"My midfield destroys his!" - Micah Richards & Alan Shearer pick their ultimate line-up | BBC Sounds

  • Published on Nov 29, 2021
  • Gary Lineker asks Micah Richards and Alan Shearer to pick line-ups from the best players they played with in their careers. Micah also shares his experiences with Yaya Touré, Frank Lampard and Patrick Vieira on and off the pitch.


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Comments • 327

  • BBC Sounds
    BBC Sounds  Month ago +85

    Whose midfielders would you pick, Micah's or Alan's?

    • Rikachu
      Rikachu 19 days ago +1

      My response to this question is similar to Micah's. Even Alan barely puts up a defence 😂

    • Ibrahim Ali
      Ibrahim Ali 20 days ago

      micah surely

    • Jack Delaney
      Jack Delaney 26 days ago +1

      Le Tissier was the best

    • No1Nova
      No1Nova Month ago

      @LogicXx Fred-Jorginho pivot against anyone.

    • Teddy Too Stoned Hart
      Teddy Too Stoned Hart Month ago

      @LogicXx what

  • Zhong Xina
    Zhong Xina Month ago +739

    Micah laughed in Alan's face with 0 shame. You love to see it!

    • Matt Van Emden
      Matt Van Emden Month ago

      @XhoowieX so he should

    • XhoowieX
      XhoowieX Month ago +2

      @Matt Van Emden they both laughed at him repeatedly in this episode for being the weak link in his team, as did he

    • BlackRum
      BlackRum Month ago

      LOVE IT

    • Matt Van Emden
      Matt Van Emden Month ago +8

      for all micahs laughing tho... admittedly it was funny lol im sure if you included him in an ultimate 11 over others that would draw the same laughter lol

    • Dee Tee
      Dee Tee Month ago +22

      It was total disrespectful...and I still laughed and now have it on repeat. Smdh

  • 101cheekie
    101cheekie Month ago +357

    The beauty of this clip is Gary and Alan showing respect to great players , but at the same time being honest enough to know there are levels to football talent, and best of all blaming Micah while cracking up! Lovely entertainment! Great content!

  • Ben's Shreds
    Ben's Shreds Month ago +241

    This just goes to show how incredible a player Shearer was.
    Lee and Sherwood were both good players, but imagine if Shearer had players of Toure and Viera's Ilk behind him.

    • Luisito VIII
      Luisito VIII 27 days ago

      @skitskot but he played WITH SCHOLES, not AGAINST him

    • Ben's Shreds
      Ben's Shreds Month ago +1

      @Kyle Houlihan One season, maybe I guess, but that's it.
      Even then i think that's a stretch.

    • Someone
      Someone Month ago

      Kyle Houlihan Sherwood was a Premier League winner and captain with Blackburn, so he clearly had something about him.

    • Kyle Houlihan
      Kyle Houlihan Month ago

      Sherwood had a season as good as toures

    • Ben's Shreds
      Ben's Shreds Month ago +1

      @wayne conway My point was that they were some level away from Toure and Viera, i get your point - but mine still stands.
      Discussions of the great midfeilders of that era would always include Toure, Viera, Keane, Scholes, Lampard, Gerrard etc.

  • Ian Lamb
    Ian Lamb Month ago +99

    When Shearer seriously puts forward Lee and Sherwood and then Richards just scream laughs right in his face. Honestly I have rewound that reaction about ten times now just too funny 🤣 👏

  • De Van Man
    De Van Man Month ago +275

    hahaha this was hilarious! Micah is such a legend.

    • Dan Parry
      Dan Parry Month ago

      @Shane Robinson Glen hoodle

    • Shane Robinson
      Shane Robinson Month ago

      @Sean Burley you can't argue with facts lad 🤷

    • Sean Burley
      Sean Burley Month ago +6

      @Shane Robinson terrible list lol

    • Greatest Analyser
      Greatest Analyser Month ago +3

      Adam Thomas you don’t remember his header against Villa? Youngest defender to play for England😂

    • Adam Thomas
      Adam Thomas Month ago

      On or off the pitch? 😉

  • E.
    E. Month ago +113

    that micah laugh when shearer mentions his midfielders has me in tears everytime

  • Kaine
    Kaine Month ago +178

    This podcast is great. Wish we could get the full episodes on video though

    • Kaine
      Kaine Month ago +4

      @UltraGC nice one fella

    • UltraGC
      UltraGC Month ago +17

      BBC iPlayer

  • David
    David Month ago +15

    I'm not even interested in football really, but this is brilliant. I can't help but laugh when Micah loses it over Shearer's picks.

  • Iron Bridge
    Iron Bridge Month ago +17

    What makes this funny is how openly cheeky Micah is. He's like the younger brother who you know is going to get away with stuff but you don't mind. 🤣

  • gerald hills
    gerald hills 27 days ago +15

    Micah has the most infectious laugh ! Bless him .

  • Paul Hewitt
    Paul Hewitt Month ago +23

    I am not a Shearer fan but this just tells us that Shearer was a star player in the teams he played in and Richards was just lucky to be surrounded by super star players in the teams he played in.

  • Chad Brotherton
    Chad Brotherton Month ago +97

    Just watching Micah cutting up with Alan and Gary really made my day .

  • Caesar Wiroreno
    Caesar Wiroreno Month ago +31

    He literally let it RIPPED in front of alan's face without a single shred of remorse. they just like us normal fans comparing our team. Love to see that

  • mr c c
    mr c c Month ago +3

    Brilliant 👏
    I love these podcasts.
    Richards laugh is fantastic

  • Jake S92
    Jake S92 Month ago +30

    Can you imagine Micah laughing at you a school would turn a small violation into a major one😂😂😂😂😂😂

  • Glen Rayner
    Glen Rayner Month ago +103

    Picking Lee & Sherwood over Batty & Speed is mind blowing 🤯

    • Jordan Carr
      Jordan Carr Month ago

      @Fred You don’t know football

    • Anchises
      Anchises Month ago

      James Milner too

    • Andrew Vaughan
      Andrew Vaughan Month ago

      @Adrian this. that 95/96 season, the first half of the season he was our best player imo. But Shearer could have put Beardsley in there as well. Would have Batty over Sherwood though.

    • Adrian
      Adrian Month ago +1

      @Fred Delusional

    • Jimmy Dixon
      Jimmy Dixon Month ago +1

      Lee was head and shoulders above the other three. A complete midfield player.

  • Javi Ismael
    Javi Ismael Month ago +18

    Micah is jokes I’m a United fan but damn this guys a best and his laughter is soo funny 😂😂

  • Jez Corrigan
    Jez Corrigan Month ago +131

    Tim Sherwood was enough to put off Blackburn signing Zinedine Zidane so he must have been mustard…

    • Frazer Prii
      Frazer Prii Month ago +6

      @steven g we missed out on Lewandowski due to the volcano that suspended all flights

    • steven g
      steven g Month ago +12

      not really mate. blackburn missed out on lewandowski and kept matt derbyshire so derbyshire must have been good? and no he’s tim sherwood not a condiment

  • Jay Daniels
    Jay Daniels Month ago +7

    Alan Shearer was the best player in most of his teams and by some distance. Micah had played with much better players being at Man City just after the takeover.

  • irorozita
    irorozita Month ago +5

    These are genuine a match made in heaven. Top tier entertainment

  • E.
    E. Month ago +38

    anyone else just replaying micahs laugh when shearer mentions lee and sherwood LOOOL

    • Dee Tee
      Dee Tee Month ago +4

      That has to be a meme for TOTAL disrespect

  • Drxps4k
    Drxps4k Month ago +84

    Most elite laugh of all time 🤣🤣🤣

  • Rory
    Rory Month ago +15

    to be fair there isn't many midfields in history that could have delt with prime Yaya and Viera

    • fonz114
      fonz114 29 days ago

      Gérard. Alonso.

    • Tayek Miah
      Tayek Miah Month ago

      @Ja Morant You clearly never watched Kante kid go sell bs somewhere else.

    • Ja Morant
      Ja Morant Month ago +4

      @Tayek Miah you need to start selling whatever you’re smoking mate lol you’ll be rich in no time!! You clearly never watched Viera or Toure.

    • Tayek Miah
      Tayek Miah Month ago

      @Rory 😂Joke of the century.

    • Rory
      Rory Month ago +7

      @Tayek Miah as a defensive mid maybe but as an all round player no where near

  • theblackvictory
    theblackvictory Month ago +77

    Micah Richards laughing at Rob Lee and Tim Sherwood ! 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

    • imedi
      imedi Month ago

      @P G But I don't make hats ..
      If you mean hater then stop being a snowflake .
      I don't hate the guy I pointed out he was being disrespectful to two former professional players

    • P G
      P G Month ago

      Wow A hatter responding to me for calling you out for being hatter towards Mich Richards you funny 🤔😅

    • imedi
      imedi Month ago

      @P G A hatter 🤔

    • P G
      P G Month ago

      Are you a troll or just a hatter of mich Richards he won the Premier League & the fa cup with man City 🤔

    • P G
      P G Month ago

      Troll 📢 incoming

  • rudeboy ranking
    rudeboy ranking Month ago +7

    If you got cussed out and you got laughed at like that you know it’s over and you’d be orbiting for a few hours 🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • Brent Metroflip
    Brent Metroflip Month ago +4

    The laugh from Micah was amazing.

  • Costello Mhor
    Costello Mhor 9 days ago +1

    Been watching this pretty much every day as a mood booster.

  • Rikachu
    Rikachu 19 days ago

    "How dare you come with that midfield??" Brilliant 😂

  • Fearsome137
    Fearsome137 Month ago +5

    I'm laughing too....Tim Sherwood ffs 😂😂😂

  • Coach Gerald Lami
    Coach Gerald Lami Month ago +32

    Micah not holding back 🤣🤣🤣

    • Coach Gerald Lami
      Coach Gerald Lami Month ago +3

      @Greatest Analyser Gary tried to bring it back abit 🤣

    • Greatest Analyser
      Greatest Analyser Month ago +5

      The way he laughed after hearing their names 😂😂😂

  • GUYVA 23
    GUYVA 23 Month ago +6

    Micah richards is a breath of fresh air.
    Fuckin hilarious

  • count bobular
    count bobular Month ago +6

    Lescott over Kolo Toure? I’m guessing that’s purely based on their time at City.

  • Paul Smith
    Paul Smith Month ago +8

    Micah’s laugh 🤣🤣🤣

  • MML Entertainment : Mark

    Rob Lee and Tim Sherwood. Then Micah Laughs 😂😂😂

  • JiTiAr35
    JiTiAr35 Month ago +2

    Would like to see Tim Sherwood and Rob Lee reaction of this

  • Dabigguy77
    Dabigguy77 26 days ago +1

    'How dare you come up with that midfield!!'.... 😂🤣😂 brutal!!!

  • dilik mli
    dilik mli Month ago +5

    Micah’s laugh 🤣🤣🤣

  • Key Dons
    Key Dons Month ago +19

    Richards is more a legend everyday. Shearer deserves it...WHERE GARY SPEED??? Legend

  • Reborn Entertainment
    Reborn Entertainment Month ago +2

    I’m crying rob lee and Tim sherwood 😂😂😂😂😂

  • Dr Meyer
    Dr Meyer 2 days ago

    You have to love Micah🤣😂😂😂

  • Tobi A.
    Tobi A. Month ago +5

    How dare you come with that midfield!!!


  • clover zelderz
    clover zelderz Month ago +13

    If I see Micah or Roy Keane, I click. Simple as that 😅🍀

  • Anthony Byne
    Anthony Byne 14 days ago

    Absolutely love Micah!

  • Oluwaseyi Oyelola
    Oluwaseyi Oyelola Month ago +5

    Lmfaooo Micah is so disrespectful . The laugh when Alan says his 2 players. 😭😭😭😭

  • Ryan Smith
    Ryan Smith Month ago +8

    1:00 incredible😂😂😂

  • Mertin
    Mertin Month ago +12

    micah is a breathe of fresh air

    • Ollie
      Ollie Month ago

      I agree. Terrible pundit 😂 but very entertaining makes it enjoyable to watch

  • rudeboy ranking
    rudeboy ranking Month ago +2

    If you got cussed out and you got laughed at like that you know it’s over and you’d be orbiting for a few hours 🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • Local247
    Local247 Month ago +2

    Michahs like of course that is the one Gally 😂😂😂😂I’m dead

  • Milos Radusinovic
    Milos Radusinovic Month ago +2

    I rewatched this so many times lol

  • Cut the Crap
    Cut the Crap Month ago +55

    How could Shearer not pick Gary Speed? He was better than both those 2.

    • Georgio Demetriou
      Georgio Demetriou Month ago +1

      @0 Casey I do agree there, Rob Lee was better then both Sherwood and Speed.

      But have to say prime Sherwood was bloody good. Rob Lee probably never had a better couple seasons than Sherwood did, but overall I would say Rob Lee was better than both

    • 0 Casey
      0 Casey Month ago +2

      Wasn't better than Rob Lee

    • Georgio Demetriou
      Georgio Demetriou Month ago

      ​@Cut the Crap 1or 2 good seasons lol, I read earlier you talked about how many appearances Speed made, Tim nearly made 400 appearances in the prem, he definitely had more than 1 or 2 good seasons lol. Was he as good for as long as Speed was, the answer is probably no, Speeds longevity is testament to him and his dedication to stay fit. But prime vs prime I would take Sherwood. He really was a great player, had a lot more to his game, Had really good physicality as well as good technique and a great leader.

    • Cut the Crap
      Cut the Crap Month ago

      @Lee Scammell he made his England debut in 1999 at 30. How could he have been a favourite of venables for euro 96? 3 caps in 99 that’s all he got.

    • Cut the Crap
      Cut the Crap Month ago

      @Georgio Demetriou one or two good seasons with Blackburn when they were a good team. Apart from that what else did he do?

  • Craig
    Craig Month ago +2

    The thought of Tactics Tim getting in a huff watching this is great.

  • Jim 83
    Jim 83 Month ago +6

    Rob Lee is massively underrated tbh

  • Adam Teklehaimanot
    Adam Teklehaimanot Month ago

    I love Micah man😂😂😂😂

  • jo scouting
    jo scouting Month ago +2

    Rob Lee hahaha Tim Sherwood omg 🤣😂 micahs laugh was hilarious

  • Steven mcnamara
    Steven mcnamara Month ago +7

    I was nearly crying laughing when Micah was in the best right backs over Seamus Coleman, Coleman was fkn miles better

  • Andy H
    Andy H Month ago +4

    Not picking Gary Speed is astonishing...i can't fathom picking Sherwood over him

  • lucky omohegbe
    lucky omohegbe Month ago +3

    We need video please... this is soo funny. The laugh omg

  • Kitbag
    Kitbag Month ago +2

    Shearer played with the likes of Gary speed, Paul Ince, David Batty Paul Scholes, Paul Gascoigne fir club and country and he picked those 2? What's even funnier are the comments defending his choice🤣🤣

  • My Name is Judge
    My Name is Judge Month ago +2

    Another Micah Laughing Compilation 👏🏿

  • Brian Kimber
    Brian Kimber Month ago +2

    I haven’t heard a laugh like that since that guy interviewed that person with the high pitched voice!

  • kiaser Sozez
    kiaser Sozez Month ago +3

    Micah is turning into a caricature of himself ...

  • Imran Ali
    Imran Ali Month ago +2

    Shearer played with Platt, Gazza and Ince for England.

  • Jack Smith
    Jack Smith Month ago +2

    Le Tissier though, maybe the most underrated English footballer of all time (seeing as he is probably the most gifted Englishman to play the game...Gazza? um yeh nah Le Tissier was better)

    • David Graham
      David Graham 16 days ago

      Gazza was better than Le Tissier. Le Tissier was a great goal scorer but was exceptionally lazy. Gazza was more technically gifted too.

  • mark crocker
    mark crocker Month ago +2

    I love this series

  • shak 130
    shak 130 Month ago +2

    micahs laugh looooool im in stiches loool

  • Jamie Lewis
    Jamie Lewis Month ago +10

    Funniest thing I’ve seen all day!

  • Coyote
    Coyote Month ago +1

    Yaya in Barcelona looked like an overweight drowzy, in Man City he was a tank

  • Guinness Harvey
    Guinness Harvey Month ago +4

    Even I pissed myself when Alan said who is midfield two were

    • 101cheekie
      101cheekie Month ago


  • AJ P
    AJ P Month ago +1

    Viera has to be in the conversation for all-time best defensive midfielder in the Prem. Absolute beast.

    • Lj llob
      Lj llob Month ago


    • R. H
      R. H Month ago +1

      Defensive midfielder? I think all round greatest midfielder is more sufficient hands down.

  • Mike Love
    Mike Love Month ago

    Rob Lee and Tim Sherwood😂😂😂

  • Red Lavish
    Red Lavish Month ago +2

    I’m a man united fan since the 90’s but rob lee was an absolutely brilliant player. He used to give united so much trouble in the 90’s. Not so sure about sherwood, I would have picked lee and speed.

  • 84Victorious
    84Victorious Month ago

    This is the funniest video of the year!

  • Aubrey
    Aubrey Month ago +8

    the most disrespectful laugh ive ever heard 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣.

  • mcminn94
    mcminn94 Month ago +2

    I just want to see the full interview

  • Sam Allardyce
    Sam Allardyce Month ago +5

    tim sherwoodb one of the dirtiest player out there but he was a baller

  • Dister
    Dister 6 days ago

    Richards laughs at anything……

  • Jon Hill
    Jon Hill Month ago +3

    The disrespect 😂

  • rajeev gobin
    rajeev gobin 25 days ago

    This is beyond hilarious

  • Rahul Modi
    Rahul Modi Month ago

    Jack Walker rich owner of Blackburn in 1996, why do we need to sign Zidane (Bordeaux) when we have Sherwood. Lol!

  • Brandon Hennessy
    Brandon Hennessy Month ago

    Can we watch full episode? Or only available as audio

  • Jonniebottles
    Jonniebottles Month ago +2

    Very disrespectful, different times , how can u piss urself laughing ????, Tim sherwood won a prem league next to mark atkins , no disrespect to mark , two warriors

  • Steve Mclellan
    Steve Mclellan Month ago +2

    Shearer's got the Keystone Kops in midfield, so they'd only gain ascendancy if they coshed the opposition with their truncheons (violent conduct)!

  • InnaCity UK
    InnaCity UK Month ago

    Legends ! enjoyed his

  • ben fawcitt
    ben fawcitt 21 day ago

    That was funny 😂

  • rajeev gobin
    rajeev gobin Month ago +2


  • Girish Prabhu
    Girish Prabhu 26 days ago

    Hey BBC, You've a replacement for Gary in the future for the MOTD

  • Gino Conte
    Gino Conte Month ago

    This whole idea is like something out of Match magazine, content for contents sake.

  • Tom Smith
    Tom Smith Month ago

    I think Alan was a little more in the trenches with his lads 🙄⚽️

  • Mark Donoghue
    Mark Donoghue Month ago

    Any have a link for the whole episode, I can't find it

  • Simon Wright
    Simon Wright Month ago

    Rob Lee 😂😂😂😂😂😂

  • Joker
    Joker Month ago +12

    The disrespect 😂

  • Aka Miguel Sanchez
    Aka Miguel Sanchez Month ago +10

    Rob Lee was ten times the player Micah ever was

    • Red Lavish
      Red Lavish 26 days ago

      Viera and toure were obviously world class but don’t dismay Rob Lee. Absolutely fantastic player.

    • graeme4540
      graeme4540 Month ago

      @No1Nova I respectively disagree. Rob at his prime was awesome. But it's all about opinions. Cheers mate. 👍

    • No1Nova
      No1Nova Month ago +2

      @graeme4540 Rob Lee compared to Yaya Toure and Viera tho, he's no where near them 2. Even Roy Keane would admit that.

    • graeme4540
      graeme4540 Month ago

      @mediacenter man you are wrong mate. Ask Roy Keane what he thought of Rob Lee? Massively underrated player Rob was.

    • Aka Miguel Sanchez
      Aka Miguel Sanchez Month ago +2

      Shit, thanks for explaining it to me.

  • ༺SEEKS༻
    ༺SEEKS༻ Month ago

    Micah proud he was a hanger in a big team. Shearer set national records in average team

  • aliss liou
    aliss liou Month ago

    Micah is turning into a caricature of himself ...

  • dcoog anml
    dcoog anml Month ago

    Micah is turning into a caricature of himself ...

  • Hans Landa
    Hans Landa Month ago

    Rob Lee was a far better player than Richards ever was

  • DDJF
    DDJF Month ago +1

    Tim sherwood🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • Andrew Scargill
    Andrew Scargill Month ago +1

    🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 that shit was funny and called for tim sherwood wow

  • tom shuo
    tom shuo Month ago

    Micah’s laugh