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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
Spurs silenced by Silva & VAR controversy at Crystal Palace
All the key moments from Sunday’s Premier League games are discussed in this episode of the Football Daily podcast. Jeanette Kwakye is joined by former Tottenham right back Stephen Kelly, Nottingham Forest striker, Lyle Taylor and Ben Haines from 90 min and the first topic of conversation is Spurs losing to Chelsea by two goals to nil – a subject that Spurs supporter's, Stephen and Ben don’t really want to discuss – but they do get a chance to hear from Antonio Conte after that Harry Kane disallowed goal.
Attention then turns to Selhurst Park as the huge talking point from there was a penalty that Liverpool were awarded against Crystal Palace – for once on the pod the guys all agree on the same point, which was that the penalty should not have been awarded, even when VAR intervened. Palace boss, Patrick Vieira gives his thoughts on the decision and Jurgen Klopp makes a cameo appearance after closing the gap on Manchester City in the league table.
It was not a great day for Arsenal fans, after Mikel Arteta’s side were held to a goalless draw against Burnley – we hear contrasting interviews with a reflective Arteta and a quite chipper, Sean Dyche. Arsenal fan, Harry Symeou pops on the pod and Stephen, Lyle and Ben find out what fans want now from the club.
Chat then turns to Brighton, after Danny Welbeck got a late equaliser at Leicester and Ben brings us up to date with all the big stories from Sunday’s WSL fixtures.
2’31 – Tottenham analysis.
8’00 – Antonio Conte interview.
11’00 - Hakim Ziyech appreciation and Chelsea focus.
17’00 – VAR discussion after a penalty was awarded to Liverpool at Palace.
22’15 – Patrick Vieira on VAR decision.
25’00 – Jurgen Klopp on closing the gap to Manchester City.
26’44 – Arsenal chat with fan Harry Symeou.
33’29 – Mikel Arteta interview.
39’50 – Sean Dyche after getting a point at Arsenal.
43’00 – Leicester v Brighton review.
46’30 – WSL round up.
Rashford’s last minute winner sends United to fourth
It’s been an action packed day in the Premier League with last minute winners, six pointers and Manchester City’s 12 game winning streak coming to an end.
Ben Haines is alongside former Scotland international Gary Caldwell and EA Sports presenter Nubaid Haroon to dissect Saturday’s madness including a stoppage time goal from Marcus Rashford to take Manchester United up to fourth in the table.
Is Newcastle’s win over Leeds a turning point in their season? The panel discuss whether they can put a run together off the back of this game.
Steven Gerrard’s Aston Villa rubbed more salt in Everton’s wounds after they beat them 1-0 at Goodison Park in Duncan Ferguson’s first game in charge of Everton this season.
And how will Manchester City’s dropped points to Southampton affect the title race?
1’51 – Manchester United’s late win over West Ham
3’13 – Ralf Rangnick’s post match reaction
10’22 – What does this defeat mean for West Ham’s season?
13’00 – Newcastle’s huge 1-0 win over Leeds
14’10 – Eddie Howe on important the win is for Newcastle
20’50 – Everton’s 10th defeat in 13 games
30’25 – Southampton end Man City’s 12 game winning streak
Dilly Ding, Dilly Gone?
Darren Fletcher is joined by ex-Brighton striker Glenn Murray, commentator Jonathan Pearce, and former England international Karen Carney as Norwich climbed out of the relegation zone with a 3-0 win at Watford.
Under-pressure Watford head coach Claudio Ranieri tells us he doesn't feel his job is at risk following the defeat.
We discuss how Ralf Rangnick is managing Cristiano Ronaldo at Manchester United and look at what is going on at Derby County after a turbulent week for the club.
The panel also reflect on the challenges facing Duncan Ferguson as he takes charge of Everton this weekend.
01:00 - Reflections on Watford 0-3 Norwich including an interview with Claudio Ranieri;
06:50 - Duncan Ferguson's first game as temporary Everton boss;
24:00 - Manchester Utd's progression under Ralf Rangnick;
33:30 - Preview of Chelsea v Tottenham;
40:00 - The latest situation at Derby County with John Percy from the Daily Telegraph.
A new era for Hull City, a new baby for Phil Brown
Aaron Paul is joined by Sheffield United midfielder Oliver Norwood and ex-Hull City manager Phil Brown to assess the big stories from the EFL and beyond.
Following Hull City’s takeover, BBC Radio Humberside’s Mike White tells us what to expect from their new owner - “the Turkish Simon Cowell”.
Richie Wellens lifts the lid on what went wrong at Doncaster Rovers. And former England striker Kevin Phillips tells us about finally getting his managerial break at ambitious non-league side South Shields.
And Phil reveals news about a new arrival in his family!
02:00 – A new era for Hull City;
16:45 – Ollie Norwood on Sheffield United’s season so far;
26:45 – Richie Wellens on Doncaster, Salford and management
38:50 – Kevin Phillips on becoming South Shields’ new striker