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We bring you a list of football podcasts essential for fans of this sport
We know that football goes beyond the court or the transmission screen. Sports journalism, by tradition, always has a little bit of conversation. Radio shows about football and matches locutions are something that even the most traditional fans listen to and follow. This has adapted to the new needs of the fanatic and the new forms of consumption. Now a lot of the football conversation has moved to the podcast format. This is why we bring you this list of soccer podcasts that you can follow if you are a fan of this sport.
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1. Football Weekly, by The Guardian
It's the sports podcast specialized in soccer from The Guardian newspaper. It comes out twice a week and will keep you updated with the highlights and analysis of the Premier League and other important leagues. The conversationalists change regularly but the podcast has a team that could be said is plant like Max Rushden, Jonathan Wilson, and Suzy Wrack.
2. The Football Ramble
It was created in 2007 in London and now is, perhaps, one of the most listened to soccer podcasts in the United Kingdom. It covers not only matches, but also events around the world of football and news from athletes. It is also recommended for people looking for a lighter and less serious content: the podcast team makes jokes and bloopers that they share with their listeners. A new episode comes out every week. The Football Ramble, in addition, also has another podcast called On The Continent with content specializing in European football and has a new chapter every Wednesday.
3. The Magic Sponge
The ex-football player and West Ham player of England and now television presenter and sports commentator Jimmy Bullard joins the comedians Rob Beckett and Ian Smith and a different guest in each chapter of the world of football to talk about this sport but also their personal experiences inside and outside the court. It is also a humorous content rather than a serious analysis, although it has professional sports voices.
4. The Big Interview With Graham Hunter
Graham Hunter, high sports journalist and follower of the Spanish league, meets in an interview with the biggest names in European football. This podcast is already in its fourth season and gathers great interviews with sportsmen and soccer professionals. The Big Interview is above all to know another side of football: what happens behind the scenes, what happens in the lives of players, who are already celebrities, etc. It is entertaining and informative.
5.The Indy Football Podcast
Its name says it: it is the podcast specialized in soccer of The Independent. It is a weekly program that covers mainly the Premier League and the Champions. The host of this podcast is the sports journalist Ed Maylon who, along with the rest of the The Independent team, receives guests from the world of football as players, agents, and coaches to discuss and analyze the football events of the week. A new episode is released every Monday for the fan to start the informed week.
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