A Healthy Obsession
By Small Goal Soccer
Our 2 hosts are Adam Thelwell and Tom Hurdle both from England living in Phoenix, AZ.
While the show focuses around the EPL we take the time to chime in on all the top stories and funny bits from around the world.
A Healthy Obsession Jun 18, 2020
Ep. 221 - Into the night. It's short & sweet
Spurs implode. All Manchester in the FA Cup final. Arsenal continue to bottle it. You know the flavors. It's AHO.
Ep. 220 - Chelsea chaos, A.I takeover, Arsenal bottling it.. Again.
What more can we say. It's getting down to it. In the world and the world of football. Life comes at you fast and Chelsea fans know that better than anyone. We cover the highs and lows of the football weekend and of course weigh in with some life updates. AHO MAFIA.
Ep. 219 - Arsenal stutter, City cruise & Lampard's in
We're coming down to the wire in the EPL and it's all on the line as we discuss a quality match at Anfield. City seem to smash everyone in their path and Frank Lampard is back at Chelsea... Somehow. Tune in and listen to the debate. AHO.
Ep. 218 - We're back.. Again. But this time we mean it.
We know you're thirsty for the AHO so here is the juice. Tom finally managed to take 30 mins from his 20 jobs and talk to me about life and football. It felt therapeutic and annoying all at once. So you as a listener should love it. The show is brought to you by Unitedcon July 28th in Vegas
Ep. 217 - The boys are back in town
After some travel, some love, some heart ache the lads are back in the booth spitting fire. Football is on the menu and so is a global update on our recent adventures. Don't sleep on the AHO boys we're men of the world. Come and feel the fiber of our fabric.
Ep. 216 - Dubravka, Chicken & Egg & Dear Diary
City slip. Arsenal recover. United on fire. It's a battle at the top and it's heating up down the bottom in the EPL as the results are all over the shop. We're chatting about the weeks action and going into life's great mysteries... It's AHO
Ep. 215 - Conte on fumes, Arsenal wobble and UFO's
Love or hate us you're reading this. That means you want it. So get this weeks AHO in your ears and feel the emotions. Good or bad
We've got a quick one today. Looking at the EPL action and the weeks life round ups for the AHO lads. Let's go.
Ep. 214 - Vegas review, 6v6 World Cup & EPL chatter
It's a day late we know. Maybe even a dollar short.. But we're here. And we recorded. We've just about recovered from our Las Vegas exploits and we're covering the winners from our National tournament in Vegas.
We also cover the premier league latest with some shock wins for Spurs, Everton and lots of wins down at the bottom to price up the relegation battle.
Come in. Take your shoes off. Live the beautiful life. AHO time.
Ep. 213 - Identity Theft, FA Cup & Dyche is back
Ep. 212 - Arsenal fly, Thomas Cries & Vegas looms
Say what you want but Arsenal are cruising at Man United and Spurs expense. The pain is real. But we're big boys so we're podding anyway. Covering the weeks action and loads more bits from life in the Arizona desert. Here's the AHO show.
Ep. 211 - Derby Days, Tommy's Fury & Klopps Tears
Mixed feelings in the pod after a weekend of derbys for the lads. Happy for Man United and sad for Spurs. Liverpools misery compounds as does Evertons and we cover all the other action in the world and the Premier League. Enjoy it. Life's short.
Ep. 210 - Bluffers, Team USA & FA Cup
Listen up and listen good. We have a problem. Roberto Martinez. Do we love his audacity or hate it. Simeone might be on the move. FA Cup action and Tom discusses his experience as Team USA coach and entering a podcast team into the National 6v6 event. Let's go!
Ep. 209 - New Year, same Spurs, What day is it & more?
It's a haze of football. Nobody knows what day it is. What competition is being played? We're figuring it all out today on the first AHO show of 2023. Happy New Year goons. Let's smash it this year.
Ep. 208 - They Think It's All Over..
It is now. And what an ending to the 2022 World Cup. We're breaking down some thoughts on the tournament at large and cover an explosive final with Messi getting his crown. Happy Holidays to everyone from the AHO Firm.
Ep. 207 - World Cup Catch Up
Kane bottles it. Morocco handle Portugal and urinal chat. Seems about right doesn't it? Let's catch up on this weeks happenings as we lead up to the final 3 games of the 22' WC.
Ep. 206 - Round of 16 Is Done. Let's talk about it
The World Cup is flying by and it's onwards to the Quarter Finals. There's no games on Wednesday so we're filling the void with a look at all the Round of 16 games and ahead to the weekends juicy action. Tune in.
Ep. 205 - An Irishman in Israel gives us an update from Qatar
We've got a quick one for you today as we catch up with Global Football Expert Dean McGeady Robinson who is now back in Israel after spending time at the Qatar World Cup. He gives us a glimpse of what it was like on the ground in Doha and his thoughts on the WC so far. Enjoy!
Ep. 204 - Update From Qatar
We're hitting you with all the updates from the Qatar World Cup. And boy is it getting juicy..
Also join us for the USA match on Tuesday at 12pm in Tempe if you're about. Cheers!
Ep. 203 - World Cup Fever Is Here.. Sort Of
It's a bit like Saturday Night fever with less dancing. The Qatar World Cup is officially off and running. We're breaking down the happenings thus far and giving you the fuel you need to get through whatever it is you do while you listen to this abomination of a show. Let's have it you beauties!
Ep. 200 - The World Cup Preview Show
With only 4 days until kick off in Qatar there's only one place we can go for this weeks preview show... That's to Israel logically to connect up with our International Football Expert, Deano McGeady.
We catch up with Dean on his life in Israel, get his preview on the groups, golden boot and predictions for eventual winners.
Dean will be AHO's boots on the ground LIVE in Doha so we'll have loads of quality content for you over the course of the tournament.
Ep. 202 - Pub Quiz, City stutter & Viva Ronaldo?
Do you really like it? Is it wicked? Well it's coming thick and fast in your ears, it's the AHO Weekly Show! Let's have some chat about the world of football. From EPL, Ronaldo and the World Cup on the horizon. Open your hearts and let AHO be one with you.
Ep. 201 - We're skipping Ep. 200...
Not entirely sure why but we decided to skip episode 200.. So this is 201. We're previewing the USMNT and England rosters after they announced their World Cup squads. We peak into the final weekend of EPL action before the WC and make some predictions about how the matches will shake out. Let's make your dreams a reality.
Ep. 199 - Newcastle roll on, Arsenal stay top & Slam poetry
We also talk the UCL and Europa League Draws and the usual shambles of a chat. Cheers for tuning in.
Ep. 198 - Safari, The Streets & The Weekend's Preview
Chew on this. Can butterflies swim? Do you fancy a safari? Do you still like this podcast? Well this show is for you. Come one come all and enjoy the heavy sounds of AHO with Adam & Tom Lasso.
Ep. 197 - Halloween, Tom's Thumb & Jessie's March
So much goodness it hurts. The good kind of hurt as we lock and load for another week of the AHO Show. We do some recapping of Tom's Halloween and the scary results from the weekend of EPL. Some UCL action crept up on us as well. Tune in and tune out. Cheers.
Ep. 196 - Short & Sweet. Just how ya like it...
27 mins of ecstasy awaits. Well, it depends what you're into but assuming you're here for world class banter and football chat you're gonna get loaded full of it. Saddle up and get ready for the AHO preview/review show. Much love.
Ep. 195 - No half time, Boats & actual analysis?
Want a surprise? This 45 minute show is actually comprised of about 65% footy talk vs. the usual nonsense. After Tom went missing last week for the preview show we punish him today by talking about Spurs meltdown, Newcastle on form, Leicester are back, sort of and Forest stun Liverpool.
Come in. The waters fine (ish). This is AHO.
Ep. 194 - Caviar, Cheese & Peas and Footy
What more do you want from us eh? This week we're getting to grips with a lot of world affairs. Such as what is caviar exactly. Tom experiments with his Mac n cheese. Arsenal keep winning to his dismay and Liverpool and City do battle. Come and listen to the greatest podcast on earth, you lucky, lucky listeners.
Ep. 193 - Let's all do the preview
Time to cover the weeks happenings the AHO world and beyond. Liverpool back on the pony after smashing Rangers. Napoli continue to shine. Haifa stun Juve.
And of course a cheeky wee look at the EPL weekend ahead. Get on it.
Ep. 192 - Arsenal are for real, Liverpool decline & pothole repair
What a show. Arguably one of our best. Don't agree? Your problem lol... Kidding. We love you. Hopefully you enjoy this one as much as we did.
We're covering all the weekends EPL action. A new micro nation in Nevada. Citizen pothole repair. Liverpool blip or decline? Spurs are boring and Ronaldo smashes in 700.
Go and listen now. Thank us later in the form of toffees.
Ep. 191 - UCL review & EPL preview
We've got that Friday feeling and we're getting ready for another big weekend of EPL footy. We'll also have a look at the weeks UCL action and our usual repertoire of wanky bollox. Enjoy and feel the funk..
Ep. 190 - Derby heartache & Spaghetti hoops
A rotten weekend of football for our teams this weekend as United and Spurs struggle but we soldier on. Powered by spaghetti hoops and a faint tint of hope we bring you the AHO weekly show.
Arsenal and City cruise on while Liverpool stutter. Rodgers gets a life line and Wolves sack their boss.
*Apologies for any studio glitches we'll have it fixed for the next episode*
Ep. 189 - EPL is back, RIP Coolio & Dicks Winners
You heard that right, you dirty minded bugger. We're announcing the winner of the Small Goal Soccer Dick's Sporting Goods gift cards on todays show.
Annnnd the EPL is back finally. Loads of matches to look forward to as we dive into each game giving a prediction and abuse each other over the choices.
Get into it and enjoy your weekend droogs!
Ep. 188 - Life on Mars, Stuffed Unicorns & Bad Episodes
The international break is hurting us. Not gonna lie. Unfortunately when one person isn't on it the other steps up but we are both useless with any knowledge of international footy (or football in general come to mention it) but the international break is hard work... But we made the most of it by talking about the best of the best like Mussolini pinching people, What M & M's stand for and bidets. Cheers..
Ep. 187 - England's woes, Mosquito attack & Mbappe protests
You didn't think we'd forget did you? Course not. Friday. So here's a whole lot of love from your AHO boys. Let it sink in. Deep.
Ep. 186 - Son shines, Tom wins & Names on kits?
Here it is. The AHO weekly get down. We've got a bit of a thank you to give out first to all the crew that came through for the Betfred kick off party even though it was the other type of football. It was a great day and even Tom had a winner of a bet!
There's been bits and pieces of footy scattered in our lives so we will of course be talking about it all today. Cheers for tuning in and keeping up with us.
Ep. 185 - Adam updates for Tom
Tom has been in a black hole of work doom so I'm bringing him up to speed with the weeks footy news and you the glorious listener. We're talking UCL, Skyscrapers, David Beckham, American Owners and loads more stufffff. Get into it now. Enjoy the weekend.
Ep. 184 - No footy, Horse Naps, & Bear sized Beavers
We're not gonna lie, we're a little thin on footy this week. Even more so than usual if that's possible.
We made good out of a bad situation though. Loads of life's goodies jammed in to this weeks AHO Weekly Show from some games being cancelled this week, UCL action and bear sized beavers. You know, the good stuff. Don't sweat the technique! It's AHO
Ep. 183 - AHO Preview/Review
Well that was quite the week. Tuchel sacked. Potter gets a promo. Tom fancies himself a fighter pilot. Oh and the Queen is dead. Get involved and kick your weekend right off!
Ep. 182 - Tom's hair transplant & Wanky VAR
Sappnin' AHOers. Life is good this side of the Atlantic as your fav English lads abroad are back for Ep. 182 of the weekly show.
Tom is upset after being bullied about his hair. We cover the EPL happenings and try not to man too much about some dodgy VAR decisions this weekend. Tune in and don't stop believing! Cheers.
Ep. 181 - It's a preview and a review...
Good job we're obsssesed with this game because the matches are coming in hot. A jam packed week of games and a weekend full of action gets talked about today. Get ready for the weekend with your fav dynamic duo! AHO LIVES FOREVER
Ep. 180 - Parker gets sacked, Arsenal stay top & Witchcraft in France
Look who it is. The AHO boys about to kick it off. That's right, the weekly show is here and ready to consume. Sorry for late release, Tom was mucking about down the immigration office. Ok let's get into it..
Ep. 179 - AHO Preview Show
Come in. Unbutton your top. Breathe deep and relax. It's nearly the weekend. It's time to listening to the soothing sounds of AHO.
It's been a busy week in the world of footy. Today we cover the UCL draw, a bit of transfer gossip and look to the weekend. Enjoy!
Ep. 178 - United stun, Tuchel sulks & Tom is back...
Man United finally showed up for work didn't they? Unreal turn around after a thrilling encounter at Old Trafford. We're covering all the weeks action as Tom returns to the states and back in the studio. Tune in and bump the best, yours gratefully. AHO MAFIA.
Ep. 177 - Battle at the bridge, MUFC doom & Barcelona
Ouch. Tough weekend for United fans... Thank you for all the sweet messages about their performance lol...
We're going live early this week as Tom is traveling again so we knocked out a lovely little shelf of jewels after some quality action from this weekends round of matches. Fill your cup. Stay a while and enjoy the worlds greatest footy pod. Cheers!
Ep. 176 - New but same. #9's are back & Tom's travel adventures..
Some of us are excited the season is back. Others are in a bit of misery. But still, we showed up as we are pros. This is the AHO weekly show and is not for the feint hearted.
We're squeezing in more jam than a donut on this weeks go around so look no more and enjoy the show! AHO MAFIA
Ep. 175 - Bomb Shelters. Europa league and more predictions
Ep. 174 - Here we go again. NEW SEASON.
Ya missed us didn't ya? We're back. Loading you full of AHO goodness like a calzone stuffed with cheese.
The new EPL season is coming in hot so we're making our predictions for the coming campaign. Champions, Top 4, Bottom 3 and more.
Tune in and welcome back to AHO!
Ep. 173 - SUMMER BONUS
Ep. 172 - Summer Breaks, UCL heartaches and Forests of joy
We're back in the big time! The weekly show is here and it's our last episode for a month or so as we take a summer break.. So savor the flavor.
We're looking back at this weekends UCL final and all the drama around it. Nottingham Forest are back in the EPL and some other tidbits to get you through the week.
Tune in and check out AHO! Cheers for listening this season to you beauties.