The National Curriculum

School is back in session. Join a rotating collection of some of Australian football’s finest brain thinkers in Joey Lynch, Nick Stoll, Nick D'Urbano, and Josh Parish -- as well as some special guests along the way -- for The National Curriculum.

Every week, the TNC crew will look back at the week that was in Australian football and bring you the best analysis and opinion in Australian football. No cow is too sacred, no topic too taboo, or figure too untouchable to be spared the wrath of Good Football Takes™

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Joey, Stoll, D'Urbano and Teo break down all the action and controversies of week three of the A-League Men season, the Women's World Cup draw, and much more
148 min
Cap the Tree-Climbing Fish! | 17 October 2022
TNC is struck down by Arzani fever as we delve deep into Round 2 of the A-League Men season and discuss the Matildas' 3-1 win over Denmark.
164 min
Here's looking at you, A-Liga | 9 October 2022
Joey, Stoll, and D'Urbano break down every game of the opening round of the A-League Men, as well as all the other major pieces of news in Australian football with some special cameos from Josh and Taryn Heddo
136 min
A TNC Bonus Episode: 2022-23 A-League Men Team-...
Joey, Josh, D'Urbano, Stoll, and some special guests break down every team ahead of the A-League Men season, give their tips for the campaign, and drop a few more tidbits along the way
118 min
A full discussion of the Australia Cup final | ...
In the wake of the controversy surrounding the Australia Cup final, TNC spends over an hour discussing what it means with the help of PFA co-chief executive Beau Busch. Then, there's everything else in Australian football this week.
154 min
A TNC Bonus Episode: One-on-one with Sydney FC ...
Ahead of the 2022-23 A-League Men season, Joey sits down with Sydney FC ALM coach Steve Corica to find out how he's planning on returning the Sky Blues to their powerhouse status
21 min
Smoothbrains | 25 September 2022
TNC breaks down the Socceroos final games before the World Cup, Garang Kuol and the Cumdog's chances of getting to Qatar, fantasy A-Liga, the progress of an NSD, and much more..
129 min
A TNC Bonus Episode: One-on-one with Football A...
Joey goes one-on-one with Football Australia CEO James Johnson to break his efforts to reform the Australian football landscape
38 min
You don't win World Cups in s--- kits | 18 Sept...
As only TNC can, Joey and Stoll break down the Australia Cup, Socceroos squad and kits, A-Liga Women's schedule and ask if you're excited about A-Liga Men's
129 min
Canada Calamities, Cupsets, and Channel Reshuff...
Joey, Josh, D'Urbano, and Taryn go in-depth about the Matildas and the future of Tony Gustavsson, Magic of the Australia Cup, the A-Leagues' new broadcast deal, and much more!
133 min
Nick D'Billboard and Matters of Matildas Utilis...
Joey Lynch, Josh Parish, and Nick D'Urbano talk the Matildas ongoing woes, Magic of the Australia Cup, A-Liga Marquees and Youth, and much more
133 min
TNC Writes for the Sydney Papers | 28 August 2022
Joey holds down the fort as Nick Stoll, Teo Pellizerri, Nick D'Urbano and special guest Vince Rugari all jump on board to discuss Australia Cup, Socceroos, Matildas, Ange in the UCL and more!
145 min
A very nice chat between the two best TNC hosts...
Magic Australia Cup, Tragic Brisbane Roar
110 min
TNC Visits the Altona Nudist Beach | 14 August...
Joey, D'Urbano, Teo, Taryn, and Josh talk Young Matildas at the U20 WWC, Kerr's Ballon d'Or nom, Australia Cup, NPL and NSL, and much more
148 min
Chief Football Officers in Disguise | 7 August ...
Stoll, D'Urbano, and Joey break down Ernie Merrick's appointment as Chief Football Officer, talk Australia Cup, junior national teams and more
110 min
A TNC Bonus Episode: One on one with Nani
In a special edition of TNC, Joey Lynch sits down with new Melbourne Victory signing Nani
20 min
Farting and Laughing | 31 July 2022
Josh, Joey and D'Urbano talk Australia Cup, A-League fixtures, stadium promises, and dressing-room flatulence.
127 min
The Ring In Special | 24 July 2022
Left on his lonesome, Nick calls in Ben Smith and Lachie Flanigan to talk Premier League Tours, Australia Cup, Sherrin bans and more!
150 min
TNC Holds A Sherrin | 17 July 2022
Josh, Joey, Nick and the returning Teo Pellizzeri talk Man United, Australia Cup, marquees, A-Liga transfers and more!
128 min
Nani State of Mind | 10 July 2022
It's deep in the offseason, and Joey and Josh - and later, Nick D'Urbano - are the last podcasters left standing. No ticker!
153 min
Now is the Milos of our discontent | Ninkovic, ...
Ninkovic to WSW, Matildas, ALW expansion and more.
132 min
We've made our bed - but should we sleep in it?...
The TNC crew are joined by Taryn Heddo to try and find sense or logic in the Matildas' 7-0 loss to Spain.
135 min
Reaction to the Socceroos qualifying reaction, ...
Reaction to the Socceroos qualifying reaction, Matildas, Marquees
112 min
It's a huge pod! It's as big as we've ever seen...
Full analysis of Australia's penalty shootout victory over Peru.
131 min
THE MEGA POWERS | 12 June 2022
TNC previews the Socceroos do or die clash with Peru as well as running down the Olyroos form and some major A-League signings
119 min