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The Football History Boys

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The Football History Boys were founded in 2013 and write about the stunning history of the beautiful game. Ben Jones and Gareth Thomas are venturing into the world of podcasts, bringing their love for football to your ears! Give us a listen and check us out on Twitter: @TFHBs.

20 Episodes | 2019 - 2021

S2 Episode 4 - The TFHB Women's 100

February 19th, 2021


TFHB are searching for the 100 best women's footballers to have ever played the beautiful game. We discuss the players who have made the long-list, …

S2 Episode 3 - The TFHB Men's 100

January 27th, 2021


As we approach our 8th birthday, we are looking for the 100 best men's footballers to have ever played the game. We discuss the players who have made …

S2 Episode 2 - They think its all over... Or is it?

January 20th, 2021


Our second season is back after a long break, but hopefully back with a bang! We dicuss some of football's finest late goals, some of the best …

S2 Episode 1 - Project TFHB Podcast

October 28th, 2020


Our second season kicks off with catching up on the Premier League so far, but with important dicussions about football Pay-Per-View (PPV), Project Big Picture and the ever looming threat of the European Super League.

Episode 16 - The Most Significant Season in Football History is...

July 30th, 2020


TFHB were able to meet up for a socially distanced chat face to face for our end of season pod! As an season closer for us, we review this weird COVID impacted campaign, whilst considering what seasons we believe to be …

Episode 15 - Ricki Herbert, the greatest 5-a-side coach of all-time!

July 2nd, 2020


TFHB asked you: if you had to make a dream 5-a-side team with just one player from each football confederation, who would you pick? We take a look at …

Episode 14 - What do you do when there's no Euros?!

June 19th, 2020


TFHB is back as football returns after the enforced COVID-19 suspension. We chat the inital return of the Premier League and THAT Hawkeye error, as well as thinking about some of your favourites Euros of all-time, with …

Episode 13 - #TFHBsGreatest's International Sides of All-Time

May 4th, 2020


TFHB is back with a 'lockdown' special! We have been on a search to find the greatest international team to ever play the beautiful game. 32 teams …

Episode 12 - Curry with Chips, Rice or Half and Half?

April 22nd, 2020


TFHB is back amidst the Coronavirus outbreak! Thanks to the wonders of Zoom, we can meet for a pod to discuss our newly released book and answer some …

Episode 11 - Yes, but did Pelé ever have a Hal Robson-Kanu moment?!

February 19th, 2020


TFHB is back for 2020, discussing a big question: What is football's most important decade? We take you through the 1930s, 1950s and 1990s whilst hearing some of your thoughts too. A World Cup themed quiz is topped off …

Episode 10 - Review of the Decade: Oh My Days Zlatan Ibrahimović!

December 31st, 2019


TFHB bring you a special review of the 2010s, as we answer some key questions: What was the goal of the decade? What was the moment of the decade? Who was the player of the decade? What was football's funniest moment of …

Episode 9 - Christmas Special: Tis the Season to Play Football

December 6th, 2019


TFHB bring you a seasonal episode, our Christmas special! We discuss some of your most loved Christmas football traditions/memories, myth-bust the Christmas Truce of 1914 and decide our teams of the decade, as well as …

Episode 8 - Paul Durkin's big day: 16 May 1998

November 15th, 2019


This week TFHB return from our mid-season break! We discuss the exciting news of our upcoming book, hear about some of your most important dates in …

Episode 7 - What Ever Happened to Freddy Adu?

September 24th, 2019


This week is a wonderkids special, TFHB investigating those who made it, those who didn't and some tips for the future! What did Match magazine predict back in 2006? We spend some time reviewing Jonathan Wilson's …

Episode 6 - How Do You Pronounce Crvena Zvezda?!

September 12th, 2019


This week The Football History Boys are talking all things Champions League/European Cup. Previewing the competition kicking-off next week, re-living some of your greatest ever European moments and debating the highly …

Episode 5 - Is Pelé Underrated?

August 31st, 2019


This week The Football History Boys asked our followers for their all-time dream team XI, playing in a 4-3-3 with just one player from each country …

Episode 4 - A Whole Load of VARcle Puns

August 22nd, 2019


The Football History Boys are back from their summer break and we take in the first few weeks of the new season. VAR has hit the headlines and so we …

Episode 3 - Valery Smirnov: Premier League All-Time Top Goalscorer

July 25th, 2019


The Football History Boys bring you an extended episode this week before we head off on holidays. We are looking at the history of transfers through …

Episode 2 - A Football TARDIS

July 17th, 2019


The Football History Boys bring you Episode 2 of our new podcast! We finish off the rest of our 'Wales' Greatest' series, taking some of your …

Episode 1 - Chums with Charles

July 4th, 2019


The Football History Boys begin their journey into the world of podcasting! In our first episode we discuss who TFHB are, look at the first half of our latest 'Wales' Greatest' series, consider sports' history in …

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