LASESARRE, SPAIN - AUGUST 5: Puma Orbita, the official match ball of LaLiga in detail prior the pre-season friendly match between Athletic Club and Real Sociedad on August 5, 2022 at Lasesarre Stadium in Barakaldo, Spain. Noxthirdxpartyxsales PUBLICATIONxNOTxINxJPN 195228971

It’s been a really good week for Baddiel, Skinner and the Lightning Seeds who will be getting a bumper royalty cheque after England won on Penalties. But a former England captain tells us that this was nothing to do with Gareth Southgate. And whilst nationwide celebrations disrupted regular broadcasts, a clairvoyant Cephalopod was making headlines and making Paul Merson nervous.

On The Left Side is written and produced by Ant McGinley and Jim Salveson. There’s also a video version of this out there on youtube which you can watch here