The Football Ramble

The Football Ramble

The Preview Show: Thomas Tuchel uses Frank’s foundations, argy bargy at Newcastle, and a Carlisle Christmas

Welcome to The Preview Show, sponsored by Betway! Thomas Too-cold pulled it out of the bag again last night, but...

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Sheffield United surpass Derby, Man United’s mist opportunity, and Jamaica are coming for you

Kate, Andy and Pete are here to look back on a momentous night for Sheffield United and a very, very boozy one for...

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Wolverhampton Possums struggle, Chris Sutton’s help for referees, and TikTok tactics

Pep Guardiola’s team-branded outerwear has kept him warm throughout Man City’s victorious charge through...

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Southampton draw another blank, Barcelona spice, and Mr Blobby bids for 2030

JWP’s not firing, Southampton need KWP back, and DCL wreaks some havoc. Jules, Luke and Pete cast their eyes...

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Arsenal turn the boat around, Gareth Bale’s redemption, and a sly Big Sam grin

Marcus, Jim and Vish are here with just enough time to bid Sam Allardyce farewell, seeing as West Brom will need to...

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The Preview Show: Liverpool search for a spark, a rejuvenated Alan Pardew, and Mino Raiola’s charm offensive

Marcus, Luke and Andy settle in after the Europa League’s usual mix of the good, bad and ugly to look ahead to...

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Dele recycles the bicycle, Pep’s sparkly cape, and the art of Mike Ashley’s deal

As it turned out, the main sparkle in Man City’s autonomous win over Borussia Mönchengladbach could be found on...

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Another Olivier Giroud beauty, Southampton continue to struggle, and yet more football documentaries

Despite VAR’s best efforts, parkour enthusiast Olivier Giroud took a break from his modelling to score an...

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Roy Hodgson the robber, Zlatan's longest summer, and Joey Barton’s army

Like a wise old panther used to a heist or two, Roy the Boy comes away from the Amex with all three points. Vish and...

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A momentous Merseyside victory, West Ham dance on, and the Liberal Lefties' Great Escape

It seems Duncan Ferguson’s chaotic Ying and Carlo Ancelotti’s ice-cool Yang is the perfect recipe for a...

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The Preview Show: Spurs unzip their pockets, the target on Jordan Pickford’s gloves, and football’s most out

After a quick whip around the remaining European action, we look ahead to a proper spicy weekend of Premier League...

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Man City do their parents proud, Fulham run into a strong jaw, and van Gaal defends his honour

Like an Ehantharajah PE lesson, everyone’s abandoned the title race and pitched up in the beer garden....

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Liverpool get back to their roots, a marvellous Kylian Mbappé hat-trick, and Norwich City dial into the matrix

A lads’ trip to Budapest looks to have done the trick for Liverpool’s knackered squad, as they swept...

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It’s Timo time, David Moyes tickles our fancy, and National League chaos

Steve Bruce insisted that nothing about Newcastle’s approach would change without Callum Wilson – and...

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Man City pummel Spurs, Liverpool get a karate kick in the teeth, and Keggy turns 70

Like wee Willie Johnston, Man City have got their foot on the Premier League’s windpipe and they’re not...

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The Preview Show: Chelsea get the job done, Spurs enter the lions’ den, and Jamie Vardy returns

With the latest round of FA Cup fixtures sorted, we turn our attention to this weekend’s Premier League action...

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King Carlo’s still got it, Man City march relentlessly on, and Brighton get frozen out

One night there’s none of that Cup Magic™️, the next we’re swimming in it! Marcus, Andy and...

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More FA Cup malaise, some Neil Warnock pleasantries, and a toaster from Melwood

Jules, Luke and Vish are here off the back of two of the least interesting cup ties imaginable - where was that...

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Patrick Bamford hits the century, lockdown advice from Max Kruse, and could Harry Redknapp go round again?

Like many of his Leeds United teammates, Patrick Bamford continues to settle nicely into the Premier League routine -...

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Man City distinguish themselves, Everton salvage a point, and Steve Bruce’s Alright Job

Kate, Jim and Pete are here with a title race postmortem after Man City’s hugely impressive win at Anfield put...

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