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The latest football news from BBC Radio 5 live with results, analysis, debate & exclusive interviews.

The latest football news from BBC Radio 5 live with results, analysis, debate & exclusive interviews.
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The latest football news from BBC Radio 5 live with results, analysis, debate & exclusive interviews.




Gareth Southgate: No concerns about World Cup safety

Caroline Barker brings you interviews with Gareth Southgate and Jordan Henderson ahead of England's friendly against the Netherlands. We also hear from Gareth Bale after he became Wales' record goalscorer, plus we hear from his manager Ryan Giggs following his first game in charge over the national team ended with a 6-0 win over China. We speak to one of the biggest names in women's football Lianne Sanderson about Manchester's United plans to join women's football's second division and chat...


'Putin wants the World Cup to go smoothly'

There are 84 days to go until the World Cup in Russia, we're taking a look at the state of the nations. Between the Telegraph's Chief Football Correspondent Jason Burt, European football broadcaster Andy Brassell, and our South American expert Tim Vickery we've got most bases covered, plus a few guests along the way to help us out. We'll ask how Boris Johnson's comments comparing President Putin to Hitler have gone down in Russia, whether this is the global swan song for Lionel Messi, and...


Ashley Young: 'Luke Shaw can be one of the world's best'

Steve Crossman brings you the latest news from the England, Wales and Scotland camps ahead of their upcoming international friendlies later this week. We hear what England's Ashley Young has to say about his Manchester United team-mate Luke Shaw after the full-back was heavily criticised once again by Jose Mourinho. We also get the thoughts of Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope after he was called up by Gareth Southgate for the first time and speak to the new Scotland manager Alex McLeish as week...


I wouldn’t want to play for Mourinho right now – Wright

The Monday Night club panel of Ian Wright, Chris Sutton and Rory Smith discuss whether Jose Mourinho’s latest public criticism of Luke Shaw amounts to public humiliation or bullying and ask if the ‘Special One’ is now a reference to a bygone era. We also talk Mo Salah – is he already one of the most exciting Premier League players ever? And how might political tensions between the UK and Russia might affect the Premier League and England at the World Cup?


Relief for Conte as Chelsea make last-four

Jonathan Overend presents reaction to Chelsea keeping their hopes of silverware alive witch a 2-1 victory over Leicester in the FA Cup quarter-finals. We hear from managers Antonio Conte and Claude Puel, as well Swindon manager Phil Brown, former Chelsea striker Chris Sutton and football correspondent John Murray. Plus we speak to Mark Hughes after he made a winning start to life as Southampton manager. That spelt the end of Wigan's remarkable run to the last-eight of the FA cup and we chat...


"Stoke pretty well must be down" - Keown

BBC Sport pundit and former Arsenal defender Martin Keown believes Stoke City are heading for relegation. Paul Lambert's side are three points adrift from safety after losing 2-1 at home to Everton. Elsewhere, Delyth Lloyd presents reaction to the rest of the Premier League games and the day's FA Cup quarter-finals, with Jose Mourinho far from satisfied, despite Manchester United's 2-0 triumph over Brighton.


"Mourinho is trying to take back control" - Nevin

Pat Nevin says Jose Mourinho's 12 minute press conference monologue is an attempt at distracting from Manchester United's problems. He joined host Jermaine Jenas to analyse Mourinho's incredible press conference and reflect on Liverpool being paired with Man City in the Champions League quarter-finals. Tyrone Mings and Steve Sidwell are the studio guests to look ahead to the last eight of the FA Cup and the weekend's Premier League fixtures.


'England need Shelvey's creativity in midfield' - Waddle

Former England winger Chris Waddle and 5 live's senior football reporter Ian Dennis join Eleanor Oldroyd to discuss the England squad for the upcoming friendlies with Netherlands and Italy. You will hear from England boss Gareth Southgate, plus there is reaction to Arsenal reaching the quarter-finals of the Europa League.


'Chelsea handed it to Barcelona on a plate'

Mark Chapman presents reaction to Chelsea 4-1 aggregate defeat to Barcelona which sent them crashing out of the Champions League at the last-16 stage. He's joined by former Chelsea players Chris Sutton and Pat Nevin along with Stoke midfielder Charlie Adam, football correspondent John Murray, European football expert Andy Brassell and a number of Blues fans to analyse their performance. Sutton says Antonio Conte's side "only have themselves to blame" after a number of mistakes lead to...


Jimmy Armfield: A football gentleman (first broadcast 30/08/17)

Jimmy Armfield won 43 caps for England including the World Cup winning squad of 1966. He made a club record 568 appearances for Blackpool, managed Bolton Wanderers and Leeds United and became the voice of football for many. 5 live's Mark Pougatch looks back on one of the English game's most iconic figures. We also find out how he reflects on playing alongside legends: Stanley Matthews, Alf Ramsey and Bobby Moore, appointing Terry Venables and Glen Hoddle as England managers, football in...


'Sanchez will be a Man City player by the end of January'

Alexis Sanchez looks set to leave Arsenal for rivals Man City. BBC Sport's Simon Stone and Sunday Times' Jonathan Northcroft join Eleanor Oldroyd to discuss the Chilean's future and we speak to South American football expert Tim Vickery on Brazilian winger Malcom, who is being linked with a number of Premier League clubs.


'Man Utd have gone from title contenders to top four at best' – Neville

Reaction as Huddersfield Town end Manchester United's 12-match unbeaten run with a 2-1 win, Chelsea leave it late to beat Watford in a six-goal thriller, and Manchester City go five points clear at the top after they comfortably see off Burnley. We'll bring you the full details of all those games, plus the top stories from the Football League and the Scottish League Cup semi-finals.


Liverpool rampant, City victorious, Spurs hold Real

Mark Pougatch, Danny Mills and Charlie Adam look back on a good night in Europe for Britain's Champions League sides, as Liverpool and Man City both win, while Tottenham pick up a point at the Bernabeu. There's also reaction from Leicester supporters after the sacking of their manager Craig Shakespeare.


Will Woodburn follow in Giggs and Bale’s footsteps?

Former Wales striker John Hartson says 17year-old Ben Woodburn could be a special talent. Hear reaction from Hartson on Wales’ 1-0 victory and from Terry Butcher as England’s attention switches to Monday’s qualifier against Slovakia. And BBC World Service’s John Bennett brings us the latest on Barcelona’s claim Liverpool wanted more than £180m for Philippe Coutinho, something the Reds flatly deny.


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