02/21/2019
Pie lies? Champions League action, the Carabao Cup final and Man United vs Liverpool
It’s all happening! On Sunday, Man City and Chelsea face off for the season’s first chance of silverware, Cristiano Ronaldo is getting mugged off in the Champions League, and Liverpool are gearing up to visit Man United at Old Trafford in what could be one of the most crucial games of the season. Wh
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02/18/2019
Dropped pies: Man City crush Newport County’s FA Cup dream, Wolves get what they need and Millwall march on
Newport County, we will miss you. A heroic FA Cup effort against Man City at Rodney Parade ended as it was always going to, but what an effort! It was a cagey weekend in the cup but Millwall gave it the love it deserves, Swansea’s Dan James impressed with his superhuman pace and Ashley Cole returned
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02/14/2019
Delete your account: Man United lose in Europe, Spurs excite and the FA Cup returns
A mixed week for English clubs in Europe so far as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s party suffers its first real setback, in fact the party too such a turn he chucked out Alexis Sanchez and Paul Pogba takes himself home. Spurs, on the other hand, are having such a lovely time that if they’re not careful they
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02/11/2019
Sorryball: Man City gub Chelsea, Liverpool win in style, and Cardiff get a big three points
Hello! We keep ourselves in the studio for close to an hour for the inquest into Chelsea’s awful performance against Man City, also taking the time to run the rule over Spurs’ sneaky title bid and Southampton’s “disaster”.There are also “words of a non-pacifist nature” in The Old Farm Derby, some sp
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02/07/2019
99 reds buffoon: Man City go top, Liverpool chase and Spurs lurk behind
A busy weekend ahead as Man City and Chelsea face each other - and Mike Dean - in the thigh rubber of the weekend, Liverpool fill up on Imodium as Bournemouth visit and there are foxes in the chicken coop as Leicester visit Spurs.We also look back at Jose Mourinho’s latest pratfall with our stacking
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02/04/2019
The Cat Came Back: Sergio Aguero reigns supreme, Wolves impress again, and Michy Batshuayi returns
A football packed show (obviously) as we look back at another difficult top six away trip for Arsenal, which Pep Guardiola decided was exactly the time to see which of his players can function out of position, a feline pitch invader causing everyone to make the same joke about Everton’s running, and
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01/31/2019
Busy kissing: Newcastle beat Man City, Spurs leave it late, and Chelsea implode
Crash, bang, wallop what a title race! Man City and Liverpool drop points, Spurs snatch a win and Chelsea rule themselves out by forgetting how to play football. What a contrast to the previous season. We look back over all of it and still have time to revel in some rare Geordie joy, learn about the
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01/28/2019
Splish Splash: AFC Wimbledon shock West Ham, controversy at Millwall and another win for Man United
Join us in the bath as we look over a fantastic weekend of FA Cup action, featuring a babyfaced post-match assassination, yet another goal for Andros Townsend, and more VAR-inspired bees.There’s also an incongruous appearance from Mr. Socko, a heartwarming display of loyalty towards Nigel Clough and
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01/24/2019
Newca$tle: The FA Cup returns, Gonzalo Higuain arrives and so does Ashley Cole
The FA Cup is back with a thigh rubber between Arsenal and Man United, moneybags Newcastle taking on Watford and a Tony Pulis derby between Middlesbrough and Newport County.We learn about Pete’s morning emotions, discover Jesse Lingard’s dad’s past as a Power Ranger and reminisce about everyone bash
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01/21/2019
Sorry, Mr Moss: Some 4-3s, Arsenal beat flat Chelsea and an FA Cup curse
What a weekend! Liverpool and Crystal Palace give us another classic, Wolves and Leicester serve up a ding dong and Arsenal keep a clean sheet. Away from the Premier League Spygate rolls on and we learn of the intriguing Whyteleafe Curse.If that’s not enough there’s Frank Lampard getting the band ba
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01/17/2019
Battered eyelids: Spygate rolls on, London derbies galore and Liverpool and Crystal Palace lock horns again
We knew that it was only a matter of time before Marcelo Bielsa brought us something interesting and boy has he delivered. We also bring you the intriguing matter of Arsenal vs Chelsea, with a mention of a Sven that isn’t Goran-Eriksson, Abdoulaye Doucoure’s unsubtle negotiating tactics, and the pot
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01/14/2019
There will be moles: Man United pass their big test, Richard Keys tells it like it is and Leeds employ some espionage
Conspiracies, spies, David Gandy… this show has it all. We look back over David de Gea’s magnificent performance in goal for Man United, marvel at one of (one of) the silliest things Richard Keys has ever said and enjoy Shane Long ending his goal drought as Ralph Hasenhüttl continues to show that he
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01/10/2019
Mous D: Carabao Cup action, a test for Man United and a big moment for Fulham
Man City gubbing Burton Albion; respectful or not? We debate this hot topic because we’re not afraid of tackling the big issues. While we’re at it we give Mousa Dembele a speculative MOT and discuss another one of your frankly mad suggestions to change the FA Cup. As well as this we worry about the
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01/07/2019
Crock of WhatsApp: FA Cupsets from Newport, Oldham, Pompey and more!
What a wonderful weekend of FA Cup action, with Premier League teams slouching to defeat across the land. We look back on Newport’s heroics, a furious Claudio Ranieri, a raging Neil Warnock and some most unFulhamish behaviour in the form of some projectile gloves.There’s also some suggested rule cha
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01/03/2019
Rickie Lampard amalgamate: Can Warlock make magic happen, the FA Cup 3rd round and holidays for Man United
It’s the FA Cup Third Round! One of our favourite weekends of the season, featuring potential Mellon slices for Spurs, players with normal jobs being patronised and, surely, some FA Cup magic from Neil Warlock himself. We also look back at a fine example of the homemade banner, learn of Man United’s
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01/01/2019
Ramble Meets...Neil Etheridge
At 28 years old, Neil Etheridge has established himself as an important part of Neil Warnock’s Cardiff side, but it hasn’t always been plain sailing.After all, the current Cardiff City and Philippines goalkeeper’s story is not one that we’ve come to expect from a Premier League player. Speaking to M
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12/31/2018
Pogmanay: Liverpool rout Arsenal, Man United are back (again) and Wolves blunt Spurs
Happy New Year! What a way to close out the year as Liverpool look the real deal, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Paul Pogba bring the fun back to Old Trafford, and Neil Warlock gets three points and a big grin. We also hear about Pete’s new year plans, some not unreasonably pedantic correspondence and our
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12/28/2018
Trouser hook machines: Liverpool go clear, Man City show they’re human, Spurs march on
We’re back, full of Christmas cheer, mountains of food and opinions on the lashings upon lashings of festive football that have happened since we last recorded a show. Can Jurgen Klopp be measured enough to sustain a title challenge? Can Spurs keep up their form and push for the title? Does Pep Guar
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12/24/2018
12RofC - The Celebration
It’s chriiiiiiiiistmas! What better way to celebrate than to celebrate the celebration itself! Be it the pure unbridled joy of someone who can’t handle what’s happening, to a well executed, choreographed routine, there’s a lot to enjoy throughout this wonderful game, and enjoy it we do. Thanks for l
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12/23/2018
12RofC - The Club Stalwart
Ah, the club stalwart. From one club men to might-as-well-be-one-club-men, football is all the better for having those who dedicate their best years to the clubs they adore.We’ve got your Class of ’92, your Italian legends, your mercurial Southampton legend and so much more. We’re podcast stalwarts
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12/22/2018
12RofC - The Hammering
Football isn’t a high scoring game, except when it is, on those brilliant occasions when one team give another an absolute pasting, a panelling… a hammering. We look back over some of the most notable shellackings we’ve witnessed as football fans, from big teams dishing it out to each other, from th
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12/21/2018
12RofC - The Hardman
Football wouldn’t be the same without some of the more robust players we’ve seen over the years. From Graeme Souness’ full blooded approach to the game, to the modern player’s evolution into a discreet saboteur, we’re on top of it all.Features high tackles, red mist and many chinnings. This show is
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12/20/2018
Fear and Loathing at The Lowry: Jose Mourinho is out, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is in, and Spurs get revenge
Jose Mourinho, sacked after things have gone awry in his third season in charge. Who could possibly have seen such a seismic event coming? It’s such a monumental occurrence that even Jim’s having a sing. Away from Ole Trafford we (Pete) ask(s) “Do wolves live in burrows?” as we assess the chances of
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12/20/2018
12RofC - The Video Game
The world of football gaming is a massive one and we’ve been reminiscing about some of our favourites from the past and the present. Is Pete in his element? Oh yes. Could you punch people on early versions of FIFA? Sort of. Was Kevin Keegan mugged off in the German version of his own game? Of course
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