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Traversing the world of football in search of the stories that matter, brought to you by expert journalists and guests. Check out our award-winning print magazine.

    The Mount Rushmore Selection: Swindon Town

    The Mount Rushmore Selection: Swindon Town

    In this episode, the podcast team are joined by long-time Swindon Town fan Victor Morgan. After supporting the club for more than 50 years, he has plenty of scope when selecting the four players most deserving immortality on Swindon’s own Mount Rushmore.

    • 1 hr
    The Mount Rushmore Selection: Fiorentina

    The Mount Rushmore Selection: Fiorentina

    Author and podcaster Giancarlo Rinaldi takes us on a journey to Tuscany and explains his four chosen players to mark Fiorentina's own Mount Rushmore. There’s plenty of discussion and debate as we both laud his choices and advocate others who could have been included. 

    • 1 hr 7 min
    The greatest forwards in African football history

    The greatest forwards in African football history

    To join the launch of the African Forwards magazine, the podcast team got together to discuss our list of 15 legends to emerge from the continent. From undisputed picks like Drogba, Eto'o and Weah to lesser-known legends including Bwalya, Keita and Yekini, the team discuss the merits of each. 

    • 1 hr 24 min
    The nearly men: the greatest teams that failed to win the World Cup

    The nearly men: the greatest teams that failed to win the World Cup

    We're back in the Centre Circle talking to These Football Times' senior writer Aidan Williams about his new book The Nearly Men, focusing on some of the greatest sides that failed to win the World Cup. Join us as we discuss what made them great, why their failure appeals so strongly to so many, and why their legacy endures.

    • 1 hr 32 min
    The Mount Rushmore Selection: Exeter City

    The Mount Rushmore Selection: Exeter City

    Exeter University lecturer Matt Riley has taken a break from academia to chat to the podcast team about the Exeter City players that he believes deserve to be immortalised, forever looking down on St James' Park from the club’s own Mount Rushmore. Which of the Grecians did Matt select? 

    • 1 hr 3 min
    The Beautifully Designed Game with Mark Johnson

    The Beautifully Designed Game with Mark Johnson

    The Beautifully Designed Game host, Marcus Marritt, sits down once again with sports creative Mark Johnson to talk about life as a self-employed creative. From planning ahead in making the move from full-time employment to developing ongoing concepts, building large-scale 3D sculptures and the material delivery challenges, that Inter Milan shirt … to working on murals for retail space and gushing over the lights of LA.

    • 1 hr 4 min

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