Happy Monday everyone, welcome back to the real world. The Gold Cup is finally underway which means all we need to do now is count the days until Mexico raises that comically large trophy and keeping with this new fad, immediately drop it off a bus.
And now the news from the weekend
Really? He Isn't English, Welsh, or Scottish. He wasn't born on the island of Britain, he wasn't even born in British controlled territory. So why would we call him British?
Oh the "in press" negotiations. At this point we have seen it go back and forth between United and Spurs now, so I'll just say it, Luka is leaving us. I'd say for somewhere between 22-24 million pounds.
Look! More help where the team doesn't need it!
I am really very happy that Pav had a great game this weekend. But I can't help but wonder "where was this during the season?"
What's happening around SB Nation after the jump
Right now Argentia have, in my opinion, the absolute worst hooligan problem in the world. It isn't even close. Hooligan groups in Mexico have been HIRING the Boca Juniors barra brava "La Dolce" to teach them how to get away with more and to better manipulate the teams front office have been rumored. For a real glimpse of how bad it is try Hooligans: Foreign Fields a BBC documentary from about 10 years ago. It is shocking to say the least. Also featured are the Lazio Ultras "irriducibili".
I didn't see the game but from what I gather; Amy Rodriguez is bad, Lauren Cheney is good.
The Busby Babe takes a look at what a formation change would have done to change the Champions League final. It's an interesting little read. Highly recommended for those of you who are Football Manager Nerds (please note I do not view the word nerd in the pajorative and neither should you).