the goalfood interview: peter drury - part 2 - november 2010
Following on from last season’s popular goalfood blog ‘diary of a youth gaffer’, part two of our interview with ITV commentator Peter Drury reveals that Sunday mornings find our man at what we here at goalfood hq like to call the (ahem) ‘grassroots coalface’...
“...that gives me a great deal of satisfaction, just as it does to see one of my team’s boys who turned up for training two or three years ago hiding behind his mum’s skirt. He was a bit tearful and reluctant to join in but now I see him running round like a tiger and I think to myself if I had something to do with that and his increase in self-esteem and confidence, then that’ll do for me. I love that...”
the goalfood interview: peter drury - june 2010
as he prepares for his fourth world cup with itv, peter drury took time out to speak exclusively with goalfood
In this exclusive interview, Jack Gordon Brown talks to Dave Lewis, director of football’s first reality TV venture, the now infamous ‘Big Ron Manager’...
we spent a fascinating couple of hours with the donny gaffer shortly after the season ended. maybe he was in holiday mode with a week in greece booked for a couple of days’ hence, but the quiet man happily opened up on numerous subjects, and gave us a great insight into life as a real championship manager...
following on from last month’s focus on itv4’s cult show the big match revisited, simon harvey interviews programme producer (and son of the great brian), simon moore
the goalfood interview: martin fisher - june 2008
“I thought this was finally my big chance to make an impression on the great man, and it started promisingly when I said “Mr. Clough”, and he responded with “call me Brian”. However, that was about as good as it got, as he spent most of the time trying to throw a hat onto a coat stand like Reggie Perrin...”
the goalfood interview: duncan hamilton - june 2008
“I once waited nine hours in the corridor outside his room for an interview. I used to sit in one of the mfi office chairs outside his room. the club later offered to give me the chair because I’d spent more time in it than any other chair in my life.”