Primer Sexy Sábado de Fútbol de 2020

Hoy tenemos muchas noticias de las ligas de los países donde se habla español. Por eso, vamos a empezar hablando en este bello lenguaje. Y vamos a empezar en España, donde el líder de la competencia ha cambiado de técnico. ¿Qué? / pone el dedo en el oído Fiiiiine! Y'all should really learn a second

“No Bullets Spent” Lesser Footy Morning

With world events what they have been this week, I find it particularly appropriate to feature Spoon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_MMHmUGn8Q What a delightful band, with amazing longevity.  I hope they are Evertonians, but unlikely. Arsenal are away to Crystal Palace to kick things off (7:30, NBCSN).  Uncle Woy has at least temporarily taken Cenk Tosun

Saturday before Football futbol

Good morning early risers! This is basically a thread for Saturday morning before the playoffs where surprise the 500's are playing. Pretty excited to see El Tractorcito destroy the P*ts and make our Puerto Rican lawyer a very happy man! In futbol news it's FA Cup week in England, and La

Festive Fixtures Continue – 28 Dec Lesser Footy Openness

Huzzah, I hope y'all ain't tired of the Premiership.  Because there's a metric fuckton of it this weekend. Bournemouth got a really good point off Arsenal on Boxing Day, so they go right back on the road to meet the ever-tricky Trashbirds of Brighton (7:30, NBCSN).  My willingness to set the

Benvenuto Don Carlo! Lesser Footy (and Early NFL Special) Open Thread

Oh my cats, y'all.  Cue Ron Paul, because It's Happening!  Mikel Arteta (who may be on the touchline this am for the Gooners) thinks he's too good to manage Everton.  But not Italian coaching legend Carlo Ancelotti (i.e., Don Carlo).  He will make his managerial debut on Boxing Day, but

Sexy Soccer Saturday Morning Open Thread and Champions League Group Stage Review

Good morning everyone! Today is the first day this fall without any college football! No, Army-Navy doesn't count as football. It's on par with Russian military parades and North Korean Dear Leader rallies as far as the propaganda machine goes. So, I am completely ignoring it and focusing on the

Conference Title Saturday (and Lesser Matters) Open Thread

Welcome to the last full, meaningful Saturday of wall-to-wall footy.  Cherish it, as September is a long-assed time away. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOFWHty4XFQ That was theme-free Kurt Vile.  You will RESPECT him. Everton finally ripped off the band-aid and gave Marco Silva the sack.  It is indeed very depressing to be in 18th position, entering a

Copa América 2020 Group Stage Draw Recap

The draw took place yesterday even though we already knew which groups most teams would be in. How does that happen, you say? Well, CONMEBOL decided to invite Australia and Qatar to this year's version of the Copa América. Yes, we just had one this year. We're having another one. This new