Football Talk: Were Aston Villa right to sack Dean Smith after Southampton loss?

It’s been another whirlwind weekend in the top flight.

The latest episode of Football Talk is out now, with NationalWorld’s Jason Jones discussing all of the biggest topics from the beautiful game alongside Ben Ramsdale of BirminghamlWorld.

It’s a managerial special this week, as the lads take a look at the various hirings and firings that have rocked the Premier League in recent days.

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There’s a closer look at Aston Villa’s decision to dismiss Dean Smith, as well as general bemusement over Norwich City’s sacking of Daniel Farke shortly after picking up a long-awaited first win of the season against Brentford.

Dean Smith. (Photo by Andy Rain/Pool via Getty Images)

There’s also a deeper dive into Eddie Howe’s imminent appointment at Newcastle United, and whether or not he is the man to help them beat the drop this term.

Be sure to join us again next week as our team of football writers lock horns for another lively debate on the weekend’s action.