Episode 62 — I’m Not A Bird Connoisseur

The Knittel brothers discuss Beckham finally getting his MLS team in Miami, Leeds United’s awful crest, Zidane on the hot seat, and more.

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Stories & topics discussed in this episode:
Segment 1
– North American World Cup bid issues (http://www.philly.com/philly/sports/soccer/20180123_ap_021a55b3ac01420bb97820302b76447b.html)
– MLS officially back in Miami (https://www.si.com/soccer/2018/01/24/miami-mls-expansion-franchise-david-beckham-stadium)
– Tabla transferred from Montreal Impact to FC Barcelona (https://www.mlssoccer.com/post/2018/01/25/montreal-impact-transfer-ballou-tabla-fc-barcelona)

Segment 2
– Dropping concession prices resulted in more sales for Atlanta teams (https://twitter.com/darrenrovell/status/956527661563764736)
– Leeds United unveiled a new crest and then took it back after negative reaction (https://twitter.com/LUFC/status/956134990638596097)
– Alexis Sanchez unveiling video (https://youtu.be/oNPbJOsVMMo)
– Sanchez missed a drug test because of the move too (https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jan/26/aleixs-sanchez-missed-drug-test-arsenal-arsene-wenger-manchester-united)

Segment 3
– Neymar or Hazard to Real Madrid this summer (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/football/2018/01/25/psg-insist-neymar-will-not-move-bernabeu-raising-spectre-fresh/)
– Zidane on the hot seat (https://www.si.com/soccer/2018/01/25/under-pressure-real-madrid-boss-zinedine-zidane-admits-job-isnt-secure-after-copa-del-rey-exit)
– Soccer commentary in different languages for the domestic league has different interpretations (https://www.theguardian.com/football/these-football-times/2018/jan/25/italian-football-premier-league-serie-a-language)

Others mentioned
– USMNT vs Bosnia Match
– Phil Neville appointed Manager of English Women’s team without any experience (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/football/2018/01/25/phil-neville-given-england-women-job-applicants-pulled-race/)