Villa-Boas says he would drop Lampard in a shot if necessary and that he may well 'rest' Torres this weekend if he doesn't keep weighing in with goals, effort and assists. Which, note to André, so far he hasn't.
A rather touching story about Notts County being invited to be the first side to play at Juventus' new stadium:
(Aside: I can't believe some of their fans are moaning about it being a waste of time and bad preparation for Saturday. Seriously, enjoy your moment in the spotlight yeah?)
Andy Carroll is not a drunk says Dalglish, palming a can of Special Brew out of shot at the Liverpool FC Press Conference.
Jonny Evans says he fears he may have to up his game to stay at Man U due to the fact they now have some decent defenders.
Mourinho says last year at Real Madrid was his best season in management ever. And this piece on The Guardian is interesting reading about the disparity between the top two in La Liga and everyone else:
I thought you guys were all spuffing your pants over this league only last year? Sounds more one sided than the Scottish League to me... </trolling>
I play my FF Wildcard due to having 7 players injured post-International 'break'. Bastards... I really don't want to have a combination of Rooney, Suarez or Dzecko up front, but if I don't and they do well then my league will be over in a month. Hmmm...