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#172: Harrogate (A) a.k.a. Newport County 4

Season 6, Ep. 44

Our man on the northern beat, Ian Street, makes a rare foray even further towards the arctic to bring you a matchday diary from Harrogate away. In the middle of a dizzying start to 2024, Newport County find themselves just two points off the playoffs, with huge games to come in the next few weeks.


But instead of feeling daunted by games against the league's top two, why not settle in with a heartwarming listen, as Ian does battle with the Harrogate PA system, shares his best Martin Tyler, "Agueroooooooo" impression, and a bit of potted history about the Bath Spa of the north.


Don't forget, we have two excellent episodes in our feed: our chat with Newport County media manager Louis Cartwright-Walls and South Wales Argus wordsmith Chris Kirwan on the media storm surrounding the Manchester United game last month; and our interview with Martin Calladine about his new book, No Questions Asked: how football joined the crypto con. Both well worth checking out if you haven't already.


Keep your eyes peeled for some more interviews in the coming weeks and months, as well as our regular panel chats and matchday diaires. In the meantime, you can follow us on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn and send us your thoughts and questions. You can also contribute a voicenote via our Speakpipe page or donate the price of a Bovril towards our running costs through our ko-fi account.


Thanks as always to Tinty & The Bucket Hats for letting us use Discoland as our theme, and to all of you for listening.

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