Atletico de Kolkata win Hero Indian Super League

The Hero Indian Super League was won at the weekend by Atletico de Kolkata, when they beat the Kerala Blasters. The score was still 1-1 after extra time, it went to penalties, and Kolkata won 4-3. Mohammad Rafi scored for Kerala in the first half, but it wasn’t long before Kolkata equalised. Both goals came … [Read the full story]

Class shows as Pies dominate the Dockers

Collingwood are still top of the AFL ladder after a comfortable win over Fremantle at the MCG, and they looked more than a contender a Grand Final place. Led brilliantly by Brownlow Medallist Dane Swan, who ended the match with 43 possessions, seven tackles and two goals, the Magpies set up the win with a … [Read the full story]

Balotelli may kill racial abusers at Euro’s

Italy and Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli has threatened to kill anyone who racially abuses him during next month’s Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine. Balotelli said he had bananas thrown at him in a Rome bar before the European Under-21 Championships in June 2009 and if it happened again, “I will go to jail, … [Read the full story]

Iran soccer players celebrate goal in immoral way

Iran’s football federation on Monday imposed indefinite bans on two players for their “immoral acts” during goal celebrations, state television’s website reported. The incidents, condemned by officials and commentators alike, took place during a league match between Persepolis Tehran and Damash Gilan, broadcast live on national television to millions of Iranians. Footage shows Persepolis defender … [Read the full story]

Sunday Morning in Australia

I was standing on the sideline waiting for the game to start. The rain was teeming down, not a shower but stair rod weather. It was the under elevens soccer match. The Super Reds…immaculate in red shirts, red shorts and red socks and all wearing the same colour boots. They were playing our local team … [Read the full story]

Goalkeeper scores a 90 metre goal

San Jose Earthquakes goalkeeper David Bingham kicked an amazing goal from over 90 metres out in a friendly against West Bromwich Albion. It was a ‘Hail Mary’ play that just happened to come off for the San Jose goalkeeper, who booted the football over 90 metres for it to bounce over the opponents goalkeeper and … [Read the full story]

Wayne Rooney is a liability…oh yeah, and a dickhead

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is facing a two-match ban after being charged by England’s Football Association on Monday for swearing into a television camera while celebrating a goal during a Premier League match. The England international shouted an expletive directly into the camera after converting a penalty to complete his hat trick in United’s … [Read the full story]