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Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Sound Of Football Podcast 299 - Integrity and the play-offs


While many sides are still battling for promotion or escaping relegation, when it gets to this stage of the season the majority of sides have little or nothing to play for. Except, that is, for "the Integrity of the League" - that old-fashioned concept that stipulates that everyone is honour-bound to try their hardest to win every game, even when there seems little point in stretching yourself.

David Wagner is the latest to have an accusing finger pointed in his direction after his almost entirely changed, and already play-off bound, Huddersfield succumbed to 10-man Birmingham City. Did facing these toothless Terriers give Harry Redknapp's side have an unfair advantage over their fellow strugglers? Have Colchester's play-off hopes been unfairly disadvantaged by the (justified or not) fan-action affected game with Leyton Orient? Will Blackpool's when they face the Os on the last day?

No Jan this week as he too has put his feet up before the season's end. So it falls to Graham and Terry to discover just how unstable football's integrity really is.

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