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    Women's Euros Podcast: England media day – Fran Kirby selection | Jill Scott, the north east's fastest paper girl | Downtime with Lionesses

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 42:59

    In the first episode of the Sky Sports Women's Euros podcast, Sky Sports' senior football journalist Charlotte Marsh and Sky Sports News' England reporter Anton Toloui look back on a busy England Women media day at St George's Park.Fran Kirby discussed her return to the Lionesses set-up, with goalkeeper Hannah Hampton and Nikita Parris also revealing how they reacted to the news that they will be going to Euro 2022.Plus, after Ellen White said Steph Houghton will be cheering the squad on from home, Charlotte and Anton chat how the Lionesses might fare without their former captain.Jill Scott also reveals how she earned the title of ‘fastest paper girl in the north east' and the England players chat about how they use their downtime while in camp.

    My Greatest Goal | Paolo di Canio's sublime volley

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2022 20:22

    Paolo di Canio, Harry Redknapp and Neil Sullivan recall the Italian's sublime volley for West Ham against Wimbledon in 2000.

    My Greatest Goal | Troy Deeney's play-off winner

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 21:59

    Troy Deeney, Manuel Almunia and Andy King discuss Watford's dramatic winner against Leicester in the 2013 Championship playoff semi-final.

    My Greatest Goal | Patjim Kasami's stunning finish

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 17:20

    Patjim Kasami, Darren Bent and Damien Delaney look back at the Swiss striker's incredible goal for Fulham against Crystal Palace from 2013.

    My Greatest Goal | Jermain Defoe's derby delight

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 16:08

    Jermain Defoe, Ryan Taylor and Martin Tyler look back to the 2015 Tyne-Wear derby and Defoe's stunning winner for Sunderland against Newcastle.

    My Greatest Goal | Olivier Giroud's scorpion kick

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 16:48

    Olivier Giroud, Martin Tyler and Wayne Hennessey look back at the former Arsenal striker's stunning 'scorpion kick' finish from 2017.

    Champions League final reaction: Real complete incredible run | Liverpool denied by Courtois | Pre-match chaos

    Play Episode Listen Later May 29, 2022 19:26

    On the Essential Football podcast we react to Real Madrid's Champions League final win over Liverpool, which came courtesy of Vinicius Jnr's second half goal. But that's only part of the story on a dramatic night. Peter Smith is joined by Sky Sports' Nick Wright and Adam Bate from inside the Stade de France to dissect the big talking points. The panel reflect on the twists and turns on the pitch, picking out the standout performers and fine margins which swung it the Spanish side's way, and also discuss the off-field issues, which saw Liverpool supporters struggle to get into the stadium and the match delayed by 37 minutes. We also analyse what this result means for how Liverpool's season as a whole will be assessed – and how they bounce back from this disappointment in 2022/23.

    Champions League final special: Alexander-Arnold vs Vinicius, records on the line, the view from Madrid and the latest from Paris

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 57:04

    In a Champions League final preview special of the Essential Football Podcast, host Ron Walker is joined by a trio of guests to look ahead to the European club showpiece of the season as Liverpool take on 13-time winners Real Madrid in Paris.Sky Sports digital football journalists Richard Morgan and Nick Wright talk us through where the game will be won and lost for Liverpool, whether their Premier League title battle will put them at a disadvantage and how Trent Alexander-Arnold and Vinicius Junior will be a key battle at the Stade de France.Spanish football expert Ben Hayward also joins us to give us the mood from Madrid, where Carlo Ancelotti has been able to rest a number of his key players ahead of the final, and could make his own history if he becomes the first manager to lift the European Cup four times. Ben also explains why Real Madrid have become so synonymous with Champions League success – and what has driven their sensational never-say-die attitude this season.Finally, Sky Sports features writer Adam Bate dials in from the French capital to update us on the latest on the atmosphere in Paris as well as explaining how the temperature could play its part, and give his prediction for Saturday's spectacle.

    Final day special: Man City's dramatic title win | Tottenham's top-four place | Leeds' survival as Burnley drop

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 43:43

    On the Essential Football podcast we look back on an incredible climax to the Premier League season. We hear reports from every game up and down the country before Peter Smith is joined by Sky Sports football journalists Sam Blitz and Joe Shread to dissect the big talking points. In Part One, after hearing the final-whistle verdict from around the grounds, we discuss Manchester City's dramatic title win and Liverpool's near miss and how those two teams have pushed each other to such high levels. And in Part Two, Tottenham's turnaround under Antonio Conte is in the spotlight, while we ask what Arsenal need to do to maintain their upward curve. We also reflect on a bad day for Burnley, following their relegation to the Championship, as Leeds salvage their top-flight status. Plus, we share our moments of the season.

    City crowned Premier League Champions | Keane, Neville, Richards and Redknapp react to incredible end of season

    Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 93:14

    David Jones is joined by Roy Keane, Gary Neville, Micah Richards and Jamie Redknapp at the Etihad stadium as they look back on how the Premier League title was won in dramatic fashion as Manchester City came from two down to win late on against Aston Villa.

    Commentators' special: Martin Tyler, Rob Hawthorne and Bill Leslie reveal all about commentary and look back at the Premier League season

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 60:20

    In the latest episode of the Essential Football podcast, Ron Walker is joined by Sky Sports football commentators Martin Tyler, Rob Hawthorne and Bill Leslie ahead of the final weekend of the Premier League season.In Part One, the trio reveal all about commentary, talking the ins and outs of the day job, how they got started and the challenges they face on the gantry!And in Part Two, Tyler, Hawthorne and Leslie look back at the 2021/22 Premier League season as they discuss their best moments, best goals and favourite lines of the campaign.

    Burnley take vital point from Villa Park as Everton secure safety in the Premier League

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 34:35

    Dave Jones is joined by Stephen Ward and Dion Dublin for what was an exciting evening of football for the bottom half of the table. Everton secured a 3-2 win over Crystal Palace to secure their place in the Premier League next season, whilst Burnley took what could be a valuable point from Villa park in a thrilling 1-1 draw.

    Liverpool complete comeback to take Premier League title race to final day | Carra: Salah should sign new contract!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 33:40

    Kelly Cates is joined by Jamie Carragher and Jamie Redknapp to reflect on Liverpool's 2-1 win over Southampton at St Mary's. The result leaves Liverpool one point behind Man City going into the final day of the season.

    Eintracht Frankfurt vs Rangers: Europa League final special with Kris Boyd, James Tavernier, John Lundstram & Graeme Souness

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 34:34

    Ahead of Rangers' Europa League final against Eintracht Frankfurt, Sky Sports reporter Luke Shanley exclusively speaks to former Rangers striker Kris Boyd in Seville before hearing from captain James Tavernier, midfielder John Lundstram and ex-manager and Sky Sports pundit Graeme Souness.

    Final MNF of the season! | Arsenal's top four hopes in tatters | Nev: Gunners can have no excuses | Carra & Nev's MNF awards

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 94:03

    Dave Jones is joined by both Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville for the final Monday Night Football of the 2021/22 Premier League season. During the pre-match build-up both Carragher and Neville review the weekend's action with the focus particularly on both the title race as Manchester City dropped points at West Ham in the 2-2 draw and the relegation battle which saw Leeds snatch a point late on against Brighton whilst Everton lost 3-2 at home to Brentford.Attention then turns to the analysis of Arsenal's 2-0 defeat to an Newcastle which now leaves the Gunners' top four hopes in tatters. Neville feels they will not have a better opportunity to qualify for Champions League football and there can be no excuses from Mikel Arteta or his players. Carragher says the Magpies can push for a top four finish next season after they produced a inspired performance, he also expects them to invest during the summer transfer window. There is also reaction from Eddie Howe, Granit Xhaka and a deflated Mikel Arteta.In the final part of the show the duo pick their individual MNF awards for the best player, best young player, best new player, best coaching performance, best goal as well as their picks for the team of the season.

    Everton stung by Brentford and Hammers hold City | Richards: Early red card cost Toffees, Souness: City and Liverpool best of any era

    Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2022 44:30

    Micah Richards, Graeme Souness and Phil Jagielka discuss Everton's 3-2 defeat to Brentford in the Premier League as the Toffees miss the chance to ensure survival despite taking the lead against the Bees. Plus, Manchester City fight back to draw 2-2 with West Ham after being 2-0 down at half-time at the London Stadium

    FA Cup special: Liverpool win more silverware | Shoot-out heartbreak again for Chelsea | Salah & VVD injuries

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2022 16:36

    Following Liverpool's epic penalty shootout win over Chelsea in the FA Cup final, football journalists Peter Smith, Lewis Jones and Nick Wright, who were covering the game for Sky Sports, discuss the major talking points from what was another tantalising and tremendously dramatic final.

    Kane & Son punish calamitous Arsenal in NLD win

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 40:17

    David Jones is joined by Jamie Redknapp, Robbie Keane and Theo Walcott as they discuss Tottenham's vital North London derby win over Arsenal as the race for Champions League football between the two clubs is narrowed down to a points difference.

    Richards and Carney react to De Bruyne masterclass as City go three clear at the top

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 35:35

    David Jones is joined by Micah Richards and Karen Carney to reflect on a magnificent performance by Kevin De Bruyne who scored four goals in Manchester City's 5-1 win over Wolves which sees them only needing four more points to retain Premier League title.

    North London derby special: Antonio Conte exclusive & Alan Smith's preview

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 29:44

    Ahead of Thursday's season-defining North London derby, Sky Sports digital football journalist Jack Wilkinson heads to the Tottenham training ground to speak with boss Antonio Conte, before senior football journalist Oliver Yew sits down with former Gunners striker Alan Smith for the view from the red half of north London.

    Liverpool keep on City's tail with 2-1 victory over Villa | Carra, Redknapp and Dublin on arrival of Haaland to the Premier League

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 30:36

    Jamie Carragher, Jamie Redknapp and Dion Dublin dissect a vital 2-1 win for Liverpool at Villa Park to keep their title hopes alive. They also cover the breaking news that Erling Haaland has secured a move to Man City and discuss what this will mean for the Premier League.

    Is the Premier League title race over? Can Spurs catch Arsenal? Plus Man Utd woes, the relegation fight and WSL final-day drama

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 51:52

    On the latest Essential Football Podcast, host Ron Walker is joined by Sam Blitz and Zinny Boswell to talk the Premier League title race as Man City took advantage of Liverpool's slip-up to widen the gap at the top of the table, plus the race for Europe, survival and a dramatic final WSL weekend.PART 1 | Is there still hope for Liverpool, with Manchester City moving three points clear in the title race? Why have Chelsea collapsed, are Arsenal home and dry in the race for Europe or can Spurs get a result in the North London derby to cause a late upset?PART 2 | Advantage Everton in the Premier League survival race. What's changed for Frank Lampard? Who should be more worried out of Burnley or Leeds? And we put Sam and Zinny's knowledge of Man Utd's woes to the test in a special game of ‘higher or lower'.PART 3 | After a dramatic final weekend in the WSL, how did Chelsea retain the title and where did it not quite happen for Arsenal? What are the takeaways from the rest of the league table and what can we expect to happen this summer?All that, and much, much more!

    Richards, Carra & Redknapp discuss nail-biting title race after City hit 5 past Magpies

    Play Episode Listen Later May 8, 2022 43:45

    David Jones is joined by Micah Richards, Jamie Carragher and Jamie Redknapp to discuss Manchester City's emphatic 5-0 win over Newcastle that sees them go three points clear of title-rivals Liverpool.

    Souness and Dublin slam Man Utd after losing 4-0 to Brighton

    Play Episode Listen Later May 7, 2022 29:51

    Graeme Souness and Dion Dublin join Kelly Cates as they discuss Brighton's special 4-0 win over Manchester United.

    Will Liverpool & Man City's Champions League results impact the title race? | The relegation battle continues | Fulham, Bournemouth assessed

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 42:41

    In the latest episode of the Essential Football Podcast, Ron Walker is joined by Sky Sports features writer Nick Wright, Sky Sports News reporter Ben Ransom and Sky Sports EFL expert Dan Long to discuss all the talking points ahead of another busy weekend of Premier League football.PART ONE | The panel reflect on differing Champions League fortunes for Liverpool and Manchester City in midweek. Liverpool overcame a bit of a scare to power past Villarreal, while Real Madrid produced an epic comeback to knock out Pep Guardiola's side. Will those results have any impact on the Premier League title race as Jurgen Klopp's side prepare to face Tottenham and City hist Newcastle?PART TWO | Burnley's turnaround, Cristiano Ronaldo's incredible goal scoring form, Everton's poor away record, Arsenal's chase for the Champions League and Leeds' relegation concerns are also up for discussion as continue to look ahead at the weekend's action in the top-flight.PART THREE | Finally, the guys by Dan Long to look at what Fulham and Bournemouth can bring to the Premier League after winning promotion back to the top-flight. With the final day of the regular Championship season this weekend, who will join Nottingham Forest and Huddersfield in the play-offs and who will eventually seal promotion at Wembley?All that, and much, much more! 

    MNF: Roy Keane joins Carra | Rangnick's tenure, can Everton stay up & Keane's greatest ever Utd PL XI

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 86:55

    Jamie Carragher and Roy Keane discuss Manchester's United's 3-0 win over Brentford in the Premier League, the job Ralf Rangnick has done at Old Trafford, can Erik ten Hag take inspiration from Jurgen Klopp's first few seasons in charge of Liverpool and can Everton avoid the drop after Frank Lampard's change of style? Plus, Roy picks his greatest ever Manchester United Premier League XI.

    Arsenal bounce back into top four with battling win at West Ham | Pundits praise Nketiah's impact | Smith: Arsenal look 'streetwise'

    Play Episode Listen Later May 1, 2022 49:30

    Dave Jones presents Super Sunday and is joined by Graeme Souness, Jermain Defoe, Jamie Redknapp and Alan Smith as they react to and analyse the talking points from Arsenal's battling win against West Ham at the London stadium which saw the Gunners bounce back into the top four after Spurs' earlier win against Leicester. All four pundits singled out Eddie Nketiah's performance and praised the forward for his impact in Arsenal's attack. Alan Smith feels the Gunners have now got strong character's in the dressing room and look more ‘streetwise' which allows them to dig out difficult results that they have previously been criticised for not doing. There is also reaction from Arsenal's Aaron Ramsdale, Rob Holding, West Ham captain Mark Noble and both managers, Mikel Arteta and David Moyes.

    City power past Leeds | Pep: An incredible win | Marsch: We are making progress

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2022 40:26

    All the reaction and analysis from Elland Road as Man City win 4-0 in a comfortable win on the road.

    Mikel Arteta special: Arsenal's transfer plans, why they can't copy Liverpool's route to the top and how his project is shaping up

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 30:05

    In the latest episode of the Essential Football Podcast, Sky Sports features writer Nick Wright sits down with Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta for an exclusive interview at the club's training centre at London Colney.Ahead the Gunners' crucial Premier League clash with West Ham - which is live on Sky Sports on Sunday - the Arsenal boss discusses how his side have adapted after injuries to Kieran Tierney and Thomas Partey, the club's summer transfer plans, why they cannot copy Liverpool's route to the top and how his Arsenal project is developing. Are they ahead of schedule?Arteta also talks the recent return of club legends Dennis Bergkamp and Thierry Henry to the Emirates Stadium and the race for the top four.In Part 2, Nick is then joined by Sky Sports senior football journalist Oliver Yew to discuss the interview and all things Arsenal ahead of a crucial few weeks for the club as they bid to return to the Champions League.

    Ronaldo gives United another important point and Chelsea left frustrated despite dominant performance

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 39:25

    Roy Keane and Jamie Redknapp discuss the events of Manchester United's 1-1 draw against Chelsea, with Ronaldo coming up with the goods again for the Red Devils. They discuss what the future will look like for Manchester United under Erik Ten Hag, and how much of a job he has on his hands.

    Crystal Palace's clash with Leeds ends goalless - but will it be a vital point for Jesse Marsch's side?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 54:00

    Jamie Carragher and Robbie Keane discuss the 0-0 draw between Crystal Palace and Leeds and how important that point could be for Leeds in their bid for survival. Robbie Keane also takes a look down memory lane and talks about his partnership with Dimitar Berbatov at Tottenham, as well as his difficulties at Liverpool.

    Premier League review: Relentless Man City, Liverpool | Advantage Arsenal in top four race | Everton in danger of the drop

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 41:33

    After another Premier League weekend packed with twists and turns, we assess what the latest results mean for the title race, the chase for a top-four finish and the battle for survival at the bottom of the table. Peter Smith is joined by Sky Sports' senior football journalist Oliver Yew and football journalist Lewis Jones to look back on: Man City's breeze past Watford and Liverpool's battle to victory in the Merseyside derby; a significant weekend for Arsenal, who beat Man Utd and saw Spurs slip-up at Brentford; and Burnley's crucial win over Wolves which lifts them out of the relegation zone and above Everton. We pick out a key moment to come for Man City and Liverpool, the potentially deciding factor in Arsenal's pursuit of a return to the Champions League, and what Everton can learn from Burnley to boost their chances in the relegation scrap.

    Reds maintain title push | Everton into bottom 3 | Klopp: Players stepped up

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 24, 2022 48:37

    Reaction from Anfield as Liverpool win an ill-tempered Merseyside derby that leaves Everton in the relegation zone and Jurgen Klopp's side still chasing the Premier League title.

    Eriksen spoils Tottenham's party as Brentford keep them at a goalless draw

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 23, 2022 45:12

    Jamie Redknapp and Jermaine Defoe analyse Eriksen's impact as he faced his former side, and debate what the goalless draw will mean for Tottenham finishing in the top four.

    Erik Ten Hag announcement: Jamie Carragher on the new man at Old Trafford, plus Arsenal vs Man Utd preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 27:44

    Erik Ten Hag's announcement as Manchester United's new manager means we've ripped up the script for the Essential Football Podcast, with the Dutchman's unveiling heralding - yet another - new era at Old Trafford.Host Ron Walker is joined by Sky Sports' Jamie Carragher as well as senior football writer Peter Smith and features writer Adam Bate to talk about the new man, what United can expect from him and the challenges he faces at Old Trafford.The podcast also looks ahead to the weekend meeting at the Emirates, when a resurgent Arsenal host United on the back of a 4-2 win at Chelsea on Wednesday night.

    Arsenal reignite top-four hopes with thrilling win at Chelsea | Redknapp: Young guns showed real character | Hasselbaink critical of Lukaku

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 31:30

    Dave Jones is joined by Paul Merson, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and Jamie Redknapp as they analyse Arsenal's crucial 4-2 win against Chelsea which re-ignited the Gunners' top-four finish hopes. Jamie Redknapp praised the performances of Arsenal's young players and felt they showed real character. Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink highlighted Romelu Lukaku's display and was critical of his passion as it was another under-par performance from the Belgian. There is also reaction from Bukayo Saka, Eddie Nketiah and both a jubilant Mikel Arteta and dejected Thomas Tuchel.

    Keane slams Manchester United as Liverpool climb to the top of the league

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 50:20

    Neville, Carragher, Keane and Souness reflect on a dominant Liverpool 4-0 win over Manchester United and discuss the state of Manchester United and what the future holds for them, with a managerial announcement expected in the coming weeks.

    Man Utd issues, Liverpool quadruple chase - Liverpool vs Man Utd preview special with Sky Sports News' Melissa Reddy

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 44:48

    On the latest edition of the Essential Football Podcast, we look ahead to Tuesday's Sky Live clash between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield, which could play a major part in deciding the race for the Premier League title and the top four.PART 1 | Sky Sports News senior reporter Melissa Reddy, fresh from interviewing Ralf Rangnick, assesses the mood at Old Trafford after scraping a 3-2 win over Norwich, where boos from the stands leave Paul Pogba and the ongoing situation regarding Erik Ten Hag and an Old Trafford summer rebuild.PART 2 | Sky Sports senior football journalist Pete Smith and features writer Nick Wright analyse Liverpool's quadruple chances, their performance against Manchester City, Mo Salah and Sadio Mane's contract situations and how Thiago Alcantara has helped evolve the Reds' style this season.PART 3 | What hope do Manchester United have at Anfield? Will the 5-0 at Old Trafford play a part in the return fixture? How will Klopp balance his squad with Everton up next and would United stay in the race even with a defeat...

    Newcastle's thrilling last-minute winner against Leicester pushes them even closer to safety

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 17, 2022 26:43

    David Jones is joined by Jamie Redknapp and Kieron Dyer to analyse the surprising turn of events in Newcastle's 2-1 win against Leicester, with the home side scoring in the last-minute to take all three points.

    Man City vs Liverpool assessed, more problems at Man Utd and an Everton lifeline, plus the North London top-four race

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 38:23

    Looking back on the weekend's action on the Essential Football Podcast, host Ron Walker is joined by Sky Sports digital football writers Sam Blitz and Dan Sansom as the top two went head-to-head at the Etihad, Everton shocked Man Utd and the North London chase for the Champions League took another twist.PART 1 - Man City vs Liverpool: Who was Sunday's 2-2 draw a better result for? Could Liverpool have hoped for more? And are the run-ins all that they might seem?PART 2 - Everton vs Man Utd: What went wrong for Utd and right for Everton? Did Sean Dyche's words spur them on? Will Erik Tan Hag want to take over on this showing, and how big is the scale of the overhaul they need?PART 3 - The top-four race: After back-to-back defeats for Arsenal, what's gone wrong at the Emirates? Have they run out of steam in the race for fourth? Are Spurs now the real deal, and are they such a one-man team after all?

    Manchester City 2-2 Liverpool | Are we any closer to knowing who will end up champions?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 10, 2022 46:35

    Jamie Carragher, Gary Neville, Roy Keane and Micah Richards join David Jones to unpick a thrilling Manchester City vs Liverpool showstopper, that saw the score finish 2-2. The pundits discuss what could be in store for both teams in the next few games, as well as debating whether they should be prioritising the Premier League or the Champions League.

    Son scores hat-trick | Spurs thrash Villa 4-0 | Conte proud | Reaction and analysis

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2022 40:03

    Kelly Cates is joined by Darren Bent and Graeme Souness to look back on Tottenham's 4-0 win over Aston Villa.

    Wood sees off Wolves | 'Massive step towards safety' | Lage left frustrated

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2022 15:58

    Kelly Dalglish and Jamie Carragher lead the post-match discussions after Eddie Howe's Newcastle side beat Wolves 1-0 at St James' Park.

    Jamie Carragher special: Why a Liverpool win at Man City wouldn't end the title race, where the game will be won and... his big prediction

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2022 10:05

    In a special edition of the Essential Football Podcast, Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher joins Ron Walker to discuss this weekend's crunch title-race clash as leaders Manchester City host second-placed Liverpool live on Sky Sports Premier League this Sunday.Carra explains why the game may still not act as the title decider even with so little of the season left, why City and Liverpool have the edge in different parts of the pitch, why a draw might be a good result for both managers - and predicts how the Etihad showdown is going to go.

    Burnley edge Everton 3-2 in relegation fight thriller!

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2022 21:23

    Kelly Cates is joined by former Burnley striker Sam Vokes and former Everton striker Kevin Campbell as they discuss Burnley's thrilling 3-2 win over the Toffees that now leaves the Clarets just one point behind their relegation rivals.

    MNF: Palace humble Arsenal | Rooney on Poch | PL Hall of Fame nominations

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 58:41

    David Jones and Jamie Carragher are joined for a bumper MNF by the current Derby boss and Premier League legend Wayne Rooney.

    Problems mount at Man Utd | Kane making Spurs able | Crisis envelops Everton | City, Liverpool set for title decider?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 36:49

    On this week's Essential Football Podcast, Charlotte Marsh is joined by Sky Sports' digital football journalist Jack Wilkinson and digital features writer Adam Bate to discuss a busy weekend of Premier League action. PART ONE | The top four race heated up, starting with Manchester United's loss at Leicester. In a lacklustre performance, is Man Utd's push for the top four all but over? Plus Marcus Rashford's future continues to be in doubt. Tottenham laid down their marker for a top four finish, beating Newcastle and inspired by Harry Kane. Plus are Chelsea now looking over their shoulder after a shock defeat to Brentford? PART TWO | Everton's season continues to tumble after a 2-1 defeat to West Ham. We ask how Frank Lampard could turn things around and just where they went wrong at the London Stadium. Everton face a huge match against Burnley on Wednesday evening before a brutal run-in, but could any of the bottom three do enough to pull themselves above Everton and out on danger?PART THREE | Man City and Liverpool kept pace with one another in the Premier League title race ahead of a huge showdown on Super Sunday. The panel assess whether their upcoming meeting will decide this year's league champion

    Ginola: Newcastle need to rebuild, Spurs need to secure Kane

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 3, 2022 50:15

    Following Spurs' 5-1 thrashing of Newcastle, David Ginola thinks a Harry Kane replacement could cost upwards of £200 million and the current Newcastle team needs a complete overhaul.

    SNF | Neville laments the state of affairs at Old Trafford as Man Utd lose ground in CL race after Leicester draw

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 2, 2022 41:27

    Premier League preview: Can Liverpool make it 10 wins in a row? Is Leicester clash must-win for Man Utd? Will the pressure get to Arsenal?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2022 43:17

    The Premier League is back! Joining Ron Walker on the Essential Football Podcast this week is Sky Sports senior football journalist Richard Morgan, as well as digital football writer Joe Shread, to discuss the talking points worth keeping an eye on in this weekend's games.PART ONE | The panel ponder whether Liverpool's early start against Watford will hinder them, if Man City should worry about their defensive injuries, whether a partially-filled Stamford Bridge will affect Chelsea, if Leeds can Marsch on again and ask if Man Utd's Saturday Night Football clash with Leicester is must-win for Ralf Rangnick.PART TWO | The panel look ahead to Super Sunday and how Everton turn their fortunes around at West Ham, and whether Newcastle will cut short Spurs' recent good form in north London. The group also preview Arsenal's trip to Crystal Palace on Monday Night Football, and give us their shouts about who faces the biggest weekend – and a Premier League prediction for the matchday.

    England special: Maguire boos, the best and worst case World Cup draws and our 23-man squad selections for Qatar

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 37:14

    It's an England special of the Essential Football Podcast after the Three Lions' wins over Switzerland and Ivory Coast during the international break. Charlotte Marsh is joined by senior football journalist Pete Smith and football writer Ben Grounds to have a look back - and forwards - on England's 2022.Part 1 | What did we learn from the two friendlies? How much can we read into Gareth Southgate's squad selection, and who did the guys pick in their 23 for Qatar?Part 2 | What was the thinking behind the Maguire boos and did Southgate nail his response? Who could England face in Qatar, and who would be the best and worst-case scenario? Finally, how is England's 2022 shaping up?

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