2015/16 Podcasts

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Season So Far

Episode 164 – The season so far

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With November almost upon us, the boys pause to reflect on the opening three months of the 2015/16 Football League season so far. What have we learned? Which teams have upset the odds? and how long will Steve Evans last at Leeds? All the big questions are addressed.

Our guests are familiar to long term listeners. Rob Langham is the co-founder of the The Two Unfortunates, and helps us run the rule over events in the Championship. Mark O’Haire is the editor of We Love Betting and discusses the season so far in both League One and League Two.

Oh and DC also celebrates his birthday, in, er, style…






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Meadow Lane

Episode 163 – Live from Nottingham

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As our special month of themed shows continues, the boys take a trip to one of England’s most historic footballing cities, Nottingham. In a live special recorded at Meadow Lane during the Magpies’ home game against Plymouth in League Two, we speak to Notts fans and the freelance sports journalist Paul Smith, who’s been following the club for many years.

We also catch up with Chris Errington, football editor at The Plymouth Herald, as the Pilgrims look to build on an impressive start to the season. There’s also a special interview with Jonny Owen, Director of I Believe In Miracles, a new movie which opens nationwide on Tuesday this week – all about Nottingham Forest’s European Cup triumphs under Brian Clough











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Cult Heroes New

Episode 162 – Cult Heroes Special

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This week the boys celebrate the cult heroes of the Football League – those players greatly admired by fans, who didn’t necessarily get the credit they deserved. We talk everyone from Stuart McCall to Kevin Ellison, Jimmy Glass to Jason Lee and Scotty Murray to Laurent D’Jaffo. Features fans of various clubs.

There’s also an interview with the former Ipswich midfielder Matt Holland, who became a cult hero with fans at Portman Road. We talk playing in Europe, playing at Wembley and playing with Paolo Di Canio











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Windass

Mini Ep: Who’s your club’s cult hero?

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Apologies for our absence! Technology has conspired against us in the last couple of weeks. However, we’re back in October with a month of specials!

Next week, it’s YOUR cult heroes. We need THE cult hero at your club. All you need to do is e-mail your suggestions via wearegoingup.co.uk , record thirty seconds of yourself talking about the player (email to wagupodcast@gmail.com) or simply tweet us… @WAGUpodcast











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Dickov

Episode 161 – Dickov departs

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The Football League’s first two managerial changes of the new season are the big talking points this week. After just one win from their opening six League One games, Doncaster Rovers have sacked boss Paul Dickov. We find out more about the decision from Liam Hoden, sports reporter at the Doncaster Free Press.

It’s a similar story for Peterborough United, who this week axed boss Dave Robertson just half a dozen games into the new season. We get the views of Posh fans talkSPORT’s Adrian Durham, football writer John Verrall and Standing On The Glebe podcaster Jamie Jones











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Plymouth v Carlisle

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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