Jetro Willems

Meet the tactics coach

It is November 2019 and the on-loan Dutchman has opened the scoring for Newcastle United against Premier League champions Manchester City. His first goal at St James’ Park. A moment of ecstasy as he wheels away towards the corner flag, his team-mates in pursuit. His first instinct is one of pure joy. His second is…

Start-up of the day

“At the top, details make all the difference,” are the words of Stefan de Vrij, footballer with FC Internazionale (Milan) and the Dutch national team. De Vrij is coached on a weekly basis by the Dutch company Tactalyse. Loran Vrielink (27), not just the owner and founder of the company but performance coach as well,…