Colin Bell, Cup semis and the Trippier Tapes – Football Weekly Extra | Football

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The pod discuss the two Carabao Cup semi-finals, which saw Manchester City and Spurs make it past Manchester United and Brentford, respectively.

We look at Ralph Hasenhüttl’s Southampton triumph over Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool, and peer beneath the surface of champions’ minor slump, which has left them languishing at the top of the table.

There’s a tribute to City legend Colin Bell, an in-depth tactical analysis of the false nine, a comparison of the motivational talents of Phil Neville and David Brent, a look at Covid woes in the WSL, and a semi-staged reading of the Trippier Tapes.

Manchester United v Manchester City - Carabao Cup Semi Final<br>MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JANUARY 06: Manchester City players  walk out in tribute No 8 shirts in honor of Colin Bell prior to the Carabao Cup Semi Final match between Manchester United and Manchester City at Old Trafford on January 06, 2021 in Manchester, England. The match will be played without fans, behind closed doors as a Covid-19 precaution. (Photo by Matt McNulty - Manchester City/Manchester City FC via Getty Images)

Photograph: Matt McNulty – Manchester City/Manchester City FC/Getty Images

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