Friday, October 24, 2014

¡El Clásico!

Whew. There goes another one, eh? We find ourselves on a Friday yet again, eagerly awaiting the fine fixtures that will be thrown our way over the next two days. The Big One is at the Santiago Bernabéu, but we'll get to that a bit later. Best to start in the Premier League, where Chelsea's trip to Manchester United has SSN Headquarters on edge. Here we go!

The Special One and LVG meet again...

¡El Clásico! ¡El Clásico! ¡El Clásico! ¡El Clásico! ¡El Clásico! ¡El Clásico! ¡El Clásico! It all goes down tomorrow at 12 p.m. EDT on beIN Sports USA. Is it The Biggest Game in Club History?

Sid Lowe has a preview here. Graham Hunter explains why the contest is so compelling here. Tim Vickery says Neymar is learning from Messi here. Alan Smith ponders who has the better lineup here. You want a 50-50 Challenge? It's here. Lawro?! Lawro?! What's he doing talking about this? Geez, everyone wants a piece of the action. One final preview? Sure, why not?

Did you see the vid of Lamela's rabona above? Pretty sick, right? It happened last night in the Europa League. Here's the rest of what happened last night in the Europa League.

The Joy of Six is...well, it's an odd one this week. Big-Boned Footballers. Enjoy.

Just a wee bit of history...

Look at this: As the MLS season enters its final weekend, the Supporters' Shield is still up for grabs and the race to for Eastern Conference playoff spots is heating up quite nicely. Here's what to watch when the assGalaxy and Sounders clash.

Podcast! What a week! On today's Football Weekly Extraaaaaa, AC Jimbo has Barry Glendenning, James Horncastle and Rafa Honigstein in the pod to look back on a huge week in the Champions League, with Liverpool outclassed by Real, Bayern ruthless against Roma, and Arsenal lucky to beat Anderlecht. Also in the show, Sid Lowe looks forward to Luis Suárez's likely return in a typically low-key clásico, while we also catch up with the state of play in India's Super League and Ireland's Premier League. Finally, we preview the big games in the Premier League this weekend, including Manchester United v Chelsea, Sunderland v Arsenal, and 'Arry Redknapp v Adel Taarabt.

Let's not forget Italy. Here's a preview of the weekend's Serie A menu.

And finally...The day UFOs stopped play.



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