Nicklas Bendtner once said he wants to be the best striker in the world. Having failed miserably, he’s turned to looking like some of the real best strikers in the world. Step 1: Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s samurai ponytail (via ESPN FC)
Archive for September, 2013
The wonderfully named Georges Parfait Mbida Messi has just scored a wonder goal from his own half for Indonesian side Persib Bandung against Australia’s Central Coast Mariners. The teams are facing off in the 2013 Menpora Cup and it’s fair to say Messi got a nice little bobble to aid him with his strike.
Missed the Brazilian’s goal against Cardiff City? Here is the summer signing’s audacious 90th minute winner on Sunday.
Nothing is worse in football than when you dedicate to a tackle and the opposition player reads it, leaving you sliding into thin air while he hops on smugly. Eden Hazard, we thought you were better than this… (via /r/Soccer)
Trevor Murray looks back at a massive round of fixtures in the League of Ireland.
Who is your favourite referee? If your club had a really big game tomorrow, who would you like to officiate it? If you can answer either of the questions above, then you and I are at odds. If you can and wish to answer the questions, then the desire of refs to be more than […]
James Kilpatrick discusses the prospect of Thierry Henry and co. taking out the MLS championship this season.
Liverpool’s first team stuttered badly with a loss to Southampton at the weekend but the under 21s recorded an excellent 2-0 over their Manchester City counterparts last night. The highlight was undoubtedly this superb long range effort from Adam Morgan.
Simon Rowbotham discusses Sunderland’s decision to part ways with Paolo Di Canio.
Neil Sherwin on the hiding Manchester City dished out to their bitter rivals.