QWK KCKS: Wearing the Hat of Passion

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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: THE COLORS OF PASSION.
Stare deep into the eyes of this painted Gabon fan. (REUTERS)

 

THE REFS ARE FASCISTS! OH WAIT.
Paolo Di Canio went mental after getting sent off this weekend. Glad to see he’s meeting expectations. // Dirty Tackle

 

GAMING THE SYSTEM. FORGET LIMITS ON FOREIGNERS AND SUCH.
A novel suggestion for pushing the US to the next level. Kinda like Team USA in the old NASL, only not as stupid. // The Other 87

 

FOSTERING DISSENSION IN THE RESPECTIVE RANK AND FILE.
I’m not sure this is a public service, but if you’re a City fan it might help crystallize your thoughts on trolling the Spurs faithful. // The FCF

 

PHOTO: THE REALLY TALL HAT OF PASSION.
The most amazing supporter’s hat I’ve ever seen on a Burkina Faso fan at the African Cup of Nations. (REUTERS)

 

THINGS MIGHT GET TENSE BETWEEN RVP AND ANDREI. JUST SAYIN’.
Video of the “NO!” heard ’round the world. Arsene Wenger might need an intervention. // Off the Post

 

THIS IS REALLY IMPORTANT. PAY ATTENTION.
Wayne Rooney got a lot of Facebook fans really fast. Kinda like how his hair came back. // New York Post

 

A BOB ABROAD.
Don’t ask me why, but the thought of Bob Bradley walking down the street in Cairo is amusing. Here’s a story on the American coach and the job he faces in Egypt. // Goal.com

 

PHOTO: THE…FACE CAGE?…OF PASSION.
A Niger fan wears an intricate wire piece to show off his support of the Menas. (REUTERS)

 

WHY WOULD ANYONE ADMIT TO THIS!?!!?!
I can’t even begin to properly frame my amazement at the thought that Henry and Warner got suckered in on Stuart Downing by a doctored YouTube vid. // Liverpool Echo

 

A SNARK FREE ITEM ABOUT JOEY BARTON. WHO’DA THUNK.
Joey Barton tweeted about attending AA. // HuffPost

 

TIME TO UP YOUR HAT GAMES, SUPPORTERS OF THE WORLD. THE AFRICAN NATIONS ARE PUTTING YOU TO SHAME.
Height is important, but I value the intricacy of the work more. Hats that double as dioramas or express some unique part of your culture are preferred. Let’s go hat people, get to work. Follow us because it’s wise, like us because we’re likeable. Thanks for reading, as always.

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