Episode 11

Get Your Head In The Game

There are two things on our minds this week...

Firstly, of course, the appointment of Tony Pulis as Sheffield Wednesday manager. What team will he pick, which players are in, which are out, what formation is he going to go with, and does Dom like him now? ... Just a few of the questions we look at.

But we also focus on the subject of mental health and in particular the role of football in such an important subject.

Owls Together on 28 November is fast approaching - the idea of a virtual matchday, giving us all the kick we need to make sure we catch up with friends and family - just like we would on a normal matchday, but virtually.

We're joined by author and Wednesdayite Dominic Stevenson (@HatScarfShirt) whose book Get Your Head In The Game explores that link between mental health and football, and features interviews with a variety of former Owls.

Plus we speak to Josie Soutar from Sheffield Flourish, a mental health charity doing amazing work throughout the city, with a unique football connection.

If you haven't already, please think about reaching out to family, friends - even the people you normally sit near at Hillsborough - and arrange a chat next Saturday. Before, after, during the game - it's up to you. Maybe they really need that catch-up.

We're also trying to raise some much needed funds for both Sheffield Flourish and Sheffield Mind.

If you can spare a few quid, please head to: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/OwlsTogether

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About your hosts

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James Marriott

James has worked in media since 18 and is a Media and Podcast Specialist. James is a Sheffield Wednesday ticket holder, sitting on the North Stand and goes to most away games. He enjoys a beer or seven.
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Dom Howson