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Soccer Break Monday


SOCCER-EUROPA/Welcome back after a breathtaking weekend of soccer action around Europe. If you missed anything then read our European roundup.

Now for some blogs. The real drama of the weekend came on Saturday, when FIFA banned the snood (in our picture). Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has said they shouldn’t be worn by real men. What do you think?

Ferguson was on the end of a thumping defeat to a rejuvenated Liverpool, though no one can be hurting as much as Nani, whose shinpad failed to stop a clattering Jamie Carragher tackle which left a nasty gash. Ouch.

Click here for five things we have learnt from the Premier League this season. Do you agree?