Down the Pub Podcast- A Soccer Podcast

Down the Pub Podcast- A Soccer Podcast

Down the Pub: Hosted by Anthony Abbott, Down the Pub is a Canadian soccer podcast which focuses on Halifax Wanderers and the Canadian Premier League. From post-match reviews with Gary Griffiths (@FromAwaysHFX) to interviews with professional footballers from the CPL and beyond, join us down the pub for some top quality football chat. The first pint is on us!

Episodes

February 22, 2024 32 mins

On this episode, I am joined by Wanderers' new boy Ryan Telfer!

We chat about the decision to come to Halifax, working with Patrice, playing in MLS Next Pro and USL and playing internationally with Rampy.

We also look back at that Morelli incident and get Ryan's 5 aside team!

You can follow the show on instagram and X @downnthepubpod

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On this week's episode we look at Media Pro and CSB's agreement for 2024, The Wanderers new signings, the Triston Henry saga and we delve into our amazing listener questions (Thank you everyone who contributed! )

All this and more!!

You can follow the show on Instagram and X @downthepubpodcast

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February 7, 2024 71 mins

On this week's episode we are joined by Down the Pub OG, Chris Searl.

We chat about the ongoing battle between CSB and Media Pro over television rights to the CPL and what it means.

We look at the return of JGL and how he will fit into Patrice's system with The Wanderers. We dive into the listener mailbag and answer your questions. 

An enticing mix of nostalgia, anticipation, knowledge, insightful dialogue and good old humour, this...

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On this episode Anthony and Gary are joined by Wanderers President, Derek Martin.

Derek let's us know what winning executive of the year means to him and the backroom team, we also chat about Kimani Stewart Baynes being drafted and the impact Dino Rossi has had on Canadian football.

Gary looks back on the season with Derek, they chat recruitment, Patrice's impact and how we are shaping up heading into 2024.

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On this episode we are joined by Wanderers head coach, Patrice Gheisar.

We get Patrice's reaction to being nominated for coach of the year.

Gary does an indepth look with the ups and downs of the season with Patrice including the wait for a win and how we turned the season around. We also hear about why you shouldn't allow Patrice loose in your house with a marker.

Patrice answers you questions and we also get his pick for The Fina...

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October 19, 2023 52 mins

On this episode, Gary and Anthony look back at last weekend's playoff game against Pacific. 

We chat about how we set up defensively for this game, how Pacific setup to try and thwart us and how we got see James Merriman's tactics. 

Gary also gives a lowdown how he goes about writing a blog post afterv the great reception his latest one has received. 

You will also get to hear Gary do an Irish accent! All this and more on this week...

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October 10, 2023 46 mins

On this episode, Gary and Anthony look back at the game against Valour and us clinching 3rd place in the table. 

We look at Mighty Mass and his great season so far and how are u21s performed.

We also answer some of your questions and chat about the CANWNT coming to Halifax!!

All this and more.

You can follow the show @downthepubpod on Twitter and Instagram. 

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September 26, 2023 35 mins

Gary is Back!

On this episode Anthony and Gary look back at the away loss to Vancouver. 

We chat about our good start, how the game changed and the performance of Arman Wilson.

Gary also gives his views on the stadium and what's being happening with Ottawa. 

You can follow the pod @downthepubpod on Insta and Twitter

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September 21, 2023 59 mins

On this episode Wanderer's President, Derek Martin, returns to the show for a catch up.

We chat about last Monday's game, the season so far and we look at Derek's presentation to the city on building a permanent stadium in Halifax.

We also delve into our listener questions which Derek answers openly and honestly as always,

All this and more!

You can check out the show on insta and Twitter @downthepubpod

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September 8, 2023 33 mins

On this episode I am joined by Hfx Wanderers Sales and Ticketing Manager and Diversity,Equity and Inclusion Manager. 

We take a look back at the York Game, chat about what a game day is like for Marvin, season ticket renewals and how the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Manager role has evolved.

All this and much more!

You can follow the show @downthepubpod on Twitter and Instagram 

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August 30, 2023 40 mins

On this episode Gary and Anthony look back at the waterlogged victory against Valour. 

We chat about Yann Fillion finally making the TOTW, how Valour set up against us, our cohesive back line and Mo Omar's impressive display.

We delve into our listener mailbag as well.

You can follow the show @downthepubpod on Instagram and Twitter

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August 24, 2023 43 mins

On this episode I am joined by Hfx Wanderers Asst Coach and Head of Youth Development Jed Davies!

We look at Jed's beginnings a s a coach, becoming an author, coaching development techniques and leaving the world of architecture behind.

We also chat about coming to Canada and working with Ottawa Futuro and the Fury. We also talk about joining The Wanderers, Jed's role within the coaching staff and developing young players with the ...

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August 16, 2023 47 mins

On this episode Gary and Anthony look back at last weekend's win against Vancouver. 

The lads chat about some great performances from Riley Ferrazo, Wesley Timeteo and of course Joao Morelli.

We also look at Dan Nimick being rumoured with a move, why Yann Fillion can't make a TOTW and also how Doneil Henry is making an impact.

All this and more!!

You can follow the show @downthepubpod on Twitter and Instagram.

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August 11, 2023 31 mins

Gary is away this week so I thought it would be a good time to chat with one of The Wanderers unsung heroes this season, Cale Loughrey.

We take a look at Monday's game against Pacific, Cale's partnership with Dan Nimick, learning from Doneil Henry,how Jordan Peruzza is fitting in and Cale's 5 aside team!

All of this and more!!!

You can follow the pod @downthepubpod on instagram and twitter.

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August 2, 2023 60 mins

On this episode Anthony and Gary look back at the away win against York!

We talk about the great start we had, the fantastic goals, building a team identity and Joao Morelli's role in the team.

We also look into our listener mail bag and answer your questions and we ask why Yann Fillon can't get into the team.

All this and more!

Don't forget to drop us a follow on instagram and twitter @downthepubpod

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On this week's episode brought to you by Molson Coors, Anthony and Gary look back at the game against Ottawa. It was The Wanderers 5th win at home in a row!!!

We chat about Dan Nimick and that pass and his potential for Canada, we also look at the impressive display from Wesley Timoteo.

Gary gives his opinion on Joao Morelli's amazing new hairdo and we start our campaign for Joao to bring back his Island Games Curls.

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On this episode Anthony and Gary discuss the blockbuster signing of Doneil Henry to The Wanderers.

We chat about the implications for the league and the club, where Doneil will fit into the squad, his attributes and much more.

We also take a brief look back at last weekends game in Calgary.

Brought to you by Molson Coors.

You can follow the show @downthepubpod on instagram and twitter.

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July 18, 2023 44 mins

On this episode we are joined by Hfx Wanderer, Massimo Ferrin!!

We chat about Massimo's great season so far, that arduous schedule the Wanderers just had, playing in Patrice's system and his relationship with the gaffer.

We also talk about Massimo's experience within the DC United system, playing college and the influence of his dad on his career.

All of this and more!!!

You can follow the show @downthepubpod on insta and twitter.

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On this episode Gary and Anthony look into the amazing game against Forge last Friday. 

We chat about the system we used to frustrate Forge, Massimo's great goal and Mr Cool himself Dan Nimick.

We welcome back show sponsor Molson Coors and we dive into our listener questions, 

All this and more on this week's show!

You can drop the show a follow on Twitter and Instagram @downthepubpod 

 

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On this unexpected episode Gary and Anthony look over the news Joao Morelli is returning and we also look back at the win against Valour!

Gary gives his thoughts on Joao returning to the Wanderers fold and where he sees him fitting into our system. Gary breaks down the key points of the win against Valour and gives his thoughts on Aidan Daniels rich run of form. 

All this and more on this episode!

You can follow the show @downthepu...

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