Presumably there will be consequences for Robbie Keane failing to return to LA Galaxy to prepare for the MLS Cup game on Sunday. We doubt he gives a crap, though. Image: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images.
A bumper edition of results for you today, including the odd sneaky reference to games we *may* have neglected to cover at the weekend.
Wow. JT’s only been benched for a game and already Frank has found a new BFF. Will his former bezzie cope? Image: Alex Livesey/Getty Images Europe.
Bad news. Due to a series of unexpected international friendly results at the weekend, the ‘Kickette Betting for Beverages’ budget has taken a massive hit.
That means that today’s editorial meeting will be fuelled by coffee. Not the morning mimosa mayhem we rely on.
We’re not optimistic as to the quality of our output today.
Players don’t make passes at girls with moustaches. Don’t try to fool with us, Olivier Giroud. By the way, any chance of a small favour? Images via fff.fr.
Right. Stop what you’re doing, take the necessary precautions regarding colleague/spousal/parental nosying and feast your eyes on this selection of French NT players in varying stages of fully-clothed hotness. They’re just arriving at the team hotel prior to international duty.
But what’s that waiting for them in the lobby?
Adil Rami ‘fights’ for the ball with Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Edin Dzeko.
Yup, it’s gone on forever. But last night, the final round of games in the group qualification stages of Euro 2012 were played. Hopes were crushed. Hearts soared. And Andriy Arshavin took his shirt off.
All were great to watch. Except maybe the last thing.
Friday night international fixtures: sorry, but seriously? There are certain things in life that are sacred, and our freedom to plan our entire lives around the period of self-inflicted oblivion that occurs between the hours of 4pm Friday to about 3am on a Saturday morning is one of them.
Have some respect, FIFA or UEFA or whoeverthehell is in charge. The wrath of woman (post-intoxication) is not something you are equipped to mess with.