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Euro Leagues: Mourinho made me do it
John Bennett presents discussion on the latest football news from across Europe. He’s joined by European football journalists Guillem Balagué, Julien Laurens and Kristof Terreur. The panel discuss how some of the continent’s big international teams are looking with less than two months to go until the World Cup. Will Messi soon be back at Barcelona? Sport BILD’s Christian Falk joins the pod to assess Bayern Munich’s struggles. Not everything’s nice at Nice and could we soon be saying goodbye to San Siro?
6:10 – France,
15:55 – Spain,
22:55 – Messi,
24:30 – Netherlands,
28:10 – Belgium,
32:15 – Germany,
37:00 – Bayern Munich,
44:05 – Nice,
49:45 – San Siro.
72+: Watford wield the axe (again) & the non-league Haaland
Aaron Paul is joined by Wycombe defender Joe Jacobson and Leyton Orient boss Richie Wellens for a dive into the EFL and beyond. Women Of Watford FC founder Kate Lewers has her say on yet another managerial change. The panel ask what next for Rob Edwards and assess the appointment of Mark Fotheringham at Huddersfield. Hear from Paul Warne for the first time since leaving Rotherham for Derby, Steven Schumacher joins the pod after leading Plymouth to the League One summit, Mansfield CEO David Sharpe talks Saturday 1pm kick-offs and meet the Notts County striker who’s outscoring Erling Haaland in English football.
4:50 – Watford,
17:55 – Huddersfield,
26:30 – Plymouth,
37:45 – 1pm kick-offs,
44:55 – the non-league Haaland.
Steadfast Scotland secure Nations League promotion
Kelly Cates is joined by Alan Hutton, alongside Pat Nevin and Alistair Bruce-Ball in Kraków, as Scotland hold firm to earn a 0-0 draw against Ukraine and a crucial point to secure Nations League promotion. The panel react to a nervy, yet gritty performance in Poland and assess what Scotland’s promotion to the top tier will mean over the next few years. Guiding his side to success, manager Steve Clarke shares his pride after the game and offers his thoughts on the team’s progression. And ahead of the Lionesses’ upcoming friendlies against USA and Czech Republic, we hear from boss Serena Weigman on her latest squad selection with reaction from women’s football journalist and broadcaster Flo Lloyd-Hughes.
Bellingham stars as England held in six-goal thriller
Mark Chapman has reaction to England 3-3 Germany in the Nations League at Wembley. Hear from Gareth Southgate, Luke Shaw and Harry Kane. And catch the thoughts of ex-internationals Andros Townsend and Chris Sutton, as well as commentator Ian Dennis.
Jump to 27:25 for a preview of Ukraine vs Scotland with ex-international Pat Nevin, Scottish football reporter Roddy Forsyth and commentator Alistair Bruce-Ball. Also hear from Scotland boss Steve Clarke and striker Che Adams.
10:15 – Gareth Southgate,
16:00 – Luke Shaw,
25:20 – Harry Kane,
29:40 – Steve Clarke/Che Adams.
Southgate & Sterling up for Germany challenge
Juliette Ferrington previews England vs Germany in the Nations League – England’s final match before the World Cup. She’s joined by commentators John Murray and Ian Dennis, as well as The Mirror’s Andy Dunn. Also hear the pre-match thoughts of Gareth Southgate and Raheem Sterling, and a feature interview with Declan Rice.
6:55 – Gareth Southgate,
12:40 – Raheem Sterling,
22:10 – Declan Rice.
Record crowds, derby days & Arsenal extend lead
On this episode of the Football Daily the focus is all on the Women’s Super League. Vicki Sparks is joined by former England international Anita Asante and editor of She Kicks magazine, Jen O’Neill as they reflect on a record breaking day at the Emirates, as Arsenal extend their lead at the top of the table after beating Tottenham 4-0 in front of a record WSL crowd.
They hear from Arsenal boss, Jonas Eidevall and the WSL’s all-time leading scorer, Vivianne Miedema after she got two in the back of the net in the North London derby. Spurs manager Rehanne Skinner also makes a pod appearance and explains what more her team could have done to stop the Arsenal goal threat.
Chelsea and Manchester City are yet to get a win so far this season – they face each other on Sunday. The panel get the thoughts from Emma Hayes and Gareth Taylor ahead of that match. And it’s a weekend of derby matches as the Merseyside derby returns – it’s the first one since 2019 as Liverpool host Everton at Anfield. Vicki, Anita and Jen get analysis from both camps and try to make some predictions.
1’00 – Analysis of Arsenal against Tottenham.
4’50 – Jonas Eidevall interview with George Cummins.
8’00 – Vivianne Miedema interview and Arsenal focus.
10’30 – Spurs chat and Rehanne Skinner audio.
12’00 – Chelsea v Manchester City section.
14’00 – Chelsea manager, Emma Hayes audio.
18’00 – Man City boss, Gareth Taylor reaction.
22’18 – Merseyside derby discussion with Brian Sorensen and Matt Beard audio.
27’22 – Aston Villa expectations.
28’05 – Manchester United focus.