About

Around the Bloc is the two-time Award Winning (2013 Football Fans Down Under (FFDU) Football Podcast of the Year; 2014 FFDU Amateur Football Podcast of the Year ) Supporters Podcast of the Western Sydney Wanderers.

Created by fans who have been there since the club’s beginnings, Around the Bloc brings you weekly match reviews, previews, football discussions, player interviews and much more!

Around the Bloc are….

Michael Turner

Property developer extraordinaire, Turner was promoted to hosting duties midway through Season 6 of ATB where he has found success and purpose. Although everyone still blames him for any wrongs in the world.

Nick Koloski

La Banda member Nick joined the team in Season 3 and brings with him years of community radio experience, DJing and an abundance of quotations from pop culture.

Tatiyana Shaba

Aspiring writer and online show host Tatiyana joined the team in Season 4 to add a female perspective and flavour to the show. She arguably has more football knowledge than most of the other hosts.

Stephen Panuccio

Not afraid to speak his mind, Stephen is always there to give a critical opinion on the latest news and team performances. Starting in Season 2017/18 Stephen began the Best & Worst Series where he documents the team’s latest match performance. Re-branded to Gold Stars and Red Cards in Season 2019/20.

Josh Shepherd
Josh has a great technical eye for the performances of the team and is invaluable to the tactical analysis and the goings on with the financial and political aspects of the game.

 

ATB Alumni
Brendan Kennedy

Former host and musical guru of the show, Brendan’s aim was to make the podcast the best it can be, and also reduce the number of ummms per show. Currently AWOL in the motherland of football.

Iván Amaro

Spanish commentator extraordinaire; Iván brought a unique Latin flavour, opinion and fiery attitude to the show.