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May 28, 2020

When you think of nations with a storied footballing history, you might not immediately think of Haiti.

But in 1974, the small island state became the first Caribbean country to represent at a World Cup.

Since then, the history of the country has been rocked with tragedy and scandal.

Football hasn’t been immune...


May 25, 2020

According to recent reports in the Financial Times CVC Capital is in talks to acquire 20% of Serie A. We examine the potential deal and what it would mean for Serie A. Plus we tell you why it is so difficult to build stadiums in Italy.

Guests:
Murad Ahmed (@muradahmed) is a sports editor for the Financial...


May 21, 2020

Going into this season, the Bundesliga’s media tagline was "Football as it’s meant to be".

On Saturday, the Bundesliga resumed after taking a long break due to the emergence of coronavirus. Whatever else it was, this wasn’t how it was meant to be.

In the Revierderby, Borussia Dortmund romped home to a 4-0 victory...


May 18, 2020

France exports more players than any other country except Brazil according to the CIES Observatory.

Yet, Zinedine Zidane is the only French manager in one of Europe's top 5 leagues outside of Ligue 1. Why and what does it tell us about French managers in 2020? 

Guest:

Tom Williams (@tomwfootball) is a football writer...


May 14, 2020

If you’re anything like me, you probably haven’t ever given much attention to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee: the government select committee that deals with football.

Last week, the committee interviewed Rick Parry, the chairman of the English Football League to talk to him about the impact of...