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Join the Front Page Football team as they discuss all things Australian football in a casual, ad-libbed, and fun way on this podcast network. Across multiple shows, Aussie football truly does live here! They're top podcasts, produced by the next gen.

    Incredible derby drama as Rudan singles out Younis, Adelaide blow it, the Maclaren-Caputo dilemma, and updated power rankings! | With Antonis Pagonis and Jake Holub

    Incredible derby drama as Rudan singles out Younis, Adelaide blow it, the Maclaren-Caputo dilemma, and updated power rankings! | With Antonis Pagonis and Jake Holub

    Another A-League Men review on the Front Page Football Podcast! This time host Christian Marchetti is joined by FPF contributors Antonis Pagonis and Jake Holub as they go through all their takeaways from the weekend's matches!

    The boys start with their key observations from Round 24 (5:05) before Christian waxes lyrical about the incredible Sydney Derby drama on Saturday night (10:54). They discuss more antagonising post-match comments by Western Sydney Wanderers manager Marko Rudan, this time singling out youngster Marcus Younis, Zac Sapsford’s incredible goalscoring run in the derby, Jaiden Kucharski burying previous derby demons, and Hayden Matthews’ incredible season for Sydney FC.

    Elsewhere, Adelaide United blew a huge chance to close in on the top six against Macarthur. Antonis reflects on Nestory Irankunda’s topsy-turvy final home game, including a wonder strike to open the scoring before Adelaide’s questionable penalty-taking process reared its head at the death. The boys also praise Macarthur for showing some grit in the face of adversity and Ariath Piol’s impressive cameo off the bench (32:23).

    They also praise other standout performances across the weekend, including Finn Surman’s reward for a great season with Wellington’s winner against Melbourne Victory, Max Balard and Christian Theoharous cooking for the Mariners, and Clayton Taylor’s strong finish to the season for Newcastle (44:20). With Jamie Maclaren selected ahead of Max Caputo for Melbourne City on Sunday, the boys also discuss who Aurelio Vidmar starts at striker for City's do or die clash against the Wanderers this weekend.

    Finally, Christian finishes with his updated power rankings, as Antonis and Jake also weigh in with their thoughts (1:01:50).

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    • 1 hr 14 min
    Irankunda insights, a Mariners-Nix thriller, Victory's derby delight, and home comforts for Western

    Irankunda insights, a Mariners-Nix thriller, Victory's derby delight, and home comforts for Western

    Another A-League Men review on the Front Page Football Podcast! Host Christian Marchetti takes you through all his thoughts from the weekend's matches! It's a long one!

    Christian starts by discussing the Wanderers falling at home to the Brisbane Roar on Friday night, assessing Macklin Freke's standing amongst the league's best goalkeepers and Marko Rudan's interesting "perception" comment about Western Sydney and Sydney FC (1:27). Christian also reviews Western United-Macarthur, considering whether the Bulls need to be careful about losing their spot in the top six, and the importance of club's having appropriate stadium's following the early success of Western's new facility in Tarneit (13:25).

    Moving onto the round's biggest clash between the Central Coast Mariners and Wellington, Christian showers both sides with praise following a gripping encounter, discussing the mutual respect between Mark Jackson and Giancarlo Italiano (25:35) before moving onto a Melbourne Derby that saw Melbourne Victory stamp their authority over Melbourne City in a dominant fashion (39:36). Later on, he dives into Newcastle-Sydney (48:02), including Robert Mak's controversial red card and the Match Review Panel's inability to hold referees accountable.

    He finishes the review with many thoughts from a wild game between Perth and Adelaide (1:04:12), praising the emergence of Daniel Bennie and yet another Nestory Irankunda masterclass. Christian also provides some insights into the latest surrounding Irankunda's omission from the Olyroos' Asian Cup squad (1:14:18).

    Christian closes the pod with his updated power rankings after 23 rounds! (1:21:33)

    No Wednesday show this week but we'll be back on Friday for another pod!!

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    • 1 hr 27 min
    Everything Melbourne City: Finals chances, mediocre Maclaren, a big off-season, and the managerial situation | With Caydn Foley

    Everything Melbourne City: Finals chances, mediocre Maclaren, a big off-season, and the managerial situation | With Caydn Foley

    On this Friday edition of the Front Page Football Podcast, the boys have a special episode for all Melbourne City fans!

    Host Christian Marchetti is joined by Victorian-based FPF writer Caydn Foley for a deep dive into Melbourne City's 2023/24 season thus far. The boys give their opinions on whether City can still finish in the top six, Jamie Maclaren's poor season and possible exit from the club at season's end, and Max Caputo's emergence in recent weeks.

    Later in the pod, the boys delve into what lies ahead for City in the off-season. They give their thoughts on a couple of new signings rumoured to be joining the club, assess the 13 players on the last year of their contract, and discuss the club's managerial situation given Aurelio Vidmar is likely to finish his interim spell soon.

    Back on Monday for the A-League Men review!

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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Mariners-City, some hot A-Liga takes, and Schneiderlin puts himself on the market | With Jake Holub

    Mariners-City, some hot A-Liga takes, and Schneiderlin puts himself on the market | With Jake Holub

    Today's Front Page Football Podcast sees host Christian Marchetti joined by FPF writer Jake Holub to discuss some topical news items across the A-League Men!

    The boys first address the Central Coast Mariners coming from behind to defeat Melbourne City in midweek action (1:39). They discuss why it was a hugely important win for the Mariners, Max Caputo's excellent form, Mark Jackson's tactical tweak which changed the game, and whether improved performances have come too late for Melbourne City, before finishing with a showering of praise for midfielder Max Balard following his recent performances and late winner.

    Then they pivot to some general chat, with Jake providing a hot take he has about the Wellington Phoenix (16:51), and Christian posing the question of whether Sydney FC should be taken more seriously as championship contenders (20:31). The boys finish by talking about former Western Sydney Wanderers midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin's recent comments to FTBL (26:34), considering whether he would be a good addition for Western United or any other club should he return to Australia next season.

    We'll be back on Friday with a deep dive into one of the A-League Men's underperforming sides!

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    • 33 min
    Irankunda's big steps, Sydney's serious statement, marvellous Milanovic, and power rankings!

    Irankunda's big steps, Sydney's serious statement, marvellous Milanovic, and power rankings!

    Another A-League Men review on the Front Page Football Podcast! Host Christian Marchetti takes you through all his thoughts from the weekend's matches!

    Christian starts by describing a sensational performance by Adelaide United's winger Nestory Irankunda against Western United, which saw the Bayern Munich bound star score a phenomenal hat-trick. He highlights the small improvements Irankunda has been making in his game recently and explains why Australian football needs to embrace the young talent more (2:27). Christian also reviews Melbourne City-Newcastle, including a shoutout to goalkeeper Ryan Scott for another excellent performance (16:01).

    Moving onto the round's most intriguing clash between Sydney FC and the Central Coast Mariners, Christian showers Ufuk Talay's side with praise for another statement win whilst discussing whether Mark Jackson's Mariners needs a better plan to cope with the Sky Blues' swarming press (22:14).

    Later on, he dives into Wellington-Brisbane (34:50), Daniel Arzani highlighting his importance to Melbourne Victory in their win over Perth (41:49), and an incredible display by Western Sydney Wanderers youngster Nicholas Milanovic against Macarthur (49:02).

    Christian closes with a new segment for the Monday pod, giving his current A-League Men power rankings after 22 rounds! (57:16)

    Back on Wednesday for another pod!!

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Global Administration and previewing all the permutations for the Dub's final weekend | With Cody Ojeda

    Global Administration and previewing all the permutations for the Dub's final weekend | With Cody Ojeda

    A Dub-themed edition of the Front Page Football Podcast is here!

    Today, host Christian Marchetti is joined by FPF writer Cody Ojeda to first address the latest controversy in the A-Leagues which has seen broadcast production company Global Advance enter administration, leaving the APL to enter into a new agreement with NEP until season's end (1:30).

    Then, they pivot to the A-League Women, taking all the permutations heading into the final weekend of Dub action for 2023/24 (11:28). Christian and Cody consider the final top six positions, discussing Melbourne Victory's chances of missing out altogether, Newcastle's big opportunity in Adelaide, and whether Robbie Hooker's Wanderers can secure a Finals spot to punctuate their impressive season.

    Later on, they discuss why a Championship may be a step too far for an injury-plagued Western United, predict possible Elimination Final matchups, and explain why the road for a title still goes through Sydney FC.

    We'll be back on Monday with our A-League Men review!

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    • 43 min

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