Episode 1754: Ultras v Bosses, 2003 Men v 2020 Boys
The question of whether the Bundesliga should return behind closed doors has proved controversial in Germany. On one side millionaire bosses, on the other, accelerationist ultras. Who really has the best interests of the game at heart? Felix Tamsut brings us up to speed…
Bayern Munich’s ultras hangs banners against games being held behind closed doors (Geisterspiele):
“#COVID19 tests for risk groups, not for millionaires’ puppets!”
“Even a pandemic doesn’t stop your greed!”
“Stop the dictatorship of money!”
“No to Geisterspiele!” #FCBayern https://t.co/8cq70WAP1j
— Felix Tamsut (@ftamsut) April 25, 2020
We also discuss the quality of information in opinion polls, pandemic diabetes management, and why nothing can ever, ever, ever, ever compare to the men – and we use that word advisedly – of ‘03.
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The 2002 All-Ireland football final, perhaps better described as the Oisin McConville final.
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