Contributors – Championship

Donal Neligan
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Donal Neligan

Aston Villa contributor
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Who is this?

Our Aston Villa contributor is one of the founders and former Vice-Chairman of the New York Aston Villa Supporters Club.

Our listeners and contributors are currently in mourning as Aston Villa, and Donal, was relegated to the Championship show in the 2016-17 season.

Not surprisingly, Paula Marcus, the producer of our Championship show, was very happy.

JOINED: Episode 326
CAPS: 86
FROM: New Mexico but built in Dublin
John Melnikov
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John Melnikov

Birmingham City contributor
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Who is this?

John Melnikov is our Birmingham City contributor. He is a founding member of, "East Coast Blues", which is based out of "The Football Factory" at Legend's in Manhattan.

John is a teacher by trade, which means that if he tells you that Birmingham City is the finest team on the planet, you know it has to be true.

JOINED: Episode TBD
CAPS: TBD
FROM: Bridgeport, CT, USA
Kevin Mulvey
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Kevin Mulvey

Ipswich Town contributor
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Kevin is the Canadian contact for the Ipswich Town Supporters Club and a member of the ITFC North American Supporters Club.

He also the founder and organizer of Smiles4Miles, an annual charity tournament in support of paediatric cancer research at SickKids Hospital in Toronto.

JOINED: Episode 584
CAPS: 10
FROM: Tecumseh, ON, Canada
Stuart Jeffery
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Stuart Jeffery

Leeds United contributor
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Online soon

JOINED: Episode TBD
CAPS: TBD
FROM: TBD
Phil Lavanco
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Phil Lavanco

Newcastle United contributor
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Phil is a member of the Toon Army NYC, podcaster and blogger with I Wish I Was A Geordie.

He once ate 17 White Castle cheeseburgers for lunch.

JOINED: Episode 567
CAPS: 18
FROM: Queens, NY, USA
James Copland
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James Copland

Norwich contributor
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James is founder of the New York Canaries supporters club.

JOINED: Episode 585
CAPS: 24
FROM: New York, NY, USA
Carl Brown
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Carl Brown

QPR contribuor
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Who is this?

Carl joined our show only to be relegated to the Championship, two months later.

F&^ked fact: his voice is so deep, it's hypnotic.

JOINED: Episode 381
CAPS: 34
FROM: Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada
Paula Marcus
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Paula Marcus

Reading contributor
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Who is this?

Paula is our Reading supporter who claims that it is VERY easy to spot her at Scallywags, in Toronto: just look for the only person in a Royals’ jersey.

She is also the host and producer of our Championship show, “View from the Champo”, and the lead writer of “Blog from the Champo“, available here and in a fantastic New York newspaper, First Touch Online.

JOINED: Episode 198
CAPS: 70
FROM: Toronto, ON, Canada
Patrick Jones
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Patrick Jones

Sheffield Wednesday contributor
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JOINED: Episode TBD
CAPS: TBD
FROM: TBD
Stuart Green
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Stuart Green

Wolverhampton Wanderers contributor
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Who is this?

Stuart was the 10th contributor to join the show, only to be relegated that same year.

Lucky for us, he came back, a couple of years later, when we created a Championship show.

JOINED: Episode 95
CAPS: 5
FROM: Toronto, ON, Canada