Step back in time and relive a decade the changed football forever, with Alive and Kicking; The 90s Football Podcast. Join Ash Rose - author of Alive and Kicking; The Ultimate Book of 90s Football Nostalgia - and guests, who every week will be looking back and discussing the biggest moments and memories from football in the 1990s. If the 1990s are now retro, this this is your retro celebration! From the fun to the farcical, classic to cringe Alive and Kicking has football in the 1990s all wrapped up just for you!
90s Icons - Shearer
We get back to our theme of 90s icons for this new episodes and today's subject of focus is Alan Shearer. Ash is joined by regular cohort Matthew Crist and freelance football journalist Matt 'Ketch' Ketchell to look back at the 90s career of one of the best players of the decade. The boys talk through his big move to Blackburn, the title win, SAS and of course his homecoming to Newcastle - plus loads of England in between. Keep it 90s!
The Autobiographies Episode
Ash and Joel are joined by authors John Smith and Dan Trelfer to discuss their brand new book 'Second Yellow' which picks out the best bits from footballers autobiographies. The boys pull out the most 90s-related stories to much hilarity whilst also discussing their fandom from the east and west sides of London. Plus, Ash chews the 90s fat with former Nottingham Forest and Norway midfielder Lars Bohinen and there's tangents galore as we discover which famous TV presenter of the era took a shine to a very 90s defender. Keep it 90s!
Our 90s with Sam Homewood
Alive and Kicking is back and ready to lighten your lockdown with more 90s nostalgia from the decade that changed football forever. In this first episode of the new series we introduce 'Our 90s' as host Ash Rose and regulars Joel Young and Matthew Crist welcome TV presenter Sam Homewood to talk about his 90s likes and dislikes from Manchester United. There's chat on great games, great goals, lots of kit talk and far too mentions of Brian McClair - plus all the usual 90s nonsense in between. Keep it 90s!
90s Icons - Juninho
It's taken 120-odd episodes, but we're finally going full throttle on one of our favourite players of the 1990s. Yes, this is your Juninho show. Ash and Joel (obviously) are joined by Tom Flight - author of a recently released book on Boro's 96-97 season - and the trio wax lyrical about the greatest player to don the Middlesbrough shirt. They chat through his emergence at The Umbro Cup, his arrival on Teeside and how he fell in love with the club in that roller-coaster season. Keep it 90s!
England at USA 94
It's tournament time again for Alive and Kicking and we've rewound the clock to change the course of history for this episode, and ask the question...who would have been England's 1994 squad if they had qualified for USA 94. Ash Rose and Matthew Crist are joined by writer Stuart Steelyard to discuss his very article on the subject and debate what names would have gone to the finals twenty-six years ago. Plus thanks to NOW TV we chat to former Liverpool and England legend John Barnes on The Reds transition during the decade, Italia 90 and of course World In Motion! Keep it 90s!
Locking down an XI
The three merry men of 90s football chat are together again to keep you entertained during this strange old time. In this new episode they take their own spin on the 'Carra Challenge' by putting together XI's governed by two very big rules - and in the process get it completely wrong! There's also chat on Euro 96 Relived, some upcoming shows and the ultimate kit manufacturer of the 1990s too! Keep it 90s!