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Optus Sport is dedicated to providing football fans with wall-to-wall football content and we're back for another season of podcasts to keep your football fix burning all week. Mid-week, David Weiner will once again be joined by a rotating panel of experts to talk about all the big issues in the world of football, with plenty of great stories from our panel of legends, too.

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    • American Football
    • 5.0 • 26 Ratings

Optus Sport is dedicated to providing football fans with wall-to-wall football content and we're back for another season of podcasts to keep your football fix burning all week. Mid-week, David Weiner will once again be joined by a rotating panel of experts to talk about all the big issues in the world of football, with plenty of great stories from our panel of legends, too.

    Matchday Edition – Rashford fires United to huge victory | Are Barca back? | Chelsea win in front OF PEOPLE?! |

    Matchday Edition – Rashford fires United to huge victory | Are Barca back? | Chelsea win in front OF PEOPLE?! |

    Richard Bayliss is joined by Mark Schwarzer, John Aloisi, Michael Bridges and David Weiner for a review of Thursday's Champions League. Hear:
    · Who won the fashion contest at Old Trafford
    · How United became the Harlem Globetrotters overnight
    · Whether Bridgey and John would look like footballers at PSG
    · Who Dave nominates for the Encouragement Award
    · A preview of the weekend's Premier League

    • 30 min
    Matchday Edition – Reds win, but at what cost? | Real scrape a point while Barca burns | Man City, Bayern & Atleti victorious

    Matchday Edition – Reds win, but at what cost? | Real scrape a point while Barca burns | Man City, Bayern & Atleti victorious

    Richard Bayliss is joined by Mark Schwarzer, John Aloisi, Michael Bridges and David Weiner for a review of Wednesday's Champions League. Hear:
    · How Aussie Awer Mabil went at Anfield
    · Positive injury news after Fabinho limps off
    · Which wonderkid came of age on Matchday Two
    · What Barcelona's political turmoil actually means
    · A preview of Thursday's matches

    • 28 min
    Matchday Edition – Ajax own goal gives Liverpool victory | Real hammering from Shakhtar kids | Schwarzer's player cam on Guardiola

    Matchday Edition – Ajax own goal gives Liverpool victory | Real hammering from Shakhtar kids | Schwarzer's player cam on Guardiola

    Richard Bayliss is joined by Mark Schwarzer, John Aloisi, Michael Bridges and David Weiner for a review of Thursday's Champions League. Hear:
    · How Liverpool overcame Pickford-gate to win
    · Why Real Madrid were so awful
    · Who could possibly stop Bayern
    · Bridgey's fearless group predictions
    · Schwarzy's Petr Cech scoop and Fulham thoughts

    • 30 min
    Matchday Edition – The Group Stage begins | Rashford does it again to PSG | Positives for Chelsea, Barcelona and Juventus

    Matchday Edition – The Group Stage begins | Rashford does it again to PSG | Positives for Chelsea, Barcelona and Juventus

    Richard Bayliss is joined by Mark Schwarzer, John Aloisi, Michael Bridges and David Weiner for a review of Wednesday's Champions League.
    On this episode:
    · How United made PSG look silly
    · Why Chelsea are such a defensive rock
    · Who won the 2020 Leipzig Fashion Fest
    · What Mrs Bridgey thinks of John Aloisi
    · Which away kit is best? The Zebra or the Orange?

    • 25 min
    Bring it on! Merseyside Derby, City-Arsenal, Champions League previews & much more

    Bring it on! Merseyside Derby, City-Arsenal, Champions League previews & much more

    John Aloisi and Thomas Sorensen are on deck for a huge GegenPod with David Weiner.

    • Ronaldo tests positive for COVID-19: What happens now?
    • What's England's best XI? Has Harry Kane's position changed?
    • Internationals discussion: How many lives does Joachim Löw have?
    • Project Big Picture: Reaction
    • Big Merseyside Derby preview
    • Can Mikel Arteta knock off Pep Guardiola?
    • Introducing this season's UEFA Champions League groups: Early predictions

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Dysfunctional United's window 'reeks of desperation' | The unheralded role of the mascot | Bonkers PL start

    Dysfunctional United's window 'reeks of desperation' | The unheralded role of the mascot | Bonkers PL start

    Michael Bridges and Thomas Sorensen join David Weiner for this week's episode of the GegenPod to review the end of the transfer window and try make sense of the end of the transfer window and a bonkers start to the Premier League season.

    Topics include:

    • Mesut Ozil saves Gunnersaurus
    • Transfer window winners and losers
    • Manchester United: What to make of their Deadline Day scramble and 6-1 defeat
    • Making sense of the bonkers start to the season
    • Can Everton sustain their start?
    • Harry Redknapp says Spurs can win the league: Can they?
    • What's happened at West Ham?
    • International window lookahead

    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

uts - ,

Midweek listening routine

Great host, great guests, serious football chat with plenty of laughs.

Cryfowler ,

Insightful and fun

Loved the first pod. Dave is a great host and the lineup on the first pod ensured insightful analysis mixed with humour and fun.

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Sick football chat

Loving the new pod. Good hosts. Great way to fill the midweek hole.

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