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Debuts for Lacazette, Morata, Lukaku, Salah and Neymar

After a whole series of technical mishaps and dealing with contractors in the background, I finally managed to produce the new season’s first episode of the Football Podcast with Wasim Parkar. With the Premier League and Ligue 1 the two active leagues amongst Europe’s top five this weekend, I provide predictions for every match that takes place this weekend. Of the top six in the Premier League, I believe Arsenal, Liverpool and United have the trickiest fixtures, while a managerial battle between Frank de Boer and David Wagner provides novelty… Read more Debuts for Lacazette, Morata, Lukaku, Salah and Neymar

Season 1 Proper of the Football Podcast with Wasim Parkar launches this week!

Hi Everyone, As most of you know in the midst of last season, I launched a dream project that I have wanted to do for so long – my own football podcast! Launching in the middle of the season ensured that I had the liberty to try many different things with the podcast while enabling me to learn a lot about the processes of a podcast. I still have a lot to learn and by no means is the podcast perfect. However, with the launch of the new European season… Read more Season 1 Proper of the Football Podcast with Wasim Parkar launches this week!

European Semis Review and Domestic Champions Preview

Real vs Juve and United vs Ajax are two European finals that have Wasim foaming at the mouth. Wasim also looks ahead to the weekend, where champions can be crowned all across Europe.  

Coupe de La Ligue Final preview with Philippe Auclair

The Football Podcast with Wasim Parkar welcomes its first guest as renowned football journalist Philippe Auclair joins Wasim to preview the 2017 Coupe de La Ligue final between Monaco and PSG. Philippe and Wasim also talk about football journalism and the general state of affairs in Ligue 1. You can listen to the podcast through the player below. If you would like to subscribe, you can through iTunes or through Google Play.

The Through Ball presents the Football Podcast with Wasim Parkar!

The prologue to the Football Podcast with Wasim Parkar

This Football Weekend

As we approach the halfway point of the season, the pressure is mounting at the top end of leagues all across Europe. Teams will be looking to finish 2016 on a high note, but to do so they will have to overcome tough opponents. There are plenty of exciting big games and unpredictable fixtures taking place all over the continent and here are my picks for the matches to follow this football weekend.  Friday, December 16th Hoffenheim vs Borussia Dortmund (4th vs 6th in the Bundesliga) Saturday, December 17th  RB Leipzig… Read more This Football Weekend

This Football Weekend

European competition has concluded for 2016 and from now until February, the focus will be on domestic football on the continent. This weekend sees some heavyweight clashes across many different leagues. Here are my picks for the games to watch this weekend: Friday, December 9th Eintracht Frankfurt vs Hoffenheim (5th vs 4th in the Bundesliga) Saturday, December 10th Cologne vs Borussia Dortmund (7th vs 6th in the Bundesliga) Bordeaux vs Monaco (7th vs 2nd in Ligue 1) Leicester vs Manchester City (The Premier League Champions in 16th welcome 4th placed… Read more This Football Weekend

This Football Weekend

With no international football until March, the domestic season now enters its most crucial stage. The resumption of club football sees plenty of great fixtures. Here are ten enticing games in Europe this weekend. Friday, November 18 Bayer Leverkusen vs RB Leipzig The underachieving hosts welcome the surprise joint leaders of the Bundesliga. Bayer Leverkusen must look at RB Leipzig and wonder why they can’t be at the summit with all the talent in their squad. Roger Schmidt’s men seem to be getting some momentum however, with two wins and… Read more This Football Weekend

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