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Author Topic: Villa Style, Tactics & Formations 2018/19  (Read 15124 times)

Offline Hookeysmith

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Re: Villa Style, Tactics & Formations 2018/19
« Reply #165 on: November 13, 2018, 01:24:27 PM »
Every time I read about  ‘setting traps’ I can’t help think of Claude Greengrass

I wish someone could explain it to me TBH

Offline tomd2103

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Re: Villa Style, Tactics & Formations 2018/19
« Reply #166 on: November 13, 2018, 02:11:50 PM »
Forget the full backs and wingers - none of them are up to it through a combination of lack of ability and fitness.

Go 3 - 4 - 3.

Chester - Tuanzebe - Jedinak

el-ahmadi - bjarnesson - grealish - mcginn

kodija - hogan - abrahams

No thanks!

It's a no from me as well.  Wouldn't be adverse to playing 3 at the back if the personnel was right (we would need another centre half and left wing-back before even considering it) and unlike previous incumbents, the management team actually knew how to implement the system properly and worked on it in training.  Though I prefer four at the back, a 3-4-3 might be interesting if it looked something like:

                                      Nyland

                Chester          Tuanzebe          New CB

Elmohamady         Bjarnason    McGinn                New LWB     

       Bolasie                    Abraham               Grealish     

Offline oldhill_avfc

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Re: Villa Style, Tactics & Formations 2018/19
« Reply #167 on: November 13, 2018, 03:13:19 PM »
My original post referred to making the best of the players we actually had available.




Offline tomd2103

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Re: Villa Style, Tactics & Formations 2018/19
« Reply #168 on: November 13, 2018, 03:41:22 PM »
My original post referred to making the best of the players we actually had available.

Then it would be a no from me as we haven't really got the players to play on the left of the back three or at left wing-back. 

Offline Ads

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Re: Villa Style, Tactics & Formations 2018/19
« Reply #169 on: November 13, 2018, 06:07:16 PM »
Example of a trap on Saturday was to let Keogh have the ball unmolested.

Defensively it worked as we ensured their full backs were marked and not an outlet ball. Tammy dropping deeper second half completely stopped Fat Tom having any influence and meant Keogh lumped it.

Offline XXVilla

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Re: Villa Style, Tactics & Formations 2018/19
« Reply #170 on: November 13, 2018, 06:20:50 PM »
Hark at us talking about setting traps as if we’d even heard of it before Dean Smith came along.

Offline mallo

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Re: Villa Style, Tactics & Formations 2018/19
« Reply #171 on: November 13, 2018, 11:28:59 PM »
Hark at us talking about setting traps as if we’d even heard of it before Dean Smith came along.
We all know it’s just posh talk for rolling your sleeves up. Some of us put our boots on as well - this’ll never catch on.

Offline Sexual Ealing

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Re: Villa Style, Tactics & Formations 2018/19
« Reply #172 on: November 14, 2018, 12:49:17 AM »
Hark at us talking about setting traps as if we’d even heard of it before Dean Smith came along.
We all know it’s just posh talk for rolling your sleeves up. Some of us put our boots on as well - this’ll never catch on.

I'm a bit annoyed with Bruce for merely 'asking' them to put their boots on. Some sort of system should have been in place to ensure that they complied. The refs have a question to answer too.

Offline darren woolley

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Re: Villa Style, Tactics & Formations 2018/19
« Reply #173 on: November 14, 2018, 01:19:09 PM »
Every time I read about  ‘setting traps’ I can’t help think of Claude Greengrass

I wish someone could explain it to me TBH

Or Seth Armstrong and Zak Dingle.

Offline footyskillz

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Re: Villa Style, Tactics & Formations 2018/19
« Reply #174 on: November 15, 2018, 12:15:11 AM »
Hark at us talking about setting traps as if we’d even heard of it before Dean Smith came along.

You're aware of the offside trap!?

It's the same concept !


Offline footyskillz

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Re: Villa Style, Tactics & Formations 2018/19
« Reply #175 on: November 15, 2018, 12:24:04 AM »
Every time I read about  ‘setting traps’ I can’t help think of Claude Greengrass

I wish someone could explain it to me TBH

Essentially a deliberate press of space in order to gain advantage, control and manage the play .

Strategy is to confuse and tactically out do  the opposition. They will be forced into making mistakes in giving away possession of the  football .

Thank you and good night.

Offline XXVilla

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Re: Villa Style, Tactics & Formations 2018/19
« Reply #176 on: November 15, 2018, 09:19:15 AM »
Hark at us talking about setting traps as if we’d even heard of it before Dean Smith came along.

You're aware of the offside trap!?

It's the same concept !

Everyone is suddenly an expert on traps.

Offline chrisw1

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Re: Villa Style, Tactics & Formations 2018/19
« Reply #177 on: November 15, 2018, 11:53:32 AM »
Hark at us talking about setting traps as if we’d even heard of it before Dean Smith came along.

You're aware of the offside trap!?

It's the same concept !

Everyone is suddenly an expert on traps.
I'm a bit of a dab hand with mole traps if anyone wants any tips.

Offline Clampy

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Re: Villa Style, Tactics & Formations 2018/19
« Reply #178 on: November 15, 2018, 12:54:45 PM »
Hark at us talking about setting traps as if we’d even heard of it before Dean Smith came along.

You're aware of the offside trap!?

It's the same concept !

Everyone is suddenly an expert on traps.
I'm a bit of a dab hand with mole traps if anyone wants any tips.

There's only one way to get rid of a mole......

Offline PeterWithesShin

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Re: Villa Style, Tactics & Formations 2018/19
« Reply #179 on: November 15, 2018, 08:00:58 PM »
Have a rat gnaw it off?