Football Weekly

The Guardian

Join Max, Barry and special guests as they pick over the latest action from the Premier League and beyond

All Episodes

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay, Troy Townsend and Suzanne Wrack to discuss the Premier League and the Women’s FA Cup Final. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

Dec 6

55 min 29 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, John Brewin and Ed Aarons to analyse another dramatic round of midweek Premier League action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Dec 3

58 min 8 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Ally Simcock, Suzanne Wrack and listener Sarah to discuss the experiences of women at football matches. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Dec 1

48 min 48 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Jordan Jarrett-Bryan as the Premier League title race hots up in snowy grounds across the country. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Nov 29

57 min 17 sec

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Jonathan Fadugba discuss the Champions League, while Paul Watson joins to talk Kitmas. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Nov 25

57 min 32 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini, Lars Sivertsen and Sid Lowe to cover the latest in the Champions League groups. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

Nov 24

53 min 16 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Simon Burnton and Troy Townsend after an eventful weekend of action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Nov 22

59 min 54 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Jonathan Liew, Ben Fisher and John Brewin with Elis James offering his thoughts on Wales’ World Cup hopes. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Nov 18

53 min 44 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Jonathan Wilson, Lars Sivertsen and Ed Aarons as England beat San Marino 10-0, Scotland and Northern Ireland record impressive results and Italy are left facing a play-off. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Nov 16

52 min 14 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barney Ronay, Marcus Bean, Robyn Cowen and Ewan Murray to recap the most recent World Cup qualifying games, Dean Smith to Norwich and the WSL. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Nov 15

55 min 34 sec

Today we’re bringing you another episode of our sister podcast Today in Focus, where Michael Safi speaks to Josh Cavallo, the world’s only openly gay male top-tier footballer. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

Nov 12

28 min 51 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Elis James and Jim Burke to preview the forthcoming World Cup qualifiers and answer your questions. Plus, Suzy Wrack is on hand to discuss the Women’s Champions League. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Nov 11

54 min 37 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Troy Townsend and John Barnes to discuss racism in football and society. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Nov 10

38 min 30 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Troy Townsend after a busy weekend on and off the pitch.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Nov 8

57 min 31 sec

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair and Mark Langdon discuss Wednesday’s Champions League action, the evolution of the modern-day wing-back and Fifa’s new climate policy. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Nov 4

51 min 22 sec

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini and Jonathan Liew discuss the Champions League and Antonio Conte taking over at Spurs. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Nov 3

57 min 18 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Jordan Jarrett-Bryan to discuss Manchester City and Liverpool dropping points at home – before they react (mid-pod) to Tottenham’s sacking of Nuno Espírito Santo. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

Nov 1

1 hr 2 min

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen, Ewan Murray and John Brewin to discuss the midweek stories. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Oct 28

54 min 43 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini, Archie Rhind-Tutt and Sid Lowe to cover the big stories in Europe.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Oct 26

56 min 49 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Barney Ronay to dissect Liverpool’s demolition of Manchester United at Old Trafford, and review the rest of the weekend’s Premier League action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

Oct 25

57 min 16 sec

Today we’re replaying an episode of our sister podcast Today in Focus, where Nosheen Iqbal speaks to Joshua Kelly, Wallace Wilson and David Conn about the recent takeover of Newcastle United by the Saudi Public Investment Fund. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

Oct 22

30 min 49 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini and Jonathan Liew to review the latest Champions League games. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Oct 21

52 min 46 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen, Philippe Auclair and Sid Lowe to discuss Tuesday’s Champions League action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Oct 20

55 min 44 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson, Nick Ames and Louise Taylor to discuss the weekend’s Premier League action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Oct 18

53 min 2 sec

Max Rushden is joined by John Brewin, Ed Aarons and Lars Sivertsen to discuss Steve Bruce, the Premier League’s return and much more. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

Oct 14

49 min 49 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Jordan Jarrett-Bryan after England’s 1-1 draw with Hungary at Wembley. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Oct 13

50 min 11 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Natasha Henry, Philippe Auclair, Sid Lowe and Ewan Murray to discuss the latest internationals, a new offside debate, Newcastle and more. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Oct 11

54 min 55 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Sid Lowe, Suzy Wrack, Nicky Bandini and Marcus Christenson. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Oct 7

54 min 57 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning and Paul Merson to discuss the former footballer’s new book Hooked. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Oct 6

45 min 59 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Troy Townsend to review the weekend’s Premier League action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Oct 4

52 min 47 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini, Lars Sivertsen and Sid Lowe to review Wednesday’s Champions League games, the state of Barça and rewards for footballers getting vaccinated. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Sep 30

52 min 11 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Mark Langdon and Philippe Auclair to review Tuesday’s Champions League ties and pay tribute to Roger Hunt. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Sep 29

50 min 16 sec

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jacob Steinberg and Jordan Jarrett-Bryan react to Arsenal’s convincing win in the north London derby and the rest of the Premier League action • Note added 13 October 2021: This podcast made a passing but incorrect reference to the revised HGV test. The reversing element of the tests will be assessed separately by a third party, rather than by a DVSA examiner, but it has not been removed as a requirement as we suggested.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Sep 27

53 min 34 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Natasha Henry, Gregg Bakowski and Kieran Maguire from the Price of Football podcast. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Sep 23

49 min 49 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson, Suzy Wrack and Nick Ames to review each of Tuesday’s Carabao Cup ties in real time. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Sep 22

48 min 50 sec

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Fadugba and Barney Ronay pay tribute to the late Jimmy Greaves and round up the weekend action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Sep 20

56 min 34 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Philippe Auclair, Nicky Bandini and Mark Langdon to review the Champions League action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

Sep 16

56 min 5 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Sid Lowe, Ed Aarons and Lars Sivertsen to review Tuesday’s Champions League games. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Sep 15

50 min 29 sec

Max Rushden is joined by John Brewin, Jamie Jackson and Troy Townsend to review Cristiano Ronaldo’s dazzling Manchester United return, Romelu Lukaku’s triumphant homecoming at Chelsea and the rest of the action from the weekend’s Premier League games. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Sep 13

50 min 32 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Faye Carruthers, Jonathan Liew, Rory Smith and Jim Burke to review the midweek internationals and preview the weekend. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

Sep 9

44 min 29 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Philippe Auclair, Jordan Jarrett-Bryan and Lars Sivertsen to answer your questions, ranging from serious to nonsensical. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Sep 8

54 min 26 sec

Max Rushden is joined by John Brewin, Ben Fisher, Mark Langdon and Suzy Wrack to discuss wins for England, Scotland and Wales, Brazil v Argentina being abandoned and the opening weekend of the WSL. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Sep 6

53 min 39 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson, Anita Abayomi and Jim Burke to discuss the latest World Cup qualifiers. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Sep 3

50 min 59 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Nicky Bandini and Lars Sivertsen to react to transfer deadline day and wrap up the major stories from the continent. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Sep 1

55 min 42 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Ed Aarons after another weekend of Premier League action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Aug 30

52 min 42 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Philippe Auclair, Suzy Wrack and Lars Sivertsen to discuss a busy week of news. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Aug 26

55 min 8 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and John Brewin to answer listeners’ questions. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Aug 24

50 min 55 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Mark Langdon and Faye Carruthers to review the weekend action in the Premier League. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Aug 23

55 min 6 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Liew and Simon Burnton to discuss the Spurs striker’s predicament and preview the weekend’s action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Aug 19

45 min 57 sec

Max Rushden is joined by Archie Rhind-Tutt, Nicky Bandini and Lars Sivertsen to review the start to the season in Germany and Spain, and to preview the return of Serie A. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod

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Aug 18

55 min 20 sec