Some Rain Fell At A Football Match.

If you were unfortunate enough to sit through the France v Ukraine Euro 2012 match yesterday you would have witnessed commentators and sports pundits claim that the thunder storm which, suspended play for an hour, was of biblical proportions.

ITV’s Adrian Chiles, once expertly described as ‘a thumb in a suit‘ was on the brink of launching into an end of days rant such was the hysteria surrounding nothing more than some thunder and lightening which lasted only half an hour.

Of course with no actual football to broadcast for a full hour the cameras turned on the fans who, in typical sports fan style, made the most of the short lived inconvenience.

(image via Buzzfeed)

Rangers F.C. The Movie.

With news of a TV movie being made about the current Leveson Inquiry, into the practises and ethics of the British press, we think that the ongoing epic saga centred around Glasgow Rangers Football Club should also be considered for  a film adaptation.

Let’s face it, those of us familiar with this story know that since the club’s entry into administration back in February there’s been a series of shocking revelations, accusations of double dealings and deceit. Also, there’s a solid cast of main characters and the story up till now has been filled with outrageous twists and turns.

But what if this extraordinary confusing chronicle, about one of Glasgow’s most famous clubs, received a big screen adaptation? Who would flesh out those involved? We tried to come up with some suggestions and before this kicks off into an all too familiar stramash about Rangers and Celtic remember, this is just for a bit of much needed light relief from a completely neutral standpoint.

So sit back doon on yer arse and put oot that molotov cocktail.

Alec Baldwin as Rangers manager Ally McCoist.

 

Liam Neeson as ex-Rangers manager Walter Smith.

 

Peter McNichol as Rangers chairman Craig Whyte.

 

Rory McCann as Sales Sharks owner Brian Kennedy.

 

Gary Oldman as former Rangers director Paul Murray.

 

Stephen Fry as former Rangers chairman Sir David Murray.

 

Geoffrey Palmer as takeover consortium leader Charles Green

 

(Top), Mark Strong as BBC reporter Mark Daly. (Bottom) Stanley Tucci as Reporting Scotland's Chris Mclaughlin

 

Damien Lewis as Celtic manager Neil Lennon.

 

 

 

 

HMS Friday’s Link Haul

Stuff which what we found interestin'.

Want to know exactly how much the cast of Jersey Shore make a year? Blood will boil! (via Warming Glow)

Marlon Brando penned a rather creepy letter to an air stewardess during a flight in 1966. (via Film Drunk)

Some amazing pictures of celebrities back in the day. (via This Is Not Porn)

We wonder if the same thing happens when you drink the dye.

15 of the best luckiest scores throughout sporting history. (via Bleacher Report)

The weird and wonderful ways in which music f@cks with your head. (via Cracked)

If only all of the Harry Potter films were more like this.

Apparently there is a sequel planned for one of the worst films of all time, thankfully it’s delayed. (via Den Of Geek)

Artist Jeffrey Thomas has created the perfect Twisted Disney Princesses (via Geeks Of Doom)

Author Neil Gaiman has a refreshing opinion on copyright piracy. (via Gamma Squad)

Your morning slice of schadenfreude.