***THIS BLOG HAS NOW MOVED***

After two years of writing on the lovely wordpress site, I have decided to switch to a new website.

All of my new work (blogs, pictures and videos) and old work can now be found at: www.vaishalibhardwaj.com

I hope all of my current readers and followers will continue to follow my work on my new site.

Thank you!

Vaishali

 

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Round-Up Show Episode 18: Mid-season review special

In the 18th edition of Break London Radio’s Round-Up Show, me and Ben Curtis present a special mid-season review show with guest appearances from BBC Sport’s Reshmin Chowdhury and Kristan Heneage.

In this special show, Ben and I examine how each team in the Premier League has performed so far this term. Reshmin Chowdhury and freelance journalist Kristan Heneage add to the discussion by giving their thoughts on Tottenham Hotspur’s and Newcastle United’s seasons respectively.

To listen to the show, click here.

Vaishali

European Round-Up – 19 December

This report was first presented on The Round-Up Show live on Break London Radio. To listen to it, click here.

Benoit Cheyrou netted a last-gasp winner for Marseille

Welcome to this week’s European Round-Up with me Vaishali Bhardwaj…

We start in France where all seven of the Saturday games in Ligue 1 kicked off at the time of 7pm and here are the results from those matches:

Montpellier and Toulouse drew 1-1, Saint-Etienne beat Dijon 2-1 while Marseille grabbed a 95th-minute winner to register a win over Lorient by the same scoreline, Nancy beat Caen 2-1, Brest claimed a 1-0 victory at home to Auxerre while Nice beat Valenciennes 2-0 and Lyon clinched a 2-1 home win over Evian.

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Round-Up Show: Episode 17

In the 17th edition of Break London Radio’s Round-Up Show, me and Ben Curtis discuss all the latest news and views from this week’s Premier League action – including Manchester City’s win over Arsenal.

Ben next presents his Football League segment before I round-up the latest results from France’s Ligue 1, Spain’s La Liga and Italy’s Serie A competitions in my weekly European Round-Up section.

We then discuss the UEFA Champions League and Europa League draws before ending the show by previewing the upcoming Premier League games.

To listen to the show, click here.

Vaishali

Interview with Forza Fútbol

I had the pleasure of appearing on Forza Fútbol‘s La Liga podcast for the second time this week.

The website is one of the best English sites on the Spanish game and during my interview, I talked with Elisa and Ravi about a number of aspects including:

1. How is La Liga viewed in UK overall?
2. How is the current La Liga season perceived over there?
3. TV coverage of La Liga in UK
4. How Popular is La Liga in England?
5. La Liga season – the biggest surprises
6. Best upcoming and outstanding players of this season
7. The failed move of Kevin Gameiro to Valencia ”
8. Predictions for La Liga, Copa and UCL – pre & post clasico if they have changed
9. Benzema vis-a-vis Les Bleus
10. The exodus of talented Spanish players to the EPL – Torres, Mata, Silva, Romeu and more.
11. What is the biggest challenge for Spanish players in England? Why some of them fail like Reyes, Tevez

12.Spanish striker-crisis.

To listen to the show, click here.

Vaishali

Round-Up Show Episode 16: Spanish Football Special

In the 16th edition of Break London Radio’s Round-Up Show, me and the team discuss all the latest news and views from this week’s Premier League action.

Ben Curtis next presents his Football League segment before I round-up the latest results from France’s Ligue 1, Spain’s La Liga, Italy’s Serie A and the UEFA Champions League competitions in my weekly European Round-Up section.

I then introduce my La Liga interview with Ravi Ramineni, who is an editor and podcaster for Forza Futbol and Villarreal USA. Me and Ravi talk about Villarreal’s torrid start to the season, if Valencia can break into the top two this term, whether Real Madrid can win the league over Barcelona as well as looking at the ambitious Málaga project.

Me and the boys then end the show by discussing the big talking points in football – including Wayne Rooney’s England ban being reduced to two games.

To listen to this week’s show, click here.

Vaishali

Prime Time Football: World Football Minute

Listen to my latest set of World Football Minute news bulletins in Beyond the Pitch’s brand new show, Prime Time Football, with former Wimbledon, Newcastle and England international defender Warren Barton.

In the latest edition of Prime Time Football, the team discuss all the biggest issues in the Premier League and La Liga. My newscasts can be found from about 12, 26 and 50 minutes onwards.

To listen to the show, click here.

Vaishali