Rescinded Red

Oh the media monkeys and their junket junkies will invite you to their plastic pantomime. Throw their invites away.

Headlines: Argentine Player Kills a Pigeon

Argentine player kills a pigeon. (Dave’s Football Blog)

Serbia coach claims Neven Subotic will play for them. (Soccer by Ives)

MLS Rumors become Fire Joe Morgan. (MLS Rumors)

Wenger thinks Jack Wilshere can be the new Bergkamp. (Arsenal Mania)

Eduardo returned to reserve action, in yellow boots. (101 Great Goals)


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Argentina to Use Vanishing Spray for Free Kicks

refereeThe Argentine first division will debut a vanishing spray on free kicks, to prevent defensive walls from encroaching the ten-yard barrier with their customary shuffle.

Referees will carry a small aerosol can.  On free kicks they mark off ten yards and spray a white line.  The line disappears within a minute.

We propose that referees be allowed a can of mace as well to ward off dissenters.

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Headlines: Cristiano Ronaldo’s Pit Stains

ronaldo-241x300Cristiano Ronaldo sweats, takes himself too seriously (Sports Crackle Pop)

Marca blames Platini for Gerrard’s Penalty (The Spoiler)

Maradona begins shrewdly, names Mascherano Argentina captain (4thegame)

Amaury Bischoff scored a goal (101 Great Goals)

Wayne Rooney’s new doo may bode well for England (Guardian)

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The Onion Bag: Maradona Returns!

The Big Lead » Blog Archive » The Onion Bag: Maradona Returns!

Here is my latest post for The Big Lead on Argentina’s shock hiring of Diego Maradona to coach the national team.

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Headlines: Maradona is Back!

Argentina name legend Diego Maradona as manager (Guardian)

Mourinho fuels Man U rumors, shows solidarity with Rooney (Kickette)

MLS to expand to 25 teams, imitate NHL (MLS Rumors)

Boris Johnson wants London clubs to increase wages, for staff (The Spoiler)

Harry Redknapp booed, shockingly, on return to Portsmouth (101 Great Goals)

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Headlines: Usmanov in Love

Usmanov is “in love” with Arsenal, won’t sell shares (Soccernet)

Roque Santa Cruz does want to move to Manchester City (The Independent)

Leo Messi will be rested during International friendlies (BBC Sport)

All owners should be like Oliver Luck (MLS Rumors)

No homecoming for Torres, UEFA hit Atletico with three-match stadium ban (Football 365)

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