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Tariq Panja

13 Podcast Episodes

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Tariq Panja - Monday May 30


New York Times reporter Tariq Panja joins Gerard and Sam on Sportsday


30 May 2022

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Tariq Panja on Ukraine-Russia implications for football and Craig Foster on why Bielsa could revolutionise Australian football

Stan Sport Football

Craig Foster, Mark Bosnich and Vince Rugari are joined by New York Times journalist Tariq Panja (2:55) to discuss the football implications of the Russia-Ukraine situation, how FIFA have responded, what it could mean for Russian clubs, the national team and Chelsea's Russian owner.  Later the boys discuss Barcelona scoring 12 goals in a week (23:30), European football expert Lars Sivertsen joins to talk Liverpool beating Chelsea in the EFL Cup (27:35), Marcelo Bielsa's incredible impact on Leeds (34:10) and his potential impact on Australia (38:45). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


28 Feb 2022

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The Flavour of World Football - Tariq Panja

Rushden/Kavalee's Two Up Top Podcast

Ed speaks with Tariq Panja from the New York Times and his excellent book 'Football's Secret Trade: How the Player Transfer Market was Infiltrated' that he co-wrote with Alex Duff. They speak two year world cup, Tariq's long and storied career in football investigative journalism and an ownership model for Ed's new super league football club. One strong word involved.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


17 Jan 2022

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Episode 10 with Tariq Panja

The Football Pod

A World Cup every two years? Watching Lionel Messi get more chances against Neymar, Kylian Mbappé or the likes of Italy and England: Doesn’t that sound awesome? Or is it one of the worst ideas in football? Don’t we already have way too much football going on? Or have we long crossed the Rubicon in terms of choosing the pleasure of the viewers over the matchday fans? Why don’t the players have a seat at the table? Are we witnessing a Cold War of sorts between FIFA, UEFA and/or the clubs? What can we do about it all?Those are just some of the questions we posed to today’s guest, New York Times reporter Tariq Panja, who covers football and its opaque side from a global perspective. The London-based author of “Football’s Secret Trade” can often be found breaking some of the deeper and more sinister stories of football, offering a measured, but distinct set of opinions as well as a wide-ranging perspective on complex issues. Our discussion starts out with FIFA’s recent plans, spearheaded by Arsène Wenger, to implement a biennial World Cup. Tariq maps out the situation and discusses the underlying conflict between FIFA and UEFA as well as the inherent structural problems with the two federations. We discuss who would benefit from this idea and how feasible it is. Tariq offers us a look at the “new wind” in FIFA’s sails under Gianni Infantino and his appeal to non-traditional football powerhouses vs UEFA and CONMEBOL and what this means not only for the future but already for the present. If football’s Cold War has already started, are we just too busy (watching football) or just too disenchanted to try to untangle the deeper structural issues, or is there some hope on the horizon? Listen and find out from one of football journalism’s most authentic voices!


5 Oct 2021

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Tariq Panja, Russian round up

Capital Sports

New York Times' Global sports reporter Tariq Panja joins to discuss dark arts in the transfer market and FIFA's rationale for a biennial World Cip.Plus the BFF Quiz reloads after listening to Artem Dzyuba's change of heart.


26 Sep 2021

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Book Club: Football's Secret Trade – Tariq Panja


Have you ever wondered where substantial amounts of the money behind football's ridiculous transfer fees end up? Because the answer may surprise, confuse and alarm you! Kate and Jim are joined by author and journalist, Tariq Panja to discuss the murky world of football transfers and just how influential nondescript entities and figures looming in the shadows can be. Tariq, alongside co-writer Alex Duff, dug into the balance sheets and followed the money across Europe and South America over multiple years for their bestselling book, 'Football's Secret Trade. He talks us through who some of these individuals are and explains how they have earned hundreds of millions of euros from their financial and often political influence on the game.You can purchase Football's Secret Trade here!Search ‘Football Ramble’ on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.comPlease take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


19 Jul 2021

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Olympic and Euro 2020 developments with Tariq Panja

SportsPro Podcast

In this episode, The New York Times’ global sports reporter Tariq Panja returns to the podcast alongside SportsPro editor at large Eoin Connolly. The two look at the latest goings on for the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics and Euro 2020, as well as what the state of play is for the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Uefa and wider sport.    Then (41.48), Eoin speaks to Daniel Heal, partner and global head of sport at specialist risk consultancy Control Risks, to discuss sport's attitude to risk management, how that has changed over the past year and what needs to be done when approaching the subject. Music: Surf Inspector by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4447-surf-inspector License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

1hr 8mins

18 Mar 2021

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Tariq Panja on SEN Breakfast (07/05/20)

SEN Breakfast

Tariq Panja joins Garry Lyon and Tim Watson on SEN Breakfast


6 May 2020

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Coronavirus: the legal case - The New York Times’ Tariq Panja and Fladgate’s James Earl on the impact of Covid-19

SportsPro Podcast

Recorded before the postponement of Tokyo 2020 was confirmed, the New York Times’ sports news correspondent Tariq Panja joins editor at large Eoin Connolly and editorial director Michael Long to discuss the latest impact of the coronavirus pandemic (02:44). Then, James Earl, partner at Fladgate LLP, is on to give a legal perspective regarding the challenges being faced by the mass cancellations across sports (27:21). In part three, (48:12) Eoin, Mike and Tariq look at the bigger picture within the sports industry as the Covid-19 outbreak evolves.


25 Mar 2020

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Champions League Breakdown; Tariq Panja on UEFA’s Man City Ban

Planet Fútbol with Grant Wahl

Grant and Luis Miguel break down this week’s UEFA Champions League games, and Grant interviews Tariq Panja of the New York Times about UEFA’s stunning Man City ban, what comes next and what it could mean for the landscape of the European game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


20 Feb 2020