Adrian Durham says former Tottenham and England star Chris Waddle was the best player he’d seen live before Barcelona captain Lionel Messi

13 May

Chris Waddle was one of the world’s best players in his prime, according to talkSPORT’s very own Adrian Durham. In fact, he was so good only Lionel Messi has surpassed him, the Drivetime host believes. Waddle started his career in non-league football before going on to play for Newcastle, Tottenham, Marseille and England in the […]

Adrian Durham explains why Premier League should NOT be voided – ‘Coronavirus will still be here when you want a new season to start!’

30 Apr

Adrian Durham has detailed why he believes the Premier League should NOT be voided, insisting ‘coronavirus will not magically disappear’ when the campaign is ended. More than 228,000 victims have been claimed worldwide due to the deadly disease, with 26,097 deaths from COVID-19 recorded in the UK. And while Durham acknowledges the global health crisis […]

‘He told me to say it to his face, so I did’ – Adrian Durham reveals what happened after heated on-air clash with Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher

28 Apr

Adrian Durham has revealed what happened after that heated clash with Jamie Carragher live on talkSPORT in 2007. Following the Liverpool legend’s decision to retire from international football at 29, Durham famously called the former defender a bottler. The argument was that he should’ve remained in the England set-up and fought for his place, but […]

Arsene Wenger should have offered his resignation after Arsenal’s 8-2 defeat to Manchester United, says Adrian Durham

20 Apr

Adrian Durham believes Arsene Wenger should have offered his resignation following Arsenal’s 8-2 defeat to Manchester United. The former Gunners boss was under huge pressure after overseeing one of the club’s heaviest ever losses in August 2011. A Wayne Rooney hat-trick, Ashley Young brace and goals from Danny Welbeck, Nani and Park Ji-sung capped off […]

Why ex-Liverpool and Chelsea striker Fernando Torres is a Premier League legend, by talkSPORT’s Adrian Durham and Darren Gough

21 Mar

Fernando Torres deserves to be considered a Premier League legend, according to Adrian Durham and Darren Gough. On Torres’ 36th birthday on Friday, talkSPORT’s Drivetime duo hailed the former Liverpool and Chelsea striker as one of the English top flight’s all-time great players. But it seems a lot of listeners disagreed! Considering the way his […]

talkSPORT blackout survival guide: ‘Alan Mullery’s autobiography is a much better read than it sounds’, says Adrian Durham

20 Mar

All this week talkSPORT is helping you through the coronavirus sport blackout by suggesting a good book or film to keep you entertained. Many lives have been brought to a standstill as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, with people either being forced to work from home or self-isolate, while sport has also been put on […]

Boxing news: Tyson Fury vows to knock out Deontay Wilder in round TWO of rematch, claims Bronze Bomber’s punch ‘ain’t that bad’

13 Feb

Tyson Fury wants to knock Deontay Wilder out in the second round of their hotly-anticipated heavyweight world title rematch. The pair’s first meeting in December 2018 ended in a controversial draw in a contest many felt the Gypsy King was unfortunate not to win. Now he has the chance to exact revenge on 22 February. […]

Jermaine Beckford opens up on ‘painful’ Leeds United exit, ‘bricking it’ on his debut and falling in love with Elland Road

11 Feb

Jermaine Beckford has opened up on his ‘painful’ experience of leaving Leeds United and admits the club is still firmly in his heart. Beckford will forever enjoy cult hero status at Elland Road for his goal against Manchester United at Old Trafford to knock the Red Devils out of the FA Cup in 2010. A […]

‘Eddie Jones is FINISHED as England head coach’ – Adrian Durham joins Sir Clive Woodward in slamming boss after Six Nations defeat to France

4 Feb

Eddie Jones is ‘FINISHED’ as England head coach, believes talkSPORT host Adrian Durham, who has claimed the Australian has ‘run out of ideas’ following the disastrous Six Nations opener. England, beaten finalists at the recent Rugby World Cup, got their 2020 campaign off to the worst possible start as they fell to a 24-17 loss […]

Kevin Nolan claims Jack Grealish was ‘head and shoulders’ above James Maddison – but BOTH must be in Gareth Southgate’s England squad for Euro 2020

29 Jan

Gareth Southgate has been told to take both Jack Grealish and James Maddison to the European Championships this summer by former West Ham captain Kevin Nolan. Aston Villa reached their first league cup final for a decade with a dramatic 2-1 victory over Leicester in the second leg of their semi-final at Villa Park. Trezeguet […]

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson deserves Player of the Year award this season, say Adrian Durham and Darren Bent

21 Jan

Adrian Durham and Darren Bent have said ‘inspirational’ Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson is their ‘number one pick’ for this season’s Player of the Year award. The midfielder is one of Jurgen Klopp’s most trusted generals and he has been central to Liverpool’s recent success, and he ran the Reds’ midfield once again in Sunday’s 2-0 […]

David Gold EXCLUSIVE: West Ham co-owner responds to fan criticism ahead of planned protest and admits ‘we should have kept David Moyes’

17 Jan

West Ham co-owner David Gold defended the club’s move from Upton Park to the London Stadium as he joined talkSPORT for an exclusive interview to look back on ten years in charge of the east Londoners. Ahead of planned protests from supporters this weekend, Gold responded to fan criticism and claimed the stadium move is […]

Manchester United starlet Brandon Williams could play himself into contention for England Euro 2020 squad, says Darren Bent

14 Jan

Darren Bent believes Manchester United youngster Brandon Williams could be in contention for a call-up to England’s Euro 2020 squad. The left-back has broken into Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side this season and put in some impressive performances. The 19-year-old is even keeping the more experienced Luke Shaw out of the side. Former England striker Bent […]

Tottenham must ‘break the bank’ and seal Edinson Cavani transfer following Harry Kane injury, says former Spurs striker Darren Bent

10 Jan

Tottenham have been told to ditch their strict spending policy and sign Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani this month following news of Harry Kane’s huge injury blow. Darren Bent has urged his former club to sign a new frontman after Kane was ruled out for FOUR MONTHS with a hamstring injury. And the former White […]

‘Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is getting it wrong too often’ – Danny Murphy questions Manchester United manager’s tactics and Chris Smalling exit

9 Jan

Danny Murphy has claimed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is ‘out of his depth’ as Manchester United manager, saying the coach is ‘getting it wrong too often’ with his tactics and team selections. The Norwegian is facing renewed pressure in the hotseat after his side were thoroughly outclassed by Manchester City at Old Trafford, losing 3-1 in […]

Leeds United star Kalvin Phillips ‘is the player Granit Xhaka probably dreams of being’, according to Adrian Durham

8 Jan

Adrian Durham claimed Kalvin Phillips is ‘the player Granit Xhaka probably dreams of being’. The Leeds midfielder clearly left a mark on the talkSPORT host, who watched the Championship side’s FA Cup defeat to Arsenal on Monday night. Reiss Nelson hit the only goal of the game as the Gunners took advantage of profligate finishing […]

In-form Danny Ings MUST be in contention for England call-up for Euro 2020, says Darren Bent

3 Jan

Danny Ings is the most in-form striker in the country and MUST be considered for a place in England’s Euro 2020 squad, insists ex-Three Lions striker Darren Bent. The 27-year-old has put years of injury heartbreak at Liverpool behind him to almost single-handedly save Southampton from a relegation scrap. He has been in spectacular scoring […]

‘Mesut Ozil has been Arsenal’s best player since Mikel Arteta’s appointment’ – Gunners fan Darren Bent hails midfielder’s transformation under new manager

3 Jan

Darren Bent claims Mesut Ozil is a man reborn at Arsenal under Mikel Arteta, hailing the German as the Gunners’ best player since their new manager’s appointment. The 31-year-old was a peripheral figure under former boss Unai Emery after an apparent falling out between the pair, while he was also dropped by caretaker boss Freddie […]

‘I would take Adama Traore over Wilfried Zaha every day of the week’ – Micky Gray says Wolves star is more attractive transfer target

1 Jan

If your club could sign Adama Traore or Wilfried Zaha, who would you choose? Well, talkSPORT pundit Micky Gray has no hesitations, saying he’d pick Spanish flyer Traore over Zaha ‘every day of the week’. The Wolves ace has earned plenty of plaudits for his performances this season, including from Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp who […]

Cristiano Ronaldo: Adrian Durham says ‘superhuman leap’ wasn’t that good and insists Lionel Messi’s header against Manchester United was better

20 Dec

Do you know what grinds Adrian Durham’s gears? Well, a lot of things actually, but recently he has become sick to the back teeth of football fans fawning over everything Cristiano Ronaldo does. And this week, it’s the reaction to Ronaldo’s towering header against Sampdoria which has left him royally ticked off. Supporters were left […]

Arsenal ‘could be relegated under Mikel Arteta’ and ‘they only want him because he’s cheaper than Carlo Ancelotti’ – verdict on new manager rumours

17 Dec

Adrian Durham believes Arsenal are taking a huge risk appointing Mikel Arteta as their next permanent manager. And the talkSPORT host says the north London club ‘could be relegated’ if the Spaniard tries to implement Manchester City’s methods and playing style with the current Gunners squad. Former Arsenal captain Arteta is widely expected to become […]

Pep Guardiola ‘waving a white flag’ in Premier League title race and ‘Man City fans should be worried’, says Adrian Durham

10 Dec

Adrian Durham believes Manchester City should be very concerned about the ‘appalling’ comments Pep Guardiola made following Saturday’s derby defeat to Manchester United. After the defending champions’ 2-1 home defeat to their rivals, Guardiola conceded it was ‘not realistic’ to still think about the Premier League title race after it left them 14 points adrift […]

Alvin Martin sends emotional ‘thank you’ to West Ham fans after son David’s dream Premier League debut win over Chelsea

3 Dec

Alvin Martin has sent a heartfelt ‘thank you’ to West Ham fans for their support of his son, David, after his dream Premier League debut against Chelsea. The veteran goalkeeper joined his boyhood club in the summer, following in the footsteps of his Hammers legend father, on a free transfer after he was released by […]

Adrian Durham names the top five Manchester United signings from the Sir Alex Ferguson era – but omits Eric Cantona and Wayne Rooney

27 Nov

Adrian Durham has decided to controversially exclude Wayne Rooney and Eric Cantona from his top five Manchester United signings made under Sir Alex Ferguson. The legendary manager retired in 2013 after 27 years in charge at Old Trafford, amassing a personal trophy collection most clubs would be envious of. In the wake of Gary Neville […]