Episode 1498: Scotland’s World Cup Tragicomedy Continues, Brazil’s Lost Soul, Messi Misery, Long Lens Speculation
Scotland’s women proved themselves worthy custodians of national World Cup tradition by crashing out at the group stage after a tragicomic 3-3 draw.
Someone please tell me how her heel isn’t hovering above the line, VAR doesn’t work pic.twitter.com/3yQNHSxPwo
— Robert Macpherson (@Robert_mac88) June 19, 2019
Ewan MacKenna joins us from Belo Horizonte to discuss Argentina’s latest Copa disappointment and why Brazil, who can’t sell out their own games in Brazil, are a “corporate team in a fascist nation.”
Lionel Messi, being a god and Argentina, the black hole swallowing up the brightest of stars once again | @EwanMacKenna https://t.co/bXcylRnR4v#CopaAmerica
— Indy Football (@IndyFootball) June 20, 2019
We run through the latest transfer speculation and long lens holiday beach shots.
Had AWB details on uws 24 hours ago. Here’s some more detail for @BritishGQ https://t.co/VJo2q54Tft
— Andy Mitten (@AndyMitten) June 20, 2019
Plus there’s 1978 views on women in football, Ken on penos, Sarri’s boss, and the Neymar Barca story that makes no sense.
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Platini has been detained in connection to allegations of corruption connected to 2022 Qatar World Cup
Platini voted for Qatar, and had lunch with Nicolas Sarkozy and Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, now the emir of Qatar, 1 month before the vote
Ken reports ????????https://t.co/UFPWPExb4l pic.twitter.com/tDqvvPIhBq
— Second Captains (@SecondCaptains) June 18, 2019
Joe DiMaggio was a genius baseball player and the embodiment of American optimism modesty and civility
Richard Ben Kramer’s biog, reviewed for us by @JoeBrolly1993, reveals a miserly, mob-committed crank, whose appetites for women and money knew no boundshttps://t.co/MVItZPoWS5 pic.twitter.com/h7LPQHQQDj
— Second Captains (@SecondCaptains) June 14, 2019
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Some felt the USA were a tad over-exuberant in their celebration of their last few goals in a 13-0 win over Thailand at the Women’s World Cup this week. The defeat left Thailand players in tears, but should we really be policing celebrations?
Out NOW ??: https://t.co/tobjlQRuVC pic.twitter.com/qQbIRteJSc
— Second Captains (@SecondCaptains) June 13, 2019