How Australia plays - in a nutshell from Zonal Marking
Yes, we all have an opinion on the defensive set up favoured by the national coach, but for an excellent insight into our 4-2-3-1 style, complete with more illustrations like the one above, check out the analysis at the Zonal Marking website here
Tony Harper is a sports writer and editor. South Africa 2010 was his third FIFA World Cup and he has covered three Olympic Games, two Rugby World Cups, and world championships in track and field, swimming, and cycling. Having worked on the road for AAP and The AP, he became sports editor at The Sun Herald in Sydney before moving to ACP to launch Inside Cricket Magazine.
After a stint doing freelance writing and PR for the South Coast A-League bid, he has returned to ACP as launch editor of Football + and a second stint at Inside Cricket.