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“Punch Drunk Love”

Season 3, Ep. 34

Another late win, this time against the elite warriors of Luton Town. We discuss Bissouma’s fall and Brennan’s rise, wonder what to do with Kulu, marvel at our magnificent captain, and beg Tottenham to play more than 15 minutes of amazing football per game — especially with West Ham coming up. Pop quizzes, culture, apologies to parents and first time outings at the stadium for HG offspring: it’s all here. 


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  • 38. “No Sleep”

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    The gang assemble for possibly our last peaceful pod on this earth. Yes, it’s the NLD this weekend and nothing can stop it from happening. We share memories of past trauma, choose the player we most need to have a Big Game, and Billie, Lauren and Sam tell the fanbase (and Rosa) to get its act together. We have a look back at Spurs Women’s draw at Man Utd (and hope we can iron out the last wrinkles before we meet again in the final) and forward to Brighton at the weekend. We wrap it all up with some culture before we head off to make the appropriate offerings to our gods: the San Ti aren’t coming to save us from this one. Follow us on Twitter: @_HometownGloryThe team on Twitter: Ash, Billie, Charlie, Rosa, Sam and Tom... And we're on Instagram: @_hometownglorygram
  • 37. “Euphoria”

    01:18:46
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