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




The Shaqiri show, Jorginho’s record passing and Mourinho’s motivation.

Peter Odemwingie, Michael Brown and Francis Benali join Jonathan Overend to look back on the weekend Liverpool became the only Premier League team to keep their 100% record, Jorginho breaks a record for most passes attempted in the Premier League, Lacazette and Aubameyang show that they can play together, and Pep Guardiola hails Phil Foden as ‘incredible’. Quite a few times.


The Big Weekend Preview Pod

After losing three consecutive games Tottenham Hotspur find themselves under pressure for the first time under Mauricio Pochettino - are cracks beginning to appear? Will Manchester City bounce back from their European defeat? And should there be cause for concern at Goodison Park under Marco Silva? Jermaine Jenas is joined by former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock and ex-Aston Villa captain Nigel Reo-Coker to preview the weekend's action in the Premier League. Also former Wolves keeper...


Hat-tricks, tears and very scary Zlatan

Guillem Balague, Steve Crossman, Mina Rzouki and Johanna Franden dissect a mixed week for Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar – and wonder what Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be like in retirement.


(Artificial) Turf, Tears and Toblerone

Wednesday’s Champions League games were filled with drama and incident, with Manchester United beating Young Boys, Manchester City going 2-1 down to Lyon and Ronaldo’s Champions League debut for Juventus ending with a red card! Mark Chapman discusses all this and more alongside Darren Fletcher and Andy Townsend.


Firmino's finish, Milner’s magnificence, and John Murray’s jimjams

Kelly Cates is joined by Stephen Warnock and Ian Dennis at Anfield after Liverpool’s dramatic late win over Paris Saint Germain in the Champions League. Andy Robertson tells the podcast why he thinks Daniel Sturridge ‘sums up the squad at the moment’, and we hear from an angry, sweary Mauricio Pochettino after Spurs’ 2-1 defeat to Inter Milan at the San Siro.


MNC: The Champions League is back but the cow's not going to answer

Mark Chapman is joined by Ian Wright, Chris Sutton and John Murray to preview Inter Milan against Spurs as Mauricio Pochettino has his Cantona moment talking cows and trains. Plus a look ahead to Liverpool against PSG, reaction to Brighton's draw with Southampton and Kante's curry at a fan's house.


Hazard, Hammers and hacking Zaha

This Football Daily episode is THE place to get all the news from every Premier League game from the weekend. There's expert analysis from Stephen Warnock, Leon Osman and Matthew Etherington. The team discuss if Hazard is one of the best players in Europe, is Zaha being targeted and are West Ham on the up?


The Big Weekend Preview Pod

Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas are joined by James Collins and Brede Hangeland to preview the weekend's Premier League action. Leaders Liverpool's trip to Tottenham tops the bill. Can West Ham get their first points of the season under Manuel Pellegrini when they travel to Everton? And should Rafa Benitez set up as defensively as recent weeks, when Arsenal visit St James' Park?


Euro Leagues: Slick Saul, cheating Kante and Sneijder’s big bus

Guillem Balague, Steve Crossman, Julien Laurens and Raphael Honigstein discuss what a new European club competition might look like, sensational Saul Niguez, Europe’s top young coaches and how they could trump Wesley Sneijder’s remarkable farewell.


The Troy Deeney Pod: £100 per minute fines and not having 15 beers

Troy Deeney joins the pod to talk being reinvigorated, realising he was cutting corners when it came to fitness and what's underpinning Watford's sensational start. Alex McLeish makes a brief appearance to ask him if he's got any Scottish heritage, plus Danny Mills and Neil Lennon on how to handle criticism and keep a dressing room in check.


Where is England’s Hazard and why they snubbed Ampadu?

Mark Chapman, Chris Sutton, Don Hutchison and Rory Smith discuss if the lack of creativity in midfield is England's biggest problem at the moment. We also hear reaction to Scotland's victory over Albania, as well as from England manager Gareth Southgate ahead of Tuesday's friendly against Switzerland. Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill joins the pod to tell how difficult it is to scout and pick young players. Also, Paul Tisdale, who was the manager at Exeter City and gave Ethan Ampadu...


England need to be ruthless, Wales lose and JT in Moscow?

Jonathan Overend reflects on England's loss to Spain with Terry Butcher, Michael Brown and Ian Dennis. Plus there's reaction to Wales' Nations League defeat in Denmark, Harry Maguire's new deal with Leicester, and the possibility of John Terry joining Spartak Moscow.


Hampden humbling for McLeish's men and Happy Birthday Pat!

It was a miserable night for Scotland as they went down 4-0 at home to Belgium - ruining Pat Nevin's birthday celebrations in the process. He joins Caroline Barker to assess that defeat, and explain why Wales' Ethan Ampadu can achieve anything he wants in the game. And John Murray is with the podcast as England prepare to make their Nations League bow.


Euro Leagues: Ronaldo's takeover, Poyet speaks and 5 Live’s new signing

Guillem Balague, Raphael Honigstein, Mina Rzouki and Steve Crossman discuss Ronaldo’s takeover of Valladolid, the sad story behind Fabio Quagliarella’s genius and speak to Gus Poyet about Bordeaux. Plus Albert Ferrer on Luis Enrique’s Spain and why Germany’s players are getting fed up with Leroy Sane.


The Andy Robertson Era & Shaw's Manc Redemption

Stephen Warnock on what it's like to be told you may never play football again, who can be England's Luka Modric, and Andy Robertson's journey from helping out at the Hampden Park ticket office to captaining his country.


Luke Shaw - ‘I nearly lost my leg’

We hear from England and Manchester United full-back Luke Shaw on how his ordeal with injuries almost changed his life forever. Steve Crossman is joined by former Everton midfielder Leon Osman, the chief football writer of the Daily Telegraph Sam Wallace as well as our very own Ian Dennis and John Murray who are both in the England’s camp at St George's Park for all the latest news from there including a new interview with Jordan Henderson. The panel discuss also why Wales might face a...


MNC: Hopeless Hammers, throw-in coaches and Deeney for England?

Wrighty tells Gareth Southgate not to be "age-ist or club-ist" and pick Troy Deeney and Glenn Murray for England, we ask if Manuel Pellegrini's start at West Ham as bad as Frank de Boer's at Palace last season, plus Ben Foster on being pleasantly surprised by the quality of his back 4 at Watford.


How important are set-pieces and confidence?

After Watford come from behind to beat Tottenham, we look at the importance of dead balls in the Premier League. Christian Benteke looks low on confidence so how damaging is that for a striker, compared to a left-back? And, Paul Scholes comes out of retirement for his son's Sunday league side, but should he have been sent off?


Bonus Pod: Man City and the deal that changed football

On the 10th anniversary of Sheikh Mansour’s £200m takeover of Manchester City, Mark Chapman catches up with some of those who were involved in that deal, and the men who shape the club today.


The Big Weekend Preview Pod

Joining Jermaine Jenas and Darren Fletcher this week are Burnley defender Phil Bardsley and former Wolves and Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert. They discuss how you deal with problem players, dressing room bust-ups and Jose Mourinho claiming he will be "one of the greatest managers in the world" even if he doesn't win the title with Man Utd. Plus, there's a look ahead to the first Old Firm derby of the season.