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Join us as we go behind the scenes at non-league Welling United to see what really goes on in pre-season. We also pay a visit to Burton Albion, where Raj Athwal, who's been working in football for 25 years, discusses the benefits diversity can bring to a football club.

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Episode 8: Non-league unplugged - behind the scenes in pre-season

Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at a football club, like how much players get paid and the scenes in the dressing room at half-time after a stinking first-half performance?

Kick It Out’s Osei Sankofa combines his work as our education officer with being first team coach at Welling United of the National League South. He takes us behind the curtain for a fly-on-the-wall look at life in non-league football as the Wings prepare for the new season.

Warning: there’s some swearing along the way.


Episode 9: British South Asians in football: the view from the boardroom

Raj Athwal has seen a lot in his 25 years in football, from promotion and relegation through to administration and, in one case, liquidation. He's even written a book about his experiences.

Reflecting on a quarter century working in the game at six different clubs, Raj talks discrimination, the benefits of diversity at the top and what separates League One Burton Albion from their rivals.