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Rant Cast 338 – Specialist in Failure

May 1, 2018 Tags: The Pod No comments
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So it is goodbye to the specialist in failure who signed off at Old Trafford with … another failure. This time it was close, with Arsenal’s youngsters giving a good account of themselves until Marouane Fellaini’s injury-time winner. How fitting victory should come in Fergie-time, with Sir Alex leading the pre-match ceremonies.

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Rant Cast 336 – Handing City the title on a plate

April 18, 2018 Tags: The Pod 1 comment
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Well that was good, wasn’t it? After last week’s comeback victory over Manchester City at the Etihad, Jose Mourinho’s handed the Blues the Premier League title by losing to West Brom. The worst team in the league. At home. Again. It sucks and so did most of United’s players.

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Rant Cast 334 – And we’re back!

April 6, 2018 Tags: The Pod 2 comments
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It’s been a long time coming but Rant Cast is finally back on air. Having recovered from a bout of suspicious poisoning that kept him on the sidelines for a month, Paul is ready to take on the challenge of not laughing at Ed’s bad jokes or responding to the many hot takes. Paul has much praise for the glorious leader Vladimir Putin.

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Rant Cast 332 – Betting it all on the cup

February 20, 2018 Tags: The Pod No comments
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Another challenging week José Mourinho’s side: a crushing defeat at Newcastle followed by victory over Huddersfield in the cup. Defeat in the north east drags United further into a five-way race for Champions League qualification, although a place in the FA Cup quarter-final comes with a favourable home draw.

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Oh José, where art thou?

February 11, 2018 Tags: , Reads 10 comments
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Football is a simple game, former England striker Gary Lineker once said in a quip about the Germans always winning. So why does José Mourinho find it so complicated? More than 18 months into the job he always wanted, Mourinho has created an expensively assembled collection of individuals. The team is perpetually over the horizon.

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Rant Cast 331 – Dogs Dinner of a Banner

February 7, 2018 Tags: The Pod 3 comments
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From a sound beating at Wembley to a safe victory at Old Trafford, it has been a mixed past week for Jose Mourinho’s side. Ed & Paul look back on defeat to Tottenham in north London and ask, “was that the worst defeat under Mourinho?” United gained some redemption with a solid, if not wholly impressive, win over Huddersfield in Manchester.

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