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A weekly podcast from The Independent's football team covering the Premier League, the Champions League and everything else fans need to know. A rotating panel of guests including players, agents and coaches will join Sports Editor and host Ed Malyon, as well as others from the Independent football team. Recording every Monday, The Indy Football Podcast will bring you all the analysis and in-depth previews you need for the week ahead.

A weekly podcast from The Independent's football team covering the Premier League, the Champions League and everything else fans need to know. A rotating panel of guests including players, agents and coaches will join Sports Editor and host Ed Malyon, as well as others from the Independent football team. Recording every Monday, The Indy Football Podcast will bring you all the analysis and in-depth previews you need for the week ahead.
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A weekly podcast from The Independent's football team covering the Premier League, the Champions League and everything else fans need to know. A rotating panel of guests including players, agents and coaches will join Sports Editor and host Ed Malyon, as well as others from the Independent football team. Recording every Monday, The Indy Football Podcast will bring you all the analysis and in-depth previews you need for the week ahead.

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English


Episodes

Champions League QFs review: Spurs and Ajax through! Man United beaten, Man City heartbreak

4/18/2019
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Ed Malyon is joined by Jack Pitt-Brooke and Jack Rathborn to dissect a thrilling week of Champions League quarter-finals in which Man United and Man City both fell by the wayside while Liverpool, Tottenham, Ajax and Barcelona progressed. But that barely scratches the surface of the controversy and confusion that took over our week.

Duration:00:43:15

Champions League review: Liverpool win, Man United don't, Spurs edge past City

4/11/2019
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Ed Malyon, Jack Pitt-Brooke and Jonathan Liew record on Thursday this week (and next week, by the way) to recap the enormous Champions League ties going on. There's also some talk about literature, craft ale and also Chelsea's role in deciding the title race.

Duration:00:44:45

What even is bottling? Plus Liverpool vs Spurs, relegation chatter and much more

4/1/2019
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Ed Malyon, Jack Pitt-Brooke and Miguel Delaney are all back in the country and they discuss all sorts, including a quest to define what bottling is, Liverpool's new-found way of winning, Tottenham's sudden dip and a look at those teams going down and why this has become their fate.

Duration:00:44:29

Is it coming home in 2020?

3/20/2019
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International football is back, and the Premier League title race has been paused for England's Euro 2020 qualifiers against Czech Republic and Montenegro. Even with this, the most popular England team for a generation, how much do we all care? Jack Pitt-Brooke, Jonathan Liew and Lawrence Ostlere discuss. England could win two trophies in the next 15 months, with the Nations League finals in Porto this June then Euro 2020 at Wembley next year. We look back at England's evolution up to this...

Duration:00:47:50

Arsenal vs Man United, Jack Grealish, what to do about pitch invaders plus Champions League preview

3/11/2019
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Jack Pitt-Brooke is your host before Ed Malyon returns somewhat belatedly to the show. Miguel Delaney and Jonathan Liew are also in the studio to discuss this weekend's games but, mainly, this weekend's incidents which have somewhat taken over the news agenda

Duration:00:35:27

Spurs vs Arsenal, Liverpool's slip behind Man City, Champions League power rankings + Bale transfer talk

3/4/2019
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Ed Malyon, Miguel Delaney and Luke Brown are in London, while Jack Pitt-Brooke and Jonathan Liew are in Dortmund for this week's podcast. The guys look back on a big weekend in the title race, discuss the upcoming Champions League action and there's enough time for talk about Gareth Bale's situation in Madrid and also craft beer.

Duration:00:47:34

Man United vs Liverpool, Chelsea vs Man City, Kepa fallout, Puel + Champions League review

2/25/2019
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Ed Malyon is joined by the returning Jonathan Liew and Miguel Delaney to discuss the big games of the weekend including - but not limited to - Manchester United's bore draw with Liverpool and Man City winning the Carabao Cup. They discuss the Kepa-Sarri incident that marred the final moments, Claude Puel's dismissal by Leicester and review the midweek continental action.

Duration:00:38:10

Chelsea vs Man United, Saudi takeover, Champions League review + preview and loads more

2/18/2019
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Ed Malyon is joined by Miguel Delaney and Jack Pitt-Brooke, the latter of whom has just returned from interviewing Manuel Pellegrini. The guys start off on Pellegrini and West Ham before previewing Chelsea vs Manchester United, talking about last week's European games and previewing the upcoming Champions League ties as well as loads more nonsense besides.

Duration:00:43:58

Champions League preview, Jadon Sancho interview plus what now for Chelsea?

2/11/2019
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Ed Malyon, Jack Pitt-Brooke and Miguel Delaney are reunited - three men, two microphones, one podcast. The guys discuss Jack's trip to Dortmund to interview Jadon Sancho, the Premier League's stand-out result of the weekend and a big dose of Champions League preview

Duration:00:38:39

Transfer window talk - and why it's been so quiet - plus Arsenal vs Man United, FA Cup review and more

1/28/2019
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Ed Malyon, Miguel Delaney and Jack Pitt-Brooke reconvene to discuss the weekend's big games, starting with Man United's victory over Arsenal on Friday night. Then they move on to talk FA Cup in general, Spurs' exit and their skewed priorities as well as why the transfer window has so far been such a damp squib.

Duration:00:36:36

An in-depth look at Tottenham without Harry Kane, Arsenal vs Chelsea review, David Wagner and FA Cup preview

1/21/2019
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Ed Malyon is joined by the returning Jack Pitt-Brooke this week, as well as Luke Brown who took in Arsenal's win over Chelsea. The guys discuss Spurs' last-gasp win over Fulham, what it means for Pochettino's future and Tottenham's transfer policy. Plus, a ton of talk up and down the league and throwing things ahead to the FA Cup next weekend.

Duration:00:39:56

Manchester United beat Tottenham, a look at Solskjaer vs Pochettino and some book talk

1/14/2019
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Ed Malyon, Miguel Delaney and the Wall Street Journal's Joshua Robinson are in the studio to dissect the weekend's big game at Wembley, discuss what it means and take a deep dive into Joshua's new book, The Club. The guys also chat about spying and espionage in sport after Leeds and Derby were embroiled in a row

Duration:00:47:49

FA Cup review, Tottenham vs Man United preview and festive round-up episode

1/7/2019
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Ed Malyon is joined by Jonathan Liew, Jack Pitt-Brooke and Miguel Delaney to discuss... well, all of the football that'shappened since the last podcast. Does Mauricio Pochettino love himself? Should Ole Gunnar Solskjaer get the permanent United job? These questions and many more are answered on the return of the pod.

Duration:00:42:53

Champions League last 16 power rankings, Liverpool vs Man United review and loads more

12/17/2018
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Ed Malyon is in the chair, hosting some post-draw chitter-chatter with Miguel Delaney and Jack Pitt-Brooke. The guys rank the most intriguing ties of the Champions League last 16 and discuss each team's chances before moving onto the weekend's big talking points from Anfield.

Duration:00:46:56

Raheem Sterling, racism, Champions League preview and a little bit of Copa Libertadores review

12/11/2018
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Miguel Delaney and Jonathan Liew are in Barcelona to go deep on the racist incident that has dominated the weekend's headlines (but only because people have refused to listen for so long) as well as previewing the Champions League and reviewing the Libertadores final, which Miguel attended in Madrid.

Duration:00:33:20

North London derby review, 'I'm a Good Bloke' syndrome and Mark Hughes' sacking

12/3/2018
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Ed Malyon, Jonathan Liew and Jack Pitt-Brooke look back at Arsenal's defenestration of Tottenham, discuss Jurgen Klopp's antics after beating Everton and Mark Hughes' sacking amid a ton of other football chatter.

Duration:00:31:36

Tottenham chatter, Chesterfield, Antarctica and extended Copa Libertadores fall-out

11/26/2018
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Ed Malyon and Jonathan Liew break down a quiet weekend in London before Miguel Delaney, Jonathan Wilson, Joshua Robinson and Rory Smith discuss an altogether more curious couple of days live from Buenos Aires

Duration:00:59:46

Nations League Fever

11/19/2018
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Jack Pitt-Brooke is joined by Jonathan Liew and Luke Brown, as they look back at England's famous 2-1 win over Croatia on Sunday afternoon and ask whether this was the best England game to be held at the new Wembley Stadium over the last 11 years. Or was there a better game in another sport played there? Sunday afternoon felt like a vindication for the Nations League format, which will climax in Porto next June. Have UEFA been proved right by how competitive these games are? And what...

Duration:00:42:17

The Premier League season so far, Wayne Rooney’s return and the Copa Libertadores final

11/13/2018
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On today’s show Jack Pitt-Brooke stays in caretaker charge and he is joined by chief football writer Miguel Delaney and ESPN’s Liam Twomey. One third of the way into the Premier League season, they discuss the clearer distinctions of the Premier League table and whether Manchester City will start to pull away at the top. Is it unfair to judge Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool if they cannot catch them? Does he have to win the title to be a success there? And are Liverpool – like their rivals –...

Duration:00:41:27

Is Manchester City's dominance going to end up killing football?

11/5/2018
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On today’s Indy Football Podcast, stand-in host Jack Pit-Brooke is joined by chief football writer Miguel Delaney and chief sports writer Jonathan Liew. The trio discuss their different experiences of Arsenal 1-1 Liverpool on Saturday evening, and how writing about a football game changes your experience of it. Can you take bias out of football journalism? What about emotion? Then we move onto this season’s title race and whether we expect Manchester City to rack up another 100 points. Is...

Duration:00:32:54