Across The Pitch Podcasts: Listen To Season 6 Episodes
Episode 272: The Cup Runneth Over - 2/2/2023
Return To The Pub
Phil, Tony, and Darren talk all things Accrington Stanley including the recent FA Cup match against Leeds United, the upcoming Papa John's trophy match against Bolton, recent signings in the transfer window, Saturday's match against Lincoln, and more!
Episode 271: Aaron Pressley Interview - 1/31/2023
Elvis Is In The Building
Phil and Tony talk to striker Aaron Pressley, currently on loan to Accrington Stanley from Brentford. They discuss his career before coming to Stanley including time at Aston Villa and a loan stint at AFC Wimbledon, as well as his family history in the sport of football, rapid fire, Peter's corner and more.
Episode 270: Ryan Astley Interview - 1/21/2023
Interview With Loan Defender From Everton
Phil and Tony talk to defender Ryan Astley, currently on loan to Accrington Stanley from Everton about his youth career, time with the Wales International Teams, this year with Stanley so far, and his future career aspirations.
Episode 269: Harvey Rodgers Interview - 1/13/2023
Interview With Accrington's Veteran Defender
Phil and Tony talk to Accrington Stanley defender Harvey Rodgers about his now 7 seasons with Accy, including this season's results so far and outlook going forward, past seasons with Stanley, his youth career with Hull, Rapid Fire, Peter's Corner, and much more!
Episode 268: Come On Feel The Noise Ordinance - 12/20/2022
Discussing The Club's Recent Issues With The Hyndburn Town Council
Phil, Tony, and Darren do a 2022 year end wrap up and holiday special where they discuss all things Accrington Stanley, on and off the pitch, including favorite matches of the year, top player of the season, a look at possible signings, upcoming FA Cup and Papa John's Trophy matches, Christmas wishes for the club, Phil gets cheesed off as they discuss the recent noise ordinance issues between the club and the Hyndburn Council, and much more!
Episode 267: Matt Lowe Interview - 12/13/2022
Interview With Accrington Stanley Striker
Tony and Phil talk to Accrington Stanley forward Matt Lowe, who came over this season after spending 7 seasons with Brackley Town. They discuss his recovery from hip surgery and time table for his return, what life was like juggling a teaching career while playing non-league, and how life has changed now that he is back to full time football.
Episode 266: Doug Tharme Interview - 12/10/2022
Interview With Defender Currently On Loan From Blackpool
Tony and Phil talk to Accrington Stanley defender Doug Tharme, who is currently with the club on a season long loan from Blackpool. They talk about this season so far, his youth football career and experience before joining Stanley, time playing in Wales, studies and interests outside of football, plus Rapid Fire, Peter's Corner, and much more!
Episode 265: Accrington Stanley Ladies FC Chairman Heath Groves - 11/29/2022
Interview With Accrington Women's Chairman
Phil and Tony talk to Heath Groves, Chairman of Accrington Stanley Ladies FC, the 1st Team of which, currently plays in the North West Womens Regional Football League, Division 1 North. They discuss everything about the team both on and off the pitch, including results, top players, tactics, and the growth of the ladies program to now a total of 9 teams. You can find more about the club at https://www.aswomen.org
Episode 264: Tony's Accy Travels Continue - 10/29/2022
Tony Discusses His Trip To Accrington
Tony and Phil talk about the happenings in and around the WHAM Stadium, recent disappointing match results, what can be done to turn things around, upcoming guests and features, and Tony gets cheesed off!
Episode 263: Staying On The Pitch - 10/14/2022
Interview With Ben Kay
Tony and Phil talk to Accrington Stanley head groundskeeper Ben Kay about his playing career and work at Chorley before coming to Accy, and everything you could ever want to know about pitches, including why its watered at halftime, cleaned after the match, what a hybrid pitch means, and more!
Episode 262: Tony's Homecoming - 9/2/2022
Tony Talks About His Trip Across The Pond To Visit Accrington
Phil and Tony talk about Tony's first trip back to Accrington since 2019, and the matches he has seen so far, and how the WHAM Stadium has improved both on and off the pitch, and in the pub department since his last visit. The also review recent matches against Exeter and the Papa John's Trophy against Rochdale, plus predictions for Ipswich.
Episode 261: David Earl - 8/25/2022
Netflix Star Talks About The Upcoming Match Between Exeter vs Accrington
Darren, Tony, and Phil talk to David Earl, from the Netflix series Afterlife, and host of the podcast My New Football Club, about Exeter City. The discuss this week's upcoming match between Accrington Stanley and Exeter, and talk to David about his podcast and his new found fandom of The Grecians.
Episode 260: Phil Hackney Interview - 8/18/2022
Former Head Of Accrington Stanley Academy
Darren, Tony, and Phil talk to Phil Hackney who was head of the Accrington Stanley academy from 2006-2012, and was in charge of its founding. They talk about his time with the club, key players that he signed, and also catch up about his current gig as Assistant Manager to Bobby Grant at Radcliffe FC.
Episode 259: Accrington Stanley 2022-23 Season Preview - 7/9/2022
Breaking Down The Upcoming League One Season
Phil, Tony, and Darren discuss the upcoming 2022-23 Accrington Stanley season, including which players they expect to make the biggest impact, new signings, predictions for where the team will finish, and happenings with the supporters trust, plus the latest on the iFollow situation.
Episode 258: Chris Turner - 7/3/2022
Interview With Retired Accrington And Veteran Footballer
Darren, Tony, and Phil speak to Chris Turner, who player with Accrington Stanley from 2006-2011, and with other clubs around England including Barrow, Clitheroe, Worksop, Padiham, Barnoldswick, and others about life both during and after football.
Episode 257: Coley - 7/7/2022
Interview With Accrington Stanley Manager John Coleman
Phil and Tony talk to Accrington Stanley manager John Coleman about all things Accy including a look back at the 2021-22 season, and expectations for the upcoming 22-23 season. They talked about results and key players from last season, new signings, the academy, upcoming preseason fixtures, tactics for next season, and of course Coley's Pub, and much more!
Episode 256: 2022 Accrington Stanley Season Review - 4/29/2022
A Look Back At The Past Season For Accy
Phil, Tony, and Darren look back at Accrington Stanley's 2021-22 season with just one match left to play. They discuss results from the season, top players, favorite matches, outlook for next season, and how long they expect John Coleman to remain at the helm.
Episode 255: The Royal Dyche - 4/21/2022
Discussing Sean Dyche's Departure From Burnley
Tony and Phil discuss the recent firing of Burnley manager Sean Dyche, and how a relegation could lead to increase attendance at Accrington, plus an in depth review of the Dyche sacking, and U.S. ownership in the Premier League.
Episode 254: Mitch Clark Interview - 3/17/2022
Interview With Accrington Stanley Defender
Phil and Tony talk to Accrington Stanley defender Mitch Clark about his football career beginning with his youth days at Aston Villa, stops at Port Vale and Leicester City before siging with Accy this summer.
Episode 253: Shot Savin' Toby Savin - 3/11/2022
Interview With Accrington Stanley Goalkeeper
Tony and Phil talk to Accrington Stanley goalkeeper Toby Savin about his career beginning with his youth days at Southport, Everton, and Crewe Alexandra, and the past 2 season with Accrington Stanley where he has started over 50 games, recording 16 clean sheets.
Episode 252: A Grand Opening - 3/5/2022
Coley's Pub Opens At The WHAM Stadium (Interview With Dave Burgess)
Tony and Phil interview Accrington Stanley Managing Director Dave Burgess about the happenings at the club, including the recent opening of new facilities at WHAM Stadium including the new hospitality area, Coley's bar, and much more.
Episode 251 Part 2: Captain Of The Albion - 3/2/2022
Interview With Daniel Bowerbank
Darren, Tony, and Phil speak to Daniel Bowerbank, former commercial director of Accrinton Stanley, who is now owner of the Albion pub about life during and after his time with Stanley, and also his involvement with the resurrection of Bury FC.
Episode 251 Part 1: A Lesson In Geography - 3/2/2022
An Accrington Stanley Pub Chat
Phil, Tony, and Darren sit down for this month's pub chat where they discuss Accrington Stanley's recent form, happenings around the club, and a fun quiz about where football teams in different countries are located.
Episode 250: Vlog Or V-Log? - 3/5/2022
Interview With Liam Atkinson Accrington Stanley Vlogger
Phil and Tony talk to Accrington Stanley vlogger Liam Atkinson about all things Stanley, including the season so far and which players have impressed, the transfer window, and more.
Episode 249: Doodlebug - 2/17/2022
Interview With Steve McKelvey Accrington Stanley Vlogger
Phil and Tony talk to Accrington Stanley vlogger Steve McKelvey about his popular Youtube channel, his thoughts on the Accy season, the transfer window, and much more.
Episode 248: Peacemaker, Matchmaker & Painter - 2/4/2022
Interview With Former Accrington Stanley Chairman Peter Marsden
Darren, Tony, & Phil speak to Peter Marsden, who was Accrington Stanley chairman in the early 2010's. They discuss an up and down time in the club's history that saw previously unprecedented success on the pitch, but financial difficulties off the pitch, the leaving and returning of John Coleman and Jimmy Bell, and was the bridge between the Eric Whalley, and Andy Holt eras.