20 episodes

Welcome to The Obi One Podcast. Join Chelsea and Nigeria legend, John Obi Mikel, as he chats candidly to the game’s biggest names. From former team-mates, to his greatest rivals, to some of today’s current heroes.

Alongside Chris McHardy, renowned sports broadcaster, the pair bring you the dressing room secrets, the untold stories, the in-jokes and the disagreements.

Make sure to download The Obi One Podcast for free on your preferred podcast platform NOW. You can also watch every episode - in full - on our YouTube channel - @obionepodcast

The Obi One Podcast John Obi Mikel and Chris McHardy

    • Sport
    • 4.2 • 40 Ratings

Welcome to The Obi One Podcast. Join Chelsea and Nigeria legend, John Obi Mikel, as he chats candidly to the game’s biggest names. From former team-mates, to his greatest rivals, to some of today’s current heroes.

Alongside Chris McHardy, renowned sports broadcaster, the pair bring you the dressing room secrets, the untold stories, the in-jokes and the disagreements.

Make sure to download The Obi One Podcast for free on your preferred podcast platform NOW. You can also watch every episode - in full - on our YouTube channel - @obionepodcast

    The Obi One: S02 Episode 1 - Usain Bolt

    The Obi One: S02 Episode 1 - Usain Bolt

    Olympic legend Usain Bolt joins the Obi One Podcast for an exclusive, in-depth look back on his illustrious career. How did he deal with pressure, who was his greatest rival and was his showmanship merely an act? The Jamaican icon reveals all in conversation with John Obi Mikel and Chris McHardy. He also discusses a human’s limitations, makes a startling admission about his run at the Beijing Olympics in 2008 and delivers his verdict on his beloved Manchester United’s decision to stick with boss Erik Ten Hag.
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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Taking the Mikel: Episode 6 - Maresca, transfer targets & Fergie forgiveness

    Taking the Mikel: Episode 6 - Maresca, transfer targets & Fergie forgiveness

    In the latest Taking the Mikel episode, John and Chris discuss new Chelsea boss Enzo Maresca and his transfer priorities this summer. John also details the genius of Carlo Ancelotti, delivers a warning to José Mourinho and reveals why he might just be back on Sir Alex Ferguson’s Christmas card list. 

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    • 40 min
    The Obi One: Episode 12 - Petr Čech

    The Obi One: Episode 12 - Petr Čech

    Chelsea’s greatest ever goalkeeper, Petr Cech, joins John and Chris on Episode 12 of the Obi One Podcast.
    The Czech man mountain details what made José Mourinho’s Chelsea so special, opens up on the full extent of the sickening head injury that changed his outlook on life and why Champions League glory as a boardroom executive is his favourite memory at Stamford Bridge.
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    • 1 hr 53 min
    Taking the Mikel: Episode 5 - Are Chelsea ‘billion pound bottlejobs’?

    Taking the Mikel: Episode 5 - Are Chelsea ‘billion pound bottlejobs’?

    In the aftermath of Chelsea’s extra time defeat to Liverpool in the EFL Cup Final, John gives his verdict. Was Gary Neville right to call the Blues bottlejobs? And what now for Mauricio Pochettino? The big man has his say.
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    • 26 min
    The Obi One: Episode 11 - Eden Hazard

    The Obi One: Episode 11 - Eden Hazard

    In his first in-depth interview since his shock retirement last year, Eden Hazard opens up about his career like never before with John and Chris. From snubbing Sir Alex Ferguson to what life was REALLY like at Chelsea. The Belgian magician also explains why Zinedine Zidane - and not Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo - is the greatest footballer of all time, why he has no regrets over his time at Real Madrid and calls out Cristiano Ronaldo on his bold Saudi Pro League claim. Oh, and then there’s his well-publicised love of rice pudding!
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    • 1 hr 32 min
    Taking the Mikel: Episode 4 - Premier League’s all-time Africa XI

    Taking the Mikel: Episode 4 - Premier League’s all-time Africa XI

    In this episode of Taking the Mikel, John and Chris react to Nigeria’s run to the AFCON semi-finals and pick their best African XI of players who’ve plied their trade in the Premier League. John also makes a hilarious admission about ex-Chelsea star Celestine Babayaro. 👀
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    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
40 Ratings

40 Ratings

Jarmhiu ,

Obi 1

Man’s killing this podcast honestly,I love every single episode so far. I’m waiting for Didier’s turn like crazy and Eden as well

Unbothered hardeywale ,

The best

Nice work John Tuesday seems far I wish I could be listen to you every day

Homijay ,

Stellar episode!!!

It was a fantastic episode.. so much revelation by Mikel and John..Suddenly, Tuesdays seems too far!!!

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