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Fighting Talk

A hilarious look at the volatile world of sport where guests compete for points with their sporting punditry. Informed comments are rewarded but witless outbursts are penalised.

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A hilarious look at the volatile world of sport where guests compete for points with their sporting punditry. Informed comments are rewarded but witless outbursts are penalised.

Holly Hamilton, Mina Rzouki, John Cross, Elis James

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BBC Sport presenter Holly Hamilton, football broadcaster Mina Rzouki, journalist John Cross and comedian Elis James join Colin Murray for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense and answers lacking in conviction.

In the final round, the top two points scorers go head-to-head in 'Defend the Indefensible' where they must both defend a statement however ludicrous or distasteful for twenty seconds. There can only be one winner!

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May 14 2022

1hr 1min

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Bob Mills, Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake, Eleanor Oldroyd, Rickie Haywood-Williams

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Comedian Bob Mills, GB sprinter Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake, sports broadcaster Eleanor Oldroyd and BBC Radio 1 DJ Rickie Haywood-Williams join Colin Murray for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense and answers lacking in conviction.

In the final round, the top two points scorers go head-to-head in 'Defend the Indefensible' where they must both defend a statement however ludicrous or distasteful for twenty seconds. There can only be one winner!

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May 07 2022

1hr 10mins

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Charles Dagnall, Kate Mason, Paul McNamee, Danny Mcloughlin

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Broadcaster and former cricketer Charles Dagnall, sports broadcaster Kate Mason, Editor of The Big Issue Paul McNamee and comedian Danny Mcloughlin join Colin Murray for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense and answers lacking in conviction.

In the final round, the top two points scorers go head-to-head in 'Defend the Indefensible' where they must both defend a statement however ludicrous or distasteful for twenty seconds. There can only be one winner!

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Apr 30 2022

1hr 6mins

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Matt Jarvis, Neil Delamere, Charlie Webster, Martin Kelner

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Former Wolverhampton and West Ham footballer Matt Jarvis, comedian Neil Delamere, broadcaster Charlie Webster and radio presenter Martin Kelner join Colin Murray for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense and answers lacking in conviction.

In the final round, the top two points scorers go head-to-head in 'Defend the Indefensible' where they must both defend a statement however ludicrous or distasteful for twenty seconds. There can only be one winner!

Get the podcast from BBC Sounds.

Apr 23 2022

1hr 4mins

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Phil Brown, Henning Wehn, Caroline Barker and Rick Edwards

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Colin Murray is joined by Phil Brown, Henning Wehn, Caroline Barker and Rick Edwards as they look back on the events of 2021 and look forward to the big sporting year ahead.

Jan 01 2022

1hr

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End of the Premier League season special- Iain Stirling, Natalie Paweleck, Pat Nevin, Jim White

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Comedian Iain Stirling, football presenter Natalie Paweleck, football commentator and former Chelsea player Pat Nevin and sports journalist Jim White join Colin Murray to celebrate and commiserate what would have been the end of the Premier League season.

Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense and answers lacking in conviction.

In the final round, the top two points scorers go head-to-head in 'Defend the Indefensible' where they must both defend a statement however ludicrous or distasteful for twenty seconds. There can only be one winner!

Get the podcast from BBC Sounds.

May 16 2020

1hr

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Excellent

By Dashiel H - May 05 2018
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Fantastic show, never miss it!

A gem

By (A)ndy - Apr 06 2018
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Fantastic show. Accept no substitutes. Glad Colin is back!