One of the most interesting parts of being a coach is getting a grip on the tactics that a team plays – one thing for sure is there are a million different ways to play the game. A coach needs to create a playing style for the team and also have a number of different styles up his sleeve should the tactics prove ineffective against the team they are playing. MORE
Screen position is the term given to a midfielder who works just in front of the defence.
When defending, the midfielder takes up the screen position in order to stop opponents from passing into their centre forwards.
The role requires the midfielder to be on the move constantly, adjusting his position to block or intercept passes.