A new football season and a new episode of The Lower League Show. John Gibbons and Jamie Russell speak to three fans of Championship clubs all hoping for great things from the season.

Reading have kept hold of manager Jaap Stam, but have had a mixed start to the campaign. Dan Wimbush from The Tilehurst End podcast joins us to talk about an injury crisis at Reading and what the manager needs to do to ensure another successful season.

Middlesbrough have been busy on an off the pitch, but have now recorded back to back wins in The Championship. Author Dan Gray talks us through a busy summer and informs us how The Boro might have their strongest Championship squad yet.

Finally, new to the TAW family, Benjamin Bloom from The Blue Monday Podcast is on cloud nine as “The Unbeaten Ipswich Town” conquer all before them. Will it last? Probably not, it’s a long season after all. But Ben is going to enjoy it while it lasts.

To listen to Ben detail the secret of The Tractor Boys’ success click play below

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