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Season 2 Episode 6: Nigel Quashie
We welcome former QPR, Portsmouth and Southampton midfielder, Nigel Quashie, onto the podcast this week.
Nigel made 96 Premier League appearances, and played 14 times for Scotland in a career that saw him play under some of the game's top Managers, including Ray Wilkins, Harry Redknapp, Tony Pulis and Bryan Robson.
Nigel transitioned into coaching when he retired from professional football and now runs a youth football academy in Birmingham, and has several business interests. Nigel was speaking on behalf of:
Season 2 Episode 5: Simon Grayson
Danny is joined by former Blackpool, Leeds United and most recently Sunderland manager, Simon Grayson. Simon enjoyed a career as a professional footballer playing for some of England’s top clubs including Aston Villa and Blackburn Rovers. But he’s most recognized for his time spent at Leicester City as a player, in the early 90s, and then as Manager of Leeds United, from 2008 to 2012.
Simon recently featured in the Netflix documentary, Sunderland Til I die, a fly-on-the-wall series about Sunderland’s first season in the Championship, following relegation from the Premier League.
In this episode we’ll be talking about Simon’s managerial career, the Netflix special and parenting a son through England’s academy system.
Season 2 Episode 4: Jermaine Jones
In this episode, Danny talks to former Eintracht Frankfurt, Schalke 04, Blackburn Rovers and USA International midfielder Jermaine Jones. Jermaine came through Germany's famed academy system, making his professional debut for Eintracht Frankfurt. He went on to play, and score, in the USA's successful FIFA World Cup campaign in Brazil in 2014. He also enjoyed many successful years with Schalke 04 in the Bundesliga.
Season 2 Episode 3: Mark Warburton
In this episode, Danny talks to former Brentford, Glasgow Rangers and Nottingham Forest Manager, Mark Warburton. Mark has a background in professional football going back to his playing days in the late 70’s as an apprentice at Leicester City, and in the 80’s as a semi-pro at Enfield and Boreham Wood with the highlights being an FA Trophy win and a Conference Title.
Season 2 Episode 2: Neil Sullivan
In this episode, Danny talks to former Wimbledon, Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea & Scotland Goalkeeper Neil Sullivan. Neil made over 500 appearances as a Professional, playing for some of English football's biggest Managers of the 90s, including Joe Kinnear, George Graham and Glenn Hoddle.
He was included in the 1998 Scotland World Cup squad, and played in the League Cup Final and Championship Play-Off Final.
Neil discusses his time at the Dons with the Crazy Gang, that infamous Beckham, goal and his current role as Leeds United Academy Coach.
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