Inspired by Amir Sayoud's truly piss-poor effort that we had this misfortune of witnessing
yesterday (which, by rights, should be at the top of this list), here's our ten-strong run down of
the worst penalties of the modern era...
Eugene Dadi's return to Perth Glory as a Wellington Phoenix player did not go according to plan
as his badly executed spot kick failed to trouble the home keeper and Perth Glory went on to win
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BEFORE we get into today's juicy blog, should give a mention to the guys at Glory Football Tees and
the new shirt available from their site (left).
The joke obviously refers to the antics of Chris Coyne against Brisbane a couple of weeks ago.
These guys aren't guys who live in China, these are Perth Glory fans (the type of guys who don't
know what a bandwagon looks like) who use the profits for the creation of Glory banners and the
Perth Glory fanzine - which always gives FP a bit of a laugh.
WELL, all in all, it was mixed weekend for FP. Arsenal self-destructed against Man United, but
Miron's mob Gold Coast United were finally brought back to earth with a 1-0 defeat to
And due to a couple more results in the A-League, the Glory climb to fourth position on the ladder
after their win over Melbourne - though Perth fans shouldn't be breaking out the bubbly just yet -
there's still 23 rounds to go, plenty of time before the ladder really matter.
RIGHTO, it's the day before the next Perth Glory game - which can only mean - preview time. So what
can we expect from the Glory this week? Some of the tripe they served up against Adelaide or
Head to Head
All time A-League meetings:
Wins: Wellington 3, Perth Glory 2, Draws - 1
Wellington Phoenix 1 Perth Glory 1
Westpac Stadium, Round 15, December 2008
Perth Glory team news
Former Glory captain Jamie Coyne has been ruled out for four weeks with that injured knee he
suffered in the lost to Adelaide.
Indonesia Super League
Persib v Bontang 3-0 (Herman Abanda, Christian Gonzales, Hilton Moreira) 22,187Sriwijaya v Persisam
3-1 (Ponaryo Astaman, Jajang Mulyana, Arif Suyono; Julio Lopez) 5,143Arema v Persija 2-1 (Roman
Chmelo, Sunarto; Bambang Pamungas) 32,597Persijap v Persela 0-2 (Gustavo Lopez, Jaenal Ichwan)
1 - Persipura 20 13 5 2 51-16 442 - Semen Padang 19 9 8 2 29-19 353 - Arema 20 9 7 4 31-18 344 -
Persija 20 10 4 6 31-20 34
20 - Boaz Solossa (Persipura)11 - Edward Wilson Junior (Semen Padang), Kenji Adichihara (Bontang)10
- Marcio Souza (Deltras) Divisi Utama
PSCS v PSIM 2-0 (Julia Siagian, Reza Dini Saputra) 9,725Persikab v Persik 2-1 (Jean kamaga, Ebus
Angel Cnuchukwu; Berta Yuana Putra) 6,673Pro Titan v PS Bengkulu 2-3 (Mario Costas, Ghozali
Siregar; Peter Lipide, Oh Inkyun, Imam Faisal) 303PSLS v Persih 0-0 Persipro v Barito Putra 3-0 (I
Putu Gede, Akmad Junaidi 2) 2,875 Liga Primer Indonesia
Tangerang Wolves v Cendrawasih Papua 2-0 (Wallace da Silva 2)Bandung v Bintang Medan 2-2 (Kim San
Duk, Beni Kunkun; Gaston Salasiwa, Paharuddin)PSM v Semarang United 2-0 (M Rahmat, Marwan)Batavia
Union v Aceh United 2-0 (og, Tantan)Bogor Raya v Bali Devata 2-0 (Ivan Bogado, Maulana)Persema v
Real Mataram 5-2 (Reza Mustafa 2, Han Sen Min, Kim Jeffrey Kurniawan, Irfan Bachdim; Fernando Soler
2)Solo v Manado United 7-3 (Zarko Lazetic 3, David Micevski 2, Stevan Racic, Ricky Kristiadi;
Eugene Dadi, Jefry M, Tommy)Persibo v Medan Chiefs 5-1 (Samsul Arif 3, Bagus Cahyono 2; Abdelhadi
Laakkad)Persebaya 1927 v Jakarta 3-2 (Andrew Barisic, Rendi Irwan, Nico Susanto)
1 - Persema 12 9 2 1 29-11 292 - Persebaya 12 8 3 1 31-9 273 -Semarang United 12 8 0 4 14-11 Thai Premier League
Army United v BEC Tero 1-0Sriracha v Chonburi 1-2Samut Songkram v Pattaya United 0-1Siam Navy v
Muang Thong United 0-3Chiang Rai United v Police United 1-2TOT v Osotspa 0-0TTM v Bangkok Glass
0-1Buriram PEA v Thai Port 1-0Si Sa Ket v Khon Kaen 2-0
1 - Buriram PEA 8 6 2 0 202 - Chonburi 8 5 2 1 173 - BEC Tero 8 5 1 2 16 Malaysia Super League
Kelantan v Felda United 6-0Selangor v T Team 0-2Terengganu v Harimau Muda A 3-1KL v Pahang 0-0Johor
FC v Negeri Sembilan 0-0Sabah v Perak 2-1
1 - Kelantan 10 6 2 2 24-10 202 - Selangor 10 6 2 2 14-10 203 - Perak 10 5 4 1 10-5 19
The Indonesian FA are hoping to have 22 foreign players deported from the country. In what would be
a spectacular PR blunder, admittedly not the first, they have sent the relevant ministry a list of
players they say are playing illegally in the country.
Despite having relevant paperwork the PSSI claim that as they are the only authority empowered to
organise competitive football in Indonesia then players registered with the rebel Liga Primer
Indonesia are here under false pretenses and shouldn't be here.