Brandi Chastain fell to the ground in relief after scoring a second-half equalizer against Germany in the quarterfinals of the 1999 World Cup. It is widely known as ‘the redemption goal,’ because in the 5th minute, Chastain made an errant back pass to Briana Scurry, resulting in an own goal that gave Germany the lead. 27 more words
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This blog has had plenty to say over the past few months about the Football League and its attitude towards Leeds United. That’s a bone of contention that goes back many years, to the days of the late and, quite frankly, unlamented Alan Hardaker. 905 more words
Own goals happen, sometimes to the best defenders, but it’s rare to see one that is this bad and from this far away from his own goal. 67 more words
Well this one’s about as goofy as it gets in the Premier League.
With Newcastle leading 1-0, defender Paul Dummett attempted to head a ball back to keeper Jak Alnwick. 72 more words