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My game, my world – Bielsa’s view of football

My game, my world – Bielsa’s view of football

By Samindra Kunti – Amsterdam, Aspire4Sport Global Summit on Football Performance & Science – The late Johan Cruyff is the godfather of football theory. His disciple Pep Guardiola, who is coaching at Manchester City, is a close second. But who comes third in the hierarchy of cerebral football minds? Whose thinking has been as influential as […]

Top quotes from Aspire4Sport 2016

Top quotes from Aspire4Sport 2016

By Samindra Kunti, Amsterdam Arena – Marcelo Bielsa was the undoubted headliner at this year’s Aspire Global Summit on Football Performance & Science, but here is Football Qatar’s take-away in eleven quotes. Xavi Hernandez (former Spain & Barcelona captain, now with Al Sadd)    On the prospects of Pep Guardiola in the Premier League “If there […]

Q & A with Marc Overmars

Q & A with Marc Overmars

by Samindra Kunti – Amsterdam Arena – Ajax’s director of football Marc Overmars has said that the time might be right for Arsene Wenger to become the new England manager. In an exclusive interview with Football Qatar at the Aspire4Sport Global Summit on Football Performance & Science in Amsterdam the former Arsenal and Barcelona player also discussed the […]