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A football podcast belonging to the successful discussing the latest topics from the beautiful game, REAL football chat with REAL football fans!

A football podcast belonging to the successful discussing the latest topics from the beautiful game, REAL football chat with REAL football fans!
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A football podcast belonging to the successful discussing the latest topics from the beautiful game, REAL football chat with REAL football fans!




Stat Attack - feat OptaJoe (Duncan Alexander)

We bring you another piece of Bonus Content looking back on an enthralling Premier League season. @OptaJoe (@oilysailor) - Duncan Alexander joins host @HarrySymeou to share some the seasons most interesting statistics. We crunch numbers, look ahead to the Champions League final and of course the World Cup. Subscribe | Review | Share Twitter: @sofasportspod


Thats a Wrap!

The Premier League season is over! Host @HarrySymeou and the panel discuss City's record breaking season, Champions League Qualification for Liverpool and Spurs, Burnley's impressive campaign, Swansea City's relegation, 'Puel Watch', Arsene Wenger's farewell, the golden boot and our managers of the season. Follow us on Twitter: @sofasportspod Subscribe | Share | Comment


Identity crisis at Stoke, the battle for survival & whether Stevie G can deny Brendan another title?

Host @HarrySymeou was joined by Simon Alavi and Angela Smith (chair of the supporters council at Stoke City) to discuss the clubs identity crisis, the battle for Premier League survival, whether Stevie G can deny Brendan Rodgers another title, Barcelona crowned Champions, Juve a step closer to the Scudetto, Wenger's reception at Old Trafford and of course...Claude Puel watch! Head over to and register your vote...


No to VAR & a look ahead to the FA Cup Semi Final weekend

Host @HarrySymeou and panelist Dan De Luca are joined by former top level referee & the former manager of the PGMOL Keith Hackett to discuss at length the Premier League clubs' vote against the introduction of VAR next season & look ahead to the FA Cup Semi Finals. As always Keith provided plenty of insight, shared his honest views and his concerns. Check out - for more brilliant analysis from Keith and his colleagues. Twitter: @sofasportspod Subscribe | Share | Review


Buffon See's Red, Pep's City Crash Out, A Greek God In Rome? Whats That All About?

Host @HarrySymeou is joined by regular panelists Simon Alavi & Dan De Luca. This week's special guest is the host and brains behind the fabulous @shootthedefence - Stel Stylianou. The panel look back on a whole load of Champions League drama, a disappointing week for City, we try make sense of the relegation battle and take a brief look at the current situation in Serie A as Juve and Napoli continue to fight for the Scudetto. Don't forget to register your vote for this years Football...


UEFA Champions League Review Show

The panel and football journalist @harrydecosemo review the Champions League Quarter final ties: Real Madrid & Juventus, Sevilla & Bayern Munich, Liverpool & Manchester City, Barcelona vs Roma. 'Pull Watch' is back and we partake in our weekly quiz. Twitter: @sofasportspod


Martin Tyler Interview

The voice of football Martin Tyler joins host @HarrySymeou for an insightful talk regarding his outstanding career, his journey from non-league football to the gantry, the FIFA video game, life at Sky Sports and shares his thoughts on the controversial VAR trials. Martin truly is a fountain of footballing knowledge and this is an episode you will not want to miss! Check it out! Subscribe | Share | Comment Twitter: @sofasportspod


Raphael Honigstein Interview - Bonus Podcast

Host @HarrySymeou was joined on the phone by German Football Expert, Journalist, Author and Regular on James Richardson's Totally Football Show -Raphael Honigstein (@honigstein). We discussed his brilliant career, his publications, his route into journalism and we even got the chance to pick his brains on some of the games current stories. Thanks to Raphael for taking up our invitation - its a great listen, check it out! Follow us on Twitter: @sofasportspod Subscribe | Share | Review...


The Race For The Top 4, That Dinosaur Of A Manager & Plenty More

Host @HarrySymeou is joined by regular panelists Simon Alavi & Daniel De Luca to discuss the latest stories from the world of European football. This weeks special guest is sports broadcaster and host of the Best in the World Podcast Richard Parr. We discuss another crucial Man City victory, the race for the top 4, Arsene Wenger's woes, the race for the Scudetto and the small matter of Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid at the Camp Nou. Follow us on Twitter: @sofasportspod Subscribe | Share |...


Pitch Invasions, Guardiola & Chelsea's Chances

Host @HarrySymeou was joined by regular panelists Dan De Luca, Simon Alavi and the host of @ShootTheDefence Stel to discuss the events at Wigan, Pep Guardiola's behaviour and Chelsea's chances of progressing in the Champions League. We also bring you the first edition of 'Puel Watch' & our weekly quiz. Find out who the winner was this time around! Subscribe | Share | Comment


A European Adventure

The team discuss Spurs' irresistible form, Newcastle's victory over Man Utd, one of us' recent trip to Dortmund and we explore football in the Netherlands through the eyes of Dutch football expert James Rowe. Subscribe | Share | Comment Follow us on Twitter: @sofasportspod


Divine Intervention

The panel were joined by football journalist @harrydecosemo to talk Newcastle United, reflect on some of the midweek action and look back at the January transfer window. This show also saw the exciting launch of a brand new feature 'Puel Watch' Subscribe | Share | Review Twitter: @sofasportspod


City's run comes to an end at Anfield

The team are joined by former #Liverpool goalkeeper Sander Westerveld & former #ManCity defender Terry Phelan to review the 4-3 thriller at Anfield. We also discuss the Alexis Sanchez saga, the VAR trials, Ryan Giggs' first managerial appointment & Real Madrid's current problems. Follow us on Twitter: @sofasportspod


Keith Hackett Interview

An interview with former Referee and head of the Professional Game Match Official's Board Keith Hackett. We discussed his fantastic career, tapped into Keith's excellent knowledge of the profession and he answered all the questions we were dying to have answered! An open and honest interview with one of English footballs most influential men. This is a show NOT to be missed! Subscribe | Share | Comment Twitter: @sofasportspod


Can you do it on a cold night in Stoke?

The panel come together to discuss a full midweek round of Premier League fixtures. Host Harry is joined by De Luca, Alavi & we welcome back Tim Curtis. Why are the Gunners misfiring away from home? How far can Burnley go? Is Mark Hughes on borrowed time? Is Hodgson on his way to rescuing Crystal Palace? Did Jose and United feel like attacking tonight? Is Jurgen Klopp the right man for Liverpool? The latest from La Liga and as usual plenty of fun! Twitter: @sofasportspod Facebook: Sofa...


Derbies in the snow

Some of the team got together for a last minute podcast in order to discuss today's Premier League fixtures: Arsenal v Southampton, Liverpool v Everton and Manchester Utd vs Manchester City. As usual plenty to discuss and we were snowed in after all! Facebook: Sofa Sports News - The Football Fan Network Twitter: @sofasportsnews_


Premier League Round up with Charlie Wyett - 3/12/2017

*Bonus Content* - Football Editor of The Sun @CharlieWyett joined host @HarrySymeou for a quick round up of this weekends key games in the Premier League. Charlie shared his thoughts on Arsenal vs Man Utd, Sam Allardyce's future at Everton, Liverpool's decision to keep Philippe Coutinho, Bournemouth vs Southampton and the confrontation between Pep Guardiola and Nathan Redmond. Twitter: @sofasportsnews_ Facebook: Sofa Sports News - The Football Fan Network Subscribe |...


Ref Watch with Mark Halsey - 28/11/2017

*Bonus Content* - Former Premier League referee Mark Halsey joins us to run through the weekends contentious decisions. We discuss the FA's decision not to retrospectively punish Romelu Lukaku for his kick out against Brighton, the stoppage time penalty awarded to Arsenal at Turf Moor, the penalty incidents in the game involving Huddersfield Town and Manchester City and a couple of the key incidents from Swansea vs Bournemouth. Let us know your thoughts by tweeting us @sofasportsnews_...


The Apocalypse

Host @HarrySymeou is joined by regular panelists @Alavi_SSN, @DDL_SSN and Andy Wilson of the Express and Daily Star to review the World Cup Qualifiers from the European section, in particular Italy's failure to make the finals that has been described as on par with the 'apocalypse' and we look ahead to the return of the Premier League. And FYI Ancelotti hasn't been appointed - he's been approached...thats what i meant (embarrassed face)! Twitter: @sofasportsnews_...


Antonios Nikopolidis Interview - *Greek Version*

Host @HarrySymeou caught up with Greek football legend Antonios Nikopolidis. Antonios was the Greek national goalkeeper during their memorable Euro 2004 triumph. He shared some of his experiences from the European championships and talked a little bit about the current national side ahead of their World Cup qualification playoff versus Croatia. *The interview was conducted in Greek, there will be a translated version to follow shortly* Twitter: @sofasportsnews_...