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A world football / soccer podcast, covering the beautiful game from all corners of the globe with experts on every continent. A unique mix of football journalism & fandom.

A world football / soccer podcast, covering the beautiful game from all corners of the globe with experts on every continent. A unique mix of football journalism & fandom.

Location:

United States

Description:

A world football / soccer podcast, covering the beautiful game from all corners of the globe with experts on every continent. A unique mix of football journalism & fandom.

Language:

English


Episodes

Federico Viñas - Scouting Spotlight

6/18/2020
Austin Miller and Tom Robinson are back with their latest Scouting Spotlight, this time focusing on Club América's 21-year-old Uruguayan forward, Federico Viñas

Duration:00:27:29

Australia vs. Uruguay 2001 & 2005 WCQs

6/13/2020
Special guests Mark Schwarzer and Tim Vickery join Adam Brandon on the sixth episode of our series on the World Football Index that explores the most interesting, intriguing and influential stories in world football. They discuss the great rivalry that developed between Australia and Uruguay in 2001 and 2005 in playoff matches for the World Cup. A World Football Index Production Produced and edited by Adam Brandon Production Assistance: Daniel Hemingway and Daniel Campos Guests: Mark...

Duration:01:05:31

Colombia Scouting - Nicolas Benedetti with Jon Arnold

6/6/2020
WFi's Simon Edwards is joined by Concacaf expert Jon Arnold to discuss América's 23-year-old Colombian midfielder Nicolás Benedetti.

Duration:00:33:30

Scouting Spotlight Update - Progress Report

6/3/2020
Austin Miller and Tom Robinson review some of the players covered in recent Scouting Spotlight podcasts, and assess their progress, players covered include: Lautaro Martinez, Richarlison, Everton, Cristian Pavón, and Lucas Paqueta.

Duration:01:10:17

South America Football Show - Listener Questions - Part 2

5/29/2020
The South American Football Show is back with a special Q&A session with Adam Brandon, Simon Edwards and Tom Robinson. Part 2 sees the gang answer a selection of questions from listeners on Twitter.

Duration:01:35:28

South America Football Show - Listener Questions - Part 1

5/21/2020
The South American Football Show is back with a special Q&A session with Adam Brandon, Simon Edwards and Tom Robinson. Part 1 sees the gang answer a selection of questions from listeners on Facebook. Part 2 will be released in the coming days and will feature the vast majority of questions asked on Twitter.

Duration:01:14:05

Paraguay 1998 - 2010

5/16/2020
Episode 5 of our latest series on World Football Index looks at the stories and reasons behind Paraguay qualifying for four consecutive World Cups between 1998 and 2010. Paraguayan-American journalist Roberto Rojas is joined by the BBC’s oracle of South American football -Tim Vickery. Hosted, produced and edited by Adam Brandon Guests: Tim Vickery and Roberto Rojas A World Football Index Production.

Duration:00:59:43

Algeria 1982

5/9/2020
On the fourth episode of this series, Adam Brandon is joined by the BBC World Football Phone-In’s North African Football expert Maher Mezahi as well as fellow Algerian journalist Walid Ziani as they discuss the stories around Algeria’s famous 1982 World Cup campaign that ended with a controversy that would change the way the World Cup was played forever. Produced and edited by Adam Brandon Guests: Walid Ziani and Maher Mezahi A World Football Index Production

Duration:01:04:31

Ecuador 2001 (vs. Uruguay)

5/1/2020
Episode 3 of our new series on World Football Index takes a look at the fascinating story of Ecuador qualifying for the 2002 World Cup - their first ever. They booked their passage to Japan by claiming a 1-1 home draw against Uruguay in Quito, a match our special guest Tim Vickery attended. Also joining us on this show is Xavier Zavala, WFI’s resident Ecuadorian football expert who gives us his experience as a passionate football fan who had never seen his nation qualify for a World Cup...

Duration:01:09:03

Chile vs. Brazil - 1989

4/24/2020
In the second episode of our new series here at WFI, we take a look at the World Cup qualifying clash between Chile and Brazil in the Maracana in 1989 that contained one of the most shocking pieces of cheating ever seen in sport. Chilean football experts Adam Brandon and Daniel Campos are joined by the oracle of South American Football Tim Vickery to chat about this incident, how it all unfolded and the fascinating context around it. Produced and hosted by Adam Brandon Guests were Tim...

Duration:00:37:15

Colombia - World Cup 1994

4/17/2020
In the first episode in this new series from World Football Index, we take a look at the Colombia side that went to the 1994 World Cup following a stunning 0-5 win against Argentina in Buenos Aires. It is a tale of hope, joy and despair that culminated in the tragic death of leading defender Andres Escobar. Joining Simon Edwards on this episode is the BBC’s oracle of South American Football - Tim Vickery, together with Colombian-American journalist Felipe Cardenas who writes for The...

Duration:01:28:58

Ivan Franco - Scouting Spotlight

4/14/2020
Libertad's Paraguayan attacker Ivan Franco is the latest subject of the Scouting Spotlight with Austin Miller and Tom Robinson. Just how good is the youngster and what is the best next step in his career?

Duration:00:30:02

Facundo Pellistri - Scouting Spotlight

4/7/2020
Peñarol's 18-year-old Uruguayan winger Facundo Pellistri is the subject of the latest Scouting Spotlight, as Austin Miller and Tom Robinson unearth some of South America's future stars.

Duration:00:31:40

North American Football Show - What Now For MLS?

3/28/2020
Alex Donno is joined by Jerry Mancini and Roger Gonzalez to discuss an MLS season which stopped before it even had a chance to start, and how and when it might return.

Duration:00:25:08

The Globe - Adebayor In Paraguay

3/17/2020
Host Louis Young is joined by Louis Smith and Roberto Rojas to discuss Emmanuel Adebayor's move to Paraguayan side Olimpia.

Duration:01:07:36

The Dugout - Germany And Berlin: Beyond The Cones

3/6/2020
Host Andy Wales is joined by Jonathan Harding, author of Mensch: Beyond The Cones, a book which looks behind the scenes of coaching in German football. Here they discuss the circumstances in which a coach can be successful, Julian Nagelsmann and Domenico Tedesco, Jürgen Klinsmann and football in Berlin, and Jogi Löw and the German national team.

Duration:00:32:12

South American Football Show - Copa Libertadores 2020 - 3rd Round Review + Group Stage Preview

3/2/2020
Austin hosts Adam and Simon again as they discuss all the important of topics from the Copa Libertadores 3rd qualifying phase as well as look ahead to the group stage which kicks off this week.

Duration:01:49:47

Antony - Sao Paulo - Scouting Spotlight

2/27/2020
20-year-old São Paulo winger Antony is the latest South American player to come under the scouting spotlight, hosted by WFi's Austin Miller and Tom Robinson.

Duration:00:27:41

South American Football Show - Copa Libertadores 2020 - 2nd Round Review

2/16/2020
Austin hosts Adam and Simon as they discuss the main action from the Copa Liberadores 2nd qualifying round, as well as looking ahead to the 3rd round. They also take a look at who made it through the final round to qualify for Tokyo 2020 in the qualifying tournament that took place recently in Colombia.

Duration:01:55:37

Adolfo Gaich - Scouting Spotlight

2/12/2020
Austin Miller and Tom Robinson return to take a look at one of the rising stars in South American football - Argentine centre forward Adolfo Gaich - who is destined for a move to Europe in the near future and could end up leading the line for Argentina.

Duration:00:22:53