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May 11, 2009

Monday Backpasses: One day closer to a Millwall beatdown

Dear Millwaaaaaaaaaaa fans–any spelling errors are on me. Those videos are on you lot.

A bad sign for MLS? Two clubs are propping up this season’s attendance figures [Soccer Blog]
Bruce Arena is still up a creek without a paddle. Says yellow card fest against Seattle was because of Field Turf [NYT Goal]
Sure, ONTD had the picture of Upson’s undies up first, but ladies, Kickette has even more for you [Kickette]
Steve McClaren to Ajax? Really? Is such a thing possible without the world coming to an end? [The Beautiful Game]

You have to wait almost a full minute for the payoff, but it’s there. Belgium’s Mike Tyson [The Offside]
Try to recreate this in your backyard, I dare you [Dirty Tackle]
Andre Bikey is still crazy [Off The Post]
Academy kids (and oldies at Man U) playing for their clubs this weekend [Daily Mail]

Finally:
Mexico pulls its teams from the Copa Libertadores over Swine Flu backlash. Maybe if Reynoso hadn’t been such a dick [NYT Goal]



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7 Comments


  1. EbullientFatalist

    Philly team to be named “Union.” As in, Philadelphia Union. (Will there or will there not be a “the” in front? Who knows?) Good color – navy and gold – and their crest(s) look good. They even have a Latin phrase – Vignite aut Perite – “Join or Die.” Kinda an odd demand for Philly to make; isn’t it a lose-lose when your options are Philly or death?


  2. Mike Georger

    That’s jungite aut perite, vignite would mean awake or die … which would still be pretty cool.

    Where’s your French literature education now bitch!


  3. Mike Georger

    Whoa whoa whoa whoa whoa. Hold on a minute. I’ve been trying to figure out this thing and it just struck me, the letters ‘J’ and ‘U’ didn’t exist in the Latin alphabet. What the f**k is going on here? Why not throw in a ‘W’ for good measure?

    Philadelphia Phail.


  4. Mike Georger

    Also, before I forget …

    Sanskrit. You’re majoring in a 5000 year-old dead language? Get out of my room.


  5. EbullientFatalist

    Vignite doesn’t even seem to mean “awake” in Latin. In fact, I can’t find a definition of it. I just suck at quasi-transliteration.

    Leave my French lit minor alone!


  6. EbullientFatalist

    PCU. Classic.

    And look, I can’t even defend that minor – I figured I could use it in conversation during parties, but then I realized I was living in NC or Florida, and there wouldn’t even be parties where Maupassant and Zola were discussed. And then I realized I didn’t even want to go to those types of parties anyways. Because you wanted to know.


  7. Mike Georger

    it would be a conjugation of vigilo, i may be off a letter.

    that kind of major is good for one thing, and one thing alone: jeopardy

    and in no way am i suggesting that shaping a college education around television game shows is a bad thing. it’s really the only use i’ve squeezed out of seven years thus far, i’m dominant at bar trivia.



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