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




A changing of the guard as Rooney bids farewell

Wayne Rooney plays his final game for England as they beat the United States 3-0 at Wembley. Our correspondent John Murray chats to the man himself on his goodbye and what else is still to come.. We also hear from goalscorer Callum Wilson, Jadon Sancho and Trent Alexander-Arnold. Kelly Cates, Ian Dennis and Chris Waddle reflect on a new era for England.


The return of ‘dilly ding dilly dong’ and are England turning into the All Blacks?

Did Slaviša Jokanović deserve more than twelve Premier League games in charge of Fulham? Steve Crossman is joined by former England captain Paul Ince, Hibernian manager Neil Lennon and Rory Smith from the New York Times. They discuss whether the Serbian manager has been victim of his previous success and what can Claudio Ranieri bring to the job. We also hear from England manager Gareth Southgate, Fabian Delph and Callum Wilson ahead of England vs USA. The debate around Wayne Rooney's...


Wayne Rooney has his say and Joe Cole calls it a day

Wayne Rooney responds to criticism around his farewell match and Joe Cole retires. Steve Crossman is joined by former England midfielder Leon Osman, BBC football correspondent John Murray and Jonathan Northcroft from the Sunday Times to preview England's friendly with the USA, speaking to Harry Winks in the process. Plus there's an exclusive interview with Jadon Sancho, who tells David Ornstein about how he's adapting to life in Germany.


MNC: Showboating, Parklife and a Manchester mismatch

Chris Sutton claims Jose Mourinho has behaved "like a big baby" following Manchester United's derby defeat. Ian Wright and Don Hutchison stick up for Raheem Sterling showboating. They also discuss the brilliant mash-up of Charlie Austin's post-match interview, the intense battle at the bottom of Premier League and we find out how much it would cost to get Wrighty on I'm a Celebrity.


City v United – a widening gulf in class

Jonathan Overend, Matty Etherington, Michael Brown and Jonathan Greening review the weekend’s action – explaining how the Manchester derby showed the widening gulf in class between City and United.


The Big Weekend Preview Pod

Jermaine Jenas and Matthew Upson are joined by ex-Manchester United striker Andrew Cole, and former Manchester City forward Shaun Goater to preview this weekend's Premier League action, including the crucial Manchester derby. Kieron Dyer is also on the pod, discussing Danny Welbeck's injury, and if Alvaro Morata is finally finding his feet in the Premier League. And the panel ask if Slavisa Jokanovic's tenure at Fulham would survive a heavy defeat at Liverpool.


Thierry Henry’s Monaco nightmare

Guillem Balague, Steve Crossman and Julien Laurens on Thierry Henry’s Monaco nightmare, a sensational start for Santiago Solari and the possibility of a European Super League.


3 points that Mata for United, but the Sterling is falling in the City

For the first time since that famous win in '99, Manchester United came from behind in the Champions League to score two goals in the last 5 minutes and beat Juventus. This after a wonder goal, and a less wonderful celebration for Cristiano Ronaldo. The Sterling fell at Manchester City but their non-penalty wouldn't have changed the result - 6-0 winners against Shakhtar Donetsk. And what does it mean to "do doggies" on the pitch? Darren Fletcher and Dion Dublin reveal all to Mark Chapman.


Kane rescues Spurs & Liverpool lack mojo

Tottenham leave it late and keep their Champion Leagues hopes alive with a 2-1 win over PSV Eindhoven. Kelly Cates is alongside former England defender Lee Dixon at Wembley for all the reaction including the thoughts of Mauricio Pochettino and Mark van Bommel, who wasn't impressed with the pitch. You'll also hear from Jurgen Klopp as Liverpool suffer a shock 2-0 defeat away to Red Star Belgrade. Plus we head to Turin as Jose Mourinho and Paul Pogba preview Manchester United's game against...


Rooney’s recall and have Fulham lost their way?

Is there anything wrong with the one-off return of Wayne Rooney to England? Ian Wright and Chris Sutton disagree on the FA decision to give the England all-time record goalscorer the opportunity to play against the United States at Wembley on 15 November. Mark Chapman and the team also discuss the consequences of another defeat for Fulham, whether the Premier League is less competitive than ever and preview Liverpool Champions League game against Red Star Belgrade.


City slickers and victory for Vichai

Jonathan Overend is joined by Leon Osman, Karl Henry and Francis Benali to look back on the weekend's Premier League action, asking if there's still room for improvement at Manchester City following their hammering of Southampton. The team assess the improvement at Arsenal, and whether Jose Mourinho should be receiving more credit at Manchester United. And the panel discuss whether Wayne Rooney's one-off return for England is just too sentimental.


The Big Weekend Preview Pod

Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas discuss whether Unai Emery needs to make some tactical changes for Arsenal to continue their positive run against Liverpool. Fletch and JJ are joined by former Liverpool and West Ham midfielder Don Hutchison and former Tottenham and Egypt striker Mido As Dele Alli and Raheem Sterling have agreed new contracts this week, JJ's breaks it down from a players' point of view. How is Eddie Howe getting Bournemouth playing their best football since they got...


Sacking and speculation – the mess at Real Madrid

Steve Crossman, Rafa Honigstein and Mina Rzouki are joined by Spanish football writer Sid Lowe and former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon to discuss the mess at Los Blancos. Who is to blame for the sacking of Julen Lopetegui? Who will be the next manager? And is managing Real Madrid quite simply an impossible job?


A somewhat Sarri return for Lampard

There were wins for Chelsea, Tottenham, Arsenal and Middlesbrough in the fourth round of the EFL Cup where there were own goals and red cards aplenty. Steve Crossman is joined by Andy Townsend, Don Hutchison and Alistair Bruce-Ball and they give their expert analysis on Chelsea’s victory against Frank Lampard's Derby and West Ham’s loss at home to Tottenham. They also get the latest from the Scottish Premiership where Hibs manager Neil Lennon was struck by an object from the crowd. Also the...


Reinvention, rejuvenation and the return of Super Frank.

Ross Barkley has broken back into the England squad reinventing himself at Stamford Bridge, whilst Wayne Rooney discusses moving to the USA – both are on today’s Football Daily podcast with Kelly Cates, whilst Derby manager Frank Lampard talks about taking on Chelsea in the League Cup.


Mahrez scores on an emotional day

Mark Chapman is joined by Chris Sutton, John Murray and Jonathan Northcroft as they discuss Manchester City’s 1-0 win against Tottenham at Wembley. The team get a full time reaction from Pep Guardiola and Mauricio Pochettino as well as Riyad Mahrez who scored the only goal and dedicated it to his former club Leicester City and to owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who was killed in a helicopter crash at the King Power Stadium on Saturday. On the pod Gary Lineker also pays tribute. Mark Chapman...


Leicester City’s darkest weekend

Jonathan Overend is joined by former Leicester assistant manager Michael Appleton to discuss the impact their popular owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha has had on the club. It follows Saturday’s tragic events which saw the businessman’s helicopter crash and explode outside the King Power stadium after their game with West Ham.


The Big Weekend Preview Pod

Is Hugo Lloris world class? Are Manchester City even better than last season? Stephen Warnock is alongside Jermaine Jenas and Darren Fletcher to preview the weekend's football. They discuss Manchester City's trip to Tottenham on Monday, in-form Arsenal and a Premier League legend announcing his retirement. Plus, Newcastle striker Shola Ameobi joins the pod to analyse where it's going wrong for his old club.


El Clásico – Lopetegui’s last stand?

This week Guillem Balague is joined by Steve Crossman, Raphael Honigstein and James Horncastle. The team build up to the most famous fixture in the world, El Clasico. They discuss the biggest Champions League stories of the week, debate whether Juventus and Borussia Dortmund are the best in Europe, and speculate if Julen Lopetegui’s days are numbered at Real Madrid and who is now being linked to the job. The guys are also joined by special guest, sport psychologist Bill Beswick and try and...


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...