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The Football Ramble emerged from London towards the end of 2007 as a genuinely refreshing football voice, and quickly established itself as one of the most influential and entertaining shows about the world's most popular sport. It is now the largest independent football brand in the UK and a must-l…

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    Keeping Up With The Icardis

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 38:53

    Ole Gunnar Solskjær's tribute act got away with another sloppy performance last night, though Ronnie's last-gasp winner couldn't cheer up Paul Scholes.Kate, Vish and Jim look over another cracking European #matchday before discussing Steve Bruce's unseemly tenure at Newcastle and if anyone can look back fondly on it. Vish also brings us another bizarre update from the Icardi family!Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Combining the red card with the handshake

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 40:45

    Liverpool scraped past Atlético Madrid in a thoroughly entertaining dingdong last night, even though a red card sent Simeone's men into near-uncharted levels of shithousery.Pete, Vish and Jim also check in with the latest on Tyneside, as other Premier League clubs kick up a fuss and Steve Bruce gets sacked live on air, and Ange Postecoglou continues to remain 110% Australian.Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    No World Cup, no cry

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 35:48

    Patrick Vieira went to Arsenal's backyard and almost came away with all three points, while Ben White watched on and wondered what all the fuss was about.Today, we open the Pandora's Box: Pete is in the chair! He, Luke and Jim chat all things Arsenal vs Crystal Palace. Elsewhere, Keggy a visit to a CBD shop, we discuss England's stadium ban and there's Champos action tonight!Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    No Tyne like the present

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 48:37

    Newcastle's bunch of ragtag mercenaries probably saw yesterday's tussle with Tottenham as a chance to show the new owners what they're all about. So: Callum Wilson scored, Allan Saint-Maximin danced down some blind alleys and Jonjo Shelvey was sent off after 20 minutes. Standard.Jules, Luke and Pete blast through that and some other cracking games from the weekend, as Wolves and the Foxes complete outrageous comebacks and Liverpool's relentless form continued. Plus a steward scored with a dildo - make of that what you will.Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The Preview Show: And I need you today, Oh Brucey

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 54:27

    As the Saudi shadow looms large over Brucey's thousandth game in charge, we wonder which one of the eight million reasons he'll trot out in the pre-game presser on today's episode of The Preview Show, sponsored by Betway!Marcus, Luke and Pete also catch up with some off-field antics at Leicester, celebrate the return of Uncle Claudio from his Italian sojourn and wonder if Brentford can provide another upset. Join us!Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Even Barça can't mess this up

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 37:47

    Jules, Andy and Vish stop buying MesutCoin long enough to take stock of the latest news, with Chelsea impressing over in Turin and Phil Foden securing the quite outrageous bag.Elsewhere, we look over the slimming down of Ligue 1 and its implications for the rest of Europe, buy some of Özil's new crypto and hear of how a high school striker's 16 goals is causing a national stir.Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    You still turn me on

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 36:26

    England's swashbucklers cut through precisely sod all last night in an underwhelming draw with Hungary. Maybe we need... *more* attackers?Kate, Andy and Jim pick through that throwback performance and celebrate a vital derby win for Scotland in the Faroe Islands. We also wonder how Arsène Wenger can tarnish his legacy even further with more biennial World Cup nonsense and get to some of your dilemmas!Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Clubs over country

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 40:35

    Gareth Bale's been watching some golf again, THE LITTLE SLACKER. Turns out his countrymen got the job done without him, as Wales escaped Estonia with a vital three points and no more goalkeeping clangers.Kate, Jim and Andy round up the rest of the international happenings, with Memphis Depay being his usual generous self from the penalty spot and Timo Werner grabbing a couple. We also hear of some more bizarre driving instructors and more Ben Brereton Diaz magic!Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Fizzer's full barrel

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 50:26

    International football served up its usual range of delights this weekend, as France won the Nations League - via the sublime and the ridiculous - while England dispatched Andorra with predictable ease.Marcus, Luke and Pete get stuck into those and some impressive results from the other home nations. We also hear Pete's thoughts on the Newcastle takeover as Brucey's days look to be numbered and dissect some Deep State MLS conspiracies from our man in Miami. Strap in.Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The Preview Show: There goes Big Mike, must remember to thank him

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 51:40


    There were delirious scenes on Tyneside following the official announcement that the PIF takeover of Newcastle United was complete - but we must acknowledge Mike Ashley's noble role in all this.Marcus, Andy and Vish wonder what Keggy's ambassadorial role will be in the new setup before turning their attention to international football, as the Nations League served up another cracking semi-final and the World Cup qualifiers return. All on today's episode of The Preview Show, sponsored by Betway!Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


    Call Kylian, show him our bridges

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 44:04

    Well, it's been close to happening for over a year and it's safe to say many people are disgusted about it: Italy's unbeaten streak is over!With the Nations League making internationals great again, Kate, Andy and Vish recap a storming affair and some impressive Spanish youngsters. And with the Saudi Arabian takeover of Newcastle set to go through, we wrestle with the dilemma of accepting much-needed investment from extremely questionable sources.Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The Magic of the (stuffed) Cup

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 47:35

    We're swimming in garlic dip on today's episode, as Papa John served up a great win for Hartlepool and Barrow's keeper ended up in centre-midfield. Truly magical stuff.Marcus, Luke and Pete also check in with two seismic football institutions, as Sir Alex Ferguson grows potatoes for war and Ronald Koeman looks sadder by the day. Maybe Barcelona can get Shaun Goater in to flex his administrative muscle and help them search for new signings?Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The Sausageman returns

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 38:11

    Like a cosy, familiar jumper you break out at the start of autumn, Claudio Ranieri is back in the Premier League! Let's see if he can last longer than the remainder of British Summer Time.Kate and Jim welcome Pete back from his holidays to unpack a fresh slice of Newcastle takeover action, consider some bizarre rule changes from Stefano Pioli and get the transfer latest on PSG legends Kylian Mbappé and Serge Aurier.Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Xisco dumped like a truck, truck

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 50:16

    Sound the alarm, it's the first managerial sacking of the season - poor old Xisco Munoz. After being so accomodating to a dysfunctioning Leeds, too.Marcus, Luke and Jim whiz round the barns left burning after another Prem weekender, with City and Liverpool playing out a classic and Leicester holding on for a point at Palace. The big man also made his mark at Old Trafford once again: Andros Townsend, come on down!Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The Preview Show: All I want for Christmas is Jude

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 59:34

    Christmas has come early for a certain Marcus Speller, with the latest England squad announcement full of festive cheer- BUT WHY AREN'T JUDE BELLINGHAM AND IVAN TONEY IN THERE?!Our little drummer boy is joined by Luke and Jim to recap last night's continental crusades as Leicester struggled in Poland and Charlie Kane had the last laugh. We also look ahead to a title tussle at Anfield and another performance from The Andros Townsend Experience - all that on today's episode of The Preview Show, sponsored by Betway!Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Ripping your shirt off in a group game

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 41:57

    Just another night for Prime Time and his band of Manny men, as Ronaldo shoved a last-minute spanner in the Solskjaer Out operation.Kate, Andy and Vish look back on last night's Champions League humdingers, as Max Allegri's Juventus impressed and Barcelona continue to implode. There's also a whip round the Championship and some cracking news from the Faroe Islands!Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    All of a sudden I see Sheriff

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 43:55

    The combined squads on show at the Parc des Princes: €2bn. Real Madrid losing at home to a team from an unrecognised breakaway state in their maiden Champions League season: priceless.Jules, Jim and Vish recap the first night of matchweek two, with Pep delighted by Lionel Messi's wondergoal and Liverpool putting Porto to the sword yet again. We also solve some more listener dilemmas and get a long-overdue water pistol update!Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The Red Wine Club

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 43:04

    Marcus, Andy and Vish discuss a spicy Monday night in the Prem, as the Seagulls spotted Patrick Vieira's shiny head, swooped down and nicked his precious three points.There's also time for the tragic life and times of Mark Clattenburg, featuring fist fights with other refs and Graham Poll's Red Wine Club. Plus, the European Super League slip through UEFA's net and the Premier League starts plans to move abroad. All in a good day's work in villainous football administration, we suppose.Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    I'm not scared of Graeme Souness

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 51:51

    Marcus, Luke and Jim round up a scorching weekend of Premier League madness, with Arsenal pouring some long lost sauce over an utterly overcooked Spurs.Elsewhere, Brentford and Liverpool remind us of their strengths, Ole Gunnar Solskjær takes a page from his idol's playbook and José Mourinho plays out the Rome derby in typically understated fashion.Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The Preview Show: From North London to Norway

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 56:57

    Marcus and Luke are joined by fellow Ramble clansman Lars Sivertsen on today's episode of the Preview Show, sponsored by Betway!There are plenty of cracking fixtures to look ahead to this weekend, as Pep Guardiola has another crack at Thomas Tuchel and a buoyant Brentford host lethal Liverpool. There's also perhaps the most frivolous North London derby in a long while and Lars makes his Luke's Game debut!Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    More Timo Werner conspiracy theories

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 47:16

    The magic of the Carabao lives on, as David Moyes got one over his old employers and AFC Wimbledon accepted an invite to the big dance at the Emirates. Shame they lost - can't have it all, Andy.Andy's joined by Jules and Luke for a roundup of the other League Cup matches, where Chelsea and Spurs scraped through on penalties and the Seagulls did the business again. We also look into the rise of 'support players' and the recent developments around the future of safe standing in football - join us!Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Wycombe Wycombe - Junglist massive

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 45:31

    The away end at the Etihad was absolutely pumping for 22 minutes last night and Gareth Ainsworth was delighted - let's just forget the subsequent shellacking from Man City. Kate, Vish and Luke get in the third round of Carabao, with Brentford turning on the style and QPR and Stoke both claiming big boy scalps. We also address more listener dilemmas without much skill or purpose - similar to FIFA's continued policy around eradicating racism, it turns out.Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The rave's still on

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 43:02

    Kate, Vish and Jim take a break from two-stepping around Newcastle's festival scene with Jordan Pickford to assess how Everton have started and what they can expect from this season.We also look into some peculiar social media action from Arsenal, try to seize the means of footballing production and look ahead to another round of that sweet, sweet Carabao.Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Martin Keown's cave of whispering desires

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 51:11

    Premier League strikers beware - Martin Keown knows how to handle you. Especially you, Romelu. Marcus, Andy and Pete cast their hive mind over the weekend's action, as Spurs crumble to predictable pieces and Man Utd escape West Ham with all three points. There's also time for an impressive win for Watford, the sorry state at Derby County and a reality check for Messrs Neville and Beckham.Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Kinder egg of a goal

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 58:35

    Marcus, Jim and Vish tell you all about the key happenings last night and much more on The Preview Show, sponsored by Betway! West Ham returned to Europe with a bang and a cheeky glimmer in David Moyes' eye. Elsewhere, there's news that sheep are keeping Cristiano Ronaldo awake but not holding back his coup at Manchester United, while a training ground showdown takes place in Newcastle. Plus, a new story enters the Kevin Keegan hall of infamy and the custard conspiracy takes another dark twist.Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Cross-field salad cream

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 47:15

    How is it possible to feel like you're missing out when you're watching a 3-2? Marcus, Andy and Vish fan the flames of a barn-burning night of Champions League action, as Liverpool and Milan serve up another classic while Antonio Conte visits the Cavern Club and everyone has fun at the Etihad, apart from Pep Guardiola.We also hear more bizarre footballer injuries and learn about the Turkish political party campaigning to get rid of offsides. If the glove fits, I suppose. Come join us!Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Smouldering Champions League embers

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 44:51

    The Champos is back with a clang, as Jesse Lingard gifted those Young Boys a victory minutes from time. It was actually reminiscent of a game from last season Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said he never wanted to happen again. Damn it all. Marcus, Jim and Andy also look over a solid victory for Chelsea and an absolute cakewalk for Bayern Munich over in Barcelona. Demba Ba also announces his retirement and we finally come up with a name for our new Agony Aunt section - ropey jingle included.Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Hedge fund goalie

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 40:49

    Arise, Sir Andros of Walton. Kate, Luke and Pete look back on Everton's storming six minutes last night, as Andros Townsend smashed in a beauty and the Salomón Rondón-Rafa Benítez love story entered a new chapter.We check in with Leicester after their promising display against Man City at the weekend and wonder whether James Maddison's lack of hobbies is bringing about his slow demise. There's also a look ahead to the return of the big shiny Champions League and a brand new shiny game from Pete's Pandora's Box. Brace yourselves!Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    A friend of mine watched a stream

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 50:50

    It was great to see a Man United legend return to Old Trafford on Saturday to such fanfare, freshly bronzed from the Portuguese sunshine. Ronaldo was there, too.Jules, Luke and Pete discuss a jam-packed weekend of football nonsense, as Man United get off to a flyer with Ronaldo, while Patrick Vieira does one over Spurs – again – and Mo Salah hits 100. There's also a special José Mourinho milestone, another footballer's obsession with custard, and a Dutch footballer suffers a truly bizarre injury after… eating a carrot.Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The Preview Show: Tactics and TikToks on Tyneside

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 50:24


    There can be no tougher test for Cristiano Ronaldo than a visit from Steve Bruce's tactical titans - just as well no UK fans will be able to watch it, really!Kate, Luke and Pete also wonder how far Arsenal can slip into the darkness ahead of their game against Norwich, while Scott Carson 'n co will look for Community Shield revenge against Leicester. Plenty of that and loads more on today's episode of The Preview Show, sponsored by Betway!Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


    Quick pint of Tennent's, Timo?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 42:54

    Marcus, Andy and Vish assess the state of play after England's set of qualifiers ended with a 1-1 draw in Poland. Another Harry Kane goal, a lack of subs and surrendering a lead - same old story, perhaps?Elsewhere, Wales and Northern Ireland just about kept themselves in the hunt with a couple of clean sheets and Italy finally won a game. We also hear more of Vish's bizarre takeaway habits and FIFA's version of The Avengers starts to take shape - it seems John Terry is, indeed, inevitable.Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Too much of our Good Thing

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 45:02

    Che Adams and Lyndon Dykes continued their stint as Scotland's devastating double act, as their pestering perseverance earned Scotland a vital 1-0 win over Austria.Kate, Andy and Luke canter through all of last night's highlights, with Andy's AFC Wimbledon on the march and Andy's Turkey on the end of another pasting. We also chat about FIFA's depressing calls for bi-annual World Cups and wonder whether we'll see further opposition to Qatar 2022 in the coming months. Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Interrailing with Jürgen Klopp

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 37:55

    Kate, Vish and Jim pick through football's latest happenings, which predictably include detained Argentinians and a 1980s interrailing holiday with the Liverpool boss.We also hear of a classic tale from the Pep Guardiola back catalogue and tackle some fundamental questions on football broadcasting: should Cristiano Ronaldo's 3pm debut be televised? And how did a bald man obstruct an entire TV audience?Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Daft little penalty, silly unbeaten record

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 41:54

    Jules, Jim and Pete round up a weekend of international football, with Gareth's gang back picking up another serene Wembley win thanks to Executive Vibes Director, Jesse Lingard.More of the same also occurred across Europe, with Italy *still* unbeaten and Gareth Bale *still* doing the business for Wales. The same can't be said of South America, mind, as four of Argentina's squad were detained mid-game by Brazilian officials! Turns out a fair few people do actually watch them in the Premier League...Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Patreon special: Our football room 101

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2021 22:46

    Welcome to a special bonus episode of the Football Ramble! This week, we're bringing you one of our weekly Patreon-exclusive episodes of Ramble On, where we chat about all sorts of nonsense that we don't have chance to in the week.Today, Marcus, Luke and Pete compile their own room 101: everything they would like to see banned from the beautiful game, featuring barcodes, throw-ins and… Disney?For more bonus episodes and ad-free shows across the Football Ramble and Football Ramble Presents, head to patreon.com/footballramble. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    England fill their bellies

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 52:09

    Welcome back to the Football Ramble Preview Show, sponsored by Betway! This time around Jules, Jim and Luke pore over England's big win in Hungary, as Hungarian fans disgrace themselves yet again. Elsewhere there's Northern Ireland's big result in Lithuania, Cristiano Ronaldo's favourite shirt (bless) and more emails from our listeners that have sold things to footballers, before we get into a seismic Luke's Game as Jules Breach makes her debut. Don't miss it!Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    England's vibesmen return

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 39:41

    The cream of Europe's striking talent was on show last night as Cristiano Ronaldo broke the men's international scoring record, Erling Haaland smashed in another and Aleksandar Mitrović was... nowhere to be seen.Marcus, Jim and Pete bounce through last night's results, with Scotland sloppy at the back and the Netherlands confirming they're not the best team around. We also hear of some apparent transfer chicanery and look ahead to England's return!Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The dream begins

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 44:32

    Deadline day drama: you couldn't write it. Except Newcastle's new signing Santiago Muñóz who is literally a character from a film: yeah, they really did it.Kate, Luke and Vish are here to discuss Kylian Mbappé, who's staying right where he is despite being turned into a human clock. Elsewhere, even Sergio Agüero is going to have a tough time propping up Barcelona's attack as they swap Antoine Griezmann for a St James' Park legend.We also round-up the Premier League's own serving of nonsense, as Salomón Rondón is reunited with his true love and Arsenal have sounded the centre-back alarm. Plus, we offer some more sage advice for listeners in need!Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Fancy playing for Barnsley?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 38:59

    Kate, Luke and Pete are here to sift through the good, the bad and the questionable from another round of Now That's What I Call Deadline Day.We're swiping right on Transfer Tinder for likes of Odsonne Edouard and Dan James, while Alex Witsel's coach has snuffed out rumours on Twitter. We also hear of some noble deeds - from Troy Deeney, who leaves Watford after eleven years' service, and Willian, who leaves Arsenal after the world's most ludicrous contract.Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Mesut Özil trusts us, for some reason

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 53:33

    Marcus, Vish and Jim take another post-Premier League bath, with a whole host of nonsense to get stuck into. Join us!Cristiano Ronaldo was off to Man City when we last spoke, but now we wrestle with some mixed feelings ahead of his return to Old Trafford. There's plenty of on-pitch stuff too; Patrick Vieira's youth revolution gets underway at Crystal Palace, the malaise continues to set in at Arsenal, and Chelsea's ten men survive a testing trip to Anfield.Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    And you can tell Bernard Matthews

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 48:10


    Marcus, Luke and Pete are here for The Preview Show, sponsored by Betway! We look forward to a couple of huge Premier League games as Liverpool led by a spectacles-less Klopp clash with Chelsea at Anfield. Meanwhile, Brother Brendy has an away trip to Norwich to get back on the horse, but at least he has Scott Brown's undying affection. Plus, there's the England squad announcement and a tasty Champions League draw.We also discuss Arsenal's trip to the Etihad, where Cristiano Ronaldo's shadow looms large. And speaking of superstars, Kevin Keegan is due to make a rare public appearance at the Birmingham Hilton. We can barely contain ourselves.Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


    I'm staying this August

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 37:39

    To everyone's absolute shock, Daniel Levy has outmanoeuvred Charlie Kane and Harry ‘H' Kane is staying at Spurs after all. But just you wait for the gentleman's agreement they have lined up for next summer.Marcus, Jim and Andy discuss the end of the Kane saga, while Pep covers it up by cooking up a fresh one of his own. Elsewhere, Arsenal dine out at the Hawthorns and Steve Bruce refuses to be beaten. Plus, mitten-knuckled fist fights and Belgian break-ins.Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    A football Romeo and Juliet

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 42:06

    It's time to… #switchon.Jules, Andy and Luke ponder on last night's huge wicked whisper, as Burnley slam down a big wad of cash for Maxwel Cornet. Something's happening with that Kylian Mbappé fella as well.Meanwhile, Gareth Bale pulls back the curtain on an incredibly drab existence and Jules shares her favourite transfer of the window. Plus, we down a bit of Carabao, and provide some more expert advice for you listeners, this time featuring a banana tree and a bridge.Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Playmobil Pelé

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 40:25

    Just want Michail Antonio to take us in his arms and lift us like one of his cardboard cutouts.Kate is back to join Pete and Vish for their own merry jig: we look back on West Ham's duffing of Leicester as David Moyes shows signs of dizziness. We also wave goodbye to the Minecraft Messi, check in with the latest on Adama Traoré and Eddie Nketiah, while a striker in Brazil spins the ultimate redemption narrative. Plus, Egypt and Liverpool's stand-off and what it all bodes for the international break (it's not good).Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    An old jumper ravaged by moths

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2021 46:40

    Romelu Lukaku is back and he's already wreaking havoc.Marcus, Vish and a chastened Jim Campbell cast their eyes over the second round of the Premier League circus. We discuss Lukaku's credentials as the next Bond after Arsenal fall to Chelsea, wonder whether Fred might be more effective as a Paul Pogba golf club, and try to find out where Burnley source their players after another valiant battle at Anfield. There's also not nice news from Nice and the most exciting Inter Miami update yet. We promise.Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Follow the cigarette butts

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2021 55:34

    We go again! The Premier League is back for its second weekend. Marcus, Luke and Vish chew over the weekend's fixtures on your brand new edition of The Preview Show, sponsored by Betway!We react to news that Charlie Kane has taken a back seat in negotiations with Blofeld, while Steve Bruce hosts a phone in with Newcastle United fans. What could go wrong? Plus, there's a right old ding dong of a Luke's Game.Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Admiral Alkmaar

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 41:30


    Midweek Championship games under the lights and Neil Warnock absolutely raging at the officials. Club football, we've missed you.Marcus, Jim and Andy take in another round of Championship action, check in with Celtic and Joe Hart, and Jim delivers some FACTS about Martin Ødegaard. Plus, we have our say on one of the biggest kit abominations in recent memory and the ever-benevolent Cristiano Ronaldo opens a hair transplant clinic.Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


    Rome wasn't torn down in a season

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 44:24

    Vish is back in the building! He joins Marcus and Andy for a Championship roundup, as Fulham set their sights on the title and Mick McCarthy brings his usual blend of delight and disgust.Elsewhere, Moldovan side Sheriff Tiraspol dream of the Champions League and Chelsea have let one of their young fly the nest, as Tammy Abraham joins José at Roma. At least there's a buyback clause, should absence make their hearts grow fonder.Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Pep's giant step forward

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 39:10

    Marcus, Pete and Jim saunter through the latest news spouting out from football's fax machine, as Jesse Lingard assesses his options and some Paul Pogba transfer chat arrives right on schedule.Elsewhere Barcelona look to reduce their wage bill by signing even more players, Granit Xhaka continues to linger and Man City search the lower leagues for the Big Man to accompany Little Man Harry Kane.Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Another underwhelming Paul Pogba performance

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 48:12

    Just the four assists and a dominant display from the Man United midfielder? Not interested.Jules, Luke and Pete revel in the return of the Premier League as Spurs kept Man City at arm's length and Brentford sent a sorry Arsenal packing. There were plenty of great performances, too, with Declan Risotto stirring it up for West Ham and Cucho Hernández scoring a beauty with his first Watford touch in four years.Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The Premier League returns!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 50:44

    The Big Dance kicks off tonight over in Brentford and we're bloody excited - welcome to a brand new episode of The Preview Show, sponsored by Betway!Kate, Jim and Andy cast their eye over a raft of games, where Jadon Sancho might make his Premier League debut and Arsenal will hope to avoid a sting from their new neighbours. We also find out that Steve Bruce is basing his transfer strategy on Pete's Film Club - terrifying stuff, indeed.Search ‘Football Ramble' on social media to find us, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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