Benfica duo Luisao and Konstantinos Katsouranis played a game of Bowyer-Dyer in their match against SetÃºbal at the weekend. The handbags resulted in both players being substituted immediately and suspended until further notice by the club.
As nominated by Pies stalwart Cole â€“ mate, the resemblence is striking; Cheetara could be Robbie’s twin sister. Any more Thundercats who look like footballers? If there’s a Snarf double out there, I’d love to know who it is.
Perhaps not the most wonderful wonder goal you’ve ever seen, but I love its beautiful simplicity. Kanu’s flick is perfectly timed â€“ Luke Young doesn’t know if he’s coming or going. More wonder goals
1 Jermain ‘third-choice’ Defoe has been told he can leave Spurs by boss Juande Ramos. However, the ‘ambitious’ (rolls eyes) English striker wants to stay and fight for his place/hope that Dimitar Berbatov is sold. Move on Jermain – they DON’T WANT YOU! I’d like to see Defoe team up with John Carew at Villa, [...]
Today’s babe with a ball features a girl who clearly knows how to pull-off a keepy up. Maybe. Either that or some kid in a park just hoofed the ball at her face as she was jogging. And is that a Greek club shirt she’s wearing? I should know, but any answers gratefully receivedâ€¦ More [...]
The main news in German football this week is that there is no news. Well, that’s not strictly true but there is no Bundesliga action until February. Now that is a winter break. It is at times like this that people like Owen Hargreaves, who have sacrificed their cushy holiday allowance to warm Manchester United’s bench over the festive period, must kick themselves. Hargreaves said: “Contrary to the previous years, Iâ€™m not going to spend the Christmas holidays with my family in Calgary, because the Premier League doesnâ€™t have a winter break.”
I love this story, from the website of the Current Bun. Carra reportedly ‘lost it’ after being taunted â€“ i.e. told to ‘calm down’ in a bad Scouse accent â€“ by a small section of Luton fans wearing curly wigs and shellsuits. The Sun’s story is accompanied by a blurry picture of Carragher, supposedly enraged, [...]
June 1994 Gabriel Batistuta of Argentina appeals for a foul during his team’s World Cup group match against Bulgaria, played in Dallas, Texas. Bulgaria won the match 2-0, with goals by Hristo Stoichkov and Nasko Sirakov, thereby knocking Argentina out of the tournament. Photo David Cannon/ALLSPORT
This classic clip shows Burnley mascot Bertie Bee laying the smackdown on a streaker at Turf Moor. The stewards struggle to thwart the naked fan, but Bertie steps in to save the day. Cue big furry bee doing wrestling celebrations at the side of the pitch!
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1991 Spurs midfielder Paul Gascoigne celebrates after scoring with a 35-yard free-kick during the FA Cup semi-final against Arsenal at Wembley Stadium. Tottenham Hotspur won the match 3-1, and went on to lift the trophy, defeating Nottm Forest 2-1 in the final. Photo Simon Bruty/Allsport Watch Gazza’s rocket free-kick after the jumpâ€¦
One of the goals of the season so far, by Leeds United defender (defender!) Frazer Richardson â€“ Northampton aren’s the strongest opposition, but it was a powerful run and a fine finish. Leeds are now up to fourth in the table, and that despite starting the season with a 15-point deduction. Via 101GreatGoals
Surely not the gang at regional news programme Central tonight…
The Inconvenient Truth for Becks fans is that their hero is supposedly the least green person on the planet. As The Daily Star reported recently, ‘LA Galaxy star Becks, 32, not only owns a fleet of 15 gas-guzzling supercars [including a Porsche, Hummer and Lincoln Navigator], he has clocked up more than 250,000 miles in the air in the last year â€“ more than the distance to the far side of the Moon.
â€¦ Yes, it means that after the Brazilian daddy scored for Real Madrid in their 2-0 win against Real Zaragoza, he celebrated in time-honoured fashion: Robinho’s post-goal celebration was one of the finest ‘I’m going to let the world know that I’ve had a baby!’ moments in football history. Not only did Robbie break out [...]
I have no idea who this blonde, bikini-clad young lady is, but I do know that she’ll catch a cold if she doesn’t at least put on a pair of gloves. I’m sure Sepp Blatter would approve though. More babes with balls