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WATCH: Aurelien Chedjou and a flying own goal under zero pressure

Aurelien Chedjou hates when his goalkeeper catches the ball.

That’s the only explanation as to why the Lille defender scored this own goal whilst in uniform for Cameroon this week. 51 more words

Video

Late Own-Goal Denies Courageous Terriers

An own-goal in the dying seconds of the game denied Bedlington Terriers all three points against Marske United at Welfare Park. 713 more words

Football

WATCH: Bungled tackle in Bundesliga.2 turns into well-hit own goal

VfR Aalen’s Sascha Mockenhaupt will hear about this weekend’s own goal for a long, long time.

The 23-year-old German defender was attempting to win a loose ball, and instead struck a strong ball past his keeper. 63 more words

Germany

Photo of the day: Brandi Chastain

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

USWNT

Boro Took the Mick, Mowatt Took the Chance, Leeds Took the Points - by Rob Atkinson

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

Football

Defender scores one of the worst own goals ever from 40 yards away

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

Soccer