Could you do your job so poorly that you make it impossible to get fired? Probably not, but then again, you’re not Rudi Garcia.Continue reading “Unbreakable Rudi”
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Podcast: Episode 11 – A Grinchy Lyonnais Christmas
Gather around the hearth, bring all the mulled wine you can carry—you will need the booze, trust us—because the Lyon Offside team is back with some depressing Christmas-time crisis stories. Join Arianna (@AScavs), Nicholas (@NicholasMamo) and Sam (@OZOL1950) as they break down the current impasse at Lyon.
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Jeff’s New Team vs. Jeff’s Old Team: Lyon vs. Angers Preview
Arguably, the battle between these two teams has already been fought. Lyon and Angers spent all of last week in negotiations over Jeff Reine-Adélaïde, former Arsenal reject turned Angers phenom. The final sticking point was whether The Jeffster could play against Lyon on Friday.
The answer was soundly no. Angers – also known as the French Juventus – did not feel like getting scored upon by a player who was just in their jersey a few days ago.
Friday, August 16th, 2019
Parc OL, Lyon
2:45 PM EST (20:45 CET)
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Lyon’s Transfer Window Swan Song
On Monday, new sporting director Juninho Pernambucano opened the door for another transfer – a necessary postscript to a busy and expensive transfer window. Who is Lyon’s Mister X? If you know, maybe let Juninho in on the secret, because he remains on the look-out for the perfect complement to Sylvinho’s squad.
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Podcast: Episode 8 – Preseason Panic Meter
Four losses in five preseason games isn’t quite the auspicious start to the Sylvinho era that we all had in mind. With the season opener against Monaco just days away, the Lyon Offside crew wonders is it too soon to panic? Nick (@NicholasMamo) and Rabeeta (@OffsideBeet) are troubled by the tactics they’re seeing from the new coaching staff, and Sam (@OZOL1950) wonders why the players have been struggling with even the basics; meanwhile Arianna (@AScavs) thinks everyone needs to chill out until the real games get underway.
Have a listen below and let us know who you think has it right! You will also find timestamps for specific topics if you’d like to jump around. If there are any topics you’d like us to cover, just tweet at any one of us, or you can send us an email at LyonOffside@gmail.com.Continue reading “Podcast: Episode 8 – Preseason Panic Meter”