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Your daily dose of football reaction, debate & analysis from the Premier League, EFL and beyond, plus interviews with the biggest names in the game.

Your daily dose of football reaction, debate & analysis from the Premier League, EFL and beyond, plus interviews with the biggest names in the game.


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Your daily dose of football reaction, debate & analysis from the Premier League, EFL and beyond, plus interviews with the biggest names in the game.




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 –...


5 Live Sport: Women's Super League Football 2022-2023: WSL: Liverpool v Everton

Live commentary of Liverpool v Everton in the Women's Super League.


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...


72+: Mowbray magic and Morrell's manky toes

Aaron Paul is joined by Salford City and Wales goalkeeper Tom King and West Brom’s Jed Wallace to talk all things EFL. Tony Mowbray tells Aaron why he took the Sunderland job and how big a role family now plays in his career. We’re joined by BBC Radio Leeds’ Huddersfield Town commentator Paul Ogden to discuss the sacking of Danny Schofield and whether Town hero David Wagner could make a return to the club. Portsmouth’s Joe Morrell drops by to chat about Portsmouth’s flying start to the...


Juventus struggling & Bellingham shines

Steve Crossman is joined by Guillem Balague, Raphael Honigstein and Mina Rzouki to discuss what's going on at Juventus? They've only won one out of their last seven games so is the pressure on Max Allegri? Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jude Bellingham shone against Manchester City but where will he go next? Hear from Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Taras Stepanenko on how he feels being back in the Champions League and the panel also talk about Chelsea owner Todd Boehly's comments on multi-club...


WSL Preview Show

Ben Haines is joined by former England international and Bristol City first team coach Anita Asante, Arsenal and Scotland defender Jen Beattie and She Kicks Editor Jen O’Neill to preview the start of the WSL. They hear from Steph Houghton about a new-look Manchester City side following the world record transfer of Keira Walsh to Barcelona and look ahead to what the title race might look like this season. Jen Beattie gives us the lowdown on Jonas Eidevall's training ahead of the season and...


Haaland wins it for City and Potter starts with a draw

Mark Chapman brings you reaction to Wednesday night’s Champions League action. Alistair Bruce-Ball and Dion Dublin give us the lowdown on a late win for Manchester City against Borussia Dortmund. We hear from Pep Guardiola on another goalscoring night for Erling Haaland. Graham Potter’s first game as Chelsea boss ended in a draw to RB Salzburg. Hear from him and Shaun Wright-Phillips on events at Stamford Bridge. Ange Postecoglou offers his thoughts after Celtic pick up a point at Shakhtar...