This Terrible Jack Rodwell Tackle Is Why English Soccer Is Wonderfully Stupid

Just look at this shit. A beautiful touch by Tottenham’s Mousa Dembélé to slice through Sunderland’s midfield. A completely hopeless and reckless leg-smasher of a tackle by Jack Rodwell in response to Dembélé’s skill. And somehow, despite standing three feet away with a perfect view of the clattering, a referee who…

Adam Johnson Convicted Of Sexual Activity With A Child, Faces Up To 10 Years In Prison

One year to the day after being arrested for having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl, and about a month after pleading guilty to two charges related to the case, former Sunderland winger Adam Johnson has been convicted of another charge of sexual activity with a child—one of the two brought against him at…