Episode 2140: Not That Type Of Pundit, Nev’s Loyalty Test, Ronaldo’s Toffee Test, What Football Clubs Really Are
A lot of people are being incredibly obtuse about the Harvey Elliott / let it flow thing, which is testing Ken’s increasingly fragile temperament. Unable to take it when anyone disagrees with him, he is becoming increasingly volatile and unhinged.
challenges crashing, bones splintering, a close-up too SHOCKING to broadcast – are you not entertained? https://t.co/8Ea0t0EQyx
— Ken Early (@kenearlys) September 13, 2021
We also discuss Ronaldo’s chilling effect on the toffeeholics at Man United and Gary Neville failing the Ronaldo loyalty test on Sky’s MNF.
“I tell you now, not one player touched the apple crumble and custard, not one player went up for that brownie.”
— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) September 13, 2021
We talk to Andi Thomas about his new book, Underground, Overground – The fault lines of football clubs.
20 years ago, the fans and owners of Wimbledon FC were locked in a bitter struggle over the owners’ proposal to move the club from South London to Milton Keynes.
Andi’s book takes this episode as a starting point for an anthropological exploration of what, ultimately, football clubs really are.
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We talk about Ronaldo’s return and mass hysteria as the Kathryn Mayorga case hovers abovehttps://t.co/PIdG5EWKUe pic.twitter.com/XisuDVbA6V
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You like the World Cup, don’t you? Why not try having one every two years on for size, asks Arsene Wenger and FIFA https://t.co/WoRA9qdQSY pic.twitter.com/VRtJgXgA9a
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