Chris Boden, sports editor of The Burnley Express newspaper, joins The Soccer File after watching Chelsea draw 1-1 at Turf Moor on Sunday to take a look at Sean Dyche, Joey Barton and all things Claret.
Simon gives his take on FIFA's decision to expand the World Cup to 48 teams and Rob Harris of the Associated Press provides insight on the background to the decision and the possible conflicts that may follow.
Massive transfer fees, huge signings and rumours of bigger things to come - we look at the Chinese Super League with Zhe Ji of Red Lantern sports marketing company, Asian soccer writer Michael Church and Brazil-based journalist Andrew Downie.
Former Scotland and Chelsea midfielder Craig Burley of ESPN and soccer writer Ives Galarcep look back on the football year of 2016 in this bumper end of year episode. Klinsmann, Leicester City, 'death by stats', MLS, Euro 2016 and much more.