Winks’ winner saves Spurs and Chelsea are in a Sarri situation
Jonathan Overend is joined by former Tottenham midfielder Michael Brown, Derby defender Curtis Davies and former Crystal Palace player Clinton Morrison to analyse Spurs’ late 2-1 victory over Fulham in the Premier League.
After Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri claimed his players are “extremely difficult to motivate” following their 2-0 defeat at Arsenal on Saturday, the panel debate whether publically criticising players is the best way to get a response from them.
As well as predicting who is favourite to win the Premier League at the top and who is most likely to drop at the bottom of the table, the team give their thoughts on former United player Paul Scholes – who is in talks to become League Two Oldham Athletic’s manager.
The Big Weekend Preview Pod
Could Emma Hayes be the first female to coach in the men’s professional game in England? That’s just one of the questions put to the Chelsea Women boss by Jermaine Jenas and Darren Fletcher as they preview the weekend’s football. Former Premier League midfielder Steve Sidwell is also on hand as the discussion about Arsenal gets pretty heated - do Spurs need to spend big to cover Harry Kane, and is Paul Pogba the prime example of a millennial footballer?
Will Higuain be a good fit for Chelsea?
Guillem Balague, Steve Crossman, Mina Rzouki and Rafa Honigstein discuss Gonzalo Higuain’s future, explain why Bayern Munich want Callum Hudson-Odoi so much, hear from the half-Spaniard, half-Scot at Malaga and provide a very continental take on spygate.
I spy with Bielsa’s eye…Derby’s winning formula
Mark Chapman is joined by commentator Alistair Bruce-Ball and former Manchester City midfielder Michael Brown to reflect on Derby’s dramatic victory over Southampton by penalty shoot-out after it finished 2-2 in their FA Cup Third Round Replay.
As the “Spy-gate” saga continues, BBC Radio Leeds’ Adam Pope gives us an insight into Leeds’ manager Marcelo Bielsa’s extraordinary press conference where he revealed in detail how much they know about their opponents ahead of a match.
Hear what Derby manager Frank Lampard has to say about their FA Cup win and Bielsa’s remarkable powerpoint presentation.
BBC reporter David Ornstein also has the latest on Arsenal as two former legends of the club – Thierry Henry and Patrick Vieira – go head-to-head in France’s Ligue 1.
Pain for Kane but late relief for Rafa
Kelly Cates is joined by Jonathan Walters, Jack Collison and Chris Waddle to discuss a blow for Tottenham as Harry Kane is ruled out with an ankle injury. They look back on a night of FA Cup replays when League One Shrewsbury shocked Stoke and Newcastle needed extra time to beat Blackburn. And they react to the news Petr Cech has announced he'll hang up his gloves, while Aaron Ramsey is set for a move to Italy.