Around the World of Soccer

Best quote this week:

“F**k you, I’m Milwall”

Milwall Football Club supporter Roy Larner who single handedly took on three knife wielding attackers in last weekend’s London terror attacks, suffering serious injuries and saving others in the process.  A petition (change.org link below) is being circulated to have him awarded the George Cross award, which is the highest award for gallantry a British citizen can receive.

https://www.si.com/planet-futbol/2017/06/06/roy-larner-london-terror-attack-millwall-fc

https://www.change.org/p/award-roy-larner-the-george-cross?source_location=minibar

 

Best article discovered from outside of The Republic this week:

Two this week from The Nutmeg News:

https://www.thenutmegnews.com/current/2017/6/8/james-comey-refuses-to-comment-on-promotion-relegation

https://www.thenutmegnews.com/current/2017/5/22/npsl-team-sells-out-3-games-in-a-row-after-artificially-capping-the-number-of-available-tickets-to-one

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