Post by ScholesEvilTwin on May 17, 2010 10:49:49 GMT
I know that the WC is a big deal and its imperative to take the right players to succeed, but why do managers complain about their players playing too many club games through the season before the WC and then play so many friendly games in such a short space of time?
For example - Mexico have played 4 friendlies in 9 days between the 7th May and yesterday(16th) and they have another 4 friendlies planned in 11 days between the 24th May and 3rd June.
As i said i know its important to give every player a chance and to be prepared, but are 8 games in a month really going to achieve that? Surely the manager should have a fair idea of the bulk of his squad already? And should only need so many games if aload of his preferred players were unavailable for the WC and he needed to check out others.
And they have the cheek to complain about them playing so much for their clubs?? Who pays their wages again?
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It's a bit cheeky on their part, but i cna understand why they did it. You only have to look at 2004 and Greece to see the benefits. Lets be honest, they weren''t really talented, but what they did do was stop playing football 2 months before the tourny and started training together way ahead of everyone else.
But then playing 8 friendlies plucked straight from your usual season seems counter productive. I'm hoping Rooney is with his feet up doing fuck all atm.
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