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On the State of Play, we're bringing you (most of the time) awesome insight into the world of football. Matt Santangelo (the American voice in this duo) has quite the resume; Social lead at Italian Football daily, contributor at These Footy Times, Founder of AC Milan Bros and featured in The Guardia…

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    • Sep 28, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
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    • 108 EPISODES

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    SOP EP 108: City vs. Chelsea, Arsenal Thrash Spurs, Osimhen and Napoli, UCL Round 2 Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 49:13

    Pet Berisha and Matt Santangelo:   City vs. Chelsea North London Derby Napoli   Real Madrid   Champions League Follow us on Twitter! Follow Pet on Twitter (@PetBerisha), Matt  (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino (@MartinoPuccio),    20% off plus free shipping for Manscaped with the promo code: 90MIN20 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/SO   Music by Joakim Karud See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    SOP 107: Juventus Struggling, James Leaves Everton and Ole Out?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 43:51

    Martino Puccio and Matt Santangelo:     Juventus on the downswing and Inter move close to Onana    James Rodriguez leaves Europe  Ole and Man United are Struggling  Follow us on Twitter! Follow Pet on Twitter (@PetBerisha), Matt  (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino (@MartinoPuccio),    20% off plus free shipping for Manscaped with the promo code: 90MIN20 Vote for State of Play by Tweeting: I am voting for @StateOfPlayPod in @The_FCAs for #BestInternationalPodcast 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/SO   Music by Joakim Karud See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    SOP EP 106: Champions League, Cristiano Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic Return!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 56:55

    Martino Puccio and Pet Berisha:    Champions League Group Stage Discussion  Cristiano Ronaldo's Brace vs. Newcastle  AC Milan and Ibrahimovic Dominate Lazio  Follow us on Twitter! Follow Pet on Twitter (@PetBerisha), Matt  (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino (@MartinoPuccio), Joe ( @JPUccello   20% off plus free shipping for Manscaped with the promo code: 90MIN20 Vote for State of Play by Tweeting: I am voting for @StateOfPlayPod in @The_FCAs for #BestInternationalPodcast 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/SO   Music by Joakim Karud See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    SOP EP 105: Joe Uccello From Low Limit Futbol on Serie A, Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 59:35

    Matt Santangelo, Martino Puccio and Joe Uccello discuss the topics below:  Serie A Preview Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus  Juventus Outlook  Follow us on Twitter! Follow Pet on Twitter (@PetBerisha), Matt  (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino (@MartinoPuccio), Joe ( @JPUccello   20% off plus free shipping for Manscaped with the promo code: 90MIN20 Vote for State of Play by Tweeting: I am voting for @StateOfPlayPod in @The_FCAs for #BestInternationalPodcast 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/SO   Music by Joakim Karud See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    SOP EP 104: Inter Dominate, Drama in France and Chelsea Off to a Hot Start!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 40:29

    Matt Santangelo and Martino Puccio discuss the topics below:   Serie A on Inter, Roma and Juventus  Drama in France  Chelsea and Manchester United  Follow us on Twitter! Follow Pet on Twitter (@PetBerisha), Matt  (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino (@MartinoPuccio),     20% off plus free shipping for Manscaped with the promo code: 90MIN20 Vote for State of Play by Tweeting: I am voting for @StateOfPlayPod in @The_FCAs for #BestInternationalPodcast 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/SO   Music by Joakim Karud See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    SOP EP 103: Roberto Rojas of Bein Sports La Liga Preview for the 2021/22 Season!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 50:19

    Matt Santangelo and Martino Puccio are joined by Roberto Rojas of Low Limit Futbol and Bein Sports to discuss the topics below:   Messi to PSG  Who are the title favorites?  Salary Cap Madness  Players to look out for!     Follow us on Twitter! Follow Pet on Twitter (@PetBerisha), Matt  (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino (@MartinoPuccio), Roberto (@RobertoRojas97)    20% off plus free shipping for Manscaped with the promo code: 90MIN20 Vote for State of Play by Tweeting: I am voting for @StateOfPlayPod in @The_FCAs for #BestInternationalPodcast 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/SO   Music by Joakim Karud See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    SOP EP 102: Messi to PSG, Treble or Bust? Plus, Harry Kane to City?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 51:11

    Pet Berisha, and Martino Puccio are joined by Tom Scholes of Talk Sport to  discuss all of the follow transfer topics below and the impact it will have for their clubs!   Messi to PSG  Expectations for the Champions League  Mbappe's Future at PSG  Harry Kane to Man City?   Follow us on Twitter! Follow Pet on Twitter (@PetBerisha), Matt  (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino (@MartinoPuccio), Tom (@_TomScholes)    20% off plus free shipping for Manscaped with the promo code: 90MIN20 Vote for State of Play by Tweeting: I am voting for @StateOfPlayPod in @The_FCAs for #BestInternationalPodcast 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/SO   Music by Joakim Karud See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    SOP EP 101: Harry Kane Absent, Lukaku to Chelsea? Plus, Romero to Spurs

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2021 40:26

    Pet Berisha, and Martino Puccio discuss all of the follow transfer topics below and the impact it will have for their clubs!   Harry Kane Not at Training   Romero to Spurs  Lukaku to Chelsea?  Kaio Jorge to Juventus  Follow us on Twitter! Follow Pet on Twitter (@PetBerisha), Matt  (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino (@MartinoPuccio)      20% off plus free shipping for Manscaped with the promo code: 90MIN20 Vote for State of Play by Tweeting: I am voting for @StateOfPlayPod in @The_FCAs for #BestInternationalPodcast 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/SO   Music by Joakim Karud See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    SOP EP. 100: Adrian From Rabona TV, Varane, Demiral and More!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 50:59

    Pet Berisha, Matt Santangelo and Martino Puccio are joined by Adrian from RTV Breakdown the following topics for the 100th episode of the State of Play Podcast:  Adrian and his Youtube Channel  Varane to Manchester United  Demiral to Dortmund?  Nuno Mendes to Man City?  Meite and Vlachodimos Follow us on Twitter! Follow Pet on Twitter (@PetBerisha), Matt  (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino (@MartinoPuccio), Adrian (@Rabona_TV)  Adrians Youtube Channel: https://t.co/BzO3X0omVC?amp=1    Vote for State of Play by Tweeting: I am voting for @StateOfPlayPod in @The_FCAs for #BestInternationalPodcast 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/SO   Music by Joakim Karud See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    SOP EP 99: Transfer Talk, Ben White, Varane, Locatelli and More!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 45:33

    Pet Berisha and Martino Puccio Breakdown the following topics for the 99th episode of the State of Play Podcast:  Ben White and Arsenal  Manuel Locatelli  Spurs   Ligue 1 News Atletico Madrid and La Liga  Follow us on Twitter! Follow Pet on Twitter (@PetBerisha), Matt  (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino (@MartinoPuccio) 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 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    SOP EP 98: Italy Win Euro 2020, Argentina Win Copa America and PSG Sign Hakimi and Ramos!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021 49:20

    Pet Berisha and Martino Puccio Breakdown the following topics for the 98th episode of the State of Play Podcast: Euro 2020 Final English Perspective and the Italian Perspective  Copa America Final Messi Finally Wins a Trophy PSG Sign Hakimi and Sergio Ramos  Follow us on Twitter! Follow Pet on Twitter (@PetBerisha), Matt  (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino (@MartinoPuccio) 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 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Episode 97: England Defeat Germany, Belgium Defeat Portugal and France Eliminated! Euro 2020 Update

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2021 56:33

    Pet Berisha Martino Puccio and Matt Santangelo Discuss Euro 2020: England Advances Round of 16 Review  Quarter-Final Preview Who wins the matchups?   Follow us on Twitter! Follow Pet on Twitter (@PetBerisha), Matt  (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino (@MartinoPuccio), Sam (@SamsArmy)  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 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Episode 96: Barstool Sam From Sams Army Podcast on Spurs, USMNT, Betting and More!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2021 56:45

    Martino Puccio and Matt Santangelo are joined by Barstool Sam to discuss the topics below: Daniel Levy and the Spurs coaching situation heading into the summer Harry Kane Contract situation  Betting on Football  USMNT Nations League and Future Outlook Euro 2020 Standout Performers  Will Messi Finally Win Copa America? Follow us on Twitter! Follow Pet on Twitter (@PetBerisha), Matt  (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino (@MartinoPuccio), Sam (@SamsArmy)  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 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Episode 95: Euro 2020 Starts, Eriksen, Donnarumma to PSG and More!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2021 61:23

    Martino Puccio and Matt Santangelo are here to discuss the Euro 2020 matches through Monday. They go through each match so far and give their takes on what they've seen. Christian Eriksen is thankfully ok after a scary episode in Saturday's match vs. Finland. Then the guys break down the news of Donnarumma and Buffon as they both leave Serie A and then the news of Jadon Sancho to Borussia Dortmund! Lastly, Gianluca Busio's future with a national team remains in the balance as he has yet to debut for USMNT with Italy looming in the background, what will ultimately come of this?  Follow us on Twitter! Follow Pet on Twitter (@PetBerisha), Matt  (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino (@MartinoPuccio)  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 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Episode 94: Euro 2021 Preview!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2021 77:16

    Pet Berisha and Matt Santangelo are ready for the long-awaited 2021 Euros! In this episode, the guys go through all six groups of the competition. They break down each countries strengths and weaknesses!  Follow us on Twitter! Follow Pet on Twitter (@PetBerisha), Matt  (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino (@MartinoPuccio)  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 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Episode 93: Content Creator Uncle Sharma Discusses Inter, Antonio Conte, the Azzurri and Serie A

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2021 55:33

    Matt Santangelo and Martino Puccio are joined by Content Creator Uncle Sharma as he discusses all things Inter Milan from their title-winning season. How they will fair under new manager Simone Inzaghi after Antonio Conte has left the club. Will Antonio Conte be appointed to Spurs and if he does how will that work out? Plus, a look inside the Azzurri's roster headed into Euro 2021!  All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on Twitter! Follow Pet on Twitter (@PetBerisha), Matt  (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino (@MartinoPuccio) also, Sharma (@RSharmzz)  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 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Episode 92: Sam Tighe of Ranks FC: Top 4 PL Finish, AC Milan Back to the Champions League and the Harry Kane Saga

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2021 61:11

    Pet Berisha, Matt Santangelo, and Martino Puccio are joined by Sam Tighe of Ranks FC podcast to discuss the final week of domestic league play. First, in the Premier League, Chelsea and Liverpool finish in a Champions League spot. Then they head over to Ligue 1 where Lille has won the title over PSG. As for Italy AC Milan are finally back in the Champions League after seven seasons and the outlook of Cristiano Ronaldo at Juventus. Lastly the Harry Kane saga as to whether or not he will be leaving Spurs this coming summer!  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 (@MartinoPuccio) also, Sam (@stighefootball).  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 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Episode 91: Atletico Near the Finish Line, Dramatic Top 4 Races in Serie A and Premier League and is England's Defense Overrated?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2021 64:22

    Discussed on today's show: Pet Berisha, Matt Santangelo and Martino Puccio are back for a La Liga title discussion as it comes down to Atletico and Real Madrid for the final match. As for Real Madrid is Zidane headed out to go to Juventus and does Max Allegri come in to replace him? Englands Top 4 finish just got even more dramatic after Alisson scored a later winner for Liverpool as the race is down to them Chelsea and Leicester City. Over in Italy the Top 4 is now down to Milan, Juventus and Napoli as there is one more match left. Plus, the very first organized debate about Englands defense between Pet and Matt! 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 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Episode 90: Atletico & Lille Inch closer to Titles, Juventus to Europa League? Plus, Cavani Staying at Manchester United!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2021 64:17

    Discussed on today's show: Pet Berisha, Matt Santangelo, and Martino Puccio are back for episode 90 of the State of Play Podcast, this week they discuss Lille and Atletico Madrid moving closer to league titles. They do a deep dive into the issues at Juventus and what it will take to turn the club around. Inter could be facing financial difficulties after more news arriving from Sky Sport and lastly they address Edinson Cavani staying at Manchester United for another season! * All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio) 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

    Episode 89: Jose Mourinho Hired at Roma,

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2021 33:14

    Discussed on today's show: Pet Berisha and Matt Santangelo are back for episode 89 for the State of Play podcast. Roma makes a shocking announcement that Jose Mourinho will be their manager heading into the 2021/22 season and whether or not this will be a success. As far as La Liga and Ligue 1 go, the title races are winding down to a photo-finish as Real Madrid, Atletico and Barcelona all have a shot to win the title. As for Ligue 1 can Lille fend off PSG and others as they look for their first titles in years! * All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio) 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

    Episode 88: Hansi Flick Out and Nagelsmann In for Bayern, Kylian Mbappe for Ballon D'or? Plus, La Liga & Ligue 1 Title Races!

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2021 47:40

    Discussed on today's show: Pet Berisha and Matt Santangelo are back for episode 88 of the State of Play Podcast as they discuss the coaching carousel in Bundesliga as Hansi Flick is set to leave Bayern and Julian Nagelsmann is set to take his job. Kylian Mbappe keeps putting in top performances and does that push him even closer to a Ballon D'or? La Liga and Ligue 1 have title races that will go down to the final matchday in their leagues, who will come out on top? Finally they discuss the possibility of Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma leaving on a free this summer! * All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio) 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

    Episode 87: European Super League Launched, What Does it Mean for Football?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2021 79:56

    Discussed on today's show: Pet Berisha, Matt Santangelo, Martino Puccio Harry Brooks and Mo Ali are here for a roundtable discussion on the European Super League and the long term impact on the sport of football. Not only that they discuss the sacking of Jose Mourinho from Spurs! * All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio), Mo Ali (https://twitter.com/mohammedali93), Harry Brooks (https://twitter.com/HBHeadCoach) 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

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

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 16, 2021 59:17

    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! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio), 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

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

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2021 57:08

    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! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio) 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

    Episode 84: Champions League Quarter-Final Preview!

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2021 38:25

    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! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio) 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

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

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2021 51:43

    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! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio) 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

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

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2021 52:11

    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! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio) Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA Music by Joakim Karud

    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

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2021 63:14

    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! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio) Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA Music by Joakim Karud

    Episode 80: Cristiano Oliveira of Benfica Podcast: Benfica, State of Portuguese Football and Cristiano Ronaldo

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2021 55:28

    Discussed on today's show: Cristiano Oliveira of The Benfica Podcast joins Martino Puccio and Matt Santangelo are here to discuss all things Portuguese football from Benifca and Sporting all the way to some of the top players like Joao Felix, Cristiano Ronaldo, Ruben Dias and more! Lastly they get to what the odds are looking like in terms of Portugal's chances of winning this summers Euros! * All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio), Cristiano (https://twitter.com/10CO10) 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

    Episode 79: Richard Webster: Marco Rose Hiring, State of Arsenal, Spurs and City! Plus, Young Up and Coming Stars in Football!

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2021 68:05

    Discussed on today's show: Pet Berisha and Matt Santangelo are joined by Football Coach Richard Webster on the Marco Rose hire at Borussia Dortmund and how he can develop some of the talent at Dortmund. His thoughts on Mikel Arteta's progress with Arsenal. Spurs and Mourinho are still struggling, how much longer can the North London club continue with the Special One? Richard also gives us some his favorite talented players heading into the next few years! * All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio), Richard (https://twitter.com/rw_roundworld) Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA Music by Joakim Karud

    Episode 78: Inter Milan in 1st Place, Upamecano to Bayern, Rose to Dortmund and MLS!

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2021 51:32

    Discussed on today's show: Pet Berisha, Matt Santangelo and Martino Puccio are here to break down all the top news in World Football! This week they cover Inter Milan's rise to the top of Serie A and how well positioned they are to win the title. They head to Germany to discuss Marco Rose to Borussia Dortmund and Dayot Upamecano's move to Bayern Munich this coming summer. Alexandre Pato is headed to the United States to play for Orlando City FC as he tries to revive his career once more. At the end of the episode Pet, Martino and Matt discuss who they think will move on from each Champions League Round of 16! * All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio) Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA Music by Joakim Karud

    Episode 77: Roberto Rojas of Bein Sports: Premier League Title Race, Moises Caicedo, VAR and More!

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 9, 2021 53:40

    Discussed on today's show: Pet Berisha, Matt Santangelo are joined by Bein Sports Roberto Rojas to discuss all things football! First they jump into the Premier League where City dominated Liverpool over the weekend and how the race for the title is dwindling. Moises Caicedo is one of the most talented youngsters in South America and he joined Brighton this past month so Roberto gives an outlook on how great the signing truly is. The guys then transition on over to VAR and how well it is going in football plus some adjustments they can make. Finally they get to Messi and where he is going to be playing next summer! Erling Haaland possible release clause and where Dortmund's futures lie * All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio), Roberto (https://twitter.com/RobertoRojas97) Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA Music by Joakim Karud

    Episode 76: January Transfer Market Closes, Messi's Absurd Contract and AVB is Out at Marseille!

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 2, 2021 54:58

    Discussed on today's show: Matt Santangelo and Martino Puccio are back for episode 76 of SOP, this episode they tackle all of the big news of the final day of the transfer market as some big clubs made some notable moves. After that they take a nose dive into the Leo Messi contract situation at Barcelona, what it means for Leo and the club moving forward. Then there's more drama but from France this time after the debacle that is happening at Marseille on top of Neymar's reported contract extension through 2025. * All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio) Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA Music by Joakim Karud

    Episode 75: Football Coach Harry Brooks: Chelsea Sack Lampard, Tuchel Hired and more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2021 60:18

    Discussed on today's show: Pet Berisha and Matt Santangelo are back with Harry Brooks as they discuss the sacking of Frank Lampard from Chelsea and his supposed replacement Thomas Tuchel. Harry discusses how Spurs have done in their first full season with Jose Mourinho. Plus discussions on Fikayo Tomori and Emil Smith Rowe and the potential these players have! * All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio), Harry (https://twitter.com/HB_HeadCoach) Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA Music by Joakim Karud

    Episode 74: Matteo Bonetti of ESPN on Serie A: Juventus Struggling, Chelsea Spiraling and Martin Odegaard's Future

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2021 81:24

    Discussed on today's show: Matteo Bonetti joins this long podcast for Episode 74 with Matt Santangelo discussing Juventus and where they sit at the halfway point of the season. Roma suffered another debacle in Coppa Italia with another embarrassing loss and the direction the Friedkin ownership group. Fiorentina are a talented squad but there seems to be some issues, the guys discuss the future for La Viola. Plus a fun player profile by Matteo! After the interview Martino and Pet join Matt to discuss some of the major games in the Premier League, where Real Madrids market lies with the likes of Martin Odegaard and much more! * All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio), Matteo (https://twitter.com/BonettiESPN) Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA Music by Joakim Karud

    Episode 73: January Transfer Market Talk: Mesut Ozil, Jadon Sancho, Moises Caicedo and Much More!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2021 53:13

    Discussed on today's show: Pet Berisha, Matt Santangelo and Martino Puccio are back for another episode of The State of Play! This week they are discussing all of the developing rumors across the world of football, names like Ozil, Caicedo, Demebele and more are discussed! The guys discuss who would fit best with a certain club and how likely the outcome of success would be for each player! * All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio) Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA Music by Joakim Karud

    Episode 72: Ligue 1 with Mo Ali: Pochettino to PSG, Saliba, Frank Lampard & Chelsea and Mohamed Simakan Profile!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2021 52:08

    Discussed on today's show: Pet Berisha and Matt Santangelo are back for episode 72 of the State of Play Podcast with recurring guest Mo Ali! The gents discuss the signing of Mauricio Pochettino at PSG and what kind of impact he will be having at his former club. Frank Lampard and Chelsea are struggling mightily and the guys try to get to the root of the issue for the Blues. Kevin De Bruyne and David Alaba contract updates and what direction they might be headed in! Mo gives us his player profile breakdown of Strasbourg's CB Mohamed Simakan! * All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio), Mo (https://twitter.com/mohammedali_93) Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA Music by Joakim Karud

    Episode 71: Top 10 U-23 Talents to watch in 2021!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2020 63:11

    Discussed on today's show: Pet Berisha, Matt Santangelo and Martino Puccio are back for episode 71 of the State of Play Podcast as they go through their list of two years ago with top talent predictions and see how they are doing as of today. Then Matt and Pet release their new lists of players that have caught their eye in recent times. They explain their choices and why they think they'll be rising stars very, very soon! * All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio) Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA Music by Joakim Karud

    Episode 70: Zach Lowy of Breaking the Lines: Barcelona's Future, Leo Messi's Situation, Riqui Puig and Breakout La Liga Stars!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2020 59:57

    Discussed on today's show: Matt Santangelo and Martino Puccio welcome in recurring guest Zach Lowy of Breaking the Lines to discuss the mess at FC Barcelona and how Messi's future is looking bleak at the club. He then gets into the top young stars across La Liga and how many great talents there are. Finally he wraps up the episode with profiles on players like Brian Reynolds and how they can potentially fit at a club like Roma. * All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio) and Zach (https://twitter.com/ZachLowy) Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA Music by Joakim Karud

    Episode 69: Champions League Draw, Arsenal Free-Falling, Dortmund Sack Favre and Papu Gomez's Future!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2020 59:03

    Discussed on today's show: Matt Santangelo and Martino Puccio are back after winning the Gold Award for the Best New Content Creator for the FCA's! This week they discuss the highly anticipated CL draw, Arsenal getting too close to the relegation zone. They head to Germany where they discuss what lies ahead for Dortmund after they sacked their manager Lucian Favre and more drama out of Italy as Papu Gomez wants out of Atalanta! * All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio) Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA Music by Joakim Karud

    Episode 68: Max Angelo of Football Elements: Paul Pogba Saga, Liverpool's Success, Milan's Emergence and the Future of Swedish Football!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2020 74:09

    Discussed on today's show: Matt Santangelo and Martino Puccio are joined by Maxi Angelo to discuss Mino Raiola's comments on Paul Pogba, Mario Balotelli's future. They then take a deep dive into Liverpool and all the progress they have made since all of their injuries have occurred. After that they draw parallels between Liverpool and AC Milan on how they construct their business throughout the transfer windows and the profiles they look out for. Lastly Sweden is experiencing some exciting times as they have many talents emerging throughout the country! * All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio), Maxi (https://twitter.com/MaaxiAngelo) Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA Music by Joakim Karud

    Episode 67: The Legacy of Diego Maradona, Edinson Cavani and the Fountain of Youth and Juventus's Dependency on Cristiano Ronaldo!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2020 60:53

    Discussed on today's show: Pet Berisha, Matt Santangelo and Martino Puccio are back for Episode 67! The Football world mourns the loss of the legendary Diego Maradona at the age of 60. The guys discuss his legacy, impact and overall football genius across his remarkable career. They then move onto Edinson Cavani and his fantastic impact off the bench for Manchester United over the weekend and what they expect from him throughout the rest of the season. Juventus have become dependent on Cristiano Ronaldo as they continue to drop points in Serie A, how big of an issue is this? Lastly they wrap up with discussions on Borussia Mönchengladbach and answer your questions! * All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio) Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA Music by Joakim Karud

    Episode 66: Erling Haaland is on Fire, Ibrahimovic is Timeless and Spurs are atop the Premier League!

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2020 52:22

    Discussed on today's show: Pet Berisha, Matt Santangelo and Martino Puccio are back after International Break as they try to make sense of how good Erling Haaland truly is. They touch upon the impact of the ageless wonder that is Zlatan Ibrahimovic and what the impact of his injury could lead to. Sassuolo are playing some of the most attractive football in Europe and how De Zerbi has got them to that level. Spurs had a massive win over the weekend vs Man City and they sit on top of the table in the Premier League, would this be Mourinho's biggest achievement? Lastly, Barcelona are struggling to stay in the race for the title, how long can they keep playing like this before it becomes devastating? * All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio) Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA Music by Joakim Karud

    Episode 65: International Break: Gareth Southgate, Euro 2021 Favorites, Joao Felix, Dominik Szoboszlai and Super Agents!

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2020 57:40

    Discussed on today's show: Pet Berisha and Martino Puccio are back for the State of Play Podcast this international break as they cover all of the action that has gone on during the break. They discuss Englands issues, Scotland Qualifying for the Euros and who the favorites for the tournament are. Then there are some fantastic young talents out there from Joao Felix to Ansu Fati and the guys cover them and where the futures are headed. * All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio) Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA Music by Joakim Karud

    Episode 64: Ronaldo Returns, Arsenal Defeat United, Ibrahimovic Keeps Rolling and Bale Makes an Impact!

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2020 51:53

    Discussed on today's show: Pet Berisha, Matt Santangelo and Martino Puccio are back for another episode to discuss all the intense results of the weekend. Cristiano Ronaldo made his return for Juventus and made an immediate impact, then Arsenal get a massive 3 points at Old Trafford after defeating Manchester United. Messi and Barcelona continue to go through some frustrating times as they continue to struggle overall. Ibrahimovic and Milan continue their unbeaten run as it reaches 24 straight matches and how Sassuolo is one of the more dominating teams in Italy early on in the campaign. * All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio) Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA Music by Joakim Karud

    Episode 63: MLS Writer Tom Bogert: 2020 MLS Season, Rising Stars, Team USA and More!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2020 51:26


    Discussed on today's show: Matt Santangelo and Martino Puccio breakdown El Classico from over the weekend as well as Juventus's struggles in Serie A. They are then welcomed by MLSSoccer.com Writer Tom Bogert, Tom gives insight into the MLS Season, what top talents you should be keeping your eye on and a player profile for Daryl Dike! * All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio), Tom here (https://twitter.com/tombogert) Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA Today’s episode is brought to you by The Athletic. The Athletic is a subscription-based sports news site, delivering in-depth sports coverage! Featuring football reporters you know and love like David Ornstein, James Pearce, Sam Lee and Raphael Honigstein.The Athletic is telling stories you won’t find anywhere else. No ads or clickbait; just great sportswriting. For 50% off your annual subscription to the best sports writing around, go to theathletic.co.uk/stateofplay Music by Joakim Karud


    Episode 62: Champions League Returns, Spurs Blow a 3-0 Lead, Napoli Revived and More!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2020 51:08


    Discussed on today's show: Matt Santangelo and Martino Puccio are back with the Champions League kicking-off this season and who seems to be the favorites in the competition. They also discuss the long-term impact of Virgil Van-Dijk's injury for Liverpool and how they will cope. As for Spurs 3-3 collapse against West Ham and how that dark cloud still hovers over that club. Lastly they wrap up with how fantastic Napoli have been since the new season has started after a thrilling 4-1 victory over Atalanta this past weekend * All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio) Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA Today’s episode is brought to you by The Athletic. The Athletic is a subscription-based sports news site, delivering in-depth sports coverage! Featuring football reporters you know and love like David Ornstein, James Pearce, Sam Lee and Raphael Honigstein.The Athletic is telling stories you won’t find anywhere else. No ads or clickbait; just great sportswriting. For 50% off your annual subscription to the best sports writing around, go to theathletic.co.uk/stateofplay Music by Joakim Karud


    Episode 61: International Football Break: Cristiano Ronaldo Tests Positive, Premier League to 18 Teams and Milan Derby Preview!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2020 45:38

    Discussed on today's show: Pet Berisha, Matt Santangelo and Martino Puccio are back for another episode during this International Break! This episode they discuss the positive test outbreak across the continent, what players and clubs are impacted by this. Why are these breaks necessary and furthermore what to do in the future with them. They also get into the potentially proposed 18 team Premier League format that was reportedly presented by Manchester United and Liverpool! * All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio) Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA Music by Joakim Karud

    Episode 60: Transfer Market Special: Winners and Losers From the 2020 Summer Transfer Market!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2020 68:38

    Discussed on today's show: Pet Berisha, Matt Santangelo and Martino Puccio are here to break down all the top winners and losers from the top 5 leagues in Europe. The guys go through each top league and give us their biggest winner and loser from EPL, Serie A, La Liga, Ligue 1 and Bundesliga. Ranging from Man United all the way to Lille the guys breakdown the best moves made by the biggest clubs! All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio) Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA Music by Joakim Karud

    Episode 59: Liverpool Top Arsenal, Man City Struggles, PSG's Issues, Pirlo's Juve and Dortmund & Bayern Lose!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2020 64:14


    Discussed on today's show: Pet Berisha and Martino Puccio are back to discuss the top football topics throughout Europes top 5 leagues as they ramp back up into a new season. This episode covers Liverpools dominance, Manchester City's struggles in defense, PSG's drama and how clubs like Juventus, Bayern and Dortmund faired this weekend. Lastly, they continue to discuss the emergence of Barcelona's Ansu Fati and why he can help fix some of their issues! * All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio) Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA Today’s episode is brought to you by The Athletic. The Athletic is a subscription-based sports news site, delivering in-depth sports coverage! Featuring football reporters you know and love like David Ornstein, James Pearce, Sam Lee and Raphael Honigstein.The Athletic is telling stories you won’t find anywhere else. No ads or clickbait; just great sportswriting. For 50% off your annual subscription to the best sports writing around, go to theathletic.co.uk/stateofplay Music by Joakim Karud


    Episode 58: Former MLS Player & SiriusXM Host Brian Dunseth: USMNT Outlook, Gio Reyna, Konrad de la Fuente and Inter Miami!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2020 55:33


    Discussed on today's show: Matt Santangelo and Martino Puccio are joined by Brian Dunseth of SiriusXM and Real Salt Lake joins the show! He joins to discuss all things USA Soccer from Gio Reyna to Konrad de la Fuente and Inter Miami's massive signings! * All this and more on today's State of Play! Follow us on twitter! (https://twitter.com/StateOfPlayPod?lang=en-gb) Follow Pet on Twitter here (@PetBerisha), Matt here (@Matt_Santangelo) and Martino here (https://twitter.com/MartinoPuccio), Brian https://twitter.com/BrianDunseth Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcxfYn-TvYAPAT4HyOqnxyA Today’s episode is brought to you by The Athletic. The Athletic is a subscription-based sports news site, delivering in-depth sports coverage! Featuring football reporters you know and love like David Ornstein, James Pearce, Sam Lee and Raphael Honigstein.The Athletic is telling stories you won’t find anywhere else. No ads or clickbait; just great sportswriting. For 50% off your annual subscription to the best sports writing around, go to theathletic.co.uk/stateofplay Music by Joakim Karud


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