47 min

Episode 303: Luke Williams Elis James' Feast Of Football

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Aged 20, Luke Williams suffered a catastrophic knee injury that crushed all hope of playing professionally. While living rent free in a plush Canary Wharf flat with Bobby Zamora, Williams "grafted away" in whatever job came his way as his friend forged a career in the Premier League.
He stumbled into coaching and has never looked back; earning a reputation as a progressive coach with a variety of clubs before being appointed manager of Notts County in 2022. In his first season, promotion was secured to League Two through the play-offs after an enthralling and record-breaking title race against Wrexham.
His move to Swansea in 2024 seemed a natural fit having previously coached at the club under former manager Russell Martin, and his possession-based philosophy aligned with the "Swansea way".
Simon Davies sits in for Elis James.

Aged 20, Luke Williams suffered a catastrophic knee injury that crushed all hope of playing professionally. While living rent free in a plush Canary Wharf flat with Bobby Zamora, Williams "grafted away" in whatever job came his way as his friend forged a career in the Premier League.
He stumbled into coaching and has never looked back; earning a reputation as a progressive coach with a variety of clubs before being appointed manager of Notts County in 2022. In his first season, promotion was secured to League Two through the play-offs after an enthralling and record-breaking title race against Wrexham.
His move to Swansea in 2024 seemed a natural fit having previously coached at the club under former manager Russell Martin, and his possession-based philosophy aligned with the "Swansea way".
Simon Davies sits in for Elis James.

47 min

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