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Racism rears its head plus Pellegrini’s poor preparation

Gab Marcotti and Natalie Sawyer are joined by Paul Joyce, Alan Smith and former Chelsea winger and award-winning author Paul Canoville after FA Cup 4th round weekend.

Millwall shock Everton but events off the pitch overshadow that achievement, with racist chants heard in the stands. What can be done to counteract this behaviour?

On the pitch, the pressure ramps up on Marco Silva with many questioning Everton’s character. And there’s further embarrassment for West Ham who are dumped out of the cup by League One AFC Wimbledon. There are scathing words for Pellegrini’s preparation and that amateur Arnautovic video.

Plus find out why it’s beyond idiotic to criticise Mauricio Pochettino. And there’s the story of when Gab Marcotti met Cactus Jack somewhere private.


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 2019-01-28  40m