LOLZ: Malta defender Luke Dimech thinks he’s Beckenbauer in 6-0 defeat to Bulgaria

Ranked 147th in the world, the Maltese didn’t do themselves any favours in their 6-0 defeat to Bulgaria on Friday night. Some of the goals conceded were the result of  simply astoundingly bad defending. The worst of all was the fourth, scored by Bugaria’s Emil Gargorov, after Malta’s Luke Dimech decided to go walkabout. Picking […]

Skills! Germany’s Mesut Özil’s sublime aerial back-heel pass v Kazakhstan

This is just ridiculous! Real Madrid’s Mesut Özil produced a sublime piece of skill during Germany’s 3-0 win over Kazakhstan, which recalled THAT Guti back-heel v Deportivo La Coruña (and not for the first time either). As if he had eyes on the back of his head, or, to borrow from Jamie Redknapp’s phrase book – […]

Huesca win 1-0 at Barcelona B

Barcelona B 0 – Huesca 1 (Segunda Division, March 23, 2013) A first half goal from Borja sunk Barca B. Lugo 3 – Racing Santander 2 (Segunda Division, March 23, 2013)

RTE panel provide typically epic coverage and analysis of Sweden 0 – Ireland 0

Time and again, Irish TV’s RTE panel show up English panel coverage as powder puff and insipid. Ireland’s three grumpy old men – Eamon Dunphy, Liam Brady and John Giles – were at their irascible best both before and after Ireland’s 0-0 draw in Stockholm on Friday night. Brady, whose position on the panel has been […]

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