October 01, 2009

SportsFilter: The Thursday Huddle:

A place to discuss the sports stories that aren't making news, share links that aren't quite front-page material, and diagram plays on your hand. Remember to count to five Mississippi before commenting in anger.

posted by huddle to general at 06:00 AM - 7 comments

Down here, it's Rugby League Grand Final time.

Not as big as the Superbowl, but we like it.

posted by owlhouse at 09:23 AM on October 01, 2009

PARRAMATTA are urging every other league fan in the nation's biggest city to join their supporters and make Sunday's grand final not just the Eels versus Melbourne, but Sydney versus Melbourne.

Just like Man City would get behind Man United if they got to the final of...

Oh wait. Not so much.

Who's your money on, Owls, and where's your heart?

posted by JJ at 10:10 AM on October 01, 2009

Oguchi Onyewu finally took the field in anger for Milan last night, playing the last 30 minutes as AC lost at home in the Champions League to FC Zurich.

Leonardo has been given the dreaded vote of confidence, which usually precedes the manager being hefted over the side.

posted by Mr Bismarck at 11:03 AM on October 01, 2009

Who's your money on, Owls, and where's your heart?

Money says Melbourne, heart says Parra. My son's an Eels fan, and they're the fairy tale story having made the Grand Final from 8th place.

posted by owlhouse at 04:21 PM on October 01, 2009

That goal came long before Gooch got on the pitch, let's be clear about that.

Given our new puppy is named Sydney--the one we get next year will be Melbourne, don't ask me why--I think y'all know who we'll be supporting. Puppy!!! :)

posted by billsaysthis at 06:00 PM on October 01, 2009

This probably doesn't warrant a FPP, because the only ones that care are Maple Leafs fans, and who cares what they think...but Mats Sundin called it quits yesterday...

posted by MeatSaber at 07:45 PM on October 01, 2009

And Swedes.

posted by tommybiden at 08:46 PM on October 01, 2009

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