Happy Friday, Spursland! It's finally the weekend we get to see the boys play...oh wait, we don't? Why not? What is the explanation for this? Don't you dare say international break. DON'T YOU EVEN THINK ABOUT IT! It's dumb.
And now the "news"
Spurs Remain 14th On Deloitte Money List- Sky Sports
Having previously worked for a competitor of Deloitte, I can assure you whichever mid-level guy produces this each year is literally the only cool person that works there and has ANY responsibility.
Ardiles Moved To Hospital For Further Testing- BBC
So 20 stitches were needed, but he described himself as "fine." They really were just tougher back in the day. Kids today (I hate that phrase and what a dottering old man that makes me sound like, but how else would you phrase it?) can't even handle getting pushed. Getting pushed these days is refereed to as a fight and if you don't shove the kid back then "you got your ass kicked." I wish I was kidding.
Falcao Out For World Cup- SB Nation Soccer
Messi, Ronaldo, and Neymar will all still be there so I think they will find a way to make it entertaining. Also, look at the German lineup and tell 'em Falcao going will really impact the amount of fun this tournament will be.
Barca President Resigns After Documents Show Misappropriation Of Funds- SB Nation Soccer
They spent €40 million more for Neymar than reported? How the hell was that necessary....oh he stole it, just took me a minute to make that confection.
Salah Brought In By Chelsea To Replace Mata- SB Nation Soccer
It's a tough job, but somebody has to sit in that chair in the third row on the bench.
I once bought Anthony Bourdain a very high end glass of bourbon in the bar of the Ritz Carlton Philadelphia. He looked over at me then told the waitress to take it away. I still love him.