After the Guardiola hissy-fit, is it fair to ask what post-match pressers are for?

We take them for granted, but do they do more bad than good?


How Liverpool's deadly counterattack takes ruthless advantage of score effects

How Liverpool's tactical approach takes advantage of a statistically consistent effect.


Is there an unofficial bidding war for Qatar's 2022 replacement?

Uncertainty over the 2022 World Cup could spark a competition to take over.



What mattered this past weekend in football, and what didn't

A look through all the weekend action.


The Counter Attack Podcast! Manchester Derby reax, the end of Wenger and much more

Manchester is blue, Arsenal's demise and much more!



Could UEFA’s Nations League idea lead to more player injuries?

As UEFA adds more competitive fixtures to the calendar, will player injuries spike?


Data can help recruit gifted finishers, but it can it help produce them too?

Finishing may be a skill, but can it be coached?


Why not going to games is the only effective form of fan protest

A little fly by will be cute but won't do much of anything.


Four qualities that make for a great player-pundit

Four things that can help make a pundit not suck.


Will Bayern's record-breaking season spark renewed calls for a European Super League?

Bayern's record-breaking points per game tally raises questions about relevance of domestic leagues.


How much is each position in the Premier League table worth?

Assigning a dollar value to the EPL table.


How much is it worth to know if the ball REALLY crossed the line?

Goal-line tech rejected by the Bundesliga.