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PHOTO: LE SULK EN CHINE.
Nicolas Anelka is finally in China, taking photos with this immigration official. (GETTY IMAGES)
YOU KNOW WHAT’S ALSO A SHAME, ARSENE? YOUR FACE!
Sorry, that was juvenile of me. Apparently Arsene slagged off my league when talking about Thierry Henry going back to New York. FYI – the comments on this link are a disaster. // The Footy Blog
THESE LADIES DON’T DISCRIMINATE.
The ladies of Kickette have a new set of rankings out. Number one on the list is a guy that plays in the US/Canada second division. // Kickette
FAKE CHINESE ATLETICO SHIRT: PIECE OF JUNK OR KINDA COOL COLLECTOR’S ITEM?
Apparently if you design a fake soccer shirt and put it on the internet, people in China will decide to make and sell it. // The State News
LIVERPOOL TO LOS ANGELES TO GENOA TO LOS ANGELES TO TORONTO.
Hey, Landon Donovan gets to go back to LA a week early because Liverpool are still in the Carling Cup. Awesome bro. // Soccer by Ives
COME BACK TO US, MICK. COME BACK TO US SOON.
If you don’t love Mick McCarthy and his histrionics, there might be something wrong with you. // When Saturday Comes
SOUNDERS SHIRTS WITH THESE NAMES ON THE BACK = CHA-CHING.
Hope Solo and Sydney LeRoux have signed with the Sounders Women, which pretty much means they’ll be the hottest team in the league. On the field, I mean. On the field when they’re playing soccer. Like, hot in quality. Oh, screw it. // Sounder at Heart
NEW SPORT IDEA: “HOCKER.” IT’S GOT A RING TO IT.
Who doesn’t love it when hockey players get their footy on? // The Offside Rules
MY BLUE HEAVEN.
This is a beautiful shirt for Peru’s Sporting Cristal. Stunning. I need one. // Umbro Blog
CRISIS? WHAT CRISIS? DO YOU SEE A CRISIS? I DON’T SEE A CRISIS.
Why things at Chelsea could actually be worse. // Bleacher Report