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In-depth tactical, historical & geopolitical breakdowns of the beautiful game. From the team behind the Tifo Football YouTube channel. Hosted by Joe Devine.

In-depth tactical, historical & geopolitical breakdowns of the beautiful game. From the team behind the Tifo Football YouTube channel. Hosted by Joe Devine.

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United Kingdom

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In-depth tactical, historical & geopolitical breakdowns of the beautiful game. From the team behind the Tifo Football YouTube channel. Hosted by Joe Devine.

Language:

English


Episodes

Sensible Transfers: Camavinga, Upamecano, and Ornstein on being Ornstein

1/20/2021
David Ornstein talks to the Tifo team about scooping exclusives, the process behind being a football journalist during the transfer window, and offers some advice to budding journos. And Joe, Seb and Alex discuss where wonder-kid Eduardo Camavinga might go, where Upamecano could fit, and if not United, where would Sancho go? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:27:41

Sensible Transfers: Pogba, Haaland, MLS talent and Pirlo’s Juventus

1/18/2021
James Horncastle speaks to the Tifo team about the Italian tax law that is bringing the top talent back to Serie A, how Serie A avoided a TV deal with MediaPro and what’s going on with Pirlo’s Juve. And Joe, Seb and Alex discuss what the future holds for Paul Pogba, Erling Haaland and some MLS talent in our Sensible Transfers segment. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:19

Dybala, Isco, Diaby and how the Trippier ban could change sport betting

1/13/2021
More sensible transfers, this time Joe Seb and Alex pick up Dybala, Isco and Diaby and suggest where they might fit. Plus Jack Pitt-Brooke talks to the team about the Trippier betting ban - who reported the betting offence? Why? And what precedent does this set for betting in sport? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:48

Sensible Transfers: Free agents, Wijnaldum, Alaba & the Burnley takeover

1/11/2021
Free agents are the focus of sensible transfers this time... Joe Seb and Alex chat about players that are nearing the end of their contracts - Wijnaldum, David Alaba and Lionel Messi are among those mentioned. Plus, the team speak to Matt Slater about how the Burnley takeover may not be what it seems, and Gregg Evans about Aston Villa’s dramatic upturn in Premier League form this season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:32:45

Sensible Transfers: Draxler, Buendia, Kepa & Lampard’s future

1/6/2021
... This time Joe, Seb and Alex cover Kepa Arrizabalaga, Julian Draxler and Emi Buendia. They ask The Athletic's Chelsea correspondent Liam Twomey if Lampard’s departure is now a case of “when” not “if”. And Joey D’Urso is here to talk about football’s 'culture wars'. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:03:40

Sensible Transfers: Dele Alli, Diego Costa, Yves Bissouma & Media Pro

1/4/2021
Sensible Transfers is back, but with a twist. We're covering teams in our videos, but for our podcasts we'll be covering players! Today's players include Dele Alli, Diego Costa & Yves Bissouma - where could they go & how would they fit? We also discuss the Media Pro situation in France and why players in the French leagues are currently a bargain. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:52:24

Paul Smith of Maximo Park

12/21/2020
Paul Smith, Middlesbrough fan & frontman of Maximo Park, joins Joe for a conversation all about football, music and culture. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:04:23

Ollie Marland from Lost + Found on Port Vale, X-Factor and frozen work boots!

12/16/2020
Joe Devine speaks to musician Ollie Marland. Ollie used to play football for Port Vale, but now is a singer... They talk about grafting at League 2 level, playing against some future stars, measuring oneself against Premier League talent, the heartbreaking reality of broken promises in the music industry, and how he is rebuilding his music career with The Wanted’s Tom Parker by releasing So Into You under the alias Lost + Found. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:15

State of the Club: Chelsea

12/15/2020
Seb Stafford-Bloor talks to Dom Fifield about Chelsea's recent coaching history, from the money spent to sack Antonio Conte, to the reasoning behind the appointment of Maruizio Sarri, and finally: Frank Lampard's tenure and future. This episode is an extended version of a clip from Tifo Football's recent State of the Club episode on Chelsea. Visit the Tifo Football YouTube channel for the full video, including contributions from David Ornstein and Matt Slater, Alex Stewart on Chelsea's...

Duration:00:42:58

Can Tottenham win the Premier League?

12/9/2020
After watching Tottenham’s victory in the North London Derby, Joe Devine, Alex Stewart and Seb Stafford-Bloor debate their title credentials, while also discussing where and how Jose Mourinho has had such an impact in North London. For this week's partnership, go to www.virginwines.co.uk/theathletic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:52:27

Concussion, with Dr Chris Nowinski

12/8/2020
Seb Stafford-Bloor is joined by Dr Chris Nowinski, co-founder and CEO of the Concussion Legacy Foundation. Dr Nowinski is an American football player-turned WWE professional wrestler-turned neuroscientist. He suffered a career ending head injury that led him to turn his focus towards neuroscience. Seb talks to him about his journey, and what football can do to better protect the welfare of players. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:08

Tim Spiers on Jimenez, Fabio Silva and recovering from European football

12/2/2020
Joe and Seb are joined by The Athletic’s Wolverhampton Wanderers correspondent Tim Spiers, to discuss Raul Jimenez’ head injury and the young understudy who will deputise in his absence - the unknown Fabio Silva. Plus, the trio revisit Tim’s incredibly detailed article on how players recover from gruelling European away games. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:32

Josh from You Me At Six on Arsenal & Football

11/30/2020
Joe Devine chats with Josh Franceschi from You Me At Six about the Arsenal family, playing 7-a-side with strangers, music’s relationship with football, his friendship with Tomas Rosicky, appearing on FIFA and the power of influence of both musicians and footballers. ... Plus, You Me At Six have a new album out - SUCKAPUNCH Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:10

Fulham, West Ham, Arsenal & Spurs

11/25/2020
Seb Stafford-Bloor & Alex Stewart discuss whether Fulham are "this season’s Norwich City" - Pretty going forwards, but can’t defend! In contrast, Arsenal look solid but struggle going forward. West Ham and David Moyes are doing well, so is this the season for gnarly managers - like Mourinho? And did Jose answer the critics, who say he is outdated, by beating Guardiola’s Man City? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:18

Andy Townsend on Jack Charlton

11/23/2020
Joe Devine and Seb Stafford-Bloor talk to Andy Townsend, as he remembers life in the Irish squad under Jack Charlton. They talk about Italia '90, USA '94 and Charlton's effect on both the players he coached and the national psyche during his decade in charge. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:26

British Asians & The Pathway Into Professional Football

11/18/2020
Joe Devine and Seb Stafford-Bloor learn a lot from Razi Hassan, founder of 'Beyond Entertainment', and Maziar Kouhyar, former Walsall midfielder and Afghanistan international, about the challenges facing British Asians with aspirations of becoming pro footballers, and what Beyond Entertainment are doing to help them overcome these obstacles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:43

Premier League tactical trends

11/17/2020
Alex is joined by tactics writer JJ Bull for a thematic look at the Premier League. They discuss the rise of the back three, the importance of strategy in recruitment, and why having a handsome manager matters more than you’d think. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:32

Tifo Tactics: Liverpool, City & Saints

11/11/2020
Alex Stewart talks tactics with Joe Devine... Answering questions like, why did it look like Liverpool were defending with a 4-4-2? Will Firmino be phased out by Jota? How do Man City switch the play without giving the ball a big bosh? And just how much do Ralph Hasenhüttl and Jürgen Klopp have in common? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:06

From the Jaws of Victory - Football’s Heartbreaking Moments with Rob McDonald and Adam Bushby

11/9/2020
Seb Stafford-Bloor is joined by Rob McDonald, Adam Bushby and Brooks Peck to discuss football’s nearly men... Rob and Adam have a new book, 'From the Jaws of Victory - A History of Football’s Nearly Men'. It is packed full of anecdotes and tales of teams who so nearly tasted victory, including a chapter on Ghana’s 2010 World Cup heartbreak by The Athletic’s Brooks Peck. The quartet talk about their own footballing heartbreak, why we seem to remember those gut-wrenching moments most vividly,...

Duration:00:40:18

Manchester United vs Arsenal, Everton’s squad depth & George Caulkin on Newcastle United

11/4/2020
Joe Devine and Seb Stafford-Bloor discuss the positives from the Manchester United vs Arsenal game, and how Everton’s “very very good players” give their squad depth. The Tifo pair also speak to The Athletic's George Caulkin, about Newcastle United’s “fine” season and how football during the pandemic is missing more than just fans in seats. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:21