Episode 57 — They Drive On The Wrong Side Of The Road

The Knittel brothers discuss Bristol City’s cup run, quirky scheduling in MLS & EPL, distracting sideline boards, and more.

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Stories & topics discussed in this episode:
Segment 1
- Is Klopp a good manager? (https://twitter.com/bet365/status/944321161403535360)
- De Gea best Premier League player of 2017? (http://www.skysports.com/football/news/29328/11178378/graeme-souness-picks-his-best-premier-league-player-of-2017)
- Bristol City are on quite the run in the League Cup (https://twitter.com/paddypower/status/943766774973124609)

Segment 2
- Paul Clement sacked by Swansea City (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/football/2017/12/20/swansea-city-sack-manager-paul-clement/)
- Suspensions carrying over from league to cup competitions and vice versa
- EPL & MLS schedules not balanced like the rest of Europe

Segment 3
- Leverkusen manager with a dive (https://www.reddit.com/r/soccer/comments/7l3omf/leverkusen_coach_heiko_herrlich_dives_in_the/)
- Distracting sideline boards (https://www.facebook.com/fcbayern.en/videos/1795194823884917/)
- NISA — the new 3rd division in US soccer — eliminates expansion fees and territory exclusivity (http://midfieldpress.com/2017/12/21/nisa-eliminates-expansion-fees-territory-exclusivity-in-an-effort-to-create-open-system-pro-soccer-in-the-usa/)

Others mentioned
- Van Dijk signed with Liverpool for $100MM