Episode 46

'I Was Getting Death Threats': Singing The Blues Meets... Chris Kirkland

Dom and James spend a fascinating hour with former Wednesday keeper Chris Kirkland talking about his time with the Owls and much more, including:

-The moment he decided to leave the club as he was literally about to put pen to paper on a new contract

-Why he was relieved to lose the number one spot to Keiren Westwood

-The fallout from the Leeds incident including death threats and why he can't ever visit the city again

-His own battles with mental health and what he's doing to help others

-His new job - and hopes for the future

-Why he's climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

-His unashamed love for Liverpool... and Take That

Thank you to our Gold supporter, Tyto Law: https://www.tytolaw.co.uk/

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About your hosts

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James Marriott

James is a Podcast Strategist and specialises in helping brands and individuals to get a podcast off the ground. His hobbies include football, fancy beer and collecting gadgets and microphones.
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Dom Howson

Dom covers Sheffield Wednesday for Yorkshire Live, having been at the Sheffield Star for several years before then writing about The Owls. He's in the press box for every game home and away, whether he wants to or not.