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Jermaine Beckford interview: Interludes to intermissions – Back to the stage for Preston’s master marksman




Goals have been the native language as Jermaine Beckford has made himself heard throughout the past decade, with plot twists a plenty to contend with for the Preston North End striker. Continuity is often an elusive ingredient in the modern game, although some pieces to the puzzles certainly haven’t altered for the ex-Everton and Leeds United man, including his chosen entrance track that sparked his pro years into life. Read more →

Chris Humphrey interview: Preston’s Reggae Boy on the riddim exclusive


Although winger Chris Humphrey is certainly no outsider when it comes to Jamaica, the Preston North End number seven’s Reggae Boyz teammates have him feeling like a vinyl lover with free reign in a record store when they showcase their musical jewels to the ex-Motherwell man. Read more →

Carlo Nash interview: Chilis fan Potters keeper not big on Ricardo’s reggae!

Although his spells as a first-choice goalkeeper in his career have been somewhat sporadic, Stoke City’s Carlo Nash is an experienced name in and around the top level of English football and as a Red Hot Chili Peppers fan he isn’t a big lover of his Jamaican teammate Ricardo Fuller’s tunes. Read more →

Darren Carter interview: Music a key fixture in Brum promotion hero’s life

Darren Carter celebrates his promotion-winning penalty for Birmingham City in 2002

As the 18-year-old in 2002 who scored the winning penalty to secure Birmingham City’s  promotion to the Premier League, Darren Carter has taken music with him throughout a career which had such a soundtrack-worthy beginning. Read more →