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Alive and Kicking: The 90s Football Podcast

Step back in time and relive a decade the changed football forever, with Alive and Kicking; The 90s Football Podcast. Join Ash Rose - author of Alive and Kicking; The Ultimate Book of 90s Football Nostalgia - and guests, who every week will be looking back and discussing the biggest moments and memories from football in the 1990s. If the 1990s are now retro, this this is your retro celebration! From the fun to the farcical, classic to cringe Alive and Kicking has football in the 1990s all wrapped up just for you!

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1994-95 Ewood Ecstacy

We've reached the halfway point in the AK90s season-by-season look back, and what a season it was. To look back at what was a truly eventful campaign Ash Rose is joined by BBC's John Harrison, talkSPORT's Matt Davies and freelance journalist Richard Buxton. The boys aim to cheer-up Blackburn fans with a look back at that famous title win and final day at Anfield and there's also chat about Everton, Robbie Fowler, Arsenal's misdemeanours and of course Cantona's infamous meltdown at Selhust Park. Plus on the phone Ash chats to former Crystal Palace and Coventry winger John Salako and there's three new names to recall in 90s Players That Time Forgot. #Keepit90s

1hr 24mins

12 May 2017

Rank #1

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1993-94 Double Delight

AK90s is back and continues it's season by season countdown with a look back at 1993-94. Ash Rose is joined by show regular and Boro fan Joel Young as well as debutant Mark Godfrey, editor of The Football Pink - who shares with us all you need to know about their special 1990s issue. The boys chat through Man Utd's double win, Everton's scrape with relegation and Swindon Town's Premier League ride. Plus Villa's Cup win, England's demise and a little of World Cup 94 and THAT USA kit. What's more we drop two new names that 90s football forgot and speak to former QPR and Fulham defender Rufus Brevett! #Keepit90s!

1hr 16mins

28 Apr 2017

Rank #2

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1997-98 Wenger's Wonders

It's the penultimate episode in our season-by-season countdown of the 1990s as we delve into 1997-98 and took at two ends of the table. Joining host Ash Rose to talk all things Arsenal in a memorable double-winning season is author and journalist Chas Newkey-Burden, while at the other end director and podcaster with Filmmakers Pod, Giles Alderson recalls Barnsley's Premier League campaign. There's also chat on Tino Aprilla's hat-trick, Roy Keane's injury and lots of Dennis Bergkamp. Plus giving us an inside view on the Tykes, Ash chats to former Barnsley defender Nicky Eaden on the blower. #Keepit90s Find us online at http://www.ak90s.co.uk on twitter @ak90s and facebook https://www.facebook.com/ak90sA West Twelve Media Production

1hr 36mins

20 Sep 2017

Rank #3

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90 Things We Love About the 90s

2018 got off to the perfect start for 90s Football fans, thanks to FourFourTwo magazine's 90s special. At the heart of the issue is a feature called 90 Things That We Love About the 90s, and on the latest Alive and Kicking the boys discuss the magazines choices and add in their own memories of the 90 things that were chosen. Host Ash Rose is joined by regulars Joel Young and Matthew Crist and they give their pennyworth's on everything from the Anglo Italian Cup, Davor Suker and the traditions of Match of the Day. There's also 90s chat with former QPR and Bristol Rovers defender Trevor Challis. #Keepit90sFind us online at http://www.ak90s.co.uk on twitter @AK90s and facebook https://www.facebook.com/ak90s

1hr 41mins

14 Jan 2018

Rank #4

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The...CHAMPIONS!

It's a bumper slice of 90s football action, as we jump on the Champions League bandwagon and look at some of the most memorable moments from the tournament during the 1990s. Ash, Joel and Matthew chat through ten highlights of the decade including the best goal, best teams, the best comeback and of course Nou Camp 1999. Plus, in a special interview we speak to 1995 Champions League winner Nwankwo Kanu ahead of his charity event later this month, and he recalls the highs and lows of his football career. All that and chat on Rock Profile, Celine Dion, FHM and an incredible amount more of 90s nonsense. Keep it 90s!Premier League Masters V African Masters legends teams face off at The Hive, Barnet F.C. on Sunday 30th September 2018, tickets are available to buy now via http://mastersfootball.com/Find us online at http://www.ak90s.co.uk on twitter @AK90s and facebook https://www.facebook.com/ak90s

2hr 9mins

21 Sep 2018

Rank #5

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Inside The Inside Story

In their first ever watch-along, the Alive and Kicking team unearth a hidden gem of a documentary, Manchester United - The Inside Story. Taken from the 1989/90 season this may well be the greatest unintentional bit of classic TV that you've never seen - and the boys take it in and all it's glory. Join Ash Rose, Joel Young and Sid Lambert as they review in it's hilarity and the likes of Mark Hughes 'bad boy' Brian McClair, Steve Bruce, Bryan Robson and Sir Alex himself giving performances like you've never seen them give before. It's the 1990s summed up in one documentary told in a style that Alan Partridge would be proud of. What's more, we also speak to former Man Utd youngster Guliano Moriana, who tells us his amazing story and relives his own role in this special VHS release. #Keepit90sFind us online at http://www.ak90s.co.uk on twitter @AK90s and facebook https://www.facebook.com/ak90s

1hr 39mins

16 Mar 2018

Rank #6

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This Week in the 90s #25 - The ups downs of England qualification....and Paul Bodin too

The band is back together for another slice of 90s natter in This Week In The 90s. With it being the international break Ash, Joel and Matthew look back at three big crucial England qualifiers from the decade. The Scotland play-offs in 99, their trip to Poland in 1991 and of course the San Marino game that went wrong after 8.3 seconds. Plus we also recall Paul Bodin's penalty nightmare, moan about the FA Cup First Round and be amazed at who's going into I'm A Celebrity. Keep it 90s!Find us online at http://www.ak90s.co.uk on twitter @AK90s and facebook https://www.facebook.com/ak90s

1hr

15 Nov 2018

Rank #7

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Reds and Rejects

In a new fuller slice of 90s Football nostalgia, Alive and Kicking look back at one of the decades cult TV classics, Renford Rejects! Ash Rose is joined by journalist Liam Happe and the pair celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the show by looking back at the first episode, the eclectic set of characters and a soundtrack that defined an era. There's also chat on Charlton in the 90s, sticker books and LMA Manager! Plus, in an extended interview actor, Martin Delaney aka Renford Reject's Jason Summerbee relives his day as a Nickelodeon star! #Keepit90s!Find us online at http://www.ak90s.co.uk on twitter @AK90s and facebook https://www.facebook.com/ak90s

1hr 26mins

2 Mar 2018

Rank #8

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1995-96 I'd Love it

We resume our season-by-season countdown of the 90s with a look back at the 1995-96 campaign. This was a season dominated by the epic title battle between Manchester United and Newcastle United and we have a voice from each as Ash is joined by journalist Matthew Chris and the man behind the Championship Manager blog David Black. As well as Keegan, Ferguson, Anfield and all that, the boys also chat through the stellar set of signings who joined the Premier League that year as well as Gazza's move to Scotland and yet more memories of Euro 96. Plus there's an interview with former Blackburn, Newcastle and Bolton man Scott Sellars. Keep it 90s! Find us online at http://www.ak90s.co.uk on twitter @ak90s and facebook https://www.facebook.com/ak90sA West Twelve Media Production

1hr 15mins

6 Jul 2017

Rank #9

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90s Christmas Wishes

Ho, ho, ho! It's a festive edition of your favourite 90s football podcast as our three wise men talk through their Christmas wishes, inspired by football in the 1990s. Host Ash Rose is joined by regulars Joel Young and Sid Lambert as each are granted five wishes to bring something back from our favourite decade into the modern game. So there's talk on former broadcasters, footballers who had character...or a belly like Santa, and of course the golden age of kit design. Plus there's a natter from across the Atlantic as we speak to former Sheffield Wednesday, Derby and USA midfielder John Harkes. Grab yourself a snowball and enjoy the holiday season with a dose of 1990s football. Merry Christmas! #Keepit90s!Find us online at http://www.ak90s.co.uk on twitter @AK90s and facebook https://www.facebook.com/ak90s

1hr 51mins

21 Dec 2017

Rank #10

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1998-99 The Treble

We've reached the end of the countdown, looking back at the 1990s season-by-season with the 1998-99 campaign. Host Ash Rose is joined by journalist and Man Utd fan Matthew Crist to relive the glorious treble as well as BBC journalist and author Cris Slegg who talks to us about Spurs roller-coaster of a season. Plus there's chat on Di Canio's push, Hoddle's sacking and two more names from the past go into the 90s Players That Time Forgot vault. On the phone former Portsmouth, Spurs and England star Darren Anderton has a natter with Ash about FA Cups, Worthington Cups and major tournaments. #Keepit90sFind us online at http://www.ak90s.co.uk on twitter @AK90s and facebook https://www.facebook.com/ak90s

1hr 31mins

2 Oct 2017

Rank #11

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This Week in the 90s #6 - Fizzy Cup wins, Cantona's Sardines and England memories

Ash Rose, Joel Young and Matthew Crist are back for another week of 90s action in This Week in the 90s. Points of discussion this week are Coca-Cola Cup defeats for Boro and Man Utd, Cantona's quote of the decade and record-breaking Ian Rush. There's also a look at England's games against Holland Italy during the decade. Plus chat on ice lollies, holidays in the New Forest and of course, Pear Cider. #Keepit90sFind us online at http://www.ak90s.co.uk on twitter @AK90s and facebook https://www.facebook.com/ak90s

1hr 6mins

28 Mar 2018

Rank #12

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Football's Coming Home

IT'S COMING HOME, IT'S COMING HOME, FOOTBALL'S COMING HOME! Twenty-two years after Three Lions was first released, the song is back in the charts and being sung up and down the country thanks to England's exploits in Russia. So who better to talk to about it than one of the co-writes of the iconic tune Mr David Baddiel. In an exclusive interview David chats to our own Joel Young about the origin's of the song, it's success in 96 and 98 and the current viral phenomenon. So sit back, cast your mind back to 1996 and then let yourself dare to dream of what the history the England football team could make this week. Oh and of course, Keep it 90s!Find us online at http://www.ak90s.co.uk on twitter @AK90s and facebook https://www.facebook.com/ak90s

50mins

9 Jul 2018

Rank #13

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This Week In The 90s #15 - Great Danes of 92, England heartbreak and Platt's World Cup Worldy

Amidst the excitement of Football's Coming Home in 2018, Alive and Kicking takes you back to the 1990s again with a look back at the biggest events of the week - and there's plenty to discuss. Join Ash Rose, Matthew Crist and Joel Young as they look back on Denmark's shock Euro 92 triumph, England's heartbreaking exits out of Euro 96 and France 98, and on the eve of a meeting with Belgium recall one of England's greatest World Cup goals. All that plus we delve further into Matthew's World Cup diaries - jingle and all! #Keepit90sFind us online at http://www.ak90s.co.uk on twitter @AK90s and facebook https://www.facebook.com/ak90s

57mins

28 Jun 2018

Rank #14

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This Week In The 90s #22 - King Eric's return and the arrival of The Little Fella

We've manage to please both the boys on the latest episode of This Week in the 90s with chat on two of the biggest names of the decade. Ash Rose is the chair as he lets Matthew Christ revel in Eric Cantona's memorable return from suspension and then sits back as Joel Young is let loose on the arrival of Middlesbrough's favorite son Juninho. Plus there's chat on Dalien Atkinson's worldie, Patrick Vieria's flem and a lengthy debate on the future of live football (Sponsored by Eleven Sports). Keep it 90s.Find us online at http://www.ak90s.co.uk on twitter @AK90s and facebook https://www.facebook.com/ak90s

1hr 12mins

5 Oct 2018

Rank #15

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Arsene Who?

With last week's news of Arsene Wenger leaving Arsenal, it would remiss of us not to do a show on the Frenchman and his arrival in England twenty-two years ago. Ash Rose is as always joined by Joel Young, alongside journalist and author Chas Newkey-Burden and the boys delve deep into the origins of Arsenal's Wenger era. They chat through his surprise appointment, the change of culture he brought to English football (chicken and pasta!!) as well as a look back those first few season's - including the famous double winning campaign of 1997-98. Plus away from The Gunners Ash chats to former Aston Villa goalkeeper Nigel Spink who recalls his latter days between the sticks at Villa Park. Remember, Keep it 90s!Find us online at http://www.ak90s.co.uk on twitter @AK90s and facebook https://www.facebook.com/ak90s

1hr 21mins

24 Apr 2018

Rank #16