Monday, December 02, 2013

Post Holiday Gobble Post: Barca Crisis?!, Bale Hat-Trick, AVB Angry, Jol Out

Right! We hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving and gave thanks and all that good stuff. Back to business. Firstly, as expected, poor Martin Jol got the sack yesterday. You know what that means.
"I don't mind 'City till we die'. They can die as soon as they want, as long as they leave the club for the majority who just want to watch good football."
Elsewhere in England, Hull City defeated Liverpool for the first time ever. Ever. Ever Ever? Ever Ever Ever? Yes. Chris Bascombe was there and filed this reportStuart James was at Cardiff City Stadium to witness local boy Aaron Ramsey's masterclass. Alistair Magowan was at the Etihad Stadium to see Nasri notch two to lead City over Swansea. Richard Jolly was there, too. He has Three Thoughts about what went down. Meanwhile, more trouble at Spurs (they drew at home to United) where AVB is making things personal. Not really the best move, Dre. Here's the rest of your Premier League hoopla:

Over in Italy, Juve got a last-gasp winner from Llorente to go top after Roma could only draw with Sampdoria. Also, some guy named Kaka (Jesus owns him) scored for Milan as they won on the road. There's an interesting match this afternoon: Lazio vs. Napoli. Here's a weekend review.

The news in Spain centers on Barcelona and Real Madrid. No surprise there! The surprise lies in the face that league leaders Barcelona suffered their first league loss of the season against Athletic Bilbao at the new San Mamés. It's their second loss on the trot in all competitions. In terms of Real Madrid, Gareth Bale scored three as his side rolled over Real Valladolid. Not just three, mind you. It was the perfect hat-trick. Head, Left Foot, Right Foot. Here's a weekend review.
You will complete the stadiums as agreed...
Christ. More fun in Brazil as the locals strain to accommodate the demands of SPECTRE FIFA. A crane collapsed in Sao Paolo, killing at least two workers. Tim Vickery takes a look.

That gets us up to speed after a wonderful weekend of footie. We'll have loads tomorrow as it's another big Tuesday.



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