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What is Pitch Talk? Who are we, What do we do & Where can you find us? We are fans of football (soccer) dropping videos and vlogs on the beautiful game. We tackle (pun intended) stories and issues on and off the pitch from tactical breakdowns and transfers, to how football affects society, politics of the game and everything in between. If there's a point to be discussed, we'll hit it head on with honest opinions. Connect with us and join the Pitch Talk revolution!!!

What is Pitch Talk? Who are we, What do we do & Where can you find us? We are fans of football (soccer) dropping videos and vlogs on the beautiful game. We tackle (pun intended) stories and issues on and off the pitch from tactical breakdowns and transfers, to how football affects society, politics of the game and everything in between. If there's a point to be discussed, we'll hit it head on with honest opinions. Connect with us and join the Pitch Talk revolution!!!

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United Kingdom

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What is Pitch Talk? Who are we, What do we do & Where can you find us? We are fans of football (soccer) dropping videos and vlogs on the beautiful game. We tackle (pun intended) stories and issues on and off the pitch from tactical breakdowns and transfers, to how football affects society, politics of the game and everything in between. If there's a point to be discussed, we'll hit it head on with honest opinions. Connect with us and join the Pitch Talk revolution!!!

Twitter:

@pitchtalk

Language:

English


Episodes

Coaching with JBK Episode 48 (Feat SSLJA) - Women's Contract update incl Maternity Pay

7/2/2022
Should female football players be made to choose between their careers and starting a family? Coach JBK welcomes SSLJA as a guest to discuss the FA introducing contracts including maternity pay for female footballers and also financial cover for long term injuries so players don't have to fear or be out of pocket if they are injured. Coaching with JBK is a vlog/podcast from FA Qualified and Licensed Football Coach Jaymie Bailey aka JBK giving his views on matches and issues from the Men's...

Duration:00:20:20

The Straight Shootin' View Episode 113 - Farewell Sadio Mane & Players burning bridges

6/25/2022
Did Sadio Mane show how to leave a club with class & dignity when he left Liverpool FC? Do too many modern players burn bridges with the way they leave clubs? On this episode of The Straight Shootin' View our co-host SSLJA talks about Sadio Mane's 6 year spell at Liverpool coming to an end as he sealed a move to Bayern Munich, along with discussing other players who burnt bridges when they left. SSLJA discusses the memories Mane leaves behind along with his trophies won, wishes him...

Duration:00:12:29

The Straight Shootin' View Episode 112 - Should the EFL ditch the 3pm TV blackout?

6/16/2022
At a time where cost of living and ticket prices are rising, should the EFL let clubs scrap the 3pm TV blackout? Would it be financially viable or would it destroy the lower leagues? On this episode of The Straight Shootin' View our co-host SSLJA talks about speculation that the EFL was going to include scrapping the 3pm blackout agreement to not broadcast matches at 3pm on Saturdays in their 2022 AGM SSLJA discusses the financial viability of dropping the 3pm blackout, the fans it...

Duration:00:14:50

The Straight Shootin' View Episode 111 - FIFA and an earning cap for agents

6/10/2022
With inflated transfer fees and some agents pushing for moves for financial gain, how impactful would a FIFA enforced earnings cap be for agents in football? In this episode of The Straight Shootin' View, SSLJA looks at FIFA proposing a 10% earning cap on transfers for agents, which is hoped can go some way to lowering inflated transfer fees and also regulate super agents who are lining their pockets by forcing big transfers. SSLJA looks at FIFA's side but also looks at how agents will be...

Duration:00:13:25

The Straight Shootin' View Episode 110 - Champions league final shambles, Real Madrid v PSG & Mbappe

6/3/2022
Did UEFA fail Liverpool supporters by blaming them for the delayed kick off for the 2022 Champions League final? Did Kylian Mbappe use Real madrid to get an insanely lucrative new contract? In this episode of The Straight Shootin' View, SSLJA discusses the abysmal treatment of Liverpool supporters by French Police that led to the 2022 Champions League Final being delayed by over half an hour and the blame game that UEFA, French Authorities and French ministers tried to play using innocent...

Duration:00:14:16

The Straight Shootin' View Episode 109 - Salary Caps, Tackling, VAR, Money & Player Morality

5/31/2022
Should players have a salary cap? Do players need to be more moral? Is VAR destroying football? Can we get rid of Sky Sports and bring back tackling? On this episode of The Straight Shootin' View our co-host SSLJA talks about a few different things including Sky Sports, wage caps, player morality, VAR and tackling. SSLJA discusses some comments from a football group on facebook called Football in the 1990s and drills down into some comments by a group member called Lee Alpino who wants...

Duration:00:20:54

The Straight Shootin' View Episode 108 - The pitch invasion powder keg

5/23/2022
Are pitch invasions a powder keg waiting to explode? Will it take a major incident for the powers that be to act decisively to prevent pitch invasions? On this episode of The Straight Shootin' View our co-host SSLJA talks about the recent rise in pitch invasions, including incidents at Swindon Town v Port Vale with players being verbally & physically abused & Everton v Crystal Palace with Patrick Viera lashing out after being accosted by a fan. SSLJA discusses how much of a risk pitch...

Duration:00:19:58

The Straight Shootin' View Episode 107 - EA Games & FIFA to split, the end or a new beginning?

5/18/2022
EA Games & FIFA will split after FIFA 23, will it be the end for EA Games or a new beginning? Will FIFA release their own games? On this episode of The Straight Shootin' View our co-host SSLJA talks about EA Games and FIFA parting ways after FIFA 23, alledgedly due to FIFA raising the price of licensing names etc for the FIFA games franchise made by EA. SSLJA discusses how significant (or not) it could be for EA Games losing the FIFA franchise and gives comparisons of other major...

Duration:00:11:30

Coaching with JBK Episode 47 Feat SSLJA - Women's FA Cup Prize Money Increase

5/16/2022
How important will it be for Women's football that the FA Cup winners prize fund will be increasing? JBK welcomes SSLJA as a guest to discuss this question and more. Coaching with JBK is a vlog/podcast from FA Qualified and Licensed Football Coach Jaymie Bailey aka JBK giving his views on matches and issues from the Men's and Women's game. For more information about Pitch Talk visit: Our Official Website - http://www.pitch-talk.com http://Facebook.com/pitchtalk (Become a fan & member...

Duration:00:17:12

The Straight Shootin' View Episode 106 - Channel 4, England & Free to air football

5/11/2022
Channel 4 winning the rights to show England friendlies, Nations League & European Championship Qualifiers, how important is this for England fans? Should international football be strictly on free-to-air television? On this episode of The Straight Shootin' View our co-host SSLJA talks about Channel 4 winning the rights to show England matches until 2024, including European Championship qualifiers, Nations league and Friendly matches. SSLJA discusses how important Channel 4 winning...

Duration:00:14:16

The Straight Shootin' View Episode 105 - Liverpool FC, History makers & Quadruple chasers

5/6/2022
Can Liverpool FC win an unprecedented quadruple in the 2021/2022 season? Would it make them the greatest team in Premier League history if they achieved that great feat? On this episode of The Straight Shootin' View our co-host SSLJA talks about his beloved Liverpool FC who at the start of May 2022 are still competing on 4 fronts and a historic quadruple of trophies is till within reach. SSLJA discusses whether or not he feels his beloved team can achieve the feat and if Manchester City's...

Duration:00:15:54

Coaching with JBK Episode 46 - Bumper FA Cup, FAWSL & Championship Roundup

4/30/2022
In this bumper episode Coach JBK discusses the latest round of FA Women's Super League, FA Women's Championship and Women's FA Cup games! Coaching with JBK is a vlog/podcast from FA Qualified and Licensed Football Coach Jaymie Bailey aka JBK giving his views on matches and issues from the Men's and Women's game. For more information about Pitch Talk visit: Our Official Website - http://www.pitch-talk.com http://Facebook.com/pitchtalk (Become a fan & member of our Facebook...

Duration:00:27:23

The Straight Shootin' View Episode 104 - Liverpool v Everton, Everton's pain during Klopp's reign

4/28/2022
Liverpool & Everton have gone in opposite directions as clubs during Jurgen Klopp's time at Liverpool. Can Everton be compared to Liverpool? On this episode of The Straight Shootin' View our co-host Straight Shootin' LJA discusses the opposite paths of Liverpool and Everton shortly after Everton's latest Merseyside Derby defeat in April of 2022, with the Toffees looking over their shoulder as they are embroiled in a relegation battle. SSLJA looks at detailed spending comparisons between...

Duration:00:15:17

The Straight Shootin' View Episode 103 - Should FA Cup Semi Finals be held at Wembley?

4/19/2022
Should the FA Cup Semi Finals be played at neutral grounds and only the final be played at Wembley? Our co-host SSLJA discusses the FA Cup, specifically the Semi Finals and whether or not they should be played at Wembley, as opposed to neutral venues. SSLJA looks at issues with semi finals at Wembley such as whether or not the final is as special because the semi finals are held there and dicusses why the FA are so hell bent on having semis played at Wembley, in large part because Wembley...

Duration:00:09:59

The Straight Shootin' View Episode 102 - UEFA give up on FFP for Financial Sustainability

4/11/2022
Are UEFA'S new Financial Sustainability Regulations just FFP under a new name? Our co-host SSLJA discusses UEFA's recently announced Financial Sustainability plans, that will be replacing the much criticised FFP (Financial Fair Play) regulations and how UEFA can make them work, as opposed to the shambles that was FFP where clubs like Manchester city & Paris Saint Germain kept circumventing the rules. For more information about Pitch Talk visit: Our Official Website -...

Duration:00:12:46

The Straight Shootin' View Episode 101 - Man United mediocrity & Arteta the Kroenke yes man

4/5/2022
Who is to blame for Manchester United & Arsenal's respective slides into mediocrity? Do the Glazers only see Manchester United as a cash cow? Have Adidas got too much influence? Is Arteta a yes man for the Kroenke family and is this hurting Arsenal as a club? Our co-host SSLJA discusses these questions and more as he explores why he thinks 2 clubs of such stature have stagnated and even fallen off in the last few years. For more information about Pitch Talk visit: Our Official Website -...

Duration:00:17:16

Coaching with JBK Episode 45 - FAWSL & Championship Roundup

4/4/2022
In this episode Coach JBK discusses the latest round (Week 19) of FA Women's Super League & FA Women's Championship games! Coaching with JBK is a vlog/podcast from FA Qualified and Licensed Football Coach Jaymie Bailey aka JBK giving his views on matches and issues from the Men's and Women's game. For more information about Pitch Talk visit: Our Official Website - http://www.pitch-talk.com http://Facebook.com/pitchtalk (Become a fan & member of our Facebook...

Duration:00:21:17

The Straight Shootin' View Episode 100 - Is quality football commentary a lost art?

4/1/2022
Is quality football commentary a lost art? Are football commentators as good as they used to be? Welcome to a special 100th episode of the Straight Shootin' View and on this episode SSLJA looks at a topic that's been close to his heart since childhood, football commentary. SSLJA looks at whether or not the quality of football commentary has declined over the last few years and if previously great commentators such as Martin Tyler have degenerated into a bunch of cliches, and if commentary...

Duration:00:12:25

Coaching with JBK Episode 44 - Womens Fa Cup QF, WSL & Championship Roundup

3/29/2022
In this episode Coach JBK discusses the Women's FA Cup Quarter Finals, the latest round (Week 18) of FA Women's Super League & FA Women's Championship games! Coaching with JBK is a vlog/podcast from FA Qualified and Licensed Football Coach Jaymie Bailey aka JBK giving his views on matches and issues from the Men's and Women's game. For more information about Pitch Talk visit: Our Official Website - http://www.pitch-talk.com http://Facebook.com/pitchtalk (Become a fan & member of our...

Duration:00:28:48

The Straight Shootin' View Episode 99 - Chelsea, Abramovic, Politics & Shady Football ethics

3/26/2022
Are Chelsea being unfairly punished for the sins of their owner Roman Abramovic? Are we seeing the end of sportswashing in football? In this episode of the Straight Shootin' View, Our co-host SSLJA discusses the UK Government sanctioning Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovic by freezing his assets including Chelsea, who due to the sanctions on Roman, have had their credit cards frozen among other sanctions. SSLJA discusses whether or not it is unfair to punish Chelsea as a club because of...

Duration:00:16:47