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Ian Darke

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Ian Darke Interview: ESPN Commentator Discusses His Career On The World's Stage

World Soccer Talk: Premier League, MLS, Champions League, EFL and more

Ian Darke chats with us to discuss that Landon Donovan goal call from the 2010 World Cup, the Aguero goal-call from 2012, challenges of commentating Euro 2020 games, differences in announcing for world feed vs. US audience, what an England victory at Euro 2020 would mean for his country, and much more.


30 Jun 2021

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ESPN’s Ian Darke and Anthony Crupi of Sportico

Sports Media with Richard Deitsch

Episode 147 of the Sports Media Podcast features two guests. First up is Ian Darke, the lead play-by-play commentator of ESPN’s soccer coverage. He will be in London this month calling UEFA EURO 2020 for ESPN. Darke is followed by Anthony Crupi, a sports media reporter for Sportico. In this podcast, Darke discusses the favorites for the tournament; calling the Euros from London’s Wembley Stadium and the IMG studios in London; the in-stadium protocols Darke has to follow because of COVID; how he preps for the tournament; why Poland is the toughest team for pronunciations; why the Floyd Mayweather-Logan Paul boxing exhibition was cynical and dangerous; stories from his contemporaries about sparring with all-time greats, and more.Crupi discusses the first round of the NBA playoffs averaging 3.06 million viewers, up 46% over 2020 and up 3% versus 2019; what the viewership numbers mean; why the second round of the NBA playoffs will be a significant viewership challenge for the NBA; the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs averaging a total audience of 642,000 viewers across NBC, NBCSN, USA, CNBC and digital outlets, up 6 percent 2020 but NHL’s least-watched first round since 2013; what those numbers mean; what the best viewership possibilities for the NHL, and more.You can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


9 Jun 2021

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Ep 2.91: USMNT previews (Jamaica/N.Ireland) + Ian Darke interview

Sam's Army

Bad Boy Blatter, Ives Galarcep shoutout and MLS schedule drop. Weekend roundup: Spurs bounce back, Arsenal/West Ham thriller & Lester's big FA Cup performance. USMNT ft preferred XI and what to watch for Jamaica and Northern Ireland games, plus where things stand for U23s in Olympic qualifying. Then Sam sits down with (Sir) Ian Darke to discuss Taylor Twellman's dad jokes, how commentating to an American audience has evolved over the years, which fellow announcer drank him under the table and I try to get him to recreate THAT magical WC10 call vs Algeria but with future WC22/WC26 winners.

1hr 19mins

25 Mar 2021

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Ian Darke | The Premier League years, Pompey and love of the game.

Football CFB: Unique Football Content

Ian joins Callum to discuss what it’s been like covering the premier league for so many years, his love of Portsmouth and football in general!


3 Nov 2020

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Voices of Football: Ian Darke

Voices of Football

Football and boxing commentator Ian Darke talks us through his career, starting from the days of boxing with Evander Holyfield, to Champions League Finals with BT SportSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


9 Oct 2020

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BT SPORT'S IAN DARKE + POMPEY CEO MARK CATLIN on Portsmouth, the return of Europe, and doing your homework | The British Football Podcast

The British Football Podcast

Play up, Pompey! We've got two men of a blue persuasion on the pod this week - Portsmouth CEO Mark Catlin and BT Sport commentator Ian Darke joined Gary Newbon MBE to chat about the Fratton Park club, Ian's return to the mic in Europe, and how important doing your homework is. Don't forget to subscribe to the pod for more insight!


5 Aug 2020

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Ian Darke

Cue Commentator

From boxing and athletics to football, Ian Darke is another iconic voice of sport across the generations. From bringing us classic boxing bouts on radio and TV to straddling the pond and covering football in both the UK and America, Ian soared to the top as a commentator and has remained there. Enjoy this entertaining listen as he tells Nick Heath about how he started out, how he continues to learn and what advice he would give to those wishing to follow his path - with plenty of laughs along the way.Follow Ian Darke on Twitter - https://twitter.com/IanDarkeFollow Nick Heath - https://twitter.com/nickheathsportFollow Cue Commentator - https://twitter.com/cuecommentatorPlease leave us a review on iTunes. We'll be your best friend.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 10mins

23 Jul 2020

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"Conversations With" - Ian Darke

Football Fourcast

Our first episode of "Conversations With" sees the fourcast team chat to Ian Darke - The World famous former Sky Sports and current BT Sport and ESPN Commentator.  He gives us his insight on England's previous World Cup struggles, COVID's impact on football as we know it and two untold truths never heard before.


29 May 2020

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Men in Blazers 05/27/20: With Ian Darke

Men In Blazers

Rog is joined by the Soundtrack to some of the most Iconic Moments in American Football History: Sir Ian Darke. Ian talks what it's like to call Bundesliga games from home and how horse racing from Florida has helped him through quarantine.


27 May 2020

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Ian Darke Special!

PO4cast: Pompey Podcast

BT Sport, ESPN commentator and lifelong Pompey fan Ian Darke joins the podcast with Hugh and Andy.We start by discussing how Ian became a Pompey fan before diving into his journey through sports journalism and then commentary. Finishing the season, reviewing the teams' performance and will Pompey be able to succeed in the Championship. - Staying objective when commentating the Pompey vs Arsenal game.- Commentating on the World Cup- Commentating the Landon Donovan’s goal for the USA in the 2010 World Cup and how it boosted football in the States. - How the MLS compares to the Championship- Can you script great commentary or is it all in the moment?- Reviewing Pompey’s season. - Need for a number 10? - Can we complete the season? What’s next for football? Subscribe/follow the podcast to find out when every episode is published. Play up Pompey!


17 Apr 2020