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Support for the 6+5 Rule, Ronaldo Off the Mark in Brazil, Top 15 Craziest Yellow and Red Cards, and more



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The start of a new week usually means our attentions are turned away from the frivolous and back to the serious, and if you were occupied with work (or pretending to work) on Monday, allow me to catch you up on what you may have missed around the vast interweb.

Could the 6+5 Rule Revive Football?

An Arsenal fan in favor of the 6+5 rule? Sounds like the work of fiction, but at least one actually does exist.

FA Cup Semifinal Draw: Rigged or Luck?

Manchester United have gotten the best FA Cup semifinal draw possible (unless Hull City beat Arsenal, that is) by getting Everton.

Percentages in Favor of English Teams Progressing in CL

Some tricky ties away Manchester United, Arsenal, and Chelsea, but the percentages are in favor of all three to move on to the Champions League quarters, while Liverpool are sitting pretty after their away win in Madrid.

Fancy a Proper Pint in a Pub? Here’s What to Order

If you plan on watching this week’s Champions League action from a local pub, but you have no idea what brew to choose, here’s a nice little guide to help you make the right choice.

The Original Ronaldo Is Officially Back

Get a little choked up or excited seeing the man do what he does best again? You’re not alone.

Craziest Yellow and Red Cards

There have been some unbelievable cards dished out over the years, both rightly and wrongly. Narrowing down the list to 15 isn’t easy, but Neil Jones does it.

Another, Albeit Less Successful, Fake Player Hoax

Coming up with a fake player can sometimes wind up as the stuff of legends. And sometimes, well, 15 minutes ends up being more like 15 seconds.

Win a George Best T-Shirt

The Republik of Mancunia’s monthly competition is back for March, and after a Denis Law t-shirt was up for grabs last month, this month’s prize also commemorates a United legend from the 60s.

Encore! Encore!

And because this will never, ever get old, here’s everyone’s favorite drunken Athletic Bilbao fan air-sexing a TV reporter.

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