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The Sack Race is a football news website with a difference, one that is dedicated to bringing supporters an alternative view of the beautiful game: the weird, wonderful and mysterious world of football management.

The Sack Race is a football news website with a difference, one that is dedicated to bringing supporters an alternative view of the beautiful game: the weird, wonderful and mysterious world of football management.
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The Sack Race is a football news website with a difference, one that is dedicated to bringing supporters an alternative view of the beautiful game: the weird, wonderful and mysterious world of football management.

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@TheSackRace

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Episodes

Episode 33 - League Two Manager Chaos!

3/1/2018
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Jack and Simon are back to run through the goings on in the Football World, focusing this episode on League Two. Mansfield replaced the departed Steve Evans with Swindon's David Flitcroft who are now themselves on the hunt for a new gaffer.

Duration:00:19:13

Episode 30 - Silva Lining At Watford?

1/24/2018
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Jack and Simon are this week joined by Watford fan Charlie Zazzera from @TheSportsman. He gives his views on Silva's sacking before we more on to the Lionesses and the Chaos of L1 and L2. Timings 0.20 Watford right or wrong? 6.55 Phil Neville at England 10.55 Manager of the week 13.10 League One madness 16.00 Lampard to Oxford 18.50 Anyone to Scotland?

Duration:00:22:22

Episode 28 - Pulis For Pardew?

11/23/2017
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Jack and Simon trawl through the latest managerial vacancies discussing who is up for the job and who could be next to go. Includes West Brom, Everton (still), Rangers and Bury.

Duration:00:18:46

Episode 27 - Will Everton Get Their Man?

11/16/2017
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Jack Kitson and Simon Lillicrap give their thoughts on all the current managerial vacancies. They give their opinions on Everton, Sunderland and Rangers before also discussing the international bosses. Timings 0.42 West Ham go for Moyes 2.02 Everton want Silva 4.30 Next PL manager to leave 6.14 Sunderland's miserable manager hunt 8.38 Who wants to go to Bury? 10.15 A new manager for Leyton Orient (again) 14.52 Rangers 14.20 International managers - stay or go? 17.28 Gareth Southgate praise

Duration:00:19:57

Episode 25 - Strachan Sent Packing!

10/13/2017
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Regualar hosts Jack and Simon are joined this week by Anton from The Sportsman. They go over the international break and look forward to the return of the Premier League and Football League. Timings 1.55 Scotland Vacancy 5.56 Coleman under pressure at Wales? 9.02 Europe roundup 10.31 USA failure 13.14 Klopp v Mourinho 15.14 Koeman under the cosh 17.17 Hodgson destined to fail? 19.40 Oldham vacancy 20.57 Shoddy Sunderland 23.50 Shrews never lose 26.40 Gillingham vacancy 28.00 Jupp Heyneckes

Duration:00:29:26

Episode 23 - More Sackings & More Drama!

9/28/2017
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Jack Kitson and Simon Lillicrap dissect the latest managerial vacancies and discuss the favourites for each job. They also run through the Premier League and Football League looking at managers who are doing well and who are under pressure. Timings 1.56 Gillingham Vacancy 5.09 Oldham Vacancy 8.50 Birmingham Vacancy 9.46 Port Vale Vacancy 13.04 Quickfire Questions 15.49 Championship 19.33 League One 20.26 League Two 22.45 La Liga

Duration:00:24:43

Episode 21 - The Owl Returns To The Nest

9/15/2017
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Jack and Simon are joined by Anton from @TheSportsmanPod and Mick from www.itsroundanditswhite.co.uk in a special podcast from http://thisisthebrotherhood.com/ a Sports Bar in the heart of Manchester.

Duration:00:52:25

Episode 18 - Wagner In Wonderland

8/21/2017
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This week Simon and Jack are joined by Kieran Spratt from www.thesportsman.com Timings Intro 1.10 Mojoinho 3.19 Wagner In Wonderland 5.39 Pulis Pies Critics 7.08 Under-fire Trio 12.04 Mick McCarthy: Man of the Moment 15.23: Bluebirds Flying High 16.09 Jokanovic Winless 18.15 Redknapp Restless? 20.32 Bruce Bounces Back...But For How Long? 24.10 Masterchef 25.30 100% Club 26.51 Mowbray Off The Mark 27.39 Pointless 28.45 Sherwood Gone, Swindon Top 29.38 MOTW: Michael Flynn 30.47 Yeovil =...

Duration:00:34:55

Episode 17 - The wheel keeps on turning

8/16/2017
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The boys are back and happy as football has returned to all the English leagues. Joining them is Mick from www.itsroundanditswhite.co.uk for the ever "popular" Curbs' Corner. Timings Intro 1.22 Conte In Crisis? 3.51 Second Season Success For Jose Mourinho? 6.43 Diverging Debuts: FdB vs Wagner 8.36 Sack Race Odds 11.42 All things Championship 19.09 Dreaded Vote Of Confidence: Kewell 21.52 League One Chatter 26.11 Curbs' Corner 30.32 Some Very Early Sack Race Predictions Follow us on...

Duration:00:34:41

Episode 16 - Premier League 17/18 Season Preview

8/9/2017
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Jack Kitson and Simon Lillicrap are joined by Charlie Zazzara and Harris Simpson from TheSportsman.com to discuss all things Premier League ahead of the new season. Which managers will flop this year? Timings 2:19 Title Race 17:42 Best of the rest 23:28 Relegation candidates 28:23 Quote box 33:03 First Sacking 37:54 Quickfire Questions

Duration:00:42:47

Episode 15 - The 2017/18 Football League Preview

8/2/2017
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Your intrepid hosts Simon and Jack are back for the 2017/18 season. This week's podcast concentrates on the Football League with special guest odds expert Anthony from www.thesportsman.com. Timings 1.17 Championship title favourites 10.51 Championship outsiders 15.46 Championship first manager to be sacked 20.05 League One title favourites 27.24 League One outsiders 31.18 League One first manager to be sacked 33.40 League Two title favourites 40.35 League Two outsiders 43.56 League Two...

Duration:00:48:25

Podcast 14 - End of Year Awards

5/22/2017
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In the 14th edition of the show with the 2016/17 season coming to end your co-hosts, Simon and Jack are joined once again by Mick from www.itsroundanditswhite.co.uk to dish out the alternative football manager awards. Timings 1.10 End of Season Statistics 3.40 Would You Rather 12.05 Sack Race Awards 40.14 Curbs' Corner 42.57 Simon Says Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/thesackrace webpage here: www.thesackrace.com Check out all our Podcasts here: www.thesackrace.com/podcast

Duration:00:45:05

Episode 13 - Manager Eurovision Rankings

5/15/2017
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Your co-hosts Jack and Simon are joined by Mick from www.itsroundanditswhite.co.uk for more managerial chat as the season draws to a close. Timings 1.10 Chelsea champions 5.15 PL manager of the year 9.20 PL Eurovison rankings 12.11 Marco Silva - Hull City 14.38 Slaven Bilic - West Ham 16-50 Stay or Go? 31.50 Simon Says 35.50 FL Vacancies (Norwich, Swindon, Wigan, Crawley, Hartlepool, Barnet) 41.46 Curb's corner Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/thesackrace webpage here: www.thesackrace.com...

Duration:00:45:48

Episode 12 - The one about relegation

5/9/2017
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This week your regular co-hosts are joined by Mick from www.itsroundandiswhite.co.uk to discuss the end of the Football League 2016/17 season. Timings 1.05 Premier League Run Through 7.29 Championship Promotion 12.18 Norwich Vacancy 15.11 Championship Relegation (Inc. Wigan Vacancy & Redknapp) 19.18 Championship Awards 22.26 Would You Rather 27.17 League One Promotion 29.52 League One Relegation 31.58 Swindon Vacancy 33.18 League One Awards 35.20 Curb's Corner 38.16 League Two Promotion...

Duration:00:46:30

Episode 10 - Rowett, Orient and the Dockyard Derby

4/13/2017
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Jack is joined by regular co-host Simon and this week's guest is Mick from www.itsrounanditswhite.co.uk Intro 1.51m - Manager Bounce: Gary Rowett 4.30m - Relegation Scrappers 5.40m - Russell '4 jobs a year' Slade 7.49m - Dockyard Derby 9.21m - Leyton Doomed 10.01m - Trigger-Happy Palermo 10.32m - Keep the ball out of one end, and kick it in the other 11.53m - Would You Rather? 19.10m - Curbs' Corner 22.03m - Simon Says 24.35m - Twitter Competition Check out all our Podcasts here:...

Duration:00:26:05

Episode 9 - Brendan Rogers, joy for Coventry City

4/3/2017
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This week talk about Brendan Rodgers, Slaven Bilic and Coventry City's tremendous Wembley win. Timings: 1.30m - Feeling the heat? Moyes, Bilic & Wenger 7.55m - Is the title race alive again? 9.38m - Rodgers & Celtic for the Premier League? 12.48m - Rotherham relegated...Sheff Utd on the cusp of promotion. 15.44 - Coventry win the cup! Check out all our Podcasts here: www.thesackrace.com/podcast Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/thesackrace Webpage here: www.thesackrace.com

Duration:00:18:56

Episode 8 - Shambles at the Orient

3/31/2017
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In the 8th edition Jack and Simon are once again joined by Harris Simpson from The Sportsman. The trio have a debate about which teams they think will be dropping out of the Premier League, look at the upcoming clash between Jaap Stam and Garry Monk, and the shambles that is Leyton Orient (well, their owner). Timings: 1.19 - Premier League relegation debate 8.11 - Jaap Stam v Garry Monk 13.02 - Next Norwich City Manager Update 16.15 - Rotherham relegation? 18.53 - Leyton Orient…what a...

Duration:00:23:37

Episode 7 - Wenger In or Wenger Out?

3/20/2017
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This week Jack and Simon are joined by Harris Simpson from The Sportsman. Topics include: Arsene Wenger (again), the race for a top-4 finish, the vacancies at Middlesbrough and Norwich, plus a little bit on Mick McCarthy and Chris Wilder. Timings: 1m - Arsenal Debate 6m - Top-4 Predictions 15.40m - Should Sunderland Sack David Moyes? 19.45m - Premier League Sack Race Update 22.15m - Mick McCarthy & Championship Relegation 26.04m - Norwich Vacancy 28.19m - Chris Wilder & League One...

Duration:00:31:15

Episode 6 - Goodbye to Neil and Steve

3/13/2017
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In the 6th episode of the show it's all talk about the weekend departures of Alex Neil and Steve McClaren. Check out all our Podcasts here: www.thesackrace.com/podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thesackrace Webpage here: www.thesackrace.com

Duration:00:13:56

Episode 5 - Russell Slade and the managerial merry-go-round

3/8/2017
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The talking points with Jack and Simon this week are: 1.18 - Arsene Wenger 4.06 - Rafa Benitez 5.44 - Championship Sack Race 9.29 - Russell Slade 12.20 - Fabrizio Ravanelli Check out all our Podcasts here: www.thesackrace.com/podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thesackrace Webpage here: www.thesackrace.com

Duration:00:14:06