SOMEWHAT bizarrely, the biggest talking point from this week’s Carabao Cup action (aside from the draw) seems to be the state of the ball.
Not since the Jabulani caused a stir at the South African World Cup has there been such a racket caused by the match day sphere.
According to Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola and Yaya Toure, the ball was too light and a major factor as to why they struggled against Championship leaders Wolves.
When I first heard the comments, I thought they were ridiculous. However, later that day I reflected on what I’d seen at Ashton Gate...
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