clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Roker Rapport Podcast Xtra: Historical Edition - Leigh Roose Special!

A short while ago, our very own James Copley sat down with ‘Lost in France’ author Spencer Vignes, and Sunderland AFC historian and author Paul Days, to have a truly fascinating conversation about Sunderland legend and WWI hero - Leigh Roose! LISTEN IN - you can hear this week’s show on iTunesAcast and Youtube.

If you buy something from an SB Nation link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement.

Leigh Richmond Roose
James Nickels

What are we talking about on this episode?

  • Leigh Richmond Roose; goalkeeper, scholar, playboy, maverick, Lance Corporal;
  • The birth of the football superstar;
  • The early, fascinating history of English League football and Sunderland AFC;
  • The many footballers who joined their fellow man to fight in the trenches of WWI;
  • Throwing grenades instead of footballs!
  • All this and much, much more. It’s honey for the ears!

How do I listen/subscribe?

Click here to find us on iTunes, and be sure to hit the subscribe button - that way, each time a new Episode of the Roker Rapport is released it will very handily drop straight on your device, ready to listen to at your leisure. Alternatively, you can search for us via iTunes or the Podcast app by simply typing ‘Roker Rapport’.

We’re also available now on Youtube. If you want to keep up to date with the channel - click here to subscribe!

You can find us on the Acast app from Windows phones (click here), the iTunes store (click here) & Google Play (click here) for free - once you have that, search for ‘Roker Rapport’ and subscribe. Just like on iTunes, each new episode of the show will drop automatically for you on your device once you’ve subscribed - easy peasy.