I Prefer not to Speak

The I Prefer Not To Speak podcast is a weekly football podcast focusing on a wide range of topics. These include team deep dives, big game and tournament previews & reviews, interviews with industry experts on interesting off-the-field topics and so much more! Hosted by journalism students Daniel Roodt and Patrick Kidd, the podcast strikes the perfect balance between professional and casual. New episodes are released every Friday, so tune in for your weekly football fix!

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Episode 50 - Wrapping Up & Our Ideal 20 Premier League Teams

The I Prefer Not To Speak Podcast is coming to an end. For our final episode, we went through the 20 teams that would make up our ideal Premier League. There wasn't any objective reasoning in this process, and we went purely on who we liked and used to watch.

Thank you to everyone who listened to our previous episodes. It's been quite a ride. Farewell.


Episode 47 - Debunking Bad Football Opinions

In this week's episode, Patrick and Daniel debunked some of the worst opinions floating around the world of football. They looked at why Pep Guardiola and Zidane are so underrated and over-hated, why we need to stop putting footballers in boxes, and the problem with labelling leagues as 'Farmers' Leagues.'

Episode 46 - 22 Predictions for 2022

The dynamic duo are back!!! After more than a month of rest and relaxation, Patrick and Daniel have returned to kickstart the new year! On this week's episode and the first episode of 2022, Patrick and Daniel give their bold predictions for the upcoming annum.

Episode 45 - Breakout Stars Of The Season

This week on the podcast, Patrick and Daniel each run through three young players who have really impressed them this season and who are having true breakout seasons. Two players on each list play for their respective clubs (Arsenal & Real Madrid), while the others were players that caught their attention from other clubs.

Episode 44 - Disappointing Premier League XI

Patrick and Daniel run through their most disappointing players of the Premier League this season on this week's episode. From big money signings to club veterans, the pair discuss the season's biggest underperformers.

Episode 43 - Chatting Calcio A with Julian Faustini

This week on the podcast, Patrick was joined by Serie A blogger, Julian Faustini to chat all things Italian Football. Everything from the title race, Juventus's issues and the most exciting young stars (including Dusan Vlahovic) were covered. You can check out Julian's blog, 'Calcio with Julian' via the link below.

Episode 42 - Our Ballon d'Or Top 10

During the hubbub of the Ballon d'Or ceremony, Patrick and Daniel found a moment to share their predictions as well as their rankings of the top 10 footballers on the planet. The pair remained reasonably sensible in their picks, but some left-field opinions caused a bit of a rift between the two.

Episode 41 - "Wings of Change": Red Bull's Role in Football

This week on the I Prefer not to Speak Podcast, Daniel caught up with author and journalist, Karan Tejwani, to talk about the impact that the Red Bull corporation has had on Modern football. Author of the renowned book "Wings of Chnage", Tejwani shares the ins and outs of Red Bull's venture into the footballing World.

Episode 40 - International Football Quiz

To celebrate the return of international football (not really), Patrick and Daniel went head-to-head in a quiz about international football. With questions ranging from the World Cup to the AFCON, the Euros, and the Copa America, the two were really put to the test.

Episode 39 - What Do Drunk People Think About Football?

For this week's episode, Patrick and Daniel took to the streets of Makhanda on a wild Friday night, to find out the biggest and boldest opinions held by drunk football fans. With questions ranging from who the most overrated player is, to who should win the Ballon d'Or and who is the G.O.A.T, their answers did not disappoint!

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