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Reacting first to the biggest games in football - Premier League, Champions League and Ireland's mission to for qualify Euro 2021. Presented by Paddy McKenna and Dion Fanning.

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Reacting first to the biggest games in football - Premier League, Champions League and Ireland's mission to for qualify Euro 2021. Presented by Paddy McKenna and Dion Fanning.

    Why United’s Europa League performance shows that they need Sancho alongside Martial

    Why United’s Europa League performance shows that they need Sancho alongside Martial

    On The Football Spin, Noz Choudry, Reuben Pinder and Paddy McKenna discuss how Anthony Martial has emerged to become a talisman for Manchester United, as seen in their win over FC Copenhagen.
    Noz explains how Martial's footwork is what makes him such a dynamic player. Reuben says that United need Sancho alongside Martial to realise the team's potential.
    Noz argues that the team also needs Jack Grealish and Thiago from Bayern, too. Greedy. Reuben chats to Gaizka Mendieta about how Barcelona are overly reliant on Messi. They haven't planned for the future.

    • 56 min
    The Champions League return claims its first victims

    The Champions League return claims its first victims

    After Raphael Varane gifted Man City the win, the panel wonder whether Real Madrid were too arrogant on Friday night. It looks like curtains for Maurizio Sarri now Juventus are out. And will Barcelona face the same fate? All that and more on The Football Spin, with Matt Stanger, Nooruddean Choudry and Reuben Pinder.

    • 29 min
    The two sides of football in 2020

    The two sides of football in 2020

    While Premier League clubs are still eyeing up big money transfers, Wednesday showed the harsh realities for many in football as Arsenal announced 55 redundancies due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Matt Stanger is joined by Nooruddean Choudry and Reuben Pinder, who provides some background to Man City’s new man Ferran Torres.

    • 44 min
    When will crowds be back at football and the anguish of the Toon Army

    When will crowds be back at football and the anguish of the Toon Army

    As Brentford reach the play off final, the Footbaáll Spin examines the credentials of the clubs in the Championship play offs and asks which one would be most suited to the Premier League.
    Brentford have a brand new stadium which they hope will be rolled out in the Premier League but what does a club lose when it moves to a new stadium.
    When will these grounds see fans again? The government has said they hope supporters will be back from October 1st but is that realistic?
    And as the Newcastle takeover rolls on, has a local MP struck the right note with her letter to the Premier League?

    • 46 min
    Brendan Rodgers brings his hat, forgets cattle and why Jordan Henderson shouldn’t have won FWA award

    Brendan Rodgers brings his hat, forgets cattle and why Jordan Henderson shouldn’t have won FWA award

    On the final day of the Premier League, the Football Spin discuss the top four and what it means for Manchester United.

    What does Leicester City’s decline mean for Brendan Rodgers? Is the reputation he is developing as a manager of sides who choke unfair?

    There’s also a discussion about Jordan Henderson and why Sadio Mané should have been Footballer of the Year

    • 57 min
    Frank Lampard’s words of warning for Liverpool

    Frank Lampard’s words of warning for Liverpool

    As Liverpool pick up the Premier League trophy, there’s a warning from Chelsea manager Frank Lampard.

    There is a low bar for stadium celebrations, but how did Liverpool do on Wednesday night in the circumstances with their fans told to stay at home by Jurgen Klopp until they can celebrate together when the ‘b******t virus’ is gone.
    Lampard’s sensitivity seemed to get another airing last night and Dion Fanning wonders how the requirements of being a manager differ from being a player and if the Golden Generation weren’t in some way responsible.

    There’s also a mournful Championship Corner with Forest fan Matt Sayward who looks back on a remarkable night in the Championship when anything that could happen, did happen, except Forest didn’t make the play offs.

    • 48 min

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