The Total Football Analysis Podcast

The Total Football Analysis Podcast, covering all things tactics, analysis, scouting, data and more

David Artell: The importance of self-reflection and non-negotiables

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In this episode, host Adam Scully was joined by David Artell, the former Crewe Alexandra boss and the 2019/20 League Two Manager of the Year to discuss a whole range of topics.

David openly spoke about his time at Crewe, the importance of self-reflection, man-management, his non-negotiables, football philosophy and beliefs for the future of the beautiful game, among a plethora of other interesting subjects.

You don’t want to miss this one! 

The TFA Alumni Interview: David Selini and how he became a coach in Sweden’s top-flight

In this episode, host Adam Scully was joined by IFK Värnamo assistant coach and former TFA analyst David Selini.

With a wonderful mind for football tactics, David spoke at length about Värnamo’s game model, how to prepare a side for a game, and how to analyse a football match, among a number of other topics including a discussion around several complex ideas such as ‘dynamic width’, ‘following pressure’, ‘counter-marking’, and much, much more.

If you want to expand your tactical knowledge of the beautiful game, this episode is a must-listen!

Former Hungary assistant manager Giovanni Costantino and his managerial non-negiotiables

In this episode of the Total Football Analysis, host Adam Scully is joined by the new Casarno Calcio head coach and former Hungarian national team assistant manager Giovanni Costantino.

Giovanni discusses everything from his time with Hungary, to coaching inspirations, as well as his game model, managerial non-negotiables, the importance of tactical flexibility and aspirations for the future.

You don’t want to miss this!

René Meulensteen: My beliefs and inspirations

In this podcast episode, host Adam Scully sat down with René Meulensteen, the current Australia assistant manager and former Manchester United assistant coach under Sir Alex Ferguson.

René discussed his illustrious coaching career and beliefs, his inspirations, as well as providing an in-depth look behind the curtain at one of the most successful periods in Man United's history.

You don't want to miss this!

Jonas Eidevall: My philosophy

In this episode, host Adam Scully speaks to the Arsenal Women’s manager Jonas Eidevall.

The pair discuss everything from Eidevall’s coaching philosophy to the differences between football in Sweden and England, as well as how much tactical information is fed through to the players on a matchday, the importance of constraints in training, and a peek behind the curtain to see what the manager is like in the dressing room.

If you love football, tactics and coaching, you don’t want to miss this!

The TFA Tactics Show: Women’s Euro 2022 Preview

In this episode, Adam Scully sat down with our women’s football experts here at Total Football Analysis, David Astill and Selim Ben Hmida, to preview the Women’s European Championship, looking at each team in-depth, the tactics behind every side and the key players that could be influential in the tournament. You won’t want to miss this one!

Belgian Pro League analysis with guest Ben Jackson - Schreuder, Kompany and the World Cup

In this podcast, Adam Scully sat down with Ben Jackson from the Belgian Football Podcast to discuss all things football in the Belgian Pro League, from Alfred Schreuder’s appointment at Ajax and Vincent Kompany’s eyebrow-raising move to Burnley, all the way to Belgium’s prospects in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. You won’t want to miss this one!

The TFA interview: Tom Underhill, Atalanta BC author and tactical insider

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In this podcast, Adam Scully sits down with Tom Underhill, the author of The Working Hands of a Goddess: The Tactics, Culture and Community Behind Gian Piero Gasperini's Atalanta BC to discuss his new book, the writing process, La Dea’s tactics under the astute, dogmatic Italian, and everything else Atalanta.

The Total Football Analysis Interview: Andy Parslow - pioneering set-piece coaching

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In this podcast, David Seymour interview AFC Wimbledon's set-piece coach Andy Parslow.

In the interview, they discuss the importance of preparing for set-pieces and how Andy's role is becoming more the norm in a coaching staff.

The TFA Tactics Show | Joaquin, Carlo Ancelotti and Real Madrid plus Everton | Tactical Analysis

Welcome to our fortnightly TFA Tactics Show - all about tactics, data and analysis.

In today's show, Gabe, Daniel and Emerson discuss the following topics:

➤ Joaquin and Real Betis season

➤ Carlo Ancelotti and Real Madrid - a tacticless formation?

➤ Everton and their culture


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