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ESPN FC

Go inside the most popular sport in the world with the ESPN FC crew.

Episodes

  • VAR Put on the Spot

    Feb 25 2020

    Peter Walton joins the FC crew to break down the weekend's most controversial VAR decisions. Plus, Liverpool get pushed to the end and Tuesday's UCL matches are previewed.

  • Gab and Juls: Will El Clasico Decide La Liga?

    Feb 24 2020

    Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Sid Lowe to discuss Real Madrid's surprise defeat, VAR's latest blunder in England and preview the upcoming UCL matches.

  • Arsenal Back On Track

    Feb 24 2020

    The FC crew discuss important victories from Arsenal and Manchester United, Lazio's impressive run of form and Eden Hazard's continued injury woes for Real Madrid.

  • VAR Overshadows London Derby

    Feb 23 2020

    Frank Leboeuf joins the FC crew to discuss a controversial London Derby where VAR starred once again. Plus, Barcelona retake top spot in La Liga as Real Madrid stumble.

  • Showdown at Stamford Bridge

    Feb 22 2020

    The FC crew discuss Bayern's form heading into their UCL tie against Chelsea, preview tomorrow's London derby and debate Solskjaer's excuses for Man United's UEL draw.

  • Barcelona Sign Braithwaite

    Feb 21 2020

    Sid Lowe joins the FC crew to discuss Martin Braithwaite's controversial move to Barcelona. Plus, Sid breaks down Getafe and Atletico Madrid's questionable tactics in Europe.

  • Caught Offside: Champions League 1st legs

    Feb 20 2020

    The Champions League returns! Tottenham come out slow, Klopp gets annoyed and Haaland strikes again! Plus, our favorite sports movies and a truly horrifying red card.

  • Serie Awesome: Atalanta's UCL Fairy Tale

    Feb 20 2020

    Matteo Bonetti joins Mina Rzouki and Nicky Bandini to look back at Atalanta's historic victory in the Champions League, and Lazio's impressive win over Inter Milan.

  • Spurs Sputter in UCL

    Feb 20 2020

    The FC crew discuss Tottenham's lackluster performance to RB Leipzig. Plus, Neymar blames PSG for his lack of form & Liverpool criticize Atletico Madrid's tactics.

  • Red-Hot Haaland Delivers Again

    Feb 19 2020

    Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss Liverpool's frustrating loss to Atletico Madrid and Haaland's stellar performance. Plus, how will Tottenham fare without Son?

  • VAR Gives Chelsea the Blues

    Feb 17 2020

    The FC crew break down Manchester United's controversial and VAR-infused win over Chelsea. Plus, Tuesday's Champions League match-ups are previewed.

  • Gab and Juls: Could City's Ban Cost Them Guardiola?

    Feb 17 2020

    Gab Marcotti is joined by Stewart Robson to discuss Manchester City's FFP failings. Plus, Lazio's stunning comeback and Lionel Messi's goal drought.

  • Lazio Leap Above Inter

    Feb 17 2020

    Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss what Lazio's win over Inter means for the Serie A title race. Plus, a late winner from Son sees Spurs inch closer to the top four.

  • How Vulnerable are Barcelona?

    Feb 15 2020

    The FC crew break down Barcelona's win over Getafe but question their weaknesses heading into the Champions League. Plus, should Liverpool change their style against Atleti?

  • Man City Banned from UCL

    Feb 15 2020

    Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens join the FC crew to discuss the fallout from Man City's two year UCL ban. Plus, will Neymar be fit for PSG's UCL clash against Dortmund?

  • Caught Offside: Manchester City EMERGENCY POD

    Feb 14 2020

    Huh, who knew that Financial Fair Play was an actual thing. The boys give their instant reaction to the severe ruling against Manchester City in this emergency podcast.

  • VAR Saves Juventus

    Feb 14 2020

    Gab Marcotti and Ian Darke join the FC crew to debate the controversial handball surrounding Juventus' draw in Milan. Plus, what does Hakim Ziyech bring to Chelsea?

  • Ziyech, Sancho to Chelsea?

    Feb 12 2020

    The FC crew discuss whether Jadon Sancho and Hakim Ziyech will end up at Chelsea. Plus, the panel remember their funniest confrontations with referees.

  • Caught Offside: EPL reset and USMNT/MLS updates

    Feb 12 2020

    It may be winter break for the EPL, but not for us! The guys get you ready for part 2 of the season including an "In the Club" with Sheffield United. Plus, Gio Reyna's goal, Timmy Chandler's resurgence, Dele Alli's mistake and more.

  • Pochettino or Solskjaer?

    Feb 12 2020

    Julien Laurens joins the show to discuss Solskjaer's future at Man United and Klinsmann's depature from Hertha Berlin. Plus, Craig Burley shares his top 5 UCL favorites.

  • Serie Awesome: Magic in Milan

    Feb 11 2020

    Gab, Mina and Nicky discuss Inter's comeback win over Milan, Maurizio Sarri's future with Juventus, and whether or not Lazio can win Serie A.

  • Will Juventus Be Dethroned?

    Feb 10 2020

    Stewart Robson joins the FC crew to determine which European title race is most intriguing and whether Juventus have the components to fend off Inter and Lazio in Serie A.

  • Gab and Juls: Milan Derby Showcases Italian Football

    Feb 10 2020

    Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens digest a dramatic Milan Derby, speak with Sid Lowe about Lionel Messi's future and ask whether Leipzig can actually win the Bundesliga.

  • Milan Implode Against Inter

    Feb 09 2020

    The FC crew discuss a trio of matches with title implications: Inter's comeback over Milan, a controversial win for Barcelona and a scoreless draw between Bayern and Leipzig.

  • Juventus Stumble in Verona

    Feb 08 2020

    The FC crew discuss Juventus' loss to Hellas Verona that leaves the door open for Inter to draw level on points. Plus, Gab Marcotti joins to preview the Milan Derby.

  • Troubles for Tuchel

    Feb 07 2020

    Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to discuss the latest drama at PSG between Tuchel and Mbappe, as well as look ahead to the clash between RB Leipzig and Bayern Munich.

  • Real and Barcelona Crash Out

    Feb 07 2020

    Sid Lowe joins the FC crew to discuss Barcelona and Real Madrid's elimination from the Copa del Rey. Plus, will Lionel Messi leave Barcelona this summer?

  • Son Saves Spurs

    Feb 06 2020

    Don Hutchison joins the FC crew to analyze Spurs' late win and discuss how style of play remains important. Plus, more reaction to the feud between Messi and Eric Abidal.

  • Messi Fires Back at Barca

    Feb 05 2020

    Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss Messi's shocking comments directed at Barcelona's board. Plus, Ian Darke helps review Liverpool's performance in their FA Cup replay.

  • Caught Offside: EPL, USMNT and more

    Feb 04 2020

    The boys meet up to discuss what's up with Man City and what this win meant for Spurs. Plus, attendance issues for the US, party issues for PSG and Brexit issues for the EPL.

  • Serie Awesome: Do Referees Favor Juve?

    Feb 04 2020

    Mina Rzouki, Nicky Bandini and Gab Marcotti discuss Rocco Commisso's referee criticism, Lazio's impressive form, Roma's continued slide and look ahead to the Milan Derby.

  • A Man City Meltdown?

    Feb 03 2020

    Frank Leboeuf joins the show to discuss the state of Manchester City, Tottenham's challenge for a top four position and PSG's problems with Mbappe and Neymar.

  • Gab and Juls: How are Man City still UCL Favorites?

    Feb 03 2020

    Mark Ogden joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Tottenham's victory over Manchester City, the Madrid derby and the attitudes of the two biggest stars at PSG.

  • City Spurned Again

    Feb 02 2020

    The FC crew discuss Tottenham's surprising victory over Man City, Cristiano Ronaldo's impressive run of form and what's going wrong with Arsenal.

  • Real Reign in Madrid

    Feb 01 2020

    The FC crew break down Saturday's biggest fixtures including Real's win in the Madrid Derby, Haaland's continued success and the stalemate for the Champions League in England.

  • No Drama on Deadline Day

    Feb 01 2020

    Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to talk about Man United's odd transfer strategy after bringing in Odion Ighalo on deadline day. Plus, a look ahead to the Madrid Derby.

  • No New Striker for Barcelona

    Jan 30 2020

    Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to discuss a dominate Barcelona win and reports that a new striker is not headed for the Camp Nou. Plus, is Dries Mertens bound for Chelsea?

  • Should Raul Jimenez Leave Wolves?

    Jan 30 2020

    Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez discuss Raul Jimenez's future, Pedro's fit with Inter Miami and Chivas' Copa MX loss. Julie Foudy joins in to talk USWNT and Kobe Bryant.

  • Man City March On

    Jan 29 2020

    The FC crew recap Man City scraping by Man United in the Carabao Cup semifinals. Plus, Sid Lowe discusses Barcelona's transfer strategy.

  • Caught Offside: The end of the magic

    Jan 29 2020

    It's a jam packed pod where the boys discuss the perception of England's domestic cups, Gregg Berhalter's "Leadership Council," and Kobe Bryant's soccer influence.

  • Villa Heads Back to Wembley

    Jan 29 2020

    Frank Leboeuf joins the show to discuss Aston Villa's late victory over Leicester in the EFL Cup, tomorrow's Manchester Derby and if Alexis Sanchez will return to Man United.

  • Serie Awesome: Juventus Let Inter Off the Hook

    Jan 28 2020

    Stewart Robson joins Mina and Nicky to discuss the latest drama in the Serie A title race as Juventus lose to Napoli, Inter Milan drop points, and Lazio's win streak ends.

  • Klopp Takes a Stand

    Jan 28 2020

    The FC crew discuss Arsenal's FA Cup win over Bournemouth, Klopp's decision to rest his senior squad for the Shrewsbury replay and Rodrigo potentially moving to Barcelona.

  • Gab and Juls: Is Messi Lost Without Suarez?

    Jan 27 2020

    Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are back to discuss Juventus' dropped points, Barcelona's defeat against Valencia and the impact of Kobe Bryant in European football.

  • Napoli Stun Juventus

    Jan 27 2020

    Gab Marcottie joins the show to analyze Napoli's win over Juve and reflect on very different results for Real Madrid and Barcelona. Plus, a tribute to the late Kobe Bryant.

  • Barcelona's Beatdown

    Jan 25 2020

    Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to breakdown Barcelona's anemic performance, a masterclass by Atalanta and Bayern getting within a point of first in the Bundesliga.

  • Haaland's Hot Start

    Jan 24 2020

    Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss Haaland's great start for Dortmund. Plus, Sid Lowe previews Barcelona's clash with Valencia and questions Eriksen's move to Inter.

  • Liverpool Take a Bite Out of Wolves

    Jan 24 2020

    Julien Laurens joins the show to discuss Liverpool's stunning win over Wolves, the importance of practicing throw ins and Man United's poor run under Solskjaer.

  • Solskjaer Out?

    Jan 23 2020

    The FC crew discuss another poor Man United performance and how much time Solskjaer has left. Julien Laurens joins the show to give the latest transfer news regarding Cavani.

  • Chelsea Can't Capitalize

    Jan 22 2020

    The FC crew discuss Chelsea's lackluster performance versus Arsenal, Man City's win over Sheffield United and if Frank Lampard gets a pass compared to Ole Gunnar Soskjaer.

  • Will Chicharito be better than Vela in MLS?

    Jan 22 2020

    Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez react to Chicharito's move to MLS, Gio Reyna's Dortmund debut and Cruz Azul's struggles. Julie Foudy joins Seb to talk USWNT and the NWSL.

  • Serie Awesome: Conte's Questionable Signings

    Jan 21 2020

    Gab, Mina and Nicky question Antonio Conte's recruitment policy at Inter Milan and wonder if Juventus have an identity crisis under Maurizio Sarri.

  • Who's at Fault for Man United?

    Jan 20 2020

    The FC crew discuss Manchester United's poor season, Mohamed Salah's erratic performances, and Chelsea's recent run of form.

  • Caught Offside: Liverpool vs history and Andrew on "retiro"

    Jan 20 2020

    The boys discuss Liverpool and the multi-faceted greatness of Virgil Van Dijk. Plus, where it all went wrong for United and Gab Marcotti joins for a tour around Europe.

  • Gab and Juls: Are Man United 10 Years Behind Liverpool?

    Jan 20 2020

    Gab and Juls talk with Mark Ogden about who Man United can target to turn their form around. Plus, Jan Age Fjortoft joins to discuss Erling Haaland's amazing Dortmund debut.

  • Liverpool's Dominance Continues

    Jan 20 2020

    The FC crew discuss Quique Setien's first win as Barca manager, Cristiano Ronaldo's fine form in the 2nd half of the season and Liverpool's win over Manchester United

  • Dream Dortmund Debut

    Jan 18 2020

    The FC crew discuss Erling Haaland's impressive debut in Dortmund's comeback victory. Plus, Premier League giants Arsenal, Chelsea, Man City and Tottenham all drop points.

  • Are Liverpool the Best Team in the World?

    Jan 17 2020

    Everton legend Adrian Heath and former Liverpool CEO Ian Ayre join the FC crew to discuss Liverpool's season. Plus, Harry Maguire is named Man United's new captain.

  • Two On Tri: Chicharito to LA Galaxy?

    Jan 16 2020

    Seb and Herc discuss Chicharito's pending move to LA Galaxy, Carlos Vela's future with the Mexican National Team and other Mexican players making the jump to MLS.

  • Neymar Staying in Paris?

    Jan 16 2020

    The FC Crew discuss Neymar possibly extending his PSG contract, Ronaldo making the UEFA Team of the Year and Inter's winter moves.

  • Can Juventus Achieve UCL Glory?

    Jan 16 2020

    Alessandro Del Piero joins the FC crew to discuss Juventus' Champions League aspirations. Plus, Carlos Vela reflects on his historic 2019 and previews the upcoming season.

  • Return of the Barcelona Way?

    Jan 14 2020

    Frank Leboeuf and Julien Laurens join the FC crew to discuss the possible changes coming to Tottenham's squad. Plus, can Quique Setien keep Barcelona on top of La Liga?

  • Serie Awesome: Juventus Top, but Questions Remain

    Jan 14 2020

    Nicky, Mina and Gab discuss how Juventus have fared under Maurizio Sarri, Inter Milan's slip in the title race, and Lazio's amazing form.

  • Valverde Officially Out

    Jan 13 2020

    The FC crew discuss Barca appointing Quique Setien as manager following Valverde's sacking. Plus, can Mourinho salvage Tottenham's season without Harry Kane?

  • Caught Offside: Caught Offside Cup

    Jan 13 2020

    The Caught Offside Cup once again goes Liverpool's way; the boys discuss that as well as Jose Mourinho's approach (Warning: their will be debate). Plus, Brian McBride gets a job, Zidane gets a trophy and Leroy Jenkins gets a mention.

  • Gab and Juls: Barcelona's Managerial Mess

    Jan 13 2020

    Gab and Juls discuss Barcelona's approach leading up to the sacking of Ernesto Valverde, Liverpool's dominance, and Maurizio Sarri's tenure at Juventus.

  • Another Real Trophy

    Jan 13 2020

    Gab Marcotti and Frank Lebouef join to recap Real Madrid hoisting the Supercopa, Juventus climbing back to the top of Serie A and a record breaking day for Sergio Aguero.

  • Liverpool Still Invincible

    Jan 12 2020

    The FC crew discuss Liverpool's win at Tottenham, Inter Milan dropping points to Atalanta, and Zlatan's first start for AC Milan. Plus, is VAR ruining the beautiful game?

  • Mourinho's Impossible Mission?

    Jan 11 2020

    Stewart Robson joins the FC crew to preview Tottenham's big clash against Liverpool. Plus, is Xavi the right choice to replace Ernesto Valverde at Barcelona?

  • Valverde's Days Numbered?

    Jan 09 2020

    Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to debate how long Ernesto Valverde has left at Barcelona. Plus, Mark Ogden questions Man United's mismanagement and lack of a future plan.

  • Real Madrid Rising

    Jan 08 2020

    Sid Lowe joins the FC crew to discuss Real Madrid's dominant start to the new year. Plus, is Donny van de Beek the missing piece for Manchester United?

  • Caught Offside: New year, new Wheel of Football

    Jan 08 2020

    The boys are back in-studio together again talking about Man United's shortcomings, Everton's dreadful FA Cup, Jurgen Klinsmann's "new legacy" and much much more!

  • Man United's Reality Check

    Jan 08 2020

    The FC crew discuss Man United's Carabao Cup loss to Man City, Sadio Mane winning African Player of the Year and if Lukaku's good form has altered the opinion of his critics.

  • Serie Awesome: New Year, New-Look Ronaldo

    Jan 07 2020

    Gab, Nicky and Mina discuss Cristiano Ronaldo's return to form and ask if Inter Milan are the real deal after their big win in Napoli.

  • Arsenal Leeds the Way

    Jan 07 2020

    The FC crew discuss Ronaldo's first hat trick in Serie A, how much credit Lukaku deserves for his brace against Napoli and should Arsenal fans be happy with today's results.

  • Gab and Juls: Klopp's quest to go unbeaten

    Jan 06 2020

    Stewart Robson joins Gab Marcotti to talk Liverpool and Everton's opposite trajectory following Liverpool's win. Plus, Sid Lowe weighs in on Barcelona's continued struggles.

  • Liverpool Younglings Soar

    Jan 05 2020

    Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to recap Liverpool's controlling performance in the Merseyside derby. Plus, Spurs run stale, Chelsea cruise and Napoli vs Inter is previewed.

  • Boring Boring Man United

    Jan 05 2020

    Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to recap a busy day of FA Cup fixtures which included a hapless Man United draw. Plus, Barcelona let their lead slip away late to Espanyol.

  • Pogba to Leave United?

    Jan 03 2020

    Mark Ogden and Frank Leboeuf join to discuss the mess brewing between Paul Pogba and Man United. Plus, will Mourinho get Spurs back on track without an injured Harry Kane?

  • Caught Offside: EPL Festive Period winners and losers

    Jan 03 2020

    With the "Festive Period" now behind us, the boys lay out their 3 winners and losers from the last couple weeks in the EPL. Plus, of our two hosts, who would be more likely to dislike Adam Sandler? Download and find out.

  • Liverpool Shine vs Sheffield

    Jan 03 2020

    Ian Darke joins the FC crew to discuss Liverpool's dominant performance, debate if the offside law needs to be updated and preview the upcoming FA Cup fixtures.

  • New Year, New Arsenal?

    Jan 02 2020

    The FC crew discuss Manchester United's subpar performance against Arsenal, Pogba's ongoing injury issues and if Tottenham have improved under Mourinho.

  • New Year's Day Preview

    Dec 31 2019

    The FC crew preview a busy New Year's Day in the Premier League, weigh in on a potential change to the offside law and look back at the best moments of the decade.

  • VAR Dominates Headlines Again

    Dec 30 2019

    Peter Walton joins the FC crew to discuss the controversial VAR decisions in the PL this weekend. Plus, what notes can England take from Australia's use of the new technology.

  • Chelsea's Double Derby Delight

    Dec 29 2019

    The FC crew break down all the controversial VAR decisions from today's PL action involving Liverpool and Manchester City and discuss Chelsea's late victory against Arsenal

  • Caught Offside: the Festive Period

    Dec 29 2019

    It's a trans-continental pod as the boys link up to discuss Liverpool's greatness, Wolves' triumph over City, gifts that JJ receives for Christmas and more.

  • Premier League Rolls On

    Dec 29 2019

    The FC crew recap a Spurs draw and Man United win, preview Sunday's big fixtures, and Gab Marcotti joins to provide his Serie A mid-season review.

  • City Collapse Against Wolves

    Dec 28 2019

    The FC crew and Julien Laurens discuss Man City's loss to Wolves and City's inconsistent play this season. Plus, how will Arteta fare in his first London derby?

  • Liverpool's Lead Grows

    Dec 27 2019

    The ESPN FC crew breakdown a jam-packed Boxing Day slate that included Liverpool's win over Leicester and Arsenal's first draw under Mikel Arteta

  • Boxing Day Preview

    Dec 25 2019

    The FC crew are joined by Gab Marcotti and Don Hutchison to preview the Boxing Day fixtures, discuss the title race, review the 1st half of the season and much more.

  • Serie A Midseason Review

    Dec 24 2019

    Matteo Bonetti and Gab Marcotti join the FC crew to discuss their Serie A teams of the midseason. Plus, Peter Walton helps review a few VAR decisions from the weekend.

  • Is Sarri at fault for Juve's Supercoppa failure?

    Dec 24 2019

    The Serie Awesome crew discuss Juventus' Supercoppa defeat vs. Lazio, Milan's 5-0 defeat at Atalanta and examine the best and worst case scenarios for Serie A's biggest sides.

  • Mourinho Moans About Red

    Dec 23 2019

    The FC crew discuss the fallout surrounding Tottenham's loss to Chelsea as well as Man United's continued poor form. Plus, Frank Leboeuf shares his PL team of the decade.

  • Gab and Juls: Did EPL follow racism protocol?

    Dec 23 2019

    Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss how racism was handled at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Liverpool winning the Club World Cup and new managers at both Arsenal & Everton.

  • Chelsea's London Derby Delight

    Dec 22 2019

    The FC crew breakdown Chelsea's win over Tottenham and a horrific evening for Man United. Plus, Matteo Bonetti stops by to discuss Juventus's loss in the Italian Supercoppa.

  • City Cancel Vardy's Party

    Dec 22 2019

    The FC crew discuss Liverpool's first ever Club World Cup victory, Man City's statement win vs Leicester and the latest in the Bundesliga's thrilling title race

  • Arteta Arrives at Arsenal

    Dec 21 2019

    The FC crew discuss Dortmund's collapse against Hoffenheim, whether Arsenal finally got the right manager, and Liverpool's chances to win their first ever Club World Cup.

  • Ronaldo's Legendary Leap

    Dec 20 2019

    Julien Laurens and Sid Lowe join the FC crew to discuss where both sides stand after a scoreless Clasico and why Juventus might be getting a healthy Ronaldo once more.

  • Caught Offside: A Caught Offside Christmas

    Dec 19 2019

    It's a festive pod as the boys debut their new holiday album. Plus, we recap a "meh" El Clasico, discuss Klopp's squad decision and analyze the Champions League draw.

  • Has El Clasico lost its luster?

    Dec 19 2019

    Frank Leboeuf and Gab Marcotti join the FC crew to react to a scoreless El Clasico and debate its status as a marquee fixture. Plus, is Mikel Arteta the right fit at Arsenal?

  • Who has the Edge in El Clasico?

    Dec 17 2019

    Gab Marcotti, Don Hutchison and the FC crew break down the Bundesliga title race and look ahead to Wednesday's much anticipated El Clasico.

  • Serie Awesome: Serie A's Image Problem

    Dec 17 2019

    Nicky Bandini, Gab Marcotti and Mina Rzouki discuss the Champions League draw, Serie A's problematic anti-racism campaign and Juventus' attacking trident.

  • UCL Draw Recap

    Dec 16 2019

    The FC crew discuss the biggest matchups in the UCL draw including Real Madrid battling Man City, Liverpool facing Atletico Madrid and Chelsea versus Bayern.

  • Gab and Juls: Embarrassment at the Emirates

    Dec 16 2019

    Gab Marcotti is joined by Stewart Robson to discuss if Arsenal are a lost cause, how El Clasico could decide La Liga, and to analyze the Champions League draw.

  • How Do You Solve a Problem Like Arsenal?

    Dec 15 2019

    The FC crew break down Man City's domination over Arsenal and discuss where the Gunners go from here. Plus, Benzema rescues Real Madrid late ahead of El Clasico.

  • Barcelona Stumble Ahead of El Clasico

    Dec 15 2019

    The FC crew analyze Barcelona's poor display ahead of this week's El Clasico. Plus, Liverpool stretch their lead atop the Premier League table as Chelsea and Leicester fall.

  • Ancelotti Arsenal Bound?

    Dec 13 2019

    Frank Leoeuf and Gab Marcotti join the FC crew to discuss the favorites to take over the Arsenal managerial job. Plus can Liverpool finish the season unbeaten in England?

  • Barcelona and Real's UCL Title Chances

    Dec 12 2019

    Sid Lowe joins the FC crew to discuss UCL title favorites and transfer rumors including Lautaro Martinez and Carlos Vela to Barcelona.

  • Caught Offside: Group Stage Recap

    Dec 12 2019

    The boys give their final analysis of the Champions League group stage and make their predictions for what will happen in the knockout stage. Plus, "JJ's funny stories" and Mbappe vs Tuchel.

  • Serie Awesome: Why was Ancelotti sacked?

    Dec 12 2019

    Gab, Mina and Nicky discuss Napoli's decision to sack Carlo Ancelotti, Atalanta's unlikely qualification to the knockout rounds and Inter Milan's failure to join them.

  • Champions League Favorites?

    Dec 11 2019

    Frank Leboeuf and Julien Laurens join the FC crew to discuss which club should be favored to win the Champions League and the latest on Mbappe's feud with Tuchel.

  • Inter Milan's UCL Disaster

    Dec 11 2019

    Gab Marcotti and the FC crew react to Inter Milan being knocked out of the Champions League. Plus, Napoli qualify for the Round of 16 but sack Carlo Ancelotti.

  • Arsenal Hammer West Ham

    Dec 09 2019

    The FC crew discuss Arsenal's comeback victory at West Ham, Leicester City's chances of catching Liverpool in the Premier League, and Tuesday's UCL fixtures.

  • Caught Offside: Slam Dunc, Manc Derby and more

    Dec 09 2019

    The boys get your week started with a look back at United's Derby Day triumph and Duncan's big day for Everton. Plus, could this Leicester be better than that other Leicester???

  • Gab and Juls: Is This the End for Man City?

    Dec 09 2019

    Gab and Juls discuss who's to blame for Manchester City's derby loss, Paul Pogba's role when he returns to Manchester United, and the Bundesliga title race.

  • Leicester on Liverpool's Tail

    Dec 09 2019

    The FC crew break down a comprehensive Leicester performance and debate if they're legitimate title contenders. Plus, Gab Marcotti details Chelsea's recent poor run of form.

  • Man City's Title Hopes Tumble

    Dec 08 2019

    The FC crew react to Saturday's biggest fixtures, including Manchester United's victory over Manchester City, a late loss for Bayern Munich and a vintage Messi performance

  • Chelsea Transfer Ban Lifted

    Dec 07 2019

    Gab Marcotti and Craig Burley discuss what Chelsea should do now that they can buy players in January, the Serie A title race, and Saturday's Manchester Derby.

  • No New Manager Bump for Arsenal

    Dec 06 2019

    Julien Laurens and Ian Darke join the show to breakdown Arsenal's shocking loss. Plus, Matteo Bonetti stops by to discuss Corriere dello Sport's controversial headline.

  • Caught Offside: The Photo Shoot

    Dec 05 2019

    It's a bonus mid-week pod as the boys discuss Everton's continuing struggles, Liverpool's consistent relentlessness, Lampard's praise for Pulisic and more.

  • Mourinho's Manchester Misstep

    Dec 04 2019

    The FC crew discuss Mourinho's loss in his return to Old Trafford, and Liverpool's dominating performance in the Merseyside Derby. Plus, Zlatan's rumored return to Serie A.

  • Rebuilding Manchester United

    Dec 03 2019

    Mark Ogden and Frank Leboeuf join the FC crew to discuss the possibility of Mauricio Pochettino joining Man United, and who should have won the Ballon d'Or: Messi or Van Dijk?

  • Serie Awesome: Time to Drop Ronaldo?

    Dec 03 2019

    Mina, Nicky and Gab discuss Cristiano Ronaldo's role with Juventus, Lazio's impressive start to the season, and Antonio Conte's performance in charge of Inter Milan.

  • Messi Takes Top Trophy

    Dec 02 2019

    Julien Laurens and Don Hutchison join the show to discuss Lionel Messi winning a record 6th Ballon d'Or and what more Virgil Van Dijk could have done to win

  • Caught Offside: Arsenal make a change

    Dec 02 2019

    Unai Emery is out at Arsenal: was it the right move and should supporters expect anything to change? Plus, Man City's defensive woes continue while Messi magic also continues.

  • Gab and Juls: Is Barca too dependent on Messi?

    Dec 02 2019

    Gab and Juls discuss Lionel Messi's dominance while Antoine Griezmann struggles, where Arsenal go now after Unai Emery's exit, can Liverpool actually still improve and more.

  • Messi Rescues Barcelona...Again

    Dec 02 2019

    The FC crew react to Lionel Messi's game-winner against Atletico Madrid and question how long he can keep Barcelona elite. Plus, Man United and Arsenal drop more points.

  • Manchester City Slip Again

    Dec 01 2019

    The FC crew discuss all the results from today's action, with Manchester City, Bayern Munich and Chelsea all dropping points. Plus, reactions from today's EURO 2020 draw

  • Emery Out

    Nov 29 2019

    The FC crew discuss the sacking of Unai Emery at Arsenal and who should replace him. Plus, Sid Lowe previews Atletico Madrid-Barcelona.

  • Emery's Exit Looming?

    Nov 28 2019

    The FC crew discuss possible replacements for Unai Emery after Arsenal's winless streak extends to 7 matches. Plus, Steve and Shaka break down their UCL favorites.

  • Serie Awesome: Napoli Impresses at Anfield

    Nov 28 2019

    Gab, Mina and Nicky explain why they are impressed by Napoli's draw at Liverpool. Plus, Juventus advance to the knockout stage, while Inter and Atalanta still have work to do.

  • Liverpool Still UCL Favorites?

    Nov 27 2019

    The FC crew debates whether Liverpool are still UCL favorites after their draw against Napoli. Plus, Barcelona clinch their group and Chelsea drop down to third.

  • Mourinho's Greek Gift

    Nov 26 2019

    The FC crew recap Neymar making his UCL return in a dramatic draw against Real Madrid. Plus, Jose Mourinho sparks a Tottenham comeback and Juventus hold on late.

  • Zidane's love for Mbappe

    Nov 25 2019

    The FC crew to discuss Kylian Mbappe's possible future with Real Madrid ahead of their UCL clash and if Emery or Solskjaer can right the ship in the Premier League.

  • Caught Offside: The re-re-re-re-debut of Jose in the EPL

    Nov 25 2019

    With the dust now having settled somewhat from Tottenham's wild week, the boys take a more rational approach to Mourinho's return. Plus, is Pep really a "participation trophy" guy?? And ESPN FC's Mark Ogden joins as well.

  • Gab and Juls: Mourinho Makes Spurs Debut

    Nov 25 2019

    Gab and Juls make sense of Jose Mourinho's presence at Tottenham, how Hazard and Bale fit at Real Madrid, what Chelsea need to adjust after their loss to City and much more.

  • Are Solskjaer's Days at United Numbered?

    Nov 24 2019

    Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to discuss Solskjaer's job security as Manchester United manager. Plus, where do Neymar and Bale stand with their respective clubs?

  • Mourinho Wins Tottenham Debut

    Nov 24 2019

    Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to analyze Manchester City's bounce-back performance against Chelsea and recap a busy day of competition around Europe's league.

  • Neymar's Rocky PSG Return

    Nov 22 2019

    Frank Leboeuf and the FC crew discuss Neymar's latest antics in his return to PSG. Plus, they preview the upcoming clash between Man City and Chelsea.

  • Mourinho's Tottenham Blueprint

    Nov 21 2019

    Sid Lowe joins the FC crew to breakdown what Mourinho can do to reverse Tottenham's fortunes and whether Gareth Bale's time at Real Madrid has come to an end.

  • Making Sense of Mourinho

    Nov 21 2019

    Mark Ogden joins the FC crew to discuss if Jose Mourinho is the right fit for Tottenham, what's next for Mauricio Pochettino and weigh in on the FC 100 list.

  • Caught Offside: Poch out EMERGENCY POD

    Nov 20 2019

    The boys come together for an emergency pod as Mauricio Pochettino is sacked by Tottenham Hotspur. Was it warranted? Is it the end of an era? Is Mourinho really the answer?? All that and more...

  • Spurs Sack Pochettino

    Nov 20 2019

    The FC crew react to the shocking news of Tottenham's decision to sack Mauricio Pochettino and question if Jose Mourinho is a good fit to replace him.

  • Serie Awesome: Italy find winning formula

    Nov 19 2019

    Mina and Nicky are joined by Stewart Robson to discuss Roberto Mancini's system for success, who should start up front for the Azzuri and what Ronaldo's injury means for Juve.

  • Who Are EURO 2020 Favorites?

    Nov 18 2019

    Frank Leboeuf joins the show to discuss who has the best chance to win EURO 2020. Plus the crew debate if Ronaldo should have played for Portugal with his injury.

  • Gab and Juls: England remain untested

    Nov 18 2019

    Julien Laurens is joined by Stewart Robson to discuss England's form going into Euro 2020, Finland's miracle qualification and look at the rest of the Euro 2020 ramifications.

  • Ronaldo's Fitness Woes

    Nov 18 2019

    The FC crew discuss the repercussions of Cristiano Ronaldo's recent fitness issues and analyze the latest transfer rumors involving Neymar and Paul Pogba.

  • U.S. Finally Showing Progress?

    Nov 17 2019

    The FC crew break down the USMNT's bounce back victory over Canada and what it means going forward. Plus Germany and Netherlands punch tickets to EURO 2020.

  • Bale Prefers Wales

    Nov 15 2019

    The FC crew discuss why Gareth Bale prefers to play with Wales over Real Madrid and break down Brazil's struggles since winning Copa America.

  • More Tickets Punched

    Nov 15 2019

    Frank Leboeuf and Stewart Robson join the show to discuss Ronaldo's hat trick against Lithuania as well as England and France officially qualifying for EURO 2020.

  • Mbappe's Madrid Move

    Nov 13 2019

    Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens join the show to discuss Mbappe's potential record move to Real Madrid. Plus, Cristiano Ronaldo trains with Portugal despite health concerns.

  • Turmoil in the English Squad

    Nov 12 2019

    Sid Lowe and Frank Lebouef join the FC Crew to discuss the bust-up between Gomez and Sterling. Sid also sticks around to discuss Barcelona's reliance on Messi.

  • Serie Awesome: Time to start worrying about Cristiano Ronaldo?

    Nov 12 2019

    Mina Rzouki, Gab Marcotti and Nicky Bandini assess Cristiano Ronaldo's early exit vs. Milan, the fallout from Napoli's player mutiny, Inter's comeback against Verona and more.

  • Should City be salty?

    Nov 12 2019

    The FC crew are joined by Gab Marcotti and Don Hutchison to discuss the role of VAR in Liverpool's win over Man City. Plus, is Sarri and Ronaldo's relationship on the rocks?

  • Gab and Juls: Liverpool's Title To Lose

    Nov 11 2019

    Gab and Juls dissect every angle of Liverpool's win over Man City, talk Bayern's win over Dortmund, and go through quick hits including Arsenal's woes and Messi's brilliance.

  • Caught Offside: Seattle win the Cup and Liverpool "win the league"

    Nov 11 2019

    It's a huge Monday pod as the boys recap Seattle's MLS Cup Final win over Toronto and Liverpool's statement win over Man City. Plus, a rational VAR discussion (yes, it can be done).

  • Liverpool Win A Thriller

    Nov 11 2019

    The FC crew discuss Liverpool's dramatic win over Man City, including a few controversial calls. Plus, Dybala lifts Juventus and Seattle claim MLS glory.

  • Lewandowski Lights Up Der Klassiker

    Nov 10 2019

    The FC crew breaks down Bayern's dominating display over Dortmund. Plus, Messi dazzles once more and both the MLS Cup Final and Liverpool v City are previewed.

  • The Game to Decide the League?

    Nov 09 2019

    The FC crew preview the biggest match of the Premier League season, Liverpool vs Man City. Plus, Gab Marcotti joins to discuss Xhaka sitting out vs Leicester.

  • Wenger Out Of Bayern Running

    Nov 08 2019

    The FC crew discuss Bayern Munich's decision to not pursue Arsene Wenger, analyze Arsenal's rough run of late and preview Liverpool and Manchester City's Premier League clash.

  • Serie Awesome: Is Conte Out Of Hand?

    Nov 07 2019

    Mina Rzouki and Nicky Bandini are joined by Stewart Robson to discuss Antonio Conte's rants, Napoli struggling with a player revolt, Atalanta's UCL chances and more.

  • Caught Offside: Champions League and MLS Cup Final

    Nov 07 2019

    It's a monster pod as Jon Champion joins to preview MLS Cup and we gauge the temperature in both Toronto and Seattle ahead of the final. Plus, a full Champions League recap as Chelsea and Ajax play out a stunner.

  • Man City's Injury Issues

    Nov 07 2019

    Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to assess the impact of Ederson's injury in Man City's draw against Atalanta. Plus, can Maurizio Sarri coach Juventus out of their funk?

  • Pandemonium at Stamford Bridge

    Nov 06 2019

    The FC crew discuss a wild 4-4 draw between Ajax and Chelsea, how Barcelona's attack continues to struggle and Borussia Dortmund's come-from-behind victory over Inter Milan.

  • Time To Rethink VAR?

    Nov 04 2019

    Ian Darke joins the FC crew to examine the future of VAR in the Premier League, look ahead to Liverpool's match with Man City, discuss if Leicester can finish top 4 and more.

  • Gab and Juls: Who's Ready for Liverpool vs Man City?

    Nov 04 2019

    Gab and Juls look at Liverpool and Man City's dramatic wins, and what it means for their upcoming clash. Plus, Niko Kovac gets sacked, Real Sociedad top La Liga and more.

  • What's Next for Bayern Munich?

    Nov 03 2019

    The FC crew discuss what's next for Bayern Munich after they parted ways with Niko Kovac and more VAR controversy in Everton-Tottenham.

  • European Giants Fall

    Nov 03 2019

    The FC crew break down Barcelona's shocking loss, Man United's poor result and Pulisic's strong performance. Plus, Gab Marcotti's discusses Bayern Munich's defensive disaster.

  • Arsenal's Xhaka-strophic Decision

    Nov 01 2019

    The FC crew discuss Unai Emery's decision to leave Granit Xhaka out of the Arsenal lineup this weekend and whether Mesut Ozil should be included.

  • Arsenal's Breaking Point?

    Oct 31 2019

    The FC crew discuss Arsenal's recent troubles and what it'll take for them to recover. Plus, the Neymar to Barcelona saga returns.

  • Caught Offside: Upsets in MLS and EFL Cup madness

    Oct 31 2019

    We have our MLS Cup Final matchup! So how exactly did Seattle and Toronto get past their heavily favored opposition? Plus, Liverpool and Arsenal give us a classic in the Cup.

  • End of the Road for Emery?

    Oct 30 2019

    Julien Laurens and Frank Leboeuf join the crew to discuss Arsenal's loss to Liverpool in the Carabao Cup, and whether Unai Emery's time as Arsenal manager has come to an end.

  • Gab and Juls: Racism in Football

    Oct 30 2019

    Gab Marcotti speaks with Piara Powar of Fare, an anti-discrimination organization, to discuss UEFA's punishment against Bulgaria for racism in their match against England.

  • Has VAR Gone Too Far?

    Oct 30 2019

    Peter Walton explains the latest VAR controversies in the Premier League. Plus,the crew discuss Lionel Messi's masterclass for Barcelona.

  • Serie Awesome: Can Atalanta pull a Leicester?

    Oct 29 2019

    Nicky Bandini, Mina Rzouki and Gab Marcotti discuss Matthijs de Ligt's form, Antonio Conte's excuses and Atalanta's title push.

  • Can Chelsea Continue?

    Oct 28 2019

    The ESPN FC crew discuss Chelsea's surprising run of good form, Granit Xhaka's controversial exit and the biggest questions looming from the Premier League weekend.

  • Gab and Juls: Should Spurs Switch It Up?

    Oct 28 2019

    Gab and Juls are joined by Mark Ogden and Eduardo Fernandez-Abascal to discuss Spurs' struggles, Granada's surprising start and why VAR isn't working in the Premier League.

  • Caught Offside: Dest, Pulisic, EPL news, MLS playoffs and more

    Oct 28 2019

    Twas our Dest-iny... Dest-ination USA... No longer Dest-itute... Pun lovers and USMNT lovers unite! Sergino chooses US! Plus, Christian Pulisic with one of the great "you like me" moments of all time, Liverpool raise the CO Cup, Bob Bradley lashes out and more!

  • Reds Triumph Over Tottenham

    Oct 27 2019

    The FC crew breaks down Liverpool's spirited comeback win against Spurs while Arsenal slip against Crystal Palace. Plus, Mbappe and PSG run rampant.

  • Pulisic Makes His Mark

    Oct 26 2019

    The FC crew analyze Christian Pulisic's standout performance in Chelsea's victory over Burnley. Plus, Juventus drop points in Serie A while Inter can't take advantage.

  • Vela, LAFC cruise past Zlatan, LA Galaxy

    Oct 25 2019

    The FC crew discuss LAFC's dismantling of LA Galaxy in the playoffs, Zlatan Ibrahimovic's disparaging comments toward MLS, and Leicester City's drubbing of Southampton.

  • Arsenal's Ozil Problem

    Oct 24 2019

    The FC crew discuss Mesut Ozil's absence from Arsenal's Europa League squad, Stewart Robson's top 5 players in the world, and Shaka Hislop's Power Rankings.

  • Caught Offside: Champions League and MLS

    Oct 24 2019

    It's Caught Offside Cup week meaning JJ has to dampen whatever joy Andrew may have taken from Tottenham's 5-0 Champions League win. Plus, MLS' postseason ratchets up and your "generic local news anchor" has a congratulatory message for a US Soccer star.

  • Serie Awesome: How far can Inter Milan go?

    Oct 24 2019

    Nicky Bandini, Mina Rzouki and Gab Marcotti discuss Inter Milan's 2-0 victory over Dortmund, and ask if they have what it takes to progress in the Champions League.

  • Chelsea's Coming of Age

    Oct 23 2019

    Frank Leboeuf joins the FC crew to discuss Chelsea's impressive win against Ajax, Inter Milan's lackluster performance, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic's future.

  • Mbappe, Sterling Shine in UCL

    Oct 22 2019

    Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Juventus' comeback win, Kylian Mbappe's historic hat trick, and Man City and Tottenham's 5-star performances in the Champions League.

  • Arsenal Cut By Blades

    Oct 21 2019

    Mark Ogden joins to discuss Arsenal's directionless performance against Sheffield and whether Unai Emery's reign is coming to an end. Also, Ask the Ref returns.

  • Caught Offside: MLS postseason and EPL review

    Oct 21 2019

    So much to get to: United break Liverpool's streak, the Union get their signature moment, single elimination gets full applause and much much more.

  • Gab and Juls: Is Zidane's Next Game Make or Break?

    Oct 21 2019

    Mark Ogden joins Gab and Juls to break down Liverpool's draw with Man United. Plus, Graham Hunter weighs in on Real Madrid's woes and if Zinedine Zidane's job is in jeopardy.

  • VAR Snaps Liverpool's Streak

    Oct 20 2019

    The FC crew discuss Manchester United and Liverpool's dramatic draw and focus in on VAR's issues in the Premier League this season.

  • Barca Back on Top

    Oct 20 2019

    The FC crew break down Barcelona and Real Madrid's filp in the La Liga standings. Plus, Man City return to form and Tottenham drop more points.

  • Tussle at Old Trafford

    Oct 18 2019

    The FC crew discuss the once-classic battle between Manchester United and Liverpool, and Manchester City's title chances. Plus, Herculez Gomez previews the MLS playoffs.

  • A Lopsided Rivalry

    Oct 17 2019

    Mark Ogden joins to preview what is one of the most one-sided Liverpool v Man United match-ups in recent memory. Plus rumors of Jose Mourinho to Tottenham gains steam.

  • USMNT's Disaster in Canada

    Oct 16 2019

    Herculez Gomez joins to assess the United States' first loss in Canada in over 30 years. Plus, Sid Lowe shares an update on the chances La Liga will reschedule El Clasico.

  • Caught Offside: USMNT... ugh

    Oct 16 2019

    Stop me when it feels like you've heard this before... the boys discuss another bad night for the US Men. Bobby Warshaw joins to share his thoughts on the game and get us ready for MLS' postseason as well. Plus, an international Wheel of Football and more.

  • Serie Awesome: Predicting Italy's Best XI

    Oct 16 2019

    Gab, Mina and Nicky discuss Italy's qualification for Euro 2020, Stefano Pioli's Milan bow and ask how Stefano Sensi has quietly become one of Serie A's most exciting players.

  • Spain Secure EURO Spot

    Oct 15 2019

    Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss Spain qualifying for the Euros, if Italy have closed the gap with Europe's best, and the fallout in Bulgaria.

  • Racism Overshadows England Win

    Oct 14 2019

    The FC Crew discuss the racist incidents that tarnished England's win over Bulgaria, Neymar's latest injury setback and how it impacts PSG.

  • Gab and Juls: Travel Troubles With England Fans

    Oct 14 2019

    Mark Ogden joins Gab and Juls to discuss the culture surrounding England fan's antics when traveling. Plus, James Horncastle weighs in on Marco Giampaolo's exit at Milan.

  • Alex Morgan and Kelley O'Hara

    Oct 14 2019

    World Cup Champs Week kicks off with two-time World Cup champions and Olympic gold medalists Alex Morgan and Kelley O'Hara. The two friends share stories from their latest World Cup win, talk about the USWNT's continued fight for equal pay and showcase an unabashed love of donuts.