In the final episode of the first series of Talent Takes Practice, Matthew and Robbie speak with Fara Williams MBE, the most capped player in national history, with 172 appearances for England, as well as an illustrious playing career at club level, winning multiple titles for sides including Liverpool, Arsenal and Everton Women.
Fara shares the story of how she was homeless for a period of six years during her playing career, the challenges she faced and how football provided an escape for her. She discusses the mental strength that allowed her to overcome adversity and the importance of hard work in forging her successful career. She also examines the changing nature of the women’s game and the development she has seen from the beginning of her career to the present.
With 7 UK number one singles, 11 out of 12 of his studio albums reaching number one and more than 75 million record sales worldwide, Robbie Williams, one of the most successful singer-songwriters and entertainers of all time, joins the podcast to discuss his incredible career in music and the...
Former professional footballer, Tony Whelan, is the guest on this week’s episode. Tony now works as Assistant Academy Director at Manchester United Football Club. Having first joined the Club on a part-time coaching basis in 1990, his tenure has seen the development of some of the most successful...