2012/13 Podcasts

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Kenny Jackett

Episode 61 – Millwall gathering momentum

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Saturday’s 0-0 draw with Charlton made it thirteen games without defeat for Kenny Jackett’s impressive Millwall side, who now lie just outside the Championship play-off spots on goal difference. We speak to talkSPORT broadcaster and Lions fan Joe Amphlett to get his take on the reasons behind their long unbeaten streak.

We also discuss MK Dons’ 2-1 victory over AFC Wimbledon in the FA Cup, and look ahead to the third round in January. The boys also discuss the departure of Fleetwood manager Micky Mellon and and the rest of the weekend’s action…






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AFC Wimbledon

Episode 60 – MK Dons vs AFC Wimbledon

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It’s the game that will be dominating the national press this week – the first ever meeting between Milton Keynes Dons and AFC Wimbledon. So with less than seven days to go before they play their second round FA Cup tie at Stadium mk, we catch up with fans of both clubs for a special show.

Charlie Talbot (stand-up comedian, writer & producer) gives us his view on events from an AFC Wimbledon perspective, whilst MK Dons season ticket holder Alistair Marriott has the case ‘for the defence’…











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Darren Ferguson

Episode 59 – Posh propping up the rest

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It’s been a bad week on and off the pitch for Peterborough United. Posh are back bottom of the Championship after four successive defeats, with four players also transfer listed by Darren Ferguson after a breach of club discipline. John Verrall from StandingOnTheGlebe.co.uk joins the boys to give his view on events at London Road.

With Bristol City only one goal better off than Posh, we also catch up with Sean Thorne (found each weekend on BBC Radio Bristol) to discuss the Robins’ long winless run and the future of boss Derek McInnes…











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Michael Appleton

Episode 58 – Appleton takes over Tangerines

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Following Michael Appleton’s decision this week to leave Portsmouth for Blackpool, the WAGU boys are joined by Tangerines blogger Adam Kinder to discuss his arrival and prospects at Bloomfield Road.

In League One it’s now two wins out of two for new (and old) Scunthorpe United boss Brian Laws, after his side won 2-1 at Coventry on Saturday. We catch up with Chris Sumpter, sports editor of the Scunthorpe Telegraph to examine his return – plus find out why it went so wrong for Alan Knill…











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Holloway

Episode 57 – Managers on the move

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The Championship managerial merry-go-round is in full swing, with four new appointments this week. The boys analyse Ian Holloway’s decision to quit Blackpool for Crystal Palace with Palace fan and journalist Ed Malyon, who’s written for The Mirror, The Guardian and Four Four Two.

We also take a closer look at Sean Dyche’s arrival at Burnley with Chris Boden, Chief Football Writer at the Burnley Express, and Jamie Smith from the independent Burnley blog ‘No Nay Never’…











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Ipswich

Episode 56 – Who next for Ipswich?

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Recording the show the day after DC’s big birthday bash was always a bad move (that will hopefully explain the hangovers). Paul Jewell finally parted company with beleaguered Ipswich Town after the defeat to Derby in midweek, leaving the club bottom of the Championship with just one win so far this season. Stuart Watson (Ipswich correspondent at the East Anglian Daily Times) and Adam Williams (Ipswich fan and BBC South Online journalist) are on the line to discuss where they go next, and the candidates that could succeed Jewell.

We also talk to Craig Hope (chief sports writer for the Hartlepool Mail) after Neale Cooper’s resignation as boss of struggling Hartlepool United…











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Edgar

Episode 55 – Edgar Davids’ barmy army

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This week the boys focus in depth on the Football League’s bottom side Barnet, who recorded their first win of the season against Northampton on Friday night at Underhill. Barnet fan Joel Hammer from the BBC World Service is on the line to give his verdict on the arrival of Edgar Davids, and discuss the Bees’ chances of survival this season.

Despite Saturday’s defeat to Bournemouth at Dean Court, Tranmere remain top of the pile after thirteen games in League One. We get the rundown on their incredible start from Matthew Jones of the ‘Total Tranmere‘ fan site…











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Episode 53 – Foxes on the rampage

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Five wins in a row have sent Nigel Pearson’s Leicester City rocketing up the Championship table, but haven’t silenced the rumours about him losing his job. The boys (including Jim, live from Leicester) chat to Andy May from ESPN Star Sports about the Foxes’ start to the season.

Down in League One, Bournemouth finally parted company with under pressure manager Paul Groves this week. Tom Latchem (journalist, broadcaster and Bournemouth fan) is on the phone to give his reaction…











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Joe Dunne

Episode 52 – The U’s turn to Dunne

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Following their decision in midweek to permanently replace John Ward with his assistant Joe Dunne, we talk Colchester United with Carl Marston from the East Anglian Daily Times. He fills us in on their new signings and the 3-1 win against Hartlepool on Saturday.

Also in League One, Dean Smith’s Walsall made it four wins in five with a 2-1 victory at Bournemouth on Saturday. We’re joined by Will Gavin, match commentator for Saddlers Player, to talk about their great start to the season…











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Terry Brown

Episode 51 – Terry Brown bids farewell

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At the end of an emotional week for AFC Wimbledon fans, we reflect on Terry Brown’s departure with Geoff Hawley of AFC Wimbledon TV and Radio WDON.

The boys also look forward to the Kicking + Screening Football Film Festival, which returns to London this Friday. Co-organiser Tom Watt is on the line to chat about the highlights, plus give his take on the Football League so far this season…











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Palace

Episode 50 – Palace finding their feet

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We’re back from our mini-international break! This week the focus is on the big London derby of the weekend, as Crystal Palace finally win on the road at neighbours Charlton.

Ed Malyon (The Mirror, The Guardian and Four Four Two) and James Daly (longtime editor of Palace fanzine ‘Five Year Plan’) are our guests to discuss the Eagles’ mixed start to the season. Down in League One Bury are still without a win and a manager, so we speak to Craig Nelson from The Bury Times, to explain why they are STILL searching for a new man…











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