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5 Live's World Football Phone-in Podcast

English, Sports, 1 season, 61 episodes, 6 days, 11 hours, 53 minutes
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Expert answers to your questions in World Football: The Phone-in from BBC Radio 5 live's Up All Night programme.
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Magic of the cup

The season's not over yet! Ahead of the FA Cup final Dotun is joined by Tim Vickery and Seth Bennett to talk about spellbinding moments from FA Cup finals of the past.
5/21/20242 hours, 34 minutes, 30 seconds
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WFPI - Falling on your sword

Stuck in the middle with you - what do you do when the maths of the league isn't on your side? Rasheed in Bucks, our own Nostradamus, has A Cunning Plan (or seven.) Dotun returns to the fold to talk football with Tim, Mark and James. The gang really is all here.
5/14/20242 hours, 38 minutes, 27 seconds
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Famous faces on the stands, Man Utd's uphill struggle and Johnny's splinter (he doesn't like to talk about it.)

Johnny I'Anson is in the big chair this week and he's joined, of course, by Tim Vickery. New bug, Kevin Young, is de-bagged and radished and Miguelvis - Miguel Espino - IS IN THE BUILDING!The Copa America, Man United's woes and famous faces on the stands all under discussion in this edition.
5/7/20242 hours, 38 minutes, 15 seconds
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Women's Football, VAR and Local Football Teams.

Johnny I'anson sits in for Dotun on the World Football Phone In and joined by Tim Vickery, Mark Machado and Patrick Wetzels to discuss the development of the women's game, VAR and whether you should support the local team where you live.
4/30/20242 hours, 20 minutes, 50 seconds
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Don’t mention the VAR

Dotun and Legendinho Tim are joined by Hallam Brazil Seth Bennett for lively conversation about the burning topics of the moment. Are Nottingham Forest really at the wrong end of VAR officiating more than other teams -- and is it unreasonable to expect elite players to play at the highest level three times a week? Plus - why it’s play-off pain for one aspiring EFL club due to uncertainty over the future of their stadium; and the remarkable story of the women footballers serving the war effort on the home front during the First World War
4/23/20242 hours, 41 minutes, 23 seconds
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Who will win the Premier League and what team does the pope support?

Dotun Adebayo, Tim Vickery and Maher Mezahi answer your football questions. Subjects include who they think will win the Premier League and what team does the pope support.
4/16/20242 hours, 37 minutes, 8 seconds
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A Total Eclipse of the Teenagers

Dotun and Tim are joined by Paul 'Galatasarahs' Sarahs to talk about teenage phenomenons and more in this weeks edition of the WFPI. This podcast may include unexpected Bonnie Tyler.
4/9/20242 hours, 38 minutes, 33 seconds
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Dotun and Tim are joined by the Springbokker Junior, Mark Gleeson to talk football.

Dotun and Tim are joined by the Springbokker Junior, Mark Gleeson to talk football.And why do you follow the club that you support? Is it parents? Is it geography? Or is it just luck?
4/2/20242 hours, 34 minutes, 34 seconds
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Into the valleys

Dotun and Tim are joined by Mark Machado in this edition of the WFPI. How are England shaping up ahead of Euros, and will Wales be joining them? And it's a shirtname for Petula in Ammanford. What will it be?
3/26/20242 hours, 33 minutes, 1 second
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Dotun and Tim are joined from Berlin by our Europe expert, Mark Meadows

In this edition Dotun and Tim are joined from Berlin by our Europe expert, Mark Meadows. And we learn the difference between knowledge and wisdom: knowledge says that a tomato is a fruit, but wisdom says don't put it in a fruit salad. And how do you pronounce Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch? Petula from Ammanford shows the guys how it's done. This is a show about football, honest.
3/19/20242 hours, 34 minutes, 11 seconds
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Elegance and grace - and we're not talking about Dotun & Tim

Elegance and grace under fire and flashy players are just some of the threads in the great tapestry of football that Dotun, Tim (in the studio!) and Maher - in Algeria - pull at tonight.
3/12/20242 hours, 27 minutes, 17 seconds
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World Football Phone-In

Dotun and Tim are joined by Mark Gleeson, the Springbocca Junior, to talk about football here and abroadComing back at halftime, how do you do it? What's the secret? And can you build a winning team around one player?Please be aware, Dr Dre may feature in this podcast.
3/5/20242 hours, 33 minutes, 51 seconds
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5 Live's World Football Phone-in

5 Live's World Football Phone-in
2/28/20242 hours, 35 minutes, 10 seconds
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Paying tribute to Roy Hodgson and who will replace Jürgen Klopp?

Dotun and Tim are joined by Mark Meadows as they answer your burning questions and pay tribute to the Crystal Palace Manager, Roy Hodgson, who stepped down at the weekend.
2/23/20242 hours, 33 minutes, 35 seconds
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AFCON aftermath and were you there for the final whistle?

Dotun and Tim are joined by Mark Machado to look at the aftermath of Ivory Coast's "surprise" win over Nigeria in the African Cup of Nations Final in the Olympic Stadium of Ebimpé. And Arsenal handed West Ham a 6-nil drubbing at the weekend. Would you have stayed for the full 90 minutes? Does a real fan quit the stand?That and more in this week's edition.
2/13/20242 hours, 32 minutes, 7 seconds
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Africa Cup of Nations - Part 3

Dotun and Tim are joined by North African football expert, Maher Mezahi to talk about AFCoN and more besides. Is international football about the games or about the friends we made along the way? For well travelled Brian in Coventry it is the friends AND the football. And will the real Roger Miller please stand up?
2/7/20242 hours, 32 minutes, 50 seconds
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Departures, upsets and surprises

As the African Cup of Nations moves into its final phases Dotun, Tim and Mark 'Viva Mark Vegas' Meadows talk about the prospects for the teams still in the contest, reflect on Jurgen Klopp's departure from Liverpool and tales of underdogs.
1/30/20242 hours, 20 minutes, 5 seconds
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African Cup of Nations - Part the Second

Dotun and Tim are joined by African football expert, Mark Gleeson to talk about the second week of the ACoN and much more besides. The manager who'd have the biggest impact in Africa is just one of the threads that the team pulls on in this edition.
1/23/20242 hours, 34 minutes, 4 seconds
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African Cup of Nations

As the African Cup of Nations builds up a head of steam Dotun and Tim are joined by our North African football expert, Maher Mezahi to take a look at the runners and riders. Could we be heading for an upset? Too early to tell. And are players spending to much time planning their goal celebrations?
1/16/20242 hours, 32 minutes, 41 seconds
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RIP "Der Kaiser"

Mark Machado joins Dotun and Tim to talk football and reflect on the passing of Franz Beckenbauer. What made 'Der Kaiser' such a special player anf is it the end of an era? And it's a shirtname for Brenda in West Sussex. What could it be?
1/9/20242 hours, 34 minutes, 3 seconds
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It’s Just Like Hallam Brazil

Dotun and the Legendinho are joined by Hallam Brazil to discuss the beautiful game – including whether kick-off times dictated by TV schedules have become too inconvenient for regular fans.Pele is remembered one year on from his death, along with his acting career. Fraternal debate over Arsenal’s goalkeeper dilemma. Christmas football from bygone days. And regular listener Que finally gets his Brazilian shirt name.
1/2/20242 hours, 32 minutes, 4 seconds
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WPFI Footballing Moment of 2023

A topless "Legendinho", Tim Vickery joins Dotun from Rio with "Chicken Tikka Mo Salah", Maher Mezahi broadcasting in Algiers.
12/26/20232 hours, 35 minutes, 3 seconds
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Medical emergencies on the field, women refs, and some Christmas questions

Can women referee the men's game? Why are plyers still falling dangerously ill on the pitch and can you answer Dotun's Christmas questions?
12/19/20232 hours, 33 minutes, 15 seconds
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Referees, Flicks and Close Scrapes

Dotun and Tim are joined by Julia BelasTrindade to talk about all things football. What happened to the two-footed flick, is it still out there? And as Greece and Turkey tackle disorder and attacks on match officials the panel ask - what's happening to our refs?
12/12/20232 hours, 34 minutes, 5 seconds
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Looking ahead to the Euros.

VAR (is it V-A-R or varr?) returns like a hydra once again - no matter how many heads we strike off, more return - we're looking ahead to the Euros and Adam in Bradford gets his shirtname at last.Arise 'Frankie Valley Portrayed'!It'll all make perfect sense, we promise as Dotun, Tim and Mark Machado bring order to chaos.
12/5/20232 hours, 31 minutes, 45 seconds
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WFPI - Heartburn? Songburn? What does it mean?

Dotun and Tim are joined by African football expert Maher Mezahi to talk about all things football. And has anyone ever seen Tim and Terry Venables in the same room? So. Many. Questions.
11/28/20232 hours, 34 minutes, 47 seconds
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World Football Phone-In

Dotun, Tim and Seth mull over England's disappointing draw at North Macedonia in the Euro '24 qualifiers, plus the financial woes of Everton following that 10 point deduction and chat to Behram about Pakistan's national team - who won their first ever World Cup qualifying match last month and are now in a qualifying group with Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and Tajikistan.
11/21/20232 hours, 32 minutes, 17 seconds
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The Comeback Kids

Gareth Southgate, Jose Mourinho, Ian Rush. What do they have in common? Comebacks. On the day that David Cameron slips back into a team shirt Dotun, Tim and Mark Meadows are talking about comebacks, and more besides.
11/14/20232 hours, 33 minutes, 19 seconds
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Trouble for Spurs, the Copa América final and a shirtname for Marcela

Dotun and Tim are joined by journalist Marcela More Y Araujo in Buenos Aires to talk about Monday night's game at White Hart Lane, the Copa América and more besides. And it's a shirtname for Marcela. Can you remember the rules?
11/7/20232 hours, 34 minutes, 18 seconds
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When Cody and Jamie met Dotun, Tim, Leo and Patrick

Dotun and Tim are joined by Superfans Patrick and Leo and we get reaction to Messi's lifting of the Men's Ballon d'Or for an eighth time, and try to find out which player was the most valuable import into the British game. They also discuss exactly how we should be pronouncing "Van Gogh".
10/31/20232 hours, 32 minutes, 30 seconds
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9 to 5 Football

Dotun’s joined by Tim Vickery fresh from the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, and Mark Machado. They discuss the Czech match that finished in a ‘Dolly Parton’ result, investigate why the Queens Park fanzine is called the Web, and reminisce about the joys of the Rothmans football year book.
10/24/20232 hours, 31 minutes, 20 seconds
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Football, friendlies and more besides

This week Dotun and Tim are joined by North African football expert, Maher Mezahi and Ifem "Iffy" Onjura, former professional footballer who's now the head of race, equality, and inclusion for the Premier League. In the shadow of the attacks in Brussels we're talking about football, friendlies and more besides. And it's time for Linda in Cambridge to win her spurs.
10/17/20232 hours, 30 minutes, 7 seconds
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Here be Dragons

In this editon Dotun and Tim are joined by Júlia Belas Trindade to wrestle with the question "how has football brought people together?" The conversation in this edition takes in Hollywood stars learning Welsh, agreement over the importance of Gregory's Girl and women playing against men in official games.
10/10/20232 hours, 33 minutes, 10 seconds
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How do solve a problem like... V.A.R.?

Dotun and Tim are joined by the Springboca Junior, Mark Gleeson, to talk about the VAR fiasco that's overshadowed the Liverpool - Tottenham game at the weekend. Time for a change to the way the game is referrered? Or do players and managers need to get with the programme?
10/3/20232 hours, 34 minutes, 26 seconds
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The Return of the Brass

Dotun is joined by Tim Vivkery, Mark Meadows and Andy Brassell.
9/26/20232 hours, 32 minutes, 9 seconds
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The Mouse That Roared

Tim and Dotun are joined by Mark Machado - the Deportivo Lankan - to wrestle with the question "which mouse roared loudest" - which were the teams that punched above their weight.
9/19/20232 hours, 33 minutes, 27 seconds
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Sancho, VAR and the Deep-Pan-American

Dotun is joined by Mark Gleeson and Tim Vickery.
9/5/20232 hours, 29 minutes, 44 seconds
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Rubiales Fallout

Luis Rubiales' refusal to step down from his position - after he kissed forward Jenni Hermoso on the lips after the Spanish team’s World Cup victory - dominated this week's discussion. Dotun and Tim are joined by superfans Miguel E and Patrick W and the host of The White Shorts Podcast - Bella Cartman - to tackle a topic that could overshadow the enormously successful tournament.
8/29/20232 hours, 27 minutes, 8 seconds
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Legacy of the Lionesses

Dotun is joined by Legendhino Tim Vickery and Deportivo Lankan Mark Machado to discuss your reaction to the Lionesses World Cup campaign.
8/22/20232 hours, 31 minutes, 22 seconds
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Women's World Cup and return of the Premier League

Edward Adoo and the team discuss the Women's World Cup and the Premier League's return.
8/15/20232 hours, 30 minutes, 29 seconds
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Womens World Cup: England Vs Nigeria

England's win over Nigeria analaysed and is added time going mad?
8/8/20232 hours, 34 minutes, 10 seconds
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Behaviour Across Football & Women's World Cup

Dotun is joined by Tim Vickery in South America and Mark Meadows in Europe to answer your questions about all things football - including the Women's World Cup and the announcement of the Participant Charter, which aims to improve the behaviour of players, managers and coaches across football.
8/1/20232 hours, 31 minutes, 20 seconds
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World Football Phone In

Dotun is joined by Legendinho Tim Vickery, the Springboca-Junior Mark Gleeson and Avon Lady Julia Belas Trindade.
7/25/20232 hours, 32 minutes, 27 seconds
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Women's Football World Cup Special

Dotun is joined by Legendinho Tim Vickery and Avon Lady Julia Belas Trindade to preview the Women's Football World Cup with fans from across the globe.
7/18/20233 hours, 20 minutes, 48 seconds
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The Roar of the Greasepaint , The Smell of the Crowd.

Tim and Dotun are joined by Maher Mezahi for this weeks edition. Under discussion - are grounds up to the mark? And what can clubs do to improve the experience for fans. Who's doing it best?
7/11/20232 hours, 35 minutes, 26 seconds
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A Chant For Szoboszlai

As Liverpool sign the Hungarian international, what song should fans use as a chant for Dominik Szoboszlai?
7/4/20232 hours, 27 minutes, 54 seconds
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World Football Phone In

This week Dotun and Tim are joined by Mark Meadows - Viva Mark Vegas - to talk about football in Europe and South America. What's in a name? Turns out the British have a lot to answer for when it comes to club names. And there's a modest proposal for what should happen in the penalty box.
6/27/20232 hours, 33 minutes, 20 seconds
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Blue skies after the rain

As Manchester City celebrate the triple Dotun, Mark Machado and Tim Vickery wrestle with questions of how money has changed the game and how the coming season could shape up.
6/13/20232 hours, 35 minutes, 57 seconds
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World Football Phone-in now with added Adebayo!

WFPI now with added Adebayo! Yes! This week you're getting not ONE but TWO Adebayos in your weekly World Football Phone-In!! Dotun, Tim V and Mehar M are joined by Tobi Adebayo-Rowling to talk about Notts County making it back into the football league All that and much more...
6/6/20232 hours, 34 minutes, 22 seconds
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World Football Phone In

Dotun is joined by Legendinho Tim Vickery, Miguelvis and Nice One Cyrille.
5/30/20232 hours, 32 minutes, 27 seconds
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Managers, coaches, visionaries?

Is the Premier League getting predictable and what makes for a winning team; the right manager or the right coach. Johnny I’Anson, Tim Vickery and Mark Machado wrestle with these questions and more besides.
5/23/20232 hours, 31 minutes, 1 second
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Saint Dennis Day

The Legendinho, Tim Vickery, and Springboca Junior Mark Gleeson, run the rule over the football stories of the moment. As Real Madrid & Manchester City prepare to face off in the 2nd leg of the Champions League semi-final, which players will prove pivotal at the Etihad? West Ham also face a crucial European semi this week – but will any of their fans manage to secure tickets if they do make it to the final in Prague? Arsenal fan Fred in Woking explains why he’ll always think of July 4th as Saint Dennis Day Plus - is it time to update protocols on head injuries, how best to clamp down on time wasting, and is the ghost of Maradona spurring on his former clubs to title success?
5/16/20232 hours, 33 minutes, 20 seconds
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WFPI with the 'Legendinho' and 'The Avon Lady'

Dotun is with TIM VICKERY - who is usually in Rio de Janeiro is here in the flesh in the studio and JÚLIA BELAS TRINIDADE who's a football writer - specialising in the Women's game.
5/9/20232 hours, 33 minutes, 4 seconds
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WFPI goes Belgian

Football in Europe and Latin America leads the way in this edition - Dotun & Tim are joined by our European football expert, Mark Meadows in Berlin. Superfans Miguelvis and Stockrates also join as we wrestle with the eternal question: Who is the most famous Belgian? Is it Luca Brecel after his win at the World Snooker Championship at the Crucible? Listen and find out.
5/2/20232 hours, 34 minutes, 14 seconds
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Chaos at White Hart Lane

As the dust settles after the Newcastle United - Tottenham Hotspur match Dotun, Tim and Maher survey the damage. And we ask - why do managers end up carrying the can?
4/25/20232 hours, 33 minutes, 9 seconds
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Is it acceptable for a protest to disrupt a legitimate sporting activity?

Dotun welcomes back Italian football expert MINA RZOUKI and our South American football wikipedia TIM VICKERY. Is it acceptable for a protest to disrupt a legitimate sporting activity? Also, VAR...again!
4/18/20232 hours, 34 minutes, 25 seconds
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Is Football Art or Science

Tim Vickery and Mark Gleeson join Dotun to talk South American & North African football.
4/11/20232 hours, 32 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Impossible Job?

Legendinho Tim Vickery and ‘Chicken Tikka Mo Salah’ Maher Mezahi join Dotun to talk South American & North African football, and all places in between. After the departures of Graham Potter from Chelsea and Brendan Rodgers from Leicester City, is it now almost impossible to be a successful long-term Premier League manager? Would Brazil have gone further in Qatar if injury hadn’t curtailed the World Cup for Gabriel Jesus? What’s it really like to play football in glasses – and how many supporters sitting in sync does it take to create an emoji face in the stands? Plus a long-time listener has happy news to share; and listeners offer up suggestions for a suitable Brazilian shirt name for Mary in Kilmarnock
4/4/20232 hours, 32 minutes, 5 seconds
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World Football Phone In

Legendinho Tim Vickery and Viva Mark Vegas Mark Meadows join Dotun to talk South American and European football.
3/28/20232 hours, 34 minutes, 15 seconds
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Dotun and Tim are joined by Patrick Wetzels, Dustin Kreps and Coach Ferrigno.

A cast of dozens in this edition of the WFPI. Dotun and Tim are joined by Patrick Wetzels, Dustin Kreps and Coach Ferrigno. We're talking about betting in football, the Tottenham sound and everything in between. And it's time for Coach Ferrigno to get his Brazilian shirtname. Arise, Sir... Listen to find out.
3/21/20232 hours, 31 minutes, 7 seconds
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ADEBAYO CALLING!

The WFPI welcomes Júlia Belas Trindade to the team and, naturally, the search begins for a shirtname. But does a Brazilian academic need a Brazilian shirtname, or a British one? A mystery wrapped in a conundrum that Tim, Dotun and the callers wrestle with in this edition.
3/14/20232 hours, 12 minutes, 32 seconds