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Welcome to The Daily Football Briefing from The Athletic. It’s all the football news you need in ten minutes or less. Subscribe now and you’ll never miss another story.

    Germany progress, Croatia and Albania have bun fight, Scotland survive...

    Germany progress, Croatia and Albania have bun fight, Scotland survive...

    On today's Briefing - Germany are through, but the game of the day was Croatia's chaotic clash with Albania. One minute Croatia are going out, then Albania are going out, but by the end...are both of them going out?
    Plus, Scotland finally turn up, Steve Cooper may be off to Leicester and who have Aston Villa nearly signed?
    Join the debate or start one of your own. Post a comment on the app, send Iain an email (imacintosh@theathletic.com) or write a review on Apple!
    Presenter: Iain Macintosh
    Producer: Lucy Oliva
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    • 10 min
    Portugal snatch victory while Turkey and Georgia serve up a classic

    Portugal snatch victory while Turkey and Georgia serve up a classic

    On today's Briefing - Portugal made hard work of a stubborn Czech Republic while Turkey and Georgia battled it out in the best game of the tournament so far. Plus: Who's got the easiest run-in next season? Hint: it rhymes with Canchester Mitty.
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    • 9 min
    Slovakia stun Belgium! And Mbappe's nose gets banjaxed...

    Slovakia stun Belgium! And Mbappe's nose gets banjaxed...

    On today's Briefing - Slovakia beat Belgium and they were well worth it too. Austria took the game to France, but were just edged out and Romania put three past Ukraine.

    Also: Is it okay to support more than one club? We discuss this age-old anxiety. And you can too. Get involved by posting a comment on the app, sending Iain an email (imacintosh@theathletic.com) or writing a review on Apple!

    Presenter: Iain Macintosh
    Producer: Mike Zimmermann
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    • 9 min
    England open up with a win! Just...

    England open up with a win! Just...

    On today's Briefing - England edged past Serbia, but it wasn't a comfortable night. The Netherlands had to fight back from a goal down to beat Poland, while Denmark and Slovenia shared the spoils.

    Also: Why can't Kylian Mbappe play at the Olympics?

    You can get involved by posting a comment on the app, sending Iain an email (imacintosh@theathletic.com) or writing a review on Apple!

    Presenter: Iain Macintosh
    Producer: Mike Zimmermann
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    • 8 min
    Italy survive early scare to make a winning start

    Italy survive early scare to make a winning start

    On today's Briefing - It's a winning start for holders Italy, but that doesn't tell the whole story... Spain and Switzerland picked up three points too while in the Premier League, Brighton have a new manager.

    You can get involved by posting a comment on the app, sending Iain an email (imacintosh@theathletic.com) or writing a review on Apple!

    Presenter: Iain Macintosh
    Producer: Mike Zimmermann
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    • 9 min
    Sub-optimal evening for Scotland

    Sub-optimal evening for Scotland

    On today's Briefing - Scotland are crushed 5-1 by Germany. The managerial merry-go-round continues to spin. Where's Roberto de Zerbi going? And who's joining Jose Mourinho in Turkey?

    Plus - Who's the greatest bargain signing in the history of the Premier League?

    You can get involved by posting a comment on the app, sending Iain an email (imacintosh@theathletic.com) or writing a review on Apple!

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    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
78 Ratings

78 Ratings

Gooner Bif ,

Good, but some annoying habits.

Good quick review of the previous day’s action with access to a good range of club or league experts.
Please, however, stop finishing by saying ‘I’ve been ——-‘ it sounds stupid. Also, attempts at humour are a bit tacky at times and sound lame- stick to good content- we can get comedy elsewhere 😉

LILL - Andy ,

To the point…

Thank you for your excellent reporting and delivery…quality!
*****
Andy Lilley

gshearer42 ,

Great download of everything you need to know happening in the world of football

I’m a fan of the work the Athletic does and this podcast is a perfect 10min download of everything you need to know from the world of football. Thanks everyone for making this and I look forward to getting my Euro 24 updates from you each day!

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