Aleksei Sapogov (Russia 2) gets on his hands & knees to score against Turkey U21s

Russia’s 2nd team played a friendly with Turkey’s Under-21 side on Sunday and emerged 4-1 winners. The match was a chance for some of Russia’s lesser known players to make a name for themselves and Volga strikerAleksei Sapogov looks to have done just that. (Russia 2 is a division squad made to play international games, […]

Denilson Gabionetta runs the length of the pitch & scores (Crotone) v Cittadella

The following golazo may spark flashbacks of George Weah’s legendary strike for AC Milan against Verona way back in 1996. On Sunday in Serie B, Crotone claimed a 3-1 win over Cittadella, and the final goal of the game was something special. As the the 94th minute ticked over, Cittadella committed a shedload of players upfield […]

Video: BBC air Hillsborough – Searching for Truth

Incredibly, 23 years after the Hillsborough Disaster on April 15, 1989, this is a significant week for the city of Liverpool with the truth set to come out on the worst football catastrophe in English football. After 20 months and the examination of 450,000 documents, an independent panel of experts, chaired by the Bishop of Liverpool, James […]

Made in Manchester: Highlights of Tom Cleverley’s England performance v Moldova

A conundrum has faced analysts after England stuck five past Moldova on Friday night. Moldova, currently 141 in Fifa’s world ranking, were unbelievably awful against the Three Lions, and so evaluating the strength of the England’s players performances has been viewed by many as a futile exercise. Nevertheless, one of England’s resounding successes from Roy Hodgson’s first 2014 […]

FAILS!!! Andorra v Hungary features 2 woeful national anthem renditions

Hungary’s 5-0 win over Andorra was arguably the least glamorous World Cup qualifier on Friday night. Just 600 people watched in the Estadi Comunal d’Andorra la Vella as Hungary ran out easy winners and it would be no surprise if the video below becomes the most famous part of the match. Starting with Hungary, the likes […]

Footbrawl: A melee breaks out after Libya 0 – Algeria 1

The weekend’s qualifiers in the African Cup of Nations served up a full compliment of good, bad and ugly moments. For the ‘good’ there was Papiss Cisse’s super header for Senegal against the Ivory Coast, whilst Tunisia forward Saber Khelifa supplied the ‘bad’ with a comical assist for Sierra Leone. As for the ‘ugly’, that was provided for in an post […]

David Beckham takes a starring role during the 1st NFL Sunday of the season

David Beckham crashed the NFL’s opening weekend of the season as the LA Galaxy midfielder was the star attraction in an opening TV skit with American funny-man Rob Riggle. Watch the excellent Fox Sports segment below (Beckham appears after 1.50 minutes). [jwplayer config=”For-all-videos” mediaid=”227733″]

Have England fixed Gerrard-Lampard, Fellaini’s Everton exit, PSG weak link to Ronaldo & is Villa’s Christian Benteke a car-jacker?

Comment & analysis round-up Quote of the day: “Guys, just want to remind you that I’m very happy in Everton and now very concentrated for national team game! Thanks” – Marouane Fellaini responds to transfer speculation on Twitter. Runner-up: “You cannot become a legend before death. But I am a living legend.” – Zlatan Ibrahimovic. England Op-Eds […]

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