Richard Farley joins for a special episode of the EPL Talk Podcast focused on the news this week that Microsoft has acquired Skype for $8.5 billion. For those of you wondering what this news has to do with soccer, you’ll want to listen to the episode to better understand how the acquisition will create waves in the soccer podcast world which could have damaging effects on soccer fans worldwide who consume podcasts on a regular basis.

In addition to the technology news, Richard and co-host Laurence McKenna discuss some of the Premier League storylines of the week including Liverpool’s continued impressive form.