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August 21, 2019
Mark Chapman rounds up the night at the Championship. And looks at the current situation at Bolton and Bury as Bolton manager Phil Parkinson resigns. Former Bolton manager Owen Coyle, former Nottingham Forest and Ireland midfielder Andy Reid and George Elek from the "not the top 20" podcast all join Chapper's on the panel. They talk about Jack Butland's bad night, Huddersfield's future manager and what next for Bolton and Bury. Features interviews with Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock, Stoke City manager Nathan Jones and Bury winger Harry Bunn.
August 20, 2019
Stephen Kelly, Robert Huth and Stephen Warnock join Kelly Cates as we hear from Arsenal director Josh Kroenke who says the club are headed back to the very top. Glenn Murray phones in to give us an insight into the fast start made by the new look Brighton. Are his old club Palace destined for a season of struggle with an unsettled Wilfried Zaha? And what is life like as a footballing free agent?
August 19, 2019
Mark Chapman is joined by former Aston Villa defender Micah Richards, ex-Blackburn striker Chris Sutton and commentator Arlo White to analyse Wolves' 1-1 draw with Manchester United. Paul Pogba was the main talking point, as he missed a second half penalty. Ruben Neves earlier cancelled out Anthony Martial's opener. BBC Sport's Simon Stone gives us the latest on Alexis Sanchez's potential departure from Old Trafford to Inter Milan. The team also look at whether Steve Bruce is already under pressure at Newcastle, and what Villa can do to register their first points of the campaign.
August 18, 2019
Emma Saunders, Lee Hendrie, Andy Reid and Kevin Campbell discuss the weekend's action - from frustration for Frank Lampard to a hat-trick hero in Norwich. How important is it for Chelsea to get their first win under Frank Lampard? And for the likes of Villa, Newcastle and Watford to get off the mark this season? And which newcomer reminds the team of Santi Cazorla? Plus, when do you know it is time to hang up your boots?
August 16, 2019
Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas look ahead to the weekend's action with former Manchester City defender Micah Richards and ex-Newcastle and West Ham midfielder Kevin Nolan. The panel preview Saturday's crunch game at the Etihad, where Man City take on Tottenham, and assess how Liverpool will cope without injured goalkeeper Alisson. Micah also tells us about his decision to retire from the game, and why he has so much admiration for Aston Villa boss Dean Smith.
August 15, 2019
Manchester City and Portugal midfielder Bernardo Silva takes Steve Crossman on a journey from his early life in Lisbon to Premier League stardom. The 25-year-old discusses his first experience of the Manchester rain, singing in the shower, the incredible demands of playing for Pep Guardiola and the club’s quest to win the Champions League.
August 15, 2019
Steve Crossman, Julien Laurens, Guillem Balague and Archie Rhind-Tutt discuss Neymar's uncertain future, rebuilt Atletico Madrid, messy Real and the threat posed to Bayern Munich's German dominance by Borussia Dortmund.
August 15, 2019
Jonathan Overend is joined by former Chelsea midfielder Andy Townsend, former Liverpool player Don Hutchison and BBC football correspondent John Murray to reflect on Liverpool’s victory in the European Super Cup. Jurgen Klopp’s side beat Chelsea 5-4 on penalties after a 2-2 draw in Istanbul – fourteen years on from when they won the Champions League final by a penalty shootout in the same city in 2005. The panel assess what the victory means for Liverpool – who could win six trophies this season - and on Chelsea’s improvement after their Premier League opening day defeat at Manchester United. You’ll hear post-match reaction from Jurgen Klopp and Frank Lampard and Liverpool players James Milner and Joe Gomez come onto the podcast.
August 13, 2019
A very busy Football Daily takes you to Glasgow as Celtic are dumped out of the Champions League - we get reaction from Neil Lennon and Pat Nevin. We’re in Istanbul ahead of the Super Cup between Liverpool and Chelsea and hear from Frank Lampard and Jurgen Klopp, plus we have the news from the first round of the EFL Cup as 9 matches go to penalty shoot outs. Steve Crossman and Stephen Kelly try to keep across it all.
August 12, 2019
The Monday Night Club are back from their summer breaks to review Manchester United's wild win over Chelsea as Chris Sutton likens Frank Lampard's position to entering an Olympic rowing final in a dinghy. We assess the Christian Eriksen situation at Spurs, ask if Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is under-rated, and chat to Billy Sharp who just keeps on finding the net whatever league he's playing in.
August 11, 2019
This Football Daily podcast is the place to hear all the latest from the opening weekend of the Premier League. Emma Saunders is joined by Matthew Etherington, Shola Ameobi and Nigel Reo-Coker and the panel discuss every game – including Manchester United’s 4-0 thrashing over Chelsea, Aubameyang’s brilliant form for Arsenal, and the ‘Eriksen effect’ at Spurs. Manchester City and Liverpool started the season how they ended it – by scoring more and more goals. Not only that, the three promoted teams - Villa, Norwich and Sheffield United get the Football Daily treatment. And there is also a treat for Bolton, Sheffield Wednesday and Charlton fans.
August 9, 2019
Jonathan Overend is joined by former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock and football correspondent John Murray to reflect on a triumphant opening night of the Premier League season for Jurgen Klopp's side. They beat Norwich City 4-1, with the Reds scoring all their goals in the first half. Hear from the Liverpool boss, who also gives an update on goalkeeper Alisson after the Brazilian went off with a calf injury in the first half. The panel also look ahead to the rest of the weekend's games, including reigning champions Manchester City's trip to West Ham.
August 9, 2019
Steve Crossman, Kristof Terreur, Julien Laurens and Mina Rzouki discuss Romelu Lukaku’s move to Inter Milan, the shaky start for Vincent Kompany at Anderlecht, the Belgian players who could be a hit in the Premier League and the summer’s best transfers.
August 8, 2019
A transfer deadline day special as we wrap up the winners and losers of both deadline day and of the whole window. Steve Crossman is joined by former Chelsea midfielder Andy Townsend, ESPN's Melissa Reddy, Ian Dennis, David Ornstein and Simon Stone. They discuss if Arsenal will be more competitive this season after signing David Luiz and Kieran Tierney. We also learn more about the new Spurs midfielder Giovanni Lo Celso and ask if Andy Carroll moving to Newcastle represents a good deal for both sides.
August 7, 2019
Emma Saunders goes behind the scenes at Crystal Palace – and catches up with former player Clinton Morrison to chat about Wilfried Zaha's future at the club and the team's summer so far. They hear from captain Luka Milivojevic and winger Andros Townsend.
August 7, 2019
Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Henrik Mkhitaryan, Hector Bellerin and Nicholas Pepe join Nick Bright and David Ornstein to talk the new season, saving the world and who should be kicked out of the players' WhatsApp group.
August 7, 2019
Steve Crossman and former Newcastle captain Kevin Nolan spend the day with Newcastle United to look ahead to the new season. Hear from Steve Bruce on how he couldn’t turn down the chance to manage his boyhood club, Martin Dubravka talks getting to grips with the Geordie accent and Jamaal Lascelles (sort of) gives his prediction for the season. Plus Matt Ritchie discusses competition with the club’s new signings, and Sean Longstaff reflects on the injury that he thought might end his career. You can hear how Newcastle get on in their first match of the season against Arsenal on 5 Live Premier League Sunday – kick off is at 2pm.
August 6, 2019
Steve Crossman and former Sheffield United midfielder Michael Brown go behind the scenes as the Blades prepare for their first season back in the top flight since 2007. Hear from manager Chris Wilder and returning defender Phil Jagielka, who says he has unfinished business following the club's relegation 12 years ago. Record signing Oli McBurnie explains why he gets compared to Tormund Giantsbane from Game of Thrones. We also hear from Chris "BashamBauer" Basham and Billy Sharp on how much playing in the top flight means to the club and the city.
August 6, 2019
Nick Bright and Ben Haines go to Tottenham’s training ground for pre-season chats with Harry Winks and “uncle” Son Heung-Min. They talk K-pop, have issues with wasps and spend far too much time trying out handshakes, something that is surprisingly visual for a podcast.
August 6, 2019
Jurgen Klopp and Andy Robertson speak to Juliette Ferrington and reveal what Liverpool have been learning from a surfer, and how Klopp learnt English by watching Friends. This episode also features John Gibbons from the Anfield Wrap and stories about Andy Robertson trying to get jobs in supermarkets.
August 5, 2019
Steve Crossman is joined by former Chelsea and England International Karen Carney, Ben Haines from 90min and NBC's sport lead commentator Arlo White. They discuss the Community Shield match between Manchester City and Liverpool as well as chatting about the news that Wayne Rooney may be making a move back to the UK in a player/manager role.
August 4, 2019
In the third of our Premier League specials, Steve Crossman goes behind the scenes at West Ham United. We find out what really happened to Declan Rice in the hilarious viral video that did the rounds in the off-season, and why he asked Manuel Pellegrini to go out on loan to the Championship at the start of last season. Also, we explain to Lukasz Fabianski why he is so sought-after in Fantasy Football, Carlton Cole's thoughts on new record signing Sebastian Haller and why nobody enjoys sleep more than defender Issa Diop.
August 3, 2019
Steve Crossman goes behind the scenes at Leicester City in the second of our series of Premier League specials. Hear from manager Brendan Rodgers on trying to break into the top 6, what superhero character Leicester player of the season Ricardo Pereira would come to training as, Christian Fuchs' big esports plan and goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel speaks from the heart about late owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.
August 2, 2019
Emma Saunders is joined by former Spurs, Fulham and Manchester City midfielder Michael Brown, Liverpool Ladies manager Vicky Jepson and the chief football correspondent for The Telegraph Jason Burt. They discuss the world's most expensive defender as Manchester United agree a fee for Harry Maguire as well as previewing the Community Shield between Liverpool and Manchester City.
August 1, 2019
Steve Crossman brings you a preview to the start of the EFL season as the Championship, League One and League Two kick off this weekend. Guests include football league reporter Mark Clemmit, Gary Rowett, former Derby, Birmingham and Stoke manager and ex-Tottenham, Birmingham and Fulham defender Stephen Kelly. There's an in-depth interview with Middlesbrough's new head coach Jonathan Woodgate. Plus the panel discuss whether Bielsa's men can get promotion at the second time of trying and who has been the star signing of pre-season.
August 1, 2019
In the first of our Premier League specials, Steve Crossman goes behind the scenes at Aston Villa ahead of the new season. Learn how Jack Grealish's Mum was more worried than he was when he was attacked by a Birmingham fan, why Tyrone Mings knew he'd 'made it' when he upgraded his Citroën Saxo to a Vauxhall Corsa, why manager Dean Smith 'had to' sign over 10 players this summer and how we've all been pronouncing Conor Hourihane's name incorrectly. If that isn't enough we also catch up with club captain James Chester and new signings Jota and Matt Targett. Joining Steve throughout the pod is Villa legend Dion Dublin.
July 30, 2019
Steve Crossman is joined by Melissa Reddy, Simon Stone and David Ornstein to discuss the latest transfer news. They talk about whether Juventus forward Paulo Dybala wants to make the move into the Premier League with Manchester United and if Nicholas Pepe is the right signing for Arsenal. And, the panel discuss if Harry Maguire is really worth his £90 million price tag as well as reacting to the news that USA women's head coach Jill Ellis will step down in October.
July 29, 2019
Should Gareth Bale go out on loan? What next for Romelu Lukaku? What would a potential transfer of Wilfried Zaha mean for Richarlison at Everton? Steve Crossman is joined on the Monday Night Club by ex-Everton midfielder Leon Osman, former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock and ex-England and Premier League goalkeeper Rob Green – who tell us about the lessons he learned at Chelsea.
July 24, 2019
Emma Saunders is joined by former West Ham and Arsenal defender Matt Upson, former Premier League manager Owen Coyle and journalist Jack Pitt-Brooke. They discuss whether Danny Rose will be leaving Tottenham, ask if Laurent Koscielny has a future at Arsenal and is Leroy Sané heading to Bayern Munich.
July 23, 2019
Emma Saunders is joined by former Liverpool player Stephen Warnock, former Newcastle, West Ham and Bolton captain Kevin Nolan and Ben Haines from 90 minute football to discuss who in the current Manchester United squad, if anyone, is the right person to be appointed as their next club captain. Plus, after Jurgen Klopp spoke out about the fixture schedule and his fears that it could take its toll on his players they discuss if it really is too much and how to cope with the sheer number of games. And we ask Kevin about what could lie ahead for his old team mate Andy Carroll.
July 22, 2019
Steve Crossman is joined by former England international Paul Ince, ex-Scotland midfielder Don Hutchison and the Independent's Miguel Delaney to assess where Gareth Bale's future lies. The Welshman looks to be heading out of Real Madrid, after Zinedine Zidane said it would be "best for everyone" if Bale found a new club. Paul gives an insight into moving to clubs abroad, following Kieran Trippier's transfer to Atletico Madrid. And after Leigh Griffiths urged fellow players to be more open about their mental health issues, the panel discuss the level of support now available to players.
July 16, 2019
Steve Crossman is joined by former West Ham and Newcastle midfielder Kevin Nolan, former Everton midfielder Leon Osman, and the chief football writer for the Independent Miguel Delaney to discuss the latest football transfer news. The panel talk about Sheffield United signing the former Manchester United academy player Ravel Morrison as well as Kieran Trippier's potential move away from Tottenham. They also discuss if Steve Bruce is the right fit for the Newcastle manager's job and the panel have their say on whether Arsenal's club captain Laurent Koscielny has made the right decision to not go on the club's pre-season tour.
June 26, 2019
It’s a football sandwich in this edition, Steve Crossman with the latest transfer news and Caroline Barker from the Women’s World Cup. Steve is joined by BBC Sports News correspondent David Ornstein to look at a possible second summer signing for Manchester United as they agree a price for Crystal Palace defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka. The pair then discusses any other possible comings and goings in the Premier League. Who should we be watching out for? Then we are live in France with Caroline Barker, Chelsea coach Emma Hayes and former England goalkeeper Rachel Brown-Finnis to preview the Women’s World Cup quarter finals. Can England overcome Norway? Hear from England boss Phil Neville, who has labelled Norway as the ‘surprise’ package of the tournament. Plus commentator Alistair Bruce-Ball pops up with special interview with Pierluigi Collina as we talk VAR.
June 3, 2019
Emma Saunders is joined by former England forward Rachel Yankey, former England goalkeeper Rachel Finnis-Brown and BBC World Cup commentator Vicki Sparks to bring you a guide on the teams and players to look out for in the Women's World Cup 2019. As England and Scotland prepare to face each other in their opening Group D game on Sunday 9th June, the panel discuss how far both home nations can go into the tournament. They also give in-depth analysis on the France, USA, Netherlands and Germany squads, who are all contenders to win the World Cup.
May 29, 2019
Chelsea beat Arsenal 4-1 to win the Europa League and in the process stop Arsenal qualifying for next season’s Champions League. Lee Dixon, Andy Townsend, Pat Nevin and Alan Pardew pore over what this means for the future of this Chelsea squad with Eden Hazard admitting after that he's off. But what does the future hold for manager Maurizio Sarri? And with three consecutive seasons of failing to qualify for the Champions League, is this the new normal for Arsenal fans?
May 23, 2019
Emma Saunders presents a special show as we meet The Lionesses ahead of the Women's World Cup, which gets underway next month. Former England players Rachel Brown-Finnis and Rachel Yankey and commentator Vicki Sparks join the panel - as we get to know the likes of Steph Houghton, Nikita Parris and Jill Scott as they prepare to jet off for France ahead of the tournament which starts on 7 June. And we get the gossip on what happened when the team went camping with the SAS and who sang Take That songs around the camp fire.
May 15, 2019
Mark Chapman is joined by NY Times chief soccer correspondent Rory Smith, journalist and broadcaster Musa Okwonga, England youtube channel host Craig Mitch and Clive Ellington who discovered Sterling as an eight-year-old. They consider if the England and Manchester City forward is one of the most influential sports stars of this generation.
April 25, 2019
From Valencia to Istanbul and Inter to Tyneside - Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez tells Guillem Balague about the key matches from his managerial career
April 14, 2019
Thanks to Chinese whispers we know who Sir Alex Ferguson is tipping for Premier League title. Would Liverpool getting 97 points and still coming second to Manchester City be a "disaster" for the club? And which team of the two will contain the winner of the Golden Boot? Jonathan Overend, Michael Brown, Jon Walters and David Thompson look at the bottom of the league as well - and ask if Cardiff's strong sense of identity will be what saves them this season.
April 12, 2019
Chris Smalling talks about growing up in a one-parent family and how even though they couldn’t afford his bus fare to go to football training sessions, he still managed to make it from non-league Maidstone to Manchester United. He tells Guillem Balague about the importance of tackling racism in football and the crucial role Raheem Sterling has had. Smalling talks about that elbow on Lionel Messi in Manchester United’s Champions League Quarter Final first leg and whether they can turnaround a 1-0 deficit against Barcelona. And he reveals who has the worst taste in music in United’s changing room. It’s Chris Smalling as you’ve never heard him before.
March 26, 2019
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata discusses the freedom his football career has given him, his struggles with his guitar and his heroes in an in-depth exclusive interview.
February 28, 2019
A special podcast examining the Marcelo Bielsa revolution at Leeds United. 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 transformed 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.
February 21, 2019
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk opens up on his love of Disneyland and Game of Thrones, honing his skills on Cruyff courts and how he switches off from football in an exclusive and wide-ranging interview.
November 22, 2018
Zlatan Ibrahimovic tells Steve Crossman about Paul Pogba, Man Utd, fatherhood, dodgy showers and life on Planet Zlatan in a wide-ranging interview.
October 25, 2018
Pep Guardiola as you have never heard him before. The Manchester City boss selects several of his favourite songs that reference key moments in his life, as he takes us on a journey from his humble beginnings to the very top of the football world. Speaking to Guillem Balague he talks at length about his upbringing, family life, Barcelona, New York, politics and his special relationship with the people of Manchester. Guardiola also opens up about the night his wife and two daughters were caught up in the Manchester Arena Attack.
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