In the sixth episode of This Week In Soccer, we tackle three topics — namely (1) To what extent should new managers adapt their style to inherited personnel? (2) What place does negativity have in healthy coverage of sport?” and (3) Are leagues obligated to be transparent? And to the benefits of accountability offset sacrificing control and flexibility?

There’s a myriad of sub-topics discussed including specific examples of NASL (and their transparency, or lack thereof), as well as managers including Jose Mourinho, Rafa Benitez and more.

The guests on this week’s episode are:

Laurence McKenna (EPL Talk Podcast host)

Richard Farley (, and

Kartik Krishnaiyer (Senior Writer, World Soccer Talk).

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