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FFP Yeah You Know Me

2/17/2020
No Mark Smith this week, so we got the chance to go high brow with expert opinion from Times journalist and ex player Gregor Robertson, and Whistleblower regular Gareth Dobson. Thanks to Miguel Delaney, as he adds bother on the phone while we dissect FFP. thewhistleblowers.net @footballpodcast Produced by Paul Myers and Mike Leigh Engineered by Leon Gorman A Playback Media Production playbackmedia.co.uk Copyright 2020 Playback Media Ltd - playbackmedia.co.uk/copyright

Duration:00:31:13

The Reducer

2/11/2020
It may have been a limited week of Premier League action, but that didn’t stop the pod being packed with powerful chat. Top guest Rhys James joined the boys this week, to talk Sheff Utd, Everton, Spurs and the Milan Derby. With some Winter Break guff thrown in. Enjoy. thewhistleblowers.net @footballpodcast Produced by Paul Myers and Mike Leigh Engineered by Leon Gorman A Playback Media Production playbackmedia.co.uk Copyright 2020 Playback Media Ltd - playbackmedia.co.uk/copyright

Duration:00:34:22

A Spurs Special (One)

2/5/2020
No Mr Smith this week, so Martin Gritton is joined by Gareth Dobson and Mike Leigh as the Whistleblowers do a deep dive on Spurs, with a look at the other weekend games just gone (+ Mike Dean). Enjoy. thewhistleblowers.net @footballpodcast Produced by Paul Myers and Mike Leigh Engineered by Leon Gorman A Playback Media Production playbackmedia.co.uk Copyright 2020 Playback Media Ltd - playbackmedia.co.uk/copyright

Duration:00:30:33

Man Utd Friends And Woes

1/27/2020
Two generations of Pilgers join Mark Smith and Martin Gritton this week, with the FA Cup the main topic of conversation. Journalist and author Sam Pilger (and son Louis) join the hosts to take a closer look at Man United and the problems facing the club this season. Have a listen. thewhistleblowers.net @footballpodcast Produced by Paul Myers and Mike Leigh Engineered by Leon Gorman A Playback Media Production playbackmedia.co.uk Copyright 2020 Playback Media Ltd -...

Duration:00:40:36

A Tale Of Two Marks

1/21/2020
Gritton and Smith are joined by Podfather Mark Webster, who add some Prem chat to the crazy weekend we just had. Don’t believe us?! Listen in here... If you’re looking for that free beer you heard about in this show, go to beer52.com/whistleblowers to find out more thewhistleblowers.net @footballpodcast Produced by Paul Myers and Mike Leigh Engineered by Leon Gorman A Playback Media Production playbackmedia.co.uk Copyright 2020 Playback Media Ltd - playbackmedia.co.uk/copyright

Duration:00:39:18

Weekend At McBurnie’s

1/7/2020
Martin Gritton and Mark Smith are joined by friend of the pod and QPR fan, Dan Trelfer. The three discuss the Championship, the transfer window, plus all the Prem stuff from the weekend... and of course Ollie McBurnie’s appearance at the South Wales derby. Enjoy. If you’re looking for that free beer you heard about in this show, go to beer52.com/whistleblowers to find out more thewhistleblowers.net @footballpodcast Produced by Paul Myers and Mike Leigh Engineered by Leon Gorman A Playback...

Duration:00:41:29

FA Cuppery

1/7/2020
Mark Smith and Martin Gritton are back for 2020 with a cup special, with contributions from not one, but two JPs, on the phone. Jack Pitt-Brooke from The Athletic mulls over Man City’s FA Cup match with Port Vale, in addition to how the competition might be improved. In the second half of the show the hosts are joined by musician (he’s in The Coral), football coach and all round top bloke Jack Prince, who talks through his recent appearance in the sports pages of The Guardian, along with...

Duration:00:35:53

Esprit De Corps

12/18/2019
The final Whistleblowers of the decade! Never fear, we will be back in 2020 - BUT - as a treat, two previous hosts, Stuart Wright and Theo Delaney, join Martin Gritton to go over the recent Premier League action, with a wistful look at the managerial goings on. As ever. Happy holidays everyone! Due to a technical problem the first half of the show had to be recorded sans Theo! If you’re looking for that free beer you heard about in this show, go to beer52.com/whistleblowers to find out more...

Duration:00:45:41

A Weekend For The Big Man

12/9/2019
Mark Smith and Martin Gritton are joined by radio producer and lifelong Man Utd fan, Alex Barnett. The significant Manchester derby victory for Utd is discussed, along with Leicester’s continued rise and the return of Big Dunc. Lovely stuff. thewhistleblowers.net @footballpodcast Produced by Paul Myers and Mike Leigh Engineered by Leon Gorman A Playback Media Production playbackmedia.co.uk Copyright 2019 Playback Media Ltd - playbackmedia.co.uk/copyright

Duration:00:39:30

Watford’s Gap

12/3/2019
Smith and Gritton return and are joined by broadcaster Harry Salvidge as the sack-race dominates chat, in addition to a run down of the rest of last weekend’s action. The Premier League’s foray into the Amazon is also discussed. thewhistleblowers.net @footballpodcast Produced by Paul Myers and Mike Leigh Engineered by Leon Gorman A Playback Media Production playbackmedia.co.uk Copyright 2019 Playback Media Ltd - playbackmedia.co.uk/copyright

Duration:00:34:00

The Infinite Managerial Merry-Go-Round

11/26/2019
The pod digs in and asks which premier league managerial posts AREN’T under threat? With your host this week Gareth Dobson, plus author Richard Foster and Arsenal aficionado Sam Blackman. thewhistleblowers.net @footballpodcast Produced by Paul Myers and Mike Leigh Engineered by Leon Gorman A Playback Media Production playbackmedia.co.uk Copyright 2019 Playback Media Ltd - playbackmedia.co.uk/copyright

Duration:00:38:21

First Blood - Reds

11/11/2019
Mark Smith & Martin Gritton dissect the weekend’s results with YouTube sensation and all round decent bloke, Robbie Knox. As a Liverpool fan, Robbie gladly discussed the victory over City. Gritton talks about his first round FA Cup experience, VAR gets another look and we celebrate Leicester’s continued resurgence. thewhistleblowers.net @footballpodcast Produced by Paul Myers and Mike Leigh Engineered by Leon Gorman A Playback Media Production playbackmedia.co.uk Copyright 2019 Playback...

Duration:00:33:02

Rise Of The Underdogs

11/5/2019
Smith, Gritton, Dobson. The Whistleblower’s very own Salah, Firminho, Mane. Join them for a deep dive on this weekend‘s massive match up between Liverpool and Manchester City. Spurs are given close scrutiny plus action from the games just gone. thewhistleblowers.net @footballpodcast Produced by Paul Myers and Mike Leigh Engineered by Leon Gorman A Playback Media Production playbackmedia.co.uk Copyright 2019 Playback Media Ltd - playbackmedia.co.uk/copyright

Duration:00:34:31

X Rated Weekend

10/29/2019
Mark Smith and Martin Gritton are joined by author & QPR fan Dan Trelfer as we unpack the weekend of Premier League action; starting with Freaky Friday at St Mary’s, x-rated Xhaka, the rising Red Devils, a haunted looking Spurs and a charming Chelsea. Yes it’s Halloween thewhistleblowers.net @footballpodcast Produced by Paul Myers and Mike Leigh Engineered by Leon Gorman A Playback Media Production playbackmedia.co.uk Copyright 2019 Playback Media Ltd - playbackmedia.co.uk/copyright

Duration:00:32:20

The Championship Is The Best League In The World Don’t @ Me

10/22/2019
Mark is joined by regular contributor and Spurs fan Gareth Dobson and Chris Duncan, our newly appointed Championship correspondent. The trio discuss Arsenal’s nonsense display at Sheffield United and generally get a bit angry at VAR. thewhistleblowers.net @footballpodcast Produced by Paul Myers and Mike Leigh Engineered by Leon Gorman A Playback Media Production playbackmedia.co.uk Copyright 2019 Playback Media Ltd - playbackmedia.co.uk/copyright

Duration:00:34:09

Fold Or Die

10/15/2019
What a weekend. Jack Pitt-Brooke gives his first hand excellence from England’s eventful away games. We urge you to listen. We are also joined by West Essex General Manager Dan Reading who talks about the importance of Non-league Day. Mark Smith and Martin Gritton host. thewhistleblowers.net @footballpodcast Produced by Paul Myers and Mike Leigh Engineered by Leon Gorman A Playback Media Production playbackmedia.co.uk Copyright 2019 Playback Media Ltd - playbackmedia.co.uk/copyright

Duration:00:30:38

The Wheels Are Falling Off

10/8/2019
Mark is joined by Theo Delaney from the Spurs Show and the pair lay into the clubs who have managed to fall apart at the seams already. In a bout of insane knee-jerkism they even manage to include Man City in this category. Stupid? Yes. thewhistleblowers.net @footballpodcast Produced by Paul Myers and Mike Leigh Engineered by Leon Gorman A Playback Media Production playbackmedia.co.uk Copyright 2019 Playback Media Ltd - playbackmedia.co.uk/copyrightht

Duration:00:34:11

Gritts Is Back

10/1/2019
Mark Smith welcomes Martin Gritton back to the studio, to talk Derby and drink, lovely Leicester, Man Utd and much more. The pair are joined by legendary photographer Stuart Roy Clarke (Homes of Football) who shares tales from the road behind the camera. Enjoy! thewhistleblowers.net @footballpodcast Produced by Paul Myers and Mike Leigh Engineered by Leon Gorman A Playback Media Production playbackmedia.co.uk Copyright 2019 Playback Media Ltd - playbackmedia.co.uk/copyright

Duration:00:33:16

Cathedral On The Hill

9/24/2019
Mark is joined by Paul Doolan from The Newcastle Natter and the pair discuss the Magpies for, if anything, too long. Martin Gritton joins on the phone and sings the praises of Man City for, if anything, too long. thewhistleblowers.net @footballpodcast Produced by Paul Myers and Mike Leigh Engineered by Leon Gorman A Playback Media Production playbackmedia.co.uk Copyright 2019 Playback Media Ltd - playbackmedia.co.uk/copyright

Duration:00:32:51

Three Little Brothers

9/17/2019
On a big champions league night regular host is Gritts is away on commentary duty...at Crawley vs Plymouth. Mark is instead joined by Gareth Dobson and Theo Delaney and the trio discuss the importance of centre backs partnerships, the brilliance of Norwich and the race for the top 6. Also includes a recommendation for a curry house in Turnpike Lane. Want some free beer? Go to MatchPint.co.uk/app and use code ‘WHISTLE’ to join the The Whistleblowers league. Make your predictions on televised...

Duration:00:33:15