Reigning MLS MVP Taylor Twellman was an inexplicable non-invitee to Bruce Arena’s ill-fated US World Cup squad this past summer. And while the Revolution striker made interim boss Bob Bradley’s guest list for the upcoming friendly against Denmark, the Boston Herald’s Mike Biglin reports Twellman will be resting a sports hernia, instead.

Though he’s currently trying to lead Fenerbahçe, YouTube provides the time travel trickery with a glimpse of Zico’s greatest goals (link courtesy the Guardian Unlimited)

Charlton manager Les Reed tells the Mirror’s John Cross that a relegation battle ain’t no big thing compared to a brain hemorrhage. But I suspect there are similarities in inbeing knocked out of the Worthless Cup by Wycombe Wanderers. reports that AC Milan’s Marco Borriello has tested positive for prednisolone and prednisone. Borriello has been suspended pending the results of a second sample, but just to be sure, the club have asked him to stop hanging around with Guillermo Mota Manny Alexander.

New Jersey’s Alecko Eskandarian (above) will be making fewer visits to the local Radio Hut next summer ; he’s been traded by DC United to the expansion Toronto F.C. in exchange for financial considerations.