What A Load Of Cobblers
Friday Night Lights: Mark Cooper's Sad Eyes
Season 1, Ep. 42
It's been a week of high drama in the world of football governance with Project Big Picture launched and then quickly defeated but Andy is more interested in slating the double denim England away kit.WALOC talks the Posh fallout from the Nene Derby and the quality of Keith Curle's fundamentals.Then we finally get into the nuts and bolts of B-Teams, Project Big Picture and Gary Neville's "Save Our Beautiful Game" manifesto with the excellent Martin Calladine of the Ugly Game blog and Jay Cave, campaign manager for Against League 3.After that, there's a preview of Saturday's game v Plymouth with Nick from Argyle Life and we talk what challenge Town face from the Pilgrims.Last but not least in a bumper show, Jeff regales us with a tale of bumping into Mark Cooper at the taxis in town and we go through your Cobblers A-Z. We're now on the letter E and the son of god makes a reappearance.Mark Cooper
Friday Night Lights: Dr Congo's Rag Arse Rovers.
Season 1, Ep. 41
When I was young I had no sense I bought a flute for 50 pence, the only tune the flute would play was listen to the What A Load Of Cobblers podcast without delay.It's Derby Day on Saturday and we're getting ready for the battle of Nen v Neen by chatting with Posh fan James from the Posh Report to get the lowdown on what Town are up against.Elsewhere we discuss players that have turned out for both club including a run- in with a mysterious Dr Congo.We're up to the letter D in the Cobblers A-Z and there's a mention for the late great Dave Bowen while Ian talks about how he was publicly humiliated by Alex Dyer.Finally, it's a flashback to 1974 and the infamous Battle Of Abington Park where the town's youth turned up to give it to their Posh counterparts at the bandstand. Samurai Swords not compulsory.UTC FTP!
Friday Night Lights: Go Go Gadget Leg
Season 1, Ep. 41
If you had the wings of a sparrow, if you had the arse of the crow. First stop would be London Road but next up would be to listen to a bunch of ignoramuses talk Cobblers.This week WALOC talks, Eric Dier's toilet break, Seb Harris' Inspector Gadget obsession, the EFL bailout and 2 years for Keith Curle in the Cobblers top job. Read that out without taking a breath and you'll be approaching Curle's post-match delivery.Elsewhere we work out who would win a fight between Jimmy Floyd Hassebaink and our man Keith + Bristol Rovers fan Caz May joins us to gas about the Gas and preview the upcoming game with Bristol Rovers.Lastly there's the A-Z of the Cobblers where Corrazin, Costain Homes and Paul Culpin are chatted about while we work out why Martin has an aversion to scarves.
Friday Night Lights: Barry Richardson's ring.
Season 1, Ep. 40
It's Friday Night in lockdown and what else is there to do for any self respecting Northampton Town fan than listen to a group of idiots talk Cobblers?Andy regales us with a pro-Japanese footballer only slightly older than Jacob Rees-Mog but still playing whilst Tom goes off on one about Sean Dyche and Hedge Funds.There's analysis of the redevelopment and we question whether Town are getting left behind by P*sh and Luton?Hull City fan Rick Skelton joins us to chew the fat on the upcoming clash v the Tigers.Then there's the Supersub feature, this time focusing on the Liverpool League cup giant killing of 2010.Finally in the A-Z of the Cobblers, we're on to B and Martin questions whether he saw Barry Richardson get down on one knee in a Bridge Street disco bar. That's enough for one week!
Friday Night Lights: Only Fools and Horsfall
Season 1, Ep. 38
Play it nice and cool son...Friday Night Light is back with a heavy Only Fools and Horses vibe as talk about the classic sitcom's locations in Bristol.Elsewhere there's a preview of the upcoming Shrewsbury Town match with Shrews podcast Salopcast and we chew the fat over who is likely to come out on top.Jake regales us with his expert knowledge of the Cobblers circa 2000 including Richard Dryden and a player shot in the face with an airgun for our Supersub feature.Lastly we start the Cobblers A-Z, starting with Ansell's burgers and Andy revels in the smell of fried onions.Quite possibly the best podcast to feature the other Peter Clark.
Friday Night Lights: Berry Terry Cherry
Season 1, Ep. 37
We're all about the rhyming triumvirate this week as Martin regales us with a tale of a meeting between Berry, Terry and Cherry.We preview Saturday's tie V Wimbledon with Dons' programme editor Ray Armfield, going through their new signings and hearing about the new stadium which isn't far off completion.There's a debut for the word game about to sweep the nation EFON ELAD, that leaves os pondering whether New Caledonia is a province or a country.Then in the Super Sub feature we swap in some players from the Cobblers team in 1990 into Keith Curle's current crop including the likes of Bobby Barnes and Stuart Beavon.Lastly the WALOC crew go over their favourite matches v Wimbledon over the years and there's a return for Boothroyd's airplane in the sky.About as comprehensively inane build up to the weekend's action as you're going to find.
Friday Night Lights: Dougie Hodgson's East Stand Walkabout
Season 1, Ep. 36
Another new season dawns and the WALOC crew are wrapped in the 1 game only enthusiasm for what awaits.We talk about Keith Keith Amber Leaf's lighter down the sock story and muse on what Cobblers player is most likely to smoke a pipe.EFL genius Gabriel Sutton joins us to go through the new Cobblers signings and preview the Cardiff League Cup game.Then we rack our brains for the most forgettable Cobblers players, the ghosts who wore the claret and white and made next to no impression feat the likes of Nabil Abidallah and a player who went on to star in Batman.To wrap things off there's chat about our favourite clashes with the Bluebirds from South Wales including the infamous "battle of the hill" which left Ian legging it into Sixfields for safety.Ryan Kirby this one's for you.
Friday Night Lights: Police (PTS) Academy 7: Operation Pygmy
Season 1, Ep. 35
We're funny how? Funny like we're a clown, do we amuse you?The WALOC hosts picks out mobster names and try and work out why Marty Slugger owns so many baseball bats.Then there's talk of Ivan Toney's reported move to Brentford from deadly rivals P*sh.Ever thought about what would happen if Lionel Messi or another world class player joined the Cobblers, then wonder no more via a spell for Johan Cruyff spell under Aidy Boothroyd and Mario Kempes ending up living in Bellinge.Elsewhere we talk about the best ever Cobblers player chants and Jefferson hits the high notes of a Eurodance epic about a certain Ian Atkins player.Make sure you listen or you'll be sleeping with the fishes if you know what we're saying.
Friday Night Lights: Lesley Joseph Owes Us Nothing
Season 1, Ep. 34
Farewell Charlie Goode, Northampton's rose. Your candle burned out long before the East Stand was ever finished.We're not crying you are.Don't worry, Charlie's not dead he's just joined Brentford and WALOC talks the Goode transfer with EFL expert Gabriel Sutton A.K.A Football Lab.There's discussion of the dreaded undisclosed tag and just what the Cobblers' record sale actually is.Elsewhere, Red Bull ambassador Jake Moore makes the pitch for the energy drinks giants to take over the Cobblers, Jefferson invents a cocktail of Aftershock and Coke and Andy talks a date who doesn't know what Pâté is.Finally we settle down to an intimate dinner party that may or may not include Poul Hubertz calling everyone the C word, Bernie Sanders, Adult film star Omar and the CEO of Red Bull Dietrich Mateschitz.In short, Lesley Joseph owes us nothing.