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Fat Lads Go In Goal

By Fat Lads Go In Goal
A football podcast hosted by three unapologetically biased Birmingham City fans.

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FLGIGEp55: What's The Salt For?!
Jack's away but The Fat Lads are joined by special guest Tom Oxland to discuss all things Blues including the loss to Forest, Juke's reputation, Dean's morale boosting and Bowyer's comments on Scott Hogan. Half time sees the return of the Booze League as Tequila gets reviewed and rated by the Lads. Then in the second half Mark forces the boys to play a game of Oxlade, Oxland or Haaland... Finally, it's Tom's duty to ask the questions in this weeks Stats Are For Prats
01:30:60
October 8, 2021
FLGIG Ep54: Tweedle Dumb & Tweedle Dumber
The Fat Lads are in a sombre mood as they discuss the draw with Preston and loss to QPR. They debate formations, selections, Bears and Pokémon before reviewing Kinder Surprise and announcing the Wetty Of The Week at half time. Then in the second half, the Lads play a game of Footballing Smash Or Pass before Mark takes a turn in the quizmaster hit seat in this week's Stats Are For Prats
01:24:52
October 1, 2021
FLGIG Ep53: Ronessi
For the first time this season, all three Lads are fit, healthy and present! This week they discuss the disasterous performance against the Posh, look forward to our games against Preston and QPR and discuss the various points deductions around the league. Toffee Crisp is submitted into the Chocolate League at half time then after the break the Lads answer the biggest question in football (the only way that they can) Messi vs Ronaldo... who's better? Finally it's the long awaited return of Stats Are For Prats as Mark faces off against Jack
01:28:36
September 24, 2021
FLGIG Ep52: Too Good For This
Jack's back! The Walsall starlet joins Pugh for this weeks Fat Lads Go In Goal as they look back to the recent Derby and Fulham games as well as offering preditcions for this weekends clash with the Posh. Bounty is submitted into the half time Chocolate League before the Lads offer up a series of things that are just too damn good for this world...
01:00:12
September 17, 2021
FLGIG Ep51: LIVE!
The Fat Lads are live! Mark and Pugh were joined by a lively comment section for an interactive watch along of the England's clash with Poland. In true Fat Lads fashion, the conversation was about 10% England, 90% every other topic that sprang to mind
02:08:19
September 9, 2021
FLGIG 50th Episode Special: The Deen Deeney
The Fat Lads are 50! This week they talk all things Blues and all things Deeney before moving on to review Snickers and answering a series of fan submitted questions. Who would the lads most like to go on a 3 day bender with and just what is the perfect meal deal...?
01:34:00
September 3, 2021
FLGIG Ep49: Billion Pound Question
This week the Fat Lads are joined by Bristol Rovers fan Lucy Ford to talk all things Blues including our 5 - 0 destruction of Loo'un Town, a cup game we don't really care about and a failed protest. Galaxy caramel is inducted into the Fat Lads chocolate league at half time before talk turns to money, money, money as the Lads and Lucy discuss some insane transfer fees. Then, a challenge is set to spend a fictional £1bn on the Blues. will this money be spent wisely...? Finally, it's Lucy's turn to play quizmaster in this week's Stats Are For Prats. Will Pugh remain victorious...?
01:30:03
August 27, 2021
FLGIG Ep48: Let Down, Again
The Fat Lads are back for the first episode of Season 4! This week kicks off with a rant or two about the shambolic ticketing issues in the Tilton and Kop. The Lads go on to discuss the recent win against Sheffield United and make thier predictions for the Stoke and Bournemouth clashes. Reeses Peanut Butter Cups are inducted into the Fat Lads Confectionary League at half time then in the second half the Lads make their end of season promotion/relegation predictions. Finally, the show ends with Stats Are For Prats. Is this the year Jack finally goes on a winning streak...?
01:27:32
August 13, 2021
FLGIG Ep47: It's Coming Home...?
The Fat Lads are back with their final Euros special! Is it REALLY coming home? How did the Fat Lads fare with their tournament predictions? Who's in the running to be crowned Player Of The Tournament? And which lucky Fat Lad will be at Wembley on Sunday...?
47:23
July 9, 2021
FLGIG Ep46: Negative N*ncey
The Fat Lads are back with episode two of their Euro specials series. This week they look back and review the tournament so far. Who has impressed? Who has failed to deliver? How far will England go? All this and much more will be analysed in in the first half. Then at half time the Lads look at the recent Blues news including the signings of Ryan Woods and Jordan Graham as well as the promotion of Craig Gardner to Technical Director. Then in the second half Mark, Jack and Pugh offer up thier starting XI's for Tuesday's clash with Germany...
01:28:57
June 25, 2021
FLGIG Ep45: Euro 2020 Preview Special
The Fat Lads are back with a new mini series of Euro 2020 special episodes! In the first installment, the Lads preview each team participating in this year's tournament in a way that only the Fat Lads can! They run through each group one by one, stopping only to review England football songs at half time. Pugh also conducts the first ever Fat Lads sweepstake draw where viewers will compete to win 50 whole English pounds! Look out for Episode 2 of the series in a fortnight's time...
01:47:23
June 11, 2021
FLGIG Ep44: #HerGameToo
This week the Fat Lads are joined by Caz May to discuss the #HerGameToo movement. They also announce the winners of the Fat Lads End Of Season Awards and offer their thoughts on the final Beer League Submission; Coors Light. Finally, it's Jack v Pugh in an end of season Stats Are For Prats extravaganza! This is SAFP with a twist...
01:37:00
May 21, 2021
FLGIG Ep43: Football Period Retrospective
The Fat Lads are back to discuss all things Blues including our final game against Blackburn, the resignation of Dong Ren and the rarely seen red away kit. They also offer their personal season reviews and look ahead to next year's campaign. Sol is submitted into the Beer League at half time before the nominees are announced for this year's Fat Lads End Of Season Awards Finally it's Mark vs Pugh in this weeks Stats Are For Prats. Will Pugh retain his crown...? Follow Fat Lads Go In Goal on Twitter @fatladspodcast Merch: www.redbubble.com/people/flgig Please like, share, comment and subscribe for more Fat Lads Go In Goal content!
01:24:25
May 14, 2021
FLGIG Ep42: Ryan Stoke
The Lads are back and mostly clothed as they discuss last weeks loss to Cardiff, question Bowyer's team selection and celebrate the last official appearance of this years Home kit. Brewdog Hazy Jane is submitted into the Beer League at half time before talk turns to the recent Social Media Blackout campaign and the Lads offer suggestions on how to deal with the ever increasing number of horrific DMs and comments received by sporting professional. Finally it's Jack vs Pugh in this week's slightly X-Rated Stats Are For Prats...
01:20:55
May 7, 2021
FLGIG Ep41: My Friend Tom
The Blues are safe! The Fat Lads are back to discuss the win over Derby, Mark's twitter bet and Crispy Pancakes as well as Bowyer's comments on Halilovic, Leko and Miller. Thatchers Rose is inducted into the Best Of The Rest league at half time before talk turns to a Fantasy World Super League as the Lads pick their 12 inagural entrants. Finally it's Mark vs Jack in this weeks Stats Are For Prats! Merch: www.redbubble.com/people/flgig
01:29:49
April 30, 2021
FLGIG Ep40: Carrot Cake & Wine
It's the return of Jack Allen! The Fat Lads are back up to full strength as they look back at the recent results against Rotherham and Nottingham Forest. The Lads also discuss social media criticism of players as well as looking ahead to Saturday's duel with Derby. Red wine is reviewed at half time before talk turns to the ESL as the conversation takes a slightly unexpected twist on the subject involving conspiracy theories and ultimately poses the question "is it REALLY dead..
01:44:22
April 23, 2021
FLGIG Ep39: On All Fours
Jack is away this week so Mark and Pugh take on full Fat Lads duties as they look back at the recent win against Sturrrke. They also discuss Juke's contract extension, Leko's playing ability, Jude's record breaking goal and the post game comments from Michael O'Neill. Holsten Pills is submitted into the Beer League at half time before a mini podcast announcement is made in the final part of the show...
57:04
April 16, 2021
FLGIG Ep38: Girl Power!
The Fat Lads are back in business as they look back at the win against Swansea and draw with Brentford. They discuss the "sale" of the ground, the repairs to the stadium and re evaluate Birmingham City's survival prospects. Red Stripe is submitted into the beer league at half time before talk turns to the BCFC Women's team as resident Women's football expert Chris Pugh analyses the recently leaked letter from the players to the board and gives his honest, educated opinions on it all. Finally, it's Mark v Pugh in this week's Stats Are For Prats...
01:32:50
April 9, 2021
FLGIG Ep37: The Bracket III
The International Break is upon us which can only mean one thing... The Fat Lads Bracket! In part 3 of the series the Lads decide once and for all who the greatest Blues player of their lifetime is. Tsingtao is sampled and submitted into the Beer League at half time along with a selection of Easter treats...
01:35:19
April 2, 2021
FLGIG Ep36: The Dong Plane
The Lads are back once more to look back at the Watford defeat, the protest plane, the passing of Frank Worthington and the postponement of the Rotherham match. Korev is submitted into the Beer League at half time then talk turns to football during the Lockdown Era as the Lads offer 3 things they're lookign forward to once fans return and something they're not quite overjoyed about... Finally, it's Mark vs Jack in this week's Stats Are For Prats
01:34:22
March 26, 2021
FLGIG Ep35: Dear Diary...
It's been an eventful week at Birmingham City Football Club and the boys are back to discuss the worst kept secret in football as Bowyer takes over from Aitor Karanka. They discuss the recent win against Reading as well as THAT celebration. Continuing the celebratory mood, Prosecco and Champagne are reviewed at half time before the boys look at some fan-submitted tweets from this week's Caption Compest! Finally it's Jack vs Pugh in this weeks Stats Are For Prats. Can Jack make it two wins on the bounce...?
01:29:18
March 19, 2021
FLGIG Ep34: Don't Make Me Edit This!
The Fat Lads are back to discuss the loss to Barnsley, Jukey's role in the team and Harlee's heading prowess as well as weighing up Karanka vs Cotterill. Shipyard IPA is then submitted into the half time beer league before talk turns to football's most shocking moments. Finally it's Mark vs Jack in this week's Stats Are For Prats...
01:28:02
March 12, 2021
FLGIG Ep33: Little Bit Bottley
Pugh is back! The Fat Lads are at full strength once more and ready to discuss the recent win over QPR and draw with Huddersfield. Leffe is submitted into the beer league at half time then Pugh is given the spotlight to air his grievences with the last few FLGIG shows. Finally, it's Champion vs Champion in Stats Are For Prats, who will unify the crowns...?
01:28:18
March 5, 2021
FLGIG Ep32: Sky Sports Blues
Woz takes up the guest spot mantle this week as he joins Jack and Mark to discuss the last two games, Karanka's suspect subs, Harlee Dean's video montage and the fan produced banner. Guinness has the honour of being submitted into the Fat Lads Beer League at half time before focus turns to the recents "Decade In Decline" article the on Sky Sports website andtry to pinpoint exactly where things started to go wrong for Birmingham City FC. Finally, Woz plays quizmaster as Mark faces off against Jack once more in this week's Stats Are For Prats.
01:15:43
February 26, 2021
FLGIG Ep31: Embrace The Inevitable
Mark and Jack are joined by Bristol Rovers fan Caz May to discuss the continuing poor run of form, the Spanish N'Doye, Dong Ren's BBC WM interview, a lack of on-field direction and a slightly improved work rate. The Lads then offer their reviews of Fosters before submitting it into the half time beer league. Then talk turns to League One in the second half as Caz attempts to sell lower league football to the Lads whilst they desperatley try to search for positives. Finally, Caz has the honour of playing quizmaster in another Jack v Mark showdown in Stats Are For Prats...
01:12:10
February 19, 2021
FLGIG Ep30: Joe & Away
Mark and Jack are joined by BrummieJoe to discuss the loss to Bournemouth, Karanka's questionable tactics and the upcoming clash with Loo'un Town. Buckfast is entered into the Best Of The Rest league at half time before talk turns to 'away days' as the Lads share their best and worst anecdotes from football on the road. Finally, Joe has the pleasure of playing quiz master as Jack faces off against Mark in a Stats Are For Prats showdown
01:20:52
February 12, 2021
FLGIG Ep29: Feisty Fat Lads
The Fat Lads are back with a fiesty one this week. Fueled by 8% strength lager, the Lads discuss Birmingham City's recent draws with Coventry and Wycombe as well as reviewing the club's transfer dealings and Karanka's position at the club. Skol Super is submitted into the Beer League at half time then after the break the Lads revisit some promotion/relegation predictions from episode 12. Finally, it's Jack's turn to host Stats Are For Prats as Pugh attempts to retain his title
01:29:53
February 5, 2021
FLGIG Ep28: Play 'Til They Score
The Fat Lads are back to discuss the latest goings on at the club and on the pitch, starting with a victory over Boro and the recent defeat to Preston. They comment on new loan signing Rakeem Harper as well as looking at the state of the pitch and Karanka's current win/loss percentage. Supermarket Value lager is reviewed at half time and the winner of the Skinny Lager competition is announced. Then in the second half the Lads revisit the Fat Lads Transfer Rumour Challenge before finishing up with Stats Are For Prats
01:31:08
January 22, 2021
FLGIG Ep27: Do You Care?
The Fat Lads are joined by Woz to look back at the weekends FA Cup loss to Manchester City as well as discussing a couple of tweets from a tabloid joirnalist, the current ownership situation and our upcoming fixture with Boro. Then Skinny Lager gets reviewed and submitted into the halftime Beer League before Mark issues Pugh and Jack with the Fat Lads Rumour Mill Challenge. Finally, Woz takes on the role of quizmaster as Pugh attempts to hold on to his Stats Are For Prats crown
01:27:35
January 15, 2021
FLGIG Ep26: Award Show Special
The festive period is over and the Fat Lads are back to discuss a pretty depressing run of poor form as well as this week's showdown against a little northern club called Manchester City. San Miguel gets submitted into the Beer League at half time then in the second half the Lads announce the winners and losers of this year's prestigious End Of Year Awards. Finally, after a crippling pre-Christmas defeat, it's Mark's turn to play quizmaster in this week's Stats Are For Prats as Pugh attempts to retain his title...
01:33:24
January 8, 2021
FLGIG Ep25: The Christmas Special
In their last show before Christmas, the Lads are back to discuss all things Blues including the losses to Watford and Cardiff, Karanka's new positive approach and the constant penalty rollercoaster. The festive beverage 'Snowball' is reviewed at half time before Mark unleashes his Magnum Opus on his two unsuspecting podcasters and forces them to perform the Fat Lads Nativity. Finally, all Pugh wants for Christmas is to win Stats Are For Prats. Will he get his wish...?
01:14:58
December 18, 2020
FLGIG Ep24: Wetty Little Millennials
This week the Lads are joined by Woz to discuss a very eventful week at the Blues. Amstel is submitted into the beer league at half time before attention turns to the Blues academy in the second half. Finally we end with Stats Are For Prats. Will Mark retain his crown once more....?
01:33:40
December 11, 2020
FLGIG Ep23: Questions & Arguments
It's a fiesty one this week as the Fat Lads lock horns over Karanka's tactics, dull football and a series of poor results. There's a review of Camden Hells at half time before a viewer submitted Q&A session in the second half. Finally, it's Jack's turn to host Stats Are For Prats as Mark attempts to retain his crown once more
01:27:11
November 26, 2020
FLGIG Ep22: The Roots
This week the Fat Lads are joined by Woz the Beer Fairy to talk all things Blues; including the loss to Bournemouth, Hogan's first goal of the season and the squad's hidden fire power. At half time the Lads review Peaky Blinder lager before turning the discussion to Jude Bellingham, academies and grass roots football in the second half. Woz is the quiz master on this week's Stats Are For Prats. Will Mark retain his crown....?
01:19:47
November 12, 2020
FLGIG Ep21: The Final Minute
The Fat Lads are back to analyse the positives and negatives from Birmingham's win over Preston and defeat at the hands of Wycombe. At half time the fan-selected Carlsberg gets added to the Fat Lads Beer League before the second half discussion turns to memorable last minute winners and equalisers. Finally, it's Jack's turn to play quizmaster on this week's Stats Are For Prats
01:23:46
November 6, 2020
FLGIG Ep 20: Make Your Mind Up!
The Lads look back at our last two games and talk all things Blues including Scott Hogan's confidence, Ivan Sanchez's silky skills, San Jose's vision and the arrival of Pato...?!
01:23:49
October 30, 2020
FLGIG Ep19: Meltdown!
The Lads look back at our two recent 1 - 0 losses and address the pros and cons of our current squad before discussing the current social media meltdown amongst a small section of the fan base. Skol gets submitted into the Fat Lads Beer League before the topic turns to Project Big Picture and the European League Proposal. Finally, it's Jack's turn to be quizmaster in this week's Stats Are For Prats...
01:17:46
October 22, 2020
FLGIG Ep18: The Bracket II
FLGIG Ep18: The Bracket II is up now! Just who is the greatest European Premier League import ever? And more importantly; Who's most likely to win I'm A Celebrity....? (This one's really not for kids)
01:34:47
October 15, 2020
FLGIG Ep17: The Life Of Riley
This week the Fat Lads discuss the recent draw with Sturke and question where our goals are going to come from before taking a look at the recent interview faux pas by Riley McGree. At half times there's a review of Erdinger and... coffee?! Then in the second half the boys lay the groundwork for next week's bracket episode and discuss the greatest European Prem imports ever. Finally, will Jack retain his Stats Are For Prats title...?
01:13:23
October 9, 2020
FLGIG Ep16: A Pint Of Heineken & A Packet Of Minstrels
This week the Fat Lads look back at the weekend's draw with Rotherham as well as discussing the pros and cons of BluesTV. They also question what it means to be a "fan" or a "supporter" before offering up a half time beer review of Motion IPA by Attic Brew Co. Then in the second half the Fat Lads offer their picks of the window as they discuss the top transfers in the Premier League and Championship so far. Finally, they end with Stats are for Prats. Is this the week Jack finally wins one...?
01:26:22
October 1, 2020
FLGIG Ep15: Still Closed
Following BoJo's announcement that sport is to remain behind closed doors for the foreseeable future, the Fat Lads look at the implications for football as well as the impact on the fans. They also review the Swansea game and look forward to Rotherham at the weekend as well as offering thoughts on the most recent signing.
01:17:40
September 25, 2020
Ep 14: A Little Help From My Friend
FLGIG Ep14: A Little Help From My Friend This week the Fat Lads discuss the recent win over Brentford as well as assessing the impact of our new signings. Then after a mid-show Twitter announcement from the Blues, they also give their live reactions to the signing of Scott Hogan. After a half time review of Rattler Cyder, the Lads then offer up their promotion/relegation predictions before ending the show with another round of Stats Are For Prats
01:15:42
September 17, 2020
Ep 13: Dong Ren: GIF Machine
The Fat Lads are back! After a short hiatus Mark, Jack and Pugh return to discuss all things Blues including new signings, the new season and the recent defeat to Cambridge United. Then at half time they submit their reviews of Peroni into the Beer League and announce the winner of this week Blues shirt competition. In the second half the Fat Lads discuss Dong's new stance on social media PR before ending with another round of Stats Are For Prats
01:17:28
September 10, 2020
Retired
This week the Fat Lads give a mini season review, discuss the possible  arrival of Karanka and question the players passion. Then in the second half the Lads are talking all things Jude Bellingham  including the mural, the tweets and a heated debate around the retiring  of Jude's number.
01:23:54
July 30, 2020
What is it good for?
This week the Fat Lads discuss the continuing poor run of Blues results and question just how close we really are to relegation; and whether it truly would be the end of the world. Then in the second half the discussion gets a bit heated as the focus turns to VAR...
01:24:10
July 15, 2020
Fat Lads Feeling Blue
The Fat Lads are joined by Emily Drakeley to discuss all things Blues! Including the failing project restart, the current state of the squad and Pep's potential replacement.  There's a halftime review of Staropramen and then in the second half the Lads and Drake discuss perceptions of women in football media before ending with another Blues focuses round of Stats Are For Prats.
01:30:09
July 9, 2020
Liverpool City Don't Want It!
This week the Fat Lads question why teams are so determined to play in  the Championship next season as Premier League relegation battlers and  Championship promotion candidates alike seem intent on dropping points  wherever possible! Then, following Liverpool's title win, the Lads create their combined  best Man City 17/18 + Liverpool 19/20 XI's before ending with another  round of Stats Are For Prats
01:15:45
July 2, 2020
Fat Lads' Prem Picks
This week the Fat Lads are joined by Blackburn Rovers reporter Jaquob  Crooke to discuss the closed-door era of the Premier League and  Championship; including crowd noise, drinks breaks and extra subs. Then  the Lads pick their individual best Premier League winning teams and  argue it out to decide whose is the pick of the bunch...
01:37:05
June 24, 2020
Fat Lads Bracket Volume. 1
The lads are back with the goal of deciding once and for all just who is the greatest British Premier League player ever! With a Fat Lads twist... They also face the toughest beer league review to date as they take on the dreaded Carling and end with a relegation themed Stats Are For Prats.
01:33:24
June 17, 2020
The Day Football Broke The Fat Lads
The Fat Lads are joined by Caz J May to discuss some footballing  heartbreaks. The guys look at domestic, amateur and international  failings as well as updating this week's Beer League before rounding off  with a special guest presented Stats Are For Prats.
01:28:30
June 10, 2020
Fat Lads Get Ready To Return
Following the news that the Premier League and Championship seasons are due to restart, the Fat Lads predict the final league table as well as looking at the importance of safety and some key matchups. They also offer some thoughts on this week's chosen beer and end with a La Liga themed Stats Are For Prats.
01:21:37
June 3, 2020
Fat Lads Behind Closed Doors
This week the lads talk about football's future behind closed doors as  well as looking at how other sports have coped with the lack of crowds.  They also look at the revival of the Bundesliga and use a recent social  media flow chart to determine which three lucky German clubs earn the  Fat Lads seal of approval...
01:09:26
May 27, 2020
Fat Lads Derby Discussion
This week the boys look at the origins of the football derby, the  factors that determine how 'good' a derby is and what they mean to the  fans. They then go on to create their own tier list as well as updating  the beer league and finishing the show with another round of Stats Are  For Prats.
01:15:06
May 20, 2020
The Root Of All Evil
Following on from last week's discussion on how to end the leagues, the  boys look at modern football wages and the potential introduction of a  salary cap. They also begin to create their own League of Beers and  round off the show with another edition of Stats Are For Prats.
01:03:33
May 14, 2020
The End Is Near...?
Welcome to Fat Lads Go In Goal. A podcast about football by 3 unapologetically biased Birmingham City fans. In the pilot episode the boys look at the current state of leagues around the world and how to go about completing them.
48:53
May 5, 2020