Giorgos Giakoumakis – The Eredivisie top scorer who was scouted at a Polish cafe

The Dutch Eredivisie has a new top marksman in Giorgos Giakoumakis, who has a unique journey to the goal scoring charts in the Dutch top flight. The Greek centre forward has a total of sixteen goals in the league so far this season, and can well be adjudged as the hottest property in the entire…

Photo – Fans of bottom placed FC Emmen seal their goal shut with tape to improve defence

Supporters of FC Emmen have a brilliant sense of humor about them considering it is almost certain that they are going to be relegated from the top tier of Dutch football this season. The Drenthe-based club are currently at the bottom of the Eredivisie points table and have already conceded 41 goals from 16 games…

Teun Koopmeiners with filthiest backheel lobbed goal ever against PSV

Teun Koopmeiners might have just scored one of the best goals you will ever see to double AZ Alkmaar’s lead against PSV Eindhoven. A midfielder by trade, Koopmeiners has been scoring goals for fun in the Eredivisie this season (9 goals in 16 matches) as he notched a first-half brace, which included an out-of-this-world lobbed…

Ecuador league game stopped in 10th minute to pay tribute to Diego Maradona

The Ecuadorian Serie A went out of their way to pay tribute to Diego Maradona yesterday. Football fans around the world are still mourning the loss of Diego Maradona, who died following a heart attack on Wednesday. Various leagues around the world would be showing their appreciation for the soccer icon from Argentina this weekend.…

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…

Marcos Senesi produces genuine Puskas contender with a dipping bicycle kick goal against ADO Den Haag

The Dutch Eredivisie has now produced a very early, but genuine contender for the Puskas Award for this season with Feyenoord’s Marcos Senesi scoring a sensational bicycle kick goal against ADO Den Haag. The Argentine lit up the De Kuip stadium with a magnificent effort to propel his team into the lead, in a match…