Episode 1854: Sam Bennett’s Big Week, Prestige In Green, Jokes On Wiggo, The Spanish Podcast Mystery
This week Sam Bennett became only the sixth Irishman to win a stage of the Tour de France, and after he followed that first place with a second place on Wednesday, he’s now in pole position to win the Green Jersey.
What exactly does that mean, and how prestigious a victory would this be? Procycling magazine editor Ed Pickering has the answers to these, and other obvious questions.
We discuss Sir Wiggo and why he might as well be in charge of the Brexit negotiations, we mark your TV-watching card for the weekend, and we reveal the Spanish football podcast that bears a more than passing resemblance to… us.
“We can almost consider him British. I know that you lot won’t like that, will you?” said Bradley Wiggins, glancing over at Sean Kelly.
At which point, Kelly interjected: “You’re not going to claim him”. ????????https://t.co/p9AuYrpvNu
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We chat to Jeff Benedict – co-author of the amazing 'Tiger Woods' from a few years back – about his new book where he turns his attention to Belichick, Brady and the Patriots' dynasty https://t.co/ipYkoe6FAS pic.twitter.com/PNTxdFgodj
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