Peter Crouch is excited and ready to party! There's been a feast of football since Euro 2020 kicked off on Friday June 11 – but the action isn't over after the final whistle blows in each match. Former England striker Peter and radio presenter Maya Jama are providing some extra-time fun after the tournament’s biggest matches with BBC1's new entertainment series Crouchy’s Year Late Euros: Live that sees the pair reviewing the action, playing games and welcoming some big-name celebrity guests.
There’s also plenty of live music courtesy of house band Alex Horne & The Horne Section as the hosts also catch up with the biggest footballing stars from England, Scotland and Wales. Each episode of Crouchy’s Year Late Euros is broadcast live and just a stone’s throw from Wembley Stadium, where the new champions of Europe will be crowned on July 11.
Here's a complete rolling episode guide to Crouchy’s Year Late Euros: Live, the matches they follow and guests joining them for the fun. Peter Crouch and Maya Jama also tell us much more about the show...
Our episode guide — enjoy Peter Crouch and Maya Jama in every show
Here's our rolling episode guide to Crouchy’s Year Late Euros: Live which we'll update with as much information as we can when we discover what's happening in each show of the 10-part series...
Episode 1: Friday June 11, 10.55pm
This first show follows the tournament's opening game in Rome between Italy and Turkey on Friday evening. Peter, Maya and Alex will be joined by former Arsenal and England Captain Tony Adams, comedian and presenter Rob Beckett, and Welsh singing superstar Katherine Jenkins as they look back at the game and delve into the biggest moments and turning points of the match. They'll also look ahead to the Wales v Switzerland game on Saturday and discuss predications. You can also have a laugh at the time Crouchy caught up with England star Jack Grealish, when he travelled to Birmingham for a game of ten pin bowling. The pair discuss the past season, and what they’re looking forward to in the upcoming tournament. Jack reveals his pre match rituals and together they discuss the team dynamic amongst the players. Plus Peter meets France legend Thierry Henry, as they discuss their earliest memories of the European championships, and their stand out moments from across the years. Also on the show, guests reveal who they received in 'Crouchy’s Golden Sweepstake'. The winner will receive a trophy and an item of Peter Crouch’s memorabilia, which they will raffle or donate for a charity of their choice. In tonight’s show they’ll be joined by dancer Amy Dowden and Radio 1 DJs Rickie and Melvin, who are doing the sweepstake. Plus Alex Horne and The Horne Section will be closing the show with a live musical performance.
Episode 2: Sunday June 13, 10.30pm
It's a big day for the England team as its the country got its chance to get revenge on Croatia who of course sent them out of the 2018 World Cup semi final in heartbreaking fashion. Crouchy, Maya and the gang do get to celebrate the narrow victory. Guests helping them dissect the game are former player Jermaine Jenas (also presenter of The One Show) and Scottish comedian Iain Stirling. For his 'Away Day', Crouchy catches up with Scotland and Manchester United player Scott McTominay, travelling to Manchester for a game of pool. While potting balls and having a laugh, they also discuss the past season, the upcoming tournament matches and Scott tells Peter how he’ll celebrate if he scores a goal. He also reveals what it's like playing for Scotland when he actually grew up in Lancaster in North West England. The show also catches up with special guests for 'Crouchy’s Golden Sweepstake', to see how they're faring after recent results. This includes Radio 1 Djs Rickie and Melvin representing England, Radio 1 DJ Jordan North for Wales, TV presenter Dermot O’Leary for Denmark and DJ Target representing Russia.
Episode 3: Friday June 18, 10.45pm
With the big home nation battle between England and Scotland ending in a scoreless draw draw earlier in the evening, Peter looks back at what happened on the pitch. Can he keep it light-hearted? Football legend Harry Redknapp, comedian Mo Gilligan and singer songwriter Anne Marie are joining the show as guests to help unpick all the ins and outs of the match. They'll also look back on Wednesday's thrilling match when Wales overcame Turkey for a memorable 2-0 in Baku. For Crouchy’s Golden Sweepstake, there are chats with DJ Jordan North who is representing Wales and former Scotland player Charlie Adam who drew Germany.
Episode 4: Wednesday June 23, 10.45pm
This time the show goes out after the last group match for Germany against Hungary, and Portugal v France. As well as dissecting those highlights, Peter and his guests will also be looking back at the last group games for the home nations, with England's victory over the Czech Republic, Scotland's exit after losing to Croatia, plus Wales having progressed despite their loss to Italy in Rome on Sunday. Joining Peter, Maya and Alex in the studio are England goalkeeping legend David Seaman, singer/songwriter Tom Grennan, who originally trained to be a professional footballer, and former Wales star Ashley Williams who'll be looking ahead to his country's upcoming last 16 match against Denmark. The 'Away Day' film tonight is Peter going for a spot of clay pigeon shooting with England midfielder (and currently self isolating) Mason Mount.
Episode 5: Sunday June 27, 10.45pm
Peter and his crew look back over all the weekend games including Wales disastrous 4-0 loss to Denmark in Amsterdam. Wrestling hero and Hollywood star John Cena pops in to give his opinions on the tournament, and Crouchy links in with England HQ where midfielder Declan Rice gives the lowdown on England's big game on Tuesday with Germany at Wembley. Peter, Maya and Alex will be joined in the studio by England legends John Barnes and David James, share their experiences of tournament knockout stages! Also in the studio are singer-songwriter, presenter and footballer Chelcee Grimes and Welsh presenter and mega-drummer Owain Wyn Evans.
Episode 6: Tuesday June 19, 10.45pm
The huge match between England and Germany at Wembley is over so the nation, Crouchy and his guests are celebrating England's memorable 2-0 victory. Peter, Maya and Alex are joined in the studio by Euro 96-er Jamie Redknapp, comedian Jimmy Carr, grime artist, chef and TV personality Big Zuu and former England International Lianne Sanderson.
Episode 7: Friday July 2, 10.45pm
Italy defeating Belgium and Switzerland losing to Spain at penalties are discussed by Crouchy and Maya, who'll also be looking forward to tomorrow’s England v Ukraine game in Rome. They're joined in the studio by pop sensation and football fan Ed Sheeran, who was at Tuesday’s game against Germany (sitting next to David Beckham) and former England international Joe Cole, with Crouchy, Ed and Joe teeing off against each other for a golf challenge. Crouchy also meets with Wales legend Hal Robson Kanu, scorer of one of the goals of the tournament back in 2016, for a spot of archery.
Episode 8: Saturday July 3, 10.30pm
England has played its Quarter Final against Ukraine winning 4-0 in Rome, so it's happy faces all round. Peter, Maya and Alex are joined in the studio along Wembley way by former Arsenal and England hero Paul Merson, comedian Russell Howard and singer-songwriter Ella Henderson. They also look ahead to England's Quarter Final clash against Denmark on Wednesday at Wembley. Rappers Krept and Konan are also on hand to discuss their England Euro anthem Ole (We Are England).
Episode 9: Tuesday July 6, 10.45pm
It's the first Quarter Final clash with Spain taking on Italy at Wembley and Pete, Maya and their guests look back at what happened. They'll also be getting hugely excited by the Denmark/England Quarter Final the following day. Peter will be meeting England central defender Harry Maguire, to chat about his headed goal against Ukraine plus get some insights into preparations for the Denmark game. Guest in the studio tonight are Gabby Logan, the brilliant Kurupt FM gang from hit comedy People Just Do Nothing and former England and Chelsea defender Glen Johnson. They’ll all be delving into England’s mixed history in the European Championship.
* Live coverage of Spain v Italy is on BBC1 from 7pm.
Episode 10: Wednesday July 7, 10.45pm...
By the time Peter and Maya start presenting this one, a huge party will be going on, er, or could it be a dismal wake? Let's hope not! The Quarter Final clash at Wembley between England and Denmark will have taken place down the road at Wembley and everyone will know who plays Italy in Sunday's final. Also in the studio are presenter and former Lioness, Alex Scott, comedian Jack Whitehall and formerWales international Ashley Williams, who played in the Semi Finals of the 2016 Euros.
Peter and Maya also catch up with LeBron James, one of the greatest basketball players ever to chat all things sport and what it’s like to be a worldwide phenomeom. Plus there's a look back on Euro finals from across the years, revisiting the most surprising wins of all time, such as the Czechoslovakia win in 1976 and Greece's shock win in 2004. Also look out for Atomic Kitten as girl band members Liz Mclarnon, Natasha Hamilton and Jenny Frost rework their classic song Whole Again to now be Southgate You’re The One (Football’s Coming Home Again). Watch this performance in the clip below...
Extra Episode: Sunday July 11, 10.45pm
With England making it to a first major football final for 55 years, playing Italy at Wembley, Peter Crouch and his crew celebrate by adding an extra episode of Crouchy’s Year Late Euros: Live. THere's no doubting it will be a tough encounter, but will there be the joy of an England win to give the show a huge party atmosphere? We'll update on the guests when we have more information.
* Live coverage of the England v Italy Final is on both ITV and BBC1, with kick-off at 8pm.
Peter Crouch on what Crouchy’s Year Late Euros: Live is all about...
Peter Crouch says: 'We’re basically having a little festival after some of the matches. We’ll have great guests, fun games, and great music. I’ll also be doing a few away days with some of the British players, including Mason Mount, Jack Grealish and Gareth Bale, which were lots of fun to film I can tell you.'
Maya Jama on watching the matches with Peter Crouch...
Maya says: 'We’re all looking forward to it because we’ve been waiting for a whole year. I feel like we need this at the moment and everybody is so excited about the football being there. The studio is literally just outside Wembley as well, so we’ll be able to soak up the atmosphere. We don’t know if we’ll be allowed a live audience yet, but fingers crossed.'
Peter Crouch on the show's special guests and his 'Away Days'...
Peter says: 'We’re keeping most of them a surprise, but anyone who’s anyone is going to want to be on this show. For a series of pre-recorded films called 'Away Days' I get to go ten-pin bowling with Jack Grealish [this can be seen in the first episode...see below] and clay pigeon shooting with Mason Mount, plus I play pool with Scott McTominay and have a round of golf with Gareth Bale – he’s very good! They’re all really great lads and they could all become national treasures this summer.'
Maya Jama on what Alex Horne & The Horne Section have in store for us...
Maya says: 'They’re our house band, so they do whatever we like and play whatever song we like. They are super funny, so I’m sure there’ll be twists on some classic songs, depending on how the games go. I'm going to see if they can learn some rap music as well.'
Maya Jama on getting viewers at home involved...
Maya Jama says: 'We want people to tweet in constantly, just as they did with Save Our Summer last year. We’re also doing a section called Pop up Opinion, where guests, bands – and hopefully some players – give their opinions on games they’ve just watched.'
What Peter Crouch will do if England win the tournament...
Peter laughs: 'You’ll be seeing me do the robot dance, that’s for sure!' referring to the strange dance he often used to do to celebrate a goal back in his playing days. Take a look at a compilation of Peter doing 'The Robot' below...
How to watch Peter Crouch and Maya Jama in Crouchy’s Year Late Euros: Live
Join Peter and Maya for Crouchy’s Year Late Euros: Live on BBC1 and BBCiPlayer (see episode guide below for schedule and times). Coverage of Euro 2020 matches in the UK will be on both BBC1 and ITV, while in the US all 51 games can be seen on ESPN and ABC. Here's our handy guide Euro 2020: How to watch the European Football Championship Online.
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