Tag Archives: own goal

  • 2014 World Cup Opens With Own Goal by Brazil’s Marcelo vs. Croatia (Video)

    2014 World Cup Opens With Own Goal by Brazil’s Marcelo vs. Croatia (Video)

    The World Cup promises to provide plenty of spectacular goals between now and the finals on July 13th.  But the opening marker that got things rolling at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil will certainly not be making the tournament highlight reel. However, it probably will find its way onto the tourney blooper reel. That’s because […]

  • Real Sociedad Scores Brutal Own Goal vs. Barcelona (Video)

    Real Sociedad Scores Brutal Own Goal vs. Barcelona (Video)

    Barcelona probably didn’t need any help during the first leg of their Copa del Rey semi-final match-up against Real Sociedad, but they received some anyway. And the Sociedad players probably couldn’t have made it any more embarrassing if they had tried, as midfielder Gorka Elustondo blasted a clearing attempt off the face of his own keeper, Enaut […]

  • Lightning Almost Choke Away a Win With This Embarrassing Own Goal (Video)

    Lightning Almost Choke Away a Win With This Embarrassing Own Goal (Video)

    Last night, the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the  Blackhawks 6-5 in overtime—in Chicago—moving to a very solid 6-3-0 on the year. For a team that missed the playoffs last year, you would think this makes them very happy. And ultimately it probably does. However, I’m sure Lightning brass would have preferred that the game didn’t go to […]

  • Mike van der Hoorn Scores the Worst Own Goal Ever (Video)

    Mike van der Hoorn Scores the Worst Own Goal Ever (Video)

    Own goals in soccer, or any sport for that matter, are never a pretty thing.  But there is something especially ugly about Mike van der Hoorn‘s own goal during a Dutch Eredivisie match between FC Utrecht and AZ Alkmaar on Sunday. I won’t even attempt to explain what van der Hoorn was trying to accomplish when […]

  • Coyotes’ Antoine Vermette Scores an Own Goal (Video)

    Coyotes’ Antoine Vermette Scores an Own Goal (Video)

    One year after making it all the way to the Western Conference Finals, the Phoenix Coyotes find themselves on the outside of the Western Conference playoff picture looking in with less than ten games remaining in their regular season.  They currently sit in ninth place, just three points back of the eighth-place Detroit Red Wings. […]