Episode 2020: Super League, Super Mailbag
The Super League fallout continues to captivate. Eoin’s mailbag is bulging and straining at its limits as never before, and today he opens up to let loose a great gush of listener contributions.
May be a smart tactic by the English clubs to allow Florentino Perez do all the talking. He's saying so many ridiculous things that it becomes easier to pin it all on him…
— Mark Ogden (@MarkOgden_) April 20, 2021
We discuss last night’s sensational MNF, Florentino Perez’s delusional TV appearance, and the discourse of inevitability the breakaway clubs are trying to create.
Gary Neville not holding back on Monday Night Football.
"Forget allegiances, forget who you support, they are scavengers, they need booting out."
— The Athletic UK (@TheAthleticUK) April 19, 2021
Jonathan Wilson and Sid Lowe join us to give their views. How have people taken the news in Spain? Do they think this is really going to happen?
— Marcus Rashford MBE (@MarcusRashford) April 20, 2021
The Super League storm that's been brewing has arrived. @jonawils on the plans to reshape the European game as we know it forever, the many reasons for opposition and whether this proposal may go beyond threats of years past https://t.co/otYqMEeLUb pic.twitter.com/ZacLtq1h0G
— Planet Fútbol (@si_soccer) April 19, 2021
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i don’t think this thing is going to fly. the power base they’ve assembled is too narrow. their plan is small, claustrophobic – it’s not ambitious enough to have a chance. https://t.co/7FyVFsRKaR
— Ken Early (@kenearlys) April 19, 2021
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
— Simon Hick (@hicksimon) April 17, 2021
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