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All the soccer history and explainers you can handle

    #49 What happened to Wimbledon FC and how did Wimbledon AFC come to be?

    #49 What happened to Wimbledon FC and how did Wimbledon AFC come to be?

    On this episode of Soccer 101, Ryan Bailey explores the story of the team he holds dear to his heart, AFC Wimbledon.

    The club was founded by fans in May 2002 following the highly controversial decision to allow the original Wimbledon FC to relocate to Milton Keynes. 
    A version of this story1 is available in the book of essays ‘Losers: Dispatches from the Other Side of the Scoreboard,’ published by Penguin.
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    • 21 min
    #48 Who are the Baggies? Exploring the naming origins of clubs around the world

    #48 Who are the Baggies? Exploring the naming origins of clubs around the world

    Why are there so many Uniteds and Towns in England, Spartas in Europe, and rowing-inspired football teams in Brazil? Taylor attempts to explain the history of some of soccer's most common naming conventions, including Albion, Athletic, Dynamo, CSKA, and many more! Plus, possible explanations for why West Brom are The Baggies.
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    • 21 min
    #47 What is the SheBelieves Cup and how did it come to be?

    #47 What is the SheBelieves Cup and how did it come to be?

    With the 2021 SheBelieves soon to kick off, Taylor takes a look at the history of the competition. What came before it, how and why did it come to be, and what's at stake this time round?
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    • 16 min
    #46 Who are the all-time top scoring Americans in Europe?

    #46 Who are the all-time top scoring Americans in Europe?

    On this week's episode of Soccer 101, Taylor answers a question he's been trying to figure out for weeks: which Americans have the best goal scoring records in Europe? We look at the top five goal scorers, but also go through more than a few names on the honorable mentions list.
    If you've never seen it (or even if you have) here's the link to Clint Dempsey's beauty against Juventus.
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    • 19 min
    #45 What is La Masia?

    #45 What is La Masia?

    On this episode of Soccer 101, Joe Lowery talks all about La Masia. What is it? How did Johan Cruyff change it? And how important is it today?
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    • 14 min
    #44 Why are there so many Americans in the Bundesliga?

    #44 Why are there so many Americans in the Bundesliga?

    On this episode of Soccer 101, Taylor gives a three-pronged explanation for why so many Americans play (or have played) in the Bundesliga. We'll also take a look at how Spain and the Netherlands approach international players, as well as how changing policies in England could make it easier for Americans to make the jump abroad.
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    • 19 min

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