Weekend Wrap – 2016-11-30

Ian and Phil react to all of the football action from around the globe this past weekend. Amongst many topics, the boys discuss Diego Simeone and his future with Athletico Madrid, RB Leipzig at the top of the Bundesliga table, Philippe Coutinho’s injury, Antonio Conte’s influence on Chelsea’s terrific form, and Mourinho’s problems at Man U. They also touch on the football sex abuse scandal broken open by Danny Taylor from the Guardian.

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Klinsmann Sacked!

We welcome our new co-host – former St. Pauli, Hamburger SV and US international, current Fox Sports and Yes Network commentator Ian Joy. Ian and Phil discuss the dismissal of USMNT Head Coach/Technical Director Jurgen Klinsmann after 5 tumultuous years on the job. The boys also discuss the results from all of the big matches that took place around the world over the weekend.

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Ray Wilkins

Our newest regular contributor, the legendary Ray Wilkins, joins the show to discuss all of the latest happenings in the Premier League. The former England national, shares his brilliant thoughts about the teams at the top of the table as well as the struggling Leicester City side.

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Manchester United Weekly Show #8

Phil and Martin are back together again to breakdown Manchester United’s game against Swansea and to preview the upcoming match with Arsenal. The boys also discuss the latest team news, including the status with Luke Shaw. To submit a question for our next United weekly show, visit our Facebook page and post it on our wall or tweet it to @beyondthepitch on Twitter.

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Mark Ogden’s View of Manchester

Phil is joined by Mark Ogden, Chief Football Correspondent for The Independent to discuss the latest from Manchester. He lends his insight about the situation in the United camp, with reported tension between Jose Mourinho and some of his squad. With Wayne Rooney being told by Mou that he should look elsewhere for regular playing time, is the skipper exploring his options away from Old Trafford? What’s going on with Henrikh Mkhitaryan? Mark gives us his view about all of the goings on behind the scenes at MUFC and also discusses what’s happening on the blue side of the city and discusses Klopp’s Liverpool side and their recent form.
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