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A professional indoor volleyball podcast with a focus on the major leagues of Europe and international competition. More content can be found at fiveonevb.com

October 8, 2021

Italian League season 2021/2022 preview & power rankings

In this episode of the FiveOne Volleyball podcast, I preview the 2022 season for the top professional league in volleyball, the Italian Superleague. I preview and rank every team in the league into tiers, and go over the biggest signings in the league, talk about young players to watch out for. Everything you could possible want to know about Italian volleyball is here! You can watch the upcoming season on volleyballworld.tv. 

 

The FiveOne Volleyball podcast covers professional men's volleyball in the analytical and in-depth way that we expect of media in the big 4 American sports. If you like the podcast, check out my videos on my YouTube channel: FiveOne Volleyball.

September 30, 2021

Plusliga 2021-22 Season Preview Power Rankings

In this episode of the FiveOne Volleyball Podcast, I am joined by Polish volleyball expert Pawel to preview and rank all 14 Plusliga teams heading into the new season which starts October 1st! We go over the players to watch, biggest transfers, and other major storylines for one of the most competitive men's volleyball leagues in the world. 

 

The FiveOne Volleyball podcast covers professional men's volleyball in the analytical and in-depth way that we expect of media in the big 4 American sports. If you like the podcast, check out my commentary videos on my YouTube channel: FiveOne Volleyball. 

September 2, 2021

EuroVolley 2021 Men Preview & Taylor Sander situation

In this episode, the FiveOne Volleyball podcast returns to discuss the Olympic champions, whatever is going on with Taylor Sander, and break down all four pools ahead of EuroVolley 2021 for the men.

The FiveOne Volleyball podcast covers professional men's volleyball in the analytical and in-depth way that we expect of media in the big 4 American sports. If you like the podcast, check out my commentary videos on my YouTube channel: FiveOne Volleyball. 

August 5, 2021

Tokyo Olympics Volleyball Finals Preview

On this episode of the FiveOne Volleyball podcast, I recap what happened in the semifinals matches of the men's Olympic volleyball tournament (0:55) and then preview the finals match up between France & Russia (16:45) and pick my gold medal winner. 

The FiveOne Volleyball podcast covers professional men's volleyball in the analytical and in-depth way that we expect of media in the big 4 American sports. If you like the podcast, check out my commentary videos on my YouTube channel: FiveOne Volleyball. 

July 28, 2021

Olympic mid-tournament report

In this episode, I go over the playoff race for both Pool A(1:41), and Pool B (28:45) of the men's volleyball tournament in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. I also dig deep into the stats for each team, trying to figure out who is playing well, who isn't, and what trends will define the rest of the Olympic tournament. 

The FiveOne Volleyball podcast covers professional men's volleyball in the analytical and in-depth way that we expect of media in the big 4 American sports. If you like the podcast, check out my commentary videos on my YouTube channel: FiveOne Volleyball. 

July 23, 2021

Olympic Volleyball Pool B Preview with Rob St.Claire (Argentina Brazil France Russia Tunisia USA)

Once again I am joined by Rob St. Claire to break down Pool B just ahead of the Olympic competition. We go over our picks for who will make it out of the group phase, who should start on team France, and discuss team USA's odds without Aaron Russell. 

Check out Rob on the Deep Corner: https://vla.podomatic.com

On instagram: @rstclaire1

and Around the VLA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHzRQnSQ7lQ

The FiveOne Volleyball podcast covers professional men's volleyball in the analytical and in-depth way that we expect of media in the big 4 American sports. If you like the podcast, check out my commentary videos on my YouTube channel: FiveOne Volleyball. 

July 19, 2021

Olympic Volleyball Pool A Preview with Rob St.Claire (Japan Italy Venezuela Canada Poland Iran)

In this episode of the 51 Volleyball podcast, we FINALLY get to talk about the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Today I am joined by the best person possible to join me in this conversation, VLA commentator and all-around volleyball guy Rob St. Claire. We are starting the week off with Pool A, which includes not only Canada (a team near and dear to my heart), but also some of the top volleyball nations on the planet in Italy and Poland as well as the hosts Japan. 

Check out Rob on the Deep Corner: https://vla.podomatic.com

On instagram: @rstclaire1

and Around the VLA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHzRQnSQ7lQ

The FiveOne Volleyball podcast covers professional men's volleyball in the analytical and in-depth way that we expect of media in the big 4 American sports. If you like the podcast, check out my commentary videos on my YouTube channel: FiveOne Volleyball. 

June 24, 2021

VNL 21 final 4 preview, my all-star team, and team ratings

On this action packed episode of the FiveOne Volleyball podcast, I break down the match ups between Slovenia-Poland & France-Brazil taking place in the VNL 2021 final 4, and then give my 'team of the tournament' as well as give a rating out of 10 for each national team's current level of play and future potential. 

Watch the VNL matches on volleyballworld.tv 

The FiveOne Volleyball podcast covers professional men's volleyball in the analytical and in-depth way that we expect of media in the big 4 American sports. If you like the podcast, check out my commentary videos on my YouTube channel: FiveOne Volleyball. 

June 20, 2021

VNLRound 5 preview and Team USA & France Olympic Rosters

In this episode, I go over the situation in volleyball nations league 2021 heading into the last round of the pool play round (1:05) before talking about the release of the Olympic rosters for both the USA men's national team (14:25) and the French men's national team (28:05). 

Watch the VNL matches on volleyballworld.tv 

The FiveOne Volleyball podcast covers professional men's volleyball in the analytical and in-depth way that we expect of media in the big 4 American sports. If you like the podcast, check out my commentary videos on my YouTube channel: FiveOne Volleyball. 

June 2, 2021

VNL 2021 Round 1 Recap and a thought on each team

International volleyball is back! On this episode of the podcast, I give one insight I gained from watching the first week of volleyball nations league 2021. Then I share the audio from my YouTube recap, prewhich you can find on YouTube. 

 

The FiveOne Volleyball podcast covers professional men's volleyball in the analytical and in-depth way that we expect of media in the big 4 American sports. If you like the podcast, check out my commentary videos on my YouTube channel: FiveOne Volleyball.