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Nov 29, 2019

Wales. Golf. Madrid. It's the latest in a long succession of controversies that has plagued Gareth Bale in the Spanish capital, turning him into persona non grata amongst Real Madrid fans.

 

But was it always that way? Today, we talk with Euan McTear, @emtear, (Marca, La Liga Lowdown Podcast) to determine when it all...


Nov 27, 2019

Last week it was announced that Euromillions jackpot winner Colin Weir had been successful in his bid to buy a majority share in Scottish club Partick Thistle.

Surprisingly, though, the news came out that he was giving his share, free of charge, to a supporters group, Thistle For Ever.

In this episode, we ask: how...


Nov 25, 2019

In the last decade, Sheik Mansour has invested more than €2 billion in Manchester City, turning them into one of the biggest clubs in the world.  

In the same timeframe, City has settled with UEFA on one Financial Fair Play case and await a decision on another. Then on Nov. 14, The Athletic reported that they believe...


Nov 22, 2019

Following Napoli's 0-0 draw with Genoa on November 9th, the club sit in 7th place in Serie A. They haven't won a league match in over a month.

However, off-the-pitch the club look even worse. Players are fighting with management and fans are fighting with players.

Today we unpack Napoli's 'civil war' and ask if they can...


Nov 20, 2019

For the past month, Chile has been gripped by protests against the incumbent government. With hundreds of thousands of people taking to the streets, everyday life in the country is in turmoil. In this episode, we ask: why is there no football being played in Chile right now?

We're joined by Adam Brandon (