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Michael and Nick were joined by Vitali Trubila (defender for FK Slutsk in the Belarusian football league) as they discussed the worldwide spotlight, new fans and support, his footballing career and much more.

Thanks to Aleague Memes for organising the interview.

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826 - UNDEFEATED*

*in Sydney derbies this season

What a way to postpone the league with a 1:1 draw in an empty Bankwest Stadium against your bitter rivals broadcast to the world - thrilling!

Apart from that, Turner, Josh and Nick are once again using the technology that's been around for over a decade to bring this ATB from our remote locations.

This is around the undefeated in Sydney derbies bloc.

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825 - Cox Flops In the Box

Interstate travel - hand sanitiser - Empty stadiums.

A-League for how we currently know it is up in the air (unlike Turner's hands') but the show must go on as do the matches behind closed doors.

Doing things differently for this one are Nick and Josh discussing the madness and mayhem of City vs WSW and other current topics at hand.

This is around the self-isolating bloc.

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824 - Poor vs Roar

Must like the team, some ATB members were missing in action, but we still managed to finish the show with a win.

A poor performance against Brisbane Roar last Friday brought us all back down to earth from the derby high the week before, albeit some will argue we did it to ourselves.

Turner, Tats, Nick and Mina discuss the good with WSW, the bad with the A-League match and look to the next rounds.

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Two from two! Derby delight for the second time this season: same score line, same scorer, different location. The Duke of Western Sydney scored the lone goal as we gave Sydney FC their second loss this season.

We go through the match, the W-League making the finals play-off for the first time plus some general WSW and A-League news.

This is the derby Baumjohann hasn't won a game in yet.

This is around the bloc.

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821 - Five Star Fight Back

After the bore draw against the Jets the previous week understandably spirits may have been down, but Captain Duke and the lads put up a fight to take it to dark horses Adelaide United where we WON 5 goals to 2 in Wanderland. Das amazing'!

Turner, Tats and Mina are making sure the show goes on (Turner especially) as they go through the win vs Adelaide, the W-League team and the upcoming reschedule Sydney derby.

This is around the bloc...I hope.

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820 - Rise & Repeat

As the title states; rise and repeat. A strong start and flailing finish, a popular birthday boy and a big clash for the W-League team.

This is around the bloc.

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JP took charge of his first match as head coach for a very long time and it proved to be a success with the Wanderers winning 3:1 away to the Central Coast Mariners with new signing Simon Richard Cox scoring on debut.

Turner and Nick took the drive up and saw the boys take the points while Josh and Tats looked on via the TV but all gave their input into what they liked, didn't like and what they expect coming up in the Sydney derby.

This is around the Cox bloc.

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817 - The Fall of Babbel(on)

The inevitable came through on Monday morning after a frustrating and performance void of any spark or optimism.

Markus Babbel's run as Wanderers manager is over after a near year and a half and it hasn't been the best. Turner, Josh and Nick are joined by the man-in-demand Stephen to discuss Babbel's dismissal, what went wrong, look at the squads performance and what is needed to lift this club back to the top.

We've taken into account the time the VAR calls have needed and included that total, so this episode is an extra thirty minutes for your listening pleasure.

This is a Babbel-less (and Tatiyana-less) around the bloc.

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Nick is here with a solo pod giving you the rundown of what has happened in the last 24 hours (not even) in the world of Wanderers.

Alex Meier seems to be gone and Simon Cox seems to be due in from Swindon Town as we look to make a move on in the league to hit that top 6 or top 4 position.

Babbel is still under pressure so who knows if Cox's inclusion will help him or not but the squad is looking healthier so we may see some familiar faces against Perth this weekend.

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815 - Managerial Debate

For those that have been with us all season know that we've been critical of players and manager at times but this one seems to be the real go to for that conversation.

A recap of the W-League loss, the Y-League win, the loss in windy Wellington and of course the Babbel in or Babbel out debate.

This is around the bloc.

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814 - New Year, Same Us

Happy new year to everyone (except Robbie Fowler, so says Michael Turner). We have two men's matches to cover plus the Wanderwomen kicking a** in the W-League with another win.

More controversy - more segways - more of us.

This is around the bloc 2020.

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731 - Clearance Sale

As we bring season 18/19 of the A-league for the Wanderers to a close, what better way to do so than for Turner, Speccy, Steven and Nick to give their thoughts on the season, players we should keep, sell, give away in a cereal box and delve into a little on what next season should bring.

Listener feedback is included plus a word from our sponsors...

This is Around The Bloc

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710 - DEFEND!!

DEFEND! This is all that Josh wants from the team as they continue to frustrate the ATB crew. We talk about stadiums (terrible ones and the ones dreams are made of), we talk the good stuff coming from the WSW team (ie Majok and our attack - mostly), and we talk the things that don't seem to be improving yet, eg DEFEND!

This is Around the Bloc.

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A post-State of the Game podcast having a delayed lunch at the Freeway Hotel with a summary of how the talk went. Will be broadcast on Football Nation Radio, Tuesday at 2pm - www.footballnationradio.com then on your regular podcast apps and www.aroundthebloc.com.au

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