Moussa Dembele scored twice as Celtic held Man City ina rollicking 3-3 draw in the Champions League, though the 20-year-old striker'ssecond goal of the night was certainly more impressive than his first at least from a technical standpoint.
Having put the Bhoys ahead in the third minute by deflectingErik Sviatchenko's diving header in from close range with his chest, Dembele edged the home side ahead again just three minutes into the second half with an inspired piece of off-the-cuff athleticism.
With the curious, if slightly tame, tale of Sam Allardyce dominating the back pages at the moment, Pies thought we'd herald five managerial employees who had the good grace to get themselves sacked with a bit of panache.
By which, of course, we mean illicit drug use, going AWOL, fighting, more fighting and a spectacular feat of petty theft.
After watching 'Get Shirty' a great little ITV documentary about Admiral's rise from an obscure Midlands underwear outlet to one of the biggest names in sportswear last night, we though it would be nice to doff our own 'umble caps to their handiwork.
Indeed, to celebrate Admiral's all-too brief run on top, Pies thought we'd herald their pioneering vision by whittling down our Top 10 favourite offerings.
In the week in which Arsene Wenger celebrates 20 years in charge at Arsenal (the anniversary isn't officially until October 1st), the Gunners produced an outstanding performance against their west London nemesis Chelsea, thumping the Blues 3-0.
After the game, one of Arsenal's chief architects in the resounding victory, Mesut Ozil, made a young fans day by giving him his shirt, with the boys' reaction utterly heartwarming.
With the score locked a 0-0 at the break, fans attending Derby's home game against Blackburn yesterday were snapped out of their torpor by a truly surreal bout of half-time 'entertainment'.
Indeed, it was at this point that a giant inflatable fish wearinga basketball vest came flailing out onto the pitch and proceeded to eat one of Derby's goalkeeping coaches, only to barf him back up in a state of undress.
Rafa Benitez Here is Rafa Benitez' Sky Sports interview after the game in which he says we really should have won this game in the first half. It seems like its not being blocked in countries around the world.
A pair of Americans rang the 2.Bundesliga bell away from home on Friday night. Jerome Kiesewetter bamboozled three defenders and the netminder to bag his first Fortuna Düsseldorf goal as consolation in a loss at Braunschweig. Soon thereafter, Sandhausen's Andrew Wooten pounced on a rebound to bury the last-gasp leveler at Greuther Fürth.
During the U16 Asian Football Confederation Championship clash between Uzbekistan and DPR Korea, Uzbek 'keeperJasurbek Umrzakov scored an incredible goal from inside his own box. However, ridiculous theatrics from his North Korean opposite number points to something rather dodgy in action.
Youngster Umrzakov's punt flies over the head of Korean 'keeperGK Jang Paek Ho who is inexplicably miles outside of his own box.