Watford Keeper’s Epic Fumble Costs Watford a Replay Against Manchester City

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Brave Championship side Watford were just 4 minutes away from a replay at the Etihad only for their keeper Jonathon Bond to make an epic fumble which gave Manchester City a 3-2 lead having come from 2-0 down after Fernando Forestieri and Troy Deeney gave Watford a dream start.

However Sergio Aguero brace and Bond's mistake had Watford hearts broke before Aguero completed his hat-trick in injury-time to put the game out of reach.

Video: Everton’s Kevin Mirallas scores (Scotland 0-2 Belgium)

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Everton's Kevin Mirallas scored a late goal to help Belgium to a 2-0 away win over Scotland in their World Cup qualifier. Steven Defour had given the Belgians the lead, but they had to wait until the 88th minute to add to that when Mirallas' neat turn aided by some slack defending left [...]

Video: Paolo Di Canio subs then slates goalkeeper Wes Foderingham (Preston vs Swindon)

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Swindon boss Paolo Di Canio has been up to his tricks again, showing his unique management philosophies during his side's defeat to Preston at the weekend. Unimpressed with the performance of goalkeeper Wes Foderingham, the Italian manager subbed the keeper just 21 minutes into the match. A furious Foderingham stormed off the pitch and straight [.

‘He’s The Worst, Arrogant, Ignorant Athlete I’ve Ever Seen’ – Paolo Di Canio Hauls Swindon Keeper Wes Foderingham Off After 21 Naff Mins vs Preston (V

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By Chris Wright

After conceding two goals in quick succession during the opening exchanges of their League One game against Preston (the first stemming from a botched clearance), an irate Paolo Di Canio took the express decision to substitute Swindon 'keeper Wes Foderingham off after just 20 short minutes.

Pepe takes out Casillas as Jonas scores Valencia's equalizer

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A couple of observations: This goal would not have been scored if Iker Casillas had stayed on the line. That was his mistake. But even the slimmest of chances punching the ball away evaporated after he got into the way of an out of control Pepe who launches himself with the single purpose of annihilating Jonas.

English Premier League

Stan Kroenke: ‘Nothing would be cooler than Arsenal winning the title’

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Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke has set his sights on seeing his side winning the Premier League while he's still around to see it. The 66-year-old tycoon said it would be cool if Arsene Wenger's side could win the title. He said: "There would be nothing cooler, I've never experienced it over here, to win the [.

Micah Richards has fun with Man City skipper Vincent Kompany’s shoes while he’s away

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Just because they're gucci doesn't mean they're nice

QPR Sign Julio Cesar

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The Rob Green experiment is over already at Queens Park Rangers and the club today announced the signing of Brazilian international, and Champions League winner, Julio Cesar.

Green was signed over the summer from West Ham, and was expected to be the club's number one goalkeeper this season.

GIF It: Fernando Torres offside goal helps Chelsea to victory over Reading

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Chelsea retained their 100 per cent start to the season with a 4-2 victory over Reading last night. But it was the Blues' third goal, scored when the match was level at 2-2, that will be playing on Royals boss Brian McDermott's mind today. Fernando Torres was quite clearly offside as he tucked the ball [.

Thoughts On Tactics And Starting Eleven Against Sunderland

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It's all back. The League, the buzz, the anticipation, even typing that blasé headline has me tingling, everything's back.

Arsenal start at home. Martin O'Neill's Sunderland provide the first hurdle. Big games are just around the corner and the transfer scene is very much alive, but once again we're at the time where the next game means more than anything else.


Fabio Borini’s agent: ‘Joining Liverpool was a mistake’

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Fabio Borini's agent claims his client made a mistake when he decided to join Liverpool last summer. The Italy international moved to Anfield from Roma in a £10.5m deal, but injuries and lack of form kept him sidelined for much of his debut season. He has now been sent on loan to Sunderland. His agent [.

Brendan Rodgers to Luis Suarez: Swapping Liverpool for Arsenal ‘doesn’t add up’

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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has warned striker Luis Suarez that a move to Arsenal is a step backwards to a smaller club. The Reds boss says quitting Anfield for the Emirates would be a mistake on the Uruguay international's part. He said: "Would it be a mistake for Luis to leave Liverpool? Yes, 100 per [.

Chelsea interim manager Rafa Benitez hits out at club and fans, confirms he will leave

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Rafa Benitez has finally let the water-off-a-duck's-back approach to the hostile treatment he's received since arrived at Chelsea slip as he hit out at the club and its supporters. The Blues boss also confirmed he will leave his post at the end of the season. He criticised the club's hierarchy for undermining his position by [.

Arsenal v. Liverpool: Match Review & Player Grades

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Well, three games into the season and still not a single goal. Not a single goal conceded that is! For the third straight game Arsenal has held its opponent goalless. At this point last season, we had conceded ten I believe. Okay, so maybe we don't really need Alex Song in the midfield. I must say, I was impressed by how solid the team looked against what should have been a tougher opponent in Liverpool.

Liverpool 0-2 Arsenal

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Podolski 31'
Cazorla 68'

Somehow, that was more demoralizing than the 0-3 loss at West Brom, despite the quality of the opposition and the slightly less embarrassing scoreline.

There were excuses for that first loss, most stemming from the red card. But this script becomes more painful the more we're subjected to the same film.

Liverpool 2-2 Manchester City Highlights

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szólj hozzá: Liverpool vs Man City 2:2 MATCH HIGHLIGHTS

Liverpool bossed the game and took the lead with a Martin Skrtel header after a brilliantly struck corner kick from Steven Gerrard. Yaya Toure equalised just after the hour following a Pepe Reina mistake, but just three minutes later Joe Hart was picking the ball out of the net after Luis Suarez brillintly curled the ball home from a free-kick 25 yards from goal.

Liverpool 1-0 Hearts

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Webster (OG) 78'

"A narrow, 1-0 win would suit me just fine. It could be a lucky 1-0 win for all I care, similar to the away leg against Gomel."

How prescient.

Believe me, I'm more surprised than you are; there won't be very many posts referencing how I correctly predicted something.

David Moyes

GIF It: Man Utd captain Nemanja Vidic is attacked by the Community Shield

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It's long been suspected that Nemanja Vidic feels no pain. Now, here's the proof. Clatter the Manchester United captain around the head repeatedly with a piece of wood and he will simply smile. The big Serbia international was attacked by the Community Shield. As he lifted it in the air to celebrate yesterday's victory over [.

Everton star Marouane Fellaini: ‘Moyes made me train one-on-one after Stoke headbutt’

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Everton midfielder Marouane Fellaini has revealed that former manager David Moyes brought him in for a one-on-one training session following his headbutt on Stoke's Ryan Shawcross. Moyes gave all the other players and coaching staff the day off, with only the Belgium international required to report for training.


Wenger – Arsenal made “one massive mistake”

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Arsene Wenger started off a massive ten days for Arsenal by seeing his side dumped out of the FA Cup by Championship side Blackburn Rovers. As usual the Gunners completely dominated possession without putting the ball in the back of the net, while Blackburn sneaked a freak winning goal towards the end of the game.

Let Theo Go

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By all accounts Theo Walcott wants £100,000 a week.

That is exactly £99,999 a week more than I would pay him.
Seriously though, he is lucky I don't run the club, because if I did, and he demanded that amount of money, I would hire Jonny Wilkinson to drop kick him and his agent out of the Emirates.


Rooney: I want to end my career at United

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Following speculation that Wayne Rooney was again ready to make a move away from United, he has today given an exclusive interview with the Evening News where he claims that he wants to stay at the club for as long as we want him.

"I look at the likes of Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes at United and they are a massive example to us all," he said.

Rooney: I want to end my career at United

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Following speculation that Wayne Rooney was again ready to make a move away from United, he has today given an exclusive interview with the Evening News where he claims that he wants to stay at the club for as long as we want him.

"I look at the likes of Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes at United and they are a massive example to us all," he said.


Fiorentina Vow To Chase Up Dimitar Berbatov For Plane Ticket Compensation

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By Chris Wright

You may remember a week or so back when a certain lithe striker pulled his 'Where on Earth is Dimitar Berbatov?' act, u-turning on a move to Fiorentina somewhere over the Adriatic sea in lieu of joining Fulham on transfer deadline day.

You may also remember that Fiorentina weren't best pleased, using a club statement to deem Berba underserving of 'their city and their shirt' after paying through the nose for him and his agent, Emil Danchev, to fly business class from Manchester to Florence in order to bash out a contract.

Fergie: De Gea’s Mistake Cost Him His Place

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Sir Alex has explained that David de Gea has been left out of the starting line-up for Southampton because of his mistake against Fulham last weekend. United were comfortably winning 3-1 but after failing to make a cross his own, Fulham were let back in to the game and we looked fairly shaky from then on.

Real Madrid

(Not So) Routine Win (Real Madrid 3 - Granada 0)

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It was only by the time Cristiano Ronaldo managed to score his second goal for the night, to make it 2-0 for Real Madrid that I finally managed a sigh of relief. ‘This wasn't going to end up like those matches' – I thought, recalling our slip-ups against Valencia and Getafe. There would be no freakish, frantic comeback for the opponent and no moments of panic for our boys – just absolute control of the match and further questions if we can manage a 3rd , 4th, 5th goal and so on.

Real Madrid Win Super Cup

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Facing their first crisis of the season, Real Madrid responded like champions as they beat 10-man Barcelona 2-1 at the Bernabeu tonight to win the Spanish Super Cup on away goals.

It must have been one amazing pre-game speech by Jose Mourinho as Real Madrid came out of the gatyes flying and scored two quick goals from Gonzalo Higuain and Cristiano Ronaldo to go ahead 4-3 on aggregate.

Real Madrid Win Spanish Super Cup

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Facing their first crisis of the season, Real Madrid responded like champions as they beat 10-man Barcelona 2-1 at the Bernabeu tonight to win the Spanish Super Cup on away goals.

It must have been one amazing pre-game speech by Jose Mourinho as Real Madrid came out of the gatyes flying and scored two quick goals from Gonzalo Higuain and Cristiano Ronaldo to go ahead 4-3 on aggregate.

Higuain Goal v Barcelona

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szólj hozzá: REAL MADRID VS. BARCELONE 1 0

Gonzalo Higuain give's Real Madrid the lead after taking advantage of Javier Mascherano's mistake.

Real Madrid prematurely create profile for Luka Modric a.k.a. ‘Null Null’

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Sometimes being well prepared leads to an itchy trigger finger and it seems that was the case when Luka Modric's profile page appeared on Real Madrid's official website on Tuesday. Though Modric to Real Madrid has been this summer's tedious transfer soap opera, as of this writing he's still officially a Spurs player.


Paolo Di Canio calls his goalkeeper ‘one of the worst players I have ever seen’

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Less than a week after literally kicking his players up the backside and pulling off the upset of the Capital One Cup second round with a 4-3 extra-time win over Stoke, Paolo Di Canio and Swindon Town returned to League One player and lost 4-1 to Preston North End. Preston scored twice in the first 10 minutes, with the first goal coming off a goalkeeper error, prompting Di Canio to take 21-year-old goalkeeper Wes Foderingham off in just the 21st minute.

UEFA SUPER CUP: Chelsea v Atletico Madrid

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Chelsea take on Atletico Madrid tonight in Monaco in the UEFA Super Cup and this is one we all want to win. After winning the Champions League last term, we have the Super Cup and the World Club Cup to fight for this season and make no mistake, RDM and the Chelsea boys want both these titles!.

First up tonight is Madrid and they are an impressive side.

New England Revolution

Five Things We Learned: Revolution vs. Fire

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Set piece defense was a problem for the Revolution on Saturday. (Photo: Kari Heistad/CapturedImages.biz)

Editor's Note:Â With Brian O'Connell out of town over the weekend, Sean Donahue is filling in for this week's "Five Things We Learned".

Did one mistake or two mistakes cost the New England Revolution points on Saturday?

Jerry Watch: Honduras 2, Boca Juniors 0

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While most of us were watching the US beat Mexico last night, Jerry Bengtson was busy continuing to play far better for his national team than he's ever indicated he will for the New England Revolution. Honduras beat Boca Juniors 2-0 in a friendly in Miami on Wednesday night. Bengtson scored the opener in the 23rd minute with a diving header.

The Rest

Chelsea’s Gary Cahill defends Man City keeper Joe Hart

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Chelsea defender Gary Cahill has praised his under-fire England colleague Joe Hart, saying he is "top drawer". Manchester City keeper Hart's form over the past 12 months has been questioned by many critics, not least his new club boss Manuel Pellegrini, who suggested that reserve keeper Costel Pantilimon could challenge for his first-team spot.

Wolves keeper Carl Ikeme breaks his hand punching a tactics board

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Carl Ikeme is likely to be ruled out for the rest of the season after breaking his hand by punching a tactics board. The Wolves keeper lashed out in frustration after manager Dean Saunders gave him an earful over the farcical own goal he had conceded. Saunders initially claimed that Ikeme, who was subbed at [.

Turkey against Estonia

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After losing first match in the group against Holland on Friday, Turkish National team will face Estonia in Istanbul,Turkey on Tuesday, September 11th,2012 at 21.00 local Turkey time(2:00 PM
At the press conference today, Turkish National team coach Abdullah Avci said, they respect Estonia team but they want to win against Estonia.

El Shaarawy reveals that being Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s teammate similar to caring for a Mogwai

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Now that Zlatan Ibrahimovic has left Milan to score all of PSG's goals, Stephan El Shaarawy has spoken about the delicate care he requires from his teammates. Much like a Mogwai that can't be fed after midnight or get wet, a Zlatan requires certains things in order to keep him from turning into a gremlin.

Schellas Hyndman: Matt Hedges’ Mistake vs. Galaxy Not One We Expect

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Matt Hedges has definitely not been a typical rookie for a majority of this season. However, in Sunday's 2-0 loss at the Los Angeles Galaxy, the FC Dallas rookie center back definitely had a pretty bad rookie mistake. His gaffe in the 66th minute that saw him dispossessed by the Galaxy's Jose Villarreal led to the first goal of the game by Juninho, one which proved to be the game-winner in a contentious win for the reigning MLS Cup champs.

Atromitos 1 Newcastle 1 – Ryan Taylor Special Does It

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Newcastle played well within themselves tonight in Athens, Greece as they strolled to a 1-1 draw against Atromitos, but only after going 1-0 down to the Greek side after 24 minutes from a defensive mistake. Newcastle handed debuts to Gael Bigirimana, Romain Amalfitamno and Adam Campbell during this game, and Adam became the youngest player ever to play for [.