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Around SB Nation: Fernando Torres And #TheMiss, Liverpool Suffering & Bolton Wanderers In Reserve Action

The English press are going to have a field day with #TheMiss at Old Trafford yesterday.
The English press are going to have a field day with #TheMiss at Old Trafford yesterday.

Time to take you around the Nation, SB Nation that is. Time to get you caught up on what's going on in European Football via our very own network. Maybe you've been to some of these blogs, maybe you haven't - and if you haven't please take a gander at some of the best football writing around!

Fernando Torres and #TheMiss: Notes from a Fernando Torres Apologist - We Ain't Got No History
This afternoon, Fernando Torres committed one of the misses of the century, or so we're meant to believe. According to the Official Media Narrative (tm), this is proof he's past it, or "afraid to score," and is  going to ruin his Chelsea career, and dim his already minimal confidence.

Aston Villa 1-1 Newcastle United: Early 1 Goal Lead? At Home? BUNKER! - 7500 To Holte
It wasn't an unfamiliar scene. Aston Villa began the game brightly, taking it right at Newcastle and it was pretty fun to watch. It paid off rather quickly with Gabriel Agbonlahor continuing his excellent early season run of form by putting the home side ahead with yet another very nice goal, this time set up by Barry Bannan.

Submarine runs aground against an unimpressive Granada - Villarreal USA
Villarreal huff and puff but can't score, Granada are dominated but win 1-0 as Rossi's penalty hits a post.

Start It All Over - Anfield Asylum
I've sat here all day thinking of a unique way to describe the absolute miscarriage that was today at White Hart Lane. But I can't say anything better than anyone else has. Nevermind about the two sendings-off, because they don't really matter. Liverpool were miles behind Spurs before Charlie Adam's foot went all Magellan and exploring where it shouldn't have been. And some of my biggest worries came to reality.

Manchester United team news | The away tie at Benfica resulted in no new injuries - The Busby Babe
Manchester United team news ahead of Chelsea FC | The away tie at Benfica resulted in no new injuries #MUFC

Strong Bolton Reserves Draw 3-3 with Arsenal - Lion Of Vienna Suite
A quick look at the Bolton reserves match against Arsenal, how it impacts the first team, and it's reflection on the squad in general.

Fulham Storm Back In Second Half, Tie Manchester City 2-2 - Cottagers Confidential
Second half goals from Bobby Zamora and Danny Murphy, allowing with a renewed sense of purpose in attack, allowed Fulham to tie high-flying Manchester City at the Craven Cottage.

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