We Are Going Up!
By We Are Going Up!
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Weekly Football League podcast, with comment, debate and analysis on The Championship, League One and League Two. Hosted by Mark Crossley (Absolute Radio), David Cameron Walker (talkSPORT), Jim Knight (Goal.com) and Carl McQueen (Sky) plus interviews with various journalists, players, managers and fans. Nominated by The Football Supporters Federation for Podcast Of The Year 2013.
||Episode 120 - The Rosler Revolution||Wigan Athletic are at it again. The FA Cup holders are going back to Wembley for the fourth time in a year, following a stunning 2-1 quarter final win at Manchester City. The Latics are only the fourth away side to win at the Etihad Stadium this...||11 3 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 119 - Plymouth's Play-Off Push||Plymouth Argyle's 5-0 win against Morecambe on Saturday has lifted the Pilgrims to within two points of the League Two play-off spots. Just three years after the club nearly went out of business entirely, are John Sheridan's team back on the road to...||4 3 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 118 - Redknapp Needs Results||The shortest month of the year must seem like the longest for Harry Redknapp. With no wins in February and just ten weeks of the season to go, QPR are faltering… badly. The R's lost 1-0 at Charlton on Saturday to slip down to fourth in the...||25 2 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 117 - Sir Tom Finney Tribute||RIP The Preston Plumber. This week the boys pay tribute to Sir Tom Finney, following his sad death at the age of 91. Finney was widely considered to be one of the greatest players in the history of the Football League, where he spent his entire...||18 2 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 116 - Too Much Too Yeung||Made in Birmingham, Destroyed in Hong Kong. That's the message from Birmingham City fans about the state of their football club, but is there finally some light at the end of the tunnel? More than two years after his arrest in the Far East...||11 2 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 115 - The Truth Behind Transfers||How exactly do Football League clubs go about recruiting and scouting players? How many people are involved? What role do agents play? Are big clubs aware of the best talent at Football League level? Will EPPP hinder the development of young British...||4 2 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 114 - Chris Wilder's Cobblers||What kind of manager would leave a promotion chasing side for one six points off safety at the bottom of the Football League? Er, Chris Wilder is the answer. He resigned as Oxford manager on Sunday night after compensation was agreed with Northampton...||28 1 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 113 - Trotters Trounced||Bolton Wanderers suffered their worst league defeat since 1981-82 on Saturday, when they were thrashed 7-1 by Reading at the Madejski Stadium. Dougie Freedman's side have only won twice in their last ten games and sit just four points above the...||21 1 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 112 - Hillsborough Humiliation||It goes from bad to worse for Leeds United. Following last weekend's FA Cup embarrassment at the hands of Rochdale, they were thrashed 6-0 at Hillsborough by Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday to increase the pressure on boss Brian McDermott. We speak to...||14 1 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 111 - Dale Delight||In the first show of 2014, the boys reflect on Rochdale's stunning display against Leeds at Spotland in the FA Cup 3rd Round. Keith Hill's side won 2-0 and now have another winnable tie against either Macclesfield or Sheffield Wednesday to follow....||7 1 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 110 - Lomas Leaves Lions||Happy New Year! The boys are here with their final show of a memorable 2013. It's fair to say the writing was on the wall for Steve Lomas. He was finally put out of his misery and sacked after Millwall were thrashed 4-0 at Watford on Boxing Day. He...||31 12 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 109 - Rockin' Robins||Merry Christmas! It's the most wonderful time of the year - as there's LOTS of football going on. In a festive special, the boys begin by discussing Cheltenham Town's ten game unbeaten run. The Robins won 2-0 at Fleetwood on Saturday to move back into...||23 12 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 108 - All Over For Zola?||Where has it all gone wrong at Watford? The Hornets were ninety minutes away from promotion to the Premier League in May, but now find themselves on their worst home run in 23 years and down in the bottom half of the Championship. With the pressure...||16 12 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 107 - Battering Rams||Derby County are on fire under Steve McClaren. The rampant Rams brushed aside the nine men of Blackpool 5-1 at Pride Park on Saturday to make it five straight wins and move up to fourth in the Championship. The boys speak to Steve Nicholson, chief...||10 12 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 106 - Sackings Special||Carnage. Chaos. Managerial mayhem. In an extended special, the boys reflect on a crazy week in which five more Football League managers lost their jobs. We examine the sackings of Owen Coyle, Dave Jones, David Flitcroft, Richie Barker and Sean...||3 12 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 105 - Graham Turner Profile||This week the boys celebrate a huge managerial milestone in the Football League. Graham Turner was first appointed as the player/manager of Shrewsbury Town on November 21st 1978. Thirty-five years on, he's STILL in the Shrewsbury dugout - and busy...||26 11 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 104 - Jim Proudfoot Talks Torquay||With Torquay United now struggling down into the League Two relegation zone, Mark calls up his colleague from Absolute Radio's Rock 'N' Roll Football - commentator Jim Proudfoot. As well as being a familiar voice to UK radio and TV listeners for...||19 11 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 103 - The Glovers Need Goals||We need your help! We're nominated for Podcast of the Year at the FSF Awards 2013, which is decided by a public vote and announced on Monday December 16th at the Emirates Stadium. You can vote for us at fsf.org.uk/awards and on multiple devices. We're...||12 11 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 102 - The Foxes Get Revenge||Five months ago at Vicarage Road, Manuel Almunia was the hero and Anthony Knockaert the villain. This weekend the roles were reversed as Leicester thrashed Watford 3-0 thanks to a Knockaert goal and an Almunia error. That three points helped move...||5 11 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 101 - Venus Over The Moon||In a slightly strange show, the boys discuss another week of managerial changes in the Football League, whilst also simultaneously watching Brighton against Watford on the telly. We're joined first by Anthony Vickers, sports writer for the Evening...||29 10 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 100 - The State Of Play||We've made it! In a bumper commemorative edition of WAGU, the boys celebrate our 100th show with a wide range of guests and a very special quiz. First up, with a quarter of the season gone, we look at the state of play in each division and ask - which...||22 10 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 99 - Sacking Season Starts Here||Three gone in a week! The boys reflect on a busy seven days in which David Weir, Martin Allen and Kevin Blackwell have all lost their jobs as managers of Football League clubs. We start by speaking to Daniel Storey, editor of Gillingham fan site...||15 10 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 98 - Ings Can Only Get Better||Burnley's incredible start to the season continues. Two more wins against Doncaster and Reading this week have seen them overtake QPR and move to the top of the Championship table. The boys speak to Chris Boden (chief football writer at the Burnley...||8 10 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 97 - Return Of The Mac||Steve McClaren is back at Pride Park. He was appointed as the new Derby County Head Coach on Monday following a whirlwind weekend for Rams fans, which saw a 1-0 defeat to rivals Nottingham Forest and the sacking of Nigel Clough. We speak to Owen...||1 10 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 96 - Live From Griffin Park||The boys are back on the road this week, as we ditch the studio and take a trip to West London for the big televised League One derby between Brentford and Leyton Orient. Mark, DC and Carl catch up with Orient fans revelling in their remarkable one...||24 9 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 95 - Lomas On Thin Ice||It's all going wrong for Steve Lomas and Millwall. A calamitous 5-1 mauling at The Den by Derby on Saturday leaves the Lions rock bottom of the Championship, with just two points and four goals from their first six games of the new season. There was...||17 9 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 94 - Hartlepool Horror Show||It's been a desperate start to the season for Hartlepool United. Pools are yet to win any of their first six games back in League Two, plus have scored just ONE solitary goal in the process (that coming in their 2-1 defeat to Wycombe on Saturday)....||9 9 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 93 - The Orient Express||Leyton Orient have flown out of the blocks in League One, with their 2-1 win at Colchester on Saturday making it a club record of five wins from five games to start the new season. We catch up with O's fan and 'View From The West Stand' blogger Matt...||3 9 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 92 - Seasiders Start Well||Blackpool have defied the critics with three wins and a draw from their first four Championship games of the season, the most recent being an impressive 1-0 victory against Reading on Saturday. We speak to Will Watt, Blackpool writer at the Blackpool...||27 8 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 91 - Greg Abbott On The Brink||Former Wolves striker turned Sky commentator Don Goodman is our special guest this week. Don tells us about his involvement with Prostate Cancer UK, the Football League's official charity partner. PCUK are asking fans to vote for the Football League's...||20 8 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 90 - Posh Make Perfect Start||With the season just a week or so in, the boys decide to concentrate on two sides that have come flying out of the traps. Darren Ferguson's Peterborough United have racked up three successive wins in all competitions, including a 4-2 win at Notts...||13 8 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 89 - Sky Blues Set For Sixfields||The season might have arrived, but 2013/14 is already looking like a disaster for Coventry City. The Sky Blues have been deducted 10 points by the Football League with part of the club on the brink of liquidation. With pitch invasions and fan protests...||6 8 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 88 - Championship Preview 13/14||Roll on the weekend! Football is officially back - and to celebrate, it's our bumper preview of the new Championship season. On the eve of a very special weekend in the Football League, the boys are first joined by the author Mark Metcalf, who has...||1 8 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 87 - League One Preview 13/14||Kevin Davies joins the boys in the second of our pre season shows, as we preview the upcoming League One season. He talks about his summer move to Preston and why he decided to join Simon Grayson at Deepdale instead of remaining in the...||31 7 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 86 - League Two Preview 13/14||Hello hello! Did you miss us? The boys are back and raring to go with a bumper week of previews leading up to Friday night's big Football League kick off at Bramall Lane. Later in the week we'll discover more about the competition's origins ahead of...||30 7 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 85 - Palace In Wonderland||Final show of the season! Cheers for downloading and listening all year. It was a special day to be a Crystal Palace fan on Monday, after they sealed a long awaited return to the Premier League with that 1-0 extra time win over Watford at Wembley. We...||30 5 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 84 - Bradford Bouncing Back||First they upset Watford, Wigan, Arsenal and Villa en route to the Capital One Cup Final - and now, after six years stuck in the basement division of English football, Bradford City are finally on the way back. Phil Parkinson's side brushed aside...||24 5 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 83 - Deeney's Knockaert Blow||It was the thirty seconds at Vicarage Road that had it all - controversy, injustice, relief, fear, hope, anticipation, euphoria and anguish... plus Gianfranco Zola falling on his backside. A delighted DC (back from Vegas) and a despairing Jim describe...||15 5 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 82 - Bruce Almighty||Where do you even begin to start with that? After putting their fans through the most astonishing, torturous ninety minutes of their lives, Hull City have done it. They are back in the Premier League after the most dramatic final day in recent...||7 5 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 81 - The Rovers Return||From agony to ecstasy in eighteen crazy seconds. The boys try and get their heads round the most unbelievable Football League finale since Jimmy Glass, as Doncaster Rovers seal their place back in the Championship courtesy of Marcello Trotta's penalty...||29 4 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 80 - Cherries On Top||Congratulations Bournemouth! Eddie Howe's side are back in the second tier of English football for the first time since 1990 after a 3-1 win against Carlisle on Saturday sealed their promotion from League One. We speak to Cherries fan Ed Griffiths to...||22 4 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 79 - Danny Wilson Departs||Busy show this week! The WAGU boys are joined first by Sheffield United fan and blogger Ian Rands from 'A United View on Football', following the shock departure of Danny Wilson from Bramall Lane on Tuesday night. The Blades currently sit six points...||15 4 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 78 - Gillingham Clinch Promotion||Congratulations Gillingham! The Gills became the first side in the Football League to clinch promotion this season after a 1-0 win over Torquay at the Priestfield Stadium on Saturday. Daniel Storey, editor of Gills fan-site 'Gills Fans Online', joins...||8 4 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 77 - Live From Leyton Orient||In a special Easter edition from East London, the WAGU boys leave the warm confines of the studio and take a trip to the Matchroom Stadium (Brisbane Road) to watch some live action, as Leyton Orient take on struggling Bury in League One. Mark, DC and...||2 4 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 76 - The Sack Race Continues||Three more Football League managers have bitten the dust this week, including Southend United boss Paul Sturrock in bizarre circumstances, just two weeks before their Johnstone's Paint Trophy Final against Crewe at Wembley. The WAGU boys (joined by...||25 3 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 75 - Race For The Premier League||With just eight games remaining, the WAGU boys focus in-depth on the top of the Championship this week - as the race for promotion to the Premier League hots up… We speaks to fans of the top seven clubs to get their view on how their side is...||18 3 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 74 - Gulls Going Down?||The bad run goes on. It was an eighth defeat in nine games on Saturday for Torquay United, who lost 3-1 to Oxford at Plainmoor to drop to 22nd in League Two, just one point above the relegation zone. With Martin Ling on extended sick leave and Alan...||11 3 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 73 - York Sack Gary Mills||York City took a few by surprise on Saturday when they announced the dismissal of manager Gary Mills following a run of eleven games without a win in League Two. It came less than a year after Mills had led the Minstermen back to the Football League -...||4 3 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 72 - Middlesbrough On The Slide||This week the boys (obviously) start by looking back at a very one-sided Capital One Cup Final at Wembley. DC went to the game, which ultimately proved to be one step too far for Phil Parkinson and his Bradford side, as they were hammered 5-0 by...||25 2 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 71 - League One Hotting Up||Loads going on - packed show this week! The WAGU boys start by catching up with Joey Crone, host of Coventry podcast 'The Nii Lamptey Show', for his reaction to the departure of Mark Robins. Robins was appointed as the new Huddersfield manager during...||18 2 13||Free||View In iTunes|
Great podcast; PJ in London
The lads clearly know what they're talking about and the sound quality is really good. Nice to be able to listen to a podcast that totally focuses on events away from the prem rather than having the football league as an afterthought, and that's coming from an arsenal fan! Keep it up chaps
Brilliant we need more like this..
Really good podcast - as a fan of Sheffield Wednesday I may need this more often! ;)
I really enjoy this podcast, it's very easy to listen to and it's very informative.
I'm a Scottish football fan so it's good to hear about the Football League rather than have the Premier League rammed down my throat like every other football media outlet.
Keep it up lads.