Podcast specialising in Norwegian & Swedish football. Match Previews, reviews, latest news, transfers & player analysis brought to you by renowned duo Steve Wyss & Jonathan Fadugba.
Zinckle Bells - Christmas & End of Year Special S4:E26
Join Steve Wyss & Jonathan Fadugba for a bumper 2 hour long Christmas Special! The final Eliteserien round is now complete. Who has been relegated and who clinched key spots towards the top of the table? Steve gives his thoughts on the upcoming playoff match. Both of the guys announce their respective Eliteserien & Allsvenskan teams of the season. Which players have caught the eye in 2020? Catch up with the latest news in both countries. This is a Christmas special so we also discuss some non football topics such as Xmas movies, top 3 chocolate bars and a long awaited topic on this podcast, what are the top 3 meats out there? For all that & loads more then tune in.
Molde Symphony in Vienna - S4:E25
Join Steve Wyss & Jonathan Fadugba as they catch up with the latest events in Norway & Sweden. Hear how Molde The relegation battle is going to go to the final day in the Eliteserien. Who does Steve think will go down and hear how there was late heartbreak for Mjøndalen away to Rosenborg in midweek. The regular season is over in Sweden but Kalmar are once again on for one of their 'great escapes'. Jonathan breaks down every team in the league on how they fared this season. Who overachieved and who had a year to forget?
Luck of the Irish? - With Special Guest Shane Keegan S4:E24
Ahead of the Molde vs Dundalk Europa League clash on Thursday Steve is joined by special guest Shane Keegan who is one of the coaches at the Irish outfit. What can we expect from Dundalk and how has their own Europa League campaign been going? What sort of state is Irish football in these days and who are the players to watch out for? Elsewhere in Norway Jonathan & Steve discuss the relegation battle and the recent fixture changes which will ensure the Eliteserien season finishes close to Christmas Eve! We have some players in focus this episode at Sandefjord & Varbergs. Over in Sweden it looks like Kalmar might be on for the great escape again, hear Jonathan's thoughts on their recent progress. For all that, and much more settle back and enjoy!
Champions Edition - Malmö FF & Bodø/Glimt -S4:E23
Join Steve Wyss & Jonathan Fadugba as we dedicate most of the episode to the champions of Sweden & Norway. What have been the keys to Malmö’s success this year and how has Jonathan rated Jon Dahl Tomasson’s management at the helm? Hear about how an old legend has played an integral part for MFF and why they have adapted better than other sides during a COVID-affected campaign. Elsewhere in Sweden we talk a little bit about relegation with time running out for the likes of Helsingborgs & Kalmar
Over in Norway Bodø/Glimt have been magnificent this year. Hear the boys pay tribute to Kjetil Knudson’s men and how a team from the north of Norway have revolutionised Norwegian football. Can they now sustain themselves at the forefront in this league or will this prove to be a ‘one season wonder’? Steve & Jonathan also discuss the upcoming Europa League tie between Molde and Arsenal as the Norwegian outfit bid to put themselves in a qualifying position.
Norwegian Talk - With Special Guest Ben Wells - S4:E22
On this episode Steve Wyss is joined by Norwegian football analyst & expert Ben Wells. We talk about all things Norway in great detail. Starting with the National team, what have been the recent challenges facing this side, including the forfeit vs Romania and upcoming fixture vs Austria. There is a ‘Golden Generation’ of talent at their disposal but is Lars Lagerbäck the right man to lead them forward? What are the reasons behind this sudden upturn in Norwegian talent?
Ben has covered the OBOS Ligaen for many years so we are able to have a detailed discussion about the state of affairs in the Norwegian 2nd tier. What clubs are going well this year and hear how competitive the division is right now. Plus, who are the best talents to watch out for in OBOS, ready for the next level?
Over in the Eliteserien Steve and Ben discuss the phenomenon of Bodø/Glimt and how this club has revolutionised Norwegian football in the last two years. What is the long term prognosis for them and can they challenge perennially? Detailed talks on Vålerenga & Brann follow. How does Ben rate Dag Eilev Fagermo’s first season at VIF and what has gone so badly wrong at Brann? Should ‘manager of the year’ contender Martí Cifuentes have taken over there mid season?
We round off the pod by talking about Ben’s upcoming book on Norwegian football which is set for release in 2022. This was a great episode to pick the brains of a fantastic expert and we thank him for his time.
01:00 - Norwegian National team - Golden Generation
17:45 - OBOS Ligaen discussion
37:00 - Eliteserien talk - Bodø/Glimt brilliance
54:00 - Vålerenga under Fagermo
59:00 - Brann interrogation - what has gone wrong?
1:04:30 - Martí Cifuentes one of the managers of the season?
1:17:00 - Ben Wells Norwegian Football Book!
Shaun Constable - Brommapojkarna Head Coach Exclusive Interview - S4:E21
Jonathan Fadugba interviews Shaun Constable - a great friend of the podcast and now head coach at Swedish Club Brommapojkarna. In what is his first head coach role, Shaun outlines the difference becoming the main man and stepping up from his previous coaching roles. Find out more about the excellent youth set up at Brommapojkarna, an academy which has produced many a fine talent down the years. What are the ambitions of the club and how are they coping with 3rd division football this season? Hear about how to manage a club of this stature and Shaun talks about tactics, philosophies, and mentality in football. All that and much more, settle in for what is another fantastic interview with Shaun and we thank him for his time.
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A must listen
Been listening to this podcast for a while now and with each episode I learn more and more about Eliteserien, Allsvenskan, the clubs within them, players to watch and style of football. The gents at Nordic football podcast know their stuff, providing fantastic and in-depth analysis of the leagues as well as providing prediction, previews and reviews. Always thorough and always entertaining, this is a podcast you need to listen to, especially if you want to know more about the up and coming stars from these Nordic nations.
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A must listen
Love this podcast! Great host’s and even better content.
Been looking for a podcast like this since my trip to Sweden last year. Look forward to it every week. Keep it up