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Theo Walcott: I’m Hanging Up My Boots
On The Overlap this week, brought to you by Sky Bet, we have an exclusive interview with former England, Arsenal, Everton and Southampton forward Theo Walcott who has announced his retirement from professional football.During the episode we talk about Walcott’s shock inclusion as a 17-year-old into England’s 2006 World Cup squad and how much of a psychological effect this had on him and his family. We also chat about his England career as a whole and about the weight of expectation of his career which was magnified from the start, as well as how he handled the fame of being a top-level footballer from a young age.Finally, we delve into his highly successful Arsenal career, who he joined from Southampton, and what his plans are now he’s hung up his boots for good. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Fan Debate New Season 2023/24
The Fan Debate season preview is here brought to you by Sky Bet.Gary Neville is joined by Josh Denzel, Jamie Carragher, Tom Skinner, and some of the biggest fan channels across England ahead of what’s billed up to be an incredible 2023/24 Premier League season.From Treble winners Manchester City, their title contenders, and top four hopefuls to relegation battles and everything in between, we talk through the biggest debates from the best league in the world.Can Manchester City become the first English side to win four top flights in a row? Do Liverpool resurge and can Manchester United continue their upward trajectory? Will the Champions League de-rail Arsenal and Newcastle United?How will Chelsea and Tottenham adapt to their new managers? Do Burnley, Sheffield United, or Luton Town adjust to the top tier?We have loads to go through in this blockbuster episode and would love to hear your thoughts and predictions ahead of another incredible campaign. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Marcus Rashford Exclusive with Gary Neville
On The Overlap this week, we have an exclusive interview with England and Manchester United star Marcus Rashford, brought to you by Sky Bet.We caught up with Rashford during a pre-season training camp in Portugal as he gears up for his ninth season as a first-team player and his second under Erik ten Hag.Following his 30-goal haul last campaign – his most prolific yet – Rashford reveals how much his personal psychologist and strength & conditioning coaches have helped him recover from setbacks and injuries since bursting onto the scene in 2016.Marcus talks about the importance of having a close family network and overturning government policy, highlighting an all too real issue when he bumped into a childhood friend who had become homeless.Lastly, he reveals his ambitions for Manchester United, and what it would mean if he could break Wayne Rooney’s goalscoring record and his intention to win the biggest trophies at Old Trafford. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Dele: "Now is the Time to Talk"
Trigger warning: Sexual abuse, addiction and mental health.In this powerful episode of The Overlap, Gary Neville sits down to have a heartfelt conversation with Dele, as he courageously speaks about his recent circumstances on and off the pitch and the profound challenges he endured throughout his childhood and long-lasting effects of trauma it has caused him. Dele opens up about his recent battle with addiction and his remarkable journey of rehabilitation as well his unwavering aspiration to inspire those facing similar circumstances to speak up. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Kompany Reveals All On Man City Career & Burnley Premier League Return
This week on The Overlap brought to you by Sky Bet, I'm with Burnley manager Vincent Kompany for an exclusive interview at the Barnfield Training Centre in Lancashire to discuss his incredible football journey and his future in football management.From his upbringing shaped by his parents, to his time at Manchester City, we cover it all.We start with Vincent's early days at Manchester City. Initially he played in midfield under Mark Hughes, but it was under Roberto Mancini and later Manuel Pellegrini and Pep Guardiola that he fell in love with defending and became a Premier League winning captain. His leadership and defensive prowess made him one of Europe's best centre-backs.Throughout his career, Vincent faced injuries but used them as stepping stones to become stronger and better. We also talk about his working with Guardiola and how his philosophy influenced his development.We cover the incredible players he played alongside, like Kevin De Bruyne, Eden Hazard, and David Silva who left a lasting impact on him. We touch on the intense battles against Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool during those incredible titles races and the transformations in Manchester City's squad before and after the takeover.Vincent explains why he chose Burnley and the challenges of managing a Championship club aiming for promotion. We also reflect on Burnley's successful period in the Championship gaining 100 points and their progression back into the top flight.Lastly, we delve into Vincent's management style and how he instills his philosophy in his players. We discuss Burnley's aspirations for the new season and their desired finishing position, as well as potential additions to the squad. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Welcome to The Overlap.The biggest names in football, politics, business and world sport share real stories with me, Gary Neville, reflecting on their careers & vulnerabilities.Plus we’ll have Overlap Live where I'll answers your questions & Overlap Reacts, where I'll react to the biggest incidents in sport.Follow to never miss an episode.Brought to you exclusively by Sky BetYouTube: https://bit.ly/TheOverlap Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.