International Weekend. England have a meaningless game in the Ukraine, Wales are in Finland, Ireland host Italy and Scotland have a weekend in Japan(?!)
Celtic and Rangers both make noises about leaving the SPL in the next ten years. The league say that nothing's changed despite them making the same noises in the 90s.
Rooney says he won't shed a tear for Ronaldo if Portugal don't qualify. Wayne also pointed out that for the players the remaining games are vital to book their places on the flight to South Africa. Which is fine, except he and several others know they'll be going barring injuries.
Cannavaro fails a drugs test after having had "an injection for an insect bite". Idiots.
Flavio's future remains in the balance at QPR after the league decide to ask him some questions. Similarly they decided to write to Leeds to ask about their ownership and the Notts County hearing was delayed. Nothing like getting things done, is there?
Gavin Hoyte moves to Bristol City on a months loan.
Hendon sign up three players - Lewis Ochoa joins on dual registration from Maidenhead while Tashan Francis-Adeyinka (previously in Southend's youth system) and Andreas Pilides (from local football) both signed.
FA Cup Third Qualifying Round this week. £7500 grand up for grabs and a chance of a plum tie against Oxford or Luton for the winners.