August 14, 2019

SportsFilter: The Wednesday Huddle:

A place to discuss the sports stories that aren't making news, share links that aren't quite front-page material, and diagram plays on your hand. Remember to count to five Mississippi before commenting in anger.

posted by huddle to general at 06:00 AM - 4 comments

I'm confused: What is the UEFA Super Cup and why are Liverpool and Chelsea playing in it?

posted by rcade at 03:08 PM on August 14

UEFA Super Cup is the winner of last seasons UEFA Champions League (Liverpool) and UEFA Europa Cup (Chelsea)

Other countries also usually have Super Cups at the beginning of the season between the winner of the league (top of the table at end of the season) and the cup winner (knockout style competition)

posted by prof at 03:11 PM on August 14

That was an entertaining match. You could tell it was going to be lost on that deciding kick.

As someone who's watched far too much West Ham (because they're the local team on EastEnders; don't judge me), it was nice to see Adrian do well.

posted by rcade at 07:48 PM on August 14

Now we have more trophies than ManU again and all is good with the world.

posted by billsaysthis at 10:44 AM on August 15

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