Saturday Morning Footy – Open Thread

Good morning commentists wherever you are in the frozen northern hemisphere! This Premier League season has been a roller coaster of emotions for me as my beloved London Jaguras have been absolutely terrible this campaign. They've allowed 53 goals in 24 games. I am not a mathlete but that is not

Your “Which Team in Liga MX Should I Adopt?” Sexy Soccer Saturday Open Thread

As we all know, there is only one game left in the NFL season. That means it's time to find other sports and divertissements to amuse ourselves. We've already got a healthy Premier League-loving community but those games are all but done by mid-day or mid-afternoon, depending on

Of Blackouts and… Watford? WTF! Fútbol AM Open Thread

We're into Matchday 5 of the English Premier League, 4 for La Liga. However, a premium channel tier dispute between DirecTV and beIn Sports has taken La Liga broadcasts off my TV. Since beIn is from the Al Jazeera group, I'll irresponsibly declare that this smells like protectionist crap. But

Liverpool! Real Madrid! Champions League Final Open Thread

Yes yes yes. The European club championship starts at 1:30 Central. The winner of this yooge deal tournament gets a proportionally extravagant trinquet, which the Spanish call La Orejona (the big-eared one): The Brits call it the Big Cup, and I imagine toffs creaming all over themselves for the generic understatement. OF

2018 World Cup Preview: The Uruguay Way

The Uruguay bullet points are: being a tiny nation nuts about fútbol, and a team that features a biter. All are true, as the English press and other haytahs will remind us with evergreen hackery. Just know that the history of fútbol cannot be written without Uruguay. The English Football Association

European Seeding, Relegation Seething Fútbol Open Thread

It’s May dammit! How wonderful. Look at those flowers and clear skies…  [inhales deeply]  [flicks 🚬 at bird]  It’s still a long way for the damn NFL season, but at least there’s high drama in fútbol.  The EPL and La Liga are wrapping up. Each has its champion: Barcelona remains unbeaten in league