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Heckingbottom rant rips into referees
Jim White, Simon Jordan and Martin O'Neill dissected the weekend's action. What are Everton getting in 777? Can ten Hag be trusted to solve Man Utd's issues? Will mid-game goalkeeper subs soon be the norm? And, is Paul Heckingbottom right about Premier League referees?
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Up Front With Simon Jordan: Mike Dean01:10:39This is Up Front with Simon Jordan. A show brought to you by William Hill that pulls no punches and tells it EXACTLY like it is.Mike Dean is arguably the most recognisable Premier League referee there has ever been. The first to brandish 100 red cards, he is known for his eccentric approach, no look yellow cards, exaggerated step overs and banter with the players, there’s simply never been another match official like him.Mike joins the show to gives his most honest and open interview to date, discussing his 23-year-long refereeing career, his struggles with VAR, relationships with Premier League managers and much more.Expect brutal honesty, frank admissions and insight into why the new directives have been introduced at the start of the new season.Subscribe for future episodes and head to / @upfrontwithsimonjordan for full video episodes. 18+ please gamble responsibly.Warning: this episode contains language that some people may find offensive.This is Up Front, brought to you by William Hill. 18+ please gamble responsibly.
Are Aston Villa title contenders?39:49Jim White, Simon Jordan and Martin Keown looked back at last night's Premier League action as Spurs let slip another lead, this time at home to West Ham, and Everton climbed out of the relegation zone with a win against Newcastle. Meanwhile, Aston Villa host Arsenal tomorrow evening. What would a win for Emery's side do for their title hopes?
Is it time up for Steve Cooper?40:00Jim White & Simon Jordan discuss Aston Villa and ask if something special is brewing under Unai Emery. Is Steve Cooper's time in the Nottingham Forest dugout coming to a close or have we seen this story before? Boos as Crystal Palace lose at home to Bournemouth...but is Hodgson right, have the Palace faithful been spoilt in recent times? And are journalists wrong to poke the bear when it comes to Jurgen Klopp and 12.30 kick-offs?
Arsenal's Title Credentials28:18Jim White, Simon Jordan & Danny Murphy discuss Arsenal's title credentials after their last-gasp winner at Luton. Why doesn’t the old adage ‘competition for places’ apply to Arsenal's goalkeepers? Man United ban 4 journalists from their press conferences. Are they trying to regain control of the narrative or is it an attack on the free press? Man City have drawn their last 3 games conceding 10, have they become complacent?
Prince Abdullah on Chris Wilder41:55Jim White & Simon Jordan discuss the new Premier League TV deal worth 6.7 Billion pounds. Sheffield United owner Prince Abdullah is a guest on the show after the sacking of Paul Heckingbottom and the reappointment of Chris Wilder. Kieron Dyer is a studio guest discussing his career and overcoming serious health issues.
Graeme Souness is back!37:40Jim White and Simon Jordan were joined, once again, by Rangers, Liverpool and Scotland legend, Graeme Souness, who makes his welcome return to the show every fortnight until the end of the season. On the agenda today was Paul Heckingbottom's future at Sheffield United, Marcus Rashford's body language, and a draw between Man City and Tottenham at the Etihad, including Graeme reigniting his feud with a certain Jack Grealish...
Up Front With Simon Jordan: Troy Deeney01:00:06This is Up Front with Simon Jordan. A show brought to you by William Hill that pulls no punches and tells it EXACTLY like it is.Troy Deeney is a goalscorer and a leader known for his forthright honesty, making him almost unique amongst footballers today.No player has ever followed the path that Troy took. From bricklayer to the Premier League. From prison to an FA Cup final. Troy joins the show to discuss his unique career whilst offering an exclusive insight into what’s next…18+ please gamble responsibly.Warning: this episode contains language that some people may find offensive.
Violent scenes at Villa Park41:59Jim White was joined by Martin Keown and Stuart Pearce and began by looking back at the trouble outside Villa Park last night, as West Midlands Police had to contend with violent Legia Warsaw fans, who were eventually barred from entering the stadium. Meanwhile, there's the small matter of Newcastle vs Man Utd live on talkSPORT tomorrow night. Who will come out on top in that one? Plus, Stuart goes on a trip down memory lane, with some great stories about the one and only Brian Clough, as well as his own personal struggles after Italia '90.
Man United 3 Galatasaray 3 Review39:56Jim White & Simon Jordan discuss Man United’s performance against Galatasaray with a focus on goalkeeper Andre Onana. Can Football argue to be a game that is “open for everyone“ when homophobic chanting continues in grounds? Stuart Matthews - Founder and Chair of Proud Seagulls is a guest. Plus they talk Boxing with WBO Cruiserweight Champion Chris Billam-Smith in the studio.