Episode 827: Talented Mister Alli, Robben Science, Miserable Moyes, French Myths
Eoin and Ken look back at a weekend in which Dele Alli backed up all the hype of last week’s podcast. Ken asks is there anything he can’t do; Eoin wonders if its time to start comparing him to the greats.
40 – Dele Alli (40) has had a hand in as many PL goals before turning 21 as Lampard (15), Gerrard (13) & Beckham (12) combined. Star. pic.twitter.com/fWzi2Crd2Y
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) April 8, 2017
David Moyes says the Sunderland job is incredibly difficult. He said the same thing about the Man United job, which must have been difficult in a different way. Might Sunderland be better advised looking for a manager who is slightly less eager to point out how incredibly difficult everything is going to be?
David Moyes took UTD from 1st to 7th. Sociedad from 4th to 15th. Sunderland from 17th to the Championship. What a manager!
— General G (@Glen_Kightley) April 9, 2017
Meanwhile Luke Shaw has been let out of captivity for a few minutes on the field but can he really trust Jose Mourinho after everything that has happened?
We also talk about the superb new documentary “Les Bleus: Une autre histoire de France”
Dermot Corrigan gets to the bottom of Barcelona’s average league form, Neymar’s selective desire, Messi’s magical nutritionist, and Real’s issues with Zidane.
“From 1967 to 2008, Barca & Madrid won only 5 Champions Leagues between them. Those meagre times could soon return” https://t.co/CpUGm2xHlU
— Dermot Corrigan (@dermotmcorrigan) April 10, 2017
Raphael Honigstein examines the science behind Arjen Robben’s signature move, and looks ahead to the Bayern and Dortmund’s adventures in Europe.
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— Second Captains (@SecondCaptains) April 5, 2017