Absa Premiership

Tinkler: Let's move past 4-4-2 system

2015-05-05 12:10
Eric Tinkler (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Eric Tinkler admits that Orlando Pirates as a club “have moved beyond” the 4-4-2 system.

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Pirates are set to face Kaizer Chiefs in the fifth edition of the Carling Black Label Cup which takes place at FNB Stadium on 25 July.

While fans will have the chance to vote their favourite players into the starting line-up, a 'Consumer Coach' will also be selected for both teams.

As such, Tinkler will be able to watch the match without the usual pressure or coaching duties.

However, the coach is not too thrilled at the decision to employ a 4-4-2 system for the CBL Cup.

"Eish, the fans are always voting for the 4-4-2 system in this match," Tinkler said.

"I really think we have moved beyond this system as a club but hey why complain. This is their opportunity to express themselves for a change.

"In this way they feel more a part of the club in their own right instead of me imposing ideas on them. I have the rest of the season to do that!"

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