Are you not entertained?

Today, much of what sport has always meant to true fans has been lost in a blizzard of corporate communications, fireworks and froth.The attachments that were once so strong seem more trivial in the global age of televised sport as entertainment. What was once authentic is increasingly staged. In this podcast, we’ll get back to the things that sport has always meant to true fans.

Episode 8: Grant and Roger forensically dissect the Sunderland documentary and the inside persona of Martin Bain; calling “bullshit” on the media and their last chance saloon; models for top journos becoming their own brand; Charles Barkley and authentic dads; lamenting the end of Cup replays; the folly of caretaker managers; and private equity’s creeping control in sport.