Poyet promotes new passing style

07 October 2010 03:49
Brighton boss Gus Poyet says more managers in the English leagues should adopt a passing style of play.The Uruguayan introduced the approach after taking over at the Seagulls last year, and his side currently sit top of League One. [LNB]Poyet told BBC Sussex: "Everyone is convinced in England that football needs to go that way. [LNB]"We need to coach young players to control the ball better and pass it better. Not to rush and lose it." [LNB]He added: "Sometimes people blame foreigners and I understand why they say it but some of us are trying to play football. [LNB]"The supporters can pay and watch their team win, but also enjoy the football and see plenty of action."[LNB] [LNB][LNB] Brighton welcome Bournemouth to the Withdean Stadium on Saturday, and Poyet has praised the approach of Cherries boss Eddie Howe. [LNB]"They've got one way of playing football and it works in this division," he said. [LNB]"You've got these young managers in the lower divisions trying to play football. He is one of them and I'm very pleased."

Source: BBC_Sport