It is, as Mr Editor pointed out last week, Libertadores oÃ¢ÂÂclock. The finger tapping has been heard and duly noted, the frown has been imagined, and the hint has been taken. It's update time. (Crack on then, there's a good lad - Ed.)
When NMTB filed its missive entitled Ã¢ÂÂWhy Shakhtar will beat FulhamÃ¢ÂÂ last week, the tenet of the blog was pertaining to the Ukrainians' Europa League tie against Fulham as a whole, not just the first leg. Honest.
In September 2009 Harraby Athletic of the Cumbrian junior amateur leagues beat Edenvale Hawks 3-2, ending a three-year losing streak. By this point Harraby were already being talked up by some as BritainÃ¢ÂÂs worst football team Ã¢ÂÂ perhaps even the worst football team ever.
Lucio is the only central defender available to Jose Mourinho this weekend Ã¢ÂÂ but by the way the Brazilian took on the Chelsea front line and anyone else who ventured near InterÃ¢ÂÂs penalty area, he can perform the job alone at Udinese.