Football Daily

Football Daily

By BBC Radio 5 live

The latest from the Premier League, EFL, European football and more!

Episodes

Friday Football Social: Neil Warnock and 2 weeks from football’s return

Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas bring you the Friday Football Social where they are joined by Neil Warnock as he takes us through his managing career. BBC Football Correspondent John Murray gives us an update as the initial fixtures for the Premier League are announced. Southampton Chief Executive Martin Semmens is on the pod after he gave Ralph Hasenhüttl a new contract. Reading’s Charlie Adam gives us an update on a return to training in the Championship. PLUS Chelsea boss Emma Hayes joins us as they’re crowned WSL Champions for the season.
05/06/2047m 27s

You’re Better Than That

Emma Saunders and Chris Sutton take on Robbie Savage and 5 Live’s senior football reporter Ian Dennis. Robbie had lead 3-0, now he’s behind 3-4. In fact, it was Ian’s first appearance which kicked off the losing streak. So, can they redeem themselves after the infamous Daryl Janmaat episode? Or will Chris and Emma really stick the boot in and secure the series win before next week’s final episode?
04/06/2030m 31s

EFL submit suggestions and Reid recounts the ‘Hand of God’

In this episode, 5 Live’s senior football reporter Ian Dennis and Lincoln City chief executive Liam Scully bring us the EFL’s latest plans to finish the season. We hear from Ralph Hasenhuttl after he signed a new four year contract with Southampton and former Wolves fitness coach Tony Daley goes into detail about player fitness and returning to contact training. You can also hear how Newcastle United’s takeover is developing, and Peter Reid joins us to look back 34 years to the day England lost their opening World Cup game at Mexico 86, which culminated in Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ goal in the quarter final.
03/06/2039m 46s

What football will look like

Kelly Cates is joined by 5 Live’s senior football reporter Ian Dennis, former Chelsea winger Pat Nevin and ex-Premier League goalkeeper Rob Green. You’ll hear an exclusive interview with Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp, while Derby County defender Curtis Davies gives us an insight into his routine with a training audio diary. We also speak to Paul Catterson, the Newcastle United club doctor, about the medical issues facing teams. And Norwich's sporting director Stuart Webber reveals the financial dilemmas clubs might expect going forward.
02/06/2058m 6s

MNC: Football supports #BlackLivesMatter

Kelly Cates is joined by Chris Sutton, Rory Smith and Micah Richards for the Monday Night Club. After the Liverpool players posted a picture taking a knee around the centre circle at Anfield, the Monday Night Club discuss racism and the importance of players speaking out. They're joined by QPR chief executive Lee Hoos to talk about the plans for the Championship to resume on 20th June as well as Charlton manager Lee Bowyer after the news that three of his players will not play when the season resumes.
01/06/2046m 17s

Euro Leagues: José Gomes and stadium drive-ins

Steve Crossman is joined by Guillem Balague and Julien Laurens on the Euro Leagues. This week, the team are joined by Marítimo and former Reading manager José Gomes to discuss the return of Portuguese football, the influence of José Mourinho and studying football at university. Would you be up for a drive-in match viewing at your team's stadium? FC Midtjylland marketing director Preben Rokkjaer discusses his club's innovative way to get fans back at football grounds.
31/05/2043m 56s

Friday Football Social: Emile Heskey, Asmir Begović and Oliver Norwood

Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas bring you the Friday Football Social where they are joined by Emile Heskey as he talks us through his career in English football. AC Milan goalkeeper Asmir Begović joins the pod to discuss the return of Serie A and how coronavirus has affected Italy. Sheffield United midfielder Oliver Norwood speaks to us as they prepare for the Premier League to return. PLUS Brighton Hove Albion Chief Executive Paul Barber gives us their thoughts on playing football at neutral grounds.
29/05/2046m 17s

The Premier League is back

This is a special edition of the football daily podcast, because the Premier League season is set to restart on the 17th of June. Steve Crossman is joined by Pat Nevin, Chris Waddle and Dion Dublin to react to the news. Plus, 5 Live’s senior football reporter Ian Dennis has all the details from the Premier League. There’s a lot to discuss, including playing behind closed doors, neutral grounds and whether or not all the players will be taking part, given that some have refused to return to group training during this pandemic.
28/05/2048m 7s

You’re Better Than That

Steve Crossman stands in for Mark Chapman as he and Chris Sutton take on Robbie Savage and BBC commentator Arlo White. Robbie once lead 3-0, now it’s 3-3 – can Steve and Chris make it four on the bounce and take the lead for the first time in the competition? One thing is for sure, Arlo will have nightmares about Wilfried Bony tonight. Why? Have a listen.
28/05/2027m 23s

Is contact training safe?

Steve Crossman is joined by Chris Sutton and Robbie Savage for the latest Football Daily podcast. As all Premier League clubs unanimously agree to begin contact training, BBC Sport’s Simon Stone joins the discussion, with Chris and Robbie giving their thoughts on whether group training and tackling should be taking place. Danny Ings was enjoying his best season in the top flight, scoring 15 goals before the Premier League was suspended. So, 5 Live’s senior football reporter Ian Dennis has caught up with the Southampton striker as he returns to training. BBC football reporter Roddy Forsyth has the latest from Scotland after Hearts owner Ann Budge proposed a radical restructuring of the Scottish League system, which would see the existing four divisions merged into three leagues of 14 teams. Plus Alan Kennedy joins us to look back, 39 years to the day after he scored the only goal as Liverpool beat Real Madrid to become European champions.
27/05/2042m 55s

Jordan Henderson on feeling safe, fitness and waiting for the title

Kelly Cates is joined by 5 Live’s senior football reporter Ian Dennis and former Tottenham and Manchester City midfielder Michael Brown for the latest Football Daily podcast. Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson joins them to talk about returning to training and his role in Players Together. And just how has he felt waiting for the conclusion of the Premier League title? He reveals all. You can also hear from Sean O’Connor of Stat Sports – his GPS vests are being used by 11 of 20 Premier League clubs to track whether players are sticking to social distancing in training. Plus ex-England manager and former Manchester United assistant Steve McClaren joins us to look back on the night United won the treble with a dramatic 2-1 win over Bayern Munich in the Champions League final - 21 years ago.
26/05/2043m 22s

MNC: Stephen Warnock on Benitez and Istanbul

Kelly Cates is joined by Chris Sutton, Micah Richards and Rory Smith on the Monday Night Club. Former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock criticises Rafa Benitez' man management skills and reflects on the 2005 Champions League final. And the team react to the cancellation of the Women's Super League.
25/05/2042m 15s

Euro Leagues: Roberto Martínez, Jesse Marsch and Bernardo

Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague and Kristof Terreur are back with the Euro Leagues. Roberto Martínez explains why his Belgium players are coaches of the future and Red Bull Salzburg boss Jesse Marsch remembers THAT half-time team-talk at Anfield. And Brighton defender Bernardo discusses his love of radio, Project Restart and his upbringing in Brazil.
24/05/2049m 54s

Friday Football Social: Martin O’Neill, Jamaal Lascelles and Andy Cole

Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas bring you the Friday Football Social where they are joined by Martin O’Neill as he tells us about his career in management. We hear from Premier League Chief Executive Richard Masters, and Newcastle United skipper Jamaal Lascelles on Project Restart. Former Manchester United player Andy Cole joins the pod 21 years after they beat Newcastle to win the FA Cup in 1999. PLUS Former Burton Albion manager Nigel Clough talks us through his decision to leave the club.
22/05/2042m 19s

You’re Better Than That

Regular team-mates Mark Chapman and Chris Sutton take on Robbie Savage, who this week is joined by Fantasy 606’s Statman Dave. Robbie was 3-0 up, but now goes into it with a narrow 3-2 lead. Can Mark and Chris continue the comeback? Maths skills come into play this week, with different degrees of success. Plus, look out for Gary and Phil Mitchell, and a special clue for Garry Monk, or should we say Barry Hunk. Confused? So is Robbie.
21/05/2029m 26s

EFL latest and the FA Cup’s greatest

Mark Chapman is joined by Chris Sutton and Robbie Savage to react to the latest news from the EFL about whether or not to continue the League One season. Sheffield United’s Chris Wilder reflects on his side returning to training, plus we hear from Burton Albion chairman Ben Robinson after manager Nigel Clough left his role this week, and former Everton boss Joe Royle is live for an FA Cup 'On This Day' moment from 25 years ago.
20/05/2041m 23s

Six out of 748 test positive for coronavirus

Kelly Cates is joined by 5 Live’s senior football reporter Ian Dennis and former Premier League goalkeeper Rob Green to discuss the results of the Premier League’s coronavirus testing. Six players and members of staff have tested positive from the 748 carried out. Also in this podcast you'll hear from Aston Villa defender Matt Targett on the day he returned to training. Portsmouth's chief executive Mark Catlin gives his thoughts on whether the League One season should continue. Plus, England assistant manager and former Chelsea number two Steve Holland joins us to look back on the Blues winning the Champions League - eight years ago today.
19/05/2041m 20s

MNC: Celtic, Christie and Cantona

Mark Chapman, Ian Wright, Chris Sutton and Rory Smith are back on the Monday Night Club. Celtic midfielder Ryan Christie discusses his club's ninth Premiership title in a row and Dion Dublin remembers the magic of Eric Cantona at Manchester United.
18/05/2047m 45s

Euro Leagues: Return of the Bundesliga and Quique Sánchez Flores

The Bundesliga is back and so are Steve Crossman and the Euro Leagues team. Fortuna Düsseldorf sporting director Lutz Pfannenstiel takes us behind the scenes at his club and Archie Rhind-Tutt joins us from Köln-Mainz. Meanwhile, former Watford and Atlético Madrid boss Quique Sánchez Flores discusses winning the Europa League, his godfather Alfredo Di Stéfano and the Pozzo family.
17/05/2040m 54s

Friday Football Social: Joe Cole, and League Two cancelled

Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas bring you the Friday Football Social. Former England midfielder Joe Cole joins the pod to discuss his career at club and international level, and his plans for the future. BBC Football Correspondent, Ian Dennis, brings us the latest news after it was announced that League Two is cancelled. And Roddy Forsyth brings us all the latest from the SPFL.
15/05/2047m 26s

You’re Better Than That

Regular team-mates Mark Chapman and Chris Sutton take on Robbie Savage, who this week is joined by BBC sport commentator Conor McNamara. Robbie goes into it with a 3-1 lead, after his unbeaten streak came to an end last week. Was last week a one-off, or are Mark and Chris staging a comeback? And is there a better clue than ‘ginger and crashed his car’? Confused? You’re not the only one.
13/05/2027m 4s

Bowyer not happy to end, Rose and Raheem not keen to restart

Kelly Cates is joined by ex-Man City and Tottenham midfielder Michael Brown and 5 Live’s senior football reporter Ian Dennis to discuss the latest on player safety as plans continue for football to restart. We hear from Raheem Sterling and Danny Rose, who are the latest to voice their concerns, while Charlton Athletic boss Lee Bowyer discusses how plans to finish the Championship season would see his side relegated, despite only falling into the relegation places on their last game played. Owner and chair of Port Vale Carol Shanahan talks about furloughing her players and backroom staff, Roddy Forsyth has the latest news from Scottish football and Aaron Hughes looks back 10 years, to when Fulham lost to Atletico Madrid in the Europa League final.
12/05/2044m 53s

MNC: Muscle memory, meetings and Middlesbrough

Mark Chapman, Chris Sutton and Micah Richards bring you the Monday Night Club as they discuss Project Restart and using the clubs’ own stadiums instead of neutral grounds. BBC Senior Football Correspondent John Murray provides all the latest news from the Premier League meeting. Bristol Rovers winger and PFA representative, Alex Rodman, joins the pod to discuss his concerns about the future of the season. PLUS Micah tells us his memories from this day 12 years ago when Manchester City were beaten 8-1 by Middlesbrough.
11/05/2044m 0s

Euro Leagues: Chris Waddle on his Marseille career

Steve Crossman is joined by Guillem Balague and Kristof Terreur on this week's Euro Leagues show. The team bring us the latest on the return of the Bundesliga and leagues across Europe. Plus Chris Waddle reminisces about his Marseille career and the time he aimed for France and ended up on an island in the Indian Ocean... And Nayim remembers THAT goal against Arsenal in the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup Final.
10/05/2050m 18s

Friday Football Social: Jermain Defoe and Glenn Hoddle

Jermain Defoe talks about a lack of respect for his England career and Glenn Hoddle relives the Champions League final on the Friday Football Social with Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas. John Murray gives an update on the Bundesliga and potential return for the Premier League. Plus we hear about Fletch's BBQ and JJ's slip and slide...
08/05/2048m 48s

You’re Better Than That

Regular teammates Mark Chapman and Chris Sutton take on Robbie Savage, who this week is joined by 5live senior football reporter Ian Dennis. Can Robbie continue his unbeaten streak? Have the teams been swotting up? And what shenanigans will go down this week? One word - Janmaat. Confused? Then have a listen.
07/05/2028m 47s

The Bundesliga is back

Mark Chapman is joined by Chris Sutton and Robbie Savage to react to the news that the German Bundesliga is set to return. What conditions will be put in place? Will there be a medical impact? You can hear from the head of football for Bild, Christian Falk, and former Hertha Berlin interim manager Alex Nourii. Plus we get an insight from Gary Lewin, who is a former physio for England and ex-head of medical services at West Ham. Is this all too much too soon? And is it safe enough?
06/05/2042m 39s

Rösler’s relegation revelations and Dean Smith speaks Spanish

Kelly Cates is joined by 5 Live’s football correspondent John Murray and former Chelsea winger Pat Nevin to discuss the huge financial cost the coronavirus crisis could have on football. Aston Villa head coach Dean Smith talks about a possible Premier League restart, learning Spanish and how lockdown has given him time to closely assess all of his players. Plus Uwe Rösler recounts the bizarre way Manchester City were relegated in 1996 after they thought they were safe.
05/05/2041m 13s

MNC: Neutral venues and Micah on McClaren

Mark Chapman, Ian Wright, Chris Sutton and Rory Smith bring you the Monday Night Club as they discuss neutral venues with Brighton Hove Albion Chief Executive Paul Barber. Micah Richards joins the pod to discuss his memories of Steve McClaren, 14 years to the day after he was appointed England manager. What will the repercussions of coronavirus be for women’s football? PLUS Ian Wright relives his memories 26 years on from being suspended for the game when Arsenal won the Cup Winners’ Cup in Copenhagen.
04/05/2044m 4s

Euro Leagues: José Enrique and Rabbi Matondo

José Enrique compares Jon Flanagan to Roberto Carlos and we hear from FC Schalke and Wales winger Rabbi Matondo in this week's Euro Leagues podcast. Guillem Balague and Julien Laurens join Steve Crossman to discuss Ligue 1 being cancelled and how football may restart in Spain, Italy and Germany.
03/05/2045m 0s

Berbatov says Kane could follow in his United footsteps

Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas bring you the Friday Football Social. They are joined by former Tottenham and Manchester City midfielder Michael Brown and 5live’s senior football reporter Ian Dennis talk about the return of football and what measures will need to be in place for it to happen. And if the Premier League it set to come back, will it bring with it Mauricio Pochettino? Plus, Dimitar Berbatov joins the podcast to reminisce with JJ about times at Tottenham and his move to Manchester United, something which he thinks Harry Kane will emulate.
01/05/2041m 58s

Keith Gillespie and Robbie Savage's hairdryer

What links Robbie Savage's hairdryer to Keith Gillespie? Can Mark Chapman and Chris Sutton reverse their poor form to overcome Savage and Vicki Sparks in Alistair Bruce-Ball's "You're Better Than That" quiz? And how could we see a return for football?
29/04/2049m 36s

Hair today, gone tomorrow

Kelly Cates is joined by ex-England striker Chris Waddle and 5live’s senior football reporter Ian Dennis to discuss the latest news from France as Prime Minister Edouard Phillipe bans all sporting events, including behind closed doors, until September. French football journalist Julien Laurens gives us the latest information on how this news affects the football season. What are the deeper issues with the Championship and EFL? Peter Ridsdale - advisor to Trevor Hemmings, the owner of Preston North End – discusses the financial impact of coronavirus and insists football as a business, needs to restart as soon as possible. Mark Lawrenson pays tribute to his former Liverpool, Preston and Brighton teammate striker Michael Robinson who has died at the age of 61. Also joining the podcast is John Barnes, who on this day 30 years ago, scored the winning goal to clinch Liverpool the league title. And we get Chris’s opinion on the new hairstyles showcased on social media as a result of people being unable to get to the hairdressers. With people chopping and dyeing their locks in lockdown, we ask why we are not seeing more of the ‘Chris Waddle Mullet’? Could it be set for a comeback?
28/04/2041m 42s

MNC: Premier League Project Restart and 6 years since the Gerrard slip

Mark Chapman, Ian Wright, Chris Sutton and Rory Smith bring you the Monday Night Club as they discuss the Premier League’s Project Restart – the plan to get football back underway. Former Chelsea goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer joins the pod to tell us his memories of that Steven Gerrard slip 6 years ago. Plus after Arjen Robben said he is considering coming out of retirement, the Monday Night Club take us back to 2012 when Chris Sutton decided to do the same.
27/04/2050m 13s

Euro Leagues: Steffen Freund and what next for Dutch football?

Steve Crossman is joined by Guillem Balague and Kristof Terreur for this week's Euro Leagues podcast. Former German international Steffen Freund reflects on their Euro 1996 victory, a sore subject for Steve. With the news that the Dutch football season will be voided, we're also joined by SC Cambuur manager Henk de Jong whose team were at the top of the Eerste Divisie and could now miss out on promotion to the Eredivisie and Dutch football expert Marcel van der Kraan.
26/04/2042m 18s

Football Social: With Raheem Sterling

Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas are back for the Football Social. Manchester City and England forward Raheem Sterling chats to Darren about his life in isolation, what he has been doing around the house and his relationship with Pep Guardiola. Former England international Karen Carney joins Darren and JJ to discuss Phil Neville's decision to step down as the England Women's team manager at the end of next summer. They also chat about the legacy that he has created and who should replace him. Darren and Jermaine are also joined by Nottingham Forest U23 coach Andy Reid who has been furloughed by the club to talk about how he is getting on and how he is still training with his team.
25/04/2043m 22s

All about James Milner

Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas catch up with one of the Premier League's longest-serving players James Milner. They chat all about his life in football as well as those infamous social media videos.
24/04/2029m 47s

Orville and Dean

Mark Chapman, Chris Sutton, Robbie Savage and John Murray take part in ABB's quiz in which Chris gets confused between Orville the Duck and Jayne Torvill. Michael O'Neill joins the pod after he announces he will step down as Northern Ireland manager. And senior football reporter Ian Dennis explains the latest on the ending of the National League season
22/04/2051m 4s

Wine tasting with Dyche and Denno

Kelly Cates is joined by former Tottenham and Manchester City midfielder Michael Brown and 5 Live’s senior football reporter Ian Dennis. Up for discussion is the number of free agents in the Premier League this summer and whether the players and pitches will be ready for the return of football when coronavirus restrictions are eased. Ian sits down with Burnley manager Sean Dyche to find out how he’s filling his time during lockdown. Sean reveals his passion for cooking and his private stash of posh red wine that he keeps away from other managers. Did he really serve Arsene Wenger cheap plonk post-match? And could he be a secret wine connoisseur?
21/04/2040m 44s

Dressing like Kylie and hiding from Keown

Mark Chapman, Micah Richards, Chris Sutton and Rory Smith are in lockdown once again for this week’s Monday Night Club. Former Arsenal defender Lee Dixon surprises Chris as he’s mid-tale about an incident from April 1997, which ended with Chris hiding in a toilet from Lee’s Arsenal pals. He also compares the playing styles of former team-mates Tony Adams and Martin Keown, and whether or not he feels Arsene Wenger stayed at Arsenal longer then he should have. And in this time of unknowns and ‘what ifs’, we get some real insight into running a Football League club during the crisis from Fleetwood Town chairman Andy Pilley.
20/04/2039m 42s

Euro Leagues: Frank Leboeuf and Arturo Fernandes

Steve Crossman and Guillem Balague are joined by Julien Laurens to discuss the most recent impact of the Coronavirus on European Leagues. Former French international and actor, Frank Leboeuf, talks about his memories of winning the world cup and what he has been up to in lockdown. Plus Head of the Portuguese Agents Association Arturo Fernandes, talks about the current situation in Portugal and how his job is changing due to Coronavirus.
19/04/2039m 4s

Football Social: With Lineker, Coleman and Richards

Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas are joined by Gary Lineker to discuss his football career, from winning the Golden Boot at Mexico 86 to his memories of Italia 90. Alongside Darren and Jermaine, Micah Richards is back on the pod to talk about the possible impacts of the playing the remainder of the season behind closed doors. Plus, Everton captain Seamus Coleman joins the Football Social to chat about family life, the 'Players Together' initiative and working under Carlo Ancelotti.
17/04/2051m 27s

ABB is quizmaster and Dundee give their final answer

Mark Chapman is joined by Chris Sutton and Robbie Savage to react to Dundee voting to end the Scottish lower-league season. Promotion and relegation is yet to be confirmed, but it means Dundee United, Raith Rovers and Cove Rangers are declared champions of their respective leagues. After Dundee initially voted ‘no’, should they have been allowed the change of heart? Plus, Alistair Bruce-Ball and John Murray join to the podcast as the panel go head-to-head in new quiz, ‘You’re Better Than That’.
15/04/2040m 31s

Partridge, TikTok and is Ashley selling Newcastle?

It seems an unusual time for a Premier League takeover, but that’s exactly what might be about to happen. Reports suggest that Mike Ashley is set to sell Newcastle United. Join Kelly Cates, Rob Green and Pat Nevin as they ask how much this deal is worth and whether they think it will actually go through. We’ll have the latest from Scotland as all 42 clubs have submitted their vote on whether or not to end the season. Plus Southampton’s James Ward-Prowse tells us how he’s dealing with lockdown and Oxford United’s Jamie Mackie joins the podcast after his at-home workout video went viral.
14/04/2038m 55s

MNC: Spurs backtrack and Wrighty to Chelsea?

Mark Chapman, Ian Wright, Chris Sutton and Rory Smith discuss Tottenham’s move to reverse their decision to furlough the club’s non-playing staff. Also, after Chris Sutton’s revelation last week that he almost signed for Manchester United, Wrighty chats about how he nearly made a move to Chelsea.
13/04/2049m 17s

Euro Leagues: Javier Aguirre and Jonjoe Kenny

Steve Crossman and Guillem Balague are joined by Kristof Terreur to discuss the latest impact of the coronavirus across the European Leagues. They chat to Leganés manager Javier Aguirre about how he is managing his team and what he is doing to keep spirits high at home. Also, Jonjoe Kenny joins the pod to discuss what it's like to be back in training and how clubs are training whilst maintaining the social distancing rules which are still in place.
12/04/2046m 21s

Football Social: With Richards, Scholes and Johnson

Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas are joined by Paul Scholes to discuss his most memorable matches, his relationship with Sir Alex and take us inside that Manchester United dressing room that dominated English football for so long. Alongside Darren and Jermaine, Micah Richards speaks about what he is doing in isolation and Bristol City manager Lee Johnson comes on the pod to chat about how his team are preparing for when the season resumes.
10/04/2050m 51s

Contract controversy and Scotland's situation

Mark Chapman, Chris Sutton & Robbie Savage discuss the extension of players' contracts until the 30th June and all the possible scenarios. They're joined by Daniel Geey who is an expert in football law. Scottish football reporter Roddy Forsyth gives an update as clubs in the Championship, League One and League Two face a vote on plans to end the season in the current positions. PLUS Sutton and Savage give their views on the best manager in the Premier League era.
08/04/2038m 16s

Can the Premier League cope with the coronavirus crisis?

Kelly Cates is joined by Ian Dennis and Clinton Morrison to discuss their favourite sporting films and whether the Premier League can survive the coronavirus crisis. We hear from National League chairman Brian Barwick and football finance expert Nick Harris to discuss how teams will cope.
07/04/2043m 21s

MNC: Liverpool’s U-turn and Sutton’s SAS assessment

We start the podcast with the sad news that Pep Guardiola’s mother has died after contracting coronavirus. We hear from our European football broadcaster Guillem Balague, who wrote a biography about the Manchester City manager. There’s reaction to the breaking news that Liverpool have reversed their decision to place some non-playing staff on temporary leave and apologised to fans. Did they bow to backlash or simply realise they’d made a mistake? We get a Liverpool fan’s perspective from John Gibbons from the Anfield Wrap. With discussions about Premier League pay cuts dominating headlines and players set to start negotiations, we ask if the whole situation is damaging for football. And after Alan Shearer revealed he almost signed for Manchester United, Chris Sutton reveals that the Red Devils tried to sign him from Norwich, and part of the process involved an undercover assessment from a former SAS soldier. Did he pass or fail? Listen to find out.
06/04/2039m 43s

Euro Leagues: Piano lessons with Eddie Howe and home schooling with José Fonte

Steve Crossman is joined by Guillem Balague and Julien Laurens to discuss the latest news from the football leagues across Europe, including Belgium, France and Spain. Steve chats to Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe about what he is doing in isolation as well as how he is staying mentally and physically well. They also talk to Portugal and Lille defender José Fonte about how he is getting on with home schooling his children and life at Lille.
05/04/2044m 19s

Football Social: With Coady, Rose and Owen

Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas host another Friday Football Social focusing on the big debate of the week, players' salaries. Darren and JJ are joined by the BBC's Football Correspondent John Murray and Newcastle defender Danny Rose to discuss the news that Premier League clubs will ask players to take a 30% pay cut in order to protect jobs as it was announced the season will not resume until "it is safe and appropriate to do so". The team are also joined by Wolves captain Conor Coady to talk about the role Liverpool's Jordan Henderson has played in rallying together the captains of Premier League clubs to create a voluntary charitable fund. Wigan Athletic manager, Paul Cook, also joins the podcast to chat about what he's doing to help his local community plus Michael Owen speaks to Darren and JJ about his career from staring out at Liverpool, to that FA Cup Final in 2001.
03/04/2043m 53s

Wage deferrals, Warburton and Champions League suspended

Mark Chapman, Chris Sutton and Robbie Savage discuss player pay cuts with QPR head coach Mark Warburton. They also speak to Ian Dennis about UEFA's latest statement suspending all Champions League and Europa League matches until further notice.
01/04/2041m 30s

Footballers get on their bikes & who is Bournemouth’s Piano Man?

Kelly Cates is joined by Pat Nevin and Karen Carney to discuss the best ways to finish this season’s Premier League. Huge questions remain on if the season can actually be finished and if it does re-start - what format will it take? Miguel Delaney is the chief football writer at The Independent and has been covering this story – we get his thoughts. Could a World-Cup-style camp be the answer? Derby County defender Curtis Davies joins the podcast with the idea of temporarily making each season annual. You can also hear from Bournemouth defender Simon Francis on how to cope with injury rehabilitation during isolation. Plus Simon’s boss Eddie Howe reveals how learning piano is keeping him busy.
31/03/2039m 51s

MNC: Kane, Grealish & Andy Cole

Mark Chapman, Ian Wright, Chris Sutton and Rory Smith gather for Monday Night Club. Up for discussion in this episode is the future of Harry Kane at Tottenham, Jack Grealish breaking government guidelines over coronavirus and what Marcus Rashford is doing to get food to children who rely on free school meals. And just how good was Andy Cole? Plus, Celtic boss Neil Lennon joins the pod to talk about 10 years in management and how his club is dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
30/03/2036m 8s

Euro Leagues: Alderweireld on WhatsApp groups & daddy day-care

Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague, Kristof Terreur and Julien Laurens with the latest news on how coronavirus is affecting the European leagues. Tottenham and Belgium defender Toby Alderwiereld tells us how he’s helping hospitals and nursing homes during the pandemic, whilst also dealing with self-isolation and what that entails. And Birmingham City manager Pep Clotet reveals the struggles of being away from his family who are in Spain
29/03/2038m 27s

Sean Dyche, Lucy Bronze and Phil Neville's own language

What would make Sean Dyche rather get a "big spoon" and "ram it" in his eye socket? And how does Lucy Bronze think women's football has changed over the last few years? Mark Chapman is joined by Dion Dublin, Karen Carney and Clinton Morrison to discuss life without football, Phil Neville's own language, their favourite grounds and what riled them up on the football pitch. Sean Dyche also uses the word 'peng'.
28/03/2045m 59s

Football Social: With JJ, McManaman and Caulker

Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas are back with the Friday Football Social from the comfort of their own homes. With another weekend free of football on the horizon, the team are joined by former Liverpool and Real Madrid midfielder, Steve McManaman. Steve chats about his decision to play for Liverpool as a die-hard Evertonian, the 'Spice Boys' and the similarities between Liverpool and Real Madrid as football clubs. JJ's former Spurs teammate Steven Caulker speaks to the team from out in Turkey, where he's currently stuck following the suspension of their top division. Burnley's Chief Executive Neil Hart joins the podcast to discuss how easy a decision it was for him to continue to pay all their match day and non-match day casual workers. Plus, Nottingham Forest defender Joe Worrall talks the Championship and virtual pub quizzes!
27/03/2041m 12s

Roof racks, watt bikes and road runs

Mark Chapman is joined from home by Micah Richards and Pat Nevin to discuss the latest in the football world including the news that all football below National League is to end immediately. Sheffield United's Oliver Norwood joins the pod to chat about what the coaching staff at the club are doing to keep their players in check and fit. Also, the South Shields chairman Geoff Thompson chats about how his club heard about the news that the league has been ended immediately and what impact it will have on his side.
26/03/2038m 32s

A Message from the Football Daily Team

In these uncertain times, we want to keep you up to date with everything going on in football, and hopefully help put a smile on your face too. So here's a quick update from Mark Chapman, Ian Wright and Chris Sutton about the future of the Football Daily Podcast.
24/03/203m 25s

MNC: Would football behind closed doors work?

The gang is back together, well, almost. Mark Chapman, Ian Wright, Chris Sutton and Rory Smith are live from their own homes, but by the power of radio, are together for the Monday Night Club. In the hope of bringing a little laughter, expect to hear Chappers do a dodgy Aussie accent and questions like - just how handsome is Patrik Berger? Then, up for more serious discussion is whether or not football behind closed doors would work. With Leeds currently top of the Championship and looking likely to return to the Premier League for the first time in 16 years, we hear from striker Patrick Bamford. And Plymouth manager Ryan Lowe explains how he’s trying to manage his club from where he lives 300 miles away.
23/03/2035m 18s

Coronavirus: How is it impacting the Women’s game?

Steve Crossman is joined by former England goalkeeper Rob Green, from a studio in Leeds, and former Republic of Ireland striker Clinton Morrison, from the comfort of his own home, to discuss what they're doing to keep busy and stay connected during this period of social distancing. The team are joined by Chelsea Women's manager, Emma Hayes, to talk about how coronavirus is impacting the women's game, how it can be protected and how her players from abroad are coping with keeping safe in self-isolation. Shrewsbury Town’s Romain Vincelot joins the pod to talk about coming back from a career-threatening injury, only to have his return thwarted by coronavirus. Plus, Wolves’ Captain Conor Coady speaks to the team about being a club captain at a time like this and the inspiration he has taken from former Liverpool captain, Steven Gerrard.
22/03/2041m 8s

EFL Special: How will clubs be affected by coronavirus?

Mark Chapman is joined by Michael Brown, George Elek and Kieran Maguire to look at how EFL clubs will be affected by coronavirus. On this special episode, we hear from EFL chairman Rick Parry, Portsmouth striker John Marquis, Stevenage chairman Phil Wallace and Wycombe Wanderers boss Gareth Ainsworth.
21/03/2040m 41s

The ‘Not Very Social’ Friday Football Social

Social distancing comes into play on this episode, with Darren and JJ both broadcasting from home. We don't have any Premier League action to preview, however the pair will be looking at how the coronavirus pandemic is continuing to disrupt the world of football. They are joined by West Ham first-team coach Kevin Nolan - who reveals what has been going on inside the Premier League during this uncertain time. From a player’s perspective, Bournemouth left-back Charlie Daniels talks about how he's dealing with the current situation and hear how Leyton Orient are making the best out of what is a difficult situation, by getting professional players globally to participate in a FIFA tournament.
21/03/2039m 26s

Coronavirus: English football suspension extended

Mark Chapman is joined by Ian Wright, Chris Sutton and John Murray to discuss the news that the English football suspension has been further postponed until at least 30th April. They're also joined by Brighton & Hove Albion striker Glenn Murray to see what training is like whilst social distancing.
19/03/2045m 25s

A Message from Gary Lineker

Gary Lineker makes a guest appearance on the Football Daily podcast to give us an update on what he, Ian Wright and Alan Shearer have been up to since Match of the Day has been off of our TV screens. Match of the Day: Top 10 is a new podcast, exclusively on BBC Sounds. You can listen to the first episode on Premier League captains here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p086w1p3
18/03/203m 6s

Coronavirus: Euro 2020 postponed - what happens next?

Kelly Cates is joined by a host of guests to discuss the impact of the Euros being postponed until 2021. They discuss the impact internationally, nationally and locally and how the structure of next summer may play out with many events already in the calendar. Hear from a fan who has already booked his trip to Baku as well as a leading sports lawyer to discuss any potential legal issues that could arise due to the postponement.
18/03/2041m 21s

Coronavirus: Will Euro 2020 go ahead?

Mark Chapman is joined by BBC football correspondent John Murray, ex-Premier League striker Chris Sutton and Rory Smith from the New York Times to discuss whether the Euro 2020 Championship will go ahead with the sporting calendar on hold due to coronavirus. We also hear from BBC football reporter Roddy Forsyth on the latest news from Scotland. And after the National League was the highest level of football to take place in the UK at the weekend, Barrow manager Ian Evatt tells us how the suspension of future games might affect their financial future.
16/03/2040m 3s

Coronavirus: Is Rooney right about football guinea pigs?

Wayne Rooney has accused the government and football authorities of treating footballers as "guinea pigs" during the coronavirus outbreak. This comes as elite football in Britain is suspended until at least 3 April. Ex-Premier League goalkeeper Rob Green, former Chelsea and Everton winger Pat Nevin and Ben Haines from 90min join Steve Crossman to react to Rooney’s comments. The panel also reveal what they would be doing during self-isolation. Plus, as it’s confirmed that Jan Vertonghen's family were held at knifepoint while he was on Champions League duty with Tottenham, Pat and Rob reveal the dangers footballers face off the pitch. Ben also gives us an insight into the Lionesses camp, after a disappointing result in the SheBelieves Cup.
15/03/2035m 1s

Coronavirus: It's Statman again - what happens next for football?

Mark Chapman is joined by Ian Dennis, Darren Fletcher, Chris Waddle to discuss the effect of the coronavirus on football and Statman Dave models the outcome of the season.
14/03/2039m 13s

Coronavirus: What does the pandemic mean for football?

Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas host a slightly different Football Daily podcast to the Big Weekend Preview as they react to the news that the Coronavirus pandemic has suspended all elite football in Britain until at least 3 April in an unprecedented 24 hours for sport. Darren and JJ are joined by former Football Director at Tottenham and Liverpool, Damien Comolli, as they dissect what exactly has happened across the UK and what they think should happen to the currently unfinished seasons. 5 Live Football Correspondent John Murray joins the team to tell us more about how the Premier League and EFL came to their conclusions and the BBC's John Bennett joins the pod to tell us how the virus has disrupted league's and clubs across Europe. Plus, Leyton Orient Chairman Nigel Travis speaks to the team about how this suspension will this affect his club and others in the lower tiers financially, and football agent Sky Andrew discusses what implications the postponement will have on players & their contracts if the leagues do resume at a later date.
14/03/2048m 17s

Euro Leagues: Will coronavirus bring European football to a halt?

Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague, James Horncastle and Rafa Honigstein discuss the latest impact the coronavirus outbreak is having in football across Europe, and what implications this could have for the Champions League and this summer’s European championships. Plus we’ll take a look back at matters on the pitch where Atlético Madrid, RB Leipzig, Atalanta and PSG all reached the quarter-finals.
12/03/2039m 39s

Simeone has the last laugh against Liverpool

Holders Liverpool are out of the Champions League after a dramatic last-16 second leg against Atlético Madrid went into extra time - and a finely balanced game turned on a catastrophic blunder by goalkeeper Adrian. Mark Chapman is joined by football correspondent John Murray and former Scotland international Pat Nevin at Anfield, with ex-Premier League midfielder Michael Brown and Spanish football expert Guillem Balague in the studio, to discuss what went wrong for Liverpool. You will also hear from Reds boss Jürgen Klopp and defender Virgil van Dijk. The team also reflect on the other Champions League tie, which saw PSG beat Borussia Dortmund to book their place in the quarter-finals, and react to the news that Juventus and Italy centre-back Daniele Rugani has tested positive for coronavirus. And after England’s defeat by Spain ends their defence of the SheBelieves Cup, Lionesses boss Phil Neville reflects on the tournament.
12/03/2033m 0s

Sabitzer sees off Spurs

Kelly Cates is joined by Ian Dennis, Rob Green and Tom Huddlestone to reflect on Tottenham’s exit from the Champions League after their defeat to RB Leipzig. There’s reaction from inside the Spurs camp as manager José Mourinho admits that his side has “lots of problems”, while midfielder Lucas Moura says that the team need to keep fighting in the Premier League. Plus hear from Jürgen Klopp ahead of the second leg of Liverpool against Atlético Madrid, as the defending Champions aim to book their place in the last 8 – despite being 1-0 down after the first leg.
11/03/2035m 27s

Has Vardy ruined Aston Villa’s Premier League party?

Mark Chapman is joined by Chris Sutton, former Aston Villa defender Alan Hutton and commentator Arlo White to reflect on Leicester’s 4-0 victory over Aston Villa in the Premier League. The team debate whether Aston Villa boss Dean Smith is now under pressure after a defeat that leaves them two points away from safety - but still with a game in hand over their rivals. Hutton gives us an insight into how Smith and his assistant coach John Terry will be drilling a defence who have the worst record on defending set-pieces in the league. You’ll hear from Smith and Leicester’s Jamie Vardy - who scored twice - ending a goal drought of 644 minutes. Former Chelsea and England goalkeeper Rob Green and senior football reporter Ian Dennis join the pod as Tottenham prepare for their Champions League last-16 second leg away at RB Leipzig. The panel discuss whether Spurs manager José Mourinho was right to publicly criticise midfielder Tanguy Ndombele after their 1-1 draw with Burnley on Saturday.
10/03/2035m 21s

Man Utd's derby delight and Chelsea's happy Gilmour

Emma Saunders is joined by former Manchester United midfielder Jonathan Greening, ex-Wolves player Michael Kightly and Joel Beya from Cheeky Sport to look back on the weekend's action. They ask if Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has found a successful formula at Manchester United following their derby win over Manchester City. The panel look at Chelsea's comprehensive 4-0 win over Everton and the impact of 18-year-old Billy Gilmour. And they also ask if Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho was right to publicly criticise midfielder Tanguy Ndombele.
09/03/2040m 55s

Liverpool now 9 points from Premier League glory

Mark Chapman and Danny Murphy react to Liverpool’s 2-1 win at home to Bournemouth, which now means Klopp’s side need just nine points to secure the Premier League trophy. Mark’s also joined by Senior Football Reporter at BBC Radio 5 Live Ian Dennis & former Hammers captain Matthew Upson to discuss Arsenal’s narrow win over West Ham, which boosted their hopes of finishing in the Premier League top four. Plus there’s a look back at a huge win for Newcastle at Southampton & Sheffield United continue to push for a potential European spot. George Elek also joins Mark to discuss all the big stories coming out of the Championship, League One & League Two. Steve Crossman catches up with Everton midfielder André Gomes. He talks about his comeback from a fractured ankle where he defied predictions to return in 112 days, and made his first Goodison appearance since the injury against Manchester United last weekend.
07/03/2040m 10s

The Big Weekend Preview Pod

After a few weeks apart, Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas are reunited on the big weekend preview pod. Darren and Jermaine are joined by former Blackburn Rovers, QPR & Aston Villa defender Chris Samba and former Lionesses striker Lianne Sanderson to look ahead to a busy weekend of Premier League football and SheBelieves Cup fixtures. The team reflect on the incident involving Eric Dier and a fan at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium after their shock exit from the FA Cup and question if there is a serious problem in football at the moment when it comes to what some fans think is acceptable when they're going to watch a match? Chris gives us an insight into his professional career, his 'football home' Blackburn Rovers and why he took the decision to move to Russia. They also look ahead to this weekend’s Premier League games including Carlo Ancelotti's return to Stamford Bridge on Sunday, the Manchester Derby at Old Trafford and ask if Liverpool's season could end up being a bit anticlimactic? Plus Lianne discusses whether the Lionesses have gone backwards since the Women's World Cup last summer after the defence of their SheBelieves Cup title got off to a disappointing start in Orlando.
07/03/2041m 48s

Euro Leagues: Coronavirus, Dortmund in for Bellingham & Kanoute’s Mali plea to Traore

Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague, Kristof Terreur and Rafa Honigstein discuss the Danish SuperLeague coronavirus outbreak. Former Premier League striker Freddie Kanoute fills us in on life post playing career, and his love for Adama Traore. We ask whether Birmingham City’s Jude Bellingham could be the latest teenage rising star to join Borussia Dortmund, plus look ahead to next week’s Champions League last-16 second legs.
06/03/2039m 50s

Spurs suffer a Krul FA Cup exit to Norwich

Steve Crossman is joined by former Stoke and Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Glenn Whelan, former Tottenham defender Stephen Kelly and Alistair Bruce-Ball to reflect on Norwich’s dramatic victory over Tottenham by penalty shootout in the FA Cup Fifth Round. The team discuss the tactics of Norwich goalkeeper Tim Krul, who had notes on Tottenham’s penalty takers written on his water bottle, and on whether VAR should be in use during a penalty shootout. They look at what impact this could have on Spurs’ season – especially if they go out of the Champions League to RB Leipzig next week. We also hear from Jose Mourinho on an incident involving Tottenham midfielder Eric Dier – who climbed into the crowd after the match to confront fans. Former Manchester City midfielder Michael Brown and commentator Conor McNamara come on to the pod to analyse victories for Manchester City over Sheffield Wednesday and Leicester City over Birmingham City. And Roddy Forsyth, Steve and Glenn discuss whether Rangers manager Steven Gerrard is under pressure after they lost to Hamilton in the Scottish Premiership.
05/03/2037m 8s

Chelsea KO Klopp’s Liverpool

Kelly Cates, BBC Radio 5 Live Commentator Ian Dennis & former Liverpool midfielder Don Hutchison look back at Liverpool’s exit from the FA Cup after a 2-0 defeat at Stamford Bridge. 5 Live Sport Commentator Conor McNamara & former West Bromwich Albion striker Kevin Phillips react to Newcastle reaching the FA Cup quarter-finals for the first time since 2006 after a 3-2 win over Championship leaders West Brom. Plus there’s a look back at Sheffield United holding onto 2-1 win over a stubborn Reading to also progress into the FA Cup quarter-finals. 5 Live Sport’s Football Correspondent John Murray & Football Reporter for BBC Sport Simon Stone also look back at the 2020-21 Nations League Draw, which took place in Amsterdam along with UEFA’s Executive Committee.
04/03/2035m 8s

Boro, Bundesliga, and Saka for England?

As Arsenal beat Portsmouth to become the first side to qualify for this season's FA Cup quarter-finals we ask if Bukayo Saka's form could be enough to earn an England call-up. Tony Pulis and Gary O'Neil discuss the plight of their former club Middlesbrough who remain in the Championship's bottom three after dropping points late on against Forest, plus we hear from The Athletic's Raphael Honigstein on a chaotic weekend in Germany.
03/03/2037m 6s

It’s League Cup number 3 for Pep at Man City

Emma Saunders, Reading midfielder Charlie Adam, Stoke City defender James Chester and Ben Haines react to Manchester City securing their third League Cup win in succession - and their fourth in five years - with victory over Aston Villa at Wembley. The guys also look at Everton having a late winner against Manchester United ruled out and then manager Carlo Ancelotti being sent off in an entertaining game at Goodison Park where both teams were undone by goalkeeping mistakes. PLUS they review Wolves’ comeback against Spurs, which moved them above José Mourinho’s side in the table and boost their hopes of earning a Champions League spot.
01/03/2040m 20s

Liverpool Lose!

Mark Chapman has all the reaction to Saturday’s football and hears from Jurgen Klopp and Nigel Pearson after Liverpool’s unbeaten run comes to an end at Watford. David Moyes joins us after West Ham beat Southampton, and Steve Bruce reflects on a fourth game without a goal for Newcastle. Mark Clemmit rounds up all the EFL news and Nemanja Matic is on the pod ahead of Manchester United against Everton.
01/03/2042m 14s

The big weekend preview pod

Darren Fletcher is joined by Wolves goalkeeper John Ruddy, former Fulham and Middlesbrough goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer and Conor McNamara to look ahead to a busy weekend of football. The team reflect on bottom of the league Norwich’s shock 1-0 win over Leicester City on Friday night in the Premier League. They look ahead to Sunday’s League Cup final and debate who needs to win it more out of Aston Villa and Manchester City. John Ruddy gives us a fascinating insight into how Wolves head coach Nuno Espirito Santo has managed to keep his starting eleven fit this season, how the club successfully balance playing in the Premier League and the Europa League and how recovery is a major focus for them. They also look ahead at Everton v Manchester United and the A23 derby between Brighton and Crystal Palace.
29/02/2038m 48s

Euro Leagues: End of an era for Real Madrid?

Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague, Kristof Terreur and Julien Laurens ask whether there is a need for radical change at Real Madrid and hear from Spanish World Cup winner David Villa. Plus - the Backstreet Boys as they've never been heard before.
27/02/2039m 59s

Its pure DElight for Pep in Madrid

Mark Chapman, former Man City defender Micah Richards, ex Man City midfielder Michael Brown, Spanish football expert Guillem Balagué & 5 Live Football Correspondent John Murray look back at a sensational night for Pep Guardiola’s side as they comeback from 1-0 down to beat Real Madrid 2-1 in the 1st leg of their last 16 tie against the Spanish giants. There’s also a look at Raheem Sterling’s interview to Spanish media outlet AS, where he was pictured with both a Real Madrid and Man City top draped over his shoulders. Plus reaction to another crucial win for Leeds United in the Championship in their hunt for promotion back to the Premier League & Fulham’s 1-0 victory at home to Swansea City, which still gives them a chance of automatic promotion.
27/02/2035m 55s

Brilliant Bayern bulldoze Chelsea at the Bridge

Kelly Cates, Chris Sutton, Ian Dennis and Pat Nevin look back on a tough night for Chelsea, who were outclassed by Bayern Munich 3-0 in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie. The team look at the difference between the two sides and ask if Bayern could go all the way in the competition. We also hear about Barcelona's 1-1 draw at Napoli in the other tie of the night, and preview Manchester City's first leg away at Real Madrid on Wednesday. And we hear from Slaven Bilić, whose West Brom side went seven points clear at the top of the Championship with victory over Preston.
26/02/2033m 57s

West Ham come close to bursting Liverpool’s ‘invincible’ bubble

Mark Chapman is joined by former West Ham and Chelsea goalkeeper Rob Green, former Chelsea and Everton midfielder Pat Nevin and commentator Arlo White as Liverpool come from 2-1 down to beat West Ham 3-2 in the Premier League. Liverpool’s unbeaten league run looked under threat – but they’ve now equalled Manchester City’s all-time record of 18 consecutive league wins in the top flight. As Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold secured his 11th and 12 league assists of the season and Andy Robertson also earned an assist – Pat and Rob dissect how you can possibly stop crosses and defend against both full-backs. After West Ham goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski made a huge mistake leading to Liverpool’s second goal – Rob gives us a goalkeeping masterclass on what to do in that situation. Former Premier League referee Mark Halsey joins the pod to talk us through some of the controversial decisions made by VAR over the weekend – including the PGMOL admitting that Tottenham’s Giovani Lo Celso should have been shown a red card in their game against Chelsea. And as the Champions League returns – Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard speaks ahead of their tie with Bayern Munich. You’ll also hear from Bayern Munich’s Serge Gnabry on scoring four against Tottenham in the Champions League group stages, on leaving Arsenal and England and on his passion for fashion.
25/02/2038m 57s

Bravo Bruno, goals galore and advantage Arteta

Emma Saunders is joined by Michael Kightly, Matt Jarvis and Ben Haines to review all the weekend’s action in the Premier League. The panel discuss Bruno Fernandes’ first goal in a Manchester United shirt, and how Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s team are ready to join the party for a Champions League spot. They also look at who has the edge, Mikel Arteta or Carlo Ancelotti, as Arsenal hosted Everton in the late kick off on Sunday. VAR raises its head (again), and the guys put forward their cases as to why they want Kevin De Bruyne to take the penalties for Manchester City. Not only that the pod also explores the clubs facing relegation, and the ones that could pull themselves out of the danger zone.
24/02/2039m 48s

VAR from perfect

Mark Chapman rounds up a controversial day in the Premier League with VAR taking centre stage. Andy Reid, Matt Upson and Dion Dublin react to Giovani lo Celso somehow avoiding red for a tackle on Cesar Azpilicueta. Chelsea manager Frank Lampard doesn't hold back when asked for his thoughts on the decision. John Murray and Michael Kightly have a penalty decision to debate at the King Power and Eddie Howe isn't happy after Bournemouth have two goals disallowed at Burnley. There's reaction to another defeat for Aston Villa and George Elek rounds up the big stories in the football league.
22/02/2033m 14s

The Big Weekend Preview Pod

There’s no Jermaine Jenas this week, so Darren Fletcher is joined by ex-Man City and Chelsea winger Shaun Wright-Phillips and former Newcastle midfielder Kieron Dyer. They look ahead to the weekend’s games, including Jose Mourinho’s return to Stamford Bridge with Tottenham, and ask if Leicester v Man City is the most irrelevant game between second and third in the Premier League. Former Newcastle head coach John Carver joins the pod to look at how his old side are positioned ahead of the run-in. And the panel look at whether Wolves should prioritise the Premier League or Europa League.
22/02/2040m 40s

Euro Leagues: Haaland - a freakish footballer on Fat Thursday

As Germany celebrates Fat Thursday, Steve Crossman, Mina Rzouki, Rafa Honigstein and Archie Rhind-Tutt discuss a youngster who feasts on goals as they reflect on the return of the Champions League. Plus - why Martin Braithwaite's move to Barcelona might be a dream for him but seems unfair on Leganes.
20/02/2036m 59s

Spurs silenced but Pep talks

Spurs are blanked by RB Leipzig as they struggle without a recognised striker in their last-16 tie in the Champions League. Rob Green and Chris Waddle join Mark Chapman to discuss whether Jose Mourinho's are side good enough to play that way, how valuable a Fernando Llorente-type option might be right now, and being 'caught between two stalls' in their defensive set-up. Plus, we hear from Pep Guardiola who announces he will '100%' remain at Manchester City when speaking for first time since the club's UEFA ban was announced.
20/02/2031m 23s

How to beat Liverpool? Better call Saúl

Kelly Cates is joined by football correspondent John Murray, former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock and European football expert Guillem Balague to analyse Liverpool’s 1-0 Champions League defeat to Atletico Madrid, with Saúl Niguez scoring the only goal of the game. The team look at where Liverpool need to improve to look more dangerous against Atletico’s defence in the second leg at Anfield. BBC Sport’s John Bennett talks us through Borussia Dortmund’s 2-1 win over PSG, which increases the pressure on the French side’s coach Thomas Tuchel. And we hear from Jose Mourinho, who has an intriguing analogy to describe Son Heung Min’s injury.
19/02/2033m 58s

A Bridge too VAR for Chelsea & Lampard

Mark Chapman, former Manchester City midfielder Micah Richards, ex Chelsea striker Chris Sutton & commentator Jonathan Pearce look back at a controversial game at Stamford Bridge as Manchester United closed in on a Champions League spot with victory over Chelsea as Frank Lampard's side were left with a sense of injustice after contentious video assistant referee decisions went against them. The guys also preview the return of the Champions League as Liverpool travel to Atlético Madrid for the 1st leg in the last 16 on Tuesday night – AND there’s a look at the bottom of the Premier League table as the fight to avoid the drop intensifies.
18/02/2040m 10s

Are Spurs sleepwalking towards the Champions League?

Is Villa conceding late goals against top sides a self-fulfilling prophecy and could Tottenham sleepwalk their way to Champions League football? Lee Hendrie, Melissa Reddy and Ben Haines join Emma Saunders to discuss a crazy match at Villa Park with big implications at both ends. Plus, is Jordan Henderson now undeniably world class, could a siege mentality benefit Manchester City between now and the end of the season, and who is the "best worst player" in the league?
16/02/2043m 12s

Burnley bounce, Fulham flop and Sadio sinks Norwich

Mark Chapman presents a look back at Saturday's Premier League and EFL action, as Liverpool go 25 points clear at the top of the Premier League with a 1-0 win at Norwich. We hear from Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson and Norwich boss Daniel Farke. There's also reaction from St Mary's where Burnley beat Southampton to go 10 points clear of the relegation places. And there's the latest from another dramatic day in the Championship title race, where Fulham went down to a shock 3-0 defeat against struggling Barnsley but Leeds United enjoyed a good day.
15/02/2036m 24s

Man City’s Champions League ban

Emma Saunders, former Manchester City midfielder Michael Brown, ex Wolves winger Michael Kightly, Senior Football Reporter Ian Dennis & Football Reporter for BBC Sport Simon Stone discuss the news that Manchester City have been banned from European club competition for the next two seasons after being found to have committed "serious breaches" of UEFA's club licensing and financial fair play regulations. The guys look at the future of City’s players and if this could spell the end of Pep Guardiola’s reign at the club. There’s also reaction to the goalless draw at Molineux between Wolverhampton Wanderers & Leicester City with Conor McNamara.
15/02/2031m 48s

Euro Leagues: Klinsmann, Paraguay and the return of the Champions League

Steve Crossman is joined by Kristof Terreur, Julien Laurens and Rafael Honigstein to look at the big stories from around Europe. The team reflect on Jurgen Klinsmann's departure from Hertha Berlin, look at the state of the Serie A title race and assess next week's games in the Champions League last 16. And after Emmanuel Adebayor made the move to Paraguay, we hear from Rodrigo Codas, an agent who helped broker the deal. Could Yaya Toure be about to join him in South America?
13/02/2043m 53s

Poch eyes Premier League return; and Gosling V Moss

Steve Crossman, Lincoln City manager Michael Appleton, former Stoke and Burnley striker John Walters & EFL expert Ali Maxwell react to Mauricio Pochettino’s comments that he’s looking for a return to Premier League management & which players Manchester United are eyeing up with big-money moves to Old Trafford. The panel also discuss the Premier League's decision to not take any action against referee Jon Moss after Bournemouth alleged he made comments during Sunday's 2-1 defeat at Sheffield United – Plus Steve and the guys look back at the big stories from Wednesday night’s Championship action.
13/02/2039m 42s

Alli's social media controversy; Leeds and Forest drop points

Kelly Cates is joined by Mark Clemmit, former Hull City manager Phil Brown and ex-Nottingham Forest midfielder Kris Commons to examine how footballers should use social media. It follows Dele Alli's apology for a post he made on Snapchat which joked about the coronavirus outbreak. The team also reflect on Tuesday's EFL action, which saw promotion contenders Leeds and Nottingham Forest drop points in the Championship.
12/02/2031m 18s

MNC: The Winter break, desert islands and footballers on skidoos

It might be the Winter break in the Premier League but it's a full strength team on the Monday Night Club podcast. Mark Chapman is joined by Ian Wright, Chris Sutton and Rory Smith as they dissect the weekend's football action. The team ask if Jordan Pickford should still be England's number one goalkeeper and if he was right to speak out about the criticism he receives as an England player? Former Nottingham Forest midfielder Kris Commons, and Adam Pope from BBC Radio Leeds join the podcast to talk about just how tight it is at the top of the Championship and whether either of their teams have the bottle to secure promotion. Ian and Chris give us an insight into what football players get up to during the winter break, and what they can't get up to. Plus, with Wrighty's upcoming appearance on Desert Island, we get you to choose some songs for Chris just in case he is ever asked to share the soundtrack to his life!
11/02/2040m 16s

Lundstram's late show and Leon Osman's sofa

The weather forced Manchester City's game with West Ham to be called off, meaning Leon Osman could do the podcast from the comfort of his sofa. He joined Steve Crossman, Ben Haines of 90Min, former Wolves midfielder Michael Kightly and the Daily Telegraph's Luke Edwards to review the weekend's matches. They look at Eddie Howe's frustrations after Bournemouth's latest defeat to Sheffield United, how Carlo Ancelotti has turned things around at Everton, and assess just what's going wrong with Leeds United.
09/02/2040m 22s

A ‘farcical’ own goal, ‘cruel’ defeats & are Everton Europe bound?

For this episode of the Football Daily pod Jonathan Overend is in the hot seat and is joined by EFL journalist George Elek. There may have been no 3pm kick offs in the Premier League but the games that were played were definitely full of drama. Ian Dennis and Michael Brown join the guys from Goodison after a win for Everton against Crystal Palace. We hear from both Carlo Ancelotti and Roy Hodgson in a game that finished 3-1. It ended one a piece between Brighton and Watford at the Amex in the late kick off. Nigel Pearson speaks to John Southall and Jonathan Pearce after his team gave away three points after a ‘farcical’ own goal. Not only that Overs and George discuss some of the more interesting stories from the Championship, League One and League Two – with Scott Parker and Michael O’Neill both making an appearance.
09/02/2039m 54s

Why Danny Rose had to leave Spurs

Darren Fletcher & Jermaine Jenas are joined by Danny Rose to discuss Newcastle & his reasons for leaving North London. Ex Hammers defender James Collins talks about the volatile atmosphere that currently surrounds his former club West Ham - And Aston Villa legend Gabriel Agbonlahor joins the guys to look at his old sides chances of avoiding the drop this season. Plus Darren, JJ & the rest of the panel look at the pros & cons of a winter break in the Premier League.
08/02/2036m 56s

Euro Leagues: Partying with Neymar and could Messi really leave Barcelona?

Ever wondered what goes down at Neymar's famous birthday parties? Julien Laurens reveals all having been to the exclusive bash this week in Paris. Mina Rzouki and Guillem Balague are also with Steve Crossman to discuss whether Lionel Messi's Barcelona future is in doubt after he criticised the club hierarchy, and why Antonio Conte is obsessed with bringing Premier League players to Inter. Plus, we get insight into the extraordinary start to life at Dortmund for Erling Haaland.
06/02/2042m 37s

Unlucky Southampton sent packing by Son

Tottenham book their place in the 5th round of the FA Cup after Son scores a late penalty to beat Southampton 3-2. Mark Chapman is joined by Emma Hayes, Michael Brown and Ian Dennis for reaction as Jose Mourinho congratulates himself on masterminding the win, while Ralph Hasenhuttl and his Southampton side are left regretting missed chances. Plus hear from Izzy Christiansen ahead of the Merseyside derby as Everton's new signing talks about her move back to the Women’s Super League from Lyon and her aspirations to play for England again.
06/02/2032m 42s

Eriksen's Inter view and a Newcastle Cup run

Christian Eriksen talks about his last few months at Spurs - saying he felt he was being blamed for their poor form, the club's struggles post-Champions League final, and the influx of Premier League players to new side, Inter. Plus, reaction to a dramatic night of FA Cup replays as Newcastle book their place in the fifth round for the first time since 2006, and there's another memorable night for Liverpool's youngsters as they beat Shrewsbury.
05/02/2035m 49s

MNC: Should Pep and Man City get used to losing?

Kelly Cates is joined by Ian Wright, Chris Sutton and Charlie Adam as they dissect the weekend's football action. The team ask if Manchester City is a team in need of a total re-boot in the summer and just how much the emergence of Liverpool has rattled Pep Guardiola and his side? Brighton striker Glenn Murray joins the podcast to talk about the decisive goal he scored at the weekend with his team involved in an extremely tight relegation battle. Ian, Chris and Charlie give us an insight into what it's like being the new arrival at a football club, plus the team discuss the goalkeeper crisis at Chelsea and whether Frank Lampard was right to drop Kepa for Caballero.
04/02/2039m 27s

Bergwijn’s brilliant debut and tough times at the bottom

Emma Saunders, Andy Reid, Ben Haines and Joel Beya discuss a dream debut for Steven Bergwijn at Spurs as they defeat Man City 2-0 and work out who is going down after a dramatic Saturday at the bottom end. Plus - are Leeds going to blow it once again?
02/02/2038m 31s

Reds rampant with Salah bagging a double

Jonathan Overend brings you all the reaction to another big day of Premier League & EFL action. Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright, ex Wolves winger Matt Jarvis, former Man Utd midfielder Jonathan Greening & former Republic of Ireland international Stephen Kelly join Jonathan to look back at Liverpool’s 4-0 win over Southampton – West Ham’s disastrous 3-3 draw at home to Brighton and the rest of the action from the Premier League. You’ll hear from some of the biggest names in the game including Jordan Henderson, David Moyes, Ole Gunnar Solskjær & Frank Lampard. George Elek from The Athletic also discusses what happened in the EFL - As West Brom leapfrog Leeds United at the top of the Championship after Marcelo Bielsa's side lose at home to Wigan Athletic & The Baggies beat Luton Town 2-0.
01/02/2036m 27s

Deadline Day Special

Steve Crossman, former Spurs midfielder Jermaine Jenas, ex Newcastle Captain Kevin Nolan, former Man City defender Micah Richards, Senior Football Reporter at BBC Radio 5 Live Ian Dennis, Football Reporter for BBC Sport Simon Stone & Ben Haines from 90min discuss all the big comings and goings on deadline day - including Manchester United signing former Watford striker Odion Ighalo from Shanghai Shenhua on loan until the end of the season. Jermaine, Kevin & Micah also reveal their own experiences of moving clubs on the busiest day in the transfer calendar. Plus the guys preview Manchester City’s trip to Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League.
01/02/2051m 32s

Euro Leagues: Catching up with Clement

It’s a Paul Clement Special on this week’s Euro Leagues with Steve Crossman, Guillem Balagué & Kristof Terreur. The guys talk to the former assistant at Chelsea, PSG, Bayern Munich & Real Madrid about coaching some of the biggest clubs across Europe & working under some of football’s most iconic managers. Paul talks about training the likes of David Beckham, Zlatan Ibrahimović & Cristiano Ronaldo – And how he dealt with some of the richest & most powerful owners in football. Plus Guillem & Kristof look at all the biggest transfer rumours circulating ahead of January’s Deadline Day.
30/01/2040m 14s

Fred's free kick and the no spill cup

Manchester City reach a third consecutive EFL Cup final despite defeat on the night against Manchester United at the Etihad. Ian Dennis, Dion Dublin and Henry Winter join Mark Chapman to discuss why Fred took a vital late free-kick when Juan Mata was on the field which could have sent the tie to penalties, and Raheem Sterling's loss of form in front of goal. Liverpool further extend their lead in the league with victory at West Ham, are David Moyes' side playing like one of the favourites for relegation? And after spilling coffee all over himself at the weekend, correspondent John Murray receives a practical gift.
30/01/2036m 0s

Villa are off to Wembley and is Fernandes finally off to Man Utd?

Trezeguet's injury-time winner sends Aston Villa into the League Cup final. Steve Crossman is at Villa Park alongside Alan Hutton, Chris Waddle and correspondent John Murray to bring you reaction. Our reporter Simon Stone has some positive news for Manchester United fans on Bruno Fernandes’ proposed move to Old Trafford. There is a look at Christian Eriksen’s move to Inter Milan and a preview of Wednesday’s Manchester derby as City take a 3-1 lead into the second leg of their semi-final at the Etihad.
29/01/2035m 27s

All About Kieran Trippier (in Madrid)

Steve Crossman chats to Atlético Madrid and England right back Kieran Trippier. They discuss his move from the Premier League to La Liga and how he has adapted to the Spanish climate. Also they talk about his relationship with his manager Diego Simeone and how he still talks to Sean Dyche on a weekly basis.
27/01/2039m 26s

Shrewsbury comeback tames Liverpool, and is it time to ditch replays?

Emma Saunders is joined by BBC Sport's Kyle Walker, Ben Haines from 90Min and the Daily Telegraph's Luke Edwards to reflect on Shrewsbury's dramatic comeback to draw 2-2 with Liverpool in the FA Cup. The team discuss whether replays should be kept after more criticism from managers over the weekend. Manchester United and Manchester City both cruised into the fifth round with comfortable victories over Tranmere and Fulham - the panel look at the competition's importance for both clubs. And is there trouble ahead for West Ham?
27/01/2041m 30s

Misery for Moyes, Oxford earn a replay and Eriksen to Inter?

Mark Chapman rounds up the best of Saturday's FA Cup fourth round action. West Brom manager Slaven Bilic enjoyed his return to West Ham, dumping his old club out of the cup. You will hear from a disappointed David Moyes and West Brom match-winner Conor Townsend. Jose Mourinho talks about Christian Eriksen's future after he missed Tottenham's draw at Southampton. Chappers is joined by Oxford manager Karl Robinson after they drew at St James' Park to earn a replay. Steve McClaren and Conor McNamara bring you reaction to Chelsea's win at Hull and it was an eventful day for John Murray at Brentford.
25/01/2033m 49s

Cantona & the Kung Fu Kick

Looking back at Eric Cantona’s infamous kung-fu kick on a Crystal Palace fan that shocked the football world. Palace fan Matthew Simmons ran down 11 rows to abuse Cantona as he walked back to the dressing rooms. What followed caused a sensation across the sporting world. Cantona was sentenced to two weeks in prison which was reduced on 31 March to 120 hours community service for the attack. This programme was first broadcast on the twentieth anniversary of the incident in January 2015.
24/01/2049m 13s

Euro Leagues: Mbappe’s brilliant English and the ‘new Lampard’

Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague, Julien Laurens and Rafa Honigstein find out what makes Bruno Fernandes tick and hear from PSG and France star Kylian Mbappe.
23/01/2038m 21s

Old Trafford turns “toxic”

Mark Chapman is joined by former Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher, former West Ham and England goalkeeper Rob Green and our senior football reporter Ian Dennis to reflect on Burnley’s shock 2-0 win over Manchester United at Old Trafford. Mark asks the panel whether they think Manchester United are “shambolic”, they discuss what the club need to do to improve on and off the pitch – particularly in the transfer window - and they assess what they think is a “toxic” atmosphere at Old Trafford following that defeat. Leicester City thrashed West Ham 4-1 – but the main talking point is Jamie Vardy went off injured - and Tottenham got their first Premier League victory of 2020 with a 2-1 win over Norwich. You’ll hear reaction from Ole Gunnar Solskjær, Sean Dyche and Brendan Rodgers on the pod.
23/01/2034m 14s

Arsenal saved by the Bell

Kelly Cates, former Chelsea defender Robert Huth, ex-Chelsea winger Karen Carney & Alistair Bruce-Ball react to Arsenal’s draw at Stamford Bridge with Chelsea, as Héctor Bellerín saves David Luiz’s blushes after his red card. The guys also discuss Manchester City’s win at Sheffield United after supersub Sergio Aguero scores their winner, Bournemouth’s victory over Brighton, Newcastle’s late comeback at Everton, Villa’s vital win at home to Watford & Palace’s defeat to Southampton. You’ll hear from the biggest names in the Premier League including Frank Lampard, Pep Guardiola & Florian Lejeune.
22/01/2039m 57s

MNC: Who is to blame for Man United's failings?

The gang's back together for a second week in a row. Mark Chapman is joined by Ian Wright, Chris Sutton and Rory Smith as they dissect who should take the blame for Marcus Rashford's injury which will see him out for 3 months, as well as the on-going recruitment and financial issues at the club. The team also discuss the importance of Raúl Jiménez at Wolves and whether he gets the credit he deserves. Wrighty gives us an insight into which Arsenal footballer is sliding into his Instagram DMs and they talk about the bizarre concept that is the German hat-trick.
21/01/2039m 2s

Allison assists Liverpool to victory and Pope saves Burnley’s win over Leicester

Emma Saunders is joined by former Manchester United midfielder Jonathan Greening, former Liverpool midfielder David Thompson and Ben Haines from 90min as Liverpool secured a 2-0 victory over Manchester United. The team unpick Manchester United’s tactics, especially when defending set-pieces and discuss why Liverpool are possibly “game managing” their way to the Premier League title. There were chants of “Nick Pope is England number one” from Burnley fans in their 2-1 win over Leicester City – so the panel debate whether Gareth Southgate should choose Pope over Pickford. They discuss that handball “save” made by Steve Cook and how Bournemouth Eddie Howe handled the situation in their 1-0 defeat to Norwich. Can Wolves threaten the top four, do Chelsea need to sign a striker and is Steve Bruce’s style of play at Newcastle a hit with our panel?
20/01/2041m 28s

Cook hands Norwich victory and Haaland's hat-trick

Mark Chapman brings you reaction to a busy day in the Premier League. Bournemouth lose again and had captain Steve Cook sent off for handball, despite him producing one of the saves of the season. Newcastle stun Chelsea with a late winner at St James’ Park and Crystal Palace enjoy another trip to the Etihad. Everton and England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford speaks to Chappers after their 1-1 draw at West Ham and German football expert Rafa Honigstein tells us about a sensational debut for Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Braut Haaland. Plus, George Elek and Aaron Paul run through the big stories in the football league.
19/01/2036m 53s

The Big Weekend Preview Pod

There's a 27 point gap between Liverpool and Manchester United ahead of their meeting at Anfield this weekend so we ask how United can build a team capable of challenging their rivals over the coming seasons – and should they go all out for Mauricio Pochettino to accelerate the process? Watford's Tom Cleverley takes us inside the Nigel Pearson revolution at Vicarage Road. Have things gone stale for some of Bournemouth’s top players? And as they approach a decade of ownership at West Ham we ask if the Gold, Sullivan and Brady trio have had a negative impact at the club.
18/01/2039m 57s

Euro Leagues: Setien a stop-gap at Barca?

Gus Poyet joins Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague, Kristof Terreur and Rafa Honigstein to discuss the appointment of Quique Setien at Barcelona, the return to form of Thibaut Courtois and a potential headache at Bayern Munich. Plus - Poyet tells us what he makes of the situation at both Spurs and Chelsea.
16/01/2040m 35s

Juan In, Rashford Out

Mark Chapman, former Manchester United Captain Darren Fletcher, Senior Football Reporter Ian Dennis & Chief Football Writer for The Times Henry Winter react to Man United’s progression to the FA Cup 4th round after their 1-0 win over Wolves in their replay - But there are concerns for Marcus Rashford and his availability this weekend for the game at Liverpool after suffering with an injury 17 minutes after coming on as a substitute. The guys also discuss the latest transfers news, plus reaction to the news that former Chelsea and Juventus striker Eniola Aluko, who won more than 100 England caps retires.
16/01/2030m 48s

Spurs go through but should they sell Kane?

Kelly Cates is joined by Stephen Warnock, Conor McNamara, John Murray and Don Hutchison to discuss Tuesday’s FA Cup replays and debate whether Spurs should consider selling Harry Kane – plus Simon Stone gives us the latest transfer news.
15/01/2036m 0s

How Pearson has revived Watford and England’s super striking options

The gang is reunited! Ian Wright returns to the Monday Night Club after his exploits in the jungle. He joins Mark Chapman, Chris Sutton and Rory Smith to discuss England’s plentiful attacking options and Bournemouth’s plunge down the table. And Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster is on the show, to give an insight into life under Nigel Pearson.
14/01/2038m 8s

Desperate times for Villa and Bournemouth

Emma Saunders, Lee Hendrie, Dave Edwards and Joel Beya discuss who is going down after a weekend of damaging defeats and valuable victories. Plus, records are broken by Liverpool and Sergio Aguero.
12/01/2037m 50s

Firmino fires Liverpool 16 points clear and Southampton’s sweet revenge

Mark Chapman presents all the reaction from a busy day in the Premier League, with seven games in action. John Murray and Jonathan Pearce analyse Liverpool’s 1-0 victory over Tottenham – which sees the Reds increase their lead to 16 points at the top of the Premier League. Jonathan thinks that Jordan Henderson could be a “dark horse” for the Football Writers’ Footballer of the Year award and predicts that Liverpool could win the league title before the Champions League semi-finals. Southampton stunned Leicester City with a 2-1 win at the King Power Stadium to get their revenge after Leicester thrashed them 9-0 at St. Mary’s earlier this season. There were big wins for Manchester United, Chelsea and Everton and Vicki Sparks and Steven Reid give their verdict on Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who proved to be both hero and villain after scoring one and getting shown a red card in their 1-1 draw at Crystal Palace. It was also a huge day at the top of the Championship as West Brom’s draw with Charlton takes them above Leeds United, who lost to Sheffield Wednesday. And find out why Stevenage’s Graham Westley went the “extra mile” for his side on Saturday.
11/01/2038m 48s

Kane pain for Mourinho de-VAR-station for West Ham

Darren Fletcher, former Aston Villa midfielder Lee Hendrie, ex-West Ham goalkeeper Rob Green and commentator Conor McNamara look back at a controversial win for Sheffield United over West Ham at Bramall Lane. The team also preview the action in the Premier League this weekend, including a look at whether Tottenham can stop Liverpool without Harry Kane and if Bournemouth can halt their slide down the table. And with Manchester United once again linked with Bruno Fernandes, BBC Sport's Simon Stone gives us the latest.
11/01/2039m 9s

Euro Leagues: Why Romelu Lukaku is brilliant on and off the pitch

Steve Crossman, Rory Smith and Kristof Terreur explain why Romelu Lukaku is not only a brilliant footballer but also seriously intelligent and wonder if it could be tricky for Zlatan Ibrahimovic back at AC Milan. Plus, they discuss why there are so many cupsets in France.
09/01/2038m 52s

Foxes still in the hunt for silverware

Mark Chapman, former Aston Villa Captain Micah Richards, ex Crystal Palace striker Clinton Morrison & Senior Football Reporter Ian Dennis react to Leicester City’s 1-1 draw at home to Aston Villa in the 1st leg of their semi-final League Cup tie. They also discuss the headache that is England’s midfield 3 and who Gareth Southgate should be considering for the Euro’s later this year. Plus we also hear from Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder as football correspondent John Murray catches up with him ahead of their Premier League match against West Ham United - AND they look at all the big transfer rumours from the day.
09/01/2036m 6s

United humbled as City march towards Wembley

Pep Guardiola may have dismissed talk of a City 'masterclass' but his team swept Manchester United aside to take a big step towards the EFL Cup final - and avenge last month's Premier League defeat to their neighbours in the process. John Murray, Robbie Savage and the Telegraph's James Ducker join Steve Crossman to discuss the gulf in class at Old Trafford on the night, and how the rivalry has changed since the clubs last met in the last four of this competition exactly a decade ago. Plus, we preview Leicester against Villa - a repeat of the semi back in 2000 when Robbie is keen to tell us he got an assist.
08/01/2033m 13s

Arteta’s ‘angry’ team talk and will Mo Salah visit ‘The Meadow’?

Kelly Cates is joined by Chris Sutton, Alistair Bruce-Ball and The Telegraph’s chief football correspondent Jason Burt as Arsenal make it through to the FA Cup fourth round with a 1-0 win over Leeds United. The panel discuss Mikel Arteta’s coaching style as it’s revealed that he gave an “angry” team talk to his Arsenal players at half-time and they look ahead to whether Leeds United could cope in the Premier League if they earn promotion from the Championship this season. You’ll hear interviews from Arteta, Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez and Leeds United’s Barry Douglas. The draw has taken place for the FA Cup fourth round – we hear from Shrewsbury Town’s Dave Edwards and potentially facing Liverpool at home – if they beat Bristol City in their third round replay – and Northampton Town captain Charlie Goode gives his thoughts on facing Derby County – who may play Wayne Rooney. There’s also a preview ahead of the League Cup semi-final first leg between Manchester United and City.
07/01/2034m 24s

Derby delight for Liverpool’s Jones but does the cup deliver?

Emma Saunders is joined by Michael Kightly, Roger Johnson and Luke Edwards to discuss a missed opportunity for Everton after an amazing strike from Liverpool teenager Curtis Jones and whether teams are right to make wholesale changes for the FA Cup. Plus, in the weekend when Watford threw away a three-goal lead, we find out what it is like for a defender to concede six.
05/01/2039m 20s

The FA Cup 3rd Round – The gift that keeps on giving

Mark Chapman, Conor McNamara & the former Republic of Ireland International Andy Reid review all the biggest stories and upsets from the day’s FA Cup 3rd Round action as Tranmere comeback from 3-0 down to earn themselves a replay against Watford. Rochdale also got themselves a replay as they drew 1-1 with Newcastle United & Fulham score two crackers in their 2-1 win over Aston Villa. Plus you'll hear from the man that scored for Rochdale, 40 year-old Aaron Wilbraham, Tranmere Rovers boss Micky Mellon, Steve Bruce, Brendan Rodgers & Nigel Pearson.
04/01/2036m 9s

The Big FA Cup Weekend Preview Pod

Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas are joined by former Manchester United and Sunderland defender, John O'Shea and former Aston Villa and Fulham midfielder, Steve Sidwell to preview the third round of the FA Cup. The panel assess whether Everton can cause an upset in the Merseyside Derby on Sunday and the impact Rooney will have on the Derby players as they take on Crystal Palace. Middlesbrough Manager Jonathan Woodgate also joins the pod to chat about their clash at home to Tottenham Hotspur and the team discuss the on-going drama surrounding Paul Pogba at Manchester United ahead of their game against Wolves.
04/01/2039m 21s

The 2020 Predictions Pod

Nick Bright is joined by Reading midfielder Charlie Adam, former Chelsea and England winger Karen Carney and Ben Haines from 90min as they make their predictions for the world of football in 2020. Will Pogba still be a Manchester United player? Can Liverpool go a whole season unbeaten? Which three teams will be relegated from the Premier League? And will football finally come home?
03/01/2036m 24s

Arteta and Moyes off the mark, but is Eddie Howe unsackable?

Michael Brown and Jonathan Greening discuss Arsenal winning for the first time under Mikel Arteta - in impressive style too against Manchester United. Plus, David Moyes leads West Ham to a thumping victory over Bournemouth, has Jose had a little dig at one of his players regarding fitness, and as Manchester City change their system at the Etihad to mirror Everton we ask what’s up with Pep. Features interviews with Mourinho, Moyes and Eddie Howe, plus a Michael Brown anecdote about playing whilst suffering from Norovirus.
02/01/2036m 42s

Happy Podmanay: That Peter Crouch Podcast is back (stronger)

We’ve got a little treat for you, because Peter Crouch and his mates are back stronger with Series 3 of their hit podcast, we wanted to let you know and bring you their first episode. We won’t do this every week, so if you want to hear more, go and subscribe to That Peter Crouch podcast.
01/01/2051m 8s

MNC: VARmpits, Bielsa's classroom, and football on the moon

As the 2010s draw to a close we explain why Ryan Babel is the most significant footballer of the decade. As five goals are ruled out by VAR for marginal offsides, we ask when did the armpit become such a significant part of a footballer's anatomy. There's praise for Rangers' brilliant performance in the Old Firm derby and David Moyes' uber-positive unveiling at West Ham. Plus, Leeds' Adam Forshaw joins us to talk Bielsa and righting the wrongs of last season.
31/12/1941m 25s

Moyes’ Hammers return & another unbelie-VAR-ble day of football

Emma Saunders, former Man City defender Nedum Onuoha, ex Wolves winger Michael Kightly and Kyle Walker discuss all of the biggest stories of the day as David Moyes returns to management at West Ham United, there's VAR uproar once again, uncatchable Liverpool, a bonkers game at St Andrew's and the Old Firm derby in the SPL.
29/12/1939m 19s

Pellegrini gets the push, but is Moyes about to return?

Nick Bright is joined by former West Ham goalkeeper Rob Green, football correspondent John Murray and Will Brazier from Sporf to analyse Manuel Pellegrini's sacking at West Ham. With David Moyes the favourite to make a return, we hear from The West Ham Way podcast's Dave Walker on whether the Scotsman would be the right man for the club. The team also look back on the day's Premier League fixtures, with Watford continuing their revival under Nigel Pearson.
29/12/1939m 8s

The Big Interview - with Frank Lampard

In an in-depth interview, Gary Lineker speaks to Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard about his rapid rise up the managerial ranks, taking over at Chelsea in just his second season. He discusses how his life has changed since moving into management and who has influenced his style. And Lampard also looks back on his playing career, both at club and international level.
27/12/1939m 38s

Trent trounces Leicester as Liverpool go 13 points clear

Emma Saunders is joined by Michael Brown, David Thompson, Jonathan Greening and Jonathan Overend as Liverpool dominate Leicester City to take a 13-point lead at the top of the Premier League. The panel discuss whether the title race is now over after the 4-0 win for Jurgen Klopp's side. We also hear from Mikel Arteta, who made his Arsenal managerial debut in a 1-1 draw at Bournemouth. And the team look back on big wins for Southampton and Aston Villa in the relegation battle.
27/12/1938m 36s

The Big Interview - With Megan Rapinoe

BBC Women’s Sport Reporter Jo Currie travels to Ohio, U.S.A to speak to one of the biggest sporting icons to come out of 2019, Megan Rapinoe. She became one of the biggest names in sport after leading the USA to victory at the Women's Football World Cup this year. With her outstretched arms celebrating goal after goal, it's fair to say that it will be remembered as 'her' tournament. You could be fooled by the pink hair and big smile but Rapinoe is no pushover - even refusing US President Donald Trump's invitation to the White House. In this interview, she talks all things Trump, World Cup and how she's using her platform to lead the fight for equality in sport in terms of racism, gender and sexuality.
24/12/1928m 10s

Ancelotti's arrival and Watford's Brazilian bargain

Mark Chapman is joined by former Man City defender Micah Richards, ex-Man Utd midfielder Darren Fletcher and New York Times journalist Rory Smith to look at Carlo Ancelotti, who has started work as Everton's new manager. They also ask if David De Gea can still be regarded as world class following his latest error for Manchester United. And South American football expert Tim Vickery gives us an insight into Watford's new signing, Brazilian forward Joao Pedro.
24/12/1940m 44s

Chelsea victory overshadowed by racism allegations

Emma Saunders is joined by Lee Hendrie, Matthew Etherington and Matt Jarvis to review the weekend's Premier League action. Frank Lampard defeated Jose Mourinho as Chelsea triumphed 2-0 at Tottenham. But the game was marred by accusations of racist behaviour from supporters towards Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger. The panel assess whether Watford have a fighting chance of survival after beating Manchester United, and look at what Leicester need to do to make the next step, following their defeat by Manchester City.
23/12/1940m 45s

Saturday Review & tributes paid to Martin Peters

Mark Chapman is joined by 5 Live Sport football correspondent John Murray, reporter Pat Murphy and former England midfielder Alan Mullery as they reflect on the sad passing of England World Cup winner Martin Peters. Former Newcastle Utd and England striker Alan Shearer, Chief football correspondent for The New York Times Rory Smith & Statman Dave pop into the studio to discuss Carlo Ancelotti’s appointment as the new manager of Everton – Plus previewing tomorrow’s huge game between Spurs & Chelsea. Mark Clemmit & Senior Football Reporter Ian Dennis give us the latest on Macclesfield and a round-up of all the action in the EFL. There’s also reaction to all the big stories from the days matches in the Premier League with big name guests including Steve Bruce. Plus Juliette Ferrington & Stephen Warnock discuss Liverpool’s FIFA World Club Cup success after they beat Flamengo in the final.
22/12/1943m 45s

The Big Weekend Preview Pod

Former Bolton and Newcastle midfielder Kevin Nolan and ex-West Brom defender Jonas Olsson join Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas to assess Mikel Arteta's appointment as Arsenal head coach and look at what impact Carlo Ancelotti could have if he's appointed at Everton. The team also preview the weekend's big games, including Manchester City v Leicester and Tottenham v Chelsea.
21/12/1940m 25s

Euro Leagues: Mowing down Madrid and a Clasico snooze-fest

Steve Crossman is joined by European football journalists Rafa Honigstein, Kristof Terreur and Julien Laurens where they pick their football moment of the year and also look ahead to who the big European clubs could be buying in the January transfer window. Also they analyse what has been described as one of the most boring El Clasico games for many years and we get the low-down on Liverpool’s new January signing, Takumi Minamino.
19/12/1939m 58s

Man City win, but close to losing Arteta

Emma Saunders is joined by former Manchester City midfielder Michael Brown, ex Everton midfielder Leon Osman, commentators John Murray, Conor McNamara & Chief football writer for BBC Sport Phil McNulty to discuss a win for Manchester City, but what could be a loss if - or when - Mikel Arteta is named as the new Arsenal manager. The guys also look back at a busy night of quarter-final ties in the League Cup and preview the semi-finals as the Manchester derby is drawn along with Leicester City V Aston Villa. Liverpool also progress to the final of the Club World Cup in Qatar - Juliette Ferrington and former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock look back at their 2-1 win over C.F. Monterrey.
19/12/1934m 12s

Villa school Klopp’s kids, but can Liverpool make Qatar count?

Aston Villa beat Liverpool's youngest ever starting line-up 5-0 to book their place in the EFL Cup semi-finals, as the Reds' senior squad prepare for Wednesday's Club World Cup semi-final in Qatar. Kelly Cates is joined by Alan Hutton, Andy Townsend and Ian Dennis to discuss the performance of Liverpool's youngsters, while Dean Smith praises the attitude of his Villa side in making it to the last four. Plus, Jürgen Klopp tells us how much it would mean to win the Club World Cup, and why he nearly missed his breakfast.
18/12/1939m 33s

Liverpool return to the Wanda Metropolitano stadium, will City’s season be ruined by Real & could Carlo be coming to Goodison?

Mark Chapman is joined by former Crystal Palace striker Clinton Morrison, ex Chelsea & Everton winger Pat Nevin & commentator Alistair Bruce-Ball as they dissect both the Champions League & Europa League draws. Plus they look at the latest coming out of Arsenal and Everton - with Arteta speaking with The Gunners & rumours that Carlo Ancelotti could be on the verge of joining The Toffees. They also look back at Crystal Palace’s 1-1 draw at home to Brighton and the guys give their Premier League team of the decade.
17/12/1940m 6s

“Merry Christmas Kevin” and Kean is slam dunked by Ferguson

Emma Saunders is joined by former Manchester United and West Brom midfielder Jonathan Greening, former Wolves and Burnley midfielder Michael Kightly and Luke Edwards from the Daily Telegraph to reflect on Manchester City’s 3-0 win at Arsenal. The team debate whether Kevin De Bruyne – who scored two and assisted Raheem Sterling’s goal – is the best midfielder in the Premier League. Luke doesn’t hold back by describing Arsenal as “a nothing club.” The panel also analyse Manchester United’s 1-1 draw with Everton and discuss whether interim manager Duncan Ferguson was right to bring off substitute Moise Kean, who was only on the pitch for 19 minutes. There’s a lot of love on the pod for Manchester United striker Mason Greenwood – who came off the bench to score their equaliser – and for Sheffield United after their 2-0 win over Aston Villa. Jonathan Greening gives hope to Watford fans and says their solution to staying up under Nigel Pearson may be found with a visit to a water park…..
16/12/1939m 56s

Liverpool winning juggernaut goes on

Mark Chapman reflects on another huge day of Premier League football as Liverpool extend their lead at the top of the table to 10 points & Leicester City come up short with a draw to Norwich at the King Power Stadium. Our football correspondent Jonathan Overend and commentator Jonathan Pearce analyse the big '6 pointer' between Southampton & West Ham United - Plus Ian Wright joins us fresh from his return in the jungle. Former Everton midfielder Leon Osman, former Manchester City defender Micah Richards & Statman Dave also make an appearance to preview 'Big' Duncan's second game in charge for The Toffees - with his side travelling to Old Trafford on Sunday. You’ll also hear from some of the biggest names in football – including Jurgen Klopp, Brendan Rodgers & Frank Lampard.
14/12/1938m 43s

The Big Weekend Preview Pod

Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas are joined by former England midfielder Kieran Richardson and ex-Man City defender Sylvain Distin to look ahead to the weekend's games. The panel assess what is going wrong with Manchester City, and if Liverpool can realistically go unbeaten in the Premier League season. And Kieran provides an insight into life as a player under Nigel Pearson, ahead of his first game as Watford head coach.
14/12/1940m 55s

Euro Leagues: The diva whisperer and the next Klopp

Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague, Kristof Terreur and Mina Rzouki explain why Carlo Ancelotti is the diva whisperer and hear from German journalist Günther Schroth, who tells the team why there are shades of Jürgen Klopp about Borussia Monchengladbach boss Marco Rose.
12/12/1940m 40s

Mourinho's men get 'Mullered'

Kelly Cates is joined by Champions League winner with Manchester United Darren Fletcher, former Chelsea winger Pat Nevin, commentator John Murray & Jason Burt from The Daily Telegraph as they look back at Tottenham Hotspur's 3-1 defeat at Bayern Munich in their final Champions League group game. The guys also react to Manchester City's thumping 4-1 victory over Dinamo Zagreb in Croatia
12/12/1934m 32s

Liverpool, Chelsea – Job done!

Chelsea avoided a late scare at Stamford Bridge against Lille and Liverpool topped Group E when they beat an impressive Salzburg side. Kelly Cates is joined by Ian Dennis, Clinton Morrison and Statman Dave, where they discuss both sides' future in the tournament. Inter Milan and Ajax are both out of the Champions League, John Bennett sums up all of Tuesday night's results across Europe. And Stephen Warnock and Alistair Bruce Ball give their analysis of the Liverpool game from the Red Bull Arena in Salzburg. The pod includes interviews with Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp and Chelsea boss Frank Lampard.
11/12/1931m 46s

MNC: Ljungberg's Arsenal pull 3 points out of the bag

Join Steve Crossman, former West Ham & Chelsea keeper Rob Green, Premier League title winner Chris Sutton and commentator Jonathan Pearce as they look back at Arsenal FINALLY getting their first win in 10 games as they beat West Ham 3-1 at the London Stadium. The guys also preview crucial Champions League games for both Liverpool & Chelsea.
10/12/1939m 55s

Vardy vanquishes Villa and Pep's problems with adversity

Former Republic of Ireland international Steven Kelly, ex-Millwall striker Steve Morison and The Independent's Melissa Reddy join Emma Saunders to look back on the weekend's action. With Leicester now leading the chasing pack to Liverpool, the team assess whether Brendan Rodgers' side are now genuine title contenders. Duncan Ferguson impressed in his first game as Everton's caretaker boss - but is he realistically a contender for the permanent position? And the team look at whether Manchester City should now prioritise the Champions League over the Premier League.
09/12/1941m 5s

Manchester is red & ‘Big’ Duncan’s Everton delight

Mark Chapman reflects on a huge day of Premier League football as Manchester United played their part in the title race, beating Manchester City 2-1 at the Etihad. Our football correspondent John Murray and former Manchester City midfielder Michael Brown analyse the game and debate whether Manchester City can overturn a 14-point deficit to league leaders Liverpool – who beat Bournemouth 3-0. Former Everton defender Martin Keown and commentator Vicki Sparks reflect on an emotional first win in charge for Everton’s caretaker manager Duncan Ferguson – who saw his side beat Chelsea 3-1 at Goodison Park. Mark talks to Everton defender Mason Holgate about how he feels the transition has been from playing under Marco Silva to Duncan Ferguson. You’ll hear from some of the biggest names in football on the pod – including Pep Guardiola, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Jose Mourinho and Jurgen Klopp.
07/12/1939m 50s

The Big Weekend Preview Pod

Kyle Walker is joined by Gaz Drinkwater, former Manchester United and West Brom midfielder Jonathan Greening & former Manchester City & Spurs midfielder Michael Brown to preview another bumper weekend of Premier League action. Will Man United do Liverpool a favour in the derby? And how will 'Big' Dunc rally the troops at Everton? ** DISCLAIMER ** The podcast was recorded before the appointment of Nigel Pearson at Watford.
06/12/1934m 13s

No 'Silva-lining' for Everton

Steve Crossman is joined by Chief football writer for BBC Sport Phil McNulty, former Manchester City and Spurs midfielder Michael Brown and Everton legend Leon Osman as they dissect Marco Silva's sacking by Everton and who’s in frame to replace the Portuguese at Goodison Park. The team are also joined by Derby County defender Curtis Davies, who played under Silva during his time at Hull City.
06/12/1929m 51s

Euro Leagues: Barnett and Karanka discuss Bale, Zidane and Mourinho

Former Middlesbrough boss and Real Madrid defender Aitor Karanka and agent Jonathan Barnett join Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague and Mina Rzouki to discuss the future of Gareth Bale, his relationship with Zinedine Zidane and what Jose Mourinho will bring to Tottenham.
05/12/1939m 36s

Divock’s derby delight & Rashford ruins Mourinho’s night

**SPOILER ALERT** Chappers has the breaking news on who has been evicted from I’m a Celebrity! So if you don’t want to know who the latest camp-mate is to go then skip the first 30 seconds of the pod and also at 27 minutes in (but you can probably guess...) But not only that Mark Chapman, Michael Brown and John Murray look at the biggest Premier League games from Wednesday night, including the Merseyside derby which saw Liverpool put five goals past Everton – and the trio discuss if this could be the end for Marco Silva. Also the pod goes to Old Trafford where Ian Dennis and Chris Waddle watched Manchester United defeat Jose Mourinho’s Spurs – and we hear from both managers, as Solskjaer puts Mourinho’s three game winning streak at his new club to an end.
05/12/1939m 57s

A rocket for Rodri and Mourinho’s return to Manchester

Steve Crossman is joined by former Burnley manager Owen Coyle, former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock and commentator Conor McNamara to reflect on Manchester City’s 4-1 win over Burnley in the Premier League. The team analyse the performances of Manchester City’s Rodri and Gabriel Jesus – who both were on the scoresheet – and why they’ve become integral to the side. Rodri and Pep Guardiola both come on to the Football Daily to give their reaction. You’ll also hear from José Mourinho and Ole Gunnar Solskjær on the pod as Mourinho returns to Old Trafford for the first time since he was sacked by Manchester United with his Tottenham side on Wednesday. Steve has got an exclusive interview with Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson, who opens up about what Jürgen Klopp is like, his thoughts on the title race and looks ahead to the Merseyside derby on Wednesday night. There’s analysis of Crystal Palace’s 1-0 win over Bournemouth which sees them move up to fifth in the Premier League table.
04/12/1939m 38s

MNC: Another Messi milestone and Rodgers to Arsenal?

Would Brendan Rodgers take the Arsenal job or does it now represent a step down from Leicester? Could victory in the Merseyside Derby save Marco Silva? What reception will José Mourinho get on his return to Old Trafford? And was Virgil van Dijk deserving of the Ballon d'Or over Lionel Messi? All questions for Chris Sutton, Charlie Adam and Andy Townsend who join Kelly Cates for the Monday Night Club.
03/12/1938m 16s

So harsh for Silva and life after Emery

Emma Saunders is joined by Sol Bamba, Dave Edwards and Sami Mokbel to discuss an agonising defeat for Marco Silva's Everton and a new Arsenal with the same old problems as they reflect on a dramatic weekend in the Premier League. Plus - who do Dave and Sol want in the FA Cup third round and what has nearly moved them to tears?
01/12/1936m 51s

Liverpool leap ahead as England & Wales discover their Euro 2020 fate

Premier League, Championship and International football are all featured on this bumper episode of the Football Daily podcast. Jurgen Klopp joins Jonathan Overend, Pat Nevin and Phil Neville to discuss how he feels now his team are 11 points ahead in the table. The trio also debate Man City’s draw away to Newcastle and the much needed win for Manuel Pellegrini, as his West Ham side beat Chelsea. We go live to Bucharest as John Murray joins the pod to give us the latest on who England and Wales will face in Euro 2020 - and football legends Ryan Giggs and Gareth Southgate give their reaction to the draw. Not only that Alistair Bruce-Ball and Chris Sutton give their own unique view on the Euro 2020 tournament.
01/12/1939m 55s

Unai Emery's Black Friday

Emma Saunders is joined by Ben Haines and Jason Burt as they dissect Unai Emery’s sacking by Arsenal and who’s in frame to replace the Spaniard in North London. The team are also joined by Ian Dennis, David Ornstein, ‘Arsenal Invincible’ David Seaman and BBC Sports Editor Dan Roan.
29/11/1939m 34s

Euro Leagues: The world's best striker and what next for Sancho?

Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague, Raphael Honigstein and James Horncastle talk Robert Lewandowski, the Jadon Sancho dilemma and when emotions go wrong for players on the field.
29/11/1939m 22s

Liverpool, Chelsea and Wes Brown’s wash bag

Mark Chapman is joined by Champions League winner Darren Fletcher, former Aston Villa striker Dion Dublin, ex Chelsea goalkeeper Rob Green and senior football reporter Ian Dennis to react to draws for Liverpool and Chelsea in the Champions League which leave both sides still in need of positive results to reach the last 16. Liverpool remain top of Group E after it finished 1-1 against Napoli at Anfield, while Chelsea conceded a late equaliser to draw 2-2 away at Valencia in Group H. We hear the post-match thoughts of Jurgen Klopp and Frank Lampard, while we delve into the footballing fashion of personalised shinpads, and discover Darren’s former Manchester United team-mate Wes Brown blazed a trail in the world of the wash bag.
28/11/1930m 39s

Supercharged Spurs

In his first home game Jose Mourinho goes from despair to elation as Tottenham come from two goals down to beat Olympiakos 4-2 to reach the last 16 of the Champions League. Plus he shows a softer side, apologising to Eric Dier for hauling him off inside the first half hour, whilst revealing he too made a great ballboy in his youth. Manchester City also go through as group C winners with a 1-1 draw against Shakhtar Donetsk and the team also look ahead to Liverpool’s game against Napoli and Chelsea’s trip to Valencia.
27/11/1936m 39s

MNC: Should Wilder replace Silva at Everton? And Mourinho’s Champions League return

Mark Chapman is joined by Chris Sutton, Alan Hutton and Arlo White to discuss whether time is up for Marco Silva at Everton and if Sheffield United’s Chris Wilder could be an ideal replacement. The team reflect on Aston Villa’s 2-0 victory over Newcastle in the Premier League – there are interviews with Villa’s Conor Hourihane and Newcastle’s Steve Bruce on the pod. There’s also a look ahead to all of Tuesday’s Champions League action. Can Manchester City cope without the injured Sergio Aguero? And as Mourinho takes charge of his first Champions League game as Tottenham manager on Tuesday – the team debate whether he’s being genuine when Mourinho says that former manager Mauricio Pochettino can come back to see everyone at the club whenever he wants to.
26/11/1939m 42s

Manchester United have a close shave with the Blades and the managerial spin cycle

Emma Saunders is joined by former Premier League manager Owen Coyle, The Independent’s Melissa Reddy and Luke Edwards from The Daily Telegraph to reflect on a dramatic 3-3 draw between Sheffield United and Manchester United. The team analyse the performances of both sides and discuss if this result will dispel any rumours of whether free agent Mauricio Pochettino is bound for Manchester United. As the managerial merry go round seems to be in full swing since Pochettino’s departure from Tottenham, the panel look in detail at those under pressure – Marco Silva at Everton, Manuel Pellegrini at West Ham, Unai Emery at Arsenal and Quique Sanchez Flores at Watford. The team also give their verdicts on the start Mourinho’s made at Spurs and why Liverpool are able to pick up so many points in “Kloppage time.”
25/11/1941m 42s

Joyful Jose off to a winning start but pressure builds on Emery and Silva

The Football Daily is finally a daily podcast – there will now be an episode every single day. And this one is THE place to get all the latest news from Saturday’s huge games in the Premier League, EFL and Scottish leagues. Mark Chapman is joined by some of the biggest names in football – Jose Mourinho, Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola, who all come on the pod. Not only that we hear from some of the managers who might be feeling the pressure after recent results – Marco Silva and Unai Emery.
24/11/1938m 12s

The Big Weekend Preview Pod

Emma Saunders, Ben Haines and James Olley look forward to the return of the Premier League – and Jose Mourinho. Will Man City get back to winning ways against Chelsea? How will Mourinho's Spurs do at West Ham? And can Palace pull off a shock?
22/11/1942m 19s

Euro Leagues: Jose's gilet, where next for Poch, and a Bale backlash?

Kristof Terreur, Raphael Honigstein and Julien Laurens join Steve Crossman to rate Jose Mourinho’s performance in his first Spurs press conference and note he has continued a fine club tradition of managers wearing gilets. Also up for discussion; who will be on the list of suitors for Mauricio Pochettino, where next for Zlatan, and is Gareth Bale set for a backlash from Real Madrid fans after flag gate?
22/11/1942m 46s

That Sheffield United podcast

Sheffield United host Manchester United on Sunday - live on 5Live Premier League Sunday at 4:30. So Steve Crossman went to Yorkshire to spend some time with the surprise team from the Championship who sit fifth in the Premier League. We hear from defender Jack O'Connell on boxing and yoga, from Chris Wilder on his love of bobble hats, and striker David McGoldrick on making his dreams a reality.
21/11/1928m 35s

Is Mourinho the right man for Spurs?

How does José Mourinho transform Tottenham Hotspur? And will he win trophies for the north London club? Mark Chapman is joined by the former Tottenham midfielder Michael Brown, former Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher, ex Liverpool and England defender Stephen Warnock and Oliver Kay from The Athletic. Darren Fletcher reveals that after leaving Manchester United José Mourinho asked people for their honest opinion on his behaviour. After a period of reflection will we see a different José?
20/11/1938m 43s

Pochcast – the day Spurs sacked their manager

Steve Crossman, John Murray, Harry Redknapp, Chris Waddle, Guillem Balague, Nihal Arthanayake and Ben Haines discuss the sudden sacking of Mauricio Pochettino and debate who would be the right fit for Spurs.
20/11/1938m 7s

MNC: Wrighty in the jungle, ponies in kitchens and Kompany's ring binder

Chris Sutton, Micah Richards and Rory Smith join Chappers to discuss Wrighty's first 24 hours in the celebrity jungle, whether or not it's strange behaviour to allow ponies into your house during meal times, and taking bolt cutters to Vincent Kompany's locker at Man City to mess up all his paperwork. Features a cameo appearance from Chris' daughter Sophia, plus some football chat.
19/11/1936m 26s

England - real deal or brittle at the back?

Steve Crossman, Ian Dennis, Chris Waddle and Rob Green discuss England’s 4-0 win over Kosovo on Sunday and discuss the key decisions facing Gareth Southgate as he looks forward to Euro 2020. Plus interviews with Southgate, Harry Winks and Nick Pope.
17/11/1940m 23s

Bale's Wales excitement, free agents and will Abraham challenge Kane?

Jonathan Overend is joined by Matthew Upson, Alan Hutton and James Collins to assess the state of play for the Home Nations in the Euro 2020 qualifiers. After England secured qualification, the panel look at whether Tammy Abraham will challenge Harry Kane for the main striker role at next summer's Championships. And we hear from Gareth Bale, who says he's more excited about playing international than for his club Real Madrid. And Alan and James describe what life is like as a free agent.
16/11/1939m 36s

Kane reigns in England’s 1000th game

Hear reaction to England’s 7-0 win over Montenegro in their Euro 2020 qualifier at Wembley, a victory which secures their place at next summer’s tournament. Jonathan Overend is joined by Premier League winner Chris Sutton, football correspondent John Murray and Ian Dennis on the occasion of England’s 1000th senior men’s international. During the podcast, you’ll hear from England manager Gareth Southgate, captain and hat-trick scorer Harry Kane, as well as Chelsea's Tammy Abraham after scoring his first international goal.
15/11/1921m 30s

Rafa Benitez: Ping Pong, learning Mandarin and returning to England

Former Newcastle and Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez joins Steve Crossman and Guillem Balague to tell us about life in China with his new club Dalian Yifang. He tells us about the language barrier in his new country and the training methods he uses with his squad. And he tells the team of his hopes for a return to the Premier League in future. European football experts Julian Laurens and James Horncastle explain Cristiano Ronaldo’s run-in with Maurizio Sarri at the weekend, and we hear about the latest French wonderkid Eduardo Camavinga.
14/11/1941m 48s

Who is on England's greatest ever XI?

On Thursday England will play their 1,000th game when they step out at Wembley to take on Montenegro. To mark this occasion we are discussing England's greatest ever XI. Joining Alistair Bruce-Ball are John Murray, Jason Burt from The Telegraph and and Ben Haines from 90 Min football.
13/11/191h 9m

Southgate drops Sterling after Gomez clash

Alistair Bruce-Ball is joined by Rob green, Dave Edwards and Clinton Morrison to discuss the Sterling-Gomez situation. You'll hear from Gareth Southgate, Ben Chilwell and Danny Rose.
12/11/1936m 14s

MNC: Warnock waves goodbye and VAR controversy at Anfield

Kelly Cates is joined by Chris Sutton, Micah Richards and Miguel Delaney for the Monday Night Club. They discuss VAR at Anfield after Liverpool's 3-1 win against Manchester City as well as Leicester and Chelsea's chances of a top 2 position. The team are also joined by Sol Bamba after the news that Neil Warnock has left Cardiff City and they chat about Southampton's form at the bottom of the Premier League.
12/11/1941m 54s

Liverpool humble Manchester City and have Leicester and Chelsea joined the title race?

Emma Saunders is joined by Reading midfielder Charlie Adam, former Burnley winger Michael Kightly and Ben Haines from 90min to reflect on Liverpool’s 3-1 victory over title rivals Manchester City. The team discuss whether they think a penalty should have been awarded to Manchester City for a handball from Trent Alexander-Arnold, whether Pep Guardiola was tactically wrong and whether Man City can catch Liverpool who now have a nine point lead over their main title rivals. As that defeat sees Manchester City slip to fourth in the Premier League table, the panel consider whether Leicester and Chelsea should be now included in the title race conversation. There’s a heated discussion as the team debate about whether Gareth Southgate should try and persuade Jamie Vardy to come out of international retirement and play for England after he was pivotal once again for Leicester in their 2-0 win over Arsenal. There’s plenty of praise for Willian’s performance for Chelsea in their 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace and Dwight McNeil’s recent form for Burnley as they ran out 3-0 winners over West Ham. And where do England’s women’s team go next after their disappointing 2-1 defeat to Germany in front of a sell-out crowd at Wembley.
11/11/1943m 15s

The Big Weekend Preview Pod

A look ahead to some of the Premier League weekend fixtures – including the big one – Liverpool vs Manchester City. The panel discuss if Chelsea are having their version of Manchester United’s class of 92. And Watford finally get a win in the Premier League as they beat Norwich 2 nil at Carrow Road. Darren Fletcher is joined by Reading midfielder Charlie Adam, former Chelsea midfielder Pat Nevin and Commentator Conor McNamara. The Pod includes interviews with Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp
09/11/1939m 16s

Euro leagues: The Brilliant Brazilian and the Berlin Wall

Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague and Kristof Terreur discuss the emergence of Rodrygo and a big win for Dortmund. Thirty years after the collapse of the Berlin Wall they also hear about two players who slipped out of a record shop and defected to the West. Plus, the team are joined by the Englishman still busy celebrating a title win in Sweden.
07/11/1951m 11s

A clean sheet for Kyle Walker and Son doubles up for Spurs

Manchester City defender Kyle Walker ended up in goal as his side missed a chance to make the knockout stages in the Champions League, drawing 1-1 at Atalanta. And Tottenham Hotspur picked up their first away win since May with a 4-0 win at Red Star Belgrade with Son Heung-Min scoring twice, just days after his involvement in Andre Gomes’ serious injury at Everton. Mark Chapman is joined by correspondent John Murray, Alistair Bruce-Ball, ex-Spurs and Man City midfielder Michael Brown and former England goalkeeper Rob Green. BBC Sport's John Bennett also rounds up all the other Champions League scores of the night. This pod also includes interviews with Mauricio Pochettino and Eric Dier.
07/11/1930m 56s

Chelsea’s thrilling fight back, Liverpool go top and Xhaka loses the Arsenal armband

Kelly Cates is joined by former Chelsea midfielder Andy Townsend, former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock, our senior football reporter Ian Dennis and commentator John Acres to reflect on another extraordinary night of Champions League football. Chelsea fought back from 4-1 down to draw 4-4 with Ajax at Stamford Bridge. The team dissect what was a crazy game where Ajax saw two of their defenders sent off in the space of ten seconds and VAR once again was the hot topic after Chelsea were denied a winner. Liverpool have gone top of their Champions League group after a 2-1 win over Genk at Anfield. The panel debate whether it was a “flat” performance for the Premier League leaders. Arsenal head coach Unai Emery has confirmed that Granit Xhaka has had the captaincy stripped from him after his reaction to being booed by fans in their 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace over a week ago. We discuss whether newly appointed captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is the right man for the job and whether there’s any way back for Xhaka at Arsenal. We also hear from Chelsea boss Frank Lampard and Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp and Georginio Wijnaldum. And there’s all the latest ahead of Tottenham and Manchester City’s respective matches in the Champions League on Wednesday night.
06/11/1935m 14s

MNC: Diving digs, Lord Lundstram and is Mourinho making a management return?

Mark Chapman is joined by Chris Sutton, Rory Smith and Micah Richards to discuss the weekend's football action as well as look ahead to Liverpool against Manchester City at Anfield. They speak to Sheffield United's John Lundstram about the success of Chris Wilder's team so far this season as well as chat about why John is a legend amongst fantasy football managers. Also they talk all things VAR and debate whether the current bottom three can stay up or are they doomed?
05/11/1942m 11s

Horror injury for Gomes and Man City and Liverpool leave it late.

A horrific leg injury for Everton midfielder Andre Gomes overshadowed their 1 all draw against Tottenham. Manchester City and Liverpool both left it late to get victories before they meet next week. Sheffield United climb up to sixth in the Premier League table and will Newcastle manager Steve Bruce finally win over the fans? The panel also reflect on Preston’s win against Charlton, the Old Firm match up in the Scottish League Cup Final and the rest of the weekend Premier league fixtures. Emma Saunders is joined by Stephen Kelly, Jonathan Greening and Luke Edwards.
04/11/1943m 52s

The Big Weekend Preview Pod

Darren and JJ are joined by Charlton manager Lee Bowyer and Reading midfielder Charlie Adam. They discuss if not including Arsenal captain Granit Xhaka in the squad for Saturday's game against Wolves is the right decision. They also talk about Sean Dyche, who has been manager at Burnley for seven years: has he been given the credit he deserves? And Lee Bowyer gives us a manager's perspective on what you say to a team who, like Southampton, have just lost 9-0.
02/11/1940m 5s

All about Trent Alexander-Arnold

Liverpool's 21-year-old right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold opens up in an exclusive interview with Guillem Balague. The Liverpudlian talks about playing head tennis on holiday, reveals the thinking behind THAT corner against Barcelona, discusses staying moves ahead on the chess board and on the pitch - and explains why he would loving nothing more than wearing the captain's armband at Anfield.
31/10/1936m 44s

Absolute Screamers!

A dramatic night of goals in the fourth round of the EFL Cup. Liverpool's penalty shootout victory over Arsenal sealed their place in the quarter-finals after 10 goals were scored at Anfield. And Marcus Rashford's sensational free-kick winner also takes Manchester United through as they beat Chelsea 2-1 at Stamford Bridge. Goals from Anwar El Ghazi and Ahmed Elmohamady also sealed Aston Villas place in the quarters as they beat Wolves. Steve Crossman is joined by Jonathan Greening, John Murray, Stephen Warnock, Chris Wise and Clinton Morrison The pod features interviews with - Arsenal manager Unai Emery, Liverpool players Divock Origi and Curtis Jones, Chelsea boss Frank Lampard, Aston Villa manager Dean Smith and Wolves head coach Nuno Espirito Santo.
31/10/1936m 25s

A Silva lining?

Does a league Cup quarter final place for Everton paper over the cracks? One thing’s for sure, the heat on Marco Silva would’ve been a lot hotter had they lost - the Everton manager speaks to the Football Daily podcast. Lincoln manager Michael Appleton and former Manchester City midfielder Michael Brown discuss their victory and also ask what the future holds for Granit Xhaka after he was left out of Arsenal team to face Liverpool on Wednesday. Plus Troy Townsend from Kick It Out gives his verdict on UEFA’s punishment of Bulgaria.
30/10/1938m 59s

Can Arsenal really build on Granit?

Mark Chapman, Ian Wright, Chris Sutton and Jason Burt discuss if Granit Xhaka can come back from being booed off by his own fans. They also chat about the weekend's VAR decisions and ask if Brendan Rodgers' Leicester could be better than Claudio Ranieri's.
29/10/1938m 25s

Liverpool topple Tottenham, Man United’s penalty problems and ‘lenient’ VAR

Emma Saunders is joined by former Aston Villa midfielder Lee Hendrie, former Tottenham defender Stephen Kelly and Ben Haines from 90min. They reflect on Liverpool’s comeback to beat Tottenham 2-1 at Anfield in the Premier League. The panel discuss Liverpool’s ability to grind out results to maintain their six point lead at the top of the table and whether Serge Aurier has become a liability for Spurs. VAR strikes yet again as we saw four penalties awarded this weekend alone by it – the team debate whether it’s now gone too lenient? As Arsenal let a 2-0 lead slip against Crystal Palace in their 2-2 draw at the Emirates, Xhaka had an interesting response to being booed off the pitch when he was substituted. The panel debate whether Manchester United’s penalty problems have re-emerged after VAR granted them two – which Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial both saw saved by Tim Krul – in their 3-1 win at Norwich. And there’s a full round-up of all the weekend’s Premier League matches.
28/10/1941m 24s

It's raining goals...for Leicester

Both Ayoze Pérez and Jamie Vardy scored a hat-trick. But who is going to take home the match ball? Darren Fletcher, Leon Osman, Tony Pulis and Alistair Bruce-Ball react to Leicester City equaling the 24-year-old record for the biggest ever Premier League victory. They also preview all the weekend's matches including the two Premier League Sunday commentaries:Newcastle v Wolves and Liverpool v Tottenham Hotspur.
25/10/1938m 48s

Euro Leagues: Robert Moreno's "favourite" podcast

Steve Crossman is joined by Guillem Balague, Kristof Terreur and James Horncastle. Guillem Balague has a special interview with Spain manager Robert Moreno. Moreno says England are among the favourites for Euro 2020. He talks tackling racism in football, his experience working with Sergio Ramos and likens Lionel Messi to the Matrix. He also says that he is a big fan of the Football Daily pod! The panel also discuss the Champions League games this week.
24/10/1942m 37s

Liverpool return to form and Chelsea reach their peak

Mark Chapman is joined by former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock, BBC commentator Alan Green and John Gibbons from The Anfield Wrap to reflect on Liverpool’s 4-1 victory at Genk. As Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored twice in the game, the team discuss whether he should get a starting place in Liverpool’s midfield going forward – and if he does, who does he replace? Our football correspondent John Murray and former West Ham defender Matt Upson are in Amsterdam to analyse Chelsea’s 1-0 win over Ajax. They discuss whether it’s the greatest victory of Frank Lampard’s managerial career so far and analyse whether Michy Batshuayi could feature more for Chelsea after scoring the winning goal in the 86th minute. We get interviews from Jurgen Klopp on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Frank Lampard on how he’s managing Christian Pulisic and Tammy Abraham on Batshuayi.
24/10/1933m 50s

High fives all round for Spurs and Man City

Kelly Cates is joined by Emma Hayes, Andy Townsend and Ian Dennis on what was an epic Tuesday night – not only for Tottenham, but for Manchester City too. Spurs put five past Red Star Belgrade to keep their Champions League dreams alive and Raheem Sterling got a hat-trick to help make it 5-1 against Atalanta for City. Alistair Bruce-Ball was at the Etihad with the latest on that Phil Foden red card and why Pep Guardiola lost his cool when it came to John Stones. To keep up with the international feel, John Murray joins the pod from Amsterdam to give the guys the breaking news from the Chelsea camp - ahead of their Champions League tie with Ajax. And Emma and Andy debate Liverpool’s clash with Genk.
23/10/1938m 58s

A Wilder night for Sheffield as the Gunners misfire

Sheffield United stunned Arsenal at Bramall Lane to move into the top half of the Premier League table. Steve Crossman reflects on the match with former Aston Villa and Sheffield United midfielder Lee Hendrie and 5 live Sports commentary team Arlo White and Chris Sutton. They also talk about the Ballon d’Or shortlist and look ahead to the Champions League games this week. This pod features interview with Unai Emery, Granit Xhaka and Chris Wilder.
22/10/1931m 45s

Manchester United and Liverpool share the spoils, while VAR takes centre stage

Emma Saunders is joined by Reading midfielder Charlie Adam and journalists Ben Haines and Melissa Reddy as they analyse the 1-1 draw between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford. The panel also dissect the merits of VAR following a Premier League weekend which has been dominated by decisions involving video assistant referees, we find out which two Manchester City players are deemed irreplaceable, and we get the inside track following a turbulent week at Charlie’s club Reading.
20/10/1942m 7s

The Big Weekend Preview Pod

Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas are joined by former Manchester United player Jonathan Greening, the Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert and Sheffield United midfielder Oliver Norwood. They look ahead to all the weekend's fixtures including Manchester United against Liverpool, Sheffield United against Arsenal and Tottenham against Watford.
18/10/1941m 48s

Euro Leagues: From groundsman to director - Stuart Webber special

In a special edition of the Football Daily, Norwich City sporting director Stuart Webber joins Emma Saunders, Guillem Balague and Julien Laurens to discuss his footballing philosophy, his journey to the top of a Premier League club and his ambitions for Norwich and himself. Stuart also takes us inside the negotiating room to give an insight into how scouting and transfer deals actually take shape.
17/10/1945m 24s

How to run a football league club

Mark Chapman is joined by Ali Maxwell - from the Not The Top Twenty Podcast, Mark Palios - former FA chief executive and current Tranmere owner and football finance expert and podcaster, Kieran Maguire. They discuss life on the edge of the football league including how you should and shouldn't run a club as well as asking what the league will look like in 5 or 10 years time.
17/10/191h 14m

Tackling racism in football: What happens next?

Kelly Cates is joined by Derby defender Curtis Davies, former Chelsea midfielder Andy Townsend, former Everton player Don Hutchison and Jack Pitt-Brooke from The Athletic to discuss what action should be taken after some England players were racially abused in their Euro 2020 qualifier with Bulgaria. The team debate whether the England players should have walked off the pitch and whether the decision to stop the game should lie with the players or football federations. We hear how authorities and journalists in Bulgaria have reacted to the scenes in Sofia on Monday and how racism should be tackled, both here and across Europe.
15/10/1940m 18s

England’s win over Bulgaria marred by racist abuse

Mark Chapman is joined by former England internationals Stephen Warnock and Chris Waddle and senior football reporter Ian Dennis to react to the racist abuse and chanting directed at England players in their 6-0 win over Bulgaria. The game was stopped twice as abuse was aimed at a number of players. Our football correspondent John Murray talks to defender Tyrone Mings – who was one of the players abused – on his England debut. He also speaks to England manager Gareth Southgate and captain Harry Kane. Former England Under 21's players Nedum Onuoha and Marvin Sordell give their thoughts on the scenes in Sofia and tell us about their experiences of racist abuse they’ve received on a football pitch and how they would have reacted if they had played in that game against Bulgaria. Troy Townsend – head of development at “Kick It Out” - also comes on to the podcast and says UEFA and FIFA must do more to combat racist abuse.
15/10/1940m 18s

Bouncing back – how England should approach Bulgaria test

Steve Crossman hears from John Murray, Ian Dennis and Chris Waddle in Sofia as they look forward to England's game against Bulgaria on Monday - including interviews with Gareth Southgate and Harry Kane. Plus Rob Green, Owen Coyle and Dave Edwards discuss England's formation, the potential of Callum Hudson-Odoi and their favourite - and least favourite - kits.
13/10/1936m 16s

Lacklustre England punished in Prague

Darren Fletcher, Ian Dennis and former England internationals Rob Green and Chris Waddle assess where it wrong for England following their 2-1 defeat to the Czech Republic - their first defeat in qualifying in a decade. We hear from manager Gareth Southgate, goalkeeper Jordan Pickford and midfielder Mason Mount, who made his first international start. And there's reflection on Wales' draw in Slovakia, Northern Ireland's near-miss in the Netherlands and another heavy defeat for Scotland.
12/10/1936m 35s

Sacking season, yachts and the Spanish Mike Dean

Steve Crossman and Guillem Balague are joined by Julien Laurens and James Horncastle as sacking season gets under way in Europe. The team assess the fallout from the sackings of AC Milan's Marco Giampaolo and Lyon's Sylvinho. After Ousmane Dembele's sending off against Sevilla, the panel look at Europe's more notorious referees. And there's a preview to the latest round of Euro 2020 qualifiers.
10/10/1940m 45s

All about England with Maddison, Tomori and Southgate

John Murray and Ian Dennis go behind the scenes at St George's Park ahead of England's matches against the Czech Republic and Bulgaria. Gareth Southgate's side could book their place at next summer's European Championships. John and Ian speak to Southgate and several members of the squad.
09/10/1927m 1s

Solskjær and Silva fight for their jobs

Kelly Cates is joined by former Scotland midfielder Don Hutchison, chief football writer at the Independent - Miguel Delaney and Ben Haines from 90 min. They discuss if Solskjær's and Silva's managerial futures at Manchester United and Everton are at risk as well as asking if Gareth Bale is on the brink of moving from Real Madrid.
08/10/1934m 21s

Man City stumble, out-of-form Alli and brotherly love

Kelly Cates is joined by Micah Richards, Chris Sutton and Andy Townsend to review the weekend's action, including a look at Manchester City's problems following their defeat to Wolves. They also assess why Tottenham's Dele Alli is struggling for form, and after Sean and Matty Longstaff impressed for Newcastle, the panel look at famous footballing brothers. And defender Gary Cahill tells the podcast why Crystal Palace have had such a positive start to the season.
07/10/1939m 18s

Misery for both Manchester City and United

Emma Saunders is joined by former West Ham and Stoke midfielder Matthew Etherington, former Nottingham Forest midfielder Andy Reid and former Wolves and Burnley midfielder Michael Kightly to reflect on shock defeats for both Manchester City and United in the Premier League. Manchester City’s 2-0 loss to Wolves means Liverpool take an eight point lead at the top of the table – the team have plenty of praise for Wolves’ Adama Traore – who scored both goals. The panel also discuss Manchester United’s 1-0 defeat at Newcastle – which leaves them just two points above the relegation zone. After a 3-0 loss at Brighton, the team debate whether it’s time for Mauricio Pochettino to leave Tottenham and if Marco Silva could be heading out of Goodison Park after Everton lost 1-0 to Burnley. They round-up the rest of the weekend’s Premier League action and discuss Stoke’s surprise 2-1 victory over Swansea in the Championship.
06/10/1940m 7s

The Big Weekend Preview Pod

Jermaine Jenas is joined by former England defender Matt Upson, West Ham Michail Antonio and former Leicester City winger Matt Piper. They debate if Spurs will still be affected by their 7-2 home defeat against Bayern Munich and assess Leicester City chances at Anfield against Liverpool. They also discuss the strengths of Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori and find out more about West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini.
04/10/1939m 11s

Euro Leagues: More to come from Gnabry and tactical tattoos

Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague and Kristof Terreur find out why Bayern has a star who needs to be carefully managed in Serge Gnabry, discuss tactical tattoos and unfortunate Inter.
03/10/1939m 54s

Liverpool avoid slip up to Salzburg and Abraham's birthday goal

Jonathan Overend is joined by former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock, former Chelsea striker Chris Sutton and BBC senior football reporter Ian Dennis to reflect on Liverpool letting a 3-0 lead slip before going on to beat RB Salzburg 4-3 in the Champions League at Anfield. They discuss why Liverpool’s defence looked vulnerable to Salzburg’s attacks and whether they miss the injured Joel Matip. Chelsea got their first Champions League win since Frank Lampard took charge – a 2-1 victory away at Lille. The panel debate how good Tammy Abraham can be after scoring his first Champions League goal in the 22nd minute of the game on his 22nd birthday and whether he should be included in the England squad - which is announced on Thursday. BBC Sport’s John Bennett comes on to the pod to talk about Barcelona's fight back to beat Inter Milan 2-1 – with a stunning goal from Luis Suarez. You’ll hear interviews from Liverpool’s Virgil Van Dijk and Jurgen Klopp and Chelsea’s Frank Lampard.
03/10/1931m 12s

Spurs battered by Bayern

Tottenham Hotspur were left humiliated by Bayern Munich in the Champions League when they lost 7-2. Phil Foden and Raheem Sterling came off the bench to score in a 2-0 win over Dinamo Zagreb. Kelly Cates is joined by former Tottenham winger Chris Waddle, BBC Football Correspondent John Murray and Dan Kilpatrick, football correspondent at the Evening Standard, to reflect on those games and the other Champions League matches of the night. We also get reaction of Leeds United's night in the Championship as they ended West Brom's unbeaten start to the season and replaced them at the top of the table. And it's a bad night for Nathan Jones as Stoke City loses to Huddersfield Town 1-nil. This episode features interviews from Mauricio Pochettino, Pep Guardiola, Patrick Bamford and Nathan Jones.
02/10/1929m 17s

Stalemate at Old Trafford, but Leicester continue to impress

Mark Chapman is joined by Darren Fletcher and Dion Dublin, and commentator Alistair Bruce-Ball to analyse Manchester United's 1-1 draw with Arsenal at Old Trafford. Hear reaction from United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and goalscorer Scott McTominay, as well as Arsenal defender David Luiz. The team also assess Leicester’s start to the season as they continue to impress under Brendan Rodgers.
01/10/1933m 29s

Henderson's howler, Newcastle's nightmare and marvellous McGinn

Emma Saunders is joined by former Burnley manager Owen Coyle, ex-West Brom midfielder Jonathan Greening and Daily Telegraph sports journalist Luke Edwards to discuss the talking points from the Premier League matches of the weekend. They assess Chris Wilder’s man-management of Dean Henderson following his error against Liverpool, how Luke advised Steve Bruce not to take the Newcastle job, and how Aston Villa midfielder John McGinn almost joined MLS side Houston Dynamo.
30/09/1940m 52s

The Big Weekend Preview Pod

Former Manchester United striker Andy Cole and Chelsea Women's boss Emma Hayes join Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas to look ahead to this weekend's fixtures, including Manchester v Arsenal and Tottenham against Southampton.
28/09/1941m 31s

Euro Leagues: Broken Barca and battles at Bayern

Former Spain international Luis Garcia joins Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague, Julien Laurens and Rafa Honigstein to discuss the problems at Barca - plus the keeper row in Germany, Bayern's young Canadian star and Portugal's surprise package.
26/09/1937m 46s

Burton's blackout and West Ham get hammered

Mark Chapman is joined by Andy Townsend and Pat Nevin to analyse West Ham's battering, 4-0 at the hands of League One side Oxford United in the EFL Cup. There were other shocks, as League One Sunderland won away 1-0 at Premier League Sheffield United and Burton Albion upset top flight Bournemouth, though not without 28 minutes of stoppage time after power surges knocked out the floodlights THREE times. You'll also hear from Rochdale manager Brian Barry-Murphy and their 16-year old defender Luke Matheson, after their 1-1 draw against at Old Trafford, as Manchester United needed penalties to progress to the next round.
26/09/1930m 33s

Tottenham crash out of the EFL Cup to Colchester as Man City march on

Kelly Cates is joined by former Liverpool midfielder Don Hutchison, former Premier League manager Owen Coyle, BBC football correspondent John Murray and BBC commentator Alistair Bruce-Ball to analyse Tottenham being knocked out in the third round of the EFL Cup to League Two side Colchester in a penalty shootout after the game finished 0-0. The team debate how critical this is for Tottenham and whether Mauricio Pochettino is under pressure. The panel discuss holders Manchester City’s comfortable 3-0 victory over Preston North End, Southampton’s 4-0 win over rivals Portsmouth and Championship side Stoke’s defeat to League Two’s Crawley Town by penalty shootout. You’ll hear interviews on the podcast from Colchester manager John McGreal, Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino, Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola and Phil Foden and Everton’s Dominic Calvert-Lewin after he scored twice in their 2-0 victory over Sheffield Wednesday.
25/09/1932m 43s

MNC: Manchester United, Maddison and sleepovers with Bergkamp

Mark Chapman and Ian Wright are joined by Chris Sutton and Micah Richards to assess where the problems lie at Manchester United following their defeat at West Ham. The team also look at the significance of Liverpool's win at Chelsea, and the abilities of Leicester's James Maddison. And Ian tells us about his plans for meeting up with ex-Arsenal legend Dennis Bergkamp this week.
24/09/1940m 3s

A big win for Liverpool and a giant Alan Partridge painting

Emma Saunders, Rob Green, Stephen Kelly and David Thompson discuss a dramatic weekend – with Man City hitting eight, more misery for Man Utd and Liverpool winning at Chelsea. Plus, which one of the panel has a 12ft painting of Alan Partridge at home?
22/09/1939m 52s

The Big Weekend Preview Pod

Darren Fletcher, ex-Newcastle midfielder Kevin Nolan, former Stoke, Palace and West Brom boss Tony Pulis and Alistair Bruce-Ball preview the weekend’s action. They assess how Man City will react to last weekend’s defeat to Norwich when they host Watford. And the team look at whether Chelsea can halt leaders Liverpool’s 100% start. There’s also reaction to Bournemouth’s 3-1 victory at Southampton.
21/09/1940m 13s

Euro Leagues: More misery for Zidane and a Norwegian scoring sensation

Emma Saunders, Guillem Balague and Kristof Terreur discuss more misery for Zinedine Zidane and his Real Madrid team, worries for Inter and Barca - plus a Norwegian wunderkind who has a father well known to slightly older English football fans.
19/09/1938m 21s

City cruise as Spurs get "Spursy"

Manchester City's Champions League campaign gets underway with a comfortable win against Shakhtar Donetsk. Spurs threw away a two goal lead against Olympiacos - ending in a draw. Plus, is Zinedine Zidane struggling at Real Madrid? Mark Chapman gets all the reaction to the second night at the Champions League with former Manchester City defender Micah Richards, BBC Commentator Alan Green, West Ham and England defender Matt Upson, former Manchester City midfielder Michael Brown and BBC Senior Football reporter Ian Dennis. We also get news of all the other games across Europe with the BBC's John Bennett and Spanish football journalist Eduardo Alvarez. The Pod features interviews from Mauricio Pochettino, Harry Kane and Pep Guardiola.
19/09/1930m 13s

Liverpool and Chelsea suffer penalty problems in Champions League defeats

Kelly Cates is joined by former Chelsea goalkeeper Rob Green, former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock and BBC football correspondent John Murray to analyse Liverpool’s 2-0 defeat at Napoli in their opening Champions League group game. The team discuss whether VAR should have overturned the penalty awarded to Napoli’s Jose Callejon and why Liverpool are once again struggling away from home in the Champions League. BBC commentator Alistair Bruce-Ball joins the pod from Stamford Bridge where there was more penalty drama in Chelsea’s 1-0 loss to Valencia – but this time the debate was over who took the penalty – which Ross Barkley missed. We also look ahead to another huge night of Champions League football as we have two live commentaries on Wednesday on 5live Sport. Former Manchester midfielder Michael Brown and BBC senior football reporter Ian Dennis are in Ukraine ahead of Manchester City’s match with Shakhtar Donetsk and talk about how John Stones’ injury has left Pep Guardiola looking visibly frustrated. Tottenham are away at Olympiacos – so we check in with former West Ham defender Matthew Upson - who is part of our commentary team in Athens – on whether Tottenham can go one better than last season and win the Champions League.
18/09/1937m 59s

Missed chances for Villa and the Champions League returns

As the group stages of the Champions League return, Mark Chapman is joined by Chris Sutton, Lee Hendrie and Arlo White to preview Liverpool and Chelsea's opening games. Correspondent John Murray has the latest from Naples as Liverpool begin the defence of their title. The panel also look back on Aston Villa's goalless draw with West Ham. Jo Currie has reaction from defending champions Arsenal's 1-0 win at Manchester United in the Women's Super League. And we hear from Marcus Rashford, who speaks to Gary Lineker about Manchester United's start to the season and his motivations in football.
17/09/1934m 1s

Norwich conquer the champions while Liverpool keep on winning

Emma Saunders is joined by ex-Bolton and Burnley manager Owen Coyle, former West Brom midfielder Jonathan Greening and Norwich's academy coach Grant Holt. They assess the fallout from Norwich's 3-2 victory over Manchester City, Watford's entertaining comeback against Arsenal and look at the impressive goalscoring form of Chelsea's Tammy Abraham.
15/09/1940m 23s

The Big Weekend Preview Pod

The Premier League's back and so are Darren and Jermaine alongside Kevin Nolan and Alan Hutton. Manchester United are off to a shaky start, will their form improve at home to Leicester? Steve McManaman drops in to chat Liverpool and his memories of playing in two classic encounters with this weekend's opponents Newcastle. And with the FIFA 20 player ratings announced this week, Alan Hutton challenges JJ to a race outside our studio.
13/09/1936m 7s

Euro Leagues: Zidane's Real headache and Napoli's dressing room disaster

Emma Saunders, Guillem Balague, Julien Laurens and James Horncastle discuss the future prospects of Zinedine Zidane and Lionel Messi, Napoli’s dressing room disaster and Cristiano Ronaldo’s records. Plus - why did Valencia sack their manager?
12/09/1941m 46s

WNC: Leicester for top-four and is Sterling one of the world's best?

On this episode of the Football Daily, Jonathan Overend is joined by former Liverpool midfielder Don Hutchison, ex-England defender Matt Upson and The Telegraph's Jason Burt to discuss the return of the Premier League and look back on England's 5-3 win over Kosovo. The panel discuss whether Leicester City be competing for the top four and also what lies ahead for the Premier League's newly promoted sides. Also, have England got an attack to compete with on the world stage in Jadon Sancho, Raheem Sterling and Harry Kane or should they be concerned about their lack of consistency in defence?
12/09/1940m 46s

Sterling and Sancho shine for England in a game of goals and gaffes

Kelly Cates is joined by former England midfielder Chris Waddle, senior football reporter Ian Dennis and James Olley from the London Evening Standard to reflect on England’s 5-3 victory over Kosovo at St Mary’s in their Euro 2020 qualifier. There’s plenty of praise for Raheem Sterling and Jadon Sancho, who were both on the scoresheet tonight. The panel debate who is Gareth Southgate’s best front three out of Sterling, Sancho, Harry Kane and Marcus Rashford. The team discuss whether the midfield is where England’s problems lie, who should start in that midfield three and debate whether Harry Winks and James Maddison should have featured in the game. Our football correspondent John Murray gets post-match reaction from Gareth Southgate, Jadon Sancho and Ross Barkley.
11/09/1937m 22s

Northern Ireland knocked off top as Scotland hit rock bottom

Reaction from Windsor Park as Northern Ireland impress but fall to defeat against Germany. Pat Nevin says Scotland’s Premier League big names have to make another step up when wearing the national team jersey after a 'toothless' performance at Hampden. Plus, John Murray and Ian Dennis are in Southampton as England prepare to face Kosovo. John catches up with Gareth Southgate whilst Denno is starstruck by Liam Plunkett in a lift.
10/09/1940m 19s

Southgate’s selections & scoring from corners

Emma Saunders is joined by Rob Green, Pat Nevin and Aaron Hughes to discuss Gareth Southgate's selections, big games for Northern Ireland and Scotland and scoring from corners. The team also debate whether Watford made a mistake in sacking Javi Gracia, ask how to get the best out of Ethan Ampadu and reflect on the opening weekend of the Women's Super League.
08/09/1940m 40s

The big England pod and Southgate's 2020 vision

We're joined by Gareth Southgate ahead of England's two Euro 2020 qualifiers against Bulgaria and Kosovo. John Murray and Ian Dennis have also been speaking to Mason Mount and Tyrone Mings about their first senior call ups. Marcus Rashford talks goals, Harry Winks discusses his preferred midfield role, and Ben Chilwell reflects on his first year as an England player.
06/09/1931m 20s

Euro Leagues: Lukaku's response to racism

Emma Saunders is joined by Julien Laurens, Raphael Honigstein and Kristof Terreur as they discuss Romelu Lukaku’s response to being racially abused after he scored the winning goal for Inter Milan against Cagliari. The team also debate whether Neymar is stuck at Paris Saint Germain and football entourages now that Mauro Icardi has joined the club. Philippe Coutinho may be Bayern Munich’s new signing, but is Leroy Sane the man they’re still after? And Vincent Kompany has made another impassioned speech in a pub – but this time it’s in Belgium after his Anderlecht side got their first victory since he took charge as player-manager.
05/09/1936m 16s

New season, new stadiums and a new role for Lucy Bronze

Nick Bright is joined by Manchester United head coach Casey Stoney, editor of She Kicks magazine Jen O'Neill and The Athletic's women's football writer Kieran Theivam to assess how the Women's Super League can develop ahead of the new season. We also hear from Man City's Jill Scott and Arsenal's Jordan Nobbs, who preview their sides' campaigns. The panellook at whether playing in bigger stadiums is beneficial for the women's game and also look at Lucy Bronze's new role in central midfield. Casey takes us inside England head coach Phil Neville's multiple Whatsapp groups, and gives us an insight into pre-season team bonding exercises.
05/09/1940m 29s

Owen and Shearer row, but McBurnie says sorry

Alan Shearer and Michael Owen have had a very public fall out, but should the former team-mates be arguing on social media? It comes after Owen said his move from Real Madrid to Newcastle in 2005 was a "downward step”. Meanwhile, Sheffield United’s Oli McBurnie has apologised after a video appeared to show him saying he hoped he wasn't going away with Scotland. Is sorry enough? Will all be forgiven? Plus, before the Euro 2020 qualifiers, we look at the competition in the England defence and the pressure on Wales boss Ryan Giggs if they fail to win their next game. Kelly Cates is joined by former Scotland midfielders Pat Nevin and Don Hutchison, and Henry Winter, the chief football writer for the Times.
03/09/1942m 30s

MNC: Mane's frustration, Swansea's strong start and did Kane dive?

Mark Chapman, Ian Wright, Chris Sutton and Rory Smith look back on the North London Derby, and whether Harry Kane dived to try and win a penalty at Arsenal. The panel also look at Sadio Mane's frustrations over Mohamed Salah squandering a goal-scoring opportunity at Burnley. Swansea captain Matt Grimes joins the podcast to talk about his side's strong to the Championship season. And we hear from Rochdale's Ian Henderson, after the League One team's mesmeric goal at the weekend.
03/09/1939m 0s

Honour even in North London derby and was Mane right to be mad?

Emma Saunders is joined by former Arsenal and England player Rachel Yankey, former Tottenham and Nottingham Forest midfielder Andy Reid and Tom Collomosse from the London Evening Standard to reflect on Arsenal and Tottenham’s thrilling 2-2 draw in the Premier League. They debate whether careless mistakes are finally catching up with Arsenal and have Tottenham solved their Christian Eriksen problem? The team discuss Sadio Mane’s angry reaction when he was substituted in Liverpool’s 3-0 win over Burnley and if that may cause Jurgen Klopp a long-term problem. There’s huge praise for Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder as they secure a huge point in their 2-2 draw with Chelsea and can Leicester trouble the top four after victory over Bournemouth?
01/09/1940m 35s

The Big Weekend Preview Pod

Former Tottenham and Arsenal forward David Bentley joins Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas to preview the weekend's North London Derby. Ex-Wolves and West Ham midfielder Matt Jarvis is also alongside the pair, giving his insight into the rise of his former Norwich teammate James Maddison. We hear from Romelu Lukaku, who responds to accusations of unprofessionalism from Gary Neville. And Wolves defender Conor Coady looks ahead to his side's game with Everton and gives his reaction to his team's Europa League draw.
31/08/1939m 39s

Euro Leagues: Van Dijk is Europe’s best & the Champions League Draw

It's been 89 days since we last heard that famous Champions League music on the night Liverpool won their sixth European title. Today 32 teams have been split into four pots of eight for the group stages. Steve Crossman is joined by Guillem Balague, Mina Rzouki and Raphael Honigstein to analyse the draw. Which of English teams has the easiest group – Liverpool, Tottenham, Manchester City or Chelsea? Is there a ‘group of death’ and what are the stand-out matches? Plus, the team celebrate Virgil van Dijk being crowned Uefa player of the year.
29/08/1933m 33s

Back from the brink

Former Bolton Manager Owen Coyle joins the Football Daily on the day Bolton Wanderers future was secured, 24 hours after Bury were expelled from the Football League. The Guardian's football finance expert David Conn and Tranmere owner Mark Palios - formerly an insolvency practitioner as well as Bury and Bolton player - join Mark Chapman, and Michael Brown describes how he had to tell his son, who played for Bury's academy, that he no longer had a club.
28/08/1939m 2s

Bury FC expelled from the Football League

Kelly Cates is joined by Steve Crossman and BBC Radio Manchester’s Mike Minay to react to the news that Bury Football Club has been expelled from the Football League. A takeover deal to buy Bury FC collapsed earlier on Tuesday and the club couldn’t prove to the EFL that it had the funds to continue or find a new buyer before the deadline of 5pm. The news broke at 11pm that the club had been expelled from the Football League and we were there to get the reaction from emotional fans who were still at Gigg Lane in the hope their club could be saved. We also discuss the news that Bolton Wanderers has been given an extension of 14 days, but as Mike explains, they could be the second club to be expelled from the Football League, sooner rather than later.
28/08/1921m 27s

MNC: Spurs in a rut, Wrighty's penalties, and the podcast mouse

Surely Christian Eriksen's future can’t be having such a negative influence on Spurs’ squad? Do Steve Bruce's critics now have egg on their face? And how to best usher a mouse out of a studio? All the big questions answered on this MNC epsiode with Ian Wright, Chris Sutton and Rory Smith. Plus, which young players have done enough to be named in Gareth Southgate's first England squad of the new season?
26/08/1939m 57s

Newcastle shock Spurs, Kane’s striking struggles and Wilder’s dinner plans

Emma Saunders is joined by former West Ham and Tottenham midfielder Matthew Etherington, Leyton Orient midfielder Jobi McAnuff and Luke Edwards from the Daily Telegraph to reflect on Steve Bruce’s first win in charge of Newcastle, with a surprise 1-0 victory at Tottenham. The panel debate whether this was because of tactical genius from Bruce or whether it was a fluke and why Harry Kane seems out of sorts in front of goal. The team discuss whether VAR was correct in that match and whether Manchester City had some luck with the video referee in their 3-1 win over Bournemouth. They analyse what went wrong for Manchester United – who lost 2-1 to Crystal Palace and why Chris Wilder was eager to move his dinner plans earlier in the afternoon after a 2-1 defeat to Leicester. And as we have Jobi on the pod (and Luke is a Leyton Orient fan) – we couldn’t not mention Leyton Orient and the start they have made to life in League Two.
25/08/1940m 8s

The day that Bury survived?

On a day full of ups and downs Steve Crossman heads to Bury to work out how much the town loves their club. Plus Nicky Adams tells us why he feels 'cheated' by chairman Steve Dale
24/08/1934m 33s

The big weekend preview and Villa are victorious

Darren Fletcher is joined by former Chelsea and England midfielder Karen Carney, commentator Alistair Bruce-Ball and Henry Winter, the chief football writer for The Times. The team look ahead to this weekend’s Premier League fixtures – including a huge clash between Liverpool and Arsenal. The preview includes Bournemouth v Manchester City and Tottenham v Newcastle – which you can hear live commentary of both on 5live Premier League Sunday – and they discuss why Teemu Pukki has been so effective for Norwich in front of goal. There’s breaking news on the future of Bury football club – have they been handed a lifeline from being expelled from the Football League? We look back on a huge night for Aston Villa who were 2-0 winners over Everton – earning their first victory since getting promoted back to the Premier League. Aston Villa boss Dean Smith and Everton forward Alex Iwobi come on to the pod to share their post-match thoughts.
24/08/1933m 28s

Euro Leagues: Can anyone stop Juventus?

Steve Crossman is joined by Italian football experts James Horncastle and Mina Rzouki to preview the start of the Serie A season, asking if a rejuvenated Inter or Carlo Ancelotti's Napoli can break Juventus' hold on the league. The team also look at the rise of Lecce coach Fabio Liverani, who just four years ago was managing Leyton Orient in the EFL. And Guillem Balague has the latest transfer news, including Neymar's potential departure from PSG and Alexis Sanchez's possible move to Inter.
22/08/1940m 15s

Butland and Bolton despair - while Leeds and Swansea go top!

Mark Chapman rounds up the night at the Championship. And looks at the current situation at Bolton and Bury as Bolton manager Phil Parkinson resigns. Former Bolton manager Owen Coyle, former Nottingham Forest and Ireland midfielder Andy Reid and George Elek from the "not the top 20" podcast all join Chapper's on the panel. They talk about Jack Butland's bad night, Huddersfield's future manager and what next for Bolton and Bury. Features interviews with Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock, Stoke City manager Nathan Jones and Bury winger Harry Bunn.
22/08/1938m 50s

A rejuvenated Arsenal and problems at Palace

Stephen Kelly, Robert Huth and Stephen Warnock join Kelly Cates as we hear from Arsenal director Josh Kroenke who says the club are headed back to the very top. Glenn Murray phones in to give us an insight into the fast start made by the new look Brighton. Are his old club Palace destined for a season of struggle with an unsettled Wilfried Zaha? And what is life like as a footballing free agent?
20/08/1940m 27s

Neves, Newcastle and Pogba's penalty woes

Mark Chapman is joined by former Aston Villa defender Micah Richards, ex-Blackburn striker Chris Sutton and commentator Arlo White to analyse Wolves' 1-1 draw with Manchester United. Paul Pogba was the main talking point, as he missed a second half penalty. Ruben Neves earlier cancelled out Anthony Martial's opener. BBC Sport's Simon Stone gives us the latest on Alexis Sanchez's potential departure from Old Trafford to Inter Milan. The team also look at whether Steve Bruce is already under pressure at Newcastle, and what Villa can do to register their first points of the campaign.
20/08/1934m 24s

Frustration for Frank and Pep but delight for 'scruffy' Pukki - the weekend review

Emma Saunders, Lee Hendrie, Andy Reid and Kevin Campbell discuss the weekend's action - from frustration for Frank Lampard to a hat-trick hero in Norwich. How important is it for Chelsea to get their first win under Frank Lampard? And for the likes of Villa, Newcastle and Watford to get off the mark this season? And which newcomer reminds the team of Santi Cazorla? Plus, when do you know it is time to hang up your boots?
18/08/1939m 17s

The Big Weekend Preview Pod

Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas look ahead to the weekend's action with former Manchester City defender Micah Richards and ex-Newcastle and West Ham midfielder Kevin Nolan. The panel preview Saturday's crunch game at the Etihad, where Man City take on Tottenham, and assess how Liverpool will cope without injured goalkeeper Alisson. Micah also tells us about his decision to retire from the game, and why he has so much admiration for Aston Villa boss Dean Smith.
17/08/1939m 35s

All about Bernardo Silva - exclusive interview

Manchester City and Portugal midfielder Bernardo Silva takes Steve Crossman on a journey from his early life in Lisbon to Premier League stardom. The 25-year-old discusses his first experience of the Manchester rain, singing in the shower, the incredible demands of playing for Pep Guardiola and the club’s quest to win the Champions League.
15/08/1933m 20s

Euro Leagues: Where is Neymar going?

Steve Crossman, Julien Laurens, Guillem Balague and Archie Rhind-Tutt discuss Neymar's uncertain future, rebuilt Atletico Madrid, messy Real and the threat posed to Bayern Munich's German dominance by Borussia Dortmund.
15/08/1937m 15s

Liverpool win silverware on penalties in Istanbul – again!

Jonathan Overend is joined by former Chelsea midfielder Andy Townsend, former Liverpool player Don Hutchison and BBC football correspondent John Murray to reflect on Liverpool’s victory in the European Super Cup. Jurgen Klopp’s side beat Chelsea 5-4 on penalties after a 2-2 draw in Istanbul – fourteen years on from when they won the Champions League final by a penalty shootout in the same city in 2005. The panel assess what the victory means for Liverpool – who could win six trophies this season - and on Chelsea’s improvement after their Premier League opening day defeat at Manchester United. You’ll hear post-match reaction from Jurgen Klopp and Frank Lampard and Liverpool players James Milner and Joe Gomez come onto the podcast.
15/08/1929m 47s

Celtic are cuffed by Cluj

A very busy Football Daily takes you to Glasgow as Celtic are dumped out of the Champions League - we get reaction from Neil Lennon and Pat Nevin. We’re in Istanbul ahead of the Super Cup between Liverpool and Chelsea and hear from Frank Lampard and Jurgen Klopp, plus we have the news from the first round of the EFL Cup as 9 matches go to penalty shoot outs. Steve Crossman and Stephen Kelly try to keep across it all.
14/08/1938m 29s

MNC: Wrighty and Kelly are back!

The Monday Night Club are back from their summer breaks to review Manchester United's wild win over Chelsea as Chris Sutton likens Frank Lampard's position to entering an Olympic rowing final in a dinghy. We assess the Christian Eriksen situation at Spurs, ask if Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is under-rated, and chat to Billy Sharp who just keeps on finding the net whatever league he's playing in.
12/08/1941m 47s

Dazzling debutants, a hat-trick hero & Frank gets a fright

This Football Daily podcast is the place to hear all the latest from the opening weekend of the Premier League. Emma Saunders is joined by Matthew Etherington, Shola Ameobi and Nigel Reo-Coker and the panel discuss every game – including Manchester United’s 4-0 thrashing over Chelsea, Aubameyang’s brilliant form for Arsenal, and the ‘Eriksen effect’ at Spurs. Manchester City and Liverpool started the season how they ended it – by scoring more and more goals. Not only that, the three promoted teams - Villa, Norwich and Sheffield United get the Football Daily treatment. And there is also a treat for Bolton, Sheffield Wednesday and Charlton fans.
11/08/1940m 7s

Liverpool light up Premier League's opening day

Jonathan Overend is joined by former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock and football correspondent John Murray to reflect on a triumphant opening night of the Premier League season for Jurgen Klopp's side. They beat Norwich City 4-1, with the Reds scoring all their goals in the first half. Hear from the Liverpool boss, who also gives an update on goalkeeper Alisson after the Brazilian went off with a calf injury in the first half. The panel also look ahead to the rest of the weekend's games, including reigning champions Manchester City's trip to West Ham.
10/08/1932m 19s

Euro Leagues: Lukaku and Conte – the perfect match at Inter

Steve Crossman, Kristof Terreur, Julien Laurens and Mina Rzouki discuss Romelu Lukaku’s move to Inter Milan, the shaky start for Vincent Kompany at Anderlecht, the Belgian players who could be a hit in the Premier League and the summer’s best transfers.
09/08/1936m 2s

Deadline day: Luiz to Arsenal and Carroll is coming home

A transfer deadline day special as we wrap up the winners and losers of both deadline day and of the whole window. Steve Crossman is joined by former Chelsea midfielder Andy Townsend, ESPN's Melissa Reddy, Ian Dennis, David Ornstein and Simon Stone. They discuss if Arsenal will be more competitive this season after signing David Luiz and Kieran Tierney. We also learn more about the new Spurs midfielder Giovanni Lo Celso and ask if Andy Carroll moving to Newcastle represents a good deal for both sides.
08/08/1940m 52s

Your Ultimate Premier League Preview Pod

With just days until the start of the Premier League season, we dissect and discuss all 20 clubs. A podcast this big needs two presenters, so Emma Saunders and Nick Bright team up to bring you the ultimate preview to the 2019/20 season, and are joined by former Crystal Palace striker Clinton Morrison. Did you know that Clinton was a Spurs fan? He reveals all. Hear from Crystal Palace captain Luca Milovojevic on their targets this season with Wan-Bissaka gone and Zaha on the radar of several other clubs. Tottenham’s Son Heung-min reveals he learned English watching SpongeBob SquarePants and can Frank Lampard do no wrong at Chelsea, regardless of how they perform this season? We hear what the fans think and some famous voices drop in with their thoughts. Who do we think will be crowned Champions? Top 6? Will any of the newly-promoted teams survive? Plus breaking news from Arsenal as they take one step closer to signing Kieran Tierney from Celtic. That and much more.
07/08/192h 12m

All about Crystal Palace with Milivojević and Townsend

Emma Saunders goes behind the scenes at Crystal Palace – and catches up with former player Clinton Morrison to chat about Wilfried Zaha's future at the club and the team's summer so far. They hear from captain Luka Milivojevic and winger Andros Townsend.
07/08/1930m 47s

All about Arsenal with Aubameyang, Mkhitaryan, Bellerin and Pepe

Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Henrik Mkhitaryan, Hector Bellerin and Nicholas Pepe join Nick Bright and David Ornstein to talk the new season, saving the world and who should be kicked out of the players' WhatsApp group.
07/08/1949m 42s

All about Newcastle with Bruce, Dubravka and Lascelles

Steve Crossman and former Newcastle captain Kevin Nolan spend the day with Newcastle United to look ahead to the new season. Hear from Steve Bruce on how he couldn’t turn down the chance to manage his boyhood club, Martin Dubravka talks getting to grips with the Geordie accent and Jamaal Lascelles (sort of) gives his prediction for the season. Plus Matt Ritchie discusses competition with the club’s new signings, and Sean Longstaff reflects on the injury that he thought might end his career. You can hear how Newcastle get on in their first match of the season against Arsenal on 5 Live Premier League Sunday – kick off is at 2pm.
07/08/1949m 7s

All about Sheffield United with Wilder, Jagielka, McBurnie and more

Steve Crossman and former Sheffield United midfielder Michael Brown go behind the scenes as the Blades prepare for their first season back in the top flight since 2007. Hear from manager Chris Wilder and returning defender Phil Jagielka, who says he has unfinished business following the club's relegation 12 years ago. Record signing Oli McBurnie explains why he gets compared to Tormund Giantsbane from Game of Thrones. We also hear from Chris "BashamBauer" Basham and Billy Sharp on how much playing in the top flight means to the club and the city.
06/08/1947m 54s

All about Spurs with Son and Winks

Nick Bright and Ben Haines go to Tottenham’s training ground for pre-season chats with Harry Winks and “uncle” Son Heung-Min. They talk K-pop, have issues with wasps and spend far too much time trying out handshakes, something that is surprisingly visual for a podcast.
06/08/1930m 24s

All about Liverpool with Klopp and Robertson

Jurgen Klopp and Andy Robertson speak to Juliette Ferrington and reveal what Liverpool have been learning from a surfer, and how Klopp learnt English by watching Friends. This episode also features John Gibbons from the Anfield Wrap and stories about Andy Robertson trying to get jobs in supermarkets.
06/08/1929m 14s

MNC: Is Wayne Rooney returning to English football?

Steve Crossman is joined by former Chelsea and England International Karen Carney, Ben Haines from 90min and NBC's sport lead commentator Arlo White. They discuss the Community Shield match between Manchester City and Liverpool as well as chatting about the news that Wayne Rooney may be making a move back to the UK in a player/manager role.
06/08/1936m 36s

All about West Ham with Rice, Fabianski and more

In the third of our Premier League specials, Steve Crossman goes behind the scenes at West Ham United. We find out what really happened to Declan Rice in the hilarious viral video that did the rounds in the off-season, and why he asked Manuel Pellegrini to go out on loan to the Championship at the start of last season. Also, we explain to Lukasz Fabianski why he is so sought-after in Fantasy Football, Carlton Cole's thoughts on new record signing Sebastian Haller and why nobody enjoys sleep more than defender Issa Diop.
04/08/1925m 15s

All about Leicester with Schmeichel, Rodgers and Fuchs

Steve Crossman goes behind the scenes at Leicester City in the second of our series of Premier League specials. Hear from manager Brendan Rodgers on trying to break into the top 6, what superhero character Leicester player of the season Ricardo Pereira would come to training as, Christian Fuchs' big esports plan and goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel speaks from the heart about late owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.
03/08/1929m 27s

Man United's £80m man, bear hugs with Klopp and so long Sane?

Emma Saunders is joined by former Spurs, Fulham and Manchester City midfielder Michael Brown, Liverpool Ladies manager Vicky Jepson and the chief football correspondent for The Telegraph Jason Burt. They discuss the world's most expensive defender as Manchester United agree a fee for Harry Maguire as well as previewing the Community Shield between Liverpool and Manchester City.
02/08/1937m 14s

EFL Season Preview

Steve Crossman brings you a preview to the start of the EFL season as the Championship, League One and League Two kick off this weekend. Guests include football league reporter Mark Clemmit, Gary Rowett, former Derby, Birmingham and Stoke manager and ex-Tottenham, Birmingham and Fulham defender Stephen Kelly. There's an in-depth interview with Middlesbrough's new head coach Jonathan Woodgate. Plus the panel discuss whether Bielsa's men can get promotion at the second time of trying and who has been the star signing of pre-season.
01/08/1949m 58s

All about Villa with Grealish, Smith, Mings and more

In the first of our Premier League specials, Steve Crossman goes behind the scenes at Aston Villa ahead of the new season. Learn how Jack Grealish's Mum was more worried than he was when he was attacked by a Birmingham fan, why Tyrone Mings knew he'd 'made it' when he upgraded his Citroën Saxo to a Vauxhall Corsa, why manager Dean Smith 'had to' sign over 10 players this summer and how we've all been pronouncing Conor Hourihane's name incorrectly. If that isn't enough we also catch up with club captain James Chester and new signings Jota and Matt Targett. Joining Steve throughout the pod is Villa legend Dion Dublin.
01/08/1947m 4s

Decisions on Dybala, Pepe to Arsenal and the money mounts for Maguire

Steve Crossman is joined by Melissa Reddy, Simon Stone and David Ornstein to discuss the latest transfer news. They talk about whether Juventus forward Paulo Dybala wants to make the move into the Premier League with Manchester United and if Nicholas Pepe is the right signing for Arsenal. And, the panel discuss if Harry Maguire is really worth his £90 million price tag as well as reacting to the news that USA women's head coach Jill Ellis will step down in October.
30/07/1935m 40s

MNC: Have Real Madrid priced Bale out of the Premier League?

Should Gareth Bale go out on loan? What next for Romelu Lukaku? What would a potential transfer of Wilfried Zaha mean for Richarlison at Everton? Steve Crossman is joined on the Monday Night Club by ex-Everton midfielder Leon Osman, former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock and ex-England and Premier League goalkeeper Rob Green – who tell us about the lessons he learned at Chelsea.
29/07/1941m 26s

Could Rose, Koscielny and Sané all leave the Premier League?

Emma Saunders is joined by former West Ham and Arsenal defender Matt Upson, former Premier League manager Owen Coyle and journalist Jack Pitt-Brooke. They discuss whether Danny Rose will be leaving Tottenham, ask if Laurent Koscielny has a future at Arsenal and is Leroy Sané heading to Bayern Munich.
24/07/1937m 45s

Who should Solskjaer appoint as the next Man United captain?

Emma Saunders is joined by former Liverpool player Stephen Warnock, former Newcastle, West Ham and Bolton captain Kevin Nolan and Ben Haines from 90 minute football to discuss who in the current Manchester United squad, if anyone, is the right person to be appointed as their next club captain. Plus, after Jurgen Klopp spoke out about the fixture schedule and his fears that it could take its toll on his players they discuss if it really is too much and how to cope with the sheer number of games. And we ask Kevin about what could lie ahead for his old team mate Andy Carroll.
23/07/1937m 55s

Bale’s future, Ince’s Italian lessons and Tomb Raider tips

Steve Crossman is joined by former England international Paul Ince, ex-Scotland midfielder Don Hutchison and the Independent's Miguel Delaney to assess where Gareth Bale's future lies. The Welshman looks to be heading out of Real Madrid, after Zinedine Zidane said it would be "best for everyone" if Bale found a new club. Paul gives an insight into moving to clubs abroad, following Kieran Trippier's transfer to Atletico Madrid. And after Leigh Griffiths urged fellow players to be more open about their mental health issues, the panel discuss the level of support now available to players.
23/07/1937m 8s

Steve Bruce’s Newcastle and Atlético Madrid’s Kieran Trippier

Steve Crossman is joined by former West Ham and Newcastle midfielder Kevin Nolan, former Everton midfielder Leon Osman, and the chief football writer for the Independent Miguel Delaney to discuss the latest football transfer news. The panel talk about Sheffield United signing the former Manchester United academy player Ravel Morrison as well as Kieran Trippier's potential move away from Tottenham. They also discuss if Steve Bruce is the right fit for the Newcastle manager's job and the panel have their say on whether Arsenal's club captain Laurent Koscielny has made the right decision to not go on the club's pre-season tour.
17/07/1943m 28s

Paul Pogba – this summer’s saga at Man Utd

Mark Chapman, Mark Ogden and Leon Osman are joined by Simon Stone and Jen O’Neill to discuss Paul Pogba’s future and bold new plans in the women’s game. South American football expert Tim Vickery explains whether the Copa America was any good, while the team discuss the mess at Newcastle and Leon reveals all about the hill at Everton that he had to conquer in pre-season.
08/07/1936m 38s

WWC: There’s just no stopping the USA

Caroline Barker, Izzy Christiansen, Rachel Brown-Finnis, Vicki Sparks, John Murray and Sarah Mulkerrins discuss the USA’s World Cup win and ask whether it will be England’s turn in 2023.
07/07/1935m 8s

WWC: How To Change The Game Forever

A special programme which is part of BBC Sport’s Change The Game season. Football correspondent John Murray has been speaking to former USA goalkeeper and World Cup winner Hope Solo, Lyon midfielder Izzy Christiansen and Chelsea Women’s manager Emma Hayes. They discuss whether the perception of women’s football has changed over the course of the past month and what could be in store in the future
06/07/1953m 7s

WWC: Karen Carney calls it quits

Steve Crossman and Tom Fordyce bring you the latest from the Women's World Cup as we hear from England and Chelsea midfielder Karen Carney who has announced her retirement from football. England manager Phil Neville and Manchester City Women's manager Nick Cushing also reflect on a successful tournament for the Lionesses.
05/07/1942m 3s

Lampard back at the Bridge and transfer latest

Steve Crossman is joined by BBC Football Reporter Simon Stone, Football Broadcaster Alison Bender and Football Analyst Stat Man Dave. The panel talk Frank Lampard, Spurs' record signing Ndombele, Arsenal's continued interest in Wilfried Zaha and will it be Man United or Man City that end up signing Leicester’s Harry Maguire?
04/07/1936m 38s

WWC: Netherlands in the final, but is Lampard at Stamford Bridge?

Caroline Barker, Pat Nevin, Rachel Brown-Finnis and Dion Dublin analyse the Netherlands' World Cup semi-final win over Sweden at the Women’s World Cup and discuss the prospects of success for Frank Lampard after he is spotted at Chelsea.
03/07/1932m 44s

WWC: More semi-final heartbreak for England

England midfielder Izzy Christiansen and Chelsea manager Emma Hayes join Caroline Barker as England are knocked out of the World Cup by the United States. They discuss Steph Houghton's penalty and debate whether manager Phil Neville got his team selection right. World Cup winner Hope Solo also joins the pod as the USA reached a second successive final.
03/07/1934m 49s

WWC: The big England v USA preview pod

Caroline Barker is joined by former USA keeper Hope Solo and former England defender Alex Scott to preview the first Women's World Cup semi-final. They discuss the key battle between Megan Rapinoe and Lucy Bronze and analyse where the game could be won and lost. We also join Rachel Brown-Finnis as she visits the England camp to speaks to Millie Bright, Lucy Bronze and Nikita Paris.
01/07/1935m 43s

WWC: England v USA – Hotel spying and trash talk

Caroline Barker is joined by BBC football correspondent John Murray and Luke Edwards from the Daily Telegraph as we hear from both the England and USA camps ahead of their World Cup semi-final on Tuesday. John Murray sits down and chats with Phil Neville about a certain visit several members of the US team made to England’s hotel and whether the USA really are both the best and second best team in the world – as US player Ali Krieger says. Caroline meets England captain Steph Houghton to talk about how she has overcome adversity in the past year to make a World Cup semi-final. We have an exclusive interview with WWE’s chief brand officer Stephanie McMahon on how women’s football could learn from wrestling to boost the popularity of the sport. And Lioness Karen Carney brings her latest diary from inside the England camp on what it was really like to meet David Beckham.
30/06/1932m 36s

WWC: Sweden finally get rid of their Germany ghost

2016 Olympic champions Germany are out of the World Cup as Sweden beat them 2-1 to reach the semi-final. Caroline Barker is joined by Alistair Bruce-Ball, Pat Nevin and Tom Garry to react to a result that few people saw coming. For the first time since 1995 Sweden have beaten the Germans in a major tournament. They also discuss Netherlands' victory over Italy and preview both semi-finals which will be played in Lyon. Finally we also hear from Phil Neville and get to know better England's full-back Lucy Bronze.
29/06/1934m 10s

WWC: Rapinoe trumps France to set up England semi-final

England will play the USA in Tuesday’s World Cup Semi Final after the holders beat the hosts France 2-1 in Paris. Megan Rapinoe scored both USA goals to round of a controversial week in style. USA’s World Cup winning goalkeeper Hope Solo, French football expert Julien Laurens, The Editor of She Kicks magazine Jen O’Neill and 5 Live’s Pat Nevin reflect on the action and discuss what it means for the Lionesses.
28/06/1933m 43s

WWC: Magnificent England march into the last four

Caroline Barker, Emma Hayes, Rachel Brown-Finnis and Dion Dublin explain how England turned on the style against Norway in their World Cup quarter-final and discuss whether they would rather face France or the USA in the last four.
27/06/1931m 59s

Man United make moves, World Cup QFs and have FIFA failed?

It’s a football sandwich in this edition, Steve Crossman with the latest transfer news and Caroline Barker from the Women’s World Cup. Steve is joined by BBC Sports News correspondent David Ornstein to look at a possible second summer signing for Manchester United as they agree a price for Crystal Palace defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka. The pair then discusses any other possible comings and goings in the Premier League. Who should we be watching out for? Then we are live in France with Caroline Barker, Chelsea coach Emma Hayes and former England goalkeeper Rachel Brown-Finnis to preview the Women’s World Cup quarter finals. Can England overcome Norway? Hear from England boss Phil Neville, who has labelled Norway as the ‘surprise’ package of the tournament. Plus commentator Alistair Bruce-Ball pops up with special interview with Pierluigi Collina as we talk VAR.
26/06/1943m 15s

WWC: Musical quarter-finals, ogres and plane problems

Caroline Barker is joined by former England players Rachel Brown-Finnis and Sue Smith, former Scotland midfielder Pat Nevin and BBC commentator Jonathan Pearce as the World Cup quarter-final line-up is complete. The panel reflect on the Netherlands leaving it late to beat Japan 2-1 – and ask whether the best team actually won? As US midfielder Megan Rapinoe says their quarter-final tie against France on Friday is “one of the biggest in the tournament,” the team debate who could win the huge clash and why one side has been called “the ogres.” And we head inside the England camp as Phil Neville tells us if captain Steph Houghton will be fit enough for the game against Norway on Thursday and striker Ellen White reveals that the Lionesses had a dramatic flight across France.
26/06/1931m 54s

Benitez walks away as Newcastle fans start to worry

Mark Chapman and Ian Wright are reunited as they react to the news that Rafa Benitez will leave Newcastle United when his contract expires on Sunday. Wrighty also talks about was the possibility of Frank Lampard becoming the new Chelsea manager. Then we hear from Caroline Barker, Rachel Brown-Finnis and Hope Solo in France to look back at the USA hard fought victory vs Spain and Sweden reaching also the quarter finals.
24/06/1935m 11s

WWC: England progress as Cameroon protest

Caroline Barker and Emma Saunders reflect on a dramatic day at the World Cup as England and France make it through to the quarter-finals. Caroline is joined by former US goalkeeper Hope Solo, former England goalkeeper Rachel Brown-Finnis and former England striker Dion Dublin to assess England’s 3-0 win over Cameroon which was overshadowed by VAR. Phil Neville gave our reporter Gary Flintoff an angry interview after the game – saying he thought Cameroon’s players showed “unacceptable behaviour on a football field,” for delaying the restart to the match after England scored and they had a goal ruled offside. Hope and Rachel also debate whether Karen Bardsley or Carly Telford should be Neville’s number one keeper. Emma Saunders is joined by former England defender Lindsay Johnson as France survived a scare and beat Brazil 2-1 – but they need extra-time to do so. Any promotion would be much appreciated.
23/06/1934m 22s

WWC: English experience meets Cameroon's confidence

Caroline Barker, Rachel Brown-Finnis and Lucy Ward preview England's World Cup last 16 tie with Cameroon. Hear also from England manager Phil Neville who assesses the challenges Sunday's opponents will pose. And midfielder Karen Carney tells of how keen the England squad are to take the opportunities that have been created for them. And there's analysis of Germany becoming the first team into the quarter-finals, with a 3-0 win over Nigeria.
22/06/1933m 21s

No more Neymar at PSG?

Steve Crossman is joined by former Chelsea player Pat Nevin, Ben Haines from 90Min, The Independent’s chief football writer Miguel Delaney and South American football expert Tim Vickery. The panel look at Neymar’s future at PSG and whether the Brazilian needs to move to reinvigorate his career, and if Antoine Griezmann has missed his chance to make a career-defining move to Barcelona. And with Jesse Lingard’s controversial behaviour on social media generating discussion, Flex from the United Stand Fan TV channel gives his view on players’ online conduct .
21/06/1936m 28s

WWC: Are USA the team to beat?

Emma Saunders is joined by Hope Solo to talk all things USA and Chelsea boss Emma Hayes and England’s Izzy Christiansen plot the Lionesses' route to the final.
20/06/1930m 9s

Scotland dream over after cruel, cruel exit

Caroline Barker, Rachel Brown-Finnis, Rachel Yankey, Alex Scott and Pat Nevin discuss the pain of Scotland’s agonising World Cup exit and ask how England are shaping up after winning all three of their group games.
19/06/1931m 49s

WWC: All or nothing for Scotland and can England top the group?

Caroline Barker is joined by Chelsea Women’s manager Emma Hayes, former England player’s Rachel Brown-Finnis, Rachel Yankey and Sue Smith. Also South American football expert Tim Vickery and former Scotland winger Pat Nevin. The panel look ahead to England and Scotland’s final group games. England play Japan, both teams have secured their places in the knockout stages, England need to avoid defeat to top group D. And it’s an all or nothing game for Scotland as they face Argentina. A victory for Scotland could send the side into the last 16 as one of the best third-placed teams. You can also hear interviews with England manager Phil Neville and Scotland manager Shelley Kerr. And Karen Carney has been inside the England camp getting all the latest World Cup gossip.
19/06/1937m 36s

WWC: VAR controversy, secret handshakes and a part-time butcher

Caroline Barker is joined by former England defender Lindsay Johnson, Fulham footballer and singer-songwriter Chelcee Grimes and Jen O’Neill, the editor of She Kicks magazine, to dissect France’s controversial 1-0 over Nigeria at the World Cup. The panel argue whether it was fair that France’s Wendie Renard was allowed to re-take a penalty she had missed because Nigeria’s goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie encroached off her line. Renard then went on to score the winner at the second time of asking. We have the latest from the England camp as one player reveals on the podcast that she used to be a part-time butcher, while another has been mastering the art of the secret handshake. As Nigeria have lost their final game, Scotland still have a chance to progress to the knockout stages, but they must beat Argentina on Wednesday.
18/06/1936m 30s

So long Sarri and is Pogba next?

Caroline Barker is joined by Manchester United manager, Casey Stoney and former Scotland and Chelsea winger, Pat Nevin on this episode of the Football Daily. They discuss the news that Maurizio Sarri has left Chelsea and is now the new manager of Juventus. They get reaction from Italy and find out what Juve fans might make of him at the club and how he might deal with the likes of Aaron Ramsey and Cristiano Ronaldo. Also the team discuss who could take over the vacant role at Chelsea. And could Paul Pogba be leaving Man United this summer? He has made comments to reporters in Tokyo saying, “this summer could be a good time to move elsewhere.” So what do Pat and Casey make of these reports? You will have to listen to the pod to find out. And not only that, Caroline and Casey ‘bust the myths’ with former USA goalkeeper, Hope Solo and get all the latest from the Scotland and England camps ahead of their World Cup games on Wednesday.
16/06/1941m 10s

Broken sinks and Izzy's injury heartache

Emma Saunders, Izzy Christiansen, Lindsay Johnson and Vicki Sparks discuss the World Cup so far - hearing about a broken sink in Nice and the pain of missing out on the tournament through injury, as well as asking whether it has had lift off in France.
15/06/1934m 32s

WWC: England through to the knockout stages – can Scotland join them?

Caroline Barker is joined by England and Arsenal midfielder Jordan Nobbs, former England goalkeeper Rachel Brown-Finnis and Chelsea Women’s manager Emma Hayes in Le Havre as England book their place in the World Cup knockout stages after a 1-0 victory over Argentina. The panel analyse England’s “dogged” performance and Jordan Nobbs – who has been ruled out of the World Cup due to injury – gives us an insight into her teammates. Juliette Ferrington joins the pod from Rennes alongside former Scotland captain Julie Fleeting and former Scotland players Steven Thompson and Pat Nevin as they reflect on Scotland’s 2-1 defeat to Japan which leaves them bottom of Group D. You can hear interviews from England coach Phil Neville, England captain Steph Houghton and Scotland coach Shelley Kerr. Emma Hayes and commentator Vicki Sparks analyse Maurizio Sarri’s impending departure from Chelsea for Juventus and whether Frank Lampard is the man to take over. And South American football expert Tim Vickery gives the panel a shocking insight into the obstacles faced by female footballers and why Argentina’s defeat to England will be seen as a victory in South America.
15/06/1940m 4s

WWC: Lairds, Lionesses and Late Nights

Caroline Barker is joined by ex-England goalkeeper Rachel Brown-Finnis, Chelsea Women boss Emma Hayes, BBC commentator Vicki Sparks and former Chelsea winger Pat Nevin for the latest news from the Women’s World Cup. You can hear from England boss Phil Neville who says he’s shaking up his starting 11 and South American football expert Tim Vickery gives us an insight on what England should expect from Argentina. Plus the panel discuss Scotland and their chances in the tournament, and Karen Carney takes us into the Lioness Den for a behind-the-scenes look at the England camp.
13/06/1938m 47s

WWC: VAR steals the show as France maintain perfect start

Caroline Barker is joined by Chelsea manager Emma Hayes, plus former England players Rachel Brown-Finnis and Lucy Ward to discuss France's 2-1 victory over Norway. VAR is the big talking point after France were awarded a controversial penalty that proved to be decisive. There was also a moment to forget for France defender Wendie Renard who scored a calamitous own goal. The team also assess the tournament so far and discuss who are the favourites to lift the trophy. And we visit the England camp to chat to midfielder Keira Walsh ahead of the Lionesses' match with Argentina on Friday.
13/06/1933m 38s

WWC: Unlucky for Thailand as the USA score thirteen

Caroline Barker is joined by former USA goalkeeper Hope Solo and BBC commentator Vicki Sparks to reflect on the USA’s historic 13-0 win over Thailand at the Women’s World Cup. Even though US captain Alex Morgan scored five, Hope Solo tells us why she thinks it’s still close between both the France and the USA as to who is favourite to win the tournament. Chelsea Women’s manager Emma Hayes joins the pod to look ahead to England and Scotland’s next group games on Friday. She’s been speaking to her Chelsea players in both camps and gives us an insight into how they’re feeling. And Steve Crossman is joined by former Scotland midfielders Don Hutchison, John Collins and BBC commentator Conor McNamara to analyse Scotland’s 3-0 defeat to Belgium in the Euro 2020 qualifiers.
12/06/1935m 50s

WWC: English scrutiny and Maguire's Manchester conundrum

Former England internationals Rachel Yankey and Laura Bassett join Mark Chapman, ex-Scotland winger Pat Nevin and the Daily Telegraph's chief football correspondent Jason Burt to assess where England and Scotland go next after their Women's World Cup opener. BBC Sport's Simon Stone has the latest on a potential tug-of-war between Manchester United and Manchester City over Leicester City defender Harry Maguire. And Leyton Orient captain Jobi McAnuff joins the team to pay tribute to the club's manager Justin Edinburgh.
11/06/1937m 54s

WWC: Dion Dublin meets Hope Solo

She won a Women's World Cup and two Olympic Gold Medals, Hope Solo is considered one of the best goalkeepers in the women's game. Dion Dublin meets the former US number one to preview the tournament in France and discuss which teams are favorites and who are the players to watch. Hope also tells us how she began her career, why better training for goalkeepers is needed and who is the Scotland player she considers one of the best in the world.
10/06/1919m 21s

WWC: England win but is anyone happy?

Caroline Barker, Pat Nevin, Rachel Brown-Finnis, Alex Scott and Steven Thompson discuss England's win 2-1 over Scotland at the Women's World Cup in Nice - explaining why both sides can take positives from their opening fixture but must improve if they want to match their ambitions.
09/06/1935m 7s

WWC: The big England v Scotland preview pod

Caroline Barker is in Nice as England and Scotland prepare for their opening match at the Women’s World Cup, which is against each other on Sunday. She is joined by the coach of Manchester United’s women’s team and former England captain Casey Stoney, former England goalkeeper Rachel Brown-Finnis, former Scotland midfielder Pat Nevin and former Scotland striker Steve Thompson. Casey Stoney gives the panel an insight on England coach Phil Neville’s management style from when she was part of his coaching staff last year. BBC senior reporter Ian Dennis, football correspondent John Murray and former England players Chris Sutton and Chris Waddle also join the pod as they look ahead to England’s men’s team playing Switzerland in the third placed play-off match in the Nations League on Sunday.
08/06/1938m 51s

WWC: French flourish in World Cup opener, Hazard is the Real deal

Caroline Barker, Rachel Brown-Finnis, Pat Nevin and Vicki Sparks reflect on a thumping opening-day victory for France over South Korea at the Women's World Cup. Legendary USA goalkeeper Hope Solo gives her view on the tournament, and offers an insight into playing under USA coach Jill Ellis. The team hear from England defender Leah Williamson, with their Home Nations clash with Scotland edging closer. Pat assesses what next for Chelsea follow Eden Hazard's now confirmed move to Real Madrid. And is England's Nations League 3rd/4th place play-off their most unwanted fixture of all-time?
08/06/1936m 2s

More semi-final heartbreak for England

Two errors in extra-time saw England lose 3-1 to the Netherlands in their Nations League semi-final. You will hear from manager Gareth Southgate and midfielder Declan Rice on a disappointing night in Guimaraes. Chris Waddle and Chris Sutton join Mark Chapman to discuss England's defensive horror show, John Stones and whether Southgate's biggest problem is in midfield.
07/06/1929m 59s

Can England set up a final with Ronaldo’s Portugal?

Steve Crossman is joined by not one, but two Chris’ in the form of Mr Sutton and Mr Waddle as well as John Murray and Ian Dennis to get the latest from the England squad ahead of their Nations League semi-final game against the Netherlands. They speak exclusively to Gareth Southgate and Raheem Sterling and even the Netherlands captain, Virgil Van Dijk makes a pod appearance. We find out if Harry Kane is fit to start, and try and get to the bottom of the story involving Raheem Sterling and the captaincy, after he admitted that he was "fuming" after his management company claimed he would captain England on Thursday. Also the guys discuss the form of Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo, after scoring a hat-trick to ensure his national side beat Switzerland by three goals to one. Not only that, the pod heads to France to get the low down on the England women’s team before the start of the World Cup. Caroline Barker catches up with a famous face from the England set-up, but who could it possibly be? You will have to listen to the podcast to find out!
06/06/1938m 27s

What you need to know about the Nations League

18 months ago, most of us hadn't heard of it. Now the Nations League gives England's men's team the chance to win their first trophy since 1966. Kelly Cates brings you a preview of the semi-finals and final, featuring England, the Netherlands, Switzerland and hosts Portugal. Joining Kelly are a trio of ex-England internationals in Chris Sutton, Chris Waddle and Matt Upson, plus BBC football correspondent John Murray and senior football reporter Ian Dennis. You can also hear from Declan Rice on his decision to play for England.
04/06/1942m 53s

The ultimate guide to the Women's World Cup

Emma Saunders is joined by former England forward Rachel Yankey, former England goalkeeper Rachel Finnis-Brown and BBC World Cup commentator Vicki Sparks to bring you a guide on the teams and players to look out for in the Women's World Cup 2019. As England and Scotland prepare to face each other in their opening Group D game on Sunday 9th June, the panel discuss how far both home nations can go into the tournament. They also give in-depth analysis on the France, USA, Netherlands and Germany squads, who are all contenders to win the World Cup.
03/06/1930m 14s

Liverpool paint the town red after Champions League win

Jonathan Overend is joined by former Liverpool midfielder David Thompson and former Tottenham players Chris Waddle and Michael Brown as they reflect on Liverpool lifting the Champions League trophy after beating Tottenham 2-0. Our reporter Sarah Mulkerrins is in Liverpool city centre as tens of thousands of fans lined the streets to catch a glimpse of the trophy – as Jurgen Klopp and the squad boarded an open top bus for their victory parade. The panel reflect on how Liverpool won their sixth European Cup in the club’s history and how it was an emotional victory for captain Jordan Henderson in particular. The team also debate where it all went wrong for Tottenham, whether Harry Kane should have played in the final and what next for both the Liverpool and Tottenham players who will feature in the Nations League Cup next week.
02/06/1939m 23s

The Big Champions League Final Preview Pod

We are building up to one of the biggest matches in English football history with Mark Pougatch, Chris Sutton and the Burnley manager Sean Dyche. Should Mauricio Pochettino play Harry Kane from the first minute? And we hear how Sean Dyche would set up his team to play against both Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur. We are also joined by Tottenham fan Ben Haines from 90min and John Gibbons and Neil Atkinson from the Anfield Wrap who had quite an adventurous trip from Merseyside to Madrid...
31/05/1939m 59s

How Spurs can win the Champions League final

Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague and Chris Sutton discuss Tottenham’s incredible route to the Champions League final in Madrid, how to keep Mauricio Pochettino happy and the Harry Kane question.
30/05/1937m 7s

Hazard’s off as Chelsea win Europa League

Chelsea beat Arsenal 4-1 to win the Europa League and in the process stop Arsenal qualifying for next season’s Champions League. Lee Dixon, Andy Townsend, Pat Nevin and Alan Pardew pore over what this means for the future of this Chelsea squad with Eden Hazard admitting after that he's off. But what does the future hold for manager Maurizio Sarri? And with three consecutive seasons of failing to qualify for the Champions League, is this the new normal for Arsenal fans?
30/05/1929m 23s

The Big Europa League Preview Pod

Steve Crossman hosts as we preview the Europa League Final 2019. He is joined by commentator Conor McNamara, former Chelsea winger Pat Nevin, former Newcastle and West Ham manager Alan Pardew and former Chelsea goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer, all live from Baku, plus Chief Football Writer at the Independent, Miguel Delaney. The team discuss everything from whether Petr Cech should start and how Eden Hazard can be stopped, to their first impressions of Baku. Plus, David Ornstein has been talking to fans to find out the lengths they have gone to to make it to Azerbaijan.
29/05/1939m 18s

The inside story of the Anfield miracle

From TV delays to stressful scans - speaking ahead of Saturday's Champions League final against Tottenham in Madrid, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp and defender Andy Robertson tell Guillem Balague about their 4-0 semi-final second-leg win over Barcelona.
28/05/1924m 20s

Victorious Villa, Newcastle's Sheikh up, and travel tips from Baku

Mark Chapman, Chris Sutton, Tim Vickery and Charlie Adam react to Aston Villa's return to the Premier League following their 2-1 play-off final victory over Derby. We start the build-up to a huge week of European finals, with Conor McNamara and John Southall sharing travel advice from Baku ahead of the Europa League climax. The team ask if Harry Kane will play in Saturday's Champions League showpiece between Liverpool and Tottenham. And is Mike Ashley finally about to sell Newcastle United?
28/05/1938m 27s

Villa and Derby - who wins the £170m match?

Jonathan Overend is joined by Clinton Morrison, Steve Claridge and the London Evening Standard’s Tom Collomosse as they discuss Monday’s Championship play-off final between Aston Villa and Derby County, ask whether John Terry or Frank Lampard will be on the move and look back on victories for Charlton and Tranmere.
26/05/1933m 11s

The Big EFL Play-off Preview Pod

Jermaine Jenas is joined by former Spurs team-mate David Bentley, former Charlton player and manager Chris Powell and our football league reporter Mark Clemmit. The panel look ahead to all the action this weekend in the EFL Championship, League One and League Two play-off finals.
24/05/1936m 59s

Meet England's World Cup squad

Emma Saunders presents a special show as we meet The Lionesses ahead of the Women's World Cup, which gets underway next month. Former England players Rachel Brown-Finnis and Rachel Yankey and commentator Vicki Sparks join the panel - as we get to know the likes of Steph Houghton, Nikita Parris and Jill Scott as they prepare to jet off for France ahead of the tournament which starts on 7 June. And we get the gossip on what happened when the team went camping with the SAS and who sang Take That songs around the camp fire.
23/05/1937m 14s

David Ornstein meets Robin van Persie

After nineteen seasons and more than three hundred goals scored for Feyenoord, Arsenal, Manchester United, Fenerbahçe and the Dutch national team, Robin van Persie has retired from playing football. On the 12th of May he played his last game for Feyenoord and after the match David Ornstein caught up with the Dutch striker. They talk about van Persie's time at Arsenal, the move at Manchester United and the future at Old Trafford under Ole Gunnar Solskjær.
22/05/1924m 25s

No Mkhitaryan in Baku and is Sturridge going Stateside?

Kelly Cates is joined by former Stoke and Burnley player Jon Walters, Chief football writer for The Daily and Sunday Telegraph Sam Wallace and BBC Sport's football reporter Simon Stone to debate the latest football news. There’s reaction to Henrikh Mkhitaryan not playing in the Europa League final, discussion on Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud signing a new contract and debate over the future of Maurizio Sarri – is he set for Juventus? And with a number of big names out of contract and without a club this summer, what will happen with players such as Andy Carroll and Daniel Sturridge?
21/05/1941m 13s

MNC: Steve Clarke, Gareth Bale and footballers' holiday snaps

Steve Clarke is the new Scotland manager, Chris Sutton says it's the best decision the SFA have made in years and Kris Boyd tells us why Clarke was such a big hit at Kilmarnock. We ask if Gareth Bale is too much of a financial risk for there to be genuine interest from the Premier League, and hear why the best player on the planet won’t be representing her county at the Women's World Cup.
20/05/1939m 39s

Vincent parts Kompany with Manchester City

Jonathan Overend presents a special edition of the podcast on the day Vincent Kompany announces he’s leaving Manchester City after 11 years at the club. After winning ten domestic titles with Man City, Kompany announced he’s becoming the player-manager of Belgian club Anderlecht, less than 24 hours after lifting the FA Cup with City. His former Manchester City teammate Darius Vassell comes on to the pod to talk about what Kompany was like when he first joined the club and how he made an impact straightaway. Football correspondent John Murray looks back on Kompany’s illustrious career in Manchester, former Stoke midfielder Charlie Adam recalls what it was like to play against the defender and Belgian journalist Kristof Terreur explains what Kompany faces at Anderlecht. Former Arsenal and Everton striker Kevin Campbell and former Burnley and Bolton manager Owen Coyle also join the pod to review Man City’s 6-0 win over Watford in the FA Cup final, sealing an historic domestic treble in English football.
19/05/1939m 6s

The Big FA Cup Final Preview Pod

Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas are joined by ex-Watford striker Luther Blissett and former Manchester City winger Shaun Wright-Phillips to preview Saturday's FA Cup final. The panel look at whether Manchester City will get the credit they deserve if they complete the domestic treble, and ask where it's gone right for Javi Gracia. And with Max Allegri leaving Juventus, the team examine which of Europe's elite clubs he'll manage next.
18/05/1936m 16s

What Griezmann's big decision means for Atletico

Guillem Balague, Julien Laurens, James Horncastle and Rafa Honigstein discuss the future of Antoine Griezmann and ask what happens to the Atletico Madrid team he is leaving behind, looks at the race for Champions League qualification and hear from Barcelona’s Toni Duggan ahead of the Women’s Champions League final.
16/05/1936m 15s

All about Raheem: Is Sterling the most influential sportsperson in Britain?

Mark Chapman is joined by NY Times chief soccer correspondent Rory Smith, journalist and broadcaster Musa Okwonga, England youtube channel host Craig Mitch and Clive Ellington who discovered Sterling as an eight-year-old. They consider if the England and Manchester City forward is one of the most influential sports stars of this generation.
15/05/1949m 31s

The Troy Deeney Story

Watford captain Troy Deeney talks openly to Darren Campbell about misspent youth, the ten months he served in prison for affray, and the second chance he’s been given by the club. This interview was originally broadcast in 2016.
14/05/1927m 4s

Where did it all go wrong for Hughton? And a big summer ahead at Old Trafford

Mark Chapman and the team discuss if the sacking of Chris Hughton by Brighton was justified by the style of football the team played this season. They are also joined by Alan Ware, co-host of the Albion Roar podcast, to talk about what's next for the club. After a disappointing end of the season how many signings do Manchester United need to make this summer to close the gap with Manchester City and Liverpool? Wolves captain Conor Coady joins the pod to reflect on a brilliant season where he became the only Premier League player to play every single minute of every single game in all competitions.
13/05/1940m 5s

The best title race ever?

Manchester City are Premier League champions again. Liverpool miss out despite earning 97 points. Will we ever see another title race like it? Michael Brown, David Thompson and Clinton Morrison join Jonathan Overend to reflect on a thrilling season. We look back on the final day, ask who were the standout players and analyse where the title was lost for Liverpool. We also hand out some end of season awards and find out if Michael can catch a flight back to Manchester with Pep Guardiola's side.
12/05/1939m 31s

The Big Weekend Preview Pod

We remember an unforgettable week in Europe and focus on the final weekend of a thrilling Premier League season. Only two matches really matter: one is at the Amex; the other is at Anfield. Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas are joined by three-time title winner Robert Huth and former Spurs and Manchester City midfielder Michael Brown. The Championship playoffs look tasty as well, we discuss those with Derby County's defender Curtis Davies.
10/05/1939m 31s

Chelsea and Arsenal make it a clean sweep

Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague, Stephen Warnock and Rafa Honigstein discuss another great night for English clubs after Arsenal and Chelsea qualify for the Europa League final - and ask why Premier League teams suddenly look so dominant.
10/05/1938m 49s

Magic Moura, miracles & the Spurs ‘superheroes’

It is another incredible night of Champions League football as Tottenham fought back to win in the dying minutes of their semi-final second leg tie away to Ajax, and are now on their way to their first Champions League final. Mark Chapman is joined in the studio by Darren Fletcher and soaking up the atmosphere in Amsterdam is John Murray and Chris Sutton. The team bring the best analysis of the game and discuss how Spurs turned things around and praise that Lucas Moura game winning hat-trick. A very happy Mauricio Pochettino and Hugo Lloris join the pod and give their reaction to a fantastic game. Not only that, but a very jubilant Jermaine Jenas joins us live from the Johan Cruyff Arena to give his view on the match. The final may be beckoning for Spurs but the same can’t be said for a devastated Ajax side – the panel hear from a very dismayed Dutch football journalist Marcel Van Der Kraan to get his opinion on what actually happened to the home side and if this is a loss the team will ever get over. And the guys look ahead to an epic all English Champions League final as Spurs face Liverpool in Madrid in June.
09/05/1932m 17s

Liverpool and “the greatest European comeback of all time”

Kelly Cates is joined by former Newcastle striker Alan Shearer, former Chelsea and Everton midfielder Pat Nevin, senior football reporter Ian Dennis and European football expert Guillem Balague on an historic night at Anfield as Liverpool produce a stunning comeback over Barcelona to make it through to the Champions League final. Liverpool managed to overturn a 3-0 deficit from the first leg at the Nou Camp to win 4-0 in the second leg, progressing through 4-3 on aggregate with braces from Divock Origi and Georginio Wijnaldum at Anfield on Tuesday night. The team discuss whether this is the greatest comeback in European football and how exactly Liverpool masterminded this famous victory. Plus, there’s reaction from Jurgen Klopp and Origi. And football correspondent John Murray and former Chelsea striker Chris Sutton join the pod from Amsterdam as Tottenham look to join Liverpool in the final – but they’ll have to overturn a 1-0 deficit away at Ajax if they’re going to be in the final in Madrid on 1st June.
08/05/1935m 49s

Man City close in on title after Kompany’s touch of class

Kelly Cates, John Murray, Don Hutchison, Chris Sutton and Michael Brown review a potentially decisive game in the Premier League title race, as Vincent Kompany’s wonder-strike saw Manchester City defeat Leicester 1-0 at the Etihad. The result leaves Pep Guardiola’s side just one win away from securing back-to-back league titles. Elsewhere, the panel assess the state of the race for the Champions League spots, with Tottenham close to joining Chelsea in the top four.
07/05/1938m 11s

Man United miss out as Arsenal's hopes of a top four finish fade

Jonathan Overend is joined by former Stoke and Burnley striker Jonathan Walters, former Crystal Palace striker Clinton Morrison and former Premier League manager Owen Coyle as Manchester United and Arsenal slip up in the race for the top four. Man United won’t be playing Champions League football next season after a 1-1 at Huddersfield and Arsenal’s best chance of making the Champions League is by winning the Europa League – after they were pegged back to a 1-1 draw with Brighton on Sunday. The panel discuss what’s gone wrong for Man United and Arsenal and how Virgil Van Dijk may have engineered a potential title winning moment for Liverpool in their 3-2 win over Newcastle. The team also round-up the end of the Championship as Norwich are crowned champions and Derby make the play-offs.
05/05/1938m 20s

The Big Weekend Preview Pod

Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas are joined this week by former Fulham midfielder Steve Sidwell and former West Bromwich Albion manager Darren Moore. They discuss how two former Liverpool managers, Rafa Benitez and Brendan Rodgers, could have a huge say in the title race. And will anybody in the top four actually win this weekend? Darren Moore also tells us what he has been up to since leaving West Bromwich Albion and how would he feel if his former team got promoted via the Championship play-offs.
03/05/1939m 46s

Arsenal and Chelsea close in on Baku final

Do Arsenal and Chelsea both have a foot in the Europa League final in Baku? Steve Crossman is joined by Guillem Balagué, former Arsenal defender Lee Dixon and Archie Rhind-Tutt to discuss how the English teams performed against Valencia and Eintracht Frankfurt. We hear from Arsenal boss Unai Emery as well as Maurizio Sarri and debate whether the Chelsea manager was right to leave Eden Hazard on the bench for the first hour of the game. Also on the pod, after Neymar punched a supporter after losing the French Cup Final are the wheels coming off at PSG? And what challenges await David Wagner at Schalke 04 next season?
03/05/1939m 52s

Magical Messi leaves Liverpool facing Champions League exit

Mark Chapman, Darren Fletcher, John Murray, Guillem Balague and Robbie Savage review a spectacular Champions League night for Barcelona and Lionel Messi, who scored his 600th club goal for the Catalans in the 3-0 semi-final first leg win over Liverpool. The panel assess where it went wrong for Jurgen Klopp's side, and ask if they stand any chance heading into next week's second leg at Anfield. And we've the latest from the Championship, as Derby miss the chance to tighten their hold on the final play-off spot.
02/05/1932m 32s

Tottenham toppled by Ajax and the handling of head injuries in football

Kelly Cates is joined by Dion Dublin, senior football reporter Ian Dennis and James Olley from the London Evening Standard after Tottenham lost 1-0 to Ajax in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final. They discuss the handling of Spurs’ defender Jan Vertonghen’s head injury and whether he should have been allowed to play on initially before he was later substituted. You can hear what Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has to say on the issue in his post-match press conference. The panel also debate whether Tottenham can topple Ajax next week in the second leg and if the away goal can be cancelled out. BBC football correspondent John Murray joins the pod from Barcelona as Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has been speaking ahead of their Champions League semi-final first leg at the Nou Camp on Wednesday night. And it was an eventful night in the EFL – with three teams earning promotion.
01/05/1934m 50s

Champions League hopes and Premier League new boys

Mark Chapman is joined by Arsenal legend Ian Wright, former Premier League striker Chris Sutton and Stoke City midfielder Charlie Adam to talk Tottenham and Liverpool before their Champions League semi-finals. They look at Premier League new boys Norwich City and Sheffield United and their chances next season. We also ask how they would have reacted in the Leeds-Aston Villa scenario at the weekend, and do they think David de Gea should be dropped for Manchester United's final two games?
29/04/1942m 10s

Aguero gets City over the line & who wants the top four?

Jonathan Overend is joined by Curtis Davies, Jonathan Greening and Matthew Etherington in this edition of the Football Daily. The race for the Premier League title still remains tight as Manchester City go back to the top of the table after a win against Burnley and one point continues to separate Guardiola’s team from Klopp’s Liverpool. The guys discuss if it’s City’s now to lose and also look at the teams fighting for those Champion League spots. Manchester United and Chelsea drew at Old Trafford and there were losses for both Arsenal and Tottenham over the weekend – so who deserves a top four finish? As Norwich and Sheffield United confirm their automatic promotion into the Premier League the team delve into the squads for both clubs to see how they will fare next season. And they try to make sense of the scenes they saw between Leeds and Aston Villa in the Championship. The PFA Player of the Year was also announced on Sunday evening and the pod discusses why Virgil Van Dijk is such a worthy winner.
28/04/1941m 14s

The Team of the Year Debate

Gabby Logan is joined by Gary Lineker, Alan Shearer, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and football journalist Melissa Reddy to discuss the PFA Team of the Year. Does Paul Pogba deserve his place? Should it be Alisson or Ederson in goal? And where’s Eden Hazard? Plus should Virgil Van Dijk or Raheem Sterling take the player of the year award.
26/04/1939m 56s

The key matches of Rafa Benitez’s career

From Valencia to Istanbul and Inter to Tyneside - Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez tells Guillem Balague about the key matches from his managerial career
25/04/1931m 22s

Do Man City have one hand on the title?

Man City need three wins to retain their Premier League title after victory in the Manchester derby. Robbie Savage and John Murray join Mark Chapman for reaction from Old Trafford, plus you will hear from Pep Guardiola and Vincent Kompany. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer tells us he's happy with the response after the Everton defeat, but David de Gea and Paul Pogba come under fire again for their performances. And does anybody want a top four place? Arsenal became the latest team to drop points as they are beaten 3-1 at Wolves.
25/04/1933m 11s

Will United get another hiding in the Manchester derby?

Ian Wright, Chris Sutton and Rory Smith join Chappers to preview the Manchester derby, pay tribute to Celtic and British football legend Billy McNeill, and get their crystal balls out to plot re-builds for Chelsea and Arsenal. We ask if United might buck their recent trend of giving up in games, Wrighty calls for more ruthlessness from Solskjær, and Chris bigs up the work of Daniel Farke and Stuart Webber with Norwich on the brink of a Premier League return.
24/04/1941m 29s

Chelsea miss their chance, Norwich on the brink

Kelly Cates, Lee Dixon and Alistair Bruce-Ball react to Chelsea's 2-2 draw with Burnley, which lifted Maurizio Sarri's side into the top four. However Chelsea failed to take full advantage of their rivals' slip-ups in the race for the Champions League places, while their opponents all but secure their top flight status. There's also a comprehensive round-up of the EFL action, with former Norwich City striker Iwan Roberts giving his view as his old club edge nearer to a Premier League return. And just what is going wrong at Manchester United?
23/04/1936m 7s

Advantage Liverpool and Solskjaer’s top four troubles

Steve Crossman is joined by former Tottenham midfielder Andy Reid, former Newcastle striker Shola Ameobi and Tom Collomosse from the Evening Standard to reflect on a dramatic day in the Premier League. As Liverpool go two points clear at the top after a 2-0 win at Cardiff – the panel analyse whether Ole Gunnar Solskjaer should have been named as the permanent manager of Manchester United before the end of the season after they were hammered 4-0 by Everton. The team look at how Crystal Palace was able to beat Arsenal 3-2 and whether they’ll be able to hold onto Wilfried Zaha who is being linked with a move away from Selhurst Park. It’s Raheem Sterling v Virgil Van Dijk, as the team pick their PFA player of the year. And with just three games left to go in the Championship, the panel debate who is likely to miss out on an automatic promotion spot out of Leeds or Sheffield United.
21/04/1940m 21s

The Big Weekend Preview Pod

Darren and JJ look ahead to the weekend's football action. This week they are joined by former Chelsea and Tottenham midfielder, turned manager, Gus Poyet and former Leicester boss Nigel Pearson. It’s round two between Manchester City and Tottenham, this time in the Premier League – will City be able to bounce back and have Spurs been given enough credit for their Champions League win? As two managers who have found themselves in relegation battles before, Gus and Nigel discuss who will take the final relegation spot? Is it between Cardiff and Brighton? And, how do you galvanize your team to believe they can survive the drop? The panel also chat about the success of new managers in the Premier League this season, from Ole Gunnar Solsksjaer and the identity of Manchester United to Brendan Rodgers and his quest to secure Leicester a spot in Europe.
20/04/1938m 9s

Sissoko’s surprise & Cruyff’s legacy

Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague, Mina Rzouki and Julien Laurens analyse the incredible match between Man City and Spurs – explaining why Moussa Sissoko did not realise his team had gone through - plus with Ajax and Barcelona in the Champions League semi-finals, Jordi Cruyff talks about the influence of his dad Johan.
18/04/1939m 14s

A modern classic: “This game had absolutely everything”

What. A. Match. Mark Chapman is joined by Alan Shearer, Michael Brown and John Murray in the Etihad Stadium after Tottenham qualify for the Champions League semi finals on away goals after a 4-3 thriller at Man City. We hear from both managers, plus from Ian Dennis in Porto as Liverpool reach the semi finals in a much more routine affair.
18/04/1934m 34s

Majestic Messi mauls Man United

Kelly Cates, Darren Fletcher, Robbie Savage and Ian Dennis have all the reaction as Barcelona comfortably despatch Manchester United to reach the Champions League semi-finals. They hear from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and look at what’s next for the squad and how they can build towards next season. Also Robbie and Darren debate if United have any real leaders in the team. As Ajax defeat Juventus to reach the last four, we hear from former midfielder Rafael Van Der Vaart on the renaissance at the Dutch club. And there’s reaction to Cardiff City’s priceless win at Brighton in the Premier League relegation battle. Not only that the guys look at the key talking points ahead of Manchester City’s clash with Tottenham in their Champions League quarter-final second leg tie, and see if Porto can really overturn their 2 nil aggregate deficit against Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool on Wednesday.
17/04/1938m 34s

Deeney sees red as Arsenal go top four

A Ben Foster howler and a needless Troy Deeney red card helped Arsenal climb back into the Premier League top four with victory at Watford. Join Mark Pougatch, former Premier League striker Chris Sutton and commentator Arlo White for reaction from Vicarage Road. Hear from both managers on whether they thought Deeney should have been sent off. Plus, the BBC's senior football reporter Ian Dennis joins the podcast live from Spain ahead of Manchester United's Champions League second-leg tie with Barcelona and there's an extended interview with Ole Gunnar Solksjaer. Also, the panel look at the state of the title race and who is likely to take the final relegation spot.
15/04/1942m 7s

Who does Fergie fancy for the title?

Thanks to Chinese whispers we know who Sir Alex Ferguson is tipping for Premier League title. Would Liverpool getting 97 points and still coming second to Manchester City be a "disaster" for the club? And which team of the two will contain the winner of the Golden Boot? Jonathan Overend, Michael Brown, Jon Walters and David Thompson look at the bottom of the league as well - and ask if Cardiff's strong sense of identity will be what saves them this season.
14/04/1939m 18s

Chris Smalling: Maidstone, Man United and Messi

Chris Smalling talks about growing up in a one-parent family and how even though they couldn’t afford his bus fare to go to football training sessions, he still managed to make it from non-league Maidstone to Manchester United. He tells Guillem Balague about the importance of tackling racism in football and the crucial role Raheem Sterling has had. Smalling talks about that elbow on Lionel Messi in Manchester United’s Champions League Quarter Final first leg and whether they can turnaround a 1-0 deficit against Barcelona. And he reveals who has the worst taste in music in United’s changing room. It’s Chris Smalling as you’ve never heard him before.
12/04/1947m 37s

Suarez on the scales and Pep the emoji

There is a European flavour to this episode of the Football Daily as Steve Crossman and Guillem Balague are joined by Rafa Honigstein and Julien Laurens and the hot topic is the Champions League. They discuss the quarter-final first leg ties and analyse the key moments from the games. This includes a debate about Luis Suarez’s weight, what kind of emoji is Pep Guardiola and find out who could be the next Busquets. Not only that the panel discuss the domestic issues of the day which includes one of the worst misses in the history of football and the fallout after Bayern destroyed Dortmund in the Bundesliga.
11/04/1935m 20s

Barcelona draw first blood against Man Utd

Manchester United draw another blank at home in the Champions League as Luke Shaw's own goal sees Barcelona take a 1-0 lead into the second leg on Tuesday. Mark Pougatch is joined by Dion Dublin and Guillem Balague for reaction from Old Trafford, plus you will hear the thoughts of manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. They also reflect on Ajax's 1-1 draw with Juventus in the other quarter-final and a dramatic night at the top of the Championship.
11/04/1934m 4s

Son shines for Spurs against City as Liverpool pounce on Porto

Kelly Cates, Ian Dennis, Chris Sutton, Danny Mills and Arlo White have all the reaction to a busy night of Champions League quarter-final action. Tottenham narrowly defeated Man City 1-0 to hold a first leg advantage, but have a major injury concern after Harry Kane limped off with another ankle injury. Liverpool meanwhile took control of their tie against Porto with a 2-0 win at Anfield. Jurgen Klopp, Mauricio Pochettino and Pep Guardiola are among those giving their reaction on an intriguing night too. Not only that, the panel preview Manchester United’s Champions League game against Barcelona and BBC Sport’s Simon Stone gives the pod an insight into the United camp.
10/04/1936m 27s

Hazard dazzles and Poch prepares for ‘biggest ever game’

Mark Chapman is joined by Premier League winner Robert Huth and former Liverpool midfielder Don Hutchison as they react to Chelsea's victory over West Ham thanks to two superb goals from Eden Hazard. We also hear from Belgian football journalist Kristof Terreur about Hazard's potential move to Real Madrid in the summer. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp speaks exclusively to the pod ahead of the game against Porto and Ian Dennis joins us to preview Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City, a game that Mauricio Pochettino has described as 'the biggest of his career'.
08/04/1939m 9s

Watford fight back to sting Wolves in FA Cup thriller & will Pep leave Man City?

What a thrilling end to the FA Cup semi-final's as Watford came back from two goals to nil, to win 3-2. Jonathan Overend is joined by Michael Brown, Andy Reid and BBC Sport chief football writer Phil McNulty where they discuss Gerard Deulofeu ‘Messi-esque’ two goals against Wolves to help clinch his team’s first FA Cup final since 1984, and marvel in Troy Deeney’s spectacular injury time penalty. Now Watford face Manchester City in the FA Cup final, after Pep Guardiola’s team beat Brighton 1-0 on Saturday. Michael Brown tells the pod that he thinks Guardiola will leave the club if they do the quadruple. Also the guys focus on Arsenal’s 1-0 loss against Everton in the Premier League which saw Mesut Ozil appear to have a ‘coat tantrum’ after losing away from home. Also Liverpool’s incredible fight-back form is discussed after their game against Southampton. And as the Championship hots up the team look at who's likely to get in the play-offs – with Aston Villa favourites with the panel.
07/04/1939m 50s

The Big Weekend Preview Pod

Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas reflect on Liverpool returning to the top of the table with victory at Southampton on Friday night. It's FA Cup semi-final weekend, and Wolves defender Ryan Bennett is on hand to look ahead to his side's game with Watford. Bournemouth defender Simon Francis discusses his team's style of play and progress under Eddie Howe. And there's reaction to England women's friendly defeat against Canada.
06/04/1935m 38s

Tackling racism in Italy plus Kluivert on Ajax

Guillem Balague, Steve Crossman and Rory Smith are joined by Italian journalist Filippo Ricci to discuss the racial abuse of Juve's Moise Kean and hear from Patrick Kluivert on Ajax and why he thought his son Justin should have stayed at the Dutch club.
04/04/1939m 13s

Spurs make themselves at home and Man City are back on top

Tottenham began life in their new stadium with victory over Crystal Palace. Spurs legend Garth Crooks joins Kelly Cates to reflect on that, plus Danny Mills is on hand to discuss Manchester City’s victory over Cardiff which sees them return to the top of the Premier League. They also analyse Callum Hudson-Odoi’s first Premier League start for Chelsea and hear from Ruben Loftus-Cheek who scored in their victory over Brighton.
04/04/1933m 34s

Fulham are relegated and Wolves beat Man Utd - again

Fulham's relegation from the Premier League was confirmed after being hammered by Watford at Vicarage Road, while Manchester United's top four hopes are dented by defeat at Wolves. Mark Chapman brings you reaction to both games with former Chelsea and Everton winger Pat Nevin and ex-Bolton manager Owen Coyle. You will also hear from Fulham caretaker boss Scott Parker and United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
03/04/1936m 11s

Arsenal move into third

Arsenal move third after they beat Newcastle and make it 10 consecutive wins at home. Just how much has Unai Emery turned things around? Mark Chapman is joined by Arsenal legend Ian Wright, former Premier League striker Chris Sutton, commentator Conor McNamara and James Olley from the Evening Standard. Plus, it’s tight at the top between Liverpool and Manchester City, but who can keep their nerve until the end of the season? Can Ole Gunnar Solskjaer keep Paul Pogba at Manchester United or will he be playing his football in Spain in the near future? And will poor refereeing decisions this weekend cost Cardiff a place in the Premier League next season?
01/04/1941m 34s

Liverpool’s title hopes live on and Rangers see red again

Jonathan Overend is joined by former Tottenham midfielder Matthew Etherington, former Crystal Palace striker Clinton Morrison and former Premier League manager Owen Coyle to reflect on Liverpool’s dramatic 2-1 win over Tottenham which keeps them two points above Manchester City at the top of the Premier League. The team dissect in detail how Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk managed to stop Spurs’ Moussa Sissoko from scoring in what they say could be “a title winning moment.” And after a fiery Old Firm derby ended with Celtic beating Rangers 2-1, Clinton Morrison says Rangers’ Alfredo Morelos “needs to grow up” after he was shown his fifth red card of the season.
31/03/1938m 34s

The Big Weekend Preview Pod

As the Premier League returns following the international break, Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas are joined by ex-England international David Bentley and former Swansea midfielder Leon Britton to preview the weekend's fixtures. The team analyse who'll come out on top in Sunday's clash at Anfield between Liverpool and Tottenham, and ask if Man City can keep the pressure on when they face Fulham. And David discusses his early retirement from football, explaining how misconceptions have emerged surrounding that decision.
30/03/1936m 16s

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Man Utd - what happens next?

Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague, Julien Laurens and James Horncastle discuss the appointment of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and assess the potential of Italy's new striking sensation - Moise Kean.
28/03/1938m 47s

Sterling steps up, Taylor steps down and Ole’s waiting for the call

Gordon Taylor calls it a day at the Professional Footballers' Association after 38 years. What will his legacy be and what next for the PFA? Is Raheem Sterling the most important sportsman in this country right now because of the way he has behaved this season on and off the pitch? Plus what lies ahead for Callum Hudson-Odoi and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer? Mark Chapman is joined by former Premier League striker Chris Sutton, ex-Everton midfielder Leon Osman and Rory Smith from the New York Times.
27/03/1941m 7s

Mandela to Mourinho – Juan Mata exclusive interview

Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata discusses the freedom his football career has given him, his struggles with his guitar and his heroes in an in-depth exclusive interview.
26/03/1939m 18s

England hit five again but win marred by racist abuse

Mark Chapman presents reaction as England's impressive start to Euro 2020 qualification continued with a 5-1 victory in Montenegro. But the game was overshadowed by racist chants directed at some of the England players. You will hear from manager Gareth Southgate and goalscorer Raheem Sterling. Plus, former England internationals Chris Waddle and Danny Mills are on hand, along with John Murray and Ian Dennis to give their assessment of the evening.
26/03/1929m 34s

A new star wows for Wales & could it be 50 caps for Henderson?

Jonathan Overend is joined by Stephen Warnock, Karen Carney and Tom Collomosse and on this edition of the Football Daily the team preview England’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Montenegro. But will England get another win like they did against the Czech Republic? And who should start in the place of Eric Dier - could it be Declan Rice? The panel discuss that and a lot more and find out what England can expect from their opponents. John Murray and Ian Dennis join the pod and give us all the latest news and insight from inside the England camp and even Gareth Southgate and Jordan Henderson make an appearance. They talk about hostile atmospheres, getting 50 caps and who is older Henderson or Kyle Walker? Wales got off to a winning start to their Euro 2020 campaign after they beat Slovakia 1-0. Ryan Giggs tells the podcast how impressed he was by his player, goal-scorer Daniel James and could he be the next Welsh footballing superstar? Also Tottenham’s new stadium staged its first game on Sunday and we find out what Mauricio Pochettino made of it all.
24/03/1938m 43s

Sterling hat-trick delivers a Czech mate

We discuss England impressive victory at Wembley as they start their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign with a 5-0 against the Czech Republic. Darren Fletcher is joined by Chris Waddle and Ian Dennis as they debate Raheem Sterling's brilliant form and whether he's currently the most important of England's front three. We hear from England manager Gareth Southgate, debutant Callum Hudson-Odoi and Harry Maguire speaking to John Murray. Also are Scotland risking another humiliation against San Marino on Sunday?
23/03/1937m 40s

Humiliation for Scotland and Pickford defends his performance

It’s been a shocking day for Scotland after they suffered one of the most abject defeats in their history in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier against world-ranked 117 Kazakhstan. Hear from boss Alex McLeish after his future is questioned following the 3-0 defeat and Scottish midfielder Charlie Adam has his say. Plus we are in the England camp ahead of their opener with the Czech Republic. Former West Ham and England international Matthew Upson, the Daily Mirror's Chief Football Writer John Cross and BBC senior football reporter Ian Dennis join Eleanor Oldroyd to debate who should start at number one – Jordan Pickford or Tom Heaton?
21/03/1939m 42s

Tough times for Germany?

Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague, Rafa Honigstein and Rory Smith discuss the problems with the German team, ask why the Dutch are on the rise and debate whether Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann is on the move.
21/03/1937m 41s
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