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Champions League Review

Jim White, Simon Jordan and Danny Murphy discuss the Champions League Semi Finals. What would it mean for Harry Kane to win it? And Is Carlo Ancelotti often overlooked in the greatest ever manager debates? Also, they look at the latest refereeing issues and VAR stadium announcements.

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  • Is Southgate’s Time Up? Klopp For England? Will It Ever Come Home?

    39:31
    Jim White, Simon Jordan and Alex Crook reflect on England’s agonising Euro ’24 Final defeat to Spain and Gareth Southgate’s future as manager of the Three Lions. 
  • Up Front With Simon Jordan: Jermain Defoe

    53:42
    On today’s episode, we are joined by one of the most clinical finishers to ever grace the Premier League.Tottenham favourite Jermain Defoe is one of the top 10 goal scorers in Premier League history and has represented England 57 times, featuring and scoring in major tournaments, before crowning his illustrious career by helping Rangers to bring the Scottish title back to Ibrox for the first time in a decade.Jermain sits down with Simon to talk about his England career and give his honest opinion on the current England squad, focusing on their performances at the Euros and the criticism they’ve faced. He also opens up about his special relationship with young Sunderland fan Bradley Lowery before discussing his future in the game.Despite his illustrious career and his experience as a coach in the Tottenham academy, Jermain has struggled to enter the world of management, experiencing resistance and rejection along the way. He joins the show to discuss his future prospects and the difficult journey black former players experience when swapping the pitch for the dugout.Join Simon for this insightful conversation with Jermain Defoe.Subscribe for future episodes.Warning: This episode may contain strong language.18+ please gamble responsibly.
  • Euro 2024 Final preview

    36:52
    Jim White and Alex Crook were live from the Berlin fan park to look ahead to England's date with destiny on Sunday. Arsenal Invincible, Martin Keown, discussed England's tactical approach to the game before football broadcaster, Semra Hunter, gave the view from the opposition. Plus, talkSPORT commentator, Sam Matterface, helped debate whether Gareth Southgate should get to decide his own future as national team manager.
  • Trusting the Process

    36:36
    Live from Düsseldorf, Jim White and Simon Jordan look back on England’s win over the Netherlands. Do England fans owe Gareth Southgate an apology? Dutchman and Australia Assistant Coach Rene Meulensteen joins the show for all the discussions. Plus, they talk tactics for how to beat Spain.
  • Euro 2024 Insights: France’s Fall, England’s Rise and the Dutch Challenge

    45:58
    Live from Düsseldorf, Jim White and Simon Jordan are joined by Emmanuel Petit to discuss what went wrong for France. Has a new star been born in Lamine Yamal? They also explore what could happen next for Gareth Southgate if England wins the Euros. Additionally, Dutch journalist Marcel Van Der Kraan provides insight on the Netherlands.
  • Southgate's Success: A Double-Edged Sword

    44:11
    Live from Düsseldorf, Jim White, Simon Jordan and Stuart Pearce discuss whether Gareth Southgate has become the biggest victim of his own success. Former England midfielder Carlton Palmer reflects on the infamous 1993 clash against the Netherlands. They also talk about Harry Kane’s form. Additionally, they are joined by boxing promoter Frank Warren to discuss how Daniel Dubois is preparing for his fight with Anthony Joshua in September.
  • England Two Games From Football Immortality

    41:05
    Jim White, Simon Jordan and Alex Crook preview England’s Euro semi-final with the Netherlands on Wednesday as well as the media criticism of Gareth Southgate. 
  • Up Front With Simon Jordan: Theo Walcott

    01:01:10
    On today’s episode, we are joined by a former Arsenal favourite who is 1 of only 8 players to score over 100 goals for the club.Theo Walcott shot to fame at 16 when he signed for Arsenal in 2006, and his profile soared further when he was called up for England for the 2006 World Cup six months later. Upon his signing, he was widely tipped for greatness with comparisons to Thierry Henry. To go along with the goals, Theo won multiple FA Cups during his time in North London, whether that number is 2 or 3 is a point of debate in this very conversation.Theo joins Simon in Frankfurt, Germany to discuss his career, from his rapid rise in professional football to his time at Arsenal and England. He shares what it was like to play under Arsene Wenger in a transitional period in the club's history. Theo also provides insights on Mikel Arteta, highlighting the traits he saw in him as a player that have contributed to his success as a manager, while also touching on the current England squad and their chances at EURO 2024.Subscribe for future episodes.Warning: this episode contains language that some people may find offensive.18+ please gamble responsibly.#upfront #walcott #euro2024
  • England face a Swiss showdown

    39:57
    Jim White and Alex Crook were live from Düsseldorf to look ahead to England's quarter-final clash vs Switzerland tomorrow night. They were joined by former England and Liverpool midfielder, Danny Murphy, who gave his take on the tournament so far and the Three Lions' chances this weekend. Elsewhere - Sebastian Kneissl, former footballer turned broadcaster, gave an insight into Germany's challenge against Spain, as well as his time at Chelsea as a player.