On The Continent
By Radio Stakhanov
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The Football Ramble are proud to bring you On The Continent, a comprehensive look at the biggest headlines from European football every Wednesday. Co-hosts Marcus Speller and Luke Moore are joined by punditry heavyweights James Horncastle and Andy Brassell every week to dissect the big stories from the continent with more than a little knowledge and humour. Expect chat from all the big European leagues, including La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga and Ligue Un, as well as a few tales from off the beaten track as the UK's biggest independent football show combines with football's two best European pundits to divulge exactly what's happening On The Continent.
||CleanRino's Men: Gattuso's Milan step it up, Barca and Chelsea duke it out, and Bayern Munich continue to dominate||On this week's On The Continent, the boys pore over Barcelona's trip to Stamford Bridge and then spend some time talking about Bayern Munich's current position after their shellacking of Besiktas. After that, a trip across to France is n...||21 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMailbag: Werder Bremen, Amin Younes and promotion to Serie A||This week's Mailbag takes in such varied topics as Werder Bremen, Schalke's Max Meyer and the Serie B title race, all fuelled by questions from you, the listener. There's also time for a bit of chat on Ajax's exciting left winger ...||16 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSacred Cows: Buffon, Goretzka, Bayern Munich, and the Greek Super League||On The Continent is back for another edition of European football chat! This week the boys start with the latest on Gianluigi Buffon, including a fierce defence of his recent form and current ability from James after his performance against Tottenham i.||14 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMailbag: Athletic Bilbao, Dries Mertens and Pochettino's Next Move||This weekend's Mailbag explodes red hot into your ears with questions answered on Cuco Ziganda's job at Athletic Bilbao and Dries Mertens' future at Napoli, before the boys turn their attention to the influx of Saudi Arabian talent findi...||9 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSowing the Seedorf||We start this week's show with a look at Clarence Seedorf's appointment at Deportivo La Coruña and the task ahead of him to try and save them from relegation, before taking in Eibar's destruction of Sevilla. After that, we nip across to ...||7 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMailbag: Native Managers, Liberos and Underrated Business Models||This week's Mailbag is hosted by Marcus, who puts the boys through their paces on all the big, searching questions you have on football in Europe, questions like 'What's happening with Radja Nainggolan?' and 'Do other countri...||2 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Laporte Report||The boys are back and start proceedings by talking about transfers into the UK from Europe, plenty of discussion about Aymeric Laporte's move to Manchester City as well as Lucas Moura's transfer to Tottenham. After that we make time for a b...||31 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMailbag: Odegaard, Aubameyang and the Offside Law||On the inaugural On The Continent Mailbag, Andy and James answer your questions on Martin Odegaard, young Scottish prospect Liam Henderson making the move from Celtic to Bari and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's prospective move from Borussia Dortmund....||26 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe UEFA League of Extraordinary Gentlemen||On this week’s show we talk about the trials and tribulations of Memphis Depay after his wonderful winner against PSG and Señor Brassell manages to clearly and concisely explain the UEFA Nations League amid all the excitement for the tournament.&nb..||24 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Umpire Strikes Back||Marcus is back in the hotseat for this week's episode as we start proceedings with Cristiano Ronaldo and his latest tantrum, before trying to get to the bottom of what's wrong at Malaga, who look destined to drop out of the top flight for the...||17 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSound the Jorge Mendes Alarm!||The boys reconvene to ruminate on a busy week in Madrid as Zinedine Zidane's side fall further behind Barcelona in the La Liga title race and Diego Costa carries on being Diego Costa. Elsewhere in Spain, Sevilla and Real Betis duke out a hugely en...||10 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Teriminator||It's the first On The Continent of 2018 and the boys open proceedings with a look at Massimo Oddo's recent success at Udinese and further discuss his achievements at Pescara. Sevilla and Vincenzo Montella are next on the agenda ahead of the S...||3 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Christmas Mailbag||In this special edition of On The Continent, the team answer as many of your European football questions as possible. Expect chat on Italy's Serie B including the three Ps of Parma, Perugia and Palermo, several hot takes on Bordeaux's next-...||27 12 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAlisson Reigns||This week, we start by assessing the developing drama that is rapidly turning into a crisis at Milan, before talking about Roma's superstar goalkeeper Alisson, who is currently keeping Ederson out of the Brazilian national side. There's als...||20 12 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Europa League Derby||The Champions League draw is discussed in great detail as Marcus, Andy, James and Luke return for another week's worth of European football chat. Can one of the five English teams in the knockout stage go all the way? Could Man City even achieve a...||13 12 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGorgeous George||Luke returns to make the OTC team a fab four once again, and the boys open proceedings with Alberto Brignoli's heroics against Milan as the Gennaro Gattuso era starts on a suitably ridiculous note. Based on your correspondence this week we'd ...||6 12 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSchalkenfreude||We start with the sacking of Vicenzo Montella at Milan and the subsequent promotion of youth team coach Gennaro Gattuso to the big chair. Can he do the business at San Siro? Meanwhile in Germany, we pore over an incredible 4-4 draw between Dortmund a.||29 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDominic German||This week’s OTC kicks off with Valencia and their impressive start to the season. Los Che host Barcelona this weekend but are they serious title contenders? By way of contrast we also dedicate some time to Borussia Dortmund’s issues including the la||22 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanItaly Hit Horncastle in the Pocket||Our man James is fuming at Gian Piero Ventura's inability to get Italy over the line and into the World Cup, and as a result we spend a good amount of time poring over what went wrong and why. Sweden meanwhile are a cock-a-hoop at making their fir...||15 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCheeky Fekir||We start this week's European sojourn in St Etienne as Lyon's Nabil Fekir not only runs riot but almost causes one too in a huge derby win. After that there's time to pore over Der Klassiker as Borussia Dortmund miss the chance to go top...||8 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Ballad of Iker Casillas||We start this week's show with talk of the great Iker Casillas and his recent tribulations at Porto as Sergio Conceicao puts his foot down. A short hop across to Spain follows as we digest Girona's defeat of Real Madrid as Zinedine Zidane is ...||1 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBielsa's Lament||We're back with another episode of On The Continent and this time around there's a special treat as Jonathan Wilson steps into the absent Andy Brassell's considerable shoes. Marcus, Luke and James are in situ as usual and there's pl...||25 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYann Sommer's Blog||On The Continent returns to much fanfare after an incredible weekend in Serie A involving yet more pressure being lumped on poor old Vincenzo Montella and Juventus being upset on their own patch. Elsewhere we take the time to cast our eyes lovingly a.||18 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIceland! Dead Ahead!||The team round up all the action from the final World Cup qualifying games in Europe, including yet more heroics from Iceland and yet more misery for Netherlands. The boys also take the time to congratulate Serbia on their return to the top table next .||11 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBayern's next coach driver||This week the team tackle the sizeable issue in Catalonia and how Barcelona have found themselves in the middle of the maelstrom, Gerard Piqué's role and what might be next for Ernesto Valverde's men. There's also time to discuss the s...||4 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHot Turkey||The On The Continent guys are back and this week they're discussing the big game in Istanbul as Fenerbahce took on Besiktas at Sükru Sarakoglu and Timo Werner's ears incurred the wrath of the Black Eagles' fanbase just a few days later. ...||27 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe French Resistance||Another Wednesday rolls around and this week Marcus, Luke, James and Andy get stuck into the Neymar-Cavani spat, what this means for PSG in a wider context and whether Cavani has a future at the club. We also touch down in Portugal, Germany, ...||20 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCome On Feel the Moyes||This week's On The Continent opens with chat about Lazio and whether everyone (including our resident Italian football expert James) has overlooked them and their chances of the Serie A title this year after their big win over Milan at the weekend...||13 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGreat Danes||Episode three of On The Continent takes in such diversity as Spain's shellacking of Italy and Gian Piero Ventura's apparent indifference, the Germany steamroller building up speed and Jadon Sancho's move to Dortmund. There...||6 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDon't go ballistic||This week Marcus and the boys discuss the Champions League draw, the controversial implementation of VAR in Italy and Germany and North Korea's latest superstar. Elsewhere there’s time to #HarassHorncastle and #BotherBrassell as well as mull over ...||30 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAway We Go!||In the inaugural episode of On The Continent Marcus, Luke, James and Andy dissect the ramifications of Neymar's move to PSG and what it means for an increasingly shambolic Barcelona. They also take the time to look at the latest developments in ...||23 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOn The Continent Trailer 2017/18||The Football Ramble are proud to bring you On The Continent, a comprehensive look at the biggest headlines from European football every Wednesday. Co-hosts Marcus Speller and Luke Moore are joined by punditry heavyweights James Horncastle and Andy Bra.||16 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Don't even have to listen, it's guaranteed to be great with these lads! Can't wait!
Oh no. Not more of Luke interrupting everyone to tell his opinions that he just read off a forum.
Excellent Podcast Rounding up European Football
Great podcast which gives an insight into teams, players and goings on around Europe's top football leagues.