weekly podcast recorded in the radio studios at Leeds Trinity University has
been nominated for the Best Sport accolade at the British Podcast Awards 2019.
is a Leeds United podcast, hosted by Leeds Trinity Journalism lecturer Darren
Harper and Ryan Wilson of The Pigeon Detectives. Recorded and filmed weekly,
the show features guests from the world of football, with Leeds Trinity
students involved in the production, editing and promotion of the podcast on
hosts were recently joined by former Leeds United goalkeeper Neil Sullivan, to
discuss the club’s current performance and personal anecdotes from his
footballing career including the infamous halfway line goal from Manchester
United’s David Beckham in 1996, against Sullivan who played for Wimbledon.
LS11 Podcast faces competition at the British Podcast Awards from Formula 1,
James Richardson and Graham Hunter, with the likes of Chris Moyles, George Ezra
and Katie Piper nominated in other categories.
Harper, Lecturer in Journalism at Leeds Trinity University and co-host of the
LS11 podcast, said:
“Both myself and Ryan are a bit stunned and overwhelmed about being nominated.
It's a huge honour, to be talked about in the company of these other 'big'
podcasts. Who knew that two blokes and a guest chatting about Leeds United would
do so well?”
is sponsored by Sandal Auto, The Terrace and The Social Maze, and its 10,000
listeners can tune in via Facebook, YouTube and subscription platforms such as
Apple Podcasts and Spotify.
British Podcast Awards 2019 will take place on Saturday 18 May in London, and
will be hosted by British comedian, actress, writer and podcaster Cariad Lloyd.
The awards have been running since 2017, showcasing podcasts from across the
country of all genres, providing a space for producers, presenters, writers and
performers to share their ideas and have fun. The full list of nominees can be