8 episodes

Utilita ambassador and veteran football broadcaster Gary Newbon MBE is joined by legends of the game each week, from current managers to former internationals and everyone in between. Expect honest opinions, never-before-heard stories, and your chance to ask the pros whatever you want.

The British Football Podcas‪t‬ Utilita Football

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Utilita ambassador and veteran football broadcaster Gary Newbon MBE is joined by legends of the game each week, from current managers to former internationals and everyone in between. Expect honest opinions, never-before-heard stories, and your chance to ask the pros whatever you want.

    STUART MCCALL on RANGERS, BRADFORD CITY and choosing SCOTLAND over ENGLAND... | The British Football Podcast

    STUART MCCALL on RANGERS, BRADFORD CITY and choosing SCOTLAND over ENGLAND... | The British Football Podcast

    The British Football Podcast is back with a new episode - and you won't want to miss what Bradford City boss Stuart McCall had to say. Gary Newbon MBE and former football writer Jem Maidment sat down to talk all things Stuart McCall, including his thoughts on Scottish football, where his love for Bradford City came from, and just how close the Scotland international came to playing for England.

    Spoiler alert - it was far closer than you'd think...

    • 38 min
    NORWICH LEGENDS GRANT HOLT + DARREN HUCKERBY on the new season, cup ties and wrestling | The British Football Podcast

    NORWICH LEGENDS GRANT HOLT + DARREN HUCKERBY on the new season, cup ties and wrestling | The British Football Podcast

    The pod sees another two legends take part this week - Norwich City's Grant Holt and Darren Huckerby. The Norfolk royalty sat down to chat with Gary Newbon MBE and former football writer Jem Maidment on the new season, tricky fixture demands, and Grant's new career in the wrestling ring...

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    • 44 min
    SOUTHAMPTON LEGENDS MATT LE TISSIER + FRANNY BENALI on Saints, Ings, and Chelsea-On-Sea | The British Football Podcast

    SOUTHAMPTON LEGENDS MATT LE TISSIER + FRANNY BENALI on Saints, Ings, and Chelsea-On-Sea | The British Football Podcast

    We have two Saints legends gracing the pod this week. Matthew Le Tissier and Franny Benali need no introduction to anyone of a Southampton opinion, or any fan of Soccer Saturday for that matter! The pair joined Gary Newbon MBE to chat about this season's goings-on at St Mary's, Danny Ings' red-hot goal streak, and just what it would have taken for Le Tiss to have been prized away from The Dell by a certain west London club...

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    • 49 min
    BT SPORT'S IAN DARKE + POMPEY CEO MARK CATLIN on Portsmouth, the return of Europe, and doing your homework | The British Football Podcast

    BT SPORT'S IAN DARKE + POMPEY CEO MARK CATLIN on Portsmouth, the return of Europe, and doing your homework | The British Football Podcast

    Play up, Pompey! We've got two men of a blue persuasion on the pod this week - Portsmouth CEO Mark Catlin and BT Sport commentator Ian Darke joined Gary Newbon MBE to chat about the Fratton Park club, Ian's return to the mic in Europe, and how important doing your homework is.



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    • 41 min
    EFL SPECIAL - Danny Higginbotham and Joe Thompson on the run-in + battles on and off the pitch | The British Football Podcast

    EFL SPECIAL - Danny Higginbotham and Joe Thompson on the run-in + battles on and off the pitch | The British Football Podcast

    It's an EFL special! Former Stoke defender Danny Higginbotham, former Rochdale midfielder Joe Thompson, and former sportswriter Jem Maidment join Gary Newbon MBE to give their verdict on the Championship's promotion battle, Wycombe's Wembley night to remember, and for the two former pros, a look back at their careers. 

    Listen out for an inspiring few minutes from Joe, too, as he reveals his struggles with Cancer - and how he overcame it not once, but twice.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    GARETH AINSWORTH on the Playoffs, Wycombe and Rock and Roll | The British Football Podcast

    GARETH AINSWORTH on the Playoffs, Wycombe and Rock and Roll | The British Football Podcast

    Wycombe Wanderers are in League One playoff action this week, so the club's manager Gareth Ainsworth was the obvious choice for a chat with Utilita ambassador Gary Newbon MBE! The pair were joined by Wycombe head of comms Matt Cecil and former sportswriter Jem Maidment to chat all things Wanderers, Bayo, and exactly what happened when Ainsworth got booked at Wembley...

    • 47 min

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