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Easter Weekend Round-up

Every time the clocks go forward it feels as though the volume of football increases to an almost overwhelming amount. It doesn’t, of course, but the stakes at this time of year are higher. In lieu of a Rabona podcast this week, Ryan Hunn rounds up some of the key moments from a busy Easter weekend.

Easter Weekend Round-up

Podcast 47 — Who Blinks First?

After wins for Liverpool and Manchester City, Musa and Ryan discuss the brilliance of Mo Salah, Raheem Sterling, and this historic Premier League title race. Then LaLigaTV's Semra Hunter joins to discuss Saturday's El Gran Derbi between Sevilla and Real Betis, the dramatic La Liga relegation battle and the Barcelona and Manchester United Champions League second leg. There's also a round-up of key men's and women's games from France, Germany and England.

Podcast 47 — Who Blinks First?

Podcast 46 — In The Balance

With the Champions League quarter finals finely balanced, Musa and Ryan recorded a bonus podcast to reflect on Manchester United's defeat to Barcelona and Ajax's draw with Juventus. They also discuss Son Heung-min's brilliance, following his winner for Spurs against Manchester City, and Liverpool's victory at home to Porto.

Podcast 46 — In The Balance

Podcast 45 — Barça, Bayern and the FA Cup

After a busy weekend of football, Musa and Ryan look back at Barcelona's victory over Atlético Madrid at Camp Nou, Bayern's 5-0 win over Dortmund in Der Klassiker and the FA Cup semi-finals. There's also chat about Everton beating Arsenal, Christine Sinclair closing in on the all-time international goal scoring record and much more. Image by Vladimir Rys.

Podcast 45 — Barça, Bayern and the FA Cup

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.

Podcast 44 — Moise Kean is not to blame

Podcast 43 — Oh, Hugo

Musa, Michael and Ryan reflect on Hugo Lloris' error handing Liverpool a last minute win over Spurs, which saw them return to the top of the Premier League. They also go through the remaining fixtures and make predictions as to who will last the last two spots in the top four, discuss Cardiff's bad luck, more Dortmund drama, Women's Super League and much more.

Podcast 43 — Oh, Hugo

Podcast 42 — Solskjær given the keys

On this bonus podcast, Ryan and Musa react to Ole Gunnar Solskjær being announced as the permanent manager of Manchester United, having signed a three-year deal. They also round-up the Women's Champions League quarter final second legs, with Musa having been in Wolfsburg to witness Lyon progress to yet another semi-final and a dramatic late win for Chelsea in Paris.

Podcast 42 — Solskjær given the keys

Podcast 41 — Germany rediscover their winning touch

On this international edition of the podcast, Musa, Michael and Ryan discuss Germany’s thrilling 3-2 win against a resurgent Netherlands in Amsterdam, and England’s impressive 5-0 win over the Czech Republic at Wembley, and their chances of success at Euro 2020. There's also chat about another important week for women's football, with the news that Barclays will sponsor the FAWSL, Juventus beating Fiorentina in a sold out Allianz Stadium and more. Image by Ryu Voelkel.

Podcast 41 — Germany rediscover their winning touch

Podcast 40 — Majestic Messi, FA Cup and the USWNT Lawsuit

On this week's busy podcast, Musa and Ryan try to put Messi's genius into words, following his incredible hat-trick against Betis (00.01), as well as discussing a historic match at the Wanda Metropolitano and FA Cup quarter final weekend (10.20). Then Ryan talks to Caitlin Murray, football writer and author of The National Team: The Inside Story of The Women Who Changed Soccer, about the gender discrimination lawsuit filed by the US Women’s National Team against US Soccer last week (18.31). There's also Sancho Corner and much, much more (31.40).

Podcast 40 — Majestic Messi, FA Cup and the USWNT Lawsuit

Dortmund's Wild Night in Berlin

Having fallen behind Bayern, Dortmund visited Hertha, hoping a first league win there since 2014 would return them to the top of the Bundesliga. Ryan Hunn reports from an epic encounter at the Olympiastadion.

Dortmund's Wild Night in Berlin

Podcast 39 — Mané's Magic In Munich

On this bonus podcast, Musa and Ryan discuss this week's Champions League ties, including Juventus' stunning comeback against Atlético Madrid, as well as more routine victories for Barcelona and Manchester City. Michael was at the Allianz Arena and joins on the phone to discuss Liverpool's victory over Bayern.

Podcast 39 — Mané's Magic In Munich

Podcast 32 — City, Sarri and the al-Araibi case

Manchester City put six past Chelsea to mount more pressure on Maurizio Sarri. Musa, Michael and Ryan look back on events from the Etihad, and are then joined by James Montague to discuss the case of Bahraini footballer Hakeem al-Araibi, who was freed from jail in Thailand. There’s also chat about the Madrid derby, Sancho against Hoffenheim and more.

Podcast 32 — City, Sarri and the al-Araibi case

Podcast 31 — The Overlooked Tough XI

Musa, Michael and Ryan look back at the weekend’s action, including Dortmund extending their league at the top of the Bundesliga and Manchester City’s win over Arsenal. Then, inspired by our forthcoming interview with Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera, they discuss football’s overlooked tough guys.

Podcast 31 — The Overlooked Tough XI

Endearingly naïve, yet utterly brilliant: Dortmund win feverish Klassiker

There are still the long, dark nights of winter to get through but as far as statement wins go, this was about as big as it gets for Dortmund. Their Klassiker victory marks an important night for Lucien Favre’s side but also a turning point for the Bundesliga, writes Michael Da Silva at the Westfalenstadion.

Endearingly naïve, yet utterly brilliant: Dortmund win feverish Klassiker

Podcast 15 — Real Madrid and Bayern Munich: Why are Europe’s giants struggling?

Bayern Munich go into the international break sixth in the Bundesliga and Real Madrid are on their longest goal drought since 1985. On our latest podcast, Musa, Michael and Ryan discuss their woes and heap praise on the teams that are taking advantage across Europe.

Podcast 15 — Real Madrid and Bayern Munich: Why are Europe’s giants struggling?

Podcast 14 — Turning Points

This week Musa, Michael and Ryan talk about the struggles at Manchester United, Aaron Ramsey’s future amid a changing landscape at Arsenal, and a thrilling weekend in the Bundesliga, where Bayern Munich were displaced at the top after a stunning defeat in Berlin.

Podcast 14 — Turning Points

Podcast 6 — The Beginning

On the first episode of the new season, Musa, Michael and Ryan talk about the opening weekend of the Premier League season, the German Super Cup, Iniesta, Rooney and some of their favourite and least favourite kits.

Podcast 6 — The Beginning