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The SCOUTED Podcast brings you the latest news and views on all things under-23 football. Insight, analysis and opinion on breakout stars, youth tournaments, youth-driven clubs, stories of the season, and more – SCOUTED have got you covered.

The SCOUTED Podcast SCOUTED

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    • 4.7 • 54 Ratings

The SCOUTED Podcast brings you the latest news and views on all things under-23 football. Insight, analysis and opinion on breakout stars, youth tournaments, youth-driven clubs, stories of the season, and more – SCOUTED have got you covered.

    Parma Calcio: How to Win a League Title

    Parma Calcio: How to Win a League Title

    Historic Italian club Parma have been crowned Serie B champions and will next season return to the top flight. Joe is joined by the club's Head of Data and Analytics, Sébastien Coustou, to discuss their return to Serie A, spearheaded by data-led performance and analysis insights, as well as smart recruitment. Listen, share and subscribe now.

    • 32 min
    UEFA Youth League 23/24 - Winners, Standouts and Names to Remember

    UEFA Youth League 23/24 - Winners, Standouts and Names to Remember

    Joe is joined by SCOUTED's resident youth football analysts and arguably the world's foremost UEFA Youth League experts Stephen Ganavas and Llew Davies to go over the 2023/24 edition of the competition, won by unfancied Greek giants Olympiacos. Standouts, 'Finals Weekend', Names to Remember, English clubs' performance and plenty more. Listen, share and subscribe now.

    • 44 min
    Recruitment, Rooney and MLS with Technical Director Stewart Mairs

    Recruitment, Rooney and MLS with Technical Director Stewart Mairs

    Joe is joined by former DC United Technical Director (2016-2023) Stewart Mairs on the SCOUTED podcast. Topics of conversation include: the difference between scouting and recruitment, signing Wayne Rooney, the evolution of MLS, early work with pioneering data and video analysis company Prozone, as well as what it's really like to be a sporting director. Listen, share and subscribe now.

    • 49 min
    Just get Trent in there

    Just get Trent in there

    On this edition of SCOUTED Weekly, Tom Curren is joined by Phil Costa and Stephen Ganavas to discuss the flag #discourse, Endrick's rise, whether Germany are any good or not and what the hell Didier Deschamps is smoking. Plus Watchlists, This Week On Notebook and, of course, Handbook History.

    Read our work: scoutednotebook.com

    • 56 min
    A Day in the Life of a Performance Director: Olympique de Marseille

    A Day in the Life of a Performance Director: Olympique de Marseille

    Joe Donnohue is joined by former Olympique de Marseille Performance Director Matthieu Bouchépillon to discuss the particulars of the role at one of France's biggest clubs, developing an advanced football analytics operation for use in player recruitment and development as well as anecdotes from some of OM's recent high-profile transfer pursuits from the perspective of those within the club. Listen, share and subscribe now.

    • 42 min
    Please don't kick the ballboy

    Please don't kick the ballboy

    SCOUTED Weekly returns after a brief hiatus. This week, Tom, Steve and Joe talk about whipping their shirts off, terrible free kicks, Handbook History and serious stuff too: the European draws, some watchlist picks and analysis of Amad's future at Manchester United.

    Notebook
    The annual U-17 World Cup is good, actually
    What will Valentin Barco bring to Brighton? (Video essay)

    • 1 hr 14 min

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A Football Nerd Must

Just listened to episode 26 and loved it. Instantly listened to another. A must for any football ‘nerd’. Looking forward to going back and listening to old podcasts and future ones!

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