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32 minutes | Feb 24, 2022
Crisis in Ukraine
Former Ukraine international footballer Evgeniy Levchenko talks about his pain and shock after Russia's invasion. We also hear from the assistant coach and goalkeeper of Saudi Arabia's women's national team after they played, and won, their first ever match. Picture on website: Players of Ukraine pose for a team photograph prior to a match against England (Alessandro Garafallo/Getty Images)
25 minutes | Feb 18, 2022
Bonus Podcast: In conversation with India's Sunil Chhetri
Hear the full interview with the Bengaluru and India captain Sunil Chhetri, widely regarded as the greatest Indian football player of all time. He looks back at some of the highlights of his career, talks about his love for animals, and competing with Lionel Messi for international scoring records.
33 minutes | Feb 17, 2022
India's Sunil Chhetri and building St Louis
India's record goal scorer Sunil Chhetri talks about Lionel Messi, North Korean adventures and his love of tigers. We are also joined by the former goalkeeper Lutz Pfannenstiel who is now building a new MLS team in St Louis. Picture on website: Sunil Chhetri comes close to scoring in a match between India and the United Arab Emirates (Yifan Ding/Getty Images).
27 minutes | Feb 15, 2022
Bonus Podcast: Afghan footballer Fati
In this bonus podcast, you can listen to the full interview with Afghan footballer Fati. She describes her terrifying escape from the Taliban and relocation to Australia, where Fati and her team mates have reunited and are hoping to re-establish the Afghanistan women's national team.
30 minutes | Feb 10, 2022
Afghan footballer Fati talks about her escape from the Taliban and her return to football. Exiled Afghanistan players have reunited in Australia and are back training together for the first time since the Taliban took control of the country last year. Picture on website: Afganistan Flag beside the soccer balls laid out on a football pitch ( Maryam Majd ATPImages/Getty Images).
37 minutes | Feb 3, 2022
Africa Cup of Nations: Third time lucky for Senegal?
Mani Djazmi is joined by former Scotland international Pat Nevin and 2002 Africa Cup of Nations winner with Cameroon Patrick Suffo to discuss the week's biggest football stories. Former Senegal striker Mamadou Diallo joins us to assess The Lions of Teranga's chances in the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations final and we reflect on the impact of South Africa's 1996 AFCON win with the team's captain Neil Tovey. Photo: Fans during Senegal's 3-1 semi final win against Burkina Faso at the Africa Cup of Nations. Credit: Haykel Hmima/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
32 minutes | Jan 27, 2022
Africa Cup of Nations: The Olembe Stadium tragedy
Cameroon football journalist Giovanni Wanneh reflects on what he saw as he was caught up in some of the crush ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations match between hosts Cameroon and Comoros. We also look ahead to the quarter-finals of the competition with the Gambia captain Pa Modou Jagne And the Tunisia defender Mohamed Drager. Photo: The entrance of Olembe stadium in Yaounde, Cameroon. (Credit: AFP via Getty Images)
27 minutes | Jan 20, 2022
Africa Cup of Nations: Into the knockouts
The Comoros captain Najim Abdou reflects on an historic moment for the country. Burkina Faso midfielder Adama Guira looks ahead to the second round of the Africa Cup of Nations. The former Ghana international Laryea Kingston discussed his country's shock exit. And we say goodbye to the defending champions Algeria. Picture on website: Comoros' players celebrate after scoring against Ghana (DANIEL BELOUMOU OLOMO/AFP via Getty Images).
33 minutes | Jan 13, 2022
Africa Cup of Nations: Under way in Cameroon
The former Uganda and Sierra Leone coach Johnny McKinstry discusses a slow start to the Africa Cup of Nations. We also hear from the former Cameroon coach Claude Le Roy. Picture on website: Ivory Coast's Max Gradel celebrates after scoring a goal against Equatorial Guinea (CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP via Getty Images)
27 minutes | Jan 6, 2022
Counting down to the Africa Cup of Nations
Nigeria's Efe Ambrose and Cameroon's Patrick Suffo look ahead to the Africa Cup of Nations. We also hear from the Gambia captain Pa Modou Jagne as he prepares for his country's first ever AFCON. Picture on website: Cameroonian football jerseys hang along a wall at the central market in Yaounde (Daniel Beloumou Olomo / AFP)
31 minutes | Dec 30, 2021
Bojan Krkić and Finland's Linda Sällström
Bojan Krkić discusses the new generation of young players at his old club Barcelona. Finland's leading goal scorer Linda Sällström looks ahead to the European Championship. And Pat Nevin looks back at the year in football. Picture on website: Bojan Krkic celebrates a goal for Catalonia during a friendly against Venezuela (Quality Sport Images/Getty Images).
37 minutes | Dec 23, 2021
Footballers and faith
Crystal Palace defender Joel Ward and the former Portsmouth player Linvoy Primus discuss their Christian faith. We also hear from former USA international Jaelene Daniels, whose religious beliefs led her to turn down the chance to continue playing for her country. Picture on website: Joel Ward of Crystal Palace prays on pitch before a match between against Burnley (Photo by Sebastian Frej/MB Media/Getty Images)
27 minutes | Dec 16, 2021
Champions! Atlas finally win the Mexican title
We hear from fans of Atlas after their team won the Liga MX title for the first time since 1951. And we pay tribute to Argentina's Sergio Aguero following his retirement. Picture on website: Aldo Rocha of Atlas holds the trophy and celebrates with teammates after winning the Liga MX title (Refugio Ruiz/Getty Images)
29 minutes | Dec 9, 2021
Portland's Larrys Mabiala and Syria's Oliver Kass Kawo
Ahead of the MLS Cup final we hear from Portland Timbers defender Larrys Mabiala as his team prepare to take on New York City FC. We also hear from Oliver Kass Kawo, a 20-year-old Swedish-Syrian player who realised his dream of playing for Syria this month. Not only that, he scored for them in the FIFA Arab Cup. Picture on website: A break in play during the MLS Cup Eastern Conference Final match between the Philadelphia Union and New York City FC (Ira L. Black - Corbis/Getty Images)
27 minutes | Dec 2, 2021
Big wins, Louis Saha and coaching in the Highlands
The former Manchester United striker Louis Saha remembers playing for Sir Alex Ferguson. We hear from the new coach of Fort William, a club in the Scottish Highlands once described as the worst team in Britain. And the former Australia international Alicia Ferguson discusses some one-sided results in the latest round of women's World Cup qualifiers. Picture on website: Louis Saha and Sir Alex Ferguson share a joke during training ahead of a UEFA Champions League match against Lille (Matthew Peters/Manchester United via Getty Images)
27 minutes | Nov 25, 2021
The Copa Libertadores final 2021
World Cup winner Gilberto Silva looks ahead to the Copa Libertadores final between Flamengo and Palmeiras. Also on the programme, the former Australia international Alicia Ferguson reacts to the latest abuse allegations in women's football. Picture on website: A Palmeiras fan holding the team's flag after beating Santos. (NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP via Getty Images)
32 minutes | Nov 18, 2021
World Cup adventures: Serbia's Nikola Milenković and Ghana's Andy Yiadom
Reflections on a dramatic week of World Cup qualifiers with Serbia and Fiorentina defender Nikola Milenković and Ghana's Andy Yiadom. We also hear from Marseille's young American winger Konrad de la Fuente. He tells us about his journey from Miami to the south of France via Barcelona's famed La Masia academy. Picture on website: Dusan Vlahovic and Nikola Milenković of Serbia celebrate after beating Portugal. (Zed Jameson/MB Media/Getty Images)
33 minutes | Nov 11, 2021
Brazil's Gilberto Silva and Thailand coach Mano Pölking
World Cup winner Gilberto Silva explains how his tough upbringing shaped him as a footballer. And Thailand's new coach Mano Pölking looks ahead to the Suzuki Cup and explains the cultural differences he's faced coaching in South East Asia. Picture on website: Gilberto Silva of Brazil celebrates winning the World Cup (photo by Mark Leech/ Getty Images)
34 minutes | Nov 4, 2021
In conversation with Barcelona's Martin Braithwaite
The Denmark international Martin Braithwaite talks about a tumultuous time for Barcelona following the exits of Lionel Messi and Ronald Koeman. And Braithwaite also describes how his positive mindset has benefitted his career and helped him top become the best possible version of himself. Picture on website: Martin Braithwaite walks out onto the pitch for a match between Barcelona and Real Sociedad at the Camp Nou (Photo by David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images)
31 minutes | Oct 28, 2021
Koeman's departure and Padova's Niko Kirwan
New Zealand's Niko Kirwan talks about his sporting family and first international goal. Plus, is Xavi the right coach for Barcelona following the departure of Ronald Koeman? And we hear from FIFA's head of women's football Sarai Bareman. Picture on website: Ronald Koeman on the touchlines during a match between Cadiz and Barcelona (Jose Breton/Pics Action/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
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