Episode 1607: Xhaka Meltdown, Trent Masterclass, F2 Freestylers
Arsenal v Crystal Palace didn’t look a likely game of the weekend beforehand, but at the bloodthirsty cauldron the Emirates has become, anyone can end up being fed to the lions.
Jeers, boos, tears, and the rest. The sorry tale of the public clash between Granit Xhaka and Arsenal's fans. The devastated player was visited at home last night by three senior players. Not an easy one for Arsenal to move on from. https://t.co/SV6SpkshKk
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We also discuss Liverpool’s victory over Spurs and what the future might hold for Trent Alexander-Arnold and Harry Kane.
Then we’re joined in studio by the F2 Freestylers, Jez Lynch and Billy Wingrove, who talk to us about how young players learn skills these days, and how the culture of football is changing – almost too fast to keep up.
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After Batshuayi's late goal ensured a win for Chelsea over Ajax last night, we chat to @T_Daley about whether this is a landmark win for Lampard, the continuing show of love he's getting from fans and the symbolism of his young side getting it done at Ajaxhttps://t.co/vqVF18AgPx pic.twitter.com/BKmKbPuLFa
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It came as a surprise that Lebron James, an outspoken critic of police brutality in the US, chose to criticise Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey for voicing his support for protesters in Hong Kong. But are Lebron's critics arguing in good faith? https://t.co/tP95cCzxqL pic.twitter.com/T2psYdGWPm
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We discuss a new study which highlights the significantly increased risk pro footballers are at of developing dementia over the general population. Will the game be forced to acknowledge its impact on players and begin to adapt? https://t.co/t1On22dkZC pic.twitter.com/4Stjvi33Gn
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