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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              • The Ghosts of Heysel

                Thu, 28 May 15

                Duration:
                27 mins

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                In a special edition of World Football Alan Green travels to Brussels exactly thirty years after the Heysel Stadium disaster which killed 39 people. We hear eyewitness accounts from the players Marco Tardelli and Alan Kennedy, the fans, pitch-side photographer Eamonn McCabe and former UEFA President Lennart Johansson as we remember the Ghosts of Heysel.

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              • FIFA Politics, Andre Ayew and Macedonia's Ultras

                Fri, 22 May 15

                Duration:
                27 mins

                Available:
                24 days remaining

                The President of the Romanian FA Razvan Burleanu reacts to Michael van Praag and Luis Figo's decision to pull out of the race for the FIFA Presidency. Ghana's Andre Ayew discusses his future. Will Indonesian teams be banned from international competition? We speak to the former Dutch international who recently tookover as the national team's technical director. And we spend time with Ultras in Macedonia and attend the Macedonian Cup Final.

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              • Chatting with Andre Schurle and Kurt Zouma

                Fri, 15 May 15

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                27 mins

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                There are Chelsea players past and present as we talk to Wolfsburg's Andre Schurrle and French youngster Kurt Zouma. Also on the programme a look ahead to the A-League Grand final between Sydney FC and Melbourne Victory, a chat to the voluntary team manager of the Kiribati national team and a tribute to the former Zaire defender Mwepu Ilunga who made history at the 1974 World Cup.

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              • Prince Ali and the Fight for FIFA's Crown

                Thu, 7 May 15

                Duration:
                27 mins

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                Hear from FIFA Presidential candidate Prince Ali of Jordan, Maccabi Tel Aviv's Rade Prica on surviving rocket attacks and Chelsea youth player Jeremie Boga on trying to break into the first team. Plus a look back at the career of Javier Zanetti, who this week was honoured by Inter Milan.

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              • In Conversation with Kaka

                Thu, 30 Apr 15

                Duration:
                27 mins

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                The former FIFA World Player of the Year Kaka talks of his desire to play again for the Brazilian national team. He also looks back at the highs-and-lows of his career, playing for Real Madrid and Milan. The former Ghana international Anthony Baffoe gives his views on the fight against racism. And World Football travels to the Holy City of Nazareth as the local team prepares for a Cup semi-final.

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