Congratulations Leicester City! Nigel Pearson’s side are finally back in the promised land of the Premier League, following a ten year absence. The Foxes have sealed promotion with six games to spare, which shows the sheer extent of their dominance in the Championship this season.
Joining Mark and our very own Jim Knight to discuss the story of an unforgettable year is Jason Bourne, sports journalist, presenter and commentator at BBC Radio Leicester. Jason helps us assess the squad and manager who have put Leicester back on the map, plus preview their return to top flight football in next season’s Barclays Premier League.
Meanwhile, another club on an incredible unbeaten run and dreaming of promotion are Rotherham United. The Millers, promoted last season from League Two, are just six points behind second placed Brentford with six games to go in League One. Already confirmed of a play-off spot, can they go on to achieve a second successive automatic promotion? Plus, what has been the secret behind another incredible season at the New York Stadium? We find out by speaking to Jonathan Buchan, who’s a freelance sports broadcaster who covers Rotherham for BBC Radio Sheffield.
Elsewhere, we look at Bournemouth’s late surge towards the Championship play-offs, the appointment of Stuart Pearce as the new Nottingham Forest manager and Massimo Cellino winning his appeal against the Football League’s decision to block his takeover of Leeds United. There’s also Wolves seven points away from promotion in League One, a preview of the weekend’s FA Cup semi finals and we reflect on DC’s appearance in a charity match last Thursday at Millwall, all in aid of Prostate Cancer UK. All that plus Chris Quinn tells us more about his club Birmingham City…
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