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Wrexham is now a global phenomenon: Rob Phillips interview

Wrexham is now a global phenomenon: Rob Phillips interview

The latest episode of the World Soccer Talk Podcast is presented by Sling. Rob Phillips is a commentator and reporter for the BBC Radio Wales, and the preeminent radio voice for soccer in Wales. With a 40-year plus career in journalism and broadcasting, Phillips has called many of Wrexham’s games this season as the club secured […]

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/ 381 days ago

Wrexham is now a global phenomenon: Rob Phillips interview

The latest episode of the World Soccer Talk Podcast is presented by Sling. Rob Phillips is a commentator and reporter for the BBC Radio Wales, and the preeminent radio voice for soccer in Wales. With a 40-year plus career in journalism and broadcasting, Phillips has called many of Wrexham’s games this season as the club secured […]

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/ 431 days ago

Lineker returns to Match of the Day after suspension

Gary Lineker is set to soon return to host BBC's Match of the Day. The former Leicester City, Barcelona, and Tottenham Hotspur star was previously removed from the show for comments about the British government. The presenter essentially criticized UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s views on the asylum policy. Lineker has also been vocal about […]

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/ 435 days ago

BBC Match of the Day crew steps away in support of Lineker

On Friday, a number of pundits on BBC Match of the Day announced they would not partake on the weekend in support of Gary Lineker. BBC suspended the host of the show and former England striker for comments breaching impartiality against the British government. Lineker criticized UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's take on the asylum […]

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/ 450 days ago

Legendary soccer commentator John Motson dies, aged 77

British soccer commentator John Motson has passed away at the age of 77. The legendary voice of the sport called more than 2,500 matches in his 50 years at BBC. Because of his extensive work, Motson became one of the most recognizable voices in English soccer. The Motson family released a short statement on the […]

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/ 456 days ago

How to unblock BBC Radio 5 to hear the best of soccer

BBC Radio 5 is a national radio station from the United Kingdom that streams live audio of many of the best soccer matches worldwide. Those include select Premier League games as well as the World Cup, FA Cup and other soccer competitions. While BBC Radio 5 Live is free for listeners outside of the United […]

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/ 509 days ago

See how BBC's Match of the Day looked in 1974

Match of the Day has been a staple of British television since it first aired in 1964. In fact, the soccer highlights show holds the Guinness World Record for the longest-running football television program in the world. The BBC have posted footage from their archives to YouTube, offering a fascinating look at how Match of […]

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/ 516 days ago

BBC's World Cup closing montage captures greatest moments

One of the ways that the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) stands apart from other broadcasters worldwide is their commitment to quality. For instance, BBC's World Cup closing montage is four minutes and forty-four seconds of beauty. It encapsulates many of the most memorable moments from Qatar 2022. But it's more than a highlight reel. It's […]

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/ 521 days ago

BBC host Gary Lineker calls USA an extraordinarily racist country

Gary Lineker has ruffled feathers once again after branding the USA "an extraordinarily racist country." The BBC host previously upset 2022 World Cup organizers by pointing out human rights issues in Qatar. FIFA, and the Middle Eastern nation, obviously didn't much appreciate the strong words. “We pointed facts out at the beginning of the tournament; […]

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/ 533 days ago

Americans boycotting FOX's World Cup for BBC Radio 5 Live

Enough is enough. Soccer fans in the United States are so dissatisfied with FOX's World Cup TV coverage that many are boycotting FOX's World Cup for BBC Radio broadcasts instead. Diehard soccer fans are furious at the dumbing down of FOX's World Cup coverage. Instead FOX's coverage only appeals to casual sports fans. So much […]

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/ 545 days ago

BBC Qatar World Cup opening in stark contrast to FOX

If you missed the BBC opening to the Qatar World Cup that aired in the United Kingdom, it's important to watch it. Whether you're a soccer fan or not, it shows what happens when you don't have a nation state sponsoring a TV network's coverage. As you may know, the backdrop of the 2022 World […]

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/ 561 days ago

BBC reveals World Cup commentating crew

BBC has officially announced its crew of on-air talent ahead of the upcoming 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The British broadcasting network will air 33 of the tournament matches on the channel and iPlayer. The list of commentators will consist of Guy Mowbray, Steve Wilson, Jonathan Pearce, Steve Bower, Robyn Cowen, Alistair Bruce Ball, Simon […]