Fans finally allowed back in stadiums, is Theo Walcott an underachiever and Manchester United in focus
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Huge news broke yesterday that soon, fans will be allowed back in to football stadiums. It won't be like it used to, but it's a start. Although there'll be no food and drink, no chanting, no cheering... (Part 2, 18:02) We look back at Burnley's first win of the season and Wolves 1-1 draw with Southampton, where Theo Walcott scored his first Saints goal for almost 15 years. Has he underachieved in his career? (Part 3, 37:55) Manchester United are under floodlight focus with supporter and author Wayne Barton.
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Ranking Europe's Top 5 Title Races
Across Europe we're seeing a season where the title races are more open than ever before - in England five points separate the top six, in Italy there's at least four sides with a shot at the Scudetto, in France top spot is currently decided on goal difference, in Spain it's a new challenger sitting pretty at the summit, and in Germany the recent wobble from the Champions has contenders getting excited. We take a look at them to see where the drama is most likely to go down (and Jack talks a bit about the Primeira, whilst we're at it). In Things We Love, Dean gives us the latest on some transfer news including Dele Alli's proposed channel hop to PSG and David Alaba's future; Sam pours some love on Inter's centre-back sensation Alessandro Bastoni, who was exceptional against Juventus on Sunday; and Jack gives some props to Iñaki Williams and Athletic Club, after their Supercopa win over Barcelona, which will be celebrated long into the future in Bilbao. There is of course, a Melon of the Week - handed out to a certain Roma Centre-Back after his self-destructive performance against arch-rivals Lazio in the Derby della Capitale last weekend - and Dean takes over to do a Gibberish Ranking of the Subscriptions he made during a year mostly spent indoors. Talking of subscriptions, if once a week isn't enough to scratch your Rank Squad itch, why not come and join us over at Patreon for eight extra podcasts a month? It's loads of fun, we promise! It's Ranks!   See for privacy and opt-out information.
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