Links! And the Maradona in Dubai song!

Brooks Peck
Dirty Tackle

All the stuff being covered outside the unfriendly confines of the award-winning Dirty Tackle...

This song was broadcast on the Dubai Sports Channel. Because it is awesome. Try not to dance to it. [YouTube]

Here's the own goal that's sparked yet another match fixing investigation in Italy. [TFB]

The Championship: How football should be. [The FCF]

It's about time FIFPro holds a tribute match to benefit Jean Marc Bosman, [Soccer Issue]

The three-way merger that birthed AS Roma. [IBWM]

A great send-off to Giorgio Chinaglia from David Hirshey. [ESPN]

You don't celebrate your first Premier League goal with shisha, Adel Taraabt. [Fitba Thatba]

UFC president and football basher Dana White accepts challenge from former U.S. national team player Jimmy Conard. [Cagewriter]

Someone did a scientific study of why and when players dive. [KCKRS]

Fernando Torres is now blonder than ever. [Kickette]

Liverpool to erect statue of Andy Carroll as replacement for Andy Carroll. [NewsThump]

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