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Good morning, Kickabout fans.
There's a packed weekend of footy action to look forward
to and luckily for you, it's a packed show too.
Here's what's coming up.
These lucky fans meet Everton star Leighton Baines ahead
of the Premier League Schools Tournament.
Manchester United defender Chris Smalling gives you his top
tips on how to become a better player.
Speaking of the Red Devils, United fan and CBBC Technobabble
presenter Frankie Vu joins us to talk all things tech and his love
of the game.
Loads coming up but first let's take a look at this week's
Not content with shaking things up at the top of the table,
Leicester are sending shockwaves off the pitch now too.
According to researchers, after scoring a late winner
against Norwich last month, fans jumped up and down so much
that they caused a mini earthquake!
That's some serious fan power at the King Power Stadium.
It's half-time in the Europa League tie between Liverpool
and Manchester United and Klopp's men are on top.
Chelsea meanwhile were knocked out of the Champions League
as Ibrahimovic inspired Paris St Germain to victory
at Stamford Bridge.
England women finished third earlier this week after losing
against the USA in Germany in the first two games,
the side were held to a goalless draw against France
on Wednesday night.
With the USA being made the eventual winners after a 2-1 victory over
Unlucky not to win this time, ladies.
Now to another competition that is just around the corner,
the Premier League Schools Tournament.
Now into its ninth year, the competition gives young players
across the country the chance to experience what it's like to be
a Premier League star.
We'll be covering all the action from the finals at Goodison Park
in May but before that, earlier this week we joined Everton
left back Leighton Baines as he carried out the draw to see
which teams would be pitted against each other and these excited
fans were lucky enough to meet him.
How do we feel about our group, boys?
We've just done the Premier League draw.
We've got a tough group.
Dead excited but now we're going to interview Leighton Baines.
Did you ever play in a tournament like this when you were young?
Yeah, I used to play in the Sunday League one.
There would be other teams from different parts
of the world who would come over and it was something I always looked
over every summer and I enjoyed it.
When you are my age, what position did you play?
Midfield at about 10 or 11.
I was playing centre and left mid field and just trying
to score goals.
When did you become a left back and why?
15 I was, when I played up at Wigan.
One of the coaches moved me back there for one game and I played
ready well in the game and that was it.
From then on, I was left back.
How hard do you think you train out of one to 10?
Today, Tuesday is an intense day.
After we finished, they give us a score and I think I scored
an 8 today.
Do you ever get sent back to train more if they say your score
is not high enough?
No, it's up to you to put it in.
I stayed out today and did some extra running just because I'm not
in the team at the moment but it's up to you.
Who was the trickiest player you played against?
Probably in my earlier Premier League years when Ronaldo
and Robin were playing really well at the time.
I was 19 or 20 years old and they were good learning experiences.
What is the best match you ever played in?
Winning a penalty shootout at Wembley for Everton
was quite good.
I enjoyed that against Manchester United a few years ago.
I had to take a penalty.
Did you score?
We went through and it was a good day.
What's the best goal you ever scored?
Probably the first goal I ever scored for Wigan away at Ipswich
probably about 35 yards out.
I didn't know what else to do and I just had a shot that went in.
Who do you think will win the FA Cup this year?
It's got to be Everton, hasn't it?
Oh, that is quite brilliant.
Quite, quite brilliant.
First of all, best of luck for the tournament.
The most important thing is to enjoy it and also to play
in the right way.
Conductor yourselves in the right way.
Go out and do yourselves justice and proud and hopefully
you will win.
Thank you Match Of The Day Kickabout.
Leighton was great and we had a great day.
Smashing interview skills, fellas.
Later, he and his teammates host Chelsea in the FA Cup
and that is one of the two matches we're looking at for this week's
predictions so how do I think it's going to go?
Both sides will be desperate to win after a disappointing season so far
and it's the only chance of silverware but which teams
are going to turn up with?
Is it going to be the Everton that wins with ease or the one that
concedes three goals in the last ten minutes?
Are Chelsea going to overcome the disappointment of going out
of the Champions League?
It will be too tough to call a winner.
I'm going for a 2-2 draw.
Here's what Charlie thinks.
I think Chelsea are going to win 2-0 and I think Costa will score both
of the goals.
Confident prediction, we'll see if you're right
later on in the weekend.
The other big game is at Old Trafford as West Ham travel
north to play Louis van Gaal's men.
This is going to be a really interesting game.
Man United will be desperate to get something out of it but West Ham
look unstoppable at the moment particularly when spearheaded
by Dimitri Payet and for me, it's going to be enough
to send them through.
I think West Ham will win 2-1 but forget about what I think.
Here's Max's prediction.
I think West Ham and Man United will draw 1-1 with Payet
scoring West Ham's goal.
Oh, Max, sitting on the fence there but he could be right
and if you want to appear on the show predicting the score
for next week, head to the Kickabout page on the CBBC website.
We'll have two new matches for you to get involved
with from Monday so see if you can do better than me,
it's not that hard!
Someone who will hope I'll be wrong with my prediction for
the Man United West Ham game is our next guest who just happens
to be a massive Red.
It's Technobabble presenter Frankie Vu.
So good to see you here.
Technobabble series two was on our screens recently,
What were your favourite bits?
There are so many highlights but probably my favourite bit
was getting to see the world's largest aircraft which funnily
enough is in the UK.
I thought it would be in America.
It was in this huge air hangar and we went inside.
I knew it was going to be big but we went in there
and it was absolutely ginormous.
I wasn't prepared for that.
It took from five minutes to walk from one end to the other.
I got to fly in the simulator as well, that was amazing.
We're here to talk about football, you're a Man United fan
and the Red Devils have a big FA Cup game this week against West Ham.
What's your presiction?
I think we're going to bounce back and beat West Ham 2-1.
I'm going for a West Ham win 2-1.
As long as it's 2-1, one of us is right.
Let's talk about the manager, Louis van Gaal.
He is courting controversy, proving himself a possible outside
bet for the Olympics with his diving abilities.
What do you make of him?
Is he the right man to be leading the club, will he be
there next season?
I really like him and I think what people often forget is that
managers don't just come in and immediately
becomes a success.
Many people say we should get Jose Mourinho.
I think we should stick with LVJ.
I like the fact he's brought in a lot of players.
Marcus Rashford has been brilliant and this is all happened
because Louis van Gaal has given him the chance.
Where do you think he's going to lead United
to in the League this season?
I think I'm going to put my neck out and say we're going to finish third.
We're going to beat West Ham, we're going to beat City
in the League and then it will be perfect.
Finally, what's your prediction for the League win of the season?
I think Leicester are going to do it.
They've got such an amazing team spirit.
Everyone thinks they will crack at some point but they keep winning
and I think they're going to carry on and take it all the way
to the top.
Me too, let's hope so.
It's been a pleasure, thank you for joining us.
Coming up next, you're going to love who we're chatting too.
It's only one of United's players of the season, Chris Smalling.
Or as his manager calls him, Mike.
He's been superb this year and we caught up with him
at a Spirit of the Game event in Manchester to find out what it
takes to become a top player and all about life
the Old Trafford dressing room.
What type of player were you as a 10-year-old?
As a 10-year-old, I think one that had aspirations of scoring 40
goals a season.
Everyone wanted to be that striker and at times I did play as a striker
and under 10 you play all positions to get a feeling.
Everybody thinks a professional footballer are given
a God-given talent.
Messi's or Ronaldo's and they think they've got it handed to them
on a plate and when they don't put the work in, you can see a few years
later they are low down the League so without that hard work
and determination you're not going to make it no matter how much
talent you've got.
Good challenge from Smalling.
He did really well against his England colleague there.
You've been at United for six years, almost 200 games under your belt,
the perfect person to give us a glimpse into life at Old Trafford.
Who is the biggest joker in the dressing room?
Jesse Lingard, now that he's in and around the first team,
he's a joker but Ashley Young's always been a bit of a joker.
He continues to be the main joker.
Every dressing room has music blaring out, who is
the dressing room DJ?
He has been injured the last couple of games and Jesse has stepped up.
He is trying to take his place.
What sort of tracks?
A bit of hip-hop, a bit of dance, everything really,
for the foreigners, he throws on the odd Spanish
track to appease them.
You see clips of Wayne Rooney on the Internet singing.
Is he the best singer?
He is a wannabe popstar.
At the Christmas do, you often see him getting up
and Phil Jones is another one.
On the training grounds, who is the most skilful?
They have that speed, to be able to do the trick
and then get away.
What would your advice be to budding 10-year-olds out
there who want to be a professional footballer.
What's the one thing they should be doing?
Practice and dedication, I think.
If you think at the end of the training session you're
finished, maybe you can do some extra or when you're getting older
and you maybe have a late-night or you're up all night playing
PlayStation when you should be getting your rest, or things
like that, you have to make sacrifices but just
have the dedication and it will pay off.
Some great tips there from Chris Smalling and don't forget
he's gone all the way in football so he knows what he's talking about.
Time now for one of my favourite bits of the show, let's check
out your skills.
Brilliant stuff from you lot as usual and make sure you check out
the video kickabout viewer Sam sent us over on our website.
Unbelievable skills, Sam!
For more top-notch tricks, don't miss our skills special
at the end of this month.
John Farnworth will be teaching you loads of moves to impress your
mates with and showing you some amazing skills just like this.
This trick is the blind heel hoop shot.
You might not use it in a game but who cares?
First Sam and now John doing basketball tricks?
I've got high hoops for more soon!
That's all we've got time for today but make sure you're back next week
as we will be chatting to Ryan Giggs and bringing you highlights
from the Sport Relief five-aside tournament and if you're lucky,
you might even see a cheeky Shires goal.
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