As we continue to celebrate our first year anniversary, attentions turn to the best of our tactics pieces from the last twelve months.
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TFN guest writer George Roberts offered up a full and frank discussion starter on the dangers of football tactics writing in July 2013. Pull up a seat, grab yourself a pint and join the debate.
Making his TFN debut in April, Elko Born defended the maligned punditry of Match Of The Day while tackling the myth of the football manager.
Simon Smith contemplated the sudden reemergence of create-and-destroy midfield partnerships in this piece first published in March.
Michael David looked at one of modern football’s most talked about positions back in October 2012; a role that is as beguiling as it is controversial, and from which we take our name from.