Teams to follow... - Tradução em português

Roy Hodgson, the England manager, has not been particularly amused by Lineker's musings and said this week: "What is the dark ages? We were playing two front players and asking at least one of those front players, when we lose the ball, to make certain he drops down and helps out in midfield. Just as Borussia Dortmund did in the [Champions League] final. Just like we've done in the past."

The man's got a point. What is the dark ages? Encyclopædia Britannica tells us this:
Dark Ages: the early medieval period of western European history. Specifically, the term refers to the time (476–800) when there was no Roman (or Holy Roman) emperor in the West; or, more generally, to the period between about 500 and 1000, which was marked by frequent warfare and a virtual disappearance of urban life. It is now rarely used by historians because of the value judgment it implies. Though sometimes taken to derive its meaning from the fact that little was then known about the period, the term’s more usual and pejorative sense is of a period of intellectual darkness and barbarity.
Intellectual darkness and barbarity? Ouch. Surely, England are not that bad, Gary? Well, let's see what happens tonight.

Teams to follow.

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"We were playing two front players and asking at least one of those front players, when we lose the ball, to make certain he drops down and helps out in midfield."
Nós estávamos jogando com dois atacantes e pedindo que pelo menos um deles, quando perdermos a bola, ter certeza que ele volte para ajudar no meio-de-campo.

The man's got a point - O homem tem razão.

"Drop down" in this context means "to go back into midfield to help out'.
When he says "dark ages", he means the 4-4-2 formation which doesn't really work in today's football. That's why there are variations, such as, 4-5-1 or 4-4-1-1.

Teams to follow - Times a seguir.
The teams selection that will be on the teamsheet to be presented to the referee at least one hour before the game. Once he has it, it will be put on the text.
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