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Kickback with Nedum

Kickback with Nedum

By Nedum Onuoha
Nedum Onuoha, (former Man City, QPR, Sunderland and RSL centre-back) gets behind the mic to talk life, music and football with his friends.
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Noel Gallagher - 1 of 1
The legendary Noel Gallagher (Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Oasis) calls into the show to talk with Nedum about music, family life, and his lifetime support of Man City. Special thanks to Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds and Sour Mash Records for the use of the song "Flying On The Ground" from the album Back the Way We Came Vol: 1. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden 
58:22
October 1, 2021
Kasper Schmeichel - Finding a Way
Kasper Schmeichel, Leicester City and Denmark #1, calls into the show to talk to Nedum about the long road from the Man City academy to the top of the Premier League, stepping out of his father's shadow and how to keep improving once you achieve your goals.   Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden 
01:15:39
September 24, 2021
Les Chapman - The Man Who Has Seen it All
Les Chapman, the legendary Man City kit man, calls into the show to lend his unique perspective and thoughts regarding the evolution of the club over the last 30 years. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden 
52:11
September 17, 2021
Michael Johnson - No Regrets
Today I catch up with an old friend, Michael Johnson, who has drifted out of the public eye since the premature end to his Man City career in 2012. Join us as we discuss some old Man City memories, shifting priorities away from football to focus on recovery and self-care, and why, if given the chance, he wouldn't have done it any differently  Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden 
50:21
September 10, 2021
Damir Kreilach - The Way to See Football
Damir Kreilach, Real Salt Lake midfielder and one of the nicest people in football, calls in to the show fresh off his appearance in the MLS All-Star game. I talk to my former teammate about his journey from his youth club, Rijeka in Croatia to Union Berlin and on to the US, hear his unique perspective on the game, make him deflect a barrage of compliments and really just enjoy him being extremely wholesome.  Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden 
54:23
September 3, 2021
Adel Taarabt - Settled and Happy at one of the Biggest Clubs in the World
Adel Taarabt, Benficia midfielder, talks to Nedum about the unexpected path his career has taken, how the changes have shaped him and how he has found the right situation at exactly the right time. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden 
43:47
August 27, 2021
Stephen Ireland - For 90 Minutes I Become Someone Different
This week we head to a cafe in Gibraltar to catch up with the elusive Stephen Ireland. Things don't always go the way you plan, especially in football, but Stephen has met those career hurdles with dignity and professionalism. In this conversation, we relive some of his iconic moments, and Stephen opens up about how it felt to be on the outside looking into situations and squads he was more than qualified to be part of.  Our phone connection was not great, but stick with it, the insights that come from the mind of this man are worth the trip.  Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden 
01:02:47
August 20, 2021
Joleon Lescott - Always on the Telly
This Week Nedum catches up with his old friend, Joleon Lescott (ex-Man City, Everton, Villa, West Brom, Wolves), to talk about his new gig at BT Sport, watching England as a fan and what it really feels like to wear the three lions on your chest in a major tournament. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden 
55:48
August 13, 2021
Rory Smith - Publishing Esoteric Features About Belgian Second Division Football
Today, Nedum flips the script on Rory Smith, UK-based New York Times chief soccer correspondent, to get some insight on his approach to sport journalism.  Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden 
01:08:51
August 6, 2021
Steve McClaren - Forming, Storming, and Norming
Former England manager, Steve McClaren, calls into the show to talk with Nedum about the tumultuous life of a football manager, applying the trade in foreign countries, and the similarities that tie all football clubs together. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden 
01:20:33
July 30, 2021
Mark Halsey - The Other Side of the Card
I, as many footballers, have a complicated relationship with referees, and I still carry some of those questions and frustrations that never found closure during my playing days with me to this day. Today I speak with one of the good ones, former Premier League referee Mark Halsey to find out what is really going on in the mind of an official during these high-pressure, HD televised, slow-mo replayed moments that are ubiquitous with the game. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden 
01:01:31
July 23, 2021
Fábio da Silva - Finding My Own Path
Fábio, current Nantes defender and former teammate of Nedum (among other superstars), calls into the show to talk about the decisions that shaped his career, the lessons he has learned along the way, and sharing the journey with his twin brother. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden 
45:58
July 16, 2021
Nedum in the Hot Seat
Nedum reunites with former Kickback social media manager, Skyler Warrick, during some rare downtime while covering the Euros for ESPN. Skyler turns the tables on our host and gets him to answer questions about how his life has changed over the past year, his feelings on becoming part of the media, and his plans for the future.  Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden 
50:35
July 9, 2021
Tziarra King - Keep On Swimming
Tziarra King, forward for NWSL's OL Reign in Tacoma, WA, is back on the show to share her insights and observations compiled from an eventful, if not hectic, rookie season.  Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden
45:01
June 18, 2021
Amit Bhatia - A Chat With the Chairman
This week we step into the boardroom with QPR chairman, Amit Bhatia. Nedum talks to Amit about the challenges of investing in English football, how important it is to surround yourself with good people with good ideas and relive some great QPR memories. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden 
48:52
June 11, 2021
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink - Death, Taxes, Goals
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, Premier League legend with multiple scoring titles, former Dutch international and current manager of Burton Albion, calls into the show to catch up with Nedum and share some stories from his unparalleled football career.  Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden 
56:10
June 4, 2021
Shaun Goater - We Fight 'Til the End
A true Man City legend, Shaun Goater, joins me today as we talk about his unusual journey from the parks of Bermuda to the Premier League, how his never-say-die attitude made him the quintessential Man City striker and how he is now finding ways to share his football wisdom. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden 
01:03:58
May 28, 2021
Siobhan Chamberlain - We Are Just Talking About Football
Siobhan Chamberlain is a recently retired GK with 50 English WNT caps and over 250 appearances in the WSL. In today's episode, Nedum talks with Siobhan about how much the women's game has evolved in the last decade, the work being done to close the equality gap in the sport and the post-career transition to broadcasting. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden 
01:12:25
May 21, 2021
Jake Bidwell - Upward Ambitions
This week I catch up with Jake Bidwell, Swansea City LB, to hear about the quest to play in the Premier League with his club set to play in the Championship promotion playoff. Hear his story starting with his time at the Everton academy, how he found his path to this point moving up through the levels of the football pyramid and how he stays positive through the challenges. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden 
54:56
May 14, 2021
Michael Mancienne - Still Running Around
Michael Mancienne, the well-traveled centre-back currently applying his trade at Burton Albion, calls into the show to talk with Nedum about how his perspective has changed over the course of his career, why making the difficult decisions pays off in the end, and taking hairstyling advice from José Mourinho.  Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden 
01:07:10
May 7, 2021
Nigel de Jong - The Grind to the Top
Nigel de Jong calls into the show from his current home in Qatar to talk to Nedum and about making his way through the ranks of European football building on the foundation he built at Ajax academy. The self-described "teddy bear" sheds some light on some of the career decisions he has made and why he still loves the game. There is some talk of Super League as well.  SUPPORT FOLAJimiTheHero ADEWOLE's FAMILY  Connect with Nedum on Social Media:  Instagram @kickback_nedum  Twitter @kickback_nedum  Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum:  Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib   Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple  Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth  Graphic Design by David Dryden 
01:05:18
April 30, 2021
Matt Phillips - Finding Your Feet
Matt Phillips, West Brom winger and Scottish international, has been everywhere in English football. From his professional debut as a teen with Wycombe in League 2, the PL with Blackpool, QPR and now West Bromwich Albion, he has acquired a wealth of experience and knowledge, all of which he shares with us today- while I talk to him on the phone sitting on the floor of my bedroom. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden 
55:13
April 23, 2021
Alex Iwobi - Leaving Home
Alex Iwobi, Nigerian international and Everton forward, calls into the show to talk to Nedum about his days at Arsenal under the watchful eye of Arsène Wenger, why he decided to leave both his boyhood club and national team and how he bet on himself with his move to Everton and the Nigerian national team. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden 
49:17
April 16, 2021
Dedryck Boyata - Expected to Win Every Week
Dedrick Boyata, Belgian international and Hertha Berlin centre-back, calls in to the show to map out his eventful football career that has taken him from turning down offers from the Man City academy as a teenager, World Cup and Euro appearances and to a major role in one of the world's most intense derbys (Rangers v Celtic). Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden 
01:09:06
April 9, 2021
Gabby Agbonlahor - Not Going Anywhere
Gabby Agbonlahor, Birmingham native and Aston Villa mainstay for 13 years before retiring in 2018, calls into the show to talk to Nedum about  the weight of representing your hometown club, the reality of being retired in your early thirties and finding your purpose after football.  Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden 
01:05:37
April 2, 2021
Gelson Fernandes - What Language Do You Think In?
Gelson Fernandes, recently retired Swiss International, Rennes and Frankfurt Eintracht midfielder, calls into the show to talk about his prolific career that spans stops in 6 of Europe's top leagues (including Man City, Leicester, Sporting CP and more), representing the Swiss in 3 World Cups and, maybe even more impressive, 125 yellow cards. This man has some stories to tell. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden 
01:00:38
March 26, 2021
Frank Leboeuf - He's Here, He's There, He's Every... Where
Frank Leboeuf, one of the few people to win a World Cup (France, 1998) and have a part in an Oscar-nominated film (The Theory of Everything, 2014), calls into the show to talk with Nedum about his prolific football career in, making a name for himself at Chelsea and the French NT and the unusual pivot into acting. Catch Frank and Nedum on ESPN FC.   Connect with Nedum on Social Media:  Instagram @kickback_nedum  Twitter @kickback_nedum  Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum:  Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib   Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple  Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth  Graphic Design by David Dryden 
01:04:53
March 19, 2021
Michael Dawson - Managing Expectations
Michael Dawson (Nottingham Forest, Spurs, Hull City and England International centerback) calls into the show to talk about his 20-year pro football career, managing the expectations that come with promotion and wearing the captain's band.  Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden 
01:20:08
March 12, 2021
Ben Mee - Playing Until My Legs Fall Off
Burnley FC captain Ben Mee calls into the show to talk to Nedum about finding success at every level, what real leadership on the pitch looks like and why experience is more valuable than pace. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden 
01:07:25
March 5, 2021
Alejandro Faurlín - Enjoying My Football
Alejandro Faurlín, the Argentine midfielder who played 7 seasons with Queens Park Rangers, calls into the show to talk about what it takes to make a career out of football, how to handle criticism of your game even if it is coming from people who should be supporting you and how to prepare for that inevitable day when football is not the main focus of your life. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden 
01:10:47
February 26, 2021
Janine Beckie - Raw Honesty
Janine Beckie, Man City and Canadian international forward, calls into the show to talk about her journey from the NCAA (Texas Tech), through the NWSL (Houston Dash and Sky BlueFC) and to Man City. Find out why the Colorado native represents Canada on the international stage, what it takes to get her to celebrate a goal and where to find her podcast and Youtube channel (spoiler: right here and here) Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden 
01:13:44
February 19, 2021
Zack Steffen - Betting on Yourself
Zack Steffen, Man City and USMNT GK, calls into the show to share the story on how a kid from Pennsylvania made his way from the Philadelphia Union academy through the NCAA, USL, MLS and Bundesliga before breaking into Pep Guardiola's side. Also, learn about what Zack has been doing to put actions behind words in the fight for equality with the VoyceNow Foundation. Learn more about VoyceNow at voycenowfoundation.org and on social media @voycenow Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth Graphic Design by David Dryden  Click this link to send in a voice message
56:60
February 12, 2021
Curtis Davies - Never Satisfied
Derby County's Curtis Davies calls in to the show to kick off series 3 of Kickback. Follow his journey from signing a schoolboy contract with Wimbledon at age 16, appearances for England U-21s, through the Prem and Championship, and how he stays centered through all the ups and downs that come with a life in football.   Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum   Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Music by S.K.I.T.Z Beatz, aka Aiden Hogarth  Graphic Design by David Dryden  Click this link to send in a voice message
01:28:49
February 5, 2021
James Milner - The Perfect Student
James Milner wraps our 2020 season with a call in to catch up with Nedum in the middle of a packed schedule of December fixtures. Find out how he made the journey from Leeds United ball boy to Co-Captain of the current Premier League champions, Liverpool. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum  Twitter @kickback_nedum  Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Click this link to send in a voice message
59:05
December 25, 2020
Albert Rusnák - A Warm Slovakian Welcome
Albert Rusnák, Man City academy product and Nedum's teammate at Real Salt Lake, returns to the studio to talk about LeBron James, playing in a bubble, qualifying for the Euros and brushing off negative press. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum  Twitter @kickback_nedum  Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Click this link to send in a voice message 
01:25:51
December 18, 2020
Anton Ferdinand - I Know What they Pay Me For
Anton Ferdinand, Nedum's teammate at Sunderland and QPR, calls into the show to talk about carving out his own path as a doofballer, being loyal even if that means walking away and how close the world came to the to being swept away by the singing-dancing Ferdinands.   Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum  Twitter @kickback_nedum  Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple Click this link to send in a voice message
47:49
December 11, 2020
Bobby Zamora - When The Ball Hits Your Goal...
Bobby Zamora gets on the phone to talk with Nedum about his division-spanning, 500+ appearance career. Find out why you want Bobby on your side when climbing to the top and how the stats reveal the true value of a player. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum  Twitter @kickback_nedum  Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
57:59
December 4, 2020
Bolo Zenden - You Only Play in a Final to Win It
Bolo Zenden, former Dutch international and Eredivisie, La Liga and Premier League veteran, calls into the show to talk about playing for some of the biggest clubs in the world (Barcelona, Chelsea, Liverpool, Middlesbrough, sunny Sunderland), coaching for the same team he broke through with as a teenager (PSV) and how to properly celebrate a goal. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum  Twitter @kickback_nedum  Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
01:25:46
November 27, 2020
Mark Hughes - To Coach, or Not to Coach
Nedum calls up a former manager, Mark Hughes OBE, to weight the pros and cons of a post-playing career in coaching.  Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum  Twitter @kickback_nedum  Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
50:31
November 20, 2020
Tom Huddlestone - Seeing It Through
Tom Huddlestone, the imposing defensive mid with a resumé that includes time at Spurs, Wolves, Hull, and book-ended with stops Derby County, calls into the show to talk about high-stakes derbys, being compared to legendary players and Lasagna-gate. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum  Twitter @kickback_nedum  Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
01:24:50
November 13, 2020
Gareth Barry - Keep Looking Forward
Gareth Barry, the all-time Premier League appearance leader, calls in to the show to talk about his career, what it took to be so consistent for two decades, how retirement is treating him and some advice for Nedum regarding taking that next step. Also, Nedum makes a big announcement, but you will need to listen to the episode to hear it. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum  Twitter @kickback_nedum  Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple 
01:07:12
November 6, 2020
Shaun Wright-Phillips - Aging Like Red Wine
Shaun Wright-Phillips calls into the show to talk about making tough decisions finding the right path and moving on to the next chapter. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum  Twitter @kickback_nedum  Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
52:25
October 30, 2020
Jay Emmanuel-Thomas - Finding the Formula
Jay Emmanuel-Thomas, Livingston FC striker, calls in to the show to talk about his journey, beginning at age 7, in the Arsenal academy through Bristol and QPR, Thailand and now Scottish Premiership.  Here is a link to a goal highlight from 2010 that is required viewing for this episode: Jay Emmanuel-Thomas Wonder Goal vs Everton Reserves and this is what a JET penalty looks like: JET Penalty Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum  Twitter @kickback_nedum  Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
01:11:31
October 23, 2020
Sylvain Distin - Wouldn't Change a Thing
Sylvain Distin, prolific Premier League CB with career including stops at Man City, Everton and Portsmouth and a record-setting 469 league appearances as a foreign player, calls into the show to talk about life after retirement, making difficult choices and scoring goals with his right foot. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum  Twitter @kickback_nedum  Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
01:21:45
October 16, 2020
Turning the Tables w/ Skyler Warrick
Skyler Warrick, Kickback's own social media manager and internationally recognized videographer and photographer, takes over hosting duties and puts Nedum in the hot seat. Find out how the ousted host responds to some of the questions he usually asks his guests, including 5-a-side teams, music recommendations and what name a younger Nedum tried to get people to call him.  This is Skyler's last week with the show; we are going to miss her around here, but we know that she will find incredible success wherever the road takes her. Make sure you are paying attention.  Connect with Nedum on Social Media:  Instagram @kickback_nedum   Twitter @kickback_nedum  Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum:   Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib   Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
01:24:51
October 9, 2020
Sam Tomkins - Playing With a Target on Your Back
Sam Tomkins, Wigan Warriors Rugby League legend and current fullback for Catalans Dragons in the French Super League, calls into the show to talk about coming up through the Wigan academy, making his way into the first team but keeping his spot with a bit more skill and eventually signing a Rugby League record deal when he moved to New Zealand Warriors. Find out what it takes to switch codes from League to Union and who would fare better if rugby players and footballers switched sports. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
55:45
October 2, 2020
Junior Hoilett - Going in the Right Direction
Junior Hoilett, Canadian international and Current Cardiff City winger, calls into the show to talk to Nedum about making his way from Brampton, Ontario to the Premier League. The former QPR teammates share stories of setting some dubious records while wearing the hoops, learning from the down times and making an impression when you get the opportunity. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
58:35
September 25, 2020
Harry Aikines-Aryeetey - Just a British Championship
Harry Aikines-Aryeetey, freshly crowned 100-Metre British champion, calls into the show to talk about how it feels to be at the top of his sport, how he is staying focused on the goal of an Olympic medal despite the postponement of the games and why no award or accolade will ever get him out of chores at his mother's house.  Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
57:34
September 11, 2020
Vincent Kompany - Standing on My Own Two Feet
Vincent Kompany, Nedum's former Man City teammate and current manager of RSC Anderlecht, calls into the show to talk about making the transition from the back line to the coaches box, being part of a clubs meteoric rise to the top of the football world and why it's useless to tell the captain not to take his shot-even from 40 yards out. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
58:17
September 4, 2020
Jill Scott MBE - The Gift That Keeps on Giving
Man City's Jill Scott MBE helps cleanse the palette of the weeks news as she calls into the show to talk with Nedum about the growth of women's football in the UK, how she got her drive to compete throughout her storied career and what the future holds.  Connect with Nedum on Social Media:  Instagram @kickback_nedum  Twitter @kickback_nedum  Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum:  Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
45:40
August 28, 2020
Joe Hart - The Game I Play Is the Game I Love
Joe Hart, fresh off a move to Tottenham Hotspur ahead of the 20-21 Premier League season, calls in to the show for a second time to talk to Nedum about adjusting to the London atmosphere, not paying attention to critics and who among his former Man City teammates can be trusted with the ball at their feet.  Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
43:30
August 22, 2020
Fabrice Muamba - Through the Tunnel
Fabrice Muamba, ex-Bolton and England under 21, calls in to talk to Nedum about finding his way into the Arsenal academy after moving to England from Congo as a boy, some historic performances for England and overcoming the heart defect that cut his career short.  Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
42:29
August 14, 2020
Bradley Wright-Phillips - Keeping Up With the Wright Phillips'
Bradley Wright-Phillips, LAFC striker, returns to the show to talk about making the move to LA after a storied tenure at NYRB, finding ways to keep up with the up-and-coming young players in the league and how he survived the MLS is Back Cup bubble. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
30:47
August 7, 2020
Jeremy Ebobisse - Black Players for Change
Jeremy Ebobisse, Portland Timbers and USMNT striker, calls in from the bubble at the MLS is Back tournament in Florida. Jeremy is a board member of the recently formed Black Players for Change organization and talks about how this unusual time and unique tournament have provided a perfect backdrop for the movement.    Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple  
25:52
July 31, 2020
Tziarra King - Vision and Focus - NWSL Challenge Cup Special Edition
Tziarra King, Utah Royals FC striker, calls in from the NWSL Challenge Cup bubble to talk about adjusting to the pros in her rookie season, why she will always speak her mind and what kind of habits you pick up after spending six months hanging around Vero Boquete.  Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
23:43
July 29, 2020
Gaël Clichy - Learn from the Best
Gaël Clichy (ex-Arsenal, Man City and current LB for the Turkish Süper Lig champions, İstanbul Başakşehir F.K.) calls in to talk to Nedum about learning to be a champion from the absolute best in the world, from being scouted and deveolped by Arsène Wenger as a teenager, sharing the pitch with players like Thierry Henry, Patrick Vieira and Ashley Cole and learning how to see the game through they eyes of Pep Guardiola.  Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple  
57:53
July 24, 2020
Elizabeth Eddy and Jennifer Cudjoe - Team Chemistry - NWSL Challenge Cup Special Edition
Sky Blue FC teammates Elizabeth Eddy and Jennifer Cudjoe call in to the pod from inside "the bubble" at the NWSL Challenge Cup. The duo share their thoughts on coming together as a team under these unusual circumstances, how their their unique journeys brought them to Sky Blue and how team chemistry is vital to success in the NWSL. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
27:44
July 22, 2020
Don't Sleep on Giuseppe Rossi
Giuseppe Rossi, Italian International and current RSL striker, calls in to talk to Nedum about how a Jersey kid made it into Sir Alex Ferguson's squad,  his move to MLS and his favorite goal from a prolific career.   Connect with Nedum on Social Media:  Instagram @kickback_nedum  Twitter @kickback_nedum  Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum:  Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
52:04
July 17, 2020
Aubrey Bledsoe - Keeper Goals - NWSL Challenge Cup Special Edition
Aubrey Bledsoe (Washington Spirit GK and 2019 NWSL Goalkeeper of the Year) calls in from the players village of the NWSL Challenge Cup. Get a glimpse at what life has been like in "the bubble," how players have adapted to this unique tournament and how to maintain focus on USWNT aspirations despite the world turning upside-down in 2020. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
23:54
July 15, 2020
Jordan Henderson - Captain Fantastic
Jordan Henderson takes a break from clearing out space in his trophy case (UEFA Champions League 🏆, Premier League 🏆, League Cup 🏆, Super Cup 🏆, Club World Cup 🏆, 2019 English Player of the Year 🏆 , etc.) to call in and talk to Nedum about the journey from the early days at Sunderland, finding his place on the England National Team and stepping in to fill the shoes of a legend. Find out which Liverpool teammate would be the worst to be stuck with in a broken lift, how long to wait before coming out of the house after a loss to Newcastle and Jordan's message to all the haters.    Connect with Nedum on Social Media:  Instagram @kickback_nedum  Twitter @kickback_nedum  Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum:  Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
54:50
July 10, 2020
DaMarcus Beasley - My Little Big Brother
DaMarcus Beasley, recently retired American International (126 caps,  including appearances in 4 different World Cups) and globe trotting professional (Man City, Rangers, PSV, Hannover, Puebla, Chicago, Houston, etc) calls in to talk about his 20-year career, what a real rivalry looks like, and the inevitable transition from footballer to podcaster.  Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
01:17:13
July 3, 2020
Rachel Corsie - Club, Country, Coffee.
Rachel Corsie, Scottish Women's National Team and Utah Royals FC center back, joins Nedum for the second time to compare experiences on the pitch, behind the mic and preparing to return to competition during quarantine. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
01:22:40
June 26, 2020
Amy Rodriguez - Quiet Kids, the Adults Are Talking
Amy Rodriguez (Utah Royals FC striker and captain, World Cup winner, two-time Olympic gold medalist and mother of two) calls in to talk to Nedum about taking on a new role for her club, balancing family life with her career and how to define success in 2020. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
49:49
June 19, 2020
Daniel Sturridge - Top Bins
Daniel Sturridge, (ex-Man City, Chelsea, Liverpool) calls in to talk to Nedum about scoring goals, winning championships and producing music. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
01:23:39
June 12, 2020
Michelle Maemone - Getting Away from the Playbook
Michelle Maemone, Utah Royals FC defender, joins Nedum in the studio to talk about going pro, dance around some tricky questions and play some songs on her guitar. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
01:26:23
June 5, 2020
Brian Dunseth - Calling It Down the Center
Brian Dunseth is broadcaster from Salt Lake City, UT. host of Counter Attack on Sirius XM, color-commentator for Real Salt Lake tv broadcasts and  analyst on ESPN and Fox Sports. Brian calls in to Kickback to talk about his career in the early days of MLS, the transition to from the pitch to the broadcast booth and 90s hip-hop.  Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
01:05:22
May 29, 2020
Becky Sauerbrunn - Living in the Pressure
Becky Sauerbrunn (USWNT captain, Olympic gold medalist, World Cup Champion, 4-time NWSL defender of the year) joins Nedum from her home in Portland, OR. to go off-script about her accomplishments, being a team player and how her perspective has evolved over the course her career. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
46:26
May 22, 2020
Ebere Eze - Carefree Football
Ebere Eze, one of the most exciting players in the Championship and a huge prospect for English international football, calls in from London to talk with Nedum about the times the shared as teammates at QPR and what the future might hold for the young striker.  Connect with Nedum on Social Media: Instagram @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify  Apple Music 
48:21
May 15, 2020
Ramsey Nijem - Stepping into the Octagon
Ramsey Nijem, Utah-based mixed martial artist, steps up to the mic to talk about his journey from high school wrestler to finalist on Spike TV's Ultimate Fighter and why he thinks all kids should be taught martial arts in school. Connect with Nedum on Social Media: IG @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
59:07
May 8, 2020
Jean-Marc Johannes - Kickflips and World Records
Jean-Marc Johannes, Guiness World Record holding skateboarder from Cape Town, South Africa, calls in to talk to Nedum about his unlikely journey to the top of medal stand at the X-Games, what it takes to be a world record holder and the push to represent his country at the Tokyo Olympics next year. Connect with Nedum on Social Media:  IG @kickback_nedum  Twitter @kickback_nedum  Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum:  Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
57:22
May 6, 2020
Esteban Granero - El Pirata
Estaban Granero, ex-Real Madrid, QPR and current Marbella midfielder, joins Nedum from his home in Spain to talk about his career in Europe, making the transition from La Liga to England and playing with some of the biggest names in football.  Connect with Nedum on Social Media: IG @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum  Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum:  Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib  Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
57:07
May 1, 2020
Ashtone Morgan and Justin Portillo - Playing Smart
Ashtone Morgan and Justin Portillo join Nedum, their RSL teammate, to debate greatest athletes, biggest hip-hop artists and who on the team is fastest during training. Connect with Nedum on Social Media:  IG @kickback_nedum Twitter @kickback_nedum Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib   Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
01:21:42
April 24, 2020
Brandon Ashton - The Most Important Man in Manchester
Nedum gets a look behind the  scenes at Man City with kit man Brandon Ashton. The star of the Amazon Prime documentary 'All or Nothing' illuminates the important role that he, and other club employees, have in getting your favorite teams out onto the pitch.  Connect with Nedum on Social media: IG @Kickback_Nedum Twitter @Kickback_Nedum Send a voice-memo or email to kickback.nedum@gmail.com
40:35
April 18, 2020
Taymour Roushdi - More than Surviving
Nedum catches up with Taymour Roushdi, former team admin for RSL and Real Monarchs, currently the team secretary for Barnsley in the English Championship. Listen in to find out what any of that actually means, why the league would collapse without team admins/secretaries and how the path to Barnsley (and potentially Man U) goes through Salt Lake.Be sure to check out the official Kickback playlist, hand-picked by Nedum: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib or Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple
01:09:17
April 3, 2020
Your Burning Questions, Answered
Recorded in a simpler time (early March, 2020), Nedum answers your questions. Find out his opinion on under-the-radar MLS teams and players, his karaoke go-to and where to find links to his playlist (spoiler: Spotify https://spoti.fi/2kXmkib and Apple Music https://bit.ly/KickbackApple).
01:11:55
March 27, 2020
Vero Boquete and Jack Blake - The Elephant in the Room
Vero Boquete (URFC and Spanish international) and Jack Blake (captain of the 2019 USL champion Real Monarchs) join Nedum for a special episode of Kickback to talk about the subject on everyone's mind- adjusting to life in the wake COVID-19 pandemic. Find out how these professional athletes are coping with the league suspensions, how the keep active at home and what they are learning from their families facing the same challenges in Europe.
58:05
March 20, 2020
Justen Glad - Turn Your Headphones Up
Justen Glad, RSL and USMNT U-23 center back, stops by the studio to drop a few bars, take a look at how his role on the team has evolved over the past seven seasons and build the perfect road-trip playlist. Find the Kickback playlist on Spotify: bit.ly/Nedum
01:03:21
March 13, 2020
Joleon Lescott - Striker Trapped in the Back
Nedum rings up an old Man City teammate Joleon Lescott to talk about life after retirement, scoring goals from the back line and almost making the move to MLS.Be sure to check out the Kickback playlist on spotify and send your questions and comments for Nedum to digital@rsl.com.
01:06:15
March 6, 2020
Nick Besler - The Whole Shaker
Nedum talks to RSL teammate Nick Besler and learns how he made it from club soccer in Overland Park, KS. through Notre Dame the USL and into an MLS roster. Besler gloats about the KC Chiefs Super Bowl win and ranks RSL teammates in a variety of metrics. They also talk about musicals.
01:13:25
February 14, 2020
Albert Rusnák - The Slovak Mancunian
RSL midfielder and Slovak international Albert Rusnák joins Nedum in the studio while the two recover from a demanding week of preseason training. The teammates, and fellow podcasters, share stories of coming through the Man City academy, the adjustments a European player has to make when moving to MLS and an honest assessment of Albert's performance and potential.
01:26:11
January 31, 2020
Fraizer Campbell - Red vs Blue
Nedum catches up with his old friend, Man U product and current Huddersfield Town striker, Fraizer Campbell.
01:17:19
January 25, 2020
Aaron Herrera - You're in the Big Leagues Now
Nedum finishes off the year with teammate, and RSL defensive player of the year, Aaron Herrera to talk about signing contracts, MLS fantasy 11s and the ups and downs of being a professional athlete.
01:12:27
December 23, 2019
Andrew Steele - Just a Couple of Trafford AC Legends
Olympic bronze medalist Andrew Steele calls in to talk to Nedum about the good old days circling the track at Trafford AC, competing on the world's largest stage and overcoming the disappointment of being left off an Olympic team.
01:09:41
December 16, 2019
Matt Howley - Speed, Strength and Power
Matt Howley, RSL director of athlete performance, comes into the studio to talk about how data has changed the way we understand sports and how Nedum's data stacks up to the competition in the RSL locker room.
01:16:47
December 9, 2019
Bangarang
Nedum talks music with U92's DJ Bangarang.
59:15
November 21, 2019
Bradley Wright-Phillips - Covering Ground
Nedum catches up with former teammate and current NY Red Bulls striker Bradley Wright-Phillips to share memories of his experience so far in MLS, becoming one of the "old guys" in the locker room and the London grime scene.
47:56
November 15, 2019
Tate Schmitt and Erik Holt - A Chat with the Rookies
Tate Schmitt and Erik Holt join nedum in the studio ahead of the Real Monarchs Western Conference final on Saturday (11/9, at 1:00pm MT on ESPN+ and KMYU). The two rookies talk about their transition from college to the pros, what they learned from their first year with the club and what their goals are in their sophomore season.
53:30
November 8, 2019
Zack Moss - Footballer to Footballer
University of Utah record holding running back Zack Moss comes into the studio to talk with Nedum about life as a student-athlete, his decision to come to Utah from Florida and some insights into the personalities around him the Utes locker room.
01:13:28
November 6, 2019
Jack Blake - From the Forest to the Mountains
Real Monarchs capitan Jack Blake comes on to share his journey from Nottingham to Salt Lake and why that is the path less traveled. Find more more from Jack on YouTube by searching "Jack Blake," and get Nedum's Spotify playlist at bit.ly/kickbacklist
01:00:13
October 8, 2019
Corey Baird - Get Your Shots
MLS Rookie of the Year and Nedum's RSL teammate, Corey Baird, comes into the studio to talk about keeping up the intensity in his second year, who really is the fastest on the training ground and whether or not you need to use social media to be successful as an athlete.
59:03
October 4, 2019
Joe Hart - Putting on the Gloves
Nedum digs into his A-list phone book to catch up with former Man City teammate and English international, Joe Hart.
52:55
September 25, 2019
Not the End of the World
We asked, you responded. Nedum answers questions from fans around the world as he rolls with the unexpected challenges of making a podcast. Topics discussed include the fastest players at RSL, dealing with racism as an athlete and pre-match playlists.
35:50
September 18, 2019
Rachel Corsie - The Queen of Aberdeen
What is this, a crossover episode? Rachel Corsie (URFC centerback, Scottish WNT capitan, host of the Rethink podcast) joins Nedum to talk football, music and the most famous contacts on their phones.
01:08:17
September 10, 2019
Luke Mulholland - English Soul, American Mind
Luke Mulholland, RSL midfielder, joins Nedum in the studio to tell his story of coming from Preston to the US to play "soccer-" the path less-traveled by English footballers.
44:08
September 4, 2019
Micah Richards - Roller Coasters Up and Down
Micah Richards, Premier League champion and Nedum's teammate at Man City, calls into the show to talk about his recent retirement, how the sport has evolved in the past decade and why it really is so difficult to defend against Messi and Ronaldo.
44:51
August 28, 2019
Vero Boquete - Unfinished Business
URFC midfielder and Spanish WNT all-time leading goal scorer, Vero Boquete, joins Nedum in the studio to talk about football. The conversation covers making the move to the U.S., VAR in the World Cup and what the best 5-a-side team really looks like.Have a question or comment for Nedum? send a voice memo in to digital@RSL.com and he will hear it.
56:26
August 20, 2019
Justin Portillo - Don't You Be a Meanie
RSL midfielder, Justin Portillo, joins Nedum in the studio to talk about growing up in New Orleans, where he gets his new music and his 5-a-side dream team.
40:40
August 6, 2019
Matt Gaschk - The Tricky First Podcast
Nedum ventures into world of podcasting with the first episode of Kickback, a show so fresh that it didn't eve have a name at the time of recording. Nedum and his first guest, RSL PR director, Matt Gaschk (The Matt Gaschk Interviews Podcast) talk about the music that defines a soccer locker room, tell some kids to get off their lawns and leave you with a few recommendations.
50:05
August 1, 2019