|Mario's back to lead the line at Liverpool...|
In Germany, it's pretty much Bayern Munich vs. Borussia Dortmund. Those two sides stand apart from the rest of the league. Raphael Honigstein has a season preview and thinks Dortmund can defy the odds and challenge the might Bayern. This weekend in particular? Here's preview. Bayern Munich actually begin things this afternoon against Wolfsburg. Uli Hesse has a piece on the hilarious history of the Bundesliga opener. And, of course, since the Bundesliga is back, everyone's favorite Schalke supporter must make his return, as well. Welcome back, buddy!!
|We've missed you...|
The Joy of Six! This week it's High-Scoring Football Draws. Enjoy the Joy.
Barney Ronay on the Transfer Window and why we want it shut. Now. Make it stop!! Wait. Not quite yet: The Mill. Plus One. Plus Plus One.
And finally...Ex-Cardiff City boss Malky Mackay apparently sent texts like this:
He's not alone, sadly. No real surprise, though.
Enjoy the weekend.