Episode 1663: Sports Science Of The 70s, Youthquake, LFC Hypercapitalism
Adam Idah’s spectacular hat-trick for Norwich was a glimmer of the old magic on a typically bleak FA Cup third round weekend.
Inspired by Chelsea’s retro kit, we consider possible ways to spice up football’s tired relationship with the Cup. Tom Pope gets a mention.
One of the most rapid and unambiguous milkshake duckings in the long history of the FA Cup https://t.co/u8Qmk4MGd0
— Jack Pitt-Brooke (@JackPittBrooke) January 5, 2020
Elsewhere we consider Jurgen Klopp’s comments on the craziness of the fixture schedule, and compare the physiological load on players today with what we know about the demands of football in the 1970s.
why do managers cry so much about having too many games now compared to the good old days? https://t.co/XtNUUOPhkU
— Ken Early (@kenearlys) January 6, 2020
David Sneyd is in studio to talk to us about Ireland’s Youthquake.
And Miguel Delaney joins us on the line to defend his thesis that Liverpool’s ascent is just more of the same old hypercapitalism.
Liverpool are a brilliant team and an example for everyone in football.
But zoom out and they're still a club with one of football's biggest revenues (top seven), winning the vast majority of their games, in what has become a worrying European trendhttps://t.co/q48Dm3mdrS
— Miguel Delaney (@MiguelDelaney) January 4, 2020
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Is it too early to call the 2020s The Arsenal Decade?https://t.co/MUt3YGEARt pic.twitter.com/8A7eLQntzq
— Second Captains (@SecondCaptains) January 2, 2020
HNY kids! At our Liberty Hall live show we explored the concept of rugby haters and why some Irish “football people” couldn’t contain their glee as our rugby team flamed out at the World Cup in Japan@OHarasBeers https://t.co/rg6knlggDx pic.twitter.com/AWCrNpacxt
— Second Captains (@SecondCaptains) January 1, 2020
.@knbrmurph and @soniaagrith together on stage at our live show?
It has to be our NYE special! https://t.co/dkqUlCzDfS pic.twitter.com/tDA5Xsu7GR
— Second Captains (@SecondCaptains) December 31, 2019