The Game Podcast

The Times

Sports & Recreation, Professional

Gab Marcotti and a selection of leading football writers give their thoughts and analysis on the latest events in football


Alyson Rudd is joined by James Scowcroft, Julien Laurens and Bill Edgar to discuss the futures of Claudio Ranieri at Leicester and Arsene Wenger at Arsenal. Discover more at www.thetimes.co.uk.

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Gab Marcotti returns to discuss the weekend's major talking points, with the aid of Tony Cascarino, Alyson Rudd and Paul Hirst. Plus Matthew Syed debates the issue of anonymity regarding Saido Berahino's drugs ban. Discover more at www.thetimes.co.uk.

Max Rushden sits in for Gab Marcotti, in the company of Julien Laurens, James Scowcroft and Oliver Kay. On the agenda, the FA Cup's lack of lustre, a huge week for Big Sam and a bright future for Ryan Sessegnon. Discover more at www.thetimes.co.uk.

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24 - Is Wayne Rooney a genius?

January 23rd, 2017

Gabriele Marcotti is joined by Julien Laurens, Matt Dickinson and Stewart Robson, plus Matthew Syed discusses his article on why people are wrong to mock Wayne Rooney's intelligence.