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The Football Fanalytics Podcast

The Football Fanalytics Podcast



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Episode 22 - A 'Pressing' Issue

Closing the opposition down, and winning the ball back is nothing new in football. But in modern football, you often hear more use of terms like “gegenpressing” and “high intensity”. In Episode 22, we delve deeper into our understanding of how a team presses the opposition. Using analytics, we can reveal which teams press with high intensity, and who is most effective at doing it. If you hadn’t heard of PPDA before this episode, you will be very familiar with it by the end!  We also show how a good pressure can be very different from an effective team press, just ask Andy Robertson... Bio Links: FBref:; Andy Robertson pressing:

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