Total Football 2.0: Ajax & Erik ten Hag

The final match of Group E in this season’s Champions League will not affect the standings, but there will be a lot of interested parties. For one, it matches Ajax with Bayern Munich, two sides who won consecutive hat-tricks of European Cups between 1971 and 1976. Secondly, Ajax boast one of the most exciting young […]

Tactics Explained | Total Football

It’s probably fair to say that no style of football has had as much influence on the modern game as Total Football. The style is most associated with the Ajax and Dutch national teams of the 1970s, and in fact got its name from the 1974 Netherlands World Cup side. But it had its antecedents […]