Wathnail Rovers

The Big Match



Wathnail Rovers are in the deep shit. Facing a crucial home league game against bottom club Hartlepool United, caretaker manager Colin Crippen is desperate for a result. With ‘Pool’ coming into form in recent weeks and Rovers sliding alarmingly, the match is all set to be a crucial ‘six pointer. The clubs big signing former premier league star Alphonso DeFabian is struggling with his fitness and doubtful for the game. Sensing that the team are going to need a huge performance from their talisman, club chairman Brian Buttle hatches an elaborate plot to fool the player into lining up for the game. Can Wathnail grab the all important three points? Will Alphonso last the full 90 minutes? And more importantly just how will this infamously bad tempered enigma of a man react when he finds out that he has in fact been duped? Find out the answers below, listen to The Big Match.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.