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Everton FC: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

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We’ve seen Tim Howard and all he has to offer several times, but if you ever catch us complaining you have permission to take all of our Sergio away from us. Promise.

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Brian McBride: Abs, Leggings, America

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Images: REUTERS.

In the spirit of the US presidential election that’s going down (American readers, do us and the cocktail party proud by voting today!), indulge in the old school abs and thighs of retired American ‘baller Brian McBride.

We can tell you the exact day Brian was removed, quite permanently, from our radar: when the photo at left was released. Can any of our Kickette historians shed some light on what in the hell was going on with the art direction of this vintage shot?

We’re open minded, but the leggings? They continue to haunt us, they do.

Mario Balotelli: The Meaning Of Mario

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Related: Leo MessiDidier Drogba in TIME Magazine. Image: LEVON BISS FOR TIME.

There ain’t enough ‘time’ in the world to cover this issue thoroughly.

While the 12 November cover looks amazing, Balotelli’s really let his posture go, no?

Carlos Sanchez & Olvido Hormigos Carpio: Trust Your Intimate Sex Tapes With No One

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Image: El Balon Rosa.

A quiet little gossip grossfest has been mounting over in Spain since September, but what was once good for Paris, Kim, etc is no longer good for Olvido Hormigos Carpio and CF Yebenes goalkeeper, Carlos Sanchez.

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Would You: Swap Spots With Roberto Di Matteo?

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Note: This post is not intended for the purpose of inciting a heated debate on racism. Please stay on topic and keep your thoughts, comments PG-13 and non-attackful if you even care to share them.

For those propped up against their beds’ headboards, blissfully spooning their duvets and unaware of the outside world, Chelsea lodged a formal complaint with the FA against referee Mark Clattenburg last Sunday for what they believe was a racist insult aimed at John Obi Mikel during that day’s match versus Man United. While the club’s second complaint involving Juan Mata has since been dropped, Clattenburg’s already been relieved of this weekend’s duties – due to “scrutiny” said the FA – and the Metropolitan Police are now concurrently investigating the matter.

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