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Leagues: EPL

/ 110 days ago

Jonathan Wilson interview about Bielsa, Klopp, Clough and USA

Here's our Jonathan Wilson interview, hosted by World Soccer Talk's Kartik Krishnaiyer. Jonathan Wilson joins World Soccer Talk to discuss his new soccer newsletter that’s written specifically for the U.S. audience, the evolution of soccer managers, his thoughts about Marcelo Bielsa and what he can accomplish at Uruguay, how writing for a U.S. audience is […]

General

/ 4981 days ago

Football Tactics: Thom Yorke's Role in Radiohead's 4-5-1

In our ever evolving online community, where any Joe, Tim or Reba can start a blog, post, pontificate or reminisce, the lost art of responsibility can evade even the most keenly trained eye. As budding young bloggers dressed all in their khakis attempt the fine art of emulation, a shout to their messianic journo idols, a plethora […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 5106 days ago

Jonathan Wilson Interview: World Cup Buzz Podcast

The Guardian's Jonathan Wilson is one of the most influential soccer writers in the English-language world, whose ability to explain the tactical side of the game has changed the way the game is covered. On today's podcast, the author of Sunderland: A Club Transformed, Behind the Curtain, and Inverting the Pyramid joins us to discuss […]

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/ 5106 days ago

Jonathan Wilson Interview: World Cup Buzz Podcast

The Guardian's Jonathan Wilson is one of the most influential soccer writers in the English-language world, whose ability to explain the tactical side of the game has changed the way the game is covered. On today's podcast, the author of Sunderland: A Club Transformed, Behind the Curtain, and Inverting the Pyramid joins us to discuss […]

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/ 5190 days ago

Jonathan Wilson Interview: EPL Talk Podcast

The Guardian's Jonathan Wilson is best known for his knowledge of Eastern European football as well as his tactical and formation analysis. On this episode of the EPL Talk podcast, the author of Sunderland: A Club Transformed (uk, us), Behind the Curtain (uk, us), Inverting the Pyramid (uk, us) joins us to talk about his […]

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/ 5377 days ago

Michael Owen: Past his Prime or Past His Time?

Toward the end of his book Inverting the Pyramid, Jonathan Wilson writes about the changing nature of modern football.  A player he brings up to emphasize this is Michael Owen.  To Wilson, Owen is a relic of a previous era. “He appears a player left behind by the tactical evolution of the game,” Wilson writes.  […]

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/ 5549 days ago

Premiership's Big Four Dominate Europe Because They're the Big Four: News?

Jonathan Wilson, the inimitable scholar of tactical mechanics with his recent Inverting the Pyramid: A History of Football Tactics (a book I included in a piece on tactical reductionism for this website) has made a very convincing argument why English Premier League clubs have come to dominate the Champions League in the last four seasons.  […]

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/ 5626 days ago

Last Minute Christmas Gifts For Your Football Fanatic

Looking for those last minute gifts for that Calcio loving family member?   Why not send a subscription to Soccer Italia magazine or visit the local bookstore and purchase such titles as, Mad For It by Andy Mitten Mad For It covers the world's biggest, oldest and most famous football derbies and Serie A Talk will have […]

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/ 5662 days ago

Top 10 Soccer Gifts To Add To Your Holiday Wish List

Depending where you live in this crazy world, it might be almost impossible to find soccer-related gifts in your local stores whether it's for you or your loved ones. But the Internet is a great aggregator, bringing you a treasure trove of choices. Here are ten recommended soccer items to add to your wish list […]

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/ 5701 days ago

Best New Football Books To Add To Your Holiday Wish List

Other than a few soccer blogs and a handful of literate newspapers, there isn't a plenitude of intelligent football writing available. But there is one last bastion that we can continue to depend on and that's football books. A good way to find out which books to buy are to find the ones nominated for […]