6 episodes

A hilarious look at the volatile world of sport where guests compete for points with their sporting punditry. Informed comments are rewarded but witless outbursts are penalised.

Fighting Talk BBC Radio 5 Live

    • Sport
    • 4.7 • 2.9K Ratings

A hilarious look at the volatile world of sport where guests compete for points with their sporting punditry. Informed comments are rewarded but witless outbursts are penalised.

    Euro 2024 Special - David James, Vicki Sparks, Pat Nevin and Henning Wehn

    Euro 2024 Special - David James, Vicki Sparks, Pat Nevin and Henning Wehn

    Rick Edwards is joined by former England international goalkeeper David James, BBC commentator Vicki Sparks, former Scotland international Pat Nevin, and comedian Henning Wehn as they fight for punditry points in our Euro 2024 special.
    In the final round, the top two points scorers go head-to-head in 'Defend the Indefensible' where they must both defend a statement however ludicrous or distasteful for twenty seconds. There can only be one winner!

    • 1 hr 5 min
    David James, Natalie Pike, Paul McNamee, Tez Ilyas

    David James, Natalie Pike, Paul McNamee, Tez Ilyas

    Former England and Liverpool footballer David James, presenter Natalie Pike, The Big Issue editor Paul McNamee and comedian Tez Ilyas join Rick Edwards for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense and answers lacking in conviction.
    In the final round, the top two points scorers go head-to-head in 'Defend the Indefensible' where they must both defend a statement however ludicrous or distasteful for twenty seconds. There can only be one winner!
    Listen to the podcast on BBC Sounds

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Kate Mason, Flex, Jim White, Bob Mills

    Kate Mason, Flex, Jim White, Bob Mills

    Broadcaster Kate Mason, football presenter Flex, journalist Jim White and comedian Bob Mills join Rick Edwards for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense and answers lacking in conviction.
    In the final round, the top two points scorers go head-to-head in 'Defend the Indefensible' where they must both defend a statement however ludicrous or distasteful for twenty seconds. There can only be one winner!
    Listen to the podcast on BBC Sounds

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake, Kate Mason, Thom Gibbs, Charles Dagnall

    Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake, Kate Mason, Thom Gibbs, Charles Dagnall

    GB sprinter Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake, sports broadcaster Kate Mason, journalist Thom Gibbs and former cricketer Charles Dagnall join Colin Murray for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense and answers lacking in conviction.
    In the final round, the top two points scorers go head-to-head in 'Defend the Indefensible' where they must both defend a statement however ludicrous or distasteful for twenty seconds. There can only be one winner!

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Phil Brown, Henning Wehn, Caroline Barker and Rick Edwards

    Phil Brown, Henning Wehn, Caroline Barker and Rick Edwards

    Colin Murray is joined by Phil Brown, Henning Wehn, Caroline Barker and Rick Edwards as they look back on the events of 2021 and look forward to the big sporting year ahead.

    • 1 hr
    End of the Premier League season special- Iain Stirling, Natalie Paweleck, Pat Nevin, Jim White

    End of the Premier League season special- Iain Stirling, Natalie Paweleck, Pat Nevin, Jim White

    Comedian Iain Stirling, football presenter Natalie Paweleck, football commentator and former Chelsea player Pat Nevin and sports journalist Jim White join Colin Murray to celebrate and commiserate what would have been the end of the Premier League season.
    Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense and answers lacking in conviction.
    In the final round, the top two points scorers go head-to-head in 'Defend the Indefensible' where they must both defend a statement however ludicrous or distasteful for twenty seconds. There can only be one winner!
    Get the podcast from BBC Sounds.

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
2.9K Ratings

2.9K Ratings

was best ,

Fighting talk

It’s full of fun

Dave in Dubai ,

16th March episode

Best fighting talk episode Ive listened to in years, proper bickering and very funny, more Martin Bayfield please.

nick garbutt ,

Rick finding his feet

Brilliant episode on 28/10, Rick has taken control and is very funny. Letting the guests breathe and has stopped them talking over each other.

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