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Join Max, Barry and special guests as they pick over the latest action from the Premier League and beyond

    From the archive: the pursuit of the perfect pitch – Football Weekly Extra

    From the archive: the pursuit of the perfect pitch – Football Weekly Extra

    In our final archive episode we wanted to bring you something a little different from our sister podcast The Audio Long Read.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    • 34 min
    From the archive: the life and times of Barney Ronay – Football Weekly

    From the archive: the life and times of Barney Ronay – Football Weekly

    In June 2020, Max Rushden and Barry Glendenning were joined by Barney Ronay to discuss Barney’s life and times, including how Charlton v Manchester City got him hooked on football. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    • 44 min
    From the archive: football’s relationship with gambling – Football Weekly Extra

    From the archive: football’s relationship with gambling – Football Weekly Extra

    In October 2020 , Max Rushden was joined by Barry Glendenning and Philippe Auclair to examine the game’s ‘gamblification’. We hear from James Grimes, who was a gambling addict for 12 years, Rob Davies, the Guardian’s business reporter specialising in the gambling industry, and Brigid Simmonds, chair of the Betting and Gaming Council. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    • 1 hr 1 min
    From the archive: Philippe Auclair on Fifa and Cantona – Football Weekly

    From the archive: Philippe Auclair on Fifa and Cantona – Football Weekly

    In April 2020, Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning and Philippe Auclair discussed Fifa and football governance, Philippe’s favourite sport, mushroom-collecting, juggling careers in music and football, furloughing and George Best. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    • 43 min
    From the archive: Black Lives Matter and tackling racism – Football Weekly Extra

    From the archive: Black Lives Matter and tackling racism – Football Weekly Extra

    In June of last year, Max Rushden, Troy Townsend, Elliot Ross and Jordan Jarrett-Bryan discussed football’s reaction to the Black Lives Matter protests following the death of George Floyd. They also discussed black representation in sports media and the incidents that have marred football since our previous special on the subject. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    • 1 hr 3 min
    From the archive: the life and times of Jonathan Liew – Football Weekly

    From the archive: the life and times of Jonathan Liew – Football Weekly

    Max Rushden and Barry Glendenning dig into the Jonathan Liew archive with the man himself, including his stint on Countdown and a famous spat with a certain BBC Cricket Correspondent.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    • 37 min

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