It’s Chriiiiiiiiiissssssstmaaaaaaasssssss. All hail Noddy Holder, as we bring you our 2019 AFTN Soccer Show Christmas Special.
The show was so long we’ve had to split it into two parts for you, as we thought no-one will likely want to listen to four hours of this all in one podcast! So we’re bringing you part one today and part two on Christmas day itself.
It’s our usual festive mix of football chat, fun, games, gifts, and lots and lots of some of our favourites Christmas song, with many of them this year coming from our selected Artists of the Month.
We’ll be looking at the week’s big news in Whitecapsland and across MLS and Canadian soccer interspersed with it all, including Lucas Cavallini’s arrival, the fixtures for the season coming out, and the publication of the report into the women’s abuse scandal. Plus Andy Rose shares some Christmas memories with us from both on and off the pitch.
Here’s the rundown for the main segments from the episode:
07.35: Madness – Inanity Over Christmas
11.00: Whitecaps News of the Week – Cavallini and abuse report
31.49: Half Man Half Biscuit – It’s Cliched To Be Cynical At Christmas
36.11: Sultans of Ping – Xmas Bubblegum Machine
40.41: Football gifts
48.09: Frank Sidebottom – Christmas Medley
51.45: Andy Rose on Christmas
57.08: The Pogues – Fairytale Of New York
64.23: Whitecaps 2020 fixtures released
71.16: Quiz Time
73.44: Chantal Kreviazuk – Christmas Is A Way Of Life My Dear
77.16: MLS expansion talk
85.15: The Revillos – Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
90.07: Quiz Time
93.04: Emma Lee – It Won’t Be Christmas Till You’re Here
97.09: MLS and Canadian soccer news of the week
102.25: Do You Know Who I Am?
107.27: Slaves – Last Christmas
111.51: Quiz Time
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