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620 – State of the Game Pt 2

Stephen and Josh bring all their discussions they have every day to the studio and talk all things Australian football and the many issues facing it. A multitude of topics are covered ranging from squad sizes and makeup, salary cap, youth league, expansion, promotion/relegation, transfers, and most importantly the fans.

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State of the Game (accompanying notes)

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612 – State of the Game

*Special Episode*

There are many talking points at the forefront of Australian football and we take a look at the most pressing issues and our opinions on them. We look at the A-League TV deal, the FFA Congress, expansion, national 2nd division, marketing, attendances and more.

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601 – ATB vs WSW CEO John Tsatsimas

Our first episode of Season 6 is an interview with Western Sydney Wanderers CEO John Tsatsimas.
Stephen and Josh headed to WSW HQ in Rooty Hill to discuss a range of topics including: the club’s long term vision, community engagement, fans, coaching, players, FFA and the structure of the A-League.

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S04E10: Onward To Victory

Some of us weren’t there to witness the Wanderers sixth win in a row but it was a sacrifice that many were willing to make. Nichols channeled Shinji for the winner and we look forward to our biggest match of the year against victory.

All this and more on this episode of Around the Bloc.

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S04E09: FFAst Decline

The Wanderers are on a 5 game winning streak but unfortunately are not the talk of the town with more pressing issues like the rights of football fans taking precedence. While the fans may boycott, we will still podcast, and this is Around the Bloc.

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S04E08 FFS: Football Federation Straya

The win against Wellington was overshadowed by the verbal and written diarrhoea spouting from some of Straya’s finest oval ball supremacists, but contrary to expectation we do actually talk about football at some point too.

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