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‘What’s In a Name’ Podcast Episode 2: Exclusive Interview with Football Legend Dwight Yorke in Support of The Brain Tumour Charity

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‘What’s In a Name’ Podcast Episode 2: Exclusive Interview with Football Legend Dwight Yorke in Support of The Brain Tumour Charity

The highly acclaimed podcast, ‘What’s In a Name,’ hosted by Johnny Conran, Managing Partner – MENA, Joseph Mews, is back with its latest episode, featuring the iconic Premier League footballer, Dwight Yorke. The podcast series aims to raise awareness and funds for The Brain Tumour Charity, a cause deeply important to Joseph Mews.

In this riveting episode, Dwight Yorke, the treble-winning hero of Manchester United and Aston Villa legend, takes centre stage, sharing untold stories of his life and career. The episode provides a unique glimpse into Yorke’s journey, from his roots in Trinidad and Tobago to becoming a football giant on the international stage.

Listeners are treated to an inside look at Yorke’s early life, growing up in a large family with a passion for sports, particularly cricket. Despite promising opportunities in cricket, Yorke chose the path of football, eventually catching the eye of Aston Villa. The episode unfolds the captivating narrative of Yorke’s transition from Trinidad and Tobago to Aston Villa and later to Manchester United, showcasing his undeniable talent and unwavering determination.

Throughout the podcast, Yorke reminisces about his prolific goal-scoring days, sharing memorable moments, such as his hat-trick against Arsenal in 2001. The conversation explores his diverse career, spanning clubs like Aston Villa and Manchester United, as well as international success with Trinidad and Tobago.

Yorke provides insights into his mindset, emphasising the importance of expectation over pressure, which contributed to his remarkable debut season at Manchester United, where he achieved the prestigious treble. The podcast delves into Yorke’s mental preparation, the impact of social media on today’s players, and his admiration for certain playing styles, including Tottenham’s.

Host Johnny Conran, an Arsenal fan at heart, engages Yorke in a nostalgic discussion about Manchester City’s dominance and potential challenges. Yorke’s responses reflect the intense competition at United and praise for Sir Alex Ferguson’s exceptional management skills with star-studded squads.

In the spirit of giving back, Dwight Yorke makes a heartfelt contribution to The Brain Tumour Charity during the episode. Listeners are encouraged to share the episode with friends and family, raising awareness about the charity and considering donations to support their vital work.

The full episode featuring Dwight Yorke is available on YouTube here and can be streamed on Spotify here.

To learn more about The Brain Tumour Charity and contribute to their cause, visit their official website:

For media inquiries, or if you’re interested in featuring on the What’s In a Name podcast, contact:


Phone: ​​0121 824 6000

Follow @johnny.conran and @josephmewsproperty on Instagram for exclusive behind-the-scenes footage and first access to new episodes of ‘What’s In a Name’.

About ‘What’s In a Name’:

‘What’s In a Name’ is a podcast by Joseph Mews, hosted by Johnny Conran, that explores the fascinating stories of iconic individuals from various fields. Beyond entertainment, the podcast aims to raise awareness and funds for charitable causes, with a current focus on supporting The Brain Tumour Charity.

About The Brain Tumour Charity:

The Brain Tumour Charity is a non-profit organisation dedicated to supporting individuals affected by brain tumours and funding research to find a cure. Donations to the charity contribute to vital research, patient support, and education programs.

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