Football racism, mental health in sport and multi-talented athletes


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By SportSpiel and Alasdair Hooper. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Alasdair Hooper and Will Moulton present SportSpiel's October discussion episode. On this edition of the show they go through the biggest headlines and pick apart the most important questions in the news. In part one (6:31) the pair look at racism and football fandom after several high-profile incidents of racial abuse both abroad and in the UK. In the discussion they try and analyse the root causes and look at what can be done to stamp out the abuse. In part two (35:00) they look back at mental health in sport as several high profile athletes chose to share their own personal struggles around World Mental Health Day, including England Hockey's Suzy Petty. Finally, in part three (50:56) they look at athletes who excelled in more than one sport after former Chelsea and Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech starred in his ice hockey debut. Messages Follow us on Twitter - Like us on Facebook - Follow us on Instagram - Get in touch: Visit our website: Credits Music: Otis McDonald

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