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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01/03/2019
World Football at the 2019 Asian Cup
Bernd Stange has one goal above all others when he leads Syria into the finals ; to put a smile back on the faces of the country's war-ravaged people. The veteran German manager was lured out of retirement this year to take charge of the Syrians as they seek to build on their remarkable run to the v
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12/25/2018
John Arne Riise: Bullies, Golf Clubs and Istanbul
The former Liverpool, Roma and Norway footballer John Arne Riise looks back on his career and remembers the many highlights, such as the 'Miracle in Istanbul'. Yet despite his achievements, Riise had to overcome bullying, insecurity and loneliness to get to the top. And his career was nearly put in
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12/20/2018
Mourinho, the FIFA Club World Cup and Nelson Mandela the Wedding Crasher
Former South Africa international Shaun Bartlett talks about his meetings with Nelson Mandela. Plus, Heather O'Reilly Pat Nevin and Peter Odemwingie discuss Jose Mourinho's sacking and the relevance of the FIFA Club World Cup. (Photo: ANNA ZIEMINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
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12/13/2018
Racism, Sébastien Bassong and River Plate Win!
Former Tottenham and Cameroon player Sébastien Bassong talks about the racism he has suffered. Mani Djazmi reports from the postponed Copa Libertadores final in Madrid. Plus, the Belgian defender Thomas Foket tells us how a routine medical led to an unpleasant surprise.
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12/06/2018
Copa Libertadores Take Two
Mani Djazmi hosts the show from Madrid where River Plate and Boca Juniors are set to play the second leg of the Copa Libertadores final Sunday. The match was postponed twice after River fans attacked the Boca team bus and has now been moved more than 6000 miles from Buenos Aries. Mani will be joi
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11/29/2018
The Biggest Game That Never Was
The story of the Copa Libertadores final between River Plate and Boca Juniors, which was controversially postponed following an attack on the Boca team bus. We also hear from the Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez, who reflects on his career highlights. (Photo by Marcelo Endelli/Getty Images)
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11/22/2018
The Big Ticket in Town
World Football comes from Buenos Aires, ahead of the second leg of the Copa Libertadores final between fierce rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate on Saturday. This is South America’s Champions League and, with the match currently tied at 2-2 on aggregate, it’s hard to over-hype what a contest this w
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11/15/2018
Stories from Inside the Dressing Room
Heather O'Reilly, Peter Odemwingie and Pat Nevin discuss the big football stories. Should TV cameras be allowed in the dressing room? The education of playing abroad and why you're never to old for a kick-about.
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