The Sky Sports Football Podcast

The Sky Sports Football Podcast

By Sky Sports

All under one roof: The Essential Football Show preview & review, Super Sunday reaction, Monday Night Football talking points and more...

Episodes

Women’s Euros preview: Conundrums for Wiegman and England | NI set to make history | The view from the Netherlands, Spain and beyond

With the Women’s Euros fast approaching, Sky Sports’ senior football journalist Charlotte Marsh and Sky Sports News’ England reporter Anton Toloui bring you a bumper tournament preview.PART 1 | Charlotte and Anton chat all things England, but did the three friendlies post more questions than they answered? Plus the pair make their predictions for the tournament.PART 2 | Sky Sports News’ Paul Gilmour brings us the latest from the Northern Ireland camp ahead of their first major international tournament, including insight on Marissa Callaghan’s injury and how Kenny Shiels is preparing his side.PART 3 | Taking in the view from around Europe, with journalists Alex Ibaceta and Jess Parker Humphreys discussing some of the tournament favourites, including Spain, Germany and France. Plus, NOS presenter Suse Van Kleef brings us the latest on reigning European champions, the Netherlands.
01/07/221h 29m

Women’s Euros Podcast: England media day – Fran Kirby selection | Jill Scott, the north east’s fastest paper girl | Downtime with Lionesses

In the first episode of the Sky Sports Women’s Euros podcast, Sky Sports’ senior football journalist Charlotte Marsh and Sky Sports News’ England reporter Anton Toloui look back on a busy England Women media day at St George’s Park.Fran Kirby discussed her return to the Lionesses set-up, with goalkeeper Hannah Hampton and Nikita Parris also revealing how they reacted to the news that they will be going to Euro 2022.Plus, after Ellen White said Steph Houghton will be cheering the squad on from home, Charlotte and Anton chat how the Lionesses might fare without their former captain.Jill Scott also reveals how she earned the title of ‘fastest paper girl in the north east’ and the England players chat about how they use their downtime while in camp.
22/06/2242m 59s

My Greatest Goal | Paolo di Canio's sublime volley

Paolo di Canio, Harry Redknapp and Neil Sullivan recall the Italian's sublime volley for West Ham against Wimbledon in 2000.
11/06/2220m 22s

My Greatest Goal | Troy Deeney's play-off winner

Troy Deeney, Manuel Almunia and Andy King discuss Watford's dramatic winner against Leicester in the 2013 Championship playoff semi-final.
10/06/2221m 59s

My Greatest Goal | Patjim Kasami's stunning finish

Patjim Kasami, Darren Bent and Damien Delaney look back at the Swiss striker's incredible goal for Fulham against Crystal Palace from 2013.
09/06/2217m 20s

My Greatest Goal | Jermain Defoe's derby delight

Jermain Defoe, Ryan Taylor and Martin Tyler look back to the 2015 Tyne-Wear derby and Defoe's stunning winner for Sunderland against Newcastle.
08/06/2216m 8s

My Greatest Goal | Olivier Giroud's scorpion kick

Olivier Giroud, Martin Tyler and Wayne Hennessey look back at the former Arsenal striker's stunning 'scorpion kick' finish from 2017.
07/06/2216m 48s

Champions League final reaction: Real complete incredible run | Liverpool denied by Courtois | Pre-match chaos

On the Essential Football podcast we react to Real Madrid’s Champions League final win over Liverpool, which came courtesy of Vinicius Jnr’s second half goal. But that’s only part of the story on a dramatic night. Peter Smith is joined by Sky Sports’ Nick Wright and Adam Bate from inside the Stade de France to dissect the big talking points. The panel reflect on the twists and turns on the pitch, picking out the standout performers and fine margins which swung it the Spanish side’s way, and also discuss the off-field issues, which saw Liverpool supporters struggle to get into the stadium and the match delayed by 37 minutes. We also analyse what this result means for how Liverpool’s season as a whole will be assessed – and how they bounce back from this disappointment in 2022/23.
29/05/2219m 26s

Champions League final special: Alexander-Arnold vs Vinicius, records on the line, the view from Madrid and the latest from Paris

In a Champions League final preview special of the Essential Football Podcast, host Ron Walker is joined by a trio of guests to look ahead to the European club showpiece of the season as Liverpool take on 13-time winners Real Madrid in Paris.Sky Sports digital football journalists Richard Morgan and Nick Wright talk us through where the game will be won and lost for Liverpool, whether their Premier League title battle will put them at a disadvantage and how Trent Alexander-Arnold and Vinicius Junior will be a key battle at the Stade de France.Spanish football expert Ben Hayward also joins us to give us the mood from Madrid, where Carlo Ancelotti has been able to rest a number of his key players ahead of the final, and could make his own history if he becomes the first manager to lift the European Cup four times. Ben also explains why Real Madrid have become so synonymous with Champions League success – and what has driven their sensational never-say-die attitude this season.Finally, Sky Sports features writer Adam Bate dials in from the French capital to update us on the latest on the atmosphere in Paris as well as explaining how the temperature could play its part, and give his prediction for Saturday’s spectacle.
27/05/2257m 4s

Final day special: Man City’s dramatic title win | Tottenham’s top-four place | Leeds’ survival as Burnley drop

On the Essential Football podcast we look back on an incredible climax to the Premier League season. We hear reports from every game up and down the country before Peter Smith is joined by Sky Sports football journalists Sam Blitz and Joe Shread to dissect the big talking points. In Part One, after hearing the final-whistle verdict from around the grounds, we discuss Manchester City’s dramatic title win and Liverpool’s near miss and how those two teams have pushed each other to such high levels. And in Part Two, Tottenham’s turnaround under Antonio Conte is in the spotlight, while we ask what Arsenal need to do to maintain their upward curve. We also reflect on a bad day for Burnley, following their relegation to the Championship, as Leeds salvage their top-flight status. Plus, we share our moments of the season.
23/05/2243m 43s

City crowned Premier League Champions | Keane, Neville, Richards and Redknapp react to incredible end of season

David Jones is joined by Roy Keane, Gary Neville, Micah Richards and Jamie Redknapp at the Etihad stadium as they look back on how the Premier League title was won in dramatic fashion as Manchester City came from two down to win late on against Aston Villa.
22/05/221h 33m

Commentators' special: Martin Tyler, Rob Hawthorne and Bill Leslie reveal all about commentary and look back at the Premier League season

In the latest episode of the Essential Football podcast, Ron Walker is joined by Sky Sports football commentators Martin Tyler, Rob Hawthorne and Bill Leslie ahead of the final weekend of the Premier League season.In Part One, the trio reveal all about commentary, talking the ins and outs of the day job, how they got started and the challenges they face on the gantry!And in Part Two, Tyler, Hawthorne and Leslie look back at the 2021/22 Premier League season as they discuss their best moments, best goals and favourite lines of the campaign.
20/05/221h 0m

Burnley take vital point from Villa Park as Everton secure safety in the Premier League

Dave Jones is joined by Stephen Ward and Dion Dublin for what was an exciting evening of football for the bottom half of the table. Everton secured a 3-2 win over Crystal Palace to secure their place in the Premier League next season, whilst Burnley took what could be a valuable point from Villa park in a thrilling 1-1 draw.
19/05/2234m 35s

Liverpool complete comeback to take Premier League title race to final day | Carra: Salah should sign new contract!

Kelly Cates is joined by Jamie Carragher and Jamie Redknapp to reflect on Liverpool's 2-1 win over Southampton at St Mary's. The result leaves Liverpool one point behind Man City going into the final day of the season.
17/05/2233m 40s

Eintracht Frankfurt vs Rangers: Europa League final special with Kris Boyd, James Tavernier, John Lundstram & Graeme Souness

Ahead of Rangers’ Europa League final against Eintracht Frankfurt, Sky Sports reporter Luke Shanley exclusively speaks to former Rangers striker Kris Boyd in Seville before hearing from captain James Tavernier, midfielder John Lundstram and ex-manager and Sky Sports pundit Graeme Souness.
17/05/2234m 34s

Final MNF of the season! | Arsenal’s top four hopes in tatters | Nev: Gunners can have no excuses | Carra & Nev’s MNF awards

Dave Jones is joined by both Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville for the final Monday Night Football of the 2021/22 Premier League season. During the pre-match build-up both Carragher and Neville review the weekend’s action with the focus particularly on both the title race as Manchester City dropped points at West Ham in the 2-2 draw and the relegation battle which saw Leeds snatch a point late on against Brighton whilst Everton lost 3-2 at home to Brentford.Attention then turns to the analysis of Arsenal’s 2-0 defeat to an Newcastle which now leaves the Gunners’ top four hopes in tatters. Neville feels they will not have a better opportunity to qualify for Champions League football and there can be no excuses from Mikel Arteta or his players. Carragher says the Magpies can push for a top four finish next season after they produced a inspired performance, he also expects them to invest during the summer transfer window. There is also reaction from Eddie Howe, Granit Xhaka and a deflated Mikel Arteta.In the final part of the show the duo pick their individual MNF awards for the best player, best young player, best new player, best coaching performance, best goal as well as their picks for the team of the season.
16/05/221h 34m

Everton stung by Brentford and Hammers hold City | Richards: Early red card cost Toffees, Souness: City and Liverpool best of any era

Micah Richards, Graeme Souness and Phil Jagielka discuss Everton's 3-2 defeat to Brentford in the Premier League as the Toffees miss the chance to ensure survival despite taking the lead against the Bees. Plus, Manchester City fight back to draw 2-2 with West Ham after being 2-0 down at half-time at the London Stadium
15/05/2244m 30s

FA Cup special: Liverpool win more silverware | Shoot-out heartbreak again for Chelsea | Salah & VVD injuries

Following Liverpool’s epic penalty shootout win over Chelsea in the FA Cup final, football journalists Peter Smith, Lewis Jones and Nick Wright, who were covering the game for Sky Sports, discuss the major talking points from what was another tantalising and tremendously dramatic final.
14/05/2216m 36s

Kane & Son punish calamitous Arsenal in NLD win

David Jones is joined by Jamie Redknapp, Robbie Keane and Theo Walcott as they discuss Tottenham's vital North London derby win over Arsenal as the race for Champions League football between the two clubs is narrowed down to a points difference.
12/05/2240m 17s

Richards and Carney react to De Bruyne masterclass as City go three clear at the top

David Jones is joined by Micah Richards and Karen Carney to reflect on a magnificent performance by Kevin De Bruyne who scored four goals in Manchester City's 5-1 win over Wolves which sees them only needing four more points to retain Premier League title.
11/05/2235m 35s

North London derby special: Antonio Conte exclusive & Alan Smith’s preview

Ahead of Thursday’s season-defining North London derby, Sky Sports digital football journalist Jack Wilkinson heads to the Tottenham training ground to speak with boss Antonio Conte, before senior football journalist Oliver Yew sits down with former Gunners striker Alan Smith for the view from the red half of north London.
11/05/2229m 44s

Liverpool keep on City's tail with 2-1 victory over Villa | Carra, Redknapp and Dublin on arrival of Haaland to the Premier League

Jamie Carragher, Jamie Redknapp and Dion Dublin dissect a vital 2-1 win for Liverpool at Villa Park to keep their title hopes alive. They also cover the breaking news that Erling Haaland has secured a move to Man City and discuss what this will mean for the Premier League.
10/05/2230m 36s

Is the Premier League title race over? Can Spurs catch Arsenal? Plus Man Utd woes, the relegation fight and WSL final-day drama

On the latest Essential Football Podcast, host Ron Walker is joined by Sam Blitz and Zinny Boswell to talk the Premier League title race as Man City took advantage of Liverpool’s slip-up to widen the gap at the top of the table, plus the race for Europe, survival and a dramatic final WSL weekend.PART 1 | Is there still hope for Liverpool, with Manchester City moving three points clear in the title race? Why have Chelsea collapsed, are Arsenal home and dry in the race for Europe or can Spurs get a result in the North London derby to cause a late upset?PART 2 | Advantage Everton in the Premier League survival race. What’s changed for Frank Lampard? Who should be more worried out of Burnley or Leeds? And we put Sam and Zinny’s knowledge of Man Utd’s woes to the test in a special game of ‘higher or lower’.PART 3 | After a dramatic final weekend in the WSL, how did Chelsea retain the title and where did it not quite happen for Arsenal? What are the takeaways from the rest of the league table and what can we expect to happen this summer?All that, and much, much more!
09/05/2251m 52s

Richards, Carra & Redknapp discuss nail-biting title race after City hit 5 past Magpies

David Jones is joined by Micah Richards, Jamie Carragher and Jamie Redknapp to discuss Manchester City's emphatic 5-0 win over Newcastle that sees them go three points clear of title-rivals Liverpool.
08/05/2243m 45s

Souness and Dublin slam Man Utd after losing 4-0 to Brighton

Graeme Souness and Dion Dublin join Kelly Cates as they discuss Brighton's special 4-0 win over Manchester United.
07/05/2229m 51s

Will Liverpool & Man City's Champions League results impact the title race? | The relegation battle continues | Fulham, Bournemouth assessed

In the latest episode of the Essential Football Podcast, Ron Walker is joined by Sky Sports features writer Nick Wright, Sky Sports News reporter Ben Ransom and Sky Sports EFL expert Dan Long to discuss all the talking points ahead of another busy weekend of Premier League football.PART ONE | The panel reflect on differing Champions League fortunes for Liverpool and Manchester City in midweek. Liverpool overcame a bit of a scare to power past Villarreal, while Real Madrid produced an epic comeback to knock out Pep Guardiola’s side. Will those results have any impact on the Premier League title race as Jurgen Klopp’s side prepare to face Tottenham and City hist Newcastle?PART TWO | Burnley’s turnaround, Cristiano Ronaldo’s incredible goal scoring form, Everton’s poor away record, Arsenal’s chase for the Champions League and Leeds’ relegation concerns are also up for discussion as continue to look ahead at the weekend’s action in the top-flight.PART THREE | Finally, the guys by Dan Long to look at what Fulham and Bournemouth can bring to the Premier League after winning promotion back to the top-flight. With the final day of the regular Championship season this weekend, who will join Nottingham Forest and Huddersfield in the play-offs and who will eventually seal promotion at Wembley?All that, and much, much more!
05/05/2242m 41s

MNF: Roy Keane joins Carra | Rangnick's tenure, can Everton stay up & Keane's greatest ever Utd PL XI

Jamie Carragher and Roy Keane discuss Manchester's United's 3-0 win over Brentford in the Premier League, the job Ralf Rangnick has done at Old Trafford, can Erik ten Hag take inspiration from Jurgen Klopp's first few seasons in charge of Liverpool and can Everton avoid the drop after Frank Lampard's change of style? Plus, Roy picks his greatest ever Manchester United Premier League XI.
02/05/221h 26m

Arsenal bounce back into top four with battling win at West Ham | Pundits praise Nketiah’s impact | Smith: Arsenal look 'streetwise'

Dave Jones presents Super Sunday and is joined by Graeme Souness, Jermain Defoe, Jamie Redknapp and Alan Smith as they react to and analyse the talking points from Arsenal’s battling win against West Ham at the London stadium which saw the Gunners bounce back into the top four after Spurs’ earlier win against Leicester. All four pundits singled out Eddie Nketiah’s performance and praised the forward for his impact in Arsenal’s attack. Alan Smith feels the Gunners have now got strong character’s in the dressing room and look more ‘streetwise’ which allows them to dig out difficult results that they have previously been criticised for not doing. There is also reaction from Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsdale, Rob Holding, West Ham captain Mark Noble and both managers, Mikel Arteta and David Moyes.
01/05/2249m 30s

City power past Leeds | Pep: An incredible win | Marsch: We are making progress

All the reaction and analysis from Elland Road as Man City win 4-0 in a comfortable win on the road.
30/04/2240m 26s

Mikel Arteta special: Arsenal's transfer plans, why they can’t copy Liverpool’s route to the top and how his project is shaping up

In the latest episode of the Essential Football Podcast, Sky Sports features writer Nick Wright sits down with Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta for an exclusive interview at the club's training centre at London Colney.Ahead the Gunners’ crucial Premier League clash with West Ham - which is live on Sky Sports on Sunday - the Arsenal boss discusses how his side have adapted after injuries to Kieran Tierney and Thomas Partey, the club’s summer transfer plans, why they cannot copy Liverpool’s route to the top and how his Arsenal project is developing. Are they ahead of schedule?Arteta also talks the recent return of club legends Dennis Bergkamp and Thierry Henry to the Emirates Stadium and the race for the top four.In Part 2, Nick is then joined by Sky Sports senior football journalist Oliver Yew to discuss the interview and all things Arsenal ahead of a crucial few weeks for the club as they bid to return to the Champions League.
29/04/2230m 5s

Keane and Redknapp discuss Ronaldo giving Man Utd an important point against Chelsea and the size of Erik ten Hag's job

Roy Keane and Jamie Redknapp discuss the events of Manchester United's 1-1 draw against Chelsea, with Ronaldo coming up with the goods again for the Red Devils. They discuss what the future will look like for Manchester United under Erik Ten Hag, and how much of a job he has on his hands.
28/04/2239m 25s

Crystal Palace's clash with Leeds ends goalless - but will it be a vital point for Jesse Marsch's side?

Jamie Carragher and Robbie Keane discuss the 0-0 draw between Crystal Palace and Leeds and how important that point could be for Leeds in their bid for survival. Robbie Keane also takes a look down memory lane and talks about his partnership with Dimitar Berbatov at Tottenham, as well as his difficulties at Liverpool.
25/04/2254m 0s

Premier League review: Relentless Man City, Liverpool | Advantage Arsenal in top four race | Everton in danger of the drop

After another Premier League weekend packed with twists and turns, we assess what the latest results mean for the title race, the chase for a top-four finish and the battle for survival at the bottom of the table. Peter Smith is joined by Sky Sports’ senior football journalist Oliver Yew and football journalist Lewis Jones to look back on: Man City’s breeze past Watford and Liverpool’s battle to victory in the Merseyside derby; a significant weekend for Arsenal, who beat Man Utd and saw Spurs slip-up at Brentford; and Burnley’s crucial win over Wolves which lifts them out of the relegation zone and above Everton. We pick out a key moment to come for Man City and Liverpool, the potentially deciding factor in Arsenal’s pursuit of a return to the Champions League, and what Everton can learn from Burnley to boost their chances in the relegation scrap.
25/04/2241m 33s

Reds maintain title push | Everton into bottom 3 | Klopp: Players stepped up

Reaction from Anfield as Liverpool win an ill-tempered Merseyside derby that leaves Everton in the relegation zone and Jurgen Klopp's side still chasing the Premier League title.
24/04/2248m 37s

Eriksen spoils Tottenham's party as Brentford keep them at a goalless draw

Jamie Redknapp and Jermaine Defoe analyse Eriksen's impact as he faced his former side, and debate what the goalless draw will mean for Tottenham finishing in the top four.
23/04/2245m 12s

Erik Ten Hag announcement: Jamie Carragher on the new man at Old Trafford, plus Arsenal vs Man Utd preview

Erik Ten Hag's announcement as Manchester United's new manager means we've ripped up the script for the Essential Football Podcast, with the Dutchman's unveiling heralding - yet another - new era at Old Trafford.Host Ron Walker is joined by Sky Sports' Jamie Carragher as well as senior football writer Peter Smith and features writer Adam Bate to talk about the new man, what United can expect from him and the challenges he faces at Old Trafford.The podcast also looks ahead to the weekend meeting at the Emirates, when a resurgent Arsenal host United on the back of a 4-2 win at Chelsea on Wednesday night.
21/04/2227m 44s

Arsenal reignite top-four hopes with thrilling win at Chelsea | Redknapp: Young guns showed real character | Hasselbaink critical of Lukaku

Dave Jones is joined by Paul Merson, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and Jamie Redknapp as they analyse Arsenal’s crucial 4-2 win against Chelsea which re-ignited the Gunners’ top-four finish hopes. Jamie Redknapp praised the performances of Arsenal’s young players and felt they showed real character. Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink highlighted Romelu Lukaku’s display and was critical of his passion as it was another under-par performance from the Belgian. There is also reaction from Bukayo Saka, Eddie Nketiah and both a jubilant Mikel Arteta and dejected Thomas Tuchel.
20/04/2231m 30s

Keane slams Manchester United as Liverpool climb to the top of the league

Neville, Carragher, Keane and Souness reflect on a dominant Liverpool 4-0 win over Manchester United and discuss the state of Manchester United and what the future holds for them, with a managerial announcement expected in the coming weeks.
19/04/2250m 20s

Man Utd issues, Liverpool quadruple chase - Liverpool vs Man Utd preview special with Sky Sports News' Melissa Reddy

On the latest edition of the Essential Football Podcast, we look ahead to Tuesday's Sky Live clash between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield, which could play a major part in deciding the race for the Premier League title and the top four.PART 1 | Sky Sports News senior reporter Melissa Reddy, fresh from interviewing Ralf Rangnick, assesses the mood at Old Trafford after scraping a 3-2 win over Norwich, where boos from the stands leave Paul Pogba and the ongoing situation regarding Erik Ten Hag and an Old Trafford summer rebuild.PART 2 | Sky Sports senior football journalist Pete Smith and features writer Nick Wright analyse Liverpool's quadruple chances, their performance against Manchester City, Mo Salah and Sadio Mane's contract situations and how Thiago Alcantara has helped evolve the Reds' style this season.PART 3 | What hope do Manchester United have at Anfield? Will the 5-0 at Old Trafford play a part in the return fixture? How will Klopp balance his squad with Everton up next and would United stay in the race even with a defeat...
18/04/2244m 48s

Newcastle's thrilling last-minute winner against Leicester pushes them even closer to safety

David Jones is joined by Jamie Redknapp and Kieron Dyer to analyse the surprising turn of events in Newcastle's 2-1 win against Leicester, with the home side scoring in the last-minute to take all three points.
17/04/2226m 43s

Man City vs Liverpool assessed, more problems at Man Utd and an Everton lifeline, plus the North London top-four race

Looking back on the weekend's action on the Essential Football Podcast, host Ron Walker is joined by Sky Sports digital football writers Sam Blitz and Dan Sansom as the top two went head-to-head at the Etihad, Everton shocked Man Utd and the North London chase for the Champions League took another twist.PART 1 - Man City vs Liverpool: Who was Sunday's 2-2 draw a better result for? Could Liverpool have hoped for more? And are the run-ins all that they might seem?PART 2 - Everton vs Man Utd: What went wrong for Utd and right for Everton? Did Sean Dyche's words spur them on? Will Erik Tan Hag want to take over on this showing, and how big is the scale of the overhaul they need?PART 3 - The top-four race: After back-to-back defeats for Arsenal, what's gone wrong at the Emirates? Have they run out of steam in the race for fourth? Are Spurs now the real deal, and are they such a one-man team after all?
11/04/2238m 23s

Manchester City 2-2 Liverpool | Are we any closer to knowing who will end up champions?

Jamie Carragher, Gary Neville, Roy Keane and Micah Richards join David Jones to unpick a thrilling Manchester City vs Liverpool showstopper, that saw the score finish 2-2. The pundits discuss what could be in store for both teams in the next few games, as well as debating whether they should be prioritising the Premier League or the Champions League.
10/04/2246m 35s

Son scores hat-trick | Spurs thrash Villa 4-0 | Conte proud | Reaction and analysis

Kelly Cates is joined by Darren Bent and Graeme Souness to look back on Tottenham's 4-0 win over Aston Villa.
09/04/2240m 3s

Wood sees off Wolves | 'Massive step towards safety' | Lage left frustrated

Kelly Dalglish and Jamie Carragher lead the post-match discussions after Eddie Howe's Newcastle side beat Wolves 1-0 at St James' Park.
08/04/2215m 58s

Jamie Carragher special: Why a Liverpool win at Man City wouldn't end the title race, where the game will be won and... his big prediction

In a special edition of the Essential Football Podcast, Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher joins Ron Walker to discuss this weekend's crunch title-race clash as leaders Manchester City host second-placed Liverpool live on Sky Sports Premier League this Sunday.Carra explains why the game may still not act as the title decider even with so little of the season left, why City and Liverpool have the edge in different parts of the pitch, why a draw might be a good result for both managers - and predicts how the Etihad showdown is going to go.
08/04/2210m 5s

Burnley edge Everton 3-2 in relegation fight thriller!

Kelly Cates is joined by former Burnley striker Sam Vokes and former Everton striker Kevin Campbell as they discuss Burnley's thrilling 3-2 win over the Toffees that now leaves the Clarets just one point behind their relegation rivals.
06/04/2221m 23s

MNF: Palace humble Arsenal | Rooney on Poch | PL Hall of Fame nominations

David Jones and Jamie Carragher are joined for a bumper MNF by the current Derby boss and Premier League legend Wayne Rooney.
04/04/2258m 41s

Problems mount at Man Utd | Kane making Spurs able | Crisis envelops Everton | City, Liverpool set for title decider?

On this week’s Essential Football Podcast, Charlotte Marsh is joined by Sky Sports’ digital football journalist Jack Wilkinson and digital features writer Adam Bate to discuss a busy weekend of Premier League action. PART ONE | The top four race heated up, starting with Manchester United’s loss at Leicester. In a lacklustre performance, is Man Utd’s push for the top four all but over? Plus Marcus Rashford’s future continues to be in doubt. Tottenham laid down their marker for a top four finish, beating Newcastle and inspired by Harry Kane. Plus are Chelsea now looking over their shoulder after a shock defeat to Brentford? PART TWO | Everton’s season continues to tumble after a 2-1 defeat to West Ham. We ask how Frank Lampard could turn things around and just where they went wrong at the London Stadium. Everton face a huge match against Burnley on Wednesday evening before a brutal run-in, but could any of the bottom three do enough to pull themselves above Everton and out on danger?PART THREE | Man City and Liverpool kept pace with one another in the Premier League title race ahead of a huge showdown on Super Sunday. The panel assess whether their upcoming meeting will decide this year’s league champion
04/04/2236m 49s

Ginola: Newcastle need to rebuild, Spurs need to secure Kane

Following Spurs' 5-1 thrashing of Newcastle, David Ginola thinks a Harry Kane replacement could cost upwards of £200 million and the current Newcastle team needs a complete overhaul.
03/04/2250m 15s

Premier League preview: Can Liverpool make it 10 wins in a row? Is Leicester clash must-win for Man Utd? Will the pressure get to Arsenal?

The Premier League is back! Joining Ron Walker on the Essential Football Podcast this week is Sky Sports senior football journalist Richard Morgan, as well as digital football writer Joe Shread, to discuss the talking points worth keeping an eye on in this weekend’s games.PART ONE | The panel ponder whether Liverpool’s early start against Watford will hinder them, if Man City should worry about their defensive injuries, whether a partially-filled Stamford Bridge will affect Chelsea, if Leeds can Marsch on again and ask if Man Utd’s Saturday Night Football clash with Leicester is must-win for Ralf Rangnick.PART TWO | The panel look ahead to Super Sunday and how Everton turn their fortunes around at West Ham, and whether Newcastle will cut short Spurs’ recent good form in north London. The group also preview Arsenal’s trip to Crystal Palace on Monday Night Football, and give us their shouts about who faces the biggest weekend – and a Premier League prediction for the matchday.
31/03/2243m 17s

England special: Maguire boos, the best and worst case World Cup draws and our 23-man squad selections for Qatar

It's an England special of the Essential Football Podcast after the Three Lions' wins over Switzerland and Ivory Coast during the international break. Charlotte Marsh is joined by senior football journalist Pete Smith and football writer Ben Grounds to have a look back - and forwards - on England's 2022.Part 1 | What did we learn from the two friendlies? How much can we read into Gareth Southgate's squad selection, and who did the guys pick in their 23 for Qatar?Part 2 | What was the thinking behind the Maguire boos and did Southgate nail his response? Who could England face in Qatar, and who would be the best and worst-case scenario? Finally, how is England's 2022 shaping up?
30/03/2237m 14s

Son seals Spurs win against West Ham to boost top four hopes

David Jones presents Super Sunday and is joined by former West Ham and Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe and Jamie Redknapp as they discuss the major talking points from Spurs’ 3-1 win against West Ham that boosts their Champions League qualification hopes ahead of the International break. There is also reaction from man of the match Heung-min Son, Antonio Conte and David Moyes.
20/03/2227m 23s

Leeds win in dramatic fashion at Molineux | Carra and Neville debate if this is a turning point

Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher join Kelly Cates, to analyse the unbelievable Leeds comeback that saw them beat Wolves 3-2 away from home. They discuss what this will mean to Leeds going forward, and whether or not it will give them a boost for their on-going relegation battle.
18/03/2228m 12s

Everton escape up and running? | Spurs to halt happy Hammers? | Winners & losers from Southgate's England squad

Football fans, rejoice, for another edition of the Essential Football podcast is here! Ron Walker is joined by Sky Sports’ resident Evertonian Ben Grounds and our features writer of an Arsenal persuasion Nick Wright to reflect on another significant week at the top and bottom of the Premier League, and look ahead to the first international break of 2022…PART 1 | From a dramatic late winner, and a highly contentious red card, to a unique on-field protest and huge ramifications at the bottom of the table, 10-man Everton’s vital victory over Newcastle may have lacked quality, but it more than made up for it in talking points, which Nick, who was at Goodison for the first time, and Ben dissectPART 2 | With a few sore heads in east London after West Ham's stunning victory over Sevilla in the Europa League, we ask whether opportunity knocks for Tottenham to put an end to their London rivals’ Champions League qualification hopes with victory on Super Sunday, or whether the Hammers can continue riding this wave to further gloryPART 3 | After Gareth Southgate announced his England squad for the March friendlies against Switzerland and Ivory Coast, Nick questions the omission of Jadon Sancho and launches an impassioned defence of Harry Maguire’s inclusion, Ben explains why the door isn’t closed on Marcus Rashford, before the pair get stuck into the Jordan Pickford vs Aaron Ramsdale debate and examine who will be England No.1 heading into Qatar 2022
18/03/2249m 22s

Carragher, Merson and Souness disagree on title winners following Liverpool win at Arsenal.

Dave Jones is joined by Jamie Carragher, Paul Merson and Graeme Souness to analyse Liverpool's 2-0 win against Arsenal and debate who is now the favourite to win the Premier League title.
16/03/2237m 51s

MNF: Man City held at Palace to hand Liverpool initiative | Neville & Carra discuss the title race & give their views on Chelsea

Dave Jones is joined by both Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher on the Monday Night Football which saw Manchester City held by a resilient Crystal Palace team in the 0-0 draw at Selhurst Park handing rivals Liverpool the initiative in the race for the title. The duo also give their views on Chelsea’s off the pitch issues after the government imposed sanctions on Roman Abramovich resulting in uncertainty surrounding the Blues. Carragher and Neville also reflect on the action from the weekend and how the relegation picture is shaping up. There is also reaction from Conor Gallagher, Bernardo Silva, Patrick Vieira and Pep Guardiola.
14/03/221h 23m

Premier League review: Man Utd’s resurgence, but same old Spurs? Chelsea’s touch of fortune, Arsenal’s juggernaut and Everton’s bad weekend

After a weekend of renewed hope for some and concerns mounting for others - look away Everton - Ron Walker is joined by digital football journalists Zinny Boswell and Dan Sansom on the latest Essential Football Podcast to chew the fat on a big round of Premier League games.Part 1 | What does Man Utd’s win over Spurs mean for the top-four race? Where did Cristiano Ronaldo’s sudden return to form come from? Was it same-old Spurs on the big stage? Plus: Chelsea fans give us their thoughts on the situation at Stamford Bridge, Trevoh Chalobah gets away with a big penalty shout and Kai Havertz continues to impress.Part 2 | Just how comfortable were Arsenal in their win over Leicester? Could Aaron Ramsdale be England’s No 1 by the World Cup? Are Everton really in the mire after Frank Lampard loses his unbeaten home record? Plus: A big win for Watford, Jesse Marsch gets off the mark at Leeds and Southampton’s streaks continue to confuse.
14/03/2236m 23s

Arsenal in a good place | Chelsea need a solution ASAP

David Jones is joined by Jamie Redknapp, Micah Richards and Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink to look back on Arsenal’s 2-0 win over Leicester and crisis club Chelsea’s 1-0 win over Newcastle.
13/03/2251m 17s

Record-breaking Ronaldo sinks Spurs with hat-trick

Kelly Cates is joined by Roy Keane, Gary Neville and Michael Dawson following Manchester United's 3-2 win over Tottenham Hotspur. Cristiano Ronaldo was the hero once again for the Red Devils as his hat-trick helped inspire them to victory, the Portuguese talisman has now become the FIFA record holder for goals in competitive matches with 807, passing Josef Bican.
12/03/2248m 42s

Chelsea Q&A special: Transfers, tickets, and what next at Stamford Bridge? Plus Man Utd vs Tottenham in top-four race

In a special edition of the Essential Football Podcast where Sky Sports News chief reporter Kaveh Solhekol joins Ron Walker, Declan Olley and Oli Yew for all the latest updates on everything from Stamford Bridge at the end of a tumultuous week for Chelsea, as well as looking ahead to a big weekend in the Premier League.PART 1 | Man Utd vs Tottenham – is there extra pressure to bounce back after the hosts’ defeat to Man City last weekend? Who has more riding on the game, and how will Harry Kane’s form play a part? Plus we make both the case for a home win, and look at how Spurs can grab a big three points on the road.PART 2 | Kaveh Solhekol joins us to explain the latest developments around Chelsea following Roman Abramovich’s sanctions from the UK government on Thursday. Where does it leave the club? Can they rescue their transfer plans? Will away fans be allowed in, and who’s going to buy the club?
11/03/2245m 50s

MNF | Sheringham & Carragher on five-star Spurs hammering Toffees

David Jones is joined by Jamie Carragher and special guest Teddy Sheringham as they discuss a whole host of topics from the Premier League, including Tottenham's 5-0 hammering of Everton, Man City's derby dismantling of Manchester United and a reflection on Sheringham's glittering career.
07/03/221h 33m

The race for Europe and survival: Will Arsenal get fourth? Can Man Utd wrestle it back? Are Newcastle safe - and who's going down?

In the latest Essential Football Podcast, host Ron Walker is joined by Sky Sports senior football writer Pete Smith, features writer Nick Wright and digital football journalist Joe Shread to assess the weekend's Premier League action.In Part One, the team dissect Arsenal's narrow win at Watford, which moved them into the top four with three games in hand on Man Utd and Tottenham. Will they stay there, or can Man Utd bounce back from Sunday's defeat at the Etihad? Is it going to be close but no cigar again for West Ham, can Spurs still do it... And what's happened to Wolves?In Part Two we turn our attention to the other end of the table, and the job Eddie Howe is doing at Newcastle - who are now eight games undefeated in the division. What are the early signs from the Jesse Marsch era at Leeds - and is there cause for optimism? Has Brentford's win at Norwich just nudged them to safety, and who will end up being the bottom three?
07/03/2239m 17s

Keane and Neville furious after Man Utd thrashed by Man City

David Jones is joined by Roy Keane, Micah Richards, Jamie Redknapp and Gary Neville for a fiery Super Sunday, where they look in depth at the comfortable 4-1 win for Manchester City in the Manchester derby.
06/03/2259m 18s

Liverpool get an important three points against West Ham, keeping the pressure on Man City

Kelly Cates is joined by Graeme Souness and Bobby Zamora to talk through a must-needed 1-0 win over West Ham for Liverpool to keep their title hopes alive, and the pressure on Man City ahead of the Manchester derby tomorrow.
05/03/2242m 52s

Manchester derby preview: Can United upset the odds? Can Ronaldo get back to form? And who makes our combined XI

In the latest Football Essential Podcast, host Ron Walker is joined by Sky Sports senior football journalist Charlotte Marsh, Sky Sports News' Ben Ransom and Sky Sports Football data editor Adam Smith ahead of a weekend where the eyes of the Premier League will be on Manchester.PART ONE | How do Manchester United turn the tide from such a woeful defeat at Old Trafford earlier in the season – and how does Cristiano Ronaldo get back into form? Could this be a ‘statement win’ for City, and perhaps a ‘statement performance’ from £100m man Jack Grealish too? Then again, could Riyad Mahrez prove the difference?PART TWO | Who needs the victory more? Will Manchester United’s April, facing City and Liverpool, hold the keys to the title race, and will they make it into the top four? Can City lift the treble, and are they better placed than Liverpool to rack up a trophy haul this season? Plus, our combined XI – including one big absentee.
03/03/2235m 59s

Kepa & Mendy - Method or madness from Tuchel | Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds legacy | Misfiring Man Utd

Sky Sports’ EFL editor Simeon Gholam and digital journalists Ben Grounds and Jack Wilkinson join host Peter Smith for the latest edition of the Essential Football Podcast…PART ONE | To sub a goalkeeper, or not to sub a goalkeeper? Was there method or madness behind Thomas Tuchel’s decision to replace Edouard Mendy with Kepa Arrizabalaga for Chelsea’s Carabao Cup final shootout defeat to Liverpool? The panel dissect the major incidents from Wembley and explore how domestic cup success could act as a springboard for Jurgen Klopp’s sidePART TWO | With Leeds wielding the axe on head coach Marcelo Bielsa, the panel examine the Argentine’s legacy at Elland Road, how his demise unfolded, and how Leeds can turn their campaign around to avoid falling further into a relegation battle, which Everton are embroiled in after their contentious defeat and non-handball against champions Man CityPART THREE | After misfiring Man Utd drew with Watford and leave the door open to their top-four rivals, Jack Wilkinson joins the panel to examine what went wrong at Old Trafford, whether Ralf Rangnick’s side are over-reliant on Cristiano Ronaldo, and what needs to change with the derby on the horizon
28/02/2241m 53s

Reds win Carabao Cup after Kepa misses crucial penalty | Redknapp criticises 'ridiculous' decision to take off Mendy

Kelly Cates is joined by Jamie Carragher, Jamie Redknapp and Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink to discuss Liverpool's Carabao Cup win over Chelsea and they analyse the "ridiculous" call to bring Kepa Arrizabalaga on for Edouard Mendy for the penalty shoot-out.
28/02/2259m 43s

SNF | Foden wins it late for City | Richards and Carney slate 'ridiculous' handball decision

David Jones is joined in the studio by Micah Richards and Karen Carney as they reflect on Phil Foden’s late goal that condemned Everton to a 1-0 defeat at Goodison Park as Manchester City extended their lead over Liverpool to six points.
26/02/2240m 40s

FNF | Nev: It was a 2-0 mauling

Kelly Cates is joined by Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher to look back at Southampton's 2-0 home win over Norwich. Nev and Carra were full of praise for the way Ralph Hasenhuttl's men took Norwich apart, with Nev calling it a "2-0 mauling."
25/02/2222m 10s

Premier League Preview: Will Conte last the season? Should we be praising Rangnick? Plus Carabao Cup and Everton vs Man City preview

In the latest Football Essential Podcast, host Ron Walker is joined by Sky Sports features writer Adam Bate and digital football journalist Declan Olley ahead of the first domestic cup final of the season - and plenty going on in the Premier League too.PART ONE | What did Antonio Conte mean with his comments about his future, and where's it all gone wrong? Was Ralf Rangnick right to criticise Man Utd's players when praising Anthony Elanga, and is he doing a better job than he's given credit for?PART TWO | Is there any hope for Everton against Manchester City on Saturday, after the Premier League leaders' defeat at Spurs last week? Plus we discuss why criticism of City's absence of a number nine may be missing the mark, and just how worried Frank Lampard should be about the Toffees' relegation fight.PART THREE | The Carabao Cup final - who is this game bigger for? Has Liverpool's squad depth leapfrogged Chelsea's, and not just thanks to Lucas Diaz? What do we do with Romelu Lukaku - and can Kai Havertz steal his place?
24/02/2233m 46s

Premier League Review: The title race is on! Harry Kane's goals, Romelu Lukaku's questions, Lucas Diaz's start and a big win for Man Utd

In the latest Football Essential Podcast, host Ron Walker is joined by Sky Sports features writer Nick Wright, digital football journalist and resident tipster Lewis Jones and Sky Sports News reporter Michael Bridge to discuss a huge twist in the title race and more drama at the top and bottom of the Premier League table across the weekend's games.PART ONE | Where else to start than the Etihad Stadium? Harry Kane's masterclass, what Spurs got right and Man City got wrong, and how the City vs Liverpool showdown in April is looking a title decider are all discussed, as well as Luis Diaz's role in Liverpool's win over Norwich, and the momentum shift around Anfield.PART TWO | Why is Romelu Lukaku breaking records for the wrong reasons, after his seven touches across 90 minutes against Crystal Palace? How big was Manchester United's win over Leeds, how do Arsenal and Wolves fare in the battle for the top four and are there positives for Leicester, despite another defeat?PART THREE | Newcastle's unbeaten run is assessed as well as West Ham's recent form, as well as another alarming weekend for Everton and new boss Frank Lampard. Who can stay up, with Watford and Burnley both winning, and Norwich's recent resurgence? And what has happened to Aston Villa's form?
21/02/221h 3m

Super Sunday | Keane and Redknapp react to Man Utd and Leeds thriller and Wolves' impressive drive for a Champions League spot

Roy Keane, Jamie Redknapp and Robbie Keane reflect on a rainsoaked Super Sunday as Manchester United held off a spirited Leeds fightback as Ralf Rangnick's side secured a thrilling 4-2 victory at Elland Road whilst Wolves kept themselves in the race for a top-four finish in the Premier League with a 2-1 win against Leicester..
20/02/2243m 37s

SNF | Carragher hails Kane as "almost perfect" Spurs stun City

Jamie Carragher, Graeme Souness and Micah Richards discuss Tottenham's 3-2 win over Manchester City in the Premier League as a 95th minute winner from Harry Kane stunned Pep Guardiola's side.
19/02/2248m 38s

Premier League Preview: Can Spurs trip Man City up at the Etihad? | Race for the top four continues with Man Utd and Wolves in action

In the latest Football Essential Podcast, host Ron Walker is joined by Joe Shread and Ali Muzaffar to discuss a thrilling weekend of Premier League fixtures as Tottenham travel to Manchester City on Saturday while Manchester United, Wolves and Leicester continue to compete for the top four on Sunday.PART ONE | After thrashing Sporting Lisbon 5-0 in the Champions League this week, Manchester City will host Tottenham at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday Night Football. Pep Guardiola’s side have been imperious in the Premier League this season – can anyone stop the Citizens? Joe Shread and Ali Muzaffar also take a look at Antonio Conte’s comments about Tottenham’s squad being made weaker after the January transfer window. Will Conte still be at the club next season?PART TWO | The stage is set for another Roses Derby as Manchester United travel to Elland Road to face Leeds on Super Sunday. The Red Devils managed to beat Brighton in their midweek fixture, but their poor performances on the pitch have been followed by rumours of disharmony in the dressing room. Meanwhile, Leeds have struggled to build on their impressive return to the Premier League last season and could face a relegation battle if their form does not improve.Joe and Ali also discuss Leicester’s clash with Wolves, with both teams competing for a place in European competition next season. Wolves look to be a revitalised side under Bruno Lage, while Brendan Rodgers’ Leicester have endured a series of difficult results amid injury troubles and defensive woes.Finally, the pair give their verdict on who will finish in the top four this season and claim a coveted position in next season’s Champions League. Tune in to find out who they pick…
18/02/2230m 39s

Premier League Review: Title race reborn? | ‘Spineless’ Man Utd | Spurs implode as Wolves bare teeth | Newcastle escape gathers pace

In the latest Essential Football Podcast, host Alice Piper is joined by Sky Sports features writer Nick Wright and senior football journalist Oliver Yew to discuss Liverpool's title challenge, Spurs' latest error-strewn performance and Newcastle's resurgence PART ONE | After Liverpool make it six wins in a row in all competitions to move back to within nine points of leaders Manchester City, we assess the Reds' title aspirations and explore where Pep Guardiola's side could lose points to hand Jurgen Klopp's men a possible advantage PART TWO | The door is wide open in the top-four battle after Manchester United and West Ham drop points, while Tottenham's ragged display against Wolves leaves a lot to be desired and their Champions League chances flailing. So, who could bag that all-important fourth spot? PART THREE | And after the bottom three sides all lose to allow Newcastle to pull clear of the drop zone, is the relegation picture any clearer? We'll discuss how Burnley, Watford and Norwich can attempt to drag those around them into a battle at the bottom
14/02/2256m 2s

Super Sunday | Dawson rescues point late on for Hammers | Souness: ‘Draw is a fair result but West Ham were lucky with their goal’

Dave Jones hosts Super Sunday and is joined by Jamie Carragher, Micah Richards and Graeme Souness as they dissect the talking points from Leicester against West Ham which ended in a 2-2 draw. Souness said that the result was a fair outcome but couldn’t understand why Craig Dawson’s late equaliser was not ruled out whilst Richards felt it was not a clear and obvious error and therefore the correct decision was to award the goal. There is also reaction from Craig Dawson, Declan Rice as well as both Brendan Rodgers and David Moyes.
13/02/2241m 48s

SNF | Sterling hits hat-trick as City thump Norwich | Redknapp: ‘He is fundamental to City’ | Hinchliffe marvels at their consistency

Kelly Cates is joined by Jamie Redknapp, Chris Hughton and Andy Hinchcliffe as they analyse and discuss the talking points from Manchester City’s 4-0 win against Norwich City at Carrow Road. Redknapp feels that Raheem Sterling is ‘fundamental’ to City after ongoing rumours about his future at the champions whilst Hinchcliffe highlighted their consistency in performance and described it as ‘extraordinary’. There is also reaction from the hat-trick hero Sterling as well as Pep Guardiola and Dean Smith.
12/02/2248m 24s

Premier League Preview: Yet more Man Utd & Spurs issues, Arsenal on the up, pressure on Rodgers, Everton struggles and Newcastle resurgence

After a winter break of its own, The Essential Football Podcast returns as guest host Charlotte Marsh is joined by Sky Sports football features writer Adam Bate and digital football journalist Ron Walker to look back on the midweek action and ahead to another captivating round of Premier League games which could have ramifications at both ends of the table. PART ONE | With more rumours circulating around Old Trafford and two points dropped at Burnley, what's the state of affairs looking like in Manchester United's top-four chase? What's been behind the upturn in form for Southampton, their opponents on Saturday? We discuss Spurs' disappointing evening against the Saints in midweek, ask whether Wolves will stop them bouncing back, and decide who's best-placed in the race for the Champions League spots...PART TWO | How serious - and warranted - is the pressure on Brendan Rodgers at Leicester? How much can we read into West Ham, their next opponents, beating Watford on Tuesday night? What's changed the mood at Newcastle so quickly, and will Aston Villa - and perhaps Jacob Ramsey - bring it crashing back to earth this weekend?PART THREE | Frank Lampard takes charge of his first home Premier League game in charge of Everton this weekend, but is the pressure already on as Leeds visit Goodison Park? Are Manchester City really not the best in the world, as Pep Guardiola has said, and where do Norwich even begin to hope of taking any points off them at Carrow Road live on Saturday Night Football?
11/02/2248m 56s

Carragher and Neville's Transfer Special

As we approach the end of the January transfer window, Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville discuss their experiences of transfers during their playing career.
25/01/2226m 25s

Premier League Review: Is the title race back on? | Chelsea see off Tottenham for third time this month | Battle for survival intensifies

In the latest Essential Football Podcast, host Alice Piper is joined by Sky Sports News reporter Ben Ransom and Sky Sports Football features writer Adam Bates to digest a big weekend of action at both ends of the table, Sky Sports’ Charlotte Marsh offers her take on the Women’s Super League title race and Sky Sports News transfer reporter Lyall Thomas shares his insight on the state of play entering the final week of the transfer window. PART ONE | Given Chelsea’s recent league struggles but Carabao Cup progression it is fitting that their first league win since Boxing Day would come against Tottenham, as Thomas Tuchel’s side narrow the gap on leaders Manchester City while Antonio Conte’s Spurs are dealt a blow to their top-four ambitions. PART TWO | After Marcus Rashford scored a 93rd-minute winner for Manchester United against West Ham to leapfrog David Moyes' side into the top four, are we seeing Ralf Rangnick’s revolution take charge? PART THREE | The Women’s Super League serves up another weekend of drama as league leaders Arsenal rescue a late point against title rivals Manchester City, while United take advantage of Chelsea’s dropped points at Brighton.PART FOUR | In the fourth and final part, Lyall shares his insight into a potential sensational Premier League return for Christian Eriksen, as we preview an exciting final week of the January transfer window.
24/01/221h 8m

Super Sunday | Keane, Hasselbaink react to Chelsea's dominant display over Spurs

David Jones is joined by Roy Keane, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and Jamie Redknapp as they discuss Chelsea's 2-0 win over Tottenham, in which was their fourth meeting this season. Liverpool also won 3-1 against Crystal Palace on Super Sunday as the Reds and the Blues keep up the heat on Manchester City.
23/01/2252m 34s

SNF | Saints halt City's march | Guardiola full of praise for City performance | Souness and Richards praise Pep's psychology

Micah Richards and Graeme Souness join David Jones to discuss Southampton's 1-1 draw with Manchester City in the Premier League as Ralph Hasenhuttl's side ended Pep Guardiola's winning run at 12 games.
22/01/2242m 19s

FNF | Norwich grab crucial win against Watford | Carra: ‘I fear for Watford & Ranieri’ | Neville questions Hornets' chemistry

Dave Jones is joined by Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher who analyse and discuss Norwich City’s crucial 3-0 away win against relegation rivals Watford on Friday Night Football. There is also reaction from matchwinner Josh Sargent as well as both managers, Dean Smith and Claudio Ranieri.
22/01/2230m 53s

Premier League Preview: Conte’s Spurs to crack Chelsea code? Man Utd momentum? Watford-Norwich six-pointer

The Essential Football Podcast returns as host Alice Piper is joined by Charlotte Marsh and Ben Grounds to preview another captivating round of Premier League games which could have ramifications at both ends of the table. PART ONE | After their dramatic, late victory at Leicester, the panel assess whether Antonio Conte’s Tottenham can crack the Stamford Bridge code and haul Chelsea back into the wide open race for the top fourPART TWO | Cristiano Ronaldo’s tantrum stole the headlines but having bounced back at Brentford have Ralf Rangnick and Man Utd built enough momentum to capitalise on the West Ham fragilities exposed by Leeds and boost their top-four chances? Plus: with an 11-point lead at the summit, can champions Man City afford to take their foot of the gas at Southampton? PART THREE | An archetypal relegation six-pointer kicks off the Premier League weekend as Watford host Norwich on Friday – but which club is best placed to seize the initiative? Plus: tasked with steadying the ship for the second time in three years, can Duncan Ferguson galvanise Everton ahead of the visit of Steven Gerrard’s Aston Villa?
20/01/2251m 25s

Premier League Review: What next for Everton? | Man Utd's issues remain | Who are the contenders in the race for promotion?

In the latest Essential Football Podcast, host Alice Piper is joined by Ben Ransom, Nick Wright and Ron Walker to discuss another eventful weekend of Premier League football, while Simeon Gholam gives his analysis on the race to win promotion from the Championship.PART ONE | Fresh from covering the news of Rafael Benitez's sacking at Everton, Sky Sports News reporter Ben Ransom brings us all the latest developments from Goodison Park. What went wrong for Benitez at Everton and what could be next for the Merseyside club?PART TWO | Sky Sports football features writer Nick Wright and Sky Sports football writer Ron Walker talk through the other big talking points from the weekend. Manchester United's issues remain after letting a two-goal lead slip at Aston Villa. The pair also give their views on the relegation battle after Norwich's win against Everton and Newcastle's draw with Watford, plus Man City's win against Chelsea and the postponements in the Premier league that are causing plenty of debate.PART THREE | Finally, Alice is joined by Sky Sports EFL Editor Simeon Gholam to take a closer look at the race to reach the Premier League from the Championship. Who are the contenders and how is their form looking as we approach the business end of the season? Simeon gives his verdict...
17/01/221h 1m

Super Sunday | Richards, Keane & Souness analyse Leeds’ thrilling win at West Ham

Dave Jones is joined by Micah Richards, Robbie Keane and Graeme Souness as they analyse Leeds’ thrilling 3-2 win away at West Ham on Super Sunday. There is also reaction from David Moyes, Marcelo Bielsa and hat-trick hero Jack Harrison.
16/01/2230m 1s

Keane and Redknapp discuss another poor Man Utd result and whether Benitez has a future at Everton

Jamie Redknapp and Roy Keane are looking back on Saturday's 2-2 draw between Aston Villa and Man Utd, with the Reds taking a 2-0 lead. They also reflect on Benitez's future at Everton and whether their loss to Norwich has added even more pressure.
15/01/2242m 55s

FNF: Brighton nick late equaliser against bitter rivals Palace

David Jones is joined by Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher to look back on Brighton's entertaining 1-1 draw against Crystal Palace, a match that saw VAR penalty checks, an inspired goalkeeping performance from Jack Butland and late goals.
14/01/2222m 6s

Premier League Preview: Will Spurs or Arsenal win north London derby? | Chelsea’s last chance at Man City | Bowen’s brilliance at West Ham

In the latest Essential Football Podcast, host Alice Piper is joined by Nick Wright, Charlotte Marsh, and Peter Smith to preview this weekend’s Premier League action. Plus we hear from Sky Sports pundit Alan Smith ahead of the north London derby. PART ONE | Alan Smith delivers his north London derby verdict ahead of Arsenal’s trip to Tottenham and explains why the midfield battle will be key after the Gunners’ tiring battle with 10 men at Liverpool on Thursday. PART TWO | It’s first vs second in the Premier League on Saturday when Manchester City host Chelsea. Is this the London club’s last chance to stay in touch with leaders City? And could a win for Thomas Tuchel’s side open the door for Liverpool, too? Plus we look ahead to Philippe Coutinho’s Aston Villa debut, with Steven Gerrard’s men facing an out-of-sorts Man Utd for the second time in a week. PART THREE | Jarrod Bowen is in fine form and we take a look at the numbers behind his recent purple patch and discuss how it is driving West Ham back into the top-four race after their dip in December. Ahead of their match with Leeds we also examine how injuries have made life tough for Marcelo Bielsa this season. And finally, will Brighton or Crystal Palace come out on top in their rivalry showdown on Friday night?
14/01/221h 7m

Man Utd lose late on to Wolves and Ince slams 'soft' Utd players

David Jones is joined by Jamie Redknapp and Paul Ince as they reflect on Wolves' historic win at Old Trafford as they defeated Manchester United 1-0, thanks to a goal from Joao Moutinho.
03/01/2243m 2s

Premier League Review: Chelsea-Liverpool delights - but City the real winners | Arsenal progress clear in defeat | New year, same Everton

In the first Essential Football Podcast of 2022, host Alice Piper is joined by Nick Wright and Richard Morgan to dissect an action-packed New Year’s round of Premier League fixtures which delivered, goals, drama, and may just have determined the destination of the title. PART ONE | Has Chelsea 2-2 Liverpool stolen the game of the season title? Has the Premier League seen a better goal than Mateo Kovacic’s volley this season? Why Thomas Tuchel had no choice but to discipline Romelu Lukaku for his inflammatory interview. Plus, why Man City were the real winners at Stamford Bridge PART TWO | Manchester City may not have been at their best at the Emirates but showed exactly why they are champions as Rodri’s dramatic late winner sealed an 11th-straight league win. The panel analyse exactly how City have emerged through a hectic festive period so far in front, and the unlikely series of events needed to deny them the title PART THREE | Arsenal’s valiant defeat against Man City shows just how far the Gunners have come under Mikel Arteta; Antonio Conte continues to install steel at Spurs; West Ham underline top-four credentials; New Year, same old problems at Everton; Plus big wins for Brentford and Leeds United
03/01/2248m 42s

Super Sunday: Souness, Carra and Hasselbaink reflect on thriller at Stamford Bridge and whether there is a future for Lukaku at Chelsea

Graeme Souness, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and Jamie Carragher join David Jones in the Super Sunday studio to reflect on a thriller match at Stamford Bridge between Chelsea and Liverpool. They debate whether Sadio Mane should have seen red for a challenge on Cesar Azpilicueta in the first few seconds of the match and also debate if Romelu Lukaku has a future at Chelsea.
02/01/2254m 7s

SNF: Carney and Pardew reflect on Lanzini's wonder goal as Hammers avoid late Palace fightback to move to within a point of fourth

Kelly Cates is joined in the SNF studio by Karen Carney and Alan Pardew as West Ham started 2022 firmly in the top-four race as first-half goals gave them a 3-2 win at Crystal Palace in the Premier League, despite a late rally from the hosts.
01/01/2219m 19s

MNF: Neville slams 'whingers' Bruno Fernandes and Cristiano Ronaldo after Man Utd draw and Carra and Nev's mid season predictions

Gary Neville criticised Bruno Fernandes and Cristiano Ronaldo for negative body language once again during the 1-1 draw with Newcastle at St James' Park while Jamie Carragher and Neville gave their half season predictions.
27/12/211h 24m

Redknapp hails lethal Lukaku in Blues win and Brighton end 12-game winless run

Kelly Cates is joined by Jamie Redknapp and Karen Carney as they discuss Chelsea's 3-1 win over Aston Villa, featuring a superb performance from Romelu Lukaku as he come off the bench. The panel also reflect on Brighton ending their 12-game winless run as they defeated Brentford 2-0 at the Amex Stadium.
26/12/2130m 6s

Off Script: Jamie Carragher and the art of punditry

Throughout his 17-year career at Liverpool, Jamie Carragher was an authoritative leader who never shied away from speaking his mind.Those qualities have helped lay the foundations for his transition into punditry, a job many ex-players try their hand at, but one few master.From delivering an iconic soundbite at the precise moment on the gantry, to having your finger on the pulse and setting the agenda in the studio, the life of a pundit involves balancing the unpredictable emotions of football with meticulous preparation.In this edition of Off Script, Jack Wilkinson gets Carragher to reveal the secrets which have helped his become one of the country’s most-eminent pundits – and ahead of the competition…
24/12/2110m 22s

Premier League Review: Spurs 2-2 Liverpool - the game of the season? | Are Chelsea out of title race? | Vibrant Arsenal & Martinelli shine

In the latest Essential Football Podcast, host Alice Piper is joined by Ben Ransom and Gerard Brand to discuss an eventful weekend of Premier League football, despite only four games taking place. PART ONE | Was Spurs 2-2 Liverpool the game of the season? Why Liverpool's weaknesses make for an outstanding spectacle, plus analysis of Man City's 4-0 win over Newcastle and another slip up for Chelsea PART TWO | Arsenal shine again at Leeds, but do they really need a new striker given Gabriel Martinelli's form? Are Leeds in trouble? And would football really benefit from a Covid circuit-break?
20/12/2153m 45s

Jurgen Klopp: Harry Kane tackle on Andrew Robertson 100 per cent red card | What is Paul Tierney's problem with me?

Jermain Defoe, Jamie Redknapp and Jamie Carragher join David Jones in the Super Sunday studio to reflect on an action-packed Super Sunday. Jurgen Klopp and the Sky Sports pundits were left perplexed after Harry Kane's tackle was not upgraded to a red card before a later challenge saw Andrew Robertson sent off in Liverpool's 2-2 draw at Tottenham.16.30 - Newcastle v Man City post match analysis21.30 - Tottenham v Liverpool post match analysis
19/12/211h 11m

Souness critical of Bielsa's approach; Arteta and Bielsa respond to alleged racist abuse aimed at the Arsenal bench from a Leeds supporter

Kelly Cates is joined by Graeme Souness and Jermaine Beckford to analyse Arsenal's resounding win over an injury-hit Leeds which saw Gabriel Martinelli score in a second successive Premier League game.
18/12/2145m 15s

Premier League Preview – Spurs' tricky preparation for Liverpool | Arsenal’s top-four chances | Man City on the charge

On this week’s show we hear from former Tottenham defender Michael Dawson, and Peter Smith is joined by Sky Sports football journalists Gerard Brand, Ben Grounds and Adam Bate to look ahead to the Premier League weekend. PART 1 | After a series of postponements, Tottenham return to the field against a flying Liverpool side on Sunday. Just how hard is that as a player? Michael Dawson tells Sky's Kate Burlaga about the challenge facing Antonio Conte’s men.PART 2 | Arsenal had a good midweek, moving fourth in the Premier League table with a win over West Ham. Can they stay there? Gerard Brand discusses their prospects. Plus, Ben Grounds tells us about his sitdown with Marcelo Bielsa in the wake of Leeds’ awful 7-0 defeat at the hands of Man City. PART 3 | Indeed, Pep Guardiola’s side are on the title charge, with seven wins in a row. Adam Bate explains how the manager’s way of playing allows City to go on such devastating winning streaks – and, at the other end of the table, what their opponents this weekend, Newcastle, must do to stay up.
17/12/2146m 51s

Premier League review: Will Man City, Liverpool pull away? Is Man Utd's bounce over already and what now for Auba?

Alice Piper is joined by Sky Sports Digital Football Journalist Ron Walker and stat-guru Data Editor Adam Smith to review the weekend's Premier League action and look forward to a busy midweek in the top flight.PART 1 | In a tale of three penalties, the panel consider whether it's Manchester City's title to lose after a sixth straight league win, and whether old foes Manchester United's new manager bounce is already over after an underwhelming win at Norwich. Plus the Premier League's handball rule gets a grilling, and following on from the final-day F1 drama the team come up with their best last-minute rule changes for the Premier League...PART 2 | Steven Gerrard's emotional Anfield return ended in defeat, but did his former club Liverpool show their title credentials in grinding out another 1-0 win? In spite of a late victory over Leeds, did Chelsea showcase their issues at the back again - and how worried should they be? Plus on another bad day for Rafa Benitez the panel analyse what's going wrong at Everton, and assess another stellar performance from Crystal Palace's Conor Gallagher.PART 3 | Is this the end for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's captaincy after another Arsenal indiscretion? Adam Smith makes the case for being patient with the young Gunners, while the team ask whether there's any time to wait for Newcastle after another bad result at Leicester. Plus: The midweek preview with big games on the cards for Burnley, West Ham and Watford.
13/12/2148m 45s

Pardew and Souness praise rising star Connor Gallagher following his wondergoal against Everton.

David Jones is joined by Alan Pardew and Graeme Souness to discuss Everton's 3-1 defeat to Crystal Palace on Super Sunday.
12/12/2125m 44s

Norwich denied by in-form De Gea as Ronaldo penalty maintains Rangnick's perfect Premier League start

Jamie Redknapp, Dion Dublin and Gary Neville discuss Manchester United's narrow 1-0 win over Norwich in the Premier League. Only a man-of-the-match performance from David De Gea and a penalty from Cristiano Ronaldo kept Ralf Rangnick's perfect Premier League record intact.
11/12/2144m 44s

Carra: ‘No PL defence worse than Watford’ | Brentford 2-1 Watford

Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville join Kelly Cates to look back on an eventful Friday Night Football as Brentford came from a goal down to beat Watford 2-1.
10/12/2129m 58s

Premier League Preview – Rangnick’s impact at Man Utd | Newcastle aiming to double up | Chelsea’s dip

Alice Piper is joined by Sky Sports football journalists Ron Walker, Charlotte Marsh and Ben Grounds to look ahead to the Premier League weekend. PART 1 | Ralf Rangnick’s start at Manchester United goes under the microscope ahead of their trip to Norwich. Plus, Steven Gerrard goes back to Anfield for the first time as a manager, when Aston Villa face Liverpool. We look at his start in the Midlands and that romantic return.PART 2 | Leicester host Newcastle on Sunday, with Eddie Howe looking to land back-to-back wins for the Magpies. We assess their chances of doing that. Plus, after Everton’s last-gasp win over Arsenal, we build up to their Super Sunday clash with Crystal Palace and debate what Rafa Benitez must do to build on that victory. PART 3 | We preview the Friday Night Football clash between Brentford and Watford, which starts a pivotal run of games for Claudio Ranieri’s side, and also take a look at Chelsea’s recent drop in form.
09/12/2145m 22s

MNF: Germany's growing grip on the Premier League, football's fan-led review, Rangnick's first game in charge and Everton leave it late!

Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville discuss Everton's struggles under Rafa Benitez, Germany's growing influence on the Premier League as Ralf Rangnick wins his first game in charge of Manchester United, the title race as Chelsea lose ground after defeat to West Ham and analysis of the Toffees' late win against Arsenal as Demarai Gray strikes in injury time to claim all three points at Goodison Park.
06/12/211h 19m

Premier League Review – Chelsea, Liverpool, and Man City’s ever-evolving title race | PL predictions | Ralf Rangnick’s revolution under way

Alice Piper is joined by Sky Sports’ senior journalists Peter Smith and Richard Morgan, and digital journalist Jack Wilkinson, to dissect another eventful round of Premier League action.PART 1 | After Chelsea let a two-goal lead slip at the West Ham, the panel assess how injuries and mistakes are just starting to catch up with Thomas Tuchel’s side, while sparing a word for the superb job David Moyes’ continues to do with his top-four chasing Hammers. PART 2 | Defeat at the London Stadium left the door open to Chelsea’s title rivals, and by the time Saturdays was over, the former league leaders were down in third. After his winner at Molineux, Richard Morgan analyses the impact cult hero Divock Origi has had throughout his spell at Liverpool, before Peter Smith casts his eye over another Bernardo Silva-inspired for champions Man City.PART 3 | Sunday saw the dawn of a new era at Man Utd as Ralf Rangnick claimed his first victory at interim boss against Crystal Palace. Jack Wilkinson explains why there were early signs of encouragement that the Old Trafford club may just be heading in the right direction.
06/12/2147m 52s

Villa go above Leicester with comeback win | Merse: ‘Villa were worthy winners’, Souness: ‘Leicester allowed themselves to be dominated’

Dave Jones is joined by Paul Merson and Graeme Souness in the Super Sunday studio as they analyse and discuss the talking points from Aston Villa’s comeback win against Leicester at Villa Park. Merson felt Aston Villa’s second half performance blew Leicester away whilst Souness said that Leicester allowed themselves to be dominated by the home side. There is also reaction from Steven Gerrard and Brendan Rodgers as well as matchwinner Ezri Konsa. Kasper Schmeichel and Jacob Ramsey also give their views about the controversial moment from the match which was the disallowed goal just before half time.
05/12/2131m 22s

Manchester City breeze past Ranieri's Watford taking them to the top of the Premier League table.

Jamie Redknapp and Micah Richards give their thoughts on Man City's 3-1 win over Watford and discuss what this means for this years' Premier League title race.
04/12/2145m 49s

Premier League Preview – Gerrard’s Villa impact assessed | Rafa’s problems at Everton | Brilliant Bernardo Silva

Peter Smith is joined by Sky Sports News Midlands reporter Rob Dorsett, features writer Nick Wright and football journalist Oliver Yew to look ahead to the Premier League weekend. PART 1 | Rob Dorsett discusses Steven Gerrard’s impact at Aston Villa, the club’s ambitious plans, and the reasons behind Leicester’s underwhelming start to the season. PART 2 | Nick Wright assesses the problems facing Rafa Benitez at Everton and what Mikel Arteta must do to get a misfiring Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang back in form.PART 3 | Oliver Yew reflects on Bernardo Silva’s brilliant performances for Manchester City, the strength in depth at Pep Guardiola’s disposal, and whether there’s a chance of an upset at Watford.
03/12/2147m 49s

Premier League Review: Was Carrick right to drop Ronaldo? Pressure on Rafa ahead of derby, Howe's problems and title tips

On the latest Essential Football Podcast Alice Piper is joined by Sky Sports football writers Gerard Brand and Ben Grounds to look back on another big weekend at both ends of the Premier League table after Chelsea's lead slipped following a 1-1 draw with Man Utd at Stamford Bridge.PART 1 | Was Michael Carrick right to opt against starting Cristiano Ronaldo - and should United have signed him at all? United's interim-to-the-interim manager's tactics are assessed ahead of Ralf Rangnick's arrival, questions raised over Chelsea's attacking prowess, while will Arsenal fancy facing this United side next given their own form?PART 2 | Where does another bad result at Brentford leave Everton boss Rafa Benitez ahead of the Merseyside derby in midweek? Do Liverpool have anything to fear? And the curious case of Marcelo Bielsa and Kalvin Phillips...PART 3 | Newcastle show Eddie Howe the scale of the task ahead of him with a six-pointer against Norwich next up, Aston Villa grind their way to victory again - and with two points separating the top three, who's going to win the Premier League?
29/11/211h 6m

Keane & Carragher get heated over why Man Utd re-signed Ronaldo, while cautious Utd frustrate Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

David Jones is joined in the studio by Roy Keane, Jamie Carragher and Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink to analyse a dramatic draw between Chelsea and Manchester Utd at Stamford Bridge.
28/11/2146m 15s

Redknapp, Beckford reflect on Brighton Leeds stalemate

Kelly Cates is joined by Jamie Redknapp and Jermaine Beckford as they discuss Brighton's 0-0 draw with Leeds at the Amex Stadium.
27/11/2121m 59s

Premier League Preview – Expect a 'whirlwind' impact from Rangnick at Man Utd | His objectives | Plus: Brighton, Brentford analysis

Peter Smith is joined by Sky Sports pundit Alan Smith, and football journalist Simeon Gholam to look ahead to the Premier League weekend. PART 1 | Alan Smith discusses Ralf Rangnick’s appointment as Man Utd interim boss, what he will bring to the club, and how he could help their young players kick on. Is he paving the way for Mauricio Pochettino? Alan assesses Rangnick’s consultancy role, which is planned to start next summer, too. PART 2 | Simeon Gholam breaks down Brighton’s mixed start to the campaign and what they need to do to get back to winning ways against Leeds. PART 3 | Simeon – our EFL Editor – also looks at newly-promoted Brentford, who have also had a good start followed by a frustrating period, ahead of their Super Sunday clash with Everton.
25/11/2135m 51s

Manchester United special - Ole’s demise and who next? Plus Conte, Howe, Smith, Gerrard and more

In a special edition of the Essential Football Podcast after a seismic 48 hours in the Premier League, Alice Piper is joined by Sky Sports News’ north-west reporter Ben Ransom, plus Sky Sports features editor Pete Smith and writer Nick Wright to reflect - and look forward - on events at Manchester United as well as the rest of the division. PART 1 | Was the writing on the wall for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer? What went wrong, what problems remain at Old Trafford and are they in a better position than when he came in? Did Cristiano Ronaldo prove a kiss of death after all?PART 2 | Who should replace Solskjaer in the hotseat? The runners and riders are discussed, and questions asked about the club’s plans to introduce an ‘interim’ interim manager to follow Michael Carrick until the end of the season.PART 3 | Senior football journalist Gerard Brand joins the team to discuss Tottenham’s turnaround against Leeds and Antonio Conte’s passion, Steven Gerrard’s winning start at Aston Villa plus the first glimpse of Norwich and Newcastle under new management - and Manchester City ‘going under the radar’ despite another fine win over Everton.
22/11/211h 2m

Neville targets Poch for next United manager but the Super Sunday pundits tip Keane & Neville for the job!!

The Super Sunday team analyse all the days action. Plus, Gary Neville thinks Mauricio Pochettino is the ideal candidate to be the Manchester United manager. And Robbie Keane feels Man City need a clinical striker to take them to the next level and highlighted Erling Haaland as the ideal forward for them.
21/11/211h 15m

Solskjaer future undecided after Watford thrashing and Klopp-Arteta altercation sparks brutal Liverpool demolition of Arsenal

After their 4-1 loss to Watford, Jamie Carragher is sure that Manchester United will be looking for a new manager soon, but calls some of the players’ displays this season 'scandalous'. And the Saturday Night football team look at Liverpool's 4-0 demolition of Arsenal during which Jurgen Klopp and Mikel Arteta nearly came to blows.
20/11/2142m 28s

Premier League Preview – Graeme Souness on ‘angry’ Liverpool’s point to prove | Delph’s impressive return | Kane’s confidence boost

Premier League Preview – Souness on ‘angry’ Liverpool’s point to prove vs Arsenal | Delph’s impressive return |Kane’s confidence boostPeter Smith is joined by Sky Sports pundit Graeme Souness, and football writers Oliver Yew and Ben Grounds to look ahead to the Premier League weekend. PART 1 | How will Liverpool respond after their first defeat of the season? Graeme Souness explains why they’ll be ‘full throttle’ against an Arsenal side who, he feels, are still a long way off, despite their recent unbeaten run PART 2 | Oliver Yew and Ben Grounds look at the contrasting impacts of Jack Grealish and Gabriel Jesus this season, and discuss Fabien Delph’s surprise return to form with Everton, ahead of his side’s trip to a club he won two Premier League titles withPART 3 | Harry Kane scored seven goals in two games during the international break but will that translate to the Premier League? We talk Tottenham ahead of Antonio Conte’s first home league game in charge, and explain the reasons behind Leeds’ slow start.
18/11/2151m 24s

Women’s Football Weekend Review – Miedema magic, Man City under pressure and can Jean-Luc Vasseur mould a talented Everton squad?

Charlotte Marsh is joined by Sky Sports’ lead WSL commentator Seb Hutchinson, co-commentator and former England goalkeeper Siobhan Chamberlain and Sky Sports News’ Anton Toloui to look back on a busy Women’s Football Weekend. PART 1 | Will Tottenham or Arsenal be happy with a North London derby point? Arsenal’s Vivianne Miedema continues to show her class. Plus just what has been going wrong for Man City this season after another WSL defeat, as Chelsea close the gap on Arsenal. PART 2 | Siobhan gives an insight into Everton’s equaliser from a player and goalkeeper perspective, and can Jean-Luc Vasseur mould his talented squad? Reading hit back for a draw at West Ham, Birmingham and Leicester struggle again. PART 3 | The success of Women’s Football Weekend and the joys of the WSL. Plus Anton give us a transfer update and a rundown of the top five summer signings this season.
15/11/211h 10m

Women's Football Weekend Preview: Special guests Lucy Bronze, Gilly Flaherty and Sophie Haywood preview a huge WSL weekend

On a special Women's Football Weekend edition of the Essential Football Podcast, digital football journalist Charlotte Marsh and Sky Sports WSL presenter Caroline Barker are joined by a trio of great guests to preview the weekend's action.In Part 1, Ballon D'Or runner-up Lucy Bronze gives some unique insight into Everton's new manager Jean-Luc Vasseur and looks forward to their televised clash with Man Utd this weekend, while explaining why Man City's season has got off to a rocky start ahead of their game with champions Chelsea.In part 2, Gilly Flaherty ponders why Tottenham have started the season so well and whether Arsenal can go unbeaten with a north London derby on the way this weekend, and looks forward to her West Ham side taking on Reading on the back of their own solid start.In part 3, Sophie Haywood explains how Aston Villa have kicked on from last season ahead of their second-city derby with Birmingham, and looks at why Leicester have found the jump to the top flight tough as they face Hope Powell's in-form Brighton side.
11/11/2156m 56s

Off Script: Inside Liverpool's transfers with Jamie Carragher

As Off Script returns, Jamie Carragher takes a deep dive into Liverpool's transfer during his time at the club. After falling just short of the Premier League title on two occasions during his 17 years at Anfield, could the recruitment have been improved? Which player arrivals brought the most - and least! - excitement in the dressing room? And what issues do Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool have to navigate in the transfer market with the current crop of players?
10/11/218m 5s

Premier League review: West Ham for the top four? What now for Man Utd? Plus the season so far awards…

Alice Piper is joined by senior football journalist Gerard Brand, Sky Sports features writer Nick Wright and digital football journalist Ron Walker to discuss the weekend's Premier League action - and Monday's fallout. PART 1 | West Ham stun Liverpool to continue their remarkable start to the season. Can David Moyes’ side finish in the top four this season? Can they mount a serious Premier League title challenge? Plus, Liverpool’s slip up in east London and Arsenal’s rise continues. PART 2 | The pressure continues to increase on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Manchester United following their Manchester derby defeat to Manchester City. What’s next for Solskjaer and Man Utd? The axe has already wielded on Daniel Farke at Norwich and Dean Smith at Aston Villa? We discuss the next moves of both clubs… PART 3 | And finally, we put our panel to test in our Essential Football podcast awards. With over a quarter of the season gone, who has been the player of the season so far? Who is the signing of the season? Who will win the Premier League title? The panel give the verdicts on those questions and much more…
08/11/211h 11m

West Ham overpower Liverpool to move third, Arsenal win controversial Watford clash and Dean Smith sacked by Villa

Jamie Carragher, Jamie Redknapp and former Arsenal and West Ham midfielder Jack Wilshere discuss West Ham's thrilling win over Liverpool at the London Stadium, plus hear from both David Moyes and Jurgen Klopp. Arsenal score a controversial goal against Watford in the 1-0 win at the Emirates Stadium and reaction to Dean Smith's sacking by Aston Villa.
07/11/2150m 0s

City dominate Manchester derby to pile more misery on Solskjaer

Kelly Cates is joined by Roy Keane, Micah Richards, Graeme Souness and Gary Neville to discuss Manchester City’s 2-0 win over rivals United at Old Trafford, a match City could have won by a much greater margin.
06/11/2152m 49s

Southampton put more pressure on Dean Smith and his Aston Villa side

David Jones is joined by Paul Merson and Jamie Redknapp to discuss Friday night's Premier League result; Southampton's 1-0 win against Aston Villa.
05/11/2127m 4s

Manchester derby preview: Man Utd’s injury problems at the back | Must-win for Man City? | Big match prediction

Peter Smith is joined by Sky Sports football journalists Richard Morgan and Ben Grounds to discuss the huge Saturday lunchtime showdown between Manchester United and Manchester City at Old Trafford. PART 1 | How are the two rivals shaping up for the big clash? We weigh up how Man Utd’s injury concerns in defence could affect their approach, while we ask whether Jack Grealish is living up to his big price tag and the reasons behind some inconsistent form from the defending champions. Is this match now a must-win for them with Chelsea pulling clear at the top of the Premier League?PART 2 | Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has a winning record against Pep Guardiola so what’s the secret to his success in this rivalry? And how will the clash go on Saturday? We make our big match predictions!
04/11/2131m 1s

MNF: Carra thinks 'Nuno at Spurs never felt right', Calvert-Lewin talks career and recovery & Wolves hold on as Everton lose again

Dave Jones is joined by Jamie Carragher and Dominic Calvert-Lewin in the MNF studio to discuss all the talking points from the latest Premier League weekend including, Wolves’ 2-1 win over Everton, Jamie's thoughts on Nuno's exit from Spurs, Man United back to winning ways and Calvert-Lewin talks about his career and return to football.
01/11/2156m 47s

Premier League review: Nuno out! Conte in? Have United papered over the cracks? Smith's Villa problems and more

Alice Piper is joined by Sky Sports News reporter Ben Ransom, Sky Sports features writer Nick Wright and digital football journalist Charlotte Marsh to discuss the weekend's Premier League action - and Monday's fallout. PART 1 | Were Spurs right to sack Nuno Espirito Santo? Where did it go wrong in four short months? How do Manchester United build after beating them, and can Jadon Sancho fit in? Plus Man City's blip, and more good signs for Crystal Palace. PART 2 | How much is the pressure rising on Dean Smith after Aston Villa's four defeats on the spin? How good is Declan Rice, and the job David Moyes is doing at West Ham? PART 3 | What has Aaron Ramsdale brought to Arsenal to shake off his critics - and theirs? Should winless Norwich stick or twist after another disappointing result against Leeds? And can Marcelo Bielsa's side finally build themselves?
01/11/2151m 57s

West Ham sweep aside 10-man Aston Villa to pile on pressure

Dave Jones is joined by Jamie Redknapp and Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink to analyse and discuss the talking points from West Ham's emphatic 4-1 win away to Aston Villa which heaps more pressure on the Villains. There is also reaction from both Dean Smith and David Moyes as well as goalscorers Declan Rice and Ben Johnson.
31/10/2135m 36s

Premier League Preview: Redknapp's Tottenham vs Man Utd verdict | Will West Ham's rise continue? | Problems for Norwich, Everton

Pete Smith is joined by Jamie Redknapp, Oliver Yew and Simeon Gholam to preview another bumper weekend of Premier League action.PART 1 | Jamie Redknapp previews the Saturday Night Football clash between Tottenham and Manchester United. Will United bounce back from their humiliating 5-0 defeat to Liverpool last weekend? PART 2 | Pete Smith is joined by Oliver Yew and Simeon Gholam to look ahead to Aston Villa vs West Ham on Super Sunday. West Ham's season continues to get better and better after their Carabao Cup victory against Man City. Will that good run continue at Villa Park? PART 3 | Norwich vs Leeds on Super Sunday and Wolves vs Everton on Monday Night Football: Pressure building on Daniel Farke, Rafael Benitez looking for solutions.
28/10/2150m 12s

Premier League Review: Where next for Ole and Man Utd? Will Salah stay or go? Is Rafa's 'honeymoon' over?

Alice Piper is joined by Sky Sports features editor Peter Smith and senior football journalist Gerard Brand to discuss the weekend's Premier League action. PART 1 | Where now for Manchester United, and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer? Will 'best player in thew world' Mo Salah stay at Liverpool? PART 2 | What does Everton's capitulation against Watford mean for Rafa Benitez's start on Merseyside? Has the Tinkerman given Watford new hope? And the changing of the guard as West Ham see off Spurs... PART 3 | Where did it all go right for Arsenal, and wrong for Aston Villa? Phil Foden, Man City and Bernardo Silva discussed, plus Newcastle, Burnley, Chelsea, Norwich, and Youri Tielemans' right foot.
25/10/211h 5m

Liverpool thrash shambolic Man Utd to pile pressure on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Gary Neville, Jamie Carragher, Graeme Souness and Jermain Defoe discuss Manchester United's shambolic display in the 5-0 defeat to Liverpool at Old Trafford and question what next for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Plus, hear from United captain Harry Maguire, Liverpool's hat-trick hero Mo Salah and both managers!
24/10/211h 7m

Foden at the double as Man City blitz Brighton

Reaction and analysis from the Amex as Manchester City moved up to second in the Premier League after a first-half blitz set the tone for a 4-1 win over Brighton.
23/10/2144m 33s

Premier League Preview: Carra's big Man Utd vs Liverpool preview | Does Dele Alli now need a fresh start?

Pete Smith is joined by Jamie Carragher, Michael Bridge and Oliver Yew to preview another bumper weekend of Premier League action. PART 1 | Jamie Carragher's big Manchester United vs Liverpool preview PART 2 | Michael Bridge on West Ham vs Spurs, and why Dele Alli my need a fresh start PART 3 | Arsenal vs Aston Villa on Friday Night Football and Brighton vs Man City on Saturday Night Football: City look devastating again, Cole Palmer focus
22/10/2146m 37s

MNF: Neville analyses Utd’s dismal display, Carra’s Newcastle verdict and Arsenal snatch a draw from Vieira’s Palace

Dave Jones is once again joined by Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher in the MNF studio to discuss all the talking points from the latest Premier League weekend including Manchester United’s defeat to Leicester in which Gary analyses in detail. Jamie gives his views on what is a realistic target for Newcastle this season despite their recent takeover. Analysis and reaction also comes from the Emirates as the former Gunners’ legend Patrick Vieira frustrates a lucky Arsenal.
18/10/211h 33m

Premier League Review: Does Ronaldo really improve Man Utd? Make or break few weeks for Solskjaer and Toon party spoiled

Alice Piper is joined by Ben Ransom and Gerard Brand to discuss the weekend's Premier League action. PART 1 | Does Cristiano Ronaldo really improve Man Utd? Make or break few weeks for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after defeat at Leicester PART 2 | Liverpool back to their best, Chelsea grab lucky win, and what's behind Bernardo Silva's upturn in form at Man City? PART 3 | Spurs spoil Newcastle's party: did the new owners miss a trick by not sacking Steve Bruce?
18/10/2158m 28s

Medical emergency halts game as Kane nets first PL goal of the season in Spurs win

Harry Kane scored his first Premier League goal of the season as Tottenham condemned Newcastle to a 3-2 defeat in their first game under new ownership. The future of Steve Bruce remains uncertain after the defeat and David Ginola, Kieron Dyer and Jamie Redknapp give their thoughts on what next for the club.The game came to a halt in the 40th minute, with Spurs leading 2-1, after referee Andre Marriner was alerted to the incident by players and supporters. Hear from Sergio Reguilon and Harry Kane who explain how the players first became aware of the emergency.
17/10/2144m 4s

Chelsea survive late onslaught to escape with win

Kelly Cates is joined by Gary Neville, Karen Carney and Marcus Gayle to look back on Chelsea's narrow 1-0 victory over local rivals Brentford.
16/10/2145m 25s

Premier League preview: Newcastle’s new era begins | Secrets to Brentford’s success | Next steps for Everton, West Ham

Peter Smith is joined by Sky Sports News reporter Keith Downie, as well as assistant news editor Lyall Thomas and football journalist Ron Walker to look ahead to the Premier League weekend…PART 1 | Keith Downie answers the key questions about the Newcastle takeover, from transfer spending and how the new owners intend to take the club forwards to issues around human rights in Saudi Arabia. PART 2 | Lyall Thomas and Ron Walker lift the lid on the story behind Brentford’s impressive start to their first Premier League season and the secrets behind their steady progress in recent years. PART 3 | As David Moyes prepares to take his current club to face his former club, we discuss the next steps for West Ham and Everton – and the impact Rafa Benitez has had at Goodison Park.
14/10/2150m 37s

Premier League Review: Liverpool-City serves up classic | Three-horse title race? | Brentford ripping up rulebook

As the Premier League pauses for the second international break of the season, Sky Sports features writer Nick Wright and football journalist Charlotte Marsh join Alice Piper to survey the scene in the top-flight after another fascinating round of fixtures…PART 1 | After the drama, goals, and controversy in Sunday’s breathless encounter between Liverpool and Man City, we’ll have all the fallout from Anfield and ask if there is a better player in world football currently than Mohamed Salah after his inspired performance and goal-of-the-season contender. PART 2 | With Man City and Liverpool’s draw ensuring Chelsea remained top of the pile heading into the international break, we assess the state of the Premier League title race and ask whether it is a three-horse race after Man Utd became the latest side to fall victim to Rafa Benitez’s Everton revolution.PART 3 | As the rulebook for newly-promoted sides continues to be ripped up, we try and identify the secrets of Brentford’s sensational start to life in the Premier League, before examining where it went wrong for Xisco Munoz at Watford, and why something special might be brewing at Crystal Palace.
04/10/2155m 54s

Keane, Richards and Carragher react to epic draw between Liverpool and Man City

Roy Keane, Micah Richards and Jamie Carragher join David Jones in the Super Sunday studio to look back on a thrilling match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield.
03/10/2147m 2s

Lacklustre Arsenal draw at Brighton

Kelly Cates is joined by Jack Wilshere and Glenn Murray as they discuss Brighton's dominant display against Arsenal but only managing a 0-0 draw.
02/10/2144m 48s

Premier League preview: Redknapp’s Liverpool vs Man City verdict | Will Arsenal build on derby win? | Leicester’s slow start

Peter Smith is joined by Sky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp, as well as football writers Gerard Brand and Simeon Gholam, to look ahead to the Premier League weekend…PART 1 | Jamie Redknapp explains why he thinks Liverpool will edge their big match-up with Man City at Anfield on Sunday. The Sky Sports pundit also discusses the rise of Curtis Jones and City’s threat in attack. PART 2 | We consider whether Arsenal are now in a position to build on their big derby day win over Tottenham when they go to Brighton. And what constitutes success for the Seagulls this season? PART 3 | There’s plenty of praise for Conor Gallagher as we discuss Crystal Palace’s improving form and the Chelsea loanee’s future, before we examine a slow start to the season from Leicester.
30/09/2141m 23s

Brighton steal late point at Palace, dissecting torrid Tottenham with Thierry Henry

David Jones is joined by Jamie Carragher and special guest Thierry Henry as they discuss all the weekend's Premier League action, as well as MNF's 1-1 draw between rivals Crystal Palace and Brighton.
27/09/211h 21m

Premier League Review: Man City’s statement at Chelsea | Man Utd and Liverpool falter | Arsenal ruthlessly expose Spurs’ frailties

Alice Piper is joined by Sky Sports features editor Peter Smith and football journalist Ron Walker to reflect on another enthralling round of Premier League action…PART 1 | As Manchester City, who were underdogs for the first time under Pep Guardiola, win at Chelsea, we assess whether the champions are still the team to beat and where Thomas Tuchel got it wrong.PART 2 | As Chelsea leave the door ajar, we assess a testing weekend for Manchester United and Liverpool as both title hopefuls fail to seize the advantage against Aston Villa and Brentford. PART 3 | Arsenal’s resounding North London derby victory drew an emphatic line under their testing start to the season but have the Gunners turned the corner, and what’s going on at Tottenham?
27/09/211h 6m

Neville, Adams, King and Souness analyse North London derby as Arsenal blitz woeful Spurs

Dave Jones is joined by Tony Adams, Ledley King, Graeme Souness and Gary Neville as they discuss and dissect the North London derby which saw Arsenal blitz a sorry Spurs during the first half. Mikel Arteta and Nuno Espirito Santo also give their reaction to where they feel the game was won and lost.
26/09/2151m 3s

Brentford hold Liverpool in a thrilling draw!

Brentford and Liverpool went back fourth in a thrilling 3-3 draw on Saturday Night Football.
25/09/2139m 25s

Premier League Preview: North London derby assessed | Chelsea vs Man City to reveal title favourite? | Liverpool’s encouraging start

Peter Smith is joined by Sky Sports pundit Alan Smith, as well as football writers Ben Grounds and Adam Bate, to look ahead to the Premier League weekend’s standout fixtures… PART 1 | Will a north London derby win be a launchpad for Arsenal or Tottenham? Former Gunner Alan Smith gives his verdict on the two teams and where the match will be won or lost on Sunday. PART 2 | We preview Man City’s trip to Chelsea on Saturday, where two title favourites collide, and reflect on the start made by another Premier League challenger in Liverpool, ahead of their game with Brentford. PART 3 | After an encouraging draw at Man City, will Southampton get off the mark against a goal-shy Wolves this weekend? And we look at what Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira has to do to land a breakthrough win over Brighton on MNF.
23/09/2146m 53s

Premier League Review: Ruthless Chelsea, Kane's tough start, De Gea's redemption, Liverpool's depth

Alice Piper is joined by Sky Sports football features editor Peter Smith and writer Nick Wright to discuss the big talking points from the weekend's action as Chelsea and Liverpool move joint top of the Premier League with 3-0 wins. PART 1 | Did Chelsea show their title credentials with their second-half performance at Tottenham? How did Lukaku contribute despite not scoring? And what’s happening with Harry Kane? PART 2 | How much was Manchester United’s win at West Ham down to David De Gea, and how much down to David Moyes’ unusual substitutions? How far are United away from hitting top gear? Are Arsenal on their way back after passing Burnley test? PART 3 | Are Brighton finally proving the virtue of patience under Graham Potter? Why have Leicester started so slowly? And who else has caught the eye this week?
20/09/2153m 56s

Lingard's late stunner sinks West Ham and Chelsea dominate Spurs in London derby

David Jones is joined by Micah Richards, Roy Keane and Graeme Souness as they discuss a dramatic and historical Super Sunday. Manchester United picked up a late win over West Ham after David de Gea's stoppage time penalty save and Chelsea looked dominant yet again after an impressive 3-0 away win at Tottenham Hotspur.
19/09/2147m 39s

Bailey stars as Villa brush Everton aside

Kelly Cates is joined by Leon Osman and Darren Bent as they analyse Aston Villa's 3-0 win over a much-changed Everton side.
18/09/2146m 14s

Saint-Maximin stars in thrilling draw between Newcastle and Leeds

Kelly Cates is joined by Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher as they discuss Newcastle and Leeds' pulsating 1-1 draw, where there were 38 attempts on goal between them with Allan Saint-Maximin the star of the show yet again.
17/09/2134m 49s

Premier League Preview: Michael Dawson on how Spurs should deal with Lukaku | Why Solskjaer is never more than 2 games from a Man Utd crisis

Michael Dawson, Gerard Brand and Ben Ransom join Alice Piper and Kate Burlaga in the latest Premier League weekend preview. PART 1 | Michael Dawson previews Spurs vs Chelsea - how should Tottenham deal with Romelu Lukaku? PART 2 | West Ham vs Man Utd preview - why Solskjaer is always on the edge; what is success for the Man Utd manager this season? PART 3 | Weekend preview round-up: Liverpool, Arsenal and Man City in Saturday 3pm action
17/09/2147m 57s

Playing for the Planet Episode 6 - Gary Neville: “These are the most dangerous issues in the world now - division & destroying the planet."

Like all the best albums from the 1990s, they leave you wanting more and they have a bonus track. In this extra episode, we focus on #GameZero - the first ever elite-level net zero carbon football match which will be live on Sky between Tottenham and Chelsea on Sunday September 19. Sky Sports presenter David Garrido speaks to pundit Gary Neville who is a big advocate for climate action and has always had a strong environmental focus, as well as director of football Gary Hughes who explains exactly how we're going to make this huge London derby net zero carbon. Neville also tells us how critical the climate crisis is, how powerful the world of football could be to pull the planet back from the brink, but find out where he might not actually be able to travel to by train... By David Garrido
15/09/2129m 50s

Playing for the Planet Episode 5 - Dale Vince: “Our fans have changed how they live – veggie, vegan, electric cars, solar panels…”

Time to be inspired. No doubt, Forest Green Rovers are THE greenest football club in the world. Endorsed as such by both FIFA and the United Nations, they are a true beacon for climate action. Sky Sports presenter David Garrido learns from chairman Dale Vince just how they got there, including only-vegan fare, electric charging points, solar panels, an organic pitch…and we find out what their latest 100% sustainable shirt is made out of. Vince also called out governing bodies to make a big impact, while head coach Rob Edwards tells us about his journey, how it’s changed his mindset, what new attitudes he and his team are adopting and how it’s benefitting their push for promotion to League 1. By David Garrido
14/09/2125m 43s

Neville and Carragher have the Messi v Ronaldo debate and an Andros Townsend stunner gives Rafa Benitez's Everton a win over Burnley

Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher discuss who the greatest player in world football is; Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo. Plus, do Liverpool have the best starting XI in the Premier League and Everton beat Burnley with help from a stunning goal by Andros Townsend.
14/09/211h 19m

Premier League Review: Ronaldo's sensational double, the Lukaku show and Liverpool's bright start

Alice Piper is joined by Sky Sports football writers Charlotte Marsh and Ron Walker to discuss the big talking points from the weekend's action as Premier League football returns after the international break.PART 1 | Ronaldo's second debut assessed, what did he change? Can he lead Man Utd to the title? Will Newcastle fans' protest against Steve Bruce change anything? (0:48)PART 2 | Is Romelu Lukaku the 'complete striker'? Are Chelsea showing their title credentials, and what does a first win - and goal - of the season do for Mikel Arteta? (16:58)PART 3 | What does Liverpool's bright start mean for their title challenge? Have Spurs hit a bump? And who's caught the eye in the opening weeks of the season? (32:17)
13/09/2147m 33s

Playing for the Planet Episode 4 - Sofie Junge Pedersen: “We will see more heart attacks in the future from the heat…”

Football is vulnerable to climate change, just as much as it was to Covid-19 which caused seasons to be suspended with no matches played for months. The dangers are different, but just as stark if not more so. In this episode, Sky Sports presenter David Garrido talks to PSG’s Arianna Criscione and Juventus player Sofie Junge Pedersen about how extreme weather can have such a huge impact and, at worst, put lives at risk on the football pitch. Criscione and Pedersen also come up with some creative solutions to help fight the climate crisis, as it’s clearly something where football has a big role to play. And find out which tournament they reckon should make its name as “climate-purposeful”… By David Garrido
13/09/2146m 23s

Super Sunday: Redknapp and Hasselbaink react to Liverpool's performance against Leeds as Elliott injury mars win.

David Jones is joined in the studio by Jamie Redknapp and Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink to discuss Liverpool's comfortable 3-0 win over Leeds which saw Mo Salah join the Premier League 100 club but was marred by a unfortunate injury to Liverpool's Harvey Elliott.
12/09/2141m 24s

SNF: Lukaku brace helps Chelsea to Villa win

Graeme Souness and Darren Bent discuss Chelsea 3-0 win over Aston Villa in the Premier League. Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel explains why he withdrew new signing Saul Niguez at half-time, Villa boss Dean Smith speaks about his disappointment with mistakes that his side made and Romelu Lukaku explains what it means to finally score at Stamford Bridge.
11/09/2141m 32s

Premier League Preview: Souness on Leeds vs Liverpool | Ronaldo’s return | Chelsea’s title hopes

Sky Sports pundit Graeme Souness joins the Essential Football Podcast as Alice Piper, Peter Smith and Richard Morgan discuss the big talking points ahead of the Premier League weekend.PART 1 | Souness’ verdict on Leeds vs Liverpool, Virgil van Dijk’s comeback, and Elland Road memories PART 2 | Chelsea’s title chances, what Saul Niguez brings to the team, and how international issues will affect Chelsea and Aston VillaPART 3 | What can we expect from Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to Manchester United? And is Gareth Southgate’s first choice England XI now set in stone?
10/09/2151m 3s

Playing for the Planet Episode 3 - Carlo Cudicini: “If Lionel or Cristiano are listening, we’d love to have them on board…”

After spending most of his career keeping strikers out, Carlo Cudicini is now reaching out to the planet’s two most talented footballers…and he’s after their kit! Sky Sports presenter David Garrido chats to the now-loan player technical coach at Chelsea who has his own organisation, Footballers4Change. Its objective is to collect the match-worn shirts and boots of players (and indeed their families’ clothes) to extend the lifecycle of those items and raise money for charity in the process. Cudicini gives us his views on fast fashion, and talks us through some of the gear donated by the likes of Gareth Southgate, Cesc Fabregas and Eden Hazard, including a very specific use for the Belgian’s size 6 trainers! By David Garrido
10/09/2139m 28s

Playing for the Planet Episode 2 - Chris Smalling: “Reducing red meat made my tendonitis go away…”

Going plant-based is one of the latest food revelations, and footballers in particular are discovering the benefits of cutting meat, dairy and fish from their diets. In this episode, Sky Sports presenter David Garrido speaks to 2 big advocates of veganism, AS Roma centre-back Chris Smalling and Arsenal defender Jen Beattie on how it has helped them improve as athletes, especially around injuries. It’s also informed their life viewpoint on sustainability and encouraged them to take up other climate-positive activities in order to protect the planet. And in this ep, a plan is hatched to get one of the biggest managers in world football to join them for a plant-based feast over at Chris’ place for the sequel… By David Garrido
09/09/2146m 23s

Playing for the Planet Episode 1 - Patrick Bamford: “Imagine being Leeds' No 9 in the PL, and having an iconic celebration…”

We start our series with Leeds United striker Patrick Bamford – it’s the first time that he has spoken at length on the topic of climate change. In this exclusive chat with Sky Sports presenter David Garrido, Bamford explains what his motives are for fighting against the climate emergency, just how he came up with the “Bolt for Planet” celebration, despite what Aston Villa fans thought he was saying with the gesture! The 28-year-old talks openly about making changes to his life to reduce his own carbon footprint, how it’s ok to be an imperfect environmentalist, how he tries to inspire the youth of tomorrow, and find out which rival striker has been such an inspiration for him to continue his impactful work. By David Garrido
08/09/2141m 3s

Premier League Review: How Ronaldo outcome will define Ole era; Who is to blame for Arsenal crisis? Plus: Chelsea show mettle

Alice Piper is joined by Peter Smith and Gerard Brand to run through the weekend's Premier League action after a memorable week on and off the pitch. PART 1 | Will Cristiano Ronaldo play every game for Man Utd? Win at Wolves analysed, and is midfield still a problem for Solskjaer? (01:15) PART 2 | Arsenal's wretched defending at City analysed; who is to blame for the latest crisis? What does Arteta need to show to keep his job? Do City even need a striker? (25:23) PART 3 | Are Chelsea's handball complaints justified? Blues' draw at Liverpool assessed, plus: Everton, Spurs and Conor Gallagher impress (41:16)
30/08/2157m 2s

Super Sunday: Souness - Pogba tackle a leg breaker, Keane assesses Ronaldo's transfer to Utd

David Jones is joined by Roy Keane, Graeme Souness and Robbie Keane to analyse Manchester Utd's controversial win over Wolves and discuss the potential impact of Ronaldo signing for the Red Devils.
29/08/2135m 26s

SNF: Resilient 10-man Chelsea draw at Liverpool after James red

Jamie Redknapp, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and Gary Neville discuss the 1-1 draw between Liverpool and Chelsea. Reece James was sent off for the Blues after appearing to handle the ball on the line in first-half stoppage time. Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta joins the panel to discuss the controversial incident. Plus, Neville discusses Manchester United's signing of Cristiano Ronaldo.
28/08/2142m 44s

Premier League Preview: Jamie Redknapp on Liverpool vs Chelsea and Harry Kane’s golf skills! | Plus: Man Utd on the brink of a record

Liverpool and Chelsea go head-to-head at Anfield live on Sky Sports on Saturday night and Jamie Redknapp joins Peter Smith on the Essential Football Podcast to preview the big clash between two Premier League title hopefuls. PART 1: It’s Virgil Van Dijk vs Romelu Lukaku at Anfield this weekend – but who will come out on top? Jamie Redknapp gives his verdict. Plus, the Sky Sports pundit reflects on Harry Kane staying at Spurs – and reveals what the striker is like on the golf course!PART 2: Sky Sports Football journalist Charlotte Marsh takes a look at a new role for Adama Traore for a Wolves side who have managed 42 shots but 0 goals in their first two Premier League games, and we dissect Man Utd’s remarkable run of results away from home. PART 3: We preview Leeds’ trip to Burnley and Data Editor Adam Smith names the statistically best-performing English players across Europe from the opening rounds – with several surprise names in the side!
26/08/2150m 49s

MNF: Antonio dances into the record books

David Jones is joined by Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher for the first Monday Night Football of the season where Michail Antonio scored twice to become West Ham's top PL goalscorer as they beat Leicester 4-1. Plus there's the usual analysis of the weekend's matches, and the pairs predictions for the season ahead.
23/08/2149m 41s

Premier League Review: Lukaku’s ‘dominant’ second coming; Arteta’s Arsenal already under pressure

The second weekend of the 2021/22 Premier League season will forever be remembered for the second coming of Romelu Lukaku at Chelsea. Alice Piper is joined by Nick Wright, Ron Walker and Oliver Yew to reflect on Lukaku’s emphatic second Chelsea debut at the Emirates Stadium, and what the display means for Thomas Tuchel’s title challengers, as well as Mikel Arteta’s winless Gunners…PART 1: Chelsea smashed their transfer record to bring Lukaku back to Stamford Bridge from Inter Milan but it already looks like money well spent after just one afternoon in north London. The panel examine Lukaku’s performance, how easily he adapted back to life in the Premier League, and how he will be that focal point Chelsea have been craving through the coming season. Attention then turns to Arsenal, who have lost their opening two games of the season and were subjected to boos at half-time and full-time from their own supporters. With Man City on the horizon, the pressure is already on Arteta. PART 2: After Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Jurgen Klopp’s comments on the danger of Premier League rule changes transforming football into more physical sports like rugby and wrestling, the panel discuss whether Jack Stephens did indeed foul Bruno Fernandes in the build-up to Southampton’s goal against Man Utd, and whether the new interpretation of rules around contact have improved the game.PART 3: Danny Ings scored his first home goal for Aston Villa with a sensational acrobatic strike against Newcastle. But was it a bicycle kick or an overhead kick – and what’s the difference? After Jack Grealish opened his Man City account in somewhat fortuitous style, we assess his start to life with the champions and how team-mate Gabriel Jesus positional change could free up space for a certain Harry Kane, who made an appearance in Tottenham’s win at Wolves.
23/08/2150m 1s

Keane, Souness & Campbell on Lukaku's stunning Chelsea return and tough times at Arsenal

David Jones is joined by Sol Campbell, Roy Keane and Graeme Souness to reflect on Chelsea's 2-0 win against Arsenal, and look back on all the action from Super Sunday.
22/08/2150m 21s

Premier League preview: Will Lukaku get off to a flyer for Chelsea at Arsenal? Plus: Pogba’s best role and the lowdown on Watford

After a blockbuster opening weekend of the Premier League we’re gearing up to go again, with Arsenal vs Chelsea a headline fixture and set to feature the Blues' new striker Romelu Lukaku. Peter Smith is joined by Gerard Brand, Adam Smith, Nick Wright, and Ron Walker to look ahead to another big round of games... PART 1: Will Romelu Lukaku fire Chelsea to a Premier League title challenge? And are Arsenal really in crisis? We assess both sides who go into a London derby in contrasting moods. PART 2: Paul Pogba starred in Man Utd’s win over Leeds with four assists – so how does Ole Gunnar Solskjaer keep getting performances like that out of him? And with Raphael Varane primed for his debut, do Man Utd now have all the pieces in place to become champions? PART 3: Watford returned to the Premier League in style with a 3-2 win over Aston Villa on the opening weekend. We tell the story behind some of their new signings and examine their prospects this term. Plus we hear how a drive down the M6 was transformative for Brighton defender Shane Duffy…PART 1: Will Romelu Lukaku fire Chelsea to a Premier League title challenge? And are Arsenal really in crisis? We assess both sides who go into a London derby in contrasting moods. PART 2: Paul Pogba starred in Man Utd’s win over Leeds with four assists – so how does Ole Gunnar Solskjaer keep getting performances like that out of him? And with Raphael Varane primed for his debut, do Man Utd now have all the pieces in place to become champions? PART 3: Watford returned to the Premier League in style with a 3-2 win over Aston Villa on the opening weekend. We tell the story behind some of their new signings and examine their prospects this term. Plus we hear how a drive down the M6 was transformative for Brighton defender Shane Duffy…
19/08/2156m 58s

Premier League review: Spurs shine without Kane, Man City’s title rivals impress, and brilliant Brentford put pressure on Arsenal

The Premier League returned with a bang! Goals, standout scorelines, and, most importantly, fans packing out stadiums and creating incredible atmospheres across the country. Peter Smith is joined by Adam Bate and Charlotte Marsh to assess the opening weekend of the season. PART 1: Nuno’s Tottenham off to a flyer without Harry Kane – but what does defeat mean for Man City and their pursuit of the striker? PART 2: Three title hopefuls make a big statement. We analyse the impressive wins for Manchester United, Chelsea, and Liverpool and consider their prospects of sustaining a tilt at the title. PART 3: Wonderful Watford. Brilliant Brentford. Awful Arsenal. How two new arrivals from the Championship got off to ideal starts and the problems facing Mikel Arteta and the Gunners, with the pressure already mounting on his side.
16/08/2149m 53s

Neville, Souness, Richards & Dawson analyse Spurs’ statement win

Dave Jones is joined by Graeme Souness, Micah Richards and Michael Dawson as they analyse Tottenham’s statement 1-0 win against champions Manchester City. There is also reaction from goal scorer Heung-Min Son, Raheem Sterling, Nuno Espirito Santo and Pep Guardiola. Gary Neville then joins the quartet in part three and gives his views on the Harry Kane transfer saga as well as discussing the other talking points from the opening matchweek in the Premier League.
15/08/2145m 10s

Redknapp and Carney discuss Liverpool's 3-0 win over Norwich

Jamie Redknapp and Karen Carney join Kelly Cates to discuss Liverpool's comfortable 3-0 win over Norwich at Carrow Road, where Diogo Jota, Roberto Firmino and Mo Salah were on the scoresheet.
14/08/2147m 29s

FNF: Brentford stun Arsenal on Premier League debut; Nev and Carra give their verdict on Arsenal's dismal defence.

Kelly Cates was joined at the Brentford Community Stadium by Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher to analyse a memorable night for Brentford as they celebrated their Premier League bow with a stunning win over an abject Arsenal side.
13/08/2140m 26s

2021/22 Premier League season preview: City still the team to beat? Challengers assessed, surprise package & how will promoted trio fare?

The Premier League is back! New signings, new teams, old rivalries resumed and fresh hope, all to the sweet sound of full stadiums. Kate Burlaga is joined by Nick Wright and Gerard Brand to preview another nine months of drama in the top flight. PART 1: (02:24) Are City still the side to beat? And who will challenge them? Man Utd, Chelsea, Liverpool assessed PART 2: (12:00) Will the north London gloom lift? Leicester in focus and surprise package: Leeds, Aston Villa and Everton tipped PART 3: (28:14) How will promoted trio Brentford, Watford and Norwich fare? Plus: New managers assessed, and can West Ham deal with European distraction?
12/08/2139m 57s

Leicester's Community Shield win analysed | Grealish's debut assessed

Leicester got their season off to the perfect start with victory over Manchester City to claim the Community Shield at Wembley - where £100m man Jack Grealish had to wait for his City debut. Alice Piper is joined by Pete Smith and Ron Walker to look back on Kelechi Iheancho's late winner, what the result means for both sides and how they are faring ahead of the return of the Premier League next weekend.
07/08/2123m 3s

Heartbreak for England, but glass is half full | Euro 2020 final review

It was penalty shootout heartbreak again for England and Gareth Southgate in a crushing Euro 2020 final defeat to Italy. Alice Piper is joined by Pete Smith and Gerard Brand to reflect on a dramatic Euro 2020 final, with England unable to mark their progress with the silverware.
12/07/2135m 1s

The Euro 2020 Final preview: Will England lift the trophy? | Selection dilemmas, tactical analysis, key players, and the view from Italy

England are preparing for their first ever Euros final – but can they beat Italy to lift the trophy?Jasper Taylor is joined by Kaveh Solhekol, Peter Smith and Oliver Yew to discuss what Gareth Southgate’s side will have to do to make sure they come out on top in Sunday’s showdown. Sky Italia reporter Valentina Fass is also on the show to give us an insight into the Italian camp, the team’s renaissance under Robert Mancini, and what Italian supporters think of this England side.Plus we hear from Gary Neville on the incredible atmosphere at Wembley and how that affects players, and Jamie Redknapp on why stopping Jorginho could be the key to England’s hopes.
09/07/2136m 14s

It's nearly home... England one step from glory after nail-biting win over Denmark | How the 'new England' could go all the way

Drink it in... England are in a major tournament final for the first time since 1966 after their extra-time win over Denmark at Wembley in semi-final of Euro 2020. Kate Burlaga is joined by Rob Dorsett, Pete Smith and Nick Wright to discuss an historic night, and whether this 'new England' side can go all the way against Italy on Sunday.
08/07/2138m 41s

England vs Denmark tactical analysis | Will Southgate go to a back three? | Is Sterling player of the tournament? | Italy vs Spain preview

In the latest Sky Sports Football Euros podcast, Peter Smith is joined by Ben Ransom, Nick Wright and Gerard Brand to preview England's Euro 2020 semi-final with Denmark at Wembley on Wednesday. Will Gareth Southgate go to a back three? What threats do Denmark pose on England's watertight defence? What can England learn from October's Nations League defeat against the Danes? And has Raheem Sterling been the overall player of the tournament so far? Plus, we preview the other semi-final as Italy face Spain on Tuesday night at Wembley.
05/07/2142m 19s

England in dreamland! Southgate's perfect night as Ukraine are humbled | Shaw shows up Mourinho | Kane praise | Denmark preview

It doesn't get much more comfortable than that. England's controlled and dominant 4-0 win over Ukraine means they will face Denmark in the Euro 2020 semi-final at Wembley on Wednesday. Are the stars aligning for Gareth Southgate's side? And how has he managed to rid England of the fear factor? Alice Piper is joined by Rob Dorsett, Adam Bate and Gerard Brand to discuss the win in Rome, as Harry Kane returns to form, Luke Shaw shows up Jose Mourinho in his new manor and England keep another clean sheet. It's all looking rosy, right?
03/07/2140m 1s

Spain into the semis – but what’s missing? | Are Italy the best team still standing? | England tactics talk ahead of Ukraine QF

Spain and Italy booked a semi-final date at Wembley with their wins over Switzerland and Belgium, respectively, on Friday night. Now it’s over to Czech Republic, Denmark, Ukraine and England...Kate Burlaga is joined by Sky Sports’ Peter Smith, Adam Bate, and Nick Wright to analyse those first two quarter-finals, with the panel discussing the strengths – and vulnerabilities – of Spain and what makes Italy such an effective opposition. Plus the guests look ahead to England’s Saturday showdown with Ukraine in Rome, weighing up the team selection dilemmas Gareth Southgate has for the big game and where it will be won or lost.
03/07/2140m 38s

Jamie Carragher: England are now favourites | Germany win verdict and team selection vs Ukraine | Other quarter-finals assessed

After beating Germany, England are now favourites to go on and win Euro 2020. That was Jamie Carragher’s verdict when he joined the Sky Sports Football Euros Podcast to reflect on England’s historic victory over their old rivals at Wembley. He explains why that win could propel Gareth Southgate’s side to new heights and also assesses the key performers in the squad and how the manager may shake things up again for the quarter-final with Ukraine. In part two of the show, Peter Smith is joined by Sky Sports football writer Charlotte Marsh and Sky Sports data editor Adam Smith to examine the three other quarter-finals and they try to work out who will go through from the ties involving Switzerland vs Spain, Belgium vs Italy, and Czech Republic vs Denmark.
30/06/2139m 58s

Southgate proves he knows best | Is it final minimum now for England? | Football's coming, Rome! Ukraine scouting report

No, you didn't dream it. England have beaten Germany in a knockout game, winning 2-0 at Wembley on an historic night to clear the path through Euro 2020. Alice Piper is joined by Rob Dorsett, Pete Smith and Gerard Brand to discuss the famous victory, including how Gareth Southgate once again proved his critics wrong. With Ukraine up next, and Denmark or Czech Republic waiting in the semi-final, is the final now a minimum expectation for England? With Southgate's side favourites, how will they set up? Plus: praise for Sterling, Grealish, Saka, Pickford, Kane and... well, just about everyone. And in part 3, Oli Yew pops in for a Ukraine scouting report after their last-gasp extra-time win over Sweden. Should they be feared? All roads lead to Rome for Saturday's quarter-final tie...
30/06/2154m 10s

“This is the game of our lives” | Gary Neville’s England vs Germany verdict | Tactics, Sterling’s importance, and lessons from Euro 96

Gary Neville joins Peter Smith ahead of England vs Germany to talk tactics ahead of the big last-16 tie at Euro 2020 at Wembley. The Sky Sports pundit explains how playing a back three can help England nullify Germany’s wing-backs but also give the Three Lions’ attack the chance to “cause massive problems” at the other end. Neville also discusses Raheem Sterling’s leading role in the team, what the current generation can learn from Euro 96 heartbreak against Germany, and why he believes England can edge past their old rivals…
28/06/2115m 47s

"It's going to penalties!" | Jamie Carragher's England vs Germany verdict | Defence analysed, Henderson's role, why Saka has to start

Is it going to happen again? Jamie Carragher is convinced England vs Germany is heading to penalties when they meet in the last-16 of Euro 2020 at Wembley on Tuesday. The Sky Sports pundit joined Peter Smith to examine the clash and explain why these two evenly matched sides may end up only being separated by spot-kicks. Carragher also dissects England's defence, which has kept three clean sheets, explains the factors Gareth Southgate will be weighing up when he decides to pick Jordan Henderson or not, and discusses whether Mason Mount or Ben Chilwell could still play a role, despite isolating until Monday.
28/06/2115m 17s

Wales’ Euro 2020 adventure ends | Where did it go wrong and what now for Rob Page’s side? | Italy's unbeaten run goes on

The Euro 2020 knockout stages are up and running! Already, Wales’ adventure has come to an end after a comprehensive 4-0 defeat to Denmark, while Italy did not have things all their own way against Austria at Wembley. Roberto Mancini’s side needed two extra time goals to seal their place in the quarter finals. Sky Sports’ News reporter Geraint Hughes and Sky Sports features editor Peter Smith join Kate Burlaga to look back at the opening last-16 ties…PART 1 | (1:18) Sky Sports News report Geraint Hughes reflects on Wales’ chastening defeat at the hands of Italy. Where did it go wrong for Rob Page’s side in Amsterdam? He also gives his verdict on Wales’ tournament and what the future may hold for the team and Gareth Bale as they look to qualify for 2022 World Cup.PART 2 | (20:06) Italy took over Wembley on Saturday evening and Sky Sports’ Peter Smith was there to see Roberto Mancini’s side’s book their quarter final spot. However, it wasn’t as plain sailing as many people predicted. We discuss the game and Italy’s prospects going forward as they await a huge showdown with wither Belgium or Portugal in the last eight in Munich on Friday. Finally, the countdown is on for England vs Germany on Tuesday. We look at what is coming up across Sky Sports’ digital platforms as we build up to the huge Wembley clash!
27/06/2130m 2s

England and Germany set for Wembley showdown | Jamie Redknapp & Sky Germany's Uli Kohler on last-16 clash

Rivalries in international football don’t get any bigger than England versus Germany. With the two nations set for a collision course in the last-16 of Euro 2020, Sky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp and Uli Kohler joined Peter Smith to analyse both camps ahead of Tuesday’s showdown at Wembley.PART 1 | Jamie Redknapp, a member of the England squad dumped out of Euro 96 by Germany, assesses the Three Lions’ performances in the group stages of Euro 2020 and explains why Gareth Southgate’s talented squad have nothing to fear against the Germans.PART 2 | The prospect of facing England at Wembley is one every Germany player will relish irrespective of an inconsistent group stage, according to Sky Germany reporter Uli Kohler, who talks tactics, Jamal Musiala, Jadon Sancho and the dreaded prospect of penalties with Peter in part two.
25/06/2130m 1s

The hits and misses of Euro 2020 so far | Most exciting player on show? | The last-16 ties previewed

Peter Smith is joined by Sky Sports football writers Ron Walker and Charlotte Marsh and Sky Sports Data Editor Adam Smith to pick out the teams and players who impressed during the group phase and the ones which have to step out in the knockouts – if they’ve not already gone home! The panel also looks ahead to the last-16 ties, the key match-ups which could decide the eventual winner of the tournament, and explain why – with much nervousness and trepidation – England have a good chance of knocking out Germany…
24/06/2146m 19s

Explained: Why Southgate is cautious | Is Grealish now a starter? | Foundations for future Scotland success?

Alice Piper is joined by Rob Dorsett and Pete Smith to discuss England's 1-0 win over Czech Republic at Wembley to finish top of Group D at Euro 2020. Jack Grealish finally gets a start for England - is he now here to stay? Why IS Gareth Southgate so cautious with the Three Lions? Plus: praise for Bukayo Saka and Raheem Sterling. The panel also cover all England positions and talking points going into the last 16, and discuss how Southgate will approach the knockout stages. And after Scotland's 3-1 defeat by Croatia at Hampden Park, Sky Sports News' Charles Paterson joins us to look back their campaign, and whether the foundations are in place for more success in the future.
23/06/2149m 28s

Wales dreaming again after reaching last-16 | The view from Italy and Germany | Group D finale: England and Scotland previews

Wales are dreaming again! (2:47) Jasper Taylor is joined by Ben Ransom and Geraint Hughes to discuss Rob Page’s side, who reached the last-16 at Euro 2020 despite a 1-0 defeat to Italy in Rome. With Finland, Russia or Denmark waiting in the next round, how far can the Welsh go at the tournament (10:35)? Then we get the view from Italy (16:15) with Sky Italy’s Valentina Fass giving her thoughts on Roberto Mancini’s side’s impressive start to the tournament before Sky Germany’s Uli Kohler discusses Germany’s scintillating victory over defending champions Portugal and a potential last-16 clash with England (17:11). Finally, Sky Sports features editor Peter Smith joins Jasper and Ben to look ahead to judgement night in Group D (28:02). Will England and Scotland join Wales in the knockout stages? The panel preview Tuesday night’s games: England vs Czech Republic and Scotland vs Croatia.
21/06/2152m 20s

Scottish night to savour at Wembley | What’s wrong with Harry Kane? | Wales reaction and Italy preview

Twenty five years on from their last tournament meeting, Scotland spring an upset of sorts with an encouraging 0-0 draw against England that keeps their Euro 2020 hopes alive. Alice Piper is joined by Luke Shanley, Jess Creighton and Peter Smith to examine exactly where Scotland got it right, before conducting the inquest into England’s toothless display. | PART 1: A Wembley performance for Scotland to savour as Steve Clarke’s selection earns alibis from supporters and lays the foundation for Tuesday’s “must-win” showdown with Croatia. What’s gone wrong with Harry Kane? (13:59) Will Gareth Southgate drop his captain against the Czech Republic? Is it time for Jack Grealish? | PART 2: Sky Sports News reporter Geraint Hughes joins Alice (35:51) to reflect on Wales’ triumph over Turkey in Baku before looking ahead to Sunday's final group game against Italy in Rome.
19/06/2149m 53s

'Adams was tackling the brick wall!' The Boys of 96: England stars on Seaman’s save, Gazza’s goal & that celebration vs Scotland

Mark McAdam has got the boys back together. The reporter has tracked down England’s stars of Euro 96 – and, ahead of England vs Scotland at Euro 2020, they tell us the inside story of the famous clash between the two teams at Wembley 25 years ago. Gary Neville, Jamie Redknapp, Gareth Southgate, Teddy Sheringham, Paul Ince and Stuart Pearce lift the lid on what it was like inside the England dressing room before that dramatic match, the key turning points in the contest, and how the victory ultimately propelled England to the semi-finals. For more behind the scenes stories of England’s adventures at Euro 96, you can watch The Boys of 96 on Sky Sports News and the Sky Sports YouTube channel.
15/06/2121m 51s

What went wrong for Scotland - and what do they need to do to bounce back against England at Wembley?

After a 23-year wait, Scotland’s first match back at a major international tournament ended in defeat, with Steve Clarke’s side going down 2-0 to Czech Republic at Hampden Park. We get reaction to the result and performance from former Scotland international James McFadden and Famous Tartan Army Magazine editor Iain Emerson, who joined Sky Sports News reporter Charles Paterson after the game for the latest Sky Sports Football Euros Podcast. There’s debate and discussion about the chances which came and went for Scotland, the mistakes at the back, the impact of “world class” Kieran Tierney’s injury – and whether Scotland can bounce back in the mouth-watering match-up with England at Wembley on Friday. And finally… was Patrik Schick’s halfway-line strike better than Zinedine Zidane’s volley at the same stadium? Or McFadden’s goal in Paris?!
14/06/2129m 44s

Southgate calls it right! Sterling and Phillips star in England win | Scotland-Czech preview | Wales-Switzerland recap

Gareth Southgate knows his England side best... who would have thought it?! Kate Burlaga is joined by Pete Smith, Jess Creighton and Gerard Brand to discuss England's victory over Croatia in their Euro 2020 opener at Wembley, as Raheem Sterling answers his critics with the only goal. The panel discuss Southgate's surprise selections and controlling performance, and look ahead to England's next Group D game against Scotland on Friday. We also preview the Scots' first major tournament game in 23 years as they face Czech Republic on Monday. Geraint Hughes also joins us to review Wales' hard-fought 1-1 draw in Switzerland in Group A on Saturday, all on a weekend where football was put firmly into perspective after Christian Eriksen's cardiac arrest in Copenhagen. Get well soon, Christian.
13/06/2148m 7s

Foden & Grealish on the bench?! The big England XI debate - Plus: SkySports.com's readers' XI revealed

Jasper Taylor is joined by Rob Dorsett, Nick Wright and Gerard Brand for a definitive debate on the biggest England talking point ahead of their Euro 2020 opener against Croatia on Sunday: who will start at Wembley? In part one, Rob brings us all the latest insight from St George's Park, while the panel run through the formation and defence In part two (22:31), it's all about the midfield and forward line. Is there a chance Rashford and Sterling start over Foden and Grealish? And should England look to play two defensive midfielders in the knockout stages? And in part three (42:27), the SkySports.com readers' XI is revealed, and both Nick and Gerard pick their surprise impact player from England's squad.
11/06/2150m 23s

Gary Neville on England’s chances, why France are favourites, and how Euro 2020 can lift the nation

Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville (5:07) joins Peter Smith on the Sky Sports Football Euros Podcast to build up to the big Euro 2020 kick-off. Neville has his say on England’s strengths and weaknesses, what they’ll need to do to beat favourites France to the title, and how this talented young group of England players can raise the spirits of the entire nation. During the podcast, we also get the lowdown on how Scotland and Wales (22:54) are shaping up from the Sky Sports News reporters following their campaigns, Charles Paterson and Geraint Hughes. Plus Valentina Fass from Sky Italy and Uli Kohler from Sky Germany (56:39) give us the view from the continent on how their own nations are looking. Sky Sports deputy football editor Kate Burlaga and football writer Ben Grounds will also be sharing their top tips for the tournament, including who will be lifting the trophy on July 11 – and which players will light up the tournament (1:09:35).
08/06/211h 22m

Introducing... The Sky Sports Football Euros Podcast

We've waited a while for this... introducing Sky Sports Football's new Euros podcast, bringing you five episodes a week throughout Euro 2020, with expert analysis on England, Scotland and Wales, plus the best from around the continent.
07/06/211m 17s

A year like no other... bumper review of the 2020/21 Premier League season

In the final Pitch to Post Review show of the season, Jasper Taylor is joined by Ben Ransom, Nick Wright and Gerard Brand to look back on an historic year of Premier League football. | PART ONE - Man City bow out in style | North London clubs battle for little other than bragging rights | Chelsea's season of two halves | PART TWO - What do Man Utd need to mount a proper challenge? | How on earth did Liverpool finish third?! | West Ham's fantastic achievement | Leicester fall short again | PART THREE - Awards section: Team of the season | Game of the season | Moment of the season | Next year's surprise package
24/05/211h 6m

Aguero signs off in style & Liverpool & Chelsea claim UCL places

David Jones is joined by Micah Richards, Jamie Redknapp and Gary Neville to discuss all the big talking points from the final day of the Premier League season.
23/05/2155m 45s

The Women’s Football Show: Fara Williams opens up on her health struggles, retirement and reveals her coaching ambitions

England’s most-capped player Fara Williams discusses the physical and emotional challenges she faced after being diagnosed with a kidney condition which led to her decision to retire. We also hear from new Aston Villa manager Carla Ward as she reflects on a challenging season at Birmingham, which ended with an unlikely escape from WSL relegation. Sue Smith picks her WSL team of the year and we look back at some of the highlights of the show this season.
21/05/2147m 4s

Pitch to Post Preview – The Premier League final day race for European football assessed

In the final Pitch to Post Preview Podcast of the Premier League season we look ahead to the final day and debate which sides will come out on top in the race for European football. From the three-way battle for two top-four places and Champions League football between Chelsea, Liverpool and Leicester, to West Ham, Tottenham and Everton vying for a Europa League place, and Arsenal’s chances of a Europa Conference League appearance, Sky Sports’ Nick Wright and Oli Yew join Peter Smith to assess the various permutations - and make their predictions! The panel also reflect on another Premier League title win for Pep Guardiola's Manchester City as they prepare to lift the trophy in front of their own fans on Sunday.
20/05/2141m 0s

Liverpool take control in CL race | Where next for Tottenham? | Allardyce announces WBA exit, but goes out swinging

Jamie Redknapp and Micah Richards look back on Liverpool’s impressive 3-0 win over Burnley which sees them leapfrog Leicester into the top four, they also discuss the problems facing Tottenham this summer after they lost to Aston Villa and reflect on Sam Allardyce’s decision to leave West Brom.
19/05/2145m 10s

'It's in Liverpool's hands' after Blues beat foxes at the Bridge

Graeme Souness and Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink give Kelly Cates their opinion on the race for top four after watching Chelsea beat Leicester 2-1 at Stamford Bridge. There's also reaction from Timo Werner, Thomas Tuchel and Brendan Rodgers.
18/05/2126m 15s

Pitch to Post Review: What does the future hold for Harry Kane? | The race for Europe continues | Chelsea Women's CL final defeat

Jasper Taylor is joined by Dharmesh Sheth, Adam Bate and Charlotte Marsh to discuss what the future holds for Harry Kane and Tottenham; the state of play in the Premier League as we reach the business end of the race for Europe; and the fallout from Chelsea Women’s Champions League final defeat to Barcelona.| PART ONE: Harry Kane wants to leave Tottenham. Which club is the best fit? Will Spurs sell?| PART TWO: Alisson wonderland as the Liverpool goalkeeper’s dramatic stoppage-time winner ignites top-four challenge, plus the view from the blue half of Merseyside where Everton lose again at Goodison.| PART THREE: Chelsea Women’s chastening defeat in the Champions League final shows progress is still to be made by Emma Hayes’ side but this season remains one of positives.
18/05/2147m 37s

Super Sunday: Alisson scores injury-time header to keep the Reds' top-four hopes alive

Jamie Reknapp and Graeme Souness discuss Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson pulling off the most dramatic of winners, heading in from a corner in the 95th minute to grab a 2-1 win for Liverpool at West Brom.
16/05/2132m 8s

Pitch to Post Review – Reaction and analysis after Leicester's FA Cup Final win over Chelsea

Alice Piper is joined by Sky Sports Football Features Editor Peter Smith from Wembley and Sky Sports Football Writer Jack Wilkinson to reflect on a historic FA Cup final win for Leicester City over Chelsea, thanks to Youri Tielemans’ stunning goal. The trio discuss the twists and turns of a memorable final, the return of 21,000 fans to Wembley, and what the result means for both managers and both clubs ahead of a key top-four race Premier League clash between them on Tuesday night.
15/05/2124m 31s

West Ham's Champions League dream fades after draw at Brighton

Kelly Cates is joined by Bobby Zamora and James Collins as they discuss West Ham's costly 1-1 draw with Brighton that sees their dream of a top four finish fade away.
15/05/2122m 25s

The Women’s Football Show: Toni Duggan’s WSL return, Fran Kirby’s incredible comeback and Chelsea’s quadruple quest continues

Atletico Madrid and England forward Toni Duggan reveals her plans to return to the WSL as she targets an England recall. We also hear from Chelsea’s Fran Kirby as she reflects on an incredible season in which she was named Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year and helped her side reach the Champions League final.
14/05/2149m 56s

Liverpool win thriller at Old Trafford to reignite top-four bid

Roy Keane, Jamie Redknapp and Graeme Souness join David Jones to discuss the protests outside Old Trafford and how Liverpool went on to breath new life into their bid for a top-four finish in the Premier League after a 4-2 victory in their rescheduled game at Manchester United.
13/05/211h 10m

Pitch to Post Preview - FA Cup Final special: Will Chelsea or Leicester lift the trophy?

In a special episode of the Pitch to Post Preview Podcast we look ahead to this Saturday's FA Cup Final at Wembley, where Chelsea and Leicester will battle for the trophy in front of over 20,000 fans. Peter Smith is joined by Sky Sports News reporter Paul Gilmour and Sky Sports football writer Ron Walker to assess both sides on the back of their midweek results, the key areas which will decide the contest, and how the game will play out. They also discuss what impact FA Cup glory would have on Brendan Rodgers' managerial career, the importance of Jonny Evans at the heart of the Leicester defence, and why former Foxes star N'Golo Kante could be the decisive player on the pitch this weekend for Chelsea.
13/05/2127m 50s

Jorginho howler hands Arsenal win at Chelsea

Kelly Cates is joined by Jamie Redknapp and Ashley Cole tolook back on the Chelsea v Arsenal game which saw Emile Smith Rowe deny Chelsea the chance to cement their top-four status as he took advantage of Jorginho's howler to give Arsenal a 1-0 win at Stamford Bridge.
12/05/2132m 11s

City crowned Champions after Foxes and Saints win

Kelly Cates is joined by Clinton Morrison and Darren Bent to look back on Leicester's game against Man Utd and Crystal Palace's trip to Southampton.
11/05/2121m 58s

MNF: Fulham relegated and Carra and Neville pick their teams, managers and players of the year

On the last Monday Night Football of the Season, David Jones is joined by Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville to discuss the story of Fulham's relegation from the Premier League following their 2-0 defeat to surviving club Burnley. They also share their eagerly awaited teams, managers and players of the 2020/21 season.
10/05/211h 23m

Premier League Review: Have Leicester blown it again? Will Liverpool sneak into top four? Plus: Why Greenwood should go to Euros

Jasper Taylor is joined by Ben Ransom, Dharmesh Sheth and Gerard Brand as the panel look back on a busy weekend of Premier League action and assess the outside contenders for Gareth Southgate's England squad. | PART ONE: Good week for... Chelsea, Liverpool and Everton in top-four race (04:27) | PART TWO: Bad week for... West Ham, Leicester and Tottenham (28:24) | PART THREE: Why Greenwood should be in England squad | Panel pick their outside bet for Southgate's 26-man squad (46:40)
10/05/211h 2m

Super Sunday: Everton dent Hammers' Champions League hopes & Utd put City title win on hold

Joleon Lescott, Troy Deeney and Graeme Souness discuss Everton's 1-0 win over West Ham in the Premier League as a Dominic Calvert-Lewin goal dented the top four hopes of David Moyes' West Ham.
09/05/2125m 5s

SNF: Aguero's missed Panenka pen proves costly for City & Thiago scores first Reds goal to help keep top-four hopes alive

Micah Richards and Jamie Redknapp analyse all the action from Saturday’s Premier League.
08/05/2154m 41s

FNF: Newcastle take giant leap towards Premier League safety

Kelly Cates is joined by Graeme Souness and Neil Lennon as they analyse and react to Newcastle's vital 4-2 away win against Champions League chasing Leicester City which has all but secured Premier League safety for Steve Bruce and the Magpies.
07/05/2127m 48s

The Women’s Football Show: Chelsea’s quadruple quest, WSL final day predictions and Leicester’s fairy tale season

Leicester manager Jonathan Morgan and Crystal Palace goalkeeper Chloe Morgan reflect on their seasons and look ahead to a potentially nail-biting final day of the WSL season. The panel also discusses Chelsea’s progress under Emma Hayes as they continue their mission to achieve the quadruple. We also hear from WSL referee Stacey Pearson on the challenges facing same-sex couples trying to access NHS-funded IVF treatment.
07/05/2148m 19s

Preview: Jamie Redknapp on Man City vs Chelsea; Plus: what next for Arsenal, Man Utd after EL ties, and the top four race

Sky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp joins Peter Smith to discuss Manchester City and Chelsea reaching the Champions League final ahead of their clash at the Etihad this weekend. He also picks out some standout performers from both sides, explaining how Ruben Dias has transformed City, and praising the rise of Phil Foden and Mason Mount. Sky Sports football writers Oli Yew and Ben Grounds are also on the show to discuss Arsenal’s Europa League exit and Man Utd’s progress to the final – and what comes next for both sides, with Mikel Arteta under pressure and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side looking to kick on. Ben also assesses the top four race, with some key fixtures coming up, and makes his Pitch for what he thinks will happen in the Premier League this weekend!
06/05/2143m 51s

MNF: Antonio sinks Burnley, WBA hold Wolves & Henry makes his Hall of Fame picks

David Jones and Jamie Carragher are joined by Thierry Henry as they discuss a whole host of topics like West Brom's draw with Wolves, West Ham's win over Burnley, as well as Arsenal's potential takeover, Manchester United's fans protests and the social media boycott. Carragher & Henry also pick who they would include in their Premier League Hall of Fame.
03/05/211h 14m

Review: Will protests force Glazers out of Man Utd? How will the English sides fare in Europe?

Sky Sports News’ North West reporter James Cooper joins Jasper Taylor to look back on the unprecedented protests which saw fans force their way into Old Trafford, onto the pitch and led to the postponement of the biggest game in English football – Manchester United vs Liverpool. Cooper offers his eye-witness account of how events unfolded and assesses the impact they will have on the Glazer family’s ownership after 16 fractious years in control of the club.Sky Sports News’ Manchester City correspondent Ben Ransom analyses how United’s cross-city rivals have enjoyed a more fruitful relationship with the club’s owners and, with the help of Sky Sports features writer Adam Bate, looks ahead to a pivotal week in Europe where City and Chelsea bid to reach the Champions League final, before United and Arsenal hope to follow in their footsteps and reach the Europa League showpiece. PART 1 – Protests at Old Trafford cause Man Utd vs Liverpool to be postponed | James Cooper’s account | What next for the Glazers at Man Utd?PART 2 – What’s the feeling towards the Man City owners? | What have they done differently? | Will the Glazers sell Man Utd?PART 3 – Champions League and Europa League preview | How will Man City, Chelsea, Man Utd and Arsenal fare? | Who will a trophy mean more too?
03/05/2149m 39s

Man Utd vs Liverpool postponed after anti-Glazer fan protests at Old Trafford

Gary Neville, Jamie Carragher, Roy Keane, Graeme Souness and Micah Richards react to the extraordinary events at Old Trafford which saw Manchester United's Premier League game against Liverpool postponed following fan protests inside the stadium against the Glazer family.
02/05/2144m 2s

Man Utd vs Liverpool postponed after anti-Glazer fan protests at Old Trafford

Gary Neville, Jamie Carragher, Roy Keane, Graeme Souness and Micah Richards react to the extraordinary events at Old Trafford which saw Manchester United's Premier League game against Liverpool postponed following fan protests inside the stadium against the Glazer family.
02/05/2144m 8s

SNF: Havertz scores double to leave Fulham on the brink

Kelly Cates is joined by Ashley Cole and Chris Coleman to discuss and analyse Chelsea's 2-0 performance against local rivals Fulham. The result strengthens Thomas Tuchel's hopes of a top four-finish and leaves Scott Parker and his players on the brink of a return to the Sky Bet Championship.
01/05/2129m 35s

FNF: Evans earns point for Leicester against 10-man Saints

Kelly Cates is joined by both Jamie Redknapp and Darren Bent who analyse Leicester’s frustrating performance against Southampton who were reduced to ten-men early on in the 1-1 draw at St. Mary’s Stadium.
30/04/2122m 35s

The Women’s Football Show: Liverpool’s Rinsola Babajide speaks out on online abuse as sport unites to boycott social media

Liverpool winger Rinsola Babajide opens up about her experience of online abuse and the impact it has had on her and her family. Chelsea goalkeeper Ann-Katrin Berger reflects on the season so far and discusses how her recovery from cancer changed her perspective on her career. Jess Creighton and Sue Smith are also joined by England defender Gemma Bonner to discuss her move from Manchester City to Racing Louisville.
30/04/2146m 38s

Pitch to Post Preview: Jamie Carragher on Man Utd vs Liverpool; Plus: Chelsea’s striker problems and Arsenal’s issues on and off the field

Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher joins Peter Smith to look ahead to Manchester United’s Super Sunday clash with Liverpool. He assesses United’s big Europa League semi-final win over Roma and where Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side need to strengthen if they are to be Premier League challengers next season. Plus, he gives his verdict on Liverpool’s top four hopes – and how they can come out on top in their must-win trip to Old Trafford. Sky Sports features writer Nick Wright is also on the show, discussing Chelsea’s misfiring strikers ahead of their clash with Fulham, and also offering his insight on Arsenal’s Europa League semi-final defeat to Villarreal, what needs to change before next week’s second leg, and the wider ownership debate which has led to fan protests. He also shares his Pitch for what he thinks will happen in the Premier League this weekend!
30/04/2138m 47s

MNF: Iheanacho stunner keeps Leicester on track & WSL coming to Sky Sports from 2021/2022

Jamie Carragher and Steph Houghton join Dave Jones to analyse Leicester's 2-1 win over Crystal Palace. Also, the panel discuss the progression of English Women's football as the Women's Super League joins Sky Sports next season.
26/04/211h 0m

Review: Who fits the bill for Spurs? Will Pep Guardiola become the greatest manager of all time?

Jasper Taylor is joined by Ben Ransom, Charlotte Marsh and Gerard Brand to discuss the weekend's footballing action. PART 1 - Man City beat Spurs in Carabao Cup final | Will Pep Guardiola be the greatest manager ever? | Who should be Spurs' next manager? | Will Harry Kane stay? PART 2 - The top-four race | Who has the easiest run-in? PART 3 - Too little too late for West Brom | A week of protests force change | Hall of Fame predictions
26/04/211h 8m

Super Sunday: Government must stop Big Six's attempted murder of English football

Dave Jones is joined by Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, Paul Ince and Gary Neville to discuss the collapse of the European Super League. The Super Sunday team analyse the stalemate between Leeds United and Manchester United in Elland Road.
25/04/2145m 38s

SNF: Werner gives Chelsea vital win at 10-man West Ham, Blades punish wasteful Brighton

Kelly Cates is joined in the studio by Danny Gabbidon and Gianfranco Zola to look back on Chelsea’s vital win over West Ham which helped strengthen their grip on the top four and a rare win for Sheffield Utd over Brighton.
24/04/2145m 4s

FNF: Leno howler gifts Everton 1-0 win

David Jones is joined by Graeme Souness and Kevin Campbell as they discuss Arsenal's poor display against Everton, in which goalkeeper Bernd Leno gifted the Toffees all three points with a terrible mistake.
23/04/2122m 33s

The Women’s Football Show: The collapse of the European Super League, Chelsea’s quadruple quest and a trip down memory lane

Former England forward Lianne Sanderson and ex-Wales boss Jayne Ludlow reflect on a dramatic week for the game in which plans for a breakaway European Super League collapsed. The former Arsenal team-mates also reminisce about their 2007 European Cup victory and reveal some surprising facts about the team. We also hear from Bayern Munich’s Sarah Zadrazil ahead of their Champions League semi-final first leg against Chelsea on Sunday.
23/04/2146m 38s

Pitch to Post Preview: Jamie Redknapp's Carabao Cup Final verdict

Sky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp joins Peter Smith to look ahead to Manchester City vs Tottenham in the Carabao Cup final on Sunday. Will it be a fairytale final for Ryan Mason after he was made interim Spurs boss after Jose Mourinho's sacking? Or will City make it four League Cup wins in a row?Redknapp assesses all the aspects of the clash, and has his say on the clubs' roles in the Super League, Mourinho's future, and much more...
23/04/2120m 31s

Foden stars as City edge out Villa to close in on Premier League title

Jamie Redknapp and Darren Bent discuss Manchester City's 2-1 win over Aston Villa which saw Pep Guardiola's side extend their lead at the top of the Premier League.
21/04/2129m 55s

Special: Fans 1-0 Not-so-Super League

High-powered, heavily-funded and years in the making, it lasted barely two days. In a podcast special, Jasper Taylor is joined by Gerard Brand and Ron Walker to discuss the rapid break-up of the breakaway European Super League. The panel discuss why football is more than just a business or entertainment sport, how this was a fan victory we should celebrate and what the future holds for football. We also hear from Gary Neville, Jamie Carragher, Kaveh Solhekol and Bryan Swanson on another monumental 48 hours.
21/04/2139m 47s

Chelsea draw after Super League pull out

Reaction and opinion as Chelsea fail to spark into life on the pitch after they decide to withdraw from European Super League; Ben White sent off for second yellow card in second-half stoppage time
20/04/2140m 4s

MNF: Carra & Neville slam the Super League plans, Mourinho sacked and Leeds draw with Liverpool

In a heated Monday Night Football, David Jones is joined by Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville as they discuss the new breakaway Super League involving six English clubs and how damaging it would be for football. They also share their thoughts on Jose Mourinho's sacking at Tottenham Hotspur.
19/04/211h 27m

MNF: Carra & Neville slam the Super League plans, Mourinho sacked and Leeds draw with Liverpool

In a heated Monday Night Football, David Jones is joined by Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville as they discuss the new breakaway Super League involving six English clubs and how damaging it would be for football. They also share their thoughts on Jose Mourinho's sacking at Tottenham Hotspur.
19/04/211h 16m

Special: European Super League - What does it mean? What's the reaction? What are the ramifications?

In a special podcast, Jasper Taylor sums up a seismic 24 hours in football after Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, and Tottenham agreed to join a breakaway European Super League, along with six other European teams. The reaction has been swift, damning, passionate and emotional to say the least. Hear from Gary Neville, Kaveh Solhekol, Bryan Swanson and more....
19/04/2121m 32s

Super Sunday: Arsenal dent Fulham's survival bid, Greenwood at the double for Utd and Neville gives his views on the European Super League

David Jones is joined by Roy Keane and Micah Richards to discuss Arsenal's draw with Fulham, Man Utd's 3-1 win over Burnley and they also give their views, along with Gary Neville, on the news of a potential European Super League.
18/04/2131m 40s

Newcastle edge thriller to bolster survival hopes and Wolves relegate Sheffield United

Carlton Cole and Graeme Souness discuss Newcastle's 3-2 win over West Ham which boosts the survival hopes of Steve Bruce's side and puts a dent in the Hammers' European hopes. Plus, Matt Murray and Michael Brown analyse Sheffield United's 1-0 defeat to Wolves which confirms the Blades' relegation from the Premier League.
17/04/2139m 26s

FNF: Kane injured in Goodison thriller

David Jones is joined by Jamie Redknapp and Leon Osman to analyse Everton and Tottenham's entertaining 2-2 draw at Goodison Park, the match was marred by an injury to Harry Kane which leaves him a doubt for Tottenham's Carabao Cup final against Man City.
16/04/2126m 52s

The Women’s Football Show: Wales manager Gemma Grainger, Northern Ireland captain Marissa Callaghan and 10 years of the WSL.

New Wales manager Gemma Grainger outlines her ambitions for the future, while Northern Ireland captain Marissa Callaghan discusses the team’s historic victory over Ukraine which secured their spot at the 2022 European Championships. Former Arsenal and Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Emma Byrne also joins Jess Creighton and Sue Smith to reflect on ten years since the start of the Women’s Super League.
16/04/2145m 17s

Preview: Everton vs Tottenham focus - is Spurs' PL position about right? | West Ham's top-four chances | Arsenal & Man Utd's Europa progress

In the latest Pitch to Post Preview show, Kate Burlaga is joined by Ben Grounds, Adam Bate and Kaveh Solhekol to preview the weekend’s football action. | PART 1 – Everton vs Tottenham preview – top-four chances assessed | Is Spurs’ Premier League position actually about right? | PART 2 – West Ham looking for unprecedented top-four finish | Is Moyes manager of the year? | What is Jesse Lingard’s future? (15:48) | PART 3 – Arsenal and Man Utd’s Europa League chances after QF progression | Ben and Adam’s Pitches ahead of weekend action (31:09)
15/04/2150m 7s

MNF: Brighton fail to break injury-hit Everton and WBA see off Saints to boost survival hopes

Jamie Carragher and Kevin Campbell join David Jones in the MNF studio to analyse all the action.
12/04/2150m 52s

Premier League Review: Harry Kane's future - What? When? Where? Why? How? | Top-four race blown wide open | Man Utd's fruitful 2021

Jasper Taylor is joined by Dharmesh Sheth, Gerard Brand and Paul Gilmour to discuss an eventful weekend on and off the pitch in the Premier League | PART 1: Top-four race blown wide open | Deja vu for Leicester? | Where would a West Ham top-four place rank? | Do Chelsea have the second-best squad in PL? | Liverpool back on track (03:33) | PART 2: More answers than questions for Man Utd in 2021 | Why they need to keep Cavani | Have Spurs been soft for 40 years?! (18:40) | PART 3: Harry Kane's Spurs future with Paul Gilmour - What? When? Where? Why? How? - The complete lowdown (30:19) | PART 4: Newcastle grain ground on Fulham in relegation battle (46:19)
12/04/2152m 58s

United come back to beat Spurs, West Ham shock Leicester and Newcastle snatch vital points at Burnley

David Jones is joined by Roy Keane, Micah Richards and Jamie Redknapp to discuss the results of this Super Sunday, including Tottenham's home defeat to Manchester United, West Ham's incredible display against Leicester and a vital win for Steve Bruce's Newcastle at Turf Moor.
11/04/211h 5m

Liverpool halt losing Anfield run with late Villa victory, Chelsea dominate Palace to reignite top-four challenge

Kelly Cates is joined by Graeme Souness and Darren Bent to reflect on Liverpool's last minute win over Aston Villa and Chelsea's dominant display against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.
10/04/2134m 59s

The Women’s Football Show: Fara Williams’ struggle with illness, Rachel Daly’s Olympic ambitions and a new era for Leicester City

England's most-capped player Fara Williams opens up on her year-long struggle with a kidney condition and the impact it had on her both physically and mentally. England’s Rachel Daly reflects on her loan spell with West Ham and reveals her ambitions to win gold at the Olympics with Team GB. Leicester City’s Ashleigh Plumptre also joins Jess Creighton and Sue Smith to reflect on the club securing promotion to the WSL.
09/04/2149m 11s

Premier League Preview: Tottenham vs Man Utd and a decisive month for Spurs; Inconsistent Liverpool, and West Ham vs Leicester's key clash

In this week’s Pitch to Post Preview Podcast Peter Smith is joined by Sky Sports News reporter Paul Gilmour who explains why April could be a decisive month for Tottenham’s next steps as a club, while Sky Sports football writer Jack Wilkinson reacts to Man Utd’s Europa League win and assesses their chances of getting some revenge for their big defeat to Spurs earlier this season. Sky Sports features writer Nick Wright is also on the show, looking back at two contrasting performances from Liverpool and the reasons behind their inconsistency, as well as previewing a big top-four race clash between surprise package West Ham and Leicester. He also makes his Pitch for the weekend about an important game at the other end of the table between Burnley and Newcastle.
09/04/2152m 6s

MNF: Gary and Jamie pick their England squads for the Euros, Palace snatch a late draw at Everton & Jesse Lingard inspires West Ham to win!

Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher discuss all the events from the weekend's Premier League action as Liverpool impressed at Arsenal to continue their fight for fourth and West Brom stunned Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Plus, Jamie and Gary discuss their picks for England's squad for the upcoming European Championships.
05/04/211h 33m

Premier League Review: Are Liverpool back? | Arteta's 50 games assessed | Blip for Tuchel? | Relegation fight focus | England winners/losers

Jasper Taylor is joined by Roger Clarke and Gerard Brand to discuss another eventful weekend in the Premier League. | PART 1: Are Liverpool back? | Trent and Fabinho praise | Arteta's 50 PL games assessed | Is Aubameyang being wasted? (06:36) | PART 2: Just a freak result for Chelsea? | Werner continues to struggle | WBA's faint survival hopes (25:46) | PART 3: Newcastle gain a point on Fulham - will Bruce get any credit? | Relegation predictions (39:17) | PART 4: England squad winners and losers from weekend action (47:31)
05/04/2157m 53s

Super Sunday: Late Willcock equaliser secures Newcastle point and Trezeguet stars as Villa show stuns Fulham

Graeme Souness and Michael Dawson join Dave Jones to discuss the action from Super Sunday as Joe Willock fires home a late equaliser for Newcastle and Villa's super subs make the different against Fulham.
04/04/2153m 50s

SNF: Dominant Man City too good for Leicester & Jota stars as Liverpool power past Arsenal

Kelly Cates is joined by Jamie Redknapp and Micah Richards to reflect on a busy Saturday football offering as Liverpool's top-four hopes were strengthened with a dominant 3-0 win over Arsenal at the Emirates.
03/04/2134m 26s

The Women’s Football Show: Amy Turner's Man Utd ambitions, Karen Bardsley’s injury nightmare and Northern Ireland's attempt to make history

Manchester United defender Amy Turner opens up about the challenges she faced early on in her career, how she’s progressed under head coach Casey Stoney and the club’s long-term ambitions. England goalkeeper Karen Bardsley reveals how a hamstring injury left her questioning her future in football and Northern Ireland’s Rachel Furness looks ahead to their Euro 2022 play-off against Ukraine.
02/04/2146m 27s

Premier League Preview: Jamie Redknapp on Arsenal vs Liverpool; Plus how do Man City replace Aguero? And crunch time for Newcastle

In this week’s Pitch to Post Preview Podcast Sky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp joins Peter Smith to look ahead to Saturday’s big clash between Arsenal and Liverpool. Could Jurgen Klopp’s side turn a frustrating season into a glorious one with a late top-four push and Champions League charge? Redknapp assesses their chances – and explains where they will have to strengthen in this summer’s transfer window. We also hear from Sky Sports News’ Man City reporter Ben Ransom on life after Sergio Aguero at the Etihad Stadium and who Pep Guardiola and his recruitment team will target to replace the iconic Argentina ace. Plus Sky Sports features writer Adam Bate examines Newcastle’s clash with Tottenham – two teams with lots still to play for during this run-in, and two managers who need a strong finish to the campaign.
02/04/211h 0m

The Women’s Football Show: Everton’s Izzy Christiansen, the FA’s Kelly Simmons and Sky Sports' new WSL broadcast deal

Everton midfielder Izzy Christiansen and the FA's Kelly Simmons join Jess Creighton and Sue Smith to reflect on Sky's new three-year deal to become the Women's Super League's primary broadcaster from September. We also hear from Manchester City’s Lucy Bronze and Manchester United’s Jackie Groenen on the growth of the women’s game and their hopes for the future.
26/03/2147m 1s

Premier League Review: Will Kane beat Shearer's record? | Newcastle redefine rock bottom | What's progress for Man Utd? | West Ham-Arsenal

In the latest Pitch to Post Review show, Jasper Taylor is joined by SkySports.com's Gerard Brand and Ron Walker to discuss the weekend's action | PART 1: West Ham 3-3 Arsenal assessed | Lingard praise: Should he stay at West Ham? | Why Arsenal need to sign Odegaard | PART 2: Newcastle's woes continue | Has Bruce lost the players? | How detrimental would relegation be? | Relegation predictions (19:18) | PART 3: Michael Bridge on Tottenham | A good end to a bad week | Will Kane stay and beat Shearer's record? | Is Jose actually under pressure? (30:45) | PART 4: Leicester and Rodgers praise | Missed chance for Man Utd, but do trophies = signs of progress? (43:19)
22/03/2150m 54s

Super Sunday: Arsenal fightback in six goal thriller, Tottenham beat Villa to move sixth

Kelly Cates is joined by Jamie Redknapp and Paul Merson to look back on Arsenal's remarkable three goal comeback against West Ham and Tottenham's 2-0 win over Aston Villa.
21/03/2146m 52s

SNF: Brighton cruise past Newcastle to boost surivial hopes

Kelly Cates is joined by Bobby Zamora and Graeme Souness to reflect on Brighton's 3-0 win over Newcastle; a defeat that sees Newcastle's problems deepen as Steve Bruce's side stay just two points above the relegation places while Brighton move six clear of drop zone.
20/03/2127m 17s

FNF: Bamford and Raphinha dent Fulham survival hopes

A goal and an assist from Patrick Bamford helped Leeds to a 2-1 win over Fulham at Craven Cottage in the Premier League, the defeat ramps up the pressure on Scott Parker's side. Jermaine Beckford and Mark Schwarzer join Kelly Cates to discuss the biggest talking points from the game as the London side failed to climb out of the bottom three.
19/03/2120m 0s

The Women’s Football Show: England’s Lucy Bronze on women’s safety, menstrual cycles and scientific developments in the women’s game

Manchester City and England’s Lucy Bronze discusses the importance of speaking out about women’s issues such as menstrual cycles and safety. Jess Creighton and Sue Smith are also joined by Huddersfield’s Beth Stanfield and Wolves manager Dan McNamara to reflect on the curtailment of the season for tiers three to six in the women’s game. Sheffield United manager Neil Redfearn also discusses the differences between managing in the men’s and women’s games.
19/03/2149m 44s

Premier League Preview: Brighton vs Newcastle relegation six-pointer assessed. Plus: How will Spurs respond to their Europa League shocker?

In this week’s Pitch to Post Preview Podcast Sky Sports News’ Elliot Cook and Keith Downie join Peter Smith to look ahead to a crucial clash in the battle against relegation, which sees Brighton host Newcastle on Saturday night. From analysis of what’s gone wrong this season, to tactics for this clash, and what defeat would mean for both managers, we have the ultimate lowdown on this pivotal game. We also have the latest on Arsenal following their progress to the quarter-finals of the Europa League, and ask Sky Sports football journalist Ron Walker whether West Ham can topple their London rivals.Plus, Sky Sports football journalist Charlotte Marsh reacts to Tottenham’s disastrous defeat to Dinamo Zagreb and discusses whether Jose Mourinho’s side can salvage their season domestically, starting with a tricky trip to Aston Villa.
19/03/2150m 42s

Premier League Review: Spurs' negative NLD approach assessed | Is top four now fixed? | What next for Sheff Utd and Wilder?

In the latest Pitch to Post Review show, Jasper Taylor is joined by Sky Sports News reporter Roger Clarke and SkySports.com senior football journalist Gerard Brand to discuss the weekend's action. | PART 1: North London derby | Lamela's Rabona | Why were Spurs so negative? | Arteta's ruthless Aubameyang call | Smith Rowe for Euro 2020 squad? (01:34) | PART 2: Is the top four fixed in place? | What on earth is the Europa Conference League? | Can a side finishing fourth not make CL? (22:28) | PART 3: Tim Thornton on Sheffield United | Why did Chris Wilder leave? | What next for the Blades? | What are Wilder's prospects? (39:00) | PART 4: Performance, performer and goal of the weekend | Jasper's teaser answer (51:10)
16/03/2159m 19s

MNF: Henry analyses Halaand & Mbappe, discusses his managerial career as Jota haunts Wolves in Liverpool’s narrow win

Thierry Henry returns to Sky Sports to join Jamie Carragher and Dave Jones as they reflect on how Arsenal won the north London derby. The duo also debate whether Kylian Mbappe or Erling Haaland would be the better replacement for Sergio Aguero at Manchester City. The pair react to Liverpool’s narrow 1-0 win against Wolves which saw Diogo Jota score against his former club and close the gap on the top four. And Henry discusses his managerial career so far.
15/03/211h 26m

Super Sunday: Iheanacho hat-trick punishes Blades, Arsenal fightback to beat Spurs & Hammers own goal gifts Man Utd win

David Jones is joined in the studio by Freddie Ljungberg, Michael Dawson, Jamie Redknapp and Bobby Zamora to analyse an action-packed Super Sunday.
14/03/2145m 28s

SNF: Milivojevic penalty sees of West Brom & Brilliant Burnley dent Everton's Euro hopes

Eddie Howe and Leon Osman analyse Crystal Palace's 1-0 win over West Brom and Burnley's impressive 2-1 win against Everton.
13/03/2124m 19s

The Women’s Football Show: Gabby George's injury nightmare, Angharad James' Olympic ambitions and how to tackle online abuse.

Everton's Gabby George opens up about her 12-month battle with injury as she was forced to wait for surgery due to the coronavirus pandemic. Reading and Wales midfielder Angharad James reveals her Olympic ambitions and discusses the issue of LGBT+ inclusivity within the women’s game. Jess Creighton and Sue Smith are also joined by Kick It Out boss Tony Burnett to discuss the growing problem of online abuse and how to make the game more inclusive.
12/03/2149m 56s

Premier League Preview: North London derby build up; Plus Diallo’s instant impact, and how do Everton become a top four side?

On this week’s Pitch to Post Preview Podcast we turn our attention to Arsenal vs Tottenham, as the north London rivals prepare to face off at the Emirates. Peter Smith is joined by Sky Sports football journalists Ben Grounds and Ron Walker to assess the big match. The panel reflect on positive Europa League wins for both sides, consider the potential team selection issues, and which team needs the win more. We also hear the latest from Sky Sports News reporter Alan Myers on Everton’s push for the Champions League spots, ahead of their tricky test against Burnley, while Ron returns to assess Amad Diallo’s fine first goal for Manchester United and the challenge they face on Sunday against an in-form West Ham, who also have ambitions for the top four.
12/03/2150m 37s

Counting The Cost: COVID’s impact on football’s finances

The financial cost of the past 12 months on football has been huge - and the scale of the damage, and the way it could affect how clubs are run in the future, is yet to be seen. As part of a special Sky Sports series exploring the impact of coronavirus on football we examine the impact of a year without fans and the way it will affect how clubs operate in the future - from season tickets to transfers.
11/03/2126m 28s

PL Live: Man City bounce back with big win over Saints

Kelly Cates is joined by Graeme Souness and Joleon Lescott as they react and analyse Manchester City’s 5-2 victory against Southampton which saw the league leaders bounce back after their defeat to neighbours Manchester United last Sunday.
10/03/2121m 18s

Behind Closed Doors: Football’s style shift without fans

As part of a special Sky Sports series exploring the impact of coronavirus on football, we have examined the impact of the past year without supporters on the way the game is played. During this podcast we’ll be sharing some of the data which illustrates the shift, and we’ll also be hearing from players and managers about their experiences in this challenging environment. Plus, we’ll be exploring some of the reasons why some teams have been able to adapt to the situation more successfully than others.
10/03/2116m 36s

MNF: Rob Green analyses England goalkeepers and reflects on international career, West Ham up to fifth and Rice mocks Lingard penalty miss

Former England goalkeeper Rob Green discusses England's goalkeeping prospects Nick Pope, Jordan Pickford and Dean Henderson and reflects on his own career with the national team, including that mistake against the USA in the World Cup. Jamie Carragher analyses West Ham's win over Leeds to lift them to fifth in the Premier League - is Champions League football a realistic ambition for David Moyes' side?
08/03/211h 25m

Premier League Review: Man City Quadruple a step too far? Bale's Spurs future, Liverpool crisis

Jasper Taylor is joined by Ben Ransom and Dharmesh Sheth to discuss the latest round of Premier League fixtures as Manchester United ended Manchester City's 21-game unbeaten run on Super Sunday. After a third straight win at the Etihad, what is it about this fixture that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer loves? And what are City's chances of an unprecedented Quadruple? After a sixth straight home defeat for Liverpool, beaten by Fulham on Sunday, we ask: could their form do irreparable damage? And there's praise for a huge statement victory for Scott Parker's side (19:53). In part three, Sky Sports News' Paul Gilmour talks all things Spurs in the Regional Review (36:34) - is Gareth Bale playing for his future at the club? And is Harry Kane the best striker in the world? And in part four, we get Dharmesh and Ben's performances of the week, including some praise for Luke Shaw (49:13).
08/03/2158m 31s

Super Sunday: Utd end City’s unbeaten run, Fulham condemn champions to sixth straight Anfield defeat, Bale and Kane at the double for Spurs

David Jones is joined in the studio by Roy Keane, Micah Richards and Graeme Souness to reflect on a busy Super Sunday which saw Manchester United end Manchester City's 28-game unbeaten run with a shock 2-0 victory at the Etihad. Liverpool's capitulation as champions stooped to an unprecedented low as Fulham boosted their survival hopes with a 1-0 win at Anfield and Harry Kane set up two goals for Gareth Bale and scored two himself as a stylish Spurs beat Crystal Palace 4-1 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
07/03/211h 1m

SNF: Amartey scores late to boost Leicester's top-four hopes; Saiss misses sitter to ensure stalemate in Midlands derby.

Kelly Cates is joined in the studio by Jamie Redknapp and Darren Bent as they analyse Leicester's 2-1 win over Brighton and the stalemate between Aston Villa and Wolves.
06/03/2130m 28s

The Women’s Football Show: Tottenham’s Alanna Kennedy, Birmingham boss Carla Ward and the art of coaching

Birmingham head coach Carla Ward joins Jess Creighton and Sue Smith for a special edition on coaching within the women’s game. Ward discusses her coaching style and the challenges of disciplining the unnamed players in her squad who broke social distancing rules by attending a party. We also hear from Tottenham defender Alanna Kennedy on the managerial changes at the club and her own future.
05/03/2148m 9s

Premier League Preview: Build-up to the Manchester derby, a look ahead to Aston Villa vs Wolves and analysis on Spurs recent upturn in form

In this week’s Pitch to Post preview podcast Alice Piper is joined by Sky Sports News reporters Ben Ransom and James Cooper to look ahead to the Manchester derby. Can City end United's 21-game unbeaten away run to stretch their Premier League lead to 17 points? We also hear from Rob Dorsett ahead of the Midlands derby between Aston Villa and Wolves, with both sides looking to return to winning ways. And Michael Bridge gives us his verdict on Tottenham's recent resurgence, as they prepare to welcome Crystal Palace.
05/03/211h 6m

PL Live: Chelsea go fourth as Liverpool lose again

David Jones is joined by Ashley Cole and Jamie Redknapp to reflect on Chelsea's victory over Liverpool, a win which boosts their top-four hopes and inflicts a fifth straight defeat for Liverpool at Anfield.
04/03/2145m 57s

PL Live: United drop points in race for top four

Kelly Cates is joined by Clinton Morrison and Andrew Cole to look back on Crystal Palace's 0-0 draw with Manchester United.
03/03/2133m 26s

MNF: Richarlison strike extends Saints' slump

David Jones is joined by Jamie Carragher and Mark Hughes to look back over Everton's 1-0 win over Southampton and discuss the rest of the weekend's Premier League action.
01/03/211h 16m

Premier League Review: Who leads the race for Erling Haaland? Are Man Utd too-risk averse? Plus: Relegation battle assessed

After another goalless draw with a big rival, is it time to question Manchester United's risk-averse ways? Or will this season be deemed a success for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side? Jasper Taylor is joined by Dharmesh Sheth and Gerard Brand to discuss the weekend's action in the Premier League in the latest Pitch to Post Review show. With rumours surrounding Erling Haaland's future in the newspapers again last week, we take an in-depth look at the finances involved and the potential suitors if the Borussia Dortmund forward was to move to the Premier League this summer (24:30). We also assess the relegation battle in the Premier League - are we seeing a four-team fight emerge? (42:40) - and we get Dharmesh and Gerard's performances of the week (50:02).
01/03/2157m 28s

Super Sunday: Ole fumes at officials, Bale stars for Spurs and Liverpool end losing run

David Jones is joined by Roy Keane, Graeme Souness and Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink to look back on an eventful Super Sunday which saw more VAR controversy in the draw between Chelsea and Manchester Utd while Liverpool ended a run of four successive Premier League losses with a 2-0 win at bottom club Sheffield United, boosting their hopes of finishing in the top four.
28/02/211h 1m

SNF: Brighton's controversial loss, Villa win at Leeds and Wolves draw at St James'

Kelly Cates is joined by Jermaine Beckford and Dion Dublin discuss a busy day of Premier League football after Brighton lost 1-0 at West Brom, Aston Villa defeated Leeds at Elland Road and Newcastle & Wolves played out a 1-1 draw.
27/02/2137m 49s

The Women’s Football Show: Ellen White’s hat-trick, Jill Scott’s 150th cap and Aston Villa’s Anita Asante.

Aston Villa defender Anita Asante analyses England’s 6-0 win over Northern Ireland in interim boss Hege Riise's first game in charge. We also hear from Ellen White on how it felt to score her first international hat-trick and midfielder Jill Scott reflects on earning her 150th cap.
26/02/2148m 59s

Premier League Preview: Jamie Redknapp's Liverpool verdict. Plus: Chelsea vs Man Utd build-up, and Tottenham’s tricky Burnley test

On this week’s Pitch to Post Preview Podcast, Jamie Redknapp joins Peter Smith to assess where Liverpool stand right now. The Sky Sports pundit explains why he thinks it would be a surprise if they make the top four and the reasons why he expects them to get back to their top level next season. We also hear from Sky Sports football writer Jack Wilkinson, who assesses Chelsea’s start under Thomas Tuchel, Man Utd’s talk of the title, and gives his verdict on why the next couple of months could be key for the future of Jose Mourinho and Tottenham. Plus he shares his Pitch for the weekend!
26/02/2146m 12s

Premier League Review: Do Man City really need Lionel Messi? | Does a trophy-less Jose get another year? | Everton joy, Newcastle fears

Jasper Taylor is joined by Ben Grounds and Nick Wright to discuss a first Merseyside derby win for Everton at Anfield since 1999 as Carlo Ancelotti's side march on, while Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool suffer a fourth straight defeat. Which side will finish in the top four? We also discuss the likelihood of Lionel Messi moving to Manchester City in the summer and ask: do the Premier League leaders really need him? Sky Sports News' Keith Downie joins the show to talk all things Newcastle - will Mike Ashley sack Steve Bruce if the Toon enter the bottom three? And in part four, we discuss West Ham's win over Tottenham on Sunday, mapping the Hammers' progress, and asking: if Jose Mourinho fails to win a trophy or finish in the top four this season, does he get another year?
23/02/211h 2m

MNF: Palace steal the points at the death

David Jones is joined by Jamie Carragher and Gus Poyet to look back over Crystal Palace's last-gasp 2-1 win over rivals Brighton, plus analysis of the weekend's matches in the Premier League.
22/02/211h 11m

Super Sunday: City stretch run with away win at Emirates

David Jones is joined by Jamie Redknapp, Alex Scott and Micah Richards look back at runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City's 1-0 away win against Arsenal. Plus, they analyse the earlier Super Sunday games.
21/02/2145m 7s

SNF: Everton win at Anfield for first time since 1999

Kelly Cates is joined by Graeme Souness and Joleon Lescott to look back at Everton’s win over local rivals Liverpool, a fourth home league defeat in a row. Plus they analyse what Fulham’s win over relegation rivals Sheffield United means for battle at the bottom for the rest of the season.
20/02/2127m 23s

The Women’s Football Show: Emma Hayes, Hope Powell and Sam Mewis

Chelsea manager Emma Hayes discusses the club’s Champions League and WSL ambitions, losing their 33-game unbeaten run in the WSL and the differences between men’s and women’s brains. Jess Creighton and Sue Smith are also joined by Brighton boss Hope Powell to reflect on their shock win against Chelsea, and Manchester City’s Sam Mewis discusses her efforts to raise awareness about issues of social injustice and inequality.
19/02/2149m 6s

Premier League Preview: Graeme Souness assesses Liverpool's form ahead of the Merseyside derby, and can anyone beat Man City right now?

In this week’s Pitch to Post Preview Podcast Alice Piper is joined by Graeme Souness to look ahead to this weekend's Merseyside derby, as Liverpool aim to avoid a fourth Premier League defeat in a row. We also hear from Sky Sports football journalist Oliver Yew on Arsenal, who face the difficult task of taking on Manchester City after the league leaders set yet another record with their midweek win over Everton. Plus, Sky Sports News reporter Rob Dorsett gives us his verdict on Harvey Barnes' remarkable development at Leicester ahead of their Super Sunday trip to Aston Villa.
19/02/2155m 51s

Relegation rivals share points at Turf Moor

Reaction and analysis from Turf Moor as Premier League relegation rivals Burnley and Fulham shared the points in a 1-1 draw with two quickfire goals after half-time.
17/02/2121m 43s

Premier League Review: Should Harry Kane leave Tottenham? | What does Arsenal's future attack look like? Man Utd's defence analysed

In the latest Pitch to Post Review show, Jasper Taylor is joined by Roger Clarke, Gerard Brand and Paul Gilmour to discuss the weekend action in the Premier League. After Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang returned to form with a hat-trick in Arsenal's 4-2 win over Leeds, we assess the Gunners' front line going forward, with several moving parts involving Lacazette, Martinelli, Nketiah, Balogun and more.We assess Manchester United's defensive line after their 1-1 draw with West Brom on Sunday, and ask: did they get an £80m defender in Harry Maguire? And does he have the right partner? In the Regional Review, Paul Gilmour discusses the Gareth Bale situation, and we also assess the likelihood of Harry Kane leaving Tottenham in the future as he approaches his peak years. We also get the panelists' predicted top four for the season. And in part four, we look at Fulham's chances of survival, and get the performances of the week.
16/02/211h 11m

MNF: Werner gets back to goalscoring ways

David Jones is joined by Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher to look back on Chelsea's 2-0 win over Newcastle which saw Timo Werner finally break his goalscoring drought.
15/02/2145m 33s

MNF: Werner gets back to goalscoring ways

David Jones is joined by Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher to look back on Chelsea's 2-0 win over Newcastle which saw Timo Werner finally break his goalscoring drought.
15/02/211h 7m

Super Sunday - WBA hold Man Utd and Arsenal impress against Leeds

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and Graeme Souness discuss Manchester United's draw away at West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal's 4-2 win over Leeds United at the Emirates Stadium. Hear from Man Utd captain Harry Maguire who felt like he was denied a clear penalty by VAR in the 1-1 draw, Arsenal hat-trick hero Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Gunners' boss Mikel Arteta and Leeds' Marcelo Bielsa.
14/02/2126m 47s

SNF: Gundogan strikes twice as City hold off Spurs, Martinez denies Brighton as Villa hold on

Kelly Cates is joined by Jamie Redknapp and Micah Richards as they discuss Manchester City's commanding win over Tottenham and hail Emiliano Martinez's man of the match display as Aston Villa held out for a goalless draw at Brighton.
13/02/2135m 13s

The Women’s Football Show: England interim manager Hege Riise, Manchester City striker Ellen White and a new era for the Lionesses

England interim manager Hege Riise explains what style of football fans can expect under her leadership and the reasons behind her selection decisions for her first Lionesses squad. Manchester City and England striker Ellen White talks breaking records, showboating and her Olympic ambitions. Former England stars Rachel Yankey and Claire Rafferty also join the show to reflect on a busy week in the WSL.
12/02/2149m 27s

Premier League Preview: Guardiola v Mourinho, Arsenal’s dip and development, and how far away are Man Utd?

In this week’s Pitch to Post Preview Podcast Peter Smith is joined by Sky Sports News reporter Paul Gilmour and Sky Sports feature writer Nick Wright to look ahead to Saturday’s clash between Pep Guardiola’s Man City and Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham, with the league leaders’ imperious form and Gareth Bale’s continued absence from the Spurs XI on the agenda. We also hear from Sky Sports pundit Alan Smith on Arsenal’s inconsistency, how Mikel Arteta is building for a better campaign next season, and whether Leeds striker Patrick Bamford can make it into England’s squad for the Euros. Plus, Nick Wright delivers his verdict on why Manchester United should be ready for a title tilt, Sam Allardyce’s struggles to turn things around at West Brom, and shares his Pitch for what will happen in the Premier League this weekend.
12/02/2142m 54s

Leeds impress during Palace win, England's striking options for the Euros, depth at full-back and Chris Coleman on Gareth Bale

David Jones is joined by Jamie Carragher and former Wales manager Chris Coleman to dissect Leeds' impressive win over Crystal Palace in the Premier League. There is also discussion on England's striking options ahead of the Euros and some impressive depth at full-back with Trent Alexander-Arnold, Ben Godfrey and James Justin. Plus, Chris Coleman selects the best XI players he's worked with and explains what makes Gareth Bale so special.
08/02/2150m 22s

Premier League Review: Liverpool not blameless for bad luck | Man Utd's summer transfer priorities | What has Tuchel changed at Chelsea?

Alisson may have had cold feet in the 4-1 defeat by Manchester City on Super Sunday, but are Liverpool's excuses running thin? And has their decision-making off the pitch been poor this season? Jasper Taylor is joined by Gerard Brand and Ben Ransom to talk through the latest round of Premier League fixtures, as Manchester City put one hand on the trophy with a thumping win at Anfield (05:08). Would this be Pep Guardiola's best title? After Thomas Tuchel's Chelsea won for the third straight game, we asses how the German has changed the side's structure, as well as some praise for the underrated Mason Mount (25:15). In the Regional Review, James Cooper joins us to talk all things Manchester United (36:00): Is there any danger of David de Gea being dropped? And are they still targetting an attacker in the summer? And in part four, we look back on a nightmare week for Southampton, who conceded 12 goals in two games (49:04).
08/02/211h 0m

Man City destroy Liverpool at Anfield, Tuchel's run continues

David Jones is joined by Graeme Souness, Roy Keane and Micah Richards to look back on Manchester City's superb 4-1 win at Anfield over title rivals, Liverpool, and Chelsea's 2-1 victory over Sheffield United at Brammall Lane.
07/02/2154m 19s

Calvert-Lewin grabs Everton last-gasp draw at Man Utd and VAR controversy between Fulham and West Ham

Kelly Cates is joined in the studio by Jamie Redknapp, Gary Neville and Leon Osman to discuss a thrilling 3-3 draw between Man Utd and Everton at Old Trafford and reflect on a controversial end to Fulham’s 0-0 draw with West Ham and referee Mike Dean's decision to send off West Ham’s Tomas Soucek in the closing minutes of the game.
06/02/2136m 4s

The Women’s Football Show: Gillian Coultard, Pernille Harder and gender comparisons within the game.

Former England captain Gillian Coultard reflects on her career and being awarded an MBE, while Chelsea forward Pernille Harder talks title ambitions and equality within the game. Jess Creighton and Sue Smith are also joined by Sheffield United’s Courtney Sweetman-Kirk to discuss Emma Hayes’ being linked with AFC Wimbledon and the issue of diversity within the game.
05/02/2151m 28s

Pitch to Post Preview: Liverpool v Man City special: Jamie Carragher’s verdict, team news & line-ups, and the standout stats

In this week’s Pitch to Post Preview Podcast Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher joins Peter Smith for an in-depth look at Sunday’s big clash between Liverpool and Man City. Carragher gives his verdict on whether Liverpool can recover in the title race after their defeat to Brighton – and what they will have to do to beat Man City in their must-win match at Anfield.
04/02/2158m 2s

Pitch to Post Review: Is Dias signing of the year? | Why are Man Utd shy in big games? | Liverpool/Spurs' contrasting week | Toon praise

There’s no such thing as January blues at Manchester City as Pep Guardiola's side win nine out of nine, helped by the wall that is Ruben Dias. Has his impact been bigger than Virgil van Dijk's at Liverpool? In the latest Pitch to Post Review show, Jasper Taylor is joined by Kate Burlaga and Gerard Brand to discuss just that, as well as another goalless draw for Manchester United against a so-called big six side (20:05). Is their title tilt over before it began? And what is success for Arsenal this season? In part three we focus on Newcastle after their shock 2-0 win at Everton (33:39), masterminded by Graeme, sorry, Steve, erm... well, we figure out exactly who deserves the credit. And in part four we look back on a good week for Liverpool and a bad week for Jose Mourinho’s Spurs (43:51), plus the performers, performances and goals of the week.
01/02/2158m 11s

Leeds travel to Leicester, Liverpool take on the Hammers and Brighton host Spurs

Graeme Souness, Carlton Cole and Jamie Redknapp analyse today's fixtures including Leicester v Leeds, West Ham v Liverpool and Brighton v Tottenham on today's Sky Sports Super Sunday.
31/01/211h 6m

Southampton on wrong end of two VAR decisions

Kelly Cates is joined by Roy Keane and Jamie Carragher to look back on Aston Villa's 1-0 victory over Southampton where the Saints were the victim of two marginal VAR decisions.
30/01/2123m 14s

Pitch to Post Preview – Arsenal v Man Utd build-up, plus: Man City’s title charge, Liverpool’s return to form, and problems for Tottenham

In this week’s Pitch to Post Preview Podcast Sky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp joins Peter Smith to look ahead to Arsenal’s big Saturday night clash with Manchester United, and gives his verdict on Emile Smith Rowe, Martin Odegaard – and why Man Utd slipped up against Sheffield United. We also get the inside story on Man City’s title pursuit from Sky Sports News reporter Ben Ransom, who explains how one City star has been transformed by Pep Guardiola’s methods this season. And Sky Sports feature writer Adam Bate reflects on Liverpool’s much-needed win at Tottenham – and the injuries sustained which could impact both sides. Plus he makes his Pitch for what will happen in the next round of Premier League games…
29/01/2142m 7s

Pitch to Post Review: Lampard sacked - what went wrong? | All 20 Premier League teams assessed in half-term report

In a bumper Review show, the panel recover from spitting out their coffee on Monday morning to react to the news that Frank Lampard has lost his job as Chelsea manager. Where did it go wrong for Lampard? Did he lack experience? And what would replacement Thomas Tuchel bring? Jasper Taylor is joined by Roger Clarke, Gerard Brand and Mark McAdam for the latest Pitch to Post review, as we analyse all 20 Premier League clubs in the half-term review. In possibly the most bizarre Premier League season in history, which has seen eight different leaders, we cover every team from the rise of Ole’s United to the fall of Wilder’s. ||| Part one: Lampard reaction, Chelsea's season assessed (01:51) -- Part two: Man Utd, Liverpool, Leicester, Everton, West Ham and Aston Villa (18:24) -- Part three: Tottenham, Leeds, Crystal Palace, Wolves and Newcastle (36:11) -- Part four: Southampton and Brighton with south coast reporter Mark McAdam (49:55) -- Part five: Man City, Arsenal, Burnley, Fulham, West Brom and Sheff Utd (59:51)
25/01/211h 9m

Villa ease past lacklustre Newcastle

Kelly Cates is joined in the studio by Jamie Redknapp and Darren Bent as Aston Villa moved back into the top half of the Premier League thanks to a comfortable 2-0 victory over a lacklustre Newcastle at Villa Park.
23/01/2122m 22s

Burnley end Liverpool's unbeaten home run

David Jones is joined by Graeme Souness, Tom Heaton and Jamie Carragher to look back on Liverpool's first home defeat since April 2017 as Ashley Barnes' late penalty earned Burnley a 1-0 win, bringing the champions' 68-game unbeaten Premier League run at Anfield to an end.
21/01/2133m 9s

Leicester sweep aside lacklustre Chelsea to go top

Kelly Cates is joined in the studio by Jamie Redknapp to discuss Leicester's comfortable 2-0 victory over Chelsea at the King Power Stadium; a win that saw Leicester move to the top of the Premier League.
19/01/2123m 58s

Aubameyang scores twice to fire Arsenal into top half

David Jones is joined by Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher to analyse Arsenal’s win over Newcastle on Monday Night Football, plus they answer your Twitter questions.
18/01/211h 4m

Pitch to Post Review: Man City's 'win' at Anfield | Are people too hard on Leeds? | Wolves' dip assessed | Plus: Do Liverpool need a No 9?

In the latest Pitch to Post Review show Jasper Taylor is joined by Gerard Brand and Ben Ransom to discuss Manchester City's win at Anfield, ahem, sorry, Liverpool's goalless draw with Manchester United at Anfield (01:54), which only had the team 30 miles away at the Etihad Stadium truly celebrating. Why are Liverpool misfiring? And are City rightly favourites for the title now? In part two we focus on Leeds after their third straight defeat (22:29), but are we too hard on Marcelo Bielsa's side? We're also joined by Adam Bate to discuss all things Midlands football, with a focus on Wolves' dip in form (35:48), and in part four we answer your Twitter questions (45:51), including: Why no offside flags? And should Liverpool be after an out-and-out striker?
18/01/2158m 10s

Liverpool and Man Utd play out title stalemate while City move up to second with Palace romp

Roy Keane, Micah Richards and Graeme Souness look back on Liverpool and Manchester United's goalless draw at Anfield and Manchester City's impressive 4-0 win over Crystal Palace while they predict who they think will be top of the table at the end of the season.
17/01/2159m 9s

Chelsea relief as Mount grabs win against 10-man Fulham

Kelly Cates is joined in the studio by Jamie Redknapp and Wayne Bridge as they discuss Chelsea's narrow victory over Fulham at Craven Cottage.
16/01/2133m 35s

Pitch to Post Preview – Liverpool v Man Utd: Graeme Souness’ big match verdict; plus: the likely XIs, injury news, and predictions

In a special Pitch to Post Preview Podcast we look ahead to Sunday’s blockbuster between Liverpool and Man Utd at Anfield. Sky Sports pundit Graeme Souness joins Peter Smith to discuss the big match, including why the hosts will be wary of their rivals and which players must stand up and deliver for their side. We also get the latest team news and possible starting XIs from Sky Sports News reporters James Cooper and Vinny O’Connor, while football writer Lewis Jones – AKA Jones Knows – makes his Pitch for what will happen in the game.
14/01/2148m 34s

Stubborn Palace hold flat Arsenal

Kelly Cates is joined by Alex Scott and Jamie Redknapp to discuss Arsenal's goalless draw with Crystal Palace.
14/01/2121m 50s

Pogba fires United top of the Premier League

Reaction and analysis as Manchester United move three points clear at the top of the table; Paul Pogba's second league goal of the season sees off Burnley.
12/01/2125m 4s

Pitch to Post Preview: Are Man Utd title contenders? Plus: The secret to Arsenal’s turnaround, and the impact of coronavirus at Aston Villa

This week on the Pitch to Post Preview Podcast we look ahead to the midweek Premier League games. Peter Smith is joined by Sky Sports News reporter James Cooper to discuss Man Utd’s title credentials, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side aiming to go clear at the top on Tuesday. Sky Sports football journalist Oliver Yew lifts the lid on Arsenal’s turnaround and makes his bold Pitch for Sheff Utd vs Newcastle. Plus, Sky Sports News reporter Rob Dorsett has the latest on the impact coronavirus is having at Aston Villa, following the postponement of their game with Tottenham, tells the story of Louie Barry, and discusses Wolves vs Everton.
11/01/2141m 9s

Pitch to Post Review: What's behind Liverpool's blip & Arsenal's recovery? | Will Lampard get time? | Winter winners & losers

It's a New Year, it’s a new lockdown, but it’s the same entertaining, unpredictable, bizarre season. Jasper Taylor is joined by Nick Wright and Gerard Brand to analyse the winter period in the Premier League, as Manchester City brought themselves firmly into title reckoning with a statement victory at Chelsea, leaving Frank Lampard under pressure at Stamford Bridge (04:01). Arsenal have gone from crisis to relative calm after their young players helped them to three wins in a (Smith) Rowe, easing Mikel Arteta's concerns of facing the Saka (17:13). In the Regional Review, SSN reporter Vinny O'Connor talks all things Liverpool, as an underwhelming 10 days leaves them level on points with Man Utd at the top of the table, with their bitter rivals up next in the Premier League (31:36). Do they have a new defender up their sleeves for January? And in part four, Nick and Gerard run through their winners and losers over the Christmas and New Year period (47:53).
05/01/2156m 48s

MNF: Ings magic inflicts Liverpool's second defeat

David Jones is joined by Paul Ince and Jamie Carragher on Monday Night Football to analyse Southampton's win over Liverpool and the rest of the weekend's action, plus Paul Ince looks back over his career.
04/01/2156m 41s

City blitz Chelsea to add to Lampard woe

David Jones is joined in the Super Sunday studio by Roy Keane, Micah Richards and Graeme Souness as they analyse Manchester City's dominant performance over a below par Chelsea side at Stamford Bridge.
03/01/2144m 54s

West Brom stun Liverpool at Anfield while late Saiss goal denies Spurs as Wolves claim deserved draw

David Jones is joined by Jamie Redknapp and Bobby Zamora to analyse Liverpool’s shock 1-1 draw with West Brom and a determined Wolves performance which saw them come from behind to snatch a late draw against Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham.
27/12/2049m 17s

Youthful Arsenal stun Chelsea to ease pressure on Arteta

Kelly Cates is joined by Alex Scott and Rob Green to discuss Arsenal's Boxing Day win over Chelsea.
26/12/2044m 57s

The Women’s Football Show: Greatest of All Time Special

This special episode features legends of the women’s game including Alex Morgan, Carli Lloyd, Kelly Smith, Christine Sinclair, Nadine Angerer and Lucy Bronze.
25/12/2046m 26s

Pitch to Post Review: What if Man Utd actually clicked? Arteta's stats debunked, Leicester/Everton praise and overhyped Leeds?

Manchester United are in contention having barely performed this season - how good could they be if they actually clicked? In the last Pitch to Post Review of 2020, Jasper Taylor is joined by Gerard Brand and Ben Ransom to discuss Manchester United's chaotic 6-2 win over Leeds, and whether in fact Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side are title contenders (04:12). As for Leeds, we analyse Marcelo Bielsa's unapologetic style, and whether it can last (13:00). The shambles at Arsenal continues as they are beaten at Everton, and after Mikel Arteta channels his inner Rafa Benitez with a list of statistics, the panel provide some other damning metrics (16:47). In the Regional Review, Adam Bate discusses West Brom, Aston Villa and Wolves (32:59), and in part four we look at Tottenham's defeat by Leicester as Jose Mourinho was played at his own game to cap off a bad week (42:36).
22/12/2056m 25s

MNF: Lampard triumphs over old club West Ham

David Jones is joined by Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher to look back on Chelsea's 3-0 win over West Ham, plus there's a discussion about who makes their team of 2020.
21/12/2044m 49s

Brutal Man Utd hit Leeds for six & Spurs gift helps Leicester to second

David Jones is joined by Roy Keane and Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink to discuss Man Utd and Leciester's superb wins on Super Sunday.
20/12/2040m 26s

Newcastle fail to break down 10-man Fulham

Kelly Cates is joined by Jamie Redknapp and Graeme Souness to discuss Newcastle's draw with Fulham on Saturday Night Football.
19/12/2014m 43s

The Women’s Football Show: Steph Houghton, the art of captaincy and Karen Hills on life after Spurs

Manchester City and England captain Steph Houghton speaks to Geoff Shreeves about her style of captaincy, coping with pressure and her Champions League ambitions. Former Arsenal and England striker Kelly Smith discusses the art of captaincy, and former Tottenham manager Karen Hills reflects on her departure from the club.
18/12/2046m 55s

Pitch to Post Preview: Ancelotti and Arteta’s first years assessed; Plus Bale and Alli latest, and why Leeds could trouble Man Utd

This week on the Pitch to Post Preview Podcast, Peter Smith is joined by Sky Sports News reporter Alan Myers and Sky Sports pundit Alan Smith to analyse Carlo Ancelotti and Mikel Arteta’s work at Everton and Arsenal, ahead of their one year anniversaries. Who has done the better job? We also hear from SSN reporter Paul Gilmour on whether Tottenham will bounce back from a frustrating week against Leicester – and the latest on Gareth Bale’s fitness and Dele Alli’s future. And Sky Sports feature writer Nick Wright assesses Man Utd’s 3-2 win at Sheffield United and makes his Pitch for why Leeds could upset Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side at Old Trafford…
18/12/2047m 7s

Pitch to Post Review: Arsenal in crisis, lucky Liverpool, Newcastle focus and why hugs should be banned

Arsenal are officially in crisis, but at least the merch looks good! Jasper Taylor is joined by Kate Burlaga and Gerard Brand to discuss the weekend's Premier League action, as Arsenal lost again at the Emirates, meaning their current points tally has them on track to finish 15th this season (05:27). How low does it have to go for Mikel Arteta to face the sack? The panel also discuss Liverpool's 1-1 draw at Fulham on Super Sunday (18:30), and why the injury to Diogo Jota could have big ramifications for Jurgen Klopp's side. In the Regional Review, we talk all things Newcastle with Sky Sports News reporter Keith Downie - takeover talk is on the menu again, as well as Steve Bruce's intentions for the January window (32:23). And in part four, we discuss a turgid Manchester derby (45:30) which brought more questions than answers, including: should players really be hugging and smiling after serving up such a dour performance?
14/12/2059m 31s

Super Sunday: 10-man Arsenal stunned by Burnley

Graeme Souness and Patrice Evra joined David Jones in the Super Sunday studio. Granit Xhaka was sent off for violent conduct and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored an own goal as Arsenal's dismal season hit a new low with a 1-0 loss to Burnley at the Emirates Stadium.
13/12/2026m 3s

Super Sunday: 10-man Arsenal stunned by Burnley

Graeme Souness and Patrice Evra joined David Jones in the Super Sunday studio. Granit Xhaka was sent off for violent conduct and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored an own goal as Arsenal's dismal season hit a new low with a 1-0 loss to Burnley at the Emirates Stadium.
13/12/2024m 52s

SNF: City and Utd fail to send out title message in drab draw

Kelly Cates is joined by Roy Keane, Gary Neville and Micah Richards to analyse a drab and disappointing Manchester derby.
12/12/2051m 7s

Friday Night Football: West Ham aerial threat too much for Leeds

Kelly Cates is joined by Rob Green and Jermaine Beckford to analyse West Ham's trip to Elland Road. Their 2-1 win over Leeds means they move to fifth in the Premier League table.
11/12/2019m 39s

The Women’s Football Show: Scotland’s heartbreak, gender stereotypes and serving Sir Alex Ferguson!

Jess Creighton and Sue Smith are joined by Scotland captain Rachel Corsie to reflect on her side’s failure to qualify for Euro 2022 and a surprise encounter with Sir Alex Ferguson! Former Wales captain Laura McAllister discusses her bid to join the FIFA council and the need for more diversity at the top of the game. We also hear from Nia Jones and Lauren Nicholls on how they juggled dual careers in football and netball, while Goal Diggers FC’s Esther Jones Russell discusses how to break gender stereotypes within the game.
11/12/2047m 30s

Pitch to Post Preview: Man Utd v Man City preview; Plus Tottenham analysis, Arsenal’s attack, and Liverpool’s strength in depth

This week on the Pitch to Post Preview Podcast, Peter Smith is joined by Sky Sports News reporters James Cooper and Ben Ransom to discuss the Manchester derby, including whether David de Gea will be dropped, why John Stones is back in the City side, and how it could all play out. Their colleague Michael Bridge is on the line to discuss Crystal Palace vs table-toppers Tottenham, plus Sky Sports Data Editor Adam Smith has the numbers behind Arsenal’s attack and Liverpool’s strength in depth – as well as his Pitch for what will happen in the Premier League this weekend!
11/12/2051m 50s

MNF: Ings back with a bang as VAR costs Brighton

Dave Jones is joined by Jamie Carragher and Freddie Ljungberg as they analyse the talking points from Southampton’s 1-2 win against Brighton that yet again saw VAR take centre stage. The trio also discuss Paul Pogba’s agent’s recent comments about the Manchester United midfielder as well as looking back at Ljungberg’s memorable career at Arsenal.
07/12/2049m 17s

Pitch to Post Review: Was Aouar meant to replace Ozil? Plus: The Spurs-Arsenal gulf, fans return, West Ham focus & Sheff Utd woes

Arsenal's derby defeat means they sit 11 points behind Tottenham with just over a quarter of the season gone. Has the gulf in north London ever been this large? Jasper Taylor is joined by Dharmesh Sheth and Gerard Brand to discuss Spurs' continued fine form (03:35), as well as assessing Arsenal's lack of creativity as we ask: was Mikel Arteta expecting the Gunners to sign Houssem Aouar in the summer? And did he oust Mesut Ozil too early? (14:21) Sky Sports' digital journalist Oliver Yew also joins the show to give his first-hand experience of fans returning to stadiums (22:09), and Kaveh Solhekol is on the Regional Review to talk all things West Ham (34:07). And in part four, we discuss Sheffield United's woes as they prop up the table following the worst-ever start by any club to a Premier League campaign (46:08).
07/12/2059m 8s

Super Sunday: Spurs duo win the NLD

David Jones is joined by Alex Scott and Graeme Souness to look back on Tottenham's win over local rivals, Arsenal, where star strikers Harry Kane and Hueng-min Son were once against Spurs' matchwinners.
06/12/2049m 14s

SNF: Chelsea go top with victory over Leeds, while Man Utd comeback stuns West Ham

Kelly Cates is joined by Patrice Evra and Rob Green to analyse Chelsea's 3-1 win over Leeds which saw the west London club go top of the Premier League and they also discuss Man Utd's remarkable second half comeback against West Ham.
05/12/2026m 28s

The Women’s Football Show: LGBTQ+ inclusivity within the men’s and women’s games, N. Ireland’s success and the US team’s bid for equality

Jess Creighton and Sue Smith are joined by Football v Homophobia’s Annette Nelson to discuss the issue of LGBTQ+ inclusivity within the women’s game and how it compares to the men’s game. We also hear from Brighton’s Fliss Gibbons and Hope Powell on the club’s support for Rainbow Laces campaign, while Northern Ireland’s Marissa Callaghan and Simone Magill reflect on securing an historic Women's European Championship play-off spot and what it means to the players.
04/12/2049m 12s

Pitch to Post Preview: Redknapp assesses Tottenham and Arsenal; Plus the return of fans, Chelsea’s striker dilemma, and more!

This week on the Pitch to Post Preview Podcast, Jamie Redknapp joins Peter Smith and Adam Bate to look ahead to the north London derby and assess Tottenham and Arsenal’s contrasting form. Sky Sports News reporter Rob Dorsett also has the latest from Leicester and the future of Jonny Evans, while we discuss whether Olivier Giroud should be Chelsea’s first-choice striker and Man Utd’s tricky trip to West Ham. Plus we hear from a Charlton supporter about the experience of returning to watch live football. Adam also makes his bold Pitch for what he thinks will happen in this weekend’s Premier League action – and it’s good news for the teams in the relegation zone…!
04/12/2053m 22s

VAR drama sees Hammers defeat Villa and Fulham shock Leicester

David Jones is joined by Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville as they discuss another controversial evening of football thanks to VAR, after Aston Villa had a goal ruled out for offside in stoppage time. They also analyse Fulham's shock win at Leicester City and how Jose Mourinho has turned Spurs into a title-chasing team.
30/11/201h 5m

Pitch to Post Review: How Jose transformed Ndombele & Dier, are Man Utd better away? Plus: Everton's season of two halves

Having been left in the cold, how exactly has Jose Mourinho transformed Tanguy Ndombele into one of Tottenham's most key players? Jasper Taylor is joined by Ben Ransom and Gerard Brand in the latest Pitch to Post Review show to discuss just that (07:55), as well as Eric Dier's form as he ditches the 'versatility' tag. Spurs are top, but what happens if opponents out-Jose Jose? (13:48) We also discuss Man Utd's dramatic 3-2 win over Southampton thanks to super sub Edinson Cavani (22:16), and ask: where would Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side be if they played the entire season away from home? Answer: probably better off. In the Regional Review, Alan Myers joins us to talk all things Everton in their season of two halves so far (36:04), and in the Treatment Table we round up the latest injury news, and join Jurgen Klopp in getting stuck into the five-sub debate (47:18).
30/11/2058m 21s

Cavani inspires United, Spurs draw at the Bridge and Wolves beat poor Arsenal

David Jones is joined by Roy Keane and Jimmy Floyd-Hasselbaink as they take a look at a bumper Super Sunday. They discuss Manchester United's 3-2 comeback win over Southampton, Chelsea's stalemate against Spurs and how lacklustre Arsenal lost to Wolves.
29/11/2046m 10s

Leeds win at Everton and Baggies topple the Blades

Kelly Cates is joined by Graeme Souness and Tim Cahill as they discuss Raphinha's winner for Leeds against Everton and West Brom's 1-0 win over Sheffield United near the bottom of the table.
28/11/2025m 33s

The Women’s Football Show: Matt Beard on leaving West Ham, and possible links between football and dementia.

Former West Ham manager Matt Beard reflects on his time at the club and the development of the Women’s Super League in recent years. Jess Creighton and Sue Smith are also joined by Brain injury specialist Dr Michael Grey to discuss the possible links between heading the ball and dementia.
27/11/2049m 20s

Pitch to Post Preview: Are Chelsea and Spurs title contenders? Plus Man Utd ‘leader’ Bruno Fernandes and Arsenal’s creativity problems.

This week on the Pitch to Post Preview Podcast, Peter Smith is joined by Michael Bridge and Charlotte Marsh to look ahead to a blockbuster London derby between title hopefuls Chelsea and Tottenham, James Cooper explains how Bruno Fernandes has become Man Utd’s leader, and we analyse Arsenal’s creativity problems. Plus, Tim Thornton has the latest from Leeds and Sheffield United – including the story of how the Blades almost signed Diego Maradona! Charlotte then makes her bold Pitch for what she thinks will happen in this weekend’s Premier League action…
27/11/2049m 4s

Burnley record first win and Wolves and Saints share the spoils

David Jones and Jamie Carragher are joined by former Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe to look back on Burnley's 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace, and the 1-1 draw between Wolves and Southampton.
23/11/2057m 35s

Pitch to Post Review: The perfect season for Jose? Why Jota is signing of the summer, and Martial's 'bizarre' form

A vintage bottle of Jose Mourinho... now drink it in! Jasper Taylor is joined by Dharmesh Sheth and Gerard Brand to discuss all the weekend's action in the Premier League, as Tottenham moved to the top of the table with a statement victory over Man City. Is the season set up perfectly for him? (05:13) We'll also look at where Man City are struggling (16:53), and dissect Liverpool's brilliant 3-0 victory over Leicester (24:43): was this their best performance of 2020? We're joined by James Cooper in the Regional Review to discuss all things Manchester United (40:04)- will they make moves in the transfer window, and just what has happened to Anthony Martial? Plus, in the Treatment Table, we take sides in the club vs country row (54:45), and Dharmesh has a solution for the five-subs argument.
23/11/201h 4m

Liverpool beat Leicester to break incredible club record

David Jones is joined by Patrice Evra and Freddie Ljunberg to discuss Liverpool's record breaking victory over Leicester on Super Sunday.
22/11/2030m 31s

Spurs make big statement as City fall for Jose classic

David Jones is joined by Micah Richards and Jamie Redknapp to discuss Tottenham's superb victory over Manchester City on Saturday Night Football.
21/11/2035m 22s

Pitch to Post Preview: Alan Smith on Pep’s City contract and Arsenal’s issues; plus Liverpool’s injury crisis, and secrets to Saints’ succes

Alan Smith joins Peter Smith on this week’s Pitch to Post Preview Podcast to discuss Pep Guardiola’s new Man City contract, Tottenham’s title hopes and what’s going wrong at Arsenal. Plus, Sky Sports News reporter Vinny O’Connor has the latest on Liverpool’s growing injury list ahead of their clash with Leicester, and his colleague Mark McAdam lifts the lid on Southampton’s strong start to the season. Plus Sky Sports football journalist Ron Walker talks Leicester and West Ham, and makes his Pitch for what will happen in the Premier League this weekend.
20/11/2058m 0s

£1bn spent since Fergie: Man Utd's transfers assessed - the hits, the flops, the managers, the hierarchy

In the 2020 summer transfer window, Manchester United surpassed £1bn spent on players since Sir Alex Ferguson retired in 2013. The honours they have to show for it? An FA Cup, a League Cup, and a Europa League. So why hasn’t money spent translated into success? On this Pitch to Post Podcast special, Jasper Taylor is joined by James Cooper, Gerard Brand and Jack Wilkinson to take an in-depth look at Manchester United AD - that’s After Dominance - and dissect their transfer business post Fergie. We go through the managers (06:05), Ed Woodward and the hierarchy (23:06), and ask: do United need a sporting director? We also look to the future, including what the club should do with Paul Pogba (35:52), and Jack and Gerard give their 5-4-3-2-1: five worst, four best, three that got away early, two past legends to rejoin and the one future signing in today's market (48:46).
16/11/201h 8m

The Women’s Football Show: The impact of the coronavirus on the women’s game and why aren’t there more female coaches in the men’s game?

Arsenal and Netherlands striker Vivianne Miedema discusses breaking the Women's Super League scoring record, having Ian Wright as a fan and Sarina Wiegman’s new role with England. Jess Creighton and Sue Smith reflect on a new FIFPRO report on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the women’s game, and Newcastle Men’s Academy coach Natalie Henderson discusses the lack of female coaches in the men’s game.
13/11/2046m 16s

Pitch to Post International Preview: Jamie Redknapp on Joe Gomez’s injury, England’s areas to improve; plus Scotland and N.Ireland play-off

In an international week special, Jamie Redknapp joins Kate Burlaga to react to Joe Gomez’s injury news and, along with Peter Smith, analyses where England must strengthen ahead of next year’s European Championships. Plus, Sky Sports News reporters Charles Paterson and Paul Gilmour have a detailed lowdown on the challenges Scotland and N.Ireland face this week in their play-offs.
11/11/201h 2m

Pitch to Post Review: Is Arteta bad for Aubameyang? Plus: Liverpool's front four analysed, & is Rodgers among elite?

Just when we thought the Premier League was finding sanity, Kevin De Bruyne puts a penalty wide. Jasper Taylor is joined by Ben Ransom and Gerard Brand on the latest Pitch to Post Review podcast to discuss the weekend action in the Premier League as heavyweights Man City and Liverpool punch each other's lights out for 45 minutes, then cuddle on the canvas; did Liverpool's front four work (04:14), and could Gabriel Jesus replace Sergio Aguero (14:01)? We look at Arsenal after their 3-0 defeat by Aston Villa (17:20), and ask: is Mikel Arteta bad for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang? Rob Dorsett joins us in the Regional Review (30:58) to discuss Leicester, Wolves, Villa and West Brom - should Brendan Rodgers be heralded among the best British managers of the 21st century? And in the Treatment Table (50:51), we reveal why Pep Guardiola's moan about the five subs rule simply doesn't add up.
09/11/201h 0m

De Bruyne misses pen in gripping City-Liverpool draw

David Jones is joined by Roy Keane, Micah Richards and Jamie Carragher to discuss a gripping draw between Manchester City and Liverpool on Super Sunday.
08/11/2046m 51s

Chelsea comeback against Sheffield United takes them to third

Ashley Cole and Graeme Souness join Kelly Cates to analyse Chelsea's 4-1 win over Sheffield United at Stamford Bridge. The result puts Chelsea in third spot, whilst Sheffield United remain bottom having only picked up one point in their eight games played so far.
07/11/2035m 7s

Southampton beat Newcastle to go top

Kelly Cates is joined by Jamie Redknapp and Alan Pardew to analyse Southampton's 2-0 win over Newcastle at St Mary's, a win which saw Southampton top the Premier League for the first time in their history.
06/11/2024m 33s

The Women’s Football Show: Sam Mewis on life at Man City & Helen Ward on coronavirus restrictions and diversity within the women’s game

Jess Creighton and Sue Smith are joined by Manchester City’s Sam Mewis to reflect on her World Cup success, Manchester City’s FA Cup win and how she’s settling into life in England. Wales' leading goalscorer Helen Ward explains how coronavirus restrictions have affected her, and Stoke head coach Alena Moulton discusses the issue of diversity within the women’s game.
06/11/2049m 3s

Pitch to Post Preview: Jamie Carragher on Man City v Liverpool; Steve Bruce on Callum Wilson; Chelsea’s title chances assessed

Jamie Carragher and Steve Bruce are among the guests on this week’s Pitch to Post Preview Podcast. Sky Sports pundit Carragher joins Peter Smith and Adam Bate to look ahead to the big Super Sunday clash between Man City and Liverpool, while Steve Bruce is on the line to discuss Newcastle’s Friday Night Football trip to Southampton and the form of star striker Callum Wilson. Also on the show we analyse how Chelsea have turned around their defensive problems, how Leicester have coped with injury problems, and Adam makes a bold Pitch.
06/11/2029m 22s

MNF: Poch live in studio as Leicester put four past Leeds

David Jones and Jamie Redknapp are joined live in the Monday Night Football studio by former Southampton and Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino to look back on Leicester’s dominant display at Leeds. Plus, Poch talks about his time at Spurs and his plans for the future.
03/11/2057m 53s

Pitch to Post Review: Ole's 100 games assessed, Chelsea shut up shop & can Saints make top six?

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's 100th game in charge of Man Utd didn't go according to plan, and we ask: has his time at Old Trafford been a success or failure so far? Jasper Taylor is joined by Ben Ransom and Gerard Brand to discuss whether he'll reach 150 or 200 games (03:55), as well as praise for Mikel Arteta's Arsenal for a perfect gameplan on Super Sunday (14:21). Plus we look at how Chelsea shut up shop with four straight clean sheets, and in particular how Hakim Ziyech has impressed (21:11). In the Regional Review we speak with Mark McAdam about all things Southampton and Brighton (35:56) - can Saints break into the top six? - and on the Treatment Table we assess how Liverpool have coped in defence as Nat Phillips puts in a MOTM performance against West Ham (50:28).
02/11/2058m 55s

Arsenal end big six hoodoo as Man Utd fall flat

David Jones is joined by Roy Keane, Jamie Redknapp and Tim Cahill to discuss Arsenal's win over Manchester United on Super Sunday.
01/11/2046m 37s

Jota saves Liverpool in late win over West Ham

Kelly Cates is joined by Micah Richards and Graeme Souness to discuss Liverpool's win over West Ham on Saturday Night Football.
31/10/2033m 48s

The Women’s Football Show: FA Cup final preview and Hope Powell vs Rachel Yankey watchalong

Manchester City’s Esme Morgan and Everton’s Megan Finnigan look ahead to Sunday’s FA Cup final, while England legends Hope Powell and Rachel Yankey take a trip down memory lane part in a special 1998 FA Cup final watchalong.
30/10/2048m 30s

Pitch to Post Preview: Jamie Redknapp on Man Utd v Arsenal; plus Liverpool’s CB options, and will Everton bounce back?

Jamie Redknapp joins Peter Smith on this week’s show to look ahead to Sunday’s showdown between Man Utd and Arsenal and says there are more questions than answers at Old Trafford as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer prepares for his 100th game in charge. Sky Sports News reporter Vinny O’Connor has the latest on Liverpool’s injury problems, while Sky Sports statistician Matt Cheetham picks out the numbers which explain why Everton’s defeat at Southampton could just be a blip, and makes his bold Pitch for what will happen in the Premier League this weekend.
30/10/2035m 12s

MNF: Spurs beat Burnley & Nev and Carra on the future of football

David Jones is joined by Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher to analyse Tottenham’s win over Burnley on Monday Night Football, plus a look at the future of the English game.
26/10/201h 1m

Pitch to Post Review: What's going on with Van de Beek & Man City's striker crisis assessed

Has the Premier League regained its sanity? Jasper Taylor is joined by Dharmesh Sheth and Gerard Brand as Liverpool returned to winning ways in the Premier League, and with a change to formation to boot (02:55). Plus, having not started a Premier League game for the club, just what is going on for midfielder Donny van de Beek at Manchester United? (17:53) The panel discuss that and more from United's 0-0 draw with Chelsea, as Frank Lampard opts for a defensive approach with the help of the friendly giant Edouard Mendy (28:33). In the Regional Review, Sky Sports News reporter Tim Thornton chats about mixed fortunes for Leeds and Sheffield United in Yorkshire (34:58), and in the new Treatment Table feature, Sergio Aguero's latest injury is assessed: how would Manchester City cope with another absence from their master hit man? (47:17)
26/10/2057m 43s

Jacob's cracker rescues Newcastle point and Southampton impress against table topping Blues

Jamie Redknapp and former Newcastle midfielder Kieron Dyer analyse Wolves' 1-1 draw with Newcastle in the Premier League, Southampton's 2-0 win over Everton at St Mary's Stadium as Lucas Digne sees red and Dyer reflects on his career at Newcastle and 'that' incident with Lee Bowyer.
25/10/2044m 58s

Man United still winless at home after stalemate with Chelsea

Kelly Cates is joined by Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and Patrice Evra as the duo analyse and discuss the goalless draw between Manchester United and Chelsea. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Frank Lampard also gives their reaction to the stalemate.
24/10/2037m 7s

The Women’s Football Show: Chelcee Grimes and Rachel Unitt on dual careers, life after football and the FA’s England ambitions

Tranmere Rovers' Chelcee Grimes explains how she balances her career as a singer, songwriter and TV presenter with football. Jess Creighton and Sue Smith are also joined by former England international turned firefighter Rachel Unitt to discuss her transition into the fire service and England’s chances of winning a major tournament.
23/10/2046m 47s

Pitch to Post Preview: Juan Mata on Man Utd’s form, the Chelsea challenge, and his pride for Marcus Rashford

Juan Mata is the special guest on this week’s show, and he tells Peter Smith about Man Utd’s return to form, looks ahead to their clash with Chelsea, and shares his views on the work being done off the pitch by Marcus Rashford. Plus, we have more fallout from the Merseyside derby with Alan Myers from Everton’s perspective, Johnny Phillips explains cult hero Conor Coady’s importance to Wolves and Sky Sports Data Editor Adam Smith delves into the numbers behind the Premier League’s goal rush, and makes a bold Pitch!
23/10/2049m 13s

MNF Podcast: Wolves snatch win at Elland Road and Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink reflects on career and rues lack of managerial opportunities

Jamie Carragher and Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink analyse Wolves' 1-0 win over Leeds United in the Premier League. Jimmy reflects on lack of managerial opportunities for black players and gives his thoughts on the Rooney Rule and its limitations.
19/10/2059m 47s

Pitch to Post Review: Can Liverpool cope without VVD & Chelsea, Spurs defensive frailties assessed

Was Saturday the day Liverpool’s title hopes took the cruellest of turns? Jasper Taylor is joined by Gerard Brand, Ben Ransom and Keith Downie to dissect the weekend’s action in the Premier League, leading of course with Virgil van Dijk’s ACL injury and what that might mean for the champions (04:06). The panel analyse Ruben Dias’ impact at Manchester City (21:50), how Mikel Arteta has made Arsenal a more solid outfit (31:11), while Keith talks all things Newcastle in the new Regional Review: takeovers, Allan Saint-Maximin and why their points tally doesn’t match the feeling (36:02). Plus, after six-goal thrillers at Chelsea and Spurs, we ask: why can’t teams defend anymore?! (51:04).
19/10/201h 0m

Lanzini stunner seals dramatic comeback and Van Dijk out for most of the season

David Jones is joined by Graeme Souness, Darren Moore and Jamie Carragher as they analyse Tottenham's collapse to West Ham after leading 3-0 at half-time, as well as reflecting on two VAR decisions from this weekend's Merseyside derby.
18/10/2046m 46s

City edge narrow encounter against Arsenal

Kelly Cates is joined by Sol Campbell and Micah Richards to look back at Manchester City’s 1-0 victory over Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium.
17/10/2034m 45s

The Women’s Football Show: England’s Toni Duggan, Scotland head coach Shelley Kerr and Scotland’s first female black captain Ifeoma Dieke

Atletico Madrid and England forward Toni Duggan discusses a possible return to the WSL, while Scotland head coach Shelley Kerr looks ahead to the European qualifiers and has her say on the prospect of a woman managing in the Premier League or Scottish Premiership. We also hear from Scotland’s first female black captain Ifeoma Dieke on the challenges she faced and her hopes of inspiring the next generation.
16/10/2047m 49s

Pitch to Post Preview: Will Arsenal make a statement at City? Bale’s second Spurs debut assessed

Peter Smith is joined by Sky Sports’ Alan Smith on the Pitch to Post Preview podcast to look ahead to Man City v Arsenal and analyse what the Gunners can achieve this season. Plus we have the latest from Spurs, where Gareth Bale could face West Ham this Sunday, and the lowdown on Crystal Palace v Brighton and Leeds v Wolves, while Ron Walker makes his bold Pitch!
16/10/2037m 56s

The Women’s Football Show: The Lost Lionesses, diversity within the women’s game and tackling online abuse

As part of Black History Month we uncover the stories behind the black pioneers of the women’s game who have not been recognised or celebrated for their achievements. Jess Creighton and Sue Smith are also joined by Liverpool’s Rinsola Babajide and Crystal Palace’s Chloe Morgan to discuss the issue of diversity within the women’s game and how to tackle online abuse.
09/10/2047m 34s

Pitch to Post Preview: Is England's No 1 up for grabs & will home nations take play-off chance?

Does Jordan Pickford deserve to keep his No. 1 shirt for England? Can Scotland finally click in their biggest game for more than a decade? And what’s Erling Haaland been saying to Stuart Dallas? Kate Burlaga is joined by Oli Yew, Rob Dorsett, Geraint Hughes, Charles Paterson and Paul Gilmour to look ahead to England vs Wales (01:35), as well as crunch Euro 2020 play-off clashes for Scotland (19:40) and Northern Ireland (28:05).
07/10/2040m 5s

Pitch to Post Review - Explained: Liverpool and Man Utd's humiliation on Silly Sunday

The dust has settled… but just what on earth happened at Old Trafford and Villa Park? After a Sunday that will live long in the memory, the Pitch to Post Podcast Review analyse just what went wrong for Manchester United and Liverpool. Jasper Taylor is joined by Gerard Brand, Vinny O'Connor, James Cooper and Jack Wilkinson to tear apart Liverpool and United's performances, as both lose by five-goal margins on Silly Sunday.
05/10/2040m 6s

Incredible evening in the Premier League as Man Utd hit for six by Spurs and Aston Villa thrash Liverpool

Reaction from Graeme Souness and Patrice Evra to Manchester United's 6-1 defeat to Tottenham and Liverpool's shock 7-2 loss to Aston Villa in the Premier League. Plus, hear from the players and managers involved.
04/10/2056m 57s

Saint-Maximin too hot for Burnley in Toon win

Kelly Cates is joined by Jamie Redknapp and Micah Richards to look back on Newcastle's impressive win over a subdued Burnley side.
03/10/2020m 36s

Women’s Football Show Exclusive: Dawn Scott – ‘England’s secret weapon’

England Women’s physical performance manager Dawn Scott, hailed as 'England's secret weapon’, reveals how she plans to help the Lionesses win trophies following her World Cup and Olympic success with the USA.
02/10/2024m 3s

Pitch to Post Preview: Redknapp on Man Utd v Spurs & Liverpool’s title defence; plus Bielsa v Pep analysed

Jamie Redknapp joins Peter Smith on the Pitch to Post preview show to look ahead to Manchester United’s match-up with Tottenham and assess Liverpool’s title prospects after their impressive start. Also on the show, we find out more about the relationship between Marcelo Bielsa and Pep Guardiola, plus there are updates from Sheffield United, Wolves, and Adam Bate makes his bold Pitch!
02/10/2037m 41s

Pitch to Post Review: The problem with Man City & Liverpool's title to lose? Plus: handball explained!

Are Manchester City falling even further behind 'the Liverpool machine'? Is Pep Guardiola's defence really the biggest issue at the Etihad? And just what on earth is going on with the new handball rule? Jasper Taylor is joined by Gerard Brand, Nick Wright, Dermot Gallagher and Ben Ransom for all the analysis of the weekend's Premier League action.
29/09/2033m 37s

Liverpool dominate in Arsenal win to keep 100% record

Liverpool continued their 100% start to their title defence with a 3-1 win over Arsenal at Anfield. Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville reflect on the performance, plus hear reaction from Jurgen Klopp and Mikel Arteta.
28/09/2049m 13s

Vardy hat-trick sinks City and Spurs left seething over VAR drama

David Jones is joined by Graeme Souness, Micah Richards and Michael Dawson as they review a thrilling Super Sunday. There was drama in North London as Tottenham were on the wrong end of a controversial handball/VAR decision as they drew to Newcastle and Leicester City humiliated Manchester City 5-2 at the Etihad thanks to a Jamie Vardy hat-trick.
27/09/2056m 26s
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