08/22/2019
Leadership lessons with Graham Potter
The coach of Brighton, Graham Potter, tells us about his leadership style and how he's used the writings of the Dalai Lama to help motivate his overthinking players. Plus, Heather O'Reilly, Peter Odemwingie and Pat Nevin will be sharing stories about the coaches who inspired them. (Photo by Mark Le
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08/08/2019
A World Cup winner, Kasper Schmeichel and Alejandro Bedoya
USA international Jessica McDonald on winning the World Cup. Kasper Schmeichel remembers the good old days of playing street football as a kid. And following Alejandro Bedoya's recent comments about gun violence, should more footballers use their platform to make a political stand? (Photo by Maja H
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08/02/2019
Ellis, Sin Bins and Salah
US Women's Head Coach Jill Ellis will leave her role at the end of October, after winning back to back World Cups. Host Mani Djazmi, former Chelsea winger Pat Nevin and World Cup winner Heather O'Reilly talk about her legacy. The English Football Association has introduced a 10 minute temporary dism
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07/25/2019
The good, the bad and Koscielny
Steve Crossman is joined by World Cup winner Heather O'Reilly and former Nigeria international Peter Odemwingie to discuss the week's big stories. Peter defends Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny's refusal to travel on the club's preseason tour after the Gunners rejected the 33-year-old's transfer
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07/18/2019
AFCON 2019: Legends, dreamers and super fans
Kalusha Bwalya and Joseph Antoine Bell look back at the Africa Cup of Nations. Plus, we meet super fan Alvin Zhakata who travelled from Cape Town to Cairo overland. Presented by Mani Djazmi in Cairo. Photo: Algeria supporters cheer ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations match between Tanzania an
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07/11/2019
Egyptian woes, Nigerian highs and a Malagasy surprise
Mani Djazmi returns to Cairo for AFCON 2019 and speaks to Nigeria’s William Troost-Ekong and Madagascar’s Anicet Andrianantenaina. We also reflect on what wrong for the hosts Egypt, with former goalkeeper Nader el-Sayed.
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07/04/2019
Tea drinkers, orange lionesses and a World Cup final
Heather O'Reilly and Spain's Verónica Boquete look ahead to the women's World Cup final. We also hear from the former French international Melissa Plaza about the challenges still facing the women's game. Plus, Peter Odemwingie gives his views on the Africa Cup of Nations and we look ahead to the fi
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06/27/2019
Football, football everywhere...
Former USA midfielder Heather O'Reilly is at the World Cup in France. From the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, Nigerian captain Mikel Jon Obi looks back on his career. And, we also drop in on the Copa America in Brazil. Presenter Mani Djazmi is joined by Pat Nevin and former Nigeria striker Peter O
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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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