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June 20, 2019
Scotland collapse, England move on and Totti hits out – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Paolo Bandini and Flo Lloyd-Hughes discuss the latest Women’s World Cup drama, VAR’s increasing prominence, Copa América and a Totti meltdown. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
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72 min
June 17, 2019
Women's World Cup, Copa América and a supermarket treat – Football Weekly
Max Rushden, Marcus Christenson, Lars Sivertsen and Tim Stillman discuss Australia’s comeback against Brazil, England’s huffing and puffing, Scotland’s flattering scorelines and reviews of a supermarket in Colindale. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
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62 min
June 13, 2019
Thrashings, tackles and Welsh worries – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden, Lars Sivertsen, Michael Butler and Chris Paouros discuss a record-breaking World Cup win, follow-throughs, Wales in trouble, Lionel Messi making a lot of money and the perils of being a non-league referee. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
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69 min
June 10, 2019
All eyes on Women's World Cup, plus the Nations League and more – Football Weekly
Max Rushden, Jonathan Wilson, Lars Sivertsen, Mark Langdon and Suzy Wrack discuss the opening weekend of France 2019, the conclusion of the Nations League, disrespect via kitchen utensils and an Ultrasling 3. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
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69 min
June 7, 2019
Nations League, the Women's World Cup and more – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Philippe Auclair discuss the Nations League with familiar themes on and off the pitch for England, a 2019 World Cup preview, transfers, Fifa and box-office VAR. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
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65 min
June 3, 2019
Brilliant Liverpool are kings of Europe once again – Football Weekly
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Gregg Bakowski and Lars Sivertsen discuss Liverpool’s Champions League win, next steps for those involved, England women’s misstep in their final friendly before the World Cup and water pistols. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
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52 min
May 30, 2019
Chelsea swagger, Villans become heroes and Spurs v Liverpool – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Paolo Bandini and Philippe Auclair discuss the Europa League final, the Championship play-off final, the Champions League final, Newcastle and a duck-sized Sepp Blatter. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
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65 min
May 27, 2019
Late play-off drama, a treble treble and joy for Valencia – Football Weekly
Max Rushden, Faye Carruthers, Jonathan Wilson and Ben Fisher discuss play-off wins for Charlton and Tranmere, Celtic’s treble treble, Valencia’s Copa del Rey victory, a laboured win for England Women and much more. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
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64 min
May 23, 2019
Admin special, play-off previews and life as a released player – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Marcus Bean and Ali Maxwell discuss Uefa’s Europa League final problems, Fifa’s World Cup ticketing problems, life after being released by your club and Batistuta’s red and white army. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
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64 min
May 20, 2019
Dominance and difficult questions for Manchester City – Football Weekly
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, John Brewin and Mark Langdon discuss Manchester City 6-0 Watford, the price of supremacy, the Women’s Champions League, a rare crestfallen goalscoring keeper and botched Panenkas. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
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76 min
May 16, 2019
Play-off madness, Manchester City and Italy – Football Weekly Extra
Elis James, Barry Glendenning, Paolo Bandini and George Elek discuss Frank Lampard’s Derby County, John Terry’s Aston Villa, Mike Dean’s Tranmere Rovers and Manchester City’s public missteps. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
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76 min
May 13, 2019
Manchester City clinch the title to dash Liverpool dreams – Football Weekly
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Simon Burnton discuss the end of the Premier League title race, a Baku reality check, Hughton gone, excessive punishment and fashion trends. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
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84 min
May 9, 2019
Tucking in to a full English and ludicrous drama – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Gregg Bakowski and Eliot Rothwell discuss a comeback, a comeback, a ridiculous goal, another ridiculous goal, Sid’s ham garage breaking AirBnB records and lots more besides. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
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68 min
May 6, 2019
Premier League title race goes to the wire – Football Weekly
Max Rushden, Jonathan Wilson, Mark Langdon and Archie Rhind-Tutt discuss Liverpool forcing the title race to the final weekend, Chelsea stumbling over the line, Manchester United unable to cliché their way out of trouble, an emotional Aaron Ramsey and Football League climaxes. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
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73 min
May 2, 2019
Ajax, Messi, Bolton and a weekend preview – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Paul Doyle and Paolo Bandini discuss Ajax’s whirlwind win at Spurs, Liverpool’s defeat to a Messi masterclass, Football League permutations, Bolton and detectives at the snooker. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
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63 min
April 29, 2019
Manchester City inch towards title, plus PFA gongs and Leeds – Football Weekly
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, John Brewin and Lars Sivertsen discuss a dismal top-four clash, the PFA Awards, Leeds playing dirty – and then not, plus the Bundesliga title race. Oh, and Lars goes full #teamNeymar. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
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71 min
April 25, 2019
Manchester City's derby delight, focus on Burnley and eggs – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Michael Butler discuss the Manchester derby, Liverpool’s hopes, Burnley’s growing regard on Merseyside, early goals, late goals, Sean Dyche at Winterfell and eggs. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
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66 min
April 22, 2019
Top two dominate, Manchester United collapse and a Benteke goal – Football Weekly
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Lars Sivertsen discuss Manchester City and Liverpool’s Premier League dominance, defensive collapses for Arsenal and Manchester United and whether you’d prefer a team of Scott Browns or Lee Cattermoles.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
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75 min
April 18, 2019
Absurdity at the Etihad, vibrant Ajax and cones of shame – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Eliot Rothwell discuss the chaos of Manchester City’s 4-3 win over Tottenham, the vivacity of Ajax’s 2-1 win at Juventus and a telegraphed Troy Deeney red card. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
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63 min
April 15, 2019
A topsy-turvy title race and the John Delaney saga – Football Weekly
Faye Carruthers, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Vaishali Bhardwaj on the Premier League, Ole parked down the road, Lucas Moura’s child inconveniencing journalists and zero Game of Thrones spoilers. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
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85 min
April 11, 2019
Kane's pain, Solskjær's struggles and noisy exits – Football Weekly Extra
Elis James, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Paolo Bandini discuss Tottenham’s resilience, Old Trafford’s shabbiness, Liverpool’s pressure valve release, Ajax’s vibrance and Diego Costa’s potential misunderstanding. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
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80 min
April 8, 2019
Watford in wonderland, Der Klassiker and celebrity black pudding – Football Weekly
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Mark Langdon discuss Liverpool’s Premier League advantage, Watford rising from the dead, Arsenal losing tamely, again, coconuts on the pitch and ‘celebrity black pudding’. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
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77 min
April 4, 2019
Solskjær's sticky run, City on top and Moise Kean – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden, Jonathan Wilson, Gregg Bakowski and Paolo Bandini discuss Manchester United’s stumble, Manchester City’s dominance, Fulham’s capitulation, grand stadium openings and racist abuse in Italy. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
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62 min
April 1, 2019
Wacky races, Celtic's surge and the fall of Huddersfield – Football Weekly
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Marcus Bean on races for the Premier League title and top-four places, the Football League play-offs, the Bundesliga and for Callum Hudson-Odoi’s signature
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78 min
March 28, 2019
Solskjær at the wheel and England in Montenegro – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Mike Calvin discuss the appointment of Ole Gunnar Solskjær, the ups and the downs of England’s trip to Montenegro, Gordon Taylor and Harry Kane’s NFL dreams
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53 min
March 25, 2019
Trouble for Scotland, joy for England and Wales hang on – Football Weekly
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Marcus Christenson and Faye Carruthers discuss Scotland’s woes, Raheem Sterling’s hat-trick, Wales hanging on to beat Slovakia, contrasting fortunes either side of the Irish border and good footballer names
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59 min
March 21, 2019
Euro 2020 qualifiers and a game-changing week – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Elis James and Lars Sivertsen discuss Wales’s bright young things, Declan Rice’s future, ‘informal brainstorming sessions’ at Uefa, stag nightmares and a big week in women’s football
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69 min
March 18, 2019
City's Cup comeback, Liverpool on top and Zidane's return – Football Weekly
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Barney Ronay discuss Swansea’s brave defeat, convenient paths for Manchester City, Liverpool going top, Chelsea slipping up, Zidane back with a bang and more
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74 min
March 14, 2019
Liverpool stay in Europe, handball chat and Berwick Rangers – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Faye Carruthers discuss Liverpool’s impressive win in Munich, Juve heroics, sad news out of Berwick and changes to the handball law. Oh, and Barry explains Brexit
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62 min
March 11, 2019
Crowd trouble, Spurs crumble and Zidane returns to Real – Football Weekly
Max Rushden, Jonathan Wilson, Jacqui Oatley and Mark Langdon discuss Spurs and Chelsea dropping points, issues with crowd safety, which England player is playing the best this season and Real Madrid’s shock managerial reappointment
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78 min
March 7, 2019
Manchester United rock PSG, plus Football Leaks – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Paolo Bandini discuss That Night In Paris, Real Madrid flopping out as Ajax play them off the park, Sunderland at Wembley and the latest from Der Spiegel
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71 min
March 4, 2019
Derbies galore and Manchester City go top – Football Weekly
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and John Brewin discuss a windy Merseyside derby, Vincent Kompany’s impressive defensive header, the fourth clásico of the season, an emotional honour for West Ham legend Billy Bonds, and Lars’ love for brass bands.
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76 min
February 28, 2019
Premier League review and Football Beyond Borders – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Ceylon Andi Hickman discuss mini-resurgences for Chelsea and Arsenal, Solskjær breaking another record, El Clásico, the SheBelieves Cup and much more
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65 min
February 25, 2019
Mutiny at Chelsea, goalless at Old Trafford and goodbye Puel world – Football Weekly
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, John Brewin and Archie Rhind-Tutt discuss Kepa Arrizabalaga’s insubordination – no, ‘misunderstanding’ – a goalless draw at Old Trafford, Spurs keeping up a habit of a lifetime and Claude Puel’s departure
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74 min
February 21, 2019
Champions League, angry Ronaldo and a Row 32 penalty – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Nick Miller discuss everything looking like handball in slow-motion, goalless draws, Cristiano Ronaldo reacting like Ronaldo reacts to a defeat, the penalty which made it to Row 32 and P!nk
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60 min
February 18, 2019
FA Cup predictability, trouncings and wild finales – Football Weekly
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Faye Carruthers and James Montague discuss the opposite of thrills and spills in the FA Cup, ownership at Old Trafford, a 20-0 shellacking, the Champions League and Folkestone fun
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69 min
February 14, 2019
Solskjær’s stumble, a Wembley rumble and Banks of England – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Lars Sivertsen discuss Solskjær’s stumble, Wembley’s rumble, a momentous first Champions League VAR, Declan Rice’s defection to England and the passings of two football legends
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61 min
February 11, 2019
Sarri-vederci? Plus penalty drama and Pukki delight – Football Weekly
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jacqui Oatley and Mark Langdon on Man City’s demolition of Chelsea, Liverpool’s return to winning ways, penalty drama at Brighton, prolific Teemu Pukki and the Madrid derby
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67 min
February 7, 2019
The Premier League title race and #SaveHakeem – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden, Philippe Auclair, Andy Brassell and Reshmin Chowdhury discuss the Premier League title race, cup games big, small, muddy and messy, and talk to Craig Foster on Hakeem al-Araibi
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69 min
February 4, 2019
Super Son, Manchester City, the WSL and more – Football Weekly
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Suzy Wrack discuss Manchester City winning ugly, the brilliance of Son Heung-min, Ole Gunnar Solskjær, intransigence and gnocchi
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70 min
January 31, 2019
Chelsea's Brooks bothers and title rivals letting it slip – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Paul Doyle and Mark Webster discuss turmoil at the top, Chelsea blown away by Bournemouth, Solskjær maintaining his unbeaten start and Schrödinger’s Neil Lennon
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69 min
January 28, 2019
FA Cup giantkilling, Tottenham troubles and 'Big Alan' – Football Weekly
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Sam Diss and Lars Sivertsen discuss FA Cup giantkillings, Spurs limping out of a second cup competition in a week, VAR and the absence of VAR – Schrödinger’s VAR and Notts County
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73 min
January 24, 2019
The Carabao Cup semis and Scottish drama – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Faye Carruthers discuss the tragic Emiliano Sala news, the Carabao Cup, the return of fitba, Barcelona making moves in the transfer market and the Whyteleafe Curse
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55 min
January 21, 2019
Seething Sarri, Liverpool win again and a slide-tackling fan – Football Weekly
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Dominic Fifield and Ed Aarons discuss Chelsea, Liverpool’s win over Palace, Claude Puel’s future at Leicester, Spurs’ dramatic win and the Charlton fan who slide-tackled his own player
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62 min
January 17, 2019
El Loco, Huddersfield and trouble at Arsenal – Football Weekly Extra
Faye Carruthers, Barry Glendenning, Paolo Bandini and Lars Sivertsen talk Marcelo Bielsa, David Wagner’s Huddersfield exit, Gonzalo Higuaín’s mooted Chelsea move and Amy Lawrence joins us to talk all things Arsenal
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79 min
January 14, 2019
Solskjær's joy of six, Liverpool's grind, Declan Rice and spies – Football Weekly
Melissa Rudd, Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay and Jonathan Wilson discuss Manchester United’s win at Wembley, Mike Ashley’s money, Declan Rice’s future, Burnley’s 2-1 win without a shot on target and Spygate
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70 min
January 10, 2019
VAR gnashing, transfer splashing and Cup thrashing – Football Weekly Extra
Melissa Rudd, Paul MacInnes, John Ashdown and Lars Sivertsen discuss Liverpool flopping out of the FA Cup at Wolves, Chelsea edging Spurs in the Carabao, Manchester City winning 9-0 and all the latest transfer rumours
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68 min
January 7, 2019
FA Cup shocks, the Blackpool boycott and dining issues – Football Weekly
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Mark Langdon and Sam Diss discuss the FA Cup third round, upsets at Newport, Fulham and Sheffield United, the Blackpool boycott, Franck Ribéry’s steak outburst and Wayne Hennessey
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64 min
January 4, 2019
City close gap on Liverpool and Cazorla magic – Football Weekly Extra Extra
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Philippe Auclair discuss a classic Premier League humdinger at the Etihad, the 11 millimetres which may decide the title, another big move between Chelsea and Germany and Santi Cazorla
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42 min
January 3, 2019
All eyes on the Premier League – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson, and Lars Sivertsen discuss a six-goal thriller in Bournemouth, early-window transfer moves, the Solskjær train rolling on, unpunished horror tackles and talent drain
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63 min
December 31, 2018
Liverpool have lift-off before showdown with Manchester City – Football Weekly
Max Rushden, Jonathan Wilson, John Brewin and Gregg Bakowski discuss the dominant thrashing of Arsenal, players flying again at Manchester United, early kick-offs and Neil Etheridge saving penalties from presidents
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70 min
December 27, 2018
A six point gap and a forgetful linesman – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden, Lars Sivertsen, Paolo Bandini and Mark Langdon discuss Liverpool extending their Premier League lead, Spurs entering the title race, late drama in the Championship and a return for Italian Boxing Day football
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66 min
December 23, 2018
Andros Townsend, Ole Gunnar Solskjær and a one-step penalty – Football Weekly
Max Rushden, Lars Sivertsen, Faye Carruthers and Nick Miller discuss Andros Townsend’s incredible volley, Solskjær’s five-star debut, Spurs’ incredible win at Everton and potentially the most audacious penalty of all-time
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70 min
December 20, 2018
Goodbye Mourinho, hello Solskjær – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, John Brewin and Ewan Murray discuss José Mourinho’s Manchester United exit, Carabao Cup action, bottle-throwers, fitba, Bundesliga pace-setters, Premier League previews and Alan Hutton
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63 min
December 17, 2018
Shaqiri, scrambles and Champions League draw thoughts – Football Weekly
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Mark Langdon and Marcus Bean discuss the Champions League draw, dour management, Xherdan Shaqiri’s career revival, goalmouth scrambles and a message for listeners in Togo
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74 min
December 13, 2018
Spurs, saves, Street Fighter and Atlanta United – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Paolo Bandini and Lars Sivertsen to discuss Spurs and Liverpool squeaking through in the Champions League, easy but great saves, Italian strife, Atlanta United and Street Fighter
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63 min
December 10, 2018
Raheem Sterling, West Ham and belated joy for River Plate – Football Weekly
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jacob Steinberg and Vaishali Bhardwaj discuss Chelsea, Manchester City and Raheem Sterling, Arsenal’s run of form, West Ham, the Copa Libertadores, Yorkshire puddings and more
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71 min
December 6, 2018
Stalemate at Old Trafford and Wolves at Chelsea's door – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Amy Lawrence and Mike Calvin discuss ‘four crap goals’ in the game between Manchester United and Arsenal, Morgan Gibbs-White, a very strange game in Brighton, the French for ‘putting your foot in it’ and sprinting managers
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76 min
December 3, 2018
North London drama, Hughes's departure and Pickford's disaster – Football Weekly
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jacqui Oatley and John Nicholson discuss the north London derby, Mark Hughes’s departure, Jordan Pickford’s brain fade, contentious red cards and Andros Townsend’s Arjen Robben impression
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75 min
November 29, 2018
Liverpool, Neymar, Mr Blobby and faking death – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Andy Brassell and Reshmin Chowdhury discuss the Premier League teams in Europe, diving galore, David de Gea, Mr Blobby as physio and faking a death to dodge a fixture
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65 min
November 26, 2018
A Pochettino masterclass, a mess in Buenos Aires and Alan Hutton – Football Weekly
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay and Suzy Wrack to discuss Mauricio Pochettino, Claudio Ranieri’s flying start, spectacular own goals, the Copa Libertadores chaos and Alan Hutton
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74 min
November 22, 2018
Nations League, Qatar 2022 and the Superclásico – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Paolo Bandini and Marcus Christenson to discuss managerial changes in Ireland, promotion in Scotland, Nations League permutations, David Conn in Qatar and Patrice Evra’s chicken
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62 min
November 19, 2018
England make the semis, Irish pain and Swiss on a roll – Football Weekly
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Paul Watson to discuss England’s success in the Nations League, Irish woe on both sides of the border, Wales falling at the final hurdle, Switzerland 5-2 Belgium and Jamie Cureton’s milestone
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70 min
November 15, 2018
Rooneypalooza, Scudamore, coins and Ranieri's return – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Faye Carruthers to discuss Premier League comings and goings, Wayne Rooney, Gibraltar’s rise, Ryan Giggs, Samir Nasri and forgetful referees
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49 min
November 12, 2018
Manchester City dominant while giants are killed on the continent – Football Weekly
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Marcela Mora y Araujo to discuss City’s win in the Manchester derby, Arsenal and Chelsea dropping points, the Superclásico, Parklife and Sol Bamba’s torso
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80 min
November 8, 2018
Football Leaks, Champions League and a chat with David Squires – Football Weekly Extra
The pod talk about José Mourinho’s celebrations, Liverpool’s squad rotation woes, tunnel nerves and more
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62 min
November 5, 2018
All square at the Emirates, young debutants and bollards – Football Weekly
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Gregg Bakowski and Mark Langdon to discuss Arsenal v Liverpool sharing points, James McClean, Juan Foyth and outfield players in goal
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91 min
November 1, 2018
Real Madrid in crisis, the Spurs rollercoaster and a Superclásico – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Paolo Bandini to discuss the Premier League, Carabao Cup, an expanding World Cup, the Copa Libertadores, Wolverhampton nightlife and more
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70 min
October 29, 2018
Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha tributes, El Clásico and more – Football Weekly
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Lars Sivertsen as they discuss the tragic incidents in Leicester, the weekend’s Premier League action and Real Madrid’s collapse in El Clásico
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78 min
October 25, 2018
Defensive rocks, dazzling Dortmund and Spurs slip again – Football Weekly Extra
Melissa Rudd, Barry Glendenning, John Brewin and Paolo Bandini discuss the week’s Champions League results, Mesut Özil, the Football League and Pep Guardiola’s music taste
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68 min
October 22, 2018
Touchline scuffles, Messi's arm and five-goal hauls – Football Weekly
Melissa Rudd is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Paul MacInnes as they discuss Chelsea’s dramatic draw with Manchester United, Fulham’s shocking defence, five-star Luka Jovic and much more
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66 min
October 18, 2018
England stun Spain, no Khan do and Gibraltar's rocks – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, John Ashdown and Hayley McQueen discuss the Nations League, Wembley, José Mourinho’s latest Chelsea return – and how to do a fitba corner
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65 min
October 15, 2018
Empty grounds, wrong anthems and Usain Bolt – Football Weekly
Max Rushden, Lars Sivertsen, Faye Carruthers and Andy Brassell discuss international action, WSL, Thierry Henry and the passing of Peter Brackley
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67 min
October 11, 2018
Nations League, Lionesses and roundabouts – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Philippe Auclair to discuss international football, Aston Villa, the Ballon d’Or and our Next Generation 2018 list
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62 min
October 8, 2018
Stalemates, comebacks and high horses – Football Weekly
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Paolo Bandini as they discuss Liverpool’s 0-0 draw with Manchester City, José Mourinho living to fight another day, Villa’s vacancy and Halesowen Town
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77 min
October 4, 2018
Messi magic and the Aston Villa cabbage quandary – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Paul MacInnes and John Ashdown as they look back on eventful games in the Champions League and Championship
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59 min
October 1, 2018
Manchester United hammered, Sturridge's stunner and Hampden rumble – Football Weekly
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Mark Langdon to look back at the weekend’s action. And is Mourinho’s position untenable after United’s worst start in 29 years?
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76 min
September 27, 2018
Carabao bangers, Mourinho v Pogba and lucky cucumbers – Football Weekly Extra
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Paul Doyle and Vaishali Bhardwaj to discuss the Carabao Cup, yet more Mourinho drama, Harry Wilson’s banger, lucky cucumbers, mislaid lederhosen and noisy dogs
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61 min
September 24, 2018
Unbeaten records, crises and shinners – Football Weekly
Max, Barry Glendenning, John Brewin and Philippe Auclair discuss the last 100% record in the 92, crises all over the shop, spectacular misses and shinned pearlers
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68 min
September 20, 2018
Liverpool impress, Ronaldo ridiculousness and cows, cows, cows – Football Weekly Extra
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Jonathan Wilson to discuss the Champions League, Ronaldo’s red, the timekeeping skills of cows and Mark Hughes’s elusive smile
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52 min
September 17, 2018
Spurs suffer, spitting in Serie A and corner umbrellas – Football Weekly
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Mark Langdon and Lars Sivertsen to look back at Liverpool’s triumph, an Eden Hazard masterclass, Santi Cazorla, Douglas Costa and more from Europe
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62 min
September 13, 2018
WhatsApp chat, bear attacks and George Weah returns – Football Weekly Extra
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and John Ashdown to cover the rest of the Nations League fixtures, Spurs, loans and much more
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55 min
September 10, 2018
The Nations League and Wycombe's Marcus Bean – Football Weekly
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Andy Brassell and Wycombe midfielder Marcus Bean to discuss the home nations, Nicklas Bendtner’s latest scrape, Ryan Babel’s return and Adil Rami’s proposal misfire
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63 min
September 6, 2018
Nations League, Danish amateurs and Michael Jackson – Football Weekly Extra
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Elis James to also discuss Luke Shaw, legs big and small and away goals
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55 min
September 3, 2018
Hornets, headbutts and head-biting – Football Weekly
Max and co look back at the weekend of football, plus Elis James in trouble at Millwall, head-biting and Kevin Prince-Boateng
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66 min
August 30, 2018
More Mourinho mithering and Saido Berahino scores – Football Weekly Extra
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Andy Brassell and Lars Sivertsen to discuss Mourinho (again), Carabao Cup action, Declan Rice’s international dilemma, Hal Robson-Kanu’s international retirement and flesh-eating rats
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59 min
August 27, 2018
Wolves make a point against City, red cards, ham and more – Football Weekly
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Tariq Panja to discuss Manchester City’s dropped points, a divisive handball, interesting red card decisions, poorly-laid turf and hams on Ryanair
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78 min
August 23, 2018
Mourinho vs the world and a book writers special – Football Weekly Extra
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Michael Calvin to discuss Liverpool’s perfect start, José Mourinho’s issues with everyone, books, plane banner protests and the joy of chancing across a game in the park
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71 min
August 20, 2018
Class, schoolings and some harsh lessons – Football Weekly
Max and co on Manchester United’s lacklustre defeat, Manchester City’s rout of Huddersfield and entertainment at the Bridge
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77 min
August 16, 2018
Super Cup reaction and Celtic's Champions League exit – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden and co on Atlético’s win over Madrid, European woe for Celtic and Bristol Rovers’ dubious half-time entertainment
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76 min
August 13, 2018
Not a weekend for the Premier League underdog – Football Weekly
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Archie Rhind-Tutt and Mark Langdon to review the first Premier League weekend of the season, Liverpool’s impressive start, same old Arsenal (or is it?), Luke Shaw’s release from wherever José Mourinho was hiding him and a foul from Burundi Football Weekly in conversation: ‘We beat Love Island to top spot’
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92 min
August 9, 2018
The big Premier League preview – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Andy Brassell and John Brewin for Football Weekly’s bumper preview of the 2018-19 Premier League season
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89 min
August 6, 2018
Pre-season moaning, transfer chat and managerial bows – Football Weekly
The pod returns to look back at the big stories of the (three-week) summer break, José Mourinho moaning, Gerrard and Lampard playing the same role once again and Gary Mackay-Steven’s pre-match playlist
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75 min
July 15, 2018
France lift the trophy as Russia 2018 ends on a high – World Cup Football Daily
Max and co discuss France’s World Cup final triumph over Croatia, another penalty, another controversial VAR incident, the tournament’s highs and lows and players taking shots to the conkers If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
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71 min
July 14, 2018
England finish fourth and a World Cup final preview – World Cup Football Daily
Max and co discuss England’s 2-0 defeat to Belgium, tactics obsessives, individual awards, ‘it’s coming home’, the World Cup legacy and a pre-season friendly which ended 22-0. If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
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56 min
July 11, 2018
England's dreams over as Croatia take the next step – World Cup Football Daily
Max and co discuss the end of England’s World Cup dreams, Bond villain defenders, third-place play-offs, West Ham’s transfer approach and FW live If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
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46 min
July 10, 2018
France into the final as destiny calls for England – World Cup Football Daily
Max and co discuss France becoming the first finalist of the 2018 World Cup, a Thibaut Courtois post-match meltdown, England’s hopes, dreams and fears, Cristiano Ronaldo’s move and Welsh nightmares. If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
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50 min
July 7, 2018
England into semi-finals, Croatia end Russia's run – World Cup Football Daily
Max and co discuss England’s quarter-final win, Croatia’s punishing victory over hosts Russia, Cristiano Ronaldo transfer machinations, Croydon bus stops and baby choices If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
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45 min
July 6, 2018
Roberto Martínez still unbeaten while France push on – World Cup Football Daily
Max and co discuss the first two quarter-finals, Roberto Martínez’s unbeaten streak, Brazilian histrionics, an England update and places that sound like flatulence If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
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56 min
July 4, 2018
England's penalty heroics, Sweden march on and quarter-finals to savour – World Cup football daily
Max and co discuss England’s first ever penalty shootout win at a World Cup, Sweden progressing, a Mrs Granqvist update, Paul Konchesky and which of our panellists dealt with tonight’s football the best If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
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50 min
July 2, 2018
Heartbreak for Japan, Brazilian resilience and England predictions – World Cup Football Daily
Max and co discuss Japan’s last-gasp exit, Brazil’s win, classic play-acting, scoring records, Swedish babies and Ricky Martin If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
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51 min
July 2, 2018
Spain out, Croatia squeaking through and Sergio Ramos's barber – World Cup Football Daily
Max and co discuss Spain’s premature exit, a penalty shootout low on quality, Sergio Ramos’s barber, a Russian who barely touched the ball and Kasper Schmeichel’s balls If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
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53 min
June 30, 2018
The loneliness of Lionel Messi and Edinson Cavani shows up – World Cup Football Daily
Max and co discuss the seven-goal barnstormer between France and Argentina, the surprisingly fun three-goal tussle between Uruguay and Portugal, social media, thighs and Dirty Dancing If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
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59 min
June 28, 2018
Insipid England, Japanese farce and knockout time – World Cup Football Daily
Max and co review day 15 of the 2018 World Cup including a Januzaj goal for all of England, a Sunderland connection, Japanese passing records and a special round of 16 preview with Tim Vickery If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
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48 min
June 27, 2018
German tears, Brazil cheers and England fears - World Cup Football Daily
Max Rushden and the panel react to Germany’s shock exit at the hands of South Korea, assess Brazil’s latest win and look ahead to England’s shootout with Belgium for top spot
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39 min
June 26, 2018
Argentina rescued by Rojo, France flatter to deceive – World Cup Football Daily
Max and the panel react to Argentina’s dramatic win and Iceland’s new status, before taking a look ahead to a wide-open Group F finale
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32 min
June 25, 2018
Total VARce, Russia stumble and an Icelandic dilemma – World Cup Football Daily
Max and co review day 12 of the 2018 World Cup including VAR galore, Spain and Portugal both surviving frights, tattoos, more Aanu Adeoye, a lot of penalties and an Icelandic dilemma
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51 min
June 24, 2018
England score six, Senegal miss a chance and Swiss gestures – World Cup Football Daily
Max and co discuss England’s crushing 6-1 win over Panama, Senegal being pegged back by Japan, Swiss gestures, Kerry Katona and bad hat-tricks If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
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44 min
June 23, 2018
Germany leave it late, Mexico wait and Belgium run riot – World Cup Football Daily
Max and co discuss day 10 of the 2018 World Cup, Germany’s Houdini act, John Guidetti’s presence of mind, Belgium’s five-star performance, Lukaku’s significant tournament and Hernán Darío Gómez If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
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44 min
June 22, 2018
Super Eagles, double-headed eagles and Brazil stumble to a win – World Cup Football Daily
Max and co chew the fat regarding wins for Brazil, Nigeria and Switzerland, double-headed eagle celebrations, a fine for Mexico, Swedish iPhone notifications and the best club name in the world If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
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49 min
June 21, 2018
Willy's wobble, flaky France and Aussie grit – World Cup Football Daily
Max and the panel reflect on Argentina’s collapse, France’s water carriers and the secret importance of away kits
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39 min
June 20, 2018
Another Ronaldo record, Spain edge Iran and Southgate's shoulder – World Cup Football Daily
Max and co run the rule over Ronaldo, Spain’s narrow win over Iran and whether Gareth Southgate’s shoulder injury will derail England’s hopes If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
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35 min
June 19, 2018
Russia march on, Group H upsets and Japanese litter-pickers – World Cup Football Daily
Max and the pod discuss two upsets in Group H, a remarkable Senegalese goal, Japanese litter-pickers, Jack Wilshere departing Arsenal and Max’s favourite World Cup shorts
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37 min
June 18, 2018
England leave it late, Belgium move through the gears – World Cup Football Daily
Max discusses day five with Barry Glendenning and Mark Langdon, including England’s last-gasp win, Belgium’s pasting of Panama, the Trans-Siberian Railway and what a Polish defender’s name means in Irish
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38 min
June 17, 2018
Big guns misfire, Swedish spies and a Mexican rave – World Cup Football Daily
Max and co discuss Mexico’s impressive win over Germany, blunt Brazil, Kolarov’s goal of the tournament contender and England’s preparations
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45 min
June 16, 2018
Video tech helps France and impressive Iceland deny Messi - World Cup Football Daily
Max Rushden and the team discuss five penalties, VAR controversy and a preview of day four’s action as Brazil get under way
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40 min
June 15, 2018
Ronaldo's revenge, Suárez's stinker and Iran's last gasp win – World Cup Football Daily
Max Rushden and guests pore over day two of the World Cup which produced its first classic as Portugal drew 3-3 with Spain while Iran and Uruguay left it late
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42 min
June 14, 2018
Russia's five-star showing, Robbie Williams and Stalin's 'tache – World Cup Football Daily
Max Rushden is joined by guests in the studio and in Russia to discuss the 2018 World Cup opener, Robbie Williams, the facial hair of Stalin, Spain’s self-implosion and Friday’s games
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39 min
June 11, 2018
World Cup group G preview: an England special – Football Weekly
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Dominic Fifield and Barney Ronay to discuss England’s chances, the decisions Gareth Southgate has to make, King/Sir Kenny and Chris Coleman’s Chinese adventure
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54 min
June 8, 2018
World Cup groups E, F and H preview – Football Weekly
Max Rushden is joined by voices from around the world to preview World Cup groups E, F and H, including Mexican veterans, a Japanese public with expectations set to ‘very low’ and love blossoming in Sweden
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31 min
June 7, 2018
World Cup groups A-D preview – Football Weekly
Max Rushden is joined by voices from around the world to preview World Cup groups A-D, including Danish royalty, Peruvian vigour and the prospect of a tournament without a French meltdown
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33 min
May 28, 2018
Beauty and the beastly in Champions League final – Football Weekly
Max and co dissect Real Madrid’s win over Liverpool, Pochettino’s contract, Lampard’s managerial prospects and Richard Wood’s magic hat
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58 min
May 24, 2018
Unai Emery unveiled, England's new captain and Liverpool's big final – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden and co discuss new managers, a new England captain and Liverpool’s shot at Champions League glory
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68 min
May 21, 2018
FA Cup cans of worms, Serie A drama and talking Turkey – Football Weekly
Max and co talk the FA Cup final, dramatic scenes in Italy, club legend departures and a former Swan deciding the Turkish title
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58 min
May 17, 2018
England's World Cup hopes, Everton and trigonometry – Football Weekly Extra
Max and co discuss Gareth Southgate’s squad, end-of-season cups and play-offs, the Europa League and Barry’s England XI
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65 min
May 14, 2018
Wenger gone, goal frenzies and Tranmere Rovers' return – Football Weekly
Max and co discuss Arsène Wenger bowing out, the extraordinary seasons of Salah, Vardy and Kane, scary bedtime greetings and more
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82 min
May 10, 2018
Premier League joy and despair as finale looms – Football Weekly Extra
Max and co on Huddersfield and Southampton’s survival, hotels, West Brom’s relegation, Yaya Touré’s leaving do and plenty more
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46 min
May 7, 2018
Squeaky bum time at the bottom of the Premier League – Football Weekly
Max and the gang discuss Stoke’s relegation, Darren Moore as saviour, Claude Puel as scapegoat, Vincent Tan being hoisted aloft and problems at PSG
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84 min
May 3, 2018
Goals, crows and lying league tables – Football Weekly Extra
Max and co talk Champions League goalfests, the art of defending, Football League permutations and plenty more
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59 min
April 30, 2018
Boxes, Baggies, Celtic, Sunderland and more – Football Weekly
Max and the gang talk Wenger’s Old Trafford tribute, trophies for Celtic and Barcelona, Sunderland’s latest woes and podders as Premier League managers
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78 min
April 26, 2018
Mo Salah, mo' problems for Roma – Football Weekly Extra
Max and co discuss another world-class display, controversies at Wolves and Leeds, Fifa, Zidane the bald not-fraud, crows and more
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65 min
April 23, 2018
Wenger finally out and managers surviving nuclear fallout – Football Weekly
Arsène Wenger’s departure, goalkeeper protection, Mohamed Salah’s 50/50 win, anarchy in Naples and managers surviving nuclear fallout
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78 min
April 19, 2018
Andy Carroll surrounded by toddlers – Football Weekly Extra
Max and the gang look back at the week in football including Andy Carroll surrounded by toddlers, World Cup morale boosters, half-time VAR, Instagram tie-ins and journalists passing colds on to players
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65 min
April 16, 2018
Manchester City crowned champions and Bayern's big news – Football Weekly
Max and co talk Manchester City’s title win, Manchester United’s latest slip-up, the pre- and post-Pardew bounces, big Bayern news and Ferraris
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71 min
April 12, 2018
Champions League drama, safe standing and more – Football Weekly Extra
Max and co discuss extraordinary comebacks, valiant efforts, spectacular own goals, screeching Italians and weasels
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65 min
April 9, 2018
Manchester and Merseyside serve derbies of contrast – Football Weekly
Guest host Nat Coombs and the panel discuss a marvellous Manchester derby, Ayoze Pérez’s strike, Wayne Rooney’s strop, red cards galore in Ireland and managers who sound like drinks
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79 min
April 5, 2018
Anfield nights and Christ on a bicycle kick – Football Weekly Extra
Max and the podders discuss the Champions League fixtures, Cristiano Ronaldo’s gravity-defying wondergoal and Alan Pardew’s job prospects, as well as paying tribute to the late Ray Wilkins
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74 min
April 2, 2018
Spurs end Stamford Bridge curse as Manchester City close on title – Football Weekly
Max Rushden and co discuss Dele Alli, the wonder of Zlatan, Premier League survival and death by nostalgia
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54 min
March 29, 2018
VAR worries, World Cup dreams and West Ham's woe – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden and co discuss England’s options, international friendlies and the role of Kenny G
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71 min
March 26, 2018
World Cup countdown continues and Brechin get the boot – Football Weekly
Max and the podders discuss England: more fun on the pitch than off it? France in a mess, young talent, a miraculous comeback in non-league
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66 min
March 22, 2018
England's headache, fancied squads and sticker stories – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden and co assess England’s priorities, Old Trafford hymn sheets, Panini versus Merlin and more
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56 min
March 19, 2018
Another magical Salah display and Warnock's pub quiz – Football Weekly
Max and the podders discuss the FA Cup quarter-finals, another magical Mohamed Salah performance, short teams, coldest games and Neil Warnock’s pub quiz pedigree
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82 min
March 15, 2018
Chelsea fall at the feet of Messi – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden and co dissect Manchester United’s and Chelsea’s exit from the Champions League and in the last-chance-saloon, Saints go for Mark Hughes
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54 min
March 12, 2018
Did Upton Park die for this? – Football Weekly
Max Rushden and the podders take a look at the trouble at West Ham, a José Mourinho masterclass, several goal of the season contenders, miserable Sunderland and gun-toting chairmen
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72 min
March 8, 2018
Where do Tottenham and PSG go from here? – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden and co discuss the Champions League, the battle for survival, a weekend preview and, er, John Hartson’s underwear habits
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65 min
March 5, 2018
Chelsea walk into City's jaws, Arsenal fall again and the Pulis connection – Football Weekly
Max Rushden and co tackle one-sided games, decide which league is actually ‘the best league in the world’, footballing brothers and a Tony Pulis connection
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68 min
March 1, 2018
The pod's Irish odyssey, VAR and best Welsh players – Football Weekly Extra
Max and the pod discuss yet more VAR silliness, Pep’s yellow ribbon, Neymar’s injury woes, Welsh greats and an epic journey across land and sea
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64 min
February 26, 2018
Arsenal’s decade-long capitulation and Pardew on the brink – Football Weekly
Max and the pod discuss the Carabao Cup final, Mourinho’s game-changing substitutions, goalkeeping howlers, Sol Campbell’s self-confidence and more
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77 min
February 22, 2018
Messi at Chelsea, messy at Wigan and much more – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden and co reflect on Manchester City’s FA Cup exit, Champions League action and Sunderland’s sausage-making facilities
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59 min
February 19, 2018
Rochdale's road to Wembley, VAR shenanigans and taxi talk – Football Weekly
Max and co discuss the Juve of the north, more VAR teething problems, great headers, West Brom, players who are taller in real life and Mick McCarthy gifs
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70 min
February 15, 2018
English sides excel, Ronaldo's wane and the failing PSG project - Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden and co discuss a great week for English teams in the Champions League and why the away goal rule should be abolished
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66 min
February 12, 2018
Tottenham take charge, super Salah and Derry goes – Football Weekly
Max and co discuss a very one-sided 1-0, Liverpool’s Egyptian king, Swansea’s miraculous resurgence and whether Barry could relegate Manchester City
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78 min
February 8, 2018
Chelsea troubles, replays and a VAR flag fiasco – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden and co discuss the increasing woes for Antonio Conte, the deeper meaning of signing Patrice Evra and whether replays should be ditched
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63 min
February 5, 2018
Magical Mo Salah, marvellous misses and celebrity barracking – Football Weekly
Max and the podders discuss Salah magic, flying starts for Arsenal new boys, Jordan Ayew’s undershorts and Birds of a Feather
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75 min
February 1, 2018
Spurs sweep Manchester United aside, plus deadline-day delights – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden and co analyse the biggest transfers, the best of the midweek action and the culinary delight of locusts
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68 min
January 29, 2018
FA Cup bad blood and the precociousness of youth – Football Weekly
Max and co cover the weekend FA Cup action, bad tackles, Neil Warnock’s geography lessons, the latest transfer activity and more
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60 min
January 25, 2018
Phil Neville's tweets, Leeds United's new crest and the power of social media – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden and the panel reflect on the Carabao Cup semi-finals, the dangers of tweeting and ask what’s in a club’s badge?
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65 min
January 22, 2018
Transfer swap shop, another stung Hornet and Lyon tamers – Football Weekly
Max Rushden and co talk January’s big transfer deal, Marco Silva’s sudden departure, PSG getting beaten in Ligue 1 and bloody selfies
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78 min
January 18, 2018
VAR games, Alexis Sánchez and what next for Newcastle? – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden and co have their say on VAR’s latest outings, dig into some transfer rumours and uncover a secret about the retiring Ronaldinho
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67 min
January 15, 2018
Liverpool spoil Manchester City's party, while Stoke and Wales have new arrivals – Football Weekly
Max and the pod talk Liverpool’s attacking verve, Arsenal’s no-hopers, new arrivals at Wales and Stoke, Cyrille Regis, VAR (again) and Cambridge United’s French connection
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78 min
January 11, 2018
Carabao Cup semis, Coutinho's unveiling and VAR in action – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden and co discuss the best and worst of the League Cup, Philippe Coutinho’s grand unveiling and recall Tommy Lawton’s transfer deal
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58 min
January 8, 2018
Philippe Coutinho's exit and the ever-decreasing importance of Theo Walcott – Football Weekly
Max and the panel discuss Arsenal’s embarrassment in Nottingham, Philippe Coutinho’s departure, Stephen Ireland’s worst day, Lukas Podolski’s kebab shop and Eric Lichaj’s close call
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59 min
January 4, 2018
Wilshere's left foot, why Liverpool should sell Coutinho and 2018 so far – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden and co return to discuss a cracker at the Emirates, January transfers and Diego Costa’s weight loss regime
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64 min
December 28, 2017
Liverpool splash the cash and is Kane's record a big deal? – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden and co assess whether Virgil van Dijk will save Liverpool’s defence, if George Weah will make a good president of Liberia and the significance of calendars in football
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62 min
December 24, 2017
Christmas Carrolls and Sid's ham garage – Football Weekly
Max Rushden and co discuss a Friday night Christmas cracker, weaponised goal celebrations, an Italian club contriving to win as few points as possible and another title race as good as done
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51 min
December 21, 2017
Bristol City in dreamland and Swansea in a spin – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden and co discuss a Carabao Cup cracker at Ashton Gate, Swansea’s predicament, and preview the festive fixtures
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60 min
December 18, 2017
Ederson's distribution, levels of celebration and Sunderland – Football Weekly
Max and co discuss superior goalkeeper distribution, celebrations at both end of the enthusiasm scale, Celtic losing, Sunderland winning and Ryan Babel
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71 min
December 14, 2017
Manchester City make history and Arsenal in 89 – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden returns as the panel talk Man City dominance, Liverpool’s toothless tendencies and how Arsenal’s 1989 title winners compare to the current crop
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65 min
December 11, 2017
City slickers, Benteke's blunder and classic Allardyce – Football Weekly
Guest host Paul MacInnes and co cover Milkgate at Old Trafford, Big Sam Big Samming, and the team Sid Lowe thinks got the best Champions League draw
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67 min
December 7, 2017
Liverpool lash in seven, the mask of Zorro and derby days – Football Weekly Extra
Elis James and co assess the Champions League last 16, how José Mourinho will approach the Manchester derby and the reason behind his first pub visit
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69 min
December 4, 2017
Gunners misfire, Hull upheaval and Benevento scenes – Football Weekly
Guest host Jacqui Oatley and the panel discuss the Emirates ding-dong, Leonid Slutsky’s sad exit, a keeper’s 95th-minute diving header equaliser and more
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82 min
November 30, 2017
Raheem Sterling, English managers and the World Cup draw – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden and co reveal the secret behind Raheem Sterling’s form, revel in Wayne Rooney’s long-range goal and look ahead to the World Cup draw
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63 min
November 27, 2017
Terrible Toffees, Manchester City's marvels and Dyche's deep-thinking - Football Weekly
Max Rushden and co look back on an eventful weekend around the major European leagues
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61 min
November 23, 2017
Liverpool's leaky defence, expected goals and expectant wives – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden and co run the rule over the midweek Champions League action and reveal why Edward Elgar would be turning in his grave
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55 min
November 20, 2017
Pulis gone, Arsenal's bragging rights and Buffon's broken heart – Football Weekly
Max Rushden and co predict managerial merry go round movement, review the latest action and find out if Roman Burki has hit the headlines in Germany
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64 min
November 16, 2017
Peru's party time, Irish sighs and the end of days – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden and co look back at the World Cup play-offs, ponder groups of death and preview the return of club football on a busy weekend of action
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58 min
November 13, 2017
World Cup play-offs: the final race to reach Russia 2018 – Football Weekly
Max Rushden and co review Northern Ireland’s heartbreak, the other play-off first legs and wonder who will round off the final 32 for Russia 2018
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64 min
November 9, 2017
World Cup play-offs, Moyes is back in town and vexatious VARs – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden and his merry men assess those nations left in the race for Russia 2018, what happens next at Everton and plenty more besides
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78 min
November 6, 2017
Slaven Bilic gone while Manchester City cruise on – Football Weekly
Max Rushden and co reflect on Slaven Bilic’s departure, Super Sunday and find out which Ghanaian clubs have the biggest rivalry
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62 min
November 2, 2017
Super Spurs, Sunderland in a state and David Squires – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden and co pick over the Champions League bones, preview an enticing weekend and get inside the mind of cartoonist David Squires
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68 min
October 30, 2017
England’s U-17 glory, the dashing Blades and a keeper caught short – Football Weekly
Max Rushden and co on the weekend’s action from the Premier League and further afield, a World Cup win for England, a symbolic victory in Spain and the best minute you’ll watch all weekend
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79 min
October 26, 2017
Weightless balls and the weight of expectation – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden and co discuss the week’s Carabao Cup action, if Leicester have appointed the right man and what the exploits of England’s U-17s tell us
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58 min
October 23, 2017
Koeman given the chop at Everton and Lovren thrown under the bus – Football Weekly
Max Rushden and the pod discuss the weekend’s results, the cutoff age for crowdsurfing, fine young centre backs and managers making examples out of players
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74 min
October 19, 2017
English teams get their Champions League groove back – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden and co discuss English teams’ success so far in the Champions League, a shambolic day for the FA and look ahead to the weekend’s action
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67 min
October 16, 2017
From Zaha to Mourinho: the Premier League happiness index – Football Weekly
Max Rushden and co on the upsets at Palace and Watford, Ronald Koeman’s embarrassment of riches, Andy Carroll’s thinking and naked Norwegians
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69 min
October 9, 2017
Crunch time in Cardiff and Scottish genetics – Football Weekly
Max Rushden and the pod discuss England’s tedium, Wales’s singing, Niger’s team picture, Scotland’s genetics and So Solid Crew
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54 min
October 5, 2017
Bale woes, the power of Babel and Icelandic wickets – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden and the gang discuss Gareth Bale’s calf, Iceland’s cricket pitches, Burkina Faso’s squad depth, Ryan Babel, Yeovil Town and more
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70 min
October 2, 2017
Fabian Delph and the rise of the full-backs – Football Weekly
Max Rushden and the pod look at Manchester City’s newest weapon, more Palace woe, Burnley’s rise, Barcelona, Nadia Nadim and the Norwegian league
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80 min
September 28, 2017
Champions League review and the importance of analytics – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden and the panel review all the latest action, debate whether Harry Kane is world class and look ahead to the weekend’s Premier League fixtures
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76 min
September 25, 2017
The Oumar Niasse appreciation edition – Football Weekly
Max Rushden and co review the weekend of Premier League football, the key action around Europe and look ahead to another packed midweek fixture list
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68 min
September 21, 2017
Mark Sampson sacked and the Carabao Cup – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden and co look at the big stories of the week, plus the midweek action, via Rio Ferdinand getting in the ring and a painful Spurs song
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64 min
September 18, 2017
Champagne supernova football as Manchester clubs stand apart – Football Weekly
Max Rushden and his crew of merry pundits take the time to consider a Manchester revival, Liverpool’s frailty and another look at Wolves hot-takes
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76 min
September 14, 2017
Power and the money, money and the power – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden and the pod squad review the midweek Champions League action and look ahead to another weekend in the Premier League
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59 min
September 11, 2017
Controversial dismissals at both ends of the Premier League – Football Weekly
Max Rushden and the gang return with a roundup of the weekend’s action, some choice adjectives and an honest appraisal of Max’s abilities
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58 min
September 7, 2017
Urinating into a swimming pool from a great height – Football Weekly Extra
Max Rushden and the pod bring you the latest from the World Cup qualifiers, and look forward to this weekend’s Premier League action
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62 min
September 4, 2017
Passion on the pitch or points on the board? – Football Weekly
Max Rushden and the gang are here to bring you up to speed on the state of play around the world when it comes to booking flights to Russia next summer
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48 min
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