Episode 1480: Countdown To The European Finals Continues, As Ken Ponders Corporate Spin-Off Projects
First up is Arsenal-Chelsea in Baku, where Unai Emery hopes to use his Europa League superpower against a Chelsea side that has already achieved its primary objectives for the season.
We also discuss the New Yorker’s profile of the young man at the heart of Football Leaks, Rui Pinto.
European soccer is a heedless, Darwinian affair: spending rules are broken, and salaries are secret. Football Leaks was Rui Pinto’s attempt to show the “hidden side” of soccer. https://t.co/0xFYve1bEn
— The New Yorker (@NewYorker) May 29, 2019
Raphael Honigstein joins us to talk about Jurgen Klopp’s six final defeats in a row, and how he will deal with the pressure ahead of the big one on Saturday.
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It's Champions League final week which means Mauricio Pochettino has energy to cleanse and lemons to display. Ken explores the deepest of psychic ties which exist between Poch and Conor McGregor: https://t.co/xnOuUb9xje pic.twitter.com/6akqfSxsvb
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Manchester City and PSG have been accused of inflating the European football market by La Liga president, Javier Tebas, an accusation which Man City chairman Khaldoon al Mubarak hasn't taken lying down. But does his spicy riposte stand up to scrutiny? https://t.co/a3ikPF8RwR pic.twitter.com/tvpGPDVC4s
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Today Ken puts forward a radical theory, one so well thought out, so controversial, so exciting, that it gets the ultimate accolade in all of #journalism
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