We talk to Montevideo-based football writer, Marcus Haydon, about watching football in one of the oldest footballing countries - Uruguay.
Safe standing - also known as 'rail seating' - has been proven to be a safe way to enable football fans to stand at matches and is at use in Celtic, Dortmund and elsewhere.
The UK government has not allowed trials in England and Wales, but a groundswell is growing to demand change. We discuss the topic with football writer Matthew Crist.
We look at the history of one of the biggest rivalries in international football - England v Germany - with football historian Dr. Christoph Wagner.
We discuss one of the most populated areas in Europe for football clubs - Germany's industrial heartland, the Rhineland, with groundhopper Matt Rayn.
We talk Dortmund, Gladbach, Bayer Leverkusen, Köln and a whole bunch of others.
In this episode, we discuss the clubs on Northern Spain with the Oviedo-based football journalist, Alexandra Jonson. She’s writing a book on Real Oviedo, and also tells us about the best match day experiences in a much-overlooked part of Spain.
Join us as we travel around Galicia, Asturias, Cantabria and the Basque Country, checking in on famous clubs like Athletic Bilbao, Deportivo La Coruña, Real Sociedad and some of the smaller clubs.
We talk to Rich Hall, founder of Italian football-focussed site Gentleman Ultra, to get his tips on the clubs to visit in Northern Italy. We visit the usual suspects – Turin clubs Juventus and Torino; AC and Inter in Milan; Hellas and Chievo in Verona – plus some of the less-visited clubs that offer a great experience, like Atalanta, Como and Novara.
The League of Ireland has made a real effort to promote itself in recent years, and it seems to be working with crowds on the up. There’s also a wealth of talent waiting to be discovered, and you can watch a great game without breaking the bank.
We speak to Alan McLean from the Patrick O'Connell Memorial Fund to learn about the incredible playing and managerial career of Patrick O'Connell, whose legacy as the man who saved FC Barcelona - and other incredible achievements - was almost forgotten.
The Spanish capital is a must for any international groundhopper. In this podcast we talk to Roddy Cons from the Madrid-based vlog The Team on Tour about how to visit Real Madrid’s Estadio Bernabeu and Atlético Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano, as well as a cluster of smaller clubs from the city.
We catch up with football journalist James Montague to discuss his travels around the Middle Eastern football scene, which he chronicled in his book "When Friday Comes: Football, War and Revolution in the Middle East.
It's a cracking episode!
We talk exclusively to football writer Paul Brown, author of Savage Enthusiasm, which chronicles the history of football fandom. How does the modern fan differ from the spectators of 150 years ago at the birth of association football? How has fandom reflected societal changes? Have a listen, it's fascinating.
We discuss who was the true "father of Italian football" with the writers and producers of a new film and book about a Nottingham textile worker who founded what would become one of the world's greatest clubs.
Plus we discover how the A-League is growing in Australia, where to go, and the emerging ultra cultures of soccer Down Under.
We talk to Anthony Clavane, author of Does Your Rabbi Know You’re Here? to discuss the role of Jews in English football, particularly their association with Tottenham Hotspur.
Plus football writer Peter Thornton, filmmaker and board member of the Lancashire Football Association, chronicles the origins and history of the famous Merseyside Derby, Everton versus Liverpool.
We catch up with Charlotte Mackay, great-granddaughter of William Alexander Mackay, founder of Spain’s first football club, Real Club Recreativo de Huelva.
We also talk to Italian sports writer Chloe Beresford for her tips on watching Serie A football.
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In this episode we sit down with AFC Bournemouth's Commercial Director, Rob Mitchell, to discuss the club's future plans, and we talk to Benjamin Roberts, author of a new book on the often turbulent history of football in Northern Ireland.
We attend Gazzetta Football Italia Live in London with the guys from The Gentleman Ultra to discuss the state of Italian football and reflect on Channel 4's legendary Italian football coverage, plus we discuss Dutch football with the Amsterdam-based writer, James Rowe.
With the Russia 2018 World Cup on the horizon, we talk to Siberia-based writer Andrew Flint about the Russian domestic scene, and we cover one of England's perennial "sleeping giants", Leeds United, with football journalist Jon Mackenzie.
We talk to Danny Brogan, co-founder of ChineseSuperLeagueFootball.com, to find out what's happening in China, and we catch up with Mark Doidge from the University of Brighton, who studies fan movements across Europe.
We get the lowdown on the Polish domestic and international scene from RightBankWarsaw.com's Chris Lash, plus great tips for groundhoppers.
In addition, Seville-based football writer Colin Millar talks us through the Sevilla/Betis rivalry, plus some other clubs in southern Spain worth visiting.
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We discuss the fluctuating fortunes of West London club Queens Park Rangers (QPR) and also hear all about Madrid's third club, Rayo Vallecano, from a local analyst.
We talk to sports historian Andy Mitchell about the roots of football in Scotland, and get an introduction to the French game from Agence France Presse's Tom Williams.
We talk to FC St Pauli's Martin Drust about the club's history, future plans and how it got its 'cult' status.
We also speak to Portuguese football writer Tiago Estêvão to get an introduction to domestic football at the home of the 2016 European Champions.
We look at the community work done by the Dulwich Hamlet Supporters' Trust and catch up on the exciting developments at the South London non-league club.
We also talk to Jonny Pennington of the Abroad Red blog about what it's like to follow Manchester United away.
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We discuss the growing popularity of German football with the editor of Berlin-based blog From Boothferry to Germany, and check in with guest blogger Matt McGinn in Buenos Aires.