World Cup

Podcast 40 — Majestic Messi, FA Cup and the USWNT Lawsuit

On this week's busy podcast, Musa and Ryan try to put Messi's genius into words, following his incredible hat-trick against Betis (00.01), as well as discussing a historic match at the Wanda Metropolitano and FA Cup quarter final weekend (10.20). Then Ryan talks to Caitlin Murray, football writer and author of The National Team: The Inside Story of The Women Who Changed Soccer, about the gender discrimination lawsuit filed by the US Women’s National Team against US Soccer last week (18.31). There's also Sancho Corner and much, much more (31.40).

Podcast 40 — Majestic Messi, FA Cup and the USWNT Lawsuit

Podcast 5 — The Endgame

Our fifth and final World Cup podcast is called The Endgame. Musa Okwonga, Michael Da Silva and Producer Ryan are joined by New York Times football writer Rory Smith and Spanish football writer Sid Lowe, as we preview the World Cup final between France and Croatia.

Podcast 5 — The Endgame

Podcast 4 — The Unscheduled

Our fourth World Cup podcast is called the Unscheduled, mainly because we didn’t plan to do it. This time Musa Okwonga and Rabona editor-in-chief Michael Da Silva look at the four semi-finalists: Croatia, England, Belgium and France and are joined by French football writer Philippe Auclair.

Podcast 4 — The Unscheduled

Podcast 3 — The Unfinished

As we approach the business end of the World Cup, Musa Okwonga and Michael Da Silva look at the remaining candidates in our latest podcast, ‘The Unfinished’. Belgium, Brazil and France all on the menu and Irish Times writer Ken Early speaks to us about England’s wild ride to the quarter finals. We also discuss Germany’s shock exit with German football writer Uli Hesse.

Podcast 3 — The Unfinished

Podcast 2 — The Unexpected

Hosted by journalist and poet Musa Okwonga alongside Rabona editor-in-chief Michael Da Silva, Rabona brings you its second World Cup podcast. This episode is called ‘The Unexpected’ and looks at the surprises of the tournament so far, and there have been a few! Argentina, Croatia and Germany, to name but three. Musa and Michael are joined by Croatian football expert Juraj Vrdoljak and French football writer Tom Williams.

Podcast 2 — The Unexpected