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Football, politics & Russia 2018 with David Goldblatt

6/6/2018
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David Goldblatt is the host of the excellent Game of Our Lives podcast and one of the most knowledgable people in football. James speaks with David about this years World Cup in Russia and the politics and issues that surround it. This special bonus episode is in celebration of a brand new podcast series from By Association: World Cup Stories. Conversations about the greatest football tournament on the planet. Subscribe today and get ready for the first episode on 11 June. •...

Duration:00:12:50

26: This is Red Star

4/16/2018
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On the 21st of February 1897, in a cafe in Paris, a football club was born. It was founded on inclusive values, which it still upholds today. This is the story of Red Star, the last romantic football club in France. Links: byassociation.audioBy Association on TwitterBy Association on InstagramJames Parkinson on Twitter Support By Association on Patreon Patreon is the simplest way for you to support the ongoing production of the show by pledging a small amount of money each month. You'll...

Duration:00:14:35

25: Be a Pro

3/16/2018
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What does it take to be a professional footballer? From childhood dream to playing in a World Cup, former Danish international and Premier League goalkeeper Thomas Sorensen reflects on life in the game and competing at the highest level. Links: byassociation.audioBy Association on TwitterBy Association on InstagramJames Parkinson on Twitter Support By Association on Patreon Patreon is the simplest way for you to support the ongoing production of the show by pledging a small amount of...

Duration:00:16:04

24: The Language of Football

1/10/2018
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Football is often said to be a universal language. If you can play it, you can communicate with anyone around the world. But as the sport has embedded itself into cultures, so too has the way we write about it and talk about it. From match reports and opinion pieces to radio broadcasts and fan discussions, the words and phrases we use continue to evolve, in order to articulate what we see unfolding in front of us. Football has established a vernacular all of its own. This episode is a...

Duration:00:14:36

23: The Art of Football Commentary

12/4/2017
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On January 22 1927, BBC Radio broadcast a football match for the very first time. It was thought that radio coverage would affect match attendance and newspaper sales, but by 1931 the BBC were broadcasting over one hundred games a season. Six years later, they aired the first match on live television. As football has grown, so too has the way we consume the sport. TV coverage now dominates, but radio still plays a crucial role. And at the core of these experiences is the human voice - the...

Duration:00:16:23

22: Tour of Duty

11/5/2017
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It was November 1967, at the height of the Vietnam War when an international football tournament was held in Saigon - and Australia's national team was sent to compete. Links: byassociation.audio3nilfc.comBy Association on TwitterBy Association on InstagramJames Parkinson on Twitter Join the community, become a supporter Patreon is the simplest way for you to support the ongoing production of the show by pledging a small amount of money each month. You'll even receive some great rewards...

Duration:00:24:41

21: Football v Homophobia

10/5/2017
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As the world game, football is a reflection of our global society. It has the power to transcend political, religious, cultural and social barriers. But that also means there is still work to do when it comes to representation, equality and inclusion. For gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and non-binary people, being your true self isn’t always easy - and in the football world it can be even harder. Links: byassociation.audio3nilfc.comBy Association on TwitterBy Association on...

Duration:00:18:37

20: The Anxiety of Football

9/5/2017
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Whether you’re a player on the pitch or a fan in the stands, the highs and lows over the course of a football match test our nerves and pull at our emotions. It’s a unique experience where intense feelings are concentrated and heightened. There’s also a parallel with emotions we experience in our own lives. This is especially felt by those who struggle with mental health issues. But football can often be an outlet and a comfort when we need it most. Aaron Wolfe shares his story of how the...

Duration:00:16:25

The Youdan Trophy

8/6/2017
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This is the story of the worlds oldest football trophy and the games first knockout tournament. Before the FA Cup, there was the Youdan Cup. Links: byassociation.audio3nilfc.comBy Association on TwitterBy Association on InstagramJames Parkinson on Twitter Support By Association on Patreon Patreon is the simplest way for you to support the ongoing production of the show by pledging a small amount of money each month. You'll even receive some nice rewards in return! >>...

Duration:00:13:40

18: State of the Game

7/6/2017
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Association football may be the most popular sport in the world but in many regions the development of the game remains a work in progress. For countries that are still trying to build their own football culture, the very globalisation of the game can sometimes have the opposite effect on local football. Links: byassociation.audio3nilfc.comBy Association on TwitterBy Association on InstagramJames Parkinson on Twitter Neil Humphreys on TwitterCameron Wilson on TwitterJason Davis on...

Duration:00:22:36

17: CONIFA

6/7/2017
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FIFA, football’s world governing body, established in 1904 to oversee the international game. Today, it’s comprised of 211 member associations. That’s more than the United Nations. But of course, there are many nations outside of FIFA. That’s where CONIFA comes in. The Confederation of Independent Football Associations. Links: byassociation.audio3nilfc.comBy Association on TwitterBy Association on InstagramJames Parkinson on TwitterCONIFA.org Support By Association on Patreon Patreon is...

Duration:00:12:11

The Blizzard x By Association: The Silenced Crowd

6/1/2017
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In collaboration with The Blizzard - The Football Quarterly, we present 'The Silenced Crowd'. The greatest scandal in British football in the first half of the twentieth century, as a group of players from two of the country’s greatest sides colluded to fix a match. The Silenced Crowd by Richard Fitzpatrick, originally published in Issue 10 of The Blizzard and featured on Episode 40 of The Blizzard Podcast. Links: byassociation.audio3nilfc.comBy Association on TwitterBy Association on...

Duration:00:20:02

16: Grassroots

5/8/2017
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It's a scene that plays out every weekend around the world during the football season. People flock to their local community clubs to watch, play, coach and volunteer. On this episode we explore why grassroots football is the lifeblood of the game. Links: byassociation.audio3nilfc.comBy Association on TwitterBy Association on InstagramJames Parkinson on Twitter Support By Association on Patreon Patreon is the simplest way for you to support the ongoing production of the show by pledging...

Duration:00:14:05

15: Le Ballon

4/8/2017
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Have you ever dreamed of creating your own football club? This is the story of some football fans who went several steps further. They created an entire league. Le Ballon, the coolest amateur football league in the world. Links: byassociation.audio3nilfc.comBy Association on TwitterBy Association on InstagramJames Parkinson on Twitterleballonfc.com Support By Association on Patreon Patreon is the simplest way for you to support the ongoing production of the show by pledging a small...

Duration:00:13:32

14: Football on Film

3/10/2017
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As a global sport football is integral to so many cultures around the world and naturally, we see it represented in many different art forms, including film. In this episode we take a look at some of the best (and worst) football films and explore the ways in which the beautiful game is represented on screen. Links: byassociation.audio3nilfc.comBy Association on TwitterBy Association on InstagramJames Parkinson on Twitter 9 films which use football as a brilliant plot device Football in...

Duration:00:14:34

13: Iraq 2007

2/9/2017
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A nation torn apart by war and the football team that defied all odds to achieve the impossible. This is the inspirational story of how Iraq became Champions of Asia. Links: byassociation.audio3nilfc.comBy Association on TwitterBy Association on InstagramJames Parkinson on Twitter Support By Association on Patreon Patreon is the simplest way for you to support the ongoing production of the show by pledging a small amount of money each month. You'll even receive some nice rewards in...

Duration:00:19:38

12: The Age of the PlayStation Footballer

1/6/2017
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Football video games have become a major part of soccer fandom. We explore their role in modern football culture and the growing influence they're having on the sport itself. Links: byassociation.audio3nilfc.comBy Association on TwitterBy Association on InstagramJames Parkinson on Twitter Support By Association on Patreon Patreon is the simplest way for you to support the ongoing production of the show by pledging a small amount of money each month. You'll even receive some nice rewards...

Duration:00:15:17

11: DT38

12/7/2016
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This is the story of Dylan Tombides. The young Australian footballer who’s brave battle with testicular cancer inspired the Foundation in his name and left a legacy that aims to educate and raise awareness, throughout the football community and beyond. Links: byassociation.audio3nilfc.comBy Association on TwitterBy Association on InstagramJames Parkinson on Twitterbyassociationshow.tumblr.comDT38 - The Dylan Tombides Foundation Support By Association on Patreon Patreon is the simplest...

Duration:00:22:15

10: Melbourne Victory: The Foundations

11/8/2016
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2004 saw the demise of Australia’s National Soccer League, which existed in various forms from 1977 as the top level of the game in the country. It made way for a new national competition, which commenced in 2005 - the A-League - consisting of eight foundation clubs. One of those clubs was to be located in Melbourne, a city with the most competitive sports market in Australia. Naturally, the governing body were concerned about the viability of a new Melbourne team. But the establishment...

Duration:00:17:07

09: La Fábrica

10/6/2016
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Football's success stories are well documented. Like the youth players that rise through the ranks of the academy system to make it as professionals. But what about the ones who don't make it? Ignacio Martin was just like any young football fan. He dreamed of playing professionally for his boyhood club. But when the opportunity to join Real Madrid's prestigious Youth Academy finally came along, it didn't quite live up to expectations. Links: byassociation.audio3nilfc.comBy Association...

Duration:00:17:12