The Football History Boys

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.


13 - #TFHBsGreatest’s International Sides of All-Time
May 4 • 44 min
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 entered the competition and via Twitter we have narrowed it down to a last 4. With the final coming, we stop…
12 - Curry with Chips, Rice or Half and Half?
Apr 22 • 52 min
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 of your questions: What would be moment 51 of the book? What do we make of football’s hooligan…
11 - Yes, but did Pelé ever have a Hal Robson-Kanu moment?!
Feb 19 • 78 min
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 with our (Gareth’s!) impassioned…
10 - Review of the Decade: Oh My Days Zlatan Ibrahimović!
Dec 31, 2019 • 63 min
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 the decade? What was the biggest…
9 - Christmas Special: Tis the Season to Play Football
Dec 6, 2019 • 58 min
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 listening to your teams too. Plenty…
8 - Paul Durkin’s big day: 16 May 1998
Nov 15, 2019 • 50 min
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 the history of the beautiful game, discuss the ever present VAR and reminisce upon the career of love…
7 - What Ever Happened to Freddy Adu?
Sep 24, 2019 • 58 min
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 brilliant new book ‘The Names Heard Long…
6 - How Do You Pronounce Crvena Zvezda?!
Sep 12, 2019 • 54 min
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 controversial (yet inevitable)…
5 - Is Pelé Underrated?
Aug 31, 2019 • 58 min
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 and a player representing their own country. After almost 200 replies we have complied your list into a…
4 - A Whole Load of VARcle Puns
Aug 22, 2019 • 54 min
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 discuss other moments in the history of the beautiful game where off-field rule changes made an impact on…
3 - Valery Smirnov: Premier League All-Time Top Goalscorer
Jul 25, 2019 • 73 min
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 time, starting back in the 19th century & bringing things up to the modern day. We also debate our top 3…
2 - A Football TARDIS
Jul 17, 2019 • 59 min
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 opinions on who should be considered the best, we step inside our Football TARDIS and head back to famous matches…
1 - Chums with Charles
Jul 4, 2019 • 55 min
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 schools today and chat about the…