Dummy: Interviews with smart people about soccer

Howler editor George Quraishi interviews soccer journalists, managers, players, and activists. Dummy is about everything except what happened on the field last week: the business, politics, history, personalities, and social issues that touch the world’s favorite game.

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DUMMY: The Poetic Magic of Lionel Messi


Bobby speaks to George about signing with the Harrisburg City Islanders of the USL and the fresh challenges of joining a new club. They are then joined by poet Rowan Ricardo Phillips, who attempts to describe the artistry of Messi’s play and personalit...


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 24 March 2016  41m
 
 

DUMMY: Multilevel Marketing in Sports and El Temo’s Imaginative Style


George and Bobby are joined by writer Mina Kimes to discuss her piece in ESPN the Magazine about AdvoCare and other controversial Multilevel Marketing schemes in the world of sports. They then speak to author Mark Haskell Smith to talk about his favori...


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 17 March 2016  31m
 
 

DUMMY: Blackburn Rovers and Khalida’s Story


In the spirit of Leicester City’s current Premier League run, George and Bobby are joined by Kristan Heneage to discuss the 1994–95 Blackburn Rovers championship-winning season and the state of the English game at the time and now. We then hear from Kh...


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 10 March 2016  50m
 
 

Behind Enemy Lines


This week on DUMMY, George and Bobby discuss the everyday realities of searching for a club as an unattached player. They are then joined by renowned soccer journalist Grant Wahl, who shares what it was like to cover FIFA’s presidential election. Final...


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 03 March 2016  49m
 
 

DUMMY: The Replacing Sepp Edition


This week on DUMMY George, David and Bobby discuss the upcoming FIFA presidential election. Then, on The Play, Yael Averbuch joins George and Bobby to dissect Tobin Heath’s goal against Canada in the final game of the CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Tourna...


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 25 February 2016  54m
 
 

DUMMY: The FBI vs FIFA Edition


This week on DUMMY, George and Bobby are joined by ESPN The Magazine Senior Writer Brett Forrest to discuss his new piece about how a few federal agents brought down the world’s biggest sport’s governing body.


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 18 February 2016  46m
 
 

DUMMY: Anfield Protests and Olympic Qualifiers


On this week’s DUMMY, David Goldblatt makes a long-awaited return to discuss the 77th-minute walkout by 10,000 Liverpool fans last weekend at Anfield. They were protesting a rise in ticket prices announced for next season, a decision the club has since...


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 11 February 2016  n/a
 
 

DUMMY: Gauging the Player Pool


This week on DUMMY, George is joined by youth soccer expert Brian Sciaretta from American Soccer Now to talk about two young players in the USMNT player pool turning heads abroad: Christian Pulisic, who just made his senior debut for Borussia Dortmund,...


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 04 February 2016  24m
 
 

DUMMY: Ciggys in the Shower, Playing out of the Back


This week on DUMMY, George and Bobby are joined by coach, scout and all around soccer savant Thomas Rongen to talk about the changing perceptions and requirements about the health and lifestyle choices of professional players. Then they’re joined by tw...


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 28 January 2016  25m
 
 

DUMMY: Benny Speaks, the Fall of World Soccer Daily


On this episode of DUMMY, George and Bobby are joined by former US international turned soccer broadcaster Brian Dunseth to discuss Benny Fenny Feilhaber’s recent comments about Jurgen Klinsmann’s team selections. Then, Howler’s David Yaffe-Bellany joi...


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 21 January 2016  1h1m