Schadenfreude Corner: KP ‘The Nuts’ Pietersen

Image: REUTERS/Luke MacGregor.

When you get dropped from the England cricket team for allegedly sending critical text messages about your fellow players to the opposition, it’s fair to say you’re unlikely to receive the biggest welcome when you return to your club.

So congrats to Kevin Pietersen, who generously gave supporters something to get their teeth into at the weekend by getting bowled out first ball and having to do the walk of shame to a veritable chorus of enthusiastic boos and hisses.

Did you really think you could call your captain a ‘doos’ and no-one would figure out what it meant? You’re not the only one with access to electronic communication, Kev.

Quä Quäger: England Football’s Soundtrack To Success

The England national football team’s supporter’s band was refused entry to the their team’s opening fixture vs. France on Monday. It was presumed that an outcry from England supporters would immediately follow, leading to band becoming a cause celebre and having their status of ‘official’ reaffirmed by the FA, who would heroically force Ukranian football authorities to allow them back in for Friday’s tie vs. Sweden.

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