The Offside Rule

The Offside Rule

Offside Productions’ flagship award-winning football podcast The Offside Rule was launched in 2012. Its all-female line ups have been giving their unique take on the world of football ever since, winning several awards, as well as a reputation as early stakeholders in the podcast industry.

With over a million downloads, the show is now co-produced by The Athletic. The production, along with its website and social channels aims to support women getting into sports broadcasting and journalism.

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The Offside Rule Exclusives

The Offside Rule Exclusives is a monthly long-form podcast with a famous name in football. Female-fronted and with no topic off-limits, exclusive lines from this production have featured in The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Independent, FourFourTwo, the Daily Mail, the Mirror, Manchester Evening News and many more. The show is co-produced by The Athletic.

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The Athletic Women’s Football Podcast

After a successful World Cup, a dedicated women’s football podcast was launched in 2019. The Athletic Women’s Football Podcast runs weekly throughout the season, featuring leading football journalists, current and former players.

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The Offside Rule: 2019 Women’s World Cup Edition

Commissioned by Spotify and co-produced with Muddy Knees Media, The Offside Rule Women’s World Cup Edition was a 27-episode series of daily podcasts throughout the World Cup in 2019. Featuring former Lionesses and some of the best women’s football journalists in the business.

The Offside Rule: Jack Radio

The Offside Rule is broadcast every week on Jack Radio, one of the fastest growing radio stations on the DAB network. Jack are big supporters of the brand and its ethos which syncs perfectly with their commitment to play songs solely by female artists. The Jack Radio show is made with Muddy Knees Media. 

The Offside Rule: Live Events

Offside Rule Productions doesn’t just make pre-recorded content, we love going live too. Using a huge OB set up, The Offside Rule broadcast a football show live to youtube from Wembley Stadium, as well as hosted a live ‘pubcast’ featuring top footballing names in front of a live audience.

The Offside Rule has also hosted charity initiatives and fronted live football events across the UK.

The Offside Rule: Branded Content

Offside Productions Media has created bespoke podcast content for HTC, SSE, Continental, McDonald’s and many more clients. The Offside Rule’s USP in providing female-led content appeals to brands who want a different approach in a male-dominated football market.

As the number of female fans engaging with football continues to rise, so do the opportunities for an increasing number of brands.