Football Weekly

Football Weekly

By The Guardian

Join Max, Barry and special guests as they pick over the latest action from the Premier League and beyond

Episodes

Cheerio Carrick and Bernardo Silva magic – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, John Brewin and Ed Aarons to analyse another dramatic round of midweek Premier League action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
03/12/2158m 8s

How to tackle misogyny in football – Football Weekly Special

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Ally Simcock, Suzanne Wrack and listener Sarah to discuss the experiences of women at football matches. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
01/12/2148m 48s

Rangnick in, Ronaldo out and a title race to savour – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Jordan Jarrett-Bryan as the Premier League title race hots up in snowy grounds across the country. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
29/11/2157m 17s

City slickers, Kitmas and Thiago breaks the internet – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Jonathan Fadugba discuss the Champions League, while Paul Watson joins to talk Kitmas. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
25/11/2157m 32s

A United front, the Blues cruise and orange ball alert – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini, Lars Sivertsen and Sid Lowe to cover the latest in the Champions League groups. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
24/11/2153m 16s

Solskjær put out of his misery amid Premier League thrills – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Simon Burnton and Troy Townsend after an eventful weekend of action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
22/11/2159m 54s

Wales’ World Cup dream and Stockport’s FA Cup magic – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Jonathan Liew, Ben Fisher and John Brewin with Elis James offering his thoughts on Wales’ World Cup hopes. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
18/11/2153m 44s

Ten of the best for England but World Cup jeopardy for Italy – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Jonathan Wilson, Lars Sivertsen and Ed Aarons as England beat San Marino 10-0, Scotland and Northern Ireland record impressive results and Italy are left facing a play-off. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
16/11/2152m 14s

Scotland secure a play-off and Norwich appoint Dean Smith – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barney Ronay, Marcus Bean, Robyn Cowen and Ewan Murray to recap the most recent World Cup qualifying games, Dean Smith to Norwich and the WSL. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
15/11/2155m 34s

Josh Cavallo: the world’s only openly gay top-tier men’s footballer – Football Weekly

Today we’re bringing you another episode of our sister podcast Today in Focus, where Michael Safi speaks to Josh Cavallo, the world’s only openly gay male top-tier footballer. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
12/11/2128m 50s

World Cup qualifying, Gerrard at Villa and more – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Elis James and Jim Burke to preview the forthcoming World Cup qualifiers and answer your questions. Plus, Suzy Wrack is on hand to discuss the Women’s Champions League. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
11/11/2154m 37s

John Barnes on football and racism – Football Weekly podcast

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Troy Townsend and John Barnes to discuss racism in football and society. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
10/11/2138m 30s

West Ham burst Liverpool’s bubble, plus Smith and Farke out – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Troy Townsend after a busy weekend on and off the pitch.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
08/11/2156m 22s

Liverpool heat up Champions League, plus Fifa’s climate policy – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Mark Langdon discuss Wednesday’s Champions League action, the evolution of the modern-day wing-back and Fifa’s new climate policy. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
04/11/2151m 22s

Ronaldo papers over United’s cracks and Conte arrives at Spurs – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini and Jonathan Liew discuss the Champions League and Antonio Conte taking over at Spurs. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
03/11/2157m 18s

Crystal Palace stun Manchester City and Nuno sacked mid-pod – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Jordan Jarrett-Bryan to discuss Manchester City and Liverpool dropping points at home – before they react (mid-pod) to Tottenham’s sacking of Nuno Espírito Santo. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
01/11/211h 1m

Carabao Cup, scorpion kicks and Ronald Koeman out – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen, Ewan Murray and John Brewin to discuss the midweek stories. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
28/10/2154m 43s

El Clásico, Derby d’Italia and a mistimed wedding – Football Weekly Euro Special

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini, Archie Rhind-Tutt and Sid Lowe to cover the big stories in Europe.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
26/10/2156m 49s

Liverpool demolish Manchester United. Plus banners and toes – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Barney Ronay to dissect Liverpool’s demolition of Manchester United at Old Trafford, and review the rest of the weekend’s Premier League action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
25/10/2157m 16s

Newcastle fans have got their club back. But at what cost? – Football Weekly

Today we’re replaying an episode of our sister podcast Today in Focus, where Nosheen Iqbal speaks to Joshua Kelly, Wallace Wilson and David Conn about the recent takeover of Newcastle United by the Saudi Public Investment Fund. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
22/10/2130m 49s

Manchester United fight back again and Bruce bows out – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini and Jonathan Liew to review the latest Champions League games. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
21/10/2152m 46s

Liverpool win thriller, five-star City and Messi’s Panenka – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen, Philippe Auclair and Sid Lowe to discuss Tuesday’s Champions League action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
20/10/2155m 44s

New era but same old Newcastle and Solskjær in the spotlight – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson, Nick Ames and Louise Taylor to discuss the weekend’s Premier League action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
18/10/2153m 2s

Newcastle, the half-volley and a mailbag special – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by John Brewin, Ed Aarons and Lars Sivertsen to discuss Steve Bruce, the Premier League’s return and much more. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
14/10/2149m 49s

England fail to ignite at Wembley and Scotland leave it late – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Jordan Jarrett-Bryan after England’s 1-1 draw with Hungary at Wembley. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
13/10/2150m 11s

Nations League final, Scotland euphoria and Newcastle – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Natasha Henry, Philippe Auclair, Sid Lowe and Ewan Murray to discuss the latest internationals, a new offside debate, Newcastle and more. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
11/10/2154m 55s

Nations League drama and Newcastle takeover – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Sid Lowe, Suzy Wrack, Nicky Bandini and Marcus Christenson. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
07/10/2154m 56s

Paul Merson on alcoholism, his gambling addiction and punditry – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning and Paul Merson to discuss the former footballer’s new book Hooked. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
06/10/2145m 59s

Magnificent Mo Salah and Manchester United stumble again – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Troy Townsend to review the weekend’s Premier League action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
04/10/2152m 47s

Ronaldo’s late show and the ‘crisis’ at Barcelona – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini, Lars Sivertsen and Sid Lowe to review Wednesday’s Champions League games, the state of Barça and rewards for footballers getting vaccinated. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
30/09/2152m 11s

Messi magic, Sheriff’s shock win and a tribute to Roger Hunt – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Mark Langdon and Philippe Auclair to review Tuesday’s Champions League ties and pay tribute to Roger Hunt. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
29/09/2150m 16s

Arsenal’s derby delight and Guardiola outsmarts Tuchel – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jacob Steinberg and Jordan Jarrett-Bryan react to Arsenal’s convincing win in the north London derby and the rest of the Premier League action • Note added 13 October 2021: This podcast made a passing but incorrect reference to the revised HGV test. The reversing element of the tests will be assessed separately by a third party, rather than by a DVSA examiner, but it has not been removed as a requirement as we suggested.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
27/09/2153m 34s

What is going on at Derby? Plus Carabao Cup drama – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Natasha Henry, Gregg Bakowski and Kieran Maguire from the Price of Football podcast. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
23/09/2149m 49s

A penalty bonanza, England’s 10-0 win and a trip to Sheriff – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson, Suzy Wrack and Nick Ames to review each of Tuesday’s Carabao Cup ties in real time. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
22/09/2148m 50s

Tributes to Jimmy Greaves. Plus Chelsea, Spurs and penalties – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Fadugba and Barney Ronay pay tribute to the late Jimmy Greaves and round up the weekend action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
20/09/2156m 34s

Goals galore in the Champions League group stages – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Philippe Auclair, Nicky Bandini and Mark Langdon to review the Champions League action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
16/09/2156m 5s

Manchester United’s Berne notice, Barça in a pickle, plus Kevin Keegan and meat – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Sid Lowe, Ed Aarons and Lars Sivertsen to review Tuesday’s Champions League games. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
15/09/2150m 29s

Ronaldo’s dream second debut for Manchester United – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by John Brewin, Jamie Jackson and Troy Townsend to review Cristiano Ronaldo’s dazzling Manchester United return, Romelu Lukaku’s triumphant homecoming at Chelsea and the rest of the action from the weekend’s Premier League games. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
13/09/2150m 32s

World Cup qualifiers, subs and the 3pm blackout – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Faye Carruthers, Jonathan Liew, Rory Smith and Jim Burke to review the midweek internationals and preview the weekend. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
09/09/2144m 29s

Your questions answered: a mailbag special – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Philippe Auclair, Jordan Jarrett-Bryan and Lars Sivertsen to answer your questions, ranging from serious to nonsensical. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
08/09/2154m 26s

Conmebol chaos, Bale beats Belarus and the WSL kicks off – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by John Brewin, Ben Fisher, Mark Langdon and Suzy Wrack to discuss wins for England, Scotland and Wales, Brazil v Argentina being abandoned and the opening weekend of the WSL. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
06/09/2153m 39s

Ugly scenes in Budapest and Ronaldo denies Ireland – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson, Anita Abayomi and Jim Burke to discuss the latest World Cup qualifiers. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
03/09/2150m 59s

Mbappé, Mourinho & Santiago Muñóz – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini and Lars Sivertsen to react to transfer deadline day and wrap up the major stories from the continent. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
01/09/2155m 42s

Tottenham top the table as Arsenal hit rock bottom – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Ed Aarons after another weekend of Premier League action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
30/08/2152m 41s

Harry Kane staying, Pep Guardiola going? – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair, Suzy Wrack and Lars Sivertsen to discuss a busy week of news. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
26/08/2155m 8s

Mailbag special: your questions answered – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and John Brewin to answer listeners’ questions. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
24/08/2150m 55s

What is the point of Arsenal? – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Mark Langdon and Faye Carruthers to review the weekend action in the Premier League. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
23/08/2155m 6s

Harry Kane and the endless Tottenham transfer saga – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Liew and Simon Burnton to discuss the Spurs striker’s predicament and preview the weekend’s action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
19/08/2145m 57s

Nagelsmann’s first trophy, a Serie A preview and the Spanish Sean Dyche – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Archie Rhind-Tutt, Nicky Bandini and Lars Sivertsen to review the start to the season in Germany and Spain, and to preview the return of Serie A. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
18/08/2155m 20s

The return of the Premier League and farewell Gerd Müller – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Paul MacInnes to discuss the opening week of Premier League fixtures. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
16/08/211h 1m

Premier League season preview (part two) and Super Cup – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Mark Langdon to preview the second 10 teams, alphabetically, in the Premier League. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
12/08/211h 8m

Premier League season preview (part one) and Messi at PSG – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jordan Jarrett-Bryan and John Brewin to react to Lionel Messi’s move to PSG and preview the first 10 teams, alphabetically, in the Premier League. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
11/08/211h 4m

Bye bye Barça: Lionel Messi has left the building – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Natasha Henry, Barry Glendenning, Sid Lowe and Ed Aarons to discuss Lionel Messi’s tearful departure from Barcelona. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
09/08/2155m 11s

Bumper Football League preview and an Ings surprise – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Fadugba and Ben Fisher to preview all three EFL divisions and assess the latest transfer news. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
05/08/2156m 8s

Ligue 1 ready for lift-off and a manager merry-go-round in Germany – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Lars Sivertsen, Phillippe Auclair and Nicky Bandini to discuss the big European leagues before the new season. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
04/08/2155m 17s

Celtic in crisis, transfer talk and Carabao Cup fizz – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Flo Lloyd-Hughes, Jonathan Wilson and Ewan Murray for the glorious return of Football Weekly. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
02/08/2154m 42s

From the archive: the pursuit of the perfect pitch – Football Weekly Extra

In our final archive episode we wanted to bring you something a little different from our sister podcast The Audio Long Read.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
29/07/2134m 5s

From the archive: the life and times of Barney Ronay – Football Weekly

In June 2020, Max Rushden and Barry Glendenning were joined by Barney Ronay to discuss Barney’s life and times, including how Charlton v Manchester City got him hooked on football. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
27/07/2144m 6s

From the archive: football’s relationship with gambling – Football Weekly Extra

In October 2020 , Max Rushden was joined by Barry Glendenning and Philippe Auclair to examine the game’s ‘gamblification’. We hear from James Grimes, who was a gambling addict for 12 years, Rob Davies, the Guardian’s business reporter specialising in the gambling industry, and Brigid Simmonds, chair of the Betting and Gaming Council. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
22/07/211h 1m

From the archive: Philippe Auclair on Fifa and Cantona – Football Weekly

In April 2020, Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning and Philippe Auclair discussed Fifa and football governance, Philippe’s favourite sport, mushroom-collecting, juggling careers in music and football, furloughing and George Best. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
19/07/2143m 39s

From the archive: Black Lives Matter and tackling racism – Football Weekly Extra

In June of last year, Max Rushden, Troy Townsend, Elliot Ross and Jordan Jarrett-Bryan discussed football’s reaction to the Black Lives Matter protests following the death of George Floyd. They also discussed black representation in sports media and the incidents that have marred football since our previous special on the subject. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
15/07/211h 3m

From the archive: the life and times of Jonathan Liew – Football Weekly

Max Rushden and Barry Glendenning dig into the Jonathan Liew archive with the man himself, including his stint on Countdown and a famous spat with a certain BBC Cricket Correspondent.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
13/07/2137m 17s

Italy are champions as England relive penalty pain – Euro 2020 Football Daily

This episode was changed on 12th July to add a voice note from Nicky Bandini Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, John Brewin, Elis James and a host of regulars – some more gutted than others – as they reflect on England’s devastating defeat. We also hear from Marcela Mora y Araujo on Argentina’s victory in the Copa América final against Brazil. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
12/07/2158m 27s

Italy v England: the final preview – Euro 2020 Football Daily

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jordan Jarrett-Bryan and Mark Langdon to preview the Euro 2020 final between Italy and England. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
09/07/2154m 40s

England edge extra-time epic to enter final battle – Euro 2020 Football Daily

Max Rushden is joined by Lars Sivertsen, Jonathan Wilson, Barry Glendenning and Marcus Bean to discuss England’s semi-final win. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
08/07/2146m 44s

Italy on the spot to book their place in the final – Euro 2020 Football Daily

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Philippe Auclair plus Nicky Bandini at Wembley as Italy edge past Spain. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
07/07/2143m 14s

England roar past Ukraine to reach semi-finals – Euro 2020 Football Daily

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jacob Steinberg, Jonathan Wilson and Flo Lloyd-Hughes to discuss England’s win. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
04/07/2151m 31s

Belgium bow out and it’s so long Switzerland as Italy and Spain progress – Euro 2020 Football Daily

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini and Simon Burnton to discuss the first two Euro 2020 quarter-finals.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
02/07/2143m 56s

The big quarter-final preview – Euro 2020 Football Daily

Max Rushden, Jonathan Liew, Barney Ronay and Jordan Jarrett-Bryan look ahead to England’s date with Ukraine in Rome and the three other ties. Also, there’s reaction to Everton and Tottenham’s appointments. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
01/07/2149m 7s

England send Germany out and Ukraine leave it late – Euro 2020 Football Daily

Max Rushden is joined by Archie Rhind-Tutt, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen, Mark Langdon and Barney Ronay to discuss England’s dramatic win over Germany and Ukraine’s last-gasp victory over Sweden. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
30/06/2145m 26s

One goalkeeping gaffe, two games and 14 goals – Euro 2020 Football Daily

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Rory Smith, Philippe Auclair and Nick Ames review a dramatic day of Euro 2020 action, as Spain win an eight-goal thriller against Croatia and Switzerland shock favourites France on penalties. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
29/06/2154m 38s

Belgium to meet Italy after pipping Portugal – Euro 2020 Football Daily

Max Rushden is joined by John Brewin, Natasha Henry and Jonathan Wilson to discuss Belgium’s victory over Portugal, and 10-man Netherlands’s elimination by the Czech Republic. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
27/06/2148m 20s

Danish demolition sees Wales wave goodbye – Euro 2020 Football Daily

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Ed Aarons to discuss the first round of knockout games at Euro 2020. We also hear from Ben Fisher in Amsterdam and a sad Elis James in his living room.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
26/06/2140m 58s

Dramatic end to Group F as England get Germany - Euro 2020 Football Daily

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jordan Jarrett-Bryan and Philippe Auclair to discuss the final round of group games at Euro 2020. We also get reaction from Sid Lowe in Seville and Nick Ames in Munich.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
23/06/2152m 0s

Scotland bow out as England advance in top spot – Euro 2020 Football Daily

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson, Elliott Ross, Jacob Steinberg and Ewan Murray to discuss the final Group D games. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
23/06/2141m 6s

Denmark’s fairytale and Netherlands in it to win it – Euro 2020 Football Daily

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Jonathan Fadugba to discuss the final Group B games. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
22/06/2150m 35s

Wales road trip goes on despite defeat in Rome – Euro 2020 Football Daily

Max Rushden is joined by Nicky Bandini, Jamie Jackson, Barney Ronay, Ben Fisher and Manon Steffan Ros to discuss Wales reaching the last 16. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
20/06/2146m 55s

Germany strike back, Spain rue penalty failure – Euro 2020 Football Daily

Max Rushden is joined by Archie Rhind-Tutt, Sid Lowe, Philippe Auclair and Jonathan Wilson to discuss Germany’s win over Portugal, France’s draw with Hungary, and Spain’s point against Poland. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
19/06/2157m 0s

England and Scotland share spoils at Wembley – Euro 2020 Football Daily

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jim Burke and John Brewin, with reaction from both Ewan Murray and Jonathan Liew at Wembley. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
19/06/2145m 20s

De Bruyne dazzles and Denmark rises for Eriksen – Euro 2020 Football Daily

Max Rushden is joined by Natasha Henry, Nick Ames, Mark Langdon and Barry Glendenning to discuss Belgium’s game of two halves against Denmark, and the Netherlands’ easy win overAustria. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
17/06/2149m 52s

Wales devour Turkey and Italy storm into last 16 – Euro 2020 Football Daily

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini and Lars Sivertsen to discuss the latest action in Group A & B at Euro 2020.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
16/06/2147m 28s

France hold off Germany and Ronaldo breaks another record – Euro 2020 Football Daily

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Simon Burnton to discuss the opening Group F games. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
16/06/2137m 31s

Scotland left feeling Schick, and a parrot – Euro 2020 Football Daily

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jim Burke, Jacob Steinberg and Ewan Murray to discuss Scotland’s 2-0 defeat to Czech Republic. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
14/06/2147m 26s

Southgate’s England gain revenge on tired Croatia – Euro 2020 Football Daily

Max Rushden is joined by Jonathan Wilson, Paul Macinnes and Barney Ronay to discuss England’s opening game win in the Euros.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
13/06/2146m 41s

A harrowing day in Copenhagen – Euro 2020 Football Daily

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Lars Sivertsen to discuss the events at Parken Stadium as Christian Eriksen fought for his life after collapsing during Denmark’s Euro 2020 game with Finland.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
13/06/2146m 4s

Italy kick off in style and Bale leads Wales in Baku – Euro 2020 Football Daily

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini, Jonathan Liew and Ed Aarons to discuss the opening game of Euro 2020.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
11/06/2147m 30s

Euro 2020 countdown and the big Spurs search – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Marcus Bean, Jordan Jarrett-Bryan, Mark Langdon and Sid Lowe to discuss the strongest Euro 2020 squads, Spain’s Covid outbreak and the potential of Paulo Fonseca taking over at Spurs. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
10/06/2154m 3s

Your ultimate Euro 2020 preview – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Nicky Bandini, Lars Sivertsen, John Brewin and Marcus Christenson to preview every team at Euro 2020. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
08/06/211h 2m

Southgate selections, booing and Euro 2020 ones to watch – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Jonathan Wilson, Jacob Steinberg and Jonathan Fadugba to discuss England, Wales and Scotland’s final friendlies before the Euros, booing of the taking the knee and the National League play-offs. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
07/06/2154m 51s

England, Alexander-Arnold and a familiar problem – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Ewan Murray, Ben Fisher and Philippe Auclair to discuss the midweek international friendlies. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
03/06/2153m 18s

England’s squad selected and arrivederci Ancelotti – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Flo Lloyd-Hughes, Jonathan Wilson and Andy Hunter to discuss the England squad, Ancelotti’s departure from Everton, the Copa America in turmoil and more. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
02/06/2155m 16s

Chelsea rule Europe again and who will make England cut? – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Liew and Barney Ronay to discuss Chelsea’s big win in Porto, Gareth Southgate’s squad trimming and the European managerial merry-go-round. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
31/05/2156m 52s

Victorious Villarreal and Southgate’s selection struggles – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Anne-Marie Batson, Ben Fisher and Archie Rhind-Tutt to reflect on the Europa League final, England’s provisional Euro 2020 squad and to preview a big weekend. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
27/05/2151m 15s

Glory for Atlético and Lille and sweet relief for Juventus – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Sid Lowe, Nicky Bandini, Lars Sivertsen and Philippe Auclair to discuss the final days of the season in Spain, Italy, France and Germany. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
25/05/211h 0m

Leicester miss out again as City bid farewell to Agüero – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, John Brewin and Philippe Auclair to discuss the last day in the Premier League season. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
24/05/211h 1m

Liverpool hit their stride as Kane takes the long walk – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Mark Langdon to discuss the midweek Premier League games. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
20/05/2159m 34s

Chelsea close on top-four spot and Roy Hodgson retires – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jordan Jarrett-Bryan and Richard Jolly to discuss the midweek Premier League fixtures, Harry Kane’s potential transfer and Roy Hodgson’s retirement. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
19/05/2157m 24s

Double despair for Chelsea and Alisson wonderland – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson, Flo Lloyd-Hughes and Suzy Wrack discuss Leicester City winning the FA Cup for the first time, Barcelona demolishing Chelsea in the Women’s Champions League final, Alisson scoring for Liverpool and a surprising tangent about Lincoln. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
17/05/2153m 23s

Manchester City’s title and the race for the top four – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Liew and Clive Tyldesley to discuss Man City’s third league title in four years. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
13/05/2159m 37s

La Liga drama, relentless Lille and Pirlo’s perilous position – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini, Philippe Auclair and Sid Lowe for a roundup of the major stories in La Liga, Serie A and Ligue 1. Plus the introduction of brand new feature Barry’s Bundesliga Bulletin. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
11/05/2153m 36s

Chelsea joy in WSL and Premier League and EFL ups and downs – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay and John Brewin to discuss the latest Premier League, EFL and WSL action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
10/05/2155m 38s

Chelsea make it a full English, plus ups and downs – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Fadugba, Lars Sivertsen and Sid Lowe reflect on Chelsea’s all-too-easy win over Real Madrid, the upcoming Premier League games and the National League state of play. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
06/05/2147m 43s

PSG’s schooling by City and the Guardian turns 200 – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Paul Doyle to discuss Manchester City’s triumph over PSG. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
05/05/2150m 26s

Manchester United fan protests, Bale brilliance and more – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Faye Carruthers and Jamie Jackson to discuss events at Old Trafford and more. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
03/05/2158m 13s

Manchester City’s Paris knees-up and fan power – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jordan Jarrett-Bryan and Philippe Auclair discuss Manchester City’s win in Paris, and Kevin Miles from the FSA joins to discuss the ESL, fan power and the social media boycott. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
29/04/2154m 55s

Champions League latest and Posh champagne on ice – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay, Simon Burnton and Ben Fisher to discuss Chelsea’s score draw against Real Madrid and Arsenal takeover rumours. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
28/04/2159m 4s

Manchester City’s awesome League Cup foursome – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Nicky Bandini discuss City’s fourth consecutive League Cup victory, Chelsea’s win at West Ham and a memorable afternoon for St Johnstone keeper Zander Clark. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
26/04/211h 5m

Super League: what happens now? Plus a trip to Orient – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Flo Lloyd-Hughes, Sid Lowe, Nicky Bandini and Nick Ames to discuss the dramatic collapse of the breakaway proposals. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
22/04/2156m 9s

The European Super League hangover – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Liew, Archie Rhind-Tutt and Mike Calvin to discuss the fallout from the ESL proposals, and the view from Germany. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
20/04/2147m 17s

The European Super League, plus Mourinho axed – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson, Marcus Bean and Sean Ingle discuss the proposed ESL, the end of José Mourinho’s tenure as Spurs manager and the weekend’s Premier League and FA Cup games. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
19/04/211h 3m

Fantastic Foden, limp Liverpool and the Kudela verdict – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Mark Langdon and Nicky Bandini to discuss the final round of Champions League quarter final fixtures. Plus we hear from Suzanne Wrack on 10 years of the WSL and Troy Townsend on Slavia Prague player Ondrej Kudela’s 10-match ban for racism. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
15/04/2155m 48s

Tuchel’s Chelsea and Pochettino’s PSG make Champions League progress – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Lars Sivertsen to discuss the Champions League quarter-final second-legs as Chelsea take on Porto and PSG face Bayern Munich. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
14/04/2149m 59s

Bielsa pips Pep as United beat City, plus using xG in Scrabble – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Barney Ronay to discuss Leeds’ win at Manchester City and the race for the top four. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
12/04/2159m 7s

Magical Mbappé and marvellous Mount – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jordan Jarrett-Bryan, Jacob Steinberg and Archie Rhind-Tutt to discuss the Champions League quarter-finals, preview the Premier League action and talk takeovers. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
08/04/2148m 42s

Liverpool floored in Madrid, Dortmund denied at City – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Sid Lowe, John Brewin and Flo Lloyd-Hughes to discuss Tuesday’s Champions League games. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
07/04/2152m 25s

Lille lead PSG in title race and Valencia walk off for Diakhaby – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair, Lars Sivertsen and Sid Lowe to discuss the Easter weekend action in the Premier League and Europe. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
05/04/211h 6m

North Macedonia leave Germany reeling – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Ed Aarons and Natasha Henry to discuss the midweek internationals. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
01/04/2149m 39s

Sergio Agüero's City legacy and your questions answered – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Lars Sivertsen to discuss Sergio Agüero’s decision to call time on his Manchester City career and to answer listeners’ questions. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
30/03/2154m 8s

Luxembourg stun Ireland, Ronaldo sulks and England win – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Fadugba and Mark Langdon to discuss the latest round of World Cup qualifiers featuring England’s comfortable win over Albania, Republic of Ireland’s defeat by Luxembourg and a point for Scotland against Israel. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
29/03/2156m 14s

World Cup qualifiers and the WSL broadcast deal – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Suzy Wrack and Faye Carruthers to round up the first games in European World Cup qualifying, the Women’s Champions League and the WSL broadcast deal. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
26/03/2153m 10s

The climate crisis and football – Football Weekly special

Max Rushden and Barry Glendenning are joined for a football and climate crisis special edition by David Goldblatt – author of The Age of Football – the global game in the 21st century, Ollie Hayes of the Sustainababble podcast, and Dale Vince, founder of Ecotricity and chairman of Forest Green Rovers, recognised by Fifa and the UN as the world’s greenest club. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
23/03/2153m 55s

FA Cup quarter-final cruises and a new low for Newcastle – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Marcus Bean and Jonathan Wilson discuss the FA Cup quarter-finals, Newcastle’s collapse at Brighton, alleged racist remarks against Rangers midfielder Glen Kamara and the Champions League draw. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
22/03/2152m 47s

The Sheldon report, Champions League and more – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jordan Jarrett-Bryan, Ben Fisher, Anne-Marie Batson and David Conn to discuss the report into sexual abuse in football, midweek action in Europe and the latest EFL news. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
18/03/2151m 6s

Manchester City march on, Black Cats lift Wembley curse – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay and Jonathan Wilson to discuss the Champions League and the Papa John’s Trophy. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
17/03/2154m 46s

North London derby drama and a new era at Sheffield United – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, John Brewin and Lars Sivertsen to discuss the north London derby and Sheffield United without Chris Wilder. Plus: Greg Wood on the crisis at Football Index. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
15/03/2154m 1s

The end of Champions League's Messi and Ronaldo era? – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Liew and Mark Langdon for a roundup of the Champions League games. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
11/03/2156m 2s

Madrid derby, Der Klassiker and what next for Barcelona? – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Lars Sivertsen, Sid Lowe and Nicky Bandini for a Euro football roundup. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
09/03/2158m 12s

Rangers revelry, the Manchester derby, CAF and haircuts – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Jonathan Wilson, Ed Aarons, Marcus Bean and Ewan Murray to discuss the Manchester derby, Liverpool’s sixth consecutive home defeat and Rangers winning the Scottish Premiership. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
08/03/2158m 47s

Chelsea pile pain on Liverpool, plus Barça drama – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Jacob Steinberg to reflect on the latest midweek Premier League games, while Sid Lowe joins to update us on an eventful week for Barcelona. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
05/03/2147m 49s

Zebras in the mist and Canaries close on promotion – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Ben Fisher and Flo Lloyd-Hughes to review the midweek Premier League and EFL action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
04/03/2154m 37s

Gareth Bale is back, Arsenal impress and Glenn Roeder tributes – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jordan Jarrett-Bryan and Jonathan Wilson to review the weekend’s Premier League action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
01/03/2155m 48s

Lennon quits Celtic and Guardiola gets his coat – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Liew, Ewan Murray and Jacqui Oatley to review this week’s Champions League games, tackle a host of questions that have never been asked before and talk coats. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
25/02/2147m 16s

Has Fifa really changed? – Football Weekly Special, part two

We’ve teamed up with our friends at Josimar to take a closer look at Fifa. In this episode Max Rushden is joined by Philippe Auclair and Shaka Hislop to discuss Fifa’s involvement in the election and suspension of William Wallace, the former head of the FA in Trinidad and Tobago. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
24/02/2150m 40s

Are Everton currently the best team on Merseyside? – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Mark Langdon and Barney Ronay to discuss Everton’s win at Anfield and West Ham’s top-four tilt. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
22/02/2158m 3s

Is this Pep Guardiola’s best Manchester City side? – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and John Brewin to round up the midweek action and heap praise on Erling Haaland. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
18/02/2151m 26s

Mbappé humiliates Barça and Liverpool all smiles again – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair, Sid Lowe and Andy Hunter to review Tuesday’s Champions League games. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
17/02/2150m 41s

Are Leicester City Premier League title contenders? – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Anne-Marie Batson and Jonathan Wilson to discuss the latest round of Premier League fixtures including a 3-1 win for Leicester City over Liverpool that Jürgen Klopp admitted ended his side’s title hopes. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
15/02/2157m 10s

Everton's FA Cup thriller and EFL news – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jordan Jarrett Bryan and Ben Fisher to discuss the FA Cup, the Championship, EFL salary caps and the continuing problem with racial abuse of players on social media. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
11/02/2155m 14s

Messi's contract, over 30s and Der Hinteregger Song - Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Sid Lowe, Nicky Bandini and Archie Rhind-Tutt to discuss Lionel Messi’s contract, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Cristiano Ronaldo scoring hundreds of goals over the age of 30, Bayern Munich making it the Fifa Club World Cup final following a delay and Der Hinteregger-Song at Eintracht Frankfurt. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
09/02/2154m 21s

Foden flays Liverpool and Chelsea stunned in WSL – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Faye Carruthers to review the weekend’s games. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
08/02/2145m 40s

Premier League away-days, that 9-0 and rule changes – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Liew and John Brewin to review the midweek action, VAR and broadcasting. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
04/02/2154m 3s

Has Fifa really changed? – Football Weekly Special

We’ve teamed up with our friends at Josimar to take a closer look at Fifa. In this episode, Max Rushden is joined by Philippe Auclair and Tariq Panja for an interview with Miguel Maduro, a former chair of the organisation’s governance committee, about his time under Gianni Infantino. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
03/02/2148m 33s

Being Spursy, new Newcastle plus racism on social media – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Marcus Bean and Jonathan Wilson to discuss a full slate of Premier League fixtures, plus Troy Townsend talks about a number of racist attacks on players in the last week. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
01/02/211h 0m

Blades stunner 2021. Plus Tuchel at Chelsea – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Natasha Henry, Paul MacInnes and Lars Sivertsen to review the midweek Premier League action, including Thomas Tuchel’s first Chelsea game and Burnley’s xG-defying win. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
28/01/2148m 46s

City slickers, happy Hammers and Barcelona bother – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barney Ronay, Nick Ames, Mark Langdon and Sid Lowe to discuss the latest Premier League and FA Cup action, Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea arrival and whether Barça are really bankrupt. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
27/01/2158m 30s

Lampard sacked, FA Cup drama and National League chaos – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Jacob Steinberg, Flo Lloyd-Hughes and Rory Smith to discuss Chelsea’s decision to sack Frank Lampard and round up the latest FA Cup fourth-round action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
25/01/211h 2m

How to keep your galactico happy – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Jonathan Liew, Archie Rhind-Tutt, and Jordan Jarrett-Bryan to discuss the midweek Premier League games, Mesut Özil’s Arsenal exit, the Bundesliga and which position would best suit Joe Biden. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
21/01/2156m 45s

Leicester go top, Lampard feels the heat and Milan march on – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Nicky Bandini, Lars Sivertsen, Philippe Auclair and Sid Lowe to discuss the midweek round of Premier League fixtures, plus updates from Italy, Spain and France. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
20/01/2155m 11s

Liverpool misfire again, Özil and the genius of Ndombele – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barney Ronay, Jonathan Wilson, Simon Burnton and Flo Lloyd-Hughes to discuss the Premier League, Özil’s exit and the WSL. Are Manchester City the favourites for the Premier League after a fifth consecutive win and just why have Liverpool stopped scoring goals?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
18/01/2157m 40s

Pogba, Wolves, Celtic and imaginary children – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Ed Aarons, Ewan Murray and Jacqui Oatley to discuss the Premier League, Celtic’s implosion and more. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
14/01/2159m 1s

What Brexit means for football – Football Weekly special

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Miles Jacobson, Jonathan Fadugba and Sid Lowe discuss Brexit’s impact on the Premier League and beyond. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
12/01/2155m 39s

Car park capers, back gardens and a shock in the FA Cup – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Paul Doyle and Ben Fisher to review the weekend’s FA Cup action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
11/01/2156m 11s

Colin Bell, Cup semis and the Trippier Tapes – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson, Jonathan Liew and Flo Lloyd-Hughes to discuss wins for Manchester City and Spurs, Liverpool’s semi-slump, Phil Neville and the sad passing of a true great. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
07/01/2154m 46s

Crosstown title races hot up in Milan and Madrid – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Nicky Bandini, Sid Lowe, Archie Rhind-Tutt and Lars Sivertsen to discuss the latest European action as Milan stay ahead of Internazionale in Italy while Atlético lead Real Madrid in Spain. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
05/01/2156m 6s

Tommy Docherty remembered and Kevin De Bruyne's brilliance – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Ewan Murray, Barney Ronay and John Brewin to discuss the weekend’s Premier League action, the Old Firm and the former Manchester United manager Tommy Docherty, who has died aged 92. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
04/01/2158m 15s

Newcastle, Liverpool, Villa, meat and the EFL – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jordan Jarrett-Bryan and Mark Langdon to discuss the final game of this Premier League year, as well as the one that was cancelled. Plus Ben Fisher’s Football League round-up. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
31/12/2053m 42s

Covid postponements, Leeds and Kieran Trippier's ban – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Natasha Henry and Marcus Bean discuss the increase of Covid-related postponements, plus Leeds’ highs and lows. Sid Lowe also talks Kieran Trippier, Diego Costa and Lionel Messi. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
30/12/2056m 11s

Sam Allardyce rides again and Arteta’s Arsenal fire at last – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Anne-Marie Batson and Simon Burnton to discuss a busy weekend of football. Plus Philippe Auclair provides an update on the comings and goings at PSG. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
28/12/201h 0m

Tackling your questions in a Christmas special – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Lars Sivertsen for a special Christmas Q&A edition. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
24/12/2059m 38s

Title races hot up in Milan and Madrid, plus sorry Schalke – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini, Sid Lowe and Lars Sivertsen for a round-up from across the continent.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
22/12/2053m 32s

Manchester United hit six, Liverpool get seven and 100 top players – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Flo Lloyd-Hughes and Jonathan Liew to discuss free-scoring Liverpool and Manchester United, the deepening crisis at Arsenal and the Guardian’s top 100 male footballers. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
21/12/2056m 22s

Bilic out, Allardyce in and Liverpool go top – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Fadugba and Philippe Auclair discuss the midweek round of Premier League games, the return of Sam Allardyce, a defeat for Rangers and the state of Ligue 1. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
17/12/2055m 25s

How to tackle dementia in football – Football Weekly special

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Chris Sutton, John Stiles and Dr Willie Stewart discuss the prevalence of dementia in former footballers, sharing first-hand experience of the disease, the science behind the correlation between football and dementia and what needs to be done in the future. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
16/12/201h 1m

What has gone wrong at Arsenal and Sheffield United? – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Paul MacInnes to discuss the weekend’s Premier League action including the demise of Arsenal and the potential of Mikel Arteta getting the sack, while we ask Jay Socik exactly what’s gone wrong at Sheffield United. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
14/12/201h 0m

Top 10 female footballers in the world 2020 - Football Weekly Bonus

Max Rushden is joined by Suzy Wrack and Barry Glendenning to count down the 10 best female footballers in the world – as per the Guardian’s 2020 list. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
11/12/2017m 42s

The Champions League last 16 is set and a tribute to Paolo Rossi – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glenndenning, Nicky Bandini, Sid Lowe and Lars Sivertsen to discuss the final round of Champions League group games, along with paying tribute to the late Paolo Rossi. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
10/12/2052m 19s

Manchester United tumble out of the Champions League – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jordan Jarrett Bryan, Jacob Steinberg and Barney Ronay to discuss Manchester United bowing out of the Champions League, the incident involving Istanbul’s Basaksehir’s Pierre Webo and a fourth official in Paris, plus we ask Millwall fan Barney Ronay about recent events at the Den. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
09/12/2057m 55s

A Mourinho masterclass and depressing scenes at Millwall – Football Weekly

Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Jamie Jackson join Max Rushden to discuss the weekend’s talking points - including wins for Spurs, Manchester United and Chelsea. The latter of which re-ignites the ongoing debate about whether Marcelo Bielsa is as good as Jonathan Wilson paints him out to be. The panel also address the demoralising scenes from Saturday, when some fans at Millwall booed their players for taking a knee. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
07/12/201h 4m

Manchester United's inconsistency and Giroud's fab four – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Liew and Marcus Bean to discuss United, Oliver Giroud and question if Pablo Picasso is French. Plus; Archie Rhind-Tutt joins us for all things German football. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
03/12/2052m 18s

Klopp's kids and a new Champions League format - Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Natasha Henry, John Brewin and Sid Lowe to discuss the Liverpool and Man City qualifying for Champions League Round of 16, Zidane’s woes, a potential new Champions League format and Anton Ferdinand’s new documentary, ‘Football, Racism and Me’.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
02/12/201h 1m

The need for concussion substitutes – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen, Ewan Murray and Faye Carruthers to discuss the need for concussion substitutes and Manchester United’s victory over Southampton. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
30/11/2052m 1s

A tribute to Diego Maradona – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson, Philippe Auclair, Marcela Mora y Araujo and Asif Kapadia to celebrate the life of Diego Maradona, the footballing genius who died on Wednesday aged 60. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
26/11/2050m 1s

Champions League, yet more VAR and the return of fans – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini and Jonathan Wilson to discuss Tuesday’s Champions League football. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
25/11/2055m 8s

Pep, Pépé and penalties – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay, Ben Fisher and John Ashdown to discuss José v Pep (Part 24), Fulham’s comedy penalties, and Chelsea being quite good. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
23/11/2050m 52s

Wales are promoted! And is Foden the new Grealish?– Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Flo Lloyd-Hughes to discuss England’s conclusive triumph over Iceland, a game that actually mattered for Wales and a tribute to Olivier Giroud. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
19/11/2053m 32s

Football and how the game handles mental health – Football Weekly special

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning and Archie Rhind-Tutt, as well as former professional footballer and now writer/filmmaker Marvin Sordell, and Alex Mills, the head of education for Sporting Chance. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
17/11/2057m 40s

England's Nations League flop, Wales win and WSL drama – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning , Jonathan Liew and Ed Aarons to discuss the latest Nations League action. Plus: Suzy Wrack reviews an exciting weekend of comebacks in the Women’s Super League. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
16/11/2052m 17s

Scotland's Euro 2020 play-off triumph never in doubt – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Anne-Marie Batson, John Brewin and Jim Burke to discuss Scotland’s triumph, Northern Ireland’s heartbreak, meaningless friendlies, Greg Clarke and an exciting weekend of WSL action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
13/11/2055m 33s

Has Zlatan Ibrahimovic found the Holy Grail? – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Lars Sivertsen, Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini and Archie Rhind-Tutt discuss Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Bayern winning Der Klassiker again, bother for Real Madrid and a Gladbach scorpion kick. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
10/11/2052m 51s

Premier League highs and panenka lows – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Gregg Bakowski and Jordan Jarrett-Bryan to discuss the horror show for Arteta at the Emirates and the rest of the Premier League results. Plus that Ademola Lookman penalty. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
09/11/2054m 49s

Manchester United malaise, pressing and handball – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Jonathan Wilson, Natasha Henry and Jonathan Liew to discuss Manchester United’s defending, wins for Chelsea, Dortmund and Barça, the dress code for managers and a weekend preview. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
05/11/2049m 38s

Champions League latest, flying Foxes and more – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barney Ronay, Paul MacInnes and Simon Burnton discuss Liverpool’s dominant display over Atalanta, Manchester City taking care of Olympiakos, Leicester, a life-affirming assist and a wasted goalkeeper goal. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
04/11/2050m 9s

A Nobby Stiles tribute and is Ward-Prowse the new Le Tissier? – Football Weekly

Max Rushden and co pay tribute to Nobby Stiles, ask if it’s all over for Aston Villa and discuss James Ward-Prowse, Thomas Partey and Manchester City’s Women’s FA Cup final victory This podcast was amended on Monday 1st November. An earlier version wrongfully stated that Gerd Müller had died from dementia.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
02/11/2058m 11s

Saint Marcus and the 'real' Ole Gunnar Solskjær? – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jamie Jackson, Lars Sivertsen and Archie Rhind-Tutt discuss Marcus Rashford’s heroic week, the rest of the Champions League and whether there’s more to Ole Gunnar Solskjær than meets the eye.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
29/10/2053m 25s

Bartomeu’s mic drop and another injury for Liverpool – Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Barry Glendenning, Flo Lloyd-Hughes, Nick Ames and Sid Lowe discuss the resignation of Barcelona’s president and Tuesday night’s Champions League action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
28/10/2050m 2s

Aston Villa's reality check and Kevin McCarra tributes – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jordan Jarrett-Bryan and John Brewin to discuss the top-flight weekend. Sid Lowe also joins to talk about the clásico, and Jonathan Wilson leads the tributes to Kevin McCarra. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
26/10/2056m 50s

Real Madrid shocked by Shakhtar before El Clásico – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Mark Langdon and Ed Aarons discuss wins for Liverpool and Manchester City, before Sid Lowe joins to dissect Madrid’s defeat, Bayern routing Atlético and a preview of El Clásico. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
22/10/2047m 48s

The Champions League returns and more breakaway talk – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Liew, Nicky Bandini and Anne-Marie Batson discuss Manchester United’s 2-1 win at PSG, Chelsea’s draw with Sevilla and more breakaway league rumours. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
21/10/2053m 24s

Moyes dances, Liverpool lose Van Dijk and Villa march on – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Andy Hunter, Natasha Henry and Ewan Murray to run through a weekend of late goals, VAR’s latest impact on the beautiful game, Sergio Agüero’s handsiness, and the first Old Firm derby of the season. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
19/10/2043m 39s

England see red, Scotland soar and Big Picture fades – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jacqui Oatley and Jonathan Wilson to discuss England’s defeat to Denmark, plus all the latest Nations League games. We look at the implications of Project Big Picture being rejected by the Premier League, and Suzanne Wrack tells us what’s next for the Women’s Super League.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
15/10/2052m 14s

Football and its relationship with gambling – Football Weekly special

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning and Philippe Auclair to examine the game’s ‘gamblification’ with the betting industry. We hear from James Grimes, who was a gambling addict for 12 years, Rob Davies, The Guardian’s business reporter who specialises in the gambling industry, and Brigid Simmonds, chair of the Betting and Gaming Council. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
13/10/201h 0m

Project Big Picture, pay-per-view TV and Arsène Wenger – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Marcus Bean and Elis James to discuss England beating Belgium, Ireland v Wales – seriously – and Project Big Picture. Donald McRae is also on hand to talk all things Wenger. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
12/10/2053m 53s

Nations League, Next Generation and Macclesfield – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Faye Carruthers and Ben Fisher discuss the Nations League, Gareth Southgate as headteacher and the plight of EFL clubs, before Marcus Christenson joins to talk all things Next Generation. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
08/10/2049m 45s

Partey on deadline day and a Messi happiness index – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini, Sid Lowe and Archie Rhind-Tutt for the latest from transfer deadline day, including Arsenal’s signing of Atlético midfielder Thomas Partey, Edinson Cavani to Manchester United and Jack Wilshere to nowhere, plus an update from the top leagues around the continent. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
06/10/2051m 20s

What has happened to the Premier League? – Football Weekly

Max Rushden and co discuss Aston Villa’s rout of Liverpool, Manchester United’s surrender to Spurs and perhaps the greatest 1-1 draw of all time at Elland Road. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
05/10/2055m 35s

Calvert-Lewin on fire and fake crowds leaving games early – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Paul Doyle and Jonathan Liew. They discuss the recent Carabao Cup action, including another hat-trick for Dominic Calvert-Lewin, José Mourinho chasing Eric Dier down the tunnel, Paul Doyle’s unusual recipe for improving the League Cup, Jonathan Liew on the Borussia Dortmund model and fake crowds leaving games early. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
01/10/2054m 24s

Liverpool too good for Arsenal and how to save the EFL – Football Weekly

Max Rushden and Barry Glendenning are joined by Jordan Jarrett Bryan, Rory Smith, as well as Archie Rhind-Tutt and Sid Lowe, to discuss Liverpool, Arsenal, sad times for Fulham and the German Sam Allardyce. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
29/09/2045m 14s

Handball horrors, flying Foxes and Bayern bashed – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay and Mark Langdon to review a busy weekend for the handball law, West Ham going rogue, Leicester’s stunning mauling of Manchester City and tasty mascots. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
28/09/2053m 27s

Will grounds stay empty for another six months? – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Philippe Auclair, Anne-Marie Batson, Simon Burnton and Sean Ingle to discuss the implications of not allowing fans into grounds for the next six months. There’s the quickest substitution ever, a look at Manchester United’s defence and a weekend preview. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
24/09/2045m 19s

The Barça crisis, Pirlo's Juventus and Bayern's machine – Football Weekly

In this European special, Max Rushden discusses the latest from Europe’s major leagues, with Sid Lowe, Archie Rhind-Tutt and Nicky Bandini. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
22/09/200s

Goals galore in the Premier League – Football Weekly

Max Rushden and co discuss a goal-rich weekend, how to interview Samuel Eto’o, the variable quality of footballs, and how Max would fare up front for Manchester City. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
21/09/201h 2m

Gareth Bale's Spurs return and the end for Macclesfield – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Paul MacInnes and Jonathan Liew to discuss Macclesfield Town going out of business and Gareth Bale’s return to Tottenham. John Brewin is on hand for the former, and Sid Lowe for the latter. And we find out whether Barry has the Carabao box. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
17/09/2045m 3s

Raúl Jiménez: the best No 9 in the Premier League? – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Flo Lloyd-Hughes and Ben Fisher to break down Monday night’s games, and ask whether England could field a team made up entirely of right-backs. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
15/09/2056m 28s

Liverpool hold off Leeds and Arsenal show a ruthless side – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Philippe Auclair on the Premier League openers, Barry’s past life, Damien Delaney’s Dream Dinner Party and the return of a Jonathan eating challenge. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
14/09/201h 2m

The Premier League is back – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and John Brewin to preview the new Premier League season, complete with a killer Conor Coady stat and a shock top-four prediction. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
10/09/200s

England produce more drama off the field than on it – Football Weekly

After another stodgy performance against Denmark, what does Gareth Southgate need to change to get the best out of his talented England team? Max Rushden is joined by Jonathan Wilson, Jordan Jarrett Bryan and Ed Aarons to discuss the latest round of the Nations League, Phil Foden and Mason Greenwood’s Icelandic misadventure, and the latest transfer news ahead of the start of the Premier League season.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
09/09/2055m 43s

West Ham worries, under-par England and WSL kicks off – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Flo Lloyd Hughes and Jacob Steinberg to discuss England’s scrappy win in Iceland, West Ham’s woes and the WSL’s opening weekend, with Sid Lowe on hand with the latest Lionel Messi update.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
07/09/2054m 30s

The Nations League and WSL return, plus Bale's hair – Football Weekly Extra

Faye Carruthers is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Jonathan Wilson to discuss all things Nations League, Gareth Bale and James Rodríguez, while Flo Lloyd-Hughes previews the new WSL season. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
03/09/2052m 28s

A star is born in José Mourinho – Football Weekly podcast

Faye Carruthers is joined by Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini, Barney Ronay and Sid Lowe to discuss the new Tottenham Hotspur documentary, the Community Shield and the Women’s Champions League final. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
01/09/200s

How the white football was dismissed as an unwanted fad

The white ball was widely disliked during trials in 1927 and one manufacturer declared it ‘practically impossible to make’. It would take another 24 years for the Football League to give it the go-ahead. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
31/08/2018m 51s

The fight to save clubs amid financial turmoil – Football Weekly Extra

Melissa Rudd is joined by Barry Glendenning, John Nicholson and Kevin Miles from the Football Supporters Association to look at the FSA’s Sustain the Game initiative, aiming to protect football clubs. How do we ensure football clubs are better able to survive the financial stress that saw Bury go under one year ago? And have top flight clubs really missed having fans in the stadium during lockdown? Meanwhile, Sid Lowe gives us the inside story on Lionel Messi’s transfer request, and reviews last night’s win for Lyon over PSG in the Women’s Champions League.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
27/08/2051m 50s

Does Lionel Messi really want away from Barcelona? – Football Weekly

Melissa Rudd is joined by Barry Glendenning , Philippe Auclair and Anne-Marie Batson to look into Lionel Messi’s transfer request, and Harry Maguire’s conviction in Greece. The pod also talk fixture chaos, Women’s Champions League, and explore Barry’s expensive nights out in Las Vegas. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
26/08/2057m 7s

Bayern Munich crowned European champions – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Liew and Jonathan Wilson look back at all the Champions League final talking points, as Bayern overcame PSG. We also take a brief look at Sevilla’s Europa League glory. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
24/08/201h 0m

The Bayern juggernaut, fixtures and Wiegman – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, John Brewin and Flo Lloyd-Hughes preview the two European finals, discuss Sarina Wiegman’s future role as England women’s manager and Ronald Koeman’s arrival at Barcelona. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
20/08/2053m 5s

PSG party, tight trousers and Koeman’s move to Barcelona – Football Weekly

Max Rushden and Barry Glendenning are joined by Archie Rhind-Tutt and Philippe Auclair to discuss Paris Saint-Germain’s progression to the Champions League final, how Internazionale showed Barry up with their 5-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk, Julian Nagelsmann’s credentials as a style icon and whether Ronald Koeman’s Barça dream come true is all it seems. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
19/08/2043m 37s

Barcelona blues, the Sevilla League and Pep's overthinking – Football Weekly

Max Rushden and Barry Glendenning are joined by Sid Lowe and Mark Langdon to discuss Barça’s 8-2 defeat at the hands of Bayern, Guardiola’s tendency to overthink and Sevilla bidding for a sixth Europa League title. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
17/08/2042m 47s

PSG's late show plus Macclesfield and Charlton fears – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jordan Jarrett Bryan and Lars Sivertsen discuss PSG’s late win over Atalanta, the Europa League quarter-finals and the perilous state of Charlton and Macclesfield with Ben Fisher. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
13/08/2058m 15s

Club ownership, soft power and human rights – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Philippe Auclair, David Conn and James Dorsey explore the foreign ownership of clubs, and the human rights abuses within some countries whose consortia have been buying – or attempting to buy – them. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
11/08/2058m 59s

The Champions League and a return for the witch's curse – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Barney Ronay to discuss the recent Champions League and Europa League clashes, an unlikely overhaul at Juventus and transfer fees for toasters. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
10/08/2054m 0s

The Europa League is go - Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Mark Langdon, and Lars Sivertsen to discuss the Europa League action, preview the forthcoming Champions League clashes, and explore the potential for butter podcasts. Meanwhile Nick Ames joins us to discuss the redundancies announced at Arsenal.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
06/08/2053m 54s

Fulham's Premier League return and footballing bookworms - Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Faye Carruthers and Jonathan Liew to discuss Fulham’s return to the Premier League and we talk about VAR coughing and footballers who read books. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
05/08/2047m 55s

Arsenal's FA Cup win and the Scottish Premiership's return – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Philippe Auclair to discuss Arsenal’s FA Cup Final win over Chelsea, Eddie Howe’s departure from Bournemouth and a review of the opening weekend in Scotland with Ewan Murray. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
03/08/2058m 40s

FA Cup final preview and a farewell to Griffin Park – Football Weekly Extra

Elis James is joined by Barry Glendenning, Simon Burnton and Jonathan Liew to discuss Brentford dashing Swansea dreams, Arsenal and Chelsea’s date at Wembley, and fantasy league players to sign for next season. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
30/07/2049m 54s

Championship play-offs, transfer talk and Juve's latest title – Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Barry Glendenning, Jacob Steinberg and Jonathan Fadugba discuss the play-off semi-final first legs, this summer’s potential moves and look at Juventus’ record ninth straight Serie A title. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
28/07/201h 1m

Winners and losers as Premier League's 352-day season ends – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Lars Sivertsen discuss the final day of the Premier League season, as Manchester United and Chelsea clinch Champions League places, and Aston Villa avoid relegation by a single point.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
27/07/201h 6m

Liverpool's trophy and Championship madness – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Ben Fisher and Marcus Bean discuss Liverpool’s flamboyant title display, Paul Pogba refusing to take a ball in the face and Elis James joins for a review of the Championship’s crazy night. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
23/07/2056m 42s

Analysing Real Madrid's title triumph and Ronaldo's goals – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Sid Lowe, Nicky Bandini and Lars Sivertsen look back over Real Madrid’s title success, discuss Cristiano Ronaldo’s continued goalscoring exploits in Italy and the 2020 Ballon d’Or being cancelled. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
21/07/201h 3m

Leeds United are back in the Premier League – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Paul Doyle to discuss Leeds’s Championship triumph in the company of Daniel Chapman from the Square Ball podcast, plus the weekend’s FA Cup semis. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
20/07/2053m 35s

David Silva, Championship thrills and Twitter accounts – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Flo Lloyd-Hughes, Paul MacInnes and Jonathan Liew to also discuss Virgil van Dijk’s David Luiz tribute act, collective love for Wolves’ Raúl Jiménez and which clubs they have no feelings for. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
16/07/201h 1m

A deep dive into Manchester City's Euro reprieve – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Tariq Panja and Barney Ronay to discuss Manchester City’s escape from a two-year European football ban. They also discuss their collective love for Adebayo Akinfenwa, and Barney’s preferred pudding recipe. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
14/07/2047m 29s

Memories of Jack Charlton and Man City's Cas verdict – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Mark Langdon pay tribute to former Leeds United and England defender Jack Charlton. Also they react to Manchester City’s Cas verdict, round-up the key talking points from the Premier League and take a look at the Champions League and Europa League quarter-final draw.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
13/07/201h 1m

Eddie Nketiah, Eric Dier and disciplinary debates – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Jonathan Fadugba to discuss Eddie Nketiah’s red card for Arsenal, Eric Dier’s four-game ban for Tottenham, and Scottish farming communities of the 19th century. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
09/07/201h 3m

Barcelona after Lionel Messi, Juventus and José Mourinho – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Sid Lowe and Nicky Bandini discuss the future for Barcelona and Lionel Messi and Juventus as they edge closer to another title in Italy. Plus, Archie Rhind-Tutt talks about how Bayern Munich secured another trophy at the weekend. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
07/07/201h 7m

Mason Greenwood and the Manchester United renaissance – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning , Jacqui Oatley and John Brewin to discuss young English strikers making an impact over the weekend, and Jamie Vardy’s incredible 100 Premier League goals. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
06/07/2058m 56s

West Ham stun Chelsea and racial bias in commentary – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Liew, David Hytner, and Ben Fisher discuss this week’s Premier League and EFL fixtures. Plus, they take a closer look at racial bias in English commentary. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
02/07/2050m 9s

Power, corruption and lies - Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Tariq Panja to discuss the ownership, agents, backroom deals and Fifa. Suzy Wrack joins us to look at how Australia and New Zealand triumphed over Colombia in the bid to host the Women’s World Cup in 2023. And we ponder the prospects of Manchester City’s appeal against their Uefa ban succeeding at the Court of Arbitration for Sport.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
30/06/2058m 18s

Taking a deep dive into Liverpool's title-winning campaign – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Ceylon Andi Hickman, Andy Hunter and Gregg Bakowski discuss all the elements behind Liverpool’s first title win in 30 years. Plus the rest of the weekend’s Premier League and FA Cup action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
29/06/201h 1m

Liverpool on edge of glory and a rare Manchester United hat-trick – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Marcus Bean look back at the midweek Premier League games as Liverpool now stand on the verge of the Premier League title. The team also discuss Anthony Martial’s hat-trick, Arsenal dishing out contracts like it’s Christmas, the latest action in Europe and they preview the FA Cup quarter finals. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
25/06/201h 0m

Brilliant Benzema, awesome Atalanta and first-rate Flick – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Sid Lowe, Archie Rhind-Tutt and Nicky Bandini to discuss the European leagues, predatory water birds, foul-mouthed managers, and the contents of Barry’s mantelpiece. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
23/06/201h 5m

The Premier League and Championship: a slow restart – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Barney Ronay discuss the first full weekend of the restarted season, which wasn’t as exciting as many would have hoped. Plus: Ben Fisher on the Championship. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
22/06/2058m 21s

The Premier League returns and Sir Marcus Rashford – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Jordan Jarrett-Bryan on return of the Premier League, goal-line technology and David Luiz. The panel also talk about Marcus Rashford, the Coppa Italia final and preview the weekend. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
18/06/201h 1m

The life and times of Jonathan Liew and Premier League returns – Football Weekly

Max Rushden and Barry Glendenning dig into the Jonathan Liew archive with the man himself, including his stint on Countdown and a famous spat with a certain BBC Cricket Correspondent. They also talk about the Premier League’s imminent return and, with Sid Lowe, about a successful restart for La Liga A new version of this episode was uploaded on 17/06/20 to amend a technical glitch.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
16/06/2055m 30s

How will lower-league teams survive the shutdown? – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Suzanne Wrack, Flo Lloyd-Hughes, Faye Carruthers and Ali Maxwell to discuss the EFL’s decision to cancel the League One and Two seasons. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
15/06/201h 6m

Europe's major leagues prepare for restart – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Sid Lowe, Archie Rhind-Tutt and Nicky Bandini to compare how Spain, Italy and Germany have approached the resumption of football. Plus, Archie’s Tinder Tales update and fans hiding in German forests. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
11/06/201h 0m

Black Lives Matter, racism in football and representation in sports media – Football Weekly special

Max Rushden, Troy Townsend, Elliot Ross and Jordan Jarrett-Bryan discuss football’s reaction to the Black Lives Matter protests following the death of George Floyd and ask whether this reaction is good enough. They also look inwards and ask questions about black representation in sports media, as well as discussing some of the incidents that have marred football since our last special on racism. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
10/06/201h 3m

The Premier League and a history of African players in the UK – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Philippe Auclair, Nick Ames and Ed Aarons discuss how many of the returning top flight’s 92 live TV matches they’ll be able to stomach, the League One row, action in the Bundesliga and Ed’s new book. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
08/06/201h 10m

The life and times of Barney Ronay – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning and Barney Ronay to discuss Barney’s life and times, including how Charlton v Manchester City got him hooked on football. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
04/06/201h 1m

Project Restart is go and the pod revisit Camp Nou in 1999 – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Kate Mason and Lars Sivertsen to discuss Project Restart, as the Premier League looks set to resume on 17 June. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
01/06/201h 1m

The inside track on Newcastle United's Saudi suitors – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, James Montague, Archie Rhind-Tutt and Alex Hurst – chair of Newcastle United Supporters Trust – to discuss the issues surrounding the possible Saudi takeover of the club.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
28/05/201h 10m

The final instalment of Detective Wilson – Football Weekly Extra Extra

Max reads the final instalment of Detective Wilson, the Football Weekly Extended Universe novel written by London-based actor and director Jamie Biddle.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
26/05/207m 26s

England's Euro 96 win over Netherlands revisited – Football Weekly

Max and Barry are joined by Simon Burnton and Jacob Steinberg to discuss England’s Euro 96 victory over the Netherlands. Plus Archie Rhind-Tutt and Sid Lowe are on hand to talk Bundesliga and the return of La Liga. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
25/05/201h 7m

Illicit haircuts, Celtic's title and lifting morale – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Jonathan Liew discuss the Premier League’s return to training, rogue trims, Celtic being crowned champions of Scotland, the future of women’s football and plenty more. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
21/05/2052m 7s

Rijkaard, Kluivert and Ajax 1995 (plus the Bundesliga!) – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Musa Okwonga and Ryan Hunn discuss the 1995 Champions League final as a turning point in European football in the 1990s, Frank Rijkaard coming full circle in more ways than one, and Archie Rhind-Tutt joins us to talk about the restart of the Bundesliga. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
18/05/201h 0m

Farce and fascism at the 1936 Olympics – Football Weekly special

Recently, you may have heard us talking about the new Guardian podcast Forgotten Stories of Football – a place where you can hear some of the best football stories you’ve probably never heard before. And as the series is now live, we thought we would bring you the first episode: how Nazi bullying and controversial victories overshadowed Italy’s gold medal at the Berlin Games. Make sure to subscribe to Forgotten Stories of Football wherever you get your podcasts. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
15/05/2014m 5s

Blackburn's title memories and the threat to amateur football – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden and Barry Glendenning talk to Michael Butler on and about the 25th anniversary Blackburn winning the Premier League, memories of the 1994-95 season and the pain of being unable to play football at grassroots level. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
14/05/2044m 21s

Liverpool's Istanbul miracle and the row in Scotland – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning and Gregg Bakowski discuss Liverpool’s triumph in Istanbul, the half-time leavers, the second-half revival and wobbly legs on and off the pitch, while Ewan Murray updates us on all things Scotland. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
11/05/201h 4m

Jacqui Oatley's career and Bundesliga returns – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden and Barry Glendenning talk to Jacqui Oatley about the ups and downs of being the first woman to commentate on Match of the Day and her love of Wolves. Also, Archie Rhind-Tutt on the impending return of the Bundesliga. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
07/05/2056m 29s

Q&A and Detective Wilson – Football Weekly Extra Extra

Max Rushden and Barry Glendenning answer a mailbag Q&A from Football Weekly listeners, there’s news of an argument over an egg and chapter seven of Detective Wilson. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
05/05/2014m 9s

Platini, pain and penalties: France v West Germany 1982 – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Paul Doyle and Philippe Auclair discuss the Night of Seville, including Battiston v Schumacher, Michel Platini and the first World Cup penalty shootout. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
04/05/2049m 40s

Sid Lowe on Michael Robinson plus Euro confusion – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Sid Lowe on Ligue 1 stopping, La Liga restarting, Mauricio Pochettino’s late-night voice memos and the importance of Michael Robinson. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
30/04/2044m 28s

The Manchester United v Arsenal rivalry revisited – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini and John Brewin discuss Manchester United 0-1 Arsenal from 2002, Sir Alex Ferguson v Arsène Wenger, legacies, tackles, Mark Venus, ‘Project Restart’ and Detective Wilson. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
27/04/2051m 6s

Inverting Jonathan Wilson, plus the Toon takeover tussle – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry, Glendenning, and Jonathan Wilson discuss Roker Park, an Indian monastery, Jimmy Hill, how best-selling books come together, Amnesty International v the Public Investment Fund and Dolly Parton. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
23/04/2049m 26s

Remembering USA v Norway: the first Women's World Cup final – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Suzy Wrack and Flo Lloyd-Hughes discuss the 1991 Fifa World Championship for Women’s Football for the M&Ms Cup final (no, seriously), the future of the women’s game, drive-in solutions and chapter five of Detective Wilson. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
20/04/2044m 44s

Lars Sivertsen, Newcastle and Scotland – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, and Lars Sivertsen discuss … Lars Sivertsen – growing up in Norway and becoming TV2’s Premier League correspondent at 24 – Newcastle going from frying pan to fire and a breakthrough in Scotland. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
16/04/2046m 45s

Italy v Brazil 1982: Paolo Rossi, samba skills and classic kits – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay and Jonathan Wilson discuss the 1982 World Cup meeting between Italy and Brazil, widely regarded as one of the best and most significant games of all time. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
13/04/2047m 51s

How to restart the season and Raddy Antic's legacy – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Sid Lowe and Tariq Panja discuss seasons potentially restarting in Spain and Germany, the #PlayersTogether charity fund and Spurs limboing under a low bar. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
09/04/2047m 25s

The 1998 World Cup final and the riddle of Ronaldo – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning and Lars Sivertsen discuss the 1998 World Cup final between Brazil and France, the Ronaldo situation, the obsession with footballers’ wages, changes in Ireland and chapter three of Detective Wilson. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
06/04/2041m 58s

Philippe Auclair on Fifa, Cantona and board games – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning and Philippe Auclair discuss Fifa and football governance, Philippe’s favourite sport, mushroom-collecting, juggling careers in music and football, furloughing and George Best. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
02/04/2049m 49s

The 1973 FA Cup final and The English Game – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning and Jonathan Wilson discuss Sunderland v Leeds in the 1973 FA Cup final, the Belarusian Premier League, The English Game and chapter two of Detective Wilson. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
30/03/2043m 9s

Sid Lowe on Sid Lowe – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning and Sid Lowe discuss... Sid Lowe! Find out how Sid’s PhD on fascism is connected to his career path, how Estella is now less of a Get Out Of The House Free card than a week ago and how a boy from north London came to idolise Kenny Dalglish. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
26/03/2043m 20s

The Hand of God revisited – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Musa Okwonga and Ryan Hunn discuss Argentina vs England from Mexico ‘86, podcasting through a crisis, financial solutions for the Football League, stanchions vs net ripples and chapter one of Detective Wilson. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
23/03/201h 11m

Football crisis, the A-League and Positivity Corner – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Jonathan Liew discuss Uefa’s latest announcements, a call for Premier League help down the pyramid, games which didn’t happen and are still happening, plus a new Positivity Corner. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
19/03/201h 0m

Shutdowns, Fifa and dealing with a general lack of football – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Flo Lloyd-Hughes discuss football in the time of Covid-19, Karren Brady’s suggestion, Phil Neville’s time running out, correspondents on lockdown and a prize pig. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
16/03/2053m 38s

Football and Covid-19, plus Ultras and the Champions League – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and James Montague discuss football’s response to Covid-19, European departures for Liverpool and Tottenham, PSG players’ life choices and lifting the lid on Ultras. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
12/03/201h 8m

Manchester derby, José slams Ndombele and Serie A latest – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Lars Sivertsen, Mark Langdon and Philippe Auclair discuss Manchester United’s double over their neighbours, Chelsea thumping Everton, José Mourinho’s comments on Tanguy Ndombele and we get the latest on Italy as Coronavirus threat deepens. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
09/03/201h 5m

Dier straits, the FA Cup and coronavirus – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Jonathan Wilson, Nick Ames and John Brewin discuss the most recent Eric to visit the stands uninvited, Liverpool’s extended wobble, Billy Gilmour’s past lives, a long overdue cup run for Newcastle and more. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
05/03/2058m 36s

Liverpool's shock loss, more City silverware and German banners – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay and Kate Mason discuss the end of Liverpool’s unbeaten run, which colour Phil Foden will wear the next time he plays at Wembley, the race for fourth (and/or fifth) and a mixed clásico. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
02/03/201h 6m

City slickers and Gnabry's love of London – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Paul MacInnes and Lars Sivertsen on Guardiola: the master of surprise, the chasm between Chelsea and Bayern, the straight line speed of Aston Villa goalkeepers and Brummie boundaries. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
27/02/2059m 1s

José's blues, boom Saka-laka and the Wilson Scenario – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Barney Ronay discuss Frank Lampard’s changes, VAR inaction, Saka for England, the Wilson Scenario, Jota and cold, a Real Madrid crisis and whether there is anything that Erling Braut Haaland cannot do. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
24/02/201h 13m

Atlético v Liverpool, City v Uefa and Deschamps v Cantona – Football Weekly Extra

Faye Carruthers, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Jonathan Liew discuss the value of an atmosphere, metaphorical guns, Norwegian teenagers, a self-defence low blow and Barça stealing candy from a baby. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
20/02/201h 10m

Manchester City's ban, the race for fifth and more – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Flo Lloyd-Hughes discuss Manchester City’s ban from Europe, José Mourinho’s stink eye, Arsenal’s positive goal difference and explaining Rory Delap compilations. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
17/02/201h 4m

The Championship and a talk about mental health – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Archie Rhind-Tutt and George Elek discuss the topsy-turvy Leeds United story, Rooney’s impact at Derby, Moss v Gosling, and we have a frank discussion about mental health. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
13/02/201h 14m

Blades cut loose, seven-goal thrillers and scheduled tweets – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Lars Sivertsen discuss Sheffield United’s resilience, Carlo Ancelotti’s management style (or lack of), a windy day in the Championship, Samuel Umtiti’s alleged party antics and kebab news. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
10/02/201h 3m

Trouble at Barcelona, FA Cup replays and more – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Will Unwin and Kate Mason discuss Liverpool’s kids winning, Jan Vertonghen looking sad, future reforms of the Premier League, helicopters and footballers going to nightclubs. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
06/02/201h 0m

Spurs stun City as Liverpool march on and Neymar's costly flick – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jacob Steinberg, and Flo Lloyd-Hughes look at the race between second, third and fourth, whether or not the grass is too long in Burnley and another Leeds loss. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
03/02/2049m 26s

Heroic Villans, Liverpool march on and transfer nonsense – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Mark Langdon and Lars Sivertsen discuss Liverpool and inevitable victories, a Manchester United victory in vain, Arsenal winning with youth and a lot of questions about Canada. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
30/01/2056m 2s

FA Cup review, the Moyes Effect and a big result in Scotland – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Faye Carruthers and Philippe Auclair look at the fourth round, Jürgen Klopp wanting a holiday, Newcastle’s proposed takeover, the Women’s FA Cup and Barcelona losing at Valencia. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
27/01/201h 13m

Manchester United's wheel and it all goes Pete Tong for Ibiza – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini and Mark Langdon discuss Arsenal snatching parity from the jaws of defeat, Solskjær on the brink, Everton’s latest possible collapse, Serie A and Michelin stars. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
23/01/201h 6m

Mike Dean's 500, silly saves and when corner flags attack – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay and Flo Lloyd-Hughes discuss a big save at Carrow Road, Rashford’s woes, Pope v Pickford, Bonny v Clyde, flying corner flags and a Mike Dean milestone. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
20/01/201h 3m

Quique Setién at Barça, Mata's magic and Love Island – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Jon Brodkin discuss Juan Mata’s slow march to a one-on-one, Christian Eriksen’s farewell tour, Harry Kane and England’s Euro inevitability, Love Island and Vera. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
16/01/201h 0m

Runaway Reds, Agüero records and Barcelona – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay and Philippe Auclair discuss Liverpool’s continued dominance, Sergio Agüero breaking records, tackles late, hard or a combination of the two, Bielsa and AVB. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
13/01/201h 8m

Cup crackers, brilliant Bielsa and the Saudi Supercopa – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Lars Sivertsen, John Brewin and Nick Ames review the Carabao Cup semi-finals, Leeds’s impressive display against Arsenal, the FA Cup’s broadcast deal with gambling companies, the Spanish Supercopa in Saudi Arabia and the latest January transfer gossip. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
09/01/201h 8m

FA Cup fallout, French upsets and social media ups and downs – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Paul MacInnes, Jonathan Wilson, John Brewin discuss the fallout from the third round of the FA Cup, Solskjaer playing mean and a shock victory for amateur side JS Saint-Pierroise in the Coupe de France. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
06/01/2055m 59s

The Arteta Effect, Mourinho's malaise and more – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Elliot Ross discuss Mikel Arteta’s first win at Arsenal, Nigel Pearson getting the job done, the Moyes bounce, VAR taking and giving, plus a feast of glorious goals. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
02/01/201h 0m

Arsenal fall flat, Liverpool march on and Old Firm history – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Kate Mason and Ryan Hunn discuss Arsenal’s surprising/unsurprising capitulation against Chelsea, Liverpool win again, City stumbling again, Rangers changing history at Celtic Park and a nine-goal thriller in the Championship. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
30/12/191h 11m

A bad day for Foxes and Pardew back in the game – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Simon Burnton discuss the Boxing Day action in the Premier League and Football League, Alan Pardew’s new gig, transfer rumours and Barry’s life lessons from India. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
27/12/191h 9m

World champions Liverpool and Manchester City school Leicester - Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Flo Lloyd-Hughes, Jonathan Wilson and Lars Sivertsen discuss Liverpool becoming champions of the world, more racist abuse, Watford’s vital win, vitriol towards AFTV and rodents tampering with VAR in France.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
23/12/191h 16m

Liverpool’s busy 24 hours, manager moves and more – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Jonathan Liew, Faye Carruthers and Nick Ames discuss Liverpool, Ancelotti and Arteta throw some surprises, the tyranny of Big Dunc, disappearing football stands and a familiar voice down the phone. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
19/12/191h 15m

De Bruyne the destroyer and Barça v Real Madrid preview - Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Lars Sivertsen, Mark Langdon and Philippe Auclair discuss City sweeping Arsenal aside, Bournemouth continuing to be Chelsea’s bogey team, Duncan Ferguson’s treatment of Moise Kean and a preview of a very important El Clasico on Wednesday. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
16/12/191h 1m

The Premier League's Champions League stroll, Fifa, Kinder eggs and more – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Philippe Auclair, Nicky Bandini and Jonathan Wilson discuss Salah’s precise finishing, Chelsea’s transfer targets, the unbearable dominance of the group stages, a Hungarian talent among others waiting to be scooped up by bigger boys and a home without Kinder eggs. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
12/12/191h 2m

Duncan Ferguson lifts Everton gloom and Son goes solo – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, John Brewin, Flo Lloyd-Hughes and George Elek discuss Solskjær’s derby advantage, Big Dunc’s energy, Son v Ronaldo, Liverpool and Leicester, WSL wondergoals and a one-sided cup final. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
09/12/191h 20m

Magical Mané, flying Foxes and Watford worries – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Simon Burnton, Philippe Auclair and Kate Mason discuss Sadio Mané, Mourinho’s long ball, Jesus scoring past Pope, Lampard v Terry, Eddie Howe’s choices and another update from Barry’s trip to India. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
05/12/191h 3m

Hillsborough: the 30-year fight for justice – Football Weekly special

In the latest pod, we spoke about this episode of the Guardian’s Today in Focus podcast that looked at the Hillsborough disaster, in which 96 Liverpool fans lost their lives. In light of the recent not guilty verdict delivered to David Duckenfield, David Conn speaks to Rachel Humphreys about the pursuit of justice by the families of the bereaved Originally aired: Monday 2 December. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
03/12/1928m 13s

No new manager bounce at Arsenal as Liverpool march on – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Jonathan Wilson, Gregg Bakowski and Tim Stillman discuss a change of manager at Arsenal, Liverpool’s inexorable march and juggling homework with stopping Cristiano Ronaldo. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
02/12/191h 17m

Dier straits, lethal Lewandowski and Monk v Clotet – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Lars Sivertsen, John Brewin and Sam Diss discuss the sacrifice of Eric Dier, Lewandowski’s shooting boots, a prodigious Norwegian, Rihanna in Turin and the joy of blasting into an empty net. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
28/11/191h 11m

The new Mou, Emery on the brink and a question of fish – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay and Jonathan Liew discuss Mourinho’s humility, a ding-dong at the Etihad, depleting patience at Arsenal, Everton and West Ham, Antonio Conte’s special advice and Fish Or Not A Fish?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
25/11/191h 7m

Tottenham and Gareth Bale shake it up – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and George Elek discuss Pochettino, Mourinho and Spurs, Elis James’s Wales wonderland, Euro 2020 draw confusion and swapping Europa League for Barnsley. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
21/11/191h 3m

No sweat for England, Ronaldo's 99th and the WSL weekend – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and John Brewin discuss England winning at a canter, Wales’s Hungarian shootout, Ireland’s Groundhog Day, debutants scoring goals and keepers hitting light fittings. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
18/11/1952m 52s

England unrest, Bale v The World and tweeting – Football Weekly Extra

Elis James, Barry Glendenning, Nick Ames and Ceylon Andi Hickman on the England camp bust-up, the latest on Gareth Bale, Northern Ireland’s outside chance and being people’s dads without it being weird. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
14/11/191h 9m

Liverpool 3-1 Man City, Pulisic and a Cristiano Ronaldo strop – Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Barry Glendenning, Marcus Christenson and Lars Sivertsen discuss Liverpool vs Man City, The Wilson Scenario, poaching Pulisic, Newcastle winning with a blunt edge and England’s women’s latest defeat. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
11/11/191h 15m

Chelsea's manic draw with Ajax and Kyle Walker in goal – Football Weekly Extra

Faye Carruthers, Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini and Philippe Auclair discuss Chelsea’s 4-4 draw with Ajax, Kyle Walker in goal, pinball goalmouth scrambles in Belgrade, another Brazilian wonderkid and the Lionesses return to Wembley. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
07/11/191h 16m

Injury agony, Blades cutting through defences and Foxes – Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Barry Glendenning, Gregg Bakowski and Lars Sivertsen discuss André Gomes’s injury, the tears of Son, successful dribblers, Sheffield United’s success, Leicester’s centre-backs and contact lenses. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
04/11/191h 17m

Is Carabao Cup the world's best tournament? – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, John Brewin and Marcus Bean discuss an extraordinary Anfield contest, Ole regaining control of the Manchester United wheel, Richard Keogh’s sacking, Colchester history and beans. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
31/10/191h 2m

The magic number for Liverpool and Leicester, plus VAR – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Faye Carruthers and Flo Lloyd-Hughes discuss Liverpool’s comeback victory over Spurs, Leicester’s record-breaking rout, the VAR high-bar being too low and Granada topping La Liga. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
28/10/191h 17m

Champions League, rapid red cards and alligator attacks – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini and Musa Okwonga discuss Chelsea flying high in Amsterdam, Oxlade-Chamberlain’s worldy, rapid red cards, superstitions and very, very, very obvious handballs. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
24/10/191h 10m

Liverpool's run ends, Lampardball and El Clásico chaos – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Mark Langdon discuss Manchester United’s unexpected point against Liverpool, Sean Dyche vs referees, El Clásico suspended and favourite formations. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
21/10/191h 17m

Euro 2020, Women's Champions League and Reading – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Faye Carruthers discuss Tyrone Mings’s starring role for England against Bulgaria, Ireland’s Groundhog Day, a Faroese player in Bristol and a Canadian ‘winless skid’. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
17/10/1955m 48s

After the racism in Bulgaria, where do we go from here? – Football Weekly special

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay, Troy Townsend, Musa Okwonga, Elliot Ross and Kevin Miles come together to discuss the racist incidents during England’s 6-0 win in Bulgaria and to explore whether the response on and off the pitch is a watershed moment. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
16/10/191h 1m

Euro 2020 updates, China's grand plan and Petr Cech on ice – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Paul MacInnes discuss England’s defeat in Prague, Welsh consistency, Scotland wading through San Marino, Euro 2020 permutations and, er, a reality Cech. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
14/10/1953m 34s

Euro 2020, Next Generation and the lure of Guildford – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Marcus Christenson discuss the security of Harry Kane’s starting berth, Wales’s testing time, mass departures in the Football League and Phil Neville making unforced errors in press conferences … again. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
10/10/191h 8m

Manchester misery, Figo in Guildford and lads, it's Tottenham – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Barney Ronay discuss crises abound at Spurs, Everton and both Manchester clubs, while Sid Lowe and Nicky Bandini are on the line to talk La Liga and Serie A. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
07/10/191h 26m

Tottenham's tonking and the future of the game – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and John Nicholson on Bayern’s rout of Spurs, Liverpool’s complacency, Phil Foden’s badge-pointing and the existential battle for the future of the people’s game. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
03/10/191h 1m

Flying Foxes, hopeless Hornets and a kit clash postponement – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Tim Stillman discuss Leicester’s big win, Liverpool’s little win, Chelsea’s clean sheet, Watford’s underlying numbers, Kasper Dolberg’s watch and Cefn Druids’ kit. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
30/09/191h 20m

Carabao Cup shocks and the death of Sahar Khodayari – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Paul MacInnes and Marcus Bean on the latest lurch south by Spurs, Pep Guardiola’s response to the Bernardo Silva incident, young players, debutants and the devastating case of ‘Blue Girl’. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
26/09/191h 16m

Liverpool's joy of six, United adrift and a leaping policeman – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini and Nick Ames discuss Liverpool’s 100% record continuing at Chelsea, defeats for Spurs and Solskjær, Manchester City putting 8 (eight) past Watford and a policeman forgetting where he was. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
23/09/191h 21m

The return of the Champions League – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Faye Carruthers and Philippe Auclair discuss action in the Champions League group stage as three of the four English teams stumbled, plus a rugby XV of current and former players. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
19/09/191h 10m

Manchester City and the perils of playing out from the back – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Sean Ingle and John Brewin discuss a shock at Carrow Road, more Arsenal defensive woes, a Seedorf scores in Scotland, a 16-year-old scores for Barcelona and Daniel Farke lookalikes. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
16/09/191h 9m

England and Kosovo thrill, Scotland slump and Marvin Sordell – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Marvin Sordell discuss England’s 5-3 win, trouble north of the border, Northern Ireland’s stoicism in defeat and Marvin’s decision to retire at the age of 28. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
12/09/191h 3m

Harry Kane moves up the charts, Bendtner-mania and more – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Jonathan Wilson, Mark Langdon and Suzy Wrack discuss England’s 4-0 win over Bulgaria, Ryan Giggs in trouble even as Wales win, a big test for Northern Ireland, Bendtner-mania and a manager quitting out of boredom. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
09/09/191h 7m

Euro 2020 qualifiers, Inter Ultras and Phil Neville – Football Weekly Extra

Faye Carruthers, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Will Unwin discuss the international break, Giggs in trouble, the return of women’s club football, Inter’s Ultras tell Romelu Lukaku what is and isn’t racism and Phil Neville’s confusing public image. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
05/09/191h 8m

Arsenal v Spurs analysis, dives, Bakery Jatta and more – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Barney Ronay discuss a scrappy, shambling north London derby, top six stumbles, the difference between two English dives, a curious case of dubious identity in Germany and The Wilson Scenario. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
02/09/191h 22m

Bury, Carabao upsets and the Alexis Sánchez mystery – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Paul MacInnes and Michael Butler discuss the expulsion of Bury from the Football League, midweek fun between second XIs, Chris Smalling and innovative Carabao Cup draw ideas. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
29/08/1955m 2s

Liverpool lord it, Spurs shocked and Barnes bangers – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Tim Stillman discuss defeats for Tottenham and Manchester United, Ashley and Harvey Barnes on target, goals galore on the continent and a new crime novel seeking publishers. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
26/08/191h 14m

Penalty palaver, Neymar and strife at Bolton and Bury – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini and Philippe Auclair discuss penalty rock-paper-scissors, strife at Bury and Bolton, the return of Serie A, Neymar’s movements and breaking news from the Netherlands. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
22/08/191h 13m

Handballs, the Pukki Party and La Liga starts with a bang – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Faye Carruthers and Paul MacInnes discuss the late VAR drama at the Etihad, Teemu Pukki being in contention for the Golden Boot and dramatic opening weekends in La Liga and the Bundesliga. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
19/08/191h 17m

Clujless Celtic, Super Cup heroes and big Euro previews – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jacob Steinberg and Marcus Bean discuss the Champions League, Super Cup, Carabao Cup, racism in youth football, the aftermath of a playing career and some European league previews. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
15/08/191h 7m

Big guns off to a flyer in Premier League amid VAR confusion – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Faye Carruthers and John Brewin discuss Manchester United’s 4-0 win over Chelsea, VAR’s first weekend in the Premier League, big wins for Brighton and Burnley and. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
12/08/191h 12m

Premier League preview, Iwobi at Everton and image rights – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Lars Sivertsen discuss the Premier League season ahead, Alex Iwobi’s shock move to Everton, Wayne Rooney’s suspicious squad number, image rights and water balloon partners. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
08/08/191h 21m

The big kick-off, English centre-backs and Crusty – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Mark Langdon discuss the Community Shield, Harry Maguire and the centre-back daisy chain, Nicolas Pépé, the return of the Football League and Crusty the Pie. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
05/08/191h 3m

While we're away … listen to Barry on The Spin

Barry Glendenning is still stuck in the studio. While the rest of the Football Weekly squad are on holiday, he’s been guesting on The Guardian’s new cricket podcast The Spin. So if you can’t wait for Max, Barry and co to return with all the new season’s action, why not try a different ball game? Subscribe to The Spin now, just in time for the Ashes, which begins on 1 August with the first Test between England and Australia at Edgbaston. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
29/07/1959s

Joy for Rapinoe and co, a 'nonsense' loss for England and Lionel Messi – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Tim Stillman discuss the USA’s World Cup final glory and White House hopes, England ‘nonsense’ loss against Sweden ( according to Phil Neville), and Lionel Messi’s claims of “corruption’ at the Copa América. And the pod is off on its holidays...we’ll send you a postcard. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
08/07/1958m 25s

England's heartache, USA v Netherlands and Frank Lampard – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Chris Paouros discuss the Women’s World Cup semi-finals, the Copa América, Gold Cup, Afcon, Frank Lampard returning to Chelsea and Batman. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
04/07/191h 4m

England v USA, the Copa América and Afcon 2019 – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Tim Stillman discuss England’s inexorable march to World Cup glory, the USA ‘spygate’ episode, Luis Suárez’s tears, the back streets of Alexandria and Elton John. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
01/07/191h 9m

Handballs, Toon troubles and multiple Adama Traorés – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Chris Paouros discuss the Women’s World Cup last 16, Rafa Benítez’s Newcastle departure, Frank Lampard’s talks with Chelsea, Copa América and Afcon. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
26/06/191h 3m

Cameroon chaos, England's under-21 exit and Buffon to Leeds? – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Tim Stillman discuss England’s win over a fuming Cameroon side, the Under-21s’ early exit, Copa América and the Africa Cup of Nations. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
24/06/191h 9m

Scotland collapse, England move on and Totti hits out – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Paolo Bandini and Flo Lloyd-Hughes discuss the latest Women’s World Cup drama, VAR’s increasing prominence, Copa América and a Totti meltdown. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
20/06/191h 12m

Women's World Cup, Copa América and a supermarket treat – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Marcus Christenson, Lars Sivertsen and Tim Stillman discuss Australia’s comeback against Brazil, England’s huffing and puffing, Scotland’s flattering scorelines and reviews of a supermarket in Colindale. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
17/06/191h 2m

Thrashings, tackles and Welsh worries – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Lars Sivertsen, Michael Butler and Chris Paouros discuss a record-breaking World Cup win, follow-throughs, Wales in trouble, Lionel Messi making a lot of money and the perils of being a non-league referee. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
13/06/191h 9m

All eyes on Women's World Cup, plus the Nations League and more – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Jonathan Wilson, Lars Sivertsen, Mark Langdon and Suzy Wrack discuss the opening weekend of France 2019, the conclusion of the Nations League, disrespect via kitchen utensils and an Ultrasling 3. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
10/06/191h 9m

Nations League, the Women's World Cup and more – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Philippe Auclair discuss the Nations League with familiar themes on and off the pitch for England, a 2019 World Cup preview, transfers, Fifa and box-office VAR. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
07/06/191h 5m

Brilliant Liverpool are kings of Europe once again – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Gregg Bakowski and Lars Sivertsen discuss Liverpool’s Champions League win, next steps for those involved, England women’s misstep in their final friendly before the World Cup and water pistols. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
03/06/1952m 49s

Chelsea swagger, Villans become heroes and Spurs v Liverpool – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Paolo Bandini and Philippe Auclair discuss the Europa League final, the Championship play-off final, the Champions League final, Newcastle and a duck-sized Sepp Blatter. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
30/05/191h 5m

Late play-off drama, a treble treble and joy for Valencia – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Faye Carruthers, Jonathan Wilson and Ben Fisher discuss play-off wins for Charlton and Tranmere, Celtic’s treble treble, Valencia’s Copa del Rey victory, a laboured win for England Women and much more. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
27/05/191h 4m

Admin special, play-off previews and life as a released player – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Marcus Bean and Ali Maxwell discuss Uefa’s Europa League final problems, Fifa’s World Cup ticketing problems, life after being released by your club and Batistuta’s red and white army. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
23/05/191h 4m

Dominance and difficult questions for Manchester City – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, John Brewin and Mark Langdon discuss Manchester City 6-0 Watford, the price of supremacy, the Women’s Champions League, a rare crestfallen goalscoring keeper and botched Panenkas. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
20/05/191h 16m

Play-off madness, Manchester City and Italy – Football Weekly Extra

Elis James, Barry Glendenning, Paolo Bandini and George Elek discuss Frank Lampard’s Derby County, John Terry’s Aston Villa, Mike Dean’s Tranmere Rovers and Manchester City’s public missteps. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
16/05/191h 16m

Manchester City clinch the title to dash Liverpool dreams – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Simon Burnton discuss the end of the Premier League title race, a Baku reality check, Hughton gone, excessive punishment and fashion trends. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
13/05/191h 24m

Tucking in to a full English and ludicrous drama – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Gregg Bakowski and Eliot Rothwell discuss a comeback, a comeback, a ridiculous goal, another ridiculous goal, Sid’s ham garage breaking AirBnB records and lots more besides. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
09/05/191h 8m

Premier League title race goes to the wire – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Jonathan Wilson, Mark Langdon and Archie Rhind-Tutt discuss Liverpool forcing the title race to the final weekend, Chelsea stumbling over the line, Manchester United unable to cliché their way out of trouble, an emotional Aaron Ramsey and Football League climaxes. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
06/05/191h 13m

Ajax, Messi, Bolton and a weekend preview – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Paul Doyle and Paolo Bandini discuss Ajax’s whirlwind win at Spurs, Liverpool’s defeat to a Messi masterclass, Football League permutations, Bolton and detectives at the snooker. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
02/05/191h 3m

Manchester City inch towards title, plus PFA gongs and Leeds – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, John Brewin and Lars Sivertsen discuss a dismal top-four clash, the PFA Awards, Leeds playing dirty – and then not, plus the Bundesliga title race. Oh, and Lars goes full #teamNeymar. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
29/04/191h 11m

Manchester City's derby delight, focus on Burnley and eggs – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Michael Butler discuss the Manchester derby, Liverpool’s hopes, Burnley’s growing regard on Merseyside, early goals, late goals, Sean Dyche at Winterfell and eggs. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
25/04/191h 6m

Top two dominate, Manchester United collapse and a Benteke goal – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Lars Sivertsen discuss Manchester City and Liverpool’s Premier League dominance, defensive collapses for Arsenal and Manchester United and whether you’d prefer a team of Scott Browns or Lee Cattermoles.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
22/04/191h 15m

Absurdity at the Etihad, vibrant Ajax and cones of shame – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Eliot Rothwell discuss the chaos of Manchester City’s 4-3 win over Tottenham, the vivacity of Ajax’s 2-1 win at Juventus and a telegraphed Troy Deeney red card. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
18/04/191h 3m

A topsy-turvy title race and the John Delaney saga – Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Vaishali Bhardwaj on the Premier League, Ole parked down the road, Lucas Moura’s child inconveniencing journalists and zero Game of Thrones spoilers. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
15/04/191h 25m

Kane's pain, Solskjær's struggles and noisy exits – Football Weekly Extra

Elis James, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Paolo Bandini discuss Tottenham’s resilience, Old Trafford’s shabbiness, Liverpool’s pressure valve release, Ajax’s vibrance and Diego Costa’s potential misunderstanding. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
11/04/191h 20m

Watford in wonderland, Der Klassiker and celebrity black pudding – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Mark Langdon discuss Liverpool’s Premier League advantage, Watford rising from the dead, Arsenal losing tamely, again, coconuts on the pitch and ‘celebrity black pudding’. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
08/04/191h 17m

Solskjær's sticky run, City on top and Moise Kean – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Jonathan Wilson, Gregg Bakowski and Paolo Bandini discuss Manchester United’s stumble, Manchester City’s dominance, Fulham’s capitulation, grand stadium openings and racist abuse in Italy. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
04/04/191h 2m

Wacky races, Celtic's surge and the fall of Huddersfield – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Marcus Bean on races for the Premier League title and top-four places, the Football League play-offs, the Bundesliga and for Callum Hudson-Odoi’s signature
01/04/191h 18m

Solskjær at the wheel and England in Montenegro – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Mike Calvin discuss the appointment of Ole Gunnar Solskjær, the ups and the downs of England’s trip to Montenegro, Gordon Taylor and Harry Kane’s NFL dreams
28/03/1953m 8s

Trouble for Scotland, joy for England and Wales hang on – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Marcus Christenson and Faye Carruthers discuss Scotland’s woes, Raheem Sterling’s hat-trick, Wales hanging on to beat Slovakia, contrasting fortunes either side of the Irish border and good footballer names
25/03/1959m 31s

Euro 2020 qualifiers and a game-changing week – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Elis James and Lars Sivertsen discuss Wales’s bright young things, Declan Rice’s future, ‘informal brainstorming sessions’ at Uefa, stag nightmares and a big week in women’s football
21/03/191h 9m

City's Cup comeback, Liverpool on top and Zidane's return – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Barney Ronay discuss Swansea’s brave defeat, convenient paths for Manchester City, Liverpool going top, Chelsea slipping up, Zidane back with a bang and more
18/03/191h 14m

Liverpool stay in Europe, handball chat and Berwick Rangers – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Faye Carruthers discuss Liverpool’s impressive win in Munich, Juve heroics, sad news out of Berwick and changes to the handball law. Oh, and Barry explains Brexit
14/03/191h 2m

Crowd trouble, Spurs crumble and Zidane returns to Real – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Jonathan Wilson, Jacqui Oatley and Mark Langdon discuss Spurs and Chelsea dropping points, issues with crowd safety, which England player is playing the best this season and Real Madrid’s shock managerial reappointment
11/03/191h 18m

Manchester United rock PSG, plus Football Leaks – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Paolo Bandini discuss That Night In Paris, Real Madrid flopping out as Ajax play them off the park, Sunderland at Wembley and the latest from Der Spiegel
07/03/191h 11m

Derbies galore and Manchester City go top – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and John Brewin discuss a windy Merseyside derby, Vincent Kompany’s impressive defensive header, the fourth clásico of the season, an emotional honour for West Ham legend Billy Bonds, and Lars’ love for brass bands.
04/03/191h 16m

Premier League review and Football Beyond Borders – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Ceylon Andi Hickman discuss mini-resurgences for Chelsea and Arsenal, Solskjær breaking another record, El Clásico, the SheBelieves Cup and much more
28/02/191h 5m

Mutiny at Chelsea, goalless at Old Trafford and goodbye Puel world – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, John Brewin and Archie Rhind-Tutt discuss Kepa Arrizabalaga’s insubordination – no, ‘misunderstanding’ – a goalless draw at Old Trafford, Spurs keeping up a habit of a lifetime and Claude Puel’s departure
25/02/191h 14m

Champions League, angry Ronaldo and a Row 32 penalty – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Nick Miller discuss everything looking like handball in slow-motion, goalless draws, Cristiano Ronaldo reacting like Ronaldo reacts to a defeat, the penalty which made it to Row 32 and P!nk
21/02/191h 0m

FA Cup predictability, trouncings and wild finales – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Faye Carruthers and James Montague discuss the opposite of thrills and spills in the FA Cup, ownership at Old Trafford, a 20-0 shellacking, the Champions League and Folkestone fun
18/02/191h 9m

Solskjær’s stumble, a Wembley rumble and Banks of England – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Lars Sivertsen discuss Solskjær’s stumble, Wembley’s rumble, a momentous first Champions League VAR, Declan Rice’s defection to England and the passings of two football legends
14/02/191h 1m

Sarri-vederci? Plus penalty drama and Pukki delight – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jacqui Oatley and Mark Langdon on Man City’s demolition of Chelsea, Liverpool’s return to winning ways, penalty drama at Brighton, prolific Teemu Pukki and the Madrid derby
11/02/191h 7m

The Premier League title race and #SaveHakeem – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Philippe Auclair, Andy Brassell and Reshmin Chowdhury discuss the Premier League title race, cup games big, small, muddy and messy, and talk to Craig Foster on Hakeem al-Araibi
07/02/191h 9m

Super Son, Manchester City, the WSL and more – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Suzy Wrack discuss Manchester City winning ugly, the brilliance of Son Heung-min, Ole Gunnar Solskjær, intransigence and gnocchi
04/02/191h 10m

Chelsea's Brooks bothers and title rivals letting it slip – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Paul Doyle and Mark Webster discuss turmoil at the top, Chelsea blown away by Bournemouth, Solskjær maintaining his unbeaten start and Schrödinger’s Neil Lennon
31/01/191h 9m

FA Cup giantkilling, Tottenham troubles and 'Big Alan' – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Sam Diss and Lars Sivertsen discuss FA Cup giantkillings, Spurs limping out of a second cup competition in a week, VAR and the absence of VAR – Schrödinger’s VAR and Notts County
28/01/191h 13m

The Carabao Cup semis and Scottish drama – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Faye Carruthers discuss the tragic Emiliano Sala news, the Carabao Cup, the return of fitba, Barcelona making moves in the transfer market and the Whyteleafe Curse
24/01/1955m 49s

Seething Sarri, Liverpool win again and a slide-tackling fan – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Dominic Fifield and Ed Aarons discuss Chelsea, Liverpool’s win over Palace, Claude Puel’s future at Leicester, Spurs’ dramatic win and the Charlton fan who slide-tackled his own player
21/01/191h 2m

El Loco, Huddersfield and trouble at Arsenal – Football Weekly Extra

Faye Carruthers, Barry Glendenning, Paolo Bandini and Lars Sivertsen talk Marcelo Bielsa, David Wagner’s Huddersfield exit, Gonzalo Higuaín’s mooted Chelsea move and Amy Lawrence joins us to talk all things Arsenal
17/01/191h 19m

Solskjær's joy of six, Liverpool's grind, Declan Rice and spies – Football Weekly

Melissa Rudd, Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay and Jonathan Wilson discuss Manchester United’s win at Wembley, Mike Ashley’s money, Declan Rice’s future, Burnley’s 2-1 win without a shot on target and Spygate
14/01/191h 10m

VAR gnashing, transfer splashing and Cup thrashing – Football Weekly Extra

Melissa Rudd, Paul MacInnes, John Ashdown and Lars Sivertsen discuss Liverpool flopping out of the FA Cup at Wolves, Chelsea edging Spurs in the Carabao, Manchester City winning 9-0 and all the latest transfer rumours
10/01/191h 8m

FA Cup shocks, the Blackpool boycott and dining issues – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Mark Langdon and Sam Diss discuss the FA Cup third round, upsets at Newport, Fulham and Sheffield United, the Blackpool boycott, Franck Ribéry’s steak outburst and Wayne Hennessey
07/01/191h 4m

City close gap on Liverpool and Cazorla magic – Football Weekly Extra Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Philippe Auclair discuss a classic Premier League humdinger at the Etihad, the 11 millimetres which may decide the title, another big move between Chelsea and Germany and Santi Cazorla
04/01/1942m 48s

All eyes on the Premier League – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson, and Lars Sivertsen discuss a six-goal thriller in Bournemouth, early-window transfer moves, the Solskjær train rolling on, unpunished horror tackles and talent drain
03/01/191h 3m

Liverpool have lift-off before showdown with Manchester City – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Jonathan Wilson, John Brewin and Gregg Bakowski discuss the dominant thrashing of Arsenal, players flying again at Manchester United, early kick-offs and Neil Etheridge saving penalties from presidents
31/12/181h 10m

A six point gap and a forgetful linesman – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Lars Sivertsen, Paolo Bandini and Mark Langdon discuss Liverpool extending their Premier League lead, Spurs entering the title race, late drama in the Championship and a return for Italian Boxing Day football
27/12/181h 6m

Andros Townsend, Ole Gunnar Solskjær and a one-step penalty – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Lars Sivertsen, Faye Carruthers and Nick Miller discuss Andros Townsend’s incredible volley, Solskjær’s five-star debut, Spurs’ incredible win at Everton and potentially the most audacious penalty of all-time
23/12/181h 10m

Goodbye Mourinho, hello Solskjær – Football Weekly Extra

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, John Brewin and Ewan Murray discuss José Mourinho’s Manchester United exit, Carabao Cup action, bottle-throwers, fitba, Bundesliga pace-setters, Premier League previews and Alan Hutton
20/12/181h 3m

Shaqiri, scrambles and Champions League draw thoughts – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Mark Langdon and Marcus Bean discuss the Champions League draw, dour management, Xherdan Shaqiri’s career revival, goalmouth scrambles and a message for listeners in Togo
17/12/181h 14m
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