Transfer Talk
Transfer Talk
Jan 20, 2019
The rise of Man City: Why the takeover hinged on Robinho, holding talks with John Terry and the pursuit of Jose Mourinho
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Former Manchester City chief executive Garry Cook sits down with Sky Sports News reporter Dharmesh Sheth to talk through the rise of the club. Cook discusses the early financial troubles during his tenure and the arrival of multi-billionaire owner Sheikh Mansour. Cook reveals all the details behind City’s mega signings, from Robinho to Yaya Toure, and what happened during talks with John Terry. He also explains how they looked at bringing in Jose Mourinho to the Etihad and why Pep Guardiola was always in their sights.
Ranks FC
Ranks FC
Ranks FC
Ranking Post-Lockdown Football Dreams
On Monday, the UK announced its roadmap towards a world without lockdowns, a world which screams to us - full stadiums and football as we love it. It's not quite a global movement yet, but a glut of vaccines means that wherever you are, it feels like the moment is coming where we can look to an open sky once more. Never again will we take a trip to a new ground or to see the players we love, for granted. With all that in mind, we thought we'd talk about our post-lockdown football dreams and what they might be like - and there's a lot going on here. From VAR decisions we don't understand to train journeys around the country; from trips abroad to stadiums we're gasping to experience to shared moments with our mates; seeing unique players in the flesh and enjoying a sense of community wherever you're watching the game. These are what we can't wait for, but we hope they'll inspire your own dreams about the beautiful game as well. In a particularly harmonious episode, Things We Love covers the Fantasy PL leak that has wound up Aston Villa, Bayern-conquering Eintracht Frankfurt's march into the top four, and the record of Villarreal's Gerard Moreno, who NEEDS to be on the plane in Spain's squad for EURO 2020 (2021). There's a Melon of the Week too, and Sam ranks things that should be easy, but are actually hard - ending in a lesson on how not to whistle. It's Ranks!   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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