Monday, November 24, 2008

Monday Backpasses: Massive Link Dump!

Montreal withdraws its MLS bid, leaving Portland, Ottawa, Vancouver, Miami, Atlanta, and St. Louis in the running. [cbc.ca]

Perhaps boding poorly for Atlanta's bid, the USL Silverbacks folded up shop and won't compete next season. [ATL Journal-Constitution]

Meanwhile, Albert Pujols lends his support to St. Louis's bid. [The USA Today]

Man arrested for having machete with which he was going to decapitate Maradona. Why we shouldn't trust it? He wanted to get back at Maradona over "World Cup 85". [transfermarketweb.com]

Sportswriter emulates our friend Marc Stein and has tryout with a professional indoor soccer team. [Detroit Free Press]

Speaking of the ESPN, here's a very good interview with Bob Ley, even though he's a Spurs supporter. [The Big Lead]

And there's even more after the jump!

Celtic again the beneficiary of poor reffing. St Mirren player, yards behind last defender, gets taken down by Boruc 25 yards out. The result? Yellow card. [Guardian]

Credit crunch leads SFL to promise payout to all clubs in December. [Scotszine]

Ghana's Premier League lose their sponsor. [myjoyonline.com]

NYTimes blog on ESPN's MLS announcing crew. Commenters do not agree. [NY Times Goal Blog]

Subotic chooses Serbia over US. [NY Post]

Credit crunch hits professional WAG Colleen Rooney. [thaindian.com]

Phil Neville told his digs are too gaudy to sell (it really is fucking unbearable!). [The Sun]

Michael Ballack meets Adidas. [Offside Rules]

Pink soccer boots! [The Sun]

10 good reasons to hate footballers. [Soccer Lens]

And finally, notice a certain theme with these last two stories?

Beavers are making a comeback in Britain! [cnn.com]

Big boobies are deemed to be not an illness in Germany, nor in the rest of the world. They are a blessing from heaven. [bild.com]

5 comments:

Bigus Dickus said...

Maahette man must be conraulkated for his efforts even though he failed. I have sent him a six pack and a best wished card.

Bigus Dickus said...

*Machette! and *congratulated AND *wishes.

Read man read!

Andrew said...

Look, maybe he wanted to get back at Maradona for "World Cup 85." We don't even know what World Cup 85 was, so Machete Man may have a legitimate grievance.

Bigus Dickus said...

I am guessing that the use of '85' was the site. Mr Machette seems focussed on vengeance. I am sure he knew the exact date and time of the incident.

ü75 said...

I do enjoy the unicorn.