The Greatest Game with Jamie Carragher

The Greatest Game with Jamie Carragher

By Buzz 16 Productions

Welcome to the Greatest Game with Jamie Carragher, where each week Jamie will be speaking to a footballer or a football fan, about their team, their love of football and asking what is the greatest game of football that they have ever seen or played in.

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Episodes

38: Joe Cole

On the last episode of Series 3, Jamie is joined by Premier League winner and former teammate, Joe Cole. Joe talks about England’s EURO 2020 final defeat against Italy, Sir Alex Ferguson wanting to sign him as a teenager, captaining West Ham at the age of 21, José Mourinho’s impact at Chelsea, having drinks with Carlo Ancelotti, and playing with Eden Hazard at Lille. Joe also reveals his greatest game and ultimate 5-a-side team. Follow us on: Instagram: @greatestgamepodTwitter: @greatestgamepodEmail: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
15/07/211h 4m

37: Jermain Defoe

On the penultimate episode of the series, Jamie is joined by former Premier League and England international striker, Jermian Defoe. Jermain talks about the famous East London Sunday League team ‘Senrab FC’, playing under Harry Redknapp, handing in his transfer request at West Ham, his England career, winning the league with Rangers and the best goal he has ever scored.Jermain also reveals his greatest game and ultimate 5-a-side team. Follow us on: Instagram: @greatestgamepodTwitter: @greatestgamepodEmail: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
07/07/211h 3m

36: Andy Burnham

This week, Jamie is joined by the Mayor of Greater Manchester and massive Everton fan, Andy Burnham. Andy talks about Rafa Benítez moving to Everton, watching his boyhood club in the 80s, the 20th anniversary of The Hillsborough disaster being the catalyst for the second inquiry, David Moyes, and Ian Rush nearly signing for the blues! Andy also reveals his greatest game and ultimate 5-a-side team. Follow us on:Instagram: @greatestgamepodTwitter: @greatestgamepodEmail: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
01/07/2147m 15s

35: Phil Neville

Jamie’s guest this week is a Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League winner… it’s Phil Neville. Phil talks about growing up wanting to be a cricketer, breaking into the Man United first team, dealing with the scrutiny towards him and Gary, playing under Sir Alex Ferguson, joining Everton and his management career thus far.Phil also reveals his greatest game and ultimate 5-a-side team. Follow us on:Instagram: @greatestgamepodTwitter: @greatestgamepodEmail: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
24/06/211h 20m

34: Mark Clattenburg

We have a first on this week’s episode, as Jamie is joined by former Premier League referee, Mark Clattenburg.Mark talks about grassroots level refereeing being about 'survival', his toughest matches to referee, coping with mistakes, managing players on the pitch, Sir Alex Ferguson’s presence and VAR. Mark also tells Jamie his greatest game and ultimate 5-a-side team. Follow us on:Instagram: @greatestgamepod Twitter: @greatestgamepod Email: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
17/06/211h 8m

33: Ian Wright

This week, Jamie’s guest is an Arsenal legend… who else but Ian Wright, Wright, Wright! Ian talks about his journey from Sunday league football to the Premier League, the impact of Dennis Bergkamp & Arsène Wenger, his England disappointments, the famous goal celebration vs Tottenham and his punditry development. Ian also tells Jamie his greatest game and ultimate 5-a-side team. Follow us on:Instagram: @greatestgamepod Twitter: @greatestgamepod Email: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
10/06/211h 23m

32: Lee Westwood

This week, Jamie’s guest is the former number 1 golfer in the world, Ryder Cup legend and Nottingham Forest fan, Lee Westwood. Lee talks about his hero Diego Maradona, Brian Clough, his quest for a major championship and knocking Tiger Woods off the number 1 spot. Jamie also asks Lee for his greatest game and ultimate 5-a-side team. Follow us on:Instagram: @greatestgamepod Twitter: @greatestgamepod Email: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
03/06/2138m 3s

31: Peter Schmeichel

On this week's episode, Jamie chats to one of the best goalkeepers the game has ever seen... he also chipped in with a couple of goals! It's Peter Schmeichel.Jamie and Peter talk about him arriving in Manchester, Sir Alex Ferguson nearly sacking him, how he hated playing against Robbie Fowler and the iconic treble season. Peter also tells Jamie his greatest game and ultimate 5-a-side team. Follow us on:Instagram: @greatestgamepod Twitter: @greatestgamepod Email: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
27/05/211h 6m

30: Ally McCoist

Jamie’s guest this week is a Scottish goalscoring great, Ally McCoist.Ally scored over 350 goals for Rangers, winning nine league titles in a row, in a career which spanned over 20 years. Ally talks about Steven Gerrard stopping Celtic’s domestic dominance, managing Rangers during their administration, failing to sign Jamie and of course, just the few stories about playing with Paul Gascoigne. Jamie also asks Ally for his greatest game and ultimate 5-a-side team. Follow us on:Instagram: @greatestgamepod Twitter: @greatestgamepod Email: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
20/05/2159m 23s

29: Micah Richards

This week, Jamie is joined by a Premier League and FA Cup winner, who has recently ‘burst onto the scene’ of punditry… it’s Micah Richards. Micah talks about breaking through Manchester City’s academy, making his England debut vs Robben, being on the bench for the ‘Aguerooooo’ goal and representing Great Britain in the London 2012 Olympics. Jamie also asks Micah for his greatest game and ultimate 5-a-side team.*Cue the laughs*Follow us on:Instagram: @greatestgamepod Twitter: @greatestgamepod Email: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
13/05/211h 6m

28: Conor Coady

This week Jamie is joined by Wolves captain, England international and fellow Scouser, Conor Coady.Conor talks about leaving Liverpool, his journey back to the Premier League, getting his first England call-up, Mo Salah having a go at him for diving and Jamie stitching him up in post match interviews! Conor also picks his greatest game and ultimate 5-a-side team. Follow us on:Instagram: @greatestgamepod Twitter: @greatestgamepod Email: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
06/05/211h 8m

27: Xabi Alonso

We’re back!Series 3 of The Greatest Game kicks off with a serial winner, Xabi Alonso!Xabi talks about becoming a manager, European nights at Anfield, playing in the El Clásico and Spain’s golden generation. Lastly, Jamie asks Xabi to name his ultimate 5-a-side team, and reveal the greatest game he has ever played in (it’s not Istanbul!). Follow us on:Instagram @greatestgamepod Twitter @greatestgamepod Email: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
29/04/2153m 38s

26: Andy Robertson

It's the last episode of the series, and there's no better way to end it than with Premier League champion, Andrew Robertson!Jamie and Andrew talk about going from relegation to signing for Liverpool, the Barcelona comeback, making history winning The Reds' first Premier League trophy and Jürgen Klopp's famous dance moves! Check out our book “The Greatest Games” which is out now!You can order a signed copy now at Waterstones.com Follow us on:Instagram @greatestgamepod Twitter @greatestgamepod Email: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
14/01/2149m 17s

25: Wilfried Zaha

To kick off the new year, Jamie is joined by Crystal Palace and Premier League star... Wilfried Zaha!Jamie and Wilfried talk about him growing up just metres away from Selhurst Park, Ronaldinho, the move to Man United, his career ambitions, and the slightly controversial VAR!Wilfried also tells Jamie his greatest game and ultimate 5-a-side team!Make sure to stay tuned in at the end! Our final guest of the series is revealed...Check out our book “The Greatest Games” which is out now!You can order a signed copy now at Waterstones.com Follow us on:Instagram @greatestgamepod Twitter @greatestgamepod Email: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
07/01/211h 11m

24: Roberto Martínez

It's the last episode before Christmas!To finish off the year, Jamie is joined by a Spaniard who was a third of 'The Three Amigos' at Wigan Athletic, and then later guided them to a classic underdog victory over Man City in the FA Cup final. It's Roberto Martínez!Jamie and Roberto talk about the culture shock when arriving from Spain to Wigan (there was no coffee in Wigan in 1995!), changing the style at Swansea City, managing the number 1 ranked national team in the world, and trying to sign Jamie for Everton!Roberto also tells Jamie his greatest game and ultimate 5-a-side team.Check out our book “The Greatest Games” which is out now!You can order a signed copy now at Waterstones.comFollow us on:Instagram @greatestgamepod Twitter @greatestgamepod Email: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
17/12/201h 12m

23: Sam Warburton

This week Jamie is joined by a Welsh rugby legend and massive Spurs fan (in more ways than one), Sam Warburton.Jamie & Sam talk about being classmates with Gareth Bale, having trials at Cardiff City as a centre-back, captaining The Lions, the impact of Warren Gatland, and his ‘waterboy’ role at the Six Nations! Sam tells us his greatest game and ultimate 5-a-side team, featuring a mix of North London legends. Check out our book “The Greatest Games” which is out now!You can order a signed copy now at Waterstones.comFollow us on:Instagram @greatestgamepod Twitter @greatestgamepod Email: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
10/12/201h 10m

22: Jonathan Woodgate

On this weeks episode, Jamie is joined by a Middlesbrough lad who went on to play with the Galácticos at Real Madrid… it’s Jonathan Woodgate.Jonathan & Jamie talk about coming through the ranks at Leeds United, his big move to Real Madrid, his long awaited and memorable debut for the Spanish giants, scoring in the League Cup Final and much more!Jonathan also selects his greatest game and ultimate 5-a-side team. Check out our book “The Greatest Games” which is out now!You can order a signed copy now at Waterstones.comFollow us on:Instagram @greatestgamepod Twitter @greatestgamepod Email: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
03/12/201h 12m

21: Dietmar Hamann

This week Jamie is joined by his former teammate Dietmar Hamann, aka “The Kaiser”!Jamie & Didi talk about playing under Franz Beckenbauer, nights out with Carra, the treble season, Germany 1-5 England, Istanbul and much more…Didi also picks his ultimate 5-a-side team and his greatest game. Spoiler alert ...it's not Istanbul.Check out our book “The Greatest Games” out now!You can order a signed copy now at Waterstones.comFollow us on:Instagram @greatestgamepod Twitter @greatestgamepod Email: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
26/11/201h 16m

20: Tim Cahill

This week Jamie joined by a blue Socceroo! Tim Cahill is an Everton and Aussie legend who loved the big occasions, he played in four consecutive World Cups, scoring in three. Jamie & Tim talk about him arriving in England to play at The Den aka 'Heaven', defending David Moyes, scoring Australia's first World Cup goal and much more!Tim also selects his greatest game and ultimate 5-a-side team.Check out our book “The Greatest Games” which is out now!You can order a signed copy now at Waterstones.comFollow us on:Instagram @greatestgamepod Twitter @greatestgamepod Email: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
19/11/201h 9m

19: Chris Moyles

Jamie was invited into Radio X’s studio for this weeks guest, Chris Moyles.Chris speaks about how his career in radio curtailed his trips to football, the highs, lows and more lows of Leeds in the noughties and the Bielsa affect!Chris also picks his greatest game, which is a surprise, and his ultimate 5-a-side team.Check out our book “The Greatest Games” out now! You can order a signed copy now at Waterstones.comFollow us on:Instagram @greatestgamepodTwitter @greatestgamepodEmail: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
12/11/2052m 16s

18: Stuart Broad

This week, Jamie is joined by one of England’s all time great cricketers and Nottingham Forest fan Stuart Broad!Stuart talks about his experience as a Test Cricketer, football & cricket punditry, the influence of Brian Clough, and being fined by his dad! Stuart selects his ultimate 5-a-side team and the greatest game he has ever seen. If you’re a fan of the podcast then check out our book “The Greatest Games” out on November the 12th.Pre order a signed copy now at Waterstones.comFollow us on:Instagram @greatestgamepod Twitter @greatestgamepod Email: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
05/11/201h 11m

17: Ryan Giggs

Jamie’s guest this week is a former foe, and the most successful footballer that this country has ever seen! Winning 35 trophies with Manchester United, in a near 25 year playing career, Ryan Giggs lifted 13 Premier league trophies, 2 Champions Leagues and pretty much everything else…If you’re a fan of the podcast then check out our book “The Greatest Games” out on November the 12th.You can pre order a signed copy now at Waterstones.com Follow us onInstagram @greatestgamepodTwitter @greatestgamepodEmail: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
29/10/201h 17m

16. Ricky Hatton

This week Jamie is joined by former Two-Weight World Champion boxer, Ricky “The Hitman” Hatton.As a City fan for over 30 years, Ricky has sen it all, relegation, promotion, records being broken and the the most dramatic title win in Premier League history.Ricky picks his ultimate 5 a side team and reveals his Greatest Game.If you’re a fan of the podcast then check out our book “The Greatest Games” out on November the 12th.Pre order a signed copy now at Waterstones.com Follow us onInstagram @greatestgamepodTwitter @greatestgamepodEmail: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
22/10/201h 2m

15: Robbie Fowler

It’s good to be back!To kick off series 2 of The Greatest Game, Jamie is joined by his former Liverpool teammate Robbie Fowler, aka “God”! Robbie and Jamie talk about being a wonderkid, leaving and returning to Liverpool, his England career, his plans for the future in management and much more.....Robbie picks his ultimate 5 a side team and reveals his Greatest Game!If you’re a fan of the podcast then check out our book “The Greatest Games” out on November the 12th.Pre order a signed copy now at Waterstones.com Follow us onInstagram @greatestgamepodTwitter @greatestgamepodEmail: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
15/10/201h 17m

14: Michael Owen

It’s almost over…The 4th official has help up the board, we’re into the final minutes of the series, and Michael Owen provides the perfect finish. Jamie’s old room mate opens up about leaving Liverpool & how close he came to rejoining, having his heart broken, signing for Man Utd and his first experience of a young James Carragher at Lilleshall!Find us onInstagram: @greatestgamepodTwitter: @greatestgamepodEmail: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
06/02/201h 22m

13: Paul Merson

This week Jamie is with an Arsenal legend, to talk about his career and life on and off the pitch.Paul Merson was one of the most talented players of his generation, winning 2 league titles, the FA Cup, League Cup and The Cup Winners Cup with the Gunners before spells at Villa, Middlesbrough and Portsmouth.Paul and Jamie discuss his life as a manager, living with Gaza, and his battle with addiction.The Magic Man chooses a greatest game that takes him back to his childhood!Find us onInstagram: @greatestgamepodTwitter: @greatestgamepodEmail: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
30/01/201h 4m

12: Neville Southall

Winning 2 league titles, 2 FA Cups and the European Cup Winners Cup at Everton, Neville Southall was arguably the best ‘keeper in the world during the mid 80’s.Jamie and Big Nev reminisce about Everton’s golden era, his approach to goalkeeping, and his surprising Greatest game!Neville also talks about his role as a champion for equality, and the future of football for LGBT players.Find us onInstagram: @greatestgamepodTwitter: @greatestgamepodEmail: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
23/01/2053m 49s

11: Martin Johnson

On the show this week, England World Cup winning captain & former England Head coach, rugby legend - Martin Johnson.Martin & Jamie talk about the mentality of winners, how Martin was nearly an All Black, VAR, Clive Woodward's move into football, Leicester's miracle title win and what rugby players think of football's divers!Find us onInstagram: @greatestgamepodTwitter: @greatestgamepodEmail: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
16/01/201h 1m

10: Steven Gerrard

We’re back! The first show of 2020, and it’s the one you’ve been waiting for...Liverpool legend, and Rangers boss Steven Gerrard joins Jamie to discuss management, Klopp, The Old Firm, cheering for Everton (briefly), the infamous ”slip” and much more.Steven also picks his Ultimate 5 a side team, and chooses his Greatest Game. Spoiler, it’s not Istanbul!This one’s a beauty.Find us onInstagram: @greatestgamepodTwitter: @greatestgamepodEmail: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
09/01/2059m 43s

9: Coming Soon - Steven Gerrard

We're back on January 9th with Liverpool legend and Rangers boss Steven Gerrard.Find us onInstagram: @greatestgamepodTwitter: @greatestgamepodEmail: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
26/12/1953s

8: Martin Compston

One of the biggest questions of 2019… Who is “H”? It’s………Henrik Larsson.That’s according to this weeks guest, Line of Duty star, Martin Compston.Martin and Jamie discuss Martin’s decision to leave the professional game to take up acting, The Old Firm joining the English Premier League, European nights at Parkhead, 10 in a row, and resurgent Rangers.Find us onInstagram: @greatestgamepodTwitter: @greatestgamepodEmail: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
19/12/1952m 6s

7: Craig Bellamy

Joining Jamie on the show this week is a player who wasn’t afraid to speak his mind both on and off the pitch. Craig Bellamy and Jamie discuss - winding up opponents on the pitch, upsetting older players, the Man City revolution, Craig's Liverpool regrets, Sir Bobby Robson, Vincent Kompany the manager, and golf in Barcelona!Find us onInstagram: @greatestgamepodTwitter: @greatestgamepodEmail: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
12/12/1958m 14s

6: Niall Horan

Jamie’s guest this week is an Irishman, Derby County fan, and one of the biggest pop stars in the world.Niall Horan and Jamie sat down in the summer ahead of this years Soccer Aid at Stamford Bridge, and they spoke about Niall’s weekly journey to Pride Park, living like a (injured) professional footballer, and his running online battle with Leeds fans!Niall also answers the big question.... Who does Simon Cowell support?Don’t forget to give us a 5 star rating, subscribe and leave us a comment! Find us onInstagram: @greatestgamepodTwitter: @greatestgamepodEmail: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
05/12/1935m 54s

5: Steph Houghton

Jamie’s guest on the show is Man City and England captain, Steph Houghton.Steph and Jamie talk about her journey to the top of the women’s game, World Cup penalties, punditry, her football heroes, and the future of women’s football.Steph also picks her Greatest Game and picks her Ultimate 5-a-side team.Instagram: @greatestgamepodTwitter: @greatestgamepodEmail: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
28/11/1946m 19s

4: Tony Bellew

This week Jamie is with a fellow Evertonian, who had his greatest sporting moment at Goodison Park when he won the WBC Cruiserweight title. Tony Bellew tells Jamie about witnessing the arrival of the new Pele, escaping from Wembley, and his thoughts on Anthony Joshua’s upcoming showdown with Andy Ruiz Jr.
21/11/1952m 0s

3: Jordan Henderson

This week Jamie is joined by a Champions League winning captain & boyhood Sunderland fan, Jordan Henderson.Jamie and Jordan discuss the “Roy Keane effect”, going head to head with Luis Suarez, and of course, lifting the Champions League Trophy.Jordan also names his ultimate 5-a-side team, consisting of ex team-mates, will Jamie make the cut? He certainly makes his case!And what is Jordan Henderson’s greatest game?Find us onInstagram: @greatestgamepodTwitter: @greatestgamepodEmail: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
14/11/191h 0m

2: Paddy McGuinness

This week Jamie is in the kitchen of comedian, tv presenter and Bolton Wanderers fan, Paddy McGuinness. Paddy and Jamie talk about the rise and fall of Bolton Wanderers, what Mike Ashley could do next, and the time when Paddy offered Ronaldinho, Dida and Cafu a steak bake from Greggs! Also, Paddy picks his ultimate 5-a-side team, and the greatest game he’s have ever seen.Don’t forget to give us a 5 star rating, subscribe and leave us a comment! Find us onInstagram: @greatestgamepodTwitter: @greatestgamepodEmail: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
07/11/1958m 39s

1: Thierry Henry

Jamie kicks off his new podcast with one of the greatest players ever to play in the Premier League. A World Cup, European Championship, Premier League, Champions League winner, and multiple PL top scorer... Thierry Henry.Thierry scored over 200 goals for Arsenal and was part of the Invincibles in 2004, before moving to Barcelona to play alongside the great Lionel Messi as the Spanish giants won the Champions League under Pep Guardiola in 2009.Thierry talks about his early days in football, learning the hard way from the legends at Arsenal, joining Barcelona and becoming a pundit.He also names his ultimate 5-a-side team, and tells Jamie about the greatest game of football he has ever seen!Instagram: @greatestgamepodTwitter: @greatestgamepodEmail: greatestgamepod@gmail.com
31/10/191h 5m

Introducing - The Greatest Game with Jamie Carragher

Welcome to the Greatest Game with Jamie Carragher, where each week Jamie will be speaking to a footballer or a football fan, about their team, their love of football and asking what is the greatest game of football that they have ever seen or played in. Launching October 31st.
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