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Neil Ashton's a nice guy, decent reporter. But this is just stupid. Precious Roy

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 […]


Ruh roh, England need to play well.

WC2010 Liveblog: USA v. ALG/ENG v. SLV

Here. We. Go. For a morning as big as this, we’re going with the super-sized unified mega-liveblog. GET IN!
by The Stretford End

Hey baby it's cold outside.

Weekend Bootroom: Frozen edition

Today doesn’t really matter for anything, since Manchester United and Blackpool were suspended for today’s match, but it would have been plenty entertaining. I’m not going to write much today. It’s a goo...
by The Stretford End

This isn't a real UFer, but it very well could have been.

Saturday Bootroom: Hangover Edition

It’s another week in professional soccer, and things are starting to shake out in most of the major leagues. Meanwhile, most of the UF crew is likely recovering from an unhealthy enjoyment of adult beverages. While Precio...
by The Stretford End


Glory Glory Man United!

Saturday Bootroom: Blatant Bewbs Edition

Look, it’s been a rough week for us soccer fans. We’ve had no games to watch, and those that actually happened were disappointing for most of our nations. Then, we had to watch the circus surrounding Liverpool, and ...
by The Stretford End


Your World Cup Playoffs Open Thread

If our calculations are correct, the Egypt/Algeria playoff is about to start. If you’re not following us on Twitter (and really, you should be, tsk tsk), here’s the link to FIFA’s website where they’ll a...
by James T


Carling Cup Bootroom: Arsenal-Spurs Edition

It’s time for the Sippy Cup! Can you feel the excitement? Can you feel the tension? No? Well, start feeling it now… or else. The day is obviously headed up by the Tottenham Hotspurs v. Wenger’s Little Boys. I&...
by The Stretford End