Detailing The Pyramid, Part 1: Interview with Jonathan Wilson And Others

Earlier this month, exclusive members of EPL Talk Pro received the first part of a new audio documentary series that was entitled Detailing The Pyramid. Parts two and three are in the works, but we thought we’d give EPL Talk readers a taste of what you’re missing.

Thus, we present to you, as a special treat:

Detailing The Pyramid

Looking at the current role of tactical analysis in football coverage

Part 1:
Meeting The Growing Demand

Richard Farley

Executive Producer:
Christopher Harris

March 8, 2011.

To listen to the audio, press play on the above audio player. Or feel free to click the “Download” button to save the audio to your computer, mobile device or portable music player.

In part one of this three part series, Richard Farley interviews some of the leading experts on football tactics, such as:

Jonathan Wilson (The Guardian)

Michael Cox (Zonal Marking)

Andy Brassell (BBC World Football Phone-In)

Bobby McMahon (Fox Soccer Report)

Grant Wahl (Sports Illustrated)

Richard Whittall (A More Splendid Life)

Oliver Kay (The Times)

Luke Moore (Football Ramble)

The experts discuss, among other things, how we got to where we are today with football tactics, the influence of Wilson’s book Inverting The Pyramid, and much more.

We hope you enjoy this first episode. Parts two and three will be released in the coming weeks to EPL Talk Pro members only. Parts two and three will not be released to the general public. The only way to get them will be to sign up for EPL Talk Pro for $4.99/month.

To learn more about the benefits of becoming an EPL Talk Pro member, for just 16 cents per day, visit or sign up today.


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