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Mar 30, 2020

In 2010, Brighton and Hove Albion were a small club playing homes games for under 10,000 fans in England's third division. Now the club are playing their third consecutive season in the Premier League, hosting crowds of more than 30,000. 

Behind the transformation is owner Tony Bloom. On today's episode, we chart...

Mar 27, 2020

The US Women’s National Team is one of the most successful football teams in history.

They are also in the unique situation of being one of the few sports franchises in which the women’s team is more successful than the men’s.

Unfortunately, though, this hasn’t been enough to convince the United States Soccer...

Mar 25, 2020

This is part II of a two-episode series on the people who make football Wikipedia. Part I featured Jonny Sharples on how he uses Wikipedia as a tool for humor. In this episode, we speak to Gabriele Anello (@nellosplendor) who tells us why he edits Japanese Wikipedia pages, the process of making the edits, and why his...

Mar 23, 2020

The biggest online resource for football fans is Wikipedia, yet the contributors to the platform are largely anonymous. We speak to humorist Jonny Sharples (@JonnyGabriel) who is a longtime Wikipedia contributor and prankster. If you have ever been down a Wikipedia 'rabbit hole' this episode is for you.

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Mar 20, 2020

In recent months, the Coronavirus has ripped through the world, causing havoc in its wake

Despite its usual immunity to these things, the world of football has proved to be just as susceptible to the virus.

With almost no professional football being played for the foreseeable future, new questions are being raised about...