Archive | July 23, 2013

How ‘Tata’ Martino sees football

Playing spectacular football and valuing the importance of the players themselves are key aspects of the new Barça manager’s mind-set Gerardo ‘Tata’ Martino has imposed a very specific style of football in Argentina and Paraguay, the only two countries where he has managed until now. Here we present a series of quotes from interviews in the […]

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Barcelona coach Martino’s ideology shaped by Old Boys’ network

… Newell’s had won the Apertura championship in 1990-91, playing brilliant, vibrant football but, exhausted, they had stuttered badly in the Clausurachampionship and were even worse in the Apertura in 1991-92. In the whole of 1991 they had won only nine of 38 league games. The Clausura had, at least, begun with a 2-0 win over Quilmes but the humiliation against San […]

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