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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!




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


Silva's sacking and Swansea send the Red's packing

The panel discussed the sacking of Marco Silva, Swansea's victory over Liverpool, Spurs' disappointing draw, Sanchez to United and revisit some of their pre-season predictions. Find out who know's their stuff and who was way off the mark! Subscribe | Comment | Share Follow us on Twitter: @sofasportspod Available on iTunes, SoundCloud, Acast & the FNX Network


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


Decisions, Transfers & Sparky

Happy New Year to all our listeners! On our first episode of 2018 the panel were joined by former Referee and head of the PGMOL Keith Hackett ( We dig our teeth into some of the festive periods most controversial decisions, talk transfers, the sacking of Mark Hughes and Diego Costa's eventful return to La Liga. Don't forget to Subscribe & leave us a review! 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


Daniel Nardiello Interview

Host @HarrySymeou was joined by former Manchester United & Barnsley striker Daniel Nardiello. Daniel spoke to us about his brilliant career, what it was like to work under Sir Alex Ferguson, his multiple spells at Barnsley and much more! Twitter: @sofasportspod Subscribe | Share | Comment


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_...


Premier League Review & The Managerial Merry-Go-Round

Host @HarrySymeou is joined by regular panelists @DDL_SSN and @Alavi_SSN to discuss the latest action from the English Premier League, the managerial merry-go-round and the latest stories from beautiful game! Subscribe | Share | Comment Twitter: @sofasportsnews_ Facebook: Sofa Sports News - The Football Fan Network


Sander Westerveld Interview

Host @HarrySymeou had the pleasure of talking to former Liverpool, Real Sociedad and Netherlands goalkeeper Sander Westerveld. We spoke about Sander's fantastic playing career, his League Cup, FA Cup and Europa League victories. Sander also shared his thoughts on the current crop at Anfield and where things may have gone wrong for the Dutch national side of late. A huge thanks to Sander Westerveld, a true gentleman and we are thrilled to have had him on the show. Enjoy :) Twitter:...


Charlie Wyett Interview

Charlie Wyett - Football Editor of the Sun joined host Harry to discuss his route into sports journalism, exactly what the profession entails, the challenges they face daily and shared his views on some of the games big stories. A fantastic insight into the media world and an episode not to be missed! Twitter: @sofasportsnews_ Facebook: Sofa Sports News - The Football Fan Network Subscribe | Share | Comment


Derbies, Dives & Double Decker Buses

The @sofasportsnews_ panel discuss week 8 of the English Premier League, Match Day 3 in the UEFA Champions League and the sacking of Craig Shakespeare. Harry & co also discuss the World Cup Qualification draw as well as a round up of the action from Europe's big leagues. Also available on iTunes, SoundCloud, FNX, Stitcher and Tune In Radio. Twitter: @sofasportsnews_ Facebook: Sofa Sports News - The Football Fan Network Share | Comment | Subscribe


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