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  1. Video: Maldives striker scores bizarre 'fish flop' penalty

    Chris Wright

    The Maldives beat Afghanistan 8-7 on penalties on Wednesday night to secure themselves third place in this season's AFC Challenge Cup, though it wasn't the winning spot-kick that caught the world's eye, oh no. Instead, it was the penalty that drew...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  2. Video: Serbian striker unleashes strong 'worst penalty ever' cand...

    Chris Wright

    Coming on the final day of the Serbian top-flight season, here's FK Cukaricki's 36-year-old veteran striker Nenad Mirosavljevic (formerly of Olympiakos) posting an incredibly strong contender for "worst penalty ever" against FK Radnicki by stuttering...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  3. Video: Chilean GK scores Copa Libertadores match-winner with his ...

    Chris Wright

    Universidad de Chile went top of their Copa Libertadores group with a narrow 1-0 victory over Peruvian opponents Real Garcilaso on Tuesday night, though the only goal of the game came from the unlikliest of sources: namely, Universidad goalkeeper Joh...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  4. Video: Sydney FC goalkeeper thwarts penalty taker with cocky psyc...

    Chris Wright

    Sydney FC came from behind to triumph in the A-League derby against rivals Western Sydney Wanderers on Saturday, though they have their plucky goalkeeper, Vedran Janjetovic, to thank for keeping them in the game. Already 0-1 up, Wanderers were awa...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  5. Werder Bremen's Aaron Hunt admits stumbling in box, asks ref to r...

    Chris Wright

    Werder Bremen beat Nurnberg 2-0 in the Bundesliga on Saturday, though it could have been three were it not for Aaron Hunt's admirable display of conscience during the second half. After Hunt appeared to be sent sprawling by Javier Pinola in the bo...

    Blog | March 09, 2014
  6. GIF: Atletico's Manquillo bounces off Cristiano Ronaldo, suffers ...

    Chris Wright

    Real Madrid became the first side ever to reach the Copa Del Rey final without conceding a single goal after two Cristiano Ronaldo penalties saw Los Blancos saw Real beat rivals Atletico Madrid 2-0 on Tuesday night and 5-0 on aggregate in the semis. ...

    Blog | February 12, 2014
  7. Video: Did Luis Suarez dive to win a penalty against Aston Villa?...

    Chris Wright

    Why yes, yes he did. It's all a bit embarrassing really. Call it what you want, but don't even begin to try and defend it....

    Blog | January 19, 2014
  8. Video: Austrian fourth tier side attempt cocky 'Henry/Pires' pena...

    Chris Wright

    Back in 2005, the world guffawed as Thierry Henry and Robert Pires, then of Arsenal, transpired to pull off one of the most embarrassing, ridiculously convoluted penalty botches of all time by attempting to copy the old Johan Cruyff/Jesper Olsen tric...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  9. Video: Kuwaiti players bully referee, ref fights back

    Chris Wright

    Over in the Kuwaiti Premier League on Thursday night, Al Arabi stuck a flurry of goals past Al Nasar in a 4-1 victory, the last of which came from the penalty spot in the 98th minute. The decision to award the spot-kick to Al Nasar didn't go down ...

    Blog | October 25, 2013
  10. Video: Vidal trips on Bernabeu turf, appeals for penalty

    Chris Wright

    It seems that for many an inscrutable footballer in this day and age, Plan A is to watch for the white line of the 18-yard box pass beneath your feet and merely surrender all bodily vigour to the whim of gravity, then plead expectantly with the refer...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  11. Reina sleeps in Balotelli's shirt after saving his penalty

    Chris Wright

    Pepe Reina created a little bit of footballing history two weeks ago when he became the first professional keeper to save a Mario Balotelli penalty, getting a sturdy right hand to the Milan striker's spot kick at the San Siro during Napoli's 2-1 vict...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  12. Blind player with 1% eyesight scores penalty in Swedish league ga...

    Chris Wright

    Andreas Engstrom came on as a substitute and scored a penalty for Swedish sixth division side Ulvsby IF last weekend which, in and of itself, isn't particularly noteworthy -- that is until you factor in that he lost 99 percent of his vision to a cong...

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  13. Belgian player has penalty saved, scores rebound with overhead ki...

    Chris Wright

    There's a fairly strong chance you'll have never heard of Belgian second tier side Hoogstraten VV or their midfielder Glenn van der Linden, but you'd be wise to doff your cap to him in advance for he is about to show you the definitive way to dispatc...

    Blog | September 24, 2013
  14. Video: Setubal keeper head-butts Porto penalty scorer, quickly fa...

    Chris Wright

    Porto set out to defend their Portuguese League title with a 3-1 victory over Victoria Setubal in their season opener on Sunday night, though the reigning champions were forced to come from behind to do so when they fell behind after just 13 minutes....

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  15. Video: Veracruz GK saves penalty only for own defenders to accide...

    Chris Wright

    Spare a thought for poor old Veracruz 'keeper Edgar Hernandez, who did his level best to repel Cruz Azul midfielder Christian Gimenez's dribbly penalty during the last few moments of the Liga MX game between the two sides at the weekend, only for a p...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  16. Video: Cheeky fan runs onto pitch and takes Kwadwo Asamoahs pena...

    Chris Wright

    Everton narrowly saw off Juventus in their maiden Guinness International Champions Cup fixture in San Francisco on Wednesday night, beating the Bianconeri 6-5 on penalties after the first 120 minutes finished level at 1-1, though the Toffees' victory...

    Blog | August 01, 2013