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The English Premier League just got a whole lot sexier thanks to the juicy analysis provided by legendary football pundits, Mike and Paul.

Mike and Paul: English Premier League Football Pundits


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    Ralf Rangnick is appointed interim manager at Manchester United

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 31:03

    According to The Athletic, "Ralf Rangnick has reached an agreement with Manchester United to become their interim manager. The 63-year-old, who is seen as the ‘godfather' of modern coaching in Germany, is leaving his job as head of sports and development at Lokomotiv Moscow to take up the role." The Legend and SGP discuss what this means for God's team.

    A caretaker manager before an interim manager

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 30:11

    As often stated, "Nice guys don't finish first," holds to be true as Manchester United fire class act Ole Gunnar Solskjær. The replacement plan: a caretaker manager before an interim manager before the actual next manager. Does Manchester United and The Glazer family know what they're doing here? The Legend and SGP discuss.  Follow us on TIKTOK  

    Will Canada's 'Frozen Generation' actually qualify for the World Cup?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 2:24

    There's been a power shift within CONCACAF during this year's final round of qualifying for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, as evidenced by Canada's epic 2-1 win over the Mexicans on a balls cold Tuesday night before 44,212 spectators at Edmonton's Commonwealth Stadium. It could mean Canada's second-ever trip to the World Cup and its first since 1986. But will they actually book their ticket to the big dance? The Legend and SGP discuss!  GET THE FULL EPISODE HERE!                 

    Local fans don't matter to big clubs anymore

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 36:34

    SGP has his own special guest, Professor Wyn Grant, to help shed light on the political and business forces running football today. Grant's latest book, Political Football: Regulation, Globalization, and the Market, delves into how the global nature of the sport has diminished the importance of local fans and led to a widening gap between clubs. SGP also plays a song at the end for the recently departed Lake Dolan.    Buy Wyn's book here Follow us on TikTok    

    Newcastle's Eddie Howe is a coward for dodging questions on Mohammed bin Salman's ownership of club

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 2:29

    At Eddie Howe's first press conference as manager of Newcastle United, he totally dodged the question of Saudi Arabia's appalling human rights record and pretended that football is merely played in a vacuum. Not a great show of leadership from a manager who must lead Newcastle out of the bottom three spots.   FULL EPISODE HERE              

    Are West Ham United actually good now?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 31:13

    Liverpool suffered a shock first defeat of the season against West Ham United with goalkeeper Alisson at fault for all three goals in David Moyes' side's 3-2 win. West Ham moved above Liverpool into third place in the Premier League and stalled Jurgen Klopp's side's unbeaten run of 25 matches in all competitions. This got the EPLpod boyz thinking: Are West Ham United actually good now?  FOLLOW US ON TIKTOK

    Spurs chairman Daniel Levy is a loser

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 2:51

    Since the takeover twenty years ago, Spurs have won just one (rather meaningless) trophy, with this coming in the form of the 2008 League Cup (Tottenham Hotspur).  Levy's lack of investment coupled with his poor decision making with managers has led Spurs to years of trophyless seasons. If anyone should go, it should be him! GET THE FULL EPISODE HERE!                

    Spurs could probably do with a less shit manager

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 33:02

    Nuno Espírito Santo's future as Tottenham manager is in serious doubt after the chairman, Daniel Levy, and the managing director held crisis talks after Saturday's 3-0 defeat at home to Manchester United. The Legend and SGP discuss whether or not the Spurs manager will get the sack.

    "Basically, United are just shit"

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 2:22

    Danny Mills made his feelings clear about Manchester United on Sky Sports' Football Show with an X-rated comment that was mistakenly broadcast live. Yet, everyone in the studio had a good chuckle. Why is it that football broadcasters are always so serious? After all, we're just talking about a fun game here, are we not?  GET THE FULL EPISODE HERE            

    Norwich City F.C. take the biggest spanking this weekend

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 33:28

    The Canaries suffered a 7-0 drubbing at the hands of league leader Chelsea on Saturday in what was one of the most one-sided matches you are ever likely to see in the English top flight. How embarrassing for fans of Norwich City F.C! Let's not talk about anything other than that, okay?    EPLpod internship: eplpodboyz@gmail.com

    Criticizing Ronaldo's contribution to Manchester United shows you don't know anything about football

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 3:18

    Cristiano Ronaldo scored a late winning goal to complete a stunning Manchester United comeback against Atalanta in the Champions League. Much of Ronaldo's career has been defined by big goals in big moments and the Portuguese forward now has another to add to the list. To think that Ronaldo isn't anything other than sensational and useful at this moment in time is tantamount to not understanding football. GET THE FULL EPISODE HERE! 

    Newcastle's new reign under Mohammed Bin Salman starts terribly

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 34:19

    Newcastle fans were photographed wearing Saudi headdresses and Sheikh outfits. The Magpies were purchased by a murder-thirsty dictator for around £300 million just over a week ago. The Geordie Nation is eager to enjoy their blood money, but until the transfer window opens, they will just have to support a club which has yet to win a single game all season.  VOTE FOR THE POD BOYZ! 

    The new owner of Newcastle FC tortures women's right advocates

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 24:19

    The Legend talks to Lina Althaloul, sister of Loujain Hathloul. Loujain is a Saudi women's rights activist, a social media figure, and a former political prisoner who is still not free and cannot talk to the media. The Legend and Lina talk about Mohammed Bin Salman and the Newcastle United takeover. #FreeLoujain VOTE for the pod boyz! 

    Football, alcohol and domestic abuse

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 20:52

    Domestic abuse increases following football games – and this increase is driven by alcohol-related abuse, a new study from the London School of Economics and Political Science finds. The research from the LSE's Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) reveals that the increase in domestic abuse occurs when football games are scheduled at midday or in the afternoon. There is no increase in domestic abuse when games kick-off after 7pm. The Legend talks to Dr. Ria Ivandic about the study's findings.  Read the full paper here VOTE FOR THE POD BOYZ!  Listen to The Legend talk to Dr. Ellen R. Wald about MBS and the Newcastle takeover. 

    The Barcelona Complex: the making-and unmaking-of the world's greatest soccer club

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 23:48

    The Legend chats with Financial Times journalist and author, Simon Kuper. In his latest book, The Barcelona Complex, Kuper tells the story of how FC Barcelona became the most successful club in the world—and how that era is now ending. Vote for EPLpod in the FSA Awards!  

    Is Mo Salah the best player in the world at the moment?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 35:48

    Mo Salah has either scored (8) or assisted (3) in eight of his nine games in all competitions this season, having a direct hand in more goals so far in 2021-22 than any other Premier League player. Does this make Salah the best player going at the moment? 

    Has God taken physical form in the shape of Cristiano Ronaldo?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 2:17

    Cristiano Ronaldo of God's team, Manchester United, added to his record collection by becoming the player with the most appearances in the competition's history. And in his 178th game in Europe's top-tier competition, Ronaldo scored his 136th goal to secure a 2-1 win for Manchester United. This begs the question: has God taken shape in the form of Cristiano Ronaldo?  LINK TO FULL EPISODE              

    Is the North London derby still relevant?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 34:49

    With Arsenal out of Europe and Spurs in Europa Conference (whatever that is), is a derby between these two mid-table clubs even relevant anymore? The Legend and Special Guest Paul discuss. 

    Is Marcos Alonso an asshole for not taking a knee?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 2:14

    Marcos Alonso will not be taking a knee to promote racial equality. Instead, the Spain left-back says he will instead point to the Premier League 'No Room for Racism' badge on his sleeve; players have been taking a knee since the summer of 2020 to show support for the movement for racial equality; Thomas Tuchel: "This is his decision, we accept it." Is he an asshole for not taking the knee?  FULL EPISODE HERE

    A quick announcement

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 1:31

    What ho, chappies! We're just letting you know that tonight's regularly scheduled episode will come out tomorrow. That's all. Sorry for the fuss.

    Is West Ham manager David Moyes taking crazy pills?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 33:06

    When West Ham won a penalty deep into stoppage time, and thus presented with an unexpected chance to equalize against Manchester United, David Moyes made a crazy call. Having left Mark Noble on the bench throughout the entire match, the Moyes decided now was the moment to deploy his stone-cold, unstretched, super old captain. Boy, oh boy, did his decision blow up in his stupid face or what! The Legend and Special Guest Paul discuss. 

    Liverpool come from behind to beat AC Milan

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 1:21

    Liverpool had to come from behind to win a Champions League thriller against AC Milan at Anfield. The Legend and SGP discuss as well as all of the other Champions League games involving English clubs as well as the passing of Canadian comedian, Norm MacDonald.  DOWNLOAD FULL EPISODE HERE

    Arsenal score a goal!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 32:21

    Arsenal lifted the pressure on manager Mikel Arteta as they secured their first points of the Premier League season with victory over Norwich City at Emirates Stadium. The Legend and Special Guest Paul version 2.0 discuss! 

    Ronaldo is a cheat code for Manchester United

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2021 8:31

    Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice on his triumphant return to Manchester United after 12 years in a 4-1 victory over Newcastle in the English Premier League. The Legend gives his hot take on the return of a veritable cheat code. 

    After ruining Arsenal, Arsène Wenger sets his sights on the World Cup

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 32:25

    Following a proposal by the Saudi Arabian Football Federation in May, FIFA is now carrying out a feasibility study into the practicalities of altering the World Cup cycle from four years to two. The study is being led by former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger (now FIFA's Chief of Global Football Development) who was run out of Arsenal by their fans. Is he going to ruin the World Cup next? 

    Did Edinson Cavani just cuck to Cristiano Ronaldo?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2021 29:45

    Fans spent £32.5m in the first 12 hours on Cristiano Ronaldo's number 7 Manchester United shirt which Edinson Cavani was nice enough to give him. 

    Is Ronaldo worth £12.5 in Fantasy Premier League?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 29:23

    Fantasy Football managers will have to set aside a massive £12.5million to sign Cristiano Ronaldo up for their virtual teams after he officially returned to Manchester United. But is he worth the price? The Legend and a very special guest discuss... 

    But what about Cristiano Ronaldo's alleged rape?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 35:05

    Cristiano Ronaldo's transfer back to Manchester United was celebrated and praised widely by many football fans. But there was also a large number of people who recalled Cristiano Ronaldo's rape allegation which is still ongoing. Some individuals were upset with fans celebrating Ronaldo being "re-united." The Legend and Sir Ben discuss the issue. 

    Could Ronaldo pull a Super Judas with Manchester City?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 27:42

    Manchester City are hoping to pull off a sensational attempt to sign Cristiano Ronaldo after the Portugal forward's representative held talks with Juventus over a potential return to the Premier League. Hit us up with a 5 star review on iTunes or else... 

    #SaveSpecialGuestPaul

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 1:24

    Chappies, Special Guest Paul has gone AWOL. He was last seen flying his single prop plane into the dark Kabul night. We here at EPLpod fear the worst. Please show us support and solidarity by tweeting out #SaveSpecialGuestPaul. 

    It's going to be a long, painful season for Arsenal

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2021 29:11

    Lukaku inspires Chelsea to 2-0 victory at Arsenal; When asked by Sky Sports to describe his performance vs Arsenal, Lukaku replies: "Dominant." He wasn't wrong.   

    Is the Premier League used as part of an unprecedented money-laundering operation?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 32:11

    The Legend talks with renowned French journalist Philippe Auclair about his recent article titled Is the Premier League used as part of an unprecedented money-laundering operation?  

    Everyone laughs as Kane-less Spurs beat Manchester City

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 33:11

    Spurs take down Manchester City, Manchester United drum Leeds, and Special Guest Paul goes off to fight the Taliban! All of that and so much more in this episode.  

    Fantasy Premier League: Last Call

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 1:21

    FPL Sign Up The rules are going to be as follows: The league will be closed off on August 13th, 2021 at noon EST (so act quickly if you want to sign up). The entrance fee has two components: A minimum $4/monthly patronage throughout the season on Patreon (patreon.com/eplpod) and a $25 USD buy-in sent via PayPal (to macdonald.mikemacdonald@gmail.com). Patreon Support independent media! Many of you are currently or have been Patrons in the past. Thank you! Patreon makes this a painless process. We really appreciate the support. Paying a minimum of $4 per month works out to 50 cents per episode (even less with bonus material). The podcast is 100% listener funded and we'd like to keep it that way for now. Link to our Patreon: patreon.com/eplpod PayPal instructions Select ‘Pay or send money' Select ‘Send money to friends of family' Insert email address: macdonald.mikemacdonald@gmail.com); hit ‘next' Insert amount (25 USD); hit ‘continue' 100% of PayPal funds raised go to the winners After satisfying entry requirements, you'll be sent the league code by Mike via email. You'll also receive access to our Super Secret Slack channel. Prizes 1st place: 60% of all total proceeds. 2nd place: 30% of all total proceeds. 3rd place: 10% of all total proceeds. FYI: PayPal extracts an infinitesimal transaction fee. The rules of FPL can be found on their website: fantasy.premierleague.com We'd suggest that you read them closely. We'll collect your information and send you the code once the switch is flipped over at fantasy.premierleague.com Best of luck, chappies!  

    Is Lionel Messi now the public face of a brutal authoritarian regime?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2021 33:19

    The government in Doha wants 2022 to be all about Qatar. To that end, Leo Messi has been enlisted to play his part in their highly tactical game plan of shifting perceptions away from its brutal authoritarian regime. FPL Sign Up The rules are going to be as follows: The league will be closed off on August 13th, 2021 at noon EST (so act quickly if you want to sign up). The entrance fee has two components: A minimum $4/monthly patronage throughout the season on Patreon (patreon.com/eplpod) and a $25 USD buy-in sent via PayPal (to macdonald.mikemacdonald@gmail.com). Patreon Support independent media! Many of you are currently or have been Patrons in the past. Thank you! Patreon makes this a painless process. We really appreciate the support. Paying a minimum of $4 per month works out to 50 cents per episode (even less with bonus material). The podcast is 100% listener funded and we'd like to keep it that way for now. Link to our Patreon: patreon.com/eplpod PayPal instructions Select ‘Pay or send money' Select ‘Send money to friends of family' Insert email address: macdonald.mikemacdonald@gmail.com); hit ‘next' Insert amount (25 USD); hit ‘continue' 100% of PayPal funds raised go to the winners After satisfying entry requirements, you'll be sent the league code by Mike via email. You'll also receive access to our Super Secret Slack channel. Prizes 1st place: 60% of all total proceeds. 2nd place: 30% of all total proceeds. 3rd place: 10% of all total proceeds. FYI: PayPal extracts an infinitesimal transaction fee. The rules of FPL can be found on their website: fantasy.premierleague.com We'd suggest that you read them closely. We'll collect your information and send you the code once the switch is flipped over at fantasy.premierleague.com Best of luck, chappies!  

    Messi: LaLiga is no longer relevant

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2021 33:17

    A tearful Lionel Messi has said his next move is not confirmed at an emotional farewell news conference Sunday, it seems like he's off to Paris. With Neymar, Messi, and Ronaldo all gone from La Liga, why bother watching?  FPL Sign Up The rules are going to be as follows: The league will be closed off on August 13th, 2021 at noon EST (so act quickly if you want to sign up). The entrance fee has two components: A minimum $4/monthly patronage throughout the season on Patreon (patreon.com/eplpod) and a $25 USD buy-in sent via PayPal (to macdonald.mikemacdonald@gmail.com). Patreon Support independent media! Many of you are currently or have been Patrons in the past. Thank you! Patreon makes this a painless process. We really appreciate the support. Paying a minimum of $4 per month works out to 50 cents per episode (even less with bonus material). The podcast is 100% listener funded and we'd like to keep it that way for now. Link to our Patreon: patreon.com/eplpod PayPal instructions Select ‘Pay or send money' Select ‘Send money to friends of family' Insert email address: macdonald.mikemacdonald@gmail.com); hit ‘next' Insert amount (25 USD); hit ‘continue' 100% of PayPal funds raised go to the winners After satisfying entry requirements, you'll be sent the league code by Mike via email. You'll also receive access to our Super Secret Slack channel. Prizes 1st place: 60% of all total proceeds. 2nd place: 30% of all total proceeds. 3rd place: 10% of all total proceeds. FYI: PayPal extracts an infinitesimal transaction fee. The rules of FPL can be found on their website: fantasy.premierleague.com We'd suggest that you read them closely. We'll collect your information and send you the code once the switch is flipped over at fantasy.premierleague.com Best of luck, chappies!

    Does Harry Kane not know how a contract works?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2021 30:18

    England Captain Harry Kane has angered the Spurs hierarchy when he failed to report for his two days of pre-season work as it came to light that he was on a family holiday. The 28-year was in the Bahamas before moving on to Florida and he was still there on Wednesday. Meanwhile, everyone else at Spurs is fulfilling their contacts by training as a team. This begs the question: Does Harry Kane not know how a contract works?  FPL Sign Up The rules are going to be as follows: The league will be closed off on August 13th, 2021 at noon EST (so act quickly if you want to sign up). The entrance fee has two components: A minimum $4/monthly patronage throughout the season on Patreon (patreon.com/eplpod) and a $25 USD buy-in sent via PayPal (to macdonald.mikemacdonald@gmail.com). Patreon Support independent media! Many of you are currently or have been Patrons in the past. Thank you! Patreon makes this a painless process. We really appreciate the support. Paying a minimum of $4 per month works out to 50 cents per episode (even less with bonus material). The podcast is 100% listener funded and we'd like to keep it that way for now. Link to our Patreon: patreon.com/eplpod PayPal instructions Select ‘Pay or send money' Select ‘Send money to friends of family' Insert email address: macdonald.mikemacdonald@gmail.com); hit ‘next' Insert amount (25 USD); hit ‘continue' 100% of PayPal funds raised go to the winners After satisfying entry requirements, you'll be sent the league code by Mike via email. You'll also receive access to our Super Secret Slack channel. Prizes 1st place: 60% of all total proceeds. 2nd place: 30% of all total proceeds. 3rd place: 10% of all total proceeds. FYI: PayPal extracts an infinitesimal transaction fee. The rules of FPL can be found on their website: fantasy.premierleague.com We'd suggest that you read them closely. We'll collect your information and send you the code once the switch is flipped over at fantasy.premierleague.com Best of luck, chappies!

    Does anyone give a shit about men's Olympic soccer?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 33:11

    What is the function of men's Olympic soccer? It's a tournament for young prospects? Then why have three over-23-year-olds play for each squad? Clubs also don't have to release their players for this tournament either. The Legend and Special Guest Paul discuss.    FPL Sign Up The rules are going to be as follows: The league will be closed off on August 13th, 2021 at noon EST (so act quickly if you want to sign up). The entrance fee has two components: A minimum $4/monthly patronage throughout the season on Patreon (patreon.com/eplpod) and a $25 USD buy-in sent via PayPal (to macdonald.mikemacdonald@gmail.com). Patreon Support independent media! Many of you are currently or have been Patrons in the past. Thank you! Patreon makes this a painless process. We really appreciate the support. Paying a minimum of $4 per month works out to 50 cents per episode (even less with bonus material). The podcast is 100% listener funded and we'd like to keep it that way for now. Link to our Patreon: patreon.com/eplpod PayPal instructions Select ‘Pay or send money' Select ‘Send money to friends of family' Insert email address: macdonald.mikemacdonald@gmail.com); hit ‘next' Insert amount (25 USD); hit ‘continue' 100% of PayPal funds raised go to the winners After satisfying entry requirements, you'll be sent the league code by Mike via email. You'll also receive access to our Super Secret Slack channel. Prizes 1st place: 60% of all total proceeds. 2nd place: 30% of all total proceeds. 3rd place: 10% of all total proceeds. FYI: PayPal extracts an infinitesimal transaction fee. The rules of FPL can be found on their website: fantasy.premierleague.com We'd suggest that you read them closely. We'll collect your information and send you the code once the switch is flipped over at fantasy.premierleague.com Best of luck, chappies!

    Should all Premier League clubs use Covid passports at matches?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 31:01

    The British government are mulling over whether to make a double Covid-19 vaccination a condition of entry at matches; Premier League managers will get to have their say over the next two weeks across meetings being organized by the LMA. The Legend and Special Guest Paul discuss! 

    Unconscious Wayne Rooney hits social media with two half-naked women

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 31:34

    Former England ace Wayne Rooney has claimed he was 'set up' and has complained to Greater Manchester Police after social media was flooded with images of him getting close to a woman in a nightclub and asleep in a hotel room while two half-naked women took photos around him. The Legend and Special Guest Paul regrettably discuss the whole sordid episode.  FPL Sign Up The rules are going to be as follows: The league will be closed off on August 13th, 2021 at noon EST (so act quickly if you want to sign up). The entrance fee has two components: A minimum $4/monthly patronage throughout the season on Patreon (patreon.com/eplpod) and a $25 USD buy-in sent via PayPal (to macdonald.mikemacdonald@gmail.com). Patreon Support independent media! Many of you are currently or have been Patrons in the past. Thank you! Patreon makes this a painless process. We really appreciate the support. Paying a minimum of $4 per month works out to 50 cents per episode (even less with bonus material). The podcast is 100% listener funded and we'd like to keep it that way for now. Link to our Patreon: patreon.com/eplpod PayPal instructions Select ‘Pay or send money' Select ‘Send money to friends of family' Insert email address: macdonald.mikemacdonald@gmail.com); hit ‘next' Insert amount (25 USD); hit ‘continue' 100% of PayPal funds raised go to the winners After satisfying entry requirements, you'll be sent the league code by Mike via email. You'll also receive access to our Super Secret Slack channel. Prizes 1st place: 60% of all total proceeds. 2nd place: 30% of all total proceeds. 3rd place: 10% of all total proceeds. FYI: PayPal extracts an infinitesimal transaction fee. The rules of FPL can be found on their website: fantasy.premierleague.com We'd suggest that you read them closely. We'll collect your information and send you the code once the switch is flipped over at fantasy.premierleague.com Best of luck, chappies!

    FPL deadline is fast approaching!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 1:39

    The pod boyz (The Legend and Special Guest Paul) are taking one episode off, but remember to sign up for FPL while you still can!   The rules are going to be as follows: The league will be closed off on August 13th, 2021 at noon EST (so act quickly if you want to sign up). The entrance fee has two components: A minimum $4/monthly patronage throughout the season on Patreon (patreon.com/eplpod) and a $25 USD buy-in sent via PayPal (to macdonald.mikemacdonald@gmail.com). Patreon Support independent media! Many of you are currently or have been Patrons in the past. Thank you! Patreon makes this a painless process. We really appreciate the support. Paying a minimum of $4 per month works out to 50 cents per episode (even less with bonus material). The podcast is 100% listener funded and we'd like to keep it that way for now. Link to our Patreon: patreon.com/eplpod PayPal instructions Select ‘Pay or send money' Select ‘Send money to friends of family' Insert email address: macdonald.mikemacdonald@gmail.com); hit ‘next' Insert amount (25 USD); hit ‘continue' 100% of PayPal funds raised go to the winners After satisfying entry requirements, you'll be sent the league code by Mike via email. You'll also receive access to our Super Secret Slack channel. Prizes 1st place: 60% of all total proceeds. 2nd place: 30% of all total proceeds. 3rd place: 10% of all total proceeds. FYI: PayPal extracts an infinitesimal transaction fee. The rules of FPL can be found on their website: fantasy.premierleague.com We'd suggest that you read them closely. We'll collect your information and send you the code once the switch is flipped over at fantasy.premierleague.com Best of luck, chappies!

    Will the next generation of Premier League players use plant-based diets?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 35:50

    Special Guest Paul talks to New York Times best selling author of The Plant-Based Athlete. SIGN UP FOR FPL The rules are going to be as follows: The league will be closed off on August 13th, 2021 at noon EST (so act quickly if you want to sign up). The entrance fee has two components: A minimum $4/monthly patronage throughout the season on Patreon (patreon.com/eplpod) and a $25 USD buy-in sent via PayPal (to macdonald.mikemacdonald@gmail.com). Patreon Support independent media! Many of you are currently or have been Patrons in the past. Thank you! Patreon makes this a painless process. We really appreciate the support. Paying a minimum of $4 per month works out to 50 cents per episode (even less with bonus material). The podcast is 100% listener funded and we'd like to keep it that way for now. Link to our Patreon: patreon.com/eplpod PayPal instructions Select ‘Pay or send money' Select ‘Send money to friends of family' Insert email address: macdonald.mikemacdonald@gmail.com); hit ‘next' Insert amount (25 USD); hit ‘continue' 100% of PayPal funds raised go to the winners After satisfying entry requirements, you'll be sent the league code by Mike via email. You'll also receive access to our Super Secret Slack channel. Prizes 1st place: 60% of all total proceeds. 2nd place: 30% of all total proceeds. 3rd place: 10% of all total proceeds. FYI: PayPal extracts an infinitesimal transaction fee. The rules of FPL can be found on their website: fantasy.premierleague.com We'd suggest that you read them closely. We'll collect your information and send you the code once the switch is flipped over at fantasy.premierleague.com Best of luck, chappies!

    Why are England fans such utter dickheads?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2021 1:21

    England face being handed a stadium ban by Uefa after the governing body opened an investigation into the chaotic and violent scenes at Wembley around the Euro 2020 final, meaning one or more of their Nations League games next year could be played behind closed doors. The Legend and Special Guest Saul talk about why England fans are so badly behaved.  FULL EPISODE HERE SIGN UP FOR FPL The rules are going to be as follows: The league will be closed off on August 13th, 2021 at noon EST (so act quickly if you want to sign up). The entrance fee has two components: A minimum $4/monthly patronage throughout the season on Patreon (patreon.com/eplpod) and a $25 USD buy-in sent via PayPal (to macdonald.mikemacdonald@gmail.com). Patreon Support independent media! Many of you are currently or have been Patrons in the past. Thank you! Patreon makes this a painless process. We really appreciate the support. Paying a minimum of $4 per month works out to 50 cents per episode (even less with bonus material). The podcast is 100% listener funded and we'd like to keep it that way for now. Link to our Patreon: patreon.com/eplpod PayPal instructions Select ‘Pay or send money' Select ‘Send money to friends of family' Insert email address: macdonald.mikemacdonald@gmail.com); hit ‘next' Insert amount (25 USD); hit ‘continue' 100% of PayPal funds raised go to the winners After satisfying entry requirements, you'll be sent the league code by Mike via email. You'll also receive access to our Super Secret Slack channel. Prizes 1st place: 60% of all total proceeds. 2nd place: 30% of all total proceeds. 3rd place: 10% of all total proceeds. FYI: PayPal extracts an infinitesimal transaction fee. The rules of FPL can be found on their website: fantasy.premierleague.com We'd suggest that you read them closely. We'll collect your information and send you the code once the switch is flipped over at fantasy.premierleague.com Best of luck, chappies!

    Euro 2020: Big surprise as England lose on pens

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2021 34:23


    England lose Euro 2020 final after penalty shootout heartbreak against Italy Italy 1-1 England (pens 3-2): Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka missed the crucial spot kicks in the shootout. The Legend, Special Guest Paul, and Sir Ben discuss.  SIGN UP FOR FPL The rules are going to be as follows: The league will be closed off on August 13th, 2021 at noon EST (so act quickly if you want to sign up). The entrance fee has two components: A minimum $4/monthly patronage throughout the season on Patreon (patreon.com/eplpod) and a $25 USD buy-in sent via PayPal (to macdonald.mikemacdonald@gmail.com). Patreon Support independent media! Many of you are currently or have been Patrons in the past. Thank you! Patreon makes this a painless process. We really appreciate the support. Paying a minimum of $4 per month works out to 50 cents per episode (even less with bonus material). The podcast is 100% listener funded and we'd like to keep it that way for now. Link to our Patreon: patreon.com/eplpod PayPal instructions Select ‘Pay or send money' Select ‘Send money to friends of family' Insert email address: macdonald.mikemacdonald@gmail.com); hit ‘next' Insert amount (25 USD); hit ‘continue' 100% of PayPal funds raised go to the winners After satisfying entry requirements, you'll be sent the league code by Mike via email. You'll also receive access to our Super Secret Slack channel. Prizes 1st place: 60% of all total proceeds. 2nd place: 30% of all total proceeds. 3rd place: 10% of all total proceeds. FYI: PayPal extracts an infinitesimal transaction fee. The rules of FPL can be found on their website: fantasy.premierleague.com We'd suggest that you read them closely. We'll collect your information and send you the code once the switch is flipped over at fantasy.premierleague.com Best of luck, chappies!


    Euro 2020: It's either coming Home or going to Rome

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2021 1:31

    England has broken through its semifinal ceiling at major soccer tournaments. A title match awaits for the first time in 55 years. The Legend and Special Guest Paul discuss.  FULL EPISODE HERE              

    Euro 2020: Should Kane do a no-celebration-celebration if he scores against Denmark?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2021 30:52

    As England prepare to take on Denmark in the semi-finals of Euro 2020, how exactly does Southgate address English squad members who are close friends with Christian Eriksen? How does England get over the Eriksen narrative which seems to have been fuelling the Danes? The Legend and Special Guest Paul discuss. 

    Euro 2020: Manchester United sign England's Jadon fucking Sancho

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2021 1:32

    Manchester United's protracted negotiations to sign Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund have resulted in a deal over a year into them. The Legend and Special Guest Paul discuss just how sweet of a deal this actually is for God's team, Manchester United. FULL EPISODE HERE 

    Euro 2020: England finally beat the Germans!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2021 10:51

    England struck twice late on to end a 55-year wait for a knockout tie victory over Germany amid scenes of huge tension and elation to reach the Euro 2020 quarter-finals at Wembley. The Legend and Sir Ben Teague discuss! 

    Euro 2020: Holland's Matthijs de Ligt transitions to European handball

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2021 31:28

    Holland defender Matthijs de Ligt faced up to the media after grabbing the ball with his hand, earning him a red card, and said "we basically lost the match because of what I did." The Legend and Special Guest Paul discuss the stupidity of it all as Special Guest Paul is the first person eliminated from the EPLpod Euro Tournament as he choose the Dutch. What an idiot!  

    UEFA's Aleksander Čeferin is a coward

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2021 1:22

    We all heard Aleksander Čeferin speak at length when The Super League was shut down. But where is he now as his organization refuses to take a stand against bigots? He's not saying a single word as UEFA's reputation slides even further in the mud as they preform a massive about-face in the fight for basic human rights for all.   FOR THE FULL EPISODE             

    Euro 2020: This is the worst Euros ever

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2021 34:31

    UEFA has ruined the Euros! Never mind the 5 subs, water breaks, endless travel for some teams but not others, the format itself is unsporting and unfair. The Legend and Special Paul discuss how stupid the Euros have become! 

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