Steve Crossman is joined by Guillem Balagué, Julien Laurens & James Horncastle
The team pay tribute to football legend Diego Maradona and look back at his career throughout Europe, at Napoli, Barcelona and Sevilla.
Writer and director of the documentary ‘Diego Maradona’, Asif Kapadia also joins the pod.
Asif gives an insight into Maradona life after spending time with him while making the film.
In this special episode of the Football Daily podcast Mark Chapman is joined by correspondent John Murray and South American football expert Tim Vickery to pay tribute to football legend Diego Maradona, who has died at the age of 60.
Maradona - arguably the greatest player football has ever seen - had a spectacular career: he captained Argentina to victory at the 1986 World Cup, and scoring both the infamous 'Hand of God' goal and the much-lauded solo second against England in their quarter-final.
He spent much of his club career at Napoli, winning two Serie A titles, the Coppa Italia and UEFA Cup with the Italian side. He had previously played for Barcelona, Boca Juniors and Argentinos Juniors.
We hear from Gary Lineker, Pep Guardiola, Ossie Ardiles, and Paul Elliott - all paying tribute to the Argentine superstar.
Kelly Cates is joined by Rob Green, Dion Dublin, Ian Dennis and Alistair Bruce-Ball as there were wins for both Chelsea and Manchester United in the Champions League.
Rob gives us an insight into his former Chelsea team-mate Olivier Giroud – who scored a dramatic late winner over Rennes to book Chelsea’s place in the knockout stages of the competition.
Dion tells us why he thinks Bruno Fernandes has made such an impact for Manchester United since joining the club in January as he scored two in their 4-1 win over Istanbul Basaksehir.
And which musical instrument would Dion be? It’s as Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has gone all musical when talking about Roberto Firmino.
As Tottenham go top of the Premier League table, Mark Chapman, Chris Sutton, Rory Smith, Nedum Onuoha and Alistair Bruce-Ball look at how Jose Mourinho has improved the club in the last 12 months.
The team look at Diogo Jota's exceptional start at Liverpool, and after Nicolas Pepe's headbutt against Leeds United, Nedum and Chris have tales of infamous altercations.
With Spurs top of the Premier League we ask if Jose Mourinho is back at the summit replicating what he knows or is he a new manager with new ideas? And why was Manchester City's first performance since Pep Guardiola's contract extension so lacking in identity? Ben Haines, Stephen Kelly and Matt Jarvis also discuss Fulham missing another penalty in comical fashion, what players actually do when they are sent off, and why N'Golo Kanté ever being moved into a more advanced midfield position was one of the most baffling tactical decisions they've seen.
Steve Crossman, Glenn Murray + Vaishali Bhardwaj preview 5 live Premier League Sunday. After hearing Jarrod Bowen's pre-season regime of running in a potato field, Glenn reveals why a farming background helps a player and why cliches creep into interviews.
In addition to Sheffield United v West Ham (2pm), we hear from Jack Harrison ahead of Leeds v Arsenal (4.30pm) and look at Brendan Rodgers big opportunity in Leicester's trip to Anfield (7.15pm) with Liverpool suffering from several defensive injuries.
All of those games are live on 5 live Sport and BBC Sounds on Sunday.
Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas are back after the international break.
They're joined by former Manchester City and Tottenham midfielder Michael Brown as well as former Aston Villa defender Alan Hutton.
They discuss Liverpool's injury list, Guardiola's new deal and ask what has happened at Sheffield United.
Steve Crossman is joined by Guillem Balagué, Julien Laurens & special guest Rafael Benítez
Currently managing in China, the former Liverpool, Newcastle, Inter, Chelsea, Real Madrid and Valencia boss joins the pod.
Rafa discusses life inside the bubble in China after spending 10 weeks in a hotel
He talks about the career of Javier Mascherano and how he’s tried to sign him multiple times.
Plus - would Rafa consider international management in Spain or England?
Mark Chapman is joined by former England internationals Karen Carney and Matt Upson and senior football reporter, Ian Dennis as England beat Iceland 4-0 in the Nations League. They hear from goal-scorers Phil Foden and Declan Rice - and correspondent John Murray chats to Gareth Southgate after his team’s convincing win. It was also a big night for Wales as they gained promotion to the Nations League group A, which is the competition’s top flight and former Wales captain, Kevin Ratcliffe and Wales football correspondent, Rob Phillips are guests on the pod and reflect on a match where Dan James and Harry Wilson helped Wales clinch a 3-1 win over Finland. Not only that, Michael Flynn, manager of League Two leader’s, Newport County joins the guys as he discusses the news that EFL clubs can now have five substitutes per game for the rest of the season.
Kelly Cates is joined by Rob Green and Ben Haines to preview the final Nations League games of the year.
Hear from Gareth Southgate and Kieran Trippier ahead of England’s game with Iceland and BBC Senior Football Reporter Ian Dennis highlights the challenges of team selection for Southgate.
Former Scotland defender Gary Caldwell joins the pod to preview Scotland’s game against Israel and we hear from manager Steve Clarke.
Former Wales striker Nathan Blake discusses how Wales will perform against Finland and we hear from Gareth Bale who is buzzing to be back playing for his country.
Chris Sutton, Rory Smith and Micah Richards join Mark Chapman for the Monday Night Club.
The panel discuss Jack Grealish's impressive performance against Belgium and what that means for Southgate's England formation and tactics.
They also chat Wayne Rooney and his potential move into management at Derby after the sacking of manager Phillip Cocu.
Plus hear the thoughts of Wrexham FC captain Shaun Pearson on Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney's takeover of the club.
Steve Crossman is joined by correspondent John Murray, former England international Chris Waddle and senior football reporter Ian Dennis to analyse England's 2-0 defeat to Belgium. The result leaves England unable to reach the finals of the Nations League. We also look at a mixed set of results for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Former England head coach Steve McClaren and ex-Liverpool striker David Fairclough are among those who pay tribute to Ray Clemence, following his death at the age of 72.
As England prepare to take on Belgium we look at Harry Kane's evolution since his international debut five years ago and the likelihood he'll smash the all-time scoring record for his country. Ian Dennis and Sami Mokbel also discuss whether he is a better player now than when he won the Golden Boot in Russia and whether he is a totally unique centre forward. Plus, how will Scotland fare in Nations League action so soon after their triumph in qualifying for the Euros?
Former Arsenal and Denmark striker Nicklas Bendtner talks candidly to Steve Crossman about Arsenal, addiction, smoking with Pirlo, and finally embracing the 'Lord Bendtner' nickname.
Kelly Cates is joined by former Scotland international, Pat Nevin, reporter Roddy Forsyth and correspondent John Murray as Scotland men reach their first major tournament since 1998. They hear from a delighted Steve Clarke and discuss the standout players in this Scotland team. Former World Cup player, John Collins joins the pod to give his initial reaction after Scotland left it late, very late to secure their spot in the Euro’s after the game against Serbia ended up going to penalties. It was heartbreak for Northern Ireland as they were narrowly beaten in extra time by Slovakia - Conor McNamara gives his views on that match. And there are guest appearances from both Gareth Southgate and Harry Maguire as they reflect on England’s win against the Republic of Ireland at Wembley in their friendly clash.
Steve Crossman, Kristof Terreur, James Horncastle and Rafa Honigstein ask whether the latest round of international matches are really necessary – and explain why they might be crucial for certain nations. They also explain why Italy named a 41-man squad for the latest fixtures, discuss Joachim Low's struggles and wonder whether there is a new generation on the way for Belgium. Oh – and has James been channelling his inner Dave Grohl?
Mark Chapman is joined by Clinton Morrison to preview the upcoming international fixtures.
Charlie Adam and Roddy Forsyth preview the huge Euro 2020 Play Off final for Scotland against Serbia as they bid to make their first major tournament in 22 years.
Andros Townsend also joins the pod to talk about Jude Bellingham and England’s player-media relationships.
Plus and we hear from Ian Dennis and Gareth Southgate on Greg Clarke’s resignation
Jeanette Kwakye is joined by Izzy Christiansen, Siobhan Chamberlain and Ben Haines for a women’s football special.
BBC Football Correspondent John Murray joins the pod as Greg Clarke resigns as FA Chairman after ‘unacceptable’ remarks.
We hear from Megan Rapinoe and whether her future in football will see her move to the WSL.
Manchester City goalkeeper Ellie Roebuck joins the pod after Manchester City won the Women’s FA Cup.
PLUS Chelsea’s Emma Hayes shares her tactics for keeping players disciplined.
Kelly Cates is joined by Chris Sutton, Rory Smith and Micah Richards for the Monday Night Club.
We test the knowledge of Chris and Micah after Patrick Bamford admitted he doesn’t know the rules of the game anymore after his first goal against Crystal Palace was disallowed.
The panel discuss Leicester’s impressive start to the season as they sit top of the table after 8 matches and the progress of Tottenham and Manchester United.
Plus how successful are Panenka penalties?
Emma Saunders is joined by Derby defender Curtis Davies, Stoke defender James Chester and Ben Haines from 90min to analyse a frenetic weekend of football in the Premier League.
Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool and Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City may have shared the points in their 1-1 draw – but the managers are also united in their discontent at the busy fixture list putting pressure on their squads.
It was a weekend for forwards in the Premier League – so Curtis and James run the rule over the attackers they have had to defend against in their careers – Ollie Watkins, Harry Kane, Eberechi Eze and Patrick Bamford.
And the panel debate Panenka penalties after Ademola Lookman missed one for Fulham with the final kick of the game in their 1-0 defeat to West Ham.