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Sunday Supplement

Vicky Gomersall is joined by Darren Lewis to bring you the biggest stories and talking points in football.


Extended interviews with De Zerbi and Ten Hag | Did Southgate pick the right England squad? | Can Newcastle finish in the top four?
Vicky Gomersall and the Assistant Editor of the Mirror Darren Lewis are joined this week by The Athletic's David Ornstein.There are extended interviews with Brighton boss, Roberto de Zerbi as he describes what type of manager he is and what makes him unhappy. Plus an in-depth chat with Erik Ten Hag, who says Manchester United are heading in the right direction.There's a look at how the Premier league is shaping up as players head off to the World Cup and of course a look ahead to the tournament itself as we ask the question: did Gareth Southgate pick the right squad?
75:15 13/11/22
Klopp on Liverpool's struggles | Zaha on turning 30 | Should Maddison be on the plane to Qatar?
Vicky Gomersall and the Assistant Editor of the Mirror, Darren Lewis are joined by Sky Sports News senior reporter, Melissa Reddy.There's an in depth interview with Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp in which he discusses their struggles, how he plans to fix them and if they should have bought more in the summer. Melissa chats with Wilfred Zaha who worries about turning 30 years old! Plus we look at how Manchester City left it late against Fulham and discuss whether James Maddison should be on the plane to Qatar.
54:22 06/11/22
Liverpool humbled by late Leeds winner | Are Newcastle now top-four contenders? | Brighton spoil Potter's return to the AMEX
Dharmesh Sheth joins Vicky and Darren this week to discuss Liverpool's defeat at home to Leeds, Graham Potter's nightmare return to the AMEX and Spurs leaving it late to defeat Bournemouth.Erik ten Hag spoke to Dharmesh to discuss Manchester United's start to the season and The Athletic's George Caulkin joins to assess whether Newcastle are now genuine top-four contenders.Kaveh Solkehol sits down with actor and comedian Omid Djalili to discuss the political turmoil, violence and ongoing protests in Iran and what it means ahead of their World Cup match with England.
58:46 30/10/22
Should Manchester United move on from Ronaldo? | Were Villa right to sack Gerrard? | Is Potter the real deal at Chelsea?
Mike Wedderburn and the assistant editor of the Mirror Darren Lewis are joined by The Athletic’s Laurie Whitwell. The panel discuss all things Cristiano Ronaldo, whether Aston Villa were right to sack Steven Gerrard and whether Graham Potter will be the real deal at Chelsea. There is also an extended interview with Antonio Conte.
82:08 23/10/22
Are Liverpool and Man City still the PL's best two teams? | James a doubt for the World Cup | Kane hitting top form
Julian Warren and the assistant editor of the Mirror Darren Lewis are joined by the Sunday Times Football Correspondent, Jonathan Northcroft. The panel discuss Liverpool against Manchester City, Reece James' injury which could mean he misses the World Cup and Harry Kane hitting top form with his best goal-scoring start to a Premier League season.Gail Davis also sits down with Aston Villa's Leon Bailey who speaks about his friendship with Raheem Sterling and why he chose the number 31 shirt.
49:25 16/10/22
Is this Pep’s best ever side? | Arteta exclusive | Ronaldo’s frustrations
The Independent’s chief football writer Miguel Delaney joins Vicky Gomersall and Darren Lewis this week to discuss Manchester City’s continued dominance, Ronaldo’s frustration on the bench and the choice of the Premier League captains to select which games they take the knee for instead of doing it for every game. Vicky also sits down with Mikel Arteta to discuss Arsenal’s impressive start to the season, his ongoing relationship with Pep Guardiola and how he’ll manage the World Cup break.
48:04 09/10/22
How many goals will Haaland score this season? | Leicester bottom of the Premier League | Saliba talks difficult Arsenal start
Vicky and Darren are joined by The Times' Henry Winter as they look at the Premier League's tribute to The Queen, Erling Haaland's incredible start, the pressure that Brendan Rodgers is under after Leicester's loss to Tottenham and the first weekend of the WSL.Vicky chats with defender William Saliba about the difficult start to his Arsenal career and the upcoming World Cup. Plus, Gail Davis sits down with Chelsea manager Emma Hayes as she reveals her future plans.
69:53 18/09/22
Merseyside derby goalless but dramatic | Did Man Utd overspend in the window? | Celtic lay down a marker
Vicky and Darren are joined by the Sunday Times' Jonathan Northcroft to look at a goalless but dramatic Merseyside Derby, the controversial VAR incidents at Chelsea and Brentford, whether Manchester United paid too much for players in the transfer window and Celtic's huge win over Rangers in the SPFL.Gail Davis chats to Erik ten Hag about Manchester United's start to the season and their moves in the market and we're joined for a chat by the Daily Mail's Dominic King and former Celtic defender Mark Wilson.
61:55 04/09/22
Liverpool’s record-equalling win | Haaland’s sensational start | What next for Ronaldo?
Sports broadcaster Vaishali Bhardwaj joins Julian Warren and Darren Lewis this week to discuss Liverpool’s record-equalling win, Haaland’s sensational start and what’s next for Cristiano Ronaldo? Gail Davis also sits down with Nick Pope to discuss his start to life at Newcastle, his World Cup aspirations and gets his reaction to going viral on Twitter.
74:05 28/08/22
Arsenal's perfect start | What's going on with Man Utd's recruitment? | Pep talks player egos and holidays
Miguel Delaney, chief football writer at The Independent, joins Vicky and Darren this week to discuss Arsenal's perfect start, Manchester United's ongoing recruitment issues and where Everton are at following their first few matches.Vicky chats spaghetti, the Qatar World Cup and player egos with Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola and Gail Davis speaks to Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel following last week's spat with Antonio Conte.
79:32 21/08/22
Owners, management, players - who's to blame at Man Utd after Brentford thrashing? | Tuchel explains why Lukaku didn't work out at Chelsea
Vicky and Darren are joined this week by The Times' Henry Winter to run through Saturday's Premier League talking points. Only one place to start, Manchester United being thrashed at Brentford and are the Glazers, the backroom staff or the players to blame? Laurie Whitwell from The Athletic joins to give his expert take on the situation and what happens next if the club don't bring in more players in the next fortnight. Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel sits down with Vicky to give an honest assessment as to why Romelu Lukaku didn't work out at Chelsea and what Raheem Sterling will bring this season. The Mail's Sami Mokbel also shares this thoughts on why Chelsea may be keen on Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.We also dive into Arsenal's impressive start, Manchester City's ruthlessness and whether Dean Henderson could force his way into England reckoning.
61:33 14/08/22
Premier League is back | What do Man Utd do with Ronaldo? | Early takeaways from Liverpool and Chelsea's opening matches
Darren and Vicky are joined by Dharmesh Sheth to discuss the opening Saturday of the Premier League season and what Manchester United could - or should - do with an unhappy Cristiano Ronaldo.The Athletic's James Pearce joins to discuss Liverpool's draw at Fulham and Standard Sport's Nizaar Kinsella runs through what Thomas Tuchel will take away from Chelsea's win at Everton.We also sent Vicky to Manchester this week for an exclusive chat with Manchester United captain Harry Maguire and we react to the news that Premier League players will not take a knee ahead of matches this season.
60:35 07/08/22
Liverpool celebrate FA Cup glory, does Erling Haaland guarantee Man City trophies and will Ronaldo be key to Manchester United success?
For the final episode of the season, Vicky and Darren are joined by Andrew Cole to discuss Liverpool's FA Cup success, Erling Haaland's forthcoming move to Manchester City and what will happen with Cristiano Ronaldo following Manchester United's disappointing season.
45:55 17/05/22
Liverpool draw leaves the door open for Man City as Brighton batter Man Utd
Vicky and Darren are joined by Hayden Mullins to reflect on Liverpool's draw against Tottenham, which leaves the door open for Man City to go three points clear at the top of the Premier League whilst also giving Tottenham a crucial point in the race for the top four. They also discuss Brighton's demolition of a dismal Manchester United, who officially finish this Premier League season with their worst points tally ever.
71:53 08/05/22
City and Liverpool win as title race tightens and Norwich are relegated - but who will join them?
Vicky and Darren are joined by Lee Hendrie to reflect on a weekend where Man City and Liverpool both recorded wins as the title race tightens with four games to go. They also discuss who might join Norwich in heading to the Championship, with Everton facing a tough game against their manager Frank Lampard's former club Chelsea.
68:24 01/05/22
Ten Hag appointed Man Utd manager as the race for top four goes Arsenal's way
Vicky and Darren are joined by Darren Ambrose to reflect on the news that Erik ten Hag has been appointed as the new manager of Manchester United, as their chances of Champions League football slips away with defeat at the Emirates. They also discuss the impact Erling Haaland might have should he sign for Man City, and they look ahead to the Merseyside Derby.
59:21 24/04/22
Can Liverpool win the Quadruple and who will finish in the top four?
Vicky is joined by Darren Lewis and Hayden Mullins as they look back on a spectacular week for Mullins' former side West Ham and discuss Sean Dyche's sacking as Burnley manager. They also assess the race for the top four and Liverpool's chances of claiming an historic Quadruple.
58:40 17/04/22
Will City v Liverpool be the title decider?
Vicky is joined by Melissa Reddy and Clinton Morrison at the Etihad Stadium to look ahead to a huge clash at the top of the table between possibly the best two teams the Premier League has ever seen.
54:09 10/04/22
Chelsea's immediate future discussed, can Arsenal make the top four and Soucek on emotional Sevilla win
David Seaman joins Vicky and Darren this week to discuss Chelsea's potential buyers and Arsenal's drive towards a Champions League place. Also Tomas Soucek chats about West Ham's incredible Sevilla win.
79:20 20/03/22
Ronaldo breaks goalscoring record and what's going to happen to Chelsea?
Vicky and Darren are joined by Darren Ambrose to reflect on Cristiano Ronaldo's stunning hat-trick against Tottenham, which saw him become the highest goalscorer of all time. They also discuss the dilemma facing Chelsea as yet more sanctions were placed on the club, leaving them in limbo and they also look at Mo Salah's future at Liverpool after it was revealed that contract talks had broken down between the two parties.
60:39 13/03/22
Liverpool close the gap to City and Chelsea up for sale
Tom White and Darren Lewis are joined by former Manchester United and Manchester City striker Andy Cole to look ahead to the huge clash between the two rivals. They reflect on Liverpool's narrow win over West Ham and discuss Chelsea's possibilities after Roman Abramovich put the club up for sale.
63:20 06/03/22
Bielsa sacked by Leeds and Abramovich gives up control of Chelsea ahead of Cup Final.
Vicky and Darren are joined by Clinton Morrison inside Wembley ahead of the Carabao Cup Final between Chelsea and Liverpool, as they preview the game in what is the first English cup final between two German managers. They also reflect on Marcelo Bielsa's sacking by Leeds and there's an extended interview with David Moyes.
67:52 27/02/22
Kane masterclass blows open title race and what's wrong with Romelu?
Tom White and Darren Lewis are joined by former Newcastle midfielder Darren Ambrose to reflect on a Harry Kane masterclass, as his late winner against Man City blew the title race wide open. They also discuss what has gone wrong with Romelu Lukaku, after he recorded the fewest touches in a PL match, and they look at the fight to avoid relegation.
62:46 20/02/22
Sterling hat-trick extends City's lead at the top and Lampard gets his first PL win with Everton
Tom White and Darren Lewis are joined by England legend David Seaman to reflect on Manchester City's convincing win over Norwich to extend their lead at the top of the Premier League to 12 points, and Frank Lampard's first PL win since taking over at Everton. They also discuss Leicester's recent struggles after an interview with Brendan Rodgers, as well as the Kurt Zouma issues at West Ham.
59:49 13/02/22
Saints hold Man City to leave door ajar and Man Utd stake their claim
Vicky and Darren discuss Southampton's excellent display against Manchester City, as their long winning run finally came to and end to give a little bit of hope to Liverpool in the title race. They also reflect on Newcastle's vital win over Leeds, and Man United's last gasp winner over top four over top four rival West Ham.
62:21 23/01/22
Benitez's future on the rocks, COVID chaos continues and is the title race already over?
Vicky and Darren are joined by Andy Cole to reflect on Manchester City's 1-0 victory over Chelsea, to give Pep Guardiola's side a 13 point lead at the top of the Premier League. They also discuss Rafa Benitez's future at Everton, after it was reported the board are holding emergency talks about his role, whilst the COVID chaos continues after the North London Derby was postponed.
64:21 16/01/22
Lukaku's interview controversy and Man City win it late at the Emirates
Tom White is joined by Darren Lewis and Kevin Campbell to discuss Romelu Lukaku's controversial interview in Italy, and whether or not Thomas Tuchel made the right call to drop him from the squad for Chelsea's crunch match against Liverpool. They also discuss Manchester City's late victory over Arsenal and what can be done to improve the quality of officiating in the Premier League.
67:54 02/01/22
COVID causes chaos in the fixture list and are Arsenal genuine top four contenders?
Julian Warren is joined by Darren Lewis and Lianne Sanderson to reflect on a Saturday fixture list ravaged by COVID, with Arsenal thrashing Leeds the only result from a scheduled six games. They also discuss Arsenal's top four hopes, the title race between Man City, Liverpool and Chelsea and look at how the new COVID variant could affect football going forward.
66:42 19/12/21
Top three and Man United all win thanks to controversial penalties and a big upset in the WSL
Vicky and Darren are joined by Darren Ambrose to look back on a controversial day of Premier League action, which saw controversial penalties decide four matches on Saturday, as Man City, Liverpool and Chelsea all win. Ralf Rangnick maintains his 100% start with Manchester United after victory over Norwich, and Reading shock Chelsea in the WSL.
62:59 12/12/21
Three different leaders on Saturday as Origi wins it late for Liverpool
Vicky and Darren are joined by Michael Brown to reflect on an intriguing day of Premier League football as there were three different leaders at the top of the league after Chelsea lost to West Ham, Liverpool left it late against Wolves and Man City brushed Watford aside. They also look ahead to what is in store for Manchester United where Ralf Rangnick takes charge of his first game.
58:00 05/12/21