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52: Andrew Mangan of Arseblog, Sarri Sacked-Pirlo Hired at Juventus and Champions League Update!
Aug 11 • 76 min
Discussed on today's show: This episode of the State of Play Podcast is loaded with footballing content. Matt Santangelo and Martino Puccio kick you off with some Champions League updates and the situation going on at Juventus with the sacking of Sarri…
51: Arsenal Win FA Cup, Alexis Sanchez Stays at Inter, Sancho to Man United?, Champions League Round of 16!
Aug 4 • 63 min
Discussed on today's show: Matt Santangelo and Martino Puccio are here to break down Arsenal's FA Cup victory over Chelsea with a 2-1 win, Alexis Sanchez moving to Inter for good, Manchester United's future with Chris Smalling and Jadon Sancho. Plus, more…
50: Manchester United Secure Champions League, Dybala & Mbappe Hurt, Plus ESPN’s Matteo Bonetti on Serie A!
Jul 28 • 75 min
Discussed on today's show: Premier League Chelsea and Manchester United Jadon Sancho and Kai Havertz Dybala and Mbappe Injuries Matteo Bonetti on Serie A Juventus, Milan, Atalanta & Sassuolo All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on…
49: Arsenal Reach FA Cup Final, Madrid Win La Liga, Ballon D’or Canceled and More!
Jul 20 • 55 min
Pet Berisha, Matt Santangelo and Martino Puccio are here to talk all things football this week as they catch up on Arsenal's hot streak, Madrid winning the title while Barcelona and Messi are spiraling out of control. Then they head to Italy to discuss…
48: Manchester United rise, North London Derby & Madrid Move on Ft. Tom McDermott
Jul 14 • 50 min
Discussed:- Manchester City- Manchester United- North London Derby- Spurs and Arsenal- Real Madrid- Who wins the Balon D’or?- Serie A, Ronaldo, Lazio, Atalanta. Today’s episode is brought to you by The Athletic. The Athletic is a subscription-based sports…
47: Manchester United on Fire, Juventus Champions Again?, Sane to Bayern and Sergio Ramos the Goalscorer
Jul 7 • 54 min
Martino Puccio, Pet Berisha and Matt Santangelo are here to breakdown all the top European Football topics as Man United continue their re-birth. Arsenal make strides, Juve claim another title as well as the high profile transfer of Leroy Sane to Bayern…
46: Liverpool Are Champions, Roberto Rojas of Bein Sports, Liverpool Win, Madrid in 1st & Erik Lopez Player Profile
Jun 30 • 48 min
Pet Berisha and Martino Puccio are joined by Roberto Rojas of Bein Sports to break down Liverpool winning the Premier League, Madrid pulling ahead of Barcelona, a Pjanic-Arthur swap and a player profile of the young Paraguayan Erik Lopez!
45: Premier League Returns, Madrid in 1st, Germany CL Race, Scudetto Challenge, Plus New CL Format?
Jun 23 • 50 min
Martino Puccio and Matt Santangelo breakdown all of the top leagues throughout Europe with their return this past weekend. They tell you who they think will be winning some trophies and what teams might be struggling coming back!
44: Top U-23 Players with Reece Chambers!
Jun 16 • 64 min
**VOTE FOR US IN THE FOOTBALL CONTENT AWARDS HERE: https://footballcontentawards.com/2020-voting/ Discussed on today's show: 10 u23 players Dwight McNeil (Burnley) David Brooks (Bournemouth) Bukayo Saka (Arsenal) Harvey Barnes (Leicester) Richarlison…
43: Timo Werner to Chelsea, Sandro Tonali to Inter, Bennacer to Stay in Italy? Plus, More Leagues Returning!
Jun 9 • 51 min
**VOTE FOR US IN THE FOOTBALL CONTENT AWARDS HERE: https://footballcontentawards.com/2020-voting/ Discussed on today's show: Chelsea Timo Werner Sandro Tonali Inter Juventus Ismael Bennacer La Liga MLS Questions! All this and more on today's State of…
42: Mauro Icardi to PSG, Premier League Return & Transfer Market Talk!
Jun 1 • 40 min
Please vote for us by tweeting: "I am voting for @StateOfPlayPod in @The_FCAs for #BestNewContentCreator" Or by using this link: https://footballcontentawards.com/2020-voting/ Discussed on today's show: Mauro Icardi Kai Havertz and Timo Werner Inter Milan…
41: Football Commentator Derek Rae on Der Klassiker, Kai Havertz and More!
May 28 • 43 min
Discussed on today's show: Der Klassiker Recap Defending in Germany Kai Havertz Matheus Cunha Thomas Müller Moussa Diaby Experiences calling games Best match ever called? FIFA videogame Question Wrap-up/plug All this and more on today's State of Play!…
40: The Bundesliga’s Back, Project Restart & Transfer Swaps Galore
May 19 • 41 min
Discussed on today's show: The Bundesliga returning Project Restart in the EPL Serie A and La Liga return to training Contract situations UCL/EL Transfer rumours Barca / Juve Swap deal including Pjanic, De Sciglio & Semedo (AND 22M!!!) Paul Pogba All this…
39: Timo Werner, Ralph Rangnick, Gio Reyna and German Football with Manuel Veth!
May 12 • 57 min
Discussed on today's show: Futures of Werner, Havertz, Sane, Coutinho, Haaland Lewandowski best striker in football? Title race most interesting in Europe? Best breakout stars of the season Ralf Rangnick All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow…
38: Is Football Returning? 5 A-Side Pick Em Between Pet and Matt!
May 6 • 39 min
Discussed on today's show: France- Ligue 1 Finished PSG Are Champions! Italy-Players in Training Again Spain- Players Back in Training Germany- Teams back to Training, a Few Players Have Tested Positive for COVID-19 England- Rumors of an Early June…
37: Football Coach Harry Brooks Joins The State of Play Podcast!
Apr 28 • 55 min
Discussed on today's show: Timestamps: 1:11 Harry Introduction and Background 4:40 Youth Systems, Process of Getting Better 8:00 Mentality approach 18:30 Spurs and Mourinho 31:35 Could Spurs Have Gotten Someone Other Than Mourinho? 34:45 Harry Talks about…
36: Newcastle United Sale, Alex Telles to PSG, Arsenal Transfers & Who is the 3rd Best Player of the Messi & Cristiano Era?
Apr 21 • 61 min
Discussed on today's show: Pet Berisha makes his much anticipated return to the State of Play Podcast with Martino Puccio and Matthew Santangelo! In this pod the guys breakdown the potential sale of Newcastle United, the growing rumors of Alex Telles…
35: Carlo Garganese Joins to Discuss All Things Calcio!
Apr 15 • 78 min
Discussed on today's show: -Tonali -Balotelli All Time Italian XI Serie A Return? All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! Follow Pet on Twitter [here](@PetBerisha), Matt [here](@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here, Carlo…
34: Chelsea Season Review With Alex Goldberg of “The Byline”
Mar 28 • 68 min
Discussed on today's show: Alex Goldberg of the Byline joins Matt and Martino to discuss Chelsea's season, the up and coming youngsters at the club and what to expect this coming summer in the Transfer Market! Topics Include: Chelsea' Season Mason Mount…
33: Liverpool Season in Review and Milan Chat With Maxi Angelo!
Mar 25 • 56 min
Discussed on today's show: Maxi Angelo of Breaking the Lines, LFC Transfer Room and SempreMilan.com joins Martino Puccio and Matt Santangelo to discuss all things Liverpool and some Milan! He also helps profile up and coming Liverpool youngsters Harvey…
32: Roberto Rojas of Bein Sports, MLS Season & A Miguel Almiron Update!
Mar 23 • 70 min
Discussed on today's show: Roberto Rojas of Bein Sports joins Martino and Matt to discuss the ongoing suspensions of football, what the European Leagues should do to combat it, how the MLS will handle the situation and a check up on how Miguel Almiron has…
31: Football Suspended!? Janusz Michallik Joins To Discuss Serie A, Polish Football and Much More!
Mar 20 • 52 min
Discussed on today's show: Serie A Polish Footballers Impending League Playing All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! Follow Pet on Twitter [here](@PetBerisha), Matt [here](@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here, Janusz Michallik…
30: Marcus Rashford Injury, Erling Haaland’s Debut, Ciro Immobile is On Fire & Rayan Cherki Profile
Jan 21 • 72 min
Discussed on today's show: PL: Marcus Rashford, United & Arsenal (2:19) Germany: Erling Haaland Debut and Transfer (30:47) Italy: Immobile (41:30) Questions: (50:30) Player Profile Rayan Cherki (58:16) Attachments area All this and more on today's State…
29: CL Knockout Draw, Ancelotti to Everton, Kepa & Chelsea Plus Roberto Grosso Profiles Ionut Radu
Dec 14, 2019 • 74 min
Discussed on today's show: Champions League Draw (2:15) Premier League, Ancelotti, Chelsea, Kepa (12:31) Napoli, Meret, Serie A (34:05) Player Profile Ionut Radu (59:58) All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! Follow Pet on…
28: Napoli’s Crisis, Juventus Struggling, Manchester Derby, Messi’s Greatness & How Does Mbappe Compare? Plus, Mason Greenwood Profile
Dec 9, 2019 • 51 min
Discussed on today's show: Serie A (:55) Milan, Napoli Crisis, Lazio Premier League (21:50) Manchester Derby, La Liga (31:51) Messi Ligue 1 (35:30) Mbappe Comparisons Mason Greenwood Player Profile (43:30) All this and more on today's State of Play!…
27: Emery out - Ljungberg in, Sarri Struggles, Ciro Immobile is on fire & a Moussa Djenepo Player Profile
Dec 1, 2019 • 57 min
Discussed on today's show: PL: Arsenal Sack Emery 1:40 Who Should Arsenal Hire? 9:10 Serie A: Sarri and Juventus 21:25 Immobile On Fire 37:20 Moussa Djenepo Player Profile 49:30 * All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! Follow…
26: Pochettino Out-Mourinho In, City-Chelsea, Serie A Landscape & Azzurri, Profile: Ruslan Malinovskyi w/ Rocco Fasano
Nov 26, 2019 • 90 min
Discussed on today's show: Jose Mourinho and Pochettino (1:45) City and Chelsea (12:05) La Liga, Real Madrid (16:42) Serie A Roma, Juve-Atalanta and More! (23:25) Inter (46:00) Italian National Team (1:02:50) Player Profile: Ruslan Malinovskyi(1:18:50)…
25: Top 5 Players to Watch in Ligue 1 in 2020 Ft. Mo Ali
Nov 19, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 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…