About This Show
By Association is a podcast from 3nil. It’s a show about football and the connection we all share with the beautiful game.
Hosted and produced by James Parkinson and featuring interesting and insightful short stories about the world game. From personal narratives to club histories and everything in between. Episodes are released monthly.
Most Recent Episode
In 1921, with the popularity of football growing rapidly throughout Europe, Englishman, Harold Searles Thornton wanted to create a game that replicated football that people could play in their homes. Inspiration struck with a box of matches. The matches were lying parallel across the top of the box, extending past the edges. This idea was developed into a tabletop game that plays very similar to its real life counterpart. He called it ‘Foosball’. Links: byassociation.audio 3nilfc.com byassociationshow.tumblr.com By Association on Twitter James Parkinson on Twitter Music: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License - Podington Bear, Broke for Free. PLEASE NOTE: As of August 8, By Association is now on hiatus until further notice due to personal reasons. We thank you for your patience and understanding.