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The biggest names in football, politics, business and world sport share real stories with me, Gary Neville, reflecting on their careers & vulnerabilities.

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Kompany Reveals All On Man City Career & Burnley Premier League Return
Kompany Reveals All On Man City Career & Burnley Premier League Return
This week on The Overlap brought to you by Sky Bet, I'm with Burnley manager Vincent Kompany for an exclusive interview at the Barnfield Training Centre in Lancashire to discuss his incredible football journey and his future in football management.From his upbringing shaped by his parents, to his time at Manchester City, we cover it all.We start with Vincent's early days at Manchester City. Initially he played in midfield under Mark Hughes, but it was under Roberto Mancini and later Manuel Pellegrini and Pep Guardiola that he fell in love with defending and became a Premier League winning captain. His leadership and defensive prowess made him one of Europe's best centre-backs.Throughout his career, Vincent faced injuries but used them as stepping stones to become stronger and better. We also talk about his working with Guardiola and how his philosophy influenced his development.We cover the incredible players he played alongside, like Kevin De Bruyne, Eden Hazard, and David Silva who left a lasting impact on him. We touch on the intense battles against Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool during those incredible titles races and the transformations in Manchester City's squad before and after the takeover.Vincent explains why he chose Burnley and the challenges of managing a Championship club aiming for promotion. We also reflect on Burnley's successful period in the Championship gaining 100 points and their progression back into the top flight.Lastly, we delve into Vincent's management style and how he instills his philosophy in his players. We discuss Burnley's aspirations for the new season and their desired finishing position, as well as potential additions to the squad. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
Access All Areas at Crystal Palace with Steve Parish & Roy Hodgson | The Overlap
Access All Areas at Crystal Palace with Steve Parish & Roy Hodgson | The Overlap
In this episode of The Overlap I visited Crystal Palace going behind-the-scenes as we gain exclusive access to the club.We begin with a tour of Crystal Palace's state-of-the-art academy, where I'm joined by the club's charismatic chairman, Steve Parish. In a candid conversation, Steve provides valuable insights into the demanding role of a Premier League team chairman. We delve into the challenges faced by a club operating without a lavish budget and discover how the pursuit of survival each year is paramount to remaining in the fiercely competitive Premier League.As the discussion unfolds, Steve Parish opens up about the difficult decisions he has had to make regarding managerial changes. He shares his honest admission on the departure of Patrick Vieira, giving us a glimpse into the emotional turmoil that accompanies such choices.Next, we step onto the training pitch to meet Crystal Palace's esteemed manager, Roy Hodgson, the oldest manager in Premier League history. Roy reflects on his return to Palace as coach and discusses the bravery displayed by the club's owners in giving him another opportunity. We also uncover Roy's tactical approach and gain valuable insights into his vision for the future of the club.Prepare to be immersed in the world of Crystal Palace, its academy, boardroom, and training ground in this unmissable episode, offering a unique perspective on the inner workings of a Premier League club striving to achieve greatness. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.
Ruud van Nistelrooy talks his Man United career, Sir Alex Ferguson & life as a manager
Ruud van Nistelrooy talks his Man United career, Sir Alex Ferguson & life as a manager
I'm thrilled to share this incredible interview with the one and only Ruud van Nistelrooy brought to you by SkyBet. We’re in Holland at the home of PSV Eindhoven, where he now manages the first team.In this exclusive interview, Ruud opens up about his early career and how he first got into football. He also reveals how he nearly didn't sign for Manchester United due to a serious knee injury that threatened to derail his career.Ruud talks about his relationship with his former teammates and shares some great stories about the dressing room at United, giving us a behind-the-scenes look at what it was really like playing with myself, Keane, Beckham, and Scholes, as well as his relationship with Cristiano Ronaldo.We delve into Ruud's international career with Holland, and discuss his time playing for Real Madrid, and what it was like to be part of such an iconic team.Finally, we talk about the future. He shares his aspirations for PSV and his own managerial career, giving us a glimpse into what the future holds.It was great to catch up with Ruud and this an absolute must-watch. So, make sure you hit that subscribe button and don't miss out on this incredible exclusive interview with the one and only Ruud van Nistelrooy.00:00-8:05 Early Life and Biggest Influences8:05-12:40 Career Lows12:40-19:01 Signing for Man Utd and Early Impressions19:01-26:56 Sir Alex Ferguson and the Man Utd Mentality26:56-33:52 Man Utd Exit and Cristiano Ronaldo 33:52-36:38 Signing for Real Madrid and Early Impressions 36:38-40:28 International Career and Major Tournaments40:28-52:30 Coaching and Management Hosted on Acast. See for more information.