The global structural and cultural football environments are now changing so rapidly that our ability to retain identity and belonging is having to work overtime just to keep up.
There are very few strikers in the world capable of fulfilling all the attributes required for the Lone Striker role. We look at the defensive reaction of ‘underdog’ teams relinquishing an extra attacking threat, and it being another case of keeping up with the trend-setters. We also look at the importance of underdog teams being tactically independent from those elite who decide what is cool.
Part I, laid the foundations for how English football punditry can be improved, by going into detail what makes for good and bad analysis. Using that base, Part II shows what changes can be made to the setup and preparation to get punditry up to a standard that makes for enjoyable and educational viewing for the audience.