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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 […]

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Mario Gotze back in his element at PSV Eindhoven

With 2 goals in 2 games now, Mario Gotze is enjoying the thrill of playing football again at PSV Eindhoven. Dortmund – Munich – Free Agent For a player who was once heralded as Germany’s answer to Lionel Messi, Mario Gotze’s career took a turn for the worse ever since his controversial move from Borussia […]

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Football is a joke for Manuel Neuer

Yes it is and these two instances against Atletico Madrid shows why Manuel Neuer reached a mega milestone and further cemented his reputation as a Bayern legend as he registered his 200th clean sheet last night. The Bundesliga outfit made light work of Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid as they romped to a 4-0 win at […]

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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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(Video) Sergio Aguero lambasted for putting his hands on the neck of lineswoman Sian Massey

Folks on Twitter took issues with a very weird moment between Sergio Aguero and lineswoman during Manchester City’s Premier League game against Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium. The Argentine striker was caught on cam putting his hands on the referee’ assistant after a decision which went against Manchester City. It is really hard to imagine […]

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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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Jamal Musiala beats 3 players one by one in 5 yards of space during Bayern v Duren

Remember the name Jamal Musiala grabbed the headlines with his sensational run as Bayern Munich won 3-0 in their DFB Pokal fixture against Duren Merzenich. The 17-year-old has already notched up 3 appearances in the Bundesliga this season and also scored a goal in the 8-0 drubbing of Schalke back in September. Another fine Chelsea […]

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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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(Video) Marcus Rashford kicked off while everyone else took the knee before England v Denmark

You knew it was going to be a bad day for England in the field when Marcus Rashford forgot to take the knee and instead kicked off the Nations League encounter against Denmark. Football has been showing its support with the Black Lives Matters movement with players taking the knee before every match. The Manchester […]