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103 Premier league returns - Liverpool, Manchester United and Arsenal, Cardiff City, PR, AVE + more

September 11th, 2019


This week we were joined by Dan Tyte, acclaimed author and MD of Working Word, to look at the returning premier league and highlight Liverpool, …

102 LIVE FROM IKEA International football returns, European league roundup, a premier league glance

September 4th, 2019


This week we were very lucky to record at Ikea in Cardiff - you guys are amazing hosts - to talk the return of international football and why its only exciting at summer tournaments. We also have a look at La Liga, …

BONUS EPISODE w/ The Strength Temple talking mental health, social media, motivation, nature + more

September 1st, 2019


This week we were very lucky to sit down with Richie Norton, aka The Strength Temple, to talk mental health in sport, why its vitally important and why more needs to be done as it’s just as important as good physical …

101 Why are Manchester United awful, RIP Bury, Arsenal vs Spurs, gambling + ATR X CSKA Kit reveal

August 28th, 2019


On this weeks episode we were once again joined by CSKA Sophia Gardens captain Jordan Lloyd to unveil the clubs new kit for their upcoming season which we are very proud to be the front of shirt sponsor for! We …

100 Liverpool v Arsenal, Chelsea struggling, Newcastle woes, Spurs fire and racism in football

August 21st, 2019


This week we sat down for our 100th episode! Absolute scenes
We look ahead to Liverpool vs Arsenal and ask if the Gunners back line will be able to …

99 w/ Jordan from CSKA talking Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea + the best Wolves game ever

August 14th, 2019


This week we welcomed Jordan Lloyd captain of CSKA onto the show to discuss who they are, what they do and an exciting announcement about our future. …

98 Premier league predictions with Captain Gareth, Manchester United and Arsenal woes plus more

August 7th, 2019


This week we give our premier league predictions as the busiest league in the world begins. We discuss all the biggest transfer stories that have happened this week and talk about the latest gossip. We discuss why …

BONUS EPISODE- Interview with Michael Sheen at Homeless World Cup 2019 in Cardiff

August 4th, 2019


This weekend we were very lucky to be able to sit down with the absolute legend and star of Good Omens (and Welsh dragon) Michael Sheen to discuss …

97 At Museum of Cardiff talking Cardiff City, the history of our city, Homeless World Cup plus seals

July 31st, 2019


This week we were joined by Victoria from Museum of Cardiff. We learnt how the museum started, its history and future. We also heard the incredible impact sport including football has had on the city. We also hear about …

96 Homeless World Cup edition plus best and worst transfers featuring Manchester United and Arsenal

July 24th, 2019


This week we discuss the incredible, life changing tournament that is the Homeless World Cup that’s taking place in our home city of Cardiff this weekend. We talk the best and worst transfers deals with Maguire to …

95 Manchester United and Maguire, storming Area 51, Arsenal, Juventus and this years best new kits

July 17th, 2019


This week we talk the uninspiring Harry Maguire to Manchester United and/or Manchester City ... maybe not and actually. Casting couch with Arsenal and all the supporter groups who got #WeCareDoYou trending, love in with …


July 10th, 2019


Which ex Manchester City striker came back 3 stone overweight for pre season? Which ex Manchester United goalkeeper hates Magic Mike? Which ex Spurs striker pined for Sunderland? Who joined current England manager …

93 Manchester United, Manchester City and Harry Maguire, Juventus, Real Madrid, Forest + Flat Earth

July 3rd, 2019


This week we were joined by Rob from Little Man Coffee in Cardiff to talk Manchester United and Manchester City transfer policy, Real Madrid and …

92 with Heavy mental pod talking mental health, social media and the pressure cooker of football

June 26th, 2019


AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT ... This week we are sponsored by NickiBockerGlory.com (@nickibockerglory on them socials) and filmed at Twin Made (@twin_made) in O Dan Nosa Da (@odannosda) in Cardiff with …

91 Manchester United transfer policy, Statsbomb, the social media age and no loyalty for Totti. ATR

June 19th, 2019


This week we talk transfer gossip, look in depth at Manchester United’s new look transfer policy and direction plus have a chat with Ted Knutson from …

90 with Kongs Cardiff talking Manchester United are garbage, Transfer rumours, video games, FIFA WWC

June 12th, 2019


This week we recorded at the amazing Kongs Cardiff with Rob and Tom. We talk about what makes their arcade game themed bar one of the hubs of Cardiff’s night life, what our favourite football games are, breakdown the …

89 Where do Liverpool go from here, Nations league, Women’s World Cup, mo Salah and a gulp of squash

June 5th, 2019


This week we ask if Liverpool winning the champions league is the start of the Klopp led dynasty, if Poch has taken Spurs as far as he can, why we …

88 Champions League final Liverpool vs Spurs, all change at Milan + Juventus, Chelsea glory

May 29th, 2019


This week we talk the most important champions league final for a long time with Liverpool facing Spurs, English clubs dominating in Europe and the …

87 Manchester City, Europa League final Arsenal vs Chelsea, Real Madrid, Juventus, Ajax, Lyon

May 22nd, 2019


This week we talk the all English Europa league between Arsenal vs Chelsea and ask who has the most pressure to succeed, Man City and Pep historic domestic treble, Allegri leaving Juventus, Ronaldo player of the year, …

86 Manchester United debate, Premier League round up, FA Cup preview, Man City rule, Liverpool +more

May 15th, 2019


“HOW HAS HE PULLED PICKLES OUT OF THE BAG?!” This week we look back at the Premier league and the predictions we all made at the start of the season, discuss why Manchester United are an utter shambles, look ahead to …

85 Liverpool and Barcelona, so long Cardiff City, Manchester United and Arsenal Slip, Spurs battle

May 8th, 2019


This week we talk the absolute barnstormer that was Liverpool vs Barcelona in one of the best champions league seasons we can remember, why we will …

84 Talking Cardiff Bluebelles, Liverpool and Man City, top 4 rave, team of the year, taxidermy +more

May 1st, 2019


This week we were very excited to record at the amazing Broken Hare in Cardiff and be joined by Adam Hewings, the 1st team manager of the record breaking Cardiff Bluebelles team. We talked the craziest premier league …

83 Manchester United are a hot mess, player of the year, racism in football and design with Dan Bird

April 24th, 2019


This week we were joined by Dan Bird to talk the importance of design in football, the hot mess that is Manchester United, discuss the player of the year and young player of the year nominations, racism in football and …

82 The Benjam special talking Manchester City, Cardiff City and Brighton, Man United + more

April 17th, 2019


This week we welcomed Paddy on the podcast to talk the much loved Ben McDonald, the Benjam event organised in his name at Cardiff Depot for Welsh Hearts on May 2nd and why you all need to be there. We also talk …

BONUS EPISODE w/ Tommy Heaney talking VAR, Chelsea, Real Madrid, Cardiff City, Liverpool plus more

April 14th, 2019


Here we are again with a sneaky bonus episode! The legend that is Tommy Heaney was so gracious with his time we managed to record a second episode with him and, according to our co-host Luke, this is the best episode we …

81 w/ Tommy Heaney talking Liverpool title challenge, Man City, Cardiff, Great British menu +more

April 10th, 2019


This week we were very lucky to be invited to Heaney’s in Cardiff to sit down and chat with the legend that is Tommy Heaney to talk great British menu, running a restaurant and your own business, we asked our listeners …

80 Man City are too good, Arsenal, United and Chelsea battle for top 4, Cardiff City fight on + more

April 3rd, 2019


This week we talk the tightest title race in years as City and Liverpool continue to fight it out, look ahead to FA Cup semi finals and somehow …

Bonus episode - Live football quiz at Little Man Coffee in Cardiff - PLAY ALONG AT HOME

March 31st, 2019


A few weeks ago we did our first ever live show. It was a charity football quiz and live podcast recording at Little Man Coffee in our home town of Cardiff. We’ve already published the live podcast sections but thought …

79 Liverpool and Spurs clash, double gameweek from hell for Cardiff City, United season decider

March 27th, 2019


This week we talk the delicious Liverpool vs Spurs game and how it could re-shape the Top 6 forever, Cardiff City and the double game week from hell …

78 Euro 2020 begins, England excitement, Zidane moves back in at Real Madrid, Van Dijk Pizza + more

March 20th, 2019


This week we talk the return of international football as the Euro 2020 qualifiers kick off and relive our love of the World Cup, discuss Zidane going back to Real Madrid and if it’s a good idea, HUGE IF TRUE with a …

77. Our first live show at Little Man Coffee Cardiff Talking VAR, gambling ads and the future. TFR

March 13th, 2019


This week we hosted our first live show at Little Man Coffee Cardiff and it sold out. Thank you to everyone for coming. We talked VAR, our hatred for …

76 Arsenal vs United and the race for 4th, Wolves humble Chelsea, Champions league preview + more

March 6th, 2019


This week we talk the resurgent and exciting again Manchester United, Chelsea on the comeback trails, Corgis for days, Real Madrid and champions league preview, Arsenal on the March, Ajax making history plus loads more.

BONUS EPISODE - Cardiff City X The Grazing Shed collaboration live from Cardiff City Stadium

March 2nd, 2019


We had the absolute pleasure of going to Cardiff City Stadium and making the official burger of the Fifa Ramble podcast with Adam from The Grazing …

75 w/ Little Man Coffee - Liverpool and Everton, Arsenal and Sours, Chelsea and Kepa, Forest love in

February 27th, 2019


This week we were joined by Rob from Little Man Coffee to talk our upcoming live event, the Merseyside and North London derbies, Manchester City juggernaut, Brendan Rodgers and Leicester start their love affair, Sarri …

74 Man United and Liverpool clash, Man City and Chelsea cup final, Spurs title blues and gambling

February 20th, 2019


This week we discuss Chelsea vs Man City cup final and why Chelsea shouldn’t be written off, Manchester United vs Liverpool is going to be game of …

73 Champions League, Man United fall, Liverpool, City and Spurs 3 way, FA Cup magic, Newport County

February 13th, 2019


This we talk PSG beating United, Juventus hope, Liverpool and City march on, Aston Villa and Sheffield United, quiz show, Newport County hope and …

72 Man City on the warpath, Everton expect too much, Cardiff City heart, Sala, Bournemouth and more

February 6th, 2019


This week we talk Man City vs Chelsea clash - could Chelsea take the 3 points? Cardiff City and the heart they are showing making us proud, Liverpool …

71 Spurs are the new Arsenal, United fall just short, Chelsea crisis? Liverpool vs City hots up

January 30th, 2019


This week we talk Spurs being the new Arsenal, Chelsea in a crisis, Liverpool vs Man City title race hots up because of Newcastle, United fall at 8, …

#70 Cardiff City and Sala, FA Cup magic, problems at Spurs, joy at United, trouble at Chelsea

January 23rd, 2019


This week we talk the tragic story of Cardiff City and Emiliano Sala, asking is the FA Cup still magical, Manchester United vs Arsenal, Feta cheese, Premier preview where we ask why Chelsea are so confusing, why …

#69 Arsenal and Chelsea are both limp, Manchester United joy, Hard Brexit Warnock and City attack

January 16th, 2019


This week we preview Arsenal vs Chelsea, discuss the incredible Higuain deal between Juventus, Milan and Chelsea, talk continued Man United joy, Bielsa love in, Neil Warnocks hard brexit (don’t visit Malaysia), …

#68 with Adam from Anna Loka talking being vegan, community , Manchester United, Messi plus more

January 9th, 2019


Veganuary special - This week is like nothing we have ever recorded before. We are joined by Adam from Anna Loka Cardiff. We talk what it means to be vegan, which footballers are vegan, positivity, spirituality, the …

#67 Can Liverpool be caught? Can Solskjaer lead United to the top 4? Are Spurs tired plus more

January 2nd, 2019


This week we ask if Liverpool can be caught at the top of the table, can Solskjaer lead Man United to the top 4, if Spurs are looking tired to anyone …

BONUS EPISODE - what we are thankful for this Christmas

December 27th, 2018


We are currently on our winter break so won’t be talking Manchester United’s Solskjaer revival or Liverpool seemingly marching towards the title or …

#66 Christmas Special talking Mourinho and Man United plus our listener Christmas wishes

December 19th, 2018


This week we talk the break up of the Jose Mourinho and Manchester United relationship, Ole stepping in and leading the charge against Cardiff City, Championship Corner, Champions League preview plus our listeners …

#65 Liverpool vs Manchester United, Arsenal vs Southampton, Man City march on and Jonny Brook

December 12th, 2018


This week we discuss why United will be killed by Liverpool, why Arsenal will destroy Southampton, how Manchester City are (amazingly) under …

#64 Arsenal excite, Klip Klopp and Liverpool, Man United woes, Cardiff City improve and EURO 2020

December 5th, 2018


This week we talk Arsenal showing championship form, Manchester United and Mourinho boring us all to tears, Cardiff City giving Neil Warnock a birthday present, Spurs’ very indifferent form, Brighton surprising all of …

#63 Boring Manchester United, resilient Arsenal, rampant Spurs, imploding Chelsea

November 28th, 2018


This week we talk Mourinho talking the talk but not walking the walk at Manchester United, Arsenal determination (and Ozil heartbreak), Spurs turning it on and Chelsea not being able to do a single thing about it, …

#62 with The Grazing Shed talking Cardiff City, Burgers, Premier League, Serie A plus more

November 21st, 2018


This week we welcomed Adam from The Grazing Shed, Cardiff to Ramble Towers to talk Cardiff City, Burgers, Guardiola, Cardiff Devils, Premier League, …

61 with Handlebarbarista talking Manchester City, VAR, Charlie Austin and is Aguero underrated?

November 14th, 2018


This week we welcome the Handlebarbarista boys into the studio and talk Manchester City, Manchester United and the Manchester Derby. Charlie Austin …

#60 Leicester City, Manchester United revival, Arsenal improvement, European super league

November 7th, 2018


This week we talk Manchester United and Jose Mourinho’s revival, Leicester City and how will they deal with loss, Arsenal and Unai Emery improving on Arsene Wenger’s foundations, looking ahead to the Manchester Derby, …

#59 United on a roll, Bournemouth for Europe, Liverpool title push

October 29th, 2018


It’s the Halloween special featuring special guest Marilyn Manson! This week we talk Manchester United turning things around, Bournemouth might be …

#58 Ronaldo returns, Mourinho fights, Arsenal inspire

October 24th, 2018


This week we talk Manchester United and Jose coming out fighting, Cardiff City’s dramatic first win, Arsenal continue to inspire, Manchester City destroy Burnley, Watford shock, PSG kind of storm on, Juventus slightly …

#57 with Jeff from Bigmoose Coffee Co talking homeless World Cup, Spurs, Everest

October 17th, 2018


This week we had the absolute pleasure of sitting down and chatting to Jeff from Bigmoose about his inspiring story including who Bigmoose are and …

#56 Man Utd come from behind, Arsenal deliver, Mahrez doesnt

October 10th, 2018


This week we talk Manchester United’s come from behind victory over Newcastle, Arsenal’s phenomenal start to life under Emery, Dwight Yorke’s CV, …

#55 Cardiff Bluebelles, Boring Man Utd, Champions League joy

October 4th, 2018


We explore the world of the Cardiff Bluebelles - South Wales’ fastest rising Women’s football team, we discuss Cardiff City and their dinosaur tactics, why Manchester United are the most boring side in Europe, the man …

#54 Sir Alex returns, City destroy, Liverpool feast

September 24th, 2018


In this weeks episode we talk Burnley turning up (finally) and beating Bournemouth, Manchester City turning it up even more against Cardiff City, …

#53 Spurs woes, Liverpool shine, Chelsea glorious

September 19th, 2018


This week we talk Champions League, Spurs woes, Liverpool continuing to shine, Chelsea quietly having an incredible season almost completely under …

#52 Nations League, Harry Kane tired, Giggs, France dance

September 12th, 2018


This week we talk Nations League including Rashford’s double, Wales’ hit and miss, Keane and Walters go to war, Spain regenerating as Spain. We look ahead to all of this weekends games asking if Cardiff City can beat …

#51 Watford March on, Lukaku’s pants, West Ham are garbage

September 5th, 2018


This week we talk Watford dreaming of a Leicester City esque season, Spurs slipping up, Cardiff City finally scoring but Arsenal scoring more, West Ham being hot garbage, Manchester United planes and not sacking …

#50- Give Mourinho respect, Man United, Liverpool, Arsenal

August 30th, 2018


It’s our 50th anniversary episode! Stand by your Jose - why it’s ridiculous to be talking about Mourinho being sacked by Manchester United, Spurs …

Interview with Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho

August 26th, 2018


We were very lucky to be given a couple of minutes with Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho recently. He talked about the rumours of problems with Ed Woodward, the lack of summer signings, problems on the pitch plus …

#49 United unrest, Arsenal concern, Chelsea joy

August 22nd, 2018


This week we discuss all this weeks games, talk about our trip to see Cardiff City v Newcastle United, Arsenal positives, ask what the hell is going wrong with West Ham, La Liga history made, Juventus v Chievo madness, …

Ramble on the Road - Cardiff City v Newcastle United

August 18th, 2018


Today we were lucky enough to be invited to watch the Cardiff City vs Newcastle United premier league match by the wonderful Bigmoose coffee. We …

#48 - Man City, Chelsea, Arsenal, Biesla, season predictions

August 15th, 2018


In this weeks episode we talk Manchester City continued brilliance, Liverpool looking incredibly strong, Wolves and Neves, Jorginho changing …

What have we learnt from the Community Shield?

August 7th, 2018


So Manchester City beat Chelsea 2-0 yesterday in, either, the first trophy of the season or a glorified pre-season game depending on how you view it. Will Foden get more minutes on the pitch this season? Will Aguero …

The FIFA Ramble 47 - Mourinho, Man United, Serie A plus more

August 1st, 2018


This week we discuss the Mourinho and Manchester United fallout, Serie A incestuous transfers, Wolves, Fulham, talk who we think has had the best …

The FIFA Ramble 46 - Chelsea, Ozil, Transfers and more

July 23rd, 2018


This week we talk Mesut Ozil retiring from international football and the absolute shambles that is the DFB, Chelsea comings and goings, Roma doing …

Is Ronaldo to Juventus the biggest transfer of all time?

July 20th, 2018


Very interested in hearing your thoughts on this one because it’s very hard to answer. Is Cristiano Ronaldo moving to Juventus the biggest transfer of all time? Let us know what you think

The FIFA Ramble #45 - Transfer window roundup

July 19th, 2018


Football has sort of come home and this week we are getting back to reality. We shall be hot-stepping through transfers, players to watch, KANTE, THE POGBA CONUNDRUM 2.0, SHOCK moves, Juventus, Madrid, Ronaldo, fan mail …

Paul Pogba Conundrum volume 2

July 18th, 2018


Manchester United and France star Paul Pogba is not only a World Cup winner but he has now proven himself to be the best central midfielder in the …

Live podcast tonight - It’s transfer window time

July 18th, 2018


Tonight we will be doing a live podcast on our Facebook page and YouTube channel - The FIFA Ramble. Head on over there and give us a like/subscribe to get notified when we are live and send us your questions, points of …

France v Croatia World Cup final preview

July 15th, 2018


It’s here! Today we new World Cup champions. Will France add another star to their jersey or will Croatia add their first? We preview the game and tell you which players we think will play the biggest part for their …

World Cup 3rd/4th place playoff preview

July 14th, 2018


Does anyone really care about this game? Is it important to find out who finishes 3rd at a World Cup? Are we going to see a rework of the England v Belgium group match where we see who has the better reserves or will …

League football is almost back

July 14th, 2018


On this weeks live podcast we will be discussing the imminent return of league football and we went to hear from you. What have been your league football highlights and lowlights of the summer? Is it Ronaldo signing for …

World Cup semi finals roundup

July 12th, 2018


It’s not coming home but England should be very proud of what they have done at this tournament. Congratulations to Croatia who continue to not know …

Croatia v England World Cup semi final preview

July 11th, 2018


Who will play France in the World Cup final on Sunday? Today we look ahead to Croatia v England as well as discussing yesterday’s France v Belgium game. Is football coming home? We’re almost one game closer to finding …

Cristiano Ronaldo is actually joining Juventus

July 10th, 2018


I thought it was all the usual transfer window talk and I was assuming he would soon sign a new, improved contract at Real Madrid but he’s not! He’s …

France v Belgium World Cup semi final preview

July 10th, 2018


So today we have what should be one of the games of the tournament. Can France get to their 2nd consecutive international final or will Belgium …

5 more things we have learnt this World Cup

July 9th, 2018


The 5 things we have learnt about this wonderful Russian Word Cup are; 1. France have an epic young squad 2. VAR is splendid 3. Belgium fulfil their …

The FIFA Ramble #44- Homecoming

July 9th, 2018


WE RAMBLE RUSSIA & everything in between. WORLD CUP FEVER! Big up England's lions, especially Kane, Sterling & Pickford. The unreal France squad of quality, the Croatian sprit and Belgiums potential being …

World Cup quarter finals day 2 preview

July 7th, 2018


Today we talk about France knocking Uruguay out in one of the most professional performances we’ve seen this tournament and Belgium outrunning Brazil to set up our first semi final. We also look ahead to Sweden v …

World Cup quarter finals day 1 preview

July 6th, 2018


Today we have France v Uruguay and Brazil v Belgium and we cannot wait! Arguably the 2 best games the tournament has given us and they arrive 1 after the other. Who do you think will be going through to the semi’s? Let …


July 4th, 2018


We happily ramble through all the thrilling games recently as they keep getting better and better. So much excitement! Join us, join in now!

England’s dreaming. It’s coming home...

July 4th, 2018


We ramble aimlessly through the hopes & dreams of a nation! Is it coming home? Can it possibly come home? Why the fudge not!?

World Cup day 20 roundup - England won a penalty shootout!

July 4th, 2018


England are through to the quarter finals of a World Cup for the first time since 1990 and they didn’t it by beating Colombia on penalties! England …

World Cup day 19 roundup and day 20 preview

July 3rd, 2018


Today we talk about Brazil not really getting out of 1st gear but still doing more than enough to knockout Mexico, Belgium and Japan giving us the game of the tournament so far plus we look ahead to Sweden v Switzerland …

World Cup day 18 roundup and day 19 preview

July 2nd, 2018


Penalty shootout drama! 2 games, 2 1-1 draws and 2 penalty shootouts. Russia pull of one of the shock results of the tournament by knocking out Spain …


July 1st, 2018


Live at the luzhniki stadium in the rain and discuss VAR with a die hard England fan just before Spain go through and Russia put in an impecable defensive performance.

World Cup day 17 roundup and day 18 preview

July 1st, 2018


Messi and Ronaldo can’t help but get themselves mentioned in the same sentence can they? They both leave the tournament as France beat Argentina and Uruguay beat Portugal. That is going to be a great quarter final. …

World Cup day 17 preview

June 30th, 2018


So after what felt like an eternity without football the World Cup returns with 2 absolute crackers! We have France v Argentina and Uruguay v …


June 29th, 2018


What we have learnt so far about the World Cup in Russia 2018!

World Cup Day 15 roundup

June 29th, 2018


So Belgium beat England 1-0 but it came off as a game that neither side were that interested in winning plus, as many have said, finishing 2nd might …


June 28th, 2018


We speed through some of the goings on of this very enteraining World Cup and talk about the shocks and things people have overlooked.

World Cup day 14 roundup and day 15 preview -GERMANY ARE OUT

June 28th, 2018


GERMANY ARE OUT OF THE WORLD CUP! This is not a drill. The current world champions are out which means Mexico and Sweden progress to the next round. We talk about that in-depth as well as looking ahead to Japan v …

World Cup day 13 roundup and day 14 preview

June 27th, 2018


So Argentina did it. They managed to fight their way into the next round ... where they’ll meet France! What a game that is. We also discuss Peru going home with a win, Iceland and Nigeria going out fighting plus look …

World Cup day 12 roundup and day 13 preview

June 26th, 2018


So we have our first 2nd round fixtures confirmed - Uruguay will play Portugal and Spain will play Russia. We talk about those games, how they came about as well as VAR raising it’s head again. We also look ahead to …

World Cup day 11 roundup and day 12 preview

June 25th, 2018


It’s coming home, it’s coming home ... So, England smashed Panama as we said they would, Japan and Senegal played out a very entertaining 2-2 draw …

World Cup Day 10 roundup and Day 11 preview

June 24th, 2018


So that Germany game was something wasn’t it?! What a finish! We talk about why we think thats the best game of the tournament so far as well as discussing Mexico beating South Korea and Belgium destroying Tunisia. Is …

World Cup day 9 roundup and day 10 preview

June 23rd, 2018


Today we talk about Brazil leaving it late to beat Costa Rica 2-0, Nigeria finally showing the world what we have been saying about them by beating everyone’s favourite underdog Iceland and Serbia throwing it all away …

World Cup day 8 roundup and day 9 preview

June 22nd, 2018


Australia can’t go a game without a penalty being given thanks to VAR, France unshackled Pogba and reaped the benefits and Messi and his friends …

World Cup day 7 roundup and day 8 preview

June 21st, 2018


Portugal and Spain continue to match each other whilst Ronaldo breaks another record, we say goodbye to Morocco, Saudi Arabia and Egypt whilst welcoming Uruguay into the next round. Also, we look ahead to Denmark v …

World Cup day 6 roundup and day 7 preview

June 20th, 2018


Yesterday saw the first red card of the tournament as Colombia lost to Japan, Senegal showed they aren’t here to make up the numbers as they beat …

World Cup day 5 roundup and day 6 preview

June 19th, 2018


Yesterday saw Belgium destroy Panama, a poor Sweden sneak last a poor South Korea and England bat Tunisia. We break down all of those games as well …

The FIFA Ramble #41 - World Cup wonders

June 18th, 2018


This week we chat England, VAR, stunning free kicks, overlapping fullbacks plus roundup our highlights from the first few days of the World Cup

The VAR debate

June 18th, 2018


Which side of the argument are you on? Good thing for the future of football or ruining the game?

World Cup day 4 roundup and day 5 preview

June 18th, 2018


It was World Cup upset day yesterday as Germany lost to Mexico and Brazil could only draw against Switzerland. We look back on those games as well as …

The POGBA Conundrum

June 17th, 2018


What do you do with a Paul Pogba? This is a casual chat with my mate bobby whilst watching some games following the France game. I had just expressed …

World Cup Day 3 roundup and Day 4 preview

June 17th, 2018


So day 3 didn’t disappoint with a lot of talking points. Messi and Argentina underperformed, France and Croatia did what they needed to do and Peru were extremely unlucky to not get anything from their game with …


June 16th, 2018


The FIFA Ramble WORLD CUP EXCITEMENT - WE ARE BACK! We have had our little post season break and are back just in time to for the World Cup which we will be talking about with the unbridled power of a wild shetland pony.

World Cup Day 2 roundup and Day 3 preview

June 16th, 2018


We look back at day 2 which will now be called Cristiano Ronaldo Day and look ahead to what should be a great day 3 with France v Australia, Peru v …

World Cup Day 1 roundup and Day 2 preview

June 15th, 2018


Russo destroyed Saudi Arabia and we have a great day 2 to look forward to. Will Mo Salah play? Will Spain self combust? Can Morocco take advantage of Spanish chaos and sneak through? We can’t wait to find out

World Cup - we pick our winners

June 13th, 2018


Here you go - we pick our winners of the World Cup. Place your bets and thank us later

World Cup Groups - preveiw and predictions

June 13th, 2018


Who will qualify for the next round? We break down each group and pick our winners and runners up

Interview with Adam Hewings, manager of Barry Town United Ladies football club

June 13th, 2018


We had the pleasure of sitting down with the manager of Barry Town United Ladies FC manager Adam Hewings recently to talk about the clubs recent success in their double trophy winning season, how they intend on …

Live World Cup preview podcast Wednesday night

June 11th, 2018


After a little break to refresh and recharge we are back on Wednesday night with a new live podcast and want you to get involved. Give us your World …

Arise Sir Kenny Dalglish

June 9th, 2018


Liverpool legend Kenny Dalglish has been given a knighthood

Saying farewell to some old friends

June 7th, 2018


This season we said goodbye to Buffon, Wenger, Iniesta, Lichtsteiner, Pirlo, Torres. Some retired, some moved on but all of them left us with memories .. sad times. Grab your tissues and let us remember them together

Sergio Ramos vs Liverpool

June 7th, 2018


Ramos v Salah. Ramos v Karius. Ramos v Firmino. This is going to run and run. Cantona knows what will happen if Spain play Egypt in the 2nd round of the World Cup and then Brazil at some stage

The transfer window is wide open and ready for business

June 4th, 2018


Fabinho to Liverpool, Can to Juventus, Lichtsteiner to Arsenal, Fred and Dalot to Manchester United - nobody is hanging around! Business being done …

Zinedine Zidane has left the building

May 31st, 2018


He came in, he did things his way, he made history and he bounced. Zinedine Zidane has stepped down as manager of Real Madrid manager 5 days after winning a 3rd consecutive European cup. Our question to you is who will …

We’ve caught World Cup fever ⚽️🤒

May 31st, 2018


Argentina are looking very strong, England are going into a major tournament with a clear identity, Salah looks like he will be fit and, if Egypt qualify, might play Ramos’ Spain in the next round, Brazil and Germany …

Mini Ramble - Antonio Valencia fan club meeting

May 29th, 2018


In this special edition mini Ramble we ask who the best right back in the Premier League is, youth football, the problem with Manchester United, …

Did Gareth Bale score the best goal ever?

May 27th, 2018


Was it the best goal ever scored in a champions league final? Was it better than Zidane’s against Leverkusen? Was it the best goal EVER?

Champions League Final preview - Liverpool v Real Madrid

May 26th, 2018


So the day has arrived. It’s Liverpool v Real Madrid in the champions league final. In this episode we give our thoughts on where the game will be …

Unai Emery appointed Arsenal head coach

May 24th, 2018


Ex PSG and Sevilla manager has taken over at the Emirates. We think it’s a great appointment but are interested to hear what you think

Premier League predictions and roundup

May 21st, 2018


At the start of the season we made a few predictions for the season ahead. In this episode we revisit those and find some interesting results

Car chit chat - mini Ramble

May 20th, 2018


PSG, Leicester City, Porto, Cardiff City, summer transfer window, World Cup, managerial changes

Another legend leaves - Goodbye Iniesta

May 20th, 2018


Today, Andreas Iniesta plays his last game for Barcelona and, after yesterday’s emotional scenes watching Buffon play his last game for Juventus, we will try our best to keep it together. Also, little preview of the …

FA Cup final and Buffon’s last appearance for Juventus

May 19th, 2018


Huge day today! It’s the FA Cup final, Gigi’s last game for the Old Lady plus Serie A has delivered and given us some last day drama with something still to play for at the top and bottom of the league. Oh and …

Buffon is leaving Juventus and we are sad

May 17th, 2018


Buffon has announced that he is leaving Juventus but, for now at least, he has held off from announcing his retirement

The Fifa Ramble #39 - FoOtBaLl pAlAvA & other ramble

May 16th, 2018



England World Cup squad 🦁🦁🦁

May 16th, 2018


What do you make of the squad? Anyone in that should be out? Anyone out that should be in?

Have you seen the Brazil squad?! Unbelievable

May 16th, 2018


The strength of the Brazil squad is ridiculous! The players they’ve left out could pretty much get into any other squad at the tournament


May 16th, 2018


Why doesn’t Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling get more praise?

The managerial merry go round

May 15th, 2018


Where will Carlo Ancelotti end up? Will Arsene Wenger take a new club on? Will Conte leave Chelsea and who will replace him? Who will take over at Bayern Munich? Who will take over at Arsenal? Will Nagelsmann stay at …

100 points or the Invincibles - what’s the bigger achievement?

May 14th, 2018


What do you think is the bigger achievement- Manchester City’s 100 points or Arsenal’s invincible undefeated league campaign?

Juventus, Buffon and the Champions League

May 12th, 2018


Go follow us on Twitch and see if we can get Buffon that champions league winners medal he deserves - twitch.tv/calhounreview

Why are Manchester United so boring?

May 10th, 2018


Long gone are the Sir Alex days of fast, counter attacking, high pressure football and, speaking as the 50% of the show that supports United, it hurts my red heart

The Fifa Ramble #38 - LET'S GET READY TO ramble.

May 9th, 2018


The Fifa Ramble #38 - LIVESTREAM
LETS GET READY TO RAMBLE. Latest offerings for this week are CARDIFF CITY, Promotion, Warnock, Underdogs, Championship, Stephen Dougherty, Freedom of the city, CARDIFF, Haters, GOOD NEWS, …

Are Juventus the coolest club in world football?

May 9th, 2018


There is no club cooler than Juventus - fact!

Roy Hodgson deserves more credit

May 9th, 2018


Not enough is being said about what a phenomenal job Roy has done at Crystal Palace. We salute you Roy - we salute you

Cardiff City, Neil Warnock and cattle grazing

May 9th, 2018


Cardiff City are back in the Premier League and the local MP is campaigning to give Neil Warnock the freedom of the city

Steven Gerrard - New Glasgow Rangers manager

May 4th, 2018


So the Liverpool legend has been confirmed as the new manager of Rangers and we want to know your thoughts. Either send us a voice message through …

The Fifa Ramble #37 - What's tickled our pickles this week?

May 2nd, 2018


Champions League, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Bayern, Rodriguez, Zidane, Wenger, Legacy, Wenger goodbye v Alex Ferguson goodbye, Arsenals young guns, …

Is Pochettino a vampire?

May 2nd, 2018


Spurs - where did it go wrong and how can it go right

Zidane o’clock

May 2nd, 2018


Is Zidane one of the best younger managers of the last 20 years or is it a case of the perfect storm of right manager, right club, right time

Will Liverpool win the premier league next year?

May 2nd, 2018


Which positions do they need to strengthen? Will the Klopp effect push them to greater heights?

Arsenal are felled by Fellaini

April 29th, 2018


Late drama at Old Trafford as a stoppage time header from Fellaini breaks Wenger’s heart and Manchester United come away 2-1 winners

Serie A drama

April 29th, 2018


Red cards, late goals and upsets galore. It’s been a fun weekend in Serie A (unless you’re a Napoli fan)

Arsenal - why do you do things like this?

April 27th, 2018


Absolute peak Arsenal that was. Perform unbelievably well and then throw it all away due to an individual error. Where do they go from here? Can they …

Is this Real Madrid side better than Guardiola’s Barcelona?

April 26th, 2018


It’s an interesting debate to have. Has Zidane’s got a better side on his hands than that great Barcelona one? Let’s us know what you think. Hit us up @thefifaramble on Twitter

#36 THIS WEEKS BUNCH OF STUFF ft. Wenger and lots more...

April 25th, 2018


The Fifa Ramble #36 - LIVESTREAM

Does Mo Salah deserve to win the Ballon D’Or

April 25th, 2018


Is Salah better than Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo? Some people seem to think so

Chelsea vs Southampton - what have we learnt from that?

April 25th, 2018


That Giroud finish, that Wembley feeling, that ungratefulness from Chelsea fans, that Conte woe

Manchester United v Spurs review

April 25th, 2018


That ball from Pogba, that header from Sanchez, that smug Mourinho, that Alli celebration, that continued lack of winning mentality from Spurs

The future of Arsene Wenger

April 25th, 2018


Where will the great man go next? What role we have? Will he retire or has he got too much in him to put his pipe and slippers on?

Arsene Wenger love in

April 25th, 2018


Be careful what you wish for Arsenal fans. You’ll never know how good you had it

Liverpool vs Roma preview

April 24th, 2018


Can we preview a game this big in 4 minutes? Damn right we can. Who wins - Roma or Liverpool? Frankly we dont know but we reckon we are going to …

We haven’t forgotten about Arsene Wenger

April 24th, 2018


Don’t worry Arsenal fans (you can stop messaging us) we haven’t forgotten about Arsene Wenger. Tomorrow night we go live on our Facebook page where we will be discussing the great mans departure in depth. Search The …

Do you want to be on next weeks podcast?

April 20th, 2018


Do you want to be on next weeks podcast and be heard by thousands of people? Here’s your chance

Joey Barton - good choice or accident waiting to happen?

April 19th, 2018


So Joey Barton will take over as head coach of Fleetwood Town at the end of the season and we want to know what your thoughts are on that. Send us an …

YouTube isn’t just cat videos (SUBSCRIBE NOW)

April 17th, 2018


Go subscribe to us on YouTube where you can watch us try to turn Ajax the biggest European superpower as well as hear more about our quest to find hairy footballers

Smooth football players etc

April 16th, 2018


Smooth football players, FootbalL Rambling around London, Special football watching places, CHAMP-E-O-NES across Europe, and a fecking load of …

A 19:45 kick off on a Saturday?! Are you mad?!

April 16th, 2018


What’s up with that?! Not having that at all

Why doesn’t Rafa Benitez get more love?

April 16th, 2018


It’s time that Newcastle United manager Rafa gets more love than he currently gets - he’s a superb manager

Manchester City - a tactical breakdown

April 16th, 2018


Here we break down why we think Man City have been so good this season

Wolves will be a force in the Premier League

April 16th, 2018


Wolves will surprise a lot of people next year. They are already brilliant and will only get better. We can’t wait to see what they do this summer in …

The world needs more hairy footballers

April 16th, 2018


Thank you to everyone that sent us photos of hairy footballers but, frankly, it’s not enough.

Ligue 1 - there’s more to it than you think

April 16th, 2018


As PSG seal the title we look at Ligue 1 and why we love it. It’s not just the Neymar show, honestly. Give it a watch and you might just fall in love with it like I did

How super was Super Sunday this week?

April 15th, 2018


Manchester City confirmed as premier league champions following West Brom’s 1-0 history of Manchester United, Arsenal love their 5th straight away …

Where are all the hairy footballers?

April 10th, 2018


Why do all footballers look like dolphins? We want ruggedness back in the game

Which managers will leave their clubs this summer?

April 10th, 2018


Big Sam? Wenger? Conte? Dyche? We also discuss Arsenal having a much better squad than people want to admit

Let’s talk Paul Pogba

April 10th, 2018


Paul Pogba, when allowed to roam, is one of the best footballers in the world - fact

De Gea - Dave saves

April 10th, 2018


Is Manchester United’s David De Gea the best goalkeeper world football?

Let’s talk Chelsea

April 10th, 2018


Why aren’t Chelsea getting the same amount of criticism as Arsenal and Manchester United do?

Derby day is over and what a day it was

April 7th, 2018


What a second half performance that was from Manchester United! Have they set a marker down for next season? Where do Manchester City go from here after losing back to back games for the first time under Pep. The less …

Was Pep really offered Pogba?

April 7th, 2018


Is there any truth to the story that Pep Guardiola, Manchester City manager, was given the chance to sign Manchester United player Paul Pogba or was …

Twitch Stream FIFA 18 West Brom

April 4th, 2018


Go follow us twitch and watch out West Bromwich Albion career mode. Can we turn WBA into world football giants? Probably not

Manchester City v Manchester United

April 4th, 2018


Is this the most important Manchester Derby ever?

Zlatan Out - Mic drop

March 26th, 2018


Zlatan came, saw, (kind of) conquered and is now Hollywood’s newest star

Who should Argentina play in attack?

March 26th, 2018


Who should Argentina play in attack at the World Cup? Whoever Lionel Messi wants them too. This is his last World Cup (potentially) and he knows it

Englands World Cup No.1

March 26th, 2018


Who is Englands best goalkeeper?

Fantasy football corner

March 21st, 2018


Who’s hot and who’s not in the world of Fantasy football

Mo Salah - hands down player of the year

March 21st, 2018


Liverpool’s Mo Salah - our player of the year

Sanchez debate and Part Time Giggs

March 21st, 2018


Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs starts his life as Wales manager - how will he get on?

Luke Shaw fat shaming?

March 21st, 2018


Is Manchester United left back Luke Shaw being bullied or is he just being asked to be a professional footballer

Spurs need to win something soon

March 17th, 2018


Do Tottenham need to win something soon to be considered a great team? How many years can they go without winning a trophy before the media turn on them like they have Arsenal? Can they keep that squad together without …

Are Manchester United getting unfairly criticised? - Pt2

March 15th, 2018


This week we talk Manchester United exiting the champions league and ask why are they getting criticised more than Spurs. We also talk Arsenal, Cardiff City, Barcelona, Chelsea, football books plus more

Are Manchester United getting unfairly criticised? - Pt1

March 15th, 2018


This week we talk United exciting the champions league and ask why are they getting criticised more than Spurs. We also talk Arsenal, Cardiff City, Barcelona, Chelsea, football books plus more

Youth team player development

March 9th, 2018


Should teams have to include 3 players that have been at the club prior to turning 15 in their 18 man match day squad? Give us your thoughts

Chelsea - lack of penetration will always end in tears

March 7th, 2018


This week we talk City (and Neville and Redknapp) vs Chelsea, scenes at Palace, the full spectrum of West Midlands clubs, Cardiff City, Harry …

Getting social

March 4th, 2018


Go follow us across all social network platforms and get ready for the new podcast on Wednesday night

The Problem With Arsenal Is...

February 26th, 2018


Here we discuss the problems at Arsenal, United v Chelsea, PSG + lots more

Welcome to The FIFA Ramble

February 25th, 2018


Nothing to hear here - just a brief intro

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