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Weekend Results: Sitting Pretty (But Mostly Still)

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Players disrespecting referees is a big problem in many European leagues. Not so much in the Bundesliga, though. Image:  THOMAS KIENZLE/AFP/Getty Images.

While everyone in England was caught up in the now traditional FA Cup bicker-fest, the rest of the European Leagues had a peculiar stillness about them this weekend.

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Good Week/Bad Week: Grandpas & Great Excuses

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Ekanga Amia of Equatorial Guinea shows the world why the Academy were so wrong to overlook him in the Oscar shortlist. His side went on to beat Senegal 2-1 in the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday.

The day isn’t close to being done but we’re so giddy about today’s preparedness that we’re willing to share our Good Week/Bad Week update with you all early.

You shouldn’t feel special.

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Leonardo & Paolo Maldini: Reunited And It Feels So Good

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Transfer Totty: Filling In The Gaps

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Ooh, it’s a little early for tongue, Nolan. What kind of girls do you think we are? Image: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images.

Nature abhors a vacuum, Kickettes. It isn’t something we made up as a convenient opening remark for a transfer update post, it’s the truth.

Don’t believe us? Last week, we told you that Ludovic Obraniak had left Lille for Bordeaux, leaving a massive gap in their pretty player quotient. We were scared initially, but Mother Nature has since stepped in and filled Lille’s Ludo shaped hole with Nolan Roux (above) from Brest. He’ll be there for four years, so we haven’t got to worry for a bit.

Phew!

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Dressed At Gunpoint: Bafetimbi Gomis, Lyon

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The puffy jacket. The slightly askew Yankees cap. The denim nappy. We hope this guy was dressed at gunpoint. Image via Bafe’s facebook page.

If you’re going to post images of yourself on popular social networking sites, it’s best you don’t accompany each picture with the caption ‘Look Of The Day‘. This just encourages people with nothing better to do to mock you, even if they think you’re quite cool and may even fancy you a bit.

Sorry, Bafe, but it’s best you learn this about us now so you’re not disappointed when, after we begin dating, we steal all your clothes and burn them.

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