Ringer FC
Ringer FC
The Ringer
'Ringer FC' is your podcast home for all things soccer on The Ringer. Join us on Monday and Thursday for 'Stadio', hosted by Ryan Hunn and Musa Okwonga, two long-time friends, covering the major European football leagues, and a lot more. On Wednesday, Arsenal legend and former England international Ian Wright hosts ‘Wrighty’s House’, discussing the latest in European football with a rotation of special guests.
Flowers for Edouard Mendy, AFCON, Postponements, and Free Kicks | Wrighty's House
Ian is joined by Flo Lloyd-Hughes and Carl Anka to chat a bit about what they’ve been watching this week, Premier League postponements (06:10), and James Ward-Prowse and the great free kick takers (13:30). Flowers go Edouard Mendy for winning the FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper of the Year (25:02), plus some chat about the latest goings-on at AFCON (32:23) and the Barclays WSL transfer window so far (44:29). Host: Ian Wright Guests: Flo Lloyd-Hughes and Carl Anka Producers: Ryan Hunn and Roscoe Bowman Additional Production Assistance: Isaiah Blakely Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 19
55 min
Héctor Bellerín on El Gran Derbi and Life at Betis | Wrighty's House
In this bonus episode, Ian is joined by Ryan Hunn and special guest Héctor Bellerín to discuss playing for Betis against Sevilla in the weekend’s controversial El Gran Derbi and the legendary rivalry (01:00). He also discusses life in Seville (16:06), growing up a Betis fan, lockdown in London, family, and what led to his move back to Spain on loan (21:36). Host: Ian Wright Guests: Héctor Bellerín and Ryan Hunn Producers: Ryan Hunn and Roscoe Bowman Additional Production Assistance: Isaiah Blakely Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 18
37 min
We Need to Talk About Everton | Stadio Podcast
Everton parted ways with Rafa Benitez after just six months in charge, so Musa and Ryan begin by discussing the hiring and firing of Benitez and the goings-on at Goodison Park (04:53). They then round up the Premier League results this weekend (28:24), beginning with the Norwich win that caused Benitez’s sacking, an angry goal and narrative-fueled comeback at Villa Park, Manchester City’s tight win over Chelsea (38:44), and more. Finally, a quick trip to Germany, Italy, and the Spanish Super Cup (47:31). Hosts: Musa Okwonga and Ryan Hunn Producer: Ryan Hunn Additional Production Assistance: Isaiah Blakely Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 17
1 hr 4 min
Finishing Games Early, January Signings, Super Cups, and More | Stadio Podcast
Musa and Ryan round up a few of the midweek games before opening up the mailbag! There’s chat about Real Madrid’s extra-time win over Barcelona in the Supercopa de España semifinal (04:17), Chelsea seeing off Spurs in the Carabao Cup and wins for West Ham and Southampton in the Premier League (09:17). Next up, it’s onto Inter beating Juventus in the Supercoppa Italiana (11:57), the wild goings on in Mali’s win over Tunisia and the close games in AFCON so far (15:18), some January transfer-window happenings, including one signing they’d each like to see and their favorite January signings of all time (26:55). Finally, they discuss which Winter Olympics events they’ll be watching (37:46) and whether the 'Stadio' footballing opinions are always as harmonious as they seem … (39:54). Hosts: Musa Okwonga and Ryan Hunn Producer: Ryan Hunn Additional Production Assistance: Isaiah Blakely Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 13
56 min
Family, the Magic of the Cup, and AFCON | Wrighty's House
'Wrighty’s House' is back and Ian is joined by Musa Okwonga and Mayowa Quadri to talk family, grief (01:11), his grandson D’Margio making his professional debut for Stoke City (07:15), and the FA Cup third-round upsets and shout-outs (27:23). There are flowers to someone very special to the House and some chat about the early stages of AFCON (40:51). Host: Ian Wright Guest: Musa Okwonga and Mayowa Quadri Producers: Ryan Hunn and Roscoe Bowman Additional Production Assistance: Isaiah Blakely Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 12
1 hr 1 min
Serie A Supreme, Spiritually Onside, and Will Ed Woodward's Departure Change Anything at Manchester United? | Stadio Podcast
Musa and Ryan begin with Serie A this week, as Roma and Juventus delivered chaos (4:45), Atalanta put six past Udinese, and Toronto FC announced the signing of Lorenzo Insigne at the end of the season (15:49). The Bundesliga made its return, with Gladbach’s win at Bayern being capitalized on by Dortmund, who came from behind to win in Frankfurt (19:03). There’s a quick round-up of La Liga (25:46) and the WSL, plus wholesome scenes in Portugal. Finally, with Ed Woodward confirmed to stand down as Manchester United chief executive at the end of this month, to be replaced by Richard Arnold, the guys ask: Will it be enough to change things at Old Trafford (33:07)? Hosts: Musa Okwonga and Ryan Hunn Producer: Ryan Hunn Additional Production Assistance: Isaiah Blakely Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 10
1 hr
Is There Too Much Football? | Stadio Podcast
In this episode, Musa and Ryan begin with a brief roundup of some midweek results, as Romelu Lukaku returns in Chelsea’s win over Spurs in the Carabao Cup and Barcelona escapes a scare in the Copa del Rey (03:07). They then discuss Southampton being taken over by a group that includes former Brentford co–director of football Rasmus Ankersen (14:17) and what this might mean for the Saints. Finally, this week saw Gianni Infantino throw out the possibility of more international tournaments, more European Super League nonsense, and Davy Pröpper citing the hectic schedule as one reason for his retirement from football at age 30. The boys discuss whether there is too much football, why federations are trying to add more, and what can be done about it (24:15). Hosts: Musa Okwonga and Ryan Hunn Producer: Ryan Hunn Additional Production Assistance: Isaiah Blakely Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 6
1 hr 5 min
Wonderful Wolves, Chelsea and Liverpool Lose Ground, and Lukaku's Interview | Stadio Podcast
Musa and Ryan are back with the first 'Stadio' of 2022! They begin with a brief bit of movie chat before moving on to Wolves’ first win over Manchester United at Old Trafford in almost 42 years (12:32). Next up, there’s a little bit on Arsenal’s defeat to Manchester City (28:37), Chelsea’s draw with Liverpool (40:35), and what both mean for the Premier League title race, before wrapping up on the Romelu Lukaku fallout (44:12). Hosts: Musa Okwonga and Ryan Hunn Producer: Ryan Hunn Additional Production Assistance: Isaiah Blakely Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 4
1 hr 5 min
The Stadios 2021
It’s the final show of 2021 and that can mean only one thing: It’s time for the Stadios 2021! Musa and Ryan return with the third edition of the annual awards that no one asked for. This year, they start with a new award, for the Existential Moment of the Year (05:46), before the Prop Joe Award (09:37), Goal of the Year (12:34), Angry Goal of the Year (18:36) and Team of the Year (22:23). There are also the big three awards of the night, handed out to the Player of the Year (28:44), Coach of the Year (33:25) and the main award, for the 2021 Catfish of the Year (37:24). Thanks to everyone who listened this year! We’ll be back in 2022! Hosts: Musa Okwonga and Ryan Hunn Producer: Ryan Hunn Associate Producer: Erika Cervantes Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 29, 2021
57 min
Moments to Be Grateful for This Year | Stadio Podcast
On this Christmas Day special, Musa and Ryan reflect on the football year that has been. They read out submissions from listeners, who kindly sent in personal footballing moments from the year that they have been grateful for. There are goals, team performances, attending games with loved ones, and much more! If you’re celebrating, then Merry Christmas, happy holidays, and we hope everyone has a lovely festive period. Hosts: Musa Okwonga and Ryan Hunn Producer: Ryan Hunn Associate Producer: Erika Cervantes Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 25, 2021
1 hr 3 min
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