We catch up with football writer Onur Bilgic to discuss football in the former Eastern Bloc, those countries under Soviet influence from 1945-91.
Why were Eastern European teams more successful in the European Cup-Winners' Cup than the European Cup (now Champions League)? Why did former Eastern Bloc national teams excel after the Iron Curtain came down?
Apologies for the sound quality, stick with it - the content is fascinating.
We're joined by Anthony Barbagallo who writes about Sicilian Football.
We discuss Palermo's comeback, Catania Calcio, what's going right at Trapani, plus a whole host of excellent groundhopping experiences in Sicily.
Our guest is Michael Barrett, whose graphic novel explores the story of Preston North End's unbeaten run to the league and cup double in 1888-89 season. Only Arsenal in 2003-4 went unbeaten in a league season since then.
Our guest is Vienna-based Richard Turkowitsch, who takes us through the clubs of Austria. We discuss the Vienna derby, the rise of Red Bull Salzburg and a whole lot more besides.
We catch up with Dan Barker, whose online magazine 'A Whole New Ballgame' looks back at the pivotal decade when everything changed - the 1990s.
We reflect on how TV and culture, plus a changing geopolitical world shook football and morphed it into what it is today.
We look at the good and the bad things that means for the game today.
Our guest is Alan McDougall, author of The People's Game, a fascinating read on football in the former East Germany - GDR - which existed from 1949 until the reunification of Germany in 1990.
We get the lowdown on groundhopping in Hungary with Budapest-based journalist, Gergely Marosi. We look at the famous clubs from the capital - MTK, Ferencváros, Honved, Vasas and Újpest - plus look at some of the regional clubs who have been upsetting the balance of power in recent years.
Our guest is Matt Walker, author of Europe United, a chronicle of his travels to matches in each of the 55 UEFA member countries. We hear his weirdest experiences, best stadiums and most extreme situations.
This is groundhopping cranked up to 11...
We talk to Paul Musco, who runs groundhopping tours for football fans visiting Berlin.
It's one of our favourite cities, so have a listen as we enthuse about Hertha BSC, 1 FC Union, BFC Dynamo and a host of smaller clubs.
Matthew Caldwell runs the brilliant Instagram feed, 1_Shilling, which celebrates the wonder of football matchday programme design.
He joins us to discuss the history of the matchday programme, some of the most iconic designs, and the uncertain future of the programme.
Our guest is writer John Nicholson, whose new book Can We Have Our Football Back? looks at how we could improve the modern game. Is free-to-air TV just one way to give the game 'back' to the people?
Our guest is Chris Clements, the man behind EspañaEstadios.com - Stadiums of Spain.
We look at some of the classic big grounds - Bernabéu, Camp Nou, Mestalla, and the Seville grounds, plus some of the new grounds - the New San Mames and Wanda Metropolitano. We also discuss our favourite smaller grounds and ask why Spanish grounds aren't as stylish as, say, Italian grounds.
Our guest is Lee Colvin, who's written a book chronicling his travels around the world in pursuit of the football's biggest rivalries. We discuss Boca-River, Madrid-Barça, Ajax-Feyenoord, Red Star-Partizan, Rangers-Celtic, and many more.
We chat to Martin Westby, author of 'England's Oldest Football Clubs' into the roots of the game and its pioneer clubs. Is Sheffield the cradle of the global game? What role did Nottingham and the Lancashire clubs play in the game's development and learn how the Football Association very nearly folded a few years after its foundation.
Nicholas Blincoe is author of 'More Noble Than War', a book about football in Israel and Palestine. He joins us to discuss his fascinating stories from his travels in the region and the history of football.
Our guest is Ryan Hubbard, author of 'From Partition to Solidarity', a book about the first 100 years of Polish football.
We talk to Steven Scragg, author of 'A Tournament Lost in Time', which looks at the European Cup-Winners' Cup.
We talk to Ben Roberts, author of "Bottled: English Football's Boozy Story" about the close relationship between alcohol and football, and what is being done to support players in need of help.
We talk to football writer Jonathan Wilson about his new book, 'The Names Heard Long Ago', which chronicles Hungarian football's golden age.
We discuss the vibrant pre-WWII domestic scene, the amazing coaches it produced and their global legacy, and the culmination in the 1950s of one of the greatest teams of all time.
Our guest is Stefan Legge from the University of St.Gallen in Switzerland, who discusses his extensive research into the relationship between money and success in modern football.
There are some winners that might surprise you...
Glasgow is one of the most important cities in football history, and we chat to local groundhopper Chris Marshall about the Old Firm (Celtic and Rangers) and other clubs in Scotland's biggest city that are worth a visit.
Our guest is Mieszko Rajkiewicz, who presented on politics in football in Poland in the recent Football History Conference in Manchester.
We caught up with him to discuss the close relationship historically between politics and football in Poland.
Our guest is James Brown, grandson of the US team's 1930 World Cup semi-finalist goalscorer. He has been researching the US team's experience in that amazing cup run and tracing descendants of the team.
We welcome Colin Millar back onto the podcast to discuss his new book, 'The Frying Pan of Spain', which looks at the fierce Seville derby between Sevilla FC and Real Betis Balompie.
We talk to football writer Onur Bilgic about the Yugoslavia team of the late 1980s and early 1990s. Thrown out of Euro '92 in favour of eventual winners Denmark due to the civil war in the Balkans, this team had the potential to dominate mid-90s football both on a European and global stage.