Podcast

Podcast — Inter rising after derby drama

After a brief hiatus for the international break, Musa and Ryan are back and joined by James Horncastle to discuss Inter’s dramatic Derby della Madonnina victory over city rivals AC Milan. There is also analysis of Maurizio Sarri versus Jose Mourinho, another beleaguering weekend for Real Madrid and, despite Michael’s absence through illness, more praise for Jadon Sancho.

Podcast — Inter rising after derby drama

Podcast — Real Madrid and Bayern Munich: Why are Europe’s giants struggling?

Bayern Munich go into the international break sixth in the Bundesliga and Real Madrid are on their longest goal drought since 1985. On our latest podcast, Musa, Michael and Ryan discuss their woes and heap praise on the teams that are taking advantage across Europe.

Podcast — Real Madrid and Bayern Munich: Why are Europe’s giants struggling?

Podcast: Turning Points

This week Musa, Michael and Ryan talk about the struggles at Manchester United, Aaron Ramsey’s future amid a changing landscape at Arsenal, and a thrilling weekend in the Bundesliga, where Bayern Munich were displaced at the top after a stunning defeat in Berlin.

Podcast: Turning Points

Podcast: The Future, vol. 1

In an era of escalating transfer fees and the prospect of games abroad, Musa, Michael and Ryan discuss the future of the game. The also look back on the weekend's action in the Premier League and across Europe.

Podcast: The Future, vol. 1

Podcast: In the Groove

As club football returns after the international break, Musa, Michael and Ryan take a look at the teams in Europe finding their rhythm, plus those who might have cause for concern.

Podcast: In the Groove

Podcast: Transitions

Having won their first four games, Watford are the surprise package in the Premier League this season. Musa, Michael and Ryan discuss their rise and other teams in transition, and they cast an eye over the latest in Europe and the deadline day transfers.

Podcast: Transitions

Podcast: Respect, Respect, Respect

Following Jose Mourinho’s extraordinary press conference after Manchester United’s 3-0 defeat by Tottenham Hotspur, Musa, Michael and Ryan discuss where United and Mourinho go from here. They are joined by Miguel Delaney, the Independent’s chief football writer, who witnessed the meltdown in Manchester.

Podcast: Respect, Respect, Respect

Podcast: Sarri and the New Guard

In our latest episode, Musa, Michael and Ryan are joined by James Horncastle to discuss the slow rise of new Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri and the appointments of Unai Emery at Arsenal, Marcelo Bielsa at Leeds and Thomas Tuchel at PSG.

Podcast: Sarri and the New Guard

Podcast: The Beginning

On the first episode of the new season, Musa, Michael and Ryan talk about the opening weekend of the Premier League season, the German Super Cup, Iniesta, Rooney and some of their favourite and least favourite kits.

Podcast: The Beginning

World Cup 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.

World Cup podcast #5: The Endgame

World Cup 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.

World Cup podcast #4: The Unscheduled

World Cup 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.

World Cup podcast #3: The Unfinished

World Cup 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.

World Cup podcast #2: The Unexpected

World Cup podcast: The Uninvited

Hosted by Musa Okwonga alongside Rabona editor-in-chief Michael Da Silva, Rabona brings you the first of a series of World Cup podcasts. This first episode is called ‘The Uninvited’ as we look at the perennial attendees such as Italy, the Netherlands, Chile and the USA, who all missed out this time. And Musa and Michael will give you their tips for the tournament.

World Cup podcast: The Uninvited