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The Football Weekly pod squad bring you a twice-weekly dose of puns and punditry, news and analysis from the Premier League and beyond throughout the 2017-18 season

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    Arsenal blow up in race for top four and praise for Jake Daniels – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 51:37

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Philippe Auclair as Newcastle beat Arsenal to make their hopes of a top-four finish seem very unlikely. Plus, Chris Paouros joins us to talk about Jake Daniels - the first active British male professional footballer to publicly come out. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Another Wembley win for Liverpool and Emma Hayes doubles up - Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 54:27

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Gregg Bakowski and Jonathan Wilson as Liverpool make it two out of four at Wembley on their quest for the Quadruple this season and Chelsea's Women win the Double. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Holding sees red as Spurs heat up the race for fourth – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 56:26

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jordan Jarrett-Bryan and Nick Ames to discuss the north London derby and Nick's time with the Ukrainian national team. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    De Bruyne hits Wolves for four and Celtic make it 10 in 11 – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 60:14

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, John Brewin, Lucy Ward and Jim Burke to discuss all the midweek Premier League action as well Celtic's triumph in the Scottish Premiership. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Reds blink first in Premier League and it's a blue day in WSL – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 59:31

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay, Troy Townsend and Suzy Wrack to discuss all the weekend's Premier League action as well as another WSL title win for Chelsea. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Ibrox rocks but West Ham fade in Frankfurt - Football Weekly Extra

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 53:13

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Archie Rhind-Tutt as the Europa League and Conference League semis conclude. Plus Colin McMillan from the Rangers podcast Heart and Hand joins. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Rodrygo rocks City as Madrid refuse to be put away – Football Weekly Extra

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 54:26

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Nedum Onuoha, Philippe Auclair and Sid Lowe after another classic Champions League clash between Real Madrid and Manchester City. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Liverpool into Paris final and Bournemouth are back – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 50:40

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini and Simon Burnton as Liverpool confirm their place in the Champions League final. Plus, Ben Fisher joins to reflect on Bournemouth's promotion. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Everton re-energised while Leeds look limp – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 57:42

    Max Rushden is joined by Jonathan Wilson, Robyn Cowen and Jonathan Liew after a weekend of Premier League football that saw Leeds's relegation worries deepen. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Have West Ham's Europa League hopes gone up in smoke? – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 52:20

    Max Rushden, Nick Ames, Archie Rhind-Tutt and Jonathan Fadugba discuss the first legs in both the Europa League and Europa Conference League semis, plus down the running order is Manchester United v Chelsea. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Superlatives for Liverpool and the plight of Oldham – Football Weekly Extra

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 56:11

    Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Mark Langdon, Lars Sivertsen and Sid Lowe recap Liverpool's win over Villarreal. Plus, author and journalist Mike Keegan joins us for an update on the fall and fall of Oldham Athletic. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Manchester City, Real Madrid and a Champions League classic – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 54:31

    Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini and Sid Lowe look back at a barnstorming first leg. Plus Calum Jacobs joins to discuss his book A New Formation: How Black Footballers Shaped the Modern Game. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Are Everton going down? - Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 55:49

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jordan Jarrett-Bryan and Paul MacInnes after a weekend on Premier League action that saw Arsenal reclaim 4th spot and Burnley climb out of the bottom three.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Arsenal back in business and Newcastle in tune – Football Weekly Extra

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 59:48

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Troy Townsend and Nedum Onuoha to discuss the midweek Premier League action … and bigger issues. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Liverpool reinforce gulf in class with Manchester United – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 55:24

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, John Brewin and Ben Fisher after Liverpool thrash Manchester United and the Football League season draws closer to its conclusion. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Liverpool and Chelsea set up another final face-off – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 54:03

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Ed Aarons and Jonathan Wilson after a busy weekend of Premier League and FA Cup action. Plus Ewan Murray joins to discuss the Scottish Cup semi-finals. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    The Champions League: and then there were four – Football Weekly Extra

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 56:16

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini and Philippe Auclair after a spicy affair in Madrid and a sort-of-thriller at Anfield. Plus Suzy Wrack joins for the latest on Northern Ireland Women's Kenny Shiels. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    A Real thriller in Madrid and Emery's Villarreal masterclass – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 54:51

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertson, Sid Lowe and Archie Rhind-Tutt to discuss the Champions League quarter-final drama. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    The greatest game in the greatest league in the world? – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 62:49

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay, and John Brewin to discuss the weekend's Premier League action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Everton in deep trouble and brilliant Benzema – Football Weekly Extra

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2022 57:08

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Mark Langdon and Archie Rhind-Tutt after a night of Spanish success and another game to forget for Frank Lampard's side. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Wins for Liverpool and City but Arsenal embarrassed at Palace – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2022 50:56

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Jonathan Fadugba to discuss the Champions League quarter-final games and more. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Brilliant Brentford, super Spurs and the World Cup draw is set – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 56:51

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Robyn Cowen to discuss a busy weekend of action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    The World Cup draw and a record clásico – Football Weekly Extra

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2022 51:35

    Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Paul MacInnes, Jordan Jarrett-Bryan and Suzy Wrack to discuss the upcoming 2022 World Cup draw and an historic night at the Camp Nou in the Women's Champions League. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    World Cup qualifiers decided, England win and laser pens – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 56:18

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Paul Watson and Jonathan Liew after World Cup qualifiers were decided and England beat Ivory Coast. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Welsh wonders, Italian woe and Kane's England record – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 28, 2022 49:25

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay and Ben Fisher after a weekend of international football. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Is this Wales' biggest game for 64 years? - Football Weekly Extra | Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2022 57:17

    Faye Carruthers is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson, Nedum Onuoha to preview the upcoming international fixtures. Plus Suzy Wrack joins for a Women's Champions League round-up.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Will Barcelona's clásico win be a turning point? – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2022 56:33

    Faye Carruthers is joined by Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini, Philippe Auclair and Sid Lowe to cover the biggest stories from around Europe. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Harry Kane heroics and frustrated Frank Lampard – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 21, 2022 53:00

    Faye Carruthers is joined by Barry Glendenning, Troy Townsend and John Brewin after a weekend of Premier League and FA Cup action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Chelsea stand firm and Villarreal rock Juventus – Football Weekly Extra

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2022 50:33

    Faye Carruthers is joined by Nick Ames, Nicky Bandini and Jordan Jarrett-Bryan after Wednesday's Champions League and Premier League action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Manchester United bow out and Chelsea's statement saga – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2022 54:36

    Faye Carruthers, Simon Burnton, Lars Sivertsen, Jonathan Fadugba and Sid Lowe are on the pod as Atlético knock Manchester United out of Europe. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    A strange Stamford Bridge backdrop to Chelsea v Newcastle – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 14, 2022 56:42

    Faye Carruthers is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Robyn Cowen after another eventful weekend in the Premier League.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    What next at Chelsea as Abramovich hit by sanctions? – Football Weekly Extra

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2022 51:15

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Philippe Auclair to discuss Chelsea's future amid breaking news. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Liverpool look up but are Everton going down? – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2022 47:10

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini and Mark Langdon to discuss the latest domestic and Champions League action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    ‘In Ukraine we speak only about war, not football' – Football Weekly Special

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2022 21:14

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning and Nick Ames to speak to Mladen Bartulovic, assistant coach of Ukrainian side Inhulets Petrove. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    A Manchester derby to savour (for some) – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 7, 2022 54:33

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay and Troy Townsend after a busy weekend of Premier League action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    What will be Roman Abramovich's Chelsea legacy? – Football Weekly Extra

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2022 49:42

    Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Katie Shanahan and Jonathan Liew discuss the latest at Chelsea and more midweek FA Cup fixtures. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Magic Middlesbrough and is it the end of Roman's reign? – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2022 55:10

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jordan Jarrett-Bryan and Paul MacInnes to discuss the latest in the FA Cup and Premier League and speak to Rob Davies about how gambling conquered Britain. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Liverpool's Wembley win and fans unite to support Ukraine – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 28, 2022 65:33

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson, Nedum Onuoha and Andrew Todos to discuss the latest games and football's ever-changing relationship with Russia. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Elanga saves Manchester United and Conte's Spurs woes – Football Weekly Extra

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2022 55:06

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen, John Brewin, Sid Lowe and Suzy Wrack to discuss the latest Champions League and Premier League action, plus England's victory in the Arnold Clark Cup. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Havertz steps up as Lukaku feels the chill at Chelsea – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2022 55:14

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini, Jonathan Fadugba and Ewan Murray after another midweek round of Champions League fixtures. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Kane and Spurs blow Premier League title race wide open – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 21, 2022 56:51

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay, and Seb Hutchinson to discuss the weekend's Premier League action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Bayern Munich's ‘mini-crisis' and Liverpool roll on – Football Weekly Extra

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2022 54:13

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini, and Archie Rhind-Tutt to discuss the latest Champions League action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Manchester City and Kylian Mbappé look magnifique – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2022 56:38

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair, Mark Langdon and Sid Lowe to discuss the latest Champions League action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    As Manchester United falter again, will Wolves go fourth? - Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 14, 2022 55:10

    Max Rushden is joined by Jonathan Wilson, Troy Townsend and Paul MacInnes after a busy weekend at both ends of the Premier League table. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Weekend: episode two of a new podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 12, 2022 49:39

    Ease into the weekend with our brand new podcast, showcasing some of the best Guardian and Observer writing from the week, read by talented narrators. In this episode, Marina Hyde looks at the new additions to Downing Street (ms), Hadley Freeman interviews Hollywood actor Will Arnett (ms), Sirin Kale tries her hand at quiz show Mastermind (ms), and David Robson examines why we're so stressed about stress (ms). If you like what you hear, subscribe to Weekend on Apple, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Martinelli mayhem and Chelsea's Club World Cup bid – Football Weekly Extra

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 11, 2022 58:05

    Max Rushden is joined by Lars Sivertsen, Robyn Cowen and Nick Ames to discuss the midweek Premier League fixtures and we get an update on the Club World Cup from Jacob Steinberg. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    A survival battle to savour and Kurt Zouma controversy – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 9, 2022 54:56

    Faye Carruthers is joined by Jonathan Liew, Nedum Onuoha and John Brewin after a round of Premier League midweek fixtures. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Boreham Wood, Boro and Afcon glory for Senegal – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 7, 2022 54:07

    Max Rushden is joined by Simon Burnton, Jonathan Wilson, Ben Fisher and Suzy Wrack as they discuss the FA Cup, the Afcon final and the WSL. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Weekend: episode one of a new podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 5, 2022 48:45

    Ease into the weekend with our brand new podcast, showcasing some of the best Guardian and Observer writing from the week, read by talented narrators. In our first episode, Marina Hyde reflects on another less than stellar week for Boris Johnson (1m38s), Edward Helmore charts the rise of Joe Rogan (9m46s), Laura Snapes goes deep with singer George Ezra (18m30s), and Alex Moshakis asks, “Are you a jerk at work?” (34m40s). If you like what you hear, subscribe to Weekend on Apple, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    The Bhoys are back in town and will Roy Keane return? – Football Weekly Extra

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2022 54:48

    Max Rushden is joined by Lars Sivertsen, Paul Watson, Nick Ames and Ewan Murray to review the Old Firm derby, the first Afcon semi-final and assess news of Roy Keane's potential appointment at Sunderland. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

    Who won deadline day? Plus Afcon, Canada and Australia – Football Weekly

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 2, 2022 45:00

    Max Rushden is joined by Barney Ronay, Ed Aarons and Jordan Jarrett-Bryan to look back on an eventful few days on and off the pitch. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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