Long Distance Love

A podcast about football fans, and their personal journeys with their long distance love for clubs at the other end of the world.

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Episode 16: “I always try to find the connections between Southampton and Argentina”

Fransisco Fourcade is from Buenos Aires, Argentina and is a supporter of Southampton FC, England. We began by speaking about Diego Maradona and the cultural impact he had across the world, not just in football. Francisco started following Southampton for a bunch of different reasons, starting with him being...

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Episode 15: “Omuroma, it means one who supports Roma”

Kelli Keith is from Kampala, Uganda and is a passionate AS Roma fan. Keith was a Manchester United fan because of his family. He started to watch Roma on television and liked the way they played. So he started to choose them as his team on FIFA. His passion...

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Episode 14: Marius Helgå, Oslo, Norway – Gimnàstic de Tarragona, Spain.

Marius Helgå is from Oslo, Norway and is a supporter of Gimnàstic de Tarragona, Spain. Marius is a union representative and plays the bass trombone in his spare time. In 2006, he was travelling through Spain with a band. They visit the city of Tarragona, where he fell in love with...

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Episode 13: Adrian Ochoa, Tijuana, Mexico – Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa

The World Cup 2010 in South Africa had a huge impact on Adrian, so much so that he was supporting South Africa in the opening game versus Mexico.  He has a Twitter handle @KaizerChiefsMex where he tweets about the club is Spanish. We spoke about the World Cup, the generosity of...

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Episode 12: Martin, Inverness, Scotland – Real Valladolid

Martin Devlin is from Inverness, Scotland and is a supporter of Real Valladolid, Spain. Marti first got to see the club when Real Valladolid came to visit his town for a pre-season friendly. He was struck by how approachable and down to earth, the players were. He started to...

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Episode 11: Angelica Carrillo, Mexico – Queens Park Rangers

Angelica Carrillo is from Mexico and is a supporter of Queens Park Rangers, London. In this episode I speak to Angelica, a University Professor who teaches Film Analysis and Journalism in Mexico. Angelica read in an interview Robert Smith of The Cure, talking about being a QPR supporter. Not knowing...

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