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Kickette Catch Up: Your Weekend Gossip Cheat Sheet

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Image: Andreas Pohl.

Saturday

- Manchester United goalkeeper Anders Lindegaard is taking homophobia to task, claiming homosexuality in football is a ‘taboo topic’ and the sport needs ‘a gay hero.’ [Daily Dot via Betfair Denmark]

- Susanna Hyypia (wife of Sami), in Louis Vuitton, and Anne van Eickels (journo, wife of ?), in a no-name knit cap, were spotted chatting up a storm in the stands. [Bild]

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Weekend Results: Great Balls Of Fire

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Michu is somewhere under his Swansea team-mates Picture: ACTION IMAGES

Michu is somewhere under his Swansea team-mates, we think. Image: Action Images.

Hope everyone has recovered from the madness that was this weekend! We personally are in serious need of some vitamins after seeing so many cramped legs, wet hair-dos, bloody body parts and yellow cards. Lest we forget a few curious ‘transfer’ rumours, too.

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Tuesday Torso: Joshua Gatt, Molde FK

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Blurry Image: Gatt’s Twitter. H/T @jdiris.

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.

Andre Santos: There’s A Time & A Place For Shirt Stalking

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Hey lads, did the connoisseur of dirty laundry teach you nothing? Image: Getty Images.

Andre Santos acted like an overly aggressive shirt swapping beaver, it was widely reported after halftime in Arsenal’s tie with Manchester United arsenal manchester united halftime shirts ritual thierry henry dirty laundry connoisseuron Saturday. Most thought the player should’ve had other important matters on his brain at the break besides seeing RvP bare-chested, but we were not one of them.

For those still striving for the silver lining here – the pair was photographed together mid-act, although van Persie failed to give his abs their due.

Dammit.