Episode 2018: The Dirty Dozen
You know it’s a big day of football news when Jose Mourinho getting sacked is a mere speck on the windshield of the day’s stories.
Jose Mourinho is fired. He is the first of the European Super League managers to lose their job.
— Gary Lineker ? (@GaryLineker) April 19, 2021
Today’s pod is giving some initial reaction to the Super League plans announced by 12 of Europe’s richest clubs. They’ve made their grab for money and power – can anyone call their bluff?
Big read on the steps that led to a Super League – something in the game had to give, because every mechanism in place set this up
It is paying the price for failing to protect the universal people’s sporthttps://t.co/Ypt5bUEiiM
— Miguel Delaney (@MiguelDelaney) April 19, 2021
Tariq Panja and Miguel Delaney join us to discuss one of the biggest football stories in years.
Rich club power grab makes the front of the paper of record. Unusual times. pic.twitter.com/5lzIkav5sH
— tariq panja (@tariqpanja) April 19, 2021
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One of our smartest ever rugby players takes on one of the most complex, exciting jobs in the game. Great chat with Lynne about the geographical, financial, cultural and gender issues she is grappling with in SA. https://t.co/T5tUvRMIrT
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