Month: January 2014

Tactical Nous

Over the past several seasons the debate about tactics has come to the forefront time and time again. Perhaps it is my perspective of soccer that is shifting, because to me tactics have always been a big part of the game! Then why is it still such a […]

CoshCast Ep11: “Its a Bloody Big Deal”

Welcome to Episode 11 of our Coshcast! The podcast is on iTunes. Please subscribe to keep up to date with all new activities: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/under-the-cosh-coshcast/id767743946 On this week’s Coshcast Alex confesses a secret, we round up the weekend action in European football, and pay lip service to the Ballon D’Or. […]

Ballon d’Or 2013: Two Horse Race

Arguments about the most prestigious footballing prize always rage on between the World Cup and the Champions League, but in the personal accolades, there are no debates. The Ballon d’Or is by far the most sought after award by those at the top of the pyramid. The 2013 […]

Qatar 2022: FIFA Feels the Heat

When I first heard the news that Qatar would host the FIFA World Cup in 2022, I was ecstatic. On a personal level the decision was between Australia and Qatar. Both are new frontiers for football and would expand the game’s popularity. I was fortunate enough to spend some time growing […]

Premier League Mid-term Report

Mid terms have come and gone and everyone is enjoying the break with their families and the holiday spirit. It’s funny how the season mirrors academic scheduling. That being said, if students need an indication of where they stand mid way through the academic year then it’s clear […]