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James Richardson and the Totally Football Show team are here twice a week to tell you everything you need to know about the Premier League and beyond for the 2018-19 season

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Ever ever

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2022 60:09

Jimbo is joined this week by Duncan Alexander, Dom Fifield and Maher Mezahi. Tragedy strikes at the Africa Cup of Nations with 8 people killed in crushes outside the Olembe Stadium in Cameroon. On the pitch, it's quarter-final weekend with the North African derby between Egypt and Morocco the headline act. In the Premier League, have Watford finally made a sensible managerial appointment in the shape of Roy Hodgson? Could he be the man to finally give them a clean sheet? Greg O'Keefe is back to discuss an episode of Ted Lasso set in Merseyside aka Everton's search for a new manager. Fans want Vitor Pereira out before he's in and Pereira conducts his job interview on Sky Sports News. Could Frank Lampard be on his way to Goodison? Are we all too scathing of his past managerial achievements? Plus transfer talk and the prospect of van de Beek at Selhurst Park. Plus the story of Messi's career in xG. RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: The tragic stadium crush in Cameroon (02m 30s) • PART 1b: Events on the pitch at AFCON (10m 00s)  • PART 2: Roy returns at Watford (26m 00s)  • PART 3: The Everton managerial sideshow with Greg O'Keefe (35m 00s) • PART 4: Transfer talk and Messi xG (47m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Cut the fig

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2022 58:23

The Euro crew of Jimbo, James Horncastle, Julien Laurens and Alvaro Romeo assemble after another dramatic weekend across the continent. Real Madrid, Sevilla and Atletico Madrid all come from 2-0 down to salvage something in La Liga. But can Ousmane Dembele salvage his career after Barca tell him he's no longer welcome at Camp Nou? There's a top of the table clash in the Netherlands as leaders PSV took on the inexplicably not leaders Ajax. Yordi Yamali has more. Lionel Messi returns for PSG but it's Marco Verratti who turns goalscorer supreme in their 4-0 win over Reims. And why won't Poch play the kids? Thiago Motta is earning his managerial stripes as Spezia go from strength to strength in Serie A. And Super Mario Balotelli is back with the Azzurri. RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Moment of the weekend (01m 30s) • PART 2: A weekend of comebacks in La Liga (05m 00s)  • PART 3: Ligue 1 – Messi returns for PSG (19m 00s)  • PART 4a: Bundesliga bulletin (31m 00s) • PART 4b: PSV 1-2 Ajax with Yordi Yamali (32m 00s) • PART 5: Motta flying at Spezia and Balotelli back with the Azzurri (38m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

A reality that wasn't there

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2022 72:03

Jimbo welcomes Natalie Gedra, Sasha Goryunov and Daniel Storey into the pod after the final weekend of Premier League action for a fortnight. Man City drop points while Liverpool emerge unscathed from their spell without Salah and Mane. Could the title race actually be back on? The race for the top 4 is wide open as Chelsea swot aside Spurs once again. Did Conte show too much of an inferiority complex? At the bottom, it's looking bleak for Everton as Big Dunc's battle cries can't make up for a lack of quality playmakers. There's lots of love for Thiago Silva, Declan Rice, Mohammed Salisu and Bruno Lage Plus the latest from AFCON. And Sasha eats all the pies. RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Chelsea 2-0 Tottenham (03m 00s) • PART 1b: Man Utd 1-0 West Ham (12m 00s)  • PART 1c: Arsenal 0-0 Wolves & Brentford 1-2 Wolves (18m 00s)  • PART 2a: Everton 0-1 Aston Villa (29m 00s) • PART 2b: The battle at the bottom (35m 00s) • PART 3: Forest 2-1 Derby and Southampton 1-1 Man City (42m 00s) • PART 4a: Palace 1-3 Liverpool and Leicester 1-1 Brighton (49m 00s) • PART 4b: AFCON last 16 preview (64m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Flabby midsection

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 73:21

Jimbo is joined by Duncan Alexander, Tom Williams and Dan Bardell to oversee a Premier League weekend chock full of narrative. The complexion of Everton v Aston Villa is changed completely by Big Dunc taking the helm, up against Stevie G on Merseyside again. David Moyes returns to Old Trafford again as West Ham face a Rangnick side still waiting to play 90 good minutes within the same match. In midweek, Tottenham complete a historic comeback at Leicester with Antonio Conte transforming the mentality of his squad. But what's happened to Chelsea and why are they all so miserable? The panel discusses the prospect of watching Christian Eriksen play football again if he does indeed join his fellow Danes at Brentford. Maher Mezahi gives us the latest from AFCON as Ghana go out and Gabon progress despite the most shambolic preparations possible.  Plus Fulham attempting a Peterborough. And Nutella – the ketchup of professional cycling. RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Leicester 2-3 Tottenham (05m 30s) • PART 1b: Brighton 1-1 Chelsea (14m 00s)  • PART 2a: Everton v Aston Villa preview (26m 00s)  • PART 2b: The battle at the bottom – and in the middle (34m 00s) • PART 3: Eriksen to Brentford? Plus Brentford 1-3 Man Utd (44m 00s) • PART 4: The latest from AFCON with Maher Mezahi (57m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Used car salesman

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 60:04

Jimbo and the Euro crew of James Horncastle, Julien Laurens and Alvaro Romeo dissect the weekend action on the continent. Real Madrid win the Spanish Super Cup in Saudi Arabia with Ancelotti and Modric remaining evergreen. But the real headlines are made back home in the Copa Del Rey with the Betis derby suspended and completed 24 hours later behind closed doors after a missile strikes Joan Jordan. Bordeaux suspend Laurent Koscielny and sink to second bottom of Ligue 1 after a 6-0 defeat to Rennes. In Italy, Nani debuts for Venezia, Paulo Dybala might be on the way out of Juventus and the panel debate whether Ciro Immobile is any good or not. And Christoph Biermann gives us the latest from the Bundesliga where Erling Haaland raises questions about his future and Union finally give Berlin a team to be proud of. RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Moment of the weekend (03m 00s) • PART 2: Real win the Super Cup and madness in the Seville derby (06m 30s)  • PART 3: The Bundesliga bulletin with Christoph Biermann (20m 00s)  • PART 4: Nani, Dybala and how good is Immobile? (32m 00s) • PART 5: The debacle at Bordeaux (49m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Greetings fellow kids

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 77:23

Jimbo is joined by Carl Anka, Daniel Storey and Charlie Eccleshare after a weekend packed full of talking points. While there's a controversial postponement of the North London derby, Leeds just carry on playing and win at West Ham. Does Bielsa get enough credit? Is Declan Rice being pushed too far forward? Plus what's up with the different size dinner tables at Man United? The Athletic's Greg O'Keeffe has details on chaos club Everton sacking Rafa Benitez and perhaps the imminent return of Roberto Martinez to Goodison Park. Chelsea are beaten by Manchester City again as we ask why Tuchel's side can't put together a long winning streak. And why do they continue to misuse Lukaku? Plus Caulker v Zaha at AFCON, James Ward-Prowse's crumpled technique and paintballing with Temuri Ketsbaia. RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: That North London derby postponement (01m 30s) • PART 1b: West Ham 2-3 Leeds (13m 00s)  • PART 2: Aston Villa 2-2 Man Utd (23m 30s)  • PART 3a: Everton sack Rafa Benitez with Greg O'Keefe (36m 00s) • PART 3b: Newcastle 1-1 Watford (49m 00s) • PART 4a: On This Day and the rest of the Premier League weekend (53m 00s) • PART 4b: AFCON – Algeria's 35 game unbeaten run comes to an end (67m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

There's no decimal place in football

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 66:24

Jimbo welcomes back Michael Cox, Duncan Alexander and Dom Fifield ahead of a weekend fixture list packed full of potential drama. Chelsea breeze past Spurs in the Carabao Cup semi-final. Now they travel to the Etihad, needing a win against Man City to keep the title race alive. So with a point probably being a great result, how will Pep approach this match? As for Spurs, it's the North London derby and the first managerial meeting of Antonio Conte and Mikel Arteta. Will we see the all-action Conte on the touchline once again after a few dispiriting performances? There's huge controversy at AFCON with the referee at Tunisia v Mali blowing the full-time whistle early. Not once but twice. Maher Mezahi was there and fills us in on the latest goings on at the tournament. We discuss Newcastle's Chris Wood, Sierra Leone's Steven Caulker and Michael Olise – the new Adnan Januzaj? Plus goal average. How was that ever a thing? RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Chelsea through to the Carabao Cup final (03m 00s) • PART 1b: Man City v Chelsea preview (08m 00s)  • PART 2: Spurs v Arsenal & Brighton v Palace – two big derbies (16m 00s)  • PART 3: Controversy at AFCON with Maher Mezahi (26m 00s) • PART 4: West Ham v Leeds & Aston Villa v Man Utd previews (41m 00s) • PART 5: The rest of the Premier League weekend (55m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

An assault on the rulebook

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 58:07

The Totally Football Show European Edition returns for 2022 with Jimbo, James Horncastle, Julien Laurens and Alvaro Romeo. No doubting the game of the weekend across the continent as Juventus come from 3-1 down to beat Roma's side packed full of Englishmen. Remember when Mourinho sides used to be able to defend? In Spain, Real Madrid's team of 10 certain starters get back to winning ways. But the social media statements of Valencia and Real Betis criticising referees cast a shadow over La Liga. Bayern lose at home to Monchengladbach to mark the return of the Bundesliga – the league where no games get postponed. Monaco are under new management in France while PSG continue to make Jules sigh. Plus Spanish Super Cup, more misery for Shevchenko at Genoa and how Sassuolo will continue to solve Italy's problems. RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Moment of the weekend (02m 00s) • PART 2: Roma 3-4 Juventus (09m 00s)  • PART 3: The Bundesliga, where no games get postponed (20m 00s)  • PART 4: La Liga clubs tweet criticism of referees (30m 00s) • PART 5: Monaco under new management (41m 00s) • PART 6: Salernitana saved in Serie A (47m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Three small little claps

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 60:38

Jimbo, Daniel Storey, Adrian Clarke and Lynsey Hooper review a monumental weekend in the FA Cup and beyond. Non-league Kidderminster and Boreham Wood are through to round 4 as we have a bit of a moan about TV scheduling. And we enjoy the magic of smashing in a free-kick from 35 yards. There's more than a few mentions of Nottingham Forest knocking out Arsenal. And individually there were bad weekends for Butland, Tavares and Ndombele. Also AFCON gets underway and the biggest shock of the whole weekend comes in the WSL as Birmingham beat Arsenal. RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Nottingham Forest 1-0 Arsenal (01m 00s) • PART 1b: Kidderminster and Boreham Wood through to round 4 (05m 00s)  • PART 1c: Hull 2-3 Everton (13m 00s)  • PART 1d: Newcastle 0-1 Cambridge (18m 00s) • PART 2: The rest of the FA Cup weekend (22m 00s) • PART 3: Big shocks in the WSL + AFCON underway (43m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

That's where the devil lives

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 63:32

Jimbo welcomes back Duncan Alexander, Charlie Eccleshare and Tom Williams to a cup-heavy Totally Football Show. Chelsea have one foot in the Carabao Cup final after disposing of Tottenham 2-0 in their semi-final first leg. Did Spurs put in one of the worst first half performances ever? It's FA Cup third round weekend. Can Chesterfield summon the spirit of Dyche as they head to Stamford Bridge? Will Hull hammer a nail into Rafa's coffin as they host Everton? Maher Mezahi tells you everything you need to know about AFCON. From Cameroonian jazz to bullets in buttocks. In the Premier League, Ralf Rangnick's honeymoon at Man United lasted around 20 minutes as he suffers defeat at the hands of Wolves on Monday. And is Philippe Coutinho on his way back to the Premier League? Elsewhere, phallic formations, Nelson Vivas and Antony Worrall Thompson stealing cheese. RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Chelsea 2-0 Tottenham (05m 30s) • PART 2: Chelsea v Chesterfield, Swindon v Man City, Forest v Arsenal & Millwall v Palace previews (16m 00s)  • PART 3a: The rest of the FA Cup weekend (29m 00s)  • PART 3b: Man Utd 0-1 Wolves (35m 00s) • PART 3c: Coutinho on his way to Villa? (40m 00s) • PART 4: AFCON preview with Maher Mezahi (46m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Magic cupboard

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 69:19

Matt Davies-Adams is in the hot seat for the first Totally Football Show of 2022, alongside Daniel Storey, Dan Bardell and Sasha Goryunov. Most of the panel were at Stamford Bridge to see Chelsea and Liverpool in a pulsating draw that led both sets of players to believe the title race was over. Romelu Lukaku wasn't at Stamford Bridge. We ask what he was trying to achieve with his interview criticising Thomas Tuchel's tactics. Man City win at Arsenal in another hugely eventful clash. Does the reaction towards the refereeing decisions again show how officials are mistreated in this country? Brighton are the envy of most teams in the country right now as they win at Goodison and supporting Everton continues to be a character-building experience.  Plus we praise Brentford's strength in depth and make some bold predictions for 2022. RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Watford's AFCON obstructions (03m 00s) • PART 2: Chelsea 2-2 Liverpool (05m 30s)  • PART 3: Arsenal 1-2 Man City (23m 30s)  • PART 4a: Leeds 3-1 Burnley (35m 00s) • PART 4b: Everton 2-3 Brighton (39m 00s) • PART 4c: The rest of the Premier League weekend (46m 00s) • PART 5: Big predictions for 2022 (62m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

When the mill shuts

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 67:43

For the final time in 2021, it's the Totally Football Show with Jimbo joined by Duncan Alexander, Rory Smith and Dom Fifield. It's the end of the year and the end of the title race? Liverpool lose at Leicester while broken Chelsea are held by Bissouma's brilliant Brighton. Is there any shame in finishing second to City? Ralf Rangnick's revolution at Man United takes a backward step with some not happy about training at night-time. Plus how bad are Norwich and what's their beef with Billy Gilmour? And we look back on the best and worst of 2021. It was the year of fans back in stadiums, the short-lived Super League and sticking Diaz on the end of your name. RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Man City home and dry in the title race? (05m 00s) • PART 2: Newcastle 1-1 Man Utd (31m 00s)  • PART 3: The rest of the weekend Premier League action (41m 00s)  • PART 4: Looking back on 2021 (51m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 60% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Team Segway

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 59:03

Jimbo is joined by Daniel Storey, Tom Williams and Lynsey Hooper to look back on a Boxing Day bonanza of goals in the Premier League. Manchester City eventually see off Leicester 6-3 to make it 9 league wins in a row. Is this current City side the finest tactical innovation of Pep's career? Arsenal and Southampton secure big wins away from home as we praise target men Lacazette and Broja, while saving some more love for Odegaard and Ward-Prowse. But did Dean Smith jump back into management too soon? Plus AFCON, ball-cam and a bird in the hand RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Man City 6-3 Leicester (04m 00s) • PART 2: Aston Villa 1-3 Chelsea (21m 00s)  • PART 3: Norwich 0-5 Arsenal and the rest of the Boxing Day action (27m 00s)  • PART 4: Looking ahead to the Premier League midweek (45m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 60% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The evolution of strength

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 68:23

Join Jimbo, Duncan Alexander, Nick Miller and Adrian Clarke for the pre-Christmas Totally Football Show. The Carabao Cup quarter-finals provide much excitement with Leicester missing a golden opportunity to knock out Liverpool. And Tottenham continue to flourish under their scary Italian man. Next up for the Foxes is a trip to the Etihad on Sunday, while low-scoring Chelsea look to break down Steven Gerrard's Villa. Plus Boxing Day 1963, the December 2006 goal of the month, Keown in the baths at Highbury, Roadhouse and World's Strongest Man. RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: The latest Covid landscape (05m 00s) • PART 1b: Carabao Cup quarter-final round up (08m 30s)  • PART 2a: Boxing Day – what's the big deal? (26m 00s)  • PART 2b: Man City v Leicester & Aston Villa v Chelsea previews (33m 30s) • PART 3a: Sherwood and his gilet (45m 00s) • PART 3b: Norwich v Arsenal preview (48m 00s) • PART 4a: The December 2006 Goal Of The Month competition (50m 00s) • PART 4b: The rest of the Premier League weekend (55m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Invisible friend

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 67:06

For the last time in 2021, it's the European edition with Jimbo, James Horncastle, Raphael Honigstein, Alvaro Romeo and Julien Laurens. Is the title race over in the Bundesliga? Are Nagelsmann's Bayern better than Flick's Bayern? Or Pep's Bayern? Similarly Inzaghi's done some wonderful interior design at Inter. Are the Nerazzurri playing some of their best football ever? Atletico lose a third league game in a row for the first time under Simeone but there's hope for Barcelona thanks to their talented youngsters. The Coupe de France is marred by yet more crowd violence as the game between Paris FC and Lyon is abandoned at half-time. And we end with some Secret Santa – or at least its audio equivalent. RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Moment of the weekend (02m 00s) • PART 2: Atalanta 1-4 Roma (06m 00s)  • PART 3a: Atletico lose again, Real draw a blank (12m 30s)  • PART 3b: Bayern go 9 points clear in the Bundesliga (19m 00s) • PART 4: Coupe De France – more fan trouble (29m 00s) • PART 5: Inter on fire in the title race (41m 30s) • PART 6a: Barca's young guns having some fun (49m 00s) • PART 6b: Secret Santa! (56m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Apocalypse cockroach

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 67:42

Jimbo welcomes Daniel Storey, Natalie Gedra and Charlie Eccleshare into the pod after a weekend of not a lot of football but a whole lot of talking points. Spurs and Liverpool share the spoils in one of the games of the season so far. But it's the officiating that takes centre stage. Are we heading towards a refereeing crisis with a dearth of talented officials in this country? Meanwhile Man City have entered champions mode, as we compare and contrast Cancelo and Alexander-Arnold. And Chelsea are paying the price for not matching the goal scoring prowess of their rivals. Arsenal win again as Natalie tells us how Gabriel Martinelli has been manufactured for greatness. Plus Ronaldo buys Cruzeiro and is South America joining the Nations League? RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Round 20 about to be postponed? (02m 00s) • PART 1b: Spurs 2-2 Liverpool (09m 00s)  • PART 2: Newcastle 0-4 Man City & Wolves 0-0 Chelsea (32m 30s)  • PART 3a: Leeds 1-4 Arsenal (45m 30s) • PART 3b: Ronaldo buys Cruzeiro (54m 00s) • PART 3c: Brazil in the Nations League? (60m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Desperate karmic reach

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 63:36

Jimbo, Daniel Storey, Adam Crafton and Flo Lloyd-Hughes engage in a race against time to produce a football podcast that isn't immediately completely out of date. With Premier League clubs registering a record number of positive Covid cases and games postponed, is it time for a circuit breaker? And why is this the worst time for that when it comes to the TV rights holders? There's plenty of midweek action to feast upon as Man City destroy Leeds 7-0. Are we in Bielsa's last season at Elland Road? And is he the best manager for a relegation battle? Plus the ludicrously inconsistent Arsenal are 4th and is James Ward-Prowse one of the best free-kick takers in Premier League history? The panel pay tribute to the retiring Sergio Aguero. And Flo gives us a half-term report on the WSL and the details on their lucrative new sponsorship deal. RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Time for another circuit breaker? (02m 00s) • PART 1b: Man City 7-0 Leeds (08m 30s)  • PART 1c: Arsenal 2-0 West Ham (19m 30s)  • PART 2: Sergio Aguero retires (31m 00s) • PART 3: The rest of the Premier League midweek (38m 30s) • PART 4a: What may be happening this weekend (46m 00s) • PART 4b: Half-term report in the WSL (51m 00s) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Liam The Dream

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 68:19

Jimbo and the Euro crew (James Horncastle, Raphael Honigstein, Julien Laurens and Alvaro Romeo) have a keen eye on footballing affairs across the continent. The Champions League last 16 draw takes place twice and second time around, we see PSG paired with Real Madrid in a tie packed full of angles. And Man City face Sporting in the hipster's choice. Real Madrid look to be running away with the title while Real Betis sit 3rd as Manuel Pellegrini is once again doing a brilliant job in La Liga. Inter go top of Serie A for the first time this season while Dusan Vlahovic's exit from Fiorentina looks increasingly likely as he cannot stop scoring. It's a winning start for Domenico Tedesco at Leipzig as Bayern's Joshua Kimmich admits he regrets not getting vaccinated after Covid causes him lung damage. Plus The Athletic's Sam Stejskal informs us about a first ever MLS Cup win for New York City FC. A result that sees Ronny Deila doing push-ups in his pants. RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Moment of the weekend (02m 00s) • PART 2: Champions League draw – the second one (05m 00s)  • PART 3: Real Madrid and Real Betis still flying (16m 00s)  • PART 4a: A good week for PSG & Lille (29m 00s) • PART 4b: NYCFC win the MLS Cup, with Sam Stejskal (35m 00s) • PART 5: Can Fiorentina hang on to Vlahovic? (45m 00s) • PART 6: A winning start for Tedesco at Leipzig (57m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Performance of nothingness

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 65:30

Jimbo, Daniel Storey, Dan Bardell and Colin Millar are on the spot to review and preview all the Premier League action. Liverpool, Chelsea, Man City and Man United are all victorious thanks to penalties. Are Jurgen Klopp's side the best in the country at the top of their game? And how much of a difference does Thiago make? Conversely, are Southampton the worst team in the league on their day? And could Claudio Ranieri's reign at Watford come to an end at Turf Moor this week? Plus a journey from Plymouth to Sunderland, accents, parachuting Santas and Manuel Pellegrini's revival of Real Betis. RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Liverpool, Chelsea, Man City & Man Utd win it from the spot (03m 00s) • PART 2a: Daniel's trip from Plymouth to Sunderland (27m 00s)  • PART 2b: Leicester 4-0 Newcastle (33m 00s)  • PART 3a: Crystal Palace 3-1 Everton (38m 00s) • PART 3b: The rest of the Premier League weekend (43m 00s) • PART 4: Parachuting Santas and festive cheer for Seville clubs (51m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Little bridge, big bridge

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 69:35

Jimbo, Michael Cox, Duncan Alexander and Tom Williams discuss a footballing week chock-full of narrative. The Champions League group stage concludes with the mighty Barcelona eliminated while underdogs Lille and Salzburg progress to the last 16. Steven Gerrard returns to Anfield on Saturday with Aston Villa. Will Stevie G be keen to show some tactical bravery against Liverpool? Elsewhere will City continue to dominate and will Chelsea continue to wobble? Arsenal suffer another away defeat at Everton on Monday night. Are we less clear about Arteta's game plan than we were 2 years ago? Also on the podcast - the Haller paradigm, an all-insect affair, Sam Kerr versus pitch invaders and the weather. RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Champions League Matchday 6 round-up (02m 00s) • PART 2a: Gerrard returns to Anfield (22m 00s)  • PART 2b: Man City v Wolves & Chelsea v Leeds previews (29m 00s)  • PART 3a: Everton 2-1 Arsenal (38m 00s) • PART 3b: The rest of the Premier League weekend (46m 00s) • PART 4: The odds with Paddy Power (58m 00s) • PART 5: How to wrap up warm in this weather (60m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Shambling relic

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2021 60:45

Jimbo, James Horncastle, Raphael Honigstein, Julien Laurens and Alvaro Romeo digest a huge weekend across the continent, both on the pitch and in the post-match interviews. Bayern overcome Dortmund but there's controversy as Jude Bellingham highlights referee Felix Zwayer's past dealings. Elsewhere in the Bundesliga, Leverkusen score 7, Freiburg score 6 in the first half and Jesse Marsch is sacked by Leipzig. Also out of work is Claude Puel after Rennes run riot at Saint-Etienne. And PSG rescue a point but continue to look unimpressive. Speaking of unimpressive, Roma are taken apart by Inter with Jose Mourinho taking his frustration out on journalists. And it's a nervous week for Spanish football fans with Barcelona, Villarreal and Sevilla all faced with potential elimination from the Champions League. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Moment of the weekend (01m 30s) • PART 2: Big score lines and big accusations in the Bundesliga (05m 00s)  • PART 3: Mourinho mouths off again (18m 00s)  • PART 4: Champions League Matchday 6 – Spanish sides under threat (31m 00s) • PART 5: Puel sacked by Saint-Etienne (43m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

That incompetence very much can continue

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2021 65:27

Jimbo is joined by Natalie Gedra, Daniel Storey and Dom Fifield after another intriguing Premier League weekend. West Ham knock Chelsea off the top of the table, thanks to the aggression of Antonio and the bravery of Moyes. We discuss why Chelsea are missing Kante and missing out on the full Lukaku experience. Villa beat Leicester as we see how Steven Gerrard has transformed the Villa midfield. Plus we all learn that incredibly vague rule about goalkeepers having the ball under control. There's some love for Divock Origi and why Ralf Rangnick would rather have a Fred than a Fernandes. Flo Lloyd-Hughes is back to dissect a dominant cup final display from Chelsea at Wembley. Plus Orta's antics and Bellingham and Mourinho talking themselves into trouble. RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: West Ham 3-2 Chelsea (03m 30s) • PART 1b: An ode to Origi (14m 00s)  • PART 2a: Aston Villa 2-1 Leicester (19m 30s)  • PART 2b: Tottenham 3-0 Norwich & Newcastle 1-0 Burnley (27m 00s) • PART 3: Arsenal 0-3 Chelsea with Flo Lloyd-Hughes (32m 00s) • PART 4: Victory for Rangnick and the rest of the Premier League weekend (39m 00s) • PART 5: The odds with Paddy Power (54m 00s) • PART 6: Bellingham and Mourinho mouthing off (56m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

And that pint is a pint of beer

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 68:26

It's Thursday, which means it's Jimbo alongside Duncan Alexander, Sasha Goryunov and Adrian Clarke to peruse the non-stop Premier League action. Liverpool thrash Everton at Goodison Park with another brace for Mo Salah, a player who is reaching the levels of Thierry Henry in his pomp. The relegation six-pointer between Newcastle and Norwich ends all square with the Magpies still winless ahead of a visit from Burnley. George Caulkin tells us why he doesn't like what he smells when it comes to this season. This weekend, we've got Gerrard v Rodgers and statistically the most one-sided game in Premier League history. Flo Lloyd-Hughes talks to us about a huge week in the women's game with a dream FA Cup final, Ellen White becoming her country's top scorer and the small matter of that game with Latvia. Plus we revisit the day when Russia and Qatar were awarded World Cups. And Cameron, Beckham and Prince William were left with egg on their faces. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1a: Everton 1-4 Liverpool (04m 30s) • PART 1b: Chelsea and City win as well (13m 00s)  • PART 2: Winless Newcastle and the battle at the bottom with George Caulkin (22m 00s)  • PART 3a: On This Day – Russia and Qatar awarded World Cups (36m 00s) • PART 3b: The rest of the Premier League weekend (40m 00s) • PART 4: The odds with Paddy Power (50m 00s) • PART 5: England 20-0 Latvia & Arsenal v Chelsea preview with Flo Lloyd-Hughes (52m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Gesture of the umbrella

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 59:50

Jimbo assembles the Euro crew of Raphael Honigstein, James Horncastle, Julien Laurens and Alvaro Romeo after some statement performances across the continent this weekend. Napoli dismantle Maurizio Sarri's Lazio to stay top of Serie A but it's been a bad week for Juventus. They're under investigation off the pitch and are Max Allegri's methods on the pitch behind the times? Erling Haaland is back with a bang, just in time for Der Klassiker next weekend. Can Dortmund finally get one over Bayern? Sergio Ramos finally makes his debut for PSG but it looks like they've lost Neymar till the New Year through injury. Real Madrid extend their lead at the top of La Liga with Vinicius in the form of his life and Benzema becoming a wiser player with age. Plus Belenenses Benfica and the Ballon D'Or goes to Messi. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Moment of the weekend (01m 30s) • PART 2: Napoli 4-0 Lazio (07m 00s)  • PART 3: Vinicius and Benzema star again for Real Madrid (14m 00s)  • PART 4: Haaland's back for Dortmund (27m 00s) • PART 5a: The World Cup play-off draw (34m 00s) • PART 5b: PSG win with Ramos but lose Neymar (40m 00s) • PART 6: A bad week for Juventus (48m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Disturbed by the lights

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 61:30

Jimbo, Daniel Storey, Lynsey Hooper and Matt Davies-Adams are all over the Premier League weekend and midweek action. Carrick's United go ultra-defensive to draw at Stamford Bridge. Rangnick's United on Thursday are up against an Arsenal side that are proving themselves better than the rest but worse than the best. There's scarcely believable murmurings of discontent at Brighton and Wolves. But more believable disgruntlement at Goodison as Everton prepare for Liverpool in the Merseyside Derby. Matt Jones from the Blue Room tells us why Rafa is close to the least of Everton's problems. And we speak to Ken Saxton, the Spurs fan from Dallas who travelled all the way to Burnley to see the game snowed off and is now friends with Harry Kane. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1a: Chelsea 1-1 Man Utd (03m 00s) • PART 1b: Arsenal 2-0 Newcastle (14m 00s)  • PART 3: Merseyside Derby preview with Matt Jones (19m 00s)  • PART 4a: Ken Saxton on his trip from Dallas to Burnley (31m 00s) • PART 4b: The rest of the Premier League weekend/midweek (38m 00s) • PART 5: The odds with Paddy Power (50m 30s) • PART 6: The World Cup play-off draw (53m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

If football was mathematical

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 71:04

Jimbo welcomes Duncan Alexander, Tom Williams and Nooruddean Choudry in for a jam-packed Totally Football Show. As exclusively revealed by The Athletic, Ralf Rangnick looks set to take over as interim manager at Manchester United. Raphael Honigstein tells us to expect pace and precision in United's play. We look back at the midweek Champions League action, purring over Man City and the way Reece James and Thiago hit footballs. And we look back at the midweek karaoke action with Declan Rice. Plus Dyche going full Ossie Ardiles, the celebration police and the small matter of AFCON. And burgers. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1a: Benzema found guilty (02m 00s) • PART 2: Chelsea v Man Utd preview (07m 00s)  • PART 3a: Raphael Honigstein on the prospect of Ralf Rangnick at United (20m 00s)  • PART 3b: Man City 2-1 PSG & Rice Rice baby (25m 00s) • PART 3c: The rest of the Champions League action (35m 00s) • PART 4: The rest of the Premier League weekend (46m 00s) • PART 5: The odds with Paddy Power (59m 30s) • PART 6: Burgers (62m 30s) TO CELEBRATE BLACK FRIDAY, YOU CAN NOW SUBSCRIBE TO THE ATHLETIC FOR JUST £1 A MONTH FOR A FULL 12 MONTHS • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Dropping that knowledge bomb

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 68:31

Jimbo welcomes James Horncastle, Julien Laurens, Raphael Honigstein and Alvaro Romeo into the Euro pod after a hugely eventful week in the world of football. Lyon v Marseille is abandoned after yet more crowd trouble in France, with Dimitri Payet on the receiving end of a missile, not for the first time this season. In the Champions League, PSG travel to Manchester with speculation rife about Mauricio Pochettino. Could he actually be about to take the reins at Old Trafford here and now? Napol and Milan suffer their first defeats of the season as the Rossoneri's attention turns to a great escape in the Champions League. The same goes for Xavi's Barcelona as they take on Benfica. Covid 19 vaccination is very much in the news in Germany, with Bayern suspending salaries for players who end up in quarantine. And some peculiar goings on at Werder Bremen. Plus the panel discuss the Premier League's new bumper TV deal in the USA. Could they kill the competition in Europe or will the smaller clubs continue to sell smart? RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Moment of the weekend (02m 00s) • PART 2: More crowd trouble in France (05m 30s)  • PART 3a: Pochettino's future (16m 00s)  • PART 3b: The pick of the Champions League fixtures (21m 00s) • PART 4: The impact of the Premier League US TV deal on the rest of Europe (35m 00s) • PART 5: Vaccinations in the news in Germany (49m 00s) • PART 6: Serie A – Napoli and Milan beaten at last (56m 30s) TO CELEBRATE BLACK FRIDAY, YOU CAN NOW SUBSCRIBE TO THE ATHLETIC FOR JUST £1 A MONTH FOR A FULL 12 MONTHS • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Watch the energy crackle

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 67:40

Jimbo is joined by Daniel Storey, Dan Bardell and Adrian Clarke after a momentous weekend in the Premier League weekend. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is dismissed as Man United manager after a 4-1 thrashing at Watford. Why did the day dreamers in the boardroom allow this to carry on for so long?  Kelly Somers makes sure we don't forget about the Hornets. And Alvaro Romeo gives us the latest on Man United's next opponents Villarreal. The panel discuss the changes brought about by Gerrard, Howe and Smith at their new clubs. Other big questions from the weekend that need answering - did Klopp pick a fight with Arteta to get the crowd going at Anfield? Have Leicester fans turned on Brendan Rodgers? Are Man City players able to clone the skillsets of the players they train with? Plus there's some love for the Ox, Cornet and Stockton. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1a: United sack Solskjaer (01m 30s) • PART 1b: Watford 4-1 Man Utd with Kelly Somers (09m 00s)  • PART 2: Chelsea, City and Liverpool win comfortably (18m 00s)  • PART 3: Gerrard, Smith and Howe make their bow (36m 00s) • PART 4: The rest of the Premier League weekend (44m 00s) • PART 5: The odds with Paddy Power (53m 30s) • PART 6: Stockton, Ojo + Alvaro Romeo on Villarreal (56m 00s) TO CELEBRATE BLACK FRIDAY, YOU CAN NOW SUBSCRIBE TO THE ATHLETIC FOR JUST £1 A MONTH FOR A FULL 12 MONTHS • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Looking for 1p under a rug

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 63:42

After a cracking international break, Jimbo, Duncan Alexander, Charlie Eccleshare and Flo Lloyd-Hughes preview a tantalising Premier League weekend. England batter San Marino 10-0 to qualify for the World Cup in Qatar. How do we feel about that kind of match and how do we feel about this kind of World Cup venue? Arsenal travel to Anfield in the headline fixture this weekend. In hindsight, did the Gunners win the transfer window? Three new managers take the Premier League stage on Saturday at 3 o'clock. The Athletic's Jordan Campbell tells us what Aston Villa fans can expect Stevie G's style to be. Plus Spurs have done a Gone With The Wind and Dean Smith is about to do a Bill McGarry. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: How about those play-offs? (01m 30s) • PART 2a: Liverpool v Arsenal preview (06m 00s)  • PART 2b: Leicester v Chelsea, Wolves v West Ham & Man City v Everton (14m 00s)  • PART 3a: Stevie G's style with Jordan Campbell (26m 00s) • PART 3b: The rest of the Premier League weekend (35m 00s) • PART 4: England have qualified for Qatar – how do we feel? (44m 00s) • PART 5: The odds with Paddy Power (53m 00s) • PART 6: Barcelona Femeni at it again (55m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Playing against holograms

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 64:46

In an international week full of drama, Jimbo welcomes Julien Laurens, Matt Davies-Adams and Sasha Goryunov into the pod. Serbia strike late to win in Lisbon and secure their World Cup qualification and push Portugal into the play-offs. Pressure grows on Fernando Santos after underachieving with one of the most talented squads in the whole world. It's all to play for for Italy as they head to Northern Ireland on Monday. England are almost there as we give Gareth credit for getting a tune out of players who aren't performing for their clubs. Dean Smith is the new Norwich manager as Michael Bailey tells us whether this is a situation the hierarchy at Carrow Road lucked into. But don't get your hopes up of seeing Zizou and his interpreter rock up at Old Trafford any time soon. Plus the investigation rocking PSG women, John Portsmouth Football Club Westwood and the longest away trip in world football. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: The PSG women debacle (01m 00s) • PART 2a: Portugal 1-2 Serbia (05m 30s)  • PART 2b: Croatia 1-0 Russia (12m 00s)  • PART 2c: England 5-0 Albania (17m 30s) • PART 2d: France 8-0 Kazakhstan (22m 00s) • PART 3: Norwich appoint Dean Smith, with The Athletic's Michael Bailey (29m 00s) • PART 4: World Cup qualifier previews (45m 00s) • PART 5: The odds with Paddy Power (53m 00s) • PART 6: Women's Football Weekend (55m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

A bloke saying some stuff about another bloke

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 63:10

Jimbo is joined by Rory Smith, James Horncastle and Colin Millar ahead of crunch time in World Cup qualifying. It's going down to the wire as Spain face a tense double-header with Greece and Sweden, while the likes of Italy, Switzerland, Netherlands and Norway go head to head for a place in Qatar. Steven Gerrard is on the verge of leaving Rangers to become Aston Villa manager. Is this a bigger gamble for Villa or Gerrard? And does he need the experience at Villa before he can be considered as the next Liverpool manager? Elsewhere, would Lampard fit in at Norwich? And how will Liverpool's recruitment fare without Michael Edwards and his laptop? Plus the most dominant team in the world, the importance we place in pundits' words and why the world's got football documentary fever. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Ole loses Rio – why do we care? (02m 00s) • PART 2a: Gerrard and Lampard returning to the Premier League? (12m 00s)  • PART 2b: Michael Edwards leaves Liverpool (25m 00s)  • PART 3: World Cup qualifiers preview – stress for the Spanish and a showdown in Rome (32m 00s) • PART 4: The odds with Paddy Power (46m 00s) • PART 5: Barcelona Femeni and football documentaries (49m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Pyrrhic point

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 55:55

Jimbo, James Horncastle, Raphael Honigstein, Julien Laurens and Alvaro Romeo look back on a weekend across Europe headlined by new gaffers and late drama. Barcelona celebrate the appointment of Xavi by throwing away a three-goal lead against Celta Vigo. And champions Atletico draw 3-3 as well. Is this the worst group of defenders Simeone has ever had to work with? Meanwhile Real Sociedad stay top with their manager insisting former Newcastle man Mikel Merino is the best player in La Liga. The best player in the Bundesliga right now – outside of Munich – might be Christopher Nkunku who propels Leipzig to a huge win over Dortmund. It's honours even in the Milan derby but former Milan man Andriy Shevchenko is making his first steps into club management….at Genoa. Plus it's a good weekend in France for Lens and Rennes, while Claude Puel's Saint-Etienne finally secure their first win of the season.  RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Moment of the weekend (02m 00s) • PART 2: Barcelona appoint Xavi (04m 30s)  • PART 3: Serie A – honours even in the Milan derby (11m 00s)  • PART 4: Bundesliga – Leipzig on the mend under Marsch (21m 00s) • PART 5: La Liga – Atleti ship more goals (29m 00s) • PART 6a: Ligue 1 – Saint-Etienne win at last (38m 00s) • PART 6b: A look ahead to the World Cup qualifiers (45m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

A stranger they had nothing in common with

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 75:01

Jimbo welcomes Daniel Storey, Adrian Clarke and Charlie Eccleshare into the studio after a weekend where two Premier League managers bite the dust. City dominate the Manchester derby at Old Trafford thanks to the likes of Bernardo Silva, a dream player for Pep who plays everywhere and does everything. And Phil Foden who has to play on the left. West Ham are 3 points off top spot after rattling Liverpool at the London Stadium. Is talk of the Hammers doing a Leicester really that far-fetched? Villa and Norwich both dispense with their managers. Dan Bardell pays tribute to Dean Smith while we're thankful Daniel Farke left Carrow Road before it got poisonous. Will we see Gerrard and Lampard replacing them?  Elsewhere, Conte's Spurs suffer with their unique shot on target drought. And how many defenders does Eddie Howe need to buy in January to fix Newcastle? Plus Wilder, mercurial players and the Buxton boss on holiday. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1a: Man Utd 0-2 Man City (04m 00s) • PART 1b: Chelsea 1-1 Burnley & West Ham 3-2 Liverpool (14m 00s)  • PART 2a: Dean Smith leaves Villa, with Dan Bardell (23m 00s)  • PART 2b: Daniel Farke leaves Norwich (32m 00s) • PART 3a: Everton 0-0 Tottenham (36m 00s) • PART 3b: Eddie Howe joins Newcastle (41m 00s) • PART 4: The rest of the Premier League weekend (47m 00s) • PART 5: The odds with Paddy Power (58m 00s) • PART 6: Berlin & Boro (60m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Make history

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 70:21

Jimbo, Michael Cox, Adam Crafton and Duncan Alexander reflect on a massive midweek and preview a giant Premier League weekend. With Ronaldo once again Man United's saviour in the Champions League and with the Manchester derby on Saturday, we imagine what life would be like if the Portuguese superstar had signed for City. Would we see a better Mason Greenwood? More sugar in the tea at Carrington? Antonio Conte is the new Tottenham manager – can he make the natives at Everton even more restless as Spurs travel to Goodison? Newcastle won't be appointing Emery but might be appointing Howe. Should we expect chaotic mismanagement in the early days of this new regime at St James Park? And should people turn their noses up at survival specialist Eddie Howe. Plus the prospect of Xavi as Barca manager, win percentages and other banter stats. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: A new manager at Spurs but not at Newcastle (01m 30s) • PART 2a: Liverpool 2-0 Atletico (09m 00s)  • PART 2b: Manchester derby preview – what if Ronaldo had gone to City? (14m 00s)  • PART 3: West Ham v Liverpool preview (28m 00s) • PART 4: Everton v Tottenham preview (38m 00s) • PART 5: The rest of the Premier League weekend (43m 00s) • PART 6: The odds with Paddy Power (58m 00s) • PART 7: Xavi – the new Pep or the new Pirlo? (60m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Thumbs up guys

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 66:35

With Champions League matchday 4 looming, Jimbo, James Horncastle, Raphael Honigstein, Alvaro Romeo and Julien Laurens cast their eye over the continent. Barcelona have begun life after Ronald Koeman and face a trip to Kiev that could make or break their season. How did it come to this? Juventus are cruising the Champions League but are proving themselves to be a mid-table Serie A side. While Zlatan is proving he's still got it. Can Milan do an Atalanta in the group stage? PSG keep winning but aren't winning well. How long before Pochettino's luck runs out? Plus a new era at Wolfsburg, a big Basque derby and drooling over Dortmund v Ajax. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Moment of the weekend (02m 00s) • PART 2a: Big weeks for Barca and Bayern (05m 00s)  • PART 3a: Battle of the Burgs & Atalanta v Man Utd (18m 00s) • PART 3b: Woeful week for Juventus (28m 00s)  • PART 4a: Pressure on PSG and Poch? (36m 30s) • PART 4b: Milan v Porto & Liverpool v Atletico (45m 00s) • PART 5a: Dortmund v Ajax and the latest on Real Madrid and inter (50m 30s) • PART 5b: Real Sociedad 1-1 Athletic Bilbao (59m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Shoots like a horse

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 66:01

Jimbo, Daniel Storey, Dan Bardell and Tom Williams are on hand to react to another managerial casualty in the Premier League. Saturday's defeat at home to Man United signals the end for Nuno at Spurs. A man without an obvious plan, failing to get the best out of Kane and Son and turning Tottenham into a team of midfielders. Will Dean Smith be next after Villa's 4th defeat in a row, against a West Ham side running rampant on the road? On the other hand, we extol the virtues of Vieira after Palace's win at the Etihad. And we praise Potter to the hilt. The poster boy for the next era of British coaches.  Plus Tuchel's rotation, Ramsdale's mad vibes and why PSG fans aren't pleased with Pochettino. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Nuno sacked as Spurs crumble at home to Man Utd (05m 00s) • PART 2a: Man City 0-2 Crystal Palace (15m 00s)  • PART 2b: Liverpool 2-2 Brighton (22m 00s) • PART 2c: Newcastle 0-3 Chelsea (27m 00s)  • PART 3: The rest of the Premier League weekend (34m 30s) • PART 4: The odds with Paddy Power (54m 00s) • PART 5: Euro headlines (56m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

You've all but eaten a worm

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 69:05

Jimbo welcomes along Duncan Alexander, Charlie Eccleshare and Robyn Cowen after League Cup last 16 week and ahead of Premier League matchday 10. Manchester City are out of the League Cup for the first time in 5 years, knocked out by West Ham, a team of no stars, with their best squad in Premier League history. Tottenham host Man United in the headline fixture of the weekend. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be there but Dele Alli might not be. Whatever happened to him? It's a miserable time to be a Norwich fan but we've found one willing to speak to us about what keeps going wrong at Carrow Road in the Premier League We salute Sean Dyche and his 9 years at Turf Moor. Plus Jonathan Pearce, bad weeks for Bayern and Barca, and the most symmetrical faces in the Premier League. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Paying tribute to Walter Smith & Josh Cavallo (02m 00s) • PART 2a: West Ham knock out Man City, with Benji Lanyado (06m 00s)  • PART 2b: League Cup last 16 round-up (14m 00s) • PART 3a: Tottenham v Man Utd & the Dele Alli debate (22m 00s)  • PART 3b: Liverpool, Chelsea & Man City in action at 3pm (33m 30s) • PART 4: Leicester v Arsenal preview (39m 00s) • PART 5a: Norwich City sadness with Dan Brigham (44m 00s) • PART 5b: The rest of the Premier League weekend (46m 00s) • PART 6: The odds with Paddy Power (57m 00s) • PART 7: Bayern thrashed, Barca bin Koeman (59m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

It's not you, it's me

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 63:07

Jimbo, James Horncastle, Raphael Honigstein, Alvaro Romeo and Julien Laurens are back to give you your fill of Euro football chat. El Clasico, Le Classique, Il Derby D'Italia and De Topper. It was a huge weekend of fixtures across the continent. Coaches in Serie A are raging at referees. Julian Nagelsmann is masterminding Bayern's title charge from his kitchen. And Joshua Kimmich is not getting his Covid jab. It was a bad weekend for Dutch coaches. Ronald Koeman is harassed as he drives out of the Camp Nou following Barca's defeat to Real Madrid. Mark Van Bommel is sacked by Wolfsburg. And Peter Bosz's Lyon throw away another 3 points at Nice. But Erik ten Hag had a great week as Ajax follow up their dismantling of Dortmund with a five-star display against PSV. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Moment of the weekend (02m 00s) • PART 2: La Liga – Real rule in El Clasico (05m 00s)  • PART 3: Serie A - managers raging at referees (21m 00s) • PART 4: Ligue 1 - a not so classic Classique (33m 00s)  • PART 5a: Bundesliga – Kimmich controversy (41m 30s) • PART 5b: Ajax 5-0 PSV (53m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   PARISH NOTICES: • we're sponsored by Paddy Power - home of the Money Back Special   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Three handles

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 70:21

After one of the most incredible results in Premier League history, Jimbo is joined by Daniel Storey, Lynsey Hooper and a reeling Nooruddean Choudry. Manchester United are thrashed 5-0 by Liverpool at Old Trafford. We dissect a disaster for Solskjaer's side and their childish performance, while Neil Atkinson from The Anfield Wrap places Salah in the pantheon of Liverpool legends Chelsea and Man City also hand out hammerings as Grealish sacrifices his brand for the sake of the team. And Watford run riot at Goodison Park. Should Newcastle be making a play to get Rafa back? Plus managers with beards and the ugly heirloom that is the League Cup. RUNNING ORDER:    • PART 1: Man Utd 0-5 Liverpool with Neil Atkinson from The Anfield Wrap (03m 00s) • PART 2a: Chelsea and Man City also hand out hammerings (23m 00s)  • PART 2b: West Ham 1-0 Spurs & some Carabao Cup chat (33m 00s) • PART 3a: Everton 2-5 Watford (40m 30s)  • PART 3b: Leicester and Arsenal victorious (44m 30s) • PART 4: Selhurst Park banners and the rest of the Premier League weekend (50m 00s) • PART 5: The odds with Paddy Power (58m 00s) • PART 6: Daniel's European tour (59m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   PARISH NOTICES: • we're sponsored by Paddy Power - home of the Money Back Special   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

We've all got numbers

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 77:45

Jimbo, Duncan Alexander, Adam Crafton and Dominic Fifield take in another frantic midweek of Champions League action and a tantalising Premier League weekend. Man United rely on spirit, courage and Ronaldo again against Atalanta. But could Cristiano starting against Liverpool provide a problem for Solskjaer's side? Chelsea hammer Malmo but lose Lukaku and Werner to injury. Meanwhile Man City have got Foden, Palmer and also the Salford Silva. Back in the Premier League, are Leeds in decline? Phil Hay tells us what the future holds this season under Marcelo Bielsa. Newcastle travel to Crystal Palace with the sub-plot of Parish and co versus the PIF. And Adam tells us about his report on the plight of Saudi LGBT+ people. Plus unsuccessful loans and sentient fixture computers. RUNNING ORDER:     • PART 1a: Man Utd 3-2 Atalanta (04m 00s) • PART 1b: Atletico 2-3 Liverpool (11m 00s) • PART 2a: Chelsea 4-0 Malmo (20m 00s) • PART 2b: Ajax and Man City run riot (25m 00s) • PART 3: Crystal Palace v Newcastle preview (32m 00s) • PART 4a: The apparent decline of Leeds with Phil Hay (44m 00s) • PART 4b: The rest of the Premier League weekend (50m 00s) • PART 5: The odds with Paddy Power (61m 00s) • PART 6: The Newcastle ownership (63m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   PARISH NOTICES: • we're sponsored by Paddy Power - home of the Money Back Special   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Don't use the ovens

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 68:33

Ahead of Champions League matchweek 3, Jimbo's back with the Euro crew – namely James Horncastle, Alvaro Romeo, Raphael Honigstein and Julien Laurens. This week in Europe offers such delights as Atletico v Liverpool, Ajax v Dortmund and Man Utd v Atalanta. Will it be 3 defeats out of 3 for Barcelona in the group stage? Will the fuse box at the Camp Nou go out before they do? Bayern offer a demonstration of their might as they batter Leverkusen while Marseille offer a fitting tribute to Bernard Tapie. Is it too much to expect a title race in Germany and France? Plus there's the latest episode of the Icardi soap opera and more drama to come in the courtroom with Karim Benzema and Lucas Hernandez. RUNNING ORDER:     • PART 1: Moment of the weekend (03m 30s) • PART 2: Tuesday night's action in the Champions League (06m 00s) • PART 3: Wednesday night's action in the Champions League (30m 00s) • PART 4: A big weekend to come domestically (55m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   PARISH NOTICES: • we're sponsored by Paddy Power - home of the Money Back Special   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Collective flinch

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 78:29

Jimbo is joined by Daniel Storey, Adrian Clarke and Sasha Goryunov after another stellar Premier League weekend. Newcastle's new era begins in dismal fashion with defeat at home to Spurs. There may be big things to come in their future but is this current crop of players and manager doomed to relegation?  West Ham are winners at Everton with everyone else starting to realise how good Declan Rice is. But nobody's in any doubt that Mo Salah is operating on a Messi level right now as Liverpool hammer clueless Watford. Solskjaer is under more pressure as Man United lose at Leicester. James Horncastle tells us about the threat posed by Atalanta in the Champions League this week. Plus angry goalkeepers, the wimpiest effort on goal and one of the most ill-disciplined players of his generation. RUNNING ORDER:     • PART 1a: Newcastle 2-3 Tottenham (03m 30s) • PART 1b: Everton 0-1 West Ham (14m 30s) • PART 2a: Watford 0-5 Liverpool (19m 00s) • PART 2b: Brentford 0-1 Chelsea & Man City 2-0 Burnley (29m 00s) • PART 3: Leicester 4-2 Man Utd with James Horncastle (39m 00s) • PART 4: Angry goalkeepers and the rest of the Premier League weekend (50m 00s) • PART 5: The odds with Paddy Power (63m 00s) • PART 6: Spartak Moscow and Elton John (65m 30s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   PARISH NOTICES: • we're sponsored by Paddy Power - home of the Money Back Special   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Very expensive bay leaf

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 66:55

Jimbo welcomes Michael Cox, Duncan Alexander and Dominic Fifield into the Totally pod as the Premier League returns with a fascinating fixture list. Ranieri returns to the Premier League, Vieira goes back to Arsenal and Newcastle host Spurs with Steve Bruce set to take charge for his thousandth game and possibly his last at St James Park. We spare a thought for a manager who doesn't get much – if any – respect. And is Harry Kane's value falling? Brentford take on Chelsea in a West London derby. Is it time for Timo to be Romelu's regular partner in attack? We venture into the Isthmian League and remember that Glenn Hoddle was very good at football. Plus meeting footballers in real life and the issues facing the door-to-door fishmonger. RUNNING ORDER:     • PART 1: Glenn Hoddle – very good at football (01m 30s) • PART 2: World Cup qualifying round-up (05m 00s) • PART 3a: Brentford v Chelsea preview (15m 00s) • PART 3b: Watford v Liverpool preview (22m 00s) • PART 4a: Incredible goings on the Isthmian League (27m 30s) • PART 4b: The rest of the Premier League weekend (30m 00s) • PART 5: The odds with Paddy Power (51m 30s) • PART 6: Spotting footballers IRL (53m 30s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   PARISH NOTICES: • we're sponsored by Paddy Power - home of the Money Back Special   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Arsene Wenger entered the chat

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 70:52

Jimbo welcomes Julien Laurens, Colin Millar and Matt Davies-Adams into the chat after another dramatic weekend of international football. France secure the Nations League title with another come from behind win against Spain as Luis Enrique's side again rue their lack of individual matchwinners. The Athletic's George Caulkin joins us to discuss what Newcastle's Saudi takeover means. For the future of the manager, the players and the fans resolving any inner moral conflict. Scotland v Israel delivers in World Cup qualifying and Laura Brannan is back to detail her experience of an epic afternoon at Hampden. We ask are players like Callum Robinson eroding public goodwill by refusing to get the vaccine for Covid 19. Plus Foden as Pirlo, the latest from the WSL and the Women's Ballon d'Or nominations. RUNNING ORDER:     • PART 1: Spain 1-2 France (01m 00s) • PART 2: George Caulkin on the Newcastle takeover (17m 00s) • PART 3a: Scotland 3-2 Israel with Laura Brannan (35m 00s) • PART 3b: The rest of the World Cup qualifiers for the home nations (43m 00s) • PART 4: The odds with Paddy Power (57m 30s) • PART 5: WSL round-up (59m 30s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   PARISH NOTICES: • we're sponsored by Paddy Power - home of the Money Back Special   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Cub Scout Clasico

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 70:13

Jimbo is joined by Rory Smith, Duncan Alexander and Adrian Clarke on the pod where, in spite of the international break, there's plenty to discuss. Mike Ashley's reign at Newcastle looks to be coming to an end. But the Saudi Arabian-backed takeover raises many issues. Is this the natural conclusion to the total worship of money in English football? Italy's world record breaking unbeaten run is over as Spain beat them 2-1 in the Nations League semi-finals, inspired by 17-year-old Gavi as the future looks bright for the Spanish. And for Barca? Arguably the biggest World Cup qualifier this weekend sees Scotland take on Israel at a packed Hampden. Laura Brannan tells us more. Duncan brings his stats of the season so far. Are we witnessing the most lenient campaign in Premier League history? Plus Claudio Ranieri returns to English football. And Duncan and Adrian relive their days in the cub scouts. RUNNING ORDER:     • PART 1: Newcastle takeover imminent (04m 00s) • PART 2: Italy 1-2 Spain (22m 00s) • PART 3: Duncan's stats of the season so far (38m 00s) • PART 4: Scotland v Israel preview with Laura Brannan (48m 00s) • PART 5: The odds with Paddy Power (56m 00s) • PART 6: Ranieri returns to English football with James Horncastle & Gab Marcotti (58m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   PARISH NOTICES: • we're sponsored by Paddy Power - home of the Money Back Special   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fashion week

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 69:26

Jimbo is joined once again by Raphael Honigstein, James Horncastle, Alvaro Romeo and Julien Laurens after a weekend where Europe's big guns all taste defeat. PSG are beaten for the first time this season at Rennes, as Neymar gets a 2/10 from L'Equipe. Meanwhile Bayern Munich play much better but miss a host of chances in defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt. Real Madrid lose at Espanyol while Barcelona are beaten yet again at Atletico. Messi's gone and so have the goals. But will Joan Laporta sack a manager mid-season for the first time in his career? Napoli make it 7 wins out of 7 in Serie A as they dare to dream of a title challenge. The same is true of Milan who are enjoying their best start since 2003. Jules pays tribute to Bernard Tapie, former president of Champions League winning Marseille.  And we look ahead to, and try and build up some hype for, the Nations League Finals. RUNNING ORDER:     • PART 1: Moment of the week (02m 00s) • PART 2: Real, Barca, Bayern and PSG all lose (05m 00s) • PART 3: Ligue 1 – a tribute to Tapie (22m 00s) • PART 4: Bundesliga – the varying fortunes of Leverkusen and Leipzig (34m 00s) • PART 5: Serie A update – Napoli win 7 out of 7 (40m 00s) • PART 6: Nations League Finals preview (53m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   PARISH NOTICES: • we're sponsored by Paddy Power - home of the Money Back Special   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Individual against system

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 72:12

Jimbo, Daniel Storey, Charlie Eccleshare and Lynsey Hooper watch the Premier League sign off in style ahead of the international break. Liverpool v Man City gives us 45 minutes of pure pleasure on Sunday. Salah goes all Messi/Kinkladze, there's a joint man of the match and comedy double act Guardiola and Dean. In terms of the title race, will City's squad depth prove crucial in the second half of the season? Everton take a point at Old Trafford, driven by a Doucoure transformed by Benitez. United meanwhile are not even fun to watch under Solskjaer.  Chelsea are top heading into the international break. But is Lukaku becoming less involved in the Blues' play? Elsewhere, there are alarm bells at Burnley, the blossoming Hwang-Jimenez partnership and David Raya – goalkeeper of the season so far. RUNNING ORDER:     • PART 1: Liverpool 2-2 Man City (03m 30s) • PART 2a: Man Utd 1-1 Everton (16m 00s) • PART 2b: Chelsea 3-1 Southampton (25m 00s) • PART 3a: Watford sack Xisco….Ranieri returning? (30m 00s) • PART 3b: Burnley 0-0 Norwich & Wolves 2-1 Newcastle (37m 00s) • PART 4: An interesting Sunday in the capital (43m 00s) • PART 5: The odds with Paddy Power (57m 00s) • PART 6: England squad reaction and some shameless plugging (59m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   PARISH NOTICES: • we're sponsored by Paddy Power - home of the Money Back Special   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Disillusioned Jedi

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 71:04

Jimbo, Duncan Alexander, Tom Williams and Adam Crafton react to another enthralling midweek in the Champions League. It's a last-gasp, lucky victory for Man United against Villarreal, saved by De Gea and Ronaldo again. With so many star names to try and accommodate, is Paul Pogba the piece that doesn't fit? Man City are beaten in Paris where Lionel Messi, like Ronaldo, doesn't do anything until he does something decisive. Has Pochettino found a blueprint for success at PSG? Chelsea lose again, this time to Juventus. Can Thomas Tuchel afford to be without Mount AND Kante? And Sasha Goryunov fills us in on one of the biggest shocks of all time – Sheriff's win at the Bernabeu. Liverpool take on Man City in a state of the nation type Premier League showdown this weekend. We take the opportunity to pay tribute to the ageless James Milner. Plus Kick-Off 2 inspired VAR and the story of Viv Nicholson winning millions on the pools. RUNNING ORDER:     • PART 1: Man Utd 2-1 Villarreal (03m 30s) • PART 2a: PSG 2-0 Man City (12m 00s) • PART 2b: Juventus 1-0 Chelsea (21m 00s) • PART 3a: Real Madrid 1-2 Sheriff with Sasha Goryunov (27m 00s) • PART 3b: Barca battered, Bayern batter (34m 00s) • PART 4a: Liverpool v Man City preview (41m 00s) • PART 4b: The rest of the Premier League weekend (48m 00s) • PART 5: The odds with Paddy Power (58m 00s) • PART 6: On This Day – Viv Nicholson wins big on the pools (60m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   PARISH NOTICES: • we're sponsored by Paddy Power - home of the Money Back Special   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Great effort

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 70:17

For a look ahead to Matchday 2 in the Champions League, who else would you rather hear from than Jimbo, James Horncastle, Raphael Honigstein, Julien Laurens and Alvaro Romeo? PSG host Man City on Tuesday. Will Poch's players be able to press City like City pressed Chelsea? It's a Europa League final rematch as Man United take on Villarreal while Juventus, minus Dybala and the ability to keep clean sheets, face Chelsea. Ronald Koeman says Barca can't win titles but do his players agree? Ansu Fati scores on his return to the side to give fans at the Camp Nou hope. In the Bundesliga, Leroy Sane is starting to shine for Bayern. Plus Henderson v Hickey in Serie A, Saint-Etienne struggles and Sasha Goryunov on Sheriff. RUNNING ORDER:     • PART 1: Moment of the weekend (01m 00s) • PART 2: PSG v Man City & Leipzig v Bruges (05m 00s) • PART 3a: Milan v Atletico & Dortmund v Sporting (15m 00s) • PART 3b: Shakhtar v Inter & Real Madrid v Sheriff (24m 00s) • PART 4: Barcelona and Bayern back in action (32m 00s) • PART 5: Man Utd v Villarreal & Juventus v Chelsea (43m 00s) • PART 6: The rest of the Champions League & action from around the domestic leagues (53m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   PARISH NOTICES: • we're sponsored by Paddy Power - home of the Money Back Special   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Living heat map

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 71:43

Jimbo welcomes Daniel Storey, Sasha Goryunov and Colin Millar into the pod after another pulsating weekend of Premier League action. The North London derby is settled before half-time with young Gunners Smith Rowe, Saka and hype man Aaron Ramsdale on song. Is this finally Arteta's Arsenal? And does 5th choice Nuno have authority over this Tottenham squad? Man City get the better of Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in a match that shows the true value of Rodri and Mason Mount. And United are beaten at home to Villa in a match that shows the true value of Luke Shaw and Austin MacPhee. Elsewhere, Brentford and Liverpool contest the game of the season so far. And are the natives starting to turn at Leicester? And Julien Laurens joins us to preview the standout fixture in the Champions League this week – PSG v Man City. RUNNING ORDER:     • PART 1: Arsenal 3-1 Tottenham (03m 00s) • PART 2: Chelsea 0-1 Man City (16m 00s) • PART 3: Brentford 3-3 Liverpool (25m 00s) • PART 4a: Man Utd 0-1 Aston Villa (35m 00s) • PART 4b: The rest of the Premier League weekend (44m 00s) • PART 5: The odds with Paddy Power (57m 00s) • PART 6: PSG v Man City preview with Julien Laurens (59m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   PARISH NOTICES: • we're sponsored by Paddy Power - home of the Money Back Special   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Hot ref chat pot

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 73:25

Jimbo, Tom Williams, Adam Crafton and Dan Bardell pick apart another packed week of football fun. The Carabao Cup's biggest story is victory for Moyes at Old Trafford at last. Could Man United's bloated squad have used the extra games to keep the squad happy? United are Aston Villa's bogey team and they meet at Old Trafford this weekend. And it's Chelsea v Man City. Could the hardest week possible in world football define City's season? Plus we examine Marcos Alonso's stance on kneeling. The North London derby looks to have potential for content. Can either team breach perhaps the clearest top 4 ever? Elsewhere, the Premier League will say hello to its first ever foreign referee. Plus love bites, more fights in France and whether or not the launch of Wolves Records will lead to Conor Coady rapping unconvincingly. RUNNING ORDER:     • PART 1: Carabao Cup round-up (01m 00s) • PART 2a: Chelsea v Man City preview (10m 30s) • PART 2b: Man Utd v Aston Villa preview (24m 00s) • PART 3a: Get ready for refereeing history (33m 00s) • PART 3b: Arsenal v Tottenham preview (37m 30s) • PART 4a: Brentford v Liverpool preview (45m 00s) • PART 4b: The rest of the Premier League weekend (47m 30s) • PART 5: The odds with Paddy Power (57m 00s) • PART 6: Euro midweek action (59m 00s) SIGN UP TO THE ATHLETIC TODAY FOR 33% OFF THE PRICE OF AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION • theathletic.com/totally   GET IN TOUCH: • follow us on Instagram • find us on Facebook • send us a tweet: @TheTotallyShow   PARISH NOTICES: • we're sponsored by Paddy Power - home of the Money Back Special   READ STUFF ON OUR WEBSITE: • check out thetotallyfootballshow.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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