What a week for sport. Wimbledon’s gone, but we still have the Ashes, the Tour de France and the Premier League Football in Perth, it just doesn’t get any better. As usual, Not the Footy Show will keep you up to speed on all sports except ofcourse the one we don’t mention.
Be sure to tune in and don’t forget to vote on our poll for which sport you feel should be included in the 2016 Olympic Games. Vote right here.
Not the Footy Show Team
This Friday night the Perth Glory take on Premier League side Wolverhampton Wanderers at Members Equity Stadium. Wolves have been based in Perth for their pre-season camp, and coach Mick McCarthy joins us to tell us how his side are shaping up.
The much awaited Ashes series gets under way tonight in of all places Cardiff – the first time an Ashes test match has been played outside of England or Australia. We will be chatting to former Australian test player, and Retravision Warriors coach Tom Moody about how he sees the series going. We will also ask about Chris Gayle signing for WA.
Several weeks ago squash player Mike Corren told us he would win the Golden Open in Kalgoorlie, which he did. Sadly as he does not believe in mobile phones we have had trouble tracking him down, but he has now won his 20th career title,and joins us tonight.
The Australian gymnastics championships will be hosted in Perth next week and we will chat to WAIS coach Liz Chekovitch about which states are the ones to look out for and which individuals.
The Hockeyroos overcame Germany in Perth on Monday night in preparation for the Champions Trophy, and we will be catching up with one of the girls while they are in camp in Sydney.
We continue our look at the seven sports that have nominated for Olympic inclusion. Tonight one more sport will have its chance to state its case. So listen in and see if you feel it deserves to be included. Be sure to cast your vote on our poll.
Taekwondo and Judo are there, but Karate is not. Former national coach and Vice President of the Australian Karate Federation of WA, Branco Bratich will state the case for Karate.