Monday, February 16, 2009

Streaking Towards the FA Cup

Streaking is a British sports tradition nearly as old as the FA Cup, but rarely has a streaker's actions impacted a match. The Telegraph has the story of how one cupid's dash cost Championship side Coventry City a win against Blackburn Rovers in the Fifth Round of the FA Cup. Turns out the stoppage spent apprehending cupid gave Blackburn just enough time to net a late equalizer. Even more shameful, the streaker didn't have the courage to go the full Monty.

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