126 episodes

Welcome to Ranks FC - the show that takes football and puts it in the right order. Join Jack, Dean & Sam every Wednesday for rankings that discuss the best of football across Europe, from the Premier League to Serie A, La Liga to the Bundesliga, Ligue 1 to the Primeira Liga and beyond!
If you're here to hear about the best players on the planet, the next generation coming through, the biggest transfer deals and the under-the-radar steals, you've come to the right place - all with a positive outlook, Things We Love, and the infamous Melon of the Week.
It's Ranks!

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Welcome to Ranks FC - the show that takes football and puts it in the right order. Join Jack, Dean & Sam every Wednesday for rankings that discuss the best of football across Europe, from the Premier League to Serie A, La Liga to the Bundesliga, Ligue 1 to the Primeira Liga and beyond!
If you're here to hear about the best players on the planet, the next generation coming through, the biggest transfer deals and the under-the-radar steals, you've come to the right place - all with a positive outlook, Things We Love, and the infamous Melon of the Week.
It's Ranks!

    Ranking Interesting Football Trends at the World Cup

    Ranking Interesting Football Trends at the World Cup

    Hello Rank Squad!
    We're over half way through the 64 games of the World Cup now, and after two rounds in the Group Stages, there are some things of note that we have learned - or at least you'd hope so, having watched every single minute of this tournament so far. Sam takes us through five intereting quirks that he's noticed across all the teams - from underdog nations really taking the handbrake off and going hard at favourites, attacking substitutions playing out in favour of those who make them, tactical formation changes in abundance, those for whom this World Cup might just have been a tournament too far, and squad numbers (especially for goalkeepers) being an absolute shambles.
    There's some Things We Love too, which focus on Ghana's Mohammed Kudus, Canada's Steven Eustaquio and Portugal's ghost goal that Cristiano Ronaldo was adamant was his; as we look through some of the best bits of the World Cup so far.
    It's Ranks!
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Ranking England vs. USMNT at the World Cup

    Ranking England vs. USMNT at the World Cup

    Hello Rank Squad!
    We're now into the bulk of the World Cup, and we've seen our fair share of spills and thrills already, but this Friday brings us the Ranks Derby (and Dean's House Derby) between the USMNT and England in Group B. We're joined by a very special guest in the form of TSS's Taylor Rockwell to balance the equation as we look at three players from each side who could make all the difference in this clash across the Atlantic.
    Plus, we start things off by taking a look at Saudi Arabia's upset of Argentina, why France are ominously scary after their first game, and how come there's so much added time in these games!
    It's Ranks!
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    • 1 hr 11 min
    The Big World Cup Preview: Groups A-D

    The Big World Cup Preview: Groups A-D

    Hello Rank Squad!
    The World Cup is nearly upon us, so it's time to get into the depths of what we can expect from every team at the World Cup ahead of the start on Sunday (!!). In this first part we're taking on Groups A-D - so you can expect discussions on (drum roll)... the Netherlands, Senegal, Ecuador, Qatar, England, Wales, USA, Iran, Argentina, Poland, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, France, Denmark, Australia and Tunisia!
    We take each group as it comes, examining the favourites and making some predictions on who we think is making it to the Quarter Finals. Part Two is out now as well, so make sure you get over there for all the lowdown on Groups E-H, and remember that during the World Cup we're going to be doing daily drops on our Patreon - so there's never been a better time to join!
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    • 1 hr 11 min
    The Big World Cup Preview: Groups E-H

    The Big World Cup Preview: Groups E-H

    Hello Rank Squad!
    The World Cup is nearly upon us, so it's time to get into the depths of what we can expect from every team at the World Cup ahead of the start on Sunday (!!). In this first part we're taking on Groups E-H - so you can expect discussions on (drum roll)... Spain, Germany, Japan, Costa Rica, Belgium, Croatia, Morocco, Canada, Brazil, Serbia, Switzerland, Cameroon, Portugal, Uruguay, Ghana and South Korea!
    We take each group as it comes, examining the favourites and making some predictions on who we think is making it to the Quarter Finals. Part One is out now as well, so if you missed it, make sure you get over there for all the lowdown on Groups A-D, and remember that during the World Cup we're going to be doing daily drops on our Patreon - so there's never been a better time to join!
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    • 1 hr 12 min
    Ranking Teams Who Do & Don't Want the World Cup Break

    Ranking Teams Who Do & Don't Want the World Cup Break

    With domestic football (mostly) stopping in just a few days time, we take a look at some of the teams who just can't hold back their excitement for a month where they'll get some rest and some time on the training ground; and those teams who will be devastated that their season so far has been put on hold. There's some discussion of new managers, changes of managers, mentality resets, momentum halts and all the rest of it as well.
    Things We Love takes the form of players who have recovered from injury in time to play a part at the World Cup, and the celebrations we've seen when individuals get that final call up to play for their nation on the biggest stage; a quick discussion on the glorious madness that was MLS Cup; and Jack's apology for cursing teams in the last couple of weeks.
    There's also Melon of the Week, which is handed out to a familiar recipient; and the Gibberish Ranking, which is hosted this week by none other than 4-year-old Ranks Prodigy Dylan Jones, who talks to us about his favourite music artists.
    It's Ranks!
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Ranking MLS Cup Final

    Ranking MLS Cup Final

    MLS Cup takes place this weekend, and we couldn't let that slide without giving you the lowdown on what was happening in the big one across the pond. So, we roped in our MLS Correspondent and de-facto chief writer on the Ranks FC website, Mr. Owen Murray, to make sure you know your onions when it comes to the big one in the States - between Philadelphia Union and Los Angeles FC.
    We talk Andre Blake's defensive wall, LAFC's hold on Dean Jones, Gareth Bale, Carlos Vela, the first cup final between two No. 1 seeds in bloody ages and all the rest of it, in a special bonus drop.
    It's Ranks!
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    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

Walsher98 ,

The opposite of melons

Dean, Jack, and Sam have created much more than just a podcast, they’ve created a community. It is clear that they are thriving with Ranks FC and anyone who wants to know anything about football needs to listen to Ranks FC

Colm McS ,

Ranks FC Review

Possibly the best football podcast i've ever listened to, in fact the only one i (need) to listen to! It gives a great insight into the world of football and its not a serious podcast, just 3 lads talking about the game they love. Its even inspired me and my friend to do our own football ranks podcast between ourselves. Love it and look forward to it every week :)

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