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The latest news, insight, analysis and big name guests from the Premier League and the Football League, plus Scottish, International and European football. Join us!


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The latest news, insight, analysis and big name guests from the Premier League and the Football League, plus Scottish, International and European football. Join us!




72+: Bamba’s back, naked Neil and Cooper’s at the wheel

Aaron Paul is joined by Middlesbrough defender Sol Bamba and Nottingham Forest striker Lyle Taylor The guys discuss the most controversial refereeing decisions they’ve been on the right and wrong ends of. Sol talks about his comeback from non-hodgkin lymphoma and how the illness has changed his perspective on the little things in football. We find out more about Sol’s 17-year career in the game, from the very start at Paris Saint Germain through to his spell at Leeds United under the...


Euro Leagues: Bellingham’s brilliance and madcap managers

This week’s edition of the Euro Leagues tries to answer all the big questions in European football at the moment, like why hasn’t Messi scored at PSG and can Luciano Spalletti continue his winning formula at Napoli? Alistair Bruce-Ball is back in the hot seat this week and is joined by Julien Laurens, James Horncastle and Kristof Terreur. They also discuss how big a job Max Allegri has at Juventus and if he can turn things around at the Serie A club - not only that, Archie Rhind-Tutt drops...


Moyes delivers hammer blow to Man United

Mark Chapman is joined by senior football reporter Ian Dennis and former Aston Villa striker Dion Dublin as West Ham knock Manchester United out of the EFL Cup third round with a 1-0 victory. The team debate whether this is a major blow to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s hopes of winning silverware at Manchester United this season and whether he’s lacking squad depth after making 11 changes. We’re joined on the pod by BBC Radio Derby’s Chris Coles and Derby fan Ryan Dilks from the Second Tier podcast...


5 Live Sport: EFL Cup Football 2020-21: Arsenal v AFC Wimbledon

Live football commentary of Arsenal v AFC Wimbledon in the 3rd round of the EFL Cup.


QPR quash Everton's EFL Cup hopes

Kelly Cates brings you all the reaction from the EFL Cup third round. Former Nottingham Forest midfielder, Andy Reid, and Conor McNamara were at Loftus Road where QPR knocked out Everton on penalties. There was more penalty drama at Craven Cottage where former Everton midfielder, Don Hutchison, and Ali-Bruce Ball watched Leeds beat Fulham to go through to the next round. And former England keeper, Siobhan Chamberlain, joined the pod to talk about the Lionesses 10-0 win in their World Cup...


5 Live Sport: EFL Cup Football 2020-21: Sheffield United v Southampton

Live football commentary of Sheffield United v Southampton in the EFL Cup 3rd round.


MNC: Tuchel’s Tactics, Moyes’ Mistake & Greaves’ Greatness

Mark Chapman is joined by Micah Richards, Rory Smith and Don Hutchison to discuss the weekend’s Premier League games and remember Jimmy Greaves. The team break down Chelsea’s 3-0 win at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and analyse Thomas Tuchel’s tactics as well as his influence on individuals such as Thiago Silva and Marcus Alonso. Harry Kane’s form is then up for discussion before a debate about whether David Moyes made a mistake or not in bringing on Mark Noble to take the last minute...


Chelsea dismantle Spurs and West Ham's penalty pain

Janette Kwakye is alongside former Spurs defender Stephen Kelly and Premier League reporter Vaishali Bhardwaj to go through an action packed Premier League Sunday. Chelsea showed their class as they beat Tottenham 3-0 at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium. The panel ask if Chelsea can win the title and if Spurs should even be considered in the top 4 conversation. It was an end to end game in the early kick off where Manchester United beat West Ham 2-1 at the London Stadium and there was late...


Remembering Jimmy Greaves

Gigi Salmon looks back on the life and career of Jimmy Greaves who has died aged 81. Former Tottenham manager David Pleat & our senior football reporter Ian Dennis talk about his career. We hear some archive as Jimmy Greaves sat down with Jimmy Armfield to discuss his life. Alan Shearer & Jimmy Greaves' former team-mate Alan Mullery also reflect on the life of the England & Tottenham legend. Plus ITV presenter Jim Rosenthal joins us to talk about his broadcast career. TOPICS 02.06 – Ian...


Supreme Salah, City flat in front of fans and Derby’s defiance

Ben Haines is joined by former Brighton and Crystal Palace striker Glenn Murray and Premier League presenter Nubaid Haroon to discuss the big talking points from Saturday’s action. Liverpool are top of the league after beating Crystal Palace. The boys talk about how Mohamed Salah has improved his overall game this season and the impact having fans back at Anfield is having on Jurgen Klopp’s side. Over 53,000 fans were at the Etihad to watch Manchester City have just one shot on target in a...


Newcastle chaos continues and Pep refuses to apologise

Darren Fletcher brings you the Friday Football Social, discussing all the big talking points from the Premier League. We have reaction to Newcastle’s 1-1 draw at home to Leeds, with Michael Brown and Vicki Sparks joining us from St James’ Park. Former Newcastle midfielder and West Ham assistant coach Kevin Nolan is alongside Darren to dissect what the future holds for Steve Bruce after another turbulent week off the field. Nolan also discusses West Ham’s strong start in the Europa League,...


72+: Will Forest’s fortunes change?

Aaron Paul is joined by former Leyton Orient midfielder Jobi McAnuff and Reading defender Michael Morrison to discuss what the future holds for Nottingham Forest after they sacked Chris Hughton, with the club bottom of the Championship. BBC Nottingham’s Forest commentator Colin Fray tells us how the fans are feeling and who the leading candidates are in the search for a replacement. Forest legend Robbie Earnshaw also drops by to share his thoughts on the direction the club is going in and he...


Euro Leagues: Bruges spoil PSG's party

Alistair Bruce-Ball is joined by Guillem Balague, Kristoff Terreur and Mina Rzouki look at the big stories in European football. After Club Brugge held French football giants Paris Saint Germain in the Champions League we'll hear from the CEO of the Belgian side Vincent Mannaert, and ask why PSG's stars are struggling to shine on the pitch. Guillem gives us his take on Barcelona's thumping defeat to Bayern Munich and what it means for the future of Ronald Koeman. And the team discuss whether...


Goals galore as Liverpool and Man City start in style

Mark Chapman is joined by Nedum Onuoha, Pat Nevin and commentators Ian Dennis and Conor McNamara to reflect on entertaining opening Champions League wins for Manchester City and Liverpool. We hear from Jurgen Klopp on his side's epic 3-2 win over AC Milan at Anfield. And after nine goals at the Etihad, Pep Guardiola tells us how satisfying Man City's win over RB Leipzig was. And as Chris Hughton's time as Nottingham Forest boss looks like drawing to a close, 72+ podcast host Aaron Paul joins...


United stunned late as Lukaku scores for a 4th game straight

Kelly Cates and guests look back on an incredible opening night of this season’s Champions League. John Murray and Michael Brown describe the extraordinary scenes post-match in Bern where the ten-men of Manchester United lost 2-1 late on to Swiss Champions Young Boys before The Athletic’s Carl Anka joins the pod to reflect on what Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said in his press conference. It was much more straightforward at Stamford Bridge where Lee Dixon and Vicki Sparks watched Chelsea beat Zenit...


MNC: Ronaldo returns and Salah scores 100

Mark Chapman, Micah Richards, Rory Smith and Chris Sutton discuss the Premier League games from the weekend. What impact did Cristiano Ronaldo have when he returned to Old Trafford? Can his influence win Manchester United the league? The panel discuss which team had the biggest win of the weekend and the impact of new signings at Crystal Palace. After Mo Salah got his 100th goal in the Premier League, the panel discuss whether he could be an underrated player. Plus, Micah explains the day he...


Elliott injured as Salah joins the 100 club

Emma Saunders is joined by Ben Haines, Glenn Murray and Luke Edwards to discuss Liverpool’s win over Leeds as well as Sunday’s WSL action. The team chat Salah as he enters the Premier League’s 100 club and take a closer look at Harvey Elliott’s injury before asking what’s going wrong across the park for Everton’s women’s team. The panel then turn their attention to two stories overshadowed by Cristiano Ronaldo’s return at Old Trafford on Saturday - Odsonne Edouard dream debut for Crystal...


Ronaldo scores two on Old Trafford debut

Ben Haines is joined by former Aston Villa midfielder, Lee Hendrie, and Premier League reporter, Vaishali Bhardwaj, to dissect Ronaldo’s first game back at Old Trafford for 12 years. He scored twice on his Manchester United return and received a rapturous reception from fans lucky enough to be inside the ground. Plus, Crystal Palace beat Tottenham Hotspur 3-0 with a dream debut for Palace’s new signing, Odsonne Edouard. Topics: 1’03 – Lee Hendrie on whether we saw a different Cristiano...


Ronaldo scores two on second Old Trafford debut (full pod!)

We realise Saturday's Football Daily was truncated, so apologies from us and here's the FULL version for you... Ben Haines is joined by former Aston Villa midfielder Lee Hendrie and Premier League reporter Vaishali Bhardwaj to dissect Ronaldo’s first game back at Old Trafford as a Manchester United player for 12 years. He scored twice on his Manchester United return and received a rapturous reception from fans lucky enough to be inside the ground. Plus, Crystal Palace beat Tottenham Hotspur...


Ronaldo's Old Trafford return

Darren Fletcher is alongside Dion Dublin and Ronaldo’s former Manchester United teammate, John O’Shea, for this episode of the Friday Football Social. It’s the night before the highly anticipated return of Cristiano Ronaldo who will be making his first appearance for Manchester United against Newcastle. Plus, more on the fallout from the South American World Cup Qualifiers which has bubbled over into the Premier League with players missing for this weekend's games. Topics: 0’54 – Did you...