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BT Sport brings you a weekly instalment of the best insight and analysis from award-winning football journalist Mike Calvin and a supporting cast of some of Fleet Street's finest writers. (formerly, Life's A Pitch).

BT Sport brings you a weekly instalment of the best insight and analysis from award-winning football journalist Mike Calvin and a supporting cast of some of Fleet Street's finest writers. (formerly, Life's A Pitch).
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BT Sport brings you a weekly instalment of the best insight and analysis from award-winning football journalist Mike Calvin and a supporting cast of some of Fleet Street's finest writers. (formerly, Life's A Pitch).

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English


Episodes

Which Premier League managers’ jobs are at risk?

10/8/2018
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Mike Calvin is joined by Darren Lewis and Tom Hopkinson to analyse the state of play in the Premier League as we enter the second international break of the season.

Duration:00:48:10

Has Jose Mourinho passed the point of no return at Manchester United?

10/1/2018
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Mike Calvin is joined by Daniel Storey and Tony Evans in this week’s football writers podcast.

Duration:00:49:18

Can Sarri’s resurgent Chelsea halt the Liverpool juggernaut?

9/24/2018
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Mike Calvin, Adrian Clarke and Sarah Shephard discuss Chelsea and Liverpool’s impressive starts to the season ahead of their eagerly-anticipated clash at Stamford Bridge, live on BT Sport on Saturday, plus a round-up of the rest of the weekend’s Premier League action.

Duration:00:51:20

Can Liverpool go one better in the Champions League?

9/17/2018
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Mike Calvin is joined by John Cross and Dom Fifield to analyse the Premier League sides’ chances in the UEFA Champions League this season.

Duration:00:51:30

How much work needs to be done on Southgate's England?

9/10/2018
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Mike Calvin is joined by Tony Evans and David Preece to discuss England’s first set of games following their World Cup adventure and to look ahead to the return of the Premier League.

Duration:00:48:36

Is the Man City project good for English football?

9/3/2018
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Mike Calvin is joined by Dave Kidd and Seb Stafford-Bloor to debate Manchester City's place in English football, ten years since their takeover. The panel also look ahead to England’s opening UEFA Nations League fixture against Spain.

Duration:00:50:10

Should Man United sack Jose Mourinho?

8/28/2018
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Mike Calvin, Jonathan Northcroft and Daniel Storey question Jose Mourinho’s future at Manchester United following the 3-0 home defeat to Tottenham and round up the rest of the Premier League action.

Duration:00:40:24

Is it time to consider the post-Mourinho era at United?

8/20/2018
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Mike Calvin is joined by Alyson Rudd and Dom Fifield to analyse the malaise at Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United, following their 3-2 loss at Brighton.

Duration:00:48:31

Pogba makes power play as Emery suffers debut defeat

8/13/2018
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Mike Calvin, John Cross and Seb Stafford-Bloor discuss the power struggle at Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea's conflicting fortunes under new management and the rest of the Premier League opening weekend action.

Duration:00:49:08

2018-19 Premier League season preview

8/8/2018
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Mike Calvin, Adrian Clarke and David Preece preview the new Premier League season and give their predictions for the top four, likely relegation candidates and surprise package.

Duration:00:40:06

Transfer window countdown: Who needs to buy?

8/6/2018
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Mike Calvin, Adrian Clarke and David Preece round up the Premier League transfer window so far and assess which teams need to invest before Thursday’s deadline.

Duration:00:39:19

What do England need to do to remain contenders for Euro 2020?

7/16/2018
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Mike Calvin, David Preece and Seb Stafford-Bloor debate where England need to improve after finishing fourth at the 2018 World Cup and pick their team of the tournament as France are crowned world champions.

Duration:00:49:36

For England this is not the end, but the end of the beginning

7/12/2018
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Mike Calvin is joined by David Preece and Daniel Storey to analyse England’s World Cup semi-final defeat to Croatia and the future for Gareth Southgate’s team. The panel also preview England’s third-place play-off against Belgium and the final between France and Croatia.

Duration:00:46:57

Who will reach the World Cup final?

7/9/2018
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Mike Calvin, Adrian Clarke and Daniel Storey discuss England’s chances in their World Cup semi-final clash with Croatia and the Thierry Henry derby between Belgium and France.

Duration:00:51:20

Sweden up next as England eye World Cup semi-finals

7/5/2018
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Mike Calvin, Tony Evans and Tom Hopkinson reflect on England’s overdue penalty shootout victory over Colombia and preview the World Cup quarter-finals.

Duration:00:45:52

Colombia await as Belgium pip England to top spot

6/29/2018
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Mike Calvin, David Preece and Seb Stafford-Bloor dissect England’s 1-0 defeat to Belgium and preview the World Cup round-of-16 ties.

Duration:00:48:42

England 6-1 Panama: Is football coming home?

6/25/2018
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Mike Calvin, Adrian Clarke and Tony Evans reflect on England’s 6-1 demolition of Panama and analyse the rest of the World Cup action.

Duration:00:48:09

This week at the World Cup

6/19/2018
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Mike Calvin is joined by Daniel Storey and Tom Hopkinson to analyse England’s 2-1 victory over Tunisia in their World Cup opener.

Duration:00:49:41

World Cup group-by-group preview

6/11/2018
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Mike Calvin, Jonathan Northcroft and David Preece break down every single World Cup group, picking out their favourites, underdogs and over-rated nations ahead of the big kick-off in Russia.

Duration:00:34:48

What should we expect from England at the World Cup?

6/4/2018
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Mike Calvin, Jonathan Northcroft and David Preece give their thoughts on Gareth Southgate and his 23-man England squad ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Duration:00:32:09