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Did Michail Antonio make the right choice in choosing to play for Jamaica over England? Do FIFA residency rules need to be changed?

In this episode Straight Shootin' LJA discusses West Ham United forward Michail Antonio choosing to represent Jamaica over England. SSLJA looks at whether Antonio has…

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Is it too late to stop the Qatar 2022 World Cup? Was Norway & Germany's support of migrant workers a token gesture from football?

In this episode Straight Shootin' LJA discusses Norway and Germany's international sides recently wearing t-shirts showing support for abused & deceased migrant workers…

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Did Cristiano Ronaldo's disallowed goal v Serbia expose the disconnection between football's governing bodies?

In this episode Straight Shootin' LJA discusses Cristiano Ronaldo's controversially disallowed late goal in Portugal's 2-2 draw with Serbia, in their world cup qualifier for the Qatar 202…

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In this Pitch Talk Special Feature segment SSLJA & JBK to discuss the underrepresentation of people from BAME (Black and Minority Ethnic) backgrounds in Women's football.

0:00 Intro & Lack of representation as a barrier to entry
4:00 Damaged perception of Women's football after Aluko & Spence vs …

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Welcome to Coaching with JBK, a vlog/podcast from FA Qualified and Licensed Football Coach Jaymie Bailey aka JBK giving his views on matches and issues from the Mens and Women's game.

In this episode JBK discusses results from March 17th to March 21st in the FA WSL giving his views, analysis and m…

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In this Pitch Talk Special Feature segment SSLJA & JBK to discuss the underrepresentation of people from BAME (Black and Minority Ethnic) backgrounds in Women's football.

0:00 - Intro, background and context
3:35 - JBK's opening views on the current England squad & the lack of diversity
9:29 - Te…

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In this upcoming 2 part Pitch Talk Special Feature segment, SSLJA & JBK to discuss the underrepresentation of people from BAME (Black and Minority Ethnic) backgrounds in Women's football.

In part 1 (To be released on 24-03-2021) SSLJA and JBK discuss reasons why people from BAME backgrounds lack …

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In this special 50th episode of the Straight Shootin' View, SSLJA welcomes fellow Pitch Talk Co-host JBK to discuss the underrepresentation of BAME people in football management and if the controversial Rooney Rule is really a true solution to this issue.

0:00 Intro
1:02 - Rooney Rule history and…

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What are the Top 5 Non FIFA video games SSLJA has played?

In this episode of The Straight Shootin' View Top Picks, SSLJA discusses his picks (and honourable mentions) of the best Non FIFA video games that he played from (mainly) 1994-2002 (some games are from earlier than 94).

SSLJA looks at why …

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Welcome to Coaching with JBK, a vlog/podcast from FA Qualified and Licensed Football Coach Jaymie Bailey aka JBK giving his views on matches and issues from the Mens and Women's game.

In this episode JBK discusses results from March 14th to March 8th in the FA WSL giving his views, analysis and mo…

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Do you favour taking a set piece quickly, or waiting for the refs whistle? Do you prefer a high defensive line, or a deep one?

In this episode Straight Shootin' LJA discusses playing high defensive lines, their strengths & weaknesses and also the potential advantages of taking quick set pieces for…

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Will a joint UK & Republic of Ireland World Cup 2030 bid be successful?

In this episode Straight Shootin' LJA discusses the joint World Cup 2030 bid involving the UK (England, Wales, Scotland & Northern Ireland) and Republic of Ireland.

SSLJA discusses previous World Cup bids including the failed…

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Did Lee Mason's double whistle blow mistake that led to Lewis Dunk's free kick being disallowed, cost Brighton the game v West Brom?

In this episode Straight Shootin' LJA discusses the controversy around Lee Mason blowing his whistle twice in quick succession, which led to mass confusion and a Lew…

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Who makes SSLJA's best Liverpool XI from 1994-2020?

In this episode of The Straight Shootin' View Top Picks, inspired by Da Gman's Greatest Arsenal 11 episode of Five Minutes with Da G, SSLJA discusses his picks (and honourable mentions) of his favourite Liverpool FC XI during the time he's suppor…

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In this episode JBK explores how the modern game has transitioned in the last few years from teams generally playing with a back 3 + GK, to playing with a back 4 + GK and the importance of balance at the back between the defence and midfield when attacking.

JBK also talks about wing backs the impo…

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This weeks Five Minutes With Da Gee! DaGman shares his views on Footballers taking a Knee and what sort of impact he feels it has had on the English game. This topic has been very divisive which players recently speaking out about having to take the knee, feeling that the impact has been lost from …

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Will FIFA really ban players from the World cup if they play in a rumoured breakaway European Super League?

In this episode Straight Shootin' LJA discusses the threat by FIFA of banning players from the World Cup if they play in a rumoured breakaway European Super League.

SSLJA discusses whether …

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Liverpool FC and their recent dip in form, is the manager distracted, is Alisson trying too hard to correct his mistakes & causing more?

Our co-host SSLJA discusses his beloved Reds and looks again at their recent poor form and reasons for it, including a recent bereavement for manager Jurgen Klop…

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Welcome to Coaching with JBK, a vlog/podcast from FA Qualified and Licensed Football Coach Jaymie Bailey aka JBK giving his views on matches and issues from the Mens and Women's game.

In this episode JBK discusses the weekend of February 7th 2021 in the FA WSL giving his view on results and more.

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Feb. 5, 2021

What is Pitch Talk?

What is Pitch Talk? And where can you find us?

We are fans of football (soccer) dropping videos and vlogs on the beautiful game.

We tackle (pun intended) stories and issues on and off the pitch from tactical breakdowns and transfers, to how football affects society, politics of the game and eve…

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Welcome to Coaching with JBK, a vlog/podcast from FA Qualified and Licensed Football Coach Jaymie Bailey aka JBK giving his views on matches and issues from the Mens and Women's game.

In this episode JBK discusses the tactical evolution of the no.10 role as a position. Focusing on the departure of…

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Players being abused on social media, do the powers that be in football & Government need to do more & do the media have a part to play?

In this episode Straight Shootin' LJA discusses the issue of players being abused on social media recently, including Marcus Rashford, Reece James & others, and …

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This weeks Five Minutes With Da Gee! See's the Dagman discussing his views on squad rotation and what he calls Open Rotation. He's also joined by Pitch Talk co-hosts Straight Shootin' LJA and JBK, there are also views by Guru43 and J-Dadz.

0:00:00 - It's your boy DaGman...
0:00:59 - Open Rotation

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Welcome to Coaching with JBK, a vlog/podcast from FA Qualified and Licensed Football Coach Jaymie Bailey aka JBK giving his views on matches and issues from the Mens and Women's game.

In this episode JBK discusses the month of January 2021 in the FA WSL giving his view on results and more.

For mo…

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