Dummy: Interviews with smart soccer people
About This Show
Howler editor George Quraishi interviews soccer journalists, managers, players, and activists. Dummy is about everything except what happened on the field last week: the business, politics, history, personalities, and social issues that touch the world’s favorite game.
Most Recent Episode
Oh my Darlington PLUS: FIFA bad guys—where are they now?
4 days ago
We don’t know many of the details about why Darlington Nagbe declined to play for the U.S. national team in the last two friendlies, but Will Parchman and Bobby Warshaw join to discuss what we do know, and we try to answer the big questions: why do some players seem to love Jurgen Klinsmann while others fall out of favor and never get another chance? Is there ever a good reason to just shrug off a call-up? Bobby and Will agree that the U.S. needs a player with Nagbe’s unique abilities; what does the U.S. midfield look like for the foreseeable future without him?This week’s poll—what is your all-time favorite soccer jersey? http://fifa.wtf/2eM70B6Matt Pyzdrowski’s excellent piece on Marc André ter Stegen: http://fifa.wtf/2eM7bwgJoin the Dummy email list: http://fifa.wtf/2eM9iAq***Those of you who, like George, use Pocket Casts to listen to podcasts might have seen a couple of recent episodes download multiple times this week. We are changing all of Howler’s podcasts over to a new host, and this appears to be a bug specific to Pocket Casts. We apologize for the inconvenience!***