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That Peter Crouch Podcast

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Peter Crouch, Tom Fordyce and Chris Stark bring you their guide to being a professional footballer. #backstronger

Peter Crouch, Tom Fordyce and Chris Stark bring you their guide to being a professional footballer. #backstronger

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United Kingdom

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BBC

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Peter Crouch, Tom Fordyce and Chris Stark bring you their guide to being a professional footballer. #backstronger

Language:

English


Episodes

That Messages Episode

4/20/2021
After reaching uncharted territory this series it’s time to reset. Crouchy and the boys want to devote this episode to best contributions from the listeners. You’ll learn about footballers’ favourite game that nobody knew about, how Fridays become sacred for players and a strange 30 seconds in Pete’s living room.

Duration:00:53:44

That Club Staff Episode

4/13/2021
Crouchy shines a light on the more unfashionable roles at a Premier League football club including the press officer, the physio and the assistant manager. Chris makes a huge pledge to Peter, and Tom suggests an old Stoke team-mate to take up a role that nobody knew needed filling until this podcast was recorded.

Duration:00:55:00

That Hotels Episode

4/6/2021
Crouchy tells us what really happens when an entire football team pitches up at a hotel. From issues with wi-fi, strict managers banning things from the kitchen and players who crash weddings, here’s your guide to staying in hotels as if you’re a professional footballer. Chris and Tom discuss more Dragons Den ideas and Peter thinks we’ve found ‘the one’.

Duration:00:52:13

That Set-Pieces Episode

3/30/2021
Deemed by some as an ‘ugly’ way to score a goal, it’s our job to highlight the beauty of a set-piece. Crouchy describes how much work goes into them, the different roles everyone plays and how best to exploit them. Chris updates us on more Dragons debating the best player in the world and Tom has a plan for the ‘Crouch Olympics’

Duration:00:50:51

That Centre-Forwards Episode

3/23/2021
This is the episode where Crouchy hopes to persuade Tom, Chris and everyone listening that playing up front is the most difficult position to play. The long-awaited billboard is finally in position - though not without a few issues - plus the boys analyse more potential money-spinning ideas from listeners.

Duration:00:49:20

That Rivalries Episode

3/16/2021
There are rivalries everywhere in football; local derbies, competition for places and battles between managers all contribute to the game’s biggest rivalries. Crouchy discusses why strikers all legitimately hate each other and what it is like playing in a game where two huge rivals are on the pitch. The boys also hear from the Dragon’s Den about some business opportunities.

Duration:00:51:56

That Stats Episode

3/9/2021
Peter Crouch details how stats and analysis have become ingrained in football, which results in players taking a huge interest in how their data is interpreted. The boys analyse some of Crouchy’s own stats including the controversial XG or ‘expected goals’ and we get more details on the pod’s new billboard which is designed and produced by Crouchy himself.

Duration:00:47:18

That Entourage Episode

3/2/2021
Crouchy and the boys discuss the key players in a footballer’s entourage. From mates on the payroll to family members helping out, you’ll hear about it all. Plus the vital role of a ‘Player Liaison Officer’ is finally given the credit it deserves. What would footballers do without them?

Duration:00:47:29

That Youth Team Episode

2/23/2021
Crouchy describes what a young player goes through in order to make it to the top, how David Ginola helped out and why garage tunes were so important. The boys set themselves a new implausible challenge and want some help submitting architect drawings to Mike Ashley.

Duration:00:50:37

That Milestone Episode

2/16/2021
The boys are back with their fifth series of the pod and take the opportunity to catch up after six months apart. Crouchy had his 40th birthday, so there's discussion about how a footballer should celebrate such a milestone and the boys try to work out when Peter was at 'Peak Crouch'. After completing the 4th and 5th Round FA Cup draws, Crouchy reveals what really goes on behind the scenes and makes clear his ambition to progress to higher profile draws. Gianni Infantino, are you listening?...

Duration:00:46:02

Big News - Series Five incoming

2/10/2021
It's been a long time coming but the boys are back (stronger) with an announcement about Series 5 and Crouchy promises to bring a bit of 'sunshine' into everyone's life.

Duration:00:10:16

That Prince William Episode

7/28/2020
In a scenario almost impossible to imagine at the inception of this podcast, the boys head to Kensington Palace to eat Samrat samosas with the Duke of Cambridge. Slightly overawed and in inappropriate clothing, they hear from the future king of the realm about his love of Aston Villa, whether he could get the England manager sacked and if he would consider Crouchy for his six-a-side team. In return he offers beer, decent whisky and a special delivery from a podcast favourite.

Duration:00:47:03

WFH: Pub Finale (brief) update

7/21/2020
A week before the pub finale, this update from Crouchy may not give you confidence that he can deliver - but have we ever let you down before?

Duration:00:02:12

WFH: Moats, Lucinda Pool and Mr Tumble

7/14/2020
Can the boys get back in the pub? Should doors be abandoned? And should Crouchy invest in a moat? Plus find out if we have found the nation's youngest Ian.

Duration:00:35:58

WFH: With Theo Walcott

7/7/2020
Crouchy's former England teammate Theo Walcott joins the pod. Hear about why a camcorder played such a big role in his first World Cup squad and why he had to turn down a role in a Harry Potter film.

Duration:00:46:30

WFH: Beckham, Sweden and Bango

6/30/2020
Among the perils of working from home, Crouchy reveals why Wayne Rooney went in goal for David Beckham, his escapades during a Swedish summer and there's news of a Bango in Angola

Duration:00:38:12

WFH: With Sean Dyche

6/23/2020
Crouchy's old gaffer reveals how he signed Peter for Burnley whilst at a festival, discusses the time he gave Danny Dyer a team-talk and the boys attempt to make up a new name.

Duration:00:43:41

WFH: With Louis Theroux and Liam Gallagher

6/16/2020
Louis Theroux & Liam Gallagher help the boys return from their mid-season break. There's discussion on American swingers, rock 'n roll athletes and a Premier League manager's XI. Crouchy launches a campaign to save the name 'Ian', reveals why 'Iains' are 'no good' and there's a vital clue as the boys push to get Banksy involved in the pod.

Duration:00:38:22

WFH: The 16th Chapel

6/9/2020
Many thought it could never be done, but all of Crouchy's hard work during the break has paid off. The Roy Keane gallery is now a reality. The boys take stock of their achievement and wonder whether the art world will ever be the same again.

Duration:00:05:30

WFH: With Tony Pulis

5/21/2020
Tony Pulis joins the pod to chat the reason behind the cap and how he discovered Rory Delap’s long throw. Plus the plans for the Roy Keane gallery take the next step.

Duration:00:36:02