In a rather incredible bit of bad timing, Sutton United were forced to use defender Simon Downer as a makeshift goalkeeper during their clash with Torquay on Saturday, after their regular 'keeper Ross Warner was forced off with injury.
Without their usual reserve goalkeeper, infamous pie-eater Wayne Shaw, poor old Sutton had no back-up goalie on the bench, However, the non-league side still managed to win the game 3-2.
Coveted by all of Europe's top clubs, 20-year-old Moussa Dembele continues to shine in Scotland with Celtic.
On Saturday, the much-coveted French striker was in the goal once again, netting a magnificent effort in the Bhoys's 2-0 home win against Hamilton Academical.
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Facing the Scottish Premiership's bottom side at Celtic Park, the hosts were expected to cruise to victory.
Chelsea increased their lead at the top of the Premier League table to a sizeable 11 points after the Blues secured a deserved but hard-fought win against Swansea at Stamford Bridge.
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Antonio Conte started Cesc Fabregas in midfield and the Spaniard, making his 300th Premier League appearance, was central to the Blues' win.
Claudio Ranieri has released a statement following his parting of ways with Leicester City yesterday and, be warned, it's a real heart-breaker.
The statement, released to the Press Association on Friday evening, begins with "Yesterday my dream died" and gets progressively more emotional from there on out.
The FA have confirmed that Bradley Lowery, the wee Sunderland fan fighting against a rare form of childhood cancer, will lead England out at Wembley next month.
Bradley has terminalneuroblastoma, and has been given months to live. However, the plucky five-year-old is refusing to go out without a fight.
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As part of their study into the behaviour of bumblebees, scientists at Queen Mary University of London are teaching the honey-hoarding little buggers to play football.
Specifically, the bees have learned how to manipulatetiny 'footballs' in order to score 'goals' and obtain a sweet treat.
Infahim, infahim, they all had it in for him!
The first order of business for Leicester City's new caretaker boss wasto deny rumours that Claudio Ranieri was sacked yesterday as the result of a 'player revolt'.
Leading up to the sacking, speculation was rife that Ranieri's squad were up to *here* with his tinkering, with reports even suggesting that a ban on chicken burgers may have been the catalyst for morale tanking over the past few months.
The reverberations are still being felt today after Leicester City axed Claudio Ranieri on Thursday evening, just nine months after winning the Premier League title.
Sympathy wasn't hard to come by in the aftermath, with several of Ranieri's contemporaries voicing their shock at the supposedly callous nature of his sacking.
As excitingly dynamic as ever, the draw for the last-16 of the UEFA Europa League has just concluded in Nyon.
Manchester United, the Premier League's sole remaining representatives, have been pitted against FC Rostov, currently seventh in the Russiantop tier and yet to return from their winter break.
As you may recall, a new scheme to reward players for admirable sporting conduct was trialled in Italy's Serie B last year, which ultimately saw Vicenza strikerCristian Galano become football's first official recipient of the'green card'.
As approvedby FIFA, referees can administer the green card for 12 clearly defined "exemplaryacts of virtue", including (but not limited to) admittingto simulation and unseen handballs/fouls, preventing teammates from harassing officials, and generally owning up when incorrect decisions are given.
Eden Hazard nipped down to Fulham Tattoo Parlour yesterday to start work on his obligatory standard issue "professional footballer sleeve".
Touching then, that he chose to mark the occasion with ahat-tip to one of the finest movies of the 1990s...
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Having parted company with Claudio Ranieri last night, word on the wire is Leicester City are hoping to bringRoberto Mancini back to the club to fill the void.
Aged 36 at the time, Mancini madea small smattering (five) appearances for the Foxes right at the very end of his playing career, becoming something of a cult hero despite failing to score and never once completing a full 90 minutes.
After failing to make it into the last 16 of the Champions League, Tottenham have suffered the same fate in the Europa League, courtesy of a 3-2 aggregate defeat to Belgian side Gent.
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Spurs came into Thursday's second leg at Wembley a goal down but confident of turning the tie around, with Mauricio Pochettino naming a strong side.
In action at Wembley against Gent in the last-32 of the Europa League, Tottenham's nightbecameall the more challenging in the 39th minute when they suddenly found themselves reduced to tenmen.
Trailing 2-1 on aggregate at the time, Dele Alli was shown the first ever red card of his career for a despicable, petulant lunge on Brecht Dejaegere.
Leicester City have just confirmed they've parted company with Claudio Ranieri, the man who delivered untothem the 2015/16 Premier League title just nine short months ago.
The decision was made to pull the plug with the defending champions currently teetering just one place and one point above the 2016/17 relegation zone.