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No gimmicks, no nonsense. A show for football fans BY football fans. Have a listen as we discuss the latest news and results on a weekly basis, interview people involved in the game in many capacities, and more! We're on Twitter @Shootthedefence and have a Patreon page where exclusive content is available: https://www.patreon.com/ShootTheDefence

No gimmicks, no nonsense. A show for football fans BY football fans. Have a listen as we discuss the latest news and results on a weekly basis, interview people involved in the game in many capacities, and more! We're on Twitter @Shootthedefence and have a Patreon page where exclusive content is available: https://www.patreon.com/ShootTheDefence
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United Kingdom

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No gimmicks, no nonsense. A show for football fans BY football fans. Have a listen as we discuss the latest news and results on a weekly basis, interview people involved in the game in many capacities, and more! We're on Twitter @Shootthedefence and have a Patreon page where exclusive content is available: https://www.patreon.com/ShootTheDefence

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English

Contact:

07955621176


Episodes

Sagi Burton & Chris Iwelumo

9/12/2019
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Stel and former Crystal Palace defender Sagi Burton are joined by ex Wolves, Stoke, Brighton and Scotland striker Chris Iwelumo on a very special edition of Shoot The Defence. Sagi and Chris talk about how they met and their experiences playing for rivals Stoke and Port Vale despite being close friends. We discuss racism in football and society as a whole, how the national curriculum can make a difference when it comes to inclusion and equality, and barriers people face entering the media...

Duration:00:57:49

The Late Fitness Test | Season 2019-2020 | Episode 7

9/12/2019
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Ben Dinnery, Johnny Wilson and Stel return with another action packed episode of The Late Fitness Test. Ben kicks off the show with an injury update for #FPL fans who are eagerly awaiting the return of domestic football, following a week of international football. The panel discuss the role "Miracle Men" Pier Paolo Mariani and Eduardo Santos play in the rehabilitation of footballers and how returning to fitness after a short period of time on the sidelines could be detrimental to their...

Duration:00:54:57

International Roundup And Other News

9/10/2019
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Stel and Rhodri Giggs host with the returning Little Andy and Christian Pallari to discuss (some of) the recent internationals and other news making the headlines. Rhodri shares his thoughts on Wales' back to back victories before the panel discuss England's defensive issues following their 5-3 win over Kosovo. Holland's new era under Koeman and their tag as favourites for Euro 2020 is on the agenda and Stel asks the team if Hazard's absence from Belgian's squad is a good thing for them. The...

Duration:01:09:04

The Late Fitness Test | Season 2019-2020 | Episode 6 | Special Guest Matt Wood

9/5/2019
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This week Ben Dinnery, Johnny Wilson and Stel are joined by Matt Wood, former Head of Academy Sports Science at Bury Football Club to discuss his time at the club & how its expulsion from the EFL has affected him. We touch on Laporte's injury blow, players pulling out of their national team squad's and Ben Foster's sweet tooth! Music: www.bensound.com (http://www.bensound.com/) " or "Royalty Free Music from Bensound (https://www.bensound.com/) "

Duration:01:18:01

Esports & Belgian football catch up with Mr Doorey

9/2/2019
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FIFA coach and analyst Mr Doorey returns as we discuss his Esports path since last appearing on the show and delve into what's already looking like a very interesting Jupiler League campaign. We talk about the racial abuse Romelu Lukaku encountered at Cagliari, Adnan Januzaj's future at Sociedad, the importance of Divock Origi to Liverpool and Belgium and Michy Batshuayi's yo-yo career. -------------------------------------------------------- Show sponsored by the Name That Player app....

Duration:00:59:23

"Two points dropped for Arsenal and Lucci Kebab." - Episode 5, Season 2019-2020

9/1/2019
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Stel, Rhodri Giggs, Little Andy and Hammad review the weekend's Premier League games some of Europe's major results. We begin with the North London Derby where Arsenal fought back from 2-0 down to earn a point against Spurs, although the panel firmly believe this is 2 points dropped for the Gunners. Andy talks about his Liverpool side's win over Burnley before the panel delve into Manchester United's transitional phase. VAR is also a topic of discussion as three incorrect refereeing...

Duration:01:24:45

The Late Fitness Test | Season 2019-2020 | Episode 5 | Special Guest Roy Carroll

8/30/2019
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Former Manchester United and Northern Ireland international goalkeeper Roy Carroll joins Ben Dinnery, Johnny Wilson and Stel on this special edition of The Late Fitness Test. Roy talks about how a change in playing style contributed to the groin injury he sustained after returning from Greece having played out there for 3 years, the difference playing in a warm climate makes when recovering from existing injuries, and the mental strength required when playing week in week out as a...

Duration:01:05:55

La Liga chat with Semra Hunter

8/29/2019
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This episode Stel is joined by the superb Semra Hunter, host of LaLiga Live for LaLiga TV. We discuss the transfer activity of Spain's big 3, with Barcelona preparing for life after Messi and the possible return of Neymar being a major talking point. Semra tells us about Zidane's return to Real Madrid, his relationship with Gareth Bale, Real's demanding supporters and the Paul Pogba transfer rumour. Atleti's summer spending and the acquisition of Joao Felix is another topic of discussion as...

Duration:00:44:59

#KV with Leon Knight - "Twitter don't care about racist accounts!"

8/29/2019
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Leon Knight gives his opinions on several topics in another top KV! Leon talks about Arsenal's start to the season, his reaction to the Kovalev-Yarde fight, 888.com's "Shearer vs Kane" debate, Aubameyang's Arsenal career so far, and whether or not he believes Twitter will do anything to suspend racist accounts.

Duration:00:24:16

"Xakha the Marmite footballer, questions marks on Pochettino, Bolton on the brink of liquidation and souVlARkia " - Episode 4, Season 2019-2020

8/26/2019
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Stel, Rhodri Giggs, Sagi Burton and Steve McCarthy go through a boat load of topics in another action packed show. We kick off the show with a review of Liverpool's 3-1 win over Arsenal, where David Luiz had a game to forget. Same applies for Marcus Rashford whose penalty miss against Crystal Palace isn't scrutinised half as much as his failure to track Van Aanholt for the eagles' winner. United's loss leads to the panel discussing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's managerial future and the importance...

Duration:01:15:52

The Late Fitness Test | Season 2019-2020 | Episode 4

8/22/2019
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Episode 4 of The Late Fitness Test with Ben Dinnery, Johnny Wilson and Stel is here! This week, the lads discuss Leroy Sane's controversial decision to undergo knee surgery in Austria, choosing Professor Fink, who has strong links to the German National Team and Bayern Munich. Naby Keita's frustrating injury record is on the agenda, along with Eric Bailly's knee injury as Johnny reveals some concerning news about its severity. There's also a chat about Danny Welbeck's treadmill endurance...

Duration:01:05:54

"Paul Pogba is an easy target and Aubameyang feels right at home" - Episode 3, Season 2019-2020

8/20/2019
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Stel and Rhodri Giggs are joined by Conor Dunford and Ben Dinnery to review the weekend's Premier League results and delve into the Bundesliga and La Liga action. The unfair (and predictable) criticism of Paul Pogba takes centre stage as United draw at Wolves, whilst the VAR decision to rule out Gabriel Jesus' winner against Spurs is put under the microscope. Conor believes Southampton fans have nothing to panic about despite their second consecutive loss. Unfortunately Ben can't say the...

Duration:00:53:28

ON THE DECKS | EPISODE 1, PART 2 | I WAS ACCUSED OF ASSAULTING A STEWARD

8/19/2019
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Stel (Shoot The Defence), former Crystal Palace defender Sagi Burton and UK Garage legend Martin Liberty Larner host part two of the debut episode of On The Decks. Martin talks about how he became a DJ, the evolution of 2Step Garage, the commercial boom in 98 & being the person to give So Solid Crew a break having played "Oh No" first in a club. Sagi tells us about being blacklisted by certain managers, his worst performance and an incident with a steward where he was falsely accused of...

Duration:00:26:48

ON THE DECKS | EPISODE 1, PART 1 | I'VE BEEN HELD AT GUNPOINT!

8/19/2019
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Stel (Shoot The Defence), former Crystal Palace defender Sagi Burton and UK Garage legend Martin Liberty Larner host part one of the debut episode of On The Decks. The lads get stuck in to numerous unplanned subjects relating to UKG and football. Sagi and Martin begin by comparing the grassroots stage of football and DJ'ing, and how the dynamic has changed in both industries over the years. Martin later shares some shocking stories where his life was in danger before and after a set, whilst...

Duration:00:25:51

The Late Fitness Test | Season 2019-2020 | Episode 3

8/16/2019
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Episode 3 of The Late Fitness Test with Ben Dinnery, Johnny Wilson and Stel is here! This week, the lads discuss Kieran Tierney's record breaking vertical jump, Sane's ACL, Allison's opening day injury, Jack Wilshere's decision to see his own physio and any other injury updates for the FPL crew! Music: www.bensound.com (http://www.bensound.com/) " or "Royalty Free Music from Bensound (https://www.bensound.com/) "

Duration:01:14:18

"Pogba's main problem is that he tries too hard on the pitch" - Episode 2, Season 2019-2020

8/13/2019
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Stel & Rhodri Giggs are joined by Dave and Eric from the 2 Rash Challenges podcast to review the opening games of the Premier League season. The lads open the show by discussing Liverpool's emphatic win against Norwich and question Daniel Farke's game plan. Man City's traditional away victory at West Ham is touched on before the panel dissect Frank Lampard's team selection in Chelsea's 4-0 destruction at Manchester United. Speaking of United, Stel and Rhodri delve into the club's summer...

Duration:00:48:05

The Late Fitness Test | Season 2019-2020 | Episode 2

8/8/2019
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Ben Dinnery, Johnny Wilson and Stel sit down to discuss the latest injury updates ahead of the opening day of the new Premier League season. Ben provides crucial information on injuries to James Milner, Leroy Sane, Juan Foyth and Alex Tettey, whilst Johnny shares his expert opinions on several player absences - debunking the Dele Alli hamstring injury myth.

Duration:01:15:37

"Eriksen over Dybala. No brainer." - Episode 1, Season 2019-2020

8/7/2019
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Dubul Dee hosts the first show of the new season with Rhodri Giggs, Conor Dunford and Coach Kojo. The lads discuss the Community Shield and transfer news as the transfer window is about to be slammed shut! Show sponsored by the Name That Player app. Download here - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.julian.ntpnamethatplayer&hl=en_GB - https://apps.apple.com/bt/app/name-that-player/id1422381109 Intro theme is Topps - Social Download here Apple Music -...

Duration:00:55:37

The Late Fitness Test | Season 2019-2020 | Episode 1

8/2/2019
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Ben Dinnery, Johnny Wilson and Stel record the first episode of The Late Fitness Test. The lads discuss FIFPRO's "At The Limit" report where 16 elite footballers were analysed over the last 12 months. Many of whom are at risk of "match overload" - Sadio Mane and Son Heung-Min being 2 of the 16. Ben provides team news ahead of the Community Shield match between Manchester City and Liverpool, whilst Johnny gives his expert opinion on player recovery. There's also some Fantasy Football talk as...

Duration:00:43:00

#KV with Leon Knight - Listener questions & Women's World Cup

7/16/2019
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Leon Knight returns with another KV, answering questioners from the listeners and giving his take on stories from the game. Many thanks to @Expatgoonah & @luke_welsh for your questions

Duration:00:30:40