Ante Jukic

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Feb 04

Mark Milligan’s departure could unlock Melbourne Victory’s potential | Ante Jukic

There is now potential for an improvement in the team’s functionality in possessionAlthough repetition is fundamental in developing an individual’s technique, tactics in football are just as much conceptual. Ultimately, the keys to the game are adaptab…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/feb/05/mark-milligans-departure-could-unlock-melbourne-victorys-potential

Jan 28

Daniel Arzani towers over his Melbourne City team-mates

City coach Warren Joyce seems to not fully appreciate what a talent he has in ArzaniAs the ball helplessly rolled out of bounds, Melbourne City’s Warren Joyce barked from the touchline, “That’s fuckin’ schoolboy stuff!” After his attempted dummy in Cit…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jan/29/daniel-arzani-towers-over-his-melbourne-city-team-mates

Jan 14

Perth Glory’s static ball movement shows lack of identifiable game plan

Glory still sit only three points off A-League finals, but the pressure is coming for Kenny Lowe after four consecutive defeatsFootball, it is often said, is a results business. Most recently in the Australian game, results have provided the foundation…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jan/15/perth-glorys-static-ball-movement-shows-lack-of-identifiable-game-plan

Jan 03

A-League team-by-team report card: two out of 10 for quality

At the midpoint of the season, Sydney’s dominance puts them in a rosy light, but suggests almost every other team is coming up short At the midway point of the A-League season, despite some positive sub-plots, only two sides have performed at an enco…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jan/04/a-league-team-by-team-report-card-quality

Dec 17

A-League: Western Sydney Wanderers’s revival flatters to deceive

Josep Gombau’s tactics at Wanderers lack the fundamental principles of movement that correspond with attacking playIt is as good a time as any, with Spanish round having just passed in the A-League, to remember football provides a universal language. T…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/dec/18/a-league-western-sydney-wandererss-revival-flatters-to-deceive