Fat Lads Go In Goal

Fat Lads Go In Goal

A football podcast hosted by three unapologetically biased Birmingham City fans.Find us on the Sport Social website:https://podcast.sport-social.co.uk/podcast/fat-lads-go-in-goal/Part of the We Are Birmingham Network.

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All good things must come to an end...

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Nov 5

32 min 1 sec

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Oct 29

1 hr 23 min

Pugh has handed in his sick note and Jack has fallen victim to public transport trauma so this week Mark is joined by Tom Oxland for a shorter and sweeter episode!

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Oct 22

45 min 48 sec

The Fat Lads are back for a live watchalong special where they discuss pretty much anything and everything other than the game they're supposed to be watching!

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Oct 14

2 hr 13 min

Jack's away but The Fat Lads are joined by special guest Tom Oxland to discuss all things Blues including the loss to Forest, Juke's reputation, Dean's morale boosting and Bowyer's comments on Scott Hogan.Half time sees the return of the Booze League as Tequila gets reviewed and rated by the Lads. Then in the second half Mark forces the boys to play a game of Oxlade, Oxland or Haaland...Finally, it's Tom's duty to ask the questions in this weeks Stats Are For Prats

Oct 8

1 hr 30 min

Jack's away but The Fat Lads are joined by special guest Tom Oxland to discuss all things Blues including the loss to Forest, Juke's reputation, Dean's morale boosting and Bowyer's comments on Scott Hogan.Half time sees the return of the Booze League as Tequila gets reviewed and rated by the Lads. Then in the second half Mark forces the boys to play a game of Oxlade, Oxland or Haaland... Finally, it's Tom's duty to ask the questions in this weeks Stats Are For Prats

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Oct 8

1 hr 30 min

The Fat Lads are in a sombre mood as they discuss the draw with Preston and loss to QPR. They debate formations, selections, Bears and Pokémon before reviewing Kinder Surprise and announcing the Wetty Of The Week at half time. Then in the second half, the Lads play a game of Footballing Smash Or Pass before Mark takes a turn in the quizmaster hit seat in this week's Stats Are For Prats

Oct 1

1 hr 24 min

For the first time this season, all three Lads are fit, healthy and present! This week they discuss the disasterous performance against the Posh, look forward to our games against Preston and QPR and discuss the various points deductions around the league. Toffee Crisp is submitted into the Chocolate League at half time then after the break the Lads answer the biggest question in football (the only way that they can) Messi vs Ronaldo... who's better?Finally it's the long awaited return of Stats Are For Prats as Mark faces off against Jack

Sep 24

1 hr 28 min

Jack's back! The Walsall starlet joins Pugh for this weeks Fat Lads Go In Goal as they look back to the recent Derby and Fulham games as well as offering preditcions for this weekends clash with the Posh. Bounty is submitted into the half time Chocolate League before the Lads offer up a series of things that are just too damn good for this world...

Sep 17

1 hr

The Fat Lads are live! Mark and Pugh were joined by a lively comment section for an interactive watch along of the England's clash with Poland. In true Fat Lads fashion, the conversation was about 10% England, 90% every other topic that sprang to mind

Sep 9

2 hr 8 min

The Fat Lads are 50! This week they talk all things Blues and all things Deeney before moving on to review Snickers and answering a series of fan submitted questions. Who would the lads most like to go on a 3 day bender with and just what is the perfect meal deal...?

Sep 3

1 hr 34 min

This week the Fat Lads are joined by Bristol Rovers fan Lucy Ford to talk all things Blues including our 5 - 0 destruction of Loo'un Town, a cup game we don't really care about and a failed protest. Galaxy caramel is inducted into the Fat Lads chocolate league at half time before talk turns to money, money, money as the Lads and Lucy discuss some insane transfer fees. Then, a challenge is set to spend a fictional £1bn on the Blues. will this money be spent wisely...? Finally, it's Lucy's turn to play quizmaster in this week's Stats Are For Prats. Will Pugh remain victorious...?

Aug 27

1 hr 30 min

The Fat Lads are back for the first episode of Season 4! This week kicks off with a rant or two about the shambolic ticketing issues in the Tilton and Kop. The Lads go on to discuss the recent win against Sheffield United and make thier predictions for the Stoke and Bournemouth clashes.Reeses Peanut Butter Cups are inducted into the Fat Lads Confectionary League at half time then in the second half the Lads make their end of season promotion/relegation predictions.Finally, the show ends with Stats Are For Prats. Is this the year Jack finally goes on a winning streak...?

Aug 13

1 hr 27 min

The Fat Lads are back with their final Euros special! Is it REALLY coming home? How did the Fat Lads fare with their tournament predictions? Who's in the running to be crowned Player Of The Tournament? And which lucky Fat Lad will be at Wembley on Sunday...?

Jul 9

47 min 22 sec

The Fat Lads are back with episode two of their Euro specials series. This week they look back and review the tournament so far. Who has impressed? Who has failed to deliver? How far will England go? All this and much more will be analysed in in the first half. Then at half time the Lads look at the recent Blues news including the signings of Ryan Woods and Jordan Graham as well as the promotion of Craig Gardner to Technical Director. Then in the second half Mark, Jack and Pugh offer up thier starting XI's for Tuesday's clash with Germany...

Jun 25

1 hr 28 min

The Fat Lads are back with a new mini series of Euro 2020 special episodes! In the first installment, the Lads preview each team participating in this year's tournament in a way that only the Fat Lads can! They run through each group one by one, stopping only to review England football songs at half time. Pugh also conducts the first ever Fat Lads sweepstake draw where viewers will compete to win 50 whole English pounds! Look out for Episode 2 of the series in a fortnight's time...

Jun 11

1 hr 47 min

This week the Fat Lads are joined by Caz May to discuss the #HerGameToo movement. They also announce the winners of the Fat Lads End Of Season Awards and offer their thoughts on the final Beer League Submission; Coors Light. Finally, it's Jack v Pugh in an end of season Stats Are For Prats extravaganza! This is SAFP with a twist...

May 21

1 hr 37 min

The Fat Lads are back to discuss all things Blues including our final game against Blackburn, the resignation of Dong Ren and the rarely seen red away kit. They also offer their personal season reviews and look ahead to next year's campaign. Sol is submitted into the Beer League at half time before the nominees are announced for this year's Fat Lads End Of Season Awards Finally it's Mark vs Pugh in this weeks Stats Are For Prats. Will Pugh retain his crown...? Follow Fat Lads Go In Goal on Twitter @fatladspodcast Merch: www.redbubble.com/people/flgig Please like, share, comment and subscribe for more Fat Lads Go In Goal content!

May 14

1 hr 24 min

The Lads are back and mostly clothed as they discuss last weeks loss to Cardiff, question Bowyer's team selection and celebrate the last official appearance of this years Home kit. Brewdog Hazy Jane is submitted into the Beer League at half time before talk turns to the recent Social Media Blackout campaign and the Lads offer suggestions on how to deal with the ever increasing number of horrific DMs and comments received by sporting professional. Finally it's Jack vs Pugh in this week's slightly X-Rated Stats Are For Prats...

May 7

1 hr 20 min

The Blues are safe! The Fat Lads are back to discuss the win over Derby, Mark's twitter bet and Crispy Pancakes as well as Bowyer's comments on Halilovic, Leko and Miller. Thatchers Rose is inducted into the Best Of The Rest league at half time before talk turns to a Fantasy World Super League as the Lads pick their 12 inagural entrants. Finally it's Mark vs Jack in this weeks Stats Are For Prats! Merch: www.redbubble.com/people/flgig

Apr 30

1 hr 29 min

It's the return of Jack Allen! The Fat Lads are back up to full strength as they look back at the recent results against Rotherham and Nottingham Forest. The Lads also discuss social media criticism of players as well as looking ahead to Saturday's duel with Derby. Red wine is reviewed at half time before talk turns to the ESL as the conversation takes a slightly unexpected twist on the subject involving conspiracy theories and ultimately poses the question "is it REALLY dead..

Apr 23

1 hr 44 min

Jack is away this week so Mark and Pugh take on full Fat Lads duties as they look back at the recent win against Sturrrke. They also discuss Juke's contract extension, Leko's playing ability, Jude's record breaking goal and the post game comments from Michael O'Neill. Holsten Pills is submitted into the Beer League at half time before a mini podcast announcement is made in the final part of the show...

Apr 16

57 min 3 sec

The Fat Lads are back in business as they look back at the win against Swansea and draw with Brentford. They discuss the "sale" of the ground, the repairs to the stadium and re evaluate Birmingham City's survival prospects. Red Stripe is submitted into the beer league at half time before talk turns to the BCFC Women's team as resident Women's football expert Chris Pugh analyses the recently leaked letter from the players to the board and gives his honest, educated opinions on it all. Finally, it's Mark v Pugh in this week's Stats Are For Prats...

Apr 9

1 hr 32 min

The International Break is upon us which can only mean one thing... The Fat Lads Bracket! In part 3 of the series the Lads decide once and for all who the greatest Blues player of their lifetime is.Tsingtao is sampled and submitted into the Beer League at half time along with a selection of Easter treats...

Apr 2

1 hr 35 min

The Lads are back once more to look back at the Watford defeat, the protest plane, the passing of Frank Worthington and the postponement of the Rotherham match. Korev is submitted into the Beer League at half time then talk turns to football during the Lockdown Era as the Lads offer 3 things they're lookign forward to once fans return and something they're not quite overjoyed about... Finally, it's Mark vs Jack in this week's Stats Are For Prats

Mar 26

1 hr 34 min

It's been an eventful week at Birmingham City Football Club and the boys are back to discuss the worst kept secret in football as Bowyer takes over from Aitor Karanka. They discuss the recent win against Reading as well as THAT celebration.Continuing the celebratory mood, Prosecco and Champagne are reviewed at half time before the boys look at some fan-submitted tweets from this week's Caption Compest!Finally it's Jack vs Pugh in this weeks Stats Are For Prats. Can Jack make it two wins on the bounce...?

Mar 19

1 hr 29 min

The Fat Lads are back to discuss the loss to Barnsley, Jukey's role in the team and Harlee's heading prowess as well as weighing up Karanka vs Cotterill. Shipyard IPA is then submitted into the half time beer league before talk turns to football's most shocking moments. Finally it's Mark vs Jack in this week's Stats Are For Prats...

Mar 12

1 hr 28 min

Pugh is back! The Fat Lads are at full strength once more and ready to discuss the recent win over QPR and draw with Huddersfield. Leffe is submitted into the beer league at half time then Pugh is given the spotlight to air his grievences with the last few FLGIG shows. Finally, it's Champion vs Champion in Stats Are For Prats, who will unify the crowns...?

Mar 5

1 hr 28 min

Woz takes up the guest spot mantle this week as he joins Jack and Mark to discuss the last two games, Karanka's suspect subs, Harlee Dean's video montage and the fan produced banner. Guinness has the honour of being submitted into the Fat Lads Beer League at half time before focus turns to the recents "Decade In Decline" article the on Sky Sports website andtry to pinpoint exactly where things started to go wrong for Birmingham City FC. Finally, Woz plays quizmaster as Mark faces off against Jack once more in this week's Stats Are For Prats.

Feb 26

1 hr 15 min

Mark and Jack are joined by Bristol Rovers fan Caz May to discuss the continuing poor run of form, the Spanish N'Doye, Dong Ren's BBC WM interview, a lack of on-field direction and a slightly improved work rate. The Lads then offer their reviews of Fosters before submitting it into the half time beer league. Then talk turns to League One in the second half as Caz attempts to sell lower league football to the Lads whilst they desperatley try to search for positives. Finally, Caz has the honour of playing quizmaster in another Jack v Mark showdown in Stats Are For Prats...

Feb 19

1 hr 12 min

Mark and Jack are joined by BrummieJoe to discuss the loss to Bournemouth, Karanka's questionable tactics and the upcoming clash with Loo'un Town. Buckfast is entered into the Best Of The Rest league at half time before talk turns to 'away days' as the Lads share their best and worst anecdotes from football on the road. Finally, Joe has the pleasure of playing quiz master as Jack faces off against Mark in a Stats Are For Prats showdown

Feb 12

1 hr 20 min

The Fat Lads are back with a fiesty one this week. Fueled by 8% strength lager, the Lads discuss Birmingham City's recent draws with Coventry and Wycombe as well as reviewing the club's transfer dealings and Karanka's position at the club. Skol Super is submitted into the Beer League at half time then after the break the Lads revisit some promotion/relegation predictions from episode 12. Finally, it's Jack's turn to host Stats Are For Prats as Pugh attempts to retain his title

Feb 5

1 hr 29 min

The Fat Lads are back to discuss the latest goings on at the club and on the pitch, starting with a victory over Boro and the recent defeat to Preston. They comment on new loan signing Rakeem Harper as well as looking at the state of the pitch and Karanka's current win/loss percentage. Supermarket Value lager is reviewed at half time and the winner of the Skinny Lager competition is announced. Then in the second half the Lads revisit the Fat Lads Transfer Rumour Challenge before finishing up with Stats Are For Prats

Jan 22

1 hr 31 min

The Fat Lads are joined by Woz to look back at the weekends FA Cup loss to Manchester City as well as discussing a couple of tweets from a tabloid joirnalist, the current ownership situation and our upcoming fixture with Boro. Then Skinny Lager gets reviewed and submitted into the halftime Beer League before Mark issues Pugh and Jack with the Fat Lads Rumour Mill Challenge. Finally, Woz takes on the role of quizmaster as Pugh attempts to hold on to his Stats Are For Prats crown

Jan 15

1 hr 27 min

The festive period is over and the Fat Lads are back to discuss a pretty depressing run of poor form as well as this week's showdown against a little northern club called Manchester City. San Miguel gets submitted into the Beer League at half time then in the second half the Lads announce the winners and losers of this year's prestigious End Of Year Awards. Finally, after a crippling pre-Christmas defeat, it's Mark's turn to play quizmaster in this week's Stats Are For Prats as Pugh attempts to retain his title...

Jan 8

1 hr 33 min

In their last show before Christmas, the Lads are back to discuss all things Blues including the losses to Watford and Cardiff, Karanka's new positive approach and the constant penalty rollercoaster. The festive beverage 'Snowball' is reviewed at half time before Mark unleashes his Magnum Opus on his two unsuspecting podcasters and forces them to perform the Fat Lads Nativity. Finally, all Pugh wants for Christmas is to win Stats Are For Prats. Will he get his wish...?

Dec 2020

1 hr 14 min

This week the Lads are joined by Woz to discuss a very eventful week at the Blues. Amstel is submitted into the beer league at half time before attention turns to the Blues academy in the second half. Finally we end with Stats Are For Prats. Will Mark retain his crown once more....?

Dec 2020

1 hr 33 min

It's a fiesty one this week as the Fat Lads lock horns over Karanka's tactics, dull football and a series of poor results. There's a review of Camden Hells at half time before a viewer submitted Q&A session in the second half. Finally, it's Jack's turn to host Stats Are For Prats as Mark attempts to retain his crown once more

Nov 2020

1 hr 27 min

This week the Fat Lads are joined by Woz the Beer Fairy to talk all things Blues; including the loss to Bournemouth, Hogan's first goal of the season and the squad's hidden fire power. At half time the Lads review Peaky Blinder lager before turning the discussion to Jude Bellingham, academies and grass roots football in the second half. Woz is the quiz master on this week's Stats Are For Prats. Will Mark retain his crown....?

Nov 2020

1 hr 19 min

The Fat Lads are back to analyse the positives and negatives from Birmingham's win over Preston and defeat at the hands of Wycombe. At half time the fan-selected Carlsberg gets added to the Fat Lads Beer League before the second half discussion turns to memorable last minute winners and equalisers. Finally, it's Jack's turn to play quizmaster on this week's Stats Are For Prats

Nov 2020

1 hr 23 min

The Lads look back at our last two games and talk all things Blues including Scott Hogan's confidence, Ivan Sanchez's silky skills, San Jose's vision and the arrival of Pato...?!

Oct 2020

1 hr 23 min

The Lads look back at our two recent 1 - 0 losses and address the pros and cons of our current squad before discussing the current social media meltdown amongst a small section of the fan base. Skol gets submitted into the Fat Lads Beer League before the topic turns to Project Big Picture and the European League Proposal. Finally, it's Jack's turn to be quizmaster in this week's Stats Are For Prats...

Oct 2020

1 hr 17 min

FLGIG Ep18: The Bracket II is up now!Just who is the greatest European Premier League import ever? And more importantly; Who's most likely to win I'm A Celebrity....? (This one's really not for kids)

Oct 2020

1 hr 34 min

This week the Fat Lads discuss the recent draw with Sturke and question where our goals are going to come from before taking a look at the recent interview faux pas by Riley McGree.At half times there's a review of Erdinger and... coffee?!Then in the second half the boys lay the groundwork for next week's bracket episode and discuss the greatest European Prem imports ever. Finally, will Jack retain his Stats Are For Prats title...?

Oct 2020

1 hr 13 min

This week the Fat Lads look back at the weekend's draw with Rotherham as well as discussing the pros and cons of BluesTV. They also question what it means to be a "fan" or a "supporter" before offering up a half time beer review of Motion IPA by Attic Brew Co.Then in the second half the Fat Lads offer their picks of the window as they discuss the top transfers in the Premier League and Championship so far.Finally, they end with Stats are for Prats. Is this the week Jack finally wins one...?

Oct 2020

1 hr 26 min

Following BoJo's announcement that sport is to remain behind closed doors for the foreseeable future, the Fat Lads look at the implications for football as well as the impact on the fans.They also review the Swansea game and look forward to Rotherham at the weekend as well as offering thoughts on the most recent signing.

Sep 2020

1 hr 17 min

FLGIG Ep14: A Little Help From My FriendThis week the Fat Lads discuss the recent win over Brentford as well as assessing the impact of our new signings. Then after a mid-show Twitter announcement from the Blues, they also give their live reactions to the signing of Scott Hogan.After a half time review of Rattler Cyder, the Lads then offer up their promotion/relegation predictions before ending the show with another round of Stats Are For Prats

Sep 2020

1 hr 15 min

The Fat Lads are back! After a short hiatus Mark, Jack and Pugh return to discuss all things Blues including new signings, the new season and the recent defeat to Cambridge United.Then at half time they submit their reviews of Peroni into the Beer League and announce the winner of this week Blues shirt competition.In the second half the Fat Lads discuss Dong's new stance on social media PR before ending with another round of Stats Are For Prats

Sep 2020

1 hr 17 min

This week the Fat Lads give a mini season review, discuss the possible  arrival of Karanka and question the players passion.Then in the second half the Lads are talking all things Jude Bellingham  including the mural, the tweets and a heated debate around the retiring  of Jude's number.

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Jul 2020

1 hr 23 min

This week the Fat Lads discuss the continuing poor run of Blues results and question just how close we really are to relegation; and whether it truly would be the end of the world.Then in the second half the discussion gets a bit heated as the focus turns to VAR...

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Jul 2020

1 hr 24 min