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Video: Fleetwood Striker Scores A Cantona-Like Goal

Fleetwood Town striker David Ball not only secured his side a 1-1 draw at the weekend but his goal will now be considered one of the Goal of the Season contenders.  The Highbury Stadium crowd were witness to this gorgeous piece of skill as Fleetwood levelled against second placed League One side Preston North End. Here it is from another angle… …

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Video: Real Madrid’s Bale Nets Unstoppable Free-Kick vs Israel

Gareth Bale proved last night that his game is not only scintillating for his club side Real Madrid but he is also doing it for Wales, scoring two goals last night. The 25-year-old cracked home this free-kick to double Wales’ lead after Aaron Ramsey had put Chris Coleman’s side ahead. Bale also scored Wales’ third and final goal on the night. Wales …

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Video: Scoring From A Corner – How Hard Can It Be?

Scoring from a corner is a difficult task and a rarity in competitive football but what about when there’s no one in goal, or no defenders?  Following Neymar’s recent exploits in training, where he scored from behind, yes behind the goal (as seen below), how hard can it be to score from a corner kick with no defenders or goalkeeper? It …

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Video: Slovakia Players Know How To Celebrate A Victory

Slovakia’s players celebrated in their own unique way following victory over Luxembourg last night. They cruised to a 3-0 victory in their Group C Euro 2016 qualifier to top their group, now three points ahead of Spain after winning all five of their opening games. What more reason to celebrate? This has to be one of the most organised dressing room celebrations …

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5 Flops Who Prove Kane’s Call-Up Shouldn’t Be Overhyped

Harry Kane’s inclusion in the England squad has generated widespread media attention, and there is a real excitement around the Tottenham striker, but will he fulfil his potential or fade away like so many overhyped English strikers. The English media have a new poster boy. ‘A proper striker’, ‘an old-school number 9’, ‘a real English centre forward’. This media frenzy …

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Limerick FC – What Went Wrong?

In 2012 Limerick FC were promoted from the First Division meaning they would compete in the top flight for the first time since their relegation in 1994, bridging a gap of eighteen years without Premier Division football. Following Limerick FC’s promotion back to Ireland’s top flight, followers and neutrals were optimistic to see how they would fair against the so-called elite of …

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The Powers Of Andres Iniesta Summed Up In One Beautiful GIF

Andres Iniesta has been one Europe’s top players for over a decade now, winning everything the game has to offer as part of a formidable Barcelona side. His low centre of gravity and ability to shake off stronger opponents is an attribute that has enabled him to perform at the highest level of the game. If there was ever a …

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Video: Argentinian Striker Scores Stunning Overhead Kick

He may be an Argentine striker playing for Barcelona but he’s not the one you’re thinking of! Ismael Blanco scored this Golazo for Barcelona – a club in Ecuador yesterday.  The commentator’s reaction may make you think it was a close match and this was a game-changer but it was actually the fourth goal in a six-goal mauling of the Ecuadorian club’s …

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VIDEO: Radamel Falcao Scores Brilliant Brace For Colombia

Colombian striker Radamel Falcao hasn’t been having the best of times under Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal. Rumours have been rife over recent weeks linking the front man with a host of top European clubs as it seems his days at Old Trafford are now numbered. Having scored just 4 goals this season, it has seemed that Falcao had …

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Premier League POTY Winners 2010-’14: Where Are They Now?

With the Premier League season heading slowly towards its conclusion, we begin to think about who this year’s Player of the Season could be. It is a difficult and thought-laden decision, which will ultimately divide opinion across the globe. However, we’ve decided to take a trip down memory lane and see what the previous five winners have gone on to do since winning …

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The Last Number 9 To Win Premier League Top Scorer

Over the past 14 years a number of world class names have deservedly claimed The Premier League’s top goalscorer award. Bizarrely though, only one has worn the number 9 jersey.  Historically, the number 9 jersey is synonymous with a team’s number one goal scorer. The big guy up top, the little magician, the pacy finisher…whatever the style, number 9 is …

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How The Functioning Left-Back Has Developed Over Time

It was once thought that the full-back was the least important position in football. Caught between not being an out-and-out centre back and unsure over its attacking possibilities, the full-back was marginalised and labelled as insignificant. Players with technical skill were upgraded to central midfield, those with strength and presence were edged slightly sideways to centre back, while players with …

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The Curious Case Of Barcelona’s Pedro Rodriguez

Favoured by Pep Guardiola once upon a time and now castaway to the sidelines, Gavin Nolan discusses what made Barcelona’s Pedro go from first team regular to bench frequenter.  The Barcelona team managed by Guardiola between 2008 and 2012 is seen by many as arguably the best team in the modern era of professional football. The mixture of their tika-taka style, …

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Will The Copa America Destroy This Year’s Champions League Final?

With the Champions League entering its later stages, the remaining eight teams in the competition all harbour genuine hopes of lifting the trophy in Berlin in June. Unfortunately, there is a real chance that some players will be missing on the big day, regardless of whether their team reaches the final or not. Gavin Nolan discusses.   This year the final of …

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Adidas Manchester United Away Jersey Leaked

There have been quite a few supposed Manchester United Jersey’s “leaked” over the past couple of months but finally it looks like Footy Headlines have gotten their hands on the real deal.  After signing a record breaking £750 millon deal, next season Manchester United will make the big changeover from Nike to Adidas. After some pretty horrible jerseys in recent …

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Ridiculous! Man Utd Super Fan Gives Oldham a Team Talk (VIDEO)

This Andy Tate business is really getting out of hand. After one of his post match interviews with Full Time Devils went viral last year, a string of TV appearances and follow up interviews have flooded the net. Now it seems, clubs are hiring the man as a motivational speaker. The following clip, filmed with a mobile phone comes straight …

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