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He’s got a pineapple on his head! (01/06/11)

In Pod 50, the final show, the lads acclaim the newly crowned kings of Europe Barcelona – and talk play-off joy for Swansea, Peterborough and Stevenage… plus we play the final round of 20 Questions! Thanks for listening this season, … Continue reading

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I was ready to headbutt the TV myself

In Pod 49, the boys are emotionally drained after an incredible Survival Sunday – and talk all things relegation for Blackpool and Birmingham, plus the play-off finals and the sacking of Carlo Ancelotti. You can subscribe to the OptaJoke Podcast on … Continue reading

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Toppo’s Top Tens – All-English European Ties

The latter stages of the Champions League are upon us with the quarter-finals being played out this week. One fixture which stood out for domestic fans was Chelsea vs Manchester United. United progressed to the semi-finals with a 3-1 aggregate … Continue reading

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Flashback: Real vs Bayern (2000)

Eleven years ago this week Real Madrid met Bayern Munich for the first of what would be four times that season in the second group stage. Continue reading

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One more trip around the sun

Today’s tie between Inter Milan and Bayern Munich is the rarest of Champions League treats – a rematch between the previous season’s finalists. Continue reading

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Real look to knock-out the jinx

Two awful statistics should be haunting Real Madrid before their first round knock-out match up against Olympique Lyonnais. Continue reading

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So, you think you know Barcelona?

Barcelona, the team that play football the way it is meant to be played has a surprisingly poor away record in the Champions League. Continue reading

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