Interviews

Please enjoy our archive of special interviews from previous shows. Contains extended/unedited versions.

Full episodes can be found on the Podcasts page.

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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Richard-Lee

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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Ian Holloway

Ian Holloway and Alan Dunne on Millwall

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Millwall manager Ian Holloway and club legend Alan Dunne spoke to the WAGU boys in August 2014, as Mark went along to the New Den to attend the Lions’ open press day and training session. Holloway managed to lead Millwall to safety back in May, despite a season of struggle. This year, things are looking a lot more promising. You’ll hear both interviews in this segment…











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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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Gary Sweet

Luton chief executive Gary Sweet on Premier League B-Teams

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Luton Town Chief Executive Gary Sweet 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. Gary sits on the Conference Board and confirms no there was consultation from the FA with the Conference or its clubs, regarding these plans. He expresses his deep opposition to the introduction of B teams in the lower tiers…











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Tom Finney

Ian Rigby on the late Sir Tom Finney

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Following the sad death of club legend Sir Tom Finney at the age of 91, Preston North End’s club historian Ian Rigby joined the WAGU boys in February 2014. ‘The Preston Plumber’ spent his entire career at Deepdale and also played 76 times for England, scoring 30 goals. Ian reflects on Sir Tom’s incredible life and career – plus explains a bit more about what made him so deeply loved by football fans around the world…











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