The eyes of an expectant nation were on us as we went to the Qatar World Cup. We'd made the Semi Finals of the last one under the old boss and we'd reached the final of the European Championships 2 years prior under my own stewardship. In fact we'd come ever so close of winning … Continue reading The Anatomy of England: 2022 World Cup
This is my recreation of Steve McClaren's 4-3-3 and 4-4-2 England tactics used in 2007. This is a part of my challenge to recreate tactics from England's past and take them to big tournaments. https://youtu.be/2hq3pbD5bxA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRTH_2JdDng Thanks to Keysi for hosting me, you can find the rest of my England series here. You can find me … Continue reading The Anatomy of England: Steve McClaren’s 4-3-3 and 4-4-2 (Videos)
The 2007 season should be well within my footballing timeline, I was 18 at the time and having been a football fan since 1996 , I should have been coming into my age football wise. However, I'd become disillusioned with Chelsea during the 2006 season and that combined with the emergence of other interests that … Continue reading The Anatomy of England: Steve McClaren’s 4-3-3
https://youtu.be/P8LWwoL_2yo Thanks to Keysi for hosting me, you can find the rest of my England series here. You can find me in FM Slack which you can join here, my channel is #braziers-England. I’m also on Twitter and Instagram. I also have my own blog where I talk about random rubbish with its own Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and fledgling YouTube.
The question of 'did the tactic work?' Should be a fairly easy one, 'did you win?' Yes and no. The tail I'm about to tell you has ups and downs, moments so terrifying that you won't sleep for weeks and emotional lows so low that after reading them you'll cry yourself to sleep. However I … Continue reading The Anatomy of England: 2020 European Championships