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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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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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Episode 159 – Mike Calvin Interview and Football on 5

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This week we bring you a special feature length interview with the multi award-winning sports journalist and author Mike Calvin. Mike has just published his new book book ‘Living on the Volcano: The Secrets of Surviving as a Football Manager‘. Mike gives us his unique insight into what life as a Football League manager is really like, drawn from his experiences of interviewing the likes of Gareth Ainsworth, Shaun Derry, Micky Adams and Martin Ling.

Elsewhere, we’ve our reflections on a chaotic first week of the new season, which included fourteen upsets in the Capital One Cup first round. There’s also our verdict on Channel 5’s brand new highlights show ‘Football League Tonight‘, hosted by Kelly Cates and George Riley – which premiered in its new Saturday night slot at 9pm last Saturday…

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Episode 158 – Season Preview 15/16

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We’re BACK! The brand new Football League season gets underway on Friday night… and We Are Going Up returns for season number five. Mark Crossley and David Cameron Walker kick off proceedings with a special bumper long preview podcast, looking ahead to the next ten months in The Championship, League One and League Two.

The boys are joined by Sheffield Wednesday fan and Sky Sports News HQ presenter David Garrido, football correspondent of the Wigan Evening Post Paul Kendrick… and Adam Lord, sports journalist at The Visitor in Morecambe. Plus Mark Langdon, digital football editor of The Racing Post, runs the rule over everything you need to know before placing your pre season bets… and yes, our infamous predictions return…

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Mark Warburton

Exclusive Mark Warburton Interview

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The boys speak exclusively in the studio to one of the hottest properties in British football management, the departing Brentford manager Mark Warburton.

Mark reflects on a fantastic year for the Bees, who finished fifth in their first season in the Championship, before losing to Middlesbrough in the play-off semi finals. We ask him about the club’s future, their young squad and where he sees himself going next, as he prepares to leave Griffin Park…

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Norwich

Episode 157 – Norwich bounce back

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So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodbye. It’s a packed final podcast of the 2014/15 season – thank you to everyone who has listened to us and supported us this year, as ever. Norwich City are back in the Premier League at the first time of asking, after a superb 2-0 win against a below-par Middlesbrough in the Championship play-off final. We reflect on their promotion with Michael Bailey, sports journalist at the Eastern Daily Press and Norwich Evening News.

We also have exclusive chats with the departing Brentford manager Mark Warburton, Birmingham skipper Paul Robinson and Richard Foster, the author of a new book about the play-offs called ‘The Agony & The Ecstasy‘. Plus, we have the results of this season’s Fantasy Football and the dreaded playback of our pre season predictions…

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