Episode 1820: Vindicated Managers, Lampard’s Littl’uns, Grealish Goodness, Unadorned Silva
The Premier League is over, and with Man United and Chelsea securing Champions League football it’s time for some seriously vindicated managers to remind the critics that they don’t get everything right either.
We try to understand why a zippy zephyr like David Silva has completed his career in England unadorned with individual awards while individual honours pile up at the hairy feet of Hendo.
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Jacob Steinberg and Jack Pitt-Brooke join us to talk about the climax to the Premier League. With Chelsea spending big what is the outlook for Lampard’s Littl’uns? Can the likes of Spurs meet this renewed challenge from Chelsea? And can Jack finally show Ken the light, David Silva-wise?
Tottenham Hotspur are being built for an eventual sale and one day Daniel Levy and ENIC will make a huge profit on their investment. But what's the plan? And what's it like to sit across from Levy in a negotiation for anything?
— Jack Pitt-Brooke (@JackPittBrooke) July 27, 2020
Plus there’s plucky underdogs Man United, Aaron “lightning” Connolly, Grealish goodness and faith healers.
Chelsea can't defend and they don't trust Kepa. But they have overcome a transfer embargo to reach the Champions League, which is more than most expected. Job done for Lampard. Report from the win over Wolves #cfc https://t.co/dAjNqVRNGh
— Jacob Steinberg (@JacobSteinberg) July 27, 2020
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