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PHOTO: WHERE’S JOHN TERRY? THERE, IN THE BACK, HIDING BEHIND THAT BLACK GUY HE KNOWS. CHEEKY.
This photo of the gathered England team for a charity event yesterday is purely coincidental. That doesn’t make it any less hilarious, though. (GETTY IMAGES)
I CAN’T SEE! IT’S SO TOTALLY WORTH IT!
Celebrating kid accidentally hurts himself while celebrating Liverpool’s Carling Cup victory yesterday, goes on celebrating. // Dirty Tackle
GUYS, DON’T VOTE. THIS ONE ISN’T FOR YOU. SERIOUSLY, STOP. NO, REALLY, DON’T CLICK THAT. SHEESH. GUYS NEVER LISTEN.
Girl crush poll time! Since the guys in the room aren’t allowed to vote (because that’s just a crush, and we already know how you feel about Alex Morgan shut up you’re getting creepy-) just sit there and ponder girls crushing on girls. // Kickette
WHICH IS MORE OUT OF DATE? THE GAME OR THE MUSIC?
Let’s take a stroll down memory lane and revisit the music of FIFA 2004 with this excellent blog that totally needs to get KCKRS on its blogroll. Ahem. // The Third Kit
PHOTO: OSCAR OBLIGATIONS.
It says here in the blogger’s handbook that we’re required to have at least one photo connecting soccer with the Oscars. So here are the Beckhams at the Vanity Fair Oscar party. (REUTERS)
OF PRIDE AND TESTOSTERONE.
In light of what appears to be an impending rebellion at Chelsea, Iain Macintosh brings us five famous locker room revolts. // SI.com
SPEAKING OF OPEN REVOLT…
Things aren’t good in Australian soccer at the moment. Like not good in a “sending a message with a slogan instead of a shirt sponsor” kinda way. // Reuters
SO WHAT IF YOU LOST? YOU LOST WELL OR WHATEVER.
This answer to the question “Who gets to gloat?” seems a little patronizing. Especially since there were a couple of senior citizens involved on the other side. // The FCF
A BAR OF SOAP FOR THIS ONE.
After reports that the owner’s wife was allowed in the changing room at halftime, Bournemouth chairman Eddie Mitchell got all sweary on BBC Radio. For shame, Eddie. // BBC Sport
PAY ATTENTION, CLASS.
So what did we learn from Arsenal comeback from down two goals to thump Tottenham 5-2? // Bleacher Report
AND THE OSCAR FOR MOSTLY AVOIDING THE TRAP OF THE OSCAR-THEMED LINK POST GOES TO…
Not that there’s anything wrong with giving out the Oscar for “Best Performance by an Player in a Leading Role”, even though there’s almost no mystery as to who is going to get it. I suppose we could have had some fun with “Best Live Action Short.” Theo Walcott scored a couple of times this weekend, right?