Beckham’s two golazos help the LA Galaxy win 5-2 in Portland

Portland Timbers 3 – LA Galaxy 5 (MLS, July 14, 2012) Kris Boyd put the Timbers ahead in the third minute, but David Beckham levelled in the 20th minute with an exquisite curling strike from 35 yards. Beckham put the Galaxy ahead four minutes later with a trademark free-kick, Landon Donovan made it 3-1 from the […]

Kansas City go top of the Eastern Conference, Fire beat Whitecaps, Dallas tame Rapids

Columbus Crew 0 – Sporting Kansas City 2  (MLS, July 14, 2012) Jacob Peterson and Teal Bunbury both scored as Sporting Kansas City beat the Columbus Crew 2-0 on Saturday to grab sole possession of first place in the Eastern Conference. Chicago Fire 1 – Vancouver Whitecaps 0  (MLS, July 14, 2012) Chicago midfielder Pavel Pardo scored on […]

Ronaldinho scores in Atletico-MG’s comeback; Corinthians sink Nautico

Figueirense 3 – Atletico Mineiro 4 (Campeonato Brasileiro, July 14, 2012) Ronaldinho put Atletico ahead from the spot after 19 minutes but the hosts led at the break thanks to goals from Anderson Conceicao and Julio Cesar. Roni made it 3-1 just before the hour mark, but Leonardo Silva began the comeback in the 64th minute, Bernard […]

Baldock keeps scoring West Ham spank Southend; Holman the hero as Villa beat Burton

Southend 0 – West Ham 3 (Pre-season friendly, July 14, 2012) Nicky Maynard put the Hammers in front in the first half when he headed in Matt Taylor’s corner and young right-back Jordan Spence drilled in the second before half-time. Sam Baldock struck just after the hour mark when he crashed in the rebound after Shrimpers […]

Hearts hammer Raith; Clancy scores a sweet FK on Hibs debut

Raith Rovers 0 – Hearts 3 (Pre-season friendly, July 14, 2012) John McGlynn enjoyed a 3-0 victory over former club Raith Rovers in his first match as Hearts manager, thanks to goals from young full-back Callum Paterson, John Sutton and David Templeton, who curled one home from 20 yards. East Fife 0 – Hibernian 2 (Pre-season friendly, […]

Southampton pick up a confidence boosting 1-1 draw with Arsenal

Southampton 1 – Arsenal 1 (Pens. 5-4) (Markus Liebherr Memorial Cup, July 14, 2012) Southampton broke the deadlock when Jay Rodriguez headed home from an inviting cross from the left in the 31st. Arsenal were quickly back level as Gervinho fired in after working his way beautifully into the area in the 35th. Silverware! Arsenal presented with […]

Atvidaberg upset AIK; IFK held by Gefle

Atvidaberg 2 – AIK Stockholm 0 (Allsvenskan, July 14, 2012) Second half goals from Magnus Eriksson and Viktor Prodell tanked AIK. IFK Gothenburg 1 – Gefle 1 (Allsvenskan, July 14, 2012) Pontus Farnerud put IFK ahead in the first half, Alexander Faltsetas levelled for Gefle in the 70th. Helsingborg 1 – Syrianska 0 (Allsvenskan, July 14, 2012)

Own goal of the season contender: Evgen Eliseev (Goverla) v Chernomorets

The Ukrainian Premier League kicked off it’s 2012/13 season this weekend, and Saturday produced one of the all-time great own goals… ever. Goverla, having been promoted last season, started their new campaign at Chernomorets, but the first half was a complete catastrophe for the visitors as they fell three goals behind. Making matters worse for Goverla, was the […]

Lansbury sweeps Arsenal to victory over Anderlecht

Arsenal 1 – Anderlecht 0 (Markus Liebherr Memorial Cup, July 14, 2012) Arsenal took theclead in the 36th minute when Jenkinson broke down the right hand side, crossed, and Henri Lansbury swept a tidy shot into the RSCA net.

Spartak claim a stalemate against Olympiakos

Spartak Moscow 1 – Olympiakos 1 (Pre-season friendly, July 14, 2012) Marko Pantelic put the Greeks in the ascendency in the 51st minute, but Spartak levelled six minutes from time through Welliton.

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