The Totally Football Show with James Richardson

James Richardson and the Totally Football Show team are here three times a week for the 2020/21 season. On Mondays, it's the Premier League; on Tuesdays, we're all about Europe; and on Thursdays, we'll wrap up everything from midweek and look ahead to the weekend


  • Fishy transaction

    Mar 01 2021

    The old board at Barcelona, including Bartomeu, are arrested regarding financial issues. Meanwhile Inter look unstoppable in Serie A but their owners Suning have ceased operations.There’s further mutiny at Schalke, which sees Christian Gross and numerous staff sacked, while Leipzig stay on Bayern’s tail at the top of the table.In France, there’s a new manager and a new president at Marseille. And the best title race in Europe with 4 points separating the top 4.And Yordi Yamali joins us to detail...more

  • Cartoon musical notes

    Mar 01 2021

    Chelsea and Man United deliver another 0-0. Which means Man City go 12 points clear at the top of the table with their 20th win in a row against West Ham, showcasing possibly the best bench ever.Spurs and Arsenal are victorious with Bale and Willian beginning to redeem themselves, while Leicester’s Champions League place looks under threat under the weight of injuries.Brighton push the boundaries of wastefulness and jump the shark against West Brom. As does referee Lee Mason with his whistle. We...more

  • The limits of knowledge about football

    Feb 25 2021

    Man City make it 19 wins in a row with victory over Monchengladbach. Next up, 4th placed West Ham. Has Pep Guardiola solved football? And is Joao Cancelo a contender for player of the year?Thomas Tuchel continues his unbeaten start as Chelsea manager after beating Atletico. What does Joao Felix make of all of this?Villa revisit Leeds at Elland Road, as do we. Dyche and Mourinho go shopping. Plus we talk Pele, Kasami and the state of non-league. RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Cancelo culture (01m 30s...more

  • Unconscious human traits

    Feb 22 2021

    Inter are victorious in the Milan derby, led by a rampant Romelu Lukaku. Is it their Scudetto to lose?Bayern lose at Eintracht Frankfurt to inject new life into Leipzig and the Bundesliga title race. Next up for the Bavarians, it’s Ciro Immobile’s Lazio in the Champions League.Atletico lose for only the second time this season, as Levante leave Madrid with all 3 points. Are Simeone’s side there for the taking by Chelsea this week?We also look ahead to the mouth-watering clash between Atalanta &a...more

  • Everybody needs a little time away

    Feb 22 2021

    West Ham are in the top 4 and are the top team in London. The Hammers beat Spurs with David Moyes building a team in his own image and Jose Mourinho offering diminishing returnsEverton win at Anfield for the first time in 22 years. Has the pandemic accelerated the end of a great Liverpool team?Chelsea remain unbeaten under their new manager. But was Thomas Tuchel right to single out Callum Hudson-Odoi by subbing a sub?Fulham try to provide some tension this season in the relegation fight as we d...more

  • Ultimate football destroyer

    Feb 18 2021

    The return of the Champions League provides another rude awakening for Barcelona as PSG run wild at the Camp Nou. And 2021 looks to be pointing towards a changing of the guard from Ronaldo v Messi to Mbappe v Haaland.Liverpool get back to winning ways against Leipzig. Who will win a Merseyside derby with top 4 implications on Saturday?Speaking of the top 4, who will come out on top as Moyes faces Mourinho on Sunday? And with Man City going 10 points clear at the top of the table, does this team ...more

  • Your body’s passing you a bill

    Feb 15 2021

    Barcelona take on a Neymar-less PSG with memories of the 2017 Remontada still lingering. Will this be Lionel Messi’s last hurrah in a Barca shirt?Will a vulnerable Liverpool be able to cope with Nagelsmann and the Leipzig press? It could be Dayot Upamecano’s last European tie with Red Bull as he’s off to Bayern.Also on the move in the Bundesliga is Marco Rose, who will leave Monchengladbach in the summer to become Dortmund manager. Meanwhile Milan lose the leadership of Serie A after a shock def...more

  • The world’s saddest victory parade

    Feb 15 2021

    Jimbo, Carl Anka, Daniel Storey and Charlie Eccleshare look back on huge wins for Fulham, Manchester City and Arsenal. Plus: more misery for Klopp and Mourinho; Brendan Rodgers’ special sauce and who is the Brazilian Kevin Nolan?RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Goals and goalkeeping mares of the weekend (01m 20s)• PART 1b: Everton 0 - 2 Fulham (05m 30s)• PART 1c: West Brom 1 - 1 United (10m 00s) • PART 1d: Southampton 1 - 2 Wolves (16m 00s) • PART 2: Arsenal 4 - 2 Leeds - and Willian’s unappreciated ge...more

  • Gareth Bale's feelings

    Feb 11 2021

    Joining Jimbo on the show this Thursday is Duncan Alexander, Dom Fifield, and Karen Carney as they review the FA Cup 5th round including that humdinger at Goodison. Plus there's footballing Son and sons, studs, and what exactly was Jimbo's first TV job?RUNNING ORDERPART 1 - Welcome (00.00)PART 2a - Everton 5-4 Spurs (02.00)PART 2b - Swansea 1-3 Man City (13.00)PART 2c - FA Cup 5th round round up (15.00)PART 3a - Man City v Spurs preview (18.00)PART 3b - West Brom v Man Utd (22.00)  PART 4a - Lei...more

  • A blond robot with no feelings

    Feb 09 2021

    The European crew assemble! Jimbo is joined by Rafa Honigstein, James Horncastle, Julien Laurens and Alvaro Romeo to look back on a disastrous weekends for Dortmund and Marseilles. Plus: More Messi to PSG rumours; Graziano Pelle returns to Serie A; and Zlatan, Pandev, Gignac and a celebration of golden oldies in Europe and beyond RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Performance of the Weekend with Paddy Power (03m 30s)• PART 1b: Gignac, Zlatan and the golden oldies (15m 30s)• PART 1c: A big weekend for Juv...more

  • This is dead. This is over

    Feb 08 2021

    Jimbo is joined by Daniel Storey, Michael Cox and Sasha Goryunov as they review Man City’s 4-1 win over Liverpool, their first victory at Anfield since 2003, a thriller between Manchester United and Everton and a look ahead to the FA Cup 5th Round.RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Weekend round-up (03m 00s)• PART 1b: Liverpool 1 - 4 Manchester City (04m 10s)• PART 2a: Manchester United 3-3 Everton (20m 20s)  • PART 2b: Soucek red & Spurs win over West Brom (25m 20s) • PART 3a: Newcastle 3-2 Southamp...more

  • Interchangeable people from Northampton called Mike or Kevin

    Feb 04 2021

    Jimbo is joined by Rory Smith, Faye Carruthers and Duncan Alexander to look ahead to Liverpool’s potentially season-defining game against Man City after their home defeat to Brighton. Plus: United put nine past Saints; Jesse Lingard off to a flier at West Ham; and the madness in MarseillesRUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Midweek round-up (03m 30s)• PART 1b: United 9 - 0 Southampton (04m 50s)• PART 1c: Everton bounce back (14m 20s) • PART 2a: Brighton beat Liverpool - with City next for the Reds (18m 30...more

  • Seven shots on target

    Feb 01 2021

    Details of Lionel Messi’s contract are leaked to the press, with Messi pocketing an estimated half a billion Euros. With Barcelona in dire financial straits, what’s the future for Messi and for the club?In France, Marseille ultras riot and storm the training ground in a violent protest against the president. Plus PSG lose, as Mbappe continues to do a bad Neymar impression.Real Madrid lose to Levante while leaders Atletico look unstoppable. And Wolfsburg are Champions League contenders in Germany...more

  • Caught in the squeeze

    Feb 01 2021

    Brighton earn their first home win of the season in the Premier League by beating Tottenham on Sunday night. Without Harry Kane, how will Mourinho’s Spurs cope with Tuchel’s Chelsea this week? And does Gareth Bale have anything left to offer?Liverpool look back to their best as Mo Salah scores a goal of the season contender at West Ham. Are they no longer afraid, as they prepare for Man City next weekend?Jack Lang joins us to discuss a big weekend in Brazil for Palmeiras and Chapecoense.Plus the...more

  • Extracting gold from rocks

    Jan 28 2021

    Manchester United’s title hopes are dealt a blow by Sheffield United who win at Old Trafford. Could the greatest of great escapes be on?Next up for United, it’s Arsenal on Saturday. Are the resurgent Gunners set for a top 4 finish?Or will it be David Moyes returning to the Champions League with West Ham? And will Man City leave everyone else behind in the title race?Thomas Tuchel’s first game in charge of Chelsea produces lots of passes but no goals. Hear why you should forget about the idea of ...more

  • So brief but so intense

    Jan 26 2021

    Thomas Tuchel is set to fill the vacancy left by Lampard at Stamford Bridge. Will his coaching skills allow him to succeed at Chelsea where Frank failed?Atalanta do Atalanta things to leaders AC Milan at San Siro. Dortmund are dealt another blow by possibly their future manager Marco Rose. Could they miss out on the Champions League?Speaking of which, the panel get stuck into the European Super League. Will it ever happen? Who’s the driving force? Barcelona could really use the money.Plus Neymar...more

  • Concede a goal to a coffee cup

    Jan 25 2021

    Manchester United knock out Liverpool in a ding-dong battle at Old Trafford, thanks to Fernandes. And the sensational Shaw. It’s another defeat for Liverpool but were there positives for Klopp?The holders Arsenal are out but Martin Odegaard is on the way in. Is he the antidote to Willian? And how big will Brighton v Fulham this week be in determining who stays in the Premier League?We dip back 26 years to Cantona’s kung-fu kick at Selhurst Park and revel in this weekend’s long throws. Plus Pope,...more

  • Pathetic beyond adequate description

    Jan 21 2021

    Leicester beat Chelsea in a match summed up by the panel as well-coached versus not well-coached. Does Frank Lampard know what’s going wrong?Man United stay top of the table. Is Solskjaer’s laid-back style and man management helping United and Paul Pogba flourish?Next up for United, it’s Liverpool in the FA Cup. Does Klopp need to go strong to play his players into form? And will it be a weekend to remember for Wycombe, Blackpool and Doncaster?Plus James Maddison’s interviews and Landon Donovan’...more

  • Like a flower put back in water

    Jan 19 2021

    Celebrations in the Basque country as Athletic Bilbao win the Spanish Super Cup in a thriller against Barcelona, with Lionel Messi sent off for the first time in his club career.Inter Milan are victorious in the Derby d’Italia as Pirlo gets schooled by Conte.Even after a bad week for Bayern, all their rivals slipped up. Except Union Berlin.Plus Brexit’s impact on transfers and misery for Marseille under AVB.RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Moment of the weekend (02m 00s)• PART 2: Athletic beat Barca to...more

  • Chinny reckon

    Jan 18 2021

    Man City pummel Palace on Sunday night. Were we too quick to write Pep and his side off? Are they the clear title favourites now?Liverpool and Manchester Utd produce a goalless draw, with the panel losing faith in a fatigued Firmino. Or that we’ll ever see van de Beek.What’s behind the Wolves slump? Are they being dragged into a relegation fight? And will Brighton be OK?The pod also reminisces about the remarkable life of Jimmy Hill as part of a landmark On This Day. And James Horncastle gives u...more

  • Battle of the sixes

    Jan 14 2021

    The top two clash in the Premier League as Liverpool host Manchester United. Will the Reds knock Ole’s men off their perch? Will it boil down to a battle between Paul Pogba (passing university) versus a Thiago inexplicably making his home debut.Elsewhere, it’s the first Black Country derby in 9 years, enough to make any Wolves fan who remembers the last one nervous.Duncan makes the argument that Sheffield United can stay up. Because of vibes more so than numbers. Meanwhile Fulham are having fun ...more

  • Get home early

    Jan 11 2021

    It’s a big weekend in the Bundesliga as Schalke win for the first time in almost a year. And Monchengladbach come from 2-0 down to beat Bayern. But is Marco Rose destined for Dortmund?In Italy, Inter v Juve looms large on the horizon. While in Spain, Storm Filomena and the snow played havoc with La Liga.The top three in France are separated by just two points, while AVB and Payet aren’t getting along at Marseille.Michiel Jongsma joins us to react to Ajax’s draw with PSV, with Roger Schmidt and y...more

  • Bonfire night vibe

    Jan 11 2021

    There’s no fairy-tale in Crosby but Crawley stun Leeds while Newport give Brighton an almighty scare. Meanwhile Villa and Derby are both forced to play the under 18s. Is it potentially damaging to play men against boys?The Premier League returns in midweek with Manchester United having the chance to go top. And can Sheffield United win their first league game of the season against struggling Newcastle?Plus the WSL’s Covid controversy, River Plate’s last stand and Sasha’s goalkeeping coach.RUNNIN...more

  • Charlie Bananas

    Jan 07 2021

    8th tier Marine host Tottenham in statistically the biggest mismatch in FA Cup history. The Athletic’s Simon Hughes, former Marine mascot and ball-boy, gives us the latest from Crosby.Also there’s Crawley v Leeds (Yems v Bielsa) and Big Sam goes back to Blackpool.The Carabao Cup final is set and stone – Tottenham will take on Manchester City in April. The pod shows some appreciation for the Dias-Stones partnership.Plus red squirrel wood and the importance of Henderson to Liverpool.RUNNING ORDER:...more

  • Mainz set

    Jan 05 2021

    The pod is very excited about Milan v Juventus this coming midweek as the only unbeaten team in the top 5 leagues take on Pirlo, Ronaldo & co.The Bundesliga is back with Bayern again conceding first but powering to victory, while Dortmund welcome Haaland back to the team and Sancho back to the scoresheet. And Tasmania Berlin fans are worried about losing their place in infamy.Athletic Bilbao play Barcelona in La Liga this week, with new manager Marcelino at the helm after the shock sacking o...more

  • Karl Power moment

    Jan 04 2021

    Manchester City are at their scintillating best at Stamford Bridge, putting Frank Lampard under pressure with The Athletic reporting that Chelsea are looking at alternatives. Would it make sense to fire him? Did it make sense to hire him? And has he found himself in a Jurassic Park scenario at Stamford Bridge?Meanwhile is it time to call Man United title challengers? Or are they just really good at winning penalties?Kane and Son shine for Spurs, as do Saka and Tierney for Arsenal. But it’s Ebere...more

  • Beautiful audacity

    Dec 30 2020

    From a year like no other, we present our highlights of 2020. From banality to Bertrand Traore.The panel are excited about Man Utd against Aston Villa on New Year’s Day, with Villa fast becoming one of our favourite teams to watch.Mourinho takes on the anti-Mourinho in Marcelo Bielsa. Leeds can’t be ignored and nor can Jack Harrison.Sheffield United have had the worst start ever but are they the worst team ever? Are they even the worst team in the Premier League?The Athletic’s Andy Jones fills u...more

  • You can’t have too many Leos

    Dec 28 2020

    Thomas Tuchel is sacked in Paris on Christmas Eve, to be replaced by Mauricio Pochettino. Was he hard done by? Or is he destined to always fall out with the hierarchy? And can Pochettino impose his pressing style on PSG?He’s not the only managerial mover. Schalke have hired Christian Gross of tube ticket fame. And after 27 years out of club management, Nantes have appointed former France coach and star sign enthusiast Raymond Domenech.In Italy, Milan are still unbeaten and Andrea Pirlo’s Juventu...more

  • Push the swag

    Dec 21 2020

    Bayern go top of the Bundesliga but the headlines surround Leroy Sane the subbed sub. And are Dortmund already on the verge of crisis under their caretaker?Lille are top of Ligue 1 but both organisations could be in dire financial straits. Meanwhile Karim Benzema – the greatest French striker ever?Speaking of Benzema, are we veering towards a two-horse title race in Spain between Atletico and Real.And in Serie A, we saw the fastest goal ever and Napoli returning to retiro. RUNNING ORDER:  • PART...more

  • Fallible, awkward, uncomfortable

    Dec 21 2020

    We have both sides of the divide on Saturday at Selhurst Park – Liverpool run riot over Crystal Palace winning 7-0. Can anyone keep pace or are the champions about to disappear into the distance?Man United hammer Leeds 6-2 at Old Trafford, in a game that almost has pundits waxing lyrical about the losers more than the winners. But given United’s squad depth, are they viable title contenders?Are Arsenal in a relegation fight? What makes them so painful to watch and so easy to ply against?Plus we ...more

  • Weasel eleven

    Dec 17 2020

    Liverpool win it late against Tottenham in a game that Jose Mourinho thought Spurs deserved to win. And a game where Curtis Jones turns in an Iniesta-ish performance.Next up for Spurs, it’s Leicester, undone by Everton’s cupboard approach. The Toffees now host Arteta’s struggling Arsenal. We ask if Aubameyang is a suitable skipper? It’s all change at the Hawthorns as West Brom sack Slaven Bilic and appoint Sam Allardyce. Does Big Sam offer a guarantee of survival?Plus our favourite types of goal...more

  • I am the king of the capital

    Dec 14 2020

    PSG will play Barcelona in a rematch of the 2017 remontada, it’s Nagelsmann v Klopp, plus Lewandowski v Immobile in the Champions League in 2021.Dortmund bid farewell to Lucien Favre after a 5-1 thrashing by Stuttgart – Rafa explains why he was always a cultural misfit at the club.Real Madrid beat Atletico in the derby. The first Liga defeat of the season for Simeone’s side, but does he have problems brewing with Felix and Suarez?Plus Papu wants out at Atalanta, Deportivo’s ultimate indignity an...more

  • Ten points for a win

    Dec 14 2020

    Arsenal suffer their 4th successive home defeat as Burnley win at the Emirates for the first time ever. Are we approaching the end for Mikel Arteta? Has staff upheaval off the field affected morale on it?Next up for the Gunners, it’s high-flying Southampton, with the Van Dijk-esque Vestergaard and the soon to be in demand Hasenhuttl.Liverpool and Tottenham both drop points in London on Sunday, ahead of their meeting at Anfield on Wednesday. Will Mourinho go for the jugular against the depleted c...more

  • Be a terrible boyfriend

    Dec 10 2020

    United crash out of the Champions League after another slow start in Leipzig. So we’re fully expecting a Manchester derby win for Solskjaer and co on Saturday. Despite all the Paul Pogba drama.There’s positive action from a very negative situation as PSG & Basaksehir walk off after the 4th official is accused of using a racist term towards Basaksehir assistant coach Pierre Webo.Bielsa names his Leeds team in advance which Natalie explains isn’t that big a deal outside of England. While Dunca...more

  • L’agence tous risques

    Dec 07 2020

    Leipzig host Manchester United in a pivotal final fixture, with the Germans fresh from an exhilarating draw with Bayern Munich.It’s been a bad week for Barcelona. They’re not getting points and they’re not getting paid. So what are the chances of Messi and Neymar ending up back together in Paris?James Horncastle is worried about Juventus under Pirlo. Will there be kicks between Real Madrid and Monchengladbach to knock out Inter?Plus the French A-Team. And Balotelli, Boateng & Berlusconi – to...more

  • Tough double whammy

    Dec 07 2020

    Spurs stay top after another North London derby win. The panel hail Harry Kane, Son and of course Tottenham, channelling Inter 2010. But how worried should Arsenal fans be about Aubameyang, Willian and Arteta’s gameplan?Man United once again turn up after half-time in their victory at West Ham. Is Solskjaer like Zidane or Deschamps in that he has too much talent at his disposal to go too far wrong? Or is the super-sub now a super subber?Rafa Honigstein gives us the latest on Leipzig after their ...more

  • Difficult atmosphere

    Dec 03 2020

    Man United’s Champions League destiny hangs in the balance after defeat at home to PSG. Did Solskjaer make one of the strangest managerial decisions ever? And looking at the negatives for PSG, is Kylian Mbappe regressing?David Moyes’ high-flying West Ham host United next. Benji Lanyado wonders if fans being back in the London Stadium could be a bad thing.Speaking of the Moyesiah, has he left his imprint on Arteta, whose Arsenal side face table-toppers Tottenham in the North London derby.We reliv...more

  • Mirror image

    Dec 01 2020

    Jimbo, James Horncastle, Rafa Honigstein Julien Laurens and Alvaro Romeo look ahead to the crucial Matchday 5 in the Champions League. Can Real avoid another slip up? Are Inter going to embarrass themselves again? How uncomfortable will Ajax make things for Liverpool? Plus, is there really a title race in Ligue 1 - and just why was a game called off in the Maltese Premier League?RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1: Euro headlines, Diego tributes and other Moments of the Weekend (02m 00s)• PART 2a: Shakhtar ...more

  • Sepia tinted

    Nov 30 2020

    Does the turnaround win at Southampton represent a turning point for Manchester United? Did Chelsea’s 0-0 with Spurs show the maturity of both sides?We dive into the issues raised by Jurgen Klopp after Liverpool’s draw with Brighton. Namely TV deals and the need for 5 substitutes. Are there certain clubs in the Premier League out of sync with the rest of Europe?Is there a crisis of confidence amongst all the strikers at the bottom end of the table?Plus the panel are loving Wolves and Leeds. And ...more

  • Replacing St Paul

    Nov 26 2020

    On a momentous week, Jimbo is joined by Karen Carney, Rory Smith and Adrian Clarke after the passing of Diego Maradona.The football world mourns the loss of a player who inspired more devotion than any other in the game’s history. We discuss Maradona’s legacy. And we hear about Adrian’s encounter with Diego in his pyjamas.The Premier League weekend is headlined by Chelsea v Spurs – Lampard v Mourinho. A top of the table clash which could be a coin toss?Elsewhere has Pep lost his spark at Man Cit...more

  • Monaco fan banter

    Nov 23 2020

    Leipzig are looking to do the double over Paris Saint-Germain. Along with defeat at Monaco on Friday, are PSG set for Thursday night football?Erling Haaland scores 4 – is he going to another level? Was his performance against Hertha Berlin striking perfection? And who’s the 16-year-old challenging him for the headlines?A Zlatan inspired Milan stay top but their star man could be out for a while. It’s a make or break week for Real Madrid and Inter in the Champions League. Is it Atletico’s year in...more

  • Inside the actors studio

    Nov 23 2020

    Liverpool dismantle Leicester, despite some very big name absentees. Is Klopp’s system king? Tottenham are top of the table after a statement victory over Man City? Does Mourinho have his mojo back? And is De Bruyne trying to run the show solo for City?Elsewhere the bottom 4 is fully formed. Plus we revisit Ali Dia’s dalliance with Southampton. And an epic Orlando shootout.RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Liverpool 3-0 Leicester (02m 30s)• PART 1b: Tottenham 2-0 Man City (09m 00s) • PART 2a: Newcastle...more

  • Existential red card

    Nov 19 2020

    The international week was headlined by Spain’s shocking 6-0 win over Germany in the Nations League. Is it time for Germany to pull the trigger and replace Joachim Low. Rafael Honigstein shares his thoughts.In the Premier League, are Leicester destined to end Liverpool’s long unbeaten home run? Will we see an attacking Mourinho up against a defensive Guardiola as Spurs face Man City? And which Premier League side is the unluckiest team in world football?Plus why exactly have Ryan Reynolds & ...more

  • Finding Jack Charlton

    Nov 16 2020

    Finding Jack Charlton chronicles the life and extraordinary career of the World Cup winner and the former Republic of Ireland manager.  The film details the most successful period in Irish football history, as well as exploring Charlton’s relationship with the press, his brother and players like Paul McGrath.Plus was Charlton tactically ahead of his time? And to what extent did this Englishman restore pride and self-esteem to people in Ireland?  SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC FOR £1 A WEEK:• theathleti...more

  • High quality conversational value

    Nov 16 2020

    Belgium beat England 2-0 to end their hopes of winning the Nations League. Is the tide turning on Gareth Southgate or is he just a victim of his own success?They’re still celebrating in Scotland as Steve Clarke’s side qualify for the Euros. And elsewhere, it was a great weekend for San Marino, Malta and Goran Pandev.Plus Sergio Ramos’s penalty predicament, Casey Stoney and overrated goals.RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Belgium 2-0 England (03m 00s)• PART 2: Thursday night’s Euro play-offs – Scotland ...more

  • Clean and fresh

    Nov 11 2020

    Thursday night is huge for Northern Ireland against Slovakia and for Scotland in Serbia, who have gone MacGyver. Could qualification for a first major tournament in 22 years mean redemption for Steve Clarke?The panel are gagging for Grealish for England. Will we see him as a first-pick for England or is he destined to go the way of Hoddle and Le Tissier? And there's the whole sorry Greg Clarke affair.We also discuss a big WSL weekend and the most surprising transfers ever. From Robert Jarni to N...more

  • Principle of ponytail

    Nov 09 2020

    Bayern win Der Klassiker but did Dortmund give the rest of the Bundesliga hope? And who took part in El Trashico?Lionel Messi finally scores from open play while Real Madrid are thrashed 4-1 by Valencia. Just how far are they behind the European elite?Milan stay top of Serie A while Lazio are embroiled in a Covid controversy. But can Mkhitaryan and Smalling lead Roma to an unlikely title challenge?In France, Marseille win but AVB is still angry. And how do we get fans interested in this internat...more

  • The little Frenchie

    Nov 09 2020

    Man City and Liverpool share the spoils in a match-up that reignites both debates on the handball rule and the introduction of 5 substitutes.Leicester go into this international break top of the table. Why do they get their recruitment so right? And what’s to stop this being 2016 all over again?Ole Gunnar Solskjaer gets a much-needed win for Man United at Goodison Park, with the panel impressed by Bruno Fernandes and that sweeping camera.Arsenal are outplayed by a Villa side full of magicians. I...more

  • Wythenshawe’s gone now

    Nov 05 2020

    Is defeat to Basaksehir a step too far for Solskjaer in the eyes of Man United fans? Nooruddean Choudry aka Bearded Genius tells us.Man City v Liverpool headlines the Premier League weekend. Are Liverpool closer to what Klopp wants than City are to what Pep wants? And is Diogo Jota the new Ronnie Rosenthal?Plus: Reece James is the best crosser in the Premier League, Tuchel’s future at PSG, the fixture computer and backing into players across the globe.RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Champions League ...more

  • Bielefeld denier

    Nov 02 2020

    Real Madrid versus Inter and Atalanta v Liverpool are the headline acts of this European midweek, with Leipzig also facing PSG in a rematch of last season’s semi-final.We look at Lionel Messi’s rapidly declining numbers and ask if he needs to adapt his game at Barcelona. He could take a page out of Zlatan’s book, who has led the Mighty Ducks of Milan to the top of Serie A.Elsewhere, Sociedad and Sassuolo stay flying high. And AVB goes back to Porto with Marseille – will he refer to himself in th...more

  • Consolation gol

    Nov 02 2020

    Arsenal fans feel like dancing after a long-awaited win at Old Trafford. A great performance from Arteta. And Mike Dean. But was this classic Solskjaer? And should he be judged harshly for not leading a title challenge?Also how are Liverpool top of the table? James Horncastle gives us the latest from Serie A and their Champions League opponents Atalanta.Plus broken Burnley, Mourinho’s Instagram and the best scorelines in football.RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Man Utd 0-1 Arsenal (03m 00s)• PART 1b:...more

  • It’s time for the big coat

    Oct 29 2020

    It’s a diamond display from Man United who hammer Bundesliga leaders Leipzig 5-0. Next up at Old Trafford, an Arsenal side that have maybe become too structured. Time for some spontaneity? We pay tribute to Marcus Rashford – the greatest man England has ever produced – and Harry Kane – the one-man Mourinho machine. Plus disallowed hat-tricks, PPDA and what ice cream does Pep Guardiola go for? Champions Liverpool are missing defenders and host in-form West Ham. Is it finally time for a David Mo...more

  • Endemic stagnation

    Oct 27 2020

    Barca lose El Clasico and now travel to Turin to take on a Juventus side struggling for Serie A wins. Is Pirlo under pressure or does he get a free pass? Man United host Bundesliga leaders Leipzig. Will Julian Nagelsmann show his tactical superiority over Solskjaer? And as Marseille face Man City, will AVB show us how much he’s grown? Plus Michiel Jongsma is back to tell us the remarkable story of Ajax’s 13-0 win at VVV-Venlo – Atalanta beware. And the panel’s favourite ever goals seen live. ...more

  • Official board games partner

    Oct 26 2020

    Leeds’ breakout performance of the season came at Villa Park on Friday night, with Patrick Bamford appearing Bergkamp-esque. And he played the violin. What other players have secret skills? Chelsea finally tighten up at Old Trafford while leaders Everton suffer their first defeat. Has this Man City stagnation been coming? How worrying is Arsenal’s lack of creativity? Plus is football pure televisual spectacle right now? Do the fans demand more quality as a result? And this week it’s the turn ...more

  • Leaving your feet exposed

    Oct 22 2020

    How did Manchester United do it again in Paris? Was it down to the emergence of Axel Tuanzabe? Or was it down to PSG’s lack of identity and lack of teamwork? Can Gomez and Fabinho form a formidable defensive partnership for Liverpool? Is West Ham’s next trick to upset Man City at the London Stadium? The Premier League squad announcements provided many headlines - including that baffling Ozil omission. Alvaro Romeo helps break down the Real Madrid breakdown after two shock home defeats this we...more

  • Pinball machine

    Oct 19 2020

    PSG host Manchester United with memories of March 2019 still fresh. Can the Parisians exact revenge? And how close is Mbappe to becoming Ronaldo? Can Ajax overcome Liverpool? Or are the Dutch champions on a gap year? It’s not a bad time to be playing Juventus or Barcelona who are both struggling to impress under their new managers. Plus with Ibra firing Milan top of the table, how many more years of Zlatan do we have left? RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Headlines around Europe (01m 00s) • PA...more

  • Could he be any more prolific?

    Oct 19 2020

    West Ham come from 3-0 down with 8 minutes to go to rescue a point away at Tottenham. Do we credit Moyes for sticking to his guns? Everton stay top as they draw 2-2 in the Merseyside Derby. But the real story is the possible season-ending injury suffered by Virgil Van Dijk after a challenge from Jordan Pickford. Is Pickford a player without composure? And which player on the pitch has been the best in the Premier League this season? Chelsea continue to ship goals as they draw 3-3 with Southamp...more

  • The domestication of hamsters

    Oct 15 2020

    Table-topping Everton host champions Liverpool and we’ve got a bumper Merseyside derby preview with both sides of the divide. Plus hear how Calvert-Lewin is profiting from standing still. Arsenal travel to Man City - is this their best chance of a first win at a big 6 side for almost 6 years? And is it a burnt-out Pep versus a fresher Arteta?   England lose to Denmark in the Nations League – how did the Three Lions become so timid? Are Harry Kane’s injuries forcing him to reinvent himself? A...more

  • Wenger Unzipped

    Oct 14 2020

    We speak to Arsene Wenger about his new book My Life in Red and White, and indeed his life in general. From working on the farm to working at FIFA. Plus how the game might change, the highlights and lowlights of his time at Arsenal and yes – the exit of Gunnersaurus. GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/totallyfootballshow/) • find us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/thetotallyfootballshow/) • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow (http://www.twitter.com/thetotal...more

  • Hubris pie

    Oct 11 2020

    England beat the number 1 ranked team in the world but it’s a performance that leaves our panel cold. Any chance of Jack Grealish? Or players that can use their left foot? Take a bow Baraclough as Northern Ireland and Scotland are on the verge of qualification for the Euros after winning their first ever penalty shoot-outs. The Premier League goes pay-per-view while there’s Project Big Picture. Would it reform football for the better or hand over all the power to the big 6? Matt Slater has the...more

  • Transmigration of souls

    Oct 08 2020

    The panel preview the home nations in action in the Euro play-offs, via house tracks and John Delaney’s extravagant expenses. We get misty-eyed about Keegan’s resignation anniversary and Walcott returning to the South Coast. Plus what happened to England’s under 20 class of 2017? And it’s time to pay tribute to the wasted Giroud. RUNNING ORDER • PART 1: Hughton to Forest, Walcott to Southampton (02m 30s) • PART 2: Euro play-offs preview – the misadventures of John Delaney (10m 00s) • PART 3a:...more

  • The integrity of the batter

    Oct 06 2020

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Gunnersaurus, Cavani and Partey transfer news (01m 00s) • PART 1b: Juventus v No Show Napoli (08m 30s)  • PART 2a: Reaction to Barcelona’s CL draw (19m 40s) • PART 2b: More La Liga news (26m 30s)  • PART 3: Bundesliga round-up (31m 00s) • PART 4: Ligue 1 update (38m 00s) • PART 5a: Başakşehir's rapid decline - with Yordi Yamili (52m 10s) • PART 5b: CL Group of Death and the Europa League (55m 10s)  • PART 5c: Atalanta keep scoring and other Serie A stuff (57m 50...more

  • Happy eyebrow

    Oct 05 2020

    The champions are beaten 7-2 at Villa Park as Watkins, Grealish and the irrepressible Ross Barkley run wild. Will Klopp address the problem with Liverpool’s high line? Tottenham hammer Manchester United 6-1. Is there a discipline problem at Old Trafford? Is the old Mourinho back? And could a child come up with better transfer targets than the United hierarchy? David Moyes receives some overdue credit as West Ham win at Leicester, back when we thought we knew what a shock was. And just how much...more

  • Reverse Goldilocks

    Oct 01 2020

    Bielsa takes on Guardiola on Saturday. How will Leeds look to expose Man City? And will Ruben Dias be making the most high-pressure debut in Premier League history? Liverpool travel to Villa Park on Sunday – how many clubs have had a better window than the Villa? And is Everton’s Dominic Calvert-Lewin on the Harry Kane trajectory? Plus we have heated debates on handball, financial disparity and goals that made opponents look stupid. And Duncan fires up his Flip Reverse machine and enters a pa...more

  • One kicks and one bites

    Sep 29 2020

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Top Euro stories (01m 00s) • PART 1b: Hoffenheim humble Bayern (04m 10s)  • PART 2: Roma 2 - Juve 2  (13m 00s) • PART 3: Luis Suarez’s fruitful debut for Atletico Madrid (18m 30s) • PART 4: Rennes lead Ligue 1 (25m 30s) • PART 5: La Liga round-up (33m 00s) • PART 6: David Wagner sacked and other Bundesliga news (37m 50s)  • PART 7:  Serie A and Ligue 1 headlines (43m 20s)  • PART 8: The odds with Lee Price from Paddy Power (52m 20s) • PART 9: Your questions (...more

  • The Suarez future

    Sep 28 2020

    Leicester stay top with a stunning 5-2 win at the Etihad. Is Jamie Vardy underrated in terms of his football intelligence? And to what extent do City failings boil down to poor recruitment? Chelsea and Manchester United avoid a similar fate despite shipping goals aplenty. Does Lampard have enough time to blend these new signings into a cohesive unit? And are United mis-using Pogba? We’re reaching handball crisis point. The panel discuss why we can and should change the rules. Plus Alvaro Romeo...more

  • Snakeskin shoes

    Sep 24 2020

    Will the visit of Wolves be West Ham’s best chance of a Premier League win before November? And is David Moyes better off managing remotely? Plus why Crystal Palace v Everton is the game of the weekend. Liverpool take on Arsenal on Monday night, a fixture that evokes many memories – Arshavin, Owen and of course the Makita Tournament. We also discuss Ryan Reynolds's proposed takeover of Wrexham and why football shouldn’t still be going past the 10 o’clock news. RUNNING ORDER • PART 1: Goals a...more

  • Messi of the middle class

    Sep 21 2020

    Bayern continue to look unbeatable as they batter Schalke but it’s Dortmund that have us all excited with their all-English front 4. Andrea Pirlo makes a winning start to management as Juventus see off Sampdoria.  Is Aaron Ramsey set to flourish under the new coach? PSG are back to winning ways in Ligue 1 but it’s the continued controversy from Le Classique which still dominates the headlines. And in Spain, Real Madrid can’t score, unlike Iago Aspas – Liverpool laughing stock, Celta Vigo lege...more

  • Demo version of FIFA

    Sep 21 2020

    Chelsea’s really nice lads are taken apart by the champions. Liverpool’s front three have started the season on fire. And now they’ve got Thiago. Zaha refuses to sulk and rips apart Man United. Can Kane become the ultimate creator for Son and Bale? Plus why Calvert-Lewin is the new Pippo Inzaghi. And James Horncastle joins us to talk through our first glimpse of Pirloball. RUNNING ORDER • PART 1: Chelsea 0-2 Liverpool (04m 00s) • PART 2: Man Utd 1-3 Crystal Palace (18m 00s) • PART 3: Southam...more

  • It’s jealousy, Rio

    Sep 17 2020

    Tottenham are on the brink of bringing Gareth Bale back to North London. Are they getting the same player that left in 2013? Can Bale repair his reputation having become a bit of a laughing stock? Chelsea v Liverpool is the headline Premier League fixture, with the champions also signing Thiago from Bayern Munich. Is this a signing to help Liverpool attack the title?  David Preece joins us to debate the major goalkeeping issues of the week – is Kepa being unfairly criticised? Statistically we...more

  • Money greedy piranha

    Sep 14 2020

    PSG have lost their first two games after a Classique that saw 5 red cards and continuing controversy. Was it a terrible advert for Ligue 1 or is everyone now excited about a title race in France? La Liga returns as Valencia put all their off-field problems behind them. But why is nobody in Spain buying any players? Similar story in the Bundesliga as we look ahead to the season starting on Friday. Serie A is headlined by Pirlo versus Ranieri. But first, Milan travel to Shamrock Rovers. Plus A...more

  • Bone density

    Sep 13 2020

    Liverpool edge past Leeds in a seven-goal thriller. How did Bielsa’s side give the champions so much trouble? It was a less successful weekend for the other promoted sides. With so much economic uncertainty, will West Brom and Fulham save some money and accept relegation? Exciting Everton earn a statement victory at Spurs. But it’s not all bad news for Tottenham as Alex Morgan joins the WSL. Plus we preview Monday’s action. And will a Premier League side ever score 10? RUNNING ORDER • PART ...more

  • I never fell out of a tree

    Sep 09 2020

    Leeds return to the Premier League with a trip to Anfield on Saturday. Can Bielsa’s side spring a huge upset at the home of the champions? And what are the prospects of fellow promoted clubs Fulham and West Brom? We study the mutiny of Mark Noble as West Ham prepare to face a Newcastle side doing some good business in the transfer market. And who’s the most underrated club heading into this Premier League season? Plus Watkins, All Or Nothing, Nicky Butt and an eagle-less Selhurst Park. RUNNIN...more

  • Arrow in the flesh

    Sep 07 2020

    The domestic seasons across the continent are on the horizon. Except for in France where they’ve been back for a few weeks. With PSG’s disrupted start to the season, can Lyon challenge for the title? They might have to do it without Memphis Depay who could be on his way to Barcelona as part of Ronald’s revolution. But there’s an exodus at Valencia as their prize assets head for the door. Luis Suarez is on his way to Turin to join Juventus. Can Pirlo win the Scudetto in his first campaign in ma...more

  • George Costanza style

    Sep 06 2020

    Part 1 of our Premier League preview focuses on the top end. Can Liverpool find the motivation to go again in the title race? Is Pep under pressure to save his reputation? Has Lampard been given a title-winning side in the transfer window? Across Merseyside, The Athletic’s Greg O’Keeffe fills us in on Everton’s spending spree, headlined by James Rodriguez – the biggest signing in the Toffees’ Premier League history? Plus Thiago Silva’s oxygen machine, players that managers love and finding joy...more

  • Sometimes you just have to nail a Danish pastry

    Sep 02 2020

    As the Nations League returns to our screens the team give you the lowdown on all the key matches happening this weekend, and Gibraltar v San Marino. We ask whether Jack Grealish fits into Gareth Southgate's system and if his versatility is a double edged sword? Plus we opine on the first three episodes of All or Nothing  The Mourinho Show, The Athletic's James McNicholas tells us about Arsenal's latest signing and if there will be any more movement at the Emirates, and we learn about Michael ...more

  • The common touch

    Aug 30 2020

    Lionel Messi handed in a transfer request at the Camp Nou. Is he Manchester City bound? Has he burnt all bridges with Barca? England’s squad was announced amid a backdrop of Harry Maguire’s arrest in Greece. But will Gareth Southgate ever pick Jack Grealish? Chelsea’s spending spree continues apace with Havertz still to come. Eze, Doherty and Rodrigo represent some of the week’s tasty signings. Are Van De Beek and James Rodriguez soon to follow? Arsenal claim the curtain-raising silverware at...more

  • Roll the loaded dice

    Aug 24 2020

    Bayern are kings of Europe for a 6th time. How do they keep getting away with it defensively? Has Hansi Flick turned them into Germany 2014? And could Koeman do the same at Barcelona? As for the losers PSG, do they have what it takes to remain at Europe’s top table? And will Thomas Tuchel be ushered aside for Allegri or Pochettino? Plus we review the last fortnight, illuminated by the likes of Lyon, Sevilla and Atalanta. RUNNING ORDER • PART 1a: Bayern 1-0 PSG (01m 30s) • PART 1b: Reaction f...more

  • The olive in the martini

    Aug 22 2020

    Sevilla won the Europa League. It’s what they do. What are the knock-on effects for Inter? Will it be arrivederci Antonio Conte? Enter Allegri? Bayern face PSG for European football’s greatest prize on Sunday night. Can Bayern change their tactical approach? And will PSG show the world that they are truly a team? Elsewhere, will we see Aouar at Arsenal? Thiago Silva at Chelsea? We will certainly be seeing Spezia in Serie A. Plus we pay tribute to football’s finest moustaches. RUNNING ORDER •...more

  • Distinct Khal Drogo stylings

    Aug 20 2020

    The favourites progress to the final with a 3-0 win over Lyon. But did Bayern’s defensive vulnerability show that they are ripe for the picking by PSG on Sunday? The panel play tribute to Gnabry, Davies and ask who at Lyon is the hottest property in this transfer window. Inter take on Sevilla in the Europa League final on Friday. Inter look strong on paper but as Colin Millar tells us, savvy Sevilla are basically unstoppable in the Europa League. And Katie Whyatt looks ahead to the last 8 of ...more

  • There's an omen looming

    Aug 19 2020

    As the French champions eased to a 3-0 victory over RB Leipzig, are they more than just a team of superstars? Or are they in fact a team? Julien Laurens and Rafa Honigstein join us once more ahead of the second France v Germany semi final and ask can Julien dream of an all French final? Plus are calendar year stats done for good? What went wrong with Pep and Man City - our tactical maestro has his say? And did we forget about anyone? RUNNING ORDER PART 1: Tournament thoughts (01.30) PART 2:...more

  • Not the face

    Aug 18 2020

    Inter sweep aside Shakhtar to book a final date with Sevilla. Have Inter fans got their club back and can Conte finally strike it lucky in Europe? Julien Laurens and Rafa Honigstein join us ahead of a huge Champions League semi-final on Tuesday. Leipzig v PSG. Nagelsmann v Tuchel. Mbappe v Upamecano. It looks like Barcelona legend Ronald Koeman could become the next manager at the Camp Nou. Alvaro Romeo tells us about a potentially underwhelming short-term appointment. Plus Sasha’s Sergio Ric...more

  • Outstanding in their field

    Aug 17 2020

    Manchester United lose the semi-final to Europa League juggernauts Sevilla, with some shoddy defending and sloppy finishing. Is the big problem that they lack a ruthless striker? And was it Romelu Lukaku? His current club Inter face Shakhtar in the other semi, a club steeped in Welsh tradition. The French season is set to restart this weekend but unfortunately it might be curtailed by Covid-19. Plus can we picture Lionel Messi in a new shirt? Or will he be managed at Barca next season by Rona...more

  • Too many vowels

    Aug 16 2020

    Lyon upset Man City with a 3-1 win in Lisbon to become the 2nd French team to progress to the semi-finals. Julien Laurens tells us about a manager rebuilding his reputation and a club run the right way. But what about City after a familiar tale of VAR and Pep overthinking his tactics? Where next for Guardiola, who is failing to do what he was brought in to do. Colin Millar joins us to discuss Man United’s Europa League opponents. Are Sevilla in better shape than knackered United? And Katie Wh...more

  • Gary Neville against West Brom

    Aug 15 2020

    Bayern Munich shock the world with an 8-2 victory over Barcelona to progress to the Champions League semi-finals. It looks like the end of a generation for many at Barca. How did we get here and who had one of the worst games that Jules has ever seen?   Up next for Bayern, it’s Man City or Lyon. Will City take the French side lightly? And will Foden be the focal point for Pep’s men? RUNNING ORDER • PART 1a: Barcelona 2-8 Bayern (01m 00s) • PART 1b: Rafa Honigstein with the Bayern view (14m 0...more

  • Shouting in the middle of the ocean

    Aug 14 2020

    Leipzig upset the odds and knock out Atletico Madrid to reach the semi-finals. How big a night was this for their managerial prodigy Julian Nagelsmann? Did Simeone sell his side short? And are we about to enter a decade of Spanish malaise in Europe? It could get worse before it gets better as Barcelona prepare for Bayern Munich in Friday’s quarter-final. The German champions have a treble in their sights, just as they did when they romped past Barca in 2013. RUNNING ORDER • PART 1: Leipzig 2-...more

  • A uniquely moist experience

    Aug 12 2020

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Atalanta 1 - 2 PSG  (01m 00s)  • PART 2: A word for the vanquished (12m 30s) • PART 3: RB Leipzig v Atlético Madrid preview - with Rafa Honigstein (17m 300s) • PART 4: The odds with Lee Price from Paddy Power (25m 10s)    SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC AND GET 30% OFF: • http://www.theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/totallyfootballshow/) • find us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/thetotallyfootballshow/) •...more

  • Squirt emoji

    Aug 12 2020

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Sevilla 1 - 0 Wolves (01m 30s)  • PART 2a: Shakhtar 4 - 1 Basel (10m 40s) • PART 2b: Russian round-up (17m 00s) • PART 3: PSG v Atalanta mega preview (24m 40s)    SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC AND GET 30% OFF: • http://www.theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/totallyfootballshow/) • find us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/thetotallyfootballshow/) • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow (http://www.twitter.com/t...more

  • Prince of trigonometry

    Aug 11 2020

    United progress to the semi’s after extra time despite an incredible performance from the Copenhagen keeper. But are the likes of Rashford and Fernandes flagging? Inter join them in the last 4, dispatching Leverkusen with more comfort than the score line suggests. Did they finally put in a performance that Antonio Conte can be proud of? And is Lukaku the leader of this team? We preview Wolves and their biggest European game for 48 years. Do they have a chance against Sevilla?   Plus Atletico...more

  • Banking and smoking

    Aug 09 2020

    Juventus shock the football world by sacking Maurizio Sarri and then replacing him with Andrea Pirlo in the same day. Can Pirlo handle a daunting first job in management? And is Sarri better off without the Old Lady? Polite Napoli say goodbye to the Champions League and their front 3 as Barcelona win an eventful 2nd leg 3-1 at the Camp Nou. But the panel didn’t see much to suggest Barca can handle Bayern Munich and a rampant Robert Lewandowski in the quarter-finals. Plus Niels Harild joins us ...more

  • Luxury Kevin Davies

    Aug 08 2020

    Manchester City sweep aside Real Madrid in possibly their biggest European statement yet. Alvaro Romeo assesses whether Real need a revamp to become a Champions League force again Duncan Alexander, Julien Laurens and James Horncastle watch Juventus crash out to Lyon on away goals. Do the Old Lady rely on Ronaldo too much? And is Maurizio Sarri on borrowed time? Rafa Honigstein is in Munich where Bayern are looking to avoid another miraculous Chelsea performance in their backyard. Plus why Bar...more

  • Deliberate ego

    Aug 07 2020

    Wolves squeak past Olympiakos into a European quarter-final. Up next, a sumptuous Sevilla who dispatch Roma 2-0. Are Lopetegui’s men the best side we’ve seen so far this week? Man City prepare for their match up with Real Madrid. Is it he who scores first wins? And can Pep slay his Champions League demons? Will Cristiano fire Juve past Lyon single-handedly? Away from Europe, Arsenal have courted controversy with mass redundancies. Does the scrapping of several scouts feed a transfer policy dic...more

  • Cooks you slowly

    Aug 06 2020

    Inter Milan and Manchester United progress to the last 8 of the Europa League - can anyone stop them meeting in the final? It could very well be Leverkusen. We reminisce about their previous competition win when they came from 3-0 down to eviscerate Espanyol. There’s a look ahead to the Monchi derby and Wolves’s contest with the Arsenal-conquering Olympiacos. Plus Real’s greatest keeper retires and why Man City have a bargain in Ferran Torres RUNNING ORDER • PART 1a: Inter 2-0 Getafe (02m 0...more

  • Non-original pirate material

    Aug 02 2020

    Arsenal are FA Cup winners once again with Aubameyang proving he is world class. With questions surrounding his future, are there any viable suitors for him? And should defeated Chelsea save the money for Kai Havertz and buy some defenders? We look ahead to the return of the Europa League and the Champions League this week – a big midweek for Sarri and Weghorst. The Bees face the Cottagers for a place in the Premier League. Who will prevail? Newcomers Brentford or everyone’s favourite away day...more

  • Multi-goal ding-dong tussle

    Jul 30 2020

    Arsenal take on Chelsea this Saturday in the FA Cup final. With each side’s attacking strengths and defensive weaknesses, could we be in for a classic? It’s time to look back at the Premier League season just gone and do the end of season awards thing. Were we too harsh on Newcastle and not harsh enough on Norwich? We discuss our favourite moments and characters from 2019/20. Silva, Djenepo, Morrison - all the key figures. Plus Brentford on their way to Wembley and the joys of an uncomfortabl...more

  • So it was all Pogba

    Jul 27 2020

    Juventus win their 9th title in a row, a Scudetto that’s received more criticism than celebration. Are we wrong to be underwhelmed by Maurizio Sarri, the coach who never had anything handed to him? Who can dethrone the Old Lady next season? How will Pippo Inzaghi’s Benevento fare? And what does VAR have against Sassuolo? PSG are back and back winning domestic silverware, warming up for Atalanta in a cup final that sees a career-ending tackle on Kylian Mbappe. Not like that. RUNNING ORDER • P...more

  • Who’s laughing now?

    Jul 27 2020

    Bournemouth are victorious but go down with Watford as Villa stay up. Was it Grealish’s last game at Villa? Was it Howe’s final match as Bournemouth boss? And which teams will be battling relegation next season? Manchester United and Chelsea qualify for the Champions League but it’s time to pay tribute to the individual achievements of Vardy, De Bruyne, Sterling and Potter. Plus Leighton Baines’ Morrissey knowledge, the Bellingham debate and how Middlesbrough used to sign players. RUNNING ORD...more

  • Oh Kepa!

    Jul 23 2020

    The Champions League chase goes down to the wire as Leicester take on Man Utd. Big game for the Foxes – and for Brendan Rodgers. The battle to beat the drop is just as exciting, as Aston Villa look to launch their own great escape. Are Watford heading for a reunion with Luton?   The Championship reached a sensational conclusion. There’s not much sympathy for Forest in the pod. Plus Team Ings, non-diving Burnley and an incredible Man City penalty prediction. RUNNING ORDER • PART 1a: Liverpo...more

  • Fort Boyard

    Jul 21 2020

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: No Ballon d’Or! (01m 00s)  • PART 2a: Juventus 2 - 1 Lazio (05m 00s) • PART 2b: Real’s 34th title and ZZ love (11m 20s) • PART 3a: Niko Kovac comes to Monaco and the return of (Jorge) Jesus (19m 30s)  • PART 3b: The end of La Liga and Deportivo down to the third tier (29m 50s) • PART 4a: Serie A round-up (47m 00s) • PART 4b: Meet Başakşehir, new champions of Turkey - with Yordi Yamali (57m 00s)  • PART 5: Your tweets and questions (64m 00s) GET IN TOUCH: • foll...more

  • Culturally notorious

    Jul 20 2020

    It’s an Arsenal Chelsea final in the FA Cup as London reigns over Manchester. Did Solskjaer prioritise the league over the cup with his selection? And after some more high-profile De Gea errors, can Henderson be denied his spot at Old Trafford any longer? The panel discuss how Arsenal exposed City’s weak link and whether the lack of fans helps the Gunners play out from the back. Also - why Watford, why? Nigel Pearson becomes the 3rd manager to bite the dust at Vicarage Road this season, with ...more

  • Like Sammy Kuffour

    Jul 16 2020

    Arsenal defy the odds and the stats to beat Klopp and co at the Emirates. They may be champions but are this Liverpool side damaging their legacy? From an Arsenal perspective, can they replicate this performance against Manchester City in the FA Cup semi-finals? The Athletic's James McNicholas tells us how vital European qualification is for the Gunners. We check in at Wigan who are making a mockery of their impending 12 point deduction after an 8-0 win over Hull. They look like they’ll be pla...more

  • No camaraderie, no sweetness either

    Jul 14 2020

    The Champions League quarter-finals look lopsided with some big names on one side of the draw. So could this finally be PSG’s year? Man City will be in the running, as they will next season with their European ban overturned. Where does this leave Financial Fair Play and where does it leave UEFA? In Serie A, despite taking just a point from Turin, Atalanta embarrassed Maurizio Sarri’s Juventus on Saturday. Did they prove themselves to be the best team in Italy? Real Madrid should win La Liga ...more

  • Backup for wooden barns

    Jul 13 2020

    Norwich are relegated but the other 4 in the bottom 5 are all victorious, including an incredible turnaround as Bournemouth batter Leicester. What has happened to the Foxes? Sheffield United smash Chelsea as their bid for European football gathers pace. Is the job Chris Wilder’s doing amongst the best in Premier League history? Tottenham win the North London derby. Charlie Eccleshare joins us to determine whether that will silence the doubters. And Carl Anka is uniquely positioned to look ahea...more

  • Control of the Stokenchurch bypass

    Jul 09 2020

    It’s the North London derby on Sunday as Tottenham and Arsenal compete for bragging rights and not much else? And how much are the Amazon film crew to credit for an extraordinary season at Spurs? After a busy midweek, we ask should Willian have done a Di Canio for Chelsea? The panel have a heated debate about David Silva’s supposed greatness and how does Dyche keep delivering for Burnley? Duncan gives us the lowdown on his beloved Wycombe ahead of their League One play-off final with Oxford. ...more

  • They want a name on that bench

    Jul 06 2020

    Bayern complete the double with victory in the Pokal. Will Lewandowski win the Ballon D’Or? Will Thiago be at Liverpool next season? The title race could well be over in Italy as Cristiano finally scores a free-kick. But could Daniele De Rossi be moving into management? It’s 1-0 Real Madrid thanks to Ramos once again – are they becoming Atletico 2.0? Plus big business being done at Lille and how Benfica blew the title in Portugal. RUNNING ORDER • PART 1: Headlines from around Europe (01m 00...more

  • Dispensing tactical justice

    Jul 06 2020

    Southampton stun Man City as Liverpool labour to victory over Villa. Brighton seem safe but it looks like bye-bye Bournemouth. All because of the recruitment. Arsenal are playing Arteta-taka but would they be better off out of Europe? And how many of this season’s Chelsea team will be at Stamford Bridge next season? Plus Grealish, Greenwood and the tactics truck remembered. RUNNING ORDER • PART 1: Southampton 1-0 Man City & Liverpool 2-0 Aston Villa (02m 00s) • PART 2: Man Utd 5-2 Bourne...more

  • Pep might wash his jet

    Jul 02 2020

    West Ham shock Chelsea in a thrilling London derby. The Hammers move up to 30 points – could that be enough to stay up? And how worried should Frank Lampard be about that performance? Laurie Whitwell joins us as we learn to love Manchester United. And in particular, Bruno Fernandes. Will Wolves gate-crash the top 4? Are Bournemouth prepared for relegation? Because they probably should be. We get down to business as The Athletic’s Matt Slater breaks down the latest on Newcastle’s takeover, Wiga...more

  • Susceptible to a bit of flattery

    Jun 29 2020

    It was a terrible week for Barcelona in La Liga as they lose ground and Messi loses respect. But everyone’s talking about those assists from Benzema and Cazorla. It was a dramatic weekend of Bundesliga action as Hamburg somehow conspire to stay. In the second tier. Should have signed up Jurgen Klopp. We also examine all the transfer action, including Barcelona’s Pjanic buy as Arthur joins Juve, with Hakimi set to sign for Inter. Are Atalanta a team to be feared in the last 8 of the Champions ...more

  • Pied Piper march

    Jun 29 2020

    It was a weekend of quarter-final football, as well as Premier League action, where we possibly learnt more about the losers than the winners. Could declining Leicester miss out on the top 4 or even the top 6? Why is Grealish no longer a threat? And what does Tierney’s Tesco bag say about him as a player? Tom and Natalie give us the latest from France and Brazil where football will be starting up again too late and too early. Plus the excitement of watching Man United, massive insects and gett...more

  • And now it’s there

    Jun 26 2020

    With the help of Duncan Alexander, Rory Smith and devoted Red Sasha Goryunov, we react to the end of one of the most famous sporting droughts. What will it mean for Liverpool in the future? Is it dampened by the circumstances of the pandemic? The Athletic’s Michael Cox and Rafa Honigstein discuss where this team and manager stand in the pantheon of the greats. And Oliver Kay discusses what led to 30 years of hurt last time they were crowned champions. An era where Liverpool eventually got prof...more

  • 60 million pounds of nothing

    Jun 25 2020

    Liverpool wipe the floor with Palace and could be champions by Thursday night. Man City’s game with Burnley was overshadowed by a White Lives Matter banner flown by plane. We discuss one of the most depressing moments of the season. We also look ahead to the FA Cup quarter-finals and try to answer some questions posed by the Premier League midweek. Is Solskjaer laying the foundations for the next Manchester United manager? Do West Ham make good players bad? Are Arsenal mad? Plus Foden, Messi a...more

  • Emotion escaping from somebody’s body

    Jun 22 2020

    No doubt that it was a dour derby on Merseyside but the weekend prompted plenty of questions. Did Mourinho get it wrong with his tactics? Are Arsenal done as a top 5 team? And have water breaks become a tactical turning point? The pendulum swings back in Real Madrid’s favour in La Liga as Alvaro Romeo explains. And we relive that Pearce penalty – one panellist’s favourite moment in football history. RUNNING ORDER • PART 1: Everton 0-0 Liverpool with Julien Laurens (01m 30s) • PART 2a: Totten...more

  • Beginning to age disgracefully

    Jun 18 2020

    It’s an evening of firsts in England with the first Premier League games behind closed doors and the first failure of goal-line technology. Hawk-eye denies Sheffield United a clear goal. Should Villa have let the Blades score? Man City sweep aside the Gunners as the definitive David Luiz performance offers an unwelcome distraction for Arsenal fans. We look ahead to a packed Premier League weekend. The Athletic’s Charlie Eccleshare explains why Tottenham fans might be feeling optimistic ahead o...more

  • Blurry masses

    Jun 15 2020

    With the 2019/20 season set to get back underway on Wednesday, we look at the key talking points still to be resolved. What records can Liverpool break? Is it a race for the top 5? The Athletic’s Sam Lee gives his thoughts on Man City’s prospects in court. Elsewhere, will we see the best of Arteta and Mourinho now they’ve had a pre-season? Which squads are the most replenished due to the season being paused for 3 months? And is this the strongest group of teams at the bottom of the Premier Leagu...more

  • Classic embarrassing move

    Jun 11 2020

    2004/05 saw a Champions League winner that finished level on points with Bolton. Rafa Benitez’s Liverpool went on an incredible journey to Istanbul. But Carlo Ancelotti’s Milan were 3-0 up at half-time. What happened next? It got emotional. Modern day Milan are in action as Italian football returns with the Coppa Italia semi-finals. Can Sarri scoop up some silverware? La Liga also returns. Can Barcelona put the bad headlines behind them and beat Real in the title race? And would missing out on t...more

  • Let’s just use teletext

    Jun 07 2020

    The pod travels back 20 years, giving us a chance to bang the Marcus Stewart for England drum, reminisce about Wycombe’s FA Cup run and discuss Daniel’s favourite Premier League goal ever. Modern day football is just as bizarre – how do we feel about zoom crowd celebrations and fake crowd noise? Bayern continue to break records in the Bundesliga and with the return of La Liga around the corner, Colin Millar, author of The Frying Pan of Spain, joins us to look ahead to a truly unique Seville derb...more

  • Intellectual doping

    Jun 04 2020

    03/04 was the making of Mourinho on the world stage and the unravelling of Ranieri at Chelsea. We look back at a campaign that featured a goal-crazy Monaco side, one of Arsenal’s great European nights and Milan’s biggest bottle job. For 12 months at least. In the modern day, everyone’s gearing up to play football. So why not the French? Did Macron have Marseille-based motives? And it’s the showdown you’ve all been waiting for. The grand final of the Inter Totally Cup – Daniel Storey v Michael Co...more

  • The clang of modern football

    May 31 2020

    The last Premier League season of the century. A time when Roy Keane was player of the year and Phillips and Bridges were banging in them in. The Dons met their Premier League demise while Di Canio scored one of the division’s all-time great goals. Today’s Premier League has been given the green light to restart. And with no positive coronavirus tests in the latest round, are we optimistic that we won’t fail where the Bundesliga has succeeded? Rory Smith joins us to discuss. And speaking of the ...more

  • Grass art maniac

    May 28 2020

    The 2002-03 Champions League campaign saw Serie A come roaring back after a few seasons out of the spotlight. Carlo Ancelotti claimed his first Champions League trophy against his old club Juventus. But is it the worst Champions League final ever? Featuring the most illegal penalty saves ever? The season also provided heroics from Newcastle, Nedved and a standing ovation for Ronaldo at Old Trafford. Elsewhere, we look back at the Bundesliga weekend and the implications of Dortmund’s defeat to Ba...more

  • Matching pink Ferraris

    May 25 2020

    98/99 brought us the highest quality of title races, John Gregory’s big mouth, and Van Hooijdonk and Di Canio behaving badly. We look back at the second week of Bundesliga action since its return, where home advantage seems to be eradicated. Rafa Honigstein joins us to preview Der Klassiker between the top two. Could a Dortmund defeat lead to a mass exodus for the club’s many stars? And Michael Cox looks to set up an Inter Totally Cup final date with Daniel Storey. Standing in his way…Jack Lang....more

  • Sausage factory owner

    May 21 2020

    The 01/02 campaign saw Real Madrid win their 9th European Cup at the expense of Bayer Leverkusen, who knocked out all three English clubs on the way to the final. It was the first season of Xavi at Barca and Zidane at Real. When we were mad on metatarsals and Las Ketchup, and Hoeness was hunting down Honigstein Today’s Bundesliga is back up and running. Will 2020’s Leverkusen serve up another goal-fest against Monchengladbach? And it’s the first leg of the second semi-final of the Inter Totally ...more

  • Conglomerate striker

    May 18 2020

    The panel look back at the 97/98 season. Home to one of the best individual performances of the Premier League era. And the most bizarre managerial unveiling of the Premier League era. Arsenal do the double, Lombardo becomes Palace boss and Kenny Dalglish takes on Paxman on Newsnight. The Bundesliga is back with Dortmund and Bayern back to winning ways. But did it work as a spectacle? Rafa Honigstein gives us the reaction in Germany. And Daniel’s on double duty as he bids for a place in the fina...more

  • More centimetres to score

    May 14 2020

    The panel look back at Bayern’s first European Cup win in 25 years. It was the final with all the penalties, so naturally the Germans won it. Featuring Oliver Kahn at his peak, bad boy Stefan Effenberg, and the ludicrously decorated Bixente Lizarazu. And it was the last great ride for Leeds, who managed to squeeze two Champions League campaigns into one. The Bundesliga is back as we examine the prospects of a proper title race. And whether or not Werner will stay in Germany when it’s all said an...more

  • Football with broccoli

    May 10 2020

    Back in 1996/97, there was an Italian influx, Manchester United were the worst champions ever and Leeds experienced peak George Graham. Plus there was Arsene Wenger, Ali Dia, Calamity James, Peter Reid’s potty mouth and Kevin Keegan’s farewell. Also on the podcast, Matt takes us through the return of the K-League, where fake crowd noise and former Boro strikers in their forties are all the rage. RUNNING ORDER • PART 1: K-League round-up! (01m 00s)  • PART 2: Your questions (09m 00s) • PART 3: Zo...more

  • After 90 minutes of sheer hell

    May 07 2020

    The Champions League season at the turn of the century was lit up by Batistuta’s Fiorentina, Mihajlovic’s Lazio and Flo’s Chelsea. The whole thing was won by Redondo’s Real, who were victorious in the all-Spanish final against Valencia in Paris. But what really happened with Nicolas Anelka during his year in Madrid? In the modern day, football is coming back! Rafa Honigstein brings developments from the Bundesliga, while Steve Price alerts us to kick-off in South Korea this weekend. And in the l...more

  • Get a Wim Jonk while you’re at it

    May 03 2020

    The 94/95 season saw Shearer and Sutton fire Blackburn to their first title in 81 years. And Forest finished 3rd! The panel look back on a game-changing campaign for the Premier League, as a combination of Klinsmann and controversy take the division global. The bad boys of the Inter Totally Cup meet for a semi-final place as James Horncastle and Jack Lang quiz off. Plus we discuss the most infuriating reasons for missing games. RUNNING ORDER • PART 1: Rounding up the news and your questions (01m...more

  • Airplanes in the belly

    Apr 30 2020

    98/99 is defined by Man United’s treble success. We force Rafa to relive the United Bayern final - the substitutions that went right and the substitutions that went wrong. It’s a campaign also featuring Arsenal at Wembley, the inexperienced Carlo Ancelotti and the Pat Nevin of Germany. We’ve got another huge quarter-final in the Inter Totally Cup as Daniel Storey takes on Julien Laurens. RUNNING ORDER • PART 1: France cancels the season + your tweets (01m 00s)  • PART 2: Daniel Storey v Julien L...more

  • Blobby In, Branfoot Out

    Apr 26 2020

    United’s second season in the Premier League wasn’t so difficult as they crushed all opposition in 93/94. Were they better than the United side of 98/99? Plus we bask in the beauty of Cole and Le Tissier and recoil in horror at Swindon and Grobbelaar. In the modern day, Rafa Honigstein joins us to explain the rationale behind Bundesliga plans to restart the season in May. And it’s the first quarter-final of the Inter Totally Cup – Alvaro Romeo versus Pat Nevin. RUNNING ORDER • PART 1: Rafa Honig...more

  • Club of the humble

    Apr 23 2020

    Jupp Heynckes’s Real, thanks to the heroics of Predrag Mijatovic and Christian Karembeu, turned over Juve in the final, at the end of a scintillating campaign showcasing Shevchenko, Trezeguet and Asprilla. The panel get into a heated debate over their favourite football ads of all time. Are you an airport person, a cage person or a write the future person? Plus the final last 16 tie of the Inter Totally Cup pits Michael Cox against Matt Davies-Adams. RUNNING ORDER • PART 1: UEFA plans for the se...more

  • Current wine importer

    Apr 19 2020

    The 2011/12 Premier League campaign saw Manchester City pip rivals United to the title on goal difference on the last day. You might remember how it ended. But do you remember it was Alan Pardew’s best season in management? Or Paul Scholes coming out of retirement mid-season? Or that Blackburn chicken ad? Plus Carl Anka and Sasha Goryunov battle it out in the penultimate last 16 tie in the Inter Totally Cup. RUNNING ORDER • PART 1: Newcastle takeover and careers after football (02m 00s)  • PART ...more

  • The human can opener

    Apr 16 2020

    The panel travel back to 96/97 when Dortmund and Schalke did a European double. Dortmund’s only Champions League success powered by Sammer, Ricken and Paul Lambert. Duncan invites us into a wonderful world where Gazza scores against Germany at Euro 96. And Fergie’s plans go to pot. Jack Lang and Emma Saunders raise the bar in the Inter Totally Cup. And is Mike Ashley actually leaving Newcastle? RUNNING ORDER • PART 1: Newcastle takeover and post-football careers (01m 00s)  • PART 2: Emma Saunder...more

  • Eight more votes than Theo Zagorakis

    Apr 12 2020

    Roman Abramovich arrived in England but nobody could beat Arsenal in the Premier League in 03/04. Do they – or indeed Thierry Henry – get enough love? This is the year that the Premier League lost Leeds, while Cristiano Ronaldo began his Manchester United career with a few too many lollipops. Elsewhere, it’s France v Brazil as Julien Laurens takes on Natalie Gedra in the Inter Totally Cup. And Rory Smith fills us in on the potential impact of the pandemic on women’s football. RUNNING ORDER • PAR...more

  • Snake power rankings

    Apr 09 2020

    We travel back in time to the 95/96 season of the Champions League which gives us a chance to rave about Raul. It was a disastrous campaign for Blackburn and a watershed moment for Juventus and Ajax. Flicks and Kicks returns with our review of A Shot At Glory, a film where Ally McCoist steals the show from Robert Duvall and Michael Keaton. Rafa Honigstein and Daniel Storey go head-to-head in a humdinger in the Inter Totally Cup. Plus there’s nicknames, ClubCall and the varying definitions of ‘do...more

  • Division One rolled in glitter

    Apr 05 2020

    Today, the panel look back to 92-93, the very first Premier League campaign that saw Manchester United’s dominance commence and Clough’s last knockings at Nottingham Forest. We discuss Norwich as the original entertainers, Oldham as the original escapologists and the most influential team performance of the Premier League era. In the modern day, Liverpool, Tottenham and Newcastle are furloughing their non-playing staff. Does that make them morally repugnant? Plus Tom Williams and James Horncastl...more

  • Like a luxury Stewart Downing

    Apr 02 2020

    Flicks and Kicks sees the team review United Passions – the FIFA-funded film about FIFA with Tim Roth starring as Saint Sepp Blatter. With Kane’s future up in the air, we flip reverse to a world where Birmingham were successful in buying Bale from Spurs. In the second match-up of our Totally quiz, Lynsey Hooper goes head to head with Pat Nevin for a place in the quarter-finals. Plus we discuss celebs at football, footballers in mundane places and caddying for Dean Saunders. RUNNING ORDER • PART ...more

  • Die Hard henchman

    Mar 30 2020

    PSG had a team to drool over, Milan were permanent fixtures in the final. But 94/95 was arguably Louis Van Gaal’s finest season as a manager, leading his Ajax starlets to Champions League glory. Although Jari Litmanen was robbed of the Ballon D’Or. It’s the whole story of the campaign. From Gothenburg to Gary Walsh. In the modern day, there’s contract reshuffles at Barca, Bayern and Juve. And Benzema’s got beef with Olivier Giroud. RUNNING ORDER • PART 1: Headlines from around Europe and favouri...more

  • Dawn of the dour

    Mar 29 2020

    The 04/05 season saw Chelsea end Arsenal and United’s dominance of English football, plus the greatest relegation battle ever. Also big that season - David Prutton, Frank Burrows and David James up front. Rory Smith is back to hold our hand in this football-less world. And it’s round 1 of our Totally World Cup quiz. Duncan Alexander versus Alvaro Romeo. RUNNING ORDER • PART 1: Rory Smith on seasons being voided (04m 00s)  • PART 2a: Duncan Alexander v Alvaro Romeo in the Totally World Cup – part...more

  • Baked bean cake

    Mar 26 2020

    Today we take on the film Escape To Victory, where football and POW camps collide. Starring Michael Caine, Sylvester Stallone, Pele, John Wark and that bloke from The Vicar of Dibley. Duncan Alexander constructs a reality where Roman Abramovich didn’t buy Chelsea – but Arsenal instead! Plus there’s George Weah’s new single, footballer’s weddings and a mouth-watering first round draw. RUNNING ORDER • PART 1: Weah’s worthy song & Hulk gets hitched (01m 00s)  • PART 2: Solutions to finishing th...more

  • Volcanic characters

    Mar 24 2020

    The panel look back at the 93-94 Champions League, a place in which was turned down by PSG! Featuring Capello’s Milan, Cruyff’s Barcelona, Wenger’s Monaco. And Manchester United’s trip to hell. Plus the goalscoring exploits of Wynton Rufer. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Headlines around Europe – eGames and Neymar to Barca? (01m 00s)  • PART 2: Your questions – Borussia beef and Bilbao’s best (09m 30s) • PART 3: Zombie football: our look back at the 93-94 Champions League season (14m 00s) • PART 4:...more

  • I’m a butterfly, you’re worker ants

    Mar 23 2020

    Keegan’s entertainers up against Fergie’s fledglings. We review one of the great title races in a campaign where English clubs were rubbish in Europe. Except for Forest. Featuring some all-time great soundbites, relegation through a lack of social media and the most underrated Premier League player of all time. Elsewhere, we’ve got footballing mums and the mother of all goals. RUNNING ORDER • PART 1: Anyone see Maradona last night? (01m 00s)  • PART 2: Kieran Maguire from the Price of Football p...more

  • Pat Jennings’s oil filters

    Mar 19 2020

    Rory Smith is back to bring us an update on the latest moves within UEFA, as to how to salvage the season. On the agenda today, we offer up a Ronaldinho retrospective, with the brilliant Brazilian currently in Paraguyan prison. Plus we review Green Street, where Frodo does football fighting and Charlie Hunnam attempts a cockney accent. And there’s room for Eurovision and Glauber Berti the six-minute man. • PART 1: State of play with Rory Smith + which players will miss Euro 2020 the most? (03m 0...more

  • A few transfusions

    Mar 17 2020

    We look back at the first Champions League final in 1993, which pitted Berlusconi against the Berlusconi who got busted. Milan versus Bernard Tapie’s Marseille. The only European Cup won by a French side, a story of match-fixing, doping and another Chris Waddle single. Elsewhere, Michiel Jongsma discusses Alan Pardew’s time in Holland. Plus we pick out the worst managers ever, frustrating players and fallen giants. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: The impact of coronavirus around Europe (01m 00s)  • ...more

  • Couldn’t defend for butter

    Mar 16 2020

    With all major European leagues suspending football amid the coronavirus pandemic, we discuss with Rory Smith where the authorities go from here and when we might see football played again. Turning back the clock, we look at the greatest title race in Premier League history and review the 2013-14 season. A time of Ozil, Di Canio and when Liverpool had a title taken away from them. Plus we finally have time for conversations on dribbling, Nicolas Anelka and Love Is Blind. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART...more

  • Elongated Lionel Messi

    Mar 12 2020

    Last year’s Champions League finalists Liverpool and Tottenham are both knocked out at the last 16 stage. Where did it go wrong for the Reds? And are we already reaching the end times under Mourinho at Tottenham? Watford v Leicester may or may not go ahead but we look back to 2013 and one of the greatest footballing finales of all time. Plus Nutella, the ownership situation at Newcastle and Pepe Reina tries to catch the tube. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: More coronavirus concerns (01m 00s)  • PAR...more

  • Qatar karma

    Mar 10 2020

    Like many games this week, PSG v Dortmund will be behind closed doors. Can the Parisians end their knock-out stage hoodoo? And will Atletico upset holders Liverpool at Anfield? Leipzig move aside as we are appear to be moving towards a Bayern Dortmund title race. Juve lead the way in Italy and they will be staying there for a while as all sport is suspended until early April. Barcelona are back on top, while there’s an all Basque Copa Del Rey final to look forward to. Plus Boca, Boban and AVB bl...more

  • Clown running through a minefield

    Mar 09 2020

    It’s another man of the match display from the boy wonder Billy Gilmour at Stamford Bridge. Are Man City missing Arteta? We recognise Roy Hodgson’s achievements at Palace and discuss Dean Henderson’s England chances. But with a global pandemic, should we even have football to talk about right now? RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Man Utd 2-0 Man City & Arsenal 1-0 West Ham (01m 00s)  • PART 2: Chelsea 4-0 Everton (12m 00s) • PART 3: Spurs and Liverpool get ready for Champions League action (22m 0...more

  • Siegfried Sassoon vibe

    Mar 05 2020

    Tottenham head out of the cup as Eric Dier heads into the stands to confront a fan. We ask if Spurs should be expecting a bit more from the rather expensive Mourinho. Carlo Ancelotti’s heading back to Stamford Bridge and there’s a Manchester derby at Old Trafford. But will it be merely a training exercise for Man City? Plus George Caulkin tells us about life on the road with Newcastle fans. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Norwich knock out Tottenham as Dier heads for the stands (02m 30s)  • PART 2a:...more

  • I’m not the midfielder you’re looking for

    Mar 03 2020

    Real Madrid win the Clasico, leading many to assume Barcelona – and Lionel Messi – are in decline. Lazio are top of Serie A but is the Italian season in danger of not being completed due to the coronavirus? Bayern stay top despite barely completing their game this week, as hate towards Hoffenheim’s Hopp reaches new levels. Plus Mbappe’s elasticos, Andre-Pierre Gignac’s legendary status in Mexico and the start of the MLS season. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Headlines from around Europe (01m 00s)  ...more

  • Defence and justice

    Mar 02 2020

    The bottom 3 all taste victory in the Premier League. Emma Saunders pops in to discuss whether Watford’s win over the champions elect is the greatest in their history. And the race for the top 4/5 is hotting up as Wolves make their move with a victory at Tottenham. Plus Dean Henderson wins big at Goodison Park and David Moyes struggles with his French. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Man City win the Carabao Cup (01m 00s)  • PART 2: Watford 3-0 Liverpool with Emma Saunders (06m 30s) • PART 3: Norwic...more

  • Driving through the smoke

    Feb 27 2020

    Man City make a statement in Europe with their win at the Bernabeu – next up Aston Villa in the Carabao Cup Final. Chelsea are embarrassed by Bayern and the world class Alphonso Davies. Will their bogey team Bournemouth pile more misery on the Blues? Plus Pards under pressure, Peppa Pig World and what Pep has in common with Andy Roxburgh. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Nevin to West Ham? (01m 00s)  • PART 2: Real Madrid 1-2 Man City (03m 30s) • PART 3: Chelsea 0-3 Bayern Munich (13m 00s) • PART 4a:...more

  • The most important of the least important things

    Feb 25 2020

    Will Bayern and Juve show they deserve to be among the favourites for the Champions League this week? Can a resurgent Napoli upset Barca? And will Real get one over on their old nemesis Pep? Elsewhere, the coronavirus is wreaking havoc in Serie A. Plus what makes PSG infuriating to support. And Rory Smith joins us having been to the Intercontinental Derby in Turkey. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Headlines from around Europe (01m 00s) • PART 2: Chelsea v Bayern & Napoli v Barcelona previews (04...more

  • An abject lack of responsibility

    Feb 24 2020

    There’s refereeing controversy in Burnley, Nottingham and Inverness, to name but a few. In the Premier League, there are plaudits aplenty for Saka, Fernandes and McNeil. Plus a look ahead to the Champions League and a look back at a huge game at the top of the WSL. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1a: Arsenal 3-2 Everton (01m 00s)  • PART 1b: Man Utd 3-0 Watford & Wolves 3-0 Norwich (08m 30s) • PART 2: Chelsea 2-1 Tottenham (18m 30s) • PART 3a: Leicester 0-1 Man City (32m 00s) • PART 3b: The rest of...more

  • Niche beef

    Feb 20 2020

    Liverpool and Tottenham are both undone in Europe, both posing very little goal threat. The same can’t be said of Erling Haaland at Dortmund. Just how good can he be? And how far can Atalanta go? There’s a huge game at Stamford Bridge in the race for the top 4. But we tell you why Arsenal are the team to tip for Champions League football. Plus Wenger’s offside rule, Barca bag Braithwaite and how helium works. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Atletico 1-0 Liverpool (01m 00s)  • PART 2: Tottenham 0-1 L...more

  • Full gas

    Feb 18 2020

    Will Dortmund v PSG deliver the goal-fest we all expect? Do Leipzig have the experience to progress? And what are the prospects for Atalanta and Atleti? Plus domestically Milinkovic-Savic secures a huge win for Lazio over Inter. Are they the most reliable team in the Serie A title race? RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Headlines from around Europe (01m 00s) • PART 2: Dortmund v PSG preview, plus a look at Ligue 1 (03m 45s) • PART 3: Tottenham v Leipzig preview, Bundesliga round-up, plus racism in Por...more

  • Very particular about his black Diadoras

    Feb 17 2020

    Kieran Maguire from the Price of Football helps us discuss the ramifications of Manchester City’s two-year ban from the Champions League, with 5th becoming the new 4th in the Premier League. Are Liverpool about to complete football? Will Mourinho continue to produce free-flowing action? Is Dani Ceballos back? Plus Bong Joon Ho’s favourite player and what passed for a Premier League training ground in the 90s. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Man City banned from Europe – 4th is the new 5th. With Kier...more

  • 86 different pairs of shorts

    Feb 13 2020

    Can Norwich add champions elect Liverpool to their list of Carrow Road scalps? Will Wolves and Leicester feature in one of the games of the season? And has Jose Mourinho gone Full Metal Jacket? Plus players with short shorts, Jurgen Klinsmann on Facebook and Andy Carroll on Bebo. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Flashback to the opening weekend (01m 00s)  • PART 2: Norwich v Liverpool & Aston Villa v Spurs previews (05m 00s) • PART 3: Wolves v Leicester preview (13m 30s) • PART 4a: Arsenal v Newc...more

  • Put him in the fridge

    Feb 11 2020

    Inter come from behind to win the Milan derby and go top of Serie A. Could the consequences be serious for Sarri at Juventus? Are Dortmund fed up of Favre after they lose 4-3 to Leverkusen in the Bundesliga? Payet continues to shine in France – will Arsene Wenger soon be joining him? Plus the Basque clubs take centre stage in Spain. And Adel Taarabt – defensive midfielder? RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Headlines from around Europe (01m 00s) • PART 2: Serie A update – Milan derby, Inter top, Sarri ...more

  • Gusty movements

    Feb 09 2020

    Everton are flying under Ancelotti but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t big up Big Dunc and pick on Pickford. Sheffield United are back in the spotlight - hear how they’re becoming a classic mid 90s side. And Brighton and Watford take part in one of the most important games of the season. Plus Leeds falling apart, footballers with famous footballing fathers, the window and wind-assisted goals. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Brighton 1-1 Watford (03m 30s)  • PART 2a: Sheff Utd 2-1 Bournemouth (11m 00s...more

  • Electric shock salsa

    Feb 06 2020

    We look ahead to the first half of Matchweek 26 in the Premier League with a six-pointer at the bottom, plus an ageing Palace looking to get back on track. Plus Forest v Leeds, funny Brazilian names and Road Rash II. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Oxford 2-3 Newcastle (02m 00s)  • PART 2: The rest of the FA Cup 4th round replays (07m 30s) • PART 3: Funny Brazilian names with Jack Lang (19m 00s) • PART 4a: Brighton v Watford & Man City v West Ham previews (24m 00s) • PART 4b: Sheff Utd v Bournem...more

  • It makes a hell of a cocktail

    Feb 04 2020

    Kylian in the name of? What's gone on with Tuchel and Mbappe? Is Haaland scoring enough goals? Which Spanish manager has transformed over the years? And for who was the jig up? These and many other questions answered in this week's podcast RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Headlines from around Europe (01m 00s) • PART 2: Bundeslige bulletin - Haaland braced again and Bayern back on top (06m 00s) • PART 3: Ligue 1 round-up – Mbappe v Neymar, Brittany's choreography, and Toulouse didn't lose (19m 10s) •...more

  • Regrettable

    Feb 03 2020

    Liverpool are 22 points clear at the top of the table and could win the title in the Merseyside derby. Why are Manchester City so wasteful? At the other end of the table, West Ham and Watford are on the wrong end of thrilling comebacks. The panel debate and defend Ighalo, Giroud and Guaita. Plus there’s an insight into life selling to the building services industry. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Liverpool are 22 points clear (01m 00s)  • PART 2: Tottenham 2-0 Man City & Burnley 0-0 Arsenal (06...more

  • A Hotel Babylon vibe

    Jan 30 2020

    There’s the League Cup semi-finals, Premier League weekend and closing of the transfer window to be discussed. Plus Pacman, Thames AFC and Salomon Kalou. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Man City reach the League Cup final (03m 00s)  • PART 2: Villa reach the League Cup final, with Dan Bardell from the 1874 podcast (10m 00s) • PART 3: West Ham 0-2 Liverpool + previews of West Ham v Brighton & Liverpool v Southampton (20m 00s) • PART 4a: Transfer chat (28m 30s) • PART 4b: Leicester v Chelsea, Spur...more

  • Mountaineering metaphors

    Jan 28 2020

    Atletico Madrid have slumped under Simeone, as La Liga as a whole asks where have all the goals gone? Germany, that’s where. And that was even before Erling Haaland arrived at Dortmund with his 5 goals in less than an hour. There’s adoration for Ilicic’s Atalanta as they win 7-0 in Turin. In France, Neymar says he’s in the form of his life. Is he the best player ever to star in Ligue 1? RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Headlines from around Europe (01m 00s) • PART 2: Serie A update – Rome derby, Juve...more

  • His legs are human legs

    Jan 27 2020

    Shrewsbury force a replay with Liverpool thanks to the “Poundshop Jamie Vardy.” But did Jurgen Klopp go too far with his post-match statement that he and the first-team players will be absent for the replay? We also talk Lo Celso, Saint-Maximin and the mascot race of the weekend. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Shrewsbury 2-2 Liverpool (04m 00s)  • PART 2: Tranmere 0-6 Man Utd & Man City 4-0 Fulham (13m 30s) • PART 3a: West Ham 0-1 West Brom & Hull 1-2 Chelsea (23m 00s) • PART 3b: Newcastle ...more

  • Vortex of heritage

    Jan 23 2020

    There’s not a lot of love for Solskjaer after Manchester United’s home humbling to Burnley at Old Trafford. But we are singing the praises of Gabriel Martinelli, Ricardo Pereira and Gary Rowett. Plus there’s the prospect of Ederson on pens and Lejeune’s killer instinct. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Man Utd 0-2 Burnley (02m 30s)  • PART 2: Chelsea 2-2 Arsenal (13m 30s) • PART 3a: Aston Villa 2-1 Watford, Bournemouth 3-1 Brighton & Leicester 4-1 West Ham (23m 00s) • PART 3b: Tottenham 2-1 Norwi...more

  • Like the T-Rex in Jurassic Park

    Jan 21 2020

    Erling Haaland scores 3 on his Dortmund debut, but it’s Timo Werner who’s the top scorer in the Bundesliga. 16 year-old Rayan Cherki scores twice and assists twice for Lyon while Ciro Immobile chases down the Serie A scoring record. Plus we bring you the attempted murder mystery involving the former Leeds defender and the former Sheffield Wednesday striker. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Headlines from around Europe (01m 00s) • PART 2: The Bundesliga’s back with Haaland and Werner hitting high numb...more

  • Unserious football individual

    Jan 20 2020

    Liverpool take a step closer to the title and Bournemouth a step closer to the drop. Plus we discuss Gary Cahill’s comeback, Pepe Reina’s hotel rooms and Adama Traore – football loophole. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Liverpool 2-0 Man Utd & Burnley 2-1 Leicester (02m 00s)  • PART 2: Newcastle 1-0 Chelsea & Arsenal 1-1 Sheff Utd (14m 30s) • PART 3a: Man City 2-2 Crystal Palace & Southampton 2-3 Wolves (21m 30s) • PART 3b: Watford 0-0 Tottenham & 10 years of Gold & Sullivan at W...more

  • Younger than Damon Albarn

    Jan 16 2020

    RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: FA Cup 4th round replay reaction (01m 00s)  • PART 2: Arsenal v Sheff Utd preview with James Shield from The Star, Sheffield (07m 30s) • PART 3: Mike Dean: football icon (16m 30s) • PART 4a: Watford v Tottenham & Newcastle v Chelsea previews (25m 00s) • PART 4b: Norwich v Bournemouth, Brighton v Aston Villa, Burnley v Leicester & West Ham v Everton previews (34m 30s) • PART 4c: Man City v Crystal Palace, Southampton v Wolves & Liverpool v Man Utd previews ...more

  • When there is no structure, there’s chaos

    Jan 14 2020

    Valverde is shown the door at Barcelona. Does the club’s courting of Xavi, Koeman and Pochettino show they don’t really know what they’re doing? Plus another Valverde makes himself a hero at Real Madrid in less than heroic fashion. Zlatan’s back scoring in Serie A but it’s all about Lazio who are showing they’re legit in the title race, as Inter get very busy in the transfer window. PSG’s four fantastics contribute to a 3-3 draw with Monaco while AVB’s Marseille close the gap at the top of Ligue...more

  • The barrier to fun

    Jan 13 2020

    RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Tottenham 0-1 Liverpool (02m 00s)  • PART 2: Aston Villa 1-6 Man City (15m 00s) • PART 3a: Bournemouth 0-3 Watford & Leicester 1-2 Southampton (22m 00s) • PART 3b: Sheff Utd 1-0 West Ham & Wolves 1-1 Newcastle (32m 30s) • PART 3c: Man Utd 4-0 Norwich & Crystal Palace 1-1 Arsenal (37m 30s) • PART 4: The odds with Lee Price from Paddy Power (46m 40s)  • PART 5: Everton 1-0 Brighton & Chelsea 3-0 Burnley (48m 30s)   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram ...more

  • Villain in a Playstation 3 game

    Jan 09 2020

    RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Man Utd 1-3 Man City & Leicester 1-1 Aston Villa (01m 00s)  • PART 2: Arsenal 1-0 Leeds + FA Cup 4th round draw (12m 00s) • PART 3a: Bournemouth v Watford preview with Michael Dunne, author of Dean Court Days (16m 00s) • PART 3b: Man Utd v Norwich, Everton v Brighton & Chelsea v Burnley previews (22m 30s) • PART 3c: Wolves v Newcastle, Sheffield United v West Ham and Crystal Palace v Arsenal previews  (28m 30s) • PART 4: Leicester v Southampton preview (33m 00...more

  • We can’t have nice things, can we?

    Jan 06 2020

    RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: The magic of the cup? (01m 00s)  • PART 2a: Brighton 0-1 Sheff Wed & Liverpool 1-0 Everton (05m 00s) • PART 2b: More on Everton’s woes with Matt Jones from The Blue Room podcast (13m 00s) • PART 3: Tranmere, the monitor & Chelsea 2-0 Forest (20m 00s) • PART 4a: Teenage refs and terrible attendances (29m 00s) • PART 4b: League Cup semi-final previews (35m 00s) • PART 5: The odds with Lee Price from Paddy Power (43m 00s)  • PART 6: Euro news (45m 00s)   GET IN T...more

  • A joke football club run by clowns

    Jan 02 2020

    RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: More football on the telly? (01m 00s)  • PART 2a: Arsenal 2-0 Man Utd (03m 30s) • PART 2b: Southampton 1-0 Tottenham (12m 30s) • PART 2c: Watford 2-1 Wolves (17m 45s) • PART 3a: West Ham 4-0 Bournemouth (22m 00s) • PART 3b: Burnley 1-2 Aston Villa & Brighton 1-1 Chelsea (29m 00s) • PART 4: Newcastle 0-3 Leicester, Man City 2-1 Everton & Norwich 1-1 Crystal Palace (34m 00s)  • PART 5: FA Cup 3rd round standout ties (41m 00s) • PART 6: The odds with Lee Price fr...more

  • Head canon

    Dec 30 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Carl Anka’s origin story (01m 00s)  • PART 2a: Arsenal 1-2 Chelsea (03m 00s) • PART 2b: Burnley 0-2 Man Utd (11m 00s) • PART 3: West Ham replace Pellegrini with Moyes. Benji Lanyado joins us (18m 30s) • PART 4: VAR – what is it good for? (28m 30s) • PART 5a: Man City 2-0 Sheff Utd & Norwich 2-2 Tottenham (37m 30s) • PART 5b: Southampton 1-1 Crystal Palace & Watford 3-0 Aston Villa (45m 00s)  • PART 5c: Brighton 2-0 Bournemouth & Newcastle 1-2 Everton (50m ...more

  • Quelled

    Dec 27 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: A powerful walk and Jose’s dog (01m 00s)  • PART 1b: Leicester 0 - 4 Liverpool (03m 30s) • PART 2a: Chelsea 0 - 2 Southampton (10m 30s) • PART 2b: Arsenal v Chelsea preview and early glimpses of Arteta-ball (16m 40s) • PART 3a: Spurs 2 - 1 Brighton (22m 00s) • PART 3b: Man U 4 - 1 Newcastle (26m 00s) • PART 4a: Donald Duck in Sweden (28m 40s)  • PART 4b: West Ham 1 - 2 Palace - Ayew’s wonder goal and Antonio’s crash (31m 00s) • PART 4c: Norwich, Villa, Watford and the ...more

  • Bring The Noise - Rafa Honigstein on Klopp

    Dec 24 2019

    Nick Miller speaks to Rafa Honigstein about the updated edition of his magnificent biography of Jurgen Klopp.  What makes the manager of the current European and now World champions tick?  Can Liverpool sustain this run to their first ever Premier League title?  And what happens when Klopp moves on from Merseyside? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Their heads just fell off

    Dec 23 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Game of the weekend? (01m 00s)  • PART 2a: Racist abuse at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium (03m 00s) • PART 2b: Tottenham 0-2 Chelsea (08m 00s) • PART 3: Watford 2-0 Man Utd & Brighton 0-1 Sheffield Utd (17m 00s) • PART 4: Liverpool win the Club World Cup (22m 30s) • PART 5a: Man City 3-1 Leicester (28m 00s) • PART 5b: Leicester v Liverpool preview (32m 45s)  • PART 6a: Bournemouth 0-1 Burnley & Everton 0-0 Arsenal (37m 30s) • PART 6b: The relegation picture, as...more

  • Diet Pep? Sí

    Dec 19 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Little cookies big trouble in little Ostersunds (01m 00s)  • PART 1b: Arteta and Ancelotti's imminent appointments (04m 00s) • PART 2a: Everton v Arsenal preview (11m 50s) • PART 2b: Villa 5 - 0 Liverpool and the rest of the League Cup (15m 00s) • PART 3a: Man City v Leicester preview  (22m 30s) • PART 3b: Spurs v Chelsea preview (26m 00s) • PART 3c: Watford v Man U  preview (28m 10s)  • PART 4a: Euro round-up (36m 00s) • PART 4b: Brighton v Sheff U and the rest of the...more

  • Schumacher + De Jong

    Dec 17 2019

    There’s a Clasico to look forward to and a Champions League draw to react to. Do so in the company of Jimbo, James Horncastle, Alvaro Romeo, Rafa Honigstein and Julien Laurens on a scooter in Paris.   Barcelona and Real Madrid go into Wednesday’s game dead level on points at the top of La Liga. Then they can can look forward to Pep Guardiola and the Maradona match in 2020. It’s a bad start for Gattuso at Napoli and another misstep from Serie A in the battle against racism. But all hail Claudio R...more

  • Dog bites man

    Dec 16 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Arsenal 0 - 3 City (02m 20s)  • PART 1b: DNA managers and Ozil v China (09m 00s) • PART 2a: Vincent Janssen and The Lightening Seeds at the Club World Cup  (13m 00s) • PART 2b: Liverpool 2 - 0 Watford (16m 00s) • PART 2b: Leicester 1 -1 Norwich (22m 30s) • PART 3a: Man U 1 -1 Everton (27m 00s) • PART 3b: Chelsea 0 - 1 Bournemouth (34m 00s)  • PART 3c: Wolves 1 - 2 Spurs (38m 00s) • PART 4a: Villa 0 - 2 Sheffield U (41m 10s) • PART 4b: Burnley 1 - 0 Newcastle (44m 30s) ...more

  • Economic stratification and an alpaca-walking rosette

    Dec 12 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Atalanta and other CL headlines (01m 30s)  • PART 1b: What next for Ancelotti? (08m 30s) • PART 1c: And more CL headlines (12m 30s) • PART 2a: Arsenal v Man City preview (16m 20s) • PART 2b: Liverpool v Watford preview (21m 30s) • PART 3a: Leicester v Norwich preview (26m 50s) • PART 3b: Chelsea v Bournemouth preview (28m 30s)  • PART 3c: Aston Villa v Sheff U and Southampton v West Ham previews (31m 00s) • PART 3d: Man U v Everton preview (34m 30s) • PART 4a: The Loic...more

  • We’ll need a big stick against this wolf

    Dec 10 2019

    Jimbo, James Horncastle, Raphael Honigstein, Alvaro Romeo and Julien Laurens look back at a super significant weekend and look ahead to the final week of the Champions League group stage.   In Italy, we’re loving Lazio who have won seven on the spin but we’re not crazy about the Corriere dello Sport. And are we about to get Gattuso to Napoli? Drama in the Bundesliga - did Bayern lose the title on Saturday? And will Thomas Tuchel be moving on to Munich in the summer? Monaco and Marseille are on t...more

  • 22:44

    Dec 09 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: City 1 - 2 United (02m 00s)  • PART 2a: Everton 3 - 1 Chelsea (09m 00s) • PART 2b: Watford 0 - 0 Palace (17m 00s) • PART 3a: Bournemouth 0 - 3 Liverpool (21m 20s) • PART 3b: Red Bull Salzburg v Liverpool preview (25m 00s) • PART 3c: Euro news and CL previews (29m 00s) • PART 3d: Spurs 5 - 0 Burnley (32m 00s)  • PART 4a: Villa 1 - Leicester (41m 00s) • PART 4b: Newcastle 2 - 1 Southampton and the rest of the PL weekend (43m 30s) • PART 5: The odds with Lee Price from Pad...more

  • The Daddy, with special guest Jamie Carragher

    Dec 05 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Karaoke with Jamie Carragher (01m 00s)  • PART 1b: Liverpool 5 - 2 Everton (04m 00s) • PART 1c: How to fix Everton (10m 30s) • PART 2a: Man U 2 - 1 Spurs (15m 30s) • PART 2b: Manchester derby preview (20m 30s)  • PART 3a: Jamie’s new podcast (29m 00s) • PART 3b: On Chelsea, Villa and Leicester (32m 30s) • PART 3c: On Brendan, Being: Liverpool, and whose name was in the envelope (34m 00s)  • PART 4a: Palace 1 - 0 Bournemouth and the rest of the PL midweek (41m 00s) • PA...more

  • Just push, Mrs Thuram

    Dec 03 2019

    Big guns fail to fire across Europe as Jimbo, Julien Laurens, James Horncastle, Alvaro Romeo and Raphael Honigstein review the weekend’s action in the Totally Football Show European edition. Messi and ter Stegen lead Barca to victory away to an Atletico Madrid side struggling under Simeone. But Leverkusen cure Lewandowski’s scoring addiction with a shock victory away in Munich. Was it as shocking as Jurgen Klinsmann’s return to the Bundesliga as Hertha Berlin manager? The Lautaro Lukaku partners...more

  • So cruel, so often

    Dec 02 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: QSF out at Watford…again (01m 00s)  • PART 1b: Emery out, Freddie in at Arsenal - and the 2-2 with Norwich (06m 30s) • PART 2a: Spurs 3 - 2 Bournemouth (14m 30s) • PART 2b: Man U 2 - 2 Villa (17m 00s) • PART 3a: Chelsea 0 - 1 West Ham (21m 30s) • PART 3b: Newcastle 2 - 2 Man City (24m 30s) • PART 4a: Merseyside derby preview (30m 00s)  • PART 4b: Leicester 2 - 1 Everton - and why would Rodgers leave the Foxes for Arsenal?  (39m 30s) • PART 5: The odds with Lee Price fr...more

  • If it’s tomorrow where you are

    Nov 28 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Champions League headlines: Lewy, Lukaku and more (01 m 30s)  • PART 1b: On Spurs, Mou and Bournemouth (08m 00s) • PART 2a: On Chelsea, Tammy, Reece James and West Ham (15m 30s) • PART 2b: On Liverpool, Napoli, Salzburg and Brighton (22m 30s) • PART 3a: Leicester v Everton preview (34m 30s) • PART 3b: Norwich v Arsenal preview (40m 00s) • PART 4a: Wolves v Sheff U preview (43m 00s)  • PART 4b: Man U v Villa preview (48m 00s) • PART 4c: Newcastle v City and the rest of ...more

  • The emotional piano

    Nov 26 2019

    Jimbo, James Horncastle, Raphael Honigstein, Alvaro Romeo and Julien Laurens are back to look ahead to matchday 5 of the Champions League. PSG travel to Real Madrid – is Mbappe auditioning at the Bernabeu? Juventus host Atletico – but does Ronaldo hold Juve back? Barcelona take on Dortmund as Favre feels the heat. Inter Milan look to take advantage. Will they do so thanks to Antonio Conte’s kama sutra? And we review all the domestic action as the proverbial hits the fans in Berlin while Massimo ...more

  • Kloppage time

    Nov 25 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: West Ham 2 - 3 Spurs (01m 30s)  • PART 2a: Palace 1 - 2 Liverpool (09m 00s) • PART 2b: City 2 - 1 Chelsea (11m 30s) • PART 2c: Brighton 0 - 2 Leicester (18m 20s) • PART 3a: Sheff U 3 - 3 Man United  (21m 30s) • PART 3b: Everton 0 - 2 Norwich (29m 30s) • PART 3c: Arsenal 2 - 2 Southampton (32m 00s)  • PART 4a: Bournemouth 1 - 2 Wolves (35m 30s) • PART 4b: Watford 0 - 3 Burnley (37m 20s) • PART 5: The odds with Lee Price from Paddy Power (41 00s)  • PART 6: Flamengo win t...more

  • Twinkling

    Nov 21 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: West Ham v Spurs preview (02m 00s)  • PART 2a: City v Chelsea preview (14m 00s) • PART 2b: Palace v Liverpool (17m 00s) • PART 3a: Wales qualify for Euro 2020 (20m 20s) • PART 3b: Everton v Norwich preview (28m 20s) • PART 3c: Luis Enrique back and the latest on Bale’s Madrid future - with Alvaro Romeo (31m 30s) • PART 4a: Brighton v Leicester preview (36m 10s)  • PART 4b: Sheff U v Man U preview (39m 00s) • PART 4c: Arsenal v Saints and the rest of the PL weekend previ...more

  • The Poch putsch

    Nov 20 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Poch out, Mou in (01m 00s)  • PART 2: A word from the fans - with Pete Haine from the Tottenham Supporters’ Trust (07m 00s) • PART 3: Mou’s man-management (12m 00s) • PART 4: What next for Poch (16m 30s) • PART 5: The odds with Lee Price from Paddy Power (18 00s)  TFS LIVE IN LIVERPOOL! • Get your tickets now! (https://www.thetotallyfootballshow.com/events/) GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/totallyfootballshow/) • find us on Facebook (ht...more

  • A hibernating bear’s faecal plug

    Nov 18 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Yet more tales from the Opta Quiz (01m 00s)  • PART 1b: Euro 2020 headlines (02m 30s) • PART 1c: Wales v Hungary preview (04m 00s) • PART 2a: Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland (11m 00s) • PART 2b: England v Montenegro and Kosovo (12m 30s)   • PART 3a: Finland!  (24m 00s) • PART 3b: France, Belgium and the other Euro 2020 favourites (30m 00s) • PART 4: The odds with Lee Price from Paddy Power (36 10s)  • PART 5a: WSL review - with Lynsey Hooper (38m 00s) • PART 5b:...more

  • Sometimes you need that tension

    Nov 14 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Tales from the Opta Quiz (01m 00s)  • PART 1b: England v Montenegro and Sterling v Gomez (03m 40s) • PART 2a: Wales and Northern Ireland news (12m 00s) • PART 2b: Ireland v Denmark - with Niels Harild (15m 40s) • PART 2c: Other Euro 2020 news (19m 00s)   • PART 3a: The Lionesses, Phil Neville and WSL news (22m 00s) • PART 3b: Wenger, Zlatan and Warnock (25m 00s) • PART 3c: Lessons from German football (30m 20s) • PART 4: More Opta Quiz questions and forgotten transfers...more

  • He punches you right in the face for 90 minutes

    Nov 12 2019

    Jimbo, James Horncastle, Julien Laurens, Raphael Honigstein and Alvaro Romeo review a big weekend around Europe. The cycle appears to be coming to an end at Napoli, while Cagliari come flying up the Serie A table. Juve stay top but has Ronaldo under-delivered in Turin? There are more managerial casualties in the Bundesliga (in more ways than one) but Bayern still destroy Dortmund 4-0 in Der Klassiker. Arsenal reject Lucas Perez is breaking scoring records in La Liga, while Spain’s big 4 are on t...more

  • Gazing on like sheep being herded up a field

    Nov 11 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: The greatest goal ever witnessed lived by Michael Cox (01m 00s)  • PART 1b: Liverpool 3 - 1 City (03m 00s) • PART 2a: Leicester 2 - 0 Arsenal (16m 00s) • PART 2b: Chelsea 2 - 0 Palace (23m 30s) • PART 2c: Spurs 1 - 1 Sheffield U (27m 00s)   • PART 3a: Macclesfield 0 - 4 Kingstonian - and more from the FA Cup (32m 10s) • PART 3b: Man U 3 - 1  Brighton (35m 00s) • PART 3c: Saints 1 - 2 Everton and Norwich 0 -2 Watford (39m 30s) • PART 4: Villa 1 - 2 Wolves and the rest o...more

  • Essentially like Phil Collins

    Nov 07 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Chelsea 4 - 4 Ajax (02m 20s)  • PART 1b: Red Star 0 - 4 Spurs (09m 30s) • PART 1c: More CL headlines  (13m 30s) • PART 2: Liverpool v Man City preview (24m 00s) • PART 3a: Leicester v Arsenal preview  (36m 00s)   • PART 3b: Chelsea v Palace preview (40m 20s) • PART 4a: Man U v Brighton preview (43m 40s) • PART 4b: Spurs v Sheffield Untied preview (46m 30s) • PART 4c: Saints v Everton and the rest of the PL weekend previews (50m 40s) • PART 5: The odds with Lee Price fr...more

  • They did a Niall Quinn

    Nov 05 2019

    The Champions League is back but the big guns are failing to fire – it’s the Totally Football Show – the full continental. Jimbo, James Horncastle, Julien Laurens, Raphael Honigstein and Alvaro Romeo look ahead to Matchday 4, including Dortmund v Inter. Plus Michiel Jongsma joins us to preview Chelsea v Ajax. But the big news comes from Bayern Munich. Niko Kovac gets canned. Who will the next manager be? Will it be ten Hag? Or Wenger? Plus sad scenes surrounding Mario Balotelli and racist abuse ...more

  • Chaos theory on legs

    Nov 04 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: City 2 - 1 Southampton(01m 30s)  • PART 1b: Villa 1 - 2 Liverpool (06m 30s) • PART 2a: West Ham 2 - 3 Newcastle (13m 00s) • PART 2b: Watford 1 - 2 Chelsea (20m 30s) • PART 3a: Palace 0 - 2 Leicester (26m 30s)   • PART 3b: Brighton 2 - 0 Norwich (28m 30s) • PART 3c: Bournemouth 1 - 0 United (30m 00s) • PART 4a: Sheffield U 3 - 0 Burnley (34m 50s) • PART 4b: Arsenal 1 - 1 Wolves - Mou, Nuno or Curbs to the Emirates? (38m 40s) • PART 4c: Everton 1 - 1 Spurs - the worst ga...more

  • Digweed

    Oct 31 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Liverpool 5 - 5 Arsenal (01m 30s)  • PART 2a: On Xhaka and Arsenal v Wolves preview (12m 00s) • PART 2b: City v Saints and Villa v Liverpool previews (19m 20s) • PART 3a: Palace v Leicester preview (26m 00s) • PART 3b: Bournemouth v Man U and Watford v Chelsea previews (31m 30s)   • PART 4a: The weird and wonderful world of mascots (41m 30s) • PART 4b: On Robert Snodgrass and  West Ham v Newcastle preview (50m 00s)  • PART 4c: Everton v Spurs preview and the rest of the...more

  • Dude, where’s my lange?

    Oct 29 2019

    Jimbo, James Horncastle, Julien Laurens, Raphael Honigstein and Alvaro Romeo are back with the Totally Football Show (European edition). There are some surprise leaders across the continent, as Monchengladbach stay top of the Bundesliga and promoted Granada go top in absence of El Clasico. But surely nothing could be more surprising than Jack Rodwell moving to Roma? No surprises in France as PSG thrash Marseille but Ben Yedder is outscoring everyone in the capital at Monaco. There’s been some od...more

  • Three distinct noises

    Oct 28 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Liverpool 2 - 1 Spurs (01m 30s)  • PART 2: Southampton 0 - 9 Leicester - with Carl Anka (11m 30s) • PART 3a: Burnley 2 - 4 Chelsea (24m 00s) • PART 3b: Norwich 1 - 3 Man United (31m 00s) • PART 3c: Arsenal 2 - 2 Palace (34m 50s)   • PART 4a: Brighton 3 - 2 Everton (46m 00s) • PART 4b: The rest of the PL weekend (47m 40s) • PART 5: The odds with Lee Price from Paddy Power (53m 30s)  • PART 6: WSL and Championship news, and Rafael Van Der Dart (55m 00s) TFS LIVE - IN DUBL...more

  • Your garden

    Oct 24 2019

    Jimbo is joined by Frida Fagerlund, Jack Lang and Tom Williams for reaction to this weeks Champions League action. There's also an in-depth Premier League preview, plus news of an exciting finish in Sweden's Allsvenskan.  PART 1: Champions League review (01m 50s)  PART 2: Liverpool v Tottenham preview (14m 44s) PART 3a: Arsenal v Crystal Palace preview (22m 58s)   PART 3b: West Ham v Sheffield United preview (30m 31s) PART 3c: Sweden news + Longstaff's on ice (32m 15s) PART 3d: Norwich v Man Uni...more

  • One Berti is already enough

    Oct 22 2019

    Jimbo, James Horncastle, Julien Laurens and Raphael Honigstein delve deep into Dortmund’s trip to Inter Milan. Will Jadon Sancho be allowed off the naughty step? There’s the first ever meeting of Ajax and Chelsea. Does Erik ten Hag still not get enough credit as a manager? Barcelona have overtaken Real Madrid at the top of La Liga but El Clasico is not happening this weekend. Graham Hunter joins us to explain why. And Kirsten Schlewitz rates Red Star Belgrade’s chances away at Tottenham in the C...more

  • VAR-sectomy

    Oct 21 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  PART 1: Michael Cox's kick offs (01m 40s)  PART 2a: Man Utd 1-1 Liverpool  (03m 00s) PART 2b: Crystal Palace 0-2 Man City  (10m 10s) PART 3a: FA Cup - Haringey Borough walk off after racist chanting (14m 30s)   PART 4a: Chelsea 1-0 Newcastle (21m 20s) PART 4b: Spurs 1-1 Watford (27m 00s) PART 4c: VAR VAR Doom (27m 50s) PART 5a: Bournemouth 0-0 Norwich, Wolves 1-1 Southampton, Villa 2-1 Brighton, and the best nicknamed players (33m 30s)  PART 6a: Everton 2-0 West Ham (37m 50s) PAR...more

  • Ketchup everywhere

    Oct 17 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Ronaldo v Kevin Nolan and compound interest v Alexis Sanchez (01m 00s)  • PART 2a: Euro 2020 qualifiers headlines (03m 00s) • PART 2b: Bulgaria v England, on and off the pitch (04m 20s) • PART 2c: What’s gone wrong with Ireland?  - with Dion Fanning (09m 10s) • PART 3a: Man U v Liverpool preview (16m 10s)   • PART 3b: Palace v City preview (22m 30s)  • PART 4a: Spurs v Watford preview (25m 00s) • PART 4b: Chelsea v Newcastle (31m 00s) • PART 4c: Memories of Sheff U v Ar...more

  • Ukrainian phonetics for David Pleat

    Oct 14 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Carl Barat v Earl Barrett  (01m 00s)  • PART 2a: Czech Republic 2 - 1 England and memories of Sven (03m 10s) • PART 2b: Mixed fortunes for Northern Ireland, Ireland and Scotland (11m 30s) • PART 2c: On Wales' qualification and Daniel James’ concussion (14m 00s) • PART 2d: Ramos, Ronaldo and other international news (18m 00)  • PART 3a: The Nick Miller TFS Quiz! (24m 30s)   • PART 3b: WSL and Non-League Day news (28m 00s)  • PART 3b: The return of Ranieri; Silvinho or Sy...more

  • Rabbit, some Pot Noodles and a lobster

    Oct 10 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: It’s..........Rebekah Vardy’s account (01m 00s)  • PART 2a: International headlines (05m 30s) • PART 2b: Northern Ireland chat - with Keith Bailie (07m 00s) • PART 2c: Wales, Scotland and Ireland news (12m 00s) • PART 3: A love letter to the Czech Republic and Patrik Berger - with Producer Ben(18m 00s)   • PART 4a: Germany 2 - 2 Argentina  (29m 00s)  • PART 4b: France, Italy and other international news (32m 00s) • PART 5a: Petr Cech heads to the ice; Allegri to United;...more

  • The methodology meeting

    Oct 08 2019

    If you’re looking for an actual title race, Jimbo and co have you covered with the goings on around Europe’s major leagues. Monchengladbach are top of the Bundesliga, thanks in part to a Borussia blogger, as Bayern lose at home to Hoffenheim. Juventus overcome Inter in the Derby d’Italia to go top of Serie A, where numerous clubs could be about to change manager. Real Madrid are struggling in the Champions League but are unbeaten and top of La Liga. And while Barca are hot on their tails, club l...more

  • The class of yada yada yada

    Oct 07 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: City 0 - 2 Wolves (02m 20s)  • PART 1b: Liverpool 2 - 1 Leicester (08m 00s) • PART 2a: Brighton 3 - 0 Spurs (11m 30s) • PART 2b: Arsenal, Chelsea, West Ham and Palace (19m 50s) • PART 3a: Scotland and Championship news (23m 00s)   • PART 3b: Newcastle 1 - 0 United (25m 30s)  • PART 4a: Norwich 1 - 5 Villa (33m 30s) • PART 4b: Burnley 1- 0 Everton and the rest of the PL weekend (36m 00s)  • PART 5: The odds with Lee Price from Paddy Power (40m 00s) • PART 6: Phil Nevill...more

  • A freezer full of mince

    Oct 03 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Spurs 2 - 7 Bayern - with Dan Kilpatrick (02m 20s)  • PART 2: Liverpool v Leicester preview (18m 50s) • PART 3a: The Phil Foden dilemma and City v Wolves preview (29m 50s) • PART 3b: Chelsea v Southampton preview (35m 00s) • PART 4a: Newcastle v Man U preview (40m 00s)   • PART 4b: West Ham v Palace and the rest of the PL weekend (43m 30s) • PART 5: The odds with Lee Price from Paddy Power (52m 30s) • PART 6: Sam Kelly on the Superclasico; the weekend in Europe and more...more

  • This elephant was not for dying

    Oct 01 2019

    Jimbo, James Horncastle, Julien Laurens, Raphael Honigstein and Alvaro Romeo review the latest from around Europe and examine a Champions League week headlined by Tottenham v Bayern and Barcelona v Inter. The panel look at the varying fortunes of Alexis, Coutinho, Costa and Sylvinho. Plus the mystery of Kasper Dolberg’s watch is solved!     RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Headlines from around Europe (01m 00s) • PART 2: Tottenham v Bayern preview, plus City v Zagreb & Atalanta v Shakhtar (04m 00...more

  • Chased by peacocks as a child

    Sep 30 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Michael Cox the manager  (01m 00s)  • PART 1b: Sheff U 0 - 1 Liverpool (02m 40s) • PART 1c: Everton 1 - 3 City (09m 00s) • PART 2a: Leicester 5 - 0 Newcastle (15m 00s) • PART 2b: Bournemouth 2 - 2 West Ham (20m 30s) • PART 2c: Spurs 2 - 1 Southampton (25m 00s)  • PART 3a: The Yeovil Town ballboy furore (32m 30s) • PART 3b: Wolves 2 - 0 Watford (38m 00s)  • PART 3c: Palace, Chelsea and the rest of the PL weekend (42m 00s) • PART 4: The odds with Lee Price from Paddy Pow...more

  • Would autumn happen all the same?

    Sep 26 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: EFL Cup round-up (01m 00s)  • PART 2a: Man U v Arsenal preview (12m 40s) • PART 2b: A bad week for Spurs (17m 10s) • PART 2c: Sheff U - Liverpool preview (22m 00s) • PART 2d: Everton v Man City preview (24m 00s) • PART 3a: Competition time with NowTV (28m 30s)  • PART 3b: Watford v Wolves preview  (30m 00s) • PART 3c: Bournemouth v West Ham preview (34m 30s)  • PART 3d: Leicester v Newcastle preview (36m 00s)  • PART 3e: Chelsea v Brighton and the rest of the PL weekend...more

  • The Apple of football

    Sep 24 2019

    It’s the Totally Football Show European edition as Jimbo, James Horncastle, Alvaro Romeo, Julien Laurens and Raphael Honigstein dissect another huge weekend.   Barcelona lose to Tony Adams’s old club, part of their worst start for a quarter of a century. And there’s another goalkeeping war breaking out between ter Stegen v Neuer. Lewandowski is feeling benevolent at Bayern but are Nagelsmann and Leipzig the real deal? Ramsey and Ribery both score in Serie A. Inter are 100% after winning the Mila...more

  • Death by good taste

    Sep 23 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: City 8 - 0 Watford (02m 00s)  • PART 1b: Chelsea 1 - 2 Liverpool (13m 00s) • PART 1c: On VAR and more (18m 30s) • PART 2a: Leicester 2 - 1 Spurs (25m 30s) • PART 2b: West Ham 2 - 0 United and a tale of three strikers (30m 00s) • PART 3a: Arsenal 3 - 2 Villa (39m 00s)  • PART 3b: Everton 0 - 2 Sheff U (43m 00s)   • PART 4: The rest of the PL weekend (48 00s) • PART 5: The odds with Lee Price from Paddy Power (53m 30s) • PART 6: News from the Europa League, National Leag...more

  • The mysterious fish

    Sep 19 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: General knowledge (hard) quiz questions and mascot chat (01m 00s)  • PART 1b: PSG 3 - 0 Real - with Tom Williams (07m 00s)  • PART 2a: Chelsea 0 - 1 Valencia (15m 20s) • PART 2b: Napoli 2 - 0 Liverpool (21m 00s) • PART 2c: Chelsea v Liverpool preview (24m 50s) • PART 3a: Who is Erling Braut Haaland - with Lee Wingate (28m 00s)  • PART 3b: Other CL headlines (33m 10s)   • PART 4a: City v Watford preview (37m 00s) • PART 4b: Spurs 2 - 2 Olympicaos and Leicester preview (...more

  • They’re not fish, they’re not meat

    Sep 17 2019

    Jimbo, James Horncastle, Julien Laurens, Raphael Honigstein and Alvaro Romeo review the latest from around Europe and look ahead to the return of the Champions League and Europa League. The gang are joined by Olympiacos manager Pedro Martins ahead of their clash with Spurs in Greece. There’s Dortmund v Barca, Napoli v Liverpool, PSG v Real and our now weekly slice of Mkhitaryan music. Plus domestically, Inter are top while Lopetegui eyes some revenge over Real this weekend.     RUNNING ORDER:   ...more

  • Lie back and think of Steve Bruce

    Sep 16 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Norwich 3 - 2 City - with Ffion Thomas (01m 00s)  • PART 2a: Liverpool 3 - 1 Newcastle (10m 40s) • PART 2b: Wolves 2 - 5 Chelsea (13m 40s) • PART 3a: Spurs 4 - 0 Palace (21m 30s) • PART 3b: United 1 -  0 Leicester (24m 40s) • PART 3c: Watford 2 - 2 Arsenal (27m 00s)    • PART 4a: Bournemouth 3 - 1 Everton (34m 40s) • PART 4b: Sheff U 0 - 1 Saints and the rest of the PL (39m 00s) • PART 5: The odds with Lee Price from Paddy Power (41m 40s) • PART 6: WSL, Euro and Champio...more

  • Family members

    Sep 12 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: England 5 - 3 Kosovo (02m 40s)  • PART 1c: A word on Germany’s travails (09m 30s)  • PART 2a: A brief history pod Liverpool v Newcastle - with Simon Bird (14m 00s) • PART 2b: Norwich v City preview (27m 30s) • PART 3a: United v Leicester preview (30m 30s) • PART 3b: Spurs v Palace preview (35m 00s)    • PART 3c: Wolves v Chelsea preview (37m 50s) • PART 4a: The rise and rise of the Cowley brother - with Caroline Barker (41m 00s) • PART 4b: Watford v Arsenal and the res...more

  • The Haaland Globetrotters

    Sep 09 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: A whizz through England 4 - 0 Bulgaria  (00m 40s) • PART 1b: Why Kosovo are the biggest story in international football (03m 40s)  • PART 2a: Elsewhere in the Euro qualifiers (08m 00s) • PART 2b: Erling Braut Haaland (16m 30s) • PART 3: Gracia out, QSF back in at Watford - with Mike Parkin (19m 00s) • PART 4: Amazing goals and record crowds at the WSL - with Kait Borsay (25m 30s) • PART 5a: Brazil news and more from the Americas (32m 00s) • PART 5b: The odds with Lee P...more

  • The canine chumming Chilean

    Sep 05 2019

    RUNNING ORDER PART 1 - Transfer noise (01.40) PART 2a - International chat - Germany v Netherlands with a remenisci-package feat. Raf Honigstein and Michiel Jongsma (10.00) PART 2b - England v Bulgaria and favourite Bulgarians (18.20) PART 2c - Home nations round up (23.40) PART 3a - WSL preview (29.50) PART 3b - Owen v Shearer (35.20) PART 4 - The odds with Lee Price from Paddy Power (38.20)  PART 5a - Flip reverse it: Alexis goes to Man City (40.20) PART 5b - Mail bag Q&A inc Inter's Ultra...more

  • Super replacement

    Sep 03 2019

    It’s the Totally Football Show European edition, with Jimbo, James Horncastle, Julien Laurens, Alvaro Romeo and Raphael Honigstein scarcely able to believe that Mauro Icardi is now a PSG player. Unbelievable scenes as Juve and Napoli contest a seven-goal thriller in Serie A, but sadly predictable scenes as Romelu Lukaku suffers racist abuse at Cagliari. Atletico lead the way in Spain while Leipzig are out to prove they’re the real deal in Germany. Plus Ligue 1 has become the tightest league in E...more

  • Getting their tummy tickled

    Sep 02 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Airport transfers (00m 40s) • PART 1b: Arsenal 2 - 2 Spurs (05 00s)  • PART 2a: Liverpool and City continue to set the pace (16m 50s) • PART 2b: Everton 3 - 2 Wolves - with Matt Jones (22m 40s) • PART 2c: Leicester 3 - 1 Bournemouth (31m 30s) • PART 3a: Southampton 1 - 1 Man U  (35m 00s) • PART 3b: Chelsea 2 - 2 Sheff U (38m 00)  • PART 4a: The rest of the PL weekend  (42m 10s) • PART 4b: The odds with Lee Price from Paddy Power (45m 40s) • PART 5: WSL, the Old Firm an...more

  • Small personing

    Aug 29 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: A Swede in England (00m 40s) • PART 1b: Arsenal v Spurs preview  (03 30s)  • PART 2: Bury are gone, are Bolton next? - with Ashley Brown from the FSA (12m 10s) • PART 3a: Man City v Brighton preview and more on Graham Potter (17m 30s) • PART 3b: Burnley v Liverpool preview (25m 50s) • PART 4a: Saints v United preview (30m 00s) • PART 4b: Newcastle v Watford preview - with a bit of Emma Saunders (35m 00)  • PART 4c: Of Larsson, Limpar and Brolin (37m 30s) • PART 4d: Vil...more

  • We don’t need to translate that

    Aug 27 2019

    A stunning start to Serie A with goals galore and some inspirational stories off the pitch. Jimbo, James Horncastle, Julien Laurens, Alvaro Romeo and Raphael Honigstein cast their eye over the weekend. Stepping into the spotlight this week, it’s Griezmann, Choupo-Moting and Guardiola. Not that one. Plus Pedro Pinto joins us to discuss O Clássico, Champions League draws and superstar Joao Felix. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Serie A round-up: Fiorentina 3-4 Napoli, the Juve bench and Mihajlovic mak...more

  • Putting a cloud in a headlock

    Aug 26 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Liverpool 3 - 1 Arsenal (02m 20s) • PART 1b: Bournemouth 1 - 3 City (11m 20s)  • PART 2a: United 1 - 2 Palace - with Ed Malyon (14m 00s) • PART 2b: On twitter and racism (24m 50s) • PART 3a: Spurs 0 - 1 Newcastle (27m 30s) • PART 3b: Norwich 2 - 3 Chelsea (35m 50s) • PART 3c: Brighton 0 - 1 Southampton (38m 30s) • PART 4a: Bury and Bolton updates (42m 00s) • PART 4b: Watford 1 - 3 West Ham and the rest of the PL weekend  (43m 30s) • PART 5: The odds with Lee Price from...more

  • British Teletext in Holland

    Aug 22 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Wolves 1 - 1 United  - penalties and shirt numbers (02m 30s) • PART 1b: United v Palace preview (13m 30s)  • PART 1c: Existentialism with Jesse Lingard (15m 10s) • PART 2: Memories of Liverpool v Arsenal (17m 30s) • PART 3: A look ahead to the weekend in Europe (28m 40s) • PART 4a: Watford v West Ham preview (31m 20s) • PART 4b: Spurs v Newcastle preview (32m 30s) • PART 4c: Norwich v Chelsea preview and the rest of the PL weekend (34m 00s) • PART 5: The odds with Lee ...more

  • He’s not a prospect, he’s a reality

    Aug 20 2019

    La Liga and the Bundesliga return in some style as Jimbo, James Horncastle, Julien Laurens, Alvaro Romeo and Raphael Honigstein look back at the weekend’s action. Bilbao beat Barca while Bale and Trippier impress for Real and Atleti. Bayern drop points but pick up Coutinho. And Rennes upset PSG with the help of a 16 year old prodigy. Is the Neymar saga getting to everyone? Plus Lee Cattermole’s gone to the Netherlands and Balotelli’s back in Brescia. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: La Liga: Barca fa...more

  • A language that we cannot speak

    Aug 19 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: City 2 - 2 Spurs; KDB and VAR (02m 20s) • PART 1b: Southampton 1 - 2 Liverpool (09m 00s)  • PART 2a: Norwich 3 - 1 Newcastle (12m 50s) • PART 2b: Sheff U 1 - 0 Palace (17m 30s) • PART 3a: Chelsea v Leicester (22m 10s) • PART 3b: Arsenal 2 -1 Burnley (27m 00s) • PART 4a: Brighton 1 - 1 West Ham (34m 30s) • PART 4b: The rest of the PL (38m 00s) • PART 5a: The odds with Lee Price from Paddy Power (45m 20s) • PART 5b: Countinho, Neymar and Euro news (47m 10s) WE’VE GOT A N...more

  • Even their own mother can’t tell them apart

    Aug 15 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Liverpool beat Chelsea in the Super Cup (01m 00s) • PART 1b: Chelsea v Leicester and Southampton v Liverpool previews (07m 00s)  • PART 2a: City v Spurs preview (11m 30s) • PART 2b: Wolves v Man U preview (15m 20s) • PART 3a: Burnley v Arsenal preview (21m 00s) • PART 3b: The rest of the PL weekend (26m 00s) • PART 4a: The odds with Lee Price from Paddy Power (35m 30s) • PART 4b: Celtic out of the CL, a new offside rule, and more (37m 30s) WE’VE GOT A NEW WEBSITE! chec...more

  • In a gold cupboard

    Aug 13 2019

    Another European edition of the Totally Football Show, as James Richardson is joined once again by Julien Laurens, Raphael Honigstein, Alvaro Romeo and James Horncastle. Ligue 1 is back underway and it’s a shocking start for AVB at Marseille and another red card for Fabregas at Monaco. How much longer will Neymar be a part of French football and where is he going? Romelu Lukaku’s going to Inter Milan, while Juventus are trying and failing to sell Paulo Dybala. The Bundesliga and La Liga return t...more

  • Chaos theory

    Aug 12 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Opening Andy Murray’s post (00m 40s) • PART 1b: United 4 - 0 Chelsea (03m 10s)  • PART 2a: Liverpool 4 - 1 Norwich (11m 10s)  • PART 2b: West Ham 0 - 5 City (17m 00s) • PART 3a: Bury, Bolton and more - with Nick Miller (21m 30s) • PART 3b: Watford 0 - 3 Brighton and staring at seagulls (26m 00s) • PART 3c: Spurs 3 - 1 Vila (33m 10s) • PART 3d: Newcastle 0 - 1 Arsenal (38m 20s) • PART 4a: Burnley 3 - 0 Southampton - with added Burnley hip hop (41m 20s) • PART 4b: The re...more

  • Football hurts

    Aug 08 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:    PART 1 – Transfers on deadline day (03m 00s) PART 2 – Wolves lovin' (12m 15s)  PART 3 – Who's tipped to topple the top six (22m 15s) PART 4a – Promoted teams (30m 27s) PART 4b – Relegation candidates (39m 55s) PART 5 - Paddy Power odds (50m 33s) PART 6 - Mailbag(52m 13s) TFS LIVE AT THE SOUTHBANK CENTRE - MON 30 SEPT 2019: Get your tickets now! (https://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whats-on/136322-totally-football-show-live-james-richardson-2019) GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Insta...more

  • Goodbye to the old guard?

    Aug 06 2019

    James Richardson brings you the first of a weekly European edition of the Totally Football show with James Horncastle, Julien Laurens, Raphael Honigstein and Alvaro Romeo. Are we set to see some title races around Europe? The panel preview the coming campaigns in Spain, Italy, Germany and France and offer insight on where Lukaku will end up, whether Bayern will get Sane and what were Juve thinking with their new home shirt. RUNNING ORDER:    PART 1 – La Liga preview – Barca, Real and Atleti spla...more

  • Aggressive and excessive squares

    Aug 05 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  PART 1 - Liverpool and Man City - who will win? (03m 40s) PART 2 - Chelsea transfer ban, Arsenal transfer BOOM (16m 00s)  PART 3 - Spurs is the word (28m 00s) PART 4 - Manchester United's various chances and changes with Ian Irving (34m 30s) PART 5 - Paddy Power odds (46m 00s) PART 6 - Mailbag, VAR and goal kicks (48m 00s) TFS LIVE AT THE SOUTHBANK CENTRE - MON 30 SEPT 2019: Get your tickets now! (https://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whats-on/136322-totally-football-show-live-james-...more

  • A transformative transfer

    Aug 01 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  PART 1a - MoPo Oh No! (01m 40s) PART 2a - The shutting of the transfer window is in sight (08m 10s)  PART 2b - The Dybala-Lukaku conundrum with James Horncastle (10m50s) PART 2c - Inter British transfers, McPlayers, and Villa sign more people (17m 00s) PART 3a - Community Shield preview (27m 30s) PART 3b - League One and Bury (32m 30s) PART 4 - Paddy Power Odds (37m 20s) PART 5a - CR7 being sued for not playing (39m 20s) PART 5b - The Best (42m 00s) PART 5c - Fort William win and...more

  • A colon *and* a question mark?

    Jul 29 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Bale sent to Coventry as China move collapses (02m 00s) • PART 1b: Atletico 7 - 3 Real (09m 00s)  • PART 2: Funny football injuries 1 (12m 00s)  • PART 3a: Pepe, Zaha, Dybala and other transfer news (17m 00s) • PART 3b: The odds with Lee Price from Paddy Power (24m 00s) • PART 4a: The best and worst football chants (26m 10s) • PART 4b: Funny football injuries 2 and poached eggs - again (31m 40s)  TFS LIVE AT THE SOUTHBANK CENTRE - MON 30 SEPT 2019: Get your tickets now...more

  • Return to sender

    Jul 25 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  PART 1a: Best ice cream in town (01m 00s) PART 2a: Gareth Bale and Dani Ceballos news and updates with Alvaro Romeo (03m 10s)  PART 2b: The rising cost of footballers (06m 00s) PART 3a: German focus including Chelsea, Newcastle, and Bayern (11m 10s)  PART 4a: Italian focus including Lukaku and Higuain (23m 50s) PART 4b: Ronaldo case update (30m 20s) PART 5a: The odds with Lee Price from Paddy Power (35m 30s) PART 5b: Leeds, Leeds, Leeds, and Instagram's rich list (36m 40s) TFS LI...more

  • Behind closed doors

    Jul 22 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: More Scatman John (01m 00s) • PART 1b: Zlatan gonna Zlatan and the best footballing (02m 20s)  • PART 2a: Gareth Bale heads to the Real exit door (06m 30s)   • PART 2b: Pochettino’s future (10m 00s)  • PART 2c: Father and son combos at the same club (12m 30s) • PART 2d The Huddersfield kit hoo-haa and the best/worst sponsors of all time (15m 50s) • PART 3a: Mason Greenwood and other pre-season stars (18m 20s)  • PART 3b: Focus on Aston Villa - with Nick Miller (24m 30s...more

  • An Englishman abroad... and back again

    Jul 18 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  PART 1a: Steve Bruce goes to Newcastle, officially (01m 30s) PART 1b: Further Bruce thoughts with Lee Ryder from the Newcastle Chronicle (03m 30s) PART 1c: Joey Barton news (08m 10s)   PART 2a: de Ligt in Turin as Juve aim to be youthful (11m 20s) PART 2b: Haller becomes a Hammer with Raf Honigstein (14m 40s) PART 3c: Lookman to Leipzig, Delph to Everton, Trippier to Atleti, and Ravel to Blades (17m 20s) PART 4: AFCON Final preview (32m 40s) PART 5: Pre season tales (41m 30s) TFS...more

  • A mixed record against the canine community

    Jul 15 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Scatman John (00m 50s) • PART 1b: Arsenal under the Kosc - with Charles Watts from Goal (02m 50s)  • PART 2: From bad to worse at Newcastle (14m 00s)   • PART 3: Griezmann moves, Crouchy retires and Sturridge gets his dog back (18m 40s) • PART 4a: Afcon update - with Mani Djazmi (26m 00s) • PART 4b: Haddaway (33m 00s) TFS LIVE AT THE SOUTHBANK CENTRE - MON 30 SEPT 2019: Get your tickets now! (https://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whats-on/136322-totally-football-show-live-...more

  • Zonal Marking: Bayern's treble winners

    Jul 11 2019

    The Totally Football Show brings you this summer series to coincide with the release of Zonal Marking, a book written by Michael Cox. Each week, Michael and Iain Macintosh will be joined by a familiar face from the Totally Football Show, to take a look at a classic side from the last 25 years of European football.   In the final episode, Rafa Honigstein analyses Bayern's treble winners of 2013, who put their near misses in 2010 and 2012 behind them in spectacular style. Thanks to Robben, Ribery ...more

  • The Tangena ordeal

    Jul 08 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Greece or Blackpool? (00m 40s) • PART 1b: Women’s World Cup wrap up - with Kait Borsay from the Offside Rule (02m 10s)  • PART 2: Frank Lampard finally joins Chelsea - with Matt Davies-Adams (13m 30s)   • PART 3: Transfer news: Rodri, Griezmann, Ayoze, Pogba and Maxi Gomez (22m 30s) • PART 3a: Football Hackers (24m 40s)  • PART 4a: Afcon update and Madagascan facts (33m 00s) • PART 4b: Mexico win the Gold Cup (36m 00s) • PART 4c: Messi’s red card and Brazil win the Cop...more

  • Zonal Marking: Spain’s tournament trilogy

    Jul 04 2019

    The Totally Football Show brings you this summer series to coincide with the release of Zonal Marking, a book written by Michael Cox. Each week, Michael and Iain Macintosh will be joined by a familiar face from the Totally Football Show, to take a look at a classic side from the last 25 years of European football.   In episode 5, Alvaro Romeo joins us to remember Spain shedding their tag of serial bottlers. They won three major tournaments in a row, with or without a striker, monopolising silver...more

  • Football Hackers

    Jul 03 2019

    Tom Williams talks to the German football writer Christoph Bierman about his latest book, Football Hackers - all about the increasing role of data and metrics in modern day coaching and tactics Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • A PR kid called Jez

    Jul 01 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Tottenham do a signing! The lowdown on Clarke and Ndombele (01m 40s) • PART 1b: Zaha prepares to say ta-ta to Palace - but can Arsenal afford him? (07m 40s)  • PART 2a: Bronze, White and goalscoring colours (13m 40s)   • PART 2b: East Midlands manager watch - with Nick Miller (15m 20s) • PART 3a: Football Hackers (24m 40s)  • PART 3b: Madagascar, Egypt’s Amr Warda and more news from Afcon (27m 00s) • PART 3c: Gold Cup and Copa America news (36m 00s) • PART 4a: Milan ki...more

  • Zonal Marking: Mourinho's Porto

    Jun 27 2019

    The Totally Football Show brings you this summer series to coincide with the release of Zonal Marking, a book written by Michael Cox. Each week, Michael and Iain Macintosh will be joined by a familiar face from the Totally Football Show, to take a look at a classic side from the last 25 years of European football.   In episode 4, Tom Williams is back to review perhaps the biggest underdog winners in Champions League history - Porto in 2004. We go back to a time when Jose Mourinho was charismatic...more

  • Not the low maintenance option

    Jun 24 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Gentle sports touches (01m 40s) • PART 1b: Benitez and Newcastle are no more (04m 00s)  • PART 2a: Neymar to leave PSG and return to Barcelona? (10m 00s)   • PART 2b: Platini in the dock (17m 00s) • PART 3a: Women’s World Cup update (22 30s)  • PART 3b: Copa America update - with Jack Lang (30m 20s) • PART 3c: In which we open some more Panini stickers (34m 30s) • PART 3d: Manager moves and transfer talk - with Nick Miller (36m 40s) • PART 4a: England collapse at the U...more

  • Zonal Marking: France at Euro 2000

    Jun 20 2019

    The Totally Football Show brings you a six-part summer series to coincide with the release of Zonal Marking, a book written by Michael Cox. Each week, Michael and Iain Macintosh will be joined by a familiar face from the Totally Football Show, to take a look at a classic side from the last 25 years of European football.   For episode 3, we're joined by special guest Julien Laurens to discuss France’s victory at Euro 2000. Where Roger Lemerre somehow managed to fill the void left by Stéphane Guiv...more

  • The secret sauce

    Jun 17 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: A new challenge for Pogba? (01m 40s) • PART 2a: Sarri in at Juve, Frank in at Chelsea? (08m 40s)  • PART 2b: Woodgate at Boro, Bilic at WBA and other managerial moves - with Nick Miller (17m 40s)   • PART 3a: In which we open some Panini stickers (25m 40s) • PART 3b: Jack Lang on the start of the Copa America (28m 40s)   • PART 3c: A word on The Offside Rule: Women’s World Cup Edition - only on Spotify (35m 20s)  • PART 3d: The Euro U21s - with Daniel Storey (37m 00s) •...more

  • Zonal Marking: Juventus in the late 90s

    Jun 13 2019

    The Totally Football Show brings you a six-part summer series to coincide with the release of Zonal Marking, a book written by Michael Cox. Each week, Michael and Iain Macintosh will be joined by a familiar face from the Totally Football Show, to take a look at a classic side from the last 25 years of European football.   In our second episode, we're joined by special guest James Horncastle to discuss the team that provided the inspiration for his hairstyle and the team that gave Gary Neville ni...more

  • Further adventures in Maradonaland

    Jun 10 2019

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  • Zonal Marking: Ajax 94/95

    Jun 06 2019

    The Totally Football Show brings you a six-part summer series to coincide with the release of Zonal Marking, a book written by Michael Cox. Each week, Michael and Iain Macintosh will be joined by a familiar face from the Totally Football Show, to take a look at a classic side from the last 25 years of European football. In our first episode, we're joined by special guest Tom Williams to discuss the 1995 Champions League winners - Louis Van Gaal's Ajax. Featuring a future Barnet boss, a future Ip...more

  • Level 42

    Jun 02 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Liverpool 2-0 Spurs in the CL final (01m 10s) • PART 2a: Why was this such a bad final? (06m 30s)  • PART 2b: The road ahead for Spurs (16m 30s)   • PART 3: Penalties, hot coals and streakers (19m 40s) • PART 4: Nations League, Women’s World Cup - our Totally Football summer, only on Spotify, but still totally free (26m 00s)  • PART 5: The odds with Paddy Power’s Lee Price (29m 00s) • PART 6: Sarri to Juve, Italian net-minders and model railways (30m 40s)  LISTEN TO THE...more

  • Lazy scapegoating

    May 30 2019

    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Chelsea win the Europa League (01m 10s) • PART 1b: Ozil and Rob Green (07m 00s)  • PART 1c: Hazard and Sarri (13m 30s)  • PART 2: Champions League final preview! (20m 00s)   • PART 3: Villa back in the PL and more from the playoffs (33m 30s) • PART 4a: Union Berlin, the return of AVB and more news from around Europe (39m 00s)  • PART 4b: Mega Serie A chat (43m 30s) • PART 5: The odds with Paddy Power’s Lee Price (55m 40s) • PART 6: A mega summer of football - and two n...more

  • Pantheon

    May 20 2019

    Rafa Honigstein, Emma Saunders and Daniel Storey join Iain Macintosh to relive the FA Cup final and assess City’s historic treble. Plus: Bayern wrap up the Bundesliga; Derby’s bar bill; and who will replace Max Allegri at Juventus?  RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: City 6 - 0 Watford (01m 10s) • PART 1b: City’s place in the pantheon and is football broken? (04m 40s)  • PART 2: An ode to Vincent Kompany (14m 00s)  • PART 3a: Bayern wrap up the Bundesliga (22m 40s)   • PART 3b: Where next for Gare...more

  • That's real dominion

    May 13 2019

    It's Matt Davies-Adams in the hotseat this week but fear not because we have James Horncastle, Daniel Storey, and Michael Cox in tow to break down that final day of the Premier League. We discuss the Solskjær effect, Sauce FC, and Serene Spurs. Plus a look back on the Europa League semi finals, a look ahead to the FA Cup Final, and the sacking of Chris Hughton. RUNNING ORDER: * PART 1a: A Horny Cox Storey (00m 40s) * PART 2a: Mahrez seals the deal and events at Anfield (02m 30s) * PART 2...more

  • Things are happening

    May 09 2019

    After the most incredible midweek of football that reduced many to tears, Jimbo is joined by Duncan Alexander, Natalie Gedra and Alvaro Romeo to discuss the greatest comeback in Champions League history. And then again. Plus: the Premier League title race nears its conclusion, the greatest ever promoted teams and what happens to league structures when clubs go out of business. RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Football, bloody hell (01m 00s) • PART 1b: Ajax 2-3 Spurs (04m 00s) • PART 2: L...more

  • So fresh, so clean

    May 07 2019

    Jimbo, James Horncastle, Sasha Goryunov and Michael Cox bring you a Monday late night special, reacting to Manchester City’s win over Leicester, and Vincent Kompany’s screamer, that puts Pep’s men on the brink of the Premier League title. We also look ahead to the Champions League and Europa League semi-finals. Plus there’s piers in Bournemouth, poor sportsmanship in Plymouth and Brexit in Fylde . RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Manchester City 1-0 Leicester (01m 00s) • PART 2a: Liverpool ...more

  • Potting boots

    May 02 2019

    Jimbo, Duncan Alexander, Julien Laurens and Michael Cox look back on a Messi night for Klopp and co and another Ajax Champions League triumph. Plus: sound the former Liverpool mangers klaxon; the match older than football itself; and the etymology of squeaky bum time  RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Barcelona 3 - 0 Liverpool (02m 00s) • PART 1b: Spurs 0 - 1 Ajax (12m 10s)  • PART 2a: Liverpool v Newcastle and City v Leicester previews (21m 20s)  • PART 2b: Stumbling to the Top 4 (27m 40s)   • P...more

  • Cheese watching

    Apr 29 2019

    Jimbo, Daniel Storey, Tom Williams and Jack Lang look ahead to Liverpool’s trip to Barcelona and a patched-up Tottenham’s game with Ajax in the Champions League semi-finals. Plus: De Gea in pieces; Antonio’s air hump; and Frankfurt with extra mustard RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: United 1 - 1 Chelsea (02m 10s) • PART 1b: Liverpool and City keep on keeping’ on (09m 10s)  • PART 2a: Spurs v Ajax preview - with Yordi Yamali (16m 20s)  • PART 2b: Barca v Liverpool preview (25m 10s)   • PART 2c: A...more

  • End game

    Apr 25 2019

    Jimbo gets up close and personal with Carl Anka, Duncan Alexander and Daniel Storey to discuss the one-sided Manchester derby and whether this is now the end of the title race. Plus: the most spaced-out goals in PL history; Flip Reversing Didier Drogba in the 2012 Champions League final; and Sven to Scotland? RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: City a class above United (01m 00s) • PART 1b: Burnley v City glimmers of hope for Liverpool (11m 30s)  • PART 2a: United v Chelsea preview (13m 30s)  • PART...more

  • A bottom half powerhouse

    Apr 22 2019

    Jimbo, James Horncastle, Michael Cox and Jack Lang pore over Everton’s ruthless demolition of Man United and look ahead to a (possibly) equally embarrassing Manchester derby. Plus: footballers you’ve forgotten about; why Fulham should be thoroughly ashamed of themselves; and the PFA player of the year lists RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Our Easter XI (01m 00s) • PART 2a: Everton 4 - 0 United (02m 30s)  • PART 2b: City 1 -0 Spurs and the Manchester derby (12m 00s)  • PART 2c: A final word on Mar...more

  • Cagey for the first three minutes

    Apr 18 2019

    Jimbo, Pat Nevin, Duncan Alexander and Alvaro Romeo catch their breath and relive that incredible battle between City and Spurs at the Etihad. Plus: reasons to smile about Ajax; the xG-iest game of all time; and whither Alex McLeish RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: The story of City 4 - 3 Spurs (02m 00s) • PART 2a: City v Spurs redux (22m 00s)  • PART 2b: Ajax light up the CL again - with Michiel Jongsma (24m 30s)  • PART 2c: A word on Ronaldo (30m 50s)  • PART 2d: Barcelona do United with Liverp...more

  • Tired of sunny truisms

    Apr 15 2019

    Jimbo, Michael Cox, Ian Irving and Daniel Storey talk about the tightest of title races and Champions League second legs. Plus, Brighton’s race to the bottom; yet more Drake curses; and a wood-related XI RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Liverpool 2 - 0 Chelsea (01m 40s) • PART 1b: Palace 1 - 3 City (10m 40s)  • PART 2a: City v Spurs go again in the CL (14m 50s)  • PART 2b: Can United to an Ole at Camp Nou? (19m 20s)  • PART 2c: Liverpool back at the Dragao (25m 00s) • PART 2d: Juve v Ajax redux...more

  • Guilty secrets

    Apr 11 2019

    Jimbo, James Horncastle, Matt Davies-Adams and Tom Williams talk about Tottenham’s Champions League triumph and look ahead to Liverpool v Chelsea and Palace v City. Plus: Rafa Honigstein on the Bundesliga title race, Dutch crooning, and more on the Drake Curse RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Spurs 1 - 0 City - another Pep Euro brain fart? (02m 00s) • PART 1b: Liverpool 2 - 0 Porto - Klopp’s new midfield alchemy (11m 50s)  • PART 1c: United 0 - 1 Barcelona (13m 40s)  • PART 1d: Ajax 1 - 1 Juve an...more

  • A scheduling dilemma for Elton John

    Apr 08 2019

    Jimbo is joined by Natalie Gedra, Daniel Storey and Michael Cox to relive Watford’s FA Cup comeback and look ahead to a huge week for City, Spurs, Liverpool and United in the Champions League. Plus: bucket list fixtures; ‘joy in the legs’, and memories of Rory Delap  RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Watford 3 - 2 Wolves - with Emma Saunders (01m 30s) • PART 1b: City 1 - 0 Brighton (12m 10s)  • PART 1c: City v Spurs Champions League preview (16m 00s)  • PART 2a: Liverpool back on top of the PL (20...more

  • A wine bar in Newport

    Apr 04 2019

    Jimbo, Rafa Honigstein, Lynsey Hooper and Duncan Alexander discuss the legend of the Watford fridge, Wengerian theology and big fish syndrome. Plus, FA Cup semi finals, Tottenham’s move home, and a look ahead to Der Klassiker RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Football domestics and going down (00m 40s) • PART 1b: Wolves 2 - 1 Man U and the Mike Dean 100 (02m 20s)  • PART 1c: Wolves v Watford preview and the tale of Eddie Plumley (06m 50s)  • PART 2a: More on Man U (13m 00s)  • PART 2b: Spurs in n...more

  • Mockingly casual

    Apr 01 2019

    Jimbo’s joined by Sasha Goryunov, Michael Cox and Leroy Rosenior MBE to talk lucky Liverpool, teetering Tottenham, and an extra angry Neil Warnock. Plus: adieu, Huddersfield; Benfica's new debutant; and No Room For Racism     RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Liverpool 2 - 1 Spurs - and Anfield goes berzerk (01m 20s) • PART 1b: Chelsea 1 - 2 Chelsea (14m 50s)  • PART 2: The relegation picture and favourite Huddersfield memories (23m 10s)  • PART 3a: The Championship and Checkatrade Trophy (33m 10s...more

  • The endless search for perfection

    Mar 28 2019

    Jimbo has Duncan Alexander, Matt Davies-Adams and Tom Williams for company to look ahead to Liverpool v Spurs and the inevitable farewell to Huddersfield. Plus bold predictions, pubic inflammation, and the dirtiest fixture in history  RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Happy birthday, MD-A and Steve Bull (01m 40s) • PART 1b: Liverpool v Spurs preview and Harry Kane to the NFL (02m 10s)  • PART 1c: Fulham v City preview (10m 00s) • PART 2: Swistanbul and other Euro 2020 headlines (11m 30s)  • PART ...more

  • A bone to pick

    Mar 25 2019

    Jimbo is joined by Daniel Storey, Michael Cox and Jack Lang to talk about England continuing to be really quite good indeed. Plus, Scotland hit rock bottom; Birmingham docked 9 points; and why it would have been better for Brazil if they hadn’t won World Cup ’94 RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: England 5 - 0 Czech Rep (01m 40s) • PART 1b: Holland 2 - 3 Germany (09m 10s)  • PART 1c: Gibraltar, home nations and more (13m 50s) • PART 2a: Scotland hit rock bottom - with Laura Brannan (20m 00s)  • PA...more

  • More common than potato and pasta

    Mar 21 2019

    Jimbo lines up alongside Julien Laurens, Duncan Alexander and James Horncastle to talk Euro 2020 qualifiers, while Simon Kuper tells us about Holland’s rejuvenation. Plus: dinner with Mick McCarthy and what would have happened if Dion Dublin hadn’t suffered a broken leg in 1992? RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: A Euro 2020 explainer (01m 00s) • PART 1b: Rice and riches up front England v Czech Republic preview (04m 00s)  • PART 2a: Scotland, Wales, NI news and dinner with Mick McCarthy (13m 40s) ...more

  • Fading out of the photograph

    Mar 18 2019

    Jimbo has Daniel Storey, Michael Cox and Ian Irving on board to talk FA Cup and Champions League draw. Plus, naughty Q words, tales of wind, and what would have happened if Gazza never made that tackle on Gary Charles in 1991 RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Swansea 2 - 3 City and the Q word (02m 00s) • PART 1b: Brighton come good at the Den (09m 10s)  • PART 1c: Wolves and Watford set up their semi (10m 50s) • PART 2a: Cycling and Football League news (19m 50s)  • PART 2b: Champions League QFs ...more

  • An ideal farmhand

    Mar 14 2019

    Jimbo’s joined by Julien Laurens, Daniel Storey and Jack Lang to dissect more Premier League success in the Champions League. Plus, Rafa Honigstein on a potential Neu Gotterdammerung; Alvaro Romeo on Zidane turning up again at Real; and the first iteration of One Game to Replay  RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Four PL sides in CL last 8 (00m 40s) • PART 1b: Bayern 1 - 3 Liverpool - with Rafa Honigstein (05m 00s)  • PART 1c: Juve 3 - 0 Atletico Madrid (14m 50s) • PART 2a: Barcelona 5 - 1 Lyon and...more

  • Yin and yang

    Mar 11 2019

    Jimbo has Michael Cox, Tom Williams and James Horncastle in the pod to look back on a weekend of dodgy non-VAR goals and pitch invaders. Plus: Liverpool head to Bayern; Ranieri returns to Rome; and Dion Dublin days with Jason Statham RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: City 3 - 1 Watford (01m 30s) • PART 1b: Liverpool 4 - 2 Burnley (05m 00s)  • PART 1c: Rafa Honigstein on Bayern v Liverpool and City v Schalke (09m 40s) • PART 2a: Barcelona v Lyon preview (16m 30s)  • PART 2b: Juve v Atl...more

  • Les Miserables

    Mar 07 2019

    Jimbo has Natalie Gedra, James Horncastle and Tom Williams in the studio and Julien Laurens, Michiel Jongsma and Alvaro Romeo on the line to talk PSG v United, Real v Ajax and a truly amazing midweek in the Champions League. Plus: beard implants; sausage trains; and the Lionesses roar again RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: So United, so PSG - with a very sad Julien Laurens (03m 20s) • PART 2a: Ajax humble Real - with added Michiel Jongsma and Alvaro Romeo (13m 00s)  • PART 2b: Spurs and Porto also ...more

  • The ‘Try Your Hardest, Lads’ Cup

    Mar 04 2019

    Jimbo, Daniel Storey, Michael Cox and Sasha Goryunov review the weekend’s derbies and how they impact upon the the race for the title and top four. Plus, pontifications on the expected assists, Ji-Dong Won’s second act, and a new name for the SheBelieves Cup RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Klopp blows the Merseyside derby (02m 00s) • PART 1b: City roll on - but at what cost (08m 30s)  • PART 2: The North London derby (15m 40s) • PART 3a: United 3 - 2 Saints and a look ahead to PSG (25m 40s)  • ...more

  • Karmatic payback

    Feb 28 2019

    Jimbo has James Horncastle, Lynsey Hooper, and Duncan Alexander in to discuss all the midweek news including the repercussions on Kepa, Brendan Rodgers to Leicester, and a shout for goal of the season. Plus: a look ahead to the weekend in Europe, the SheBelieves Cup, and what exactly makes a pointless stat.  RUNNING ORDER:  * PART 1a: Leicester hire Rodgers (01m 30s) * PART 2a: Liverpool's 5 star performance over Watford and City keep the pressure on (06m 40s) * PART 2b: Not so hap...more

  • Brexit…Rodgers leaves for Leicester

    Feb 27 2019

    The Totally Scottish Football Show invades the Totally Football Show for a special episode. In the space of one crazy Tuesday, Brendan Rodgers walks away from Celtic for Leicester. And consigliere Neil Lennon returns to the managerial hot seat at Celtic Park. Our regular Scottish trio of Andrew Slaven, JJ Bull from the Telegraph and Laura Brannan from COPA90 are in the studio to discuss a huge story in British football. Although the digital Jim Leighton is sadly unable to join us. With Celtic ...more

  • Catering options

    Feb 25 2019

    Jimbo’s back and he’s got Daniel Storey, Michael Cox and Carl Anka for company to give scrutiny to Kepa’s act of Wembley mutiny.  Plus: a Phyrric draw at Old Trafford; Whisperin’ Claude Puel-ed off at Leicester; counting with Almiron  RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Kepa, Sarri and a cup final (01m 30s) • PART 1b: Chelsea v Spurs preview, transfer bans and Burnley’s unbeaten run (11m 50s)  • PART 2a: United 0 - 0 Liverpool and the most Phyrric of stalemates (19m 10s) • PART 2b: More love for Wat...more

  • The last hurrah?

    Feb 21 2019

    Lynsey Hooper is joined by Pat Nevin, Daniel Storey and Alvaro Romeo to look back on all things Champions League. Plus, Liverpool head to United, and Sarri’s likely Wembley swan song RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Liverpool 0 - 0 Bayern (02m 00s) • PART 1b: Schalke 2 - 3 City - comebacks, character and controVARsy (10m 30s)  • PART 2a: Atletico 2 - 0 Juve (16m 20s) • PART 2b: Another blank for Barca - and why Luis Suarez is past it (22m 20s)  • PART 3a: Misadventures in Sarriball (26m 30s) • ...more

  • A canary in the coal mine

    Feb 18 2019

    Lynsey Hooper’s holding the fort and she's got James Horncastle, Daniel Storey and Michael Cox for company to seek answers from the fifth round of the FA Cup and preview Liverpool v Bayern in the Champions League. Plus, another red card for Ramos; Arsenal on the brink against BATE; and a cricket score in Serie C RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Wolves, Watford and Palace all progress (01m 00s) • PART 1b: The curious case of Phil Foden (11m 10s)  • PART 1c: Millwall’s astonishing FA Cup record, Der...more

  • Left for dust

    Feb 14 2019

    Jimbo’s joined by his three amigos Rafa Honigstein, Julien Laurens and James Horncastle to look back on great wins for Spurs and PSG in the Champions League. Plus: FA Cup previews; a salute to Gordon Banks; and the Icardi derby RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Spurs 3- 0 Dortmund (01m 00s) • PART 2: Man U 0 - 2 PSG (13m 00s)  • PART 2b: Dirty Leeds announcement, Dirty Ramos analysis, and Roma 2 - 1 Porto (27m 10s) • PART 3a: A salute to Gordon Banks (37m 00s)  • PART 3b: Chelsea v Uni...more

  • Awkward

    Feb 11 2019

    Jimbo’s joined by Matt Davies-Adams, Michael Cox and Ian Irving to gawp at City’s annihilation of Chelsea, gasp at the United’s prospects against PSG, and gather round to learn the German for 'lackadaisical'  RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: City 6 - 0 Chelsea (01m 00s) • PART 2a: Liverpool 3 - 0 Bournemouth Spurs (15m 1 0s)  • PART 2b: Spurs 3 - 1 Leicester (18m 00s) • PART 2c: Spurs v Dortmund preview - with Rafa Honigstein (19m 50s)  • PART 3a: Man U v PSG preview (25m 00s) • PA...more

  • Shape damage

    Feb 07 2019

    Jimbo has Emma Saunders, Duncan Alexander and James Horncastle on board to discuss the jitters and jiggling at the top of the Premier League. Plus, Marco Silva returns to Vicarage Road; the DryWorld Cup; and tales from the French 6th division RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: City back on top - and who’ll be third in the two horse race? (01m 00s) • PART 2a: City v Chelsea, Liverpool v Bournemouth and Spurs v Leicester previews (10m 30s)  • PART 2b: The race for the Top 4 (20m 30s) • PART 2c: A word...more

  • Pigs’ ears and divinity

    Feb 04 2019

    Jimbo has Matt Davies-Adams, Michael Cox and Daniel Storey in the pod to talk early Agüero goals, black cats, the ‘It Was Only Huddersfield’ caveat and Qatar win the Asian Cup.  RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Lessons from the weekend and favourite footballing animals (00m 40s) • PART 1b: Arsenal 1 - 3 City (02m 50s)  • PART 1c: Everton 1 - 3 Wolves (12m 30s) • PART 2a: Poch time, Son and the highest form of flattery (20m 10s)  • PART 2b: Chelsea 5 - 0 Huddersfield (23m 20s) • PART 2c: The OGS...more

  • The art of the (transfer) deal

    Feb 01 2019

    Rafa Honigstein speaks to sports lawyer Daniel Geey about the hows, whys, ins and outs of transfers and players' contracts. Daniel's new book [Done Deal: An Insider's Guide to Football Contracts, Multi-Million Pound Transfers and Premier League Big Business](https://www.amazon.co.uk/Done-Deal-Contracts-Multi-Million-Transfers/dp/1472947177) is out now Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Sarcastic spit

    Jan 31 2019

    Jimbo’s accompanied by Julien Laurens, Duncan Alexander and James Horncastle look back on a stunningly good midweek in the Premier League and around Europe. Plus: nerviness, sarcasm and spitting RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Newcastle 2 - 1 City (01 50s) • PART 1b: Liverpool 1 - 1 Leicester, with West Ham to come (06m 30s)  • PART 2a: City v Arsenal preview (13m 10s) • PART 2b: Bournemouth 4 - 0 Chelsea and the unravelling of Sarri (15m 20s)  • PART 2c: 再见 to Fellaini and Ola to Almiron - wit...more

  • Running diagonally

    Jan 28 2019

    Jimbo has Daniel Storey, David Preece and Michael Cox in the pod to relive the highs and lows of the FA Cup fourth round and peer ahead to a full midweek round in the Premier League. Plus: poor grammar, saucy tweets, and bulging biceps RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: United knock out Arsenal (02m 40s) • PART 1b: AFC Wimbledon 4 - 2 West Ham (09m 00s) • PART 2a: Shews 2 - 2 Wolves (13m 20s) • PART 2b: Millwall 3 - 2 Everton - VAR and unsavoury scenes (19m 10s) • PART 3: Palace pile on...more

  • Transporter bridges and the Whyteleafe curse

    Jan 24 2019

    Jimbo’s joined by Tom Williams, Daniel Storey and James Horncastle to talk FA Cup curses, civil engineering, the best run club in the Premier League and all the news from around Europe (well, mostly France) RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Emiliano Sala (00m 50s)
 • PART 2a: Arsenal v United preview and memories of PJ and Duncan (03m 20s) • PART 2b: Palace v Spurs preview (12m 00s) • PART 3a: The Wham Stadium, transport bridges and giant killings (18m 30s) • PART 3b: City v Burnley, N...more

  • Get a room

    Jan 21 2019

    Jimbo has Michael Cox, Sasha Goryunov and Natalie Gedra (ESPN Brazil) to discuss Chelsea’s implosion amongst a goal-tastic weekend in the Premier League. Plus, billiards in Russia, horseback wrestling in Kyrgyzstan, and another job ends in tears for Sven RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Fulham 1 - 2 Spurs (02m 00s) 
• PART 1b: Arsenal 2 - 0 Chelsea and Sarri loses it (07m 50s) • PART 2a: Championship round-up (21m 00s) • PART 2b: Newcastle 3 - 0 Cardiff and the relegation battle (22m 30s) • PART...more

  • Fresh trousers

    Jan 17 2019

    Jimbo’s joined by Duncan Alexander, Emma Saunders and Matt Davies-Adams to talk Bielsa’s mega PowerPoint presentation and look ahead to Chelsea v Arsenal and the rest of the Premier League weekend. Plus, failed aspirations; second (half of) season syndrome; and Higuain heads to Stamford Bridge RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Arsenal v Chelsea preview with added James Horncastle on Higuain (01m 50s) 
• PART 1b: Fulham v Spurs preview (10m 30s) • PART 1c: Man U v Brighton preview (16m 00s) • PART ...more

  • Quiet. Too quiet

    Jan 14 2019

    Jimbo’s got Michael Cox, Daniel Storey and Ian Irving on board to talk about a great De Gea day for United at Wembley; a new level of punditry from Rio Ferdinand and Richard Keys; and a wonderful weekend for own goals RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Spurs 0 - 1 United with a bit of added David Preece (01m 20s) • PART 2a: West Ham 1 - 0 Arsenal (15m 40s) • PART 2b: Of Mike Ashley, Rio and Keysy and Chelsea 2 - 1 Newcastle (20m 40s) • PART 3a: A quick European round-up (35m 00s) • PART 3b: Burnley...more

  • Medium rare

    Jan 10 2019

    Jimbo welcomes Rafa Honigstein, Daniel Storey and Tom Williams to the pod to talk nine goal hauls, VAR, Salt Bae, God’s will and a weekend of relegation six pointers   RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: City 9 - 0 Burton and a vulgar display of power (01m 00s)  • PART 1b: Spurs 1 - 0 Chelsea - blah blah VAR (06m 00s) • PART 2a: Spurs v Man U preview with added Salt Bae (17m 20s) • PART 2b: West Ham v Arsenal preview with added Aaron Ramsay to Juve chat (22m 30s) • PART 3a: A word on Bolton (28m 20...more

  • Failing upwards

    Jan 07 2019

    Jimbo is joined by Daniel Storey, Michael Cox and Jack Lang to talk FA Cup shocks, sweary commentators, HG Wells and what Peter Crouch has in common with Michelle Obama RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: FA Cup review 1 - Newport, Oldham and a big day out in Woking (01m 10s)  • PART 2: FA Cup review 2 - VAR, Barnet and an angry Neil Warnock (13m 30s) • PART 3: Transfer news and a La Liga round-up (27m 20s) • PART 4a: League Cup semi-final previews (34m 00s) • PART 4b: Adios, Cesc Fabregas (37m 30s)...more

  • Interspecies romance

    Jan 04 2019

    Jimbo is joined by James Horncastle, Lynsey Hooper, Sasha Goryunov and Tom Williams to fine margins and other wisdom from City’s victory over Liverpool. Plus, Pulisic heads to Chelsea and other transfer tales; the magic of the (French) Cup; and having a bit of Me Time
 RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Lessons learned from City 2 - 1 Liverpool (1m 30s)  • PART 2a: Pulisic heads to Chelsea - with Rafa Honigstein (15m 00s) • PART 2b: Ramsay, Cesc and other transfer news (23m 10s) • PART 3a: Chelsea, ...more

  • Old Norse

    Dec 31 2018

    Jimbo has Michael Cox, Duncan Alexander and Matt Davies-Adams in for the final pod of the year, talking Liverpool, City, Liverpool-City and Shkodran Mustafi’s New Year’s Eve eve. Plus, our stars, flops, surprises and moments of the season so far RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: This does not slip? (0m 40s)  • PART 1b: Liverpool 5 - 1 Arsenal (03m 20s) • PART 2a: City v Liverpool preview (11 00s) • PART 2b: Of Cardiff and Spurs (17m 00s) • PART 2c: Fulham and Kamara shoots himself in the foot (24...more

  • Rogue One

    Dec 28 2018

    Jimbo, Duncan Alexander, Rafa Honigstein and Carl Anka are here to catch up with the past seven days at the top and bottom of the Premier League and around Europe. Are Tottenham now Liverpool’s main rival for the title? Plus, Eddie Howe’s home decor; the best diver in the game; and the return of Prince Albert RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: A three-way title tussle at the top with City wobbling (02m 40s) • PART 1b: Can Spurs go the distance - with Kayvan Moghaddassi from Oh When the Spurs podcast ...more

  • A Roy of the Rovers special!

    Dec 24 2018

    Iain Macintosh is joined by Football 365's John Nicholson and new Roy of the Rovers writers Tom Palmer and Rob Williams to talk about 60+ years of Roy Race and Melchester Rovers and the character's amazing new reboot  Find out more at [royoftheroversofficial.com](http://www.royoftheroversofficial.com) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • A soothing balm

    Dec 20 2018

    Jimbo has Emma Saunders, Jack Lang and Lynsey Hooper to keep him company on our final show before Christmas as we discuss the new regime at Old Trafford, look ahead to the weekend’s fixtures at the top and bottom of the Premier League, and bemoan the escalating price of Freddos  RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Solksjaer in at United (01m 00s) • PART 2a: Burton face City in the League Cup semis (11m 30s)
 • PART 2b: Spurs 2 - 0 Arsenal - and why would Poch want to leave? (14m 20s) • PART 3a: Wo...more

  • Heaven knowns Mou’s miserable now

    Dec 18 2018

    The deed has been done - Manchester United have sacked Jose Mourinho. Has he become an angry self-parody living in the past? And what’s next for the once-Special One and, indeed, United? Jimbo, Rory Smith, Tom Williams, Ian Irving, Carl Anka and Iain Macintosh give their thoughts RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: The latest from Carrington - with Ian Irving (01m 40s) • PART 1b: Was Mou the problem or the scapegoat? (04m 40s) • PART 1c: How good should United’s squad be Champions League Last 16 (23m...more

  • Minstrels and Opal Fruits

    Dec 17 2018

    Jimbo has Michael Cox, Daniel Storey and Natalie Gedra for the ride to discuss Liverpool’s return to the top and United’s race to the bottom. Plus: the Alpine Klopp makes his mark; the Champions League draw; and Christmas jumpers in Brazil RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Liverpool 3 - 1 United (02m 20s) • PART 2: City 3 - 1 Everton (15m 20s) • PART 3a: Champions League Last 16 (23m 20s) • PART 3b: Southampton 3 - 2 Arsenal (28m 30s) • PART 4a: The Snodgrass redemption (34m 30s) • PART 4b: Palac...more

  • Craig David and the drummer from Coldplay

    Dec 13 2018

    Jimbo lines up alongside Pat Nevin, Jame Horncastle and Alvaro Romeo to talk Champions League, Liverpool-United, drumsticks and plastic pitches RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Liverpool 1 - 0 Napoli (02m 10s) • PART 1b: Liverpool v Man U preview (10m 40s) • PART 2a: Spurs do the business in Barcelona (15m 50s) • PART 2b: More CL headlines (20m 30s) • PART 3a: City v Everton preview (33m 00s) • PART 3b: Spurs v Burnley; Brighton v Chelsea; Southampton v Arsenal previews (40m 50s)  • PART 4: Fu...more

  • This does not slip

    Dec 10 2018

    Jimbo has Ian Irving, Sasha Goryunov and Michael Cox to analyse Liverpool overtaking City at the top of the Premier League. Plus, Alvaro Romeo on Tottenham’s trip to Barcelona; the Copa Liberatodores; and playing too much Fortnite RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Liverpool hit top spot (01m 30s) • PART 1b: Chelsea 2 - 0 City (09m 40s) • PART 2a: A quick word on Arsenal (22m 30s) 
• PART 2b: Barcelona v Tottenham preview - with Alvaro Romeo (25m 30s) • PART 2c: Liverpool v Napoli preview - with J...more

  • Better from the waist down

    Dec 06 2018

    Jimbo is joined by Duncan Alexander, David Preece and Tom Williams to round up the Premier League's midweek games and look ahead to Chelsea v City et al. Plus: the lowdown on Ralph Hasenhüttl; Alisson v Ederson; and Monaco or bust RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: An odd edition of Man U v Arsenal (02m 10s) • PART 2a: Fulham 1 - 1 Leicester - and United v Fulham preview (09m 30s) • PART 2b: Much love for Wolves as Chelsea flounder… (13m 50s)
 • PART 2c: …with City next (20m 30s) • PART 2d: Bourn...more

  • Otherworldly

    Dec 03 2018

    Jimbo has Michael Cox, Daniel Storey and Carl Anka for company to look back on Divock Origi’s extraordinary late winner and Arsenal’s 4-2 win in the North London derby. Plus, the end of the road for Mark Hughes and a new Intertoto Cup! RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Liverpool 1 - 0 Everton (01m 40s) • PART 1b: Arsenal 4 - 2 Spurs (07m 10s) • PART 2a: Adios, Mark Hughes (17m 00s) • PART 2b: Southampton 2 - 2 Man United (21m 00s) • PART 3a: Cardiff 2 - 1 Wolves, Chelsea 2 - 0 Fulham (...more

  • 92 million babies and rising

    Nov 29 2018

    Jimbo lines up alongside Duncan Alexander, Tom Williams and Julien Laurens to divine lessons from the Champions League and look ahead to a weekend of derbies in the Premier League. Plus, a brief history of 5-5 draws; crunch time in MLS; and the ballad of Bedford Jezzard, RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: PSG 2 - 1 Liverpool (02m 20s) • PART 1b: Spurs 1 - 0 Inter (10m 10s) • PART 2a: United qualify…just - and the greatest Lukaku stat you’ll ever hear (15m 30s) • PART 2b: Lyon outplay City…again - a...more

  • La final del mundo

    Nov 26 2018

    Jimbo has Daniel Storey, Ian Irving and Matt Davies-Adams in the studio and Rory Smith on the line from Buenos Aires to look back on the football that did happen in the Premier League and the football that didn’t happen in Argentina.  Plus: much love for MoPo, Liverpool head to Paris, and tales from the Everton cafeteria RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Spurs 3 - 1 Chelsea (01m 30s) • PART 2a: City in Lyon and Liverpool head to Paris - with Julien Laurens (15m 40s) • PART 2b: Watford 0 - 3 Liverpoo...more

  • The wind of change

    Nov 22 2018

    Jimbo is joined by Rafa Honigstein, Emma Saunders and James Horncastle to wave goodbye to the Nations League and say shalom to the Premier League.  Plus, rebranding Watford; footballers’ film and TV cameos; and the science of rock-paper-scissors RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Germany 2 - 2 Holland; Scotland do the do; and waving goodbye to the Nations League (02m 00s) • PART 2a: Spurs v Chelsea and West Ham v City previews (14m 00s) • PART 2b: Watford Liverpool preview (22m 50s) • PART 3: Ranier...more

  • That looming bonce

    Nov 19 2018

    Jimbo, Julien Laurens, Daniel Storey and Tom Williams break down England’s (heroic) progress and the other stories from the Nations League. Plus, lucky bottoms, Jilly Cooper and footballers in films RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: England 2 - 1 Croatia and all the hail the Nations League (2m 30s)
 • PART 2a: Belgium 2 - 5 Switzerland (11m 10s) • PART 2b: The Dutch bounce back as Germany are relegated (16m 40s) • PART 3a: Scotland still in the mix - with Andrew Slaven (23m 50s) • PART 3b: Denmar...more

  • Wise after the event

    Nov 15 2018

    Jimbo, Duncan Alexander, ESPN's Natalie Gedra and Matt Davies-Adams discuss Claudio Ranieri’s arrival at Fulham. Plus: the Nations League, golden goodbyes and bad Brazilians  RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Tales from the Opta Joe quiz (0m 40s) 
• PART 1b: Ranieri in at Fulham - with added Jonathan Northcroft (03m 20s) • PART 2a: All change at Premier League HQ (15m 10s) • PART 2b: The return of the Nations League and Brazil head to Milton Keynes (19m 00s)   • PART 2c: Re-evaluating Rooney; hom...more

  • Pumped

    Nov 12 2018

    Jimbo has Daniel Storey, Kelly Cates and Julien Laurens on board to recap City’s squash match with United and rest of the Premier League and European weekend. Plus, Rafa Honigstein on Der Klassiker, Sam Kelly on the Superclásico, and Cobi Jones on England v USA RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: City 3 - 1 United (02m 10s) • PART 2a: Liverpool and Chelsea keep up the pace (13m 00s) • PART 2b: Arsenal get lucky against Wolves (17m 00s)   • PART 3: Der Klassiker - with Rafa Honigstein (19m 40s)
 • PA...more

  • Vindication

    Nov 08 2018

    Jimbo welcomes Pat Nevin, James Horncastle and Tom Williams to the pod to talk about United’s Fellaini-inspired comeback in Turin and the rest of the Champions League. Plus, Liverpool’s lost spark; Fulham at rock bottom; and non league nominative determinism  RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Juve 1 - 2 United - Mou’s got his mojo back (02m 30s) • PART 2a: Of City, derbies and dodgy penalties (14m 00s) • PART 2b: Red Star 2 - 0 Liverpool (22m 20s)   • PART 3: The rest of the CL headlines (30m 40s)...more

  • Definite imperfections

    Nov 05 2018

    Jimbo is accompanied by Melissa Reddy, Sasha Goryunov and Benji Lanyado to discuss City being a class apart; West Ham turning the corner (again); the most talented 14-year-old in Paraguay; and the Uncle Jeff co-efficient    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Arsenal 1 - Liverpool (01m 40s) • PART 1b: City 6 - 1 Saints (11m 00s) • PART 1c: Chelsea 3 - 1 Palace and Spurs 3 - 2 Wolves (15m 00s)   • PART 2a: European Super League and CL chat (18m 30s)
 • PART 2b: Spurs’ must-win clash with PSV (26m 10...more

  • A long, dark teatime of the soul

    Nov 01 2018

    Jimbo, Daniel Storey, James Horncastle and Matt Davies-Adams talk own goals, fights and flying coins in the wide world of football, from the Carabao Cup to the Copa Libertadores and everything in between. RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Chelsea 3 - 2 Derby (01m 30s) • PART 1b: A glass half empty reading of the station at Spurs (10m 20s) • PART 2a: City v Saints preview (22m 20s) • PART 2b: Arsenal v Liverpool and Chelsea v Palace previews (26m 00s)
 • PART 3a: Euro round-up - shenani...more

  • Introducing: The Totally Football Show - American Edition

    Oct 30 2018

    Cobi Jones and the team discuss all the action from MLS decision day and look ahead to the first round of play-offs. With Canadian national player, Lauren Sesselmann, VBFC's Tim Walsh and City Of Angels FC's PJ Harrison. If you like what you hear, search and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Audioboom and everywhere else you get your audio on demand Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Tragedy at Leicester

    Oct 29 2018

    Jimbo is joined by Michael Cox, Jack Lang, Alvaro Romeo and Jonathan Northcroft to reflect on the tragic events at Leicester. Plus, Barca rule the Clasico; the Ross Barkley renaissance; and LA Galaxy miss out on the playoffs RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1: Remembering Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha - with Jonathan Northcroft (00m 40s) • PART 2: El Clasico review - tactics, morse code, etymology and more (05m 30s) • PART 3a: Burnley 0 - 4 Chelsea - the rise of Ross Barkley (21m 40s) • PART 3b: ...more

  • The missing ingredient is love

    Oct 25 2018

    Jimbo, Julien Laurens, Carl Anka and Duncan Alexander reflect on the lessons learned from the Champions League. Plus, the beginning of the end for Spurs; Graham Hunter on El Clasico; and Decision Day in MLS RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: CL takeaways (01m 50s) • PART 1b: A bad night for Hugo Lloris (13m 30s) • PART 2: Man U v Juventus - 1-0 drubbing, so what next? (16m 10s)   • PART 3a: Spurs v City preview (25m 50s) 
• PART 3b: Liverpool v Cardiff preview - finally, Fabinho? (30m 00s) • PART...more

  • The tactics of a poisonous snake

    Oct 22 2018

    Jimbo, Rafa Honigstein, Daniel Storey, Michael Cox and Ian Irving dissect the Premier League weekend and look ahead to a crucial weekend in the Champions League for Man United and Spurs. Plus: Real on the rocks and Messi in a sling; Cobi Jones on the MLS playoff picture; and inside Sir Alex Ferguson’s en-suite bathroom RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Chelsea 2 - 2 United (2m 00s) • PART 1b: United v Juventus preview (10m 40s) • PART 2a: City 5 - 0 Burnley (14m 20s)   • PART 2b: Liverpool grind...more

  • In and around

    Oct 18 2018

    Jimbo, Duncan Alexander, Emma Saunders and Tom Williams look back on England’s amazing night in Spain. Plus, why Gibraltar are better than Germany on current form; a bottom o’ the table clash between Cardiff and Fulham; and will it be Mou’s last stand as United head to Chelsea? RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Spain 2 - 3 England - with added montage! (00m 40s) • PART 1b: Contrasting fortunes for Gibraltar and Germany (11m 40s) • PART 1c: Wales in the driving seat (14m 40s) • PART 2a: Ch...more

  • Jean Claude Dundee

    Oct 15 2018

    Jimbo has Rafa Honigstein, Jack Lang and Daniel Storey in the pod to round up all things Nations League. Plus, Julien Laurens on Monaco’s appointment of Thierry Henry; Andrew Slaven on Scotland’s woes; and how to work out your Dutch fullback name. Plus, our tribute to Peter Brackley RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1: A tribute to Peter Brackley (00m 40s) • PART 2a: Nations League round-up and England analysis (02m 30s) • PART 2b: More NL and Scottish woe - with Andrew Slaven (12m 40s) • PAR...more

  • Merry on astrolager

    Oct 11 2018

    Jimbo is joined by Sunday Times football correspondent Jonathan Northcroft, David Preece and Matt Davies-Adams to look ahead to England’s double-header with Croatia and Spain and the rest of the Nations League. Plus, World Cup memories, darts with Dele All, and Aston Villa’s new managerial dream team RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: World Cup questions, World Cup memories (02m 30s) • PART 1b: England v Croatia preview - Mason Mount, Sancho and co (06m 30s) • PART 2a: Wales, Ireland, Scotland, No...more

  • Very Friedrich the Great

    Oct 08 2018

    Jimbo welcomes Michael Cox, Daniel Storey and Sasha Goryunov to talk about the tightest title race in Europe (that’ll be the Premier League, folks). Plus, the rebirth of Ross Barkley; the decline of Wes Morgan; and tales from Russian amateur leagues RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Fulham 1 - 5 Arsenal (02m 30s) • PART 1b: Saints 0 - 3 Chelsea - a military historical reading (09m 30s) • PART 1c: Liverpool 0 - 0 Man City preview (13m 30s) • PART 2: Man U 3 - 2 Newcastle (19m 00s)
 • PA...more

  • Iron fists and glass bottles

    Oct 04 2018

    Jimbo has Pat Nevin, Lynsey Hooper (The Offside Rule podcast) and James Horncastle on board to talk Champions League and cabbages, and to look ahead to Liverpool v City.  Plus: Grace Jones, model railways and under fire at the Azteca  
RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Messi magic as Barca swot aside Spurs - with Daniel Storey (02m 30s) • PART 1b: Napoli 1 - 0 Liverpool (13m 00s) • PART 1c: Liverpool v Man City preview (18m 50s)   • PART 2a: More CL news (21m 10s)
 • PART 2b: Man U teetering on t...more

  • A tactical dirty protest

    Oct 01 2018

    Jimbo, Daniel Storey, Matt Davies-Adams and Michael Cox wax lyrical about Liverpool’s draw with Chelsea and mull over Mou’s self-sabotage. Plus, Champions League, WSL, the artists formerly known as Videoton 
RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Chelsea 1 - 1 Liverpool (02m 00s) • PART 1b: City, Spurs, Arsenal and mistaken identities (10m 50s) • PART 2a: West Ham 3 - 1 Man United and Mou’s dirty protest (15m 30s)   • PART 2b: Can Valencia do a Sevilla? - with Alvaro Romeo (25m 00s)
 • PART 2c: Tota...more

  • A luxury Ricky Van Wolfswinkel

    Sep 27 2018

    Jimbo has Duncan Alexander, Michael Cox and Tom Williams in the studio and Rory Smith on the line to discuss Man United’s odd couple, Mourinho and Pogba. Plus: Liverpool and Chelsea tango again, the greatest banger of 2003, and rethinking Jurassic Park 
RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Derby defeat United (03m 20s) • PART 1b: The odd couple, Mou and Pog - with Rory Smith (09m 50s) • PART 1c: West Ham v United preview (13m 00s) • PART 2: Liverpool v Chelsea I and II (19m 40s)   • PART 3: Phil Fod...more

  • Filial pride

    Sep 24 2018

    Jimbo, Rafa Honigstein, Melissa Reddy, Michael Cox and Adam Bate talk Liverpool, Chelsea (and Liverpool v Chelsea), the Bundesliga in flux and Watford being worthy of the hype 
RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Liverpool 3 - 0 Saints (02m 40s) • PART 1b: West Ham 0 - 0 Chelsea (08m 40s) • PART 2: United 1 - 1 Wolves (13m 30s) • PART 3a: Scottish and German news (22m 00s)   • PART 3b: Burnley - the great entertainers (31m 20s)
 • PART 3c: Cardiff 0 - 5 City (32m 50s) 
• PART 4: Some splendid vol...more

  • Guess who's coming to dinner

    Sep 20 2018

    Jimbo is flanked by James Horncastle, Julien Laurens and Duncan Alexander as they muse on the mixed Champions League openers for Liverpool, Spurs and City.  Plus, West Ham on the up, and more reasons to love N’Golo Kante (and Glenn Murray) RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Liverpool 3-2 PSG (03m 00s) • PART 1b: City 1 - 2 Lyon (09m 30s) • PART 1c: Inter 2 - 1 Spurs - what’s gone wrong at Tottenham? (14m 30s) • PART 2a: “Killing skill in this country” (22m 00s)   • PART 2b: Juve, Man U, Barcelona ...more

  • Stressing the second syllable

    Sep 17 2018

    Jimbo has Daniel Storey, Sasha Goryunov and Ian Irving for company as they talk Premier League, Champions League, Young Boys and old ladies 
RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Chelsea’s title challenge (01m 00s) • PART 1b: Tottenham 1 - 2 Liverpool; PSG head to Anfield and Spurs at San Siro (07m 00s) • PART 2: Hammer time! Everton 1 - 3 West Ham (17m 00s) • PART 3a: Man U head to the Vicarage before a meeting with Young Boys (25m 50s)   • PART 3b: Ronaldo breaks his Juve duck and Douglas Costa goe...more

  • Shouting at the clouds

    Sep 13 2018

    Jimbo is partnered by Jack Lang, James Horncastle and Dr Tom Markham to wrap up the international break and look ahead to Liverpool v Spurs, Watford v Man U and the return of the Premier League. Plus, George Weah and son; Maradona’s latest gig; and the best songs about footballers committed to record 
RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: International round-up, with England, Spain, Scotland, Italy (01m 00s) • PART 1b: Irish troubles on and off the pitch - with Joe’s Dion Fanning from Joe (07m 30s)...more

  • Put the church in the centre of the village

    Sep 10 2018

    Jimbo, Michael Cox, Daniel Storey and Tom Williams give a thumbs up to the start of the Nations League. Plus, John Terry heads to Moscow and a crash course in Comoros  
RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: All hail the Nations League (01m 00s) • PART 2a: England 1 - 2 Spain (06m 30s) • PART 2b: Switzerland up next for England - with Oliver Zesiger (15m 00s) • PART 3: Welsh highs and lows; Ireland out of time; and Scotland on the rocks (18m 50s)  
 • PART 4a: France, Vegedream and more (26m 30s) 
• ...more

  • Scarcity rather than abundance

    Sep 06 2018

    Jimbo, Julien Laurens, Alvaro Romeo and James Horncastle look ahead to the opening games in the the Nations League. Plus, Danish YouTubers, an MLS update and has (that) Ronaldo bitten off more than even he can chew?
RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: The Nations League explained…sort of (01m 00s) • PART 2: England v Spain preview (05m 00s) • PART 3a: Denmark’s futsal team (11m 40s) • PART 3b: Germany v France preview (19m 00s)  
• PART 4a: MLS update with George Qureshi (24m 20s) 
• PART 4b: You...more

  • Who? Why? Where? Watford?

    Sep 03 2018

    Jimbo, Michael Cox, Daniel Storey and David Preece discuss the Premier League's entertainers (accidental and otherwise), winning runs and goalkeeping blunders

 RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Watford 2 - 1 Spurs (02m 20s) • PART 1b: Chelsea and Liverpool still unbeaten - and Alisson Blunderland (09m 40s) • PART 2a: Champions League draw recap (21m 00s) • PART 2b: Europa League draw recap and a word on the Old Firm/Farm derbies (27m 20s) 
• PART 3a: Arsenal - the accidental enter...more

  • A carefully constructed Machiavellian plan

    Aug 30 2018

    Jimbo, Opta's Duncan Alexander, Tom Williams and James Horncastle talk big bouncy wins, respect, and rethinking possession stats. Plus, Fortnite, the Old Firm, and a farewell to Deuce RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Man U 0 - 3 Spurs, meltdowns and shifting sands (0m 40s) • PART 1b: Watford v Spurs preview (11m 20s) • PART 1c: Leicester v Liverpool and Chelsea v Bournemouth previews (15m 00s) • PART 2a: Ligue 1 and Serie A updates (21m 40s) • PART 2b: Old Firm derby preview - with An...more

  • The system is our enemy

    Aug 27 2018

    Jimbo is joined by Michael Cox, Matt Davies-Adams and Harriet Drugde to discuss Watford’s flying start, Ozil’s cold, and crisps on the pitch. Plus, Liverpool hit top spot, more of the same from Arsenal, and a record-breaking weekend for the women’s game RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Wolves 1 - 1 Man City, going into the Matrix (2m 50s) • PART 1b: Liverpool 1 - 0 Brighton (08m 00s) • PART 2a: Fulham 4 - 2 Burnley and Watford’s 100% start (10m 00s) • PART 2b: Newcastle 1 - 2 Chelsea 2, ...more

  • No retreat, no surrender

    Aug 23 2018

    Jimbo, David Preece, James Horncastle and Julien Laurens look ahead to everything in the Premier League this weekend. Plus, an apology to Crystal Palace, Thierry Henry heads to Bordeaux and Jean-Claude Van Damme’s big break RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: No Retreat, No Surrender 1986 (0m 40s) • PART 1b: City v Wolves preview (03m 30s) • PART 2a: Liverpool v Brighton preview (11m 40s) • PART 2b: Man U v Spurs preview - with added Woodward v Mou v Pogba; De Gea regression and Luke Shaw’s...more

  • Buzz cuts, bitter brews and Bashkortostan

    Aug 20 2018

    Jimbo has Michael Cox, Carl Anka and Sasha Goryunov for company to analyse United's collapse at Brighton. Plus, condiments and tales from the German Cup RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1: Brighton, buzzcuts and bandanas - Man U’s horror show (02m 00s) • PART 2a: City terrifying against the Terriers (11m 50s) • PART 2b: Chelsea 3 - 2 Arsenal (20m 30s) • PART 3a: The West Ham jambalaya (28m 40s) 
• PART 3b: Spurs 3 - 1 Fulham (33m 20s)
 • PART 4: European round-up - with added Bashkorto...more

  • Dismantling mythologies

    Aug 16 2018

    Jimbo is joined by Rafa Honigstein, Jack Lang and Matt Davies-Adams to discuss Arsenal’s upcoming trip to Chelsea, possible signs of regression at Spurs, and what's in store in the Bundesliga this season RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: New surnames, Madonna and more (00m 40s) • PART 1b: Chelsea v Arsenal preview - ketchup, dice and blonde hair (03m 00s) • PART 1c: Spurs v Fulham and Palace v Liverpool previews (14m 10s) • PART 2a: Talking tactics (25m 00s) • PART 2b: KDB injured; P...more

  • The circle of life

    Aug 13 2018

    Jimbo, Michael Cox, Daniel Storey and Tom Williams kick off the (tricky) second season of the Totally Football Show by chatting geese, goals, gloating and more RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Weekend highlights (00m 40s) • PART 1b: Arsenal 0 - 2 City - City pick up where they left off, major work for Emery (03m 40s) • PART 2a: Huddersfield 0 - 3 Chelsea - good signs for Sarri-ball (13m 30s) • PART 2b: Liverpool 4 - 0 West Ham - woof! (18m 10s)   
• PART 2c: United and Spurs off the m...more

  • It's good to be back

    Aug 08 2018

    Jimbo, Daniel Storey, Julien Laurens, and Adam Bate are here to bring in the new Premier League season with this bumper preview show. They discuss whether anyone can topple Manchester City, whether the three new-boys will still be there in nine months time, and find out which former England player Jules has been holidaying with this summer. RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Welcome all (00m 50s) • PART 1b: City champions elect again, Sarri Chelsea, and Liverpool love in with Melissa Reddy (02m ...more

  • The ballad of Carlos Kaiser

    Jul 24 2018

    Carlos Kaiser is a legend in Brazil, after he carved out a 20-year career at some of the country's top clubs despite never actually playing a match.  Why did he live this life of deception - and how did he get away with it?  Director Louis Myles and producers Tom Markham and Rob Fullam tell us all as they discuss their new documentary, **[Kaiser: The Greatest Footballer Never to Play Football](http://kaiserthefilm.co.uk/)** • **Kaiser** is out in UK cinemas on Friday 27 July, with special direc...more

  • La fin

    Jul 15 2018

    Jimbo, Sasha Goryunov, James Horncastle, Tom Williams and Matt Davies celebrate France’s World Cup win, and give some final thoughts on an unbelievable Russia 2018 RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: France 4 - 2 Croatia (01m 20s) • PART 1b: Pogba and Mbappe run the show (07m 30s) • PART 1c: Some love for Modric (11m 40s) • PART 1d: Final final thoughts (16m 20s) 
• PART 2a: Belgium 2 - 0 England - and the curse off the third and fourth place playoff (20m 00s) 
• PART 2b: Russia’s Wor...more

  • Tools, moustaches and thermal exhaust ports

    Jul 12 2018

    Jimbo, Daniel Storey, Michael Cox and Jack Lang look ahead to Sunday’s World Cup final between France and Croatia. Plus, our highlights from the past month of football, and more England contemplation RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1: Further reflections on England’s exit (02m 00s) • PART 2a: Croatia’s chances in the final - with Juraj Vrdoljak (07m 00s) • PART 2b: France the favourites - with Julien Laurens (12m 00s) • PART 3a: Highlights of Russia 2018 (20m 00s) • PART 3b: Football’s coming home: ...more

  • Wrest from a particularly pleasant dream

    Jul 12 2018

    Jimbo wipes away the tears of Carl Anka, David Preece and James Horncastle to reflect on England’s semi-final defeat to Croatia  RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: A time for reflection (01m 20s) • PART 1b: The story of the match (06m 10s) • PART 1c: Rory Smith’s reaction at the Luzhniki (16m 10s) • PART 2: Takeaways, lessons learned and hot takes (21m 00s) 
 • PART 3: World Cup odds with Lee Price from Paddy Power (30m 40s) • PART 4: Exeunt omnes (31m 00s) LIVE NEWS: • [We’re headed to Manchest...more

  • Today's the day

    Jul 10 2018

    Jimbo is joined by Michael Cox, James Horncastle and Tom Williams in the pod and Totally Football voices from around Russia to look ahead to the Big One: England v Croatia. Plus, Julien Laurens in St Petersburg tells us about France’s semi-final victory over Belgium RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: France do Belgium - with Julien Laurens (02m 00s) • PART 1b: Where did Belgium go wrong? (07m 30s) • PART 1c: How to beat France (12m 30s) • PART 2a: England v Croatia preview - with added montage (14m ...more

  • Liquid history

    Jul 07 2018

    Jimbo has Michael Cox, James Horncastle and Sasha Goryunov in the studio and Rory Smith and Kelly Somers on the line from Russia to look back on England’s win over Sweden and Russia’s exit from the World Cup at the hands of the Three Lions’ semi-final opponents, Croatia.  RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: It’s been a while… (01m 00s) • PART 1b: England sail into the semi-finals - with Kelly Somers (08m 00s) • PART 1c: In praise of the new England (10m 00s) • PART 2a: Croatia knock out Russia - with...more

  • A wall of hair

    Jul 06 2018

    Jimbo has Jack Lang, Duncan Alexander and Tom Williams for company to analyse Belgium’s victory over Brazil and France’s elimination of Uruguay. Plus, previews of Saturday’s quarter-finals: England v Sweden and Russia v Croatia. Woof! RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Belgium boss Brazil - and it was all a bit 7-1y (01m 40s) • PART 1b: A great day to be a Belgian - with Kristof Terreur (04m 00s) • PART 1c: France await as Brazil recriminate (09m 00s) • PART 2: France 2 - 0 Uruguay (18m 40s) • PART...more

  • Proper naughty

    Jul 03 2018

    Jimbo is joined by Michael Cox, Matt Davies and a drained Iain Macintosh to make sense of England’s penalty shootout victory over Colombia - witnessed in Moscow by newly-adopted Englishman, Rafa Honigstein - as Sweden await in the World Cup quarter-finals… RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: England. Penalties. That sort of thing (01m 20s) • PART 1b: A word from an adopted Englishman - Rafa Honigstein, after the final whistle (04m 30s) • PART 1c: More analysis of England’s win over Colombia (06m 20s) ...more

  • Vertical doping

    Jul 02 2018

    Jimbo, Jack Lang, Duncan Alexander and Harriet Drudge (FourFourTwo) recap a fantastic end to Belgium v Japan. Plus, Mexico fail again; Switzerland’s showdown with Sweden; and Colombia look for revenge against England RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Belgium 3 - 2 Japan (01m 20s) • PART 1b: The ballad of Rabio the octopus and more (06m 20s) • PART 1c: Brazil 2 - 0 Mexico - with a word from Nando Vila (11m 00s) • PART 2a: England v Colombia preview - with Emma Saunders and Vytenis Didziulis (18m 30s...more

  • A godless wasteland

    Jul 01 2018

    Jimbo is joined by Sasha Goryunov, Daniel Storey and Carl Anka to look back the day’s two penalty shootouts which saw Russia and Croatia set up a quarter-final. Plus, Mexico look to recover their momentum, and can Japan make a game of it against Brazil? RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: A snapshot of the day (01m 20s) • PART 1b: Russian eliminate Spain - an inquest (05m 20s) • PART 1c: Croatia got the distance against Denmark (14m 00s) • PART 2a: Mexico v Brazil preview - with Jon Arnold ...more

  • The GOAT cull

    Jun 30 2018

    Jimbo has James Horncastle, Tom Williams and Jack Lang in the pod to marvel over France’s Mbappe-inspired victory against Argentina and Cavani’s sumptuous strikes that sent Portugal packing. Plus, can Russia overcome Spain, and will Denmark turn on the style against Croatia? RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: France 4 - 3 Argentina (02m 00s) • PART 1b: Uruguay 2 - 1 Portugal (12m 00s) • PART 2a: Taking stock of the best goals so far (18m 00s) • PART 2b: Russia v Spain preview - with Sasha ...more

  • Chekhov’s yellow card

    Jun 28 2018

    Jimbo, Duncan Alexander, Matt Scott and Iain Macintosh gloss over England v Belgium; wave goodbye to Senegal; and look ahead to the Last 16 RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: England 0 - 1 Belgium - hmmmm (02m 10s) • PART 1b: Japan qualify on fair play - so farewell, Senegal (08m 00s) • PART 1c: The word on Colombia - with Alejandro Farffann (12m 00s) • PART 2a: Highs and lows of the group stages (17m 30s) • PART 2b: Last 16 lookahead and various other permutations (21m 40s)   • PART: World Cup od...more

  • This is not a drill

    Jun 27 2018

    Jimbo has Michael Cox, Jack Lang and Adam Hurrey in the pod and Rafa Honigstein on the line from Moscow as we come to terms with Germany’s elimination from the World Cup (snigger). Plus, Emma Saunders on the build up to England v Belgium, and Pete Staunton at Brazil-Serbia RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1: Germany out! - with Rafa Honigstein (01m 10s) • PART 2: Sweden 3 - 0 Mexico , Iran 1 - (14m 30s) • PART 3a: Brazil 2 - 0 Serbia - with Pete Staunton from Goal (18m 00s) • PART 3b: Switze...more

  • All the world's a stage

    Jun 26 2018

    Jimbo is joined by Jack Lang, Tom Williams and Daniel Storey to discuss the highs and lows of Groups C and D concluding. Plus, a look ahead to the culmination of Brazil and Germany's respective groups. RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Nigeria 1 - 2 Argentina - with Sam Kelly; Croatia 2 - 1 Iceland (02m 30s) • PART 1b: Denmark 0 - 0 France - with Julien Laurens; Peru 2 - 0 Australia (13m 20s) • PART 2: Germany v South Korea preview (21m 50s)
 • PART 2a: Mexico v Sweden preview (24m 00s) • PART 2c:...more

  • Salty affairs and an element of chaos

    Jun 25 2018

    Jimbo is joined by Matt Davies, James Horncastle and Jack Lang to take stock of the culmination of Groups A and B. Plus, a look ahead to Nigeria v Argentina and an assessment of the Socceroos’ campaign RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Uruguay 3 - 0 Russia (02m 30s) • PART 1b: Spain 2 - 2 Morocco, Iran 1 - 1 Morocco and a lot of VAR (5m 00s) • PART 1c: Jack’s Big Question • PART 2: A brief word on Egypt and Saudi Arabia - and more on Uruguay (16m 30s)  • PART 3: Argentina v Nigeria preview - with ...more

  • A false dichotomy

    Jun 24 2018

    Jimbo welcomes Michael Cox, Duncan Alexander and James Horncastle to the pod to make sense of England’s 6-1 mauling of Panama and the rest of Sunday’s games. Plus, can Iran upset Portugal? And the word from Uruguay about their match with Russia - and the implosion of their neighbours, Argentina RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: England 6 - 1 Panama (01m 30s) • PART 2a: Colombia 3 - 0 Poland (15m 20s) • PART 2b: Japan 2 - 2 Senegal (19m 20s)  • PART 3a: Iran v Portugal preview - with Bassil Mikdadi ...more

  • Saved blushes and a massive rampart

    Jun 23 2018

    Jimbo is joined in the pod by Tom Williams and Matts Stanger and Scott and Rafa Honigstein in Russia to relive the drama of Germany’s last-gasp victory over Sweden to keep their campaign alive. Plus, Anton Toloui in Nizhny Novgorod ahead of England v Panama; and Argentina continue to unravel. RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Sweden 1 - 2 Germany - wow! (01m 10s) • PART 1b: …and the word from Rafa Honigstein (11m 30s)   • PART 2a: Mexico 2 - 1 South Korea (18m 20s) • PART 2b: Belgium 5 - 2 Tunisia ...more

  • The Power Cube and an intense individual psychodrama

    Jun 22 2018

    Jimbo has James Horncastle, Tom Williams and Jack Lang for company to recap a cracking day in Russia, with wins for Nigeria, Brazil and Switzerland. Plus, Germany look to bounce back against Sweden; the word on Mexico; and throwing toffee in South Korea RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Serbia 1 - 2 Switzerland - The Power Cube settles the slug fest (02m 40s) • PART 1b: Brazil 2 - 0 Costa Rica - Neymar’s psychodrama (07m 50s)   • PART 2: Nigeria 2 - 0 Iceland - with more Aanu Adeoye (15m 00s) • PAR...more

  • Rise of the Dalić

    Jun 21 2018

    Jimbo, James Horncaste, Jack Lang and Daniel Storey are in to discuss Croatia demolishing Argentina, France defeating Peru and Denmark drawing with Australia. Plus a look ahead to Nigeria versus Iceland, Brazil against Costa Rica, and Serbia facing Switzerland and much more. RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Argentina 0 – 3 Croatia (01m 50s) 
• PART 1b: France 1 – 0 Peru (10m 00s) 
• PART 1c: Denmark 1 – 1 Australia (19m 00s) 
• PART 2a: Nigeria v Iceland preview - with Aanu Adeoye (23m...more

  • An unconvincing bumfluff experiment

    Jun 20 2018

    Jimbo, Tom Williams, Jack Lang and Matt Davies give the hot chat on Spain, Portugal, Iran, Peru and more. Plus tomorrow's action as France face Peru, Denmark take on Australia, and a mouth watering tie between Argentina and Croatia.   RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Iran 0 – 1 Spain (03m 30s) 
• PART 1b: Portugal 1 – 0 Morocco  (7m 30s)   
• PART 1c: Saudi Arabia 0 – 1 Uruguay (13m 00s) 
• PART 2a: France v Peru preview - with Luis Miguel Echegaray  (18m 00s) 
• PART 2b: Denmark  v A...more

  • Progress, protests and a spot of Prussian history

    Jun 19 2018

    Jimbo is joined by Duncan Alexander, Michael Cox and a jubilant Sasha Goryunov to look back on Russia victory over Egypt. Plus, Japan stun Colombia; the word from downtown Kaliningrad; and a sociopolitical preview of Iran v Spain  RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1: Russia 3 - 1 Egypt - the great Russian rope-a-dope (01m 30s) • PART 2a: Japan 2 - 1 Colombia - with Ben Maxwell from the J-Talk podcast (10m 40s)   • PART 2b: Senegal 2 - 1 Poland (17m 40s) • PART 3a: A (P)Russian history lesson (21m 10s) ...more

  • A different proposition

    Jun 18 2018

    Jimbo is joined by Carl Anka, Matt Scott and Iain Macintosh to look back on England last-gasp win over Tunisia. Plus, Russia look to book their place in the last 16 and Group H's psychic battles RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1: England 2 - 1 Tunisia (02m 00s) • PART 2a: Belgium 3 - 0 Panama - with a lot of love for Lukaku (11m 00s)   • PART 2b: More England and Belgium chat (17m 00s) • PART 3a: Colombia v Japan preview - with Ben Maxwell from the J-Talk podcast (27m 10s)  • PART 3b: Senegal v Pola...more

  • What's Löw got to do with it?

    Jun 17 2018

    Jimbo, Michael Cox, James Horncastle and Jack Lang give their thoughts on the first World Cup outings for Brazil and Germany and look ahead to England’s opening game with Tunisia. What could possibly go wrong? RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Germany 0 – 1 Mexico (4m 20s)   
• PART 1b: Brazil 1 – 1 Switzerland (12m 30s) 
• PART 1c: Serbia 1 – 0 Costa Rica (14m 40s) 
• PART 2a: England v Tunisia preview – with Anton Toloui (20m 00s) 
• PART 2b: Belgium v Panama preview (28m 40s) 

  • Something's got to give

    Jun 16 2018

    Jimbo, James Horncastle, Jack Lang and Matt Davies salute Iceland’s latest heroics and the rest of the Saturday’s action. Plus, previews of the first outings for Germany and Brazil and dark horses Serbia  RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Argentina 1 - 1 Iceland - with Goal’s Pete Staunton and Stefan Agustsson (02m 30s) • PART 1b: Nigeria 0 - 2 Croatia - a good match for the chickens to miss (9m 40s)   • PART 2a: France 2 - 1 Australia - with Julien Laurens (11m 30s) • PART 2b: Peru 0 - 2 Denmark (...more

  • The rough with the smooth

    Jun 15 2018

    Jimbo, Jack Lang, Tom Williams and Matt Stanger draw conclusions from Portugal’s magnificent 3-3 draw with Spain. Plus, Peruvian fans’ dedication; Mexican waves; and previews of all the upcoming day's games RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Spain 3 - 3 Portugal (01m 20s) • PART 1b: Iran 1 - 0 Morocco (08m 40s)   • PART 1c: Uruguay 1 - 0 Egypt - and Mexican wave chat (11m 50s) • PART 2a: Argentina v Iceland preview - with added Bielsa chat (17m 00s) • PART 2b: Nigeria v Croatia preview - with Aanu ...more

  • Take That and Party (like a Russian!)

    Jun 14 2018

    Jimbo, Michael Cox, Duncan Alexander and Iain Macintosh kick off our World Cup run by looking back on Russia’s 5-0 hammering of Saudi Arabia; dissect the Robbie Williams playlist; and look ahead to tomorrow’s games. Will Spain get their new manager bounce? Will Iran find some boots? And will Mo Salah be fit? RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Russia 5 - 0 Saudi Arabia (02m 20s) • PART 1b: Robbie Williams, the opening ceremony, and the word from Moscow with ESPN’s Mark Ogden (06m 20s) • PART 2...more

  • Totally World Cup - Groups G and H previewed

    Jun 08 2018

    In our final podcast before the World Cup kicks off, Jimbo, Michael Cox, Jack Lang, Daniel Storey, Iain Macintosh and Belgium's own Kristof Terreur size up England and their opponents in Group G. Plus, we wonder whether Group H - with Japan, Colombia, Senegal and Poland - may just be the best group of them all RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Group G: Tunisia - the highest ranked team in Africa are not to be taken lightly (03m 00s) • PART 1b: Group G: Panama - “in Russia for a good time, not a...more

  • Totally World Cup - Groups D, E and F previewed

    Jun 07 2018

    Daniel Storey, Jack Lang, James Horncastle and Matt Davies join Jimbo to talk Brazil, Argentina, Mexico et al. Plus, Rafa Honigstein on Sané-less Germany; Stefan Agustsson on Iceland's World Cup adventure; and Frida Fagerlund on Sweden post-Zlatan RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Group D: Argentina - reliant on Messi, but do they get the best out of him? (02m 00s) • PART 1b: Group D: Croatia - it’s all on Modric (09m 30s) • PART 1c: Group D: Nigeria - problems in goal, problems in front of ...more

  • Totally World Cup - Groups A, B, and C previewed

    Jun 07 2018

    Jimbo’s joined in the pod by Michael Cox, Tom Williams, Sasha Goryunov and a host of other international guests too to tell you everything you need to know about how the likes of France, Spain, Portugal, Egypt, Peru, Morocco and the hosts will fare in Russia RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: World Cup Fever, World Cup predictions (01m 50s) • PART 1b: Group A: Uruguay - a last hurrah for Suarez, Cavani and co? (05m 00s)   • PART 1c: Group A: Egypt - King Salah and more with Bassil Mikdadi (11...more

  • More from Conifa 2018 - the best football tournament of the summer (so far)

    Jun 05 2018

    Iain Macintosh, comedian Mark Watson and Conifa president Per-Anders Blind update us on the progress of Cascadia, Padania et al as the Conifa World Football Cup enters the knockout phase. Plus, the green card makes its debut, the greatest Essex XI, and all you needed to know about reindeer herding Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Conifa 2018 - fixing football (just not like that)

    May 30 2018

    It's the eve of the biggest international football tournament you've never heard of. Iain Macintosh is your guide as we tell you everything you need to know about the 2018 Conifa World Football Cup - the participants from places like Tibet, Cascadia and Matabeleland; the rule changes; and why Yorkshire may be the team to watch in the future Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Red weddings, cheese, and hiding out in New York

    May 28 2018

    Jimbo’s back as we put a bow on the domestic season, with Michael Cox, James Horncastle, Iain Macintosh, Sasha Goryunov and Alvaro Romeo giving the last word(s) on the Champions League and Championship play-off finals RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: CL final review - the word from Kiev with Sasha Goryunov (01m 40s) • PART 1b: From the ridiculous to the sublime (05m 20s)   • PART 1c: The story of the game (07m 20s) • PART 1d: The word view from Madrid with Alvaro Romeo: what next from CR7 and GB11...more

  • Powers surges, admirable cojones and worked shoots

    May 24 2018

    Rafa Honigstein, James Horncastle and Julien Laurens join Iain Macintosh to preview the Champions League final and analyse Unai Emery’s managerial chops. Plus, why is Grant Holt stepping into the squared circle? RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: CL final preview - the Liverpool perspective...  (00m 40s) • PART 1b: …and the Real perspective, with Ben Hayward from Goal (07m 40s)   • PART 2a: An apology to our Danish friends (16m 30s) • PART 2b: Playoffs predictions - sans predictions (17m 20s) • PAR...more

  • A serene still lake and a Ukrainian travelogue

    May 21 2018

    Caroline Barker is joined by Michael Cox, Sasha Goryunov and Ian Irving (PL TV) to assess Chelsea's victory in an attritional FA Cup final. Plus, Manuel Pellegrini’s chances at West Ham, and an amazing end to the Serie A season RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: The FA Cup final - the United perspective (01m 20s) • PART 1b: …and the Chelsea perspective (09m 40s) • PART 1c: Brendan creates Celtic history (16m 40s) • PART 1d: And a word for Brackley (20m 10s) • PART 2a: Arteta to Arsenal?...more

  • A life between the sticks - David Preece with Tony Coton

    May 18 2018

    It’s mental health awareness week, so we’ve teamed up with CALM to bring you this bonus episode.  It’s our pal David Preece talking to his old friend and teammate Tony Coton – a 'keeper for Watford, Man City and Sunderland and a coach at Man U and Aston Villa - about the particular stresses of a career between the sticks, and how Tony sought help after first his playing and then his coaching career was cut short. CALM is the Campaign Against Living Miserably - a charity dedicated to preventing ...more

  • Welbeck or bust, Melchester Rovers, and paging Jody Morris

    May 17 2018

    Daniel Storey (F365), Matt Davies (Chelsea TV) and Julien Laurens join Iain Macintosh to pour over the England squad, shed a tear for Big Sam and David Moyes, preview the FA Cup final and salute Atletico Madrid’s Europa League triumph RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Farewell, Big Sam, it wasn’t much fun (01m 50s) • PART 1b: Shalom, Moyes - and the wider problems at West Ham (08m 00s)   • PART 2: England’s World Cup squad (12m 40s) • PART 3a: Roy of the Rovers news (20m 00s) • PART 3b: Europa Lea...more

  • Bad lieutenants, Ugly Town and extra swazz

    May 14 2018

    Jimbo has Michael Cox, Duncan Alexander (Opta) and David Preece for company to look back on the final weekend in the Premier League and gaze ahead to the Europa League final. Plus, a selection of favourite footballing injuries RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Duncan Alexander’s stats o' the season - featuring a lot of Man City and a bit of Mo Salah (01m 20s) • PART 1b: Chelsea blow it; Arsene bows out; Mou’s left all alone; Swans down (05m 30s)   • PART 1c: Spurs 5 - 4 Leicester and the rest of the...more

  • Ini Kamoze, piranhas and a bee without honey

    May 10 2018

    Jimbo returns alongside James Horncastle, Julien Laurens and Tom Williams to wave goodbye to West Brom and Carlos Carvalhal and look ahead to the final weekend in the Premier League. Plus, Dulwich Hamlet promoted and the ballad of Les Herbiers RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Swansea on the brink; Carvalhal gone (01m 30s) • PART 1b: Record-breaking City; Huddersfield stay up(05m 50s)   • PART 2a: A word on the Championship playoffs (12m 00s) • PART 2b: Hurrah for Dulwich Hamlet (14m 40s ) • PART ...more

  • Introducing: We Came to Win - The Rise and Fall of Diego Maradona

    May 08 2018

    We Came to Win is the new series from Gimlet Media, all about the hidden stories behind the World Cup's most iconic moments.  There's a new episode out each week until things kick off in Russia in June - and here's a taster of wha they have in store: a documentary all about the rise and fall of El Diego. Have a listen and [subscribe on Apple podcasts](https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/we-came-to-win/id1369393702?mt=2) and everywhere else you get your audio on demand Learn more about your ...more

  • The soft middle and the flabby bottom

    May 07 2018

    Daniel Storey, Michael Cox and Adam Hurrey join Iain Macintosh wave goodbye to Stoke, salute Arsenal’s send off for Arsene Wenger and wonder what on earth Steven Gerrard has got himself into by taking on the Rangers gig RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: West Brom hanging on (02m 00s) • PART 1b: Swansea v Southampton six pointer (06m 20s) • PART 1c: A very quick word on Huddersfield (14m 30s) • PART 2a: Sayonara, Stoke - it’s been fun. Sort of (15m 50s ) • PART 2b: Arise, Sir Roy of Cro...more

  • Fundamental shifts and problematic number twos

    May 03 2018

    Caroline Barker is back alongside James Horncastle, Julien Laurens and - fresh off the plane from Rome - Sasha Goryunov to analyse the action in the Champions League , look ahead to the weekend in the Premier League and much, much more…. RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Liverpool’s big night in Roma (01m 30s) • PART 1b: Real 2 - 2 Bayern with Rafa Honigstein (12m 30s) • PART 1c: Keylor Navas and Madrid’s defence (16m 20s) • PART 2a: Arsenal v Burnley - is Buvac on his way? (21m 20s ) ...more

  • Good eggs, girth and brains

    Apr 30 2018

    Caroline Barker is in the Totally Football Show hot-seat and she’s joined by Michael Cox, Matt Davies (Chelsea TV), Ian Irving (PL TV) and Emma Saunders (BBC and Watford TV) to talk about Wenger’s lovely vase, the Premier League relegation battle, and the news from around Europe RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: United 2 - 1 Arsenal; can Arsenal win away in Madrid? (02m 30s) • PART 1b: Time to big up Burnley and Sean Dyche (09m 00s) • PART 2a: Palace 5 - 0 Leicester (15m 30s) • PART 2b: T...more

  • Dangerous margins and culinary napalm

    Apr 26 2018

    Jimbo is joined by James Horncastle, Matt Scott and Julien Laurens to reflect on Liverpool’s stunning victory over Roma in the Champions League and look ahead to the weekend in the Premier League, including Arsene Wenger’s last meeting with Manchester United RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Liverpool 5 - 2 Roma (01m 50s) • PART 1b: Bayern 1 - 2 Real (12m 50s)   • PART 2a: Man U v Arsenal preview and memories of Pizzagate and (16m 40s) • PART 2b: A new Löw for Arsenal? The top contenders to take ov...more

  • Sleeping with one eye open and the Proudsville sausage

    Apr 23 2018

    Jimbo, Rafa Honigstein, Daniel Storey (F365) and Ian Irving (PLTV) look back on the FA Cup semi-finals and all the news from around Europe and gaze ahead to two huge games in the Champions League - and at least one fairly large one in the Europa League too RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Man U 2 - 1 Spurs - another semi-final flop for Tottenham (01m 00s) • PART 1b: Chelsea 2 - 0 Southampton - A mercy killing for Saints (07m 00s) • PART 2a: Napoli beat Juve and keep the Serie A title race a...more

  • Wenger (over and) Out

    Apr 20 2018

    After 22 years and 17 trophies, Arsene Wenger is finally saying goodbye to Arsenal. In this special edition of The Totally Football Show, James Richardson, Michael Cox and Iain Macintosh hear from Ian Wright, Stewart Robson, Julien Laurens and Tayo Papoola about Wenger’s highs, lows and his legacy RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Wenger’s influence on the PL era (01m 30s) • PART 1b: The (rational) fan’s perspective with Tayo Papoola (05m 30s)   • PART 2a: When did all go wrong? (09m 10s) • PART 2b...more

  • Pressed plants, Danny Dyer and striped snakeheads

    Apr 19 2018

    David Preece, James Horncastle and Tom Williams join Jimbo for a sun kissed edition of the Totally Football show in which we bang the Andy Carroll drum, discuss an alternative PFA team of the year and get our fill of Indian football idioms RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Midweek PL reviews and FA Cup previews (02m 30s) • PART 1b: Talking goalkeepers (09m 45s)   • PART 2a: Accrington Stanley promoted and Golazzo trailer (13m 20s) • PART 2b: Andy Carroll is back! (16m 40s) • PART 2c: The Big Sam s...more

  • The secret of success, John Betjeman and Girls Aloud

    Apr 16 2018

    With the title finally all tied up, Jimbo, Football 365’s Daniel Storey, Michael Cox and Duncan Alexander from Opta look back over the weekend in the Premier League and around Europe. RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: United blow it at home to West Brom and hand the title to City (02m 00s) • PART 1b: Spurs 1 - 3 City; niche City stats (06m 30s)  • PART 2: Wolves back in the big time - with Sky Sports’ Adam Bate (18m 30s) • PART 3: World Cup memories (23m 20s) • PART 4a: Newcastle 2 - 1 Arsenal; Ra...more

  • Karma, perfection and a commemorative gold pen

    Apr 12 2018

    What a week! Jimbo, Pat Nevin, James Horncastle and Julien Laurens draw their conclusions from a crazy few days in the Champions League RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1: Real 1 - Juve 3: what now for the Old Lady (01m 10s) • PART 2: Roma 3- 0 Barcelona: the dying embers of an empire? (12 00s)  • PART 3a: City 1 - 2 Liverpool: is Pep his own worst enemy? (20m 40s) • PART 3b: Spurs v City preview; dubious goals (30m 30s) • PART 3c: Liverpool v Bournemouth preview (34m 00s) • PART 4: The PL weekend (...more

  • BONUS: 'Roma Nel Mito'

    Apr 12 2018

    Roma's victory over Barcelona was so momentous that we're giving you the latest episode of Golazzo as a special commemorative cut-and-keep podcast. If you like what you hear from Jimbo and James Horncastle, join us every Wednesday for our Totally Italian Football Show Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Bubble baths, Bo Selecta and the brow

    Apr 09 2018

    Jimbo is joined by Rafa Honigstein, Michael Cox, David Preece and football finance expert Dr Tom Markham to deconstruct a weekend of derbies and week ahead of crucial Champions League and Europa League clashes. Specifically… RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: United’s comeback; the Pogba conundrum; City’s vulnerability (01m 00s) • PART 1b: Klopp’s Merseyside derby muzak; has Big Sam tarnished his brand? (10m 30s)  • PART 2a: Champions League previews (13m 40s) • PART 2b: Focus on the Bundesliga and ...more

  • Gentleman Ray and A Picture of Dorian Gray

    Apr 05 2018

    Pat Nevin returns to the Totally Football Show alongside AC Jimbo, Julien Laurens and James Horncastle to look back on an extraordinary week in the Champions League, with a stunning performance by Liverpool and even more stunning goal by Cristiano Ronaldo. Plus…   RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1: Remembering Ray Wilkins (00m 40s) • PART 2: Liverpool 3 - 0 City - game over? (04m 40s)  • PART 3a: City v United preview - what does Pep do? (14m 00s) • PART 3b: Liverpool v Everton preview - Klopp to rot...more

  • Pardew the discarded, Lamela the b*stard and Zlatan the great

    Apr 02 2018

    AC Jimbo is joined by Daniel Storey (Football 365), Matt Davies (Chelsea TV) and Sasha Goryunov (the Russian Scouser) to reflect on the Easter weekend, including Tottenham’s historic win at Chelsea, West Ham’s return to form and Pardew’s last stand at West Brom. Plus, football’s biggest b*stard, previews of Liverpool v City and the rest of the Champions League quarter-finals, and Zlatan’s extraordinary MLS debut. RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Pardew gone! (01m 10s) • PART 1b: Chelsea 1 - 3 ...more

  • Wrwgwai, foul thobes and nightclubbing in Stoke

    Mar 29 2018

    The Premier League returns this weekend and Jimbo, Michael Cox, James Horncastle and Tom Williams preview potentially the biggest game of the season as Spurs look to win at Stamford Bridge for the first time since 1990\. Plus, a lessons learned from the international break, Hollywood fans, and more footballing idioms RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Spain 6 - 1 Argentina (03m 00s) • PART 1b: Russia 1 - 3 France (07m 10s)  • PART 1c: Dark horses - Uruguay, Belgium and Portugal (08m 30s) • PART 2: C...more

  • The Spy with the Cold Nose, Zlatan’s Galaxy Quest, and memories of that 7-1

    Mar 26 2018

    Jimbo is joined for this Totally Football Show by Rafa Honigstein, Julien Laurens and Opta’s Duncan Alexander to do some serious World Cup number crunching, discuss Zlatan’s arrival in LA and memories of Brazil’s 7-1 humiliation. RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Germany 1 - 1 Spain (02m 50s) • PART 1b: France 2 - 3 Colombia; anyone but Deschamps (06m 10s) • PART 1c: England’s steady progress continues (09m 50s) • PART 2: Where is Thomas Tuchel heading this summer and other questions (17m...more

  • The Costa Rica rule, the Ronaldinho doctrine and inherent Weiss

    Mar 22 2018

    With international football taking centre stage, Jimbo, Michael Cox, Jack Lang and Matt Scott stick a thermometer up the respective bottoms of England, Argentina, Brazil et al to assess their strengths and weakness as preparations for the World Cup ramp up. Plus, Ronald Koeman’s Dutch rebuilding job, third-generation footballers and our first update from the Indian Super League RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1: Inexperienced England - or the greatest Three Lions team of the last 30 years? (03m 00s)...more

  • Thirty-somethings, transferrable skills and Tedesco

    Mar 19 2018

    On today’s Totally Football Show Jimbo is joined by Rafa Honigstein, Julien Laurens and James Horncastle to look back on weekend in the FA Cup, Premier League and around Europe. Plus, reaction to the Champions League and Europa League quarter-final draws, and another thirty-something manager in the Bundesliga… RUNNING ORDER: * PART 1a: Extra time at the King Power Stadium; Soton beat Wigan (1m 34s) * PART 1b: No Kane, No bother; Jose's football heritage (9m 18s) * PART 2a: Salah strik...more

  • Troglodytes, chutzpah and conscription

    Mar 15 2018

    Hot on the heels of Man United’s ignominious Champions League exit, Jimbo is joined by James Horncastle, Julien Laurens and the returning Michael Cox to discuss Mou’s tactical shortcomings and his astonishing post-match comments. Is he - like Wenger - a man out of time? Also on today’s Totally Football Show… RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Sevilla dump United out of the CL; Mou’s outmoded tactics (01m 40s) • PART 1b: The Big Question; Man U v Brighton FA Cup preview (15m 00s)  • PART 2a: Chelsea g...more

  • Toxicity, complicity and pitchside relief

    Mar 12 2018

    United strengthened their grip on second place by beating Liverpool, but the main headlines this weekend came from the London Stadium where West Ham imploded on the pitch and exploded off it. Jimbo, Rafa Honigstein, Daniel Storey and Matt Davies discuss those ugly scenes, Arsenal’s latest false dawn, Sergio Ramos’ bathroom break and more… RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Pogba Out, Rashford in = United 2 - 1 Liverpool (02m 10s) • PART 1b: Chelsea head to Barcelona (09m 20s)  • PART 2a: Kane crocked...more

  • Allegri plays his hand, PSG’s meek surrender, and Dulwich Hamlet stay strong

    Mar 08 2018

    Juventus and Real Madrid handed out Champions League life lessons to Spurs and poor ol’ PSG this week.  AC Jimbo, James Horncastle, Julien Laurens and David Preece are here to give their (hot) take(s) on those games and look ahead to United v Liverpool and the rest of action in the Premier League. Plus, all the latest on what’s going on with Dulwich Hamlet RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1: Juve take Spurs to CL school (00m 30s) • PART 2: PSG’s meek surrender; who takes over from Unai Emery?; (14m 15s)...more

  • Rubbernecking, chocolate legs and Jay Bothroyd

    Mar 05 2018

    Half a game of football took place between City and Chelsea this weekend while the Seagulls heaped yet more misery onto Arsenal. Your Totally Football panel is Jimbo, Kelly Cates, Tom Williams and PLTV's Ian Irving and they analyse both of those games and and the rest of the stories from the Premier League and beyond including the debut of head of state's son in Ligue 1, the Lioness' progress at the SheBelieves Cup, and the tragic news about Davide Astori RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1: Rememberi...more

  • VARce, Arsenal’s atrophication, and the battle of the bottom

    Mar 01 2018

    Snow, VAR, and a bleak future for Arsenal are on the agenda today as Jimbo, Matt Scott, Football 365’s Daniel Storey and James Horncastle chew over Tottenham’s FA Cup win over Rochdale and look ahead to all the weekend’s action in the Premier League and beyond RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1: Spurs 6 - 1 Rochdale and the inevitable spread of VAR (02m 00s) • PART 2: Wenger Out…again; a bleak future for Arsenal (10m 35s)  • PART 3a: Liverpool v Newcastle preview (24m 00s) • PART 3b: City v Chelsea pr...more

  • Arsenal’s new nadir, McTominay dominates, and the ballad of Royston Drenthe

    Feb 26 2018

    City picked up their first trophy under Pep, United knocked Chelsea down to fifth, Liverpool were out of this world, and West Brom need Tony Pulis. It was, as they say, quite the weekend and your Totally Football Show gang - AC Jimbo, Opta’s Duncan Alexander, Ian Irving from PLTV and Chelsea TV commentator Matt Davies - are here to analyse it all and much, much more RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1: Same old Arsenal as City win the League Cup (01m 40s) • PART 2: United get the better of Chelsea; why M...more

  • Shot-stoppers, fisticuffs and an apology to Depeche Mode (and Rod Fanni)

    Feb 22 2018

    Pat Nevin is our special guest on today’s Totally Football Show, and he joins James Richardson, Julien Laurens and James Horncastle to review all the Champions League and FA Cup business, look ahead to the weekend’s football, and wax lyrical about his favourite bands and more… RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Chelsea 1 - 1 Barcelona; Hazard as a (false) 9; is it enough for the second leg?; (01m 30s) • PART 1b: Sevilla 0 - 0 Man U - another Mou borefest, but that De Gea save!, Pogba problems (0...more

  • Rifts, replays and robbery

    Feb 19 2018

    Jimbo returns to the helm as he, Leroy Rosenior, Kelly Cates and Rafa Honigstein look back on the FA Cup weekend and ahead to Chelsea v Barcelona and Sevilla v Man U in the Champions League, and plenty more - including that splendid story about the West Brom Four RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: From Juve to Rochdale, Spurs get Extra Spursy; Swans need another replay (01m 30s) • PART 1b: West Brom - stealin’ taxis and crashin’ out the FA Cup; Pardews’ PL record (07m 40s)  • PART 1c: Huddersfield 0 ...more

  • Hard hands, Pards goes deep and Old Trafford worms

    Feb 15 2018

    It was a stunning week for the English sides in the Champions League, with goals and guts galore. Caroline Barker, David Preece, Julien Laurens and Jame Horncastle review all of those games - and an entirely expected stumble by PSG in Madrid - and lookahead to the return of the FA Cup. All of that, and…. RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Spurs fight back at Juventus; a year too many for Buffon?; Dembélé runs the show - again (02m 00s) • PART 1b: Liverpool put 5 past Porto; Van Dijk’s calmness s...more

  • The Mousa Dembélé appreciation society and Jesé’s hot breath on Charlie Adam’s neck

    Feb 12 2018

    If you’re looking for a 60 minute digest of what went down in the Premier League at the weekend, you’re in the right place.  Caroline Barker sits in for the holidaying AC Jimbo and she’s joined by Football 365’s Daniel Storey, Ian Irving from PLTV and the one and only Sasha Goryunov to reflect on Spurs’ win over Arsenal, Man United’s loss at Newcastle and Southampton’s slide to oblivion. Plus, Champions League previews and yet more amazing club nicknames from around the globe RUNNING ORDER: • ...more

  • Conte on the rocks, cucumbers, and an ox on the brink of extinction

    Feb 08 2018

    With Chelsea imploding once again, your Totally Football Team - AC Jimbo, ably assisted by David Preece, Jame Horncastle and Tom Williams - look at the problems at Stamford Bridge, preview all the big games in the Premier League and beyond, and talk more about club nicknames and international footballing idioms: RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Conte’s unravelling at Chelsea; Abdoulaye Doucouré v Tiémoué Bakayoko; the Hawthornes Triangle (02m 00s) • PART 1b: West Ham sign Patrice Evra (09m 50s...more

  • Karma, mystery tours and the Lepers v the Scoundrels

    Feb 05 2018

    Big decisions, big balls, big misses, big scorelines, big questions - there was a bit of everything in the Premier League and around Europe this weekend, and on your brand new Totally Football Show, AC Jimbo welcomes Michael Cox, Jack Lang and Julien Laurens to analyse it all. Specifically: RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Neymar’s birthday bash (01m 00s) • PART 1b: When Harry met Salah: analysis of amazing draw at Anfield (02m 40s) • PART 2a: A new dawn at Arsenal, a bleak horizon for Ever...more

  • Swoops, swaps and resurgent Swans

    Feb 01 2018

    The transfer window’s slammed shut, there were all sorts of shocks in the Premier League’s midweek games - and Liverpool host Spurs at the weekend. What else is on the minds of Jimbo, James Horncastle, Adam Hurrey, Michael Cox and our special guest Simon Wilson, a former big cheese at Man City and Sunderland?  This: RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Spurs tear Man U apart (02m 25s) • PART 2a: Transfer window winners(10m 20s)  • PART 2b: Transfer window losers (20m 00s) • PART 2c: Adam’s transfer ...more

  • FA cup levellers, Jurgen and Dave’s wild night out, and Middelfart memories

    Jan 29 2018

    After a cracking weekend in the FA Cup and a midweek round of Premier League games to come, your Totally Football team have plenty to chew over. Here’s what Jimbo, David Preece, Dr Tom Markham and Football 365’s Daniel Storey are discussing: RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: The Newcastle (non) takeover (01m 40s) • PART 1b: West Brom do Liverpool; Klopp and Wagner’s big night out; too much VAR? (04m 30s) • PART 2a: Newport head to Wembley; bravo, Coventry; Will Grigg fires Wigan in to the 5t...more

  • Carlos the magician, the Phil Neville farrago, and Pep v Warnock at last

    Jan 25 2018

    On your all new, all singin’, all dancin’ Totally Football Show, James Richardson is joined by Michael Cox, James Horncastle and Julien Laurens to talk about Phil Neville, all the midweek football, and lookahead to the FA Cup 4th round RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1: Arsenal beat Chelsea and head to Wembley again; Dzeko unconvinced by Blues; Aubameyang in, Giroud out? (01m 10s) • PART 2: Signs of life for Swansea - but same ol’ Liverpool (09m 45s) • PART 3: Carrie Dunn on the Phil Neville f...more

  • Gratuitous backheels, Alexis’ arboreal artistry, and the remarkably unremarkable Ashley Barnes

    Jan 22 2018

    On the latest episode of The Totally Football Show, James Richardson has Kelly Cates, Opta’s Duncan Alexander and Ian Irving from PL TV to dissect the weekend’s action, specifically… RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: The Big Question (01m 30s) • PART 1b: A cloud lifts over Arsenal (02m 20s) • PART 1c: Chelsea 4 - 0 Brighton; the Batshuayi paradox; Chelsea’s search for a Big Man Up Top (06m 00s) • PART 2: The Pep/Mou XI; Man C hammer Newcastle; Aguero’s perfect hat-trick (17m 30s) • PAR...more

  • Arsenal’s Diamond Eye, Sean Dyche’s protein fix, and requiem for Ronaldinho (and Phil Brown)

    Jan 18 2018

    On this episode of The Totally Football Show, James Richardson is joined by James Horncastle, Michael Cox and Matt Scott to discuss earthworms and Theo Walcott’s second act, and reminisce about Ronaldinho RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1: Sanchez to United, Walcott to Everton (01m 30s) • PART 2: Sean Dyche and the earthworms; Newcastle’s takeover hits the skids; Man City v Newcastle preview (again) (17m 50s) • PART 3: Beacons of hope for the bottom three (25m 00s) • PART 4a: Phil Brown out...more

  • Introducing Golazzo: The Totally Italian Football Show

    Jan 18 2018

    If there's not enough talk of Baggio, Maldini or Dario Hubner on The Totally Football Show, why not try our brand new podcast... Golazzo: The Totally Italian Football Show. On the first outing of our brand new podcast, AC Jimbo is joined by James Horncastle and Gabriele Marcotti to fill you in on why the Serie A title race is hotter than ever, and turn back the clock to May 1999 to relive a remarkable 5-4 win for Inter at Roma - a game featuring a who's who of 90s football icons (and M...more

  • Klopp clips City’s wings, an apology to David Moyes, and the greatest Asian player of all time

    Jan 15 2018

    On the latest edition of The Totally Football Show, James Richardson is joined by Julien Laurens, Sasha Goryunov, PL TV’s Ian Irving, and Benji Lanyado from the Stop! Hammer Time podcast. Here’s what they’re chattin’ ‘bout… RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: French refereeing madness! (01m 20s) • PART 1b: Liverpool 4 - 3 City (04m 20s) • PART 2a: Arsenal in crisis (again) (17m 30s) • PART 2b: Paul Lambert in at Stoke (27m 00s) • PART 3: West Ham on fire and an apology for David Moyes (and Mark Nobl...more

  • The Bull of War, the caretaker manager bounce and the darts at Frimley Green

    Jan 11 2018

    On today’s super soaraway Totally Football Show, James Richardson is joined by Michael Cox, Football 365’s Daniel Storey and - making his debut - the New York Times’ Rory Smith. Here’s what the gang are chewing over RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1: League Cup look back; Bristol City love; Liverpool v City preview (02m 40s) • PART 2: Transfer news; Cenk Tosun; Tottenham v Everton; Spain’s answer to Pulisball (11m 55s) • PART 3: Chelsea v Leicester; Iwobi’s ‘unacceptable’ partying; (25m 25s) ...more

  • Arsenal fall in the Forest, Barcelona land Coutinho, and Team Conte v Team Mou

    Jan 08 2018

    On the latest edition of The Totally Football Show, James Richardson welcomes David Preece, Adam Hurrey and Rafa Honigstein to look back on a weekend of FA Cup shocks, an almighty managerial spat and one mega transfer. RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1: Forest 4 - 2 Arsenal (01m 10s) • PART 2: Mark Hughes sent to Coventry; Conte v Mou; the rest of the FA Cup (07m 30s) • PART 3: Alvaro Romeo on Coutinho to Barcelona (21m 30s) • PART 4: what next for Liverpool: another No 10, or a top class ‘keeper? (2...more

  • The best game of the year, FA Cup weekend and Mark Hughes hangs on

    Jan 04 2018

    On your first Totally Football Show of the new year, James Richardson is joined by Michael Cox, James Horncastle and Matt Davies to put the Premier League to one side and say a big hello to the FA Cup  RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1: Arsenal 2 - 2 Chelsea; Morata’s misses; Cech pays the penalty (01m 30s) • PART 2: The Big Book o’ Commentary Cliches; Crystal Palace revival; the VAR tantra (13m 40s ) • PART 3: World Strongest Man; Fleetwood v Leicester; the Strawbs v the Hammers; Mou’s misery; FA Cup...more

  • Calendar year records, the return of Tony Pulis and is VVD VFM?

    Dec 28 2017

    On your your final **Totally Football Show** of the calendar year, **James Richardson** is joined by **Michael Cox**, **Rafa Honigstein** and **Julien Laurens** for a bit of reflection and, indeed, projection **_RUNNING ORDER:_** • PART 1: Virgil Van Dyke transfer; Pulis to Boro; Carvalhal to Swansea (01m 30s) • PART 2: Harry Kane, Coutinho and the PL Xmas winners (09m 30s ) • PART 3: Swansea, Man U and the PL Xmas losers (23m 15s) • PART 4: European round-up; transfer rumours (31...more

  • Bristol City hit the big time, Clasico chat, Tom Ince v Saido Berahino, and the Doucouré imperative

    Dec 21 2017

    On your pre-Christmas edition of **The Totally Football Show**, **James Richardson** is joined by **Michael Cox**, **James Horncastle** and Opta’s **Duncan Alexander**. Here’s what’s made our list… **_RUNNING ORDER:_** • PART 1: Bristol City beat Man U; Arsenal v Liverpool preview (01m 40s) • PART 2: Everton v Chelsea; inclement times at Swansea (09m 05s) • PART 3: Guillem Balague on the Clasico and more (22m 05s) • PART 4: West Ham v Newcastle; Burnley v Spurs (32m 50s) • PART...more

  • The Moyes metamorphosis, an interesting man called Sven and dog walking in the Carpathian mountains

    Dec 18 2017

    On your brand new edition of **The Totally Football Show**, **James Richardson** welcomes **Chris Powell** to the pod alongside **Iain Macintosh** and PLTV’s **Ian Irving**. Here’s what’s on the agenda: **_RUNNING ORDER:_** • PART 1: City swot aside Spurs; Ederson love; Pep’s new contract (01m 30s)  • PART 2: Palace on the up; the Moyes effect (11m 00s)  • PART 3: Scotland, Germany, Italy; Sven; Kaka (22m 00s)  • PART 4: Life after Ozil/Sanchez at Arsenal; Watford’s wobble (30m 00...more

  • Recency bias, Revel-ations and the Rooney contradiction

    Dec 14 2017

    On the latest edition of the **The Totally Football Show**, **James Richardson** is joined by **Michael Cox**, **James Horncastle** and A**dam Hurrey** to reflect on City’s record-breaking win at Swansea and wonder how they would fare against the greatest teams in history. And there’s plenty more: **_RUNNING ORDER:_**  • PART 1: Pep and City make history; sensational Silva (01m 00s) • PART 2: City v Spurs preview; Revels (12m 45s)  • PART 3: Big Sam, Uncle Roy and Proper Managers (19...more

  • City out of sight, West Ham win at last, and Arsenal off to Ostersunds

    Dec 11 2017

    On your new Totally Football Show, James Richardson is joined by Rafa Honigstein, Football 365’s Daniel Storey and - because everyone needs a top Belgian in their ranks - Kristof Terreur to look back on City’s derby win, Liverpool’s derby balls-up, the Champions League draw and all the excitement across the continent. And Mexico. • PART 1: Manchester derby; Lukaku; Mou’s soiled jacket (02m 15s) • PART 2: Liverpool derby; rotation; Big Sam (13m 45s) • PART 3: Champions League draw reaction (24...more

  • Zorro and joy in the Champions League, fear of the Big Sam and barge haulers on the Volga

    Dec 07 2017

    On your brand new Totally Football Show, James Richardson is joined by Michael Cox, James Horncastle, Julien Laurens and Sasha Goryunov to assess the conclusion of the Champions League group stage and look ahead to two cracking derbies in the Premier League this weekend (three if you include West Ham v Chelsea) • PART 1: Liverpool 7 - 0 Spartak; CL review (01m 10s) • PART 2: Merseyside derby preview (10m 50s) • PART 3: Manchester derby preview (17m 15s) • PART 4: West Ham v Chelsea; Eden Hazard...more

  • United’s best De Gea day yet, the World Cup draw, and Benevento’s last-minute miracle

    Dec 04 2017

    Today on The Totally Football Show, James Richardson welcomes David Preece, Iain Macintosh and our latest newbie Tom Williams from AFP to look back on a scintillating weekend in the Premier League. There's also reaction to the World Cup draw, and round-ups from around Europe. PART 1: Benevento and goalscoring keepers chat (01m 20s) PART 2: Arsenal v Man U and De Gea magnificence (07m 20s) PART 3: World Cup draw reaction (17m 45s) PART 4: Liverpool spank Brighton, Everton’s Big Sam bounce (30m ...more

  • Rejuvenated Rooney, Sterling and Salah strike again, and presumptuous Pep talks

    Nov 30 2017

    On today’s Totally Football Show, James Richardson is joined by his BT Sport BFF’s James Horncastle and Julien Laurens to look back on a sumptuous midweek round in the Premier League and ahead to some crackers at home and abroad. • PART 1: Everton, Big Sam; West Ham woes (01m 45s) • PART 2: Man U v Watford; more great goals (13m 30s) • PART 3: AVB's midlife crisis; Serie A chat (19m 20s) • PART 4: Salah v Sterling ; City’s sturdiness (30m 00s) • PART 5: MLS and Ligue 1 (40m 45s) • PART 6: More...more

  • Everton’s non-holistic approach, the Hertfordshire Globetrotters and a derby for the ages

    Nov 27 2017

    On your brand new Totally Football Show, James Richardson is joined by Michael Cox, Football 365’s Daniel Storey and our very own Iain Macintosh for the hot take on all the goings-on in the games in the Premier League and around Europe. We start with Liverpool’s 1-1 draw with Chelsea, the main beneficiaries of which appear to be Arsenal, who have taken their customary spot of fourth in the table after beating Burnley in typically controversial circumstances. Elsewhere, we commend Huddersfield ...more

  • Liverpool’s unwanted threesome and Darren Fletcher’s pearly whites

    Nov 23 2017

    On the latest edition of The Totally Football Show, James Richardson is joined by his BT Goals Show buds James Horncastle and Julien Laurens and Michael ‘The Mixer’ Cox to review a cracking midweek in the Champions League and look ahead to the weekend’s big games in the Premier League and around Europe. Where better to start than Liverpool, who somehow contrived to draw 3-3 at Sevilla despite being three up after 30 minutes. How will they fare at home to Chelsea, fresh - or not - from their 6...more

  • Pulis P45-ed, narrative busters and Dulwich Hamlet’s Toilets Opposite Stand

    Nov 20 2017

    On your brand new Totally Football Show, AC Jimbo welcomes debutants Benji Lanyado and Ian Irving to the studio alongside TFS stalwart Iain Macintosh as we travel from the real Premier League to the Bostik Premier League and cover (almost) everything in-between. First up, the North London derby. Why has it taken until late-November for the Gunners to play like this - and why do Spurs continually come up short against the other title contenders away from home? Elsewhere, we marvel at the bri...more

  • Fragrant encounters, 90s icons and fax machines

    Nov 16 2017

    It’s an eclectic line-up for this episode of the Totally Football Show, with AC Jimbo joined in the pod by James Horncastle, Michael Cox, football finance expert Dr Tom Markham and former Monaco sporting director, Tor-Kristian Karlsen. We begin by wrapping up the events of the international break, with World Cup joy for Denmark, Sweden, Australia and Peru, tears for Ireland and Italy, and - perhaps most shockingly of all - signs of life from England in their two (goalless) glamour friendlies...more

  • End of the road for Northern Ireland, end of the nightmare for Blackpool, and why Silva is gold

    Nov 13 2017

    AC Jimbo welcomes James Horncastle, David Preece and Duncan Alexander to the pod for an international edition of the The Totally Football Show in which we lament the poor refereeing decision that ultimately cost Northern Ireland a place at Russia 2018 and wonder whether Italy will show up in their return leg against Sweden. They might need to. Also up for discussion: reassessing David Silva; brighter days ahead for Blackpool; and a taste of the Opta quiz. LIVE EVENT NEWS: • Get your tickets