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MNC: The art of defending and what’s next for Wilshere?
After a weekend full of remarkable results, the Monday Night Club discuss what has happened to defending in the Premier League and Micah Richards showcases his love for Jack Grealish. Mark Chapman, Chris Sutton, Micah Richards and Rory Smith also chat to the Middlesbrough manager Neil Warnock about coaching from home....

Liverpool humbled, Man Utd mauled, Leicester hammered
Jeanette Kwakye, 90 Mins' Ben Haines, former England international Lianne Sanderson and Stoke City defender James Chester look back on an extraordinary day in the Premier League. The team assess how Aston Villa came to tear apart Liverpool 7-2, and look at what next for Manchester United after their 6-1 beating at the hands of Tottenham. They also analyse Leicester's dramatic reversal in form, after losing 3-0 at home to West Ham....

Dier's VAR frustration, Fulham need unity and why Brewster joined Sheff Utd
Steve Crossman and Stephen Warnock look ahead to Sunday's Premier League matches. We hear from Fulham boss Scott Parker on the club's tough reintroduction to the Premier League and Stephen explains why he feels Tony Khan's social media comments after the Villa game were unhelpful. Tottenham's Eric Dier expresses his frustration with the use of VAR ahead of his side's trip to Manchester United, while Stephen reveals who has been a key figure in Aston Villa's good start as they prepare to face Liverpool. Ahea...


Friday Football Social: Dimitar Berbatov, trapped Micah and fantastic foxes
Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas chat to ex Man City & Aston Villa defender Micah Richards about the lack of leadership in Manchester City's team. Former Manchester United and Spurs striker Dimitar Berbatov pops by to discuss this Sunday's big game at Old Trafford. And Premier League title winner Danny Simpson joins the pod to talk about Leicester's brilliant start to the season....

Euro Leagues: Tricky draw for Man Utd and who is on the move?
Steve – or is it Chris? - Crossman is joined by the soon-to-be-40 Julien Laurens, Kristof Terreur and Mina Rzouki to discuss the Champions League draw and the transfers to watch out for before the window shuts on Monday. Plus - Paul Elliott discusses his time at Pisa and battles against racism....

Dominic Calvert-Lewin for England?
As the Everton striker scores another hat-trick we debate what sort of role he could play for Gareth Southgate who names his next England squad this week. Mark Chapman is joined by Steve Sidwell and Leon Osman who discuss whether Manchester United could find more of a role for Juan Mata and Eric Bailly. Alistair Bruce-Ball and John Acres bemoan Everton's injury list which gained a couple of players after their victory and Steve Bruce says he's still worried about his side's lack of goals....


Merry Mourinho, frustrated Frank & City's Dias delight
Kelly Cates is joined by the former Liverpool, West Ham and Everton midfielder Don Hutchison along with 5 Live Sport’s Senior Football Reporter Ian Dennis as they look back at Spurs' penalty shootout victory over Chelsea in the EFL Cup 4th round. The guys will also preview Wednesday's action in the same competition, along with looking at Manchester City's new signing Ruben Dias. BBC Sport’s Simon Stone & Macclesfield fan and BBC journalist Ellie Thomason also discuss the news that Macclesfield Town were ...

Jota start for Liverpool!
In this episode Mark Chapman is joined by Chris Sutton and John Murray and the guys delve into all the action from Liverpool’s win over Arsenal in the Premier League. They discuss the impact of new signing Diogo Jota, especially as he scored a home debut goal at Anfield – meaning it finished 3-1 to the reigning champions. And a plethora of guests make an appearance on the pod – from Jurgen Klopp, Mikel Arteta and Andrew Robertson. Not only that Manchester City’s defence becomes a hot topic with the news tha...

Handball, VAR & high-fives for Vardy
Has there been a crazier and more bonkers weekend of football? Well, that’s what Jeanette Kwakye tries to find out as she reflects on an absolutely incredible weekend in the Premier League. She is joined by former Bournemouth defender, Simon Francis, ex Aston Villa midfielder, Lee Hendrie and Ben Haines from 90 min. Handball, VAR, bad defending and sloppy penalties are all discussed as the team zone in on Manchester City’s 5-2 loss to Leicester, how a late equaliser for Newcastle against Spurs proved contro...


The Big Sunday Preview Pod
Steve Crossman is joined by former Cardiff City and Wales international striker Robert Earnshaw & the former Nottingham Forest, Spurs and Republic of Ireland midfielder Andy Reid to preview all of Sunday's action in the Premier League, including Sheffield United versus Leeds United, Newcastle United's trip to Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City's game at home to Leicester & West Ham United versus Wolverhampton Wanderers. You'll hear from West Ham & England international Declan Rice, one of Spurs' summer sig...

Friday Football Social: Nedum Onuoha on taking the knee and how will the EFL survive?
Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas chat to JJ's former QPR teammate Nedum Onuoha to discuss playing in the MLS as well as talking about the Black Lives Matter movement and the boycotting of sporting events. Alan Hutton joins the pod to talk about the possibility of Dele Alli moving on from Tottenham and Everton fan Tony Bellew pops by to discuss the negativity surrounding Jordan Pickford. Moving away from the Premier League, EFL Chairman Rick Parry discusses what’s in store for the football league after t...

Euro Leagues: Bayern march on as Rafa tries his hand at reporting
Steve Crossman is joined by Rafa Honigstein, Julien Laurens and James Horncastle as they discuss whether it was right to have fans at the Super Cup, Luis Suarez’s iffy Italian citizenship test and whether Chelsea have solved their goalkeeping problem. Oh, and listen out for some match reports of a decidedly mixed quality from Rafa!...


Hat-trick hero Havertz and Steve Bruce in seventh heaven
Mark Chapman is joined by Chris Sutton, Rob Green and Curtis Davies as the Premier League sides came out on top in the EFL Cup Third Round. New Chelsea signing Kai Havertz scored a hat-trick in their 6-0 win over Barnsley as Chris Sutton thinks people had written him off too soon before tonight’s performance. Rob Green analyses Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford’s display after he made two mistakes that led to goals in their 5-2 win over Fleetwood Town. Curtis Davies gives us an insight of what it’s l...

COVID curtails Carabao Cup, as Moyes tests positive
Kelly Cates brings reaction from a busy night of EFL Cup action, which was dominated by COVD-19. West Ham's David Moyes, Issa Diop and Josh Cullen tested positive for the virus as they arrived to play Hull City at the London Stadium. The game went ahead and West Ham won comfortably - we hear from assistant manager Alan Irvine who took charge of the team and get analysis from Andy Reid and John Southall who watched the match. Leyton Orient's tie with Tottenham was called off following a number of O's player...

Comprehensive City, victorious Villa & adiós Alli?
Mark Chapman, Chris Sutton and Alistair Bruce-Ball look back at Manchester City’s 3-1 win at Wolves in their curtain raiser for the new Premier League season. The guys talk Aké, Foden & you’ll hear from Pep Guardiola. Arlo White and Kieron Dyer also drop in to discuss Aston Villa’s 1-0 win at home to Sheffield United, who played for 78 minutes with 10 men after the early dismissal of John Egan. Villa boss Dean Smith gives us his thoughts on the victory & we hear from Chris Wilder. Plus there's a look at...


Magic Mane and Chelsea’s Kepa crisis
Emma Saunders has a bumper round-up of the weekend’s Premier League action with former Wolves and West Ham midfielder Matt Jarvis, former England and Arsenal forward Lianne Sanderson and Ben Haines from 90 Min. The team dissect why Mane’s pace and why Liverpool’s press earned them a 2-0 victory over Chelsea – despite Frank Lampard’s side going down to 10-men when Andreas Christensen was sent off. Chelsea signing Rennes goalkeeper Edouard Mendy can’t come soon enough for the panel after Kepa made another...

Premier League Sunday Preview pod
Pat Nevin joins Steve Crossman and hears from Van Dijk, Azpilicueta and Callum Wilson ahead of three Premier League commentary matches on 5 live....

Friday Football Social: Liverpool land Thiago and Bale almost back
Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas discuss Thiago Alcântara finally joining Liverpool and how this will impact their season. Harry Redknapp joins the pod as Gareth Bale returns to Tottenham Hotspur for a medical. Crystal Palace defender Gary Cahill joins Darren and JJ to talk all things Crystal Palace, and West Ham United first team coach Kevin Nolan discusses the current situation at his club. PLUS why is Ole Gunnar Solskjær unimpressed with England selecting Mason Greenwood?...


Euro Leagues: Thiago, transfers and Tanguy
This week Mina Rzouki, Raphael Honigstein and Kristof Terreur join Steve Crossman in this special late night recording. The guys all stay up past their bedtimes as they give us the latest on Thiago, and the deal that Liverpool have agreed with Bayern Munich. And it's transfer-tastic as not only that, the panel discuss if Kalidou Koulibaly will ever leave Napoli for Manchester City and if we will see Sergio Reguilon in a Tottenham shirt soon. But no pod is complete without the latest update on Gareth Bale an...

'Cupsets' and Mourinho’s 'missing puzzle piece'
Steve Crossman and the team reflect on major upsets in the EFL Cup and Tottenham close in on signing Gareth Bale back from Real Madrid. Steve is joined by former West Ham and Leeds goalkeeper Rob Green, former Everton midfielder Leon Osman and correspondent John Murray as two Premier League sides, Leeds and Southampton, were knocked out of the EFL Cup in the second round by Hull City and Brentford. You’ll hear from Jose Mourinho on his thoughts on Gareth Bale and the panel assess what he would bring to ...

As easy as A-B-G (Aubameyang, Bale, Grealish)
Kelly Cates is joined by the Monday Night Club gang of Chris Sutton, Micah Richards and Rory Smith to reflect on some big contract and transfer news. First, we debate whether Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has secured legendary status at Arsenal by signing a new three-year deal. Jack Grealish has pledged his future to Aston Villa with a five-year contract, but was it the right move? Or was it the only move? And could we see Gareth Bale return to Tottenham? This comes after his agent Jonathan Barnett told the BBC...


A Reece James rocket and a Wolves win
We rate the debut performances of Timo Werner and Kai Havertz, ask if Kepa was again responsible for a soft goal, and hear from Frank Lampard and goalscorer Reece James as Chelsea open their league season with a win at Brighton. There's praise for Raul Jimenez and Wolves who looked sharp in their win over Sheffield United despite an almost non-existent pre-season. Plus, the latest on the fallout from the melee at the end of PSG's match with Marseille....

Dom downs Spurs while Vardy vanquishes West Brom
Emma Saunders is joined by Stoke City defender James Chester, former Bournemouth captain Simon Francis and Ben Haines from 90Min to look back on the opening weekend of the season, including Everton's 1-0 win at Tottenham. We hear from Jose Mourinho, who was in fiery form following his side's defeat. There's also analysis of West Brom's defeat to Leicester, and a look at Leeds' gallant effort at champions Liverpool. And Simon tells us why his former teammate Callum Wilson will be a hit at Newcastle....

5 Live Premier League Sunday Preview
A new podcast for a new season with all eyes on Sunday's matches between West Brom and Leicester and Tottenham against Everton. Steve Crossman, Andy Reid and Statman Dave talk debuts - with Allan and James Rodriguez making their first appearances for Everton. They ask how long before the Levy Mourinho relationship goes sour...Jose's already asking for signings - but how do they back up Kane? Danny Rose didn't get a shirt number, but Andy agrees with Jose - he wasn't adding to the team so he needs to go. We ...


Friday Football Social: With Lampard, Ferdinand, Barry and Dyer
Dion Dublin joins Darren Fletcher to preview the first weekend of the 2020/2021 Premier League season. They’re joined by recently retired Gareth Barry, Kieron Dyer, Chelsea manager Frank Lampard and the former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand. They discuss if Liverpool will defend their title and debate how the newly promoted sides will cope in the Premier League....

Euro Leagues: Rodriguez, Ronaldo & the Sancho saga
Emma Saunders is joined by journalists, Rafa Honigstein, Julien Laurens and Kristof Terreur as the Euro Leagues team return for the start of the new season. In this episode they discuss the big transfer stories that are happening in Europe and find out which European players are in the best form going into their new seasons, and which ones had a nightmare particularly in the Nations League. The panel get the latest from Spain as ‘Messi Watch’ continues after he had his first training session back this week...

Premier League Preview: Klopp and Solskjær join the Football Daily
Mark Chapman and Kelly Cates unite to preview the new Premier League season, through the eyes of Jürgen Klopp and Ole Gunnar Solskjær. In two exclusive sit-down interviews we hear how both managers are dealing with the quick turnaround, what they make of transfer rumours and their expectations of the season ahead. Alongside Mark and Kelly, Micah Richards, Karen Carney, Chris Sutton and Clinton Morrison join the pod to help dissect our exclusives with the Liverpool and Manchester United bosses and their am...


England are dull and drab in Denmark
Mark Chapman is joined by Rob Green and our commentary team in Copenhagen to reflect on a lacklustre goalless draw between England and Denmark in the Nations League. John Murray, Ian Dennis and Chris Waddle watched as England struggled to find an effective shape in a game which lacked creativity. We get reaction from Gareth Southgate and captain Harry Kane on the game, and also the behaviour of Mason Greenwood and Phil Foden, which saw them sent home from the squad for breaking lockdown rules. Plus we ref...

The Big EFL Preview Pod
Who are this season's Leeds United? Will Bournemouth or Bristol City be rewarded for appointing from within, or will more risky managerial appointments at Watford, Reading or Huddersfield be rewarded? All questions for Mark Clemmit, Curtis Davies and Sam Parkin who join Elly Oldroyd to preview the start of the new EFL season. Swindon manager Richie Wellens joins the pod to talk their difficult preparation for League One and why he thinks new salary caps aren't fit for purpose, plus we get the inside track f...

Southgate’s double headache and Haaland hammers Northern Ireland
Eleanor Oldroyd, John Murray and Chris Waddle reflect on the news that Phil Foden and Mason Greenwood have been sent home from the England squad for breaching Covid-19 protocols. Alistair Bruce-Ball and former Northern Ireland International’s Gerry Taggart and Aaron Hughes, reflect on Northern Ireland’s 5-1 defeat against Norway and Erling Haaland’s outstanding performance. Roddy Forsyth is at the Andruv Stadium as Scotland get a win over the Czech Republic. PLUS Miguel Delaney from the Independent joins...


Wilson, Williams and the WSL
Emma Saunders is joined by former England defender Stephen Warnock, former Scotland midfielder Charlie Adam and former Wales striker Robert Earnshaw to reflect on the weekends Nations League action. The panel also chat about Newcastle United’s £20m bid for Bournemouth’s striker Callum Wilson being accepted and what this will mean for Newcastle's future. We also hear from BBC commentator Vicki Sparks as the new WSL season gets underway. The pod includes interviews from Wales manager Ryan Giggs and Manc...

England 'got out of jail' - Southgate
Chris Waddle and Ian Dennis join Kelly Cates to react to England's narrow victory in Iceland. We discuss Phil Foden's debut, Jack Grealish being left on the bench and whether a new system may be used for Tuesday's game in Denmark. We also get the post-match thoughts of Gareth Southgate and mark the WSL season curtain-raiser at Villa Park....

Messi stays at Barcelona - but will things ever be the same?
Guillem Balague joins the pod to explain Lionel Messi’s decision to stay at Barcelona and John Murray, Alistair-Bruce Ball and Pat Nevin discuss how the uneasy situation at the Nou Camp may play out. Elsewhere, Scotland’s Nations League campaign begins with a point against Israel, plus we hear from Gareth Southgate and Harry Kane as England prepare to take on Iceland....


Wales youngsters shine on the big stage
Emma Saunders is joined by BBC commentator Arlo White, former Premier League manager Tony Pulis and ex-Wales striker Rob Earnshaw to reflect on a win for in the opening game of their Nations League campaign. With big-name players missing, Daniel James, Dylan Levitt, Neco Williams and Ben Cabango shone in Helsinki. The panel discuss the promising future this Wales team has and whether or not Gareth Bale is fit enough to be playing. We get reaction from Ryan Giggs. Plus, we look ahead to England’s game ag...

The WSL preview pod
Sarah Mulkerrins is joined by Jo Currie, Izzy Christiansen and Anita Asante to preview the upcoming WSL season. They discuss who they think will finish top and who will struggle this season. Plus what does the influx of foreign players mean for the future of the league?...

Monday Night Club: Messi to Manchester City? And Wigan fans' fundraiser
Mark Chapman is joined by Kieron Dyer, Charlie Adam and Karen Carney for the Monday Night Club. Spanish football journalist Guillem Balague joins the pod to discuss the latest news on Lionel Messi and whether he will make the move to Manchester City. The panel decide where they think Messi would fit into City’s formation and whether any players will need to make way for the Barcelona striker. Former Wigan Athletic Chief Executive Jonathan Jackson, and Caroline Molyneux who set up the Save Our Club campai...


Inspirational Aubameyang leads Arsenal to another Wembley win
Mark Chapman, Clinton Morrison, John Murray and Matthew Upson reflect on Arsenal's second Wembley triumph in a month, after they beat Liverpool on penalties to win the Community Shield. The panel assess Arsenal's improvement under Mikel Arteta and what lies ahead for them in the new campaign. And commentator Vicki Sparks and ex-England goalkeeper Rachel Brown-Finnis look back on the first women's Community Shield in 12 years, as Chelsea defeated Manchester City 2-0....

The Big Community Shield Preview Pod
Emma Saunders is joined by former Chelsea midfielder, Pat Nevin, former England and Manchester United Women's goalkeeper, Siobhan Chamberlain, and Premier League reporter, Vaishali Bhardwaj, to preview the first Community Shield double-header at Wembley. The team discuss Rhian Brewster's future at Liverpool ahead of the men's game as well as who should be starting in goal for their opponents, Arsenal. They also preview the first Women's Community Shield since 2008 as Women's Super League champions Chelsea t...

Harry Maguire
Harry Maguire speaks exclusively to the BBC's Dan Roan....


Jilted Jack, Messi's moving and a Celtic shocker
Kelly Cates is joined by former West Ham and Everton midfielder Don Hutchison and the Telegraph's chief football correspondent Jason Burt to discuss the latest developments in Harry Maguire's appeal against the guilty verdict that led to him receiving a suspended jail sentence of 21 months and 10 days in Greek court. We ask what this means for England after he was named and quickly withdrawn from Gareth Southgate's squad to face Iceland. One player not named in that England squad was Jack Grealish. His fo...

Maguire pulled from England, and bye to Barça from Messi?
Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by John Murray, Rob Green and Mark Ogden as they discuss the latest sports news. All the latest reaction after Harry Maguire was withdrawn from the England squad by manager Gareth Southgate after being given a suspended prison sentence on the Greek island of Syros. You’ll also hear from the England manager himself on his squad selection for the upcoming Nations League games. Plus Guillem Balague joins the pod after Lionel Messi announces he wishes to leave Barcelona....

Monday Night Club: Alphonso, Aaron and Arsenal
Mark Chapman, Dion Dublin, Charlie Adam and Ben Haines bring you the Monday Night Club. They react to the Champions League final and Lucas Hernández's winning celebration. Former Premier League striker Robert Earnshaw, joins the pod to talk about coaching Alphonso Davies. Aaron Ramsdale joins the pod after joining Sheffield United from Bournemouth. Football journalist Pete Jenson talks about Ronald Koeman’s decision to get rid of Luis Suarez. PLUS The Monday Night Club discuss transfer rumours at Chelsea an...


Coman crowns Bayern kings of Europe
Kelly Cates, Chris Sutton, Chris Waddle and correspondent John Murray reflect on Bayern Munich's 1-0 victory over Paris St Germain in the Champions League final. The team look at how the final was won, and what the victory means for Bayern. And they assess what the future holds for PSG, after they fell short once again in the Champions League....

Euro Leagues: It’s the final countdown
Steve Crossman is joined by Guillem Balagué, Kristof Terreur and Raphael Honigstein to bring you the Euro Leagues as they look ahead to a busy weekend of European action. French football expert Matt Spiro joins the panel to preview the Champions League Final between Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich. They also look ahead to the Europa League Final between Sevilla and Inter Milan. PLUS Molly Hudson from The Times joins the pod to look ahead to the Women’s Champions League quarter-finals in Spain on Fr...


Bayern Munich “Serge” into the Champions League Final
Mark Chapman is joined by Dion Dublin, Chris Sutton and football correspondent John Murray to reflect on Bayern Munich’s 3-0 win over Lyon in the Champions League semi-final – with two goals from Serge Gnabry. German football expert Raphael Honigstein comes on to the pod to discuss what it means to Bayern Munich to reach their first Champions League final since 2013 and whether Robert Lewandowski would have won the Ballon d’Or, if the award hadn’t been postponed for a season due to the pandemic. They de...

The Champions League Final: PSG v ????
Paris Saint Germain have reached their first ever Champions League final after they dispensed with RB Leipzig 3-0. Neymar, despite not scoring, was at his brilliant best all evening. Will he propel PSG to their first European Cup? To do so they’ll have to beat Bayern Munich or Lyon on Sunday. Kelly Cates is joined by former Scotland winger Pat Nevin, ex England keeper Rob Green, PSG fan and broadcaster Julien Laurens, as well as German broadcaster and writer Archie Rhind-Tutt. And after Joe Hart joins Tot...

Monday Night Club: European exits and statue for Silva
Mark Chapman is joined by Dion Dublin, Charlie Adam, Kieron Dyer for the Monday Night Club. The panel discuss Manchester United’s exit from the Europa League and who they should sign to improve their squad for next season. They also discuss Manchester City’s defeat to Lyon and who is to blame for the blues not making another Champions League semi-final. Spanish football journalist Guillem Balague, joins the pod after Manchester City announce plans for a statue of David Silva to be built at the Etihad Sta...


Manchester United crash out of the Europa League
Mark Chapman is joined by Alistair Bruce-Ball, Stephen Warnock and Paul McGuinness to reflect on Manchester United's exit of the Europa League. Bruno Fernandes opened the scoring for Manchester United but then the former Liverpool forward Suso equalised for Sevilla. They then secured their Europa League final spot when Luuk de Jong put one past De Gea with just over 10 minutes to go....

Euro Leagues: Pep divides opinion while Muller does the talking
Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague, Julien Laurens and Rafa Honigstein look back on a dramatic few days in the Champions League - debating whether Pep Guardiola tinkers too much in big games and discussing Thomas Muller’s return to form as well as asking why the situation seems to be so rotten at Barcelona....

Manchester City knocked out of the Champions League
Manchester City’s Champions League dreams are crushed after Lyon shocked Pep Guardiola's side in the quarter-final in Lisbon. City started out being firm favourites going into the game - so where did it all go wrong? Mark Chapman is joined by senior commentator John Murray, former England winger Chris Waddle, former Scotland winger Pat Nevin and French football expert Julien Laurens. BBC Sports Simon Stone also joins the pod to look ahead to Manchester United's Europa League semi final against Sevilla....


Barcelona's brutal reality check
Barcelona are left feeling battered and bruised after a heavy 8-2 defeat against Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter final on Friday night. Spanish journalist Guillem Balague joins Steve Crossman, Ian Dennis and Chris Sutton on the pod to talk about where this leaves Barcelona. We also hear form Pep Guardiola ahead of Manchester City’s quarter final game against Lyon on Saturday night. French journalist Loic Tanzi give us his view on Manchester City's opponents Lyon. And big news for the Lio...

Lower League Lockdown Life
Steve Crossman, Mark Clemmit and Derby County’s Curtis Davies explore how lockdown has affected the lives and careers of players in football’s lower divisions....

Euro Leagues: Will Man City make it, can Barca get the better of Bayern?
In this episode Steve Crossman is joined by Guillem Balague, Kristof Terreur and Julien Laurens and the chat is all about the big games in the Champions League quarter-finals. They debate if Manchester City can go all the way and beat Lyon, and if Bayern can defeat Barcelona and Messi? Not only that, attention turns to Italy as the guys chat about Andrea Pirlo, as he settles into his new role as Juventus head coach....


Tired Wolves bow out of the Europa League
Steve Crossman is joined by former Scotland winger Pat Nevin and former Wolves wide man Matt Jarvis to look at Wolves' late defeat to Sevilla in the last eight of the Europa League and whether they face a fight to keep their best players. Meanwhile Pat explains why Manchester United should feel confident ahead of facing the Spanish side in the semi-finals. We also discuss Celtic and Aberdeen having their next two games postponed after some of their players breached Coronavirus protocols and ask just how dis...

'Sloppy and shattered' Manchester United make the semis
Champions League winners Philip Neville and Darren Fletcher have their say on Manchester United making the Europa League semi-finals, Mason Greenwood's rare finishing ability, and the likelihood of Jadon Sancho arriving at Old Trafford. We also hear from Nuno ahead of Wolves' tie with Sevilla, and Italian football expert Mina Rzouki joins the pod as we ponder whether club legend Andrea Pirlo could have a Zinedine Zidane-esque impact at Juventus?...

Lampard’s Chelsea limp out of Europe
Emma Saunders is joined by former Chelsea keeper Rob Green, Senior Football Reporter Ian Dennis & The Athletics’ Chelsea correspondent Simon Johnson as they look back at Chelsea being dumped out of the Champions League by Bayern Munich. BBC Sports Rob Schofield also joins the panel to reflect on Barcelona’s progression to the quarter-finals after their win over Napoli. Plus the guys discuss Maurizio Sarri’s sacking at Juventus and Rob Green shares his experience of playing under the Italian during his ...


A Manchester City masterclass, but was that the ‘Real’ Madrid?
Steve Crossman is joined by former Aston Villa striker Dion Dublin, former Manchester City midfielder Shaun Wright-Phillips and correspondent John Murray to reflect on Manchester City’s 2-1 win over Real Madrid in the Champions League. It means they’re through to the ‘Final 8’ tournament style end to the competition with a 4-2 victory on aggregate. The panel debate whether Gabriel Jesus came of age tonight with a goal and an assist and how he could be the long-term replacement for Sergio Aguero. David...

Wolves set quarter-final date with Sevilla
Conor Coady joins the pod as we react to Wolves reaching their first European quarter-final in 48 years. We get the inside track on their next opponents Sevilla from Spanish football expert Guillem Balague, and we hear from Pep Guardiola as we preview Manchester City's clash with Real Madrid as the Champions League resumes....

Euro Leagues: The return of elite European football
French football writer and broadcaster Julien Laurens, Serie A guru James Horncastle and German football expert Raphael Honigstein join Steve Crossman on the Euro League show. Who will lift the Champions League and Europa League? The panel review the remaining teams and fixtures ahead of the restart. And former Real Madrid president Ramón Calderón joins the show to reflect on the legendary career of Iker Casillas....


Fulham are promoted to the Premier League
Steve Crossman is joined by EFL expert Mark Clemmit, former Swindon Town and Luton Town striker Sam Parkin and former Cardiff City and Nottingham Forest striker Robert Earnshaw as the most lucrative match in football - the Championship Play Off Final - goes the way of Fulham who beat Brentford two-one at Wembley to ensure they make an instant return to the Premier League. Scott Parker, the manager who masterminded their return, makes an appearance. The panel are also joined by our reporter Simon Stone ...

Monday Night Club: Sancho to United and Arteta or Lampard?
Alistair Bruce-Ball, Chris Sutton, Rory Smith and Micah Richards bring you the Monday Night Club. They reflect on Arsenal’s FA Cup win, the future of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and whether they would rather play under Frank Lampard or Mikel Arteta. Christian Falk from Sport Bild in Germany, joins the pod to discuss Jadon Sancho’s potential move from Borussia Dortmund to Manchester United. PLUS we preview Manchester City’s Champions League game against Real Madrid....

Bournemouth: An Eddie Howe special
AFC Bournemouth left-back Charlie Daniels and former captain Tommy Elphick join Steve Crossman to reflect on the club's relegation and the departure of Eddie Howe in an emotional special podcast. BBC Radio Solent's Kris Temple and Jeff Hayward from Back of the Net podcast also join the Football Daily to look back and discuss the next steps for the club....


Gunners glory & bye-bye Bournemouth for Eddie
Jeanette Kwakye is joined by former Chelsea keeper Rob Green, former Aston Villa striker Dion Dublin, 5 Live Sports’ Senior Football Reporter Ian Dennis & Commentator John Murray to look back at a victorious day for Arsenal and Mikel Arteta in the FA Cup Final. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang got the double for The Gunners in their 2-1 win over Chelsea at Wembley – so how crucial is that Arsenal keep hold of their top striker & where did Lampard’s side fall short? Plus former Bournemouth boss Harry Redknapp jo...

Gunners glory & bye-bye Bournemouth for Eddie
Jeanette Kwakye is joined by former Chelsea keeper Rob Green, former Aston Villa striker Dion Dublin, 5 Live Sports’ Senior Football Reporter Ian Dennis & Commentator John Murray look back at a victorious day for Arsenal and Mikel Arteta in the FA Cup Final. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at the double for The Gunners in their 2-1 win over Chelsea at Wembley – so how crucial is that Arsenal keep hold of their top striker & where did Lampard’s side fall short? Plus former Bournemouth boss Harry Redknapp joins ...

Friday Football Social: FA Cup Final Preview
Emma Saunders and Jermaine Jenas bring you the Friday Football Social as they preview the FA Cup final between Arsenal and Chelsea. Former Chelsea midfielder Shaun Wright-Phillips joins the pod to share his FA Cup memories and gives his views on how his former side look ahead of the final. Former Arsenal defender Lauren gives his thoughts on what it was like to play for the Gunners in the FA Cup and gives his predictions for the game. PLUS we discuss the latest news regarding the Newcastle United takeove...


Friday Football Social: FA Cup Final Preview
Emma Saunders and Jermaine Jenas bring you the Friday Football Social as they preview the FA Cup final between Arsenal and Chelsea. Former Chelsea midfielder Shaun Wright-Phillips joins the pod to share his FA Cup memories and gives his views on how his former side look ahead of the final. Former Arsenal defender Lauren gives his thoughts on what it was like to play for the Gunners in the FA Cup and gives his predictions for the game. PLUS we discuss the latest news regarding the Newcastle United takeove...

Scottish Premiership preview
Kelly Cates is joined by Chris Sutton, Charlie Adam and Tom English to discuss what we might expect from the Scottish Premiership as it returns this weekend. The panel debate as to whether Celtic can make it 10 in a row and they chat to Dundee United manager Micky Melon....

Scottish Premiership preview
Kelly Cates is joined by Chris Sutton, Charlie Adam and Tom English to discuss what we might expect from the Scottish Premiership as it returns this weekend. The panel debate as to whether Celtic can make it 10 in a row and they chat to Dundee United manager Micky Melon....


FA Cup Final Special: All About Arsenal
Steve Crossman is joined by a four-time Olympic gold medallist, a legend with over 700 Arsenal appearances, a BAFTA nominee and a boxing Hall of Fame Promoter as they talk all things Arsenal ahead of the FA Cup final with Chelsea this Saturday. Sir Mo Farah, David O'Leary, Dara Ó Briain & Frank Warren all preview this weekend's game and look back at some of the ups and downs as an Arsenal fan in the FA Cup....

FA Cup Final Special: All About Arsenal
Steve Crossman is joined by a four-time Olympic gold medallist, a legend with over 700 Arsenal appearances, a BAFTA nominee and a boxing Hall of Fame Promoter as they talk all things Arsenal ahead of the FA Cup final with Chelsea this Saturday. Sir Mo Farah, David O'Leary, Dara Ó Briain & Frank Warren all preview this weekend's game and look back at some of the ups and downs as an Arsenal fan in the FA Cup....

FA Cup Final Special: All About Chelsea
Steve Crossman & Pat Nevin are joined by a two-time FA Cup Finalist, a Rugby World Cup winner, a Laurence Olivier and NME award winner and a Hollywood actor as they talk all things Chelsea ahead of the FA Cup final with Arsenal this Saturday. Ed de Goey, Woody Woodgate from Madness, Lawrence Dallaglio & Omid Djalili all preview this weekend's game and look back at some of the ups and downs as a Chelsea fan in the FA Cup....


FA Cup Final Special: All About Chelsea
Steve Crossman & Pat Nevin are joined by a two-time FA Cup Finalist, a Rugby World Cup winner, a Laurence Olivier and NME award winner and a Hollywood actor as they talk all things Chelsea ahead of the FA Cup final with Arsenal this Saturday. Ed de Goey, Woody Woodgate from Madness, Lawrence Dallaglio & Omid Djalili all preview this weekend's game and look back at some of the ups and downs as a Chelsea fan in the FA Cup....

Monday Night Club: That's all folks!
Mark Chapman is joined by Ian Wright, Chris Sutton and Rory Smith in the Monday Night Club's end of season review. The team react as Aston Villa escape relegation, condemning Watford and Bournemouth to the Championship. Who had the better season - Frank Lampard's Chelsea or Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Manchester United? And Chris tells all about his lawnmower woes....

Final day delight for Villa
Does Villa’s survival mean they can keep Jack Grealish? Do Watford and Bournemouth face big re-builds in the Championship? And where must Manchester United and Chelsea strengthen to close the gap to Liverpool and City? All questions for Charlie Adam, Matt Jarvis and Ben Haines who join Steve Crossman to review the final day of an extraordinary Premier League season. Plus, we bid farewell to David Silva who’s played his final league game in a Manchester City shirt....


The Big Final Day Preview
Steve Crossman is joined by Clinton Morrison, Andy Reid and Pat Nevin to look ahead to the final day of the Premier League season with plenty still to be decided. Who will be relegated to the Championship? Aston Villa, Watford and Bournemouth are all fighting for survival. Meanwhile, Manchester United, Leicester City and Chelsea all have hopes of finishing in the top four and securing Champions League football next season....

Friday Football Social: End of season review
Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas are joined by Micah Richards and Kieron Dyer as they review the 2019/2020 Premier League season. The panel give their thoughts on Jordan Henderson winning the Football Writers' Association Men's Footballer of the Year award. Darren, Jermaine and Kieron pick and debate the individuals that make up their team of the season and they discuss the under and overachieving sides in the Premier League. PLUS the panel discuss what changes need to be made to VAR going forward....

Euro Leagues: Gaël Clichy and Juventus limp to the line
Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague, Julien Laurens and Kristoff Terreur bring you the Euro Leagues podcast. Former French international Gaël Clichy joins the pod after his team İstanbul Başakşehir are crowned champions of the Süper Lig in Turkey. All the latest from Serie A as Juventus move slowly towards becoming champions and Guillem gives an update on La Liga. PLUS everyone picks their European team of the season...


Liverpool officially crowned champions and Baggies bag promotion
Steve Crossman is joined by EFL expert Mark Clemmit and reporters up and down the country as the Championship season comes to a conclusion with West Brom joining Leeds United in the last automatic promotion spot for the Premier League. John Murray & former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock are at Anfield as Liverpool are finally officially crowned Champions of England and discuss Jürgen Klopp's 5-3 win at home to Chelsea - Plus Conor McNamara & Robbie Savage look back Manchester United’s 1-1 draw with Wes...

Is the great escape on for Villa?
Chris Sutton, Dion Dublin and Rory Smith join Kelly Cates to react to a dramatic evening in the fight for Premier League survival as Aston Villa moved out of the bottom three at Watford’s expense. We hear from Dean Smith and Hayden Mullins on the contrasting nights for their clubs, and discuss what twists and turns might be in store on the final night of Championship fixtures....

The race for Europe and what next for De Gea?
Mark Chapman and guests react to an important win for Wolves in their bid to qualify for Europe whilst Sheffield United will miss out following a home defeat by Everton. Plus, does David de Gea need a new challenge to rediscover his form, and we hear from Hayden Mullins as he tries to lead Watford to safety in their final two games of the season....


Chelsea set up an FA Cup final with Arsenal & Watford sack Pearson
So we now know on 1 August it will be a Chelsea v Arsenal FA Cup final at Wembley, as Frank Lampard’s side got the better of Manchester United on Sunday and Mikel Arteta defeated his mentor, Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City team on Saturday – Jeanette Kwakye alongside Owen Coyle, Sam Parkin and Vaishali Bhardwaj delve deep into those games and find out what Chelsea and Arsenal did so right, and where United and City stumbled. They respond to the big news that Watford have sacked Nigel Pearson with only two g...

Arsenal outgun Manchester City to reach FA Cup final
Steve Crossman and Emma Saunders present an episode all about the FA Cup semi-finals. Arsenal are through to the FA Cup final after a 2-0 win over holders Manchester City. Chris Sutton and John Murray are at Wembley and join Emma to analyse why Arsenal were able to hold on for victory and where Manchester City went wrong. We hear from Mikel Arteta and Pep Guardiola on the pod. Dion Dublin, England midfielder Izzy Christiansen and Rory Smith from the New York Times join Steve to look ahead to the FA ...

Inside Leeds United: How Bielsa works
After their promotion to the Premier League here is another chance to listen to our special podcast looking at how Marcelo Bielsa has transformed the club. Guillem Balague spent four days behind the scenes at Elland Road speaking to his players, staff, fans and the man himself. We find out how he’s changed the training ground, why his players are so impressed and observe one of his training sessions. Plus, you’ll hear some bizarre tales about plug sockets and a fireplace. This show was originally recorded i...


Premier League promotion for Leeds and vital points for West Ham
Darren Fletcher is joined by former West Ham goalkeeper Rob Green to bring you the Friday Football Social. Leeds United are back in the Premier League for the first time in 16 years after Huddersfield beat West Brom 2-1. We get reaction from former Leeds player Nigel Martyn, current midfielder Mateusz Klich and former Leeds United manager Simon Grayson. West Ham United earned 3 vital points with a 3-1 victory over Watford. Former Watford striker Gifton Noel Williams joins the pod along with former West Ha...

Villa teeter on the edge and has VAR gone too far?
It’s been a big night in the Premier League at both ends of the table as the race for the top four and the battle at the bottom gets even tighter. Jeanette Kwakye is joined by former Aston Villa midfielder Lee Hendrie and former Everton midfielder Leon Osman as Villa miss the chance to earn a vital victory – drawing 1-1 with Everton. Former Chelsea and England midfielder Karen Carney and Conor McNamara are at Selhurst Park to analyse the VAR controversy in Manchester United’s 2-0 win over Crystal Palace...


Arsenal end Liverpool hopes of record points
Kelly Cates brings you reaction from a busy night in the Premier League and Championship. John Murray and Matt Upson are live from the Emirates Stadium after Arsenal beat Liverpool and ended their hopes of reaching a record number of points in the Premier League. Hear reaction from Jurgen Klopp and Mikel Arteta. Bournemouth captain Simon Francis joins the podcast along with Alistair Bruce-Ball and Pat Nevin as his side visited Manchester City and narrowly missed out on a much-needed point in the relegatio...

A 5am bedtime, eight goals and two bosses
A busy night in the Championship - as Wigan Athletic thrash Hull City 8 nil - we hear reaction to that match on the pod from both teams managers. We also hear from the top of the table as Brentford manager Thomas Frank comes on the pod to chat about their hopes for promotion to the Premier League. We also hear from Gareth Ainsworth who had a late night on Monday evening as he celebrated his team Wycombe Wanderers promotion to the Championship. In the Premier League - Chelsea's Champions Leagues dreams get...

Man United squander Champions League hopes…as City’s are alive again
Mark Chapman is joined by Premier League winning striker Chris Sutton and senior football reporter Ian Dennis as Manchester United missed the chance to climb into the Premier League’s top four after a 2-2 draw with Southampton. The team discuss whether Man United can still qualify for the Champions League next season as that result leaves them fifth in the table. This could have huge implications for United as we now know the Champions League places will only go down to fourth, after Manchester City’s two...


Norwich down but the relegation fight heats up
So Norwich have been relegated, but the battle continues for the remaining clubs still fighting for survival in the Premier League. There was a spectacular win for Bournemouth and also victories for Aston Villa, Watford and West Ham – so Emma Saunders, along with Leon Osman, Stephen Kelly and Ben Haines all discuss a totally bonkers weekend of football on the pitch. Not only that, they focus on the North London derby and just how vital the win was for Spurs and for Jose Mourinho too. The panel also discuss...

'He was a natural leader': A tribute to Jack Charlton
Steve Crossman brings you a special podcast reflecting on the life and career of Jack Charlton, who has died at the age 85. Match of the Day's Gary Lineker pays tribute to the England defender who helped win the World Cup in 1966. He also guided the Republic of Ireland to a World Cup quarter-final, Mark Lawrenson and David O'Leary tells us about the impact he had on Irish football. We also hear what Jack was like as a player, Johnny Giles his former Leeds United team-mate reflects on their 10 years together...


Greenwood, Grealish and Bournemouth’s battle continues
This episode is all about the big stories from Thursday’s fixtures in the Premier League, and some of the biggest names in the sport make an appearance on the pod too, including Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Jose Mourinho, Carlo Ancelotti and Eddie Howe. But not only that, Robbie Savage, Steven Reid and Leon Osman pop up with their insights into disallowed goals, VAR, Manchester United's transfer targets and Bournemouth's future. There’s also lots of reaction from United’s dominant win over Aston Villa, as well as ...

Mo at the double as Reds edge closer to record
Kelly Cates, former Liverpool midfielder Charlie Adam & commentator Alistair Bruce-Ball react to Liverpool's 3-1 win away to Brighton, which moves them closer to reaching a new Premier League points record. Former Crystal Palace striker and Republic of Ireland international Clinton Morrison also joins Kelly to look back at West Ham's worrying 1-0 loss at home to Burnley, Manchester City's thumping win over Newcastle & Sheffield United's late victory against Wolves. Plus you’ll hear BBC Sports Editor Dan ...


Welbeck 'worldy' wins it for Watford
Danny Welbeck scored the winner for Watford with a magnificent overhead kick - as Watford came from behind to beat Norwich 2-1 and move four points clear of the relegation zone. Elsewhere in the Premier League a ten-man Arsenal drew 1-all with Leicester City at the Emirates. Jamie Vardy got a late equaliser, giving Leicester a much needed point to stay in the top 4. Chelsea now take third place in the Premier League table after their win against Crystal Palace. We also hear in the pod from Brighton's Dan...

A Spurs squabble and Messi's future
Jose Mourinho is very happy with three points against Everton and the on-field altercation between Hugo Lloris and Son Heung-min. We hear from the Spurs manager and Lloris on the stand-out incident from an otherwise unforgettable game. Chris Sutton and Leon Osman also give their thoughts on a weekend of dazzling performances from England's brightest young stars, and we hear from Guillem Balague on Lionel Messi's Barcelona future....

The future's bright, the future's Green(wood)
Are Manchester United’s front three of Mason Greenwood, Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial the most in-form in the league? Emma Saunders is joined by Derby County's Curtis Davies, Gary O'Neil - formerly of Portsmouth, Boro and West Ham - and Ben Haines from 90min. They also discuss the current crop of home-grown talent in the top flight with nearly half the goals in the Premier League this weekend scored by English players. Plus is it just two from three going down with West Ham drawing with Newcastle ...


Steve Bruce's future and the rise of Phil Foden
Steve Crossman speaks to Manchester City midfielder Rodri about teammate Phil Foden's exciting form since the restart and his side's aims for the remainder of the season. Ex-Aston Villa striker Dion Dublin, Rory Smith of the New York Times, former Republic of Ireland midfielder Andy Reid and Statman Dave join the podcast to look at Foden, and whether Steve Bruce deserves to stay at Newcastle United if the club's takeover is completed....

Friday Football Social: Summer signings and how Villa can avoid the drop
Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas are joined by former Aston Villa striker Gabriel Agbonlahor to bring you the Friday Football Social. After Liverpool’s 4-0 defeat to Manchester City this week Darren, Jermaine and Gabriel discuss whether it’s time for the senior players to take a rest and whether the club will recruit anyone over the summer. Gabriel Agbonlahor talks about his former club Aston Villa and whether they have what it takes to avoid relegation. Former Leicester City player Matt Piper joins th...

Sublime Sterling & fantastic Foden
Steve Crossman, John Murray & Dion Dublin review Manchester City’s dominant 4-0 victory at home to Liverpool as England’s Raheem Sterling & Phil Foden steal the show. Plus former Spurs players Michael Brown & Stephen Kelly join Steve to dissect their former club's 3-1 defeat at Sheffield United, as Tottenham's hopes of Champions League football next season take a hammer blow. The guys also discuss Harry Kane’s future at the club and debate whether the grass could be greener for the striker away from North...


Chelsea's late Hammering
It was a big night of results in the Premier League, West Ham pick up a late win at Stamford Bridge, giving them a huge boost for their hopes of avoiding relegation. Meanwhile Bournemouth gets another blow to their survival chances as they lose heavily against Newcastle United, we hear from a frustrated Eddie Howe on the pod. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gets a double for Arsenal as they beat Norwich 4 nil - the panel discuss Aubameyang's future at the club. They also chat about Leicester’s disappointing ...

Fantastic Fernandes and why Sane is leaving Man City
On this episode of the Football Daily Jeanette Kwakye discusses Manchester United’s dominant win against Brighton with a stellar panel, as she is joined by Rob Green, Karen Carney, Jonathan Pearce and Colin Murray. Fernandes, Pogba and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer are all on the agenda with the guys. But not only that the team discuss Leeds' draw against bottom of the Championship table Luton, and why Barnsley had a lot to celebrate on Tuesday night. Also on the pod Jeanette reveals the news that Manchester City ha...


Burnley boost European hopes – but will Dyche stay?
Kelly Cates is joined by Premier League winner Chris Sutton, former Burnley winger Michael Kightly and commentator Alistair Bruce-Ball to reflect on Burnley’s 1-0 win over Crystal Palace in the Premier League. Sean Dyche joins the pod and is asked whether Burnley being in the race for Europe will affect his future, after he voiced his frustrations on the club’s finances last week. The panel discuss whether they think Dyche should stay and if they can qualify for Europe this season. Meanwhile, former En...

Sterling sinks Toon as treble dream remains for Pep
Emma Saunders, former Aston Villa midfielder Lee Hendrie, former West Bromwich Albion midfielder Jonathan Greening & Ben Haines look back at all the action in the FA Cup this weekend as Manchester City kept their hopes of a treble winning season alive after a 2-0 win at Newcastle United, Arsenal leaving it late against Sheffield United & Ross Barkley coming off the bench to send Chelsea to Wembley in a 1-0 win at Leicester. The guys also look at a dreadful weekend for team in the bottom end of the Premier ...

Jordan Henderson, Kevin De Bruyne and the FA Cup
Kelly Cates speaks to Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson after his side's Premier League title win. He reveals all about the players' celebrations and what it is like to be managed by Jurgen Klopp. We also hear from Man City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne on what next for his side after losing their grip on the league title. Dion Dublin, Izzy Christiansen and Statman Dave join Kelly to preview Sunday's three FA Cup quarter-finals....


Friday Football Social: Klopp, Liverpool’s future and José Enrique
Jermaine Jenas is joined by Nick Bright to discuss Liverpool’s title win. Former Liverpool boss Roy Evans comes on the pod to chat about what's next for the club and we hear from the current manager Jurgen Klopp. José Enrique joins the boys to discuss his memories of playing at Liverpool and how he celebrated his former club winning the title. Jermaine and Nick chat to Brighton’s Glenn Murray about what it has been like for the players since the season has restarted and they look ahead to this weekend’s ...

The 10 Games that shaped Klopp’s Liverpool
From a 2 - 2 draw against West Brom back in December 2015, to producing one of the greatest Champions League comebacks of all time against Barcelona in May 2019. Kelly Cates is joined by our football correspondent John Murray, former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock and John Gibbons from The Anfield Wrap to reflect on the 10 defining games that turned Klopp's Liverpool from also-rans to Premier League champions....

Liverpool are crowned Premier League champions
After 30 years of waiting for a 19th title, Liverpool are Premier League champions following Manchester City's defeat at Chelsea. Steve Crossman is joined by football correspondent John Murray and former England and Chelsea winger Karen Carney who saw that dramatic win for Chelsea at Stamford Bridge that confirmed the title for Liverpool. We hear reaction from former Liverpool and England defender Stephen Warnock as well as Ronny Rosenthal who was part of Liverpool’s last title winning team 30 years ago....


MNC: #BlackLivesMatter, Billy Sharp and the Prem is almost back
Kelly Cates, Ian Wright, Chris Sutton and Rory Smith are back on the Monday Night Club. The team talk about #BlackLivesMatter appearing on team shirts when the Premier League returns and the impact that it could have on tackling racism in football. Sheffield United captain Billy Sharp talks about the Blades' incredible season as he draws close to a century of goals for his boyhood club. Who will go down? And who will qualify for Europe? The panel discuss the possibilities as the PL's return draws near...

Euro Leagues: Frenkie de Jong, Aitor Karanka and Bixente Lizarazu
Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague and Julien Laurens are back with the Euro Leagues show. Frenkie de Jong discusses his rise from a small Dutch village to FC Barcelona and former teammates Aitor Karanka and Bixente Lizarazu are re-united. Former Middlesbrough manager Karanka discusses the return of La Liga and Bayern legend Lizarazu recalls France's success at Euro 2000....

MNC: Stephen Warnock on Benitez and Istanbul
Kelly Cates is joined by Chris Sutton, Micah Richards and Rory Smith on the Monday Night Club. Former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock criticises Rafa Benitez' man management skills and reflects on the 2005 Champions League final. And the team react to the cancellation of the Women's Super League....


Euro Leagues: Roberto Martínez, Jesse Marsch and Bernardo
Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague and Kristof Terreur are back with the Euro Leagues. Roberto Martínez explains why his Belgium players are coaches of the future and Red Bull Salzburg boss Jesse Marsch remembers THAT half-time team-talk at Anfield. And Brighton defender Bernardo discusses his love of radio, Project Restart and his upbringing in Brazil....

MNC: Celtic, Christie and Cantona
Mark Chapman, Ian Wright, Chris Sutton and Rory Smith are back on the Monday Night Club. Celtic midfielder Ryan Christie discusses his club's ninth Premiership title in a row and Dion Dublin remembers the magic of Eric Cantona at Manchester United....

Euro Leagues: Return of the Bundesliga and Quique Sánchez Flores
The Bundesliga is back and so are Steve Crossman and the Euro Leagues team. Fortuna Düsseldorf sporting director Lutz Pfannenstiel takes us behind the scenes at his club and Archie Rhind-Tutt joins us from Köln-Mainz. Meanwhile, former Watford and Atlético Madrid boss Quique Sánchez Flores discusses winning the Europa League, his godfather Alfredo Di Stéfano and the Pozzo family....


Euro Leagues: Chris Waddle on his Marseille career
Steve Crossman is joined by Guillem Balague and Kristof Terreur on this week's Euro Leagues show. The team bring us the latest on the return of the Bundesliga and leagues across Europe. Plus Chris Waddle reminisces about his Marseille career and the time he aimed for France and ended up on an island in the Indian Ocean... And Nayim remembers THAT goal against Arsenal in the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup Final....

Friday Football Social: Jermain Defoe and Glenn Hoddle
Jermain Defoe talks about a lack of respect for his England career and Glenn Hoddle relives the Champions League final on the Friday Football Social with Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas. John Murray gives an update on the Bundesliga and potential return for the Premier League. Plus we hear about Fletch's BBQ and JJ's slip and slide......

Euro Leagues: José Enrique and Rabbi Matondo
José Enrique compares Jon Flanagan to Roberto Carlos and we hear from FC Schalke and Wales winger Rabbi Matondo in this week's Euro Leagues podcast. Guillem Balague and Julien Laurens join Steve Crossman to discuss Ligue 1 being cancelled and how football may restart in Spain, Italy and Germany....


Keith Gillespie and Robbie Savage's hairdryer
What links Robbie Savage's hairdryer to Keith Gillespie? Can Mark Chapman and Chris Sutton reverse their poor form to overcome Savage and Vicki Sparks in Alistair Bruce-Ball's "You're Better Than That" quiz? And how could we see a return for football?...

Euro Leagues: Steffen Freund and what next for Dutch football?
Steve Crossman is joined by Guillem Balague and Kristof Terreur for this week's Euro Leagues podcast. Former German international Steffen Freund reflects on their Euro 1996 victory, a sore subject for Steve. With the news that the Dutch football season will be voided, we're also joined by SC Cambuur manager Henk de Jong whose team were at the top of the Eerste Divisie and could now miss out on promotion to the Eredivisie and Dutch football expert Marcel van der Kraan....

All about James Milner
Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas catch up with one of the Premier League's longest-serving players James Milner. They chat all about his life in football as well as those infamous social media videos....


Wine tasting with Dyche and Denno
Kelly Cates is joined by former Tottenham and Manchester City midfielder Michael Brown and 5 Live’s senior football reporter Ian Dennis. Up for discussion is the number of free agents in the Premier League this summer and whether the players and pitches will be ready for the return of football when coronavirus restrictions are eased. Ian sits down with Burnley manager Sean Dyche to find out how he’s filling his time during lockdown. Sean reveals his passion for cooking and his private stash of posh red wine...

Dressing like Kylie and hiding from Keown
Mark Chapman, Micah Richards, Chris Sutton and Rory Smith are in lockdown once again for this week’s Monday Night Club. Former Arsenal defender Lee Dixon surprises Chris as he’s mid-tale about an incident from April 1997, which ended with Chris hiding in a toilet from Lee’s Arsenal pals. He also compares the playing styles of former team-mates Tony Adams and Martin Keown, and whether or not he feels Arsene Wenger stayed at Arsenal longer then he should have. And in this time of unknowns and ‘what ifs’, we g...

Euro Leagues: Frank Leboeuf and Arturo Fernandes
Steve Crossman and Guillem Balague are joined by Julien Laurens to discuss the most recent impact of the Coronavirus on European Leagues. Former French international and actor, Frank Leboeuf, talks about his memories of winning the world cup and what he has been up to in lockdown. Plus Head of the Portuguese Agents Association Arturo Fernandes, talks about the current situation in Portugal and how his job is changing due to Coronavirus....


Football Social: With Lineker, Coleman and Richards
Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas are joined by Gary Lineker to discuss his football career, from winning the Golden Boot at Mexico 86 to his memories of Italia 90. Alongside Darren and Jermaine, Micah Richards is back on the pod to talk about the possible impacts of the playing the remainder of the season behind closed doors. Plus, Everton captain Seamus Coleman joins the Football Social to chat about family life, the 'Players Together' initiative and working under Carlo Ancelotti....

ABB is quizmaster and Dundee give their final answer
Mark Chapman is joined by Chris Sutton and Robbie Savage to react to Dundee voting to end the Scottish lower-league season. Promotion and relegation is yet to be confirmed, but it means Dundee United, Raith Rovers and Cove Rangers are declared champions of their respective leagues. After Dundee initially voted ‘no’, should they have been allowed the change of heart? Plus, Alistair Bruce-Ball and John Murray join to the podcast as the panel go head-to-head in new quiz, ‘You’re Better Than That’....

Partridge, TikTok and is Ashley selling Newcastle?
It seems an unusual time for a Premier League takeover, but that’s exactly what might be about to happen. Reports suggest that Mike Ashley is set to sell Newcastle United. Join Kelly Cates, Rob Green and Pat Nevin as they ask how much this deal is worth and whether they think it will actually go through. We’ll have the latest from Scotland as all 42 clubs have submitted their vote on whether or not to end the season. Plus Southampton’s James Ward-Prowse tells us how he’s dealing with lockdown and Oxford Uni...


MNC: Spurs backtrack and Wrighty to Chelsea?
Mark Chapman, Ian Wright, Chris Sutton and Rory Smith discuss Tottenham’s move to reverse their decision to furlough the club’s non-playing staff. Also, after Chris Sutton’s revelation last week that he almost signed for Manchester United, Wrighty chats about how he nearly made a move to Chelsea....

Euro Leagues: Javier Aguirre and Jonjoe Kenny
Steve Crossman and Guillem Balague are joined by Kristof Terreur to discuss the latest impact of the coronavirus across the European Leagues. They chat to Leganés manager Javier Aguirre about how he is managing his team and what he is doing to keep spirits high at home. Also, Jonjoe Kenny joins the pod to discuss what it's like to be back in training and how clubs are training whilst maintaining the social distancing rules which are still in place....

Football Social: With Richards, Scholes and Johnson
Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas are joined by Paul Scholes to discuss his most memorable matches, his relationship with Sir Alex and take us inside that Manchester United dressing room that dominated English football for so long. Alongside Darren and Jermaine, Micah Richards speaks about what he is doing in isolation and Bristol City manager Lee Johnson comes on the pod to chat about how his team are preparing for when the season resumes....


Contract controversy and Scotland's situation
Mark Chapman, Chris Sutton & Robbie Savage discuss the extension of players' contracts until the 30th June and all the possible scenarios. They're joined by Daniel Geey who is an expert in football law. Scottish football reporter Roddy Forsyth gives an update as clubs in the Championship, League One and League Two face a vote on plans to end the season in the current positions. PLUS Sutton and Savage give their views on the best manager in the Premier League era....

Can the Premier League cope with the coronavirus crisis?
Kelly Cates is joined by Ian Dennis and Clinton Morrison to discuss their favourite sporting films and whether the Premier League can survive the coronavirus crisis. We hear from National League chairman Brian Barwick and football finance expert Nick Harris to discuss how teams will cope....

MNC: Liverpool’s U-turn and Sutton’s SAS assessment
We start the podcast with the sad news that Pep Guardiola’s mother has died after contracting coronavirus. We hear from our European football broadcaster Guillem Balague, who wrote a biography about the Manchester City manager. There’s reaction to the breaking news that Liverpool have reversed their decision to place some non-playing staff on temporary leave and apologised to fans. Did they bow to backlash or simply realise they’d made a mistake? We get a Liverpool fan’s perspective from John Gibbons from t...


Euro Leagues: Piano lessons with Eddie Howe and home schooling with José Fonte
Steve Crossman is joined by Guillem Balague and Julien Laurens to discuss the latest news from the football leagues across Europe, including Belgium, France and Spain. Steve chats to Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe about what he is doing in isolation as well as how he is staying mentally and physically well. They also talk to Portugal and Lille defender José Fonte about how he is getting on with home schooling his children and life at Lille....

Football Social: With Coady, Rose and Owen
Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas host another Friday Football Social focusing on the big debate of the week, players' salaries. Darren and JJ are joined by the BBC's Football Correspondent John Murray and Newcastle defender Danny Rose to discuss the news that Premier League clubs will ask players to take a 30% pay cut in order to protect jobs as it was announced the season will not resume until "it is safe and appropriate to do so". The team are also joined by Wolves captain Conor Coady to talk about the ...

Wage deferrals, Warburton and Champions League suspended
Mark Chapman, Chris Sutton and Robbie Savage discuss player pay cuts with QPR head coach Mark Warburton. They also speak to Ian Dennis about UEFA's latest statement suspending all Champions League and Europa League matches until further notice....


Footballers get on their bikes & who is Bournemouth’s Piano Man?
Kelly Cates is joined by Pat Nevin and Karen Carney to discuss the best ways to finish this season’s Premier League. Huge questions remain on if the season can actually be finished and if it does re-start - what format will it take? Miguel Delaney is the chief football writer at The Independent and has been covering this story – we get his thoughts. Could a World-Cup-style camp be the answer? Derby County defender Curtis Davies joins the podcast with the idea of temporarily making each season annual. You ca...

MNC: Kane, Grealish & Andy Cole
Mark Chapman, Ian Wright, Chris Sutton and Rory Smith gather for Monday Night Club. Up for discussion in this episode is the future of Harry Kane at Tottenham, Jack Grealish breaking government guidelines over coronavirus and what Marcus Rashford is doing to get food to children who rely on free school meals. And just how good was Andy Cole? Plus, Celtic boss Neil Lennon joins the pod to talk about 10 years in management and how his club is dealing with the coronavirus pandemic....

Euro Leagues: Alderweireld on WhatsApp groups & daddy day-care
Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague, Kristof Terreur and Julien Laurens with the latest news on how coronavirus is affecting the European leagues. Tottenham and Belgium defender Toby Alderwiereld tells us how he’s helping hospitals and nursing homes during the pandemic, whilst also dealing with self-isolation and what that entails. And Birmingham City manager Pep Clotet reveals the struggles of being away from his family who are in Spain...


Sean Dyche, Lucy Bronze and Phil Neville's own language
What would make Sean Dyche rather get a "big spoon" and "ram it" in his eye socket? And how does Lucy Bronze think women's football has changed over the last few years? Mark Chapman is joined by Dion Dublin, Karen Carney and Clinton Morrison to discuss life without football, Phil Neville's own language, their favourite grounds and what riled them up on the football pitch. Sean Dyche also uses the word 'peng'....

Football Social: With JJ, McManaman and Caulker
Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas are back with the Friday Football Social from the comfort of their own homes. With another weekend free of football on the horizon, the team are joined by former Liverpool and Real Madrid midfielder, Steve McManaman. Steve chats about his decision to play for Liverpool as a die-hard Evertonian, the 'Spice Boys' and the similarities between Liverpool and Real Madrid as football clubs. JJ's former Spurs teammate Steven Caulker speaks to the team from out in Turkey, where he'...

Roof racks, watt bikes and road runs
Mark Chapman is joined from home by Micah Richards and Pat Nevin to discuss the latest in the football world including the news that all football below National League is to end immediately. Sheffield United's Oliver Norwood joins the pod to chat about what the coaching staff at the club are doing to keep their players in check and fit. Also, the South Shields chairman Geoff Thompson chats about how his club heard about the news that the league has been ended immediately and what impact it will have on hi...


A Message from the Football Daily Team
In these uncertain times, we want to keep you up to date with everything going on in football, and hopefully help put a smile on your face too. So here's a quick update from Mark Chapman, Ian Wright and Chris Sutton about the future of the Football Daily Podcast....

A Message from the Football Daily Team
In these uncertain times, we want to keep you up to date with everything going on in football, and hopefully help put a smile on your face too. So here's a quick update from Mark Chapman, Ian Wright and Chris Sutton about the future of the Football Daily Podcast....

MNC: Would football behind closed doors work?
The gang is back together, well, almost. Mark Chapman, Ian Wright, Chris Sutton and Rory Smith are live from their own homes, but by the power of radio, are together for the Monday Night Club. In the hope of bringing a little laughter, expect to hear Chappers do a dodgy Aussie accent and questions like - just how handsome is Patrik Berger? Then, up for more serious discussion is whether or not football behind closed doors would work. With Leeds currently top of the Championship and looking likely to return ...


Coronavirus: How is it impacting the Women’s game?
Steve Crossman is joined by former England goalkeeper Rob Green, from a studio in Leeds, and former Republic of Ireland striker Clinton Morrison, from the comfort of his own home, to discuss what they're doing to keep busy and stay connected during this period of social distancing. The team are joined by Chelsea Women's manager, Emma Hayes, to talk about how coronavirus is impacting the women's game, how it can be protected and how her players from abroad are coping with keeping safe in self-isolation. Sh...

EFL Special: How will clubs be affected by coronavirus?
Mark Chapman is joined by Michael Brown, George Elek and Kieran Maguire to look at how EFL clubs will be affected by coronavirus. On this special episode, we hear from EFL chairman Rick Parry, Portsmouth striker John Marquis, Stevenage chairman Phil Wallace and Wycombe Wanderers boss Gareth Ainsworth....

The ‘Not Very Social’ Friday Football Social
Social distancing comes into play on this episode, with Darren and JJ both broadcasting from home. We don't have any Premier League action to preview, however the pair will be looking at how the coronavirus pandemic is continuing to disrupt the world of football. They are joined by West Ham first-team coach Kevin Nolan - who reveals what has been going on inside the Premier League during this uncertain time. From a player’s perspective, Bournemouth left-back Charlie Daniels talks about how he's dealing with...


Coronavirus: English football suspension extended
Mark Chapman is joined by Ian Wright, Chris Sutton and John Murray to discuss the news that the English football suspension has been further postponed until at least 30th April. They're also joined by Brighton & Hove Albion striker Glenn Murray to see what training is like whilst social distancing....

A Message from Gary Lineker
Gary Lineker makes a guest appearance on the Football Daily podcast to give us an update on what he, Ian Wright and Alan Shearer have been up to since Match of the Day has been off of our TV screens. Match of the Day: Top 10 is a new podcast, exclusively on BBC Sounds. You can listen to the first episode on Premier League captains here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p086w1p3...

Coronavirus: Euro 2020 postponed - what happens next?
Kelly Cates is joined by a host of guests to discuss the impact of the Euros being postponed until 2021. They discuss the impact internationally, nationally and locally and how the structure of next summer may play out with many events already in the calendar. Hear from a fan who has already booked his trip to Baku as well as a leading sports lawyer to discuss any potential legal issues that could arise due to the postponement....


Coronavirus: Will Euro 2020 go ahead?
Mark Chapman is joined by BBC football correspondent John Murray, ex-Premier League striker Chris Sutton and Rory Smith from the New York Times to discuss whether the Euro 2020 Championship will go ahead with the sporting calendar on hold due to coronavirus. We also hear from BBC football reporter Roddy Forsyth on the latest news from Scotland. And after the National League was the highest level of football to take place in the UK at the weekend, Barrow manager Ian Evatt tells us how the suspension of futur...

Coronavirus: Is Rooney right about football guinea pigs?
Wayne Rooney has accused the government and football authorities of treating footballers as "guinea pigs" during the coronavirus outbreak. This comes as elite football in Britain is suspended until at least 3 April. Ex-Premier League goalkeeper Rob Green, former Chelsea and Everton winger Pat Nevin and Ben Haines from 90min join Steve Crossman to react to Rooney’s comments. The panel also reveal what they would be doing during self-isolation. Plus, as it’s confirmed that Jan Vertonghen's family were held at...


Coronavirus: What does the pandemic mean for football?
Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas host a slightly different Football Daily podcast to the Big Weekend Preview as they react to the news that the Coronavirus pandemic has suspended all elite football in Britain until at least 3 April in an unprecedented 24 hours for sport. Darren and JJ are joined by former Football Director at Tottenham and Liverpool, Damien Comolli, as they dissect what exactly has happened across the UK and what they think should happen to the currently unfinished seasons. 5 Live Footba...

Euro Leagues: Will coronavirus bring European football to a halt?
Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague, James Horncastle and Rafa Honigstein discuss the latest impact the coronavirus outbreak is having in football across Europe, and what implications this could have for the Champions League and this summer’s European championships. Plus we’ll take a look back at matters on the pitch where Atlético Madrid, RB Leipzig, Atalanta and PSG all reached the quarter-finals....

Simeone has the last laugh against Liverpool
Holders Liverpool are out of the Champions League after a dramatic last-16 second leg against Atlético Madrid went into extra time - and a finely balanced game turned on a catastrophic blunder by goalkeeper Adrian. Mark Chapman is joined by football correspondent John Murray and former Scotland international Pat Nevin at Anfield, with ex-Premier League midfielder Michael Brown and Spanish football expert Guillem Balague in the studio, to discuss what went wrong for Liverpool. You will also hear from Reds b...


Sabitzer sees off Spurs
Kelly Cates is joined by Ian Dennis, Rob Green and Tom Huddlestone to reflect on Tottenham’s exit from the Champions League after their defeat to RB Leipzig. There’s reaction from inside the Spurs camp as manager José Mourinho admits that his side has “lots of problems”, while midfielder Lucas Moura says that the team need to keep fighting in the Premier League. Plus hear from Jürgen Klopp ahead of the second leg of Liverpool against Atlético Madrid, as the defending Champions aim to book their place i...

Has Vardy ruined Aston Villa’s Premier League party?
Mark Chapman is joined by Chris Sutton, former Aston Villa defender Alan Hutton and commentator Arlo White to reflect on Leicester’s 4-0 victory over Aston Villa in the Premier League. The team debate whether Aston Villa boss Dean Smith is now under pressure after a defeat that leaves them two points away from safety - but still with a game in hand over their rivals. Hutton gives us an insight into how Smith and his assistant coach John Terry will be drilling a defence who have the worst record on defend...

Has Vardy ruined Aston Villa’s Premier League party?
Mark Chapman is joined by Chris Sutton, former Aston Villa defender Alan Hutton and commentator Arlo White to reflect on Leicester’s 4-0 victory over Aston Villa in the Premier League. The team debate whether Aston Villa Head Coach Dean Smith is now under pressure after that defeat leaves them two points away from safety – but still with a game in hand over their rivals. Alan Hutton gives us an insight into how Dean Smith and his assistant coach John Terry will be drilling the defence in training despite...


Man Utd's derby delight and Chelsea's happy Gilmour
Emma Saunders is joined by former Manchester United midfielder Jonathan Greening, ex-Wolves player Michael Kightly and Joel Beya from Cheeky Sport to look back on the weekend's action. They ask if Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has found a successful formula at Manchester United following their derby win over Manchester City. The panel look at Chelsea's comprehensive 4-0 win over Everton and the impact of 18-year-old Billy Gilmour. And they also ask if Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho was right to publicly criticise midf...

Liverpool now 9 points from Premier League glory
Mark Chapman and Danny Murphy react to Liverpool’s 2-1 win at home to Bournemouth, which now means Klopp’s side need just nine points to secure the Premier League trophy. Mark’s also joined by Senior Football Reporter at BBC Radio 5 Live Ian Dennis & former Hammers captain Matthew Upson to discuss Arsenal’s narrow win over West Ham, which boosted their hopes of finishing in the Premier League top four. Plus there’s a look back at a huge win for Newcastle at Southampton & Sheffield United continue to push...

The Big Weekend Preview Pod
After a few weeks apart, Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas are reunited on the big weekend preview pod. Darren and Jermaine are joined by former Blackburn Rovers, QPR & Aston Villa defender Chris Samba and former Lionesses striker Lianne Sanderson to look ahead to a busy weekend of Premier League football and SheBelieves Cup fixtures. The team reflect on the incident involving Eric Dier and a fan at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium after their shock exit from the FA Cup and question if there is a serious pro...


Euro Leagues: Coronavirus, Dortmund in for Bellingham & Kanoute’s Mali plea to Traore
Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague, Kristof Terreur and Rafa Honigstein discuss the Danish SuperLeague coronavirus outbreak. Former Premier League striker Freddie Kanoute fills us in on life post playing career, and his love for Adama Traore. We ask whether Birmingham City’s Jude Bellingham could be the latest teenage rising star to join Borussia Dortmund, plus look ahead to next week’s Champions League last-16 second legs....

Spurs suffer a Krul FA Cup exit to Norwich
Steve Crossman is joined by former Stoke and Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Glenn Whelan, former Tottenham defender Stephen Kelly and Alistair Bruce-Ball to reflect on Norwich’s dramatic victory over Tottenham by penalty shootout in the FA Cup Fifth Round. The team discuss the tactics of Norwich goalkeeper Tim Krul, who had notes on Tottenham’s penalty takers written on his water bottle, and on whether VAR should be in use during a penalty shootout. They look at what impact this could have on Spurs’ sea...

Chelsea KO Klopp’s Liverpool
Kelly Cates, BBC Radio 5 Live Commentator Ian Dennis & former Liverpool midfielder Don Hutchison look back at Liverpool’s exit from the FA Cup after a 2-0 defeat at Stamford Bridge. 5 Live Sport Commentator Conor McNamara & former West Bromwich Albion striker Kevin Phillips react to Newcastle reaching the FA Cup quarter-finals for the first time since 2006 after a 3-2 win over Championship leaders West Brom. Plus there’s a look back at Sheffield United holding onto 2-1 win over a stubborn Reading to also...


Boro, Bundesliga, and Saka for England?
As Arsenal beat Portsmouth to become the first side to qualify for this season's FA Cup quarter-finals we ask if Bukayo Saka's form could be enough to earn an England call-up. Tony Pulis and Gary O'Neil discuss the plight of their former club Middlesbrough who remain in the Championship's bottom three after dropping points late on against Forest, plus we hear from The Athletic's Raphael Honigstein on a chaotic weekend in Germany....

It’s League Cup number 3 for Pep at Man City
Emma Saunders, Reading midfielder Charlie Adam, Stoke City defender James Chester and Ben Haines react to Manchester City securing their third League Cup win in succession - and their fourth in five years - with victory over Aston Villa at Wembley. The guys also look at Everton having a late winner against Manchester United ruled out and then manager Carlo Ancelotti being sent off in an entertaining game at Goodison Park where both teams were undone by goalkeeping mistakes. PLUS they review Wolves’ comeb...

Liverpool Lose!
Mark Chapman has all the reaction to Saturday’s football and hears from Jurgen Klopp and Nigel Pearson after Liverpool’s unbeaten run comes to an end at Watford. David Moyes joins us after West Ham beat Southampton, and Steve Bruce reflects on a fourth game without a goal for Newcastle. Mark Clemmit rounds up all the EFL news and Nemanja Matic is on the pod ahead of Manchester United against Everton....


The big weekend preview pod
Darren Fletcher is joined by Wolves goalkeeper John Ruddy, former Fulham and Middlesbrough goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer and Conor McNamara to look ahead to a busy weekend of football. The team reflect on bottom of the league Norwich’s shock 1-0 win over Leicester City on Friday night in the Premier League. They look ahead to Sunday’s League Cup final and debate who needs to win it more out of Aston Villa and Manchester City. John Ruddy gives us a fascinating insight into how Wolves head coach Nuno Espirit...

The big weekend preview pod
Darren Fletcher is joined by Wolves goalkeeper John Ruddy, former Fulham and Middlesbrough goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer and Conor McNamara to look ahead to a busy weekend of football. The team reflect on bottom of the league Norwich’s shock 1-0 win over Leicester City on Friday night in the Premier League. They look ahead to Sunday’s League Cup final and debate who needs to win it more out of Aston Villa and Manchester City. John Ruddy gives us a fascinating insight into how Wolves head coach Nuno Espirit...

Euro Leagues: End of an era for Real Madrid?
Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague, Kristof Terreur and Julien Laurens ask whether there is a need for radical change at Real Madrid and hear from Spanish World Cup winner David Villa. Plus - the Backstreet Boys as they've never been heard before....


Its pure DElight for Pep in Madrid
Mark Chapman, former Man City defender Micah Richards, ex Man City midfielder Michael Brown, Spanish football expert Guillem Balagué & 5 Live Football Correspondent John Murray look back at a sensational night for Pep Guardiola’s side as they comeback from 1-0 down to beat Real Madrid 2-1 in the 1st leg of their last 16 tie against the Spanish giants. There’s also a look at Raheem Sterling’s interview to Spanish media outlet AS, where he was pictured with both a Real Madrid and Man City top draped over his...

Brilliant Bayern bulldoze Chelsea at the Bridge
Kelly Cates, Chris Sutton, Ian Dennis and Pat Nevin look back on a tough night for Chelsea, who were outclassed by Bayern Munich 3-0 in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie. The team look at the difference between the two sides and ask if Bayern could go all the way in the competition. We also hear about Barcelona's 1-1 draw at Napoli in the other tie of the night, and preview Manchester City's first leg away at Real Madrid on Wednesday. And we hear from Slaven Bilić, whose West Brom side wen...

West Ham come close to bursting Liverpool’s ‘invincible’ bubble
Mark Chapman is joined by former West Ham and Chelsea goalkeeper Rob Green, former Chelsea and Everton midfielder Pat Nevin and commentator Arlo White as Liverpool come from 2-1 down to beat West Ham 3-2 in the Premier League. Liverpool’s unbeaten league run looked under threat – but they’ve now equalled Manchester City’s all-time record of 18 consecutive league wins in the top flight. As Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold secured his 11th and 12 league assists of the season and Andy Robertson also earn...


Bravo Bruno, goals galore and advantage Arteta
Emma Saunders is joined by Michael Kightly, Matt Jarvis and Ben Haines to review all the weekend’s action in the Premier League. The panel discuss Bruno Fernandes’ first goal in a Manchester United shirt, and how Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s team are ready to join the party for a Champions League spot. They also look at who has the edge, Mikel Arteta or Carlo Ancelotti, as Arsenal hosted Everton in the late kick off on Sunday. VAR raises its head (again), and the guys put forward their cases as to why they want Ke...

VAR from perfect
Mark Chapman rounds up a controversial day in the Premier League with VAR taking centre stage. Andy Reid, Matt Upson and Dion Dublin react to Giovani lo Celso somehow avoiding red for a tackle on Cesar Azpilicueta. Chelsea manager Frank Lampard doesn't hold back when asked for his thoughts on the decision. John Murray and Michael Kightly have a penalty decision to debate at the King Power and Eddie Howe isn't happy after Bournemouth have two goals disallowed at Burnley. There's reaction to another defeat fo...

The Big Weekend Preview Pod
There’s no Jermaine Jenas this week, so Darren Fletcher is joined by ex-Man City and Chelsea winger Shaun Wright-Phillips and former Newcastle midfielder Kieron Dyer. They look ahead to the weekend’s games, including Jose Mourinho’s return to Stamford Bridge with Tottenham, and ask if Leicester v Man City is the most irrelevant game between second and third in the Premier League. Former Newcastle head coach John Carver joins the pod to look at how his old side are positioned ahead of the run-in. And the pan...


The Big Weekend Preview Pod
There’s no Jermaine Jenas this week, so Darren Fletcher is joined by ex-Man City and Chelsea winger Shaun Wright-Phillips and former Newcastle midfielder Kieron Dyer. They look ahead to the weekend’s games, including Jose Mourinho’s return to Stamford Bridge with Tottenham, and ask if Leicester v Man City is the most irrelevant game between second and third in the Premier League. Former Newcastle head coach John Carver joins the pod to look at how his old side are positioned ahead of the run-in. And the pan...

Euro Leagues: Haaland - a freakish footballer on Fat Thursday
As Germany celebrates Fat Thursday, Steve Crossman, Mina Rzouki, Rafa Honigstein and Archie Rhind-Tutt discuss a youngster who feasts on goals as they reflect on the return of the Champions League. Plus - why Martin Braithwaite's move to Barcelona might be a dream for him but seems unfair on Leganes....

Spurs silenced but Pep talks
Spurs are blanked by RB Leipzig as they struggle without a recognised striker in their last-16 tie in the Champions League. Rob Green and Chris Waddle join Mark Chapman to discuss whether Jose Mourinho's are side good enough to play that way, how valuable a Fernando Llorente-type option might be right now, and being 'caught between two stalls' in their defensive set-up. Plus, we hear from Pep Guardiola who announces he will '100%' remain at Manchester City when speaking for first time since the club's UEFA...


How to beat Liverpool? Better call Saúl
Kelly Cates is joined by football correspondent John Murray, former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock and European football expert Guillem Balague to analyse Liverpool’s 1-0 Champions League defeat to Atletico Madrid, with Saúl Niguez scoring the only goal of the game. The team look at where Liverpool need to improve to look more dangerous against Atletico’s defence in the second leg at Anfield. BBC Sport’s John Bennett talks us through Borussia Dortmund’s 2-1 win over PSG, which increases the pressure o...

How to beat Liverpool? Better call Saúl
Kelly Cates is joined by football correspondent John Murray, former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock and European football expert Guillem Balague to analyse Liverpool’s 1-0 Champions League defeat to Atletico Madrid, with Saúl Niguez scoring the only goal of the game. The team look at where Liverpool need to improve to look more dangerous against Atletico’s defence in the second leg at Anfield. BBC Sport’s John Bennett talks us through Borussia Dortmund’s 2-1 win over PSG, which increases the pressure o...

A Bridge too VAR for Chelsea & Lampard
Mark Chapman, former Manchester City midfielder Micah Richards, ex Chelsea striker Chris Sutton & commentator Jonathan Pearce look back at a controversial game at Stamford Bridge as Manchester United closed in on a Champions League spot with victory over Chelsea as Frank Lampard's side were left with a sense of injustice after contentious video assistant referee decisions went against them. The guys also preview the return of the Champions League as Liverpool travel to Atlético Madrid for the 1st leg in th...


Are Spurs sleepwalking towards the Champions League?
Is Villa conceding late goals against top sides a self-fulfilling prophecy and could Tottenham sleepwalk their way to Champions League football? Lee Hendrie, Melissa Reddy and Ben Haines join Emma Saunders to discuss a crazy match at Villa Park with big implications at both ends. Plus, is Jordan Henderson now undeniably world class, could a siege mentality benefit Manchester City between now and the end of the season, and who is the "best worst player" in the league?...

Burnley bounce, Fulham flop and Sadio sinks Norwich
Mark Chapman presents a look back at Saturday's Premier League and EFL action, as Liverpool go 25 points clear at the top of the Premier League with a 1-0 win at Norwich. We hear from Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson and Norwich boss Daniel Farke. There's also reaction from St Mary's where Burnley beat Southampton to go 10 points clear of the relegation places. And there's the latest from another dramatic day in the Championship title race, where Fulham went down to a shock 3-0 defeat against struggling B...

Man City’s Champions League ban
Emma Saunders, former Manchester City midfielder Michael Brown, ex Wolves winger Michael Kightly, Senior Football Reporter Ian Dennis & Football Reporter for BBC Sport Simon Stone discuss the news that Manchester City have been banned from European club competition for the next two seasons after being found to have committed "serious breaches" of UEFA's club licensing and financial fair play regulations. The guys look at the future of City’s players and if this could spell the end of Pep Guardiola’s reign ...


Euro Leagues: Klinsmann, Paraguay and the return of the Champions League
Steve Crossman is joined by Kristof Terreur, Julien Laurens and Rafael Honigstein to look at the big stories from around Europe. The team reflect on Jurgen Klinsmann's departure from Hertha Berlin, look at the state of the Serie A title race and assess next week's games in the Champions League last 16. And after Emmanuel Adebayor made the move to Paraguay, we hear from Rodrigo Codas, an agent who helped broker the deal. Could Yaya Toure be about to join him in South America?...

Poch eyes Premier League return; and Gosling V Moss
Steve Crossman, Lincoln City manager Michael Appleton, former Stoke and Burnley striker John Walters & EFL expert Ali Maxwell react to Mauricio Pochettino’s comments that he’s looking for a return to Premier League management & which players Manchester United are eyeing up with big-money moves to Old Trafford. The panel also discuss the Premier League's decision to not take any action against referee Jon Moss after Bournemouth alleged he made comments during Sunday's 2-1 defeat at Sheffield United – Plus S...

Alli's social media controversy; Leeds and Forest drop points
Kelly Cates is joined by Mark Clemmit, former Hull City manager Phil Brown and ex-Nottingham Forest midfielder Kris Commons to examine how footballers should use social media. It follows Dele Alli's apology for a post he made on Snapchat which joked about the coronavirus outbreak. The team also reflect on Tuesday's EFL action, which saw promotion contenders Leeds and Nottingham Forest drop points in the Championship....


MNC: The Winter break, desert islands and footballers on skidoos
It might be the Winter break in the Premier League but it's a full strength team on the Monday Night Club podcast. Mark Chapman is joined by Ian Wright, Chris Sutton and Rory Smith as they dissect the weekend's football action. The team ask if Jordan Pickford should still be England's number one goalkeeper and if he was right to speak out about the criticism he receives as an England player? Former Nottingham Forest midfielder Kris Commons, and Adam Pope from BBC Radio Leeds join the podcast to talk about j...

Lundstram's late show and Leon Osman's sofa
The weather forced Manchester City's game with West Ham to be called off, meaning Leon Osman could do the podcast from the comfort of his sofa. He joined Steve Crossman, Ben Haines of 90Min, former Wolves midfielder Michael Kightly and the Daily Telegraph's Luke Edwards to review the weekend's matches. They look at Eddie Howe's frustrations after Bournemouth's latest defeat to Sheffield United, how Carlo Ancelotti has turned things around at Everton, and assess just what's going wrong with Leeds United....

A ‘farcical’ own goal, ‘cruel’ defeats & are Everton Europe bound?
For this episode of the Football Daily pod Jonathan Overend is in the hot seat and is joined by EFL journalist George Elek. There may have been no 3pm kick offs in the Premier League but the games that were played were definitely full of drama. Ian Dennis and Michael Brown join the guys from Goodison after a win for Everton against Crystal Palace. We hear from both Carlo Ancelotti and Roy Hodgson in a game that finished 3-1. It ended one a piece between Brighton and Watford at the Amex in the late kick off....


Why Danny Rose had to leave Spurs
Darren Fletcher & Jermaine Jenas are joined by Danny Rose to discuss Newcastle & his reasons for leaving North London. Ex Hammers defender James Collins talks about the volatile atmosphere that currently surrounds his former club West Ham - And Aston Villa legend Gabriel Agbonlahor joins the guys to look at his old sides chances of avoiding the drop this season. Plus Darren, JJ & the rest of the panel look at the pros & cons of a winter break in the Premier League....

Euro Leagues: Partying with Neymar and could Messi really leave Barcelona?
Ever wondered what goes down at Neymar's famous birthday parties? Julien Laurens reveals all having been to the exclusive bash this week in Paris. Mina Rzouki and Guillem Balague are also with Steve Crossman to discuss whether Lionel Messi's Barcelona future is in doubt after he criticised the club hierarchy, and why Antonio Conte is obsessed with bringing Premier League players to Inter. Plus, we get insight into the extraordinary start to life at Dortmund for Erling Haaland....

Unlucky Southampton sent packing by Son
Tottenham book their place in the 5th round of the FA Cup after Son scores a late penalty to beat Southampton 3-2. Mark Chapman is joined by Emma Hayes, Michael Brown and Ian Dennis for reaction as Jose Mourinho congratulates himself on masterminding the win, while Ralph Hasenhuttl and his Southampton side are left regretting missed chances. Plus hear from Izzy Christiansen ahead of the Merseyside derby as Everton's new signing talks about her move back to the Women’s Super League from Lyon and her aspir...


Eriksen's Inter view and a Newcastle Cup run
Christian Eriksen talks about his last few months at Spurs - saying he felt he was being blamed for their poor form, the club's struggles post-Champions League final, and the influx of Premier League players to new side, Inter. Plus, reaction to a dramatic night of FA Cup replays as Newcastle book their place in the fifth round for the first time since 2006, and there's another memorable night for Liverpool's youngsters as they beat Shrewsbury....

MNC: Should Pep and Man City get used to losing?
Kelly Cates is joined by Ian Wright, Chris Sutton and Charlie Adam as they dissect the weekend's football action. The team ask if Manchester City is a team in need of a total re-boot in the summer and just how much the emergence of Liverpool has rattled Pep Guardiola and his side? Brighton striker Glenn Murray joins the podcast to talk about the decisive goal he scored at the weekend with his team involved in an extremely tight relegation battle. Ian, Chris and Charlie give us an insight into what it's like...

Bergwijn’s brilliant debut and tough times at the bottom
Emma Saunders, Andy Reid, Ben Haines and Joel Beya discuss a dream debut for Steven Bergwijn at Spurs as they defeat Man City 2-0 and work out who is going down after a dramatic Saturday at the bottom end. Plus - are Leeds going to blow it once again?...


Reds rampant with Salah bagging a double
Jonathan Overend brings you all the reaction to another big day of Premier League & EFL action. Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright, ex Wolves winger Matt Jarvis, former Man Utd midfielder Jonathan Greening & former Republic of Ireland international Stephen Kelly join Jonathan to look back at Liverpool’s 4-0 win over Southampton – West Ham’s disastrous 3-3 draw at home to Brighton and the rest of the action from the Premier League. You’ll hear from some of the biggest names in the game including Jordan Hend...

Deadline Day Special
Steve Crossman, former Spurs midfielder Jermaine Jenas, ex Newcastle Captain Kevin Nolan, former Man City defender Micah Richards, Senior Football Reporter at BBC Radio 5 Live Ian Dennis, Football Reporter for BBC Sport Simon Stone & Ben Haines from 90min discuss all the big comings and goings on deadline day - including Manchester United signing former Watford striker Odion Ighalo from Shanghai Shenhua on loan until the end of the season. Jermaine, Kevin & Micah also reveal their own experiences of moving...

Euro Leagues: Catching up with Clement
It’s a Paul Clement Special on this week’s Euro Leagues with Steve Crossman, Guillem Balagué & Kristof Terreur. The guys talk to the former assistant at Chelsea, PSG, Bayern Munich & Real Madrid about coaching some of the biggest clubs across Europe & working under some of football’s most iconic managers. Paul talks about training the likes of David Beckham, Zlatan Ibrahimović & Cristiano Ronaldo – And how he dealt with some of the richest & most powerful owners in football. Plus Guillem & Kristof look a...


Fred's free kick and the no spill cup
Manchester City reach a third consecutive EFL Cup final despite defeat on the night against Manchester United at the Etihad. Ian Dennis, Dion Dublin and Henry Winter join Mark Chapman to discuss why Fred took a vital late free-kick when Juan Mata was on the field which could have sent the tie to penalties, and Raheem Sterling's loss of form in front of goal. Liverpool further extend their lead in the league with victory at West Ham, are David Moyes' side playing like one of the favourites for relegation? ...

Villa are off to Wembley and is Fernandes finally off to Man Utd?
Trezeguet's injury-time winner sends Aston Villa into the League Cup final. Steve Crossman is at Villa Park alongside Alan Hutton, Chris Waddle and correspondent John Murray to bring you reaction. Our reporter Simon Stone has some positive news for Manchester United fans on Bruno Fernandes’ proposed move to Old Trafford. There is a look at Christian Eriksen’s move to Inter Milan and a preview of Wednesday’s Manchester derby as City take a 3-1 lead into the second leg of their semi-final at the Etihad....

All About Kieran Trippier (in Madrid)
Steve Crossman chats to Atlético Madrid and England right back Kieran Trippier. They discuss his move from the Premier League to La Liga and how he has adapted to the Spanish climate. Also they talk about his relationship with his manager Diego Simeone and how he still talks to Sean Dyche on a weekly basis....


Shrewsbury comeback tames Liverpool, and is it time to ditch replays?
Emma Saunders is joined by BBC Sport's Kyle Walker, Ben Haines from 90Min and the Daily Telegraph's Luke Edwards to reflect on Shrewsbury's dramatic comeback to draw 2-2 with Liverpool in the FA Cup. The team discuss whether replays should be kept after more criticism from managers over the weekend. Manchester United and Manchester City both cruised into the fifth round with comfortable victories over Tranmere and Fulham - the panel look at the competition's importance for both clubs. And is there trouble a...

Misery for Moyes, Oxford earn a replay and Eriksen to Inter?
Mark Chapman rounds up the best of Saturday's FA Cup fourth round action. West Brom manager Slaven Bilic enjoyed his return to West Ham, dumping his old club out of the cup. You will hear from a disappointed David Moyes and West Brom match-winner Conor Townsend. Jose Mourinho talks about Christian Eriksen's future after he missed Tottenham's draw at Southampton. Chappers is joined by Oxford manager Karl Robinson after they drew at St James' Park to earn a replay. Steve McClaren and Conor McNamara bring you ...

Cantona & the Kung Fu Kick
Looking back at Eric Cantona’s infamous kung-fu kick on a Crystal Palace fan that shocked the football world. Palace fan Matthew Simmons ran down 11 rows to abuse Cantona as he walked back to the dressing rooms. What followed caused a sensation across the sporting world. Cantona was sentenced to two weeks in prison which was reduced on 31 March to 120 hours community service for the attack. This programme was first broadcast on the twentieth anniversary of the incident in January 2015....


Old Trafford turns “toxic”
Mark Chapman is joined by former Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher, former West Ham and England goalkeeper Rob Green and our senior football reporter Ian Dennis to reflect on Burnley’s shock 2-0 win over Manchester United at Old Trafford. Mark asks the panel whether they think Manchester United are “shambolic”, they discuss what the club need to do to improve on and off the pitch – particularly in the transfer window - and they assess what they think is a “toxic” atmosphere at Old Trafford foll...

Arsenal saved by the Bell
Kelly Cates, former Chelsea defender Robert Huth, ex-Chelsea winger Karen Carney & Alistair Bruce-Ball react to Arsenal’s draw at Stamford Bridge with Chelsea, as Héctor Bellerín saves David Luiz’s blushes after his red card. The guys also discuss Manchester City’s win at Sheffield United after supersub Sergio Aguero scores their winner, Bournemouth’s victory over Brighton, Newcastle’s late comeback at Everton, Villa’s vital win at home to Watford & Palace’s defeat to Southampton. You’ll hear from the bi...


MNC: Who is to blame for Man United's failings?
The gang's back together for a second week in a row. Mark Chapman is joined by Ian Wright, Chris Sutton and Rory Smith as they dissect who should take the blame for Marcus Rashford's injury which will see him out for 3 months, as well as the on-going recruitment and financial issues at the club. The team also discuss the importance of Raúl Jiménez at Wolves and whether he gets the credit he deserves. Wrighty gives us an insight into which Arsenal footballer is sliding into his Instagram DMs and they talk ab...

Allison assists Liverpool to victory and Pope saves Burnley’s win over Leicester
Emma Saunders is joined by former Manchester United midfielder Jonathan Greening, former Liverpool midfielder David Thompson and Ben Haines from 90min as Liverpool secured a 2-0 victory over Manchester United. The team unpick Manchester United’s tactics, especially when defending set-pieces and discuss why Liverpool are possibly “game managing” their way to the Premier League title. There were chants of “Nick Pope is England number one” from Burnley fans in their 2-1 win over Leicester City – so the pan...

Cook hands Norwich victory and Haaland's hat-trick
Mark Chapman brings you reaction to a busy day in the Premier League. Bournemouth lose again and had captain Steve Cook sent off for handball, despite him producing one of the saves of the season. Newcastle stun Chelsea with a late winner at St James’ Park and Crystal Palace enjoy another trip to the Etihad. Everton and England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford speaks to Chappers after their 1-1 draw at West Ham and German football expert Rafa Honigstein tells us about a sensational debut for Borussia Dortmund’s E...


The Big Weekend Preview Pod
There's a 27 point gap between Liverpool and Manchester United ahead of their meeting at Anfield this weekend so we ask how United can build a team capable of challenging their rivals over the coming seasons – and should they go all out for Mauricio Pochettino to accelerate the process? Watford's Tom Cleverley takes us inside the Nigel Pearson revolution at Vicarage Road. Have things gone stale for some of Bournemouth’s top players? And as they approach a decade of ownership at West Ham we ask if the Gold,...

Euro Leagues: Setien a stop-gap at Barca?
Gus Poyet joins Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague, Kristof Terreur and Rafa Honigstein to discuss the appointment of Quique Setien at Barcelona, the return to form of Thibaut Courtois and a potential headache at Bayern Munich. Plus - Poyet tells us what he makes of the situation at both Spurs and Chelsea....

A rocket for Rodri and Mourinho’s return to Manchester
Steve Crossman is joined by former Burnley manager Owen Coyle, former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock and commentator Conor McNamara to reflect on Manchester City’s 4-1 win over Burnley in the Premier League. The team analyse the performances of Manchester City’s Rodri and Gabriel Jesus – who both were on the scoresheet – and why they’ve become integral to the side. Rodri and Pep Guardiola both come on to the Football Daily to give their reaction. You’ll also hear from Jose Mourinho and Ole Gunnar S...


MNC: Another Messi milestone and Rodgers to Arsenal?
Would Brendan Rodgers take the Arsenal job or does it now represent a step down from Leicester? Could victory in the Merseyside Derby save Marco Silva? What reception will José Mourinho get on his return to Old Trafford? And was Virgil van Dijk deserving of the Ballon d'Or over Lionel Messi? All questions for Chris Sutton, Charlie Adam and Andy Townsend who join Kelly Cates for the Monday Night Club....

So harsh for Silva and life after Emery
Emma Saunders is joined by Sol Bamba, Dave Edwards and Sami Mokbel to discuss an agonising defeat for Marco Silva's Everton and a new Arsenal with the same old problems as they reflect on a dramatic weekend in the Premier League. Plus - who do Dave and Sol want in the FA Cup third round and what has nearly moved them to tears?...

So harsh for Silva and life after Emery
Emma Saunders is joined by Sol Bamba, Dave Edwards and Sami Mokbel to discuss an agonising defeat for Marco Silva's Everton and a new Arsenal with the same old problems as they reflect on a dramatic weekend in the Premier League. Plus - who do Dave and Sol want in the FA Cup third round and what has nearly moved them to tears?...


Liverpool leap ahead as England & Wales discover their Euro 2020 fate
Premier League, Championship and International football are all featured on this bumper episode of the Football Daily podcast. Jurgen Klopp joins Jonathan Overend, Pat Nevin and Phil Neville to discuss how he feels now his team are 11 points ahead in the table. The trio also debate Man City’s draw away to Newcastle and the much needed win for Manuel Pellegrini, as his West Ham side beat Chelsea. We go live to Bucharest as John Murray joins the pod to give us the latest on who England and Wales will face in...

Liverpool leap ahead as England & Wales discover their Euro 2020 fate
Premier League, Championship and International football are all featured on this bumper episode of the Football Daily podcast. Jurgen Klopp joins Jonathan Overend, Pat Nevin and Phil Neville to discuss how he feels now his team are 11 points ahead in the table. The trio also debate Man City’s draw away to Newcastle and the much needed win for Manuel Pellegrini, as his West Ham side beat Chelsea. We go live to Bucharest as John Murray joins the pod to give us the latest on who England and Wales will face in...

Unai Emery's Black Friday
Emma Saunders is joined by Ben Haines and Jason Burt as they dissect Unai Emery’s sacking by Arsenal and who’s in frame to replace the Spaniard in North London. The team are also joined by Ian Dennis, David Ornstein, ‘Arsenal Invincible’ David Seaman and BBC Sports Editor Dan Roan....


Liverpool, Chelsea and Wes Brown’s wash bag
Mark Chapman is joined by Champions League winner Darren Fletcher, former Aston Villa striker Dion Dublin, ex Chelsea goalkeeper Rob Green and senior football reporter Ian Dennis to react to draws for Liverpool and Chelsea in the Champions League which leave both sides still in need of positive results to reach the last 16. Liverpool remain top of Group E after it finished 1-1 against Napoli at Anfield, while Chelsea conceded a late equaliser to draw 2-2 away at Valencia in Group H. We hear the post-mat...

Supercharged Spurs
In his first home game Jose Mourinho goes from despair to elation as Tottenham come from two goals down to beat Olympiakos 4-2 to reach the last 16 of the Champions League. Plus he shows a softer side, apologising to Eric Dier for hauling him off inside the first half hour, whilst revealing he too made a great ballboy in his youth. Manchester City also go through as group C winners with a 1-1 draw against Shakhtar Donetsk and the team also look ahead to Liverpool’s game against Napoli and Chelsea’s trip to ...


Supercharged Spurs
In his first home game Jose Mourinho goes from despair to elation as Tottenham come from two goals down to beat Olympiakos 4-2 to reach the last 16 of the Champions League. Plus he shows a softer side, apologising to Eric Dier for hauling him off inside the first half hour, whilst revealing he too made a great ballboy in his youth. Manchester City also go through as group C winners with a 1-1 draw against Shakhtar Donetsk and the team also look ahead to Liverpool’s game against Napoli and Chelsea’s trip to ...

MNC: Should Wilder replace Silva at Everton? And Mourinho’s Champions League return
Mark Chapman is joined by Chris Sutton, Alan Hutton and Arlo White to discuss whether time is up for Marco Silva at Everton and if Sheffield United’s Chris Wilder could be an ideal replacement. The team reflect on Aston Villa’s 2-0 victory over Newcastle in the Premier League – there are interviews with Villa’s Conor Hourihane and Newcastle’s Steve Bruce on the pod. There’s also a look ahead to all of Tuesday’s Champions League action. Can Manchester City cope without the injured Sergio Aguero? And as M...

Manchester United have a close shave with the Blades and the managerial spin cycle
Emma Saunders is joined by former Premier League manager Owen Coyle, The Independent’s Melissa Reddy and Luke Edwards from The Daily Telegraph to reflect on a dramatic 3-3 draw between Sheffield United and Manchester United. The team analyse the performances of both sides and discuss if this result will dispel any rumours of whether free agent Mauricio Pochettino is bound for Manchester United. As the managerial merry go round seems to be in full swing since Pochettino’s departure from Tottenham, the pan...


Joyful Jose off to a winning start but pressure builds on Emery and Silva
The Football Daily is finally a daily podcast – there will now be an episode every single day. And this one is THE place to get all the latest news from Saturday’s huge games in the Premier League, EFL and Scottish leagues. Mark Chapman is joined by some of the biggest names in football – Jose Mourinho, Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola, who all come on the pod. Not only that we hear from some of the managers who might be feeling the pressure after recent results – Marco Silva and Unai Emery....

The Big Weekend Preview Pod
Emma Saunders, Ben Haines and James Olley look forward to the return of the Premier League – and Jose Mourinho. Will Man City get back to winning ways against Chelsea? How will Mourinho's Spurs do at West Ham? And can Palace pull off a shock?...

Euro Leagues: Jose's gilet, where next for Poch, and a Bale backlash?
Kristof Terreur, Raphael Honigstein and Julien Laurens join Steve Crossman to rate Jose Mourinho’s performance in his first Spurs press conference and note he has continued a fine club tradition of managers wearing gilets. Also up for discussion; who will be on the list of suitors for Mauricio Pochettino, where next for Zlatan, and is Gareth Bale set for a backlash from Real Madrid fans after flag gate?...


Euro Leagues: Jose's gilet, where next for Poch, and a Bale backlash?
Kristof Terreur, Raphael Honigstein and Julien Laurens join Steve Crossman to rate Jose Mourinho’s performance in his first Spurs press conference and note he has continued a fine club tradition of managers wearing gilets. Also up for discussion; who will be on the list of suitors for Mauricio Pochettino, where next for Zlatan, and is Gareth Bale set for a backlash from Real Madrid fans after flag gate?...

That Sheffield United podcast
Sheffield United host Manchester United on Sunday - live on 5Live Premier League Sunday at 4:30. So Steve Crossman went to Yorkshire to spend some time with the surprise team from the Championship who sit fifth in the Premier League. We hear from defender Jack O'Connell on boxing and yoga, from Chris Wilder on his love of bobble hats, and striker David McGoldrick on making his dreams a reality....

That Sheffield United podcast
Sheffield United host Manchester United on Sunday - live on 5Live Premier League Sunday at 4:30. So Steve Crossman went to Yorkshire to spend some time with the surprise team from the Championship who sit fifth in the Premier League. We hear from defender Jack O'Connell on boxing and yoga, from Chris Wilder on his love of bobble hats, and striker David McGoldrick on making his dreams a reality....


Is Mourinho the right man for Spurs?
How does José Mourinho transform Tottenham Hotspur? And will he win trophies for the north London club? Mark Chapman is joined by the former Tottenham midfielder Michael Brown, former Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher, ex Liverpool and England defender Stephen Warnock and Oliver Kay from The Athletic. Darren Fletcher reveals that after leaving Manchester United José Mourinho asked people for their honest opinion on his behaviour. After a period of reflection will we see a different José?...

Pochcast – the day Spurs sacked their manager
Steve Crossman, John Murray, Harry Redknapp, Chris Waddle, Guillem Balague, Nihal Arthanayake and Ben Haines discuss the sudden sacking of Mauricio Pochettino and debate who would be the right fit for Spurs....

Pochcast – the day Spurs sacked their manager
Steve Crossman, John Murray, Harry Redknapp, Chris Waddle, Guillem Balague, Nihal Arthanayake and Ben Haines discuss the sudden sacking of Mauricio Pochettino and debate who would be the right fit for Spurs....


MNC: Wrighty in the jungle, ponies in kitchens and Kompany's ring binder
Chris Sutton, Micah Richards and Rory Smith join Chappers to discuss Wrighty's first 24 hours in the celebrity jungle, whether or not it's strange behaviour to allow ponies into your house during meal times, and taking bolt cutters to Vincent Kompany's locker at Man City to mess up all his paperwork. Features a cameo appearance from Chris' daughter Sophia, plus some football chat....

England - real deal or brittle at the back?
Steve Crossman, Ian Dennis, Chris Waddle and Rob Green discuss England’s 4-0 win over Kosovo on Sunday and discuss the key decisions facing Gareth Southgate as he looks forward to Euro 2020. Plus interviews with Southgate, Harry Winks and Nick Pope....

Bale's Wales excitement, free agents and will Abraham challenge Kane?
Jonathan Overend is joined by Matthew Upson, Alan Hutton and James Collins to assess the state of play for the Home Nations in the Euro 2020 qualifiers. After England secured qualification, the panel look at whether Tammy Abraham will challenge Harry Kane for the main striker role at next summer's Championships. And we hear from Gareth Bale, who says he's more excited about playing international than for his club Real Madrid. And Alan and James describe what life is like as a free agent....


Kane reigns in England’s 1000th game
Hear reaction to England’s 7-0 win over Montenegro in their Euro 2020 qualifier at Wembley, a victory which secures their place at next summer’s tournament. Jonathan Overend is joined by Premier League winner Chris Sutton, football correspondent John Murray and Ian Dennis on the occasion of England’s 1000th senior men’s international. During the podcast, you’ll hear from England manager Gareth Southgate, captain and hat-trick scorer Harry Kane, as well as Chelsea's Tammy Abraham after scoring his first ...

Rafa Benitez: Ping Pong, learning Mandarin and returning to England
Former Newcastle and Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez joins Steve Crossman and Guillem Balague to tell us about life in China with his new club Dalian Yifang. He tells us about the language barrier in his new country and the training methods he uses with his squad. And he tells the team of his hopes for a return to the Premier League in future. European football experts Julian Laurens and James Horncastle explain Cristiano Ronaldo’s run-in with Maurizio Sarri at the weekend, and we hear about the latest Fre...

Who is on England's greatest ever XI?
On Thursday England will play their 1,000th game when they step out at Wembley to take on Montenegro. To mark this occasion we are discussing England's greatest ever XI. Joining Alistair Bruce-Ball are John Murray, Jason Burt from The Telegraph and and Ben Haines from 90 Min football....


Southgate drops Sterling after Gomez clash
Alistair Bruce-Ball is joined by Rob green, Dave Edwards and Clinton Morrison to discuss the Sterling-Gomez situation. You'll hear from Gareth Southgate, Ben Chilwell and Danny Rose....

MNC: Warnock waves goodbye and VAR controversy at Anfield
Kelly Cates is joined by Chris Sutton, Micah Richards and Miguel Delaney for the Monday Night Club. They discuss VAR at Anfield after Liverpool's 3-1 win against Manchester City as well as Leicester and Chelsea's chances of a top 2 position. The team are also joined by Sol Bamba after the news that Neil Warnock has left Cardiff City and they chat about Southampton's form at the bottom of the Premier League....

Liverpool humble Manchester City and have Leicester and Chelsea joined the title race?
Emma Saunders is joined by Reading midfielder Charlie Adam, former Burnley winger Michael Kightly and Ben Haines from 90min to reflect on Liverpool’s 3-1 victory over title rivals Manchester City. The team discuss whether they think a penalty should have been awarded to Manchester City for a handball from Trent Alexander-Arnold, whether Pep Guardiola was tactically wrong and whether Man City can catch Liverpool who now have a nine point lead over their main title rivals. As that defeat sees Manchester Ci...


The Big Weekend Preview Pod
A look ahead to some of the Premier League weekend fixtures – including the big one – Liverpool vs Manchester City. The panel discuss if Chelsea are having their version of Manchester United’s class of 92. And Watford finally get a win in the Premier League as they beat Norwich 2 nil at Carrow Road. Darren Fletcher is joined by Reading midfielder Charlie Adam, former Chelsea midfielder Pat Nevin and Commentator Conor McNamara. The Pod includes interviews with Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp...

Euro leagues: The Brilliant Brazilian and the Berlin Wall
Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague and Kristof Terreur discuss the emergence of Rodrygo and a big win for Dortmund. Thirty years after the collapse of the Berlin Wall they also hear about two players who slipped out of a record shop and defected to the West. Plus, the team are joined by the Englishman still busy celebrating a title win in Sweden....

A clean sheet for Kyle Walker and Son doubles up for Spurs
Manchester City defender Kyle Walker ended up in goal as his side missed a chance to make the knockout stages in the Champions League, drawing 1-1 at Atalanta. And Tottenham Hotspur picked up their first away win since May with a 4-0 win at Red Star Belgrade with Son Heung-Min scoring twice, just days after his involvement in Andre Gomes’ serious injury at Everton. Mark Chapman is joined by correspondent John Murray, Alistair Bruce-Ball, ex-Spurs and Man City midfielder Michael Brown and former England goa...


Chelsea’s thrilling fight back, Liverpool go top and Xhaka loses the Arsenal armband
Kelly Cates is joined by former Chelsea midfielder Andy Townsend, former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock, our senior football reporter Ian Dennis and commentator John Acres to reflect on another extraordinary night of Champions League football. Chelsea fought back from 4-1 down to draw 4-4 with Ajax at Stamford Bridge. The team dissect what was a crazy game where Ajax saw two of their defenders sent off in the space of ten seconds and VAR once again was the hot topic after Chelsea were denied a winner....

MNC: Diving digs, Lord Lundstram and is Mourinho making a management return?
Mark Chapman is joined by Chris Sutton, Rory Smith and Micah Richards to discuss the weekend's football action as well as look ahead to Liverpool against Manchester City at Anfield. They speak to Sheffield United's John Lundstram about the success of Chris Wilder's team so far this season as well as chat about why John is a legend amongst fantasy football managers. Also they talk all things VAR and debate whether the current bottom three can stay up or are they doomed?...

Horror injury for Gomes and Man City and Liverpool leave it late.
A horrific leg injury for Everton midfielder Andre Gomes overshadowed their 1 all draw against Tottenham. Manchester City and Liverpool both left it late to get victories before they meet next week. Sheffield United climb up to sixth in the Premier League table and will Newcastle manager Steve Bruce finally win over the fans? The panel also reflect on Preston’s win against Charlton, the Old Firm match up in the Scottish League Cup Final and the rest of the weekend Premier league fixtures. Emma Saunde...


The Big Weekend Preview Pod
Darren and JJ are joined by Charlton manager Lee Bowyer and Reading midfielder Charlie Adam. They discuss if not including Arsenal captain Granit Xhaka in the squad for Saturday's game against Wolves is the right decision. They also talk about Sean Dyche, who has been manager at Burnley for seven years: has he been given the credit he deserves? And Lee Bowyer gives us a manager's perspective on what you say to a team who, like Southampton, have just lost 9-0....

All about Trent Alexander-Arnold
Liverpool's 21-year-old right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold opens up in an exclusive interview with Guillem Balague. The Liverpudlian talks about playing head tennis on holiday, reveals the thinking behind THAT corner against Barcelona, discusses staying moves ahead on the chess board and on the pitch - and explains why he would loving nothing more than wearing the captain's armband at Anfield....

All about Trent Alexander-Arnold
Liverpool's 21-year-old right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold opens up in an exclusive interview with Guillem Balague. The Liverpudlian talks about playing head tennis on holiday, reveals the thinking behind THAT corner against Barcelona, discusses staying moves ahead on the chess board and on the pitch - and explains why he would loving nothing more than wearing the captain's armband at Anfield....


Absolute Screamers!
A dramatic night of goals in the fourth round of the EFL Cup. Liverpool's penalty shootout victory over Arsenal sealed their place in the quarter-finals after 10 goals were scored at Anfield. And Marcus Rashford's sensational free-kick winner also takes Manchester United through as they beat Chelsea 2-1 at Stamford Bridge. Goals from Anwar El Ghazi and Ahmed Elmohamady also sealed Aston Villas place in the quarters as they beat Wolves. Steve Crossman is joined by Jonathan Greening, John Murray, Stephen Wa...

A Silva lining?
Does a league Cup quarter final place for Everton paper over the cracks? One thing’s for sure, the heat on Marco Silva would’ve been a lot hotter had they lost - the Everton manager speaks to the Football Daily podcast. Lincoln manager Michael Appleton and former Manchester City midfielder Michael Brown discuss their victory and also ask what the future holds for Granit Xhaka after he was left out of Arsenal team to face Liverpool on Wednesday. Plus Troy Townsend from Kick It Out gives his verdict on UEFA’s...

Can Arsenal really build on Granit?
Mark Chapman, Ian Wright, Chris Sutton and Jason Burt discuss if Granit Xhaka can come back from being booed off by his own fans. They also chat about the weekend's VAR decisions and ask if Brendan Rodgers' Leicester could be better than Claudio Ranieri's....


Liverpool topple Tottenham, Man United’s penalty problems and ‘lenient’ VAR
Emma Saunders is joined by former Aston Villa midfielder Lee Hendrie, former Tottenham defender Stephen Kelly and Ben Haines from 90min. They reflect on Liverpool’s comeback to beat Tottenham 2-1 at Anfield in the Premier League. The panel discuss Liverpool’s ability to grind out results to maintain their six point lead at the top of the table and whether Serge Aurier has become a liability for Spurs. VAR strikes yet again as we saw four penalties awarded this weekend alone by it – the team debate w...

It's raining goals...for Leicester
Both Ayoze Pérez and Jamie Vardy scored a hat-trick. But who is going to take home the match ball? Darren Fletcher, Leon Osman, Tony Pulis and Alistair Bruce-Ball react to Leicester City equaling the 24-year-old record for the biggest ever Premier League victory. They also preview all the weekend's matches including the two Premier League Sunday commentaries:Newcastle v Wolves and Liverpool v Tottenham Hotspur....

Euro Leagues: Robert Moreno's "favourite" podcast
Steve Crossman is joined by Guillem Balague, Kristof Terreur and James Horncastle. Guillem Balague has a special interview with Spain manager Robert Moreno. Moreno says England are among the favourites for Euro 2020. He talks tackling racism in football, his experience working with Sergio Ramos and likens Lionel Messi to the Matrix. He also says that he is a big fan of the Football Daily pod! The panel also discuss the Champions League games this week....


Liverpool return to form and Chelsea reach their peak
Mark Chapman is joined by former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock, BBC commentator Alan Green and John Gibbons from The Anfield Wrap to reflect on Liverpool’s 4-1 victory at Genk. As Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored twice in the game, the team discuss whether he should get a starting place in Liverpool’s midfield going forward – and if he does, who does he replace? Our football correspondent John Murray and former West Ham defender Matt Upson are in Amsterdam to analyse Chelsea’s 1-0 win over Ajax. They ...

High fives all round for Spurs and Man City
Kelly Cates is joined by Emma Hayes, Andy Townsend and Ian Dennis on what was an epic Tuesday night – not only for Tottenham, but for Manchester City too. Spurs put five past Red Star Belgrade to keep their Champions League dreams alive and Raheem Sterling got a hat-trick to help make it 5-1 against Atalanta for City. Alistair Bruce-Ball was at the Etihad with the latest on that Phil Foden red card and why Pep Guardiola lost his cool when it came to John Stones. To keep up with the international feel, John ...

A Wilder night for Sheffield as the Gunners misfire
Sheffield United stunned Arsenal at Bramall Lane to move into the top half of the Premier League table. Steve Crossman reflects on the match with former Aston Villa and Sheffield United midfielder Lee Hendrie and 5 live Sports commentary team Arlo White and Chris Sutton. They also talk about the Ballon d’Or shortlist and look ahead to the Champions League games this week. This pod features interview with Unai Emery, Granit Xhaka and Chris Wilder....


Manchester United and Liverpool share the spoils, while VAR takes centre stage
Emma Saunders is joined by Reading midfielder Charlie Adam and journalists Ben Haines and Melissa Reddy as they analyse the 1-1 draw between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford. The panel also dissect the merits of VAR following a Premier League weekend which has been dominated by decisions involving video assistant referees, we find out which two Manchester City players are deemed irreplaceable, and we get the inside track following a turbulent week at Charlie’s club Reading....

Manchester United and Liverpool share the spoils, while VAR takes centre stage
Emma Saunders is joined by Reading midfielder Charlie Adam and journalists Ben Haines and Melissa Reddy as they analyse the 1-1 draw between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford. The panel also dissect the merits of VAR following a Premier League weekend which has been dominated by decisions involving video assistant referees, we find out which two Manchester City players are deemed irreplaceable, and we get the inside track following a turbulent week at Charlie’s club Reading....

The Big Weekend Preview Pod
Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas are joined by former Manchester United player Jonathan Greening, the Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert and Sheffield United midfielder Oliver Norwood. They look ahead to all the weekend's fixtures including Manchester United against Liverpool, Sheffield United against Arsenal and Tottenham against Watford....


Euro Leagues: From groundsman to director - Stuart Webber special
In a special edition of the Football Daily, Norwich City sporting director Stuart Webber joins Emma Saunders, Guillem Balague and Julien Laurens to discuss his footballing philosophy, his journey to the top of a Premier League club and his ambitions for Norwich and himself. Stuart also takes us inside the negotiating room to give an insight into how scouting and transfer deals actually take shape....

How to run a football league club
Mark Chapman is joined by Ali Maxwell - from the Not The Top Twenty Podcast, Mark Palios - former FA chief executive and current Tranmere owner and football finance expert and podcaster, Kieran Maguire. They discuss life on the edge of the football league including how you should and shouldn't run a club as well as asking what the league will look like in 5 or 10 years time....

Tackling racism in football: What happens next?
Kelly Cates is joined by Derby defender Curtis Davies, former Chelsea midfielder Andy Townsend, former Everton player Don Hutchison and Jack Pitt-Brooke from The Athletic to discuss what action should be taken after some England players were racially abused in their Euro 2020 qualifier with Bulgaria. The team debate whether the England players should have walked off the pitch and whether the decision to stop the game should lie with the players or football federations. We hear how authorities and journa...


England’s win over Bulgaria marred by racist abuse
Mark Chapman is joined by former England internationals Stephen Warnock and Chris Waddle and senior football reporter Ian Dennis to react to the racist abuse and chanting directed at England players in their 6-0 win over Bulgaria. The game was stopped twice as abuse was aimed at a number of players. Our football correspondent John Murray talks to defender Tyrone Mings – who was one of the players abused – on his England debut. He also speaks to England manager Gareth Southgate and captain Harry Kane. Fo...

Bouncing back – how England should approach Bulgaria test
Steve Crossman hears from John Murray, Ian Dennis and Chris Waddle in Sofia as they look forward to England's game against Bulgaria on Monday - including interviews with Gareth Southgate and Harry Kane. Plus Rob Green, Owen Coyle and Dave Edwards discuss England's formation, the potential of Callum Hudson-Odoi and their favourite - and least favourite - kits....

Lacklustre England punished in Prague
Darren Fletcher, Ian Dennis and former England internationals Rob Green and Chris Waddle assess where it wrong for England following their 2-1 defeat to the Czech Republic - their first defeat in qualifying in a decade. We hear from manager Gareth Southgate, goalkeeper Jordan Pickford and midfielder Mason Mount, who made his first international start. And there's reflection on Wales' draw in Slovakia, Northern Ireland's near-miss in the Netherlands and another heavy defeat for Scotland....


Sacking season, yachts and the Spanish Mike Dean
Steve Crossman and Guillem Balague are joined by Julien Laurens and James Horncastle as sacking season gets under way in Europe. The team assess the fallout from the sackings of AC Milan's Marco Giampaolo and Lyon's Sylvinho. After Ousmane Dembele's sending off against Sevilla, the panel look at Europe's more notorious referees. And there's a preview to the latest round of Euro 2020 qualifiers....

All about England with Maddison, Tomori and Southgate
John Murray and Ian Dennis go behind the scenes at St George's Park ahead of England's matches against the Czech Republic and Bulgaria. Gareth Southgate's side could book their place at next summer's European Championships. John and Ian speak to Southgate and several members of the squad....

Solskjær and Silva fight for their jobs
Kelly Cates is joined by former Scotland midfielder Don Hutchison, chief football writer at the Independent - Miguel Delaney and Ben Haines from 90 min. They discuss if Solskjær's and Silva's managerial futures at Manchester United and Everton are at risk as well as asking if Gareth Bale is on the brink of moving from Real Madrid....


Man City stumble, out-of-form Alli and brotherly love
Kelly Cates is joined by Micah Richards, Chris Sutton and Andy Townsend to review the weekend's action, including a look at Manchester City's problems following their defeat to Wolves. They also assess why Tottenham's Dele Alli is struggling for form, and after Sean and Matty Longstaff impressed for Newcastle, the panel look at famous footballing brothers. And defender Gary Cahill tells the podcast why Crystal Palace have had such a positive start to the season....

Misery for both Manchester City and United
Emma Saunders is joined by former West Ham and Stoke midfielder Matthew Etherington, former Nottingham Forest midfielder Andy Reid and former Wolves and Burnley midfielder Michael Kightly to reflect on shock defeats for both Manchester City and United in the Premier League. Manchester City’s 2-0 loss to Wolves means Liverpool take an eight point lead at the top of the table – the team have plenty of praise for Wolves’ Adama Traore – who scored both goals. The panel also discuss Manchester United’s 1-0 de...

Misery for both Manchester City and United
Emma Saunders is joined by former West Ham and Stoke midfielder Matthew Etherington, former Nottingham Forest midfielder Andy Reid and former Wolves and Burnley midfielder Michael Kightly to reflect on shock defeats for both Manchester City and United in the Premier League. Manchester City’s 2-0 loss to Wolves means Liverpool take an eight point lead at the top of the table – the team have plenty of praise for Wolves’ Adama Traore – who scored both goals. The panel also discuss Manchester United’s 1-0 de...


The Big Weekend Preview Pod
Jermaine Jenas is joined by former England defender Matt Upson, West Ham Michail Antonio and former Leicester City winger Matt Piper. They debate if Spurs will still be affected by their 7-2 home defeat against Bayern Munich and assess Leicester City chances at Anfield against Liverpool. They also discuss the strengths of Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori and find out more about West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini....

The Big Weekend Preview Pod
Jermaine Jenas is joined by former England defender Matt Upson, West Ham Michail Antonio and former Leicester City winger Matt Piper. They debate if Spurs will still be affected by their 7-2 home defeat against Bayern Munich and assess Leicester City chances at Anfield against Liverpool. They also discuss the strengths of Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori and find out more about West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini....


Liverpool avoid slip up to Salzburg and Abraham's birthday goal
Jonathan Overend is joined by former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock, former Chelsea striker Chris Sutton and BBC senior football reporter Ian Dennis to reflect on Liverpool letting a 3-0 lead slip before going on to beat RB Salzburg 4-3 in the Champions League at Anfield. They discuss why Liverpool’s defence looked vulnerable to Salzburg’s attacks and whether they miss the injured Joel Matip. Chelsea got their first Champions League win since Frank Lampard took charge – a 2-1 victory away at Lille. ...

Liverpool avoid slip up to Salzburg and Lampard gets first Champions League win
Jonathan Overend is joined by former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock, former Chelsea striker Chris Sutton and BBC senior football reporter Ian Dennis to reflect on Liverpool letting a 3-0 lead slip before going on to beat RB Salzburg 4-3 in the Champions League at Anfield. They discuss why Liverpool’s defence looked vulnerable to Salzburg’s attacks and whether they miss the injured Joel Matip. Chelsea got their first Champions League win since Frank Lampard took charge – a 2-1 victory away at Lille. ...

Spurs battered by Bayern
Tottenham Hotspur were left humiliated by Bayern Munich in the Champions League when they lost 7-2. Phil Foden and Raheem Sterling came off the bench to score in a 2-0 win over Dinamo Zagreb. Kelly Cates is joined by former Tottenham winger Chris Waddle, BBC Football Correspondent John Murray and Dan Kilpatrick, football correspondent at the Evening Standard, to reflect on those games and the other Champions League matches of the night. We also get reaction of Leeds United's night in the Championship as t...


Stalemate at Old Trafford, but Leicester continue to impress
Mark Chapman is joined by Darren Fletcher and Dion Dublin, and commentator Alistair Bruce-Ball to analyse Manchester United's 1-1 draw with Arsenal at Old Trafford. Hear reaction from United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and goalscorer Scott McTominay, as well as Arsenal defender David Luiz. The team also assess Leicester’s start to the season as they continue to impress under Brendan Rodgers....

Henderson's howler, Newcastle's nightmare and marvellous McGinn
Emma Saunders is joined by former Burnley manager Owen Coyle, ex-West Brom midfielder Jonathan Greening and Daily Telegraph sports journalist Luke Edwards to discuss the talking points from the Premier League matches of the weekend. They assess Chris Wilder’s man-management of Dean Henderson following his error against Liverpool, how Luke advised Steve Bruce not to take the Newcastle job, and how Aston Villa midfielder John McGinn almost joined MLS side Houston Dynamo....

Henderson's howler, Newcastle's nightmare and marvellous McGinn
Emma Saunders is joined by former Burnley manager Owen Coyle, ex-West Brom midfielder Jonathan Greening and Daily Telegraph sports journalist Luke Edwards to discuss the talking points from the Premier League matches of the weekend. They assess Chris Wilder’s man-management of Dean Henderson following his error against Liverpool, how Luke advised Steve Bruce not to take the Newcastle job, and how Aston Villa midfielder John McGinn almost joined MLS side Houston Dynamo....


The Big Weekend Preview Pod
Former Manchester United striker Andy Cole and Chelsea Women's boss Emma Hayes join Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas to look ahead to this weekend's fixtures, including Manchester v Arsenal and Tottenham against Southampton....

Euro Leagues: Broken Barca and battles at Bayern
Former Spain international Luis Garcia joins Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague, Julien Laurens and Rafa Honigstein to discuss the problems at Barca - plus the keeper row in Germany, Bayern's young Canadian star and Portugal's surprise package....

Burton's blackout and West Ham get hammered
Mark Chapman is joined by Andy Townsend and Pat Nevin to analyse West Ham's battering, 4-0 at the hands of League One side Oxford United in the EFL Cup. There were other shocks, as League One Sunderland won away 1-0 at Premier League Sheffield United and Burton Albion upset top flight Bournemouth, though not without 28 minutes of stoppage time after power surges knocked out the floodlights THREE times. You'll also hear from Rochdale manager Brian Barry-Murphy and their 16-year old defender Luke Matheson, ...


Burton's blackout and West Ham get hammered
Mark Chapman is joined by Andy Townsend and Pat Nevin to analyse West Ham's battering, 4-0 at the hands of League One side Oxford United in the EFL Cup. There were other shocks, as League One Sunderland won away 1-0 at Premier League Sheffield United and Burton Albion upset top flight Bournemouth, though not without 28 minutes of stoppage time after power surges knocked out the floodlights THREE times. You'll also hear from Rochdale manager Brian Barry-Murphy and their 16-year old defender Luke Matheson, ...

Tottenham crash out of the EFL Cup to Colchester as Man City march on
Kelly Cates is joined by former Liverpool midfielder Don Hutchison, former Premier League manager Owen Coyle, BBC football correspondent John Murray and BBC commentator Alistair Bruce-Ball to analyse Tottenham being knocked out in the third round of the EFL Cup to League Two side Colchester in a penalty shootout after the game finished 0-0. The team debate how critical this is for Tottenham and whether Mauricio Pochettino is under pressure. The panel discuss holders Manchester City’s comfortable 3-0 vic...

MNC: Manchester United, Maddison and sleepovers with Bergkamp
Mark Chapman and Ian Wright are joined by Chris Sutton and Micah Richards to assess where the problems lie at Manchester United following their defeat at West Ham. The team also look at the significance of Liverpool's win at Chelsea, and the abilities of Leicester's James Maddison. And Ian tells us about his plans for meeting up with ex-Arsenal legend Dennis Bergkamp this week....


A big win for Liverpool and a giant Alan Partridge painting
Emma Saunders, Rob Green, Stephen Kelly and David Thompson discuss a dramatic weekend – with Man City hitting eight, more misery for Man Utd and Liverpool winning at Chelsea. Plus, which one of the panel has a 12ft painting of Alan Partridge at home?...

The Big Weekend Preview Pod
Darren Fletcher, ex-Newcastle midfielder Kevin Nolan, former Stoke, Palace and West Brom boss Tony Pulis and Alistair Bruce-Ball preview the weekend’s action. They assess how Man City will react to last weekend’s defeat to Norwich when they host Watford. And the team look at whether Chelsea can halt leaders Liverpool’s 100% start. There’s also reaction to Bournemouth’s 3-1 victory at Southampton....

The Big Weekend Preview Pod
Darren Fletcher, ex-Newcastle midfielder Kevin Nolan, former Stoke, Palace and West Brom boss Tony Pulis and Alistair Bruce-Ball preview the weekend’s action. They assess how Man City will react to last weekend’s defeat to Norwich when they host Watford. And the team look at whether Chelsea can halt leaders Liverpool’s 100% start. There’s also reaction to Bournemouth’s 3-1 victory at Southampton....


City cruise as Spurs get "Spursy"
Manchester City's Champions League campaign gets underway with a comfortable win against Shakhtar Donetsk. Spurs threw away a two goal lead against Olympiacos - ending in a draw. Plus, is Zinedine Zidane struggling at Real Madrid? Mark Chapman gets all the reaction to the second night at the Champions League with former Manchester City defender Micah Richards, BBC Commentator Alan Green, West Ham and England defender Matt Upson, former Manchester City midfielder Michael Brown and BBC Senior Football repor...

Liverpool and Chelsea suffer penalty problems in Champions League defeats
Kelly Cates is joined by former Chelsea goalkeeper Rob Green, former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock and BBC football correspondent John Murray to analyse Liverpool’s 2-0 defeat at Napoli in their opening Champions League group game. The team discuss whether VAR should have overturned the penalty awarded to Napoli’s Jose Callejon and why Liverpool are once again struggling away from home in the Champions League. BBC commentator Alistair Bruce-Ball joins the pod from Stamford Bridge where there was more...


Missed chances for Villa and the Champions League returns
As the group stages of the Champions League return, Mark Chapman is joined by Chris Sutton, Lee Hendrie and Arlo White to preview Liverpool and Chelsea's opening games. Correspondent John Murray has the latest from Naples as Liverpool begin the defence of their title. The panel also look back on Aston Villa's goalless draw with West Ham. Jo Currie has reaction from defending champions Arsenal's 1-0 win at Manchester United in the Women's Super League. And we hear from Marcus Rashford, who speaks to Gary Lin...

Norwich conquer the champions while Liverpool keep on winning
Emma Saunders is joined by ex-Bolton and Burnley manager Owen Coyle, former West Brom midfielder Jonathan Greening and Norwich's academy coach Grant Holt. They assess the fallout from Norwich's 3-2 victory over Manchester City, Watford's entertaining comeback against Arsenal and look at the impressive goalscoring form of Chelsea's Tammy Abraham....