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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 111 Mini Pod: Three Scandals Red, Sex, Bribed Refs &Thrown Matches

1/14/2019
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This week it’s a mini podcast taking in three decades o football scandals involving Liverpool, Man United and Nottingham Forest.

Duration:00:12:04

EP 110: Football Futurology

1/7/2019
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We ask what football will look like in fifteen and fifty years. How will competitions, transfers and broadcasting change and what effect will technology and esports have on the way we interact with football.

Duration:00:56:18

EP 109: Football Bah Humbug

12/24/2018
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For the Christmas episode it’s our second annual Football Bah Humbug Podcast. We get of our chest all our football bugbears. Join us to find out what the football equivalent of calling the teacher mummy is, why the Ballon d’Or needs to be scrapped and why blaming kit manufacturers for crap kits is daft. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Duration:00:48:44

EP108: The Cups of Football Past

12/17/2018
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It seems we can’t move for cup competitions but there is 150 years worth of cup competitions gone by the wayside. We look at some of the highlights and oddities of defunct cup competitions and the reasons they ever existed in the first place.

Duration:00:17:33

EP 107: How Do You Tackle Racism in the Stands?

12/10/2018
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We discuss how to solve the problem of racism in stadia, the implications of the Copa Libertadores being played in Spain, as well as looking back at this week’s Premier League talking points from the new Liverpool to Chelsea tactics trumping City’s.

Duration:01:14:53

EP 106: Worst Players We’ve Ever Seen

12/3/2018
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We combine over 50 years experience watching football to come up with a, worst players we’ve ever seen XI. If you’re in the market for some mean-spirited nostalgia we feel very guilty about having you covered here!

Duration:01:04:32

EP 105: The PFA Again

11/26/2018
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No one knows where PFA chief executive Gordon Taylor’s salary is funded. In this episode we ask; what does the PFA do well and where is it falling short?

Duration:00:22:11

Ep 104:Sacking Managers, Paying Scudemore, Loving the Nations League & VARs

11/19/2018
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oh so many questions; Is Gerrard the new Robson? Is it VAR or VARs and should they have matching ties? Paying Scudemore not the problem? The Nations League is actually alright, right? Also, can we have Coventry City back in the Premier League?

Duration:01:10:11

EP 103: A European Super League Nightmare, Methodists and Natalie Imbruglia

11/5/2018
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We run down the key points from the European Super League revelations and ask what the effect on leagues, players and fans would be if and when a new breakaway league formed.

Duration:00:52:51

EP 102: What is Football's Gambling Problem?

10/22/2018
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We look at the state of the relationship between gambling and football exploring betting’s influence on fans, clubs and players by looking at sponsorship, advertising and more.

Duration:01:05:06

EP 101: Listen Any Time Mini Pod: United, City, Town Where Do Club Names Come From?

10/15/2018
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In this mini pod we give our potted history of why we have Rangers, Rovers, Uniteds and as many more club names as we can think of.

Duration:00:15:00

EP 100: Glory Hunting, New Fans and Real Fans

10/7/2018
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For our 100th episode we discuss what makes a fan a legitimate fan. We discuss how we came to our clubs, our experiences of new fans and talk about what a glory hunting plastic fan is to us.

Duration:00:34:38

Ep 99: Problems for Cardiff, Fulham, United, Newcastle and Ronaldo

10/2/2018
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We discuss the talking points this week in football including the allegations against Cristiano Ronaldo. We also ask if the shine is off everyone at Newcastle, if there is anyone not in the bad books at united and invite you to find out what Fulham have the worst and Liverpool the best in the League of. Plus the winner of our FIFA 19 competition is announced.

Duration:00:40:31

EP 98: I Love Football but I Hate It

9/24/2018
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From contact is not a foul and feigning injury to replica kits and FIFA 19 and much more, what we would change to make the game better.

Duration:00:55:55

EP 97: The Worst Thing You Can Do On a Football Pitch? It’s not spitting!

9/17/2018
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We discuss dominant Liverpool, diminishing Burnley and dependable Bournemouth. The new Champions League kick off times lead us to ask how important to the fan on the street the competition actually is and ask, can you have too much football?

Duration:00:59:02

EP 96: International’s Broken?

9/10/2018
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Back to reality for England, back to the future in the Nations League and can we get back to the Premier league (aka why is this international break so hated?)

Duration:00:50:10

EP 95: Group D is a Fantastic Group, F*#k Off!

9/3/2018
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As well as reviewing the Champions League draw we look at this weekend’s Premier League action asking if City’s centre defence is weak, what’s wrong with Burnley? Underestimating Chelsea. We also talk Bolt, blasphemy, Choopa Moting, Clapton CFC and draw the winner of our football shirt give away.

Duration:01:20:59

EP 94 Fantasy Premier League: Chip Week

8/29/2018
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Are you Wildcard or Triple Captain? A few words on the options for both and our two pence on Richarlison replacements.

Duration:00:37:52

EP 93: Underrated Vs Overrated: Part 2, The Overrated Team

8/26/2018
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We discuss our overrated eleven selection dilemmas in this Bank Holiday two part special. Who partners Mezut Ozil in our midfield? Can Rooney or Anelka nail down a place upfront?

Duration:00:30:16

EP 92: Underrated Vs Overrated: Part 1, The Underrated Team

8/24/2018
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We discuss our underrated eleven selection dilemmas in this Bank Holiday two part special. Check out Part 2 on Bank Holiday Monday and stay tuned till the end for the chance to win one of what we judge to be the four best shirts in the Premier League.

Duration:00:50:25