Coffee & Football
By Sebastian Alvarado
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The Coffee & Football podcast is a long-form conversation hosted by Sebastian Alvarado with guests including players & ex-players, club & league executives, media personalities, corporate brand directors, investigative journalists, agents, and thought leaders. Sebastian delves deep into the lives, careers, and personal perspectives of some of the most interesting and influential profiles involved in the game both on and off the pitch.
||CleanJim Trecker - Communications & Public Relations executive, ex NY Cosmos, US & Japan World Cup bids, Washington Diplomats, Soccer Hall of Fame||Jim Trecker is considered one of the most prominent communications and public relations professionals in US Soccer history. He has been involved as a journalist, administrator and communications maven at all levels of the game,||12/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean30) Bruce Bundrant - CEO & Founder Riviera Sports Marketing, ex Liverpool FC & AS Monaco executive||30) Bruce Bundrant - CEO & Founder Riviera Sports Marketing, ex Liverpool FC & AS Monaco executive||12/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean29) Michael Leavey - Head of Media, Marketing & CRM, Arsenal Football Club||29) Michael Leavey - Head of Media, Marketing & CRM, Arsenal Football Club||11/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean28) Joan Laporta - expresidente, FC Barcelona (*in Spanish)||28) Joan Laporta - expresidente, FC Barcelona (*in Spanish)||10/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean27) Grant Wahl - Senior Writer, Sports Illustrated & Correspondent, FOX Sports||27) Grant Wahl - Senior Writer, Sports Illustrated & Correspondent, FOX Sports||10/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean26) Martin "Coach Jake" Jacobson, Part II - Coach, Martin Luther King Jr., High School||26) Martin "Coach Jake" Jacobson, Part II - Coach, Martin Luther King Jr., High School||9/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean25) Martin "Coach Jake" Jacobson, Part I - Coach, Martin Luther King Jr., High School||25) Martin "Coach Jake" Jacobson - Coach, Martin Luther King Jr., High School||9/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean24) Joe Tacopina, Part II - Owner & President, Venezia FC & NYC Criminal Defense Attorney||24) Joe Tacopina, Part II - Owner & President, Venezia FC & NYC Criminal Defense Attorney||9/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean23) Joe Tacopina, Part I - Owner & President, Venezia FC & NYC criminal defense attorney||23) Joe Tacopina - Owner & President, Venezia FC & NYC criminal defense attorney||9/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean22) Arno Trabesinger - Managing Director Americas, FC Barcelona||22) Arno Trabesinger - Managing Director Americas, FC Barcelona||8/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean21) Christian Fuchs, Part II - Leicester City FC||21) Christian Fuchs, Part 2 - Leicester City FC||8/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean20) Christian Fuchs, Part I - Leicester City FC||20) Christian Fuchs, Part 1 - Leicester City FC||8/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean19) Pia Sundhage, Part II - ex Sweden & U.S. National Team coach, FIFA World Coach of the Year 2013||19) Pia Sundhage, Part 2 - ex Sweden & U.S. National Team coach, FIFA World Coach of the Year 2013||8/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean18) Pia Sundhage, Part I - ex Sweden & U.S. National Team Coach, FIFA World Coach of the Year 2013||18) Pia Sundhage, Part 1 - ex Sweden & U.S. National Team Coach, FIFA World Coach of the Year 2013||8/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit17) Kyle Martino - Premier League studio analyst, NBC Sports Group | Co-Owner, Real Mallorca||Kyle Martino is a retired professional player with a career that was cut short at 28 years old due to multiple serious injuries. He represented the Columbus Crew and LA Galaxy in the MLS, as well as the US National Team. After being forced into early.||3/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit16) Dennis Crowley - Founder & Chairman, Stockade FC | Co-Founder & Executive Chairman, Foursquare||Dennis Crowley is the Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Foursquare, a location based tech company that is used by more than 50 million people monthly across 100 countries. Previously, he founded Dodgeball, one of the first location-based mobile...||2/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit15) David Downs - ex Executive Director of USA World Cup Bid Committee; ABC Sports; Univision; NASL||David Downs is one of the most prominent executives in US Soccer history with a career spanning over three decades. Today his involvement with the game is mainly spent coaching youth teams just north of NYC in Westchester County. Most recently he...||1/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit14) Ibrahim Ba - Ex Professional & French National Team Player||Ibrahim Ba is a retired professional player with a career spanning over 17 years. Teams included Le Havre, Bordeaux, AC Milan, Perugia, Olympique Marseille, Bolton Wanderers, Cayku Rizespor in Turkey, and Djurgården in Sweden. Currently he is working..||12/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit13) Jimmy Conrad - Ex Professional Player & Media Profile||Jimmy Conrad is a retired professional player with a career spanning over 13 years. Teams included San Jose Earthquakes, Kansas City Wizards, Chivas USA and a brief, albeit fascinating spell, at Lech Poznań in the Polish top Ekstraklasa league. Afte||11/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit12) Alejandro Guido - Professional Player, Club Tijuana Xoloitzcuintles (Xolos)||Alejandro Guido is an American professional player who plays for Club Tijuana Xoloitzcuintles (Xolos) in Liga MX, the top league in Mexico. He has represented the U.S. National Team at the U17, U18, U20, and U23 levels. Born in San Diego, CA, in...||9/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit11) Jérôme de Bontin - Businessman & Football Administrator||Originally from Paris, France, Jérôme is one of the most prominent football minds in the U.S. After graduating from Amherst College, MA, he started his career on Wall Street, which laid the foundation for a long and successful career in finance. His..||9/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit10) Declan Hill - Investigative Journalist/Academic, World's #1 match-fixing & corruption expert||Declan Hill is an investigative journalist and academic. He specializes in the study of organized crime, match-fixing, and international issues. He was the first journalist to break the story of Asian match-fixing gangs linked to the multi-billion...||8/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit09) Heath Pearce - Ex Professional Player & Media Profile at KICK||Heath Pearce is a recently retired player with a professional career spanning over 10 years Today he is a media profile, working as a presenter, creator and host on KICK, one of the largest independent football channels on YouTube with over 1.4...||8/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit08) Baky Soumare - Ex Professional & Mali National Team player||Bakary “Baky” Soumare is a former professional player with a career spanning almost ten years, he represented MLS teams Chicago Fire, Philadelphia Union, Montreal Impact and FC Dallas, US Boulogne in Ligue 1 & 2 (France), and Karlsruher SC in Germa.||7/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit07) Bruce Grobbelaar - Ex-Professional Player, Liverpool Legend & Goalkeeper Coach at Ottawa Fury||Bruce Grobbelaar is a former Zimbabwe international footballer who is most known for his time at Liverpool FC between 1981 and 1994. Born in South Africa, Grobbelaar grew up in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), before moving to Canada and the Vancouver...||7/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit06) Anton Hysén - Swedish media profile & proud gay footballer||Anton is a Swedish media personality and football player who in 2011 gained global attention when he came out as gay. He was the first high-profile Swedish footballer to make the announcement and the second active professional player in the world to...||7/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit05) Erik Stover - Chief Operating Officer, New York Cosmos||Erik Stover is the Chief Operating Officer of the New York Cosmos. Originally from Williamsport, PA, Erik is one of the most prominent sports executives in the country with a career spanning over 20-years. He has been in senior management positions...||7/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit04) Angus McNab - VP of Content, Opta/Perform Group||Angus is the VP of Content at Perform Group, the parent company of Opta, the world’s leading sports data provider. A native of Scotland, Angus has been with Opta since late 2010 and has vast experience working with leagues, governing bodies &...||6/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit03) Dax McCarty - New York Red Bulls, Team Captain||In this episode, the third in the series, Dax speaks about his life and career journey, from his upbringing in Florida to where he is today as the captain of the New York Red Bulls, living in downtown Manhattan. At 29 years old he is a veteran of the.||6/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit02) Remy Cherin - Players' Agent, Remington Ellis Management||Remy is a FIFA licensed Players’ Agent and the Founder of Remington Ellis Management. In this second episode, Remy takes us through the intricacies of being a players’ agent, we discuss his journey from starting as a ticket sales rep at Madison...||6/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit01) Alecko Eskandarian - New York Cosmos Assistant Coach, ex professional player||Alecko is the Assistant Coach of the New York Cosmos in the North American Soccer League (NASL). Prior to joining the Cosmos he was the Youth Technical Director at Philadelphia Union. He is a former MLS professional having played for D.C. United...||6/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit00) Introduction to Coffee & Football||A long-form conversation hosted by Sebastian Alvarado with guests including players & ex-players, club & league executives, media personalities, corporate brand directors, investigative journalists, agents, and thought leaders. Each week Sebas...||6/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Best Soccer Pod on the Planet
Always interesting and insightful. Great conversations about the beautiful game!
Nothing like it
Sebastian’s doing very important work with this podcast. It’s insightful, fun, and more in depth than I could’ve imagined.
Great work and hope to see this guy have his own show on ESPN one day.
Best soccer podcast
Good 'blend' of player, coach and executive long form interviews faciliated elegantly by Sebastian.