Rank #1: All about Trent Alexander-Arnold
The Liverpudlian talks about playing head tennis on holiday, reveals the thinking behind THAT corner against Barcelona, discusses staying moves ahead on the chess board and on the pitch - and explains why he would loving nothing more than wearing the captain's armband at Anfield.
Oct 31 2019
Rank #2: All about West Ham with Rice, Fabianski and more
We find out what really happened to Declan Rice in the hilarious viral video that did the rounds in the off-season, and why he asked Manuel Pellegrini to go out on loan to the Championship at the start of last season.
Also, we explain to Lukasz Fabianski why he is so sought-after in Fantasy Football, Carlton Cole's thoughts on new record signing Sebastian Haller and why nobody enjoys sleep more than defender Issa Diop.
Aug 04 2019
Rank #3: All about Leicester with Schmeichel, Rodgers and Fuchs
Hear from manager Brendan Rodgers on trying to break into the top 6, what superhero character Leicester player of the season Ricardo Pereira would come to training as, Christian Fuchs' big esports plan and goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel speaks from the heart about late owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.
Aug 03 2019
Rank #4: Chris Smalling: Maidstone, Man United and Messi
He tells Guillem Balague about the importance of tackling racism in football and the crucial role Raheem Sterling has had. Smalling talks about that elbow on Lionel Messi in Manchester United’s Champions League Quarter Final first leg and whether they can turnaround a 1-0 deficit against Barcelona. And he reveals who has the worst taste in music in United’s changing room. It’s Chris Smalling as you’ve never heard him before.
Apr 12 2019
Rank #5: Hazard’s off as Chelsea win Europa League
May 29 2019
Rank #6: Mandela to Mourinho – Juan Mata exclusive interview
Mar 26 2019
Rank #7: All about Villa with Grealish, Smith, Mings and more
Learn how Jack Grealish's Mum was more worried than he was when he was attacked by a Birmingham fan, why Tyrone Mings knew he'd 'made it' when he upgraded his Citroën Saxo to a Vauxhall Corsa, why manager Dean Smith 'had to' sign over 10 players this summer and how we've all been pronouncing Conor Hourihane's name incorrectly.
If that isn't enough we also catch up with club captain James Chester and new signings Jota and Matt Targett.
Joining Steve throughout the pod is Villa legend Dion Dublin.
Aug 01 2019
Rank #8: Inside Leeds: How Bielsa Works
Feb 28 2019
Rank #9: Pep Music: The songs that made Guardiola
Speaking to Guillem Balague he talks at length about his upbringing, family life, Barcelona, New York, politics and his special relationship with the people of Manchester. Guardiola also opens up about the night his wife and two daughters were caught up in the Manchester Arena Attack.
Oct 25 2018
Rank #10: All about Arsenal with Aubameyang, Mkhitaryan, Bellerin and Pepe
Aug 07 2019
Rank #11: The key matches of Rafa Benitez’s career
Apr 25 2019
Rank #12: All About Kieran Trippier (in Madrid)
They discuss his move from the Premier League to La Liga and how he has adapted to the Spanish climate.
Also they talk about his relationship with his manager Diego Simeone and how he still talks to Sean Dyche on a weekly basis.
Jan 27 2020
Rank #13: All about Raheem: Is Sterling the most influential sportsperson in Britain?
They consider if the England and Manchester City forward is one of the most influential sports stars of this generation.
May 15 2019
Rank #14: Bury FC expelled from the Football League
A takeover deal to buy Bury FC collapsed earlier on Tuesday and the club couldn’t prove to the EFL that it had the funds to continue or find a new buyer before the deadline of 5pm.
The news broke at 11pm that the club had been expelled from the Football League and we were there to get the reaction from emotional fans who were still at Gigg Lane in the hope their club could be saved.
We also discuss the news that Bolton Wanderers has been given an extension of 14 days, but as Mike explains, they could be the second club to be expelled from the Football League, sooner rather than later.
Aug 28 2019
Rank #15: All about Liverpool with Klopp and Robertson
Aug 06 2019
Rank #16: Coronavirus: It's Statman again - what happens next for football?
Mar 14 2020
Rank #17: The day that Bury survived?
Aug 23 2019
Rank #18: All about Bernardo Silva - exclusive interview
The 25-year-old discusses his first experience of the Manchester rain, singing in the shower, the incredible demands of playing for Pep Guardiola and the club’s quest to win the Champions League.
Aug 15 2019
Rank #19: Meet England's World Cup squad
Former England players Rachel Brown-Finnis and Rachel Yankey and commentator Vicki Sparks join the panel - as we get to know the likes of Steph Houghton, Nikita Parris and Jill Scott as they prepare to jet off for France ahead of the tournament which starts on 7 June.
And we get the gossip on what happened when the team went camping with the SAS and who sang Take That songs around the camp fire.
May 23 2019
Rank #20: Can the Premier League cope with the coronavirus crisis?
We hear from National League chairman Brian Barwick and football finance expert Nick Harris to discuss how teams will cope.
Apr 07 2020