September 29th, 2011
Champions League Results Pt II: Damage Limitation
Yeah, that strange, high pitched keening noise you can hear, Mikey, is the sound of several thousand Kickette soldier boys and girls politely requesting that you remove your base layers. Crack on. Image: PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images.
It’s part two of our Champions League results round-up. This edition was brought to you with half a gallon of filter coffee, two slices of slightly stale ginger cake we found in the kitchen and the faint hope that Friday will have magically morphed into Saturday when we wake up tomorrow.
How’s your day looking?
Is this Antonio Cassano’s way of telling us that Christopher is teething? Or has he just picked up a rather embarrassing habit from his five month old son? Image: Marco Luzzani/Getty Images.
We imagine that in the next ten seconds, BATE’s Filipp Rudik will realise he’s just kicked Carles Puyol in the backside and given him an involuntary blow-out. Our advice? Run like hell. Image: VIKTOR DRACHEV/AFP/Getty Images.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain responds to claims that he is Arsenal’s latest saviour. We don’t rate your chances of escape after that goal, bubba. Image: REUTERS/Toby Melville.
Please bear in mind that although Marseille’s third kit is absolutely hideous, its viewing pleasure should not be underestimated. Image: GERARD JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images.
If these two had been holding hands in this photo, our noises of appreciation would have exceeded the decibel output of a jumbo jet. As it is, we’re hovering around raucous. You? Image: Image: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images.
Zenit’s Szabolcs Huszti (l) and Aleksandr Bukharov (c) have obviously read up on what can happen to a boy’s happy place if it is struck by a spherical object kicked by a Brazilian nicknamed ‘Hulk’. Image: AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky.
There’s barely time to draw breath before another exciting round of league fixtures. Hurry up, people!