Some of the best of the soccer web with an atrocious piece thrown in now and again.
Stanley Lover asks fellow referees if they are indeed nuts. Most fans will be able to provide a ready answer while most colour commentators will need half a dozen replays before coming up with a definitive response. Commentators will probably agree but point out that there is no malice in their answers.
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Scotszine.com claims to have detected a change in outlook last week in Scotland as the prospect of Rangers Football Club being liquidated began to look like a real possibility.
David Fox looks back at a time when money was no object for an outlaw league in Colombia.
Gabriele Marcotti looks at the issue of third-party ownership or as it should be known “rent-a-player.” It may not be allowed in England but that is not the case elsewhere.
A “they-don’t-know-how-easy-they-have-it” piece from the Guardian’s Secret Footballer.
Former Leeds United, Manchester United and Scotland centre-half Gordon McQueen is battling cancer. Here is an interview in which he talks about the battle against the disease.
A well-reasoned piece from Daniel Taylor on the FA’s decision to strip John Terry of the England captaincy.
“More than Arshavin” looks at how Russian fans view their football exports.
The New Yorker had this all-encompassing piece from Wendell Steavenson on the Egypt football tragedy of last week.
Mike Goodman looks at what David Moyes means to Everton.
This is the 20th season of the Premier League and the Guardian remembers the often difficult birth.
Ernst Bouwes reports on the ongoing battle that is tearing Ajax apart.
A RT from Beyond the Pitch just after the Super Bowl half time show.
“@KimJongNumberUn: Compared to Dad’s funeral, this halftime show is overproduced.”
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