54 episodes

Soccer takes itself too seriously. We change all that with a swift boot to the ear. Hear weird news, comedy sketches, infighting, and merciless takedowns from the writers and editor of the award-winning blog DirtyTackle.net. From the pitch, to the stands, to the dregs of FIFA headquarters, no one is safe.

Dirty Tackle Dirty Tackle

    • Sports
    • 4.8 • 105 Ratings

Soccer takes itself too seriously. We change all that with a swift boot to the ear. Hear weird news, comedy sketches, infighting, and merciless takedowns from the writers and editor of the award-winning blog DirtyTackle.net. From the pitch, to the stands, to the dregs of FIFA headquarters, no one is safe.

    "Apologizing to Andres Iniesta"

    "Apologizing to Andres Iniesta"

    As we process the news of Dimitar Berbatov's feature film debut, we have dirty tackles for the FA's plan to sell Wembley, Juve's big-match performances, and Theo Messi's unhinged rant about Jurgen Klopp. Then we ask if Andres Iniesta deserved a couple Ballons d'Or and where in the world is Jack Rodwell?  
    To hear our bonus "Extra Time" segment, contribute and join the ET Gang at patreon.com/dirtytackle! This week's topics: The wild life of German Burgos, Leeds' regrettable preseason tour destination, and Fox's half-assed World Cup coverage plan. Contact us at DirtyTackle@gmail.com with your Dirty Tackles of the Week and Life Ref queries, and find us on Twitter @DirtyTackle, @BrooksDT, @RyanJayBailey, @TheoMessiDT, and @DTBroSalah on Instagram @DirtyTackle, and at Facebook.com/DirtyTackle.
    Join our Togga fantasy Premier League Perfect XI group! Compete against Brooks, Theo, Ryan, and Producer Bobo! tog.ga/dirtytackle.

    • 36 min
    "Goodbye, Arsene Wenger"

    "Goodbye, Arsene Wenger"

    As we mourn the impending departure of Arsene Wenger from Arsenal's bench, we issue dirty tackles for Russian racism and bear abuse. We also discuss Daniel Sturridge's car key/hospital bracelet, Joey Barton being a manager of a real club, and Neymar's absence from PSG's title celebration. And we also unveil the Wenger Out Sign Company's new product line!
    To hear our bonus "Extra Time" segment, contribute and join the ET Gang at patreon.com/dirtytackle! This week's topics: Zlatan charming America, the worst stadium name, and Monaco giving out refunds. Contact us at DirtyTackle@gmail.com with your Dirty Tackles of the Week and Life Ref queries, and find us on Twitter @DirtyTackle, @BrooksDT, @RyanJayBailey, @TheoMessiDT, and @DTBroSalah on Instagram @DirtyTackle, and at Facebook.com/DirtyTackle.
    Join our Togga fantasy Premier League Perfect XI group! Compete against Brooks, Theo, Ryan, and Producer Bobo! tog.ga/dirtytackle.

    • 31 min
    "Pep Guardiola: A Specialist in Losing Sometimes"

    "Pep Guardiola: A Specialist in Losing Sometimes"

    Brooks and Ryan are reunited in this episode to deliver dirty tackles to the attempt to expedite the World Cup's move to 48 teams, Liam Gallagher's second guessing of Pep Guardiola, and the ref who denied us a Ronaldo v Buffon showdown for the ages. Harry Kane's fight to take credit for other people's goals, plus the exaggeration of Barcelona and Man City's problems are also discussed.
    To hear our bonus "Extra Time" segment, contribute and join the ET Gang at patreon.com/dirtytackle! This week's topics: the oddness of Kyle Walker and others cutting holes in their socks, the unexpected danger of being a Serie A steward, plus the latest chapter in Newcastle fans' attempt to make fun of Sunderland's misfortunes. Contact us at DirtyTackle@gmail.com with your Dirty Tackles of the Week and Life Ref queries, and find us on Twitter @DirtyTackle, @BrooksDT, @RyanJayBailey, @TheoMessiDT, on Instagram @DirtyTackle, and at Facebook.com/DirtyTackle.
    Join our Togga fantasy Premier League Perfect XI group! Compete against Brooks, Theo, Ryan, and Producer Bobo! tog.ga/dirtytackle.

    • 36 min
    "Roma Uncensored"

    "Roma Uncensored"

    Our apologies for the lack of timeliness on this episode, but we've got old people insulting Jupp Heynckes, more Mo Salah magic, and MINOMAGGEDON . (We'll have a more up-to-date episode for you soon!)
    To hear our bonus "Extra Time" segment, contribute and join the ET Gang at patreon.com/dirtytackle! This week's topics: the greatest overhead kicks of all time and whether anyone can challenge Man City in the Premier League going forward. Contact us at DirtyTackle@gmail.com with your Dirty Tackles of the Week and Life Ref queries, and find us on Twitter @DirtyTackle, @BrooksDT, @RyanJayBailey, @TheoMessiDT, on Instagram @DirtyTackle, and at Facebook.com/DirtyTackle.
    Join our Togga fantasy Premier League Perfect XI group! Compete against Brooks, Theo, Ryan, and Producer Bobo! tog.ga/dirtytackle.

    • 32 min
    "The World Cup VAR-pocalypse"

    "The World Cup VAR-pocalypse"

    After revealing FIFA's latest despicable World Cup money making scheme, we unleash dirty tackles on Atlanta United giving shirts to people who aren't Theo, VAR for it's World Cup ruining potential, and the Argentina national team for their continued mistreatment of Leo Messi. Plus: we hear a word from our new betting partner Grandpa Bet, and discuss Italian goalkeepers who can't stop urinating and Lazio's hacker problem. 
    To hear our bonus "Extra Time" segment, contribute and join the ET Gang at patreon.com/dirtytackle! This week's topics: Zlatan in LA, Man City's ticket sales troubles, and hologram matches. Contact us at DirtyTackle@gmail.com with your Dirty Tackles of the Week and Life Ref queries, and find us on Twitter @DirtyTackle, @BrooksDT, @RyanJayBailey, @TheoMessiDT, on Instagram @DirtyTackle, and at Facebook.com/DirtyTackle.
    Join our Togga fantasy Premier League Perfect XI group! Compete against Brooks, Theo, Ryan, and Producer Bobo! tog.ga/dirtytackle.

    • 35 min
    "11 Free Minutes of Mo Salah"

    "11 Free Minutes of Mo Salah"

    Leo Messi can't eat junk food anymore, but we can still dish out dirty tackles for Puma's boring new kits, journalists who compare Mo Salah to Messi (including Ryan), and the USA's amnesiac World Cup bid. We also discuss risky Salah goal promotions, Neymar's fun times in Brazil, and Jose Mourinho's ultimate cheerleader.
    To hear our bonus "Extra Time" segment, contribute and join the ET Gang at patreon.com/dirtytackle! This week's topics: Phil Scolari talking up Cristiano Ronaldo to China possibilities, Gio Dos Santos getting voted most overrated in MLS, and who deserves that title in the Premier League. Contact us at DirtyTackle@gmail.com with your Dirty Tackles of the Week and Life Ref queries, and find us on Twitter @DirtyTackle, @BrooksDT, @RyanJayBailey, @TheoMessiDT, on Instagram @DirtyTackle, and at Facebook.com/DirtyTackle.
    Join our Togga fantasy Premier League Perfect XI group! Compete against Brooks, Theo, Ryan, and Producer Bobo! tog.ga/dirtytackle.

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
105 Ratings

105 Ratings

DavidMoates ,

I miss the pod

How will I know anything if Transfermageddon?!?!?!?

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Please come back...

We miss you.

bennnyboy ,

Excellent!

Such a great football podcast! Smart, funny and entirely original.

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