Grant has an engaging conversation with Danny Higginbotham, the former 17-year English pro who moved to the U.S. last year and is doing studio work for NBC Sports' Premier League coverage, analysis for Philadelphia Union TV broadcasts and this weekend's FA Community Shield on ESPN+. Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqIhXWUw0H4 Get full access to Fútbol with Grant Wahl at grantwahl.substack.com/subscribe
Tactical Talk: Trends From Euro 2020 With Danny Higginbotham
World Soccer Talk: Premier League, MLS, Champions League, EFL and more
Danny Higginbotham and Kartik Krishnaiyer discuss the tactical trends they gleaned from Euro 2020 including the popularity of 3-5-2 formations, the rise of ball-playing center halves, the resurgence of the deep-lying playmaker, number 9's dropping deeper, why there were so few goals scored from set pieces as well as the key partnerships between strikers and wide players and why that's hard for teams to defend against.
Episode #126 - "Can they do it on a cold and rainy night in Stoke?" w/ Danny Higginbotham (3-30-21)
It's Always Soccer in Philadelphia
Episode #126 with Philadelphia Union color commentator and retired Premier League defender Danny Higginbotham- having a Philadelphia connection through his wife- moving to the U.S. in the middle of a pandemic- the current state of MLS and how the league is viewed overseas- youth production vs. foreign signings in a new era - how and why he got into broadcasting- on Stoke City, the concept of "beautiful football," and playing the game the "right way"- the contemporary defender and the emphasis on passing and possession- playing as a center back on your weak foot- the 4/4/2 diamond and Union tactics Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Danny Higginbotham joins us on The MaxTalks Podcast to talk about his career as a footballer in The Premier League. Playing for the likes of Manchester United, Stoke, Derby and his national side Gibraltar.
EFL SPECIAL - Danny Higginbotham and Joe Thompson on the run-in + battles on and off the pitch | The British Football Podcast
The British Football Podcast
It's an EFL special! Former Stoke defender Danny Higginbotham, former Rochdale midfielder Joe Thompson, and former sportswriter Jem Maidment join Gary Newbon MBE to give their verdict on the Championship's promotion battle, Wycombe's Wembley night to remember, and for the two former pros, a look back at their careers. Listen out for an inspiring few minutes from Joe, too, as he reveals his struggles with Cancer - and how he overcame it not once, but twice.
Danny Higginbotham | Inside the dressing room at Man Utd
Football CFB: Unique Football Content
Danny talks about what it was like coming through the youth system at Manchester United, what it’s like sharing a dressing room with Roy Keane, David Beckham and Sir Alex as well as plenty of chat on Stoke, Sunderland, Chester and much more.