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  1. Greg Dyke on 606

    Sunday 13 April 2014, 00:08

    Producer Jamie Producer Jamie

    Greg Dyke on 606

     

    You've been telling us for months that the FA Cup needs revitalising, so we invited The FA Chairman to take your calls following Arsenal's FA Cup semi-final win over Wigan. Here's what happened.

     

    Make Wembley special again 606 listener Damon on FA Cup Here's how Greg responded:

     

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    606 Listener Darren on FA Cup Here was Greg's answer to Darren's suggestion:

     

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     Make transport to and from Wembley more accessible for fans

     

     

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     Is the FA Cup still magical?

    Greg certainly thinks it is. Especially after last season's heroics by Wigan:  

     

     

     

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    Public perception of the FA Cup

    Darren asked The FA Chairman how he thought the public saw the competition:

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     England at the World Cup

    We just couldn't resist squeezing in a question about England at the World Cup:

     

     

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    What do you think of Greg's comments? Let us know by commenting below.

    You can listen back to the whole show via the iPlayer or download the podcast. You can continue telling us your suggestions for revitalising the FA Cup by emailing us - 606@bbc.co.uk

  2. Revitalising The FA Cup

    Thursday 10 April 2014, 14:54

    Producer Jamie Producer Jamie

    This Saturday Greg Dyke will join Darren Fletcher for a 606 FA Cup special live from Wembley Stadium. Over the last few months you’ve been telling us that the FA Cup needs revitalising. This is your opportunity to speak to the FA Chairman directly with your ideas.

     

     Here’s some of your suggestions from the hundreds of responses we’ve had so far. 

     

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    What other ways can we revitalise the cup? Let us know and we your idea might be put to Greg Dyke.

    Join Greg and Darren from 7pm this Saturday on 5 Live. Lines will be open from 5pm - 0500 909 693 or you can join the debate online using #BBC606FA.


  3. BBC 606 Extra Time - who will be promoted from The Championship?

    Friday 4 April 2014, 10:11

    Jason Roberts Jason Roberts

    Jason Roberts assess the current situation at the top of The Championship and picks out the teams he believes are going to make the play-offs.

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    1. Who do you think will be promoted from The Championship? Let us know below.

      Join the debate on Facebook or Twitter using #BBC606ET, or during the programme from 6:06pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

  4. Ten Premier League greats of the last twenty years

    Friday 28 March 2014, 12:14

    Producer Jamie Producer Jamie

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    To celebrate 5 Live’s 20th anniversary we asked you for your suggestions on the greatest players to grace the Premier League since 5 Live began in 1994. 

    1)  Eric Cantona

    Eric Cantona

    Alex on Twitter: “Eric the King” 

    2)  Alan Shearer

    Alan Shearer

    Peter on Facebook: “He always had a smile on his face”

    3)  Gary Speed

    Gary Speed

    Garry on Facebook: “He has to be classed as a Premier League great”

    4)  Dennis Bergkamp

    Dennis Bergkamp

    Suggested by Steve on Twitter

    5)  Cristiano Ronaldo

    Cristiano Ronaldo

    Dom on Google+: ”Ronaldo was worth more than £80m to Manchester United”

    6)  Gianfranco Zola

    Gianfranco Zola

    Marc...

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  5. BBC 606 Extra Time - six reasons why Liverpool can win the league

    Friday 21 March 2014, 11:32

    Jason Roberts Jason Roberts

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    Jason Roberts tells us six reasons why Liverpool are genuine title contenders. 

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    Can Liverpool win the league? Tell us why they can or they can't below.

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  6. Twelve players who should be playing international football

    Thursday 6 March 2014, 12:05

    Producer Jamie Producer Jamie

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    The debate around international friendlies is usually about which players don’t make the cut rather than the ones who do. So we asked which players you think deserve to be playing international football right now.

    Here’s a run-down of twelve footballers you think you should be representing their country:

    1: @TJR_NUFC on Twitter: Has to be Mike Williamson. #GetMiketoBrazil

    Mike Williamson 2: @98Jobo on Twitter: José Fonte for Portugal

    Jose Fonte

    3: @BristolGooner10 on Twitter: Kieran Gibbs. How he can’t get ahead of Cole, who’s been warming the bench all season is beyond me

    Kieran Gibbs

     4: @Lionelhesse on Twitter...

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  7. 606 Extra Time with Jason Roberts: Ask Jason Puncheon

    Thursday 20 February 2014, 15:06

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    Crystal Palace's Jason Puncheon answers listeners questions.

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    See the full interview with Jason Puncheon on Football Focus, 12:15pm, Saturday 22 February.

    Join the debate on Facebook or Twitter using #BBC606ET, or during the programme from 6:06pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

  8. Nine Deadline Day Predictions

    Thursday 30 January 2014, 15:24

    Producer Jamie Producer Jamie

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    Transfer Deadline Day is always packed full of action. From managers hanging out of car windows to Ian Dennis’ notebook, it’s sure to keep millions of football fans in on a Friday night.

    With the January deadline day on our doorstep we asked the 606 listeners to give us their predictions for what’s going to happen. 

    Here’s a run-down of nine predictions for this Transfer Deadline Day:

    1: @MoFarooq9 on Twitter: Luke Shaw to Manchester United.

    Luke Shaw

    2: @Carl_H_THFC877 on Twitter: Harry Redknapp to sign Peter Crouch through his drivers window.

    Harry Redknapp

    3: @ZuluSuzain305 on Twitter: Toni Kroos...

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  9. 606 All-Star Premier League XI

    Saturday 25 January 2014, 20:54

    Producer Jamie Producer Jamie

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    It's Pro Bowl weekend - when the best of the best in American Football's NFL come together and play each other in a one-off All-Star game. 

    We asked you on Facebook and Twitter which players would make an All Star XI for the Premier League based on performances so far this season.

    Football stats site, Squakwa have put together their best XI for us, using to their stats to see how the two compare.

    Here's your XI:
    #606ALLSTARXI

    And here's Squakwa's:

      Squawka

    Here's some stats from Squawka on their XI:


    Szczesny has kept 10 clean sheets this season. No goalkeeper in the Premier League has kept more.

     
    Coleman has...

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  10. 606 Extra Time with Jason Roberts: Who needs a good transfer window?

    Thursday 23 January 2014, 15:40

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    As the January transfer window sparks into life, Jason Roberts looks at six teams that he believes have a big week ahead of them if they are to achieve their aims this season.

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    What does your club need to do before January 31st?

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