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




James sits down Milan & Haaland at it again

Mark Chapman presents a review of Wednesday night’s football, including wins for Chelsea and Manchester City in the Champions League. He’s joined by Ian Dennis, Alistair Bruce-Ball, Matt Upson and ex-Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begović. Hear from Graham Potter and also from Ange Postecoglou after Celtic’s 3-1 defeat at RB Leipzig. Italian football journalist Vieri Capretta joins the pod to react to the other big stories in the Champions League. The team also dip into the Championship with Chris...

Trent’s drop of magic sinks Rangers

Kelly Cates presents a review of Tuesday night’s football, including Liverpool 2-0 Rangers in the Champions League. She’s joined by John Murray, Dion Dublin, Roddy Forsyth and ex-Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana. Hear from Jürgen Klopp, Giovanni van Bronckhorst, and also from Antonio Conte after Spurs’ goalless draw at Eintracht Frankfurt. Mike McCarthy swings by with the rest of Tuesday’s Champions League results, the panel look ahead to Wednesday’s ties involving Manchester City, Chelsea...


MNC: Stretch Armstrong, pulling up shoes & Trossard talks

Mark Chapman presents the Monday Night Club with ex-Premier League players Chris Sutton and Rob Green, and the New York Times’ chief soccer correspondent Rory Smith. The team look back on the Manchester derby and speak to Brighton’s Leandro Trossard, fresh from his hat-trick at Liverpool on Saturday. TOPICS: 1:10 – Haaland, 19:20 - Man Utd, 32:35 – Trossard live interview.


European Away Days: Rangers visit Liverpool

Juliette Ferrington looks ahead to Liverpool vs Rangers in the Champions League. She’s joined by our commentator John Murray, Scottish football reporter Roddy Forsyth and Liverpool Echo’s Ian Doyle. Also hear from Giovanni van Bronckhorst, Jürgen Klopp and Liverpool’s ‘Greek Scouser’ Kostas Tsimikas. INTERVIEWS: 2:10 – van Bronckhorst, 8:45 – Klopp, 11:15 – Tsimikas.


Man City hat-trick heroes humiliate United

Ben Haines presents a review of Sunday’s Premier League football, including the Manchester derby. The Telegraph’s Luke Edwards, West Brom coach Alex Bruce and Blackpool boss Michael Appleton are all on the panel to react to Man City 6-3 Man Utd and Leeds 0-0 Aston Villa. Hear from all the managers involved, and Fin Morris from the Talking Wolves podcast swings by to have his say on the sacking of Bruno Lage. TOPICS: 2:30 - Manchester derby, 8:10 – Pep Guardiola interview, 16:35 – Erik ten...


Sports Report: Arsenal top & Liverpool drop

Mark Chapman and 5 Live’s team of reporters bring you reaction to an action packed day of Premier League football. Arsenal have moved 4 points clear at the top of the table after they beat 10 men Tottenham 3-1, Liverpool conceded a 83rd minute equaliser against Brighton to drop even more points and Conor Gallagher broke Crystal Palace hearts after scoring the winner for Chelsea. We also hear from the likes of Aaron Ramsdale, Jurgen Klopp and Graham Potter – before rounding up the main...


The big derby weekend

Darren Fletcher is alongside former Premier League midfielders Michael Brown and Nigel Reo-Coker to preview this weekend's local derbies. In North London, both Tottenham and Arsenal have had a strong start to the season but who do our panel think will come out on top? Over to Manchester and will we see Casemiro in the starting line-up for Manchester United? They discuss how important he could be when coming up against Manchester City. And in the East Midlands, is this Brendan Rodgers' last...


Euro Leagues: Mourinho made me do it

John Bennett presents discussion on the latest football news from across Europe. He’s joined by European football journalists Guillem Balagué, Julien Laurens and Kristof Terreur. The panel discuss how some of the continent’s big international teams are looking with less than two months to go until the World Cup. Will Messi soon be back at Barcelona? Sport BILD’s Christian Falk joins the pod to assess Bayern Munich’s struggles. Not everything’s nice at Nice and could we soon be saying goodbye...


72+: Watford wield the axe (again) & the non-league Haaland

Aaron Paul is joined by Wycombe defender Joe Jacobson and Leyton Orient boss Richie Wellens for a dive into the EFL and beyond. Women Of Watford FC founder Kate Lewers has her say on yet another managerial change. The panel ask what next for Rob Edwards and assess the appointment of Mark Fotheringham at Huddersfield. Hear from Paul Warne for the first time since leaving Rotherham for Derby, Steven Schumacher joins the pod after leading Plymouth to the League One summit, Mansfield CEO David...


Steadfast Scotland secure Nations League promotion

Kelly Cates is joined by Alan Hutton, alongside Pat Nevin and Alistair Bruce-Ball in Kraków, as Scotland hold firm to earn a 0-0 draw against Ukraine and a crucial point to secure Nations League promotion. The panel react to a nervy, yet gritty performance in Poland and assess what Scotland’s promotion to the top tier will mean over the next few years. Guiding his side to success, manager Steve Clarke shares his pride after the game and offers his thoughts on the team’s progression. And...


Bellingham stars as England held in six-goal thriller

Mark Chapman has reaction to England 3-3 Germany in the Nations League at Wembley. Hear from Gareth Southgate, Luke Shaw and Harry Kane. And catch the thoughts of ex-internationals Andros Townsend and Chris Sutton, as well as commentator Ian Dennis. Jump to 27:25 for a preview of Ukraine vs Scotland with ex-international Pat Nevin, Scottish football reporter Roddy Forsyth and commentator Alistair Bruce-Ball. Also hear from Scotland boss Steve Clarke and striker Che Adams. INTERVIEWS: 10:15 –...


Southgate & Sterling up for Germany challenge

Juliette Ferrington previews England vs Germany in the Nations League – England’s final match before the World Cup. She’s joined by commentators John Murray and Ian Dennis, as well as The Mirror’s Andy Dunn. Also hear the pre-match thoughts of Gareth Southgate and Raheem Sterling, and a feature interview with Declan Rice. INTERVIEWS: 6:55 – Gareth Southgate, 12:40 – Raheem Sterling, 22:10 – Declan Rice.


Record crowds, derby days & Arsenal extend lead

On this episode of the Football Daily the focus is all on the Women’s Super League. Vicki Sparks is joined by former England international Anita Asante and editor of She Kicks magazine, Jen O’Neill as they reflect on a record breaking day at the Emirates, as Arsenal extend their lead at the top of the table after beating Tottenham 4-0 in front of a record WSL crowd. They hear from Arsenal boss, Jonas Eidevall and the WSL’s all-time leading scorer, Vivianne Miedema after she got two in the...


Nations League relegation for England as winless run continues

Emma Saunders is joined by former England centre back Matt Upson, Everton winger, Andros Townsend and football correspondent John Murray after England lost 1-0 away to Italy in the Nations League. This result means England have gone five games without a win, for the first time since 2014, so the panel discuss what went wrong at the San Siro and how do they improve ahead of their final game before the World Cup against Germany on Monday. They also hear from England manager, Gareth Southgate...


72+: The managerial merry-go-round

Aaron Paul is joined by Port Vale chair Carol Shanahan and Derby County captain Curtis Davies, on the day that Paul Warne is announced as Liam Rosenior’s successor in the Pride Park dugout. We get the inside take from Curtis and assess the qualities that Warne will bring as a head coach from a Rotherham fan. With so many managers coming and going across the EFL, Carol shares an owner’s perspective on what it takes to make that crunch decision at board level. And with all the change comes a...


Wales on the brink & Kane's OneLove armband

Join Emma Saunders for on-the-whistle reaction to Belgium 2-1 Wales in the Nations League and a look ahead to England’s trip to Italy. Hear from ex-Wales defenders James Collins and Neil Taylor and catch interviews with goalscorers Kieffer Moore and Kevin de Bruyne. Then, former England defender Matt Upson and our football correspondent John Murray join the pod from Milan to supply interviews with Gareth Southgate and Harry Kane. TOPICS: 0:30 – Wales reaction, 3:05 – Kevin de Bruyne...


Scotland go top & Grealish defends Southgate

Join Kelly Cates for on-the-whistle reaction to Scotland’s 3-0 win at home to Ukraine, which leaves the Scots top of Nations League Group B1. Hear from Scotland boss Steve Clarke, commentator Ian Dennis, ex-Scotland internationals James McFadden and Pat Nevin, and Scottish football reporter Roddy Forsyth. Get the latest from the England camp as Jack Grealish speaks to the media. And Gareth Bale, James Collins and commentator Alistair Bruce-Ball have their say ahead of Wales’ trip to Belgium....


Euro Leagues: The big Jordi Cruyff interview

Alistair Bruce-Ball is joined by Guillem Balague, Julian Laurens and James Horncastle as they hear from the new Barcelona sporting director Jordi Cruyff in an exclusive interview. They discuss what impact the club’s former player will have at Camp Nou, a busy summer window in Catalonia and how they can maintain their spending model. The team also focus on the racism directed towards Brazilian forward Vinicius Jr. during the Madrid derby and ask what more can be done to tackle the issue...


Super sub Son shines & Man City tame Wolves

Mark Chapman, Ian Dennis and Juliette Ferrington present interviews and reaction to Saturday’s Premier League games and a round-up of other results. Hear from Matt Upson, Micah Richards and all the top flight managers involved, including a content Conte and an increasingly under pressure Brendan Rodgers. Also catch a chat with Jack Grealish after he scored his first goal of the season. TOPICS: 0:15 – Spurs-Leicester, 3:35 – Conte, 9:10 – Rodgers, 12:45 – Wolves-Man City, 13:55 – Guardiola,...


Toney time, Ben White & cake controversy

Steve Crossman presents the Friday Football Social, looking ahead to the weekend’s Premier League matches. He’s joined by ex-Crystal Palace striker Clinton Morrison and Leeds midfielder Adam Forshaw to react to Ivan Toney’s England call-up. Hear from Brentford boss Thomas Frank. Catch a feature interview with Arsenal’s Ben White. West Ham coach Kevin Nolan joins the pod to talk about Jarrod Bowen, and we hear from Antonio Conte. TOPICS: 3:05 – Toney, 6:00 - Frank on Toney, 11:35 - England...