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Across the Pond, a Premier League Podcast

Across the Pond
99 episodes
This podcast may contain explicit content.
Across the Pond is a Premier League soccer podcast from across the pond. Expect weekly episodes discussing EPL fixtures, tactics, controversy and the table with guests from BBC, The Guardian, ESPN, USA Today, SB Nation and more. Follow on Twitter @acrossthepond.

Disclaimer: the content and artwork of this podcast are the property of its owner and are not affiliated with nor endorsed by Audiotrails.

Overoverthinking It

The team breaks down the Champions League preview that we were #blessed with this weekend that included weakened lineups, a failed Panenka, and gesticulation battles plus the final day of the Women's Super League, the team assigns letter grades to some of the Premier League students of the game, Pr…

Glaze Over

The team connects after Manchester United vs. Liverpool is postponed due to anti-Glazer protests glazing over onto the pitch at Old Trafford, Gareth Bale scores a hattrick against the league's worst team with no fans in attendance, Premier League teams can fill the Euro final slots, Prediction Leag…

Eleven Letters

The squad gets together to talk about Manchester City's 4th consecutive EFL Cup, Tottenham's uncertain future, Liverpool's final five matches, Super League punishments, this weekend's upcoming social media boycott to protest online abuse and the Premier League Hall of Fame debutants. Thanks for l…

Super Rich Kids

What better way to propel us to record another episode than having 10+ billionaire owners announce that they're planning to start their own (and super) league so they can make money off of all of us without FIFA and UEFA in the way?  We also have to push Jose Mourinho getting sacked a week before h…

Time-Wasting Clinic

The squad returns from international break to find that fans will be welcomed back to Wembley for the EFL Cup Final where Jose Mourinho will try to prevent City from winning a treble, Big Sam claiming three points against Chelsea, Fulham's inability to time-waste, monitoring Big Oil in the game, Sw…

Wanting to Feel Something

The team connects to talk about Erik Lamela's North London Derby. Yes, it is his derby and he determined the outcomes. Who's the best team in London? Why should we care about midtable teams at this stage of the season? The team answers these questions, listener questions, updates on the Prediction …

Scott Parka

The team witnesses Manchester City face defeat for the first time in 2021 at the hands of Luke Shaw, Scott's parka proving that there's more to football than just kicking a ball around, Liverpool's decline to mid-table, Big Sam's escape plan, Tottenham and Chelsea eyeing top 4, who at ATP is laying…

You Absolutely Blew It

The team huddles to talk about Leicester City and Arsenal (1:49), two European hopefuls with plenty of time to shape their outcomes, the relegation fighters earning critical points with hope to climb out (16:15), Lee Mason blowing his whistle for fun (25:36), sweating (20:15), Prediction League (29…

You Paid For Our Ground

The team debriefs on Everton's first win at Anfield since 1999, David Moyes beating another former Manchester United manager in Jose Mourinho, FPL subs and transfers potentially impacting PL gameplans, the league's first ever concussion sub, Prediction League and listener questions. Thanks for li…

Such Big Shoes

The squad gathers to talk the race for 2nd, a focus on goalkeeping in the league with our very own Jess Charman including shifts in the style of play, keepers' partnership with the defense and the league's top picks, whether or not a relegation battle exists, Prediction League and more. Thanks fo…

One Point Wonder

The team talks of City stomping of Liverpool with Alisson Becker channeling Liverpool keepers of the past, the most important point of the weekend, Tottenham's strange situation, Prediction League, listener questions, the UK addressing Premier League social media abuse, concussion protocol rules, a…

A Transfer of Our Own

The squad sends Chris out on loan and brings in a new host just before the window and Sheyi and team answer listener questions on transfers (5:57), recap the deadline deals (14:57), talk fixture suggestion (16:12), Manchester City's run of form led by İlkay Gündoğan (20:05), Thomas Tuchel's early d…

F5

The team crowds around a computer and Control+F5s in disbelief that Frank Lampard was sacked by Chelsea Football Club during the last week of the Winter transfer window, FA Cup feeling like a fool's errand, Liverpool's woes, prediction league, farewell to Mesut Özil but hello to a new Ø, listener q…

Character Development

The team gets together to break down the new Premier League pandemic protocols (4:05), the pod derby between Liverpool and Manchester United (9:11), Manchester City leading the pack from behind (16:10), the relegation menu (20:30), a Premier League name game (27:55), Prediction League (30:48) and l…

Dodgy Clobber (ft. Rebecca Lowe)

The team brings on Rebecca Lowe to talk about her time with Jess Malone at Mercersburg Academy (1:44), her journey towards becoming the face of Premier League in the US (9:26), life as a Crystal Palace supporter (17:13), Alan Pardew, Andros Townsend, Premier League hair and fashion (31:10), the lea…

Brought to Tears

The team gathers after the holiday season and the opening of the January transfer window to talk about the coronavirus' grasp on the UK and Premier League, Southampton bringing Hasenhüttl to tears, Frank's hard work not paying off in December, our holiday favorites, Prediction League and listener q…

Good Riddance, 2020

The team connects for the last podcast of 2020 to evaluate how significant Arsenal's win over Chelsea was (1:57), Sean Dyche's post-match complaint (9:40), Prediction League (16:10) and with the Winter transfer window approaching we're focusing on which clubs need to make moves (20:10) and answer l…

Better Call Sam

The team says goodbye to Slaven Bilic and hello to Big Sam as he returns to West Brom where he once played and his 5th Premier League club as manager since the start of Across the Pond, Burnley's climb out of relegation, Arteta's strange situation, Tottenham, Prediction League, listener questions a…

Meet Eric Italiano

Meet Eric Italiano, the main mind behind the Across the Pond Twitter account, to talk footie beginnings, New Jersey favorites from meat to Bruce, Star Wars and Keanu Reeves takes, his love for Liverpool and Italy, the new American Premier League fan and more. Thanks for listening this season and …

Play the Tape Back

The team gathers between tight matchweeks to recap the weekend's action including some giant-slaying, what to watch for this holiday season, Manchester United's sudden departure from Champions League covered up by the most-boring Manchester Derby yet, the Champions and Europa League draws, Predicti…

By Hook or by Crook

The team suits up to talk about the first match cancellation due to COVID-19 in the same weekend fans start showing up for matches, the one-sided North London Derby, the best screamer from the weekend, Man United's tense Champions League situation, how ATP will spend their match credit dollars, Pre…

Faux Beard

The team wonders how David Moyes pulled a fast one and has West Ham in 5th!? The team also talks through the takeaways from Tottenham vs. Chelsea, Pulisic's fake beard, Cavani's social media post and what the FA should consider moving forward, Klopp's continued anger at TV broadcasters, Prediction …

Grab A Plate

The squad gets together after clubs come back from international break to talk Mourinho's Spurs handling Manchester City, Premier League fans returning to stadiums as COVID-19 gets worse and worse, some of the weekend's most important results, Prediction League, listener questions and Premier Leagu…

And That's The Mate

The squad gets together over mate during the international break and puts together their best South American Premier League eleven including a keeper, back four, midfield, strikers, a manager and of course some flops. Thanks for listening this season and if you rate us 5 stars and roast us in the…

Slippery Slopes

The team meets just before the international break to talk Man City vs. Liverpool (2:14), fixture congestion, the podcast's favorite dark horses (8:54) and where they stand now, Leicester City and their love for a strange season (18:49), kneeling before matches (26:18) and the intended impact, Pred…

Appliance Repair

The squad gets together after Miles' repairman spends 30 seconds fixing an appliance to talk Tottenham's chances at the title (3:35), Fraud Watch in full effect (11:25) featuring Everton, Southampton, Aston Villa and OGS, your COVID-19 update (23:45), Halloween impressions (29:17), Prediction Leagu…

Wake Up Call

The squad connects over Southampton becoming the first team to beat Everton this season, the accusation that the Toffees are dirty, Leeds continuing to play electric footie, Jamie Vardy living up to his English proverb, Manchester City's perceived troubles, a stalemate between club heroes, Predicti…

Curtain Closer

The squad walks out onto the pitch to talk through another Merseyside Derby to remember (2:18), rash challenges, Michael Oliver's ownership (9:40), David Moyes making an argument for World's Top Fraud (22:00), Aston Villa proving to be relegation-free (31:11), the impact of the no fans on the Premi…

Ethos Audit

The team focuses on women's soccer in England while the Premier League is on pause for the international break. We discuss what it's like to play in England (1:50), league structure and cup competitions (9:40), Manchester United Women's problematic beginnings (23:25), a 50-year ban on women's socce…

No One Is Safe

The team records this week's episode as the Summer October transfer window closes to welcome in the new Premier League signings (3:00) and to say goodbye to some league legends including Arsenal's Gunnersaurus (42:26). We talk latest transfers, more positive coronavirus tests (15:15), Manchester Un…