Steve Crossman is joined by the Preston North End manager Ryan Lowe, the former Leyton Orient and Reading midfielder Jobi McAnuff and EFL expert Mark Clemmit to reflect on the EFL Cup first round.
As half of the clubs in the Championship have already been knocked out by lower league opposition at the first round stage, the panel debate whether the EFL Cup is a distraction or an opportunity.
Barrow manager Pete Wild joins the pod after his side knocked Blackpool out of the EFL Cup on Tuesday night and tries to sign a ‘young up-and-coming player’ from Steve Crossman.
And Morecambe goalkeeper Connor Ripley is reunited with his former manager Ryan Lowe – to celebrate his side’s victory over Stoke City on Tuesday – and to re-live their football break-up…
2’00” – Why have so many Championship clubs been knocked out so early on?
6’20” – Reaction to Middlesbrough’s 1-0 defeat to Barnsley
9’36” – Interview with Middlesbrough manager Chris Wilder
11’20” – Barrow manager Pete Wild
25’30” – Morecambe goalkeeper Connor Ripley
Kelly Cates is joined by former Liverpool midfielder Charlie Adam and former Tottenham full-back Stephen Kelly.
Roddy Forsyth brings us reaction from Ibrox after Rangers came from two goals down on aggregate to beat Union Saint-Gilloise and reach the Champions League play-offs.
The guys discuss Timo Werner's return to RB Leipzig, Everton's signing of Belgium international Amadou Onana and Manchester United ending their interest in Marko Arnautovic.
Plus Aaron Paul rounds up a dramatic night of action in the first round of the League Cup, with six matches going to penalty shootouts.
Join Specs Gonzalez on his adventures through the multiverse as he investigates how football's greatest 'What If?' moments could have turned out.
The Monday Night Club returns with Mark Chapman, Micah Richards, Chris Sutton and journalist Rory Smith. An abject Manchester United is once again top of the agenda. The Athletic’s Man Utd correspondent Laurie Whitwell drops in to chat about the potential signings of Marko Arnautović and Adrien Rabiot. How do you stop Man City’s Erling Haaland? Defender Chris Mepham joins the pod after Bournemouth’s win against Aston Villa, while Villa boss Steven Gerrard speaks out about dropping Tyrone Mings.
5:35 – Man Utd,
14:50 – Arnautović & Rabiot,
25:00 – Haaland,
32:00 – Chris Mepham interview,
39:35 – Tyrone Mings.
Kelly Somers is joined by Aston Villa defender Rachel Corsie, former Leyton Orient manager Jobi McAnuff and the Daily Telegraph's Luke Edwards to talk about Erik ten Hag's nightmare start as Manchester United manager after they were beaten 2-1 by Brighton at Old Trafford.
They ask what went wrong for United today? And with a historic victory from Graham Potter's side, could he go on to be England manager one day?
Also, hear from Erling Haaland who scored 2 goals on his debut and what animal did Jobi compare him to?
8’00 – Erik ten Hag’s reaction to the 2-1 defeat
13’03 – did Ronaldo make a difference?
21’30 – Marko Arnautovic links
24’15 – Could Graham Potter go on to a bigger job?
26’58 – Danny Welbeck with Juliette Ferrington
33’30 – The Erling Haaland effect
42’22 – What needs to happen at Leicester this summer?
Mark Chapman and 5 Live Sport’s team of reporters take you through the biggest stories from Saturday’s Premier League action as Liverpool drop points early on at Fulham, whilst Spurs thump Southampton.
Alan Shearer also joins the pod to talk Newcastle after they kick off their campaign with a 2-0 win at home to newly promoted Nottingham Forest – PLUS you’ll hear reaction from the likes of Jurgen Klopp, Thomas Tuchel & Antonio Conte.
The Premier League’s all-time record goalscorer Alan Shearer meets Erling Haaland on the eve of his debut season at Manchester City.
Haaland talks about the relationship with his father, and wanting to be a better player than him from a really young age.
He says he has the ability to improve ‘everything’ in his game, highlights the importance of meditation, outlines how he’ll develop on-pitch chemistry with his new team-mates, and insists he’ll welcome the physicality and ‘pain’ of the Premier League.
01:30 – Relationship with and influence of his father on his career
05:00 – Emotions connected to goalscoring, and how to get over missing chances
11:00 – His mental approach to the game and importance of meditation
13:45 – On whether he has to adjust his game to fit in at Manchester City
Join Darren Fletcher for the Friday Football Social ahead of the opening weekend of the Premier League season. He’s with ex-Manchester United striker Dion Dublin and former Liverpool midfielder Don Hutchison. What does a winter World Cup and the new five substitution allowance mean for clubs? Who looks better out of Manchester City and Liverpool? And hear Dion’s interview with Erik ten Hag as the panel preview the season for Manchester United, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur.
1:55 - Lionesses,
4:10 – Season changes,
5:50 - Man City & Liverpool,
16:45 - Man United,
18:40 - ten Hag interview,
30:10 - Chelsea,
34:20 - Spurs.
Aaron Paul is joined by Peterborough chairman Darragh MacAnthony and Wycombe left-back Joe Jacobson.
After the new Arsenal All or Nothing documentary showed Mikel Arteta playing You’ll Never Walk Alone through speakers whilst they trained for Liverpool away, the guys discuss the most bizarre training sessions they’ve experienced during their careers.
Forest Green Rovers manager Ian Burchnall tells us about the influence Graham Potter had on his career when coaching in Scandinavia and how he’s embracing the vegan diet at the New Lawn stadium.
And Wimbledon manager Johnnie Jackson joins us to talk about his unexpected sacking by Charlton in May and what changes he’s already made with the Dons.
04:18 – Most bizarre training sessions
12:31 – Forest Green manager Ian Burchnall
15:31 – Burchnall on coaching in Scandinavia and impact of Graham Potter
27:28 – Wimbledon manager Johnnie Jackson
29.57 – Jackson on Charlton sacking
The gang are back for the first Euro Leagues of the season!
Steve Crossman is alongside Julien Laurens, Raphael Honigstein and Kristof Terreur to talk about what is going on at Barcelona? They’ve had a busy transfer window so far despite needing €144mil to register and pay their new players, so how are they affording it?
The panel talk about life after Lewandowski for Bayern Munich and former Liverpool, Juventus and Mali midfielder Momo Sissoko talks about comments made by Napoli’s president Aurelio De Laurentiis on how he doesn’t want to sign any African players unless they agree not to go to AFCON.
Plus, all the latest transfer news from across Europe including Cristiano Ronaldo’s future.
3'00 - Rapha's time at Manchester United
5'16 - What is happening at Barcelona?
16'50 - Life after Lewandowski for Bayern Munich
22'00 - Momo Sissoko on AFCON comments
33'00 - Latest transfer news including Ronaldo, Nice's summer, Charles de Ketelaere & Timo Werner
Hear from Frank Lampard, James Tarkowski and Seamus Coleman as Juliette Ferrington delves into Everton. She’s joined by ex-Everton striker James McFadden and The Athletic’s Everton journalist Greg O’Keeffe. With Richarlison gone and Calvert-Lewin injured, get the latest on Everton’s search for a new striker. The panel assess the transfer business so far and whether Idrissa Gueye will return to Goodison Park. Do recent fan protests reduce the appeal of joining? And attention turns to Chelsea at home in the season-opener.
2:00 – Striker search,
10:20 – Idrissa Gueye,
13:15 – James Tarkowski interview,
15:10 – Transfers so far,
20:45 – Seamus Coleman interview,
22:15 – Fan protests,
26:30 – Chelsea first game,
28:55 – Frank Lampard interview,
30:50 – Season preview.
Aaron Paul hosts this special edition of the Football Daily where you'll hear from Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag in an exclusive interview with Dion Dublin.
He talks about how he got into football, appointing Steve McClaren and the standards he expects at the club.
Aaron also speaks to former Manchester United goalkeeper Siobhan Chamberlain and The Athletic's Carl Anka about how ten Hag has handled the Ronaldo saga and how they think his first few games as manager will go?
Steve Crossman speaks to Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola about playing golf and spending time with family during the summer break, why emotions are more important to him than stats in football and how Erling Haaland is settling in.
They also discuss why Pep has embraced the city of Manchester so much, what he plans to do when he retires and why the club’s fanbase around the world is so important to him.
Steve’s also joined by former City midfielder Michael Brown to reflect on Guardiola’s words, what the signing of Haaland says about the club’s status and whether he thinks Pep’s more relaxed than what we see on the touchline.
In this special Football Daily podcast, Darren Fletcher explores the Premier League’s newest member.
You’ll hear from Nottingham’s very own Joe Worrall and Ryan Yates about how the club has evolved under Steve Cooper and what it has been like adapting to the Premier League way of life. Plus new signing Jesse Lingard chats to Darren about why he chose Forest as well as what role he’s going to take at the club.
Manager Steve Cooper sits down with Darren to discuss how he’s approaching the new season and his special relationship with the fans.
And what about the history of the club? European Cup winning captain John McGovern tells us about the differences between the team now and Brian Clough’s side.
Darren also speaks to Stuart Broad, Max Hayes and Ellie Molloson about what they’re looking forward to this season and what it means for the club to get promoted.
Steve Crossman is joined by Nedum Onuoha, Izzy Christiansen and Ben Haines as they reflect on England’s Euro 2022 win.
They are joined by special guests Alex Scott and Hope Powell as they discuss England’s first major victory since 1966, the legacy created by the Lionesses throughout the tournament and what it means for the women’s game moving forward.
04.20 - Alex Scott Interview
17.00 - Hope Powell Interview
44.30 - Ian Wright
Emma Saunders has on-the-whistle reaction to England winning Euro 2022 by beating Germany 2-1 after extra time. She’s joined by England midfielder Izzy Christiansen, ex-England goalkeeper Karen Bardsley, former England defender Stephen Warnock and commentator Vicki Sparks. Also hear the trophy lift and pitchside interviews with England’s Chloe Kelly, Leah Williamson and manager Sarina Wiegman.
13:00 – Trophy presentation,
23:15 - Chloe Kelly interview,
26:00 – Sarina Wiegman interview,
28:20 – Leah Williamson interview.
Steve Crossman is joined by former England defender Laura Bassett, former Canada women’s coach John Herdman and Stephen Warnock to look ahead to Sunday’s Euro 2022 final between England and Germany.
We hear from Lucy Bronze, Jill Scott and Pep Guardiola.
And the guys discuss how much progress England have made since losing the 2009 Euros final to Germany and how England will cope with the pressure in front of a packed Wembley.
02:06 – Gary Flintoff live from Wembley
03:12 – How players will keep themselves occupied day before final
10:23 – Lucy Bronze interview with Juliette Ferrington
13:05 – Impact of Alessia Russo’s goal against Sweden
20:25 – Jill Scott on progress since Euro 2009 final
21:40 – How England have changed over last 13 years
27:26 – Pep Guardiola on England’s achievement
Transfer Gossip Daily is back for another transfer window. A new episode every week day in August where comedian and Leeds Utd fan Maisie Adam is joined by some of the country's best football journalists to dissect the day's most tantalising transfer rumours.
Ahead of our return in August, Maisie Adam and The Daily Telegraph's Luke Edwards look at what's happened in the transfer window so far and what could be coming down the road - Will Cristiano Ronald leave Manchester United?
Aaron Paul is joined by Preston manager Ryan Lowe, Derby County captain Curtis Davies and Salford City goalkeeper Tom King ahead of the new EFL season.
Rotherham manager Paul Warne joins us to talk about his role in another BBC Sounds podcast, Moments of Truth, which followed his team during their promotion campaign last season. He talks about what it’s like to be followed by a production crew with microphones and we also hear one of his pre-match team talks, which includes some rather fruity language…
And Sheffield Wednesday’s new goalkeeper David Stockdale drops by to talk about his departure from Wycombe, the great Adebayo Akinfenwa, his initiation song and training ground fines.
The line-up is complete! England will take on Germany at Wembley in the Euro 2022 final.
Emma Saunders is alongside former England defender Stephen Warnock and former England goalkeeper Siobhan Chamberlain to react to Germany's 2-1 win over France to send them through to the final.
Christian Spiller from Ziet and French football journalist Julien Laurens join the pod to discuss how Alexandra Popp is breaking and how France fell short after such a fast start to the tournament.
0’49 – the impact of Alexandra Popp
3’25 – Christian Spiller and Julien Laurens join the pod
15’00 – Did France miss Katoto?
17’30 – How do we see the final going?