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Episode: 37
  Jun 29, 2020   4494

Ep 37: You’ll Never Walk Alone

It was never in doubt… except for the three months that some global pandemic threatened the unimaginable, but Liverpool are once again Champions of England.  The Pod takes a deep dive into this season, and what is next for Jurgen’s Reds.

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Episode: 36
  Jun 15, 2020   4354

Ep 36: Grant Wahl on… everything

American soccer journal extraordinaire Grant Wahl joins the pod to talk everything from Covid 19 to Black Lives Matter, not to mention what happened, and why he is currently part of “the club” as in “in between jobs” footy media types.

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Episode: 34
  Jun 01, 2020   3863

Episode 34: Phonsie with love

The boys are back, and try as they might it’s just impossible to not keep celebrating Bayern Munich’s brilliant Canadian, who is just adding to the new world order where full backs are suddenly cool!

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Episode: 33
  May 25, 2020   4121

Ep: 33: Thomas Rongen

Labelled a legend by those that know him, Thomas Rongen lives up to the title as he joins the pod, to chat divorce, Johan Cruyff, Ted Kennedy, third gender and yoga instructors.

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Episode: 32
  May 18, 2020   4577

Ep: 32. Benoit Cheyrou

Former Ligue Un Champion, and MLS Champion Benoit Cheyrou joins the pod to talk the end of the French season, life at Toronto FC, and Platini or ZiZou? The boys also lament what if anything was lost in Germany this weekend without the fans.

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Episode: 31
  May 11, 2020   3558

Episode 31: Jonathan Osorio’s hair

The pod is joined by Jonathan Osorio, Toronto FC’s all-time appearance leader, to break down his Quarantine hair, who he supported at Gold Cup 2000, and how his favourite 5-aside team stacks up against the Pod’s.

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Episode: 30
  May 04, 2020   4327

Episode 30: Milan to Minsk… A journey.

Patrick Kendrick joins the pod live from Milan, as Italy begins life again, but what does that mean for Calcio?  And then… an epic battle of wits between Forrest and Dichio, as the Pod quizzes them on their glorious careers.

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Episode: 27
  Apr 13, 2020   3968

Episode 27: Precious pro’s and who are the best athletes?

Hockey Night in Canada’s David Amber joins the lads today, to discuss everything sports, from which sport has changed the most, to which has the best athletes.  Danny and Craig play the sympathy card, and Sully Ahmed explains www.ConquerCovid19.ca, a serious difference maker.

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Episode: 26
  Apr 06, 2020   3148

Episode 26: Blame the footballers!

In Episode 26, the pod is joined by Aaron Murphy, entrenched in Ireland but still flying the Maple Leaf high, as he talks ICE Hockey in a far and distant land, and offers a perspective on sport in Europe amidst all the nonsense.

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Episode: 20
  Mar 02, 2020   3610

Episode 20: A Wongderful display of CanCon

Sharm’s is off today, but fear not, Dan Wong steps away from the keyboards and assumes the hosts chair… and what stories there are… from Canadian stars making global headlines and the end of Liverpool! Meanwhile Craig and Danny lock VAR horns and we have Toronto FC ticket giveaway!

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Episode: 18
  Feb 17, 2020   4429

Episode 18: Family, Loyalty and Man City

On location this week at one of our favourite establishments in downtown Toronto as we celebrate Family Day. The lads discuss exactly what is meant by the term “Family club,” what pressure’s do footballers families endure, and how important is the boss of the house?  Meanwhile in the wake of Manchester City’s massive UEFA punishment,...

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Episode: 17
  Feb 10, 2020   3797

Ep 17: Fans and Fame

The lads break down just what it’s like to be a professional footballer and all the fame (and infamy) that comes with it.

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Episode: 16
  Feb 03, 2020   3761

Episode 16: Transfers/Debuts and the CPL

Craig is away this week, and his absence is such a loss that we replaced him with two people: Former Man City, TFC and Vancouver WhiteCap Terry Dunfield and Canadian Premier League Commish David Clanachan fill the void, and then some.  Dichio and Sharman remain for nostalgia.

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Episode: 16
  Feb 03, 2020   3761

Episode 16: Transfers/Debuts and the CPL

Craig is away this week, and his absence is such a loss that we replaced him with two people: Former Man City, TFC and Vancouver WhiteCap Terry Dunfield and Canadian Premier League Commish David Clanachan fill the void, and then some.  Dichio and Sharman remain for nostalgia.

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Episode: 15
  Jan 27, 2020   4126

Episode 15: Pre-seasons

The boys are back, and delve into the monster that is Pre-Season in the football world.  From Sweden to Sampdoria to being star-struck.

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Episode: 15
  Jan 27, 2020   4126

Episode 15: Pre-seasons

The boys are back, and delve into the monster that is Pre-Season in the football world.  From Sweden to Sampdoria to being star-struck.

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Episode: 12
  Dec 16, 2019   3918

Beckham, Yallop and what a year for Cancon.

We are joined by Canadian legend Frank Yallop who takes us inside the locker room in LA, the year David Beckham arrived.  We also talk modern coaching to old school coaching, just what Canadian soccer went through in 2019, and do players really care about the Europa League?

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Episode: 12
  Dec 16, 2019   3918

Beckham, Yallop and what a year for Cancon.

We are joined by Canadian legend Frank Yallop who takes us inside the locker room in LA, the year David Beckham arrived.  We also talk modern coaching to old school coaching, just what Canadian soccer went through in 2019, and do players really care about the Europa League?

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Episode: 10
  Dec 02, 2019   4015

Power. From Montagliani to Lecce

Concacaf President Victor Montagliani joins the pod to discuss the current World Cup Qualifying format, the sins of Concacaf past, and his wedding night!  Also, the power theme continues with club ownership good and bad, and we answer some of your questions.

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Episode: 10
  Dec 02, 2019   4015

Power. From Montagliani to Lecce

Concacaf President Victor Montagliani joins the pod to discuss the current World Cup Qualifying format, the sins of Concacaf past, and his wedding night!  Also, the power theme continues with club ownership good and bad, and we answer some of your questions.

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Episode: 8
  Nov 19, 2019   3676

Fights, breaking the rules and are you good enough?

On Episode 8 the boys sneak back into the locker room and onto the training pitch, and explain just how often teammates scrap, with Craig taking us to that fateful day when John Hartson went all John Hartson on Eyal Berkovic.  Meanwhile Danny explains how he rules his team with an iron fist, potentially causing...

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Episode: 8
  Nov 19, 2019   3676

Fights, breaking the rules and are you good enough?

On Episode 8 the boys sneak back into the locker room and onto the training pitch, and explain just how often teammates scrap, with Craig taking us to that fateful day when John Hartson went all John Hartson on Eyal Berkovic.  Meanwhile Danny explains how he rules his team with an iron fist, potentially causing...

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Episode: 7
  Nov 11, 2019   3830

Moody planes and Grapes

On Episode 7, Dan Wong fills in for a sad Danny Dichio, as Toronto FC lament the one that got away, while a national icon embarrasses himself and raises yet more questions of racism in our little sports world.  

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Episode: 7
  Nov 11, 2019   3830

Moody planes and Grapes

On Episode 7, Dan Wong fills in for a sad Danny Dichio, as Toronto FC lament the one that got away, while a national icon embarrasses himself and raises yet more questions of racism in our little sports world.  

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Episode: 6
  Nov 04, 2019   3698

Balls, balls and more balls…

On Episode 6, the boys are joined by Trevor Sinclair who reminisces with his two former teammates about the good old days, including a moment of friendship on one of Craig’s darkest days.  Racism in our game sadly is once again an important topic to discuss, but on a brighter note, the Prem, MLS and...

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Episode: 6
  Nov 04, 2019   3698

Balls, balls and more balls…

On Episode 6, the boys are joined by Trevor Sinclair who reminisces with his two former teammates about the good old days, including a moment of friendship on one of Craig’s darkest days.  Racism in our game sadly is once again an important topic to discuss, but on a brighter note, the Prem, MLS and...

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Episode: 5
  Oct 28, 2019   3566

Forrest’s fame is felled, while Dichio lives the high life

On today’s episode, Angus Gunn becomes Craig Forrest 2.0, Granit Xhaka brings up some anger issues for Danny, Zlatan may have gone a bit too far, while Tommy Wheeldon Jnr laments a missed opportunity in the Canadian Premier League, although the drama certainly helped the league… at least according to James it did.  Oh, and...

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Episode: 5
  Oct 28, 2019   3566

Forrest’s fame is felled, while Dichio lives the high life

On today’s episode, Angus Gunn becomes Craig Forrest 2.0, Granit Xhaka brings up some anger issues for Danny, Zlatan may have gone a bit too far, while Tommy Wheeldon Jnr laments a missed opportunity in the Canadian Premier League, although the drama certainly helped the league… at least according to James it did.  Oh, and...

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Episode: 4
  Oct 21, 2019   3663

There should be blood

James, Craig and Danny lament the lack of brutal violence in the modern game, say a fond farewell to Wayne Rooney, Craig and Danny talk bribes, while Joshua Kloke drops by to talk Toronto FC.  

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Episode: 4
  Oct 21, 2019   3663

There should be blood

James, Craig and Danny lament the lack of brutal violence in the modern game, say a fond farewell to Wayne Rooney, Craig and Danny talk bribes, while Joshua Kloke drops by to talk Toronto FC.  

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Episode: 3
  Oct 16, 2019   3628

Canadian soccer – the next big thing?

On today’s episode the boys broadcast from BMO Field, as Canada do something that has taken 34 years to do… beat the USA.  Of course Craig disagrees, however common sense does prevail as Alex “Load Management” Mckechnie, and John Fitzgerald join the party, beers and all.

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Episode: 3
  Oct 16, 2019   3628

Canadian soccer – the next big thing?

On today’s episode the boys broadcast from BMO Field, as Canada do something that has taken 34 years to do… beat the USA.  Of course Craig disagrees, however common sense does prevail as Alex “Load Management” Mckechnie, and John Fitzgerald join the party, beers and all.

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Episode: 2
  Oct 07, 2019   3883

Jimmy Brennan’s snake

On Episode 2, after lamenting the demise of some giants of football, the boys enjoy their first guest in pod history – Jimmy Brennan – as he talks Canadian Premier League, as well as a notorious tail of a gathering in a hotel room, which culminated in him unleashing his snake.

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Episode: 2
  Oct 07, 2019   3883

Jimmy Brennan’s snake

On Episode 2, after lamenting the demise of some giants of football, the boys enjoy their first guest in pod history – Jimmy Brennan – as he talks Canadian Premier League, as well as a notorious tail of a gathering in a hotel room, which culminated in him unleashing his snake.

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Episode: 1
  Oct 01, 2019   3822

9-0 and bitter retirements

In Episode 1, the boys explain why we are here, they make fun of Craig for holding a notorious Premier League record, and reminisce to when Danny had as much hope as he did hair.

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Episode: 1
  Oct 01, 2019   3822

9-0 and bitter retirements

In Episode 1, the boys explain why we are here, they make fun of Craig for holding a notorious Premier League record, and reminisce to when Danny had as much hope as he did hair.