Top Flight Time Machine

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Andy Dawson and Sam Delaney are looking back at old football and looking ahead at new football but never, ever standing still.

Andy Dawson & Sam Delaney


    • Feb 3, 2023 LATEST EPISODE
    • weekdays NEW EPISODES
    • 35m AVG DURATION
    • 1,062 EPISODES

    4.9 from 43 ratings Listeners of Top Flight Time Machine that love the show mention: sam, andy, time, listen, love.



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    Latest episodes from Top Flight Time Machine

    Fancy Custard Semi

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2023 30:47


    Tasting, sourcing, and some history of custard. Also, a spy balloon. Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The Melchester Odyssey - Part 153

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2023 40:06


    The bobble revival, zoom in blocking, Boris Johnson's cake, a contract revelation, and the joy of salt. (Rec: 5/5/22) Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The Turpin Odyssey - Part 11

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2023 29:49


    Playing the ‘poor old me' trick, Glutton's gluttony, a Florida turkey leg, a hostage situation, and tables are turned. (Rec: 4/5/22) Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    History Box - The Diana Aftermath Part 11

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 31, 2023 31:03


    Moaning fans, a coward nation being nuked by Russia, funeral plans, and the Queen remembers stuff. (Rec: 3/5/22) Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    A 1-1 Draw

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 30, 2023 33:15


    Middle-aged energy drinks, small daily rewards, our April live shows, low-level misery, and injuries while showing off. Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Top Flight Tune Machine - 08/11/1981 Part 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 29, 2023 32:57


    Chart drama in pop's best year, living next door to Island, Julio love, Queen-sneering, and wretched kissing songs. (Rec: 30/4/22) Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Sammy's Tummy Tumkin

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2023 42:34


    Hydrating, royal dinners, potato adhesion, stick chat, lifts, carpet fitting celebs, and Duncan Ferguson. Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The Melchester Odyssey - Part 152

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2023 33:47


    Head injuries and squibs, a speed writer, lead, a space movie, and Roy's plans for cockroach breeding. (Rec: 28/4/22) Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The Turpin Odyssey - Part 10

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2023 32:41


    Other TV shows of the era, violence, Mary Whitehouse reassessed, Dick and Swiftnick do some resting, and more violence. (Rec: 27/4/22) Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    History Box - The Diana Aftermath Part 10

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2023 31:07


    Rolling news, 90s music, plastic hardmen, singing songs, a record shop confession, and no Diana. (Rec: 26/4/22) Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Ongoing Bridge Grudge

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2023 37:36


    Punching football fans, a rabies time bomb, illicit searching, and pumping. Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Highlight Of The Week

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2023 43:01


    An awkward conversation, our generous King, inter-species husbandry, and dubious science. Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The Melchester Odyssey - Part 151

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023 23:37


    A sherbet bike, vintage gaming, speed awareness, stadium seat logistics, and a phone plea from Roy. (Rec: 21/4/22) Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The Turpin Odyssey - Part 9

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2023 40:01


    Dick fancies some gentle sex, we learn the history of the tennis ball, an attack by a new colleague, and a lake escape. (Rec: 20/4/22) Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    History Box - The Diana Aftermath Part 9

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023 33:36


    The Queen assesses Jermaine Jenas and retreats to Balmoral, while Sam stops himself from kissing Lenin's corpse and saves some dress money. (Rec: 19/4/22) Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Lick The Whisk

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023 36:11


    Cheese sauce, American food, a Spike voice, a butcher lock-in, and the Sand Dance. Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Top Flight Tune Machine - 02/10/1977 Part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2023 31:10


    The demise of Elvis and other massive pop stars, a finger film, and assorted Elvii (including a wedding bust-up with a celeb). (Rec: 10/4/22) Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Factory Fun

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2023 27:36


    Rabies info, a reversed mechanism, book-making footage, and some acronyms. Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The Melchester Odyssey - Part 150

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2023 35:54


    Some booing hooligans, rabbits in biscuit tins, a huge banner, Tubby warms up, 80s films, and a Charlie Carter outburst. (Rec: 14/4/22) Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The Turpin Odyssey - Part 8

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2023 30:58


    'The Pursuit'. The world's greatest man, Natasha Bedingfield at Watford, old sitcom memories, and teenage eye-embiggening. (Rec: 13/4/22) Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    History Box - The Diana Aftermath Part 8

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2023 30:47


    Mother Theresa as a percentage, Sam goes conspiracy theorist, YouTube men, repressed emotions, and going to funerals as a hobby. (Rec: 12/4/22) Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Rod Hull's Tyres

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 41:20


    The noughties' bones, scuttling, a very specific sign, the ‘crate', a night toilet update, and a treadmill fall. Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Kitten v Puppy

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 33:22


    Inter-prince violence, physical activities in fields, Macca's gaming hack, and night-time torch use. Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The Melchester Odyssey - Part 149

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2023 35:42


    Roy attacks the press, Tubby reappears with sausage queries, we meet Roy's new secretary, and Melchester get a new manager. (Rec: 8/4/22) Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The Turpin Odyssey - Part 7

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2023 42:00


    Bobby Trendy, Spiker aspires, Dick camps it up, the power of strength, a milk spillage, and some masterful swordsmanship. (Rec: 7/4/22) Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    History Box - The Diana Aftermath Part 7

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2023 30:10


    Freddie Mercury rings the Queen, Sam encounters a royal-adjacent loudmouth, rugby fan traits, flags, and a pop bottle. (Rec: 6/4/22) Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The 1988 Noel Christmas Odyssey - Part 5

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2023 43:52


    The Queen gets buzzed, soapy boapy, a llama attack, Thatcher's message, weird carols, space chat, and some nice surprises. Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The 1988 Noel Christmas Odyssey - Part 4

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2022 32:25


    Auntie's Bloomers, meeting John Major, chopper talk with Noel, and the swap board again. Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The Melchester Odyssey - Part 148

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2022 34:39


    A teenage Greek dance-off, Roy's newest nemesis turns up the heat as everything goes orange, and there's a shocking phone call. Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The Turpin Odyssey - Part 6

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2022 32:46


    ‘The Poacher' - A fop arrives, our plans to work with Diana Dors, pop star bin work and jigsaws, and a magnificent wig description. Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    History Box - The Diana Aftermath Part 6

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2022 33:52


    T-shirt transportation, mature student crack acquisition, sleep mask sex, and Elton rewrites Candle. Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The 1988 Noel Christmas Odyssey - Part 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 26, 2022 35:53


    Tiny Gavin, genuine reasons, sick kid helicopter Noelplay, comedy threat, job-guessing, and bloomers. Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Top Flight Tune Machine - 02/10/1977 Part 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 25, 2022 36:28


    A chart rundown, some banning, outer space music, and Starsky & Hutch. (Rec: 27/3/22) Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The 1988 Noel Christmas Odyssey - Part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2022 32:03


    Increased formality, Aldrin shoe talk, moon abuse, hamburger phones, and swap board plants. Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The Melchester Odyssey - Part 147

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2022 37:52


    Buying twins, Gloria Hunniford's regrets, Roy escapes from Penny's anger, and Vernon tries to cope with retirement. (Rec: 24/3/22) Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The Turpin Odyssey - Part 5

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2022 32:52


    Bath goals with Dick, 1970s hard men, an absolute battering, and another no-nonsense ending. (Rec: 23/3/22) Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    History Box - The Diana Aftermath Part 5

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2022 32:07


    All-night Monopoly, cat and human invasions of youth and mischief, faked outrage, and the Queen permits a funeral day match. (Rec: 22/3/22) Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The 1988 Noel Christmas Odyssey - Part 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2022 31:30


    A tragic back story, health and safety, a more sedate vibe, a bespoke jumper, some bragging, and Cold War thawing. Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Number Gathering Frenzy

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2022 37:23


    A 192-related beating, a factory mock-accident, office steaks, printing speeds, and Messi magic. Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The Melchester Odyssey - Part 146

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2022 30:36


    Roy falls out with his teammates AND the ref, The Apprentices head for Spain, and Penny gets an offer of help. (Rec: 17/3/22) Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The Turpin Odyssey - Part 4

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2022 29:17


    Dick boasts about his fighting skills, Sam meets a bad man, bathing, and dehydrated boozing. (Rec: 16/3/22) Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    History Box - The Diana Aftermath Part 4

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2022 29:25


    Two Slovaks are jailed, Harrods' lights are switched off, and people buy mice and champagne. (Rec: 15/3/22) Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Kittenmas Tree

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 12, 2022 39:36


    Human shopping, obscene graffiti analysis, some etymology, OJ Simpson, and some World Cup. Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Top Flight Tune Machine - 08/08/1996 Part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2022 30:22


    Milk spill update, TetraPak drug hell, Robbie, Suede, Dodgy, some mild triggering, and the return of the Macarena monkey. (Rec: 13/3/22) Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Dinner Breakfast

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2022 33:12


    Ross Kemp, skilful lying, an amazing film, and a pupdate. Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The Melchester Odyssey - Part 145

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2022 37:04


    A big announcement, Rawson's big house, Penny's new haircut, autograph woe, a sinister request, and some ratings. (Rec: 10/3/22) Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The Turpin Odyssey - Part 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2022 36:42


    A rare mistake, plans to infiltrate a retirement home, nun kebabs, and two tapdancing brothers make a cup of tea. (Rec: 9/3/22) Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    History Box - The Diana Aftermath Part 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2022 35:07


    A polystyrene assault, other Diana-esque tragedies, the ‘Allo ‘Allo waitresses, and over-messagers. (Rec: 8/3/22) Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Swiss Army Christmas Disaster

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2022 34:53


    Football sentience, family acceptance, Lionel Blair, deep dives we've already done, and yuletide hand injuries. Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    John Thaw's Death Bench

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 33:57


    A cathedral gig, book launch venues, tribute bands, a modern school trip, and non-PC street entertainers. Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The Melchester Odyssey - Part 144

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 41:32


    An inappropriate cover pic, Roy gets fed a polo mint, a weirdo in a tea bar, and terrible people we've met. (Rec: 4/3/22) Join the Iron Filings Society: https://www.patreon.com/topflighttimemachine Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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