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.
Frank Lampard scored two while Steven Gerrard was on the pitch on Friday night. According to most pundits, this was a physical impossibility a couple of years ago. No wonder he looks confused. Image: Michael Regan/Getty Images Europe.
How did you celebrate the international break? Jumpy claps? Piggy back racing? Provocative hair mussing? Or just simply perving at any hint of manflesh that may or may not have manifested itself?
We had a crack at all of them. With varying degrees of success, it must be said.
26-year-old Afellay was seen arriving at the Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin in Noordwijk, Netherlands, yesterday. Image: © TOUSSAINT KLUITERS.
Why the transfer window should be kicked in the shins until it goes away: the Ibrahim Afellay rumours.