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The F—A by Tens Club
WHO THE FUCK ARE TENS CLUB?
DECEMBER 28, 2020

A few links, some vintage, and a schedule of games this week. Scroll to the end for a free Tens Club tote.
 

LOOK AT THE STAINED GLASS AT VILLA PARK

Photo: Neil Simpson
12/28/1998

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LIONEL MESSI, RELIGION, AND THE MEANING OF WATCHING SPORT:

His origins allow us to dream that we too can be—or could have been if we’re already too old to plausibly aspire to become a professional player—as good as he is. And because he allows us to dream in a way that no other person does, no athlete of this or any other age is better equipped to achieve this supernatural coalescence of otherworldliness and reachability than the Argentine. Not Federer, or Pelé, or Jordan, or Ali, or Gretzky, or Maradona.

Only Lionel Messi.

by Bruno Alves
via These Football Times
1/10/2016



COUNTERPOINT: D10S

"Maradona" by Alé Mercado
via Behance



SOCCER MOM FOUND SOME CHURCH MERCH:
 

"ALL BALL!" - Jesus, probably

Eastside Catholic "CHALLENGE IS A CHOICE" Sweatshirt
$40 via Beyond Retro
SIZE M
 

Single-stitch, graphics that are so-bad-they're-good, like 2,000 years old—also available in red (XS) if you click the link and dig around.

Russel Athletic "FIRST BAPTIST" Soccer T-Shirt
$26 via Etsy
SIZE S
 

Are you bold enough to tuck this into your sock or glove for an entire game?

"JESUS SAVES!' World Cup 2002 Challenge Coin
$13 via eBay

GAMES THIS WEEK:
 
[ALL TIMES EASTERN]

MONDAY
Chelsea v Aston Villa 1230p EPL
Everton v Man City 3p EPL

TUESDAY
Sevilla v Villareal 11a La Liga
Man United v Wolves 3p EPL

WEDNESDAY
Celtic v Dundee Utd 10a SPFL
America v Palmeiras 730p C do Br
Sao Paolo v Gremio 730p C do Br

THURSDAY
Bilbao v Sociedad 8a La Liga

FRIDAY
Everton v West Ham 1230p EPL
Man United v Aston Villa 3p EPL

SATURDAY
Frankfurt v Leverkusen 9a B'liga
Sporting CP v Braga 1p Primeira
R Madrid v Celta Vigo 3p La Liga
West Brom v Arsenal 3p EPL
Boca Jr v R Plate 730p Arg Prem

SUNDAY
Atalanta v Sampdoria 9a Serie A
Roma v Sampdoria 9a Serie A
Dortmund v Wolfsburg 930a B'liga
Chelsea v Man City 1130a EPL
Olympiakos v AEK 1230p Greek SL

via ESPN

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