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The Best of Ramble Uncut

Been wondering what you’re missing out on over on the Football Ramble Patreon? Well, here’s a taste…


Every single Wednesday, we serve up our Friends of the Ramble with ‘Ramble Uncut’ – an extended edition of the show where we let you in behind the curtain for our unfiltered ramblings about football, life, and Alan Pardew’s presumably sickening taste in interior design.


Today, you’ll hear some of our favourite moments so far this season - from Pete’s latest baffling investment, to the time Andy was chased by a horse off the pitch at Plough Lane, and (drum roll, please) our updated takes on the Premier League’s hardest manager.


For more, head to patreon.com/footballramble! You’ll get weekly editions of Ramble Uncut and ad-free shows from the Ramble, On The Continent AND Upfront for just $5 per month. Don’t miss it!


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  • Ramble Reacts: Arsenal’s last gasp defeat

    30:11
    It was unfortunately business as usual for Arsenal on their return to the Champions League knockouts, after their last-minute loss to Porto. But, what did you expect from Pepe n’ co?Marcus and Jim recap a timid performance from the Gunners and wonder how far they’ll go in Europe this season. Plus, Liverpool knock Luton Town into next week and Barcelona go hunting for a mole - reports are it’s not a literal oneFollow us on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.Sign up to the Football Ramble Patreon for ad-free shows for just $5 per month: patreon.com/footballramble.***Please take the time to rate us on Spotify. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!***
  • David Raya’s big hands

    55:34
    Believe it or not there was some Premier League action last night, even if Jim did have to take the train to France to watch it on TV. Today, Luke and Jim are joined by Pete who’s in the chair to do a 6/10 job of hosting the Ramble (his own words).The Ramblers discuss Michael Beale using burner accounts on Twitter (currently known as X), Luke reveals he saw Steve Parish and Oliver Glasner having a romantic day out, and they link Jason Statham with the Assistant Manager position at Crystal Palace.Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.Sign up to the Football Ramble Patreon for ad-free shows for just $5 per month: patreon.com/footballramble.***Please take the time to rate us on Spotify. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!***
  • Ramble Reacts: Palace hold on and Roy bows out

    33:43
    For perhaps the final time, Roy Hodgson leaves the managerial arena. And what more fitting tribute to his career than being mentioned in the same breath as Steve Bruce hustling for the South Korea job, eh?Pete and Andy react to a night at Goodison Park that was somehow both open and cagey as Everton and Crystal Palace split the points! Elsewhere, Andy reveals why Oliver Glasner could get Palace challenging for Europe in the long-term and they discuss whether Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s finishing will ever catch up with his looks again. Plus, there really are more horrendous managerial links than you can shake a stick at – including Bayern Munich sniffing around for Ole Gunnar Solksjaer. That’s right, Ole Gunnar Bloody Solskjaer. Join us!Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.Sign up to the Football Ramble Patreon for ad-free shows for just $5 per month: patreon.com/footballramble.***Please take the time to rate us on Spotify. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!***
  • Sammy Lee’s Trebors

    53:38
    Did Harry Styles eat some Trebor Mints extracted from Sammy Lee’s arsehole, will Ross Barkley be made the sheriff of Luton, and is it a good idea for footballers to get their shins lengthened? Pete, Jim and Luke are on hand to answer those burning questions and much more after another Premier League weekend! Plus, Phil Neville’s dream date, Mark Clattenburg pops up very unexpectedly, and Pete forgets one of the most famous people in the world. Join us!Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.Sign up to the Football Ramble Patreon for ad-free shows for just $5 per month: patreon.com/footballramble.***Please take the time to rate us on Spotify. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!***
  • Mailbag: Is there still a place for firefighter managers in the Premier League?

    30:15
    With Roy Hodgson’s time at Crystal Palace seemingly drawing to a close, is this the end for the traditional firefighter manager? Marcus, Jim and Andy debate that on today’s Mailbag.Elsewhere, Andy explains why Franck Ribéry is the most unique footballer he’s seen, Marcus compares Arjen Robben to John Wick and Jim suggests what he would buy Kevin Keegan for his birthday.Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.Sign up to the Football Ramble Patreon for ad-free shows for just $5 per month: patreon.com/footballramble.***Please take the time to rate us on Spotify. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!***
  • The Preview Show: MBellingham

    54:47
    Marcus, Jim, Andy and Pete are back in the Ramble ring! But it’s a sad day, really. Jürgen Klinsmann has been sacked by South Korea! Insert crying emoji on Zoom.As well as waving farewell to Klinsmann, we react to news that Kylian Mbappé is finally - FINALLY - bidding farewell to PSG and heading straight to Newcastle after watching Dan Burn up close. Plus, the latest on Roy Hodgson and Crystal Palace and the latest on Wayne Rooney, who has reached a common crossroads in his career. Stick with football management, or beat up a YouTuber half my age? It’s the eternal question. Come join us for all that and more!Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.Sign up to the Football Ramble Patreon for ad-free shows for just $5 per month: patreon.com/footballramble.***Please take the time to rate us on Spotify. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!***
  • You give yellow cards a bad name

    46:41
    Things most of us predicted last night: a dominant Man City win. Things only Nigel Clough predicted last night: Mansfield Town beating Harrogate Town 9-2. And guess what? Harrogate didn't get a single yellow card.Marcus, Luke, Jim and Andy are fuming! They also debate whether we would let Elon Musk buy the Ramble and decide that Jim and Jude Bellingham should play in midfield together at the Euros. IT'S COMING HOME!Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.Sign up to the Football Ramble Patreon for ad-free shows for just $5 per month: patreon.com/footballramble.***Please take the time to rate us on Spotify. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!***
  • Ramble Reacts: Chelsea win it late

    35:10
    It’s all going wrong for Crystal Palace, should they employ Andy Brassell as gaffer until the end of the season? Luke and Andy are here to discuss why Palace may need an interim solution to their managerial dilemma.In the meantime, Luke explains why Palace could have been more positive in the game itself and the lads react to Petr Čech explaining why he would have obviously saved Jefferson Lerma’s goal. Oh… Andy also thinks Čech should take up building Lego. Listen to find out more! Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.Sign up to the Football Ramble Patreon for ad-free shows for just $5 per month: patreon.com/footballramble.***Please take the time to rate us on Spotify. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!***
  • A skulleted fiend

    56:59
    Ivory Coast won AFCON! Managerless, thrashed by Equatorial Guinea earlier in the tournament, and with Sebastien Haller grabbing the winner after overcoming cancer barely 12 months ago, last night really was one of the great ‘that’s what football do to ya’ moments! What we want to know is… does the manager they sacked after the group stages still get a place on the victory bus?Marcus, Luke and Pete discuss the weekend’s two big continental cup finals and – unfortunately for West Ham fans – plenty of Prem action, too. Luke “inadvertently” starts a debate with some Hammers, Pete launches his bid to be new dictator of the United Kingdom, and we discover that Ivan Toney has a new Captain Tom tattoo. Plus, Joel Glazer finds a new role at Manchester United as a ‘filthy magician’…Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube, and email us here: show@footballramble.com.Sign up to the Football Ramble Patreon for ad-free shows for just $5 per month: patreon.com/footballramble.***Please take the time to rate us on Spotify. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!***