Whiteboard Football Extra

Whiteboard Football Extra

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Whiteboard Football Extra is a football podcast produced by uMAXit Football. Each episode takes its topic from a video created for the uMAXit YouTube channel, and discusses that topic in greater depth; from the history to the tactics of the beautiful game. This podcast is hosted by Joe Devine, and regularly attended by Alex Stewart.

Episodes

Episode 23 - Romelu Lukaku & Liverpool  

Joe Devine is joined by Alex Stewart to talk about Romelu Lukaku at Manchester United, and Liverpool and their counter-pressing.

Episode 22 - Tottenham & "Unsustainable Spending"  

Joe Devine is joined by Seb Stafford-Bloor to discuss what Daniel Levy has described as "unsustainable spending" in the Premier League, and the effect of a lacklustre transfer window for Tottenham specifically.

Episode 21 - Agents  

Joe Devine speaks to Nick Miller about Mino Raiola and the role of agents (or super agents) within modern football and Danny Sayers drops in to update listeners on his trip to the Netherlands.

Episode 20 - World Cup History (2010-2014)  

Joe Devine speaks with three separate guests; Paul Ansorge and Alex Stewart to discuss the tournaments in 2010 and 2014 - and uMAXit's own Danny Sayers, who is currently out in the Netherlands making a series of videos about the European Championships.

Episode 19 - World Cup History (France 1998)  

Joe Devine is joined by Paul Ansorge to discuss the 1998 World Cup.

Episode 18 - World Cup History (1994 & 1998)  

Joe Devine is joined by Alex Stewart to talk about the evolution of international football tactics at the 1994 & 1998 World Cups. The pair also discuss whether Alex is, as suggested by a listener, a "hipster" for thinking that Johan Cruyff is the "greatest ever".

Episode 17 - World Cup History (1982-1990 & Denmark 1992)  

Joe Devine is joined by Alex Stewart to discuss the evolution of tactics between 1982 and 1990, and Stephen Tudor to talk about Denmark's victorious European Championships in 1992.

Episode 16 - World Cup History (Argentina 1978 & Qatar 2022)  

Joe Devine is joined by Paul Ansorge to talk about the 1978 World Cup in Argentina, the controversy surrounding the tournament, and within that context, how we might look forward and think about the Qatar tournament in 2022.

Episode 15 - World Cup History (1950)  

Joe Devine is joined by Paul Ansorge to discuss the Brazil world cup in 1950, home to the game now nicknamed the Maracanazo, arguably the football game which had the most devastating affect on a nation of a team involved.

Episode 14 - World Cup History (1930-1950)  

Joe Devine is joined by Alex Stewart to discuss the development of international tactics during the period of 1930-1950. To enter the giveaway for this week, post #umaxitgiveaway1 in the comment section on any of our YouTube videos this week.

Episode 13 - Moving Managers & Cup Finals  

Joe Devine is joined by Seb Stafford-Bloor, sub editor for umaxit.com. They discuss cup finals, manager movements, and three-at-the-back based criticisms.

Episode 12 - Antonio Conte  

Antonio Conte has won the Premier League in his first season with Chelsea. In this episode, Joe Devine is joined by Nick Miller to discuss the Italian manager, his work this season & his future.

Episode 11 - Francesco Totti Tactics  

After 25 years, 617 appearances and 250 goals for Roma, Francesco Totti is finally retiring. Last week, we made a video looking at the various tactical uses of the player and today Joe Devine is joined by Alex Stewart to continue the discussion.

Episode 10 - Pochettino's Tottenham Tactics  

Joe Devine is joined by Alex Stewart to discuss Mauricio Pochettino's tactics at Tottenham Hotspur.

Episode 9 - Jose Mourinho's Rivalries  

Jose Mourinho; one of the world greatest football coaches, and perhaps football management's foremost professional nuisance. Mourinho's barbs have pricked many peers throughout the years, and in this episode, Joe Devine is joined by Paul Ansorge to take a more in-depth look at the man, and the character.

Episode 8 - Jardim's Monaco Tactics  

Under manager Leonardo Jardim, Monaco have staged a radical shift in their player acquisition policy. From big spend, to smart academy investment, a team stocked with youthful talent has now reached the latter stages of this season’s Champions League. In this episode, Joe Devine is joined by Alex Stewart, to discuss the tactics that have granted Monaco’s success, along with the environment that has enabled that.

Episode 7 - John Terry & Defending  

Joe is joined by umaxit.com content editor Seb Stafford-Bloor to discuss John Terry's announcement, and defending; in the England team and beyond. The episode also includes a reading of uMAXit writer Stephen Tudor's article on the waving of imaginary cards.

Episode 6 - Raheem Sterling & Statistics  

Joe Devine is joined by Alex Stewart to discuss Raheem Sterling; his career, revival under Pep Guardiola, and the use of statistics to negate irrational narratives.

Episode 5 - Zonal Versus Man Marking  

Joe Devine is joined by Alex Stewart to discuss zonal and man marking. From Helenio Herrera to Tony Pulis; defending is often seen as dull. But when you take a closer look at the complexities of defensive systems, you’ll find artistry on par with the attacking game.

Episode 4 - Zlatan Ibrahimovic: A Serial Winner  

Joe Devine is joined by Nick Miller to talk about Manchester United player Zlatan Ibrahimovic; his career, personality and future.

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