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Mini Episode: Birmingham City – Ian Danter’s verdict on Gary Rowett

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Following the departure of Birmingham City manager Lee Clark and the subsequent appointment of Gary Rowett in his place, we catch up with talkSPORT presenter and devout Blues fan Ian Danter.

Listen to David Cameron Walker getting Ian’s thoughts on Rowett’s appointment, on Birmingham’s prospects on and off the pitch and hear all about the time Dants just wanted to give Lee Clark a hug…

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Managerial mayhem

Episode 140 – Managerial mayhem

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Six Football League managers have bitten the bullet in just twelve days – Dougie Freedman, Billy McKinlay, Colin Cooper, Russ Wilcox, Rob Edwards and Nigel Worthington have all gone. The boys reconvene to discuss sacking season and a supposedly quiet ‘international break’.

We find out what big Bolton fan Darryl Morris (The Hits Radio) makes of Neil Lennon’s arrival at the Macron. We also get get the verdict on Rob Edwards’ departure from Prenton Park with Paul Harper, co-host of the Totally Tranmere podcast – plus Northern Echo sports editor Nick Loughlin fills us in on Colin Cooper leaving Hartlepool…

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Keith Hill

Episode 139 – Exceeding expectations

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This week the boys shine a light on three of the Football League’s surprise packages so far this season: Charlton Athletic, Rochdale and Wycombe Wanderers. All three were tipped to struggle, but collectively they have lost just five out of thirty games so far. We discover more about the great work being done by Bob Peeters, Keith Hill and Gareth Ainsworth.

Our guests are Rich Cawley, deputy sports editor of the South London Press, Rochdale fan and Spotland regular Greg Ingham – plus Phil Catchpole, Wycombe Wanderers reporter for BBC Three Counties Radio

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Mini Episode: Solskjaer out, Slade in…?

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The news was confirmed on Wednesday evening that Russell Slade had officially offered his resignation as Leyton Orient manager, presumably in order to go and take up the vacant managers position at Cardiff City. We catch up with South Wales sports writer Terry Phillips, who covers Cardiff for Media Wales, plus Paul Levy, co-host of the ‘Orient Outlook‘ Podcast.

Listen to Mark get Paul’s take on the background to Slade’s departure, whilst Terry explains how it all went wrong for former Bluebirds boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. There’s also Felix Magath and ‘cheese-gate’ discussed – plus a special guest is on the phone…

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Episode 138 – Live from AFC Wimbledon

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The boys take a Tuesday night trip down to the Cherry Red Records Stadium this week, as AFC Wimbledon welcome League Two table toppers Burton Albion. It’s been an underwhelming start by the Dons, but can their new strike partnership of Matt Tubbs and Bayo Akinfenwa help them finally end their barren home run? You’ll hear from boss Neal Ardley, Geoff Hawley from Radio WDON and Akinfenwa himself.

As for Burton Albion, it’s been a stunning start to the new season. Their 2-0 victory against York on Saturday took them three points clear at the top, with six league wins from seven. We hear from their manager Gary Rowett, who’s confirmed he’s staying at the club, and present match highlights from our debut night in the press box…

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Cellino WAGU

James Horncastle on Massimo Cellino

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Italian football journalist James Horncastle (The Blizzard/ESPN/BT Sport/Guardian Football Weekly), joined the WAGU boys in September 2014, as part of our Leeds United Special, looking at the sacking of Dave Hockaday. James tells us about Massimo Cellino’s time in charge at Cagliari, his record for sacking managers, and (as a Leeds fan) James’ own personal concerns about his involvement at Elland Road…

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