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11 June 2018

Political Football: Welcome to the New Statesman’s World Cup podcast

The World Cup podcast series with Jason Cowley and Stephen Bush.

By New Statesman

Jason Cowley and Stephen Bush are joined by guest John Bew to discuss the role that globalisation in football has played in changing the World Cup. They also reflect on their favourite tournaments of the past, and look ahead to the 2018 matches kicking off in Russia this week.

Get in touch with questions and comments for future episodes on Twitter: @JasonCowleyNS, @stephenkb, @johnbew or @ns_podcasts.

You can subscribe to the podcast through your podcast app of choice (Apple here, Android here), with this RSS feed:, or listen using the player below:

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