Episode 2745: Champions League Normalisation, Ole’s Time At The Wheel, Chelsea Leaks, The Howe Of Things
We discuss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s interview with the Athletic, and speculate about some of the names he diplomatically refused to name.
Gabriele Marcotti joins us to talk about the Champions League. Is it time to stop thinking about this competition as something that football fans should expect to find fun – exciting matches! great players! exciting matches! – and instead think of it as something more akin to the modernist novel – where the responsibility is on the reader to actively engage with and discover meaning or indeed “fun” in the text?
There’s also Chelsea injuries, the latest vicious poison pen letter from listeners and an early nomination for the best current player in Europe.
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We talk about why Brighton’s way of playing football really is new, and why some kneejerk voices in the MSM (Ken) are already turning on Erik ten Hag only his second home league defeat in a year.https://t.co/V9514o80aD pic.twitter.com/NlNXDgzvs2
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