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72+: Scooby Doo, Steve Evans and Salford's new star
Aaron Paul is joined by Salford City goalkeeper Tom King and Wycombe's Joe Jacobson to discuss all things EFL and beyond.
Steve Evans joins the pod to talk about his exit from Gillingham, and why he believes a ruthless streak is essential in management.
Tom's new Salford teammate Matt Smith tells us about why he's decided to drop two divisions after leaving Championship Millwall.
02:00 - Discussion on Hull City replacing Grant McCann with Shota Arveladze;
07:00 - Interview with Steve Evans;
26:00 - Joe Jacobson's take on the League One title race;
28:00 - Interview with Salford's Matt Smith.
Everton’s impasse and signings Newcastle’s money can’t buy
Jeanette Kwakye is joined by Leon Osman and Miguel Delaney to look at the uncertainty around the managerial situation at Everton. We discuss Vitor Pereira’s unconventional TV appearance and ask how well Frank Lampard would be equipped to turn Everton’s form around.
We’re joined by Daniel Wales from “True Faith”, the Newcastle fanzine and podcast, to chat about why it’s proving so difficult to get new players in at St James Park.
And we reflect on Derby County’s administrators being given an extra month to provide proof they can fund the club until the end of the season.
01.10 – Leon Osman on Everton’s ‘lack of direction’
04.45 – Miguel Delaney on Vitor Pereira's Sky Sports News appearance
08.00 – Leon on why Everton fans are objecting to Vitor Pereira’s appointment
10:15 – How well is Lampard is equipped for what Everton are facing?
14:00 – Would relegation give Everton the blank slate they need?
16:00 – Miguel and Leon on Newcastle’s quieter than expected transfer window
22:00 – Daniel Wales from Newcastle fanzine and podcast “True Faith”, on the club’s transfer window
27:45 – Derby County’s administrators extra month to provide proof of funds.
Euro Leagues: Contact books, transfer tiredness & James Lawrence
What is it like to be a journalist in the January transfer window?
Steve Crossman is alongside Spanish football author Guillem Balague, French football expert Julien Laurens and Belgian football journalist Kristof Terreur to talk about how reporting a transfer has changed over the years.
The panel discuss the latest on Lyon midfielder Bruno Guimaraes who's linked to Newcastle, Diego Carlos and Anthony Martial’s loan to Sevilla.
Steve also speaks to St. Pauli defender James Lawrence about his incredible career all across Europe, his heart scare at Ajax and whether he will ever considering returning to English football.
And who has got the best contact in their phonebook out of Guillem, Jules and Kristof?
0’30 - Who’s got the best contact out of Guillem, Jules and Kristof?
8’15 - What is it like to report a transfer in 2022?
20’33 - The latest on Diego Carlos at Sevilla
22’50 - Newcastle’s interest in Lyon midfielder Bruno Guimaraes
25’37 – Is Ndombele close to a move to PSG?
27’30 – Anthony Martial’s loan move to Sevilla
28’40 – St. Pauli defender James Lawrence
44’53 - Ansu Fati’s injury problems at Barcelona
Qatar World Cup Special: Part 2
With the 2022 Fifa World Cup less than 10 months away Kelly Cates is joined by Rob Harris, global sports correspondent for the Associated Press to discuss the issues surrounding the tournament.
We look at whether teams will be able to protest freely in the country after high profile protests by Germany, Netherlands and Norway players in qualifying. We hear how the England team will approach and address issues in the country from FA chief executive Mark Bullingham and England manager Gareth Southgate.
We discuss whether hosting the tournament can bring lasting change to the country and hear what it’s like to travel to the country as an LGBT fan.
Jonas Baer Hoffman, General Secretary of FIFPro, the global players' union, joins us to talk about the concerns around player workload.
And we look at the costs to fans of following their team in Qatar.
Qatar World Cup Special: Part 1
With the 2022 Fifa World Cup less than 10 months away Kelly Cates is joined by the BBC sports editor Dan Roan and Rob Harris, global sports correspondent for the Associated Press to discuss the issues surrounding Qatar hosting the tournament.
Fatma Al Nuaimi from Qatar's Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy joins us to talk about preparations for the tournament and the impact they hope hosting the World Cup will have.
Malcolm Bidli, a former migrant worker opens up about the conditions for workers in the country and his experience of being imprisoned after writing about the struggles for workers in Qatar on his blog.
The Head of the International Labour Organisation in Qatar, Max Tunon, joins us to talk about whether the World Cup can make lasting improvements for workers in the country.
And Nick McGeehan, founding director of FairSquare Research and Projects discusses how Qatar have dealt with migrant deaths in the country.
Ranieri sacking, Norwich revival and VAR slacking
Mark Chapman is joined by Micah Richards, Chris Sutton and The Athletic's Adam Crafton for the Monday Night Club.
BBC Three Counties' Geoff Doyle gives us the inside info on Watford's sacking of Claudio Ranieri and Mike Parkin from the Rookery End podcast tells us how the fans feel about their current situation.
Chris raves about Norwich after their first back-to-back league wins for since October 2019 and the guys discuss the controversial VAR decision in Liverpool's win over Crystal Palace.
And we hear reaction to Cameroon's 2-1 win over Comoros at the men's African Cup of Nations, where Comoros had to start their left-back in goal.
01:48 - Ranieri sacking reaction
06.11 - Geoff Doyle from Three Counties
15:44 - Mike Parkin from Rookery End podcast
22:07 - Norwich chat
32:37 - VAR controversy
45:54 - AFCON reaction