Happy Tuesday, Spursland! Breaking news at any time it feels like breaking, Chelsea have signed Oscar, maybe! As of this writing it is being reported in the Mail and whispered about on the Twitter machine that the Brazilian will wear ugly blue. I would tell you what is being said about it on Google+, but that is more of a "tree falls in the forest" situation.
And now the "news"
So don't worry if you can't make it to one of the cities where the team will be touring, you can watch from the comfortable confines of your studio apartment that is totally adequate for the needs of a 32-year-old, no matter what your girlfriend said when she stopped by to pick up her things and before she moves in with that guy she met at the gym.
Reliable? Not at all. Enough for my subconscious to continue to produce dreams full of goals by the sack and multiple victories over Sky Six clubs? Absolutely. Keep it up, you glorious rag sheets. I haven't slept this well in years.
What's happening around SB Nation after the jump
I don't know about this gentleman's accusations of tax fraud, but as for the distribution of La Liga TV money, he is right that it is complete bullshit. I would have had a twitter melt down about this the day I took over the club and looked at the account books.
Rio Ferdinand seems like a guy I would like to hang out with, maybe not get into a car with, but a guy I would hang with.
Part two of a phenomenal series on discovering how to measure football performance in a statistical way. It is really interesting stuff, even if you are on my and Harry Redknapp's team and don't like stats so much as we look at players and say things like "I think that Gareth kid with the haircut is pretty good, lets play him". SCIENCE!!!!!