OTP Podcast: Episode 22 – Spurs Spurned
Shooting practice with Danny Morphine
What. A. Week. As if all the drama at Eastlands and United’s training game at Arsenal wasn’t enough, it’s the Off The Post Podcast’s 50th show! We can only assume the powers that be at Premier League HQ anticipated such a momentous occasion and organised the fixtures accordingly. Elsewhere there’s a meteorological theme to show, as wind plays havoc at the Britannia and Alex goes off on a bizarre rant aimed towards a BBC weatherman.
Plus – just like everyone else on the planet (perhaps with the exception of Alan Pardew) – the Pod have succumbed to a highly contagious strain of African Cup of Nations fever. After a slight panic when he realised Wikipedia might have stayed offline, Alex is on hand to give us a full statistical lowdown on all 16 runners and riders in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea.
French fifth division side Sable-sur-Sathe prepared for the David and Golliath cup tie against Paris Saint Germain the only way they knew how – by chasing chickens. Steve Kean is said to be furious that his patented training techniques have been stolen, and is consulting his lawyers.
Norweigan television appears to have based its entertainment ouput purely on Takeshi’s Castle style carnage. Not content with mildly electrocuting mid 90’s legends Jan Aage Fjortoft and Claus Lundekvaam, football show ‘Golden Goals’ has now introduced zorb football.
When things are kicking off in the Mexican Apertura, referee Antonio Rodriguez earns himself a suspension for “showboating” after finding a novel way to discipline players whilst also bringing a smile to their faces.
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