Your Champions League Matchday 1 (Day 2) Open Thread

You thought you could get away from fútbol #content,  didn't you?  In my best Lee Corso doing a SEC cheerleader from behind impression, Yeah,  I hope you stocked up on bleach prior to reading this.  Try getting THAT image out of your head. You're welcome. And now,  to the important stuff! Yesterday,  we were

Your Sexy Soccer Saturday Open Thread or When Will Mourinho get fired already?

It's been one heck of a couple of weeks for ole Grumpy Pants. First,  United lost to something called Brighton Hove and Albion: Then, they lost 0-3 at home to Tottenham. The presser afterwards was... not good. Now,  the pressure is fully on and the news coming out of England is that if

Sexy Soccer Saturday Open Thread – The REAL Fútbol Begins

So,  last week, King Hippo took you through the beginning of the English Premier League (EPL). In addition to the EPL, the French league,  Ligue 1, started last weekend. Here are the standings for both leagues: Meanwhile,  La Liga and Serie A BOTH start this weekend while the German Bundesliga starts play

Your 2018 La Liga Preview

The games start today (in roughly 15 minutes, I believe), so what better time than the present to give you what you've all been waiting for? Contrary to what Litre_cola might have said in his preview, I don't believe in too much fútbol.  Hell, the rest of the world doesn't either.

Your completely biased Lesser footy EPL preview.

Those were my seats the last time that I saw premier league football live at Craven Cottage.   It's that time of year again commentists, futbol is kicking off! I'm aware that Mr. Balls and others dislike the EPL but it's what's on my teevee on Saturdays and the good La Liga

Final thoughts: The 2018 World Cup comes to an end

The dust has been settled, the alcohol from Sunday has finally worn off and the teams have gone home. It's time for some concluding thoughts about this World Cup. Where do you rank this World Cup? Balls: I've said it before,  but I honestly think it's the Best World Cup EVAR! I've

The Wait is Over: BEL-ENG, World Cup 3rd Place Open Thread

The World Cup third place match is also known as the Losers’ Final. It’s a charmless assessment, but the consensus around the game seems to be “Why even play it”. Sure, the stakes are placing 3rd or 4th, but bitching about playing (or watching) the game has to be First

Raging Lesser Semi #2 Open Thread (Croatia v. England)

Yes, I am re-using pictures that I deem good luck for certain "most favoured nation" sides.  Wanna fight about it? Croatia (+250) v. England (+130; draw +205) (14:00 EST, Fox) As usual throughout their charmed tourney lives, the Cuck Liouns are favoured, despite not really being one of even the five or