The 'I prefer not to speak' podcast

by Patrick Kidd

The I Prefer not to Speak Podcast is a high-production football podcast hosted by Activate’s Deputy Editor Patrick Kidd and co-hosted by Sports Sub-editor Daniel Roodt. The hosts discuss any and every aspect of the World’s beautiful game, football. From well-researched journalistic work to fun, light-hearted episodes. The boys offer entertainment to all fans of football, whether they are casual or devoted.

A new episode of the podcast is published every Thursday at midday Central African Time and all support is appreciated by the hosts. There are 6 episodes live already, so please check them out if you have any intrigue in the content.

Episode 1 - Premier League Predictions

Chelsea to win the League? Foden to shine? And what is so interesting about Jack Grealish's calves? - This week on the I Prefer not to Speak Podcast; the boys take you through some of their bold, and not so bold, predictions ahead of the 2020/2021 Premier League season.

Episode 2 – Premier League Team of the Season

This week, the lads discuss who they think will make this year's Premier League Team of the Season. Raul Jimenez? James Rodriguez? David de Gea?

Episode 3 – The Demise of FC Barcelona

What is happening at FC Barcelona? A Lionel Messi transfer request, an incompetent club President and the inability to replace key players; the Catalan giants are on an unavoidable downward trajectory. This week on the I Prefer not to Speak Podcast, the lads tell you everything you need to know about the recent happenings at the Camp Nou.

Episode 4 – Football Twitter Special

What makes Football Twitter such a nasty place? This week on the podcast, the boys take you through the ins and outs of what is commonly referred to as FT, and explain how as a football fan, you can avoid the toxicity and hatefulness of the online space.

Episode 5 – Summer Transfer Recap

From the transfer of Cavani to United to Gareth Bale's homecoming and even to Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting's super-agent. This week on the I Prefer not to Speak Podcast, the lads discuss every aspect of the 2020 summer transfer window.

Episode 6 – Fixing the England National Team

Gareth Southgate's tenure as England manager has raised a lot of eyebrows to say the least. From his blind faith in Jordan Pickford to his love affair with Mason Mount, this week on the podcast, the lads delve into the selection issues that the team is facing and pose ideas to solve these issues.

You can listen to the I Prefer not to Speak Podcast on Spotify and Apple Podcasts via the link below and you can find the podcast’s Social Media via the same link.

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