1. Sporting Lisbon's Carlos Mane Misses Open Goal from Point-Blank Range

    Sporting's Carlos Mane won the Champions League Miss of the Week award on Tuesday evening with a spectacular fail against Maribor ...

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  2. Man City vs. Bayern Munich: Goals, Highlights from Champions League Match

    Manchester City fans started their crunch tie against Bayern Munich booing the Champions League anthem. In the 20th minute, the mood changed dramatically as the home side took the lead and the German champions went down to 10 men...

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  3. John Terry Scores Chelsea's Fastest-Ever Champions League Goal

    Chelsea needed less than two minutes to open the scoring against Schalke in their penultimate Group G Champions League match on Tuesday evening. An early Diego Costa shot was deflected for a corner, which Cesc Fabregas duly took...

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  4. The 10 Most Embarrassing Own Goals Ever

    During Werder Bremen's trip to Hamburg last weekend, visiting goalkeeper Raphael Wolf scored an own goal that all parties involved should be thoroughly ashamed of...

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  5. 10 Best Golazos from World Football This Weekend

    Domestic football made a welcome return over the weekend, bringing with it no shortage of great goals. Brendan Rodgers' job was put into jeopardy when Liverpool succumbed to a ...

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  6. Valencia's Bat and the Coolest Crests in Football

    What do The Joker, Bane and La Liga side Valencia all have in common? They are all an enemy of Batman. This week it emerged that Los Che are in a legal dispute with DC Comics , ...

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  7. Jack Wilshere, Daley Blind, David Beckham and 10 of the Great Long-Range Assists

    The long ball is often looked upon disparagingly, thanks its association with the "unattractive" brands of football played by the likes of Stoke or Wimbledon over the years...

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  8. 10 Funny Stories Involving Footballers and Football Video Games

    There are three things common to every professional footballer: They have a lot of downtime after training, they are required to have plenty of rest and they have competitive personalities...

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  9. Toni Kroos Scores Long-Range Winner in Dying Minutes of Spain vs. Germany

    The most high-profile friendly of Tuesday evening took place in Vigo , with Spain hosting world champions Germany...

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  10. ITV's Clive Tyldesley and England Twitter Feed Confuse the Ox for Rooney

    It seems that Alex Oxlade -Chamberlain is easy to confuse with other players. After referee Andre Marriner accidentally sent off Kieran Gibbs instead of The Ox in March, ...

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  11. Scotland vs. England: Goals, Highlights from Friendly at Celtic Park

    The first half an hour of Scotland's home nations clash with England passed without too many incidents, but the visitors got on the board in the 32nd minute...

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  12. France Misspell Lucas Digne's Name on Shirt for Sweden Friendly

    Lucas Digne did not start France's friendly with Sweden on Tuesday evening, which may have saved Les Bleus ' kit man a few blushes...

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  13. David Luiz and Roberto Firmino Earn Brazil Friendly Win over Austria

    After 4-0 scorelines in recent friendlies with Japan and Turkey, one may have expected a goalfest in Brazil's bout with Austria on Tuesday...

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  14. Mexico and Belarus Score Four Goals in Seven Minutes

    After a listless first half, Mexico's friendly with Belarus sprang to life in the second half with a flurry of goal activity...

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  15. The Best Uncapped England XI

    Wearing the crest of the Three Lions is among the highest honours that can be bestowed upon an English footballer. Over the years, however, certain players who appeared to deserve an international call-up were either snubbed or denied by fate...

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  16. 10 Best Golazos from World Football This Weekend

    With 23 of UEFA's 53 member nations promised a place at the bloated Euro 2016 tournament, the qualification process promised to be a diluted bore. However, thus far, there have been several surprises, many close groups and some stunning goals...

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  17. Cristiano Ronaldo Becomes All-Time Top Scorer in Euro Championships

    Portugal helped put their Euro 2016 qualification campaign back on track with a 1-0 victory over Armenia in Leiria, Portugal. Cristiano Ronaldo —who else?—scored the decisive goal in the 71st minute...

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  18. Bacca and Gutierrez Score Second-Half Goals in USA vs. Colombia Friendly

    When the USA gained a 1-0 advantage over Colombia from the penalty spot after 10 minutes of their friendly at Craven Cottage, it seemed like it was only a matter of time before the South Americans equalised...

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  19. Germany vs. Gibraltar: Goals, Highlights from the Euro 2016 Qualifier

    Gibraltar were expecting nothing short of a landslide defeat when they faced world champions Germany in Nurnberg on Friday evening. However, the part-time minnows managed to go a full 12 minutes before conceding...

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  20. USA's Mix Diskerud Wears Impressive Moustache During Colombia Friendly

    Mix Diskerud typically sports a five o'clock shadow, but the United States midfielder turned out at Craven Cottage for his nation's friendly with Colombia on Friday evening with an impressive moustache...

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  21. Tim Wiese and the Footballers Who Have Excelled at Other Sports

    Since hanging up his gloves, German goalkeeper Tim Wiese has made steps towards becoming a professional wrestler. According to the Daily Mail , the former Werder Bremen shot-stopper will make his WWE debut this weekend at an event in Frankfurt..

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  22. 9 Goals That Should Have Been Nominated for FIFA's 2014 Puskas Award

    The 2014 FIFA Puskas Award nominations are in and the public now have the opportunity to vote for the most beautiful goal scored between 3rd October 2013 and 26th September 2014...

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  23. Klaas-Jan Huntelaar Somehow Misses Open Goal from Point-Blank Range vs. Mexico

    The Netherlands and Mexico both scored fantastic goals in the thrilling friendly encounter on Wednesday evening, but Klaas -Jan Huntelaar appeared to forget his shooting boots...

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  24. Wesley Sneijder Scores Sensational Volley for Netherlands in Mexico Friendly

    Fans at the Amsterdam Arena were treated to some stunning goals during Wednesday evening's Netherlands-Mexico friendly. Carlos Vela gave Mexico the lead over after eight minutes with a superb drive from outside the box...

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  25. Belgium's Youri Tielemans Scores Superb Goal Against Spain in U21 Friendly

    Spain's U21 side hosted their Belgian equivalents in a friendly on Wednesday evening, and the visitors went 2-0 ahead thanks to a stunning strike from Youri Tielemans ...

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