The Totally Football Show with James Richardson

Join James Richardson, a few familiar friends and some new voices too as they take you through all the twists and turns of the 2017-18 football season in the Premier League and around Europe

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Join James Richardson, a few familiar friends and some new voices too as they take you through all the twists and turns of the 2017-18 football season in the Premier League and around Europe
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2019-01-17 16:29
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Fresh trousers

Jimbo’s joined by Duncan Alexander, Emma Saunders and Matt Davies-Adams to talk Bielsa’s mega PowerPoint presentation and look ahead to Chelsea v Arsenal and the rest of the Premier League weekend. Plus, failed aspirations; second (half of) season synd...
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Quiet. Too quiet

Jimbo’s got Michael Cox, Daniel Storey and Ian Irving on board to talk about a great De Gea day for United at Wembley; a new level of punditry from Rio Ferdinand and Richard Keys; and a wonderful weekend for own goals RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: Spurs ...
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Medium rare

Jimbo welcomes Rafa Honigstein, Daniel Storey and Tom Williams to the pod to talk nine goal hauls, VAR, Salt Bae, God’s will and a weekend of relegation six pointers   RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: City 9 - 0 Burton and a vulgar display of power (01m 00...
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Failing upwards

Jimbo is joined by Daniel Storey, Michael Cox and Jack Lang to talk FA Cup shocks, sweary commentators, HG Wells and what Peter Crouch has in common with Michelle Obama RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1: FA Cup review 1 - Newport, Oldham and a big day out in ...
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Interspecies romance

Jimbo is joined by James Horncastle, Lynsey Hooper, Sasha Goryunov and Tom Williams to fine margins and other wisdom from City’s victory over Liverpool. Plus, Pulisic heads to Chelsea and other transfer tales; the magic of the (French) Cup; and having ...
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Old Norse

Jimbo has Michael Cox, Duncan Alexander and Matt Davies-Adams in for the final pod of the year, talking Liverpool, City, Liverpool-City and Shkodran Mustafi’s New Year’s Eve eve. Plus, our stars, flops, surprises and moments of the season so far RUNNI...
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Rogue One

Jimbo, Duncan Alexander, Rafa Honigstein and Carl Anka are here to catch up with the past seven days at the top and bottom of the Premier League and around Europe. Are Tottenham now Liverpool’s main rival for the title? Plus, Eddie Howe’s home decor; t...
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A Roy of the Rovers special!

Iain Macintosh is joined by Football 365's John Nicholson and new Roy of the Rovers writers Tom Palmer and Rob Williams to talk about 60+ years of Roy Race and Melchester Rovers and the character's amazing new reboot  Find out more at [royoftherover...
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A soothing balm

Jimbo has Emma Saunders, Jack Lang and Lynsey Hooper to keep him company on our final show before Christmas as we discuss the new regime at Old Trafford, look ahead to the weekend’s fixtures at the top and bottom of the Premier League, and bemoan the e...
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Heaven knowns Mou’s miserable now

The deed has been done - Manchester United have sacked Jose Mourinho. Has he become an angry self-parody living in the past? And what’s next for the once-Special One and, indeed, United? Jimbo, Rory Smith, Tom Williams, Ian Irving, Carl Anka and Iain M...
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Minstrels and Opal Fruits

Jimbo has Michael Cox, Daniel Storey and Natalie Gedra for the ride to discuss Liverpool’s return to the top and United’s race to the bottom. Plus: the Alpine Klopp makes his mark; the Champions League draw; and Christmas jumpers in Brazil RUNNING ORD...
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Craig David and the drummer from Coldplay

Jimbo lines up alongside Pat Nevin, Jame Horncastle and Alvaro Romeo to talk Champions League, Liverpool-United, drumsticks and plastic pitches RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Liverpool 1 - 0 Napoli (02m 10s) • PART 1b: Liverpool v Man U preview (10m 40s...
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This does not slip

Jimbo has Ian Irving, Sasha Goryunov and Michael Cox to analyse Liverpool overtaking City at the top of the Premier League. Plus, Alvaro Romeo on Tottenham’s trip to Barcelona; the Copa Liberatodores; and playing too much Fortnite RUNNING ORDER:  • P...
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Better from the waist down

Jimbo is joined by Duncan Alexander, David Preece and Tom Williams to round up the Premier League's midweek games and look ahead to Chelsea v City et al. Plus: the lowdown on Ralph Hasenhüttl; Alisson v Ederson; and Monaco or bust RUNNING ORDER:  • P...
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Jimbo has Michael Cox, Daniel Storey and Carl Anka for company to look back on Divock Origi’s extraordinary late winner and Arsenal’s 4-2 win in the North London derby. Plus, the end of the road for Mark Hughes and a new Intertoto Cup! RUNNING ORDER: ...
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92 million babies and rising

Jimbo lines up alongside Duncan Alexander, Tom Williams and Julien Laurens to divine lessons from the Champions League and look ahead to a weekend of derbies in the Premier League. Plus, a brief history of 5-5 draws; crunch time in MLS; and the ballad ...
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La final del mundo

Jimbo has Daniel Storey, Ian Irving and Matt Davies-Adams in the studio and Rory Smith on the line from Buenos Aires to look back on the football that did happen in the Premier League and the football that didn’t happen in Argentina.  Plus: much love f...
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The wind of change

Jimbo is joined by Rafa Honigstein, Emma Saunders and James Horncastle to wave goodbye to the Nations League and say shalom to the Premier League.  Plus, rebranding Watford; footballers’ film and TV cameos; and the science of rock-paper-scissors RUNNI...
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That looming bonce

Jimbo, Julien Laurens, Daniel Storey and Tom Williams break down England’s (heroic) progress and the other stories from the Nations League. Plus, lucky bottoms, Jilly Cooper and footballers in films RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: England 2 - 1 Croatia an...
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Wise after the event

Jimbo, Duncan Alexander, ESPN's Natalie Gedra and Matt Davies-Adams discuss Claudio Ranieri’s arrival at Fulham. Plus: the Nations League, golden goodbyes and bad Brazilians  RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Tales from the Opta Joe quiz (0m 40s) 
• PART 1...
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Jimbo has Daniel Storey, Kelly Cates and Julien Laurens on board to recap City’s squash match with United and rest of the Premier League and European weekend. Plus, Rafa Honigstein on Der Klassiker, Sam Kelly on the Superclásico, and Cobi Jones on Engl...
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Jimbo welcomes Pat Nevin, James Horncastle and Tom Williams to the pod to talk about United’s Fellaini-inspired comeback in Turin and the rest of the Champions League. Plus, Liverpool’s lost spark; Fulham at rock bottom; and non league nominative deter...
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Definite imperfections

Jimbo is accompanied by Melissa Reddy, Sasha Goryunov and Benji Lanyado to discuss City being a class apart; West Ham turning the corner (again); the most talented 14-year-old in Paraguay; and the Uncle Jeff co-efficient    RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a:...
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A long, dark teatime of the soul

Jimbo, Daniel Storey, James Horncastle and Matt Davies-Adams talk own goals, fights and flying coins in the wide world of football, from the Carabao Cup to the Copa Libertadores and everything in between. RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Chelsea 3 - 2 Derby...
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Introducing: The Totally Football Show - American Edition

Cobi Jones and the team discuss all the action from MLS decision day and look ahead to the first round of play-offs. With Canadian national player, Lauren Sesselmann, VBFC's Tim Walsh and City Of Angels FC's PJ Harrison. If you like what you hear, ...
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Tragedy at Leicester

Jimbo is joined by Michael Cox, Jack Lang, Alvaro Romeo and Jonathan Northcroft to reflect on the tragic events at Leicester. Plus, Barca rule the Clasico; the Ross Barkley renaissance; and LA Galaxy miss out on the playoffs RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1: ...
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The missing ingredient is love

Jimbo, Julien Laurens, Carl Anka and Duncan Alexander reflect on the lessons learned from the Champions League. Plus, the beginning of the end for Spurs; Graham Hunter on El Clasico; and Decision Day in MLS RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: CL takeaways (01...
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The tactics of a poisonous snake

Jimbo, Rafa Honigstein, Daniel Storey, Michael Cox and Ian Irving dissect the Premier League weekend and look ahead to a crucial weekend in the Champions League for Man United and Spurs. Plus: Real on the rocks and Messi in a sling; Cobi Jones on the M...
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In and around

Jimbo, Duncan Alexander, Emma Saunders and Tom Williams look back on England’s amazing night in Spain.  Plus, why Gibraltar are better than Germany on current form; a bottom o’ the table clash between Cardiff and Fulham; and will it be Mou’s last stand...
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Jean Claude Dundee

Jimbo has Rafa Honigstein, Jack Lang and Daniel Storey in the pod to round up all things Nations League. Plus, Julien Laurens on Monaco’s appointment of Thierry Henry; Andrew Slaven on Scotland’s woes; and how to work out your Dutch fullback name. Plus...
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Merry on astrolager

Jimbo is joined by Sunday Times football correspondent Jonathan Northcroft, David Preece and Matt Davies-Adams to look ahead to England’s double-header with Croatia and Spain and the rest of the Nations League. Plus, World Cup memories, darts with Dele...
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Very Friedrich the Great

Jimbo welcomes Michael Cox, Daniel Storey and Sasha Goryunov to talk about the tightest title race in Europe (that’ll be the Premier League, folks). Plus, the rebirth of Ross Barkley; the decline of Wes Morgan; and tales from Russian amateur leagues R...
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Iron fists and glass bottles

Jimbo has Pat Nevin, Lynsey Hooper (The Offside Rule podcast) and James Horncastle on board to talk Champions League and cabbages, and to look ahead to Liverpool v City.  Plus: Grace Jones, model railways and under fire at the Azteca  
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A tactical dirty protest

Jimbo, Daniel Storey, Matt Davies-Adams and Michael Cox wax lyrical about Liverpool’s draw with Chelsea and mull over Mou’s self-sabotage. Plus, Champions League, WSL, the artists formerly known as Videoton 
RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Chelsea 1 - 1 L...
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A luxury Ricky Van Wolfswinkel

Jimbo has Duncan Alexander, Michael Cox and Tom Williams in the studio and Rory Smith on the line to discuss Man United’s odd couple, Mourinho and Pogba. Plus: Liverpool and Chelsea tango again, the greatest banger of 2003, and rethinking Jurassic Park...
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Filial pride

Jimbo, Rafa Honigstein, Melissa Reddy, Michael Cox and Adam Bate talk Liverpool, Chelsea (and Liverpool v Chelsea), the Bundesliga in flux and Watford being worthy of the hype 
RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Liverpool 3 - 0 Saints (02m 40s) • PART 1b: W...
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Guess who's coming to dinner

Jimbo is flanked by James Horncastle, Julien Laurens and Duncan Alexander as they muse on the mixed Champions League openers for Liverpool, Spurs and City.  Plus, West Ham on the up, and more reasons to love N’Golo Kante (and Glenn Murray) RUNNING ORD...
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Stressing the second syllable

Jimbo has Daniel Storey, Sasha Goryunov and Ian Irving for company as they talk Premier League, Champions League, Young Boys and old ladies 
RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: Chelsea’s title challenge (01m 00s) • PART 1b: Tottenham 1 - 2 Liverpool; PSG hea...
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Shouting at the clouds

Jimbo is partnered by Jack Lang, James Horncastle and Dr Tom Markham to wrap up the international break and look ahead to Liverpool v Spurs, Watford v Man U and the return of the Premier League. Plus, George Weah and son; Maradona’s latest gig; and the...
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Put the church in the centre of the village

Jimbo, Michael Cox, Daniel Storey and Tom Williams give a thumbs up to the start of the Nations League. Plus, John Terry heads to Moscow and a crash course in Comoros  
RUNNING ORDER:  • PART 1a: All hail the Nations League (01m 00s) • PART 2a: Engl...
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Scarcity rather than abundance

Jimbo, Julien Laurens, Alvaro Romeo and James Horncastle look ahead to the opening games in the the Nations League. Plus, Danish YouTubers, an MLS update and has (that) Ronaldo bitten off more than even he can chew?
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Who? Why? Where? Watford?

Jimbo, Michael Cox, Daniel Storey and David Preece discuss the Premier League's entertainers (accidental and otherwise), winning runs and goalkeeping blunders

 RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Watford 2 - 1 Spurs (02m 20s) • PART 1b: Chelsea and Liverpo...
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A carefully constructed Machiavellian plan

Jimbo, Opta's Duncan Alexander, Tom Williams and James Horncastle talk big bouncy wins, respect, and rethinking possession stats. Plus, Fortnite, the Old Firm, and a farewell to Deuce RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Man U 0 - 3 Spurs, meltdowns and shiftin...
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The system is our enemy

Jimbo is joined by Michael Cox, Matt Davies-Adams and Harriet Drugde to discuss Watford’s flying start, Ozil’s cold, and crisps on the pitch. Plus, Liverpool hit top spot, more of the same from Arsenal, and a record-breaking weekend for the women’s gam...
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No retreat, no surrender

Jimbo, David Preece, James Horncastle and Julien Laurens look ahead to everything in the Premier League this weekend. Plus, an apology to Crystal Palace, Thierry Henry heads to Bordeaux and Jean-Claude Van Damme’s big break RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: ...
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Buzz cuts, bitter brews and Bashkortostan

Jimbo has Michael Cox, Carl Anka and Sasha Goryunov for company to analyse United's collapse at Brighton. Plus, condiments and tales from the German Cup RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1: Brighton, buzzcuts and bandanas - Man U’s horror show (02m 00s) • PART ...
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Dismantling mythologies

Jimbo is joined by Rafa Honigstein, Jack Lang and Matt Davies-Adams to discuss Arsenal’s upcoming trip to Chelsea, possible signs of regression at Spurs, and what's in store in the Bundesliga this season RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: New surnames, Madonn...
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The circle of life

Jimbo, Michael Cox, Daniel Storey and Tom Williams kick off the (tricky) second season of the Totally Football Show by chatting geese, goals, gloating and more RUNNING ORDER: • PART 1a: Weekend highlights (00m 40s) • PART 1b: Arsenal 0 - 2 City - Ci...
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It's good to be back

Jimbo, Daniel Storey, Julien Laurens, and Adam Bate are here to bring in the new Premier League season with this bumper preview show. They discuss whether anyone can topple Manchester City, whether the three new-boys will still be there in nine months ...
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The ballad of Carlos Kaiser

Carlos Kaiser is a legend in Brazil, after he carved out a 20-year career at some of the country's top clubs despite never actually playing a match.  Why did he live this life of deception - and how did he get away with it?  Director Louis Myles and pr...
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