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The Hard Truth - Inside the Football Industry with Darragh MacAnthony

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Having bought a professional football club Peterborough United aged 29 and been in the game for nearly 15 years Darragh shares his opinions on all things football as well as business discussion in this weekly podcast.Brutally honest, direct opinion and insight of what happens behind the scenes, not … read more

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EP36: Accrington, Burnley, Sheffield Wednesday, and More!

Peterborough United Chairman Darragh MacAnthony and Bradford City supporter Philip Ideson give insight on the "Hard Truths" behind the football industry via this weekly podcast 🎙️⚽🏢

On this week's episode...

- Refereeing performances

- Can Accrington maintain their run into the playoffs?

- Is the FA Cup being devalued?

- Why do most transfer window deals get done close to the deadline. 

- The financing behind Burnley's purchase

- The US political situation

- Sheffield Wednesday hiring and firing Tony Pulis 


- and much more...

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Follow Phil at @pideson 

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