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Best podcasts about Alyson Rudd

Latest podcast episodes about Alyson Rudd

The Game Football Podcast
New Owners, New Enthusiasm, Same Result

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 54:38


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Tom Roddy and Alyson Rudd.Newcastle's new chapter on the pitch has started, but things need some serious work to match the owners' ambition. The Times' Martin Hardy joins us, fresh from an eventful day at St James' Park (00:00)Away from the North East, what was the reaction elsewhere? Does it seem strange that Steve Bruce was in the dugout considering fans wanting him out? (10:27)Liverpool look back to their best - what's the key to their success and do they have the best player in the world in their squad? Given the nature of the defeat, how long will Claudio Ranieri last at Watford? (24:06)Have the wheels finally come off for Ole Gunnar Solskjær at Manchester United? Are the Red Devils just a group of individuals rather than a team? (37:56)Get more of The Times and The Sunday Times for less than £1 a day. Start your free trial: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Game Football Podcast
Hugh's Andorran Adventure

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 56:42


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Tom Clarke and Alyson Rudd.We're lucky to have Hugh after his comical trip to Andorra for the England game. Thankfully, he's back to tell the tale and discuss the game (00:00)France are the new Nations League champions, but their winning goal has caused some debate. Gregor gives us a player's perspective of Kylian Mbappé's goal (10:42)Thibaut Courtois has spoken out about the number of games players are expected to play and how their welfare isn't given as much thought as perhaps it should. Do we need tournaments like the Nations League and if so - does it require a third place playoff? (17:34)We continue the discussion on the Newcastle takeover and how the complex situation should be reported (29:22)Every other Premier League club has reportedly complained about the takeover - should other teams have any say over a club's ownership? There are suggestions Steve Bruce won't be in charge of Newcastle by the time they play Tottenham at the weekend - but is that the right decision for the short term? (41:55)Get more of The Times and The Sunday Times for less than £1 a day. Start your free trial: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Game Football Podcast
If Only City Had a Centre Forward

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 56:16


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Alyson Rudd and Paul Hirst.Liverpool and Manchester City played a cagey first half, followed by a wild second at Anfield. Would City have taken all three points had they bought a Premier League quality striker in the summer? (00:00)Everton took a point from Manchester United, Andros Townsend mimicked Ronaldo's celebration (but ended up with his shirt) and Demarai Gray once again looked impressive. Has Rafa finally got them playing as a team? (25:24)Since winning the FA Cup in May, Leicester City have been less than impressive - again dropping points at the weekend. What's gone wrong at the King Power and is their success to blame? (35:33)Crystal Palace have a new lease of life under Patrick Vieira. How far can they go with their new, fearless style of play? (42:23)Watford have parted company with yet another manager as Xisco departs - but is their hire and fire method actually working? (47:41)Get more of The Times and The Sunday Times for less than £1 a day. Start your free trial: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Game Football Podcast
Huge Results & Hot-Legging

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 59:35


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Alyson Rudd and Tom Roddy.Arsenal and Spurs are going in opposite directions after Mikel Arteta's side came out of the North London derby 3-1 winners. Have Arsenal turned the corner now and is Nuno really the right man for Spurs? (00:00)Manchester City got the result they wanted at Stamford Bridge as they ended the weekend level on points with Chelsea. Did Thomas Tuchel get it wrong or were Pep Guardiola's side just too good? (14:39)Aston Villa became the latest team to get a result at Old Trafford. Do teams fear going to 'the Theatre of Dreams' anymore and should Ronaldo have taken that penalty? (25:29)Brentford didn't give up and earned a 3-3 draw with Liverpool in what was possibly the best game of the season so far. Is their mentality the key to their success and where can they finish this season? (32:25)Fans haven't been allowed to drink alcohol in sight of a professional football pitch since 1985, but that could soon change. It's worked well in the lower leagues and in other sports - but can it work again in the Premier League and EFL? (41:01)Get more of The Times and The Sunday Times for less than £1 a day. Start your free trial: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Game Football Podcast
Goodbye Greavsie

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 61:20


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Alyson Rudd and Tom Roddy.We begin by celebrating the life and career of Jimmy Greaves, who sadly passed away on Sunday aged 81. From 1966 World Cup heartbreak and a struggle with alcohol addiction - Greaves' achievements on the pitch and reinvention as a television star made him a favourite with generations of fans (00:00)Two of Greavsie's former teams played each other on the same day of his passing as Spurs hosted Chelsea. After a touching tribute to a man who means so much to both clubs - it wasn't much of a contest as Chelsea blew Tottenham away. Were Chelsea as good as the scoreline suggests and what's wrong at Spurs after another 3-0 loss? (10:32)Jonathan Northcroft joins us following his conversations with Derby County manager, Wayne Rooney for The Times. As the club stares down a points deduction or potential worse - where's it all gone wrong at Pride Park? (27:04)The final five minutes of West Ham vs Manchester United was a rollercoaster with Jesse Lingard scoring against the side he took into Europe last season, Ronaldo not being given multiple penalties and Mark Noble's questionable first kick off the game losing his side at least a point - we break down what happened at the London Stadium (44:44)Get more of The Times and The Sunday Times for less than £1 a day. Start your free trial: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Game Football Podcast
He Was Always Going To Score, Wasn't He?

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 59:11


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson and Alyson Rudd.Cristiano scored twice on his return to Old Trafford. Has he silenced the doubters and does he have special powers at the club? (00:00)Were the club right to welcome Ryan Giggs back for the game - especially given the allegations against Ronaldo? (09:35)Sunday Times Reporter David Walsh joined us to describe the atmosphere at Old Trafford after watching Ronaldo's return (15:30)It was a mixed weekend for Liverpool. Mo Salah scored his 100th Premier League goal, but the injury to Harvey Elliott overshadowed everything. Gregor gives his opinion on the tackle and red card as a former professional (26:38)Arsenal finally got their much-needed win, but does this mean they're on an upward trajectory from here on? (47:54)After a weekend of debuts - we pick our favourite and not-so-favourite debuts of the past (55:38)Get more of The Times and The Sunday Times for less than £1 a day. Start your free trial: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Game Football Podcast
Is Biennial The Way Forward?

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 53:20


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Tom Clarke and Alyson Rudd.England ended the international break with seven points from nine, something Gareth Southgate sees as a success - but did the performances match up? The England manager didn't make any substitutes - was that the right decision? (00:00)Is a World Cup every two years a good idea? UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin has reiterated his opposition - but could it be a good thing for the game? (24:22)With fans set to miss watching Cristiano Ronaldo's return to the Premier League due to the 3pm blackout rule - should it still be in force or have we just been treated to watching every match during the pandemic? (32:57)Ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo's return to Manchester United - we take a look at some other successful and unsuccessful returns by former players (43:27)Get more of The Times and The Sunday Times for less than £1 a day. Start your free trial: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Game Football Podcast
Do We Still Trust The Process?

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 71:58


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Alyson Rudd, Tom Clarke and Henry Winter.Ronaldo is back! Was CR7 actually ever close to signing for Manchester City? His arrival means some of the younger attackers could miss out - are United taking a backwards step with this signing? (00:00)A fierce debate erupts on the topic of the use of VAR over the weekend after Paul Pogba wasn't sent off for what looked like a dangerous challenge on Ruben Neves (20:38)The Times' Chief Football Writer, Henry Winter joins us to give his take on the latest round of Premier League fixtures (28:50)Spurs top the Premier League, Arsenal are bottom. After another loss - is the trust for the process at the Emirates being lost? (42:40)Chelsea managed a draw against Liverpool, despite having 10 men for half of the game. Were these dropped points for Jurgen Klopp's side? Are they poorly using the one player that could unlock most other sides? (53:50)Get more of The Times and The Sunday Times for less than £1 a day. Start your free trial: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

OTB Football
Harry Kane stays | Mbappe goes? | Celtic vs Rangers tensions | THE FOOTBALL SHOW

OTB Football

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 71:37


Miguel Delaney, Alyson Rudd & Tom English join Joe for Wednesday's Football Show. @PaddyPower

The Game Football Podcast
Lukaku's 'Perfect' Second Debut

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2021 59:56


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Alyson Rudd and Henry Winter.Chelsea beat Arsenal in one of the most predicted results of the season so far. Did Romalu Lukaku have the perfect second debut and how does Mikel Arteta win back the fans after a disastrous start to the season? (00:00)Manchester United dropped their first points at the weekend against Southampton. What's Ole Gunnar Solskjær's biggest problem area in the squad and despite many outgoings - can Ralf Hasenhuttl do a good job at the Saints this season? (17:21)The Times' Chief Football Writer Henry Winter joins us to give his take on the weekend's games - including the view from the fans at Arsenal (26:35)Jurgen Klopp has encouraged us to watch wrestling - but is he actually angry or have the mind-games already begun? (38:43)We round up the rest of the weekend's games as Danny Ings wows for Villa, Crystal Palace fail to score again and City pummel Norwich (44:40)Get more of The Times and The Sunday Times for less than £1 a day. Start your free trial: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Game Football Podcast
£100m Transfers And An Abrupt Farewell

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2021 60:26


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Tom Roddy and Alyson Rudd.We're back and there's a lot we need to catch up on before the Premier League season starts..Harry Kane is having ‘showdown talks' with Nuno Espirito Santo as he continues his bid to leave the club. Will Kane get his way and has he acted professionally? (00:00)Jack Grealish is the most expensive British player after his £100m move to Manchester City. Do the club actually need him and can he step up to an even higher level? (25:05)Lionel Messi finds himself in an unexpected and emotional situation as he move on from Barcelona. The Times' Ian Hawkey joins us with more on Barcelona's financial worries (34:02)Do we fully buy into Messi's press conference tears, just a year on from him trying to leave the club? Where would we really like to see him playing, instead of PSG? (45:55)Get more of The Times and The Sunday Times for less than £1 a day. Start your free trial: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Game Football Podcast
EURO 2020 | Ep 26 | The Post-Tournament Review

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2021 90:14


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Alyson Rudd and Tom Clarke.Football didn't come home and a penalty shootout once again thwarted England. We begin our round up with the positives from the tournament for Gareth Southgate's young team (00:00)Was Gareth Southgate out-managed by Roberto Mancini? Which areas of the field were key for Italy to grab control after going behind early on? (20:43)While the players did everyone proud, the fans showed themselves in the worst possibly light. The FA have UEFA have released statements on abuse players have since received, fans misbehaved across London and some even stormed Wembley Stadium - how much has this tarnished England's efforts on the field? (48:50)We round off the tournament with our favourite goals, players, teams and moments (01:13:10)Get more of The Times and The Sunday Times for less than £1 a day. Start your free trial: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Game Football Podcast
EURO 2020 | Ep 24 | One Game From Glory For Gareth

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2021 43:46


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Alyson Rudd and Tom Clarke.England are through to their first ever European Championships Final with an extra time win over Denmark. Does the dubious penalty decision and poor spot kick from Harry Kane take any of the shine off the achievement? (00:00)Gareth Southgate brought Jack Grealish on in the second half - then controversially substituted him off during extra time. Was this disrespectful to the player, or great management of the game? (24:48)England will take on Italy who are unbeaten in 33 straight games - what will England take from this match, back to Wembley on Sunday and are these the two best teams of the tournament? (34:00)Tonight's result:England 2-1 Denmark (AET)Get more of The Times and The Sunday Times for less than £1 a day. Start your free trial: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Game Football Podcast
EURO 2020 | Ep 18 | Southgate Gets Revenge on Germany

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2021 33:29


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Alyson Rudd and Tom Clarke.England have broken the curse of playing Germany in tournaments with a 2-0 win at Wembley. Did Gareth Southgate get his tactics spot on and which players stood out? (00:00)Did Harry Kane find his form again or is there still a long way to go before he's back to his best - and if so, why? (13:26)While England celebrate, Germany lick their wounds. What went wrong for them in what was Joachim Löw's final match in charge? (22:24)Today's results:England 2-0 GermanySweden 1-2 UkraineGet more of The Times and The Sunday Times for less than £1 a day. Start your free trial: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Game Football Podcast
EURO 2020 | Ep 15 | The Vikings Slay The Dragons

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2021 39:23


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Alyson Rudd, Ian Hawkey and Tom Clarke.Wales are out after a 4-0 thrashing at the hands of Denmark. What went wrong after so much promise and why didn't Rob Page react to what was happening time and time again on the pitch? (00:00)Gareth Bale's big secret was promised after the tournament - so what has he got up his sleeve that he's kept us waiting to hear? (16:32)Denmark didn't just keep their momentum going, but looked impressive in victory - could Alyson's pre-tournament prediction of a Danish triumph actually happen? (17:46)Italy are through, but did the second half against Austria show some worrying signs for their chances of tournament victory? (23:08)Who will progress from Sunday's ties in the Round of 16? Will Cristiano Ronaldo continue his impressive (penalty) scoring record or will Romelu Lukaku have the last laugh? (32:14)Today's results:Wales 0-4 DenmarkItaly 2-1 AustriaGet more of The Times and The Sunday Times for less than £1 a day. Start your free trial: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Game Football Podcast
EURO 2020 | Ep 14 | The Calm Before The Last 16 Storm

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2021 41:25


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Alyson Rudd and Tom Clarke.We take a look at the tournament so far as it heads into the knockout stages. Did the ‘Group of Death' live up to the hype? Which teams have impressed and which have left us feeling deflated? (00:00)The panel select their ‘Best XI of the tournament so far'. Will Alyson pick Olivier Giroud despite him barely playing so far? Wales play the first of the last 16 matches against Denmark in Amsterdam. Will they be able to overcome ‘everyone's second team' and will the lack of fans affect them at all? (24:03)We end with predictions for the next round. Gregor was thrilled.. (35:45)Get more of The Times and The Sunday Times for less than £1 a day. Start your free trial: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Game Football Podcast
EURO 2020 | Ep 12 | The Boogie Comes To An End

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2021 34:43


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Alyson Rudd, James Restall and Jonathan Northcroft.England are through as group winners - but did their performance against the Czech Republic do much to reassure they can challenge for the tournament? Do Jack Grealish and Bukayo Saka start the next game? (00:00)Scotland are out after a 3-1 loss to Croatia at Hampden Park. What can Steve Clarke's side take away from their first tournament in 23 years and what do they need to improve on to qualify for the World Cup? (18:36)It's the final day of the group stages. We look ahead to the conclusion of Groups E and F. Is Portugal vs France likely to be the standout game or will we be surprised? (29:34)Today's results:Croatia 3-1 ScotlandEngland 1-0 Czech RepublicGet more of The Times and The Sunday Times for less than £1 a day. Start your free trial: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Game Football Podcast
EURO 2020 | Ep 9 | Don't Write Germany Off

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2021 34:55


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Alyson Rudd, James Gheerbrant and Ian Hawkey.Germany have turned up - but did Portugal make it way too easy for them? Is Kai Havertz finally showing why he's a £71m player? (00:00)France didn't show why a lot of people have them as favourites for the tournament as they stumbled to a draw against Hungary. Do they need to give Olivier Giroud a chance up front? What do Spain need to do to turn their fortunes around after a disappointing performance against Poland? (11:28)Wales face Italy in Rome later - but will Rob Page rest players or, given they'll get a game at Wembley if they win the group - could they go for it? (26:38)Today's results:Hungary 1-1 FrancePortugal 2-4 GermanySpain 1-1 PolandGet more of The Times and The Sunday Times for less than £1 a day. Start your free trial: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Game Football Podcast
EURO 2020 | Ep 7 | Can Belgium Go All The Way?

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2021 34:40


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Jonathan Northcroft, Alyson Rudd and Henry Winter.Belgium have secured their place in the knockout stage after an emotional match against Denmark. The entire stadium stopped and applauded on 10 minutes in support of Christian Eriksen. Are the Belgians in with a chance of winning the tournament after that performance? (00:00)England take on Scotland in a match that's been anticipated for months - but can Scotland actually cause Gareth Southgate's side some problems? (17:08)Today's results:Ukraine 2-1 North MacedoniaDenmark 1-2 BelgiumNetherlands 2-0 AustriaGet more of The Times and The Sunday Times for less than £1 a day. Start your free trial: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Game Football Podcast
EURO 2020 | Ep 5 | Record-Breaker, Ronaldo

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2021 35:17


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Alyson Rudd and Tom Roddy.Two of the favourites entered the tournament, but after an own-goal was all that separated France and Germany - which side looks most likely to go all the way? (00:00)Cristiano Ronaldo broke the record for goals at European Championships on the same day he became the first player to make an appearance at five Euros. Could CR7 inspire Portugal to a repeat of 2016? (17:04)We've made it til the last day of the first round of group games and VAR get it's first mention - with the group divided on how the technology has been used so far (23:29)Wales play a must-win game against Turkey, later. Hugh brings us the latest from a very positive Welsh camp in Baku (28:40)Today's results:Hungary 0-3 PortugalFrance 1-0 GermanyGet more of The Times and The Sunday Times for less than £1 a day. Start your free trial: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

OTB Football
The Football Show | Southgate and Scotland | Alyson Rudd & Pat Nevin

OTB Football

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2021 46:34


Alyson Rudd of The Times joins Joe Molloy to discuss Gareth Southgate and how his tournament is going with England. Later Pat Nevin will join to talk about Scotland's 2-0 loss last night and what value remains for them in the tournament? @PaddyPower | #SaveOurGame

The Game Football Podcast
EURO 2020 | Ep 4 | Schick Ruins The Boogie

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2021 30:36


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Alyson Rudd and Michael Grant.Scotland didn't get the start they were hoping for after 23 years of waiting - but what positives can be taken from their 2-0 loss to the Czech Republic? Where does this leave Steve Clarke's side heading into the England game? (00:00)Are Slovakia this tournament's surprise package after their win over Poland? What are Spain missing after they failed to break down Sweden (18:43)The ‘Group of Death' gets underway later with Portugal, France and Germany all in with a shout. Is this where the eventual winner comes from and how do they cope with the pressure? (25:57)Today's results:Scotland 0-2 Czech RepublicPoland 1-2 SlovakiaSpain 0-0 SwedenGet more of The Times and The Sunday Times for less than £1 a day. Start your free trial: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Game Football Podcast
EURO 2020 | Ep 1 | When In Rome

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 12, 2021 32:30


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Tom Clarke, Matt Dickinson and Alyson Rudd.Euro 2020 is finally here and so is the first of our special daily episodes of The Game!We react to the first game of the tournament as Italy show they mean business, Andrea Bocelli takes us back to Italia '90 and a miniature remote-controlled car gets way more attention than perhaps it should have (00:00)Alyson, Matt and Tom make their pre-tournament predictions and we find out who Tom met in a petrol station while 'scouting' on behalf of England (25:25)Today's result:Turkey 0 - 3 ItalyGet more of The Times and The Sunday Times for less than £1 a day. Start your free trial: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Game Football Podcast
Everyone Eats Humble Pie (Apart From Hugh)

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2021 56:31


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Tom Clarke, Matt Dickinson and Alyson Rudd.The Premier League season is over and its one we’ll never forget. We look back on the wider impact of football during the pandemic and what’s changed without fans in stadiums (00:00)Harry Kane might have won the golden boot - but which players secure the prestigious end of season awards from The Game? (13:31)Manchester United are favourites for the Europa League final against Villarreal - but does Ole need this trophy to silence the doubters? (41:46)How well did we predict the season ahead, back in September? We take a look back at the things we got right and also the things that surprised us! (49:12)Get your digital subscription to The Times and get a month free: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Game Football Podcast
Are Leicester City The People’s Champions?

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2021 58:56


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Tom Clarke and Alyson Rudd.Leicester got the better of Chelsea in the FA Cup final - did Thomas Tuchel shoot himself in the foot with his tactics? Who woke up with the trophy and how much expectation is on Brendan Rodgers going forward?Allison moved people to tears with his emotional winning goal and post-match interview - is it written in the stars that Liverpool will sneak a top four place? Chelsea’s women were shellshocked by Barcelona in the Women’s Champions League final - Molly Hudson joins us from Gothenburg to discuss what went wrong Why has Wolves’ season been so disappointing and do they run the risk of losing Nuno Espirito Santo to Spurs?Everton have ended the season poorly, after a bright start to the season under Carlo Ancelotti. What’s gone wrong at Goodison and could selling Richarlison solve all their problems?Inspired by Allison’s goal against West Brom, we end with our favourite goals by goalkeepers - Mart Poom’s header against Derby, anyone?Get your digital subscription to The Times and get a month free: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Game Football Podcast
When Panenkas Go Wrong

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2021 57:09


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Tom Clarke and Alyson Rudd.We saw a preview of the Champions League final and Manchester City and Chelsea met in the Premier League over the weekend - but was it anything like the game we’ll see on May 29th? (00:00)Leeds United had a good weekend with a strong win over a struggling Tottenham. What’s next for Marcelo Bielsa’s side and how have Spurs come to have a 29 year old, inexperienced manager in charge? (12:31)Arsenal’s season is over - but is Mikel Arteta’s time at the club heading the same way? Will he still be in charge at the Emirates at the end of 2021? (36:52)Big Sam hasn’t quite come to the rescue for West Brom. Will they stick with the former England manager in the Championship and can they keep their squad together? (48:49)After Ed Sheeran announced he’s sponsoring Ipswich Town’s shirts next season, we end with our favourite musical collaborations with the game (53:20)Get your digital subscription to The Times and get a month free: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Game Football Podcast
The Theatre of Protests

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2021 56:37


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Alyson Rudd and Matt Dickinson.The Times’ Paul Hirst joins us to discuss the reasons behind the Manchester United fans protest that saw their Premier League game at home to Liverpool postponed on Sunday. What will happen next at the club and is there any likely response from the Glazers? (00:00)The discussion continues with the wider impact of owners running clubs as businesses first and do fans’ morals change when it comes to having spending power? (12:30)After a thrilling Women’s Champions League semi final between Chelsea and Bayern Munich, The Times’ Molly Hudson joins us with lots to say about Emma Hayes’ side (38:02)Following Peterborough’s unlikely comeback to win promotion against Lincoln, we end with our favourite last-minute heartbreaks - including a calamitous night in Atletico Madrid’s history (48:48)Get your digital subscription to The Times and get a month free: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Game Football Podcast
Flippin' Ek, Son's Crying

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2021 54:59


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Tom Roddy and Alyson Rudd.Manchester City secured their first trophy of the season on Sunday - but did Spurs make it easy for them at Wembley? Does that performance make Ryan Mason’s appointment even more puzzling? Is this the deciding moment in Harry Kane’s future? (00:00)We saw more protests at club owners over the weekend, largely following the failed Super League plan - but what do fans want from the ideal owner? What do the clubs owners need to do to reconnect with the fans? Will Arsenal have a new owner in the short term after Spotify founder, Daniel Ek threw his name into the takeover mix? (21:15)English football has announced a 3-day social media blackout to highlight the abuse and discrimination online. What will this achieve and does this kind of response give the trolls a sense of victory? What other methods could be used to eradicate this more effectively? (41:13)Chelsea and Manchester City have Champions League semi-finals coming up this week - but who has a better chance of making the final? What are the chances of an all-English final and will Olivier Giroud have the last laugh once again? (47:13)Get your digital subscription to The Times and get a month free: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Game Football Podcast
The Super League And The Special One

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2021 53:37


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Alyson Rudd and Matt Dickinson.As football makes all the headlines with the proposed Super League causing massive controversy, the man who broke the story - The Times’ Chief Sports Writer Martyn Ziegler - joins us to discuss how it came about and what the clubs who’ve signed up are hoping to get from it (00:00)We look at the wider implications of the proposal and how fans have reacted - with leagues, players and even Governments having their say on whether it’s the future of the sport or yet another greedy move by rich club owners (13:16)As the show was recorded, we got news that the manager of one of the clubs involved in the Super League - Jose Mourinho had been removed from his position at Tottenham. Was this a result of the proposal or a case of smart timing by Daniel Levy? (38:15)We end with the good work a potential candidate to replace Jose - Brendan Rodgers - has been doing as Leicester set up a League Cup Final against Chelsea. Also - how will the rest of Manchester City’s season go now they’re not playing for the quadruple? (48:41)Get your digital subscription to The Times and get a month free: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Bread Is Bread, Cheese Is Cheese

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2021 56:48


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Matt Dickinson and Alyson Rudd.Which teams are out of the Champions League running following the weekend? Could Jesse Lingard be in the running for player of the season? Why do Manchester United need to go behind to pull out performances like the second half against Spurs? (00:00)It’s not VAR under the microscope, but the actual human decisions using the technology. James Tarkowski’s challenge against Newcastle causes a difference of opinions between our panel and how does that go unpunished while Spurs had a goal chalked off against Manchester United? (17:32)Leeds provided the big Premier League shock of the weekend with a win at Manchester City - but where do the club go from here? How do they avoid the same fate as Sheffield United as teams work out how to play against them? What do they do if Marcelo Bielsa leaves? (33:53)The race for the Championship playoff places is hotting up, with Barnsley in the mix after a remarkable season at Oakwell. Brentford missed out on promotion last season - is this season their time? Can Bournemouth or Reading afford not to go up this season, given their massive wage bills? (41:16)Get your digital subscription to The Times and get a month free: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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You Can’t Put A Price On A Good Moustache

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2021 58:56


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Tom Clarke and Alyson Rudd. The Premier League returned after the international break and so did the surprise results.. or were they a surprise? Are West Brom hard to play against because they have nothing to lose? Did Chelsea show signs of the Chelsea of old? What on earth happened to Spurs? (00:00)Liverpool have now won three games in a row - will their Premier League form lead to them saving their season by winning the Champions League? Are Real Madrid as fearsome as they used to be in Europe? (22:07)Manchester City and Chelsea are England’s other hopes of European glory - we rate their chances and contemplate whether Pep Guardiola might be telling us the truth when it comes to their transfer budget this summer (31:21)We end with our favourite passionate press conferences after Real Sociedad manager Imanol Alguacil gave his vocal chords a workout following their Copa del Rey triumph (47:54)Get your digital subscription to The Times and get a month free: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Which System, Gareth?

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2021 76:05


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Tom Clarke and Alyson Rudd. Gareth Southgate’s formation against Albania gets the England conversation started, particularly in defence. The stats are strongly in James Ward-Prowse’s favour for a surprise role in the side, but will it happen? Has Jordan Henderson’s makeshift defensive role for Liverpool affected his England chances of starting for his country? The Times’ Irish Football Reporter Paul Rowan joins us to discuss Ireland’s disappointing loss to Luxembourg over the weekend and where they go from here. After Thierry Henry quit social media in protest over how the platforms deal with abuse, we discuss whether other high profile names doing the same would cause change. We end recalling some of our favourite footballing tantrums after Cristiano Ronaldo’s minor meltdown for Portugal. Get your digital subscription to The Times and get a month free: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Should Steve Bruce Walk Away?

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Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2021 53:44


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Alyson Rudd and Matt Dickinson. After the defeat at Brighton, Steve Bruce remains defiant at Newcastle but have things become too personal? Do the Magpies stand a better chance of survival with a different person in charge? Leicester City impressed in the FA Cup - are they proper contenders and no longer living the ‘fairytale’? Spurs bounced back from their Europa League disappointment with a win at Villa - but is it the beginning of the end for Jose? Women’s football is set for a huge boost with a landmark TV deal - will this take the women’s game to the next level in the UK? With the World Cup qualifiers coming up and some interesting squad selections from Gareth Southgate, we look at which players need to impress the England manager in the coming days. To celebrate the beginning of spring, save fifty percent on full digital access to The Times and The Sunday Times for six months and stay well informed on the latest stories: thetimes.co.uk/sale/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Sorry I'm Late, Mik!

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2021 58:23


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Tom Roddy and Alyson Rudd. False nines are becoming more and more common, so are they here to stay? Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was dropped for their win against Spurs on Sunday - is there a leadership problem at the club? On the pitch, should Arsenal’s winning penalty have been awarded? As Chris Wilder departs - what are the problems off the pitch at Sheffield United? Sunderland have finally broken their Wembley jinx - is the future bright at the Stadium of Light? Kelechi Iheanacho scored his first hat trick against Sheffield United - is this the start of him achieving his full potential? Get your digital subscription to The Times and get a month free: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Should Celtic Appoint Roy Keane?

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Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2021 15:20


West Ham boss David Moyes is disappointed with their performance despite beating Leeds at the London Stadium, Simon Jordan reveals the two managers who could help Manchester United win the Premier League, Andy Townsend backs his old teammate Roy Keane to manage Celtic, Chelsea have ‘everything to win every game’ according to unbeaten Thomas Tuchel after the Blues beat top-four rivals Everton, Scott Parker is put forward as a future England manager by a talkSPORT pundit, Steven Gerrard will ‘go down in Rangers folklore’ according to Times sports writer Alyson Rudd and Jamie O’Hara believes Spurs can win the double this season. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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The Top Four Will Be...

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 4, 2021 51:58


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Tom Clarke and Jonathan Northcroft. Leicester City and Manchester United both dropped points last night, so we start by taking a look at the race for the top 4. Which teams have run out of steam? Who has more to get out of their squad in the run-in? How will it finish? The international break is coming up - will it be a well-needed break for some teams and a selection headache for others? Could we be heading for a club vs country row? The surprise bid for the 2030 World Cup is up for discussion - but is it just a distraction from the Government? Newcastle are looking like the most likely team to drop into the bottom three, especially with Fulham unbeaten in 5 games. Can Steve Bruce turn things around and with reports of a training ground bust-up, has he got the support of the players? Alyson Rudd joins us to pay tribute to the late Ian St John. Get your digital subscription to The Times and get a month free: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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More Costume Changes Than Madonna

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 1, 2021 63:40


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Alyson Rudd and Tom Roddy. We delve into the world of football conspiracy theories, which seem to be increasing while we’re all sitting at home! Surely the transparency of VAR discredits some of the more believable theories? Ole Gunnar Solskjær referred to an article on the Chelsea website potentially influencing the referee - is this one of the most baffling claims we’ve heard!? After another weekend with more baffling confusion between VAR and referees - are the officials losing control? Brighton are slowly drifting down the table - are they sleepwalking towards relegation? One of the teams to have taken 3 points home from the AMEX are Crystal Palace - should Roy Hodgson get another contract? You can read Tom Roddy’s article on football analyst Jack Lyons and his route into the game thanks to Brendan Rodgers - he gives us more around the piece and we ask our resident former pro, Gregor Robertson what part these roles play in modern teams. After Dean Smith banned his players from playing Fantasy Football, Alyson Rudd enlightens us with her thoughts on the matter and why she thinks it should be banned all together! Get your digital subscription to The Times and get a month free: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Is It Wrong To Substitute the Substitute?

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2021 69:59


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Alyson Rudd and Matt Dickinson. Things are looking good for Thomas Tuchel at Chelsea, but after the Callum Hudson-Odoi incident at the weekend - is he too abrasive for the club? On that note, is there anything more humiliating on the pitch than being substituted as a substitute? Our resident ex-pro gives us his insight on the matter. Things are going less well for Jose Mourinho at Spurs following another loss, this time to West Ham. Is it time for him to change his approach and go all out? Alyson still thinks Gareth Bale is a myth, despite his sudden return to form. West Ham are currently in the Champions League places, but are they entertaining and is anyone taking their silent quest for Europe seriously? Fulham are on the charge and look more likely to stay up - but will they? Sheffield United look all but down, Gregor sets out his argument for keeping his former boss, Chris Wilder in charge at Bramall Lane no matter what. Bournemouth and Bristol City have new short-term managers - are they the right choices for each club’s needs? Following the Merseyside derby, we pick which style of manager we’d prefer out of ’stubborn’ Jurgen Klopp or ‘practical’ Carlo Ancelotti. Have a guess who Alyson chooses.. Get your digital subscription to The Times and get a month free: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Does Jürgen Klopp Need A Break?

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 15, 2021 62:44


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Alyson Rudd and Tom Roddy. While people focus on the Manchester clubs and City’s lead at the top of the table, Leicester City have quietly gone about their business with some impressive results. How much will they miss James Justin after his injury and will they finish in the top 4? Liverpool have seen their season drift and after three losses in a row, remarkably some fans have been suggesting it’s time up for Jurgen Klopp. He’s dealt with personal grief this past week with the loss of his mother, could the German take some time off while lockdown restrictions allow him to be with his family back home? VAR, one again causes some debate between the panel - do we need to see the lines and should something similar to ‘umpire’s call’ in cricket be tested? Fulham pulled off an impressive win over Everton on Sunday - is there any hope of survival for Scott Parker’s side? We discuss the worst pieces of club merchandise after Spurs’ less-than-inspiring range of Carabao Cup final tat and end with our favourite misquotes, after we mis-quoted our very own Jonathan Northcroft on the last episode! Get your digital subscription to The Times and get a month free: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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The Mythical Gareth Bale

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2021 62:34


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Tom Clarke and Alyson Rudd. Liverpool’s ‘crisis’ doesn’t seem too serious if this past weekend’s result is anything to go by - are they back to their best? Has Jurgen Klopp’s positivity been the key to the turnaround in their fortunes? Tottenham’s form is going in the opposite direction - do Jose Mourinho’s tactics make sense? Is the loss of Harry Kane to blame? Gareth Bale still hasn’t shown signs of being a worthwhile signing for Spurs - will he ever get up to speed? Former Marseille striker and Times columnist, Tony Cascarino joins us to talk about his experiences of the extreme fans at the Ligue 1 side amid recent tension. Patrick Bamford and Eberechi Eze continue to impress in the Premier League, leading to a discussion around the best players to make that step up from the EFL. On transfer deadline day, we finish with those players we’d love to see announced for our clubs and players who could be on the move in the Premier League. Get your digital subscription to The Times and get a month free: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Taxi For Lampard

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Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2021 66:51


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Tom Clarke and Alyson Rudd. Liverpool are out of the FA Cup and off the pace in the Premier League - are the wheels starting to wobble for Jurgen Klopp’s side? After consistently playing midfielders in defence - are the defending champions in dire need of defensive reinforcements or can they ride it out? Phil Foden continues to impress for Manchester City while at Leicester, James Maddison is back to his best. Can England become a creative force with the two exciting, young players? Frank Lampard’s departure from Chelsea was announced while this episode was being recorded. Is this another example of Chelsea being impatient or did the club have to make the change to get more out of their summer signings? What next for Frank Lampard - will we see him managing in the Premier League again? We end with the Final Word, which takes a look at the possibility of a European Super League. Get your digital subscription to The Times and get a month free: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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A Missed Opportunity for Ole?

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2021 59:10


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Alyson Rudd and Matt Dickinson. Liverpool vs Manchester United was the predictable goalless draw a lot envisaged but was it a missed opportunity for Ole Gunnar Solskjær? Liverpool haven’t scored in their last three Premier League matches - are the players tiring at the same time? Leicester and Southampton entertained, but what does the rest of the season look like for two of the best-coached sides in the league? Chelsea are the next visitors to the King Power on Tuesday evening - did we learn anything from their slender victory over Fulham at the weekend? As Mesut Özil looks to be finally on his way out of Arsenal - is it a fond farewell or good riddance? Tanguy Ndombele scored a goal that should be filed under ‘Screamer’ at the weekend, so we share our favourite stunning goals from outside the box. Get your digital subscription to The Times and get a month free: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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The M*gic of the FA Cup

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2021 65:04


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Alyson Rudd and Matt Dickinson. The FA Cup third round threw up some shocks, but was the third round as special without fans packed into grounds? Gregor was at the game as Leeds were humbled by Crawley Town, so no one was better placed to explain what went wrong for Marcelo Bielsa’s side. Positive Covid test results have given us a chance to see a lot more of a number of younger players - but how many of them will we see again? Marine didn’t get the result they dreamed of, but with their virtual tickets they did secure a huge financial boost for the club’s future. Dele Alli was given a rare start against the non-league side, but will he remain at Spurs past the end of January? Could Mauricio Pochettino’s arrival at PSG add fuel to the fire that he could move to the French capital? Recent flouting of the guidelines has again called into question whether football should continue during the lockdown. Are further rules going to ruin the game? We end by discussing - how far would you go for your football club?Get your digital subscription to The Times and get a month free: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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The Big Fat Game Of The Year 2020

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2020 87:30


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Alyson Rudd and Tom Clarke. Liverpool once again end the calendar year on top of the Premier League, but not with the final two results they’d have hoped for. What’s causing the stutter to their season? After another cancellation in the Premier League - are we heading towards a fixture nightmare thanks to the new variant of Covid-19 and are teams being treated equally when it comes to postponements? After one of the strangest years ever, we bring you the end of year awards including a heated debate about ‘Manager of the Year’ and The Times’ stat-man Bill Edgar asks the questions with his special end-of-year quiz of 2020!Get your digital subscription to The Times and get a month free: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Is It Clear And Obvious?

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Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2020 76:00


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Alyson Rudd and Matt Dickinson. Chelsea haven’t had a great festive period - are they complacent or are there other issues that need resolving? Why does Frank Lampard keep playing Timo Werner out of position when it’s clear it’s not working for the German striker? Arsenal benefitted from Chelsea’s problems but how do they build on this win? After the initial promise, Spurs’ title challenge has faltered with their style of play coming in for a lot of criticism - are the Tottenham fans right to be frustrated with Jose Mourinho’s approach? Spurs weren’t the only side to drop points this past weekend - Big Sam worked his magic at Anfield once again as West Brom took a point against Liverpool. Is this the start of their survival bid? After yet another weekend of VAR decisions, where are we at with the technology at this stage in the season and are the people operating it good enough? Get your digital subscription to The Times and get a month free: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Is This Season Actually Any Good?

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Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2020 59:45


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Tom Clarke and Alyson Rudd. Fans continue to trickle back into stadiums, but has the 12th man shown any advantage to teams in Tier 2? Arsenal’s poor run continued with a loss at home to Burnley - is Mikel Arteta starting to show the signs of a manager under pressure? Fabinho’s non-penalty gets The Game VAR treatment with mixed opinions and it leads to a bigger discussion on whether this season is actually any good!? The Final Word takes a look at footballers hugging after matches - should opponents be interacting like this on the pitch!?During the recording of this podcast, we heard the sad news that former Liverpool and Aston Villa manager, Gérard Houllier had passed away. Alyson Rudd shares her favourite memory of the man she worked with, while she reported on Liverpool during his time at the club.Subscribe to The Times and get a month free: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Is Jose Falling In Love With Spurs?

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2020 61:31


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Alyson Rudd and Matt Dickinson. Mikel Arteta going back to Arsenal as manager was meant to be the romantic appointment in North London, but it’s Jose Mourinho that’s falling in love with his club. Why are Spurs players buying into his methods and are they happy in the process? How do Millwall deal with the section of fans who chose to boo players taking the knee at the weekend? And with VAR studying fouls in the box more than ever - are players encouraged to go down on contact and is that unsportsmanlike?Subscribe to The Times and get a month free: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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The Curious Case of Olivier Giroud

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2020 59:10


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Alyson Rudd and Tom Roddy. The day after limited numbers of fans returned to select games in the EFL, Hugh and Tom share their experience of Wycombe vs Stoke. Oliver Giroud scored the perfect hattrick, then won and scored a penalty for Chelsea against Sevilla - but is he more than a good substitute? Aside from that, should a World Cup winner be happy playing a bit-part rule at Chelsea? The new rules applying to football clubs after Brexit are out - what impact will it have on the clubs? And a year on from Unai Emery’s sacking - are Arsenal in a better place heading into this weekend’s North London derby?Subscribe to The Times and get a month free: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Rolling In The Deep

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2020 69:10


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Alyson Rudd and James Restall. Edinson Cavani came off the bench to turn Manchester United’s day around, but now faces potential FA action over and ill-judged social media post - do clubs have a duty of care to educate their players on cultural differences? As Raul Jimenez suffers a fractured skull in Wolves’ win at Arsenal - why is football lagging behind other sports when it comes to head injury protocol? Sheffield United are breaking all of the wrong records in a disastrous start to the season - should they stick with Chris Wilder? Was Jurgen Klopp bringing the game into disrepute with his outburst following Liverpool’s game at Brighton, or was he just using his profile to highlight the frustration with fixture scheduling? Subscribe to The Times and get a month free: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Yes Sir, I Can Boogie

The Game Football Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2020 59:17


Hugh Woozencroft is joined by Gregor Robertson, Tom Clarke and Alyson Rudd. England’s defeat to Belgium seems a lot more of a positive thing than the scoreline suggests - but why? Does Gareth Southgate know his best line up with only a handful of games left until Euro 2020? The team share their memories and pay tribute to the late Ray Clemence, who passed away on Sunday aged 72. The Times’ Scottish Football Correspondent, Michael Grant joins the conversation to discuss Scotland’s EURO2020 qualification and the panel pick their favourite penalty save in honour of David Marshall!Subscribe to The Times and get a month free: thetimes.co.uk/thegame See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.