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5 live's Football Daily

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The latest football news from BBC Radio 5 live with results, analysis, debate & exclusive interviews.


Why didn't Man City sign Benjamin Mendy a year ago?  

George Riley is joined by French football expert Julien Laurens, former Scotland midfielder Pat Nevin, and European football commentator Rob Daly for the Monday Night Club. As the start of the new Premier League season edges closer, the panel look at Manchester City's outlay on defenders, possible destinations for want-away Southampton centre back Virgil van Dyke and the rise of cruciate ligament injuries.

Lionesses make it two wins at Euro 2017  

Analysis of England women's 2-0 Euro 2017 win over Spain with Jonathan Pearce and former England international Rachel Brown-Finnis. Includes interviews with manager Mark Sampson, defender Millie Bright and goalscorer Jodie Taylor.

Lionesses hit Scotland for six in Euro 2017 opener  

Reaction to a flying start for the Lionesses at Euro 2017 as Jodie Taylor scored a hat-trick in a 6-0 win over Scotland in Utrecht. Features interviews with goal scorer Jordan Nobbs and head coach Mark Sampson.

Women's Euro 2017: England vs Scotland preview  

Caroline Barker is joined by former England goalkeeper Rachel Brown-Finnis and Jen O'Neill, the editor of She Kicks magazine, to preview England against Scotland who meet in their opening game at the UEFA Women's European Championships. You will also hear from ex-Scotland striker Julie Fleeting and Lianne Sanderson who was part of the England team that finished third at the 2015 Women's World Cup.

"Forget Eric Dier going to Man United" - David Pleat  

Alistair Bruce-Ball brings you all the latest football transfer news, alongside former Tottenham boss David Pleat, football journalist Andy Brassell, and Italian football expert Mina Rzouki.

John Terry signs for Villa  

Caroline Barker is joined by James Horncastle and Julien Laurens to discuss all the latest transfer news and gossip, which includes John Terry signing for Aston Villa and possible moves to Everton for Wayne Rooney and Olivier Giroud in what has been a busy transfer window for the Merseyside team.

£70 million for Keita ‘is incredible risk’  

Jason Mohammad brings you all the latest transfer news, including the future of Tottenham defender Kyle Walker, Liverpool’s interest in Red Bull Leipzig’s Naby Keita, and Bournemouth’s signing of Chelsea’s Nathan Ake. Former Everton midfielder Leon Osman and The Independent’s Sports Editor Ed Maylon give their thoughts on all the stories. We also speak to England women’s coach, Mark Sampson, ahead of Saturday’s game against Denmark in Copenhagen - their final warm-up match before the Euro 2017 starts next month.

England's U21s are heroes - Butcher  

Reaction from ex-England captain Terry Butcher and 5 live's senior football reporter Ian Dennis to England's Under-21s being denied a place in the Euro 2017 final as they lost to Germany on penalties.

Crystal Palace appoint Frank De Boer  

Mark Chapman is joined by former Fulham manager and Manchester United coach Rene Meulensteen, Italian football expert Mina Rzouki and England's record goal scorer Kelly Smith. The panel preview England's European Under-21 Championship semi-final against Germany, discuss the arrival of Frank De Boer to Crystal Palace and look at all the latest transfer rumours, including Chelsea's move for Tiemoue Bakayoko.

Lampard: England U21s can go all the way at Euro 2017  

England Under-21s will face Germany in Tuesday's European Championship semi-final in Tychy, Poland. You will hear the thoughts of Frank Lampard, who backs Aidy Boothroyd’s men to lift the trophy, we go inside the camp and speak to defender Calum Chambers, plus hear from the Germany U21 coach Stefan Kuntz.

Southampton appoint Mauricio Pellegrino  

Jason Mohammad is joined by Swansea City's Leon Britton and the sports correspondent of the news agency AFP Tom Williams to react to all the latest football news and transfer rumours. Talking points include new Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino, an insight into pre-season for the players and as Crystal Palace look poised to hire Frank De Boer as their manager, we speak to his twin brother Ronald.

England U21s have ability to win Euro 2017 - Paul Simpson  

England Under-20s World Cup winning manager Paul Simpson and 5 live's senior football reporter Ian Dennis join Eleanor Oldroyd for reaction to England reaching the semi-finals of the European Under-21 Championship for the first time since 2009.

Boothroyd: England U21 player arguments are healthy  

England U21 manager Aidy Boothroyd speaks about his players’ dressing room arguments as they build up to their final group game against Poland at the European Championship. We also round up the transfer gossip surrounding Robert Lewandowski with a potential move to the Premier League, plus bring you the latest on Tammy Abraham's season-long loan to Swansea, and Watford's talks with Derby County over Will Hughes.

Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain  

Spanish football journalist Sid Lowe and Rodrigo Garcia, a sports lawyer based in Madrid, join Caroline Barker to discuss the news that Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been accused of tax fraud while in charge of Real Madrid. You will also hear from England Under-21 international James Ward-Prowse, who's been talking about their final group game against Poland on Thursday, and we find out why Scotland's women have had their preparation for Euro 2017 put on hold after a dispute with the Scottish FA.


As rumours build that Cristiano Ronaldo could be returning to Manchester, Mark Chapman is joined by former Everton midfielder Leon Osman, Sunday Times Football Correspondent Jonathan Northcroft and German football expert Rafa Honigstein for the Monday Night Club. The panel discuss all the transfer rumours circulating, which includes Dani Alves to Manchester City, Everton's spending and the continued manager search for Crystal Palace, Southampton and Sunderland.

'Real Madrid in strong position to keep Ronaldo'  

George Riley is joined by 5 live's senior football reporter Ian Dennis to preview the second match for England's Under-21s at the European Championships in Poland. There is also the latest on Cristiano Ronaldo's future and the Confederations Cup in Russia.

Ronaldo to leave Spain?  

Has Cristiano Ronaldo decided to leave Spain after being accused of tax fraud? Jason Mohammad is joined by French journalist and broadcaster Julien Laurens, European football expert Rob Daly and South American football expert Tim Vickery. Also up for discussion is the Confederations Cup and the latest transfer rumours in terms of players and managers.

"Central midfield is England's biggest problem"  

What have the recent international fixtures revealed about the state of the England team? Alistair Bruce-Ball is joined by the chief football writer of the Telegraph Sam Wallace, the sports editor of the Sun, Shaun Custis, and a senior man at the FA for many years Adrian Bevington. Up for discussion is the central midfield, goalkeeper selection and captain Kane.

Kane can't save England  

Harry Kane scored his eighth goal for England, but it wasn't enough to get the win against France, despite playing against 10 men for most of the second half. Hear reaction from former England winger Chris Waddle as fans call with harsh words for boss Gareth Southgate.

'Fear for Rashford if Man Utd sign Morata'  

Kelly Cates is joined on the Monday Night Club by former Premier League striker Steve Claridge, Match of the Day commentator John Motson and The Times chief football writer Henry Winter. The panel reflect on the World Cup qualifying results for all of the home nations, and debate on what next for World Cup winners England U20. You will also hear from Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill, plus a look at the friendly between England and France, and a round-up of the latest transfer gossip surrounding Kylian Mbappe, Diego Costa, Alvaro Morata, Virgil van Dijk and Riyad Mahrez.

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