Jacko's Sporting Almanac [Radio Wales]

Episodes

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Maverick tennis player Mike Davies tells Peter Jackson about his time as Britain's Number 1 at the end of the '50s and pioneering the professional game.

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Maverick tennis player Mike Davies tells Peter Jackson about his career.

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Peter Jackson travels to Atlanta, Georgia to find out how Welsh soccer missionary Phil Woosnam converted the United States of America to the game, and hears stories of Pele.

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Peter Jackson talks to Chico Hopkins, one of the best loved characters in Welsh rugby.

Peter Jackson talks to Chico Hopkins, one of the best loved characters in Welsh rugby who's often remembered for one try which beat England, but has so much more to tell.

02042011121720120616

Mark Ring was labelled the Clown Prince of Welsh rugby. But there was so much more to this talented player than that, as he reveals in a frank interview with Peter Jackson

02042011121720120617

Peter Jackson interviews Mark Ring about bribery and the third best team in the world.

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Peter Jackson is joined by Mickey Thomas, Ian Walsh, Leighton James and Joey Jones to recall the day 30 years ago when Wales beat England 4-1.

0301Vicki Thomas2012050520120507
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Peter Jackson talks to Vicki Thomas about her golfing family, class differences, representing your country and beating the Americans on their home turf.

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Peter Jackson talks to Vicki Thomas about her golfing family and representing your country

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Peter Jackson talks to Vicki Thomas about her golfing family and representing your country

0302Bob Latchford2012051220120513

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Ex-England centre forward Bob Latchford tells Peter Jackson about being a Welsh folk hero.

Ex-England centre forward Bob Latchford was once Britain's most expensive footballer. Now he tells Peter Jackson what it's like to be a folk hero for some Welsh fans.

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Boxer Steve Robinson tells Peter Jackson about taking the world featherweight crown.

Peter Jackson visits the gym with Steve Robinson to talk about how the boxer took the world featherweight crown just two days after being told of the fight.

0304 LASTShaun Edwards2012052620120527
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Peter Jackson talks to Welsh rugby's defence coach Shaun Edwards about pain, faith and the values that shaped his career in Rugby League and stayed with him in the Union code.

0401Ken Matthews2012122920121230

Peter Jackson talks to Ken Matthews about how he won a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics.

Peter Jackson talks to Ken Matthews about how he won a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics, and returned to very much less hoopla than that which greeted the 2012 Olympians.

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Peter Jackson talks to Ken Matthews about how he won a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics, and returned to very much less hoopla than that which greeted the 2012 Olympians.

0402Football League2013010520130106

Peter Jackson uncovers the story of arguably the Welshest team ever in the Football League

Peter Jackson uncovers the story of arguably the Welshest team ever in the Football League and the man who created it. It's not who you think it is.

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Peter Jackson uncovers the story of arguably the Welshest team ever in the Football League

0403Sport And Nationality2013011220130113

Peter Jackson asks if athletes can be on top form when not playing for their birth country

Peter Jackson studies the notion of sport and nationality - can an athlete perform at their best if they're not playing for the country of their birth?

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Peter Jackson studies the notion of sport and nationality - can an athlete perform at their best if they're not playing for the country of their birth?

Peter Jackson asks if athletes can be on top form when not playing for their birth country

0404 LASTJock Stein2013011920130120

Peter Jackson traces the story of Jock Stein, who started his full-time professional footballing days at Llanelli.

Peter Jackson traces the story of Jock Stein, who started his footballing days at Llanelli

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Peter Jackson features the West Indian cricketers who have graced the Glamorgan pavilion.

Peter Jackson recalls the great West Indian cricketers who have graced the Glamorgan cricket pavilion and hears from Toby Radford, the Welsh coach guiding the current batsmen.

Peter Jackson talks to the legendary Tommy Docherty as he profiles Jimmy Scoular.

Peter Jackson talks to the legendary Tommy Docherty as he profiles Jimmy Scoular, the manager who took on the might of Europe during the 60s and 70s as manager of Cardiff City.

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Peter Jackson talks to Tommy Docherty as he profiles Jimmy Scoular.

Peter Jackson talks to Tommy Docherty as he profiles Jimmy Scoular, the manager who took on the might of Europe during the 1960s and 70s as manager of Cardiff City.

Peter Jackson talks to the legendary Tommy Docherty as he profiles Jimmy Scoular.

Peter Jackson talks to the legendary Tommy Docherty as he profiles Jimmy Scoular, the manager who took on the might of Europe during the 60s and 70s as manager of Cardiff City.

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Peter Jackson talks to Brian Blaister, the Welshman who saved English rugby.

The Welshman who saved English rugby. Peter Jackson talks to Brian Blaister, the ex Llandudno footballer who guided the Rugby Football Union from 'blazers to professionalism'.

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Peter Jackson talks to Welsh Ryder Cup veteran Brian Huggett.

Peter Jackson talks to Welsh Ryder Cup veteran Brian Huggett about fair play, Jack Nicklaus and a lifetime in golf.

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Peter Jackson relives the day 50 years ago when Glamorgan, a team mostly born within a few miles of St Helen's in Swansea, beat the Australians and won the Welsh Ashes.

Peter Jackson relives the day 50 years ago when Glamorgan won the Welsh Ashes.

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Remembering the political turmoil around the 1974 British Lions tour to South Africa.

Welsh wing JJ Williams tells Peter Jackson of the political turmoil, at home and abroad, that surrounded the 'invincible' British Lions rugby tour to South Africa 40 years ago.

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Peter Jackson talks to one of the great eccentrics of Welsh sport, Neville Southall.

Veteran journalist Peter Jackson talks to one of the great eccentrics of Welsh sport who was also the greatest goalkeeper of his generation, Neville Southall.

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Peter Jackson talks to former rugby league player and Port Talbot boy Mike Nicholas.

Peter Jackson talks to former rugby league player Mike Nicholas about his hard-man reputation, taking on the Australians almost single-handed, and fighting post-sport depression.

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Peter Jackson recalls Glamorgan cricket's overseas stars, including Viv Richards.

Peter Jackson recalls Glamorgan cricket's overseas stars like Majid Khan, Mike Kasprowicz, Ravi Shastri, Waqar Younis, Roy Fredericks and Viv Richards.

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Peter Jackson recalls how the Dragons missed out on a championship semi-final.

Robbed? As newly confident Wales prepare for football's European Championship, Peter Jackson recalls how the Dragons missed out on a championship semi-final in notorious fashion.

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Peter Jackson reveals the story of Wales's forgotten world champion, Gary Hocking.

Peter Jackson reveals the story of Wales's forgotten world champion, Monmouthshire's motorcycling Gary Hocking, the world's best at 350cc and 500cc.

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Peter Jackson talks to former Welsh rugby player and coach Clive Rowlands.

Peter Jackson is joined by former Welsh rugby player and coach Clive Rowlands, who talks about how family, community and overcoming personal tragedy helped shaped him.

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Peter Jackson examines the issue of sport and nationality.

Peter Jackson examines the issue of sport and nationality, talking to the family of ex-Wales rugby coach Mike Ruddock about the choice of whether to play for Ireland or Wales.

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Peter Jackson talks to the greatest run-getter in Welsh cricket history Alan Jones, accumulator of more than 36,000 runs.

Peter Jackson talks to former cricketer Alan Jones, accumulator of more than 36,000 runs.

0803Career-ending Injuries: What Do Sports-people Do Next?2016042320160428 (RW)

Former Cardiff City striker Bobby Brown and England bowler Simon Jones reveal to Peter Jackson how they struggled after injury ended their playing days.

Bobby Brown and Simon Jones on how they struggled after injury ended their playing days.

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Referee Clive Thomas relives sendings-off, his confrontation with Johan Cruyff and the international intrigue of overseas football.

Referee Clive Thomas relives sendings-off and his confrontation with Johan Cruyff.

0901Dick Krzywicki20170429

Peter Jackson hears how Dick Krzywicki pulled on a Welsh football shirt after his father survived Auschwitz and his mother emerged from Nazi detention.