Monday, March 27, 2017
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  • Sports Tonight

    26/3/17: Formula One is back and more to the point, so are Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel. The German captured his 43rd Grand Prix victory down in Melbourne but despite the resurgence of the prancing horse, some familiar failings still blighted the season opener. We discuss those, and hear from Vettel, runner-up Lewis Hamilton and a disgruntled Fernando Alonso. Meanwhile, we look back on a thrilling Dubai World Cup and chat cricket, with Robbie's choice of words to describe Indian pitches not appreciated by several listeners!

  • Dubai World Cup Preview Special

    23/3/17:  It's Breakfast with the Stars at Meydan, so Chris and Robbie are chatting to a who's who of key players in Saturday's $10m event. Jockey Mike Smith tells us why Arrogate is among the best he's ever ridden, famed trainer Saeed bin Suroor tells us the secret to winning the world's richest race and we also catch up with Terry Spargo - the Voice of the Dubai World Cup.  

  • Sports Tonight

    22/3/17:  Dubai World Cup fever is upon us as the boys rub shoulders with the 'who's who' of horse racing at Meydan's Barrier Draw. We catch up with legendary trainer Bob Baffert as well as Rupert Bell. Jiu-Jitsu also gets a mention as one of the fastest growing sports in the UAE while ex-Scotland scrum-half Rory Lawson joins us to discuss all the fall out from the Rugby Six Nations 

  • Cricket Special with Nick Compton

    21/3/17:  England and Middlesex batsman Nick Compton joins Chris and Robbie as co-host chair for a special in-depth look at the world of cricket. In a wide-ranging conversation that covers his own career and the hottest topics in the modern game, Nick offers insight on everything from sports psychology, depression in sport and the role of social media. A must-listen for anyone with an interest in top level sport! 

  • Monday Night Football

    20/3/17:  The bearded blokes and the cheeky chappies take up their usual vantage point at the Dhow and Anchor to set the world of football to rights once again. The Arsene Wenger saga takes top billing as the beleaguered manager continues to refuse to clarify his future, but where should the club go next? Elsewhere, we assess the Champions League draw and hear from Sheffield Wednesday boss Carlos Carvalhal. 

  • Sports Tonight

    16/3/17:  Manchester City are out of the Champions League but has Pep Guardiola's first season in charge at the Etihad been a failure? We're also joined by a legend from the red half of Manchester as Dwight Yorke shares his thoughts on Mourinho, Pep and Pogba ahead of his appearance at The Global Education & Skills Forum. Meanwhile in tennis, Roger Federer is still turning the tables on his old foe Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios is becoming something of a nemesis for Novak Djokovic.

  • Colin Montgomerie Special

    16/3/17:  Colin Montgomerie, one of European golf's greatest Ryder Cup legends, joins Chris and Robbie for a look back on his career-defining moments in the famous biennial event. From War on the Shore in 1991 to the extraordinary lengths Monty went to secure advantages for his team as captain in 2010, it's a fascinating insight on golf's most compelling piece of theatre. Special thanks to Emirates Golf Club and BMW.

  • Sports Tonight

    15/7/17: What do the Burj Al Arab, Ronaldinho and singer Akon have in common? Answer: they all played an integral role in easily the most bizarre press conference we've attended in Dubai... Equally surreal is Leicester's serene progress to the last eight of the Champions League. We ask how far they can go, and also catch up with F1 commentator David Croft to discuss the main talking points in the run up to the new season. Laura King brings us up to speed on Arrogate's arrival in Dubai ahead of World Cup night and Jay Boisvert explains why Long Driving is revolutionizing golf.

  • Sports Tonight

    14/3/17:  Jose Mourinho is at pains to point out that he remains Chelsea's "No.1" manager, but there's no doubt that N'Golo Kante is fast becoming their main man on the pitch. But is he the best midfielder in the world right now? We catch up with former Scottish scrum half Rory Lawson ahead of the final weekend of Six Nations and welcome former boxing champ Roy Gumbs to the studio to talk all things sweet science. 

  • Sports Tonight

    14/3/17:  Jose Mourinho is at pains to point out that he remains Chelsea's "No.1" manager, but there's no doubt that N'Golo Kante is fast becoming their main man on the pitch. But is he the best midfielder in the world right now? We catch up with former Scottish scrum half Rory Lawson ahead of the final weekend of Six Nations and welcome former boxing champ Roy Gumbs to the studio to talk all things sweet science. 

  • Monday Night Football

    13/3/17:  Steve McLaren has the dubious honor of being sacked by the same club twice, but he's by no means the only one! Where do we stand on the revolving door policy some clubs have towards managers versus stability? Does the identity of the manager really matter all that much if the club has enough stability and continuity elsewhere? We also debate the greatest football matches of all time following Barca's crazy comeback, and ask who is currently the world's hottest No.9?

  • Monday Night Football

    13/3/17:  Steve McLaren has the dubious honor of being sacked by the same club twice, but he's by no means the only one! Where do we stand on the revolving door policy some clubs have towards managers versus stability? Does the identity of the manager really matter all that much if the club has enough stability and continuity elsewhere? We also debate the greatest football matches of all time following Barca's crazy comeback, and ask who is currently the world's hottest No.9?

  • Sports Tonight

    12/3/17:  With the painful memory of Scotland's Calcutta Cup thumping still fresh in the memory, Chris puts that disappointment behind him to ask how close England's latest resounding triumph puts them to the mighty All Blacks. Meanwhile Caroline Wozniacki has spoken out against the wild cards handed to Maria Sharapova. Should athletes returning from a doping ban be made to start over? All that and more in an action packed hour! 

  • Sports Tonight

    9/3/17: The day after the night before and the greatest comeback in European football history. Chris and Carl pick through the wreckage of Barcelona's incredible 6-1 win over PSG and get the view from both Spain and France. Listeners have their say on a remarkable night at the Camp Nou.

  • Sports Tonight

    8/3/17: It's International Women's Day and we're debating all things women and sport. Are there enough inspirational female figures? What can be done to bring more media coverage and attention? Do girls and boys get the same opportunities when it comes to sport or is there still work to do? We chat live to double Olympic gold medal winner Dame Kelly Holmes and Guinness World Record holder Eva Clarke and both paint a positive picture for the future.