The eight recordings, book and luxury item with which castaways have been permitted have been a BBC radio staple for eight decades – but what have various members of the football world chosen to take onto a desert island?
Ah, it's that time of year again. But before the digital age, fans needed a landline and deep pockets to hear player and manager interviews, live commentary and transfer gossip – and occasionally got a foul-mouthed bonus
On this day in 1986, England's second-highest goalscorer notched a vital hat-trick against Poland which sent the Three Lions through to the last 16. Here he regales the perils of playing in intense heat, Maradona's memorable brace... and his dad's success at the bookies