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AI Global Podcast: Running the distance!

AI Global Podcast: Running the distance!

Srikanth, the host of the pod welcomed the in-house sports Scientist Simon Brundish on to the pod to discuss about running stats. They discuss why running and running stats have become so important in recent years and then discuss when does such stats become important. They then discuss the role of tactics in how much a player or team runs. Simon then rants about how running stats presented on TV and social media lack context and explains how they should be looked at. They discuss running numbers specifically with respect to Aguero and Sturridge and discuss if they indeed do not suit the systems of Pep and Klopp. They discuss Sprint Speed vs Sprint Volume and discuss how they complement each other. The pod ends with Simon looking at the break Liverpool have had and gives his thoughts behind why Liverpool struggled in December and January.
AI Global Podcast: Show Me The Money

AI Global Podcast: Show Me The Money

In this episode of the Global Podcast, the Host Srikanth welcomes the ever engaging Dave Hendrick onto the podcast Dave provides his opinion on the Liverpool-Spurs game and discusses whether Liverpool can prolong this form and approach in the upcoming games. The panel then moves on to discussing whether the adage 'Liverpool exist to win trophies' is still valid in this modern era. Dave talks about the grace from fall of the FA Cup and its importance vis-à-vis Champions League. The panel discusses about buying players for Short term goals vs long term approach preferred by Klopp and look at the lack of activity this January. The discussion then moves on to how money and buying players have taken precedence over coaching and building teams. The last part of the podcast deals with how Liverpool should play the transfer market against the money behemoths and whether our limited outlay should limit our ambition. Dave closes the podcast with three words on how Liverpool should approach the Transfer Market.
AI Global Podcast: Growth Of Podcasting in Football

AI Global Podcast: Growth Of Podcasting in Football

The Host Srikanth welcomes the host of In-focus Podcast Jon Buscall (@jonbuscall) in this episode of the Global Podcast to talk about 'Podcasting'. After introduction of the guest, Jon explains his background in podcasting. They then discuss about the growth of podcasting in football in the last 18 months and analyse the reasons behind the same. They also discuss how Audio podcasts can compete with other mediums including video. The host and Jon then discuss about the variety of podcasts amongst the Liverpool fan base and examine if this is a club specific phenomenon. The podcast ends with Jon offering tips for amateur podcasters on the software and hardware to be used and some basic podcasting etiquette. This is the Anfield Index Global Podcast.
AI Global Podcast: Leadership and Captains

AI Global Podcast: Leadership and Captains

The host of the show Srikanth welcomes special guest Ragnhild Ansnes, author and journalist to discuss all aspects of Leadership. They discuss on the qualities needed to be a good leader and whether all captains are leaders by nature. In the second part of the pod, Ragnhild talks about her latest book Liverpool Captains. She talks about the idea behind the book (preluded by a fascinating honeymoon story). She talks about her experiences while recording the stories and makes a special mention of the chapter on Paul Ince.
AI Global Podcast: Femme Fatale

AI Global Podcast: Femme Fatale

The host Srikanth welcomes two special guests; Nina and Darshni to talk about all facets of Female fans in football. The pod starts with looking at the guests' footballing exposure in their childhood and whether it had any impact in their understanding of the game. The pod then moves on to the main discussion point on Female fans in football and how their support is perceived by both men and importantly other women. Each of the guests recollect their personal experiences in their journey of supporting and following this beautiful game. The guests talk about the sub-conscious hypocrisy and sexism that exists amongst football supporters as a whole. The panel talks about their daily trials and tribulations when Liverpool do not perform well and how they cope with it. The pod ends with a surprise fun section where each of the guests talk about their pet peeves when it comes to perception about female football fans.
Global AI Podcast: PACKING AND IMPECT

Global AI Podcast: PACKING AND IMPECT

Sri and Leroy discuss the new statistical model Packing and Impect with our Special guest Rob (@LFCTransferRoom). They discuss how stats are being collected and presented currently and examine the fallacies in these stats. Rob then explains the two metrics Packing and Impect in detail regarding their origin and usage and describes how these two metrics are being measured Rob touches a bit on how Liverpool fare using these 2 metrics and also explains the various avenues where he feels these stats could be implemented. The podcast ends by discussing how and where these metrics could get better with a promise of a follow up episode! This is the AI Global Podcast!
Global AI Podcast: Game of Threes

Global AI Podcast: Game of Threes

Regular guests Kaylon and Leroy join the host Srikanth for a fun filled episode. The group begin by discussing Liverpool and their performances this season. The panel talk tactics, mentality and other stand out attributes seen this season. In the second half of the pod, the panel play an interesting game (Liverpool version of F**K, Marry, Kill) where each member pose 2 questions to the other guests. Listen in for some interesting answers and reasoning behind the same!
Global AI Podcast: Analysis Paralysis

Global AI Podcast: Analysis Paralysis

Andrew McGoff, Mick Mahon, Leroy join the host Srikanth in this edition of the Global Podcast. The crew reminiscence their earliest memories of watching the game and look at how the game was analysed then. The panel then look at how football analysis have grown over the years; both tactically and statistically. The panel also look at the recent trend of how stats are freely available and get mis-represented often. The panel then conclude with their opinion on where football analysis might head in the near future. This is the Anfield Index Global Podcast!
Global AI Podcast: Buying Goals at Liverpool FC

Global AI Podcast: Buying Goals at Liverpool FC

In this episode of the AI Global podcast, Leroy Mah takes the hosting reigns as he hosts Global regular, Srikanth Bala and Joseph Connors (@Joe_Connors81) as they discuss the concept of "buying goals" and how it applies to Liverpool. They view the topic based on two core areas - the new signings made at Liverpool and the influence of Jürgen Klopp on goals in the past. We also look at the current squad and if more goals need to be acquired. All this and more, it's the AnfieldIndex Global Podcast!
Global AI Podcast: It's Evolution, Baby!

Global AI Podcast: It's Evolution, Baby!

Global takes aim at short termism and looks into the future! How do we see Jürgen Klopp look to develop LFC over the coming years given what we've seen thus far. First, we open discussions with a look at Klopp's contract extension and what that may signal from the club and FSG perspective. We then look at how Jürgen has gone about his business so far and look specifically at how he has balanced our need to win with the need to develop, and the well-being of the squad now relative to later.
Global AI Podcast: Confirmation Bias

Global AI Podcast: Confirmation Bias

Kaylon is joined by Srikanth, Leroy and Jagdesh in a somewhat reflective podcast, as they take you on a journey of self critique and look at confirmation bias. We start be explaining the concept through a practical demonstration, before moving onto identifying some of the sources we reference our bias from. We then look at some practical examples of confirmation bias each panel member had through recent times.
Global AI Podcast: Back To The Present

Global AI Podcast: Back To The Present

Kaylon is joined by Sri and special guest Dan Rhodes to talk about the LFC history, and whether it is a hindrance or help in our current situation. We open by looking at our past and especially the Premier League era to discuss where it all started going wrong for LFC, and what that's left us with. We then look at our more recent achievements and discuss how this affects the current crop of players and specifically if we as a fan base need to move beyond that to better appreciate the present. We then look at the current model in operation at Liverpool, and whether it seems, from a fan perspective, the correct setup to take us forward. Are we always looking into the future or always to our past?
Global AI Podcast: Mario Götze - Luxury or Necessity?

Global AI Podcast: Mario Götze - Luxury or Necessity?

AI Global is back with another podcast speaking about recent events surrounding LFC. Leroy Mah hosts Dave Hendrick and Tabish Aleemullah as they discuss Mario Götze and his link with Liverpool. The podcast begins with an overview of what Mario Götze brings to the table before a mini-debate begins between Dave and Tabish as to whether he is really needed at Liverpool. In the end, the panel give their verdict - is Mario Götze a luxury or a necessity? Stay tuned to find out!
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