Sports Science: ESPN breakdown Chicharito’s scoring talents for Man United

American TV audiences got a brilliant insight into the qualities of Javier Hernandez before Mexico’s match with Brazil at the Confederations Cup on Wednesday. The Manchester United striker was deconstructed in a segment titled ‘Sports Science’. Looking at why the Red Devil scores so many goals inside opponents’ areas, the ESPN analysis provided some previously […]

RTE’s Kenny Cunningham criticised Tahiti for smiling after Spain defeat, gets Twitter backlash

Kenny Cunningham is a tough critic. Following Spain’s double-figure victory of Tahiti, the Irish talking-head laid into the French Polynesian minnows for their attitude at the end of the match. Cunningham was particularly irked by the fact that the Tahitians were smiling at the full-time whistle. Nobody wants to be embarrassed and taken apart like the Tahitians were tonight, whether you’re […]

Chelsea’s John Obi Mikel scores rare (Messi-esque!) goal for Nigeria v Uruguay

Chelsea fans were in shock on Thursday evening as a player that has never scored a Premier League goal during his seven years at Stamford Bridge, produced a quality equaliser for Nigeria against Uruguay in the Confederations Cup. With rumours rife that Obi Mikel was heading to Galatasaray, since quashed, perhaps Jose Mourinho should hold […]

USA’s Abby Wambach makes history, breaks Mia Hamm’s international scoring record

Something special happened in New York’s Red Bulls Arena on Thursday night as American forward Abby Wambach became the all-time leading scorer in women’s international football with four goals against South Korea. The Americans eventually beat their Asian counterparts 5-0, and the win was a formality at the the interval after Wambach amazingly scored four times in the opening 45 […]

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