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David Weir: Goodison, Gravesen and Big Duncan Ferguson

Ever wondered what it’s like to share a dressing room with big Duncan Ferguson and Tommy Gravesen?
In part two, let David Weir take you into the inner sanctum of the Everton dressing room between 1999 and 2007. Listen to him break down the challenge of playing against the top Premier League strikers of that era and how his greatest test was facing rangy forwards like Freddi Kanoute and Paulo Wanchope. You’ll also hear about David’s take on stockpiling trophies during his spell at Rangers and that unforgettable run to the final of the 2008 UEFA Cup final, where the Ibrox side lost to Zenit St Petersburg.
Enjoy!
Graham

David Weir: Made in America

As a player, David Weir was bright, he read games brilliantly and his intelligence ensured that he enjoyed a long and successful career. That career, in my eyes, was a boy’s own story.
In this first episode, David claims that he was not good enough for professional football at 18 and so he left for the United States, becoming one of the elite players in the college game. You’ll hear about his experiences across the Atlantic, as well as his time at hometown club Falkirk, and Scottish Cup glory at Hearts.
Enjoy!
Graham

Jamie Carragher: Glory in Europe

Reflecting on from Liverpool’s epic Champions League win over Milan in Istanbul, Jamie Carragher talks about how it felt to play through the pain barrier against the best team in Europe. He’s great on another historic final – the UEFA Cup win over Alaves, and why Liverpool couldn’t celebrate it. If you want to know more about the myth of ‘continental’ management and what Jamie thinks of recruitment at Liverpool over the last 10 years, then I think you’re going to enjoy this.

Gus Poyet: The Road to Old Wembley

Hola!
In the second half of my fascinating chat with Gus Poyet, we discuss his days playing in London for Chelsea and Spurs, and his love for the old Wembley Stadium. Gus also speaks about his transition into management, notably leading Sunderland to a League Cup final and missing out on signing defensive genius Virgil van Dijk.
I am certain you will enjoy this, one of the greatest Big Interviews we have done so far.

Gus Poyet: How to Jump Like Jordan

Hola!
Gus Poyet is a prime example of how Uruguayans provide the never-say-die ingredient for many European clubs.
In the first half of our fascinating conversation, Gus speaks about the influence of basketball on his development, and about his annus mirabilis of 1995, when he won the Copa America and was an integral part of the Real Zaragoza side who defeated the mighty Arsenal in the European Cup Winners’ Cup final.
I am certain you will enjoy this, one of the greatest Big Interviews we have done so far.