SPA Daily Pod: January 6th

On the Wednesday edition of the Set Piece Analysts Podcast, Brian, Kartik and Johnathan discuss:

1) FIFPro came out on Tuesday with another statement in favor of the MLSPA. We discuss this second statement from FIFPro, the lack of MLS’s response, will the players strike or lockout, and when will FIFA step in?

2) Portsmouth failed to meet their own deadline to pay players for yet another month. We talk about our general thoughts on the matter and if they deserve to be relegated? If so, how far down should Portsmouth go?

3) Brian breaks down some of the bigger games in Italy on Wednesday and talks about why games are being played on January 6th.

4) The Carling Cup was postponed due to weather. Johnathan gives his thoughts on what the potential implication could be this weekend with more severe winter weather on the way.

5) Aris has confirmed it’s loan bid for Freddy Adu. The entire panel looks at what could be his last chance.

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SPA Daily Pod: January 6th