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MNC: Everton's struggles, Rangnick announced at MUFC and Brighton booed
Mark Chapman presents the latest episode of the Monday Night Club from BBC Radio 5 Live. Regulars Micah Richards and Rory Smith are back along with former England international Karen Carney, who replaces the "suspended" Chris Sutton after he upset everybody - including a celebrity fan - at Stenhousemuir.
Everton's lacklustre results and the reasons behind them are discussed by the panel. Is it poor form, bad strategy or simply injuries to key players that's holding them back?
Following Ralf Rangnick's announcement as Manchester United interim manager, Micah wonders what the hype's all about while Rory says his appointment suggests a cultural shift in thinking in English football.
They also discuss what's up with the Brighton fans after some of them booed the team following their 0-0 draw at home to Leeds. Karen says the stats show they're better than the results they've been getting while Micah recalls a time he was booed by his own fans.
3'41" What's going wrong at Everton?
11'54" Everton fan Ped from Toffee TV gives his views on the issues at the club
21'20" Micah questions the hype surrounding Ralf Rangnick
22'13" Rory argues why Man Utd have been smart in hiring Rangnick as a consultant for 2 years after his interim manager role
24'08" Rory explains how Rangnick first appeared on his radar in 2010
27'57" Why has Rangnick never held one of the prestige managerial jobs in European football before?
33'29" Who should be Man Utd's first choice front three?
40'40" Why were Brighton fans booing their team at the weekend?
42:24" Karen explains why Brighton's xG shows they are playing better than their results suggest
46'28" Micah reveals what it's like to be booed by your own fans
United hold league leaders Chelsea to a draw
Manchester United earned a point at Stamford Bridge but what's next for Ralf Rangnick and Ronaldo?
Jeanette Kwakye is joined by former Brighton striker Glenn Murray, the Daily Telegraph's Luke Edwards and 90 min's Ben Haines to discuss whether Cristiano Ronaldo should have been left on the bench at Stamford Bridge.
Everton's defeat to Brentford means they've only took 2 points from 21, so where does this leave Rafa Benitez?
And the panel look ahead to Newcastle's next two crucial fixtures as they're still searching for their first win of the season.
4’04 – Michael Carrick on Manchester United’s performance
6’50 – Why was Cristiano Ronaldo on the bench?
16’17 – Was Bissaka’s foul a penalty?
19’40 – Everton’s defeat to Brentford
33’05 – How important are Newcastle’s next two games?
Jota's joy and Rashford looks to the future
Ben Haines, former Tottenham defender Alan Hutton and Premier League presenter Vaishali Bhardwaj look back on Saturday's action as Diogo Jota's fine form continues. He scored twice in Liverpool's 4-0 win over Southampton.
The panel also reflect on a second straight victory for Steven Gerrard's Aston Villa as they win 2-1 at Crystal Palace. And there's a preview of Chelsea v Manchester United, including an interview with Marcus Rashford, who reacts to the departure of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer this week.
03:00 - Analysis of Crystal Palace 1-2 Aston Villa
14:00 - Liverpool 4-0 Southampton
23:30 - Marcus Rashford interview ahead of Chelsea v Manchester United
Wales and Scotland on potential collision course in World Cup play-off final
Darren Fletcher is joined by Stephen Warnock and Mark Hughes on the Friday Football Social.
The team discuss Scotland and Wales's World Cup play-off semi final draw with Charlie Adam and how it could lead to a winner takes all game between the two nation for a place at the Qatar World Cup. Plus give their thoughts on Ralf Rangnicks anticipated arrival at Manchester United.
And ten years on since the death of Gary Speed, Stephen and Mark share their memories of the former Wales manager.
01:00 - Charlie Adam and Mark Hughes react to Scotland and Wales World Cup play-off semi final draw
06:40 - Stephen Warnock and Mark discuss the latest on Ralf Rangnick's imminent arrival at Manchester United.
17:00 - The team discuss how much of Rangnick's style can be implemented in such a short amount of time.
26:00 - Could Manchester United be tempted to keep Rangnick permanently if season finishes well?
28:00 - Mark on his desire to get back into management
35:00 - Memories of Gary Speed
38:20 - Newcastle v Arsenal preview
All About Kyle Walker
Darren Fletcher and Stephen Warnock are joined by the Manchester City and England defender Kyle Walker on the Football Daily.
The three-time Premier League champion discusses his team's recent Champions League victory against PSG, how Pep coached him to be a complete defender and Kyle reflects on England's incredible Euro 2020 campaign this summer.
01:00 - Kyle on Manchester City's victory over PSG
07:15 - On facing Mbappé 1on1
09:40 - How Pep improved Kyle as a defender
17:05 - Transitioning from club to international football
21:00 - On Bernardo Silva
31:30 - On the team behind the scenes
34:40 - On being a part of the England national team
40:00 - Reflections on the Euro 2020 final
72+: Heckingbottom’s up and Warne’s winning formula
Aaron Paul is joined by Millwall forward Jed Wallace and Wycombe left-back Joe Jacobson to dissect this week's big talking points from the EFL.
BBC Sheffield’s Andy Giddings gives us the lowdown on a dramatic turn of events at Sheffield United as they sacked Slavisa Jokanovic after just six months in charge and replaced him with Paul Heckingbottom on a five-year contract. The guys share what they think of such a drastic change in strategy at Bramall Lane.
Cardiff City manager Steve Morison tells us what life is like in his new job, how he’s putting the youngsters through a tough gym regime and why he’s perhaps not the grumpy man many people may perceive him to be.
The ever-entertaining Paul Warne explains how Friday night steak could be a big factor in the success at Rotherham United, whose 12-match unbeaten run has taken them top of League One, and why he’s obsessed with respect in his squad.
And after taking four points from games against Bournemouth and Fulham, despite receiving a further nine-point deduction, Wayne Rooney tells Aaron why he wants his Derby players to just enjoy their football and why he wants the team to be an embodiment of him.
05.40 - Andy Giddings on Sheffield United drama
13.10 - Jed and Joe’s reaction
15.46 - Steve Morison on life at Cardiff
25.47 - Paul Warne on Rotherham’s secrets to success
38.30 - Wayne Rooney interview
Bring Back Full Podcasts.
Dont like the edited down 40-45min Podcasts designed for Commuters especially Mon and Fri night Football shows being shortened.As an Irish Postman out for 5hrs in rural Ireland it keeps me going, also can you pass on to Euro Leagues Podcast team to bring back the Player Of The Week fom different European Leagues segment I love looking out for unknown players to me when Champions League/Europa League returns
72 + Jobi is amazing
72+ it’s probably the greatest thing that has ever come to this podcast. I didn’t care what happened outside the premiership but since listening to this I am hooked to hear the news of the lower division Jobi is amazing keep up the good work.
The addition of the 72 + has been superb the best football league pod by a mile