Episode 1880: This Is Your Brain On Pickford
3-0 halftime leads, they ain’t what they used to be. This is the Premier League season that laughs at you for thinking you know anything.
This Aged Well…. ???????? https://t.co/WzBYgXN5L0
— Declan Rice (@_DeclanRice) October 18, 2020
A serious injury to Virgil van Dijk compounded by tough VAR decisions made it surely one of Liverpool’s worst afternoons of football since The Slip. Clearly it wasn’t their day, but maybe it’s not their season either.
— Guardian sport (@guardian_sport) October 19, 2020
BREAKING: Jordan Pickford will face no retrospective action over his challenge on Virgil van Dijk on Saturday
— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) October 19, 2020
Jonathan Wilson and Miguel Delaney join us to talk through the weekend’s action. Why are the games still so unpredictable? And in the post-Virgil landscape, who are the title favourites?
In all seriousness, it’s going to be a season with a low points threshold, and looks like it will have a few wild swings. A bit of solidity or consistency could go a long way. The ingredients there for a more surprising winner.
— Miguel Delaney (@MiguelDelaney) October 18, 2020
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Ken dissects Eamon Dunphy's 1987 Sindo hit-piece on Brian Mullins that friend of the show @KevinBrannigans unearthed this week, one in which he fondly describes Mullins as 'loud, boring, aggressive and conceited'
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