by Stuart Chandler
If you're missing the analysis and witty banter of sporting talking heads, we have a way to make up for the current lack of games being broadcast on TV and radio.
There are a wealth of sports-related podcasts available for free online, whether you're a football fanatic or go wild for WWE. Here are 12 of the best.
That Peter Crouch Podcast
Peter Crouch, Tom Fordyce and Chris Stark bring you a 12 part guide on how to become a professional footballer.
Quickly Kevin: will he score?
A series in which 1990s football aficionado, Josh Widdicombe, is joined by friends, and fellow '90s experts, co-host Chris Scull and ‘Director of Podcast’ Michael Marden, as the trio embark on a tour of niche football topics within the period between January 1990 and December 1999.
The Scotsman has launched a new documentary series charting the dark history of sectarianism around Scottish football. The six-part series will talk to former players, managers and fans, to get to the root of the thorny issue. Listen now via Entale or wherever you get your podcasts.
The Football Ramble Daily
In 2007, The Football Ramble was born out of Luke Moore, Pete Donaldson, Marcus Speller and Jim Campbell’s passion for the most popular sport in the world, and their inability to take themselves too seriously. Since then, the boys have come a very long way - from a best-selling book to sold out live shows.
The Football Ramble’s irreverent takes on football have clearly resonated with other fans of the sport. Now, The Football Ramble becomes Football Ramble Daily - featuring brand new shows and voices Monday through Saturday. Throughout the week, expect new episodes from The Ramble, Jules & Andy, Ramble Meets… On The Continent, The Preview Show, and The Blizzard.
Cultaholic provides daily coverage of WWE (WWE Raw, WWE SmackDown Live, WWE NXT, WWE NXTUK and 205 Live), AEW All-Elite Wrestling, NJPW, ROH and more, with news updates, reviews, highlights, predictions, reactions, documentaries and much, much more. New podcasts every day.
Sky Sports Cricket Podcast
Jos Buttler joins Rob Key, Nasser Hussain and Mike Atherton for the first of the new lockdown series, to give his insights into a range of topics, including the impact of coronavirus, the IPL, and that unforgettable Ashes duel between England’s Jofra Archer and Australia’s Steve Smith.
Match Of The Day Top 10
Match of the Day’s Gary Lineker, Alan Shearer and Ian Wright bring their insight, wit and wisdom to a new podcast series. In episode one, they discuss the greatest captains of the Premier League era, and in episode two they debate their top 10 strikers of the Premier League. Will anyone topple Shearer, who remains the leading goalscorer in Premier League history, with 260 goals?
Beyond The Grid
Beyond The Grid is the new weekly F1 podcast that brings you unique, personal conversations with the biggest names in the sport, from current superstar drivers to leading team bosses, and legendary figures from history.
The Final Furlong
In association with At The Races and the Betfair Exchange, join Emmet Kennedy and an array of special guests for in-depth interviews and discussions of the key talking points from the world of the racing industry twice a week.
The Tennis Podcast
Catherine Whitaker and David Law love tennis. They love talking, debating and making predictions about it. And that is what The Tennis Podcast is - a conversation between two people about a sport they love. A conversation that anyone can listen to.
A podcast to kickstart your day, as the hosts nail the biggest talking points in sport, with plenty of punchy personality and opinion. Join the team every weekday morning for big sporting stories and laughs.
The TIRED Women Of Sport Podcast
With the global popularity of women’s sports, GiveMeSport brings you The Tired Women In Sports podcast - which discusses trending sport topics on-and- off the field of play, in our homes, and also around the world - including coronavirus.