The Beautiful Game

Once brilliant insight and opinion on major talking points in top-level English football, sadly no more. But you can watch all the football you want on Sky Sports

June 23, 2007


In a Summer (Not So) Special Episode of TBG, hear what Arsenal fan Ian Trevett makes of THIERRY HENRY'S transfer to Barcelona.

South American football expert TIM VICKERY previews the Copa America which kicks off on Tuesday.

BBC Sport Online journalist Chris Bevan gives us the lowdown on Manchester City's summer of turmoil.

And I party with the Real Madrid fans as they celebrate their first La Liga triumph for 4 years.

Thanks for listening,


June 11, 2007


England get Beck to basics as McClaren's men regain focus on their Euro vision

Real are in Ruud health. Van Nistelrooy keeps Madrid on course for La Liga glory

And we celebrate football's golden oldies; the players for whom age is no barrier

Thanks for listening top our final show of 2006/07. We'll be back next season with occasional updates throughout the summer.


Alex and Chris (Noel is already on holiday)


June 04, 2007

Episode 2:37

On this week's show...

It's a Hollywood script for LA-bound Beckham as the former England captain lives up to his billing at Wembley - but will there be a happy ending in Estonia?

We celebrate the AWOL footballers who tried to sell their clubs a dummy.

And orators or useless debaters? There are heated points of view in Defend Your Corner.

Enjoy the show.

Alex, Chris and Noel