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Football, circle of life

roger mitchell | 8 June 2021

This weekend, in Rome, Euro21 kicks off. It’s the first time a major tournament has been hosted in the Bel Pease since the iconic Italia90.  Big tournaments, the big games, are marker poles for most guys. Like the classic albums. The soundtrack of our lives. A timestamp of our fandom.  That very tournament, for many […]

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Episode: 13, Season 4

Hosts: Giles Morgan Guest/s: Mark Durden-Smith

The Captain meets this week veteran sports TV broadcaster Mark Durden-Smith. His endless energy & wit have brightened up even the dreariest of sports events and shows. He shares his lifetime in sport and television.
In association with Loch Lomond Whiskies.

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Today, much of what sport has always meant to true fans, has been lost in a blizzard of corporate communications, fireworks and froth. As a result, 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.