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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!

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!




Salah stays!

Ben Haines is joined by former England goalkeeper Siobhan Chamberlain, Telegraph columnist Jim White and the Daily Mail's Dominic King to discuss the latest football news. We have reaction to Mohammad Salah extending his Liverpool contract - worth more than £350,000-a-week - making the 30-year-old the highest paid player in the club's history. It's the time of year when many footballers are out of contract. We put together a free agents XI and ask where next for players such as Christian...


England’s perfect prep & Richarlison’s Spurs switch

Ben Haines, former Premier League defender Stephen Kelly and The Telegraph’s Luke Edwards bring you reaction to England’s 4-0 thrashing of Switzerland – their final warm-up match before the start of the Euros. BBC commentator Vicki Sparks joins the pod to discuss England’s strength in depth and who might have made a claim for a starting spot As Tottenham close in on signing Richarlison, the panel debate how he will fit into Antonio Conte’s side and whether he will be happy playing in...


Raphinha’s next move & Neymar’s future

Ben Haines is joined by former West Ham and Aston Villa midfielder Nigel Reo-Coker and French football journalist Julien Laurens to chat the latest on Leeds transfers and what the future holds for Neymar? Leeds Live journalist Beren Cross joins the team to dissect what Leeds will look like next season with Kalvin Phillips on the way out and Raphinha's future in doubt with a move to Chelsea on the cards. Neymar is set to leave PSG but where will he go? And when will Mauricio Pochettino's exit...


Botman begins for Toon and what next for Everton?

Ben Haines returns in the company of former Everton and Arsenal striker Kevin Campbell and The Daily Telegraph’s Luke Edwards. Newcastle United have rarely been out of the back page headlines since their Saudi takeover - and it isn’t just today’s £30 million signing of Sven Botman that has got people talking. The Magpies unveiled their new third kit which bears a strong resemblance to the Saudi Arabia national team strip. Luke Edwards isn’t sitting on the fence about it! What does the summer...


Lukaku’s Inter warning & Bale’s LAst dance?

Ben Haines is joined by Reading striker Natasha Dowie and former Premier League defender Stephen Kelly to discuss the latest Premier League transfers. On the agenda is Gareth Bale's move to the MLS - is this the perfect World Cup preparation? Harry Symeou from the podcast Simply Serie A joins to discuss the warning dealt by Inter Milan fans to Romelu Lukaku as he prepares to re-join the club he left 12 months ago. Plus, the panel go through the latest transfer reports, including Arsenal...


All About van Basten

Steve Crossman is joined by triple Ballon d'Or winner Marco van Basten for a Euro Leagues special. He won six league titles, two European Cups and the Euros but Marco van Basten wishes he had retired earlier. He discusses meeting his idol Johan Cruyff as a teenager and scoring his most famous goal in the Euro 88 final. But he missed two seasons trying to fight back from his ankle injury and now cannot even kick a ball.


Alex Scott: The Future of Women's Football

Former England international Alex Scott looks at the explosion in popularity of women’s football and asks what the future holds for the game she loves. Women’s football is the fastest growing female sport in the world. With wages on the rise and multi-million pound broadcasting deals being agreed, this summer’s European Championships in England are set to be a watershed moment for the game. Traveling to Barcelona, Alex witnesses a seminal moment in the sport’s history as a world-record...


Magic Mead helps demolish the Dutch

Join Kelly Somers for reaction to England’s 5-1 friendly win over the Netherlands alongside Reading striker Natasha Dowie, ex-Scotland winger Pat Nevin, the Telegraph’s Luke Edwards and commentator Vicki Sparks. Hear from England boss Sarina Wiegman and super-sub Beth Mead. Also hear from Scotland manager Pedro Martinez Losa after his side thumped Ukraine 4-0 to all but seal a place in the Women's World Cup play-offs. BBC Radio Derby’s Chris Coles and Derby fan Blake Fallows join the pod...


Could Chelsea sink without Marina?

With Chelsea owner Todd Boehly reportedly acting as the club’s Sporting Director on a temporary basis are we in for an unpredictable summer at Stamford Bridge? Are transfers between the Premier League’s ‘Big 6’ going to become the norm? And how many managers are beginning the new season under more pressure than Steven Gerrard at Aston Villa? They’re all questions for Don Hutchison and Julien Laurens on this episode of the Football Daily. Plus, BBC Sport’s Emma Sanders drops in to give us the...


Who stays and who goes? Transfer woes for Everton and Leeds?

Aaron Paul is joined by Nigel Reo-Coker and Natasha Dowie to take a look at the latest transfer speculation. Sadio Mane has been unveiled at Bayern Munich so the panel break down how Jurgen Klopp takes Liverpool forward without him before moving onto chat about the futures of Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Richarlison at Everton. Similarly Leeds’ assets Raphinha and Kalvin Phillips are up for discussion so Leeds fan Micky joins the podcast to take a look at what Jesse Marsch’s squad will look...


Get to know the Lionesses

Juliette Ferrington is joined by ex-England goalie Siobhan Chamberlain and commentator Vicki Sparks at the Lionesses’ Euro 2022 media day at St. George’s Park. Captain Leah Williamson reveals her favourite biscuit and which celebrity she’d like to room with. Hear from Rachel Daly on her love of both defending and scoring goals. Millie Bright and Ellie Roebuck spill the tea on Sarina Wiegman’s management style. Fran Kirby sheds light on managing her fatigue issue. Demi Stokes talks about life...


Chelsea to spend Sterling on Raheem?

Aaron Paul is joined by ex-Premier League midfielder Don Hutchison and the Telegraph’s Luke Edwards to discuss Chelsea targeting Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling as their major summer signing. Chelsea content creator Anita Abayomi drops in to have her say on the potential transfer and other likely moves at Stamford Bridge. The panel react to Lucy Bronze moving from Manchester City to Barcelona. French football expert Loïc Tanzi joins the pod after West Ham spent £30m on Ligue 1...


All About Bastian Schweinsteiger

Steve Crossman & former Manchester City defender Nedum Onuoha catch-up with World Cup winner & Bayern Munich legend Bastian Schweinsteiger. The 8-time Bundesliga title winner talks international highs & lows, his time playing in a legendary Bayern team & turning down a career as a professional skier.


All About Mike Dean

In this special Football Daily podcast, Mark Chapman sits down to chat to Premier League referee Mike Dean on his extraordinary career, after he announced his retirement at the end of last season after over 20 years at the very top of the game. He tells Mark how he started in the lower leagues and rose to the very top – and lets us in on a few secrets along the way… like who were his favourite players - to the manager he feared the most and lifts the lid on what really goes on in the...


When Micah met Carlos

Mark Chapman finds out more about West Indies T20 World Cup winner Carlos Brathwaite and former Premier League defender Micah Richards. The pair met briefly on the Monday Night Club, but here they have a chance to discuss their shared Caribbean heritage, love of football and the difficulty they both faced after their ‘career-defining’ moment in sport. We find out if either could have played any other sport and delve into their new jobs in punditry. Plus, the pair try their hand at reading...


England beat Belgium in Euros warm-up

Kelly Somers is joined by ex-England defenders Laura Bassett, Anita Asante and commentator Vicki Sparks to react to England’s 3-0 win against Belgium at Molineux. Hear from winger Chloe Kelly, defender Millie Bright and manager Sarina Wiegman. And senior football reporter Ian Dennis drops in to reflect on the Premier League fixture-release. TOPICS: 0:30 – Match summary, 1:07 – Post-match reaction, 4:49 – Chloe Kelly interview, 7:06 – Millie Bright interview, 13:00 – Sarina Wiegman interview,...


Houghton left out & Southgate not the one?

Gigi Salmon is joined by Izzy Christiansen, Jonathan Woodgate & Don Hutchison. Where they discuss England announcing their squad for the Women's Euros, with Juliette Ferrington talking to Sarina Wiegman. They chat about how England's men regroup after their horror show against Hungary, and can Southgate be a winner? Plus the panel talk about the latest transfer rumours circulating, and we hear from James Horncastle on Paul Pogba & Romelu Lukaku. TOPICS: 0:44 – Chat on the England Women’s...


England’s Molineux meltdown

On-the-whistle reaction as England are beaten 4-0 by Hungary in the Nations League. Alistair Bruce-Ball is joined by ex-England internationals Stephen Warnock and Dion Dublin, as well as commentators John Murray and Ian Dennis. Also hear the post-match thoughts of manager Gareth Southgate, captain Harry Kane and Raheem Sterling. And away from Molineux, Belgian football expert Kristof Terreur joins the pod to have his say on Vincent Kompany being appointed as Burnley boss. TOPICS: 0:33 –...


MNC: Haaland unveiled & Liverpool’s Darwin evolution

Alistair Bruce-Ball is joined by ex-Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock, former Everton midfielder Leon Osman and The Athletic’s Adam Crafton for the Monday Night Club. Manchester City unveil Haaland, while Liverpool agree a deal for Darwin Núñez, but who is getting the better player? With Darwin the latest on the Benfica production line, European football journalist Colin Millar joins the pod to go through their incredible player profits. BBC Radio Derby’s Ed Dawes has the latest as Chris...


Poch to leave PSG & Nunez deal nearly done

Gigi Salmon is alongside former Celtic manager Neil Lennon, former Manchester City striker Paul Dickov and The Athletic's David Ornstein to talk about Mauricio Pochettino leaving PSG. After just 18 months in charge, was this always on the cards for Poch? And where do our panel see him going next? David tells the pod how "for all intents and purposes Darwin Nunez to Liverpool is a done deal" and they talk about whether this a reaction to Manchester City signing Erling Haaland? Plus, an update...