Saturday, November 15, 2008

Weekend Reading

Diego Maradona's arrival at Hampden for his first game in charge provides an opportunity to reflect on the man. [Telegraph]

Elano gets fined 40K GBP (about $64K), a week's wages for the Brazilian, for publicly expressing his dismay at riding the pine. It looks like the other Brazilians don't seem to smiling as much as Robinho. [Guardian]

An excellent piece by ESPN's Wright Thompson about soccer providing a small window of opportunity for kids in Ghana. [ESPN]

Fair play to Landon Donavon for setting his sights on Germany again. I guess the prospect of earning more, and in Euros appeals to him. And Bayern Munich may need his help, as they don't seem to be playing up to their name. [LA Times]


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