The Beautiful Game spoken about in a beautiful way.
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.
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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
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.
0:15 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?
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.
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
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
My Dream And My Ambition Was Always To Play For Chelsea Football Club - Charly Musonda
The Beautiful Game Podcast - Episode 117 - EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW CHARLY MUSONDA - We discussed the career of #Chelsea winger Charly #Musonda with the man himself. We discussed; contract situation, Frank Lampard's impact, Thomas #Tuchel, the love he has for Chelsea and plans for the future + much more. #TBGPOD
0:00 TBG intro
0:15 guest intro
1:22 What are you doing at the current moment?
2:00 Was it your decision to leave Chelsea?
5:09 Did you have talks with the hierarchy at Chelsea about extending your contract?
14:48 Do you think you stayed at Chelsea for too long?
17:39 What was the promise to you from Chelsea?
19:44 How do you feel about Anderlecht using as a reference to other young players?
27:19 Insight into Frank Lampard
30:43 How difficult has it been for you mentally and how was the rehab journey?
42:03 Running into Thomas Tuchel in the car park before the UCL Final
43:49 How do your family feel about ther situation
49:28 How is the Chelsea structure?
50:32 How are your feeling towards the Chelsea fans?
55:06 What is next for Charly Musonda?
59:09 What do you like getting up to outside of football?
1:01:46 Who is your favourite player and have coaches tried to coach the skills out of your game?
1:06:20 Final remarks from Charly
I Grew Up Watching Steven Gerrard, He Was A Proper Captain" - Keinan Davis
The Beautiful Game Podcast - Episode 116 - EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW KEINAN DAVIES - We discussed the career of Aston Villa striker Keinan Davies with the man himself. We discussed, the arrival of Steven Gerrard, Dean Smith's departure, the impact of Jack Grealish, breaking through at Villa and plans for the future + much more. #TBGPOD
0:00 TBG Intro
0:15 Guest intro
1:40 Take us back to early on in your career
2:52 How was it at Stevenage?
3:40 What do players get up to during international duty?
4:40 What's your cheat meal?
5:00 Talk to us about Dean Smith - how was your relationship with him?
6:33 How was the recovery from injury
8:03 How has it been behind the scenes - how did the players react to Jack Grealish departure
9:19 Do you footballers check Twitter, do you follow Fabrizio Romano?
9:43 How is Jack Grealish behind the scenes
10:30 How massive of a blow was it to lose Jack Grealish
11:00 Danny Ings and Leon Bailey
11:47 Talk to us Emi Buendia
12:12 What's your plans for the now and the future?
13:15 What qualities do you bring to the table
14:02 Have you had to reshape your game?
15:33 Do you spend a lot of time watching football?
16:50 Who do you model your game on?
17:11 How important is it for you to get regular game time?
18:42 How much of an input do you have when it comes to potentially joining a club?
20:02 Talk us about Steven Gerrard
21:22 What type of dressing room is Steven Gerrard taking over?
23:27 Who controls the music on match day?
24:06 Keinan's interest outside of football
25:59 How do you maintain focus?
26:44 How do you cope with being recognised in public?
28:00 What is the most played song on your phone and what are you wearing on date night?
29:36 What's the plan for your international future?
30:34 What is your message to the Aston Villa faithful?
Great pod worth a listen no matter who you support! London is Blue tho
Love the inclusion of women’s football
Listened to episodes with Lucy bronze and Leah Williamson, incredible! Such fantastic, thoughtful questions. Love promoting women’s football ❤️
Great work boys! Keep