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We Are Going Up!

The OptaJoke Podcast is dead, long live We Are Going Up! If you’ve stumbled across this website looking for the OptaJoke Podcast, you’re a bit late – after an unprecedented success during the 2010/11 season, the OptaJoke Podcast has decided … Continue reading

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Watch this space!

After 50 podcasts, 139 blog posts, and 1000s of you discovering us, The OptaJoke Podcast has finished for the season. Thanks to everyone who has listened to the pod, read the blog and got in touch via Twitter, Facebook and … Continue reading

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Toppo’s Top Tens – Moments of the 2010/11 Season

As May draws to a close the football season comes to an end. While it doesn’t seem so long ago since teams were kicking off basking in warm August sunshine another campaign has passed. While you’re possibly celebrating the fact … Continue reading

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Toppo’s Top Tens – Great Escapes

After another dramatic final day to the Premier League season we now know the teams who will remain in the top flight and those who are facing Championship football next season. Five teams were in the mix to occupy the … Continue reading

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Toppo’s Top Tens – Worst Singing Footballers

This week’s Toppo’s Top Ten takes on a more musical feel and pays homage (well, not quite) to footballer’s who’ve tried their hand at pop stardom. The lifestyle of a footballer is a glamarous, lavish one. Idolised by fans across … Continue reading

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Nottingham Forest in the play-offs: Lady Luck, refereeing decisions and all that….

Less than 24 hours after Nottingham Forest’s cruel defeat to Swansea City in the Championship playoff semi-finals you’d think I’d be used to it. Our fourth semi-final defeat in eight years is hard to stomach but I feel immensely proud … Continue reading

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Toppo’s Top Tens – FA Cup Finals

It’s that time of year again when FA Cup Final weekend approaches and fans across the country look forward to the showpiece final of the world’s oldest domestic cup competition. The 130th FA Cup Final will be contested by Manchester … Continue reading

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