Is Tactical Analysis McCall Guesswork?

Pure Fitbaw spoke to Stuart McCall at the IRN-BRU Cup 2nd Round draw recently and we took the opportunity to ask him about his experiences playing for Scotland and his thoughts about the national team ahead of our fixtures in September. McCall was selected for Italia 90 just months after his international debut and scored his only Scotland goal in the group stage match against Sweden. We've reviewed the goal to understand how this incredible moment came about for the player.

Compact Defending and Quick Transitions: Uruguay 2018 World Cup Tactical Snapshot

Written for Pure Fitbaw by Laurie McGinley The 2018 World Cup, in Russia, has been an excellent tournament full of late goals,  world class players showing their skills and attributes and dark horses coming to attention. One of those dark horses is Uruguay and I have been studying them throughout the group stages and have analysed how they defend as a team and how they transition from defence to attac