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20100102

Fresh from his Strictly triumph, Chris Hollins sits in for Colin Murray, as he gives out points for sporting punditry.

20100109

Alan Davies, sitting in for Colin Murray, is judge and jury as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

This episode is available until 11.00am on 2nd January 2010 as part of the Series Catch-up Trial.

20100116

Colin Murray is judge and jury as Sue Mott, Iyare Igiehon, John Rawling and Paul Tonkinson try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

20100123

Colin Murray is judge and jury as Jim White, Simon Day, Stewart Robson and David Croft try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

20100130

Colin Murray is judge and jury as John Bishop, Tom Watt, Matt Holland and Greg Brady try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

20100501

Colin Murray is judge and jury as John Rawling, Tom Watt, Kevin Bridges and Nihal Arthanayake try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

20110205

Colin Murray presides over a punditry battle of wits, featuring rugby union star Matt Dawson, comedian Bob Mills, boxing commentator John Rawling and former Arsenal footballer Perry Groves.

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20110212
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Colin Murray keeps order as his guests compete for points with their sporting punditry. Colin rewards informed comments but penalises any witless outbursts.

This week's guests are comedian Simon Day, Scottish presenter Dougie Anderson, former Spurs defender Gary O'Reilly and musician and Arsenal fan Tayo Popoola.

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Colin Murray keeps order as his guests compete for points with their sporting punditry.

Colin rewards informed comments but penalises any witless outbursts.

This week's guests are Neil Delamere, Martin Kelner, Matt Holland and Iyare Igiehon.

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Colin Murray keeps order as his guests compete for points with their sporting punditry.

Colin rewards informed comments but penalises any witless outbursts.

This week's guests are ex-England cricket skipper Michael Vaughan, BBC 6 Music presenter Steve Lamacq, stand-up comedian Ian Stone, and sports journalist Jim White.

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Radio 1 DJ and TV presenter Greg James plays judge and jury as his panellists aim to gain points with their punditry whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this weeks panel- former England cricketer Matthew Hoggard, comedian Justin Moorhouse, presenter Dougie Anderson and sports commentator and presenter Darren Fletcher.

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20130223

Colin Murray is judge and jury, as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories. Download the podcast - bbc.co.uk/5live.

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Colin Murray is judge and jury, as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories. Download the podcast - bbc.co.uk/5live.

20130323

Nick Hancock sits in the presenters chair as his guests compete for points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this weeks panel- comedian Henning Wehn, Welsh 200m athlete Christian Malcolm, Canadian broadcaster Greg Brady and comedian Ian Stone.

Get the latest free download of the show at bbc.co.uk/5live.

20130330
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Colin Murray is in the presenters chair as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this weeks panel- former English Rugby league player and coach Brian Noble, presenter Richard Osman, writer and presenter Tom Watt and comedian Chris Martin.

Get the latest free download of the podcast at bbc.co.uk/5live.

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Colin Murray is in the judges chair as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this weeks show- Canadian broadcaster Greg Brady, Olympic athlete and commentator Kath Merry, sports broadcaster and commentator Darren Fletcher and comedian Jim Smallman.

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A panel of guests discuss the sporting stories of the week. Points will be awarded for wit and informed comment but taken away for pointless outbursts and drivel.

20130907

Jonathan Pearce is in the judges seat as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week, Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this weeks panel- broadcaster Dougie Anderson, Olympic medallist and sports commentator Kath Merry, comedian Kevin Day and journalist Jim White.

Get the latest free download of the podcast at bbc.co.uk/5live.

A panel of guests discuss the sporting stories of the week. Points will be awarded for wit and informed comment but taken away for pointless outbursts and drivel.

20130914

Matt Johnson is judge and jury as his guests aim to gain points for their punditry whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this weeks panel- Comedian Paul Sinha, F1 broadcaster Jennie Gow, Canadian sports broadcaster Greg Brady and journalist Andy Dunn.

Get the latest free download of the show at bbc.co.uk/5live.

20130921

Christian O'Connell is judge and jury as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this weeks panel- comedian Bob Mills, former Crystal Palace and Tottenham Hotspur footballer Gary O'Reilly, comedian Henning Wehn and writer and broadcaster Tom Watt.

Get the latest free download of the show at bbc.co.uk/5live.

20130928

A panel of guests discuss the sporting stories of the week, with Jonathan Pearce. Points are awarded for wit and informed comment but taken away for pointless outbursts and drivel.

20131005

Matt Johnson is in the presenters chair as his guests compete for points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this weeks panel- former GB Rugby League player and coach Brian Noble, sports broadcaster Eleanor Oldroyd, comedian Carl Donnelly and broadcaster Iyare Igiehon.

Get the latest free download of the show at bbc.co.uk/5live.

A panel of guests discuss the sporting stories of the week, with Matt Johnson. Points are awarded for wit and informed comment but taken away for pointless outbursts and drivel.

20131012

Christian O'Connell is in the judges chair as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this weeks panel- Heptathlete Commonwealth Champion Louise Hazel, sports commentator John Rawling, comedian Neil Delamere and Canadian broadcaster Greg Brady.

Get the latest download of the show at bbc.co.uk/5live.

A panel of guests discuss the sporting stories of the week, with Matt Johnson. Points are awarded for wit and informed comment but taken away for pointless outbursts and drivel.

20131019

Jonathan Pearce plays judge and jury as his panellists aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this weeks panel- two star Michelin chef and former Masterchef judge Michel Roux Jr, Pointless presenter Richard Osman, comedian Bob Mills and presenter Dougie Anderson.

Get the latest free download of the show at bbc.co.uk/5live.

Jonathan Pearce is joined by Michel Roux Jr, Richard Osman, Bob Mills and Dougie Anderson.

20131026

Matt Johnson is in the judge's chair as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit and taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this weeks panel- German comedian Henning Wehn, former GB athlete and sports pundit Kath Merry, comedian Justin Moorhouse and journalist Jim White.

Get the latest free download of the show at bbc.co.uk/5live.

A panel of guests discuss sporting stories of the week, presented by Christian O'Connell.

20131102

Jonathan Pearce plays judge and jury as his guests aim to gain points while discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this week's panel - former English cricketer Michael Vaughan, England and Chelsea FC footballer Eniola Aluko, 2011 FT champion and broadcaster Martin Kelner and comedian Ian Moore.

Get the latest download of the podcast at bbc.co.uk/5live.

Jonathan Pearce is joined by Michael Vaughan, Eniola Aluko, Martin Kelner and Ian Moore.

20131109

Christian O'Connell is in the judges chair as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this weeks panel- England and London Wasps rugby player James Haskell, comedian Eddie Kadi, Canadian broadcaster Greg Brady and sports commentator John Rawling.

Get the latest download of the podcast show at bbc.co.uk.

Christian O'Connell is joined by James Haskell, Eddie Kadi, Greg Brady and John Rawling.

A panel of guests discuss sporting stories of the week with Christian O'Connell. Points are awarded for wit and informed comment but taken away for pointless outbursts and drivel.

20131116

Christian O'Connell is in the judges chair as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this weeks panel- broadcaster Dougie Anderson, journalist and presenter Alex Brooker, comedian Ian Stone and writer Will Buckley.

Get the latest download of the show at bbc.co.uk/5live.

A panel of guests discuss sporting stories of the week, presented by Christian O'Connell.

20131123

Andrew Flintoff hosts a special Ashes edition of the panel show. Points will be awarded for wit and informed comment but taken away for pointless outbursts and drivel.

20131130

A panel of guests discuss sporting stories of the week, presented by Christian O'Connell.

A panel of guests discuss sporting stories of the week with Christian O'Connell. Points are awarded for wit and informed comment but taken away for pointless outbursts and drivel.

20131207

A panel of guests discuss sporting stories of the week with Matt Johnson. Points are awarded for wit and informed comment but taken away for pointless outbursts and drivel.

20131214

A panel of guests discuss sporting stories of the week with Christian O'Connell. Points are awarded for wit and informed comment but taken away for pointless outbursts and drivel.

20131221

A panel of guests discuss sporting stories of the week with Jonathan Pearce. Points are awarded for wit and informed comment but taken away for pointless outbursts and drivel.

20140104

Jonathan Pearce and a panel of guests discuss the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for wit and informed comment but taken away for pointless outbursts and drivel.

20140111

Christian O'Connell is in the judges chair as his guests aim to compete for points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week, Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this weeks panel- BBC Pointless host Richard Osman, 8 out of 10 Cats team captain John Richardson, The 'Chaser' Paul Sinha and co host of The Last Leg Alex Brooker.

Tune in to see who will become FT champion and top of the TV personalities this week,

Get the latest free download of the show at bbc.co.uk/5live.

20140118

Christian O'Connell and guests discuss the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for wit and informed comment but taken away for pointless outbursts and drivel.

20140125

Christian O'Connell is in the judges seat as his guests aim to compete for points with their punditry whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week.

Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On the panel this week- broadcaster and writer Tom Watt, F1 Broadcaster Jennie Gow, broadcaster and journalist Martin Kelner and comedian Romesh Ranganathan.

Get the latest download of the show at bbc.co.uk/5live.

Christian O'Connell chairs a panel discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for wit and informed comment but taken away for pointless outbursts and drivel.

20140201

Christian O'Connell and guests discuss the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for wit and informed comment but taken away for pointless outbursts and drivel.

20140208

Matt Johnson and a panel of guests discuss the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for wit and informed comment but taken away for pointless outbursts and drivel.

20140215

Jonathan Pearce is in the judge's chair as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this weeks panel - comedian Carl Donnelly, former Millwall and Crystal Palace footballer Matt Lawrence, broadcaster Dougie Anderson and broadcaster Iyare Igiehon.

Get the latest download of the show at bbc.co.uk/5live.

20140222

Jonathan Pearce is in the presenter's chair as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this week's panel-former England cricketer Michael Vaughan, Silver Olympic Badminton Medallist Gail Emms, comedian Justin Moorhouse and sports commentator John Rawling.

Get the latest download of the show at bbc.co.uk/5live.

20140308

Christian O'Connell is judge and jury as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this week's panel- comedian and The Fast Show actor Simon Day, presenter Alex Brooker, journalist Will Buckley and journalist Andy Dunn.

Get the latest download of the podcast at bbc.co.uk/5live.

20140315

Matt Johnson and a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

20140322

Jonathan Pearce chairs a panel of experts who try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

20140329

Jonathan Pearce chairs as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

20140405

Andrew Flintoff chairs as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

20140412

Christian O'Connell chairs as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

20140419

Christian O'Connell chairs as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

20140426

Christian O'Connell chairs as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

20140503

Jonathan Pearce chairs as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

20140510

Christian O'Connell is in the presenters chair as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this weeks panel- Commonwealth Heptathlon champion Louise Hazel, comedian Romesh Ranganathan, broadcaster & sports commentator John Rawling and actor Tom Davis.

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Christian O'Connell chairs as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

20140517

Ahead of the FA Cup final Jonathan Pearce is judge and jury as his guests aim to compete for points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this weeks panel- 2004 FA cup finalist Matthew Lawrence, sports presenter Amanda Davies, Canadian sports broadcaster Greg Brady and comedian Ian Stone.

20140524

Christian O'Connell is in the judges chair as he hosts the FT champion of champions show. The 4 most successful panellists from the season go head to head as they discuss past sporting stories of the year and topical stories from the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts,

The contenders are: comedian & former FT champion Bob Mills, broadcaster & first time finalist Elly Oldroyd, comedian Justin Moorhouse and broadcaster Dougie '3 answers' Anderson.

Tune in to hear who will be walking away with the trophy this season.

Get the latest download at bbc.co.uk/5live.

20140531

Jim Rosenthal is judge and jury in a Fighting Talk Boxing special ahead of the Froch Vs Groves fight. His guests will aim to gain points whilst discussing boxing and sporting stories. Points will be awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this weeks panel- boxing manager and promoter Frank Warren, boxing commentator John Rawling, Commonwealth & British Middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders and comedian Simon Day.

Get the latest download of the show at bbc.co.uk/5live.

20140607

A panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories. Presented by Christian O'Connell.

20140614

The show that awards points for punditry is on the road for an end of season special. Christian O'Connell is joined by a panel from the world of football and comedy for a World Cup special, on the morning of England's opening game in the tournament against Italy.

20140816

Josh Widdicombe kicks off a new season of Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

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20140823

Georgie Thompson hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

20140830

Josh Widdicombe is judge and jury as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this weeks show- London Wasps and England Rugby player James Haskell, presenter Alex Brooker, comedian Romesh Ranganathan and sport presenter and pundit Steve Bunce.

Get the latest download of the podcast at bbc.co.uk/5live.

20140906

Josh Widdicombe hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

Download the podcast - bbc.co.uk/5live.

20140913

Josh Widdicombe hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

Download the podcast - bbc.co.uk/5live.

20140920

Georgie Thompson hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

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Georgie Thompson is in the judge's chair as her guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this week's panel- sports commentator John Rawling, TV presenter Rick Edwards, Olympic Bronze Medalist Kath Merry and comedian Romesh Ranganathan.

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Josh Widdicombe is judge and jury as his guests compete for points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this weeks panel- presenter Rachel Riley, journalist and writer Will Buckley, presenter Richard Osman and comedian Ian Stone.

Get the latest download of the podcast at bbc.co.uk/5live.

20141108

Georgie Thompson is judge and jury as her guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this weeks panel- former F1 driver Mark Webber, journalist and presenter Des Kelly, sports commentator John Rawling and comedian Ian Moore.

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20141115

Georgie Thompson is in the judges chair as her guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this weeks panel: comedian Paul Sinha, broadcaster Eleanor Oldroyd, Canadian sports commentator and broadcaster Greg Brady and journalist Brian Reade.

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Josh Widdicombe is in the judges chair as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this episode's panel are former GB athlete Kath Merry, sports commentator and broadcaster Steve Bunce, journalist and broadcaster Martin Kelner and comedian Romesh Ranganathan.

Get the latest download of the podcast at bbc.co.uk/5live.

20141206

Josh Widdicombe plays host as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this weeks panel- former Commonwealth heptathlon champion Louise Hazel, journalist Andy Dunn, sports broadcaster Caroline Barker and comedian Justin Moorhouse.

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Georgie Thompson plays host for a special all comic festive FT. Guests aim to gain points whilst discussing sporting stories from the past, present and future. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On the panel- Paul Sinha, Mark Watson, Romesh Ranganathan and Ivo Graham.

Get the latest download of the show at bbc.co.uk/5live.

20150103

Josh Widdicombe hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

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Georgie Thompson is in the judge's seat as her guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week.

Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this week's panel- sports broadcaster Steve Bunce, former Club England Managing Director at the FA Adrian Bevington, Olympic Silver medallist Gail Emms and comedian Ian Stone.

Get the latest download of the show at bbc.co.uk/5live.

Georgie Thompson hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

Download the podcast - bbc.co.uk/5live.

20150131

Georgie Thompson hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

Download the podcast - bbc.co.uk/5live.

20150207

Josh Widdicombe is judge and jury as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this weeks panel- Pointless presenter Richard Osman, sports broadcaster Amanda Davies, TV presenter Gethin Jones and comedian Bob Mills.

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Georgie Ainslie is judge and jury as her guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this weeks panel- former athlete and bronze Olympic medalist Kath Merry, broadcaster Iyare Igiehon, sports commentator John Rawling and comedian Ivo Graham.

Download the podcast - bbc.co.uk/5live.

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Josh Widdicombe plays host as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week.

Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this weeks show- sports broadcaster Jennie Gow, Olympic medallist and former athlete Iwan Thomas, Canadian broadcaster Greg Brady and comedian and chutney maker Ian Moore.

Get the latest download of the show at bbc.co.uk/5live.

20150321

Josh Widdicombe is in the judges chair as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit and taken away for drivel, silly or quite ridiculous answers.

On this weeks panel- Man Vs Food presenter Adam Richman, Countdown presenter Rachel Riley, Pointless presenter Richard Osman and comedian Jon Richardson.

Get the latest download of the show at bbc.co.uk/5live.

20150328

Georgie Ainslie hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

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20150404

Georgie Ainslie hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

Get the latest download of the show at bbc.co.uk/5live.

20150411
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Josh Widdicombe hosts a special edition from the World Snooker Championships at the Crucible in Sheffield, as Barry Hearn, Richard Osman, Eleanor Oldroyd, Bob Mills try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

Get the latest download of the show at bbc.co.uk/5live.

20150425

Josh Widdicombe hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

Get the latest download of the show at bbc.co.uk/5live.

20150502

Josh Widdicombe hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

Get the latest download of the show at bbc.co.uk/5live.

20150516

Georgie Ainslie hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

Get the latest download of the show at bbc.co.uk/5live.

20150523

Josh Widdicombe hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

Get the latest download of the show at bbc.co.uk/5live.

20150530

Josh Widdicombe hosts an end of season Champions special edition of Fighting Talk, as top pundits from this season try to win points for punditry and win the overall title.

Get the latest download of the show at bbc.co.uk/5live.

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Josh Widdicombe hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories. Download the podcast - bbc.co.uk/5live.

20150829

Josh Widdicombe hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories. Download the podcast - bbc.co.uk/5live.

20150905

Josh Widdicombe hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories. Download the podcast - bbc.co.uk/5live.

20150913

Justin Moorhouse is joined by Tom Davis, Gail Emms, Dougie Anderson and Ivo Graham.

Justin Moorhouse plays host as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the hot sporting topics of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and humour and taken away for statements of the ridiculous and absurd. The top 2 come head to head in the final round of 'defend the indefensible'.

On this weeks panel- actor Tom Davis, Badminton Olympic silver medalist Gail Emms, broadcaster Dougie Anderson and comedian Ivo Graham.

Get the latest download of the podcast at bbc.co.uk/5live.

20150926

Josh Widdicombe hosts the show where a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

20151003

Georgie Ainslie is judge and jury as her guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the moment. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and fighting spirit but deducted for waffle, nonsense and remarks of the absurd. The top 2 panelists go head to head in the final round of defend the indefensible where only one contender can be crowned champion.

On this weeks show- former GB athlete Christian Malcolm, journalist Jim White, Canadian sports broadcaster Greg Brady and comedian Mark Watson.

Get the latest download of the show at bbc.co.uk/5live.

20151010
20151010

Josh Widdicombe hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

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20151024

Georgie Ainslie hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

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20151107

Josh Widdicombe hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

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20151114

Josh Widdicombe hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

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20151121

Georgie Ainslie is judge and jury as her guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for sporting knowledge and wit but taken away for silly outbursts and nonsense. On this weeks show; Olympic bronze heptathlon medallist Kelly Sotherton, sports pundit Steve Bunce, presenter Dougie Anderson and comedian Ian Stone. Download the podcast - bbc.co.uk/5live.

20151128

Georgie Ainslie hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

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20151205

20151205

Georgie Ainslie is in the judges chair as her guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for knowledge and wit but taken away for remarks of the absurd and incorrect comments. The top two point scorers go head to head in the final round of 'defend the indefensible' where they must defend an outlandish statement for twenty seconds.

On this weeks panel- sports broadcaster Caroline Barker, former GB athlete Christian Malcolm, broadcaster Martin Kelner and comedian Justin Moorhouse.

Download the podcast - bbc.co.uk/5live.

20151205

Georgie Ainslie is in the judges chair as her guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for knowledge and wit but taken away for remarks of the absurd and incorrect comments. The top two point scorers go head to head in the final round of 'defend the indefensible' where they must defend an outlandish statement for twenty seconds.

On this weeks panel- sports broadcaster Caroline Barker, former GB athlete Christian Malcolm, broadcaster Martin Kelner and comedian Justin Moorhouse.

Download the podcast - bbc.co.uk/5live.

20151205

Georgie Ainslie is in the judges chair as her guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for knowledge and wit but taken away for remarks of the absurd and incorrect comments. The top two point scorers go head to head in the final round of 'defend the indefensible' where they must defend an outlandish statement for twenty seconds.

On this weeks panel- sports broadcaster Caroline Barker, former GB athlete Christian Malcolm, broadcaster Martin Kelner and comedian Justin Moorhouse.

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20151212

Josh Widdicombe hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

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20151219
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20151225

Josh Widdicombe hosts a special festive Fighting Talk looking back on the sporting year of 2015. Points are awarded for wit, comedy and answers delivered with conviction but taken away for comments of the absurd and utter nonsense. On this week's panel- presenter Richard Osman, Olympic bronze medallist and sports commentator Kath Merry, Canadian sports broadcaster Greg Brady and comedian Bob Mills. With topics inspired by Brussels sprouts and Elsa from Frozen plus a burpee challenge we guarantee an entertaining show to finish off the year.

20160109

Jason Mohammad takes on presenting duties as his guests aim to gain points in an FA Cup 3rd round special. Points are awarded for informed comment, humour and wit but taken away for nonsense and lack of conviction in their answers. The top two point scorers go head to head in the final round where they must each 'defend the indefensible' for twenty seconds.

On this week's panel- former Liverpool footballer, 1986 FA Cup winner and football pundit Mark Lawrenson, former English and Liverpool Ladies Goalkeeper and 2010 FA Women's Cup winner Rachel Brown, former England and Leeds United footballer and football pundit Danny Mills and comedian Mark Watson.

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20160116

20160116

Josh Widdicombe plays host as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment, humour and wit but taken away for nonsense and lack of conviction in their answers. The top two point scorers go head to head in the final round where they must each 'defend the indefensible' for twenty seconds.

On this weeks panel- professional boxer and former IBF super bantamweight champion Carl Frampton MBE, sports presenter and journalist Jennie Gow, boxing commentator and writer Steve Bunce and comedian Romesh Ranganathan.

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20160116

Josh Widdicombe plays host as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment, humour and wit but taken away for nonsense and lack of conviction in their answers. The top two point scorers go head to head in the final round where they must each 'defend the indefensible' for twenty seconds.

On this weeks panel- professional boxer and former IBF super bantamweight champion Carl Frampton MBE, sports presenter and journalist Jennie Gow, boxing commentator and writer Steve Bunce and comedian Romesh Ranganathan.

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20160123

20160123

Georgie Ainslie hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

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20160123

Georgie Ainslie hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

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20160130

Josh Widdicombe is judge and jury as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and nonsensical answers. In the final round the top two panellists go head to head in 'defend the indefensible' where they must each defend an unpalatable statement for 20 seconds.

On this week's panel- badminton silver Olympic medallist Gail Emms, Canadian sports broadcaster Greg Brady, broadcaster and journalist Martin Kelner and comedian Ivo Graham.

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20160213

Josh Widdicombe hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

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20160220

Josh Widdicombe plays host as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for wit, wisdom and sporting knowledge but taken away for lack of conviction in answers and utter nonsense. The top two scorers go head to head in the final round of 'defend the indefensible' where they must each defend an unpalatable statement for twenty seconds, however outrageous it is.

On this week's show- Pointless presenter Richard Osman, journalist Jim White, sports presenter and commentator Lynsey Hooper and comedian and chaser Paul Sinha.

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Josh Widdicombe hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

20160227

Georgie Ainslie hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

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20160312

Georgie Ainslie is judge and jury as her guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and lack of conviction in their answers. The two highest scorers go head to head in 'defend the indefensible' where they must defend an unpalatable statement for twenty seconds.

On this week's panel- presenter Rick Edwards, British Badminton Olympic silver medallist Gail Emms, former British Athlete Christian Malcolm and comedian Justin Moorhouse. Download the podcast - bbc.co.uk/5live.

Georgie Ainslie hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

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20160319

Josh Widdicombe hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

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20160326

Georgie Ainslie plays host as her guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and sporting passion but taken away for drivel, lack of conviction in answers and uncalled for outbursts. The final two panellists go head to head in the final round of 'defend the indefensible' where they must defend a unpalatable statement for 20 seconds, however outrageous.

On this week's panel- sports presenter Kelly Cates, sports commentator John Rawling, former Athlete and bronze Olympic medallist Kath Merry and comedian Bob Mills.

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20160402

Josh Widdicombe plays host as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion but taken away for ridiculous comments and answers lacking in conviction. The top two scoring panellists go head to head in the final round of 'defend the indefensible' where they must defend an unpalatable comment for twenty seconds, however outrageous or distasteful.

On this week's panel- TV presenter Richard Osman, comedian and actor Tom Davis, Badminton Olympic silver medallist Gail Emms and comedian Ivo Graham.

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20160402

20160416

Josh Widdicombe plays host as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment, passion and wit but taken away for drivel, silly outbursts and lack of conviction in their answers. The top two point scorers go head to head in the final round of 'defend the indefensible' where they must defend an unpalatable statement, however distasteful, for twenty seconds.

On this week's show- BBC 6Music presenter Gideon Coe, sports presenter Jennie Gow, Canadian sports broadcaster Greg Brady and comedian Tom Parry. Download the podcast - bbc.co.uk/5live.

20160423

Josh Widdicombe is judge and jury as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and knowledge but taken away for nonsense and lack of conviction in their answers. The top two scorers go heads to head in the final round of 'defend the indefensible' where they must each defend an unpalatable statement for twenty seconds, however outrageous and distasteful.

On this week's panel- former first class cricketer Charles Dagnall, Radio 1Xtra DJ Charlie Sloth, presenter Dougie Anderson and comedian Ian Moore.

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20160423

20160430

Josh Widdicombe hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

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20160430

20160507

Josh Widdicombe hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

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20160514

Georgie Ainslie plays host as her guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion but taken away for nonsense and answers lacking in conviction. The top two panellists go head to head in the final round of 'defend the indefensible' where they must defend an unpalatable statement, however distasteful or ludicrous, for twenty seconds.

On this week's panel- Bronze Olympic medallist and sports broadcaster Kath Merry, broadcaster Martin Kelner, journalist Jim White and comedian Paul Sinha.

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20160514

20160514

Georgie Ainslie plays host as her guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion but taken away for nonsense and answers lacking in conviction. The top two panellists go head to head in the final round of 'defend the indefensible' where they must defend an unpalatable statement, however distasteful or ludicrous, for twenty seconds.

On this week's panel- Bronze Olympic medallist and sports broadcaster Kath Merry, broadcaster Martin Kelner, journalist Jim White and comedian Paul Sinha.

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20160514

20160521

Georgie Ainslie plays host as her guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion but taken away for nonsense and lack of conviction in answers. The top two panellists go head to head in 'defend the indefensible' where they must each defend a statement, however distasteful, for twenty seconds.

On this week's show- Sports broadcaster and presenter Kelly Cates, Crystal Palace goal scorer from the 1990 FA Cup Final Gary O'Reilly, presenter Dougie Anderson and Manchester Utd fan and comedian Eddie Kadi.

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20160521

20160521

Georgie Ainslie plays host as her guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion but taken away for nonsense and lack of conviction in answers. The top two panellists go head to head in 'defend the indefensible' where they must each defend a statement, however distasteful, for twenty seconds.

On this week's show- Sports broadcaster and presenter Kelly Cates, Crystal Palace goal scorer from the 1990 FA Cup Final Gary O'Reilly, presenter Dougie Anderson and Manchester Utd fan and comedian Eddie Kadi.

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20160521

20160528

Josh Widdicombe hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

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20160604

Josh Widdicombe hosts Fighting Talk as a panel of experts try to win points for punditry on the week's sports stories.

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20160607

20160607

Josh Widdicombe plays host as his guests aim to gain points in this special Euros preview show where they look ahead to the tournament. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion but taken away for nonsense and answers lacking in conviction. In the final round the top two scoring panellists go head to head in 'defend the indefensible' where they must defend an unpalatable statement, however distasteful, for twenty seconds.

On this week's panel- Wales supporter and comedian Elis James, German Ambassador and comedian Henning Wehn, England fan and Actor Tom Davis and Ireland devotee Neil Delamere. It's every man for himself, but which country will come out victorious?

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20160607

Josh Widdicombe plays host as his guests aim to gain points in this special Euros preview show where they look ahead to the tournament. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion but taken away for nonsense and answers lacking in conviction. In the final round the top two scoring panellists go head to head in 'defend the indefensible' where they must defend an unpalatable statement, however distasteful, for twenty seconds.

On this week's panel- Wales supporter and comedian Elis James, German Ambassador and comedian Henning Wehn, England fan and Actor Tom Davis and Ireland devotee Neil Delamere. It's every man for himself, but which country will come out victorious?

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Champion Of Champions 201320130525

Colin Murray is in the judges seat for the FT Champion of Champions show. The 4 most successful panellists of the season will be aiming to gain points with their punditry. Points will be awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On the panel- Pointless presenter Richard Osman, journalist and broadcaster Martin Kelner, journalist Jim White and comedian Justin Moorhouse.

There can only be one winner, who will be walking away as the 2013 FT Champion?

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Homecoming20130119

Live From The 6 Music Festival20140301

Freddie Flintoff is in the judges chair as he hosts a special show from the 6 Music Festival in Manchester. His guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and silly outbursts.

On this weeks panel- comedian Jack Whitehall, singer and songwriter Example, broadcaster and journalist Martin Kelner and broadcaster and musician Mark Radcliffe.

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Tenth Birthday Edition20131228

Christian O'Connell presents a special tenth birthday edition of Fighting Talk.

Christian is joined by a panel of FT legends as they answer topics based on the last 10 years and recall some of the show's most iconic moments. As ever points as ever will be awarded for good punditry and wit but deducted for drivel and silly outbursts. Download the podcast - bbc.co.uk/5live.

Wimbledon Special20150628

Josh Widdicombe hosts a special Wimbledon edition of Fighting Talk.

On the weekend before the start of Wimbledon, Tennis fans Eleanor Oldroyd, Jon Richardson, Steve Bunce and Jim White join Josh Widdicombe to try and win points for punditry in a special edition of Fighting Talk.

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