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Non-League podcast: Richard Wilkins... A life in the pro game, a life in non-league

PUBLISHED: 10:43 22 November 2019 | UPDATED: 10:43 22 November 2019

Richard Wilkins, centre, with Carl Marston, left and Mike Bacon

Richard Wilkins, centre, with Carl Marston, left and Mike Bacon

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MIKE BACON and CARL MARSTON are joined by Needham Market boss Richard Wilkins.

Richard spent almost 15 years as a pro player with, among others, Cambridge United & Colchester United.

And he is now heading towards 20 years in non-league management.

From fun and games with John Beck at Cambridge, to great times at Col U, through to his highs and lows in non-league, this is a great listen to one of the region's most respected people in the game.

- Where it all began for him

- Rejected by Ipswich Town as a youngster

- Why non-league players should never give up on their pro dreams

- How the game has changed

- Fav formations, fav grounds, fav games

- Money in the game... And much more

- AND HIS BEST-EVER BURY TOWN XI

(where he was boss for 14 years).

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