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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 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

EP 91 Fantasy Premier League: Never Too Early to Wildcard

8/21/2018
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Bad starts = Wildcards, don’t be scared! Best in and outs, no good halfway house in defence. The Guardian Storm and captain debate.

Duration:01:05:54

EP 90: Never go full r̶e̶t̶a̶r̶ United

8/20/2018
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One tine only and we couldn’t resist doing a Man United special, well it just so happened we had three United fans on for once. What’s rotten in the state of Mancunia? No keyboard warriors here, two of us not even on social media.

Duration:00:39:13

EP 89: Fantasy Premier League: The Recovered Episode

8/14/2018
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Free transfer strategy, band wagons and lessons learned. We lost and sort of recovered this episode so hope you can excuse the variable quality. No other chance to record this week and plenty of decent chat none the less.

Duration:01:10:27

EP 88: Illegal Streams, North London Dreams and Transfer Window Schemes

8/12/2018
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Should 3PM Kick offs be on TV? Are expectations on promoted sides far too high? Are we seeing the decline of North London and some dodgy kit dealings. And the quiz is back!

Duration:01:14:53

EP 87 Fantasy Premier League Final Dilemmas

8/5/2018
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John, Alan and Ash give their teams a good going over with dilemmas in every position and price point discussed. There is even a little PVA quiz

Duration:01:17:00

EP 86: Money Money Money

7/31/2018
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Who’s doing a good transfer window? Is the market going to eat itself? Would you sell Wembley? Is Mike Ashley more pastry than business man? And we don’t dwell on Jose!

Duration:01:07:24

EP 85: Fantasy Premier League: Eight Great Tips for FPL Sucsess

7/30/2018
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Our eight tips to start well and help you make it through the long season a happy FPL player

Duration:01:01:49

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