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




Ronnie’s Italian Job, La Liga’s American Dream and Parma’s beautiful shirt

The Euro Leagues is back! On the agenda: has Ronaldo revitalised Italian football?, the fall-out from Toni Kroos’ interview about Mesut Ozil, will other leagues copy La Liga’s decision to play games in the US and what’s so special about Parma’s shirt? Steve Crossman is joined by Julien Laurens, Mina Rzouki and Johanna Franden, plus an interview with Valencia midfielder Daniel Wass.


KDB, troublesome knees and Paulo Di Canio’s moonwalk

He was spotted on crutches at the launch of Manchester City’s behind the scenes TV series, but how long will Kevin de Bruyne be out of action for after damaging his knee in training? Mark Chapman is joined by Owen Coyle, Matthew Upson and Don Hutchison plus we hear from City’s star man.


A Greek tragedy for Celtic and penalties galore

Kelly Cates is joined by Mark Clemmit, Kevin Kilbane, Michael Appleton and Ian Dennis as Celtic are knocked out of the Champions League and there were goals and penalties a plenty during the opening round of the EFL Cup. Definitely a drama filled Football Daily podcast!


The Monday Night Club Returns!

Ian Wright, Chris Sutton and Andy Townsend are in for the first Monday Night Club of the new season. Which Premier League team is like fighting an octopus? Can Liverpool really win the title this season? Plus, a look at Joe Hart's start to life at Burnley and Paul Pogba's comments about Jose Mourinho.


Premier League is back - what did we make of it?

Nedum Onuoha, Matty Etherington and Michael Brown analyse the first weekend of the season including; how Manchester City had Arsenal on toast, when players should abandon their manager's instructions and how quickly things can go wrong in the dressing room.


Paul Pogba and Luke Shaw put on a show with a JJ cameo

Darren Fletcher reflects on the result of the opening Premier League game of the season as Manchester United beat Leicester by two goals to one with David Moyes, Dion Dublin and Conor McNamara joining the discussion. There’s even a cheeky cameo by Jermaine Jenas!


The Big Transfer Deadline Day Pod

After Chelsea got themselves a Kepa, which other players were born for their positions? We talk Fulham after they broke the £100 million barrier on transfer deadline day and analyse why it was all quiet on the deadline front for Tottenham and Manchester United. And was Marco Silva Everton's biggest signing? That’s the view of one of our pundits. But was it Michael Appleton, Stephen Warnock or Pat Nevin? There’s only one way to find out...


The Big Premier League Preview Pod

Vincent Kompany, Jack Wilshere and Alan Shearer join Dion Dublin and Steve Crossman for the return of the pod in the week the Premier League returns. We also find out what the Portuguese players get up to in Wolverhampton and why one manager might have to add a 'translator bonus' into a few of his players' contracts.


We’re back! With Frank Lampard and a big EFL preview

The Football Daily is back and so is the EFL and Frank Lampard - who is a special guest on this episode. You'll also hear from new Stoke manager Gary Rowett, Graham Potter compares Swansea to Sweden, there are some Marcelo Bielsa stories, Mark Clemmit makes it clear he's available to host your club's anniversary dinner and we try and cover as many clubs as possible with Stephen Warnock and Simon Grayson.


"The water carrier can get out the champagne"

As France win their second World Cup, Mark Chapman is joined inside a wet Luzhniki Stadium by Sir Trevor Brooking, Chris Waddle, Dion Dublin, and many more. Guy Mowbray is underwhelmed by his prize for winning the sweepstake, and reveals that Martin Keown doesn’t know how to spell the word ‘eel’. We all admire Vladimir Putin’s brolly, Adrian Chiles is unsure whether he’s had 7 pints of non-alcoholic beer or not, and then everyone packs up to go home. We hope you’ve enjoyed the World Cup...


England finish 4th but who will win it?

Steve Crossman presents this episode of the pod from the departure lounge at St Petersburg airport, following England's loss to Belgium. We send Croatian superfan Adrian Chiles to gauge the mood in their camp and Dion Dublin tells us why a lack of goals is 'not a concern' for a striker due to appear in the final on Sunday.


France: champions or chokers?

In our second World Cup Final preview, we examine whether Didier Deschamps can become only the third man to win the World Cup as a player and a manager. Mark Chapman is joined by journalists Julien Laurens, Guillem Balague and Sam Wallace as they discuss how many lungs N’Golo Kante has, how President Macron should celebrate when sitting with other dignitaries, and just what the future holds for Kylian Mbappe.


Bonus pod: Dublin interviews “Skipper” Southgate

In a bonus podcast, Gareth Southgate speaks to his former Aston Villa teammate Dion Dublin about how he’s managed to keep such team unity, why the England squad has been like a family to him, whether he’d let a player take a half-time team talk, and why he knows that sometimes players don’t listen to managers.


Getting inside the Croatian psyche

Modric, memes and seeking solace from chaos are amongst the talking points in our first World Cup final preview pod. Mark's joined by Adrian Chiles (who is half Croatian) Guillem Balague and Steve Crossman who discuss whether the Croatians have a inferiority complex and look at how a nation of just four million people consistently produce excellent footballers. Plus what's it like watching a football match with Eric Clapton?


They’re coming home (after a third place play-off)

The dream is over. Sir Trevor Brooking, Martin Keown, Chris Waddle, Dion Dublin and more take you through England’s extra-time defeat by Croatia. Gareth Southgate tells us that it’s proved playing for England can be a memorable experience for the side, Martin Keown says that he sees England being ‘a real threat now in world football’, before using the phrase ‘waxing the lyricals’, and Chris Waddle says that England need to find a Luka Modric.


The one where England are in a semi-final

Jurgen Klinsmann, Chris Waddle and Gary Lineker take us back to Turin in 1990 to tell us what it’s like playing in a World Cup semi-final. We learn Gazza’s nickname for Lineker and what he said after THAT booking. Kylian Mbappe sets another game in Russia alight and Cristiano Ronaldo needs to feel some love.


It’s Coming Home – The Story Behind ‘Three Lions’

If you haven’t heard… it’s coming home. Three Lions is being sung all across the country – the song was streamed over a million times on Spotify on Saturday. David Baddiel and Ian Broudie talk through the story of their Euro 96 anthem.


Living, working and being in Russia

Mark speaks to people who've been working and living in Russia for the past month to find out what they make of the country. There's tales of fat cats and Columbian huskies as well as an appreciation of the vastly different cities that have all hosted a World Cup match.


England’s semi-final and a statue of Slabhead

After England and Croatia reach the semi-finals, Mark Chapman and Kelly Cates bring you the best analysis and reaction from all over Russia. Alan Shearer says “it’s coming home”, Dion Dublin agrees with him and Martin Keown reveals his deep love for Harry ‘Slabhead’ Maguire. Oh and Jermaine Jenas and Chappers spend too much time investigating fancy dress. Was it a horse? Was it a llama? Or a dog? And Russian journalist Ekaterina Malovichko tells us her hopes for her country after the...


So long South America, and Klinsmann supports England??

After Brazil and Belgium played out a World Cup classic and France beat Uruguay thanks to contributions from both keepers, we bid farewell to the South American sides in the tournament. And as England prepare for their biggest game for nearly a decade – the quarter final against Sweden - former Germany manager and World Cup winner Jurgen Klinsmann reveals his love for Harry Kane and Gareth Southgate.