Football Is Nice with Russell Brand
Episode #11 (feat. John Barnes)

Episode #11 (feat. John Barnes)

October 21, 2021

Welcome to Football is Nice with me, Russell Brand, and my co-host Gareth Roy!

This football-based aural joy involves:

  • Gareth's need to multiple words for love
  • Former footballer John Barnes joins us in an incredible conversation 
  • Jenny May's favourite player revealed 
  • Bobby Firmino's Teeth
  • The Manager that is a bottler 
  • Great goals! GREAT GOALS.
  • Russell's experience at the opera
  • American Football VS English Football
  • Football Manager Fashion Review Continued 
  • The Football Is Nice League Table 

If you'd like to send a compliment to Gareth please tweet @jennymayfinn on Twitter!

Let us know what you think of it on Twitter using #FootballisNice and if you are listening on iTunes please leave us a review! 

Twitter: @russellbrand, @garethtrews, @jennymayfinn

Instagram: @russellbrand, @jennymayfinn

Produced by Jenny May Finn

 

Episode #10 (feat. The Newcastle Takeover)

Episode #10 (feat. The Newcastle Takeover)

October 14, 2021

Welcome to Football is Nice with me, Russell Brand, and my co-host Gareth Roy!

This football-based audio production involves:

  • Reflecting on International week
  • The Newcastle Takeover
  • Gareth's boring Scotland analysis 
  • Russell's Hollywood Star Wig Experience
  • Pirates
  • Your most memorable non-football football moments!
  • More breakfasts...

If you'd like to send a compliment to Gareth please tweet @jennymayfinn on Twitter!

Let us know what you think of it on Twitter using #FootballisNice and if you are listening on iTunes please leave us a review! 

Twitter: @russellbrand, @garethtrews, @jennymayfinn

Instagram: @russellbrand, @jennymayfinn

Produced by Jenny May Finn

 

Episode #9 (feat. Dean Ashton)

Episode #9 (feat. Dean Ashton)

October 7, 2021

Welcome to Football is Nice with me, Russell Brand, and my co-host Gareth Roy!

This football-based audio production involves:

  • Russell's experience in a cryogenic chamber 
  • Dean Ashton (former West Ham, Noriwch & England player)
  • Giving managers yellow cards 
  • Too many Aston Villa players names sound like Cop Double Acts
  • Your compliments for Gareth
  • Brentford Manager has too many gimmicks 
  • Your favourite most unusual football takedowns & criticisms
  • Graham Potter's beard
  • Some thoughts on the latest games...

If you'd like to send a compliment to Gareth please tweet @jennymayfinn on Twitter!

Let us know what you think of it on Twitter using #FootballisNice and if you are listening on iTunes please leave us a review! 

Twitter: @russellbrand, @garethtrews, @jennymayfinn

Instagram: @russellbrand, @jennymayfinn

Produced by Jenny May Finn

 

Episode #08 (feat. True Geordie)

Episode #08 (feat. True Geordie)

September 30, 2021

Welcome to Football is Nice with me, Russell Brand, and my co-host Gareth Roy!

A few of the things discussed:

  • Gareth's ability to predict the correct results
  • Bielsa's Bucket - does it help or hinder Leeds?
  • True Geordie aka Brian Davis joins us
    • Newcastle's ownership
    • His incredible dislike for Steve Bruce 
  • Russell's hatred of the use of heat and stinging references for goalie's hands
  • Is Aston Villa's assistant manager a rockstar?
  • Russell gets more compliments than Gareth
  • The reason why footballers are not allowed to remove their shirts shocks Russell
  • How to successfully distract a pirate
  • We play some new listener jingles!

If you'd like to send a compliment to Gareth please tweet @jennymayfinn on Twitter!

Let us know what you think of it on Twitter using #FootballisNice and if you are listening on iTunes please leave us a review! 

Twitter: @russellbrand, @garethtrews, @jennymayfinn

Instagram: @russellbrand, @jennymayfinn

Produced by Jenny May Finn

 

Episode #7 (feat. Ben Foster)

Episode #7 (feat. Ben Foster)

September 23, 2021

Welcome to Football is Nice with me, Russell Brand, and my co-host Gareth Roy!

This week we discuss:

  • Russell's Football Breakdown
  • Russell's inability to pronounce players names and cities properly 
  • How Bowen needs to kick the ball harder
  • Unfit looking referees of yester-year 
  • Ben Foster joins post-training 
  • How managers are like Father-figures
  • Your worst reactions when a game is going wrong
  • Gareth's ability to predict and control the future
  • Are Chelsea unstoppable?

Let us know what you think of it on Twitter using #FootballisNice and if you are listening on iTunes please leave us a review! 

Twitter:@russellbrand

Instagram:@russellbrand 

Produced by Jenny May Finn

Episode #6 (feat. Impersonator Conor Moore)

Episode #6 (feat. Impersonator Conor Moore)

September 16, 2021

Welcome to Football is Nice with me, Russell Brand, and my co-host Gareth Roy!

This week we discuss:

  • Russell does his weekly football (mental) breakdown
  • The lengths some of you have gone to meet players 
  • Ronaldo week
  • We chat to the incredible football coach impersonator Conor Moore
  • How Russell doesn't think Norwich is a proper club
  • Chelsea and Villa
  • Oli Watkins and Dean Smith sound like made up footballer names
  • Gareth's controversial tweet to Match of the Day
  • We try to predict the weekend's results 
  • Why is the third kit?!

Let us know what you think of it on Twitter using #FootballisNice and if you are listening on iTunes please leave us a review! 

Twitter:@russellbrand

Instagram:@russellbrand 

Produced by Jenny May Finn

Episode #5 (feat. David Seaman)

Episode #5 (feat. David Seaman)

September 9, 2021

Welcome to Football is Nice with me, Russell Brand, and my co-host Gareth Roy!

This week we discuss:

  • We speak to David Seaman and he reveals some of his goalkeeping secrets
  • How Ronaldo makes Russell doubt himself 
  • The most imaginative football chants you've heard
  • How much Russell loves Roy Keane
  • Gareth's obsession with the documentary Fever Pitch!: The Rise of the Premier League

Let us know what you think of it on Twitter using #FootballisNice and if you are listening on iTunes please leave us a review! 

If you'd like to come to my live show/festival mentioned on the podcast on Sunday 12th Sept get your tickets here:

https://russellbrand.ticketsrv.co.uk/tickets/

Twitter:@russellbrand

Instagram:@russellbrand 

Produced by Jenny May Finn

Episode #4

Episode #4

September 2, 2021

Welcome to Football is Nice with me, Russell Brand, and my co-host Gareth Roy!

This is some of what we discuss:

  • Gareth's experience going to watch Charlton
  • Michaeil Antonio's rockstar personality 
  • The poetic and dark abusive chants fans come up with
  • Russell's hatred for towns that play more than one sport
  • The Winklepicker Scavenger Hunt
  • Playing football at Robbie Williams LA Mansion

Let us know what you think of it on Twitter using #FootballisNiceand if you are listening on iTunes please leave us a review! 

Twitter:@russellbrand

Instagram:@russellbrand 

Produced by Jenny May Finn

Episode #3 (feat. F.C. United)

Episode #3 (feat. F.C. United)

August 26, 2021

Welcome to Football is Nice with me, Russell Brand, and my co-shot Gareth Roy!

In this episode:

  • We have Russell's (mental) breakdown of this week's football
  • Joe Cole's deep philosophical musings
  • Pep's hoover bag shoes
  • The various ways fans distract players - is it right?
  • We speak to a founding member of F.C. United - George Baker
  • Why Gareth hasn't played french horn at The Proms

If you'd like to become a member of F.C. United of Manchester or just learn more about them go here: http://www.fc-utd.co.uk

Let us know what you think of it on Twitter using #FootballisNiceand if you are listening on iTunes please leave us a review! 

Twitter:@russellbrand

Instagram:@russellbrand 

ProducedbyJenny May Finn

Episode #2 (feat. Bobby Zamora & Dean Windass)

Episode #2 (feat. Bobby Zamora & Dean Windass)

August 19, 2021

Welcome to Football is Nice with me, Russell Brand and my co-host Gareth Roy!

This week...

  • We spoke to the great Bobby Zamaro
  • Dean Windass joined us whilst parked outside a Butcher Shop
  • Who has the best team crest?
  • Is it cheeky to ask a player for their shirt? 
  • Does a player's number affect their psyche?
  • Ian Wright and Roy Keane's punditry 
  • Trite observations 
  • Which manager could you be friend's with?
  • Goal celebrations and sore knees

Let us know what you think of it on Twitter using #FootballisNice and if you are listening on iTunes please leave us a review! 

Twitter: @russellbrand

Instagram: @russellbrand 

Produced by Jenny May Finn

 

 

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