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4 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Taylor Fletcher. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Taylor Fletcher, often where they are interviewed.

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4 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Taylor Fletcher. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Taylor Fletcher, often where they are interviewed.

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#159 – Gary-Taylor Fletcher (part 3)

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It’s Wednesday 8th April, in the third and final part of my interview with Gary Taylor-Fletcher, we disucss the Premier League relegation fall-out, the defeat to West Ham in the Championship play-off final, the rest of GTF’s time in tangerine and his subsequent career after leaving Bloomfield Road.
GTF in 2013
What happened closed season with the contracts for everyone?  Key players Adam, Vaughan and DJ all gone.  All replaced with cheap crap.Kevin Phillips and Barry Ferguson aside, we did very poor business again.  Tom Ince the only real bright spot.  Started on fire, 1-0 win at Hull with a sublime goal from yourselfWest Ham defeat in the play offs. Gutting at the time but probably for the greater good.
Panning Milwall, Ipswich and Leeds at home.Almost got relegated, survived last day at BoltonCrainey and GTF both left following derisory offers from KO
Left on 23rd October, released by Paul IncePromoted as Champions with Leicester but unfortunately ommited from the PL squad
Fans questions
Mick BeardallWho was the best player you played with in the Blackpool shirtDan HopwoodWho did you most enjoy playing with during your time in tangerine?Ray GregsonDo you think that if we had signed Shay Given when Matt Giles was injured we would have survived. (NB I asked Evo this question at the Layton Institute and he said yes!)Tom JohnsonIs it true that Ian Evatt stormed off the training pitch during Salheddine Sbai’s first session following his signingAlan DuckworthWhat is the strangest story you can tell us about the OystonsMarkus MackayYou will forever be the first man to score for Bpool in the PL. How does that feel?Sam freedmanFavourite takeaway curry or Chinese?Matt SmithWhat’s your best moment of your time at Blackpool?MikeI’d be interested to know what he thinks about what it would have taken to keep us in the prem, and which players he thought we should have targeted when we needed itRobin jonesWhen you where at Bangor city as assistant whould that team that finished second to tns . In your opinion would that team challenge tns that following session.Derek YarwoodIn the first televised game after relegation from the Prem away at Hull, what was the mood really like. Did the squad and Olly believe we would do it again???WoodyWho would win a royal rumble if all the play off winning squad were entered ? What would be your walk out music ? 😂Matt SmithWhat’s the one change you would make to football whether it be a rule or a change in how football is run?Gary FordI was gutted when you left. If you were fit for West Spam game we would of won.What actually happen with your contract I take it Numpty offered you a new crap contract?Jordan SpeirsWhat would you say was the biggest regret in the premier league season from your viewRob BakerWhat’s your opinion on the Oystons and do you feel any resentment towards them for the way they managed the club?Fans questions to GTF
Apr 20 2020 · 2hr 28mins
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#158 – Gary-Taylor Fletcher (part 2)

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It’s Tuesday 7th April 2020, in part two of my interview with Gary Taylor-Fletcher, he remincies about the 2010 play-off final against Cardiff, our season in the Premier League inlcuding the gut wrenching final day relegation at Old Trafford and GTF’s subsequent argument with Ollie over the contents of a burger van!
GTF scroing at Old Trafford
2010 Championship play-off final 
What was the journey down to London like?  Did you stay in a nice hotel or was it a cheap and nasty B&B?!Pre match atmoshpere in the dressing room and what was Ian Holloways team talk like?What was it to like to walk and see that wall of tangerine – and play at 106f1st HALFTalk us through the first half and what it was like to play in. Chopra (wanker just goaded our fans when he scored)Adam Ledley GTF – (hit the post just before the corner as well) Brett2nd HALFOnly things I remember were Chopra hitting the post and BBB running in treacle when clean through You got injured, what was the injuryEmotions at full time and was the mood and Ollie like in the dressing room after the game.Did any of the Oystons come the dressing room?What did you all do after the match?
2010/11 – Premier League
Build up
First season in the top flight since 1971 The bonus debacle in the run up to the start of the seasonThe none payment of Charlie’s survival bonus and subsquent court case.  How did the two above events affect the dressing room morale?What were your thoughts on the none signing of Dobbie and DJ even though, DJ eventually signed four games in.Thoughts on the extremley late business in the transfer market. Incredibly, 81 days had passed until we made our first signing since winning the play off final.  Do you think the squad was suitably reinforced for survival in the PL?
Wigan away 4-0 and top of the PL – should have been more!   Put us top of the top division for the first time since 57/58 seasonBrought back down to earth with 6-0 drubbing at ArsenalMatt Phillips, Luke Varney, DJ campbel, David Carney and Kingson all arived.  Phillips and Varney making the biggest impact.Big 2-0 win away at Newcastle put us fourth and second win in four games.  Flying. Dicked 4-0 at Chelsea by half time!Beating Liverpool 1-2 – what a memoryLost 2-3 at home to City – you scored at the deathFirst home win, 2-1 against WBA when they were down to 9 men!  Charlie pen and VarneyAston Villa away – squad drop – what did you think of that? Wolves 2-1 – Varney worldie – Prince William – My H/T pen 😉1-0 win away at StokeThree games called off due to frozen pitch – do you think this effected things?2-0 win at Sunderland.  Scabby but put us on 28 points0-1 at City on NYD.  Played really well2-1 home  to Liverpool2-3 at home to United.  Robbed by none penalty by Peter WaltonClub fined 25K for fielding a weakened sideAndy Reid, Beattie, Puncheon and Kornilenko only incoming players in the window3-5 defat at EvertonCharlie refused his move to Liverpool by KO.  What did everyone think of that and did it have a negative effect on the Charlie and the dressing room3-1 defeat of Spurs at home.  2-2 draw at Blackburn.  Kingsons magic moments!0-3 at home to Wigan.  Writing on the wall after that – dropped into relegation zone for the first time.1-1 at Spurs and the double penalty4-3 at home to Bolton.  What a game.4-2 away at United.  Charlie free kick equalising after Park Ji-sung opener and then THAT goal from you.  What did it feel like when that went in?What was the mood like in the dressing room after the match?You had your option activated on your contract – were the wages the same? You finihsed the season with 32 appearances and 6 goals.  On a personal level – it was a successful season?A few crappy pizzas pro
Apr 18 2020 · 2hr 16mins

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#157 – Gary-Taylor Fletcher (part 1)

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It’s Monday 6th April 2020, in today’s show I speak to a man who’s played and scored in each of the top five divisions of English football, he scored Blackpool’s first and last goals of our Premier League season, he bagged the 500,000th goal in the football league and most importantly, he set the now hot trend for double-barrelled surnames in professional football….its an interview with seaside legend Gary Taylor-Fletcher! 
GTF in the 2009/10 season
He’s scored and played in each of the top five divisions of English footballHe scored one of the goals at Wembley in 2010 to take Blackpool into the Premier LeagueHe scored Blackpool’s first and last goals of the Premier League seasonHe scored the 500,000 goal in the football leagueand most importantly, he was one of the founding fathers of the current hot trend in footballers double barrelled surnames……it’s GTF, Gary Taylor-Fletcher
Tell us about how you made it into professional football and did you always want to be a footballer?You spent a lot of time moving around clubs between 2001 and 2003 with loan spells at various clubs (majority down in London area) until settling and establishing yourself at Lincoln City.  At Lincoln your goal ratio was over 1 in 3 with 31 appearances in 91 games.  Is it fair to say that’s were you ‘made your nam’e and how much of an influence was the late Keith Alexander on your career? mention 2005 play off final defeat to Southend – what stadium was it at and the score? You joined Huddersfield in 2005 – how did that move come about and were you pleased with the move?  Gets you a bit nearer to home I guess!Apparently you were used a right-winger in 2006 season and you scored the majority of the teams goals from that position?!  Prey tell!At Huddersfield you scored a 25 yarder against Rotherham which was the 500,000 goal in the history of the football league.  Did you know about that and are you bothered?! You scored 26 goals in 82 games for Huddersfield which then lead to join the Seasiders in 2007 – can you tell us how the move came about and did you have any apprehensions in joining us given the reputation of the Oystons in the footballing circles? 
You were signed by Simon Grayson and were an almost ever present the 2007/08 season racking up 42 appearances and notching six goals in your first season in tangerine.  What were your initial impressions of the club both before and after you signed.You made your debut in the Championship in the club’s first league match of the 2007–08 season, a 1–0 win over Leicester City at the Walkers Stadium on 11 August 2007.  What were your memories of that game and were you aware of the gravity of the match for Blackpool fans as it was the first time we’d be in the top tier since 1979! What were your stand out memories of the first season What are you memories of the famous one-nil at Deepdale this season and THAT penalty?  Were you aware of how much the Preston matches meant to our supporters and how big that win was for us given we havent played them in such a long time?We finished 19th that season and narrowly avoided relegation – what your thoughts on that season, the club and how we might fare the following season? 
In the 2008-09 season we faired better finishing 16th despite Simon Grayson pissing off to Leeds on the 23rd December leaving the club high and dry.  What did the players think of the timing of the depature and how much of influence was Tony Parkes in steadying the ship?Ahead of the first derby of the 2008–09 season at Bloomfield Road on 15 November 2008, which Preston won 3–1, Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston said: “As chairman I get excited. It’s difficult not to. I feel like telling the manager to feed the players on raw meat all week. I absolutely understand the rivalry,
Apr 17 2020 · 1hr 40mins
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Taylor Fletcher, USA Nordic Combined, 3x Olympian

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Taylor joins the show to tell us about his entire life skiing Nordic Combined. Starting both cross country and ski jumping by the age of 5, Taylor has been able to hone his skills to get him involved in 3 different Olympic Games. Taylor is a very humble and wise gentleman that tells some incredible stories throughout the show to his early days of skiing, to beating his brother for the final spot on the Olympic Team, to what he plans on doing in the future.

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