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A New Beginning – EPL Weekend Review (World Soccer Talk Podcast)

The debut weekend of the 2014/15 Premier League season was a new beginning for football supporters as we welcomed many of our favorite footballers back to the TV sets. And at World Soccer Talk, it’s a new beginning as we introduce a brand-new host to the longest-running soccer podcast on the planet — Nick Webster.

Many soccer followers in the States will know Nick from his days on Fox Soccer Channel. At FSC, Nick was a prominent figure both behind the scenes and in front of the camera during the growth of FSC.

In this weekend’s episode, Webster is joined by Kartik Krishnaiyer and Matt Lichtenstadter as they dissect all of the major talking points from a busy weekend of Premier League soccer.

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Kartik: @kkfla737

Matt L: @MattsMusings1

Here are the different ways you can listen to the World Soccer Talk Podcast:

• Listen via the World Soccer Talk website, or visit the World Soccer Talk Podcasts page
• Subscribe to the World Soccer Talk Podcast on iTunes,
• Add the World Soccer Talk Podcast RSS feed to your RSS reader,
• Subscribe to the World Soccer Talk Podcast on Stitcher, or
• Subscribe to the World Soccer Talk Podcast on TuneIn
• Download the World Soccer Talk app for iPhone, iPad and iOS devices
• Download the World Soccer Talk app for Android devices

Before we go, we’d like to thank the crew of Laurence McKenna, Kris Heneage and Morgan Green for their hard work on the World Soccer Talk Podcast during the past few years.

And please join me in welcoming Nick to the fold as the new host of the World Soccer Talk Podcast.

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19 Comments

19 Comments

  1. Jeff B

    November 23, 2014 at 3:42 pm

    Have to agree the new bunch is overly abrasive…it seems as though the current format emphasizes silly banter over thoughtful analysis. Very disappointing new direction for the podcast.

    • Christopher Harris

      November 23, 2014 at 3:58 pm

      It’s a completely different style. The old one was more analytical, but the podcast wasn’t released on a reliable basis. The new style is more in-your-face and released every Sunday night like clockwork.

  2. Christopher Harris

    August 23, 2014 at 8:31 am

    Thanks everyone for your feedback. We’ve received a lot of positive comments by e-mail, too, as well as a couple of negative messages.

    We hope you join us in looking forward to listening to the upcoming episodes — released every Sunday night.

  3. Steph K

    August 20, 2014 at 10:16 pm

    But Lawrence and Kristian were the only ones I liked. Sadly this new beginning is a final end for me with this podcast.

  4. Ramesh Raghuthaman

    August 20, 2014 at 5:49 pm

    Chris:

    One of the best things about this site and the podcasts was the content, the discussion. It wasn’t like all these typical morning sports radio shows here in the states. Please don’t change that. Last week’s podcast was unbearable. The Epl Talk podcast as I like to refer to it, is my number 1 pod.

    If there is a need for change, I understand. I just hope it is someone other than this show’s host.

    The ethos of the show has always been about the discussion. This show was anything but. It was gimmicky questions with an abrasive hosts delivering them. Can Farley come back? How about Green, Hennage, etc.

    As always, I love the site.

    Thanks.

  5. insert name here

    August 20, 2014 at 9:12 am

    oh good God please dont let this horrible, abrasive, loud & irritating host be a regular… I never thought Id say this but … I miss Laurence. I just cant listen to the POD anymore if this loud annoyin unfunny shock jock guy is presenting it… such a shame. I loved the PODS.

  6. brian

    August 18, 2014 at 11:29 am

    LOVE NICK and will miss Lozcast. Looking forward to hearing Nick and at least he is keeping Matt from draging on with nonsence.

  7. gargoyle

    August 18, 2014 at 9:46 am

    Great to hear Nick Webster!!

    Hopefully we will be hearing more from him in the future.

    Great podcast this week

  8. Cody

    August 18, 2014 at 9:29 am

    Well, this is disappointing. Laurence was great. Kris was great. I’ve always liked Kartik. I’m not a fan of the 2 newest guys Nick & Matt. Both overly abrasive and not representative of what I came to love in this podcast 3+ years ago. Sadly, I probably won’t have a reason to listen anymore.

  9. Arsenal

    August 18, 2014 at 9:12 am

    haha i liked the new host, certainly spiced things up! otherwise things can get a little dull.. he has a good energy. i have a feeling some of the unsatisfied comments above are from spurs fans 😛

  10. Justin

    August 18, 2014 at 4:36 am

    No more Laurence or Kristan? Sad say for me, as I always loved listening to them on the pod.

    • insert name here

      August 20, 2014 at 9:16 am

      Is Kristan gone too??? Damn. It seems like he just wants loud annoying characters on the POD now.. Laurence was annoying but at least he wasnt always shouting. This guy Nick is terrible.

  11. john marzan

    August 18, 2014 at 3:47 am

  12. kenny

    August 18, 2014 at 2:55 am

    have very much enjoyed lawrence hosting this show. not too keen on the new guy. has lawrence left the show for good?

    • Christopher Harris

      August 18, 2014 at 7:09 am

      Correct. I made the decision that it was time for a change.

      • gargoyle

        August 18, 2014 at 9:53 am

        Laurence was terrific but very much enjoy the work of Nick as well.

      • insert name here

        August 20, 2014 at 9:13 am

        Bad decision.

  13. Secret

    August 18, 2014 at 1:18 am

    Ugh,such an unlistenable, abrasive host this week.

    • Momo

      August 20, 2014 at 1:54 pm

      Webster was a breath of fresh air compared to that squeaky little gerbil Matt L. or that hyperventilating broken record that is Kartik.

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