Guide to Football

Welcome to Guide to Football – a guide to association football. Also known as soccer.

Tactical Theory

An abstract analysis of football tactics.

In particular, this analysis provides a framework that can be applied to the Football Manager computer game series in order to help players of the game to understand and create tactics that are played out in the game’s match engine. Such an application is currently work in progress on

Planned Additions

  • An analysis of each of the playing methods that are summarised in the Playing Methods guide.
  • Player abilities and playing method suitability.
  • Goalkeepers.
  • Match strategies.