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Some mid-sections are never concerned with being caught unawares, Kickettes.
Here’s a “we came to get down” selection of them from all this weekend’s matches.
We might spend our time pretending that the world consists only of hot footballers, their lovely partners, ridiculous cars and the odd llama, but sometimes, shit happens.
Let’s just get the latest crappy news out of the way now so we can press on with the pretty and/or woolly.
Sailing cheerily over the waves of misery the rest of the press are drowning in, we only pretend to understand stuff like dodgy defensive play and wasted possession. Why should we bother to rehash the mechanics of a straightforward draw when we can wonder aloud whether Sami Nasri’s “ssshhh” gesture was aimed at us because we laughed at his pants?
A gallery featuring our POV of France’s 1-1 draw with En-ger-land is being prepared as we write, but don’t cut off oxygen to your brains anytime soon. The gallery software we’re grappling with still hates us y’see, and the feeling is rapidly becoming mututal.
Grab a cream puff and settle down for a sightseeing tour of this week’s hits and misses, dear readers.
You needn’t be picky; any stale, calorific cream puff will do.
The first real test of England’s discipline came not on the pitch, but during last night’s Gala Reception at Krakow’s Polish Art Museum. In years gone by, there’s no way that trumpeter would’ve left the premises with his instrument and dignity in tact.
It’s good to see a glint in Stevie’s eye though, no?