The Pod

The Pod

Rant Cast 45 – age ain’t nothing but a number

October 29, 2010 Tags: The Pod 12 comments

In this episode of Rant Cast regulars Ed & Paul look back on Manchester United’s midweek Carling Cup victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers and ahead to the games with Tottenham Hotspur and Bursaspor in the coming week. We say happy birthday to Edwin van der Sar and wonder who United will bring in to replace him.

Finally, we take issue with Rio Ferdinand and explain exactly why Wayne Rooney wasn’t nominated for this year’s Ballon D’Or.

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Rant Cast 44 – special: Rooney signs!

October 25, 2010 Tags: The Pod 14 comments

In this special episode of Rant Cast regulars Ed & Paul eat humble pie as Wayne Rooney signs a new £10 million-a-year contract with Manchester United. We ponder why the ‘White Pele’ signed, talked summer transfers and discuss the bitter taste that is left in the mouth by the saga. The pod also looks back on United’s victory over Stoke City.

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Rant Cast 43 – sex, lies and Wayne Rooney’s contract

October 22, 2010 Tags: The Pod 26 comments

In this episode of Rant Cast – recorded before Wayne Rooney signed his new contract today – regulars Ed & Paul talk about the ongoing saga: is it a case of player greed gone mad or the Glazers’ poor investment in the first team squad? What are the morals of demanding £250,000 a week to play with a pig’s bladder?

We also review the West Bromwich Albion and Bursaspor matches this week, and look forward to this weekend’s tough fixture against Stoke City at the Britannia.

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Rant Cast 42 – leg breakers ‘R’ us

October 15, 2010 Tags: The Pod 16 comments

In this episode of Rant Cast regulars Ed & Paul look back on the disappointing draw with Sunderland a fortnight ago, analyse Wayne Rooney’s ongoing problems and talk Glazernomics. We discuss Owen Hargreaves’ mooted comeback and look forward to the upcoming fixtures with West Bromwich Albion and Bursaspor.

Finally, Rant Cast sides with former Dipper Danny Murphy as we talk Nigel de Jong, Carl Henry and dirty tacklers of the Premier League.

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Rant Cast 41 – Valencia, adiós y gracias a todos los peces

October 1, 2010 Tags: The Pod 3 comments

In this episode of Rant Cast regulars Ed & Paul look on the disappointing draw with Bolton Wanderers last weekend and the much more positive win in Valencia. We discuss Anderson’s performance and role in the team, Sir Alex Ferguson’s ongoing war with the media, and wonder whether the side is missing a genuine captain.

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Rant Cast 40 – is man love de Gea?

September 24, 2010 Tags: The Pod 3 comments

In this episode of Rant Cast regulars Ed & Paul look back on the wonderful Old Trafford win over Liverpool and United (reserves) victory at Glandford Park, Scunthorpe. We wonder why Sir Alex Ferguson couldn’t be bothered to turn up though – did the chance of a mid-season tan on the Mediterranean hold just too much appeal?

We also preview the week’s coming matches, talk about Bébé’s début and – hopefully – welcome Owen Hargreaves back into the United fold.

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Rant Cast 39 – that’s not liquid football

September 17, 2010 Tags: The Pod 2 comments

In this episode of Rant Cast regulars Ed & Paul look back on the disappointing draws with Everton and Rangers in the past week, commiserate with Antonio Valencia and look forward to Liverpool and Scunthorpe. Finally, we talk PIK debt, wondering how the Glazers can buy back debt with money they borrowed off the club and it still be legal!

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Rant Cast 38 – Rant pays the ugly tax

September 10, 2010 Tags: The Pod 8 comments

In this episode of Rant Cast regulars Ed & Paul take a look at the weekend’s fixture against Everton at Goodison Park, where the focus will be on (alleged) hooker-buying striker Wayne Rooney. We talk international football – Carlos Quieroz and Ryan Giggs – and finally Rant Cast delves into the murky waters of overseas accents. Is Sccchteve McClaren still talking Double Dutch?

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Rant Cast 37 – media war

August 27, 2010 Tags: The Pod 7 comments

In this episode of Rant Cast regulars Ed & Paul take a look back at the draw with Fulham at Craven Cottage. We preview the weekend’s fixture with West Ham United at Old Trafford and we discuss the Champions League draw. As usual, we digress – this time into the world of football versus the media and finish on some loan news for Tom Cleverley.

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Rant Cast 36 – United rap

August 20, 2010 Tags: The Pod 14 comments

In this episode of Rant Cast regulars Ed & Paul take a look back at the victory over Newcastle United at Old Trafford, forward to this weekend’s match against Fulham and talk transfer speculation. We “bang on a bit” about the Glazers’ interest rate hike this week, discuss what it means to be a fan and end with some… er .. rapping.

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