Manchester sporting heroes are put in the spotlight by Ian Cheeseman. Revealing interviews about the people behind the sporting headlines. Listen live on Thursdays at 6pm.
Sun, 19 May 13
29 days remaining
Ian Cheeseman speaks to a legend of Wigan, Billy Boston. One of the all-time great Rugby League players from anywhere - who played 488 tries for Wigan Rugby Club, these days known as the Warriors - during which time he scored almost a try a game - 478 in all - he was capped by Great Britain on 31 occasions In 1986 he was made an MBE and is in both the Rugby League and Welsh sports Halls of fame
Sat, 4 May 13
14 days remaining
This is In The Spotlight - a chance to hear, in depth, from one of the sporting heroes of Greater Manchester - this episode focussing on Wigan Athletic footballer Paul Scharner - who has had two spells with the Latics, most recently returning on loan from the German club Hamburg. In his first spell at Wigan, the Austrian who can play in central defence or midfield, made nearly 150 appearances for the club - including an appearance in the 2006 League Cup Final against Manchester United. I spoke to him in the build-up to the 2013 FA Cup final and started by asking him to list the highs of his career
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