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Robot Cam confuses linesman’s bald head for a football in Scotland

Peak Scottish football Inverness Caledonian Thistle’s Nikola Todorov struck a late equalizer in the final minutes to salvage a point at home in a Scottish Championship game against Ayr United. But that wasn’t the only headline from the night as the live coverage of the encounter was marred due to a hilarious reason. The Inverness […]

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Arjen Robben shows down-to-earth side by riding a bicycle to the stadium for Utrecht game

Arjen Robben is one of the most celebrated players in the modern game, with a plethora of trophies won in some of the biggest clubs in Europe: but the outstandingly swift right winger has a down-to-earth side too. Robben experienced illustrious spells with European heavyweights such as Chelsea, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich but the […]

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Peter Drury goes viral for his commentary on Manuel Lanzini’s epic goal against Spurs

From “Goal for all Africa” to “Roma have risen from their ruins”, it is a well established fact that Peter Drury is a true poet of the modern game: having had so many iconic pieces of commentary in his archives as a football commentator. His status as the cream of the crop among current commentators […]

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The moment Gabriel Magalhaes ran on his knees to stop Sergio Aguero

It wasn’t a successful result for Mikel Arteta yesterday when he went up against his former employers Manchester City and former associate Pep Guardiola, but the result could’ve read a lot worse for Arsenal on the night: as it often is when playing a side of their opponent’s calibre. Arsenal defenders put up a good […]

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Diabolical 40-yard pass from Shane Duffy summed up how Celtic played against Rangers

Top central defenders in the modern game are competent in contributing to both the defensive and attacking sides of the game: serving as both the rear guard of the team, as well as the initiators of a well-rehearsed wave of attack. Be it Virgil van Dijk, Sergio Ramos, Leonardo Bonucci or David Luiz, ball playing […]

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Claudinho scores early contender for the Puskas award in Brazil

There are very few things in football more aesthetically pleasing to the enthusiast’s eye than a well-worked training ground routine brought to life in a match: some would debate that they’re even better than mazy runs, shots from distance or extraordinary acrobatic efforts. Red Bull Bragantino scored such an exceptional team goal against Flamengo in […]

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Marcelo Bielsa hits nail on head with a fantastic quote on ‘Project Big Picture’ ahead of Wolves clash

Marcelo Bielsa might not speak the native tongue to the English press just yet: but his comments against ‘Project Big Picture’ from today’s press conference are sure to deeply resonate amongst quite a majority of the large footballing community in England. Bielsa’s sentiments will be shared by a lot of supporters who support clubs who […]

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Liverpool fans joke FIFA 21 is too realistic as in-game footage of Thiago Alcantara making an inhuman pass arrives online

Thiago Alcantara is undisputedly one of the most accomplished passers in the game right now. The new Liverpool signing is one of the best in the world at what he does, having the ability to dictate the tempo of the game from midfield: as well as being very capable of a defence-splitting pass to send […]

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Photo – Gabriel Martinelli has seriously bulked up during his time in rehab

Gabriel Martinelli has been one of Arsenal’s best young talents since the turn of the new decade, standing out as one of the beacons of light in a 2019/20 season filled with highs and lows. He added a new dimension in attack for manager Mikel Arteta’s new-look Gunners side, and was largely impressive before missing […]

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Merih Demiral pulled off a sumptuous goal-line clearance for Turkey v Serbia last night

Football is essentially a game won by the team who scores the most number of goals. It is usually the forwards who make the headlines and get all the appreciation in the modern game, but defending is an underrated art: brilliant goal-line clearances and perfectly timed tackles are equally deserving of accolades if not more. […]

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Gonzalo Plata goes in FIFA Street mode to score a sublime goal during Ecuador v Uruguay

The CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifiers in South America had their first round of group stage matches held during this international break. Matchday 2 was especially productive in terms of the number of goals scored: there were a total of 20 goals scored in five matches, with Ecuadorian attacker Gonzalo Plata’s sublime strike being the cream […]

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Paulos Abraham channels inner Davor Suker to score a stunning goal in Sweden U21’s demolition of Armenia

Sweden attacker Paulos Abraham is one of the many young and aspiring talents coming out of the Scandinavian countries. The 18-year old plays as a forward for AIK in the Allsvenskan, the top flight of Swedish football. He has represented Sweden on three age groups namely U17, U19 and U21: and his goal with the […]

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Gareth Bale makes Joe Hart look silly with a cheeky outside-of-the-boot goal in Tottenham training

Gareth Bale is back at Hotspur Way, training for the club which gave him the platform to make himself a household name in England. Acquired from the Southampton academy, the Welshman was incredible in his six years at Tottenham Hotspur before being purchased by Real Madrid for a then record transfer fee in the summer […]

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In-game footage shows Virgil van Dijk is unplayable on FIFA 21

Virgil van Dijk has had an extraordinary past couple of seasons as he helped Liverpool win the Champions League and the Premier League in successive campaigns. He has been almost undroppable for Jürgen Klopp since his arrival in 2017, with his immense leadership and defensive process: no opposition player had dribbled past Van Dijk even […]

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Chelsea use Money Heist analogy to aim dig at 2009 Champions League loss against Barcelona

In a recent feature interview with new signing Timo Werner, the administrator running the Chelsea website took a poorly veiled, yet hilarious dig at Barcelona concerning the infamous Tom Henning Ovrebo officiating disaster in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League semi final in 2009: comparing the match to a viral crime drama. When […]

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Gio Reyna – The latest in line from Borussia Dortmund talent factory

Giovanni Reyna is the latest addition to Borussia Dortmund’s long list of talented youngsters scouted by the hierarchy, in order to provide them with the platform to make the first step in a potentially impressive career in football. The club has developed a bit of a reputation to be a selling club with a clever […]

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Kevin de Bruyne pulls off an inch-perfect outside of the boot through ball against England

Kevin de Bruyne is undoubtedly the best playmaker in the Premier League at the moment, and arguably one of the best in the world at what he does best. He has been consistently earning accolades for splitting opposition defences with his outstanding passing ability for both club and country, and his exceptional through ball against […]