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The Fox Football team, led by Adam Peacock, look at all the issues happening both locally and abroad, plus go one-on-one with some of the biggest names in the sport.

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The Fox Football team, led by Adam Peacock, look at all the issues happening both locally and abroad, plus go one-on-one with some of the biggest names in the sport.

    Pedj Bojic's incredible story | Olyroos through to Tokyo | Arnie's big decisions, Copa or Olympics?

    Pedj Bojic's incredible story | Olyroos through to Tokyo | Arnie's big decisions, Copa or Olympics?

    Former A-League back Pedj Bojic helps Simon Hill and Daniel Garb dissect the Olyroos' qualification for the Tokyo Olympics and speculate how availability between Tokyo and the Copa America will be managed.
    They review the latest A-League round, as they always do, plus dig into the fascinating journey Pedj went on, as he emerged from a tough battle to make it professionally.
    Here's more detail on today's episode:
    -A Pedj update and his elite football fitness (2:00)
    -Pedj's sudden career end and a bit about what happened (4:00)
    -Olyroos qualification campaign (6:00)
    -The strength of the Olyroos squad, potentially, and how to manage it going forward (13:00)
    -Playing Olympics vs. Copa America (16:00)
    -What caught your eye? (22:00)
    -Victory in the Asian Champions League and their tough upcoming schedule (24:00)
    -Round 16 in review (33:00)
    -Jets issues (41:00)
    -Bojic caught in the middle of the NSL - A-League transition (45:00)
    -Pedj's crazy story about his identity and it denying him of a contract with Ipswich Town (46:00)
    -Pedj opens up on almost going completely off the rails as a teen (48:00)
    -Bojic's career highlights, in particular, his time at the Mariners (52:00)
    -Missing a GF penalty (56:00)
    -Pedj's involvement on a 'ripped' Matty Ryan (59:00)

    • 1 hr 6 min
    How to run a club, with CEOs Tony Pignata (Perth) & Danny Townsend (Sydney FC)

    How to run a club, with CEOs Tony Pignata (Perth) & Danny Townsend (Sydney FC)

    This week, Adam Peacock has Perth Glory CEO Tony Pignata and Sydney FC CEO Danny Townsend... both in the same room at the same time. It's a hell of a listen.
    They cover Sydney selling off Brandon O'Neill, negotiating with stars like Del Piero and Torres, fan engagement, stadium agreement difficulties and a heap more.
    Here's an in-depth rundown:
    -A CEO's involvement with the football department, roster management, negotiations, the cap and dealing with the coach (3:00)
    -Back-ended contracts (6:00)
    -What if the cap was scrapped? (9:00)
    -CEOs working and dealing with League administrators and the FFA (10:00)
    -Danny on selling Brandon O'Neill (13:00)
    -Negotiating with other clubs in transfers (18:00)
    -The importance of coaches that are A-League knowledgeable (21:00)
    -The challenges of fan engagement (22:00)
    -Pignata: We lose $50-$60k per home game (27:00)
    -Stadium challenges and solutions (29:00)
    -Revenue streams from the broadcast deal (33:00)
    -Rules the CEOs would look at (excluding VAR!!) (38:00)
    -How the Del Piero deal was sprouted (43:00)
    -How Del Piero has helped Sydney get to where they are now (45:00)
    -How close Fernando Torres came to signing with Sydney and what ultimately stopped it (48:00)

    • 52 min
    Wanderers captain Mitch Duke on Babbel sacking | Fowler's men Roaring | No Kurz, yet still no Victory

    Wanderers captain Mitch Duke on Babbel sacking | Fowler's men Roaring | No Kurz, yet still no Victory

    Credit to Wanderers captain Mitch Duke, who still cam in for this week's A-League review with Daniel Garb and Simon Hill, despite the news manager Markus Babbel has been sacked.
    Mitch spends the first third of the podcast answering questions about his club, what happened and what now, before the guys move to the rest of Round 15... and of course, finish with some overseas action.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Marco Kurz sacked! Immediate reaction with reporter David Davutovic

    Marco Kurz sacked! Immediate reaction with reporter David Davutovic

    Melbourne Victory has sacked coach Marco Kurz after just 13 games at the helm.
    Herald Sun reporter David Davutovic broke the story and he phones through to explain to Adam Peacock just how it came to this at one of the A-League's heavyweight clubs.
    Here's more:
    -Did we expect this to happen so soon? (1:00)
    -The root of the Victory players' frustration (3:00)
    -The side lost its competitive edge (6:00)
    -The potential mismanagement of injuries and the lasting impact of that (7:00)
    -Where the coaching situation is at now (9:00)
    -Turning things around quick smart (11:00)

    • 14 min
    Phil Moss | Olyroos' Olympic boost | Winter season down under? | Crazy CCM game | Perth humming

    Phil Moss | Olyroos' Olympic boost | Winter season down under? | Crazy CCM game | Perth humming

    Former manager and player Phil Moss is in the third seat this week, alongside Daniel Garby and Simon Hill.
    It was a wild weekend of A-League and and the Olyroos move a step closer to an Olympic berth.
    Here's more:
    -Moss' take on the holistic health of football (4:00)
    -What caught your eye over the weekend? (8:00)
    -Olyroos beat Thailand (12:00)
    -Olympic qualifying campaign experience (15:00)
    -Players that have stepped up (19:00)
    -Matt Simon's play (23:00)
    -Perth is humming (30:00)
    -Sydney FC flexing their muscles (34:00)
    -Potential move from summer to winter football (45:00)
    -EPL wrap (54:00)
    -Listener questions (1:08:00)

    • 1 hr 9 min
    A player agent explains transfer windows and player movement | Paddy Dominguez | The Aaron Mooy situation

    A player agent explains transfer windows and player movement | Paddy Dominguez | The Aaron Mooy situation

    Adam Peacock returns to the podcast with a very unique conversation.
    Given it's January, inside the transfer window, of course, Adam tries to get to the bottom of how it all works with ultra-experienced player agent Paddy Dominguez, who had Aaron Mooy on his books until only recently.
    Here are some of the topics:
    -The difference between the two transfer windows (1:00)
    -Club agents vs. player agents (4:00)
    -The January Transfer Window might be scrapped eventually (8:00)
    -Managing players - 'a necessary evil'? (12:00)
    -Agents act as scouts, too (15:00)
    -When conflict of interests occur (16:00)
    -Aaron Mooy's precarious situation (20:00)
    -How close Jamie McLaren was to not returning to Australia (22:00)
    -How it's all changed in 30 years (26:00)
    -Building Australia a football economy - now's the time to move from 'archaic' setup (31:00)
    -Why Australia's an attractive option to play (36:00)

    • 42 min

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