What’s it all about?
Journalist Ryan Baldi – author of the book, The Dream Factory – brings his tales to life in a mini series of podcasts that cast an eye on football academies by exploring a youth-related-theme in every episode. Ryan is joined by a cast of excellent guests, including former Huddersfield boss Jan Siewert and Chelsea star Mason Mount’s dad, Tony. There are some fascinating tales to discover.
Where can I find out more?
While there is no dedicated account for the podcast on social media, host Ryan Baldi is definitely worth a follow on @RyanBaldiFW – while the accompanying book, The Dream Factory, is on sale now.
Where can I listen?
The full list of podcast episodes is available at Anchor FM, while it’s also available to listen to on Spotify and across Apple iTunes.
I want to listen now…
Then it’s worth starting with episode one, which is an interview with Burnley academy manager Jon Pepper, who discusses what a day working with youngsters at an established Premier League club is like.