The Game World Cup Podcast

Natalie Sawyer brings you the premier football podcast from The Times, with the finest writers reviewing and previewing all the action from the World Cup in France 2019. You can subscribe to The Times and The Sunday Times to enjoy our award-winning journalism on your smartphone or tablet. Just search The Times online.

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Cameroon implode, England advance and Marta bows out


In the face of flying elbows, spitting, violent tackles and two threats to walk off the pitch, England defeated Cameroon to reach the knockout stages.   Natalie Saywer is joined by former England, Chelsea and West Ham defender Claire ...


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We pick Neville’s best England team


With three wins from three England have qualified for the knockout stages in style – but who will Phil Neville pick next? Natalie Sawyer is joined by former England, Chelsea and West Ham defender Claire Rafferty and from The Times and Sunday Times jour...


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LifeTimes with Fran Kirby


At the age of 14, Fran Kirby had to deal with the sudden and devastating death of her mother. The next day she went back to school, carrying on her life as normal until grief and depression hit her hard, leading her to give up football, the game she lo...


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Neville’s Japan dilemmas and Chile’s star goalkeeper


We are into the final round of group games in France and England have already qualified for the knockout stages. Natalie Sawyer is joined by former England, Chelsea and West Ham defender Claire Rafferty and Sunday Times journalist Rebecca Myers to anal...


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Should we move the goalposts?


It’s been a memorable few days at the Women’s World Cup in France. Natalie Sawyer digests it in the company of Molly Hudson, Rebecca Myers and Tottenham goalkeeper Chloe Morgan. The fall-out from the USA’s 13-0 victory over Thailand continues. Were t...


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The future of women’s football


The biggest World Cup in the history of women’s football is well underway, with the action in France already having a significant impact back in the UK. Natalie Sawyer is joined by two people who have been integral to the development of the women’s g...


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LifeTimes with Paul Pogba


In this new podcast series, LifeTimes, our leading writers have stepped away from the heat of the action to speak in-depth to some of the most famous athletes on the planet - starting in episode one with footballer Paul Pogba.   The France Wor...


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England survive Scotland scare but it’s just the beginning for France


France 2019 is in full swing and Natalie Sawyer is joined by Molly Hudson, Rebecca Myers and former Lioness Claire Rafferty to pore over the opening weekend’s action. England edge past Scotland in front of a record TV audience. How significant is tha...


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France 2019 World Cup preview


With the World Cup kicking off on Friday, Natalie Sawyer is joined by former England star Claire Rafferty, as well as Molly Hudson, Rebecca Myers and Matt Dickinson from the Times to preview arguably the most high-profile tournament in the history of w...


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In conversation with Caulkin


For those suffering Gab Marcotti withdrawal symptoms, we have a treat for you. And indeed a treat for Gab, as he sits down for a chat with one of his favourite writers, the northern sports correspondent for The Times – George Caulkin. Gab and George ...


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