Bardi, Nathan and Windy host Duncan Alexander from Opta, author of Outside The Box and the OptaJoe Football Yearbook. Tonight's topics are xG and its place in football, Pochettino's evolving Spurs, the process of writing a book, Spursy stats and the truth behind the numbers at Opta. The Extra Inch was recorded at SNK Studios (snkstudios.co.uk), many thanks to Kayv.
The Extra Inch is back and we are delighted to welcome Michael Cox, AKA Zonal Marking, to discuss his new book 'The Mixer'. We're also joined by Nathan Clark and Ewan Roberts as we think about Premier League tactics of note, current tactics of note and touch on Spurs' transfer policy. One listener asks how we cope with teams that press, and we end on Further Reading.
The Extra Inch welcomes The Independent's Jack Pitt-Brooke as well as podcast regular, Nathan (TTTactics) as we discuss the en vogue Premier League tactics, Pochettino's flexibility, sweeper keepers and short passing from the back, the use of technology in football, before leaving you with some Further Reading.
Extra Inch returns to talk back threes and Pochettino's tactical flexibility, our struggles against teams that press us, the renaissance of Eriksen and Dele, and how we manage the cup competitions. We round up with some Further Reading.
We give birth to the Extra Inch, as the Win-di takeover commences. Nathan (TTTactics on Twitter) joins Windy and Bardi to... Talk Tottenham Tactics. We discuss our initial expectations of Pochettino, his Bielsa-upbringing, recent tactical tinkering, and end on the enigma that is Moussa Sissoko.