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Uncle Menno

  • joined Feb 11, 2011
  • last login Jul 24, 2014
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Staff Writer, Moderator, and Poet Laureate at Cartilage Free Captain.

Late-30s geek from northern Indiana. Classically-trained musician and musicologist. My day job is in arts administration at a small Indiana liberal arts college. I home-roast coffee, play the banjo, love board games, craft beer, and sci-fi/fantasy novels.

I like all those SPORTBALL teams over there on the right.

A Fan Of...

  • NFL Pittsburgh Steelers
  • NCAAB Indiana Hoosiers
  • NCAAF Notre Dame Fighting Irish
  • FIFA USA
  • EPL Tottenham Hotspur
  • MLS Chicago Fire
  • Soccer C.D. Saprissa (Liga Costarricense)
User Blog

Ledley King opens new NDP supermarket

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So, like, the Northumberland Development Project is actually happening, y'all. And it's starting with a supermarket. Former Tottenham captain, current club ambassador, and forever club legend Ledley King was first through the doors at north London's newest Sainsbury's supermarket, highlighting the first major building in a redevelopment plan that will eventually include a new Tottenham Hotspur stadium. HE SHOPS WHERE HE WANTS! HE SHOPS WHERE HE WAAAA-AAAAANTS! LEDLEY KING AT SAINSBURY'S HE SHOPS WHERE HE WAAAAAAAANTS!

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Boo! Kyle Walker scares his teammates.

Kyle Walker is a scary, scary man.

Saturday EPL Open Thread

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It's back! The football is back! Talk about it in here.

CFC Poetry Slam 12: Paging Julie Andrews

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Oh, let's face it, you needed some new poetry this week, didn't you?

Saturday EPL Open Thread

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Come get your soccer talk on about Saturday's matches.

Spurs v. Chelsea: match ratings a la Top Chef

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Uncle Menno gives his take on player ratings to the theme of Top Chef winners.

Spurs v. Chelsea: lineups and match thread

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It's Spuds v. Chavs in a pivotal early EPL match-up. Come chat with the CFC folks as we take on.. uh, CFC.

Spurs draw Hull City in League Cup 4th round

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Spurs will face relegation-threatened Hull -- and former player Tom Huddlestone -- in a favorable home match-up

Dispatches from #batcountry: Spurs in for Mata?

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Juan Mata is out of favor at Mourinho's Chelsea. Could he be in line for a move to north London?

Defoe: I need match time to make England squad

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Defoe wants to go to Brazil next summer. Somehow this means that he's unhappy at Spurs.

Tottenham Hotspur international round-up

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Several Spurs players participated in this past weeks' World Cup qualification matches. Here's how they did.

Potential Departures: Adebayor

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Nobody would be surprised if Ade gets sold today, right? Right?

Tottenham to face Aston Villa in League Cup

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Tottenham to travel to Villa Park in the CapitalOne Cup Third Round.

AVB confirms Bale transfer to Madrid is imminent

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After months of speculation, Andre Villas-Boas has confirmed in a press conference what we already knew: Gareth Bale will be sold to Real Madrid.

Palace v. Spurs: Lineups and Match Thread

Come chat with the CFC crew as Spurs head to Selhurst Park!

EPL Week One Open Thread

FOOOOOOOOOOTBAAAAAAAAAAAAAALLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!

Spurs to Huddlestone and Livermore: Go to Hull

Hull City Tigers and Tottenham Hotspur announce the permanent signing of Spurs CM Tom Huddlestone, and a season-long loan for Jake Livermore.

Spurs' €15m offer for Halilovic accepted

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A Croatian report suggests that Spurs have had a second fee agreed for Alen Halilovic by Dinamo Zagreb... but we've been here before.

#batcountry: United bidding for Bale

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Manchester United may have/many not have placed/are placing/will place a bid for Gareth Bale. But don't worry about it, because it's never going to happen.

Community Shield and Sunday open thread

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Discuss Manchester United v. Wigan, other Sunday football matches, or anything else you want to talk about in here.

#batcountry: Barcelona bidding for Jan Vertonghen

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Someone says that someone else is reporting that Barcelona are TOTALLY BIDDING for Jan Vertonghen. It's TRUE! I read about it on Twitter!

Europa play-off: Spurs play Dinamo Tbilisi

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Spurs will head to the former Soviet republic of Georgia to take on Dinamo Tbilisi in the play-off round of the 2013-14 Europa League.

Spurs vs. Monaco: preview, TV, streaming, more

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Tottenham takes on oil-drenched French club Monaco at Stade Louis II in what should be their stiffest preseason test yet.

Clint Dempsey to sign with Seattle Sounders

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Clint Dempsey is set to make a shocking return to MLS with Seattle

Eight of Spurs' first 13 matches televised in USA

NBC released the first three months of its EPL schedule for the American market, and Spurs are well represented.

Spurs v. South China: match summary and notes

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A blowout match that never really challenged our boys, but that's not necessarily what friendlies are for, is it?

Saturday's Asia Trophy matches could be cancelled

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Barclay's Asia Trophy officials might cancel Saturday's matches, including Spurs - South China, if the rain doesn't abate in Hong Kong by tomorrow.

Jan Vertonghen will have MRI on ankle

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Jan Vertonghen will have an MRI on his injured knee after being stretchered off during Spurs' 3-1 loss to Sunderland in Hong Kong.

AVB says Danny Rose will stay

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Andre Villas Boas said some nice things about Danny Rose and implied that he has a future at Tottenham Hotspur.

Join the Cartilage Free Captain Fantasy Football League!

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Love your Fantasy Premier League action? We're doing the Cartilage Free Captain fantasy league again. Join up at fantasy.premierleague.com and use code 249134-103555 to join the league. It's free to play! Bonus points if you win without any Gooners. (Not really.)

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