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BBC GMR's Extra Time programme brings you the biggest names in Manchester sport each weekday evening between 6 and 7pm. Listen again to the best interviews this week...

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  • GMR Sport magazine programme
  • interviews with the top names
  • each weekday 6pm - 7pm
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Thursday 30 December

It's not too often you hear a Premiership footballer tell you how bad he is playing, but that's exactly what Jay Jay Okocha has done. Speaking to BBC GMR's Jack Dearden, the Bolton Wanderers captain says the players have only themselves to blame for a run of six successive defeats in the league... [To listen: audio links in 'See Also']

Oldham have received a timely boost ahead of the New Year. Neil Kilkenny, such a success since he joined the club on loan from Birmingham, has agreed to stay at Boundary Park until the end of the season. He spoke to Steve Wyeth. [To listen: audio links in 'See Also']

There were many Sale rugby union fans who were sad to see the team up sticks and move to Stockport. For more than a century Heywood Road was the home of Sale before the sport was overtaken by the professional age. However, the spirit of Sale - and amateur rugby union - lives on in the town. Indeed, the Sale members still own the famous old Heywood Road ground in Brooklands. Richard Trickey, a formidable player in his day and the winner of more than 100 caps for Lancashire, is a long standing Sale member and now helps run the original club. He's been telling Mike Sadler about the club's history.... [To listen: audio links in 'See Also']

Wednesday 29 December

Bury Football Club is in financial difficulty again. The club has been paying £10,000 a month in credit as a legacy of administration three years ago. Former director Neville Neville, who spearheaded the Save Our Shakers campaign, has now returned to the club to try to help bail them out. He explained the background to Bury's latest financial plight... [To listen: audio links in 'See Also']

Tuesday 28 December

Bolton 0-1 Blackburn: Bolton slipped to a sixth consecutive defeat losing at home to a stunning 20-yard volley from Blackburn's Paul Dickov. Bolton boss Sam Allardyce summed up his side's current problems: "We can't keep a clean sheet, and we've forgotten how to score." [To listen: audio links in 'See Also']

Man City 1-1 West Brom: City gifted ten-man West Brom a point with a comical own goal after dominating the game. Seven minutes frome time, a hopeful ball forward bounced off Richard Dunne's knee and past a stricken David James into the goal. Kevin Keegan described the own goal as "almost laughable." [To listen: audio links in 'See Also']

Burnley 1-0 Wigan - Paul Jewell says Wigan were "toothless once we got into the box"; Oldham 2-1 Peterborough - Brian Talbot praises his goalscorers Scott Vernon and Neil Kilkenny; Barnsley 3-3 Stockport - Chris Turner revels in County's three-goal comeback; Northampton 2-0 Bury - Graham Barrow brands Dave Flitcroft 'a disgrace' for his sending off; Rochdale 2-2 Chester - Steve Parkin reflects on a cracking derby game. [To listen: audio links in 'See Also']

Boxing Day

Man Utd 2-0 Bolton: A volley from Ryan Giggs and a Paul Scholes shot kept Manchester United in touch with the Premiership leaders but added to Sam Allerdyce's misery. Speaking after the game Sir Alex Ferguson said that he felt his team had always been in control [To listen: audio links in 'See Also'].
Meanwhile Sam Allerdyce said this his team were missing too many chances. [To listen: audio links in 'See Also']
Everton 2-1 Man City: Tim Cahill and Marcus Bent were on target as Everton stayed third in the Premiership with a hard-earned win against 10-man Manchester City. City Manager Kevin Keegan spoke after the game about the Negouai sending off. [To listen: audio links in 'See Also']

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