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This is The Fighting Cock. Flav, Spooky, Ricky, Thelonious, Bardi and Alex on the rotation. Windy dropping weekly yoof knowledge bombs. Engineer Al remotely editing and mixing our degenerate dissection of all things THFC. Occasional star guests included. Love the shirt.

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17th May 2013

S2E40 – Park Life

Mark Butcher aka Lustdoctor joins Flav, T, Ricky and engineer Al for the penultimate episode of the season. Bricking it. Stoke away, keeping the dream alive. Wigan. Points and form. Huddlestone. 1882 and the U21’s. Palace portaloos and Holmesdale fanatics. Moldova, little figures emerging from the woods and Pringles. Transformers. Prick of the week – guess who? Wigan/Newcastle Hotspur. Windy’s yoof update. Player(s) of the Year – get your vote in. Sunderland at the Lane, where the dream will either fly or die. Danny Rose and the leftback conundrum. Sig. Remembering Rafa. Pens. Wrong in sixty seconds demands Bale is... Read more »

10th May 2013

S2E39 – Rivers of Blood

ZoC of fanzine and feature fame joins Flav, T, Ricky and engineer Al for a post-Chelsea pod. We talk 2-2 and all the little slices of narrative that meshed a frantic derby together. There’s an 1882 announcement. Prick of the Week. Bale. Windy. Safe Standing. Question for Al. Football in the future. Stoke away. And the usual debacle of sordid and ridiculous questions. Thanks to Lee Perrault from North Carolina Spurs for their donation. Love the shirt. Listen now! Download mp3 Subscribe on iTunes Podcast RSS Feed [box type=”info[/linequote]The Fighting Cock fanzine shop is live! You can pre-order issue #1... Read more »

3rd May 2013

S2E38 – Bale greater than Suárez

Flav. Spooky. Drunk Ricky. Charlie. Rob White. Engineer Al. This is The Fighting Cock. Wigan away. Watching the football on Twitter. John Aldridge live in the studio. Bale Bale Bale. Windy’s yoof update. There’s no Southampton preview because Spooky had Wigan mistakenly in the running order twice and Flav slacked with his anchoring. Question for the engineer. StubHub controversy. Nature or nurture? Relegating Woolwich. Lennon/Kaboul hybrids. Next seasons midfield. Episode 38 is dedicated to the memory of Josh Manning. Love the shirt. Listen now! Download mp3 Subscribe on iTunes Podcast RSS Feed [box type=”info[/linequote]The Fighting Cock fanzine shop is live!... Read more »

26th April 2013

S2E37 – Love and Ether

Four Four Two’s James Maw and youth oracle Chris Miller (WindyCOYS) join Flav and Spooky for more composed chat and boisterous bravado. 1882 take over Underhill. The 7 minute dismantlement of Manchester City. The modern day fullback. Prick of the week. The fanzine. Wigan away. Yoof update. Tactics and formations for the run-in. Wrong in sixty seconds. Desert island conundrum. Taking a chunk out of Suarez. Any other business. The end. Love the shirt. Listen now! Download mp3 Subscribe on iTunes Podcast RSS Feed [box type=”info[/linequote]The Fighting Cock fanzine shop is live! You can pre-order issue #1 here Drop your... Read more »

19th April 2013

S2E36 – We’re Going to Finish 2nd

[box type=”info[/linequote]The Fighting Cock fanzine shop is live! You can pre-order issue #1 here Flav, Ricky, Thelonious, engineer Al and engineer Dave witness a Crackers invasion of episode 36 of The Fighting Cock podcast. Finger dancing commence! We’ve got: Basel, broken dreams and scapegoats. Prick of the week. The fanzine. 1882 at Underhill. Man City in ‘the game of the season’ at the Lane. Windy’s yoof update. Question for Al. Is the ‘season’ back in our hands? Wrong in Sixty Seconds and a host of demented questions via our demented listeners. In amongst it all, Al and Dave compete against... Read more »

12th April 2013

S2E35 – Sit down shut up

[box type=”info[/linequote]The Fighting Cock fanzine shop is live! You can pre-order issue #1 Ollie Smyth from youtube.com/whatasave joins Flav, Spooky and Ricky for more unedited bewilderment. Everton at the Lane. Holtby. The Hudd/Dembele boogate incident. There’s a meltdown. Steve Clarke and conspiracies. We look ahead to the U21 Spurs v Woolwich game at Underhill and why everyone is salivating in anticipation. SING IT SLOW. Swearing at football matches. Windy yoof. New app update (buy it now before it’s free!). There’s a segment about Basel that we’ll probably be regretting with hindsight. Meaty discussion on CL v Silverware and modern football... Read more »

5th April 2013

S2E34 – Spurs declare at City

This week: Flav, Ricky, Thelonious and engineer Al smashing it. Four Four Two’s James Maw guesting. Swansea away day hooray. Bale. Verts. Michu. We go back to front with the full-back conundrum. Windy yoof update. Latest on 1882 at Underhill for the Spurs v goons game. James wants ‘Maw’ from the home fans. Talk about sitting with the enemy and the lengths some of us will go to finish above our “local” rivals. Engineer Al drops a manifesto. The next five games. Questions. Shambles of an ending. Love the shirt. Listen now! Download mp3 Subscribe on iTunes Podcast RSS Feed... Read more »

28th March 2013

S2E33 – TROY

It’s a show cooked with delicious guests. Goslingesque anchorman Flav hosts Troy Townsend (the father of Andros), Mark Butcher aka Lust Doctor and the wonderfully Spursy Rob White. Engineer Al also present with mac and mic. This week we’ve got: The John White Derby, Troy opens up in a fascinating discussion about Andros Townsend the man and Andros Townsend the player. We then pick the bones out of racism in football and Kick it Out. We preview the Swansea game. There’s a question that will keep you up through the night, and some brilliant news about 1882 at Barnet for... Read more »