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Hat-trick hero Havertz and Steve Bruce in seventh heaven
Mark Chapman is joined by Chris Sutton, Rob Green and Curtis Davies as the Premier League sides came out on top in the EFL Cup Third Round.
New Chelsea signing Kai Havertz scored a hat-trick in their 6-0 win over Barnsley as Chris Sutton thinks people had written him off too soon before tonight’s performance.
Rob Green analyses Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford’s display after he made two mistakes that led to goals in their 5-2 win over Fleetwood Town.
Curtis Davies gives us an insight of what it’s like to work with his former Hull manager Steve Bruce – whose Newcastle side stormed to a 7-0 victory over Morecambe.
And how do you pronounce Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta’s name again?
COVID curtails Carabao Cup, as Moyes tests positive
Kelly Cates brings reaction from a busy night of EFL Cup action, which was dominated by COVD-19. West Ham's David Moyes, Issa Diop and Josh Cullen tested positive for the virus as they arrived to play Hull City at the London Stadium. The game went ahead and West Ham won comfortably - we hear from assistant manager Alan Irvine who took charge of the team and get analysis from Andy Reid and John Southall who watched the match.
Leyton Orient's tie with Tottenham was called off following a number of O's players testing positive for coronavirus after Saturday's draw with Mansfield. Their chairman Nigel Travis tells the podcast that if his club are punished as a result, it would be "an incentive not to test and that is bad for football and bad for health and safety."
And we get the thoughts of Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after his side left it late to turn on the style in their win at Luton Town.
Joining Kelly Cates on this podcast are Conor McNamara and Clinton Morrison who watched the action at Kenilworth Road. Plus Michael Brown makes it back from his cancelled tie to join the discussion.
Comprehensive City, victorious Villa & adiós Alli?
Mark Chapman, Chris Sutton and Alistair Bruce-Ball look back at Manchester City’s 3-1 win at Wolves in their curtain raiser for the new Premier League season. The guys talk Aké, Foden & you’ll hear from Pep Guardiola.
Arlo White and Kieron Dyer also drop in to discuss Aston Villa’s 1-0 win at home to Sheffield United, who played for 78 minutes with 10 men after the early dismissal of John Egan. Villa boss Dean Smith gives us his thoughts on the victory & we hear from Chris Wilder.
Plus there's a look at the future of Dele Alli at Spurs, as reports continue to circulate that the exit door looms for the midfielder.
Magic Mane and Chelsea’s Kepa crisis
Emma Saunders has a bumper round-up of the weekend’s Premier League action with former Wolves and West Ham midfielder Matt Jarvis, former England and Arsenal forward Lianne Sanderson and Ben Haines from 90 Min.
The team dissect why Mane’s pace and why Liverpool’s press earned them a 2-0 victory over Chelsea – despite Frank Lampard’s side going down to 10-men when Andreas Christensen was sent off.
Chelsea signing Rennes goalkeeper Edouard Mendy can’t come soon enough for the panel after Kepa made another big mistake to gift Liverpool a goal.
Even though Son Heung-Min scored four for Tottenham in their 5-2 victory at Southampton, find out why Harry Kane was the panel’s man of the match.
Is Dele Alli bound for PSG – and should Manchester United be looking to sign him instead?
Speaking of Manchester United, fan Lianne Sanderson weighs in on Solskjaer’s side after their 3-1 defeat to Crystal Palace and why she thinks Harry Maguire looks nervous at the back.
And our special mention of the weekend goes to Brighton defender Tariq Lamptey – are we seeing a future star in the making?
Premier League Sunday Preview pod
Pat Nevin joins Steve Crossman and hears from Van Dijk, Azpilicueta and Callum Wilson ahead of three Premier League commentary matches on 5 live.
Friday Football Social: Liverpool land Thiago and Bale almost back
Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas discuss Thiago Alcântara finally joining Liverpool and how this will impact their season.
Harry Redknapp joins the pod as Gareth Bale returns to Tottenham Hotspur for a medical.
Crystal Palace defender Gary Cahill joins Darren and JJ to talk all things Crystal Palace, and West Ham United first team coach Kevin Nolan discusses the current situation at his club.
PLUS why is Ole Gunnar Solskjær unimpressed with England selecting Mason Greenwood?
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Hi guys you are doing a great job. Chris Sutton & Robbie Savage are two of the best presenter, just a mention about Kelly Kate the way you control some of these big boys is adorable.
One of the best ( if not the best) football podcasts out there. Insightful. Entertaining. Compelling. Great pundits and outstanding content. Must listen for all football fans and geeks.
Best football podcast
I have several football podcasts but this is the one you have to listen to first , with the best pundits where their own unique mannerisms , somehow led by the affable Mark Chapman and Kelly Kates. Never a dull moment with Critical Keown and Sutton to the more friendly Waddle & co . Brilliant ! A great way to start the day !!