Eintracht Frankfurt: Pre-Season

We’ve familiarised ourselves with the senior and youth squads and have formed a rough idea of the type of Football/System we’ll be trying to utilise, and pre-season would offer us a great platform to be able to chop and change between the set-up in an attempt to gradually piece together that winning formula. Read more


Eintracht Frankfurt: Youth Club

No, not that type of youth club…There’ll be no dancing to S-Club 7 while sipping Fanta for these lads. Instead we’ll be looking at the top youth talent inside the club, the ‘Under 19’ side and the process in which I’ll be looking to develop the younger generation in the year(s) to come.  Read More

Eintracht Frankfurt: Squad Analysis

It’s currently 6:15am; only 12 hours have passed since the announcement of my hiring at Eintracht Frankfurt. I’ve never been a first-team manager before and the reality that I’m going to be managing a team in the top-flight of German Football still hasn’t dawned on me despite the number of pinches I’ve given myself. With my morning coffee brewed and the light beaming through the window of my hotel suite, it was time to work my way through the stack of ‘familiarisation folders’ that had been given to me by the club chairman Fredi Bobic. First on the list; Squad Analysis. Read More