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The Mixer Podcast

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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The Mixer Podcast Ep.3 - Centre-backs

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.


7 Jun 2017

Rank #1

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The Mixer Podcast Ep.8 - Managers

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.


12 Jul 2017

Rank #2

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The Mixer Podcast Ep.7 - Strikers

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


5 Jul 2017

Rank #3

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The Mixer Podcast Ep.6 - Number 10s

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


28 Jun 2017

Rank #4

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The Mixer Podcast Ep.5 - Wingers

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


21 Jun 2017

Rank #5