When it comes to football regulation the word “imminent” has probably been said hundreds of times by ministers and civil servants in recent years - and an incoming football regulator (aka iREF) is more imminent than ever.
England’s number nine Harry Kane has had a fine debut season in German football, having already netted 25 goals, but despite this contribution Bayern Munich find themselves eight points behind Leverkusen as they chase their 12th consecutive Bundesliga title. Kane should have finished their game against Bochum on 26 goals for the season but for this shocking miss when one-on-one with the ‘keeper.
The Lionesses will take on Austria (Friday 23rd February) and Italy (Tuesday 26th February) at Algeciras CF’s Nuevo Mirador stadium which is located in Andalusia, Spain. As ever our Free Lionesses guide is available to help any travelling supporters.
Our #ICYMI archive is full of missed sitters, blunders and professional footballers generally missing open goals in all sorts of weird and wonderful ways. But Syndey FC’s Pat Wood might have just created the One Miss to Rule Them All with a truly demonic piece of footballing incompetence in the A-League this week – thanks to Andy Dye for bringing into our lives.
Earlier this month we welcomed the latest fan-owned club to the FSA ranks, with the formation of East Thurrock Community FC in Essex. Here, chair of the newly-formed club Jack Duffin gives us the background to East Thurrock CFC’s formation, and how they got to where they are.
Real Sociedad’s Umar Sadiq missed not one but two gilt-edged chances during his side’s epic 0-0 draw away at Mallorca in the Copa Del Rey this week. The second of which, seen here on 71 minutes, was an absolute howler.
The Argentine Premier Division kicked off this week and we’re off to a strong start with this blooper from Talleres defender Matias Catalán. Costing his side three points against Gimnasia in their opening game, Catalán can consider himself unlucky – his blunderous own goal was only possible due to the state of the modern offside law.
Sunday’s scenes at West Bromwich Albion v Wolves led to the announcement of an FA investigation within hours of the incident happening – and the FSA is keen to hear from supporters who were actually at the match so that your experiences are heard too.
If you were watching Fulham take on Newcastle United in the FA Cup fifth round this weekend you may have spotted swathes of empty seats in the home ends – and it wasn’t apathy keeping the regulars away.