Football Index Podcast

Football Index conversation, insights and a few laughs

About the show

Hosted by yours truly The FIG, I attempt to dissect the Index on at least a weekly basis, getting as many interesting guests on board as possible. These guests are either experienced traders who can offer their insights, or newer traders who can give a fresher perspective on things.

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • FigCast Extra #1 - Hey Jude Ft. £400k man Panda

    Episode  |  January 30th, 2020  |  41 mins 27 secs
    betting, fantasy football, football, football betting, football index, football index guide, investing, soccer, trading

    I was joined by the mighty Sporting Panda, pro gambler and £400k portfolio trader on Football Index. We talked about FI's IPO crisis, them as a company in 2020, where their tech sits right now, what NASDAQ could bring, what they need to improve, how they need to improve and much, much more. We also touch on Inter Milan and Erisken's transfer there, as well as the big blockbuster move that is Bruno Fernandes....that caused some debate!

  • Episode 119: Football Index psychology blockbuster Ft. Sam Freedman & Sigmund Fruend

    Episode  |  January 26th, 2020  |  2 hrs 50 mins
    betting, fantasy football, football, football betting, football index, football index guide, investing, soccer, trading

    I was rejoined by the great Sam Freedman (@FISamF on twitter) who's previously been on Ep. 100, 84 & 69), economist, behavioural pyschology buff, education specialist and FI trader - alongside Sigmund Fruend (@Freunds_Mullet - previously on Ep. 107) a sports psychologist who's been on Football Index 12 months.

  • Episode 118: Comms, PR & Marketing Special Ft. 4 Year Football Index Veteran Chris Harris

    Episode  |  January 19th, 2020  |  1 hr 15 mins
    betting, fantasy football, football, football betting, football index, football index guide, football index marketing, investing, soccer, trading

    I was joined by PR and Comms proffessional Chris Harris (@ChrisHarri5 on twitter) who's been on the Index for over 3-4 years! We talk about, you guessed it - FI Marketing, Comms and PR. The Elephant in the room of course is the transfer dividend announcement that was greeted in a well, very mixed way! We also touch on FI's comms in general, their aquisition and marketing plans, the MB and PB matrix and what 2020 has in store for the platform!

  • Episode 117: 20 Player Portfolio Trader Headhunter Joins the Show

    Episode  |  January 12th, 2020  |  1 hr 7 mins
    betting, fantasy football, football, football betting, football index, football index guide, investing, soccer, trading

    I was joined by FI Headhunter, who as name suggests, works in the recruitment industry. He's been on the platform since Jan 2017 but made his first big deposit in April 2019! He employs a 20 player portfolio strategy, and thinks he has a great way of getting Whales onboard the index! It was a thoroughly enjoyable pod!

  • Episode 116: Data Heads PB Hunter and FI Ben Join the Show

    Episode  |  January 5th, 2020  |  1 hr 9 mins
    betting, fantasy football, football, football betting, football index, football index guide, investing, soccer, trading

    I was joined by two of the hottest FI spreadsheet/content creators on twitter at the moment: PB Hunter and FIBen. PB hunter has a modelling and betfair background, and has been providing data on twitter for the past 6 or so months. FI Ben similarly, has been creating data content on twitter for the past 6-9 months!

  • Episode 115: Trent Alexander-Arnold, Paul Pogba and Football Index in 2020 FT. Darragh Hynes

    Episode  |  December 29th, 2019  |  54 mins 10 secs
    fantasy football, football, football index, football index guide, investing, soccer, trading

    I was joined by Ireland based Darragh Hynes (formerly Dougal Maguire!) to talk all about Trent Alexander-Arnold, Paul Pogba, the next king of the index, what FI are doing to expand in Ireland, and much, much more!

  • FigCast Special: Christmas Bloopers & Outtakes

    Episode  |  December 26th, 2019  |  22 mins 35 secs
    fantasy football, football, football index, football index guide, investing, soccer, trading

    Podcasts don't always go smoothly! A late Christmas present, loads of outtakes and bloopers from the past 50 or so Football Index podcast episodes! Thanks so much to everyone who's supported the podcast this year, it's been an awesome 12 months. I truly appreciate everyone's support! Not too much insight in this one, but I hope it brings a smile to your faces!

    Happy belated Christmas, and have a great new year!

  • Episode 114: The Erling Haaland Debate Ft. 4 Year Football Index Veteran Phil Tyrer

    Episode  |  December 22nd, 2019  |  1 hr 9 mins
    betting, erling haaland, fantasy football, football, football index, football index guide, investing, portfolio, soccer, trading

    Phil previously appeared on episode 92, and has been on FI since nearly the very start. He was the ~2000th sign up and considering there are about 500,000 now - he's certainly seen his fair share over the years! He's a big economics lover, and we really got into it on #HaalandGate. Should his name have been changed? What's next for MB? All this and much, much more on today's show!

  • Episode 113: Is Lionel Messi Over or Undervalued? Ft. FPL Chef and FI Data Man LuaLua

    Episode  |  December 15th, 2019  |  59 mins 23 secs
    fantasy football, football, football index, football index guide, investing, soccer, trading

    FPL Chef is a polarising figure in the FPL community who has been on Football Index since the very start, but only really took a bigger interest in the last 6 months. LuaLua is a keen spreadsheeter, and has provided some excellent statistical analysis to the community during his 9 months on the index!

  • Episode 112: £70k Port Man FI Wetherz & Data Provider FI Market Cap Join the Show

    Episode  |  December 8th, 2019  |  58 mins 39 secs
    fantasy football, football, football index, football index guide, investing, soccer, trading

    Fi Wetherz is a pokemon lover and has been on FI since August 2019. He since has a £70k portfolio, and is famous for his GIFs on twitter. Market cap is perhaps the hottest content creator on twitter at the moment, and provides data about dividend payouts, how much money is in the market and much, much more to the FI community!

  • Episode 111: Stat man Karl Brown & 4 year trader Football Index Veteran join the Show

    Episode  |  December 1st, 2019  |  1 hr 3 mins
    fantasy football, football, football index, football index guide, investing, soccer, trading

    I was joined by Karl Brown, who regularly goes into deep dives on Football Index data, and Football Index Veteran, who's been on the platform for almost 4 years, and also invests in property, the stock market and trades on betfair exchange.

  • Episode 110: PubCast Special 2: Index Gain Trader Meet: Gamblers, or Investors? Ft. Chris Askew, Frosties and Buzzing Paul

    Episode  |  November 24th, 2019  |  1 hr 21 mins
    fantasy football, football, football index, football index guide, investing, soccer, trading

    I was joined by Chris Askew, Frosties and Buzzing Paul for another PubCast special - this time at the index gain trader meet up!

  • Episode 109: PubCast Special Ft. £100k Portfolio Man Soccer Index & Former Football Index Employee Nick Morris

    Episode  |  November 17th, 2019  |  1 hr 35 mins
    fantasy football, football, football index, football index guide, investing, soccer, trading

    I was rejoined by Soccer Index (James) and Nick Morris for a special 90 mins on the FigCast! We talked IPOs, Opportunity cost, the future of Football Index, potential competitors in the future - and much, much more!

  • Episode 108: Football Index Veteran Paul Anthony Joins the Show

    Episode  |  November 10th, 2019  |  1 hr 6 mins
    fantasy football, football, football index, football index guide, investing, soccer, trading

    I was joined by Paul Anthony, who's been on the index since 2018. We discuss how he found out about the index and his FI journey, set pieces, the PB matrix - how could it be changed, , Large users or small users, the next FI trend, and much, much more.

  • Episode 107: Football Index Psychology Special Ft. FI Sigmund Freund

    Episode  |  November 3rd, 2019  |  1 hr 25 mins
    fantasy football, football, football index, football index guide, investing, soccer, trading, trading psychology

    I was joined by FI Sigmun Freund for a really special episode of the FigCast. We talk all about the psychology of Football Index.

  • Episode 106: Football Index Investor and Nick Join the Show

    Episode  |  October 27th, 2019  |  1 hr 26 mins
    dividends, fantasy football, football, football index, football index guide, investing, media buzz, performance buzz, soccer, stockmarket, trading

    I was joined by returning guest FI Investor, and debutant NickFI_LFC to discuss market reaction to the dividend announcement, whether it's forced people to change strategies and what players are the main beneficiaries from the dividend announcement.