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PHOTO: THE PLACEMENT OF KNEES IS OF UTMOST CONCERN. SERIOUSLY, BE CAREFUL.
Napile! Napopile! Na-pile-i! All of those suck! (AP Photo)
THE BEATLES WERE TERRIBLE FOOTBALL FANS. JUST TERRIBLE.
Someone should tell McCartney that he’s required to choose a club, Liverpool or Everton. Totally cheating by saying he supports both. // IBWM
NOTE TO SELF: DO NOT PLAY FOOTBALL IN SUPERMARKETS. EVEN IF IT’S REALLY FUN.
Playing football in the aisles of a supermarket is criminal mischief and will get you arrested. Okay, you probably have to do some other bad stuff, too. // This Is South Wales
I WAS JUST THINKING THAT IT WAS ABOUT TIME WE HAD A MYRIAD.
A myriad of reasons why great teams decline into not-great teams from the first person from whom you’d want to receive it. // Jonathan Wilson at The Guardian
PHOTO: WITH THESE BOOTS, YOU CAN REALLY UNLEASH THE BEHEADINGS.
There’s a decent chance that KCKRS’ own Keith Hickey is in the background of this photo from the adidas launch of the new Predator Lethal Zones. I bet he comes back with an accent. (Getty Images)
MUSIC BREAK. BECAUSE SOMETIMES YOU CAN HAVE TOO MUCH INDIE ROCK. MORE THAN SOMETIMES, REALLY.
This isn’t exactly a “Keith is away, so I’ll jam my opinion into the music thing” thing, but it is a recommendation. Kwame Darko is a former University of Maryland player and a damn fine hip hop musician. So listen to his new hotness. (Get it on iTunes)
RESOLUTE IN THE FACE OF DISGUSTING BEHAVIOR. THAT’S LOVE.
Meet the man who saved Accrington Stanley and remains committed to the club despite facing racism. // BBC Football
YOU GOT SOCCER IN MY POLITICS. YOU GOT POLITICS IN MY SOCCER.
In Mexico, people are upset that some networks will cover the Mexican League playoffs instead of a presidential debate. And by “people” I mean “candidates.” // USA Today
PHOTO: THE GRIM VISAGE OF A MAN UNDERMINED BEFORE HE TOES THE TOUCHLINE.
Okay, so Roy isn’t grim. Not yet, anyway. (Reuters)
‘THE EUROS START IN 6 WEEKS. SO LET’S ASK ABOUT HARRY REDKNAPP AND APARTHEID.’
The English press, and by “English press” I mean the handful of people who asked questions of Hodgson at his introductory press conference, have waffles where their brains are meant to be. // The Footy Blog
JOB ONE FOR ROY INVOLVES PETULANT ASSHATS. ALSO JOBS 2 THROUGH 712.
Roy will try to heal the Terry/Ferdinand rift. Take them on a paintball outing, Roy. I hear that’s a good team-building thing. // Bleacher Report
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