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Straight Outta Cobham - A show about Chelsea

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The Athletic's Chelsea experts - Simon Johnson, Liam Twomey and Dom Fifield - are alongside host Matt Davies-Adams to bring you behind the scenes at Stamford Bridge. Expect unrivalled insight, honest opinion and stimulating debate.

The Athletic's Chelsea experts - Simon Johnson, Liam Twomey and Dom Fifield - are alongside host Matt Davies-Adams to bring you behind the scenes at Stamford Bridge. Expect unrivalled insight, honest opinion and stimulating debate.

Location:

United States

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The Athletic

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The Athletic's Chelsea experts - Simon Johnson, Liam Twomey and Dom Fifield - are alongside host Matt Davies-Adams to bring you behind the scenes at Stamford Bridge. Expect unrivalled insight, honest opinion and stimulating debate.

Language:

English


Episodes

Pat Nevin - The Accidental Footballer

6/7/2021
What's that? You're still basking in the glory of Chelsea's Champions League triumph and want a bonus Straight Outta Cobham with Blues legend Pat Nevin? Oh, go on then... Pat joins Matt Davies-Adams to reflect on his remarkable career on and off the pitch following the release of his autobiography - The Accidental Footballer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:56:30

Chelsea Champions!

5/31/2021
So...how does two-time winners of the Champions League sound?! With the celebrations ongoing after the Blues reigned supreme in Porto, Matt Davies-Adams has got The Athletic's Chelsea experts Liam Twomey, Dom Fifield and Simon Johnson alongside him for the ride as we toast to their dominant and deserved victory over Manchester City. There's full analysis of the final, a toast to the superhuman that is N'golo Kante - and a closer look at how Thomas Tuchel has taken this team from mid-table...

Duration:00:40:21

Champions League final anyone?

5/27/2021
Apparently there's a big match happening in Porto on Saturday night? Matt Davies-Adams has got The Athletic's Chelsea experts Dom Fifield, Simon Johnson and Liam Twomey alongside him for a comprehensive build-up to Chelsea v Manchester City in the Champions League final. We get the view from Manchester with the help of 'Why Always Us?' host David Mooney - and of course answer your questions ahead of the showpiece final in Portugal. On the agenda - Injury updates? Team selection? Penalty...

Duration:00:44:15

Baled out

5/24/2021
As the dust settles on the end of the Premier League season - and with Chelsea somehow qualifying for the Champions League by the skin of their teeth - our Blues experts Liam Twomey, Dom Fifield and Simon Johnson are alongside Matt Davies-Adams to pick the bones from a crazy final day. We analyse the 2-1 defeat at Aston Villa, ponder team selection ahead of the small matter of the Champions League final, wonder if there's any chance Harry Kane will show up at Stamford Bridge next year - and...

Duration:00:36:41

Do us a solid JT

5/20/2021
The final day of the Premier League season is upon us - and our Chelsea experts Simon Johnson, Liam Twomey and Dom Fifield have assembled alongside Matt Davies-Adams to bring you all the build up to Sunday's game at Villa Park. There's full reaction to Tuesday night's pivotal 2-1 win over Leicester which put the Blues in the driving seat for a top four spot - then we get the inside line on Aston Villa with The Athletic's Gregg Evans. Your questions answered, a word on the John Terry effect...

Duration:00:52:05

When it rains it pours

5/17/2021
Matt Davies-Adams is joined by Simon Johnson and Liam Twomey to talk all things Chelsea after a weekend to forget for the men's and women's teams. As the dust settles on two cup final defeats, we dissect where it all went wrong at Wembley for Thomas Tuchel's side against Leicester. After a chastening night in Gothenburg for Emma Hayes' side - Women's Football Correspondent Katie Whyatt helps us dissect the 4-0 defeat at the hands of a ruthless Barcelona. Attention then turns to Tuesday night...

Duration:00:39:06

Finals Weekend

5/13/2021
A weekend with not one but TWO major finals calls for a bumper podcast... Matt Davies-Adams is joined by The Athletic's Chelsea experts Simon Johnson, Dom Fifield and Liam Twomey to pick the bones from the unexpected 1-0 defeat by Arsenal at Stamford Bridge. Then all eyes turn to Wembley and Gothenburg, where the men's and women's teams go in pursuit of the FA Cup and Champions League. We've got all the build up to both ties - with a trip down memory lane, thoughts on facing Leicester and a...

Duration:00:49:18

All aboard the Tuchel train

5/10/2021
Matt Davies-Adams is joined by Simon Johnson and Liam Twomey to talk all things Chelsea as the season reaches its climax. There's a look back at the deserved victory over Manchester City at the Etihad, a preview of Wednesday night's tie with Arsenal - and we celebrate Chelsea Women as they wrapped up the WSL title in emphatic style. Your questions answered, we analyse the Blues chances of securing that all-important top four spot, and salute Sam Kerr aka the good Timo Werner. Learn more...

Duration:00:37:14

One week, two Champions League finals!

5/6/2021
What does booking your spot in the Champions League final call for? A bonus episode! Matt Davies-Adams is joined by The Athletic's Chelsea experts Simon Johnson, Dom Fifield and Liam Twomey to reflect on a night to remember for Thomas Tuchel's side as the Blues triumphed over the (not so) mighty Real Madrid. We give our analysis of the thoroughly impressive 3-1 aggregate victory, answer your questions, feel sorry for Eden Hazard - and wonder what this means for Saturday's crucial Premier...

Duration:00:37:54

All roads lead to Gothenburg...and Istanbul?

5/3/2021
Matt Davies-Adams has got Liam Twomey, Simon Johnson and Dom Fifield alongside him as The Athletic's Chelsea experts take a closer look at a defining week for the men's and women's teams. Women’s Football Correspondent Katie Whyatt is with us to reflect on Emma Hayes' history makers - as the Blues book their place in the Champions League final after a thriller against Bayern Munich at Kingsmeadow. It's now over to Thomas Tuchel's side, with a full preview of Wednesday night's finely poised...

Duration:00:49:54

Hazardesque

4/28/2021
Matt Davies-Adams is joined as ever by The Athletic's Chelsea experts - Dom Fifield, Liam Twomey and Simon Johnson to give their verdict on a rainy night in Madrid. There's full analysis of the 1-1 draw with Real in the Champions League semi-final first leg, your questions answered - and Alvaro Romeo has the view from Spain ahead of next week's second leg showdown. In the Premier League, we look back at the crucial 1-0 victory over West Ham - and preview Saturday's latest London derby as the...

Duration:00:42:16

Straight Outta the Super League

4/21/2021
Matt Davies-Adams has got The Athletic's Chelsea experts - Simon Johnson, Dom Fifield and Liam Twomey alongside him to *try* and sum up a extraordinary 72 hours in football. We discuss the who, what, where, when, why and how of the short-lived Super League - and take a closer look at the Blues' involvement, plus what the longer lasting ramifications could be. Amid all the drama off the pitch there's also time to reflect on Tuesday night's sideshow - the goalless draw with Brighton - and look...

Duration:00:44:35

Absolutely pivotal

4/14/2021
Matt Davies-Adams has got The Athletic's Chelsea posse - Liam Twomey, Simon Johnson and Dom Fifield in tow to discuss progress to the Champions League semi-finals for Thomas Tuchel's side. Before the Blues worry about their next European showdown they've got the small matter of an FA Cup semi-final against a formidable Manchester City side to worry about. We preview the game - and quickly move on from *that* Kepa/ Sarri saga the last time these two met at Wembley back in 2019. As always,...

Duration:00:34:11

No Silva linings

4/5/2021
Matt Davies-Adams has got The Athletic's Chelsea experts Dom Fifield, Liam Twomey and Simon Johnson alongside him to dissect Saturday's horror showing against West Brom. It's off to the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán for the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final with Porto - as the Athletic's Jack Lang shines a spotlight on what the Blues should expect from their Portuguese opponents. Plus - there's time for a preview of the Dom Derby - or El Domico - as Thomas Tuchel's side face Crystal...

Duration:00:43:32

International flavour, back to Budapest - and bring on the Baggies

3/29/2021
Matt Davies-Adams has got The Athletic's Chelsea experts alongside him as Dom Fifield, Simon Johnson and Liam Twomey take a closer look at how some of the Blues have faired on their travels as the international break continues. Women’s football correspondent Katie Whyatt joins us to look ahead to Wednesday's crucial Champions League quarter-final second leg with Wolfsburg. Plus - there's time for a preview of what should be a routine win over all-but-relegated West Brom at Stamford Bridge on...

Duration:00:30:55

A quarter, a semi - and a Roman

3/22/2021
Matt Davies-Adams has got The Athletic's Chelsea aficionados alongside him as Liam Twomey, Dom Fifield and Simon Johnson reflect on success in the Champions League and FA Cup. Thomas Tuchel has *officially* made the best start of any Blues boss in the club's history thanks to those wins over Atlético Madrid and Sheffield United. We analyse those results, take a closer look at the performances of some key players - and reflect on a rare interview from owner Roman Abramovich. Learn more about...

Duration:00:40:08

Delicately poised

3/15/2021
Matt Davies-Adams has got The Athletic's Chelsea posse alongside him as Dom Fifield, Simon Johnson and Liam Twomey reflect on the stalemate and Elland Road. We preview Wednesday's crucial Champions League second leg against Atlético Madrid with the help of Alvaro Romeo - and look ahead to what *should* be a favourable draw as the Blues host beleaguered Sheffield United in the quarterfinals of the FA Cup. Plus, Katie Whyatt joins us to salute another extraordinary showing from Chelsea Women...

Duration:00:45:19

Reasons to celebrate

3/9/2021
Matt Davies-Adams has got The Athletic's three wise Chelsea men alongside him as Liam Twomey, Dom Fifield and Simon Johnson reflect on two big wins over Liverpool & Everton which put the Blues in the driving seat for a top four spot. Attention turns to Elland Road - and its dodgy pitch - for a preview of Saturday's clash with Leeds. Plus, your questions answered - including the rise of Andreas Christensen and whether there's trouble behind the scenes for Christian Pulisic. Learn more about...

Duration:00:41:24

Has anybody seen Kai Havertz?

3/1/2021
Matt Davies-Adams is joined by the full complement of Chelsea experts - Liam Twomey, Dom Fifield and Simon Johnson - to offer a (brief) analysis of the drab 0-0 draw with Manchester United. There's a chance to reflect on the midweek Champions League triumph thanks to *that* Olivier Giroud goal - the it's all eyes on Merseyside with consecutive Premier League crunch ties with Liverpool and Everton. Plus, your questions answered - including Tuchel's eye raising squad selection, tactical tweaks...

Duration:00:45:44

Is the honeymoon already over?

2/22/2021
Matt Davies-Adams has got The Athletic's Chelsea experts Simon Johnson & Dominic Fifield in tow to reflect on an underwhelming 1-1 draw with Southampton - and the fallout of the subbing of second half substitute Callum Hudson-Odoi after just 31 minutes. We take a closer look at the Champions League Round of 16 first leg tie against Atlético Madrid with the help of Alvaro Romeo - including what to expect from a certain Luis Suárez - then attention turns to Sunday's crunch Premier League tie...

Duration:00:44:21