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The Ornstein & Chapman podcast delivers original football stories and agenda-setting journalism, hosted by Mark Chapman along with the UK's leading football insider David Ornstein.

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The Ornstein & Chapman podcast delivers original football stories and agenda-setting journalism, hosted by Mark Chapman along with the UK's leading football insider David Ornstein.

    Ex-United CEO on collapse of Super League & Glazers

    Ex-United CEO on collapse of Super League & Glazers

     Host Mark Chapman is joined by The Athletic's football news reporter Matt Slater to digest one of the most dramatic week’s in football history as plans for a breakaway Super League collapse and why the clubs involved might get what they want from UEFA anyway.
    They are joined by Peter Kenyon former Chief Executive of both Manchester United & Chelsea - two clubs that were part of the Super League plot - who shares his thoughts on the Glazers, Roman Abramovich and updates on the takeover of Newcastle United.
    Also on the pod, Keith Wyness, former chief executive at Everton & Aston Villa to shares his thoughts on what comes next and how the Premier League clubs not involved in the breakaway might react.
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    Mourinho Sacked - The Reaction

    Mourinho Sacked - The Reaction

    The Athletic's Jack Pitt-Brooke and James Maw react to the news that Spurs have sacked Jose Mourinho.
    They discuss why it's happened now, the impact it will have on the squad, and whether the appointment was doomed from the very start.
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    European Super League explained & Palace consider Vieira

    European Super League explained & Palace consider Vieira

    Host Mark Chapman is joined by The Athletic’s David Ornstein, Adam Crafton Dominic Fifield to discuss the staggering news that football’s biggest clubs are prepared to break away from UEFA competitions and establish a new European Super League..
    They also look at Crystal Palace ahead of what could be a summer of change - The Athletic has learnt that Patrick Vieira is being considered as a replacement for Roy Hodgson. 
    And we’ll continue our look at how the England squad is shaping up ahead of Euro 2020 - is there enough of a goal threat beyond Harry Kane?
    Recorded before the sacking of Jose Mourinho - special pod on that story on this feed soon! 
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    Trevor Lawrence vs Erling Haaland: Understanding The 2021 NFL Draft

    Trevor Lawrence vs Erling Haaland: Understanding The 2021 NFL Draft

    Host Mark Chapman is joined by NFL writer & host of 'The Athletic Football Show', Robert Mays, as well as, The Athletic's Ed Malyon (both live from Chicago) ahead of the 2021 NFL Draft... 
    The trio preview this years event, discuss the changing landscape of TV & broadcast deals, mammoth player contracts and the money in college football - carefully translated for even an uninitiated Premier League fan! 
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    United don’t want another Sancho saga & Bellingham ready for England

    United don’t want another Sancho saga & Bellingham ready for England

    Host Mark Chapman is joined by The Athletic’s David Ornstein, Adam Crafton & our Manchester United writer Laurie Whitwell.
    On this week's pod, how United are working behind the scenes to avoid a summer transfer saga in their pursuit of a striker.
    Laurie will share some of the details from his piece on Jose Mourinho’s time at Old Trafford including his public falling out with Paul Pogba - and we’ll look at Mourinho’s position at Spurs.
    And we’ll continue our look at how the England squad is shaping up ahead of Euro 2020 - could Jude Bellingham force his way into Gareth Southgate’s starting eleven?
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    Explained: How a football club is valued

    Explained: How a football club is valued

    Host Mark Chapman is joined by The Athletic's football news reporter Matt Slater are joined by Dr Tom Markham to explain how a football club is valued and how deals are negotiated between buyer and seller with our guest Dr Tom Markham - who is on the board of the group that has just bought EFL side Wigan Athletic.
    Analysing a raft of recent deals including the breaking news during recording of this week's pod that the pod that saw the completion of sales of both Ipswich and Derby County.
    Tom also reveals the club he thinks would be the toughest to buy.
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