126 episodes

The Beautiful Game Podcast

We dissect topical debates circulating the beautiful game and give our own unique spin on match analysis, stimulating grammar and in-depth research with uncommon banter to get our points across. We always try to get fans and special guests from a wide array of clubs including our resident correspondent from Spain to come on to the show and debate all things the beautiful game with us.

Hosts Twitter = @BujTheGooner @LfcNino @Dej_TBG

Get involved in the discussion using the #TBGPOD
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The Beautiful Game Podcast The Beautiful Game Podcast

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    • 4.9 • 189 Ratings

The Beautiful Game Podcast

We dissect topical debates circulating the beautiful game and give our own unique spin on match analysis, stimulating grammar and in-depth research with uncommon banter to get our points across. We always try to get fans and special guests from a wide array of clubs including our resident correspondent from Spain to come on to the show and debate all things the beautiful game with us.

Hosts Twitter = @BujTheGooner @LfcNino @Dej_TBG

Get involved in the discussion using the #TBGPOD
Twitter: @Podcast_TBG
Instagram: @pod_tbg

Please leave a 5 star review on Apple Podcasts. We appreciate all the support and feedback.

    Getting My First Pro Contract At Arsenal Was Big! - Kido Taylor-Hart

    Getting My First Pro Contract At Arsenal Was Big! - Kido Taylor-Hart

    The Beautiful Game Podcast - Episode 123 - EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW KIDO TAYLOR-HART - We discussed the career of #Kido with the man himself. We discussed coming through at #Arsenal, his #future aspirations, recovering from long term injury, Jack Wilshere and Per Mertesacker + much more.

    0:00 TBG intro
    0:15 Guest Intro
    1:00 How have you been
    2:03 How was it recovering from injury
    4:22 What are your thoughts ahead of the season?
    5:03 How was it playing at Old Trafford?
    5:33 What are your strengths/weaknesses?
    6:44 What players do you like?
    7:27 How do you know when you have the full back on toast?
    8:33 What are your aims and ambitions for this season?
    9:23 Who are you?
    11:17 Growing up how hard was it making good decisons
    12:15 Take us back to the begninng
    13:50 How is it coming through via the Arsenal development centre
    14:41 When did you clock that you were up to something with this football ting
    15:44 How was it signing your first pro contract
    16:30 Are you interested in any projects
    17:09 How is Per Mertesacker?
    17:51 What do you want from football?
    18:22 How is Jack Wilshere?
    20:09 How was it when you heard a perspective owner bigging you up
    21:08 Have Birmingham been in contact?
    21:33 What do you like getting up to?
    22:30 How do you manage the ends?
    23:18 Are you interested in fashion
    23:40 Music taste?
    24:50 Are you open to playing abroad?
    25:16 Are you inspired by Eddie, Bukayo etc?
    26:30 How was it training with the first team
    28:54 Do you have a relationship with Mikel?
    29:22 Final thoughts
    30:27 Outro

    • 30 min
    I Want To Play Mens Football At A High Level Next Season - Brooke Norton-Cuffy

    I Want To Play Mens Football At A High Level Next Season - Brooke Norton-Cuffy

    The Beautiful Game Podcast - Episode 122 - EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BROOKE NORTON-CUFFY - We discussed the career of #Brooke with the man himself. We discussed coming through at #Arsenal, going on loan to #Lincoln and his future aspirations + much more.

    0:00 TBG Intro
    0:15 Guest Intro
    1:05 How did you fall in love with football
    4:28 When did you start to make a name for yourself at Arsenal?
    7:04 Why Arsenal?
    10:00 What is it about Arsenal that provides youngsters to show their talents?
    12:02 Have Arsenal told you about their plans for you?
    12:59 What are your strengths and weaknesses
    13:56 How is the training programme at Arsenal
    15:36 What full backs do you watch for inspiration
    16:51 Is it attack first or defend first?
    18:11 Talk to us about your time at Lincoln?
    21:50 How did the Lincoln experience help you
    23:34 What do you think of hearing praise from your fellow team mates?
    25:11 Talk to us about your first goal
    27:36 Are you a first team player now?
    29:29 How connected was Mikel and Arsenal staff to your development
    30:30 How much are you looking forward to the EUROS (THEY WON IT!!)
    31:00 What are your interest outside of football?
    32:32 How do you deal with the fame?
    35:00 Are you into your fashion?
    37:40 Closing remarks

    • 38 min
    It Has Always Been My Goal To Be The Number 9 For Arsenal - Eddie Nketiah

    It Has Always Been My Goal To Be The Number 9 For Arsenal - Eddie Nketiah

    The Beautiful Game Podcast - Episode 121 - EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW EDDIE NKETIAH - We discussed the career of Eddie #Nketiah with the man himself. We discussed, growing up in ends, playing for #Arsenal, why the Arsenal academy is special, The ups and down of this season, Mikel #Arteta, his contract situation, January interest from multiple clubs + much more.

    0:00 TBG intro
    0:15 Guest Intro
    1:17 Tell us about the old days
    2:25 When was the moment that you thought you had something to become pro?
    6:50 Why did you leave Chelsea to join Arsenal
    9:47 What is about the Arsenal academy?
    11:20 What did you start getting called up to train with the first team?
    14:24 Did you ever consider leaving Arsenal as a youngster?
    16:15 Did Unai Emery communicate with you and Eddie on failed loan move to Augsburg
    20:55 To talk us about your spell at Leeds
    25:05 Did Marcelo Bielsa over train the players?
    26:19 Talk to us about this season with Arsenal
    27:50 How has Arteta changed the negative energy into positive?
    29:10 How did the dressing room react to Pierre and Mesut leaving the club?
    30:26 How frustrating has this season been
    32:55 Would you knock on the managers door?
    34:37 What the latest with your contract
    36:11 Was anything close in Jan for you to leave Arsenal
    38:22 Can you and Laca play as a 2?
    41:14 When you come off the bench what are you thinking?
    42:27 What's the mood in the camp at Arsenal now that you have hit a tricky patch
    43:21 Do you think your lack of game time is interlinked with your contract situation
    44:14 What's going on with your international future?
    47:50 Talk to us about your record breaking goal with England U21s
    49:09 Describe your hattrick against Sunderland
    50:04 What is your message to the Arsenal fans?
    52:11 How do your protect yourself?
    53:48 Who is the best player you have ever played with?
    55:50 Best player in the EPL for you?
    56:26 Who do you think wins the EPL?
    57:17 Closing remarks
    58:03 Outro

    • 58 min
    I Feel Like My Game Is Getting Back To Where It Was Last Season - Harvey Barnes

    I Feel Like My Game Is Getting Back To Where It Was Last Season - Harvey Barnes

    The Beautiful Game Podcast - Episode 120 - EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW HARVEY BARNES - We discussed the career of Harvey #Barnes with the man himself. We spoke about; his performance levels at #Leicester City this season, Brendan #Rodgers , being linked to clubs such as Liverpool, breaking into the England squad and why stats are important to forwards + much more.

    0:00 Intro
    0:15 Guest Intro
    0:43 How are things at Leicester? (Covid etc)
    1:45 What are your thoughts towards player welfare?
    2:50 How would you access the teams performance this season?
    4:03 What are the mental challenges of missing out on the top 4?
    5:13 How do you view Leicester as a football club?
    6:28 How has Brendan Rodgers been with the young players?
    7:44 Did Brendan hold clear the air talks after the Man United rumours
    8:33 How do you sum up your season so far?
    10:17 Do you study the best wingers in the world?
    11:30 Was the Liverpool game a turning point?
    13:12 Have you had contact with Gareth Southgate?
    14:48 Talks to us about Madders
    15:54 How important is it to keep the core players at Leicester?
    17:16 What is the limit for this Leicester team?
    18:42 What has been the drastic difference in English football for all the young talent to come through
    20:44 Do you prefer stats over performance?
    22:38 Where would you like your game to be at in the next 2 years?
    24:52 What do you want to say to the Leicester fans?
    26:05 What are your interests outside of football?
    27:43 How do you deal with the fame of being a footballer?
    29:30 Outro

    • 30 min
    I've Got To The Point In My Life Where I Have Got Over The Damage Football Has Caused Me - Max Noble

    I've Got To The Point In My Life Where I Have Got Over The Damage Football Has Caused Me - Max Noble

    The Beautiful Game Podcast - Episode 119 - EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW MAX NOBLE - We discussed the career of ex #Fulham youngster Max #Noble, He spoke about life in academy #football, the trauma football caused him, why clubs need to do more to protect young players and his business ventures + much more.

    Timestamps
    0:00 Trailer
    1:14 Intro
    6:32 Max Noble takes us back to the beginning of his youth career
    8:42 Signing for Fulham at 12 years of age
    9:23 What does football mean to Max?
    10:34 Max on the his personal academy experience as a youth footballer
    19:00 Max on what he feels needs to change in football and the ruthlessness of the game
    23:06 Can education/other interests co exist with football?
    27:00 Protecting young players when they leave academy environments
    30:50 Max on Fulham's statement release
    32:55 Is living this experience your purpose? (Buj to Max)
    35:04 Did any clubs reach out to you after your press tour?
    35:50 What positives can you take from football?
    37:00 The vision of Max's business (Certified Sports)
    40:00 Closing remarks/final thoughts

    • 44 min
    If Newcastle Don't Want Me Or Want To Sell Me Then That Is Their Decision! - Isaac Hayden

    If Newcastle Don't Want Me Or Want To Sell Me Then That Is Their Decision! - Isaac Hayden

    The Beautiful Game Podcast - Episode 118 - EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW ISAAC HAYDEN - We discussed the career of Isaac #Hayden with the man himself. We spoke about; The #Newcastle new manager Eddie #Howe , why Steve Bruce lost his job, The takeover talk, Isaac's preferred position, the uncertainty over players future, Allan Saint-Maximin + much more.

    0:00 TBG intro
    0:15 Guest intro
    2:12 What are your thoughts on player welfare?
    5:14 How do you spend the festive period?
    7:48 What's on the menu for Christmas?
    9:28 What have you seen from Eddie Howe so far?
    13:08 How did the players deal with the fans turning on the team during matches?
    16:12 What are the key differences between Eddie Howe and Steve Bruce?
    19:13 What is your take on the standard of referring in the EPL at the moment?
    23:04 How did the drawn out process of the takeover impact the players?
    27:03 How do the players feel about their futures?
    35:31 How are things on the training pitch - how is the vibe?
    38:48 What is your preferred position?
    41:28 Do you make your feelings clear to the manager when you play outside of your position?
    43:55 Where did your intelligence come from?
    50:22 What is your message to the Newcastle fans?
    51:40 What do you get up to away from football?
    54:13 Are you into fashion?
    54:48 Allan Saint-Maximin talk
    57:57 What you watching at the moment and what is your most played song?
    59:24 closing remarks and outro

    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

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189 Ratings

189 Ratings

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Great podcast guys

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Great listen

Brilliant questions and great flow to the podcast.

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Podcast

Good listen 👊🏼 Proper interesting hearing how these young London boys made it.

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