Welcome to Football is Nice with me, Russell Brand, and my co-host Gareth Roy! This football-based aural joy involves: Ole Gunnar Solskjær's fate Liverpool VS Man Utd Rivalry Is football run by impulsive people? Is Antonio Conte from Labrinth? Mo Salah's transcendent footballing skills Your humiliating football moments Frank McAvennie appears The Matrix Celebration When does David Moyes decide to change into his suit?! Gareth's observations. If you'd like to send a compliment to Gareth please tweet @jennymayfinn on Twitter! Let us know what you think of it on Twitter using #FootballisNice and if you are listening on iTunes please leave us a review! Twitter: @russellbrand, @garethtrews, @jennymayfinn Instagram: @russellbrand, @jennymayfinn Produced by Jenny May Finn
70: Inside... Frank McAvennie, former St Mirren, West Ham, Celtic and Scotland striker
Inside The Beautiful Game
Frank McAvennie , former St Mirren, West Ham, Celtic and Scotland striker, is our latest guest on Inside the Beautiful Game. Frank joined Inside from his home in the UK to talk about his incredible career both on and off the pitch that started with him being told he’d never make in football all the way to the World Cup in Mexico in 1986 and plenty more besides, including getting sent off and scoring in the Old Firm, shopping on Rodeo Drive with Graeme Souness, playing with Tony Cottee, being unhappy with Sir Alex Ferguson and starring on Terry Wogan! This episode was recorded on April 14, 2021. You can find Inside the Beautiful Game on Facebook and follow the pod on Twitter @InsideTBG or on podchaser: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/inside-the-beautiful-game-991478 Please leave us a review and 5* rating either on Apple podcasts or at ratethispodcast.com/inside. Thanks!
Episode 10 - Stuart Fuller & Frank McAvennie, West Ham 1985-86
The Halcyon Podcast
Adam and Rob break with tradition by welcoming two guests onto the pod to tell the tale of West Ham’s remarkable 1985-86 season. They are joined by Stuart Fuller, author of two Football Tourist books, former football blogger and current chairman of Lewes FC, to discuss his chapter in From the Jaws of Victory and what it was like to be a fan during that famous season for the Hammers.Adding colour to Stu’s story in his own inimitable style, we are delighted to welcome the undisputed star of that side, Frank McAvennie. While Stu talks of what it was like to be a teenager in thrall of his heroes on the pitch, while having to choose between a girl and West Ham, Frank discusses his experiences of coming so close to glory but ultimately just missing out.We also cover the time Frank bumped into his pal Billy Connolly while filming Saint and Greavsie, his appearance on Wogan, the underrated talent of Alan Devonshire, almost signing for Luton instead of the Hammers, coming second in the Golden Boot race to Gary Lineker, Mexico ‘86 and more.We hear from Stu on the rude health of Lewes FC during lockdown and his search for a new manager, a shortlist for which may or may not include Frank or another West Ham legend, Julian Dicks.As ever, you can buy Jaws of Victory from us directly (or the ebook on Amazon if that's your thing), and follow us on Twitter @HalcyonPublish1 and @magicspongers
112: John Lyall will sort it ft. Boys of '86 legend Frank McAvennie
We Are West Ham Podcast
West Ham put the Blades to the sword with a thoroughly professional performance on Sunday thanks to a goal from under pressure frontman Sebastien Haller. The Hammers could have had more if it wasn't for Jarrod Bowen's indecision and Tomas Soucek's missed sitter. And Will Pugh, James Jones and Tom Edwards discuss all of that and more as the lads are joined by West Ham's iconic Boys of '86 striker Frank McAvennie to give his views on the Hammers' current situation. Frank was Tony Cottee's famous strike partner in the club's most successful season to date with the pair bagging a staggering 46 league goals between them as West Ham finished third. The Scot gives his views on David Moyes, Haller, Said Benrahma and Pablo Fornals as well as his predictions for next Monday's game against Aston Villa. And of course it would be criminal of the lads to let Frank go without asking him about his time at the club and boy did he deliver. Some hilarious and engaging anecdotes about his time in East London including a belter about iconic manager John Lyall. TV presenter and Aston Villa fan Tim Warwood also dialed in to talk Villa's visit to the London Stadium next Monday. The Betway Charity bet section was back as always before a very tough round of Name That Game. And to wrap up, after Matt Beard left as manager of West Ham's Women team last week, the lads were joined by Geoff Longhurst - dad of West Ham Women's midfielder Kate Longurst and lifelong Hammers fan for the inside track on Matt's departure. Please leave us a REVIEW and RATE and SUBSCRIBE to the podcast and our YouTube channel if you like what we do. And also just tell your friends about us. WATCH the show on YouTube HERE. Up the Hammers. #COYI #WHUFC
Celtic Soul Podcast Episode 12 with Andrew Milne chatting to former Celtic, West Ham and St. Mirren player Frank McAvennie about the current Celtic team, life in lockdown, his career on the pitch, Celtic's Centenary Season, managers and much more. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
'Whaurs the burds?' If you are looking for an answer to that question, look no further as Grado, Stephen & Chris welcome St Mirren, Celtic and West Ham legend Frank McAvennie. From meeting Jack Nicolson, to doing a Mo Johnston at Partick, to scoring the goals to win the Scottish Cup, Frank has some stories to tell. On the Legends Lottery, Stephen comes through as we hear the story of Clyde and Partick hero Jamie Mitchell and his journey from Norwich to early retirement. Plus Kilwinning Rangers boss Chris Strain is on to talk about the title ending up in Auchinleck, we get your World 11s and find out how Chris is going to give Grado a doing! It's Daft, its Football, it's Football daft Episode 40
A Casual Chat With Cass hooked up with one of British football's biggest personalities, Frank McAvennie who has plenty to entertain audiences with following an extensive football career, with St Mirren, West Ham Utd and Celtic. Macca talks candidly about his colourful past and experiences and share his thoughts on the game today. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
20: A "disgraceful" few days - Featuring Frank McAvennie and Tony Carr
We Are West Ham Podcast
This week, on the eve of Deadline Day, James Jones, Will Pugh and Aaron Paul spent most of the show moaning about how much of a disgrace the club has been over the last week or so. From the defeat to Bournemouth all the way through to the thrashings at the hands of Wimbledon and Wolves, everything seems to be going wrong at the club again. And don't even get us started on Marko Arnautovic. The lads also take a breath to discuss transfer rumours and the team's chances against Liverpool on Monday night. (spoiler: they're not confident!) If all that's not enough to whet your whistle, then it's also worth noting the lads were joined on the phones by West Ham legends Frank McAvennie and Tony Carr, who both gave their views on recent events at the club, as well as what they think may happen for the rest of the season. Enjoy, and don't forget to rate and subscribe - a nice review would be lovely, too. Irons.
18: Optimism, Arnie replacements & Bournemouth - Featuring Frank McAvennie
We Are West Ham Podcast
This week, James, Will and Jake focused a lot of their discussion on Marko Arnautovic and who is best to replace him should he leave the club before the end of the January transfer window. The lads also discussed the big win over Arsenal, Declan Rice and Samir Nasri, while they were also joined by West Ham legend Frank McAvennie, former Hammers striker Steve Jones and tactics expert Alan O'Brien. Enjoy!