Here’s the thing—writers need to make a living. They need to put bread on the table, coal in the stove, oil in the lamps and clothes on the backs of whatever ungrateful spawnlings may be haunting the mildew-choked corners of their rickety shacks.
The problem is, when you’re writing about something like soccer, there’s only so much you can write. There are only so many teams, only so many players, only so many matches per week.
It’s not politics and it's not human interest drivel. It will not affect whether or not North Korean launches a nuke and it doesn’t have much to do with child slave soldiers in Africa.
But for the love of all things scared, can we curtail the inanity just a smidge? Here is a sampling of some of the most moronic, pointless, WTF headlines to hit the EPL between game weeks 26 and 27.