We Are Going Up! Interview: Podcasting the Football League

Posted by on Nov 28, 2013 in Conversations with | One Comment
We Are Going Up! Interview: Podcasting the Football League

Having made a number of appearances on podcasts in recent years including Two Footed Tackle and The Tilehurst End, our founder writers Lloyd and Lanterne Rouge are perhaps inclined to go in the corner and hide, such are the demands of stationing oneself behind the microphone. Hence, we are in admiration of anyone who has stuck at it, let alone done it really well indeed.

The recent FSF …

Ipswich Town are on the Up if the Boardroom will Let them

Posted by on May 23, 2013 in Conversations with | 3 Comments
Ipswich Town are on the Up if the Boardroom will Let them

Few Championship teams will have endured a more curious season than Ipswich Town. Down among the dead men when Paul Jewell departed Portman Road in the autumn, the Tractor Boys embarked on a notable run under Mick McCarthy and ended up squarely in mid table. Here, TTU regular Gavin Barber and Susan Gardiner, purveyor of history blog, Those Who Will Not be Drowned, chew the fat …

Conversations on… how promoted Championship clubs can survive in the Premier League

Posted by on Sep 21, 2012 in Conversations with | 2 Comments
Conversations on… how promoted Championship clubs can survive in the Premier League

Tomorrow, last season’s Championship winners Reading travel to West Bromwich Albion, who are enjoying their third consecutive Premier League season. Biscuitman Lanterne Rouge asks Throstle Frank Heaven what other promoted clubs can learn from Albion’s widely praised model.

LR: On Sunday, I sat through one of the most one sided matches I have attended for some time as Spurs cantered to victory over Reading.

It left me wallowing in existential …

Conversations with Gabriel Zakuani

Posted by on May 21, 2012 in Conversations with | No Comments
Conversations with Gabriel Zakuani

Today at 1pm, a group of professional athletes and celebrities aiming to use sports as a way to raise funds for charity projects in Africa and other developing countries will come together to raise money under the banner of iPAY2PLAY.

Two football league stars are heavily involved – Stevenage loanee Patrick Agyemang and Peterborough United’s Gabriel Zakuani – and the Posh defender is heading to Ghana in June to

Conversations with Steve Wright (Nottingham Forest)

Posted by on Feb 7, 2012 in Conversations with | 10 Comments
Conversations with Steve Wright (Nottingham Forest)

Saturday brought the shattering news of the death of Nigel Doughty, owner of Nottingham Forest. In our latest conversation piece, we talk to Steve Wright of the website Mist Rolling in from the Trent  about the past few years at the City Ground and the atmosphere of turmoil that has enveloped the club. Our discussions started prior to the weekend and we extend our condolences to the family of

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