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Beyond the Tryline: Ep6 - new host and new sport!
Rob and Juan are joined by new co-host Thomas. This comes with the announcement that we will be covering Union as well! And the boys discuss their experiences with the game
Westminster Wednesday: Ep6 - Scotland vs Westminster
Join me this week to discuss Scottish Independence, We will look at both sides of the debate and we will look at the potential consequences if independence in Scotland went ahead.
Gone Too Var (S2 E3)
A show of two tones: while Matt, James, Luke, and James (2) have great fun reminiscing about some of their favourite Premier League players from years gone by, this episode also delves into the reality of being a grassroots referee, which isn’t always fun and games. Meanwhile, the team look at the Championship title race and the spiralling form of FC Opava, GTV’s adopted Czech club.
Pulling Back the Canvas: Ep 6 - From the Depths/Appeal to Reason
This episode, we’re taking a look at a socialist cartoon made in 1906 that helps tell the story of social and political change through themes of elitism and an oppressive upper class, its relevancy extending throughout the 20th century and even into the modern political landscape.
The Knockout Podcast (Ep46) - Untouchable Usman & Blaydes-Lewis picks
Welcome back to another episode of the Knockout Podcast. On this episode Ben and Jack discuss Usman's dominant display and the rest of the fallout from UFC 258. We then look forward to this weekend's card featuring a smorgasbord of heavyweight bouts headlined by Curtis Blaydes vs Derrick Lewis.
The Currant Affairs Podcast with Will and Ben: The awaited return of Handforth Parish Council
In this week's show, Will and Ben take a look at the dispute between Facebook and Australia, the successful landing of Perseverance on Mars and the snowstorms in Texas. The boys also look at some of the more wacky news stories of the week, such as that of the man who was offered a vaccine because he was registered as being only 6.2cm tall, and the long awaited return of Handforth Parish Council!