What I'm reading - October 5, 2015

What I'm reading, on the heels of a fantasy gameweek that saw me jump into the top 3K places despite having sold the player who scored five goals and was the leading choice for everyone's coffee cup (that's the captaincy for everyone not making jokes based on old AOL Instant Messanger icons).

Six things we learned from Norwich City’s narrow loss to Leicester

EPSN FC Tactics & Analysis Blog

When replacing Brendan Rodgers, Liverpool need to think weird

Should Jurgen Klopp replace Brendan Rodgers?

Southampton Were Never Bad


"Sport has the power to change the world…it has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they understand. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair. It is more powerful than government in breaking down racial barriers."
-- Nelson Mandela
YouTube and a host of sporting institutions and stars are joining together to promote equality on the occasion of LGBT Pride month and the World Cup. We are at an inflection point in LGBT awareness and rights, and it's good to see our soccer/football community taking the lead in normalizing sexuality and gender identity of all types.

Daniel Sturridge Goal England v. Peru

Getting Messi

... or, Just Higuain Around. A one-act play in three part.

Me: Thought this would be of interest to you:


Co-worker: Argentina's away jersey this year is ugly.

Me: It looks better on paper. Much like their team in general.

... and, scene. Thank you.

Cardiff City sign Frederico Macheda

Not bad for someone who, as far as I know*, has only ever scored one goal. Albeit this one:

* I know. I know.

The Week Ahead, Part 1 - Schedule Analysis

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Cheers - Neal