Finding quality soccer podcasts is sometimes like trying to find a needle in the haystack, such is the sheer quantity available. But to make your life easier in your search of the best of the best, here are the top 5 recommended soccer podcasts out there along with my video review of each one and details on how to subscribe.

5. World Soccer Talk Podcast

Launched in 2006, the World Soccer Talk is the longest running soccer podcast in the business, and for good reason. The show is now hosted by Nick Webster, formerly of FOX Soccer.

Subscribe: World Soccer Talk Podcast on iTunes, World Soccer Talk Podcast RSS feed, World Soccer Talk Podcast on Stitcher, World Soccer Talk Podcast on TuneIn, World Soccer Talk app for iPhone, iPad and iOS devices, and World Soccer Talk app for Android devices


4. BBC World Football Phone-In Podcast

BBC 5’s football phone in isn’t a traditional podcast. But, for us stateside, we get to listen to it as such.

It’s non-traditional format allows listeners to be exposed to questions that are out of most people’s field of view.

Subscribe online.

3. Men In Blazers Podcast

Always entertaining, great guests and hilarious pronunciations. From Grantland to NBC, MIB are truly american soccer journalism’s success story.

Subscribe via their website.

2. ESPN FC Podcast

ESPN FC gives us the thoughts of ESPN pundits such as Steve McManaman and Ian Darke. Succinct, conversation-driven, a must-listen pod.

Subscribe via the ESPN FC website.

1. Football Weekly Podcast by The Guardian

Hosted by the inimitable James Richardson, this podcast is entertaining, informative and all-encompassing.

Subscribe via their website.

Editor’s note: Nipun Chopra is the co-host of the ULF Podcast (United and Liverpool Fans).