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25 May 2019

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    World Cup dreams and Hakeem al-Araibi

    USA international Jessica McDonald looks ahead to the World Cup. And refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi talks about his time in jail. Presenter Mani Djazmi is also joined by Heather O'Reilly and Pat Nevin. (Photo by Carlos Rodrigues/Getty Images)

  • Posted on 23 May 2019

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    Cup Finals, Solomon Islands and the Corsican mafia

    Greek Cup final hero Chuba Akompa talks about winning the double with PAOK. Italian defender Elena Linari explains why qualifying for the World Cup was an act of revenge against the sexists. And the coach of the Solomon Islands, Wim Rijsbergen, remembers his run-in with the Corsican mafia. Presented by Mani Djazmi, Heather O'Reilly, Pat Nevin and Peter Odemwingie. (Picture: NurPhoto via Getty)

  • Posted on 16 May 2019

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    Champions League dreams and developing Iran

    Iranian-American coach Katayoun Khosrowyar talks to Mani Djazmi, Pat Nevin and Heather O'Reilly about the week's big football stories and the challenges of coaching Iran's under age women's sides. Jordi Delgado joins us to examine Barcelona's Champions league semi-final defeat to Liverpool. And Dutch defender Emma Coolen discusses her bid to find a new club through social media, after having to leave KSK Heist in the Belgian top flight, because she could not afford the costs of playing for the club. (Photo: Iranian American Katayoun Khosrowyar exercises at the garden of her parents' house in Tehran. Credit: Behrouz Mehri/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Posted on 10 May 2019

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    Thomas Rongen: Memories of Cruyff, Beckenbauer and the Rolling Stones

    Dutch-American coach Thomas Rongen joins Mani Djazmi, Pat Nevin and Peter Odemwingie to share some of his memorable football stories. From his old team-mate and friend Johan Cruyff, to coaching American Samoa and jamming with the Rolling Stones. (Photo by Andy Mead/YCJ/Icon Sportswire/Corbis via Getty Images)

  • Posted on 02 May 2019

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    Casablanca derby, chasing PSG and India's Aditi Chauhan

    We report from the Casablanca derby and hear from the coach of Raja, Patrice Carteron. India's goalkeeper Aditi Chauhan talks about her career and hopes for the future. Plus, the OGC Nice President Gauthier Ganaye discusses the challenges of competing with Paris St Germain. Presented by Pat Nevin and Peter Odemwingie.

  • Posted on 25 Apr 2019

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