An epically bad air shot from HJK Helsinki’s goalie gifted Honka a win in Finland

HJK Helsinki’s goalie Ville Wallen committed a shocking error in the Finnish top flight on Sunday. HJK centre half Mathias Lindström laid a simple, slow pass towards keeper Wallen midway through the first half in the top of the table clash, but the custodian completely missed the ball when attempting a clearance leaving the ball to trickle slowly […]

Pirlo and Balotelli lead Italy to hard-earned 2-1 win over Mexico

Mexico 1 – Italy 2 (Confederations Cup, June 16, 2013) (Alternative highlights.) The Italians broke the deadlock courtesy of a wonder free-kick from Andrea Pirlo on his 100th international appearance. Mexico hit back soon after as Dos Santos won a penalty which Javier Hernandez dispatched with aplomb. Mario Balotelli showed great strength to restore Italy’s […]

Papiss Cisse shoots Senegal to victory in Liberia

Liberia 0 – Senegal 2 (Africa World Cup Qualifier, June 16, 2013) Senegal took an early lead through a Papiss Demba Cisse penalty. Papiss Cisse doubled Senegal’s lead early in the second half with a clinical close range header.

Ethiopia end South Africa’s 2014 World Cup hopes with a 2-1 win

Ethiopia 2 – South Africa 1 (Africa World Cup Qualifier, June 16, 2013) South Africa opened the score thanks to Bernard Parker 33 minutes into the game. The lead was short lived as Getaneh Kebede, the Ethiopian Premier League top scorer, equalised ten minutes later. Bernard Parker’s day turned sour in the 70th minute when he scored […]

Mali recover twice to draw 2-2 with Benin

Mali 2 – Benin 2 (Africa World Cup Qualifier, June 16, 2013) Stephane Sessegnon gave Benin the lead thanks to a piece of awful goalkeeping before Samassa equalised for Mali from the spot. Razak Omotoyossi restored Benin’s lead. Substitute Cheick Diabate made it 2-2 to secure a point for Mali.

Equatorial Guinea tie 1-1 with Tunisia

Equatorial Guinea 1 – Tunisia 1 (Africa World Cup Qualifier, June 16, 2013) A 35th minute penalty from home captain Juvenal Edjogo Owono left Tunisia chasing the game. The visitors equalised in the 64th minute with an Oussama Darragi penalty.

Atlético-MG say EPL club (Spurs?) has bid €18m for Bernard, club want Porto to pay €25m [Terra]

Spanish news agency Terra have released quotes from the president of Brazilian side Atlético-MG that should pique the interests of Tottenham fans. With Spurs linked with Brazil international Bernard, the player’s club president Alexandre Kalil has updated the press on Sunday about the availability of the attacking midfielder. Kalil told reporters: We have received an offer of €18m from an ‘English club’ […]

Leaked Picture! Are Liverpool’s first games in 2013-14 against Hull, Fulham & Everton?

A screengrab taken from Liverpool FC’s official website is being passed around social media sites on Tuesday, showing the Reds’ opening games of the 2013-14 Premier League season. According to the image uploaded onto Twiiter by @anfieldonline, Liverpool kick off their campaign with an away match at Hull, followed by a home game against Fulham and then […]

Leaked Pictures! Are these images of the new 2013-14 Everton home shirt?

Pictures claiming to show off Everton’s new 2013-14 home shirt have been released online on Sunday. Made by Nike and sponsored by Chang, the shirts retain Everton’s classic blue and white colours yet it seem to miss the mark on the fashion scale. With two chunky white hoops down the sleeves, the rumoured Everton shirt looks […]

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