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The 72 Show - Episode 2.8 (with Matt Hamshaw)

The 72 Show - Episode 2.8 (with Matt Hamshaw)

Anthony Kendrick and Nick Davie are joined by former midfielder and current Rotherham youth academy boss Matt Hamshaw.

Nick asks Matt about his playing career, covering his beginnings at Sheffield Wednesday and playing at Hillsborough to the end of his career where he joined Matlock Town. Nick also asks about his time at Mansfield Town and Notts County. We then move on to his current role at Championship side Rotherham. We discuss their season and the recent appointment of Kenny Jackett, and can the side survive? They are currently bottom of the Championship.

We then review the Checkatrade trophy. This season has controversially allowed U23 Category 1 Academies to take part. This has lead to what some argue is valuable experience for the young players, but some of the attaendances have been poor. 16 matches in the final round of games had less than 1000 in attendance. There has also been talk that Manchester United and Arsenal are interested in joining next season, if their schedu...