DONE DEAL: I Had Trials Once joins Footy Accumulators

I Had Trials Once Podcast

We are delighted to welcome popular podcast and YouTube show I Had Trials Once... as part of Footy Accumulators for the upcoming third series.

The first two series of the podcast had over 250,000 plays across 110 different countries with brilliant guests lined up in the near future.

Click HERE to catch-up on the last 8 episodes...


With Gareth off ill, Jordan brought in the help of 'Princess', who he was dog-sitting at the time! Adam Morgan talked about coming through the ranks at Liverpool with Raheem Sterling, making his debut at Anfield and how his career has taken him to Non-League Mossley AFC in just a few years. An incredible open and honest episode.

BEN PRINGLE | 'Steve Evans Loves Pringles'

It's official. Steve Evans loves Pringles. Former Derby County, Rotherham United, Fulham and Preston midfielder Ben Pringle discussed how fickle football can be. The 31-year-old was out of contract at the time and has since rejoined his former manager Steve Evans at Gillingham.

GARY STOPFORTH | 'The Broken Van'

A former teammate of both Gareth and Jordan during their time at Salford City, Stopforth has even co-hosted an 'I Had Trials Once...' episode since being a guest on the show. Stories include how Gary Neville had to pay for his bar tab as Stopforth and the Salford City side celebrated promotion under the Class of '92 owners.

DANIEL NARDIELLO | 'Champ Manager Legend'

Former Manchester United, Barnsley and Bury striker Daniel Nardiello talks about life as a youngster at Old Trafford. From playing alongside the likes of David Beckham and Roy Keane, to being known as the original Championship Manager wonderkid.

JAMES JENNINGS | 'Paul Ince's Lock In'

A former teammate of Gareth Seddon, Wrexham defender James Jennings spoke about coming through the ranks at Manchester City as well as the highs and lows of football. A career that went from marking Andriy Shevchenko against Chelsea to partnering Gaz for Kettering Town all within a short space of time.

CRAIG DOOTSON | 'Never Chip a Keeper'

A former teammate of both hosts Gareth and Jordan, Craig Dootson recently left his role as Goalkeeping Coach with Liverpool FC Women's team. He discusses working with the pair at Salford City and limitations for a male coach in the women's game.

LEE ASHCROFT | 'Loose Cannon'

In the absence of Jordan, one of the most popular guests so far Gaz Stopforth stepped in to co-host with Gareth. Current Longridge Town and former Preston, Grimsby, Wigan and Southport striker Lee Ashcroft was the guest, providing the perspective of a current manager.


A special episode saw the first listener Q&A since I Had Trials Once... began. Questions included all sorts of topics, ranging from their dream podcast guest to how they apply suncream on their own...

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