Episode 1687: 22-Point Gap: What’s THAT All About?
We briefly discuss the don’t call it a bailout deal agreed between the Government and FAI last week, and the reasons why many people are against it.
It's not a bailout, says Shane Ross,but a " a highly conditioned loan and grant"
FAI say redundancies now unlikely as they receive financial rescue package (via @the42_ie) https://t.co/Vx6TORiObb
— Gavin Cooney (@gcooney93) January 30, 2020
City are winning the xG league so why are they 22 points down in the real one? We try to analyse some of the reasons why Liverpool have opened up such a gap.
Ken Early: It’s time for Pep Guardiola to embrace diversity of tactics https://t.co/acxXVyubPH via @IrishTimesSport
— Irish Times Sport (@IrishTimesSport) February 3, 2020
Also today Ken casts a critical eye over the various portions of humble pie that have been presented to him by recent football events, and swallows a small morsel.
Michael Cox joins us to talk about why he believes football needs to take a harder line on tactical fouling.
Tactical fouls should be a straight red anyway ????
— Michael Cox (@Zonal_Marking) February 2, 2020
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Yes, Man City may well seal a Carabao Cup three-in-a-row but they also find themselves nineteen points behind Liverpool in the league and falling far short of last season's standards
We're joined by @samlee to discuss just how City have ended up herehttps://t.co/iLzZr9XObL pic.twitter.com/3BfsWjqzud
— Second Captains (@SecondCaptains) January 30, 2020
With the 6 Nations just over 24 hours away, sample a slice of Shane Horgan's analysis on the World Service, where you'll find him all tournament
Plus US Murph reports on the 49ers, and there's a simple message from Jack Grealish: no touching of the hairhttps://t.co/qN3rlJPSiY pic.twitter.com/uG8SRTpeEW
— Second Captains (@SecondCaptains) January 31, 2020
A bespectacled ???????? intellectual has thrown down the gauntlet to ???????????????????????????? football. Best of luck with your little competition, but I’m away that week.
Nobody has ever disrespected the FA Cup like this before. Will Rees-Mogg allow him to get away with this?https://t.co/D3IkJaaLJR pic.twitter.com/kypqrgeDnU
— Second Captains (@SecondCaptains) January 27, 2020