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The Athletic Football Tactics Podcast
Michael Cox is The Athletic's football tactics writer, Mark Carey is The Athletic's football analytics writer, and along with host Ali Maxwell they break down the tactical and technical details of football each week - looking at trends, systems, players, managers and all manner of statistics in order to give you a deeper look at the matches and moments that define football.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.5 stars from 442 ratings
I Love this pod BUT
It is getting very very dry. It’s a fine line in a way and to be critical of the very thing that draws me to the pod maybe isn’t right. But it was great when you were picking the meat of the carcass, now you’re picking the meat off a finger bone of the carcass. Stuff is being way over discussed...Read full review »
NorCalStickyIcky via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/10/23
Excellent! Look forward to this every week. I’ve been watching the Premier League, other European leagues and national teams for over a decade and consistently listening to this podcast for about 6 months has enhanced how I view tactics, formations, different players, etc. Keep up the great work!
KyleN135 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/05/23
It’s ok
Casnh via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/16/22
Recent Episodes
Host Ali Maxwell is joined by The Athletic's Michael Cox, Mark Carey and Liam Tharme to reflect on Mesut Ozil's retirement and the 'death of the luxury no.10'... Was Ozil a specific case or has does the game no longer have any room for 'specialists', where else on the pitch have the guys noticed...
Published 03/31/23
Ali, Mark and Liam reconvene for another bonus tactics podcast to examine Southgate's use of 'data' in his alarming recent comments about decreasing Premier League minutes for English youngsters... Did his interpretation of the statistics lack context, how does English football compare with other...
Published 03/30/23
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