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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

EP 102: Football and Gambling

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 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 68: Future of Cups is Monkey Tennis, Salah d’Or, Long Shots to Replace Wenger, Drunk Uncle Jose

3/19/2018
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John and Alan discuss the future of cup competitions plus everything else they can think of. Russia is just great, Drunk uncle Jose to PSG, Robbie Savages Loves Mark Hughes, Salah for the Ballon d’Or, Long shots for next Arsenal manager, oh and Carragher, sorry about that.

Duration:00:53:27

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