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Every week, the official podcast of the EFL, presented by Mark Clemmit, features the biggest names, best action and reaction to all things in the English Football League.

Every week, the official podcast of the EFL, presented by Mark Clemmit, features the biggest names, best action and reaction to all things in the English Football League.


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Every week, the official podcast of the EFL, presented by Mark Clemmit, features the biggest names, best action and reaction to all things in the English Football League.






S5 Ep11: The grass is always greener for Luton’s Henri Lansbury and Richard Wellens welcomes us aboard his Orient express!

On this week’s official EFL podcast, Mark Clemmit is joined by Luton’s Henri Lansbury to talk mowing, planting, seeding and weeding as the hatters midfielder explains his love of gardening. It’s not all horticulture for Henri though, as there’s a bit of football chat sprinkled over the surface, and Clem is also joined by Leyton Orient manager Richie Wellens, to talk about his side’s impressive start to the season and to deliver some top notch punditry across all 3 divisions!

S5 Ep10: Paul Warne's new adventures at Derby County and Phil Brown shares with us his pearls wisdom!

It's been a week of managerial headline makers in the EFL, with record breaking tenures celebrated, short lived appointment shockers, and exciting new appointments such as Paul Warne's move to Derby County. Paul describes to Mark Clemmit how leaving Rotherham after so long at the club was one of the hardest decisions he's ever had to make, but how he simply couldn't turn down the chance to manage a club the size of Derby County. And casting his insightful eyes on all the week's big news is...

S5 Ep9: Clem, Jobi and Schuey

On this week’s official EFL podcast, it does exactly what it says on the tin! Clem is joined by top pundit Jobi McAnuff for a full review of the season so far as we enter the international break, and Plymouth manager Steven Schumacher discusses his side’s great start and how much he’s enjoying life in the sunny southwest!


S5 Ep8: Prutts previews the weekend with Courtney Sweetman-Kirk

In the week that has seen the EFL and sport in this country as a whole pay their respects to Queen Elizabeth the second, David Prutton sits in for Mark Clemmit who is away for a week. Prutton’s guest is his Sky Sports colleague and Sheffield United Women’s forward Courtney Sweetman-Kirk, who provides some expert analysis on all the big ties across all three divisions, as the leagues return to normal this weekend.


S5 Ep7: Tim Krul on his Norwich side's promotion prospects, and Matt Taylor's Exeter City and the emotional return of one of their own

This week on the official EFL podcast, Mark Clemmit is joined by Dutch superstar keeper Tim Krul, to discuss his Norwich side's push for promotion back to the premier league, and what they've learnt from the past few seasons. Clem also welcomes Exeter City's brilliant head coach Matt Taylor, in a week that has seen the emotional return to the club on loan of young forward Jay Stansfield, who's regained the formerly retired No.9 shirt of his father Adam Stansfield, who tragically lost his...


S5 Ep6: Danny Cowley and his Pompey Table Toppers!

On this week's official EFL podcast, Mark Clemmit is joined by Portsmouth manager Danny Cowley, who knows a thing or two about winning promotion during his impressive career alongside brother Nicky. Clem wants to dig down on the secrets to their high flying success, in terms of man management, team bonding and instilling that winning mentality, as well as getting Danny's expert opinion on all the major issues across the EFL, and his thoughts on all this weekend's top ties in the Skybet...


S5 Ep5: Ollie Norwood on the blades cutting edge, and Steve Evans discusses his Stevenage side's strong start

On this week's official EFL podcast, Mark Clemmit talks to Sheffield United's Ollie Norwood about how they plan to make promotion a priority this season, and the EFL's head of EDI David McArdle, explains the league's new initiative which encompasses a 5 year plan to improve equality, diversity and inclusivity within football in this country. Also joining Clem, is the brilliant Steve Evans who explains his Stevenage side's strong start to their Skybet League Two campaign, as well as providing...


S5 Ep4: Together with EDI and PNE’s Ryan Lowe on all this week’s big talking points across the EFL

On this week’s official EFL podcast, Mark Clemmit is joined by Preston North End manager Ryan Lowe, to talk about his side’s impressive start to the season in the Skybet Championship, as well as all the major talking points across all three Skybet leagues. And to highlight the launch of the EFL’s new equality, diversity and inclusion initiative ‘Together’, Clem sits down with Jarnail Singh, the league’s first Sikh referee, who’s now retired and the proud father of Sunny Singh Gill, who...


S5 Ep3: Reading’s Tom Ince is doing his dad proud and Walsall are off to a flyer as it’s win win for Mike Flynn!

On this week’s official EFL podcast, Mark Clemmit has the pleasure of catching up with Reading’s Tom Ince, after he scored that worldie last weekend to make his dad super proud, and Mike Flynn’s Walsall sit top of Skybet League Two, with a maximum 6 points from their first two games!


S5 Ep2: Lionesses, Hornets, Rovers and a Barrow load of possibilities!

On this week’s official EFL podcast, Mark Clemmit has pulled out all the stops as he sits down with new Watford boss Rob Edwards about his big step up from Skybet division two to the championship. He also hears from Blackburn Rovers Ladies manager Gemma Donnelly, about proudly bringing through some of the Lionesses stars on their fantastic Euro winning successes last weekend, and sticking in the north west, Clem catches up with Barrow’s exciting new young manager Pete Wild, who hopes he’s...


S5 Ep1: The New Season Preview with Curtis Davies

The summer break is over in the football world, and Mark Clemmit returns for a brand new full EFL season preview with Derby County captain Curtis Davies!


S4 Ep46: The best of the guests part 2!

It's that time of the year where we like to bring you a little compilation of the most memorable interviews that Mark Clemmit has done this season, so following our best of the guests part 1 which we gave you at Christmas, we hope you enjoy this part 2 episode as a little summer treat!


S4 Ep45: Season Review 2021-2022

Now that everything has been concluded in all 3 divisions of the EFL, it's time for Mark Clemmit and David Prutton, to sit down and have a full and detailed review of the season that was 2021-2022!


S4 Ep44: Playoff Finals Preview with Owen Coyle

With the playoff finals for the Skybet Championship and League Two being held at Wembley this weekend, Mark Clemmit is joined by the brilliant Owen Coyle for some punditry perfection, as he gives his thoughts on Mansfield Town v Port Vale and Huddersfield Town v Nottingham Forest, to assess who he thinks have got the best chance of going up into the division above. Whatever the results, it promises to be two glorious days out at the national stadium.


S4 Ep43: Cowley’s league one playoff final preview, and Challinor’s relishing the challenge of the football league next season!

With Saturday’s Wembley final between Sunderland and Wycombe Wanderers only days away, Mark Clemmit is joined by Portsmouth’s Danny Cowley to preview the tie and provide some expert punditry on all the week’s other big issues. Elsewhere, Stockport County manager Dave Challinor has begun the journey to bring the club back to where it belongs. Next year they tackle league two, hoping to use their momentum to go straight through it at the first attempt.


S4 Ep42: Expert insight and analysis from Mark Robins and Jamille Matt lifts the lid on Forest Green Rovers’ title celebrations!

Coventry City boss Mark Robins has been there and done it in the game, and there are few who know more about the inner workings of the football business than him. He sits down with Mark Clemmit to talk about the season they’ve just had personally, but also offers his thoughts on the Championship playoffs pack as things start to hot up. No playoffs required for Forest Green Rovers’ striker Jamille Matt, as they’ve booked their place in Skybet League One next season in style. There’s been one...


S4 Ep41: Wigan are champions of League One and Mitrovic has set the Championship on fire!

Wigan boss Leam Richardson has done an outstanding job with the Latics, and joins Mark Clemmit to talk about the extraordinary season that has seen his side top Skybet League One as their season comes to a close. Meanwhile 43 goals and counting, has seen Fulham's Aleksandar Mitrovic smash the 42 goal record held by Guy Whittingham for nearly 3 decades! Guy talks to Clem about the Serbian's phenomenal goal haul, and how with mixed emotions he sees his place in the record books finally taken.


S4 Ep40: Job done by the The Guv'nor and Jobi McAnuff reflects on receiving the prestigious Sir Tom Finney Award 2022

Reading's interim manager Paul Ince came in with the job of securing the Royals championship status for next season, and with games to spare he's done just that. Incy catches up with Clem about his plans for the future, and also shares the secrets of his great looking hair. Elsewhere, Jobi McAnuff was honoured at last Sunday's annual EFL Awards in London, with the prestigious Sir Tom Finney Award for his outstanding contribution to the game during a glittering 20 plus year career. Naturally,...


S4 Ep39: The full fallout from a busy Easter weekend of fixtures

David Prutton is in the Clem for another week, as he looks back on a busy weekend of fixtures across the EFL and the effect it’s had on the top and bottom of the tables. Joining him are Millwall manager Gary Rowett, whose side’s impressive run of form in the second half of the season, currently sees them sit seventh in the Skybet Championship, only one point off the playoff places, and former Sunderland manager Lee Johnson provides Prutts with a post-Easter punditry mop-up across all three...


S4 Ep38: Prutts in for Clem with Boro's Chris Wilder, Wednesday's Barry Bannan and Vale's Andy Crosby

With Mark Clemmit enjoying a well earned break for a fortnight, David Prutton comes straight off the bench to deputise, and he's brought some star guests with him this week! He kicks off with Middlesbrough's Chris Wilder who gives a frank and honest assessment of his side and the situation they find themselves in, as they continue their push for the playoffs after a couple of disappointing results. Skybet League One player of the season for March Barry Bannan, discusses life at Hillsborough...