Episode 101: Grace, Too

Wherein Our Heroes mourn the loss of Canada’s Unofficial Poet Laureate, Gord Downie. We discuss the highs and lows of Baby Driver and Blade Runner 2049. Serie D’s Giovanni Liberti receives a 5-match ban for urinating on opposing supporters, or was he just drinking from a pitch-side water fountain? Columbus Crew may find a new home in Austin, Manchester City look unstoppable, and the etymology of San Diego 1904 FC’s name is questioned. Also, in sad news for Canadian soccer development, Whitecaps FC II fold and a new chapter begins in Fresno. Sleep well, Gord.

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Episode 99: Around the World with Alex Morgan

Wherein Our Heroes gush over the latest trailer for Red Dead Redemption 2. Bosnian player Marin Galić loses a testicle in a cringe-worthy challenge, Cesc Fàbregas admits to being the man behind The Slice, and Alex Morgan earns a Barton Award for her recent behaviour at Epcot Center. Also, the entire gamut of GoT spoilers is covered, for your review.

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Episode 95: ABBA, Take a Chance on Me

Wherein Our Heroes deep-dive two behemoths of the cultural zeitgeist before branching into their passion, The Beautiful Game. Stevie G weighs in on the ABBA penalty system, MLS successfully reviews a play on the field with the assistance of video, while Don Garber entertains a plethora of expansion bids. Oh, and Neymar breaks the bank.

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Episode 73: Ten Points for Gryffindor!

Wherein Our Heroes reconvene after a lengthy holiday hiatus. We catch up on television shows (both scripted and unscripted) and attempt, in our Muggle way, to discern several Harry Potter spells. The Real Mike Dean gets mistaken for a real Mike Dean, Will Johnson fires off a parting shot at Toronto FC in our Canadian segment, and William Pottker brandishes his finest wand to celebrate a goal in the Brasilerio Série A. Also, Pardew and Bradley get sacked…can Swans and Crystal Palace turn the tides?

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Episode 68: Mannequin Challenge

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Wherein Our Heroes engage in copious amounts of Irreverence: Anthony Stokes garners an illustrious Joey Barton Award for pleading guilty to assaulting an Elvis impersonator, Usain Bolt decides to train with Borussia Dortmund, Víctor Valdés is praised for his moxie for taking on Tinder, Cristiano Ronaldo sports faux specs and provokes the ire of his club, and four Manchester United rebels earn Haircut of the Week for ensuring their tufts are in order before the big match. Also, we offer a musical surprise, Adam gets a NES Classic, and The Gaffers add to their ever-growing list of (empty?) promises.

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Episode 61: Joey Bada$$

Wherein Our Heroes are simply shocked at the omission of Iceland and the Viking Clap from FIFA 17. We carefully appraise the merits of gaffers singling out their players in the media and aren’t havin’ it. Manchester United’s woes continue; is it the low work rate, players in unfamiliar roles, or blind devotion to aging stars? Landon Donovan is the next to live “The Great American Sports Comeback”. Also, Joey Barton FINALLY wins his eponymous award and joins the ranks of “The Joseph Anthony Barton Highfaluting Gentlemen’s Club”.

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Episode 53: No Dress Rehearsal

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Wherein Our Heroes encourage the denizens of Calgary to get out in droves and support Foothills FC in the USL PDL Final. Mark Clattenburg gets an early nod for worst tattoos of the year, Will Ferrell throws his hat in the ring for the Jamie Vardy biopic (long shot), and Zlatan quits Manchester United’s hotel. We are both having more CanCon in MLS. Also, Hull City’s Tigers, a veritable cat of only nine tails, get trolled by their own players. Come on you Hoops!

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Episode 50: A Conversation with Paul Dalglish

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Wherein Our Heroes celebrate our 50th episode and thank all the denizens of Gafferonia for your support over the past year. We are very happy to be joined by Ottawa Fury FC head coach and general manager, Paul Dalglish. Paul began his playing career with Newcastle United in 1997; after his time in England, he went on to play in both Scotland and North America, winning the MLS Cup with Houston Dynamo in 2006 and 2007. Paul started his coaching journey in 2008 and won the PDL Championship with Austin Aztex in 2013. Paul was hired by Ottawa in November of 2015. In our conversation, Paul offers insights on management, player development, and what the rest of the fall NASL season may hold for Ottawa Fury FC.

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Young Gaffers at The Ship and Anchor!!!!!!!

TYG-LivePodcast_20160626_Poster-noBleedFor years, we and many footy fans in Alberta have known that there is nary a better place to watch a match than Calgary’s own Ship and Anchor Pub. We are extremely stoked to say we’ll be there this coming Sunday, June 26th, to catch the Euro Round of 16 action and record some streeter interviews with you. We’ve spent many mornings and afternoons watching Prem, World Cup, Euro, and Champions League matches at our favourite place in town, and we want to hear what you think of the Euros so far! See you this weekend, Calgary!

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Episode 45: The Young Gaffers Euro 2016 Spectacular, Part 1

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Wherein Our Heroes are joined by Brendan, Wielder of The Whistle of Never-Ending Substitutions, to discuss prognostications and predictions for Groups A, B, and C. We think France could be magnifique in front of their home supporters, wonder if Wayne Rooney will spell doom for England’s attacking three, and feel Thomas Müller is a candidate for das Golden Boot. The new tournament format is titillating, Wales may surprise, and the Swiss likely won’t miss. Also, Mario Gómez and his slick locks may just prove decisive for Germany.

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