Football Interviews

Alan Smith pictured in a fetching pink tee in July 2015
Interview: Alan Smith previews England's Euro 2016 campaign
Former Arsenal striker Alan Smith speaks to Sports Mole about England's upcoming campaign at Euro 2016.
Jun 2, 19:24
Robbie Savage watches an Accrington Stanley match on March 16, 2016
Interview: Former Wales international and Manchester United product Robbie Savage
Sports Mole catches up with Robbie Savage to get his thoughts on former club Man United, Leicester's unlikely title push and Wales's summer Euro hopes.
Mar 17, 14:56
Brentford's John Swift on December 15, 2015
Interview: Brentford's on-loan Chelsea midfielder John Swift
Sports Mole caught up with Chelsea midfielder John Swift to find out how he is getting on at nearby Brentford on loan.
Jan 22, 11:41
David Fairclough of Liverpool is tackled by an Everton player during a Football League Division One match at Anfield in Liverpool in Apirl, 1977
Interview: Former Liverpool striker David Fairclough
Sports Mole speaks with former Liverpool striker David Fairclough, who discusses his time at the club and reveals why he felt let down by Bob Paisley.
Nov 11, 11:43
Josh McEachran of England prepares to warm up during the Toulon Tournament Group B match between England and South Korea at the Stade De Lattre on May 28, 2014 in Aubagne, France
Interview: Brentford's former Chelsea midfielder Josh McEachran
Find out what former Chelsea man Josh McEachran, now of Brentford, had to say to Sports Mole in our recent interview with the midfielder.
Oct 30, 17:12
Fulham goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli during the Championship match against Cardiff City on August 30, 2014
Interview: Fulham goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli
Sports Mole caught up with Fulham goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli to talk injury recovery, the Cottagers' form and much more.
Oct 30, 14:38
Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney kicks the ball during the English League Cup third round football match between Manchester United and Ipswich Town at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England on September 23, 2015.
Interview: Danny Higginbotham: 'Don't write off Manchester United's Wayne Rooney'
Sports Mole discusses Wayne Rooney's ongoing slump in form with former Manchester United defender Danny Higginbotham.
Oct 16, 14:00
Mike Duxbury of Manchester United in action during a Canon League Division One match against Ipswich Town at Portman Road in Ipswich, England
Interview: Former Manchester United defender Mick Duxbury
Following the release of his autobiography, Sports Mole speaks to former Manchester United defender Mick Duxbury, who made almost 400 appearances for the club.
Oct 13, 10:00
Racing Post footy expert Mark Langdon
Interview: 'Racing Post' football expert Mark Langdon discusses his tips for the season
Sports Mole caught up with Racing Post football expert Mark Langdon to see how his pre-season picks are getting on after the first two weeks of the season.
Aug 21, 14:18
Paul Walsh of Manchester City in action during a premiership match against Coventry City at Highfield Road on August 24, 1995
Interview: Ex-Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur striker Paul Walsh
Paul Walsh talks to Sports Mole about his new book, as well as the season ahead for Harry Kane and Christian Benteke.
Aug 13, 12:58
Casey Stoney of Arsenal Ladies during the FA Women's Cup Final match between Everton Ladies and Arsenal Ladies at Stadium mk on June 1, 2014
Interview: England and Arsenal's Casey Stoney
Sports Mole talks the World Cup, the Women's Super League and Mark Sampson with England and Arsenal defender Casey Stoney.
Aug 5, 14:49
Danny Green of MK Dons in action during a friendly match between MK Dons and Northampton Town at Stadium mk on March 23, 2015
Interview: Luton Town winger Danny Green
Sports Mole speaks with winger Danny Green, who recently swapped MK Dons in the Championship for League Two side Luton Town.
Jul 28, 11:55
Ipswich Town Managing Director Ian Milne picks up the Manager & Player of the Month awards on behalf of Mick McCarthy and Tyrone Mings on October 9, 2014
Interview: Ipswich Town MD Ian Milne confident of further additions
Ipswich Town managing director Ian Milne tells Sports Mole that the Blues are confident of adding more players to their squad this summer.
Jul 15, 17:57
Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy looks on before kick off during the Sky Bet Championship match between Ipswich Town and Derby County at Portman Road on January 10, 2015
Interview: Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy
With Ipswich Town in with a chance of winning £250,000 thanks to the Sky Bet Transfer Fund, Sports Mole catches up with Tractor Boys boss Mick McCarthy.
Jul 9, 18:25
Robbie Savage poses for a BT Sport photo at the launch of their European football coverage on June 9, 2015
Interview: New BT Sport football pundit Robbie Savage
Sports Mole exclusively caught up with Robbie Savage at the recent launch of BT Sport Europe to chat punditry, Derby County and much more.
Jun 14, 14:25
Gary McAllister poses for a photo at the launch of BT Sport Europe on June 9, 2015
Interview: Former Leeds United and Liverpool midfielder Gary McAllister
Sports Mole catches up with Gary McAllister at the launch of BT Sport Europe to chat Champions League, Liverpool, Leeds United and more.
Jun 10, 20:02
Owen Hargreaves poses for a BT Sport photo
Interview: Two-time Champions League winner Owen Hargreaves
Read what Owen Hargreaves had to say when Sports Mole caught up with the two-time Champions League winner at the launch of BT Sport Europe.
Jun 10, 15:18
Adam Drury of Norwich City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Manchester United at Carrow Road on February 26, 2012
Interview: Former Norwich City captain Adam Drury eyes the world of football scouting
In an interview with Sports Mole, ex-Norwich City captain Adam Drury reveals that he is looking to make a career out of scouting, rather than in coaching or the media.
Jun 2, 11:29
David Seaman and Andy Townsend pose with Captain Morgan himself as a waft of dark rum permeates the brisk morning air on May 30, 2015
Interview: Ex-Chelsea and Aston Villa midfielder Andy Townsend
Former Aston Villa skipper Andy Townsend chats to Sports Mole ahead of this afternoon's 134th FA Cup final at Wembley.
May 30, 12:55
Adam Drury of Norwich City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Manchester United at Carrow Road on February 26, 2012
Interview: Former Norwich City captain Adam Drury on the playoffs
Sports Mole speaks with former Norwich City captain Adam Drury ahead of this afternoon's crucial clash against Middlesbrough in the final of the Championship playoffs.
May 25, 09:35
Liverpool's English midfielder Steven Gerrard receives an award from former captain Gary McAllister to mark his 600th appearance for the club before the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Newcastle United at Anfield in Liverpool,
Interview: Ex-Liverpool and Leeds United midfielder Gary McAllister
Former Scotland captain Gary McAllister previews this weekend's Scottish Premiership playoff quarter-final second-leg tie between Rangers and Queen of the South.
May 15, 11:55
Danny Higginbotham in action for Manchester United against Watford on April 29, 2000
Interview: Danny Higginbotham - Life after professional football
Sports Mole catches up with former Manchester United and Stoke City defender Danny Higginbotham as he adapts to life in the media.
May 3, 10:18
Jake Hall in ITV's 'The Only Way Is Essex'
Interview: 'TOWIE' star and Boston United midfielder Jake Hall
Sports Mole catches up with The Only Way is Essex star and Boston United midfielder Jake Hall.
Apr 29, 08:15
Jake Hall in ITV's 'The Only Way Is Essex'
Interview: 'TOWIE' star and Boston United midfielder Jake Hall
Sports Mole catches up with Boston United midfielder and TOWIE's latest star Jake Hall.
Apr 7, 14:53
Alex Scott of Arsenal Ladies during the FA Women's Cup Final match between Everton Ladies and Arsenal Ladies at Stadium mk on June 1, 2014
Interview: 2015 Women's Super League - Natasha Harding, Alex Scott, Beth Mead
Ahead of the start of the 2015 Women's Super League, Sports Mole speaks to Natasha Harding, Alex Scott and Beth Mead.
Mar 24, 12:54
Former footballer Ray Parlour
Interview: Ex-Arsenal midfielder Ray Parlour on the club's exit from the Champions League
Sports Mole speaks with former Arsenal midfielder Ray Parlour, who airs his views on Arsene Wenger, Alexis Sanchez and the summer transfer window.
Mar 20, 10:37
Denis Irwin of Manchester United celebrates his goal with team mate Roy Keane during the FA Carling Premiership match against Liverpool played at Anfield on May 5, 1999
Interview: Ex-Manchester United defender Denis Irwin on the battle for the top four
Talking to Sports Mole, former Manchester United full-back Denis Irwin assesses the ongoing Premier League battle to qualify for next season's Champions League.
Mar 18, 11:59
Bryan Robson of Manchester United celebrates after scoring the first goal during the FA Cup Semi-Final against Oldham at Maine Road in Manchester in 1990
Interview: Ex-Manchester United captain Bryan Robson previews Liverpool showdown
Sports Mole looks ahead to Manchester United's upcoming clash against rivals Liverpool at Anfield with former club captain Bryan Robson.
Mar 17, 12:59
Adam Drury of Norwich City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Manchester United at Carrow Road on February 26, 2012
Interview: Adam Drury on running the London Marathon
Former Norwich City defender Adam Drury talks to Sports Mole as he prepares to run in this year's London Marathon for charity.
Mar 10, 11:46
Crystal Palace's English midfielder Stuart OKeefe vies with West Ham United's English midfielder Mark Noble (R) during the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and West Ham United at Selhurst Park in south London on August 23, 2014
Interview: Stuart O'Keefe
Sports Mole catches up with new Cardiff City midfielder Stuart O'Keefe, who joined the Championship side last week.
Feb 3, 18:31
Kwesi Appiah of Cambridge celebrates with team mate and captain Michael Nelson after scoring his and the teams second goal of the game during the Sky Bet League Two match between Cambridge United and Oxford United at The Abbey Stadium on October 11, 2014
Interview: Cambridge United defender Michael Nelson ahead of Manchester United replay
Sports Mole looks ahead to Cambridge United's FA Cup replay away at Manchester United with centre-back Michael Nelson.
Feb 3, 10:58
A general view at Abbey Stadium on January 19, 2015
Interview: Former Cambridge United midfielder Richard Wilkins
Sports Mole looks ahead to Friday night's FA Cup tie against Manchester United at the Abbey Stadium with former Cambridge United midfielder Richard Wilkins.
Jan 21, 11:44
Robbie Simpson of Cambridge celebrates after scoring the teams fifth goal during the Sky Bet League Two match between Cambridge United and Oxford United at The Abbey Stadium on October 11, 2014
Interview: Cambridge United's Robbie Simpson talks about the Manchester United FA Cup tie
Sports Mole looks ahead to Cambridge United's fourth-round FA Cup tie with against Manchester United with Robbie Simpson.
Jan 19, 11:31
Celtic manager Ronny Delia looks on during the Scottish Premiership League Match between Celtic and Dundee United, at Celtic Park on August 16, 2014
Interview: Chris Sutton previews Celtic vs. Red Bull Salzburg
Sports Mole looks ahead to Celtic vs. Red Bull Salzburg in the Europa League with former Bhoys striker Chris Sutton.
Nov 27, 12:31
Michael Duberry in action for Chelsea on May 16, 1999.
Interview: Michael Duberry previews Schalke 04 vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole looks ahead to Chelsea's trip to Schalke 04, who are managed by Roberto Di Matteo, with the club's former defender Michael Duberry.
Nov 24, 11:27
Spanish journalist Guillem Balague poses for a photograph, taken by John Quintero.
Interview: Guillem Balague talks music and Cristiano Ronaldo
Sports Mole catches up with Spanish journalist Guillem Balague to discuss his love of music, as well as a potential return to Manchester United for Cristiano Ronaldo.
Sep 18, 15:54
 Michael Owen of Stoke City warms up for the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Stoke City at St Mary's Stadium on May 19, 2013
Interview: Michael Owen hopes local club Chester FC make the most of reprieve
Michael Owen talks to Sports Mole about his connection with Chester FC and his hope that they will make the most of their "stay of execution".
Aug 6, 17:04
Martin Keown demonstrates how not to dribble in front of some unimpressed youngsters
Interview: Martin Keown
Sports Mole chats with former Arsenal and England defender Martin Keown ahead of the new Premier League season.
Aug 5, 13:10
Pontypridd Town AFC manager Dominic Broad and captain Nyran Bird, pictured in July 2014
Interview: Pontypridd Town AFC player-manager Dominic Broad
Sports Mole speaks to Pontypridd Town AFC player-manager Dominic Broad ahead of the Welsh club's friendly with Valencia.
Jul 27, 11:21
Cordoba player Austin Eaton
Interview: Austin Eaton
Sports Mole talks to former Watford midfielder Austin Eaton, who will represent Spanish side Cordoba next season.
Jul 3, 15:21


Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Chelsea14111232112134
2Arsenal1494133141931
3Liverpool1493235181730
4Manchester CityMan City1493230151530
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs1476124101427
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd145631916321
7West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom145542017320
8Everton145541716120
9Stoke CityStoke145451619-319
10Bournemouth145361922-318
11Watford145361824-618
12Southampton144551315-217
13Middlesbrough143651315-215
14Crystal Palace144282426-214
15Burnley144281223-1114
16Leicester CityLeicester143471724-713
17West Ham UnitedWest Ham143381529-1412
18Sunderland143291424-1011
19Hull City143291129-1811
20Swansea CitySwansea142391631-159