What a tournament this has been for little Morereinse. After beating Porto in the quarterfinals, they followed it up with a stunning 3-1 win over favourites SL Benfica. SLB lead 1-0 at the interval thanks to Salvio’s goal, but a second half implosion saw Emmanuel Boateng score twice for Morereinse as they won 3-1. Benfica… Read More »
Holders Feyenoord Rotterdam are knocked out of the Dutch Cup by Vitesse Arnhem, who prevail 2-0 thanks to goals from Kashia and Tighadouni. 15,673 in attendance at the GelreDome to watch Vitesse progress to the semifinals
Paulo Alves, Rhian Brewster and Ben Woodburn are on target for Liverpool U23 as they beat Ipswich 3-0 at Prenton Park, a repeat of the scoreline when the two sides met in October. Some game time for Joel Matip as well, with the likes of Gomez and Moreno also starting.
A double from Swiss international Blerim Dzemaili helps struggling Bologna down Torino 2-0 at home in this Serie A clash. His first goal was assisted by Ladislav Krejci while the second was done by Godfred Donsah.
Preston pulled off an upset over Everton U18 by beating them 7-6 on penalties in their FA Youth Cup fourth round tie on January 18, 2017. The game ended goalless and went to a shootout, where Ryan Harrington, Manasse Mampala and Michael Collins missed from the spot for EFC.
Ughelumba and Webber’s strikes see Leicester City beat Carlisle United U18’s in the FA Youth Cup on 18 January, 2017 to set up a fifth round clash against Middlsbrough.
Harry Kane has announced the birth of his first child, a baby daughter born to his partner Kate Goodland, on the 8th of January, 2017. Kane has named his baby girl Ivy Jane Kane (her initials I J and K are all next to each other in the English alphabet)
Gigi Buffon has won the Italian footballer of the year at the ripe old age of 38. Buffon won 37% of the public vote for the Pallone Azzurro (Blue Ball), decided on by over 15,000 Azurri fans ahead of Torino’s Andrea Belotti and Juve star Leonardo Bonucci. Other Blue Ball Award Winners 2016– Women’s Football-… Read More »
Irish forward Josh Magennis scored a hat trick, including a very nice third goal, to help Charlton down Bristol Rovers 4-1 at the Valley in this English third tier clash on 02 January 2017. Check out a video of Magennis vs Bristol Rovers below
Here is Jermain Defoe’s goal vs Burnley, a consolation goal for Sunderland in their 4-1 loss to the Tykes on 31 December, 2016 at Turf Moor. While the finish was a pretty routine one, check the work done by Adnan Januzaj in the buildup- a very nice assist