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The Football Ramble

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The Football Ramble emerged from London towards the end of 2007 as a genuinely refreshing football voice, and quickly established itself as one of the most influential and entertaining shows about the world's most popular sport.
The Great Ruckus of Old Trafford
Dec 11 • 65 min
Derbies galore as Man City take their noisy neighbours tag very seriously and wind up Jose Mourinho, only partially by beating his team, Big Sam hits the ground grinning and West Ham do a number on Chelsea. If that isn’t enough - and it’s not as there’s…
Apologies to the Queen May
Dec 8 • 56 min
This time around we chat about some geologically scintillating stuff from Liverpool ahead of Everton’s visit to Anfield on Sunday, a fixture so important that Sam “My Own Man” Allardyce has turned down a free trip to Cyprus to prepare. Cut out this line…
Semis, at least…
Dec 4 • 70 min
We’re back once again, not unlike the renegade master, to discuss a frankly superb goalkeeping performance from David De Gea, wobbly yet winny Man City, some immediate big licks from Big Sam and a ruddy WORLD CUP DRAW! It’s about to get real. On top of…
Kurt Zouma and The Zoumalators
Dec 1 • 53 min
Big Sam Allardyce and Alan Pardew returning to the fold in the same week? What a Ramble bonanza/sign of just how many chances these particular British managers get. Big Sam at least gets a warm welcome to Goodison Park after Wayne Rooney’s midweektacular…
Quango Unchained
Nov 27 • 58 min
Gary Megson displays some gigantic cojones after steering West Brom to a draw against Spurs at Wembley Hart Lane, a lightning powered footballer emerges onto the scene to lead England’s future and Everton continue their league wide benevolence. On top of…
Heirloom Tomatoes
Nov 24 • 51 min
We wait with bated breath for West Brom to announce Alan ‘Party Pards’ Pardew as their new boss so the season can truly begin. How we’ve missed him. How three of us have missed him. It’s not all bad news for Hartlepool’s favourite son though as the…
The Managerial Meggy-go-round
Nov 20 • 57 min
The managerial merry-go-round is either working perfectly or completely broken depending on who you are. Tony Pulis leaves us for the time being, while fed up of enjoying life, Chris Coleman takes the Sunderland job, possibly regretting it already. As…
Donaldson Slams Cricket
Nov 17 • 53 min
Even though they were just friendlies England have got us all worked up about the World Cup again as we chat about the draw, groups of death and a long-needed alternative England band. There are also fireworks in Peru, a far-from-perfect hat trick in…
Pods from the Big Chair
Nov 13 • 63 min
There have been so many international fixtures it’s as if it’s all building up to some kind of World’s Fair of football. There have been 0-0 thrillers, heartbreak for Northern Ireland, the glorious sight of Herve Renard and his lucky shirt and Australia…
Spice up your life
Nov 10 • 60 min
It’s international week and England’s innovative conceptual interpretation of a squad prepare to batter known melts Germany and Brazil. There’s also a whole host of football from elsewhere, potential revisionism regarding one David Moyes, urinal…
The Football Ramble Shredder: 1
Nov 9 • 36 min
Here at Ramble HQ we get a huge amount of emails and don’t always have the time to get through them all on our two regular weekly shows. So, to that end, please welcome The Football Ramble Shredder! In this special ep, we trawl through as many of your…
West Ham: Ragnorak
Nov 6 • 63 min
West Ham kindly sacked Slaven Bilic before we recorded this time around enabling us to go to town on the Hammers, including Andy Carroll’s fairly robust advice for the fans. Elsewhere there’s time for more handshake drama, the joy of bendy headers…
John Fantastic and The Ramblers
Nov 3 • 55 min
Synopsis: A frothy show as we enjoy the exploits of Spurs and young Harry Billy Winks, the lines on Pep Guardiola’s forehead visibly smooth out as he enjoys life and lusts after defeated Napoli and Antonio Conte wonders what the point of it all is.…
Under the fingernails of football
Oct 30 • 66 min
Joe Hart is despondent, and we mean really despondent, after West Ham conceded a 97th minute equaliser to Big Roy and his boys. Basically everyone is fuming with professional-headerer Michail Antonio but not us! Not us, no! We are delighted for the drama…
Ooh, Southampton Friend
Oct 27 • 58 min
There’s trouble in paradise in hit drama Wembley Lane as we see evidence of a new BFF in Dele Alli’s life, Diego Maradona’s trip to London continues with lots of fun and immaculate timekeeping, while Mark Noble gets generous with his kit with mixed…
Harry The Bruce
Oct 23 • 70 min
Frankly, if you’re Dejan Lovren you should probably swerve this one. Poor guy. We look at Spurs getting cosy at Wembley and a doozy at Goodison Park where poor old Ronald Koeman’s Everton once again failed to set an example. Elsewhere a Premier League…
Circus for sale
Oct 20 • 55 min
We maraud across football like David Luiz marauds across a football pitch, with Big Sam heading Stateside, Leicester getting bored and hitting their panic button and Sadio Mane getting a distressing new fitness regime. And we may also be witnessing the…
Dusty Ballbag
Oct 16 • 68 min
As a weird dust cloud floats over Ramble HQ we lose ourselves over Roy Hodgson shuffling Crystal Palace into life, Man City playing the best football in all of recorded history ever and recoil at news of an interesting portrait Pete owns. There also digs…
Skeletons and closets
Oct 13 • 70 min
Football! Everywhere! There’s World Cup qualification drama, the Premier League diving straight back in with Liverpool vs Man United and… David Moyes. Ah well. As well as all that there’s an update on Stuart Pearce’s toilet habits, Humble Mike Dean and an…
The Heaton’s On
Oct 9 • 65 min
This week we continue our deeply-held passion for international football and discuss what merry old England do now qualification is assured, how Scotland get over their ‘genetic problems’ and confusing permutations elsewhere in the world. As if that isn’t…
A bulldog sipping tea from a bowler hat
Oct 6 • 63 min
It’s a crunch international break and Ramble HQ is stricken with World Cup fever, though there’s bad news for Joe Hart and an exciting endorsement from Pete Donaldson, who yet again forgets where the email section is supposed to be. The boys also find…
Because you’re worth it
Oct 2 • 71 min
Our favourite Northern prince returns from the Far East to much fanfare (most of which is warranted, we suppose), the Champions League is dished out early and we hear of Pep’s dedication to team spirit. Also, Crystal Palace’s fans take a novel approach to…
Roys ‘R’ Us
Sep 29 • 55 min
Diego Costa has a lovely time parading himself around Atletico’s shiny new stadium before Chelsea get one over on him, there’s a striker crisis for Crystal Palace as they have no fit strikers (apart from the fit striker they have) and we conclude that…
Fat Bribes
Sep 25 • 69 min
Liverpool’s whirlwind approach to how to play the game continues apace, we marvel as Wayne Rooney turns into the Terminator in front of our very eyes and we also find out how Brendan Rodgers is (clue: he’s ok). Elsewhere Ghana force their way into the…
What would your dad think?
Sep 22 • 56 min
Spurs take some pressure off Arsenal with an embarrassing video, Jurgen Klopp’s defence continues to wobble and Jose Mourinho is intent on destroying the Carabao Cup. As if that isn’t enough there are David Seaman decoys, further incongruous unveiling and…
Come Down to the Algarve
Sep 18 • 67 min
The boys take much delight in Luke having his backside burned in the hot seat, Arsenal manage to not disgrace themselves on the TV away from home and Marcus will not let up on his fantasy of going on holiday with Ronald Koeman, despite his recent run of…
Hornet in the Wind
Sep 15 • 63 min
Get ready for a bumper edition of football strangeness this week as Andre Villas-Boas brings forth a contender for best conspiracy theory ever, we hear of some confusingly sporting behaviour from Sevilla boss Eduardo Berizzo, and bear witness to a punchy…
Shaken
Sep 11 • 69 min
Frank de Boer’s time at Crystal Palace is no de moer, Chris Sutton defends the honour of Sadio Mane’s flying boot and even Mark Hughes thinks this whole handshake thing is getting a bit silly. Elsewhere Jose Mourinho’s fashion sense is starting to come…
The Football Ramble. DG.
Sep 8 • 56 min
We open the show with talk of exciting opportunities for John Motson as he retires from the BBC, digs from Jamie Vardy and the rumble of yet more planes overhead. ALREADY. Meanwhile we also gain some insight into West Ham’s behind the scenes omnishambles…
Chris Sutton: Origins
Sep 4 • 64 min
It’s international week and England are almost in Russia, Wales and Northern Ireland continue to impress and Ruud Gullit keeps causing trouble with his camera. Elsewhere we reminisce about Pete the zookeeper, Sergio Ramos gets a surprise and we hear from…
Probably the Best of The Peatles
Aug 31 • 53 min
International week is upon us and we have cameos from our beloved D-Beck, a resurgent David Villa and the ever-bubbling Sergio Ramos. Elsewhere there are notes from an elite meeting of managerial minds and a very creative application of one of the most…
Meat Fighter 2: Nottingham Edition
Aug 28 • 69 min
Mike Dean reminds us all who this is really about, the Pulis Derby provides the usual fireworks - off the pitch, obviously - and there’s more of the same from Arsenal. It really is getting much harder to know what to say about them. On top of that there…
Bye-Bye, Mr American Pie
Aug 25 • 58 min
England’s Wayne Rooney is now simply Wayne Rooney once more, Benjamin Mendy takes some time to settle into the parking regulations of his new surroundings and Jurgen Klopp turns it up to 11. Heavy metal football! If that isn’t enough we also hear of a…
On The Continent: Away We Go!
Aug 23 • 61 min
Behold, the brand new European football show from The Football Ramble! In the inaugural episode of On The Continent Marcus, Luke, James and Andy dissect the ramifications of Neymar’s move to PSG and what it means for an increasingly shambolic Barcelona.…
Oh Jesé You’re So Fine
Aug 21 • 65 min
This week Chelsea drum up a win at the Home of Spurs, Man United continue to maraud under Mourinho and there’s the usual stuff like coincidental code words and aggressive US based printer issues. Seriously Trey, can you hand these out for me please? Woo!…
Password123
Aug 18 • 65 min
This week we get a welcome breath of fresh air in the Champions League as Brendan Rodgers rolls into town to run his mouth all over Liverpool’s win in Hoffenheim, we visit Stoke’s last chance saloon and Steve Claridge is still, well, Steve Claridge. We…
On The Continent Trailer 2017/18
Aug 17 • 11 min
***TO SUBSCRIBE TO ON THE CONTINENT, SEARCH ‘ON THE CONTINENT’ IN ITUNES OR WHEREVER YOU GET YOUR PODS*** The Football Ramble are proud to bring you On The Continent, a comprehensive look at the biggest headlines from European football every Wednesday.…
Stamford Bridge is Falling Down
Aug 14 • 66 min
Well, what a start to the Premier League that was! The boys get stuck in to all the big stories from the opening weekend in the top flight, a league which seems to have its heart set on getting more and more ridiculous as the seasons go on. There’s also…
Hellas Boring
Aug 11 • 58 min
Let’s be honest, last season was great and all but it just isn’t the same without our beloved Newcastle United. And now The Entertainers are back and already providing us with plenty of fun, albeit this time with just a touch more thrift. On top of that…
The Totally Total Show
Aug 7 • 65 min
We’re back! Clearly! After a summer bare of football but smothered in madness we discuss the glittering showpiece magic of the Community Shield, the new ABBA penalty system and once again struggle to catch up with what represents value in the transfer…
The Football Ramble 2017/18 Trailer
Jul 31 • 10 min
The Football Ramble is back on Monday 7th August! Join Marcus, Luke, Jim and Pete twice a week throughout the 2017/18 season as they pore over all the drama, all the thrills and spills and all the bizarre behaviour of Mr Pete Donaldson, who we’ve spent…
Hala Ramble!
Jun 5 • 72 min
Hola! It’s our final show of the season and Real Madrid dominated it as much as they’ve dominated everything else this season. Scotland sound brave ahead of their World Cup qualifier with minnows England and there are wicked whispers about potential…
Preview Show: 2nd June 2017
Jun 1 • 62 min
This week on the final preview show of the season, the boys look forward to what’s sure to be a great Champions League Final, suggest what Tom Cruise can bring to the occasion and find time to mention the latest transfer rumours. There’s also some…
The Hilario Sequence
May 29 • 69 min
Arsenal won the FA Cup! Ha! Brilliant. The game is relived with varying degrees of enthusiasm, as is the play off final, which was frankly another one in the eye for British managers. On top of this there are cup wins from all over the place, we discover…
Preview Show: 26th May 2017
May 25 • 65 min
Hello! We’re back to examine Man United’s pragmatic Europa League victory, a look ahead to the FA Cup and some play off finals! It’s some sort of bonanza. Elsewhere we examine some of Britain’s finest henges, hear a heartwarming tale about Ray Wilkins but…
As the seasons roll on by…
May 22 • 75 min
The Premier League is over for another season and somehow it’s all about John Terry. There are play offs, leagues wrapping up all over Europe and our predictions for the season, made way back in August, are revealed. Elsewhere, invincibility pills and a…
Premier League Preview Show: 19th May 2017
May 18 • 60 min
We look ahead to the final weekend of Premier League football. Will we see some drama? There’s the race for 8th, prize money issues and potential play off permutations. Elsewhere more of Jose’s petulance, castle location chat and Edmonds is back. Stupid…
Sven-g-englar
May 15 • 70 min
It’s party time for Chelsea as they’re crowned champions and Diego Costa learns the perils of pouring carbonated liquids into his own eyes. Odd that he needed to. Elsewhere a career high for Big Sam, Jose whinging on again, and lovely scenes in the play…
Premier League Preview Show: 12th May 2017
May 11 • 55 min
The little hairy boy is back! We chat Champions League, hear a “fascinating” “anecdote” about The Beano and cower at the calamity that may be happening under Crystal Palace. Elsewhere we look ahead to the last game at White Hart Lane, hear of Sean Dyche’s…
Peter Cheque
May 8 • 62 min
This week we’re expanding our horizons by making sitcom pitches and marveling as Sunderland go down in sulky flames and try to bring everyone with them. There’s a surprising u-turn on managerial genius Harold Redknapp, Pompey achieve something the Hatton…
Premier League Preview Show: 5th May 2017
May 4 • 56 min
The Champions League is mulled over as the big guns get there way before we look ahead to thrills at the top of the table, spills at the bottom and a fixture that was once box office but is now decidedly more arthouse. As well as this we have a pitch for…
Sunderland, we hardly knew ye
May 1 • 71 min
Prepare yourself to have chicken breast based nightmares after this one. You’ll understand why soon enough. The bones of the North London Derby are picked over, there is more listener generated news of footballers tipping and behaving strangely and a…
Premier League Preview Show: 28th April 2017
Apr 27 • 58 min
Newcastle remind us of what we’ve been missing with all kinds of calamity, plus some retro action from Terry McDermott. We hope Alexis Sanchez’s fat lip has recovered in time for the North London derby, everyone vies for a top half finish and there’s the…
Ball Fondlers
Apr 24 • 73 min
On this week’s Ramble we have election fever, FA Cup fever and to a lesser degree Tim Sherwood fever. On top of this there’s Sergio Ramos doing what he does worst, digs from a certain Mr Redknapp and news of a shyness that is criminally adorable. Find us…
Premier League Preview Show: 21st April 2017
Apr 20 • 59 min
Leicester’s Champions League dream is over but there are still plenty of thigh rubbers to come in Europe and the good ol’ FA Cup. Get your thigh patches ready. Elsewhere there’s a bug in the Chelsea camp, Graeme Souness puts forward some ideas to shake up…
Rat storage
Apr 18 • 75 min
A superb week for the South coast as Brighton, Portsmouth and Plymouth all get promoted. Forget all that though, as there’s the MASSIVE news of Harry Redknapp flying back into the game. Thank you, football, thank you. Alongside this there are more fashion…
Premier League Preview Show: 13th April 2017
Apr 12 • 61 min
Big Sam is back in the swing of things, Jose Mourinho is angling for yet more revenge and we make the case for football to feature more Bez-like figures. On top of this Neil Warnock sticks the boot in from afar, there are revelations regarding cats and…
Ed Balls
Apr 10 • 74 min
We’re back after a weekend of football with talk of piggybacks, Paul Bearer impressions and listener generated news of Brendan Rodgers’ dinner chat. Elsewhere there’s a new managerial appointment for a Pompey legend and news of our recent trip to Spain,…
Premier League Preview Show: 7th April 2017
Apr 6 • 64 min
After free beer and three points for Chelsea at Stamford Bridge the potential late title race looks a little more unlikely, Jose Mourinho is as fed up with his own players as ever and the relegation battle just got confusing. Elsewhere there’s more news…
Squaregopusher
Apr 3 • 73 min
Do we have a title race on?! Maybe… While that’s potentially happening there’s long overdue eagle justice, a feisty Merseyside derby and yet more incredibly confusing mascots. There’s also frankly excessive use of a personal shopper, a slick new surface…
Premier League Preview Show: 31st March 2017
Mar 30 • 68 min
We do get around to talking about the upcoming weekend of football but we of course have to deal with that Ronaldo bust first. Jeez. Big Jim Duffy of Greenock Morton announces himself as a potential future favourite, there’s another video technology punch…
Drinking on a plane
Mar 27 • 77 min
International week is here and it brings glee for England, Scotland and Northern Ireland but an unexpectedly savage time for our Norwegian listeners. Sorry about that. There’s not just action on the pitch though! There’s an update on Adrian Chiles’…
International Preview Show: 24th March 2017
Mar 23 • 56 min
The Festival of Lukas Podolski is sadly over and we hope you’re well recovered from the thrill of it all. Thankfully there’s international football aplenty to fill that void. Roy Keane has an unorthodox yet very predictable tactic to stop Gareth Bale,…
We were relegated before the ship even sank
Mar 20 • 71 min
Football moves pretty fast, if you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it. This certainly seems to be happnening to poor old David Moyes, while Pep Guardiola is full of the joys of spring and James Milner is as busy as ever.…
Premier League Preview Show: 17th March 2017
Mar 16 • 68 min
This week there are more travel problems for Man United, like every time they leave Manchester, Leicester look like giving the Jamie Vardy a movie a happy ending and the London Stadium finally lightens up, for an odd reason. As if this isn’t enough…
Crowbarred music reference
Mar 13 • 73 min
It’s all over for poor Lincoln and we look ahead to what comes next for the Cowley brothers, we learn that one of our number has experience with black magic and get unnecessary news of a pilates class. Elsewhere there’s a personalised number plate update…
FA Cup Preview Show: 10th March 2017
Mar 9 • 57 min
Baaaarcelona! We all try to calm down after one of the most glorious comebacks in… ever, but we just can’t and we’re not sorry. The Premier League and the FA Cup resume together this weekend as Lincoln try to put the boot in to Arsenal as much as the rest…
Big money in massive China
Mar 6 • 74 min
The curse of the Ramble strikes again as West Brom’s Champions League charge hit the bricks, Anthony Taylor prepares for his nuptials in style, or a sort of style, and the pressure of getting a protest chant right causes some confusion. Marcus’s improv…
Premier League Preview Show: 3rd March 2017
Mar 2 • 59 min
Some absolute thigh rubbers coming up this weekend, particularly with West Brom’s charge into Europe gathering force. We also try to invent some new tabloid guff and there’s some surprisingly pricey bus vandalism. Elsewhere there is frankly unsurprising…
Where Moyes fears to tread
Feb 27 • 72 min
It’s a significant moment at Ramble HQ as our beloved Zlatan claims his first trophy in England. There’s abject misery from David Moyes and Mick McCarthy, “applausey things” and Tim Sherwood finding a winning formula. We also hear tales of some…
Premier League Preview Show: 24th February 2017
Feb 23 • 54 min
This week sees a missed job opportunity for Tim “Tim but Dim” Sherwood and we figure out where he and others are in line for one of the most prestigious jobs in football Ronald Koeman’s Twitter feed makes a welcome and inevitable return, Leicester annoy…
…And You Will Know Him by the Trail of Reds
Feb 20 • 71 min
An absolutely classic FA Cup weekend is pored over with relish, Mario Balotelli is up to his old tricks and Brendan Rodgers chimes in with a monumental dig. There’s also news of some terrible parenting from the footballing dads, Mark McGhee flips his lid…
FA Cup Preview Show: 17th February 2017
Feb 16 • 57 min
The FA Cup returns yet again - that’s not going to change - and we look ahead to Lincoln’s battering ram, Matt Rheade, taking on the homely might of Burnley. We bully Leicester, dream of Sutton’s roly poly goalie and David Wagner’s potential pitch side…
Loooooosah
Feb 13 • 72 min
The war of words and voicemails between Stoke and West Brom continues, we write Leicester’s obituary through bitter tears and David Moyes rallies the troops… for a holiday. Elsewhere Diego Maradona has a new contender for his title of greatest ever…
Premier League Preview Show: 10th February 2017
Feb 9 • 62 min
There’s football afoot so naturally we talk about a tattoo of Adam Lallana as a llama and Djibril Cisse and Royston Drenthe’s latest musical projects. Sean Dyche airs some traditional views, there’s a vision of a tough afternoon for Joey Barton, the…
Palace in Chains
Feb 6 • 68 min
We pick through the wreckage of Crystal Palace’s battering from Sunderland and marvel at Hull’s resurgence at the expense of knackered old Liverpool, while there’s yet more bother about a handshake. Elsewhere we look fondly back at Sergio Aguero’s career,…
Premier League Preview Show: 3rd February 2017
Feb 2 • 58 min
This week we hit the sweet spot between Arsenal losing to Watford then heading off to face Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. What joy for one of us in particular. Aside from that we get to rejoice at Saido Berahino’s escape from his West Brom hell, only for him…
Brown bright brown
Jan 30 • 72 min
What a weekend in the FA Cup. We ponder whether the future of match coverage involves more dads than it currently does, Sutton United and Lincoln City cause a footballing revelry from one usually composed anchor and we get an update on Pete’s baffling…
FA Cup Preview Show: 27th January 2017
Jan 26 • 57 min
“Strange winds” have been afoot as Southampton maraud into the EFL Cup final and the FA Cup returns to obliterate all expectations. Hopefully. Also it turns out that Darren Bent has tonnes and tonnes of trainers, Big Sam’s brings out some classic hits for…
Thru the eyes of Rooney
Jan 23 • 76 min
Rooney, Rooney, Rooney, record, record, record etc etc. IT’S DONE. It’s over and we can all move on. Aside from that we pore over Steve Bruce scaling Ross McCormack’s fence, Jose Mourinho’s dastardly farmyard shenanigans and what it would be like to serve…
Premier League Preview Show: 20th January 2017
Jan 19 • 55 min
Lots of confusion about whether you can commit a handball without a hand this week - you know how this works by now - as well as fears for Man City’s collective work rate if Yaya has another casual stroll of a game and some delicious cup upsets. Pete also…
I’m not sure I understand
Jan 16 • 62 min
We’re back to ruminate on the big issues, like which Man City player you’d want with you when the zombies come, Andy Carroll’s magical whip and Jonathan Pearce doing what Jonathan Pearce does. As if that isn’t enough there’s Paul Pogba’s online presence…
Premier League Preview Show: 13th January 2016
Jan 12 • 63 min
This week on your soothsaying, future influencing Football Ramble Luke fires further shots at Arsenal and their individual improvement or lack thereof while we look ahead to Man United vs Liverpool. Will anyone see red? We don’t know but maybe. Elsewhere…
This noble activity
Jan 9 • 67 min
This week on your rip-roaring, FA Cup-loving, four man Ramble, we’re all about the magic of the cup, the magic of football team mascots and the magic of having listeners email in offering ‘alternative’ viewpoints to our ill thought out opinions. Keep ‘em…
FA Cup Preview Show: 6th January 2017
Jan 5 • 55 min
The FA Cup is back and Spurs take on Aston Villa, Man City negotiate the potential banana skin of West Ham, Brentford face “Mad Dog” Martin “Mad Dog” Allen’s Eastleigh, Liverpool take on the potential banana skin of Plymouth and Hull and Swansea have…
Dallas Does Donaldson
Jan 3 • 73 min
The Mike Dean Premier League rumbles on and on and on, Pep Guardiola gets in a right grump and there’s a potential return for Sol “But I’m Sol Campbell” Campbell. Find us online at thefootballramble.com, @footballramble on Twitter and…
Premier League Preview Show: 30th December 2016
Dec 30, 2016 • 59 min
Arsenal host Big Sam’s Crystal Palace in the return of #arscry, West Ham visit the wounded foxes of Leicester, Liverpool and Man City have a ding dong at Anfield and Man United probably thrash Middlesbrough. Visit us at thefootballramble.com, follow us on…
Premier League Preview Show: 23rd December 2016
Dec 22, 2016 • 63 min
Chelsea rouse the players who didn’t get themselves banned over Christmas for a visit from Bournemouth, Swansea host West Ham in a game with huge comic potential, Joe Allen’s Stoke visit Liverpool and the Spurs head to the Southampton. Visit us at…
Superclup
Dec 19, 2016 • 74 min
The London Stadium starts to pay off with excellent work from its posts, the highlight of the footballing year - the World Club Cup - comes to and end and we get some confusing insight into the architecture of the Donaldson family home. Find us online at…
Premier League Preview Show: 16th December 2016
Dec 15, 2016 • 61 min
Two thigh rubbers with Man City hosting Arsenal and the Merseyside derby, West Brom square up to Man United and Bournemouth host Southampton in easily the most important South Coast derby. Visit us at thefootballramble.com, follow us on Twitter…
Pardsmaths
Dec 12, 2016 • 65 min
A bad week for Bayern Munich as the absolute losers draw Arsenal in the Champions League, Leicester remember that they’re champions and Alan Pardew moves up the table with some stats, it’s just that the table is one that only he can see. Find us online at…
Premier League Preview Show: 9th December 2016
Dec 8, 2016 • 63 min
European geniuses Arsenal host Stoke, Leicester welcome Guardiola’s men to the home of the champions, West Brom attempt to spoil Chelsea’s party at Stamford Bridge and Man United take on The Wembley Spurs at Old Trafford. Visit us at…
Carry On Karius
Dec 5, 2016 • 72 min
It’s fighting time! There were rucks everywhere this week, as well as moaning from Jose Mourinho and Chris Sutton - obviously. Elsewhere, Chelsea be happy, Man City be sad. Find us online at thefootballramble.com, @footballramble on Twitter and…
Premier League Preview Show: 2nd December 2016
Dec 1, 2016 • 54 min
This week Southampton travel to Alan Pardew’s Crystal Palace nightmare, Man City host Chelsea hoping they won’t smash the place up with goals, Bournemouth have the same concern with Liverpool and Arsenal visit West Ham/the taxpayer’s London Stadium. Visit…
Pete Soup
Nov 28, 2016 • 63 min
Surrealist defending, managerial tantrums, battles of relegation, all the usual Premier League stuff is here. Elsewhere Owen Coyle makes his own rules and we hear of the finest name in Italy. Find us online at thefootballramble.com, @footballramble on…
Premier League Preview Show: 25th November 2016
Nov 25, 2016 • 61 min
This week Chelsea invite Spurs to take it to the Bridge, Man City try to unpluck plucky Burnley, Man United host the wobbly cockneys of West Ham and Southampton hope to upset Ronald Koeman’s new Everton paymasters. Visit us at thefootballramble.com,…
Unsolicited interferer
Nov 21, 2016 • 69 min
We’re back but more importantly so is Yaya! Great news for him is bad news for Alan Pardew and therefore Gareth Southgate. Elsewhere Peterborough have yet more blend issues, the Milan derby excites and Elton’s on the phone again. Find us online at…
Premier League Preview Show: 18th November 2016
Nov 17, 2016 • 58 min
This week Arsenal visit Man United to try to banish some ghosts, West Ham have a pop at Spurs at the Lane and Sunderland and Hull try to be the least bad team in the game. Elsewhere Southampton host Liverpool, no doubt on a scouting mission, and Crystal…
Tramampoline! Trambopoline!
Nov 14, 2016 • 60 min
It’s international week so there’s England chat, a number of digs at Thomas Muller, Hulk Hogan chat, a staggering achievement from that Neymar and the denigration of a national treasure. With love, your Ramble. Find us online at thefootballramble.com,…
International Preview Show: 11th November 2016
Nov 10, 2016 • 55 min
It’s England vs Scotland at Wembley! It’s a classic… in theory. Elsewhere France take on Sweden, Wales invite Serbia in for a chat and mighty Liechtenstein step up to Italy. Visit us at thefootballramble.com, follow us on Twitter @footballramble and like…
Badonkadonk
Nov 7, 2016 • 67 min
It’s been a shellacking-heavy weekend of football and team Ramble purr over Liverpool and Chelsea, get creative with their own culinary inventions while Pete remains unimpressed with a startling achievement from Scotland. Find us online at…
Premier League Preview Show: 4th November 2016
Nov 3, 2016 • 54 min
The form vortex of the North London Derby looms, Chelsea host Everton in the Smurf Derby, Man United make a difficult trip to Swansea and Stoke face West Ham at the increasingly calamitous London Stadium. Visit us at thefootballramble.com, follow us on…
Opinion Poll
Oct 31, 2016 • 68 min
This Halloween we bring you terrifying tales of Alan Pardew, David Moyes, Yaya Toure and, of course, some rogue appendages. As if that isn’t frightening enough Marcus also sheds some light on an age old question following an accusation from a listener……
Premier League Preview Show: 28th October 2016
Oct 27, 2016 • 62 min
This week Man City are invited to West Brom’s party, Spurs hope to face this season’s Leicester rather than last, Man United see if they’ve got what it takes to pass the test of Burnley at home and Middlesbrough take on Bournemouth and Fortress Riverside.…
The Football Ramble Penguin Podcast Takeover
Oct 26, 2016 • 64 min
To celebrate the release of our first book, Penguin handed us the keys to their podcast studio and let us takeover the Penguin Podcast. Expect talk of how each of us embarked on the writing process, how we decided who was to write which chapter, and of…
Decided by lottery
Oct 24, 2016 • 68 min
This week’s show features some innovative ideas to revive flagging Premier League viewing figures, the strangeness of the Scottish League Cup is picked up by the radar and Mike Dean is seen in the flesh. Find us online at thefootballramble.com,…
Premier League Preview Show: 21st October 2016
Oct 20, 2016 • 51 min
This week Chelsea have their ex over as Jose Mourinho’s Man United visit Stamford Bridge. Liverpool invite Tony Pulis over for a party, which he hates, Man City look to get some confidence back against Southampton, Arsenal host Middlesbrough and Leicester…
The Charlton Canyon
Oct 17, 2016 • 65 min
Tony Pulis making wine with his fists, Eddie Howe legitimising the gilet, Coventry and Charlton making pigs fly… This episode has it all, including Neil Warnock being exposed to a fib by a certain anchor. Visit us at thefootballramble.com, follow us on…
Premier League Preview Show: 14th October 2016
Oct 13, 2016 • 44 min
Chelsea and Leicester square off to see who will be the least wobbly, Crystal Palace welcome fighty West Ham and Arsenal take on bogey team Swansea. There are also two clashes between Manchester and Merseyside clubs as Man United head to Anfield and Man…
East Bruce, West Bruce
Oct 10, 2016 • 66 min
It’s the international break and England Englanded all over Malta, Wales and Scotland must try harder and the Faroe Islands march on. Elsewhere aviation and a lesson in Cornish, obviously. Find us online at thefootballramble.com, @footballramble on…
International Preview Show: 7th October 2016
Oct 6, 2016 • 55 min
England take on the mighty Malta, Scotland invite Lithuania to a fair go, emboldened Wales host Georgia and Germany see what the Czech Republic can throw at them. The Netherlands and France try to get their campaigns going against each other and Belgium…
Steve Bruce
Oct 3, 2016 • 66 min
This week an impressive Spurs blunt Pep’s charge, a former Villa boss throws his hat back into the ring now the job’s available and we hear of the Neville Dynasty. Alongside all this there are penalty shenanigans all over the place Find us online at…
Premier League Preview Show: 30th September 2016
Sep 29, 2016 • 52 min
Big… Big Sam! What?! Elsewhere, Spurs and Man City taking swings at each other, Leicester welcome Southampton into their difficult second season, Man United beckon Stoke and Liverpool visit Swansea to try and throw goals at them. Visit us at…
Are yao a jowdie?
Sep 26, 2016 • 64 min
This week Jim’s grin is audible following Arsenal’s win over Chelsea, FIFA fix an age old problem and Pards dramatically arrests a slide. Elsewhere, a welcome return from an old friend. Find us online at thefootballramble.com, @footballramble on Twitter…
Premier League Preview Show: 23rd September 2016
Sep 22, 2016 • 56 min
Swansea host Man City as Wawa Toure gets upset again, Man United take on Leicester following a car park training session, Arsenal look to beat Chelsea for the first time in a number of yonks and West Ham invite Southampton into their seemingly cursed new…
Droning on
Sep 19, 2016 • 68 min
Klopp’s got the tails in the Kop wagging as his heavy metal brand of fußball makes mincemeat of Conte’s Chelsea. Things are looking pretty rosy over at Goodison Park too. Meanwhile Rooney takes yet ANOTHER bashing and a drone and Jimmy Bullard crop up…
Premier League Preview Show: 16th September 2016
Sep 15, 2016 • 57 min
This week David Luiz makes his second Chelsea debut as Liverpool visit Stamford Bridge, European heavyweights Leicester host Burnley and Pards and Mark Hughes prepare for a grump off as Palace host Stoke. Elsewhere Spurs get ready for what Sunderland have…
The Minstrel of the Syllable
Sep 12, 2016 • 79 min
The Manchester derby was a brilliant explosion of fun, Mark Hughes is under pressure at Stoke and Scotland hits back after some recent digs. Elsewhere, headers are cool and for some reason there’s something about Ethiopia. Also more gerbils. Find us…
Premier League Preview Show: 9th September 2016
Sep 8, 2016 • 58 min
The Manchester derby hype train is almost at the platform, Leicester rock up to a newly bouncy Anfield to take on Liverpool and Arsenal’s new boys host Southampton. Bournemouth invite West Brom to bring it to the beach, Spurs face Stoke at Castle Hughes…
Bus for sale
Sep 5, 2016 • 58 min
The Big Sam era has begun and the world cowers, starkly aware that the future is England’s. Elsewhere a Scottish hat trick appears in the wild, Pete stages a coup with a new feature and Mark Halsey briefly comes screaming back into relevance. Find us…
International Preview Show: 2nd September 2016
Sep 2, 2016 • 63 min
In this preview show we look back at a transfer deadline day that saw players we’ve never heard of sold for huge wads of cash, while finding time to look ahead to Big Sam’s big debut - yep, let’s head off down the long road of qualification towards…
Dinosaurs and geniuses
Aug 29, 2016 • 74 min
We’re back and it’s that time of the year where British managers complain about not being given a chance! Elsewhere Leighton Baines missed a penalty he scored, Leicester got a soggy win and we welcome in the new era of Premier League fluorescence. Find us…
Premier League Preview Show: 26th August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 • 52 min
This week Spurs host confused and confusing Liverpool, Everton invite Stoke to bring it and Leicester look to get their foxy teeth into Swansea’s swanny necks. In Manchester, United welcome as many players as Hull City can bring while City tool up for…
Fido Dido vs Cool Spot
Aug 22, 2016 • 74 min
Big things this week as we talk niche quiz knowledge, Wings - restaurant not band - and Zlatan. Elsewhere, Moorestradamus makes an official prediction… Find us online at thefootballramble.com, @footballramble on Twitter and facebook.com/footballramble on…
Premier League Preview Show: 19th August 2016
Aug 19, 2016 • 52 min
The Premier League rumbles in to week two with some red hot Friday night action as Pogba readies himself for debut II in the Man Utd v Southampton game. Do Palace have what it takes to break through the immovable object that is the Dier/Wanyama axis and…
There’s not mush-room for football chat
Aug 15, 2016 • 74 min
The Premier League starts as unpredictably as it ended as Hull City prove players and a manager are unnecessary in the modern game. Arsenal continue to be Arsenal, Prosinecki picks on a hefty Higuain and Pete’s hygiene is called into question. Again.…
Premier League Preview Show: 12th August 2016
Aug 12, 2016 • 47 min
The Premier League is back as champions Leicester start their title defence at disheveled Hull. Pep Guardiola’s Man City step out at Sunderland, Everton aim to show Spurs what they’ve got now, Arsenal and a version of their defence welcome Liverpool and…
What we did this summer
Aug 8, 2016 • 73 min
We’re back! There’s pre-season tournament chat, Community Shield chat, Zlat-chat, Edmundo chat and the story of why Pete isn’t a vet. Find us online at thefootballramble.com, @footballramble on Twitter and facebook.com/footballramble on Facebook. Ramble…
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!
Jul 22, 2016 • 19 min
We have big news, exclusively revealed in this SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT. Has Marcus revealed who he supports? Will we finally tell you what happened to Pete in Kiev? Will Luke reveal the inner workings of the penalty algorithm? Will Jim share the secret of…
Fin
Jul 10, 2016 • 58 min
Despite the best efforts of the Parisian moth community the final of Euro 2016 went ahead and it was a scintillating triumph for Mark Clattenburg. We mull over the final, our highlights of the tournament as a whole and open the always damning…
Cockerel chests
Jul 8, 2016 • 47 min
It’s France vs Portugal in the final and we look at what this means for Michel Platini, discuss a worrying Harry Redknapp related wording and hear about Pete’s far more worrying ideas about what is and what isn’t actionable. Visit us at…
Sympathy for the Bale
Jul 7, 2016 • 42 min
It’s sadly over for Wales but what a run. The team marvel at this and the new adventures of Super Ronaldo and learn of Marcus’ #travels as he for some reason turns the show into an interview with Pete. Visit us at thefootballramble.com, follow us on…
For the Empire!
Jul 3, 2016 • 60 min
Wales march on and we are frankly jealous, France beat Iceland and we are frankly jealous, Portugal grind on, Germany get it done with the help of Simone Zaza’s dancing and we hear from Chris Waddle. Visit us at thefootballramble.com, follow us on Twitter…
Sigur Dróss
Jun 28, 2016 • 62 min
It’s that time again, when the Football Ramble rally themselves to dissect England’s latest international disaster. Wow. Just… Wow. Elsewhere Italy, Belgium, Germany and, of course, Iceland remind us how football is played. Visit us at…
Ramble Origins: Testicle Matt
Jun 26, 2016 • 47 min
It’s business time and teams are going home. It’s all so sudden but Wales stay strong, Giorgio Chiellini plots revenge, Marc Wilmots reveals the worst nightmares of Belgium’s hotel staff and Pete gets grassed up. Visit us at thefootballramble.com, follow…
Squadron Commander the Lord Flashheart
Jun 23, 2016 • 47 min
The group stages are over and the Home Nations, Ireland, Iceland, Hungary and absolutely everyone got through! Elsewhere the ever entertaining Ronaldo Show just about continues and Spain’s second kit upsets a certain anchor. Visit us at…
Defcon 3.5
Jun 21, 2016 • 50 min
It’s the morning after the night before and… it wasn’t actually that bad, was it? However, the word “disgrace” features a lot, there’s jealousy towards the irrepressible Welsh and a stiff morning for Northern Ireland. Visit us at thefootballramble.com,…
Selfie-ish
Jun 19, 2016 • 55 min
Ronaldo’s back with the ill behaviour as we pore over Euro 2016’s finest offerings. Featuring an Irish drubbing, Kiraly’s joggers and the return of Testicle Matt. Plus we look ahead to England’s showdown with Slovakia. Visit us at thefootballramble.com,…
Bring your lanyards
Jun 16, 2016 • 60 min
The Ramblers convene to absorb England and Wales’ Euro ding dong, analyse Cristiano Ronaldo’s small mentality and worry about their goals scored predictions. Visit us at thefootballramble.com, follow us on Twitter @footballramble and like us on Facebook…
Scratch and sniff
Jun 13, 2016 • 57 min
Pete returns from his trip back in time, Jogi Low has a disturbing double rummage, Jonathan Pearce and Lee Dixon get creative and on top of all this there was loads of football. Euros! Visit us at thefootballramble.com, follow us on Twitter…
Oh for f…
Jun 11, 2016 • 48 min
England have Englanded and made the Ramblers all sad but don’t worry, they have experience in this so raised themselves to do a show. It’s OK! It could be worse! The Euros have started and there’s loads of football and England are still definitely going…
It’s always nice to have a Marcus in there, ladies
Jun 8, 2016 • 86 min
The Euros are here! Nearly! The Ramblers are excited and preview every group, open their stickers and seal the traditional pre-tournament predictions for later ridicule. Find us online at thefootballramble.com, @footballramble on Twitter and…
Reggae Boys!
May 30, 2016 • 82 min
The boys pick over the latest Battle of Wherever Pepe Is, otherwise known as the Champions League final, the football league play offs and England’s brave cubs’ victory on French soil. WATCH OUT WORLD, OR JUST EUROPE. Find us online at…
Beep Alan beep Pardew
May 23, 2016 • 67 min
It’s all going off this week as cups are won all over Europe and someone punches a horse on the bum. We learn that Wayne Rooney will win England the Euros, Louis Van Gaal doesn’t even care about being sacked and Marcus makes everyone talk about Scottish…
FA Cup Final Preview Show: 20th May 2016
May 20, 2016 • 43 min
The finals come thick and fast from the FA Cup, Scottish Cup and Champions League. Elsewhere Rene Meulensteen pipes up again, we hear of Isco’s canine treachery and the forum receives a crushing blow from Lawro. Visit us at thefootballramble.com, follow…
Patent no. GB1415442.1 terminated before grant
May 16, 2016 • 62 min
The Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and co might be done for the season but never fear, the Ramble has nothing better to do. This week we pore over the wreckage of the final days, featuring guest appearances from Customary Insane Final Day Fixture, The…
Premier League Preview Show: 13th May 2016
May 13, 2016 • 37 min
The relegations are in! Big Sam was like the cat with the gravy at the Stadium of Light, while Roberto Martinez niced his way out of a job. Coming up though, West Ham visit Stoke, Man City take on Swansea and in the correspondence we hear about domestic…
Deflatables
May 9, 2016 • 70 min
This week Leicester pass the test of lifting the Premier League trophy while Everton and Newcastle pass the test of being muggy little sloths. In other news Agent Moore visits Charlton at The Valley and Ajax have to go home in a really embarrassing bus.…
Premier League Preview Show: 5th May 2016
May 6, 2016 • 39 min
Champions Leicester (!) and the Battle of the Bridge is pored over ahead of the Foxes’ trip to Everton. Arsenal visit Man City hoping they play like a team of Yayas, wobbly Sunderland host Chelsea, Villa trudge up to Newcastle and Norwich take a swing at…
We h8
May 2, 2016 • 63 min
Leicester toil against Man utd, Rafa’s lot manage an unlikely win against Bolasie and boys, and sloths will be mentioned. Find us online at thefootballramble.com, @footballramble on Twitter and facebook.com/footballramble on Facebook. Seriously, get over…
Premier League Preview Show: 29th April 2016
Apr 29, 2016 • 41 min
Can Leicester overcome plucky Man United to win the league at Old Trafford? Can Chelsea thwart visiting Spurs if not? Can Newcastle deal with the return of anti-messiah Alan Pardew’s Crystal Palace? Will Arsenal bother to try against visiting Norwich? All…
Gout shout
Apr 25, 2016 • 70 min
Pards is back on top and when Pards is happy the Ramble is happy. Mostly. Elsewhere Leicester ramp it up, Rafa comes home to pick up some goals he left behind and Nivea make a mess at the San Siro. Find us online at thefootballramble.com, @footballramble…
Premier League Preview Show: 22nd April 2016
Apr 22, 2016 • 40 min
This week on the Football Ramble Preview Show, the boys take a look ahead to the FA Cup Semi Finals, as well as finding time to take in the Premier League fixtures and not forgetting some more of your celebrity football spots. Alan Pardew is also compared…
Chimp chat
Apr 17, 2016 • 77 min
This week Jamie Vardy’s having a barney as the team dissect the surprisingly avant garde Jon Moss Show and feel the weight lifted from Joleon Lescott’s Atlas like shoulders. Elsewhere there is some constructive listener feedback and a surprising amount of…
Premier League Preview Show: 15th April 2016
Apr 15, 2016 • 39 min
Norwich “entertain” Sunderland in a relegation six pointer, Leicester invite West Ham to get banged, Chelsea and Man City eke out a dead rubber and Arsenal and Crystal Palace play out a surprisingly appropriate hashtag. Visit us on that internet at…
A little bit pathetic
Apr 11, 2016 • 71 min
This week Graeme Souness takes some inspiration from Garth Crooks, Louis Van Gaal misunderstands how goals work and Marcus reveals a surprising new pro-Blatter position. Also features zorbs and drones, though not together. Find us online at…
Premier League Preview Show: 8th April 2016
Apr 8, 2016 • 35 min
Diz week Spurs host Man United and Louis Van Gaal’s accent, West Ham welcome the TV stars of Arsenal and Liverpool could do absolutely anything against Stoke. That not enough? There’s also Man City hosting their favourite opponents West Brom and…
Hubbly bubbly
Apr 4, 2016 • 69 min
This week Team Ramble chat doping, Newcastle’s continuing malady and the unquenchable fury of Sergio Ramos. Also there’s yet more news of Pete’s indiscretions. Find us online at thefootballramble.com, @footballramble on Twitter and…
Premier League Preview Show: 1st April 2016
Apr 1, 2016 • 41 min
Internationals are done for a bit so we’re back with the quality of Leicester vs Southampton and the almost guaranteed slapstick of Norwich vs Newcastle. Spurs take a trip to Liverpool, Man United host Everton in what is categorically not the Moyes Derby…
Artificial gravy clouds
Mar 28, 2016 • 64 min
It’s official; England have basically won the Euros! Listen in as the boys dissect the Three Lions’ annihilation of Germany’s sporting history, discuss the merits of the other “contenders” and learn about maths from an unusual source. Also there is jet…
International Preview Show: 25th March 2016
Mar 25, 2016 • 40 min
It’s international time which means Germany vs England and some Jack Wilshere themed wrath. Roy Keane gets Ireland fired up for their match with Switzerland, Brazil brace themselves for Uruguay and ‘Arry Redkn’app gets off to winning ways with Jord’an.…
Geordie jumpers
Mar 21, 2016 • 68 min
Things get serious as Aleksander Mitrovic and Harry Kane challenge Alan Shearer’s Premier League scoring record, Pegguy Arphexad doth protest too much and Harry Redknapp returns. Sort of. If that isn’t enough we also get emotional with Gigi Buffon.…
Premier League Preview Show: 18th March 2016
Mar 18, 2016 • 38 min
The Manchester derby is upon us, promising a nervous game of wits. The Tyne-Wear derby is also upon us, promising whatever the opposite of that is. Pards tries not to be too good a host as Crystal Palace welcome Leicester and Chelsea try to halt West…
Yorkie claws
Mar 13, 2016 • 76 min
This week the team try to figure out how to introduce Rafa to the North East, Pete attempts to wow us with his ideas for Dragon’s Den, and there’s plenty of Arsenal chat as blood usual. Find us online at thefootballramble.com, @footballramble on Twitter…
Premier League Preview Show: 11th March 2016
Mar 11, 2016 • 42 min
Alan Pardew and Brian McDermott duke it out to be crowned King of Friday Night in the FA Cup while Chelsea have at Everton and Arsenal try not to wobble all over Watford. In the Premier League Newcastle almost certainly lose to Leicester and Bournemouth…
Go home, I’m calling your dad
Mar 7, 2016 • 76 min
This week Leicester win the North London Derby, Uncle Avram makes a return his employers aren’t happy about and Pete risks another Tino Asprilla blocking. Elsewhere we’re reminded that nobody ruins a party like Tony Pulis ruins a party. Find us online at…
Premier League Preview Show: 4th March 2016
Mar 4, 2016 • 39 min
The supposedly form defying North London Derby looms large and middle flying Everton host high flying West Ham. Tony Pulis plans to spoil the Man United party just as it’s getting good and Crystal Palace try to do the same to Liverpool. Again. And again.…
Title challenged
Feb 29, 2016 • 78 min
This week Leicester pass their Norwich exam, Arsenal and Jim have their annual meltdowns and FIFA ride again. Meanwhile, Pete steps on some famous toes and Martin Demichelis don’t get no respect. Find us online at thefootballramble.com, @footballramble on…
Premier League Preview Show: 26th Feb 2016
Feb 26, 2016 • 42 min
This week Liverpool have the home dressing room advantage over Man City in the League Cup final and Leicester face their latest in an endless series of tests against Norwich at home. Spurs take on the low flying Swans of Swansea and Man United and Arsenal…
A Dutch Ramble
Feb 22, 2016 • 71 min
This week the Ramblers talk coin tossers, hissy team selections and red card frenzies. Elsewhere old dog material is revisited and there’s some devastating news for Hartlepool’s favourite son. Visit us at thefootballramble.com, @footballramble on Twitter…
FA Cup Fifth Round Preview Show: 19th Feb 2016
Feb 19, 2016 • 36 min
The FA Cup is back and Arsenal and Hull go at it for a third year running, Reading and West Brom get all nervy and Blackburn host West ‘am. Spurs hope to take advantage of Crystal Palace’s Pardew Slide, Chelsea and Man City ape the Premier League for…
The King of Spain
Feb 15, 2016 • 68 min
This week the Ramblers discuss this confusingly brilliant title race, the cult of Denis Cheryshev and Barcelona’s scintillating lack of respect. Also, Correspondence Wars move from trebuchets to finance and there’s the usual nonsense about bibs and men…
Premier League Preview Show: 12th Feb 2016
Feb 12, 2016 • 44 min
This week Arsenal host apple cart destroyers Leicester and Man City and Spurs try to figure out who wants a title bid most. Over at Villa Park Liverpool and Christian Benteke pop back for a visit, Chelsea humour Newcastle and Man United travel to…
Markus Mark and the Funky Bunch
Feb 8, 2016 • 74 min
This week Leicester earn the right to be known simply as “City”, ticket prices across the land are scoffed at and Mark Kermode is called out to settle this Goldblum thing once and for all (but probably not). Visit us at thefootballramble.com,…
Premier League Preview Show: 5th Feb 2016
Feb 5, 2016 • 40 min
This week Man City take on valiant superheroes Leicester and Chelsea take on Man United, figuring they may as well. Elsewhere Arsenal lumber down to Bournemouth and Swansea are intrigued to see if Crystal Palace’s strikers can actually score this time.…
Sans Pellegrini
Feb 1, 2016 • 60 min
This week the famous magical traditional FA Cup is pored over and Deadline Day is mercifully overshadowed by Pep Guardiola. Elsewhere the usual chat about scooters, kitchens and naked head butts. Visit us at thefootballramble.com, @footballramble on…
FA Cup Fourth Round Preview Show: 29th Jan 2016
Jan 29, 2016 • 40 min
FA Cup time again! Derby and Man United duke it out on the telly and MK Dons take on the minnows of Chelsea. Carlisle hope that Everton will be in generous mood and Portsmouth host Bournemouth in the ‘mouth derby. Visit us at thefootballramble.com, follow…
Catapults fired
Jan 25, 2016 • 76 min
This week Spurs are confirmed as champions, the Premier League table is called a liar and Javier Mascherano can’t quite concentrate on his game. Elsewhere the mother of all digs is dug as the Medieval weaponry issue gets serious. Come round our internet…
Premier League Preview Show: 22nd Jan 2016
Jan 22, 2016 • 38 min
This week the Ramblers wonder how El Chapo would run things ahead of Arsenal vs Chelsea before pondering West Brom and Aston Villa’s derby/war of attrition. Elsewhere Marcus disrespects West Ham ahead of their hosting of Man City and Sunderland and…
Yachty potty
Jan 18, 2016 • 75 min
This week the Ramblettes look back over the wreckage of Everton’s trip to Stamford Bridge, the return of Jonjo Shelvey causes delight and… there’s an email. Just listen… We’re on them internets at thefootballramble.com, @footballramble on Twitter and…
Premier League Preview Show: 15th Jan 2016
Jan 15, 2016 • 36 min
The Ramblers look ahead to Chelsea and Everton’s blue off, Aston Villa’s attempts to shackle Leicester and Liverpool’s hosting of best buds Man United. Elsewhere Stoke and Arsenal play out their traditional love in and Man City host Alan Pardew’s Crystal…
Ashes to ashes
Jan 11, 2016 • 63 min
It’s FA Cup time and that means mud and animals on the pitch! If that isn’t enough there’s suave managers, pitch invasions and Wawa Toure being a big old baby. Find us at thefootballramble.com, @footballramble on Twitter and facebook.com/footballramble on…
FA Cup Third Round Preview Show: 8th Jan 2016
Jan 8, 2016 • 35 min
It’s FA Cup third round time so the Ramblers look ahead to a patched up Liverpool’s trip to Exeter, Everton’s clash with Dagenham and Redbridge and Sunderland’s trip to Arsenal. Elsewhere there’s a Pardew derby as Southampton host Crystal Palace, Watford…
Rafa the former gaffer
Jan 4, 2016 • 74 min
In the first Ramble of 2016 the slightly bigger men chat Villa’s defensive chaos theory, or lack thereof, the regularly spotted fast Lloris and poor old Rafa Benitez’s eventual dismissal from Real Madrid. Those kids must have been having some party. Visit…
Premier League Preview Show: 30th Dec 2015
Dec 30, 2015 • 38 min
The Ramblers cast glances at Everton vs Spurs, Crystal Palace vs Chelsea, Man United vs Swansea and Arsenal vs Newcastle, though not without an interruption from an old favourite… Visit us at thefootballramble.com, @footballramble on Twitter and…
Donaldson yoghurt
Dec 28, 2015 • 72 min
Yet more Yuletide Ramble fun as the team look over a flurry of festive football. Stoke are being amazing! Man United and Chelsea are still being weird! Aston Villa aren’t bothering to mark strikers in their own box! We love it. Visit us at…
Premier League Preview Show: 24th Dec 2015
Dec 24, 2015 • 40 min
In the last Ramble before Christmas the team look forward to the Boxing Day delights of Liverpool vs Leicester and the mystery of post-Jose Chelsea’s hosting of Watford. Elsewhere Arsenal head to Southampton and Stoke invite Man United to see if they can…
Ding dong merrily on hahahaha
Dec 21, 2015 • 76 min
As Christmas approaches football has gifted us with 8 year bans for some megagrinches, Cameron Jerome’s dead-eyed determination and Leicester. Oh Leicester. Also players can drink during Serie A matches. Who knew? Say hi at thefootballramble.com,…
Premier League Preview Show: 18th Dec 2015
Dec 18, 2015 • 38 min
This week Team Ramble puzzle at what Jose Mourinho’s sacking will do to Chelsea’s match with Sunderland and gaze lovingly at Everton vs Chelsea. Elsewhere Norwich challenge Man Utd to score at Old Trafford, Man City nip down to that London to play Arsenal…
Pop
Dec 13, 2015 • 71 min
This week the Rambleejits discuss Louis Van Gaal’s iron fist, records are either misunderstood or undermined with poor Tupperware usage and Jeff Goldblum pops up again. Can our heroes survive this schism? (Yes). Visit us at thefootballramble.com,…
Premier League Preview Show: 11th Dec 2015
Dec 11, 2015 • 40 min
This week West Ham take on Stoke and Crystal Palace host Southampton in games that are described as “chin strokers”. Elsewhere Sunderland and Watford go at it, Leicester vs Chelsea is deemed a “thigh rubber” and we learn why Man United’s trip to…
Telly addicts
Dec 7, 2015 • 66 min
This week the big guns of Bournemouth, Stoke and Leicester get their usual praise, TV’s Newcastle United are vindicated and we learn of Ronaldinho’s novel new way to avoid running. Visit us at thefootballramble.com, @footballramble on Twitter and…
Premier League Preview Show: 4th Dec 2015
Dec 4, 2015 • 38 min
This week the Ramblers hope for “Attack! Attack! Attack!” in Man United’s hosting of West Ham and fear for Arsenal’s walking wounded as they entertain Sunderland. Elsewhere they wonder where it’s going wrong for Swansea as Leicester come to town, salivate…
Pardageddon
Nov 30, 2015 • 64 min
It’s OK everyone, Pete is safe and well after Newcastle United’s Alan Pardew hell on Saturday. As well as that we have a Vardy party, a Barca party and a very unusual bromance between manager and chairman. Get more at thefootballramble.com, follow us on…
Premier League Preview Show: 27th Nov 2015
Nov 27, 2015 • 37 min
The Ramble crystal ball casts a glance at Spurs and Chelsea’s post-holidays clash, Man City’s potentially nervous hosting of Southampton, plucky upstarts Man United visiting leaders Leicester, Bournemouth’s clash with a rampant Everton and of course, the…
Everybody be Cool
Nov 23, 2015 • 65 min
This week the Ramblers gawp at the magnificence of the Gegenpress, put forth their views on in-stadium eagle etiquette and the Goldblum issue bubbles to the surface once more. If you want to come round we live at thefootballramble.com, you can follow us…
Premier League Preview Show: 20th Nov 2015
Nov 20, 2015 • 34 min
This week the Ramble look ahead to potential relegation decider Chelsea vs Norwich, hope that Super Jamie Vardy will be around for Leicester’s trip to Newcastle, anticipate Jurgen Klopp’s latest biggest test yet as Liverpool visit Man City and look…
49! (FORTY NINE)
Nov 16, 2015 • 66 min
This week the Ramblers mull over the recent internationals, raise concerns about the amount of Brazilian footballers threatening lions and learn about Louis Nicollin’s interesting man management techniques. Pop over to thefootballramble.com if you ever…
International Preview Show: 13th November 2015
Nov 13, 2015 • 38 min
It’s International football time and the Ramblers chat England’s approach to the coming games against teams who can easily wedgie them, Zlatan Vs Bendtner and the everemerald Robbie Keane. Visit us at thefootballramble.com, follow us around on Twitter…
That Sinking Feeling
Nov 9, 2015 • 60 min
This week the Ramblers demonstrate why none of them run security companies, pick through the sink-heavy wreckage of the North London derby and John Parkin makes a welcome return. Visit us at thefootballramble.com, join us on Twitter @footballramble and on…
Premier League Preview Show: 6th Nov 2015
Nov 6, 2015 • 35 min
The boys discuss the reality-bending super grudge match that is the North London Derby and speculate as to where Jose Mourinho will watch Stoke v Chelsea given that he’s not allowed into the ground. Elsewhere chins are stroked regarding West Ham’s hosting…
Have you ever spent time in a Turkish prison?
Nov 2, 2015 • 59 min
This week Team Ramble dissect Jose Mourinho’s mind (figuratively), marvel at Jamie Vardy’s continuing Vardyness and are detained on a surprise visit to Turkey. Get involved at thefootballramble.com, follow us on Twitter @footballramble and on Facebook at…
Premier League Preview Show: 30th Oct 2015
Oct 30, 2015 • 37 min
On this week’s Premier League Preview, the chaps discuss Liverpool’s big trip to a beleaguered Chelsea where the stakes couldn’t be higher, cast their eyes across West Ham’s game with Watford and fear for Norwich as they make the trip to the Etihad…
The definite Steve-icle
Oct 26, 2015 • 61 min
We’re back to a full strength team as Pete returns to the fold with tales of his #travels, and as always there’s a terrible Newcastle result to welcome him home, complete with horse punching. Elsewhere, there’s the rest of the Premier League to dissect…
The Football Ramble Preview: 23rd Oct 2015
Oct 23, 2015 • 34 min
This week, the boys chat about the two big derbies in the north east and Manchester, and spend a bit of time down on the sunny south coast for Spurs’ visit to Bournemouth. There’s also time for some Liverpool and Southampton chat and a brand new feature…
I’m A Survivor
Oct 19, 2015 • 65 min
This Monday on your favourite football podcast, the boys pore over Jurgen Klopp’s debut with Liverpool at White Hart Lane, the net closing in on poor old Tim and Newcastle’s party at Norwich’s expense. We’ll be back on Friday with our next Premier League…
The Football Ramble Preview: 16th Oct 2015
Oct 15, 2015 • 36 min
In the first Football Ramble Preview of the season, the boys look ahead to Jurgen Klopp’s debut at White Hart Lane with Liverpool, Big Sam’s bow at Sunderland and a high-stakes encounter at Stamford Bridge. Will Sherwood delay the inevitable?
Strange Hill
Oct 11, 2015 • 65 min
It’s international week but the Ramble aren’t slacking off. They round up all the action as well as finding time to talk cafes, Non League Day and more than a few laboured and barely funny puns based around a full back still plying his trade in the second…
The egg and sack race
Oct 4, 2015 • 65 min
Team Ramble returns with another show from Ramble HQ. Rodgers and Dick gone, famous Brazilians in ditches left right and centre…let’s just say there’s enough to get through. US listeners - from this week the Ramble will now be available twice a week on…
Pernicious projectiles
Sep 27, 2015 • 60 min
The Ramblehunks assemble once again with an almost complete compliment of idiots - Lewandowski impresses in perhaps the most spectacular way possible and the Diego Tardelli gets a blower in the kisser. Show@thefootballramble.com for all your foul…
It’s your letters
Sep 20, 2015 • 60 min
The remaining members of the football ramble muscle through a weekend of soccer footfoot. Spellsy and Petey, live and unleashed! Warning: contains your correspondence. show@thefootballramble.com for ya yap! xx
Flower vs bee
Sep 13, 2015 • 62 min
This week, the Ramble tackle Tim Sherwood’s existential breakdown, United’s win over a listless Liverpool, Steven Naismith’s single-handed victory over Chelsea and still have time to talk about sexy ladies in Ghana. What’s more, they get through your…
Spellman’s World
Sep 7, 2015 • 62 min
The Football Ramble man dem glory in the Three Lions’ destruction of lowly San Marino and Wayne Rooney’s 49th international goal. There’s also time for other home nations chat as well as an interesting section on the bizarre gift Pete recently bought for…
Pjanic on the streets of nous house
Aug 30, 2015 • 64 min
The Ramblers are back clawing their way through the crunchy apple crumble that is modern football. They talk Balotelli, the breaking of the Anfield Irons hoodoo, and Sherwood. Always Sherwood.
ITK
Aug 23, 2015 • 65 min
It’s a new week and a new Ramble as the four reprobates chat about Bournemouth’s first win as a Premier League outfit, Man City’s dominance and John Terry’s week from hell. There’s also room for talk of a shock result in Nigeria, your highlights of the…
Dinner on the floor
Aug 18, 2015 • 65 min
The Ramblers are back for yet more football nonsense (get used to it people) and bring you news of a poorly-dressed Steve Bruce, some Sunderland-related desperation and a genuine attempt to still be interested in the Jose Mourinho tantrums that have…
Shaqiri Shaqiri
Aug 9, 2015 • 66 min
The boys assess the opening weekend of the Premier League season, running the rule over Leicester and Claudio Ranieri’s flying start, Liverpool’s exorcising of those Stoke demons and all the weekend’s other nonsense including that chap that fell over the…
Buggerboo
Aug 3, 2015 • 71 min
Rejoice! The Football Ramble are back for the new season! Join Marcus, Jim, Pete and Luke as they slalom through the week’s football news and look forward to the big kick off. There’s FIFA chat, Community Shield action and Marcus even manages to squeeze…
Alright fine then
Aug 2, 2015 • 10 min
RAMBLE SUMMER SPECIAL WWW.THEFOOTBALLRAMBLE.COM or grab it on iTunes! See you in a couple of days.
Fridge wheezers
Jun 9, 2015 • 81 min
It’s the last episode of the season, so you can’t blame Marcus, Jim, Pete and Luke for being a bit demob happy. You can blame them for the fridge chat, art appreciation & asthma waffle that punctuates their otherwise searing analysis of Barcelona winning…
Amorica
Jun 1, 2015 • 90 min
Let’s go Ramble! Marcus, Jim, Pete and Luke try and fail miserably to contain their hysteria over the FBI raid on FIFA HQ, while the FA Cup Final, FIFA 16’s groundbreaking inclusion of women’s teams and Rio Ferdinand’s retirement dominate the chat. Any…
Cubicle politics
May 26, 2015 • 82 min
They’re Iggy Pop and they wanna to be your dog. No they’re not, they’re Marcus, Jim, Pete and Luke and under the auspices of the Football Ramble, they bring you erudite chat about the final day of the Premier League season, plus John Carver’s great…
Gerrard Street Party
May 19, 2015 • 83 min
We’re all in this together, says Marcus. Not if it involves an evening at Crystals is the general consensus, as the Ramble ringmaster and the boys gather round the Football Ramble candle to discuss QPR’s relegation, Danny Rose’s hair & Steve Bruce’s…
Dig dug
May 11, 2015 • 77 min
Sunderland’s timely resurgence, Hull City’s untimely collapse and West Ham’s passive aggressive end of season party antics occupy the often wayward attention of Marcus, Jim, Pete and Luke this week, when they’re not smothering laughter at Harry’s response…
Crudsports
May 4, 2015 • 80 min
You can’t spell party without prat, people! In this week’s episode, the self-proclaimed Coalition of Idiots emerge from the wreckage of Luke’s Shanice impression to find Chelsea have won the Premier League at Palace, purposeful apathy has broken out out…
Spear of destiny
Apr 27, 2015 • 74 min
The hot dog selection is terrible at modern football, but Marcus, Jim, Pete and Luke manage to take their minds off it by discussing the accusation that Chelsea are boring, Everton’s 3-0 victory over Manchester United and Bournemouth’s incredible journey…
The Falkirk Guy
Apr 20, 2015 • 79 min
With our very own blond beauty in absentia this week, it’s up to Marcus, Jim and Pete to maintain standards. Thankfully, Tim Sherwood swoops in to save their blushes, steering Aston Villa to an unexpected FA Cup final while the perils of being a Blackpool…
Frenchie Navy
Apr 20, 2015 • 77 min
An aggressive start to the show sees Marcus, Jim and Pete tilting nervously at Luke’s windmills while running the Ramble rule over the Manchester derby, Cesc’s late winner at QPR and the prospects of promotion for a handful of high flying Championship…
Football ft. Nate Dogg
Apr 6, 2015 • 78 min
IT’S MR RAMBLE! Mid 90s soft rock scenes abound at Ramble HQ as Luke Pete, Jim and Marcus get their leather n’ lace on to talk about the Tyne-Wear derby, goalkeeping capers on the opening day of the Swedish Allsvenskan and a list of offences committed by…
I’ll walk straight through the fires of hell to face you, Kane
Mar 31, 2015 • 72 min
Marcus fails miserably to contain his excitement at Pete’s return to the Ramble fold, so Jim and Luke don their ear defenders before eventually getting round to discussing the week’s football. Matters at hand include Harry Kane’s international debut in…
Unbelievable belief
Mar 23, 2015 • 79 min
While Pete’s away, the Ramblers will mock his new tattoo, Steven Gerrard’s foray into philately and the practical applications of Martin O’Neill’s fondness for bloody murder. Also on the Ra-genda (nope… Ed) Chelsea’s ‘weird’ 3-2 victory over Hull,…
Can I have some old ham?
Mar 16, 2015 • 76 min
No one ever got punched in the early days when the Ramble was recorded in Luke’s kitchen. Luke, Marcus and Jim ponder this point in light of Wayne Rooney’s unlikely knock out at the fist of Phil Bardsley and Sunderland’s equally embarrassing capitulation…
Borrowed some tools to chisel you down
Mar 8, 2015 • 86 min
Player statues have always been a rich seam for the Football Ramble and Marcus, Luke, Jim & Pete don their helmets and waste no time in mining news of Alan Shearer’s commemorative erection, largely at Newcastle United and Kevin Keegan’s expense. Upon…
Solitude
Mar 2, 2015 • 83 min
Pete gets as close as he ever will to the mayorship of London as he, Luke, Marcus and Jim discuss policies we might see if Sol Campbell gets himself elected, in a politically motivated Football Ramble. Chelsea’s victory over Spurs in the League Cup Final…
Shoddily fluid
Feb 23, 2015 • 92 min
An opening question about pathetic capitulations reminds Marcus, Luke, Pete And Jim about Middlesbrough 8, Sven’s Manchester City 1 and even a debate about Shola Ameobi’s hat collection fails to draw the Football Ramble back from the brink of hysteria in…
Kevin Frenemy
Feb 16, 2015 • 83 min
Your third favourite crime fighting football related entity returns with Marcus, Luke, Pete and Jim peering at Bradford’s magical FA Cup victory over Sunderland and Tim Sherwood’s unexpected appointment at Aston Villa through the Football Ramble’s greasy…
The cramp algorithm
Feb 9, 2015 • 78 min
There’s an academic bent to the Football Ramble syllabus this week with Marcus, Jim, Luke & Pete donning gowns and mortarboards to brandish a *Kane* in the general direction of the North London derby, Daley Blind’s last gasp equaliser vs. West Ham and…
Plenty more fish in the tree
Feb 3, 2015 • 83 min
Hold onto your novelty knitwear! Jim and Marcus can only look on in bewilderment as Pete’s new ‘integrated’ jumper and Luke’s existential crisis threaten to engulf news of John Carver’s first win as Newcastle United manager and an unexpected stutter in…
Phat suit
Jan 27, 2015 • 72 min
It’s the fourth Football Ramble in five days and exhaustion is setting in, but Marcus, Jim, Pete and Luke simply switch to a new formation and plough on through an hallucinogenic remit of stories including FA Cup results, Emile Heskey’s return to English…
Cates got ya tongue
Jan 19, 2015 • 89 min
The Football Ramble are guns, ladies and gentlemen, and if you’re looking for a team of handsome chaps to sit around an unstable, food stained table and talk about Arsenal’s unlikely victory over Manchester City, Chelsea’s five star battering of Swansea…
Ghost mam
Jan 12, 2015 • 81 min
An unofficial foray into El Diego’s dark corners kicks off this week’s episode of the Football Ramble, and before Luke, Pete and Jim can recover from Marcus’s Pele related bedroom fantasy, Ronald Cow-man has wrangled three points from Manchester United,…
This is what the game of association football can do to one
Jan 5, 2015 • 79 min
Steven Gerrard has announced he’s leaving Liverpool and your newly-upgraded-for-2015 Football Ramble speculate where his latest raking pass will take him. New York? Hollywood? The sea? Once that pressing issue has been put to bed, Marcus, Luke, Pete & Jim…
All the trimmings
Dec 30, 2014 • 90 min
The Football Ramble might have had a week off for Christmas but football certainly didn’t, and Marcus, Luke, Jim and Pete shake off the mince pie crumbs to ponder Pardiola’s appointment at Palace, who will steady the ship at West Brom & Leicester City’s…
Toilet copter
Dec 16, 2014 • 81 min
Can Wayne Rooney hit the high notes? Luke, Jim, Pete and Marcus certainly do in this festive edition of the Football Ramble, harmonising beautifully over Manchester United’s 3-0 victory over Liverpool and whether cutting off a player’s leg to count the…
Lythe Blatherers
Dec 9, 2014 • 82 min
The Borussia Dortmund first team might be pulling pints but Jim, Pete, Marcus & Luke are pulling no punches in the Football Ramble! Under scrutiny this week (aside from the atrocious puns) are Jose Mourinho’s ability to accept defeat, Pete’s inability to…
Boo hiss
Dec 1, 2014 • 82 min
A sensitive, thoughtful response to this week’s opening question is immediately trampled by the herd of baby elephants that is the Football Ramble, eager to discuss Manchester United’s chances of finishing in the top four, Brendan Rodgers’ ‘orgasmic’…
Smurf thought stealer
Nov 24, 2014 • 81 min
Dastardly activity in the FIFA house and beyond occupy the minds of Luke, Pete, Jim and Marcus, collectively known to the authorities as the Football Ramble, as they head up investigations into Arsenal’s recent form, Burnley’s first away win of the season…
Kevin Lasagne
Nov 17, 2014 • 82 min
Football related cleaning products in hand, (John Flashanu and Bilic Bang, anyone?) Pete, Luke, Marcus and Jim storm the Euro 2016 cupboard to run their feather dusters over Wayne Rooney’s goal-scoring record for England and a damp cloth over the national…
Movies games and videos
Nov 10, 2014 • 68 min
“Extreme violence, shooting and shouting.” Not a typical day at Ramble HQ but a chat about Frank Leboeuf’s acting career, which, after an unfortunate swerve in the direction of another memorable screen debut, is hastily abandoned in favour of admiration…
Herbie
Nov 4, 2014 • 83 min
Don’t be alarmed, people, the Football Ramble drone is friendly, unlike Joe Hart, whose facial interface with referee Michael Oliver is just one of many startling incidents demanding attention in the Manchester derby. Also on the flight plan, Chelsea 2-1…
Horse snowballs
Oct 29, 2014 • 71 min
The guys are back with the usual array of football yap and technical problems. Email us at show@thefootballramble.com ya suckaz! x
Milky milky
Oct 20, 2014 • 76 min
Hey now, hey now….your boyfriend’s back. As long as your boyfriend is The Football Ramble.
Memory foam
Oct 15, 2014 • 68 min
After a weekend of live Rambling, the boys are back to record a special midweek show taking in all the Euro 2016 qualifiers and a few other bits and pieces. Holla!
Boca moist
Oct 6, 2014 • 79 min
Jim reduces the show to rubble and the others try their hardest to build it again. In the end, football is not the winner. show@thefootballramble.com for all your chitter-chat voice@thefootballramble.com for your mystery voice guesses.
Nuthin’ but a ‘G’ Thang
Sep 30, 2014 • 82 min
Forza Four-za Ramble! The team are back as a foursome, and having a lovely time, frankly. Show@thefootballramble.com for all ya yap - voice@thefootballramble.com for all your vocal guesswork…
This show is big enough for the both of us
Sep 22, 2014 • 71 min
The Ramble returns with its very own Big Man/Little Man combo as Luke Moore and Marcus Speller hold the fort in Jim and Pete’s absence. We had the keys to an apartment we share, and we stayed up as late as we like. Like KC and Jojo, like Sonny and Cher,…
Coach? Coach? Coach? Coach!
Sep 17, 2014 • 80 min
The boys return for an hour (or so) or football chat, taking in the Premier League, some England stuff, a bit of La Liga and Serie A and all your other ‘favourite’ features. Give it a bash, eh?
Dube Jockey
Sep 10, 2014 • 66 min
The Ramblers are here sans Lukey! If you’d like to say hullo, do it by tapping in show@thefootballramble.com into your email doohickey. If you’d like to have a crack at our mystery voice competition, do it voice@thefootballramble.com. Lush!
Ben Arfa, the two of us need look no more
Sep 2, 2014 • 84 min
The Ramblers are back together as a four piece (for the first and last time this month.) Well done them. show@thefootballramble.com for all ya yap, voice@thefootballramble.com for your mystery voice guesses…
il suffit de regarder son visage
Aug 26, 2014 • 76 min
Team ramble return sans Jim for the final time this month (on both counts.) Show@thefootballramble.com if you fancy a natterm Voice@thefootballramble.com if you fancy a crack at the mysery voice compy comp! #friendoftheramble
Scotch yawner
Aug 18, 2014 • 80 min
The team are back, sans Jim Ramble for more Rambling. What else? show@thefootballramble.com for all your rap. voice@thefootballramble.com to guess our mystery voice!
Chunky nit
Aug 12, 2014 • 84 min
Alright, due to studio trouble, the sound quality on the first Ramble of the season isn’t what it could be - and HEAVENS TO BETSY WE’RE SORRY. It’ll be better next week, because otherwise Luke has threatened to pants us all. Oh yeah, and the file size is…
Putin on the Ritz
Jul 14, 2014 • 91 min
It’s been real, it’s been confusing and emotional, but it’s over. The Ramble take one final look at World Cup 2014 with hankies at the ready. show@thefootballramble.com for all your yap-trap.
ReVlaartalised
Jul 10, 2014 • 58 min
Ramble. It’s happening again, mother…. show@thefootballramble.com for all ya yap! x
Brazil vs Germany - the reaction
Jul 8, 2014 • 10 min
The boys are back again for more Ramble. show@thefootballramble.com for all ya yap.
FIFA kickbacks
Jul 6, 2014 • 68 min
The boys are back in town, and doing a nice ramble all lovely and that. Will you sit down and endure the fruits of their labour? show@thefooballramble.com for all your chitter-chat and whatnottery. xx
Neuer Neuer pants on foyer
Jul 4, 2014 • 60 min
Bang! And just like that…the ramblers appeared. show@thefootballramble.com for your yappage most lovely.
The Hamez Ramble
Jun 30, 2014 • 60 min
The Ramblers are rambling. Again. It’s just what they do. show@thefootballramble.com for all ya yap! Love you xx
Darkness on the edge of Natal
Jun 28, 2014 • 77 min
Luis Suarez is as cold as ice girl, we should know we’ve been to the North Pole. His soul is black as death girl, we should know we have crossed the threshold. BUT STILL OUR HEART SWEATS! Meanwhile, Russia are out and Fabio Capello doesn’t give a monkeys,…
Reality Bites
Jun 24, 2014 • 60 min
Blah blah blah football is back, Luke is back and we are all back having a lovely time talking about football show@thefootballramble.com for all your chitter-chat. Believe! x
Starkus Speller
Jun 19, 2014 • 57 min
The team are back without Luke but with big stupid frowns on our faces. show@thefootballramble.com for all ya yap. Px
Gone to pot
Jun 18, 2014 • 53 min
The team are back (sans Jim as it’s his birthday) so have a listen to what they have to say about the football, okay? show@thefootballramble.com for all ya yappery.
The pains of being a physio at heart
Jun 15, 2014 • 71 min
The Ramblers are back and talking all things World Cup, including England’s defeat to Italy, Spain’s capitulation at the hands of Netherlands and everything else that’s happened in Brazil over the past few days. WORLD CUP WORLD CUP WORLD CUP WORLD CUP IS…
And we’re off!
Jun 13, 2014 • 41 min
The Ramblers pop in with a quick missive now the World Cup is finally underway. Discussed are the opening games between Brazil and Croatia and Cameroon and Mexico, and there’s plenty of time for refereeing conspiracy theories…
Early mench
Jun 10, 2014 • 76 min
The team are here with the first of like a bazillion wolrd cup podcasts. Steel yourself. Winter is coming, or something. show@thefootballramble.com for all ya yap. DO IT.
A very live Ramble Part 2
Jun 8, 2014 • 53 min
The team descend on the Arcola theatre in the East end of London to put on a live Ramble in front of a baying and paying crowd. What could go wrong? show@thefootballramble.com for all ya yap! xx
A very live Ramble Part 1
Jun 7, 2014 • 54 min
The team descend on the Arcola theatre in the East end of London to put on a live Ramble in front of a baying and paying crowd. What could go wrong? show@thefootballramble.com for all ya yap! xx
The Queen deals with all of that
May 27, 2014 • 76 min
In a week where Real Madrid finally clinched ‘La Decima’, a Pete Donaldson-less Football Ramble discuss that and all the other stuff they can be bothered to squeeze into just over (YES JUST OVER) an hour of nonsense. Hit us up on Twitter: @footballramble…
The Football Ramble Play-Off Special delivered by Papa Johns - Finals Preview
May 21, 2014 • 39 min
The Football Ramble Play-Off Special delivered by Papa Johns – The Official Pizza Partner of The Football League. Papa Johns - Better Ingredients, Better Pizza. The boys look ahead to the Play-Off finals and dissect the remaining semi-final games.
I’m Godzilla
May 20, 2014 • 60 min
It’s Rambletime once again, and with all four boys together you’d best BELEEF it’s an okay one. *cough* show@thefootballramble.com for all ya yap x
Ramble Shawty, it’s your birthday
May 14, 2014 • 54 min
The Ramblers are back with a slightly shorter pod this week. Och, we gave you a playoff special. What do you want, custard? show@thefootballramble.com for all ya yap. x
The Football Ramble Play-Off Special delivered by Papa Johns - 2nd Leg preview-re​view!
May 13, 2014 • 47 min
The Football Ramble Play-Off Special delivered by Papa Johns – The Official Pizza Partner of The Football League. Papa Johns - Better Ingredients, Better Pizza. The boys preview some exciting semi-final 1st leg play-off action in The Football League.
A lovely big strawberry
May 7, 2014 • 79 min
Pate Mruckus Lake and Jam are here for more footy chat, IT IS THE RAMBLE INNIT BRUV show@thefootballramble.com for all yer yap!
The Football Ramble Play-Off Special delivered by Papa Johns - Semi-final 1st leg preview
May 6, 2014 • 44 min
The Football Ramble Play-Off Special delivered by Papa Johns – The Official Pizza Partner of The Football League. Papa Johns - Better Ingredients, Better Pizza. The boys preview some exciting semi-final 1st leg play-off action in The Football League.
Bad Guzan
Apr 28, 2014 • 73 min
Ooohhh, it’s another bit of Ramble. show@thefootballramble.com for all ya yap. Love you all x
Nigel Fromage
Apr 22, 2014 • 80 min
The Ramblers are back after an Easter Monday eating chocolates and goosing one another. show@thefootballramble.com for all ya yap! Lots of love, Pete x
Steve B-Raus (Unconfirmed)
Apr 15, 2014 • 76 min
The Ramblers are back for another round of Ramble rousing. Check out the webiste www.thefootballramble.com for all your rambley needs.
The man in the iron’s mask
Apr 7, 2014 • 75 min
The Rambledafties return with more Football whatnottery. show@thefootballramble.com for all ya yap.
Keanetry Gramma
Mar 31, 2014 • 71 min
The boys are back with more Ramble goodness. show@thefootballramble.com for all your luffly yap!
Lip up Tettey
Mar 24, 2014 • 72 min
After a fairly…busy weekend in the Premier League and beyond, the Ramblers are back. show@thefootballramble.com for all ya yap.
Kick Out The Walls
Mar 17, 2014 • 70 min
The boys are back - with some more lovely Ramble for yooz. show@thefootballramble.com for all ya yap.
Don’t call for it if you don’t want it
Mar 10, 2014 • 67 min
The Ramblespivs are back for another hurrah. Hurrah. show@thefootballramble.com for all your lovely chitter-chat.
Nutters and volleys
Mar 4, 2014 • 60 min
The boys are back (sans that fop Jim) and are ready to bring you another ruddy Ramble.
The Football Ramble. Sponsored by Capital One - Final Review
Mar 3, 2014 • 42 min
Make sure you visit www.facebook.com/capitaloneuk for all your Capital One Cup needs.
Peter Dinkage
Feb 24, 2014 • 75 min
The boys are back. In town. Alright, it’s a village really. Why do you even care? Christ. show@thefootballramble.com for all ya yap. x
Feel Like Making Love
Feb 17, 2014 • 73 min
“They totally did.” - Pete show@thefootballramble.com for all your football rumour and hearsay. RIZZLE KICKS!
Awards season
Feb 10, 2014 • 71 min
The Ramblers return with another slice of Rambly action for all y’all. show@thefootballramble.com for your chitty-chat and drawings of Lee Clark.
Get in the sea
Feb 4, 2014 • 78 min
After a hectic week (and mere minutes before Laudrup’s sacking) the Ramblers assembled at an unknown location, and busted out a right lovely pod. Enjoy! show@thefootballramble.com for all your chat, chit and chunk.
Player President
Jan 27, 2014 • 70 min
The Ramblebums are back with a brand new show. Endure them. show@thefootballramble.com for all your drawings of Luke.
The Football Ramble. Sponsored by Capital One - Semi Final Second Leg Review
Jan 23, 2014 • 44 min
Make sure you visit www.facebook.com/capitaloneuk where you can get involved in competitions and the latest debate around the cup.
Barry Sonnenfeld
Jan 20, 2014 • 68 min
The Rambleteam are back for more abject silliness. show@thefootballramble.com for ya yap.
Welcome 2 Dade County
Jan 13, 2014 • 65 min
The boys are back and ready to figure out what the bloody hell happened over the weekend. show@thefootballramble.com for all your correspondence…
The Football Ramble. Sponsored by Capital One - Semi Final First Leg Review
Jan 9, 2014 • 42 min
Make sure you visit www.facebook.com/capitaloneuk where you can get involved in competitions and the latest debate around the cup.
No Photoshop
Jan 7, 2014 • 63 min
The Ramblers are back for a brand new year - get on the Rambletruck. show@thefootballramble.com for all yer yap…
The Football Ramble. Sponsored by Capital One - Semi Final First Leg Preview
Jan 6, 2014 • 40 min
Make sure you visit www.facebook.com/capitaloneuk where you can get involved in competitions and the latest debate around the cup.
The Football Ramble. Sponsored by Capital One. Round 5 Review
Dec 19, 2013 • 41 min
The Football Ramble. Sponsored by Capital One!
Chrimbus special
Dec 17, 2013 • 75 min
The Ramblers are back for one last hurrah before Chrimbus. Have a lovely few days off, hunks! Pete x
The Football Ramble. Sponsored by Capital One. Round 5 Preview
Dec 16, 2013 • 40 min
The Football Ramble. Sponsored by Capital One!
December to Dismember
Dec 10, 2013 • 77 min
The four Ramblemen are reunited thanks to good grace of one Jim Campbell. Show @thefootballramble.com to chuck us a dispatch.
Boys keep swinging
Dec 3, 2013 • 54 min
The Ramble is back for one more match, with Jim still absent and Pete full of cold, will it be a stinker? Probably. show@thefootballramble.com for all your yappery.
A difficult job
Nov 26, 2013 • 80 min
Pete. Marcus. Luke. The guys are here to try and fill the power vacuum that comes hand in hand with Jim buggering off abroad to do an advert for Skoda. show@thefootballramble.com for all ya emails x
Goal of the time zone
Nov 18, 2013 • 73 min
International weekend. WINternational weekend, more like! show@thefootballramble.com for all yer yappage.
Going missing, nothing left to lose
Nov 11, 2013 • 80 min
The Ramblers are back in the Ramblegroove once again, and as always can be found, located - stirred if you will by contacting show@thefootballramble.com
Right hand man
Nov 4, 2013 • 67 min
The Ramblers return with more guff from their minds and modern footyball. show@thefootballramble.com for all yah jazz, boy! Or girl. x
The Football Ramble. Sponsored by Capital One. Round 4 Review
Oct 31, 2013 • 41 min
Thanks to Capital One, here’s your third slice of Ramble this week - any emails to show@thefootballramble.com if that’s alright with you…
Top top banana
Oct 29, 2013 • 60 min
The Ramble-enforcers have assembled for the second time this week - come suckle at their collective footbally teat. show@thefootballramble.com for all ya yap.
The Football Ramble. Sponsored by Capital One
Oct 28, 2013 • 44 min
Hello you! Thanks to Capital One, you’ve got two extra Rambles in your life this week - this one previews round 4 of the Capital One Cup! Enjoy…
Roaming charges
Oct 21, 2013 • 70 min
The four Ramblesquawkers are reunited after Pete’s holibobs - if you’d like to say hello - you can! show@thefootballramble.com is our email address…
The Ramble gamble
Oct 14, 2013 • 65 min
Bad news: Three Ramblers this week as Peter Donaldson goes missing in action, presumed drunk. Good news: It’s international week! Club football is for suckers, international stuff is where it’s at. We’ll try and track down the fourth, northern piece to…
Declaring for England
Oct 7, 2013 • 70 min
The Ramblers are back! Have a listen to their yap, if ya want. show@thefootballramble.com for the mouth talk x
Theatre of screams
Sep 30, 2013 • 62 min
Footy! Footy! Footy’s gone mad, and the Ramble is here to gawp and point. Join us. show@thefootballramble.com for all yer yap. Yap at us!
The Football Ramble. Sponsored by Capital One
Sep 26, 2013 • 41 min
Hello team awesome! Thanks to Capital One, you’ve got an extra Ramble in your life this week - focusing on a fairly explosive round 3 of the Capital One Cup! Enjoy…
The Ashley Young doubters syndicate
Sep 23, 2013 • 60 min
The Ramblers return! Because that’s what we bloody do. show@thefootballramble.com for all your jazztalk, hunks! x
Falling in love is hard on the Ross Barkleys
Sep 17, 2013 • 68 min
The Ramblers are BACK, Jack! Get on it. show@thefootballramble.com for all ya gassin’.
Life’s a gas
Sep 9, 2013 • 61 min
The Ramblers are back in their Ramble romper suits, doing what comes natrually. Rambling. Hard. show@thefootballramble.com for all yer yap!
Do the Spellerman
Sep 3, 2013 • 65 min
…and everything returns to normal. The four Ramblemen of the football apocalypse are back together for the first time this season, with plenty of transfer twaddle to chuck your way. As always, show@thefootballramble.com for all yer yap.
A dollar short
Aug 29, 2013 • 60 min
Apologies for lateness, we were waiting for ol’ Ringworm Jim to get back but then he got ill like a big girl. show:thefootballramble.com for all ya yap.
Mobius Steve
Aug 19, 2013 • 73 min
The Ramblers are back, and still Jim-less. Don’t worry though, he’s back next week. Except Luke is away. One day we’ll be in the same room, promise…
Don’t burn the children
Aug 12, 2013 • 81 min
Never burn the children. The Ramble is back….kinda. Jim’s in Edinburgh, the naughty sod. He’ll be back soon, though. show@thefootballramble.com for all your correspondence.
Becali behind bars
May 27, 2013 • 84 min
Last Ramble of the season! Rejoice! Cry! Do whatever the hell you want, ‘cos we’re on the beach.
And all the girls at school fancied him
May 20, 2013 • 77 min
Ramble! Assemble! The penultimate ramble of the season sees the fabulous four take another lolsome look at the week’s matches.
Socctober
May 12, 2013 • 94 min
The Ramblers return after a week of listening to people on the radio call a man ‘Alec’. show@thefootballramble.com for email-hugs.
The generation game
May 6, 2013 • 79 min
The Ramblers are back in the Ramble groove. Listen, won’t you?
All rounders
Apr 28, 2013 • 66 min
A new, and early Ramble. Lovely old job.
Let’s be handsome together
Apr 21, 2013 • 81 min
Pete’s mic was turned a bit high in this one for some reason. Sorry. Won’t happen again.
The Horse Puncherer
Apr 15, 2013 • 82 min
The Ramblers are back, and ready to get ROCKED. Or do a podcast, or something.
Getting sucked in
Apr 7, 2013 • 75 min
Ramble! New! Show! Ramble! Talking! Ramble! Shamble.
Mulumboot
Apr 2, 2013 • 66 min
Another step closer to the end of the English season, another Ramble. It’s lovely to see you.
Leader of the pack
Mar 25, 2013 • 82 min
Winter is coming. show@thefootballramble.com for chat, rizlas.
Venus fly tramps
Mar 20, 2013 • 80 min
And four’s a Ramble! A little late this week, the boys are back in town and ready to give you their all…
We needed to talk about Kevin
Mar 12, 2013 • 65 min
Alright, you lot? A new Ramble here, a day late (sorry about that). This week, slow footballers, FA Cup action and lots and lots of other things from the world of football. Still no Pete, he’ll be back next week. We’ve just got to remember where we left…
Mike Ashley - Target Man
Mar 4, 2013 • 66 min
This week on The Football Ramble, Marcus, Jim and Luke bat the conversational ball back and forth while Pete swans off somewhere stupid with his rubbish hair and clothes. Twitter is @footballramble and thefootballramble.com is the destination for all your…
It belongs in the television now
Feb 25, 2013 • 83 min
Marcus is back, after being kicked out of Vietnam for being reprehensible. As always, show@thefootballramble.com for all ya gassin’.
Experience times problem
Feb 18, 2013 • 66 min
Bash! One more week until we get our Spellerman back. Can’t wait. show@thefootballramble.com for all yer gobbage. Ta! x
Camp Noon
Feb 11, 2013 • 63 min
With old father Marcus still in Vietnam making the most of his sex tourist visa, Pete Luke and Jim mend and make do in his absence. show@thefootballramble.com for your chitter chatz.
Yeah, we didn’t think Marcus did all that much either
Feb 4, 2013 • 55 min
And so Marcus (the big fat quitter) buggers off East for some kind of gun show and the remaining three have to somehow make a Ramble out of bits of old twig and spit. Pete’s gonna try and be Marcus next week, so maybe skip the next one and meet us back…
A lack of respect
Jan 28, 2013 • 78 min
The FA CUP is back! And it’s all shiny again. We love it, I’m sure you do too. show@thefootballramble.com for your yap.
Shut up Eddie
Jan 21, 2013 • 75 min
You are. No, YOU ARE! The Ramblers do some world-class shouting for an hour and you might like to have a listen in. show@thefootballramble.com for all yer yap.
Tiago time
Jan 14, 2013 • 75 min
The Ramblecockles are back in da area, and ready to shoot some breeze, soccer-style. show@thefootballramble.com for all yer gas and that.
You were hard as stone. Solid stone. For me.
Jan 7, 2013 • 78 min
Darling I love you! The Ramblers are back for 2013, and we do hope you had a great couple of weeks. As always, show@thefootballramble.com for all your 2013 chatterchackles and talkybums.
Christmas Scullyduggery
Dec 17, 2012 • 56 min
The one where Luke turned up. show@thefootballramble.com to say hello and all that. Have a great break, if indeed you’re having one.
Gallantry and Gauloises
Dec 11, 2012 • 73 min
Another Luke-light Ramble reaches your ears thanks to Marcus, Pete and Jim. Never fear, he’ll be back very, very soon indeed. show@thefootballramble.com for all yer festive chatternacks.
The EU crybaby mountain
Dec 4, 2012 • 77 min
Lukey’s back with his lovely beard, and his even lovelier opinions. show@thefootballramble.com for all of yours…
Total admin
Nov 27, 2012 • 77 min
Lukey isn’t very well, so the Ramblettes are forced to plough on without our sweet Prince.
We mention that sex tape again
Nov 19, 2012 • 77 min
The Ramblers are back, with only a few Ramble shopping days until Christmas, the boys bust out some ‘Ramblechat’ for one and all. show@thefootballramble.com for all yer yap.
DJ Jazzy Geoff Cameron
Nov 12, 2012 • 68 min
Another week in Rambletown, and the boys are back with another phat and phunky show. Warning: may contain copious amounts of summertime. show@thefootballramble.com for all your correspondence…
Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum
Nov 6, 2012 • 62 min
The Ramblers assemble once more, like a crappy set of Power Rangers. Football is talked about. show@thefootballramble.com for all the chatty talk and that.
A literal Mickey Mouse club
Oct 30, 2012 • 71 min
It’s Rambletime! Look busy. As always, show@thefootballramble.com for all yer chat and that.
Angry White Males
Oct 23, 2012 • 78 min
The Ramble is back and in full effect - in that Pete bought everyone toffee apples, and ate three of them himself. show@thefootballramble.com for all your mouth yap - we’ll see you next time!
The PHIL GARTSIDE walkabout
Oct 16, 2012 • 71 min
Back once again, the renegade master’s just popped to the loo and the boys are ready to put out another Football Walkabout. show@thefootballramble.com for all yer yap.
Stop dancing and get working
Oct 9, 2012 • 87 min
The Ramblers are back once again sans the renegade master, and they’ve got one heck of a show for you! show@thefootballramble.com to say hello. Or goodbye. Whatever, man.
The Football Ramble acid special
Oct 1, 2012 • 76 min
A jet-lagged Pete is back in Rambletown for a four-strong Ramble… As always, show@thefootballramble.com for all your correspondence.
The end of 80s hair
Sep 24, 2012 • 83 min
Pete is still AWOL from the studio, but don’t worry y’all, he’ll be back next week. Meanwhile, the remaining three Ramblers discuss which players they’d like to take out for the day, cast their beady eyes over the weekend’s results both at home and abroad…
Inspired by armadillos
Sep 18, 2012 • 78 min
In what has been a momentous week for the city of Liverpool, The Ramblers induct an Anfield legend into the Dean Windass Hall of Fame. There’s also all your usual chat about Europe and South America as well as light-shedding on the League Cup 100m sprint…
Since the year dot
Sep 11, 2012 • 76 min
International week sees the boys chat about all the home nations and their travails here and abroad, there’s a smattering of chat about the Football League, and a great profile to sink your teeth into. No Pete this week, he’s gone to Los Angeles to get…
Backtrack attack
Sep 4, 2012 • 89 min
Not a podcast for not-Pete side of the city. The boys are back in town with guffaws, titters and giggles. show@thefootballramble.com for all yer mouth-talk.
You two stop running
Aug 28, 2012 • 76 min
Jim’s back from Edinburgers, and he’s ready to get amongst the footballery this week, the workshy fop. show@thefootballramble.com to say hullo, like.
Eaten alive
Aug 20, 2012 • 72 min
The greatest league the world has ever known, or ever will know is back - and the Ramblers run the rule all over its sorry behind. Warning: contains laboured puns about dead neurologists. show@thefootballramble.com for all your chatter chitz and that.
Heebie GBs
Aug 14, 2012 • 75 min
The football season may have begun with a whimper, but fear not - the Ramble (sans that workshy fop Jim) are back to run the rule over the kicking and shooting and defending and falling over. Show@thefootballramble.com for all your correspondence - also…
2012-13 Community Shield preview
Jul 2, 2012 • 60 min
The Ramblers (minus Pete) dissect the end of the European Championships and doff their collective caps to Spain at the end of what has been a wonderful summer of football. There’s general praise for the tournament itself, a chat about favourite moments…
Hacer historia
Jun 30, 2012 • 61 min
The second-to-last Ramble of the Euro 2012 tournament, people! We’re more pumped than a very pumped thing over here, and hope you are too! show@thefootballramble.com for all your emails! Smashing.
The lazy tour of eleven idle apprentices
Jun 25, 2012 • 56 min
So, the boys shut up shop against Italy, which cost them dearly. But not to worry, still plenty of this fabulous tournament still to go… show@thefootballramble.com for all your chitter chat and whatnottery.
Planks of four
Jun 20, 2012 • 54 min
Bash! The Ramble return to London and all their recording equipment, inexplicably has survived the journey. And what a couple of days it’s been in one of the most exciting tournaments in recent memory. Show@thefootballramble.com for all your chit and your…
Budte zdorovi
Jun 17, 2012 • 51 min
And so the Ramble team leave Kiev with love in the heart and salo in their bellies. show@thefootballramble.com for all your chatty chits! See you back in old Blighty…
Lavender beer
Jun 16, 2012 • 51 min
Bash! Another Ramble comin’ atcha recorded live in Kiev. Warning: may contain hungover men.
Free the Ramble one
Jun 14, 2012 • 54 min
The Ramble boys, minus Pete, record their first show from Kiev. There’s talk of dog gangs, pig fat, Jay from the boy band 5ive and the usual round up of all the games we’ve seen so far. If you come across Pete, please return him to Horodetskogo St, Kiev,…
Eurotica
Jun 11, 2012 • 62 min
Mere seconds before the Ramblers embark on a Euro adventure, they take time out to bust out a post England-France smasher.
Piano for sale
Jun 7, 2012 • 69 min
It’s nearly here…Euro 2012 is but 24 hours away, and the boys are beside themselves. show@thefootballramble.com for all yer chat!
Swedish royal princess
May 30, 2012 • 101 min
So, mere days away from the start of Euro 2012, the boys are in high spirits, like Jon Parkin on a day off. With it being the last profile of the season, we thought we’d go out with a bang - an extra long profile for your ears. That’ll tide you over until…
Uploaded by John Terry
May 23, 2012 • 80 min
The season may very well be over, but there’s plenty to talk about in Rambletown. So strap yourself in, and get ready to get psyched, cakeface. show@thefootballramble.com for all your email action.
Kevin ist kein name sondern eine diagnose
May 14, 2012 • 82 min
No sooner have the Ramblers put their trousers back on after the most pant-dampening Premier League final day in recent memory, another pod has to be podded. We hope you enjoy it! As always show@thefootballramble.com for all your hot gossip, chatternacks,…
Baldy beard beard
May 9, 2012 • 77 min
Well, with only two Rambles left of the domestic season, the Ramblers took it upon themselves to turn up for the record a bit loopy, to be honest. We just about got through it intact, but you might not. Apologies! As always, show@thefootballramble.com for…
Woy the buoyed
May 1, 2012 • 75 min
So, Mr Hodgson is finally the bride! So much to squeeze in on this weeks show, hopefulyy we haven’t missed anything too lolsome out. As always, show@thefootballramble.com for all your chit…and indeed your chat. We love you and want to do a sex on you.
The Wilhelm-Torres scream
Apr 25, 2012 • 79 min
Easy now! It’s Ramble time and you’re quite welcome to it - on the show Pete attempts to make up for his Sunderland transgressions on the last pod in the least effective way possible, we all pitch in with tall tales from the rail network, and we induct a…
John Roder celebrate
Apr 16, 2012 • 70 min
The Ramblers climb upon the Ramblehorse once more, fresh from no less than two FA Cup matches. As always, if you’d like to get in touch and slam us upside the head with some chitter-chat, feel free… show@thefootballramble.com for all of that.
No swearing in the profile
Apr 11, 2012 • 73 min
Boosh! As we head into the final furlong of the oddest football season in recent memory, another Ramble smashes forth from its eggy birth-mess, and climbs into your ears. In a nice way, though. show@thefootballramble.com for all your…
Mouldmasters of the universe
Apr 4, 2012 • 76 min
‘This question has brought out the absolute worst in us’ says Lukey Moore a couple of minutes in, and we imagine the world can only sit there and agree. Thanks for listening to this absolute gob for 5 years. show@thefootballramble.com for all your…
Professor unit
Mar 27, 2012 • 74 min
Easy Ruzzles! It’s the Football Ramble, it’s back again all nice in your ears - this week talk turns to plans for Real Madrid Island, Pulis and his shiny brass testicles, plus Paulo Di Canio. Show@thefootballramble.com for all your drawings, poems and…
Shreeves Tuesday
Mar 21, 2012 • 75 min
Another week of soccerballs laid bare by some Ramblefolk - we talk FC Schalke 04, Metalist Kharkov, and Rickie Lambert (celebrate.) If you’d like to say ‘hi’, be our guest - show@thefootballramble.com
Diamond Lights
Mar 14, 2012 • 69 min
Upload when we want….upload when we want! We’re the Ramble, we upload when we want. Apologies for lateness, we wanted to finish watching that Chelsea match. As always, show@thefootballramble.com for maximum email-iness.
Marking fictionally
Mar 6, 2012 • 70 min
Another hectic week both on and off the field for the Football Ramble to take in. For example, Pete bought a ukelele on Friday. Scenes. And yes, we did realise that we forgot to give away the Cup Winner’s Cup Twitter account - if you’d like to bag it,…
Feed the Pogrebnyak
Feb 28, 2012 • 68 min
Howdy! It’s Wednesday, so no doubt you’re wondering where the heck your weekly dose of football nonsense is. It’s here. Right here. Enjoy it, hold it to your chest, grind it into a fine powder and stir it into a nice whiskey if you want. It’s yours. It’s…
And we’re live…
Feb 21, 2012 • 71 min
The Ramblers transmit their very first live video podcast into the internet-ether. Good job somebody had the foresight to press ‘record’ and ‘play’ on the old tape recorder, then. And here is the audio version, down your podcast pipe. We may broadcast a…
Two minute warning
Feb 15, 2012 • 69 min
Better late than ever! The boys are here to give you a (day after) Valentine’s day soccer smooch. Show@thefootballramble.com for all your emails and drawings of Marcus, if he was a wolf.
Don’t slave to the result REUPLOADED
Feb 8, 2012 • 72 min
If the last one doesn’t work, try this one…
Don’t slave to the result
Feb 8, 2012 • 72 min
This week the Ramblers had plenty to discuss in Europe and beyond - so they did. As always teamsters - we can be contacted at show@thefootballramble.com and over on the website too. Check out our blogs! ‘Yee haw.’
Mars vs Reid vs ice-cream
Jan 31, 2012 • 67 min
The Ramblers convene a day before the Jim White-sponsored day of immense stupidity and bluster, or ‘transfer deadline day’ for purists. So naturally we pretty much completely ignore the very notion of players moving clubs, instead concentrating on the…
Rosie 47
Jan 25, 2012 • 69 min
After a weekend where three-quarters of the Ramble attended a football match (and Pete ended up with thrown tea all over his trousers) there’s plenty in the world of soccerballs to talk about. Get amongst it. As always, show@thefootballramble.com for all…
50 grand in a suitcase
Jan 18, 2012 • 65 min
Another week, another lower league club getting well and truly shafted. Seconds before the show begins uploading, we’re told that Darlington Football Club is dead, then five minutes later we’ve got fans turning up on the administrator’s door with 50k in a…
Sitting in a tin can
Jan 11, 2012 • 76 min
First things first, happy birthday David Bowie. Secondly, a podcast happened. Have a listen if you like, shortacks. As always, show@thefootballramble.com for modelling contracts, furious LFC fan venting, and stories about silly things shouted at football…
We’re gonna need a cleaner boat
Jan 4, 2012 • 77 min
Happy 2012 Rambleforce! The boys are back once more to kick football in the testicles, and let the fun flow forth. As always, show@thefootballramble.com for all your emails, and drawings of Marcus. For some reason Luke’s microphone is a bit quiet this…
Holt: Get him on that (Cargo) plane
Dec 20, 2011 • 92 min
The final Ramble of the calendar year, and the boys are in high spirits. Just before Rambling, Pete and Marcus tried to fit inside an old extra large football shirt, and we all ate mince pies. Some football was talked about, as well - the results of which…
Frosted-tip lowlights
Dec 14, 2011 • 66 min
Rambleforce…assemble! The team are back with their second last Ramble of the year - Luke had just returned from All Tomorrow’s Parties, Pet was off his chuff on Sudafed, and Marcus was just Marcus. As always teamsters, show@thefootballramble.com for all…
Oh…Shola Ameobi (OBE)
Dec 6, 2011 • 77 min
The Rambleguttersnipes take an early-December shufty at the weekend’s football, recording (for the second week running) days after another much-loved footballer loses his life. Let’s hope 2012 brings better luck for our soccerball heroes. As always,…
Get one yourself son
Nov 29, 2011 • 65 min
The Ramblers reconvene the day after a pretty awful weekend for the sport, after the sad death of a Welsh great. As always, show@thefootballramble.com for your emails. http://www.samaritans.org
Humble Lasagna
Nov 22, 2011 • 76 min
Easy team! The Ramblers are back, and want everyone to be in their gang, inexplicably. Man City smash all known records with their feet and brains, and Blackburn score from the most curious corner kick you’ll ever see. As always,…
Oh! England my Lionheart
Nov 15, 2011 • 72 min
The four Ramblers park the Ramblebus once more, and get down to some football chitter-chat on the back seats. If you’d like to say a big ‘hullo’ or come down to the Comedy Store on Monday, or attend Ramble drinks….get in touch here:…
Spitting games
Nov 8, 2011 • 69 min
The Ramblers reconvene after another big weekend of ‘soccerballz’ - another peach from Kevin Phillips in the Championship, and the chance to induct another legend into the DWHOF. As always, show@thefootballramble.com for chitty-chat, and get yourself to…
Some strikers are bigger than others
Nov 2, 2011 • 67 min
This week, our intrepid Ramblers take in another barnstorming weekend in European soccer. They pop to Moldova to witness a ref receiving a right hander, and The Czech Republic to see one stumble around the pitch, as drunk as a Lord. As always,…
Late night love
Oct 25, 2011 • 66 min
What a week it’s been for football, for fireworks and for people who love a good lol. This week the Ramblers talk about you know who-telli, some Ghanaian refs get some time off, and the world takes a sharp intake of breath as they wait to see if Lukey can…
Who’s the bluest now?
Oct 19, 2011 • 71 min
Maradona’s up to his old tricks and it’s up to the Ramblers to give you the good news. More info on Anders Limpar’s time machine comes to the fore, and Marcus beats the drum for Scotland. show@thefootballramble.com if you wanna grab yourself a slice of…
Ex-directory
Oct 12, 2011 • 66 min
So…England have qualified for the Euros, but nobody seems to have noticed. The boys are back to lash out themselves, without fear of getting sent to the stands. If you’d like to have a crack at winning that PES 2012 game, get in touch:…
Snowshoe BBQ
Oct 5, 2011 • 70 min
Here comes the Football Ramble! For the month of October we’re sponsored by PES 2012, which means we’ll be chucking plenty of games your way. On this week’s show, Chris Powell gives his team a dressing ‘up’ on the pitch, Sergio Canales scores his first…
Midnite Vultures
Sep 27, 2011 • 74 min
Team Ramble celebrate another eventful weekend in the life of that thing we sometimes refer to as ‘football’ with another hour of japes, jokes and jockstraps. Jim does a funny voice at the end, which scares the life out of Pete, and Marcus uses a vulgar…
A weekend of slips
Sep 21, 2011 • 67 min
Rambleforce…..assemble! The boys are back in Ramble HQ, and they’re ready to talk footypops to you. And you. And even you! This week, the old guard are popping up with some decent hits - Nobby Solano and Kevin Phillips to name but two, Karl Henry and Joey…
Watching wives
Sep 13, 2011 • 65 min
The four Ramblers find themselves faced with headlines such as ‘Harry for England’ and ‘Balotelli visits prison’, and naturally decide that they’re not gonna have to exert themselves too much this week. As always, podcast@thefootballramble.com for all…
Sportive Lemur
Sep 7, 2011 • 69 min
The Ramblers are back once more, but this time as the lesser-spotted four piece! This week, Chile and Spain get as tasty as their food, another San Marino team are put to the sword, and your emails almost put Pete in hospital. show@thefootballramble.com…
Difficult Days
Aug 31, 2011 • 65 min
In a bit of transfer deadline day madness, The Ramble welcome back Jim but lose Pete for a week. There’s talk of Arsenal’s ten goal thriller at Old Trafford, Edin Dzeko’s haul and (incredibly) yet another ex-footballing teacher. Elsewhere, a player…
Drei Kerle, eine Schale
Aug 24, 2011 • 69 min
The guys hose themselves down after an afternoon in the stands, good old Warnock alienates five thousand supporters, and Paulo Di Canio eats a nightmare. show@thefootballramble.com is our email address. Say hello, won’t ya?
Hashtag: gutted
Aug 17, 2011 • 71 min
Still one man down, the Ramblers take in the opening day of the Premier League, the Supercopa de España, and they find out that the Becali apple doesn’t fall far from the metaphor tree. As always, show@thefootballramble.com for maximum satisfaction.
Robin Van Punchie
Aug 10, 2011 • 57 min
The boys (sans Jim) return for the second pod of the season - taking in the Community Shield, the start of the Football League and the first few games in that land mass pedants like to call ‘Europe’. As always, show@thefootballramble.com for all ya…
Boys of summer
Aug 3, 2011 • 71 min
Hello, hello - it’s good to be back! The Ramblers pile into a steaming hot RambleHQ with tales of transfer whatnottery, ill-advised backheels, and the long-awaited FIFA shakedown. As always, show@thefootballramble.com for all your emails, pictures of…
The Ice Rabbit cometh
May 31, 2011 • 77 min
The final Ramble of the season! The boys from da hood take a less than well-earned break, but not before smashing out some truth bombs into your unsuspecting earholes. We’ll be back August 3rd, but until then we can still be reached on…
Grabbing the Rossi by the horns
May 24, 2011 • 74 min
The four ramblemen take in the final weekend in the English top-flight, and look forward to the Champio-leagio-finallio (which is what it should totally be called) As always, show@thefootballramble.com for your emails, and get ready for the final show of…
Berence Brent Barby
May 18, 2011 • 68 min
Goldilocks is back from her Jordanian adventure, so we’re back to full strength once more, as the FA Cup gets all won up all nice and El Diego makes a welcome return to his corner. As always, show@thefootballramble.com for your emails!
Al-Mamlaka al-Urduniyya al-Hashemiyya
May 10, 2011 • 73 min
Marcus has buggered off to Jordan this week, so in his wake the three remaining Ramblers try to pull together a show, with varying results. As always, get in touch on show@thefootballramble.com and the hairy one will be back next week! Bo!
Barry Chuckle
May 4, 2011 • 75 min
This week the boys do their best to derail a profile detailing the life of one of Pete’s personal heroes, we take a trip to Diego corner once more, and we hear about an Everton supporter who bloody loves Phil Neville. As always, show@thefootballramble.com…
A granny is an old child
Apr 26, 2011 • 69 min
This week, Marcus tries out some ‘drug talk’ on the boys, Luke is on his second podcast of the day, and Jim is just plain hungover. Pete is as sexy and professional as always. If you’d like to say hullo, it’s show@thefootballramble.com and make sure you…
Slunge
Apr 20, 2011 • 68 min
Pete’s back in the Ramble groove this week, so we’ve prepared an extra special treat for him (even though he didn’t bring us back any presents.) Also in the show, we look at the FA Cup weekend just gone, and hand out handfuls of props to Gustavo and his…
In Lehmann’s Terms
Apr 13, 2011 • 63 min
With Pete still away, Planet Ramble just about keeps on spinning as the boys talk about Big Mad Mental Jens’ return to Premier League football, Phil Neville and a man who’s apparently been dubbed the Romanian Mourinho. Elsewhere, Zizou proves that he…
The Statue is Mine
Apr 6, 2011 • 62 min
After finding themselves a man down due to Pete popping across the pond to the US of A, the three remaining Ramblers set about giving the football news stories of the week a working over. There’s the new expensive statue in west London (not Torres), the…
Pass the Blue WKD
Mar 30, 2011 • 70 min
The Ramblers are back in a full-length, full-fat adventure after last week’s debacle. The DWHOF is back in earnest and they take a look at the weekend’s international funfun. As always, show@thefootballramble.com is the email address wot matters.
Purple Rain
Mar 23, 2011 • 55 min
Fate befalls the ramblers this week. A fate worse than death itself. Keep listening for the 411, yo. As always, show@thefootballramble.com for you dispatches and email jingles. And we promise, this will be sorted by next week. Bear with us.
The Messi vendor
Mar 16, 2011 • 56 min
Apologies for the tardiness of this week’s slice of Ramble cake, we had a bit of a problem with the mics, so pete had to climb inside his computer and clean its pipes. As a result tiny wee bits of the show may sound a little strange to the avid Rambler,…
The Papa Bouba Diop Bros.
Mar 9, 2011 • 66 min
This week, the Ramble team had precisely one hour to get a show in the can before running into the front room and watching the Barca-Arsa match. Did they manage to get it done in time? You’re about to find out. Thanks to Ed Wenn of EdWenn.com for a…
Margher-Higuita
Mar 2, 2011 • 60 min
The Ramblers take down the League Cup final’s particulars, Luke gets all hot for the Nuge (so what’s new?) and Udinese put on a bit of a spread. As always, emails and email jingles to podcast@thefootballramble.com (try and beat this week’s jingy…) or meet…
It’s a theoretical particle, Geoff
Feb 23, 2011 • 67 min
The ramblepunks chow down on the magic of the FA cup, the magic of falling down a lift shaft, and the magic of inducting the nippiest player ever into the DWHOF. As always, podcast@thefootballramble.com for all your jingles and emails. Lovely stuff.
El Fenómeno
Feb 15, 2011 • 74 min
The Rambleteam celebrate the career of the greatest striker in recent history, Luke and Marcus bicker over the West London derby, and Jim thinks about what horrors Barca have in store for his beloved Arsenal. As always, podcast@thefootballramble.com for…
Boom, shake the room
Feb 9, 2011 • 62 min
The Ramblers take stock of a busy Prem Prem weekend, we hear from Louis Van Testicles and another legend gets inducted into the DWHOF. All emails and email jingles to podcast@thefootballramble.com…or see us in the forum!
Insane in every membrane possible
Feb 2, 2011 • 67 min
While Premier League clubs try to spend the national debt of Ethiopia, the Ramblers take a look at the comings and the goings. They also hear from an accommodating publican, and we induct another football legend into the DWHOF.…
Let’s all calm down and listen to Luke
Jan 19, 2011 • 68 min
The Ramblefrinks take in another busy weekend on planet football - two thirds of the January transfer window is behind us, and there’s plenty to chat about. Plus they induct another legend into the DWHOF. As always, podcast@thefootballramble.com for all…
One in the eye for the Afro-sceptics
Jan 12, 2011 • 63 min
This week the ramblers take a look at the FA Cup, Kenny Dalglish has all kinds of fires to fight at Liverpool, and the Asia cup begins. As always, podcast@thefootballramble.com for all your emails, or see us in the forum!
Toys in the pram
Jan 5, 2011 • 74 min
Happy new year Rambleforce! The four men of the Ramble-ocalypse return with an almighty wedge of football chitter-chat to smash into your ravenous ears. As always, podcast@thefootballramble.com for all your emails, or see us in the forum at…
Putting the cool in daddy cool
Dec 21, 2010 • 74 min
It’s a bumper christmas cracker from the Ramble-Santas this week, despite the distinct lack of action on our tiny little island. Big Woy Hodgson wants a holiday warchest, D-Beck reveals he wants a winter break in Europe and the boys pick out their…
Maldini fell for it too
Dec 14, 2010 • 71 min
The Ramblers take in a decidedly quiet weekend of round ball shenanigans - Red Star get a brand new manager, Totti gets a golden foot and Adriano wins something he won’t be putting on his mantelpiece any time soon. As always, podcast@thefootballramble.com…
Mike Ashley, space criminal
Dec 8, 2010 • 69 min
This week’s ramble contains a furious Pete, an under the weather Lukey, and a ‘lovely’ Marcus. Jim turned up as well. The boys discuss a fine week for La Liga’s big boys, Samir Nasri and Mr Jermaine Beckford. As always, get yourself to the forum for lols,…
Ramble relaxation day
Dec 1, 2010 • 70 min
The Ramblers take in the big Barca vs Real match, they hear from a couple of listeners with an El Diego story to tell, and try to find a TV vehicle for West Ham manager Avram Grant. As always, podcast@thefootballramble.com for all your emails, or see us…
Thanks for your hospitality
Nov 24, 2010 • 68 min
The Ramblers take a looky-loo at this weekend’s goings on - Mr Marcus goes to QPR, Balotelli issues a come-and-get-Zlat plea, and a load of Scottish referees go a bit mad. As always, podcast@thefootballramble.com for your emails, or see us in the forum!
Luke’s Myspace page
Nov 17, 2010 • 73 min
The ramblers talk fists of fury, a fine performance by Sunderland and Pete confuses England with Britain. Oh well. Apologies for a slight mobile phone buzz in the first five minutes, it does disappear after that, and the culprit has been suitably…
The Jose tie fighter
Nov 10, 2010 • 71 min
The four ramblers take in the ‘Carroll for England’ campaign, Zlatan does something Zlatanny, and Cassano says sorry. Amazing scenes. As always, podcast@thefootballramble.com for your emails, and get involved in the forum for crying out loud, it’s…
My Dad is Denis Law
Nov 3, 2010 • 70 min
The Ramblepops take a shufty at another controversial goal in the Premiership, Pete’s in heaven after a derby day to remember - and speaking of derbies, we get a first hand account of the great Penarol vs Nacional fixture. As always,…
Everybody was airport fighting
Oct 27, 2010 • 81 min
The Ramblers celebrate Pele’s 70th Birthday with cake and streamers, Chilavert lands a punch or two on a football agent, and we induct the son of a Bexleyheath electrician into the Dean Windass Hall Of Fame. podcast@thefootballramble.com for all your…
Desk Fabregas
Oct 20, 2010 • 85 min
The Ramblers talk Rooney, racism and a busy weekend in the European leagues. Lovely stuff. As always, podcast@thefootballramble.com for you correspondence. And come play live fantasy football with us over at thefootballramble.picklive.com!
Dog not dead
Oct 13, 2010 • 72 min
The Ramblecads take a shufty at the weekend’s international fixtures, casting a glance so sideways that they almost damage their retinas. They also touch on Lawrie’s legacy in Northern Ireland, and the President of Bolivia puts an opponent down quicker…
The gravy train
Oct 6, 2010 • 82 min
The Ramblebeard returns just in time for a special DWHOF inductee - we discuss a weekend of ‘strong’ challenges, take a look at the new England squad and a very special food delivery system at St. Pauli. As always, podcast@thefootballramble.com for your…
Garforth and manage
Sep 29, 2010 • 76 min
Still one man down, The Ramblefolk talk ‘the law’ - and letters pertaining to it, Paul Gascoigne’s latest job, and FIFA’s shrug of the shoulders in relation to that hot potato (replete with fascistic butter,) racism. As always,…
The one about Cobi Jones
Sep 23, 2010 • 70 min
So, while Luke’s away, the Ramblers will play - they take a look at this weekend’s results, they receive an Akinfenwa update from a listener, and Pete goes off one about a certain dreadlocked Coventry striker. Our favourite Pompey Prince will be back in…
The Football Ramble Dot Com
Sep 15, 2010 • 74 min
The Ramble-bots peek at the week’s football ack-shun, taking in furious ref/manager exchanges from Moyes and Jeffries, the storming match up at Oakwell, and the arrogance of Bayern’s director of sport. Oh, and Pete merks the Aston Villa website in the…
Team Rob Palmer
Sep 8, 2010 • 77 min
Team Ramble talk favourite hat trick Harrys, the Euro qualifiers, and bread. As always, podcast@thefootballramble.com for chatty chat, www.thefootballramble.com for fun times. Cheers!
Mufti Day
Sep 1, 2010 • 81 min
The Rambleboys (complete with Jim) give the week in football a good old dressing down. They pick out their favourite on-field battles, take a look at the England squad, and have a giggle at poor old John Paintsil. Hey, and if you’d like to say hello,…
A Lorry-Load Of Units
Aug 25, 2010 • 72 min
The Ramblebuggers take on the second week of the PremPrem, Pete gets all excited about all things Newcastle, and Luke decides he wants his bedroom to look just like the SkySports MNF studio. As always, podcast@thefootballramble.com for emails, and…
Gordie Howe Hat Trick
Aug 17, 2010 • 76 min
The Ramble-fluffers cast their ramble-eyes over the opening weekend of the GREATEST LEAGUE IN THE WORLD, Luke strolls over to Diego corner one last time (maybe) and Pete tries to shoehorn in the most spectacular Dirty Dancing/Shay Given play on words…
It’s a Lovely Move!
Aug 11, 2010 • 71 min
The Ramble Bods welcome in the start of the season with discussions of new kits and opening day results in the Football League. The latest additions to the Premier League have their survival chances weighed up, a Brazilian born star returns home and we…
The Colonial Outpost Of Bolton
Aug 3, 2010 • 70 min
The Ramble Enforcers take a sneaky peek at the return of the Championship, The New York Cosmos rise again, and the boys argue about precisely how much of a steal Kris Boyd is.Also, in the words of The Who, ‘meet the new boss, same as the old boss’ - it…
“If They Touch The Massage Therapist, I’m Out.”
Jul 28, 2010 • 74 min
The boys talk memorable summer signings, that Henry interview, and Raul/Guti, who’s apparently ‘Guti-ing out of there.’ (See what we did there.) Diego corner returns, along with a DWHOF entrant that may very well tear the fabric of time and space with its…
The Grand Cordon Of The Order Of The Rising Sun
Jul 21, 2010 • 80 min
This week in the Ramble pipe, ‘them indoors’ carefully fillet the latest transfer rumours both human and Octupus, they take a look at the various awards Sepp Blatter has had bestowed upon him, and there’s a long awaited Dean Windass Hall Of Fame entrant.…
Insert Montage Here
Jul 12, 2010 • 64 min
The ramble boys, live from a house in Johannesburg, tell tall tales of their final days in South Africa, and the closing matches of the World Cup. Oh, and they apologise for their previous indiscretions as well. As always, podcast@thefootballramble.com…
The Conga Of Shame
Jul 9, 2010 • 53 min
The ramblers have an extra special Johannesburg look at The Spanish ‘conga of shame’, James or Jim meets his hero, and they also take time out to watch some South African TV.As always, podcast@thefootballramble.com for all communications, and get yersel’…
‘Adam Coombs’
Jul 5, 2010 • 54 min
The ramblers dissect a weekend of quarter-final awesomeness - they try to console a tearful Gyan, and Luke paces into a rather crestfallen Diego corner. The ramblers also get a whiff of embarrassment, and therefore find it in their hearts to compound…
“Socks”
Jul 1, 2010 • 58 min
The boys take a peek at Pele corner, we ask Marcus where his Humberto went, and we also hear of a novel approach to goalline technology…As usual, podcast@thefootballramble.com for your bits and bobs - www.manmonth.co.uk for your ramble vids and assorted…
​’Let’s Get It Out Of The Way Then’
Jun 28, 2010 • 65 min
The boys deal with ‘that match’, Luke and Jim go toe-to-toe over the use of goal-line technology, and we hear a great story about a English language teacher with a rather unique approach to international relations… As always, podcast@thefootballramble.com…
​Hypocrisy Corner
Jun 24, 2010 • 50 min
The boys kneel at the altars of Saint Palermo, and ex-president Bill Clinton. It’s like 1998 all over again! (Palermo scored 38 goals that year, and Clinton…well he scored a lot too.) It could only be the Football Ramble. podcast@thefootballramble.com for…
‘I’m Pavlos, And I Need The Toilet’
Jun 21, 2010 • 58 min
This Monday the Rambleclots talk about Steven Gerrard’s five-star prison, the French petulance, and Lukey fills us in on the existence of his so-called ‘opposite men’. Baffling. As always, podcast@thefootballramble.com for your correspondence and…
“Whoever Is Afraid Should Stay At Home”
Jun 17, 2010 • 58 min
The Ramblers give you another set of notable quotables from ​El Diego - fresh from his very own corner. The boys try and buy some tickets from Robbie Earle, find out what happens in an Indonesian earthquake, and they tackle the burning question of the…
Don’t Abandon The Little Boys
Jun 14, 2010 • 61 min
The Rambleforce pull out all the stops to bring you an extra special World Cup Ramble - all in aid of manmonth.co.uk, where you can find videos, blogs and all kinds of awesome shenanigans. We’ve got Dieg-lol Maradona. We’ve got a Ghanaian man with a…
‘It’s Beef on the Grill Time.’
Jun 9, 2010 • 71 min
World Cup fever hits Ramble Town as the boys scan through groups A to H with a fine toothbrush. If you’d like to find out what the Uruguayan players will be drinking in South Africa, which South American president has been having a sly dig at Argentina’s…
An Unpleasant War
Jun 1, 2010 • 62 min
This week, the Rambleclots manage to predict the England Squad a full two days before the Capellotron 5000 printed out his team sheet; Jim gets dazzled by the NASL once again, and another super sweet (clue) World Cup themed Hall of Famer. As always…
The Excavation of Tutankhamun
May 26, 2010 • 62 min
The Ramble-Pharaohs sit atop their pyramids of chat, taking in some more World Cup squaddage, some fine Champions League final goals, and Marcus has a bit of bother pronouncing Oguchialu Chijioke Onyewu’s name. I dare say ‘The Gooch’ has experienced this…
Now Where’s That Passport?
May 19, 2010 • 76 min
The Rambleforce discuss the preliminary World Cup squads, Michael Ballack being merked by a Prince, and there’s also special World Cup Hall of Fame entrant. And epic news - we tell you precisely what our plans for the next two months will be. And it’s…
No way. Not at one-nil.
May 12, 2010 • 68 min
Down at Rambleforce HQ this week, the boys nominate their goals of the season, we find out why you shouldn’t pretend to support Spurs, and someone mentions Monster Munch. How very retro. Email podcast@thefootballramble.com if you’ve got owt to say for…
You’ll Have To Speak Up…I’m A Trifle Deaf
May 4, 2010 • 78 min
The ramblefunsters celebrate the cultured footballing brains of both Roy Hodgson and Shtevey Eurosh, we admire gelatin in all its forms, and the Hall Of Fame this week leaves Petey tumescent with excitement. As always, direct your anger/adulation to…
Diplomacy Has No Place In My House
Apr 28, 2010 • 69 min
This week, Team Ramblore are talking great PFA players of the past, sticker albums and an emotional Dave Kitson….and we learn about probably the greatest goals-to-games ratio in football. RambleRambleRambleRambleforce!As always, a penny for your thoughts…
A ‘Nuthink Nuthink’ Result
Apr 21, 2010 • 71 min
The Ramblers talk about Paul Scholes and his penchant for the spectacular, McClaren being mere minutes away from the title at Twente, and they come up with a unique solution for the problem of sore nip nips. Also, Mutu’s in trouble again. It could only be…
Paulo Jorge dos Santos Futre Ten
Apr 14, 2010 • 76 min
The Ramble orphans discuss exceptional players in poopy teams, Luke does some Pompey posturing, and we discuss whether or not the Champions League is more exciting now the British teams are out. And where on earth is Vela’s passport? As always,…
“I Saw You At The Farnborough Air Show”
Apr 6, 2010 • 76 min
The Ramblefeckers slice and dice a week’s worth of kicky-ball action - Luke gets a Chastain chasten, Steven Gerrard tries to work out long division and Pete correctly pronounces the word ‘Srebenitsa’, because he’s a bloody pro. As always,…
The Golden Bin
Mar 31, 2010 • 75 min
The ramblefolks talk about parrots and their reproductive organs, Steven Taylor, and Sven’s new football team. As always, podcast@thefootballramble.com for your comments. Ta!
And They Called Him Alan…
Mar 24, 2010 • 79 min
Hiya! New Rambleforce episode here. Right here. You’re looking at it. Yup. This week the boys from the internet (almost inevitably) profess their undying love for Lionel Messi’s feet of fury, the Daily Mail prove once again that they are truly the worst…
O’Leary’s Babes
Mar 17, 2010 • 67 min
The Ramblechavs discuss their favourite managerial notable quotables, have a bit of a giggle at Real’s expense and Luke manages to keep his comments on the sexiness of various managers under wraps for a full half hour. He must be ill, or something. As…
A Notable Egg
Mar 10, 2010 • 72 min
This week the boys enjoy the new pad of having a nervous breakdown live on Twitter, reveal the unfortunate name of one former Swedish international manager and discover that the behaviour of Mad Jens Lehmann is apparently catching for German goalkeepers.…
The Chief Exec’s Nephew
Mar 3, 2010 • 67 min
The RambleChaps go through the recent woes at Portsmouth and Chester City, Lukas Podolski is given the once over, there’s talk of a hat trick scored in Malta by a former Manchester United and Barcelona player and we find out what Ricardo Fuller actually…
Andy Gray’s Hype Machine
Feb 24, 2010 • 73 min
Team Ramble look on as Emile and Bobby Zee make the Premier League their own, for one weekend only. The boys review their favourite stadiums, and it’s an extra special player profile this week. But aren’t they all? As always, podcast@thefootballramble.com…
A Letter to Adriano
Feb 16, 2010 • 72 min
This week on Planet Ramble, the boys discuss last weekend’s FA Cup action, everyone’s favourite FIFA President, and give La Liga a good going over. Meanwhile, it’s carnival time in Rio, there’s a mention for a long-forgotten Dutch goalkeeper and a man…
MEGARAMBLE
Feb 10, 2010 • 68 min
This week The Ramble’s band of merry idiots discuss the Euro 2012 draw, the red hot form of future England saviour David Nugent and discover what is possibly the most misguided football related song ever recorded. Elsewhere Thomas the Tank Engine makes an…
Dad Of The Year
Feb 3, 2010 • 73 min
The rambleboys mentally undress the week’s footballing news, much like an England Captain etc etc. The ANC goes out with a wimper, the transfer window slams shut, and Robinho hangs out with Pele in a helicopter. So plenty to get our teeth into. Much like…
Louis Van Aaaaargh
Jan 27, 2010 • 62 min
The Ramble Types are here to talk about the recent European transfers, mull over the Milan derby and discuss the African Cup of Nations. There’s also a Robbie Savage update, a debate on whether Luke could beat up Cristiano Ronaldo and Gary Cook, and an…
A Boy In The Bath
Jan 20, 2010 • 70 min
It’s a new episode, and the Ramblers are soaping themselves down with this week’s footballing suds. There’s talk of pre-match food, Ronnie Whelan, and a babbling Babel. Also, AC Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani gives Becks the key to Milan, to go…
A Sad Horse in a Field, All by Himself
Jan 13, 2010 • 75 min
Near frozen by the relentless snow, the RambleTEAM still manage to make it into the studio to discuss the African Cup of Nations, a new Spanish wonderkid and D-Beck’s second debut at Milan. They also get through some of your RambleMAILS and head to Asia…
Massive, massive apologies, listeners! *This* is the actual episode
Jan 6, 2010 • 66 min
Pete here, from the ramblepod. Something cocked up our end, which puked numerous episodes of the podcast into your itunes box. *This* is the actual episode. Massive, masive apologies, won’t happen again. As you were…In the latest instalment of the Ramble…
Michael Ballack’s Suicide Ball
Dec 30, 2009 • 88 min
A bumper Ramble this week! Join Luke, Jim, Marcus and Pete as they gnaw upon the footballing bones of the Christmas period, sucking out the marrow and spitting it into your ears like some kind of horrid dog-men. Also, they pick their favourite news…
‘I Insulted Him Twice’
Dec 22, 2009 • 73 min
It’s Christmas time and the Ramblers take up their mics to discuss the recent sacking of Mark Hughes, the Champions League draw, Jens Lehman stealing a supporter’s glasses and how Gonzalo Higuain would fit into the Ramble’s own starting 11. There’s also a…