Crazy things are happening in English soccer today and the folks at Sky Sports have got us all covered. Here they are calling the most heartbreaking news of the day: Reading F.C.'s brief flirtation with the playoffs.
Gus Poyet had been the manager for Brighton & Hove Albion for over three years when he was suspended following the club's loss to Crystal Palace in mid-May. Today, Poyet learned he was officially fired when BBC producers printed out a press release from the team announcing the decision and it was read aloud for him…
Brighton actually outscored Liverpool 4-3 in today's 5th round FA Cup match at Anfield (one punctuated by this streaker). Unfortunately for Seagulls supporters, three of those goals were directed into their own net.