“Friendly” match between Dnipro & Krasnodar called off due to brawl

The friendly match today between Ukranians Dnipro and Russian side Krasnodar was called off due to a brawl. It was anything but “friendly” as a succession of dirty tackles came flying in and the two teams didn’t make it to half-time. For Dnipro, who face Basel in the Europa League this Thursday, it wasn’t the […]

Sunday Best! Mba volley secures Africa Cup of Nations victory for Nigeria

Nigeria 1 – Burkina Faso 0 (Africa Cup of Nations, February 10, 2013) Sunday Mba broke the deadlock on 40 (with his second goal of the tournament on successive Sundays!) to put Nigeria in front. GIF: Sunday Mba winner for Nigeria v Burkina Faso. GIF: Sunday Mba winner for Nigeria v Burkina Faso (Alternative angle). Celebration […]

Picture: The Aston Martin Mansfield chairman John Radford gave to manager Paul Cox

Perhaps there is a lot more glamour in the lower leagues than they are given credit for. Reports over the weekend reveal that Mansfield chairman John Radford promised his manager Paul Cox his personalised Aston Martin DB9 if his side could score five goals in the first half against Barrow. In March 2012, Mansfield had beaten […]

Mourinho watches on as Giggs and RVP lead United past Everton

Manchester United 2 – Everton 0 (Premier League, February 10, 2013) (High quality highlights, MOTD highlights) Robin Van Persie was guilty of a pretty epic miss when he hit the post having already done the hard work by rounding the keeper. Ryan Giggs gave United the lead. Robin Van Persie latched onto a Rafael through ball, dribbled […]

Benteke and N’Zogbia earn massive 3 points for Villa in win over Hammers

Aston Villa 2 – West Ham 1 (Premier League, February 10, 2013) (Alternative Highlights, high quality highlights & MOTD highlights) Andreas Weimann missed a sitter just 2 minutes in, failing to convert into an open goal from a Benteke rebound. Christian Benteke gave Villa the lead from the spot. Charles N’Zogbia doubled Villa’s lead soon after. Ashley Westwood turned […]

Barcelona smash 6 past Getafe (with 6 different scorers)

Barcelona 6 – Getafe 1 (La Liga, February 10, 2013) (Alternative highlights.) Seven minutes in a delicious Iniesta through ball was converted by Alexis Sanchez for 1-0 Barcelona. On 12 minutes it was 2-0 as Lionel Messi squeezed his 35th La Liga goal of the season in. David Villa grabbed the third early in the […]

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