Football Cliches - A show about the language of football

Gloss-adding goals, away fans sucking the ball in and... Nigel, it's Fulham

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Episode notes

The Athletic's Adam Hurrey is joined by Charlie Eccleshare and David Walker for the Adjudication Panel. On the agenda this week: Whether or now away ends can "suck the ball into the net", a very curious usage of "rolling back the years", identifying the most "Crisis? What crisis?" team in the Premier League and an analysis of the footballing phrase "Johnny on the spot".

Meanwhile, the panel decide which goal in a thrashing is the one that "adds gloss" and reflect on a big weekend for the complex concepts of Richard Keys, Arsenal and celebrating.

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