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    CheckdMedia partners with The Athletic

    As CheckdMedia's first foray into the world of podcasting heads into a third series, we are delighted to welcome The Athletic as our latest partner for the CheckdMedia portfolio.

    The Athletic has assembled an incredible team of writers since expanding into the UK, with a roster that includes former BBC journalist David Ornstein, Liverpool reporter James Pearce and a legend of Leeds United, Phil Hay.

    The Athletic is the latest sponsor for 'I Had Trials Once...', which continues to go from strength to strength with 250,000 plays of the podcast so far and listeners in 110 different countries. The UK listeners are key for 'I Had Trials Once...', providing 90% of the listenership.  

    Hosted by former professional footballer Gareth Seddon and current Altrincham FC player Jordan Hulme, the podcast has an exciting line-up of guests for the upcoming series.

    The guests include former Premier League players and also international female footballers, talking through their careers, sharing stories and discussing the weeks key topics.