The Sunday League XI Football Cliches - A show about the language of football

    • Soccer

The Athletic's Adam Hurrey, Charlie Eccleshare and David Walker celebrate the return of grassroots football by taking a voyage through the classic Sunday League lineup, an XI of precious goalkeepers, dutiful right-backs, reluctant left-backs, chatty centre-halves, spherical but untouchable midfield playmakers and The Big Man Up Front.
They also examine the anatomy of every half-time Sunday League team talk ever, why the words "All day!" can ruin an entire weekend, and the most important skill of all: getting yourself a lift home afterwards.
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The Athletic's Adam Hurrey, Charlie Eccleshare and David Walker celebrate the return of grassroots football by taking a voyage through the classic Sunday League lineup, an XI of precious goalkeepers, dutiful right-backs, reluctant left-backs, chatty centre-halves, spherical but untouchable midfield playmakers and The Big Man Up Front.
They also examine the anatomy of every half-time Sunday League team talk ever, why the words "All day!" can ruin an entire weekend, and the most important skill of all: getting yourself a lift home afterwards.
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