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Category Archives: Interviews

Lee Bullen interview: Ex-Owls skipper on team spirit and the music taste of Paul Sturrock!

Sheffield Wednesday secured promotion to the Championship in 2005 thanks in no small part to a unique spirit amongst the team, ability in key areas and according to former captain Lee Bullen, the odd unorthodox method from manager Paul Sturrock. Read more →

Michael Duberry interview: Napa was the place to be says defender

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. Read more →

Cillian Sheridan interview: Bulgarian music not for me says Ireland striker!

Republic Of Ireland's Cillian Sheridan challenged by Argentina's Javier Mascherano (Photo courtesy of Anthony Stanley/STF Photo Agency)


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. Read more →

Craig Hignett interview: Boro Brazilians’ tunes not to everyone’s liking!


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. Read more →

Simon Johnson interview: From the urban to the Irish, eclectic music at Premier League Leeds

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. Read more →