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The latest news, insight, analysis and big name guests from the Premier League and the Football League, plus Scottish, International and European football. Join us!

The latest news, insight, analysis and big name guests from the Premier League and the Football League, plus Scottish, International and European football. Join us!

 

#95

72+: Gareth Ainsworth's beer cabinet

Aaron Paul is joined by Nottingham Forest striker Lyle Taylor and Wycombe Wanderers' left back Joe Jacobson to look at the big stories from the EFL. AFC Bournemouth midfielder Ryan Christie tells the podcast about his side's strong start to the campaign. Following Nigel Adkins' departure from Charlton, BBC Radio London's Nick Godwin joins the podcast to examine what comes next for the League One strugglers. There's an insight from Lyle into how new Nottingham Forest boss Steve Cooper has turned things around. And we find out what's in Wycombe boss Gareth Ainsworth's beer cabinet. ... Read more

22 Oct 2021

46 MINS

46:49

22 Oct 2021


#94

Euro Leagues: Solskjaer, Fonseca and ‘keeping up with the Icardis’

Steve Crossman is joined by Guillem Balague, Julien Laurens and Kristof Terreur to look at the biggest stories across European football this week. After Manchester United’s dramatic comeback against Atalanta in the Champions League, the team tell us how Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is viewed as a football manager across Europe. We find out more about who Paul Fonseca is, as the former Roma manager is in talks with Newcastle United to become their new manager. The panel try to ‘keep up with the Icardis’ and the big love triangle in European football. And we explore what impact European football is having on the environment. Topics: 0’53” - What is the view on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as a manager across European football? 6’20” – Leonardo Bonucci’s comments on Juventus without Cristiano Ronaldo 9’00” – Jose Mourinho’s post-match comments after Roma’s 6-1 defeat to Bodo/Glimt in the Europa League 11’40” – Thoughts on whether Paulo Fonseca would be a good fit for Newcastle United 18’20” – Mauro Icardi’s turbulent week off the pitch 23’50” – How Real Madrid and Barcelona are looking ahead of this weekend’s El Clasico 29’25” – What impact is European football having on the environment? ... Read more

21 Oct 2021

42 MINS

42:53

21 Oct 2021


#93

Incredible Man Utd comeback & goodbye Steve Bruce

Mark Chapman is joined by BBC senior football reporter Ian Dennis, former Celtic manager Neil Lennon, ESPN senior writer Mark Ogden and Italian football journalist Mina Rzouki to reflect on Manchester United's remarkable Champions League comeback. From 2-0 down, to 3-2 winners over Atalanta, just what did Ole Gunnar Solskjaer say at half time? You can hear from the Manchester United boss, as well as Thomas Tuchel as Chelsea won comfortably at Stamford Bridge against Malmo. And on the day Steve Bruce and Newcastle part ways by mutual consent, Alan Shearer, Karen Carney and George Caulkin of the Athletic join the podcast to look at what's next for both the former manager and club. TOPICS: 00'30 Reaction from Old Trafford 12'30 Ole Gunnar Solskjaer 14'10 Looking ahead to Manchester United v Liverpool 18'30 Chelsea reaction after their 4-0 win over Malmo 21'00 Thomas Tuchel 22'40 Other Champions League results with John Bennett 25'30 Reaction to Steve Bruce leaving Newcastle ... Read more

20 Oct 2021

45 MINS

45:36

20 Oct 2021


#92

Sensational Salah stuns Simeone

Kelly Cates and guests reflect on Liverpool’s dramatic 3-2 win away to Atlético Madrid in the Champions League after Manchester City beat Club Bruges 5-1 in Belgium. John Murray and Mark Lawrenson recap a frantic night at the Wanda Metropolitano before John Gibbons from the Anfield Wrap joins the podcast to give his thoughts. After Jurgen Klopp explains his awkward exchange with Diego Simeone on the whistle, John Bennett rounds up all the other games in Europe. Alistair Bruce-Ball and Pat Nevin then reflect on a memorable night for Cole Palmer as Manchester City breezed to a convincing win over Burges. After Pep Guardiola’s post-match comments, focus turns to Manchester United ahead of a huge tie at home to Atalanta, and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had plenty to say ahead of the game. TOPICS: 00:12 – Reaction from Madrid 17:37 – Jurgen Klopp’s post-match comments 20:30 – All the other Champions League games 23:30 – Rection from Bruges 30:25 – Pep Guardiola’s post-match comments 32:30 – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Man Utd preview ... Read more

19 Oct 2021

39 MINS

39:10

19 Oct 2021


#91

MNC: Newcastle’s new era, relegation prospects and Micah’s silky tones

Mark Chapman is joined by former Manchester City defender, Micah Richards, former Blackburn forward, Chris Sutton, and Chief Football correspondent for the New York Times, Rory Smith, on the Monday Night Club. England have been ordered to play one match behind closed doors as a punishment for the unrest at Wembley Stadium during the Euro 2020 final and they talk about whether it is a suitable sanction and if it could have been more. The panel discuss what happens next for Newcastle after their first game under their new ownership. They also talk about whether the likes of Watford and Norwich could join Newcastle in a potential relegation battle this season. Plus, Micah has added yet another string to his bow as a voice over artist where he credits Boyz II Men as his inspiration! Topics: 0’30 – Micah’s new voice over work 3’22 - England’s stadium ban 10’11 – Newcastle’s new era 17’30 – Should Newcastle give Bruce a chance or give an opportunity to Graeme Jones? 20’50 – Who would want to join Newcastle in January? 29’10 – Norwich’s winless start to the season 40’20 – Are Watford at risk of relegation with Ranieri in charge? ... Read more

18 Oct 2021

49 MINS

49:49

18 Oct 2021


#90

BONUS: The European Away: Madrid & Bruges

Our 5Live Sport commentary teams are out and about in Europe for the latest round of the Champions League. John Murray and former Liverpool defender, Mark Lawrenson, are in Madrid ahead of Liverpool’s tie against Atletico Madrid. They talk about the current form of Mo Salah, this same fixture last season and how Atletico are performing in La Liga. Plus, Alistair Bruce-Ball and former Scotland winger, Pat Nevin, are in Belgium to preview Club Brugge v Manchester City. ... Read more

18 Oct 2021

21 MINS

21:36

18 Oct 2021


#89

Newcastle brought back to reality by superior Spurs

Emma Saunders is joined by former Liverpool midfielder, Charlie Adam, former Spurs defender, Stephen Kelly, and Football Daily regular, Ben Haines, to talk through the weekend’s games. Newcastle kick-started their new era with a defeat by a dominant Spurs, although the match was halted by a medical incident which saw players running to get a defibrillator to help a fan in the stands who collapsed. They talk about how quick the players were to react to the incident and what it might feel like to carry on playing in a situation like that. The panel touch on West Ham’s win over Everton and Emma reveals what it was like to see *that* Mo Salah goal in the flesh. Topics: 1’10 - How quick the players were to react to the collapsed fan 5’31 - Sergio Reguilon on alerting the referee 11’44 - Spurs’ controlled performance 23’58 - Steve Bruce on his future 29’44 West Ham v Everton 39’00 - Mo Salah’s wondergoal at Watford ... Read more

17 Oct 2021

45 MINS

45:36

17 Oct 2021


#88

Mo or Messi, ‘sloppy’ Man Utd & does Bruce deserve better?

Ben Haines is joined by former Hull City and Macclesfield midfielder Alex Bruce and The Telegraph's North East Correspondent Luke Edwards to look at Saturday's action, which included a stunning Mo Salah performance and a big win for Leicester City, who in the process ended Manchester United's unbeaten away record. Hear from Jurgen Klopp and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. And as Steve Bruce approaches his 1000th managerial match, we ask whether he deserves a chance the be at the helm as Newcastle enter a new era, post the Saudi takeover. Alex gives us an insight into how the week has been for his dad, the media speculation on his future and how it has impacted the whole family. Plus, hear what Alan Shearer makes of the takeover, what he thinks the fans really want and why he told Steve Bruce to never take the Newcastle job. TOPICS: 1'00 Goal of the day 3'10 Jurgen Klopp interview 4'20 Mo Salah's Liverpool contract 9'30 Ole Gunnar Solskjaer interview 11'30 'Sloppy' Manchester United and the mounting pressure 17'30 Praise for Brendan Rodgers 18'30 Saturday's other scores 19'20 The latest supercomputer predictor 22'00 Alan Shearer interview 30'00 Alex Bruce on his Dad - Steve Bruce ... Read more

16 Oct 2021

47 MINS

47:48

16 Oct 2021


#87

Steve Bruce: 1000 not out

Darren Fletcher is joined by the former Newcastle midfielder Kevin Nolan and the former Newcastle defender Jonathan Woodgate as it’s been confirmed that Steve Bruce will take charge of Newcastle on Sunday for his 1000th match in football management. The panel discuss whether the speculation around his job this week has been fair, how the new owners are going to transform Newcastle and if they will struggle to sign “superstar” players despite now being the richest club in the world. You’ll also hear Pep Guardiola’s reaction to Raheem Sterling’s comments about wanting to play abroad in his career at some point. And the former Chelsea defender Mario Melchiot joins the pod to give us an insight into what it’s like to play under Claudio Ranieri as he prepares to take his first game as Watford manager against Liverpool. Topics: 1’16” – Steve Bruce on what’s happened at Newcastle this week 2’30” – Has the speculation around Steve Bruce’s job this week been unfair? 8’12” – How long could the transformation of Newcastle take? 11’23” – Will Newcastle be able to persuade “superstar” players to join them? 16’30” – Should a sporting director be Newcastle’s first new signing? 19’00” – Pep Guardiola’s reaction to Raheem Sterling’s comments about wanting to play abroad in his career 20’36” – What next for Sterling at Manchester City? 27’30” – Could the next month be crucial in Chelsea’s bid to become Premier League champions? 36’38” – Melchiot gives us an insight into what it’s like to play under Claudio Ranieri ... Read more

15 Oct 2021

44 MINS

44:13

15 Oct 2021


#86

The billion dollar Pedri question

Steve Crossman is joined by Guillem Balague, Julien Laurens and James Horncastle to dissect the latest European football stories. With Claudio Ranieri's return to the Premier League, they look at his most recent time in Italy managing Roma and Sampdoria. Spanish starlet, Pedri, has signed a new contract extension with a release clause of one billion euros, and the panel ask can anyone be worth that much money? They dive into Luis Campos who is rumoured to be joining Newcastle as the next Sporting Director and why is Emmanuel Macron playing in centre midfield in France? Topics: 3’00 – Julien Laurens gloats over France’s win against Spain in the Nations League final 8’00 – Is the Nations League a big deal? 13’20 – Claudio Ranieri with Simon Stone 16’01 – How do Italians view Ranieri? 26’48 – Pedri’s billion dollar release clause 35’40 – Who is Luis Campos? 41’55 – Why is Emmanuel Macron playing in central midfield? ... Read more

14 Oct 2021

47 MINS

47:40

14 Oct 2021


#85

72+: Brown is back, Routledge retires and a Barnsley chop

Aaron Paul is joined by QPR chief executive Lee Hoos and former Hull City manager Phil Brown, who talks about his departure from Southend at the weekend. Fresh from announcing his retirement from football, ex-Swansea winger Wayne Routledge joins the podcast to discuss his future plans. Sutton United manager Matt Gray gives us insight into his side's rapid rise into the League Two play-offs. And with the FA Cup first round proper just one victory away, Pontefract Collieries boss Craig Rouse looks ahead to his team's mouthwatering derby against FC Halifax. ... Read more

13 Oct 2021

47 MINS

47:32

13 Oct 2021


#84

England held by Hungary after crowd trouble

Kelly Cates is joined by former England goalkeeper Rob Green, former England defender Matt Upson and our senior football reporter Ian Dennis to analyse England’s 1-1 draw with Hungary in their World Cup qualifier. Ian reflects on the crowd trouble that broke out in the away supporters’ end at Wembley, which overshadowed the early stages of the match. The panel discuss if England’s starting eleven lacked balance and if it was the right decision to substitute Jack Grealish in the second half. You’ll hear interviews from England manager Gareth Southgate and players Kyle Walker, John Stones and Declan Rice. And our Scotland reporter Roddy Forsyth and the former Scotland player Lee McCulloch give their thoughts on Lyndon Dykes’ performance after he scored a late winner to help Scotland beat the Faroe Islands. Topics: 1’12” – Round-up of England 1-1 Hungary 2’30” – Analysis of England’s “lacklustre” performance 6’00” – Crowd trouble in the away end at Wembley 9’12” – Was Hungary’s penalty harsh on England? 11’30” – Interview with Kyle Walker 13’00” – Did Hungary approach the game differently because they were playing England? 14’00” – Interview with John Stones 16’17” – Analysis of Stones’ performance 17’10” – Interview with Gareth Southgate 21’00” – Was it the right decision to sub Jack Grealish? 25’00” – Interview with Declan Rice 28’12” – Reaction to Scotland’s 1-0 win over the Faroe Islands ... Read more

12 Oct 2021

35 MINS

35:04

12 Oct 2021


#83

MNC: Steve Clarke's success and Foden's England future

Kelly Cates is alongside former Scotland forward, James McFadden, Wales striker, Sam Vokes, and former Republic of Ireland international, Clinton Morrison to look back at the international weekend. They delve into Steve Clarke’s time at Scotland so far and look at what has changed for Scotland over the years to get to this point. The panel discuss Jack Grealish and Phil Foden and how they are at the top of their game, not only for their club, but for country as well. Plus, the new CEO of the PFA, Maheta Molango, joins the pod to talk about players schedules, vaccinations and racism. Topics: 1’30 – What has changed for Scotland? 8’55 – Steve Clarke on the Scotland squad 10’37 – How important are the players who may not play every game? 17’20 – Our football correspondent, John Murray, joins the pod to talk about England v Hungary 18’46 – Gareth Southgate on Grealish, Foden and Hungary 27’45 – Phil Foden’s talent 30’35 – CEO of the PFA, Maheta Molango, joins the pod ... Read more

11 Oct 2021

41 MINS

41:36

11 Oct 2021


#82

Bruce on the brink?

Steve Crossman is joined by Charlie Adam to discuss Steve Bruce’s position at Newcastle and Scotland’s win over Israel before a roundup of the weekend’s WSL action. Senior Football Reporter Ian Dennis gives his thoughts on the reports that Steve Bruce won’t be in charge for Newcastle’s first match under new ownership before Rafa Honigstein gives details on Ralf Rangnick amid talk the German is set to become Sporting Director at St James’ Park. Charlie then gives his thoughts on Scotland’s incredible win over Israel to boost their chances of qualifying for the Qatar World Cup before Kelly Smith and BBC Sport’s Emma Sanders reflect on Arsenal moving clear at the top of the WSL. TOPICS: 01:20 - Steve Bruce’s future 07:50 – What Ralf Rangnick would bring to Newcastle 21:25 – Scotland’s win over Israel 28:30 – Arsenal’s 3-0 win over Everton and the weekend’s WSL 34:00 - Jonas Eidevall interview 35:30 – Emma Hayes interview ... Read more

10 Oct 2021

38 MINS

38:28

10 Oct 2021


#81

Scotland can boogie and England edge closer

Steve Crossman looks back at a successful night for two of the home nations in the World Cup qualifiers. Our commentary team of Alistair Bruce-Ball, Pat Nevin and Roddy Forsyth react to what was a magical night at Hampden Park, which saw Scotland beat Israel in the 94th minute to go second in Group F. England cruised to a 5-0 victory against Andorra, and John Murray, Ian Dennis and Leon Osman reflect on a straightforward night's work for Gareth Southgate’s men. Plus, reaction to the WSL Manchester derby with Vicki Sparks and Siobhan Chamberlain. Topics: 1’35 - Reaction from the full time whistle at Hampden Park 5’25 - Lee McCulloch on Scotland’s win 13’29 - Hear from John McGinn 15’04 - Leon Osman, John Murray and Ian Dennis on England’s 5-0 win over Andorra 22’29 - John Murray with Gareth Southgate 24’03 - Vicki Sparks & Siobhan Chamberlain from Leigh Sports Village on the Manchester derby ... Read more

09 Oct 2021

30 MINS

30:05

09 Oct 2021