BBC World Football

World Football

This podcast gets right under the skin of world football with extraordinary stories, interviews, and features. Broadcast weekly on Fridays.
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4 Episodes

Vilda’s vindication? Spain win the World Cup

Spain beat England 1-0 to win their first FIFA World Cup. Mani Djazmi, Maz Farookhi and Katie Smith are joined by former England goalkeeper Karen Bardsley to discuss the final and Spain manager Jorge Vilda’s role and future. Image: Ivana Andres of Spain lifts the FIFA Women's World Cup Trophy…
20 Aug 2023 12PM 29 min

All roads (and rivers!) lead to the final

Katie Smith, Mani Djazmi and Maz Farookhi take a ferry trip down the Parramatta River from Sydney's Circular Quay to the Olympic Park, where tomorrow either Spain or England will be crowned world champions for the very first time at Stadium Australia. We hear from Women's Champions League-winning coach Lluis…
19 Aug 2023 12PM 41 min

Afghanistan's women team still waiting

In 2021, Afghanistan's women's national players fled Kabul to Australia, following the return to power of the Taliban. No women's team representing Afghanistan has kicked a ball in international football since. We catch up with goalkeeper Fati, who's now living and studying in Melbourne, to find out what life's like…
19 Aug 2023 5AM 23 min

Tillies Done! Lionesses roar into World Cup final

Join Mani Djazmi and Katie Smith at Stadium Australia in Sydney as they reflect on England reaching the Women's World Cup final for the very first time after beating the co-hosts 3-1. We hear from England's match-winner Lauren Hemp, and BBC Sport's Emma Sanders drops by to discuss how Sarina…
16 Aug 2023 11AM 28 min