As a Fan... Episode #01: Kick start the Soccer Season-logo

As a Fan... Episode #01: Kick start the Soccer Season

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B3 (Bourbon, Buddies, Balls) is a Football/Soccer podcast in which fans of the sport talk about all things soccer. We talk about transfers, league predictions, games days from the big European Leagues, to MLS and Liga MX. We started in Summer of 2019 and out first show features predictions from Ligue 1, Serie A, Eredivisie, MLS, Liga MX, Bundesliga, La Liga, and EPL.

B3 (Bourbon, Buddies, Balls) is a Football/Soccer podcast in which fans of the sport talk about all things soccer. We talk about transfers, league predictions, games days from the big European Leagues, to MLS and Liga MX. We started in Summer of 2019 and out first show features predictions from Ligue 1, Serie A, Eredivisie, MLS, Liga MX, Bundesliga, La Liga, and EPL.


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B3 (Bourbon, Buddies, Balls) is a Football/Soccer podcast in which fans of the sport talk about all things soccer. We talk about transfers, league predictions, games days from the big European Leagues, to MLS and Liga MX. We started in Summer of 2019 and out first show features predictions from Ligue 1, Serie A, Eredivisie, MLS, Liga MX, Bundesliga, La Liga, and EPL.








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