In the Wire, Wood Harris was Avon Barksdale, the drug baron who ruthlessly ruled West Baltimore. Since leaving the programme, Wood Harris has been the lead in 'Sweetwater', a chronicle of the life of the first black player signed by the NBA. The film is out next year.
As a result of new figures been published this week, Soccer Sequence No.19 has been updated. Who would have guessed that Liza Minnelli would be the beautiful game's oracle. Liza, like Martin Peters, was twenty years ahead of her time. Can you guess the link between these numbers:-
Congratulations to Paul Hart on his appointment as Crystal Palace manager. Since I first mentioned Hart in a post in late August, he has managed three different clubs. Will he beat the record for the number of clubs managed in a season? To answer this question, it would be useful if I knew the record. If anyone knows the record, please let me know.
In my quest to find players who can actually dribble, here is a short video featuring a proper player. Enjoy and let me know your favorite dribbler. Some of my favourite wingers can be found on my post about Wingers with No Pace.
And here's a great read on the genius with the difficult to spell surname. Or is that just me?