86 episodes

On the State of Play, we're bringing you (mostly) awesome insight into the world of football. Hosted by avid Milan Fan & Football content guy Matt Santangelo, Football Content Award winner Pet Berisha, and Soccer Showdown Host Martino Puccio, the show analyses the top 5 leagues in european football, with a sprinkle of MLS related content in there as well!
The show also brings you a player profile in every episode, making sure you find those unearthed gems before anyone else!
This podcast is brought to you in affiliation with Sorare, the global blockchain fantasy game. Sorare is a fantasy game of soccer, where players buy, sell, trade, and manage a virtual team with digital player cards. If you use our link and buy 5 new cards from the primary market (both individual cards and bundles), then they get one free rare card! So head over to https://sorare.pxf.io/SOP

State Of Play Dux Media

    • Soccer
    • 4.9 • 27 Ratings

On the State of Play, we're bringing you (mostly) awesome insight into the world of football. Hosted by avid Milan Fan & Football content guy Matt Santangelo, Football Content Award winner Pet Berisha, and Soccer Showdown Host Martino Puccio, the show analyses the top 5 leagues in european football, with a sprinkle of MLS related content in there as well!
The show also brings you a player profile in every episode, making sure you find those unearthed gems before anyone else!
This podcast is brought to you in affiliation with Sorare, the global blockchain fantasy game. Sorare is a fantasy game of soccer, where players buy, sell, trade, and manage a virtual team with digital player cards. If you use our link and buy 5 new cards from the primary market (both individual cards and bundles), then they get one free rare card! So head over to https://sorare.pxf.io/SOP

    Episode 86: 2021 MLS Preview with Tom Bogert: Chicharito, Higuain & Josef Martinez Expectations, Title Predictions and Top Talents!

    Episode 86: 2021 MLS Preview with Tom Bogert: Chicharito, Higuain & Josef Martinez Expectations, Title Predictions and Top Talents!

    Discussed on today's show:
    Martino Puccio is joined by Tom Bogert of MLSSoccer.com to discuss the outlook for the 2021 MLS season! Here he breaks down the expectations for the leagues biggest names and Phil Nevilles debut with Inter Miami. He then gives us a brand new list of players that he has his eyes on that can potentially take the next leap. Lastly, it's prediction type, Tom tells us who he thinks will eventually be hoisting the trophy at the end of the season!






    All this and more on today's State of Play!


    Follow us on twitter!


    Follow Pet on Twitter [here](@PetBerisha), Matt [here](@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here, Tom (https://twitter.com/tombogert)


    Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA


    This podcast is brought to you in affiliation with Sorare, the global blockchain fantasy game. Sorare is a fantasy game of soccer, where players buy, sell, trade, and manage a virtual team with digital player cards. If you use our link and buy 5 new cards from the primary market (both individual cards and bundles), then they get one free rare card! So head over to https://sorare.pxf.io/SOP


    Music by Joakim Karud

    • 59 min
    Episode 85: PSG Score Three on Bayern, Jesse Lingard for Ballon D'or? and Atletico Madrid are Free Falling

    Episode 85: PSG Score Three on Bayern, Jesse Lingard for Ballon D'or? and Atletico Madrid are Free Falling

    Discussed on today's show:
    Martino Puccio and Pet Berisha are back for this weeks episode of the State of Play Podcast, this week they discuss the first leg of Champions League Quarter Final and what to expect in the second legs. As for West Ham and the Premier League Jesse Lingard has been on fire for the club as they are in place to make it into Europes prestigious competition. As for La Liga Atletico Madrid are in a free fall as they risk losing the title as Real Madrid are just one point behind them. That leads to the question of Zidanes future and how could potentially fit into Juventus.






    All this and more on today's State of Play!


    Follow us on twitter!


    Follow Pet on Twitter [here](@PetBerisha), Matt [here](@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here


    Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA


    This podcast is brought to you in affiliation with Sorare, the global blockchain fantasy game. Sorare is a fantasy game of soccer, where players buy, sell, trade, and manage a virtual team with digital player cards. If you use our link and buy 5 new cards from the primary market (both individual cards and bundles), then they get one free rare card! So head over to https://sorare.pxf.io/SOP


    Music by Joakim Karud

    • 57 min
    Episode 84: Champions League Quarter-Final Preview!

    Episode 84: Champions League Quarter-Final Preview!

    Discussed on today's show:
    Martino Puccio and Matt Santangelo are back for a Champions League Quarter-Final preview! They go through every single matchup as they try to figure out what team they think will end up advancing to the next round!






    All this and more on today's State of Play!


    Follow us on twitter!


    Follow Pet on Twitter [here](@PetBerisha), Matt [here](@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here


    Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA


    This podcast is brought to you in affiliation with Sorare, the global blockchain fantasy game. Sorare is a fantasy game of soccer, where players buy, sell, trade, and manage a virtual team with digital player cards. If you use our link and buy 5 new cards from the primary market (both individual cards and bundles), then they get one free rare card! So head over to https://sorare.pxf.io/SOP


    Music by Joakim Karud

    • 38 min
    Episode 83: Champions League Quarter-Final Draw, Neymar Contract Extension, La Liga and Ligue 1 Title Races!

    Episode 83: Champions League Quarter-Final Draw, Neymar Contract Extension, La Liga and Ligue 1 Title Races!

    Discussed on today's show:
    Pet Berisha and Martino Puccio are ready to lead you into the International Break for March 2021! First they discuss the draws in the Champions League and who they think will advance to the next round with all the possible matchups. Neymar is expected to extend his contract with PSG through 2026 and the impact it has for the club. Lastly they get into the title races in Ligue 1 and La Liga! Can Lille make a push to win a title or will Atletico Madrid crumble to Barcelona or Real Madrid?






    All this and more on today's State of Play!


    Follow us on twitter!


    Follow Pet on Twitter [here](@PetBerisha), Matt [here](@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here


    Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA


    This podcast is brought to you in affiliation with Sorare, the global blockchain fantasy game. Sorare is a fantasy game of soccer, where players buy, sell, trade, and manage a virtual team with digital player cards. If you use our link and buy 5 new cards from the primary market (both individual cards and bundles), then they get one free rare card! So head over to https://sorare.pxf.io/SOP


    Music by Joakim Karud

    • 51 min
    Episode 82: Yunus Musah Chooses USA, Cristiano Ronaldo's Future at Juventus, Ballon D'or Favorite for 2021 And Champions League Round of 16!

    Episode 82: Yunus Musah Chooses USA, Cristiano Ronaldo's Future at Juventus, Ballon D'or Favorite for 2021 And Champions League Round of 16!

    Discussed on today's show:
    Martino Puccio and Matt Santangelo are back for another episode of the State of Play Podcast! Youngster Yunus Musah has chosen Team USA to partake in his international career as the guys discuss the significance of his decision. They then dive into the Cristiano Ronaldo situation with Juventus and where his future lies with the club and beyond. They finally wrap up with potential Ballon D'or favorites and who the favorites for the second legs of the Champions League are.






    All this and more on today's State of Play!


    Follow us on twitter!


    Follow Pet on Twitter [here](@PetBerisha), Matt [here](@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here


    Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA


    Music by Joakim Karud

    • 52 min
    Episode 81: Manchester is Red, Inter Move Closer to a Title, Erling Haaland is a Phenomenon and Joachim Low's Reign at Germany is Ending

    Episode 81: Manchester is Red, Inter Move Closer to a Title, Erling Haaland is a Phenomenon and Joachim Low's Reign at Germany is Ending

    Discussed on today's show:
    Martino Puccio and Matt Santangelo are back for another episode of The State of Play Podcast. Manchester United had a massive win over City this weekend as they continue to solidify a top four spot in England. They then move on to discuss the tenure of Joachim Low in Germany as he has announced that Euro 2021 will be his last tournament with the country. They then discuss Inter Milan's continued dominance in Serie A as the Nerrazzuri move closer to their 19th title with a 1-0 win over Atalanta. Erling Haaland has reached 100 career goals already while Matt & Martino discuss his dominance they also transition to Bayern Munichs dominance as well. To wrap up the episode they discuss the upcoming fixtures in Champions League and what teams will be looking to move to the next round.






    All this and more on today's State of Play!


    Follow us on twitter!


    Follow Pet on Twitter [here](@PetBerisha), Matt [here](@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here


    Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA


    Music by Joakim Karud

    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

johnnykeeley13 ,

Fantastic pod

Matt Santangelo is one of the hardest working and knowledgeable soccer pundits around. Would highly recommend this pod to anyone who wants a new unique perspective on the beautiful game.

RizeUP ,

Great stuff

Very knowledgeable insight about the game

trillgrude ,

Fun listen!

Great podcast. You can tell these guys are super knowledgeable, which is hard to come by nowadays. Recommended for all who love football!

Top Podcasts In Soccer

Listeners Also Subscribed To