Cavalcade Of Calamity: XI Of The Worst Corner Kicks Ever Attempted (Video)

Chris Wright

5th, April 2017

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With a humble tip of the hat to Charlie Adam’s set-piece finesse against Burnley last night, Pies have cobbled together a small compendium of some of the worst corner kicks ever attempted on grass.

Without further ado, let’s get cracking.

Juan Carlos (Real Betis)

Safe to say, if you’re not even making it out of the quadrant then you’re probably not doing it right…

Serge Gakpe (Nantes)

When you’re thwarted by a pesky interfering flag but manage to style it out…

Lukas Podolski (Inter Milan)

Somebody’s been watching the ‘Serge Gakpe Guide To Effortlessly Naff Corner Kicks’…

Women’s FA Cup Final 2012

Birmingham eventually beat Chelsea on penalties, no thanks to their set-piece acumen…

Steven Davis (Northern Ireland)

From a corner to a goal-kick in less than a second…

Wayne Rooney

England’s all-time top goalscorer at the height of his powers against Italy at the 2014 World Cup…

Adel Taarabt

You’ve got to salute his impressive, career-long commitment to half-arsing absolutely everything…

Keisuke Honda

In which Honda whacks one over yonda during a pre-season friendly against Valencia…

In the immortal words of Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, such a mighty wallop.

Nenad Milijas

The very definition of ‘a dribbler’…

Aras Ozbiliz

Sit back as Armenia’s set-piece specialist executes his masterpiece…

Kazakhstan Semi-Pro League

A smidgen of excess surface water and this chump can’t even reach the 18-yard box…

Professional footballers: Making the relatively simple task of hoofing a ball into the penalty area look bloody gargantuan since time immemorial.

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  1. Boyo says:

    Strong selection, surely must be a place for Iago Aspas’ abomination against Chelsea in THAT must win 13/14 game.

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