Press and Media

TV

ITV

Our ITV feature by Chris Dawkes can be viewed here…

Radio

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Mark’s interview with Colin Murray is available to listen to here…

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Mark’s studio interview on the Hawksbee & Jacobs show will be available here soon.

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Clive and Mark were interviewed by BCB Radio which can be listened to on Soundcloud

The Press

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Fred Spiksley’s story formed an extended feature by Simon Burnton for their ‘Forgotten Story’ series. A really excellent article.

Mirror

“Relatives hope new book will do the ‘trick’ for forgotten England football hero Fred Spiksley.” Read it here…

“How one pioneering football coach warned England would fall down Europe’s pecking order in 1927.” Read it here…

“The oldest surviving photo of an international goal revealed as Scotland score against England in 1898.” Read it here…

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“Fred Spiksley – The Sheffield Wednesday star who shared a stage with Charlie Chaplin.” Read it here…

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Paul Browns review of our book for When Saturday Comes magazine is available to read online courtesy of Yahoo Sports here…

 

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“Amazing story of Owls legend Fred Spiksley.” Read here…

“170 Goal Legend”

Halifax Courier

“Local author tells fascinating football story”

Gains Standar

“Town’s Famous Football Son”

 

 

 

Podcasts

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Click here to listen to an excellent Football and the Great War podcast documentary for Mark Crossley’s ‘We Are Going Up’ programme. Alex Jackson from the National Football Museum and Mark Metcalf provide expert contributions including details of Spiksley’s experience of being in Germany at the outbreak of the war.