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Andy Carroll Hits 2 Contenders For Goal Of The Season, But Both Are Ruled Out For Offside

Relegation-threatened Reading got absolutely hammered by promotion hopefuls Fulham in the Championship on Tuesday — losing 7-0 at the Madejski to braces from Harry Wilson and Aleksandar Mitrović and further goals from Kenny Tete, Neeskens Kebano and Tosin Adarabioyo. 

In a poetically fitting way, Reading's 33-year-old striker Andy Carroll also had two outrageous efforts ruled out for being clearly offside. 

Sierra Leone Keeper’s Man-Of-The-Match Display Brings Tears, Message From President

It’s frustrating when you see countless European coaches, fans and media outlets focusing more on what the Africa Cup of Nations costs than the joy it brings. Yes, some European clubs are without some top players for a little while, but no one complains participation in the Euros or Copa América. For proof of what AFCON means to the continent, look no further than the tears of Mohamed Kamara, the young Sierra Leone keeper who was named Man of the Match after an unlikely 0-0 draw with Algeria on Tuesday.

School Kids Absolutely Lose It With The Appearance Of Riyad Mahrez At AFCON

The reigning Africa Cup of Nations champion Algeria began its title defense Tuesday with a match against Sierra Leone in Douala, meaning it was also time to get a first glimpse of three-time Premier League winner and 2016 African Footballer of the Year Riyad Mahrez.

The One Stat That Defined Maradona’s Genius At The 1986 World Cup

In 1986, Diego Armando Maradona was on top of the world. With five goals and five assists, El Pibe de Oro led Argentina to an impressive World Cup victory. The stat that really shows how great Maradona was that summer in Mexico wasn’t his goals, assists or record number of dribbles — it was the record he set for most fouls suffered in a men’s World Cup. 

Big Man Adebayo Akinfenwa Crushes His Teammates After Incredible 90+8' Equalizer

Wycombe Wanderers and Sunderland played out a batshit crazy League One match Saturday that saw the two clubs exchange four goals in the opening 39 minutes before each scored in second-half stoppage time to cap a wild 3-3 draw. 

A David Stockdale own goal gave Sunderland the lead in the third minute, but Wycombe responded through Anis Mehmeti in the 13th. The Blues then went ahead through Sam Vokes in the 36th, but the Black Cats equalized only three minutes later thanks to Ross Stewart's goal.

Porto Manager Brings On 19-Year-Old Son In 87th Minute. He Scores Game-Winner In The 89th

After Sporting lost 3-2 to Santa Clara on Friday, Porto was presented an opportunity to open up a lead at the top of the Primeira Liga with a positive result against Estoril Praia on Saturday.

However, Estoril Praia, the league's fifth-place team, stormed to a 2-0 halftime advantage thanks to an André Franco penalty and a wicked deflection on Arthur's shot from the edge of the area. 

38-Year-Old Dani “Dimes” Alves Is Still Serving Up The Most Delicious Assists For Barcelona

Barcelona shared the points with Granada on Saturday with a 1-1 draw that saw a peach of an assist from Dani Alves. This truly felt like a blast from the past to see the 38-year-old doing what he does best in a Barcelona kit.

We at The18 recently looked at some of Alves’ best assists to Lionel Messi. Luuk de Jong was on the end of Alves’ ball against Granada, but we’re sure Messi would have been proud.

FA Cup Magic! League One Minnows Shock Newcastle With Massive Upset At St. James' Park

Newcastle United suffered a humiliating 1-0 home defeat by third-tier Cambridge United. Premier League strugglers Newcastle flexed their new financial muscle by signing England full back Kieran Trippier from Atletico Madrid on Friday and he made his debut.

But humble Cambridge were undaunted as Joe Ironside fired in a second-half goal and keeper Dimitar Mitov made a series of saves to seal a famous victory and send their fans into delirium.

The 2021 Puskás Award Is Down To 3 Sizzling Finalists That The18 Somehow Failed To Predict

FIFA has narrowed down the best goal of 2021 — or the Puskás award as it’s commonly known as — to three finalists. The 2021 Puskás award will be won by one of the following three players.

2021 Puskás Award Finalists

  • Erik Lamela’s Rabona Goal vs. Arsenal 
  • Mehdi Taremi’s Bicycle Kick vs. Chelsea
  • Patrik Schick’s Goal From Midfield vs. Scotland

Lamela Rabona

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