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Author Archives: Christian Brookes

Shaun Batt interview: Lions attacker stays involved during nightmare spell

A 2010 League One play-off winner, Millwall forward Shaun Batt had to begin over a year of injury hell just weeks after the Wembley success but has battled through the turbulent times, even staying involved with the team music. Read more →

Martyn Woolford interview: Stead’s sounds the usual favourites says Robins winger

Bristol City winger Martyn Woolford is one of a number of players to successfully make the progression from non-league football to the professional game and it is one of his ex-top level colleagues at Ashton Gate whose iPod gets the most airtime before games. Read more →

Rohan Ricketts interview: 50 Cent meets ex-Arsenal and Spurs midfielder

Since departing the English game in 2008, ex-Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Rohan Ricketts has been on something of a voyage both on and off the field, making some considerable connections along the way, with US star 50 Cent a notable example. Read more →

Zesh Rehman interview: Thai hip-hop an entirely new one for ex-Fulham defender

Zesh Rehman, the first British Asian footballer to play in all of England’s top four divisions seeked new pastures at the end of 2010, moving to Thai Premier League champions Muang Thong United to experience a completely different kind of challenge. Read more →

Ashley Williams interview: Gaffer’s music taste passes the test for Swans stalwart

Welsh international defender Ashley Williams has been a truly vital component in Swansea City’s elevation to become Wales’ first Premier League club, so he is as well-placed as any to judge the music taste around the Liberty Stadium, including that of his manager Brendan Rodgers. Read more →