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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!




All About Bielsa's Leeds Utd

A special podcast examining the Marcelo Bielsa revolution at Leeds United. Guillem Balagué spent four days behind the scenes at Elland Road back in 2019 speaking to his players, staff, fans and the man himself. We find out how he’s transformed the training ground, why his players are so impressed and observe one of his training sessions.


Epilepsy in Football

To mark the International Awareness Day for Epilepsy, Steve Crossman is joined by former England and Cardiff forward Jay Bothroyd as well as Port Vale Defender Leon Legge to talk about how the neurological disorder has affected their lives. All three share personal experiences before chatting about stigmas, mental health and how sport deals with medical conditions. This podcast contains references to some scenarios you may find distressing. For more information on epilepsy, visit the NHS...


Celtic's woes worsen as Scottish Premiership returns

Connie McLaughlin is joined by former Rangers, Tottenham and Aston Villa right-back Alan Hutton & ex-Scotland midfielder Michael Stewart to reflect on the opening weekend of the new Scottish Premiership season. After defeat in their Champions League qualifier in midweek, Celtic's problems continued as they began the campaign with a 2-1 defeat at Hearts, and found goalkeeper Craig Gordon in scintillating form against the club he left in the summer. Connie, Alan and Michael discuss what new...


Scottish Premiership Season Preview: Celtic in trouble?

Connie McLaughlin is joined by former Scotland internationals, Charlie Adam, James McFadden and Gary Caldwell to look ahead to the upcoming Scottish Premiership season including Scott Brown’s move to Aberdeen, St Johnstone’s hopes and a deeper look at some of the best fixtures on the way. The panel are also joined by former Celtic Manager Neil Lennon as they look into the club’s shock exit from the Champions League at the hands of FC Midtjylland, new manager Ange Postecoglou and their...


Summer signings and Man United get their Varane

In this episode of the Football Daily pod, Steve Crossman is back and gets a chance to catch up with all the big stories in the world of football – and this week he is joined by the familiar dulcet tones of pod favourites; Clinton Morrison, Leon Osman and Don Hutchison. They get into Real Madrid defender, Raphael Varane - who looks to be on his way to Manchester United. Steve asks the age old question, will Paul Pogba stay or leave Manchester United? Not only that, Euro Leagues regular,...


Sancho signs, Ole extends and Henderson’s future

Ben Haines is joined by former Brighton striker, Glenn Murray, and The Telegraph’s Luke Edwards to chat about the latest transfer news and talking points ahead of the new domestic season getting underway. Manchester United fan, Angelina Kelly, joins the pod to talk about Jadon Sancho’s £73mil move to the club and Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s contract extension. They discuss the rumours that Jordan Henderson’s contract may not be extended and the guys talk about where it has all gone wrong for Phil...


All About Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola as you have never heard him before. The Manchester City boss selects several of his favourite songs that reference key moments in his life, as he takes us on a journey from his humble beginnings to the very top of the football world. Speaking to Guillem Balague back in 2018 he talks at length about his upbringing, family life, Barcelona, New York, politics and his special relationship with the people of Manchester. Guardiola also opens up about the night his wife and two...


Harry Kane’s future, Benitez’s to-do list and Messi’s new deal

Ben Haines is joined by former Tottenham and Ireland right-back Stephen Kelly and The Telegraph’s Luke Edwards to chat about the latest transfer stories and biggest talking points as the build-up to the new domestic season gets underway. Will Harry Kane still be a Tottenham player come the start of the season? We hear from Nuno Espirito Santo and discuss reports that Kane could boycott training in order to force a move away from the club. Rafa Benitez’s appointment as Everton manager hasn’t...


All About Virgil van Dijk

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk opens up on his love of Disneyland and Game of Thrones, honing his skills on Cruyff courts and how he switches off from football in an exclusive and wide-ranging interview with Guillem Balague


A message from the Football Daily

Darren Fletcher with a quick message as we build-up to the domestic season restarting


Euros finale overshadowed by violence & racism

Darren Fletcher is joined by Nedum Onuoha, Alan Hutton and Kevin Nolan to react to the unsavoury fallout from the Euro 2020 final. After Bukayo Saka, Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho received racial abuse online, Mayor of Greater Manchester discusses the measures that should be taken to prevent more of the same. The panel also discuss the violence that took place at Wembley, including short interviews with FA Chief Executive Mark Bullingham and an update from the BBC's Senior Sports News...


Football's going to Rome

Mark Chapman is joined by John Murray, Chris Sutton, Karen Carney and Micah Richards to reflect on England's heart-breaking 3-2 defeat to Italy on penalties in the final of Euro 2020 at Wembley. The team are also joined by former England captain Terry Butcher to analyse where it went wrong for Gareth Southgate's side. We hear from the England manager plus Harry Kane and Harry Maguire. TOPICS: 00:30: John Murray and Chris Sutton react to the penalty shootout drama as Italy celebrated. 05:05:...


It's final eve for Southgate's England

It’s the last Daily Euros before England take on Italy in the Euro 2020 final. Steve Crossman is joined by Karen Carney, Chris Sutton and football correspondent John Murray to talk about this momentous occasion for England who haven’t reached a major final for 55 years. There’s a surprise for Declan Rice when Sir Geoff Hurst joins the pod to wish him luck, before Rice and our reporter Emma Saunders sing us out in style with a rendition of “Sweet Caroline”. Plus, hear from Raheem Sterling’s...


All About Gareth Southgate

Steve Crossman looks into the career of the England manager Gareth Southgate. The man that has secured England’s place in their first final in a major tournament for 55 years, with those who know him best. From his first coach and mentor, teammates and now the people he has helped nurture in the England set up.


Euro Leagues: Final Preview

Steve Crossman is joined by Guillem Balague, Julien Laurens, Raphael Honigstein and Kristof Terreur to preview the final of Euro 2020. As England look to end 55 years of hurt, the team look at the reaction across Europe to the winning penalty and ‘Happy Kane’. Filippo Ricci, Spanish football correspondent for Italy’s Gazzetta Dello Sport, joins the pod to talk Italian swag, national anthems and the spirit Roberto Mancini has brought to the country. Will he perform an initiation song for his...


Good times never seemed so good for England

Chris Waddle, Micah Richards, Karen Carney and John Murray join Mark Chapman from a jubilant Wembley on the night England’s men booked their place in a major tournament final for the first time since 1966. We hear from history-making Head Coach Gareth Southgate, Raheem Sterling and Kyle Walker before looking ahead to Sunday night and the Italian challenge with Micah revealing he’ll be blocking Roberto Mancini’s number until after the game.


Italy secure first Euro 2020 final spot

Mark Chapman, Dion Dublin, Chris Sutton and Alistair Bruce-Ball give their reaction to Italy going through to the final of Euro 2020 after beating Spain in a penalty shootout at Wembley. We get the latest from inside the England camp with Luke Shaw and there’s a special interview with assistant manager, Steve Holland, ahead of England’s semi-final with Denmark. We hear from both the managers and former Denmark defender, Martin Laursen, tells us what the feeling is like for the Danes ahead of...


Kane, goal celebrations and semi-final countdown

Steve Crossman, Chris Waddle, Izzy Christiansen and Don Hutchison preview this week’s Euro 2020 semi-finals. They look at how England might line-up against Denmark, and hear from Harry Kane who talks about his upturn in form after scoring three times in two matches. The Athletic’s James Horncastle joins the podcast to give us the mood in Italy ahead of their match against Spain. And the panel reveal the best, and at times strangest, goal celebrations of their career. TOPICS: 1.52 – Panel...


England shine as Denmark's fairy tale continues

Emma Saunders is joined by Karen Carney, Pat Nevin and Ben Haines from 90 min to look back on England’s 4-0 win over Ukraine in Rome. Editor in chief of Mediano, Peter Bruchmann, joins the pod to talk about the feeling in Denmark after they made it through to their first semi-finals since 1992. Plus, the team touch on Spain’s performance against 10 men Switzerland and Italy’s strong victory over Belgium. Topics: 1’20 – Karen Carney, Pat Nevin and Ben Haines react to England’s quarter final...


Kane crushes Ukraine as England cruise into the last four

Mark Chapman is joined by former England internationals Chris Waddle, Micah Richards, Karen Carney and Matthew Upson to reflect on England's comfortable 4-0 win over Ukraine to reach the Euro 2020 semi-finals. The panel look at where the game was won, who impressed and discuss why England looked so untroubled. And commentator Ian Dennis and reporter Juliette Ferrington are on hand to get post-match reaction from Gareth Southgate, Harry Kane, Harry Maguire and Luke Shaw.