The Extra Inch

The Extra Inch

If The Fighting Cock appeals to your inner scumbag, The Extra Inch appeals to your inner scholar. We talk tactics, statistics and football history with a regular panel and variety of guests. Follow us on Twitter @TheExtraInch and subscribe via iTunes or Acast.

Episodes

31st January 2018

The Extra Inch: S2E04 – Journalism

An extra two inches this time round as the usual threesome are joined by journalists Dan Kilpatrick (ESPN) and the returning Jack Pitt-Brooke (The Independent). Dan and Jack offer a behind-the-scenes look at how they balance working with Spurs with delivering articles, and give a unique insight into some of the inner workings of our club. If you enjoy this episode please consider rating or reviewing us on our new iTunes feed, and follow on us Twitter @TheExtraInch.

21st December 2017

The Extra Inch: S2E03 – The Mid Season Report

With 2018 approaching, Bardi, Nathan and Windy sit down to discuss where Spurs find themselves today, what tactical shifts have taken place and where do they see the club going next year. They focus on the fullbacks, Harry Winks, Tottenham's pressing and goalkeeper distribution. Have a merry Christmas and thanks for listening.

5th November 2017

The Extra Inch: S2E02 – Stats

Bardi, Nathan and Windy host Duncan Alexander from Opta, author of Outside The Box and the OptaJoe Football Yearbook. Tonight's topics are xG and its place in football, Pochettino's evolving Spurs, the process of writing a book, Spursy stats and the truth behind the numbers at Opta. The Extra Inch was recorded at SNK Studios (snkstudios.co.uk), many thanks to Kayv.

1st September 2017

The Extra Inch: S2E01 – Zonal Marking

The Extra Inch is back and we are delighted to welcome Michael Cox, AKA Zonal Marking, to discuss his new book 'The Mixer'. We're also joined by Nathan Clark and Ewan Roberts as we think about Premier League tactics of note, current tactics of note and touch on Spurs' transfer policy. One listener asks how we cope with teams that press, and we end on Further Reading.

22nd April 2017

The Extra Inch: S1E04 – Sweeper Keeper

The Extra Inch welcomes The Independent's Jack Pitt-Brooke as well as podcast regular, Nathan (TTTactics) as we discuss the en vogue Premier League tactics, Pochettino's flexibility, sweeper keepers and short passing from the back, the use of technology in football, before leaving you with some Further Reading.

26th February 2017

The Extra Inch: S1E03 – Libero

Extra Inch returns to talk back threes and Pochettino's tactical flexibility, our struggles against teams that press us, the renaissance of Eriksen and Dele, and how we manage the cup competitions. We round up with some Further Reading.

28th December 2016

The Extra Inch: S1E02 -Tactics

Bardi and Windy are joined by former GOAL.COM journalist Ewan Roberts to discuss the DNA of Spurs, our past managers, the role of Lamela and the return to form of Eriksen. Get your chalkboard ready.

25th November 2016

The Extra Inch: S1E01 – Tactics

We give birth to the Extra Inch, as the Win-di takeover commences. Nathan (TTTactics on Twitter) joins Windy and Bardi to... Talk Tottenham Tactics. We discuss our initial expectations of Pochettino, his Bielsa-upbringing, recent tactical tinkering, and end on the enigma that is Moussa Sissoko.