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Football is our national sport, no matter where you're from! The Whistleblowers takes a weekly look at what's going on in soccer and is not afraid to blow the whistle on the controversies the newspapers are too afraid to report! Join him and his regular celebrity guests by subscribing now to see what the hell you're missing! *The Whistleblowers is brought to you by Playback Media, the makers of the Internet's most popular Arsenal, Spurs, West Ham, Rangers, Liverpool and Man Utd. podcasts, so you should know what to expect!

Football is our national sport, no matter where you're from! The Whistleblowers takes a weekly look at what's going on in soccer and is not afraid to blow the whistle on the controversies the newspapers are too afraid to report! Join him and his regular celebrity guests by subscribing now to see what the hell you're missing! *The Whistleblowers is brought to you by Playback Media, the makers of the Internet's most popular Arsenal, Spurs, West Ham, Rangers, Liverpool and Man Utd. podcasts, so you should know what to expect!

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United Kingdom

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Football is our national sport, no matter where you're from! The Whistleblowers takes a weekly look at what's going on in soccer and is not afraid to blow the whistle on the controversies the newspapers are too afraid to report! Join him and his regular celebrity guests by subscribing now to see what the hell you're missing! *The Whistleblowers is brought to you by Playback Media, the makers of the Internet's most popular Arsenal, Spurs, West Ham, Rangers, Liverpool and Man Utd. podcasts, so you should know what to expect!

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English


Episodes

Quarantine #2 - The Music One

4/7/2020
Gritts is joined by the specialists for this pod, with Wichita Records Manager Gareth Dobson and musical lexicon John Brewin churning through the chequered history of music and football. 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 -...

Duration:00:48:25

Quarantine #1

3/31/2020
First remote one from the team, Martin Gritton is joined by journalists Miguel Delaney and John Brewin to discuss the implications of the current situation on EPL, EFL and beyond. As Mig has covered recent developments of how to finish the league as well as how to void it, it’s well worth a listen. 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...

Duration:00:27:30

All Killer No Filler

3/16/2020
In the first show since all the football in the world was cancelled, Mark Smith and Stuart Laws attempt to distract listeners from the ominous nightmare that lurks beyond. With no actual football to be insightful and humorous about, the pair bang on about their favourite games from the past for a bit and then just sort of stop. Get in touch with the boys @footballpodcast and help drive some goddamn content. If you’re looking for that free beer you heard about in this show, go to...

Duration:00:28:02

The Week Jose Finally Cracked (Again)

3/10/2020
Mark Smith is joined by Stuart Laws after what some (Mark) are calling the best weekend of football so far this season. The pair chat about United and Chelsea being good and Jose being outside of his mind. If you’re looking for that free beer you heard about in this show, go to beer52.com/whistleblowers to find out more Football Today is the podcast you heard within our podcast today. If you like getting into the analytics of the beautiful game subscribe now at...

Duration:00:39:08

Triller With The Villa

3/2/2020
Mark is joined by comedian and Spurs fan Stuart Laws who seems absolutely intent that Spurs are still going to finish above Leicester. The Carabao Cup final is discussed and the pair decide if anyone has a more punchable face than Real Madrid’s Vicinius Jr. If you’re looking for that free beer you heard about in this show, go to beer52.com/whistleblowers to find out more Football Today is the podcast you heard within our podcast today. If you like getting into the analytics of the beautiful...

Duration:00:38:20

Pilgrim’s Progress

2/24/2020
Back to lowbrow as Mark Smith returns, luckily the dynamic duo are joined by a real celeb - Bastille’s Chris Wood (Woody) - who talks about his beloved Plymouth Argyle, band stuff and general footy. It’s a cracker. 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...

Duration:00:33:55

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