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Special Event: Euros 2024: Group Stage

So what if we're halfway through Matchday 2 already? [more inside]
posted by thecaddy on Jun 21, 2024 - 8 comments

Special Event: Copa América 2024: Group Stage

Defending Champion Argentina (and winners of the 2022 World Cup) take on 15 teams from North and South America in an expanded Copa America. [more inside]
posted by thecaddy on Jun 21, 2024 - 3 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: Down to the Wire  Season 3, Ep 8

Wrexham AFC's poor away-game form casts doubt on their chances for promotion, and as the end of the season nears, Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds face some very tough decisions.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Jun 16, 2024 - 1 comment

Welcome to Wrexham: Proper Trouble  Season 3, Ep 7

With a rise in yellow cards and continuing poor form away from home, Wrexham AFC risk being relegated to the playoffs, while the women's side prepare to tackle new challenges.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Jun 8, 2024 - 2 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: Far Away, So Close  Season 3, Ep 6

Wrexham's global impact can be felt as far away as Patagonia and The Gambia, but the team can't seem to win away from the Racecourse.
posted by kitten kaboodle on May 31, 2024 - 2 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: Temporary  Season 3, Ep 5

99-year-old Wrexham fan Arthur Massey reflects on his life as a supporter as his 100th birthday approaches, and the Club continues to struggle with the new Kop football stand.
posted by kitten kaboodle on May 25, 2024 - 2 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: Risky Business  Season 3, Ep 4

The Birthday Prank War between co-chairmen Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds escalates as Wrexham is reminded of the fragility of the city's rebound on and off the field.
posted by kitten kaboodle on May 20, 2024 - 1 comment

Welcome to Wrexham: Notts Again  Season 3, Ep 3

The Wrexham Women's Team adapt to life in the top Welsh league as the men prepare to face Notts County, their fiercest rivals from the National League.
posted by kitten kaboodle on May 12, 2024 - 2 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: Goals  Season 3, Ep 2

New players take the pitch and a shocking departure surprises Wrexham as the team tries to find its footing.
posted by kitten kaboodle on May 4, 2024 - 2 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: Welcome to the EFL  Season 3, Ep 1

Wrexham AFC play a series of summer "friendlies" in America and have a less than friendly return to the English Football League.
posted by kitten kaboodle on May 4, 2024 - 1 comment

Welcome to Wrexham: Up the Town?  Season 2, Ep 15

Season finale. Review here.
posted by jenfullmoon on Nov 15, 2023 - 8 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: Worst Case Scenario  Season 2, Ep 14

With promotion still up in the air, co-chairmen Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds bring in friends and sponsors to help raise the club's profile.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Nov 8, 2023 - 4 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: Family Business  Season 2, Ep 13

Family is everything for the members of Wrexham AFC and we meet the fathers, mothers, daughters, and sons behind some key people.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Nov 8, 2023 - 4 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: Hand of Foz  Season 2, Ep 12

Wrexham AFC and Notts County clash at the Racecourse in the biggest match in the history of the National League.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Nov 2, 2023 - 4 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: Yn Codi  Season 2, Ep 11

The Wrexham Women's Team battle for promotion and try to set a Welsh attendance record at the Racecourse.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Oct 26, 2023 - 7 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: Gresford  Season 2, Ep 10

The darkest day in Wrexham history looms over the team and town as they try to shift to a winning mentality.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Oct 26, 2023 - 4 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: Glove Triangle  Season 2, Ep 9

The return of Rob Lainton complicates the goalie situation while Co-Chairmen Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds make a difficult roster decision.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Oct 19, 2023 - 3 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: The Grind  Season 2, Ep 8

Injuries, the weather, and a brutal schedule test Wrexham AFC as the team enters do or die time.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Oct 19, 2023 - 2 comments

Beckham: Full Series  Season 1, Ep 0

This four-episode documentary series follows the life and career of Mr. Posh Spice, David Beckham. Directed by Fisher Stevens (Short Circuit, Succession, and The Cove), it is an in-depth look at his life both on and off the pitch.
posted by jimw on Oct 16, 2023 - 5 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: Giant Killers  Season 2, Ep 7

The FA Cup provides Wrexham a chance to live up to its storied past and to take on teams playing many leagues above them.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Oct 13, 2023 - 5 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: Ballers  Season 2, Ep 6

The most dominant football team in Wales takes the pitch as they race toward promotion while juggling their day jobs.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Oct 5, 2023 - 6 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: First Losers  Season 2, Ep 5

After a second place finish last season and with Notts County challenging for first place, Wrexham AFC focuses on building a winning mentality.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Sep 29, 2023 - 2 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: Shaun's Vacation  Season 2, Ep 4

Some self-inflicted chaos unfolds in Wrexham thanks to co-chairmen Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney, much to the frustration of Executive Director Humphrey Ker.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Sep 29, 2023 - 4 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: Nott Yet  Season 2, Ep 3

Wrexham are playing well but their hopes for promotion are under threat thanks to the amazing play of a surging rival — Notts County.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Sep 23, 2023 - 1 comment

Welcome to Wrexham: The Quiet Zone  Season 2, Ep 2

Wrexham striker Paul Mullin tackles challenges on and off the pitch; introducing Wrexham superfan Millie Tipping.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Sep 23, 2023 - 4 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: Welcome Back to Wrexham  Season 2, Ep 1

A new football season begins as the town, the team, and owners Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney prepare to welcome King Charles III.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Sep 16, 2023 - 6 comments

Movie: BS High

Follows the investigation which occurred when the Bishop Sycamore Centurions, a presumed high school football team from Columbus, Ohio, took on perennial prep powerhouse, IMG Academy. [more inside]
posted by drewbage1847 on Sep 5, 2023 - 3 comments

Special Event: 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup: The Final!

736 players, 163 goals, 63 games, 32 teams, 2 host countries, and it'll all come down to 1 champion. [more inside]
posted by Superilla on Aug 19, 2023 - 31 comments

Special Event: 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup: Semi-finals

Four teams left. Heartbreak and glory await! [more inside]
posted by Superilla on Aug 14, 2023 - 40 comments

Movie: Untold: Johnny Football

This documentary traces the meteoric rise and precipitous fall of football star Johnny Manziel via interviews with friends, coaches and Manziel himself. [more inside]
posted by box on Aug 13, 2023 - 0 comments

Special Event: 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup: Quarter-finals

We're down to 8 teams. Who will progress to the semi-finals, who will kick (or stomp on) who's butt, and who will have an agonizing penalty loss? [more inside]
posted by Superilla on Aug 10, 2023 - 47 comments

Special Event: 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup: Round of 16

And we're down to 16, with glorious knockout glory awaiting. [more inside]
posted by Superilla on Aug 4, 2023 - 28 comments

Special Event: 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup: Match Day 3

Find out who makes it to the Round of 16! [more inside]
posted by the primroses were over on Jul 30, 2023 - 31 comments

Special Event: 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup: Matchday 2

Wait, it's Matchday 2 already! Join us as the teams overcome their first group stumbles/continue the upset/hold on for another round (strike out as needed). [more inside]
posted by Liesl on Jul 25, 2023 - 32 comments

Special Event: Special Event: 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup: Matchday 1

The Women's World Cup is here, hosted jointly by Australia and New Zealand! Let's set up like last time, with threads for each matchday, and threads for round of 16, quarters, semis, and finals. [more inside]
posted by Liesl on Jul 19, 2023 - 32 comments

Ted Lasso: Mom City  Season 3, Ep 11

Apparently I can't really say much here other than Man City and moms are involved? [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on May 23, 2023 - 129 comments

Ted Lasso: International Break  Season 3, Ep 10

Details inside [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on May 16, 2023 - 96 comments

Ted Lasso: La Locker Room Aux Folles  Season 3, Ep 9

Isaac is feeling quiet and weird towards Colin, which turns into an explosion in the stands. Roy is forced to handle the press conference about it. It's adorable. Things get a little weird for Nate when Rupert wants to party. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on May 9, 2023 - 94 comments

Ted Lasso: We'll Never Have Paris  Season 3, Ep 8

Richmond is winning! So instead the show focuses on Ted angsting about whether or not Michelle will get engaged, Henry visits and wants to watch West Ham, Nate officially has Jade as a girlfriend (I know, folks), Keeley gets hacked and a sexy video of hers goes awry, and most of the football team knows to delete their own shit. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on May 2, 2023 - 85 comments

Ted Lasso: The Strings That Bind Us  Season 3, Ep 7

Beard presents Total Football. Barbara continues to dislike Keeley and her boss-dating ways. Nate tries to get up the nerve to ask Jade out. Jack announces to the office that she and Keeley are dating and love bombs her. Sam gets into political protest again. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Apr 25, 2023 - 93 comments

Ted Lasso: Sunflowers  Season 3, Ep 6

After a loss in a "friendly" exhibition match, Ted lets the team go free for the night with no curfew. In Amsterdam. It's like "Beard After Hours" for almost everyone! AV Club review here. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Apr 19, 2023 - 86 comments

Ted Lasso: Signs  Season 3, Ep 5

Richmond continues its losing streak. Two people score. Three people stomp off and leave. One person softens in their previously icy facade. There's a lot of pee and poop references. Honestly, the episode is pretty shitty (literally). [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Apr 11, 2023 - 86 comments

Top Chef: Spurred Lines  Season 20, Ep 4

After a biscuit-based quickfire (aka cookie in American), the cheftestants head to the Tottenham Hotspur football stadium for a team-based showdown. [more inside]
posted by Superilla on Apr 11, 2023 - 6 comments

Ted Lasso: Big Week  Season 3, Ep 4

Richmond vs. West Ham. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Apr 4, 2023 - 56 comments

Ted Lasso: 4-5-1  Season 3, Ep 3

Welcome Zava! Everyone but Jamie's happy. Sam has a soft opening of his restaurant. Rebecca sees Tish the psychic and freaks out. Ted talks to Jake on the phone and freaks out. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Mar 28, 2023 - 60 comments

Ted Lasso: (I Don't Want To Go To) Chelsea  Season 3, Ep 2

Richmond decides to get a crazy/drama queen/trophy-winning Italian player. Trent Crimm, Independent, embeds with the team to write a book, which Roy is not happy about. Keeley reunites with an old friend and hires her for her organization. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on Mar 21, 2023 - 43 comments

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: The World Cup in Qatar  Season 9, Ep 30

This week... Elon Musk has been running Twitter for three weeks now and it hasn't been going great. And Now: People On TV Have Some Thoughts On Thanksgiving Foods. Main story: the World Cup comes to Qatar, a nation with some serious problems. A million people are coming to a tiny nation that casually threatens journalists, a nation that will now simultaneously host a plethora of human rights abuses and the world's biggest soccer tournament. On Youtube (25 minutes). And Now: People On TV Interrogate The Important Question: Do You Say Pecan Or Pecan. Finally, this is the last episode of Last Week Tonight for the season, and so we return to AI image generation, along with a whole bunch of clowns on unicycles. "Why do unicycles exist?" Why, indeed.
posted by JHarris on Nov 21, 2022 - 3 comments

College GameDay: Week Three - Boone, NC  Season 37, Ep 3

The show goes to see Appalachian State host Troy in the last weekend before conference play begins in earnest, because there are only two games between ranked teams anyway. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Sep 15, 2022 - 2 comments

College GameDay: Week Two - Austin  Books Included   Season 37, Ep 2

Alabama coming to Texas should be a better game than the one we're likely to get, but maybe Pat McAfee will provide some entertainment. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Sep 9, 2022 - 5 comments

College GameDay: Week One - Pittsburgh/Columbus  Show Only   Season 37, Ep 1

We already had a little surprise in Week 0 when Northwestern beat Nebraska, but the season really kicks off tonight with the Thursday slate, including the return of the Backyard Brawl as West Virginia visits #17 Pitt. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Sep 1, 2022 - 3 comments

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