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Monday “Meh” list: quick recap of the slightly overrated

May 14, 2012, 11:40 AM EDT

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Quick-hit list of people, places and things we noticed over the weekend that land on the over-done or overly praised side. Not necessarily awful but, you know, just “meh.”

  • Preliminary rosters
  • Joey Barton … still
  • Player nicknames on Spanish-language broadcasts
  • Newspaper columnist who know nothing about soccer – who feel the need to weigh in on soccer
  • The phrase “card happy”
  • Premature Euro buildup
  • Everybody being linked with Arsenal
  • Canadian Championships (C’mon, guys, get more teams involved, eh?)
  • Heath Pearce as a center back
  • “I thought we deserved the result.”  /  “I thought we deserved more.”
  • This year’s Champions League final
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