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The Gentleman Ultra

The Gentleman Ultra

By The Gentleman Ultra
We bring nostalgia, history and tales from both within and beyond Calcio’s four white lines. This is Italian Football through our eyes. This is the Gentleman Ultra.
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TGU Storytelling Sagas (EO1): Daniele De Rossi - The Wall of Ostia
In the first episode of Storytelling Sagas, Wayne Girard narrates his piece on Daniele De Rossi's heroic yet tumultuous career.
13:04
September 25, 2020
TGU Calcio Castaways (E06): With Richard Hall
Richard Hall is the founder and creator of The Gentleman Ultra. In this episode he is interviewed to discuss his favourite goals, match, and player he would most love to sit down with. 
43:09
September 19, 2020
TGU Calcio Castaways (E05): With Wayne Girard
TGU Calcio Castaways (E05): With Wayne Girard In the latest installment of our series, Richard Hall asked Wayne Girard to choose his favourite goals, games and person to hang out with on a desert island. Wayne is a columnist for A.S. Roma and editor for The Gentleman Ultra.
48:58
August 28, 2020
TGU Calcio Castaways (E04): With Sheridan Bird
TGU Calcio Castaways (E04): With Sheridan Bird In the latest instalment of our series, Richard Hall asked Sheridan Bird to choose his favourite goals, games and person to hang out with on a desert island. Sheridan is a journalist and broadcaster in Milan.
42:08
July 16, 2020
TGU Calcio Castaways (E03): With Adam Summerton
In the latest instalment of the series, Richard Hall asked Adam Summerton to choose two goals, two games and one player to hang out with on a desert island. Adam is a commentator for BT Sport and Prime Video amongst others.
46:43
June 12, 2020
TGU Calcio Castaways (E02): With Andrew Cesare
In the second of the series, Richard Hall asked Andrew Cesare to choose two goals, two games and one player to hang out with on a desert island. Andrew covers Italian football for ESPN.
38:55
May 22, 2020
TGU Calcio Castaways (E01): With Dominic Bliss
In the first of a new series with a familiar concept, Richard Hall asked @theinsidelefty to choose two goals, one game and one player to watch on a desert island.
50:12
May 15, 2020
TGU Calcio Bitesize Podcast (E13): #CoppaItalia
It's another TGU podcast bitesize special as Richard Hall and Neil Morris look ahead to the Coppa Italia while also looking back at Atalanta's triumph in the 1962/63 edition.  
19:12
May 15, 2019
TGU Calcio Podcast (E12): Team of the 1980s with Sheridan Bird
Host Richard Hall is joined by TGU regular Luca Hodges-Ramon as we begin our quest to select a best XI from the 1980s by chatting to Milan-based broadcaster and journalist Sheridan Bird. 
52:14
April 22, 2019
TGU Calcio Bitesize Podcast (E11): #DerbyDellaMadonnina
With the Milan derby upon us, what better time to bring you the first of our TGU podcast bitesize specials. In the black and blue corner, Richard Hall searches for hope amongst the Inter gloom, while in the red and black corner, Luca Hodges-Ramon travels to the San Siro with quiet confidence.
18:00
March 16, 2019
TGU Calcio Podcast (E10): Golden oldies of Italian football
TGU's very own veteran performer Richard Hall is joined by young gun Luca Hodges-Ramon to discuss Ramez Nathan's piece on the old-timers who shone in the crepuscular light of their calcio careers. 
41:17
March 2, 2019
TGU Calcio Podcast (E9): Ginkers lifts the curse of Pirlo
TGU host and founder Richard Hall and editor Neil Morris are joined by special guest Giancarlo Rinaldi to discuss Pirlo's oenological exploits, how the seeds of Football Italia were planted and Fiorentina's current plight.
51:56
December 14, 2018
TGU Calcio Podcast (E8): Founding fathers & prodigal sons
TGU host and founder Richard Hall, and editor Luca Hodges-Ramon are joined by special guest Chris Lee to discuss calcio’s early pioneers, Schillaci’s steep trajectory and the burden of expectation placed on emerging talent.
57:11
November 17, 2018
TGU Calcio Podcast (E7): Black stripes - ire in Turin and fire in Milan
TGU host and founder Richard Hall, and editor Luca Hodges-Ramon are joined by special guests Adam Digby and Matt Santangelo to discuss indignation on Juventus’ Curva Sud and the upcoming Milan derby.
1:03:24
October 20, 2018
TGU Calcio Podcast (E6): Back to school special
To mark the new season, TGU host and founder Richard Hall, and editors Luca Hodges-Ramon and Neil Morris are joined by special guest Nima Tavallaey Roodsari to discuss the coming season and the TGU 90's Serie A Dream Team. Also, Richard enthuses about Diego Fuser while Serie B's ongoing shenanigans prompts some collective head shaking.
58:53
August 18, 2018
TGU Calcio Podcast (E5): The haves and the have nots
As one star arrives in the north of Italy and another disappears in the south, TGU host and founder Richard Hall, and editors Luca Hodges-Ramon and Neil Morris, discuss the growing divide between the haves and the have nots in Italian football. Also covered are the launch of Golazio bar in London and how fans can watch this season’s calcio action.
54:09
August 6, 2018
TGU Podcast (E4): Tension, controversy & heartbreak in Rome
In episode 4, host and TGU founder Richard Hall, editors Luca Hodges-Ramon and Neil Morris, and contributor Wayne Girard look at the events that played out on and off the field in Roma's recent Champions League clash with Liverpool.
55:06
May 7, 2018
TGU Podcast (E3): Reminiscing about Ray & Gazzetta’s greatest golaccios
In episode 3, host and TGU founder Richard Hall, and editors Neil Morris and Emmet Gates look back at the playing and broadcasting career of Ray Wilkins and pick their favourite goals from the Gazzetta/Football Italia era.
54:50
April 12, 2018
TGU Podcast (E2): Exiles in Italy & storm clouds in Bergamo
In episode 2, host and TGU founder Richard Hall and editors Luca Hodges-Ramon and Neil Morris chat about players who ventured abroad in the 1950s and 60s, and how to win friends and influence people in Bergamo, before tackling a couple of questions from our followers on Twitter.
1:03:53
March 21, 2018
TGU Podcast (E1): Ciao Capitano
In our first ever episode, host and TGU founder Richard Hall and editors Luca Hodges-Ramon and Neil Morris chat about their most memorable moments from Italia 90, pay tribute to Davide Astori, go on a sticker hunt with Paolo Poggi and discuss the best Italian football kits of the last 50 years.
51:55
March 11, 2018