The English Premier League just got a whole lot sexier thanks to the juicy analysis provided by legendary football pundits, Mike and Paul.
EPLpod: Somebody get a taxi for Brendan Rodgers05/10/2015 Duration: 39min
Brendan Rodgers gets the axe from Liverpool, Arsenal ambush Manchester United, Aguero does his best Lewandowski impression, and Chelsea lose yet again. All of this and so much more on EPLpod, meow! 1. Link to EPLpod twitter 2. Link to Mike’s book 3. Link to Mike’s book tour
EPLpod: Manchester United get set to duke it out against Arsenal01/10/2015 Duration: 44min
Manchester United, fresh off a big win over Wolfsburg, travel to north London to take on a well-rested Petr Cech and Arsenal. Everton hosts Liverpool while Chelsea look to find their form against white hot Southampton. 1. Link to Mike’s book 2. Link to EPLpod twitter 3. Link to Mike's book tour
EPLpod: Manchester United go top, Arsenal still in fourth, City and Chelsea faulter28/09/2015 Duration: 29min
Manchester United strolled to a 3-0 win over Sunderland, which is somehow still managed by Dick Advocaat. An Alexis Sanchez hat-trick helped Arsenal outgun a speedy Leicester City. Chelsea continue to toil in the bottom quartile while City drop to 2nd. Liverpool, as you were. 1. Link to Mike’s book 2. Link to fantasy football 3. Link to EPLpod twitter 4. Neat twitter feed: @footballFights 5. Link to Jose and Wenger's torrid love affair
EPLpod: Magnificent Martial to run riot over Sunderland, Mike participates in a ménage à trois24/09/2015 Duration: 20min
The British invasion of EPLpod continues! Mike, Louis, and Eric discuss Arsenal's poor run of forum, Manchester's magnificent Martial, and the lack of English players in the top flight. Paul gets arrested for lewd behaviour. 1. Link to Mike’s book 2. Link to fantasy football 3. Link to EPLpod twitter
EPLpod: Diego Costa is the new Luis Suárez, Anthony Martial is simply unreal21/09/2015 Duration: 28min
Has Diego Costa cemented his title as the most hated player in the EPL? Was Anthony Martial really a bargain buy? Mike and Louis discuss both of these topics as well as Manchester City's fall from grace while Paul deals with a hybrid gonorrhea-chlamydia mega virus. 1. Link to Mike’s book 2. Link to fantasy football 3. Link to EPLpod twitter
EPLpod: Chelsea get set to rumble with Arsenal, Paul gets syphilis17/09/2015 Duration: 21min
Will Chelsea's bad run of luck continue when they face Arsenal? Can the two Manchester teams rebound after facing mid-week humiliation in the Champions League? Mike & Eric discuss, while Paul tends to a nasty little STD he recently picked up. 1. Link to Mike’s book 2. Link to fantasy football 3. Link to EPLpod twitter
EPLpod: Manchester United’s Martial worth every penny, Chelsea lose again13/09/2015 Duration: 36min
Manchester United return to their winnings ways by downing an abject Liverpool side. City remain perfect. And Chelsea lose again. No shin guard for Hoolahan? No problem. What's more? Well, Mike & Paul weigh in on which referee for whom they'd like to cook a hearty Italian meal. All of this and more, only on EPLpod. 1. Link to Mike’s book 2. Link to fantasy football 3. Link to EPLpod twitter
EPLpod: Manchester United set to host Liverpool at Old Trafford, fantasy football tips09/09/2015 Duration: 29min
Rejoice! The international break has come and gone. It's time to get back to the English Premier League. Back to Manchester United hosting Liverpool at Old Trafford (Will Anthony Martial start? Will David de Gea sign a new contact?). Back to the Chelsea's tales of woe. And most importantly, back to sanity (sort of)! Since you guys love links as much as cat's love catnip, we've decided to toss some in : 1. Link to Mike’s book 2. Link to fantasy football 3. Link to EPLpod twitter 4. Link to Purina Cat Chow 5. Link to ethereal drone porn
EPLpod: Real Madrid smack talks Manchester United, Are EPL players on dope?06/09/2015 Duration: 27min
It's the international break! With there being no new games to talk about, Mike & Paul discuss why David DeGea didn't make the move from Manchester United to Real Madrid on deadline line. Other topics include: indoor football pitches, doping in the English Premier League , and soft open-mouth kisses. All of this and more on EPLpod. Lastly, here are some links: 1. Link to Mike's book 2. Link to fantasy football 3. Link to EPLpod twitter 4. Link to Iceland's artificial turf success 5. Link to the Reddit article on doping
EPLpod: Transfer-mania and the de Gea blame game03/09/2015 Duration: 36min
Transfer deadline day has caused a bigger stir by virtue of who didn't move, rather than who did (we're looking at you David de Gea and Saido Berahino). Were Manchester United fleeced by Monaco in acquiring 19-year-old Anthony Martial for £36 million? What happened to Paul's face? The guys discuss. Part two let's you know about the deals that actually got done along with, you guessed it, our patented football rating system. Our longest pod yet, for better or worse! Lastly, here are some links: 1. Link to Mike's book 2. Link to fantasy football 3. Link to EPLpod twitter 4. Link to Paul's face
EPLpod: Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool all lose; Manchester City yet to allow goal31/08/2015 Duration: 21min
Mike & Paul do a post-mortem of a trio of top four aspiring teams' losses, United succumbing 2-1 to a late Ayew/Gomis-led Swansea comeback, Chelsea incurring a rare home defeat courtesy of Crystal Palace, and Liverpool falling at home 3 nil to West Ham, losing both the game and Coutinho, who picked up a 2nd yellow (thus causing him to miss the match against United on Sept. 12th). The champions league draw is in. Can English teams represent? Will Manchester City survive another group of death? Will Memphis celebrate against his old club, PSV Eindhoven? The guys pontificate. Lastly, here are some links: Link to Mike's book 2. Link to fantasy football 3. Link to EPLpod twitter 4. Article on the dangers of Turkish football
EPLpod: Arsenal Liverpool baffling draw, Manchester United take on Club Brugge26/08/2015 Duration: 25min
Liverpool were denied by Arsenal's villain-turned-saint Petr Cech on Monday. Paul enthusiastically recaps the game while Mike pretends to listen. We preview the second leg of the Uefa Champions League qualifier wherein Manchester United bring a 3-1 1st leg lead to Club Brugge KV. Finally, we preview all of the weekend's action in the EPL and talk about Mike's favourite subject in the whole wide world, gambling. Link to Mike's book 2. Link to fantasy football 3. Link to EPLpod twitter
EPLpod: Chelsea slip by West Brom, Manchester United still shooting blanks23/08/2015 Duration: 27min
Chelsea avoided dropping points by narrowly beating West Brom 3-2. Will the sending off of John Terry prompt Jose Mourinho to make one final approach for Everton's Stones? Mike & Paul discuss that and the other fixtures of the weekend, including table-topping Manchester City's victory over an in-form Everton. Part 2 sees Mike & Paul give their verdicts on the real stinker players of this nascent Premier League campaign. Tweet us your picks @eplpod
EPLpod: Arsenal set to battle Liverpool20/08/2015 Duration: 29min
Mike & Paul look back on Monday's match wherein Liverpool stole three points off Bournemouth. The guys also recap Manchester United's victory against Club Brugge in the Uefa Champions League qualifier. In part two, Mike & Paul gossip away on the latest transfer news. Lastly in the pod, Mike & Paul look ahead to this weeks action. Will Arsenal be able to down Liverpool? Will Mitrovic pick up yet another yellow card? All of this and so much more on EPLpod.
EPLpod: Manchester City eviscerate Chelsea17/08/2015 Duration: 30min
Mike & Paul look back on the weekend in the English Premier League. Manchester City humiliated Chelsea, Arsenal got on the board with a win over Crystal Palace, and United limped to a 1-0 win over Aston Villa. The current medical practices of the EPL are untenable, right? What are some other rules that need to be overhauled? Mike & Paul discuss. And finally, who is the hottest young prospect in the league? Listen to find out.
EPLpod: Manchester City await Chelsea, EPL man crushes13/08/2015 Duration: 25min
Mike & Paul recap West Brom vs Manchester City before looking ahead to week two action in the English Premier League. Will Chelsea continue their unimpressive start to the new campaign as they travel north to take on Manchester City? How will Arsenal hold up against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park? And will Pedro leave Uefa Super Cup champions Barcelona for Manchester United? Finally, Mike & Paul reveal their EPL man crushes. Joleon Lescott, don't hold your breath. All of this and so much more on this week's episode of EPLpod.
EPLpod: Chelsea and Arsenal stumble out of the gates10/08/2015 Duration: 19min
Mike & Paul recap all of the high-stakes drama from week one in the English Premier League, including the lethargic play of the new-look Manchester United as well as Arsenal's disappointing start to the new campaign. Did Mourinho sell Wenger a lemon in Petr Cech? What's with Leicester City and their off-field antics? And is it soccer or is it football? All of this and more in this week's episode of EPLpod.
EPLpod: Week One07/08/2015 Duration: 11min
Will Chelsea repeat as title winners? Will any of the newly promoted teams stay up? All of these pressing and entirely original questions will be answered in the second episode of EPLpod. Mike & Paul will also look ahead to the first week of action as Manchester United take on Tottenham, Arsenal kick off at West Ham, and Stoke renew hostilities with Liverpool. Finally, we'll review a few of the new kits. Are they Vanity Fair worthy? Obviously not. But find out why.
EPLpod: Transfer Bonanza, Community Shield03/08/2015 Duration: 22min
Mike MacDonald and Paul Metcalfe summarize all the 2015 summer transfer dealings in the Barclays English Premier League. This includes Chelsea allowing Petr Cech to move on over to Arsenal, the rebuilding of Louis Van Gaal's new-look Manchester United with the acquisitions of Bastian Schweinsteiger, Memphis Depay, and Morgan Schneiderlin as well as the incoming Raheem Sterling and outgoing James Milner at Manchester City. The podcast also discusses Radamel Falcao's ineffective exploits in the Community Shield and Theo Walcott's start over Olivier Giroud.