This special edition of 606 to mark the death of Gary Speed had a rawness and warm male camaraderie you don't often hear on radio, Memories and tears … 606 presenter Robbie Savage. Highlights include the heated debate around West Ham’s fight back to stay in the Premiership, Leeds United’s relegation, and reaction to poor England performances against Israel and Andorra. CONTACTS: Live line 0500 909693 Rant line 08700 100500 SMS 85058 Email 606 Watch and download the latest episodes of 606 Football Phone-in by BBC Radio 5 live published under the Professional genre. Categories: 606, Five Live Comments: Be the first to comment. Every three weeks the Soapbox visits a league football ground in various locations around the country. Bummer! 606 (pronounced six-oh-six) is a weekend early evening football phone-in programme, broadcast on BBC Radio Five Live throughout the British football season. bvseo-msg: HTTP status code of 404 was returned. Ali, Chris and Dave have the latest from the world of fantasy football. The programme gets its name from the (approximate) time the show starts on a Saturday evening – six minutes past six – after the Sports Report has finished. From the 2016–17 season, the Saturday team changed, with Jason Mohammad joining Savage, due to Fletcher's BT Sport commentary commitments. It was a much more intelligent and entertaining programme as a result. One caller sweetly rebuked himself ("I forgot my manners") for launching into a memory of Speed before offering his condolences to the family. When Alistair Bruce-Ball and Chris Sutton started presenting, they introduced a game called "Sutton Death" in which both take it in turns to give answers to a certain category each week, in a given a time (usually around 15–20 seconds). Since the 6-0-6 website disabled the ability to add comments and is no longer maintained, there have been a number of websites set up to continue providing this service including Just Another 606, New 606 Sport Forum and 606v2. In 2012–13, Savage returned to the Saturday evening program, alongside either Darren Fletcher or Mark Chapman. In addition to the phone-in programme, there was also an online version of 6-0-6 in the form of an Internet message board, although in June 2006 the site was forced to temporarily close due to the large amount of web traffic and forum threads. From the 2009–2010 season Alan Green presented on Saturdays, as he typically commentated on an evening match before presenting the Saturday show. David Mellor then presented 6-0-6 from 1992-2001 and was for a long time the regular Wednesday-evening presenter. "6-0-6" redirects here. As well as listeners phoning in, a selection of texts and e-mails to the studio are read out. BBC Radio 5 Live's 606 Football Phone In. Savage instead joined Green on Sunday. One of football's greatest goal scorers, Ian Rush, joins Robbie to answer your questions. You're not a Stitcher Premium subscriber yet. 1 decade ago 606 football phone-in music? Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand answers listener questions. Sunday's 606 also has a weekly celebrity fan, reporting on the game they have been to that day. Liverpool couldn’t convert their many chances, and Milan scored twice to win 2-1 – and are crowned the European Champs. "When you finish football," he told Fletcher, "you lose people, but not him." The 606 podcast is an edited version of the main show. '606 Football Phone-in' has charted in the following countries: United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. Categories: 606 Comments: Be the first to comment. On 24 January 2011, it was announced the 6-0-6 forum would close at the end of the 2010-11 football season. Fans can drop into the Soapbox and speak live to presenters Spoony and Gabriele Marcotti in the 5 Live studios. Neither are the knowledge levels of the public. On occasions other sports would be included. Has Moyes found it? In 2011–12, as Savage was taking part in Strictly Come Dancing, he was replaced on Saturdays by Jason Roberts. BBC Radio 5 … Hear 606 on Radio Five Live on Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday evenings - programme details. Has Moyes found it? Have your say on the latest football action. Phone 08085 909693 free from mobiles and landlines. © Stitcher 2019, all content is copyright of its owners. Many praised Savage while noting that ordinarily it would be sparring talk about the weekend's games. 6-0-6 also has an active Facebook group, for fans to chat, and view behind the scenes pictures of the show. Between talkSPORT and BBC Radio 5 Live, the likes of Jason Cundy, Robbie Savage and Ian Wright sit and listen to various callers rant and share their views – … In this special edition of the programme, hosted by Darren Fletcher and Robbie Savage to mark the death of Gary Speed announced earlier in the day, it was all about consensus and catharsis. Celebrity Chelsea fan Trevor Nelson is happy with three points and it's all about toothbrushes at Stamford Bridge. (You must log in or sign up to reply here. Fantasy 606: Spreadsheets, xG and can you have too much gravy? Emotional Liverpool fans react to Van Dijk injury and Villa snatch late win at Leicester, Fantasy 606: Dr Dave, premium midfielders and Sam Quek, Fans clash over Premier League pay-per-view plans, Fantasy 606: A vicar, a freestyle skier and Phil Mitchell, Fantasy 606: Fashion, furniture and Faf de Klerk. Ali, Chris and Dave are back for another week of fantasy football. After TalkSport took the rights to Saturday evening Premier League matches from the 2010–11 season, the Saturday edition returned again to 6:06pm. Hosted by Dotun Adebayo, it is part of the nightly Up All Night programming on BBC Radio 5 Live which he presents. Cates and Wright continued to host on a Sunday. Green again hosts Sunday on his own. The programme was inspired by long-running BBC Local radio football phone-ins such as the BBC Radio Sheffield programme "Praise or Grumble".. It covers topics relating to the current affairs of football in the United Kingdom. Other previous hosts have included: Danny Baker returned to 6-0-6 to present six Euro 2008 specials, and proved such a big hit with the listeners that he was invited back to present regularly on Tuesdays.. For free. It covers topics relating to the current affairs of football in the United Kingdom. Ali, Chris and Dave discuss their first game week of the season! From the 2018–19 season, the Saturday show was hosted by Jason Mohammad with Robbie Savage and the Sunday show saw Alistair Bruce-Ball and Chris Sutton take over from Cates and Wright. SkylaRose Reservist. Bonus and ad-free content available with Stitcher Premium. Bernardo answers your questions on Cristiano Ronaldo, Pep, VAR, Christmas trees and more! Alistair Bruce-Ball, Chris Sutton and Statman Dave are back for round 2! SkylaRose Reservist. Not a fan of Robbie Savage at all, he is argumentative bordering on rude talking over the caller's and fellow presenters. Listen to 606 Football Phone-in episodes free, on demand. Football fans from all over the UK speak out on the day s action in the Premiership and elsewhere in the Football League. For free. These include Tennis, where the show became 6 Love 6 presented by John McEnroe, Cricket's 6-Duck-6 presented by former England captain Michael Vaughan and Formula 1's Slicks-0-6, where Murray Walker presents. Sunday's show was hosted by Alan Green. 606 (pronounced six-oh-six) is a football phone-in, broadcast on BBC Radio Five Live throughout the British football season. Highlights include the heated debate around West Ham’s fight back to stay in the Premiership, Leeds United’s relegation, and reaction to poor … Just wanted to ask what you feel about the show in general. World Football Phone In. Whats the name of the song they use as the intro music? Pele's 80th birthday, World Cup qualification, Uruguay. 606 Football Phone-in podcast: Spoony & Gabriele 08 Nov 09. The phone ins on Saturday night are tedious with drunk/overreacting fans talking shyt e asking for managers to be sacked/ we’re brilliant/ getting relegated etc. 6-0-6's current theme tune is an arrangement of "Psycho" from Muse. Hey guys.  The name may also be influenced by the phrase "six of one, half a dozen of the other" in reference to the exchange of contrasting views within the programme. Football, cricket, rugby union, rugby league, snooker, motorsport and several other sports had message boards embedded into 606. The programme ended with both Fletcher and Savage in tears, having done their work in celebrating Speed and leaving listeners with happy personal and footballing memories of him, poignantly intensified by the shock of the day's news. Alistair Bruce-Ball, Chris Sutton and Statman Dave return for more top tips, stats and fantasy football chat. Ali, Chris and Dave chat to Sam Quek about her start to the fantasy football season. For other uses, see, "Tim Lovejoy to host 606 phone-in on Five Live", "Danny Baker returns to Radio 5 Live weekly phone-in 606 — yet again", "BBC - Sport Editors: Changes to BBC Sport Online", "BBC - Sport Editors: Closure of the 606 website", "BBC Sport - F1: British Grand Prix as it happened", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=606_(radio_show)&oldid=979576310, Football mass media in the United Kingdom, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Media City UK, Salford / BBC New Broadcasting House, London, This page was last edited on 21 September 2020, at 14:31. Thanks partly to the fact that the show went out as the story was still reaching people – before speculation or front page headlines could get to it – it had a rawness and warm male camaraderie that you don't often hear on radio. It also included music in its first years. Fantasy 606: Spreadsheets, xG and can you have too much gravy? The programme gets its name from the (approximate) time the show starts on a Saturday evening – six minutes past six – after the Sports Report has finished. Wales manager and Man Utd legend Ryan Giggs joins Robbie Savage to answer your questions. Most were from Savage, who kept breaking down as he spoke about his friend, team-mate and manager, his words wobbling then slipping away as he cried. Did Bielsa have it all along? It covers topics relating to the current affairs of football in the United Kingdom. And you didn't need to like phone-ins, with their tendency towards oppositional points, roughly argued. Savage won the Rising Star in radio Sony Radio Award for his plain speaking. 606 Action Replay of the best of your calls throughout the season on 606 – The UK’s top football phone-in. 606 Sunday Night – 5Live – With DJ Spoony, Don't forget we HAVE MOVED FROM THIS WEBSITE, Century FM North EAST Legends - Tuesday 29th May 2007, Century FM North West Legends - Tuesday 29th May 2007, The Far Post - BBC Radio London - Saturday Night, Sportsweek - Radio 5live - Sunday 28th May, Radio City Special News Report- LFC Takeover, World Football Show - Up All night- 26th May 2007 - 5Live, 606 Sunday Night - 5Live - With DJ Spoony, Commentry - Play off Final - Blackpool vs Yeovil - Five Live. The original host was Danny Baker in the 1991–1992 season. November 8, 2009 at 12:20 PM Public. Y. ou didn't need to know anything about football to connect with Sunday night's 606 Football Phone-In (5 Live). Fans take part in a lively debate about the latest matches and talking points. Discussion in 'General Football & Other Sport' started by SkylaRose, Jan 19, 2020. Current West Ham and ex-Arsenal and Bournemouth midfielder Jack Wilshere answers your Qs. Subscribe to "606 Football Phone-in" via iTunes. Other features on their show included, "ABB" in which both Bruce-Ball and Sutton share what has "Amused", "Bugged" and "Baffled" them during the week, and, "The Simulation Game" in which they play a clip of the song “Free Fallin'” by Tom Petty and also play the commentary from the times during the week when players have been caught diving. The easiest way to listen to podcasts on your iPhone, iPad, Android, PC, smart speaker – and even in your car. Listeners can follow 606 @bbc606 on Twitter. Robbie Savage and Chris Sutton take your calls on the day’s football news and results. 606 is the UK's biggest football phone-in, broadcast three times weekly on Saturdays, Sundays and midweek. Discussion in 'General Football & Other Sport' started by SkylaRose, Jan 19, 2020.