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United by their passion for football and an inability to take themselves seriously, Marcus Speller, Jules Breach, Kate Mason, Luke Moore, Vithushan Ehantharajah, Pete Donaldson, Andy Brassell and Jim Campbell are here every weekday to react to the game's big stories. From the sublime to the ridiculous, the bust-ups to the cock-ups, the Premier League to the Copa Libertadores, the Football Ramble is your definitive guide to the 2021/22 season. Whether you’re a casual fan or a diehard supporter, grab your headphones and join us for the ride. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

United by their passion for football and an inability to take themselves seriously, Marcus Speller, Jules Breach, Kate Mason, Luke Moore, Vithushan Ehantharajah, Pete Donaldson, Andy Brassell and Jim Campbell are here every weekday to react to the game's big stories. From the sublime to the ridiculous, the bust-ups to the cock-ups, the Premier League to the Copa Libertadores, the Football Ramble is your definitive guide to the 2021/22 season. Whether you’re a casual fan or a diehard supporter, grab your headphones and join us for the ride. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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London, United Kingdom

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United by their passion for football and an inability to take themselves seriously, Marcus Speller, Jules Breach, Kate Mason, Luke Moore, Vithushan Ehantharajah, Pete Donaldson, Andy Brassell and Jim Campbell are here every weekday to react to the game's big stories. From the sublime to the ridiculous, the bust-ups to the cock-ups, the Premier League to the Copa Libertadores, the Football Ramble is your definitive guide to the 2021/22 season. Whether you’re a casual fan or a diehard supporter, grab your headphones and join us for the ride. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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English


Episodes

It’s the penalty area, I’ve been asked to be here

5/24/2022
Kate, Luke and Pete are here with some deserved props for Sunderland after their promotion back to the Championship, while Grimsby Town set up a tie with Wrexham despite the efforts of international man of mystery, Ian Burchnall. Who is also football’s least recognisable man. Elsewhere, we get a trailer for season five of So You Think You Can Manage Manchester United and we unveil some of our Premier League predictions! Remember Xisco? Tweet us @FootballRamble and email us here:...

Duration:00:48:36

A BIG BLUE TURNAROUND!

5/23/2022
It’s blue ribbons and cowboy hats on today’s Ramble, as Man City claim another consecutive league title and Leeds stayed up by the skin of Wout Weghorst’s foot. Marcus, Luke and Jim are here to recap it all! Liverpool put up an excellent fight and were left a point short, while Arsenal put on an end-of-year picnic for a job (somewhat) well done. Oh, and Man United lost - paging Erik ten Hag… The Ramble will continue as normal for the next few weeks, as we get stuck into the Champions...

Duration:00:54:50

The Preview Show: Will they let this slip?

5/20/2022
The final weekend of the Premier League is here! Marcus, Jim and Andy are here with a tasty lowdown on today’s Preview Show, sponsored by Betway! Frank Lampard cemented his status in English football folklore after Everton’s dramatic escape last night, while Leeds survival hopes hang by a thread. At the top end, one man stands between Man City and another glorious title: Steven George Gerrard. Tweet us @FootballRamble and email us here: show@footballramble.com. ***Please take the time to...

Duration:00:55:17

After Gareth steps down… Pardew?

5/19/2022
Marcus, Luke and Pete recap a tough night for Rangers as their European adventure comes to a bitter end. STOP BRINGING PLAYERS ON FOR PENALTIES! We also turn our attentions to two former men of this sleazy parish, as José Mourinho fires up the Roma faithful and Alan Pardew joins us from his Sofia bungalow. Single bed, thankfully. Tweet us @FootballRamble and email us here: show@footballramble.com. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:48:27

Get me to the Redmond

5/18/2022
Marcus, Luke and Jim are here to look ahead to the climax of a cracking title race, as Liverpool’s charge was almost derailed by Pep’s sleeper agent, Nathan Redmond. We also bring you a Wagatha Christie update, as Wayne Rooney remains as clueless as us, while Nottingham Forest are one game away from history! Tweet us @FootballRamble and email us here: show@footballramble.com. ***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great...

Duration:00:46:40

Order of the Bruce Empire

5/17/2022
St James’ Park erupted last night and, inevitably, Arsenal were caught choking in the Geordie volcano’s noxious fumes. Bring out the lasagnes! Marcus, Pete and Jim look back on a disastrous night for the Gunners in their Champions League chase, while Huddersfield battled their way to Wembley. All of which was eclipsed, of course, by Matt Le Tissier, Rickie Lambert and Wayne Rooney’s search for the truth. Tweet us @FootballRamble and email us here: show@footballramble.com. ***Please take...

Duration:00:41:00

Left foot, right foot, hesitating

5/16/2022
As Liverpool two-step to another trophy in the Wembley sunshine, Ryan Gosling’s goals for West Ham put a spanner in City’s title works. Tense times as the season draws to a close! Jules, Vish and Andy are here to recap all that, guide Jesse Marsch to full riproarin’ cowboy mode, and celebrate more Christian Eriksen brilliance. Tweet us @FootballRamble and email us here: show@footballramble.com. ***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods....

Duration:00:51:08

The Preview Show: Does that make me a gammon?

5/13/2022
Marcus, Luke and Jim are here to pick through the good, the bad and the Rob Holding of last night’s North London Derby. Their two-horse race might be the league’s last interesting one, especially if the Seagulls nab Jesse Marsch’s chips on Sunday. We also look ahead to Carabao Cup II: And This Time It’s Personal - and it’s the start of the Championship play-offs! Plenty to get through on today's Preview Show, sponsored by Betway! Tweet us @FootballRamble and email us here:...

Duration:00:59:51

You don’t win friends with salad

5/12/2022
Kate, Andy and Vish are here to watch the jeopardy seep out from both ends of the league table, as Man City tighten their title grip and Leeds shoot themselves in each other’s feet yet again. Elsewhere, Watford remind Forest Green that sour grapes are indeed vegan and - drumroll - we look ahead to the North London Derby! All from the comfort of Kate’s lonely living room. Tweet us @FootballRamble and email us here: show@footballramble.com. ***Please take the time to rate and review us on...

Duration:00:45:42

Careful, them ghosts are real

5/11/2022
Careful, them ghosts are real Liverpool kept their title hopes alive, but Man City have already taken a huge step towards next season’s crown by picking up Area 51’s Erling Haaland in Vincent Kompany’s disused ambulance. Yikes. Jules, Andy and Pete round-up the action from Villa Park and plenty more big stories, as day one of Wagatha Christie brings some startling revelations and there are accusations that Marcelo got the boot at Lyon for farting too much. Plus, make sure you stick around...

Duration:00:41:18

Which manager could Pete batter?

5/10/2022
Alex Neil? Roy Hodgson? A backtracking Jurgen Klopp? Difficult to say, really - but we’re here to find out! Pete’s joined by Kate and Luke to wave Sunderland through to the League One play-off final and hear Mark Clattenburg’s footballing masterplan. Speaking of masterplans: we’ve got a Michael Owen NFT update! Tremendous, by the way. Tweet us @FootballRamble and email us here: show@footballramble.com. ***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get...

Duration:00:46:09

That’s a paddlin’

5/9/2022
Marcus, Vish and Jim are here to rightfully scold Tottenham after they dared to execute a succinct game plan against our brave Merseyside title chasers. Some mild scorn is reserved for Watford, whose grim season comes to an inevitable end. Elsewhere, Vish documents his stint in purgatory as Man United sink to a seemingly new low, while Peter Shilton reminds us all he’s indeed had the last laugh. Tweet us @FootballRamble and email us here: show@footballramble.com. ***Please take the time...

Duration:00:52:22

The Preview Show: My Giddy Ally McCoist

5/6/2022
Marcus, Vish and Jim have the keys to your weekend on another edition of the Preview Show, sponsored by Betway! We recap last night’s action, as David Moyes booted West Ham’s European hopes into space and the Rangers surge continues. We also look ahead to another weekend of relegation quicksand and that tasty two-way title tilt. Join us! Tweet us @FootballRamble and email us here: show@footballramble.com. ***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get...

Duration:00:54:05

That's what football do to ya

5/5/2022
Man City and Real Madrid settled into their familiar roles last night, as Don Carlo's men refused to lay down and Man City were victims of yet more spectacular circumstances. Marcus, Luke and Andy are here to revel in the morning after the night before! Elsewhere, Roy the Boy reminds everyone of the real quiz after being awarded a CBE and Maradona's famous shirt collects a chunky sum at auction. Penny for Terry Butcher's thoughts? Tweet us @FootballRamble and email us here:...

Duration:00:47:16

Cricket!

5/4/2022
Villarreal lit the touch paper in spectacular fashion last night, only for Liverpool to douse it just as decisively. Ah, Europe. Kate, Vish and Andy paint the quadruple bus ahead of the seemingly inevitable, before picking through the wreckage of a ruined relationship in Pep Talks. There’s also chat of a final four Champions League format and Carlo Ancelotti eyes up the Canada job! Tweet us @FootballRamble and email us here: show@footballramble.com. ***Please take the time to rate and...

Duration:00:41:27

Charlie Kane’s hot girl summer

5/3/2022
Kate, Luke and Pete check in with last night’s performance of Now That’s What I Call Man United, as Ronnie et al reminded us of times gone by. We also celebrate the return of Bury FC, marvel at more Mitro destruction and look ahead to more disgraceful nonsense from Villarreal. Tweet us @FootballRamble and email us here: show@footballramble.com. ***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it...

Duration:00:37:38

Le football avec le Rosbifs

5/2/2022
The secret to Everton's potentially spectacular survival? Jordan Pickford's massive bonce - you heard it here first. Jules, Jim and Pete catch up with another chaotic weekend as inevitable relegation claims Norwich and approaches Watford, despite Roy the Boy's rascal sunglasses. We also check in with King Carlo's title parade, find Pep under some palm trees and celebrate the greatest slide tackle ever seen. Tweet us @FootballRamble and email us here: show@footballramble.com. ***Please...

Duration:00:46:51

The Preview Show: Give it back to Ole, ffs

4/29/2022
Some midweek continental capers were rounded off with the Europa & Conference Leagues last night, with British sides struggling across the board. At least we saw the opening night of the John Mossy Moss Farewell Tour up at the King Power. Marcus, Andy and Jim also look ahead to the weekend's Barclays banter, as Eddie Howe's inspiring man-management might halt Liverpool's title tilt and Norwich could be relegated if Burnley's surge continues. All on today's Preview Show, sponsored by...

Duration:00:52:55

It’s alright, Des will sort it

4/28/2022
We've just about recovered from Villarreal's disgraceful showing to get in for another Euro Ramble round-up. Imagine coming to Anfield and trying to keep it tight! PATHETIC. Kate, Andy and Luke also look into Antonio Rudiger's confirmed departure from Chelsea, while Roy Keane casts admiring glances north of the border. There's also the small matter of the biggest game in West Ham's modern history and more Missouri brawls! Tweet us @FootballRamble and email us here:...

Duration:00:45:30

Drink Champions League, relax

4/27/2022
Man City’s clash with Real Madrid had it all: incredible goals, terrible defending, an outrageous panenka and multiple Pep meltdowns. Bring on next week! Marcus, Jim and Pete relive it all and wonder who will take the spoils in Madrid. Elsewhere last night, Nottingham Forest set up a tasty shootout with Bournemouth in the Championship and Paul Pogba's only gone and left the Manchester United WhatsApp group. Plus, something about Fizzer and Sven before Marcus loses his mind. Tweet us...

Duration:00:44:42