Episodes

  • On this week’s episode on the Overlap, brought to you by Sky Bet, we are joined by Bayern Munich legend and German World Cup winner Bastian Schweinsteiger.


    We join Schweinsteiger in Munich, where he won eight Bundesliga’s, to reminisce on his impressive playing career, including his move to Manchester United where he was reunited with former coach Louis Van Gaal and how things took a turn for the worse under Jose Mourinho.


    The German international reveals what piece was missing in the puzzle of that 2016/17 Manchester United team, and which rivals they could have learnt from. Plus, would a move away from Old Trafford be best for former teammate Marcus Rashford?


    Schweinsteiger has played under some of the greatest managers, as he tells us about winning the treble under Jupp Heynckes in 2013 and trying to adapt to Pep Guardiola’s style of play at Bayern Munich when German football was number one in the world.


    Bastian also speaks about the impressiveness at Bayern Munich, Frank Ribery and Arjen Robben’s competitiveness and changing tactics.


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  • On this week’s episode on the Overlap, brought to you by Sky Bet, we are joined by Liverpool and England star Trent Alexander-Arnold.


    We join Trent as he returns from injury in the closing stages of the 23/24 season that has already seen Liverpool win the League Cup and in contention to win the Premier League and Europa League in Jurgen Klopp’s final season.


    The boyhood Liverpool star reveals what the dressing room was like when Klopp announced his departure, the influence the German boss has had on his career and how much a title would mean to him, the club and city.


    At just 25 years-old Trent has established himself as one of the world’s best players and has won every major trophy he’s competed in and following a disappointing 22/23 season he tells how his mindset changed over the summer through the help of a psychologist. 


    Trent also takes on Gary at darts whilst answering quick-fire questions before finally talking about his After Academy, a charity he set up to help academy footballers who didn’t make it to the professional game. 


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  • On this week’s episode of The Overlap, brought to you by Sky Bet, we are joined Eric Dier – currently on loan at Bayern Munich from his home club, Tottenham.

    In this conversation, Eric gives us an insider's view of life at his new club in Munich, delving into the challenges they face against Xabi Alonso's Leverkusen and the upcoming Champions League clash against Arsenal.

    Reflecting on his time at Tottenham and his transition to Bayern Munich, Eric opens up about his journey, including thoughts on the recent interview with old teammate and friend, Dele.

    Closing the episode, Eric and Gary dive into international football, discussing England and Eric's aspirations of securing a spot in the squad for the Euros in Germany this summer.

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    00:00-02:00 Intro

    02:00-05:02 Dortmund, Leverkusen & Bayern

    05:02-09:29 Arsenal

    09:29-10:51 Signing for Bayern Munich

    10:51-22:52 Tottenham

    22:52-25:25 Dele

    25:25-28:55 Youth Support in Football

    28:55-34:04 England


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  • Welcome back to the Fan Debate, brought to you by SkyBet, with Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher alongside some of the biggest fan channels from across the country.


    This time it's the fans' turn to ask the questions, and we have a new voting system using our Fan Debate paddles.


    00:46 Fans ask the questions!

    00:15 Toney or Watkins for England?

    03:15 Do Luton deserve to stay up?

    05:15 Would the PL be fairer if the Super League teams left?

    11:18 Do Arsenal over-celebrate late winners?

    15:08 What does success/failure look like for Man City?

    17:37 Should West Ham stick with David Moyes?

    18:32 If United and Liverpool could have one player from each squad who would you pick?

    22:52 Can Postecoglou win a big trophy playing his way?

    24:09 What would be success for England at EURO 2024?

    26:09 What would be a success for Klopp in his final season?

    28:17 Quick fire questions with paddles

    28:38 If Arsenal don't win a trophy will it still be a successful season?

    28:51 City & Liverpool is a better rivalry than United & Arsenal?

    30:51 Harry Kane should have stayed at Spurs?

    31:01 Would Carra would get into the current Liverpool squad?

    31:30 Would Gary make the current United XI?

    32:04 Would you scrap VAR completely?

    32:19 When Pep leaves City will he be classed as the GOAT?

    34:32 Is winning the UCL bigger than the PL?

    37:55 Who is the better pundit Gary or Jamie?


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  • Welcome back to the Fan Debate, brought to you by SkyBet, with Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher alongside some of the biggest fan channels in England.


    This week we begin with the fallout from the international break as Gareth Southgate England side prepare for Euro 2024.


    The title race hots up at the weekend with champions Manchester City hosting leaders Arsenal at the Etihad in one of the biggest games of the season. Can Mikel Arteta get one over his mentor Pep Guardiola? And can Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool take advantage to potentially go top of the table?


    Aston Villa, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United are all in the hunt for Champions League football, and we’re joined by fans from each club as they make their case for who will secure European’s top footballing competition spot.


    David Moyes’ West Ham still see themselves in the Europa League and currently sit in the final European spot, so is the criticism he has faced as manager justified?


    Finally, Nottingham Forest have just appealed their four-point deduction which has seen them drop into the relegation spots with Everton and Luton Town above them. How big of an impact will the financial regulators have in the final stages of the season?


    We’ll be back next week where Gary and Jamie answer the panels questions.


    CHAPTERING

    00:00 Promo

    00:37 Introduction

    01:00 International break chat

    02:20 The Anfield Wrap’s Abigail Rudkin

    05:30 Arsenal Vision Podcast’s Clive

    11:02 Jay Motty from Stretford Paddock

    14:58 Oliver Lowe from City Xtra

    17:29 Baz from Toffee TV

    36:25 Tottenham Fighting Cock’s Alex

    45:55 Luke Robinson from UTV Podcast

    55:09 Liv Elliott from Blowing Bubbles Fanzine

    1:02:25 Greg from Forza Garibaldi

    01:22:59 Finley from Oak Road Hatter


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  • To celebrate reaching one million subscribers on YouTube, we wanted to take a moment to look back at some of the greatest moments in Overlap history!


    If you're an avid listener and want to visualise some of our favourite Overlap moments you watch via the links below! 👇


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    Harry Kane –

    Recorded: May 2021

    Link – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q23uQWvmmZo&t=1069s

    06:33

    Tyson Fury

    Recorded: September 2021

    Link – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMUH9N3S9PY

    09:40

    Oleksandr Usyk

    Recorded: March 2023

    Link – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2RClIs0Ag2Y

    13:41

    Fan Debate 2024

    Recorded: March 2024

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    16:01

    Stick to Football - David Beckham

    Recorded: October 2023

    Link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kllZgD9_bVc&t=1563s

    19:09 - Stick to Football – Episode 5

    Roy’s Red Cards

    Recorded: November 2023

    Link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pOlKEgwP0M&t=1471s

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    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

    Recorded: March 2024

    Link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jpwbYwOfg4&t=2811s

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    Stick to Football Quiz

    Recorded: December 2023

    Link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtKtZYhfkDI&t=1542s

    36:10

    Stick to Football Christmas Special

    Recorded: December 2023

    Link – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FITOGVqRfEQ&t=1182s


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  • Welcome back to the Fan Debate, sponsored by Sky Bet, with Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher.


    With The Traitors star Harry Clark on board, we debate who are the Premier League’s biggest traitors.


    Joined by Premier League fans from up and down the country, our team decide who ranks number one traitor as a player and manager in Premier League history.


    From Sol Campbell, Peter Schmeichel and Carlos Tevez joining local enemies to Emmanuel Adebayor, Robin van Persie and Jose Mourinho switching to rival clubs, Who do you think deserves to be ranked as the biggest traitor?


    Lastly, we talk about who are the best and worst owners in the Premier League; who do you think is the division's best and worst-run club?


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  • The Fan Debate is back, brought to you by Sky Bet, with Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher alongside The Traitors star Harry Clark and some of the biggest fan channels in England.


    As the Premier League season comes into its final stretch the only place to start is the title race as league leaders Liverpool host treble-winners Manchester City on Sunday. Is it pivotal for the title race and could free-scoring Arsenal potentially capitalise on Saturday evening?


    4th and 5th place are still up for grabs, but who will miss out on Europe between Aston Villa, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur? And why are season ticket prices so high?


    It’s been a disappointing season for Chelsea, Newcastle United and Crystal Palace; why has it gone so wrong for the three clubs and what can they expect from now until the end of the campaign?


    Everton have had to deal with a points deduction as they battle avoid the drop, but could Luton Town define the odds and stay up in their first Premier League season?


    Finally we talk about club ownership and the impact of the financial fair play’s profit and sustainability rules.


    We are nearing the 1 million subscription mark so please do not forget to hit subscribe to not miss another Fan Debate or Stick to Football episode.


    We’ll be back next week with a Traitors themed special… 👀


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  • On this week’s episode on The Overlap, brought to you by Sky Bet, we are joined by former Wales captain and Premier League footballer turned coach Craig Bellamy.


    Craig takes on Gary at the Cube in Manchester before a fascinating sit-down interview.


    Having clocked up over 500 professional appearances and represented nine clubs over a career that spanned almost 20 years, Bellamy does not lack in stories to tell.


    Find out how much of a big influence legendary boss Bobby Robson was at Newcastle United before an acrimonious fall-out with Graeme Souness led to a St James Park departure.


    Hear the full anecdote on his infamous Golf attack at Liverpool and which other member of the squad was involved in a separate incident on the same night. Bellamy also reveals where he was told to look for another club under Rafa Benitez.


    Craig reveals his own mental health battles from childhood through to career injuries and the impact of losing a close friend and former-team mate Gary Speed.


    Finally, we talk about how the Cardiff-born man has ventured into coaching through his love of the tactical side of the game and how he won’t be changing his philosophy any time soon.


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  • On The Overlap this week, brought to you by Sky Bet, we have an exclusive interview with former England, Arsenal, Everton and Southampton forward Theo Walcott who has announced his retirement from professional football.


    During the episode we talk about Walcott’s shock inclusion as a 17-year-old into England’s 2006 World Cup squad and how much of a psychological effect this had on him and his family.


    We also chat about his England career as a whole and about the weight of expectation of his career which was magnified from the start, as well as how he handled the fame of being a top-level footballer from a young age.


    Finally, we delve into his highly successful Arsenal career, who he joined from Southampton, and what his plans are now he’s hung up his boots for good.


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  • The Fan Debate season preview is here brought to you by Sky Bet.


    Gary Neville is joined by Josh Denzel, Jamie Carragher, Tom Skinner, and some of the biggest fan channels across England ahead of what’s billed up to be an incredible 2023/24 Premier League season.


    From Treble winners Manchester City, their title contenders, and top four hopefuls to relegation battles and everything in between, we talk through the biggest debates from the best league in the world.


    Can Manchester City become the first English side to win four top flights in a row? Do Liverpool resurge and can Manchester United continue their upward trajectory? Will the Champions League de-rail Arsenal and Newcastle United?


    How will Chelsea and Tottenham adapt to their new managers? Do Burnley, Sheffield United, or Luton Town adjust to the top tier?


    We have loads to go through in this blockbuster episode and would love to hear your thoughts and predictions ahead of another incredible campaign.


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  • On The Overlap this week, we have an exclusive interview with England and Manchester United star Marcus Rashford, brought to you by Sky Bet.


    We caught up with Rashford during a pre-season training camp in Portugal as he gears up for his ninth season as a first-team player and his second under Erik ten Hag.


    Following his 30-goal haul last campaign – his most prolific yet – Rashford reveals how much his personal psychologist and strength & conditioning coaches have helped him recover from setbacks and injuries since bursting onto the scene in 2016.


    Marcus talks about the importance of having a close family network and overturning government policy, highlighting an all too real issue when he bumped into a childhood friend who had become homeless.


    Lastly, he reveals his ambitions for Manchester United, and what it would mean if he could break Wayne Rooney’s goalscoring record and his intention to win the biggest trophies at Old Trafford.


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  • Trigger warning: Sexual abuse, addiction and mental health.


    In this powerful episode of The Overlap, Gary Neville sits down to have a heartfelt conversation with Dele, as he courageously speaks about his recent circumstances on and off the pitch and the profound challenges he endured throughout his childhood and long-lasting effects of trauma it has caused him.

     

    Dele opens up about his recent battle with addiction and his remarkable journey of rehabilitation as well his unwavering aspiration to inspire those facing similar circumstances to speak up.


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  • This week on The Overlap brought to you by Sky Bet, I'm with Burnley manager Vincent Kompany for an exclusive interview at the Barnfield Training Centre in Lancashire to discuss his incredible football journey and his future in football management.


    From his upbringing shaped by his parents, to his time at Manchester City, we cover it all.


    We start with Vincent's early days at Manchester City. Initially he played in midfield under Mark Hughes, but it was under Roberto Mancini and later Manuel Pellegrini and Pep Guardiola that he fell in love with defending and became a Premier League winning captain. His leadership and defensive prowess made him one of Europe's best centre-backs.


    Throughout his career, Vincent faced injuries but used them as stepping stones to become stronger and better. We also talk about his working with Guardiola and how his philosophy influenced his development.


    We cover the incredible players he played alongside, like Kevin De Bruyne, Eden Hazard, and David Silva who left a lasting impact on him. We touch on the intense battles against Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool during those incredible titles races and the transformations in Manchester City's squad before and after the takeover.


    Vincent explains why he chose Burnley and the challenges of managing a Championship club aiming for promotion. We also reflect on Burnley's successful period in the Championship gaining 100 points and their progression back into the top flight.


    Lastly, we delve into Vincent's management style and how he instills his philosophy in his players. We discuss Burnley's aspirations for the new season and their desired finishing position, as well as potential additions to the squad.


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  • In this episode of The Overlap I visited Crystal Palace going behind-the-scenes as we gain exclusive access to the club.


    We begin with a tour of Crystal Palace's state-of-the-art academy, where I'm joined by the club's charismatic chairman, Steve Parish. In a candid conversation, Steve provides valuable insights into the demanding role of a Premier League team chairman. We delve into the challenges faced by a club operating without a lavish budget and discover how the pursuit of survival each year is paramount to remaining in the fiercely competitive Premier League.


    As the discussion unfolds, Steve Parish opens up about the difficult decisions he has had to make regarding managerial changes. He shares his honest admission on the departure of Patrick Vieira, giving us a glimpse into the emotional turmoil that accompanies such choices.


    Next, we step onto the training pitch to meet Crystal Palace's esteemed manager, Roy Hodgson, the oldest manager in Premier League history. Roy reflects on his return to Palace as coach and discusses the bravery displayed by the club's owners in giving him another opportunity. We also uncover Roy's tactical approach and gain valuable insights into his vision for the future of the club.


    Prepare to be immersed in the world of Crystal Palace, its academy, boardroom, and training ground in this unmissable episode, offering a unique perspective on the inner workings of a Premier League club striving to achieve greatness.



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  • On this episode of The Overlap, I sit down with legendary football manager Roy Hodgson, where we reflect on his incredible 47-year career in the game. From managing huge names like Ronaldo and Roberto Carlos at Inter Milan, to his short time managing Liverpool and his tenure as the head coach of the England national team, Hodgson has been at the forefront of football for decades.


    In this interview, Roy shares his experiences managing some of the biggest names in football at Inter Milan, and the challenges he faced in bringing together a team of such talented individuals. He also discusses his time managing Liverpool, one of the most iconic football clubs in the world, and the pressure he felt to live up to the high expectations of the fans.


    Hodgson also reflects on his time as the head coach of the England national team, where he faced both triumphs and setbacks on the international stage. He shares his insights on what it takes to manage a national team and the unique challenges that come with that role.


    Finally, Hodgson shares his thoughts on the future of football and what the future holds for him past his second spell at Crystal Palace. So join me as we take a deep dive into the fascinating career of Roy Hodgson, one of the most respected and experienced managers in football.


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  • Welcome to the final part of our Fan Debate, with Gary Neville, Jamie Carragher & the fans.


    Who will be the next manager at Tottenham? The fans debate the candidates from Nagelsmann to Kompany.


    Then the attention turns to their London rivals Chelsea as the fans discuss if Pochettino will be a good fit. Gary and Jamie breakdown the ownership situation at Manchester United and Liverpool.


    Then focus turns to the relegation battle. Gary Neville, Jamie Carragher, and the fans take a look at the clubs fighting to survive.


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  • We are back with The Overlap Fan Debate part 2! We are getting stuck into the debate with Gary Neville, Jamie Carragher, and the fans!


    “The title decider” between Manchester City & Arsenal ended with Man City taking a major step forward in the title race.


    Robbie and Pippa (AFTV) & Steven McInerney (Esteemed Kompany) and Buvey (The Club) have their say on how the title race will go for the front runners, as well as takes from the fans of all the other Premier League teams.


    We’ve got part 3 coming out very soon where we cover club ownership, top 4 and relegation.


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  • In this episode of The Overlap, I sit down with Jill Scott, one of England's most accomplished and loved female footballers.


    Filmed in her very own coffee shop in Manchester Boxx2Boxx, Jill opens up about her journey to becoming a footballer, from her childhood experiences to the challenges she faced along the way. As a trailblazer in women's football, Jill also shares her thoughts on the current state of the sport and the strides that have been made in recent years.


    Of course, we couldn't talk to Jill without discussing her time playing for the Lionesses and winning the women's Euros. From the highs to the lows, Jill takes us through some of her most memorable moments on the pitch and what it means to represent her country.


    Jill's career isn't just limited to playing. As she transitions into coaching, she shares her plans for the future and what it's like to be a mentor to the next generation of footballers.


    Jill also made an appearance on I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! She spills the beans on what it was like to take on the challenges of the jungle and how the experience changed her perspective on life.


    So grab a coffee and join us for this special episode of The Overlap with Jill Scott. Don't forget to like this video subscribe for more exclusive content, if you like.


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  • I'm thrilled to share this incredible interview with the one and only Ruud van Nistelrooy brought to you by SkyBet.


    We’re in Holland at the home of PSV Eindhoven, where he now manages the first team.


    In this exclusive interview, Ruud opens up about his early career and how he first got into football. He also reveals how he nearly didn't sign for Manchester United due to a serious knee injury that threatened to derail his career.


    Ruud talks about his relationship with his former teammates and shares some great stories about the dressing room at United, giving us a behind-the-scenes look at what it was really like playing with myself, Keane, Beckham, and Scholes, as well as his relationship with Cristiano Ronaldo.


    We delve into Ruud's international career with Holland, and discuss his time playing for Real Madrid, and what it was like to be part of such an iconic team.


    Finally, we talk about the future. He shares his aspirations for PSV and his own managerial career, giving us a glimpse into what the future holds.


    It was great to catch up with Ruud and this an absolute must-watch. So, make sure you hit that subscribe button and don't miss out on this incredible exclusive interview with the one and only Ruud van Nistelrooy.


    00:00-8:05 Early Life and Biggest Influences

    8:05-12:40 Career Lows

    12:40-19:01 Signing for Man Utd and Early Impressions

    19:01-26:56 Sir Alex Ferguson and the Man Utd Mentality

    26:56-33:52 Man Utd Exit and Cristiano Ronaldo

    33:52-36:38 Signing for Real Madrid and Early Impressions

    36:38-40:28 International Career and Major Tournaments

    40:28-52:30 Coaching and Management


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