This is why you should’ve just taken the money, man.
C’mon, Cesc. If you’re gonna pick a fight with someone, you gotta get up in his face. Don’t sit back and kick the ball at him like a little turd. (That being said, good aim, though.)
Crystal Palace’s four-match win streak looks to be coming to an end as they’re down 2-0 at home to West Bromwich Albion—and that second goal is a real screamer off the boot of Craig Gardner, whose 30-yard strike made it past Julian Speroni and likely would have beaten any keeper in the league.
West Brom are on the higher end of the Premier League's lower class, where good seasons involve winning relegation battles with a few weeks to spare and bad ones involve fingernails gnawed down to the nub. As such, they have little to offer players with loftier ambitions and the talent to get them there. So when they…
"If you want a Savile Row suit, you pay Savile Row prices, but you can still put a suit on your back from Tesco's... It would be unfair to expect the Tesco man to look as good as the Savile Row man." [West Brom manager Roy Hodgson on the team's bankroll, via Yahoo! Sport]