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48 minutes | Nov 25, 2020
Diego Maradona Special: Live is Life
Adam Peacock and James Dodd chat about the life of Diego Maradona, who passed away today aged 60.As well as re-living some of the biggest moments of his career, the boys chat about an incredible life, both on and off a football pitch, from his native land, to Barcelona, Napoli, his journey here in 1993 to watching the tennis in Buenos Aires.There's stories from those who played with and against him, plus a few stories about what made him such a revered figure in Argentina and known throughout the world after becoming arguably the greatest ever player to play the planet's most popular sport.
39 minutes | Nov 17, 2020
Sydney FC and Perth Glory in Doha, Arsene Wenger Exclusive
Host Adam Peacock catches up with the two Australian teams already in Doha as the Asian Champions League finally resumes.Kosta Barbarouses from Sydney FC and Brandon Wilson from Perth Glory explain the unique journey to get over there, thoughts about perhaps being away for Christmas and their own national team situation - Kosta with NZ and Brandon back with the Olyroos, despite being tracked by... Botswana! Plus there's an exclusive extended clip from Arsene Wenger's upcoming appearance at the 2020 Australian Coaching Conference, which is to be held online on November 28.FULL RUNDOWN0.00 Intro, with Wenger clip2.45 Kosta Barbarouses chatTopics covered: travel to Doha, sleeping in a welders mask, staying in the A League, NZ national team situation, thoughts on an All Whites-Socceroos series, possibility of being away for Christmas, what Sydney FC is really like.16.00 Brandon Wilson chatTopics covered: Being back with Perth, his background, Botswana trying to get him, going to Leeds as a kid, learning from his Olyroos situation (Wilson has just served a 12 month suspension due to 'unprofessional conduct'), Glory with Richard Garcia, having Diego Castro back nutmegging everyone31.00 Arsene Wenger exclusiveIn this special early listen to Wenger's appearance the Australian Coaching Conference, he talks about the incredible drive Arsenal's Invincibles had, football at the top level becoming so fast and physical and is insatiable need to watch football every day!
43 minutes | Nov 11, 2020
Champions League travels, best & worst grounds, Twitter feeds and Robbie on the chicken run
Robbie Slater and Fox Sports News football reporter James Dodd join Adam Peacock for their weekly dissection of talking points from both here and abroad, and not just confined to football.Full rundown below, but to give you an idea this weeks tags include Diego Castro, Donald Trump, Twitter, rules of politics, Goodison Park, the chicken run, Joe Gomez and Olyroos. Amongst other things. Something for everyone!FULL RUNDOWN1.00 Perth Sydney and Victory about to go to Champions League6.00 Diego Castro returns to Perth8,00 Olyroos games11.00 What to expect from Macarthur Bulls14.00 Robbie's take on the direction of the game17.00 Doddy's worst game day experience19.00 Robbie's worst game day experience22.00 Best grounds we've been to25.00 Robbie on the chicken run at Upton Park28.00 Robbie's twitter mentions (RIP)30.00 The international scene... why is there one now?!34.00 Premier league race, lets all laugh at Arsenal38.00 The 4 rules of politics41.00 In conversation with Arsene Wenger.. when he tried to sign Robbie
38 minutes | Nov 3, 2020
Indigenous Football Week Special: John Moriarty and Adam Goodes
With Indigenous Football Week around the corner (November 9-15) Adam Peacock chats to the founder of John Moriarty Football, John Moriarty and the patron of the program for 2020, Adam Goodes.Moriarty set the program up a number of years ago to help the world game become a part of indigenous communities all over Australia, and amongst many purposes, it helps give opportunity to talented young players - like Shay Evans with Sydney FC's W League side. AFL legend Goodes has always been a football fan, and he explains his connection and love for the game that might have been his sport of choice if not for what was available as a kid.Here both men talk about their experiences in football, and what they hope the sport can be for indigenous youth in particular.
41 minutes | Oct 28, 2020
ACL troubles, A League relocation, Mess-ut Ozil and the pod in 4 languages
Adam Peacock is joined by Robbie Slater and James Dodd from Fox Sports News, who debuts in spectacular fashion.The boys discuss some standout results in the UEFA Champions League, the situation with the Asian Champions League, where it seems A League clubs are being forced to go.Brisbane and Wellington are on the move, so too a player who has gone from NPL 4 in NSW with Fraser Park to St James' Park and Newcastle United.Arsenal fan Dodd breaks down the Mesut Ozil mess, plus the political upheaval at Barcelona, which gives the boys a perfect chance to end the pod like it's never ended before - in French and Spanish.And there's some singing in Italian from Andrea Bocelli.All thanks to EA Sports' FIFA 21. Out now!
37 minutes | Oct 20, 2020
Arnie stays with Socceroos, Jets CEO to coach, filling the van Dijk hole and Terry Venables yarns
Adam Peacock and Robbie Slater chat all things football, with current topics and old yarns part of this week's discussion.Graham Arnold turns down an overseas gig to stay with the Socceroos, Newcastle Jets looking within to coach the team and what it can be like running a football club when things don't go to plan.The boys look into the Premier League clubs money grab in greater detail, how Virgil van Dijk will be missed for Liverpool and towards the end some wonderful advice Robbie got from greats Terry Vanables and Graeme Souness.All thanks to FIFA21, out now!
46 minutes | Oct 14, 2020
A & W League restart, Robinson departs Jets, Harry Maguire and one extra night in Argentina
Adam Peacock and Robbie Slater discuss the new season start dates for the A League and W League, plus the bombshell departure of Carl Robinson from the Newcastle Jets to take up the Wanderers gig.The boys also discuss a possible Premier League restructure, Harry Maguire's troubles plus Robbie tells a ripping story of the time he, Graham Arnold and Frank Farina decided to stay one more night in Argentina after the 1993 World Cup qualifier. Didn't end well for Frank.All thanks to FIFA21. Out now!FULL RUNDOWN2.00 A League and W League restart dates... we're all in this together!!!!7.30 Carl Robinson jets off. What will he do for Wanderers?15.00 Where does Robinson's departure leave Newcastle21.00 Details of the mooted Premier League restructure, and why this was coming32.00 The trouble with Harry Maguire; and how he has to get through it37.00 Socceroos game v England may not be as easy as you think to organise38.00 Robbie Slater, Graham Arnold, Frank Farina and the misguided plan to stay for an extra night in Argentina.
43 minutes | Oct 7, 2020
The Player Market I State of play from an agent
Leading player agent John Grimaud joins Adam Peacock to discuss where the players market is at right now, with an emphasis on the Australian market.Grimaud gives his take on how the A League reinvigorates itself, what the priorities should be and how we can go about getting more players into the European leagues.It's a fascinating insight into the realities facing Australian football's development.. and it's not all doom and gloom!FULL RUNDOWN1.00 State of Australian player market, and what the A League should really focus on post COVID10.00 How you build a plan for your player15.00 Getting players overseas - how tough is it now?19.00 How do we alter that reputation in Europe?22.30 Hardships faced by Australian players once overseas26.00 Robbie Kruse and his pathway32.00 The mayhem of a transfer window closing35.00 Why India is flavour of the month for A League players
40 minutes | Sep 29, 2020
Coaching in COVID I Scott Miller on football in a pandemic
Former A League and now NPL coach in Melbourne Scott Miller joins Adam Peacock to discuss how greatly COVID has affected football in Australia, and in particular, the footballers!From young players, to those playing at NPL level, to coaches trying to get the most out of a strange situation - especially in Victoria - Miller talks about what players can do to keep themselves up to speed not only in a physical sense, but mental as well.Miller - who has spent time at some big clubs across Europe - also talks about the trends in football, and what it has become in the last decade, and there's a ripping yarn about Cristiano Ronaldo that typifies his mindset, and a quick one about why Scott Parker was always destined for management.Enjoy!
38 minutes | Sep 17, 2020
James Johnson, CEO of the FFA chats to Adam Peacock
Plenty happening, as always in Australian football. Pay deals, pandemics, independent leagues, a World Cup to plan, a World Cup to win!Adam Peacock discusses all that and more with the man in charge, FFA CEO James Johnson in tis special edition of the Fox Football Podcast.RUNDOWN2.00 The FFA XI Principles - when it goes from theory to practical6.00 A and W League independence - why isn't it is it independent yet?8.40 How close with the FFA stay to the clubs in running the professional leagues?9.15 Don't copy and paste the Premier League model - there are others better11.00 How does the FFA and the clubs ensure they don't step on each others turf? Club v country issues potentially13.30 Confidence around the PFA and clubs sorting out a pay deal15.00 Growing the football economy in Australia - how?! (Libby Cacace deal from Wellington was more than the total transfers for any year in A League history!)18.30 tapping into the international transfer system - creating opportunities for young Australian players, clubs ensuring length of contract helps the ability to get transfers22.00 The domestic system - especially between A League and NPL clubs - how we improve that. Clubs all over the country need incentive to develop players.23.45 Thoughts on the sentiment of A League clubs plundering NPL clubs for young talent, without compensation. It will become more expensive for clubs, but they will get that back when better players are produced along the line. 25.00 When will a transfer system happen in Australia?27.00 Second division. What are the next steps?29.00 Is there a model of a second div that would suit Australian football?30.45 Don't the A League clubs have a deal until 2034? How do you relegate someone from that?32.45 Government support - how does the FFA make this work better for the game?34.45 What do you hope the legacy of the Women's World Cup will be?37.00 Will the Matildas be managerless for much longer?
34 minutes | Sep 9, 2020
Kick Ball With Head! I Special: Where are we headed with heading?
Adam Peacock delves into the issue of heading in football.In early 2020, a number of associations in the UK banned children 12 and under from heading the football.But does that solve the problem? Can it happen here? And if it does, will that spell the beginning of the end of heading being a part of football?Those questions and more are asked and a number of solutions are offered by three guests who join Adam for the chat, starting with Kerry Peek from the University of Sydney. An expert in head and neck injuries in sport (and the mother of youth footballers), Kerry fronts a study team looking into the ways prehab and prevention can be used to mitigate the issue of problems with heading the ball.Dave Mitchell, former Socceroo, is helping Kerry with the study and given his expertise in heading the ball is preaching proper technique.And Dean Heffernan, current Wanderers W League coach, who has also helped develop a ball that can be used safely to ensure proper technique used in learning to head the ball.Enjoy!
34 minutes | Sep 2, 2020
Adam & Archie I What now for A League, Archie's talented daughter!
Archie Thompson catches up with Adam Peacock to have one last look at an A League season like no other.The boys discuss Sydney's Grand Final win, Rhyan Grant's match-winning abilities.Erick Mombaerts caught the eye with his managerial masterclass to improve City, and his pre-game hype up routine. Archie explains some of the eccentric ways of some of the managers he's had.There's also a close look at how negotiations for a new players pay deal might work out, the salary cap and when the A League will return.Tony Popovic departs Perth, Archie explains how Popa's kids deserved a go, and speaking of kids, we hear the amazing talent of Bella Amor, Archie's daughter.
33 minutes | Aug 27, 2020
Adam & Archie I Grand Final Edition
Adam Peacock and Archie Thompson catch up for their weekly chat about all things football, ahead of this weekend's A League Grand Final. A whole range of topics are covered, including -Semi Final review and look ahead to Grand Final; could this be Melbourne City's timeThe Mombaerts influence at CityArchie on a manager that made a big impact with him - Frank ArokGrant Brebner; Archie explains why he could be the right man for VictoryGiven the situation in the NBA, Archie's perspective of racismLionel Messi; the day Archie got his shirt. Plus, the beautiful story of what Archie did with the shirt he got from Steven Gerrard.
38 minutes | Aug 20, 2020
Special: A-League Finals Preview with Bozza
Fox Sports A-League expert Mark Bosnich previews the 2020 finals series with host Tara Rushton.
39 minutes | Aug 19, 2020
Adam & Archie I Hazy memories of finals & Neymar
Archie Thompson sits down with Adam Peacock to discuss some of the current issues in football both in Australia and around the world.This week to boys discuss Sydney FC's wobbles and goal-scorers never being satisfied.There's also a chat about the Zach Duncan case in which Brisbane are chasing compensation from Duncan's Danish club, and why it's vital Australian clubs future-proof themselves so everyone in the football pyramid gets benefit out of development.Archie also tells of the story being under the weather (self induced) the week before a Grand Final and the day he was accused - wrongly - of calling Neymar over-rated before the Socceroos played Brazil... in Brazil!Plus there's some important messaging about mental health and violence against kids.
34 minutes | Aug 12, 2020
Adam & Archie I Harry, Diamanti and how to piss off Guus
Archie Thompson joins Adam Peacock from lockdown in Melbourne for a weekly football chat.There's the usual take on all things current in the A League plus some great yarns.Archie explains why Ale Diamanti got knocked back as a Melbourne Victory marquee - it will make you shake your head.Harry Kewell has a new gig in management; Archie and Harry go way back, way back to being billeted at junior football tournaments!Kevin Muscat is off to a winning start in Belgium, and Archie can pinpoint the exact moment his former Victory boss grew into management.And, there's a look back at Archie's days at PSV, and telling Guus Hiddink he couldn't play due to an infected tattoo. Good times.
31 minutes | Aug 5, 2020
Adam & Archie I Homegrown stars, Chinese mafia and socks in Korea
Episode 3 of Adam Archie covers all angles of the A League action, plus goes to places we didn't think we would.Archie Thompson tells Adam Peacock how how much he's enjoying seeing the young players prosper in the A League.What now for the Mariners with a change of ownership on the horizon - hopefully something better than what Archie experienced in Belgium.With Brentford missing out on promotion to the Premier League, Archie explains the lowest he's felt after a game of football, and he also gives us one of his random on tour stories. It involves Korea, a sock and a toilet, and that's all that deserves to be on this description.Enjoy!
48 minutes | Jul 30, 2020
Friday Bonus! Carl Veart and youth development
Youth Development is always a topic of much discussion in Australian football, so why not speak to a man who knows exactly what is happening in his part of the world.Adelaide United manager Carl Veart joins Adam Peacock to discuss how the Reds' have got so many talented players on their hands, as evidence by that 5-3 win on Thursday night over Perth Glory.Veart was with Football Federation South Australia, before joining Adelaide United at the start of the year as a coach (15 years after he scored the first ever goal in the competition!)His primary focus at FFSA was developing the best South Australian talent to provide players to the A League, and all of a sudden he's managing them.Obviously Adelaide and South Australia is its own ecosystem, and what works there doesn't automatically fit elsewhere, but many topics are covered, including:How did Veart help develop this batch of players like the Toure brothers, Lachlan Brook, Riley McGree etcHow the system works in South Australia, from local teams, to NPL, to elite teams and then Adelaide UnitedWhat role organisations like state federations have in helping a system workWhat Veart see's as the main problem for developing our elite youthWhat is ahead for some of the Reds' young starsEnjoy!
29 minutes | Jul 29, 2020
Adam & Archie I A Wonderful Moment Near Kaiserslautern!
Adam Peacock and Archie Thompson discuss the talking points around the A League, and also how the Socceroos actually celebrated our famous win at the 2006 World Cup.FULL RUNDOWNA League resumption chatWhat team Archie loves watching the mostUnderrated players in the A LeagueBig clubs misfiring - Victory and Wanderers Getting annoyed by commentatorsArchie getting pranked in the hours after the Socceroos win over Japan in 2006, locked out of his room by Tim Cahill and Luke Wilkshire... naked.Also available as a Vodcast on Kayo Sports!
28 minutes | Jul 22, 2020
Adam & Archie I A League is back!
Each Wednesday, Adam Peacock is joined by Archie Thompson, at the moment in Melbourne lockdown for a chat all things A League, Australian football and whatever else is happening in the world game.This week the boys talk about the A League's return, what Sydney player Archie would love to call a teammate and when it's ok for a player to be angry, happy or chilled after a loss.Archie also explains who the real Robbie Kruse is, plus who would be the dream hub room-mate. And nightmare one!As a bonus, this podcast is also available in video form, on Kayo.Enjoy!
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