This morning we must offer our congratulations to British Conservative member of parliament Tracey Crouch (no relation to Peter), whose obstinacy, refusal to obey the rules and blind adherance to her beliefs have confirmed her as a true Kickette.
The Republic of Ireland side briefly lost concentration during their 0-0 draw with Russia when an image of Robbie Savage in his ‘Strictly’ costume appeared on the stadium JumboTron. Image: Getty Images/Daylife.
With normal league fixtures resuming at the weekend, now is your last opportunity until er… October to vent spleen at your international side’s performances. Or short tents. Or newly birthed facial fuzz.
Whatever you like, really.
Artur Boruc. Mad, hot man. Image via dirtytackle.
We all know that despite occasional lapses into normal behaviour, all of the above guys spend more time operating on the outer fringes of the sanity scale than the rest of us. Not just in a ‘momentary lapse of reason’ kind of way, as even the most sensible of us are prone to do given the right provocation, but proper, recurrent outbursts.
An eleven goal margin of victory deserves a special celebration. And Robin van Persie and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar certainly pulled out all the stops for their interpretation of Torvill & Dean’s ‘Bolero’. Image: AP Photo/Daylife.
Are you worried because you missed all of the important events from the weekend’s Euro 2012 qualifying games and random internationals, people? Well, fear not, because via our brand of smart-arse, easy-to-digest snark, you will be up to date within ten minutes.
Obviously not with anything remotely football related, but if you will insist on coming here…