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Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Tim Stillman discuss England’s win over a fuming Cameroon side, the Under-21s’ early exit, Copa América and the Africa Cup of Nations. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
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To the astonishment of all involved, the long-awaited and frequently doubted Crouchfest actually comes to fruition, and in ways no-one could ever imagine. Join almost 3,000 happy pod listeners as Crouchy, Tom and Chris put on a show at a sold-out O2 in London that makes the Samrat Christmas...
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Mark Chapman and Ian Wright are reunited as they react to the news that Rafa Benitez will leave Newcastle United when his contract expires on Sunday. Wrighty also talks about was the possibility of Frank Lampard becoming the new Chelsea manager. Then we hear from Caroline Barker, Rachel...
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Iain Macintosh, Julien Laurens and Carl Anka ask what next for Newcastle now that Rafa Benitez is leaving Toon. Plus: Neymar wants out of PSG; polka dot; and updates from the Copa America Africa Cup of Nations
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Sir Curtly Ambrose and Robin Smith explain the arts of both bowling fast, and facing pace. Curtly tells us that it’s all about building up a reputation, whilst Robin says that it helps to imagine a line half way down the pitch. Plus Ebony Rainford Brent joins us in place of Tuffers to speak...
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With the Tour of Switzerland finishing at the weekend all eyes are now on the Tour de France, which starts in Brussels a week on Saturday. The Colombian prodigy Egan Bernal beat Rohan Dennis in Switzerland, but was his performance sufficiently convincing to make him the favourite for a Tour that...
Crouchy tells us what it takes to convert a spot-kick under intense pressure, the time he stole one from Gerrard as well as discussing alternatives to shootouts with Chris and Tom
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The guys talk a suspect mountain biker bear chase, teenager shark attack, adrenaline strength, movies that changed their lives, The Lion King, Toy Story 4, overall's fashion, Bella Thorne, female celebs with hairy armpits, OJ Simpson's Twitter posts, TSA attack, Brendan's nightmare flight...
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Jennie Gow and the team reflect on a dominant win in France for Lewis Hamilton. But don’t you dare tell him it was easy….
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Another chance to listen to some of our favourite moments from the pod so far this year.
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Eoin Morgan joins the pod on the eve of England and Australia at Lord's. We ask if England will stick to their guns after the Sri Lanka defeat, look ahead to some of the tournament's most impressive fast bowlers going to head-to-head, and hear from Paul Farbrace on how to get David Warner...
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A room filled with some heroes - Dan Hanzus, Chris Wesseling and Gregg Rosenthal bring you the latest news around the NFL including Aaron Rodgers not having as much control with the Packers (10:24), Cam Newton being denied in a plane seat swap (15:26) and Carrie Underwood being sued for her...
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‘Quickly Kevin, will he score?’ : The Pre-Season Training Camp (Episode Ep.7: Players)   Here at 'Quickly Kevin...' towers we're currently gearing up for the release of QK Series 5 by getting match fit with a batch of pre-season episodes we're tentatively calling "THINGS FROM THE 90's WE CAN'T...
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On this week's show has misfortune for James sparked our transfer bid for Kieran Tierney? We chat about the Celtic left-back, what kind of a signing he might be, and also discuss which of Sead Kolasinac or Nacho Monreal might leave if we do sign him. We touch on AC Milan's interest in Lucas...
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Welcome back to another episode fished out of The Football Ramble archives! This time around: the torrid tales of Gigi Becali reach a dramatic end, Sven putting his name forward for every single management job and a Breakfast XI. Plus, there’s entries into the Dean Windass Hall of Fame for...
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Brendan recaps Artem Lobov's win over Paulie Malignaggi, Korean Zombie's first round KO of Renato Moicano and talks Rafael Lovato Jr's win over Gegard Mousasi, BKFC winning the weekend's events and why more MMA fans than boxing fans watched, rumors Anthony Joshua was KO'd during sparring prior to...
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Caroline Barker and Emma Saunders reflect on a dramatic day at the World Cup as England and France make it through to the quarter-finals. Caroline is joined by former US goalkeeper Hope Solo, former England goalkeeper Rachel Brown-Finnis and former England striker Dion Dublin to assess...
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Michael Vaughan says England turned up at Lord's this morning with the look of a side who thought they could lose the game. Is the pressure of tournament cricket and the favourites tag really beginning to tell on Eoin Morgan's side? He says not, but that confidence needs to be re-built. India...
Find out why elite male footballers wear 'sports bras' and all about the strangest pre-season tasks as Peter Crouch tells us what it takes to be at the top of the game.
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Greg James, Felix White and Jimmy Anderson are live (sort of) on the radio for another edition of Tailenders, including a ‘General Cricketing Sadness’ 20 years in the making, Banner Update and a unique Mattchin Report.
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Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Paolo Bandini and Flo Lloyd-Hughes discuss the latest Women’s World Cup drama, VAR’s increasing prominence, Copa América and a Totti meltdown. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod
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This week the lads are joined by ex- Ipswich, Sunderland, ​and Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Tommy Miller. Talking about his career across the football league including his running with Roy Kean and Palo Di Canio.
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Peter Crouch has got some exciting news, and there's an update on Crouch Fest.
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With Liverpool still yet to strengthen in the transfer market and with Alberto Moreno and Daniel Sturridge sized holes to fill in the squad, can Liverpool afford to remain calm in a quiet market? Joining Neil Atkinson to discuss what Liverpool might do and why they've yet to do anything of note,...
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Peter Crouch takes us inside the dressing room for the most intense fifteen minutes of a match day. Chris and Tom discover the running battle between kitmen and linesmen, players' toilet etiquette at half time and also learn about the art of 'snapping it off'.
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After a fifth defeat in seven matches South Africa become only the second side to be eliminated from the World Cup. We ask why they've been so sub-par. Predictably Pakistan bring their A-game in a backs-to-the-wall scenario, but do they have enough to mount a late assault on the semis? We hear...
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What goes on in a dressing room full of millionaire footballers? Peter Crouch tells Tom Fordyce and Chris Stark tales of which team-mate to avoid following into the toilet and why the kitman is the most important man at a football club.
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Jennie Gow and the team reflect on a dominant win in France for Lewis Hamilton. But don’t you dare tell him it was easy….
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Peter Crouch tells us what it’s like to be a player on the move on deadline day, arguments with chairmen and disagreements with managers. Plus, how players try and get one over on TV reporters and journalists.
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Peter, Chris and Tom discuss everything on tele; box-sets, pundits and when analysis goes wrong. Crouchy also reveals what happened on his punditry debut in India, his love for Match of the Day and his deep distrust of anything robotic.
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Peter tells us what it's like on your first day at training with Steven Gerrard at Liverpool. Following that nerve wracking experience, you'll discover why Crouchy is a soup connoisseur plus what goes on in the manager's office.
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Nothing is off limits in this episode all about big European trips and matches. Crouchy reveals what it's like to play in a Champions League final while Chris and Tom discover a revelation about footballers and their pants. Plus, why Rafael Benitez was stationed in a Spanish pit lane and you'll...
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What happens on a night out with David Beckham, hours after making your England debut? Peter Crouch reveals all and tells us how Sven tried to sooth himself after games. Find out how his international career came to an end and why ‘Michelle from the FA’ plays such an important role.
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Andrew Maclean and Hugh Keevins take your calls...
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From breaking up riots in Africa to troublesome trips in Turkey, Peter Crouch tells us what it’s like for a footballer on a coach. He reveals how they’ve changed over the years and which managers run the tightest ships.
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Ariel Helwani's MMA Show starts off with bantamweight Marlon Vera, who explains what he must do to get mentioned with the top names in MMA (6:38). Next, "Meatball" Molly McCann describes her experiences from Greenville inside and outside of the ring (19:55). After that, former UFC lightweight...
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Having recently podded in Crouchy’s house and a rather soulless local hotel, Peter, Tom and Chris relocate to the pub and immediately feel much better. The identity of the Premier League players notorious for buttering up referees is uncovered, Crouchy reveals whether he would “take contact” to...
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Peter Crouch takes us behind the velvet rope and into the VIP booth as he reveals what it's really like to go out drinking with a professional footballer. There's tales of a young Crouch venturing on his first nights out and his best advice when it comes to sweet talking a doorman, dressed as a...
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From crazy formations to bizarre instructions from a manager, Peter Crouch takes us inside the baffling world of tactics. He tells Chris Stark and Tom Fordyce what Rafael Benitez, Tony Pulis and Harry Redknapp are like on the training ground and the scariest player Crouch has ever come up against.
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Never mind the World Cup win in 1998 - Julien Laurens joins Michael Cox to talk about the team that won the Euros two years later
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Peter Crouch celebrates the start of Series Two by inviting Tom and Chris to his house, aka the Croucho Club. It has unusually big doors and sofas, and Tom and Chris feel very small. We hear extraordinary tales of a £50,000 garden slide, midnight games of volleyball lit by car headlights and...
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From Dev to Cut Throat Pete, Dion Dublin to Miss Chang – nothing is off limits on this special episode at the local curry house. Be prepared for the strangest night of the year.
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Find out what really happens on a Premier League substitutes’ bench with Peter, Tom and Chris. We hear why getting benched is similar to getting dumped, the games that substitutes play while the match is going on and why being on the bench isn’t as glamorous as you might think. Crouchy also...
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Peter Crouch tells us what it’s like when you’re a footballer facing a stadium full of abusing fans plus, how one bad chant can affect a player. There’s stories about Michael Duberry and Graeme Souness and Crouchy tells us what’s it like when Old Trafford boos you in your first few appearances...
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Peter, Chris and Tom marvel at the greatest overhead kicks they’ve ever seen. Bale, Zlatan, Ronaldo and Trevor Sinclair all get a mention as Crouchy tries to explain how you do it, and what it feels like to score one on the biggest stage.
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As Sir Alex Ferguson urges Manchester United to appoint Steve Walsh in a consultancy role to help with the club's structural changes, former United defender Danny Higginbotham assesses whether executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward should heed the advice of the legendary manager (3:00). Having...
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We can't bring our usual pod, but we can discuss more refs in public and Crouchella...
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Footballers tend to have a lot of spare time and a lot of cash, so why do they get it so wrong so often? Crouch talks everything from haircuts and strange endorsements to a suit fitting with David Beckham. We’ll re-live some of his own questionable fashion choices and learn all about those...
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With the start of free agency right around the corner, everyone is wondering where some of the league’s biggest stars will end up (3:55). Plus: Draft additions make a handful of young teams (hint: one of the teams has Zion Williamson on it) instantly exciting to watch (34:06). Host: John...
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As a taller man it's fair to say Crouch has had his struggles with football kits. We'll discover what strips he loved as a youngster and what really goes on at a club kit launch. There's plenty of chat about shocking kits from past and present and how important squad numbers are to a modern...
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