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Palpable Discord - The Chelsea podcast
65 minutes | Feb 4, 2021
Season defining win at 3 Point Lane!
Review of the game and a run down of our early impressions on Thomas Tuchel.
71 minutes | Jan 26, 2021
Lampard Leaves, Tuchel Turns Up - Extra Length Episode
Jack Rathborn, Will Dubey and Grant James are back to pick apart Chelsea's decision to sack Frank Lampard halfway through the season and replace him with Thomas Tuchel. The trio looks at the coach's mistakes, the best moments of his reign and his legacy. Questions are asked of the size and balance of the squad built by the board and whether a mutiny was always likely. The possible tactics that Tuchel will implement are also debated - could Kai Havertz be set for a false nine role? Will Rudiger, Jorginho and Christensen be back in the starting XI going forward? Twitter: @palpablepod Grant: @grantdesmidt Jack: @jackrathborn Will: @dubeywill Please feel free to share the podcast with other Chelsea fans and to leave us a review!
49 minutes | Jan 3, 2021
Chelsea 1-3 Man City: Match Review
After a fourth defeat in six Premier League matches for Frank Lampard and Chelsea, is time running out for the coach? Jack Rathborn, Will Dubey and Grant James sit down straight after the 3-1 defeat to Man City to voice their exasperation with the performance and some key decisions made by Lampard. The coach had a full week to prepare to face Pep Guardiola but a 6-0 loss would not have been unfair on a team who spent more than 200 million in the offseason. What is going wrong? Twitter: @palpablepod Grant: @grantdesmidt Will: @dubeywill Jack: @jackrathborn Please share the podcast and leave a review if you like what we're doing.
53 minutes | Dec 30, 2020
What is Wrong with Frank Lampard's Chelsea?
Chelsea have one win in their last five league matches since going top at full time after beating Leeds. What has gone wrong for Frank Lampard in recent weeks? Is the inexperienced coach but club legend the right man for the Chelsea? How does he solve the current performance problems with Timo Werner and Kai Havertz? Jack Rathborn, Will Dubey and Grant James return to take a deep look at the issues facing the club.
32 minutes | Nov 30, 2020
Review: Chelsea 0-0 Tottenham
Jack Rathborn, Will Dubey and Grant James are back to discuss the 0-0 home draw with Tottenham and look ahead to a big game away at Sevilla in the Champions League. They discuss Lampard's attacking strategy against Mourinho's low block and counter attacking threat, look at the underwhelming performances of the Chelsea attack and debate whether a draw is a good or a bad result. They also look ahead to Sevilla and ask whether a full-strength side will be selected in the Champions League. Twitter handles: Palpable Discord: @palpablepod Jack: @jackrathborn Grant: @grantdesmidt Will: @dubeywill Please rate and share!
29 minutes | Nov 25, 2020
Rennes 1-2 Chelsea: Match Review
Jack and Will discuss the late win in France and Champions League group stage qualification. Mount excellent again, Giroud's late impact, CHO taking his chance, a return of set-piece woes and what could could be in store for Chelsea in the knockout stage.
57 minutes | Nov 18, 2020
Liam Twomey Guest Appearance: The Athletic's Chelsea Correspondent Joins Us
The Athletic's Chelsea correspondent, Liam Twomey joins Jack Rathborn and Will Dubey to discuss all matter's Chelsea after an eventful start to the season. He discusses Lampard's perception in the media, the massive impact of Thiago Silva and Mendy and Chelsea's title chances. Also discussed is the attacking threat from fullback, Ziyech's creative brilliance and there's a look at the futures and talking points surrounding Mount, Hudson-Odoi and Tomori. Twitter: @liam_twomey The Athletic: https://theathletic.com/author/liam-twomey/ Palpable Discord: @palpablepod
35 minutes | Nov 10, 2020
Review: Chelsea 4-1 Sheffield United
Jack Rathborn, Will Dubey and Grant James are back to unpack Chelsea's 4-1 home win against Sheff United, looking at the comeback, Tammy Abraham's form, Lampard's management of N'Golo Kanté and the trio ask if the Blues are genuine title challengers. Twitter: @palpablepod
25 minutes | Nov 5, 2020
Sheffield United Preview with Jay Socik @Blades_analytic)
Jack Rathborn and Grant James are joined by recruitment analyst, Jay Socik, better known as Blades_Analytic on Twitter. They discuss this weekend's game, why Sheffield United's results have dipped, how good a coach Frank Lampard is and take a look at Ethan Ampadu's early performances under Chris Wilder. Twitter: @palpablepod Grant: @grantdesmidt Jack: @jackrathborn Jay Socik: @Blades_analytic
19 minutes | Nov 4, 2020
Rennes Review: Penalties, Kanté Role and Thiago Silva in Cotton Wool
Jack Rathborn, Grant James and Will Dubey are back to do a flash review straight after Chelsea 3-0 Rennes in the Champions League. The trio discuss a comfortable win, a change of role for Kanté after Havertz gets Covid, underwhelming Kovacic and the need to wrap the imperious Thiago Silva in cotton wool. Follow us on Twitter here: Twitter: @palpablepod Grant: @grantdesmidt Will: @dubeywill Jack: @jackrathborn
33 minutes | Nov 3, 2020
Burnley Review: 4-3-3 shape, Where Does Kovacic Fit and Look Ahead to Rennes
Jack Rathborn, Will Dubey and Grant James are back to review Chelsea's 3-0 win away at Burnley playing the much-clamoured-for 4-3-3 shape. They look at the role of Ziyech, Abraham leading the line vs Werner, another clean sheet and Chilwell's big impact. The trio also look at where reigning player of the season, Mateo Kovacic fits into this shape and there is a look ahead to the Champions League match against Rennes. Twitter: www.twitter.com/palpablepod Facebook: www.facebook.com/palpablepod Jack: @JackRathborn Will: @DubeyWill Grant: @grantdesmidt
35 minutes | Oct 29, 2020
Krasnodar 0-4 Chelsea Review: Rudiger Returns, Ziyech Shines and Calls for 4-3-3
Jack Rathborn, Will Dubey and Grant James are back to unpack a 4-0 away win at Krasnodar for Chelsea. They look at the return of Rudiger, the zip provided by Ziyech, issues building up and the trio renews their calls for Lampard to switch to a 4-3-3 shape after three goals in 19 minutes in that formation.
34 minutes | Oct 25, 2020
Man Utd 0-0 Chelsea: Match Review
Jack Rathborn, Will Dubey and Grant James are back to discuss the 0-0 draw at Old Trafford and Chelsea's approach to the game. They look at the formation selected, the performances of the front three, the display and criticism of Kanté, Lampard's subs and look ahead to Wednesday's clash against Krasnodar. Twitter: twitter.com/palpablepod Jack: twitter.com/jackrathborn Grant: twitter.com/grantdesmidt Will: twitter.com/dubeywill
34 minutes | Oct 21, 2020
Saints and Sevilla Review and Massive Man Utd Match-up
Jack Rathborn, Grant James and Will Dubey are back to discuss two draws in four days for Chelsea at home to Southampton and Sevilla. They look at whether Lampard will ever show the ruthlessness he needs, the evolution of the attack, Mendy and Thiago Silva's massive influence and whether we may see a change of shape at Old Trafford.
86 minutes | Oct 13, 2020
Southampton Preview, Transfer Window Rated and Interview with Goalkeeping Expert, John Harrison
Jack Rathborn, Will Dubey and Grant James are back to preview Chelsea's upcoming clash with Southampton, rank the transfer window business done by the club and they chat to goalkeeper expert, John Harrison from the Goalkeeper's Union podcast and Goalkeeping Intelligence to discuss Edouard Mendy and the impact he can make this season. You can follow John here: https://twitter.com/Jhdharrison1 Twitter: @palpablepod Facebook: @palpablepod
46 minutes | Oct 3, 2020
Crystal Palace Review: Lopsided Chelsea Eventually Penetrate Palace
Jack Rathborn, Will Dubey and Grant James are back to assess Chelsea's 4-0 home win against Crystal Palace after four second half goals. They look at the side's tactical fouling, more conservative shape, the performances of Werner, Havertz and Hudson-Odoi as well as man of the match, Ben Chilwell. The trio also looks at how the final two days of the transfer window could unfold. Twitter: @palpablepod
37 minutes | Sep 30, 2020
Penalty Pain, Barkley Departs and Palace Preview
Jack and Will take apart Chelsea's game of two halves at White Hart Lane and penalty shoot-out loss. Ross Barkley departs but does Loftus-Cheek also follow him out on loan? Finally, a look at a tough game against Crystal Palace at the weekend. Follow on Twitter: @palpablepod Follow on Facebook: @palpablepod
53 minutes | Sep 26, 2020
Hawthorns Horror Show for Chelsea and Previewing a Must-win at Spurs
Jack, Grant and Will are back to dissect Chelsea's woeful defending in a 3-3 draw away at West Brom and look forward to a massive match on Tuesday in the Carabao Cup against Tottenham. They look at the team's lack of midfield balance, the best position for Kanté, individual mistakes in defence, Lampard blaming Alonso for two goals, and the impact of Hudson-Odoi and Mount (and a curious final change from the Chelsea coach). Follow on Twitter: @palpablepod Follow on Facebook: @palpablepod
38 minutes | Sep 24, 2020
Barnsley Review and West Brom Preview
Grant, Will and Jack are back with episode 6 of Palpable Discord - The Chelsea podcast as they review the 6-0 win against Barnsley, look at the performances of Callum Hudson-Odoi and some other fringe members of the squad, discuss a hattrick for Kai Havertz and look ahead to Saturday's trip to West Bromwich Albion.
50 minutes | Sep 20, 2020
Chelsea 0-2 Liverpool Review - Tactics, team selection and performance analysed
Grant James, Jack Rathborn and Will Dubey review the home defeat to Liverpool - the use of a false nine by Lampard, how Werner performed, Christensen's red card and Kepa's latest howler and discuss whether the Chelsea manager needs to be more ruthless in his team selection.
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