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Oct 30, 2019

Despite being one of the smallest teams in the Portuguese League, newly promoted FC Famalicão stand only two points off the top of the table. We speak with Portuguese experts Tiago Estevao and Tom Kundert about their improbable rise and how super-agent Jorge Mendes has contributed to it. 

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Oct 28, 2019

For decades young Irish players have flooded the English leagues for the benefit of both countries. Yet a possible Brexit could drastically alter this longstanding tradition.

 

We chat with Off The Ball's Johnny Ward to see how Brexit may be a defining moment in Irish football history and change the future of the...


Oct 25, 2019

In 2010 when Khun Vichai bought Leicester City, the club was one year removed from League One. Six years later he led Leicester to its legendary Premier League title. Then, on October 27th, 2018, Vichai, two pilots and two of his colleagues died in a helicopter accident at the King Power Stadium.

 

To mark the one year...


Oct 23, 2019

Jon Mackenzie is joined by Tom King (political consultant) and Tom Cannon (Professor Emeritus at Liverpool Management School) to discuss the ways a no-deal Brexit might affect football.

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Oct 21, 2019

Following Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw troops from Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ordered an offensive on the Kurdish soldiers in the region.

 

The move launched an international outcry, but none more so than in Germany. At the same time, players of Turkish descent made salutes across...