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A Weekend For The Big Man

12/9/2019
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

Duration:00:33:15

Gracia Gracia

9/10/2019
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Mark Smith and Martin Gritton were joined by legendary broadcaster Jonny Gould (Villa) and fellow commentator and broadcaster Harry Salvidge (Watford) in a recap of the internationals plus a look at the going on in the Prem over the last week. Tune in here. 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 Premier League games and your perfect prediction will win you a Budweiser, with other...

Duration:00:35:08

The Death Of Football Banter

8/28/2019
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Big Gritts is away this week so Mark is joined instead by comedian, producer and freelance football journo Stuart Laws. They talk about the demise of Bury and the ascent of football club’s ‘banter’ on social media. Plus both hosts are outraged at Manchester United’s lack of depth. And the boys are joined by Grimsby Town’s favourite (?) son - Lloyd Griffith. thewhistleblowers.net @footballpodcast Produced by Paul Myers and Mike Leigh Engineered by Leon Gorman A Playback Media Production...

Duration:00:34:56

The Pogba Problem

8/21/2019
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This week resident Whistleblowers Martin Gritton and Mark Smith bring in broadcaster Tony Lockwood and Spurs Show host Mike Leigh to discuss the weeks Prem matches, the drama, the VARtache. It might be early but this includes tips for the drop (the relegation battle has begun), Man Utd, Everton, Tottenham, Chelsea, Lampard's difficult start and of course Pogba's problem. Want to know what pub to watch your team in? Want some free beer? Go to MatchPint.co.uk/app and use code ‘WHISTLE’ to...

Duration:00:34:43

Same But Different But Same

8/12/2019
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Gameweek 1 with Smith & Gritton back from their summer sabbaticals. BAU in the Premier League but plenty to talk about, comedian Rhys James leaves a message for the lads from his Edinburgh lodgings. You can see him at the Fringe if you’re up there - 6:30pm at The Pleasance every night. 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 -...

Duration:00:31:43

Bonus Whistleblowers: Europe Finals Special!

5/28/2019
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Hosts Mark Smith and Martin Gritton are joined by Mike Leigh from The Spurs Show to take a look at the biggest game of the season, with balance from Whistleblowers regular and LFC fan, Stuart Wright. The Chelsea v Arsenal Europa League in Baku gets a look too. Join us! The Whistleblowers is backed for the season by Ladbrokes. Check out the latest offers and odds at bet.thewhistleblowers.net thewhistleblowers.net @footballpodcast Produced by Paul Myers and Mike Leigh Engineered by Leon Gorman...

Duration:00:31:55

This Is The End

5/13/2019
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This is the end, beautiful friends, the end - we invited everyone to chip in, all the greats, so please enjoy all the takes from: Gareth Dobson - Spurs man Sam Pilger - MUFC Alan Alger - Gooner Robbie Knox - LFC Dan Trelfer - QPR Jack Pitt-Brooke - City and Indy writer Miguel Delaney - Indy chief football writer Jonathan Liew - Chief sports writer Indy Mark Smith and Martin Gritton welcome a return of the podfather Mark Webster. Join us for one last go. The Whistleblowers is backed for the...

Duration:00:21:36

The Podigal Son

5/8/2019
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The Podigal Son returns from America - welcome back Mark Smith. Alongside Martin Gritton, they deconstruct the Liverpool Barca comeback with the Independent’s chief football writer Miguel Delaney - who was only at the bloody game! Tune in to hear about top team tempo, United’s malaise, yoga car accidents and much more. The Whistleblowers is backed for the season by Ladbrokes. Check out the latest offers and odds at bet.thewhistleblowers.net thewhistleblowers.net @footballpodcast Produced by...

Duration:00:32:05

PFA Hangover

4/29/2019
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Martin Gritton and Lloyd Griffith ramble through a PFA awards hangover, with input from The Independent’s Jack Pitt-Brooke on the blower and Mark Smith dials in from a toilet in Orlando. Championship Champions, Premier League probables and Lloyd’s love of Grimsby complete the content. Enjoy. The Whistleblowers is backed for the season by Ladbrokes. Check out the latest offers and odds at bet.thewhistleblowers.net thewhistleblowers.net @footballpodcast Produced by Paul Myers and Mike Leigh...

Duration:00:28:01