The Team

Robert Gilbert – Host

With decades of experience in various facets of media, namely in broadcast radio, Robert had radio in his veins. A keen football fan, Robert has covered the world game for many of Nine’s stations, including 3AW in Melbourne. With a keen passion for the game, Robert sits in the host’s chair for Box2Box.

Michael Edgley – Host

With over 25 years’ experience in sport management Michael brings a unique outlook to the Box2Box team having held senior commercial positions with International Football Rights Holders, AFL Clubs Geelong & Western Bulldogs, International Cycling and International Sports Travel Rights Owners. Despite his varied sport experience, it’s football that is Michael’s first love dating back to his involvement with Heidelberg United (Alexander) in the NSL.

Derek Dyson – Contributor

Derek cut his teeth in sports journalism before moving into the television industry. A lifelong Arsenal supporter and veteran of over 300 Premier League and Champions League matches, he covers the European beat for Box2Box. Derek’s known for his in-depth analysis as well as the lighter side of the beautiful game.

Dean Hennessey – Analyst

The former Notts County Pro, 250+ game veteran of the Victorian Premier League and current Pascoe Vale Technical Director, Dean Hennessey is Box2Box’s football analyst coving the Hyundai A-League and European Leagues. With over 40 years of football experience playing, coaching and mentoring Dean’s opinion is considered, direct and informative.

Willem van Denderen – Contributor/Producer

Producer, news reader & writer for Box2Box, Willem graduated from RMIT’s Journalism program in 2020 while combining his studies with the show. Already a veteran of one FIFA World Cup (Russia 2018) Willem’s curation of the weekly football news means Box2Box listeners never miss any of the World’s major football issues.