• From Gross to Gegenpressing

    June 23, 2019 by

    This blog takes a look at the stories and tactics that have dominated and continue to define the Premier League. If you enjoy dubious defending from the decade which gave birth to Stuart Nethercott and have a vague understanding of what a ‘counter press’ is, take a look around or get in touch.

  • The Merseyside Derby: Duncan and The Dogs of War

    March 14, 2020 by

    Preparations for a game between Liverpool and Everton can take many forms. Given the scale and evolving nature of the coronavirus outbreak, it’s unlikely that the forthcoming derby – when or if it takes place – will witness the usual pre-match clich├ęs. Revenge for a Curtis Jones wonderstrike seems less of a priority when a… Read more

  • Do Spurs need a bigger blanket?

    March 1, 2020 by

    Jose Mourinho’s analogies are well-worn, ranging from rundown houses to bed linen. But does his recent attempt at summarising Tottenham’s perceived shortcomings – which he likened to wrestling with a undersized blanket – ring true? We take a look at whether the injuries, squad balance and upcoming fixtures should really give the manager cause for… Read more

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