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The Ornstein & Chapman podcast delivers original football stories and agenda-setting journalism, hosted by Mark Chapman along with the UK's leading football insider David Ornstein.

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    • Sep 24, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
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    Latest episodes from The Ornstein & Chapman Podcast

    Weekend Preview: NLD Nerves for Arteta & Nuno, Pep v English Football + Hassenhuttl's Style

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 41:30

    Hosts Dan Bardell and George Elek are joined by bet365's Steve Freeth to preview a North London Derby, which neither manager can afford to lose... Plus, whether Pep's Manchester City can enact some Champions League final revenge on Tuchel's Chelsea, how Southampton have coped with some big summer departures and what Michael Olise will bring to Crystal Palace. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Business of Sport: What happens when a club enters administration?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 51:27

    Mark Chapman & Matt Slater are joined by football administrator Paul Appleton & business economist Mark Gregory to explain what happens when clubs like Derby County enter administration, how clubs try to survive & how English football can break the cycle of its professional clubs getting into severe financial difficulties in the first place. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ivan Toney & Brentford's B-Team 'Big Gamble'

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 47:18

    Hosts Dan Bardell and Flo Lloyd-Hughes are joined by The Athletic's Brentford correspondent Jay Harris, to explain why Brentford's impressive start to the season is no surprise to those who've been paying attention over the last five years... Jay discusses the unprecedented decision to replace their Academy with a B-team, innovative recruitment strategy and a model which has become the envy of EFL clubs now trying to replicate the formula for their success. Plus, what is Ivan Toney's ceiling and does a comparison between him and Didier Drogba stand up to scrutiny? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Declan Rice Future, Guardiola Debate, Chelsea v Spurs Boardroom Battle

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 41:41

    Mark Chapman is joined by The Athletic's Adam Crafton & Roshane to discuss the future of West Ham midfielder Declan Rice and explain why United forward Jesse Lingard may play a key role for Manchester United this season. Our Tottenham writer Charlie Eccleshare, saw Chelsea breeze past Spurs on Sunday & he'll be with us to tell us about the rivalry at boardroom level that has developed between the two clubs. And The Athletic's Manchester City writer Sam Lee will share his take on the Pep Guardiola comments about his club's fans. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Weekend Preview: Bruce Wars, Doucoure Flourishing & Sorry Spurs

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 47:33

    Hosts Dan Bardell and George Elek are joined by bet365's Steve Freeth to preview another big weekend of Premier League football... Who needs the points more on Friday night as Newcastle face Leeds - and how can Bielsa get record signing Rodrigo, to start firing? Can Manchester United bounce back from their Champions League humbling away at an Antonio-less West Ham? Plus, Brentford's work-rate, Spurs' dismay and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Business of Sport Interview: Maheta Molango PFA chief

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 49:47

    Mark Chapman & The Athletic's Matt Slater are joined by Maheta Molango, the new chief executive of the union that represents professional footballers in England - the PFA. In a wide raging discussion - on topics such as racism, dementia, & the two-year World Cup plan - Maheta shares his vision for leading an organisation, that has faced a series of challenges both on and off the pitch and within the PFA itself under the tenure of the previous CEO Gordon Taylor. After visiting dressing rooms of Premier League clubs and beyond, Maheta tells us what the players in his union view as the most issues he should address. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Marcelo Bielsa & Leeds Reborn

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 41:32

    Hosts Dan Bardell and Flo Lloyd-Hughes are joined by The Athletic's Leeds correspondent Phil Hay, to discuss his unmissable new book: 'And It Was Beautiful' - on Marcelo Bielsa's impact at Leeds United... Phil dives into the 'cult of Bielsa' sweeping West Yorkshire, the origins of 'murder-ball', how Kalvin Phillips was transformed from the 'runt of the litter' and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Pogba exclusive, Wolves evolving & time for change in Bundesliga?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 39:52


    Mark Chapman is joined by The Athletic's David Ornstein who reveals Paul Pogba leaning towards signing new Manchester United contract. Our Wolves writer Tim Spiers joins us to assess the start of manager Bruno Lage and also to tell us about his interview with the club's owner Jeff Shi.. Also as The Champions League returns, The Athletic's Oli Kay tell us why he believes despite its imbalanced excesses, the tournament is fantastic and has lots to get excited about this season.. And The Athletic's German football writer Raphael Honigstein joins us to talk about an exciting start to the Bundesliga that, like the Premier League, is dominated by familiar names and questions if that will ever change. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


    Weekend Preview: Patrick Vieira's Palace, Salah's Century & Villa Firepower

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 48:51

    Hosts Dan Bardell and George Elek are joined by bet365's Steve Freeth as the Premier League returns... The trio assess Crystal Palace's summer overhaul ahead of Saturday's London Derby with Tottenham and ask if Dan James and Marcelo Bielsa are a match made in heaven? Plus, Newcastle's chances of spoiling Ronaldo's return to Old Trafford and Villa's slow start to the new campaign. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Business of Sport: Barry Hearn on 40 years in the industry & what's next

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 44:31


    Mark Chapman & The Athletic's Matt Slater are joined by Barry Hearn, a man who is a legend in the business of sport, to share what he has learnt in a 40 year career promoting a range of sports including football, boxing, snooker & darts. In a wide-ranging discussion, Hearn compares the running of football clubs to other industries. He also spoke about the pros and cons of gambling sponsorship and how boxing much embrace the evolving new audience that has been attracted to the sport by the likes of social media star Jake Paul & KSI. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


    Ronaldo's Homecoming & The 3pm Blackout

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 39:22

    Hosts Dan Bardell and Flo Lloyd-Hughes are joined by The Athletic's Manchester United correspondent, Laurie Whitwell, to discuss 'Article 48' and the 3 o'clock blackout in English football that will prevent many Premier League fans from seeing Cristiano Ronaldo's second debut on Saturday...  An outdated idea or a vital one, given the effects of the pandemic on football's landscape? Plus, how illegal streaming and a growing disparity between the biggest clubs, and the rest, may have accelerated the need for compromise?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    James Rodriguez future, Joyless Newcastle & Farke To-Do List

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 40:49

    Mark Chapman is joined by The Athletic's George Caulkin to talk Newcastle United after the club released a lengthy statement attempting to defend their approach to the summer transfer window. George also shares his experience of being at Wembley to watch England amongst the fans. The Athletic's Everton writer Greg O'Keeffe has the latest on the future of James Rodriguez under Rafa Benitez. And The Athletic's Norwich City writer Michael Bailey will tell us how Daniel Farke has been getting on with his lengthy international break to do list… Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Weekend Preview: Hungary Beaten, Sterling's Leadership & Kalvin's Rise

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 46:42

    Hosts Dan Bardell and George Elek are joined by bet365's Steve Freeth to assess an important victory on the road for England. The trio wax lyrical about Raheem Sterling's strength and leadership, as well as, an amazing year for Leeds' Kalvin Phillips and more... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Business of Sport: Agent Erkut Sögüt on the £1bn transfer window

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 53:52

    Mark Chapman & The Athletic's Matt Slater follow the money spent during one of most interesting transfer windows in years. To help them make sense of the numbers - over £1 billion in the Premier League - they are joined by Tim Bridge, a director in Deloitte's Sports Business Group. We are then joined by someone whose job it is to make the deals happen - football agent Erkut Sögüt, whose clients include Mesut Ozil. Erkut explains what it has been like to work in this window and why the importance details in player contracts have come into stark focus. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Kylian Mbappe to Real Madrid: The Transfer That Didn't Happen

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 38:08

    Hosts Dan Bardell and Flo Lloyd-Hughes are joined by The Athletic's Spanish football correspondent, Dermot Corrigan, to assess the fall-out from Real Madrid's failed pursuit of PSG forward Kylian Mbappe... Dermot explains the origins of Real President Florentino Perez' 'obsession' with Mbappe, as well as how PSG could afford to reject £180M! Plus, the impact of La Liga's salary cap, the chaos in Barcelona and how well Atletico's Saul Niguez will fit in at Chelsea. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ronaldo's return to Manchester United: How the deal was done

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 48:54


    Mark Chapman is joined by The Athletic's David Ornstein, Adam Crafton and our Manchester United writer Laurie Whitwell to take you inside the remarkable 24 hours that saw Cristiano Ronaldo go from the verge of joining Manchester City to completing a sensation return to Manchester United. We hear how the like of Sir Alex Ferguson and Rio Ferdinand played a role in turning the tide, we have insight into how Jorge Mendes put the deal together, plus discussion of where this leaves Manchester City after a summer of missing out on top targets in the no.9 department. All this plus updates on Kylian Mbappe's potential move to Real Madrid in the last two days of the window, Chelsea's pursuit of Jules Kounde which now looks unlikely, and we have news of an off-field depature at Anfield as Liverpool's sporting director Michael Edwards looks set to leave the club at the end of his contract. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


    Weekend Preview: Lukaku vs Van Dijk, Adama's Shooting & 'Static' Cristiano

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 43:34

    Hosts Dan Bardell and George Elek are joined by bet365's Steve Freeth to preview another big weekend of Premier League action... Will Arsenal's renewed self-confidence make a jot of difference against Manchester City? And could Cristiano Ronaldo really be about to sign for the 'noisy neighbours'? Plus, why both Leeds and Wolves' bad luck could all be about to change and who'll come out on top in the heavyweight match-up: Virgil van Dijk v Romelu Lukaku! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Business of Sport: Hibs owner on trying to topple Old Firm + Hostile takeover at Rochdale

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 68:42

    Mark Chapman and The Athletic's Matt Slater take a trip north of the border as they are joined by Hibs owner Ron Gordon, who has a fascinating story. Arriving in Edinburgh via a life that started in Peru, passed through Laos with the CIA, before becoming a successful media entrepreneur in the US, he joins us with insight into why he bought the club, the challenges of trying to compete with Celtic and Rangers and his thoughts on the growth potential for Scottish football as a whole. We're also joined by the Rochdale chairman Simon Gauge after a tumultuous few months that has seen the club trying to fend off a hostile takeover by two businessmen, but with the takeover having fallen apart we get an update into exactly what went on and have a wider discussion about the threats many EFL clubs face from potential new owners and the challenges the EFL has in trying to adequately assess the suitability of anyone wanting to buy a football club. And staying with the subject of ownership wrangles, Swindon Town have also been the subjected of a protracted row over who owns the club so we speak to newly appointed CEO Rob Angus for the latest and get some insight into what it's like to go from working in banking to all of a sudden being charged with running a League Two football club. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    An Exclusive Interview with Jack Wilshere: "I Never Should Have Left Arsenal"

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 54:24

    Hosts Dan Bardell and Flo Lloyd-Hughes are joined by David Ornstein and Arsenal correspondent Amy Lawrence to dissect a brutally honest interview given to The Athletic by former Arsenal, West Ham and England midfielder Jack Wilshere. You'll hear from Wilshere on the difficulties he's had in trying to find a new club, mental health concerns, regrets, as well as, thoughts on Mikel Arteta, Saka, Smith-Rowe and more... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Why isn't the Arteta project working at Arsenal?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 52:35

    Mark Chapman is joined by The Athletic's David Ornstein, Adam Crafton and Art De Roche to assess the situation Arsenal find themselves in after they were well beaten by Chelsea on Sunday leaving them pointless and goalless two games into the new season. With Mikel Arteta approaching two years in the job we look at the reasons why his team feels further away than ever from being where they need to be, the issues the club have had with recruitment and the structure above Arteta that may also be responsible for the problems. We're also joined by The Athletic's Chelsea writer Liam Twomey to reflect on an impressive outing from Romelu Lukaku on his return to the club and look ahead to a greater challenge in Liverpool at Anfield next weekend. All this plus news of Eddie Nketiah potentially leaving Arsenal this week, Kurt Zouma's impending move to West Ham, and an update on the latest with the Harry Kane situation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Weekend Preview: Odegaard & Lukaku Return, Guilty Pleasure Brighton & Benrahma Rising

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2021 45:59

    Hosts Dan Bardell and George Elek are joined by bet365's Steve Freeth to preview the second weekend of Premier League action... Will the permanent signing of Martin Odegaard lift the mood at the Emirates or will Romelu Lukaku strike on his own return to Chelsea? As Man United travel to Southampton which of last weekend's sharp-shooters will come out on top - Greenwood or Armstrong? Are Brighton everyone's favourite 'second team', does David Moyes have something over Brendan Rodgers and more... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Business of Sport: Why U.S. Investors Love Soccer

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 61:55

    On this week's Business of Sport, Mark Chapman & Matt Slater are joined by Michael Kalt, who was part of the investment group that transformed the Tampa Bay Rays from one of baseball's worst teams to one of the best and now leads consortiums investing in football across Europe. As well as comparing financial strategies in US & European sport, Kalt discusses how U.S. investors have been seeking out bargains in football, drawn by the game's ever-increasing global reach and lower valuations. Then , Matt Slater is in conversation with Ipswich Town's American co-owner Brett Johnson & CEO Mark Ashton to hear about their plans for the club following the US backed takeover. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    How Tuchel Got Chelsea Ready For This Season

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 47:47

    Hosts Dan Bardell and Flo Lloyd-Hughes speak to Liam Twomey about the evolution of Thomas Tuchel into the right man for Chelsea at exactly the right time in his own career... How 'Tommy Tactics' has learned from past mistakes in Paris and Dortmund, organising up to 42 players at one time or another during preseason, Lukaku's return and their assault on Man City's Premier League crown. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Kane latest & new contract for Henderson

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 41:07

    Host Mark Chapman is joined by The Athletic's David Ornstein, Adam Crafton & Jack Pitt- Brooke to bring you the very latest on the continuing saga of Harry Kane's future and the reasons why this transfer window is proving so problematic for all but the biggest Premier League clubs. We also hear details of a new contract for Liverpool's Jordan Henderson, discuss Paul Pogba's options and why Héctor Bellerín still can't leave Arsenal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Weekend Preview: Toney's Penalties, Van Dijk's Return & Grealish for POTY?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 48:33

    Hosts Dan Bardell and George Elek are joined by bet365's Steve Freeth for the first weekend preview of the new Premier League season...  Can newcomers Brentford upset the odds against Arsenal on opening night, who will outscore who as Leeds face Manchester United, will Harry Kane start for Spurs against Man City and just how good is Liverpool's Harvey Elliott? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    How the Messi transfer fits into FFP & the future of investment in football

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2021 48:20

    Mark Chapman is joined by The Athletic's Oliver Kay to look at how Lionel Messi's transfer to PSG plays against the backdrop of financial fair play, nearly ten years after it was first introduced by UEFA. With Man City and PSG spending as much as they ever have, can we really say that FFP has worked? Has it merely supressed the middle and allowed the elite to break free? Is this latest spending spree just a quirk of the post-covid landscape? We are also joined by Luis Alberto Ruiz - football investor and equity portfolio manager for MAPFRE - for a look at the deal La Liga have done with investment fund CVC Capital - selling a 10% stake for 2.7 billion - and whether it is a good deal for the Spanish clubs. Is it the way forward for European sports leagues to grow revenues sustainably? Or is it dangerous to put your destiny in the hands of profit-minded investors? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Secrets Of Solskjaer's Reign At Manchester United

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 49:42

    Hosts Dan Bardell and Flo Lloyd-Hughes speak to The Athletic's Laurie Whitwell about Manchester United and the big question marks over their manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Laurie reveals some of the big surprises in writing the piece and he reflects on what the new season may hold for Paul Pogba, Mason Greenwood, Jadon Sancho and others. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    How PSG closed in on signing Messi + Lukaku returns to Chelsea

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 44:14


    Mark Chapman is joined by The Athletic's Adam Crafton, Dermot Corrigan and James Horncastle to take you inside Lionel Messi's extraordinary departure from Barcelona as he prepares to sign for PSG. Where does this move leave Barcelona on and off the pitch? Why has he chosen to join PSG? Is it about more than just the money? Can Pochettino handle the challenge of managing this squad of superstars? What does this say about the Qatari project after ten years in Paris? All this and more as we take you inside one of the most sensational transfers in football history The Athletic's Simon Johnson also joins us to look at Chelsea's £100m deal to bring Romelu Lukaku back to Stamford Bridge from Inter Milan - is this the final piece of the puzzle for Tuchel? And does it mean Premier League title or bust in the eyes of Abramovich? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


    Business of Sport: The £25 Billion Value of Olympic Glory

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2021 58:07

    Host Mark Chapman & The Athletic's Matt Slater bring an Olympic theme to the Business of Sport and ask what is the value of chasing gold medals - £25 billion according to UK Sport - from a commercial social & political perspective. Guests include UK Sport CEO Sally Munday, Sport England's director of sport Phil Smith and British Cycling director Danielle Every to talk funding, the link between medals & participation, how sports make investment decisions, the value of the sports sector, bidding for major events & working under the huge shadow football casts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Kane determined to move & Grealish transfer latest

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 46:27

    Host Mark Chapman is joined by The Athletic's Adam Crafton, Sam Lee & Dom Fifield to bring you the latest on moves being made by Manchester City to sign both Harry Kane & Jack Grealish this summer. Plus how PSG could be about to test Manchester United's resolve to keep Paul Pogba & the latest on Chelsea's pursuit of their former striker Romelu Lukaku from Inter Milan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    What English football's day of shame means for 2030 World Cup bid

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2021 34:18

    Dan Bardell is joined by The Athletic's Matt Slater & Oli Kay discuss the horrendous scenes at Wembley stadium ahead of the EURO 2020 final that saw fans clash with stewards and police as they attempted to break through gates for Sunday's historic sporting occasion. As Uefa open disciplinary proceedings into security breaches & Chair of DCMS select committee, Julian Knight MP, writes to FA demanding answers could this scupper England's chances of hosting the World Cup in 2030? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    EURO 2020 Final: England beaten on penalties..again

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2021 38:57

    Dan Bardell is joined by Flo Lloyd-Hughes and The Athletic's Carl Anka & Jack Pitt-Brooke to react to a heartbreaking evening for England as they beaten by Italy in the final of EURO 2020 at Wembley. There is plenty of positives to discuss both on and off the pitch, but equally the panel reflects on the behaviour of some England fans and ask if Gareth Southgate got the big decisions wrong after getting so much right through the tournament. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Preview - EURO 2020 Final - England v Italy

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2021 38:59

    Host Dan Bardell is joined by David Preece plus from The Athletic, Oli Kay & Jack Pitt-Brooke to preview England v Italy in the final of EURO 2020. They are also joined by The Athletic's Italian writer James Horncastle. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    ENGLAND REACH EURO 2020 FINAL

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2021 52:09

    Dan Bardell reflects on England reaching the final of a major tournament for the first time since 1966. Alongside Dan - Flo Lloyd Hughes and The Athletic's Carl Anka who were both at Wembley last night. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    EURO 2020: England v Denmark Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2021 45:59

    Dan Bardell is joined by Flo Lloyd Hughes & The Athletic's Jack Pitt-Brooke to preview England's semi final against Denmark. Dan is also joined by for Denmark international Martin Laursen who explains the way the Danes will approach the game at Wembley and how his national side have gone some way in bringing the nation together. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Mailbag: Should England make changes for semi-final?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2021 47:29

    Host Dan Bardell is joined by Lynsey Hooper, David Ornstein & Carl Anka to answer questions from listeners looking ahead to England's semi-final at EURO 2020. Should Gareth Southgate make changes? Is reaching a semi-final a success and a progression or is winning the trophy the only acceptable outcome for England from here? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    REACTION: Ukraine Dispatched

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2021 55:00

    Dan Bardell hosts a celebratory look back at a magnificent night in Rome with Flo Lloyd-Hughes, Oli Kay, and The Athletic's England Correspondent Jack Pitt-Brooke. England scored early against Ukraine before dominating first half possession and territory, following that with a flurry of goals just after the break. Just two Wembley wins stand between Southgate's men and victory in Euro 2020; we look at some of the key players in the drama that unfolded on Saturday night and savour the wealth of options going into the final week of the tournament. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    EURO 2020: England v Ukraine Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2021 52:59

    Host Mark Chapman is joined by Flo Lloyd Hughes plus The Athletic's Jack Pitt-Brooke & Adam Crafton to preview England's EURO 2020 quarter-final.. The Athletic's Jordan Campbell pops by to give his assessment the England's opponents - Ukraine - who he saw defeat Sweden in the last round. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    EURO 2020 Mailbag: How England did it & what next?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2021 48:28

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    REACTION: England Knock Germany Out!!!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2021 68:55

    Dan Bardell is joined by The Athletic's Carl Anka and pro-goalkeeper turned pundit David Preece to relive the nerves, the excitement, and the jubilation of England's 2-0 win against Germany in the last 16 round of Euro 2020. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Preview - England v Germany - EURO 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2021 54:38


    Mark Chapman is joined by Flo Lloyd Hughes, Dan Bardell & The Athletic's Jack Pitt-Brooke & Raphael Honigstein to preview England's last sixteen tie against Germany at EURO 2020. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


    Inside The England Camp

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2021 29:51

    A big, big week ahead as England face Germany in the last 16 of EURO 2020 at Wembley on Tuesday and on today's pod, host Dan Bardell is joined by The Athletic's Oli Kay, Jack Pitt-Brooke & Dan Sheldon to take you inside the training base Gareth's Southgate's team are using to prepare for their last 16 tie. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    England & Penalties

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2021 53:40

    Mark Chapman is joined by David Preece coach and former professional goalkeeper turned journalist, The Athletic's Jack Pitt-Brooke and also Ben Lyttleton, author of “Twelve Yards”, the definitive study of the “art and psychology of the perfect penalty kick, to explore the analytics, psychology, triumphs and tragedies of England and penalty shootouts at major tournaments. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    REACTION: England Beat Czechs, Top Group D

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2021 44:21

    Dan Bardell reunites the Sunday night England Show podcast team of Flo Lloyd-Hughes and Carl Anka to review another 1-0 win for England. Gareth Southgate's side finished top of Group D with seven points and three clean sheets. Jordan Henderson and Harry Maguire got valuable match minutes, and surprise starter Bukayo Saka gave an excellent performance. Yet, there were still moans. It wasn't the most eventful second half, and Harry Kane looked a little sluggish again. So, have we got what it takes to beat France, Germany, or Portugal? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    England v Czech Republic Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2021 41:29

    Mark Chapman is joined by David Preece, Lynsey Hooper & The Athletic's Jack Pitt-Brooke to look ahead to England's final group game of EURO 2020 against the Czech Republic. The Athletic's data analyst Mark Carey breaks down exactly how and why Harry Kane is struggling with England with some of the numbers he dug up in his piece on The Athletic with Alan Shearer. We also get the lowdown on England's opponents from Karel Häring a Czech journalist & editor of Football Club Magazine. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    REACTION: disappointing Wembley draw

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 19, 2021 33:24

    Host Dan Bardell is joined by David Preece & The Athletic's Jack Pitt Brooke to discuss a disappointing draw for England against Scotland at EURO 2020 and give their views on what Gareth Southgate should do next with the team for the final group game against the Czech Republic What went wrong? Why was there no impact from Harry Kane & is it time start Jack Grealish? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    England v Scotland Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2021 51:22

    Mark Chapman is joined by Lynsey Hooper & The Athletic's David Ornstein & Jack Pitt-Brooke to look ahead to England v Scotland at Euro 2020. The panel discuss the possibility of Harry Maguire returning from injury and Jack outlines his article on The Athletic about the relationship between Raheem Sterling & Gareth Southgate. The Athletic's Football Analytics writer Tom Worville drops in to look at the numbers to look out for from both sides & Dan Bardell & The Athletic's Gregg Evans share what they know about the fitness of Jack Grealish. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    How Scotland can bounce back against England

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2021 46:00

    Host Dan Bardell is joined by The Athletic's Dominic Fifiled, Jordan Campbell & Kieran Devlin to look at the tactical & personnel changes Scotland could make when they face England at Wembley on Friday at EURO 2020. The panel also discuss what the game means to both nations on and off the field from a cultural and political point of view. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Dean Henderson Ruled Out and Your Questions Answered

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2021 56:46

    Dan Bardell hosts the latest edition of The Athletic's England Show with our panel of Jack Pitt-Brooke, Flo Lloyd-Hughes, and David Preece answering questions from subscribers. We'll give you our educated opinions on whether Harry Kane was off-colour in the Croatia game, whether Gareth Southgate will rotate his line-up for any of the remaining group games, and when Dan will get to see Jack Grealish feature. On top of all that, we had the breaking news that Dean Henderson has been ruled out of the tournament. Jack kept the team up to speed on how that might impact the squad. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    England Euro '96 Special featuring Gazza & Alan Shearer

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2021 61:06


    Host Mark Chapman is joined by Dan Bardell plus the Athletic's George Caulkin & Oli Kay to look back on England v Scotland at Euro 96 with exclusive interviews with key players including Alan Shearer, Paul Ince & Paul Gascoigne. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


    REACTION: England beat Croatia

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2021 38:39

    Host Dan Bardell is joined by Lynsey Hooper, plus The Athletic's Ed Malyon & Carl Anka bringing you reaction to England getting off to a great start at EURO 2020 by beating Croatia 1-0 at Wembley. As debate before kick-off surrounded team selection, the panel discuss how Gareth Southgate got things right with the selections of Kieran Trippier, Kalvin Phillips & match-winner Raheem Sterling. Carl also shares the experience of being at Wembley and we hear from The Athletic's England correspondent Jack Pitt-Brooke straight from the post match press conference. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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