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Guess who's coming to dinner

Jimbo is flanked by James Horncastle, Julien Laurens and Duncan Alexander as they muse on the mixed Champions League openers for Liverpool, Spurs and City. Plus, West Ham on the up, and more reasons to love N’Golo Kante (and Glenn Murray) RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Liverpool 3-2 PSG (03m 00s) • PART 1b: City 1 - 2 Lyon (09m 30s) • PART 1c: Inter 2 - 1 Spurs - what’s gone wrong at Tottenham? (14m 30s) • PART 2a: “Killing skill in this country” (22m 00s) • PART 2b: Juve, Man U, Barcelona and...


Stressing the second syllable

Jimbo has Daniel Storey, Sasha Goryunov and Ian Irving for company as they talk Premier League, Champions League, Young Boys and old ladies RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Chelsea’s title challenge (01m 00s) • PART 1b: Tottenham 1 - 2 Liverpool; PSG head to Anfield and Spurs at San Siro (07m 00s) • PART 2: Hammer time! Everton 1 - 3 West Ham (17m 00s) • PART 3a: Man U head to the Vicarage before a meeting with Young Boys (25m 50s) • PART 3b: Ronaldo breaks his Juve duck and Douglas Costa goes...


Shouting at the clouds

Jimbo is partnered by Jack Lang, James Horncastle and Dr Tom Markham to wrap up the international break and look ahead to Liverpool v Spurs, Watford v Man U and the return of the Premier League. Plus, George Weah and son; Maradona’s latest gig; and the best songs about footballers committed to record RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: International round-up, with England, Spain, Scotland, Italy (01m 00s) • PART 1b: Irish troubles on and off the pitch - with Joe’s Dion Fanning from Joe (07m 30s) •...


Put the church in the centre of the village

Jimbo, Michael Cox, Daniel Storey and Tom Williams give a thumbs up to the start of the Nations League. Plus, John Terry heads to Moscow and a crash course in Comoros RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: All hail the Nations League (01m 00s) • PART 2a: England 1 - 2 Spain (06m 30s) • PART 2b: Switzerland up next for England - with Oliver Zesiger (15m 00s) • PART 3: Welsh highs and lows; Ireland out of time; and Scotland on the rocks (18m 50s) • PART 4a: France, Vegedream and more (26m 30s) • PART 4b:...


Scarcity rather than abundance

Jimbo, Julien Laurens, Alvaro Romeo and James Horncastle look ahead to the opening games in the the Nations League. Plus, Danish YouTubers, an MLS update and has (that) Ronaldo bitten off more than even he can chew? RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: The Nations League explained…sort of (01m 00s) • PART 2: England v Spain preview (05m 00s) • PART 3a: Denmark’s futsal team (11m 40s) • PART 3b: Germany v France preview (19m 00s) • PART 4a: MLS update with George Qureshi (24m 20s) • PART 4b: Your...


Who? Why? Where? Watford?

Jimbo, Michael Cox, Daniel Storey and David Preece discuss the Premier League's entertainers (accidental and otherwise), winning runs and goalkeeping blunders RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Watford 2 - 1 Spurs (02m 20s) • PART 1b: Chelsea and Liverpool still unbeaten - and Alisson Blunderland (09m 40s) • PART 2a: Champions League draw recap (21m 00s) • PART 2b: Europa League draw recap and a word on the Old Firm/Farm derbies (27m 20s) • PART 3a: Arsenal - the accidental entertainers (30m 40s) •...


A carefully constructed Machiavellian plan

Jimbo, Opta's Duncan Alexander, Tom Williams and James Horncastle talk big bouncy wins, respect, and rethinking possession stats. Plus, Fortnite, the Old Firm, and a farewell to Deuce RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Man U 0 - 3 Spurs, meltdowns and shifting sands (0m 40s) • PART 1b: Watford v Spurs preview (11m 20s) • PART 1c: Leicester v Liverpool and Chelsea v Bournemouth previews (15m 00s) • PART 2a: Ligue 1 and Serie A updates (21m 40s) • PART 2b: Old Firm derby preview - with Andrew Slaven...


The system is our enemy

Jimbo is joined by Michael Cox, Matt Davies-Adams and Harriet Drugde to discuss Watford’s flying start, Ozil’s cold, and crisps on the pitch. Plus, Liverpool hit top spot, more of the same from Arsenal, and a record-breaking weekend for the women’s game RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Wolves 1 - 1 Man City, going into the Matrix (2m 50s) • PART 1b: Liverpool 1 - 0 Brighton (08m 00s) • PART 2a: Fulham 4 - 2 Burnley and Watford’s 100% start (10m 00s) • PART 2b: Newcastle 1 - 2 Chelsea 2, rethinking...


No retreat, no surrender

Jimbo, David Preece, James Horncastle and Julien Laurens look ahead to everything in the Premier League this weekend. Plus, an apology to Crystal Palace, Thierry Henry heads to Bordeaux and Jean-Claude Van Damme’s big break RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: No Retreat, No Surrender 1986 (0m 40s) • PART 1b: City v Wolves preview (03m 30s) • PART 2a: Liverpool v Brighton preview (11m 40s) • PART 2b: Man U v Spurs preview - with added Woodward v Mou v Pogba; De Gea regression and Luke Shaw’s limits...


Buzz cuts, bitter brews and Bashkortostan

Jimbo has Michael Cox, Carl Anka and Sasha Goryunov for company to analyse United's collapse at Brighton. Plus, condiments and tales from the German Cup RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1: Brighton, buzzcuts and bandanas - Man U’s horror show (02m 00s) • PART 2a: City terrifying against the Terriers (11m 50s) • PART 2b: Chelsea 3 - 2 Arsenal (20m 30s) • PART 3a: The West Ham jambalaya (28m 40s) • PART 3b: Spurs 3 - 1 Fulham (33m 20s) • PART 4: European round-up - with added Bashkortostan and Kyrgyzstan...


Dismantling mythologies

Jimbo is joined by Rafa Honigstein, Jack Lang and Matt Davies-Adams to discuss Arsenal’s upcoming trip to Chelsea, possible signs of regression at Spurs, and what's in store in the Bundesliga this season RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: New surnames, Madonna and more (00m 40s) • PART 1b: Chelsea v Arsenal preview - ketchup, dice and blonde hair (03m 00s) • PART 1c: Spurs v Fulham and Palace v Liverpool previews (14m 10s) • PART 2a: Talking tactics (25m 00s) • PART 2b: KDB injured; Pog v Mou (27m...


The circle of life

Jimbo, Michael Cox, Daniel Storey and Tom Williams kick off the (tricky) second season of the Totally Football Show by chatting geese, goals, gloating and more RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Weekend highlights (00m 40s) • PART 1b: Arsenal 0 - 2 City - City pick up where they left off, major work for Emery (03m 40s) • PART 2a: Huddersfield 0 - 3 Chelsea - good signs for Sarri-ball (13m 30s) • PART 2b: Liverpool 4 - 0 West Ham - woof! (18m 10s) • PART 2c: United and Spurs off the mark - but sour...


It's good to be back

Jimbo, Daniel Storey, Julien Laurens, and Adam Bate are here to bring in the new Premier League season with this bumper preview show. They discuss whether anyone can topple Manchester City, whether the three new-boys will still be there in nine months time, and find out which former England player Jules has been holidaying with this summer. RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Welcome all (00m 50s) • PART 1b: City champions elect again, Sarri Chelsea, and Liverpool love in with Melissa Reddy (02m 00s)...


The ballad of Carlos Kaiser

Carlos Kaiser is a legend in Brazil, after he carved out a 20-year career at some of the country's top clubs despite never actually playing a match. Why did he live this life of deception - and how did he get away with it? Director Louis Myles and producers Tom Markham and Rob Fullam tell us all as they discuss their new documentary, **[Kaiser: The Greatest Footballer Never to Play Football](** • **Kaiser** is out in UK cinemas on Friday 27 July, with special...


La fin

Jimbo, Sasha Goryunov, James Horncastle, Tom Williams and Matt Davies celebrate France’s World Cup win, and give some final thoughts on an unbelievable Russia 2018 RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: France 4 - 2 Croatia (01m 20s) • PART 1b: Pogba and Mbappe run the show (07m 30s) • PART 1c: Some love for Modric (11m 40s) • PART 1d: Final final thoughts (16m 20s) • PART 2a: Belgium 2 - 0 England - and the curse off the third and fourth place playoff (20m 00s) • PART 2b: Russia’s World Cup legacy (26m...


Tools, moustaches and thermal exhaust ports

Jimbo, Daniel Storey, Michael Cox and Jack Lang look ahead to Sunday’s World Cup final between France and Croatia. Plus, our highlights from the past month of football, and more England contemplation RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1: Further reflections on England’s exit (02m 00s) • PART 2a: Croatia’s chances in the final - with Juraj Vrdoljak (07m 00s) • PART 2b: France the favourites - with Julien Laurens (12m 00s) • PART 3a: Highlights of Russia 2018 (20m 00s) • PART 3b: Football’s coming home:...


Wrest from a particularly pleasant dream

Jimbo wipes away the tears of Carl Anka, David Preece and James Horncastle to reflect on England’s semi-final defeat to Croatia RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: A time for reflection (01m 20s) • PART 1b: The story of the match (06m 10s) • PART 1c: Rory Smith’s reaction at the Luzhniki (16m 10s) • PART 2: Takeaways, lessons learned and hot takes (21m 00s) • PART 3: World Cup odds with Lee Price from Paddy Power (30m 40s) • PART 4: Exeunt omnes (31m 00s) LIVE NEWS: • [We’re headed to Manchester on...


Today's the day

Jimbo is joined by Michael Cox, James Horncastle and Tom Williams in the pod and Totally Football voices from around Russia to look ahead to the Big One: England v Croatia. Plus, Julien Laurens in St Petersburg tells us about France’s semi-final victory over Belgium RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: France do Belgium - with Julien Laurens (02m 00s) • PART 1b: Where did Belgium go wrong? (07m 30s) • PART 1c: How to beat France (12m 30s) • PART 2a: England v Croatia preview - with added montage (14m...


Liquid history

Jimbo has Michael Cox, James Horncastle and Sasha Goryunov in the studio and Rory Smith and Kelly Somers on the line from Russia to look back on England’s win over Sweden and Russia’s exit from the World Cup at the hands of the Three Lions’ semi-final opponents, Croatia. RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: It’s been a while… (01m 00s) • PART 1b: England sail into the semi-finals - with Kelly Somers (08m 00s) • PART 1c: In praise of the new England (10m 00s) • PART 2a: Croatia knock out Russia - with...


A wall of hair

Jimbo has Jack Lang, Duncan Alexander and Tom Williams for company to analyse Belgium’s victory over Brazil and France’s elimination of Uruguay. Plus, previews of Saturday’s quarter-finals: England v Sweden and Russia v Croatia. Woof! RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Belgium boss Brazil - and it was all a bit 7-1y (01m 40s) • PART 1b: A great day to be a Belgian - with Kristof Terreur (04m 00s) • PART 1c: France await as Brazil recriminate (09m 00s) • PART 2: France 2 - 0 Uruguay (18m 40s) • PART...