On this week's podcast, Musa, Michael and Ryan discuss the importance of a footballing identity. They are joined by special guest Graham Hunter (25.29) whose 2012 book, Barça: The Making of the Greatest Team in the World, inspired the documentary released earlier this month about Barcelona, Take the Ball, Pass the Ball. There is also talk about Tottenham’s win over Chelsea (12.33), the Superclásico that never was, Sancho Corner and more.
Podcast 23 — Derby Despair & Delight
Musa and Ryan look back at a weekend of pulsating Premier League derbies (00.01) plus some of the weekend’s other talking points (33.40), including captain’s armbands, Sancho Corner, Mark Hughes’ sacking and where Southampton go next (38.54). Finally, Brenda Elsey joins to discuss the wider implications of the Copa Libertadores fall out (48.05).
Podcast 27 — New Year’s Resolutions and Transfer Talk
Back from their winter break, Musa, Michael and Ryan kick off 2019 with a look at the early movers in the January transfer window. They discuss Christian Pulisic’s move to Chelsea, Adrien Rabiot’s switch to Barcelona and Aaron Ramsey’s potential transfer to Juventus. There’s also chat about Tottenham, Real Madrid, Bournemouth and more.
Podcast 28 — Rash Hour
Musa, Michael and Ryan discuss Manchester United’s revival under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after Marcus Rashford won the big game of the weekend against Tottenham. There’s also talk about the Spurs project, Lionel Messi, spygate and some other nonsense.
Podcast 30 — Hudson Odoi & the Unfinished Business
With the January transfer window about to close, Musa, Michael and Ryan look at Callum Hudson-Odoi’s protracted transfer from Chelsea to Bayern Munich, Frenkie de Jong’s big-money switch to Barcelona and more. There’s also chat about Marco Silva, trouble at Spurs, and why the FA Cup final should be in March.
Podcast 44 — Moise Kean is not to blame
On this extended bonus podcast, Musa and Ryan reflect on yet another case of racial abuse after Juventus striker, Moise Kean, was targeted against Cagliari. Then they focus on the good things from this week, with Sid Lowe joining to discuss the brilliant game between Villarreal and Barcelona. Women In Football Director, Jo Tongue, was at the opening game at Spurs' new stadium and joins to discuss how it felt going home. There's also chat about some key games from mid week, the upcoming Klassiker and more.