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The Athletic Football Podcast is our flagship show, running four times a week throughout the Premier League season.
Hosted by Mark Chapman and Dan Bardell, featuring the likes of David Ornstein, Adam Crafton, Flo Lloyd-Hughes, Matt Slater and many others, they'll take you inside the biggest stories and bring you exclusive news from behind the scenes at your club.

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The Athletic Football Podcast is our flagship show, running four times a week throughout the Premier League season.
Hosted by Mark Chapman and Dan Bardell, featuring the likes of David Ornstein, Adam Crafton, Flo Lloyd-Hughes, Matt Slater and many others, they'll take you inside the biggest stories and bring you exclusive news from behind the scenes at your club.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Rodgers, Fofana, Maddison & Leicester's Curious Summer Transfer Window

    Rodgers, Fofana, Maddison & Leicester's Curious Summer Transfer Window

    Host Mark Chapman is joined by The Athletic's Leicester writer Rob Tanner and Stuart James, to explore Leicester's bemusing inactivity in this summer's transfer window so far... The reality behind the widespread statistic that the Foxes remain the only top-flight European side yet to make a summer signing, Brendan Rodgers' frustrations and Chelsea's very public pursuit of Wesley Fofana.
    Plus, the panel explore the smaller margin for error in the transfer market, for Premier League clubs like Leicester, their recruitment strategy, hope yet for Boubakary Soumare, Maddison and Tielemans' futures and what would constitute success this season?
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    • 37 min
    United working to sign Rabiot & Barcelona threaten legal action over De Jong contract

    United working to sign Rabiot & Barcelona threaten legal action over De Jong contract

    Mark Chapman is joined by The Athletic's David Ornstein, Adam Crafton & Laurie Whitwell to discuss Manchester United's pursuit of Adrien Rabiot from Juventus & Marko Arnautovic from Bologna..
    David exclusively reveals a huge story from his weekly column that Barcelona told Frenkie de Jong that they have evidence of criminality around contract given by old board and cause for legal action vs all involved.
    We are also joined by our Aston Villa writer Gregg Evans after a disappointing start to the season for Steven Gerrard - will he get to spend the money from the sale of Carney Chukwuemeka.
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    • 40 min
    Season Preview - Two-horse title race again? Are Spurs contenders? Could Rodgers be first to go?

    Season Preview - Two-horse title race again? Are Spurs contenders? Could Rodgers be first to go?

    Dan Bardell and George Elek are joined by the Athletic's Tim Spiers for the first preview show of the season, and on the eve of another Premier League campaign they start by looking at the big narratives that may define the 9 months ahead.
    Are we set for another two-horse title race between Man City and Liverpool? Can any of the chasing pack close the gap and could that team be Antonio Conte's Tottenham? Could Newcastle barge their way in to the big six and make it seven?
    Plus there's a look at the relegation candidates, how we expect new boys Fulham, Bournemouth and Nottingham Forest to fare, and with things seemingly not being well at Leicester could Brendan Rodgers be a surprise candidate for first manager to be sacked?
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    • 50 min
    Inside Barcelona's Summer Transfer Window: De Jong, Laporta & 'Levers FC'

    Inside Barcelona's Summer Transfer Window: De Jong, Laporta & 'Levers FC'

    Host Ian Irving is joined by The Athletic's Adam Crafton and Pol Ballus to explain the story of Barcelona's summer transfer window... How exactly returning President Joan Laporta 'rescued' the Catalan giants from being 'clinically dead', why in-demand stars like Raphinha and Kounde chose Barca over Premier League rivals and how on earth they got themselves into this mess - dating all the way back to the aftermath of Neymar's transfer to PSG.
    Plus, more on 'Operation Salida' and whether any of their new recruits will be registered in time for the first game of the new La Liga season, Bernardo Silva interest, Frenkie de Jong's choices, why Real Madrid actually need a competitive rival and if there is any chance of a Lionel Messi comeback.
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Toone on Euro glory, Chelsea eye Cucurella & Ronaldo's early exit

    Toone on Euro glory, Chelsea eye Cucurella & Ronaldo's early exit

    Ian Irving & The Athletic’s Charlotte Harpur reflect on EURO 2022 as the Lionesses clinched their first ever major trophy - we hear from wonder goal scorer Ella Toone.
    We’ll also squeeze in an update on Ronaldo after his return in a red shirt at Old Trafford - where he was watched by The Athletic’s Carl Anka.
    Plus David Ornstein is here with a transfer update. Chelsea fans - he may have some good news..
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    • 42 min
    England Win Euro 2022

    England Win Euro 2022

    Kait Borsay, Jen O'Neill, Tim Stillman, The Athletic's Charlotte Harpur, Lynsey Hooper and a host of other voices at Wembley try to process what just happened as England are crowned European Champions.
    Chloe Kelly, Beth Mead, Leah Williamson, Georgia Stanway, Mary Earps and Rachel Daly tell us how it felt to win it against Germany. Plus we get the reaction from past Lionesses Katie Chapman, Karen Bardsley, Kerry Davis and Julie Fletcher.
    German journalist Tamara Keller assess whether Germany deserved the defeat.
    After analysing the final we look ahead to how this home victory could change the women's game for the better.
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    • 58 min

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