“You just want to be a kid who plays football”
Danny Simpson describes the moment he beat the odds to win the premier league with Leicester City in 2016. It’s one of the greatest sporting stories of all time, and Danny tells Scott about the comedown from that massive high.
Danny also describes what’s it like to play alongside footballing legends like Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo, as well as what he learnt from Sir Alex Ferguson.
CW: This episode contains references to substance misuse.
Season 3 of Learning As I Go is supported by British Triathlon. Throughout this series, you’ll hear updates from Scott as he trains for his first triathlon in July. You can join Scott at the Sunderland triathlon by clicking here and using the code LEARNING25 at checkout for 25 pounds off.
CW: This episode contains references to suicide
“I feel like I’ve got a purpose now”
Alex Bowen opens up for the first time, about how the loss of a close personal friend has helped him find a new purpose in life.
Scott and Alex also discuss living with anxiety and the importance of enjoying your...
"My nan would say stay sassy every night before bed”
Steph Elswood has turned her life around from an eating disorder partly thanks to a phrase from her nan, which is now at the core of one of her biggest successes. A women’s wellbeing and dance community called Stay Sassy.
Steph had suffered...