Archie Thompson steals the Glory with extra-time winner in Victorious play-off

Melbourne Victory 2 – Perth Glory 1 (A-League Elimination Final, April 5, 2013) Ryo Nagai gave the Glory an early lead.  There was late drama however as a 90th minute Mark Milligan penalty for Victory took the play-off to extra-time. Archie Thompson then won it for Melbourne in extra-time to send Victory through to the […]

Betis score 3 in 4-minute-burst to win 5-1 in Granada

Granada 1 – Real Betis 5 (La Liga, April 5, 2013) Ruben Castro gave Betis the lead with a low finish into the bottom corner. Castro made it 2-0 a minute later, tapping in a rebounded chip which came back off the crossbar. It was 3-0 two minutes later when Granada’s Iñigo López saw the ball come back […]

LOLZ: Zlatan instructs ref to get Alba & Mascherano off with patronising whistle and wave

The most surprising thing about Barcelona’s official complaint to UEFA on referee Wolfgang Stark’s performance against PSG is that it doesn’t centre on the most obvious decision. Zlatan Ibrahimovic equalised for the Parisians from a blatant offside position, but this isn’t the biggest of Barça’s complaints. Rather, the Catalans are most incensed with Stark’s insistence that both […]

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