11/26/2020
Goodbye El Diego, Atalanta punish Liverpool, and Manchester City are back in the knockouts
Diego, thank you for the memories. Join Kate, Andy and Jim as we look back on all that made the man great: his flaws, his wonderful vindictive streak, his belly slides, and the incredible things he could do with a football. It’s a very special Diego Corner indeed.Elsewhere, football goes on and we s
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11/25/2020
Chelsea march into the Champions League knockouts, Manchester United get revenge, and Steve McClaren is back in business
After a bit of a falling out over who was sitting where in the studio this morning - Emmanuel Dennis style - Marcus, Andy and Pete have made peace for Shteve McClaren’s sake.We reflect on a return to form in the Champions League for Manchester United and doff our caps to Olivier Giroud’s towering he
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11/24/2020
Fans to return to stadiums, Wolves peg back Southampton, and welcome to the Bulgarian Army!
Football fans: welcome back to your happy place! Alan Pardew: welcome to the army!Jules, Jim and Luke are here to celebrate the scheduled return of (some) football fans to stadiums and the prospect of some normality. It was certainly back to normality for Burnley last night, as they ground out a win
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11/23/2020
A José Mourinho vintage, Leicester headbutt their ceiling, and Danny Welbeck rolls back the years
If the international break was a scary, alien concept fraught with uncertainty, then this weekend’s Premier League action was like putting on your favourite jumper. Snuggle in with Marcus, Pete and Vish as we mull it all over on today’s episode of the Football Ramble!A vintage José Mourinho performa
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11/20/2020
The Preview Show: Pep v José, training ground bust-ups aplenty, and Marcus starts a war with Canada
Welcome to your all-new episode of The Preview Show, sponsored by Betway! With that the pesky international break now out of the way, Marcus, Andy and Luke are here to run the rule over the big weekend Premier League games - including Tottenham v Man City, Newcastle v Chelsea and Fulham v Everton.El
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11/19/2020
England put Iceland to the sword, Wales take their seat at the top table, and how to greet Sir Alex Ferguson
That was more like it, wasn’t it? England cruise past Iceland as Phil Foden and Jack Grealish turn on the style. Not that Jules, Vish and Jim allow themselves to get carried away, of course.Elsewhere, Wales secure a dream promotion to the top tier of the Nations League and Kieffer Moore looks really
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11/18/2020
Spain batter Germany, Antonio Conte’s got the secret, and content king Ben Foster
The Nations League just keeps throwing us curves, as Spain inadvertently hit Germany for six while out for an evening stroll. Join Kate, Vish and Pete for an equally quaint saunter through the latest footballing nonsense on today’s episode of the Football Ramble!Away from the Nations League, we hear
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11/17/2020
Managerial moves in the Championship, a Faroe Islands handball update, and José Mourinho loves the international break
This little gap in football's relentless onslaught means Marcus, Luke and Pete have time to talk about some managerial changes in the Championship, as two legends at each end of the managerial spectrum take up new roles. Wayne Rooney stepped up at Derby for the time being, while Tony Pulis began his
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11/16/2020
England fail to qualify, Wales keep another clean sheet, and the sad passing of Ray Clemence
That’s it, then. It’s all over: England are out of the Nations League. Dry your eyes, mate - Marcus, Andy and Jim are here to conduct the post-mortem. England's tentative performance against Belgium saw Jack Grealish impress yet again, but few else were able to stake a meaningful claim for inclusion
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11/13/2020
The Preview Show: Scotland make history, heartbreak for Northern Ireland, and England’s evening stroll
It took them 22 years, but they’re back in the big time: Scotland have qualified for a major tournament! Marcus, Luke and Vish are here to celebrate on today’s episode of The Preview Show, sponsored by Betway!David Marshall’s penalty heroics helped the Scots claim a famous victory in Serbia, while N
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11/12/2020
Big nights for Scotland and Northern Ireland, a seventeen-year-old scout, and is Ronaldo coming home?
Vish is back and his nerves are jangling for the Scots. But the Snodfather and an intimidatingly jovial Steve Clark appear to be ready for a historic night in Belgrade. Kate, Andy and Vish also look ahead to Northern Ireland’s crunch tie against Slovakia, reflect on Jude Bellingham’s England call-up
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11/11/2020
Greg Clarke resigns from The FA, another dinosaur returns, and Danny Drinkwater puts himself out there
We begin today's episode with the abrupt resignation of Greg Clarke from The FA after he made a string of offensive remarks while discussing diversity in football. Jules, Andy and Jim discuss the fallout and what meaningful actions The FA should take to promote diversity and inclusion within footbal
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11/10/2020
International football stumbles on, Phil Neville’s whispers of support, and our new true-crime podcast
Marcus, the only man on Earth currently excited about international football’s return, joins Jim and Pete for another hard-hitting episode of the Football Ramble. Strap yourselves in.England’s friendly against Iceland looks set to go ahead - despite quarantine regulations trying their best to disrup
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11/09/2020
The joys of the FA Cup first round, Liverpool and Man City share the spoils, and Aston Villa impress again
Fancy a bit of extra chaos in your football life? Then get involved with the first round of the FA Cup! Kate, Luke and Pete certainly have on today’s episode of the Football Ramble.Alongside those upsets, penalty shoot-out wins and goals from inside the halfway line, we look back at a swathe of Prem
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11/06/2020
The Preview Show: Liverpool take on Manchester City, Pickford gets Southgate’s support, and PPV set to be scrapped
Marcus, Jim and Luke are here for a bumper edition of The Preview Show, sponsored by Betway!Liverpool take on Man City this weekend, but are Southampton going to storm aboard and make off with the Premier League booty? Elsewhere, it’s crunch time for Sean Dyche’s Burnley as they face Brighton, who h
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11/05/2020
Demba Ba punishes Manchester United, Chelsea mop up again, and former players join dementia study
Marcus, Pete and Andy pore over another intriguing night in the Champions League after Manchester United were undone by an inspired Demba Ba and some bizarrely forgetful defending. Meanwhile, Chelsea’s miserliness continues and Timo Werner seized penalty-taking duties. The chaps also talk about foot
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11/04/2020
Jota shines again, Manchester City keep on rolling, and Villas-Boas rallies the troops
Last night’s Champions League saw another set of impressive displays for Liverpool and Manchester City - Pep is even giving his players a day off! Surely there’s got to be a catch. Marcus, Andy and Jim are back in the studio to review the action as Diogo Jota leads Liverpool’s line with aplomb, Fern
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11/03/2020
Leicester City creep towards the verge, Fulham get their first win, and AFC Wimbledon return to Plough Lane
Whisper it: Leicester City are on the verge of another title. If they play as well as they did last night in their next 31 games, it’s theirs for the taking!Marcus, Andy and Jim are here with reaction to Leicester’s dismantling of Leeds Utd, who looked a bit more nervous and tentative than in recent
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11/02/2020
Southampton climb up the table, Gareth Bale gets off the mark, and Mick McCarthy’s back in business
Each Premier League match seems to be falling into one of two categories: ‘chaotic goal-fest’ or ‘tedious, dull nonsense’. Join Jules, Luke and Pete on today’s episode as we sort through this weekend’s games.Southampton’s annihilation of Aston Villa certainly fits into the former category, as free-k
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10/30/2020
The Preview Show: José shuffles his cards, Aston Villa want top spot, and the former glories derby
Join Marcus, Luke and Andy for another jam-packed edition of The Preview Show, sponsored by Betway! This weekend, we’ve got a shedload of games to look forward to.José Mourinho was his usual diplomatic self after Spurs’ surprise loss to Royal Antwerp, while Arsenal had a much easier time against plu
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10/29/2020
All hail Marcus Rashford, Jack Wilshere’s future, and Chelsea turn on the style
Marcus Rashford can do it all! Last night, he took a break from his admirable social activism to knock a quick hat-trick past RB Leipzig in the Champions League. Marcus, Pete and Andy are here to look over an impressive United performance that was overshadowed by another sartorial swerve from Leipzi
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10/28/2020
Ferran Torres impresses again, Liverpool’s mounting injury woes, and Josep Bartomeu’s understated exit
On today's episode of the Ramble, Kate, Jim and Andy are back to look over another night of impressive European performances.We kick things off with chat about how a strikerless Man City despatched Marseille and an injury-stricken Liverpool beat FC Midtjylland. We also look over the FA’s new diversi
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10/27/2020
Harry Kane indeed got the assist, Mike Ashley stands up for the people, and the birth of a new football TV series
In this time of crisis, we all need a man of the people to stand up for what's right. Step forward, Mike Ashley.Marcus, Vish and Luke are here with reaction to his one-man crusade against the recent pay-per-view proposals, as well as some truly outstanding camera work up at Inverness Caledonian This
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10/26/2020
Southampton halt the Everton train, more goals for Hat-trick Bamford, and the opening sequence of Goal 4?
After Ajax stuck thirteen past VVV Venlo and stole most of the Premier League’s goals, Jules, Jim and Pete are here to pick up the pieces on today’s episode of the Ramble! We start off with praise for Southampton’s hugely impressive performance as they brought Everton’s unbeaten run to an end, while
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