WE'RE BACK FOR SEASON 4! The Full Kit Wankers connect via Zoom (for the foreseeable future -- gotta see wassup with this delta variant) for another socially distant weekly episode!
Hot soccer goss: Ronaldo started and scored. Whoda thought? Literally everyone. Geordies had a special song for the lad, and there was a banner flown over the stadium calling him out. More men called out on their bullshit: Mendy trial date set; Jerome Boateng found guilty on domestic violence; Chelsea fan under investigation for sectarian abuse
Not Cool Moment of the Week: 18 year old Harvey Elliott was hurt during Liverpool’s 3-0 win against Leeds United on Sunday, with the club confirming he will have to undergo surgery. The game was halted shortly before the hour when Elliott, who has become a member of Liverpool's first-team this season, was hurt in a challenge by Leeds player Pascal Struijk. Jurgen Klopp said after the game that he had been told Elliott's ankle had been dislocated.
Across the pond we got our usual Premier League recap. We go over the rest of the weekend fixtures. La Liga /Bundesliga/ Serie A/ Ligue 1 roundups!
In our own Backyard: Ricardo Pepi is on Serie A clubs' radar? We go over USMNT's recent run of form in qualifiers. What do we need to improve? Plus, all that drama surrounding Mckennie...
Female Intended Play: NWSL declared Sunday's match between the Washington Spirit and the OL Reign a forfeit "due to breaches of the league's medical protocols by the Spirit."; Players have criticised the decision to hold their Championship match on an artificial turf pitch at 9am. NWSL announced Providence Park in Portland would host the fixture on November 20th, with a kick-off time of 9am. The news sparked anger among NWSL players and beyond; UEFA Women's Champions League group stage draw made.
Remember, stay safe out there FKWs and remember you've got subs if you need 'em! ⚽️🤘
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