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Alan Biggs on Channel 5 and Football League highlights…

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According to newspaper reports, the BBC has lost the rights to show weekly highlights from next season, which will instead move to a primetime 9pm Saturday night slot on Channel 5. We talk to broadcaster and journalist Alan Biggs, who broke the story. Alan has covered football for decades, working for both the BBC and commercial stations. He is currently editor of you-are-the-ref.com, and a match reporter for both Sky and talkSPORT…






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talkSPORT’s Ian Danter 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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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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Richard Lee on Brentford

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Brentford goalkeeper Richard Lee joined the WAGU boys in August 2014, with the Bees preparing to return to the second tier of English football for the first time since 1993. Ahead of their Championship opener with Charlton at Griffin Park, Richard discusses the atmosphere within the squad, life working under Mark Warburton, his recent injury worries and his degree in sports writing/broadcasting…











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David Connolly

David Connolly on Portsmouth

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Portsmouth striker David Connolly, a man who has scored in every division in England and played in a World Cup, joined the WAGU boys in August 2014 to preview the new League Two season. David discusses his spell on loan at Oxford last season, Pompey’s promotion prospects under Andy Awford, plus who he fancies to be strong in this season’s division. He also discusses his career after playing and his plans to move into coaching/management…











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Mark Warburton

Mark Warburton on the FA Commission’s report

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Brentford manager Mark Warburton joined the WAGU boys in May 2014 to discuss Greg Dyke and the FA Commission’s proposals for a new ‘League 3’ within the Football League, including Premier League B teams. Mark is the founder of the NextGen Series and has been involved in youth development and coaching for nearly fifteen years. This season he led Brentford to promotion from League One…











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