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The latest sport with coverage and debate, featuring commentaries on the big games and sporting events




Winks’ winner saves Spurs and Chelsea are in a Sarri situation

Jonathan Overend is joined by former Tottenham midfielder Michael Brown, Derby defender Curtis Davies and former Crystal Palace player Clinton Morrison to analyse Spurs’ late 2-1 victory over Fulham in the Premier League. After Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri claimed his players are “extremely difficult to motivate” following their 2-0 defeat at Arsenal on Saturday, the panel debate whether publically criticising players is the best way to get a response from them. As well as predicting who...


The Big Weekend Preview Pod

Could Emma Hayes be the first female to coach in the men’s professional game in England? That’s just one of the questions put to the Chelsea Women boss by Jermaine Jenas and Darren Fletcher as they preview the weekend’s football. Former Premier League midfielder Steve Sidwell is also on hand as the discussion about Arsenal gets pretty heated - do Spurs need to spend big to cover Harry Kane, and is Paul Pogba the prime example of a millennial footballer?


Will Higuain be a good fit for Chelsea?

Guillem Balague, Steve Crossman, Mina Rzouki and Rafa Honigstein discuss Gonzalo Higuain’s future, explain why Bayern Munich want Callum Hudson-Odoi so much, hear from the half-Spaniard, half-Scot at Malaga and provide a very continental take on spygate.


I spy with Bielsa’s eye…Derby’s winning formula

Mark Chapman is joined by commentator Alistair Bruce-Ball and former Manchester City midfielder Michael Brown to reflect on Derby’s dramatic victory over Southampton by penalty shoot-out after it finished 2-2 in their FA Cup Third Round Replay. As the “Spy-gate” saga continues, BBC Radio Leeds’ Adam Pope gives us an insight into Leeds’ manager Marcelo Bielsa’s extraordinary press conference where he revealed in detail how much they know about their opponents ahead of a match. Hear what Derby...


Pain for Kane but late relief for Rafa

Kelly Cates is joined by Jonathan Walters, Jack Collison and Chris Waddle to discuss a blow for Tottenham as Harry Kane is ruled out with an ankle injury. They look back on a night of FA Cup replays when League One Shrewsbury shocked Stoke and Newcastle needed extra time to beat Blackburn. And they react to the news Petr Cech has announced he'll hang up his gloves, while Aaron Ramsey is set for a move to Italy.


MNC: Pep pressure, Wagner walks, unromantic O’Neill and casual Pellegrini

Mark Chapman and Ian Wright are joined by Chris Sutton and journalist Rory Smith to reflect on Manchester City’s 3-0 win over Wolves, discuss why David Wagner and Huddersfield Town have parted ways, and debate whether Martin O’Neill is a managerial dinosaur. Plus, West Ham’s most versatile player Michail Antonio also drops into the Monday Night Club to outline just how laid back Manuel Pellegrini is.


The Big Weekend Preview Pod

The Premier League returns this weekend, can Liverpool bounce back after two defeats? Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas are joined by Wolverhampton Wanderers' Conor Coady. He's also a Liverpool fan - and a former player - can he help them out on Monday by beating Manchester City? Derby County's Curtis Davies also joins the pod to discuss the big game of the weekend: Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United. How will Ole Gunnar Solkskjaer cope with his first real tactical test?


Diaz, Ramsey & Fabregas – good moves or bad?

Guillem Balague, Steve Crossman, James Horncastle and Julien Laurens discuss the latest moves as some big names head out of the Premier League, plus we reflect on a moment to savour for the rebuilt Santi Cazorla.


Man City on Cloud 9 and Chelsea’s transfer troubles

Mark Pougatch is joined by Dion Dublin, European football expert Guillem Balague and ex-Manchester City player Michael Brown to dissect Man City’s dominant 9-0 victory over League One side Burton Albion in the League Cup Semi-Final first leg. As if conceding nine wasn’t enough, we’ll hear from one of those unlucky Burton fans who missed the match because they were stuck on the M6 due to a police incident. With only 21 days to go until the January transfer window closes, the panel look at how...


Hazard warning but Spurs on top

Kelly Cates is joined by former Spurs midfielder Jermaine Jenas, Ian Dennis and The Squad’s Ben Haines at Wembley as they reflect on Tottenham’s narrow win over Chelsea in the Carabao Cup and explain why Eden Hazard is too good for Chelsea.


Another FA Cup upset and 4th-round reaction

Wolves knock out Liverpool in the final game of the FA Cup third round, plus Mark Pougatch is joined by Stephen Warnock and Chris Sutton for reaction to the fourth-round draw.


The title race is back on after City beat Liverpool

Mark Chapman is joined by Chris Waddle, John Murray, Michael Brown and Henry Winter at the Etihad after Manchester City’s 2-1 win ends Liverpool’s unbeaten start to the season, and cuts their lead to four points. We hear from Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp, Leroy Sane talks us through his winning goal, and John Stones talks us through his brilliant goalline clearance. Plus we ask whether City vs Liverpool will replicate the drama of Arsenal vs Manchester United 15 years ago at the top of the...


City vs Liverpool : Title decider?

Alan Shearer and Ian Dennis join Steve Crossman to look ahead to the biggest match of the season, as well as reviewing Manchester United’s 2-0 win at Newcastle. Shearer says that Solskjaer is finally making Marcus Rashford feel appreciated, whilst Solskjaer himself tells us that he’s loving life back at Manchester United. Sean Dyche and Chris Hughton join us, and Maurizio Sarri reveals that he only heard about Chelsea signing Christian Pulisic 24 hours ago.


Spurs bounce back and Leeds slip up

Steve Crossman is joined by Andy Reid and Mark Clemmit on New Year’s Day as Spurs go back to second in the Premier League. Danny Gabbidon is given a Bob Marley soundtrack, Leon Osman tells us that he’s seen Everton’s worst performance of the season, and record-breaking Billy Sharp gives his advice to young players starting out in football.


The Best of That Peter Crouch Podcast

Chris Stark and Tom Fordyce hijack the Football Daily to bring you highlights from the record breaking That Peter Crouch Podcast.


City back to second but Liverpool seven clear at New Year

The team review all the Premier League games from the final weekend of 2018. They dissect Liverpool’s team and discuss their chances of winning the title after ending the year with a seven point advantage over Manchester City. Even though there were victories for City, Liverpool and Chelsea the same could not be said for Tottenham who slip to third in the table. The guys also discuss Paul Pogba’s form as he puts on a stellar display for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s United. But while all the action...


Pep Music: The songs that made Guardiola

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...


Fire extinguishers & career chaos – a look back at 2018

Steve Crossman, Rafa Honigstein, Julien Laurens and James Horncastle look back at a memorable 2018 from a European football perspective, analysing everything from a brilliant World Cup to some disastrous career moves.


Liverpool top the tree, but it's a blue Christmas for Pep

It's a Boxing Day bonanza as Hugh Ferris is joined by Michael Brown, Danny Murphy, Pat Nevin and Matt Etherington to react to a big day in the Premier League. It's a second festive defeat in a row for Man City as they drop to third, while Liverpool go 6 points clear at the top ahead of Spurs. Plus Solskjaer wins for the first time in front of the home fans, but it's another disappointing defeat for Burnley.


Who are favourites for the Premier League title now?

How much has Crystal Palace’s shock win at Manchester City shaken things up at the top of the table? Our panel of Michael Brown, Karl Henry and Tom Collomosse are not sure if Ole Gunnar Solskjaer did anything tactically to improve Manchester United but there’s a lot of praise for Leicester, Leeds and Bournemouth’s David Brooks.