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The World Cup of World Cups

Aug 30, 2022

A Tartan Army, ticker-tape, drugs, match-fixing, armed lightning, public floggings and pedantic refereeing all feature in the story of the 1978 World Cup in Argentina.

Joining James Cook (@jamesecook) and Paul Savage (@comedysavage) is comedian, actor and author Gavin Webster (@Thegavinwebster).

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Aug 23, 2022

Rowboat theft, unlikely Faberge eggs, an offensive book title, the most celebrated goal in history, a naked pool party, a Black Country butcher and Franz Beckenbauer's chat-line all feature in the story of the 1974 World Cup in West Germany.

Joining James Cook (@jamesecook) and Paul Savage (@comedysavage) is comedian...


Aug 16, 2022

The World Cup goes colour! Stickers, songs, a shakedown, a long-faced Swede, at least 3 'games of the century', the greatest goal and the best ever player.  It's Mexico 1970!

Joining James Cook (@jamesecook) and Paul Savage (@comedysavage) is comedian Steve Day (@TheRealSteveDay) who remembers it all like it was...


Aug 9, 2022

A crime solving dog, Middlesbrough twinned with Pyongyang, Azerbaijan's most famous man, what's buried underneath Wembley Stadium, conspiracies and a big dirty giraffe all feature in the story of the hardly-ever-talked-about 1966 World Cup in England.

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Aug 2, 2022

A bandy-legged genius, a urinating dog, too many golden boots and the most stupid, appalling, disgusting and disgraceful exhibition of football possibly in the history of the game all feature in the Chilean World Cup of 1962. With James Cook @jamesecook and Paul Savage @comedysavage.

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