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Nico Gaitan turns back the clock with a piledriver for Braga

Scoring golazos like it’s 2013 Nicolas Gaitan reintroduced himself to the world of football with an absolute peach of goal in his debut match for Braga tonight. No messing about from the Portuguese side as Carlos Carvalhal’s men raced to a 2-0 lead against Zorya Luhansk in just 11 minutes with the Argentine midfielder getting […]

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Leon Goretzka wins GQ award in Sportsman category

Leon Goretzka has been honored as the Sportsman of the year in the annual 2020 GQ Men of the Year Awards (Germany edition) for his exemplary attitude both on and off the pitch. In a year the world was unhinged, we honor people who have shown their attitude. Who have stood up for others. And […]

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Lovely moment Ansu Fati came good on his promise to a Juventus ball boy

With the world at his feet at the mere age of 17, Ansu Fati showed he hasn’t forgotten his roots after the Champions League match against Juventus. The Barcelona youngster is still very humble in every manner as he went out of his way to fulfill a promise made to one of the ballboys on […]

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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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(Video) Marseille players refuse to take the knee before Man City clash

Champions League game between Marseille and Manchester City got off to a slightly weird start as the home side chose not to take the knee before kick-off. It has become customary in football matches for all the players and staff to take the knee as part of the silent protest against racial discrimination. This is […]

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Muscly Leon Goretzka rips his shirt during goal celebration against Lokomotiv Moscow

Reigning champions Bayern Munich are already stamping their mark on a tough Group A. The German giants wasted no time in taking the lead as Leon Goretzka finished off a great team move to put them ahead against Lokomotiv Moscow. The goal came in the 13th minute and involved brilliant passes from Corentin Tolisso & […]

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Photo – Liverpool fans are making the same joke as Carlo Ancelotti spotted in a tyre shop after Southampton loss

‘The wheel’s have come off’ joked Liverpool fans on Twitter as a photo of Carlo Ancelotti spending his time in a tyre shop surfaced online. Everton’s stunning start to the season came to a halting screech as the Toffees slumbered to 2-0 loss against Southampton on Sunday. Though they are still top of the table, […]

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(Video) Mateusz Klich displays tradecraft of the highest order with a cheeky free kick against Aston Villa

Leeds United fans noticed a classic Mateusz Klich maneuver in the second half of their 3-0 win against Aston Villa on Saturday. Regarded as ‘shithouse extraordinaire’ by LUFC faithful, the Polish midfielder showed that he takes that title very seriously. Klich was simply superb on the night as he pulled off the most number of […]

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Merih Demiral celebrating his tackle like a goal against Hellas Verona

Proper old-school defender Juventus centre-back Merih Demiral is a striker’s nightmare. The Turkish international is smart, doesn’t mind getting dirty and often throws his body on the line. Demiral is starting to prove himself at Juventus following an ACL injury in January which kept him on the sidelines for 5 months. Games are coming thick […]

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Photo – Jamie Vardy wears shin pads with ‘chat shit get banged’ written on them

Expected but still surprising Leicester City started their game against Arsenal on Sunday with no recognised striker as Jamie Vardy was left on the bench after recovering from his injury. Fans couldn’t help but notice the shin pads he was holding as the camera panned towards Vardy taking his place in the bench. The protective […]

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Daily Mirror accused of ‘Jack Grealish love fest’ after Leeds United drubbing

Leeds United snuffed the life out of Aston Villa with a relentless display at Villa Park on Saturday. Patrick Bamford struck a 19-minute second half hat-trick as Dean Smith’s men said goodbye to their 100 per cent start to the 20/21 Premier League season. With such an emphatic win, one would assume it would be […]

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38-years-old and Jermain Defoe has still got it

Rangers went six points clear at the top of the SPFL Premiership table with a 2-0 win over Livingston earlier today. Jermain Defoe scored his 300th club career goal in what was a really comfortable victory for Steven Gerrard’s side. It is now 7 wins in a row for the Glasgow side, accompanied by some […]

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Anti-piracy company runs a spooky advert during Man Utd v Chelsea

Football fans in the UK have lambasted an advert which ran on the advertising hoardings at Old Trafford earlier today. A controversial new offering from the Premier League has come under a lot of criticism from footballer supporters’ groups throughout the country. With matches still being played behind closed doors, fans have to pay (£14.95 […]

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Paul Pogba spotted translating for Edinson Cavani during Chelsea draw

Paul Pogba came on as a second half substitute along with new signing Edinson Cavani as Man United looked for a goal to bag all 3 points against Chelsea. The goal didn’t come but the substitutions did throw a light on the Frenchman’s ability to speak multiple languages. Pogba was seen translating Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s […]

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Lassina Traore scores 5 goals as Ajax romp to a 13-0 win over VVV-Venlo

“Have some mercy” said football fans on Twitter as Ajax ran riot against VVV-Venlo. Ajax played their third game in six days but showed no signs of fatigue as they set the record for the biggest defeat in Eredivisie. Perhaps taking out the frustration of the 1-0 loss against Liverpool midweek, Ajax broke their own […]

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3-0 up. 95th minute. Leeds United smother Aston Villa on the counter

Method in madness. Madness in method. Aston Villa had won all 4 of their previous games this season before they met Leeds United on Friday. Dean Smith’s side wanted to take the first place on the Premier League table, but Leeds wanted it differently. Leeds United thrashed, dominated and outplayed Aston Villa with just one […]

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Sassuolo v Torino takes place amidst a thick layer of fog

It is quite shocking how the match is even allowed to go on at the Mapei Stadium. Not sure what the ground reality is but this Serie A clash between Sassuolo and Torino is pain to watch on your television sets. A thick layer fog has engulfed the stadium and it is getting thicker by […]