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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  • Qatar 2022, High Flying Lyon and Parma in Ruin

    Fri, 27 Feb 15

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    29 days remaining

    The former Chile FA President Harold Mayne Nicholls on why hosting Qatar 2022 in Nov/Dec is the worst possible choice. We travel to France to visit top-of-table Lyon and find out about Parma, a club on the verge of ruin. Parma legend and team manager Alessandro Melli gives us his views on the club's troubles.

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  • Real Madrid, Figo, MLS and Football in Azerbaijan

    Fri, 20 Feb 15

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    22 days remaining

    The former Real Madrid President Ramon Calderon discusses Mourinho's departure, Ancelotti's future and Luis Figo's FIFA ambitions. World Football travels to Baku as Azerbaijan looks forward to hosting matches at Euro 2020. And the former USA captain John Harkes gives his views on the tribulations of Freddy Adu and the possibility of a MLS player strike.

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  • FIFA, Bhutan, Match Fixing and Murdered Footballers

    Fri, 13 Feb 15

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    16 days remaining

    Who's pulling the strings in the FIFA Presidential fight? We hear from two men who have been involved in the fight for power. Also on the programme, the former Juventus General Manager Luciano Moggi remembers the 2006 match-fixing scandal and continues to deny any wrong doing. The President of Bhutan's Football Federation looks ahead to his country's first ever World Cup qualification match. And the tragic story of the Aston Villa defender Thomas Ball, who remains the only English professional footballer to have been murdered.

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  • Shameful scenes at AFCON

    Fri, 6 Feb 15

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    9 days remaining

    In this week's World Football, the aftermath in Malabo. After home fans targetted Ghana's supporters forcing their semi-final to be stopped, Equatorial Guinea's suitability as hosts is under scrutiny, along with CAF's decision to take the tournament there.

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  • Asian Cup: The Final Two

    Fri, 30 Jan 15

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
    2 days remaining

    This week's World Football comes from Sydney ahead of the Asian Cup final between Australia and South Korea. Hear from Socceroo Jason Davidson and South Korean captain Ki Sung Yueng. Also on the programme the latest of the fight to become the President of FIFA and reaction from the Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea. A Cameroon legend hits out following his sides failure - but the hosts upset the odds to reach the quarter-finals.

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