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Rant Cast – Summer Special Three: Michael Cox of Zonal Marking

July 18, 2017 Tags: Rant Cast 1 comment
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For the third of this summer’s Rant Cast specials, Paul gets Michael Cox of Zonal Marking on the line, to talk about his excellent new book The Mixer: The Story of Premier League Tactics, from Route One to False Nine. It was a really entertaining chat, highlighting just how much Manchester United, and Sir Alex Ferguson in particular, have dominated that particular story.

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Rant Cast – Summer Special Two: Adam McKola of Full Time Devils

July 10, 2017 Tags: Rant Cast 3 comments
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A couple of weeks ago, Paul sat down with Adam McKola of Full Time Devils to chat about his history with the club and his very specific job as the man who asks United fans what they think just after games. They talk the early days of United Rant, Beckham, Giggs and Andy Tate, accompanied by the sounds of Handsworth Park, where the interview was recorded.

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Rant Cast – Summer Special One: Transfer Bonanza with Tom Coast

July 4, 2017 Tags: Rant Cast 3 comments
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We promised some stuff in your podcast feed during the summer, and never let it be said we do not deliver on our promises, except sometimes. Paul talks to Tom Coast of Sport Witness about the summer transfer rumours so far; what’s credible, what’s nonsense, and why Duncan Castles is reporting that Jose Mourinho is unhappy.

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Rant Cast 308 – End of Season Review

June 13, 2017 Tags: Rant Cast 5 comments
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It has been three weeks in the making, but here it is – the final Rant Cast of the season. This week Ed & Paul look back on the past 10 months of football. The highs, the lows, the THREE trophies won. As always, there’s the much coveted (not at all coveted) RANT CAST AWARDS: Goal of the Season, Goalkeeper of the Season, Defender of the Season, Midfielder of the Season, Attacker of the Season, and Player of the Season. New this season: Shithousery of the Season!

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Rant Cast 307 – Europa League Final Preview

May 22, 2017 Tags: , Rant Cast 1 comment
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This week’s Rant Cast focuses on one thing: the Europa League final. Much like the team, Ed & Paul have been phoning in recent shows in order to ensure full fitness for this special length preview of Wednesday’s game. The pod also includes an interview with Dutch football pundit Michiel Jongsma.

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Rant Cast 305 – betting everything on Europa success

May 9, 2017 Tags: Rant Cast 1 comment
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In the fortnight since the last Rant Cast Jose Mourinho has executed on a seemingly long-held plan: to bet everything on Manchester United winning the Europa League, at the expense of domestic league success. Draws with Manchester and Swansea City, then defeat at Arsenal has all but ensured a fourth successive season outside the top three.

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Rant Cast 304 – Pep’s still got the Blues

April 25, 2017 Tags: Rant Cast 1 comment
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Manchester United scored victory over Anderlecht and Burnley to continue the push for silverware and Champions League qualification on two fronts. Those victories came at a heavy price, with Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcos Rojo struck down by serious knee injuries. Good week or bad week? Ed & Paul discuss.

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Rant Cast 303 – Special, Again

April 19, 2017 Tags: Rant Cast 1 comment
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What a game, what an approach, what a result! José Mourinho’s ‘tactical masterclass’ in United’s defeat of Chelsea at Old Trafford was, perhaps, the manager’s finest performance as Old Trafford boss. Victory puts United back in the frame for Champions League qualification and buys Mourinho significant credit for the months ahead.

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Rant Cast 302 – The David Moyes Disappreciation Society

April 11, 2017 Tags: Rant Cast 3 comments
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Manchester United came, Manchester United saw, Manchester United stuck it to David Moyes on Wearside. So, it wasn’t the finest performance, but after two draws at Old Trafford in the past week, three points offer a great fillip to the Reds’ hopes of making the Champions League

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