Season 1

June 20, 2022

Matchday 20 - Mark Cartwright, USL Sporting Director

We talk to former pro footballer, technical director at Stoke City and now the USL’s Sporting Director. We talk about the potenti…

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Nov. 3, 2021

Matchday 19 - Jim Piddock, actor, writer, Crystal Palace fan

I talk to actor, writer, producer and transatlantic football fan Jim Piddock. Jim tells us about attending the first ever Galaxy …

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Sept. 15, 2021

Matchday 18 - Sanjit Atwal, data-led sports marketing expert and co-f…

Statistics, data and innovation in sport. We talk to Sanjit Atwal, the co-founder of award-winning agency Halfspace. We discuss d…

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Sept. 8, 2021

Matchday 17 - Rob Kiernan, Orange County, Rangers, Watford

We talk to Orange County Soccer Club defender Rob Kiernan. The former Rangers, Watford and Wigan player talks about making the tr…

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Aug. 25, 2021

Matchday 16 - Richard Chaplow, Orange County SC interim head coach

We talk to former Burnley, West Brom, Ipswich and Southampton midfielder Richard Chaplow. Now interim head coach at Orange County…

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July 21, 2021

Matchday 15 - Paul Hardyman, coach, FA Cup finalist

We talk to Paul Hardyman, on secondment with Orange County SC from Rangers. He compares youth development in the US and in the UK…

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July 16, 2021

Matchday 14 - Richard Hyde, British diplomat

We talk to Richard Hyde, the British Consul General based in Texas. A keen Liverpool fan, he talks about England's defeat to Ital…

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June 18, 2021

Matchday 13 - Thomas Enevoldsen, Danish international

We talk to former Danish World Cup player Thomas Enevoldsen about his team-mate Christian Eriksen, what it was like to watch him …

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June 9, 2021

Matchday 12 - John Green, author, Liverpool fan, AFC Wimbledon owner

We talk to author and passionate football fan John Green. He explains why he detests greed in football, why MLS needs relegation …

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June 2, 2021

Matchday 11- David Mayer, author, podcaster, coach

We talk to David Mayer, author and podcaster, about his playing career with Blackburn and Wigan and then two different Division O…

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May 19, 2021

Matchday 10 - Jacqui Oatley MBE, groundbreaking broadcaster

We speak to Jacqui Oatley, the first female Match of the Day commentator and a leading advocate for women's football and women in…

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May 12, 2021

Matchday 9 - Neil Smythe, Hashtag United

We talk to Neil Smythe, Media/Operations Director at the football disruptors Hashtag United. He gives remarkable insight of how H…

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May 6, 2021

Matchday 8 - Julian Stone, writer, producer and soccer tech

We talk to writer, producer and soccer tech Julian Stone. We talk about soccer in television and film, why Ted Lasso is so good a…

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April 28, 2021

Matchday 7 - Sophie Nicolaou, broadcaster, podcaster and Arsenal fan

We talk to fellow Brit and long-term broadcaster Sophie Nicolaou. The Beckham effect, the change in profile of women's football a…

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April 22, 2021

Matchday 6 - Oliver Wyss, President of Soccer at Orange County Soccer…

In a special crossover episode we combine United States of Dramerica and America the Beautiful Game. We talk to whisky lover and …

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April 7, 2021

Matchday 5 - Warren Barton, Fox Sports and former Wimbledon and Newca…

We talk to ex-player and broadcaster Warren Barton. He talks about the importance of sport during the pandemic, how much the US g…

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March 31, 2021

Matchday 4 - Jason Trost, founder of Smarkets

We talk to founder and CEO of sports betting company Smarkets Jason Trost. He talks about the betting landscape in the UK, why co…

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March 24, 2021

Matchday 3 - Ryan Bailey, digital content creator (and AFC Wimbledon …

We talk to Ryan Bailey, digital content creator and AFC Wimbledon fan. In a podcast of comparisons, we talk about the evolution o…

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March 14, 2021

Matchday 2 - Thomas Gronnemark, Throw-In coach

We talk to the extraordinary Thomas Gronnemark. He's coached throw-ins for Ajax, FC Midtjylland, RB Leipzig, Atlanta United and, …

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March 10, 2021

Matchday 1 - Gary Gibson, Head of Soccer Academies and International …

In our first episode we talk to Gary Gibson of Rangers FC. He explains why the Scottish champions have invested so heavily in th…

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March 5, 2021

The Kick Off

Dan Rutstein explains what the new podcast is all about.

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