Christmas is upon us and whether you’re in search of some football listening for the new year, or just need an hour or so away from the family over the festive period, COPA90 have you covered. Below are our essential podcasts for any football fan.
The Totally Football Show
Renowned Football Italia presenter, James Richardson, hosts The Totally Football Show – which runs on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Richardson and co. take a broad look at football’s current landscape and break down the week’s major talking points. Previews, reviews and expert insight, what’s not to like?
The Football Ramble
Luke Moore, Pete Donaldson, Marcus Speller and Jim Campbell take a comedic look at the week’s fixtures/results in the Premier League and England’s lower divisions. The Football Ramble comes out daily but the preview and review shows are delivered on Mondays and Fridays.
Global Football Podcasts
The Scuffed Soccer
Adam Belz and Greg Velasquez take an in-depth look at the world of American Soccer. Everything from the USMNT to American’s playing abroad to MLS is covered. Essentially, it’s a one-stop shop for all things soccer.
A bi-weekly podcast on all things Hong Kong football. The website is mainly a hub for quality football writing, which explores everything from the Hong Kong Premier League to the Asian Champions League. The pod is hosted by its editors and brings to life the fortnightly action across Asia.
Nostalgic Football Podcasts
The Broken Metatarsal
Falling under the Planet Football umbrella, in partnership with Football Index, we have The Broken Metatarsal podcast: an exploration of everything that made football great in the noughties. Weekly shows air on Thursdays as the gang take you on a journey of Fergie, Wenger, Rafa and more.
Quickly Kevin, Will He Score?
Taking it back another decade – with a name inspired by the commentary over David Batty’s penalty in ‘98 – Josh Widdicombe, Chris Scull and Michael Marden embark on a journey through the ‘90s, reliving the brilliance of the pre-Premier League era and the division’s early years.
Storytelling Football Podcasts
Mundial’s first foray into podcasts comes courtesy of a six-part series that drills deep into some of the most impressive, important, and improbable happenings of the last 30 years. From the original Ronaldo and the birth of MLS to English rivalries and Nigeria’s immortals.
Kings of storytelling, These Football Times, cover every subject under the sun on their podcast. Stu Horsfield and Steven Scragg host The Lob with some of the game’s best writers as they delve into everything from political football to club history.
Women’s Football Podcasts
The Offside Rule
Also a member of The Totally Football Show family, Lynsey Hooper, Kait Borsay and Haley McQueen discuss the women’s game. WSL previews and reviews, and international musings are brought to you every Monday and Friday.
I Think She’s Offside
Fadumo Olow and Lipa Nessa break down the important issues across the women’s game in this monthly podcast. Whether it’s a conversation about the under-representation of minority groups or marveling over the WSL results, nothing’s off the table.
Informative Football Podcasts
Josh Schneider-Weiler and Jon Mackenzie tackle some of the game’s biggest issues and shine a light on stories that others shy away from. Topics include Chile’s political turmoil, the next Japanese football superstar, and Manchester City’s questionable investors.
Coffee & Football
Sebastian Alvarado brings something a little different to your regular football podcasts as he interviews a range of guests including ex-players, league executives, media personalities, investigative journalists, agents, and thought leaders. For those who want to learn more about how football works behind the scenes.
Fantasy Football Podcasts
Fantasy Premier League
James Richardson’s back in your ears as he hosts the Premier League’s official fantasy football show. Get a heads up on the weekend’s hottest transfers and never miss a deadline with this insightful listen, brought to you every Friday.
Hosts Alon and Walsh don’t take life too seriously and provide a hilariously bolshie look at FPL twice a week on Mondays and Fridays. The American duo wildly bounce off each other while highlighting key differentials, captaincy shouts and everything in between.