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Positioning of Players

What does 4-4-2 mean?

First # is the number of defensive players, then midfielders, finally forwards. It goes back to front (minus the keeper).

There are many different variations and theories. It is ofr more advances age groups and becomes important when teams start playing 7v7, 9v9, and finally 11v11.