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Get an opinionated take on the weekend in global football with SiriusXM FC’s Tom Rennie and Brian Dunseth.

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    Tidbits - January 20th, 2023

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2023 29:39


    It's our favorite tidbits of the week, from the BBC sex noise prank to Mykhailo Mudryk's tattoos! Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    Two Momentous Derbies & More West Ham Misery

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023 62:22


    Tom is joined by former Manchester United defender Paul Parker and former Tottenham defender Chris Perry to recap the Manchester and North London Derbies. Tom also shares his thoughts on the Premier League weekend, including Aaron Ramsdale celebrating in front of the Tottenham fans, the controversy around the Manchester Derby, issues with the Everton board and more West Ham misery. Plus, Tom met Dunny for the first time in person! Sorry Tim.Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    Tidbits - January 13th, 2023

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2023 37:24


    It's our favorite Tidbits of the week, from a footballer heading to Love Island to a player running around in a mask! Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    Tidbits - January 6th, 2023

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 53:31


    It's our favorite Tidbits of the week, from Pep Guardiola's roll neck jumper to Todd Boehly's All Star Game. Plus, we celebrate Grumpy Pundits' eighth birthday by playing some of our favorite clips from the show. Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    Bill & Ted's Wet Center Parting

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2022 52:42


    The Premier League is back and so is Week in the Tackle! We recap Boxing Day and the midweek Premier League matches, including players not showing up for work, Jesse Marsch and Erling Haaland's lovefest, Kalvin Phillip's back fat, Miguel Almiron's continued brilliance for Newcastle & more! Sorry Tim. Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    Emi Martinez's Golden Waffle

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2022 57:51


    What a World Cup Final! Tom and Dunny recap every aspect of that brilliant game, including where Lionel Messi's legacy stands, Lionel Scaloni's redemption story, a horrendous trophy lift, Argentina's suspect penalties, Kylian Mbappe's continued ascendency and the NSFW place where Dunny had to watch the game. Sorry Tim. Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    They're coming home! They're coming home! They're coming... England's coming home!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 12, 2022 42:33


    Tom and Dunny are back to recap the World Cup quarterfinals, including the possible end of Gareth Southgate's run with England, Olivier Giroud's continued brilliance,  Morocco's Cinderella story, Croatia upsetting Brazil, Argentina's bang average side continuing to win and more! Sorry Tim. Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    Tom and his wife walk into a bar...

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2022 28:03


    Tom's commitment to this show knows no bounds! He joins Dunny from vacation to recap the Round of 16, including the USMNT's disappointing loss to the Netherlands,  a Messi "wankfest," some horrendous penalties and Tom's review of The Muppet Christmas Carol. Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    V-A-R! When the Crowd Say Bo Selecta!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 39:10


    With the group stage coming to a close, Tom Rennie and Brian Dunseth pick out their favorite moments and biggest storylines from the World Cup so far, including another failure for Germany, an incoming overhaul for Belgium, the continued issues with VAR and more! Sorry Tim. Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    SOCCER to the Round of 16

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2022 40:02


    The USMNT is through to the Round of 16! Brian Dunseth and Tom Rennie break down every aspect of the USA's win over Iran and discuss the continued issues with offside, Marcus Rashford's brilliance, what's next for Gareth Bale and Tom's hatred of vuvuzelas. Sorry Tim. Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    Chop SIUUUUUUUUUU

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 25:13


    Tom Rennie and Brian Dunseth look back at some stories from round two of the group stage, including Rodrygo trying to get Ronaldo's magic powers, Luis Suarez complaining about a handball and the massive issues in the Belgian camp. Sorry Tim. Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    Yawn in the USA

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2022 39:59


    We've got another special World Cup edition of Week in the Tackle breaking down every aspect of the USMNT's 0-0 draw with England from both perspectives! Sorry Tim. Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    SACRIFICE YOUR FACE

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2022 30:05


    On a special World Cup edition of Week in the Tackle, the guys give their impressions of the first round of the group stage, including Saudi Arabia beating Argentina, Brazil's brilliant performance, Japan upsetting a disjointed Germany  and Luis Enrique calling out orgies. Sorry Tim. Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    The Manager She Told You Not To Worry About

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2022 44:31


    Tom and Dunny recap the USMNT's draw with Wales, Argentina's shocking loss to Saudi Arabia and how it compares to the biggest World Cup upsets of all time, England's massive win over Iran, more VAR drama and FIFA's poor handling of head injuries. Plus, you'll never believe which famous movie hotel Dunny once stayed at. Sorry Tim. Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    Tidbits - November 18th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2022 32:12


    It's our favorite tidbits of the week, from Sergio Aguero flying to Qatar with a hoard of Brazil fans to 4,000 pounds of meat being shipped to Qatar. Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    Cristiano Ronaldo's Shiesty Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2022 58:17


    Tom and Dunny discuss Cristiano Ronaldo's scathing interview with Piers Morgan, Arsenal's continued dominance, Chelsea's continued struggles, Newcastle's Champions League chances, Manchester City's loss to Brentford, James Milner's outstanding longevity and  which teams have the most to work on during the World Cup break. Sorry Tim. BIG NEWS - Week in the Tackle will be releasing extra episodes throughout the entire World Cup, so stay subscribed to get all of our thoughts! Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    Tidbits - November 11th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2022 40:37


    It's our favorite tidbits of the week, from Aston Villa rebranding into Chelsea to Dunny's spot on Louis van Gaal impression. Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    Tom Rennie's One Final Point

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 62:20


    On this week's show, the guys discuss Tom's trip to Bucharest, Arsenal's win over Chelsea, an incredible MLS Cup Final, the continued need for a VAR Czar, Sepp Blatter's comments about the Qatar World Cup, Southampton sacking Ralph Hasenhuttl and debate whether fans care more about their club team or the World Cup.Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    Jesse Marsch's Ali G Moment

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2022 63:08


    This week, Tom and Dunny discuss Leeds United and Jesse Marsch's big win at Anfield, Liverpool's continued problems, Brighton fans booing Graham Potter on his return with Chelsea, West Ham's frustrating loss to Manchester United, Diego Costa's red card, the MLS Cup Final and more! Sorry Tim. Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    Tidbits - October 28th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2022 39:39


    It's our favorite tidbits of the week, from Joey Barton's motivational tactics to Neymar's appearance in Call of Duty!Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    One Would Suggest it's a Marsch Mess

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2022 61:37


    Tom Rennie and Brian Dunseth break down Dunny's trip to Montreal and travel issues in Detroit before pivoting to the biggest Premier League headlines, including Unai Emery's appointment at Aston Villa, more handball controversy involving West Ham, Bruno Guimaraes' incredible performance for Newcastle just days after the birth of his child, the pressure mounting on Jesse Marsch and Liverpool's loss to Nottingham Forest. Sorry Tim.Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    Tidbits - October 21st, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2022 35:13


    It's our favorite Tidbits of the week, from Jay-Z representing Romelu Lukaku to Erling Haaland's Hannibal Lecter diet. Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    In A World… Where Liverpool Beats Man City

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2022 57:24


    From Liverpool's big win over Manchester City to Dunny's stunning revelation about Montreal, we've got it all covered on this episode of Week in the Tackle! Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    Tidbits - October 14th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2022 45:29


    It's our favorite tidbits of the week, from the "Hand of God" ball being sold to Drake's logo appearing on Barcelona's shirt! Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    Time for the VAR Czar

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2022 62:00


    Arsenal prove they can push Manchester City, the Premier League was filled with odd handball decisions and the MLS Playoffs are set! Recap a wild weekend on Week in the Tackle! Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    Tidbits - October 7th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2022 46:38


    Tom & Dunny bring you their favorite tidbits of the week, from Ilkay Gundogan's wife hating the food in Manchester to a player skipping his own wedding to go to a tryout. Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    Derby Dominance from Man City & Arsenal

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2022 62:58


    Arsenal and Manchester City dominate their cross town rivals,  Thiago Silva's dark arts changed the game for Chelsea and Bruno Lage is out at Wolves. We discuss the biggest stories from the Premier League weekend on Week in the Tackle! Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    Tidbits - September 30th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2022 39:17


    We bring you our favorite Tidbits from across the week on SiriusXM FC's Grumpy Pundits! Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    12-Year-OId Headless Chickens

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2022 56:46


    Tom tells us what he's thought of the Nations League and why people calling for Gareth Southgate's head are being ridiculous, while Dunny rants about the USMNT's performance against Japan and why we can no longer trust Christian Pulisic. It's another can't miss episode of Week in the Tackle!  Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    Tidbits - September 23rd, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 25:51


    We take a break from the USMNT's debacle against Japan to bring you our favorite tidbits from Friday's edition of Grumpy Pundits on SiriusXM FC! Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    Can You Win With Class?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 60:24


    West Ham & Leicester continue to be horrible, Arsenal fans are furious with Tom and Dunny tells us what really goes on for players during the international break. It's another can't miss episode of Week in the Tackle!  Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    Tidbits - September 16, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 39:22


    Tom Rennie's map of the USA with listener reaction!  Plus, do you really need to send an anniversary card and Tidbits!   From Friday's Grumpy Pundits Tom & Brian Dunseth bring you VAR in Romania, who should deliver your nation's World Cup pre-match speech, why Tom hates Tom Hanks and The Wiggles!!! Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    They Were Wolves! Actual Wolves!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 58:54


    With no Premier League football to break down, Tom and Brian discuss Thomas Tuchel and Graham Potter's letter to their former clubs, VAR madness in Italy and Diego Costa signing for Wolves. Plus, they answer some of your questions in a listener mailbag! Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    Tidbits - September 9th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022 43:46


    From Hooters sponsorships to  Wolves signing Diego Costa, we go all around the wide world of soccer on Tidbits! Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    VAR... Sorry Tim.

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2022 49:54


    It was a disastrous weekend for VAR and for Brendan Rodgers, but another glorious weekend for Manchester United. We recap it all on the latest Week in the Tackle! Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    Grumpy Pundits Tidbits Plus Listener Questions!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2022 46:56


    The guys share their favorite tidbits from the soccer world, but before that, they spend some time answering your questions and doing bad impressions! Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    A Bad Date with Thomas Tuchel

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022 68:04


    Erling Haaland continues to steam roll the Premier League, Timmy Tickles is calling for even more players and Puma released some of the worst World Cup kits of all-time. We're talking about another wild weekend on Week in the Tackle! Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    Grumpy Pundits Tidbits - August 26th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2022 43:42


    The guys recap a wild Friday episode of Grumpy Pundits and bring you our favorite Tidbits from the week! Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    Is that... Hope for Manchester United?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2022 64:04


    Erik ten Hag whips Manchester United into shape, Major Leeds Soccer is taking over the Premier League and is Arsenal for real? We recap another brilliant Premier League weekend on Week in the Tackle! Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    New Episode Out Tuesday!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 2:42


    Because the biggest game of the Premier League slate isn't happening until Monday night, the guys are waiting a day to bring you their takes on the entire weekend! Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    Grumpy Pundits Tidbits - August 19th, 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2022 34:16


    Dunny has joined Tom on Grumpy Pundits, so we decided to bring our favorite Friday segment to the Week in the Tackle audience! Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

    Erik Eight Hag

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 49:33


    Manchester United & West Ham are both horrible, Gabriel Jesus may win the Golden Boot and Thomas Tuchel really hates Antonio Conte. Recap another crazy Premier League weekend on Week in the Tackle! Follow Tom Rennie & Brian Dunseth on Twitter and hear more from the guys on America's only soccer station, SiriusXM FC 157 - siriusxm.us/SiriusXMFC!

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