Tag: Podcast

The post-World Cup show

It’s a fickle business, that of predicting football; even more so when it’s the World Cup in question. So how did panellists from The Lob fare during Russia 2018? We reconvene to…

How to identify talent and the use of statistics

Host Jim Hart, senior writer and coach Jon Townsend and commentator and analyst Juan Arango examine how players are evaluated during the development stage, what methods are used and whether statistics are…

The Football Italia Years, Part II

In part two of The Football Italia Years podcast, host Jim Hart speaks to calcio writers and experts Blair Newman, Luca Hodges-Ramon – authors of the written series – and Dominic Bliss to…

The Football Italia Years

To accompany our series The Football Italia Years, host Jim Hart caught up with calcio writers and experts Blair Newman, Luca Hodges-Ramon – authors of the series – and Dominic Bliss to…

Defending in the modern era, with Jamie Carragher

Has the standard of defending declined in the modern era? By looking around at the depth in talent across the upper echelons of the game, it’s clear that fewer world-class players are around…