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The Back Pass Podcast

An Australian football (read: soccer) podcast hosted by journalist Zanda Wilson. Your home of the weirdest stats, most unbelievable stories and best bits of pub trivia you might have missed from home and abroad.

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#10 | Post-lockdown football returns, plus grassroots football differences: Aus vs UK

The pod gets its first international guest, as Tom Overs joins Zanda Wilson to chat about football coming back following the height of the coronavirus crisis.


15 Jun 2020

Rank #1

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#9 | Coronavirus crisis & playing backup keeper to Andrew Redmayne

Nik Gorell joins Zanda Wilson to chat about the affect of COVID-19 on football, plus how do you fix the Central Coast Mariners, and what's it like playing with Sydney FC's Andrew Redmayne.


24 Mar 2020

Rank #2

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#8 | It's all about Arsenal as Liverpool fail to become invincible

Liverpool can no longer go the 2019/20 season invincible, so this week Robbie Carveth joins host Zanda Wilson to chat about Arsenal's greatest achievement.


10 Mar 2020

Rank #3

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#7 | The trials and tribulations of returning to sport after an injury lay-off

Lily Coleman joins host Zanda Wilson to chat about her comeback to soccer after an ankle reconstruction.


9 Feb 2020

Rank #4

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#6 | Why Man City aren't keeping to their usual standards, & the problem with big stadiums in the A-League

Host Zanda Wilson is joined by James Haga to analyse what's happening at Manchester City this season. Plus, the problems professional clubs face in Australia when using big stadiums.


12 Jan 2020

Rank #5

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#5 | Mid-Season EPL & A-League Wrap Up, plus; is it ever ok to celebrate against your old club?

Lyndall Whitby joins Zanda Wilson to analyse the latest from the EPL and A-League, the state of women's football, and to answer the question; is celebrating against your old club bad form?


10 Dec 2019

Rank #6

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#4 | Refereeing, rules & the raucous reality of life as young match official

Former NPL referee James Fowler joins host & local KDFRA referee Zanda Wilson to chat about some old war stories and why the retention rate of quality young referees is so low.


20 Nov 2019

Rank #7

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#3 | The true cost of Premier League injuries, Chelsea's youth make their mark & trouble in Turkey

Exercise Physiologist Pat Hughes joins Zanda Wilson to chat about football injuries and prevention. Also, we look at whether Chelsea are over-performing in the league, and jump into the podcast's most rogue pub trivia corner to date.


3 Nov 2019

Rank #8

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#2 | How to fix Man United, Euro Qualifiers & Perth Glory's training kit debacle

Ben Jacobs joins Zanda Wilson for his podcast debut to chat about his beloved Man United. Also, The Back Pass Podcast declares San Marino as its official international team, and why Perth Glory played in a horrific training kit over the weekend.


21 Oct 2019

Rank #9

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#1 | A-League Preview (Pilot)

In Episode #1 of The Back Pass Podcast, we look back at the last week or so in Europe, and look ahead to the 2018/19 A-League Season. Yep, there are some sound issues, but that's what a pilot is for, right?


8 Oct 2019

Rank #10