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The Players Channel

BBC Radio 5 Live

Real football talk...straight from The Players! With multiple episodes every week The Players Channel will provide unfiltered access to some of the biggest names in the game. Don't worry, the Footballer's Football Podcast isn't going anywhere, with Newcastle's Callum Wilson, West Ham's Michail Antonio and Radio 1's Ricky Haywood-Williams, back for more weekly Premier League insider chat and plenty of laughs! They will be joined on the channel by our brand new 'Football Firsts' podcast, with Jermain Defoe and Troy Deeney, discussing a range of topics revolving around the first time they experienced something in football. You don't want to miss it! There will also be more podcasts fronted by current players coming to the feed soon.


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Latest Episodes

Where has Michail gone? He was all talk last week claiming his side would finish above Liverpool, which sent fans wild. But after the Hammers lost to the Reds at the weekend, Mr Antonio is nowhere to be seen. Callum and Rickie take aim. After his sid... more

41 hours ago

Knock, knock…in this episode of Football Firsts, Troy and Jermain discuss the first time they had to knock on a manager’s door. Who had the nicest office? Which manager was more like a player and which gaffer always had YouTube on? Troy remembers his... more

4 days ago

Comedian Maisie Adam and The Telegraph’s Luke Edwards bring you the day's biggest football speculation and rumours including: Is the pressure mounting on Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag following defeat to Bayern Munich? Also on the podcast we... more

8 days ago


4.6 out of 5 stars from 148 ratings
  • Good listen

    I love listening to Callum and Michail and now deeney and defoe

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdom16 days ago
  • Best pod love the pod absolute crease

    Love it it’s a crease and an entry for strikers uinion I play 9 a side u 11 I was playing for my team willington quay saints and scored a worldly pobably a word that michell will never be in the same sentence as. I was on the half way line and thought I’m gonna have a dig and stuck it right in the stanch!

    Apple Podcasts
    leo boak
    United Kingdom18 days ago
  • Best footballers pod out there!

    I love this show and it’s amazing to hear about all the news and gossip from a pros view. Love the banter and it’s such an easy show to listen through. Keep it up boysss!

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdoma month ago
  • Players channel

    Love it here good work lads

    Apple Podcasts
    Australiaa month ago
  • Great show

    Refreshing and different pod cast by two good guys, really interesting to hear a players point of view, both my son and I listen to this on the way to work, it brightens my day. Keep it going guys!!

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdoma month ago

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