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Join Ian & Lovey as they talk through crazy footballing stories, unpopular opinions, Fifa 22 career mode & much more.

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You can contact us @ thefootballmancave@gmail.com.

    Pierre Van Hooijdonk '7k might be good enough for the homeless, but not me'

    Pierre Van Hooijdonk '7k might be good enough for the homeless, but not me'

    TFMC - S1 Ep6: Pierre Van Hooijdonk '7k might be good enough for the homeless, but not me'.
    This episode we open with Lovey's Tales of the Dutch forward Pierre Van Hooijdonk; From making the bold claim of calling himself desirous of a football career at RBC Roosendaal to falling out with numerous Chairmen and his infamous Nottingham Forest sabbatical.
    Elsewhere, we discuss how Celtic must hold a record for getting knocked out of every European cup competition within one season.
    Plus we talk about the first Premier League season, top goalscorers and where are they now!?
    In Fifa 22 news, we chat about our Fifa beef of the week and Ian's getting frustrated with his Venezia save.
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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Edgar Davids 'I'm Bobby Charlton'

    Edgar Davids 'I'm Bobby Charlton'

    TFMC - S1 Ep5: Edgar Davids 'I'm Bobby Charlton'.

    This episode we open with Lovey's Tales of the Dutch midfielder Edgar Davids; From Ajax to Barnet, his epic journey into management, Non-League football, rocking up with his boots at 5-a-sides and how he tried to change the stereotypical midfield squad number.

    Elsewhere, we discuss how non-league is becoming more and more tactically aware in preparation, is it a good thing for the future of football?.
    Plus in the argument of Pep v Klopp - Which manager would we rather have?

    In Fifa 22 news, we get an update on Ian's Jose career with Venezia and Lovey shares his tips for bringing through youth academy worldies.

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    Ian & Lovey.

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    • 1 hr 19 min
    Ebbsfleet FC 'Fans picked the starting XI'

    Ebbsfleet FC 'Fans picked the starting XI'

    TFMC - S1 Ep4: Ebbsfleet Utd 'Fans picked the starting XI'.

    This episode we open with Lovey's Tales of the crazy fan-owned, app-fuelled era of Ebbsfleet Utd. During 2008-2013, web-based venture MyFootballClub took over the Fleet. With over 27,000 fans choosing the matchday team, what pies were on sale & transfers - Chaos would surely be a given!

    Elsewhere, what really qualifies a 'big club' to be an actual big club and we discuss why Ronaldo and Messi joining up at PSG could either be a stroke of genius or like watching two past-it boxers in a ring.

    In Fifa 22 news, it's all about a week of firsts in career mode for Ian and Lovey, With Ian's Barcelona career taking a surprise turn and Lovey is fuming with the Malaga board.

    Thanks, 

    Ian & Lovey.

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    S1 Ep3: Roy Keane 'The Sunderland Masterclass'

    S1 Ep3: Roy Keane 'The Sunderland Masterclass'

    TFMC - S1 Ep3: Roy Keane 'The Sunderland Masterclass'.This episode we open with Lovey's Tales of Roy Keane, The Manager. Taking over a Sunderland team struggling in the relegation zone in the Championship and within the same season getting the Black Cats promoted in his first-ever managerial job.Elsewhere, should football bring back the reserves league for the pampered youngsters and is bank-rolling clubs a good thing for the Premier League with the recent takeover at 'sleeping giants' Newcastle.In Fifa 22 news Ian has taken another job in his Jose Mourinho career, Lovey's Malaga is on the European trail and after an ambitious Football Manager player completed 333 seasons, we discuss our favourite career to date.Thanks, Ian & Lovey.Find us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok & YouTube.Search 'The Football Man Cave'Email: Thefootballmanccave@gmail.comVoiceover works by @neilsmith.pt (Instagram)
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    • 58 min
    S1 Ep2: Brian Clough 'Fifa career mode in the 80s'

    S1 Ep2: Brian Clough 'Fifa career mode in the 80s'

    TFMC - S1 Ep2: Brian Clough 'Fifa career mode in the 80s'.This episode we open with Lovey's Tales of one of the most charismatic managers of all time; Brian Clough. The mad stories of walking into the crazy gangs dressing room 10 minutes before kick-off to turning Nottingham Forest into a European & domestic powerhouse.Elsewhere, we play an impromptu footballers edition of would you rather, ask if we should scrap the transfer deadlines and go all-out season-long transfer warfare. In Fifa 22 news Ian is getting picky about his youth players, Lovey is giving Malaga an ultimatum and we talk about your favourite part of a career mode season.Thanks, Ian & Lovey.Find us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok & YouTube.Search 'The Football Man Cave'Email: Thefootballmanccave@gmail.comVoiceover works by @neilsmith.pt (Instagram)
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    • 1 hr
    S1 Ep1: 'Carlos Tevez' The Gareth Bale of Man City.

    S1 Ep1: 'Carlos Tevez' The Gareth Bale of Man City.

    TFMC - S1 Ep1: 'Carlos Tevez' The Gareth Bale of Man City.This episode we open with Lovey's Tales of the colourful career of Carlos Tevez. From his kettle incident to going playing golf for a few months while refusing to play for Man City.Elsewhere, we don't understand why a team who haven't won their own league can be a World champion; Is the Champions League dead. Alongside why should a player get a bonus for doing his job plus we delve into our world of Fifa 22 career mode.Thanks, Ian & Lovey.Find us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok & YouTube.Search 'The Football Man Cave'Email: Thefootballmanccave@gmail.comVoiceover works by @neilsmith.pt (Instagram)
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    • 53 min

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