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A Pod of Two Halves

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Join Michael, Tom & Lee every week for football news, reviews and previews covering the English Premier League. If you love Manchester Utd, Chelsea or Everton then this show is probably for you!

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Join Michael, Tom & Lee every week for football news, reviews and previews covering the English Premier League. If you love Manchester Utd, Chelsea or Everton then this show is probably for you!

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A Pod of Two Halves

Latest release on Aug 05, 2020

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Join Michael, Tom & Lee every week for football news, reviews and previews covering the English Premier League. If you love Manchester Utd, Chelsea or Everton then this show is probably for you!

Episode 84: The End Of Season Awards Show!

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It's that time again! After the longest Premier League season in history, we finally get the chance to look back at it, judge it, critique it, and choose who wins what!

We've got a host of awards up for grabs, and we also give Woods the chance to give us a transfer breakdown. 

All this and more on a Pod of Two Halves, follow us on all social platforms @podoftwohalves

Aug 05 2020

1hr 35mins

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Episode 83: Talk Footy to Me

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On today's show, in Michael's absence Tom and Lee are joined by guest host Adam Flint from the Talk Filmy to Me podcast as they break down all the key events from the final weekend of the Premier League season

Villa survive, but who is best placed to bounce back following relegation heartbreak? Ole delivers Champions League football, but is he really the man to return United to former glories? Chelsea on the lookout for a new Kepa and as England bids farewell to David Silva, where does he rank in the pantheon of Premier League legends?

Jul 29 2020

1hr 24mins

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Episode 82: London Topples Manchester

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On today's show, the boys discuss the FA Cup Semi-Final weekend (a bad day for Michael, a great day for Woods). They also talk about the relegation battle, and whether Leicester have had a successful season if they don't make the top 4. 

All that, and a lot lot more here on @podoftwohalves. 

Jul 22 2020

1hr 6mins

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Episode 81: The Death of FFP?

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On today's show, the boys chat FFP nonsense, with a look at who will profit and lose from their decision to reverse Man City's ban. We've got the top 4 run-in to analyse and then we've got a bottom half dream XI. 

Of course with winners, chumps & predictions thrown into the mix!

A fun show as always, check us out @podoftwohalves

Jul 15 2020

1hr 21mins

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Episode 80: The Test for Pep (& A Special Guest)

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On today's show, we have a very special guest in the studio to discuss the next steps for Pep, the next crop of hot young talent coming through English football, whether or not Trent can be a midfielder and the magical status of Mikel Arteta. 

A fun show as always, check us out @podoftwohalves. 

Jul 08 2020

1hr 43mins

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Episode 79: Liverpool are Champions. What's Next?

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On today's show, Michael and Tom discuss the latest week of football fixtures in the Premier League. A very eventful week it was too! Liverpool were declared champions of England, United got within 3 points of 3rd place, and West Ham actually won a game of football. 

We've also got a boatload of predictions and of course our usual Winners & Chumps. 

A fun show as always, check us out @podoftwohalves

Jul 03 2020

1hr 16mins

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Episode 78: Two Glorious Returns

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On today's show, we are blessed with not just one return (football) but we also have the return of Lee Collard! Bringing us all together in a delightful fashion!

We cover all of the action from the return of football, and much much more. 

A fun show as always, check us out @podoftwohalves on all social media & podcasting platforms

Jun 24 2020

1hr 24mins

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Episode 77: Oh the excitement...

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It's so close we can almost taste it! That's right, Premier League football is nearly back, and on today's show the boys cover of all of the biggest talking points upcoming in gameweek 30!

We also reserve special praise for Marcus Rashford, and bring our world-famous predictions back to the fold!

A fun show as always, check us out @podoftwohalves

Jun 17 2020

1hr 30mins

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Episode 76: Back To The Rumour Mill

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On the show today Michael and Tom discuss some of the latest transfer stories as we all prepare for the continuation of the Premier League. Also discussed are the fortunes of both Arsenal and Spurs, as well as a look at the state of equality in English football. 

A fun show as always, follow us at @podoftwohalves

Jun 10 2020

1hr 23mins

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Episode 75: Cycling, Politics & A Smidge of Football

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We are back for another episode of a Pod of Two Halves! On the show today we talk about a lot of things, some related to football, some not! The big question though is how are we all going to get used to football behind closed doors? Michael, Tom and Lee try and answer this question and more in an action-packed show!

Follow us on all good Podcast platforms and social media @podoftwohalves

Jun 03 2020

1hr 29mins

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Episode 74: Man Utd 07/08: The Greatest Ever Premier League Team

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On today's show, we are back with a bang! Michael talks us through the 07/08 season from a Man Utd perspective - the highs, the lows and the feeling you get when you realise that your team is the best in the world #smugface.

We also touch on the current football climate and are taking ideas for next weeks show!

Stay safe!

Follow us on all social media and podcasting platforms @podoftwohalves

Apr 29 2020

1hr 47mins

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Episode 73: Marvelous Mourinho & The Rise of the Roman Empire

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On today's show, we've got Woods doing what he does best - talking about Chelsea! And when we say talking about Chelsea, we mean his favourite Chelsea era. That's right, the arrival of The Special One!

Woods runs through the entire 04/05 season, but also delves into how Chelsea made their millions, and what happened next! Supplemented by Michael and Lee, we get right into the nitty-gritty in a MONSTER-sized episode. So sit back, get comfy and feast your ears on 1 hour and 40 minutes of Chelsea. Chelsea. Chelsea.... Chelsea. Chelsea. Chelsea. 

Find us on all good podcast and social platforms @podoftwohalves

Apr 14 2020

1hr 43mins

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Episode 72: When Football Was Football - The 94/95 FA Cup Final Review

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It's been a long few weeks, but we have returned with a brand new jam-packed show! On the show, we discuss Lee's favourite club memory - the 1994/95 FA Cup Final. A match which of course pitted Lee's Everton against Michael's Man Utd. 

We run through the season to build-up to the final, and Woods gives us a full FA Cup rundown on the road to Wembley. 

A fun fun show! You can find us on social media @podoftwohalves

Apr 07 2020

1hr 31mins

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Episode 71: Covid-19

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On today's show, we discuss the current global pandemic and its effect on sport and the world. 

Mar 17 2020

40mins

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Episode 70: Happy Gilmour

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We are back! After a much needed week away, we return with an action-packed show! Mikey asks the question... 'Are Man Utd title contenders next season?' Woods gets giddy over Billy Bobby Gilmour and Lee discovers that Kieron might have been right all along...

All this and plenty more! Stay in touch on all good podcasting and social platforms @podoftwohalves 

Mar 10 2020

1hr 14mins

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Episode 69: Aubameyang > Aguero?

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On today's show, we get into the details of the weekend! Woods covers Chelsea's win over Spurs and what this means for Jose, Mikey fancies Bruno Fernandes

Feb 25 2020

1hr 12mins

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Episode 68: Fraud Fraud Fraud (& Frank Lampard)

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On today's show, we, of course, discuss the battle at the Bridge between Chelsea and Manchester United - crucially how will Woods respond? We also DIVE into Man City and FFP, a topic in which Mikey gets quite passionate about. 

A fun show as always, check us out @podoftwohalves

Feb 18 2020

1hr 30mins

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Episode 67: A New Challenger Appears!

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On today's show we have a very special guest... and oh boy! In a hall of fame segment, our new man gives Lee some 'home truths' about Carlo Magnifico. We've also sourced some of the most unpopular opinions around the world in football, and discuss 'Premflix' - is streaming the answer?

All this and much much more, follow us @podoftwohalves on social media and all good podcasting platforms. 

Feb 11 2020

1hr 26mins

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Episode 66: Pep Fraudiola?

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On today's show, we discuss the rather bonkers Spurs / City game from the weekend - A Mourinho masterclass? Or a bad day at the office for Pep?

Also on the show, we look at the relegation battle, while Lee gives us a King Carlo rundown!

And, in its debut on the show, we introduce the inaugural Shithouse Hall of Fame!

A fun show as always, check us out on Social Media and all Podcasting platforms @podoftwohalves

Feb 04 2020

1hr 14mins

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Episode 65: Love The Cup, Hate The Klopp

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On today's show, we've got FA Cup fever! Woods takes us through all of the games results, with a look to the next round. We also discuss the decision of Jurgen Klopp to not actually plan to show up for their replay against Shrewsbury, Lee takes aim at David Moyes and West Ham, and finally, Woods runs us through some last-minute transfer needs for Chelsea and United.

A fun show as always, check us out at @podoftwohalves

Jan 28 2020

1hr 11mins

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