Copa Libertadores wins for Juan Aurich, Santos, Penarol & Universidad de Chile

Juan Aurich 1 – Internacional 0 (Copa Libertadores, April 19, 2012) Luis Tejeda headed home the only goal on 14. Santos 2 – The Strongest 0 (Copa Libertadores, April 19, 2012) Late goals from Alan Kardec and Neymar secured the win for Santos. Penarol 4 – Godoy Cruz 2 (Copa Libertadores, April 19, 2012) Nicolas […]

Sporting swing the match to take a 2-1 lead to Bilbao

Sporting Lisbon 2 – Athletic Bilbao 1 (Europa League semi-final 1st leg, April 19, 2012) (Longer highlights.)  Bilbao took the lead early in the second half when Jon Aurtenetxe was in the right place to steer home a free-kick, but in the 76th minute Sporting equalised through a Emiliano Insua’s onrushing header. Minutes later Lisbon erupted as Diego […]

Falcao’s golazo the highlight as Atletico beat Valencia 4-2

Atletico Madrid 4 – Valencia 2 (Europa League semi-final 1st leg, April 19, 2012) (Longer highlights.) Atletico broke the deadlock in the all-Spanish affair when Radamel Falcao planted home a precision header from a deflected Turan cross. Valencia levelled on the stoke of halftime when Jonas tucked in a corner at the back post. Atletico regained their advantage […]

Ridiculous backheel golazo: Bubacar Njie Kambi (Espanyol B) vs Montanesa

Tucked away in the backwaters of Spanish football, a true genius golazo was scored this week by Bubacar Njie Kambi. Better known by his nickname, Bakary scored a backheeled blinder for Espanyol B as they turned over  Montanesa 2-0. The match was a top vs bottom clash in the 4th tier, Tercera Division. Espanyol B, sitting second in […]

Ouch! Kenneth Dokken (Sandefjord) gets his face destroyed by Kjetel Berge (Sarpsborg 08)

“Seldom I have seen so severe facial injuries in a football player. This could have been worse.” – the surgeon who operated Kenneth Dokken. *** Sandefjord defender Kenneth Dokken was left with a completely mangled kisser following a shocking collision with Sarpsborg 08’s Kjetel Berge this week in Norway. Dokken was left with fractures to his forehead, nose and eye […]

Norwich & Stephen Fry launch new home kit with Pass it On! campaign

Following their excellent first season back in the Premier League, Norwich City have wrapped up an “historic new contract” with insurance giants Aviva. Although the East Anglians only introduced a new home kit at the start of the season, the Canaries will now release a new kit for the upcoming 2012/13 campaign on the back […]

Arsenal Sarandi midfielder Diego Torres goes in goal & saves a penalty vs Fluminense

Less than a month after Ruben Negredo did it in the lower league in Spain, it’s happened again in the Copa Libertadores. Brazilian club Fluminense won 2-1 at Arsenal Sarandi to seal their progression in South America’s premier club competition on Wednesday night, however the standout moment of the match was arguably reserved for the Argentineans: most […]

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