Nessun Dorma podcast: World Cups, Oranje, Souness and football books

18 October 2023 09:22
The show about 1980s and 1990s football dives into Euro 88 and looks at Italia 90 and France 98 through a different lensAfter a couple of years out with booze-up-in-a-brewery issues, the Nessun Dorma podcast returns with some new voices and some new formats, but the same commitment to going long on an era when many English teams did just that.Martyn Ramsay takes on hosting duties, joined by regulars Gary Naylor and Rob Smyth and a series of guests, including Mike Gibbons, Mac Millings, Jonathan O’Brien and the Guardian’s own Jacob Steinberg.Each player can only be picked by one person. When Maradona has gone, he’s gone.It’s a reality draft, not a fantasy draft: players should be judged solely on their form during the tournament/season/era in question. So, at Italia 90, Salvatore Schillaci is good, Marco van Basten is very, very bad.The listeners vote on which team has won the draft. Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian