State Of Play

State Of Play

stateofplay.fireside.fm
A podcast by a British guy and an American guy talking about Football (or Soccer). The bridge between european football, and american soccer.


25: Top 5 Players to Watch in Ligue 1 in 2020 Ft. Mo Ali
Nov 19 • 56 min
Discussed on today's show: Time Stamps: PL: Unai Emery, Arsenal (2:07) Pepe (15:39) Marseille (22:45) Di Maria (30:45) Questions for Mo (35:45) Profile Adil Aouchiche (49:44) All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! Follow Pet on…
24: Liverpool-City, Bayern-Dortmund, Napoli Free Fall and Myron Boadu w/ Zach Lowy
Nov 12 • 74 min
Discussed on today's show: Time Stamps: PL: Liverpool-City (1:30) Ligue 1: Lyon-Marsielle (13:50) La Liga: Real Madrid (19:45) Bundesliga: Bayern, Sancho (26:15) Serie A: Napoli, Cagliari, Milan-Juve (34:10) MLS: Seattle Champions (59:35) Questions…
23: Emery, Kovac, Racism in Serie A & Hamed Junior-Traore Profile
Nov 5 • 75 min
Discussed on today's show: Leicester, Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United PSG losing, cause for concern? Bayern and Niko Kovac Napoli, Roma, Cagliari MLS Cup Final, Zlatan and Vela Q&A, Balotelli, Racism in Serie A Hamed Junior-Traore player profile…
22: The Granit Xhaka Saga, Icardi, Atalanta & Kulusevski
Oct 29 • 63 min
Discussed: Southampton 0 - 9 Leciester Pulisic Liverpool Vs. Spurs Trent AA Granit Xhaka Atalanta 7 - 1 Udinese Roma 2-1 Milan Fiorentina 1 - 2 Lazio Dejan Kulusevski Player profile All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! Follow…
21: Man United Vs. Liverpool, Di Maria, Berardi, the MLS & Ivan Franco
Oct 22 • 68 min
Discussed on today's show: Man United Vs. Liverpool Leicester March on Angel Di Maria and PSG Bundesliga tight, end of Bayern's dominance? Real Sociedad and their Norweigan wizard Lazio Vs. Atalanta and Sassuolo Vs. Inter Berardi, Latauro and Inter MLS…
20: Mason Mount, Christian Pulisic, Pioli & Gaetano Castrovilli
Oct 15 • 81 min
Discussed on today's show: Christian Pulisic, Chelsea and US Mens National Team Mason Mount Southgate's selections Racism in the Bulgaria Vs. England game Rudi Garcia to Lyon Neymar Injury…..again Robert Lewandowski is on fire Giampaulo dismissal and…
19: Solskjær, Pochettino, Inter Vs. Juve & Gabriel Martinelli
Oct 8 • 73 min
Discussed on today's show: Poch OSG Is the prem title race already over? Inter Vs. Juve Dortmund's struggles Marco Rose's Gladbach Lyon and Sylvinho Eden Hazard and Madrid Cazorla back in the spain squad Odegaard lighting up La Liga Will the MLS ever be…
18: Manchester City & The Rise of the EPL
May 14 • 65 min
Discussed on today's show: Manchester city's season Should they have bought more players in the summer? What positions they'll look to address in the summer Pep Guardiola Eric Garcia player profile Eden Hazard, Paul Pogba and other transfer sagas All this…
17: Say no to Racism.
Apr 9 • 62 min
Discussed on today's show: Moise Kean, Racism in football Roma and their transition VAR Messi and 10 league titles Atletico Madrid and Griezmann UCL QF preview All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! Follow Pet on Twitter…
16: Ronaldo vs. Messi, Football Colonialism & a Nicolo Barella Profile
Mar 26 • 47 min
Discussed on today's show: Swine flue is back and hitting football hard?! England, Sterling, Sancho, Callum Hudson-Odoi Italy, Barella, Moise Kean Ronaldo vs. Messi Youth systems & Football club partnerships] Nicolo Barella Player Profile All this and…
15: Roma, Juventus, Handballs & Chiesa
Mar 12 • 58 min
Discussed on today's show: Roma, Monchi, Di Francesco, Ranieri Juventus, UCL ties, Allegri Khedira, Pjanic, Bentancur Joachim Low and Germany Italian national team Chiesa player profile Handball and VAR All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow…
14: Kepa Vs. Sarri, Juventus’ woes, Monchi to Arsenal & a Dwight McNeil Profile
Feb 26 • 69 min
Discussed on today's show: Kepa and Sarri Sarri's future Juventus' current situation Allegri's future Ramsey to Juve Monchi to Arsenal VAR Dwight McNeil player profile Would a play-off system work in the EPL? How good has Sirigu been this season? All this…
13: Sarri, UCL Preview and an interview with Scouted Football’s Stephen Ganavas
Feb 12 • 73 min
Discussed on today's show: Sarri and Chelsea. Will he get the sack? MLS draft system compared to european football UCL preview is Piatek the long term solution at Milan? Top 3 surprise packages in Serie A this season Diego Lainez Reece James Gervinho…
12: The State of French Football with Jonathan Johnson
Jan 15 • 52 min
Discussed on today's show: Neymar, Mbappe and PSG's FFP troubles Nicolas Pepe Ismaila Sarr Edouard Mendy Monaco and Thierry Henry Timothy Weah Profile All this and more on today's State of Play! Please subscribe and leave a review! Follow us on twitter!…
11: Top 10 u23 Players to Watch in 2019!
Jan 1 • 71 min
Discussed on today's show: Emil Audero Hamed Junior-Traore Stefano Sensi Nicolo Zaniolo Ibrahima Konate Alphonso Davies Rony Lopes Samuel Chukwueze David Brooks Reiss Nelson All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! Music by Joakim…
10: The State of US Soccer Ft. Jon Townsend
Dec 18, 2018 • 66 min
Discussed on today's show: Recap of the MLS cup final Atlanta United: The success story USMNT & Gregg Berhalter The state of US soccer and it's infastructure. How can it improve? Is this a cultural problem? Zack Steffen to City Ethan Horvath All this and…
9: Lucas Torreira is Still a Hero & a Nicolas Pepe Player Profile
Dec 4, 2018 • 71 min
Dicussed in today's show: Derby day in the UK Lucas Torreira (shock) State of player contracts in European Football Zlatan Ibrahimovic & Fabregas to Milan Thierry Henry as a coach…. Nicolas Pepe Profile with Mohammed Ali! All this and more on today's…
8: Christian Pulisic to Chelsea, Sandro Tonali and Mason Mount Ft. Alex Goldberg
Nov 18, 2018 • 41 min
First up, we talk about Christian Pulisic's future. Will he end up in the premier league, and more spefically at Chelsea? Just how high is his ceiling? Will this be a big marketing coup for whoever gets him? Next, 1 we talk about Sandro Tonali. Pirlo 2.0,…
7: Lucas Torreira is a Hero & a Cengiz Under Player Proflie
Nov 6, 2018 • 64 min
On today's episode, we begin by talking about the corruption in football after PSG & Manchester City owners in Qatar & Abu Dhabi were accused of taking on sponsorship money above the allowed amount. How is this still happening? What should the punishment…
6: The Rise of Calcio, Real Madrid’s Struggles & a Reiss Nelson Profile with Oli Price-Bates
Oct 23, 2018 • 58 min
First up, we talk about the international break just gone. Is the UEFA nations league working? Is the use of youngsters in these competitions harming the competitiveness of the competiton? Next, we speak all about Miguel Almiron who's really making some…
5: The Power of PiÄ…tek with Janusz Michallik
Oct 9, 2018 • 69 min
First up, we discuss Ivan Gazidis, current Arsenal CEO leaving british shores to join AC Milan. What has sparked this move? What's the arsenal reaction to this? Sticking to the premier league, Eden Hazard is on FIRE. The man cannot stop scoring, and he's…
4: Matt Miazga, Ethan Ampadu and Cucho Hernandez
Sep 12, 2018 • 61 min
First up, we talk about Brazil's encounter with USA. Who was Matt impressed with as the American on the podcast? Why was Yedlin the poster boy? Why were there ONLY 20,000 fans there? And how good was Matt Miazga? Next up, we talk about Italy, Poland and…
3: An American La Liga
Aug 27, 2018 • 47 min
First up, we talk about the current state of Manchester United under Glazer ownership, with Mourinho at the helm. Will he be United manager come the end of the season? How are the glazer owned US franchise Bucaneers doing? Next up, we spend a bit of time…
2: Kroenke and Kepa
Aug 11, 2018 • 59 min
First up we talk about Stan Kroenke, the big story in football is that he's buying out Alisher Usmanov to take total control of Arsenal Football Club. What are the implications for Arsenal and the fans? This will add AFC to the Kroenke family portfolio…
1: Financial Trouble in Italian Football, Higuain, Martial and Moise Kean
Jul 31, 2018 • 57 min
First up, we actually talk about what the State of Play Pod is going to be about! Then, we get into the content. How have Bari, Reggiana and Cesena all declared bankruptcy? What has lead to the tragic demise of these three clubs? As Matt quite rightly…