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Four friends in Toronto passionately discuss and analyze the latest news from the world of football, including major stories across the European Leagues, MLS, and international competitions. Here to inform, entertain and change the perception of football coverage from North America. Check out www.underthecoshblog.com for the full experience.

Audio: A Look Back At All The Premier League Action

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 03: Diego Costa of Chelsea celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea at Etihad Stadium on December 3, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

The Coshcast is here, ladies and gentlemen so grab the beverage of your choice and settle in. We’ve gone for tea, in case you were wondering. We start with the Premier League, where Pep peppers Chelsea’s goal but finds out the Costa his side’s wastefulness, Liverpool realise there’s only so far Matip can Karius and, speaking of goalkeepers, even Stekelenberg …

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Audio: International Week Review & Manchester United Vs Arsenal Preview

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna, Austria 12/11/2016 Austria vs Republic of Ireland Ireland's James McClean celebrates scoring the opening goal of the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

The international break hasn’t broken the most international of podcasts, although, to be honest, it nearly did. We’ll start with England as the fluffy Three Lions get three headers against Scotland in a battle between north and Southgate, the Republic of Ireland brush off their opposition as James McClean bristles, we glance at South America where Tite teaches the Argentines …

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Audio: Sunday Was A Great Day For ‘Football Einsteins’

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 23: Eden Hazard of Chelsea celebrates scoring his sides third goal with his team mates during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on October 23, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Welcome to Coshcast season 4, episode 11. We start this week’s show with the Premier League, where Manchester United are so clueless against Chelsea that they make the invasion of Iraq look strategic and well planned, City suffer from loose Stones, Liverpool Coutinho to impress and Swansea and Watford play out an epic thril… We’re just kidding, we’re not going …

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The Coshcast: Red Monday, Red Icardi

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 24: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Manchester United reacts during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Leicester City at Old Trafford on September 24, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

This week on the Coshcast: Liverpool and Manchester United share similarities with abstinence in that both are anti-climax. José Mourinho spoils Liverpool’s party again but only by a David de Gea’s breath, while Chelsea do to Leicester what everyone did to them last season. Bob Bradley wears a pullover but can’t pull one over on old Arsene, and Manchester City ask …

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The Coshcast: A Footballing Smorgasbord

Welcome to this week’s Coshcast! We start in the Premier League where Tottenham adopt alleged CIA methods by suffocating Manchester City to within an inch of their life to establish a lead, Liverpool seal a run-of-the-Milner victory over Swansea, Arsenal’s Oxlade Chamberlain demonstrates how to win while being tragically incompetent and Chelsea turn to Moses to lead them to the …

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Coshcast: Premier League Weekend Review

Liverpool

Welcome to season 4, episode 7 of the Coshcast! On this week’s episode: Jose Mourinho drops Wayne Rooney and the resulting earthquake changes the footballing landscape radically enough that it allows Arsenal to finally and emphatically defeat Chelsea. At Anfield, Jurgen Klopp’s Redmen give out a Hull of a beating, leaving Mike Phelan a little down on his birthday, City wring …

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Coshcast: Premier League Weekend Review

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 10: Roberto Firmino of Liverpool scores his sides fourth goal during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Leicester City at Anfield on September 10, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Welcome to season 4, episode 5!  It was an action-packed Saturday in the Premier League as Pep’s City play football from another planet and leave Manchester United very much like Saturn – with rings run around them, despite Claudio Bravo’s best attempts to ruin everything. Elsewhere, Watford stage a comeback as big as Troy Deeney while Daniel Sturridge encourages for …

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Coshcast: The International Break, Transfer Deadline Day & The Manchester Derby

TRNAVA, SLOVAKIA - SEPTEMBER 04: Sam Allardyce manager of England looks on from the touchline during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group F qualifying match between Slovakia and England at City Arena on September 4, 2016 in Trnava, Slovakia. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Welcome to episode 4 of season 4. It may be international weekend in football but it’s always international weekend on the Coshcast as a Nigerian, Egyptian, Indian and Brit take you through the latest news. But we’re all Canadian too, eh? It was a transfer deadline day to remember as Chelsea spent £30 million on David Luiz, Spurs decide they just must have …

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