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Ivan Toney diagnosed with a gambling addiction
Jim White, Simon Jordan and Stuart Pearce came to air just as the written reasons for Ivan Toney's eight-month football ban were published by the FA. The guys gave their reaction to the revelations, as well as looking back on yet another Chelsea defeat.
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Will the promoted trio survive?49:41Jim White, Simon Jordan and Martin O'Neill looked back at the weekend's action, starting in North London. Has the gap between the two sides decreased once again? Meanwhile, the three teams promoted from the Championship last season currently occupy the bottom three places in the top-flight table. Will any of them make it out? Plus, the boys were joined in studio by IBF flyweight champion, Sunny Edwards, and his latest opponent, Jesse "Bam" Rodriguez, ahead of their showdown this year.
Up Front With Simon Jordan: John Barnes59:17This is Up Front with Simon Jordan. A new show brought to you by William Hill that pulls no punches and tells it EXACTLY like it is.This week we are joined by John Barnes, a footballing icon of the 80s and 90s who remains one of the most electric players to ever grace these shores. Now an author and commentator on issues of race and class in modern Britain, John joins the show for an explosive interview that leaves no stone unturned.Why are there so few black managers in the football league? Simon & John put all the facts on the table in the search for a definitive answer.This is Up Front, brought to you by William Hill. 18+ please gamble responsibly.WARNING: This episode contains explicit content!
The battle for North London40:53Jim White, Simon Jordan and Martin Keown looked ahead to a big weekend in the Premier League with the North London derby set to turn heads this Sunday. Martin gives his take on who should start in goal for the Gunners, whilst the Spurs representation came in the form of former Tottenham midfielder Sandro joining the guys in studio. Plus, 20 years on from the Battle of Old Trafford, has Martin forgiven Ruud van Nistelrooy...?
Man United "a basket case of problems"42:04Jim White & Simon Jordan spoke about Man United's defeat to Bayern Munich. How long does it have to keep getting worse before it gets better? Ole Gunnar Solskjaer speaks out for the first time since his sacking in 2021, they examine his comments. Conor Benn returns to the ring this weekend in Orlando, Florida. How Should boxing view this latest development? They speak to Super middleweight Champion Carl Froch. Also, Deontay Wilder’s trainer Malik Scott & CBS host and boxing broadcaster Kate Abdo are live in the studio.
Can Man City become European royalty?35:38Jim White, Simon Jordan and Danny Murphy spoke about Newcastle's draw in Milan, was it a positive or negative result? They asked if Manchester City can become European royalty and match the iconography of Liverpool and Man United. Billy Gilmour speaks about life at Brighton, as the seagulls begin their first-ever Europa League campaign this week. Plus Heavyweight Boxer Joe Joyce joins the show ahead of his fight on Saturday night against Zhilei Zhang which is live on talkSPORT
Newcastle back in the big time27:31Jim White & Simon Jordan spoke about the three promoted sides struggling to adapt to life in the Premier League. They preview AC Milan v Newcastle in the Champions League with The Magpies co-owner and director Jamie Reuben on the show. Top Boxing Promoter Frank Warren joined them live in the studio for the build-up to the rematch between Joe Joyce and Zhilei Zhang live on talkSPORT Saturday Night.
Heckingbottom rant rips into referees38:50Jim 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?
Up Front With Simon Jordan: Sir AP McCoy54:28This is Up Front with Simon Jordan. A new show brought to you by William Hill that pulls no punches and tells it EXACTLY like it is.The term ‘GOAT’ is thrown around in the media but this week we are joined by a man who is undoubtedly the greatest of all time in his chosen discipline, Sir AP McCoy.The winner of 4,358 races, AP joins the show to diagnose the mindset of a serial winner. There are certain characteristics that people like Michael Jordan, Serena Williams and Cristiano Ronaldo all share. They are willing to sacrifice everything in the pursuit of victory. But what causes a man to get back on the horse only 8 weeks after breaking his back? Simon delves into the mind of the 20 time champion jockey on this week’s Up Front.WARNING: This episode contains explicit content!
'Out of the frying pan and into the fire' for Everton?49:50Jim White, Martin Keown and Karl Robinson were on hand to offer their opinions on all of today's breaking stories. Are the Everton fans pleased at having got their way with Farhad Moshiri selling the club? Has Harry Maguire been unfairly scapegoated? And, is there any way back for Jadon Sancho at Manchester United? Plus, lead singer of Texas, Sharleen Spiteri, pops by to chat all things Arsenal.