BREAKING GROUND: HOW MAURIZIO SARRI BECAME ONE OF EUROPE’S MOST EXCITING MANAGERS

From the finance department of a bank to one of the biggest clubs in England, Maurizio Sarri’s story is rare. This piece takes you through the wandering in the lower leagues and the eventual success at Empoli that inspired the manager he is today. Continue reading BREAKING GROUND: HOW MAURIZIO SARRI BECAME ONE OF EUROPE’S MOST EXCITING MANAGERS

BREAKING GROUND: HOW SEVEN YEARS AT MAINZ SHAPED THE EVENTUAL LEGEND OF JURGEN KLOPP

Energetic and charismatic, Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp has achieved his status amongst the elite managers of the modern game through shrewd transfer business and continued overachievement with his clubs. Klopp is beloved by fans and reporters alike. His primarily jovial nature has led to some noteworthy sound bites, and his personality creates lasting legacies with the fans of the sides he manages. Before becoming a … Continue reading BREAKING GROUND: HOW SEVEN YEARS AT MAINZ SHAPED THE EVENTUAL LEGEND OF JURGEN KLOPP

BREAKING GROUND: ANTONIO CONTE’S ROLLER COASTER ADVENTURE TO THE TOP

There aren’t many managers in the modern day with a better tactical education than Antonio Conte. In his years as a box-to-box midfielder for Juventus and the Italian national team, he played under Giovanni Trapattoni, Marcello Lippi, Carlo Ancelotti, Arrigo Sacchi, and Dino Zoff. Barring Fabio Capello, as Conte pointed out at the 2013 Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai, that’s a clean sweep of Italy’s … Continue reading BREAKING GROUND: ANTONIO CONTE’S ROLLER COASTER ADVENTURE TO THE TOP

BREAKING GROUND: UNAI EMERY’S JOURNEY FROM SPAIN TO ARSENAL

It was never going to be easy for anyone to follow Arsène Wenger as Arsenal manager, much in the same way as it has been a difficult task at Manchester United after Sir Alex Ferguson stepped away in 2013. In order to succeed at the Emirates, the Gunners wanted an individual that is completely dedicated to their craft and confident in their abilities to lead … Continue reading BREAKING GROUND: UNAI EMERY’S JOURNEY FROM SPAIN TO ARSENAL