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Of Course He FJM’d Something

So this was super low-hanging fruit. So much so that I really considered not doing it. Instead I was going to FJM the comments on the same piece, because that’s even lower-hanging fruit. But this piece from October sent the Soccerlytics world into a shit fit, which is about the easiest thing in the world […]

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We wrote a lot of words, some of them alright

Unprofessional Foul has been a beautiful thing in my life for a long time. I have a lot of friends as a result of our communal comment-sectioning in David Hirshey’s columns on Deadspin — and then the ‘stache ended up being one of the groomsmen in my wedding some years later. UFers have an almost […]

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L’Affaire Valbuena

Although the story broke a while ago, everyone is still talking about “L’Affaire Valbuena.” Need to catch up? Confused from the start? Simply here for the titillation? Let’s run through things so we’re all on the same page. Back in June 2015 as Les Bleus were preparing for friendlies against Belgium and Albania, rumors began […]

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Divorce, Anger, Sadness: The Manchester United Story

  None of us would be here if not for the journey, and none of us knows where the journey will lead us from here. As I look back at the time since Unprofessional Foul shut its doors, I see a roller coaster of emotions, changes left and right, new love and massive sadness. The […]

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The Good, The Bad, The WTF

Let’s not kid ourselves. We don’t really get to do these anymore. As such, I am dispensing with any notion that we might present a “good” or “bad” here and going straight to the WTF. That is what you want, right? Actually, I don’t care. Here we go. Welcome to Unprofessional Foul’s new venture, the […]


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World Champs Will Play on a Frozen Tundra

When the Spanish national team arrived in Lithuania for today’s Euro 2012 qualifier, they discovered that the pitch at the Dariaus Ir Gireno stadium in Kaunas is in pretty bad shape. Actually, it looks like the old sod at...
by BG


Such a Polite Game!

Cricket is such a polite game. They interrupt matches for tea! They use polite terms like “wickets” and “bowling.” They wear cute little uniforms. And speaking of clothes, Queensland Cricket paceman Mitc...
by Unprofessional Foul


Univ. of Evansville Soccer Player Alive After Originally Reported Deceased

University of Evansville soccer player Abby Guerra has been discovered alive after being misidentified as deceased after a fatal car crash. While good news for Guerra’s family who had thought their daughter had died, it w...
by The Fan's Attic



Rafa is a Red Bull

Grant Wahl has just tweeted that Rafa Marquez has joined Red Bull New York on a 5-year, $25 million contract. The 31 year-old was released from Barcelona mere hours ago, and now joins Titi and Juan Pablo Angel as the RBNY DPs.
by The NY Kid


The Inevitable Letdown: Bayern-Aberdeen Liveblog

After last week’s draw, Aberdeen travels to Munich this time to take on Bayern. Bayern hold the cards in this match up with a stronger team, 2 away goals and home field advantage. I’ll be with you here until it gets...
by Jacob


Champions League Preview: Revenge Mission.

Cue the music and the cheesy PlayStation graphics, and those ugly birds singing about Champions to promote crap beer. It’s second-leg time in the quarters and boy oh boy, do Liverpool have a mountain to climb this afterno...
by Unprofessional Foul