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Good Week/Bad Week: Bruised Egos & Battered Buttocks

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ADP & Emile Heskey facing off over a shiny hubcap.

There may be a better way to promote interest in Australia’s A-League, but we can’t think of it.

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WAG Watch: The Many Faces Of Lena Gercke

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Images: Tom Thöne / WAZ FotoPool via Derwesten.de.

Handbags: Fernando Llorente & Marcelo Bielsa

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When news broke on Monday about Fernando Llorente’s training ground scuffle with Athletic Bilbao’s manager, we left our shopping bags with a well-behaved toddler and ran for the nearest wifi signal.

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Weekend Results: A Rampant Case Of The Panzerknackers

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Die ‘Panzerknacker’ von Schalke 04“.  Yup. What they said. Image: Dapd via Derwesten.de.

According to our team of linguistics experts (AKA wikipedia), ‘Panzerknacker’ means ‘armour breaker’.

We’ll warn you now, one of our staffers is so in love with that word, she’s going to keep using it as a euphemism until we either fire her, or smother her with samples from the fashion cupboard.

Maybe both.

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Manchester City Fans Baton-Charged By Spanish Riot Police

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Woah. We heard there had been some skirmishes but that’s some pretty damning proof.

Four thousand City fans, whose team took on Real Madrid in a Champions League opening fixture last week, stormed the Spanish capital in support but were sadly “greeted” by overzealous riot police.

As HuffPost Sport notes, this footage has been widely condemned by several figures within the footballing community. If any of our English-club-supporting Kickettes plan on travelling to upcoming CL matches in Europe, we hope you do it with caution and care.