QWK KCKS: Low Cut French Friday

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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: REAL BETIS HAS A MUTANT TREE MAN FOR A MASCOT.
His name is Palmerin, and he’s really happy Betis just scored. Also, he used to look a lot more like a celery stalk. (REUTERS)

 

EVERYTHING HAS A NAME THESE DAYS. THIS IS ‘PHOTOBOMBING’ APPARENTLY.
Carlito and the photobomb “fad”, a story of a man making a funny face in the background of a photograph. // Dirty Tackle

 

LUCKILY NEITHER OF THESE TEAMS ARE THAT POPULAR. EXCUSE ME WHILE I RUN AWAY QUICKLY.
Who’s got jokes? These guys. I have to admit I chuckled. // Avoiding the Drop

 

THAT’S 2.5 MILLION YANKS LAUGHING AT FERNANDO TORRES. OUCH.
The ratings for Manchester United-Cheslea from Sunday, including the Fox tape-delayed version, weren’t too shabby. // EPL Talk

 

PHOTO: CANTONA’S CLEAVAGE.
King Eric is acting in a new play in the north of France, giving me an excuse to post this photo. What can I say, the guy is interesting looking. (GETTY IMAGES)

 

LIAR LIAR PANTS ON FIRE.
Sir Alex is so wonderfully juvenile for a respected aged gentleman. He didn’t like what Owen Hargreaves claimed about United’s medical staff, not one little bit. // CaughtOffside

 

THE PERILS OF USING TEMPLATES.
Whoever put together Chelsea’s team sheet for their Carling Cup clash with Fulham had a pretty bad day. // Off the Post

 

IT’S A FINE LINE BETWEEN TACKY AND RETRO.
San Jose Earthquakes fans get a free throwback Quakes shirt – from the era of George Best – for buying 2012 season tickets. I’d wear it. // San Jose Earthquakes

 

FLASHBACK: FERNANDO IS DIAGNOSED WITH IS DEBILITATING DISEASE.
If you read QWK KCKS, you know that Torres has the dreaded clownfoot. It seems to have progressed since he contracted it last year. This would be horrible if you suffer from coulrophobia. // Studs Up

 

ASKING QUESTIONS THAT DON’T HAVE ANSWERS.
Getting to the bottom of the Red Bull disaster. Special note: New York has sold out one game this year. // Bleacher Report

 

FINALLY, FOOTBALL AND FREEDOM FOR FANATICS.
When in doubt, use alliteration. That’s what I do. Check KCKRS out on Twitter and Facebook, won’t you?

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