Football Weekly

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 Feb 17, 2020

Jake
 Oct 29, 2019

Aidan
 Jun 4, 2019
I prefer the Max version. his self deprecating style works.


 May 15, 2019
Used to be great, Max Rushden makes the most inane comments. If they kept the chat to just football would be much better.

Jay Vr
 Mar 15, 2019
This used to be a great app but now audio cues out everytime phone goes to sleep

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The Football Weekly podcast squad brings you a twice-weekly dose of puns and punditry, news and analysis – from the Premier League and beyond

Episode Date
Club ownership, soft power and human rights – Football Weekly
00:58:59
Max Rushden, Philippe Auclair, David Conn and James Dorsey explore the foreign ownership of clubs, and the human rights abuses within some countries whose consortia have been buying – or attempting to buy – them. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Aug 11, 2020
The Champions League and a return for the witch's curse – Football Weekly
00:54:00
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Barney Ronay to discuss the recent Champions League and Europa League clashes, an unlikely overhaul at Juventus and transfer fees for toasters. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Aug 10, 2020
The Europa League is go - Football Weekly
00:53:54
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Mark Langdon, and Lars Sivertsen to discuss the Europa League action, preview the forthcoming Champions League clashes, and explore the potential for butter podcasts. Meanwhile Nick Ames joins us to discuss the redundancies announced at Arsenal.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Aug 06, 2020
Fulham's Premier League return and footballing bookworms - Football Weekly
00:47:55
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Faye Carruthers and Jonathan Liew to discuss Fulham’s return to the Premier League and we talk about VAR coughing and footballers who read books. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Aug 05, 2020
Arsenal's FA Cup win and the Scottish Premiership's return – Football Weekly
00:58:40
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Philippe Auclair to discuss Arsenal’s FA Cup Final win over Chelsea, Eddie Howe’s departure from Bournemouth and a review of the opening weekend in Scotland with Ewan Murray. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Aug 03, 2020
FA Cup final preview and a farewell to Griffin Park – Football Weekly Extra
00:49:54
Elis James is joined by Barry Glendenning, Simon Burnton and Jonathan Liew to discuss Brentford dashing Swansea dreams, Arsenal and Chelsea’s date at Wembley, and fantasy league players to sign for next season. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jul 30, 2020
Championship play-offs, transfer talk and Juve's latest title – Football Weekly
01:01:55
Faye Carruthers, Barry Glendenning, Jacob Steinberg and Jonathan Fadugba discuss the play-off semi-final first legs, this summer’s potential moves and look at Juventus’ record ninth straight Serie A title. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jul 28, 2020
Winners and losers as Premier League's 352-day season ends – Football Weekly
01:06:05
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Lars Sivertsen discuss the final day of the Premier League season, as Manchester United and Chelsea clinch Champions League places, and Aston Villa avoid relegation by a single point.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jul 27, 2020
Liverpool's trophy and Championship madness – Football Weekly Extra
00:56:42
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Ben Fisher and Marcus Bean discuss Liverpool’s flamboyant title display, Paul Pogba refusing to take a ball in the face and Elis James joins for a review of the Championship’s crazy night. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jul 23, 2020
Analysing Real Madrid's title triumph and Ronaldo's goals – Football Weekly
01:03:00
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Sid Lowe, Nicky Bandini and Lars Sivertsen look back over Real Madrid’s title success, discuss Cristiano Ronaldo’s continued goalscoring exploits in Italy and the 2020 Ballon d’Or being cancelled. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jul 21, 2020
Leeds United are back in the Premier League – Football Weekly
00:53:35
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Paul Doyle to discuss Leeds’s Championship triumph in the company of Daniel Chapman from the Square Ball podcast, plus the weekend’s FA Cup semis. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jul 20, 2020
David Silva, Championship thrills and Twitter accounts – Football Weekly Extra
01:01:30
Max Rushden is joined by Flo Lloyd-Hughes, Paul MacInnes and Jonathan Liew to also discuss Virgil van Dijk’s David Luiz tribute act, collective love for Wolves’ Raúl Jiménez and which clubs they have no feelings for. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jul 16, 2020
A deep dive into Manchester City's Euro reprieve – Football Weekly
00:47:29
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Tariq Panja and Barney Ronay to discuss Manchester City’s escape from a two-year European football ban, collective love for Adebayo Akinfenwa, and Barney’s preferred pudding recipe. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jul 14, 2020
Memories of Jack Charlton and Man City's Cas verdict – Football Weekly
01:01:34
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Mark Langdon pay tribute to former Leeds United and England defender Jack Charlton. Also they react to Manchester City’s Cas verdict, round-up the key talking points from the Premier League and take a look at the Champions League and Europa League quarter-final draw.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jul 13, 2020
Eddie Nketiah, Eric Dier and disciplinary debates – Football Weekly
01:03:13
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Jonathan Fadugba to discuss Eddie Nketiah’s red card for Arsenal, Eric Dier’s four-game ban for Tottenham, and Scottish farming communities of the 19th century. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jul 09, 2020
Barcelona after Lionel Messi, Juventus and José Mourinho – Football Weekly
01:07:07
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Sid Lowe and Nicky Bandini discuss the future for Barcelona and Lionel Messi and Juventus as they edge closer to another title in Italy. Plus, Archie Rhind-Tutt talks about how Bayern Munich secured another trophy at the weekend. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jul 07, 2020
Mason Greenwood and the Manchester United renaissance – Football Weekly
00:58:56
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning , Jacqui Oatley and John Brewin to discuss young English strikers making an impact over the weekend, and Jamie Vardy’s incredible 100 Premier League goals. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jul 06, 2020
West Ham stun Chelsea and racial bias in commentary – Football Weekly
00:50:09
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Liew, David Hytner, and Ben Fisher discuss this week’s Premier League and EFL fixtures. Plus, they take a closer look at racial bias in English commentary. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jul 02, 2020
Power, corruption and lies - Football Weekly
00:58:18
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Tariq Panja to discuss the ownership, agents, backroom deals and Fifa. Suzy Wrack joins us to look at how Australia and New Zealand triumphed over Colombia in the bid to host the Women’s World Cup in 2023. And we ponder the prospects of Manchester City’s appeal against their Uefa ban succeeding at the Court of Arbitration for Sport.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jun 30, 2020
Taking a deep dive into Liverpool's title-winning campaign – Football Weekly
01:01:15
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Ceylon Andi Hickman, Andy Hunter and Gregg Bakowski discuss all the elements behind Liverpool’s first title win in 30 years. Plus the rest of the weekend’s Premier League and FA Cup action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jun 29, 2020
Liverpool on edge of glory and a rare Manchester United hat-trick – Football Weekly Extra
01:00:52
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Marcus Bean look back at the midweek Premier League games as Liverpool now stand on the verge of the Premier League title. The team also discuss Anthony Martial’s hat-trick, Arsenal dishing out contracts like it’s Christmas, the latest action in Europe and they preview the FA Cup quarter finals. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jun 25, 2020
Brilliant Benzema, awesome Atalanta and first-rate Flick – Football Weekly
01:05:18
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Sid Lowe, Archie Rhind-Tutt and Nicky Bandini to discuss the European leagues, predatory water birds, foul-mouthed managers, and the contents of Barry’s mantelpiece. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jun 23, 2020
The Premier League and Championship: a slow restart – Football Weekly
00:58:21
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Barney Ronay discuss the first full weekend of the restarted season, which wasn’t as exciting as many would have hoped. Plus: Ben Fisher on the Championship. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jun 22, 2020
The Premier League returns and Sir Marcus Rashford – Football Weekly Extra
01:01:33
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Jordan Jarrett-Bryan on return of the Premier League, goal-line technology and David Luiz. The panel also talk about Marcus Rashford, the Coppa Italia final and preview the weekend. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jun 18, 2020
The life and times of Jonathan Liew and Premier League returns – Football Weekly
00:55:30
Max Rushden and Barry Glendenning dig into the Jonathan Liew archive with the man himself, including his stint on Countdown and a famous spat with a certain BBC Cricket Correspondent. They also talk about the Premier League’s imminent return and, with Sid Lowe, about a successful restart for La Liga. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jun 16, 2020
How will lower-league teams survive the shutdown? – Football Weekly
01:06:25
Max Rushden is joined by Suzanne Wrack, Flo Lloyd-Hughes, Faye Carruthers and Ali Maxwell to discuss the EFL’s decision to cancel the League One and Two seasons. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jun 15, 2020
Europe's major leagues prepare for restart – Football Weekly Extra
01:00:49
Max Rushden is joined by Sid Lowe, Archie Rhind-Tutt and Nicky Bandini to compare how Spain, Italy and Germany have approached the resumption of football. Plus, Archie’s Tinder Tales update and fans hiding in German forests. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jun 11, 2020
Black Lives Matter, racism in football and representation in sports media – Football Weekly special
01:03:57
Max Rushden, Troy Townsend, Elliot Ross and Jordan Jarrett-Bryan discuss football’s reaction to the Black Lives Matter protests following the death of George Floyd and ask whether this reaction is good enough. They also look inwards and ask questions about black representation in sports media, as well as discussing some of the incidents that have marred football since our last special on racism. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jun 10, 2020
The Premier League and a history of African players in the UK – Football Weekly
01:10:11
Max Rushden, Philippe Auclair, Nick Ames and Ed Aarons discuss how many of the returning top flight’s 92 live TV matches they’ll be able to stomach, the League One row, action in the Bundesliga and Ed’s new book. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jun 08, 2020
The life and times of Barney Ronay – Football Weekly Extra
01:01:31
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning and Barney Ronay to discuss Barney’s life and times, including how Charlton v Manchester City got him hooked on football. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jun 04, 2020
Project Restart is go and the pod revisit Camp Nou in 1999 – Football Weekly
01:01:49
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Kate Mason and Lars Sivertsen to discuss Project Restart, as the Premier League looks set to resume on 17 June. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jun 01, 2020
The inside track on Newcastle United's Saudi suitors – Football Weekly Extra
01:10:49
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, James Montague, Archie Rhind-Tutt and Alex Hurst – chair of Newcastle United Supporters Trust – to discuss the issues surrounding the possible Saudi takeover of the club.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
May 28, 2020
The final instalment of Detective Wilson – Football Weekly Extra Extra
00:07:26
Max reads the final instalment of Detective Wilson, the Football Weekly Extended Universe novel written by London-based actor and director Jamie Biddle.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
May 26, 2020
England's Euro 96 win over Netherlands revisited – Football Weekly
01:07:15
Max and Barry are joined by Simon Burnton and Jacob Steinberg to discuss England’s Euro 96 victory over the Netherlands. Plus Archie Rhind-Tutt and Sid Lowe are on hand to talk Bundesliga and the return of La Liga. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
May 25, 2020
Illicit haircuts, Celtic's title and lifting morale – Football Weekly Extra
00:52:07
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Jonathan Liew discuss the Premier League’s return to training, rogue trims, Celtic being crowned champions of Scotland, the future of women’s football and plenty more. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
May 21, 2020
Rijkaard, Kluivert and Ajax 1995 (plus the Bundesliga!) – Football Weekly
01:00:52
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Musa Okwonga and Ryan Hunn discuss the 1995 Champions League final as a turning point in European football in the 1990s, Frank Rijkaard coming full circle in more ways than one, and Archie Rhind-Tutt joins us to talk about the restart of the Bundesliga. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
May 18, 2020
Farce and fascism at the 1936 Olympics – Football Weekly special
00:14:05
Recently, you may have heard us talking about the new Guardian podcast Forgotten Stories of Football – a place where you can hear some of the best football stories you’ve probably never heard before. And as the series is now live, we thought we would bring you the first episode: how Nazi bullying and controversial victories overshadowed Italy’s gold medal at the Berlin Games. Make sure to subscribe to Forgotten Stories of Football wherever you get your podcasts. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
May 15, 2020
Blackburn's title memories and the threat to amateur football – Football Weekly Extra
00:44:21
Max Rushden and Barry Glendenning talk to Michael Butler on and about the 25th anniversary Blackburn winning the Premier League, memories of the 1994-95 season and the pain of being unable to play football at grassroots level. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
May 14, 2020
Liverpool's Istanbul miracle and the row in Scotland – Football Weekly
01:04:50
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning and Gregg Bakowski discuss Liverpool’s triumph in Istanbul, the half-time leavers, the second-half revival and wobbly legs on and off the pitch, while Ewan Murray updates us on all things Scotland. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
May 11, 2020
Jacqui Oatley's career and Bundesliga returns – Football Weekly Extra
00:56:29
Max Rushden and Barry Glendenning talk to Jacqui Oatley about the ups and downs of being the first woman to commentate on Match of the Day and her love of Wolves. Also, Archie Rhind-Tutt on the impending return of the Bundesliga. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
May 07, 2020
Q&A and Detective Wilson – Football Weekly Extra Extra
00:14:09
Max Rushden and Barry Glendenning answer a mailbag Q&A from Football Weekly listeners, there’s news of an argument over an egg and chapter seven of Detective Wilson. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
May 05, 2020
Platini, pain and penalties: France v West Germany 1982 – Football Weekly
00:49:40
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Paul Doyle and Philippe Auclair discuss the Night of Seville, including Battiston v Schumacher, Michel Platini and the first World Cup penalty shootout. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
May 04, 2020
Sid Lowe on Michael Robinson plus Euro confusion – Football Weekly Extra
00:44:28
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Sid Lowe on Ligue 1 stopping, La Liga restarting, Mauricio Pochettino’s late-night voice memos and the importance of Michael Robinson. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Apr 30, 2020
The Manchester United v Arsenal rivalry revisited – Football Weekly
00:51:06
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini and John Brewin discuss Manchester United 0-1 Arsenal from 2002, Sir Alex Ferguson v Arsène Wenger, legacies, tackles, Mark Venus, ‘Project Restart’ and Detective Wilson. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Apr 27, 2020
Inverting Jonathan Wilson, plus the Toon takeover tussle – Football Weekly Extra
00:49:26
Max Rushden, Barry, Glendenning, and Jonathan Wilson discuss Roker Park, an Indian monastery, Jimmy Hill, how best-selling books come together, Amnesty International v the Public Investment Fund and Dolly Parton. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Apr 23, 2020
Remembering USA v Norway: the first Women's World Cup final – Football Weekly
00:44:44
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Suzy Wrack and Flo Lloyd-Hughes discuss the 1991 Fifa World Championship for Women’s Football for the M&Ms Cup final (no, seriously), the future of the women’s game, drive-in solutions and chapter five of Detective Wilson. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Apr 20, 2020
Lars Sivertsen, Newcastle and Scotland – Football Weekly Extra
00:46:45
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, and Lars Sivertsen discuss … Lars Sivertsen – growing up in Norway and becoming TV2’s Premier League correspondent at 24 – Newcastle going from frying pan to fire and a breakthrough in Scotland. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Apr 16, 2020
Italy v Brazil 1982: Paolo Rossi, samba skills and classic kits – Football Weekly
00:47:51
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay and Jonathan Wilson discuss the 1982 World Cup meeting between Italy and Brazil, widely regarded as one of the best and most significant games of all time. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Apr 13, 2020
How to restart the season and Raddy Antic's legacy – Football Weekly Extra
00:47:25
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Sid Lowe and Tariq Panja discuss seasons potentially restarting in Spain and Germany, the #PlayersTogether charity fund and Spurs limboing under a low bar. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Apr 09, 2020
The 1998 World Cup final and the riddle of Ronaldo – Football Weekly
00:41:58
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning and Lars Sivertsen discuss the 1998 World Cup final between Brazil and France, the Ronaldo situation, the obsession with footballers’ wages, changes in Ireland and chapter three of Detective Wilson. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Apr 06, 2020
Philippe Auclair on Fifa, Cantona and board games – Football Weekly Extra
00:49:49
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning and Philippe Auclair discuss Fifa and football governance, Philippe’s favourite sport, mushroom-collecting, juggling careers in music and football, furloughing and George Best. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Apr 02, 2020
The 1973 FA Cup final and The English Game – Football Weekly
00:43:09
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning and Jonathan Wilson discuss Sunderland v Leeds in the 1973 FA Cup final, the Belarusian Premier League, The English Game and chapter two of Detective Wilson. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Mar 30, 2020
Sid Lowe on Sid Lowe – Football Weekly Extra
00:43:20
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning and Sid Lowe discuss... Sid Lowe! Find out how Sid’s PhD on fascism is connected to his career path, how Estella is now less of a Get Out Of The House Free card than a week ago and how a boy from north London came to idolise Kenny Dalglish. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Mar 26, 2020
The Hand of God revisited – Football Weekly
01:11:56
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Musa Okwonga and Ryan Hunn discuss Argentina vs England from Mexico ‘86, podcasting through a crisis, financial solutions for the Football League, stanchions vs net ripples and chapter one of Detective Wilson. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Mar 23, 2020
Football crisis, the A-League and Positivity Corner – Football Weekly Extra
01:00:25
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Jonathan Liew discuss Uefa’s latest announcements, a call for Premier League help down the pyramid, games which didn’t happen and are still happening, plus a new Positivity Corner. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Mar 19, 2020
Shutdowns, Fifa and dealing with a general lack of football – Football Weekly
00:53:38
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Flo Lloyd-Hughes discuss football in the time of Covid-19, Karren Brady’s suggestion, Phil Neville’s time running out, correspondents on lockdown and a prize pig. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Mar 16, 2020
Football and Covid-19, plus Ultras and the Champions League – Football Weekly Extra
01:08:21
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and James Montague discuss football’s response to Covid-19, European departures for Liverpool and Tottenham, PSG players’ life choices and lifting the lid on Ultras. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Mar 12, 2020
Manchester derby, José slams Ndombele and Serie A latest – Football Weekly
01:05:27
Max Rushden, Lars Sivertsen, Mark Langdon and Philippe Auclair discuss Manchester United’s double over their neighbours, Chelsea thumping Everton, José Mourinho’s comments on Tanguy Ndombele and we get the latest on Italy as Coronavirus threat deepens. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Mar 09, 2020
Dier straits, the FA Cup and coronavirus – Football Weekly Extra
00:58:36
Max Rushden, Jonathan Wilson, Nick Ames and John Brewin discuss the most recent Eric to visit the stands uninvited, Liverpool’s extended wobble, Billy Gilmour’s past lives, a long overdue cup run for Newcastle and more. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Mar 05, 2020
Liverpool's shock loss, more City silverware and German banners – Football Weekly
01:06:40
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay and Kate Mason discuss the end of Liverpool’s unbeaten run, which colour Phil Foden will wear the next time he plays at Wembley, the race for fourth (and/or fifth) and a mixed clásico. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Mar 02, 2020
City slickers and Gnabry's love of London – Football Weekly Extra
00:59:01
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Paul MacInnes and Lars Sivertsen on Guardiola: the master of surprise, the chasm between Chelsea and Bayern, the straight line speed of Aston Villa goalkeepers and Brummie boundaries. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Feb 27, 2020
José's blues, boom Saka-laka and the Wilson Scenario – Football Weekly
01:13:04
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Barney Ronay discuss Frank Lampard’s changes, VAR inaction, Saka for England, the Wilson Scenario, Jota and cold, a Real Madrid crisis and whether there is anything that Erling Braut Haaland cannot do. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Feb 24, 2020
Atlético v Liverpool, City v Uefa and Deschamps v Cantona – Football Weekly Extra
01:10:20
Faye Carruthers, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Jonathan Liew discuss the value of an atmosphere, metaphorical guns, Norwegian teenagers, a self-defence low blow and Barça stealing candy from a baby. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Feb 20, 2020
Manchester City's ban, the race for fifth and more – Football Weekly
01:04:22
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Flo Lloyd-Hughes discuss Manchester City’s ban from Europe, José Mourinho’s stink eye, Arsenal’s positive goal difference and explaining Rory Delap compilations. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Feb 17, 2020
The Championship and a talk about mental health – Football Weekly Extra
01:14:48
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Archie Rhind-Tutt and George Elek discuss the topsy-turvy Leeds United story, Rooney’s impact at Derby, Moss v Gosling, and we have a frank discussion about mental health. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Feb 13, 2020
Blades cut loose, seven-goal thrillers and scheduled tweets – Football Weekly
01:03:19
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Lars Sivertsen discuss Sheffield United’s resilience, Carlo Ancelotti’s management style (or lack of), a windy day in the Championship, Samuel Umtiti’s alleged party antics and kebab news. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Feb 10, 2020
Trouble at Barcelona, FA Cup replays and more – Football Weekly Extra
01:00:43
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Will Unwin and Kate Mason discuss Liverpool’s kids winning, Jan Vertonghen looking sad, future reforms of the Premier League, helicopters and footballers going to nightclubs. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Feb 06, 2020
Spurs stun City as Liverpool march on and Neymar's costly flick – Football Weekly
00:49:26
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jacob Steinberg, and Flo Lloyd-Hughes look at the race between second, third and fourth, whether or not the grass is too long in Burnley and another Leeds loss. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Feb 03, 2020
Heroic Villans, Liverpool march on and transfer nonsense – Football Weekly Extra
00:56:02
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Mark Langdon and Lars Sivertsen discuss Liverpool and inevitable victories, a Manchester United victory in vain, Arsenal winning with youth and a lot of questions about Canada. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jan 30, 2020
FA Cup review, the Moyes Effect and a big result in Scotland – Football Weekly
01:13:27
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Faye Carruthers and Philippe Auclair look at the fourth round, Jürgen Klopp wanting a holiday, Newcastle’s proposed takeover, the Women’s FA Cup and Barcelona losing at Valencia. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jan 27, 2020
Manchester United's wheel and it all goes Pete Tong for Ibiza – Football Weekly Extra
01:06:19
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini and Mark Langdon discuss Arsenal snatching parity from the jaws of defeat, Solskjær on the brink, Everton’s latest possible collapse, Serie A and Michelin stars. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jan 23, 2020
Mike Dean's 500, silly saves and when corner flags attack – Football Weekly
01:03:22
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay and Flo Lloyd-Hughes discuss a big save at Carrow Road, Rashford’s woes, Pope v Pickford, Bonny v Clyde, flying corner flags and a Mike Dean milestone. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jan 20, 2020
Quique Setién at Barça, Mata's magic and Love Island – Football Weekly Extra
01:00:04
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Jon Brodkin discuss Juan Mata’s slow march to a one-on-one, Christian Eriksen’s farewell tour, Harry Kane and England’s Euro inevitability, Love Island and Vera. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jan 16, 2020
Runaway Reds, Agüero records and Barcelona – Football Weekly
01:08:03
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay and Philippe Auclair discuss Liverpool’s continued dominance, Sergio Agüero breaking records, tackles late, hard or a combination of the two, Bielsa and AVB. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jan 13, 2020
Cup crackers, brilliant Bielsa and the Saudi Supercopa – Football Weekly Extra
01:08:30
Max Rushden, Lars Sivertsen, John Brewin and Nick Ames review the Carabao Cup semi-finals, Leeds’s impressive display against Arsenal, the FA Cup’s broadcast deal with gambling companies, the Spanish Supercopa in Saudi Arabia and the latest January transfer gossip. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jan 09, 2020
FA Cup fallout, French upsets and social media ups and downs – Football Weekly
00:55:59
Max Rushden, Paul MacInnes, Jonathan Wilson, John Brewin discuss the fallout from the third round of the FA Cup, Solskjaer playing mean and a shock victory for amateur side JS Saint-Pierroise in the Coupe de France. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jan 06, 2020
The Arteta Effect, Mourinho's malaise and more – Football Weekly Extra
01:00:30
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Elliot Ross discuss Mikel Arteta’s first win at Arsenal, Nigel Pearson getting the job done, the Moyes bounce, VAR taking and giving, plus a feast of glorious goals. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jan 02, 2020
Arsenal fall flat, Liverpool march on and Old Firm history – Football Weekly
01:11:00
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Kate Mason and Ryan Hunn discuss Arsenal’s surprising/unsurprising capitulation against Chelsea, Liverpool win again, City stumbling again, Rangers changing history at Celtic Park and a nine-goal thriller in the Championship. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Dec 30, 2019
A bad day for Foxes and Pardew back in the game – Football Weekly Extra
01:09:08
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Simon Burnton discuss the Boxing Day action in the Premier League and Football League, Alan Pardew’s new gig, transfer rumours and Barry’s life lessons from India. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Dec 27, 2019
World champions Liverpool and Manchester City school Leicester - Football Weekly
01:16:22
Max Rushden, Flo Lloyd-Hughes, Jonathan Wilson and Lars Sivertsen discuss Liverpool becoming champions of the world, more racist abuse, Watford’s vital win, vitriol towards AFTV and rodents tampering with VAR in France.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Dec 23, 2019
Liverpool’s busy 24 hours, manager moves and more – Football Weekly Extra
01:15:48
Max Rushden, Jonathan Liew, Faye Carruthers and Nick Ames discuss Liverpool, Ancelotti and Arteta throw some surprises, the tyranny of Big Dunc, disappearing football stands and a familiar voice down the phone. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Dec 19, 2019
De Bruyne the destroyer and Barça v Real Madrid preview - Football Weekly
01:01:26
Max Rushden, Lars Sivertsen, Mark Langdon and Philippe Auclair discuss City sweeping Arsenal aside, Bournemouth continuing to be Chelsea’s bogey team, Duncan Ferguson’s treatment of Moise Kean and a preview of a very important El Clasico on Wednesday. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Dec 16, 2019
The Premier League's Champions League stroll, Fifa, Kinder eggs and more – Football Weekly Extra
01:02:18
Max Rushden, Philippe Auclair, Nicky Bandini and Jonathan Wilson discuss Salah’s precise finishing, Chelsea’s transfer targets, the unbearable dominance of the group stages, a Hungarian talent among others waiting to be scooped up by bigger boys and a home without Kinder eggs. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Dec 12, 2019
Duncan Ferguson lifts Everton gloom and Son goes solo – Football Weekly
01:20:33
Max Rushden, John Brewin, Flo Lloyd-Hughes and George Elek discuss Solskjær’s derby advantage, Big Dunc’s energy, Son v Ronaldo, Liverpool and Leicester, WSL wondergoals and a one-sided cup final. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Dec 09, 2019
Magical Mané, flying Foxes and Watford worries – Football Weekly Extra
01:03:59
Max Rushden, Simon Burnton, Philippe Auclair and Kate Mason discuss Sadio Mané, Mourinho’s long ball, Jesus scoring past Pope, Lampard v Terry, Eddie Howe’s choices and another update from Barry’s trip to India. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Dec 05, 2019
Hillsborough: the 30-year fight for justice – Football Weekly special
00:28:13
In the latest pod, we spoke about this episode of the Guardian’s Today in Focus podcast that looked at the Hillsborough disaster, in which 96 Liverpool fans lost their lives. In light of the recent not guilty verdict delivered to David Duckenfield, David Conn speaks to Rachel Humphreys about the pursuit of justice by the families of the bereaved Originally aired: Monday 2 December. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Dec 03, 2019
No new manager bounce at Arsenal as Liverpool march on – Football Weekly
01:17:09
Max Rushden, Jonathan Wilson, Gregg Bakowski and Tim Stillman discuss a change of manager at Arsenal, Liverpool’s inexorable march and juggling homework with stopping Cristiano Ronaldo. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Dec 02, 2019
Dier straits, lethal Lewandowski and Monk v Clotet – Football Weekly Extra
01:11:56
Max Rushden, Lars Sivertsen, John Brewin and Sam Diss discuss the sacrifice of Eric Dier, Lewandowski’s shooting boots, a prodigious Norwegian, Rihanna in Turin and the joy of blasting into an empty net. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Nov 28, 2019
The new Mou, Emery on the brink and a question of fish – Football Weekly
01:07:02
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay and Jonathan Liew discuss Mourinho’s humility, a ding-dong at the Etihad, depleting patience at Arsenal, Everton and West Ham, Antonio Conte’s special advice and Fish Or Not A Fish?. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Nov 25, 2019
Tottenham and Gareth Bale shake it up – Football Weekly Extra
01:03:27
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and George Elek discuss Pochettino, Mourinho and Spurs, Elis James’s Wales wonderland, Euro 2020 draw confusion and swapping Europa League for Barnsley. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Nov 21, 2019
No sweat for England, Ronaldo's 99th and the WSL weekend – Football Weekly
00:52:52
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and John Brewin discuss England winning at a canter, Wales’s Hungarian shootout, Ireland’s Groundhog Day, debutants scoring goals and keepers hitting light fittings. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Nov 18, 2019
England unrest, Bale v The World and tweeting – Football Weekly Extra
01:09:03
Elis James, Barry Glendenning, Nick Ames and Ceylon Andi Hickman on the England camp bust-up, the latest on Gareth Bale, Northern Ireland’s outside chance and being people’s dads without it being weird. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Nov 14, 2019
Liverpool 3-1 Man City, Pulisic and a Cristiano Ronaldo strop – Football Weekly
01:15:07
Faye Carruthers, Barry Glendenning, Marcus Christenson and Lars Sivertsen discuss Liverpool vs Man City, The Wilson Scenario, poaching Pulisic, Newcastle winning with a blunt edge and England’s women’s latest defeat. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Nov 11, 2019
Chelsea's manic draw with Ajax and Kyle Walker in goal – Football Weekly Extra
01:16:03
Faye Carruthers, Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini and Philippe Auclair discuss Chelsea’s 4-4 draw with Ajax, Kyle Walker in goal, pinball goalmouth scrambles in Belgrade, another Brazilian wonderkid and the Lionesses return to Wembley. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Nov 07, 2019
Injury agony, Blades cutting through defences and Foxes – Football Weekly
01:17:34
Faye Carruthers, Barry Glendenning, Gregg Bakowski and Lars Sivertsen discuss André Gomes’s injury, the tears of Son, successful dribblers, Sheffield United’s success, Leicester’s centre-backs and contact lenses. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Nov 04, 2019
Is Carabao Cup the world's best tournament? – Football Weekly Extra
01:02:25
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, John Brewin and Marcus Bean discuss an extraordinary Anfield contest, Ole regaining control of the Manchester United wheel, Richard Keogh’s sacking, Colchester history and beans. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Oct 31, 2019
The magic number for Liverpool and Leicester, plus VAR – Football Weekly
01:17:31
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Faye Carruthers and Flo Lloyd-Hughes discuss Liverpool’s comeback victory over Spurs, Leicester’s record-breaking rout, the VAR high-bar being too low and Granada topping La Liga. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Oct 28, 2019
Champions League, rapid red cards and alligator attacks – Football Weekly Extra
01:10:20
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini and Musa Okwonga discuss Chelsea flying high in Amsterdam, Oxlade-Chamberlain’s worldy, rapid red cards, superstitions and very, very, very obvious handballs. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Oct 24, 2019
Liverpool's run ends, Lampardball and El Clásico chaos – Football Weekly
01:17:54
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Mark Langdon discuss Manchester United’s unexpected point against Liverpool, Sean Dyche vs referees, El Clásico suspended and favourite formations. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Oct 21, 2019
Euro 2020, Women's Champions League and Reading – Football Weekly Extra
00:55:48
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Faye Carruthers discuss Tyrone Mings’s starring role for England against Bulgaria, Ireland’s Groundhog Day, a Faroese player in Bristol and a Canadian ‘winless skid’. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Oct 17, 2019
After the racism in Bulgaria, where do we go from here? – Football Weekly special
01:01:18
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay, Troy Townsend, Musa Okwonga, Elliot Ross and Kevin Miles come together to discuss the racist incidents during England’s 6-0 win in Bulgaria and to explore whether the response on and off the pitch is a watershed moment. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Oct 16, 2019
Euro 2020 updates, China's grand plan and Petr Cech on ice – Football Weekly
00:53:34
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Paul MacInnes discuss England’s defeat in Prague, Welsh consistency, Scotland wading through San Marino, Euro 2020 permutations and, er, a reality Cech. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Oct 14, 2019
Euro 2020, Next Generation and the lure of Guildford – Football Weekly Extra
01:08:06
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Marcus Christenson discuss the security of Harry Kane’s starting berth, Wales’s testing time, mass departures in the Football League and Phil Neville making unforced errors in press conferences … again. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Oct 10, 2019
Manchester misery, Figo in Guildford and lads, it's Tottenham – Football Weekly
01:26:07
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Barney Ronay discuss crises abound at Spurs, Everton and both Manchester clubs, while Sid Lowe and Nicky Bandini are on the line to talk La Liga and Serie A. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Oct 07, 2019
Tottenham's tonking and the future of the game – Football Weekly Extra
01:01:39
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and John Nicholson on Bayern’s rout of Spurs, Liverpool’s complacency, Phil Foden’s badge-pointing and the existential battle for the future of the people’s game. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Oct 03, 2019
Flying Foxes, hopeless Hornets and a kit clash postponement – Football Weekly
01:20:26
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Tim Stillman discuss Leicester’s big win, Liverpool’s little win, Chelsea’s clean sheet, Watford’s underlying numbers, Kasper Dolberg’s watch and Cefn Druids’ kit. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Sep 30, 2019
Carabao Cup shocks and the death of Sahar Khodayari – Football Weekly Extra
01:16:07
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Paul MacInnes and Marcus Bean on the latest lurch south by Spurs, Pep Guardiola’s response to the Bernardo Silva incident, young players, debutants and the devastating case of ‘Blue Girl’. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Sep 26, 2019
Liverpool's joy of six, United adrift and a leaping policeman – Football Weekly
01:21:57
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini and Nick Ames discuss Liverpool’s 100% record continuing at Chelsea, defeats for Spurs and Solskjær, Manchester City putting 8 (eight) past Watford and a policeman forgetting where he was. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Sep 23, 2019
The return of the Champions League – Football Weekly Extra
01:10:52
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Faye Carruthers and Philippe Auclair discuss action in the Champions League group stage as three of the four English teams stumbled, plus a rugby XV of current and former players. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Sep 19, 2019
Manchester City and the perils of playing out from the back – Football Weekly
01:09:07
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Sean Ingle and John Brewin discuss a shock at Carrow Road, more Arsenal defensive woes, a Seedorf scores in Scotland, a 16-year-old scores for Barcelona and Daniel Farke lookalikes. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Sep 16, 2019
England and Kosovo thrill, Scotland slump and Marvin Sordell – Football Weekly Extra
01:03:16
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Marvin Sordell discuss England’s 5-3 win, trouble north of the border, Northern Ireland’s stoicism in defeat and Marvin’s decision to retire at the age of 28. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Sep 12, 2019
Harry Kane moves up the charts, Bendtner-mania and more – Football Weekly
01:07:55
Max Rushden, Jonathan Wilson, Mark Langdon and Suzy Wrack discuss England’s 4-0 win over Bulgaria, Ryan Giggs in trouble even as Wales win, a big test for Northern Ireland, Bendtner-mania and a manager quitting out of boredom. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Sep 09, 2019
Euro 2020 qualifiers, Inter Ultras and Phil Neville – Football Weekly Extra
01:08:46
Faye Carruthers, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Will Unwin discuss the international break, Giggs in trouble, the return of women’s club football, Inter’s Ultras tell Romelu Lukaku what is and isn’t racism and Phil Neville’s confusing public image. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Sep 05, 2019
Arsenal v Spurs analysis, dives, Bakery Jatta and more – Football Weekly
01:22:55
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Barney Ronay discuss a scrappy, shambling north London derby, top six stumbles, the difference between two English dives, a curious case of dubious identity in Germany and The Wilson Scenario. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Sep 02, 2019
Bury, Carabao upsets and the Alexis Sánchez mystery – Football Weekly Extra
00:55:02
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Paul MacInnes and Michael Butler discuss the expulsion of Bury from the Football League, midweek fun between second XIs, Chris Smalling and innovative Carabao Cup draw ideas. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Aug 29, 2019
Liverpool lord it, Spurs shocked and Barnes bangers – Football Weekly
01:14:19
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Tim Stillman discuss defeats for Tottenham and Manchester United, Ashley and Harvey Barnes on target, goals galore on the continent and a new crime novel seeking publishers. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Aug 26, 2019
Penalty palaver, Neymar and strife at Bolton and Bury – Football Weekly Extra
01:13:09
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini and Philippe Auclair discuss penalty rock-paper-scissors, strife at Bury and Bolton, the return of Serie A, Neymar’s movements and breaking news from the Netherlands. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Aug 22, 2019
Handballs, the Pukki Party and La Liga starts with a bang – Football Weekly
01:17:30
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Faye Carruthers and Paul MacInnes discuss the late VAR drama at the Etihad, Teemu Pukki being in contention for the Golden Boot and dramatic opening weekends in La Liga and the Bundesliga. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Aug 19, 2019
Clujless Celtic, Super Cup heroes and big Euro previews – Football Weekly Extra
01:07:36
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jacob Steinberg and Marcus Bean discuss the Champions League, Super Cup, Carabao Cup, racism in youth football, the aftermath of a playing career and some European league previews. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Aug 15, 2019
Big guns off to a flyer in Premier League amid VAR confusion – Football Weekly
01:12:12
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Faye Carruthers and John Brewin discuss Manchester United’s 4-0 win over Chelsea, VAR’s first weekend in the Premier League, big wins for Brighton and Burnley and. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Aug 12, 2019
Premier League preview, Iwobi at Everton and image rights – Football Weekly Extra
01:21:26
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Lars Sivertsen discuss the Premier League season ahead, Alex Iwobi’s shock move to Everton, Wayne Rooney’s suspicious squad number, image rights and water balloon partners. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Aug 08, 2019
The big kick-off, English centre-backs and Crusty – Football Weekly
01:03:49
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Mark Langdon discuss the Community Shield, Harry Maguire and the centre-back daisy chain, Nicolas Pépé, the return of the Football League and Crusty the Pie. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Aug 05, 2019
While we're away … listen to Barry on The Spin
00:00:59
Barry Glendenning is still stuck in the studio. While the rest of the Football Weekly squad are on holiday, he’s been guesting on The Guardian’s new cricket podcast The Spin. So if you can’t wait for Max, Barry and co to return with all the new season’s action, why not try a different ball game? Subscribe to The Spin now, just in time for the Ashes, which begins on 1 August with the first Test between England and Australia at Edgbaston. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jul 29, 2019
Joy for Rapinoe and co, a 'nonsense' loss for England and Lionel Messi – Football Weekly
00:58:25
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Tim Stillman discuss the USA’s World Cup final glory and White House hopes, England ‘nonsense’ loss against Sweden ( according to Phil Neville), and Lionel Messi’s claims of “corruption’ at the Copa América. And the pod is off on its holidays...we’ll send you a postcard. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jul 08, 2019
England's heartache, USA v Netherlands and Frank Lampard – Football Weekly Extra
01:04:41
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Chris Paouros discuss the Women’s World Cup semi-finals, the Copa América, Gold Cup, Afcon, Frank Lampard returning to Chelsea and Batman. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jul 04, 2019
England v USA, the Copa América and Afcon 2019 – Football Weekly
01:09:28
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Tim Stillman discuss England’s inexorable march to World Cup glory, the USA ‘spygate’ episode, Luis Suárez’s tears, the back streets of Alexandria and Elton John. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jul 01, 2019
Handballs, Toon troubles and multiple Adama Traorés – Football Weekly Extra
01:03:51
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Chris Paouros discuss the Women’s World Cup last 16, Rafa Benítez’s Newcastle departure, Frank Lampard’s talks with Chelsea, Copa América and Afcon. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jun 26, 2019
Cameroon chaos, England's under-21 exit and Buffon to Leeds? – Football Weekly
01:09:03
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Tim Stillman discuss England’s win over a fuming Cameroon side, the Under-21s’ early exit, Copa América and the Africa Cup of Nations. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jun 24, 2019
Scotland collapse, England move on and Totti hits out – Football Weekly Extra
01:12:35
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Paolo Bandini and Flo Lloyd-Hughes discuss the latest Women’s World Cup drama, VAR’s increasing prominence, Copa América and a Totti meltdown. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jun 20, 2019
Women's World Cup, Copa América and a supermarket treat – Football Weekly
01:02:56
Max Rushden, Marcus Christenson, Lars Sivertsen and Tim Stillman discuss Australia’s comeback against Brazil, England’s huffing and puffing, Scotland’s flattering scorelines and reviews of a supermarket in Colindale. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jun 17, 2019
Thrashings, tackles and Welsh worries – Football Weekly Extra
01:09:13
Max Rushden, Lars Sivertsen, Michael Butler and Chris Paouros discuss a record-breaking World Cup win, follow-throughs, Wales in trouble, Lionel Messi making a lot of money and the perils of being a non-league referee. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jun 13, 2019
All eyes on Women's World Cup, plus the Nations League and more – Football Weekly
01:09:00
Max Rushden, Jonathan Wilson, Lars Sivertsen, Mark Langdon and Suzy Wrack discuss the opening weekend of France 2019, the conclusion of the Nations League, disrespect via kitchen utensils and an Ultrasling 3. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jun 10, 2019
Nations League, the Women's World Cup and more – Football Weekly Extra
01:05:41
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Philippe Auclair discuss the Nations League with familiar themes on and off the pitch for England, a 2019 World Cup preview, transfers, Fifa and box-office VAR. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jun 07, 2019
Brilliant Liverpool are kings of Europe once again – Football Weekly
00:52:49
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Gregg Bakowski and Lars Sivertsen discuss Liverpool’s Champions League win, next steps for those involved, England women’s misstep in their final friendly before the World Cup and water pistols. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Jun 03, 2019
Chelsea swagger, Villans become heroes and Spurs v Liverpool – Football Weekly Extra
01:05:05
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Paolo Bandini and Philippe Auclair discuss the Europa League final, the Championship play-off final, the Champions League final, Newcastle and a duck-sized Sepp Blatter. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
May 30, 2019
Late play-off drama, a treble treble and joy for Valencia – Football Weekly
01:04:25
Max Rushden, Faye Carruthers, Jonathan Wilson and Ben Fisher discuss play-off wins for Charlton and Tranmere, Celtic’s treble treble, Valencia’s Copa del Rey victory, a laboured win for England Women and much more. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
May 27, 2019
Admin special, play-off previews and life as a released player – Football Weekly Extra
01:04:44
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Marcus Bean and Ali Maxwell discuss Uefa’s Europa League final problems, Fifa’s World Cup ticketing problems, life after being released by your club and Batistuta’s red and white army. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
May 23, 2019
Dominance and difficult questions for Manchester City – Football Weekly
01:16:59
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, John Brewin and Mark Langdon discuss Manchester City 6-0 Watford, the price of supremacy, the Women’s Champions League, a rare crestfallen goalscoring keeper and botched Panenkas. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
May 20, 2019
Play-off madness, Manchester City and Italy – Football Weekly Extra
01:16:03
Elis James, Barry Glendenning, Paolo Bandini and George Elek discuss Frank Lampard’s Derby County, John Terry’s Aston Villa, Mike Dean’s Tranmere Rovers and Manchester City’s public missteps. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
May 16, 2019
Manchester City clinch the title to dash Liverpool dreams – Football Weekly
01:24:23
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Simon Burnton discuss the end of the Premier League title race, a Baku reality check, Hughton gone, excessive punishment and fashion trends. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
May 13, 2019
Tucking in to a full English and ludicrous drama – Football Weekly Extra
01:08:05
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Gregg Bakowski and Eliot Rothwell discuss a comeback, a comeback, a ridiculous goal, another ridiculous goal, Sid’s ham garage breaking AirBnB records and lots more besides. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
May 09, 2019
Premier League title race goes to the wire – Football Weekly
01:13:06
Max Rushden, Jonathan Wilson, Mark Langdon and Archie Rhind-Tutt discuss Liverpool forcing the title race to the final weekend, Chelsea stumbling over the line, Manchester United unable to cliché their way out of trouble, an emotional Aaron Ramsey and Football League climaxes. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
May 06, 2019
Ajax, Messi, Bolton and a weekend preview – Football Weekly Extra
01:03:17
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Paul Doyle and Paolo Bandini discuss Ajax’s whirlwind win at Spurs, Liverpool’s defeat to a Messi masterclass, Football League permutations, Bolton and detectives at the snooker. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
May 02, 2019
Manchester City inch towards title, plus PFA gongs and Leeds – Football Weekly
01:11:13
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, John Brewin and Lars Sivertsen discuss a dismal top-four clash, the PFA Awards, Leeds playing dirty – and then not, plus the Bundesliga title race. Oh, and Lars goes full #teamNeymar. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Apr 29, 2019
Manchester City's derby delight, focus on Burnley and eggs – Football Weekly Extra
01:06:01
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Michael Butler discuss the Manchester derby, Liverpool’s hopes, Burnley’s growing regard on Merseyside, early goals, late goals, Sean Dyche at Winterfell and eggs. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Apr 25, 2019
Top two dominate, Manchester United collapse and a Benteke goal – Football Weekly
01:15:59
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Lars Sivertsen discuss Manchester City and Liverpool’s Premier League dominance, defensive collapses for Arsenal and Manchester United and whether you’d prefer a team of Scott Browns or Lee Cattermoles.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Apr 22, 2019
Absurdity at the Etihad, vibrant Ajax and cones of shame – Football Weekly Extra
01:03:27
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Eliot Rothwell discuss the chaos of Manchester City’s 4-3 win over Tottenham, the vivacity of Ajax’s 2-1 win at Juventus and a telegraphed Troy Deeney red card. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Apr 18, 2019
A topsy-turvy title race and the John Delaney saga – Football Weekly
01:25:11
Faye Carruthers, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Vaishali Bhardwaj on the Premier League, Ole parked down the road, Lucas Moura’s child inconveniencing journalists and zero Game of Thrones spoilers. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Apr 15, 2019
Kane's pain, Solskjær's struggles and noisy exits – Football Weekly Extra
01:20:11
Elis James, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Paolo Bandini discuss Tottenham’s resilience, Old Trafford’s shabbiness, Liverpool’s pressure valve release, Ajax’s vibrance and Diego Costa’s potential misunderstanding. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Apr 11, 2019
Watford in wonderland, Der Klassiker and celebrity black pudding – Football Weekly
01:17:12
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Mark Langdon discuss Liverpool’s Premier League advantage, Watford rising from the dead, Arsenal losing tamely, again, coconuts on the pitch and ‘celebrity black pudding’. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Apr 08, 2019
Solskjær's sticky run, City on top and Moise Kean – Football Weekly Extra
01:02:30
Max Rushden, Jonathan Wilson, Gregg Bakowski and Paolo Bandini discuss Manchester United’s stumble, Manchester City’s dominance, Fulham’s capitulation, grand stadium openings and racist abuse in Italy. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
Apr 04, 2019
Wacky races, Celtic's surge and the fall of Huddersfield – Football Weekly
01:18:25
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Marcus Bean on races for the Premier League title and top-four places, the Football League play-offs, the Bundesliga and for Callum Hudson-Odoi’s signature
Apr 01, 2019
Solskjær at the wheel and England in Montenegro – Football Weekly Extra
00:53:08
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Mike Calvin discuss the appointment of Ole Gunnar Solskjær, the ups and the downs of England’s trip to Montenegro, Gordon Taylor and Harry Kane’s NFL dreams
Mar 28, 2019
Trouble for Scotland, joy for England and Wales hang on – Football Weekly
00:59:31
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Marcus Christenson and Faye Carruthers discuss Scotland’s woes, Raheem Sterling’s hat-trick, Wales hanging on to beat Slovakia, contrasting fortunes either side of the Irish border and good footballer names
Mar 25, 2019
Euro 2020 qualifiers and a game-changing week – Football Weekly Extra
01:09:33
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Elis James and Lars Sivertsen discuss Wales’s bright young things, Declan Rice’s future, ‘informal brainstorming sessions’ at Uefa, stag nightmares and a big week in women’s football
Mar 21, 2019
City's Cup comeback, Liverpool on top and Zidane's return – Football Weekly
01:14:34
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Barney Ronay discuss Swansea’s brave defeat, convenient paths for Manchester City, Liverpool going top, Chelsea slipping up, Zidane back with a bang and more
Mar 18, 2019
Liverpool stay in Europe, handball chat and Berwick Rangers – Football Weekly Extra
01:02:52
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Faye Carruthers discuss Liverpool’s impressive win in Munich, Juve heroics, sad news out of Berwick and changes to the handball law. Oh, and Barry explains Brexit
Mar 14, 2019
Crowd trouble, Spurs crumble and Zidane returns to Real – Football Weekly
01:18:15
Max Rushden, Jonathan Wilson, Jacqui Oatley and Mark Langdon discuss Spurs and Chelsea dropping points, issues with crowd safety, which England player is playing the best this season and Real Madrid’s shock managerial reappointment
Mar 11, 2019
Manchester United rock PSG, plus Football Leaks – Football Weekly Extra
01:11:55
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Paolo Bandini discuss That Night In Paris, Real Madrid flopping out as Ajax play them off the park, Sunderland at Wembley and the latest from Der Spiegel
Mar 07, 2019
Derbies galore and Manchester City go top – Football Weekly
01:16:40
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and John Brewin discuss a windy Merseyside derby, Vincent Kompany’s impressive defensive header, the fourth clásico of the season, an emotional honour for West Ham legend Billy Bonds, and Lars’ love for brass bands.
Mar 04, 2019
Premier League review and Football Beyond Borders – Football Weekly Extra
01:05:28
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Ceylon Andi Hickman discuss mini-resurgences for Chelsea and Arsenal, Solskjær breaking another record, El Clásico, the SheBelieves Cup and much more
Feb 28, 2019
Mutiny at Chelsea, goalless at Old Trafford and goodbye Puel world – Football Weekly
01:14:10
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, John Brewin and Archie Rhind-Tutt discuss Kepa Arrizabalaga’s insubordination – no, ‘misunderstanding’ – a goalless draw at Old Trafford, Spurs keeping up a habit of a lifetime and Claude Puel’s departure
Feb 25, 2019
Champions League, angry Ronaldo and a Row 32 penalty – Football Weekly Extra
01:00:48
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Nick Miller discuss everything looking like handball in slow-motion, goalless draws, Cristiano Ronaldo reacting like Ronaldo reacts to a defeat, the penalty which made it to Row 32 and P!nk
Feb 21, 2019
FA Cup predictability, trouncings and wild finales – Football Weekly
01:09:16
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Faye Carruthers and James Montague discuss the opposite of thrills and spills in the FA Cup, ownership at Old Trafford, a 20-0 shellacking, the Champions League and Folkestone fun
Feb 18, 2019
Solskjær’s stumble, a Wembley rumble and Banks of England – Football Weekly Extra
01:01:09
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Lars Sivertsen discuss Solskjær’s stumble, Wembley’s rumble, a momentous first Champions League VAR, Declan Rice’s defection to England and the passings of two football legends
Feb 14, 2019
Sarri-vederci? Plus penalty drama and Pukki delight – Football Weekly
01:07:18
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jacqui Oatley and Mark Langdon on Man City’s demolition of Chelsea, Liverpool’s return to winning ways, penalty drama at Brighton, prolific Teemu Pukki and the Madrid derby
Feb 11, 2019
The Premier League title race and #SaveHakeem – Football Weekly Extra
01:09:17
Max Rushden, Philippe Auclair, Andy Brassell and Reshmin Chowdhury discuss the Premier League title race, cup games big, small, muddy and messy, and talk to Craig Foster on Hakeem al-Araibi
Feb 07, 2019
Super Son, Manchester City, the WSL and more – Football Weekly
01:10:20
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Suzy Wrack discuss Manchester City winning ugly, the brilliance of Son Heung-min, Ole Gunnar Solskjær, intransigence and gnocchi
Feb 04, 2019
Chelsea's Brooks bothers and title rivals letting it slip – Football Weekly Extra
01:09:01
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Paul Doyle and Mark Webster discuss turmoil at the top, Chelsea blown away by Bournemouth, Solskjær maintaining his unbeaten start and Schrödinger’s Neil Lennon
Jan 31, 2019
FA Cup giantkilling, Tottenham troubles and 'Big Alan' – Football Weekly
01:13:18
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Sam Diss and Lars Sivertsen discuss FA Cup giantkillings, Spurs limping out of a second cup competition in a week, VAR and the absence of VAR – Schrödinger’s VAR and Notts County
Jan 28, 2019
The Carabao Cup semis and Scottish drama – Football Weekly Extra
00:55:49
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Faye Carruthers discuss the tragic Emiliano Sala news, the Carabao Cup, the return of fitba, Barcelona making moves in the transfer market and the Whyteleafe Curse
Jan 24, 2019
Seething Sarri, Liverpool win again and a slide-tackling fan – Football Weekly
01:02:13
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Dominic Fifield and Ed Aarons discuss Chelsea, Liverpool’s win over Palace, Claude Puel’s future at Leicester, Spurs’ dramatic win and the Charlton fan who slide-tackled his own player
Jan 21, 2019
El Loco, Huddersfield and trouble at Arsenal – Football Weekly Extra
01:19:56
Faye Carruthers, Barry Glendenning, Paolo Bandini and Lars Sivertsen talk Marcelo Bielsa, David Wagner’s Huddersfield exit, Gonzalo Higuaín’s mooted Chelsea move and Amy Lawrence joins us to talk all things Arsenal
Jan 17, 2019
Solskjær's joy of six, Liverpool's grind, Declan Rice and spies – Football Weekly
01:10:26
Melissa Rudd, Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay and Jonathan Wilson discuss Manchester United’s win at Wembley, Mike Ashley’s money, Declan Rice’s future, Burnley’s 2-1 win without a shot on target and Spygate
Jan 14, 2019
VAR gnashing, transfer splashing and Cup thrashing – Football Weekly Extra
01:08:20
Melissa Rudd, Paul MacInnes, John Ashdown and Lars Sivertsen discuss Liverpool flopping out of the FA Cup at Wolves, Chelsea edging Spurs in the Carabao, Manchester City winning 9-0 and all the latest transfer rumours
Jan 10, 2019
FA Cup shocks, the Blackpool boycott and dining issues – Football Weekly
01:04:12
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Mark Langdon and Sam Diss discuss the FA Cup third round, upsets at Newport, Fulham and Sheffield United, the Blackpool boycott, Franck Ribéry’s steak outburst and Wayne Hennessey
Jan 07, 2019
City close gap on Liverpool and Cazorla magic – Football Weekly Extra Extra
00:42:48
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Philippe Auclair discuss a classic Premier League humdinger at the Etihad, the 11 millimetres which may decide the title, another big move between Chelsea and Germany and Santi Cazorla
Jan 04, 2019
All eyes on the Premier League – Football Weekly Extra
01:03:42
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson, and Lars Sivertsen discuss a six-goal thriller in Bournemouth, early-window transfer moves, the Solskjær train rolling on, unpunished horror tackles and talent drain
Jan 03, 2019
Liverpool have lift-off before showdown with Manchester City – Football Weekly
01:10:31
Max Rushden, Jonathan Wilson, John Brewin and Gregg Bakowski discuss the dominant thrashing of Arsenal, players flying again at Manchester United, early kick-offs and Neil Etheridge saving penalties from presidents
Dec 31, 2018
A six point gap and a forgetful linesman – Football Weekly Extra
01:06:40
Max Rushden, Lars Sivertsen, Paolo Bandini and Mark Langdon discuss Liverpool extending their Premier League lead, Spurs entering the title race, late drama in the Championship and a return for Italian Boxing Day football
Dec 27, 2018
Andros Townsend, Ole Gunnar Solskjær and a one-step penalty – Football Weekly
01:10:42
Max Rushden, Lars Sivertsen, Faye Carruthers and Nick Miller discuss Andros Townsend’s incredible volley, Solskjær’s five-star debut, Spurs’ incredible win at Everton and potentially the most audacious penalty of all-time
Dec 23, 2018
Goodbye Mourinho, hello Solskjær – Football Weekly Extra
01:03:58
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, John Brewin and Ewan Murray discuss José Mourinho’s Manchester United exit, Carabao Cup action, bottle-throwers, fitba, Bundesliga pace-setters, Premier League previews and Alan Hutton
Dec 20, 2018
Shaqiri, scrambles and Champions League draw thoughts – Football Weekly
01:14:21
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Mark Langdon and Marcus Bean discuss the Champions League draw, dour management, Xherdan Shaqiri’s career revival, goalmouth scrambles and a message for listeners in Togo
Dec 17, 2018
Spurs, saves, Street Fighter and Atlanta United – Football Weekly Extra
01:03:47
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Paolo Bandini and Lars Sivertsen to discuss Spurs and Liverpool squeaking through in the Champions League, easy but great saves, Italian strife, Atlanta United and Street Fighter
Dec 13, 2018
Raheem Sterling, West Ham and belated joy for River Plate – Football Weekly
01:11:17
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jacob Steinberg and Vaishali Bhardwaj discuss Chelsea, Manchester City and Raheem Sterling, Arsenal’s run of form, West Ham, the Copa Libertadores, Yorkshire puddings and more
Dec 10, 2018
Stalemate at Old Trafford and Wolves at Chelsea's door – Football Weekly Extra
01:16:22
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Amy Lawrence and Mike Calvin discuss ‘four crap goals’ in the game between Manchester United and Arsenal, Morgan Gibbs-White, a very strange game in Brighton, the French for ‘putting your foot in it’ and sprinting managers
Dec 06, 2018
North London drama, Hughes's departure and Pickford's disaster – Football Weekly
01:15:11
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jacqui Oatley and John Nicholson discuss the north London derby, Mark Hughes’s departure, Jordan Pickford’s brain fade, contentious red cards and Andros Townsend’s Arjen Robben impression
Dec 03, 2018
Liverpool, Neymar, Mr Blobby and faking death – Football Weekly Extra
01:05:16
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Andy Brassell and Reshmin Chowdhury discuss the Premier League teams in Europe, diving galore, David de Gea, Mr Blobby as physio and faking a death to dodge a fixture
Nov 29, 2018
A Pochettino masterclass, a mess in Buenos Aires and Alan Hutton – Football Weekly
01:14:24
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay and Suzy Wrack to discuss Mauricio Pochettino, Claudio Ranieri’s flying start, spectacular own goals, the Copa Libertadores chaos and Alan Hutton
Nov 26, 2018
Nations League, Qatar 2022 and the Superclásico – Football Weekly Extra
01:02:05
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Paolo Bandini and Marcus Christenson to discuss managerial changes in Ireland, promotion in Scotland, Nations League permutations, David Conn in Qatar and Patrice Evra’s chicken
Nov 22, 2018
England make the semis, Irish pain and Swiss on a roll – Football Weekly
01:10:23
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Paul Watson to discuss England’s success in the Nations League, Irish woe on both sides of the border, Wales falling at the final hurdle, Switzerland 5-2 Belgium and Jamie Cureton’s milestone
Nov 19, 2018
Rooneypalooza, Scudamore, coins and Ranieri's return – Football Weekly Extra
00:49:14
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Faye Carruthers to discuss Premier League comings and goings, Wayne Rooney, Gibraltar’s rise, Ryan Giggs, Samir Nasri and forgetful referees
Nov 15, 2018
Manchester City dominant while giants are killed on the continent – Football Weekly
01:20:36
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Marcela Mora y Araujo to discuss City’s win in the Manchester derby, Arsenal and Chelsea dropping points, the Superclásico, Parklife and Sol Bamba’s torso
Nov 12, 2018
Football Leaks, Champions League and a chat with David Squires – Football Weekly Extra
01:02:37
The pod talk about José Mourinho’s celebrations, Liverpool’s squad rotation woes, tunnel nerves and more
Nov 08, 2018
All square at the Emirates, young debutants and bollards – Football Weekly
01:31:48
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Gregg Bakowski and Mark Langdon to discuss Arsenal v Liverpool sharing points, James McClean, Juan Foyth and outfield players in goal
Nov 05, 2018
Real Madrid in crisis, the Spurs rollercoaster and a Superclásico – Football Weekly Extra
01:10:25
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Paolo Bandini to discuss the Premier League, Carabao Cup, an expanding World Cup, the Copa Libertadores, Wolverhampton nightlife and more
Nov 01, 2018
Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha tributes, El Clásico and more – Football Weekly
01:18:02
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Lars Sivertsen as they discuss the tragic incidents in Leicester, the weekend’s Premier League action and Real Madrid’s collapse in El Clásico
Oct 29, 2018
Defensive rocks, dazzling Dortmund and Spurs slip again – Football Weekly Extra
01:08:39
Melissa Rudd, Barry Glendenning, John Brewin and Paolo Bandini discuss the week’s Champions League results, Mesut Özil, the Football League and Pep Guardiola’s music taste
Oct 25, 2018
Touchline scuffles, Messi's arm and five-goal hauls – Football Weekly
01:06:12
Melissa Rudd is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Paul MacInnes as they discuss Chelsea’s dramatic draw with Manchester United, Fulham’s shocking defence, five-star Luka Jovic and much more
Oct 22, 2018
England stun Spain, no Khan do and Gibraltar's rocks – Football Weekly Extra
01:05:51
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, John Ashdown and Hayley McQueen discuss the Nations League, Wembley, José Mourinho’s latest Chelsea return – and how to do a fitba corner
Oct 18, 2018
Empty grounds, wrong anthems and Usain Bolt – Football Weekly
01:07:25
Max Rushden, Lars Sivertsen, Faye Carruthers and Andy Brassell discuss international action, WSL, Thierry Henry and the passing of Peter Brackley
Oct 15, 2018
Nations League, Lionesses and roundabouts – Football Weekly Extra
01:02:00
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Philippe Auclair to discuss international football, Aston Villa, the Ballon d’Or and our Next Generation 2018 list
Oct 11, 2018
Stalemates, comebacks and high horses – Football Weekly
01:17:42
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Paolo Bandini as they discuss Liverpool’s 0-0 draw with Manchester City, José Mourinho living to fight another day, Villa’s vacancy and Halesowen Town
Oct 08, 2018
Messi magic and the Aston Villa cabbage quandary – Football Weekly Extra
00:59:08
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Paul MacInnes and John Ashdown as they look back on eventful games in the Champions League and Championship
Oct 04, 2018
Manchester United hammered, Sturridge's stunner and Hampden rumble – Football Weekly
01:16:47
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Mark Langdon to look back at the weekend’s action. And is Mourinho’s position untenable after United’s worst start in 29 years?
Oct 01, 2018
Carabao bangers, Mourinho v Pogba and lucky cucumbers – Football Weekly Extra
01:01:39
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Paul Doyle and Vaishali Bhardwaj to discuss the Carabao Cup, yet more Mourinho drama, Harry Wilson’s banger, lucky cucumbers, mislaid lederhosen and noisy dogs
Sep 27, 2018
Unbeaten records, crises and shinners – Football Weekly
01:08:40
Max, Barry Glendenning, John Brewin and Philippe Auclair discuss the last 100% record in the 92, crises all over the shop, spectacular misses and shinned pearlers
Sep 24, 2018
Liverpool impress, Ronaldo ridiculousness and cows, cows, cows – Football Weekly Extra
00:52:35
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Jonathan Wilson to discuss the Champions League, Ronaldo’s red, the timekeeping skills of cows and Mark Hughes’s elusive smile
Sep 20, 2018
Spurs suffer, spitting in Serie A and corner umbrellas – Football Weekly
01:02:50
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Mark Langdon and Lars Sivertsen to look back at Liverpool’s triumph, an Eden Hazard masterclass, Santi Cazorla, Douglas Costa and more from Europe
Sep 17, 2018
WhatsApp chat, bear attacks and George Weah returns – Football Weekly Extra
00:55:05
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and John Ashdown to cover the rest of the Nations League fixtures, Spurs, loans and much more
Sep 13, 2018
The Nations League and Wycombe's Marcus Bean – Football Weekly
01:03:05
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Andy Brassell and Wycombe midfielder Marcus Bean to discuss the home nations, Nicklas Bendtner’s latest scrape, Ryan Babel’s return and Adil Rami’s proposal misfire
Sep 10, 2018
Nations League, Danish amateurs and Michael Jackson – Football Weekly Extra
00:55:23
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Elis James to also discuss Luke Shaw, legs big and small and away goals
Sep 06, 2018
Hornets, headbutts and head-biting – Football Weekly
01:06:07
Max and co look back at the weekend of football, plus Elis James in trouble at Millwall, head-biting and Kevin Prince-Boateng
Sep 03, 2018
More Mourinho mithering and Saido Berahino scores – Football Weekly Extra
00:59:18
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Andy Brassell and Lars Sivertsen to discuss Mourinho (again), Carabao Cup action, Declan Rice’s international dilemma, Hal Robson-Kanu’s international retirement and flesh-eating rats
Aug 30, 2018
Wolves make a point against City, red cards, ham and more – Football Weekly
01:18:17
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Tariq Panja to discuss Manchester City’s dropped points, a divisive handball, interesting red card decisions, poorly-laid turf and hams on Ryanair
Aug 27, 2018
Mourinho vs the world and a book writers special – Football Weekly Extra
01:11:51
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Michael Calvin to discuss Liverpool’s perfect start, José Mourinho’s issues with everyone, books, plane banner protests and the joy of chancing across a game in the park
Aug 23, 2018
Class, schoolings and some harsh lessons – Football Weekly
01:17:44
Max and co on Manchester United’s lacklustre defeat, Manchester City’s rout of Huddersfield and entertainment at the Bridge
Aug 20, 2018
Super Cup reaction and Celtic's Champions League exit – Football Weekly Extra
01:16:16
Max Rushden and co on Atlético’s win over Madrid, European woe for Celtic and Bristol Rovers’ dubious half-time entertainment
Aug 16, 2018
England's Euro 96 win over Netherlands revisited – Football Weekly
01:07:15
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Simon Burnton and Jacob Steinberg to discuss England’s Euro 96 victory over the Netherlands. Plus Archie Rhind-Tutt and Sid Lowe are on hand to talk Bundesliga and the return of La Liga
Aug 13, 2018
England's Euro 96 win over Netherlands revisited – Football Weekly
01:32:47
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Archie Rhind-Tutt and Mark Langdon to review the first Premier League weekend of the season, Liverpool’s impressive start, same old Arsenal (or is it?), Luke Shaw’s release from wherever José Mourinho was hiding him and a foul from Burundi Football Weekly in conversation: ‘We beat Love Island to top spot’
Aug 13, 2018
The big Premier League preview – Football Weekly Extra
01:29:07
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Andy Brassell and John Brewin for Football Weekly’s bumper preview of the 2018-19 Premier League season
Aug 09, 2018
Pre-season moaning, transfer chat and managerial bows – Football Weekly
01:15:51
The pod returns to look back at the big stories of the (three-week) summer break, José Mourinho moaning, Gerrard and Lampard playing the same role once again and Gary Mackay-Steven’s pre-match playlist
Aug 06, 2018
France lift the trophy as Russia 2018 ends on a high – World Cup Football Daily
01:11:01
Max and co discuss France’s World Cup final triumph over Croatia, another penalty, another controversial VAR incident, the tournament’s highs and lows and players taking shots to the conkers If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
Jul 15, 2018
England finish fourth and a World Cup final preview – World Cup Football Daily
00:56:52
Max and co discuss England’s 2-0 defeat to Belgium, tactics obsessives, individual awards, ‘it’s coming home’, the World Cup legacy and a pre-season friendly which ended 22-0. If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
Jul 14, 2018
England's dreams over as Croatia take the next step – World Cup Football Daily
00:46:00
Max and co discuss the end of England’s World Cup dreams, Bond villain defenders, third-place play-offs, West Ham’s transfer approach and FW live If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
Jul 11, 2018
France into the final as destiny calls for England – World Cup Football Daily
00:50:48
Max and co discuss France becoming the first finalist of the 2018 World Cup, a Thibaut Courtois post-match meltdown, England’s hopes, dreams and fears, Cristiano Ronaldo’s move and Welsh nightmares. If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
Jul 10, 2018
England into semi-finals, Croatia end Russia's run – World Cup Football Daily
00:45:09
Max and co discuss England’s quarter-final win, Croatia’s punishing victory over hosts Russia, Cristiano Ronaldo transfer machinations, Croydon bus stops and baby choices If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
Jul 07, 2018
Roberto Martínez still unbeaten while France push on – World Cup Football Daily
00:56:55
Max and co discuss the first two quarter-finals, Roberto Martínez’s unbeaten streak, Brazilian histrionics, an England update and places that sound like flatulence If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
Jul 06, 2018
England's penalty heroics, Sweden march on and quarter-finals to savour – World Cup football daily
00:50:42
Max and co discuss England’s first ever penalty shootout win at a World Cup, Sweden progressing, a Mrs Granqvist update, Paul Konchesky and which of our panellists dealt with tonight’s football the best If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
Jul 04, 2018
Heartbreak for Japan, Brazilian resilience and England predictions – World Cup Football Daily
00:51:40
Max and co discuss Japan’s last-gasp exit, Brazil’s win, classic play-acting, scoring records, Swedish babies and Ricky Martin If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
Jul 02, 2018
Spain out, Croatia squeaking through and Sergio Ramos's barber – World Cup Football Daily
00:53:32
Max and co discuss Spain’s premature exit, a penalty shootout low on quality, Sergio Ramos’s barber, a Russian who barely touched the ball and Kasper Schmeichel’s balls If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
Jul 02, 2018
The loneliness of Lionel Messi and Edinson Cavani shows up – World Cup Football Daily
00:59:07
Max and co discuss the seven-goal barnstormer between France and Argentina, the surprisingly fun three-goal tussle between Uruguay and Portugal, social media, thighs and Dirty Dancing If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
Jun 30, 2018
Insipid England, Japanese farce and knockout time – World Cup Football Daily
00:48:22
Max and co review day 15 of the 2018 World Cup including a Januzaj goal for all of England, a Sunderland connection, Japanese passing records and a special round of 16 preview with Tim Vickery If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
Jun 28, 2018
German tears, Brazil cheers and England fears - World Cup Football Daily
00:39:22
Max Rushden and the panel react to Germany’s shock exit at the hands of South Korea, assess Brazil’s latest win and look ahead to England’s shootout with Belgium for top spot
Jun 27, 2018
Argentina rescued by Rojo, France flatter to deceive – World Cup Football Daily
00:32:44
Max and the panel react to Argentina’s dramatic win and Iceland’s new status, before taking a look ahead to a wide-open Group F finale
Jun 26, 2018
Total VARce, Russia stumble and an Icelandic dilemma – World Cup Football Daily
00:51:08
Max and co review day 12 of the 2018 World Cup including VAR galore, Spain and Portugal both surviving frights, tattoos, more Aanu Adeoye, a lot of penalties and an Icelandic dilemma
Jun 25, 2018
England score six, Senegal miss a chance and Swiss gestures – World Cup Football Daily
00:44:43
Max and co discuss England’s crushing 6-1 win over Panama, Senegal being pegged back by Japan, Swiss gestures, Kerry Katona and bad hat-tricks If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
Jun 24, 2018
Germany leave it late, Mexico wait and Belgium run riot – World Cup Football Daily
00:44:08
Max and co discuss day 10 of the 2018 World Cup, Germany’s Houdini act, John Guidetti’s presence of mind, Belgium’s five-star performance, Lukaku’s significant tournament and Hernán Darío Gómez If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
Jun 23, 2018
Super Eagles, double-headed eagles and Brazil stumble to a win – World Cup Football Daily
00:49:04
Max and co chew the fat regarding wins for Brazil, Nigeria and Switzerland, double-headed eagle celebrations, a fine for Mexico, Swedish iPhone notifications and the best club name in the world If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
Jun 22, 2018
Willy's wobble, flaky France and Aussie grit – World Cup Football Daily
00:39:59
Max and the panel reflect on Argentina’s collapse, France’s water carriers and the secret importance of away kits
Jun 21, 2018
Another Ronaldo record, Spain edge Iran and Southgate's shoulder – World Cup Football Daily
00:35:29
Max and co run the rule over Ronaldo, Spain’s narrow win over Iran and whether Gareth Southgate’s shoulder injury will derail England’s hopes If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute - go to gu.com/fw
Jun 20, 2018
Russia march on, Group H upsets and Japanese litter-pickers – World Cup Football Daily
00:37:30
Max and the pod discuss two upsets in Group H, a remarkable Senegalese goal, Japanese litter-pickers, Jack Wilshere departing Arsenal and Max’s favourite World Cup shorts
Jun 19, 2018
England leave it late, Belgium move through the gears – World Cup Football Daily
00:38:13
Max discusses day five with Barry Glendenning and Mark Langdon, including England’s last-gasp win, Belgium’s pasting of Panama, the Trans-Siberian Railway and what a Polish defender’s name means in Irish
Jun 18, 2018
Big guns misfire, Swedish spies and a Mexican rave – World Cup Football Daily
00:45:00
Max and co discuss Mexico’s impressive win over Germany, blunt Brazil, Kolarov’s goal of the tournament contender and England’s preparations
Jun 17, 2018
Video tech helps France and impressive Iceland deny Messi - World Cup Football Daily
00:40:45
Max Rushden and the team discuss five penalties, VAR controversy and a preview of day four’s action as Brazil get under way
Jun 16, 2018
Ronaldo's revenge, Suárez's stinker and Iran's last gasp win – World Cup Football Daily
00:42:07
Max Rushden and guests pore over day two of the World Cup which produced its first classic as Portugal drew 3-3 with Spain while Iran and Uruguay left it late
Jun 15, 2018
Russia's five-star showing, Robbie Williams and Stalin's 'tache – World Cup Football Daily
00:39:14
Max Rushden is joined by guests in the studio and in Russia to discuss the 2018 World Cup opener, Robbie Williams, the facial hair of Stalin, Spain’s self-implosion and Friday’s games
Jun 14, 2018
World Cup group G preview: an England special – Football Weekly
00:54:58
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Dominic Fifield and Barney Ronay to discuss England’s chances, the decisions Gareth Southgate has to make, King/Sir Kenny and Chris Coleman’s Chinese adventure
Jun 11, 2018
World Cup groups E, F and H preview – Football Weekly
00:31:34
Max Rushden is joined by voices from around the world to preview World Cup groups E, F and H, including Mexican veterans, a Japanese public with expectations set to ‘very low’ and love blossoming in Sweden
Jun 08, 2018
World Cup groups A-D preview – Football Weekly
00:33:31
Max Rushden is joined by voices from around the world to preview World Cup groups A-D, including Danish royalty, Peruvian vigour and the prospect of a tournament without a French meltdown
Jun 07, 2018
Beauty and the beastly in Champions League final – Football Weekly
00:58:18
Max and co dissect Real Madrid’s win over Liverpool, Pochettino’s contract, Lampard’s managerial prospects and Richard Wood’s magic hat
May 28, 2018
Unai Emery unveiled, England's new captain and Liverpool's big final – Football Weekly Extra
01:08:07
Max Rushden and co discuss new managers, a new England captain and Liverpool’s shot at Champions League glory
May 24, 2018
FA Cup cans of worms, Serie A drama and talking Turkey – Football Weekly
00:58:48
Max and co talk the FA Cup final, dramatic scenes in Italy, club legend departures and a former Swan deciding the Turkish title
May 21, 2018
England's World Cup hopes, Everton and trigonometry – Football Weekly Extra
01:05:40
Max and co discuss Gareth Southgate’s squad, end-of-season cups and play-offs, the Europa League and Barry’s England XI
May 17, 2018
Wenger gone, goal frenzies and Tranmere Rovers' return – Football Weekly
01:22:43
Max and co discuss Arsène Wenger bowing out, the extraordinary seasons of Salah, Vardy and Kane, scary bedtime greetings and more
May 14, 2018
Premier League joy and despair as finale looms – Football Weekly Extra
00:46:11
Max and co on Huddersfield and Southampton’s survival, hotels, West Brom’s relegation, Yaya Touré’s leaving do and plenty more
May 10, 2018
Squeaky bum time at the bottom of the Premier League – Football Weekly
01:24:11
Max and the gang discuss Stoke’s relegation, Darren Moore as saviour, Claude Puel as scapegoat, Vincent Tan being hoisted aloft and problems at PSG
May 07, 2018
Goals, crows and lying league tables – Football Weekly Extra
00:59:38
Max and co talk Champions League goalfests, the art of defending, Football League permutations and plenty more
May 03, 2018
Boxes, Baggies, Celtic, Sunderland and more – Football Weekly
01:18:27
Max and the gang talk Wenger’s Old Trafford tribute, trophies for Celtic and Barcelona, Sunderland’s latest woes and podders as Premier League managers
Apr 30, 2018
Mo Salah, mo' problems for Roma – Football Weekly Extra
01:05:19
Max and co discuss another world-class display, controversies at Wolves and Leeds, Fifa, Zidane the bald not-fraud, crows and more
Apr 26, 2018
Wenger finally out and managers surviving nuclear fallout – Football Weekly
01:18:03
Arsène Wenger’s departure, goalkeeper protection, Mohamed Salah’s 50/50 win, anarchy in Naples and managers surviving nuclear fallout
Apr 23, 2018
Andy Carroll surrounded by toddlers – Football Weekly Extra
01:05:55
Max and the gang look back at the week in football including Andy Carroll surrounded by toddlers, World Cup morale boosters, half-time VAR, Instagram tie-ins and journalists passing colds on to players
Apr 19, 2018
Manchester City crowned champions and Bayern's big news – Football Weekly
01:11:03
Max and co talk Manchester City’s title win, Manchester United’s latest slip-up, the pre- and post-Pardew bounces, big Bayern news and Ferraris
Apr 16, 2018
Champions League drama, safe standing and more – Football Weekly Extra
01:05:51
Max and co discuss extraordinary comebacks, valiant efforts, spectacular own goals, screeching Italians and weasels
Apr 12, 2018
Manchester and Merseyside serve derbies of contrast – Football Weekly
01:19:54
Guest host Nat Coombs and the panel discuss a marvellous Manchester derby, Ayoze Pérez’s strike, Wayne Rooney’s strop, red cards galore in Ireland and managers who sound like drinks
Apr 09, 2018
Anfield nights and Christ on a bicycle kick – Football Weekly Extra
01:14:27
Max and the podders discuss the Champions League fixtures, Cristiano Ronaldo’s gravity-defying wondergoal and Alan Pardew’s job prospects, as well as paying tribute to the late Ray Wilkins
Apr 05, 2018
Spurs end Stamford Bridge curse as Manchester City close on title – Football Weekly
00:54:41
Max Rushden and co discuss Dele Alli, the wonder of Zlatan, Premier League survival and death by nostalgia
Apr 02, 2018
VAR worries, World Cup dreams and West Ham's woe – Football Weekly Extra
01:11:21
Max Rushden and co discuss England’s options, international friendlies and the role of Kenny G
Mar 29, 2018
World Cup countdown continues and Brechin get the boot – Football Weekly
01:06:35
Max and the podders discuss England: more fun on the pitch than off it? France in a mess, young talent, a miraculous comeback in non-league
Mar 26, 2018
England's headache, fancied squads and sticker stories – Football Weekly Extra
00:56:04
Max Rushden and co assess England’s priorities, Old Trafford hymn sheets, Panini versus Merlin and more
Mar 22, 2018
Another magical Salah display and Warnock's pub quiz – Football Weekly
01:22:15
Max and the podders discuss the FA Cup quarter-finals, another magical Mohamed Salah performance, short teams, coldest games and Neil Warnock’s pub quiz pedigree
Mar 19, 2018
Chelsea fall at the feet of Messi – Football Weekly Extra
00:54:53
Max Rushden and co dissect Manchester United’s and Chelsea’s exit from the Champions League and in the last-chance-saloon, Saints go for Mark Hughes
Mar 15, 2018
Did Upton Park die for this? – Football Weekly
01:12:25
Max Rushden and the podders take a look at the trouble at West Ham, a José Mourinho masterclass, several goal of the season contenders, miserable Sunderland and gun-toting chairmen
Mar 12, 2018
Where do Tottenham and PSG go from here? – Football Weekly Extra
01:05:41
Max Rushden and co discuss the Champions League, the battle for survival, a weekend preview and, er, John Hartson’s underwear habits
Mar 08, 2018
Chelsea walk into City's jaws, Arsenal fall again and the Pulis connection – Football Weekly
01:08:09
Max Rushden and co tackle one-sided games, decide which league is actually ‘the best league in the world’, footballing brothers and a Tony Pulis connection
Mar 05, 2018
The pod's Irish odyssey, VAR and best Welsh players – Football Weekly Extra
01:04:42
Max and the pod discuss yet more VAR silliness, Pep’s yellow ribbon, Neymar’s injury woes, Welsh greats and an epic journey across land and sea
Mar 01, 2018
Arsenal’s decade-long capitulation and Pardew on the brink – Football Weekly
01:17:12
Max and the pod discuss the Carabao Cup final, Mourinho’s game-changing substitutions, goalkeeping howlers, Sol Campbell’s self-confidence and more
Feb 26, 2018
Messi at Chelsea, messy at Wigan and much more – Football Weekly Extra
00:59:20
Max Rushden and co reflect on Manchester City’s FA Cup exit, Champions League action and Sunderland’s sausage-making facilities
Feb 22, 2018
Rochdale's road to Wembley, VAR shenanigans and taxi talk – Football Weekly
01:10:34
Max and co discuss the Juve of the north, more VAR teething problems, great headers, West Brom, players who are taller in real life and Mick McCarthy gifs
Feb 19, 2018
English sides excel, Ronaldo's wane and the failing PSG project - Football Weekly Extra
01:06:44
Max Rushden and co discuss a great week for English teams in the Champions League and why the away goal rule should be abolished
Feb 15, 2018
Tottenham take charge, super Salah and Derry goes – Football Weekly
01:18:52
Max and co discuss a very one-sided 1-0, Liverpool’s Egyptian king, Swansea’s miraculous resurgence and whether Barry could relegate Manchester City
Feb 12, 2018
Chelsea troubles, replays and a VAR flag fiasco – Football Weekly Extra
01:03:57
Max Rushden and co discuss the increasing woes for Antonio Conte, the deeper meaning of signing Patrice Evra and whether replays should be ditched
Feb 08, 2018
Magical Mo Salah, marvellous misses and celebrity barracking – Football Weekly
01:15:23
Max and the podders discuss Salah magic, flying starts for Arsenal new boys, Jordan Ayew’s undershorts and Birds of a Feather
Feb 05, 2018
Spurs sweep Manchester United aside, plus deadline-day delights – Football Weekly Extra
01:08:00
Max Rushden and co analyse the biggest transfers, the best of the midweek action and the culinary delight of locusts
Feb 01, 2018
FA Cup bad blood and the precociousness of youth – Football Weekly
01:00:23
Max and co cover the weekend FA Cup action, bad tackles, Neil Warnock’s geography lessons, the latest transfer activity and more
Jan 29, 2018
Phil Neville's tweets, Leeds United's new crest and the power of social media – Football Weekly Extra
01:05:10
Max Rushden and the panel reflect on the Carabao Cup semi-finals, the dangers of tweeting and ask what’s in a club’s badge?
Jan 25, 2018
Transfer swap shop, another stung Hornet and Lyon tamers – Football Weekly
01:18:43
Max Rushden and co talk January’s big transfer deal, Marco Silva’s sudden departure, PSG getting beaten in Ligue 1 and bloody selfies
Jan 22, 2018
VAR games, Alexis Sánchez and what next for Newcastle? – Football Weekly Extra
01:07:06
Max Rushden and co have their say on VAR’s latest outings, dig into some transfer rumours and uncover a secret about the retiring Ronaldinho
Jan 18, 2018
Liverpool spoil Manchester City's party, while Stoke and Wales have new arrivals – Football Weekly
01:18:34
Max and the pod talk Liverpool’s attacking verve, Arsenal’s no-hopers, new arrivals at Wales and Stoke, Cyrille Regis, VAR (again) and Cambridge United’s French connection
Jan 15, 2018
Carabao Cup semis, Coutinho's unveiling and VAR in action – Football Weekly Extra
00:58:32
Max Rushden and co discuss the best and worst of the League Cup, Philippe Coutinho’s grand unveiling and recall Tommy Lawton’s transfer deal
Jan 11, 2018
Philippe Coutinho's exit and the ever-decreasing importance of Theo Walcott – Football Weekly
00:59:02
Max and the panel discuss Arsenal’s embarrassment in Nottingham, Philippe Coutinho’s departure, Stephen Ireland’s worst day, Lukas Podolski’s kebab shop and Eric Lichaj’s close call
Jan 08, 2018
Wilshere's left foot, why Liverpool should sell Coutinho and 2018 so far – Football Weekly Extra
01:04:54
Max Rushden and co return to discuss a cracker at the Emirates, January transfers and Diego Costa’s weight loss regime
Jan 04, 2018
Liverpool splash the cash and is Kane's record a big deal? – Football Weekly Extra
01:02:46
Max Rushden and co assess whether Virgil van Dijk will save Liverpool’s defence, if George Weah will make a good president of Liberia and the significance of calendars in football
Dec 28, 2017
Christmas Carrolls and Sid's ham garage – Football Weekly
00:51:33
Max Rushden and co discuss a Friday night Christmas cracker, weaponised goal celebrations, an Italian club contriving to win as few points as possible and another title race as good as done
Dec 24, 2017
Bristol City in dreamland and Swansea in a spin – Football Weekly Extra
01:00:40
Max Rushden and co discuss a Carabao Cup cracker at Ashton Gate, Swansea’s predicament, and preview the festive fixtures
Dec 21, 2017
Ederson's distribution, levels of celebration and Sunderland – Football Weekly
01:11:31
Max and co discuss superior goalkeeper distribution, celebrations at both end of the enthusiasm scale, Celtic losing, Sunderland winning and Ryan Babel
Dec 18, 2017
Manchester City make history and Arsenal in 89 – Football Weekly Extra
01:05:08
Max Rushden returns as the panel talk Man City dominance, Liverpool’s toothless tendencies and how Arsenal’s 1989 title winners compare to the current crop
Dec 14, 2017
City slickers, Benteke's blunder and classic Allardyce – Football Weekly
01:07:17
Guest host Paul MacInnes and co cover Milkgate at Old Trafford, Big Sam Big Samming, and the team Sid Lowe thinks got the best Champions League draw
Dec 11, 2017
Liverpool lash in seven, the mask of Zorro and derby days – Football Weekly Extra
01:09:35
Elis James and co assess the Champions League last 16, how José Mourinho will approach the Manchester derby and the reason behind his first pub visit
Dec 07, 2017
Gunners misfire, Hull upheaval and Benevento scenes – Football Weekly
01:22:38
Guest host Jacqui Oatley and the panel discuss the Emirates ding-dong, Leonid Slutsky’s sad exit, a keeper’s 95th-minute diving header equaliser and more
Dec 04, 2017
Raheem Sterling, English managers and the World Cup draw – Football Weekly Extra
01:03:08
Max Rushden and co reveal the secret behind Raheem Sterling’s form, revel in Wayne Rooney’s long-range goal and look ahead to the World Cup draw
Nov 30, 2017
Terrible Toffees, Manchester City's marvels and Dyche's deep-thinking - Football Weekly
01:01:14
Max Rushden and co look back on an eventful weekend around the major European leagues
Nov 27, 2017
Liverpool's leaky defence, expected goals and expectant wives – Football Weekly Extra
00:55:02
Max Rushden and co run the rule over the midweek Champions League action and reveal why Edward Elgar would be turning in his grave
Nov 23, 2017
Pulis gone, Arsenal's bragging rights and Buffon's broken heart – Football Weekly
01:04:39
Max Rushden and co predict managerial merry go round movement, review the latest action and find out if Roman Burki has hit the headlines in Germany
Nov 20, 2017
Peru's party time, Irish sighs and the end of days – Football Weekly Extra
00:58:29
Max Rushden and co look back at the World Cup play-offs, ponder groups of death and preview the return of club football on a busy weekend of action
Nov 16, 2017
World Cup play-offs: the final race to reach Russia 2018 – Football Weekly
01:04:04
Max Rushden and co review Northern Ireland’s heartbreak, the other play-off first legs and wonder who will round off the final 32 for Russia 2018
Nov 13, 2017
World Cup play-offs, Moyes is back in town and vexatious VARs – Football Weekly Extra
01:18:41
Max Rushden and his merry men assess those nations left in the race for Russia 2018, what happens next at Everton and plenty more besides
Nov 09, 2017
Slaven Bilic gone while Manchester City cruise on – Football Weekly
01:02:03
Max Rushden and co reflect on Slaven Bilic’s departure, Super Sunday and find out which Ghanaian clubs have the biggest rivalry
Nov 06, 2017
Super Spurs, Sunderland in a state and David Squires – Football Weekly Extra
01:08:22
Max Rushden and co pick over the Champions League bones, preview an enticing weekend and get inside the mind of cartoonist David Squires
Nov 02, 2017
England’s U-17 glory, the dashing Blades and a keeper caught short – Football Weekly
01:19:23
Max Rushden and co on the weekend’s action from the Premier League and further afield, a World Cup win for England, a symbolic victory in Spain and the best minute you’ll watch all weekend
Oct 30, 2017
Weightless balls and the weight of expectation – Football Weekly Extra
00:58:32
Max Rushden and co discuss the week’s Carabao Cup action, if Leicester have appointed the right man and what the exploits of England’s U-17s tell us
Oct 26, 2017
Koeman given the chop at Everton and Lovren thrown under the bus – Football Weekly
01:14:50
Max Rushden and the pod discuss the weekend’s results, the cutoff age for crowdsurfing, fine young centre backs and managers making examples out of players
Oct 23, 2017
English teams get their Champions League groove back – Football Weekly Extra
01:07:02
Max Rushden and co discuss English teams’ success so far in the Champions League, a shambolic day for the FA and look ahead to the weekend’s action
Oct 19, 2017
From Zaha to Mourinho: the Premier League happiness index – Football Weekly
01:09:20
Max Rushden and co on the upsets at Palace and Watford, Ronald Koeman’s embarrassment of riches, Andy Carroll’s thinking and naked Norwegians
Oct 16, 2017
Crunch time in Cardiff and Scottish genetics – Football Weekly
00:54:36
Max Rushden and the pod discuss England’s tedium, Wales’s singing, Niger’s team picture, Scotland’s genetics and So Solid Crew
Oct 09, 2017
Bale woes, the power of Babel and Icelandic wickets – Football Weekly Extra
01:10:55
Max Rushden and the gang discuss Gareth Bale’s calf, Iceland’s cricket pitches, Burkina Faso’s squad depth, Ryan Babel, Yeovil Town and more
Oct 05, 2017
Fabian Delph and the rise of the full-backs – Football Weekly
01:20:27
Max Rushden and the pod look at Manchester City’s newest weapon, more Palace woe, Burnley’s rise, Barcelona, Nadia Nadim and the Norwegian league
Oct 02, 2017
Champions League review and the importance of analytics – Football Weekly Extra
01:16:51
Max Rushden and the panel review all the latest action, debate whether Harry Kane is world class and look ahead to the weekend’s Premier League fixtures
Sep 28, 2017
The Oumar Niasse appreciation edition – Football Weekly
01:08:52
Max Rushden and co review the weekend of Premier League football, the key action around Europe and look ahead to another packed midweek fixture list
Sep 25, 2017
Mark Sampson sacked and the Carabao Cup – Football Weekly Extra
01:04:33
Max Rushden and co look at the big stories of the week, plus the midweek action, via Rio Ferdinand getting in the ring and a painful Spurs song
Sep 21, 2017
Champagne supernova football as Manchester clubs stand apart – Football Weekly
01:16:14
Max Rushden and his crew of merry pundits take the time to consider a Manchester revival, Liverpool’s frailty and another look at Wolves hot-takes
Sep 18, 2017
Power and the money, money and the power – Football Weekly Extra
00:59:03
Max Rushden and the pod squad review the midweek Champions League action and look ahead to another weekend in the Premier League
Sep 14, 2017
Controversial dismissals at both ends of the Premier League – Football Weekly
00:58:45
Max Rushden and the gang return with a roundup of the weekend’s action, some choice adjectives and an honest appraisal of Max’s abilities
Sep 11, 2017
Urinating into a swimming pool from a great height – Football Weekly Extra
01:02:21
Max Rushden and the pod bring you the latest from the World Cup qualifiers, and look forward to this weekend’s Premier League action
Sep 07, 2017
Passion on the pitch or points on the board? – Football Weekly
00:48:35
Max Rushden and the gang are here to bring you up to speed on the state of play around the world when it comes to booking flights to Russia next summer
Sep 04, 2017
Deadline deals and World Cup qualifiers – Football Weekly Extra
01:01:25
Max Rushden and co return to review the movers and shakers on deadline day and preview a crucial round of World Cup qualifiers around the globe
Sep 01, 2017
Familiar scenes for Arsenal fans as Sánchez walks alone – Football Weekly
00:56:52
Max Rushden’s back with some more apologies for anyone he’s recently offended, and he’s brought along Barry Glendenning, Paul MacInnes and Jonathan Wilson to bear witness and review the most recent footballing action
Aug 28, 2017
Liverpool cruise, Wilshere bruise and tunnel views – Football Weekly Extra
00:56:16
Cambridge United’s third most famous fan Max Rushden is joined for Football Weekly Extra by Guardian football editor Marcus Christenson, Shay Given apologist Paul Doyle and rally-driving commentator Philippe Auclair
Aug 24, 2017
Is 'the Wembley curse' fake news? – Football Weekly
00:50:30
Cambridge United’s most famous fan Max Rushden is joined today by Paolo Bandini, Jacob Steinberg and, making his pod debut, Ed Aarons
Aug 21, 2017
Liverpool beat the Hoff and the Jonny Evans puzzle – Football Weekly Extra
00:46:44
Putting the ‘extra’ in Football Weekly Extra this week are presenter Max Rushden and his cast of experts, Barry Glendenning, Jacob Steinberg and Paul MacInnes
Aug 17, 2017
Goals, petulance and absent defences: the Premier League is back! – Football Weekly
00:54:16
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Paolo Bandini to look back at the Premier League’s opening weekend, and forward to Liverpool’s chances in the Champions League play-off• Premier League: 10 talking points from the opening weekend’s action
Aug 14, 2017
The big Premier League kick-off – Football Weekly Extra
00:54:59
Max Rushden and the pod chew over Danny Rose, Premier League surprise packages and mid-table worries, plus the worst thing you can do on the pitch
Aug 10, 2017
Neymar, Euro 2017 and a Championship preview – Football Weekly
01:01:38
Our brand new presenter Max Rushden is joined by the loyal Barry Glendenning, the devoted Gregg Bakowski and the faithful Jonathan Wilson for the first Football Weekly of the 2017-18 football season
Aug 03, 2017
Germany too hot for Chile as they also rain on Spain's parade - Football Weekly
00:26:58
The podders evaluate Germany’s double success as they emerge victorious at both the Confederations Cup and the Euro U21s
Jul 02, 2017
Black magic, white lies and Germany in two finals – Football Weekly Extra
00:48:11
The podders muse on the ever-mighty Germans. Plus, the Garcia report, the Portuguese witch doctor scandal and Sunderland finally appointing a manager
Jun 30, 2017
Confederations Cup, the Euro U-21s and more – Football Weekly
00:37:18
The podders preview England v Germany in the Euro U-21s. Plus, the latest Confederations Cup news and all you need to know about Mauricio Pellegrino
Jun 26, 2017
Liverpool, Leyton Orient and Love Island – Football Weekly Extra
00:38:58
The podders discuss Leyton Orient’s latest owner and football’s dalliances with Love Island. Obviously. Plus all the latest transfer news, including Liverpool splashing the cash on Mohammed Salah
Jun 23, 2017