Happy Friday Spursland!
Enjoy your music, enjoy your links, and then enjoy your weekends.
How did the press rate Harry Kane’s turn as captain last night during England’s turgid 1-0 win over Slovenia? Summarising the general consensus, the Evening Standard gives him a cautious thumbs-up.
Elsewhere in football...
Here’s Barney Ronay on why Gareth Southgate needs to let his Lions roar if England are to have any hope of making an impact at the next World Cup, or something.
On the other hand, the former Boro manager has at least managed to get his team to Russia- something which is still far from guaranteed for Leo Messi and Argentina.
As Barca’s match against Las Palmas over the weekend was played behind closed doors, everything that was said on the pitch was audible to the cameras. Here’s a link to a clip with subtitles.