21 episodes

The Athletic's Adam Hurrey explores the glorious and unique language of football: the words, the phrases, the mannerisms and, above all, the clichés

Football Cliches - A show about the unique language of football The Athletic

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    • 5.0, 7 Ratings

The Athletic's Adam Hurrey explores the glorious and unique language of football: the words, the phrases, the mannerisms and, above all, the clichés

    Football Adverts

    Football Adverts

    The Athletic's Adam Hurrey, Charlie Eccleshare & James McNicholas pick apart memorable football-themed TV adverts.

    How did Ronaldo, Roberto Carlos and co get away with their 1998 airport antics? How did Gareth Southgate get embroiled in an Independent Television Commission investigation? Was the 1994 Jungle World Cup final marred by a doping scandal?

    • 38 min
    Goalkeepers

    Goalkeepers

    The Athletic's Adam Hurrey, Charlie Eccleshare and Dave Walker discuss the various idiosyncrasies and eccentricities of goalkeepers.

    • 52 min
    Football & computer games

    Football & computer games

    The Athletic's Adam Hurrey, Dan Barnes & Carl Anka discuss the evolution of football themed computer games and how the have become part of football culture from the sublime FIFA series to the ridiculous Chris Kamara's Street Soccer

    • 51 min
    The Little Joys Of Football

    The Little Joys Of Football

    The Athletic's Adam Hurrey, Charlie Eccleshare and Sam Lee take stock of the little things that we love about football, small sensations we took for granted all these years and right now miss so much...

    • 59 min
    The Most Annoying Things About Football

    The Most Annoying Things About Football

    Whilst we all miss football The Athletic's Adam Hurrey, Charlie Eccleshare and Sam Lee take us on a journey through all the things that wind us up about the game. From under-hit crosses to 9-man five-a-side games and those annoying people banging on about their Fantasy football selections..

    • 52 min
    The A-Z of Football Cliches - Part Two

    The A-Z of Football Cliches - Part Two

    The Athletic's Adam Hurrey & Charlie Eccleshare are joined by Tom Williams author of 'Do You Speak Football?' for the second half of their discussion about the unique words we only hear in football.

    • 59 min

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