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Football+ Podcast

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In the Football+ Podcast, the boys and girls of the Football+ Facebook group get together for a pint and a chat about the beautiful game. Host Paul Bennett reads some of the great works of footy literature while guests attempt to consign the worst of football to Bootroom 101. Has the game gone, Gary? Find out here...

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In the Football+ Podcast, the boys and girls of the Football+ Facebook group get together for a pint and a chat about the beautiful game. Host Paul Bennett reads some of the great works of footy literature while guests attempt to consign the worst of football to Bootroom 101. Has the game gone, Gary? Find out here...

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Football+ Podcast

Latest release on Oct 23, 2018

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Rank #1: Football+ Podcast Episode 7

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You can change gender, but can you change your footy team? In Episode 7 of the Football+ Podcast at Manchester's Crown & Kettle, host Paul Bennett wonders if Evertonian Day Riley might be happier as a Liverpool fan. Is it too late? What next for the Toffees? Should Big Sam stay or go? Our reporter Brendan Riley asks the man on the street. Day and Benno talk Sir Alex Ferguson, while Benno reads excerpts from the autobiography of another true United legend. Plus, will 'women's football' be condemned to Bootroom 101? And should gay footballers come out?

May 08 2018

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Rank #2: Football+ Podcast Episode 5

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Even the Beast From the East can't stop host Paul Bennett fulfilling his fixture with Reds fan Brendan Riley at the Cross Keys in the heart of Liverpool. Just how good is Mo Salah exactly? Are Jurgen Klopp's men better without Coutinho? Can we get these chicken wings every episode? Those are the burning questions. Benno Reads King Kenny while Bren does his best to make history in condemning the worst of football to Bootroom 101. Can he become the first guest to go 3/3? Find out here...

Mar 04 2018

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Rank #3: Football+ Podcast Episode 6

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The game's gone, Gary! At least that's the case for our latest guest, Birmingham City fan Olly Winkles, who explains why he's fallen out of love with football. Can he be brought back from the brink? Host Paul Bennett gives it his best shot by taking the disillusioned Brummie to his first live game in years. Benno reads Rooney, Brendan Riley talks to the man on the street after a stunning round of Champions League action, and there's a new feature as Jude Riley reviews Andrea Pirlo's autobiography in the first ever 'Jude Book Jury'. Last but definitely not least, Olly tries to condemn the worst of football to Bootroom 101. Which UK region really gets his goat? Find out here...

Apr 16 2018

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Rank #4: Football+ Podcast Episode 3

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Episode 3 of the Football+ Podcast sees host Paul Bennett sit down for a pint (or four) of Chocolate Fudge Stout with Manchester United fan Matthew Leonard. Topics include the commercialisation of football, the capital of Djibouti, creosote and penalty shoot-outs. Benno reads El Tel, the boys play a game of ‘Higher or Lower’ and Matt tries to consign his top pet hates to Bootroom 101.

Dec 18 2017

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Rank #5: Football+ Podcast Episode 4

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Host Paul Bennett visits the Lord Nelson in Clayton-le-Woods, Lancashire to chat with Evertonian Mark Houghton. Topics include 'bitter Blues', Big Nev and the magic of the FA Cup - all to a banging Eighties soundtrack. Benno reads excerpts from the autobiography of a Liverpudlian legend while Mark attempts to condemn the very worst of football to the fiery hell-pit that is Bootroom 101...

Jan 27 2018

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