I’m Mark Goldbridge and I’m here to Save Football.Debate is everywhere but I’m here to put the final word on the biggest arguments in the beautiful game.
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Goldbridge RAGES at New Champions League Format
This week on Goldbridge Saves Football we're tackling the hot topic of the new Champions League format and its ripple effects on the game, the players, and the fans. We’re also putting our prediction hats on to discuss potential top scorers of the Champions League season and the teams you should have on your radar. Get ready for a heart-to-heart chat about the underdogs and 'coffee makers' in the podcast world and the fears they're causing in the mainstream media.Chelsea’s dismal performance this season is one for the books, and we're not afraid to call it out. We’re exploring how a billion pounds of reckless spending has led to a disjointed team that's failing to live up to its potential. We’re addressing the elephant in the room, dissecting the recent foolish comments made by Ali McCoyst, and much more. Pundits have been under fire for their lack of knowledge and we'll be examining their role in the game, including the way media narratives shape public perception of certain players.Our final word focuses on the changes to this season's Champions League format versus the old one and the impact on the footballing community. We'll be talking about the criticism that professional football pundits have received and the media's narrative-spinning tactics. Lastly, we'll scrutinize Chelsea's poor run this season and the repercussions of their extravagant spending. So grab a seat, tune in, and get ready for an episode of Goldbridge Saves Football that truly delivers.
Sidemen - The Fallout w/ Angry Ginge
We welcome our second ever guest to the podcast, the man of the moment, Angry Ginge. Him and Mark break down the HUGE Sidemen Charity game from this weekend, whilst we look ahead to bringing back Premier League football.
Disgrace! International Football In The Bin!
It's the international break and for some that brings great joy but not for Mark, he makes his case on how to solve it & we look at our Premier League predictions so far.
Man United Refereeing Bias with Ben Foster
Why do Manchester United seem to receive preferential treatment? Former Manchester United goalkeeper, Ben Foster, joins us to unravel this conundrum, along with discussing the controversial VAR decisions so far this season. The goalkeeper's unique perspective sheds light on pundits' roles in shaping narratives around the game, while also emphasizing the importance of having a goalkeeping representation in punditry teams.As we journey down the path of football, we tap into the perceptions of bias in football refereeing with Ben, who has seen the game from both the top-tier and the small leagues. We also touch on the indispensable role of goalkeepers in the game and their significance in punditry teams. The discussion wouldn't be complete without our take on the Romero tackle, Aaron Ramsdale's prospects as England's number one goalkeeper, and the importance of education for goalkeepers.In the riveting finale, we navigate through the hot-debate about the potential ownership changes in football and weigh in on Mark's "Wrexham or Spurs" question on who's likely to bag the Premier League first. We also examine the implications of a player's performance in international competitions on their selection for national teams. To cap it off, we open up a can of worms by questioning whether Virgil Van Dijk is overrated or underrated and throw our predictions into the ring for the upcoming Premier League season. Buckle up for an enlightening rollercoaster ride through the world of football!
Referees Ruining The Premier League: Injustice, Red Cards and The Threat to Man City's Dominance
Can you believe the sheer inconsistency of referees in Premier League matches? In this conversation, we cut through the noise and get to the heart of the matter. From Birmingham City's win and Manchester United's loss, we spotlight the glaring inconsistency and incompetence from referees that is tainting the beautiful game. We dive into the public outcry and dissect the dubious tactics that are in play. Is the game now more about red cards and extra time than fair play and brilliant goals?Taking a step back, we look at the wider issue. How is this flawed refereeing affecting the sport as a whole? With an unmissable increase in red cards, and the concept of players taking part in decision-making, we go beneath the surface. We also expose the underlying issue of nepotism and expose how it's changing the narrative of our beloved sport. Then, we shift gears and scrutinize Manchester City's reign, as we debate potential challengers and explore innovative strategies that could disrupt their stronghold.Finally, we're going head-to-head in a fiery debate over whether Aston Villa or Brighton could break into the Premier League's elite top four. We equip you with our insights on the teams' recent performances, their hidden potential, and how the departure of Casino could shake things up. To round off, we express our heartfelt thanks to our loyal listeners and speak on the importance of supporting our channel. If you're as passionate about football as we are, join us for an insightful, and even humorous, conversation on all things Premier League. We promise, it's worth every minute of your time!