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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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United Kingdom

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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

Liverpool and Chelsea prepare for 'pivotal' Anfield clash

11/20/2017
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Mike Calvin is joined by John Cross and Tom Hopkinson to preview Saturday’s huge Premier League game between Liverpool and Chelsea, exclusively live on BT Sport 1 and 4K UHD from 5pm.

Duration: 00:45:53


Pochettino's Spurs have to deliver in North London derby

11/13/2017
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Mike Calvin is joined by David Walker and Adrian Clarke to preview the return of the Premier League including Arsenal’s derby game against Tottenham and Manchester United v Newcastle, which is exclusively live on BT Sport

Duration: 00:49:07


Moyes and Allardyce prepare to get back on the managerial roundabout

11/6/2017
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Mike Calvin is joined by Tony Evans and David Preece to analyse the managerial comings and goings at West Ham United and Everton.

Duration: 00:46:46


‘Dull’ United have lost their mojo

10/30/2017
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Mike Calvin, John Cross and Dave Kidd discuss the biggest talking points from the Premier League weekend and look ahead to the midweek Champions League fixtures, exclusively live on BT Sport.

Duration: 00:47:49


Who should replace sacked Ronald Koeman at Everton?

10/23/2017
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Mike Calvin is joined by Jonathan Northcroft and David Preece to analyse the end of Ronald Koeman’s reign at Everton and the runners and riders for the fresh vacancy at Goodison Park.

Duration: 00:46:08


Can anyone stop the Man City juggernaut?

10/16/2017
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Mike Calvin, Darren Lewis and Alyson Rudd review Man City’s free-scoring, Jose Mourinho’s bus-parking and Crystal Palace’s sensational win over the champions and look ahead to another mouth-watering Champions League schedule, exclusively live on BT Sport.

Duration: 00:48:17


Is Liverpool v United the biggest game in English football?

10/9/2017
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Mike Calvin is joined by Tony Evans and Tom Collomosse to preview the weekend’s Premier League action including Liverpool v Manchester United.

Duration: 00:46:12


Is it time for Ronald Koeman to leave Everton?

10/2/2017
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Mike Calvin, David Walker and Adrian Clarke review another blockbuster Premier League weekend and speculate whether Ronald Koeman and Slaven Bilic will survive the international break.

Duration: 00:48:55


Defining week ahead for Chelsea as Atletico and Man City await

9/25/2017
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Mike Calvin, Tom Hopkinson and Dom Fifield preview this week’s Champions League fixtures and the mouthwatering weekend clash between Chelsea and Manchester City, all exclusively live on BT Sport.

Duration: 00:48:30


Is the Premier League title destined for Manchester?

9/18/2017
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Mike Calvin, John Cross and David Preece dissect a significant Premier League weekend as the Manchester duo continue their relentless pursuit of the title and debate whether Arsenal are genuine top four contenders following a disciplined display at Chelsea and whether Liverpool fans are right to criticise Jurgen Klopp.

Duration: 00:49:13


Can Spurs advance from Champions League group of death?

9/11/2017
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Mike Calvin is joined by Jonathan Norcroft of The Sunday Times and Tony Evans of the London Evening Standard to preview the group stages of the Champions League.

Duration: 00:46:35


Arsenal players have lost faith in Wenger

9/4/2017
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Arsene Wenger 'past his sell-by date' and Sanchez a 'big problem' for the Gunners. Darren Lewis of the Daily Mirror and The Independent's Miguel Delaney join host Mike Calvin to discuss the week's big talking points.

Duration: 00:46:51


Groundhog day at Arsenal as the transfer deadline looms

8/29/2017
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Mike Calvin, Adrian Clarke and David Walker dissect Arsenal’s humiliation at Anfield, the futures of Slaven Bilic and Frank De Boer, and speculate what the final days of the transfer window will bring.

Duration: 00:45:38


Will Wembley ruin Spurs' season?

8/21/2017
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Mike Calvin is joined by The Guardian's Dominic Fifield and The Sunday Times' Jonathan Northcroft to review the latest Premier League action including Tottenham's continuing Wembley Stadium woes, Manchester United's impressive start to the season and Mesut Ozil's reluctance to take centre stage at Arsenal. The panel also discuss whether England manager Gareth Southgate should pick Wayne Rooney and Joe Hart before pondering what deals will be done before the transfer deadline.

Duration: 00:44:43


Huddersfield enjoy dream debut as champions Chelsea crumble to Burnley

8/14/2017
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Mike Calvin, John Cross and Tom Hopkinson dissect a blockbuster start to the new Premier League season, as well as the future of Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho, Tottenham's unsustainable wage structure and the upcoming Champions League playoff first legs.

Duration: 00:47:33


Who is going to win the Premier League?

8/7/2017
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Host Mike Calvin is joined by the Daily Mirror's Darren Lewis and The Sun's Dave Kidd to preview the new Premier League season. Who will win the title? Who will make the top four? Who is going to be relegated? The panel cast their eye over every team in the league and put on their tin helmets before making their predictions for the battle ahead.

Duration: 00:54:50


Which manager is under the most pressure?

7/31/2017
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Mike Calvin is joined by the Daily Mirror's David Walker and PremierLeague.com's Adrian Clarke to discuss the latest football stories and ponder the incredible pressure on the country's leading managers as the new season approaches.

Duration: 00:45:49


Is Neymar about to join PSG and become the first £200m footballer?

7/24/2017
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Mike Calvin, Tony Evans and Tom Hopkinson dissect the biggest transfer story of the summer as PSG ramp up their pursuit of Neymar and assess all the rumours circulating the Premier League transfer mill.

Duration: 00:44:46


Rooney returns home as Man Utd win Lukaku race

7/10/2017
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Mike Calvin, Jonathan Northcroft and David Walker discuss the rise of the super-agent in light of Romelu Lukaku’s big money move to Manchester United, Wayne Rooney’s return to Goodison Park and all of the other big transfer stories in the Premier League.

Duration: 00:46:41


Transfer Special – Part One

6/13/2017
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Mike Calvin is joined by Tony Evans and Tom Hopkinson to look at the biggest transfer gossip of the summer as the Premier League’s giants prepare to flex their financial muscle.

Duration: 00:45:45

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