Around the turn of the century the UK garage scene was a phenomenon and no place loved the genre more than renowned Cypriot party resort Ayia Napa, as former Chelsea and current Oxford United defender Michael Duberry recalls.
Republic Of Ireland international frontman Cillian Sheridan has learnt plenty since moving to CSKA Sofia from Celtic last summer but Bulgaria’s traditional music will not be making its way onto his iPod anytime soon.
Former Middlesbrough keeper Ben Roberts spoke recently on this blog about his love for the music Brazilian duo Juninho and Emerson brought to Teesside, but the South American beats weren’t such a favourite for former teammate and Merseysider Craig Hignett.
Making his way up from the youth team in Leeds United’s Premier League days, attacking midfielder Simon Johnson witnessed an interesting mix of music favoured by some of his big name teammates.
In his playing days Chris Bart-Williams was part of an era for Sheffield Wednesday which fans still remember very fondly, although his musical taste didn’t quite have such pride of place in the dressing room at Hillsborough.