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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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Lazy Links & Randoms

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Jazz hands at the ready y’all – it’s humpday and we’re wildly hungover!

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Kickette Catch Up: Your Weekend Gossip Cheat Sheet

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A note of well wishes before we begin: Francesco Totti turned 36 last week. The patron saint of Speedos is a Libra: “Librans can be surprisingly energetic, though it is true that they dislike coarse, dirty work.”

Well that’s a shame. Happy belated though!

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Matias Almeyda: Autobiographical Allegations

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We prefer our scandal, bribes and exposes of the Same Dress at Same Party shocker variety, but the Serie A doping and match-fixing claims Matias Almeyda makes in his autobiography, “Almeyda: Life and Soul” are pretty juicy.

Basically, ish goes down in the ex-Argentina international’s new book, in which he claims he was given what he now believes were drugs while at Parma from 2000-02. And as part of a promo blitz for the tome that, frankly, puts Hope Solo to shame, Matias allowed excerpts to be reprinted in Gazzetta dello Sport this week.

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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.