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Sep 22, 2017

We break down Sporting KC's 2-1 win over the New York Red Bulls in the US Open Cup Final, and ponder age-old questions like what was New York doing? Why did Sal Zizzo momentarily decide marking was unimportant? How did Sporting KC make the win look so comfortable.

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Sep 20, 2017

Inspired by Neymar and Canavi's set-price spats, we list the biggest feuds in football history. Wondering who's involved? You'll have to listen to find out ...

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Sep 19, 2017

We define all the terms that you, our dearest listeners, wanted explained... or, at least, seven of them.

1) Olimpico

2) Elastico

3) Empty Bucket

4) Howler

5) Pundit

6) Golazo

7) Decent (in the most British of senses)

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Sep 18, 2017

We review as much of the weekend action as we could watch, leading with big wins for Man Utd and Man City, and the return of DeAndre Yedlin for Newcastle.

Also discussed:

Some left-footed magic from Paulo Dybala, the beginnings of a Neymar v Cavani feud at PSG, Bale's chip for Real, Paulinho's winner for Barcelona, the...

Sep 15, 2017

Daryl called up Mike Goodman, formerly of ESPN and Grantland, currently of FiveThirtyEight and the Double Pivot Podcast, to talks tactics and analytics.

Mike is really good at talking analysis and stats in an easy-to-understand and entertaining way, so we get into what the US could do and do better, how to get the most...