We speak to Croatian journalist Juraj Vrdoljak about the historical significance of Hajduk Split. Did you know the club was a big part of anti-Nazi resistance in World War II and helped introduce ultrà culture into Europe?
Just what is CONIFA and what are its aims? We talk to James Hendicott, whose new book chronicles the organisation's journey.
We welcome Rich Hall, founder of Italian football site The Gentleman Ultra, back onto the site to discuss the past, present and future of the team he supports, Internazionale di Milano (Inter Milan).
We look back at Trinidad & Tobago's incredible journey to qualify for the 2006 World Cup in Germany with Gene De Gourville, who's written a book on the subject.
We're joined by Devon Rowcliffe, whose new book 'Who Ate All the Squid' looks at South Korea's football story.
We're joined again by Matt McGinn whose new book looks at the emergence of Icelandic football in recent years.
Our guest is Connor Parry, who visited the Hamburg Derby - Hamburger SV versus FC Sankt Pauli - in early 2020. It's a fiery encounter in the 2.Bundesliga, the second tier of German football. We look at the matchday experience and discuss the histories of both clubs.
We're joined by Jamie Ralph who runs an English-language fan feed and blog focussed on Newell's Old Boys from Rosario, Argentina. We discuss the club's intense rivalry with cross-city rivals, Rosario Central.
Bill Hern and David Gleave are the authors of a new book 'Football's Black Pioneers' exploring the first black players to represent all the 92 football clubs in the English football league.
Bill and David have some fascinating stories to recount after speaking to a number of former players and pioneers' family.
We have a double-header as two of the contributors to a new book on Spanish and Portuguese football - 'Iberia Chronicles' - join us on the podcast.
Nathan Motz discusses Portugal's golden generation and Kristofer McCormack tells us the history of the Copa del Rey
We welcome Steven Scragg back onto the podcast to discuss his new book on the UEFA Cup (now Europa League). How did this Inter-City Fairs Cup morph into a much-loved, two-legged final tournament that saw Ipswich Town, Dundee United and IFK Gothenburg get to finals?
Our guest is Stuart Horsfield, whose new book 'Brazil 82: A Glorious Failure' focuses on the great Brazil side that many believe should have won the 1982 World Cup in Spain.
We welcome Alan McDougall back onto the podcast to discuss his new book, which looks at the socio-political history of football. He examines the role of migration, race, gender, and much more.
Jordan Florit is the author of a new book 'Red Wine and Arepas' about the rise and rise of football in Venezuela. He has some fascinating stories to tell from this troubled country with a strong, new footballing ethos in both the men's and women's game.
Our guest is Craig McCracken, who runs the football history and nostalgia site, Beyond the Last Man. Craig gives us a fascinating insight into the fractious history of Romanian football.
We talk to Tobias Jones about his research into Italian ultras. It's an incredibly insightful interview about group psychology, belonging, the potential for criminality and even ultras doing good work in the community, too.
Our guest is Chris Pidgeon, who has groundhopped across Spain.
We look at Spain's complex football league structure and discuss some of the best football travel experiences outside of La Liga.
We talk to historian Peter Alegi about Africa's football journey. It's a story of colonialism, national awakening, emigration, controversy, politics and much more. We look also explore the future of the women's game.
We're joined by Robert O'Connor, whose new book is a chronicle of football's role in former Soviet Republics and other countries of the Eastern Bloc.
Our guest is Vadim Furmanov, originally from Kyiv in Ukraine. He writes regularly for Futbolgrad and other sites on Ukrainian football.
Here, he tells us about the current state of the game and how the conflict with Russia has impacted domestic clubs.
We chat to Josh Chapman, AKA The Kitsman on Twitter, about the art of the football shirt and his tips for collecting them. Learn about our favourite shirts from around the world.
We're joined by Dan Williamson, who has a book out in Sept 2020 on the history of Boca Juniors.
We discuss the club's origins, the evolution of its rivalry with River Plate, and some of its greatest players.
The world's oldest international rivalry outside of the UK and Ireland is 7,000 miles (11,000 km) away down in the River Plate - Argentina v Uruguay.
We invited Argentinian football historian, Esteban Bekerman, onto the podcast to discuss the rivalry between Argentina and Uruguay, and its legacy in promoting football across South America.
Our guest is Buenos Aires-based journalist, Santiago Bauzá.
Santi gives us the local's guide to the best groundhopping experiences, rivalries and fan cultures in the Argentine capital.
Starting with the Boca-River 'Superclásico', we also look at the best matchday experiences at Independiente, Racing Club, San Lorenzo, Huracán, Estudiantes de la Plata, and more...
We talk to Zach Bigalke, who's researched the 'Oriundi' - players of Italian descent born outside Italy who have played for the Italian national side, the Azzurri.
Who are they? Why do they matter? What do Italian-born players and fans think about them? We discuss all this and more in this fascinating interview.