September 21st, 2012
Good Week/Bad Week: From the Sublime To The Ridiculous
Jack Wilshere, back in training. You know what that means, don’t you, Kickettes? Image via facebook.
When it’s good, it’s really, really good.
When it’s bad, we just can’t be arsed with it, frankly.
Slight Return: A lot of water has passed under the bridge since Jack Wilshere completed a training session. But fear not, Kickettes. The Adorkables are back and judging from our lead photo, v2.0 is going to provide just as many oohs, ahhs & lols as the originals. Welcome back, boys, especially Jack. We missed you. All of you.
Missing The Point: We all saw how happy Zlatan was about scoring in the Champions League this week. Kate Winslet happy is what. However, we failed to notice how far his good cheer extended. Sorry bout that, Kickettes. We let you down there.
A Win’s A Win: England’s Women confirmed their place at EURO 2013 with a 3-0 victory over Croatia on Wednesday. Jill Scott, Eni Aluko and Casey Stoney scored in the game, which wasn’t as one sided as the result suggests. Still, they’re through. It’s not like we’re ever, ever, going to be in a position to criticise.
Then again, maybe Marek just smashed the discoball with his towering plumage. It’s plausible. Image: Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images Europe.
Disco Duncers: Four members of Slovakia’s NT will not receive appearance fees for the remainder of the World Cup qualifying campaign after breaking curfew to visit a disco. The players, including Napoli’s Marek Hamsik, will almost certainly survive without it.
Oi! Careful What You’re Kicking: An armadillo has been selected as the mascot for Brazil 2014. They reckon it’s because the kids love it, but we’re fearful that in a ball shortage, mistakes could be made, due to the awesome defensive roll move (left) of said creature. You can’t be too careful in this game, y’know.
Dark Age Rage: Spurs spirited performance against a tough Lazio side at White Hart Lane last night was marred by… you guessed it, racist abuse. UEFA are investigating reports that Jermain Defoe, Aaron Lennon and Andros Townsend had monkey chants directed towards them during the game and “may decide today to open disciplinary proceedings against the Italian giants“. Honestly guys? Even your team are embarrassed by your idiotic, tired ‘antics’ now. Evolve, would you?