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Jacqui Oatley

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Matchday 10 - Jacqui Oatley MBE, groundbreaking broadcaster

America the Beautiful Game

We speak to Jacqui Oatley, the first female Match of the Day commentator and a leading advocate for women's football and women in broadcasting.We reminisce about sharing a press box at Bradford Park Avenue in 2003, discuss her journey from non-league to World Cups and Champions League and why it's so important to be authentic - even if that means interviewing Sam Allardyce with Peppa Pig stickers in her hair.She explains how she would have prepared for that first Match of the Day commentary differently, why her non-league start gives her an important grounding in the days of European Super League greed and talks through how far women's football has come - and why it is unfairly maligned given the struggles female players had to go through.An insightful and powerful interview from a trailblazing broadcaster (and Wolves fan).


19 May 2021

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Season 4 Episode 24: Jacqui Oatley & Wolves preview

Albion Unlimited

TV presenter and broadcaster Jacqui Oatley joins the podcast to preview the upcoming clash with Wolves in the Premier League. The team discuss the impact of Danny Welbeck and the upcoming transfer window.


4 May 2021

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Morris Dancing, Jacqui Oatley & Ben Bloom, Maya Foa & Andrew Mitchell MP, Bletchley veteran Betty Webb

Woman's Hour

Anita Rani talks to Boss Morris the all-female Morris dancing team based in Gloucester who'll be marking May Day by leading a livestreamed dance. We hear from Bletchley Park veteran Betty Webb and discuss the issue of female football commentary and whether it needs to should become more critical as the success of the game develops. Around 15 British families remain detained in North East Syria.   A new report released today by the NGO Reprieve suggests that the majority of British women there are victims of trafficking, based on evidence that these women were all subjected to sexual and other forms of exploitation, and were either transported to Syria as children; coerced into travelling to Syria; or kept and moved within Syria against their will. Andrew Mitchell MP and Maya Foa from Reprieve discuss the report.Presenter: Anita RaniProducer: Lisa JenkinsonStudio Engineers: John Boland and Bob Nettles.


30 Apr 2021

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Jacqui Oatley MBE - sports broadcaster

Talent Takes Time

She was the first-ever woman to commentate on Match of the Day and has blazed a trail for women in sports media across the UK. In this episode, Alison speaks with the impressive and influential Jacqui Oatley about how she has helped change the media for women. Follow Alison on Twitter, Instagram and TikTok @AliBenderTV


11 Mar 2021

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Life Goals with Theo Delaney - Jacqui Oatley

Life Goals with Theo Delaney

Theo Delaney’s guest is consummate sports broadcaster, journalist, commentator, and presenter Jacqui Oatley, a familiar face and voice to fans of a range of sports across many channels. She became obsessed with football, particularly Steve Bull and Wolverhampton Wanderers, as a schoolgirl but she only determined to get into sports journalism at the age of 27. Such was her dedication and prowess, she was prominent across the BBC within a few years and among numerous notable achievements, was the first female commentator on Match Of The Day in 2007. Among her chosen goalscoreres are Bull, Stuart Pearce, Diogo Jota and Kelly Smith.https://www.theodelaney.com/life-goals@JacquiOatley @LifeGoalsTD @theodelaney

1hr 9mins

8 Feb 2021

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Episode 49 Dr Kathy Weston Talks with Jacqui Oatley MBE: Parenting in a Pandemic (TUE)

Dr Kathy Weston's Get a Grip! Parenting Podcast

Episode 49 - In this special episode, guest presenter Jacqui Oatley MBE turns the tables and interviews Kathy to help parents get a grip on the key issues of parenting through the pandemic. They discuss ways to juggle home-learning and home-working, ways to bring routine into your daily life and how to support children through the challenges of lockdown. Jacqui Oatley MBE is a sports presenter, well known as the first female commentator on BBC One's Match of the Day.  She is an FA qualified football coach, an ambassador for Women in Football and a committee member of the Football Writers' Association.

1hr 15mins

1 Feb 2021

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Under the Umbrella with Jacqui Oatley

The PE Umbrella | Podcasting ALL things Primary Physical Education

Welcome to episode 181 of The PE Umbrella Podcast! This week I am joined by Sports Broadcaster, Journalist and Presenter Jacqui Oatley. During this episode, we dive into the recent concerns that Jacqui has expressed over social media regarding PE in our children's primary schools. Not only do we talk about how she entered this space, I seek to unpick some of the findings her questions have uncovered and the implications this may have in the PE sector moving forward. It was pleasing to chat so freely with Jacqui around the wider reach of PE too, and recognising the holistic benefits that a well planned and delivered curriculum can nurture. In and amongst all of our PE discussion, I also had the opportunity to travel back in time and ask Jacqui about her journey into the world of sport, her own experiences and memories of PE and what has shaped her career trajectory. This is an interview that you simply can not afford to miss! So what are you waiting for? Jump under the umbrella with us and join in the conversation by tweeting me @thepeumbrella. Note pad at the ready!


25 Oct 2020

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Jacqui Oatley | Bolton 1-3 Wolves | 29th March 1994

Old Gold Club

Journalist, broadcaster, Wolves fan and Wolves Foundation ambassador, Jacqui Oatley discusses her most memorable game with Mikey Burrows. She reminisces about being a Wolves fan at uni and chooses an away day in Bolton, Graham Taylor's first game in charge, as her Golden Game.


26 Aug 2020

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Jacqui Oatley

Cue Commentator

A trailblazing, hard working commentator, Jacqui Oatley joins Nick Heath to talk about her switch from the office chair to the broadcasting hotseat. Jacqui discusses her experiences as the first female football commentator on British radio and subsequently on Match of the Day. The conversation also includes discussions on imposter syndrome, avoiding clichés, spending too much time on your prep and working with your summariser.Follow Jacqui on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JacquiOatleyWatch Jacqui on 90min Football interview - https://youtu.be/6iA2ayNe7M8Follow Cue Commentator - https://twitter.com/CueCommentatorFollow Nick Heath - https://twitter.com/nickheathsportPlease leave a review on iTunes and hit subscribe to get the latest episode in your inbox each week.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 13mins

2 Jul 2020

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Jacqui Oatley's career and Bundesliga returns – Football Weekly Extra

Football Weekly

Max Rushden and Barry Glendenning talk to Jacqui Oatley about the ups and downs of being the first woman to commentate on Match of the Day and her love of Wolves. Also, Archie Rhind-Tutt on the impending return of the Bundesliga. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/footballweeklypod


7 May 2020