Rank #1: 12 - English clubs on the rise in Europe?
This week on Defending in Numbers, our host Rob Armstrong is joined by Carl Anka and George Elek. They discuss the positive start for English clubs in Europe, the challenges facing Zidane in Madrid and the exciting race at the top of Serie A.
Nov 02 2017
Rank #2: 19 - The £75 million man
This week on Defending in Numbers our host Rob Armstrong is joined by Nic English and Adam Boultwood. On the agenda - will Virgil van Dijk herald a new era for Liverpool? Is Mark Hughes' time up at Stoke? And just who is Everton target Cenk Tosun?
Jan 04 2018
Rank #3: 18 - Is Harry Kane Europe's best number 9?
This week on Defending in Numbers our host Rob Armstrong is joined in the studio by Oli Young-Myles and Jake Entwistle to examine Harry Kane and Kylian Mbappé's phenomenal scoring records, the mystery of Barcelona's La Liga lead and ask "What is the City Football Group?"
Dec 28 2017
Rank #4: 17 - The Ronaldo delusion
This week on Defending in Numbers our host Rob Armstrong is joined in the studio by Ali Maxwell and Lee Warner to answer the week's biggest questions. Is Mo Salah the best Liverpool striker since Luis Suárez and can Arsenal stop him? Just why did Cristiano Ronaldo ask for a guard of honour and the Nou Cam and why did Barcelona say no? And how has Nuno Espírito Santo turned Wolves around?
Dec 21 2017
Rank #5: 21 - Three minutes of orgasmic football
This week on Defending in Numbers our host Rob Armstrong is joined in the studio by guests Jake Entwistle and Oli Young-Myles. Is Roberto Firmino Liverpool's most important player? Is Son Heung-min the League's most under-rated player? Is Andy Carroll off to Chelsea? All this and more up for debate on this week's show. Enjoy!
Jan 18 2018
Rank #6: 15 - Witches spell horror start for Gattuso
This week on Defending in Numbers our host Rob Armstrong is joined in the studio by George Elek and a pod debutant, former professional keeper David Preece. They applaud the goal-scoring antics of Benevento keeper Alberto Brignoli and admire David de Gea's performance at Arsenal, asking what the game at the Emirates can tell us about xG's value as a stat. We also look ahead to the forthcoming transfer window. Yes, it really is almost that time of year again.
Dec 07 2017
Rank #7: 14 - Records tumbling as Pep marches on
This week on Defending in Numbers our host Rob Armstrong is joined in the studio by Jake Entwistle and pod debutant Adam Boultwood. The lads discuss record-breaking Manchester City, wonder what's going on at Dortmund and look ahead to this weekend's clash between Arsenal and Manchester United, which you can hear live on Deezer on Saturday at 5.30pm.
Nov 30 2017
Rank #8: 13 - Mo goals, no problem
Defending in Numbers returns from the international break, and joining our host Rob Armstrong in the studio are Jake Entwistle and George Elek. Covering more ground than Mesut Özil, this week the lads praise Mo Salah's fast start at Liverpool, consider Valencia's return to the upper reaches of La Liga and discuss Arsenal's appointment of top scout Sven Mislintat.
Nov 23 2017
Rank #9: Introducing Talk Stew with Reggie Yates
Welcome to Talk Stew, the new podcast from Reggie Yates and Deezer...
Nov 14 2017
Rank #10: 20 - Will video kill the reffing hoo-ha?
This week on Defending in Numbers our host Rob Armstrong is joined in the studio by David Preece and Ali Maxwell. On the agenda this week - Arsenal's FA Cup disappointment at Forest, the debut of VAR in English football and Coutinho's big-money move to Barcelona. We also get to the bottom of the Rooney Rule.
Jan 11 2018