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On Manchester United, David Luiz, Michael Emenalo, and more

The King of the Road podcast, hosted by my good friend, Rory Jennings, has a brand new episode.

Some of you may know Rory from CFC Fan TV, his previous career as a Hollywood bad boy, or most likely, his unmistakable dress choices at Chelsea matches, home and away.

Rory has recently launched a brand new podcast, where he talks all things Chelsea, London, and football culture.

When the first episode debuted a few weeks ago, it immediately climbed up the iTunes table and within 24 hours, was one of the top-ranked football podcasts in the world. Not too shabby, if I do say so myself.

Here is the latest episode (number four), in which Rory and guest Sophie Rose talk about:

  • the win against Manchester United
  • the difference between the various London accents
  • David Luiz being dropped
  • Michael Emenalo leaving the club
  • starting a fan channel on YouTube
  • glamour modeling
  • and much more!

How to listen

Where to find Rory

Where to find this week’s guest (Sophie)


For whatever my recommendation is worth, I cannot recommend this podcast highly enough. Rory has had a season ticket to Chelsea since the 1994/95 season (when he was around ten years old) and had a streak of never missing a match - home or away - spanning several years, that was only recently broken last April when his wedding happened to take place during Chelsea - Crystal Palace.

There are some great Chelsea podcasts out there - including the fantastic London is Blue pod - and if you’re interested in hearing game recaps from the perspective of match-going fans (what were the loudest chants at Bournemouth away, what is the worst commute to an away ground, why are European away days so brilliant?) and a bit of football culture (the history of Roma and Lazio, why Nottingham Forest fans are great) and London culture (how to make a proper gin and tonic), you’ll absolutely love this podcast.