Tifo Football Podcast
Tifo Football Podcast
The Athletic
In-depth tactical, historical & geopolitical breakdowns of the beautiful game. From the team behind the Tifo Football YouTube channel. Hosted by Joe Devine.
Bye-Bye Benitez, Hello Coutinho, Lead Pipe & Uncle Damien
In this episode of the Tifo Football Podcast, Joe, JJ and Seb discuss Everton's turmoil given their recent decision to sack Rafa Benitez after less than seven months, whilst Philippe Coutinho gets a warm welcome after his impressive Aston Villa debut. Shorter features include: The Africa Cup of Nations' emerging stars, incidents between Real Betis and Sevilla fans causing their Copa Del Rey match to be rescheduled, and a potential Tifo quiz at Uncle Damien's pub! https://youtu.be/12AvGV_wFmE
Jan 17
1 hr 16 min
Africa Cup of Nations & The Bundesliga
In this episode of the Tifo Football Podcast, Joe, Seb and Alex discuss the the potential favourites for the Africa Cup of Nations after Cameroon's opening game against Burkina Faso, before taking a look at Erling Haaland's multilingual profanity! Shorter features include: Philippe Coutinho's recent move to Aston Villa, RB Leipzig's Christopher Nkunku and the Serie A's tight margins.
Jan 10
58 min
Chelsea's Pulisic Problem, Watford vs. AFCON & Abolishing Penalties
Joe Devine, JJ Bull and Seb Stafford-Bloor discuss the New Year's Premier League fixtures, mainly on the wonderfully chaotic match between Chelsea and Liverpool and the controversial City win over Arsenal. Joe continues his rant against the very existence of penalties from his Twitter rampage, whilst Seb and JJ share their concerns for the future of football. Also, the Tifo crew will be following AFCON closely over the next month, so stay tuned for coverage on the pod!
Jan 3
1 hr 6 min
The Alex Ferguson Podcast
Today’s episode of the tifo podcast is the full accompaniment to Tifo’s State of the Club episode on Sir Alex Ferguson. Danny Taylor and Oli Kay join Seb Stafford-Bloor to discuss Ferguson’s press conferences, the day of Roy Keane’s sacking and the his relationship with the Glazers.
Dec 26, 2021
39 min
Puppet-Master Conte, Saint Kane & Bielsa's Big Flaw
The Tifo team reflects on a fascinating draw between Spurs and Liverpool. Things get a little heated between Seb and JJ over the Robertson v Kane red card stuff... Plus, plenty more failed attempts to agree over Ederson's challenge on Ryan Fraser and whether Arsenal are improving or just playing some really bad teams...
Dec 20, 2021
59 min
Tardy Aubameyang, Sterling's Century & Gallagher's Ceiling
Joe, Seb and JJ reconvene, following yet another man-of-the-match display by Conor Gallagher, to analyse his influence on a team he probably won't play for, for much longer... They also reflect on the latest stand-off between Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta and their club captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, why Raheem Sterling has managed to score 100 Premier League goals - despite not being a striker - Plus, why it's a surprise that Dwight McNeil is still a Burnley player.
Dec 13, 2021
55 min
Everton's Transfers, Man Utd's 4-2-2-2 & Jude Bellingham
In this episode, Joe and Alex talk through Everton's transfers as they currently sit in 16th place, Man Utd's 4-2-2-2 in Ralf Rangnick's opening game as interim manager against Crystal Palace, Jude Bellingham's controversial interview after Dortmund's 3-2 loss against Bayern Munich and Kasper Schmeichel's mixup with the one-hand-goalkeeper rule!
Dec 6, 2021
59 min
The Impending Rangnick Revolution at United
Seb and JJ chat about the obvious Rangnick influences upon the 1-1 draw between Chelsea and Manchester United and how United will function with Rangnick as a consultant.  They also talk about Everton’s transfer policy and disappointing squad, the non-clashing kits of Leeds & Brighton, the difference between an asteroid and a meteorite and Palace’s woeful defending against set pieces.
Nov 29, 2021
56 min
Solskjaer leaves Manchester United, Norwich won again & The Champions League!
Joe, Seb and JJ reconvene following, what proved to be, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's last game in charge at Manchester United... Plus, Liverpool's 4-0 thumping of Arsenal, Conte's energetic new Spurs, Norwich on a winning streak and Leicester losing again. Plus, the gang look forward to this week's Champions League action!
Nov 22, 2021
1 hr 1 min
Risky Gerrard, Sassy Arsenal & Crystal Palace: Cool By Association
Joe, Seb & Alex reconvene during the international break to discuss whether Steven Gerrard has jeopardised his 'dream' of managing Liverpool by taking the job at Aston Villa... Also, why Norwich appointing Dean Smith covers all the bases, how Arsenal have surprised Joe and how tactically flexible Vieira's Crystal Palace are. Plus, Seb and Alex reflect on some interesting international football and, in particular, USA's scary progress ahead of hosting the World Cup in 2026.
Nov 15, 2021
1 hr 3 min
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