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The Hoddle of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur News and Links for Friday, July 23

snack time

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Hi, all!

Let’s keep giving Coral a spin by trying to maximize engagement. (That is definitely the jinx’s cue, and surely something major like a signing will happen today.)

Ramble of the Day

I’m rambling hungry, and it’s been a while since I came up with a food topic, so I’ll ask the question: What’s your go-to snack, a snack that’s easy to grab or assemble and guaranteed to leave you some level of satisfied?

In an effort to provide an honest answer, I went to my kitchen for a snack in between writing the above paragraph and writing this one. It turns out that I wasn’t actually in the mood for my go-to, a granola bar or a banana. (I sometimes opt for other snacks when I’m willing to pair them with a cup of coffee.)

I instead went for some rosemary crackers, since I apparently like crackers again. I doubt it’ll become a new go-to, since I’m suddnely losing interest in dry foods. This could lead to a long ramble about how I pair food with drink, but that seems unnecessary since I have answered the question.

tl;dr: I asked a question about snacks and then tried an experiment that didn’t answer the question.

Stay informed, read this: Alexandra Hudson on Spain swimmer Ona Carbonell, one of many mothers competing in Tokyo who had to leave her infant at home for Reuters

Links of the Day

Everton signed Demarai Gray from Leverkusen.

Olympic organizers will now allow its social media channels to share pictures of athletes taking the knee in Tokyo.

Arsenal’s Emile Smith-Rowe signed a new five year deal with the club.

A UK government panel finished its review of football governance after the collapse of the European Super League, recommending independent regulators in the sport.

A longer read: Ed Aarons and Alex Cizmic on four Eritrean footballers in hiding and awaiting refugee status for the Guardian