Football Is Nice with Russell Brand
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

 

 

Episode #1

Episode #1

August 12, 2021

Welcome to Episode #1 of Football is Nice with me, Russell Brand and my co-host Gareth.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Our embarrassing football stories
  • Your embarrassing football stories
  • Messi crying
  • Russell auditioning to be in a football advert
  • Harry Kane Transfer Saga
  • Crowdfunding a football club (cult)
  • The power of PE teachers
  • Pestering Ryan Reynolds

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

 

The Pilot

The Pilot

August 7, 2021

Welcome to the pilot episode of Football Is Nice with me, Russell Brand, and my co-host and producer Gareth Roy. This is the debut episode, meandering in parts but full of heart, wit and sharp observations like football is nice.

During these 90 minutes you might discover:

We like streakers.
Gareth offended Mark Noble.
Fans are nice.
Hearing Sweet Caroline is painful for Russell.
Steve Bruce's writings.
Thoughts Jack Grealish’s general hotness.
Full circles.

Please join us every Wednesday - we would love it if you could subscribe and leave us a review too!

Produced by Jenny May Finn

Pre-Season Friendly Teaser

Pre-Season Friendly Teaser

August 5, 2021

A very brief moment from the upcoming Football is Nice pilot episode!

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