Split Centre-Backs and the need for a Pivot

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There is a preponderance of complaints in this country when ‘keepers mess around with the ball in defence; when the ball goes astray, or leads to a chance for the opposition, one will find a section shaking their heads and pointing their fingers, railing against the very notion of ‘keepers attempting anything other than lumping it long. It is an old-fashioned view that ‘keepers — and defenders — should not…

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