The Morning Hi-5-Weds 11/7

The best footy links you can check out while pondering why the British are so damn funny…

1) Barcelona takes to the field against the Scottish wall that is Rangers…(Barcelona Offside)

2) Another Sevilla blog, actually in English. Rafa is the head of starting up the Sevilla Peña in America...(Brigada Americana)

3) Beach Soccer anyone? Spain beats the US in the opening round of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup…(SI)

4) You think medics would know how to pick up a stretcher…(The Red Cauldron)

5) Phil Ball takes a trip to the Basque region. Don’t go near any ATM’s!!! (ESPNSoccernet)

And here’s some beach soccer action for everyone. Don’t forget to check out the Champions League games on http://www.live-footy.org. That’s where I’ll be.

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Champions League Semi-Roundup

Today saw my Corpus Linguistics class let out 30 minutes early, which means that I could catch a good portion of the many Champions League games scheduled for today. I simply love the days that I can sit around and be surrounded by soccer all day long. In normal Champions League fashion, most all games kickoff at the same time, so choosing what games to watch can be difficult.

First, I watched the Sevilla-Steaua Bucuresti game on a feed from Live Footy since Sevilla are my team above all. The game was well played, and Sevilla came out on top 2-1. Here is my recap via The Sevilla Offside.

Here are the GOALS!! in case you are one of those types. Check out Keita’s rocket off the left post around the 1:48 mark. What a stunning volley. Kanouté is back on the scoring train and Luis Fabiano should have netted at least 3 this game.

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