The Greatest Game with Jamie Carragher

Welcome to the Greatest Game with Jamie Carragher, where each week Jamie will be speaking to a footballer or a football fan, about their team, their love of football and asking what is the greatest game of football that they have ever seen or played in.Twitter @GreatestGamePodInstagram @greatestgamepodEmail greatestgamepod@gmail.com

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  • 38: Joe Cole

    Thursday, July 15th, 2021

    1 hour 5 minutes

    On the last episode of Series 3, Jamie is joined by Premier League winner and former teammate, Joe Cole. Joe talks about England’s EURO 2020 final defeat against Italy, Sir Alex Ferguson wanting to sign him as a teenager, captaining West Ham at...

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  • 37: Jermain Defoe

    Thursday, July 8th, 2021

    1 hour 4 minutes

    On the penultimate episode of the series, Jamie is joined by former Premier League and England international striker, Jermian Defoe. Jermain talks about the famous East London Sunday League team ‘Senrab FC’, playing under Harry Redknapp, handing...

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  • 36: Andy Burnham

    Thursday, July 1st, 2021

    48 minutes

    This week, Jamie is joined by the Mayor of Greater Manchester and massive Everton fan, Andy Burnham. Andy talks about Rafa Benítez moving to Everton, watching his boyhood club in the 80s, the 20th anniversary of The Hillsborough disaster being the...

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  • 35: Phil Neville

    Thursday, June 24th, 2021

    1 hour 21 minutes

    Jamie’s guest this week is a Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League winner… it’s Phil Neville. Phil talks about growing up wanting to be a cricketer, breaking into the Man United first team, dealing with the scrutiny towards him and Gary,...

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  • 34: Mark Clattenburg

    Thursday, June 17th, 2021

    1 hour 9 minutes

    We have a first on this week’s episode, as Jamie is joined by former Premier League referee, Mark Clattenburg. Mark talks about grassroots level refereeing being about 'survival', his toughest matches to referee, coping with mistakes, managing...

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  • 33: Ian Wright

    Thursday, June 10th, 2021

    1 hour 24 minutes

    This week, Jamie’s guest is an Arsenal legend… who else but Ian Wright, Wright, Wright! Ian talks about his journey from Sunday league football to the Premier League, the impact of Dennis Bergkamp & Arsène Wenger, his England disappointments, the...

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  • 32: Lee Westwood

    Thursday, June 3rd, 2021

    38 minutes

    This week, Jamie’s guest is the former number 1 golfer in the world, Ryder Cup legend and Nottingham Forest fan, Lee Westwood. Lee talks about his hero Diego Maradona, Brian Clough, his quest for a major championship and knocking Tiger Woods off...

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  • 31: Peter Schmeichel

    Thursday, May 27th, 2021

    1 hour 7 minutes

    On this week's episode, Jamie chats to one of the best goalkeepers the game has ever seen... he also chipped in with a couple of goals! It's Peter Schmeichel. Jamie and Peter talk about him arriving in Manchester, Sir Alex Ferguson nearly sacking...

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  • 30: Ally McCoist

    Thursday, May 20th, 2021

    60 minutes

    Jamie’s guest this week is a Scottish goalscoring great, Ally McCoist. Ally scored over 350 goals for Rangers, winning nine league titles in a row, in a career which spanned over 20 years. Ally talks about Steven Gerrard stopping Celtic’s...

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  • 29: Micah Richards

    Thursday, May 13th, 2021

    1 hour 6 minutes

    This week, Jamie is joined by a Premier League and FA Cup winner, who has recently ‘burst onto the scene’ of punditry… it’s Micah Richards. Micah talks about breaking through Manchester City’s academy, making his England debut vs Robben, being on...

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  • 28: Conor Coady

    Thursday, May 6th, 2021

    1 hour 8 minutes

    This week Jamie is joined by Wolves captain, England international and fellow Scouser, Conor Coady. Conor talks about leaving Liverpool, his journey back to the Premier League, getting his first England call-up, Mo Salah having a go at him for...

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  • 27: Xabi Alonso

    Thursday, April 29th, 2021

    54 minutes

    We’re back! Series 3 of The Greatest Game kicks off with a serial winner, Xabi Alonso! Xabi talks about becoming a manager, European nights at Anfield, playing in the El Clásico and Spain’s golden generation. Lastly, Jamie asks Xabi to name...

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  • 26: Andy Robertson

    Thursday, January 14th, 2021

    50 minutes

    It's the last episode of the series, and there's no better way to end it than with Premier League champion, Andrew Robertson! Jamie and Andrew talk about going from relegation to signing for Liverpool, the Barcelona comeback, making history winning...

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  • 25: Wilfried Zaha

    Thursday, January 7th, 2021

    1 hour 12 minutes

    To kick off the new year, Jamie is joined by Crystal Palace and Premier League star... Wilfried Zaha! Jamie and Wilfried talk about him growing up just metres away from Selhurst Park, Ronaldinho, the move to Man United, his career ambitions, and...

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  • 24: Roberto Martínez

    Thursday, December 17th, 2020

    1 hour 13 minutes

    It's the last episode before Christmas! To finish off the year, Jamie is joined by a Spaniard who was a third of 'The Three Amigos' at Wigan Athletic, and then later guided them to a classic underdog victory over Man City in the FA Cup final. It's...

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  • 23: Sam Warburton

    Thursday, December 10th, 2020

    1 hour 11 minutes

    This week Jamie is joined by a Welsh rugby legend and massive Spurs fan (in more ways than one), Sam Warburton. Jamie & Sam talk about being classmates with Gareth Bale, having trials at Cardiff City as a centre-back, captaining The Lions, the...

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  • 22: Jonathan Woodgate

    Thursday, December 3rd, 2020

    1 hour 12 minutes

    On this weeks episode, Jamie is joined by a Middlesborough lad who went on to play with the Galácticos at Real Madrid… it’s Jonathan Woodgate. Jonathan & Jamie talk about coming through the ranks at Leeds United, his big move to Real Madrid, his...

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  • 21: Dietmar Hamann

    Thursday, November 26th, 2020

    1 hour 17 minutes

    This week Jamie is joined by his former teammate Dietmar Hamann, aka “The Kaiser”! Jamie & Didi talk about playing under Franz Beckenbauer, nights out with Carra, the treble season, Germany 1-5 England, Istanbul and much more… Didi also picks his...

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  • 20: Tim Cahill

    Thursday, November 19th, 2020

    1 hour 10 minutes

    This week Jamie joined by a blue Socceroo! Tim Cahill is an Everton and Aussie legend who loved the big occasions, he played in four consecutive World Cups, scoring in three. Jamie & Tim talk about him arriving in England to play at The Den aka...

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  • 19: Chris Moyles

    Thursday, November 12th, 2020

    53 minutes

    Jamie was invited into Radio X’s studio for this weeks guest, Chris Moyles. Chris speaks about how his career in radio curtailed his trips to football, the highs, lows and more lows of Leeds in the noughties and the Bielsa affect! Chris also...

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  • 18: Stuart Broad

    Thursday, November 5th, 2020

    1 hour 11 minutes

    This week, Jamie is joined by one of England’s all time great cricketers and Nottingham Forest fan Stuart Broad! Stuart talks about his experience as a Test Cricketer, football & cricket punditry, the influence of Brian Clough, and being fined by...

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  • 17: Ryan Giggs

    Thursday, October 29th, 2020

    1 hour 18 minutes

    Jamie’s guest this week is a former foe, and the most successful footballer that this country has ever seen! Winning 35 trophies with Manchester United, in a near 25 year playing career, Ryan Giggs lifted 13 Premier league trophies, 2 Champions...

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  • 16. Ricky Hatton

    Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

    1 hour 3 minutes

    This week Jamie is joined by former Two-Weight World Champion boxer, Ricky “The Hitman” Hatton. As a City fan for over 30 years, Ricky has sen it all, relegation, promotion, records being broken and the the most dramatic title win in Premier League...

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  • 15: Robbie Fowler

    Thursday, October 15th, 2020

    1 hour 18 minutes

    It’s good to be back! To kick off series 2 of The Greatest Game, Jamie is joined by his former Liverpool teammate Robbie Fowler, aka “God”! Robbie and Jamie talk about being a wonderkid, leaving and returning to Liverpool, his England career, his...

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  • 14: Michael Owen

    Thursday, February 6th, 2020

    1 hour 23 minutes

    It’s almost over…The 4th official has help up the board, we’re into the final minutes of the series, and Michael Owen provides the perfect finish.  Jamie’s old room mate opens up about leaving Liverpool & how close he came to rejoining, having his...

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  • 13: Paul Merson

    Thursday, January 30th, 2020

    1 hour 5 minutes

    This week Jamie is with an Arsenal legend, to talk about his career and life on and off the pitch. Paul Merson was one of the most talented players of his generation, winning 2 league titles, the FA Cup, League Cup and The Cup Winners Cup with the...

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  • 12: Neville Southall

    Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

    54 minutes

    Winning 2 league titles, 2 FA Cups and the European Cup Winners Cup at Everton, Neville Southall was arguably the best ‘keeper in the world during the mid 80’s. Jamie and Big Nev reminisce about Everton’s golden era, his approach to goalkeeping, and...

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  • 11: Martin Johnson

    Thursday, January 16th, 2020

    1 hour 2 minutes

    On the show this week, England World Cup winning captain & former England Head coach, rugby legend - Martin Johnson. Martin & Jamie talk about the mentality of winners, how Martin was nearly an All Black, VAR, Clive Woodward's move into football,...

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  • 10: Steven Gerrard

    Thursday, January 9th, 2020

    60 minutes

    We’re back! The first show of 2020, and it’s the one you’ve been waiting for... Liverpool legend, and Rangers boss Steven Gerrard joins Jamie to discuss management, Klopp, The Old Firm, cheering for Everton (briefly), the infamous ”slip” and much...

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  • 9: Coming Soon - Steven Gerrard

    Thursday, December 26th, 2019

    53 seconds

    We're back on January 9th with Liverpool legend and Rangers boss Steven Gerrard. Find us on Instagram: @greatestgamepod Twitter: @greatestgamepod Email: greatestgamepod@gmail.com

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