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The Athletic Football Tactics Podcast
Hosted by Ali Maxwell, revered football tactics writer Michael Cox is joined by more of The Athletic's brightest tactics and data analytics writers to break down the tactical and technical details behind the biggest footballing stories each week - assessing the latest trends, systems, players, managers and all manner of statistics in order to give you a deeper understanding of the game.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.6 stars from 537 ratings
Great ep lads. Just on something that came up in the latest episode: the Scottish championship might be the best league in Europe for competition. Everything that is said about the English champ about competition and exciting is also true of the Scottish champ, but for the opposite reason....Read full review »
D.Adams02 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 04/29/24
I love hearing you guys talk. Your passion for data, football and communicating your findings really comes through. Naturally I gravitate towards the teams and leagues I am interested in but even when I am willing to stretch to unfamiliar topics, I find myself getting rewarded and come away from...Read full review »
Nathan_robbo via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 04/27/24
I used to love Michael’s analysis when he was humble 20 something writing about football (I found him in the build up to the 2010 World Cup), now he talks as if reclined on his throne, casually tossing out the final word on any given player or performance. 3 stars for the show, they rest of...Read full review »
Nico_laos via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/18/24
Recent Episodes
In this episode, The Athletic’s Michael Cox, Mark Carey and Liam Tharme join Ali Maxwell to talk about why this Premier League season has had an unbelievable number of goals. The number of goals being scored in the top division of English men’s football is at its highest rate since the...
Published 05/23/24
In this episode, The Athletic’s Michael Cox and Mark Carey join Ali Maxwell to put together an alternative team of the season from the 23/24 Premier League. Mark and Michael are allowed to choose one player from each of the teams in the bottom half of the Premier League to make up their...
Published 05/16/24
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