Episode 1541: Frank Tanks At Old Trafford, VAR Annoys World
Manchester United destroyed Chelsea at Old Trafford, with Daniel James’ emotional celebrations reminding the crowd why they love football in the first place.
It meant Frank Lampard started with the worst result of any Chelsea manager in the Premier League era, and there have been quite a few Chelsea managers. Is the selection of young players just a political ploy, as Jose Mourinho seems to think? Or does Lampard really believe Mount and Abraham can be the backbone of his new look Chelsea?
We also discuss the essential pointlessness of VAR as we saw it in the first round of matches.
Players are still learning about VAR…????
Declan Rice's encroachment on Sergio Aguero's penalty could become a thing of the past with no way of getting away with it since VAR has been introduced. pic.twitter.com/9dPB3AnRpu
— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) August 12, 2019
Jack Pitt-Brooke joins us to talk about how Spurs turned it around against Villa, and what the future holds for Christian Eriksen.
Christian Eriksen’s contract is ticking down but Spurs are as dependent on him as ever before. My piece: https://t.co/B9KcZELQSI
— Jack Pitt-Brooke (@JackPittBrooke) August 12, 2019
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Roll up, roll up: your Transfer Deadline Day Football Show is ready and waiting
Chelsea lose their mind and sell David Luiz in the midst of a transfer ban, Jurgen Klopp is insistent Liverpool don't need to sign anyone, United's squad is… interestinghttps://t.co/Bpv1xDOSUK pic.twitter.com/XasC6lYWs4
— Second Captains (@SecondCaptains) August 8, 2019
Richard Dunne is doing some coaching in Monaco, and he reckons young Irish players are getting better coaching than their French counter-parts. He's in studio with us today https://t.co/Hw37ewYaaN pic.twitter.com/ajpNwDbMzT
— Second Captains (@SecondCaptains) August 7, 2019
However you might look at the artist formerly known as the Charity Shield, it was clear yesterday that there's no such thing as a City-Liverpool friendly any longer
— Second Captains (@SecondCaptains) August 5, 2019