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England vs Slovakia Euro 2024 Review | Max Flanagan, Julia Andersen and Sam Sheppey (S2E8)

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⚽ Euros Special ⚽

In this episode, Toby is joined by the Sports Gazette’s Max Flanagan, Julia Andersen and Sam Sheppey to discuss England’s dramatic qualification for the quarter-finals of Euro 2024.

Together they look at Southgate’s game management, if there are any positives to take out of the match against Slovakia and how England will cope without Marc Guehi in the next round.

There will be a Euros special after each of England’s matches throughout the tournament.

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  • Toby Reynolds

    Toby is the cricket editor at the Sports Gazette. For the last three years, he has been a radio host and podcaster at URN. He also enjoys F1, rugby and football. Having written his dissertation on rugby union salary caps, Toby loves to explore tactical trends and use statistics to back up his arguments, as well as trying to disprove the saying that “stats are for prats”.

  • Julia Andersen

    Julia Andersen is an American living in London. Previously a health research coordinator with a master’s in public health (MPH), she is interested in the intersection of health, research, and sport. A Liverpool fan who regretfully named her dog Henderson, she also closely follows golf, baseball, and tennis.

  • Max Flanagan

    21 year old Sports journalist, born and raised in London, predominantly a football writer but is known to dip his toes into the worlds of Tennis and Formula 1. Lifelong Chelsea fan, constantly reminiscing over life before Boehly.

  • Sam Sheppey

    Sam is a 22-year-old award-winning sports journalist from Hertfordshire with experience writing for club media with Stevenage Football Club, magazine articles with Greenways Publishing, and podcasting for talkSPORT and Birmingham City fan channel Blues Focus. Link to portfolio: