SportsTalk: Stuart Lancaster, GB sprinter Annabelle Lewis and the Sheffield United’s managerial change PLUS England qualify for the World Cup

Two podcasts this week instead of one. In the first, hear from England head coach Stuart Lancaster, GB sprinter Annabelle Lewis and Richard Sutcliffe on David Weir’s sacking. In the second, we reflect on England’s successful World Cup qualifying campaign. Download these Yorkshire Post podcasts to your iPod or listen live here.

The SportsTalk panel praise England manager Roy Hodgson for taking the national team to the World Cup.

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Yorkshire Post chief football correspondent Richard Sutcliffe discusses the final throes of England’s World Cup qualification group campaign and the arrival of a new star in Andros Townsend. Plus Richard gives his verdict on the sacking of David Weir at Sheffield United.

After the announcement of the new funding programme for British athletes, we speak with Hull sprinter Annabelle Lewis on the bronze medal she won at the world championships in Moscow, and what being a funded athlete means to her.

And as he visits a school in Morley, Leeds, we hear from England rugby union head coach Stuart Lancaster on the selection challenges he faces ahead of the Autumn International series.

Nick Westby hosts SportsTalk from the Yorkshire Post.

PLUS: Listen to Nick Westby, Leon Wobschall and Matt Reeder discuss England’s progression to Brazil and the challenges now facing manager Roy Hodgson.