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The Young Gaffers | An irreverent look at The Beautiful Game

Jason and Adam might not know everything about football, but they sure think they do. Join “The Young Gaffers” every week as they bring you their refreshing, ridiculous, and uniquely Canadian perspective on all corners of the soccer world. From the Premier League to Major League Soccer to their recreational pub league, nobody is safe from this irreverent look The Beautiful Game.
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Apr 14, 2017

Wherein Our Heroes attempt to decipher the recent incident between Ross Barkley, an unnamed assailant, and a Sun columnist. We debate inclusions and omissions for the PFA Player of the Year Award, weigh in on Arsène Wenger’s future at Arsenal, and celebrate the World Cup bid submitted by our beloved Canada, the United States, and Mexico. Also, we take a moment to reflect on the recent incidents that rocked the football world before Borussia Dortmund’s match with Monaco.

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Apr 8, 2017

Wherein Our Heroes dissect the recently-unveiled Cristiano Ronaldo bust; for the record, we are Having It. Two Toulouse FC players get the sack for attacking a pedestrian with a pellet gun, Vancouver Whitecaps FC can’t compete with Tigres in the CONCACAF Champions League, and Schweinsteiger impresses in his MLS debut. Also, we delve into the seedy world of employment in Ibiza and discover we are just too old for the party life.

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Mar 29, 2017

Wherein Our Heroes play pretend music curators for FIFA 18 and take our rightful place as style mavens. Samir Nasri flips his mega-mansion, Atlanta United FC educate the local media, and Séamus Coleman suffers a horror injury. Icelanders prove to have celebrated their Euro 2016 victory over England by knocking the proverbial boots, resulting in many new sons and dottirs arriving last weekend. Also, we continue to discuss the merits and pitfalls of sitting to urinate.

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Mar 22, 2017

Wherein Our Heroes yet again pull out many tricks: a Deluge of Segments, Mailbag, a Ghanaian Brace, and Canadian Bacon, among others. Chicago complete a bizarre signing by adding Bastian Schweinsteiger to a crowded central midfield, two Ghanaians err in vastly different ways, The Canadian Men’s National Team finally get their man, and Toronto FC are victors over Vancouver Whitecaps at BC Place. Also, inspired by Messi and Suárez, we sing the praises of peeing whilst sitting down, and also recount the filmography of visionary director Jon Turteltaub.

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Mar 15, 2017

Wherein Our Heroes unleash a flurry of segments, including but not limited to Bournemouth’s Joshua King rocking a treble-worthy coif, a Millwall supporter entering the annals of Bartondom for a haymaker thrown after the latest round of FA Cup matches; and, an educated discussion surrounding whether or not Harry Kane should have even started said FA Cup match in the first place. Also, Ibra’s package is apparently huge, Jay DeMerit pitches his latest venture on Dragon’s Den, and surely things can’t get worse for Minnesota United FC. Also, we discuss The Bachelor finale, natch.

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Mar 9, 2017

Wherein Our Heroes delve into the ins and outs of the upcoming MLS season. The youth movement has us excited, we like the cut of Seattle's jib, and peg Toronto FC to take the next step. Minnesota United FC is likely to falter in their inaugural season, we are not having current Bachelor Nick Viall's lotharious ways, and we award a Triple Barton to Orlando City SC, NYCFC, and Atlanta United's supporters. Here's to a great season!

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Mar 2, 2017

Wherein Our Heroes praise Southampton for their efforts in the EFL Cup Final against Manchester United. Crystal Palace’s supporters idiotically vandalize their own club’s coach, Pogba and Fàbregas both achieve incredible milestones, and the right-sleeves of several Premier League clubs look set to be adorned with adverts next season. Also, Claudio Ranieri is finally cut loose by the brass at Leicester; was player power to blame, or Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway?

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Feb 17, 2017

Wherein Our Heroes discuss the merits of Spurs being included in the "Top 6". Freddy Montero makes his return to MLS, while Calgary Foothills F.C. are approved for a women’s team in UWS. Asamoah Gyan faces a reprimand for his “unethical hair”, and a Robbie Brady cracker inspires a glorious verbal slip on Sky. Meanwhile, we continue to hate on The Bachelor and Adam spoils the season premiere of Girls.

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Feb 8, 2017

Wherein Our Heroes cover copious ground on topics vast and interesting, including but not limited to: Anthony Stokes’ suspended sentence for assaulting an Elvis impersonator, Danny Welbeck’s Salt Bae celebration, Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl LI halftime performance, Alexis Sanchez’s dogs, The Bachelor, Leicester backing Claudio Ranieri, and our Canadian Women’s Team bidding a bittersweet adieu to three legends.

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Jan 24, 2017

Wherein Our Heroes are joined by Luke from Omaha to delve into the recent changes to Chinese Super League rules regarding foreign players. Dimitri Payet is ostracized at West Ham and must now create a splinter WhatsApp Group, Wayne Rooney is given kudos for a cracker of a milestone, and Spurs rally to steal a point against Manchester City. Also, we share our idiosyncrasies in light of Ashley Young’s recent revelation…the lad’s got some straight up wacked eating habits.

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Jan 19, 2017

Wherein Our Heroes are joined by longtime contributor and guest host, Brendan. Marco van Basten’s proposed revisions to The Beautiful Game are given the Gaffers Treatment, Juventus, The Old Lady, unveils a radical new badge to mixed reviews, and the Guam Premier Division sees Ashton Surber booked for his post-goal marriage proposal. Also, we assign the greatest nicknames of all time to some of our favourite footy players.

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Jan 12, 2017

Wherein Our Heroes reconvene after a lengthy holiday hiatus. We catch up on television shows (both scripted and unscripted) and attempt, in our Muggle way, to discern several Harry Potter spells. The Real Mike Dean gets mistaken for a real Mike Dean, Will Johnson fires off a parting shot at Toronto FC in our Canadian segment, and William Pottker brandishes his finest wand to celebrate a goal in the Brasilerio Série A. Also, Pardew and Bradley get sacked…can Swans and Crystal Palace turn the tides?

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