State Of Play

Your one stop shop for all things football in the top 5 european leagues and the MLS

About the show

On the State of Play, we're bringing you (mostly) awesome insight into the world of football. Hosted by avid Milan Fan & Football content guy Matt Santangelo, Football Content Award winner Pet Berisha, and Soccer Showdown Host Martino Puccio, the show analyses the top 5 leagues in european football, with a sprinkle of MLS related content in there as well!

The show also brings you a player profile in every episode, making sure you find those unearthed gems before anyone else!

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Episodes

  • Episode 34: Chelsea Season Review With Alex Goldberg of "The Byline"

    March 28th, 2020  |  1 hr 8 mins
    bundesliga, football, la liga, ligue 1, mls, premier league, serie a, soccer

    Alex Goldberg of the Byline joins Matt and Martino to discuss Chelsea's season, the up and coming youngsters at the club and what to expect this coming summer in the Transfer Market!

  • Episode 33: Liverpool Season in Review and Milan Chat With Maxi Angelo!

    March 25th, 2020  |  56 mins 24 secs
    bundesliga, football, la liga, ligue 1, mls, premier league, serie a, soccer

    Maxi Angelo of Breaking the Lines, LFC Transfer Room and SempreMilan.com joins Martino Puccio and Matt Santangelo to discuss all things Liverpool and some Milan!

  • Episode 32: Roberto Rojas of Bein Sports, MLS Season & A Miguel Almiron Update!

    March 23rd, 2020  |  1 hr 10 mins
    bundesliga, football, la liga, ligue 1, mls, premier league, serie a, soccer

    Roberto Rojas of Bein Sports joins Martino and Matt to discuss the ongoing suspensions of football, what the European Leagues should do to combat it, how the MLS will handle the situation and a check up on how Miguel Almiron has played for Newcastle United!

  • Episode 31: Football Suspended!? Janusz Michallik Joins To Discuss Serie A, Polish Football and Much More!

    March 20th, 2020  |  52 mins 58 secs
    bundesliga, football, la liga, ligue 1, mls, premier league, serie a, soccer

    Janusz Michallik of ESPNFC joins Matt Santangelo and Martino Puccio to discuss the crazy times of the Coronavirus and what life is like without Football!

  • Episode 30: Marcus Rashford Injury, Erling Haaland's Debut, Ciro Immobile is On Fire & Rayan Cherki Profile

    January 21st, 2020  |  1 hr 12 mins
    bundesliga, football, la liga, ligue 1, mls, premier league, serie a, soccer

    Pet Berisha, Matt Santangelo and Martino Puccio are back to bring you all the latest talk on topics in European Football including English Premier League, Bundesliga and Serie A

  • Episode 29: CL Knockout Draw, Ancelotti to Everton, Kepa & Chelsea Plus Roberto Grosso Profiles Ionut Radu

    December 14th, 2019  |  1 hr 14 mins
    bundesliga, football, la liga, ligue 1, mls, premier league, serie a, soccer

    Matt Santangelo and Roberto Grosso dissect some of the top stories around Europe including, CL Draw, Ancelotti to Everton, Serie A and a player profile on Ionut Radu for our Goalkeeping guest Roberto Grosso!

  • Episode 28: Napoli's Crisis, Juventus Struggling, Manchester Derby, Messi's Greatness & How Does Mbappe Compare? Plus, Mason Greenwood Profile

    December 9th, 2019  |  51 mins 43 secs
    bundesliga, football, la liga, ligue 1, mls, premier league, serie a, soccer

    Pet Berisha and Matt Santangelo Discuss Napoli's Crisis, Juventus Struggles in general. Messi's Greatness & How Does Mbappe Compare? Plus, a Mason Greenwood Player Profile for all the Manchester United fans!

  • Episode 27: Emery out - Ljungberg in, Sarri Struggles, Ciro Immobile is on fire & a Moussa Djenepo Player Profile

    December 1st, 2019  |  57 mins 53 secs
    bundesliga, football, la liga, ligue 1, mls, premier league, serie a, soccer

    Pet Berisha and Matt Santangelo breakdown some of the top news and stories this week in the footballing world. From the sacking of Unai Emery at Arsenal, to the drama over in Turin with Sarri & Juventus, to top it all off Pet gives you a fantastic profile on Moussa Djenepo!

  • Episode 26: Pochettino Out-Mourinho In, City-Chelsea, Serie A Landscape & Azzurri, Profile: Ruslan Malinovskyi w/ Rocco Fasano

    November 26th, 2019  |  1 hr 30 mins
    bundesliga, football, la liga, ligue 1, mls, premier league, serie a, soccer

    Martino Puccio and Matt Santangelo are joined by Rocco Fasano as they discuss the firing of Mauricio Pochettino, City-Chelsea, the Serie A landscape and the Azzurri resurgence in the Euro 2020 Qualifiers. This weeks Player Profile is Ruslan Malinovskyi of Atalanta!

  • Episode 25: Top 5 Players to Watch in Ligue 1 in 2020 Ft. Mo Ali

    November 19th, 2019  |  56 mins 29 secs
    bundesliga, football, la liga, ligue 1, mls, premier league, serie a, soccer

    Pet Berisha, Martino Puccio and Mo Ali discuss Arsenal's ongoing saga with Unai Emery, Ligue 1 Football and specifically how Marseille are doing this campaign. Mo profiles Adil Aouchiche from PSG to top off the show!

  • Episode 24: Liverpool-City, Bayern-Dortmund, Napoli Free Fall and Myron Boadu w/ Zach Lowy

    November 12th, 2019  |  1 hr 14 mins
    bayern, boadu, bundesliga, dortmund, football, la liga, lewandowski, ligue 1, mls, premier league, real madrid, serie a, soccer, zach lowy

    Zach Lowy of Breaking the Lines joins Matt Santangelo and Martino Puccio to discuss all of the hottest topics in football ranging from Liverpool-City all the way to the MLS Champions Seattle Sounders. In this episode they also cover Lyon's loss to Marsielle, Madrid soaring, Napoli falling, Lewandowski being on fire and a special player profile on Myron Boadu to wrap things up!

  • Episode 23: Emery, Kovac, Racism in Serie A & Hamed Junior-Traore Profile

    November 5th, 2019  |  1 hr 15 mins
    bundesliga, football, la liga, ligue 1, mls, premier league, serie a, soccer

    Martino and Matt are back, pet-less, discussing the trials and tribulations of Unai Emery, Manchester united, PSG's surprise loss, Niko Kovac sacked, Napoli, Cagliari, Carlos Vela, Racism in Serie A and a great Hamed Junior-Traore player profile!

  • Episode 22: The Granit Xhaka Saga, Icardi, Atalanta & Kulusevski

    October 29th, 2019  |  1 hr 3 mins
    atalanta, bundesliga, chelsea, dejan kulusevski, football, granit xhaka, la liga, leicester, ligue 1, matt santangelo, milan, mls, premier league, pulisic, roma, serie a, soccer, trent alexander arnold

    Pet Berisha and Matt Santangelo are back again to discuss a crazy week of football. Granit Xhaka Booed off his own turf, a Pulisic hatrick, Mauro Icardi firing, Atalanta still free-scoring, Milan woes continue, and a Dejan Kulusevski player profile are all included in this jam packed episode!

  • Episode 21: Man United Vs. Liverpool, Di Maria, Berardi, the MLS & Ivan Franco

    October 22nd, 2019  |  1 hr 8 mins
    bundesliga, football, la liga, ligue 1, mls, premier league, serie a, soccer

    Pet and Martino link up for the first time co-hosting, and they're joined by the great Roberto Rojas, journalist and south american football expert currently working at Bein Sport! We review Man United Vs. Liverpool, talk about Di Maria's spectacular goal and PSG's dominance, why things are so close in the Bundesliga, Real Sociedad's impressive form, 2 amazing games in the Serie A which totalled 13 goals between them, Domenico Berardi's future, the MLS opening up a 29th team - and finally, an amazing Ivan Franco player profile!

  • Episode 20: Mason Mount, Christian Pulisic, Pioli & Gaetano Castrovilli

    October 15th, 2019  |  1 hr 21 mins
    bundesliga, football, la liga, ligue 1, mls, premier league, serie a, soccer

    Martino Puccio makes his State of Play Debut behind the Mic, joined by Matt Santangelo where they discuss Mason Mount, Pulisic, Southgate's selections, Rudi Garcia to Lyon, Neymar's injury, Lewandowski, Pioli to Milan, Italian national team and quality midfielders, Fabian Ruiz & the Spain Squad, MLS, Ibra and Vela, Q&A section and a Gaetano Castrovilli profile

  • Episode 19: Solskj√¶r, Pochettino, Inter Vs. Juve & Gabriel Martinelli

    October 8th, 2019  |  1 hr 13 mins
    bundesliga, football, la liga, ligue 1, mls, premier league, serie a, soccer

    We're back, and better than ever. After a long break, we've kickstarted the SOP pod with some brand new, revitalised content. In today's ep, we bring you OSG and Poch, Inter Vs. Juve and a Gabriel Martinelli player profile - as well as covering all Europe's top 5 leagues!