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In this 8-part podcast to accompany his book The Mixer: The Story of Premier League Tactics, from Route One to False Nines. Author, Guardian and ESPN journalist and editor of Zonal Marking, Michael Cox talks to Marcus Speller of The Football Ramble plus a guest panellist about the tactical development of the Premier League focusing on a key position each week.

In this 8-part podcast to accompany his book The Mixer: The Story of Premier League Tactics, from Route One to False Nines. Author, Guardian and ESPN journalist and editor of Zonal Marking, Michael Cox talks to Marcus Speller of The Football Ramble plus a guest panellist about the tactical development of the Premier League focusing on a key position each week.
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In this 8-part podcast to accompany his book The Mixer: The Story of Premier League Tactics, from Route One to False Nines. Author, Guardian and ESPN journalist and editor of Zonal Marking, Michael Cox talks to Marcus Speller of The Football Ramble plus a guest panellist about the tactical development of the Premier League focusing on a key position each week.

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English


Episodes

The Mixer Podcast Ep.8 - Managers

7/11/2017
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Mourinho, Guardiola, Conte, Ferguson, Wenger,... rounding off the series, the team talk about managers from the tracksuit motivators and man-managers to the sophisticated, tactical aficionados.

Duration:00:34:58

The Mixer Podcast Ep.7 - Strikers

7/4/2017
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The team talk about the evolution of the striker from Sutton & Shearer to Henry versus Van Nistelrooy to Suarez and Aguero,

Duration:00:27:50

The Mixer Podcast Ep.6 - Number 10s

6/27/2017
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Cantona, Bergkamp, Le Tissier, Zola, Kinkladze, Juninho - the team talk Number 10s.

Duration:00:27:21

The Mixer Podcast Ep.5 - Wingers

6/20/2017
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Marcus and Michael are joined by Tom Williamson to talk about a position that has evolved significantly during the Premier League era: the winger.

Duration:00:30:01

The Mixer Podcast Ep.4 - Central midfielders

6/13/2017
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The team cover the midfield engine room: Keane v Viera, "the Makelele role", the Gerrard - Lampard conundrum, and the emergence of Kante.

Duration:00:29:21

The Mixer Podcast Ep.3 - Centre-backs

6/6/2017
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Michael and Marcus are joined by James Horncastle to discuss the evolution of the centre-back from Des Walker and Paul McGrath to Rio Ferdinand and David Luis.

Duration:00:29:13

The Mixer Podcast Ep.2 - Full-backs

5/30/2017
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The team talk about the rise of what was once regarded as perhaps the least glamorous position in the team - but is now enjoying a renaissance: the full-back

Duration:00:28:23

The Mixer Podcast Ep.1 - Goalkeepers

5/28/2017
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In this the first episode, the team talk through the evolution of the goalkeeper during the Premier League era, from Schmeichel and Seaman to Courtois, De Gea and Loris - and everything in between.

Duration:00:30:40