What kind of manager would leave a promotion chasing side for one six points off safety at the bottom of the Football League? Er, Chris Wilder is the answer. He resigned as Oxford manager on Sunday night after compensation was agreed with Northampton Town, who have appointed him as the new boss at Sixfields on a three and a half year contract. We get the lowdown on one of the Football League’s more curious managerial moves from David Pritchard, the chief sports reporter for the Oxford Mail, and Jefferson Lake, football writer for the Northampton Chronicle & Echo.
Elsewhere, the Football League’s official charity partner Prostate Cancer UK have launched their new ‘Men United vs Prostate Cancer‘ campaign, including a new TV advert filmed at the New Den featuring Bill Bailey. Amongst the long list of celebrities and ex players backing Men United is ex England, AC Milan, Bournemouth and Watford legend Luther Blissett. The boys speak to Luther about his involvement, his big London to Amsterdam charity cycle this summer, plus events at Vicarage Road this season – including Saturday’s 4-2 FA Cup defeat at Manchester City.
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There’s also the departures of Paul Ince from Blackpool and Graham Turner from Shrewsbury to discuss, another great win for Walsall, goals galore at Boundary Park and a weekend of awful pitches in League Two. Plus, FA Cup fourth round disappointment and Ian Parkes with more on his club Sheffield United…
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