11/26/2021
The Preview Show: I prefer to kill them all
Like a rock hard Mitre to the face on a freezing Sunday morning, it’s safe to say Antonio Conte was struck by the size of the task he has at Tottenham after his men were downed by Mura last night. Marcus, Pete and Jim wonder just how many of his players he might run over when he sees them in trainin
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11/25/2021
Do it for The Shamen
Mauricio Pochettino slunk back to Paris with his tail between his legs last night after another fairytale clash with Man City, where Bernardo Silva served up the sauce and Kyle Walker was just really, really fast again.Marcus, Andy and Jim chew over that and travel to Liverpool as well, where we hai
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11/24/2021
Jadon and Donny, together at last
They've crawled through a river of shite, but Jadon Sancho and Donny van de Beek have finally reached Redemption. Michael Carrick, take an interim bow.Pete, Andy and Vish recap last night's Champions League action, as Chelsea's production line delivered some delicious goods and Andy caught Barcelona
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11/23/2021
Maybe the trophies are the friends we made along the way
Club legends are ten a penny, nowadays. Whether it's Steve Bruce eyeing up the Manchester United job or Tony Hibbert joining a new club five years since his Everton retirement, you'll find them everywhere.Marcus, Vish and Lars wonder where Man United go next as they shake off Ole Gunnar Solskjær's s
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11/22/2021
Now That's What I Call Manchester United!
Well, the inevitable axe has finally fallen: Ole Gunnar Solskjær has been sacked by Manchester United.Jules, Jim and Pete pore over the dismal performance that broke the panel's back and wonder what's next for the rudderless Reds. We also blast through a load of other amazing results from the weeken
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11/19/2021
The Preview Show: I'm sorry, Graeme
Rejoice, for the stars have aligned and brought us three managerial debuts for this weekend's edition of the Barclays! Dean Smith even cut short his espionage mission to New York.Marcus, Andy and Jim look into their respective matches before checking in with the other end of the table, as in-form Ar
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11/18/2021
Does Fabian Delph spark joy?
Kate, Jim and Pete are here with the answers to some of the game's biggest questions: is Zinedine Zidane warming to the prospect of Man United? Are Newcastle victims of a vicious Premier League cartel? How many miles will Dani Alves run in every Barcelona game he starts?We also revel in some truly o
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11/17/2021
Roberto Martínez: Stylish Mover
Roberto Martínez nearly pulled out some of those saucy moves in that electric Cardiff atmosphere last night, with Beefy Moore's equaliser enough to get Wales a seeded play-off spot. We get into that, before Marcus and Luke console Lars Sivertsen after Norway's disciplined display bore no fruit again
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11/16/2021
44 buttocks chase a ball around and eventually Che Adams scores
England's marching band stuck ten past San Marino in the final round of Now That's What I Call Competitive, meaning they can turn their attention to the dark cloud coming over the hill. Kate, Luke and Pete give that a once-over, remind everyone that Scotland invented the passing game after their Dan
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11/15/2021
The Serbian Darren Anderton
Fresh off his latest round of Ibra Watch, Lars Sivertsen joins Jules and Andy at Ramble HQ for a blast through a hefty weekend of international football.Aleksandar Mitrović and co dented Portugal's World Cup hopes with some last gasp magic, while Harry Maguire drowned out the #haters at Wembley. We
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11/14/2021
Patreon special: The Teams of Our Lives, Leicester 2015/16
We're here with a special bonus episode, plucked from the Ramble Patreon feed! Today, we’re bringing you an episode of The Teams of Our Lives, a weekly show where Marcus and Andy look back on what made their favourite teams history-makers.This week, it’s a no-brainer. Come on down Uncle Claudio, we’
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11/12/2021
The Preview Show: Didn't even want a Belgium cap
In the era of hyper professionalism, it's refreshing to see Radja Nainggolan determined to never play for Belgium again because he'd rather have a smoke. Ryan Fraser should've used that justification for dropping out of Scary Steve's Scotland squad.Marcus, Luke and Vish look ahead to some crucial qu
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11/11/2021
Captain Cash's Catalonian Kickabouts
Imagine it: you're Matty Cash. You've just turned up to national team training for the first time - having learned the anthem on YouTube - to find Pep Guardiola scampering along the touchline. Rest up, Pep, honestly...Jules, Jim and Andy check in with two Liverpool legends as they change jobs, as St
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11/10/2021
Signing Jonjo's #cans
The Papa John's Trophy served up some more lukewarm slices last night, with AFC Wimbledon eliminated and Newcastle United U21's battered at Mansfield. At least Jonjo Shelvey's been signing some local cans of lemonade, the good sport.Jules, Andy and Pete pour some garlic butter over more football non
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11/09/2021
Do you referee tiddlywinks?
Kate, Luke and Jim get stuck into the big questions right at the heart of the football discourse on today's show: did Arsène Wenger leave Arsenal too late? Did Callum Wilson think he was collecting Eddie Howe from the airport? Who's Stuart Attwell again? We also wonder how Howe might fare on Tynesid
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11/05/2021
The Preview Show: Howedi Arabia
Antonio Conte's back! Eddie Howe's (almost) back! And Marcus is back! Get ready for a Friday feast.Vish and Jim join Marcus to hail the return of John Wick to the Premier League, get the latest puns from Tyneside, and check in on both Manchester clubs ahead of the big derby tomorrow. Ole Gunnar Sols
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11/04/2021
Two balls off the post
Liverpool cantered to another victory over a pretty cantankerous Atlético Madrid last night thanks to some icy refereeing. That doesn’t sound like our Diego.Kate, Andy and Pete review last night’s Champions League happenings, before turning to important matters like Bournemouth player Ben Pearson’s
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11/03/2021
All or Nothing or Something or Everything
Watching Man United's trademark comebacks is like flying on a budget airline to a stag do - more disorganised chaos that always seems to get there eventually.Kate, Luke and Andy call out Ole Gunnar Solskjær for more post-game patronising and praise Chelsea's adaptability. We also debate the merits o
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11/02/2021
Living it Lage
Kate, Jim and Vish track Wolves' migration up the table after another tidy win, this time against a struggling Everton. We wonder why the bottom half of the table remains a maelstrom of uncertainty - maybe Marcelo Bielsa's translating sherpa can guide us through.We also look into Antonio Conte's imm
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11/01/2021
The curse is lifted
The inevitable axe has finally fallen, with Saturday's turgid performance enough to get Nuno Espírito Santo the sack - whether we can blame him for it or not.Jules, Luke and Jim wonder why it's consistently gone wrong for Spurs since the 2019 Champions League final and who they should turn to next.
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10/29/2021
The Preview Show: Big Gaffer Energy
As the Man United saga rolls on, Sir Alex Ferguson's back at Carrington. It's just to get a suit fitted, apparently - we assume Ole is holding the tape measure.Kate, Vish and Pete look ahead to more Premier League nonsense, with United travelling to Spurs and The Graeme Jones Experience in town for
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10/28/2021
More Moyesy Manchester Murders
First United, now City - David Moyes is coming for you, Manchester. That bridge he burned when he took over from Sir Alex Ferguson is still smouldering.Jules, Luke and Pete bathe in yet more Fizzy Cup action as Leicester squeezed past Brighton thanks to the Seagulls' generosity, while Brentford brok
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10/27/2021
Freight and see
Kate, Vish and Pete dive into another round of the Fizzy Cup as Arsenal continued their lovely autumn stroll and wildman Kepa Arrizabalaga psyched out the entire population of Southampton. We also get a Lionesses update after another dominant qualifying display that has left people asking about a Wo
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10/26/2021
Burn a bridge to light my way
Antonio Conte seems open to scorching the earth on which decades of Manchester United's success has been built, after saying he'd "be open to understanding the project". We all would, I think.Kate, Jim and Andy run through the latest spins of the managerial merry-go-round, as Newcastle look to final
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