QWK KCKS: A Big Enough Window

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Written By Chris Azzopardi

QWK KCKS is our way of helping you get your day started with a refreshing blast of football culture right in your face.

 

PHOTO: INDIA’S FOOTBALL FUTURE.
I think it’s pretty clear at this point that the national team of India is actually Argentina. (REUTERS)

 

THE ODOR IN THE AIR IS THE NEW COACH SMELL.
Everything – EVERYTHING – at USMNT camp in LA is about the new guy in charge. Klinsmannia. // Daily Soccer Fix

 

SCREW IT. GO FOR THE ‘FREDDIE MERCURY CIRCA 1981′ JOEY.
Joey, oh Joey, why must you allow the hair growing from your upper lip to go unshaven? // Kickette

 

SIGN HIM UP. SMALL SPANISH GUYS ARE IN THESE DAYS.
If there’s a more fitting team for major-less golfer Sergio Garcia to train with than the New England Revolution, I don’t know who it is… That photo is annoying. // Major League Soccer

 

VIDEO: THIS IS WHY HE’S ON TV, HE’S A WORDSMITH.
Yakubu. Windows. On the fly metaphor about Yakubu and windows. Jim White, ladies and gentlemen. (YouTube)

 

STEP ONE, PLAY FOOTBALL. STEP TWO, ??? STEP THREE, PROFIT.
Manchester United hits record profits, has slightly less debt than before. // CaughtOffside

 

THE FUTURE IS HERE. AND IT COMBINES FOOTBALL AND PRODUCE.
Shopping carts (trolleys, whatever) with iPad docks so you can watch Sky Go while shopping. Proximity sensors will keep you from killing grannies. // Engadget

 

YOU THINK YOU KNOW STOKE, BUT YOU DON’T KNOW STOKE AT ALL.
Why reputation gets in the way of properly appreciating the Potters. // When Saturday Comes

 

PHOTO: AWWWKKKKKWAAAAARD.
At a Uefa coaching forum in Nyon, they made Arsene sit next to Sir Alex. Seems cruel and unusual. (GETTY IMAGES)

 

PRETTY SOON, THIS WILL BE IT’S OWN GENRE ON ITUNES. FOOTBALL-HOP. OR SOMETHING.
Another footballer making music. Say hello to Paul Hall, former Portsmouth striker, and his hip-hop group SKO (or don’t, we won’t blame you.) // Off the Post

 

WAIT. DID I MISS SOMETHING? IS 2011 OVER ALREADY?
Looking ahead to 2012 and all the wonderful things we can expect for MLS. // BleachRep

 

THE WINDOW IS CLOSED. HOPEFULLY YOU DIDN’T CATCH A COLD FROM THE DRAFT.
Time for a bit of recuperation. Get yourself a nice cocktail and a comfortable seat, then kick back and enjoy all the mellifluence of KCKRS. Do it on Twitter. Do it on Facebook. Do it because it needs to be done.

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