The Wheel of Sport
The Darkest Hour - Ballybrack FC
When a Spanish immigrant Fernando Nuno La Fuente starts work in Ireland, he joins a local football team in the hope of making new friends and settling in his new home. However, camaraderie and sporting achievements were put into stark context when Fernando was driving home from a Thursday night training session and suffered a fatal collision on a local road. Leinster Senior League quickly came to the club's aid but the story didn't appear to be what it first seemed.
Torquay United - The Jaws of Victory
Torquay United FC, a struggling team on England's south coast, were destined for relegation out of the Football League in 1987. They found themselves down in their last game before an outside influence changed the game on its head. What was that influence, how did it change the game and did Torquay manage to survive the dreaded drop?Find out with Matt and Ian in another cracking episode of The Wheel of Sport.
The Nail - Gus 'Honeycomb' Johnson
Gus Johnson was a terrific basketball player. He had admirers across America. Johnson's exceptional leap had gained notoriety and allowed Johnson to elevate his game to an impressive level. However, it was when Johnson was in a bar in Idaho that his legend was cemented into sporting and social history.This is the story of 'The Nail'.