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The Hoddle of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur news and links for Friday, March 26

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Hey, everyone!

The Seattle Sounders launched a Jimi Hendrix kit that will benefit a number of causes, and it’s very cool.

Ramble of the Day

I always treat weekends as a couple of days full of opportunity to shake things up in very small ways. I find a lot of pleasure in small things, like going for a walk or eating something different.

It inspires me to ask a question: What’s a recent craving you’d like to satisfy at your earliest convenience?

I bring up weekends because that’s usually when I eat out or order in, and is frequently when I satisfy those cravings. For me, I’m remembering a recent conversation in the Cartilage Free Captain writers’ room about Popeyes, and I remembered the taste of the spicy chicken sandwich. I haven’t had it in a few months, which is pretty normal for me. That does mean, though, I’m probably due for one (per my internal system of rotating through my various food options).

Writing this is making me pretty hungry, though, so I’m going to have to wrap things up here.

tl;dr: What’s a recent food craving you’d like to satisfy at your earliest convenience? For me, it’s the Popeyes spicy chicken sandwich.

Stay informed, read this: Gianluca Russo on the disservice many retail brands are doing to plus size customers in the US for InStyle

Links of the Day

Lazio youth player Daniel Guerini died aged 19 after a car crash.

Two Jamaica players tested positive for COVID-19.

John Bowles resigned as Crewe’s chairman after the Sheldon report criticized the club for its handling of sexual abuse of youth players in the 1980s and 1990s.

England’s Marcus Rashford and Bukayo Saka missed the WCQ against San Marino with a foot and hamstring injury, respectively.

The Brazilian Serie A approved a rule limiting clubs to firing only one manager in a season.

A longer read: Rob Harris on the heightened attention Europe’s national teams are paying towards human rights abuses in Qatar as World Cup qualifying begins for the Associated Press
Supplemental reading: Paul MacInnes on the Norway players’ choice to wear t-shirts reading “human rights - on and off the pitch” before a match against Gibraltar for the Guardian