QWK KCKS is our way of helping you get your day started with a refreshing blast of football culture right in your face.
PHOTO OF THE DAY.
The London Zoo now has 11 Bolivian squirrel monkeys, enough to field a team. They’re already being eyed by a South Asian billionaire and an American investment group. (GETTY IMAGES)
STRIVE, EVERYDAY, TO BE CONRADICAL.
Jimmy Conrad retired yesterday after a 13-year career. If you ask anyone, even Jimmy, he’ll tell you he’s the best. His statement is why. // Chivas USA
ADD IT TO THE LIST. WE’RE GONNA NEED MORE PAPER.
Did Jose kick Cesc in addition to everything else? Survey says…no one would be surprised. // CaughtOffside
‘TEACH ME HOW TO WHISTLE’ IS THE NEW ‘TEACH ME HOW TO DOUGIE.’
If you’re the one person in the world with “teach a professional football manager how to whistle” on their bucket list, today’s your lucky day. // Off the Post
I’M STILL UPSET IBRA DOESN’T HAVE A ZEBRA.
A profile of Zlatan, because it just feels like a Zlatan profile kind of day. // twofootedtackle
WELL THIS IS JUST UNFORTUNATE.
A Welsh women’s football team has a new shirt sponsor. Oof. // WAATP
THE LINK WHERE A FOOTY BLOG POSTS A PICTURE OF A GUY PLAYING SOFTBALL.
Because it’s ‘Los, who is now playing in Scotland. Hey, at least he has his shirt on. // Kickette
I’VE SEEN ZIDANE. YOU, SIR, ARE NO ZIDANE.
Sound the alarm, we’ve had a butt of the head in the Copa Sudamericana. // 101GG
I’M ALREADY OVERDOSING ON THE ‘KEEN’ PUN.
LA has a new soccer “it” couple, and their names rhyme with Sobbie and Plaudine. // 100 Percent Soccer
DO OR DO NOT. THERE IS NO TRY.
Arsene is in trouble for defying a touchline ban. He has a strange definition of “try.” // The Original Winger