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Catania Win Match By Dropping Shorts

Catania striker Gianvito Plasmati, dropped his shorts at Torino goalkeeper Matteo Sereni, as team-mate Giuseppe Mascara scores on a free-kick during the Southerner’s 3-2 win.   Dreamed up by former Italian national goalkeeper Walter Zenga, this tactic was employed to great success against the visitors. Chief executive Pietro Lo Monaco speaking yesterday to RAI said, “This […]

The Special One’s Goal of Week Six

Headlines from Italy read, A sensational Swedish backheel, Magical Ibra!, Ibra waves his magic wand, Inter go top. Some excellent goals were scored this week including, Del Piero’s trade mark free-kick, Gilardino’s header and Kuzmanovic’s quick take, off the Montolivo free-kick but it should be obvious from the introduction Goal of The Week falls […]

The Special One’s Goal of Week Three

The AC Milan vs Lazio match saw a variety of impressive goals but the one which sticks out above the rest was the winner scored by Gianluca Zambrotta.  Zambrotta’s is Goal of the Week for the following reasons, 1. distance 2. location 3. power 4. as a fullback Zambrotta doesn’t score often, making this a very special goal compared to the rest netted by […]

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11 Days Until Berbatov & Robinho Show Comes To Town

With all of the activity in the Premier League transfer window yesterday, the excitement is already building for the next round of Premiership games. After the international break, there are two massive games we have to look forward to on September 13: Liverpool against Manchester United (7:45am ET/12:45pm UK) and […]

Manchester United – Champions of Europe

It’s a stretch to compare the FA Community Shield to today’s match but it was ten months ago that Manchester United launched their season with a penalty shoot-out victory over Chelsea. Manchester United repeated the feat today in the UEFA Champions League final with Edwin van der Sar coming up […]

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5 leading contenders for Liverpool manager’s job at Anfield

Brendan Rodgers' sacking at Liverpool leaves owners Fenway Sports Group looking for their fourth manager in five years. Here Press Association Sport looks at the contenders. JURGEN KLOPP Undoubtedly the fans' favourite, the out-of-work former Borussia Dortmund manager's philosophies are seen by many as the perfect fit at Anfield but […]

Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 8: TV times and open thread

Here’s today’s TV schedule for viewers/readers in the United States (as well as listings of commentators): Everton vs. Liverpool, 8:30am, NBCSN; Steve Bower & Kevin Kilbane Arsenal vs. Manchester United, 11am, NBCSN; Arlo White & Lee Dixon Swansea vs. Spurs, 11am, Premier League Extra Time and NBC Sports Live Extra; […]