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Managing Madrid Podcast: How good was Higuain? Plus a deep-dive on the 2008 - 2009 season with special focus on a thrilling game

The historical segment is back

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On this episode of the Managing Madrid Podcast, Kiyan Sobhani and Matt Wiltse discuss:

  • Why we chose to cover a very specific game in the 2008 - 2009 season
  • Why we need to keep Footbalia alive
  • A thorough 2008 - 2009 background check
  • Bernd Schuster’s death sentence quote
  • Juande Ramos
  • Gonzalo Higuan’s: how good was he and what was he good at?
  • Gabriel Heinze — underrated as a CB?
  • Fernando Gago, a thorough analysis
  • Nearly a decade of bad midfielders
  • Michel Salgado on his last legs
  • A classic Pepe moment
  • Raul Gonzalez’s performance and decline
  • Arjen Robben
  • Rafael Van der Vaart
  • And more.

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Hosts this week:

Matt Wiltse (@MattWiltse4)

Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo)

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