Lineker & Baker: Behind Closed Doors

Lineker & Baker: Behind Closed Doors Podcast

'Lineker & Baker: Behind Closed Doors' will be a new regular show full of the intimate details of life in and around the game.If you’re looking for analysis of the weekend’s action, look elsewhere. This show will tell dressing room tales and green room stories from Gary and Danny’s time in football and broadcasting.Irreverent, at times preposterous, 'Behind Closed Doors' sees Gary Lineker abandon his usual role as chief interrogator. Instead he joins Danny Baker in a romp through life in the English game.

Trailer: Soleful
Sorry there's still no Lineker and Baker at the moment and we hope that you're all keeping safe and well. We have got a new podcast recommendation that we wanted to share with you though. It's called 'Soleful: Sneaker Stories' and is all about the stories behind the world's most loved sneakers, told by the people that created, collect and covet them. Here's a short taster.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Trailer: Banged Up
Sorry there’s no Lineker and Baker this week, but we have got a new podcast we thought you might enjoy. It’s called Banged Up and it features two ex convicts and a prison lawyer. What’s it like to be Banged Up? Here’s a taster.Goalhanger Films  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Angry Footballers
When are footballers allowed to take time off mid season and how did Paul Gascoigne help solve a pigeon problem at White Hart Lane? Gary Lineker and Danny Baker address the game’s serious issues.Produced by Harry Lineker & Joey McCarthyTwitter: #BehindClosedDoors  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


Gazza's Fish
How did Paul Gascoigne ensure victims of his fish prank suffered for longer than necessary? Gary Lineker reveals all. Plus Danny Baker describes the contents of the typical Oscars gift bag. VAR gets another grilling and goalkeepers are roundly abused.Produced by Harry Lineker & Joey McCarthyTwitter: #BehindClosedDoors  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Football Dreams
Gary Lineker and Danny Baker are back from their winter break and Gary reveals the recurring football dreams that still haunt him. Danny announces his return to weekly football attendance and Gary explains why it’s a bad idea to drink competitively with the Brazilian Ronaldo.Produced by Harry Lineker & Joey McCarthyTwitter: #BehindClosedDoorsEmail: [email protected]  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Merry Football
Gary Lineker and Danny Baker talk football at Christmas from the perspective of players and fans.Plus both men discuss the worst tellings off they got as kids.A Goalhanger Films productionProduced by Harry Lineker and Joey McCarthy  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


Where’s my Ballon d’Or?
Gary Lineker and Danny Baker investigate the original rules of the game and discover a surprising parallel with the problems of VAR. Plus Gary reveals his devastation at being denied the Ballon d’or in 1986.A Goalhanger Films productionProducer Harry LinekerExec producer Tony Pastor  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Debuts and IQs
Gary and Danny discuss managers, Gazza and Jose Mourinho. Plus the challenges of making a debut.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Debuts and IQs
Gary and Danny discuss managers, Gazza and Jose Mourinho. Plus the challenges of making a debut.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


Life’s a Minestrone
Gary Lineker tells the story of his move from Barcelona to Spurs and how he narrowly avoided a year of struggle with Genoa. Danny Baker explains how to get the most out of a stay in the jungle, should Gary have a mate heading down under.A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Harry Lineker  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

A Night in Zagreb
Gary Lineker admits he may not have scored one of his England goals. Danny Baker recounts the tale of a woman persuaded to leave her job at WH Smith to join the Manchester United team in Zagreb.A Goalhanger Films ProductionProduced by Joey McCarthy  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

A Night in Zagreb
Gary Lineker admits he may not have scored one of his England goals. Danny Baker recounts the tale of a woman persuaded to leave her job at WH Smith to join the Manchester United team in Zagreb.A Goalhanger Films ProductionProduced by Joey McCarthy For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy...


Dutch Master
Gary Lineker and Danny Baker discuss the time Leicester almost signed Johan Cruyff. Plus Danny tells the story of his brief time as a member of Led Zeppelin. And Gary describes playing behind closed doors.A Goalhanger Films production.Produced by Joey McCarthy.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

No Sex Before Football
Gary Lineker and Danny Baker debate the age old advice given to young footballers hoping to reserve their energies for match day. Other vital issues up for discussion are tattoos, streakers and theme tunes.A Goalhanger Films production.Produced by Harry Lineker & Joey McCarthy  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

VAR's gone Bananas
Gary Lineker and Danny Baker debate the important issues of the day. What’s wrong with VAR? Why are ballboys being sent off? And is a banana a fruit or a herb?A Goalhanger Films productionProduced by Harry Lineker & Joey McCarthy  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


Bobby's Boot
Gary Lineker tells Danny Baker about the time he borrowed Bobby Robson’s boot for an England game. Danny questions the merits of zonal marking. #BehindClosedDoors  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Easy Games
Gary Lineker and Danny Baker discuss the quality of opposition in international football. Plus we hear about a thirty year wait for a goal and Danny’s boyhood attempts to improve European relations.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Pundits and Panenkas
Gary Lineker and Danny Baker are back for the new season debating all the key issues. Who would be tougher to fight, Alan Shearer or Ian Wright? Why did Gary try to chip the Brazilian keeper? Plus we reveal the secret of the FA Cup’s secret Sunderland hideaway.Order a signed copy of Behind Closed Doors, Gary and Danny’s new book, from Waterstones.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


Golf with the President
Gary Lineker describes a round of golf against the President of Argentina and his lost three days with Diego Maradona. Danny explains his ongoing distaste for Luton Town.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

North Korean Haircuts
Gary describes helping Sir Bobby Robson find his missing phone, while Danny lists his quiz show triumphs.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

It's only a Game
Gary and Danny describe their experiences with paparazzi; Gary tries to work out how many hat-tricks he's scored; Danny explains why he thinks Ronaldo should return to Manchester United  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


Crazy Golf
Gary and Danny describe their worst ever football kits and share a mutual love of Crazy Golf  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

A Hundred and a Hat-trick
Gary and Danny describe very different hat-tricks; we discover the art of the one on one; plus stories of the most foul mouthed men in football and show business. Warning: explicit language.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Trailer: We Have Ways of Making You Talk
No episode of Behind Closed Doors this week as Gary and Danny take their international break. Fear not though, the duo will be back next week as usual. Instead we've got a trailer for our new podcast, We Have Ways of Making You Talk, with comedian Al Murray and historian James Holland.If you like what you hear then you can listen to the first episode of the new series, and all future episodes, here: https://apple.co/2YsZXQV or here: https://play.acast.com/s/wehaveways  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and...


Magic Mushrooms
Gary says why Diego Maradona's sensational second goal in the 1986 World Cup quarterfinal should have been disallowed. Danny explains how magic mushrooms can interfere with a team's defensive stability.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Messi v Ronaldo
Messi or Ronaldo? Gary and Danny finally resolve the debate once and for all. Plus Danny tells the story of Dan Petrescu’s cat and Gary names the famous player his son would have preferred as a father.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Who’s Got My Ball?
Gary describes Howard Kendall’s unorthodox Chinese remedy for poor form and wonders what happened to his hat-trick ball from El Classico. Danny dresses up as Pluto and recalls the time he lost Big Ron’s trousers.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


The Horse's Head in the Penguin Pool
Gary describes losing his car in central London and snapping his toe in Japan while Danny recounts the story of Gazza’s disastrous visit to a Chinese zoo. And the lads reveal the impending arrival of a Behind Closed Doors book, to be published by Penguin Random House.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Complete Bullocks
Gary finally puts to rest a rumour that has been circulating since his England days, Danny explains how Salvador Dali very nearly had a big part to play in Sheffield Wednesday’s history and there’s a spirited debate on the merits of the short corner.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Naked Football
This week’s offering sees the duo discuss a match that was the ultimate 'Shirts v Skins', Gary reveals a prank himself and the England team played on Bobby Robson before the 1990 World Cup semi-final and Danny explains how a call from Andy Townsend kickstarted his career.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


You Haven't Got The Balls
In the first episode of Series 2 Gary reveals a few choice words he delivered to Johan Cruyff when he was a substitute at Barcelona, Danny tells us about his night at the BAFTAs and the pair get into a disagreement about footballers wearing gloves.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Christmas Special
In this festive special the pair discuss the merits of having a winter break, Gary recalls some of his favourite ever Christmas presents and Danny looks back at the last time a full set of football fixtures were played on Christmas Day.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Up The Loins
Danny tells the story of how one night ended with himself and Tony Adams sharing a kiss, Gary explains how he became a Top Gear curse and the pair reveal details for a live performance of the podcast at the New Wimbledon Theatre in 2019!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


Footballers' Wives
In Episode 7 the pair discuss which one football law they would change if they had the power, Danny ponders the idea of who was the very first football mascot and Gary reveals how much say friends and family have in transfer deals.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

When Gazza Shot Jimmy
This week Gary reveals the club he would have most liked to play for but never got the chance, Danny calls for more blood and thunder in the 'not-so-beautiful game' and we hear what happened the time Gazza turned up to training with an air rifle!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

The Linesman Bottled It
In this week’s episode the pair discuss exactly how the Match of the Day running order is decided, Danny recalls the time he flashed the entirety of the Royal Albert Hall and Gary tells the story of when one of his managers picked him up and pinned him against the dressing room wall.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


Handshake Poker
Episode 4 brings us a heated debate on the worth of the Nations League, Gary and Danny reveal the strangest things they’ve ever eaten and there’s a friendly game of ‘handshake poker’.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Gazza's Sting
In this week's episode Gary recalls the time he upset Brian Clough, Danny finally finishes his story about how him and his Dad got kicked out at QPR and we find out how Gazza rumbled the England team's in-house bookies during the 1990 World Cup.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

The England Cap
Topics this week include Terry Butcher's bizarre tunnel antics, the best smelling footballers and Danny gets his hands on one of Gary's England caps.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....


Are We Live?
In the first episode of 'Behind Closed Doors', Gary and Danny get to grips with what exactly a podcast is, discuss what happens when the cameras and microphones are off (or not!) and tell a few of their best Gazza stories.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....

Trailer
The trailer for 'Lineker & Baker: Behind Closed Doors', which will be a new regular show full of the intimate details of life in and around the game.If you’re looking for analysis of the weekend’s action, look elsewhere. This show will tell dressing room tales and green room stories from Gary and Danny’s time in football and broadcasting.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....