World Football

World Football

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

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  • fallen giants, a waking giant and FIFA’s giant

    Thu, 11 Sep 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    26 days remaining

    The FIFA Executive Committee member, Michel D'Hooghe, tells us that nobody can beat Sepp Blatter in the 2015 FIFA Presidential election. Dr. D'Hooghe also outlines a new regulation that forces referees to postpone matches for three minutes if a player suffers concussion and gives only the club doctor the power to decide if the player can continue playing or not. Brazil and Italy legendts Carlos Alberto and Gianfranco Zola bemoan the lack of promising young talent for their respective national teams. We talk to the Technical Director of Belgium's federation, Paul Allaerts, who tells us how they've unearthed such a promising generation. And the General-Secretary of the All India Football Federation, Kushal Das, says the inaugural Indian Super League is "make or break" for football in his country.

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  • The Chief of South American Football

    Thu, 4 Sep 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    19 days remaining

    The President of the South American football confederation Juan Angel Napout and the Argentine footballer Julio Arca discuss racism in the game and the export of young South Americans to Europe. Also on the programme a close friend gives an insight into the personality of Arsene Wenger. And hear the incredible of the former Everton player who shot his brother and died in a mental asylum.

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  • The Tragic Death of Albert Ebosse

    Thu, 28 Aug 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

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    Friend and former team-mate Hamza Bencherif remembers Cameroon's Albert Ebosse who was killed by fans last week-end. There's reaction from Monaco following Michel Platini's decision not to stand for the FIFA Presidency. World Football spends time with FC Romania, hoping for a good run in the English FA Cup. And hear from Andrea Pierobon who holds the record for being the oldest professional footballer in Italy.

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  • Corruption in Greece, Trouble in Rwanda

    Thu, 21 Aug 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    5 days remaining

    An interview with one of the World's most travelled coaches, Stephen Constantine who's worked for Nepal, India, Sudan, Malawi, Rwanda and Millwall. Also on the programme: ahead of the Spanish season, the President of newly promoted Eibar talks about a 'dream come true'; and the USA international Graham Zusi looks back at his World Cup adventure.

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