The 4-2-3-1 is the favored formation of many top teams in world soccer at both club and national team level. This fluid, attack minded system has come to the forefront thanks to it's success at the highest levels. Most notably, Spain utilized the 4-2-3-1 in winning both the 2008 European Championship and the 2010 World Cup. Top club sides Arsenal, Real Madrid, Inter Milan and Bayern Munich have also had success with the system.
In this book, Wayne Harrison breaks down the 4-2-3-1 and discusses the principles, player roles and responsibilities, variations and adjustments based on the opponent's strategy. He also offers a complete coaching plan to implement this system including specific training exercises complete with detailed diagrams and coaching points.
This is the most comprehensive coaching manual dealing specifically with the 4-2-3-1 ever written.
Print version is 270+ pages.
Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende
Wayne has a wealth of knowledge at the highest levels of the game both as a professional player; having played for Blackpool and Sheffield Wednesday Football Clubs in England and Oulu Palloseura in the Finnish Premier league; and a professional coach having been the Director of Coaching of Youth Development for Blackpool amongst other coaching positions. He has also represented Great Britain as a player in the World Student Games in Mexico. He has written 10 Coaching books and has authored many articles for “World Class Coaching” and “Soccer Journal” Magazines in the United States and “Insight” Magazine in England. He holds the prestigious UEFA “A” License, and the NSCAA Premier Diploma, as well as an English Bachelors Degree in Applied Physiology and Sports Psychology. He is also a successful football clinician for the education of coaches, presenting at coaching symposiums worldwide, including the NSCAA Convention, the World Class Coaching International Seminar, the Soccer Coaches’ Super Clinic and many State Symposiums throughout the United States. Wayne had previously spent 9 years in the USA perfecting his Football Coaching and Training Methodology and was more recently the Director of Coaching for the Youth Academy of Al Ain Football Club in the United Arab Emirates, a famous professional football club in the Middle East and Asian Regions of the World and former Asian Cup Winners. In his two years there the Youth Academy was voted the top Academy in the UAE by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council and his youth teams won seven National Championships at various age groups during his tenure.