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Venezuelans Take Futsal Very Seriously

Posted November 9, 2011 by BG

Futsal is like indoor soccer without the astroturf and hockey walls. Most soccer fans would say that it’s fun to play but not so much fun to watch, unless you’re really desperate to see some footie. This shocking news story out of Venezuela suggests that at least one person there takes this game way too [...]

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Lulzy Frango in Argentine Second Division

Posted November 7, 2011 by BG

Gastón Monzón is the keeper for Huracán, a club from Buenos Aires that plays in Argentina’s Nacional B division. They’ve been out of the top flight for a couple seasons now. In case you’re interested in this sort of minutia, this is the club that discovered Javier Pastore. Anyhoo, in this weekend’s match against Rosario [...]

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The Good, The Bad, The WTF

Posted November 4, 2011 by BG

I’m attempting to clean out the GBWTF closet today, so the post will be extra random today. Let’s get things started in League 1: This is a lovely AFC Bournemouth away kit from the early 90s. I have no idea what they were going for, but it doesn’t work. At least there’s no sponsor logo [...]

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Hopelessly Late Europa League Bootroom

Posted November 3, 2011 by BG

Well, look at that. There’s a full slate of Europa League matches today, many of them already over, and we didn’t even notice. Spurs appears to have been Natcho’d by Rubin Kazan, Shamrocks are losing to Greeks, and a whole bunch of other stuff. Check times/results in the previous link there. Here’s what we’ve been [...]

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River Stumbles, Boca Rumbles

Posted October 31, 2011 by BG

It’s been a while since we checked in on River Plate’s bizarre journey through Argentina’s second division, so I thought it would be appropriate to do so at their greatest moment of schadenfreude so far. Heading into Saturday’s match with bottom-ranked Aldosivi, “Pelado” Almeyda’s men were undefeated and top of the table, with 6 wins [...]

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