ONE WEEK TO CHRISTMAS:
May Santa Pardew and whoever's in charge of AFC Bournemouth bring you and yours lots of candy and satsumas against Spurs and Liverpool, respectively.
IN OTHER NEWS:
So you've been nutmegged... | SB Nation
Personally, I just kick 'em the next time.
Liga MX Apertura final sets best ratings for 2014 | SB Nation
Liga MX is huge in certain parts of the USA.
The best movies of 2014 | Polygon
Agreed: Interstellar, Edge of Tomorrow
Disagreed: The Grand Budapest Hotel
Want to see, haven't yet: Under the Skin, Snowpiercer
Don't care, won't care: the rest.
FOOTBALL (all times GMT):
18.30: Club World Cup, semifinal: San Lorenzo vs. Auckland City
19.00: Bundesliga, 7th vs. 3rd: Hoffenheim vs. Bayer Leverkusen
19.00: Bundesliga, 12th vs. 6th: Paderborn vs. Schalke 04
19.45: League Cup, quarterfinal: AFC Bournemouth vs. Liverpool
19.45: League Cup, quarterfinal: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Newcastle United
19.45: FA Cup, 2nd Round replay: Worcester City vs. Scunthorpe United
20.00: Coupe de la Ligue, Round of 16: Olympique Lyonnais vs. AS Monaco