6 episodes

Every Thursday The Athletic's Ali Maxwell & George Elek preview the EFL weekend - looking in-depth at the key fixtures and all the big stories from the Championship, League One and League Two

Going Up, Going Down - A show about the EFL The Athletic

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Every Thursday The Athletic's Ali Maxwell & George Elek preview the EFL weekend - looking in-depth at the key fixtures and all the big stories from the Championship, League One and League Two

    Do EFL refs get too much abuse?

    Do EFL refs get too much abuse?

    Ali Maxwell & George Elek bring you their weekly EFL preview. The guys go through their pick of the weekend's games, focus on Sheffield Wednesday, rewind to Bryan Gunn's tenure as Norwich City boss, and in this week's Hot Take Debate Ali argues that referees in the EFL deserve less stick and more support for everyone's sake.

    • 49 min
    The league table DOES lie

    The league table DOES lie

    Ali Maxwell & George Elek bring you their weekly EFL preview. The guys go through their pick of the weekend's games, focus on Nottingham Forest, reminisce about the time Robert Prosinecki pitched up at Pompey, and in this week's Hot Take Debate George tries to convince us that the league table does indeed lie.

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    • 51 min
    Are There Any Big Clubs In The EFL?

    Are There Any Big Clubs In The EFL?

    Ali Maxwell & George Elek present The Athletic's English Football League preview show.

    The boys pick their games of the weekend, focus on the latest at Blackpool, get a fans point of view at West Brom, remember Paul Merson's time in charge of at Walsall and Ali questions why some fans of EFL teams are obsessed with their club being seen as 'big'.

    • 47 min
    The Legendary Teenage Scoring Sensation

    The Legendary Teenage Scoring Sensation

    The Athletic's Ali Maxwell & George Elek present the second episode of our EFL preview show.

    The boys select their games of the weekend - a preview from each division. The Hot Take sees the boys once again go head to head with a fierce EFL debate and Ali takes us down memory lane to remember and incredible teenage striking sensation.

    • 47 min
    Is getting promoted to the Premier League really a good thing?

    Is getting promoted to the Premier League really a good thing?

    The Athletic's Ali Maxwell & George Elek present a brand new EFL preview show.

    The boys pick their games of the weekend, take a deep dive into the state of play at Swansea, take the temperature of Sunderland fans, delve into the history books for a look at Ramon Diaz's ill-fated spell as Oxford Utd boss, and go head-to-head over whether getting promoted to the Premier League is really a good thing.

    • 46 min
    Going Up, Going Down - Trailer

    Going Up, Going Down - Trailer

    Every Thursday The Athletic's Ali Maxwell & George Elek preview the EFL weekend - looking in-depth at the key fixtures and all the big stories from the Championship, League One and League Two

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