Former Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony talks about his search for a club, having to leave home after his dad wouldn’t let him follow his dream, and winning the Africa Cup of Nations. Paderborn captain Christian Strohdiek tells the team what it was like as they plunged down the divisions before racing back up to the Bundesliga. Manchester City’s Bernardo Silva talks about the birthday present that launched his football career.
A World Cup winner, Kasper Schmeichel and Alejandro Bedoya
USA international Jessica McDonald on winning the World Cup. Kasper Schmeichel remembers the good old days of playing street football as a kid. And following Alejandro Bedoya's recent comments about gun violence, should more footballers use their platform to make a political stand?
(Photo by Maja Hitij/Getty Images)
Ellis, Sin Bins and Salah
US Women's Head Coach Jill Ellis will leave her role at the end of October, after winning back to back World Cups. Host Mani Djazmi, former Chelsea winger Pat Nevin and World Cup winner Heather O'Reilly talk about her legacy. The English Football Association has introduced a 10 minute temporary dismissal for dissent, so the team discuss whether this would work in the professional game. Heather talks about the legacy of the US Women's coach Jill Ellis who will leave her role in October. The team discuss Liverpool men's and women's joint pre-season tour. We'll hear from Zimbabwe defender Alec Mudimu. The defender plays football in the Welsh Premier League for Cefn Druids but his main career is a youth worker in Manchester. Alec talks about how he helps young adults in the local area and his favourite moments from playing in this summer's African Cup of Nations. He even came back with Mo Salah's shirt after playing against Egypt in the opening match.
The good, the bad and Koscielny
Steve Crossman is joined by World Cup winner Heather O'Reilly and former Nigeria international Peter Odemwingie to discuss the week's big stories.
Peter defends Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny's refusal to travel on the club's preseason tour after the Gunners rejected the 33-year-old's transfer request and reveals Akon's Lonely was the soundtrack to his failed transfer to QPR.
Heather reflects on the US women's national team lifting back to back world titles.
Former Manchester United captain and England midfielder Paul Ince opens up about feeling isolated by the language barrier during his early days at Inter Milan.
And Daniel Rossbach from the Und Niemals Vergessen podcast explains why Union Berlin may have the only fans who can claim they bleed for their club as they prepare for the club prepares for its' first season in the Bundesliga.
(Photo: Laurent Koscielny during a training session. Credit: Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC/Getty Images)
AFCON 2019: Legends, dreamers and super fans
Kalusha Bwalya and Joseph Antoine Bell look back at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Plus, we meet super fan Alvin Zhakata who travelled from Cape Town to Cairo overland.
Presented by Mani Djazmi in Cairo. Photo: Algeria supporters cheer ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations match between Tanzania and Algeria (Getty Images)