The TransAtlantic Sports Show

The TransAtlantic Sports Show

Each week Love Sport Radio's Anthony Wootton, host of the US Sports Show, brings you up to date with all the big sports news from across The Pond with exclusive guests, elite athletes and leading contributors from USA and Canada.

Episodes

January 27, 2024 37 mins

The Detroit Lions are in the NFC Championship Game for the first time since 1991. Looking ahead to Sunday's matchup with the San Francisco 49ers, Anthony Wootton is joined by former Lions running back DJ Dozier. DJ was part of that Lions team in 1991, alongside Hall of Famer Barry Sanders. 

Anthony and DJ look ahead to Sunday's game and discuss the comparisons between that Detroit team of the early 90s to Dan Cam...

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Anthony Wootton is back! After a hiatus while he wrote his book 'The Greatest American Football Story That Has Never Been Told', which is out on February 12:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Greatest-American-Football-Story-Never/dp/1801506779/ref=sr_1_1?crid=264NISB1TMAG7&dib=eyJ2IjoiMSJ9.gj30uNP5ZiVAqb_maE1eyypidy9iOOxQzEc0TYqTvgQcMGdP6kjYkqQ84O76hNpeF1xMt3oeuVku8U9qN0duVA.fbO3Ju0YhEAio7Wb7x9dq7ON1FR2XTvEGcZZCBPetX...

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October 11, 2023 23 mins

Anthony Wootton is joined by Rhett Bryan, game day host and executive producer of Titans Radio, to preview this Sunday's big game between the Baltimore Ravens and Tennessee Titans at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London. 

The guys discuss: 

- Sleep, does the extra in the UK matter (history suggests not)?
- Will King Henry reign in the UK? 
- How do the Titans stop Lamar? 
- Does a neutral venue...

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Fan colour and reaction from the NFL London game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Buffalo Bills. Anthony Wootton speaks to fans who travelled from New York to see their Bills lose. Plus, we hear from Doug Pederson, Trevor Lawrence, Sean McDermott and Josh Allen. 

There's also a couple of cheeky bonus interviews with familiar faces from the Emerald Isle. 

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Anthony Wootton is joined by Mike Carlson to review the Week 4 game between the Atlanta Falcons and Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium. In this show we take you inside the Wembley tunnel and give you locker room reaction from Calvin Ridley and Evan Engram. Plus, we hear from quarterback Trevor Lawrence and head coach, Doug Pederson. Relive the first NFL UK game of 2023 right here. 

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September 23, 2023 33 mins

With just a week to go until the NFL returns to London, our host Anthony Wootton hooks up with Rhett Bryan, the Game Day Host of Titans Radio. The Tennessee Titans will be the home team when they face the Baltimore Ravens in Week 6. 

The guys discuss:
- The London experience
- The Titans in London
- The Titans' rivalry with the Ravens (get very excited)
- How Derrick Henry was almost traded after the l...

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MLB returns to London this week! On Saturday and Sunday (24 & 25) the Chicago Cubs take on arch rivals the St Louis Cardinals at the London Stadium. 

To get you ready for the big game, Anthony Wootton is joined by Cardinals reporter, Jeff Jones. Jeff is a member of the Baseball Writers Association of American and tells you all you need to know about next weekend's "home" team. The guys discuss: 

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It's June, which means MLB is returning to London this month! On June 24 & 25, the Chicago Cubs take on arch rivals the St Louis Cardinals at the London Stadium. 

To get you ready for the big game, Anthony Wootton is joined by Jeremy Diemer, co-host of the Wrigleyville Nation podcast. The guys cover everything you need to know about the Chicago Cubs: 

- Who to watch
- What to eat (check out the amazin...

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As the Jacksonville Jaguars showed their commitment to London by announcing back-to-back games in the UK later this year, Anthony Wootton is joined by a very special guest. The Jags' VP of UK Operations, Maria Gigante. Maria talks about the decision to follow up their annual Wembley game with a road matchup at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium the following week. For the first time ever an NFL team will play two regular season gam...

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With the announcement that the Baltimore Ravens will be the road team against the Tennessee Titans at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium this season, Anthony Wootton links up with Titans Radio executive producer and gameday host, Rhett Bryan. 

Rhett explains how the Ravens-Titans matchup is a huge rivalry, which could make for an epic encounter in Week 6 of the 2023 NFL season. 

Other topics include the offseason so fa...

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This is a great episode with an inspirational man who will be helping to develop Britain's next NFL stars. Last month Lamonte Winston began his role as Head of NFL Academy. Find out why he believes a future first overall NFL draft pick could come from the UK. 

Lamonte has held prominent roles with the Kansas City Chiefs as Executive Director of Player Development, and formerly the Oakland Raiders as Director of Player...

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Our preview coverage for the NFL draft continues with another prospect. Zion Bowens is a wide receiver from the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors. Last season he had the second-longest touchdown reception in school history with a 93 yard score against Colorado State. Finished with a career-high 172 receiving yards in that game. 

Anthony Wootton and Zion discuss: 
- Living in college during the coronavirus pandemic
- Life in ...

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With the 2023 NFL draft just a few days away, Anthony Wootton is joined by one of the prospects hoping to have their pro football dreams come true in Kansas City. Ja'Von Hicks is a safety from the Cincinnati Bearcats and a second-team All-AAC star. He was also a teammate of last season's NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year, Sauce Gardner. 

The guys talk about:

- Ja'Von's career to date

- ...

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This is history! It’s our very first YouTube podcast. Our host, Anthony Wootton, is joined by Jeremy Diemer from the Wrigleyville Nation (@wrigleyvillenat) podcast to help you learn more about the Chicago Cubs. 

The Cubs head to London in June for the MLB London Series. They were due to face their fierce rivals, the St Louis Cardinals in 2020 but the pandemic hit. Thankfully baseball returns to the London Stadium this summ...

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February 16, 2023 41 mins

Relive the excitement of Super Bowl LVII from Phoenix, Arizona. Anthony Wootton was out there all week to cover the big event. In this special episode, he takes you into the winners' press conference so you can hear from Travis Kelce, Chris Jones and Eric Bieniemy. He talks to fans outside State Farm Stadium in Glendale, and shares the exclusive conversations he had with Philadelphia Eagles players, Kenneth Gainwell and Andre ...

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Super Bowl champion, Nick Leckey, returns to look back at Championship Sunday and preview Super Bowl LVII in Phoenix. As a former center to Drew Brees, Nick talks in detail about Tom Brady and his decision to retire. Leckey offers great insight into the mindset of elite quaterbacks and what it's like when an athlete decides to call it a day. A Super Bowl winner with the New Orleans Saints under Sean Payton, Nick shares his tho...

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Super Bowl XLIV winner, and former center, Nick Leckey joins Anthony Wootton on this Championship Sunday preview show. Nick is a Kansas State native and covers the Chiefs, so he brings the latest on Patrick Mahomes and his recovery from the ankle injury he suffered against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Was that injury an intentional hit by the Jags? Nick takes us inside the helmet of an offensive lineman, as he discusses the Niners, Ea...

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Anthony Wootton is joined by Jacksonville Jaguars radio host, Rick Ballou. Rick is the former sideline reporter and has excellent access to the team. He looks ahead to Saturday's huge AFC South title decider against the Tennessee Titans. The guys discuss how Doug Pederson has helped turnaround the form of franchise quarterback, Trevor Lawrence. Plus, find out why Rick believes this Jags team can make a run in January. 

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December 21, 2022 17 mins

Anthony is back and he's joined by a very special guest. Kofi Taylor-Barrocks is a Londoner who joined the NFL Academy when it launched in 2019, and this week signed for the University of Colorado Boulder. Kofe received offers from nine colleges, but chose the legendary Deion Sanders's Buffaloes. He's made history as one of the first NFL Academy graduates to sign with a college team in the US. Speaking after he put p...

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November 14, 2022 34 mins

Relive an historical day for the NFL. Anthony Wootton was in Munich for the first ever NFL regular season game. Get the sights and sounds from an incredible weekend. He speaks to Seahawks and Buccaneers fans who made the trip from their respective cities to be a part of history. We hear from German fans, plus post-game reaction from Tom Brady, Devin White, Todd Bowles and Julio Jones. It's the whole event wrapped up into one s...

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