QWK KCKS: Speed It Up

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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: IN GOLF, IT WILL BE CLOSE. BUT THE EUROS WOULD TOTALLY BOSS A GAME OF FOOTBALL.

Rory McIlroy gets ready for the epic Ryder Cup showdown with Team America with a bit of keepy-uppy.

‘WHO NEEDS TROPHIES WHEN YOU’VE GOT PROFITS?’ IS A THING ALL THE ARSENAL FANS ARE DEFINITELY SAYING.

Arsenal president Ivan Gazidis talks about how Arsenal have stacks on deck (but won’t actually spend). // Arsenal.com

 

THE ANSWER TO EVERY QUESTION EVER ASKED IS ‘MORE TECHNOLOGY’, RIGHT?

The NFL is destroying soccer when it comes to using technology to get things right, which is important because soccer should care about the NFL. Totally. (WARNING: Do not read the comments. They are a disaster.) // CNN.com

 

WHAT’S BETTER THAN A BOWL OF CAP’N CRUNCH AND THE PREM ON THE TELEVISION? NOTHING, THAT’S WHAT.

European soccer fills that hole in your soul that you used to fill with cartoons when you were a kid. Disclosure: I wrote this. // Soccerlens
 

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PHOTO: OH, AMERICA. YOU’RE SO CLICHE. JUST PLAY WITH THE BEST TEAM WHY DON’T YOU?

Courtesy of ESPNFC, here’s a map of America’s favorite teams as determined by FIFA 12 play. What’s up North Dakota?
 

‘KERLON’ SOUNDED LIKE SOME WEIRD SYNTHETIC FIBER THEY MAKE TERRIBLE SHIRTS OUT OF ANYWAY.

Remember Kerlon? He invented the “seal dribble”, disappeared, and now he’s playing in Japan. In the third division. // 101GG

 

THE FIRST STEP DOWN A LONG ROAD. BRAVERY SHOULD NOT BE PUNISHED.

Quality soccer writer Leander Schaerlaekens profiled David Testo, the gay player who came out to the world last year, in an excellent long form piece. // SBNation

 

ARE YOU SURE YOU WANT TO CALL IT THAT? IT DIDN’T REALLY WORK OUT FOR COKE.

In praise of the Italian-Australians who helped Sydney lure Del Piero Down Under. Apparently the FFA call soccer “new football” down there. Really? // ESPNStar

 

AND THE SLOW PROCESS OF WRAPPING THIS UP AND MOVING ON BEGINS. SPEED IT UP.

The legacy of John Terry. Forever stained, like that one shirt you got spaghetti sauce on. // Bleacher Report

 

TODAY, WE CHARGE OFF INTO THE WEEKEND AT A BREAKNECK PACE, LEAVING BEHIND THE STRESSES OF WORK LIFE…I HAVE NO IDEA WHERE I’M GOING WITH THIS.

Happy Motherf&%@$% Friday, motherf&^@@(#@s. Follow us and like us and be happy.

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