The Cheese Room Podcast (THFC)

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The Cheese Room Podcast is a Tottenham Hotspur fan podcast that comes to you from all corners of the globe. The weekend review show from Europe and the midweek show from the Americas with an occasional appearance from our friends down under! Have a listen for all things Spurs!

S3 E71 - Top four is all over now
Last Sunday at 12:59 AM

PLOT: The Podders review the 3-1 defeat to Leeds in the Premier league. The discuss Dier, who this week said his mistakes were exaggerated, and then went and made two mistakes that allowed us to concede goals. They also discuss Bale and his future after a largely anonymous performance today. They also discuss the massive task that the new manager will have when he is appointed.

CREW: Franco hosts and is joined by The Harlow Globetrotter, Paul Muir and David Harris

PRODUCTION: Produced, recorded and edited by Franco


S3 E70 - ENIC OUT protest
05/04/2021

PLOT: Franco talks to @CenkCOYS about the upcoming protest against the club owners. They discuss what the protesters actually want to achieve and what Cenk thinks are the main problems with the club. They also touch on wider issues in the game, such as the ESL and the problems that the money in the game causes


S3 E69 - Bale blunts Blades
05/03/2021

PLOT: The Podders review a confident 4-0 win against Sheffield Utd in the league. Bale showed glimpses of his former self and nearly all of them ended in a goal as he scored a fantastic hat-trick. The Podders discuss whether Bale is likely to return next summer. They also look at the run in, with only 4 games left do we really have a chance at top 4. They also discuss the manager situation with no obvious candidate in sight.

CREW: Franco hosts and is joined by The Harlow Globetrotter, Aviva Summers and Seb Short

PRODUCTION: Produced, recorded...


S3 E68 - Brewsters Millions (Sheff Utd Preview)
04/30/2021

PLOT: The podders look ahead to the weekend Premier League clash with relegated Sheffield United. They discuss what went wrong with one of last seasons success stories, look at their danger from set pieces and whether Mason will look to be a bit more adventurous with his line up. They then discuss the managerial odds with a focus on Ten Hag (prior to him signing his contract extension with Ajax) and Brendan reminds us he was on the telly.

CREW: Brendan hosts and is joined by The Caller and Franco

PRODUCTION: Produced, recorded and edited by...


S3 E67 - Submissive Spurs
04/25/2021

PLOT: The Podders review the League Cup final against a (sadly) excellent Man City side. They discuss the squads mentality and how they needed to be much braver in the game, as well as examining the goal and the other key talking points.

CREW: Franco hosts and is joined by The Harlow Globetrotter and Paul Muir

PRODUCTION: Produced, recorded and edited by Franco


S3 E66 - Supporters trust ESL special
04/23/2021

Franco and Brendan are delighted to welcome Rachel and Anthoulla from the Tottenham Hotspur Supporters Trust to get their views on the European Super League debacle


S3 E65 - Son sinks Saints
04/21/2021

PLOT: The podders look back on the 2-1 home victory over Southampton that keeps our faint hopes of Champions League qualification alive. They discuss the line ups, the difference in performance in each half, and there is a discussion on the ESL fallout.

CREW: Brendan hosts and is joined by The Caller

PRODUCTION: Produced, recorded and edited by Brendan and The Caller


S3 E64 - Jose Sacked and ESL - The Podders React
04/20/2021

PLOT: In this special emergency live pod, the podders discuss the crazy 24 hours in which Spurs confirmed their intention to join the highly controvertial European Super League and sacked Jose Mourinho.

CREW: The Caller hosts and is joined by HG, Franco, Seb and Brendan.

PRODUCTION: Produced and recorded by The Caller and Franco.


S3 E63 - Kane in pain again
04/17/2021

PLOT: The podders look back on the eventful 2-2 draw with Everton at Goodison Park. They look at the line up, formation, and discuss yet more points dropped from a winning position. They look at the penalty incident, some fortunate breaks and Kane's ankle injury and the implications.

CREW: Brendan hosts and is joined by the Harlow Globetrotter and Jesse Ghiorzi of Columbus Spurs

PRODUCTION: Produced, recorded and edited by Brendan


S3 E62 - Disunited we stand?
04/11/2021

PLOT: The Podders review another disappointing result as Spurs lost 3-1 to Man Utd in the league. A game of nicely worked goals and terrible defending in equal measure. They then look at our league challenge and whether we can realistically hope for European football next season. Finally, there's no room for racism, stop being scumbags on social media.

CREW: Franco hosts and is joined by The Harlow Globetrotter and Paul Muir

PRODUCTION: Produced, recorded and edited by Franco


S3 E61 - Man Utd Preview
04/09/2021

PLOT: The podders look ahead to Sunday's match against Ole's men as we hope for a response from the players following the disappointing draw away at Newcastle. They look at how Ole has turned it around since our memorable 6-1 win at Old Trafford earlier in the season, they look at tactics, line ups where the game will be won and lost and there is a mixed bag of score predictions.

CREW: Brendan hosts and is joined by The Caller, HG and Matt Hayes

PRODUCTION: Produced, recorded and edited by Brendan and The Caller


S3 E60 - "Same coach, different players"?
04/04/2021

PLOT: The Podders discuss another frustrating result against Newcastle United in the league. They discuss all the main talking points of the game as well as Jose's post match comments and look towards what could be a difficult summerCREW: Franco hosts and is joined by The Harlow Globetrotter, Seb Short and Paul MuirPRODUCTION: Produced, recorded and edited by Franco


S3 E59 - Tranfer talk (keep or sell) Part 2
04/01/2021

PLOT: Fairly simple premise, the Podders discuss which members of the squad they would like to keep or sell. We've split it into two parts and this one covers the Midfielders and Forwards.CREW: Franco is joined by The Harlow Globetrotter and The CallerPRODUCTION: Produced by Franco


S3 E58 - Tranfer talk (keep or sell) Part 1
03/30/2021

PLOT: Fairly simple premise, the Podders discuss which members of the squad they would like to keep or sell. We've split it into two parts and this one covers the goalkeepers and defence.CREW: Franco is joined by The Harlow Globetrotter and Seb ShortPRODUCTION: Produced by Franco


S3 E57 - Sandro Interview
#260
03/24/2021

PLOT: The Cheese Room are so excited to have interviewed a modern day great, Mr Sandro Raniere Guimarães Cordeiro, otherwise known as 'The Beast'!  Sandro talks about his journey from Brazil to the Premier league and just how overwhelmed he was by the quality of some of the players we had in that Redknapp side.  He talks about Crouchie, Harry, AVB and how the language barrier gave him a few difficulties along the way.  Top player, top bloke and a really good interview! COYS!

 


S3 E56 - Cash and Harry
#259
03/22/2021

PLOT: The Podders review the 2-0 win against Villa as we get back to winning ways in the Premier league.  They discuss a much changed line up and formation and what the implications were in light of Captain Lloris' comments after the loss to Dinamo Zagreb.  They also look at our top 4 hopes and the possibility of our talisman Harry departing in the summer.

CREW: Franco hosts and is joined by The Harlow Globetrotter and Paul Muir

PRODUCTION: Produced, recorded and edited by Franco


S3 E55 - Disaster Against Dinamo
#258
03/19/2021

PLOT: The podders look back on the shambolic 3-0 away defeat to Dinamo Zagreb that saw us crash out of the Europa League in one of the most embarrassing nights in our recent history. They look at the line up, the tactics, the performance, with a glaring spotlight on the management of the team and ownership of the club, in one of our most emotional pods yet.

CREW: Brendan hosts and is joined by Seb, David Harris and The Caller.

PRODUCTION: Produced, recorded and edited by Brendan.

 


S3 E54 - Rabonas and red cards
#257
03/15/2021

PLOT: Why do we not turn up in these big games? why were we so defensive, flat and timid?  Those are the main questions discussed on the Pod as the Cheese heads try to get over a massively disappointing loss to the goons.  All the key talking points are covered, including a pen that was never a pen.

CREW: Franco hosts and is joined by the Harlow Globetrotter, The Caller and Seb Short

PRODUCTION: Produced, recorded and edited by Franco


S3 E53 - Harry Dominates Dinamo
#256
03/12/2021

PLOT: The podders look back on the comfortable 2-0 victory over Dinamo Zagreb in the Europa League last 16 1st leg. They marvel at another superb display from Harry Kane, enjoy the delights of a Lamela roll over and discuss the importance of a clean sheet in the home tie.

They then look ahead to Sunday's crucial NLD against Arsenal at the Emirates in what should be another thrilling game between the sides. Will Jose play the low block counter or will we bring the game to our nomadic neighbours?

CREW: Brendan hosts and is joined...


S3 E53 - Bonus Episode: Flav and Abbi
#255
03/09/2021

PLOT: In this special bonus episode, we welcome Flav from The Fighting Cock podcast and regular podder Abbi Summers as we look at their roles working in Sports media. They discuss the highs and lows of Spurs social media, what it's like to attend games at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium during lockdown without fans, we hear both sides of the "ENIC Out" debate and we discuss hopes for the rest of the season.

To thank Flav and Abbi for their time, The Cheese Room Podcast will be making a donation in their name to the Moro de Coroa...


S3 E51 - Prince Harry v The Palace
#254
03/08/2021

PLOT: The Podders review the fantastic 4-1 win against Crystal Palace in the league.  They wax lyrical about the phenomenal Harry Kane who was involved in all the goals today, including another wonder strike.  They also discuss whether Hojbjerg needs a rest and whether Bale is back to his best.

CREW: Franco hosts and is joined by the Harlow Globetrotter and Paul Muir

PRODUCTION: Produced, recorded and edited by Franco


S3 E50 - BASK in the Glory
#253
03/05/2021

PLOT: The podders look back on the nervy but very welcome 1-0 away victory against Fulham in the Premier League. They discuss the BASK/SHAG combination that looked great in the 1st half, and not so great in the 2nd, there's more praise for Sanchez and they wonder if Dele did enough to cement his place in the starting line up.

They then look ahead to the Crystal Palace game, we hear some great impressions and Brendan has some 3rd world tech issues.

CREW: Brendan hosts and is joined by Jamie Weir (Sky Sports), Caller...


S3 E49 - Bale buries Burnley
#252
03/01/2021

PLOT: The Podders discuss the emphatic victory against Burnley in the league.  They look at the performances of Ndombele, Sanchez, Reggie and of course, Mr Bale.  They discuss whether he could now be an important part of team in the business end of the season now he's finally looking like the player we thought we'd bought.  They also look at the remaining fixtures and whether top 4 is still a realistic ambition.

CREW: Franco hosts and is joined by the Harlow Globetrotter, Paul Muir and Steve Diver

PRODUCTION: Produced, recorded and edited by Franco


S3 E48 - Benfica Next Please
#251
02/25/2021

PLOT: The podders look back on the comfortable 4-0 home win over Wolfsberger that saw us advance to the last 16 of the Europa League. They look at the spectacular goals, strong performances and if any of the star performers played their way into the first team in the league.

They then look ahead to the crucial home Premier League match against Burnley as we seek a much needed 3 points.

CREW: Brendan hosts and is joined by Franco and HG

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


S3 E48 - Benfica Next Please
#251
02/25/2021

PLOT: The podders look back on the comfortable 4-0 home win over Wolfsberger that saw us advance to the last 16 of the Europa League. They look at the spectacular goals, strong performances and if any of the star performers played their way into the first team in the league.

They then look ahead to the crucial home Premier League match against Burnley as we seek a much needed 3 points.

CREW: Brendan hosts and is joined by Franco and HG

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


S3 E47 - Hammer blow
#250
02/22/2021

PLOT: The Podders have not had their snickers and that football match has sent them over the edge.  Jose gets a lot of their ire, as another poor performance and result are given the once over.  There wasn't even time for a preview of the midweek game.  Strap in.

CREW: Franco tries to host as The Harlow Globetrotter and Seb Short go at it

PRODUCTION: Recorded and Edited by Franco

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S3 E46 - Piece of Puskas
#249
02/19/2021

PLOT: The podders look back on the enjoyable 4-1 Europa League victory over Wolfsberger AC in what SHOULD see Spurs through to the last 16. They look at the goals, key moments and standout performers. They then discuss if we can take the momentum into Sunday's trip to the London Stadium to face in form West Ham in their Caravan Cup Final home leg.

CREW: Brendan hosts and is joined by Aviva, HG and Franco.

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


S3 E45 - Not that surprising
#248
02/14/2021

PLOT: The Podders review the 3-0 defeat to Man City.  They discuss all the main talking points, tactical decisions and individual errors that contributed to the poor result.  They then look ahead to the next 4 games to see where we might be by the International break and try and look for some positives as the rest of Spurs social media goes into meltdown.

CREW: Franco hosts and is joined by The Harlow Globetrotter and Paul Muir

PRODUCTION: Produced, recorded and edited by Franco


S3 E44 - Treble it is then.....
#247
02/11/2021

PLOT  - The podders look back on the rollercoaster 5-4 defeat to Everton at Goodison park that saw us miss out on the chance to advance to the FA Cup quarter finals. They discuss the encouraging attacking display from the side, but also the abject defending, and how Jose goes about finding some much needed balance.

They then look ahead to Saturday's daunting Premier League fixture against high flying Man City and if we can expect anything from that game, or will it be just another glorious defeat.

CREW - Brendan hosts and is joined b...


S3 E43 - Son and Kane strike again
#246
02/07/2021

PLOT: Spurs back to winning ways with a much better performance against a poor West Brom side.  The deadly duo of Son and Kane both scoring again, and a special milestone for Harry.  The Podders also discuss what they'd like to see against Everton in midweek, will Jose revert back to negative tactics?

CREW: Franco hosts and is joined by regulars; The Harlow Globetrotter, The Caller and Seb Short

PRODUCTION: Produced, recorded and edited by Franco


S3 E42 - To Dier is to Doh!
#245
02/05/2021

PLOT: The podders look back on the deflating 1-0 home defeat to Chelsea that saw our London rivals overtake us in the Premier League table. They look at the line up, the performance and key moments that saw us suffer back to back home league defeats for the first time since we moved into our shiny new stadium.

They then look ahead to Sundays match against West Brom, whether we can expect a response from the team, or if the funk will continue as question marks continue over our direction under Jose.

CREW: Brendan hosts...


S3 E41 - Shambles on the south coast
#244
02/01/2021

PLOT: The Podders are angry, and quite rightly after that performance. Who do you blame? They look at Jose's line up, the formation and the application of the players. Why didn't Vinicius start? Why play Sissoko and Davies as wing backs? Why why why?   CREW: Franco hosts and is joined by The Harlow Globetrotter and The Caller and a call in from Brendan in Brazil   PRODUCTION: Produced, recorded and edited by Franco


S3 E40 - Not BOTH ankles!
#243
01/29/2021

PLOT: The Podders review the disappointing 3-1 loss to Liverpool.  In a year long ground hog day scenario they find themselves critiquing our defensive tactics and some dubious team selections and subs by 'the Special one'.  

CREW:  Franco hosts and is joined by The Harlow Globetrotter, Abbi Summer and Paul Muir

PRODUCTION: Produced, recorded and edited by Franco


S3 E39 - Got there in the end
#242
01/26/2021

PLOT: In a later than planned pod (apologies), the podders look back on the 4-1 win over Wycombe that saw us advance to the fifth round of the FA Cup. They look at the line up, the defensive battles and missed chances and how the substitutes changed the game and eventually saw us advance. They then look ahead to Thursday's crucial Premier League match with Liverpool, our likely line up and tactical approach (spoiler alert...Jose will play the low block).

CREW: Brendan hosts and is joined by Seb and Franco

PRODUCTION: Produced, redorded and...


S3 E38 - Chase the Cockerel 8
#241
01/22/2021

PLOT: With no football to review this week, the Podders once again get quizical in the 8th Cheeseroom "Chase the Cockerel" quiz.  They discuss which Spurs players they want to see have their own documentary, provide their preferred Premier League champion should Spurs miss out and get musical by giving man of the moment Tanguy Ndombele his own stadium chant. They then get into the quiz proper with their own specialist Spurs subjects, Kits, Captains and 90's Spurs. Who will be crowned the champion? Does it really matter? Only one way to find out....

CREW: Seb hosts a...


S3 E37 - Ndombele delight
#240
01/18/2021

PLOT: The Podders review the comfortable 3-1 win against Sheffield Utd.  They look at another impressive performance by Tanguy, capped with a marvellous goal that Franco thinks was a bit of a fluke.  They also look at Rodon, and whether another largely solid performance means the end for Sanchez?

CREW: Franco hosts and is joined by The Caller, Seb Short and Paul Muir

PRODUCTION: Produced, recorded and edited by Franco


S3 E36 - A Win Don't Come For Free
#239
01/14/2021

PLOT: The podders look back on the frustrating 1-1 home draw with Scott Parker's Fulham. They discuss whether Jose got his line up and tactics right in a home tie aganst a bottom 3 team, rue those missed chances particularly in the first half and cram in far too many The Streets references. They then look ahead to what is now a vital game against struggling Sheffield United and whether we will see a change in approach on Sunday.

CREW: Brendan hosts and is joined by HG and The Caller.

PRODUCTION: Produced, recorded and edited by...


S3E35 -Devine intervention
#238
01/11/2021

PLOT: The Podders discuss the comprehensive 5-0 victory against Marine in the FA Cup. They look at the fringe players performances with Vinicius, Devine, White, Gedson and Clarke all discussed. They also look at what could happen in midweek, with COVID seemingly going to postpone another league match. Lets see how many other pods use the same obvious episode title......but we were first!!   CREW: Franco hosts and is joined by The Harlow Globetrotter and Steve Diver   PRODUCTION: Produced, recorded and edited by Franco


S3 E34 -Wembley Awaits
#237
01/06/2021

PLOT: The podders look back on the reasonably comfortable 2-0 victory over Brentford that saw us book our place in the Carabao Cup Final. They look at the goals, the VAR decisions, amd key battles against a spiritied Brentford team. They then look ahead to the game against Marine in the FA Cup on Sunday.

CREW: Brendan hosts and is joined by Abbi Summers, Seb Short and Dave Bolton.

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


S3 E33 - Son hits 100
#236
01/03/2021

PLOT: The Podders discuss the 3-0 win against Leeds as we get the new year off to winning ways.  They discuss the more positive attacking performance, with Kane and Son back to their lethal best.  Hojbjerg, Doherty and Davies performances are all examined and they look forward to what could be a tricky semi-final against Brentford in midweek.

CREW: Franco hosts and is joined by The Harlow Globetrotter and Paul Muir

PRODUCTION: Produced, recorded and edited by Franco