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Here We Are (Again): World Cup 2018 Preview
Oh you know we had to bring it back for the big one. Everything about the World Cup may have been said already, just not by everyone. So here are our takes on England's chances, the Özil/Gündogan saga in the German camp, likely surprises and disappointments. Expect regular programming to pick up again and share the pod! Twitter: @yyfpod
2017 In Review & Yesteryearend Awards
As calendar years have become a thing in football we are taking a look at which moments and stories from 2017 have made their way into the history books. We also hand out the second annual Yesteryearend awards. Like, share, subscribe! Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/yyfpod. Many thanks to Waylon Thornton for the intro track ("Very Hazel", used under CC-BY-NC-SA). You can find his music at the www.freemusicarchive.org/music/Waylon_Thornton/
Retro Recap: Morientes Sinks Blues; Chelsea vs Monaco, May 5th 2004
Under the watchful eyes of Jose Mourinho did Chelsea host Monaco for the return leg of their Champions League semi-final encounter. Porto had booked their place in the final just the day before. For Mourinho, though, the trip to the Bridge was as much opposition scouting as it was surveying his soon to be battleground. After their 1:3 loss in the first leg Chelsea's manager Claudio Ranieri was a sitting duck. And Jose Mourinho his designated successor. The only question was, would they...
Retro Recap: Lads, It's Rostock; Bayern vs Hansa, Mar 13th 2004
There used to be a time when it was not just a question of when but if Bayern would win the Bundesliga. In 2004 they indeed could not keep up with the offensive juggernaut that was Werder Bremen. Sadly we could not find a meeting of the two top clubs from 03/04. We did, however, find a visit of Hansa Rostock to Munich's Olympic Stadium. The match depicts fairly well what this Bayern side was about. Because even though they were up 2:0 after just a few minutes, the match was far from over....
Retro Recap: Jose Leaves His Card, Man United vs Porto, Mar 9th 2004
United were in a sorry state in early 2004. Well, if you go off their usual standard. Rio Ferdinand had been handed an 8-month ban for missing a drug test. Missing their defensive lychpin United could hardly keep a clean sheet. At Porto, for the first leg of a CL R16 encounter, they even lost 1:2. What's more, Roy Keane was sent off in the closing moments for stamping on Porto's goalie Vitor Baia. Heartbreak for the United faithful, though, arrived only late. Like, share, subscribe! Follow...
Retro Recap: Ronaldinho's Home Debut for Barca vs Sevilla, Sept 3rd 2003
In the summer of 2003 a bucktoothed Brazilian took Barcelona by storm. His name: Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, or rather just Ronaldinho. For our latest Retro Recap we're taking a look at his home debut, played on September 3rd 2003. Barcelona hosted Sevilla. To check out the TFT piece I mentioned visit: http://bit.ly/2eqgXS3 and for the match report in the Guardian visit: http://bit.ly/2iQ8AEq Like, share, subscribe! Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/yyfpod. Join us on Facebook...
YYFPonTour: U21 Euro Recap Matchday 2
Travelling more than 1.500km we caught three matches at the U21 Euros within three days. Kielce, Gydnia, Tychy: Some great football was on display in Poland. And we got to see England's "Young Lions" play too! We recap the action of the second matchday and talk about our impressions on the road. Minutes: 0:02:30 Impressions from Slovakia vs England in Kielce 0:12:45 Group A as it stands ahead of Matchday 3 0:17:00 Impressions from Portugal vs Spain in Gdynia 0:35:30 Group B as it stands...