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The Hoddle of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur news and links for Monday, March 8

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Brighton & Hove Albion Women v Tottenham Hotspur Women - Barclays FA Women’s Super League Photo by Michael Hewitt - The FA/The FA via Getty Images

Hey, everyone!

That’s defender Shelina Zadorsky at the top today.

Ramble of the Day

Last week, someone brought to my attention a Boston magazine article spotlighting something called an open-concept bathroom. That’s right, an open-concept bathroom. See for yourself!

I would recommend the article, because this Boston home is not the only place an open-concept bathroom exists. The concept itself is fairly distinct, though — listing agent Robert Nichols noted that open-concept showers aren’t so rare, but the open-concept toilet is new to him. I’ve seen a lot of weirdly placed showers; it was only the other day when my sister showed me a picture of a shower in a kitchen, and I have experienced the open-concept shower myself in a hotel room. I made my peace with it for a week, but I prefer to avoid it.

The weirdest thing about this bathroom, though, is that it seems pretty easy to add doors to this. It would make for a great bathroom with those doors (and then maybe without the fogged glass panel next to the toilet)! This is just ... a choice.

tl;dr: Open-concept bathrooms are a thing, and I can’t say I approve.

Stay informed, read this: Loretta Hunt interviews figure skater Amber Glenn on her aims of making the Olympic team in 2022 and being openly pansexual for The Guardian

Links of the Day

Burnley’s Erik Pieters received abuse on social media after his side’s draw with Arsenal.

Southampton’s Danny Ings will be out for more than a month with a muscle injury.

Barcelona elected Joan Laporta as the club’s new president.

MLS is investigating Inter Miami’s signing of Blaise Matuidi and if it breached the league’s salary and roster rules.

A longer read: Barney Ronay on Arsenal’s sleeve sponsor Visit Rwanda and another example of sportswashing for The Guardian