How Important Is A Team’s ‘Style’ Of Football?

How important is a teams’ style of football when it comes to judging a side, or even a manager himself? From ‘Tika-Taka’ to ‘parking the bus’, every side will want to have a style and approach to the game that gives them their own identity. Focusing mainly on attacking and ‘attractive football’, we want to study how important style truly is. First of all, what defines ‘attractive football’? Ultimately there are a few features that need to be included in a team’s tactics in order to play football that’s easy on the eye. Barcelona, Arsenal, and the modern day Manchester City under Pep Guardiola have been known for their ability to dominate football matches by; retaining possession of the ball, moving