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Issue Twenty Four | Cup of Nations

A New Broom

Nick Ames

Hugo Broos on how he made Cameroon side derided as the worst in a generation into champions

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Issue Twenty Four | The Rise of the East

Raising the Dragon

William Bi

After all the investment in the league, is the China national team showing signs of improvement?

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Issue Twenty Four | Eight Bells

Inauspicious Starts

Richard Jolly

A selection of successful managerial careers that began in chaos and defeat

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Issue Twenty Three | The Past

Big Ron

Rob Smyth

The former Manchester United manager Ron Atkinson on tactics, tempo, television and Roland Nilsson

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Issue Twenty Two | Interview

The Dentist of Medellín

Carl Worswick

Francisco Maturana discusses René Higuita, the drug lords and how he reinvented the game in his homeland

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Issue Twenty One | Behind The Throne

The Alchemist

Samindra Kunti

Michel Sablon on how his ideas helped shaped Belgium’s Golden Generation

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Issue Twenty One | Coaches

The Idiot on the Right

Dan Brigham

The tempestuous playing career of the Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill

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Issue Twenty One | Coaches

From Nowhere

Michael Walker

Michael O’Neill on how he inspired Northern Ireland to qualification

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Issue Twenty One | Coaches

Changing the Culture

Karel Haring

How Pavel Vrba took the Czech Republic to France and changed the national mindset

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Issue Twenty One | Coaches

Mellow Peril

Lukas Vrablik

Ján Kozák on how calming down has helped him lead Slovakia to European Championship qualification

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Issue Twenty One | Coaches

The Cat Rescuer

Igor Rabiner

How a fall from a tree set Leonid Slutsky on his way to the top

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Issue Nineteen | Mourinho

The Devil’s Party

Jonathan Wilson

The manager, his methods and why it always goes wrong in the third season.

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Issue Nineteen | Austria

Restoring the Glory

Vladimir Novak

Austria’s coach Marcel Koller explains their first tournament qualification in 18 years

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Issue Seventeen | Beyond the Game

The Man who Sacked Himself

Philippe Auclair

Gabriel Hanot was a player, a coach, a journalist and a pioneer who remains oddly neglected in France

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Issue Seventeen | Theory

The Man who Built White Ships

Aleksandar Holiga

Stanko Poklepović, the oldest coach in Europe, and the importance of spiral impostations

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Issue Seventeen | Theory

The Whisky Option

Simon Curtis

Malcolm Allison’s time at Sporting was brief but fans remember him fondly

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Issue Seventeen | Theory

Not at All Costs

George Caulkin

Paul Tisdale has not only revolutionised how Exeter City play, but how they think

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Issue Seventeen | Theory

Wrestling with the All-Blacks

Charlie Eccleshare

How Declan Edge is trying to make New Zealand take football seriously

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Issue Seventeen | Polemics

The Trials of Baghdad Bob

Paul Brown

Can Roberto Martínez restore his reputation after a season of wilful blinkeredness?

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Issue Sixteen | Theory

Echoes in Eternity

Paul Simpson

Of all the great managers, which has been the most influential in inspiring future generations?

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Issue Sixteen | Theory

Fishing in a Small Pond

Ben Lyttleton

Ralf Rangnick explains the philosophy behind Red Bull’s investment in Salzburg and Leipzig

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Issue Sixteen | Sierra Leone

The Coach

Greg Lea

Johnny McKinstry on the challenges he faced as coach of Sierra Leone

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Issue Fifteen | Theory

Pep Talk

Marti Pararnu

How Guardiola inspired Bayern Munich before the Super Cup shoot-out against Chelsea

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Issue Thirteen | Protagonists

Better Late than Never

Vladimir Novak

Algeria’s Vahid Halilhodžić on finally making it to the World Cup as a manager

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Issue Twelve | The Rivals

An Honourable Man

Graham Hunter

How Vicente del Bosque overcame rejection by Real Madrid to lead Spain to glory

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Issue Twelve | Theory

Maximum Opportunity

Steve Menary

Was Charles Hughes a long-ball zealot, or pragmatist reacting to necessity?

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Issue Eleven | Interview

Oscar Washington Tabárez

Martin Mazur

El Maestro on how he keeps Uruguay living up to the standards of the past

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Issue Eleven | Theory

Roy's Swedish Revolution

Gunnar Persson

How Roy Hodgson transformed the face of the Swedish game

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Issue Eleven | Exile

The Lost Legend

James Horncastle

Árpád Weisz was one of Serie A’s first great coaches. He was also Jewish.

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Issue Ten | Theory

A Man for all Seasons

Aleksandar Holiga

Tomislav Ivić pioneered pressing and won league titles in five different countries

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Issue Nine | Theory

Taking the Initiative

Nick Ames

Andy Roxburgh, the former Uefa technical director, on how football tactics are changing

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Issue Eight | Theory

Mourinho's Cult of Personality

Roy Henderson

How the Real Madrid manager's charismatic authority fosters loyalty

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Issue Eight | Theory

The Lawnmower and the Teapot

Iain Macintosh

Barry Fry discusses how to motivate players and how the world of management has changed

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Issue Seven | Interview

Ivica Osim

Jonathan Wilson

The great Bosnian coach reflects on the war, Japan and Alan Mullery's lack of fair play.

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Issue Seven | Theory

Don Leo's Odyssey

Joachim Barbier

From Amsterdam to Madrid to Guadalajara to Budapest, Leo Beenhakker has never stopped learning

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Issue Seven | Theory

The English Spaniard

Philippe Auclair

Roberto Martínez discusses his conception of football and the difficulties of adapting to the dark nights of Lancashire

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Issue Six | Theory

Directing the Pianists

Philippe Auclair

Brendan Rodgers discusses the importance of possession football and what he's learned from José Mourinho

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Issue Six | Theory

Ivan the Reasonable

Antonis Oikonomidis

Ivan Jovanović explains his philosophy and how he hopes to build on Apoel's success last season

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Issue Six | Theory

The Second Coming

Federico Farcomeni

Zdenĕk Zeman talks about attacking, romance and his challenge after returning to Roma this season

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Issue Five | Theory

Roy the Rover

Philippe Auclair

Roy Hodgson explains how his travels have shaped his coaching philosophy

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Issue Four | Interview

Alex Ferguson

Philippe Auclair

Sir Alex Ferguson discusses his early start, the importance of continuity and his need to be alone

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Issue Four | London

A Very English Visionary

Martin Cloake

How the understated radicalism of Arthur Rowe defined Tottenham's style

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Issue Four | London

The Bald Eagle and the Modern Way

Bob Yule

How Jim Smith brought the 3-5-2 to Queen's Park Rangers

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Issue Four | Theory

Deschamps-Suaudeau

Patrick Dessault

Didier Deschamps and Jean-Claude Suaudeau debate the modern vogue for attacking football

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Issue Three | Spartak

Fallen Idol

Igor Rabiner

The decline of Spartak Moscow is inextricably bound up with the fortunes of their former coach, Oleg Romantsev

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Issue Three | Theory

The Mind has Mountains

Lars Sivertsen

Egil Olsen talks about his conception of the game, Wimbledon and his geographical trivia

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Issue Three | Theory

The Head Case

John Sinnott

Standard Liège's Michel Bruyninckx leads the way in developing footballers' mental capacity

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Issue Three | Football Manager

The Ballad of Bobby Manager: My Autobiography (Part Three)

Iain Macintosh

When somebody takes their game of Football Manager just a little too seriously...

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Issue Two | Le Blues

Font of all Knowledge?

Matt Spiro

The Clairefontaine academy was once the envy of the world, but has it gone stale?

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Issue Two | Interview

Dragan Stojković

Andrew McKirdy

Dragan Stojković on his philosophical similarities to Arsène Wenger, his lost years and Japan's development

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Issue Two | Back From the Brink

Football to Remember

Uli Hesse

How Borussia Dortmund returned from the verge of extinction to win the Bundesliga title

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Issue Two | Football Manager

The Ballad of Bobby Manager: My Autobiography (Part Two)

Iain Macintosh

When somebody takes their game of Football Manager just a little too seriously...

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Issue One | Leeds

Mind of Peace

Anthony Clavane

David Peace discusses the inspiration behind The Damned Utd and why he won't apologise to John Giles

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Issue One | Leeds

44 Days, Later

Lawrence Donegan

Why Jock Stein lasted no longer than Brian Clough at Elland Road

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Issue One | Theory

The Brain in Spain

Sid Lowe

Juanma Lillo, mentor to Pep Guardiola, explains his thinking on clubs, coaching and why society is sick

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Issue One | Denmark '92

Once Upon a Time...

Dave Farrar

The fairy story of Denmark's 1992 European Championship campaign

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Issue Zero | Interview

Guus Hiddink

Philippe Auclair

Philippe Auclair talks to Guus Hiddink about his latest challenge, as coach of Turkey

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Issue Zero | Bosnian Coaching

The Professor of Mostar

Sasa Ibrulj

Sulejman Rebac never won a trophy as a manager, but 35 years after his retirement, his influence continues to be felt across Europe

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Issue Zero | Bosnian Coaching

The Watchmaker of Travnik

Vladimir Novak

After six decades in football, could Ćiro Blažević’s odyssey be coming to an end in China?

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Issue Zero | Polemics

What's Good for the Goose...

Paul Tomkins

Just because a manager has had success with one club does not mean his methods will transfer to another

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Issue Zero | Football Manager

The Heidenheim Chronicles

Iain Macintosh

When somebody takes their game of Football Manager just a little too seriously...

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