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About Beyond The Pitch

About the show

What is Beyond The Pitch?

Our mission.

Beyond The Pitch is a new and creative endeavor that has dedicated itself to the global game from numerous points of view. We not only provide our Anglo and Latin views on the game, but also seek out industry experts to offer their unique perspectives. Our goal is to provide our loyal listeners with numerous voices of analysis and deliver fresh new perspectives.

Your Hosts

Beyond The Pitch has two hosts who bring very different opinions to the analysis, but there are some very interesting similarities too - they both like their idols in red, both like their strikers to be named George, and seriously relate to decorated players never given the privilege of playing for their country in a World Cup Final. Phil is the Manchester United supporter and Anto is the Milanista, and below is the tale of the tape.

George Best George Weah

George Best - Belfast, Northern Ireland
Manchester United (1963–1974), at Old Trafford
361 appearances / 137 goals
International: 37 appearances / 9 goals

Won the European Cup in 1968, and was named the European Footballer of the Year and Football Writers' Association Player of the Year. In 1999, Best was voted 11th at the IFFHS European Player of the Century election.

George Weah - Monrovia, Liberia
AC Milan (1995–2000), at the Milanello
114 appearances / 46 goals
International: 60 appearances / 22 goals

In 1995, he was named FIFA World Player of the Year, European Footballer of the Year, and African Footballer of the Year. Weah is a devoted humanitarian for his war-torn country. At the 2004 ESPY Awards, he won the Arthur Ashe Courage Award for his efforts.

Some background about the podcast.

Our commitment.

If you seriously love football and wish to put all the tribalism aside to engage in the issues affecting this great game — this Beautiful Game — then we are your destination for some of the freshest and most original programming available on the Internet. We'll keep the commentary straight down the middle, examine all sides of an issue and we won't ever resort to cookie-cutter opinions or base stereotypes.

And what's even better: our content will always be free and we assure you that we won't be part of the story.

Beyond the Pitch is what it says it is, it covers every football related issue on and off the pitch. If its happening in football, we're talking about and we're talking about it to the professionals within the game whose job it is to know. Every week will see a variety of topics that will make this program a must from your browser or your iPod.

This broadcast is available free to our listeners and we especially love to hear from you. Is there an issue In the game that you would like to see covered? Just drop a line to us and we will personally respond and do everything we can to assist.

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