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DOES THE LIVERPOOL SQUAD NEED A BIG REBUILD OR SOME MINOR TWEAKS? – BY PETER

The 2020/21 Premier League campaign has concluded and for Liverpool it has been the most peculiar season. The Reds came in as favourites being the reigning champions of but succumbed to a scrappy top four race, of which they achieved on the last day. A mix of unfortunate events such as injuries and personal problems…

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KOP END SPECIAL: WHO SHOULD BE GINI WIJNALDUM’S SUCCESSOR? – BY PETER

Gini Wijnaldum’s contract expires at the end of the season and his time at Liverpool is coming to an end. The Dutch midfielder has been at the Reds for five years. A key cog in Jurgen Klopp’s machine, which has won the Champions League and Premier League in recent years. Wijnaldum is 30 years old…

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KOP END SPECIAL: THIAGO ALCANTARA – THE ‘IDEA BALLER’- BY PETER

The announcement of signing Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich on the 18th of September was big. It was a statement of intent from the Champions to regain their Premier League trophy. This was a marquee signing which put the league on notice. He was almost guaranteed to hit the ground running. Wayne Rooney stated “if…

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KOP END SPECIAL: KIRKBY BOYZ – BY PETER

Barcelona, Ajax, Athletic Bilbao, and even the ‘rivals’ Manchester United are renowned for their great youth academies. Many players have been able to forge careers at the highest level with the education they gained from these institutions. The development of young talent is often at the top of many club’s ambitions and the forefront of…

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018 – Stats In Football An Interview with whoscored.com

018 – An Interview with Whoscored’s Alistair Tweedale     A weekly Football Debate Podcast. The week we are joined by Co-Editor of the highly regarded Football Statistics website WhoScored.com Alistair Tweedale. We discuss the role WhoScored plays in the modern game, as well as how stats in football are used by fans, clubs &…

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017 – World Cup Round Up, Rivalries & More

017 – World Cup Round Up, Rivalries & More     A weekly football debate podcast. This week we discuss our favourite moments of the world cup, as well as giving you our team of the tournament. We also discuss how rivalries formulate between clubs, and what makes them tick. Plus much much more. Host…

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016 – The British Transfer Market

016 – The British Transfer Market   A weekly Football Debate Podcast. This week we discuss the inflated prices in the British Transfer Market, as well as the opening few days of the Transfer Window. Host – @Lewbob91 Mickey – @MickeyKane Reuben – @MarcoReubs Elijah – @AliquaScripto Junior – @KroosKontrol Follow @TouchlineFracas to get involved in…

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015 -Weekly Round Up

015 – Weekly Round Up   A weekly football debate podcast. This week we round up the last 7 days of action debating Luis Suarez, England’s world cup, Manchester United’s transfer dealings, Ghana’s money row and much much more. Host – @Lewbob91 Ayo – @UncleD1su Reuben – @MarcoReubs Ife – @MrMeeds Ellis – @Elliskco_I Follow…

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The Abstract Attribute of Footballing Intelligence

It is as intangible an attribute as they come in football. It’s not like technical prowess, where it can be easily seen how well a footballer manipulates the ball to his advantage or his physical adeptness enabling him to overcome his opponent via speeding past them or brushing them off with their strength. No, footballing…

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014 – World Cup Preview Groups A-D

014 – World Cup Preview Groups A-D   This week is the first of a two part preview of the upcoming World Cup. Our guests discuss Groups A-D in this weeks episode. Host – @Lewbob91 Morayo – @Whodeknee Reuben – @MarcoReubs Gaz – @MidknightGaz Mark – @Mark_onefive Follow @TouchlineFracas to get involved in the discussion…

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013 – Season Review 13/14

TouchlineFracas 013 – Season Review 13/14   A Football Debate Podcast This week the panel look over the highs and lows of the 2013/2014 season, giving their insight into what went right and what went horribly wrong for certain clubs and players Host – @Lewbob91 Ayo – @UncleD1su Mickey – @Mickey Kane Reuben – @MarcoReubs…

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012 – Player Battles I

012 – Player Battles I A Weekly Football Debate Podcast This week the panel introduces a new feature called ‘player battles’ as guests compare and debate who the best player is, as we compare and contrast the best footballers in the world Host – @Lewbob91 Ayo – @UncleD1su Leroy – @LeroyAFC Elijah – @AliquaScripto Junior…

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011 – England World Cup Special

011 – England World Cup Special A Weekly Football Debate Podcast This week the panel discusses England’s squad selection for the world cup, as well as analysing how England can do in Brazil and what would be a successful World Cup. Host – @Lewbob91 Ayo – @UncleD1su Leroy – @LeroyAFC Reuben – @MarcoReubs Ife –…

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010 – FFP & Finances In Football

010 – FFP & Finances In Football   This week the panel discusses the origins and implications of FFP as well as finances in football. Gives the lads a follow on Twitter Host – @Lewbob91 Ayo – @Unc1e_Disu Ellis – @Elliskco_I Daniel – @Swagadore Lekz – @LekzLdn Please give @TouchlineFracas a follow as well as…

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009 – What Makes A Manager ‘Ready’?

    009 – What Makes A Manager ‘Ready’?   This week the panel discusses what makes a manager ‘ready’ for a managerial position in light of calls for Ryan Giggs to become the new permanent United manager. Give the lads a follow on Twitter Host – @lewbob91 Morayo – @Whodeknee Mickey – @MickeyKane Anton…

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Has No Europe Aided Liverpool’s Title Challenge?

This season a never ending conversation over whether not playing Champions League football has aided Liverpool’s Premier League title challenge, and whether they would actually be top of the League had they been in European competition has been a much spoke about topic by football fans. Of course it is all hypothetical and no certain…

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007 – Dream Team

007 – Dream Team This week the Panel discusses the weeks footballing news as well as attempting to build an entire football team from scratch, from philosophy, to manager, to the players. Give the lads a follow on Twitter Host – @Lewbob91 Ayo – @Unc1eDisu Morayo – @Whodeknee Ellis – @Elliskco_I Mickey – @MickeyKane Get…

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