Archive for the ‘Up Front’ Category

Platini's UEFA unveil new tournament plans 1

Platini’s UEFA unveil new tournament plans

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This morning saw European football federation UEFA unveil their intention to launch a new international football tournament, tentatively titled the ‘Nations League’ The tournament, due to start in 2018, would take place every 2 years, with fixtures primarily taking place in the slots normally used for international friendlies – particularly those between September and December. […]

Irish Sunday league panenka fail 0

Irish Sunday league panenka fail

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The panenka, a glorious slice of audacity and skill, a move which Pelè claimed would only be attempted by “either a genius or a madman”. When it goes right can elevate the a successfully converted penalty into folklore – just ask Zidane, Pirlo or Antonín Panenka, the man after aforementioned ‘trick-shot’ is named. Alas, when […]

Pic: Lady attacks the wrong Jets over Vick signing 3

Pic: Lady attacks the wrong Jets over Vick signing

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Michael Vick is a name that still angers people Stateside and one lady in particular was very unimpressed with the New York Jets’ decision to sign the veteran quarterback. In fact, she was so angry that she took to Facebook to have a rant…however, she got the wrong Jets and had a pop at the […]

GIF: Oxlade-Chamberlain handles, Gibbs sent off by ref 2

GIF: Oxlade-Chamberlain handles, Gibbs sent off by ref

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It’s all happening at Stamford Bridge in Arsene Wenger’s 1000th game in charge with Chelsea 3-0 up already. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain caused the third goal as he made this superb save from Eden Hazard’s shot which led to a penalty. Referee Andre Marriner, however, incorrectly sent off Kieron Gibbs instead despite Chamberlain’s protests.

Video: Michael Bridges rolls back the years with a stunning volley 0

Video: Michael Bridges rolls back the years with a stunning volley

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Remember Michael Bridges? Injuries sadly ruined his Premier League career after showing promise with Sunderland and Leeds United. Now 35, he has been knocking about the A-League with the Newcastle Jets in recent years with the odd cameo here and there. Today Bridges came off the bench to score this belter in the Jets’ 5-0 […]

2014/15 AS Roma shirts leaked 0

2014/15 AS Roma shirts leaked

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Given it’s a World Cup year most of the average football kit aficionado’s time is taken up ranking the various nations’ efforts or trying to decide wether to don the Columbia away or Holland home this summer. However, allow us to break from international football for a brief moment to present you with what are […]