1 hr 17 min

NTT20 Pod Meets: Paul Heckingbottom Not The Top 20 Podcast

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Ali sat down to get to know Paul Heckingbottom and hear about his experiences in football. Below is a list of topics with timecodes.

03:00 - Being out of work. How he’s dealt with it, how he spends his time.

7:10 - Falling out of love with the game.

8:15 - Youth team player at Manchester United

9:45 - Barnsley when he first became manager

15:30 - Sales of key players (Hourihane, Bree, Winnall) in January of 16/17 season with the team close to play-offs.

18:30 - Issues in the second half of that 16/17 season with contracts expiring…

21:25 - First 5 months as Barnsley Head Coach - winning at Wembley twice, winning promotion.

25:00 - His philosophy and teams he studied.

26:30 - Tactical discussion - how he set the team up in League One & adapting to the Championship.

30:30 - Many of the players from that squad are Championship & even Premier League players - Paul discusses Conor Hourihane and his development.

33:30 - Other former players Paul has enjoyed watching develop further.

37:45 - Why did Paul leave Barnsley for Leeds having just signed a new contract?

42:00 - Why he felt he had to move on.

42:50 - Was the call from Leeds a surprise?

43:50 - The different types of owners he’s worked under.

45:00 - Moving to Leeds.

46:15 - Did he know what he was getting himself into at Leeds?

48:00 - His remit at Leeds at things he felt needed sorting.

50:15 - The Leeds squad and recruitment strategy of the last few years.

53:00 - Leaving Leeds.

55:15 - Being replaced by Marcelo Bielsa - what’s he made of Bielsa’s Leeds?

58:00 - Championship tactics, is there time to plan a specific game-plan with so little time between games?

59:00 - How to set up against teams like Wolves (3-4-2-1) & Sheffield United (3-4-1-2)

1:05:00 - Working with a Set-Piece Coach at Leeds.

1:07:15 - What’s next for Paul.

1:08:30 - How do managers apply for jobs?

1:09:30 - Working in a structure with a Director of Football as a Head Coach and the difference in interpretation.

1:11:30 - Charity Work and having something else aside from football

1:13:30 - What is Myanmar like?

1:14:30 - Quiz

Ali sat down to get to know Paul Heckingbottom and hear about his experiences in football. Below is a list of topics with timecodes.

03:00 - Being out of work. How he’s dealt with it, how he spends his time.

7:10 - Falling out of love with the game.

8:15 - Youth team player at Manchester United

9:45 - Barnsley when he first became manager

15:30 - Sales of key players (Hourihane, Bree, Winnall) in January of 16/17 season with the team close to play-offs.

18:30 - Issues in the second half of that 16/17 season with contracts expiring…

21:25 - First 5 months as Barnsley Head Coach - winning at Wembley twice, winning promotion.

25:00 - His philosophy and teams he studied.

26:30 - Tactical discussion - how he set the team up in League One & adapting to the Championship.

30:30 - Many of the players from that squad are Championship & even Premier League players - Paul discusses Conor Hourihane and his development.

33:30 - Other former players Paul has enjoyed watching develop further.

37:45 - Why did Paul leave Barnsley for Leeds having just signed a new contract?

42:00 - Why he felt he had to move on.

42:50 - Was the call from Leeds a surprise?

43:50 - The different types of owners he’s worked under.

45:00 - Moving to Leeds.

46:15 - Did he know what he was getting himself into at Leeds?

48:00 - His remit at Leeds at things he felt needed sorting.

50:15 - The Leeds squad and recruitment strategy of the last few years.

53:00 - Leaving Leeds.

55:15 - Being replaced by Marcelo Bielsa - what’s he made of Bielsa’s Leeds?

58:00 - Championship tactics, is there time to plan a specific game-plan with so little time between games?

59:00 - How to set up against teams like Wolves (3-4-2-1) & Sheffield United (3-4-1-2)

1:05:00 - Working with a Set-Piece Coach at Leeds.

1:07:15 - What’s next for Paul.

1:08:30 - How do managers apply for jobs?

1:09:30 - Working in a structure with a Director of Football as a Head Coach and the difference in interpretation.

1:11:30 - Charity Work and having something else aside from football

1:13:30 - What is Myanmar like?

1:14:30 - Quiz

1 hr 17 min

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