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Champions League Observations, Part I: Rampant Lust Wants What It Wants

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Image: Soccer Memes’ Facebook page via Nikita Revenko.

This post is similar to the requisite fall family photo with a pumpkin: we don’t really want to do it, but we know we have to.

About last night: Eden Hazard wore black boxers; conditions were horrendous for six pack spotting; and a lot of teams that weren’t expected to lose did.

In other words, Tuesday’s Champs League was a series of obscurely irrelevant events we think we might have nixed in favour of jammies and a face mask.

Crotch Collision: Craig Bellamy & Manuel Almunia

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What is there to be said about this photo? On a day when we can’t seem to find any form of a reliable hangover cure, not much apparently.

Now if you don’t mind, we’d like to be left alone with this video. Seriously Kickettes, please go.

International Results: Wet n’ Wild

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The referee wasn’t the only one to disbelieve the weather reports in Warsaw. Image: Michael Regan/Getty Images Europe.

Just to confirm, we weren’t in charge at the Polish National Stadium last night, we weren’t responsible for rendering the retractable roof  inoperable and that wasn’t one of our man slaves in a ref costume bumbling about pointlessly in the resulting swamp.

Although you would be forgiven for thinking it was, given the level of incompetence on display.

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Arsenal Ladies FC: Continental Cup Champions

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Image: Julian Finney/Getty Images Europe.

Congrats to the club’s female contingent, who beat Birmingham City 1-0 to retain the Continental Cup. They will spend the next three days trying to force the damn thing into their trophy room, alongside the sixteen other trophies they have won since the boys lifted the FA Cup in 2005.

Any chance you could find it in your hearts to give the lads a few tips, ladies?

International Results: Mixed Blessings

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He came, he scored, they went bonkers. Image: Stu Forster/Getty Images Europe.

Rarely relevant, factually incorrect but always pretty.

Welcome to Monday at Kickette, peeps!

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