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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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After Dull 0-0 Draw With Honduras, Roy Hodgson Says Oxlade-Chamberlain Will Be Ready For Brazil

England manager Roy Hodgson says that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is recovering quickly from his knee ligament injury and will be available to play for The Three Lions in the World Cup. Before heading to Miami International Airport for England’s overnight flight to Rio, Hodgson was interviewed where he said: “Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain […]

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What happened to the FIFA members who voted for Russia and Qatar

Five years ago on Wednesday, FIFA’s executive committee chose Russia to host the 2018 World Cup and Qatar for 2022 in one of the most controversial votes in sporting history. Sixteen of the 24 executive members have been suspended, arrested for bribery, or banned. Others have faced questions about their […]