QWK KCKS: Chomp Chomp Chomp

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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: ANDREW JACOBSON AS TRAVIS BICKLE.
FC Dallas fell to the New York Red Bulls in the MLS playoffs last night, but at least Andrew Jacobson reminded people of Robert DeNiro in Taxi Driver. (Getty Images)

 

LET’S ALL STARE AT THE AUSSIES FOR A BIT.
Australia is talking about pro/rel, because the AFC is making demands. Behold the chances that a B-League might work. // Avoiding the Drop

 

NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE VALUE OF A HEADSTART.
The Red Bulls were pimping their October 30th match with LA before they knew if it would actually happen. Now that they do, they get the last laugh. // Dirty Tackle

 

SOLIDARITY IS GREAT. EXCEPT, YOU KNOW, WHEN THERE’S RACISM ON THE TABLE.
AVB dedicated Chelsea’s League Cup win over Everton to John Terry. Not exactly necessary, or completely advisable, but whatever. Does little Terry need a hug? // Soccernet

 

PHOTO: ‘THIS IS HOW I WILL EAT YOU. RAWWWWRRR.’
Luis Suarez says chompchompchomp goal chompchompchomp. (Reuters)

 

OF SLIGHTLY BETTER, BUT STILL VERY TERRIBLE, ALTERNATIVES.
RFK is a dump that costs too much to rent. Could DC United play at the University of Maryland’s Byrd Stadium? They could, but ugh, seriously. // Soccer Insider

 

THIS GUY GOT AROUND MORE THAN CARMEN SANDIEGO.
The curious case of Blagoje Vidinić, a Yugoslavian goalkeeper who played in America, coached in Africa and played a role in the dawn of the new FIFA back in the 70′s. // Pitch Invasion

 

QUICK, TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS BEFORE THEY FIGURE OUT HOW SOCCER WORKS.
Vegas does soccer, has it a bit wrong. If you had put a bet down on New York last night, you’d be sitting pretty. // RSL Soapbox

 

PHOTO: UP HIGH, DOWN LOW, TOO SLOW.
Milan’s Kevin-Prince Boateng and Antonio Nocerino celebrate a goal with strange dap-plus-bowing ritual.

 

PUPPY ON THE PITCH PRESENTS PROBLEMATIC POSTING.
The cutest pitch invasion ever happened in the Copa Sudamericana, created unnecessary blogger angst. Most things are Deadspin’s fault. // Unpro Foul

 

WHATEVER YOU DO, STAY AWAY FROM HIS TWITTER ACCOUNT.
You can point and laugh at Robbie Savage busting his nose on “Strictly Come Dancing” because he’s annoying enough for it to be okay. // Kickette

 

FEEL SAD FOR POOR DAVID MOYES.
Poor, poor, poor, poor, poor David Moyes. He just can’t hold onto the good ones. // Bleacher Report

 

ONLY SEVERAL GHOSTS OF VARIOUS COLORS CAN STOP US AND LUIS SUAREZ.
Follow us, we know the way to the other side of the maze. You’ll like us when we tell you where you can find super pellets. They help you eat the ghosts and move like a Dirk Kuyt running mad, which is the only kind of running Dirk Kuyt does.

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