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Mike Bacon delves deeper into the vibrant world of non-league football in Suffolk.

Mike Bacon delves deeper into the vibrant world of non-league football in Suffolk.
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United Kingdom

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Mike Bacon delves deeper into the vibrant world of non-league football in Suffolk.

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English


Episodes

26: #26 Stuart Boardley, Danny Bloomfield & Rick Andrews... A look back, a look forward... Part 2

5/24/2019
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Join host MIKE BACON and co-host CARL MARSTON as they chat with some of the region's non-league managers. Leiston's Stuart Boardley, Felixstowe & Walton's Danny Bloomfield and Stowmarket's Rick Andrews are the guests in an hour-long podcast with varied and fascinating subjects. From the importance of the dressing room, to social media, sin-bins, hopes for the seasons ahead.... and much more... including, everyone's favourite crisps!

Duration:00:58:25

25: #25 Mark Morsley, Ben Chenery & Damian Brown.... A look back, a look forward... Part 1

5/17/2019
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The season may be over but there is still plenty to talk about. Join host MIKE BACON and co-host CARL MARSTON for another non-league podcast. And who better to chat with than two of west Suffolk's top managers, Mark Morsley (AFC Sudbury) and Ben Chenery (Bury Town). Plus they are joined by assistant coach at Suffolk & Ipswich League champions Crane Sports, Damian Brown. A look back, a look forward, controversial moments, highlights, lowlights, the FA, Easter Eggs, what more can you ask from...

Duration:00:54:26

24: #24 SIL Special. Featuring Damian Brown, Robbie Smythe, Alex Day and Carl Wilkins

4/26/2019
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Join host MIKE BACON and co-host CARL MARSTON as we chat football with our non-league guests. The Suffolk & Ipswich League is the main topic of conversation with four of the SIL's well-known figures. Crane Sports' Damian Brown, Henley's Robbie Smythe, Grundisburgh's Alex Day and Benhall St Mary's Carl Wilkins in an hour-long special. From pitches and referees, to Klopp, Eric Bristow, Vikings and daffodils... It's our most diverse non-league pod to date!

Duration:01:01:56

23: #23 James Hawkins, Ian Cornforth & Danny Bloomfield

4/12/2019
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Join host MIKE BACON and co-host CARL MARSTON for another packed non-league podcast. This week the pair are joined by Haughley joint boss James Hawkins, Leiston Reserves manager Ian Cornforth and Felixstowe & Walton assistant manager, Danny Bloomfield. Lots of discussion, including the subject of racism in the game. We also look at standards, on and off the pitch, what it's like being a manager, travel, leagues and just as importantly... orange juice... with or without bits!

Duration:00:57:42

22: #22 Sean Rea, Anthony Fryatt & Billy Holland

4/5/2019
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Three great guests join host Mike Bacon and co-host Carl Marston on the Non-League Podcast. Woodbridge Town skipper Sean Rea, Framlingham first-team coach Anthony Fryatt and AFC Sudbury schemer Billy Holland discuss the non-league game. Topics this week include agents, pitches, referees, fines and is it a KFC Krushem or McDonalds thick shake? Plus, the pro teams they support, red cards and the lowdown on their clubs' season.

Duration:00:51:23

20: #20 Jamie Godbold, Freya Louis, Amber Sparkes & James Starling (aka deejamvlogs!)

3/22/2019
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An array of non-league talent including vloggers, players and managers, join host MIKE BACON and CARL MARSTON in this one-hour special. Lowestoft Town boss Jamie Godbold, Needham Market ladies Freya Louis and Amber Sparkes, as well as non-league vlogger James Starling entertain with a fun-packed podcast covering a host of topics. From the Trawlerboys recent upsurge in form, to the two cup finals the Needham ladies can look forward to... And some vlog thoughts with Deejamvlogs! Plus, the...

Duration:01:02:02

19: #19 Andy Wilding & Tony Armstrong

3/15/2019
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Forthright views from the chairmen of Felixstowe & Walton, Andy Wilding, and Harwich & Parkeston's Tony Armstrong. They join host Mike Bacon and co-host Carl Marston for a fun chat, with some serious issues t'boot! No holds-barred thoughts here! Players' wages, standard of non-league today, on-line programmes, Article 50! Phew! On top of all that, one of them played in the FA Cup third round at Stoke City for Tilbury in 1978? Enjoy that story... And more.

Duration:00:48:05

18: #18 Cemal Ramadan & Joe Francis

3/8/2019
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Join host Mike Bacon and co-host Carl Marston with hot-shot strikers, Bury Town's Cemal Ramadan and Felixstowe & Walton's Joe Francis. With some classic tales, including stories from the dressing room, fun and games at previous clubs, Sunday morning football... And more! Young players today! How the non-league game in the region has improved... Or has it? Sit back and enjoy....

Duration:00:49:25

17: #17 Richard Neal & Keith Nunn

3/1/2019
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Join host Mike Bacon and co-host Carl Marston, alongside Suffolk FA chief executive Richard Neal and Needham Market chairman Keith Nunn. From their times as players, to their current experiences as fans, the pair of them cover a raft of topics, some serious... And some not so. From Richard's trekking to Everest Base Camp to Keith's time playing for BP. Is it 3G or grass they prefer? Corrie or EastEnders? And thoughts on the 'Weymouth Incident'. Also... Why is Mike looking forward to some...

Duration:00:47:35

16: #16 Christian Appleford, Iain Radnor & Ian Brown

2/22/2019
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Join host Mike Bacon and his three top non-league guests... Hadleigh boss Christian Appleford, Crane Sports manager Iain Radnor and former pro player, as well as non-league player and manager, Ian Brown. So much to chat and laugh about, it was extended to an hour! With so many topics covered, including, the guys' times as players and managers, today's footwear, today's non-league players, pitches, reserve teams, Kenny Rogers, Upton Park, moulded studs... ...And lots more.

Duration:01:00:23

15: #15 Jack Sibbons & Lee Norfolk

2/15/2019
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Join host Mike Bacon and co-host Carl Marston as they chat non-league with Brantham player/coach Jack Sibbons and AFC Sudbury coach Lee Norfolk. Subjects include loan players from pro clubs, the rise of Suffolk non-league, long lost football grounds we miss. And who watches Poldark?.... Plenty of banter and fun. Enjoy! Catch The Non League Podcast on iTunes.

Duration:00:45:29

14: #14 Russell Ward & Andy Coote

2/8/2019
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Joining Mike Bacon and Carl Marston this week on The Non-League Podcast are Bury Town chairman of nearly 20 years, Russell Ward and Suffolk & Ipswich League player/manager of Achilles, Andy Coote. From the legal 7-dayer, to the not-so-legal 'tapping up' of players, there are plenty of strongly-held opinions from Russell and Andy. VAR, the Sin Bin, money, local derbies... And who is your favourite... Roy Keane or Sven Goran Eriksson? (but for what?)

Duration:00:47:50

13: #13 Paul Musgrove & Mark Goldfinch

2/1/2019
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Mike Bacon and Carl Marston are joined by 'Muzzy' and 'Goldy' for this week's Non League Podcast as they talk all things non-league. Paul Musgrove, assistant boss of Stowmarket Town and Mark Goldfinch, joint boss at Ipswich Wanderers, enjoy the chat, even reminiscing the time they played together for Suffolk U19s at the Baseball Ground, Derby... that was 35 minutes taken up! The four take a look at many aspects of the current non-league game, as well as dive into the dramatic opinions of...

Duration:00:44:07

12: #12 Andy Crisp & Luke Hillyard

1/25/2019
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In this week's Non-League Podcast, join Leiston chairman Andy Crisp and Felixstowe & Walton Reserve team boss Luke Hillyard, as they chat all things non-league to host Mike Bacon and co-host Carl Marston. The challenges of ground grading through to the enjoyment of bringing young players through the non-league game. The joys of the SIL, the not so much fun of long travel. Plus, Andy and Luke's favourite albums, best players seen and why AFC Sudbury should be looking forward to this...

Duration:00:44:47

11: #11 Ben Chenery & Alan Lee

1/18/2019
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On this week's Non League Podcast, join host Mike Bacon and co-host Carl Marston, alongside Bury Town first-team boss Ben Chenery and former Ipswich Town and Republic of Ireland international, Alan Lee, as they talk non-league, Ipswich Town and more. From their time in the pro game to what the pair hope to achieve at Ram Meadow, listen along.... With some fun stories inter-mixed. Plus, thoughts on the new 'sin bin' rules coming to Step 7 next season. And 'spygate'.... their thoughts.

Duration:00:45:18

10: #10 Nathan Munson MBE & Tom Rothery

1/11/2019
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Join Needham Market goalkeeping coach and former Colchester United goalkeeper Nathan Munson MBE, as well as Brightlingsea Regent first-team manager Tom Rothery for lively chat and non-league gossip. From long midweek trips that some sides have to make, to reserve sides playing at Step 6\. Is that good or bad? Mike Bacon and Carl Marston join Nathan and Tom, who also tell us what they would do if they were Mauricio Pochettino and got offered the Manchester United job (stay at Needham and...

Duration:00:45:13

9: #9 Carlos Edwards

1/4/2019
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In a Non-League Podcast special, join Woodbridge Town's Carlos Edwards for a fascinating insight into his current time in non-league. The former Ipswich Town and Sunderland star, who played in the 2006 World Cup, tells of his experiences in the non-league game today with the 'Peckers... From being a target on the pitch, to all the camaraderie off it.... And his thoughts on the current plight at Portman Road. Carlos is joined by EADT chief football writer, Stuart Watson, Mike Bacon and Carl...

Duration:00:49:31

8: #8 Stuart Boardley & Will Ridgard

12/21/2018
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In this week's Non-League Podcast, we chat to Leiston manager Stuart Boardley and Benhall St Mary defender, and former sports writer, Will Ridgard. From Will's life in the SIL, to Stuart playing and rooming with Adebayo Akinfenwa while playing professionally at Torquay United (including some great Adebayo stories), sit back and enjoy 45 minutes of chat and fun. Do players in non-league have too much power? And who does Will think will win the SIL? Plus a few Christmas wishes.

Duration:00:47:46

7: #7 Christmas special.... stories from the journos!

12/14/2018
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In this week's episode of The Non-League Podcast, host Mike Bacon is joined by sports writers Carl Marston, Andy Warren, as well as former non-league man, Dave Vincent. From former pros in non-league, to why Sunday football is best, being a lino, the best hospitality and of course who has the best Christmas jumper!

Duration:00:40:49

7: #7 Marston, Vincent, Warren & Bacon... The 3 Wise Men... & Bacon. Why we love non-league

12/14/2018
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In this week's episode of The Non-League Podcast, and having given all guests the weekend off to go Christmas Shopping, host Mike Bacon is joined by sports writers Carl Marston, Andy Warren, as well as former non-league man, Dave Vincent. From former pros in non-league, to why Sunday football is best, being a lino, the best hospitality and of course who has the best Christmas jumper!

Duration:00:40:33