Jun 13th, 2020
It’s do or die for both Argentina and the USSR as they face off in Naples – home of Diego Maradona – as early elimination beckons for whoever loses after they both suffered shock defeats in their respective opening matches at Italia ‘90. The Argentine and Neapolitan hero is never far from controversy and today is no different as yet another ‘handy’ intervention helps his team overcome a sticky situation. And while we’re focusing on cheats; today’s topic for discussion is shithousery. The 1990 World Cup had its fair share of cheating, diving, whinging, time wasting, hacking and niggling. But who was the King of the Shithouses?
HOST: Mark Godfrey
GUESTS: Rob Smyth (The Guardian, Nessun Dorma podcast), Sid Lambert (Proper Football on Twitter, Planet Football)
MUSIC: UV Protection