Series 1 Episode 8

Right then ladies and gents, apologies for the lack of preview but hell, we were working far too hard on delivering this rather frightful piece of radiophonic entertainment (frightful in terms of subject matter rather than quality, of course) in time for 9PM Friday! We have for you, as is befitting this time of year, […]

Series 1 Episode 7

We welcomed John McCarthy blogger and creator of to talk about this weeks chosen theme, gamesmanship. Chris Roberts brought us the latest Galactico (as detailed in the post below) which seemed, somehow, to segue nicely into an exploration of the links between the origins of the game and onanism. We spoke to Mike McNamee, Professor of […]

Series 1 Episode 6

So, last Friday we returned to our usual live studio action for a Clubs In Crisis special. We welcomed Tom Davies who pens The Sharp End column for When Saturday Comes and Scott Murray, Author and sports writer for The Guardian to the studio in an attempt to nail down exactly why so many football […]

Series 1 Episode 5

In this edition we welcome Darren Smith, who we booked for his knowledge as a Football Developement Officer and then he just so happened to be the rather experienced coach and manager of too. AC Paulista are the FA’s ‘flagship grassroots football club’, so Darren definitely knows what he’s talking about! We also interviewed Chris Evans, […]

Series 1 Episode 4

You can talk about barely scratching the surface with this one, but we hope we managed to squeeze enough in to this to justify its Latin American Special tagline. It seems there will be many more to come! We speak to Evertonian John Shearon of about their exchanges with other Evertons in South America, we chat […]

Series 1 Episode 3

In this edition we bring you Kris Stewart, founding chairman of AFC Wimbledon, Chris Taylor, writer, blogger and fan of FC United, there’s a wonderful piece from Stubbsy (sorry David) on his guilt with following ‘overdogs’ Arsenal and we get the third of our Galacticos courtesy of erm… Robertsy (sorry Chris). These training ground nicknames […]

Series 1 Episode 1

Cafe Calcio present the first in a new series of discussion shows, skilfully circumnavigating the bottomless conversational pit that is football without being swallowed whole. This week we talk to Garreth Cummins of the Football Supporters Federation, discuss goal line technology with Mr Agreeable aka David Stubbs, get the first of our Resonance Galacticos Courtesy […]

Resonance Galaticos

Title: Resonance Galaticos This is a short historical feature every week from Chris Roberts author of Football Voodoo on the real superstars of game, the ones without whom there would be no David Beckham, Cristiano Ronaldo, no Hello features, WAGS…