Episodes
Charlie Baker hosts a west London derby as Fulham, in the shape of Dominic Frisby and Stephen Grant face Brentford who are represented by Jacob Hawley and Natalie Sawyer. In this edition we discover the quickest way to lose your job as a pitch side announcer, learn how lockdown behaviour could resolve the outcome of the Premier League and ask what are you currently missing least about football? Contains bonus material not included in the broadcast version of the show for the benefit of...
Published 05/18/20
Charlie Baker introduces an all midlands affair as Derby, in the shape of Mark Smith and Mark Dolan, face Villa who are represented by Perry Groves and Asher Gould. In this edition we learn how Arsenal were wrong footed by a young Alan Shearer, why football needs to return to the street and just who should be declared Sports Personality of the Year in May. Contains bonus material not included in the broadcast version of the show for the benefit of podcast listeners.   See acast.com/privacy...
Published 05/11/20
This week Charlie Baker presides over the biggest fixture currently taking place in sport - the Glory Hunters Final. Dougie Anderson and Wendy Wason are representing Hibs whilst Andrew Ryan and Terry Alderton are on the team sheet for Man Utd. For those expecting a tight, edgy affair think again as this is a contest ripe with drama. In this episode we learn why the third place play is no prize at all, how UFC could become less violent, and why tennis has got scoring all wrong. Contains bonus...
Published 05/04/20
Charlie Baker introduces a platter of sporting morsels as we revisit some classic encounters and memorable moments from the past few months. In this episode we discover the problems of dining with Torvill & Dean, why football should be officiated by mums and which rock God had a nasty encounter with a children's TV favourite. All that and much more as we go panning for radio gold and uncover some right nuggets.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 04/27/20
Published 04/27/20
Charlie Baker is joined by Stephen Grant, Wendy Wason, Andrew Ryan and Ian Danter as Man Utd take on Brighton. In this edition we discover which pop star gate-crashed Wendy's wedding, why speed cameras should be introduced to Formula One and what's the worst thing that can happen to a broadcaster live on air. Contains bonus material not included in the broadcast version of the show for the benefit of podcast listeners. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Published 04/20/20
Charlie Baker is joined by Wendy Wason, Jacob Hawley, Perry Groves and Andrew Ryan as Ireland take on Scotland. In this episode we discover what Jack Charlton calls Perry, why Wendy made the news following a Scotland game and why footballers should be paid more money. Contains bonus material not included in the broadcast version of the show for the benefit of podcast listeners. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Published 04/13/20
This week's fixture is an Anglo-Scottish affair as Hibs, represented by Dougie Anderson and Terry Alderton, take on Arsenal in the shape of Jacob Hawley and Perry Groves. In this edition we learn how to enjoy self-isolation, why the Commonwealth games should always be held in Britain and discover what lights Perry's fuse. Contains bonus material not included in the broadcast version of the show for the benefit of podcast listeners. For information regarding your data privacy, visit...
Published 04/06/20
Charlie Baker introduces a Pro-Am special which sees former Gunner Perry Groves take on the Spurs supporting Mark Dolan. Alongside team captains Natalie Sawyer and Mark Smith we discover the next step in cricket's evolution, how football can go more upmarket and which sport people are missing the least. Contains bonus material not included in the broadcast version of the show for the benefit of podcast listeners. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Published 03/30/20
Charlie Baker presides over a replay of last year's Champions League final as Liverpool take on Tottenham. Comic and Liverpool fan Adam Riches is alongside James Brown whilst Spurs supporting broadcaster Mark Dolan builds a north London alliance with Wendy Wason. In this edition we discover what everyday activities deserve sports status, how to rehabilitate injured footballers and why mums should officiate matches. Contains bonus material not included in the broadcast version of the show for...
Published 03/23/20
Charlie Baker introduces an all Scottish affair as TV columnist and Aberdeen fan Ally Ross takes on Hibs supporting broadcaster Dougie Anderson. Alongside team captains James Brown and Natalie Sawyer we learn why footballers should wash their own kits, which ex-pros would make the best 5-a-side team and why old school dugouts were the best. Contains extra content not included in the broadcast version of the show for the benefit of podcast listeners. For information regarding your data...
Published 03/16/20
Charlie Baker is joined by comedian Nick Hancock and actor Simon O'Brien as this week Stoke face Everton. Alongside team captains Stephen Grant and Natalie Sawyer we engage in an epic encounter of wits which includes a revolutionary look at penalty taking and a radical reinvention of golf. Contains bonus material not included in the broadcast version of the show for the benefit of podcast listeners. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Published 03/09/20
This week sees non-league football aficionado Russell Grant return to represent the Middlesex Commonwealth of teams alongside Bob Mills. Together they face celebrity chef and Arsenal fan Ainsley Harriott who’s with team captain Natalie Sawyer. In this edition we discover what football can learn from the opera, how Jurgen Klopp learnt English and why it pays to have a referee present when you’re dining with Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean. Contains bonus material not included in the...
Published 03/02/20
Charlie Baker introduces another gladiatorial combat of wits as Man Utd, in the shape of Will Mellor and Dougie Anderson take on Southampton, represented by Iwan Thomas and Natalie Sawyer. In this episode we learn how to spice up half-time, why Dougie has an irrational hatred of PSG and which manager gave Will the hair-dryer treatment. Contains bonus material not included in the broadcast version of the show for the listening pleasure of podcast listeners. For information regarding your data...
Published 02/17/20
Charlie Baker presents a north London special as Spurs, in the shape of Phil Cornwell and Terry Alderton, take on Arsenal represented by Jacob Hawley and Natalie Sawyer. In this edition we discover how to do the perfect Mick Jagger impersonation, who are the most over-rated people in sport and what rock God is to blame for England's lack of World Cup success. Contains bonus material not included in the broadcast version of the show for the added benefit of podcast listeners. For information...
Published 02/10/20
This week Charlie Baker introduces a tie with a difference as Bob Mills and Mark Smith represent the county of Middlesex as they face Aberdeen in the shape of Ally Ross and Natalie Sawyer. In this edition we discover why the red card in football doesn't go far enough, why national anthems should be replaced by number one singles and what the song 'Please Release Me' is actually about. Contains bonus material not included in the broadcast version of the show for the added benefit of podcast...
Published 02/03/20
This week sees Liverpool take on Everton as Simon O'Brien and Marlon Davis join team captains James Brown and Natalie Sawyer for own very own Merseyside derby. In this edition we discover why football matches should make more noise, which footballer originally worked for NASA and how bunking off from double maths led to a career in acting. Contains bonus material not included in the original broadcast version of the show. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Published 01/27/20
This week Newcastle take on Swindon as Lynsey Hipgrave and Ivo Graham join team captains Terry Alderton and Natalie Sawyer for what looks on paper to be a one-sided affair. Thankfully however the show isn't played on paper, instead it takes place in a radio studio where anything can happen. In this edition we discover how sport can deal with the rise of nationalism, why England should always play in red and why you should never take a curry into the theatre. For information regarding your...
Published 01/20/20
This week sees West Ham take on Stoke as Tommy Walsh and Nick Hancock join team captains Dougie Anderson and Natalie Sawyer in a fixture that's as English as an awkward hello. In this edition we learn how to transform boxing, why eco-tournaments are the future and what it's like to be in goal for a David Beckham penalty. Also included for the benefit of podcast listeners only is the definitive answer to the question - What's the greatest sports movie of all time? Clue? It's not Rocky V. For...
Published 01/13/20
This week Charlie Baker presents a south coast derby as Southampton supporting sprinter, Iwan Thomas takes on comic and Brighton fan, Stephen Grant. In an episode high on incident Iwan reveals why he stopped to have a pint when he was running the London Marathon, team captains Natalie Sawyer and Andrew Ryan argue over what the England team can expect to win this decade and there's an intervention of VAR like proportions when Stephen Grant suggests that football should be renamed. A fixture...
Published 01/06/20
Charlie Baker presents a selection box of assorted goodies from the past year. It's a running buffet of best bits that includes; Tim Vine on why Sutton Utd are bigger than Everton, Josh Widdicombe defending half and half scarves and Keith Allen reveals who was the best rapper in the England camp. All this and much more as we raid the sporting larder for naughty radio snacks that makes you wonder if 2019 wasn't all that bad. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Published 12/30/19
Charlie Baker's quest to find football's smartest set of supporters continues as Leyton Orient take on Wolves. It's a fixture that's got earthy cup tie written all over it, although perhaps not the easiest sell for the Sky Sports promo department. Team captains Terry Alderton and Natalie Sawyer are joined by Bob Mills and Alex Lowe in another epic battle of wits. In this edition we discover how to make football management more inclusive, what is the greatest 'What If?' in sport and who really...
Published 12/23/19
This week Charlie Baker presides over a clash between north and south London as Mark Dolan's Spurs face James Gill's Crystal Palace. Not only do we unite these two regions that Transport for London does it's best to keep apart, but we also discover what it's like to support U2 and whose specialist topic on Mastermind was Elton John. Contains extra content not included in the original broadcast that's suitable for all the family. For information regarding your data privacy, visit...
Published 12/16/19
Charlie Baker hosts an epic encounter of the sports quiz as Jake Wood's Arsenal face the might of Will Mellor's Man Utd. In the first second round match of the season we discover which team God supports, how many Christmas jumpers Natalie Sawyer has and why Portsmouth F.C. recently approached Andrew Ryan to attend training. Contains extra content not included in the broadcast version of the show plus our most nail-biting conclusion to a match yet. For information regarding your data...
Published 12/09/19
This week Charlie Baker introduces an international special as England take on Scotland in a heated battle of wits. James Brown is alongside actor and England songsmith Keith Allen. Whilst Natalie Sawyer and Dougie Anderson drape themselves in the Saltire. In this episode we find out who was close to recording the rap from 'World In Motion' before John Barnes got the nod and which sitcom themes would work perfectly as football chants. Contains content not included the broadcast version...
Published 12/02/19