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A world football / soccer podcast, covering the beautiful game from all corners of the globe with experts on every continent. A unique mix of football journalism & fandom.

A world football / soccer podcast, covering the beautiful game from all corners of the globe with experts on every continent. A unique mix of football journalism & fandom.

Location:

United States

Description:

A world football / soccer podcast, covering the beautiful game from all corners of the globe with experts on every continent. A unique mix of football journalism & fandom.

Language:

English


Episodes

European Football Show - Ferencvaros in the Champions League & Hungarian Football Today

10/18/2020
Alan Feehely is joined by Tomasz Mortimer to look at Ferencvaros' qualification for the 2020/21 Champions League group stages, where they will face Barcelona, Juventus, and Dynamo Kyiv, and also discuss the state of football in Hungary today.

Duration:02:53:06

South American Football Show - Conmebol WCQ - Matchday 2

10/15/2020
Adam Brandon, Austin Miller, Diego Gomezjurado and Simon Edwards review Matchday 2 of the Conmebol World Cup Qualifiers. It was a round that saw Ecuador bounce back impressively, Paraguay claim their first win, Chile get their first point while Argentina and Brazil continued their winning starts with impressive wins away.

Duration:01:34:05

European Football Show - The Golden Age Of Hungarian Football

10/14/2020
Alan Feehely is joined by Jonathan Wilson to discuss Hungary's influence throughout the world of football and the impact Hungarians have had on the game as we know it today. Some of the most influential teams, players, coaches and managers of all time. Jonathan's book, The Names Heard Long Ago: How the Golden Age of Hungarian Football Shaped the Modern Game, is available to buy now https://guardianbookshop.com/the-names-heard-long-ago-9781788702997.html

Duration:01:56:49

South American Football Show - Conmebol WCQ - Matchday 1

10/10/2020
A bumper episode as the Conmebol World Cup Qualifiers return! Austin Miller hosts Adam Brandon, Xavier Zavala, Simon Edwards and Tom Nash as they review the first round of Conmebol WCQ matches. There was plenty of controversy in Montevideo as Uruguay took on Chile, an entertaining clash between Paraguay and Peru as well as a tight affair between Argentina and Ecuador are all reviewed in detail. Comfortable wins for Colombia and Brazil round off the show.

Duration:03:57:51

South American Football Show - Bolivia Update

10/7/2020
Simon Edwards is joined by Austin Miller to look at the latest goings-on in the world of Bolivian football ahead of the South American World Cup qualifiers.

Duration:01:26:40

Mateo Bajamich - Scouting Spotlight

10/6/2020
Austin Miller and Tom Robinson scout the 21-year-old Argentine winger who has just joined Major League Soccer side Houston Dynamo from Instituto. Here's a look at what his new side will be getting, and why he could be a bargain at $1.2m.

Duration:01:10:33

South American Football Show - Venezuela Roundup

10/6/2020
Simon Edwards is joined by Jordan Florit and Nick Carter to discuss the latest goings-on in Venezuelan football - national teams, men's and women's, and club competitions.

Duration:04:04:02

European Football Show - The Evolution Of Andrea Pirlo

10/2/2020
Alan Feehely is joined by Mark Doyle and Adam Digby to discuss the evolution of Andrea Pirlo. From attacking midfielder to Regista, from maestro to Mister.

Duration:04:31:16

South American Football Show - Copa Libertadores - Group Stage - Matchweek 4

9/27/2020
Adam Brandon hosts Austin Miller and Tom Robinson as they review the fourth round of matches in the Copa Libertadores 2020 group stage. There were rude awakenings for IDV and Sao Paulo, derby day delight for Gremio and away day joy for Flamengo and Boca. Meanwhile River Plate became competition record breakers as the two Peruvian sides left in the competition both faced fresh humiliation.

Duration:01:03:50

The Dugout - The Chic Years of the UEFA Cup

9/26/2020
Andy Wales is joined by Steven Scragg to discuss all things UEFA Cup and Cup Winners' Cup. Steven's new book, Where the Cool Kids Hung Out: The Chic Years of the UEFA Cup, focuses on the glory years of that competition, and the conversation looks at some of the best moments from these great tournaments of the past. His first book, A Tournament Frozen in Time : The Wonderful Randomness of the European Cup Winners' Cup, is available to buy here:...

Duration:00:54:58

European Football Show: Marseille vs Paris - A French Football Culture Clash

9/24/2020
Alan Feehely is joined by Mourad Aerts and Chris Burke to discuss two very different cities and two very different football teams -- Paris (Saint-Germain) and (Olympique de) Marseille. The look at the culture in both cities, the background of "Le Classique", PSG's recent dominance, and the future for both teams. Opening extract from "From Deauville to Monte Carlo: A Guide to the Gay World of France" by Basil Woon, read by Siena Speichert. "Thieves, cut-throats and other undesirables throng...

Duration:01:07:44

Moisés Caicedo - Scouting Spotlight

9/23/2020
Austin Miller and Tom Robinson are joined by Adam Brandon to discuss Independiente del Valle's 18-year-old midfielder, Moisés Caicedo. The Ecuadorian is one of the most impressive up and coming young footballers in South America. Articles referenced in the podcast: https://worldfootballindex.com/2020/07/moises-caicedo-ecuadorian-superstar-in-the-making/ https://worldfootballindex.com/2019/09/independiente-del-valle-ecuador/

Duration:00:24:10

South American Football Show - Peru Update

9/22/2020
Simon Edwards is joined by Peruvian football experts Brian Bertie and Peter Galindo for a look at the latest issues in domestic and national team football in Peru.

Duration:01:02:07

North American Soccer Show - MLS vs Europe: Commentator's View

9/21/2020
Dylan Baker and Chris Smith are joined by football commentator Phil Blacker to discuss his work commentating on Major League Soccer as well as European leagues, and the differences between them.

Duration:00:59:05

South American Football Show - The Return of the Libertadores

9/19/2020
Adam Brandon in Chile and Simon Edwards in Colombia are joined by fellow South American football expert Tom Robinson to discuss an exciting week of Libertadores action after waiting months for its return. They roundup the action as we reach the halfway stage of the groups. Independiente del Valle’s thrashing of Flamengo takes top billing, but the guys run through every match played on Matchday 3 of the competition to bring you right up to date.

Duration:01:03:59

European Football Show: Thiago To Liverpool - Wijnaldum To Barca?

9/18/2020
Alan Feehely is joined by guests Cillian Shields and John O'Sullivan to discuss Liverpool's signing of Thiago Alcantara and the possibility of Georgino Wijnaldum going to Barcelona. They also take a look at the Premier League and La Liga in general ahead of the new season, Barcelona's problems, and whether Liverpool can defend their title.

Duration:00:47:39

North American Soccer Show - Sports Injury Insight with Dr. Selene Parekh

9/15/2020
Dylan Baker is joined by Dr. Selene Parekh - a sports injury specialist and founder of The Fantasy Doctors, who analyse sports injuries with a fantasy football spin. On this NASS special episode, they discuss some of the more common injuries suffered by players in soccer and football.

Duration:00:37:43

South American Football Show - Paraguay Update

9/13/2020
Simon Edwards is joined by Roberto Rojas and Ralph Hannah to look at the state of football in Paraguay, including women's football, men's football, club level, international level, and transfers.

Duration:03:44:36

The Dugout - King Klopp: Rebuilding the Liverpool Dynasty

9/10/2020
Lee Scott talks about his latest book King Klopp: Rebuilding the Liverpool Dynasty, with host Andy Wales. They look at the issues covered in the book including Klopp's tactical evolution at Liverpool, the role played by different players within these tactics, and where the German might go from here.

Duration:00:54:38

North American Soccer Show - Pity He's Gone

9/7/2020
Dylan Baker, Chris Smith, and Brady Reid are back with the latest from North America, including Pity Martinez's transfer from Atlanta United to Al-Nassr, what Atlanta will do moving forward, a power shift in Los Angeles, and the path to pro in the Canadian Premier League.

Duration:01:13:33