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Pearce on the 3-5-2

Published: Monday 14 March 2011, 11.07CET
England Under-21 manager Stuart Pearce talks tactics.
Published: Monday 14 March 2011, 11.07CET

Pearce on the 3-5-2

England Under-21 manager Stuart Pearce talks tactics.

England Under-21 coach Stuart Pearce discusses the 3-5-2 system, a formation which he feels requires a very specific blend of central defenders. The former full-back also ponders the various demands that the wing backs must fulfill.

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