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Top 10 Football Podcasts That Always Hit the Back of the Net


If you’re a fan of the beautiful game, then you might be wondering what the best football podcasts are right now? We’ve dipped into the podcast listening behemoth that is Apple Podcasts/iTunes and put together a list based on all-time popularity, ratings & reviews, and consistency of new episode releases.

Top 10 Football Podcasts

If you’re completely new to podcasting then you might want to check out our what is a podcast? and how to subscribe guides. If you’re looking to start your own podcast then our free step-by-step guide will walk you through the entire process, too!

For now, though, let’s dive into this best football podcasts roundup and see if we can find your next favourite listen…

1. Football Ramble

By Stak

Description: ESPNU College Football offers you a complete and overall access

United by their passion for football and an inability to take themselves seriously, Marcus Speller, Jules Breach, Kate Mason, Luke Moore, Vithushan Ehantharajah, Pete Donaldson, Andy Brassell and Jim Campbell are here every weekday to react to the game’s big stories. 

From the sublime to the ridiculous, the bust-ups to the cock-ups, the Premier League to the Copa Libertadores, the Football Ramble is your definitive guide to the 2021/22 season. Whether you’re a casual fan or a diehard supporter, grab your headphones and join us for the ride.

Subscribe to the Football Ramble here

2. The Totally Football Show with James Richardson

By The Athletic

James Richardson and the Totally pod squad are here three times a week throughout the 2021/22 season with all the football news you need to know – and plenty that you don’t

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3. Football Weekly

By The Guardian

Join Max, Barry and special guests as they pick over the latest action from the Premier League and beyond

Subscribe to Football Weekly here

4. Planet Fútbol with Grant Wahl

By Grant Wahl

The world of Soccer is vast, and Planet Fútbol has it all. Featuring news, analysis, and wide-ranging interviews with the game’s most prominent figures. Hosted by Grant Wahl and Luis Miguel Echegaray.

Subscribe to Planet Futbol here

5. The Athletic Football Podcast

By The Athletic

The Athletic Football Podcast is our flagship show, running four times a week throughout the Premier League season.
Hosted by Mark Chapman and Dan Bardell, featuring the likes of David Ornstein, Adam Crafton, and many others, they’ll take you inside the biggest stories and bring you exclusive news from behind the scenes at your club.

Subscribe to The Athletic Football Podcast here

6. The 2 Robbies

NBC Sports Soccer

Robbie Mustoe and Robbie Earle discuss and dissect the top Premier League storylines after every single match week. Together, the former Premier League players and current NBC Sports analysts host “The 2 Robbies Podcast” providing fans with top-class punditry on the most exciting soccer league in the world.

7. The Scuffed Soccer Podcast

By Adam Belz and Greg Velasquez

Bringing you nothing but the best plus the overall happenings to An in-depth show about the U.S. men’s national soccer team, the players who could one day make it better, and American soccer in general.

Subscribe to The Scuffed Soccer Podcast here

8. Kickback with Nedum

By Nedum Onuoha

Nedum Onuoha, (former Man City, QPR, Sunderland and RSL centre-back) gets behind the mic to talk life, music and football with his friends.

Subscribe to Kickback with Nedum here

9. The Football Fanalytics Podcast

By Football Fanalytics

The Football Fanalytics Podcast is the show where two football fans, Ryan Bailey (TV Producer) and Mark Carey (Data Analyst at The Athletic), combine their love of the game with their knowledge of football statistics and data analytics.

Join us as we break down some of football’s key concepts, explore the ever-growing world of football analytics, and get the views from a whole host of guests across the game.

With access to the Twenty3 Content Toolbox, we will also bring you up-to-date analytics on players and teams across the continent. But this is not just about the numbers, we will be looking at all of the above from the fan’s point of view.

Subscribe to The Football Fanalytics Podcast here

10. These Football Times

By These Football Times

Traversing the world of football in search of the stories that matter, brought to you by expert journalists and guests. Check out our award-winning print magazine.

Subscribe to These Football Times here

Best Football Podcasts

Hopefully, this roundup has helped you find a few new podcasts to subscribe to. If you’re still wondering how to subscribe to a podcast then here’s our handy guide.

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