Biased Bruddas PodcastOct 16, 2021
Camara David - Becoming CFU General Secretary, Benefitting from the FIFA Masters, New Football Perspective
Jomo and Dav talked with the General Secretary of the Caribbean Football Union, Camara Mackenson David, and got some insightful information on the FIFA/CIES Masters, the TT Super League, his time at the TTFA and his football perspective from an administrative position. Follow us on Twitter @Football4tress and on Instagram @thefootballfourtress. Also watch this episode on YouTube via TF4TV.
A Humbling Weekend | PL Matchweek 6 Review
Chelsea and Man Utd were humbled after their confident (and greasy) start to the season, while Arsenal finally got the better of Tottenham in the North London Derby. Dav, Jadiel, Ramia, Jon, Saiyada and Randy discussed the weekend's events || TIMESTAMPS:
00:00 Intro |
01:29 Arsenal win the North London Derby |
06:30 Have Arsenal now surpassed Spurs? |
09:09 What next for Arsenal? |
15:44 Tuchel got it wrong vs City |
19:29 Is Lukaku a small team bully? |
21:37 City's win means a lot to them |
24:29 Chelsea missed Mount's creativity |
30:48 United humbled by Villa |
32:45 Was Villa's goal offside? |
35:23 United made bad decisions in the final third |
39:34 United aren't fixing their biggest problem |
41:42 Social media has made football soft (Bruno's apology) |
45:13 Saiyada's rant |
51:53 Ole doesn't know how to utilize his players |
57:13 Outro |
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Football Week in Review/Weekend Preview
Jomo, Ramia, Jon, Dav and Osei reviewed the past week's action and previewed their teams' games for the upcoming weekend ||
00:00 Intro |
01:03 Man Utd: Tale of two Hams |
11:39 Chelsea look like champions |
20:29 Arsenal to beat Spurs? |
26:24 PL youngsters suffering from burnout? |
27:27 Arsenal lack creativity |
32:02 Mane better Salah? |
35:42 Should Klopp rotate more this season? |
39:00 Should Levi García have been sent off? |
43:53 Leon Bailey looks exciting |
46:31 Suriname Vice-President balling in the Concacaf League |
47:41 Messi pissed after being subbed off |
50:26 Outro |
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Lukaku Completes Chelsea | PL Matchweek 4 Review
Big Romelu Lukaku had a warm (second) homecoming at Stamford Bridge as he netted twice to lead Chelsea to a comfortable 3-0 win against Aston Villa. With the Belgian striker now on 3 goals for the season, it's evident that Chelsea have found the clinical striker they were looking for, and they can now confidently compete for the league title with a complete squad. Jadiel, Dav, Ramia, Randy and Jared discuss. Follow us on Twitter @Football4tress, on Instagram @thefootballfourtress, and subscribe to TF4TV on YouTube. You can also join the conversation by sending in a voice message. Come and be a part of the vibes!
Ronaldo Could Hold Utd Back | PL Matchweek 4 Review
Cristiano Ronaldo made his second Man Utd debut in the Premier League in a 4-1 victory over Newcastle, with the Portuguese legend scoring a brace. But at what cost? WIll Utd now become too dependent on him like Madrid and Juve did? Or can the Red Devils' young talents continue to shine? Jadiel, Jared, Randy, Ramia and Dav discuss. Follow us on Twitter @Football4tress, on Instagram @thefootballfourtress, and subscribe to TF4TV on YouTube. You can also join the conversation by sending in a voice message. Come and be a part of the vibes!
New Month, New Arsenal | PL Matchweek 4 Review
The turn of September proved to be fruitful for Arsenal as they finally got their first win of the season against Norwich. Our Arsenal lads here are still for Arteta out. Unjust? Or does Arteta need more time? Jadiel, Jared, Randy, Ramia and Dav discuss. Follow us on Twitter @Football4tress, on Instagram @thefootballfourtress, and subscribe to TF4TV on YouTube. You can also join the conversation by sending in a voice message. Come and be a part of the vibes!
Transfer Talk: Chelsea Had a Smart Transfer Window
Chelsea filled their key positions and offloaded enough players to form another team. With one of the best net-spend values in the Premier League, their smart business deals have made them a financial juggernaut in Europe. Dav, Saiyada, Jon, Ramia and Randy discuss. Follow us on Instagram @thefootballfourtress and on Twitter @Football4tress. Subscribe to TF4TV on YouTube. Also be part of the conversation by sending in a voice message.
Transfer Talk: Atletico are Scammers; PSG Won the Window; Barca in the Mud
In part 2 of our Transfer Talk segment, the team discuss Atletico Madrid's 5D chess move against Barcelona in which they re-acquired Antoine Griezmann (on loan) at the club. They also discuss PSG's magnificent window, as well as Barca's bad luck in the transfer market. Follow us on Instagram @thefootballfourtress and on Twitter @Football4tress. Subscribe to TF4TV on YouTube. Also be part of the conversation by sending in a voice message.
Transfer Talk: Ronaldo Will Lead Man Utd to the PL Title
Our annual transfer special is here! We had a lot of BIG moves in this year's summer window - including a certain Portuguese #7. Dav, Saiyada, Jon, Ramia and Randy discuss Ronaldo's expected impact on Man Utd and more. Follow us on Twitter @Football4tress and on Instagram @thefootballfourtress. Also be part of the discussion by sending in a voice message.
PL Matchweek 2 Review (Part 2): United Fall Short; Liverpool Cruise to Victory
In the second half of our two-part episode, the lads tackled Man United's issues in their draw away to Southampton as well as Liverpool's comfortable win over Burnley at Anfield. Follow us on Twitter @Football4tress and on Instagram @thefootballfourtress. Also subscribe to TF4TV on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdUSILtDSqkM61frL2yORIA
PL Matchweek 2 Review (Part 1): Arsenal vs Chelsea
In the first half of this two-part episode, the lads discuss the big London derby at the Emirates where Chelsea truly schooled Arsenal, beating the Gunners for the first time since December 2019. Follow us on Twitter @Football4tress and on Instagram @thefootball4tress. Also subscribe to TF4TV on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdUSILtDSqkM61frL2yORIA
Premier League Matchweek 1 Review
The Premier League is back with a BANG as goals flew in across top-flight grounds all across England on opening weekend. Man Utd battered Leeds 5-1, Arsenal were stunned by a 2-0 defeat to Bournemouth, Chelsea comfortably saw off Palace 3-0 and Liverpool followed suit with three fine goals against Norwich. Honourable highlight to Spurs, who beat the champions, Man City, 1-0 at home. Dav, Kirdell, Ramia, Randy, Saiyada, Jadiel and Jomo review the weekend's action.
Premier League 2021/2022 Preview
Premier League football is finally back! Teams are stronger, fans have returned and everything is looking well ahead of the new season. Dav, Jadiel, Jon and Ramia preview the campaign with their general expectations, individual club expectations (Arsenal, Man Utd, Chelsea), the impact of the new transfers, breakout stars for the season, and predictions for the top six & the relegated trio. Follow TF4 on Twitter - @Football4tress ; and on Instagram - @thefootballfourtress.
"Financial Fair Play is a Farce"
Traditional big clubs, and now the modern Big 6, have been able to remain (or become) big clubs because of huge financial investment from wealthy owners. But this just makes life harder for the smaller clubs, as they struggle to play catch-up with the money giants. Dav, Jon, Saiyada and Pru welcomed the guys from Gentlemen FPL (John, Renwyn and Akil) to discuss Financial Fair Play and its impact on European football. [Also listen to part 1 of this episode - "Champions League Review"]. Follow Gentlemen FPL on Instagram - @gentlemen_fpl. And follow Corner Flag Talk on Instagram and Twitter - @cornerflagtalk. Also follow us on Instagram and Facebook - @thefootballfourtress.
Champions League Final - Review: Man City 0-1 Chelsea
In the most solid way possible, CHELSEA claimed the Champions League title for the second time. There was a big cast to talk about this year's final. Dav, Jonathan, Saiyada, Pru and Jomo discussed with a few guests from the Gentlemen's FPL Club - Renwyne, Akil and John (also from Corner Flag Talk).
Follow the Gentlemen's Club on Instagram - @gentlemen_fpl.
Follow Corner Flag Talk on Instagram and Twitter - @cornerflagtalk.
Champions League Final - Preview: Man City vs Chelsea
It all comes down to this. Passion, spirit, determination... seeds planted with the hope of picking the most coveted fruit in Europe's premier garden of splendor. Manchester City... Chelsea. A chance to make their mark on history; who will grab the pen? Dav and Randy preview the Champions League's third all-English final; giving their expectations, predicted lineups and who their money's on to win.
[Intro theme music: MU Asif 24]
Europa League Final - Review: Villareal vs Man Utd
The flame of a very exciting Europa League season was extinguished last Wednesday as Villareal scripted a classic underdog story to beat Manchester United 11-10 on penalties. Both sides were locked at 1-1 after extra-time and the penalty shootout was decided by both goalkeepers, as David de Gea's kick from the spot was saved by Rulli. But Man Utd made it hard for themselves on themselves by being too complacent. Dav and Randy broke down the events from 2021's edition of Spain vs England.
Should Women Get Equal Pay?
In the current landscape of modern football, the women's game is becoming more and more popular. Every top club is heavily investing in their women's teams. Given the success of women's football at both club and international level, should women be paid the same salaries as their male counterparts? Dav, Jadiel, Saiyada and Pru dive into this topic.
The European Super League May Not Be a Bad Thing
WE ARE BACK and back with a bang! This episode may be a long one, but it's worth it!
With the invasion of the new European Super League, the football world has gone into uproar as fans and stakeholders and divided on opinions regarding the true essence of football. But will the Super League ruin football? Will the money-hungry intentions backfire on the founding clubs? Will the new NBA-style format take away from the magic of the game? Dav, Jon, Kirdell, Saiyada, Ramia, Jomo, Randy, Prudence and Jadiel have their say, along with some reactions from you, the listeners.
"Liverpool are the Worst PL Champions Ever"
With their 2-0 loss to Everton at Anfield, Liverpool have suffered their 4th consecutive home defeat and now sit in 6th place, 19 points behind leaders Man CIty, after 25 games. How do Klopp's men approach the rest of the season from here? Liverpool fan, Jomo, vents his frustration to Dav, Jon, Saiyada, Ramia and Randy.
After 15 mins, the conversation shifts to Man Utd, discussing their victory over Newcastle and more.
Watch this episode on TF4TV: https://youtu.be/vnBQF4gYDcg
Fenwick Got It Wrong - USMNT 7-0 T&T
Hey listeners! We are BACK AGAIN for the first episode of 2021, so Happy Hew Year (and Merry Christmas, since we missed that too). In this episode, Dav, Jadiel, Saiyada, Pru, Ramia and Randy discuss Trinidad & Tobago's heavy loss to USA on January 31st, what went wrong on the night and what is wrong with T&T as a nation on the whole.
Machel Cedenio - Rio Olympics 2016, Training in a Pandemic, Life as an Adidas Athlete
Dav and Jomo welcomed a guest of a different nature on the pod (as other sports besides football actually exist) and it's none other than Trinidadian Olympian, Machel Cedenio! Machel talked about how he copes and trained during a year where the Tokyo Olympics was postponed, his big race in the 400m Final at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, what it's like being an Adidas athlete, and more!
Arsenal Jose'd By Spurs, Chelsea & Utd Come Back, Liverpool Rampant - PL GW 11
Arsenal received a proper schooling from Jose Mourinho's tricky Spurs in the North London Derby and Jadiel wasn't pleased. Dav, Jadiel, Kirdell, Jon, Ramia and Jomo discuss Arsenal's beating, impressive recoveries from Chelsea and Man Utd against Leeds and West Ham (respectively), and Liverpool's 4-0 drubbing at home to Wolves.
Jabari Mitchell - Captaining T&T U20s, Winning the League with NAPS & More!
On this special episode, Dav welcomed his secondary school friend and former team-mate, Jabari Mitchell, to discuss his career so far alongside Jomo. Jabari gave insight on his time leading the National U20 team, his experience leading Naparima College to Premier League victory, winning the National U14 title and more!
Alvin Jones - THAT Goal Against USA, Playing in MLS & More
Particularly known for his infamous 40-yard belter that denied the USA a place at the 2018 World Cup, Real Salt Lake defender Alvin Jones joined Dav and Jomo for this special episode. He gave insight on his big goal, his time in America after scoring against the Americans and a lot more!
PL Returns: Action After the International Break
The Premier League is finally back after the last international break for 2020, and it seemed like it never left. Gameweek 9 gave us the highly-anticipated showdown between Jose and Pep, Chelsea's tricky trip to Newcastle, Man United's ongoing penalty fortunes, and Liverpool's surprise thumping of Leicester.
Jomo, Dav, Jon and new boy, Kirdell, unpack the action from a thrilling weekend. Saiyada enters the fray 44 minutes in to discuss Harry Maguire, Man Utd's struggles, and predictions for next week.
Aubrey David - Winning the CONCACAF League, Switching From Guyana to T&T, Gold Cup 2019
Dav and Jomo welcomed an esteemed guest on the pod in Aubrey David, the first (and only) Trinbagonian player to win the CONCACAF League. Aubrey talked about the experience with his Costa Rican club - Deportivo Saprissa; his time playing at the national level for both Guyana and T&T; the disappointing campaign at the 2019 Gold Cup; and MORE!
Man Utd & Chelsea Win Big
Both Man Utd and Chelsea needed to come from behind to beat Everton (3-1) and Sheffield Utd (4-1) respectively. Randy, Jon, Saiyada and Dav review the action.
Kenwyne Jones - Playing in the Prem, World Cup 2006, Almost Joining Liverpool
Jomo and Dav welcomed a very, very special guest on the podcast in former Sunderland striker and T&T captain, Kenwyne Jones. Kenwyne gave insight on his time in the Premier League, playing in the FA Cup final, being at the 2006 World Cup, almost joining Liverpool, and MORE!
PL GW 7 Review: Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea, Spurs
Dav, Jadiel and Jomo discuss the events of Gameweek 7 as Arsenal won at Old Trafford, Liverpool recovered to beat West Ham, Chelsea dominated Burnley, and Tottenham edged Brighton.
Footballers are "Overvaluing Popularity & Undervaluing Capacity"
Toxic social media and chasing the bag are hurting this generation of footballers as they tend to lose their way and their vision becomes diminished. Ramia, Saiyada and Dav discuss.
Harry Maguire clearly watched too much WWE as a kid. His Hulk Hogan-esque headlock on Azpilicueta would've made the big guy himself proud. Dav, Ramia, Jomo, Darren and Saiyada discuss the Maguire incident, as well as their thoughts on a rather dead 0-0 between Man Utd and Chelsea.
Real Madrid School Barca in El Clasico
After Real Madrid's impressive 3-1 win over Barcelona in El Clasico, Dav, Jomo and Ramia discuss the action with Darren (Barca) and Kerron (Real Madrid).
Weslie John - Playing Abroad, COVID Experience & Time With the National Team
Jomo and Dav chatted with FK Jelgava defender, Weslie John, about life as a professional outside of Trinidad, how the COVID-19 pandemic affected him, and his appearances for Trinidad & Tobago at youth and senior level.
Champions League Matchday 1 Review
THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE IS BACK and there were some very juicy games (as well as some dead ones). Randy, Ramia and Dav discuss the action and their respective side's performance.
Pickford Challenge NOT a Red Card & More PL Drama
Gameweek 5 of the Premier League displayed more referee and VAR drama, this time surrounding Jordan Pickford and Virgil Van Dijk; Man Utd finally won convincingly; Chelsea slipped a 3-1 HT lead; Arsenal lacked urgency; and Spurs bottled again. Dav, Jadiel, Jomo, Ramia, David and Kyle discuss the weekend's madness.
Top 10 Transfers of the Summer Window
Dav, Ramia, Randy and Darren debated their top 10 transfers from the 2020 summer transfer window, which had a few surprising picks. Who will be the best signing of the season?
Dexter Cyrus - TTFA/FIFA Opinions, Impact of COVID on PFCC FC, and Managing an Academy
Jomo and Dav welcomed Dexter Cyrus (Head Coach of Point Fortin Civic Centre FC) to the pod and Dexter expressed his views on the TTFA/FIFA situation and what that means for national players, discussed how COVID-19 has impacted his Point Fortin team, and talked about his other life as an academy manager.
Discussing the TTFA/FIFA Drama (w/ Lasana Liburd)
In the heat of the TTFA/FIFA fiasco, Dav, Jomo and Jadiel talk with Wired868 journalist, Lasana Liburd, about the situation and what could be next for Trinidad & Tobago football.
Man Utd & Liverpool BATTERED
This Premier League season keeps getting weirder and weirder as Man Utd were hammered 6-1 by Tottenham at Old Trafford, and Aston Villa shocked the world with a 7-2 romping over Liverpool. Dav. Jadiel, Randy, Kyle, Jon, Saiyada, Cameron and Stephen unpack those two big games, as well as the improvement of Arsenal and Chelsea.
What Barcelona Need to Progress As A Club
FC Barcelona have taken a lot of Ls in recent years - from poor Board decisions to embarrassing performances on the pitch. Barca fan, Darren, talks on what Barca need to rise up and move forward with Jomo, Dav and Ramia.
Champions League Draw & Expectations
As this season's Champions League groups are finally known, Dav, Jomo, Ramia, Pru, Randy and (special guest) Darren break down each group and give their expectations for the upcoming campaign.
Resolving the Handball Madness in the Prem
Gameweek 3 of this season's Premier League has been heavily raided by handball decisions [by referees]. Dav, Randy, Ramia and Mubarak discuss the accuracy of these decisions and what they mean for the Prem. Also listen to this episode's pre-cursor, "The Most BIZARRE PL Weekend Ever".
The Most BIZARRE PL Weekend Ever
From a penalty scored after full-time to Robertson assisting Lacazette, Gameweek 3 produced some moments we've never seen before, and probably won't ever see again. Dav, Ramia, Randy, Jadiel, Jomo and Mubarak discuss the weekend's bizarre events.
PL GW 2 Review: Man Utd, Arsenal & Chelsea vs Liverpool
Man Utd need depth, Arsenal are too passive, Liverpool dominated Chelsea.
Dav, Jomo, Jadiel, Pru and new voices Ramia and David had their say on their sides' performance in gameweek 2.
Just Vibes: Premier League Gameweek 1
Chelsea underwhelming, Arsenal dominant, Liverpool lucky. Dav, Jomo, Pru, Phillip and (special guest) Jadiel analyze the action from a vibesy Premier League opening weekend.
Rising Tides: Premier League Forecast (2020/21)
In the first ever episode of the Biased Bruddas Podcast, Dav, John and Virgil team up for a The Football 4tress x Corner Flag Talk crossover episode to discuss what the new Premier League season can hold for Chelsea (Dav), Arsenal (John) and Man City (Virgil).