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    Chelsea maintain bragging rights over Spurs, following yet more VAR controversy at Palace...

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2022 78:40

    Your football calls with Robbie Savage and Chris Sutton. Phone 08085 909693 free from mobiles and landlines. Text 85058 at your standard message rate. Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

    Watch out for Wolves, Magpies and Red Devils.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 22, 2022 97:40

    Chris and Robbie took your calls following Saturday's football action. Leeds and Newcastle fans called in to discuss the fallout of a victory for the Magpies whilst Manchester United supporters celebrated a late, late win and Wolves fans feted Lage's charges. There was another edition of Gone in 60 Suttons as we looked ahead to Chelsea vs Tottenham whilst The Wanderer was rocked by controversy. This show originally aired on BBC Radio 5 Live on January 22nd 2022.

    Fantasy 606: An exclusive from Spencer Owen and making mooooves for Coutinho?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 49:20

    Alistair Bruce-Ball, Chris Sutton and Statman Dave are back for your weekly dose of fantasy football advice. This week they discuss all the ‘luck' around at the moment due to postponements in the Premier League as well as if Aston Villa players could be the way forward for your fantasy team. Plus Hashtag United founder Spencer Owen joins the pod to chat about his fantasy football season and represent the rest of the world in a game of Sutton Death.

    Who will be next for Everton after the sacking of Rafa Benitez, and will Manchester City dominate for the next decade?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2022 103:12

    Your football calls with Robbie Savage and Chris Sutton. Phone 08085 909693 free from mobiles and landlines. Text 85058 at your standard message rate. Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

    No parties at Everton, Newcastle or Manchester United.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2022 96:14

    Robbie and Chris took your calls following Saturday's football action. Everton fans called in after seeing yet another defeat under Benitez whilst Newcastle and Manchester United supporters bemoaned disappointing results for their teams. No postponement for Gone in 60 Suttons as we looked ahead to West Ham United vs Leeds United and there was another round of The Wanderer for Robbie to tackle. This show originally aired on BBC Radio 5 Live on January 15th 2022.

    Fantasy 606: Stiff throat, sieve head and Kane gains

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 50:34

    Ali Bruce-Ball, Chris Sutton and Statman Dave look ahead to week 22 of Fantasy Football. This week they're joined by Ryan and Mark from the Football Fanalytics podcast where we look at how expected goals and expected threat can influence FPL. Which players will you need to take out because of injury? And who is best to get into your side for the Double Gameweek?

    Nottingham Forest dump Arsenal out of the FA Cup, and VAR controversy at West Ham v Leeds...

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2022 100:43

    Your football calls with Robbie Savage and Chris Sutton. Phone 08085 909693 free from mobiles and landlines. Text 85058 at your standard message rate. Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

    08/01/2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2022 47:58

    Your football calls with Robbie Savage and Chris Sutton. Phone 08085 909693 free from mobiles and landlines. Text 85058 at your standard message rate. Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

    Fantasy 606: Are you swapping Salah?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 48:50

    Ali Bruce-Ball, Chris Sutton and Statman Dave look over the festive fixtures and see who is the most improved player of fantasy football. With AFCON starting and lots of players injured, find out whether it's best to leave Mo Salah in your team or who to replace him with. Plus, BBC commentator Vicki Sparks joins the podcast for a game of Sutton Death against Ali, in a battle of the commentators.

    Is the title race over after Chelsea and Liverpool draw at the bridge?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2022 82:41

    Chelsea and Liverpool play out thrilling draw leaving some Manchester City fans saying the title race is over! Your football calls with Robbie Savage and Chris Sutton. Phone 08085 909693 free from mobiles and landlines. Text 85058 at your standard message rate. Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

    01/01/2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 2022 98:09

    Your football calls with Robbie Savage and Chris Sutton plus Crystal Palace v West Ham updates. Phone 08085 909693 free from mobiles and landlines. Text 85058 at your standard message rate. Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

    Manchester United, better or worse with Ronaldo? West Ham are on the up but are Leeds and Norwich on the way down?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 100:48

    Your football calls with Robbie Savage and Chris Sutton. Phone 08085 909693 free from mobiles and landlines. Text 85058 at your standard message rate. Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

    Boxing Day treats: Man City share 9 goals with Leicester and Arsenal grab 5 at Norwich

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 26, 2021 94:41

    It was a Boxing Day goalfest as Robbie Savage and Chris Sutton reacted to big wins for Manchester City and Arsenal. Elsewhere, West Ham's Champions League hopes suffered a dent as they lost 2-3 at home to Southampton and Tottenham continued their charge under Antonio Conte with a 3-0 win over Crystal Palace. The guys also bring you another memorable footballer in The Wanderer. This show originally aired on BBC Radio 5 Live on December 26th 2021.

    Fantasy 606: The ‘super immunity' opportunity and good first impressions

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 52:36

    Alistair Bruce-Ball, Chris Sutton and Statman Dave are back for the final time in 2021. The guys discuss whether the impact of covid on Premier League fixtures could be a big opportunity for FPL managers and why 'super immunity' might be a key factor in long-term transfer strategy. And we're joined by some very special guests, with Jurgen Klopp, Mikel Arteta, Arsene Wenger and Andy Murray all making an appearance in the form of actor, comedian and impressionist Luke Kempner, who takes on Statman in a festive-themed game of Sutton Death.

    Reigning champions Manchester City move three points clear at the summit, as Liverpool are held in thriller at Spurs...

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2021 78:39

    Your football calls with Robbie Savage and Chris Sutton. Phone 08085 909693 free from mobiles and landlines. Text 85058 at your standard message rate. Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

    18/12/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 18, 2021 97:03

    With a raft of fixtures postponed in the Premier League, the fans of lower league clubs kept the phone lines busy with plenty of talking points from Saturday's fixtures whilst there was a good result for the Gunners away at Elland Rd. There's another festive footballer in The Wanderer, a look ahead to Sunday's Tottenham Hotspur - Liverpool clash in Gone In 60 Suttons and some feedback on the match-day refreshments at Macclesfield. This show originally aired on BBC Radio 5 Live on December 18th 2021.

    Fantasy 606: Bruce implosion, hot tub commotion and coastal erosion

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 51:26

    Alistair Bruce-Ball, Chris Sutton and Statman Dave are back for more fantasy football fun. Bruce has a big apology to make for Chris and Dave after a complete capitulation at the weekend, so should he resign? Chris demands the FPL award him points for games that have been postponed due to covid. And ol' big head, or John Acres as he's better known on air, joins the guys for a game of Sutton Death.

    606 x F1

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 12, 2021 70:15

    We try to take your calls on the day's football but with developing news in Abu Dhabi, Robbie and Chris are joined from the pit lane by Jennie Gow and Steve Steve Crossman. Your football calls with Robbie Savage and Chris Sutton. Phone 08085 909693 free from mobiles and landlines. Text 85058 at your standard message rate. Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

    All horses still in the race

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2021 101:49

    Robbie Savage and Chris Sutton took your calls on all of Saturday's action Big wins for Man City, Liverpool and Chelsea keep the fans entertained, Arsenal fans bemoan the club captain, whilst there's a wider look at this season's liberal helping of simulation - with Mo Salah the subject of some heated debate. There's another memorable footballer in The Wanderer and we look ahead to Leicester City - Newcastle Utd in Gone in 60 Suttons. This show originally aired on BBC Radio 5 Live on December 11th 2021

    Fantasy 606: Formation rotation and Silva linings

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 52:02

    Alistair Bruce-Ball, Chris Sutton and Statman Dave are back for more fantasy football fun. The guys discuss which formations are helping FPL managers score the highest number of points and whether it's time for Chris to get rid of Harry Kane. And listener Brandon joins us for a rather controversial game of Sutton Death.

    Red Fred redemption as Ralph takes the wheel

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2021 51:21

    Your football calls with Robbie Savage and Chris Sutton. Phone 08085 909693 free from mobiles and landlines. Text 85058 at your standard message rate. Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

    Hammers nailed on for top four?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 4, 2021 99:11

    After a huge win for West Ham their fans were delighted but Chelsea's feared the worst. Meanwhile Liverpool fans eyed the title, as do those on the blue side of Manchester. Plus there's a look across the leagues and the FA Cup too. There's another memorable footballer in The Wanderer and we look ahead to Monday's Everton - Arsenal game in Gone In 60 Suttons. This show originally aired on BBC Radio 5 Live on December 4th 2021

    Fantasy 606: Statman returns and differential potential

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 52:38

    Alistair Bruce-Ball, Chris Sutton and Statman Dave are back for more fantasy football fun. Statman is back in the starting line-up after passing a late fitness test at his clinic... and he's got a few bones to pick with Bruce and Chris. The guys discuss which less popular players FPL managers might want to bring in ahead of the busy festive schedule and which Manchester United players could rack up the points under Ralf Rangnick. A mystery guest joins us for another intense game of Sutton Death and a lucky listener is drawn to play in next week's pod.

    Jorginho rescues a point for Chelsea at the Bridge, but Carrick leaves interim manager post undefeated...

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2021 81:04

    Your football calls with Robbie Savage and Chris Sutton. Phone 08085 909693 free from mobiles and landlines. Text 85058 at your standard message rate. Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

    Can Ralf rouse the Red Devils?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 27, 2021 99:42

    As Manchester United look set to appoint Ralf Rangnick, callers debate whether his gegenpressing style will suit Ronaldo & co. Elsewhere, Aston Villa fans are delighted with Steven Gerrard's start and one fan thinks Tony Mowbray is masterminding a Rovers return to the Premier League. There's another memorable footballer in The Wanderer and we look ahead to Sunday's Chelsea vs Manchester United game in Gone In 60 Suttons. This show originally aired on BBC Radio 5 Live on November 27th 2021.

    Fantasy 606: Founding Father of FPL and fraudulent Foster?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 48:23

    Alistair Bruce-Ball and Chris Sutton are back for more fantasy football fun. With Statman Dave ruled out by his own clinic due to illness, Nick from the Who Got The Assist? podcast steps in to give us his FPL expertise and insight ahead of gameweek 13. We hear why Chris should be regarded as one of the founding fathers of FPL and why there may be no Fantasy 606 pod today without him. The guys discuss how to deal with Pep Guardiola's rotation policy at Manchester City and what to do about Michail Antonio. And Jermaine Beckford drops by to reflect on his dramatic win over Leon Osman in the Head to Head league and he takes on Chris in a very competitive game of Sutton Death.

    Ole's out, United fans react

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2021 79:52

    We hear from Manchester United fans as Ole leaves Old Trafford plus reaction after wins for Manchester City and Spurs. Your football calls with Robbie Savage and Chris Sutton. Phone 08085 909693 free from mobiles and landlines. Text 85058 at your standard message rate. Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

    Tinkerman Tailors Solskjaer's Bye?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2021 96:19

    After a huge win for Watford the lines lit up with enraged Manchester United fans calling for the manager to be sacked. Meanwhile Watford, Aston Villa, and Norwich fans were delighted. There's another memorable footballer in The Wanderer and we look ahead to Sunday's Tottenham Hotspur - Leeds game in Gone In 60 Suttons. This show originally aired on BBC Radio 5 Live on November 20th 2021.

    Fantasy 606: Manager mindset and copying Chris

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 47:54

    Alistair Bruce-Ball, Chris Sutton and Statman Dave are joined by author of The Mind Game, Ross Dowsett, to look ahead to another week of fantasy football. Ross uses his research into the psychology behind FPL to figure out what type of manager each person is and whether Ali, Chris and Dave should make their key decisions in the morning or evening. Plus, is Ali copying Chris by making the same transfer as him two weeks running?

    72+ Football League Takeover

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2021 102:13

    Your football calls with Aaron Paul and Clinton Morrison. Phone 08085 909693 free from mobiles and landlines. Text 85058 at your standard message rate. Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

    Fantasy 606: Forwards on strike, FPL etiquette and time to risk Ronaldo?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 45:13

    Alistair Bruce-Ball, Chris Sutton and Statman Dave are back for another week of fantasy football fun. This week, the guys discuss strikers not scoring enough points for FPL managers and Ali's controversial stroke of genius with Emile Smith-Rowe in gameweek 11. Az from Fantasy Football Scout joins us to chat why he's thinking of captaining Ronaldo after the international break and he takes on Chris in a game of Sutton Death.

    Ole in the pressure cooker and Daniel ditched by Delia

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2021 100:23

    Robbie Savage and Chris Sutton took your calls on all of Saturday's football action. Manchester United fans lamented their team's performance in a lacklustre defeat to rivals Manchester City, whilst supporters from the blue half of Manchester celebrated. We heard from Middlesbrough fans as they discussed the sacking of manager Neil Warnock and from Norwich City fans as they reacted to a rollercoaster of a day. There was a look ahead to Conte's first league game in charge of Spurs against Everton in Gone in 60 Suttons, and it's Chris' turn to work out The Wanderer. This show originally aired on BBC Radio 5 Live on 6th November 2021

    Fantasy 606: Cathedrals, statements and how to lose a gold medal

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 50:36

    Alistair Bruce-Ball, Chris Sutton and Statman Dave are back for another week of fantasy footballing fun. This week it's all about whether Conte can turn around Tottenham's form and make Kane and Son key targets for fantasy football managers. Olympic gold medallist Mark Hunter joins the pod to compare times with Chris as well as take him on in a game of Sutton Death.

    Struggling Villa hammered by the Hammers, Nuno in danger of the chop, and can Norwich avoid the drop?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2021 81:25

    Your football calls with Robbie Savage and Chris Sutton. Phone 08085 909693 free from mobiles and landlines. Text 85058 at your standard message rate. Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

    Man City stumble, Liverpool look lacklustre, Arsenal answer their critics, and Chelsea charge on

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2021 96:03

    Robbie Savage and Chris Sutton took your calls on all of Saturday's football action. Man City fans bemoaned a lack of striker as their team lost 2-0 to Crystal Palace, whilst Arsenal fans feel Arteta is turning things around. We heard from excited Chelsea fans who think the title is coming to West London, but in North London the Spurs fans aren't too keen on their manager. There was a look ahead at relegation 6-pointer in Gone in 60 Suttons, and it's Robbie's turn to guess who's the mystery man in The Wanderer. This show originally aired on BBC Radio 5 Live on October 30th 2021.

    Fantasy 606: Resignation letters and differential decisions

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 47:39

    Alistair Bruce-Ball, Chris Sutton and Statman Dave discuss why Chris can't go back on Salah, Dave's wildcard decision and captaining Kevin De Bruyne. Kelly Somers joins the pod to discuss her season so far, her win over Statman Dave and to play a game of Sutton Death. Plus, Dr Dave's injury clinic is open for business, bringing the listeners the latest on Mbeumo, Vardy and Raphinha.

    Liverpool hit 5 at Old Trafford as pressure mounts on Ole

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2021 62:09

    Manchester United & Liverpool fans instant reaction after Liverpool hit 5 at Old Trafford. We hear from fans who left early and their thoughts on the future of the United manager. We also hear from Jürgen Klopp, Virgil van Dijk and Ole Gunnar Solskjær.

    Seventh Heaven for The Blues

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2021 97:10

    We heard from delighted Chelsea supporters following their emphatic win at home to Norwich. Everton fans were in dismay after a big loss to Watford. Norwich fans remained hopeful, Arsenal fans grew with confidence, and Charlton fans reacted to the sacking of their manager. There was a look ahead to Manchester United vs Liverpool in Gone in 60 Suttons, and this week's edition of The Wanderer has Chris guessing another well-travelled player. This show originally aired on BBC Radio 5 Live on October 23rd 2021.

    Fantasy 606: Lukaku replacements

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 51:08

    Alistair Bruce-Ball, Chris Sutton and Statman Dave discuss all the latest from the fantasy footballing world including offering alternatives to Lukaku. Former Brighton, Crystal Palace and Bournemouth striker Glenn Murray joins the pod for an update on his team as well as a game of Sutton Death against an undefeated Statman Dave. Plus, find out about Ali's trip to Bruges and how Chris deals with insects in his house.

    Ten man Newcastle beaten by Spurs. Are the richest club in the world heading for relegation?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2021 60:30

    Your football calls with Robbie Savage and Chris Sutton. Phone 08085 909693 free from mobiles and landlines. Text 85058 at your standard message rate. Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

    Ole out-foxed, Salah slaloms Hornets and Wolves bite back.

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 101:54

    Robbie Savage and Chris Sutton took your calls on all of Saturday's football action. We heard from disappointed Manchester United supporters following defeat to Leicester. Liverpool fans waxed lyrical after a 5-0 win and another Salah solo stunner. Villa and Wolves fans picked the bones out of a dramatic West Midlands derby whilst Leeds fans discussed a worrying result. There was a look ahead to newly Newcastle vs Spurs in Gone in 60 Suttons, and this week's edition of The Wanderer is had Robbie guessing. This show originally aired on BBC Radio 5 Live on October 16th 2021.

    Fantasy 606: We've been expecting you...Mr Bond

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 47:12

    Alistair Bruce-Ball, Chris Sutton and Statman Dave are back for another episode filled with all the best fantasy football tips and tricks. They discuss the issues surrounding players on international duty and coming back to play for their clubs. Plus, for the first time ever, a listener plays Sutton Death.

    Is a biennial World Cup a good idea for football, or would it be overkill?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2021 75:57

    Your football calls with Alistair Bruce-Ball and Chris Sutton. Phone 08085 909693 free from mobiles and landlines. Text 85058 at your standard message rate. Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

    Fantasy 606: ‘Jekyll and Hyde'

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 50:29

    Alistair Bruce-Ball, Chris Sutton and Statman Dave discuss another week of fantasy football. They talk fantasy terminology and the importance of having an ‘enabler' in your side. Is now the time for Chris to end his loyalty to Harry Kane? And should Dave start to take his own advice on transfers? Plus Radio 2's Mike Williams, joins the pod to play Sutton Death.

    Salah scores stunner for Liverpool in Anfield draw, and what is going on at Watford?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2021 80:27

    Your football calls with Robbie Savage and Chris Sutton. Phone 08085 909693 free from mobiles and landlines. Text 85058 at your standard message rate. Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

    Toffees trouble Ole, Brighton rock Arsenal and a sweet victory for Coventry

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2021 102:15

    Robbie Savage and Chris Sutton took your calls on all of Saturday's football action. We heard from Manchester United supporters following a tricky fixture against Benitez's Everton. Arsenal fans gave their opinions on their club's clash against Brighton and fans of clubs across the divisions talked through their results on Saturday including jubilant Coventry City fans. There was a look ahead to Liverpool vs Manchester City in Gone in 60 Suttons, and this week's edition of The Wanderer is short but sweet. This show originally aired on BBC Radio 5 Live on October 2nd 2021.

    Fantasy 606: Is now the time to play your wildcard?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 47:30

    Alistair Bruce-Ball, Chris Sutton and Statman Dave bring you the latest from the fantasy footballing world. They discuss whether now is the right time to play your wildcard and whether having 2 players from Chelsea and Manchester City could be beneficial. They run through their options for Captain and whether your choice could get you some bonus points. Plus 72+ presenter Aaron Paul, joins the pod for that all important Sutton Death rematch.

    Fantasy 606: Should Chris keep Kane?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 49:58

    Alistair Bruce-Ball, Chris Sutton and Statman Dave reunite after another gameweek in the fantasy footballing world. They discuss whether Chris should ditch Harry Kane or captain him as well as if Sarr or Saint-Maximin are good assets to get in your team. 72+ presenter Aaron Paul joins the pod to discuss his start to the season and represents the rest of the world as he plays Ali in Sutton Death.

    Chelsea take three points at Spurs, as Mark Noble's late penalty is denied by DeGea. Was he not 'warm' enough to take it?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2021 81:43

    Your football calls with Robbie Savage and Chris Sutton. Phone 08085 909693 free from mobiles and landlines. Text 85058 at your standard message rate. Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

    Highs and Lows across the Football Leagues

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2021 100:29

    We hear from fans across the football leagues discussing the day's results as well as reflections on how the clubs are being run, in light of the news that Derby County are set to go into administration. There's a look ahead to Spurs v Chelsea with Gone In 60, and our Wanderer this week stumps Robbie. The show originally aired on BBC Radio 5 Live on September 18th 2021

    Fantasy 606: Stark truths, wildcard drafts and Postman Pat

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 51:28

    Alistair Bruce-Ball, Chris Sutton and Statman Dave bring you the latest from the fantasy footballing world. They chat through Chris and Ollie's draft wildcard team as well as premium strike force options. Also Chris Stark joins the pod to celebrate his H2H win and play Chris Sutton in Sutton Death.

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