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The truth about Arne Slot and Tottenham
Jim and Simon discuss Arne Slot's move from Feyenoord to Tottenham falling through as Simon once again clashes with the Spurs fans who lay all the blame at Daniel Levy's door. And, they react to Gareth Southgate's comments on Ivan Toney's ban for gambling breaches.
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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!
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.