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Episode 5: Pep Guardiola, proto-tactics blogger

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In the summer of 2006, a recently retired Pep Guardiola was obsessively watching the World Cup and writing about it for El País in an era when newspaper columns were going online. The way he described the game pointed the way to a richer, more detailed tactics writing — one that raises interesting questions for data analytics, too — but the English-speaking world would need years of blogging to catch up.


* Pep Guardiola, El País: All the same (June 2006)

* Pep Guardiola, El País: One meter (June 2006)

* Pep Guardiola, El País: Going out (June 2006)

* Pep Guardiola, El País: Feeling it (March 2007)

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