08/05/2021
Flying without Ings
It seems Aston Villa might well be splashing the Jack Grealish cash already, as Danny Ings slips off to Birmingham in the dead of night.Marcus, Pete and Andy check in with all the latest transfer happenings as the season looms ever closer. Elsewhere, Barcelona may have been thrown a lifeline and we
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08/04/2021
Another VAR riddle to solve
After consulting some Proper Football Men, the Premier League has tried to dial back VAR by making it more complicated. Clangers galore!Kate, Luke and Pete tackle that with minimal contact before looking over the latest Champions League qualifiers, where Rangers legend Steven Davis nabbed a late goa
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08/03/2021
The shirt off Joelinton's back
First the lack of goals in seasons gone by, now avoiding training altogether? Harry Kane really does hate August.Marcus, Jim and Pete settle in for a round of ice-cold sagas, with Kane determined to leave Spurs and James Rodríguez seemingly not in Rafa's plans. Callum Wilson has also been spilling s
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08/02/2021
Babysitting in a North London trench
Like John H. Miller charging into the chaos at Omaha Beach, it seems Ben White has quite the job at the centre of Arsenal's defence. Keep the sand out of your boots, Ben.Kate, Jim and Andy recap the weekend's football, which saw Celtic starting the Scottish Premiership season in disappointing fashio
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07/30/2021
Hitting the road, Jack?
Kate, Pete and Jim settle in to wonder whether Jack Grealish will soon slide his glorious calves into some walking boots and trudge up to Manchester City.Elsewhere, Arsène Wenger has been linked to a gloriously suave return to management while his compatriot Raymond Domenech continues to take as muc
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07/29/2021
Will trade Phil Jones for spaghetti
Marcus, Andy and Jim have competitive club football to report on already, as Celtic's Champions League dreams were dashed for another season. The Europa League (potentially) beckons!Elsewhere, boardroom manoeuvres won't stop David Moyes trying to bring the Manny band back together and Victor Wanyama
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07/28/2021
Pete's Amazon purchase history
The Premier League's revolving centre-back door keeps on spinnin', as Kate bids a fond farewell to helmet-haired Toby Alderweireld. Don't worry though, because Spurs want Aaron Ramsey: direct replacement, that.Luke and Pete join Kate at Ramble Towers with more of the latest from the football circus,
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07/27/2021
That's awful from me
Marcus, Pete and Jim are here to hail the latest cab off the centre-back rank, with Raphaël Varane and Ben White two more risk-free additions expected in the coming days.Elsewhere, the post-Gareth Bale era winds down at Spurs with Eric Lamela's sad departure, Steve Bruce shoulders the takeover burde
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07/26/2021
We're back and so is Jadon Sancho!
The Football Ramble is back for the new season, with fans in full stadiums and Fizzer's fantastical flaws just two things we can't wait to enjoy.Since we've been away Jadon Sancho has returned to Manchester thanks to Smooth Operator Ed Woodward, while Andros Townsend joined Everton. We also check in
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07/23/2021
2020/21 Showcase: Between The Lines with Melissa Reddy – An interview with Daniel Sturridge
We're rounding off our week of showcase episodes with a cracking interview from the first season of Between The Lines with Melissa Reddy!Back in October, Melissa spoke to ex-Liverpool and England striker Daniel Sturridge. He talks about some of the highest moments in a storied career and his continu
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07/22/2021
2020/21 Showcase: Between The Lines with Melissa Reddy – No more silence
We're off to another football show on the Stak network today, as we look back at a couple of episodes from the first season of Between The Lines with Melissa Reddy! The show takes a forensic look at football's biggest issues and gets unrivalled insight from the likes of Mauricio Pochettino, Gary Lin
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07/21/2021
2020/21 Showcase: Book Club – Out of the Darkness, Matt Piper & Joe Brewin
Today, we're returning to Football Ramble Presents for a classic episode of the Book Club, where Kate and Jim speak to football's finest authors about their work. Matt Piper spoke to Kate last year about his unflinching autobiography 'Out of the Darkness', which tracks his journey from Leicester Cit
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07/20/2021
2020/21 Showcase: Ramble Meets... Stuart Pearce
For the next few days, we're looking back through some of our favourite Football Ramble Presents episodes from this season - today, Mark Pougatch is joined by England legend, Stuart Pearce! They discuss Stuart's time as Nottingham Forest captain under Brian Clough, before reflecting on his England c
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07/19/2021
A Summer Worth Waiting For: Football Ramble x Jameson
We're back for another bonus episode of the Football Ramble, thanks to our friends at Jameson. Today, Marcus and Kate are looking ahead to a cracking summer of football alongside Sky Sports and TalkSPORT presenter Laura Woods!With the new season on the horizon, we celebrate the gradual return of fan
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07/16/2021
2020/21 Showcase: The Teams of Our Lives - Inter, 2010
We're back with another exclusive episode from our Patreon archive, as we drop the needle on a classic episode of Teams of Our Lives!As the name suggests, every week Marcus and Andy look back over footballing history's many glorious teams. Ahead of his return to Serie A, we're looking back at a cert
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07/15/2021
2020/21 Showcase: Ramble On – Vish's fantasy football career & Marcus and Jim's dream club
For the rest of this week, we're showcasing some of our favourite podcast episodes we've released exclusively for our Patreon subscribers! In these two episodes of Ramble On, Vish outlines his dream fantasy football career that ends in a brutal murder, before Marcus and Jim build their dream club de
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07/14/2021
The Best of Euro 2020: Part II
We're back for another Best Of episode, as we look back through the truly brilliant knockout stages of Euro 2020. We've got wooden floor celebrations, a boatload of eazay's, Sunday's Italian Job and even Hatem Ben Arfa! Join us!Timecodes for the episode are available here.We'll be showcasing some of
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07/13/2021
The Best of Euro 2020: Part I
What a bloody tournament that was! To celebrate the end of a cracking summer of football, we've cut together a Euro 2020 diary featuring the best clips from every single day of the tournament.Today, we rattle through the group stages - from England's measured start and Turkey's utter capitulation to
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07/12/2021
Better to have loved and lost
Well, there we are: the two tournament's best teams made the Euro 2020 final, where England fell at the final hurdle. Marcus, Luke and Vish settle in for a pensive postmortem, as England were beaten by a better team after more penalty shoot-out heartbreak. We praise the Italian's steeliness and asse
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07/10/2021
One step from glory
After fifty matches and 140 goals, the tournament's two best teams remain standing - and Gareth Southgate's England are one of them.Kate, Luke and Vish look ahead to what should be a cracking final, with intriguing and potentially pivotal individual battles across the pitch. We also take a moment to
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07/09/2021
How England got here
Marcus, Andy and Jim pull up some chairs in the eye of the storm, with England two days from potential immortality.We look back on England's route to the final, as Southgate's lambasted pragmatism gradually moulded into the key for all our hearts. Elsewhere, the mind games have started at Gazzetta d
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07/08/2021
Six down, one to go?
We have our Euro 2020 final - and England are only bloody in it for the first time ever. EAAAAZZAAAYY!!!!!Andy and Pete drag Marcus home from Wembley just in time to revel in England's fantastic win over a spirited Denmark. It's the first time the men's side have reached a final since The Big One, a
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07/07/2021
The 120-minute Italian Job
One half the tournament ledger has been finalised, with Giorgio Chiellini's ragtag bunch of renegades advancing to the final at Spain's expense.Kate, Andy and Jim spare a thought for Álvaro Morata, who slid past Gianluigi Donnarumma with one shot and then blew his foot off with another. We also look
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07/06/2021
I love this bream
With the semi-finals honing into view, you join us in the back of Patrice Evra's car wearing John Lennon glasses with some fish and chips. Yep.Jules, Jim and Andy check in on the latest movers and shakers around Europe, as Danny looks to spread his Ings and Barcelona rummage down the back of the sof
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