Outspoken with White & Jordan
Peterborough owner speaks out on Ivan Toney's ban
Sam Matterface, sat in for Jim White today, was joined by Simon Jordan and the current Peterborough owner, Darragh MacAnthony.
Following an attack on Anthony Taylor and his family by fans in Rome's airport, the guys discussed whether Jose Mourinho should now apologise to the referee for inciting the hatred. Plus, with his former player, Ivan Toney, being banned form football for eight months, Darragh MacAnthony wanted to have his say on the punishment, leading to an intriguing debate around rehabilitation and contrition.
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Have the Glazers won the day?34:47Jim White & Simon Jordan spoke about Pochettino’s Chelsea after their 2nd win on the bounce. Can they still make the top 4? Liverpool have now formally requested the PGMOL hand over the VAR audio. Is this really what they meant by “escalation?” Times Radio Business Correspondent Dominic O’Connell gives his take on Jim Ratcliffe’s seeking to buy a minority stake in Manchester United. Have the Glazers won the day? Plus one in four parents who attend their child’s sports club or activity have seen or experienced inappropriate behaviour. They spoke to Michelle North - Head Of The Child Protection In Sport Unit at the NSPCC.
VAR-cical scenes at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium45:06Jim White, Simon Jordan and Stuart Pearce were on hand to reflect on the best of this weekend's action. After PGMOL admitted the decision to disallow Luis Diaz's goal in nine-man Liverpool's 2-1 loss to Tottenham Hotspur was "a significant human error", is it the beginning of the end for the technology in the game? Meanwhile, it was time up for Michael Beale at Rangers, so who's next in the hot seat at Ibrox? Plus, Wolves boss Gary O'Neil speaks to the show, after masterminding his side to victory over Champions, Manchester City.
Up Front With Simon Jordan: Johnny Nelson43:29This 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 Johnny Nelson, this country’s longest ever cruiserweight world champion who experienced years of self-doubt, ridicule and hardships before reaching the summit. Years of tutelage turned under the late, great Brendan Ingle took him from a scared kid in a man’s body to a British boxing great. Now a mainstay of Sky Sport’s boxing coverage Johnny joins the show to discuss his unique career whilst discussing the future of boxing.18+ please gamble responsiblyWARNING: This episode contains explicit content!
Martin Keown vs Paolo Di Canio & Gary Neville & Jamie Carragher40:41Jim White, Simon Jordan and Martin Keown began by reflecting on Sheffield Wednesday owner Dejphon Chansiri's stunning statement this morning, suggesting he will not put any more money into the Championship club due to the treatment of him by fans. The guys then look at the success of Tottenham ahead of their showdown vs Liverpool, before looking back in time, 25 years ago, when Paolo Di Canio and Martin Kewon came to blows, leading to one of English football's biggest bans. Martin also decided to air some grievances with Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher, regarding their treatment of Arsenal and goalkeeper, Aaron Ramsdale.
Man City don't like it up 'em41:37Jim White & Simon Jordan spoke about Newcastle kicking Man City out of the league cup. They look at FIFA’s new agent regulations and ask have the agents had it too good for too long. They are joined by Ian Byrne, Labour MP for Liverpool West Derby after he urges the FA to call for Alexsander Ceferin to consider his position as UEFA President due to mounting concerns about alleged cronyism and safety deficiencies following the 2022 Champions League final in Paris. Plus they are joined in the studio by CEO of Boxxer Ben Shalom and build up to Caroline Dubois’ return to the ring live on talkSPORT this Saturday night against Magali Rodriguez
What's the point of Crystal Palace?36:44Jim White, Simon Jordan & Danny Murphy asked what is the point of Crystal Palace after they rested players in the league cup. Do pundits and former players have a responsibility to protect referees? Has absence made the heart grow fonder when it comes to Ivan Toney? Can he turn title contenders into champions? Plus they are joined by General Secretary of the British Boxing Board of Control Robert Smith, who responds to allegations of racism and discrimination.
Ten Hag v Sancho34:38Jim White & Simon Jordan spoke about the PFA offering help to Man United in a bid to resolve the dispute between Erik Ten Hag & Jadon Sancho. Do pundits and former players have a responsibility to protect referees? They speak to the founder of Ref Support UK Martin Cassidy, after former England midfielder Jermaine Jesus apologised for name-calling a referee online. Plus the British Boxing Board of Control are facing accusations of racism and discrimination from two of their former referees and flyweight boxer Ruqsana Begum. Sports reporter Jordan Jarret-Bryan joins them to discuss the situation.
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!