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Dirty Tackle is part of the Panoply Pilot Project - where YOU help decide what shows get turned into series. Soccer takes itself too seriously. Everything from pre-match handshakes to the very name of the sport (soccer? football? futbol? calcio?) gets scrutinized and debated. We’re here to pop that balloon and give the beautiful game the podcast that it truly deserves: One that's childish, nonsensical, and occasionally funny. Hear weird news, comedy sketches, infighting, and merciless takedowns from the writers and editor of the award-winning blog DirtyTackle.net. From the pitch, to the stands, to the dregs of FIFA headquarters, no one escapes the boot. **Ever wonder how a podcast gets greenlit? Now YOU get to be of the process. Help us decide which pilots will become series! Cast your vote by subscribing at itunes.com/panoplypilots or you can vote at panoply.fm/panoplypilots. Dirty Tackle is part of the Panoply Pilot Project, where YOU help decide what gets turned into a series. Launching March 23.

Dirty Tackle is part of the Panoply Pilot Project - where YOU help decide what shows get turned into series. Soccer takes itself too seriously. Everything from pre-match handshakes to the very name of the sport (soccer? football? futbol? calcio?) gets scrutinized and debated. We’re here to pop that balloon and give the beautiful game the podcast that it truly deserves: One that's childish, nonsensical, and occasionally funny. Hear weird news, comedy sketches, infighting, and merciless takedowns from the writers and editor of the award-winning blog DirtyTackle.net. From the pitch, to the stands, to the dregs of FIFA headquarters, no one escapes the boot. **Ever wonder how a podcast gets greenlit? Now YOU get to be of the process. Help us decide which pilots will become series! Cast your vote by subscribing at itunes.com/panoplypilots or you can vote at panoply.fm/panoplypilots. Dirty Tackle is part of the Panoply Pilot Project, where YOU help decide what gets turned into a series. Launching March 23.
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Dirty Tackle is part of the Panoply Pilot Project - where YOU help decide what shows get turned into series. Soccer takes itself too seriously. Everything from pre-match handshakes to the very name of the sport (soccer? football? futbol? calcio?) gets scrutinized and debated. We’re here to pop that balloon and give the beautiful game the podcast that it truly deserves: One that's childish, nonsensical, and occasionally funny. Hear weird news, comedy sketches, infighting, and merciless takedowns from the writers and editor of the award-winning blog DirtyTackle.net. From the pitch, to the stands, to the dregs of FIFA headquarters, no one escapes the boot. **Ever wonder how a podcast gets greenlit? Now YOU get to be of the process. Help us decide which pilots will become series! Cast your vote by subscribing at itunes.com/panoplypilots or you can vote at panoply.fm/panoplypilots. Dirty Tackle is part of the Panoply Pilot Project, where YOU help decide what gets turned into a series. Launching March 23.

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Episodes

"Apologizing to Andres Iniesta"

4/30/2018
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As we process the news of Dimitar Berbatov's feature film debut, we have dirty tackles for the FA's plan to sell Wembley, Juve's big-match performances, and Theo Messi's unhinged rant about Jurgen Klopp. Then we ask if Andres Iniesta deserved a couple Ballons d'Or and where in the world is Jack Rodwell? To hear our bonus "Extra Time" segment, contribute and join the ET Gang at patreon.com/dirtytackle! This week's topics: The wild life of German Burgos, Leeds' regrettable preseason tour...

Duration:00:36:18

"Goodbye, Arsene Wenger"

4/25/2018
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As we mourn the impending departure of Arsene Wenger from Arsenal's bench, we issue dirty tackles for Russian racism and bear abuse. We also discuss Daniel Sturridge's car key/hospital bracelet, Joey Barton being a manager of a real club, and Neymar's absence from PSG's title celebration. And we also unveil the Wenger Out Sign Company's new product line! To hear our bonus "Extra Time" segment, contribute and join the ET Gang at patreon.com/dirtytackle! This week's topics: Zlatan charming...

Duration:00:31:33

"Pep Guardiola: A Specialist in Losing Sometimes"

4/15/2018
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Brooks and Ryan are reunited in this episode to deliver dirty tackles to the attempt to expedite the World Cup's move to 48 teams, Liam Gallagher's second guessing of Pep Guardiola, and the ref who denied us a Ronaldo v Buffon showdown for the ages. Harry Kane's fight to take credit for other people's goals, plus the exaggeration of Barcelona and Man City's problems are also discussed. To hear our bonus "Extra Time" segment, contribute and join the ET Gang at patreon.com/dirtytackle! This...

Duration:00:36:22

"Roma Uncensored"

4/10/2018
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Our apologies for the lack of timeliness on this episode, but we've got old people insulting Jupp Heynckes, more Mo Salah magic, and MINOMAGGEDON . (We'll have a more up-to-date episode for you soon!) To hear our bonus "Extra Time" segment, contribute and join the ET Gang at patreon.com/dirtytackle! This week's topics: the greatest overhead kicks of all time and whether anyone can challenge Man City in the Premier League going forward. Contact us at DirtyTackle@gmail.com with your Dirty...

Duration:00:32:32

"The World Cup VAR-pocalypse"

4/1/2018
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After revealing FIFA's latest despicable World Cup money making scheme, we unleash dirty tackles on Atlanta United giving shirts to people who aren't Theo, VAR for it's World Cup ruining potential, and the Argentina national team for their continued mistreatment of Leo Messi. Plus: we hear a word from our new betting partner Grandpa Bet, and discuss Italian goalkeepers who can't stop urinating and Lazio's hacker problem. To hear our bonus "Extra Time" segment, contribute and join the ET...

Duration:00:35:33

"11 Free Minutes of Mo Salah"

3/24/2018
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Leo Messi can't eat junk food anymore, but we can still dish out dirty tackles for Puma's boring new kits, journalists who compare Mo Salah to Messi (including Ryan), and the USA's amnesiac World Cup bid. We also discuss risky Salah goal promotions, Neymar's fun times in Brazil, and Jose Mourinho's ultimate cheerleader. To hear our bonus "Extra Time" segment, contribute and join the ET Gang at patreon.com/dirtytackle! This week's topics: Phil Scolari talking up Cristiano Ronaldo to China...

Duration:00:55:18

"Leo Messi: Nutmeg Addict"

3/17/2018
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Sponsored by Jamie Carragher's spit-shine car wash and Jose the Insult Comic Manager's new album, we've got dirty tackles for ball grabbing foul seekers, Neymar's Instagram insensitivity, and Leo Messi's nutmeg cruelty. Plus, we discuss Spurs' sexist survey questions, Sergio Ramos taking mid-match bathroom breaks, and we've got some revised Champions League predictions (because Ryan's previous one failed miserably). To hear our bonus "Extra Time" segment, contribute and join the ET Gang...

Duration:00:40:57

"Arsene Wenger's Golden Toilet"

3/10/2018
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Ryan, Brooks, and Theo are reunited to discuss actual dirty tackles perpetrated against them, Arsene Wenger losing his marbles, and German fans touching themselves at Bundesliga matches. Unai Emery advertises his services, the PSG-Real Madrid tie is analyzed, as is Marco Reus' personal website, and Jose Mourinho's move to RT. To hear our bonus "Extra Time" segment, contribute and join the ET Gang at patreon.com/dirtytackle! This week's topics: Messi in a bad Pepsi ad, Mo Salah's good...

Duration:00:42:28

"Cristiano Ronaldo is All Out of Dreams"

3/2/2018
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Following a desperate plea from The Neymar Fund, we have dirty tackles for MLS's boring new kits, internet beefs, and Serge Aurier's foul throw-ins. The Wenger Out Sign Company introduces a new product line, then we also discuss Freddy Adu making history in Las Vegas, Jack Wilshere making excusing on Instagram, and Cristiano Ronaldo making no more dreams. To hear our bonus "Extra Time" segment, contribute and join the ET Gang at patreon.com/dirtytackle! This week's topics: Paul Pogba's...

Duration:00:38:11

"Sergio Aguero's Spit Filled Ear"

2/23/2018
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Brooks is out the pictures this week, leaving Ryan and Theo to chat about everything from Wigan supporters' naughty behavior to dogs using public toilets to whether the FA Cup is even worth having at all to clubs hiring warlocks. Yes, it's pure insanity. To hear our bonus "Extra Time" segment, contribute and join the ET Gang at patreon.com/dirtytackle! This week's topics: Is Will Grigg better than Lukaku? Is Jose Mourinho still elite? And how many times with Ryan and Theo say "Pia Mia"?...

Duration:00:37:27

"House Hunting with Zlatan"

2/18/2018
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Luke Shaw kicks us off with a heartfelt twist on a classic U2 song. Neymar, the VAR-less Champions League, and claims about Zlatan Ibrahimovic's real estate interests all get dirty tackled. Finally, FIFA 18 tutors and Arsenal's disregard for an eight-year-old Harry Kane are discussed to round out the show. (Note: We had some technical issues during the final segment of the show that resulted in the disappearance of Theo. Sorry, Theo lovers!) To hear our bonus "Extra Time" segment,...

Duration:00:27:40

"Pep Guardiola and the Invisible Substitutes"

2/12/2018
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With Theo Messi back in hiding, Ryan and Brooks dirty tackle Pep Guardiola's team selection temper tantrum and Man United's welcoming of Alexis Sanchez's dogs. In the return of "Throw Ins," the rise of sign based shirt begging, Neymar's whining, and Adam Lallana's youth-team freakout are all addressed. To hear our bonus "Exxxtra Time" segment, contribute and join the ET Gang at patreon.com/dirtytackle! This week's topics: Antonio Conte's job security, segues that are too good to pass up...

Duration:00:33:54

"The Laporte Money Mystery"

2/5/2018
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Better late than never, our pre-transfer deadline episode starts with the debut of Ryan's soon to be charting topping single "Relegation Zone" and includes dirty tackles for Sporting Gijon's racism, the public display of Steven Gerrard autographs, and bitcoin transfers. In the final TRANSFERMAGEDDON segment of the winter, Olivier Giroud's move to Chelsea, Aymeric Laporte to Man City, plus Zlatan and maybe Leo Messi to MLS. To hear our bonus "Extra Time" segment, contribute and join the ET...

Duration:00:37:38

"Freddy Adu: The Legend Continues"

1/28/2018
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Alexis Sanchez's dog starts things off with an exclusive peek into his Manchester diary, then it's dirty tackles for fans who piss in opposing goalkeepers' water bottles, the Brisbane Roar's faulty shirt numbers, and Phil Neville. In TRANSFERMAGEDDON, we discuss the possible return of Freddy Adu as the brightest light in Las Vegas, which striker Chelsea are desperate enough to sign now, and whether Mo Salah will be moving to Real Madrid this summer. To hear our bonus "Extra Time" segment,...

Duration:00:37:08

"Uninspiring Team Talks from Ryan Giggs"

1/20/2018
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After getting a demotivational team talk from Ryan Giggs, we line up some dirty tackles on Arsene Wenger, journalists with idiotic perceptions of women's football, and Cristiano Ronaldo's tired negotiating tactics. In TRANSFERMAGEDDON, we cover Alexis Sanchez's Manchester switcheroo, Landon Donovan's move to Mexico, and the player who should never be the answer to your club's problems (even when he's healthy). To hear our bonus "Extra Time" segment, contribute and join the ET Gang at...

Duration:00:46:41

"Conte And Mourinho Versus Dirty Tackle"

1/13/2018
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Brooks, Ryan, and Theo are all back together once again to deliver the first dirty tackles of 2018 to Man City, US Soccer, and Usain Bolt's footballing dream. We also insert ourselves in the the Mourinho v Conte war, debate the merits of VAR once again, and check in with Lukas Podolski's new business venture. Finally, we try to catch up with a white hot January transfer window that has already delivered several major deals. This just might be our best episode yet. To hear our bonus "Extra...

Duration:00:53:03

"DT Best Bits of 2017"

1/3/2018
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As we recover from our New Year's hangovers, we celebrate the first calendar year of the podcast by sharing some of our favorite fake ads and sketches from 2017. Bob Bradley, Jack McPintsnackle, and Roberto Firmino are all here, so sit back and enjoy the bits that make this the most bizarre football pod around. To hear our bonus "Extra Time" segment each week, contribute and join the ET Gang at patreon.com/dirtytackle! This week, hear producer Bobo's picks for the best bits of 2017....

Duration:00:28:35

"Pirlo Bells Are Ringing"

12/24/2017
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Christmas meets Festivus as Brooks and Theo air their grievances with Antoine Griezmann and the royal family's choice of wedding dates. Then it's time to decide who's been naughty and who's been nice this year. Finally, gifts are handed out to deserving fans. To celebrate the holidays, this week's Extra Time segment is available to all! Topics include: the merits of the winter break, the birth of the "digital fourth kit," and a look back at the MLS Cup final. Support the show at...

Duration:01:07:52

"The Great Lactose War of Manchester 2017"

12/17/2017
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After a few technical hiccups, we've got dirty tackles for Jose Mourinho's "everything but football tactics," Jurgen Klopp's post-match interview testiness, and Lazio supporters' TripAdvisor reviews. Plus, we have a brand new segment—"Social Media Shootout"—where we debate recent social media postings from luminaries of the footballing world and debate their awfulness. To hear our bonus "Extra Time" segment, contribute and join the ET Gang at patreon.com/dirtytackle! This week's topics:...

Duration:00:39:58

"High Fives in the Man City Activation Zone"

12/9/2017
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There was so much to cover in this week's episode that Hope Solo running for USSF president will have to wait. In the Dirty Tackles of the Week, Ryan goes after Southampton, Theo defends the accused in Sunderland Poo-Gate, and Brooks takes one last shot at Sunil Gulati on his way out the door. Messi's new contract and Kylian Mbappe's hamster are covered in "True Are Ya?" and in Life Ref, the questionable use of trophies in Norway is debated. Plus: the newest product from the makers of...

Duration:00:58:22