Football Vs Music: A Difficult Match

The FootieAndMusic Podcast

If they do go through with the threat and do kill 6 Music, as Yoda would say: “There is another…” The other is Dandelion Radio, an online radio station which was inspired by John Peel. The idea for the station (named after the record label that Peel ran) started around 2003. After some discussion on a web group and eventual meetings, a plan was put in place to create an online radio where the music played is in the spirit of the legendary man. They didn’t want a set playlist, they wanted to keep it Peel and they do this…

It Was 2̶0̶ 25 Years Ago This Month…

Barrow AFC - FA Trophy winners 1990

One of the greatest football memories I have is of Wembley on the 19th May 1990. This was when Barrow AFC reached the FA Trophy Final, where they beat Leek Town 3-nil. » View the full size image …and now 20 25 years later they’ll be back there again. But this time it’s “Barra” who’ll be the underdogs. [Back then Barrow were from the Conference and Leek were in the Northern Premier League – on Sat May 8th it’ll be AFC (who skirted with relegation) taking on Stevenage, the reigning Blue Square Prem League champions.] 2015 Update: They won !…

More Peelie

John Peel

Once again the Beeb is doing nothing for John Peel Day. But it doesn’t look like there’s anything else doing this year either which is sad. But we here at F&M keep his memory alive and every October (11-13th) we commemorate the man himself with some (sometimes related to footie) music. This year featuring his favourite band who do not need any introduction: » The Fall – Eat Y’Self Fitter » The Fall – Hit The North » The Fall – Theme From Sparta FC » The Fall – Kicker Conspiracy » Kicker Conspiracy video (filmed at Burnley) Oh and…