Episode 1166: Chelsea Win FArewell Cup, Abramovich’s Visa, Jose’s Warrenball, Iniesta’s Beautiful Battles
Chelsea won the FA Cup but the future of the club looks uncertain, with question marks over the future of Antonio Conte, Eden Hazard and even Roman Abramovich, whose investor visa has not yet been renewed by the UK Foreign Office.
Chelsea need to convince Eden Hazard to stay says Alan Shearer.
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) May 21, 2018
Jonathan Wilson joins us to talk about what is likely to happen there over the summer, and whether Chelsea as we know them could weather the departure of their owner.
For Antonio Conte, Chelsea’s FA Cup win was a bittersweet moment as it most likely symbolized the end of his tenure as opposed to the beginning of a brighter future in London (by @jonawils) https://t.co/UHq2p7cy8B
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) May 19, 2018
We discuss the claims of Manchester United directors that the club’s profitability is not affected by relative lack of success. Does success off the field really lead to success on the field, or is something getting lost in translation?
Plus there’s the Portuguese Cup Final heroics, Iniesta’s beautiful battles, Ken’s scrapes, Team Willian, and did Jose Mourinho choose the wrong sport?
Ken Early: Klopp and Pep don’t need big Belgians, why does Jose? https://t.co/WN4K2Oqqhd
— Irish Times Sport (@IrishTimesSport) May 21, 2018
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Sam Bennett has had an incredible Giro so far – we ask @irishpeloton to explain where this form has come from, to put the stage wins into context, and what the next step is for Bennett
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