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Club America bring back controversial two-man penalty against Atlas

There are numerous ways to put the ball in the back of the net when it comes to converting a penalty kick. From taking a small stutter to send the goalkeeper the wrong way, to going for power and placement, or to cheekily dink the ball over the ‘keeper in Panenka fashion – there are […]

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This corner kick routine from Germany looks like it’s straight out of Ted Lasso

Bundesliga 2 outfit Karlsruher SC took a corner kick which would probably fit right in with the tactics employed by Ted Lasso, the lovable protagonist of the Apple TV hit series by the same name. Forget all dead ball organizations you know or have come across because German second-tier club Karlsruher threw normal out the […]

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That man has a family: Twitter reacts to Raphinha’s backheel nutmeg on Gary Cahill

Leeds United’s summer signing from Rennes, Raphinha, left viewers in awe when he pulled off a magisterial backheel-pirouette-nutmeg on veteran Gary Cahill last night. The Whites claimed a 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace after Jack Harrison and Patrick Bamford scored on either side of half-time. It was a less than an auspicious start for Cahill […]

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Video – Kylian Mbappe shows off insane speed as PSG turn defence into offence against Marseille

Kylian Mbappe was clocked at an insane top speed of 39 km/h as he ran the length of the pitch to score Paris Saint-Germain’s first goal against Marseille. PSG won the Le Classique again as Mauricio Pochettino’s side beat Marseille 0-2 at Stade Velodrome last night. Besides the sensational, end-to-end counterattack goal in the 9th […]

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Unreal moment Ruben Dias is caught dragging Zinchenko by his head behind the wall

Ruben Dias has been one of the most, if not the outright most impactful signing of last summer. The Portuguese central defender has walked into the Manchester City line up and played like he has been a mainstay for years on end. The 23-year-old has offered an extra dimension to City’s defence along with leadership […]

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Photo – Zlatan Ibrahimovic appears to have chopped off his iconic ponytail for a new bald look

When a footballer sports one particular look for a substantial period of time, it essentially becomes associated with the footballer for ever. While instances such as Carlos Valderrama’s frizzy blonde hair, David Luiz’s afro, Edgar Davids’ dreadlocks and Stephen El Shaarawy’s spiked mohawk immediately come to mind, Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s ponytailed look is undisputedly yet another […]

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Newport County goalkeeper Tom King scores from a goal kick against Cheltenham

Tom King joined the likes of Tim Howard and Asmir Begovic in an exclusive club of goalkeepers who have managed to score a goal direct from a goal kick. Newport County took an early lead against Cheltenham Town when their goalkeeper scored from inside his own six-yard box. As it is the case with most […]

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From El Nino to Hulk – Fernando Torres looks incredibly buff as former Liverpool star kickstarts coaching career

Fernando Torres grabbed the headlines this week as the former Liverpool and Chelsea star got promoted to a coaching role at Atletico Madrid’s B side. The Spaniard made an appearance on his official Instagram account recently, and it is hard to ignore the physical transformation he has gone through since retiring from playing football. At […]

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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 […]

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Celtic fans liken Peter Lawwell to Saddam Hussein’s propaganda minister as new banner goes up outside Parkhead

Frustrated Celtic fans put forward a ‘comical’ representation of their feelings recently, as they unveiled a new banner directed at club CEO Peter Lawwell amid the coronavirus crisis at the club. A number of Celtic players have been affected by the recent surge in cases of coronavirus in the United Kingdom, as defender Christopher Jullien […]

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Donyell Malen might have bagged assist of the season with this backheel flick against Ajax

Back heel flicks on a football pitch leave the opposition defenders stunned and the audiences thrilled, and when executed to perfection, are one of the most aesthetic things about the beautiful game as we know it. Donyell Malen of PSV Eindhoven pulled off an assist of the season contender against AFC Ajax with an incredible […]

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This Riyad Mahrez pass against Birmingham City isn’t being talked about enough

It takes incredible technique to make a defence splitting pass in the highest level of football, and some more finesse to get the weight on the pass absolutely right. When threaded through the opposition defence perfectly, it is one of the most spectacular sights that the game provides. Manchester City’s Riyad Mahrez put on a […]

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Someone brought a lifesize Jurgen Klopp cutout to the wallside viewing party during Marine v Tottenham

Real ‘magic of the FA Cup’ moment on display as someone watching the game outside the Marine AFC ground held a cardboard cutout of Jurgen Klopp like it’s his dad. The FA Cup has lost some of its stature in recent years but the buildup to Marine’s clash against Spurs has been nothing less than […]

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Brest goalkeeper almost scores one of the freakiest own goals ever against Nice

Brest goalkeeper Gautier Larsonneur almost scored one of the craziest own goals of all time in their Ligue 1 encounter with OGC Nice. Two first half goals from Steve Mounie and Franck Honorat secured three points for Brest in a 2-0 win, but things could have ended differently if the Brest goalkeeper had put the […]

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Unsettled player turns up to training in rival colours in Belgium

Heavily unsettled players try their best in order to force a transfer to a club against the club’s apparent will. While some footballers would rely on their agents to crack an agreement, many players often go away without leave refusing to join training. Even though going AWOL without any notice is truly disrespectful to the […]

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Danny Rogers concedes own goal of the season contender against St. Mirren

It is bizarre to the extreme whenever any footballer scores an own goal, and even more so when it is the custodian of the goal who makes the error. Danny Rogers of Kilmarnock is certain to make it into a lot of end of season blooper reels with his schoolboy error against St. Mirren in […]

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What are the odds: Brothers score corner-kick goals on the same day in Scotland

Cup competitions in football offer a different aura in the sport, as the unpredictability of single round fixtures provide more chances of an upset than the regular league format. Football enthusiasts often refer to the unpredictable charm of the cup competition as the “Magic of the Cup”, which was recently in full display in Scotland […]