ROKER RAPPORT PODCAST SPECIAL: In conversation with former Sunderland AFC manager Alan Durban!

The latest special guest to join us on the Roker Rapport Podcast is former Sunderland AFC manager Alan Durban, discussing his turbulent time on Wearside between 1981-84 with our Connor and the ITHICS lads. You can listen, for free as usual, on iTunes. Acast, Spotify, TuneIn, and of course YouTube.

What are we talking about this episode?

Alan tells us why he took the managers job at Roker Park at such a difficult period in the clubs history;

What it was he tried to bring to the team, and in particular to the young lads coming through;

His relationship with former Chairman Sir Tom Cowie, and how the situation behind the scenes affected his ability to push on with his vision;

The players he spotted, nurtured and brought to the side not only as manager, but also later on in an advisory role with Peter Reid;

Give Us Tomorrow Now: Alan Durban's Mission Impossible - A new book written about his time at SAFC;

Some wonderful stories and memories shared from his lengthy career as a player and manager, and his opinions on the modern game;

This and much more! Tune In!


See for privacy and opt-out information.