Ben’s busy, so I’m your Cannon Fodder step-dad today. Who wants ice cream?
Okay, here’s your stuff.
Click through to see, but Udinese (somehow not Tottenham, as Twitter power user Brad Newton noted) signed a guy literally names Kevin Lasagna. Sometimes the world is not garbage.
Boss Cowley hails Non-League Lincoln's FA Cup upset as a victory for purists in face of "frightening" cash in game https://t.co/9uAKpfcATU— James Nursey (@JamesNursey) January 18, 2017
I’m mostly noting this because I almost managed Lincoln City in Football Manager once, so I always notice when things happen to them. Next time I do this maybe I’ll find some Hospitalet news.
Manchester United’s Memphis Depay close to Lyon move for £14.7m https://t.co/pXSP3jYdH3— jamie jackson (@JamieJackson___) January 18, 2017
That went well.
Ten years too late but hallelujah, the FA are finally considering retrospective punishment for diving and the feigning of injury.— Jim Beglin (@jimbeglin) January 18, 2017
I don’t actually feel like celebrating this, since often it’s kind of a judgement call, but it would have been nice to have this rule in place back when Luis Suarez was still in the league.
And last but the polar opposite of least, here’s Alex Scott welcoming Heather O’Reilly to Arsenal. We noted that the former USWNT star was joining the club yesterday, but I’m pretty excited any time an American comes to Arsenal so I’m noting it again. She had 47 goals and 55 assists in a 14-year international career. Hopefully she has plenty more for the Arsenal.