8 episodes

The European football podcast that spreads the love to all 55 UEFA countries and beyond | Presented by Lee Wingate and Paul Watson | January round-up episode coming on Wednesday 1 February

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    • 5.0 • 17 Ratings

The European football podcast that spreads the love to all 55 UEFA countries and beyond | Presented by Lee Wingate and Paul Watson | January round-up episode coming on Wednesday 1 February

    The Sweeper - European Round-Up - January 2023

    The Sweeper - European Round-Up - January 2023

    After 18 months in the podcast wilderness, The Sweeper is back - with a new-look team and some big ambitions for the future. In the first episode since the relaunch, co-hosts Lee Wingate & Paul Watson round up all the football news & stories from across the continent this January - including the Maltese club president who wants to play, the Israeli team that won a competition without scoring & much more besides!

    • 40 min
    The Sweeper: Matt Walker's Europe United - October 2021

    The Sweeper: Matt Walker's Europe United - October 2021

    Lee talks to Matt Walker about five more of the countries on his spectacular continental football journey. This time Lithuania, Latvia, the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and Azerbaijan are up for discussion; including stories of a taxi ride with a former international, some Kim Jong-Un masks on show in Ireland, and a serious chat about whether the Baltic leagues might fold.

    • 31 min
    The Sweeper - July 2021

    The Sweeper - July 2021

    The Sweeper is back after a short EURO break! 

    Lee & Tom talk about the tournament just gone, before pushing the boundaries of UEFA's leagues with a virtual visit to Greenland where we spoke to FA boss Finn Meinel, as well as prominent coach Tekle Ghebrelul. 

    We then called in Richard D Pike (@RichDPike89) to discuss the brand new UEFA Europa Conference League, how it all works, and how it could affect European football going forward.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    The Sweeper Bonus Episode - Matt Walker's Europe United - June 2021

    The Sweeper Bonus Episode - Matt Walker's Europe United - June 2021

    The next monthly dose of our series with Matt Walker, who talks to Lee Wingate about his mission to watch a football match in all 55 UEFA countries within one season.

    On the agenda this time are countries 6-10: Finland, Estonia, Kazakhstan, Russia & Belarus.

    For more on Matt’s travels, check out his book “EUROPE UNITED”, which is OUT NOW!

    • 32 min
    The Sweeper - June 2021

    The Sweeper - June 2021

    The Sweeper podcast returns with another monthly dose of drama from Europe's 55 most lovable leagues! This month we have an abundance of late season stories with heroes and villains, surprise squad inclusions, and of course our main features; the astounding EURO triumphs of Denmark & Greece, and the Bulgarian champions who just keep on winning! Hosted by Lee Wingate & Tom Middler, featuring interviews with George Tsitsonis, Sebastian Stanbury and Metodi Shumanov.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    The Sweeper Bonus Episode - Matt Walker's Europe United - May 2021

    The Sweeper Bonus Episode - Matt Walker's Europe United - May 2021

    Tales from Georgia, the Faroe Islands, Norway, Sweden and Iceland...

    Matt Walker, the man who saw a game in every one of Europe's 55 top leagues in one single season, speaks to The Sweeper with some extraordinary stories from 5 of those 55 nations.

    For more, read his book "EUROPE UNITED" which is OUT NOW!

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

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17 Ratings

17 Ratings

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