Just announced today by Soccerex, English Premiere League Club Chelsea FC is teaming up with the legendary cartoon The Simpsons for an upcoming March episode that highlights the club and the sport. The episode entitled, “You Don’t Have to Live Like a Referee” will center on the recruitment of Homer Simpson as a soccer referee. Never short on star power, superstar soccer players Petr Cech, Eden Hazard, Frank Lampard, John Terry and Fernando Torres will make a guest appearance in the episode. This collaboration extends beyond the small screen, as Chelsea FC will be featured on a line of Simpson themed soccer merchandise, promotions and content. The club joins FC Barcelona, Zenit Saint Petersburg, Corinthians, FC Porto, Juventus and Boca Juniors, who have similar partnerships with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products.
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Want to get your dose of soccer education this weekend? Make sure you catch Chelsea vs. Sunderland at 10:00 a.m. today on ESPN2. Chelsea is currently sitting in the 3rd place on the fixtures table, and Sunderland is holding on for dear life as they are sitting right above the relegation line. Although the club has only won 2 of its last 22 Premier League matches, the game will still be extremely entertaining, even if it is to watch Fernando Torres or Juan Matta put balls in the back of the net.
To get an overview of the match according to Chelsea, click here to read the Pre-Match Briefing.