The Big Interview with Graham Hunter
Will injuries to Kounde and Araujo derail Barca? #ESPNweekly
HolaIt's not been a good international break for Barcelona so far, with the loss of Jules Kounde and Ronald Araujo to injury.Two Champions League matches and the Clasico await - can Barca bounce back? Or will it wreck their season?Enjoy this audio version of my latest column for ESPN FC. G
'Athletic Club can get fourth and they will NEVER change their identity' - Q & A (part 2)
Here comes Ansu Fati's pathway to Qatar, the four clubs trying to break into the elite group of Spain's top division and which players can still gatecrash their national team's plans for the World Cup. It's Graham and Pete with part two of our monthly Q&A show.
'Players must speak out more on racism - they have huge power' Q&A Part One
HolaIt's part one of this month's Q&A with me and Pete Jenson taking your questions on - racism in Spanish football, Sevilla under Lopetegui, Getafe's (and ex-Man City) Turkish forward Enes Unal and why there should be a documentary on Joaquin!EnjoyG
Danny Murphy: 'If You've Got A Ninety Per Cent Pass Rate, You're A Coward'
In part two of my interview with the superbly engaging Danny Murphy, we hear more about his relationship with the late former Liverpool manager Gérard Houllier, who guided the Reds to a famous cup treble.We hear about Fulham’s incredible run to the 2010 Europa League Final under Roy Hodgson.Also: amazing insights into analysing tactics and why midfielders who don’t take risks are just cowards.Subscribe to The Big Interview YouTube channel
Simeone: Atleti's Emperor with No Clothes #ESPNweekly
Hola!This week's EPSN column focuses on the fallout from the weekend's Mardrid derbi. in which Real Madrid beat Atleti 2-1. I consider the parlous state of Atleti and Simeone's future, plus the racist abuse of Vinicius Jnr. EnjoyG
Danny Murphy: 'I Had One Ambition – To Play For Liverpool at Anfield'
Danny Murphy is one of television’s finest analysts, not entirely surprising for a man who played the beautiful game with such intelligence, vision and skill.In part one of our conversation, Danny describes being taken to Anfield as a child and declaring to his father that one day he would grace the famous Liverpool jersey. He was as good as his promise.After a glittering spell, the classy midfielder joined Charlton. It was ‘horrible’ being at Anfield again in an opposition jersey, although his last visit there as a player, with Fulham, was therapeutic, especially when the Kop sang his name.Subscribe to The Big Interview YouTube channel
Classic Big Interview: Emile Heskey
Here’s another chance to hear my interview with Emile Heskey from season five.The title of Emile’s autobiography ‘Even Heskey Scored’ was a good-humoured swipe at the widespread fallacy that he wasn’t a prolific striker.There’s great insight into why Leicester City’s players would run through walls for Martin O’Neill.Emile’s big move to Liverpool required a major adaptation; he loved it and the Kop loved him, but eventually he wanted out of the Anfield pressure cooker.Also: being a serial cup winner, how Steve Claridge was the worst trainer ever, and how the Golden Generation thrashed Germany.
Vinicius jnr: The Fast and the Furious #ESPNweekly
HolaSelf-control is part of greatness. At 22, Vinicius jnr stands at a crossroads. Will he use his fury as fuel?This is my latest column for ESPNFC.EnjoyG
Liam Henderson: 'The only thing I want is to play in the same team as my wee brother'
When I asked Liam Henderson who the best opponent he has faced in Serie A is he didn’t miss a beat: Roma’s Lorenzo Pellegrini.Also in part two, fascinating stuff about how you can’t sell a dummy to an Italian, Liam’s dream of playing for Steve Clarke’s Scotland and how his relentless practicing of corner-kicks set up Hibs’ historic Scottish Cup triumph of 2016.Subscribe to The Big Interview YouTube channel