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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

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    • 4.8 • 13 Ratings

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

    The 2020-21 League One & Two Preview Show

    The 2020-21 League One & Two Preview Show

    Following on from The Championship preview on Monday, this episode of The Totally Football League Show Extra Time guides you through Leagues 1 & 2 with debutant hosts George Elek and Ali Maxwell! Ali & George detail the sides who they think will be in amongst it at the top of both leagues and who they think will face a real struggle to stay up. They also discuss  the  managers whose adventures will be worth a follow  and single out the players  they tip to set the EFL on fire! RUNNING ORDER League One promotion favourites  - 2:30League One relegation - 16:30League One managers to watch - 26:30League One players to watch - 34:00League Two promotion favourites - 37:50League Two relegation - 46:20League Two managers to watch - 57:10League Two players to watch - 1:00:00



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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Sunderland in Limboland, Forest Cash in, Harrogate boss interview

    Sunderland in Limboland, Forest Cash in, Harrogate boss interview

    Hosts George Elek & Ali Maxwell are joined by the newest boss in the EFL, Harrogate Town's Simon Weaver who shares how his side will approach the challenge of league football.
    Journalist Michael Walker outlines the challenges faced by Sunderland as they look for new owners.
    And The Athletic's Daniel Taylor, a Nottingham Forest fan, on how the club has reacted to the harrowing end to last season and what he expects to see this time round.   
    Access to The Athletic and the world's best football writers is currently free for thirty days, simply go towww.theathletic.com/eflpod to sign up without paying a penny!



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    • 46 min
    Explaining the Derby & Sheffield Wednesday cases + pre-season transfer roundup

    Explaining the Derby & Sheffield Wednesday cases + pre-season transfer roundup

    Access to The Athletic and the world's best football writers is currently free for thirty days, that includes dedicated writers for Derby, Nottingham Forest, Sheffield Wednesday, Norwich and Watford plus plenty more EFL coverage beyond that, simply go to www.theathletic.com/eflpod to sign up without paying a penny! 



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    • 54 min
    The salary cap debate & Michael Appleton Interview

    The salary cap debate & Michael Appleton Interview

    Hosts Ali Maxwell & George Elek are joined by The Athletic's Matt Slater to detail reaction inside clubs to the salary cap in Leagues One & Two. Is it ‘Disgraceful,  communism’ or ‘protecting clubs’? 
    Lincoln boss Michael Appleton joins the pod to tell the guys how he is preparing his team under very different circumstances and the signing they have made that could one day play at the very top level.  
    Access to The Athletic and the world's best football writers is currently free for seven days, simply go to www.theathletic.com/eflpod to sign up! 



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    • 45 min
    Charlton legend Johnnie Jackson on club's crisis

    Charlton legend Johnnie Jackson on club's crisis

    Hosts Ali Maxwell & George Elek focus on the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the ownership of Charlton Athletic and speak to club legend and assistant manager Johnnie Jackson to hear how it is affecting staff and players as they return to training this week.
     We also hear how the fans plan to fight for the very survival of their club with Heather Alderson of The Charlton Athletic Supporters' Trust and The Athletic's Jack Pitt-Brooke explains how this all happened in the first place.
    Access to The Athletic and the world's best football writers is currently free, simply go to www.theathletic.com/eflpod to sign up! 



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    • 44 min
    REACTION: Fulham beat Brentford to reach Premier League

    REACTION: Fulham beat Brentford to reach Premier League

    Ali Maxwell & George Elek react to Fulham beating  Brentford in the Championship play-off final to secure an immediate return to the Premier League thanks to two extra-time goals from Joe Bryan.
    The lads discuss what the result means for Fulham and manager Scott Parker - who was in tears after the game. Also what next for Brentford now? Will they be able to keep hold of their best players next season?
    Access to The Athletic and the world's best football writers is currently free, simply go to www.theathletic.com/eflpod to sign up! 



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    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Skiiilp ,

Keep it up.

Awesome show. I only wish there was more

Chad Jarvis ,

Really good podcast

This is going to be an awesome podcast first episode was great keep it up guys

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