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Years ago, the East Tokyo United soccer team was a force to be reckoned with, captained by the talented and charismatic Takeshi Tatsumi. But after leaving suddenly to join an amateur team in England, ETU's record and morale quickly plummeted, their meager status kept afloat only by the efforts of new captain Murakoshi. Now, several years have passed and Takeshi is in town once more, this time to bring the team back to victory. But with fans resentful of the man's former departure, clashing personalities on the team and Takeshi's unorthodox and lackadaisical coaching style, ETU's rise to fame won't be easy...
Two baseball manga about an unorthodox coach who's asked to train a team of misfits and bring them to glory - both are quite long-running as well, and will likely hold your interest if you liked one or the other.
Both series feature A controversial ex-player now turned into coach for the very team he played in his young days.
Both have un-orthodox coaching ways which are not liked by the players at first but they start to realize there true aims when they plan matches.
Both are interesting reads.