On The Football Spin Dion Fanning, Noz Choudry, Reuben Pinder, and Paddy McKenna talked about Liverpool v Chelsea and what the result means for Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard. He has spent a lot of money in the summer but his team were totally outclassed by Liverpool. How much time will Frank get before Roman Abramovich finger begins to get itchy? How good is Sadio Mané? Reuben Pinder suggests a Liverpool fan in 2017 had it right back then when he said he was the best player in at the club. There's time to discuss OGS and Dion Fanning describes a Manchester United strategy that seems to depend on hoping that it works out for club legend and all-round nice man Solskjaer.
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The problem with Jordan Pickford, PPV price gouging and best fan chants
54:13Paddy McKenna, Noz Choudry and Si Lloyd unpick another hectic weekend in the Premier League starting with the Jordan Pickford and his horrific tackle on Virgil Van Dijk which saw the defender ruled out for 7 months at least with a damaged ACL. Noz makes the point that you can argue the tackle wasn't malicious but you can't say it's not reckless again from Jordan Pickford and that's a big problem. Si Lloyd discusses why Premier League PPV, though terrible, may be accepted as a necessary spend by fans who cannot go to the game. And there's a discussion about some of the best fans' chants with Ross Barkley's 'we've got a diamond called Ross Barkley' making the transfer from Everton to Villa, skipping over Chelsea in the process.3
Cutting Harry Maguire some slack and why not every player gets it
34:42On The Football Spin, Reuben Pinder, Noz Choudry and Paddy McKenna discuss the return this weekend of the Premier League after a bleak fortnight of international football. The panel review the history of the A23/Costa Coffee derby and try to get get to the bottom of how did a shit on the Crystal Palace dressing-room floor back in the day. Harry Maguire is being cut some slack now and it's clear to see that he needs it but why doesn't every player get afforded that? And Sean Dyche for England, sure why not?
England beat the best and should Ireland's Covid nightmare have implications for international football?
36:45Reuben Pinder, Si Lloyd, Paddy McKenna and Rob O'Hanrahan discuss the Nation's League games involving England and the Republic of Ireland. England beat the No.1 ranked team in the world, Belgium. For Ireland it was defeat in the Euros qualifier to Slovakia and a dull draw with Wales but the far bigger story was the spate of players who had to withdraw from the squad due to positive Covid tests. Could their experience this international break have implications for other national teams?
Who is to blame for United's fall from grace?
42:56On the Football Spin Reuben Pinder, Paddy McKenna and Noz Choudry discuss an extraordinary weekend of football where Manchester United were crushed 6-1 at home by Spurs, before seeing Liverpool hammered 7-2 by Aston Villa. Is anybody at United qualified to do their jobs asks Reuben Pinder? Noz Choudry and Paddy McKenna discuss if Liverpool's capitulation to Aston Villa is an anomaly or more sloppiness?
Ross Barkley's Villa redemption, United's transfer mess & why did Liverpool sell Rhian Brewster?
34:34On the Football Spin Paddy McKenna, Noz Choudry and Conan Doherty chat about the new order in the Premier League. An ordered transfer window for Everton, Villa, Wolves and Leeds has seen their stock rise. That's in sharp contrast with what Noz describes as 'a mess of a club', Man United. Conan talks about where Ross Barkley could fit in at Villa and Noz examines why Liverpool are willing to sell an exciting young attacker like Rhian Brewster.
Keane v Klopp - a footballing face-off for the ages
37:21The Football Spin with Paddy McKenna, Noz Choudry, Reuben Pinder and Si Lloyd discussed Jurgen Klopp calling out Roy Keane on Sky Sports. Noz described it as a WWE face-off and that we were all Jamie Carragher in that moment, saying absolutely nothing, just letting it all play out. Reuben spoke about how much he enjoyed seeing Keane 'shit his pants as soon as somebody tougher than him challenged him on something. There was also time to look at Mourinho's assertion that he can't pick his best team for the Carabao Cup with a Europa League game in two days time. Si Lloyd's solution - cancel the League Cup.
What will be the tipping point for Manchester United and Olé Gunnar Solskjaer?
44:34Manchester United will sell Chris Smalling to Roma this week or next, but shifting out the deadwood at the most successful club in the Premier League era, both in the dressing room and the board room is proving to be a huge task. Noz Choudry, Si Lloyd and Paddy McKenna examine the challenges that United face and ask if there's a tipping point for OGS, where the boom and bust cycle that he's had at the club will come to an end? And Reuben Pinder chats to Leeds United defender, Liam Cooper about life in the Premier League and how training under Marcelo Bielsa changed his life.
Frank Lampard and the Mark Hughes effect
46:39On The Football Spin Dion Fanning, Noz Choudry, Reuben Pinder, and Paddy McKenna talked about Liverpool v Chelsea and what the result means for Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard. He has spent a lot of money in the summer but his team were totally outclassed by Liverpool. How much time will Frank get before Roman Abramovich finger begins to get itchy? How good is Sadio Mané? Reuben Pinder suggests a Liverpool fan in 2017 had it right back then when he said he was the best player in at the club. There's time to discuss OGS and Dion Fanning describes a Manchester United strategy that seems to depend on hoping that it works out for club legend and all-round nice man Solskjaer.
Gareth Bale at the crossroads - football or golf?
30:32Dion Fanning, Paddy McKenna, and Reuben Pinder discuss Gareth Bale's latest golf course and his latest club as he jets in to rejoin Spurs. Dion suggests that making Gareth at home and getting him set-up at the nearest golf course is the right thing, to do make him feel at home. Reuben discusses Tim Sherwood's assessment of the Premier League as 'the toughest in the world' where players from 'foreign countries' might struggle to assimilate as Sergio Reguilon who plays in La Liga with Real Madrid takes a huge leap of faith.
Mourinho embraces the darkness again as Everton dazzle in James Rodriguez' reflected glow
51:20Noz Choudry, Paddy McKenna, Reuben Pinder and Dion Fanning discuss the opening weekend of the 20/21 Premier League season, where the standout fixture saw Everton beat Spurs 1-0. The panel discusses where this defeat leaves Jose Mourinho. Dion argues that there is nothing to commend José Mourinho to any club at this stage of his career and this could get quite sour quite quickly. Reuben suggests that the Spurs' documentary which gave viewers incredible insight into the mood of the team dressing room looks suggests it's only a matter of time before Daniel Levy will have to intervene. There's a chat about Arsenal's continued good form which is beginning to look like a revolution under Mikel Arteta. And there's an analysis of Virgil Van Dijk's form after another uncharacteristic mistake in the game against Leeds. In the transfer speculation lounge, Noz Choudry weighs up the prospects of Gareth Bale putting aside his golf clubs and taking up his place in the Old Trafford dressing room.