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And finally…hole in the wall? Problem solved

This is a story from the FSF archive – the FSF and SD merged to become the FSA in 2019.

Over to Brazil’s second tier where fallen giants Palmeiras won 3-2 against Figueirense. The game will be remembered for a cheeky Figueirense tactic which prevents gaps in the wall at free-kicks. Keepers can sleep a little easier at night.

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And finally… head over heels

The World Cup’s well underway, and there’s been goals and incidents galore. From VAR penalties to long-range screamers we’ve had the lot, but we fear for Milad Mohammadi that this particular clip may live longer in the memory than any act of brilliance at this summer’s tournament. Shades of Zaire 1974 levels of farce as the Iranian attempts a throw-in…

And finally… face time

Here it is again, in all its glory. One of the highlights of the 2018 World Cup, Michy Batshuayi belting the ball off the post into his own face. He was a good sport about it afterwards mind.

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