Sports Talk #26: Square Ball Leeds United Fanzine

Wed 27th Mar '24, 5:00pm

We talk with Flora Snelson one of the editors and writers of "Square Ball" the Leeds United football fanzine and website.


Sports Talk #25: Women’s Football

Wed 28th Feb '24, 5:00pm

Louise Walker from Leeds Girls Can joins us for a discussion of women's football initiatives and other ways access to sports for women and girls continues to grow.


Sports Talk #24: Year in Review 2023

Sun 17th Dec '23, 11:00am

A look at some of the highlights from an action packed 2023, including sports happenings in Seacroft, the Unsung Sports project, women's football, connecting with asylum seekers.


Sports Talk #23: Boxing and Community in Seacroft and Beyond

Sun 22nd Oct '23, 3:00pm

We are joined by Wayne Woods from Seacroft Boxing Club and Bryan Dunne, boxer and poet.


Sports Talk #22: Wheelchair Basketball with Josh Gardner

Sun 24th Sep '23, 3:00pm

We're joined by Josh Gardner, wheelchair basketball leader and director of Spider-Y disability sports charity. Plus conversations about fishing, wild swimming and more.


Sports Talk #21: Looking Back at Highlights from the Past Two Years

Sun 25th Jun '23, 3:00pm

Peter Spafford helps Keith, Karl and Sam review the first 20 episodes of Sports Talk as we go into the summer recess - we look back at what the show set out to achieve.


Sports Talk #20: Sports Around the World

Sun 28th May '23, 3:00pm

We talk with some of the newest residents of Seacroft about sports in their home countries of Afghanistan, Cameroon, Eritrea, Lebanon and Syria, followed by Elizabeth Robledo.


Sports Talk #19: Leeds Girls Can & Holbeck Moor Women’s FC

Sun 26th Mar '23, 3:00pm

Guests Lou Walker of Leeds Girls Can, Wan Abdullah of Holbeck Moor Women's FC and hypnotherapist Molly Scarlett discuss how sport can help women fight poor mental health


Sports Talk Special: Bringing Cricket to the Seacroft Village Green

Sat 18th Mar '23, 4:00pm

We visit Crossgates Cricket Club to talk about their success expanding cricket in East Leeds and plans to help bring the sport to the Seacroft Village Green.


Sports Talk #18: Where Next For Women’s Sport?

Sun 26th Feb '23, 3:00pm

Keith and Caroline welcome special guest Louise Walker from Leeds Girls Can and Lindsay Harrison of Bramley Walking Wanderers Football Club


Sports Talk #17: Cycling Special

Sun 22nd Jan '23, 3:00pm

Keith and Caroline welcome special guest "Bike Man" Dave from LS14 Trust to talk about local cycling facilities and participation and his role in making it all happen


Sports Talk #16: Barriers to Women in Sports

Fri 6th Jan '23, 5:00pm

Guests Stacey Hubbard from Seacroft Community on Top (SCOT), Seacroft Councillor Katie Dye and Caroline McCormick from Leeds Student Radio.


Sports Talk #15

Sun 27th Nov '22, 5:00pm

Can Seacroft Green once again become the Lord’s of local cricket? East Leeds FM’s Sports Talk investigates.


Sports Talk #14

Sun 23rd Oct '22, 3:00pm

Welcome special guests Zenab Siddique and Heena Mohammed who have set up a women's football group in Leeds


Sports Talk #13

Sun 25th Sep '22, 3:00pm

Cassie Sweeney of Potternewton Rollers and Olivia Coady join established Sports Talk members Tony and Karl with special guests Jojo of the Rollers and Ziah


Sports Talk #12

Sun 26th Jun '22, 3:00pm

The Sports Talk gang visit Meanwood Cricket Family Fun Day in memory of David Ian Senior. We talk cricket, community and curry.


Sports Talk #11: Seacroft Get your Skates On!

Sun 22nd May '22, 3:00pm

Julie Rose and Cassie Sweeney from Potternewton Rollers and Mel Blackwood from Roller Girl Gang are here to tell us why we should all get in-line and choose skating


Sports Talk #10 – Local Sports Campaigns

Sun 24th Apr '22, 3:00pm

Special guests from Cross Gates Cricket Club discuss efforts to bring cricket back to Seacroft Village Green, while ex-basketball pros launch a campaign to improve local facilities


Sports Talk #9

Sun 27th Mar '22, 3:00pm

Looking at what sports are on our Seacroft doorstep, and which ones should be. Want to get involved? Email


Sports Talk #8: Disability in sport and removing barriers

Sun 27th Feb '22, 3:00pm

Exploring opportunities for disabled people, featuring Unorthobox, Yorkshire Cricket Board, Active Leeds, LUFC Foundation and Leeds Rhinos Foundation's Learning Disabled team


Sports Talk #7

Sat 22nd Jan '22, 3:00pm

We explore the culture of American sports, including conversations with young people who play American football and thoughts on sports myths in American culture.


Sports Talk #6

Sun 19th Dec '21, 3:00pm

Supporting incredible community initiatives: Stacey Hubbard's work in kids' football, Bradford City Football Club Foundation and LADS FC.


Sports Talk #5

Sun 28th Nov '21, 3:00pm

Taking a closer look at local boxing, going to both pro and amateur fights locally, speaking to teenage amateurs and world champions alike, and discussing these events live


Sports Talk #4

Sun 24th Oct '21, 3:00pm

Sports Talk looks at women's sport and the challenges it faces


Sports Talk #3

Sat 9th Oct '21, 1:00pm


Sports Talk #2: Community

Sun 25th Jul '21, 4:00pm

How can sports bring us together? Social Inclusion Football League in Lancashire, Karl Abbott and Dan Hurle on football in Seacroft, the Euros 2020, cricket and more.


Sports Talk #1: Wellbeing & Sports

Fri 21st May '21, 6:00pm

How can sports bring positive energy in these complicated times? For our first episode of this new radio show we explore stories of football, wild swimming, basketball and more.