What to listen to during coronavirus quarantine
If you’re locked at home, hunkering down to stop the spread of coronavirus, you may find yourselves with some extra leisure hours.
Football fans are beginning to realise that it may be quite a while before their favourite teams return to competitive action.
We’ve already offered our list of the best Netflix, Amazon and YouTube football documentaries and movies to watch during coronavirus isolation.
Now it’s time to offer some help with regards to the best audio football content to binge on.
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With that said, he’s what you should be listening over the next few months.
Quickly Kevin; will he score? The 90s Football Show
If you’ve not listened to Quickly Kevin, then a couple of immediate reactions.
First, where have you been? Second, wow – jealous of all the listening hours you have ahead of you.
This evergreen content will have you in stitches even if you’ve never watched a minute of football from the 90s.
On Monday March 23, 2020, Quickly Kevin started their new series, with impeccable timing for isolation.
Simply a must listen if you experienced the 90s!
That Peter Crouch Podcast
Now retired, Peter Crouch fronts the most listened to podcast on the BBC.
While the England international tells plenty of stories about his days as a professional, the general banter on the show is the secret to its success.
If you’ve never listened before, start from the beginning and enjoy the journey with one of the Premier League’s great characters.
Presented by Michael Cox and Ali Maxwell, this podcast from The Athletic dives into the world of football systems, tactics and historical trends.
Episodes include the tactical evolution of Jurgen Klopp, how the 7-1 affected Brazilian football and a great show on goalscoring keepers.
The Ornstein & Chapman Podcast
Sticking with content produced by The Athletic, David Ornstein and Mark Chapman host a weekly show on the latest football news, transfers and scoops.
There are also a handful of interviews to listen to, including sit-downs with Gordon Taylor and Damien Comolli.
This show comes out on general release on a Tuesday.
Every morning, except for Sunday, the BBC Radio 5 live Football Daily is available to enjoy.
This podcast wraps up the best news reports, features and interviews from the BBC sport network.
During this period dominated by the coronavirus, this is a good source to follow all the updates on when football may restart.
The Second Captains Podcast
The superb Irish podcast hosted by Eoin McDevitt, Ciáran Murphy and Ken Early.
Britons looking for another perspective during coronavirus isolation will enjoy this witty, considered and easy-listening content.
Regular weekly shows released.
The Totally Football Show with James Richardson
The Muddy Knees Media production brings together some of the best journalists in European football.
Host James Richardson is also on point with the puns – although listeners will have to see what type of content the show produces during this hiatus.
Guardian Football Weekly
Max Rushden and Barry Glendenning are joined by football journalists to chew over the latest goings-on in the Beautiful Game.
The Guardian are able to call upon their journalists and foreign contacts to offer insight into how coronavirus is affecting the game around the globe.
If you’re interested in world football, however, the BBC World Service has the show for you.
Hosted by Mani Djazmi, World Football goes to places to most other podcasts don’t reach.
Released every Friday, this show also has a giant backlog of interviews to listen to.
Men in Blazers
The longest-running and best football podcast from America, hosted by ex-Englishmen Roger ‘Roge’ Bennett and Michael ‘Davo’ Davies.
Funny, always good to listen to, and produced by obvious football diehards.
Released on Wednesdays, special pods often pop up on your feed too.
The Price of Football
A niche podcast for those who love football, economics and business.
Hosted by Kevin Day, the gem of this show is Kieran Maguire – who is likely to be very busy in the next few months as he’s an expert in football finance.
Listen if you want to learn about how will football clubs run during the coronavirus pandemic? What happens to the TV contracts? And what’s the impact on football’s sponsors?
The Game Football Podcast
A weekly podcast from the Times, hosted by Natalie Sawyer and Gregor Robertson.
Like many of their competitors in the podcast industry, The Game looks to cover all the latest news from the world of football.
The Indy Football Podcast
If you’re a fan of the I newspaper, then you’ll probably enjoy their football podcast.
Host Luke Brown can be found chatting to the paper’s leading football reports including Miguel Delaney.
There are plenty of Fantasy Premier League podcasts about but this one is both entertaining and helps you build a better FPL team as well!
Alon and Walsh are two American obsessives about Fantasy Premier League and show a quite insane level of knowledge about the English top flight.
Impressively, they are continuing to podcast during the Corona Virus era, despite the lack of Fantasy Premier League to plan for.
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