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New Podcast! Arrivals and departures

Martin O'Neill's Sunderland exit, Paolo Di Canio's arrival, Neil Warnock walking, the FA Cup and the Prem weekend are all on the new Podcast.

Last Updated: 02/04/13 at 15:28 Post Comment

Paolo Di Canio: Tipped to keep Black Cats up

Paolo Di Canio: Tipped to keep Black Cats up

TEAMtalk Editor Simon Wilkes is this week's host and is joined in the studio by his fellow TEAMtalk journalist Matty Briggs and Football365 Editor Sarah Winterburn.

The trio get straight into Sunderland's dismissal of Martin O'Neill and decision to replace him with the untried but explosive Paolo Di Canio, giving their thoughts on what sort of impact the fiery Italian will have on Wearside.

They then discuss Neil Warnock's decision to walk away from Leeds United, debating who the contenders are to succeed him on a long-term basis.

The FA Cup then comes under the spotlight, with Sir Alex Ferguson's team selections for the two Easter games coming under scrutiny.

The Manchester derby is debated and then thoughts turn to the thrilling battle for Premier League survival, with all three in agreement that Reading and QPR are all-but doomed after defeats to Arsenal and Fulham respectively.

The race for the top four is also discussed, with Winterburn backing Arsenal to do the business in the final stages of the season.

Gareth Bale, Juan Mata, Christian Benteke and Andre Villas-Boas come in for special praise from the trio, so have a listen now then have Your Say.

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Arrivals and departures, 2 April 2013 by The Football Podcast on Mixcloud

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think all those names linked to United exits make sense. Kagawa has never really looked like hitting the form he had at Dortmund and Fellaini is radioactive after last season (even though I think he's been unfairly singled out for criticism). Nani and Anderson have had more than their fair share of chances so they are done, and Hernandez deserves better than warming a bench.

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e'll be off to Spurs (or better) in January and I don't blame him. Looking forward to re-signing Grant Holt as his replacement though.

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Benteke ignoring speculation

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n fairness, he does look absolutely shattered in that photo.....

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