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S2 E56 - F*** off Chelsea

PLOT: What a load of sh**e that was eh? The Podders discuss the terrible 2-0 to the Chelsea scumbags. They discuss whether Mourinho picking the same side game after game is really that sensible, where is the tactical improvements we are expecting? They question the attitude of our players and look at the self inflicted goals we conceded today.
CREW: Franco (London, South stand ST holder) hosts and is joined by The Harlow Globetrotter (Vienna) and Seb Short (not as far up north as the Caller) makes his debut on the review pod
PRODUCTION: Produced, Recorded and Edited by Franco. Cover design by Franco

S2 E55 - Will Jose make Frank sing the blues?

PLOT: It's master vs apprentice at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. The podders discuss the arrival of Frank Lampard's young side. They discuss tactics, the key battles in midfield and who is likely to feature. They also debate which player has improved the most under Jose, and discuss our chances against RB Leipzig following the Champions League draw.

CREW: Brendan (Brasil Spurs) hosts and is joined by Shawn Williacy (Toronto Spurs) and the long awaited return of The Cheese Room's very own man of the cloth, the whiskey-loving cheese-head pastor... Father Nick Kersten (Wisconsin).

PRODUCTION: Produced, recorded and edited by Brendan. Cover design by Brendan 

S2 E54 - Spurs keep Wolves from the door

PLOT: Another 6 pointer, this time against Wolves, and we won!!!  It was far from convincing though and the podders look at the good and the bad in this important victory.  The midfield pairing comes under some scrutiny as we look at who is our best midfield two.  Just how important this victory and the next game could be in context of the season is examined.

CREW: Franco (ST Holder, London) hosts and is joined by regular match analyst The Harlow Globetrotter (Vienna) and The Caller (Up North)

PRODUCTION: Produced, Recorded and Edited by Franco.  Cover design by Franco

S2 E53 - Wolves (A) Preview

Plot/Cast: Aviva (Atlanta Spurs), is joined by Shawn Williacy (Toronto Spurs) and newcomer Jarrett Maki, of Detroit Spurs to look ahead to Wolves this weekend. We consider some Wolves players to watch out for, their tendency to score a lot of goals in second halves, and ponder the possibility of Foyth at CDM. In addition, Jarrett is nudged into ruminating on the origins of his awesome name and Aviva gets a lesson on Canadian thanksgiving.

Production: The show was produced by Aviva and the Americas Cheese Room crew; and was edited by Aviva, with cover design by her too.

S2 E52 - Lessons learned in Munich?

PLOT: In his post match interview Mourinho said that he had 'learned a lot' from the 3-1 loss to Bayern Munich, what exactly that was we'll have to wait and see.  The podders look at what could be learned from a game with several changes and key players missing.  We hear what the away day experience was like from our man on the ground SJB, and a Siberian madman rants about Eriksen.

CREW: Brendan McGerty (Brazil Spurs) hosts with Gary Stevens (Spurs Legend) giving his critical insight.  Simon J Burrows (ST Holder)  gives us the run down on the away day experience in Munich and Vlad (Siberia) hacks into the pod to rant a bit.

PRODUCTION: Produced, Recorded and Edited by Brendan.  Cover design by Brendan.

S2 E51 - Sensational Sonaldo

PLOT: The Podders review the sensational 5-0 win against Burnley.  This performance was like night and day compared to midweek and the reaction to the poor performance is welcome.  The podders gush over how amazing sons goal was, as well as pointing out just how hot Kane has actually been this season.  They also look forward to the Bayern game and discuss whether we should expect to see some of the fringe players getting minutes as Jose sticks with consistency in the league.

CREW: Franco (ST Holder, London) hosts and is joined by Brendan McGerty from Brazil Spurs and Glen Whall (Tottenham resident) from the Facebook page/group Spurs Updates.

PRODUCTION: Produced, Recorded and Edited by Franco.  Cover design by Franco

S2 E50 - Burnley Preview

Plot: Aviva is back from finishing off Thanksgiving leftovers to preview this weekend's match as we welcome Burnley to N17. She is joined by the one and only Dave Bolton (Boston Spurs); and making his Americas Cheeseroom debut, from Stamford Spurs in Connecticut, Mr. Stefano Michelagnoli! (Aviva doesn’t even try to pronounce it, can you?). We look at our record against the Clarets and ponder whether we might see the return of "one Aaron Lennon". Also, we look at the Spurs midfield and Dave finally gives us his, his long-awaited thoughts, on Jose. Strap in! 
Production: The episode was produced by Aviva, Brendan and the Americas Cheese Room crew; edited by Aviva, with cover design by Aviva too. 

S2 E49 - Arrogance cost us?

PLOT: Dele said in his post match interview that arrogance may have cost us and Jose said that maybe we were complacent.  One thing is for sure, we were pretty bad.  The Jose revolution came to a sudden halt as we lost 2-1 away to his former club, Man Utd.  The Podders discuss the game in detail, looking at the major talking points and pointing the finger of blame at our right sided defensive players.  Gary gives us some positives as only he can and Mr Jolly eats some humble pie as he reflects on his pre-game predictions.

CREW: Franco (ST Holder, London) gets to host a midweek show for once and is joined by Podcast founder Mr Jolly (Oz Spurs) and Spurs Legend and UEFA cup winner Mr Gary Stevens.

PRODUCTION: Produced by Mr Jolly, Recorded and Edited by Franco.

S2 E48 - Lads It’s Man United

Plot: This episode is set to the backdrop of the wheels falling off Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United bus. Meanwhile, Jose rolls up in his Ferrari with Dele Alli riding shotgun and giving them the bird, while both of them shout “Bus Wankers” at their dodgy gaffer, injured wantaway bandit Paul Pogba, and the super-mega-fugly Phil Jones (who’s pulling one of them faces). The podders discuss some of Man Utd’s dodgy players, whether OGS will make it past the next two games if he loses them, their formations, tactics and threats, and ask if they actually have a midfield. Our own potential lineup, and tactics are discussed too of course, and there’s also time for listener questions from the Cheese Heads via our Facebook page post.

Cast: Legendary OzSpurs organiser, longtime season ticket holder (1990’s) and former Loughton resident Paul Fellowes, is joined by a special guest, the Cheese Room’s new match review article writer Sebastian Short (UK), who will be at the United away game in the away end; alongside Cheese Room founder and Sydney harbour diver, Mr. Jolly.

Production: The show was produced by Mr. Jolly & Paul Fellowes; sound edited by Paul; with cover design by Luke Harper from from a Mr. Jolly concept.    

S2 E47 - We’re all having a party because Sissoko scored a goal!

PLOT: Two league games into Jose's reign and two 3-2 scorelines, HG doesn't mind as long as we're winning but the podders discuss why we currently seem to be back in the Ardiles era in terms of scorelines.  Another great performance by Dele is examined, as well as what seems to be a fairly consistent formation and tactics under Mourinho.  The team also look ahead to the game against Man Utd on Wednesday.

CREW: Franco (South stand ST Holder) hosts and is joined by The Harlow Globetrotter (Vienna) and Benny Heidelbach (Denmark)

PRODUCTION: Produced, Recorded and Edited by Franco.  Cover design by Franco