World Football

World Football

This podcast gets right under the skin of world football with extraordinary stories, interviews, and features. Broadcast weekly on Fridays.

  • Updated:
    Weekly
  • Episodes available for:
    30 Days help

Subscribe for free

Subscribe to this podcast and automatically receive the latest episodes.

More help with subscribing

Recent episodes (4)

  • Storm Clouds Over FIFA

    Fri, 19 Dec 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    28 days remaining

    Investigative journalist Andrew Jennings discusses the latest drama at FIFA following Michael Garcia's shock resignation. Plus, there's an interview with Kerala Blasters player-coach David James ahead of the final of the Indian Super League.

    Download 13MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Raul, Robbie Keane and an eccentric Colombian

    Thu, 11 Dec 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    20 days remaining

    Real Madrid’s record goalscorer, Raul, tells us he’s prepared for Cristiano Ronaldo to beat his tally. He also says if Ronaldo continues in the form he’s in, he’ll be the best ever. We’re in LA for a Hollywood ending to Landon Donovon’s distinguished career, hearing from Donovon and Robbie Keane. The eccentric Atletico Nacional coach Juan Carlos Osorio talks about his notebooks, coloured pens and notes that get eaten by players during matches. We discuss the merits of expanding the Women’s World Cup to 24 teams and hear from the Cameroon captain Stephane Mbia on his Brother Frank, who might be about to join him in the national team.

    Download 13MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Fiona May and Jasper Cillessen.

    Wed, 10 Dec 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    19 days remaining

    Double Olympic silver medallist Fiona May talks about her new role as Italian football’s anti-racism advisor. The former long-jumper Fiona May talks about her shock at being asked to be the anti-racism advisor to the controversial head of Italian football, Carlo Tavecchio. The Netherlands goalkeeper, Jasper Cillessen, gives an insight into the difficulties of being a goalkeeper on the bench and what it was like to be replaced just before a penalty shoot-out. We hear both sides of the artificial pitch debate, ahead of the draw for the Women’s World Cup. The man who was coach of New York Red Bulls when Thierry Henry joined pays tribute to the Frenchman. And central defender Omar Jarun describes his pride at Palestine’s award for National Team of the Year in Asia.

    Download 13MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • Issa Hayatou, Stephanie Roche and Falcao's uncle

    Thu, 27 Nov 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    6 days remaining

    The head of African football admits there will be problems when the Africa Cup of Nations kicks off in Equatorial Guinea next year, due to the last-minute change of hosts. Equatorial Guinea’s policy of naturalising players is criticised by their own captain but defended by the well-traveled Belgian coach Tom Saintfiet. The man who replaced the murdered South Africa captain Senzo Meyiwa in goal, Darren Keet, talks about the pressure he felt and the dedication he wrote on his goalkeeping gloves. Stephanie Roche, who could become the first woman to win FIFA’s Goal of the Year award, talks about her excitement at being nominated. And the uncle of Radamel Falcao gives us an insight into the childhood of the Manchewster United striker.

    Download 13MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

Terms of Use

The BBC Podcasts are for your personal non-commercial use only.

All title, ownership rights and intellectual property rights in and to the BBC Podcasts shall remain the property of the BBC or third parties. You may not edit, alter, adapt or add to the BBC Podcast in any way. The BBC Podcasts are made available by the BBC on an "as is" and "as available" basis and the BBC gives no warranty of any kind in relation to the BBC Podcast. To the maximum extent permitted by law the BBC will not be liable for any loss or damage which you may suffer as a result of, or connected to, the download or use of the BBC Podcasts.

 

See the full Standard Licence Terms here.

Play recent episodes

You may also like

Sportshour

  • Sport
  • Sport > Football

The world's sport stories and issues. Sportshour examines the human side of sport and its relationship with politics, culture and society around the world. Presented by Caroline Barker.

Sat, 20 Dec 14

49 minutes

5 live's Football Daily

  • Sport > Football

The latest football news from BBC Radio 5 live with results, analysis, debate & exclusive interviews.

10 hours ago

55 minutes

Genres