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Episode Date
Chelsea End Man City's Quadruple Dreams
The FC crew discuss Chelsea's 1-0 victory over Manchester City which sent the blues into the FA Cup final for the 2nd season in a row. Plus, the guys break down West Ham's loss to Newcastle, Hansi Flick's immanent departure from Bayern Munich and Barcelona's thrilling 4-0 victory in the Copa del Rey final.
Apr 17, 2021
Should Kane Leave Spurs?
The FC crew discuss Tottenham's draw with Everton and wonder if the time has come for Harry Kane to leave in order to win trophies. Plus, the boys discuss Paul Pogba's comments about his former manager Jose Mourinho, preview Chelsea's chances to spoil Man City's quest for a Quadruple in the FA Cup and wonder if Bayern Munich will walk to a title after Leipzig's draw.
Apr 16, 2021
Europa League a Must Win for Man United?
The Europa League semi-finals are set and the FC crew break down why Manchester United must win that trophy in order to consider their season a success. Plus, Manchester City's chances at winning the quadruple are evaluated, and the group give their favorites to advance in the UCL semi-finals.
Apr 15, 2021
Caught Offside: Bonus podcast - UCL and CCL recap
It's a BONUS edition of Caught Offside as the boys look back on a couple really compelling days of soccer in the UEFA Champions League. Plus, so far so good for MLS in the CCL and might Tottenham need to find a new paint sponsorship partner?
Apr 15, 2021
Gab and Juls: What Separates Neymar from the Very Best
Gab Marcotti is joined by Stewart Robson to discuss Liverpool's elimination from the Champions League and the declining performance of their front three. Meanwhile, regular co-host Julien Laurens dials in to discuss Paris Saint-Germain's victory against Bayern Munich and examine what separates Neymar from the very best.
Apr 15, 2021
Man City Break UCL Jinx
The FC crew react to Pep Guardiola and Man City finally breaking their UCL jinx by defeating Borussia Dortmund to reach the semi-finals. Plus, Liverpool fail to find their typical comeback heroics against a rigid Real Madrid defense, and the group look ahead to the UCL semi-final match ups and debate who should be favored to go through.
Apr 14, 2021
Serie Awesome: Is Antonio Conte Underappreciated?
Matteo Bonetti is joined by Nicky Bandini & Mina Rzouki to debate Antonio Conte’s lasting legacy in Serie A and whether he is undervalued as a manager. They then discuss the future of Cristiano Ronaldo at Juventus, after he threw his jersey on the ground at full-time against Genoa. Plus, the group have their say on Zlatan Ibrahimovic remaining at AC Milan and the latest on the Serie A relegation battle.
Apr 14, 2021
PSG's Revenge
The FC crew react to PSG knocking out the defending UCL Champions, Bayern Munich, after two thrilling ties between the French and German giants. Plus, Chelsea cruise past Porto and into the UCL semifinals, and the guys predict whether Liverpool and Dortmund have any chance at coming back against Real Madrid and Man City in their respective ties.
Apr 13, 2021
Caught Offside: Blankety Blank
On this week's pod, the boys recap El Clasico and the weekend that was in the Premier League. Plus, it's MLS season preview time! Jeff Carlisle joins to share his thoughts as well.
Apr 13, 2021
It's a Contact Sport!
The FC crew take a look at this weekend's most controversial calls including Edinson Cavani's disallowed goal against Tottenham and West Brom's offsides goal vs Southampton. Plus, the guys preview this week's Champions League action and argue if both Bayern Munich and Liverpool can turn their ties around in the second leg.
Apr 12, 2021
Gab and Juls: Messi’s Last El Clasico?
Sid Lowe joins Mark Ogden and Julien Laurens to discuss Real Madrid’s 2-1 win over Barcelona and if this is the last time we see Lionel Messi play in El Clasico. Plus, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Manchester United get the better of Jose Mourinho's Tottenham in an impressive 3-1 away victory.
Apr 12, 2021
Mourinho Moans Over Spurs Loss
The FC crew react to another blown lead in the 2nd-half for Tottenham this season, this time to a lively Man United, leaving Jose Mourinho's men all-but-out of the race for the top-4. Plus, the La Liga title race opens up even more thanks to Atletico Madrid continuing their freefall, and Juventus hang on to grab another crucial victory.
Apr 11, 2021
Real Madrid Claim Crucial Clasico Win
The FC crew discuss Real Madrid's dramatic El Clasico victory and how how the La Liga title is truly a three team race to the finish. Plus, Man City and Bayern Munich stumble ahead of their crucial Champions League clashes, Chelsea and Liverpool make their cases for a top 4 spot in England and PSG continue to chase the Lille.
Apr 10, 2021
A Colossal El Clasico
The FC crew dive into one of the most critical El Clasico matchups in recent years and predict who they think will come away with the win. Plus, the Premier League weekend is previewed with some matches with massive top-4 implications, and Bayern Munich's coaching future continues to cause controversy.
Apr 09, 2021
A Champions League Romance
The FC crew discuss Arsenal's late collapse against Slavia Prague in the Europa League and question whether Mikel Arteta should be feeling more pressure. Plus, is Liverpool's midfield still better than Real Madrid's despite their defeat in the 1st leg? And Shaka reveals his latest power rankings.
Apr 09, 2021
Serie Awesome: Top Four Race Tightens Up
Matteo Bonetti is joined by Nicky Bandini & Mina Rzouki to discuss Juventus’ crucial win over fellow top-four hopefuls Napoli and debate whether Andrea Pirlo will be in charge next season. The guys also breakdown Inter’s victory against Sassuolo and give their final predictions for the Serie A top four.
Apr 08, 2021
Gab and Juls: Another Mbappe Masterclass
Derek Rae joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to praise Kylian Mbappe's performance in PSG's 3-2 win over Bayern Munich. Plus, they discuss the rest of the Champions League action, Atletico Madrid’s title chances after Luis Suarez's injury and automated offside technology.
Apr 08, 2021
Mbappe Powers PSG Past Bayern
The FC crew discuss Kylian Mbappe's magical performance that helped push PSG past Bayern in the 1st leg. Plus, Chelsea withstand the pressure from Porto thanks to two goals from England internationals, and Juventus grab a crucial 3 points in their quest to finish top four.
Apr 07, 2021
Liverpool's Misery in Madrid
The FC crew discuss Real Madrid's comprehensive win over Liverpool and if Jurgen Klopp's side has any chance of coming back in the second leg. Plus, do Manchester City have any reason to worry after a 2-1 win against Borussia Dortmund?
Apr 06, 2021
Caught Offside: Calm or Chaos?
On this week's pod, we put several clubs under the microscope to try and determine if they're in a state of calm or chaos. Plus, we honor the masters of the own goal and try to think of great soccer teams who have gotten Gonzaga'd.
Apr 06, 2021
Dembele Rescues Barcelona
The FC crew discuss Ousmane Dembele's late winner for which pushed Barcelona to within one point of league leading Atletico Madrid. Plus, the guys preview tomorrow's UCL ties and argue if West Ham can sustain their success and finish in the top 4 at the end of the season.
Apr 06, 2021
Gab and Juls: Does Pochettino have a Neymar problem?
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss PSG’s defeat to Lille and ask what Neymar was thinking after he got sent off. Liverpool dismantle Arsenal but will Trent Alexander-Arnold feature in England’s Euro 2020 squad? Plus, which English side will secure 4th place & why did Toby Alderweireld miss Tottenham's 2-2 draw at Newcastle?
Apr 05, 2021
Mourinho's Tottenham Blow Another Lead
The FC crew discuss Jose Mourinho's comments after Tottenham blow another lead in their 2-2 draw at Newcastle and who has the edge in the race to finish top 4 in the Premier League. Plus, are Atletico Madrid still favorites to win La Liga?
Apr 04, 2021
Liverpool Launch Back Into Top 4 Race
The FC crew break down a busy day of fixtures across Europe, including a dominant Liverpool performance over Arsenal while Chelsea capitulate against West Brom at home. Meanwhile, Bayern Munich solidify their odds for the Bundesliga title, PSG's title hopes take a hit, and Real Madrid keep the pressure on their rivals.
Apr 03, 2021
When will Haaland leave Dortmund?
The FC crew discuss Erling Haaland's potential transfer destinations as the star striker begins looking at new clubs. Plus, with the return of club football the boys preview a potentially title-deciding match between Leipzig and Bayern Munich and wonder if Liverpool have enough to regain form against Arsenal.
Apr 02, 2021
The Conversation with Luther Blissett
Shaka Hislop and Alexis Nunes speak with former Watford forward Luther Blissett about dealing with racial abuse as a footballer, his experience playing in Italy with AC Milan, and the impact of players taking a knee before games begin.
Apr 02, 2021
Real Madrid's UCL Chances Without Ramos
The FC crew dissect Real Madrid's chances at advancing past Liverpool in the quarterfinals of the Champions League after news breaks that Sergio Ramos will be out injured for the match-up. Plus, Erling Haaland's reps are seen in Spain, hinting that teen phenom might be eyeing a move to either Barcelona or Madrid. And the boys pick their Premier League teams of the season.
Apr 01, 2021
Gab and Juls: Can Bayern win without Lewandowski?
Jan Aage Fjortoft joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Germany’s shock defeat against North Macedonia and the impact Robert Lewandowski’s injury will have on the end of Bayern Munich’s season. Plus, they talk John Stones’ redemption and ask what advice Arrigo Sacchi was able to provide to Pep Guardiola. 
Apr 01, 2021
Germany's New Löw
The FC crew react to Germany's stunning home loss to North Macedonia in their World Cup Qualfier and ask what Germany need to do to turn their national team in the right direction. Plus, England avoid a scare against Poland, France, Italy and Spain win despite some hiccups, and weighing whether Paul Pogba should return to Juventus this summer.
Mar 31, 2021
Serie Awesome: Is Pirlo to blame for Juventus’ poor season?
Matteo Bonetti is joined by Mina Rzouki and Nicky Bandini to discuss Inter Milan’s new club crest, preview the Turin derby & ask where Sergio Aguero could fit in Serie A?  
Mar 31, 2021
Bayern Lose Lewandowski
The FC crew discuss the news that Robert Lewandowski will miss the next four weeks with a knee injury and what that means for Bayern Munich's Bundesliga and Champions League title defenses. Plus, they look back on Sergio Aguero's legacy at Manchester City and remember that memorable goal to clinch their first Premier League title.
Mar 30, 2021
Caught Offside: Humble Island
On this week's pod, the boys examine what went wrong of the US-Under 23's in their failure to qualify for the Olympics and whether or not it matters. Plus, a look at the Senior team's 2 wins and JJ laments the sorry state of Irish football.
Mar 30, 2021
End of an Agüera
The FC crew discuss Manchester City's announcement that Sergio Aguero will leave the club this summer when his contract expires. Plus, the guys discuss Harry Kane's future with Tottenham, Liverpool's pursuit of Ibrahima Konate and Shaka gives out a special EURO 2020 edition of his power rankings.
Mar 29, 2021
Gab and Juls: Is A Quadruple Possible For Manchester City?
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by former Manchester City defender Nedum Onuoha to analyze the progression Manchester City have made over the last 12 years both on and off the pitch. The guys also debate whether VAR should have been available following Portugal’s 2-2 draw against Serbia, ask whether Harry Kane’s future will be at Spurs and question whether Erling Haaland is worth 180 million Euros.
Mar 29, 2021
Ronaldo's Rage Go Too Far?
The FC crew analyze Ronaldo's antics at the end of Portugal's controversial match against Serbia and also question why the Portuguese start is still taking his team's free kicks despite his terrible conversion record. Also, the team debates whether Harry Kane should take his talents away from Tottenham this summer in order to win trophies. Plus, Europe's best cruise in their World Cup qualifiers.
Mar 28, 2021
Ronaldo Robbed Of Game-Winner
The FC crew discuss the wild and dramatic ending between Serbia and Portugal, which saw a late Ronaldo shot controversially cleared off the line, prompting the guys to question why there's no VAR for these WC qualifiers. Plus, Norway fall flat to Turkey, and the team predicts if a Haaland and Mbappe team-up is in the future.
Mar 28, 2021
Dortmund Double Down on Haaland
The FC crew discuss Borussia Dortmund raising the transfer fee on Erling Haaland for this summer and analyze which teams might be able to still reach his high price. Plus, the guys are a little miffed by Man United reportedly extending Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's contract, and question how tough it wil be for Juventus to secure a top 4 spot in Serie A.
Mar 26, 2021
The Conversation with Jobi McAnuff
Shaka Hislop and Alexis Nunes speak with Jobi McAnuff, Leyton Orient player-manager and Jamaica international, about being one of the few Black managers in England and why Black players are overlooked for prominent positions within football.
Mar 26, 2021
Germany Get Mojo Back
The FC crew discuss Germany finally getting their mojo back in an international competition with their 3-0 win over Iceland. Plus, Spain's young side can't grab the three points against Greece, and England's EURO 2020 squad selcetion predicament becomes ever more difficult for manager Gareth Southgate.
Mar 26, 2021
Gab and Juls: Covid-19's transfer market impact
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by football adviser Kia Joorabchian to discuss the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on global football transfers. They also move on to the biggest stories from the World Cup qualifiers, including a surprise draw for France and a disaster for the Netherlands against Turkey. All that and more on the Gab and Juls show!
Mar 25, 2021
Holland's De Boer Debacle
Th FC crew break down the opening matches of the European World Cup Qualifiers, including the Netherlands' stunning defeat to Turkey in Istanbul. Plus, Belgium showcase the strength of their squad against Wales, and Portugal and France get out of the qualifier gates with sluggish starts. Meanwhile, Erling Haaland is criticized for still being an "unfinished product."
Mar 25, 2021
Serie Awesome: Juventus' Top 4 Hopes Under Threat
Mark Donaldson is joined by Nicky Bandini & Mina Rzouki to discuss Juventus’ shock loss to Benevento and debate whether they are officially out of the title race. The group then take a look at AC Milan’s win over Fiorentina and ask whether they can catch their rivals Inter at the top of the table. Plus, Napoli keep the top four race alive, Allegri wants a return to management and Lukaku commits the ultimate culinary crime for Italians.
Mar 24, 2021
Caught Offside: International Break... Annnnnnnd breathe
On this week's pod, the boys clear their minds from the frenetic club seasons and breathe in the fresh air of an international break. We look ahead to two USMNT friendlies, speak with Jan Aage Fjortoft about a possible Norway boycott and give some props to Sam Mewis!
Mar 24, 2021
Bale's Tottenham Training Ground
The FC crew react to Gareth Bale's comments that he returned to Tottenham to improve his match fitness ahead of EURO 2020. David Beckham says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is doing an "incredible job" at Manchester United, but is it true? Plus, Jan Aage Fjortoft provides his top 5 strikers in the world right now.
Mar 23, 2021
The 50 Best Women’s Players in World Football
Sebastian Salazar, Julie Foudy and Kathleen McNamee break down ESPN FC's list of the 50 best women’s soccer players in the world. Plus, the #1 player in the world gives her thoughts on winning the award.
Mar 23, 2021
Do Man United Need to Win Trophies?
The FC crew break down Ole Gunnar Solskjær's comments on if Man United need to win trophies to show progress. Plus, the guys discuss Erling Haaland's postmatch reaction after another disappointing draw for Borussia Dortmund and debate if Robert Lewandowski can break Gerd Müller's Bundesliga goal record.
Mar 22, 2021
Gab and Juls: Man United Miss Out on Another Trophy
Don Hutchison joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Manchester United’s loss to Leicester City in the FA Cup quarterfinals, Bruno Fernandes' form, and Donny van de Beek's playing time. Plus, are vintage Barcelona back after their impressive 6-1 win over Real Sociedad?
Mar 22, 2021
Man United Outfoxed in FA Cup Disaster
The FC crew discuss Man United's FA Cup elimination to Leicester City and Chelsea's chances of winning the Champions League after they remain unbeaten under Thomas Tuchel. Atletico Madrid remain top of La Liga after a dramatic win over Alaves but can Barcelona catch them after another impressive performance? Plus, Tottenham and Arsenal turn around their recent fortunes on the pitch.
Mar 22, 2021
What's Wrong with Juventus?
Alessandro Del Piero & Jurgen Klinsmann discuss Juventus, Italian teams struggling in the UEFA Champions League, and everything else Serie A in the Roma-Napoli pregame show.
Mar 21, 2021
Brilliant Bayern Bad for Bundesliga?
The FC crew discuss Bayern Munich's impressive 4-0 win over Stuttgart despite falling to 10 men early in the first half; while Haaland's two goals can only help Dortmund settle for a point against Cologne. Manchester City do just enough to defeat Everton in the FA Cup to keep their quadruple hopes alive. Plus, Karim Benzema continues to carry Real Madrid in the La Liga title race.
Mar 20, 2021
UCL quarterfinals are set
The FC crew discuss the Champions League quarterfinals draw that sees a rematch from last years final as PSG and Bayern face off. Meanwhile, Manchester City look to keep rolling against Dortmund, Real Madrid seem to be favorites over Liverpool and Thomas Tuchel hopes Chelsea continue their unbeaten run against Porto. Plus, the boys preview a full weekend of FA Cup action.
Mar 19, 2021
Spurs Crash Out of Europe
The FC crew discuss Tottenham's shock 3-0 defeat to Dinamo Zagreb as Spurs crash out of the Europa League. Plus, the guys discuss Manchester United's victory over AC Milan, Gareth Southgate's decision to drop Trent Alexander-Arnold and Shaka's latest power rankings.
Mar 19, 2021
Serie Awesome: Is the Scudetto race over?
Matteo Bonetti, Nicky Bandini & Mina Rzouki discuss the disappointing Champions League exits for Atalanta and Lazio and wonder if Cristiano Ronaldo's future is in doubt at Juventus despite his hat-trick effort against Cagliari. Plus, AC Milan could miss out on the top four after a defeat to Napoli, Roma’s get a shock loss to Parma and Inter take care of business against Torino.
Mar 18, 2021
Gab and Juls: Chelsea’s Tuchel transformation continues
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by former Chelsea and France defender Frank Leboeuf to discuss Chelsea’s win over Atletico Madrid and how Thomas Tuchel revitalised the Blues. Plus, Real Madrid’s win over Atalanta as well as many other top stories from around the football world.
Mar 18, 2021
Chelsea Continue UCL Chase
The FC crew break down Chelsea's dominant performance over a lackluster Atletico Madrid, which gets the Blues through to the UCL quarterfinals. Plus, a debate as to which of the remaining UCL teams should be considered favorites to win it all, and Manchester United's crucial 2nd leg against AC Milan in the Europa League is previewed.
Mar 18, 2021
Caught Offside: Receipts
On this week's pod, the boys discuss Yunus Musah committing his future to the US Men, JJ honors St. Patrick's Day with his top 3 Ireland goals from the last 20 years and Andrew breaks down the NLD.
Mar 17, 2021
How Far Can Madrid Go In UCL?
The FC crew break down a clinical performance from Karim Benzema and Real Madrid and question how far Los Blancos can go in the UCL. Plus, Pep Guardiola has Manchester City fans beginning to dream of a quadruple, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic un-retires from International football and returns to play for Sweden.
Mar 17, 2021
Can Barcelona Win La Liga?
The FC crew discuss whether or not Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann can help Barcelona overcome Atletico Madrid in La Liga, Eden Hazard's future with Real Madrid after his latest injury and a possible return to Real for Cristiano Ronaldo. Plus, what are Liverpool's expectations in the Premier League after their win over Wolves?
Mar 16, 2021
Gab and Juls: Glory for Arsenal & Disaster for Spurs
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Arsenal’s 2-1 win over Tottenham in the North London Derby. They also analyze the current situation at Manchester United and ask if the appointment of a Director of Football will lead to better results on the pitch. Plus, what's in store for Cristiano Ronaldo’s future?
Mar 15, 2021
Arsenal Take North London Derby Honors
The FC crew discuss Arsenal's comprehensive North London Derby victory over Tottenham as Jose Mourinho's side fails to make up ground in the top-4 race. Manchester United continue to find ways to win after a Craig Dawson own goal against West Ham. In Italy, AC Milan hit another stumbling block while Inter Milan and Juventus take care of business -- but is Cristiano Ronaldo's time in Italy coming to an end? Plus, how much should RB Leipzig and PSG worry after dropping points in their respective title races.
Mar 15, 2021
Can Tuchel Find Chelsea's Best XI?
The ESPN FC crew discuss Chelsea's scoreless draw with Leeds United and wonder when Thomas Tuchel will settle on the right combination of players for Chelsea's attack. Plus, Atletico Madrid drop points opening the door for Real Madrid and Barcelona to cause a title race in Spain. And in Germany, Thomas Muller showcases his good form for Bayern Munich and make the boys wonder if he belongs back on the German national team.
Mar 14, 2021
What's Gone Wrong for Pulisic?
The FC crew preview this weekend's North London Derby between Spurs and Arsenal, but debate how much significance should surround the match-up. Plus, Christian Pulisic's lack of playing time under Thomas Tuchel begins to look concerning. And this weekend's major Bundesliga and Serie A matches are previewed.
Mar 12, 2021
The Conversation with Lianne Sanderson
Lianne Sanderson joins Alexis Nunes and Shaka Hislop to discuss her experiences with racism and sexism both as a player and TV analyst. Sanderson opens up about how England and the United States address racism, and why athletes in the U.S. are more likely to stand for change.
Mar 12, 2021
VAR Aides Man United Once More
The FC crew debate a controversial VAR decision that took back an early goal for Milan in their tight matchup against Man United. Plus, Arsenal and Spurs showcase their fine form in their respective UEL matches ahead of their hotly anticipated North London Derby this weekend. And who should be blamed for Juventus' poor wall setup that let Porto advance in the UCL?
Mar 12, 2021
Gab and Juls: Mbappe & Haaland officially the new Messi & Ronaldo?
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Juventus’ incredible Champions League loss and what this means for Cristiano Ronaldo. They also take a look at Barcelona’s Champions League exit and discuss the tactics used by PSG boss Mauricio Pochettino. Plus, have Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi officially passed the GOAT torch on to Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland?
Mar 11, 2021
Messi's UCL Misery Continues
The FC crew discuss Barcelona's exit from the Champions League, alongside some controversial VAR calls, despite a solid performance from the Catalan club. Plus, Liverpool find some of their old form in an impressive display that knocks Leipzig out of the competition, and Manchester City roll 5 past a leaky Southampton back line.
Mar 11, 2021
Serie Awesome: Can Ronaldo be Blamed for Juventus' UCL Exit?
Kay Murray is joined by Matteo Bonetti, Nicky Bandini & Mina Rzouki to discuss Juventus’ shock exit from the Champions League. The guys debate whether Cristiano Ronaldo can be blamed for the result and if Andrea Pirlo deserves to be sacked after Juventus were knocked out in the UCL Round of 16 yet again. The group also breakdown the two wins for the Milan clubs at the weekend and give their predictions for the final top four and relegation hit teams come the end of the season.
Mar 10, 2021
Ronaldo, Pirlo Fail to Deliver for Juventus
The FC crew discuss what went wrong and who's to blame for Juventus' shock Champions League elimination to Porto. Erling Haaland secures a spot in the quarterfinals for Borussia Dortmund. Plus, can Barcelona mount another comeback against PSG?
Mar 10, 2021
Caught Offside: Staring into the abyss
On this week's pod, the boys compare to Gabriel Jesus to Leroy Jenkins and Christian Pulisic to Andrew's cousin. Plus, we dive into Barca's regime change, Bayern's comeback and JJ's sadness.
Mar 09, 2021
Havertz Shines at Last
The FC crew break down Chelsea's 2-0 victory over Everton and debate if Kai Havertz can keep up his form after an impressive performance. Plus, the guys recap Inter's victory over Atalanta, preview tomorrow's Champions League 2nd legs and break down some questionable hand ball decisions from the weekend.
Mar 09, 2021
Gab and Juls: Lewandowski Bests Haaland
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Jan Aage Fjortoft to break down Bayern Munich's thrilling comeback win over Borussia Dortmund -- highlighted by Robert Lewandowski showing Erling Haaland he's still top dog in the Bundesliga. Plus, how did Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Man United end Man City’s 21-game winning streak?
Mar 08, 2021
Manchester United Snap City's Streak
The FC crew react to Manchester United's victory over Manchester City and break down how Ole Gunnar Solskjær continues to out maneuver Pep Guardiola. Plus, Liverpool fall to Fulham for a 6th straight loss at home for the champions and Benzema saves a point for Real Madrid in the Madrid derby.
Mar 08, 2021
Star Strikers Power Der Klassiker
The FC crew discuss a thrilling Bayern Munich comeback against Borussia Dortmund in Der Klassiker, where Robert Lewandowski out-paced Erling Haaland on the scoresheet. Plus, Alessandro Del Piero joins the show for the first time! He discusses Juventus' impressive performance where Ronaldo started on the bench and what it means for Juve's title hopes.
Mar 07, 2021
Can Man United Bounce Back?
The FC crew preview the Manchester derby and question if Man United have what it takes to cause problems for Man City. Plus, Archie Rhind-Tutt looks at the biggest clash in Germany this weekend as Dortmund try to knock Bayern Munich from the top of the table for the first time in months.
Mar 06, 2021
Liverpool's Mountain to Climb
The FC crew discuss Liverpool's chances of finishing in the top 4 after losing to a Chelsea side that's unbeaten in their last 11 matches. And with Inter Milan pulling away in Serie A, where does talisman Romelu Lukaku rank among the best strikers in Europe?
Mar 05, 2021
Serie Awesome: Should Pirlo Be Blamed for Juve's Inconsistency?
Kay Murray is joined by Matteo Bonetti, Nicky Bandini & Mina Rzouki to discuss all things Serie A. The crew start by discussing Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s controversial comments involving LeBron James and Milan’s thrilling win over Roma. They then dissect Juventus’ draw with Hellas Verona and their 3-0 win against Spezia, along with the news of Weston McKennie signing permanently with Juve. Plus, Inter continue to impress, Napoli’s crazy 3-3 draw with Sassuolo and the latest coaching change in Serie A.
Mar 04, 2021
Gab and Juls: Barcelona in Chaos! Or Are They?
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Sid Lowe as Barcelona put an eventful week both on and off the pitch behind them with a thrilling win over Sevilla in the Copa Del Rey. The guys then break down what the future of Barcelona might look like, before getting stuck in to another drab Man United performance. Plus, all the biggest stories from around the world of football in quick hits.
Mar 04, 2021
Barcelona Turning a Corner?
The FC crew discuss Barcelona's dramatic semifinal win over Sevilla to send them to the Copa del Rey final. Manchester United stumble to their third-straight scoreless draw. Plus, Leicester City and AC Milan worry about their chances to finish top 4 in their respective leagues?
Mar 04, 2021
Sensational Sancho Sends Dortmund to Semis
The FC crew discuss Borussia Dortmund's German Cup win over Borussia M'gladbach as Jadon Sancho continues his excellent start to 2021. Plus, Manchester City extend their win streak to 21 games in all competitions with a win over Wolves and Cristiano Ronaldo nets his 20th Serie A goal of the season in a Juventus win.
Mar 02, 2021
Caught Offside: Feeling all alone
On this week's pod, the boys wonder if there's a lonelier feeling than the one Lee Mason was feeling over the weekend. Plus, we make our pitch for a TV series on the last decade at Barcelona and JJ revisits his interview with Pele.
Mar 02, 2021
Man United's "Big Six" Problem
The FC crew discuss Luke Shaw and Ole Gunnar Solskjær's post-match comments about the controversial handball in Manchester United's match against Chelsea. Plus, the guys break down the Red Devils' brutal record against Top 6 opponents, Real Madrid's draw with Real Sociedad and preview Barcelona's clash with Sevilla in the Copa del Rey.
Mar 02, 2021
Gab and Juls: Why is Zlatan Criticizing LeBron James?
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss AC Milan’s excellent 2-1 win away at Roma in Serie A alongside Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s controversial remarks involving LeBron James. They also analyze Arsenal’s solid performance in their away win at Leicester and ask if the Gunners have finally turned a corner. Finally, they touch on a lackluster match between Chelsea and Manchester United, and Gareth Bale’s resurgence at Spurs.
Mar 01, 2021
Another "Big 6" Stalemate
The FC crew discuss another scoreless draw for Manchester United against a "Big 6" rival but a controversial penalty no-call has Solskjaer and his players questioning referees' decision-making. Gareth Bale's brace gives Tottenham a boost but is it enough to push them into the top 4? Plus, they react to Zlatan Ibrahimovic's comments that LeBron James should stay out of politics.
Mar 01, 2021
Late Leipzig Victory Heats up Title Race
The FC crew break down Leipzig's 3-2 come from behind win over Gladbach and discuss how the victory could impact the Bundesliga title race. Plus, the guys recap Barcelona's 2-0 win over Sevilla, Juventus dropping more points in Serie A and Man City's historic win streak continues.
Feb 28, 2021
Who Needs the Europa League Title Most?
The FC crew preview Manchester United's trip to Stamford Bridge and discuss the implications the result will have on the top 4 race. Plus, the guys look ahead to this weekend's Bundesliga action, debate Angelino's comments about Pep Guardiola and review the impact Jordan Henderson's absence will have on Liverpool's season.
Feb 27, 2021
The Conversation with Leon Mann
Leon Mann, former Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure's agent, joins Shaka and Alexis to discuss racism in football and the importance of today’s athletes to be a vehicle for social change -- highlighting Marcus Rashford and Raheem Sterling's efforts in the fight against racism. As co-founder of The Football Black List, he also explains the significance of bringing attention to individuals from the black community who have influenced the world of football off the pitch.
Feb 26, 2021
Arsenal's Best Saka Player?
The FC crew discuss Arsenal's dramatic win over Benfica to advance to the Europa League round of 32 while Leicester City were dumped out of the competition by Slavia Prague. Is Joao Felix wasting his talent at Atletico Madrid? Plus, the debate over Atalanta's red card against Real Madrid continues.
Feb 26, 2021
Gab and Juls: Madrid's Mixed Week in the Champions League
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Alex Kirkland to break down a contrasting week for the Madrid rivals. Atleti suffered a 1-0 defeat as Thomas Tuchel remains unbeaten as Chelsea boss, before Real got the better of 10-man Atalanta. Plus, the two UCL favorites continue to dominate as Manchester City’s incredible run reaches 19 consecutive wins and Bayern Munich makes light work of Lazio.
Feb 25, 2021
Red Card Relief for Real Madrid
The FC crew have a proper debate over the red card controversy that helped propel Real Madrid to a narrow victory over Atalanta. Plus Manchester City cruise past Monchengladbach, and Neil Lennon steps down as Celtic manager.
Feb 25, 2021
Serie Awesome: Inter Triumph in the Battle for Milan
Kay Murray is joined by Matteo Bonetti, Nicky Bandini & Mina Rzouki to discuss Inter’s derby win over Milan, which saw them move four points clear at the top of Serie A. The guys then debate whether Juventus are still in the race for the title after their 3-0 victory against Crotone. Plus, the group breakdown why Atalanta’s Luis Muriel hardly starts, the latest on Napoli’s injury crisis and Cagliari’s recent sacking of Eusebio Di Francesco.
Feb 24, 2021
Chelsea Flying High
The FC crew react to the day's UCL match-ups, which saw Thomas Tuchel's Chelsea come out on top of Atletico Madrid thanks to an outrageous overhead kick from Olivier Giroud. Plus, Bayern Munich put in a fine tuned performance against Lazio that helped shake off the rust of recent performances.
Feb 23, 2021
Caught Offside: the top 4 race tightens
On this week's pod, the boys explain why Everton's celebrations were more than justified and we go "In The Club" with West Ham. Plus, is there anything more embarrassing than being subbed off after having been subbed on?
Feb 23, 2021
UCL Trouble for Chelsea?
The FC crew preview this week's juicy UCL fixtures, including Chelsea taking a trip to Atletico and Real Madrid having injury woes ahead of their match-up against Atalanta. Plus, a debate over whether Liverpool's Top-4 odds are under threat, and more VAR controversy in the Premier League.
Feb 23, 2021
Gab & Juls: Inter & Everton Win Big on Derby Weekend
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Mark Ogden to get stuck into an action-packed weekend of football, where Inter beat Milan to take control of Serie A and Everton finally break their barren Anfield run with a win over Liverpool. The guys also discuss Manchester City’s merciless pursuit of the Premier League title, Atletico Madrid blowing the La Liga race wide open and much more in quick hits.
Feb 22, 2021
Mourinho's Latest Meltdown
The FC crew discuss another dismal performance from Tottenham as Jose Mourinho's side fall to West Ham, Leicester City and Manchester United's top-4 expectations, and Manchester City's dominant run. Inter Milan strengthen their Serie A title chances after a statement win over AC Milan. Plus, what's wrong at Barcelona and PSG as they struggle to gain any consistency.
Feb 22, 2021
Liverpool's Freefall Continues After Derby Loss
The FC crew discuss Everton's first win at Anfield since 1999 and try to pinpoint how Liverpool can right the ship. The crew also weighs in on Thomas Tuchel's harsh criticism of Callum Hudson-Odoi following Chelsea's 1-1 draw with Southampton. Jan Age Fjortoft joins the show to discuss Bayern Munich's recent slide and dives in to another stunning performance for Erling Haaland and Dortmund. Plus, Atletico Madrid lose once again allowing Real Madrid to gain ground in the La Liga title race.
Feb 21, 2021
Can Liverpool Snap Their Slump?
The FC crew preview a busy weekend in football that sees Liverpool limp into the Merseyside derby while Man City are flying as they prepare for Arsenal. Archie Rhind-Tutt joins the show to discuss Erling Haaland's star run in the Champions League and weighs in on the potential for Bayern to trip up against Frankfurt. Plus, the table is set in Italy between Inter and AC Milan as the top of the table clash plays out on Sunday.
Feb 20, 2021
The Conversation with Steven Levy-Cruz
Steven Levy-Cruz is a LAFC fan and founder of AFJA -- a Los Angeles-based non-profit youth soccer organization that benefits low-income communities and aims to promote social change in Central America. AFJA won the 2019 Major League Soccer Community MVP Award and has provided organized soccer to more than 350 people in El Salvador and Guatemala. Shaka Hislop and Alexis Nunes speak with Levy-Cruz about the different ways communities and ethnicities are divided and how some communities are working towards mending those bridges at the grassroots level.
Feb 19, 2021
Bale and Bruno Boss Europa League
The FC crew look back on a busy day of Europa League fixtures, which included a positive performance from much-maligned Gareth Bale, a Manchester United domination and an Arsenal dead-lock. Plus, what the fallout might be from Barcelona's collapse at home against PSG in the UCL.
Feb 19, 2021
Gab and Juls: What went wrong for Barcelona against PSG?
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss PSG’s 4-1 victory at Barcelona in the Champions League; questioning Ronald Koeman’s tactics while praising Kylian Mbappe’s performance and PSG’s strength in depth. Plus, they look back at Borussia Dortmund’s impressive 3-2 win at Sevilla and discuss Erling Haaland’s future.
Feb 18, 2021
Caught Offside: Being Kylian Mbappe
On Thursday's pod, the boys discus this week's Champions League matches including Mbappe's hat trick, Haaland's response and the Grizi/Pique confrontation. Plus, Andrew's refereeing horror stories and JJ's Liverpool satisfaction.
Feb 18, 2021
Haaland or Mbappe?
The FC crew review Erling Haaland's masterful Champions' League performance against Sevilla and debate the ultimate question; Haaland or Mbappe? Meanwhile, Juventus fail to show up against Porto with poor performances from everyone and Manchester City continue their march to the Premier League title with a win over Everton.
Feb 18, 2021
Serie Awesome: Inter Leap-frog Milan Ahead of Derby
Kay Murray is joined by Matteo Bonetti, Nicky Bandini & Mina Rzouki to discuss Napoli’s 1-0 win over Juventus, after Lorenzo Insigne fired his team to victory from the penalty spot. The team then breakdown Spezia’s 2-0 win against AC Milan and Inter’s victory over Lazio which sent them top of Serie A. Plus, the group preview the massive Derby della Madonnina ahead of Sunday’s meeting between Milan and Inter.
Feb 17, 2021
Mbappe Makes Messi Miserable
The FC crew discuss PSG's statement win over Barcelona as Kylian Mbappe's hat trick steals the show. And what does this loss mean for Lionel Messi's future? Plus, Mo Salah and Sadio Mane both score to help Liverpool bust out of their recent slump.
Feb 16, 2021
Time's Up for Timo's Drought
The FC crew recap Chelsea's 2-0 victory over Newcastle which saw Timo Werner end a 100 day goal drought and argue if the Blues can finish in the top 4. Plus, the guys review Bayern Munich's 3-3 draw with Arminia Bielefeld, discuss Borussia Dortmund appointing Marco Rose as their manager next season and preview Tuesday's UCL Round of 16 matches.
Feb 16, 2021
Caught Offside: The Ole-Coaster ride continues
The boys discuss Manchester United coming up small vs West Brom, whether or not grabbing someone's face should be a penalty and what exactly is going on in Alisson's head. Plus, what would you give up for the US Men to win a World Cup?
Feb 15, 2021
Gab & Juls: A New Low for Liverpool
Stewart Robson steps in for Gab Marcotti and joins Julien Laurens to break down another Premier League defeat for reigning champions Liverpool, this time coming just before the return of the Champions League. Plus, the guys also dive into Serie A’s unpredictable title race and wrap up all the biggest talking points from around the world of football in quick hits.
Feb 15, 2021
Broken Hearts for Man United
The FC crew discuss Manchester United dropping points against relegation threatened West Brom and what this means for United's hopes at catching their City rivals in the title race. Plus, Arsenal and Aubameyang showcase their best against Leeds and Inter Milan secure a crucial three points that takes them back atop Serie A.
Feb 14, 2021
Liverpool's Miserable Month Continues
The FC crew discuss a busy day in the Premier League that saw Jurgen Klopp concede the Premier League title race and Man City stretch their unbeaten run to 16 games with a win over Tottenham. Plus, Jurgen Klinsmann explains the dangers for Dortmund if their slide causes them to miss out on Champions League football. And in La Liga, Lionel Messi delivers a star performance for Barcelona as they desperately try to catch Atletico Madrid.
Feb 13, 2021
Bayern Poach Another Bundesliga Star
The FC crew discuss Bayern Munich signing Dayot Upamecano, one of the hottest defending talents in Europe, and ask whether anyone will be able to challenge Bayern in the coming seasons. Plus, the guys debate whether Jose Mourinho should take some blame over his management of Gareth Bale after calling him out over an Instagram post. Also, Manchester City v Spurs and Leicester City v Liverpool is previewed and who would win between 2009 Barcelona and current Bayern Munich.
Feb 13, 2021
The Conversation with Wes Morgan
The Leicester City captain joins Alexis Nunes and Shaka Hislop to delve into what the Premier League has been doing to combat racism in soccer, why wearing “Black Lives Matter” on the back of their jerseys during the restart meant so much, and what sports must do to ensure the proper people are in positions of power to enact change.
Feb 12, 2021
Injury Bug Bites Neymar Again
The FC crew discuss Neymar's latest injury concern as he is ruled out for the 1st leg of PSG's Champion's League clash against Barcelona next week. Plus, Chelsea continue their winning streak under Thomas Tuchel as they out-last Barnsley in the FA Cup. Also, the weekend's EPL fixtures are previewed, including Manchester City v Tottenham.
Feb 12, 2021
Gab & Juls: PSG's Messi Maneuver
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Rodrigo Faez to discuss Barcelona's frustration with PSG after Lionel Messi appeared on the front cover of 'France Foot' in a mocked up PSG shirt. Plus, they break down Everton's 5-4 victory over Tottenham in the FA Cup and ask whether Carlo Ancelotti is the coolest manager in the Premier League. 
Feb 11, 2021
Barcelona's Defensive Letdown
The FC crew discuss Barcelona's loss to Sevilla in the 1st leg of the Copa del Rey and question if their defense will hold up against PSG in the Champions League. Plus, the guys discuss today's FC Cup action including Man City's record breaking win and Everton's 5-4 victory over Tottenham.
Feb 11, 2021
Serie Awesome: Serie A Returns to its Fiery Best
Kay Murray is joined by Matteo Bonetti, Nicky Bandini & Mina Rzouki to discuss the drama which unfolded in the Coppa Italia semi-final between Juventus and Inter. The guys then preview Juventus’ clash with Napoli and breakdown Milan’s win over Crotone, which saw Zlatan Ibrahimovic score his 500th career goal. Plus, the group share their thoughts on some of the lesser mentioned coaches in Serie A.
Feb 10, 2021
Klopp's True Colors?
The FC crew argue about whether or not we are seeing Jurgen Klopp's true colors after a frustrating encounter with a journalist after Liverpool's 4-1 loss to Manchester City. Plus, Manchester United squeak by West Ham to advance to the FA Cup quarterfinals and Juventus eliminate Inter Milan in the Coppa Italia semifinals
Feb 10, 2021
Caught Offside: Bad Champions
On this week's pod, the boys examine why it is that Liverpool have fallen off from where they were a year ago; Tony Evans of The Independent joins to share his thoughts as well. Plus, City's run continues, Everton stun United, cheering for Tigres and more!
Feb 09, 2021
Klopp's Pop at Journalist Justified?
The FC crew discuss Jurgen's Klopp's post-match argument with a reporter about the Premier League title race. Plus, the guys emphasize Luis Suarez's important to Atletico Madrid and break down Bayern's victory which propelled the Bavarians to the Club World Cup Final.
Feb 09, 2021
Gab and Juls: Are Liverpool Guaranteed Top 4?
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Mark Ogden to discuss Jurgen Klopp's post-match antics after Liverpool's heavy 4-1 defeat against title challengers Manchester City, and debate whether Liverpool should even be guaranteed a Top-4 spot. Plus, the guys also discuss Lionel Messi's magnificent impact against Real Betis, Everton's late comeback against Manchester United, and show some love to Goran Pandev.
Feb 08, 2021
Liverpool's Mersey-Slide Continues
Manchester City make a statement at struggling Liverpool as the defending champions can't overcome Alisson's blunders and Ilkay Gundogan's fine form. Chelsea remain unbeaten under Thomas Tuchel, but how much credit should he receive? Plus, Zlatan Ibrahimovic's brace puts AC Milan back on top of Serie A.
Feb 07, 2021
Man United's Home Woes Continue
The FC crew explain how Manchester United blew a lead in the 97th minute to Everton; Arsenal's poor form, and more questionable refereeing decisions in the Premier League. Cristiano Ronaldo doesn't look like he's slowing down after Juventus keep the Serie A title race close. Plus, what's next for Zinedine Zidane after he leaves Real Madrid?
Feb 07, 2021
Guardiola & Klopp's War of Words
The FC crew look ahead to this weekend's matchup between Liverpool and Manchester City as Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola have a go at each other in their respective press conferences. Bayern Munich win their final Bundesliga match before heading to the Club World Cup and Inter Milan go top of Serie A. Plus, how much more does Cristiano Ronaldo have in the tank as he celebrates his 36th birthday.
Feb 05, 2021
The Conversation with Anton Ferdinand
In a new series partnering with The Undefeated, Shaka Hislop and Alexis Nunes speak with former footballer Anton Ferdinand about his recent documentary, "Anton Ferdinand: Football, Racism and Me". Nine years after a high-profile incident with Chelsea's John Terry, Ferdinand talks about why he made the documentary, Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson’s involvement and why Ashley Cole chose not to take part in it. Plus, Ferdinand explains why American sports are ahead of Europeans when it comes to addressing racism and social injustice.
Feb 05, 2021
Has Mourinho Lost His Touch?
The FC crew wonder how far Jose Mourinho and Tottenham are to competing in the Premier League after their 1-0 loss to Chelsea. And is it too early to ask if Thomas Tuchel has turned it around at Chelsea? Plus, did Jan Bednarek's controversial red card matter in Southampton's 9-0 loss to Manchester United?
Feb 05, 2021
Gab and Juls: Has TAA gone MIA?
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by former Liverpool midfielder Don Hutchison to discuss their 1-0 defeat against Brighton and ask about Trent Alexander-Arnold's loss of form. Plus, they break down Juventus' 2-1 victory over Inter Milan in the Coppa Italia, Manchester United's 9-0 hammering of Southampton in the Premier League and Barcelona's lucky escape against Granada in the Copa Del Rey.
Feb 04, 2021
Liverpool Continue Home Lapse
The FC crew recap a devastating defeat for Liverpool against Brighton and question whether the Reds have the means to turn their form around ahead of Sunday's must win match against Manchester City, who cruised to their 13th straight win in all comps against Burnley. Meanwhile, Barcelona make a stunning comeback in the Copa del Rey to keep their hunt for a trophy alive this season.
Feb 04, 2021
Serie Awesome: Has Pirlo’s Juventus finally clicked?
Kay Murray is joined by Matteo Bonetti, Nicky Bandini & Mina Rzouki to discuss Juventus’ 2-1 win over Inter in the Coppa Italia. The group then turn their attentions to Milan’s win against Bologna and debate whether Gianluigi Donnarumma will renew his contract. Plus, tensions rise in the capital, Lazio get their revenge over Atalanta and is time up for Gattuso at Napoli?
Feb 03, 2021
Man United On Cloud 9
The FC crew discuss a dominant Manchester United win over Southampton and Arsenal falling to Wolves after a pair of red cards doomed the Gunners. Plus, Stewart Robson breaks down Cristiano Ronaldo as he delivered another stellar performance with two goals against Inter Milan in the Coppa Italia. Also, Frank Leboeuf weighs in on Neymar's contract status and another chapter in the chaotic week for Marseille.
Feb 03, 2021
Caught Offside: EPL, USMNT, Transfer Window and more
On this week's pod, the boys recap the @USMNT's 7-0 win over T&T, discuss a fairly quiet transfer window and go "In The Club" with @PaulJohnDykes to examine what's gone wrong with Celtic. Plus, Mo Salah joins elite company and Lio Messi strikes again!
Feb 02, 2021
VAR: Love it or Hate it?
The FC crew break down the January transfer window including the lack of big deals being made and Liverpool's efforts to bring in some defensive help. Plus, the guys discuss if Messi is worth such a massive contract and who leaked the details of it. Plus, is VAR killing the game?
Feb 01, 2021
Gab & Juls: Why Messi isn’t Barcelona’s biggest problem
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Sid Lowe to discuss the leak of Lionel Messi’s contract at Barcelona and ask what this might mean for his and the Catalan giants future. The guys also look back on Manchester United’s 0-0 draw against Arsenal and ask if it's one point gained or two points dropped for United. All that and much more on The Gab & Juls Show.
Feb 01, 2021
Salah Fires Liverpool Up the PL Table
The FC crew dissect Liverpool's strong showing at West Ham and praise Mo Salah's stellar double. Plus, the guys discuss how Tottenham can cope without Harry Kane as Spurs fell to Brighton, break down all the details of Lionel Messi's contract and argue who should be taking penalties for AC Milan.
Feb 01, 2021
Man City Pulling Away From The Pack
The FC crew discuss a scoreless draw between Manchester United and Arsenal while top of the table Man City secured three more points to extend their lead. In Germany, Bayern Munich thrashed Hoffenheim to prove once again their the team to beat in Germany. Plus, Real Madrid lose yet again to continue their miserable run.
Jan 31, 2021
Can Man United Bounce Back?
The FC crew preview a busy weekend of football that sees Man United needing points at Arsenal to keep the pressure on Man City. Plus, Liverpool's defensive crisis continues as the injuries pile up ahead of their top 5 clash with West Ham. In Germany, RB Leipzig prepare for Bayer Leverkusen to see if anyone can keep pace with Bayern Munich for the title.
Jan 30, 2021
Caught Offside: Mour of the same
The Cup remains with JJ as Liverpool go to Tottenham and take down Spurs, 3-1. The boys recap the match and take a look at some of the mid-week action as well.
Jan 29, 2021
Has Mourinho Worn Out His Welcome?
After Tottenham's 3-1 loss to Liverpool, the FC crew wonder if Jose Mourinho has worn out his welcome at Tottenham and if Garth Bale's career is over. Plus, are Liverpool still title contenders in the Premier League? Archie Rhind-Tutt sits down with Borussia Dortmund's interim manager Edin Terzic to talk about Gio Reyna and the team's defensive struggles.
Jan 29, 2021
Gab and Juls: Did Zlatan push Lukaku too far?
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Romelu Lukaku's clash in the Coppa Italia and ask if something needs to be done about player conduct on the pitch. They also assess Thomas Tuchel's first game as Chelsea manager and try to understand how Manchester United lost to Sheffield United in the Premier League.
Jan 28, 2021
It's Ole Gone Wrong
The FC crew react to Manchester United dropping crucial points to Sheffield United and question whether Ole Gunnar Solskjaer can get his side to recover in the title race. Plus, analysis of Thomas Tuchel's debut as Chelsea manager, which led to a stale, goal-less performance, and a preview of the anticipated rematch of Jose v Jurgen on Thursday.
Jan 28, 2021
Serie Awesome: An unlikely hero appears in the Milan derby…
Kay Murray is joined by Matteo Bonetti, Nicky Bandini & Mina Rzouki to discuss the heated Coppa Italia clash between Inter and AC Milan. The group then breakdown Atalanta’s 3-0 win over Milan and Inter’s draw with Udinese at the weekend. Plus, the secret to Weston McKennie’s success at Juventus and whether Gennaro Gattuso should be worried about his future in charge of Napoli.
Jan 27, 2021
Thomas Tuchel Comes to Town
The FC crew react to Chelsea's official appointment of Thomas Tuchel as manager and question whether he can propel Chelsea to the Top-4 and save their season. Plus, Manchester City continue to roll their way to the top of the table, and the Coppa Italia serves up some late drama and war-of-words between Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Romelu Lukaku.
Jan 26, 2021
Chelsea Coaching Carousel Continues
The FC crew react to the news of Frank Lampard being sacked by Chelsea on Monday by questioning whether it was the right move to let him go only halfway through the season and whether they got his replacement right in Thomas Tuchel. Plus, why Liverpool need a quick turn in form after their loss to Manchester United and what Dortmund need to do to keep Erling Haaland from leaving.
Jan 26, 2021
Gab and Juls: Will Tuchel do better than Lampard?
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens analyze Chelsea's decision to part ways with Frank Lampard, discuss the moments that ultimately cost him the job, and wonder if Thomas Tuchel will fare any better. Plus, they take a look back at Manchester United's FA Cup win over Liverpool and what it means for both clubs.
Jan 25, 2021
Caught Offside: LAMPARD OUT - "Franks for the Memories"
Frank Lampard is officially out as manager of Chelsea Football Club. The boys share their thoughts on the sacking and are joined by Craig Burley to get his take as well. Plus, United down Liverpool in the FA Cup and Weston McKennie strikes again!
Jan 25, 2021
Man United Inch Past Liverpool
The FC crew break down an entertaining FA Cup 4th Round tie between Liverpool and Manchester United, and ask if Liverpool have turned a corner in their performances despite their loss. Plus, most of the main title contenders drop points in Serie A, leaving room for Juventus to gain some valuable points. Meanwhile, Atletico look well on their way to capturing La Liga after another fantastic performance.
Jan 24, 2021
Serie A Race Tightens
The FC crew discuss a tough day for both AC Milan and Inter Milan both struggle at the top of the Serie A table. Arsenal also delivered a poor performance as they're knocked out of the FA Cup. And in Spain, Eden Hazard finally provides a strong performance as Real Madrid win 4-1.
Jan 23, 2021
Dortmund's Descent Continues
The FC crew react to yet another loss for Dortmund despite Erling Haaland's strong performance. Also, a look ahead to Sunday's FA cup clash between reeling Liverpool and top of the table Man United. Plus, the boys weigh in on Arsenal's transfer outlook.
Jan 23, 2021
Liverpool Crash and Burn
The FC crew discuss a historically bad day for Liverpool as they fail to score again and their Premier League unbeaten streak at Anfield comes to an end against Burnley. Luis Suarez saves Atletico Madrid, but is the La Liga title race actually over? Plus, how realistic is FIFA's threat that any player who might join a future "Super League" will be banned from playing in the World Cup?
Jan 22, 2021
Serie Awesome: Will Juventus clinch another trophy this season?
Kay Murray is joined by Matteo Bonetti, Nicky Bandini & Mina Rzouki to discuss Juventus’ 2-0 win over Napoli which sealed their ninth Supercoppa Italiana title. The group debate whether Andrea Pirlo’s side will win another trophy this season and also discuss Inter’s triumph in the Derby d'Italia. Plus, what it means for AC Milan to have Zlatan Ibrahimovic back in their side and a debate around the footballing kings of Rome. 
Jan 21, 2021
Gab and Juls: Can Leicester repeat 2016 heroics?
Mark Ogden joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Leicester City's 2-0 victory over Chelsea and ask how seriously people should take the Foxes as title contenders. Plus, they talk about Manchester City's aspirations after a 2-0 win over Aston Villa and reflect on Real Madrid's disastrous defeat to third-division Alcoyano in the Copa Del Rey.
Jan 21, 2021
Caught Offside: GQulisic
On this week's pod, the boys are joined by Oli Franklin-Wallis of GQ Magazine to talk about his profile of American soccer star Christian Pulisic. Plus, we look at United's form, Chelsea's slump, Rooney's career and much much more.
Jan 21, 2021
Should Pogba Still Leave Man United?
Paul Pogba lead Manchester United to the top of the Premier League table after a 1-0 win at Fulham but the FC crew wonder if his future lies elsewhere. After Manchester City's controversial win over Aston Villa, does the offside law need to change? Plus, the guys break down the importance of Juventus' Super Cup title and Real Madrid's shock defeat in the Copa del Rey.
Jan 21, 2021
Lampard Out?
The FC crew discuss Frank Lampard's future after another loss and who might replace the Chelsea boss. Plus, how does Borussia Dortmund's latest stumble in the Bundesliga race impact Erling Haaland's future?
Jan 20, 2021
Have Man United Turned a Corner?
The FC crew break down Manchester United's recent turn of form this season and analyze how Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has gotten them to turn a corner. Plus, the crew argues where Liverpool should boost their squad in the transfer window. Also, more fallout from Inter's win over Juventus, a Bundesliga weekend recap and Messi sees red for the first time in Barcelona colors.
Jan 19, 2021
Gab and Juls: Have Liverpool Gone Stale?
Don Hutchison argues with Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens about whether Liverpool have gone stale after their latest 0-0 draw against title challengers Manchester United. Plus, they discuss Inter Milan's 2-0 victory over Juventus and ask why Lionel Messi finally saw red as a Barcelona player in their Spanish Super Cup defeat to Athletic Bilbao.
Jan 18, 2021
Liverpool's Dry January
The FC crew recap a busy Sunday across the world of football, where Liverpool and Manchester United played out to a goalless stalemate and Manchester City firmly cemented their status in the Premier League title race. Plus, Juventus' Scudetto hopes take a major downturn after a fantastic display from Inter to beat their title rivals, and Bayern escaped with victory once more.
Jan 18, 2021
Chelsea Squeak Past Fulham
The FC crew discuss a disastrous weekend for Bundesliga teams chasing Bayern Munich as Dortmund and Leipzig join Bayer Leverkusen in dropping points this weekend. In England, Chelsea secure three points but don't look at all convincing as they struggled against 10-man Fulham. Plus a look ahead to two giant Sunday clashes as Liverpool host Man United and Juventus visit Inter Milan.
Jan 16, 2021
Liverpool, Man United Clash at Top of EPL
The FC crew preview Sunday's top of the table meeting between Liverpool and Manchester United and question if the Red Devils have what it takes to compete for the PL title. Plus, the guys discuss Lazio's commanding victory over Roma and look back at Wayne Rooney's career as the Englishman hangs up his boots.
Jan 15, 2021
Fixing Real Madrid's Mistakes
The FC crew discuss another dreadful performance from Real Madrid and with Luka Jovic returning to Eintracht Frankfurt on loan, Julien Laurens gives his top ten worst Real Madrid transfers of all-time. Arsenal stumbled to a goalless draw against Crystal Palace, so what is the North London club's ceiling this season? Plus, are big clubs given preferential treatment by referees?
Jan 15, 2021
Gab and Juls: Is Mourinho to Blame for Spurs' Poor Form?
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens look back on Tottenham's 1-1 draw against Fulham and question whether Jose Mourinho's tactics have been helping or hindering Spurs' recent poor performances. Frank LeBoeuf also joins the pod to discuss Mauricio Pochettino and PSG's Trophee des Champions victory against Marseille and Neymar's social media trolling ways. Plus, Bayern Munich collapse in a major upset, while Barcelona and Juventus squeak their way into the next rounds of their respective cup competitions.
Jan 14, 2021
Caught Offside: Hoppe Days, Midweek Peak & Liverpool vs United
On this week's pod, the boys dust of "the wheel" and share their thoughts on Hoppe's big day, January transfer rumors, Liverpool's upcoming clash with Manchester United and much much more!
Jan 14, 2021
Deja Vu for Tottenham
The FC crew criticize Jose Mourinho's tactics after Tottenham drop points at home against relegation-threatened Fulham. Manchester City move up to third in the Premier League but questions rise after Kevin De Bruyne didn't take a penalty that Raheem Sterling missed. Plus, Bayern Munich are on the wrong side of history after getting knocked out of the 2nd round of the German Cup.
Jan 14, 2021
Serie Awesome: Juventus Keeps Rolling Ahead of the Derby d'Italia
Matteo Bonetti is joined by Nicky Bandini & Mina Rzouki to review Inter Milan’s 2-2 draw with Roma and debate whether Antonio Conte’s substitutions resulted in them only taking a point. Plus, Juventus face Inter this weekend in one of the most anticipated Derby d'Italia’s in recent years, with both teams looking to mount a serious title charge in 2021 and debate if AC Milan will be the big winner of the derby.
Jan 13, 2021
Pogba Powers Man United To Top
The FC crew discuss Manchester United's win over Burnley and what it means for the Premier League title race. In Spain, Atletico Madrid earned a vintage result against Sevilla that keeps them top of La Liga. Plus, The rumors continue to swirl around Lionel Messi's potential exit from Barcelona, this time linking him to PSG.
Jan 13, 2021
Could Man United get Burn-ley'd?
Steve Nicol and Don Hutchison look ahead to a mouthwatering FA Cup 4th-round draw between Manchester United & Liverpool, plus the boys argue about what kind of test Burnley is for Man United this week. Sid Lowe discusses Real Madrid's antics after playing in the snow, Barcelona's good run of form and explains why Atletico Madrid's three games in hand could be a problem. Finally, Kasey Keller and Steve Cherundolo rank Erling Haaland amongst the best strikers in the world.
Jan 12, 2021
Gab and Juls: How Solskjaer is changing Manchester United's DNA
Jan Aage Fjortoft joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's progression at Manchester United as they only need a point against Burnley to move to the top of the Premier League. Plus, how important was Borussia Dortmund's 3-1 victory over RB Leipzig and have Barcelona turned a corner?  
Jan 11, 2021
Juventus Overcome Clear Weakness
The FC crew break down Juventus' late win over Sassuolo and discuss what weakness will hold Juve back in the Serie A title race. Plus the guys review Erling Haaland and Matthew Hoppe's outstanding weekend in the the Bundesliga and Kai Havertz and Dele Alli's impressive performances in the FA Cup.
Jan 11, 2021
Haaland Dazzles For Dortmund
Jurgen Klinsmann joins the FC crew to discuss Dortmund's impressive win over RB Leipzig as Erling Haaland continues his rise to superstardom. In the FA Cup both Man United and Arsenal advance and the boys discuss if the tournament should have been put on hold for the year along with their favorite memories from playing in the competition. Plus, Barcelona deliver a great performance that saw bot Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann score twice.
Jan 10, 2021
Are Bayern Beginning to Break?
The FC crew discuss Bayern Munich showing even more signs of weakness in their shock loss to Borussia Monchengladbach, who came back to win after being 2-goals down. Plus, a young Aston Villa side puts up a spirited performance against Liverpool, and Manchester United's recent record in tournament semifinals is questioned.
Jan 08, 2021
Why are Man United falling short?
The FC crew weigh in on Manchester City becoming the title favorites and identify what Liverpool needs to defend their title. Also, in the wake of Manchester United's loss to Man City, the boys discuss where the blame lies when it comes to losing in big games. Plus, Bayern Munich try to extend their unbeaten streak, the biggest transfer flops in recent memory, and Shaka's always entertaining power rankings.
Jan 08, 2021
Serie Awesome: Pirlo Turning Juventus Around?
Matteo Bonetti, Nicky Bandini, Mina Rzouki & Kay Murray ask whether Andrea Pirlo has turned Juventus around after their 3-1 win over league-leaders AC Milan. Plus, how important is the Serie A title to Inter Milan?
Jan 07, 2021
Gab and Juls: Are Juventus back in the Serie A title race?
Stewart Robson joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens to discuss Juventus' 3-1 victory over league leaders AC Milan and question Cristiano Ronaldo's lack of impact in the game. Plus, does Bruno Fernandes struggle in Manchester United's biggest matches?
Jan 07, 2021
Caught Offside: Frankly speaking
On this week's pod, the boys discuss Man City's resurgence, Spurs on their way to Wembley and Liverpool's recent struggles. Plus, Liam Twomey of The Athletic joins as we go "In the Club" with Chelsea.
Jan 07, 2021
Juventus Not Done Yet
The FC crew are back to reflect on a crucial day of football across the European continent, including Juventus clawing their way back into the Serie A title race, Manchester United coming up short in an opportunistic Manchester Derby, Lionel Messi lifting Barcelona once more and Mauricio Pochettino making his anticipated debut as manager of PSG.
Jan 07, 2021
Klopp's Penalty Kop-Out
The FC crew discuss Tottenham advancing to the Carabao Cup final and why Man City might have more trouble with Man United than they did with Chelsea on the weekend. Plus, was Jurgen Klopp justified in his criticism that Man United get more penalties than any other team in the Premier League?
Jan 06, 2021
Liverpool Open Door for Title Race
The FC crew discuss Liverpool's surprising loss to Southampton and what that means for the Premier League title race. Plus, how much leeway does Frank Lampard have after Chelsea's poor run of form. And finally, will Jadon Sancho's first Bundesliga goal of the season spark his return to form?
Jan 05, 2021
Gab and Juls: Lampard Pressure Justified?
Mark Ogden joins Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens following Chelsea's 3-1 defeat to Manchester City and ask whether Frank Lampard deserves to be under scrutiny. Plus, they discuss Atletico Madrid's table-topping form with Juls admitting that he perhaps was wrong about Luis Suarez.
Jan 04, 2021
Lampard Feeling the Heat
The FC crew dive into Manchester City's easy defeat over Chelsea and ask the question of whether Frank Lampard is currently in over his head as Chelsea manager. Plus, the title race is Serie A tightens up as all the big teams come away with victories, Bayern escape from the jaws of defeat, all while Barcelona bounce back with a whimper.
Jan 04, 2021
Arsenal Answering The Critics
The FC crew discuss a busy Saturday which saw Arsenal continue their good form with an impressive victory over West Brom while Tottenham climb to 3rd after a deserved win over Leeds United. Plus, Jan Age Fjortoft examines RB Leipzig's chances to push Bayern Munich after their win moved them to the top of the Bundesliga. And PSG officially announce Mauricio Pochettino as their new manager.
Jan 03, 2021
New Year, New Title Race?
The FC crew discuss Manchester United's 2-1 win over Aston Villa and debate if Man United have what it takes to push Liverpool for the title. Plus, Julien Lauren's reveals his best team from 2020, Gab Marcotti weighs in on possible transfer news and the boys get you set for the return of football in Germany and Italy.
Jan 02, 2021
Goodbye to 2020
Before leaving for a night of oysters and New Year's celebrations, The FC crew update some Premier League predictions and discuss Man City's chance to catch Liverpool. Plus, the boys weigh in on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's comments ahead of Man United's match with Aston Villa. Finally, a full slate of twitter questions are answered.
Dec 31, 2020
Gab and Juls: Premier League's Lurking Crisis
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are back on New Year's Eve to finally draw a line under 2020. In this episode, the guys discuss the Premier League ending the year with a fizzle rather than a bang as two games were hit by last-minute COVID-related postponements. Plus, Real Madrid fail to end the year on a high note after their 1-1 draw mid-week, and Liverpool drop points in consecutive games, potentially giving their fans reason to worry.
Dec 31, 2020
Caught Offside: Peace out, 2020!
The boys bid an eager farewell to 2020 and look back on all that the year had to offer from a soccer perspective. Plus, Man Utd making things interesting, Chelsea struggling and why the USMNT has us excited for 2021.
Dec 31, 2020
Liverpool Draw...Again
The FC crew discuss Liverpool's 0-0 draw against Newcastle and try to find a solution for the Reds' lack of goals. Plus, the guys break down the La Liga title race as Atletico extended it's lead at the top over Real Madrid.
Dec 31, 2020
Red Devils on the Rise
The FC crew discuss Manchester United's late victory over Wolves which sent the Red Devils to 2nd in the PL table behind the Liverpool and question if Man United can continue to challenge for the title. Plus, Sid Lowe joins the show to discuss Lionel Messi's future and what's next for Diego Costa after he parted ways with Atletico Madrid.
Dec 31, 2020
ESPN FC 2021 Prediction Special
The FC crew are back with a special 2021 prediction episode, where the group debates what the futures of Lionel Messi, Jadon Sancho, Kylian Mbappe and Paul Pogba might look like in the new year. Plus, everyone shares their wildest premonitions and picks some surprise winners of 2021's tournaments and leagues.
Dec 30, 2020
Chelsea's Slump Continues
The FC crew discuss Chelsea's draw with Aston Villa, which gives the Blues 4 points in their last 5 Premier League games, and whether Frank Lampard's side should be satisfied with being 6th in the table. Plus, the boys try to uncover the disconnect between Jose Mourinho and his players as Tottenaham's poor form continues.
Dec 28, 2020
Gab and Juls: How can Frank Lampard get misfiring Chelsea going?
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Don Hutchison to reflect on a festive feast of Premier League football that saw Arsenal make a surprise return to form against a stuttering Chelsea side. The guys also break down the latest from Paris, with Mauricio Pochettino close to being named Thomas Tuchel's replacement at PSG, and much more.
Dec 28, 2020
Is Messi on the move?
The FC crew discuss Liverpool's draw against West Brom and wonder if there is cause for concern going forward. Also, despite an opening minute goal Tottenham conceded a late goal to Wolves as their winless streak continues in the Premier League. Plus, Julien Laurens explains the latest around Pochettino at PSG and unpacks Lionel Messi's comments regarding his future.
Dec 27, 2020
The Pressure Shifts To Lampard
The FC crew discuss a busy Boxing Day that saw Arsenal defeat Chelsea and causes questions to be asked for Frank Lampard and Chelsea's recent poor form. Plus, Leicester City and Man United battled to a draw at the top of the table, and Man City continues to pick up points as they climb closer to the top.
Dec 27, 2020
Serie Awesome: The worst Juventus display of the Pirlo era?
Kay Murray is joined by Matteo Bonetti, Nicky Bandini & Mina Rzouki to discuss the latest round of matches in Serie A. Juventus suffered a terrible day losing at home to Fiorentina calling questions about whether Andrea Pirlo should be concerned heading into the winter break. Plus, AC Milan ended 2020 in dramatic style as a late winner against Lazio pushes them to the top of the table, but will it be enough to hold off Inter Milan who are also on a good run of form. Finally, the crew provide a few Serie A wishes for 2021.
Dec 26, 2020
Arteta's Last Stand?
The FC crew preview a busy day in the Premier League and wonder if Arsenal have what it takes to bounce back against Chelsea. Plus, Mark Ogden shares his Premier League Team of the Year, and Shaka Hislop provides his club power rankings.
Dec 25, 2020
PSG Sack Tuchel
The FC crew discuss reports of PSG moving on from Thomas Tuchel and bringing in Mauricio Pochettino as the club's new manager. Plus, the battle in Serie A heats up as Inter Milan and AC Milan are both poised to make a run at the title. Plus, the boys are in the Christmas spirit during another lively edition of Extra Time.
Dec 24, 2020
Gab and Juls: How long can AC Milan's unbeaten run last?
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Stewart Robson to discuss AC Milan's 3-2 victory over Lazio. The guys also talk about Mikel Arteta's future following Arsenal's 4-1 defeat against Manchester City in the Carabao Cup and explain why Thomas Tuchel was relieved of his duties at Paris Saint-Germain.
Dec 24, 2020
ESPN FC 2020 Year in Review Special
The FC crew join together for a special episode looking back on an unprecedented year that produced major headlines across the world of football. In this pod, the crew look back on Liverpool breaking their 30 year English league title drought, Bayern Munich asserting their historic dominance, Lionel Messi breaking Twitter via a burofax, and remember one of the greatest footballers to ever live.
Dec 24, 2020
United, City Set for Semifinal Derby Clash
The FC crew react to the news of Manchester United and Manchester City meeting in the semifinal of the Carabao Cup and Jose Mourinho calling out Dele Alli for a poor performance during Spurs' Carabao Cup fixture. Plus, AC Milan squeak 3 points at the last and enter Christmas break atop the Serie A table; could they lift the Scudetto at the end of the year? Also, Real Madrid and PSG enter the break in fine form.
Dec 24, 2020
Caught Offside: LAFC's CONCACAF bummer
On this week's pod, we wonder if there's a club that can push Liverpool for the title and why "strange things" keep happening to Arsenal? Plus, a full review of Tigres' 2-1 defeat of LAFC in the CONCACAF Champions League Final.
Dec 23, 2020
When Does the Buck Stop for Arteta?
The FC crew debate what direction Mikel Arteta and Arsenal should try to go in after their terrible defeat to Manchester City in the League Cup. Meanwhile, Juventus take 6-point swing in the wrong direction, Lionel Messi accomplishes another record, and Ole Gunnnar Solskjaer claims his side are ready to win trophies now.
Dec 23, 2020
Who Will Challenge Liverpool?
The FC crew discuss Chelsea's win over West Ham and wonder who is best suited to push Liverpool for the title. Plus, Arsenal's slide down the table puts Mikel Arteta on the hot seat. Kasey Keller and Steve Cherundolo weigh in on the state of Dortmund and react to Weston McKennie's newest award. And Herculez Gomez dives in to the fallout from a chaotic match between LAFC and Club America.
Dec 22, 2020
Gab and Juls: What is Bayern's plan for Leroy Sane?
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens are joined by Jan Aage Fjortoft to discuss Bayern Munich's 2-1 victory against Bayer Leverkusen and ask whether Bayern know what they're doing by substituting Leroy Sane after he came on as a substitute earlier in the game. The guys also ask if Tottenham's title push is over and discuss whether Mohamed Salah is still happy at Liverpool.
Dec 21, 2020
Was Everyone Wrong About Man United?
The FC crew discuss a busy Sunday across the world of football, beginning with a discussion on just how wrong everyone was about Manchester United and their hopes at the Premier League title. Plus, Spurs slump ever further down the table and put themselves at risk of being out of the title race. Also, Real Madrid and PSG play out to varying results on the day.
Dec 21, 2020
Liverpool's Perfect Day
The FC crew react to a busy day around Europe that saw Bayern Munich pull out a win against title contender Bayer Leverkusen behind two goals from Lewandowski. Plus, Steve Nicol described Liverpool's 7-0 win as perfection and while Arsenal extend their winless streak. And in Spain, Barcelona drop points despite Lionel Messi's record-tying goal.
Dec 19, 2020