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Elephant Sport Podcast – Golden Boy Award Special

Elephant Sport Podcast – Golden Boy Award Special

Elephant Sport correspondents Chris Aguiar, Caleb Sage, Kortney Hudson, Umar Chouhdry, Hassan Abdullah and Dan Thomas discuss the aftermath of the Golden Boy award, Renato Sanches’ future and if football praises individualism over team effort.

This sparks a strong conversation in the studio that also looks at whether talented young footballers are overshadowed by the Ronaldo/Messi era, and if the Golden Boy award places undue pressure on the winners.

Give it a listen here:

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Elephant Sport midweek Championship Podcast

Elephant Sport midweek Championship Podcast

Aaron Paul, Shan Gambling and Dan Racheter take a light hearted yet informative look at the goings-on in the EFL Championship, reviewing the weekend’s games, looking ahead to tonight’s fixtures (18/10/16) and exploring some of the league’s top news stories.

In this week’s podcast: Mick McCarthy and job security at Ipswich; Fulham’s much-needed win; Neil Warnock’s arrival at Cardiff, with an upturn in fortunes for Marouane Chamakh.

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Football Freestyle Fever

Football Freestyle Fever

Elephant Sport correspondents Hassan Abdullah, Christopher Aguiar, Umar Chodhury, Kortney Hudson, Caleb Sage and Daniel Thomas head down to London Southbank to interview some of football’s hottest young freestylers. 

Football freestyle and showboating has its origins deeply rooted in The Netherlands yet, in London, you can find some of the world’s best tricksters.

Our correspondents caught up with Jack Downer and Mo, two freestylers and London United FC teammates, in order to discuss the growth of freestyling in England and how exactly it has made them better footballers.

Check out the video package here:

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Elephant Sport Podcast – FA Cup Special

Elephant Sport Podcast – FA Cup Special

In this edition of the Elephant Sport podcast, reporters Daniel Racheter and Shan Gambling sample the delights of non-league football as they embark on trips to Braintree and Burgess Hill.

Ahead of the final qualifying round of the FA Cup this weekend, Shan has an exclusive interview with ex-Brighton defender and Burgess Hill manager Ian Chapman, who gives us an insight into how important the cup is to club, manager and players.

Daniel visited Braintree Town and spoke to a season ticket holder as the club prepares for their cup match with  National League rivals Bromley.

We also look ahead to a few other FA Cup weekend fixtures, in which 32 non-league clubs will proceed to Round One proper. Clubs from the Football Leagues One and Two enter at this stage, meaning potential fixtures against the likes of Portsmouth, Bolton and Charlton to name a few.

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Laura Howarth – fighting mentality

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Preparation is an integral part of any fighter’s routine.

There is no killer blow or perfectly executed punch combo that can create the desired effect without weeks of fine tuning.

In this video, professional MMA fighter Laura Howarth talks about the process she goes through and the state of mind she needs in preparing for a bout.

Based is Portsmouth, she fights for Invicta FC and has two wins and one loss under her belt so far.

 

Fifa and chill with Tommie Hoban

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At the age of 22, it’s fair to say Tommie Hoban has been through his fair share of ups and downs.

The Watford academy graduate played a huge part in helping the Hornets gain promotion to the Premier League last term under Slavisa Jokanovic, although his season in the top flight has been blighted by injury.

Defender Hoban talks about Watford’s season, striking duo Troy Deeney and Odion Ighalo, playing against his boyhood club, top memories in his career so far, as well as being asked about the best manager he’s played under.

Interview filmed and conducted by George Thomas and Oliver Warburton; edited by George Thomas.

‘That Vibe Dance’ ready for Sport Relief

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Elephant Sport’s Sharif Said and Joel McArdle visit the New Horizons dance studio in Mitcham to catch up with youth dance teacher Rochelle Janman and her group to find out how their preparations have been progressing ahead of their Sport Relief debut.

This short film was recorded, edited and produced by Sharif Said and Joel McArdle.