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The Game of Football, a podcast by the most amateur of footballers talking about the professional game. We play competitive 11-a-side every Saturday morning, this is the view from the grass roots! Like all good amateur players we play Fantasy Premier League to prove we know everything. We’ll share our FPL thoughts in the podcast each week. New podcast episodes are released weekly throughout the Premier League season.

The Game of Football, a podcast by the most amateur of footballers talking about the professional game. We play competitive 11-a-side every Saturday morning, this is the view from the grass roots! Like all good amateur players we play Fantasy Premier League to prove we know everything. We’ll share our FPL thoughts in the podcast each week. New podcast episodes are released weekly throughout the Premier League season.
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United Kingdom

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The Game of Football, a podcast by the most amateur of footballers talking about the professional game. We play competitive 11-a-side every Saturday morning, this is the view from the grass roots! Like all good amateur players we play Fantasy Premier League to prove we know everything. We’ll share our FPL thoughts in the podcast each week. New podcast episodes are released weekly throughout the Premier League season.

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English


Episodes

EP 84: The Best World Cup You’ve Never Seen

6/10/2018
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John and Alan both pick a World Cup they wish they’d seen and discuss conspiracy theories, Morocco and North America’s 2026 World Cup bids and look at some of the nations who just missed out on hosting including Libya, USSR, Columbia and Yugoslavia.

Duration:01:13:05

EP 83: World Cup Reasons to be Cheerful

6/5/2018
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Alan, John and Paul discuss everything worth looking forward to at the 2018 World Cup from the groups up for grabs, veterans in the last chance saloon, new stars in the making, Hervé Renard and the best kits in years.

Duration:01:04:46

Uruguay

5/30/2018
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A profile of the Uruguayan National Football Team covering their history and a little of the nations culture as part of the Tactcs FC Podcast World Cup.

Duration:00:58:24

EP 81: Final Finals and Pharaohs

5/21/2018
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John and Alan discuss the cup finals, all the cup finals, ok some of the cup finals looking forward to the Champions League Final , the Championship Playoff Final and the World Cup Finals. There is also a painfully one sided and frankly desperate discussion of the FA Cup Final.

Duration:01:03:26

EP 80: Half and Half Scarves

5/15/2018
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John, Alan and Paul review he 2017/18 season. Talk centurions or invincible, the prospects for next season producing a surprise, tell tales of football friends and talk about changes we’d like to see for next season. We even have a little quiz.

Duration:01:00:20

EP 79 : Fantasy Premier League: Champagne and (New) Chips

5/14/2018
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A lesson or two learned, new chips and bonus point reform for next season.

Duration:00:20:01

EP 78: We could take Gattuso in a fight

5/8/2018
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Who would buy Kane now? Potch to Juve? Wenger to manage in the Premier League? Are the worst teams in relegation trouble? Mendy or Lingard? Martial like Ronaldo? Charlie Adam a Victorian workhouse owner?

Duration:00:51:56

EP 77: Liverpool vs Roma, GogglePod

4/25/2018
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Talking football while watching football, we cover many things Liverpool, plus what’s next for Arsenal, what needs to happen to have a none Ronaldo/Messi Ballon d’Or winner

Duration:01:08:01

EP 76: Fantasy Premier League: Its worse than that

4/25/2018
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Wildcarding in Gameweek 36, Spurs, City and Arsenal rotation, the teams we will avoid at all costs, is a big front 3 an option? What to do with Palace players?

Duration:00:38:47

EP 75: The Future of Premier League Broadcasting

4/16/2018
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John and Alan discuss the future of Premier League broadcasting rights and how they could change the game for all types of fans

Duration:00:48:53

EP 74: Stand Up, Stand Up

4/10/2018
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John, Alan and Paul ask what could be wrong with safe standing, what is wrong with Chelsea and who will replace Conte? We also question the wisdom of Channel 4 commissioning editors.

Duration:00:44:59

EP 73: Fantasy Premier League: Taking Painful Hits

4/10/2018
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Alan, John and Paul answer listener’s questions and get physical…

Duration:00:40:41

EP 72: Player of the Year; Robin Hood Prince of Thieves

4/2/2018
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Are individual awards good or bad for the game and who should be winning them in 2018? Plus or review of the week in football; Relegation battles, Mane off, PFA Player of the Year; Salah on his own? Manager of the Year; Pardew? The Ballon d’Or; A way for Salah to win or Duopoly?

Duration:01:18:30

EP 71: Fantasy Premier League; Myth Busting

4/2/2018
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Invest in Arsenal? Burnley double up at least? Only Triple Captain in a double game week? Drop Liverpool players? Invest in Chelsea? Is Kane essential? Plus; more Ashley Barnes debate than any podcast should have! And 4, topical rouge shouts to make up 100+ points in a mini league

Duration:01:16:25

EP 70: England’s Expectations

3/26/2018
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What do fans have a right to expect when it comes to selection, formation, fan behavior and who England could and should beat? And wouldn’t it be great to have an England B team again? Oh and the best kits to look out for!

Duration:00:48:11

EP 69: Fantasy Premier League: Freaky Friday

3/26/2018
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Strategy for the Run in, Triple Captain troubles, essential players and vulgar names.

Duration:00:56:15

EP 67: Fantasy Premier League: IKEA & the Flat Pack Bully

3/14/2018
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Gameweek 31 is upon us, one host is free hitting, one is not and we talk about approaches to each situation. Also where to invest Kane and Aguero money?

Duration:00:34:50

EP 66: The Future of Grassroots Football

3/14/2018
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What is the state of adult amateur football in Britain today? How has participation changed over the years and what has it been like to be involved in the game at its lowest level over the last 20 years?

Duration:00:26:16

EP 65: Fantasy Premier League: Bonus Point Board Games

3/7/2018
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It’s a listeners Q&A special this week; average points for 31? Must have for 31? Free hit formation? Wildcard essentials? Who to trust for double gameweeks? The effects of Europe? Arsenal options? Triple Captain in 30?

Duration:00:55:22

EP64: A Breif History of the Laws of Football

2/28/2018
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Listen anytime to a potted history of the laws of the game.

Duration:00:19:47