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Jonathan Wilson Interview: World Cup Buzz Podcast

The Guardian’s Jonathan Wilson is one of the most influential soccer writers in the English-language world, whose ability to explain the tactical side of the game has changed the way the game is covered. ​On today’s podcast, the author of Sunderland: A Club Transformed, Behind the Curtain, and Inverting the […]

Andy Gray Interview: World Cup Buzz Podcast

Sky Sports’ Andy Gray broadcast the UEFA Champions League final on Saturday and will work with Fox Soccer Channel this summer as a World Cup analyst. Earlier this week Andy joined me to talk about both events, giving us an overview of which nations he sees as strongest ahead of […]

Grant Wahl Interview: World Cup Buzz Podcast

Grant Wahl is a senior soccer writer at Sports Illustrated and author of the Beckham Experiment. He joins me on this edition of the World Cup Buzz podcast to talk about the three teams representing CONCACAF: Honduras, who most will view as longshots; Mexico, who experienced a drastic turnaround after […]

Simon Hill Interview: World Cup Buzz Podcast

Simon Hill is the lead commentator for Fox Sports Australia and, in addition to leading the channel’s A-League efforts, covers the region’s international game. Simon joined me early last week to talk about the five teams from Asian and Oceania that will be competing in South Africa: Australia, New Zealand, […]

Simon Kuper Interview: World Cup Buzz Podcast

One of the co-authors of Soccernomics, Simon Kuper is also an expert on Dutch soccer. On this edition of the World Cup Buzz podcast, I talk to Simon about the romance surrounding the Oranje, when we learned about the team from Euro 2008, and whether he feels a suspect defense […]

Martin Tyler Interview: World Cup Buzz Podcast

Martin Tyler will be calling this summer’s World Cup for ESPN, serving as the network’s lead commentator in South Africa. Earlier this week Martin joined me to talk about last week’s FA Cup final, Saturday’s Champions League final in Madrid, the 2018 World Cup bid, but mostly, the England national […]

Tim Vickery Interview: World Cup Buzz Podcast

On this episode of the World Cup Buzz Podcast, Richard Farley discusses with Tim Vickery the South American teams who will be competing in the 2010 World Cup. Also discussed is the Albiceleste viability of Esteban Cambiasso as well as dissecting the five South American teams who qualified for South […]

Raphael Honigstein Interview: World Cup Buzz Podcast

On Monday, it was announced that an ankle injury suffered in Saturday’s FA Cup Final would keep German national team captain Michael Ballack out of the World Cup. Joining us to talk about that as well the Nationalmannschaft’s chances this summer is the Guardian and Sports Illustrated’s Raphael Honigstein. Raphael […]

Andy Brassell Interview: World Cup Buzz Podcast

Kicking off the World Cup Buzz podcast’s two months of coverage, the Talk network welcomes back Andy Brassell, one of the media’s leading experts on professional football in Western Europe. Andy joined me late last week to talk about the nations from his coverage area who will be competing in […]

Best of 2009-10: EPL Talk Podcast

As we at the EPL Talk Podcast shift into World Cup gear, it is a good time to look back at some of the audio highlights of the season. Thanks to the efforts of Paul Scanling (who you may know as the user Atlanta Pompey), we bring you a Best […]

Weekend, Season Review Show: EPL Talk Podcast

Chelsea’s 8-0 victory over Wigan put an exclamation point of their title winning statement, taking the English Premier League’s championship back from Manchester United after its three year sojourn at Old Trafford. On this edition of the EPL Talk podcast, myself, Laurance McKenna and Kartik Krishnaiyer discuss the result a […]

Weekend Preview Show: EPL Talk Podcast

Chelsea is a win away from unseating Manchester United as Premier League champions, but on this edition of the EPL Talk podcast, the panel spends most of their time looking at the past. Myself, Laurence McKenna, and Kartik Krishnaiyer start this edition of the Weekend Preview Show by talking about […]

The Gaffer, Christopher Harris Interview: EPL Talk Podcast

As we approach the end of the Premier League season, we continue to take inventory of the season and the site. There is no better person to do that with than our own icon, The Gaffer. On today’s edition of the EPL Talk podcast, I talk to Christopher Harris about […]

Jesse Chula Interview: EPL Talk Podcast

Jesse Chula is one of the best and most prolific authors at EPL Talk, but to this point, his work for the site has been confined to the written word. On this edition of the EPL Talk podcast, Chula transcends screen and commits to the track to talk to me […]

Chuck Culpepper Interview: EPL Talk Podcast

Perhaps the most famous Portsmouth fan in North America, Chuck Culpepper documented his conversation to football fan and Pompey supporter in Bloody Confused (or, in the U.K., Up Pompey). In the wake of a trying season at Fratton Park, Chuck rejoins the EPL Talk podcast to shares his views, talk […]

Weekend Review Show: EPL Talk Podcast

Chelsea overcame their largest remaining title obstacle on Sunday, a comfortable 2-0 win at Anfield where an unfortunate assist from Steven Gerrard helped officially eliminate Liverpool’s chances of returning to Champions League. On this edition of the EPL Talk podcast, myself, Laurence McKenna and Kartik Krishnaiyer review the weekend that […]

Weekend Preview Show: EPL Talk Podcast

Chelsea last stern test of the season is Sunday at Anfield, where a Liverpool side stunned by Diego Forlán’s stoppage time goal will try to rebound from Europe League disappointment. Draw or tie, and the Blues likely fall behind Manchester United before the season’s last weekend. To discuss that match […]

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Terrorists are targeting soccer but fans’ power to unite will prevail

The followup of Friday’s events in Paris with the cancellation of Tuesday’s Germany-Netherlands friendly has shook the world. Four days after attacks in France included blasts outside the Stade de France during a France-Germany friendly, a suspicious package was found HDI-Arena in Hanover, prompting local police to evacuate the venue […]

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