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ROAR Sport podcast episode 6: Chris Weale

IN episode six of the ROAR Sport Podcast, Chris Weale – the Exeter City goalkeeping coach and former Yeovil Town, Bristol City and Leicester City keeper – discusses his career in football and his move into coaching.

The 36-year-old – who returns to Huish Park with Exeter this weekend – is focusing on coaching alongside Grecians boss Matt Taylor after an 18-year playing career.

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Weale talks with ROAR’s Steve Cotton – his old school friend – about: the benefits of having a twin brother as a sports-mad youngster in Somerset (1:14); going to Yeovil Town games just to watch goalkeeper Tony Pennock as a teenager (6:14); his first meeting with Gary Johnson and breaking through at Yeovil (7:52); the glory days at Huish Park (9:10); whether or not he’ll go into management (10:50); the role of the No 2 goalkeeper (13:17); how he sees a lot of himself in Exeter’s hometown keeper Christy Pym (14:25); his decision to leave Yeovil for Bristol City (16:05); the frustrations he endured at Ashton Gate (16:35); his penalty saving record (19:45); nearly reaching the Premier League with City (22:00); his last-minute goal for Yeovil against Hereford (27:06); relishing his coaching role with Exeter (28:49); his time and Leicester and Kasper Schmeichel’s brilliance (31:30) and much more.

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