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First Class Podcast Short: The Takeover of Newcastle United

It's a new decade and The Hype Train continue to expand its range of content, with the team adding a podcast to its ranks. Hosted by and conductor and chief, Robert Austin, he is joined alongside literal and figurative family in Sam Austin and Phil Jones as the trio cover all things sport and football in a regular series that aims to tackle current events on and off the field. All aboard.

The Hype Train's First Class Podcast (Episode 3)

"On the third edition of our First Class podcast, the team review Phil's top first round picks in the 2020 NFL Draft, go into detail about Newcastle United's impending takeover, and discuss what a points-per-game average points model has meant for the end of Hype Train FC's season.

In this Podcast Short, the team discuss in length the impact that Newcastle's impending takeover will have in football.

All feature episodes and shorts can be found exclusively on our YouTube channel.

Want to know more about The Hype Train?

The Hype Train is an entertainment website founded in 2015, specialising in Fantasy sports reporting, starting with Fantasy Premier League (FPL), before expanding to MLS Fantasy coverage in 2018.

We pride ourselves in providing beautiful graphics, statistics, in-depth analytical reporting and free weekly insight for hopeful players attempting to climb rankings tables. We are also occasional media reviewers, with a keen interest to review games, live sport, and professional wrestling.

In 2019, Hype Train Football Club was formed, becoming the first Fantasy Football website to take to the field. HTFC is a socially active team across social and web channels, providing regular match highlights, match reports, comprehensive player statistics and unique player profiles.

The Hype Train were nominated and shortlisted for the 'Best Football Blog' in 2016 by the Football Bloggers Association at their annual Football Blogging Awards (The FBA's), and were again shortlisted as a finalist in 2019 in the 'Best Fantasy Football Blog' category.

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