Episode 1096: Red Rom, Yellow Ribbons, Jealous Hearts
Ken’s absence last week has led some listeners to wonder whether an automated Ken-3000 replacement could be commissioned to cover future time off, remixing and replaying the vast library of past Jose Mourinho commentary. Ken adds some new clips to the algorithm’s memory cache with a dramatic U-turn.
Chelsea are now struggling to get back into the race for Champions League qualification. Has Antonio Conte forgotten that motivation is about more than simply telling your players what to do?
headline makes me think someone on the irish times sports desk might be having some fun at my expense https://t.co/0bAlj1ptD2
— Ken Early (@kenearlys) February 26, 2018
Does Scott McTominay have the potential to be a fixture in the Manchester United team? Is there anything new to say about Arsenal? And how will the yellow ribbon stand-off between Pep Guardiola and the FA play out? Jonathan Wilson and John Brewin join us to analyse.
“Before a manager, I am a human being.”
Pep Guardiola will defy the FA and continue to wear a yellow ribbon.
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) February 26, 2018
Meanwhile Diego Torres’ reports on the goings-on at PSG have assumed the same place in the culture as Dallas occupied in the 80s. We crank his latest despatch through Google Translate.
Los dirigentes del PSG han comenzado a plantearse la posibilidad de traspasar a Kylian Mbappé el próximo verano como fórmula para contentar a Neymar Júnior https://t.co/onaqBUNxBa
— EL PAÍS (@el_pais) February 26, 2018
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— Second Captains (@SecondCaptains) February 23, 2018