Football Weekly

Football Weekly

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The Football Weekly pod squad bring you a twice-weekly dose of puns and punditry, news and analysis from the Premier League and beyond throughout the 2017-18 season
El Loco, Huddersfield and trouble at Arsenal – Football Weekly Extra
Jan 17 • 79 min
Faye Carruthers, Barry Glendenning, Paolo Bandini and Lars Sivertsen talk Marcelo Bielsa, David Wagner’s Huddersfield exit, Gonzalo Higuaín’s mooted Chelsea move and Amy Lawrence joins us to talk all things Arsenal
Solskjær’s joy of six, Liverpool’s grind, Declan Rice and spies – Football Weekly
Jan 14 • 70 min
Melissa Rudd, Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay and Jonathan Wilson discuss Manchester United’s win at Wembley, Mike Ashley’s money, Declan Rice’s future, Burnley’s 2-1 win without a shot on target and Spygate
VAR gnashing, transfer splashing and Cup thrashing – Football Weekly Extra
Jan 10 • 68 min
Melissa Rudd, Paul MacInnes, John Ashdown and Lars Sivertsen discuss Liverpool flopping out of the FA Cup at Wolves, Chelsea edging Spurs in the Carabao, Manchester City winning 9-0 and all the latest transfer rumours
FA Cup shocks, the Blackpool boycott and dining issues – Football Weekly
Jan 7 • 64 min
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Mark Langdon and Sam Diss discuss the FA Cup third round, upsets at Newport, Fulham and Sheffield United, the Blackpool boycott, Franck Ribéry’s steak outburst and Wayne Hennessey
City close gap on Liverpool and Cazorla magic – Football Weekly Extra Extra
Jan 4 • 42 min
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Philippe Auclair discuss a classic Premier League humdinger at the Etihad, the 11 millimetres which may decide the title, another big move between Chelsea and Germany and Santi Cazorla
All eyes on the Premier League – Football Weekly Extra
Jan 3 • 63 min
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson, and Lars Sivertsen discuss a six-goal thriller in Bournemouth, early-window transfer moves, the Solskjær train rolling on, unpunished horror tackles and talent drain
Liverpool have lift-off before showdown with Manchester City – Football Weekly
Dec 31, 2018 • 70 min
Max Rushden, Jonathan Wilson, John Brewin and Gregg Bakowski discuss the dominant thrashing of Arsenal, players flying again at Manchester United, early kick-offs and Neil Etheridge saving penalties from presidents
A six point gap and a forgetful linesman – Football Weekly Extra
Dec 27, 2018 • 66 min
Max Rushden, Lars Sivertsen, Paolo Bandini and Mark Langdon discuss Liverpool extending their Premier League lead, Spurs entering the title race, late drama in the Championship and a return for Italian Boxing Day football
Andros Townsend, Ole Gunnar Solskjær and a one-step penalty – Football Weekly
Dec 23, 2018 • 70 min
Max Rushden, Lars Sivertsen, Faye Carruthers and Nick Miller discuss Andros Townsend’s incredible volley, Solskjær’s five-star debut, Spurs’ incredible win at Everton and potentially the most audacious penalty of all-time
Goodbye Mourinho, hello Solskjær – Football Weekly Extra
Dec 20, 2018 • 63 min
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, John Brewin and Ewan Murray discuss José Mourinho’s Manchester United exit, Carabao Cup action, bottle-throwers, fitba, Bundesliga pace-setters, Premier League previews and Alan Hutton
Shaqiri, scrambles and Champions League draw thoughts – Football Weekly
Dec 17, 2018 • 74 min
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Mark Langdon and Marcus Bean discuss the Champions League draw, dour management, Xherdan Shaqiri’s career revival, goalmouth scrambles and a message for listeners in Togo
Spurs, saves, Street Fighter and Atlanta United – Football Weekly Extra
Dec 13, 2018 • 63 min
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Paolo Bandini and Lars Sivertsen to discuss Spurs and Liverpool squeaking through in the Champions League, easy but great saves, Italian strife, Atlanta United and Street Fighter
Raheem Sterling, West Ham and belated joy for River Plate – Football Weekly
Dec 10, 2018 • 71 min
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jacob Steinberg and Vaishali Bhardwaj discuss Chelsea, Manchester City and Raheem Sterling, Arsenal’s run of form, West Ham, the Copa Libertadores, Yorkshire puddings and more
Stalemate at Old Trafford and Wolves at Chelsea’s door – Football Weekly Extra
Dec 6, 2018 • 76 min
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Amy Lawrence and Mike Calvin discuss ‘four crap goals’ in the game between Manchester United and Arsenal, Morgan Gibbs-White, a very strange game in Brighton, the French for ‘putting your foot in it’ and sprinting managers
North London drama, Hughes’s departure and Pickford’s disaster – Football Weekly
Dec 3, 2018 • 75 min
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jacqui Oatley and John Nicholson discuss the north London derby, Mark Hughes’s departure, Jordan Pickford’s brain fade, contentious red cards and Andros Townsend’s Arjen Robben impression
Liverpool, Neymar, Mr Blobby and faking death – Football Weekly Extra
Nov 29, 2018 • 65 min
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Andy Brassell and Reshmin Chowdhury discuss the Premier League teams in Europe, diving galore, David de Gea, Mr Blobby as physio and faking a death to dodge a fixture
A Pochettino masterclass, a mess in Buenos Aires and Alan Hutton – Football Weekly
Nov 26, 2018 • 74 min
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay and Suzy Wrack to discuss Mauricio Pochettino, Claudio Ranieri’s flying start, spectacular own goals, the Copa Libertadores chaos and Alan Hutton
Nations League, Qatar 2022 and the Superclásico – Football Weekly Extra
Nov 22, 2018 • 62 min
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Paolo Bandini and Marcus Christenson to discuss managerial changes in Ireland, promotion in Scotland, Nations League permutations, David Conn in Qatar and Patrice Evra’s chicken
England make the semis, Irish pain and Swiss on a roll – Football Weekly
Nov 19, 2018 • 70 min
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Paul Watson to discuss England’s success in the Nations League, Irish woe on both sides of the border, Wales falling at the final hurdle, Switzerland 5-2 Belgium and Jamie Cureton’s milestone
Rooneypalooza, Scudamore, coins and Ranieri’s return – Football Weekly Extra
Nov 15, 2018 • 49 min
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Faye Carruthers to discuss Premier League comings and goings, Wayne Rooney, Gibraltar’s rise, Ryan Giggs, Samir Nasri and forgetful referees
Manchester City dominant while giants are killed on the continent – Football Weekly
Nov 12, 2018 • 80 min
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Marcela Mora y Araujo to discuss City’s win in the Manchester derby, Arsenal and Chelsea dropping points, the Superclásico, Parklife and Sol Bamba’s torso
Football Leaks, Champions League and a chat with David Squires – Football Weekly Extra
Nov 8, 2018 • 62 min
The pod talk about José Mourinho’s celebrations, Liverpool’s squad rotation woes, tunnel nerves and more
All square at the Emirates, young debutants and bollards – Football Weekly
Nov 5, 2018 • 91 min
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Gregg Bakowski and Mark Langdon to discuss Arsenal v Liverpool sharing points, James McClean, Juan Foyth and outfield players in goal
Real Madrid in crisis, the Spurs rollercoaster and a Superclásico – Football Weekly Extra
Nov 1, 2018 • 70 min
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Paolo Bandini to discuss the Premier League, Carabao Cup, an expanding World Cup, the Copa Libertadores, Wolverhampton nightlife and more
Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha tributes, El Clásico and more – Football Weekly
Oct 29, 2018 • 78 min
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Lars Sivertsen as they discuss the tragic incidents in Leicester, the weekend’s Premier League action and Real Madrid’s collapse in El Clásico
Defensive rocks, dazzling Dortmund and Spurs slip again – Football Weekly Extra
Oct 25, 2018 • 68 min
Melissa Rudd, Barry Glendenning, John Brewin and Paolo Bandini discuss the week’s Champions League results, Mesut Özil, the Football League and Pep Guardiola’s music taste
Touchline scuffles, Messi’s arm and five-goal hauls – Football Weekly
Oct 22, 2018 • 66 min
Melissa Rudd is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Paul MacInnes as they discuss Chelsea’s dramatic draw with Manchester United, Fulham’s shocking defence, five-star Luka Jovic and much more
England stun Spain, no Khan do and Gibraltar’s rocks – Football Weekly Extra
Oct 18, 2018 • 65 min
Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, John Ashdown and Hayley McQueen discuss the Nations League, Wembley, José Mourinho’s latest Chelsea return – and how to do a fitba corner
Empty grounds, wrong anthems and Usain Bolt – Football Weekly
Oct 15, 2018 • 67 min
Max Rushden, Lars Sivertsen, Faye Carruthers and Andy Brassell discuss international action, WSL, Thierry Henry and the passing of Peter Brackley
Nations League, Lionesses and roundabouts – Football Weekly Extra
Oct 11, 2018 • 62 min
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Philippe Auclair to discuss international football, Aston Villa, the Ballon d’Or and our Next Generation 2018 list
Stalemates, comebacks and high horses – Football Weekly
Oct 8, 2018 • 77 min
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Paolo Bandini as they discuss Liverpool’s 0-0 draw with Manchester City, José Mourinho living to fight another day, Villa’s vacancy and Halesowen Town
Messi magic and the Aston Villa cabbage quandary – Football Weekly Extra
Oct 4, 2018 • 59 min
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Paul MacInnes and John Ashdown as they look back on eventful games in the Champions League and Championship
Manchester United hammered, Sturridge’s stunner and Hampden rumble – Football Weekly
Oct 1, 2018 • 76 min
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Mark Langdon to look back at the weekend’s action. And is Mourinho’s position untenable after United’s worst start in 29 years?
Carabao bangers, Mourinho v Pogba and lucky cucumbers – Football Weekly Extra
Sep 27, 2018 • 61 min
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Paul Doyle and Vaishali Bhardwaj to discuss the Carabao Cup, yet more Mourinho drama, Harry Wilson’s banger, lucky cucumbers, mislaid lederhosen and noisy dogs
Unbeaten records, crises and shinners – Football Weekly
Sep 24, 2018 • 68 min
Max, Barry Glendenning, John Brewin and Philippe Auclair discuss the last 100% record in the 92, crises all over the shop, spectacular misses and shinned pearlers
Liverpool impress, Ronaldo ridiculousness and cows, cows, cows – Football Weekly Extra
Sep 20, 2018 • 52 min
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Jonathan Wilson to discuss the Champions League, Ronaldo’s red, the timekeeping skills of cows and Mark Hughes’s elusive smile
Spurs suffer, spitting in Serie A and corner umbrellas – Football Weekly
Sep 17, 2018 • 62 min
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Mark Langdon and Lars Sivertsen to look back at Liverpool’s triumph, an Eden Hazard masterclass, Santi Cazorla, Douglas Costa and more from Europe
WhatsApp chat, bear attacks and George Weah returns – Football Weekly Extra
Sep 13, 2018 • 55 min
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and John Ashdown to cover the rest of the Nations League fixtures, Spurs, loans and much more
The Nations League and Wycombe’s Marcus Bean – Football Weekly
Sep 10, 2018 • 63 min
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Andy Brassell and Wycombe midfielder Marcus Bean to discuss the home nations, Nicklas Bendtner’s latest scrape, Ryan Babel’s return and Adil Rami’s proposal misfire
Nations League, Danish amateurs and Michael Jackson – Football Weekly Extra
Sep 6, 2018 • 55 min
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Elis James to also discuss Luke Shaw, legs big and small and away goals
Hornets, headbutts and head-biting – Football Weekly
Sep 3, 2018 • 66 min
Max and co look back at the weekend of football, plus Elis James in trouble at Millwall, head-biting and Kevin Prince-Boateng
More Mourinho mithering and Saido Berahino scores – Football Weekly Extra
Aug 30, 2018 • 59 min
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Andy Brassell and Lars Sivertsen to discuss Mourinho (again), Carabao Cup action, Declan Rice’s international dilemma, Hal Robson-Kanu’s international retirement and flesh-eating rats
Wolves make a point against City, red cards, ham and more – Football Weekly
Aug 27, 2018 • 78 min
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Tariq Panja to discuss Manchester City’s dropped points, a divisive handball, interesting red card decisions, poorly-laid turf and hams on Ryanair
Mourinho vs the world and a book writers special – Football Weekly Extra
Aug 23, 2018 • 71 min
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Michael Calvin to discuss Liverpool’s perfect start, José Mourinho’s issues with everyone, books, plane banner protests and the joy of chancing across a game in the park
Class, schoolings and some harsh lessons – Football Weekly
Aug 20, 2018 • 77 min
Max and co on Manchester United’s lacklustre defeat, Manchester City’s rout of Huddersfield and entertainment at the Bridge
Super Cup reaction and Celtic’s Champions League exit – Football Weekly Extra
Aug 16, 2018 • 76 min
Max Rushden and co on Atlético’s win over Madrid, European woe for Celtic and Bristol Rovers’ dubious half-time entertainment
Not a weekend for the Premier League underdog – Football Weekly
Aug 13, 2018 • 92 min
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Archie Rhind-Tutt and Mark Langdon to review the first Premier League weekend of the season, Liverpool’s impressive start, same old Arsenal (or is it?), Luke Shaw’s release from wherever José Mourinho was hiding him and…
The big Premier League preview – Football Weekly Extra
Aug 9, 2018 • 89 min
Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Andy Brassell and John Brewin for Football Weekly’s bumper preview of the 2018-19 Premier League season
Pre-season moaning, transfer chat and managerial bows – Football Weekly
Aug 6, 2018 • 75 min
The pod returns to look back at the big stories of the (three-week) summer break, José Mourinho moaning, Gerrard and Lampard playing the same role once again and Gary Mackay-Steven’s pre-match playlist
France lift the trophy as Russia 2018 ends on a high – World Cup Football Daily
Jul 15, 2018 • 71 min
Max and co discuss France’s World Cup final triumph over Croatia, another penalty, another controversial VAR incident, the tournament’s highs and lows and players taking shots to the conkers If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can…
England finish fourth and a World Cup final preview – World Cup Football Daily
Jul 14, 2018 • 56 min
Max and co discuss England’s 2-0 defeat to Belgium, tactics obsessives, individual awards, ‘it’s coming home’, the World Cup legacy and a pre-season friendly which ended 22-0. If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian…
England’s dreams over as Croatia take the next step – World Cup Football Daily
Jul 11, 2018 • 46 min
Max and co discuss the end of England’s World Cup dreams, Bond villain defenders, third-place play-offs, West Ham’s transfer approach and FW live If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only…
France into the final as destiny calls for England – World Cup Football Daily
Jul 10, 2018 • 50 min
Max and co discuss France becoming the first finalist of the 2018 World Cup, a Thibaut Courtois post-match meltdown, England’s hopes, dreams and fears, Cristiano Ronaldo’s move and Welsh nightmares. If you think this podcast is worth something, then you…
England into semi-finals, Croatia end Russia’s run – World Cup Football Daily
Jul 7, 2018 • 45 min
Max and co discuss England’s quarter-final win, Croatia’s punishing victory over hosts Russia, Cristiano Ronaldo transfer machinations, Croydon bus stops and baby choices If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from…
Roberto Martínez still unbeaten while France push on – World Cup Football Daily
Jul 6, 2018 • 56 min
Max and co discuss the first two quarter-finals, Roberto Martínez’s unbeaten streak, Brazilian histrionics, an England update and places that sound like flatulence If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as…
England’s penalty heroics, Sweden march on and quarter-finals to savour – World Cup football daily
Jul 3, 2018 • 50 min
Max and co discuss England’s first ever penalty shootout win at a World Cup, Sweden progressing, a Mrs Granqvist update, Paul Konchesky and which of our panellists dealt with tonight’s football the best If you think this podcast is worth something, then…
Heartbreak for Japan, Brazilian resilience and England predictions – World Cup Football Daily
Jul 2, 2018 • 51 min
Max and co discuss Japan’s last-gasp exit, Brazil’s win, classic play-acting, scoring records, Swedish babies and Ricky Martin If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only takes a minute -…
Spain out, Croatia squeaking through and Sergio Ramos’s barber – World Cup Football Daily
Jul 1, 2018 • 53 min
Max and co discuss Spain’s premature exit, a penalty shootout low on quality, Sergio Ramos’s barber, a Russian who barely touched the ball and Kasper Schmeichel’s balls If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from…
The loneliness of Lionel Messi and Edinson Cavani shows up – World Cup Football Daily
Jun 30, 2018 • 59 min
Max and co discuss the seven-goal barnstormer between France and Argentina, the surprisingly fun three-goal tussle between Uruguay and Portugal, social media, thighs and Dirty Dancing If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The…
Insipid England, Japanese farce and knockout time – World Cup Football Daily
Jun 28, 2018 • 48 min
Max and co review day 15 of the 2018 World Cup including a Januzaj goal for all of England, a Sunderland connection, Japanese passing records and a special round of 16 preview with Tim Vickery If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can…
German tears, Brazil cheers and England fears - World Cup Football Daily
Jun 27, 2018 • 39 min
Max Rushden and the panel react to Germany’s shock exit at the hands of South Korea, assess Brazil’s latest win and look ahead to England’s shootout with Belgium for top spot
Argentina rescued by Rojo, France flatter to deceive – World Cup Football Daily
Jun 26, 2018 • 32 min
Max and the panel react to Argentina’s dramatic win and Iceland’s new status, before taking a look ahead to a wide-open Group F finale
Total VARce, Russia stumble and an Icelandic dilemma – World Cup Football Daily
Jun 25, 2018 • 51 min
Max and co review day 12 of the 2018 World Cup including VAR galore, Spain and Portugal both surviving frights, tattoos, more Aanu Adeoye, a lot of penalties and an Icelandic dilemma
England score six, Senegal miss a chance and Swiss gestures – World Cup Football Daily
Jun 24, 2018 • 44 min
Max and co discuss England’s crushing 6-1 win over Panama, Senegal being pegged back by Japan, Swiss gestures, Kerry Katona and bad hat-tricks If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only…
Germany leave it late, Mexico wait and Belgium run riot – World Cup Football Daily
Jun 23, 2018 • 44 min
Max and co discuss day 10 of the 2018 World Cup, Germany’s Houdini act, John Guidetti’s presence of mind, Belgium’s five-star performance, Lukaku’s significant tournament and Hernán Darío Gómez If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can…
Super Eagles, double-headed eagles and Brazil stumble to a win – World Cup Football Daily
Jun 22, 2018 • 49 min
Max and co chew the fat regarding wins for Brazil, Nigeria and Switzerland, double-headed eagle celebrations, a fine for Mexico, Swedish iPhone notifications and the best club name in the world If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can…
Willy’s wobble, flaky France and Aussie grit – World Cup Football Daily
Jun 21, 2018 • 39 min
Max and the panel reflect on Argentina’s collapse, France’s water carriers and the secret importance of away kits
Another Ronaldo record, Spain edge Iran and Southgate’s shoulder – World Cup Football Daily
Jun 20, 2018 • 35 min
Max and co run the rule over Ronaldo, Spain’s narrow win over Iran and whether Gareth Southgate’s shoulder injury will derail England’s hopes If you think this podcast is worth something, then you can support The Guardian from as little as £1. It only…
Russia march on, Group H upsets and Japanese litter-pickers – World Cup Football Daily
Jun 19, 2018 • 37 min
Max and the pod discuss two upsets in Group H, a remarkable Senegalese goal, Japanese litter-pickers, Jack Wilshere departing Arsenal and Max’s favourite World Cup shorts
England leave it late, Belgium move through the gears – World Cup Football Daily
Jun 18, 2018 • 38 min
Max discusses day five with Barry Glendenning and Mark Langdon, including England’s last-gasp win, Belgium’s pasting of Panama, the Trans-Siberian Railway and what a Polish defender’s name means in Irish
Big guns misfire, Swedish spies and a Mexican rave – World Cup Football Daily
Jun 17, 2018 • 45 min
Max and co discuss Mexico’s impressive win over Germany, blunt Brazil, Kolarov’s goal of the tournament contender and England’s preparations
Video tech helps France and impressive Iceland deny Messi - World Cup Football Daily
Jun 16, 2018 • 40 min
Max Rushden and the team discuss five penalties, VAR controversy and a preview of day four’s action as Brazil get under way
Ronaldo’s revenge, Suárez’s stinker and Iran’s last gasp win – World Cup Football Daily
Jun 15, 2018 • 42 min
Max Rushden and guests pore over day two of the World Cup which produced its first classic as Portugal drew 3-3 with Spain while Iran and Uruguay left it late
Russia’s five-star showing, Robbie Williams and Stalin’s ‘tache – World Cup Football Daily
Jun 14, 2018 • 39 min
Max Rushden is joined by guests in the studio and in Russia to discuss the 2018 World Cup opener, Robbie Williams, the facial hair of Stalin, Spain’s self-implosion and Friday’s games
World Cup group G preview: an England special – Football Weekly
Jun 11, 2018 • 54 min
Max is joined by Barry Glendenning, Dominic Fifield and Barney Ronay to discuss England’s chances, the decisions Gareth Southgate has to make, King/Sir Kenny and Chris Coleman’s Chinese adventure
World Cup groups E, F and H preview – Football Weekly
Jun 8, 2018 • 31 min
Max Rushden is joined by voices from around the world to preview World Cup groups E, F and H, including Mexican veterans, a Japanese public with expectations set to ‘very low’ and love blossoming in Sweden
World Cup groups A-D preview – Football Weekly
Jun 7, 2018 • 33 min
Max Rushden is joined by voices from around the world to preview World Cup groups A-D, including Danish royalty, Peruvian vigour and the prospect of a tournament without a French meltdown
Beauty and the beastly in Champions League final – Football Weekly
May 28, 2018 • 58 min
Max and co dissect Real Madrid’s win over Liverpool, Pochettino’s contract, Lampard’s managerial prospects and Richard Wood’s magic hat
Unai Emery unveiled, England’s new captain and Liverpool’s big final – Football Weekly Extra
May 24, 2018 • 68 min
Max Rushden and co discuss new managers, a new England captain and Liverpool’s shot at Champions League glory
FA Cup cans of worms, Serie A drama and talking Turkey – Football Weekly
May 21, 2018 • 58 min
Max and co talk the FA Cup final, dramatic scenes in Italy, club legend departures and a former Swan deciding the Turkish title
England’s World Cup hopes, Everton and trigonometry – Football Weekly Extra
May 17, 2018 • 65 min
Max and co discuss Gareth Southgate’s squad, end-of-season cups and play-offs, the Europa League and Barry’s England XI
Wenger gone, goal frenzies and Tranmere Rovers’ return – Football Weekly
May 14, 2018 • 82 min
Max and co discuss Arsène Wenger bowing out, the extraordinary seasons of Salah, Vardy and Kane, scary bedtime greetings and more
Premier League joy and despair as finale looms – Football Weekly Extra
May 10, 2018 • 46 min
Max and co on Huddersfield and Southampton’s survival, hotels, West Brom’s relegation, Yaya Touré’s leaving do and plenty more
Squeaky bum time at the bottom of the Premier League – Football Weekly
May 7, 2018 • 84 min
Max and the gang discuss Stoke’s relegation, Darren Moore as saviour, Claude Puel as scapegoat, Vincent Tan being hoisted aloft and problems at PSG
Goals, crows and lying league tables – Football Weekly Extra
May 3, 2018 • 59 min
Max and co talk Champions League goalfests, the art of defending, Football League permutations and plenty more
Boxes, Baggies, Celtic, Sunderland and more – Football Weekly
Apr 30, 2018 • 78 min
Max and the gang talk Wenger’s Old Trafford tribute, trophies for Celtic and Barcelona, Sunderland’s latest woes and podders as Premier League managers
Mo Salah, mo’ problems for Roma – Football Weekly Extra
Apr 26, 2018 • 65 min
Max and co discuss another world-class display, controversies at Wolves and Leeds, Fifa, Zidane the bald not-fraud, crows and more
Wenger finally out and managers surviving nuclear fallout – Football Weekly
Apr 23, 2018 • 78 min
Arsène Wenger’s departure, goalkeeper protection, Mohamed Salah’s 50/50 win, anarchy in Naples and managers surviving nuclear fallout
Andy Carroll surrounded by toddlers – Football Weekly Extra
Apr 19, 2018 • 65 min
Max and the gang look back at the week in football including Andy Carroll surrounded by toddlers, World Cup morale boosters, half-time VAR, Instagram tie-ins and journalists passing colds on to players
Manchester City crowned champions and Bayern’s big news – Football Weekly
Apr 16, 2018 • 71 min
Max and co talk Manchester City’s title win, Manchester United’s latest slip-up, the pre- and post-Pardew bounces, big Bayern news and Ferraris
Champions League drama, safe standing and more – Football Weekly Extra
Apr 12, 2018 • 65 min
Max and co discuss extraordinary comebacks, valiant efforts, spectacular own goals, screeching Italians and weasels
Manchester and Merseyside serve derbies of contrast – Football Weekly
Apr 9, 2018 • 79 min
Guest host Nat Coombs and the panel discuss a marvellous Manchester derby, Ayoze Pérez’s strike, Wayne Rooney’s strop, red cards galore in Ireland and managers who sound like drinks
Anfield nights and Christ on a bicycle kick – Football Weekly Extra
Apr 5, 2018 • 74 min
Max and the podders discuss the Champions League fixtures, Cristiano Ronaldo’s gravity-defying wondergoal and Alan Pardew’s job prospects, as well as paying tribute to the late Ray Wilkins
Spurs end Stamford Bridge curse as Manchester City close on title – Football Weekly
Apr 2, 2018 • 54 min
Max Rushden and co discuss Dele Alli, the wonder of Zlatan, Premier League survival and death by nostalgia
VAR worries, World Cup dreams and West Ham’s woe – Football Weekly Extra
Mar 29, 2018 • 71 min
Max Rushden and co discuss England’s options, international friendlies and the role of Kenny G
World Cup countdown continues and Brechin get the boot – Football Weekly
Mar 26, 2018 • 66 min
Max and the podders discuss England: more fun on the pitch than off it? France in a mess, young talent, a miraculous comeback in non-league
England’s headache, fancied squads and sticker stories – Football Weekly Extra
Mar 22, 2018 • 56 min
Max Rushden and co assess England’s priorities, Old Trafford hymn sheets, Panini versus Merlin and more
Another magical Salah display and Warnock’s pub quiz – Football Weekly
Mar 19, 2018 • 82 min
Max and the podders discuss the FA Cup quarter-finals, another magical Mohamed Salah performance, short teams, coldest games and Neil Warnock’s pub quiz pedigree