With Geordies on the horizon and 5-2 scorelines rattling round our brains, we journey up the A1 to chat about Newcastle as a club. How do we feel about them and are we more similar than we’d care to admit? And just imagine if we’d signed Alan Shearer. The Quiz returns with Michael’s groundbreaking visual quiz on an audio medium, Alex Bruce’s Price is Right.
It was Alan Smith all over: winding up opponents, getting them worried, seizing on their mistakes. But what followed fifteen minutes later was all about Smith, too.
A year on from our previous conversation (episodes 53 and 54), in this episode we catch up with LUTV commentator Bryn Law. He tells us about his experience of lockdown, the promotion party at Elland Road, and THAT goal by Pablo. Look out for part 2 in The Extra Ball episode 89.
Personally, tactically, against their individual opponents, against the ball or the pitch or fate, Leeds United always have challenges. But this squad, in Bielsa's phrase, always has resources to recover.