Tag Archives: Soccer

  • Russian Keeper Igor Akinfeev Struck By Flare, Taken to Hospital (Video)

    Russian Keeper Igor Akinfeev Struck By Flare, Taken to Hospital (Video)

    An ugly scene unfolded during today’s European Championship qualifying match between Russia and Montenegro in Podgorica , when play had to be suspended in the first minute after Russian keeper Igor Akinfeev was struck in the back of the head by a flare. The culprit was one of the home team’s supporters and reports indicate that police […]

  • Soccer Celebration Fail Leads to Easiest, Saddest Goal Ever (Video)

    Soccer Celebration Fail Leads to Easiest, Saddest Goal Ever (Video)

    There are many lessons to be learned from this incredible soccer celebration fail. First off, if you must celebrate a crucial goal as a team, do it on your opponent’s side of the center line so they can’t possibly kickoff while you’re still dancing. However, if you absolutely insist on bringing the team celebration back […]

  • West Ham and Sunderland Fans Brawl on the Street (Video)

    West Ham and Sunderland Fans Brawl on the Street (Video)

    On Saturday, West Ham defeated Sunderland at Upton Park in London by a score of 1-0.  After the game, the battle between the two clubs continued on the streets of East London, as violence erupted between hooligan supporters from both sides. Even the police got involved at one point, with one London officer providing nearby […]

  • Female Linesman in Brazil Snaps on Whining Player (Video)

    Female Linesman in Brazil Snaps on Whining Player (Video)

    Ponte Preta forward Biro Biro thought he could stand there and voice his anger over a call on the field without having to deal with some backlash from the female linesman (lineswoman?). He was wrong. Watch as lineswoman Tatiane Sacilotti puts the 20-year-old Brazilian in his place after he tries to aggressively dispute her decision […]

  • Player KO’s Opponent With Headbutt After MASL Playoff Match (Video)

    Player KO’s Opponent With Headbutt After MASL Playoff Match (Video)

    Talk about being a sore loser. Following a 10-7 loss to the Baltimore Blast in MASL playoff action on Sunday, Missouri Comets defender Andre Braithwaite walked up to Blast captain Pat Healy as if he was going to congratulate him, only to knock him out with a vicious headbutt. Check it out: Cold-blooded. So, was it […]

  • Wayne Rooney Knockout Celebration Inspired by Sensational Story in Sunday Sun

    Wayne Rooney Knockout Celebration Inspired by Sensational Story in Sunday Sun

    If you happened to see the Manchester United-Tottenham game on Sunday, you might have been a little confused when you saw that Wayne Rooney knockout goal celebration. It’s no secret that the English soccer superstar fancies boxing, but pretending to box and get knocked out was a little out-of-the-blue. However, if you’d seen Sunday’s edition […]

  • Ecuadoran Goalie Maximo Banguera Plays Dead to Avoid Red Card (Video)

    Ecuadoran Goalie Maximo Banguera Plays Dead to Avoid Red Card (Video)

    Remember when you were little, and you would shoot your siblings with a BB gun, then run upstairs and pull the covers over your head, thinking that would protect you from any accusations or punishment? Maximo Banguera might be fully grown, but he still subscribes to that school of thought. And who can blame him? […]

  • 9 Ways to Improve the MLS (or at Least Make It Suck Less)

    9 Ways to Improve the MLS (or at Least Make It Suck Less)

    Now that the 2015 Major League Soccer season has officially begun—to almost no fanfare—today we’re going to take a look at some key ways to improve the MLS…or at least make it suck less. Yes, that is a harsh title, and it might give you the idea that I don’t like the MLS. But I actually do. They’ve […]

  • Porto’s Danilo Knocked Unconscious By His Own Keeper (Video)

    Porto’s Danilo Knocked Unconscious By His Own Keeper (Video)

    FC Porto beat FC Basel 4-0 to advance to the quarterfinal round of the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday. But even with a strong effort and a lopsided score, the victory still had its ugly moments for the Portuguese club. Specifically, we’re talking about the scene that unfolded during the 17th minute of the match, […]