SHOCKING (but expected?) Managerial SACKINGS: The HISTORY Behind Graham Potter’s & Brendan Rodgers FIRINGS

In episode #241, we dive deep into the world of football management, discussing the recent firings of Rodgers and Potter from Leicester City and Chelsea, respectively. We explore their backgrounds, coaching styles, and the challenges they faced during their tenures.

We also examine the impressive performance of Manchester City in their recent match against Liverpool and how Pep Guardiola has adapted the 1930s Herbert Chapman strategy, the WM formation. We delve into the struggles of Liverpool and Manchester United, as well as the continued success of Arsenal and Newcastle.

Additionally, we discuss the relegation battle, highlighting the performances of Leicester, Crystal Palace, Nottingham Forest, Bournemouth, and Fulham, and touch on the fluctuating quality of Southampton’s play.

Finally, we discuss the state of West Ham and their struggle to create enough opportunities on the field, as well as previewing the upcoming midweek matches and their potential implications on the league standings. Join us for an in-depth analysis of the beautiful game and its ever-changing landscape!



00:00 – Sacking Managers in Football

03:33 – Graham Potter’s Journey to Premier League

11:18 – Football Management

12:16 – British Soccer Identity & Ambition

16:20 – The Decline of Leicester City Football

23:22 – Pep Guardiola digging in the crates with the WM Formation

25:17 – Pure Manchester City Football

30:19 – Liverpool’s Struggles and Arsenal’s Title Push

36:29 – Arsenal’s Narrative

44:50 – Chelsea Quality Players, but Moments Aren’t Enough

45:42 – The Relegation Battle and Quality Players

55:05 – Relegation & European Battle for Survival

[01:07:40] – Happy Birthday to an old friend


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By Laurent Courtines

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