The Football Round Up – Rangers go 19 clear, Lampard in trouble and Ronaldo surpasses Pele
It’s the first episode of 2021! Jack Donnelly is joined by Struan Garvie, Graeme Sinclair and Jamie Mcintosh to discuss the biggest football news from Scotland, England and the wider footballing world.
This week’s Big Question has the boys reminiscing of the funniest goals that they’ve seen their teams concede – Hearts’ bizarre offside free-kick routine against Rangers, Chicharito’s bizarre debut goal against Chelsea and Cammy Bell’s gaffe in the playoff final between Motherwell and Rangers all get mentioned here.
With an Old Firm playing out over the weekend, there was always going to be plenty to talk about in our Scottish coverage! The panel chats about Rangers’ 1-0 win to leave therm 19 points clear at the top, David Martindale’s influence at Livingston as they made it seven wins from seven under his management and Celtic’s post-derby jaunt to Dubai… in a global pandemic…
Frank Lampard dominated the discussions during our Premier League coverage, with the Chelsea manager facing plenty of pressure after his side’s 3-1 loss to Manchester City at Stamford Bridge. There was also time to discuss a turnaround in Arsenal’s fortunes, whether or not Manchester United are in the title race and why Marcelo Bielsa is being put under the magnifying glass every weekend.
In Last Ditch Challenge, the team discusses Cristiano Ronaldo being two goals away from being the all-time leading goalscorer at club level, Bayern’s impressive mentality after going behind in their eighth consecutive match and a very interesting title race in Italy.