The John McGinn appreciation society, and has James Maddison done anything wrong?
James Maddison has hit the headlines before his England career has even started, but has he really done anything wrong? Natalie Sawyer and Gregor Robertson are joined by Molly Hudson for more on this, plus Paul Joyce tells us why he's not happy with Gareth Southgate and Gregor assesses whether the gap between Scotland and England has ever been bigger. For information regarding your data privacy, visit
Inside the Lions den, and are we wasting Alexander-Arnold's talent?
Natalie Sawyer and Gregor Townsend are joined by The Times very own Bill Edgar, and Henry Winter as England head on the road to the Czech Republic and Bulgaria. Henry joins the podcast from Prague to give us some inside knowledge from the Three Lions camp. We also discussed those comments from Jamie Carragher, suggesting Trent Alexander-Arnold could one day step in to midfield. Plus, What's next for Sunderland after they part company with Jack Ross. For information regarding your data privacy, visit
Is the title slipping away from Man City? And let's talk about Matty Longstaff...
On a weekend where Liverpool's lead at the top of the table stretched to 8 points from 8 games - can they really blow it from here? Matt Dickinson joins Natalie Sawyer and Gregor Robertson for more on this including Paul Hirst's damning report on Man City from The Etihad. Plus The Times' man in the north east Martin Hardy on Newcastle's new hero Matty Longstaff after his winner on debut against Manchester United. For information regarding your data privacy, visit
The only way is Chelsea for Southgate and Gnabry paints North London red
Natalie Sawyer and Gregor Robertson are joined by James Gheerbrant to take a look back at a bad night for Tottenham as they are broken by Bayern. The question has to be whether the end is near for Pochettino. Also, The Times Martyn Ziegler introduces the Premier League's new Chief Executive to the podcast. And, Gareth Southgate joins Frank Lampard in turning to Chelsea's production line. For information regarding your data privacy, visit
Newcastle's identity crisis and the curious case of Chris Wilder
Newcastle's horror show at Leicester has left many questioning Steve Bruce's methods already - but is it too early to judge the new Toon boss? Molly Hudson and Bill Edgar join Natalie Sawyer and Gregor Robertson for more on this, whether Chris Wilder was right to hang his goalkeeper Dean Henderson out to dry, and ask whether anyone actually wants to win The Championship. For information regarding your data privacy, visit