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Paul Lambert

Episode 165 – Lambert back in business

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Paul Lambert is back in football management after signing a two and a half year contract to succeed Gary Bowyer as Blackburn boss. With Rovers struggling in 16th place in the Championship (and still under a transfer embargo), the boys are joined by Paul Wheelock – Blackburn reporter for the Lancashire Telegraph, to discuss whether or not Lambert can succeed in turning things round at Ewood Park.

We also run the rule over Fulham’s decision to sack Kit Symons with Jon Norman, talkSPORT reporter and Fulham fan. Plus the latest on the ongoing situation at Bolton… and the brand new #EFL. Are you for or against the Football League’s rebrand? Let us know…

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Sixfields Stadium

Mini Episode: #SaveTheCobblers

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We bring you a special mini episode this week, featuring an interview with James Averill of the Northampton Town Supporters’ Trust. The Cobblers are in financial crisis, and have been issued with a winding up order by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), who are owed £166,000 by the club. A date for the case has been set at the High Court for Monday November 16th, when the club could be liquidated.

James explains the problems, discusses the recent death of Cobblers fan Brian Lomax (the man who invented supporters’ trusts) and his vision for the future of the club…

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Season So Far

Episode 164 – The season so far

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With November almost upon us, the boys pause to reflect on the opening three months of the 2015/16 Football League season so far. What have we learned? Which teams have upset the odds? and how long will Steve Evans last at Leeds? All the big questions are addressed.

Our guests are familiar to long term listeners. Rob Langham is the co-founder of the The Two Unfortunates, and helps us run the rule over events in the Championship. Mark O’Haire is the editor of We Love Betting and discusses the season so far in both League One and League Two.

Oh and DC also celebrates his birthday, in, er, style…

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Meadow Lane

Episode 163 – Live from Nottingham

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As our special month of themed shows continues, the boys take a trip to one of England’s most historic footballing cities, Nottingham. In a live special recorded at Meadow Lane during the Magpies’ home game against Plymouth in League Two, we speak to Notts fans and the freelance sports journalist Paul Smith, who’s been following the club for many years.

We also catch up with Chris Errington, football editor at The Plymouth Herald, as the Pilgrims look to build on an impressive start to the season. There’s also a special interview with Jonny Owen, Director of I Believe In Miracles, a new movie which opens nationwide on Tuesday this week – all about Nottingham Forest’s European Cup triumphs under Brian Clough

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Cult Heroes New

Episode 162 – Cult Heroes Special

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This week the boys celebrate the cult heroes of the Football League – those players greatly admired by fans, who didn’t necessarily get the credit they deserved. We talk everyone from Stuart McCall to Kevin Ellison, Jimmy Glass to Jason Lee and Scotty Murray to Laurent D’Jaffo. Features fans of various clubs.

There’s also an interview with the former Ipswich midfielder Matt Holland, who became a cult hero with fans at Portman Road. We talk playing in Europe, playing at Wembley and playing with Paolo Di Canio

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Mini Ep: Who’s your club’s cult hero?

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Apologies for our absence! Technology has conspired against us in the last couple of weeks. However, we’re back in October with a month of specials!

Next week, it’s YOUR cult heroes. We need THE cult hero at your club. All you need to do is e-mail your suggestions via , record thirty seconds of yourself talking about the player (email to or simply tweet us… @WAGUpodcast

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Episode 161 – Dickov departs

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The Football League’s first two managerial changes of the new season are the big talking points this week. After just one win from their opening six League One games, Doncaster Rovers have sacked boss Paul Dickov. We find out more about the decision from Liam Hoden, sports reporter at the Doncaster Free Press.

It’s a similar story for Peterborough United, who this week axed boss Dave Robertson just half a dozen games into the new season. We get the views of Posh fans talkSPORT’s Adrian Durham, football writer John Verrall and Standing On The Glebe podcaster Jamie Jones

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Iain MacIntosh

Iain MacIntosh (ESPN FC) Interview

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Southend United fan and ESPN FC football writer Iain MacIntosh joins the boys, to discuss his epic journey from Carlisle to Plymouth… and back.

On Tuesday morning he joined 168 other hardy souls in making the 779-mile round trip to watch Carlisle United lose 4-1 away at Plymouth Argyle in Sky Bet League Two. We hear stories from the trip, including the characters he met and the cult of the hardcore away supporter…

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Plymouth v Carlisle

Episode 160 – Carlisle to Plymouth (and back)

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This week the boys are joined by Iain MacIntosh, football writer for ESPN FC and editor of The Set Pieces and author of ‘Football Manager Stole My Life‘. On Tuesday morning Iain joined 168 other hardy souls in making the 779-mile round trip to watch Carlisle United lose 4-1 away at Plymouth Argyle in Sky Bet League Two. We hear stories from the journey…

In League One, Coventry City have made a flying start to the new season. The Sky Blues have won three out of three so far – we talk to Andy Turner, Coventry City reporter at the Coventry Telegraph, to discuss Tony Mowbray, the quality of the squad he has assembled… and whether they can make a promotion push…

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