Your club has been promoted to the top division, and you are away for your first game of the
season. The manager sits you down and tells you to just keep it tight for the first half. A point
is by no means a disaster, and you can begin to push on in the second [...]
Ahead of Israel's friendly with Ukraine, Maccabi Haifa hosted their Ukranian counterparts Dynamo
Kiev in a 60 minute friendly played in the strongest winds seen for some time. The wind was so
strong that when Haifa keeper Assaf Mendes took a goal kick, the ball held in the air before
blowing back into his own [.
Jenks jinxed Arsenal's recent signing from Charlton Athletic, Carl Jenkinson, announced his arrival
on the big stage with a spectacular 25-yard own goal against FC Koln. The Finnish Under 21
international hoofed the ball up in the air from 25 yards out. It sailed over the head of helpless
keeper Wojciech Szczęsny and dipped beautifully [.
Put in row z-head Watford defender Dale Bennett was unfortunate to find himself on the scoresheet
after scoring one of the unluckiest own goals you're likely to see this season. Burnley were the
beneficiaries as goalkeeper Scott Loach smacked his hoofed clearance against Bennett's head outside
the penalty area.
A sore nose AND an o.g. on the scoresheet The defender in this Japanese High School Football
Championship was not taking any chances with his clearance and gave it some welly. Unfortunately,
the full brunt of the mammoth hoof was felt by his team-mate stood a metre in front of him. The
balls smacks off [.