Lions Watch: Who should make England's final squad?
05/23/2024
Lions Watch: Who should make England's final squad?
Gareth Southgate’s provisional squad is out! So, who would we drop for the final 26? Marcus and Luke discuss that on today’s Lions Watch.Plus, a listener asks perhaps the biggest question heading into the tournament: how can England get the best out of Phil Foden? Marcus explains why playing Foden a
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Come home José
05/22/2024
Come home José
José Mourinho, Erik ten Hag and Frank Lampard... they’re just some of the names that Marcus, Luke, Jim and Andy want for the Chelsea job now Mauricio Pochettino has left. But Chelsea also have another HUGE decision to make: do they keep the lemons?Elsewhere, there is the small matter of England’s pr
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The Jack’s Encyclopaedia title decider!
05/21/2024
The Jack’s Encyclopaedia title decider!
It all comes down to this. This year's top three – Luke, Marcus and Vish – lock horns to become undisputed champion of Jack’s Encyclopaedia 2023/24 and take the season-ending belt. Let the chaos commence!We're back on stage and tickets are out NOW! Join us at London Palladium on Friday September 20t
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Our 2023/24 Premier League predictions revealed
05/21/2024
Our 2023/24 Premier League predictions revealed
It’s everyone’s favourite time of the year – the time where we get to show off exactly how much we (don’t) know about football. That’s right, we’re revealing our predictions!Which Rambler thought Chelsea would win the league? Who guessed that West Ham would be relegated? And who correctly predicted
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The Premier League finale
05/20/2024
The Premier League finale
It’s not just about the Manchester City fourth successive title, it’s about the Phil Fodens that were made along the way.Marcus, Luke, Jim and Vish take in the final weekend of the Premier League season where young Phil demolished Arsenal’s title hopes with a swivel of his hips and Jürgen Klopp gave
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Mailbag: What is Jürgen Klopp’s Premier League legacy?
05/18/2024
Mailbag: What is Jürgen Klopp’s Premier League legacy?
Better to have loved and Klopped than never to have Klopped at all. On the weekend of his last game, Marcus, Luke and Andy assess Jurgen Klopp’s impact on the Premier League. Should he have won more titles? How does he compare to Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger?Elsewhere, Luke makes an impassion
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The Preview Show: Goblins and eggs
05/17/2024
The Preview Show: Goblins and eggs
Warning: no Premier League CEOs were egged in the making of this podcast.Marcus, Luke, Andy and Pete preview the final weekend of the Premier League season! Can David Moyes spoil the party in Manchester? Pete thinks so! Can the supercomputer be proved wrong? John Cross thinks so! And will Jürgen Klo
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Lions Watch: No Shaw thing
05/16/2024
Lions Watch: No Shaw thing
Who is England’s left back for the Euros? And more importantly: who is the team’s official psychic medium? Derren Brown, it’s time to step up.Marcus and Luke are back with another Lions Watch – and with Gareth Southgate’s squad announcement just around the corner, it’s a big one! They discuss Luke S
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Ramble Reacts: Man United and Newcastle embrace the chaos!
05/16/2024
Ramble Reacts: Man United and Newcastle embrace the chaos!
And Erik ten Hag goes all Phil Brown in his sweaty three-piece! Pete and Andy are here to react to Man United’s victory over their also very, VERY tired 7th-spot rivals. But what a game they treated us to! Plus, does Bruno Fernandes deserve more credit? And is it down to Pete Donaldson to unplug all
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Pep’s magic pump
05/15/2024
Pep’s magic pump
We all know what happens when Man City reach the business end of the season: Pep activates his magic pump, slips Man City into 5th gear and the rest is history. Today, Marcus, Luke, Pete and Vish are here to reflect on a confusing evening’s entertainment at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, not least f
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Ramble Reacts: Liverpool come undone
05/14/2024
Ramble Reacts: Liverpool come undone
Tom Hanks, David Cameron, Michael Portillo, Alan Pardew, Prince William, Chris Eubank and David James all feature on this edition of Ramble Reacts! You wouldn’t have thought Aston Villa and Liverpool had just played out a classic end-of-season barn burner, eh?However, Luke and Marcus are here to try
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The Final Countdown
05/13/2024
The Final Countdown
It’s all going down to the final day. Fulham’s kite training didn’t work after all. Marcus, Jim, Vish and Andy wave farewell to Burnley and Luton Town, who exited the Premier League more quickly than Casemiro exited his own penalty area. Meanwhile, Marcus and Jim tell everyone about their magical ti
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Mailbag: Should a player's success be defined by trophies?
05/11/2024
Mailbag: Should a player's success be defined by trophies?
Harry Kane has gone another season without winning a trophy. Today, Marcus tries to convince Luke and Jim that a trophyless career wouldn’t tarnish Kane’s legacy - he’s always been a romantic, has our Marcus.Elsewhere, Luke makes the case for Sam Allardyce’s Bolton to return to the Premier League, M
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The Preview Show: Foreverkusen
05/10/2024
The Preview Show: Foreverkusen
It was heartbreak for Aston Villa last night – but at least Matty Cash isn’t in the throes of a zombie apocalypse.Marcus, Luke, Jim and Andy reflect on Olympiacos’ ascent to Mount Olympus with the Europa Conference League trophy and wonder if Bayer Leverkusen will ever lose again after they broke th
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Lions Watch: What goes with Rice?
05/09/2024
Lions Watch: What goes with Rice?
Marcus and Luke are back with the second edition of Lions Watch before Euro 2024! This week, they react to the news that a creaky Harry Maguire might be even more creaky come June: that’s because he reportedly won’t be fit for the FA Cup final.After the battle between England’s young midfielders on
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Ramble Reacts: Joselu? JOSELU!?
05/09/2024
Ramble Reacts: Joselu? JOSELU!?
Real Madrid did it AGAIN! They beat Bayern Munich 2-1 and it was all thanks to that man Joselu. Well, and Manuel Neuer’s slippery hands.Marcus and Vish react to a vintage Champions League semi-final at the Bernabeu and try to figure out where Harry Kane can go next to win a trophy. Plus, does Vish w
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Can we change leagues?
05/08/2024
Can we change leagues?
Marcus Speller’s Aunty is giddy: an Englishman is going to win the Champions League! He’s joined by Luke, Andy and Vish to celebrate Dortmund returning to Wembley for a Champions League final and try to decide how to make things better for PSG. Should we let them in the Premier League?Elsewhere, Mar
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Rock, paper, scissors…
05/06/2024
Rock, paper, scissors…
Found out. Finished podcast. Marcus, Jim and Vish are frauds.We’re back to look over a jam-packed weekend! Ipswich are back in the Premier League, while Jamie Vardy’s daughter tells 30,000 people to f**k off. Meanwhile, was thrashings galore in the Premier League, with Sheffield United and West Ham
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Mailbag: What are the biggest myths in football?
05/04/2024
Mailbag: What are the biggest myths in football?
Are penalties really a lottery? Is it harder to play against 10 men? Should a goalkeeper never be beaten at their near post? Today, Marcus, Jim and Vish are on hand to debunk some of the biggest myths in football.Elsewhere, they debate whether one-club men are a thing of the past and which players M
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The Preview Show: Big Dunc isn't oot
05/03/2024
The Preview Show: Big Dunc isn't oot
Vish has always said this: Australians are unpredictable. You simply do not know where you stand with ‘em.And that was the same for most of Spurs’ XI last night in yet another defeat at Stamford Bridge. Marcus, Jim, ACAB Brassell and the V2 Rocket himself discuss a huge night for both clubs that lef
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Lions Watch: Great expectations and Dier straits
05/02/2024
Lions Watch: Great expectations and Dier straits
The road to Euro 2024 starts TODAY! Marcus and Luke are back with their third ever series of Lions Watch, where you’ll find everything you need to know about the England men’s national team – and plenty you don’t.Today, England are officially favourites: so, how do we feel about it? Plus, Luke argue
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Suddenly Michael
05/01/2024
Suddenly Michael
An old money derby in the Champions League semi-final, it doesn’t get more grand than that, eh? Today, Marcus, Jim, Vish and Andy are here to speculate what Jude Bellingham said to Harry Kane and analyse Kane’s new penalty technique ahead of the Euros.Elsewhere, Jim compares Howard Webb and Michael
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Confused boo boys
04/29/2024
Confused boo boys
Boo? Yeah, boo. Luke was amongst the confused boo boys at Spurs yesterday after a first half full of promise and a second half full of Cristian Romero taking matters into his own hands left them point-less against that pesky Arsenal.He joins Marcus and Jim to react to a huge day for the Gunners and
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Mailbag: Is a Premier League spending cap a good thing?
04/27/2024
Mailbag: Is a Premier League spending cap a good thing?
The Premier League is the biggest cash cow in football – for better and for worse. So how can a spending cap work? A listener asks Marcus, Luke and Andy about the ripple effects – plus, favourite stadium entrances (including an escalator, yes please), a debate that’s dividing the Football Ramble Dis
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