Top 75 Tactical Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Tactical Quotes from famous people such as Eniola Aluko, Erik Lamela, Bojan Krkic, Peter Pace, Alex Pareene, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

The problem with tactical novelties that might lead to

The problem with tactical novelties that might lead to a manager being hailed as a hero is that if they do not come off they are the villain.
Eniola Aluko
As a youngster in South America, there is more chance to express your talent, without thinking too much about formations and tactics. Football over here is much more tactical, so when you come to Europe, you have to learn a lot about these aspects.
Erik Lamela
Italian football is just how I imagined it to be – far more tactical than the Spanish game which is based on technique.
Bojan Krkic
Today’s tactical victory does not guarantee tomorrow’s strategic success.
Peter Pace
An American parliamentary system with proportional representation wouldn’t immediately or inexorably lead to a flourishing social democracy, but it would at least correct the overrepresentation of an ideological minority and cut down on intentional tactical economic sabotage.
Alex Pareene
Training under Conte is strange – there’s a lot of tactical work. In that respect, though, he is one of the best coaches I have ever had.
Marco Verratti
There were no strategic mistakes that could affect Russia’s history and it further development. No, there were no such mistakes. Tactical errors were made in some less significant options, problems and so on. But, on the whole, Russia embarked on a correct path and it changed.
Boris Yeltsin
Acting requires emotional flexibility and demands, and directing is more cerebral and managerial and a tactical kind of thing.
Tim Matheson
I don’t really like all these tactical systems people talk about: 3-5-2, 4-3-3, and all that.
Massimiliano Allegri
I can say when it comes to championships it’s a tactical race and normally you don’t have a pacesetter who can set a pace for fast times. That is why you see that obviously we fall around 1:43 because that is the most favorable one can run from the front.
David Rudisha
I learned a lot from Arsene Wenger, especially his tactical systems and how to plan things game to game, week to week and month to month.
Sol Campbell
I think that’s the beauty of being a private company: you get to choose when you disclose something. You can play it in a strategic way or in a tactical way.
Taavet Hinrikus
What drives 90 percent of stuff is not the small tactical decisions or the personal relationships but the big, macro political incentives.
Daniel Pfeiffer
In France, it is important to work every morning on the tactical. Wenger worked every morning on the tactical.
Robert Pires
In tactics and training, we do more with Conte. We work a lot of tactical positions, and we know exactly what we have to do on the pitch, where I have to go, and where the defenders have to go. We know exactly what to do.
Eden Hazard
The most important thing is that you find a way to bring your thoughts into the hearts of the players. The tactical details are important because they can make a big difference.
Daniel Farke
In Spain, everything’s more tactical, more technical, with more possession. In Germany, it’s more physical; it’s about the runs you make, the counterattacks, and the German mentality is unique: whatever the score, you go to the 90th minute.
Thiago Alcantara
Certification programs for social media are blossoming as a response to the demand for more social media training. Both industry professionals and recent graduates are tapping into tactical training programs to help them stay up to date as the industry grows.
Ryan Holmes
The future battle on the ground will be preceded by battle in the air. This will determine which of the contestants has to suffer operational and tactical disadvantages and be forced throughout the battle into adoption compromise solutions.
Erwin Rommel
Kobe was my favorite player from just the way he went about competition. He was so skilled, but his mindset and his approach were really what I took away from him more than anything. How tactical, passionate and detailed he is about the game – he really loved the game.
Julius Randle
I went to Ferguson and walked with the demonstrators and saw this heavily armed police force, tactical units pointing sniper rifles at my constituents who were there exercising their constitutional rights.
William Lacy Clay, Jr.
Without question, women can act with bravery, foresight, and tactical intelligence.
Heather Mac Donald
Reality does not easily give up meaning; it’s the biographer’s job to clobber it into submission. You’re meant not only to tame it but to extract substance, to identify cause and axiomatic effect. You subsist on the tactical omissions, the hollow words, the oddly unconnected dots.
Stacy Schiff
It’s called tactical periodisation because you push the physical and the psychological part together, but with organisation. So you run, but you run all the time with the ball. Always with the ball.
Carlos Carvalhal
So we have a group within the office that is devoted to support for the war fighter. That’s, of necessity, an operational and tactical level of concern.
Stephen Cambone
Tactical and technical awareness can only improve and sharpen with time.
Tobin Heath
Even without tactical discipline, what is important for a team is having players with maturity and a sense of responsibility.
Dani Alves
Keynes was scarcely a ‘revolutionary’ in any real sense. He possessed the tactical wit to dress up ancient statist and inflationist fallacies with modern, pseudoscientific jargon, making them appear to be the latest findings of economic science.
Murray Rothbard
Football is not just about physical, technical, tactical. It’s mental, really.
Marco Silva
In Brazil, we believe a lot in skill. We think it will decide matches and tournaments. Sometimes we forget the tactical side.
Lucas Moura
The tactical way of Pep is the most incredible I have ever seen. When he was at Barcelona, that was their best team, I think.
Gerard Deulofeu
Pep is at a very high tactical level. A teacher who wan

Pep is at a very high tactical level. A teacher who wants to know every detail of the game.
Ilkay Gundogan
Seeking an acquisition from the start is more than just bad advice for an entrepreneur. For the entrepreneur it leads to short term tactical decisions rather than company-building decisions and in my view often reduces the probability of success.
Vinod Khosla
Pep’s tactical and technical assessments are like nothing I’ve ever seen before, and I think that’s why people enjoy to see him fail.
Vincent Kompany
The cooperation of navies from around the world promises high tactical value for the ships, aircraft, and divers involved; while demonstrating international resolve in defending maritime security against potential threats.
John C. Stennis
Arsene Wenger took a lot of inspiration from players, he gave you a lot of freedom. Unai Emery is a bit more tactical.
Hector Bellerin
I think, in general, the coaches in Italy are much more tactical; that’s just how the league works.
Wojciech Szczesny
Conte is a hard trainer, who likes to work on the physical and tactical aspect. When you are training you suffer, but then you thank him in the field.
Marcos Alonso
Make-up is all about shading; it’s about tactical application.
Natalie Dormer
Tactical Work is the work you do every day in your business to generate income, along with all of the operational, financial, and management tasks that entails.
Michael Gerber
Penal law was not created by the common people, nor by the peasantry, nor by the proletariat, but entirely by the bourgeoisie as an important tactical weapon in this system of divisions which they wished to introduce.
Michel Foucault
On the eighteenth of December 1972, when we thought we were getting another of the hundreds of little tactical air raids, we heard the bombs going in out there in the railroad yards and this went on for about thirty minutes.
James Stockdale
Eddie Howe was the most tactical manager I have worked under.
Glenn Murray
A coach once told me there are four factors that determine a players’ performance: his tactical awareness, his physical condition, his technical ability and his mental strength.
Gary Neville
I like the idea of playing with a bit more tactical freedom, either in a deeper role or supporting the strikers more often.
Despite what you hear in the news from the Obama administration and the military, our strategy of conducting infrequent airstrikes and re-taking pockets of Iraq and Syria terrain will only help us achieve short-lived tactical victories.
Michael T. Flynn
I have evolved a lot as a player working with Klopp, who is a very tactical coach.
Roberto Firmino
We don’t see the game as a tactical game.
Andre Villas-Boas
I remember that, often, Mike Phelan would just nip down to the touchline for a message to one or two players. It was usually just a tactical thing. But when Sir Alex comes to the touchline, all the players know that it’s serious stuff.
Edwin van der Sar
You can always improve with the team. There are tactical things, finishing in front of goal, speed as well.
Madrid’s players are carried along by the football itself, what they feel in each moment; they’re not guided by tactical rigor or a specific structure.
Quique Setien
The GRU is used for both tactical intelligence collection in the battlefield in support of Russian military operations and also strategic active measures or psychological warfare overseas.
Dmitri Alperovitch
In Europe, matches are different because you play a lot on a one-on-one basis. There’s less tactical importance in the Champions League. The value of the individual player makes the difference.
Massimiliano Allegri
Even when you are right, there are costs and taxes associated with being tactical. When you are wrong, there are opportunity costs.
Barry Ritholtz
In England, I have acquired more tactical knowledge and improved the speed of my decision making.
I’ve fought tactical fights in a gym, but never in a fight before.
Tommy Morrison
Preparing your tactical formation is essential. Each player needs to know where he has to be, and that is why there needs to be mutual understanding: because you need absolute discipline.
Louis van Gaal
Strategic Work is all about the big questions: Who? What? When? Where? Why? Tactical Work is all about answers: This is the system we use to do each task. This is how we do it, how we measure it, how we monitor it.
Michael Gerber
I’m just fighting a lot of high-level guys. I feel everyone is trying to be tactical, everyone is trying to put their A-game out there, and I have to find a way to win. I’m all about moving on and trying to get better.
Robbie Lawler
I am very proud of being Brazilian, but I am also thankful for having the chance to play in Germany for four and a half years. I have completely changed the way I play football because Germany is a tougher, faster game which is more tactical with tighter marking.
Roberto Firmino
The older I get and the harder it is to maintain a six pack, the more I wish I wore a tactical vest and cargo pants like Roman Reigns.
Randy Orton
Most Americans will be horrified that President Obama is compromising our deterrent to chemical and biological attacks on this country. Our allies will also be troubled by his aspiration to eliminate U.S. tactical nuclear weapons in Europe.
Frank Gaffney
I kept track of everything Mourinho did, from his train

I kept track of everything Mourinho did, from his training methods to his tactical analysis – I have it all stored on my computer. I want to be a manager like him in the future.
Wesley Sneijder
The plan we developed to deal with al Qaeda depended on developing sources of human and technical intelligence that could give us insights into his plans at the tactical level. This is easy to say but hard to accomplish.
Cofer Black
I don’t think I will play every game, depending on the tactical situation, depending on the opponent, but I will do everything to try and help the team.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan
I play football in training all the time with my male friends, who are also professionals. But playing together in competition? I just don’t see it. We have the ability, we have the technique, we have the tactical understanding, but there are physical limitations. You can’t get away from that.
In football, 80% of the game is played in your head; the other 20% is physical and tactical.
Javier Mascherano
I was quite intrigued by the idea of following the exploits of people who are often in the margins. You see the negotiators, but it’s usually the SWAT team or the tactical team that draw our eye.
Luke Roberts
Iraq… has also had contacts with al-Qaida. Their ties may be limited by divergent ideologies, but the two sides’ mutual antipathy toward the United States and the Saudi royal family suggests that tactical cooperation between them is possible.
George Tenet
There are some people who might have better technique than me, and some may be fitter than me, but the main thing is tactics. With most players, tactics are missing. You can divide tactics into insight, trust, and daring. In the tactical area, I think I just have more than most other players.
Johan Cruyff
If you play at Anfield, for me, it’s not a tactical game. It’s to play with confidence, to trust the players.
Thomas Tuchel
I think obviously the men’s game has a greater emphasis on physique and strength and speed. The women’s game can be quite skilful and tactical by comparison.
Eniola Aluko
Jurgen Klopp is more the emotional one and someone who can motivate really well. Pep Guardiola is more tactical, who always takes care of details and wants to show you how to do everything. Both are world-class managers and both have their own qualities. Both are amazing personalities.
Ilkay Gundogan
Some of the yellow cards I get are for tactical fouls, which is fair enough, but I don’t like the others – the ones for protesting.
Marco Verratti
I do not agree that South Korea needs to develop our own nuclear weapons or relocate tactical nuclear weapons in the face of North Korea’s nuclear threat.
Moon Jae-in