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Football Today gives you in-depth analysis of the biggest stories from the world of football in episodes that you can listen to in a single commute. From corruption and controversy to the issues that are changing the fabric of the game. Don't just read the game, feel the game.

Football Today gives you in-depth analysis of the biggest stories from the world of football in episodes that you can listen to in a single commute. From corruption and controversy to the issues that are changing the fabric of the game. Don't just read the game, feel the game.
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Football Today gives you in-depth analysis of the biggest stories from the world of football in episodes that you can listen to in a single commute. From corruption and controversy to the issues that are changing the fabric of the game. Don't just read the game, feel the game.

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@FT_podcast_

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English


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The Rise of Rodrygo and Juni Calafat

11/15/2019
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Last week Rodrygo became the second-youngest player (at the age of 18) to ever score a hat-trick for Real Madrid in the Champions League when they beat Galatasaray 6-0. This international break he is expected to make his senior debut for the Brazil national team. In this episode, we speak to writer Dermot Corrigan (@dermotmcorrigan) about Rodrygo's rise and profile Juni Calafat, the man who has been behind more than a dozen of Real Madrid's most recent transfers. Follow us on Twitter:...

Duration:00:22:25

How did we forget about Dalian Atkinson?

11/13/2019
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Jon Mackenzie is joined by Stevie Green (@StevieGreenXI) and Kehinde Andrews (@kehinde_andrews) to discuss the death of Dalian Atkinson, who was killed in an incident with police three years ago. Why was he killed and why have we forgotten about his death? Follow us on Twitter: @FT_podcast_ www.FootballTodayPodcast.com

Duration:00:17:48

Why are Women Threatening to Strike in Spain?

11/11/2019
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After experiencing historic television audiences and record attendances during this summer's Women's World Cup, women's players went back to their clubs with the same rights as before the tournament. In Spain, talks resumed between players and their clubs over a new collective bargaining agreement. Then, on October 23rd, players said they would strike the weekend of November 16th if their demands weren't met. We are joined by the Daily Telegraph's Molly McElwee (@molly_mcelwee) to look...

Duration:00:20:21

The Making of Chris Wilder

11/8/2019
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Last season, despite Manchester City's second consecutive Premier League title, it was Chris Wilder and not Pep Guardiola who won LMA's Manager of the Year. And yet following their promotion to the Premier League, Sheffield United was one of the consensus picks for relegation. Just 11 games into the new season and the club is in 6th place, higher than both Manchester United and Tottenham, while Wilder has been linked with Arsenal. Today we dive deep on Chris Wilder's career and look at...

Duration:00:25:17

Football, Morality, and the Tale of Derby County

11/6/2019
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On September 24th, Derby County players Tom Lawrence and Mason Bennett were drunk and crashed their cars. Derby's captain, Richard Keogh, was in the back of one of those cars and injured his knee. Now, despite Bennett and Lawrence being found guilty of drunk-driving, it is Keogh who has been sacked for 'gross misconduct'. Today we ask, what do we learn about football and morality from the case of Derby County? We're joined by The Athletic's Ryan Conway (@RJConway92) and freelance writer...

Duration:00:20:00

Southampton: Club at the Crossroads

11/4/2019
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Following three losses in eight days, Southampton sit in 18th place in the Premier League, a position that not long ago would've been unthinkable. Just three years ago they were playing in Europe and the envy of clubs across Europe. We speak with The Athletic's Carl Anka (@Ankaman616) about Southampton's identity crisis and see how they can turn it around. Follow Us: @FT_podcast_ www.footballtodaypodcast.com

Duration:00:25:08

The History Behind the Bundesliga's First Berlin Derby

11/1/2019
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November 9th marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall. One of the defining moments of the 20th century. On Saturday night, Hertha Berlin and Union Berlin play the first Berlin derby in Bundesliga history. Today, we speak to freelance journalist Manuel Veth (Forbes, Futbolgrad Network, ProSoccerUSA) to preview the game and chronicle how football has evolved in the German capital since World War II. Follow us on Twitter: @FT_podcast_ Follow Manuel:...

Duration:00:19:10

How FC Famalicão is Reinventing the Portuguese League

10/30/2019
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Despite being one of the smallest teams in the Portuguese League, newly promoted FC Famalicão stand only two points off the top of the table. We speak with Portuguese experts Tiago Estevao and Tom Kundert about their improbable rise and how super-agent Jorge Mendes has contributed to it. Follow us on Twitter: @FT_podcast_ www.footballtodaypodcast.com

Duration:00:20:43

How will Brexit Change Irish Football?

10/28/2019
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For decades young Irish players have flooded the English leagues for the benefit of both countries. Yet a possible Brexit could drastically alter this longstanding tradition. We chat with Off The Ball's Johnny Ward to see how Brexit may be a defining moment in Irish football history and change the future of the League of Ireland. Follow us on Twitter: @FT_podcast_ www.footballtodaypodcast.com

Duration:00:21:56

The Leicester City Helicopter Crash: An Oral History

10/25/2019
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In 2010 when Khun Vichai bought Leicester City, the club was one year removed from League One. Six years later he led Leicester to its legendary Premier League title. Then, on October 27th, 2018, Vichai, two pilots and two of his colleagues died in a helicopter accident at the King Power Stadium. To mark the one year anniversary of the event, Josh Schneider-Weiler traveled to Leicester to speak with fans about their memories of the tragic event and find out how it has impacted the...

Duration:00:30:07

How Would a No-Deal Brexit Affect Football?

10/23/2019
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Jon Mackenzie is joined by Tom King (political consultant) and Tom Cannon (Professor Emeritus at Liverpool Management School) to discuss the ways a no-deal Brexit might affect football. Follow us on Twitter: @FT_podcast_ https://www.footballtodaypodcast.com/

Duration:00:20:40

Why is Turkish Politics Disrupting German Football?

10/21/2019
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Following Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw troops from Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ordered an offensive on the Kurdish soldiers in the region. The move launched an international outcry, but none more so than in Germany. At the same time, players of Turkish descent made salutes across Europe supporting the army. Today, we examine, how is this conflict disrupting German football? We speak with German football journalist for DW, Felix Tamsut (@ftamsut). Follow us on...

Duration:00:20:54

Milan's Miserable Decade

10/18/2019
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On October 8th, AC Milan sacked manager Marco Giampaolo after only seven games in charge. Jon Mackenzie speaks to ESPN.com Senior Writer, Gabriele Marcotti (@Marcotti) about how Milan's new manager Stefano Pioli's fit with the club and why Milan has struggled this decade. Follow us on Twitter: @FT_podcast_ www.FootballTodaypodcast.com

Duration:00:22:18

The Derby No One Saw

10/17/2019
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With the two nations still technically at war, Tuesday's game between North and South Korea was always going to be different from your average World Cup Qualifier. But it took on a new light when North Korean officials didn't allow the game to be broadcast forcing South Korean fans to follow the game through text updates on social media. We speak to John Duerden (@JohnnyDuerden) about one of the most bizarre Korean derbies and examine the history surrounding it. Follow us on...

Duration:00:19:08

100 Years of Leeds United

10/16/2019
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On Wednesday, October 17th Leeds United celebrates its 100th anniversary as a club. We chronicle how it went from Leeds City to Leeds United and examine the highs and lows in the history of the club. Jon Mackenzie sits down with Phil Hay (@PhilHay_) and Andrew Dalton (@lufcstats). Follow us @FT_podcast_ For more information visit: www.footballtodaypodcast.com

Duration:00:24:49

Japan's Mass European Migration

10/14/2019
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On June 14th Takafusa Kubo signed for Real Madrid in one of the biggest transfers in Japanese history. He is one of a growing trend of young Japanese players moving abroad at a young age. During this international break, a record 20 out of the 23 man squad were playing in Europe. When did this movement begin and who were the Japanese trailblazers who made this possible? We are joined by Japan Times sports journalist, Dan Orlowitz, to explore those questions and more.

Duration:00:25:45

Is This Norway's Next Golden Generation?

10/11/2019
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We're joined by Norwegian football analyst for Football Radar, Ben Wells. Norway hasn't qualified for a major tournament since Euro 2000. But with Euro qualifying coming to a close they sit just 2 points behind Sweden. On Saturday they host Spain. Martin Odegaard and Erling Braut Haaland are young phenoms grabbing headlines throughout Europe. Today we ask, is this Norway's golden generation and why haven't they qualified for a major tournament in 19 years? For more information...

Duration:00:21:59

What's Going Wrong at Barcelona?

10/9/2019
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We're joined by Andy West, who is a writer and commentator for BBC Sports and 360 Sports. On Sunday night Barcelona cruised to a 4-0 win against Sevilla to climb to second place in the La Liga. However, was the game a sign of the uncertainty surrounding two of its biggest players, Ousmane Dembele and Sergio Busquets? We discuss the two sides of Dembele and Busquets' starting role going forward with the club. For more information visit: www.footballtodaypodcast.com

Duration:00:23:58

Rui Pinto: Whistleblower or Hacker?

10/7/2019
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Football leaks has led to the conviction of the biggest stars in the game and has exposed corruption at the highest levels. Today we look at Rui Pinto, the man behind the leaks, and ask is he a hacker or whistleblower? We speak to Nuno Tiago Pinto (@ntpinto23) who is editor and chief of Sabado magazine in Portugal. For more information visit: www.footballtodaypodcast.com

Duration:00:24:30

Introducing Football Today

9/30/2019
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Football Today gives you in-depth analysis of the biggest stories from the world of football in episodes that you can listen to in a single commute. From corruption and controversy to the issues that are changing the fabric of the game. Don't read the game, feel the game.

Duration:00:01:00