SBS Radio will broadcast the Socceroos 2018 FIFA World Cup Asian qualifier matches with live English language ball-by-ball radio commentary.
Hear expert commentary from Glenn Osborne, analysis from Socceroo Clint Bolton and the latest news and updates from Anna Harrington, Erdem Koc and SBS Radio’s Dario Castaldo.
SBS Russian Radio’s Olga Klepova will also report on the preparations for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.
NEXT SBS RADIO SOCCEROOS BROADCASTS
Thursday 12th November from 7:30pm AEST
(kick-off 8:00pm AEST)
Australia v Kyrgystan
Tuesday 17th November from 10pm AEST
(kick-off 10:30pm AEST)
Bangladesh v Australia
How To Listen
Listen on SBS Radio 3 digital, streaming online at www.sbs.com.au/radio or via the SBS Radio App, free to download from Google Play or Apple’s App Store.
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Meet the team
CLINT BOLTON – Analyst
Former Australian goalkeeper, Socceroo’s Clint Bolton made 479 Australian National League/A-League appearances before he hung up his gloves and joined SBS as a football analyst. His expertise and knowledge of the game is enjoyed by millions of viewers and listeners during SBS’s A-League and 2014 FIFA World Cup coverage.
GLENN OSBORNE – Commentator
A veteran of more than a decade in print, television and radio journalism, Glenn is delighted to be our match commentator for the upcoming Socceroos World Cup Qualifying matches.
An experienced commentator with SBS, Glenn called our play-by-play radio coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, including all Socceroos group stage matches, the semi-finals and the final at the Maracana. He was also one of our lead commentators on our coverage of the A-League in 2013 and 2014. He's covered the big sports issues out of Melbourne for SBS and Network Ten over the last seven years.
CHRISTOPHE MALLET – Executive Producer
Christophe is Executive Producer of the French program and SBS Chill. He joined SBS Radio’s football team as Melbourne Executive Producer of the 2013 A-League season and led SBS Radio’s 2014 FIFA World Cup broadcast team in Melbourne. His passion for sport doesn’t end with football. Christophe also called the 2013 AFL Grand Final in French; covered five Australian Tennis Opens, National and World Cycling Championships, Formula One Grand Prix and Tour de France.
DARIO CASTALDO – Host
Dario joined SBS as a producer and presenter with the Italian language program. During the 2013-14 A-League seasons he also worked as side-line reporter and was one of the producers SBS Radio’s English coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Dario speaks several languages and still moonlights as tennis correspondent for Italian TV.
ANNA HARRINGTON – Host
Anna joins the SBS team as match host. Previously she commentated on W-League Football, State League and AFL while working as a sports journalist at Reuters, primarily covering Football and Rugby Union. She is currently working as an online journalist, social media and marketing coordinator at Melbourne Football Club.
OLGA KLEPOVA – Reporter
The Road to Russia starts with Olga who is one of the broadcasters of the SBS Russian program. She is a highly skilled communicator and will be providing updates and behind the scene reports of the qualifications and preparation in the lead up to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.