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A football podcast by grassroots footballers. We talk the news, culture, politics & history of football

A football podcast by grassroots footballers. We talk the news, culture, politics & history of football

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

A football podcast by grassroots footballers. We talk the news, culture, politics & history of football

Language:

English


Episodes

Football Reflecting Society from Misogyny to Economic Crisis

10/21/2020
After ten days of great incident in football we look at issues around Pickford, Aguero, EFL Bailout and a European Premier League and discuss how football has been reflecting the issues concerning the modern world.

Duration:00:50:31

A Bit Like An Acca But Not: A History of the Pools

10/14/2020
For 75 years football betting in Britain was the pools. In episode 166 we look at the history of the football pools

Duration:00:10:25

Best Window Ever?

10/7/2020
In episode 166 we ask if there has ever been a higher quality intake of new players to the Premier League?

Duration:00:44:13

Here we go again

9/22/2020
In episode 165 we preview our podcast schedule for the 2020/21 season and taken a brief look back to a postwar football landscape that parallels the games position today, well sort of. Were back full time from October 7th

Duration:00:09:13

Season 19/20 Review

7/29/2020
in a replay of an episode from earlier this season we look back 100 years ago to the last 19/20 season.

Duration:00:17:25

Everything and Nothing has Changed: Football 50 Years Ago

7/21/2020
in Episode 164 we look back to football 50 years ago and the triumphs and travails of Leeds, Chelsea, Arsenal and City.

Duration:00:11:59

The Travelling Salesman Banned From the European Cup

7/15/2020
On Episode 163 we look back at the 23 English clubs banned from European football since 1955

Duration:00:17:09

Question Time for the EFL

7/7/2020
In Episode 162 we answer listeners questions on Wigan, relegation, IFAB, racial bias in commentary and Bournemouth's decline.

Duration:00:56:11

Liverpool FC & the Berkshire Hunts

6/30/2020
In Episode 161 we discuss the likelihood of long term Liverpool dominance and the factors effecting it. We also pick a combined League XI with the aim of beating Liverpool, except we are not sure we can...

Duration:00:59:53

Has Football Changed Forever?

6/23/2020
On episode 160 we ask if the integrity of the Premier League has been compromised by the terms of project restart before we go on to consider if any of the changes to football in England brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic could end up shaping the future of the game? We talk about TV rights, the future of the calendar and more.

Duration:00:58:44

Football Conspiracy Theories

6/9/2020
In Episode 159 we delver into the murky world of conspiracy to look at six of the most high profile football conspiracy theories.

Duration:00:56:39

A Game With No Referee

5/20/2020
in Episode 158 we play our new game pitting two hosts against each other to select opposing sides to play a game with no referee.

Duration:00:51:25

Season of My Life

5/4/2020
in Episode 157 Paul and John discuss their favorite ever seasons and how its more than just football that has bearing on how we view football nostalgia. So enjoy our reminiscing ramblings about seasons96-97 and 99-00

Duration:01:05:10

Football At Easter

4/13/2020
In Episode 156 we take a look back at the changing face of football over the Easter weekend looking back at the drama, glory and heartbreak that used to come as teams played 3 games in 4 days. A selection of sources: https://www.theguardian.com/football/blog/2017/apr/16/premier-league-bring-back-easter-double-header Free the Manchester United One, by Graham Sharpe http://users.trytel.com/~tristan/towns/florilegium/introduction/intro01.html#p25

Duration:00:13:13

No A Podcast

4/10/2020
Not really a podcast this one, just an update on how we will be podding in the Covid 19 world and a tricky little trivia question. If your mental health is suffering at this difficult time here are some places that might be able to help; https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mental-health-helplines/

Duration:00:02:00

T-Shirt Line Handballs, Head Injuries and Takeovers

3/13/2020
In Episode 155 we discuss the consequences for football if Man City's FFP fine and ban are upheld including for the likes of Everton and Barnsley as well as future takeovers of Newcastle and Leeds. And all the stuff in the title too obviously...

Duration:00:57:25

Terminator Lawyers and Media Strategy

2/27/2020
In episode 154 we look at the charges against Man City and what strategy may or may not work in an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport?

Duration:00:43:11

The History Of FFP and its implementation

2/20/2020
episode 153 is for you if you don't know your CAS from your CFCB or what any of them can do and why. This is the first of three episodes on the FFP scandal engulfing UEFA and Manchester city and will be followed by a detailed look at what city are accused of in part two (episode 154) and what the implications for all of football are (episode 155).

Duration:00:46:59

Reforming the Football Calendar UEFA Vs FIFA

2/10/2020
Reforming the Football Calendar: UEFA Vs FIFA In episode 152 we look at the proposed reform of the Champions League, the new World Club Cup and the power struggle between football’s governing bodies. Plus the Premier Leagues Neflix style plans and football video games.

Duration:00:56:34

The Maximum Wage

1/28/2020
in episode 151 we cover the origins and 60 year reign of the maximum wage in football and chart how it came to be abolished so laying the groundwork for today's massive sums.

Duration:00:15:16