Episode 955: De Boer Skewered, Stupid Premier League, Sadio’s Boot, Meek Barca
Not for the first time, English football faces an intelligence crisis. There is evidence that unprecedented levels of ambient cash may be toxic to brain tissue. The hiring and immediate sacking of Frank de Boer is a new milestone in Premier League stupidity.
De Boer before hair transplant: 4 consecutive league titles
De Boer after hair transplant: Sacked within a few months at two different jobs
— Priya Ramesh (@Priya8Ramesh) September 11, 2017
Whose fault is the De Boer fiasco? Was he the architect of his own downfall? Is the Dutch football philosophy in need of an update? Or is the Premier League just the wrong environment to try to put it into practice? Priya Ramesh and Miguel Delaney join us to discuss.
Roy Hodgson is back in news, which means it's time to recall the greatest thing he ever said. pic.twitter.com/dzfPIgOixy
— Daniel Harris (@DanielHarris) September 11, 2017
We also hear from Kieran Canning about Barcelona’s return to form, post-Neymar. Now that superstars are a bit thinner on the ground than they used to be at Camp Nou, do they need to start taking better care of the ones that remain?
DEMBELE’S FIRST ASSIST FOR FC BARCELONA pic.twitter.com/scUwg5wIgn
— R¹? (@futbolmessi_) September 9, 2017
Plus there’s Eoin’s Sadio Mane twitter blast, Jose’s branded content and Lewandowski lashes out.
What is Neville on about? It doesn't matter that his "eyes are on the ball," his studs are in the goalkeeper's face.
— Eoin McDevitt (@EoinMcDevitt) September 9, 2017
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— Second Captains (@SecondCaptains) September 8, 2017