Episode 73 — On The Hole

The Knittel brothers discuss FIFA proposals, UEFA Champions League, CONCACAF Champions League, and more.

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Stories & topics discussed in this episode:
Segment 1
- FIFA was offered $25 billion for control of Club World Cup & new global nations league (https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/09/sports/soccer/fifa-club-world-cup.html)
- Possible World Cup 2022 expansion to 48 teams (https://apnews.com/90e1c9392f3e4115a45cb102ad77f90b)

Segment 2
- UEFA Champion's League was pretty dull... JK
* City v Liverpool highlights (https://www.foxsports.com/soccer/video/1207786563961)
* Roma v Barca highlights (https://www.foxsports.com/soccer/video/1207756867584)
* Madrid v Juve highlights (https://www.foxsports.com/soccer/video/1208448579882)
- Barca's season legendary if they go undefeated in La Liga but "only" win La Liga & Copa del Rey? (http://www.espn.com/soccer/club/barcelona/83/blog/post/3398993/barcelona-unbeaten-streak-second-best-la-liga-can-they-surpass-real-sociedad)
- Champions League & Europa League draws (https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/apr/13/champions-league-draw-liverpool-real-madrid-roma-bayern-munich-semi-finals & http://punchng.com/europa-league-semi-final-draw/)

Segment 3
- CONCACAF Champions League recap (http://www.espn.com/soccer/concacaf-champions-league/0/blog/post/3452553/chivas-heroic-in-reaching-concacaf-champions-league-final-while-america-stumble)
- Should MLS Adopt 50+1 rule of ownership? (https://mlsmultiplex.com/2018/04/06/us-soccer-adopting-germany-501-rule-necessity/)

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