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Hospital Ball is a podcast for York Hospital Radio featuring former players of York City Football Club


This week we interview Daniel Parslow who arrived at York City as a relative unknown youngster in 2006 and left a club legend having broken into the top 10 record of all-time appearances. Daniel discusses the highs of Wembley twice in 2012, the lows of relegation in 2017 and everything else in-between before finishing off revealing his all-time York City XI. This interview was conducted by Dan Tait, edited and produced by Keith Lea and proudly sponsored by Playfootball.  

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This weeks guest is Richard Cresswell whose long and successful career started at York City where he also represented England at U21 level. Richard went onto play in the Premier League for Sheffield Wednesday, Leicester City and Stoke City. Richard's style and 100% effort has always endeared himself to supporters as fans of Preston North End, Leeds United and Sheffield United will also testify. Richard came back to York City in 2013 helping them secure Football League status. Here he discusses the whole of his career including players played with and against and managers. This interview was conducted by Dan Tait, edited and produced by Keith Lea and is proudly sponsored by Haxby Sports Bar.  

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Nigel Pepper played over 200 games for York City in the 1990s which included key roles in the 1993 Wembley promotion team, beating Manchester United and Everton. Nigel left York City for Bradford City in 1997 where gained cult status after being a driving force in keeping them in Division One and scoring some memorable goals. Here Nigel talks openly and honestly about all of his career, giving some excellent insight for supporters. This interview was conducted by Dan Tait, produced and edited by Keith Lea and sponsored by Haxby Sports Bar.  

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November 27, 2019

Episode 4 - Dave Flett

Our final interview is with former Press journalist Dave Flett, who covered York City for well over a decade. Here he gives his honest appraisal of all the managers that have come and gone at Bootham Crescent, the infamous incident at Luton where he was banned from the press box as well as his take on how journalism has changed over the years. Interview with Dan Tait, produced and edited by Keith Lea and sponsored by Playfootball. 

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November 20, 2019

Episode 3 - Chris Jones

This week's episode features Chris Jones; a former striker for the club who played a significant goal scoring role in the 1970's where the club reached the equivalent of what is now the Championship (the highest level in their history). This episode is sponsored by PlayFootball York. Interview with Dan Tait, recorded by Dennis McMahon and produced/edited by Keith Lea.  

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November 13, 2019

Episode 2 - Michael Ingham

Another in-depth conversation with a former York City Legend, this week its former Goalkeeper Michael Ingham who speaks about his time at the club. Covering everything from his time playing Irish football, his apprenticeship with Sunderland, time as an international footballer right the way through to Wembley twice. Sponsored by HP Plumbing https://www.hpplumbingandheating.com/ 

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November 7, 2019

Episode 1 - Andy McMillan

York City legend Andy McMillan discusses his career from the highs of Wembley, victories over Manchester United and Everton to the lows of the tragic loss of teammate David Longhurst and his disappointment of missing out on the all-time appearance record. This interview was with Dan Tait, recorded by Dennis McMahon and edited/produced by Keith Lea. 

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October 30, 2019

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Preview of York Hospital Ball; full interviews/podcasts released throughout November, 2019. 

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