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PHOTO: HOW FORTUNATE THAT HIS BALDNESS ALLOWS HIM TO DISPLAY HIS PASSION.
Being bald is awesome! It means you can get the Athletic Bilbao red-and-white stripes on your gigantic forehead while partying in Bucharest! (AP Photo)
SCREENSHOTS ARE TO VIDEO GAMES PHOTOS ARE TO NEW CARS.
Meaning, you have no idea how good a thing it’s going to be, but images are enough to get you really excited. So here you go, teasers from FIFA 13. // The Offside Rules
EUROPA LEAGUE FINALE IS SPAIN. IS ARGENTINA. IS FUTBOL.
Gabrielle Marcotti on the tale of the two coaches who will be on the touchlines for today’s Europa League final in Bucharest. // Wall Street Journal
HERE YOU GO, AMERICA. HERE’S ALL THE ENGLISH SOCCER YOU COULD WANT. SEE YOU DON’T O.D.
Fox’s gimmicky “Survival Sunday” has a schedule. Now I have find the SPEED channel on my cable system. // Fox News Latino
PHOTO: IS THAT A HAT OR ARE YOU JUST HAPPY TO BE IN ROMANIA?
Bilbao fans are the best. Is it 1965? (Getty Images)
TURKISH SOCCER IS THE CRAZIEST OF THE SOCCERS.
Despite the club itself facing no penalties, Fenerbahce is threatening to pull out of the Süper Lig because some of the club’s executives were implicated in match-fixing. // Bloomberg
FINALLY, AN ANSWER TO THE IMPORTANT QUESTION, ‘WHICH GROUND WOULD BEST FIT YOUR TWITTER FOLLOWING?’
Mine is Highbury (no not that Highbury), home of Fleetwood Town FC. I wonder what happens if you have more than 100k followers… // The Bootiful Game
REAL SUPPORTERS DON’T SIT DOWN. SO TAKE THE SEATS OUT ALREADY.
The Timbers Army trust is actively pushing for terracing in the group’s section of Jeld-Wen Field. // Prost Amerika
PHOTO: AMSTERDAM’S EXCHANGE HAS A GONG. THAT’S WAY BETTER THAN A STUPID BELL.
Everybody that has rung the bell at the New York Stock Exchange is now jealous of Ajax manager Frank de Boer. (Reuters)
AMERICANS ARE INFILTRATING EUROPE. THE SECRET PLAN IS WORKING. I MEAN, WHAT?
Meet Pikai Henkel, the American kid lighting it up for PSG’s U-17 team. // Top Drawer Soccer
HATERS GON’ HATE. HATERS OF HATERS GON’ WATCH SOME SOCCER.
Guess what, American haters of the world’s game? We don’t need you anymore. Have fun being dumb, we have lots of soccer to watch. // Bleacher Report
RAISE YOUR HAND IF YOU WANT MARCELO BIELSA TO COACH YOUR TEAM. IF YOU DON’T HAVE YOUR HAND UP, YOU’RE MAD.