With the European season winding down, high drama is in overtime with all of the various plot lines around the world of football starting to reach their conclusions. The title race, the war for the Champions League places and the relegation scrap are all reaching fever pitch entering the last two weeks of the season in the Premier League. Montpellier, just a few matches away from claiming their first ever Ligue 1 title, spectacularly lost their cool and will now be without captain Younes Belhanda for the rest of campaign through suspension. Real Madrid even bagged their first La Liga title in four years, prompting celebrations in the Spanish capital that thousands of toddlers around Spain had never seen before.
That’s not even including all of the transfer speculation heating up… lucky you, I’m not going to even broach that subject today. Instead, I provide you these ten links in less than 100 words to get your weekend off to a roaring start.
Muamba’s return to the Reebok… tugs at the heart-strings. – news.sky.com
A clever bit of “Barça Iconography”: their own Holy Trinity. – twitter/#/Paul_Morrissey
Why I live on the wrong side of the pond. – deadspin.com
Ironically, a great thread arguing how American soccer actually is.
Someone lock this man in a hotel room, too. – kickette.com
Like the soap opera Dreamteam, except it’s a real team. – dirtytackle.net
Guess which of these gimmicky products I formerly owned. – theclassical.org
The Rust Belt Derby… a non-manufactured, organic rivalry. – soccernews.com
Why Woy is the wight man fow the job. – zonalmarking.net
If WSOTP had an office, this would hang there. – kckrs.com