06/20/2019
A week in Cairo for AFCON 2019
Kenya’s Victor Wanyama, Guinea’s Aly Keita and the former Egypt goalkeeper Nader el-Sayed look ahead to the Africa Cup of Nations. Presenter Mani Djazmi is joined in Cairo by Egyptian journalist Inas Mazhar and former DR Congo captain Gabriel Zakuani.
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06/13/2019
Adventures in Guam: The 2022 World Cup journey begins
Mani Djazmi travels to the tropical island of Guam for the World Cup qualifier against Bhutan. (Picture: Courtesy of the Bhutan Football Federation)
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06/06/2019
The Women’s World Cup kicks off
Mani Djazmi, World Cup winner Heather O’Reilly, Pat Nevin and Peter Odemwingie are in Paris for the start of the women’s World Cup. We hear from the former Canada goalkeeper and FIFA World Cup ambassador Karina LeBlanc and Brazil defender Kathellen Sousa talks emotionally about the challenges she’s
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05/31/2019
Antonio Conte, Sadio Mané and the Champions League final
An exclusive interview with the new Inter Milan coach, Antonio Conte. We also hear from the President of Inter, Steven Zhang. Also on the show, Liverpool's Sadio Mané looks ahead to the final of the UEFA Champions League. Presenter by Mani Djazmi is joined by Heather O'Reilly, Peter Odemwingie and
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05/23/2019
World Cup dreams and Hakeem al-Araibi
USA international Jessica McDonald looks ahead to the World Cup. And refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi talks about his time in jail. Presenter Mani Djazmi is also joined by Heather O'Reilly and Pat Nevin. (Photo by Carlos Rodrigues/Getty Images)
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05/16/2019
Cup Finals, Solomon Islands and the Corsican mafia
Greek Cup final hero Chuba Akompa talks about winning the double with PAOK. Italian defender Elena Linari explains why qualifying for the World Cup was an act of revenge against the sexists. And the coach of the Solomon Islands, Wim Rijsbergen, remembers his run-in with the Corsican mafia. Presented
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05/10/2019
Champions League dreams and developing Iran
Iranian-American coach Katayoun Khosrowyar talks to Mani Djazmi, Pat Nevin and Heather O'Reilly about the week's big football stories and the challenges of coaching Iran's under age women's sides. Jordi Delgado joins us to examine Barcelona's Champions league semi-final defeat to Liverpool. And D
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05/02/2019
Thomas Rongen: Memories of Cruyff, Beckenbauer and the Rolling Stones
Dutch-American coach Thomas Rongen joins Mani Djazmi, Pat Nevin and Peter Odemwingie to share some of his memorable football stories. From his old team-mate and friend Johan Cruyff, to coaching American Samoa and jamming with the Rolling Stones. (Photo by Andy Mead/YCJ/Icon Sportswire/Corbis via G
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04/25/2019
Casablanca derby, chasing PSG and India's Aditi Chauhan
We report from the Casablanca derby and hear from the coach of Raja, Patrice Carteron. India's goalkeeper Aditi Chauhan talks about her career and hopes for the future. Plus, the OGC Nice President Gauthier Ganaye discusses the challenges of competing with Paris St Germain. Presented by Pat Nevin a
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04/18/2019
Istanbul derbies and a journeyman's adventures
We're in Istanbul for a weekend of derbies, as Basaksehir go in search of their first ever trophy. And the former Hamilton Academical striker Richard Offiong talks about his globetrotting career, which took him to South Korea, Sweden, Belgium, Malaysia and Australia. (Photo by Ulrik Pedersen/NurPho
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04/11/2019
Simon Mignolet, Östersunds and the Chelsea academy
Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet discusses the title race. Östersunds midfielder Charlie Colkett talks about his journey from the Chelsea academy, via the Netherlands. And World Cup winner Heather O'Reilly discusses the latest career move of her old adversary Inka Grings, who is now in charge of
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04/04/2019
Júlio César, Pascal Chimbonda and Racing Club's celebrations
Pat Nevin and Mani Djazmi are joined by the former Tottenham defender Pascal Chimbonda to talk about his old club's new stadium and racism in the game. The former Brazil goalkeeper Júlio César looks back at the highlights of his career. And, Racing Club director Barbara Blanco discusses her team's t
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03/28/2019
Magnus Hedman: Drugs, black holes and suicidal thoughts
Swedish goalkeeper Magnus Hedman talks about his battles with depression and drug addiction. He also recalls the moment he almost committed suicide. Also on the show, the Kilmarnock coach Steve Clarke discusses the problems facing Scottish football. Presented by Pat Nevin, Peter Odemwingie and World
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03/21/2019
Indian adventures and Eduardo at carnival
Former Croatia and Arsenal forward Eduardo da Silva looks back on his career. And we're joined by the former India coach Stephen Constantine. Plus, Auckland City player Dylan Manickum pays tribute to his friend and former team mate, Atta Elayyan, who was killed in the Christchurch mosque attack. (P
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03/15/2019
US Women's Team v US Soccer Federation: A quest for equality
Two-time world champion Kristine Lilly talks about the US Women’s National Team's decision to file a lawsuit over a dispute for equal pay. The panel debate player safety, after several incidents of fan trouble in British football. Mani Djazmi travels to Sweden to talk to Östersund’s Aly Keita about
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03/08/2019
Why France's women are ready to lift the World Cup
Amandine Henry tells us why France's women can win the World Cup, while Mathieu Flamini explains why he wants Champions League football for Getafe and a better world for everyone Photo: Amandine Henry playing for France (Credit: Getty Images)
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02/28/2019
Hegerberg's hiatus, double El Clasico and the fall of Chelsea's Roman Empire?
She's the best player in the world, the winner of the Ballon d'Or and she has won the Champions League three times. But Norwegian striker Ada Hegerberg won't be playing at this year's World Cup in France, apparently in protest at what she describes as a lack of respect for female players in Norway
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02/21/2019
Gus Poyet, sectarianism and the Dalai Lama
Gus Poyet talks about the lack of respect in the modern game. Pat Nevin discusses the problem of sectarianism in Scottish Football. And World Cup winner Heather O'Reilly remembers her meeting with the Dalai Lama. (Photo: Gus Poyet. Credit: Mehdi Fedouach/AFP/Getty Images)
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02/14/2019
Timothy Weah, Mark Schwarzer and national identity
PSG striker Timothy Weah talks about the lessons learned from Mbappe, Neymar and his father, George Weah. We're also joined by the former Australian goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer.
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02/07/2019
La Liga's Ambition and Aspire's role in Asian Cup Success
Mani Djazmi is joined by the former Chelsea and Scotland winger Pat Nevin, Heather O’Reilly the American three-time Olympic Gold medalist and World Cup winner, and the former Nigeria forward Peter Odemwingie. Former Real Madrid and Malaga defender Fernando Sanz, who's now La Liga's director for th
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01/31/2019
Kluivert, Rossi and the Asian Cup Final
Former Ajax, Barcelona and Netherlands striker Patrick Kluivert, who is now the assistant coach of the Cameroon national team, shares his thoughts on the upcoming men's Africa Cup of Nations tournament. Cameroon was recently stripped of the right to host this year’s tournament as a result of delays
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01/24/2019
Back at the Asian Cup
It is crunch time at Asian football's biggest tournament as we enter the knock-out stages. As the transfer window begins to close we find out what its really like when your hopes of a dream move become a nightmare. And we hear about former British footballer, John Wilkinson, who started his journ
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01/17/2019
Sven Goran Eriksson, Carl Ikeme and the coach of Matabeleland
Sven Goran Eriksson talks about his addiction to football. The former Wolves and Nigeria goalkeeper Carl Ikeme talks about his retirement from the game due to cancer. And we're also joined by the former New Zealand captain Rebecca Smith and the man who coached the Matabeleland. (Photo by Power Spor
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01/10/2019
Giorgio Chiellini and Kyrgyzstan's African Prince
The Juventus and Italy captain, Giorgio Chiellini, talks about his career and tells us how the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo has changed the dressing room. Plus, we hear from Kyrgyzstan's Daniel Tagoe, an African Prince playing in the 2019 Asian Cup. (Photo by Daniele Badolato via Getty Images)
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