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Jamie O'Hara advises Wayne Rooney to change his circle of friends, talkSPORT Lions Daily podcast presenter Tim Cocker heavily criticises South Africa's Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus after his latest rant at the match officials, Michael Dawson urges more sportsmen & women to avoid social media and there's concerning news for Celtic fans before the new season has begun. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Charlotte Dujardin reflects on becoming Britain's most successful female Olympian after claiming a bronze medal at Tokyo 2020, QPR's Charlie Austin urges Manchester United to sign Kieran Trippier and ditch Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Celtic's season ‘is already over' according to Perry Groves and Jamie O'Hara sets the record straight on his ‘arrogant' reputation as a player. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn reveals the date he hopes to see Anthony Joshua fight Tyson Fury for the world title, former Leeds defender Danny Mills suggests Manchester United-bound Raphael Varane isn't right for the Premier League and Darren Gough questions why some England players might withdraw from this winter's Ashes series down-under. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Team GB celebrate their best day at Tokyo 2020 after winning three Gold medals, Perry Groves once again criticises Manchester United for not replacing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with an ‘elite manager', Trevor Sinclair urges Manchester City to sign Tammy Abraham rather than spend a fortune on Harry Kane and Kelly Sotherton hits back at Piers Morgan. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Former British and Irish Lions James Haskell and Ben Kay both claimed that the Lions got lucky against South Africa in Cape Town on Saturday with Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones believing that the win will only spur on the Springboks for the second test. We also look back over Ole Gunnar Solskjaer signing a new two year contract at Old Trafford and we get Spencer Oliver and Frank Warren's reaction to Joe Joyce taking his boxing record to thirteen fights unbeaten. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The former Spurs midfielder Jamie O'Hara slams Arsenal's transfer policy after the Gunners were linked with a £32m move for the Sheffield United goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale, and the search is on for Steve Cooper's successor at Swansea, but Simon Jordan believes his time at the club should be seen as a failure. We also build-up to the first Test between the British and Irish Lions and South Africa with former Lions Joe Marler and James Haskell, and we hear exclusively from Joe Joyce ahead of his fight against Carlos Takam tomorrow evening - live on talkSPORT. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Paul Pogba's Manchester United future has been put in doubt, with reports linking him to a move to PSG. The midfielder has a year left on his contract, and can talk to foreign clubs in January - we get all the reaction with Simon Jordan, the former England winger Trevor Sinclair and the former Spurs midfielder Jamie O'Hara. The former Leeds United striker Mark Viduka has told talkSPORT that anything is possible for Marcelo Bielsa's side this season, and Alun Wyn Jones makes a sensational return from injury to captain the British & Irish Lions in the first Test against South Africa on Saturday. Plus, we get the latest from Tokyo ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson could be facing an uncertain future at the club with contract talks stalling, and the former Spurs midfielder Jamie O'Hara says the Reds must tie him down to a new deal. We preview the British and Irish Lions' first Test against South Africa after the Springboks announce their 23-man squad for the game, and Australia legend Shane Warne and England internationals Joe Root, Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler look ahead to the start of the inaugural Hundred. Finally, Anthony Joshua announces his next fight against Oleksander Usyk - promoter Eddie Hearn has his say! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
As Arsenal edge closer to signing Brighton defender Ben White, the former Crystal Palace owner Simon Jordan compares him to the Premier League legend John Terry, whilst Danny Mills questions if its the right move for him. The Arsenal invincible Ray Parlour believes that Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solksjaer will walk at the end of the season if the club fail to win a trophy. Elsewhere, the 1996 F1 World Champion Damon Hill has compared Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen's rivalry to that of Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost, and we get the latest from Tokyo ahead of the Olympic Games. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
We look back at a historic 149th Open Championship as 24-year-old Collin Morikawa becomes the first Golfer to win on his debut in two major tournaments, winning the Claret Jug at Royal St George's. Derby manager and former Man United striker Wayne Rooney believes his old side has what it takes to compete for the Premier League this season, and can Arsenal challenge for the Top 4 after signing Ben White? And who starts for the British & Irish Lions in the first Test against South Africa - former captain Rory Best previews the action! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Julian Knight MP claims that Sunday's scenes at Wembley could have ended in tragedy, tributes are paid to darts legend Andy ‘The Viking' Fordham who has died aged 59, Adrian Durham questions whether Manchester United can actually challenge for the Premier League this season and Rory McIlroy reflects on a positive day after finishing the opening round of The Open level-par. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The former FA Chairman Greg Dyke dismisses concerns that the disturbing scenes at Wembley will affect the Great Britain / Ireland World Cup bid, Simon Jordan & The Mail's Dominic King clash on the coverage of the story, Rafa Benitez reveals the reason he thinks he can win the Everton fans over and out-of-contract Andros Townsend drops a big hint where his next move will be. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Times' Henry Winter writes off England's 2030 World Cup bid with UEFA launching a disciplinary procedure against the FA, Hugh Woozencroft recounts his harrowing experience entering Wembley Stadium on Sunday, Steve McLaren expects England to challenge for next year's Qatar World Cup and Dean Ashton & Adrian Durham back Italy's Jorginho for the Ballon d'Or award. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Gareth Southgate condemns the ‘unforgiveable' racist abuse aimed at some of the England players, British & Irish Lions forward Maro Itoje sends his support to Bukayo Saka, Simon Jordan criticises senior England players who didn't offer to take a penalty against Italy, Lianne Sanderson questions why Jack Grealish didn't come on earlier and Jose Mourinho finally praises Luke Shaw! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
England experience penalty heartache once again after losing the Euro 2020 Final to Italy, Gareth Southgate takes the blame for the Three Lions shootout defeat, Harry Kane rallies his England teammates and urges them to focus on Qatar 2022 and Stuart Pearce speaks of his ‘pride' in the Three Lions despite losing at Wembley to the Azzurri. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The day is finally here - England are in the final of a major tournament again! Gareth Southgate could be the first manager since Alf Ramsey to win a trophy since 1966, and he said playing in a final is about maintaining the level of performance instead of rising to the occasion, whilst Harry Kane talks about being compared to Bobby Moore. Sir Geoff Hurst was Moore's team-mate when England won the World Cup, and he heaps praise of Southgate, Kane and the rest of the England squad, whilst Stuart Pearce explains exactly what England means to him! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
It's just over 24 hours until the biggest night in England's history for 55 years, as they face Italy in the Euro 2020 final at Wembley. Defender John Stones believes the bad moments in his career have only made him a better player, whilst Declan Rice heaps praise on his manager Gareth Southgate, and talkSPORT's Stuart Pearce! We got the lowdown on Italy with Fabrizio Ravanelli, Jose Mourinho discusses Harry Kane's future, and Tyson Fury's much-anticipated trilogy fight with Deontay Wilder is off due to a number of Covid cases in Fury's camp. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Former England manager Glenn Hoddle claims Italy have ‘peaked too early', Simon Jordan & Andros Townsend clash over the decision to award Raheem Sterling a ‘soft penalty', one of England's Euro ‘96 side labels Harry Kane the ‘world's best striker', Stuart Pearce gives a motivational speech to the England players and Alan Brazil is off on holiday if the Three Lions win Sunday's Final! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
England reach their first major final since 1966 after beating Denmark at Wembley, Gareth Southgate revels in giving the nation one more night to enjoy, Jose Mourinho slams the decision to award Raheem Sterling a penalty, Kyle Walker rallies the Three Lions for Sunday's Final against Italy and Ally McCoist admits he'd rather fight Tyson Fury than sing Football's Coming Home. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Gareth Southgate backs the Three Lions to overcome the heartbreak of the World Cup Semi-Final in 2018 and beat Denmark tonight, Adrian Durham reveals he'd drop Kalvin Philips for the Wembley clash, Denmark's Kasper Schmeichel mischievously asks if football ‘has ever come home?' and despite reaching the Final Italy's defensive weaknesses are highlighted by Jason Cundy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
England captain Harry Kane has been speaking exclusively to talkSPORT about wanting to win trophies with his country, leaving a legacy and his relationship with Jose Mourinho. England defender Harry Maguire believes they can keep getting better despite not conceding a goal so far in this tournament, and we get the lowdown on Denmark with former players Jan Molby and Frank Arnesen. Finally, Southampton striker Danny Ings has reportedly turned down a new four-year deal at the club, but where should his next move be?! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
England booked their place in Wednesday's semi-final against Denmark, but is this team better than the one that fell at this hurdle in 2018? And after his two goals in the quarter-finals, Tony Cascarino compares Harry Kane to a certain Alan Shearer, plus we found out what to expect from the Danes at Wembley. Elsewhere, Patrick Vieira is named the new Crystal Palace, and the former Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas gives his views on Spain, Mikel Arteta and the Euros so far. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
England are into the Euro 2020 Semi-Final after smashing Ukraine 4-0, Gareth Southgate hails the squad harmony, Jose Mourinho even praises Luke Shaw, Stuart Pearce backs the Three Lions to go all the way, there's a word of warning on Denmark who England face next and Jordan Henderson shares his relief after ending his international goal scoring duck. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Gareth Southgate rules out resting players on yellow cards for the clash with Ukraine, Ray Parlour claims England can ‘dominate' world football for a decade, a ‘gladiatorial performance' from Giorgio Chiellini helps Italy knockout Belgium, Kev Hatchard writes off Spain's chances and Andros Townsend backs Manchester United to challenge for the title if they sign Raphael Varane. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Jose Mourinho backs Gareth Southgate to rotate the England team against Ukraine, a talkSPORT pundit gives Andriy Shevchenko's men zero chance in the clash with the Three Lions, Everton owner Farhad Moshiri urges the fans to forget Rafa Benitez's ‘distant' connection with Liverpool and Simon Jordan compares Nuno Espirito Santo's appointment at Spurs to Mauricio Pochettino. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Spurs chairman Daniel Levy is heavily criticised after confirming Nuno Espirito Santo as the new boss, Everton manager Rafa Benitez urges the Toffees fans to get behind him, World Cup winner George Cohen backs the Three Lions to win Euro 2020, Andros Townsend labels England's Raheem Sterling ‘undroppable' and Manchester United agree a fee with Borussia Dortmund for Jadon Sancho. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
England end 55 years of hurt after knocking Germany out of Euro 2020, an emotional Stuart Pearce backs the Three Lions to reach the final with Ukraine up next, a ‘speechless' Harry Kane salutes the fans after a difficult year, Jose Mourinho reveals he's now singing Three Lions and Declan Rice admits he's getting ‘Goosebumps' thinking about reaching the final. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Germany's Manuel Neuer is backed to cause more penalty shootout anguish for England fans, Three Lions manager Gareth Southgate denies wanting to exact revenge on the Germans for Euro 96, World Champions France crash out on spot-kicks to Switzerland as the tournament starts to ‘open up' and Fabrice Muamba reveals he sent a message to Denmark's Christian Eriksen. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Former Ireland striker Tony Cascarino claims that Harry Kane won't be able to return to the levels he used to be at in seasons gone by, however former England manager Kevin Keegan backs Kane to bag a hat-trick against Germany, Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal bow out of Euro 2020 after losing to Belgium and Czech Republic upset the odds to knockout The Netherlands. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Gareth Bale is urged to carry on playing for Wales after they were knocked out of Euro 2020, Denmark's Kasper Schmeichel salutes the fans for their support, Gabby Agbonlahor writes off Italy's chances despite beating Austria, Tony Cascarino backs England to dispatch an ‘average' Germany side and Alun Wyn Jones is replaced from the Lions squad after getting injured against Japan. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
England midfielder Jack Grealish is reportedly a £100m target for Manchester City this summer, but what does it mean for the rest of the league if they sign him? Why does no one want the job at Spurs, and should Rafa Benitez manage Everton with his Liverpool connection? Wales face a huge game in the last 16 of Euro 2020 against Denmark live on talkSPORT, whilst Jordan Pickford and Declan Rice preview Tuesday's game with Germany. Finally, the British and Irish Lions begin their summer of Rugby in Edinburgh against Japan. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
England will take on their old rivals Germany in the last 16 of Euro 2020 and we hear from Three Lions midfielders Jordan Henderson and Kalvin Phillips ahead of Tuesday's game. We also get the lowdown from Germany of their preparations for the tournament, and a whole host of talkSPORT pundits select their starting XIs. Derby's off-the-field troubles continue, and Anthony Joshua gives his prediction for Fury vs Wilder 3. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
A Germany draw against Hungary means England will face Joachim Low's side at Wembley on Tuesday, Jason Cundy believes the Three Lions have nothing to fear, Andros Townsend urges Gareth Southgate to leave out Phil Foden for the clash and expects isolating Mason Mount to also miss out and Joe Rodon claims that Wales are hungry for more success at Euro 2020. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
England win their group after beating the Czech Republic with man-of-the-match Bukayo Saka receiving many of the plaudits, Jose Mourinho believes the Three Lions' ‘versatility' will help dispatch Germany in the next round, Raheem Sterling backs the fans to help them ‘create history' and Scotland are dumped out of Euro 2020 after losing to Luka Modric's Croatia at Hampden Park. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
England are through to the last 16 but Mason Mount & Ben Chilwell are self-isolating after coming into contact with Billy Gilmour and may not feature tonight, former Scotland international Charlie Adam backs his old side to beat an ‘ageing' Croatia and Kasper Hjulmand's Denmark will face Wales in the last 16 after an incredible win over Russia on an emotional evening in Copenhagen. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Aaron Ramsey urges Wales to ‘go all the way' as they reach the last 16 of Euro 2020 despite losing to Italy, Kieran Trippier & Phil Foden both back the England captain Harry Kane to break his scoring duck and Danny Kelly reveals he's written to Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy to complain about the club being linked with Gennaro Gattuso. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The fallout continues from England's 0-0 draw with Scotland on Friday night, and after creating the least chances of any team in their group, questions are started to be asked about the England captain Harry Kane. Elsewhere, we recap another day of Euro 2020 action, as France were held at Hungary, Germany bounce back against Portugal and Spain's wait for a first win of the competition goes on. Wales will be looking to end their Group Stage campaign on a high against the early pace-setters Italy, and what now for Spurs after Gattuso was the latest to pull out of the running? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Scots come away from Wembley the happier bunch after last night's goalless draw. Jose Mourinho praises Steve Clarke's men, with a special mention for Billy Gilmour. A lively Euro Sports Bar results in one caller demanding Gareth Southgate be fired and Andros Townsend runs out of patience with the Spurs manager soap opera. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Gareth Southgate confirms that Harry Maguire will feature in tonight's crucial group match with Scotland; Jamie O'Hara urges the England manager to drop Kieran Trippier and Martin Braithwaite reflects on an emotional occasion as Belgium and Denmark paid tribute to Christian Eriksen, as he recovers from Cardiac Arrest. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Wales are on the brink of the knockout stages of Euro 2020 after beating Turkey in Baku, England's Jack Grealish speaks of his ‘desperation' to play in tomorrow's clash against Scotland, Jermaine Jenas backs Gareth Southgate to start Jude Bellingham against the Auld Enemy and a Liverpool fan is furious with Rafa Benitez who's set to join Everton as manager. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
France beat Germany in a ‘statement to the rest of the competition' at Euro 2020 according to former Ireland captain Matt Holland, Antonio Rudiger faces a potential suspension after ‘biting' Paul Pogba, Gareth Bale isn't fazed about facing a hostile Turkish ‘home' crowd in Baku and Tyson Fury admits he's still not surprised at Deontay Wilder's excuses ahead of their trilogy clash in July. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Scotland's goalkeeper David Marshall is heavily criticised after conceding ‘an unbelievable goal' against Czech Republic, Andy Robertson admits they missed Kieran Tierney after the Arsenal player was ruled out of defeat due to injury and England are warned about underestimating Steve Clarke's side ahead of the long anticipated clash at Wembley on Friday. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Jose Mourinho tells talkSPORT that his confidence in England is growing after Gareth Southgate's side beat Croatia in their opening Euro 2020 game, man-of-the-match Raheem Sterling reveals how he deals with his critics, Sol Campbell praises Tryone Mings' performance at Wembley and the Denmark Doctor confirms that Christian Eriksen ‘had gone' after suffering Cardiac Arrest. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Denmark's Christian Eriksen is awake and stable in hospital after collapsing on the pitch against Finland, Gabby Agbonlahor criticises the decision to complete the match after the players were visibly upset, John Stones admits he's happy to play in a back three or four when England take on Croatia this afternoon and Tony Cascarino & Trevor Sinclair urge Gareth Southgate to start Jack Grealish. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Italy begin their Euro 2020 campaign with a 3-0 thrashing of Turkey, live on talkSPORT. Jose Mourinho will be part of our coverage, and ahead of England's opener against Croatia on Sunday, he picked his starting XI, and compared Jack Grealish with Luis Figo, whilst also explaining why Marcus Rashford cannot play on the right wing. Wales begin their tournament against Switzerland in a new era for the national side, and David Moyes extends his deal at West Ham. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Jason Cundy claims England have a ‘puncher's chance' of winning Euro 2020, Jadon Sancho admits he's relaxed about being linked with a mega money move to Manchester United, Ben Davies urges his Wales teammates not to live in the shadow of the success from 2016 and Simon Jordan claims Rafa Benitez is ‘NOT an elite manager' with rumours he might become the Everton boss. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Michael Owen backs Phil Foden to be the next ‘Ronaldo or Messi', Manchester United keeper Dean Henderson admits that Jordan Pickford deserves to be the England number 1, Stephen McGinn, John's brother, reveals that he celebrates every time his sibling gets a negative Covid test in the Scotland camp and Andy Brassell backs Paulo Fonseca's ‘strong coaching philosophy' to work at Spurs. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Raheem Sterling tells talkSPORT that he cannot wait for the Euros to begin, Adrian Durham claims that England have ‘two Gazzas' in their squad, Luke Shaw reflects on the journey he's been on since his horrendous leg injury in 2015 and Jose Mourinho admits that Didier Deschamps' France squad is overwhelmed with talent heading into the tournament. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Times's Henry Winter urges Gareth Southgate to start ‘undroppable' Jack Grealish, Brighton's Ben White is named as the 26th & final member of the England squad, Jose Mourinho warns Germany that they might get dumped out at the group stages of Euro 2020 and Gordon Strachan claims Scotland's midfield ‘won't have a problem' standing up to England. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
An abject England display is roundly criticised after the Three Lions beat Romania 1-0 at The Riverside, Stuart Pearce backs Ben White to replace Trent Alexander-Arnold in Gareth Southgate's squad, Jose Mourinho predicts Scotland will reach the knockout stages of Euro 2020 and Tony Cascarino urges Tottenham to appoint club legend Jurgen Klinsmann as their new manager. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Tottenham signing Antonio Conte as manager would be a real coup according to Simon Jordan but he warns them about the Italian's divisive character, Jamie O'Hara urges Gareth Southgate to leave ‘cheerleader' Jordan Henderson out of Euro 2020, Sol Campbell suggests Harry Kane might stay at Spurs & Danny Mills recalls the time the England team went to David Beckham's World Cup party. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.