In this episode, Ian is joined by Stadio’s Ryan Hunn to chat about France’s Ballon d’Or dream team—which selections they agree with and who they feel missed out (01:15). Next, in the wake of Lucien Favre’s sacking from Dortmund, Ian gives insight into what it’s like for a player during a managerial change at a club (17:34), and flowers are given to Scott Parker and Ademola Lookman for a great turnaround in performances at Fulham (32:53). There are also flowers for Ralph Hasenhüttl, whose Southampton side visits Arsenal (37:24). Lastly, Ian gives his thoughts on the current situation at Arsenal (42:01).
Playing Through Managerial Change, Thoughts on Arsenal, and the Ballon d’Or Dream Team
Ian and Ryan also give flowers to Scott Parker, Ademola Lookman, and Ralph Hasenhüttl
Bryan and David are joined by The Ringer’s Brian Phillips to discuss his upcoming podcast ‘22 Goals’ surrounding the men’s World Cup