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

    • Sports
    • 4.6 • 112 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

4.6 out of 5
112 Ratings

112 Ratings

Utdfromgoodtobad ,

Best sports podcast

Been listening since 07 and been the one of the first podcasts I ever downloaded. As a footy fan from the states, love the banter.

g00ner4life ,

One of the top three best podcast out there

I’ve been listening for years, and it takes me that long to be convinced to write a review. Consistently brilliant pundits and comedians backed up by a 60% quality host - ok maybe 75% - make this a must-subscribe.

Terrylordy ,

Used to be good

Used to be a must-listen to podcast, however it’s all got a bit pally-pally recently. Sounds like Colin just joined the sixth form. Pretty boring and predictable now. Colin’s love of American sports and hatred of cricket is nauseating.
It’s only worth listening to when Bunce or the Forest fan are on.
Sort it out ! Right out!

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