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The Indy Football Podcast

A weekly podcast from The Independent's football team covering the Premier League, the Champions League and everything else fans need to know. A rotating panel of guests including players, agents and coaches will join host Luke Brown, as well as others from the Independent football team. Recording every Wednesday, The Indy Football Podcast will bring you all the analysis and in-depth previews you need for the week ahead.

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BUMPER EPISODE: Premier League Season Preview

Ed Malyon is joined by Miguel Delaney, Mark Critchley and Jack Austin to pick their way through every Premier League team ahead of the new season, answering your questions on each and staking their claims for who will win, stay up, and go down. And then discussing their favourite season so far.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 24mins

11 Aug 2017

Rank #1

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Manchester United beat Tottenham, a look at Solskjaer vs Pochettino and some book talk

Ed Malyon, Miguel Delaney and the Wall Street Journal's Joshua Robinson are in the studio to dissect the weekend's big game at Wembley, discuss what it means and take a deep dive into Joshua's new book, The Club. The guys also chat about spying and espionage in sport after Leeds and Derby were embroiled in a rowSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

47mins

14 Jan 2019

Rank #2

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Mourinho replaces Pochettino at Tottenham – special episode

Host Luke Brown is joined by Miguel Delaney, Tony Evans and Jack Rathborn to discuss the sensational news that Jose Mourinho is replacing Mauricio Pochettino as Tottenham Hotspur manager. Is Mourinho really the right man for the job? Does Daniel Levy know what he has let himself in for? And what does Pochettino do next? Miguel also compares Spurs to Malaga, for some reason. All that and more!See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

38mins

20 Nov 2019

Rank #3

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Jose Mourinho's THRD SZN, Chelsea beat Arsenal and some All or Nothing talk

Ed Malyon is joined by Jack Pitt-Brooke to discuss All or Nothing: Manchester City, Lawrence Ostlere who was at Brighton's win over Manchester United and Luke Brown, who saw Chelsea's nascent project overcome Unai Emery's own fresh start.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

42mins

20 Aug 2018

Rank #4

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Watford top of the league, West Ham bottom of it and some England discussion

Ed Malyon is back but he's not alone, with Jack Pitt-Brooke to talk about Watford's win over Spurs and positive start as well as why West Ham are in so much trouble. Jonathan Liew joins the fun to discuss England and Luke Brown calls in with a report from Arsenal.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

43mins

3 Sep 2018

Rank #5

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Ranking the World Cup nations from one to 32

This week the Indy Football Podcast’s revered host Ed Malyon returned to the hot seat, and was joined by reporters Jack Pitt-Brooke and Jack Austin to rank the World Cup nations from 1-32, discuss what they’ve learned from the international friendlies so far, and announce another giveaway.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

36mins

26 Mar 2018

Rank #6

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Champions League semi-final preview, FA Cup analysis, Wenger's departure and Kevin Strootman interview

Ed Malyon is joined by Jonathan Liew and Jack Austin to discuss the weekend's FA Cup semi-finals, Arsene Wenger's announced departure after 22 years at Arsenal, and also preview the Champions League semi-finals with Jack speaking to Roma's Kevin Strootman.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

58mins

23 Apr 2018

Rank #7

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World Cup daily: England to play Croatia in the semi-finals, yes that is really happening

Ed Malyon is joined by delirious pairing Jonathan Liew and Jack Pitt-Brooke from Samara, where England have just seen off Sweden to win their first World Cup quarter-final in a generation. They will play Croatia, who saw off Russia on penaltiesSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

16mins

8 Jul 2018

Rank #8

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Sir Alex Ferguson, Arsene Wenger's goodbye, relegation confusion and plenty of tangents

This week Ed Malyon is joined by Jonathan Liew, Miguel Delaney and Jack Pitt-Brooke to discuss the weekend's fixtures, Arsene Wenger's final home game, Sir Alex Ferguson's bout of ill health and much more besides including the Hunger GamesSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

54mins

8 May 2018

Rank #9

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World Cup daily: France vs Argentina and Portugal vs Uruguay preview

Ed Malyon and Jonathan Liew are in Moscow to preview two belting round-of-16 ties, they check in with Jack Pitt-Brooke in St Petersburg and Miguel Delaney who is still marooned in Kaliningrad... and he's not so happy about itSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

41mins

29 Jun 2018

Rank #10

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Predicting the end of the season: Where will teams finish?

Ed Malyon is joined by Jack Pitt-Brooke and Lawrence Ostlere to talk through the weekend's action and argue how the table will look come May.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

42mins

18 Dec 2017

Rank #11

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The thriller at Anfield, Arsenal's nadir and Sanchez fleeing

Ed Malyon is joined by Miguel Delaney and Jack Pitt-Brooke to analyse the weekend's action including City's first domestic defeat of the season, as Liverpool drilled four past the the league leaders in thrilling fashion. We also discuss Arsenal's woes, losing this weekend and seemingly soon to lose Alexis Sanchez.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

51mins

15 Jan 2018

Rank #12

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Champions League preview, Jadon Sancho interview plus what now for Chelsea?

Ed Malyon, Jack Pitt-Brooke and Miguel Delaney are reunited - three men, two microphones, one podcast. The guys discuss Jack's trip to Dortmund to interview Jadon Sancho, the Premier League's stand-out result of the weekend and a big dose of Champions League previewSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

38mins

11 Feb 2019

Rank #13

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Mourinho vs Conte, the next big transfers, and VAR

After a weekend that consisted mostly of televised goalless draws, Ed Malyon is joined by Miguel Delaney and Jack Pitt-Brooke to look at the spat that instead got our attention - between Messrs Mourinho and Conte. We also delve into the transfer market to ponder over the next big signing and discuss the use of a Video Assistant Referee.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

41mins

8 Jan 2018

Rank #14

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Chelsea's vital win, Wenger blames offside, West Ham replacement rumours

After the weekend's fixtures, Ed Malyon is joined by Miguel Delaney and Jack Pitt-Brooke to discuss the action.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

37mins

6 Nov 2017

Rank #15

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Premier League season review, teams of the year and assorted fun

Jack Pitt-Brooke was joined by Jonathan Liew, Miguel Delaney and the departing Ed Malyon for a season wrap-up episode, discussion on Neil Etheridge and a look at trickle-down economicsSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

43mins

15 May 2019

Rank #16

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FA Cup upsets, the perfect back-up striker, and West Ham's incredible transfer policy

A review of the FA Cup fourth round that saw Liverpool and West Ham crash out takes a sideways turn as the all-star cast of Jack Pitt-Brooke, Miguel Delaney and Jonathan Liew join Ed Malyon to chat whether clubs can be too big to succeed in the Football League, how to find a good back-up striker, and a preview of transfer deadline day.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

43mins

29 Jan 2018

Rank #17

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How Man City won the league, relegation battle, and Championship promotion contenders

Ed Malyon is joined by Miguel Delaney, Ben Burrows and Matt Murphy to discuss the weekend's football action including Man City winning the Premier League, the relegation battle and who might be coming up into the top flight next seasonSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

41mins

16 Apr 2018

Rank #18

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WORLD CUP SPECIAL: Reviewing Russia 2018 draw and Arsenal's sloppy defeat

Following the World Cup draw on Friday, Ed Malyon is joined by Jack Pitt-Brooke and Miguel Delaney to sift through the possible outcomes for the tournament. We also looked back on Saturday's clash between Arsenal and Man Utd at the Emirates.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

49mins

4 Dec 2017

Rank #19

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Man Utd v Liverpool, statistics, and Thatcher's war against football

Jack Pitt-Brooke, Miguel Delaney and Jonathan Liew were joined by Tony Evans, whose new book 'Two Tribes' is about football and politics in the 1985-86 season. They talk about Manchester United, Liverpool, the limitations of statistics in spotting players, what Margaret Thatcher thought of football and whether the game has politicised or depoliticised as it has globalised.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

57mins

12 Mar 2018

Rank #20