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James Richardson and Team Totally are here every night throughout Euro 2024 with all the analysis, insight and news you need to know from Germany - and plenty that you don’t.

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James Richardson and Team Totally are here every night throughout Euro 2024 with all the analysis, insight and news you need to know from Germany - and plenty that you don’t.

    Bellingham brilliance sees England sneak past Serbia

    Bellingham brilliance sees England sneak past Serbia

    Jimbo welcomes Adrian Clarke and Charlie Eccleshare into the pod after a mixed evening for England at Euro 2024.

    Gareth Southgate’s side open their tournament with a 1-0 win over Serbia but many still question whether England’s manager is able to react in terms of his game-management. Plus is it actually a good thing if Harry Kane doesn’t touch the ball much?

    Elsewhere in Group C, Denmark are held by Slovenia while Michael Cox gives us details of the Netherlands’ come from behind win against Poland in Group D.

    Monday’s action is headlined by dark horses Austria taking on favourites France. Lee Wingate tells us how Ralf and Rod can inspire Austria to victory.

    Produced by Charlie Jones.
    Theme music by JJ Bull.
     
    RUNNING ORDER: 
    • PART 1: England 1-0 Serbia (03.30)
    • PART 2a: Slovenia 1-1 Denmark (18.00)
    • PART 2b: Poland 1-2 Netherlands with Michael Cox (24.00)
    • PART 3a: Austria v France preview with Lee Wingate (31.00)
    • PART 3b: The rest of Monday’s action (40.00)

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    • 47 min
    England get set for Serbia as Spain conquer Croatia

    England get set for Serbia as Spain conquer Croatia

    Jimbo is back with Daniel Storey and JJ Bull after a record-breaking Day 2 at Euro 2024.

    Lamine Yamal becomes the youngest player ever at the Euros and is instrumental in Spain beating Croatia before half-time. Is there any way back for Modric and co?

    Albania score the fastest Euros goal ever but Spalletti’s Italy come back to get their title defence off to a winning start. Plus the Swiss make light work of dark horses Hungary.

    Sunday’s action sees England finally take to the field. Will Serbia’s giants overpower the Three Lions in the air?

    Plus why should we watch Slovenia Denmark and are the Dutch about to batter Poland?

    Produced by Charlie Jones.
    Theme music by JJ Bull.
     
    RUNNING ORDER: 
    • PART 1: Day 2 done and a word for Kevin Campbell (01.30)
    • PART 2a: Spain 3-0 Croatia with Pol Ballus (06.30)
    • PART 2b: Hungary 1-3 Switzerland (14.00)
    • PART 2c: Italy 2-1 Albania with James Horncastle (19.45)
    • PART 3: England v Serbia and day 3 previewed (29.00)

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    • 40 min
    Germany smash Scotland to kick off the Euros

    Germany smash Scotland to kick off the Euros

    Jimbo is joined by Raphael Honigstein, Tom Williams and Jay Harris after witnessing the biggest win ever on opening night of the Euros.

    Hosts Germany tear apart the Tartan Army with a 5-1 victory in Munich. Can Musiala and Wirtz lead the Germans to something special? Or might Scotland be the worst team at the tournament.

    Saturday’s action brings back memories of a Euros classic as Spain take on Croatia. Juraj Vrdoljak tells us about what has become a derby match in Europe.

    And also in Group B, holders Italy hope to channel the spirit of Grosso as they head to Dortmund to take on Albania.

    Produced by Charlie Jones.
    Theme music by JJ Bull.
     
    RUNNING ORDER: 
    • PART 1a: Germany 5-1 Scotland (01.30)
    • PART 1b: Hungary v Switzerland preview (16.30)
    • PART 2a: Spain v Croatia preview with Juraj Vrdoljak (22.00)
    • PART 2b: Italy v Albania preview (33.00)

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    • 44 min
    Euro 2024 preview Part 2 - the dark horses

    Euro 2024 preview Part 2 - the dark horses

    Jimbo is back with Duncan Alexander, JJ Bull and Tim Spiers just a couple of days before the big kick-off in Germany.

    We begin with Scotland taking on the hosts in Munich on Friday. Can Steve Clarke’s side cause an upset? A returning Raphael Honigstein sets the mood in Munich.

    Are there ominous signs for England with a group rocked by shock squad selections and a defence that might not be good enough for a major tournament?

    Kristof Terreur isn’t feeling too optimistic about Belgium’s chances, even though they’re unbeaten under Domenico Tedesco.

    We make the case for which teams will surprise everyone this summer, notably Ralf Rangnick’s Austria and Sylvinho’s Albania.

    Plus Erik ten Hag, watered down beer and which Euro 2024 manager was the worst player?

    Produced by Charlie Jones.
    Theme music by JJ Bull.
     
    RUNNING ORDER: 
    • PART 1: Ten Hag stays at Man United (01.30)
    • PART 2a: The latest from Germany with Raphael Honigstein (07.30)
    • PART 2b: How far can Scotland fare? (12.30)
    • PART 3a: A turbulent week for England (23.00)
    • PART 4a: Kristof Terreur on Belgium (31.00)
    • PART 4b: Making the case for Ukraine (36.00)
    • PART 5: Who are the other dark horses? (39.00)

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    • 58 min
    Euro Stories: 2016

    Euro Stories: 2016

    Recorded on the eve of England's first ever Euro final, we look back at their darkest day in the tournament when, in the shadow of the Brexit vote, Roy Hodgson's side crashed out to Iceland at France 2016. Oh, how we laughed at the time. Elsewhere, Wales made history, Italy and Germany participated in the worst penalty shoot out of all time, and Portugal and Ronaldo had a shot at redemption. It's Euro 2016 - and the final in our delightful Euro Stories series. Only a few more sleeps now till Euro 2024, and Jimbo and co will be with every night there's a game on. Woof!

    Presenter: Iain Macintosh
    Producer: Abi Paterson
    Executive Producer: Ben Green
    With: Stefan Augustsson for Iceland, Rafa Honigstein for Germany, Lynsey Hooper for England, James Horncastle for Italy, Tom Kundert for Portugal, Julien Laurens for France, Kristof Terreur for Belgium, and Tom Williams for Wales
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    • 48 min
    Euro Stories: 2012

    Euro Stories: 2012

    This is the penultimate episode of Euro Stories series, and our timeline has taken us all the way to 2012. This tournament is again co-hosted, with Poland and Ukraine sharing the honours. Now, we wrote and recorded this show in 2021 and a lot has happened in the world since. That's why we don't mention the war or any of the hideous things that have happened in Ukraine in the past two and half years - but do talk an awful lot about two fiendishly taxing groups, Andy Carroll, and a lot of spying.

    Presenter: Iain Macintosh
    Producer: Abi Paterson
    Executive Producer: Ben Green
    With: Elko Born, Sasha Guryunov Rafael Honigstein, Lynsey Hooper, James Horncastle, Themis Kesaris, Tom Kundert, Julien Laurens, Alvaro Romeo
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    • 48 min

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