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Outside Write is a blog dedicated to football travel, culture and history. In this podcast we discuss travel tips for watching football abroad, discuss football history, sociology and review books.

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    • 4.8 • 97 Ratings

Outside Write is a blog dedicated to football travel, culture and history. In this podcast we discuss travel tips for watching football abroad, discuss football history, sociology and review books.

    1. FC Union Berlin

    1. FC Union Berlin

    My guest is Kit Holden whose new book covers the complex history and recent rise of 1. FC Union Berlin. This fascinating club from Berlin's southeastern suburbs has something of a cult following and is now enjoying regular European football. How? Find out here...

    • 28 min
    British and Irish Coaches in Asian Football

    British and Irish Coaches in Asian Football

    My guest is Chris Foley, author of a new book on the impact British and Irish coaches have made on Asian football. From Cambodia to Pohnpei, there are some incredible stories...

    • 19 min
    Belgium's Football History

    Belgium's Football History

    I am joined by James Kelly, author of a new book charting the history of Belgian football. We look over some of the country's 'golden generations' that nearly managed to take home silverware, while also exploring the domestic scene.

    • 30 min
    The Greatest Sides Never to Win the World Cup

    The Greatest Sides Never to Win the World Cup

    I welcome Aidan Williams back onto the show to discuss his new book on the greatest sides never to have won the World Cup. We've covered Brazil '82 and the Dutch sides of the '70s before, so we major on Hungary '54, Italy '90 and some lesser-discussed sides.

    • 42 min
    How Do We Make Football Sustainable?

    How Do We Make Football Sustainable?

    This extended version of the football travel podcast is a collaboration with the Borussia Dortmund London Fan Club Podcast and we’re discussing the critical topic of sustainability in football.
    From clubs to fans to football authorities, what can we all do to make the sport more environmentally friendly? The debate features:
    - Benjamin McFadyean, host of the Borussia Dortmund London Fan Club Podcast and a football academic at the University of East Anglia
    - Moritz Eckhert from Guterfussball.club
    - Katie Cross from Pledgeball

    • 57 min
    The Intercontinental Cup

    The Intercontinental Cup

    I welcome Daniel Williamson back onto the podcast to discuss his second book on the Intercontinental Cup, which pitted the club champions of Europe and South America against each other from the 1960s until the early 2000s. This tournament was never far from controversy...

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
97 Ratings

97 Ratings

john_mcal ,

Brilliant podcast

As a football fan who’s interested in the history of the game and groundhopping around the world this podcast is absolutely ideal. Perfect.

Guy Hospitale 60 ,

Really enjoyed the DDR episode

Great podcast, well done all involved

peanutseller ,

Lucky Find

Such a great little gem of a podcast
Really informative and really interesting.Really recommenced

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